The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
England / South West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 14 16
Rank change year-on-year -4 +2  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 647 628 754
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 12.23% 11.98% 12.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 49.05% 46.62% 40.39%
Number of salaries quoted 573 597 662
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £60,000 £64,874
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 the South West with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1319 1347 1867
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 24.92% 25.69% 31.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2442 2900 3858
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,250 £21,250 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in the South West

Linux
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux in the South West.

Salary trend for Linux in the South West

Linux
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in the South West over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux in the South West

Linux
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 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
Bristol -6 183 £40,000 +14.28% 36
Gloucestershire -5 156 £45,000 - 13
Wiltshire +4 96 £42,500 -0.58% 11
Dorset -1 56 £40,000 +10.34% 18
Cornwall +15 55 £50,000 +98.01% 1
Somerset -9 53 £35,000 -12.50% 12
Devon +21 49 £30,000 -25.00% 7
Linux
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 South West region with a requirement for Linux.

1 466 (39.09%) Java
2 449 (37.67%) Windows
3 357 (29.95%) Agile Software Development
4 323 (27.10%) Software Engineering
5 293 (24.58%) Python
6 279 (23.41%) Unix
7 278 (23.32%) JavaScript
8 242 (20.30%) Security Cleared
9 239 (20.05%) C++
10 230 (19.30%) Finance
11 221 (18.54%) Git (software)
12 214 (17.95%) MySQL
13 200 (16.78%) PHP
13 200 (16.78%) SQL
14 192 (16.11%) DevOps
15 188 (15.77%) HTML
16 175 (14.68%) Telecoms
17 171 (14.35%) Amazon AWS
18 170 (14.26%) Scrum
19 166 (13.93%) XML
19 166 (13.93%) Degree
20 164 (13.76%) MVC
21 162 (13.59%) C
22 160 (13.42%) Spring
23 157 (13.17%) TDD
23 157 (13.17%) Apache
23 157 (13.17%) Continuous Integration
24 156 (13.09%) VMware
25 154 (12.92%) Web Services
26 150 (12.58%) Electronics

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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
1 157 (13.17%) Apache
2 103 (8.64%) JBoss
3 92 (7.72%) Tomcat
4 54 (4.53%) Mule
5 52 (4.36%) Mule ESB
5 52 (4.36%) WebLogic
6 47 (3.94%) Confluence
7 44 (3.69%) WebSphere
8 41 (3.44%) IIS
9 32 (2.68%) OpenStack
10 30 (2.52%) nginx
11 23 (1.93%) Elasticsearch
12 21 (1.76%) Alfresco
12 21 (1.76%) Joomla!
13 20 (1.68%) MS Exchange
14 10 (0.84%) Jetty
14 10 (0.84%) SharePoint
14 10 (0.84%) Traefik
15 8 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
16 7 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 18 (1.51%) MS Visio
2 13 (1.09%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (0.92%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.34%) Simulink
5 2 (0.17%) HipChat
5 2 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.084%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 108 (9.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 12 (1.01%) Oracle EBS R12
3 10 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (0.67%) Oracle Applications
