Period
to 18 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Plymouth 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 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Devon > Plymouth
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 17 13
Rank change year-on-year +12 -4 -7
Permanent jobs citing Linux 28 10 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Plymouth 19.44% 10.00% 15.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 54.90% 40.00% 57.14%
Number of salaries quoted 23 10 16
Plymouth median annual salary £29,500 £33,750 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.59% +12.50% +20.00%
10th Percentile £24,250 £19,750 £20,750
90th Percentile £59,500 £39,351 £36,625
Devon median annual salary £36,000 £34,290 £30,000
% change year-on-year +4.99% +14.30% -

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 Plymouth with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Plymouth
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 51 25 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Plymouth 35.42% 25.00% 27.45%
Number of salaries quoted 33 22 25
Plymouth median annual salary £29,500 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.71% +16.67% +20.00%
10th Percentile £24,250 £20,125 £21,450
90th Percentile £42,000 £48,231 £43,750
Devon median annual salary £34,000 £33,581 £30,000
% change year-on-year +1.25% +11.94% +7.14%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Plymouth

Job postings citing Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Plymouth.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Plymouth

Linux
Salary Trend in Plymouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux in Plymouth.

Salary trend for Linux in Plymouth

Linux
Salary Histogram in Plymouth

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Plymouth over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Linux in Plymouth

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 Plymouth region with a requirement for Linux.

1 17 (60.71%) MySQL
2 15 (53.57%) PHP
2 15 (53.57%) Problem-Solving
3 14 (50.00%) SQL
4 13 (46.43%) Degree
5 11 (39.29%) HTML
6 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (35.71%) CSS
7 9 (32.14%) Apache
7 9 (32.14%) Computer Science
7 9 (32.14%) Data Structures
8 8 (28.57%) Web Development
8 8 (28.57%) Git (software)
8 8 (28.57%) Project Management
9 7 (25.00%) LAMP
9 7 (25.00%) HTML5
9 7 (25.00%) CSS3
9 7 (25.00%) Prototyping
10 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (21.43%) Data Migration
10 6 (21.43%) Migration
10 6 (21.43%) Data Analysis
10 6 (21.43%) Data Mining
11 5 (17.86%) Software Testing
11 5 (17.86%) Android
11 5 (17.86%) Test Scripting
11 5 (17.86%) Apple iOS
11 5 (17.86%) Acceptance Criteria
11 5 (17.86%) User Stories
12 3 (10.71%) DevOps

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Plymouth 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 9 (32.14%) Apache
2 2 (7.14%) Apache Solr
2 2 (7.14%) nginx
2 2 (7.14%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.57%) Confluence
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) Bluetooth
1 2 (7.14%) DHCP
1 2 (7.14%) DNS
1 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
1 2 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (7.14%) Wireless
1 2 (7.14%) ZigBee
2 1 (3.57%) Firewall
2 1 (3.57%) Internet
2 1 (3.57%) iSCSI
2 1 (3.57%) NAS
2 1 (3.57%) SSH
2 1 (3.57%) SSL
2 1 (3.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (60.71%) MySQL
2 6 (21.43%) Data Mining
3 2 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.57%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.57%) JIRA
2 1 (3.57%) TeamCity
2 1 (3.57%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (3.57%) Advertising
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Developer
2 8 (28.57%) PHP Developer
3 6 (21.43%) Data Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) Software Tester
4 5 (17.86%) Tester
5 2 (7.14%) Architect
5 2 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) IT Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Software Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Head of IT
6 1 (3.57%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Python Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (39.29%) HTML
2 10 (35.71%) CSS
3 7 (25.00%) CSS3
3 7 (25.00%) HTML5
3 7 (25.00%) LAMP
4 3 (10.71%) JSON
5 2 (7.14%) REST
6 1 (3.57%) .NET
6 1 (3.57%) Ajax
6 1 (3.57%) AngularJS
6 1 (3.57%) Celery
6 1 (3.57%) Django
6 1 (3.57%) Ext JS
6 1 (3.57%) jQuery
6 1 (3.57%) Laravel
6 1 (3.57%) Qt
6 1 (3.57%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (3.57%) Spring
6 1 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Computer Science
1 9 (32.14%) Data Structures
2 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.57%) Clustering
3 1 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Android
1 5 (17.86%) Apple iOS
2 3 (10.71%) Unix
2 3 (10.71%) Windows
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.57%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.57%) Windows 10
4 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) Problem-Solving
2 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (28.57%) Project Management
3 8 (28.57%) Web Development
4 7 (25.00%) Prototyping
5 6 (21.43%) Data Analysis
5 6 (21.43%) Data Migration
5 6 (21.43%) Migration
6 5 (17.86%) Acceptance Criteria
6 5 (17.86%) Software Testing
6 5 (17.86%) Test Scripting
6 5 (17.86%) User Stories
7 3 (10.71%) DevOps
7 3 (10.71%) Unit Testing
8 2 (7.14%) Data Management
8 2 (7.14%) Embedded Software Development
8 2 (7.14%) IT Strategy
8 2 (7.14%) Multithreading
8 2 (7.14%) MVC
8 2 (7.14%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 15 (53.57%) PHP
2 14 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (10.71%) C
3 3 (10.71%) C++
3 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.14%) Java
4 2 (7.14%) Python
5 1 (3.57%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (46.43%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.57%) MCSE
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Firmware
1 2 (7.14%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Ansible
1 2 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (7.14%) Puppet
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) VMware
2 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) Sencha
2 1 (3.57%) Sophos