Period
to 27 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 27 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
South West > Somerset
6 months to
27 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 13 19 10
Rank change year-on-year +6 -9 +17
Permanent jobs citing Linux 89 104 149
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Somerset 14.52% 11.89% 15.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 53.61% 41.27% 57.09%
Number of salaries quoted 86 97 117
Median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -15.79% +11.76%
10th Percentile £27,000 £31,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £70,000 £58,800
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 Somerset with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Somerset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 166 252 261
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 27.08% 28.80% 26.47%
Number of salaries quoted 143 157 201
Median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,800 £52,500
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

Job postings citing Linux as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Somerset.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Somerset

Linux
Salary Trend in Somerset

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Linux in Somerset.

Salary trend for Linux in Somerset

Linux
Salary Histogram in Somerset

Salary distribution for jobs citing Linux in Somerset over the 6 months to 27 May 2020.

Salary histogram for Linux in Somerset

Linux
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 27 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
Bath -6 42 £46,250 -19.57% 8
Yeovil +3 27 £38,300 +2.13%
Street +8 5 £72,500 -44.23%
Bridgwater 0 4 £50,000 +25.00%
Glastonbury - 4 £40,000 -
Frome - 3 £35,000 -
Linux
South West

For the 6 months to 27 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Linux.

1 46 (51.69%) Windows
2 34 (38.20%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (35.96%) Python
4 29 (32.58%) Java
5 28 (31.46%) Unit Testing
6 27 (30.34%) C++
6 27 (30.34%) VMware
7 26 (29.21%) VMware Infrastructure
8 25 (28.09%) Degree
8 25 (28.09%) OO
9 24 (26.97%) Software Engineering
10 23 (25.84%) Time Management
11 21 (23.60%) AWS
12 20 (22.47%) UML
12 20 (22.47%) OOD
12 20 (22.47%) Continuous Integration
12 20 (22.47%) Bash Shell
12 20 (22.47%) DevOps
12 20 (22.47%) SDLC
13 19 (21.35%) Windows Server
14 18 (20.22%) Kubernetes
14 18 (20.22%) Docker
14 18 (20.22%) Apache
14 18 (20.22%) JavaScript
15 17 (19.10%) Ubuntu
16 16 (17.98%) Security Cleared
16 16 (17.98%) Hyper-V
16 16 (17.98%) Firewall
17 15 (16.85%) Aerospace
17 15 (16.85%) SQL

