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

Linux
England / South West
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 18 17
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 545 671 654
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 10.78% 11.44% 10.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 46.90% 40.45% 39.02%
Number of salaries quoted 486 562 549
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.89%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
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 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 1162 1659 1676
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 22.98% 28.28% 27.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1013 1442 1418
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £53,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 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 March 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 March 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
Gloucestershire -3 152 £45,000 -5.26% 19
Bristol -3 149 £40,000 - 37
Wiltshire +15 95 £40,000 +14.28% 12
Somerset -4 64 £42,500 +2.40% 11
Devon +4 54 £29,000 -17.14% 4
Cornwall +17 22 £40,000 +81.81% 2
Dorset -17 14 £40,000 - 4
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 March 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.

1 435 (39.55%) Java
2 391 (35.55%) Windows
3 366 (33.27%) Agile Software Development
4 291 (26.45%) Security Cleared
5 290 (26.36%) Python
6 279 (25.36%) Software Engineering
7 274 (24.91%) Unix
8 260 (23.64%) JavaScript
9 238 (21.64%) MySQL
10 233 (21.18%) C++
11 231 (21.00%) Git (software)
12 217 (19.73%) HTML
13 211 (19.18%) SQL
13 211 (19.18%) Finance
14 193 (17.55%) PHP
15 186 (16.91%) Degree
16 175 (15.91%) DV Cleared
16 175 (15.91%) Scrum
17 166 (15.09%) CSS
18 164 (14.91%) C
18 164 (14.91%) Oracle
19 160 (14.55%) VMware
20 157 (14.27%) XML
21 156 (14.18%) Web Services
22 149 (13.55%) Spring
23 148 (13.45%) ITIL
24 147 (13.36%) MVC
25 146 (13.27%) OO
26 144 (13.09%) DevOps
27 143 (13.00%) SOAP

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
1 141 (12.82%) Apache
2 131 (11.91%) JBoss
3 95 (8.64%) Tomcat
4 75 (6.82%) WebLogic
5 58 (5.27%) Mule
6 57 (5.18%) Mule ESB
7 55 (5.00%) WebSphere
8 40 (3.64%) IIS
9 37 (3.36%) Confluence
10 28 (2.55%) Elasticsearch
11 27 (2.45%) Alfresco
11 27 (2.45%) Joomla!
12 24 (2.18%) MS Exchange
13 18 (1.64%) Apache Spark
14 17 (1.55%) nginx
14 17 (1.55%) OpenStack
15 16 (1.45%) Apache Pig
16 15 (1.36%) WordPress
17 13 (1.18%) Drupal
18 9 (0.82%) CMS
Applications
1 84 (7.64%) MS Excel
2 24 (2.18%) MS Office
3 19 (1.73%) MS Visio
4 16 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.55%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.36%) HipChat
7 3 (0.27%) GNU Octave
8 2 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.091%) Doxygen
9 1 (0.091%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 72 (6.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 12 (1.09%) Oracle EBS R12
3 10 (0.91%) Oracle EBS
4 9 (0.82%) Oracle Applications
5 8 (0.73%) Oracle 11i
6 4 (0.36%) Magento
6 4 (0.36%) Maximo
6 4 (0.36%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.18%) SAP IS-U
8 1 (0.091%) Oracle ASCP
8 1 (0.091%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.091%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.091%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.091%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 121 (11.00%) Amazon AWS
2 90 (8.18%) SaaS
3 49 (4.45%) Amazon EC2
4 36 (3.27%) GitHub
5 31 (2.82%) PaaS
6 20 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
7 19 (1.73%) IaaS
8 15 (1.36%) OpenShift
9 6 (0.55%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 5 (0.45%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.27%) Heroku
11 3 (0.27%) Office 365
12 2 (0.18%) G Suite
13 1 (0.091%) Google App Engine
13 1 (0.091%) Google Cloud Platform
13 1 (0.091%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 110 (10.00%) Firewall
2 105 (9.55%) TCP/IP
3 75 (6.82%) Internet
4 60 (5.45%) DNS
5 59 (5.36%) SAN
6 53 (4.82%) WAN
7 52 (4.73%) LAN
8 45 (4.09%) DHCP
9 39 (3.55%) HTTP
10 35 (3.18%) Network Security
10 35 (3.18%) Wireless
11 29 (2.64%) VPN
12 21 (1.91%) FTP
12 21 (1.91%) SSH
13 19 (1.73%) SSL
