Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
South West > Somerset
6 months to
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 17 8 25
Rank change year-on-year -9 +17 -9
Permanent jobs citing Linux 92 127 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 12.14% 14.96% 10.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 56.44% 57.47% 43.97%
Number of salaries quoted 83 108 105
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £47,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.79% +35.71% -12.50%
10th Percentile £31,300 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £59,850 £52,500 £54,500
South West median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +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 163 221 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 21.50% 26.03% 23.42%
Number of salaries quoted 141 179 245
Somerset median annual salary £38,187 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.53% +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £52,500 £56,350
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 September 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 18 September 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 -10 47 £42,500 -10.53% 19
Bridgwater 0 16 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Yeovil +18 14 £46,000 +95.74% 6
Taunton +5 12 £38,187 -15.14% 2
Street 0 2 £72,500 -19.44%
Linux
South West

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 42 (45.65%) Python
2 30 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (32.61%) AWS
3 28 (30.43%) Apache
4 27 (29.35%) Windows
5 25 (27.17%) Ubuntu
5 25 (27.17%) DevOps
6 23 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 23 (25.00%) Puppet
7 22 (23.91%) CentOS
7 22 (23.91%) PHP
7 22 (23.91%) SQL
8 21 (22.83%) MySQL
9 20 (21.74%) Red Hat
9 20 (21.74%) Configuration Management
9 20 (21.74%) Git (software)
10 19 (20.65%) Jenkins
10 19 (20.65%) JavaScript
11 18 (19.57%) Retail
11 18 (19.57%) Degree
12 16 (17.39%) VMware
12 16 (17.39%) Big Data
12 16 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
12 16 (17.39%) React
12 16 (17.39%) Problem-Solving
13 15 (16.30%) Analytics
13 15 (16.30%) HTML
13 15 (16.30%) OO
14 14 (15.22%) NoSQL
14 14 (15.22%) Test Automation

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 28 (30.43%) Apache
2 8 (8.70%) Apache Solr
3 6 (6.52%) Tomcat
4 5 (5.43%) nginx
5 4 (4.35%) Tornado
5 4 (4.35%) WordPress
6 2 (2.17%) Confluence
6 2 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (2.17%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.09%) Jupyter
Cloud Services
1 30 (32.61%) AWS
2 12 (13.04%) Azure
2 12 (13.04%) GCP
3 11 (11.96%) IaaS
4 6 (6.52%) Serverless
5 4 (4.35%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (4.35%) GitHub
6 2 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.09%) Cloudflare
7 1 (1.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (14.13%) Firewall
2 8 (8.70%) Extranet
2 8 (8.70%) TCP/IP
3 7 (7.61%) Asterisk PBX
3 7 (7.61%) Wireshark
4 6 (6.52%) VPN
5 5 (5.43%) LAN
6 4 (4.35%) Ethernet
7 3 (3.26%) DNS
7 3 (3.26%) VLAN
8 2 (2.17%) Network Security
8 2 (2.17%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (2.17%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (22.83%) MySQL
2 16 (17.39%) Big Data
3 14 (15.22%) NoSQL
4 8 (8.70%) MongoDB
5 6 (6.52%) Geospatial Data
6 5 (5.43%) CouchDB
7 3 (3.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 3 (3.26%) Redis
7 3 (3.26%) Riak
8 2 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (2.17%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 20 (21.74%) Git (software)
2 19 (20.65%) Jenkins
3 10 (10.87%) Eclipse
4 9 (9.78%) Eclipse RCP
5 5 (5.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (5.43%) GitLab
6 4 (4.35%) PostCSS
7 3 (3.26%) JUnit
8 2 (2.17%) FishEye
8 2 (2.17%) JIRA
8 2 (2.17%) Mercurial
9 1 (1.09%) IntelliJ
9 1 (1.09%) Selenium
9 1 (1.09%) Travis CI
General
1 18 (19.57%) Retail
2 4 (4.35%) Military
3 3 (3.26%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.17%) Publishing
5 1 (1.09%) Advertising
5 1 (1.09%) Banking
5 1 (1.09%) Finance
5 1 (1.09%) Games
5 1 (1.09%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (26.09%) Developer