5 7 (0.59%) Oracle 11i
6 5 (0.42%) Oracle ERP
7 3 (0.25%) Maximo
8 2 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 2 (0.17%) Unit4 Business World
9 1 (0.084%) Magento
9 1 (0.084%) Oracle ASCP
9 1 (0.084%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 171 (14.35%) Amazon AWS
2 76 (6.38%) SaaS
3 73 (6.12%) Amazon EC2
4 40 (3.36%) GitHub
5 39 (3.27%) Microsoft Azure
6 16 (1.34%) PaaS
7 15 (1.26%) OpenShift
8 14 (1.17%) IaaS
9 12 (1.01%) AWS CloudFormation
10 11 (0.92%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 9 (0.76%) Office 365
11 9 (0.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 7 (0.59%) Amazon S3
13 6 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
14 5 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
15 2 (0.17%) G Suite
16 1 (0.084%) Amazon SQS
16 1 (0.084%) Google App Engine
16 1 (0.084%) Google Compute Engine
16 1 (0.084%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 106 (8.89%) TCP/IP
2 101 (8.47%) Firewall
3 88 (7.38%) Internet
4 57 (4.78%) DNS
5 48 (4.03%) DHCP
6 45 (3.78%) WAN
7 44 (3.69%) HTTP
7 44 (3.69%) LAN
8 34 (2.85%) SAN
9 32 (2.68%) Network Security
10 30 (2.52%) Wireshark
11 23 (1.93%) Wireless
12 18 (1.51%) FTP
13 16 (1.34%) SMTP
14 15 (1.26%) NAS
14 15 (1.26%) VPN
15 14 (1.17%) DMZ
15 14 (1.17%) VLAN
15 14 (1.17%) X.400
16 13 (1.09%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 214 (17.95%) MySQL
2 142 (11.91%) MongoDB
3 99 (8.31%) NoSQL
4 90 (7.55%) SQL Server
5 65 (5.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 59 (4.95%) Relational Database
7 46 (3.86%) PostgreSQL
8 37 (3.10%) Oracle Database
9 21 (1.76%) Big Data
9 21 (1.76%) MS Access
10 20 (1.68%) MariaDB
11 19 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
12 17 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
13 14 (1.17%) Hadoop
14 11 (0.92%) Redis
15 10 (0.84%) CouchDB
16 9 (0.76%) Amazon RDS
16 9 (0.76%) Blockchain
16 9 (0.76%) RDBMS
17 8 (0.67%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 221 (18.54%) Git (software)
2 145 (12.16%) JIRA
3 138 (11.58%) Jenkins
4 114 (9.56%) JUnit
5 83 (6.96%) Subversion
6 69 (5.79%) IntelliJ
7 66 (5.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 66 (5.54%) Selenium
8 60 (5.03%) Maven
9 43 (3.61%) Bitbucket
10 38 (3.19%) Cucumber
11 36 (3.02%) JMeter
12 28 (2.35%) TeamCity
13 25 (2.10%) EasyMock
14 22 (1.85%) Eclipse
15 21 (1.76%) Oracle Forms
16 18 (1.51%) WebDriver
17 15 (1.26%) Ant
17 15 (1.26%) GCC
17 15 (1.26%) Mockito
General
1 230 (19.30%) Finance
2 175 (14.68%) Telecoms
3 150 (12.58%) Electronics
4 125 (10.49%) Manufacturing
5 119 (9.98%) Marketing
6 49 (4.11%) Games
6 49 (4.11%) Retail
7 29 (2.43%) Banking
8 11 (0.92%) Aerospace
9 5 (0.42%) Legal
9 5 (0.42%) Military
10 4 (0.34%) Advertising
10 4 (0.34%) Private Banking
11 2 (0.17%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.17%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.17%) Local Government
12 1 (0.084%) Automotive
12 1 (0.084%) Billing
12 1 (0.084%) German Language
12 1 (0.084%) Law
Job Titles
1 327 (27.43%) Developer
2 218 (18.29%) Software Engineer
3 122 (10.23%) Java Developer
4 113 (9.48%) Analyst
5 94 (7.89%) PHP Developer
6 86 (7.21%) DevOps Engineer
7 83 (6.96%) Senior Developer
8 75 (6.29%) Java Engineer
8 75 (6.29%) Linux Engineer
9 73 (6.12%) C++ Software Engineer
10 72 (6.04%) Java Software Engineer
11 71 (5.96%) Administrator
12 59 (4.95%) Systems Administrator
