Period
to 17 February 2018

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

Linux
South West > Somerset
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 21 17
Rank change year-on-year +1 -4 +4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 153 153 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 12.46% 11.99% 14.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 51.69% 49.35% 44.36%
Number of salaries quoted 116 151 171
Somerset median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +21.43%
10th Percentile £25,000 £21,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £53,750
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 296 310 399
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 24.10% 24.29% 32.07%
Number of salaries quoted 228 285 363
Somerset median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% - +15.38%
10th Percentile £21,425 £21,250 £21,550
90th Percentile £53,575 £57,500 £51,250
South West median annual salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +9.59% -2.67% +7.14%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Somerset

Linux
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for Linux in Somerset

Linux
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Somerset over the 6 months to 17 February 2018.

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 17 February 2018. 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 -14 80 £42,500 - 10
Bridgwater - 18 £50,000 - 4
Taunton +35 17 £42,000 - 4
Street +4 10 £50,500 +26.25%
Clevedon - 8 £35,000 - 1
Glastonbury - 3 £40,000 -
Linux
South West

For the 6 months to 17 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Linux.

1 66 (43.14%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 49 (32.03%) MySQL
4 47 (30.72%) DevOps
5 45 (29.41%) Docker
6 44 (28.76%) PHP
6 44 (28.76%) Unix
7 41 (26.80%) JavaScript
8 40 (26.14%) jQuery
9 39 (25.49%) HTML
10 37 (24.18%) CSS
11 36 (23.53%) Java
11 36 (23.53%) OO
12 35 (22.88%) VMware
13 34 (22.22%) Degree
13 34 (22.22%) Windows
14 33 (21.57%) Web Services
14 33 (21.57%) Python
14 33 (21.57%) TDD
14 33 (21.57%) Continuous Integration
14 33 (21.57%) Amazon AWS
15 32 (20.92%) AngularJS
16 31 (20.26%) Jenkins
17 30 (19.61%) Open Source
17 30 (19.61%) Scrum
18 29 (18.95%) Software Engineering
18 29 (18.95%) SQL
19 28 (18.30%) Apache
19 28 (18.30%) Retail
19 28 (18.30%) VMware Infrastructure

