Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
South West > Somerset
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 23 20
Rank change year-on-year +16 -3 -4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 137 148 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 14.45% 10.72% 11.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 55.92% 50.34% 45.58%
Number of salaries quoted 129 114 141
Somerset median annual salary £48,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.14% -12.50% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £23,250
90th Percentile £66,500 £56,950 £60,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 245 294 351
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 25.84% 21.30% 26.06%
Number of salaries quoted 194 235 310
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £24,750 £22,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £52,500 £57,625
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -6.67%

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 14 November 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 14 November 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 88 £50,000 +42.86% 24
Bridgwater -1 26 £50,000 - 1
Clevedon +15 3 £50,000 +42.86% 1
Yeovil - 3 £37,500 - 6
Street -6 2 £77,500 +82.35% 1
Portishead - 2 £48,000 -
Taunton -9 1 £45,000 +7.14% 2
Weston-super-Mare - 1 £40,000 -
Axbridge - 1 £50,000 -
Linux
South West

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 (43.80%) Python
2 54 (39.42%) MySQL
3 50 (36.50%) PHP
4 43 (31.39%) Windows
4 43 (31.39%) Git (software)
5 41 (29.93%) DevOps
6 38 (27.74%) Amazon AWS
7 36 (26.28%) Puppet
7 36 (26.28%) Configuration Management
8 34 (24.82%) CSS
9 33 (24.09%) Retail
10 32 (23.36%) Open Source
11 31 (22.63%) Unix
11 31 (22.63%) VMware
12 29 (21.17%) Apache
12 29 (21.17%) VMware Infrastructure
13 27 (19.71%) Ubuntu
13 27 (19.71%) JavaScript
14 26 (18.98%) Jenkins
15 25 (18.25%) SQL
15 25 (18.25%) Cisco
16 23 (16.79%) Microsoft Azure
17 21 (15.33%) LAMP
18 20 (14.60%) Microsoft
18 20 (14.60%) Java
18 20 (14.60%) Continuous Integration
18 20 (14.60%) Time Management
18 20 (14.60%) Degree
19 19 (13.87%) jQuery
19 19 (13.87%) 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 29 (21.17%) Apache
2 9 (6.57%) MS Exchange
2 9 (6.57%) Tomcat
3 7 (5.11%) nginx
4 5 (3.65%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (2.92%) JBoss
6 3 (2.19%) Confluence
7 2 (1.46%) WordPress
8 1 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.73%) IIS
Business Applications
1 9 (6.57%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.73%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 38 (27.74%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (16.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (7.30%) SaaS
4 2 (1.46%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.46%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (1.46%) GitHub
5 1 (0.73%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.73%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.73%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.73%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.73%) Office 365
5 1 (0.73%) Route 53
5 1 (0.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (13.14%) Internet
2 11 (8.03%) TCP/IP
3 10 (7.30%) Firewall
4 7 (5.11%) DHCP
4 7 (5.11%) HTTP
5 6 (4.38%) Network Security
6 4 (2.92%) DNS
6 4 (2.92%) Wireless
7 3 (2.19%) SSH
8 2 (1.46%) LAN
8 2 (1.46%) WLAN
9 1 (0.73%) Bluetooth
9 1 (0.73%) ICMP
9 1 (0.73%) IP Telephony
9 1 (0.73%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (39.42%) MySQL
2 16 (11.68%) SQL Server
3 15 (10.95%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (7.30%) NoSQL
5 9 (6.57%) CouchDB
6 7 (5.11%) phpMyAdmin
7 6 (4.38%) Redis
8 4 (2.92%) Riak
9 3 (2.19%) SQLite
10 2 (1.46%) MariaDB
11 1 (0.73%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.73%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 43 (31.39%) Git (software)
2 26 (18.98%) Jenkins
3 17 (12.41%) PHPUnit
4 11 (8.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 9 (6.57%) Eclipse
5 9 (6.57%) JIRA
6 8 (5.84%) GitLab
7 6 (4.38%) Eclipse RCP
8 4 (2.92%) Subversion
9 3 (2.19%) Oracle APEX
10 2 (1.46%) Grunt
10 2 (1.46%) gulp
10 2 (1.46%) Mercurial
10 2 (1.46%) PhantomJS
10 2 (1.46%) PhpStorm
10 2 (1.46%) Selenium
10 2 (1.46%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.73%) Artifactory
11 1 (0.73%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.73%) Vagrant
General
1 33 (24.09%) Retail
2 14 (10.22%) Telecoms
3 13 (9.49%) Finance
4 6 (4.38%) Aerospace
4 6 (4.38%) Electronics
5 4 (2.92%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.92%) Marketing
6 3 (2.19%) Law
7 2 (1.46%) Avionics
8 1 (0.73%) Automotive
8 1 (0.73%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 46 (33.58%) Developer
2 31 (22.63%) DevOps Engineer
3 26 (18.98%) Linux Engineer
4 19 (13.87%) PHP Developer
5 17 (12.41%) Software Engineer
6 16 (11.68%) Administrator
7 15 (10.95%) Backend Developer
8 14 (10.22%) Systems Administrator
9 13 (9.49%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 13 (9.49%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 13 (9.49%) Systems Engineer