14 18 (1.64%) Wireshark
15 16 (1.45%) NAS
16 13 (1.18%) SNMP
17 12 (1.09%) LDAP
17 12 (1.09%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 238 (21.64%) MySQL
2 143 (13.00%) MongoDB
3 107 (9.73%) NoSQL
4 92 (8.36%) SQL Server
5 49 (4.45%) PostgreSQL
6 47 (4.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 43 (3.91%) Big Data
8 41 (3.73%) Hadoop
9 40 (3.64%) Oracle Database
10 37 (3.36%) Relational Database
11 27 (2.45%) MS Access
12 25 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
13 20 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
14 17 (1.55%) Oracle OWB
14 17 (1.55%) OrientDB
14 17 (1.55%) RDBMS
15 16 (1.45%) Apache Hive
16 12 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
17 10 (0.91%) Redis
18 8 (0.73%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 231 (21.00%) Git (software)
2 136 (12.36%) JIRA
3 131 (11.91%) Jenkins
4 100 (9.09%) JUnit
5 79 (7.18%) Subversion
6 63 (5.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 63 (5.73%) Selenium
7 61 (5.55%) Maven
8 48 (4.36%) IntelliJ
9 44 (4.00%) Cucumber
10 39 (3.55%) JMeter
11 35 (3.18%) Bitbucket
12 28 (2.55%) Oracle Forms
13 22 (2.00%) Vagrant
14 19 (1.73%) EasyMock
15 18 (1.64%) TeamCity
16 17 (1.55%) PeopleTools
16 17 (1.55%) Zephyr
17 16 (1.45%) LoadRunner
17 16 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 211 (19.18%) Finance
2 128 (11.64%) Telecoms
3 100 (9.09%) Electronics
4 93 (8.45%) Manufacturing
5 84 (7.64%) Marketing
6 68 (6.18%) Retail
7 58 (5.27%) Games
8 47 (4.27%) Banking
9 12 (1.09%) Aerospace
10 11 (1.00%) Legal
11 6 (0.55%) Investment Banking
12 5 (0.45%) Advertising
13 2 (0.18%) Back Office
13 2 (0.18%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.18%) Local Government
13 2 (0.18%) Military
14 1 (0.091%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.091%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 301 (27.36%) Developer
2 189 (17.18%) Software Engineer
3 104 (9.45%) Java Developer
4 95 (8.64%) PHP Developer
5 85 (7.73%) Analyst
6 77 (7.00%) Senior Developer
7 66 (6.00%) Linux Engineer
8 65 (5.91%) Administrator
9 62 (5.64%) C++ Software Engineer
10 57 (5.18%) DevOps Engineer
10 57 (5.18%) Java Engineer
11 56 (5.09%) Systems Administrator
12 54 (4.91%) Java Software Engineer
13 53 (4.82%) Systems Engineer
14 47 (4.27%) Test Engineer
15 45 (4.09%) Support Engineer
16 44 (4.00%) Web Developer
17 40 (3.64%) Senior Java Developer
18 37 (3.36%) Software Developer
19 35 (3.18%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 217 (19.73%) HTML
2 166 (15.09%) CSS
3 157 (14.27%) XML
4 156 (14.18%) Web Services
5 149 (13.55%) Spring
6 143 (13.00%) SOAP
7 140 (12.73%) REST
8 135 (12.27%) Hibernate
9 103 (9.36%) AngularJS
10 99 (9.00%) LAMP
11 91 (8.27%) jQuery
12 90 (8.18%) JSON
13 86 (7.82%) JPA
14 83 (7.55%) Spring MVC
15 80 (7.27%) HTML5
16 75 (6.82%) J2EE
17 67 (6.09%) .NET
17 67 (6.09%) Apache Camel
18 62 (5.64%) Spring Integration
19 45 (4.09%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 95 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
2 90 (8.18%) Computer Science
3 56 (5.09%) Linux Command Line
4 33 (3.00%) Data Centre
5 26 (2.36%) Management Information System
6 22 (2.00%) Security Operations Centre
7 19 (1.73%) Wiki
8 18 (1.64%) Cyber Defence
8 18 (1.64%) Embedded Systems
9 14 (1.27%) CESG
9 14 (1.27%) Driving Licence
9 14 (1.27%) User Experience
10 13 (1.18%) Clustering
11 12 (1.09%) Cyberthreat
11 12 (1.09%) PKI
12 11 (1.00%) Client/Server
12 11 (1.00%) Cybercrime
13 10 (0.91%) Device Driver
13 10 (0.91%) NHS
13 10 (0.91%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 391 (35.55%) Windows
2 274 (24.91%) Unix
3 103 (9.36%) Windows Server
4 91 (8.27%) Android
5 85 (7.73%) Apple iOS
6 78 (7.09%) Mac OS X
7 77 (7.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 67 (6.09%) CentOS
9 43 (3.91%) Solaris
10 35 (3.18%) AIX
10 35 (3.18%) Windows Server 2012
11 34 (3.09%) Windows Server 2008
12 28 (2.55%) Ubuntu
13 25 (2.27%) Embedded Linux
14 20 (1.82%) Debian
15 18 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
16 11 (1.00%) Windows 2000
17 10 (0.91%) Mac OS
18 8 (0.73%) OpenVMS
19 7 (0.64%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 366 (33.27%) Agile Software Development
2 279 (25.36%) Software Engineering
3 175 (15.91%) Scrum
4 148 (13.45%) ITIL
5 147 (13.36%) MVC
6 146 (13.27%) OO
7 144 (13.09%) DevOps
8 137 (12.45%) TDD
9 130 (11.82%) Cybersecurity
10 101 (9.18%) Continuous Integration
11 97 (8.82%) BDD
12 96 (8.73%) Open Source
13 92 (8.36%) Kanban
13 92 (8.36%) OOP
14 90 (8.18%) SDLC
15 86 (7.82%) Business Intelligence
16 84 (7.64%) Integration Testing
17 83 (7.55%) Programme Management
18 78 (7.09%) Mentoring
19 74 (6.73%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 435 (39.55%) Java
2 290 (26.36%) Python
3 260 (23.64%) JavaScript
4 233 (21.18%) C++
5 211 (19.18%) SQL
6 193 (17.55%) PHP
7 164 (14.91%) C
8 134 (12.18%) Perl
9 109 (9.91%) Bash Shell
10 104 (9.45%) C#
11 95 (8.64%) Ruby
12 62 (5.64%) PowerShell
13 35 (3.18%) Shell Script
14 29 (2.64%) Objective-C
14 29 (2.64%) VBA
15 28 (2.55%) Pascal
16 27 (2.45%) Delphi
17 21 (1.91%) Embedded C++
18 20 (1.82%) Groovy
19 17 (1.55%) SQR
Qualifications
1 291 (26.45%) Security Cleared
2 186 (16.91%) Degree
3 175 (15.91%) DV Cleared
4 126 (11.45%) SC Cleared
5 70 (6.36%) Cisco Certification
6 69 (6.27%) CCNA
7 55 (5.00%) CISSP
8 47 (4.27%) Microsoft Certification
9 43 (3.91%) SANS
10 42 (3.82%) ISTQB
10 42 (3.82%) MCSE
11 41 (3.73%) GIAC
12 40 (3.64%) ISEB
13 25 (2.27%) Network+ Certification
14 24 (2.18%) Linux+ Certification
14 24 (2.18%) SSCP
15 23 (2.09%) CompTIA Security+
15 23 (2.09%) Security+ Certification
16 20 (1.82%) GCIA
17 18 (1.64%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (3.73%) SLA
2 32 (2.91%) QA
3 21 (1.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (0.91%) GPG13
5 7 (0.64%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.27%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.27%) ISO22301
7 2 (0.18%) TickIT
8 1 (0.091%) DO-178B
8 1 (0.091%) FATCA
8 1 (0.091%) IEC 61508
8 1 (0.091%) MISRA
8 1 (0.091%) MISRA C
System Software
1 121 (11.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 87 (7.91%) Active Directory
3 71 (6.45%) Docker
4 49 (4.45%) Hyper-V
5 36 (3.27%) vSphere
6 33 (3.00%) Snort
7 26 (2.36%) Oracle RAC
8 15 (1.36%) Dovecot
8 15 (1.36%) Postfix
8 15 (1.36%) Samba
9 9 (0.82%) KVM
10 8 (0.73%) NFS
10 8 (0.73%) VMware ESX
11 7 (0.64%) Firmware
11 7 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
11 7 (0.64%) XenServer
12 6 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
12 6 (0.55%) Xen
13 4 (0.36%) iptables
13 4 (0.36%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 104 (9.45%) Puppet
2 58 (5.27%) Opscode Chef
3 57 (5.18%) Ansible
4 54 (4.91%) Nagios
5 37 (3.36%) NetBackup
6 26 (2.36%) Oracle RMAN
7 18 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
7 18 (1.64%) SCCM
8 17 (1.55%) Data Guard
9 12 (1.09%) Nmap
10 11 (1.00%) SCOM
10 11 (1.00%) Tivoli
11 10 (0.91%) Backup Exec
11 10 (0.91%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 10 (0.91%) Salt
12 8 (0.73%) RSA enVision
12 8 (0.73%) Terraform
13 7 (0.64%) Cobbler
13 7 (0.64%) Grafana
14 6 (0.55%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 164 (14.91%) Oracle
2 160 (14.55%) VMware
3 133 (12.09%) Microsoft
4 96 (8.73%) Red Hat
5 74 (6.73%) SAP
6 68 (6.18%) Apple
7 65 (5.91%) Cisco
8 61 (5.55%) HP
9 41 (3.73%) IBM
10 28 (2.55%) ArcSight
11 23 (2.09%) Atlassian
12 22 (2.00%) Citrix
13 21 (1.91%) LogRhythm
13 21 (1.91%) Zend
14 17 (1.55%) PeopleSoft
15 16 (1.45%) Juniper
15 16 (1.45%) Splunk
16 15 (1.36%) CheckPoint
17 13 (1.18%) NetApp
17 13 (1.18%) Sun
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 18 hours ago
Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £34000 - £44000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £32,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits and excellent incentiv
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 45,000 plus benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Resource Group
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Benefits & Pension
Posted: 15 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits superb benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
IntaPeople
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + pension + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Spring Technology
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 60,000 plsu benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
IntaPeople
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Itecco
Salary: £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago