Period
to 22 May 2019

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 22 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
22 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 6 12 9
Rank change year-on-year +6 -3 -3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 269 234 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 17.85% 15.23% 18.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 57.48% 62.07% 59.53%
Number of salaries quoted 215 173 302
Gloucestershire median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.44% - -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £66,500 £63,750
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 468 377 551
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 31.06% 24.54% 30.63%
Number of salaries quoted 350 283 493
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £27,975 £29,600 £24,150
90th Percentile £62,500 £66,250 £60,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +0.33%

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 22 May 2019.

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 22 May 2019. 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
Gloucester -5 73 £46,250 -7.50% 6
Cheltenham +22 71 £47,500 - 7
Tewkesbury +11 20 £47,500 +21.79% 1
Cirencester -2 2 £35,000 -33.33% 1
Linux
South West

For the 6 months to 22 May 2019, 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.

1 176 (65.43%) Security Cleared
2 153 (56.88%) Python
3 146 (54.28%) Agile Software Development
4 125 (46.47%) DV Cleared
5 119 (44.24%) Software Engineering
6 117 (43.49%) C
6 117 (43.49%) C++
7 103 (38.29%) Windows
8 94 (34.94%) Java
9 85 (31.60%) JIRA
10 82 (30.48%) Unix
11 77 (28.62%) JavaScript
12 66 (24.54%) SQL
12 66 (24.54%) Scrum
13 65 (24.16%) Cybersecurity
14 62 (23.05%) DevOps
15 60 (22.30%) Docker
15 60 (22.30%) Bash Shell
16 59 (21.93%) ITIL
17 58 (21.56%) Microsoft Azure
18 55 (20.45%) Continuous Integration
19 52 (19.33%) SC Cleared
19 52 (19.33%) VMware
20 51 (18.96%) PowerShell
21 50 (18.59%) Confluence
22 49 (18.22%) Embedded C
23 48 (17.84%) SQL Server
24 47 (17.47%) C#
24 47 (17.47%) VMware Infrastructure
24 47 (17.47%) Git (software)

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 50 (18.59%) Confluence
2 28 (10.41%) SharePoint
3 24 (8.92%) JBoss
4 16 (5.95%) Apache
5 15 (5.58%) Apache Spark
6 14 (5.20%) Elasticsearch
7 9 (3.35%) WebLogic
8 8 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (2.97%) MS Exchange
9 7 (2.60%) OpenStack
10 6 (2.23%) WebSphere
11 3 (1.12%) Apache Pig
11 3 (1.12%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 3 (1.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.74%) IIS
13 1 (0.37%) Mule
13 1 (0.37%) Mule ESB
13 1 (0.37%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (1.12%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 58 (21.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 41 (15.24%) Office 365
3 32 (11.90%) Azure Stack
4 31 (11.52%) Amazon AWS
5 28 (10.41%) OneDrive
6 9 (3.35%) OpenShift
7 8 (2.97%) IBM Cloud
7 8 (2.97%) SoftLayer
8 5 (1.86%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.74%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.74%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.74%) Serverless
10 1 (0.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.37%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.37%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.37%) IaaS
10 1 (0.37%) PaaS
10 1 (0.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 46 (17.10%) TCP/IP
2 33 (12.27%) DNS
2 33 (12.27%) Firewall
3 32 (11.90%) DHCP
3 32 (11.90%) NetScaler
4 27 (10.04%) Skype
5 16 (5.95%) LAN
6 15 (5.58%) WAN
7 12 (4.46%) Software-Defined Radio
8 10 (3.72%) Network Security
9 8 (2.97%) SAN
9 8 (2.97%) VPN
9 8 (2.97%) VSAN
9 8 (2.97%) Wireless
10 7 (2.60%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (1.86%) HTTPS
11 5 (1.86%) SSH
12 4 (1.49%) HTTP
13 3 (1.12%) SNMP
13 3 (1.12%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (17.84%) SQL Server
2 36 (13.38%) MongoDB
3 30 (11.15%) Big Data
4 29 (10.78%) Hadoop
5 27 (10.04%) MySQL
6 15 (5.58%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (4.46%) Neo4j
7 12 (4.46%) Oracle Database
8 9 (3.35%) Apache Hive
9 7 (2.60%) NoSQL
10 6 (2.23%) OrientDB
11 4 (1.49%) Apache Accumulo
11 4 (1.49%) Relational Database
12 3 (1.12%) MariaDB
13 2 (0.74%) Apache Cassandra
13 2 (0.74%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.74%) Redis
14 1 (0.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 1 (0.37%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 85 (31.60%) JIRA
2 47 (17.47%) Git (software)
3 38 (14.13%) Jenkins
4 37 (13.75%) Bitbucket
5 31 (11.52%) Visual Studio
6 30 (11.15%) Bitbucket Server
7 28 (10.41%) Cucumber
7 28 (10.41%) TestRail
7 28 (10.41%) Zephyr
8 22 (8.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 19 (7.06%) JUnit
9 19 (7.06%) Selenium
10 18 (6.69%) git-flow
11 12 (4.46%) LoadRunner
12 11 (4.09%) EasyMock
12 11 (4.09%) JMeter
13 6 (2.23%) Subversion
14 4 (1.49%) CodeSonar
14 4 (1.49%) Eclipse
14 4 (1.49%) Robot Framework
General
1 21 (7.81%) Finance
2 13 (4.83%) Electronics
3 12 (4.46%) Manufacturing
3 12 (4.46%) Marketing
3 12 (4.46%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.23%) Military
5 3 (1.12%) Games
6 1 (0.37%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 80 (29.74%) Software Engineer
2 44 (16.36%) Developer
2 44 (16.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 26 (9.67%) Java Engineer
3 26 (9.67%) Java Software Engineer
4 24 (8.92%) Analyst
4 24 (8.92%) Support Engineer
5 21 (7.81%) Linux Engineer
6 20 (7.43%) C++ Software Engineer
6 20 (7.43%) Software Developer
7 19 (7.06%) Embedded Engineer
7 19 (7.06%) Java Developer
7 19 (7.06%) Python Engineer
7 19 (7.06%) Python Software Engineer
8 18 (6.69%) Test Engineer
9 17 (6.32%) Python Developer
10 16 (5.95%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 16 (5.95%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 15 (5.58%) Administrator
12 14 (5.20%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (12.27%) Java EE
2 31 (11.52%) Node.js
3 28 (10.41%) AngularJS
3 28 (10.41%) Spring
4 25 (9.29%) EJB
4 25 (9.29%) React
5 19 (7.06%) Web Services
6 18 (6.69%) CSS
6 18 (6.69%) JSF
7 17 (6.32%) HTML
8 16 (5.95%) Apache NiFi
8 16 (5.95%) STL
8 16 (5.95%) Vue.js
9 15 (5.58%) Gherkin
9 15 (5.58%) Hibernate
10 14 (5.20%) REST
11 13 (4.83%) XML
12 12 (4.46%) Yocto
13 10 (3.72%) Elastic Stack
13 10 (3.72%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 30 (11.15%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (8.92%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 23 (8.55%) Mobile Computing
4 13 (4.83%) Clustering
4 13 (4.83%) e-Learning
4 13 (4.83%) Wiki
5 12 (4.46%) Algorithms
5 12 (4.46%) Device Driver
5 12 (4.46%) Linux Command Line
5 12 (4.46%) Verilog
5 12 (4.46%) VHDL
6 11 (4.09%) Replication
7 9 (3.35%) Analytical Mindset
7 9 (3.35%) Cybercrime
7 9 (3.35%) Data Centre
8 5 (1.86%) Cyberthreat
8 5 (1.86%) PKI
9 4 (1.49%) Cyber Warfare
10 3 (1.12%) Cloud Native
11 2 (0.74%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 103 (38.29%) Windows
2 82 (30.48%) Unix
3 38 (14.13%) Embedded Linux
4 31 (11.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 28 (10.41%) CentOS
5 28 (10.41%) Mac OS
6 17 (6.32%) Windows Server
7 12 (4.46%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (3.72%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (3.35%) Android
9 9 (3.35%) Apple iOS
10 8 (2.97%) Ubuntu
10 8 (2.97%) Windows 10
10 8 (2.97%) Windows 7
10 8 (2.97%) Windows 8
11 4 (1.49%) Debian
11 4 (1.49%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.74%) AIX
12 2 (0.74%) FreeRTOS
13 1 (0.37%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (54.28%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (44.24%) Software Engineering
3 66 (24.54%) Scrum
4 65 (24.16%) Cybersecurity
5 62 (23.05%) DevOps
6 59 (21.93%) ITIL
7 55 (20.45%) Continuous Integration
8 44 (16.36%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 44 (16.36%) Kanban
9 42 (15.61%) OO
10 39 (14.50%) Problem-Solving
11 38 (14.13%) Test Automation
12 37 (13.75%) OOD
13 36 (13.38%) Open Source
14 35 (13.01%) UML
15 33 (12.27%) Waterfall
16 32 (11.90%) Requirements Analysis
17 29 (10.78%) SDLC
18 28 (10.41%) CRM
18 28 (10.41%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 153 (56.88%) Python
2 117 (43.49%) C
2 117 (43.49%) C++
3 94 (34.94%) Java
4 77 (28.62%) JavaScript
5 66 (24.54%) SQL
6 60 (22.30%) Bash Shell
7 51 (18.96%) PowerShell
8 49 (18.22%) Embedded C
9 47 (17.47%) C#
10 42 (15.61%) Ruby
11 33 (12.27%) PHP
12 29 (10.78%) Embedded C++
13 22 (8.18%) Perl
14 11 (4.09%) Go
15 10 (3.72%) Shell Script
16 9 (3.35%) Scala
17 7 (2.60%) Java 8
18 4 (1.49%) Objective-C
19 3 (1.12%) Korn
Qualifications
1 176 (65.43%) Security Cleared
2 125 (46.47%) DV Cleared
3 52 (19.33%) SC Cleared
4 35 (13.01%) CCNA
4 35 (13.01%) Cisco Certification
5 28 (10.41%) Degree
6 21 (7.81%) CCA
6 21 (7.81%) MCP
6 21 (7.81%) RHCE
7 17 (6.32%) Citrix Certification
7 17 (6.32%) ISTQB
8 14 (5.20%) CISSP
8 14 (5.20%) CompTIA Security+
8 14 (5.20%) GIAC
8 14 (5.20%) ISEB
8 14 (5.20%) Network+ Certification
8 14 (5.20%) SSCP
9 9 (3.35%) Linux+ Certification
9 9 (3.35%) MCSE
9 9 (3.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (10.04%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 6 (2.23%) QA
3 5 (1.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 60 (22.30%) Docker
2 47 (17.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (15.99%) Hyper-V
4 32 (11.90%) Active Directory
5 28 (10.41%) Microsoft App-V
5 28 (10.41%) XenApp
5 28 (10.41%) XenDesktop
6 11 (4.09%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (3.72%) Oracle RAC
8 7 (2.60%) NFS
8 7 (2.60%) VMware NSX
9 4 (1.49%) vSphere
10 3 (1.12%) Samba
10 3 (1.12%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 37 (13.75%) SCCM
2 32 (11.90%) SCOrch
3 30 (11.15%) Puppet
4 28 (10.41%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 28 (10.41%) SCOM
5 25 (9.29%) Ansible
6 18 (6.69%) Kubernetes
7 13 (4.83%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 12 (4.46%) Nagios
9 10 (3.72%) HP Quality Center
10 9 (3.35%) vRealize
11 8 (2.97%) Opscode Chef
12 7 (2.60%) vCenter Server
13 5 (1.86%) Check_MK
13 5 (1.86%) Grafana
13 5 (1.86%) WSUS
14 4 (1.49%) NetBackup
14 4 (1.49%) Salt
14 4 (1.49%) yum
15 2 (0.74%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 52 (19.33%) VMware
2 46 (17.10%) Cisco
3 40 (14.87%) Oracle
4 37 (13.75%) Atlassian
5 33 (12.27%) Citrix
6 30 (11.15%) Red Hat
7 27 (10.04%) Splunk
8 22 (8.18%) HP
9 20 (7.43%) Microsoft
10 12 (4.46%) SAP
11 10 (3.72%) Sybase
12 9 (3.35%) Apple
12 9 (3.35%) Freescale
12 9 (3.35%) Motorola
13 8 (2.97%) AVG
14 7 (2.60%) Meraki
15 5 (1.86%) Google
16 4 (1.49%) CA Agile Central
16 4 (1.49%) EMC
16 4 (1.49%) SolarWinds