Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
South West > Somerset
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 21 17
Rank change year-on-year -1 -4 +6
Permanent jobs citing Linux 144 159 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 10.80% 11.81% 13.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.88% 45.30% 41.28%
Number of salaries quoted 109 141 161
Somerset median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% - +8.11%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £56,450 £60,000 £55,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 283 351 407
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 21.23% 26.08% 32.40%
Number of salaries quoted 223 312 364
Somerset median annual salary £35,000 £37,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.04% -0.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £22,750 £21,250 £21,750
90th Percentile £52,500 £57,500 £51,250
South West median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 -5 101 £34,712 -18.32% 5
Bridgwater +1 10 - - 1
Taunton +18 8 £42,000 +61.54%
Street +4 4 £42,500 +13.33%
Clevedon - 3 £35,000 -
Frome - 1 £47,000 -
Cheddar - 1 £45,000 -
Linux
South West

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for Linux.

1 55 (38.19%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (34.03%) JavaScript
3 41 (28.47%) Java
4 40 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
5 39 (27.08%) Software Engineering
6 38 (26.39%) Unix
7 37 (25.69%) HTML
7 37 (25.69%) PHP
8 35 (24.31%) Docker
9 34 (23.61%) Git (software)
9 34 (23.61%) Degree
10 33 (22.92%) MySQL
10 33 (22.92%) Web Services
10 33 (22.92%) OO
10 33 (22.92%) DevOps
11 31 (21.53%) AngularJS
11 31 (21.53%) VMware
12 28 (19.44%) CSS
12 28 (19.44%) Windows
13 27 (18.75%) Python
14 26 (18.06%) TDD
14 26 (18.06%) Open Source
14 26 (18.06%) SaaS
15 25 (17.36%) Amazon AWS
15 25 (17.36%) NoSQL
15 25 (17.36%) Scrum
16 24 (16.67%) Computer Science
16 24 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
17 23 (15.97%) Apache Cassandra
17 23 (15.97%) REST

