Period
to 23 June 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 23 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
South West > Somerset
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 26 17
Rank change year-on-year +18 -9 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 156 119 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 15.46% 8.93% 11.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 57.99% 39.27% 43.60%
Number of salaries quoted 122 115 145
Somerset median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £54,875 £61,250 £53,750
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 269 303 344
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 26.66% 22.75% 26.81%
Number of salaries quoted 213 257 310
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £22,500 £26,150 £22,950
90th Percentile £52,500 £62,500 £53,750
South West median annual salary £41,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +10.67% +4.17% +2.86%

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 23 June 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 23 June 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 +3 85 £48,750 +14.71% 9
Bridgwater - 24 £50,000 - 5
Taunton - 14 £34,500 - 1
Street +6 10 £82,500 +106.25%
Clevedon - 6 £43,000 - 1
Glastonbury - 3 £40,000 -
Portishead - 2 £48,000 -
Axbridge - 1 £50,000 -
Yeovil - 1 £23,500 -
Linux
South West

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 56 (35.90%) MySQL
2 53 (33.97%) Python
2 53 (33.97%) Amazon AWS
3 51 (32.69%) Retail
4 50 (32.05%) VMware
5 49 (31.41%) DevOps
6 47 (30.13%) Microsoft Azure
7 46 (29.49%) Git (software)
8 43 (27.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 42 (26.92%) Red Hat
9 42 (26.92%) Configuration Management
9 42 (26.92%) Apache
10 41 (26.28%) Jenkins
11 40 (25.64%) Puppet
12 38 (24.36%) Windows
13 37 (23.72%) Microsoft
13 37 (23.72%) VMware Infrastructure
14 36 (23.08%) PHP
15 33 (21.15%) Unix
16 30 (19.23%) Deployment Automation
16 30 (19.23%) E-Commerce
17 29 (18.59%) Tomcat
17 29 (18.59%) ITIL
18 28 (17.95%) JavaScript
18 28 (17.95%) jQuery
18 28 (17.95%) Opscode Chef
19 27 (17.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
20 26 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
21 25 (16.03%) SQL Server
21 25 (16.03%) Problem-Solving

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 42 (26.92%) Apache
2 29 (18.59%) Tomcat
3 15 (9.62%) Elasticsearch
4 14 (8.97%) nginx
5 5 (3.21%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.92%) Apache Spark
6 3 (1.92%) JBoss
7 2 (1.28%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.28%) WordPress
8 1 (0.64%) Gunicorn
8 1 (0.64%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (1.92%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.28%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.28%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 53 (33.97%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (30.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (7.05%) SaaS
4 7 (4.49%) G Suite
5 5 (3.21%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (3.21%) IaaS
6 4 (2.56%) Office 365
6 4 (2.56%) PaaS
7 2 (1.28%) GitHub
8 1 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.64%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.64%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.64%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.64%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.64%) Route 53
8 1 (0.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (11.54%) DHCP
1 18 (11.54%) Internet
2 17 (10.90%) Firewall
3 16 (10.26%) DNS
4 15 (9.62%) TCP/IP
5 13 (8.33%) Wireless
6 10 (6.41%) Network Security
7 8 (5.13%) LAN
8 7 (4.49%) eduroam
8 7 (4.49%) WLAN
9 6 (3.85%) Kerberos
9 6 (3.85%) VLAN
9 6 (3.85%) VoIP
10 5 (3.21%) SAN
10 5 (3.21%) WAN
11 4 (2.56%) Ethernet
12 3 (1.92%) HTTP
13 2 (1.28%) Bluetooth
13 2 (1.28%) Broadband
13 2 (1.28%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (35.90%) MySQL
2 25 (16.03%) SQL Server
3 17 (10.90%) Redis
4 14 (8.97%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (7.05%) Relational Database
6 8 (5.13%) Oracle Database
6 8 (5.13%) Oracle Database 10g
6 8 (5.13%) Oracle Database 11g
6 8 (5.13%) RDBMS
6 8 (5.13%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (3.21%) Hadoop
8 4 (2.56%) CouchDB
8 4 (2.56%) Riak
9 3 (1.92%) Apache Hive
9 3 (1.92%) HBase
10 2 (1.28%) Geospatial Data
10 2 (1.28%) MariaDB
10 2 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.64%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 46 (29.49%) Git (software)
2 41 (26.28%) Jenkins
3 27 (17.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 17 (10.90%) PHPUnit
5 6 (3.85%) JIRA
6 5 (3.21%) JSUnit
6 5 (3.21%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (2.56%) Vagrant
8 3 (1.92%) Bitbucket
8 3 (1.92%) GitLab
8 3 (1.92%) Maven
9 2 (1.28%) Ant
9 2 (1.28%) Artifactory
9 2 (1.28%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.28%) Grunt
9 2 (1.28%) gulp
9 2 (1.28%) JMeter
9 2 (1.28%) PhantomJS
9 2 (1.28%) Selenium
9 2 (1.28%) TeamCity
General
1 51 (32.69%) Retail
2 4 (2.56%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.92%) Electronics
3 3 (1.92%) Finance
3 3 (1.92%) Games
3 3 (1.92%) Law
4 2 (1.28%) Marketing
5 1 (0.64%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.64%) Automotive
5 1 (0.64%) Banking
5 1 (0.64%) Billing
Job Titles
1 47 (30.13%) Linux Engineer
2 43 (27.56%) DevOps Engineer
3 39 (25.00%) Developer
4 31 (19.87%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 31 (19.87%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 27 (17.31%) E-Commerce Engineer
6 19 (12.18%) PHP Developer
7 18 (11.54%) Administrator
8 17 (10.90%) Systems Administrator
9 15 (9.62%) Analyst
9 15 (9.62%) Backend Developer
9 15 (9.62%) Python Developer
10 13 (8.33%) Software Engineer
10 13 (8.33%) Support Analyst
11 12 (7.69%) Applications Support
11 12 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
11 12 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
12 11 (7.05%) Applications Support Analyst
12 11 (7.05%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 9 (5.77%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (17.95%) jQuery
2 22 (14.10%) Web Services
3 21 (13.46%) AngularJS
4 19 (12.18%) CSS
5 16 (10.26%) Django
5 16 (10.26%) REST
6 15 (9.62%) .NET
6 15 (9.62%) Laravel
6 15 (9.62%) RESTful
7 13 (8.33%) LAMP
7 13 (8.33%) LEMP Stack
8 12 (7.69%) D3.js
9 8 (5.13%) HTML
10 6 (3.85%) LDAP
11 5 (3.21%) ADO.NET
11 5 (3.21%) ASP.NET
11 5 (3.21%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (3.21%) ASP.NET Web API
11 5 (3.21%) Entity Framework
11 5 (3.21%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (5.77%) Computer Science
2 7 (4.49%) Linux Command Line
3 5 (3.21%) Client/Server
4 3 (1.92%) Digital Media
4 3 (1.92%) Fintech
5 2 (1.28%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.28%) Internet of Things
5 2 (1.28%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.64%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.64%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.64%) NHS
6 1 (0.64%) Replication
6 1 (0.64%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 43 (27.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 38 (24.36%) Windows
3 33 (21.15%) Unix
4 23 (14.74%) Windows Server
5 11 (7.05%) Ubuntu
6 8 (5.13%) Windows 7
7 7 (4.49%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (4.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (3.85%) Debian
9 4 (2.56%) Apple iOS
9 4 (2.56%) Windows 10
10 3 (1.92%) Android
11 2 (1.28%) CentOS
11 2 (1.28%) Embedded Linux
11 2 (1.28%) SUSE
12 1 (0.64%) AIX
12 1 (0.64%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.64%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (31.41%) DevOps
2 42 (26.92%) Configuration Management
3 30 (19.23%) Deployment Automation
3 30 (19.23%) E-Commerce
4 29 (18.59%) ITIL
5 26 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (16.03%) Open Source
6 25 (16.03%) Problem-Solving
7 20 (12.82%) TDD
8 17 (10.90%) Project Management
9 15 (9.62%) Time Management
9 15 (9.62%) Workflow
10 14 (8.97%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (8.33%) Software Engineering
12 12 (7.69%) Collaborative Working
12 12 (7.69%) Kanban
13 9 (5.77%) OO
13 9 (5.77%) Server Virtualisation
13 9 (5.77%) Service Management
14 8 (5.13%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 53 (33.97%) Python
2 36 (23.08%) PHP
3 28 (17.95%) JavaScript
4 22 (14.10%) SQL
5 20 (12.82%) Java
6 17 (10.90%) PowerShell
6 17 (10.90%) Ruby
7 13 (8.33%) TypeScript
8 10 (6.41%) C#
9 8 (5.13%) Bash Shell
10 6 (3.85%) C++
11 5 (3.21%) Perl
12 4 (2.56%) C
12 4 (2.56%) Erlang
13 3 (1.92%) Groovy
14 2 (1.28%) Go
14 2 (1.28%) Shell Script
14 2 (1.28%) VBScript
15 1 (0.64%) Dart
15 1 (0.64%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 14 (8.97%) CCNA
1 14 (8.97%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (6.41%) Degree
3 9 (5.77%) CISSP
3 9 (5.77%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (5.77%) LPIC
3 9 (5.77%) SSCP
4 4 (2.56%) AWS Certification
5 2 (1.28%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.28%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.64%) MCDST
6 1 (0.64%) MCP
6 1 (0.64%) MCSA
6 1 (0.64%) MCSE
6 1 (0.64%) MCTS
6 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.64%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.49%) QA
2 2 (1.28%) SLA
3 1 (0.64%) Def Stans
3 1 (0.64%) MISRA
3 1 (0.64%) MISRA C
System Software
1 37 (23.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (12.82%) Docker
3 14 (8.97%) Active Directory
4 12 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (6.41%) Hyper-V
6 7 (4.49%) Shibboleth
7 5 (3.21%) KVM
8 3 (1.92%) HDFS
8 3 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (1.28%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.64%) Corosync
10 1 (0.64%) FreeRADIUS
10 1 (0.64%) LXC
10 1 (0.64%) pfSense
10 1 (0.64%) Snort
10 1 (0.64%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 40 (25.64%) Puppet
2 28 (17.95%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (7.69%) Ansible
4 10 (6.41%) ZABBIX
5 9 (5.77%) Cacti
6 7 (4.49%) Kubernetes
6 7 (4.49%) SolarWinds Orion
7 3 (1.92%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 2 (1.28%) Packer
8 2 (1.28%) Terraform
9 1 (0.64%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.64%) Istio
9 1 (0.64%) Nagios
9 1 (0.64%) Pacemaker
9 1 (0.64%) Rancher
Vendors
1 50 (32.05%) VMware
2 42 (26.92%) Red Hat
3 37 (23.72%) Microsoft
4 15 (9.62%) Cisco
4 15 (9.62%) Oracle
5 8 (5.13%) Google
5 8 (5.13%) Sophos
6 7 (4.49%) Citrix
6 7 (4.49%) Snow
6 7 (4.49%) SolarWinds
7 5 (3.21%) Syncsort
8 4 (2.56%) NetApp
8 4 (2.56%) Riverbed
8 4 (2.56%) Symantec
9 2 (1.28%) Adobe
9 2 (1.28%) IBM
10 1 (0.64%) ATG
10 1 (0.64%) Mitel
10 1 (0.64%) New Relic
10 1 (0.64%) SAP