2 23 (25.00%) Administrator
3 21 (22.83%) Systems Administrator
4 19 (20.65%) Linux Administrator
5 17 (18.48%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 13 (14.13%) Data Engineer
7 12 (13.04%) Senior Data Engineer
8 10 (10.87%) DevOps Engineer
8 10 (10.87%) Junior
8 10 (10.87%) PHP Developer
9 7 (7.61%) Linux Engineer
9 7 (7.61%) Software Engineer
10 6 (6.52%) Full Stack Developer
10 6 (6.52%) Senior Software Engineer
10 6 (6.52%) Software Developer
11 5 (5.43%) Junior Linux Engineer
11 5 (5.43%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 4 (4.35%) E-Commerce Administrator
12 4 (4.35%) E-Commerce Systems Administrator
12 4 (4.35%) Linux DevOps Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (17.39%) React
2 15 (16.30%) HTML
3 13 (14.13%) CSS
4 10 (10.87%) Laravel
5 9 (9.78%) JSP
5 9 (9.78%) LAMP
5 9 (9.78%) Middleware
5 9 (9.78%) Web Services
6 8 (8.70%) Vue.js
7 5 (5.43%) HTML5
8 4 (4.35%) AngularJS
8 4 (4.35%) CSS3
8 4 (4.35%) Handlebars
8 4 (4.35%) RxJS
8 4 (4.35%) SVG
8 4 (4.35%) Twig
9 3 (3.26%) Elastic Stack
10 2 (2.17%) Django
10 2 (2.17%) LEMP Stack
10 2 (2.17%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.70%) EPoS
2 6 (6.52%) Clustering
3 5 (5.43%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (4.35%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.35%) Public Cloud
4 4 (4.35%) User Experience
5 1 (1.09%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.09%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 27 (29.35%) Windows
2 25 (27.17%) Ubuntu
3 22 (23.91%) CentOS
4 13 (14.13%) Debian
4 13 (14.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (13.04%) Unix
6 8 (8.70%) Windows Server
7 5 (5.43%) Fedora
7 5 (5.43%) Solaris
7 5 (5.43%) SUSE
8 2 (2.17%) Mac OS
8 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.09%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (27.17%) DevOps
3 23 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (21.74%) Configuration Management
5 16 (17.39%) Problem-Solving
6 15 (16.30%) Analytics
6 15 (16.30%) OO
7 14 (15.22%) Test Automation
8 13 (14.13%) Continuous Improvement
8 13 (14.13%) Unit Testing
9 12 (13.04%) Computer Science
9 12 (13.04%) Data Engineering
9 12 (13.04%) Deployment Automation
10 11 (11.96%) Coaching
10 11 (11.96%) ETL
10 11 (11.96%) Time Management
11 10 (10.87%) Machine Learning
11 10 (10.87%) Open Source
12 9 (9.78%) Business Analytics
12 9 (9.78%) UML
Programming Languages
1 42 (45.65%) Python
2 22 (23.91%) PHP
2 22 (23.91%) SQL
3 19 (20.65%) JavaScript
4 14 (15.22%) Bash Shell
5 13 (14.13%) Java
5 13 (14.13%) Shell Script
6 12 (13.04%) Ruby
7 10 (10.87%) Perl
7 10 (10.87%) PowerShell
8 9 (9.78%) C#
8 9 (9.78%) C++
8 9 (9.78%) Scala
9 5 (5.43%) R
10 4 (4.35%) Clojure
10 4 (4.35%) ES6
11 3 (3.26%) Go
12 2 (2.17%) Erlang
13 1 (1.09%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 18 (19.57%) Degree
2 12 (13.04%) Computer Science Degree
2 12 (13.04%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.43%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.26%) RHCSA
5 2 (2.17%) RHCE
6 1 (1.09%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.61%) QA
2 1 (1.09%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.09%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (13.04%) Xen
3 11 (11.96%) Docker
3 11 (11.96%) Hyper-V
3 11 (11.96%) KVM
4 7 (7.61%) DRBD
5 6 (6.52%) Btrfs
5 6 (6.52%) Ceph
6 4 (4.35%) VirtualBox
7 2 (2.17%) Samba
Systems Management
1 23 (25.00%) Puppet
2 13 (14.13%) Ansible
3 11 (11.96%) Kubernetes
4 9 (9.78%) ZABBIX
5 7 (7.61%) Oracle ZFS
6 5 (5.43%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (4.35%) Terraform
8 2 (2.17%) Check_MK
8 2 (2.17%) Grafana
8 2 (2.17%) Nagios
8 2 (2.17%) Prometheus
9 1 (1.09%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (1.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (1.09%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (1.09%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 20 (21.74%) Red Hat
2 16 (17.39%) VMware
3 9 (9.78%) Cisco
4 8 (8.70%) Google
5 7 (7.61%) Palo Alto
6 2 (2.17%) Atlassian
6 2 (2.17%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.09%) Oracle
7 1 (1.09%) Tableau