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 28 (18.30%) Apache
2 18 (11.76%) OpenStack
3 13 (8.50%) Tomcat
4 10 (6.54%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (5.23%) Apache Solr
6 4 (2.61%) Apache Spark
6 4 (2.61%) JBoss
6 4 (2.61%) MS Exchange
7 3 (1.96%) nginx
7 3 (1.96%) SilverStripe
8 2 (1.31%) IIS
9 1 (0.65%) Confluence
9 1 (0.65%) Gunicorn
Applications
1 5 (3.27%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.61%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (2.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.61%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.65%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 33 (21.57%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (13.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (11.11%) SaaS
4 7 (4.58%) GitHub
5 6 (3.92%) IaaS
6 5 (3.27%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.96%) PaaS
8 2 (1.31%) G Suite
9 1 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 27 (17.65%) Firewall
2 25 (16.34%) Internet
3 14 (9.15%) Network Security
4 13 (8.50%) TCP/IP
5 12 (7.84%) Kerberos
5 12 (7.84%) SAN
6 11 (7.19%) DHCP
6 11 (7.19%) DNS
7 9 (5.88%) Wireless
8 7 (4.58%) LAN
8 7 (4.58%) WAN
9 6 (3.92%) VLAN
9 6 (3.92%) VoIP
10 4 (2.61%) Ethernet
10 4 (2.61%) WLAN
11 3 (1.96%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (1.96%) SSL
11 3 (1.96%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (1.31%) Fibre Channel
12 2 (1.31%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (32.03%) MySQL
2 21 (13.73%) NoSQL
3 19 (12.42%) SQL Server
4 13 (8.50%) Hadoop
5 9 (5.88%) Redis
6 8 (5.23%) MongoDB
7 7 (4.58%) Relational Database
8 6 (3.92%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (2.61%) Apache Hive
9 4 (2.61%) HBase
9 4 (2.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (1.96%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.96%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (1.96%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (1.96%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (1.31%) Geospatial Data
12 1 (0.65%) Flink
Development Applications
1 51 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 31 (20.26%) Jenkins
3 24 (15.69%) PHPUnit
4 13 (8.50%) Subversion
5 10 (6.54%) Vagrant
6 9 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 8 (5.23%) Grunt
7 8 (5.23%) gulp
8 6 (3.92%) Bugzilla
8 6 (3.92%) Maven
8 6 (3.92%) PEAR
8 6 (3.92%) Trac
9 5 (3.27%) JSUnit
9 5 (3.27%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (2.61%) Bitbucket
10 4 (2.61%) Codeception
10 4 (2.61%) Jasmine
10 4 (2.61%) JIRA
10 4 (2.61%) Mocha
11 3 (1.96%) JUnit
General
1 28 (18.30%) Retail
2 10 (6.54%) Games
3 5 (3.27%) Finance
4 2 (1.31%) Banking
4 2 (1.31%) Marketing
5 1 (0.65%) Billing
5 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 53 (34.64%) Developer
2 33 (21.57%) Linux Engineer
3 28 (18.30%) PHP Developer
4 24 (15.69%) Administrator
4 24 (15.69%) Systems Administrator
5 22 (14.38%) DevOps Engineer
5 22 (14.38%) Software Engineer
6 18 (11.76%) Linux Administrator
6 18 (11.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 17 (11.11%) Junior
8 15 (9.80%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 15 (9.80%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 14 (9.15%) Junior Developer
10 11 (7.19%) Java Developer
10 11 (7.19%) Java Engineer
10 11 (7.19%) Java Software Engineer
11 10 (6.54%) E-Commerce Engineer
11 10 (6.54%) Junior Software Developer
11 10 (6.54%) Software Developer
12 9 (5.88%) Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (26.14%) jQuery
2 39 (25.49%) HTML
3 37 (24.18%) CSS
4 33 (21.57%) Web Services
5 32 (20.92%) AngularJS
6 26 (16.99%) RESTful
7 25 (16.34%) React
8 21 (13.73%) Node.js
8 21 (13.73%) REST
9 19 (12.42%) LAMP
10 16 (10.46%) JSON
11 14 (9.15%) HTML5
11 14 (9.15%) Laravel
12 13 (8.50%) LDAP
13 10 (6.54%) Ajax
14 8 (5.23%) .NET
14 8 (5.23%) Behat
14 8 (5.23%) Sass
14 8 (5.23%) SOAP
14 8 (5.23%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 26 (16.99%) Computer Science
2 10 (6.54%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.54%) Linux Command Line
3 5 (3.27%) Client/Server
3 5 (3.27%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.61%) Algorithms
4 4 (2.61%) User Experience
5 3 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.96%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.31%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.31%) Fintech
6 2 (1.31%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.31%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.65%) BBC
7 1 (0.65%) Clustering
7 1 (0.65%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.65%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.65%) Raspberry Pi
7 1 (0.65%) Replication
7 1 (0.65%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 44 (28.76%) Unix
2 34 (22.22%) Windows
3 23 (15.03%) Windows Server
4 20 (13.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (6.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (5.88%) Windows 7
6 9 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (3.27%) CentOS
7 5 (3.27%) Debian
7 5 (3.27%) Windows 10
8 3 (1.96%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.31%) Android
9 2 (1.31%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.31%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.65%) FreeRTOS
10 1 (0.65%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.65%) OpenWrt
10 1 (0.65%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (43.14%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (30.72%) DevOps
3 36 (23.53%) OO
4 33 (21.57%) Continuous Integration
4 33 (21.57%) TDD
5 30 (19.61%) Open Source
5 30 (19.61%) Scrum
6 29 (18.95%) Software Engineering
7 24 (15.69%) Microservices
7 24 (15.69%) Unit Testing
8 22 (14.38%) Test Automation
9 21 (13.73%) Continuous Delivery
9 21 (13.73%) E-Commerce
10 18 (11.76%) Configuration Management
10 18 (11.76%) Project Management
11 14 (9.15%) Mentoring
11 14 (9.15%) MVC
11 14 (9.15%) Time Management
11 14 (9.15%) Workflow
12 12 (7.84%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 44 (28.76%) PHP
2 41 (26.80%) JavaScript
3 36 (23.53%) Java
4 33 (21.57%) Python
5 29 (18.95%) SQL
6 15 (9.80%) Ruby
7 8 (5.23%) PowerShell
8 7 (4.58%) C#
9 6 (3.92%) Bash Shell
10 5 (3.27%) C++
10 5 (3.27%) Perl
11 4 (2.61%) Groovy
11 4 (2.61%) PHP 7
11 4 (2.61%) VBScript
11 4 (2.61%) XPath
12 3 (1.96%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.31%) C
13 2 (1.31%) Embedded C
13 2 (1.31%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.65%) Dart
Qualifications
1 34 (22.22%) Degree
2 14 (9.15%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (3.27%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.61%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.96%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.65%) CCNA
6 1 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.65%) MCDST
6 1 (0.65%) MCP
6 1 (0.65%) MCSA
6 1 (0.65%) MCSE
6 1 (0.65%) MCTS
6 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.65%) RHCE
6 1 (0.65%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.80%) QA
2 2 (1.31%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.65%) SLA
System Software
1 45 (29.41%) Docker
2 28 (18.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (5.88%) Active Directory
4 6 (3.92%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (3.27%) Hyper-V
6 4 (2.61%) HDFS
6 4 (2.61%) VirtualBox
7 3 (1.96%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (1.31%) KVM
8 2 (1.31%) LXC
9 1 (0.65%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.65%) Corosync
9 1 (0.65%) Dovecot
9 1 (0.65%) Gluster
9 1 (0.65%) iptables
9 1 (0.65%) pfSense
9 1 (0.65%) Shibboleth
9 1 (0.65%) Snort
9 1 (0.65%) vSphere
9 1 (0.65%) Xen
Systems Management
1 24 (15.69%) Puppet
2 23 (15.03%) Ansible
3 16 (10.46%) Kubernetes
4 15 (9.80%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (2.61%) Nagios
6 3 (1.96%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 2 (1.31%) Cacti
7 2 (1.31%) Packer
7 2 (1.31%) Terraform
7 2 (1.31%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.65%) Check_MK
8 1 (0.65%) Ganeti
8 1 (0.65%) Grafana
8 1 (0.65%) Graylog
8 1 (0.65%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.65%) Kibana
8 1 (0.65%) Marathon
8 1 (0.65%) Mesos
8 1 (0.65%) Pingdom
8 1 (0.65%) Rancher
Vendors
1 35 (22.88%) VMware
2 24 (15.69%) Microsoft
3 17 (11.11%) Red Hat
4 8 (5.23%) Google
4 8 (5.23%) Oracle
5 7 (4.58%) Cisco
6 6 (3.92%) Apple
6 6 (3.92%) Citrix
6 6 (3.92%) Zend
7 5 (3.27%) Cloudera
7 5 (3.27%) Hitachi
7 5 (3.27%) Syncsort
8 4 (2.61%) Adobe
8 4 (2.61%) NetApp
8 4 (2.61%) Riverbed
8 4 (2.61%) Symantec
9 2 (1.31%) Sophos
10 1 (0.65%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.65%) Murex
10 1 (0.65%) Qualys