Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
South West > Somerset
6 months to
21 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 7 24 19
Rank change year-on-year +17 -5 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 149 133 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 16.48% 11.78% 12.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.32% 40.06% 51.50%
Number of salaries quoted 123 118 118
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +17.65% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £31,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £59,500 £70,000 £67,500
South West median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +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 247 332 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 27.32% 29.41% 24.35%
Number of salaries quoted 202 212 233
Somerset median annual salary £38,243 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.39% +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £24,250 £25,851 £21,300
90th Percentile £56,250 £65,000 £53,300
South West median annual salary £39,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.88% - +8.11%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 +2 68 £35,000 -34.88% 17
Yeovil +4 34 £38,300 +2.13% 7
Bridgwater -3 16 £50,000 +25.00%
Taunton - 14 £38,187 - 3
Street +2 5 £72,500 -6.45%
Glastonbury - 4 £40,000 - 1
Frome - 3 £35,000 - 3
Linux
South West

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 67 (44.97%) Windows
2 57 (38.26%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (32.21%) Python
4 41 (27.52%) Unit Testing
5 40 (26.85%) Continuous Integration
5 40 (26.85%) Degree
5 40 (26.85%) JavaScript
6 38 (25.50%) Java
7 37 (24.83%) SQL
7 37 (24.83%) Software Engineering
8 36 (24.16%) DevOps
9 34 (22.82%) VMware
10 33 (22.15%) Apache
10 33 (22.15%) Jenkins
11 32 (21.48%) OO
11 32 (21.48%) C++
12 31 (20.81%) Time Management
12 31 (20.81%) VMware Infrastructure
12 31 (20.81%) Git (software)
12 31 (20.81%) Windows Server
13 30 (20.13%) Test Automation
14 28 (18.79%) Security Cleared
14 28 (18.79%) Docker
15 27 (18.12%) UML
15 27 (18.12%) OOD
16 26 (17.45%) HTML
16 26 (17.45%) PHP
16 26 (17.45%) SDLC
17 25 (16.78%) React
17 25 (16.78%) Shell Script

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 33 (22.15%) Apache
2 12 (8.05%) Tomcat
3 11 (7.38%) Apache Solr
4 9 (6.04%) Tornado
5 6 (4.03%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.68%) MS Exchange
6 4 (2.68%) nginx
6 4 (2.68%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 3 (2.01%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 25 (16.78%) AWS
2 19 (12.75%) Azure
3 18 (12.08%) GCP
4 8 (5.37%) SaaS
5 7 (4.70%) Office 365
6 6 (4.03%) IaaS
7 5 (3.36%) GitHub
8 4 (2.68%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (1.34%) Serverless
10 1 (0.67%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.67%) Cloudflare
10 1 (0.67%) G Suite
10 1 (0.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.41%) Tactical Data Link
2 15 (10.07%) Firewall
3 11 (7.38%) Extranet
4 9 (6.04%) TCP/IP
4 9 (6.04%) VLAN
5 7 (4.70%) DHCP
5 7 (4.70%) Network Security
6 6 (4.03%) VPN
6 6 (4.03%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (3.36%) DNS
8 4 (2.68%) LAN
8 4 (2.68%) MPLS
8 4 (2.68%) SAN
8 4 (2.68%) WAN
8 4 (2.68%) Wireless
9 3 (2.01%) 802.11
9 3 (2.01%) ADSL
9 3 (2.01%) ISDN
9 3 (2.01%) VoIP
10 1 (0.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (12.08%) MySQL
2 17 (11.41%) NoSQL
3 12 (8.05%) Big Data
4 11 (7.38%) MongoDB
5 6 (4.03%) CouchDB
6 5 (3.36%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (2.01%) MariaDB
8 2 (1.34%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.67%) Apache Ignite
9 1 (0.67%) Geospatial Data
9 1 (0.67%) Redis
9 1 (0.67%) Riak
Development Applications
1 33 (22.15%) Jenkins
2 31 (20.81%) Git (software)
3 17 (11.41%) Rational DOORS
4 10 (6.71%) Eclipse
4 10 (6.71%) Eclipse RCP
5 7 (4.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 7 (4.70%) GitLab
6 5 (3.36%) Travis CI
7 4 (2.68%) Gradle
7 4 (2.68%) Maven
7 4 (2.68%) Mercurial
7 4 (2.68%) TeamCity
8 3 (2.01%) Selenium
9 1 (0.67%) Xcode
General
1 25 (16.78%) Retail
2 22 (14.77%) Aerospace
3 9 (6.04%) Military
4 3 (2.01%) Finance
5 2 (1.34%) Games
6 1 (0.67%) Banking
6 1 (0.67%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 32 (21.48%) Developer
2 30 (20.13%) Software Engineer
3 24 (16.11%) DevOps Engineer
4 14 (9.40%) PHP Developer
5 12 (8.05%) C++ Software Engineer
5 12 (8.05%) IT Engineer
6 11 (7.38%) Junior
6 11 (7.38%) Kubernetes Engineer
7 8 (5.37%) Operations Engineer
7 8 (5.37%) Software Developer
8 7 (4.70%) E-Commerce Engineer
8 7 (4.70%) Technical Manager
9 6 (4.03%) Administrator
9 6 (4.03%) Analyst
9 6 (4.03%) Data Engineer
9 6 (4.03%) IT Support
