Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 6 9
Rank change year-on-year -9 +3 +5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 221 465 361
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 14.69% 20.48% 17.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 48.79% 61.02% 57.85%
Number of salaries quoted 174 387 303
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +10.39%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,750 £27,000
90th Percentile £69,625 £65,000 £65,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 453 762 624
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 30.12% 33.55% 30.23%
Number of salaries quoted 378 623 498
Gloucestershire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +8.11%
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £65,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +7.14%

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017. 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 -6 79 £45,000 -18.18% 3
Gloucester -6 44 £47,500 +5.56% 5
Cirencester 0 17 £48,750 +8.33% 1
Tewkesbury -6 4 £42,500 +21.43% 2
Mitcheldean - 4 £40,000 -
Filton 0 2 - -
Lydney - 2 £33,750 -
Linux
South West

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Linux.

1 134 (60.63%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (52.49%) Java
3 115 (52.04%) JIRA
4 101 (45.70%) Amazon AWS
5 93 (42.08%) Scrum
6 87 (39.37%) TDD
7 85 (38.46%) Windows
8 83 (37.56%) SOAP
9 82 (37.10%) JUnit
9 82 (37.10%) REST
10 80 (36.20%) XML
11 78 (35.29%) Spring
11 78 (35.29%) BDD
12 74 (33.48%) Telecoms
12 74 (33.48%) Finance
13 73 (33.03%) Git (software)
14 72 (32.58%) Electronics
15 71 (32.13%) Kanban
16 69 (31.22%) Integration Testing
16 69 (31.22%) Marketing
16 69 (31.22%) Hibernate
16 69 (31.22%) Web Services
16 69 (31.22%) Tomcat
17 68 (30.77%) SAP
17 68 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
17 68 (30.77%) Programme Management
17 68 (30.77%) MVC
17 68 (30.77%) Manufacturing
17 68 (30.77%) Digital Marketing
17 68 (30.77%) Amazon EC2

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 69 (31.22%) Tomcat
2 63 (28.51%) Mule
2 63 (28.51%) Mule ESB
3 59 (26.70%) JBoss
4 29 (13.12%) Apache
4 29 (13.12%) Confluence
5 19 (8.60%) IIS
6 8 (3.62%) OpenStack
7 7 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (2.26%) Apache Pig
8 5 (2.26%) Apache Spark
8 5 (2.26%) Umbraco
9 4 (1.81%) MS Exchange
9 4 (1.81%) WebLogic
9 4 (1.81%) WebSphere
10 3 (1.36%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.90%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.90%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.90%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (0.45%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 101 (45.70%) Amazon AWS
2 68 (30.77%) Amazon EC2
3 65 (29.41%) SaaS
4 24 (10.86%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (4.98%) AWS CloudFormation
5 11 (4.98%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 10 (4.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 7 (3.17%) Amazon S3
8 5 (2.26%) GitHub
8 5 (2.26%) IaaS
8 5 (2.26%) Office 365
9 4 (1.81%) IBM Cloud
9 4 (1.81%) PaaS
9 4 (1.81%) SoftLayer
10 2 (0.90%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.45%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 1 (0.45%) Amazon Kinesis
11 1 (0.45%) AWS OpsWorks
11 1 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 30 (13.57%) Firewall
2 21 (9.50%) HTTP
2 21 (9.50%) TCP/IP
3 18 (8.14%) DNS
4 10 (4.52%) DHCP
4 10 (4.52%) SSL
5 9 (4.07%) SNMP
6 8 (3.62%) LAN
7 7 (3.17%) FCoE
7 7 (3.17%) WAN
8 6 (2.71%) Network Security
8 6 (2.71%) SAN
9 5 (2.26%) Internet
9 5 (2.26%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (2.26%) SSH
9 5 (2.26%) VLAN
9 5 (2.26%) VPN
9 5 (2.26%) Wireless
