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 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
South West / Somerset
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 20 15
Rank change year-on-year -8 -5  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 53 67 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 7.57% 10.34% 11.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 31.93% 41.88% 32.26%
Number of salaries quoted 43 58 67
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,800 £26,597 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £43,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Linux is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Operating System Skills
Somerset
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 166 160 217
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 23.71% 24.69% 34.61%
Number of salaries quoted 129 135 188
Median salary £35,000 £36,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.77% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £24,500 £21,550
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £49,800 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset citing Linux as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 26 June 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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath +1 49 £35,000 -12.50% 7
Cheddar - 1 £45,000 -
Linux
South West

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 34 (28.81%) Java
2 30 (25.42%) Git (software)
3 29 (24.58%) Python
4 25 (21.19%) DevOps
5 24 (20.34%) Windows
5 24 (20.34%) Software Engineering
6 22 (18.64%) Test Automation
6 22 (18.64%) JavaScript
7 21 (17.80%) Customer Requirements
8 20 (16.95%) MySQL
8 20 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (16.10%) SaaS
9 19 (16.10%) Puppet
9 19 (16.10%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (15.25%) Amazon AWS
11 17 (14.41%) SQL Server
11 17 (14.41%) Ansible
11 17 (14.41%) Elasticsearch
12 16 (13.56%) J2EE
13 15 (12.71%) OO
13 15 (12.71%) SQL
13 15 (12.71%) Hibernate
13 15 (12.71%) REST
13 15 (12.71%) Jenkins
13 15 (12.71%) SDLC
14 14 (11.86%) Analytics
14 14 (11.86%) Bash Shell
14 14 (11.86%) GWT
14 14 (11.86%) Degree
15 13 (11.02%) Oracle

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 17 (14.41%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (9.32%) Apache
3 7 (5.93%) JBoss
3 7 (5.93%) nginx
3 7 (5.93%) Tomcat
4 5 (4.24%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.69%) Confluence
5 2 (1.69%) Jetty
5 2 (1.69%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.85%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (1.69%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 11 (9.32%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (6.78%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (5.08%) Oracle 11i
3 6 (5.08%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (3.39%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (1.69%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle ASCP
6 1 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (16.10%) SaaS
2 18 (15.25%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.54%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.69%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 2 (1.69%) GitHub
5 1 (0.85%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.93%) Internet
2 5 (4.24%) HTTP
2 5 (4.24%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.54%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (2.54%) DNS
3 3 (2.54%) ICMP
3 3 (2.54%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (2.54%) PSTN
4 2 (1.69%) Firewall
4 2 (1.69%) IP Telephony
4 2 (1.69%) LAN
4 2 (1.69%) SNMP
4 2 (1.69%) VPN
5 1 (0.85%) DHCP
5 1 (0.85%) Skype
5 1 (0.85%) SSL
5 1 (0.85%) VLAN
5 1 (0.85%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (16.95%) MySQL
2 17 (14.41%) SQL Server
3 12 (10.17%) Apache Cassandra
3 12 (10.17%) MongoDB
3 12 (10.17%) Oracle Database
4 10 (8.47%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (7.63%) Oracle Database 11g
6 8 (6.78%) CouchDB
6 8 (6.78%) Redis
6 8 (6.78%) Riak
7 3 (2.54%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.54%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (2.54%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (1.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.69%) Infinispan
8 2 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.85%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 30 (25.42%) Git (software)
2 15 (12.71%) Jenkins
3 12 (10.17%) JIRA
4 8 (6.78%) TeamCity
5 7 (5.93%) Selenium
5 7 (5.93%) Travis CI
6 5 (4.24%) Eclipse
6 5 (4.24%) Geb
6 5 (4.24%) JMeter
6 5 (4.24%) JUnit
6 5 (4.24%) Spock
7 4 (3.39%) GCC
8 2 (1.69%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.69%) GitLab
8 2 (1.69%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.85%) Grunt
9 1 (0.85%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.85%) Maven
9 1 (0.85%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (8.47%) Finance
2 6 (5.08%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.85%) Electronics
3 1 (0.85%) Marketing
3 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (27.12%) Developer
2 19 (16.10%) Software Engineer
3 13 (11.02%) Analyst
3 13 (11.02%) DBA
4 12 (10.17%) Java Engineer
4 12 (10.17%) Java Software Engineer
5 11 (9.32%) Oracle DBA
6 9 (7.63%) DevOps Engineer
6 9 (7.63%) Junior
6 9 (7.63%) Junior Developer
6 9 (7.63%) Senior Developer
7 8 (6.78%) Linux Engineer
7 8 (6.78%) Python Developer
8 7 (5.93%) Applications Support
8 7 (5.93%) Consultant
8 7 (5.93%) Java Developer
8 7 (5.93%) Operations Analyst
8 7 (5.93%) Software Test Engineer
8 7 (5.93%) Technical Analyst
8 7 (5.93%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (13.56%) J2EE
2 15 (12.71%) Hibernate
2 15 (12.71%) REST
3 14 (11.86%) GWT
4 12 (10.17%) JPA
4 12 (10.17%) RESTful
4 12 (10.17%) Restlet
5 11 (9.32%) AngularJS
6 10 (8.47%) Spring
7 8 (6.78%) Django
7 8 (6.78%) LAMP
8 7 (5.93%) Web Services
9 5 (4.24%) LAPP Stack
9 5 (4.24%) Spring Boot
10 4 (3.39%) jQuery
10 4 (3.39%) LEMP Stack
11 3 (2.54%) CSS
11 3 (2.54%) HTML
11 3 (2.54%) JSON
11 3 (2.54%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.32%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.78%) Linux Command Line
3 6 (5.08%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.39%) SCADA
5 3 (2.54%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (2.54%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.85%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.85%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (20.34%) Windows
2 11 (9.32%) Unix
3 7 (5.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (5.08%) Apple iOS
4 6 (5.08%) Ubuntu
5 5 (4.24%) Mac OS
6 4 (3.39%) Android
7 3 (2.54%) Debian
7 3 (2.54%) OpenWrt
8 2 (1.69%) CentOS
9 1 (0.85%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.85%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.85%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (21.19%) DevOps
2 24 (20.34%) Software Engineering
3 22 (18.64%) Test Automation
4 21 (17.80%) Customer Requirements
5 20 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (16.10%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (12.71%) OO
7 15 (12.71%) SDLC
8 14 (11.86%) Analytics
9 12 (10.17%) Front End Development
9 12 (10.17%) High Availability
10 11 (9.32%) Configuration Management
10 11 (9.32%) Performance Tuning
11 10 (8.47%) UML
11 10 (8.47%) Unit Testing
12 9 (7.63%) Incident Management
13 8 (6.78%) Break/Fix
13 8 (6.78%) Data Management
13 8 (6.78%) Problem Management
14 7 (5.93%) Digital Analytics
Programming Languages
1 34 (28.81%) Java
2 29 (24.58%) Python
3 22 (18.64%) JavaScript
4 15 (12.71%) SQL
5 14 (11.86%) Bash Shell
6 12 (10.17%) PHP
7 10 (8.47%) C++
8 9 (7.63%) Groovy
9 8 (6.78%) C
9 8 (6.78%) Perl
10 6 (5.08%) Erlang
10 6 (5.08%) PL/SQL
10 6 (5.08%) Shell Script
11 4 (3.39%) Embedded C
11 4 (3.39%) TypeScript
12 3 (2.54%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.69%) Jython
14 1 (0.85%) PHP 5
14 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (11.86%) Degree
2 3 (2.54%) CCNA
2 3 (2.54%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (2.54%) RHCE
2 3 (2.54%) RHCSA
3 1 (0.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.85%) GCIA
3 1 (0.85%) SANS
3 1 (0.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.39%) SLA
2 3 (2.54%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 13 (11.02%) Docker
2 8 (6.78%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (4.24%) KVM
3 5 (4.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.39%) Active Directory
5 3 (2.54%) iptables
5 3 (2.54%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (1.69%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (1.69%) Corosync
6 2 (1.69%) Gluster
6 2 (1.69%) vSphere
6 2 (1.69%) Xen
7 1 (0.85%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.85%) Postfix
7 1 (0.85%) Samba
7 1 (0.85%) Snort
7 1 (0.85%) Squid
7 1 (0.85%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 19 (16.10%) Puppet
2 17 (14.41%) Ansible
3 9 (7.63%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (7.63%) Oracle RMAN
4 7 (5.93%) Nagios
5 6 (5.08%) NetBackup
6 5 (4.24%) Check_MK
6 5 (4.24%) Grafana
6 5 (4.24%) Pingdom
7 3 (2.54%) Graylog
7 3 (2.54%) HAProxy
7 3 (2.54%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 2 (1.69%) CFEngine
8 2 (1.69%) Ganeti
8 2 (1.69%) Kibana
8 2 (1.69%) Kubernetes
8 2 (1.69%) Linux-HA
8 2 (1.69%) Marathon
8 2 (1.69%) Mesos
8 2 (1.69%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 13 (11.02%) Oracle
2 12 (10.17%) VMware
3 9 (7.63%) HP
4 8 (6.78%) Cisco
5 5 (4.24%) Infobright
5 5 (4.24%) New Relic
5 5 (4.24%) PagerDuty
5 5 (4.24%) Red Hat
6 4 (3.39%) Juniper
6 4 (3.39%) Veeam
7 3 (2.54%) Dell
7 3 (2.54%) Microsoft
7 3 (2.54%) Qualys
7 3 (2.54%) Splunk
8 2 (1.69%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.85%) EMC
9 1 (0.85%) NetApp
9 1 (0.85%) SAP
9 1 (0.85%) Veritas
Bath, Avon
Reed Technology
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Optima Connections
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Salary & Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Somerset
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + up to 37 days hol, 15% pension, Flex
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago