Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Devon > Plymouth
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 12 7
Rank change year-on-year +4 -5 +21
Permanent jobs citing Linux 30 21 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Plymouth 18.63% 19.81% 24.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 78.95% 61.76% 79.49%
Number of salaries quoted 16 21 26
Plymouth median annual salary £40,000 £29,000 £23,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.93% +23.40% -50.79%
10th Percentile £23,500 £21,000 £18,000
90th Percentile £44,000 £43,750 £32,500
Devon median annual salary £38,469 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +28.23% -7.69% -4.41%

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 38 34 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Plymouth 23.60% 32.08% 30.95%
Number of salaries quoted 21 32 33
Plymouth median annual salary £37,500 £31,750 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.11% +5.83% -6.25%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,275 £18,000
90th Percentile £44,000 £47,500 £37,750
Devon median annual salary £30,000 £32,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year -7.69% +1.56% -5.88%

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 21 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Linux in Plymouth

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 23 (76.67%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (73.33%) Docker
3 21 (70.00%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (66.67%) VMware
4 20 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
4 20 (66.67%) MySQL
4 20 (66.67%) Nagios
4 20 (66.67%) Middleware
4 20 (66.67%) Configuration Management
4 20 (66.67%) Ansible
4 20 (66.67%) DevOps
4 20 (66.67%) Kibana
4 20 (66.67%) Kubernetes
4 20 (66.67%) Terraform
4 20 (66.67%) Git (software)
4 20 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (66.67%) Puppet
4 20 (66.67%) OpenStack
4 20 (66.67%) Jenkins
4 20 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (43.33%) Redis
5 13 (43.33%) nginx
5 13 (43.33%) Apache Solr
5 13 (43.33%) Open Source
5 13 (43.33%) KVM
5 13 (43.33%) GoCD
5 13 (43.33%) Greenfield Project
5 13 (43.33%) Web Services
5 13 (43.33%) Apache
6 11 (36.67%) Microsoft Azure

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 20 (66.67%) OpenStack
2 13 (43.33%) Apache
2 13 (43.33%) Apache Solr
2 13 (43.33%) nginx
3 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 11 (36.67%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (36.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (23.33%) Google Cloud Platform
2 7 (23.33%) IaaS
2 7 (23.33%) PaaS
2 7 (23.33%) SaaS
3 2 (6.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) SMS
2 3 (10.00%) DNS
3 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.33%) DHCP
4 1 (3.33%) Firewall
4 1 (3.33%) Internet
4 1 (3.33%) iSCSI
4 1 (3.33%) NAS
4 1 (3.33%) SSL
4 1 (3.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (66.67%) MySQL
1 20 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (43.33%) Redis
3 2 (6.67%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 20 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 20 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 13 (43.33%) GoCD
General
1 2 (6.67%) Electronics
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
1 2 (6.67%) Manufacturing
1 2 (6.67%) Marketing
1 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (66.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (26.67%) Operations Engineer
3 7 (23.33%) Kubernetes Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) Developer
4 5 (16.67%) Senior DevOps
4 5 (16.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) .NET Developer
5 2 (6.67%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (6.67%) C# Developer
5 2 (6.67%) C# Software Developer
5 2 (6.67%) NOC Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) PHP Developer
5 2 (6.67%) PHP Web Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Software Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Software Tester
5 2 (6.67%) Tester
5 2 (6.67%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.33%) ETL Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Head of IT
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (66.67%) Middleware
2 13 (43.33%) Web Services
3 2 (6.67%) .NET
3 2 (6.67%) CSS
3 2 (6.67%) HTML
3 2 (6.67%) LAMP
3 2 (6.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 13 (43.33%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.67%) Video\Live Streaming
3 1 (3.33%) Clustering
3 1 (3.33%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Windows
1 3 (10.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (6.67%) Android
2 2 (6.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.33%) Unix
3 1 (3.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (76.67%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (70.00%) Continuous Integration
3 20 (66.67%) Configuration Management
3 20 (66.67%) DevOps
4 13 (43.33%) Open Source
5 7 (23.33%) Scrum
5 7 (23.33%) Software Engineering
6 6 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
7 2 (6.67%) BDD
7 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (6.67%) Domain-Driven Design
7 2 (6.67%) DRM
7 2 (6.67%) Multithreading
7 2 (6.67%) MVC
7 2 (6.67%) OO
7 2 (6.67%) Programme Management
7 2 (6.67%) Refactoring
7 2 (6.67%) TDD
7 2 (6.67%) Test Scripting
7 2 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) PHP
1 4 (13.33%) SQL
2 2 (6.67%) C#
2 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) MCSE
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 22 (73.33%) Docker
2 20 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (43.33%) KVM
Systems Management
1 20 (66.67%) Ansible
1 20 (66.67%) Kibana
1 20 (66.67%) Kubernetes
1 20 (66.67%) Nagios
1 20 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
1 20 (66.67%) Puppet
1 20 (66.67%) Terraform
2 2 (6.67%) ZABBIX
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 20 (66.67%) VMware
2 7 (23.33%) Google
3 2 (6.67%) SAP
4 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco
4 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle
4 1 (3.33%) Sophos
4 1 (3.33%) Talend