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

Linux
England / South West
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 16 16
Rank change year-on-year -2 0  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 639 637 751
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 12.06% 12.16% 12.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 48.45% 46.94% 40.27%
Number of salaries quoted 559 545 629
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £55,000 £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 1319 1357 1865
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 24.90% 25.91% 31.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1128 1174 1571
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
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 23 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 23 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 -9 172 £40,000 +14.28% 42
Gloucestershire -3 159 £45,000 - 14
Wiltshire +3 96 £41,750 +4.37% 12
Cornwall +11 57 £50,000 +117.39% 6
Dorset -2 54 £40,000 +6.66% 11
Somerset -10 52 £36,750 -8.12% 10
Devon +14 50 £29,750 -25.62% 3
Linux
England

For the 6 months to 23 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.

1 469 (39.58%) Java
2 445 (37.55%) Windows
3 354 (29.87%) Agile Software Development
4 317 (26.75%) Software Engineering
5 288 (24.30%) Python
6 283 (23.88%) Unix
7 276 (23.29%) JavaScript
8 238 (20.08%) Finance
8 238 (20.08%) Security Cleared
9 231 (19.49%) C++
10 224 (18.90%) Git (software)
11 219 (18.48%) MySQL
12 201 (16.96%) PHP
13 200 (16.88%) SQL
14 189 (15.95%) HTML
15 187 (15.78%) DevOps
16 180 (15.19%) Telecoms
17 174 (14.68%) Scrum
18 170 (14.35%) MVC
19 169 (14.26%) XML
19 169 (14.26%) Amazon AWS
20 168 (14.18%) Degree
21 166 (14.01%) Spring
22 160 (13.50%) TDD
23 158 (13.33%) C
24 156 (13.16%) Web Services
25 155 (13.08%) Apache
25 155 (13.08%) Continuous Integration
26 153 (12.91%) VMware
27 151 (12.74%) 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
1 155 (13.08%) Apache
2 109 (9.20%) JBoss
3 95 (8.02%) Tomcat
4 57 (4.81%) Mule
4 57 (4.81%) WebLogic
5 55 (4.64%) Mule ESB
6 49 (4.14%) Confluence
7 47 (3.97%) WebSphere
8 41 (3.46%) IIS
9 31 (2.62%) OpenStack
10 30 (2.53%) nginx
11 23 (1.94%) Elasticsearch
12 22 (1.86%) Alfresco
12 22 (1.86%) Joomla!
13 19 (1.60%) MS Exchange
14 11 (0.93%) Jetty
14 11 (0.93%) Traefik
15 10 (0.84%) SharePoint
16 8 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
17 7 (0.59%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 17 (1.43%) MS Visio
2 12 (1.01%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (0.84%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.17%) HipChat
4 2 (0.17%) Simulink
5 1 (0.084%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.084%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 110 (9.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 12 (1.01%) Oracle EBS R12
3 10 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (0.68%) Oracle Applications
5 7 (0.59%) Oracle 11i
6 5 (0.42%) Oracle ERP
7 4 (0.34%) 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
1 169 (14.26%) Amazon AWS
2 80 (6.75%) SaaS
3 75 (6.33%) Amazon EC2
4 41 (3.46%) GitHub
5 37 (3.12%) Microsoft Azure
6 14 (1.18%) OpenShift
6 14 (1.18%) PaaS
7 12 (1.01%) AWS CloudFormation
7 12 (1.01%) IaaS
8 11 (0.93%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 9 (0.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 8 (0.68%) Office 365
11 7 (0.59%) Amazon S3
12 5 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
13 4 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
14 2 (0.17%) G Suite
14 2 (0.17%) Heroku
15 1 (0.084%) Amazon SQS
15 1 (0.084%) Google App Engine
15 1 (0.084%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 105 (8.86%) TCP/IP
2 100 (8.44%) Firewall
3 89 (7.51%) Internet
4 57 (4.81%) DNS
5 48 (4.05%) DHCP
6 46 (3.88%) LAN
6 46 (3.88%) WAN
7 43 (3.63%) HTTP
8 33 (2.78%) SAN
9 32 (2.70%) Network Security
10 31 (2.62%) Wireshark
11 23 (1.94%) Wireless
12 18 (1.52%) FTP
13 16 (1.35%) SMTP
14 15 (1.27%) NAS
14 15 (1.27%) VPN
15 14 (1.18%) DMZ
15 14 (1.18%) VLAN
15 14 (1.18%) X.400
16 13 (1.10%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 219 (18.48%) MySQL
2 146 (12.32%) MongoDB
3 105 (8.86%) NoSQL
4 91 (7.68%) SQL Server
5 67 (5.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 58 (4.89%) Relational Database
7 47 (3.97%) PostgreSQL
8 37 (3.12%) Oracle Database
9 22 (1.86%) MS Access
10 20 (1.69%) Big Data
10 20 (1.69%) MariaDB
11 19 (1.60%) Apache Cassandra
12 18 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
13 13 (1.10%) Hadoop
14 12 (1.01%) Redis
15 10 (0.84%) CouchDB
16 9 (0.76%) Amazon RDS
16 9 (0.76%) Blockchain
16 9 (0.76%) Oracle OWB
17 8 (0.68%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 224 (18.90%) Git (software)
2 147 (12.41%) JIRA
3 139 (11.73%) Jenkins
4 117 (9.87%) JUnit
5 85 (7.17%) Subversion
6 71 (5.99%) IntelliJ
7 68 (5.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 63 (5.32%) Selenium
9 60 (5.06%) Maven
10 44 (3.71%) Bitbucket
11 38 (3.21%) Cucumber
12 35 (2.95%) JMeter
13 28 (2.36%) TeamCity
14 25 (2.11%) EasyMock
15 22 (1.86%) Oracle Forms
16 20 (1.69%) Eclipse
17 17 (1.43%) WebDriver
18 15 (1.27%) Ant
18 15 (1.27%) GCC
18 15 (1.27%) Mockito
General
1 238 (20.08%) Finance
2 180 (15.19%) Telecoms
3 151 (12.74%) Electronics
4 128 (10.80%) Manufacturing
5 121 (10.21%) Marketing
6 52 (4.39%) Retail
7 49 (4.14%) Games
8 32 (2.70%) Banking
9 11 (0.93%) Aerospace
10 5 (0.42%) Legal
11 4 (0.34%) Advertising
11 4 (0.34%) Military
11 4 (0.34%) Private Banking
12 2 (0.17%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.17%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.17%) Local Government
13 1 (0.084%) Automotive
13 1 (0.084%) Back Office
13 1 (0.084%) Billing
13 1 (0.084%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 330 (27.85%) Developer
2 212 (17.89%) Software Engineer
3 126 (10.63%) Java Developer
4 114 (9.62%) Analyst
5 94 (7.93%) PHP Developer
6 86 (7.26%) DevOps Engineer
7 84 (7.09%) Senior Developer
8 76 (6.41%) Linux Engineer
9 73 (6.16%) Java Engineer
10 71 (5.99%) C++ Software Engineer
11 70 (5.91%) Java Software Engineer
12 69 (5.82%) Administrator
13 58 (4.89%) Systems Administrator
14 55 (4.64%) Systems Engineer
15 53 (4.47%) Applications Support
16 52 (4.39%) Software Developer
17 45 (3.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 43 (3.63%) Linux Systems Engineer
19 41 (3.46%) Web Developer
20 40 (3.38%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 189 (15.95%) HTML
2 169 (14.26%) XML
3 166 (14.01%) Spring
4 156 (13.16%) Web Services
5 148 (12.49%) REST
6 136 (11.48%) CSS
7 129 (10.89%) Hibernate
7 129 (10.89%) SOAP
8 107 (9.03%) JPA
9 97 (8.19%) AngularJS
10 94 (7.93%) .NET
11 92 (7.76%) LAMP
12 88 (7.43%) JSON
13 79 (6.67%) Spring MVC
14 74 (6.24%) Spring Integration
15 63 (5.32%) J2EE
16 61 (5.15%) jQuery
17 57 (4.81%) HTML5
18 55 (4.64%) Apache Camel
19 36 (3.04%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 92 (7.76%) Analytical Skills
2 91 (7.68%) Computer Science
3 68 (5.74%) Linux Command Line
4 40 (3.38%) Embedded Systems
5 32 (2.70%) Security Operations Centre
6 28 (2.36%) Management Information System
7 24 (2.03%) Client/Server
8 23 (1.94%) Wiki
9 22 (1.86%) Data Centre
10 21 (1.77%) User Experience
11 19 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
12 18 (1.52%) Cyberthreat
13 16 (1.35%) CESG
14 15 (1.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 15 (1.27%) NHS
15 14 (1.18%) Fintech
15 14 (1.18%) Mobile App
16 12 (1.01%) iPad
17 11 (0.93%) Private Cloud
18 10 (0.84%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 445 (37.55%) Windows
2 283 (23.88%) Unix
3 122 (10.30%) Windows Server
4 88 (7.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 87 (7.34%) CentOS
6 78 (6.58%) Android
7 75 (6.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 67 (5.65%) Apple iOS
9 58 (4.89%) Windows Server 2008
10 50 (4.22%) Mac OS X
11 47 (3.97%) Ubuntu
12 39 (3.29%) AIX
13 35 (2.95%) Solaris
14 27 (2.28%) Embedded Linux
15 21 (1.77%) Windows Server 2003
16 17 (1.43%) Debian
17 12 (1.01%) Windows XP
18 11 (0.93%) SUSE
19 10 (0.84%) Mac OS
20 9 (0.76%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 354 (29.87%) Agile Software Development
2 317 (26.75%) Software Engineering
3 187 (15.78%) DevOps
4 174 (14.68%) Scrum
5 170 (14.35%) MVC
6 160 (13.50%) TDD
7 155 (13.08%) Continuous Integration
8 148 (12.49%) Open Source
9 140 (11.81%) ITIL
10 138 (11.65%) OO
11 119 (10.04%) Business Intelligence
12 113 (9.54%) Digital Marketing
13 110 (9.28%) Programme Management
14 100 (8.44%) OOP
15 98 (8.27%) Cybersecurity
16 95 (8.02%) BDD
17 90 (7.59%) Test Automation
18 88 (7.43%) Integration Testing
18 88 (7.43%) Kanban
19 79 (6.67%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 469 (39.58%) Java
2 288 (24.30%) Python
3 276 (23.29%) JavaScript
4 231 (19.49%) C++
5 201 (16.96%) PHP
6 200 (16.88%) SQL
7 158 (13.33%) C
8 114 (9.62%) C#
9 108 (9.11%) Bash Shell
10 95 (8.02%) Perl
11 90 (7.59%) Ruby
12 82 (6.92%) PowerShell
13 53 (4.47%) Shell Script
14 31 (2.62%) Groovy
15 27 (2.28%) Embedded C
16 24 (2.03%) Pascal
16 24 (2.03%) VBA
17 23 (1.94%) Embedded C++
18 22 (1.86%) Delphi
19 15 (1.27%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 238 (20.08%) Security Cleared
2 168 (14.18%) Degree
3 137 (11.56%) DV Cleared
4 118 (9.96%) SC Cleared
5 61 (5.15%) CISSP
6 53 (4.47%) Computer Science Degree
7 44 (3.71%) Cisco Certification
8 42 (3.54%) CCNA
9 35 (2.95%) GCIA
10 33 (2.78%) SANS
11 30 (2.53%) GCIH
12 24 (2.03%) ISTQB
13 23 (1.94%) GIAC
14 20 (1.69%) ISEB
15 18 (1.52%) CREST Certified
15 18 (1.52%) RHCE
15 18 (1.52%) RHCSA
16 15 (1.27%) CISM
16 15 (1.27%) RHCA
17 14 (1.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (3.71%) SLA
2 37 (3.12%) QA
3 30 (2.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 8 (0.68%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.42%) ISO 22301
6 5 (0.42%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.34%) GPG13
8 2 (0.17%) MISRA
8 2 (0.17%) MISRA C
8 2 (0.17%) TickIT
System Software
1 95 (8.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 91 (7.68%) Docker
3 74 (6.24%) Active Directory
4 53 (4.47%) Snort
5 39 (3.29%) vSphere
6 27 (2.28%) Hyper-V
7 21 (1.77%) VMware ESXi
8 17 (1.43%) Oracle RAC
9 15 (1.27%) Postfix
10 14 (1.18%) Dovecot
11 10 (0.84%) NFS
12 9 (0.76%) KVM
13 8 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
13 8 (0.68%) Xen
14 6 (0.51%) XenServer
15 5 (0.42%) VMware Workstation
15 5 (0.42%) XenApp
16 4 (0.34%) Firmware
16 4 (0.34%) MetaFrame
16 4 (0.34%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 122 (10.30%) Puppet
2 90 (7.59%) Ansible
3 74 (6.24%) Opscode Chef
4 38 (3.21%) Nagios
5 22 (1.86%) Nessus
6 19 (1.60%) Nmap
7 18 (1.52%) Oracle RMAN
8 17 (1.43%) NetBackup
9 13 (1.10%) SCCM
9 13 (1.10%) Terraform
10 12 (1.01%) Backup Exec
10 12 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
11 11 (0.93%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 11 (0.93%) Juju
11 11 (0.93%) Salt
11 11 (0.93%) SCOM
12 10 (0.84%) Kubernetes
13 9 (0.76%) Data Guard
13 9 (0.76%) RSA enVision
14 8 (0.68%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 153 (12.91%) VMware
2 129 (10.89%) Oracle
3 127 (10.72%) Red Hat
4 114 (9.62%) Microsoft
5 111 (9.37%) SAP
6 91 (7.68%) Cisco
7 60 (5.06%) Apple
8 45 (3.80%) LogRhythm
9 40 (3.38%) HP
10 32 (2.70%) ArcSight
11 30 (2.53%) IBM
12 28 (2.36%) Splunk
13 27 (2.28%) Atlassian
13 27 (2.28%) Juniper
14 20 (1.69%) Zend
15 19 (1.60%) FireEye
16 15 (1.27%) Acunetix
16 15 (1.27%) AlienVault
16 15 (1.27%) Citrix
16 15 (1.27%) Rapid7
Bristol, Avon
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £95k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Wimborne, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + training and benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £41000 - £66000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Ventula Consulting Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum 45,000 - 55,000
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + substantial benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Alpha IT Resourcing
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + security clearance
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k DoE plus stock options
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent + benefits + options
Posted: Yesterday
Somerset
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + up to 37 days hol, 15% pension, Flex
Posted: Yesterday
Falmouth, Cornwall
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
n-tier selection limited
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + 36 days holiday + lots more!
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Stott & May
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Reed Technology
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Competive Salary with excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000-£60,000 + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + 30 days holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits superb benefits
Posted: 3 days ago