Period
to 30 May 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 30 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
30 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 7 5 12
Rank change year-on-year -2 +7 -2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 217 292 248
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 19.51% 18.72% 15.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.36% 59.47% 63.59%
Number of salaries quoted 181 233 185
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £62,500 £67,500
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% 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 327 491 390
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 29.41% 31.47% 25.02%
Number of salaries quoted 255 366 292
Median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +2.22% +12.50%
10th Percentile £27,850 £27,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £62,500 £66,250
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 May 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 30 May 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 +4 85 £45,000 -5.26% 9
Gloucester +6 62 £52,500 +16.67% 6
Tewkesbury +3 22 £50,000 - 2
Cirencester +1 7 £55,000 +57.14%
Linux
South West

For the 6 months to 30 May 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.

1 109 (50.23%) Security Cleared
2 105 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
3 96 (44.24%) DevOps
4 90 (41.47%) Java
5 88 (40.55%) DV Cleared
6 87 (40.09%) Python
7 81 (37.33%) Docker
8 75 (34.56%) Windows
9 66 (30.41%) Ansible
10 62 (28.57%) JavaScript
11 61 (28.11%) Software Engineering
12 54 (24.88%) Unix
13 52 (23.96%) AWS
14 50 (23.04%) Microsoft
15 48 (22.12%) OO
16 45 (20.74%) C
17 42 (19.35%) SQL
17 42 (19.35%) VMware
17 42 (19.35%) Kubernetes
18 41 (18.89%) C++
19 38 (17.51%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 37 (17.05%) Oracle
20 37 (17.05%) Bash Shell
21 36 (16.59%) VMware Infrastructure
21 36 (16.59%) Atlassian
22 35 (16.13%) PowerShell
22 35 (16.13%) Jenkins
22 35 (16.13%) Cybersecurity
23 34 (15.67%) Azure
23 34 (15.67%) Requirements Analysis

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 22 (10.14%) Confluence
2 11 (5.07%) Apache
3 10 (4.61%) JBoss
4 9 (4.15%) OpenStack
5 6 (2.76%) SharePoint
6 5 (2.30%) IIS
7 3 (1.38%) Cloud Foundry
7 3 (1.38%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.38%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.92%) nginx
8 2 (0.92%) WildFly
9 1 (0.46%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.46%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.46%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.46%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.46%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.46%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (1.38%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (1.38%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (1.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (1.38%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.46%) Gephi
Business Applications
1 3 (1.38%) Magento
2 1 (0.46%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 52 (23.96%) AWS
2 34 (15.67%) Azure
3 18 (8.29%) SaaS
4 15 (6.91%) PaaS
5 12 (5.53%) IaaS
6 11 (5.07%) OpenShift
7 7 (3.23%) Office 365
8 6 (2.76%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (2.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 3 (1.38%) Azure Stack
9 3 (1.38%) OneDrive
10 2 (0.92%) GCP
10 2 (0.92%) GitHub
10 2 (0.92%) Serverless
11 1 (0.46%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.46%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 26 (11.98%) Firewall
2 25 (11.52%) Internet
2 25 (11.52%) TCP/IP
3 15 (6.91%) DNS
4 10 (4.61%) HTTP
4 10 (4.61%) SAN
4 10 (4.61%) VPN
5 7 (3.23%) Ethernet
5 7 (3.23%) Intrusion Detection
5 7 (3.23%) Wireshark
6 6 (2.76%) NetScaler
6 6 (2.76%) SMTP
7 4 (1.84%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (1.84%) NAS
7 4 (1.84%) VLAN
8 3 (1.38%) DHCP
8 3 (1.38%) iSCSI
8 3 (1.38%) SSH
8 3 (1.38%) WAN
8 3 (1.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (12.90%) MongoDB
2 27 (12.44%) Hadoop
3 25 (11.52%) Big Data
4 18 (8.29%) MySQL
5 14 (6.45%) SQL Server
6 13 (5.99%) NoSQL
7 10 (4.61%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (2.30%) Oracle Database
8 5 (2.30%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (1.84%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.84%) SQL Server 2016
10 3 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (1.38%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (0.92%) Apache Accumulo
11 2 (0.92%) Neo4j
12 1 (0.46%) Amazon Aurora
12 1 (0.46%) Apache Hive
12 1 (0.46%) Impala
12 1 (0.46%) MariaDB
12 1 (0.46%) Redis
Development Applications
1 35 (16.13%) Jenkins
2 28 (12.90%) JIRA
3 25 (11.52%) Git (software)
4 11 (5.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 10 (4.61%) Cucumber
6 9 (4.15%) IDA Disassembler
6 9 (4.15%) JUnit
7 8 (3.69%) Maven
8 6 (2.76%) Eclipse
9 5 (2.30%) Bitbucket
9 5 (2.30%) Selenium
9 5 (2.30%) Visual Studio
10 4 (1.84%) Subversion
11 3 (1.38%) TestRail
12 2 (0.92%) Appium
12 2 (0.92%) Bitbucket Server
12 2 (0.92%) eggPlant
12 2 (0.92%) Grunt
12 2 (0.92%) SoapUI
12 2 (0.92%) Vagrant
General
1 21 (9.68%) Finance
2 17 (7.83%) Legal
3 10 (4.61%) Public Sector
4 8 (3.69%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.76%) Military
5 6 (2.76%) Retail
6 5 (2.30%) Police
7 3 (1.38%) Aerospace
7 3 (1.38%) Electronics
7 3 (1.38%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 41 (18.89%) Developer
2 38 (17.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 36 (16.59%) Software Engineer
4 20 (9.22%) Support Engineer
5 19 (8.76%) DevOps Engineer
5 19 (8.76%) Linux Engineer
6 18 (8.29%) Architect
6 18 (8.29%) Java Developer
7 16 (7.37%) Solutions Architect
8 15 (6.91%) Systems Engineer
9 14 (6.45%) Software Developer
10 12 (5.53%) Principal Engineer
11 11 (5.07%) Junior
12 10 (4.61%) Cloud Architect
12 10 (4.61%) Cloud Solutions Architect
13 9 (4.15%) Analyst
13 9 (4.15%) IT Engineer
13 9 (4.15%) IT Support
13 9 (4.15%) Senior Linux Engineer
14 8 (3.69%) Principal Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (15.21%) AngularJS
1 33 (15.21%) Node.js
2 31 (14.29%) React
3 23 (10.60%) HTML
4 21 (9.68%) Enzyme
4 21 (9.68%) Jest
5 15 (6.91%) Spring
5 15 (6.91%) Web Services
6 12 (5.53%) Kafka
7 11 (5.07%) Apache NiFi
7 11 (5.07%) Hibernate
8 10 (4.61%) XML
9 9 (4.15%) Java EE
9 9 (4.15%) REST
10 8 (3.69%) CSS
10 8 (3.69%) JSON
11 7 (3.23%) EJB
11 7 (3.23%) HTML5
12 6 (2.76%) jQuery
12 6 (2.76%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.60%) Cloud Native
2 16 (7.37%) PKI
3 15 (6.91%) Data Centre
4 11 (5.07%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (5.07%) Linux Command Line
5 10 (4.61%) Cyberattack
6 8 (3.69%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.76%) Embedded Systems
8 5 (2.30%) Greenfield Project
8 5 (2.30%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.84%) Cyberthreat
9 4 (1.84%) Enterprise Storage
9 4 (1.84%) VHDL
10 3 (1.38%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (1.38%) Reinsurance
11 2 (0.92%) Clustering
11 2 (0.92%) Cyber Defence
11 2 (0.92%) Device Driver
11 2 (0.92%) Robotics
11 2 (0.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 75 (34.56%) Windows
2 54 (24.88%) Unix
3 30 (13.82%) CentOS
4 20 (9.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (5.99%) Windows Server
6 11 (5.07%) Android
7 10 (4.61%) Debian
7 10 (4.61%) Solaris
8 9 (4.15%) Apple iOS
