Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 16 6
Rank change year-on-year +4 -10 +4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 225 204 448
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 14.91% 14.13% 20.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 53.83% 46.90% 58.64%
Number of salaries quoted 147 161 378
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £70,000 £65,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -2.44%

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 418 435 764
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 27.70% 30.12% 34.14%
Number of salaries quoted 292 360 639
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £24,050 £22,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £61,250
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -6.67%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +7 84 £47,500 +1.60% 9
Gloucester +8 56 £45,500 -15.35% 14
Cirencester +5 11 £34,000 -32.00%
Tewkesbury -2 5 £40,000 -5.88% 5
Lechlade - 1 £65,000 -
Linux
South West

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 121 (53.78%) Java
1 121 (53.78%) Python
2 112 (49.78%) Software Engineering
3 99 (44.00%) Windows
4 96 (42.67%) Agile Software Development
5 89 (39.56%) C++
6 86 (38.22%) Security Cleared
7 80 (35.56%) JIRA
8 65 (28.89%) C
9 64 (28.44%) DV Cleared
10 62 (27.56%) Scrum
11 60 (26.67%) Microsoft
12 58 (25.78%) Bash Shell
13 57 (25.33%) DevOps
14 54 (24.00%) Spring
15 53 (23.56%) JavaScript
16 49 (21.78%) Docker
17 48 (21.33%) Bitbucket
18 46 (20.44%) Java EE
18 46 (20.44%) C#
19 45 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
20 42 (18.67%) Jenkins
20 42 (18.67%) SQL
21 41 (18.22%) Red Hat
21 41 (18.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
22 40 (17.78%) CentOS
22 40 (17.78%) Test Automation
22 40 (17.78%) Open Source
23 39 (17.33%) MySQL
24 38 (16.89%) Puppet

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 35 (15.56%) Apache
2 32 (14.22%) Confluence
3 12 (5.33%) Apache Pig
3 12 (5.33%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (2.67%) JBoss
5 4 (1.78%) Mule
5 4 (1.78%) Mule ESB
5 4 (1.78%) OpenStack
5 4 (1.78%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (1.33%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.89%) IIS
8 1 (0.44%) CMS
8 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.44%) Oracle 10gAS
8 1 (0.44%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.44%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.44%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (2.67%) MS Visio
2 5 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.33%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 30 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (8.00%) Amazon EC2
3 15 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (6.22%) Amazon S3
5 12 (5.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 8 (3.56%) Office 365
7 6 (2.67%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (1.78%) OpenShift
8 4 (1.78%) SaaS
9 2 (0.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (0.89%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (0.89%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.89%) IBM Cloud
9 2 (0.89%) SoftLayer
9 2 (0.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.44%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.44%) G Suite
10 1 (0.44%) GitHub
10 1 (0.44%) npm
10 1 (0.44%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 30 (13.33%) TCP/IP
2 25 (11.11%) Firewall
3 18 (8.00%) HTTP
4 15 (6.67%) SSL
5 11 (4.89%) SNMP
6 10 (4.44%) FTP
7 8 (3.56%) FCoE
8 6 (2.67%) Ethernet
8 6 (2.67%) IPsec
8 6 (2.67%) Network Security
9 5 (2.22%) VLAN
10 4 (1.78%) IPv4
10 4 (1.78%) Wireless
11 3 (1.33%) DNS
11 3 (1.33%) Internet
11 3 (1.33%) IPv6
11 3 (1.33%) LAN
11 3 (1.33%) VPN
11 3 (1.33%) WAN
11 3 (1.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (17.33%) MySQL
2 31 (13.78%) Big Data
3 30 (13.33%) SQL Server
4 27 (12.00%) Hadoop
5 23 (10.22%) Apache Hive
6 14 (6.22%) Amazon RDS
6 14 (6.22%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (5.33%) MongoDB
8 11 (4.89%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (2.22%) Neo4j
9 5 (2.22%) NoSQL
9 5 (2.22%) Relational Database
10 4 (1.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 3 (1.33%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.89%) MariaDB
13 1 (0.44%) BusinessObjects
13 1 (0.44%) GIS
13 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database 11g
13 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database 12c
13 1 (0.44%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 80 (35.56%) JIRA
2 48 (21.33%) Bitbucket
3 42 (18.67%) Jenkins
4 41 (18.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 34 (15.11%) EasyMock
5 34 (15.11%) JUnit
6 30 (13.33%) Git (software)
7 25 (11.11%) Selenium
8 21 (9.33%) Eclipse
9 16 (7.11%) git-flow
10 14 (6.22%) CodeSonar
10 14 (6.22%) Maven
10 14 (6.22%) Robot Framework
11 12 (5.33%) Liquibase
12 10 (4.44%) Cucumber
13 8 (3.56%) Redmine
14 7 (3.11%) Visual Studio
15 4 (1.78%) IntelliJ
15 4 (1.78%) Xcode
16 3 (1.33%) JMeter
General
1 20 (8.89%) Finance
2 19 (8.44%) Electronics
3 14 (6.22%) Manufacturing
4 11 (4.89%) Games
5 10 (4.44%) Military
6 9 (4.00%) Marketing
6 9 (4.00%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.67%) Law
7 6 (2.67%) Retail
8 5 (2.22%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.89%) Advertising
10 1 (0.44%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 73 (32.44%) Developer
2 60 (26.67%) Software Engineer
3 40 (17.78%) Java Developer
3 40 (17.78%) Java Engineer
3 40 (17.78%) Java Software Engineer
4 29 (12.89%) DevOps Engineer
4 29 (12.89%) Software Developer
5 23 (10.22%) Support Engineer
6 21 (9.33%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 21 (9.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 20 (8.89%) Linux Engineer
8 19 (8.44%) Senior Developer
9 16 (7.11%) Analyst
9 16 (7.11%) Java Software Developer
9 16 (7.11%) Senior Java Developer
10 15 (6.67%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
11 14 (6.22%) IT Support
12 13 (5.78%) IT Engineer
12 13 (5.78%) IT Support Engineer
13 12 (5.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (24.00%) Spring
2 46 (20.44%) Java EE
3 31 (13.78%) CSS
4 30 (13.33%) REST
4 30 (13.33%) Spring MVC
5 27 (12.00%) EJB
5 27 (12.00%) HTML
5 27 (12.00%) JSF
6 23 (10.22%) AngularJS
7 22 (9.78%) Node.js
7 22 (9.78%) Web Services
8 21 (9.33%) .NET
9 20 (8.89%) XML
10 19 (8.44%) JSON
11 18 (8.00%) .NET Framework
11 18 (8.00%) Django
11 18 (8.00%) jQuery
11 18 (8.00%) SOAP
12 17 (7.56%) STL
13 16 (7.11%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 27 (12.00%) Wiki
2 16 (7.11%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (3.56%) Cybercrime
3 8 (3.56%) Linux Command Line
4 6 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.22%) CAN bus
6 4 (1.78%) Algorithms
6 4 (1.78%) e-Learning
7 3 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.33%) Cyber Defence
7 3 (1.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 3 (1.33%) PKI
7 3 (1.33%) Verilog
7 3 (1.33%) VHDL
8 2 (0.89%) Analytical Mindset
8 2 (0.89%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (0.89%) Industry 4.0
8 2 (0.89%) Mobile Computing
8 2 (0.89%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.89%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 99 (44.00%) Windows
2 40 (17.78%) CentOS
3 36 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 27 (12.00%) Windows Server
5 24 (10.67%) Unix
6 23 (10.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (9.33%) Android
7 21 (9.33%) Mac OS X
8 19 (8.44%) Apple iOS
9 15 (6.67%) Ubuntu
9 15 (6.67%) Windows 10
10 10 (4.44%) Embedded Linux
11 9 (4.00%) Mac OS
12 6 (2.67%) Fedora
13 5 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
14 3 (1.33%) Windows 7
14 3 (1.33%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.89%) Solaris
16 1 (0.44%) Debian
16 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (49.78%) Software Engineering
2 96 (42.67%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (27.56%) Scrum
4 57 (25.33%) DevOps
5 45 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
6 40 (17.78%) Open Source
6 40 (17.78%) Test Automation
7 30 (13.33%) Requirements Analysis
8 28 (12.44%) OO
9 27 (12.00%) OOD
9 27 (12.00%) Systems Engineering
9 27 (12.00%) TDD
10 26 (11.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 23 (10.22%) User Stories
12 21 (9.33%) Kanban
13 20 (8.89%) Penetration Testing
14 19 (8.44%) Integration Testing
15 18 (8.00%) Mentoring
15 18 (8.00%) Multithreading
16 17 (7.56%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 121 (53.78%) Java
1 121 (53.78%) Python
2 89 (39.56%) C++
3 65 (28.89%) C
4 58 (25.78%) Bash Shell
5 53 (23.56%) JavaScript
6 46 (20.44%) C#
7 42 (18.67%) SQL
8 37 (16.44%) PowerShell
9 28 (12.44%) Perl
10 24 (10.67%) PHP
11 17 (7.56%) Objective-C
12 11 (4.89%) Embedded C
13 8 (3.56%) Korn
13 8 (3.56%) Ruby
14 6 (2.67%) Go
14 6 (2.67%) VB
15 5 (2.22%) Assembly Language
15 5 (2.22%) Tcl
16 4 (1.78%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 86 (38.22%) Security Cleared
2 64 (28.44%) DV Cleared
3 28 (12.44%) CCNA
3 28 (12.44%) Cisco Certification
4 27 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 26 (11.56%) MCSE
6 25 (11.11%) CISSP
6 25 (11.11%) CompTIA Security+
6 25 (11.11%) GIAC
6 25 (11.11%) Linux+ Certification
6 25 (11.11%) Network+ Certification
6 25 (11.11%) SANS
6 25 (11.11%) SC Cleared
6 25 (11.11%) SSCP
7 13 (5.78%) Degree
8 4 (1.78%) RHCE
9 2 (0.89%) ISEB
9 2 (0.89%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.44%) MCSA
10 1 (0.44%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.00%) SLA
2 4 (1.78%) QA
3 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 49 (21.78%) Docker
2 22 (9.78%) vSphere
3 20 (8.89%) VMware ESXi
4 16 (7.11%) Active Directory
5 13 (5.78%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (4.44%) NFS
6 10 (4.44%) Samba
6 10 (4.44%) VMware NSX
7 8 (3.56%) VirtualBox
8 6 (2.67%) Xen
9 5 (2.22%) Firmware
9 5 (2.22%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.44%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 38 (16.89%) Puppet
2 31 (13.78%) Ansible
3 16 (7.11%) Salt
3 16 (7.11%) vCenter Server
4 15 (6.67%) Kubernetes
4 15 (6.67%) Nagios
5 8 (3.56%) WSUS
6 7 (3.11%) Docker Swarm
7 6 (2.67%) OpenNMS
7 6 (2.67%) ZABBIX
8 4 (1.78%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.89%) PowerCLI
9 2 (0.89%) SCCM
10 1 (0.44%) HP ALM
10 1 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.44%) Mesos
10 1 (0.44%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.44%) Rancher
10 1 (0.44%) yum
Vendors
1 60 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 41 (18.22%) Red Hat
3 24 (10.67%) VMware
4 22 (9.78%) Atlassian
5 14 (6.22%) SolarWinds
6 13 (5.78%) EMC
7 10 (4.44%) NetApp
7 10 (4.44%) SAP
8 8 (3.56%) Cisco
9 7 (3.11%) Oracle
10 6 (2.67%) Apple
10 6 (2.67%) Cloudera
10 6 (2.67%) Hortonworks
10 6 (2.67%) Proofpoint
11 3 (1.33%) Juniper
12 2 (0.89%) AVG
12 2 (0.89%) Dell
12 2 (0.89%) Google
12 2 (0.89%) HP
12 2 (0.89%) Meraki