Period
to 17 January 2019

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 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
South West > Somerset
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 21 20 20
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 -4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 116 143 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 11.58% 11.65% 12.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.73% 52.57% 46.79%
Number of salaries quoted 111 110 139
Somerset median annual salary £50,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.05% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £27,750 £26,250 £21,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £60,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -1.23%

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 278 272 327
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 27.74% 22.17% 25.85%
Number of salaries quoted 187 213 298
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.04% -0.67%
10th Percentile £24,856 £22,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £68,000 £53,300 £57,500
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,750
% change year-on-year - +8.84% -2.00%

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 January 2019.

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 January 2019. 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 +17 75 £52,500 +40.00% 22
Bridgwater -2 19 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Yeovil - 12 £37,500 - 3
Clevedon +6 1 £57,500 +64.29%
Street -6 1 £77,500 +82.35%
Weston-super-Mare - 1 £40,000 - 1
Linux
South West

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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 52 (44.83%) Python
2 40 (34.48%) Windows
3 34 (29.31%) SQL
3 34 (29.31%) CSS
4 33 (28.45%) MySQL
5 32 (27.59%) PHP
6 30 (25.86%) Java
7 29 (25.00%) Git (software)
8 27 (23.28%) Ubuntu
8 27 (23.28%) Agile Software Development
8 27 (23.28%) Software Engineering
9 25 (21.55%) C++
9 25 (21.55%) DevOps
10 24 (20.69%) Apache
11 23 (19.83%) Unix
11 23 (19.83%) Configuration Management
12 22 (18.97%) HTML
12 22 (18.97%) Amazon AWS
12 22 (18.97%) Puppet
13 21 (18.10%) Analytics
13 21 (18.10%) JavaScript
14 20 (17.24%) Jenkins
14 20 (17.24%) Open Source
14 20 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
15 19 (16.38%) C#
15 19 (16.38%) Retail
16 18 (15.52%) OOD
16 18 (15.52%) UML
16 18 (15.52%) OO
16 18 (15.52%) Business Intelligence

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 24 (20.69%) Apache
2 4 (3.45%) JBoss
2 4 (3.45%) nginx
3 3 (2.59%) Apache Solr
3 3 (2.59%) Confluence
3 3 (2.59%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 7 (6.03%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 22 (18.97%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (7.76%) SaaS
3 6 (5.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.86%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.86%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 14 (12.07%) HTTP
2 12 (10.34%) Internet
3 10 (8.62%) Firewall
4 6 (5.17%) Network Security
4 6 (5.17%) TCP/IP
5 4 (3.45%) DHCP
5 4 (3.45%) DNS
6 3 (2.59%) Extranet
7 2 (1.72%) Bluetooth
7 2 (1.72%) IP Telephony
7 2 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (1.72%) ZigBee
8 1 (0.86%) BGP
8 1 (0.86%) MPLS
8 1 (0.86%) Multicast
8 1 (0.86%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.86%) OSPF
8 1 (0.86%) PPP
8 1 (0.86%) VPLS
8 1 (0.86%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (28.45%) MySQL
2 18 (15.52%) NoSQL
3 12 (10.34%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (9.48%) SQL Server
5 10 (8.62%) Big Data
6 8 (6.90%) CouchDB
7 7 (6.03%) phpMyAdmin
8 4 (3.45%) Redis
8 4 (3.45%) Riak
9 3 (2.59%) MongoDB
9 3 (2.59%) SQLite
10 1 (0.86%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 29 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 20 (17.24%) Jenkins
3 17 (14.66%) Eclipse
4 15 (12.93%) Eclipse RCP
5 12 (10.34%) PHPUnit
6 5 (4.31%) GitLab
7 4 (3.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (3.45%) JIRA
7 4 (3.45%) Subversion
8 3 (2.59%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (1.72%) Mercurial
9 2 (1.72%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.86%) EasyMock
10 1 (0.86%) Hudson
10 1 (0.86%) IntelliJ
10 1 (0.86%) JUnit
10 1 (0.86%) Maven
10 1 (0.86%) Mockito
10 1 (0.86%) PhpStorm
10 1 (0.86%) Vagrant
General
1 19 (16.38%) Retail
2 9 (7.76%) Finance
3 6 (5.17%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.31%) Aerospace
4 5 (4.31%) Marketing
5 3 (2.59%) Electronics
5 3 (2.59%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.72%) Avionics
7 1 (0.86%) Law
7 1 (0.86%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 42 (36.21%) Developer
2 25 (21.55%) Software Engineer
3 17 (14.66%) Senior Software Engineer
4 16 (13.79%) DevOps Engineer
5 13 (11.21%) Junior
5 13 (11.21%) Linux Engineer
5 13 (11.21%) PHP Developer
6 12 (10.34%) Systems Engineer
7 11 (9.48%) DevOps Manager
7 11 (9.48%) Erlang Developer
7 11 (9.48%) Junior Software Engineer
8 9 (7.76%) Backend Developer
9 8 (6.90%) Administrator
9 8 (6.90%) Linux Systems Engineer
10 7 (6.03%) Lead DevOps
10 7 (6.03%) Systems Administrator
10 7 (6.03%) Web Developer
11 6 (5.17%) Java Developer
11 6 (5.17%) Lead DevOps Engineer
12 5 (4.31%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (29.31%) CSS
2 22 (18.97%) HTML
3 18 (15.52%) JSON
4 17 (14.66%) Web Services
5 16 (13.79%) LAMP
6 15 (12.93%) JSP
6 15 (12.93%) Middleware
6 15 (12.93%) REST
7 12 (10.34%) Laravel
7 12 (10.34%) RESTful
8 10 (8.62%) jQuery
9 6 (5.17%) Software Packaging
10 5 (4.31%) React
11 4 (3.45%) Hibernate
11 4 (3.45%) Spring
11 4 (3.45%) Spring Integration
12 3 (2.59%) Django
12 3 (2.59%) Qt
12 3 (2.59%) Vue.js
12 3 (2.59%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.59%) Chip and PIN
1 3 (2.59%) EPoS
2 2 (1.72%) Device Driver
2 2 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (1.72%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (0.86%) Algorithms
3 1 (0.86%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.86%) Clustering
3 1 (0.86%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (0.86%) Fintech
3 1 (0.86%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (0.86%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.86%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 40 (34.48%) Windows
2 27 (23.28%) Ubuntu
3 23 (19.83%) Unix
4 7 (6.03%) Debian
4 7 (6.03%) Windows Server
5 5 (4.31%) Android
5 5 (4.31%) Apple iOS
6 4 (3.45%) Windows 10
6 4 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.59%) CentOS
7 3 (2.59%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.86%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (23.28%) Agile Software Development
1 27 (23.28%) Software Engineering
2 25 (21.55%) DevOps
3 23 (19.83%) Configuration Management
4 21 (18.10%) Analytics
5 20 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (17.24%) Open Source
6 18 (15.52%) Business Intelligence
6 18 (15.52%) OO
6 18 (15.52%) OOD
6 18 (15.52%) UML
6 18 (15.52%) Unit Testing
7 17 (14.66%) Time Management
8 15 (12.93%) Business Analytics
8 15 (12.93%) ETL
9 13 (11.21%) Mentoring
10 12 (10.34%) Project Management
11 10 (8.62%) Computer Science
11 10 (8.62%) Machine Learning
11 10 (8.62%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 52 (44.83%) Python
2 34 (29.31%) SQL
3 32 (27.59%) PHP
4 30 (25.86%) Java
5 25 (21.55%) C++
6 21 (18.10%) JavaScript
7 19 (16.38%) C#
8 15 (12.93%) Erlang
9 12 (10.34%) Ruby
10 11 (9.48%) Bash Shell
11 10 (8.62%) C
12 8 (6.90%) PowerShell
13 5 (4.31%) Perl
14 1 (0.86%) ANSI SQL
14 1 (0.86%) Go
14 1 (0.86%) Groovy
14 1 (0.86%) Java 8
14 1 (0.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (14.66%) Degree
2 7 (6.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (5.17%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.45%) CCNA
5 2 (1.72%) CISSP
5 2 (1.72%) LPIC
5 2 (1.72%) RHCE
5 2 (1.72%) RHCSA
5 2 (1.72%) SSCP
6 1 (0.86%) CCNP
6 1 (0.86%) JNCIP
6 1 (0.86%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.59%) ISO 9001
1 3 (2.59%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (11.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (8.62%) Docker
3 6 (5.17%) Active Directory
4 5 (4.31%) Hyper-V
5 4 (3.45%) Xen
6 3 (2.59%) KVM
7 2 (1.72%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (1.72%) Firmware
8 1 (0.86%) Btrfs
8 1 (0.86%) Ceph
8 1 (0.86%) Corosync
8 1 (0.86%) DRBD
8 1 (0.86%) RHEV
8 1 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.86%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.86%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 22 (18.97%) Puppet
2 15 (12.93%) Ansible
3 10 (8.62%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (6.90%) Cacti
5 7 (6.03%) ZABBIX
6 5 (4.31%) Nagios
7 4 (3.45%) Kubernetes
8 3 (2.59%) Terraform
9 2 (1.72%) Ganeti
9 2 (1.72%) Marathon
9 2 (1.72%) Mesos
9 2 (1.72%) SCCM
10 1 (0.86%) CFEngine
10 1 (0.86%) Check_MK
10 1 (0.86%) Oracle ZFS
10 1 (0.86%) Pacemaker
10 1 (0.86%) PaperCut
Vendors
1 15 (12.93%) Cisco
2 14 (12.07%) VMware
3 11 (9.48%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.45%) Citrix
4 4 (3.45%) Mitel
4 4 (3.45%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.59%) Atlassian
5 3 (2.59%) Google
5 3 (2.59%) Oracle
5 3 (2.59%) SAP
5 3 (2.59%) Xamarin
6 2 (1.72%) Juniper
7 1 (0.86%) Civica
7 1 (0.86%) Dell
7 1 (0.86%) Extreme Networks
7 1 (0.86%) HP
7 1 (0.86%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.86%) Ubiquiti
7 1 (0.86%) Veeam