10 12 (8.76%) DevOps Manager
11 10 (7.30%) Linux Systems Engineer
12 9 (6.57%) Linux Administrator
12 9 (6.57%) Web Developer
13 8 (5.84%) IT Engineer
13 8 (5.84%) Lead DevOps
13 8 (5.84%) Senior Software Engineer
14 7 (5.11%) E-Commerce Engineer
14 7 (5.11%) Lead DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (24.82%) CSS
2 21 (15.33%) LAMP
3 19 (13.87%) jQuery
3 19 (13.87%) REST
4 16 (11.68%) JSON
5 15 (10.95%) HTML
5 15 (10.95%) Laravel
6 11 (8.03%) RESTful
7 10 (7.30%) Web Services
8 6 (4.38%) Django
8 6 (4.38%) JSP
8 6 (4.38%) Middleware
8 6 (4.38%) Software Packaging
9 5 (3.65%) LEMP Stack
10 4 (2.92%) .NET
10 4 (2.92%) Hibernate
10 4 (2.92%) Spring
10 4 (2.92%) Spring Integration
11 3 (2.19%) D3.js
11 3 (2.19%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.95%) Computer Science
2 7 (5.11%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (2.19%) Chip and PIN
3 3 (2.19%) Fintech
4 2 (1.46%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.46%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.46%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.73%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.73%) Clustering
5 1 (0.73%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.73%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.73%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.73%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.73%) NHS
5 1 (0.73%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.73%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 43 (31.39%) Windows
2 31 (22.63%) Unix
3 27 (19.71%) Ubuntu
4 9 (6.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (6.57%) Windows 10
5 8 (5.84%) Debian
5 8 (5.84%) Windows 7
5 8 (5.84%) Windows Server
5 8 (5.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (4.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (3.65%) CentOS
8 4 (2.92%) Android
8 4 (2.92%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.46%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.73%) AIX
10 1 (0.73%) Solaris
10 1 (0.73%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (29.93%) DevOps
2 36 (26.28%) Configuration Management
3 32 (23.36%) Open Source
4 20 (14.60%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (14.60%) Time Management
5 18 (13.14%) Software Engineering
6 17 (12.41%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (11.68%) Workflow
8 15 (10.95%) ITIL
8 15 (10.95%) Project Management
9 14 (10.22%) E-Commerce
9 14 (10.22%) Problem-Solving
10 13 (9.49%) Web Development
11 12 (8.76%) Analytics
12 11 (8.03%) Mentoring
12 11 (8.03%) Server Virtualisation
13 10 (7.30%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (7.30%) SDLC
13 10 (7.30%) Test Automation
13 10 (7.30%) UML
Programming Languages
1 60 (43.80%) Python
2 50 (36.50%) PHP
3 27 (19.71%) JavaScript
4 25 (18.25%) SQL
5 20 (14.60%) Java
6 18 (13.14%) Ruby
7 15 (10.95%) Bash Shell
7 15 (10.95%) PowerShell
8 13 (9.49%) C++
9 12 (8.76%) C#
10 10 (7.30%) C
11 8 (5.84%) Erlang
11 8 (5.84%) Perl
12 3 (2.19%) TypeScript
13 2 (1.46%) Go
14 1 (0.73%) Ada
14 1 (0.73%) ANSI SQL
14 1 (0.73%) Groovy
14 1 (0.73%) Java 8
14 1 (0.73%) Scala
Qualifications
1 20 (14.60%) Degree
2 15 (10.95%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (10.22%) CCNA
4 11 (8.03%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (5.11%) CISSP
5 7 (5.11%) LPIC
5 7 (5.11%) SSCP
6 2 (1.46%) RHCE
6 2 (1.46%) RHCSA
7 1 (0.73%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.73%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.19%) ISO 9001
1 3 (2.19%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.73%) Def Stans
2 1 (0.73%) GDPR
2 1 (0.73%) MISRA
2 1 (0.73%) MISRA C
System Software
1 29 (21.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (10.22%) Docker
2 14 (10.22%) Hyper-V
3 11 (8.03%) Active Directory
4 8 (5.84%) KVM
5 5 (3.65%) Xen
6 4 (2.92%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.46%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (1.46%) Corosync
7 2 (1.46%) FreeRADIUS
7 2 (1.46%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.73%) Btrfs
8 1 (0.73%) Ceph
8 1 (0.73%) DRBD
8 1 (0.73%) RHEV
8 1 (0.73%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.73%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 36 (26.28%) Puppet
2 18 (13.14%) Ansible
3 17 (12.41%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (8.03%) Cacti
4 11 (8.03%) ZABBIX
5 6 (4.38%) Kubernetes
6 4 (2.92%) Nagios
7 3 (2.19%) Terraform
8 2 (1.46%) Ganeti
8 2 (1.46%) Marathon
8 2 (1.46%) Mesos
8 2 (1.46%) Pacemaker
9 1 (0.73%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.73%) CFEngine
9 1 (0.73%) Check_MK
9 1 (0.73%) Oracle ZFS
9 1 (0.73%) PaperCut
9 1 (0.73%) SCCM
Vendors
1 31 (22.63%) VMware
2 25 (18.25%) Cisco
3 20 (14.60%) Microsoft
4 14 (10.22%) Red Hat
5 9 (6.57%) Citrix
5 9 (6.57%) Mitel
6 5 (3.65%) Oracle
7 4 (2.92%) SAP
8 3 (2.19%) Atlassian
8 3 (2.19%) Xamarin
9 2 (1.46%) Adobe
9 2 (1.46%) Dell
9 2 (1.46%) Google
9 2 (1.46%) HP
9 2 (1.46%) IBM
10 1 (0.73%) Civica
10 1 (0.73%) EMC
10 1 (0.73%) Juniper
10 1 (0.73%) NetApp
10 1 (0.73%) Veritas