Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
South West > Somerset
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 21 17
Rank change year-on-year +13 -4 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 127 144 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 14.61% 10.90% 12.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 57.73% 46.15% 47.97%
Number of salaries quoted 109 109 153
Somerset median annual salary £47,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.71% -12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £27,400 £26,250 £23,800
90th Percentile £52,500 £55,450 £57,500
South West median annual salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.71% +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 220 312 344
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 25.32% 23.62% 26.52%
Number of salaries quoted 180 244 303
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -2.78% -
10th Percentile £23,625 £23,750 £21,350
90th Percentile £52,500 £56,575 £58,500
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -4.11%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +10 81 £45,000 +28.57% 23
Bridgwater 0 22 £50,000 - 3
Street - 5 £90,000 -
Clevedon - 3 £50,000 - 1
Portishead - 2 £48,000 -
Taunton -5 1 £45,000 +7.14% 4
Weston-super-Mare - 1 £40,000 -
Yeovil - 1 £23,500 - 2
Axbridge - 1 £50,000 -
Linux
South West

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 60 (47.24%) Python
2 55 (43.31%) MySQL
3 42 (33.07%) PHP
3 42 (33.07%) Git (software)
4 40 (31.50%) VMware
5 38 (29.92%) Retail
6 36 (28.35%) Microsoft Azure
6 36 (28.35%) Amazon AWS
6 36 (28.35%) DevOps
7 35 (27.56%) VMware Infrastructure
8 34 (26.77%) Windows
9 33 (25.98%) Puppet
10 29 (22.83%) Apache
11 28 (22.05%) Configuration Management
12 26 (20.47%) JavaScript
12 26 (20.47%) CSS
12 26 (20.47%) Red Hat
12 26 (20.47%) Jenkins
13 25 (19.69%) Unix
13 25 (19.69%) Open Source
14 23 (18.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 22 (17.32%) Microsoft
16 21 (16.54%) Cisco
17 20 (15.75%) Opscode Chef
18 19 (14.96%) E-Commerce
18 19 (14.96%) Java
18 19 (14.96%) jQuery
19 18 (14.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 18 (14.17%) Time Management
19 18 (14.17%) PowerShell

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 29 (22.83%) Apache
2 18 (14.17%) Tomcat
3 13 (10.24%) Elasticsearch
4 11 (8.66%) nginx
5 9 (7.09%) MS Exchange
6 6 (4.72%) JBoss
7 2 (1.57%) Confluence
7 2 (1.57%) WordPress
8 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.79%) IIS
Business Applications
1 5 (3.94%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.79%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 36 (28.35%) Amazon AWS
1 36 (28.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.94%) SaaS
3 3 (2.36%) G Suite
3 3 (2.36%) Office 365
4 2 (1.57%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.57%) GitHub
4 2 (1.57%) IaaS
4 2 (1.57%) PaaS
5 1 (0.79%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.79%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.79%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.79%) Route 53
5 1 (0.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (12.60%) Internet
2 12 (9.45%) TCP/IP
3 10 (7.87%) DHCP
4 6 (4.72%) DNS
4 6 (4.72%) Wireless
5 3 (2.36%) eduroam
5 3 (2.36%) Firewall
5 3 (2.36%) LAN
5 3 (2.36%) SSH
5 3 (2.36%) WLAN
6 2 (1.57%) Bluetooth
6 2 (1.57%) HTTP
6 2 (1.57%) Network Security
7 1 (0.79%) ICMP
7 1 (0.79%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.79%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (43.31%) MySQL
2 17 (13.39%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (10.24%) Redis
3 13 (10.24%) SQL Server
4 5 (3.94%) CouchDB
4 5 (3.94%) NoSQL
5 4 (3.15%) Oracle Database
5 4 (3.15%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (3.15%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (3.15%) RDBMS
5 4 (3.15%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.15%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (3.15%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.36%) phpMyAdmin
6 3 (2.36%) Riak
7 2 (1.57%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.79%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.79%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 42 (33.07%) Git (software)
2 26 (20.47%) Jenkins
3 18 (14.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 17 (13.39%) PHPUnit
5 9 (7.09%) JIRA
6 6 (4.72%) Eclipse
7 4 (3.15%) GitLab
8 3 (2.36%) Eclipse RCP
9 2 (1.57%) Grunt
9 2 (1.57%) gulp
9 2 (1.57%) JMeter
9 2 (1.57%) PhantomJS
9 2 (1.57%) PhpStorm
9 2 (1.57%) Selenium
9 2 (1.57%) Subversion
10 1 (0.79%) IntelliJ
10 1 (0.79%) JUnit
10 1 (0.79%) Maven
10 1 (0.79%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.79%) TeamCity
General
1 38 (29.92%) Retail
2 12 (9.45%) Telecoms
3 8 (6.30%) Finance
4 5 (3.94%) Electronics
5 4 (3.15%) Law
6 2 (1.57%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.57%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.57%) Marketing
7 1 (0.79%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 40 (31.50%) Developer
2 30 (23.62%) DevOps Engineer
3 28 (22.05%) Linux Engineer
4 19 (14.96%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 19 (14.96%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 19 (14.96%) PHP Developer
5 16 (12.60%) Administrator
5 16 (12.60%) E-Commerce Engineer
6 15 (11.81%) Backend Developer
7 14 (11.02%) Systems Administrator
8 13 (10.24%) Software Engineer
9 11 (8.66%) JavaScript Developer
9 11 (8.66%) Python Developer
10 9 (7.09%) Linux Administrator
11 8 (6.30%) IT Engineer
12 7 (5.51%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 6 (4.72%) Analyst
13 6 (4.72%) Applications Support
13 6 (4.72%) Senior Software Engineer
13 6 (4.72%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (20.47%) CSS
2 19 (14.96%) jQuery
3 17 (13.39%) REST
4 15 (11.81%) Laravel
5 12 (9.45%) Django
6 11 (8.66%) AngularJS
6 11 (8.66%) D3.js
6 11 (8.66%) LAMP
6 11 (8.66%) LEMP Stack
7 10 (7.87%) JSON
7 10 (7.87%) Web Services
8 9 (7.09%) HTML
8 9 (7.09%) RESTful
9 7 (5.51%) .NET
10 3 (2.36%) JSP
10 3 (2.36%) Middleware
11 2 (1.57%) CSS3
11 2 (1.57%) RabbitMQ
11 2 (1.57%) Sass
11 2 (1.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.09%) Computer Science
2 6 (4.72%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (3.15%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.36%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.36%) Fintech
5 2 (1.57%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.57%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.79%) Chip and PIN
6 1 (0.79%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.79%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.79%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.79%) NHS
6 1 (0.79%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.79%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 34 (26.77%) Windows
2 25 (19.69%) Unix
3 23 (18.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (10.24%) Ubuntu
5 12 (9.45%) Windows Server
6 9 (7.09%) Windows 10
7 8 (6.30%) Windows 7
7 8 (6.30%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (3.15%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (2.36%) Android
9 3 (2.36%) Apple iOS
9 3 (2.36%) CentOS
9 3 (2.36%) Debian
9 3 (2.36%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.79%) AIX
10 1 (0.79%) Solaris
10 1 (0.79%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (28.35%) DevOps
2 28 (22.05%) Configuration Management
3 25 (19.69%) Open Source
4 19 (14.96%) E-Commerce
5 18 (14.17%) Time Management
6 17 (13.39%) Deployment Automation
6 17 (13.39%) ITIL
7 15 (11.81%) Project Management
7 15 (11.81%) Workflow
8 13 (10.24%) Problem-Solving
8 13 (10.24%) Software Engineering
8 13 (10.24%) TDD
9 12 (9.45%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (9.45%) Collaborative Working
9 12 (9.45%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (8.66%) Asset Management
10 11 (8.66%) Kanban
11 9 (7.09%) Web Development
12 7 (5.51%) High Availability
12 7 (5.51%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (47.24%) Python
2 42 (33.07%) PHP
3 26 (20.47%) JavaScript
4 19 (14.96%) Java
5 18 (14.17%) PowerShell
5 18 (14.17%) SQL
6 16 (12.60%) Ruby
7 11 (8.66%) TypeScript
8 8 (6.30%) C
9 7 (5.51%) Bash Shell
10 6 (4.72%) C#
10 6 (4.72%) C++
11 5 (3.94%) Perl
12 4 (3.15%) Erlang
13 2 (1.57%) Go
14 1 (0.79%) Ada
14 1 (0.79%) Embedded C
14 1 (0.79%) Groovy
14 1 (0.79%) Java 8
14 1 (0.79%) Scala
Qualifications
1 15 (11.81%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (11.02%) CCNA
3 12 (9.45%) Degree
4 7 (5.51%) CISSP
4 7 (5.51%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (5.51%) LPIC
4 7 (5.51%) SSCP
5 2 (1.57%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.79%) RHCE
6 1 (0.79%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.57%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.79%) Def Stans
2 1 (0.79%) GDPR
2 1 (0.79%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.79%) MISRA
2 1 (0.79%) MISRA C
2 1 (0.79%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (27.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (11.02%) Active Directory
2 14 (11.02%) Hyper-V
3 10 (7.87%) Docker
4 8 (6.30%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (4.72%) KVM
6 3 (2.36%) Shibboleth
7 2 (1.57%) Corosync
7 2 (1.57%) FreeRADIUS
7 2 (1.57%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (1.57%) Xen
8 1 (0.79%) RHEV
8 1 (0.79%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.79%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 33 (25.98%) Puppet
2 20 (15.75%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (5.51%) Cacti
3 7 (5.51%) ZABBIX
4 5 (3.94%) Ansible
5 3 (2.36%) Kubernetes
5 3 (2.36%) Nagios
5 3 (2.36%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (1.57%) Pacemaker
7 1 (0.79%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.79%) CFEngine
7 1 (0.79%) PaperCut
7 1 (0.79%) SCCM
Vendors
1 40 (31.50%) VMware
2 26 (20.47%) Red Hat
3 22 (17.32%) Microsoft
4 21 (16.54%) Cisco
5 9 (7.09%) Citrix
5 9 (7.09%) Mitel
6 8 (6.30%) Oracle
7 4 (3.15%) Google
8 3 (2.36%) Snow
8 3 (2.36%) SolarWinds
8 3 (2.36%) Sophos
9 2 (1.57%) Adobe
9 2 (1.57%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.57%) Dell
9 2 (1.57%) HP
9 2 (1.57%) IBM
9 2 (1.57%) SAP
10 1 (0.79%) EMC
10 1 (0.79%) Juniper
10 1 (0.79%) Veeam