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 18 (20.22%) Apache
2 6 (6.74%) OpenStack
3 5 (5.62%) Tomcat
4 4 (4.49%) Apache Solr
4 4 (4.49%) SharePoint
4 4 (4.49%) Tornado
5 3 (3.37%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.12%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 21 (23.60%) AWS
2 13 (14.61%) Azure
3 11 (12.36%) GCP
4 8 (8.99%) SaaS
5 6 (6.74%) AWS Lambda
6 5 (5.62%) Office 365
7 3 (3.37%) GitHub
8 2 (2.25%) Amazon S3
8 2 (2.25%) Serverless
9 1 (1.12%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (1.12%) G Suite
9 1 (1.12%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (17.98%) Firewall
2 14 (15.73%) Tactical Data Link
3 13 (14.61%) DHCP
4 12 (13.48%) VLAN
5 9 (10.11%) TCP/IP
6 8 (8.99%) LAN
6 8 (8.99%) MPLS
6 8 (8.99%) SAN
6 8 (8.99%) VPN
6 8 (8.99%) WAN
6 8 (8.99%) Wireless
7 5 (5.62%) DNS
8 4 (4.49%) Extranet
8 4 (4.49%) Network Security
8 4 (4.49%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (3.37%) 802.11
9 3 (3.37%) ADSL
9 3 (3.37%) ISDN
9 3 (3.37%) VoIP
10 2 (2.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.11%) CouchDB
2 8 (8.99%) NoSQL
3 6 (6.74%) MongoDB
3 6 (6.74%) MySQL
4 5 (5.62%) Big Data
5 2 (2.25%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 15 (16.85%) Jenkins
1 15 (16.85%) Rational DOORS
2 10 (11.24%) Git (software)
3 6 (6.74%) Mercurial
4 5 (5.62%) Eclipse
4 5 (5.62%) Eclipse RCP
5 4 (4.49%) Gradle
5 4 (4.49%) Maven
5 4 (4.49%) TeamCity
6 2 (2.25%) Selenium
7 1 (1.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.12%) GitLab
7 1 (1.12%) Xcode
General
1 15 (16.85%) Aerospace
2 11 (12.36%) Retail
3 4 (4.49%) Military
4 1 (1.12%) Banking
4 1 (1.12%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (23.60%) Software Engineer
2 15 (16.85%) Developer
3 11 (12.36%) C++ Software Engineer
3 11 (12.36%) DevOps Engineer
4 9 (10.11%) IT Engineer
5 8 (8.99%) IT Manager
5 8 (8.99%) IT Services Manager
5 8 (8.99%) IT Technical Manager
5 8 (8.99%) Kubernetes Engineer
5 8 (8.99%) Operations Engineer
5 8 (8.99%) Service Manager
5 8 (8.99%) Technical Manager
5 8 (8.99%) Technical Services Manager
6 6 (6.74%) AWS DevOps
6 6 (6.74%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 6 (6.74%) AWS Engineer
6 6 (6.74%) Senior Developer
7 5 (5.62%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 5 (5.62%) IT Support
7 5 (5.62%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (15.73%) CSS
1 14 (15.73%) HTML
1 14 (15.73%) React
2 9 (10.11%) Vue.js
3 8 (8.99%) JSP
3 8 (8.99%) Middleware
4 7 (7.87%) Spring
5 6 (6.74%) AngularJS
6 5 (5.62%) JSON
6 5 (5.62%) Laravel
6 5 (5.62%) REST
7 4 (4.49%) SOAP
7 4 (4.49%) Web Services
8 3 (3.37%) 802.1X
9 2 (2.25%) .NET
9 2 (2.25%) Enzyme
9 2 (2.25%) Jest
9 2 (2.25%) Node.js
10 1 (1.12%) Android NDK
10 1 (1.12%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.99%) Data Centre
1 8 (8.99%) Management Information System
1 8 (8.99%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (4.49%) Clustering
2 4 (4.49%) EPoS
2 4 (4.49%) iPad
2 4 (4.49%) iPhone
3 3 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.25%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.25%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.12%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.12%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.12%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.12%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.12%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 46 (51.69%) Windows
2 19 (21.35%) Windows Server
3 17 (19.10%) Ubuntu
4 11 (12.36%) Windows Server 2019
5 8 (8.99%) Unix
5 8 (8.99%) Windows Server 2016
6 5 (5.62%) Debian
6 5 (5.62%) Windows 10
7 4 (4.49%) CentOS
7 4 (4.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.12%) Android
8 1 (1.12%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.12%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.12%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (38.20%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (31.46%) Unit Testing
3 25 (28.09%) OO
4 24 (26.97%) Software Engineering
5 23 (25.84%) Time Management
6 20 (22.47%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (22.47%) DevOps
6 20 (22.47%) OOD
6 20 (22.47%) SDLC
6 20 (22.47%) UML
7 13 (14.61%) Problem-Solving
7 13 (14.61%) Test Automation
8 10 (11.24%) Configuration Management
8 10 (11.24%) E-Commerce
8 10 (11.24%) Mentoring
9 9 (10.11%) Computer Science
9 9 (10.11%) MVC
9 9 (10.11%) Server Management
10 8 (8.99%) Load Balancing
10 8 (8.99%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (35.96%) Python
2 29 (32.58%) Java
3 27 (30.34%) C++
4 20 (22.47%) Bash Shell
5 18 (20.22%) JavaScript
6 15 (16.85%) SQL
7 12 (13.48%) Shell Script
8 11 (12.36%) C#
8 11 (12.36%) PowerShell
9 8 (8.99%) C
10 7 (7.87%) Go
11 6 (6.74%) Groovy
11 6 (6.74%) Kotlin
11 6 (6.74%) Perl
11 6 (6.74%) PHP
11 6 (6.74%) Ruby
12 3 (3.37%) Rust
13 1 (1.12%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 25 (28.09%) Degree
2 16 (17.98%) Security Cleared
3 6 (6.74%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (4.49%) CCNA
4 4 (4.49%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (3.37%) Master's Degree
5 3 (3.37%) MCSA
5 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.37%) Network+ Certification
5 3 (3.37%) PhD
6 2 (2.25%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 2 (2.25%) CCSP
6 2 (2.25%) CISSP
6 2 (2.25%) SSCP
7 1 (1.12%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.37%) QA
3 2 (2.25%) GDPR
System Software
1 26 (29.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (20.22%) Docker
3 16 (17.98%) Hyper-V
4 10 (11.24%) Xen
5 7 (7.87%) KVM
6 6 (6.74%) vSphere
7 5 (5.62%) Ceph
8 4 (4.49%) Btrfs
8 4 (4.49%) DRBD
8 4 (4.49%) VirtualBox
9 3 (3.37%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (2.25%) Active Directory
10 2 (2.25%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 18 (20.22%) Kubernetes
2 13 (14.61%) Ansible
3 9 (10.11%) Terraform
4 6 (6.74%) Rancher
5 4 (4.49%) Check_MK
5 4 (4.49%) FortiGate
5 4 (4.49%) Nagios
5 4 (4.49%) Puppet
6 2 (2.25%) Oracle ZFS
6 2 (2.25%) Rundeck
7 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (1.12%) Proxmox
7 1 (1.12%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (30.34%) VMware
2 15 (16.85%) Microsoft
3 13 (14.61%) Cisco
4 8 (8.99%) Citrix
4 8 (8.99%) Google
4 8 (8.99%) HP
4 8 (8.99%) Juniper
4 8 (8.99%) SonicWALL
5 5 (5.62%) Apple
5 5 (5.62%) Red Hat
6 4 (4.49%) Acronis
6 4 (4.49%) Brocade
6 4 (4.49%) ESET
6 4 (4.49%) Meraki
6 4 (4.49%) Ubiquiti
7 1 (1.12%) Twitter
7 1 (1.12%) Zend