Period
to 12 August 2020

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 12 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
12 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 8 5 10
Rank change year-on-year -3 +5 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 159 416 322
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 19.41% 24.30% 19.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 70.98% 67.31% 63.76%
Number of salaries quoted 135 339 232
Median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% +4.40% +1.11%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £88,500 £63,550 £62,500
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 224 618 505
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 27.35% 36.10% 30.17%
Number of salaries quoted 173 487 371
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,300 £27,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £62,900 £62,500
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year - -2.44% +2.50%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Gloucestershire

Linux
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Linux in Gloucestershire.

Salary trend for Linux in Gloucestershire

Linux
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Linux in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 12 August 2020.

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 12 August 2020. 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 -1 69 £50,000 +11.11% 7
Gloucester 0 47 £55,000 +12.82% 10
Cirencester - 7 £55,000 - 1
Tewkesbury -1 2 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Linux
South West

For the 6 months to 12 August 2020, 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 86 (54.09%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (53.46%) Security Cleared
3 79 (49.69%) DevOps
4 75 (47.17%) DV Cleared
5 72 (45.28%) Docker
6 69 (43.40%) Java
7 60 (37.74%) Python
8 54 (33.96%) Ansible
9 48 (30.19%) Software Engineering
10 45 (28.30%) Microsoft
10 45 (28.30%) Windows
11 44 (27.67%) AWS
12 43 (27.04%) OO
13 40 (25.16%) JavaScript
13 40 (25.16%) C++
14 39 (24.53%) Open Source
15 38 (23.90%) Technical Leadership
16 34 (21.38%) Jenkins
16 34 (21.38%) C
16 34 (21.38%) JIRA
17 33 (20.75%) Unix
18 31 (19.50%) VMware
18 31 (19.50%) Oracle
19 30 (18.87%) SQL
19 30 (18.87%) Cybersecurity
19 30 (18.87%) Confluence
20 29 (18.24%) Azure
20 29 (18.24%) Scrum
20 29 (18.24%) Red Hat
20 29 (18.24%) PowerShell

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 30 (18.87%) Confluence
2 10 (6.29%) Apache
3 8 (5.03%) SharePoint
4 6 (3.77%) JBoss
5 5 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (2.52%) IIS
7 3 (1.89%) Cloud Foundry
7 3 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.89%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.26%) nginx
9 1 (0.63%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.63%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.63%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.63%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.63%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.63%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (3.14%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (3.14%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (3.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 5 (3.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.26%) Magento
1 2 (1.26%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.63%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 44 (27.67%) AWS
2 29 (18.24%) Azure
3 20 (12.58%) SaaS
4 17 (10.69%) PaaS
5 16 (10.06%) IaaS
6 9 (5.66%) Office 365
7 7 (4.40%) OpenShift
8 2 (1.26%) AWS CloudTrail
8 2 (1.26%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 2 (1.26%) Azure Stack
8 2 (1.26%) GCP
8 2 (1.26%) GitHub
8 2 (1.26%) OneDrive
8 2 (1.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.63%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (0.63%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.63%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.63%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.06%) Firewall
2 10 (6.29%) SAN
3 7 (4.40%) NetScaler
3 7 (4.40%) VPN
4 6 (3.77%) TCP/IP
5 5 (3.14%) Fibre Channel
5 5 (3.14%) iSCSI
6 4 (2.52%) Ethernet
6 4 (2.52%) Internet
6 4 (2.52%) NAS
7 3 (1.89%) DNS
7 3 (1.89%) HTTP
7 3 (1.89%) SSH
7 3 (1.89%) VLAN
8 2 (1.26%) LAN
8 2 (1.26%) Network Security
8 2 (1.26%) OSPF
8 2 (1.26%) WAN
8 2 (1.26%) Wireless
9 1 (0.63%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (13.21%) MongoDB
2 20 (12.58%) Big Data
2 20 (12.58%) Hadoop
3 15 (9.43%) SQL Server
4 14 (8.81%) MySQL
5 7 (4.40%) Oracle Database
5 7 (4.40%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (3.14%) NoSQL
6 5 (3.14%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (3.14%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (3.14%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (2.52%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.63%) Amazon Aurora
8 1 (0.63%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.63%) Apache Accumulo
8 1 (0.63%) ArangoDB
8 1 (0.63%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.63%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.63%) Redis
8 1 (0.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 34 (21.38%) Jenkins
1 34 (21.38%) JIRA
2 15 (9.43%) Git (software)
3 10 (6.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 8 (5.03%) Cucumber
4 8 (5.03%) JUnit
5 7 (4.40%) Bitbucket
5 7 (4.40%) Maven
6 5 (3.14%) Bitbucket Server
6 5 (3.14%) Eclipse
7 4 (2.52%) Selenium
7 4 (2.52%) Visual Studio
8 3 (1.89%) EasyMock
8 3 (1.89%) IDA Disassembler
8 3 (1.89%) Mockito
8 3 (1.89%) TestRail
9 2 (1.26%) Appium
9 2 (1.26%) Grunt
9 2 (1.26%) gulp
9 2 (1.26%) SoapUI
General
1 16 (10.06%) Legal
2 14 (8.81%) Finance
3 4 (2.52%) Military
3 4 (2.52%) Public Sector
4 3 (1.89%) Marketing
5 2 (1.26%) Electronics
5 2 (1.26%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.26%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.63%) Billing
6 1 (0.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (20.75%) Software Engineer
2 28 (17.61%) Developer
2 28 (17.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 18 (11.32%) Architect
4 16 (10.06%) Solutions Architect
5 15 (9.43%) Linux Engineer
6 14 (8.81%) Cloud Architect
6 14 (8.81%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 14 (8.81%) Java Developer
7 9 (5.66%) Principal Engineer
7 9 (5.66%) Systems Engineer
8 8 (5.03%) Java Software Developer
8 8 (5.03%) Principal Software Engineer
8 8 (5.03%) Software Developer
8 8 (5.03%) Support Engineer
9 7 (4.40%) Full Stack Developer
9 7 (4.40%) Java Engineer
9 7 (4.40%) Lead Software Engineer
9 7 (4.40%) Linux Systems Engineer
10 6 (3.77%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (13.84%) Apache NiFi
2 19 (11.95%) AngularJS
2 19 (11.95%) React
3 18 (11.32%) Node.js
4 15 (9.43%) Kafka
5 12 (7.55%) Spring
6 11 (6.92%) Enzyme
6 11 (6.92%) HTML
6 11 (6.92%) Jest
7 10 (6.29%) Java EE
7 10 (6.29%) Web Services
8 9 (5.66%) Hibernate
9 8 (5.03%) EJB
10 6 (3.77%) CSS
10 6 (3.77%) jQuery
11 5 (3.14%) Laravel
11 5 (3.14%) XML
12 4 (2.52%) .NET
12 4 (2.52%) Elastic Stack
12 4 (2.52%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.32%) Cloud Native
2 17 (10.69%) PKI
3 14 (8.81%) Cyberattack
4 9 (5.66%) Data Centre
5 6 (3.77%) Cyberthreat
6 5 (3.14%) Linux Command Line
6 5 (3.14%) Reinsurance
7 4 (2.52%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.89%) VHDL
8 3 (1.89%) Wiki
9 2 (1.26%) Clustering
9 2 (1.26%) Cyber Defence
9 2 (1.26%) Device Driver
9 2 (1.26%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (1.26%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.26%) User Experience
9 2 (1.26%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.63%) PMI
10 1 (0.63%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 45 (28.30%) Windows
2 33 (20.75%) Unix
3 27 (16.98%) CentOS
4 23 (14.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (6.29%) Windows Server
6 7 (4.40%) Windows 7
7 6 (3.77%) Oracle Linux
7 6 (3.77%) Solaris
7 6 (3.77%) Ubuntu
8 5 (3.14%) Android
8 5 (3.14%) Apple iOS
8 5 (3.14%) Debian
8 5 (3.14%) HPUX
8 5 (3.14%) Windows 8
9 4 (2.52%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.26%) Mac OS
10 2 (1.26%) Windows 10
10 2 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (1.26%) Windows Server 2016
11 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (54.09%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (49.69%) DevOps
3 48 (30.19%) Software Engineering
4 43 (27.04%) OO
5 39 (24.53%) Open Source
6 38 (23.90%) Technical Leadership
7 30 (18.87%) Cybersecurity
8 29 (18.24%) Scrum
9 28 (17.61%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 28 (17.61%) Mentoring
10 22 (13.84%) Infrastructure as Code
10 22 (13.84%) OOD
10 22 (13.84%) TDD
11 21 (13.21%) Business Development
11 21 (13.21%) Cyber Intelligence
12 20 (12.58%) Test Automation
13 19 (11.95%) Line Management
13 19 (11.95%) Requirements Analysis
14 18 (11.32%) Microservices
15 17 (10.69%) Collaborative Working
Programming Languages
1 69 (43.40%) Java
2 60 (37.74%) Python
3 40 (25.16%) C++
3 40 (25.16%) JavaScript
4 34 (21.38%) C
5 30 (18.87%) SQL
6 29 (18.24%) PowerShell
7 26 (16.35%) Bash Shell
8 15 (9.43%) C#
9 12 (7.55%) PHP
10 8 (5.03%) Ruby
11 6 (3.77%) Java 8
12 4 (2.52%) Scala
12 4 (2.52%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.89%) Perl
14 2 (1.26%) Delphi
14 2 (1.26%) PHP 5
14 2 (1.26%) VB
15 1 (0.63%) Go
Qualifications
1 85 (53.46%) Security Cleared
2 75 (47.17%) DV Cleared
3 10 (6.29%) CCNA
3 10 (6.29%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (5.66%) SC Cleared
5 7 (4.40%) Degree
6 6 (3.77%) MCSA
6 6 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (3.14%) MCSE
7 5 (3.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (2.52%) ISTQB
9 3 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.26%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (1.26%) ISEB
11 1 (0.63%) AWS Certification
11 1 (0.63%) HND
11 1 (0.63%) JNCIA
11 1 (0.63%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (8.81%) NCSC
2 14 (8.81%) NIST
2 14 (8.81%) NIST 800
3 5 (3.14%) QA
4 3 (1.89%) SLA
5 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 72 (45.28%) Docker
2 27 (16.98%) Active Directory
3 26 (16.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (5.66%) Hyper-V
5 8 (5.03%) vSphere
6 7 (4.40%) XenApp
6 7 (4.40%) XenDesktop
7 5 (3.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 5 (3.14%) KVM
8 3 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (1.26%) Ceph
9 2 (1.26%) Firmware
9 2 (1.26%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (1.26%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.63%) LXC
10 1 (0.63%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 54 (33.96%) Ansible
2 26 (16.35%) Terraform
3 23 (14.47%) Kubernetes
4 15 (9.43%) Puppet
5 9 (5.66%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (3.14%) Backup Exec
6 5 (3.14%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (1.89%) Docker Swarm
7 3 (1.89%) Salt
7 3 (1.89%) SCCM
8 2 (1.26%) Cloudify
8 2 (1.26%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 2 (1.26%) HP ALM
8 2 (1.26%) logstash
8 2 (1.26%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 2 (1.26%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 2 (1.26%) Packer
8 2 (1.26%) SCOM
8 2 (1.26%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.63%) Grafana
Vendors
1 45 (28.30%) Microsoft
2 31 (19.50%) Oracle
2 31 (19.50%) VMware
3 29 (18.24%) Red Hat
4 28 (17.61%) Atlassian
5 16 (10.06%) Google
6 9 (5.66%) Cisco
7 8 (5.03%) HP
8 7 (4.40%) Citrix
9 5 (3.14%) Dell
9 5 (3.14%) McAfee
9 5 (3.14%) Veeam
10 4 (2.52%) Splunk
11 2 (1.26%) ArcSight
11 2 (1.26%) LogRhythm
11 2 (1.26%) SAP
11 2 (1.26%) Zend
12 1 (0.63%) Apple
12 1 (0.63%) Centrify
12 1 (0.63%) Okta