Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
South West > Somerset
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 18 17
Rank change year-on-year -4 -1 +6
Permanent jobs citing Linux 146 161 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 10.90% 12.04% 13.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.17% 46.53% 41.06%
Number of salaries quoted 116 142 154
Somerset median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,250 £24,675
90th Percentile £58,750 £60,000 £55,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 291 346 397
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 21.72% 25.88% 32.12%
Number of salaries quoted 231 308 354
Somerset median annual salary £35,000 £37,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.41% -1.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £21,750
90th Percentile £52,500 £57,500 £51,250
South West median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +7.14%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 -3 102 £35,000 -16.67% 4
Bridgwater +1 10 - - 1
Taunton +19 8 £42,000 +61.54%
Street +4 4 £42,500 +13.33%
Clevedon - 4 £35,000 -
Frome - 1 £47,000 -
Cheddar - 1 £45,000 -
Linux
South West

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for Linux.

1 57 (39.04%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (33.56%) JavaScript
3 40 (27.40%) Java
3 40 (27.40%) Continuous Integration
4 39 (26.71%) HTML
4 39 (26.71%) PHP
4 39 (26.71%) Software Engineering
5 38 (26.03%) Unix
6 36 (24.66%) Git (software)
6 36 (24.66%) Docker
7 35 (23.97%) Web Services
7 35 (23.97%) MySQL
8 34 (23.29%) OO
8 34 (23.29%) Degree
8 34 (23.29%) DevOps
9 32 (21.92%) AngularJS
10 31 (21.23%) VMware
10 31 (21.23%) CSS
11 29 (19.86%) Windows
12 27 (18.49%) Python
12 27 (18.49%) Open Source
13 26 (17.81%) SaaS
13 26 (17.81%) Scrum
13 26 (17.81%) TDD
14 25 (17.12%) Amazon AWS
14 25 (17.12%) NoSQL
15 24 (16.44%) VMware Infrastructure
15 24 (16.44%) Computer Science
16 23 (15.75%) jQuery
16 23 (15.75%) Node.js

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 22 (15.07%) Elasticsearch
2 19 (13.01%) Apache
2 19 (13.01%) OpenStack
3 5 (3.42%) Apache Solr
3 5 (3.42%) JBoss
4 4 (2.74%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.05%) nginx
5 3 (2.05%) SilverStripe
6 2 (1.37%) Confluence
6 2 (1.37%) IIS
7 1 (0.68%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (4.11%) Adobe Illustrator
1 6 (4.11%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.37%) HipChat
2 2 (1.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.37%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 26 (17.81%) SaaS
2 25 (17.12%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (8.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (5.48%) GitHub
4 8 (5.48%) IaaS
5 3 (2.05%) G Suite
5 3 (2.05%) PaaS
6 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.68%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.96%) Firewall
1 16 (10.96%) Internet
2 14 (9.59%) TCP/IP
3 13 (8.90%) IPv4
4 11 (7.53%) IPv6
4 11 (7.53%) NGN
4 11 (7.53%) SAN
5 10 (6.85%) Network Security
6 9 (6.16%) LDAP
7 8 (5.48%) DHCP
7 8 (5.48%) DNS
7 8 (5.48%) Kerberos
8 4 (2.74%) LAN
9 3 (2.05%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (1.37%) IP Telephony
10 2 (1.37%) SNMP
10 2 (1.37%) SSL
10 2 (1.37%) WAN
10 2 (1.37%) Wireshark
11 1 (0.68%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (23.97%) MySQL
2 25 (17.12%) NoSQL
3 22 (15.07%) Apache Cassandra
4 20 (13.70%) SQL Server
5 17 (11.64%) MongoDB
6 11 (7.53%) Redis
7 8 (5.48%) Hadoop
8 7 (4.79%) CouchDB
9 6 (4.11%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (3.42%) Big Data
10 5 (3.42%) Flink
11 3 (2.05%) Riak
12 2 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (1.37%) SQL Server 2014
12 2 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 1 (0.68%) Amazon RDS
13 1 (0.68%) Couchbase
13 1 (0.68%) Infinispan
13 1 (0.68%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 36 (24.66%) Git (software)
2 19 (13.01%) Jenkins
3 12 (8.22%) Subversion
4 11 (7.53%) Grunt
4 11 (7.53%) PHPUnit
5 10 (6.85%) gulp
6 8 (5.48%) Vagrant
7 7 (4.79%) JIRA
8 6 (4.11%) Jasmine
8 6 (4.11%) Mocha
9 5 (3.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (3.42%) JUnit
9 5 (3.42%) Maven
10 4 (2.74%) Codeception
10 4 (2.74%) Eclipse
10 4 (2.74%) GitLab
10 4 (2.74%) IntelliJ
11 3 (2.05%) PEAR
11 3 (2.05%) Trac
11 3 (2.05%) Travis CI
General
1 13 (8.90%) Finance
2 11 (7.53%) Retail
3 5 (3.42%) Games
4 4 (2.74%) Electronics
4 4 (2.74%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.74%) Marketing
4 4 (2.74%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.68%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 50 (34.25%) Developer
2 33 (22.60%) Software Engineer
3 24 (16.44%) PHP Developer
4 18 (12.33%) Junior
5 17 (11.64%) Java Engineer
5 17 (11.64%) Java Software Engineer
6 15 (10.27%) Administrator
6 15 (10.27%) Junior Developer
6 15 (10.27%) Linux Engineer
6 15 (10.27%) Systems Administrator
7 13 (8.90%) Java Developer
7 13 (8.90%) Network Engineer
7 13 (8.90%) Software Developer
8 11 (7.53%) Support Engineer
9 10 (6.85%) DevOps Engineer
9 10 (6.85%) Graduate
9 10 (6.85%) Junior Software Developer
9 10 (6.85%) Systems Engineer
10 9 (6.16%) Linux Administrator
10 9 (6.16%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (26.71%) HTML
2 35 (23.97%) Web Services
3 32 (21.92%) AngularJS
4 31 (21.23%) CSS
5 23 (15.75%) jQuery
5 23 (15.75%) Node.js
5 23 (15.75%) React
6 22 (15.07%) REST
7 18 (12.33%) Hibernate
7 18 (12.33%) JSON
7 18 (12.33%) RESTful
8 16 (10.96%) J2EE
9 14 (9.59%) GWT
9 14 (9.59%) JPA
9 14 (9.59%) Restlet
10 13 (8.90%) LAMP
11 12 (8.22%) HTML5
11 12 (8.22%) SOAP
12 11 (7.53%) Sass
12 11 (7.53%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 24 (16.44%) Computer Science
2 11 (7.53%) Linux Command Line
2 11 (7.53%) Mobile Computing
3 6 (4.11%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.42%) Fintech
4 5 (3.42%) User Experience
5 4 (2.74%) Algorithms
5 4 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.05%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.37%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.68%) BBC
8 1 (0.68%) Clustering
8 1 (0.68%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.68%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.68%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.68%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 38 (26.03%) Unix
2 29 (19.86%) Windows
3 19 (13.01%) Windows Server
4 12 (8.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (4.79%) Ubuntu
5 7 (4.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (4.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (3.42%) CentOS
6 5 (3.42%) Debian
7 3 (2.05%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (2.05%) OpenWrt
8 2 (1.37%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.37%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.68%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (39.04%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (27.40%) Continuous Integration
3 39 (26.71%) Software Engineering
4 34 (23.29%) DevOps
4 34 (23.29%) OO
5 27 (18.49%) Open Source
6 26 (17.81%) Scrum
6 26 (17.81%) TDD
7 22 (15.07%) Test Automation
8 20 (13.70%) Continuous Delivery
9 17 (11.64%) Microservices
10 16 (10.96%) High Availability
11 15 (10.27%) Unit Testing
12 14 (9.59%) MVC
12 14 (9.59%) Web Development
13 13 (8.90%) Customer Requirements
13 13 (8.90%) Front End Development
14 12 (8.22%) Analytics
14 12 (8.22%) Software Delivery
15 11 (7.53%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 49 (33.56%) JavaScript
2 40 (27.40%) Java
3 39 (26.71%) PHP
4 27 (18.49%) Python
5 17 (11.64%) SQL
6 12 (8.22%) Bash Shell
7 8 (5.48%) PowerShell
8 6 (4.11%) C++
8 6 (4.11%) Groovy
9 5 (3.42%) C
10 4 (2.74%) Embedded C
10 4 (2.74%) PHP 7
10 4 (2.74%) Ruby
10 4 (2.74%) XPath
11 3 (2.05%) Perl
12 2 (1.37%) VBScript
13 1 (0.68%) PHP 5
13 1 (0.68%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.68%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 34 (23.29%) Degree
2 12 (8.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (2.74%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.37%) CCNA
4 2 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.37%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.37%) RHCE
4 2 (1.37%) RHCSA
5 1 (0.68%) GCIA
5 1 (0.68%) SANS
5 1 (0.68%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.22%) QA
2 2 (1.37%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.68%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (24.66%) Docker
2 24 (16.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (6.85%) Active Directory
4 8 (5.48%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (3.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 5 (3.42%) KVM
6 3 (2.05%) Corosync
6 3 (2.05%) Shibboleth
6 3 (2.05%) Xen
7 2 (1.37%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.68%) Dovecot
8 1 (0.68%) Gluster
8 1 (0.68%) iptables
8 1 (0.68%) LXC
8 1 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.68%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 16 (10.96%) Ansible
1 16 (10.96%) Puppet
2 12 (8.22%) Kubernetes
3 10 (6.85%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (3.42%) Nagios
5 3 (2.05%) CFEngine
5 3 (2.05%) Ganeti
5 3 (2.05%) Marathon
5 3 (2.05%) Mesos
5 3 (2.05%) Pacemaker
5 3 (2.05%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (1.37%) Cacti
6 2 (1.37%) HAProxy
6 2 (1.37%) Linux-HA
6 2 (1.37%) vCenter Server
6 2 (1.37%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.68%) Check_MK
7 1 (0.68%) Graylog
7 1 (0.68%) Kibana
7 1 (0.68%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 31 (21.23%) VMware
2 19 (13.01%) Microsoft
3 10 (6.85%) Red Hat
4 9 (6.16%) Cisco
5 8 (5.48%) Google
5 8 (5.48%) Hitachi
6 7 (4.79%) Apple
6 7 (4.79%) Cloudera
7 6 (4.11%) Adobe
7 6 (4.11%) Zend
8 5 (3.42%) Juniper
9 4 (2.74%) SAP
10 3 (2.05%) HP
10 3 (2.05%) Snow
10 3 (2.05%) SolarWinds
10 3 (2.05%) Sophos
11 2 (1.37%) Atlassian
11 2 (1.37%) Citrix
11 2 (1.37%) Dell
12 1 (0.68%) CheckPoint