8 9 (4.15%) Ubuntu
9 5 (2.30%) Mac OS X
9 5 (2.30%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (1.84%) Fedora
10 4 (1.84%) Oracle Linux
10 4 (1.84%) Windows 7
10 4 (1.84%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (1.38%) HPUX
11 3 (1.38%) Mac OS
11 3 (1.38%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.92%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (44.24%) DevOps
3 61 (28.11%) Software Engineering
4 48 (22.12%) OO
5 38 (17.51%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 35 (16.13%) Cybersecurity
7 34 (15.67%) Requirements Analysis
8 31 (14.29%) TDD
9 28 (12.90%) Scrum
10 27 (12.44%) Software Testing
11 26 (11.98%) Open Source
12 25 (11.52%) SDLC
12 25 (11.52%) Technical Leadership
13 23 (10.60%) Mentoring
14 22 (10.14%) ITIL
15 21 (9.68%) Microservices
16 20 (9.22%) Software Architecture
17 18 (8.29%) Collaborative Working
17 18 (8.29%) Infrastructure as Code
18 17 (7.83%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 90 (41.47%) Java
2 87 (40.09%) Python
3 62 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 45 (20.74%) C
5 42 (19.35%) SQL
6 41 (18.89%) C++
7 37 (17.05%) Bash Shell
8 35 (16.13%) PowerShell
9 25 (11.52%) C#
10 21 (9.68%) PHP
11 17 (7.83%) Ruby
12 11 (5.07%) Java 8
13 6 (2.76%) Perl
14 5 (2.30%) Scala
15 4 (1.84%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.92%) Assembly Language
16 2 (0.92%) Delphi
16 2 (0.92%) Go
16 2 (0.92%) PHP 5
16 2 (0.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 109 (50.23%) Security Cleared
2 88 (40.55%) DV Cleared
3 24 (11.06%) SC Cleared
4 13 (5.99%) CCNA
4 13 (5.99%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (5.99%) Degree
5 9 (4.15%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (3.69%) MCSE
7 7 (3.23%) RHCE
8 6 (2.76%) AWS Certification
9 5 (2.30%) CISSP
9 5 (2.30%) CompTIA Security+
9 5 (2.30%) GIAC
9 5 (2.30%) ISTQB
9 5 (2.30%) Linux+ Certification
9 5 (2.30%) Network+ Certification
9 5 (2.30%) SANS
9 5 (2.30%) SSCP
10 4 (1.84%) HND
10 4 (1.84%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 10 (4.61%) NCSC
1 10 (4.61%) NIST
1 10 (4.61%) NIST 800
2 5 (2.30%) QA
3 4 (1.84%) SLA
4 2 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 81 (37.33%) Docker
2 36 (16.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (12.44%) Active Directory
4 11 (5.07%) Hyper-V
5 10 (4.61%) KVM
6 8 (3.69%) VirtualBox
6 8 (3.69%) vSphere
7 6 (2.76%) Ceph
7 6 (2.76%) oVirt
7 6 (2.76%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (2.76%) XenApp
8 5 (2.30%) XenDesktop
9 4 (1.84%) NFS
9 4 (1.84%) Samba
9 4 (1.84%) Xen
10 3 (1.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (1.38%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.92%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 2 (0.92%) Firmware
12 1 (0.46%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 66 (30.41%) Ansible
2 42 (19.35%) Kubernetes
3 33 (15.21%) Terraform
4 30 (13.82%) Puppet
5 17 (7.83%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (4.15%) Docker Swarm
6 9 (4.15%) Nagios
7 8 (3.69%) Cloudify
7 8 (3.69%) logstash
7 8 (3.69%) Packer
8 6 (2.76%) Salt
9 4 (1.84%) OpenNMS
9 4 (1.84%) vCenter Server
9 4 (1.84%) ZABBIX
10 3 (1.38%) Backup Exec
10 3 (1.38%) McAfee ePO
10 3 (1.38%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 3 (1.38%) SCCM
10 3 (1.38%) SCOM
10 3 (1.38%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 50 (23.04%) Microsoft
2 42 (19.35%) VMware
3 37 (17.05%) Oracle
4 36 (16.59%) Atlassian
5 31 (14.29%) Red Hat
6 12 (5.53%) Cisco
6 12 (5.53%) Google
7 7 (3.23%) Dell
8 6 (2.76%) HP
9 5 (2.30%) Citrix
10 4 (1.84%) Cloudera
10 4 (1.84%) EMC
10 4 (1.84%) Hortonworks
10 4 (1.84%) NetApp
10 4 (1.84%) SolarWinds
11 3 (1.38%) Centrify
11 3 (1.38%) McAfee
11 3 (1.38%) SAP
11 3 (1.38%) Splunk
11 3 (1.38%) Veeam