Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Devon > Plymouth
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 22 3
Rank change year-on-year +18 -19 +34
Permanent jobs citing Linux 22 10 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Plymouth 22.92% 9.35% 29.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.67% 43.48% 83.33%
Number of salaries quoted 12 11 38
Plymouth median annual salary £39,500 £24,500 £23,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +61.22% +6.52% -2.13%
10th Percentile £23,850 £21,750 £18,000
90th Percentile £54,811 £43,750 £32,000
Devon median annual salary £41,000 £33,000 £28,500
% change year-on-year +24.24% +15.79% -5.00%

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 33 23 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Plymouth 34.38% 21.50% 35.93%
Number of salaries quoted 17 17 47
Plymouth median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £23,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +41.30% -
10th Percentile £22,100 £21,550 £18,000
90th Percentile £51,393 £44,350 £37,750
Devon median annual salary £29,375 £30,000 £28,500
% change year-on-year -2.08% +5.26% -12.31%

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 22 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Linux in Plymouth

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 16 (72.73%) Configuration Management
1 16 (72.73%) Nagios
1 16 (72.73%) PostgreSQL
1 16 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (72.73%) Git (software)
2 14 (63.64%) OpenStack
2 14 (63.64%) Puppet
2 14 (63.64%) Jenkins
2 14 (63.64%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (63.64%) Ansible
2 14 (63.64%) Docker
2 14 (63.64%) DevOps
2 14 (63.64%) Kibana
2 14 (63.64%) Kubernetes
2 14 (63.64%) Terraform
2 14 (63.64%) Continuous Integration
2 14 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (63.64%) Middleware
2 14 (63.64%) VMware
2 14 (63.64%) MySQL
3 12 (54.55%) Open Source
4 10 (45.45%) nginx
4 10 (45.45%) Apache Solr
4 10 (45.45%) Web Services
4 10 (45.45%) Apache
4 10 (45.45%) Redis
4 10 (45.45%) GoCD
4 10 (45.45%) Greenfield Project
4 10 (45.45%) KVM
5 6 (27.27%) Windows

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 14 (63.64%) OpenStack
2 10 (45.45%) Apache
2 10 (45.45%) Apache Solr
2 10 (45.45%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 6 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (18.18%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (18.18%) IaaS
2 4 (18.18%) PaaS
2 4 (18.18%) SaaS
3 2 (9.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) SMS
2 3 (13.64%) Wireless
3 2 (9.09%) DNS
3 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (72.73%) PostgreSQL
2 14 (63.64%) MySQL
3 10 (45.45%) Redis
4 2 (9.09%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (72.73%) Git (software)
2 14 (63.64%) Jenkins
3 10 (45.45%) GoCD
General
1 2 (9.09%) Electronics
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
1 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
1 2 (9.09%) Marketing
1 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Operations Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Senior DevOps
2 5 (22.73%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Kubernetes Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Linux Support
4 3 (13.64%) Network Support
4 3 (13.64%) Support Officer
5 2 (9.09%) Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Development Officer
5 2 (9.09%) Lead Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Lead Solutions Architect
5 2 (9.09%) NOC Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Junior
6 1 (4.55%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Network Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Network Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (63.64%) Middleware
2 10 (45.45%) Web Services
3 2 (9.09%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (13.64%) Client/Server
3 2 (9.09%) Grid Computing
3 2 (9.09%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Ubuntu
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (72.73%) Configuration Management
2 14 (63.64%) Continuous Integration
2 14 (63.64%) DevOps
3 12 (54.55%) Open Source
4 6 (27.27%) Scrum
5 5 (22.73%) Collaborative Working
6 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
7 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (9.09%) DoDAF
7 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (9.09%) ITIL
7 2 (9.09%) Programme Management
7 2 (9.09%) TOGAF
7 2 (9.09%) Zachman Framework
8 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) Python
2 2 (9.09%) Bash Shell
2 2 (9.09%) Java
2 2 (9.09%) Perl
2 2 (9.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) COBIT
System Software
1 14 (63.64%) Docker
1 14 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (45.45%) KVM
3 2 (9.09%) GlusterFS
3 2 (9.09%) NFS
3 2 (9.09%) oVirt
Systems Management
1 16 (72.73%) Nagios
2 14 (63.64%) Ansible
2 14 (63.64%) Kibana
2 14 (63.64%) Kubernetes
2 14 (63.64%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (63.64%) Puppet
2 14 (63.64%) Terraform
3 4 (18.18%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 14 (63.64%) VMware
2 4 (18.18%) Google
2 4 (18.18%) Red Hat
3 2 (9.09%) Apple
3 2 (9.09%) SAP