9 6 (4.03%) Senior Data Engineer
9 6 (4.03%) Senior Developer
10 5 (3.36%) IT Manager
10 5 (3.36%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (17.45%) HTML
2 25 (16.78%) React
3 23 (15.44%) CSS
4 16 (10.74%) Vue.js
5 15 (10.07%) JSP
5 15 (10.07%) Middleware
6 14 (9.40%) Laravel
7 8 (5.37%) SVG
8 7 (4.70%) JSON
8 7 (4.70%) Spring
9 6 (4.03%) .NET
10 5 (3.36%) AngularJS
10 5 (3.36%) Django
11 4 (2.68%) LAMP
11 4 (2.68%) REST
11 4 (2.68%) SOAP
11 4 (2.68%) Web Services
12 3 (2.01%) 802.1X
12 3 (2.01%) jQuery
12 3 (2.01%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.38%) EPoS
1 11 (7.38%) Management Information System
2 4 (2.68%) Data Centre
2 4 (2.68%) iPad
2 4 (2.68%) iPhone
2 4 (2.68%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (2.01%) User Experience
4 2 (1.34%) Clustering
4 2 (1.34%) Fat Client
4 2 (1.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (1.34%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.67%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (0.67%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.67%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.67%) NHS
5 1 (0.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 67 (44.97%) Windows
2 31 (20.81%) Windows Server
3 24 (16.11%) Ubuntu
4 18 (12.08%) CentOS
5 16 (10.74%) Unix
6 15 (10.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (8.05%) Debian
8 6 (4.03%) Windows 10
9 4 (2.68%) Fedora
9 4 (2.68%) SUSE
10 3 (2.01%) Mac OS
10 3 (2.01%) Solaris
11 2 (1.34%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.67%) Android
12 1 (0.67%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.67%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.67%) Mandriva Linux
12 1 (0.67%) openSUSE
12 1 (0.67%) Slackware
12 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (38.26%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (27.52%) Unit Testing
3 40 (26.85%) Continuous Integration
4 37 (24.83%) Software Engineering
5 36 (24.16%) DevOps
6 32 (21.48%) OO
7 31 (20.81%) Time Management
8 30 (20.13%) Test Automation
9 27 (18.12%) OOD
9 27 (18.12%) UML
10 26 (17.45%) SDLC
11 21 (14.09%) Analytics
12 19 (12.75%) Configuration Management
13 16 (10.74%) Computer Science
14 15 (10.07%) E-Commerce
14 15 (10.07%) ETL
14 15 (10.07%) MVC
14 15 (10.07%) Problem-Solving
14 15 (10.07%) Scrum
15 14 (9.40%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 48 (32.21%) Python
2 40 (26.85%) JavaScript
3 38 (25.50%) Java
4 37 (24.83%) SQL
5 32 (21.48%) C++
6 26 (17.45%) PHP
7 25 (16.78%) Bash Shell
7 25 (16.78%) Shell Script
8 18 (12.08%) C#
9 14 (9.40%) PowerShell
10 8 (5.37%) Clojure
10 8 (5.37%) Go
11 7 (4.70%) Perl
11 7 (4.70%) Ruby
12 5 (3.36%) C
13 4 (2.68%) Groovy
13 4 (2.68%) Kotlin
14 3 (2.01%) Rust
15 2 (1.34%) Erlang
16 1 (0.67%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 40 (26.85%) Degree
2 28 (18.79%) Security Cleared
3 11 (7.38%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (3.36%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.68%) CCNA
5 4 (2.68%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (2.68%) MCSA
5 4 (2.68%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.01%) Master's Degree
6 3 (2.01%) Network+ Certification
6 3 (2.01%) PhD
7 2 (1.34%) AWS Certification
7 2 (1.34%) RHCSA
8 1 (0.67%) LFCS
8 1 (0.67%) MCSE
8 1 (0.67%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (2.68%) QA
2 1 (0.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.67%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (20.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (18.79%) Docker
3 14 (9.40%) Hyper-V
4 12 (8.05%) Xen
5 10 (6.71%) VirtualBox
6 8 (5.37%) KVM
7 5 (3.36%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (2.68%) Active Directory
8 4 (2.68%) vSphere
9 3 (2.01%) Ceph
10 2 (1.34%) Btrfs
10 2 (1.34%) DRBD
10 2 (1.34%) Samba
10 2 (1.34%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 23 (15.44%) Kubernetes
2 20 (13.42%) Ansible
3 12 (8.05%) Puppet
4 8 (5.37%) Terraform
5 5 (3.36%) FortiGate
6 4 (2.68%) Rancher
7 3 (2.01%) Rundeck
8 2 (1.34%) Oracle ZFS
9 1 (0.67%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.67%) Grafana
9 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.67%) Nessus
9 1 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.67%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.67%) Proxmox
9 1 (0.67%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 1 (0.67%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 34 (22.82%) VMware
2 18 (12.08%) Red Hat
3 15 (10.07%) Google
4 11 (7.38%) Cisco
4 11 (7.38%) Microsoft
5 6 (4.03%) Meraki
6 5 (3.36%) Apple
6 5 (3.36%) Ubiquiti
7 4 (2.68%) Acronis
7 4 (2.68%) Brocade
7 4 (2.68%) Citrix
7 4 (2.68%) ESET
7 4 (2.68%) HP
7 4 (2.68%) Juniper
7 4 (2.68%) SonicWALL
8 2 (1.34%) Tableau
9 1 (0.67%) Twitter