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 23 (15.97%) Elasticsearch
2 19 (13.19%) OpenStack
3 18 (12.50%) Apache
4 5 (3.47%) Apache Solr
4 5 (3.47%) JBoss
5 4 (2.78%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.08%) nginx
7 2 (1.39%) Confluence
7 2 (1.39%) IIS
7 2 (1.39%) SilverStripe
8 1 (0.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (4.17%) Adobe Illustrator
1 6 (4.17%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.39%) HipChat
2 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 26 (18.06%) SaaS
2 25 (17.36%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (5.56%) IaaS
5 7 (4.86%) GitHub
6 3 (2.08%) G Suite
6 3 (2.08%) PaaS
7 1 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (11.11%) Firewall
1 16 (11.11%) Internet
2 14 (9.72%) TCP/IP
3 13 (9.03%) IPv4
4 11 (7.64%) IPv6
4 11 (7.64%) NGN
4 11 (7.64%) SAN
5 10 (6.94%) Network Security
6 9 (6.25%) LDAP
7 8 (5.56%) DHCP
7 8 (5.56%) DNS
7 8 (5.56%) Kerberos
8 4 (2.78%) LAN
9 3 (2.08%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (1.39%) IP Telephony
10 2 (1.39%) SNMP
10 2 (1.39%) SSL
10 2 (1.39%) WAN
10 2 (1.39%) Wireshark
11 1 (0.69%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (22.92%) MySQL
2 25 (17.36%) NoSQL
3 23 (15.97%) Apache Cassandra
4 20 (13.89%) SQL Server
5 18 (12.50%) MongoDB
6 11 (7.64%) Redis
7 8 (5.56%) Hadoop
8 7 (4.86%) CouchDB
9 6 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (3.47%) Big Data
10 5 (3.47%) Flink
11 3 (2.08%) Riak
12 2 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (1.39%) SQL Server 2014
12 2 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 1 (0.69%) Amazon RDS
13 1 (0.69%) Couchbase
13 1 (0.69%) Infinispan
13 1 (0.69%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 34 (23.61%) Git (software)
2 19 (13.19%) Jenkins
3 11 (7.64%) Grunt
4 10 (6.94%) gulp
4 10 (6.94%) PHPUnit
4 10 (6.94%) Subversion
5 8 (5.56%) Vagrant
6 7 (4.86%) JIRA
7 6 (4.17%) Jasmine
7 6 (4.17%) Mocha
8 5 (3.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (3.47%) JUnit
8 5 (3.47%) Maven
9 4 (2.78%) Codeception
9 4 (2.78%) Eclipse
9 4 (2.78%) GitLab
9 4 (2.78%) IntelliJ
10 3 (2.08%) Travis CI
11 2 (1.39%) PEAR
11 2 (1.39%) Trac
General
1 12 (8.33%) Finance
2 11 (7.64%) Retail
3 5 (3.47%) Games
4 4 (2.78%) Electronics
4 4 (2.78%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.78%) Marketing
4 4 (2.78%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.69%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.69%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 48 (33.33%) Developer
2 34 (23.61%) Software Engineer
3 23 (15.97%) PHP Developer
4 18 (12.50%) Java Engineer
4 18 (12.50%) Java Software Engineer
5 17 (11.81%) Junior
6 15 (10.42%) Administrator
6 15 (10.42%) Systems Administrator
7 14 (9.72%) Junior Developer
7 14 (9.72%) Linux Engineer
8 13 (9.03%) Java Developer
8 13 (9.03%) Network Engineer
8 13 (9.03%) Software Developer
9 10 (6.94%) DevOps Engineer
9 10 (6.94%) Graduate
9 10 (6.94%) Junior Software Developer
9 10 (6.94%) Support Engineer
9 10 (6.94%) Systems Engineer
10 9 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
10 9 (6.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (25.69%) HTML
2 33 (22.92%) Web Services
3 31 (21.53%) AngularJS
4 28 (19.44%) CSS
5 23 (15.97%) REST
6 22 (15.28%) Node.js
6 22 (15.28%) React
7 21 (14.58%) jQuery
8 19 (13.19%) Hibernate
8 19 (13.19%) RESTful
9 18 (12.50%) JSON
10 17 (11.81%) J2EE
11 15 (10.42%) GWT
11 15 (10.42%) JPA
11 15 (10.42%) Restlet
12 12 (8.33%) HTML5
12 12 (8.33%) LAMP
12 12 (8.33%) Spring
13 11 (7.64%) Sass
14 10 (6.94%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 11 (7.64%) Linux Command Line
2 11 (7.64%) Mobile Computing
3 6 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.47%) User Experience
5 4 (2.78%) Algorithms
5 4 (2.78%) Fintech
5 4 (2.78%) Public Cloud
6 3 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.39%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.69%) BBC
8 1 (0.69%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.69%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.69%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.69%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 38 (26.39%) Unix
2 28 (19.44%) Windows
3 19 (13.19%) Windows Server
4 12 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (4.86%) Ubuntu
5 7 (4.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (4.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (3.47%) CentOS
6 5 (3.47%) Debian
7 3 (2.08%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (2.08%) OpenWrt
8 2 (1.39%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.39%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (38.19%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
3 39 (27.08%) Software Engineering
4 33 (22.92%) DevOps
4 33 (22.92%) OO
5 26 (18.06%) Open Source
5 26 (18.06%) TDD
6 25 (17.36%) Scrum
7 22 (15.28%) Test Automation
8 20 (13.89%) Continuous Delivery
9 16 (11.11%) High Availability
9 16 (11.11%) Microservices
10 14 (9.72%) Customer Requirements
10 14 (9.72%) MVC
10 14 (9.72%) Unit Testing
11 13 (9.03%) Front End Development
11 13 (9.03%) Web Development
12 12 (8.33%) Analytics
12 12 (8.33%) Software Delivery
13 11 (7.64%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 49 (34.03%) JavaScript
2 41 (28.47%) Java
3 37 (25.69%) PHP
4 27 (18.75%) Python
5 15 (10.42%) SQL
6 12 (8.33%) Bash Shell
7 8 (5.56%) PowerShell
8 6 (4.17%) C++
8 6 (4.17%) Groovy
9 5 (3.47%) C
10 4 (2.78%) Embedded C
10 4 (2.78%) PHP 7
10 4 (2.78%) Ruby
10 4 (2.78%) XPath
11 3 (2.08%) Perl
12 2 (1.39%) VBScript
13 1 (0.69%) PHP 5
13 1 (0.69%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.69%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 34 (23.61%) Degree
2 12 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (2.78%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.39%) CCNA
4 2 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.39%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.39%) RHCE
4 2 (1.39%) RHCSA
5 1 (0.69%) GCIA
5 1 (0.69%) SANS
5 1 (0.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.33%) QA
2 2 (1.39%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.69%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (24.31%) Docker
2 24 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (6.94%) Active Directory
4 8 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (3.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 5 (3.47%) KVM
6 3 (2.08%) Corosync
6 3 (2.08%) Shibboleth
6 3 (2.08%) Xen
7 2 (1.39%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.69%) Dovecot
8 1 (0.69%) Gluster
8 1 (0.69%) iptables
8 1 (0.69%) LXC
8 1 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 16 (11.11%) Ansible
1 16 (11.11%) Puppet
2 11 (7.64%) Kubernetes
3 10 (6.94%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (3.47%) Nagios
5 3 (2.08%) CFEngine
5 3 (2.08%) Ganeti
5 3 (2.08%) Marathon
5 3 (2.08%) Mesos
5 3 (2.08%) Pacemaker
5 3 (2.08%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (1.39%) Cacti
6 2 (1.39%) HAProxy
6 2 (1.39%) Linux-HA
6 2 (1.39%) vCenter Server
6 2 (1.39%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.69%) Grafana
7 1 (0.69%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.69%) Pingdom
7 1 (0.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 31 (21.53%) VMware
2 19 (13.19%) Microsoft
3 10 (6.94%) Red Hat
4 9 (6.25%) Cisco
5 8 (5.56%) Hitachi
6 7 (4.86%) Apple
6 7 (4.86%) Cloudera
6 7 (4.86%) Google
7 6 (4.17%) Adobe
7 6 (4.17%) Zend
8 5 (3.47%) Juniper
9 4 (2.78%) SAP
10 3 (2.08%) HP
10 3 (2.08%) Snow
10 3 (2.08%) SolarWinds
10 3 (2.08%) Sophos
11 2 (1.39%) Atlassian
11 2 (1.39%) Citrix
11 2 (1.39%) Dell
12 1 (0.69%) CheckPoint