Linux Jobs in the South West

Linux
England > South West

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 6 months to 28 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
28 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 17 21 16
Rank change year-on-year +4 -5 +2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 872 721 1,176
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 8.98% 10.73% 13.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 52.06% 57.04% 61.00%
Number of salaries quoted 541 310 631
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,900 £31,680
25th Percentile £43,750 £43,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% +10.53%
75th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £73,675
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £90,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -15.38% +8.33% +4.35%

All Operating Systems
South West

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 the South West with a requirement for operating system skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,675 1,264 1,928
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 17.24% 18.82% 22.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1,259 723 1,184
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,750
25th Percentile £33,125 £32,500 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% +17.65%
75th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £67,500
90th Percentile £77,750 £73,750 £78,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -14.29% - +5.00%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Linux as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Linux in the South West.

Salary trend for Linux in the South West

Linux
Salary Histogram in the South West

Salary distribution for jobs citing Linux in the South West over the 6 months to 28 May 2024.

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 6 months to 28 May 2024. 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
Jobs
Gloucestershire +3 345 £55,000 -3.08% 39
Wiltshire +9 173 £50,000 -28.57% 33
Bristol -3 159 £60,000 +2.56% 60
Devon +11 78 £37,500 -21.47% 6
Dorset -22 59 £50,000 - 7
Somerset +5 43 £42,125 -21.63% 20
Cornwall -17 3 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Linux
England

Linux
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 68 (7.80%) Apache
2 34 (3.90%) Apache Spark
3 24 (2.75%) nginx
4 21 (2.41%) Jupyter
5 16 (1.83%) Microsoft Exchange
6 11 (1.26%) Confluence
7 8 (0.92%) SharePoint
8 7 (0.80%) JBoss
9 6 (0.69%) IIS
10 4 (0.46%) ArcGIS
10 4 (0.46%) GeoServer
10 4 (0.46%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.34%) CloudStack
11 3 (0.34%) GlassFish
11 3 (0.34%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.23%) NServiceBus
12 2 (0.23%) WordPress
13 1 (0.11%) Headless CMS
13 1 (0.11%) Moodle
13 1 (0.11%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 21 (2.41%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.57%) OrCAD
2 5 (0.57%) SOLIDWORKS
3 2 (0.23%) GNU Octave
3 2 (0.23%) Simulink
4 1 (0.11%) 1Password
Business Applications
1 6 (0.69%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 257 (29.47%) AWS
2 194 (22.25%) Azure
3 112 (12.84%) OpenShift
4 46 (5.28%) SaaS
5 42 (4.82%) Microsoft 365
6 39 (4.47%) GCP
7 32 (3.67%) Amazon S3
8 23 (2.64%) AWS CloudFormation
8 23 (2.64%) PaaS
9 22 (2.52%) AWS Lambda
9 22 (2.52%) IaaS
9 22 (2.52%) Serverless
10 21 (2.41%) Amazon EKS
11 17 (1.95%) MinIO
12 12 (1.38%) Nutanix
13 8 (0.92%) GitHub
13 8 (0.92%) GitHub Actions
13 8 (0.92%) Power Platform
14 7 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
14 7 (0.80%) Azure DevOps
Communications & Networking
1 74 (8.49%) Firewall
2 72 (8.26%) TCP/IP
3 66 (7.57%) DNS
4 48 (5.50%) HTTP
5 43 (4.93%) DHCP
6 31 (3.56%) Internet
7 28 (3.21%) VSAN
8 22 (2.52%) AMQP
8 22 (2.52%) WAN
9 19 (2.18%) SAN
10 17 (1.95%) Ethernet
11 16 (1.83%) iSCSI
11 16 (1.83%) Wireless
12 14 (1.61%) NAS
13 13 (1.49%) 5G
13 13 (1.49%) LAN
14 11 (1.26%) RS-232
15 10 (1.15%) Fibre Channel
15 10 (1.15%) Network Security
16 8 (0.92%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (5.62%) MongoDB
2 48 (5.50%) Big Data
3 37 (4.24%) SQL Server
4 34 (3.90%) Hadoop
5 33 (3.78%) MySQL
6 20 (2.29%) PostgreSQL
7 17 (1.95%) Cloudera CDH
7 17 (1.95%) Presto
8 12 (1.38%) Relational Database
9 10 (1.15%) Amazon RDS
10 8 (0.92%) Oracle Database
10 8 (0.92%) Power BI
11 7 (0.80%) Data Lake
11 7 (0.80%) SQLite
12 6 (0.69%) NoSQL
13 5 (0.57%) InfluxDB
13 5 (0.57%) RDBMS
14 4 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
14 4 (0.46%) GIS
14 4 (0.46%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 70 (8.03%) JIRA
2 62 (7.11%) Git
3 56 (6.42%) Jenkins
4 26 (2.98%) Subversion
5 20 (2.29%) Visual Studio
6 17 (1.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 15 (1.72%) Eclipse
8 14 (1.61%) Bitbucket
9 6 (0.69%) Postman
9 6 (0.69%) RStudio
9 6 (0.69%) TeamCity
10 5 (0.57%) LabVIEW
11 4 (0.46%) Gradle
11 4 (0.46%) IntelliJ
11 4 (0.46%) Robot Framework
11 4 (0.46%) Visual Studio Code
12 3 (0.34%) GitLab
12 3 (0.34%) JMeter
12 3 (0.34%) Rational Rhapsody
12 3 (0.34%) SonarQube
General
1 148 (16.97%) Aerospace
2 147 (16.86%) Social Skills
3 65 (7.45%) Finance
4 64 (7.34%) Analytical Skills
5 51 (5.85%) Public Sector
6 36 (4.13%) Electronics
7 31 (3.56%) Manufacturing
8 29 (3.33%) Marketing
9 27 (3.10%) Telecoms
10 25 (2.87%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 19 (2.18%) Presentation Skills
12 14 (1.61%) Retail
13 10 (1.15%) Aviation
14 8 (0.92%) Automotive
15 7 (0.80%) Avionics
16 6 (0.69%) Documentation Skills
16 6 (0.69%) Military
16 6 (0.69%) Organisational Skills
17 5 (0.57%) Tech for Good
18 4 (0.46%) Health Technology
Job Titles
1 170 (19.50%) Software Engineer
2 167 (19.15%) Senior
3 140 (16.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 94 (10.78%) DevOps Engineer
5 90 (10.32%) Administrator
6 72 (8.26%) Embedded Engineer
7 71 (8.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 64 (7.34%) Senior Software Engineer
9 63 (7.22%) Linux Engineer
10 52 (5.96%) Systems Engineer
11 48 (5.50%) Developer
12 43 (4.93%) Lead
12 43 (4.93%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 39 (4.47%) Systems Administrator
14 38 (4.36%) Architect
14 38 (4.36%) DBA
15 32 (3.67%) DV Cleared DBA
16 31 (3.56%) Consultant
17 28 (3.21%) Linux Administrator
17 28 (3.21%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (5.39%) RabbitMQ
1 47 (5.39%) React
2 34 (3.90%) HTML
2 34 (3.90%) REST
3 28 (3.21%) Apache NiFi
4 27 (3.10%) AngularJS
4 27 (3.10%) CSS
5 24 (2.75%) Qt
6 23 (2.64%) Swagger
7 22 (2.52%) Spring
7 22 (2.52%) Spring Boot
8 21 (2.41%) JSON
8 21 (2.41%) STL
8 21 (2.41%) XML
8 21 (2.41%) YAML
9 20 (2.29%) Elastic Stack
9 20 (2.29%) Node.js
10 17 (1.95%) gRPC
10 17 (1.95%) Material-UI
10 17 (1.95%) OpenAPI
Miscellaneous
1 45 (5.16%) Public Cloud
2 37 (4.24%) Cloud Native
3 32 (3.67%) Data Centre
4 31 (3.56%) Hybrid Cloud
5 28 (3.21%) GNSS
5 28 (3.21%) Linux Command Line
5 28 (3.21%) Self-Motivation
6 25 (2.87%) Cyber Defence
7 19 (2.18%) FPGA
8 17 (1.95%) Enterprise Cloud
9 16 (1.83%) Management Information System
9 16 (1.83%) PKI
10 15 (1.72%) EMC VNX
11 14 (1.61%) VHDL
12 11 (1.26%) Analogue Electronics
12 11 (1.26%) Analytical Mindset
12 11 (1.26%) Operational Technology
13 10 (1.15%) Device Driver
13 10 (1.15%) Replication
14 8 (0.92%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 341 (39.11%) Windows
2 128 (14.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 87 (9.98%) CentOS
4 64 (7.34%) Embedded Linux
5 62 (7.11%) Unix
6 56 (6.42%) Windows Server 2016
7 51 (5.85%) Ubuntu
8 50 (5.73%) Windows Server
9 48 (5.50%) Windows Server 2019
10 40 (4.59%) Windows Server 2012
11 39 (4.47%) Debian
12 25 (2.87%) Windows 10
13 19 (2.18%) CoreOS
14 13 (1.49%) Solaris
15 10 (1.15%) AIX
16 8 (0.92%) Android
16 8 (0.92%) VMS
17 7 (0.80%) Windows 7
17 7 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
18 6 (0.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (24.89%) Software Engineering
2 204 (23.39%) DevOps
3 174 (19.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 157 (18.00%) Agile
5 131 (15.02%) Actionable Insight
6 128 (14.68%) Problem-Solving
7 110 (12.61%) Collaborative Working
8 101 (11.58%) Cybersecurity
9 93 (10.67%) Containerisation
10 90 (10.32%) Infrastructure as Code
11 88 (10.09%) Configuration Management
12 87 (9.98%) CI/CD
13 84 (9.63%) Mentoring
14 83 (9.52%) Computer Science
15 77 (8.83%) Validation
16 67 (7.68%) Scrum
17 64 (7.34%) SDLC
18 62 (7.11%) B2B
19 61 (7.00%) Kanban
20 57 (6.54%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 360 (41.28%) Python
2 274 (31.42%) Bash
3 134 (15.37%) PowerShell
4 130 (14.91%) C
5 117 (13.42%) Java
6 104 (11.93%) SQL
7 75 (8.60%) C++
8 68 (7.80%) JavaScript
9 57 (6.54%) Embedded C
10 54 (6.19%) Rust
11 39 (4.47%) Shell Script
12 30 (3.44%) Perl
13 21 (2.41%) PHP
14 17 (1.95%) C#
15 13 (1.49%) TypeScript
16 12 (1.38%) Go
16 12 (1.38%) Tcl
16 12 (1.38%) T-SQL
17 11 (1.26%) MATLAB
17 11 (1.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 460 (52.75%) Security Cleared
2 240 (27.52%) DV Cleared
3 141 (16.17%) SC Cleared
4 132 (15.14%) Degree
5 36 (4.13%) Computer Science Degree
6 17 (1.95%) HND
7 16 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (1.61%) BPSS Clearance
8 14 (1.61%) CCNA
9 13 (1.49%) ISTQB
10 10 (1.15%) CCNP
10 10 (1.15%) RHCE
10 10 (1.15%) RHCSA
11 9 (1.03%) AWS Certification
11 9 (1.03%) PMP
12 7 (0.80%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
12 7 (0.80%) Azure Certification
13 5 (0.57%) Master's Degree
13 5 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (0.57%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.29%) PMO
2 13 (1.49%) Cyber Essentials
3 12 (1.38%) QA
4 10 (1.15%) SLA
5 9 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.69%) Data Quality
6 6 (0.69%) NCSC
7 3 (0.34%) Def Stans
7 3 (0.34%) MISRA
8 2 (0.23%) IEC 61508
9 1 (0.11%) Accessibility
9 1 (0.11%) GDPR
9 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.11%) NIST
System Software
1 150 (17.20%) Docker
1 150 (17.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 62 (7.11%) Hyper-V
3 58 (6.65%) Active Directory
4 44 (5.05%) VMware ESXi
5 33 (3.78%) Firmware
6 30 (3.44%) vSphere
7 23 (2.64%) Virtual Machines
8 18 (2.06%) Embedded Firmware
9 12 (1.38%) VMware NSX
10 7 (0.80%) KVM
10 7 (0.80%) XenApp
11 4 (0.46%) NFS
11 4 (0.46%) Slurm Workload Manager
11 4 (0.46%) Virtual Desktop
12 3 (0.34%) Ceph
12 3 (0.34%) Gluster
12 3 (0.34%) oVirt
12 3 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (0.34%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 267 (30.62%) Ansible
2 190 (21.79%) Kubernetes
3 136 (15.60%) Puppet
4 127 (14.56%) Terraform
5 43 (4.93%) vCenter Server
6 33 (3.78%) Prometheus
7 32 (3.67%) Nagios
8 28 (3.21%) Grafana
9 27 (3.10%) Progress Chef
10 18 (2.06%) EMC NetWorker
11 17 (1.95%) HAProxy
12 12 (1.38%) ZABBIX
13 10 (1.15%) SCCM
14 7 (0.80%) EMC VPLEX
14 7 (0.80%) Icinga
14 7 (0.80%) Single Sign-On
15 6 (0.69%) Failover Clustering
15 6 (0.69%) Opsgenie
15 6 (0.69%) Rancher
16 5 (0.57%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 189 (21.67%) VMware
2 171 (19.61%) Red Hat
3 133 (15.25%) Microsoft
4 56 (6.42%) Oracle
5 38 (4.36%) Cisco
6 29 (3.33%) Veeam
7 26 (2.98%) SolarWinds
8 25 (2.87%) EMC
9 21 (2.41%) Google
9 21 (2.41%) SaltStack
10 14 (1.61%) Citrix
10 14 (1.61%) NetApp
11 13 (1.49%) Brocade
12 11 (1.26%) Atlassian
13 10 (1.15%) SAP
13 10 (1.15%) Xilinx
14 8 (0.92%) Altera
14 8 (0.92%) Green Hills
14 8 (0.92%) Motorola
14 8 (0.92%) Salesforce