13 55 (4.61%) Systems Engineer
14 53 (4.45%) Applications Support
15 52 (4.36%) Software Developer
16 49 (4.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 43 (3.61%) Linux Systems Engineer
18 41 (3.44%) Web Developer
19 40 (3.36%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 188 (15.77%) HTML
2 166 (13.93%) XML
3 160 (13.42%) Spring
4 154 (12.92%) Web Services
5 145 (12.16%) REST
6 138 (11.58%) CSS
7 125 (10.49%) SOAP
8 124 (10.40%) Hibernate
9 103 (8.64%) JPA
10 95 (7.97%) .NET
10 95 (7.97%) AngularJS
11 91 (7.63%) LAMP
12 87 (7.30%) JSON
13 75 (6.29%) Spring MVC
14 71 (5.96%) Spring Integration
15 64 (5.37%) jQuery
16 60 (5.03%) J2EE
17 55 (4.61%) HTML5
18 53 (4.45%) Apache Camel
19 36 (3.02%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 92 (7.72%) Computer Science
2 89 (7.47%) Analytical Skills
3 65 (5.45%) Linux Command Line
4 40 (3.36%) Embedded Systems
5 31 (2.60%) Security Operations Centre
6 29 (2.43%) Management Information System
7 25 (2.10%) Client/Server
7 25 (2.10%) User Experience
8 22 (1.85%) Wiki
9 21 (1.76%) Data Centre
10 19 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
11 17 (1.43%) Cyberthreat
11 17 (1.43%) Mobile App
12 16 (1.34%) CESG
13 15 (1.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 15 (1.26%) NHS
14 13 (1.09%) Fintech
15 12 (1.01%) iPad
16 11 (0.92%) Private Cloud
17 10 (0.84%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 449 (37.67%) Windows
2 279 (23.41%) Unix
3 125 (10.49%) Windows Server
4 90 (7.55%) CentOS
4 90 (7.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 78 (6.54%) Android
6 76 (6.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 67 (5.62%) Apple iOS
8 60 (5.03%) Windows Server 2008
9 49 (4.11%) Mac OS X
9 49 (4.11%) Ubuntu
10 35 (2.94%) AIX
10 35 (2.94%) Solaris
11 28 (2.35%) Embedded Linux
12 20 (1.68%) Windows Server 2003
13 17 (1.43%) Debian
14 11 (0.92%) SUSE
14 11 (0.92%) Windows XP
15 9 (0.76%) Mac OS
16 8 (0.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 357 (29.95%) Agile Software Development
2 323 (27.10%) Software Engineering
3 192 (16.11%) DevOps
4 170 (14.26%) Scrum
5 164 (13.76%) MVC
6 157 (13.17%) Continuous Integration
6 157 (13.17%) TDD
7 147 (12.33%) Open Source
8 139 (11.66%) ITIL
9 136 (11.41%) OO
10 118 (9.90%) Business Intelligence
11 111 (9.31%) Digital Marketing
12 108 (9.06%) Programme Management
13 98 (8.22%) OOP
14 92 (7.72%) BDD
14 92 (7.72%) Cybersecurity
14 92 (7.72%) Test Automation
15 85 (7.13%) Integration Testing
15 85 (7.13%) Kanban
16 80 (6.71%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 466 (39.09%) Java
2 293 (24.58%) Python
3 278 (23.32%) JavaScript
4 239 (20.05%) C++
5 200 (16.78%) PHP
5 200 (16.78%) SQL
6 162 (13.59%) C
7 116 (9.73%) C#
8 115 (9.65%) Bash Shell
9 94 (7.89%) Perl
10 90 (7.55%) Ruby
11 82 (6.88%) PowerShell
12 52 (4.36%) Shell Script
13 32 (2.68%) Groovy
14 30 (2.52%) Embedded C
15 25 (2.10%) Embedded C++
16 23 (1.93%) Pascal
16 23 (1.93%) VBA
17 21 (1.76%) Delphi
18 15 (1.26%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 242 (20.30%) Security Cleared
2 166 (13.93%) Degree
3 138 (11.58%) DV Cleared
4 119 (9.98%) SC Cleared
5 61 (5.12%) CISSP
6 52 (4.36%) Computer Science Degree
7 44 (3.69%) Cisco Certification
8 42 (3.52%) CCNA
9 35 (2.94%) GCIA
10 33 (2.77%) SANS
11 30 (2.52%) GCIH
12 24 (2.01%) ISTQB
13 22 (1.85%) GIAC
14 21 (1.76%) ISEB
15 19 (1.59%) CREST Certified
16 18 (1.51%) RHCE
16 18 (1.51%) RHCSA
17 15 (1.26%) CISM
17 15 (1.26%) RHCA
17 15 (1.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (3.61%) SLA
2 38 (3.19%) QA
3 28 (2.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 8 (0.67%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.42%) ISO 22301
7 4 (0.34%) GPG13
7 4 (0.34%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.17%) MISRA
8 2 (0.17%) MISRA C
8 2 (0.17%) TickIT
9 1 (0.084%) WCAG
System Software
1 99 (8.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 91 (7.63%) Docker
3 76 (6.38%) Active Directory
4 50 (4.19%) Snort
5 39 (3.27%) vSphere
6 27 (2.27%) Hyper-V
7 21 (1.76%) VMware ESXi
8 16 (1.34%) Oracle RAC
9 15 (1.26%) Postfix
10 14 (1.17%) Dovecot
11 10 (0.84%) NFS
12 9 (0.76%) KVM
13 8 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
13 8 (0.67%) Xen
14 7 (0.59%) XenApp
15 6 (0.50%) XenServer
16 5 (0.42%) VMware Workstation
17 4 (0.34%) Ceph
17 4 (0.34%) Firmware
17 4 (0.34%) iptables
Systems Management
1 124 (10.40%) Puppet
2 92 (7.72%) Ansible
3 75 (6.29%) Opscode Chef
4 38 (3.19%) Nagios
5 22 (1.85%) Nessus
6 18 (1.51%) Nmap
7 17 (1.43%) NetBackup
7 17 (1.43%) Oracle RMAN
8 13 (1.09%) Backup Exec
8 13 (1.09%) SCCM
8 13 (1.09%) Terraform
9 12 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
10 11 (0.92%) Juju
10 11 (0.92%) Salt
11 10 (0.84%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 10 (0.84%) SCOM
12 9 (0.76%) Cobbler
12 9 (0.76%) Kubernetes
12 9 (0.76%) RSA enVision
13 8 (0.67%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 156 (13.09%) VMware
2 130 (10.91%) Red Hat
3 127 (10.65%) Oracle
4 114 (9.56%) Microsoft
5 109 (9.14%) SAP
6 94 (7.89%) Cisco
7 57 (4.78%) Apple
8 44 (3.69%) LogRhythm
9 41 (3.44%) HP
10 31 (2.60%) ArcSight
11 30 (2.52%) IBM
12 28 (2.35%) Splunk
13 27 (2.27%) Juniper
14 26 (2.18%) Atlassian
15 20 (1.68%) Zend
16 18 (1.51%) FireEye
17 16 (1.34%) Citrix
18 15 (1.26%) Acunetix
18 15 (1.26%) AlienVault
18 15 (1.26%) Rapid7
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Flexible environment + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £41000 - £66000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
Somerset
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + up to 37 days hol, 15% pension, Flex
Posted: 7 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum Pension + Profit Share + Flexi + Ext
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £46000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Lydney, Gloucestershire
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Lydney, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Remote working available, Excellen
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + substantial benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Devizes, Wiltshire
ISL
Salary: £20000.00 - £26000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bridgwater, Somerset
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £excellent + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Digital Gurus
Salary: £33000.00 - £41000.00 per annum + benefits & 30 days holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Reed Technology
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits + stock
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Cloudscope
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Poole, Dorset
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Bluetownonline
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday