Period
to 21 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire with a requirement for Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Linux over the 6 months to 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 9 7
Rank change year-on-year -3 -2 +6
Permanent jobs citing Linux 309 299 408
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 18.46% 17.45% 19.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 64.51% 59.68% 62.29%
Number of salaries quoted 224 267 350
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.11% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,750 £27,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £65,000
South West median annual salary £43,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.88% +2.50% -

Linux is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Gloucestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 479 501 655
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 28.61% 29.25% 31.25%
Number of salaries quoted 358 439 501
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +10.39%
10th Percentile £28,250 £23,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
South West median annual salary £41,500 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.79% +10.00% -2.78%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

Job postings citing Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Gloucestershire

Linux
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux in Gloucestershire.

Salary trend for Linux in Gloucestershire

Linux
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Linux in Gloucestershire

Linux
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 21 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham -10 76 £50,000 +11.11% 15
Gloucester +4 75 £50,000 +17.65% 16
Tewkesbury +2 25 £39,000 -13.33% 1
Cirencester +13 14 £60,000 +33.33%
Lydney 0 2 £42,500 +25.93%
Stroud - 2 £85,000 - 1
Lechlade - 1 £65,000 - 2
Linux
South West

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Linux.

1 158 (51.13%) Security Cleared
2 157 (50.81%) Agile Software Development
3 156 (50.49%) Windows
4 140 (45.31%) Python
5 133 (43.04%) Software Engineering
6 132 (42.72%) Java
7 131 (42.39%) C++
8 130 (42.07%) C
9 107 (34.63%) JIRA
10 103 (33.33%) DV Cleared
11 86 (27.83%) Git (software)
12 84 (27.18%) SQL
13 83 (26.86%) Scrum
14 70 (22.65%) Bash Shell
15 68 (22.01%) C#
16 66 (21.36%) Microsoft
17 62 (20.06%) JavaScript
18 61 (19.74%) DevOps
19 59 (19.09%) Test Automation
20 57 (18.45%) Bitbucket
20 57 (18.45%) Jenkins
20 57 (18.45%) Unix
21 56 (18.12%) Spring
22 55 (17.80%) Cybersecurity
23 53 (17.15%) Continuous Integration
23 53 (17.15%) Finance
24 52 (16.83%) JUnit
24 52 (16.83%) Confluence
25 51 (16.50%) Docker
26 50 (16.18%) Open Source

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 52 (16.83%) Confluence
2 46 (14.89%) Apache
3 28 (9.06%) JBoss
4 22 (7.12%) Tomcat
5 19 (6.15%) Mule
5 19 (6.15%) Mule ESB
6 12 (3.88%) Elasticsearch
7 8 (2.59%) Apache Pig
7 8 (2.59%) nginx
8 6 (1.94%) IIS
8 6 (1.94%) OpenStack
9 4 (1.29%) Apache Spark
9 4 (1.29%) WebLogic
9 4 (1.29%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.32%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.32%) Moodle
10 1 (0.32%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.32%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.32%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (2.27%) MS Visio
2 5 (1.62%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.29%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.97%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 47 (15.21%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (9.06%) Amazon EC2
3 20 (6.47%) SaaS
4 11 (3.56%) OpenShift
5 10 (3.24%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (2.91%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 9 (2.91%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.97%) Office 365
8 2 (0.65%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.65%) IaaS
8 2 (0.65%) PaaS
9 1 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.32%) GitHub
9 1 (0.32%) npm
9 1 (0.32%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 45 (14.56%) TCP/IP
2 31 (10.03%) Firewall
3 27 (8.74%) Network Security
4 26 (8.41%) SSL
5 25 (8.09%) SNMP
6 22 (7.12%) HTTP
7 18 (5.83%) VLAN
8 17 (5.50%) Ethernet
9 15 (4.85%) IPsec
9 15 (4.85%) IPv4
9 15 (4.85%) Wi-Fi
10 14 (4.53%) IPv6
10 14 (4.53%) SSH
11 10 (3.24%) DNS
12 9 (2.91%) Intrusion Detection
13 8 (2.59%) FCoE
13 8 (2.59%) Internet
13 8 (2.59%) Wireshark
14 7 (2.27%) VPN
15 6 (1.94%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (14.24%) MySQL
2 30 (9.71%) MongoDB
3 26 (8.41%) SQL Server
4 19 (6.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 19 (6.15%) Hadoop
4 19 (6.15%) NoSQL
5 17 (5.50%) Big Data
6 16 (5.18%) GIS
7 15 (4.85%) Geospatial Data
8 13 (4.21%) Apache Hive
9 12 (3.88%) PostgreSQL
10 9 (2.91%) Amazon RDS
10 9 (2.91%) MariaDB
11 8 (2.59%) Relational Database
12 4 (1.29%) Apache Cassandra
13 3 (0.97%) Apache Accumulo
13 3 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.97%) IBM InfoSphere
13 3 (0.97%) Neo4j
14 2 (0.65%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 107 (34.63%) JIRA
2 86 (27.83%) Git (software)
3 57 (18.45%) Bitbucket
3 57 (18.45%) Jenkins
4 52 (16.83%) JUnit
5 35 (11.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 29 (9.39%) Visual Studio
7 27 (8.74%) EasyMock
8 21 (6.80%) Cucumber
9 20 (6.47%) Selenium
10 19 (6.15%) Eclipse
10 19 (6.15%) IntelliJ
11 18 (5.83%) Maven
11 18 (5.83%) Team Foundation Server
12 9 (2.91%) Liquibase
13 8 (2.59%) CodeSonar
13 8 (2.59%) git-flow
13 8 (2.59%) Redmine
13 8 (2.59%) Robot Framework
14 7 (2.27%) Subversion
General
1 53 (17.15%) Finance
2 36 (11.65%) Electronics
3 28 (9.06%) Military
4 27 (8.74%) Manufacturing
5 25 (8.09%) Telecoms
6 22 (7.12%) Marketing
7 18 (5.83%) Retail
8 9 (2.91%) Games
9 7 (2.27%) Aerospace
10 4 (1.29%) Law
11 2 (0.65%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 86 (27.83%) Software Engineer
2 83 (26.86%) Developer
3 49 (15.86%) Java Developer
4 34 (11.00%) Java Engineer
4 34 (11.00%) Java Software Engineer
5 33 (10.68%) Analyst
6 26 (8.41%) Linux Engineer
6 26 (8.41%) Software Developer
7 23 (7.44%) Test Analyst
8 22 (7.12%) Senior Developer
9 21 (6.80%) Senior Java Developer
10 18 (5.83%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 17 (5.50%) DevOps Engineer
11 17 (5.50%) Support Engineer
12 16 (5.18%) C++ Software Engineer
12 16 (5.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 14 (4.53%) Senior Software Engineer
13 14 (4.53%) Test Engineer
14 13 (4.21%) C++ Developer
15 12 (3.88%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (18.12%) Spring
2 48 (15.53%) Web Services
3 41 (13.27%) Java EE
3 41 (13.27%) REST
4 40 (12.94%) XML
5 39 (12.62%) .NET
6 37 (11.97%) JSON
7 36 (11.65%) Spring MVC
8 35 (11.33%) Hibernate
9 33 (10.68%) CSS
9 33 (10.68%) SOAP
10 32 (10.36%) EJB
10 32 (10.36%) JSF
11 30 (9.71%) HTML
12 25 (8.09%) JPA
12 25 (8.09%) Node.js
13 23 (7.44%) .NET Framework
13 23 (7.44%) AngularJS
14 22 (7.12%) WPF
15 21 (6.80%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 29 (9.39%) Linux Command Line
2 23 (7.44%) Wiki
3 21 (6.80%) Device Driver
4 19 (6.15%) Computer Science
5 18 (5.83%) Self-Motivation
6 11 (3.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 8 (2.59%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.94%) CAN bus
9 6 (1.94%) PKI
10 4 (1.29%) Cyber Defence
10 4 (1.29%) Driving Licence
10 4 (1.29%) e-Learning
10 4 (1.29%) Media Streaming
10 4 (1.29%) Video\Live Streaming
11 3 (0.97%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.97%) Public Cloud
11 3 (0.97%) State Machine
11 3 (0.97%) User Experience
12 2 (0.65%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 156 (50.49%) Windows
2 57 (18.45%) Unix
3 48 (15.53%) CentOS
4 28 (9.06%) Android
4 28 (9.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 27 (8.74%) Mac OS X
6 20 (6.47%) Windows Server
7 18 (5.83%) Debian
8 17 (5.50%) Embedded Linux
9 16 (5.18%) Apple iOS
9 16 (5.18%) Ubuntu
10 13 (4.21%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (2.27%) Solaris
11 7 (2.27%) Windows 10
12 5 (1.62%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.97%) AIX
14 2 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
15 1 (0.32%) Fedora
15 1 (0.32%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (50.81%) Agile Software Development
2 133 (43.04%) Software Engineering
3 83 (26.86%) Scrum
4 61 (19.74%) DevOps
5 59 (19.09%) Test Automation
6 55 (17.80%) Cybersecurity
7 53 (17.15%) Continuous Integration
8 50 (16.18%) Open Source
9 49 (15.86%) TDD
10 47 (15.21%) OO
11 45 (14.56%) OOD
11 45 (14.56%) Test Strategy
12 39 (12.62%) SDLC
13 38 (12.30%) Kanban
14 33 (10.68%) MVC
14 33 (10.68%) Requirements Analysis
15 32 (10.36%) Waterfall
16 31 (10.03%) Integration Testing
17 29 (9.39%) Information Assurance
18 23 (7.44%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 140 (45.31%) Python
2 132 (42.72%) Java
3 131 (42.39%) C++
4 130 (42.07%) C
5 84 (27.18%) SQL
6 70 (22.65%) Bash Shell
7 68 (22.01%) C#
8 62 (20.06%) JavaScript
9 26 (8.41%) Perl
10 21 (6.80%) Embedded C
11 18 (5.83%) PHP
11 18 (5.83%) PowerShell
12 17 (5.50%) Shell Script
13 16 (5.18%) Ruby
14 14 (4.53%) Assembly Language
15 11 (3.56%) Embedded C++
16 9 (2.91%) Objective-C
17 8 (2.59%) Korn
18 6 (1.94%) Java 8
18 6 (1.94%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 158 (51.13%) Security Cleared
2 103 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 44 (14.24%) SC Cleared
4 30 (9.71%) Degree
5 18 (5.83%) CISSP
5 18 (5.83%) Microsoft Certification
6 17 (5.50%) CCNA
6 17 (5.50%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (5.50%) CompTIA Security+
6 17 (5.50%) GIAC
6 17 (5.50%) Linux+ Certification
6 17 (5.50%) MCSE
6 17 (5.50%) Network+ Certification
6 17 (5.50%) SANS
6 17 (5.50%) SSCP
7 4 (1.29%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.97%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (0.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.65%) ISEB
9 2 (0.65%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.62%) SLA
2 4 (1.29%) ISO 9001
2 4 (1.29%) PMO
2 4 (1.29%) QA
3 2 (0.65%) Def Stans
3 2 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.65%) MISRA
3 2 (0.65%) MISRA C
System Software
1 51 (16.50%) Docker
2 16 (5.18%) Active Directory
3 12 (3.88%) vSphere
4 11 (3.56%) VMware ESXi
4 11 (3.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (3.56%) VMware NSX
5 8 (2.59%) Ceph
5 8 (2.59%) NFS
5 8 (2.59%) Postfix
5 8 (2.59%) Samba
6 7 (2.27%) Dovecot
7 5 (1.62%) Firmware
8 3 (0.97%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.65%) Snort
9 2 (0.65%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 49 (15.86%) Puppet
2 27 (8.74%) Ansible
3 23 (7.44%) Kubernetes
4 11 (3.56%) vCenter Server
5 10 (3.24%) Salt
6 9 (2.91%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (2.59%) Galera Cluster
7 8 (2.59%) Nagios
8 6 (1.94%) Kibana
8 6 (1.94%) WSUS
9 3 (0.97%) CA Service Virtualization
9 3 (0.97%) HP ALM
9 3 (0.97%) PowerCLI
10 2 (0.65%) HAProxy
10 2 (0.65%) SCCM
11 1 (0.32%) Ambari
11 1 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.32%) Nessus
11 1 (0.32%) SCOM
11 1 (0.32%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 66 (21.36%) Microsoft
2 44 (14.24%) Red Hat
3 35 (11.33%) Atlassian
4 30 (9.71%) VMware
5 22 (7.12%) SAP
6 21 (6.80%) EMC
7 19 (6.15%) Apple
8 15 (4.85%) Cisco
9 14 (4.53%) Juniper
9 14 (4.53%) Oracle
10 8 (2.59%) NetApp
10 8 (2.59%) SolarWinds
11 7 (2.27%) Scality
12 6 (1.94%) IBM
13 5 (1.62%) HP
14 3 (0.97%) Agilent
14 3 (0.97%) CA
14 3 (0.97%) CA Agile Central
14 3 (0.97%) Centrify
14 3 (0.97%) Google