10 4 (1.81%) BGP
10 4 (1.81%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (30.77%) NoSQL
2 65 (29.41%) MongoDB
3 56 (25.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 22 (9.95%) SQL Server
5 20 (9.05%) MySQL
6 14 (6.33%) Big Data
7 13 (5.88%) Hadoop
8 11 (4.98%) Amazon RDS
9 8 (3.62%) Apache Hive
10 6 (2.71%) Azure SQL Database
10 6 (2.71%) MariaDB
11 3 (1.36%) Apache Accumulo
11 3 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (1.36%) SQL Server 2016
12 2 (0.90%) Apache Cassandra
13 1 (0.45%) IBM InfoSphere
13 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.45%) OrientDB
13 1 (0.45%) Redis
13 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 115 (52.04%) JIRA
2 82 (37.10%) JUnit
3 73 (33.03%) Git (software)
4 55 (24.89%) IntelliJ
5 50 (22.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 38 (17.19%) Jenkins
7 22 (9.95%) Selenium
8 20 (9.05%) Bitbucket
9 18 (8.14%) Cucumber
9 18 (8.14%) Maven
10 13 (5.88%) Ant
11 12 (5.43%) Eclipse
11 12 (5.43%) SoapUI
11 12 (5.43%) Visual Studio
12 11 (4.98%) HP UFT
13 9 (4.07%) EasyMock
14 7 (3.17%) Redmine
15 6 (2.71%) JMeter
16 4 (1.81%) LoadRunner
16 4 (1.81%) Vagrant
General
1 74 (33.48%) Finance
1 74 (33.48%) Telecoms
2 72 (32.58%) Electronics
3 69 (31.22%) Marketing
4 68 (30.77%) Manufacturing
5 53 (23.98%) Retail
6 7 (3.17%) Military
7 5 (2.26%) Games
8 4 (1.81%) Aerospace
9 3 (1.36%) Automotive
10 2 (0.90%) Banking
11 1 (0.45%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.45%) Law
Job Titles
1 87 (39.37%) Developer
2 63 (28.51%) Java Developer
3 35 (15.84%) Software Engineer
4 30 (13.57%) Senior Developer
5 24 (10.86%) Senior Java Developer
6 21 (9.50%) DevOps Engineer
7 18 (8.14%) AWS Engineer
7 18 (8.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 16 (7.24%) Linux Engineer
9 14 (6.33%) Java Engineer
10 11 (4.98%) AWS DevOps
10 11 (4.98%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 11 (4.98%) Software Developer
10 11 (4.98%) Test Automation Manager
10 11 (4.98%) Test Manager
11 10 (4.52%) AWS Software Engineer
11 10 (4.52%) Java Software Engineer
12 9 (4.07%) Linux Systems Engineer
13 8 (3.62%) Software Team Leader
13 8 (3.62%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (37.56%) SOAP
2 82 (37.10%) REST
3 80 (36.20%) XML
4 78 (35.29%) Spring
5 69 (31.22%) Hibernate
5 69 (31.22%) Web Services
6 67 (30.32%) Spring MVC
7 66 (29.86%) Apache Camel
8 65 (29.41%) JSON
9 63 (28.51%) JPA
9 63 (28.51%) Spring Integration
10 41 (18.55%) .NET
11 28 (12.67%) HTML
12 26 (11.76%) ASP.NET
13 22 (9.95%) CSS
14 19 (8.60%) jQuery
15 18 (8.14%) Java EE
16 15 (6.79%) Gherkin
17 12 (5.43%) J2EE
18 9 (4.07%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.33%) Linux Command Line
2 13 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 8 (3.62%) iPad
4 7 (3.17%) User Experience
4 7 (3.17%) Wiki
5 6 (2.71%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.71%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.81%) Mobile Computing
6 4 (1.81%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.36%) Cybercrime
7 3 (1.36%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.36%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.90%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.90%) PKI
8 2 (0.90%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (0.45%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 1 (0.45%) Cyber Warfare
9 1 (0.45%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.45%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 85 (38.46%) Windows
2 44 (19.91%) Windows Server
3 34 (15.38%) Unix
4 32 (14.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (8.60%) CentOS
6 15 (6.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (5.43%) Android
8 10 (4.52%) Windows 10
8 10 (4.52%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (4.07%) Apple iOS
9 9 (4.07%) Windows 7
10 5 (2.26%) Windows 8
11 4 (1.81%) Mac OS X
11 4 (1.81%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.90%) AIX
12 2 (0.90%) Debian
12 2 (0.90%) Solaris
13 1 (0.45%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.45%) HPUX
13 1 (0.45%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (60.63%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (42.08%) Scrum
3 87 (39.37%) TDD
4 78 (35.29%) BDD
5 71 (32.13%) Kanban
6 69 (31.22%) Integration Testing
7 68 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
7 68 (30.77%) Digital Marketing
7 68 (30.77%) MVC
7 68 (30.77%) Programme Management
8 54 (24.43%) E-Commerce
9 48 (21.72%) Software Engineering
10 47 (21.27%) DevOps
11 30 (13.57%) Cybersecurity
12 27 (12.22%) Test Automation
13 26 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
14 18 (8.14%) ITIL
15 16 (7.24%) User Stories
16 15 (6.79%) Continuous Improvement
17 13 (5.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 116 (52.49%) Java
2 61 (27.60%) Python
3 48 (21.72%) C++
4 46 (20.81%) C#
5 39 (17.65%) C
5 39 (17.65%) SQL
6 35 (15.84%) JavaScript
7 33 (14.93%) Ruby
8 31 (14.03%) PowerShell
9 24 (10.86%) Bash Shell
9 24 (10.86%) PHP
10 19 (8.60%) Perl
11 12 (5.43%) VBScript
12 11 (4.98%) Groovy
12 11 (4.98%) Jython
13 9 (4.07%) Korn
14 7 (3.17%) Objective-C
15 4 (1.81%) XPath
16 2 (0.90%) Shell Script
17 1 (0.45%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 53 (23.98%) Security Cleared
2 36 (16.29%) DV Cleared
3 19 (8.60%) Degree
4 14 (6.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (5.88%) CCNA
5 13 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (5.88%) MCSE
5 13 (5.88%) SC Cleared
6 12 (5.43%) GIAC
7 11 (4.98%) CISSP
7 11 (4.98%) Linux+ Certification
7 11 (4.98%) Network+ Certification
7 11 (4.98%) SANS
7 11 (4.98%) SSCP
8 10 (4.52%) CompTIA Security+
8 10 (4.52%) Security+ Certification
9 9 (4.07%) ISTQB
10 7 (3.17%) ISEB
11 3 (1.36%) CITP
11 3 (1.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (1.81%) MISRA
2 3 (1.36%) MISRA C
3 1 (0.45%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (8.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (8.14%) Docker
2 18 (8.14%) vSphere
3 12 (5.43%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (4.52%) Active Directory
5 7 (3.17%) NFS
5 7 (3.17%) Samba
5 7 (3.17%) VMware NSX
6 4 (1.81%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.90%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.45%) Ceph
8 1 (0.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.45%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.45%) Dovecot
8 1 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.45%) Postfix
8 1 (0.45%) XenApp
8 1 (0.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 30 (13.57%) Puppet
2 14 (6.33%) Ansible
3 13 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (4.98%) CA Service Virtualization
5 10 (4.52%) Nagios
6 7 (3.17%) vCenter Server
7 6 (2.71%) Kubernetes
7 6 (2.71%) SCCM
8 5 (2.26%) Salt
8 5 (2.26%) SCOM
8 5 (2.26%) WSUS
9 4 (1.81%) Nessus
10 3 (1.36%) HAProxy
10 3 (1.36%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 3 (1.36%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 2 (0.90%) Graphite
11 2 (0.90%) SCDPM
11 2 (0.90%) SCOrch
11 2 (0.90%) SCSM
11 2 (0.90%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 68 (30.77%) SAP
2 67 (30.32%) Apple
3 34 (15.38%) VMware
4 23 (10.41%) Atlassian
5 21 (9.50%) Red Hat
6 19 (8.60%) HP
7 18 (8.14%) Microsoft
8 11 (4.98%) CA
9 10 (4.52%) Cisco
10 9 (4.07%) Oracle
11 8 (3.62%) EMC
12 7 (3.17%) Dell
12 7 (3.17%) NetApp
12 7 (3.17%) SolarWinds
13 6 (2.71%) Twitter
14 5 (2.26%) Google
14 5 (2.26%) Palo Alto
15 4 (1.81%) CheckPoint
15 4 (1.81%) IBM
15 4 (1.81%) Xerox