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

Linux
England / South West
3 months to
23 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 16 15
Rank change year-on-year -3 -1  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 580 662 693
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 11.47% 12.41% 11.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 46.51% 47.12% 38.56%
Number of salaries quoted 507 563 585
Median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,150 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

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 1247 1405 1797
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 24.65% 26.34% 30.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1070 1223 1486
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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 May 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 May 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 -3 156 £45,000 - 15
Bristol -4 145 £40,000 +6.66% 39
Wiltshire 0 93 £40,000 - 12
Cornwall +14 56 £50,000 +117.39% 3
Devon +11 56 £30,000 -25.00% 2
Somerset -21 49 £43,750 +9.37% 12
Dorset -13 28 £42,500 +13.33% 12
Linux
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 (41.80%) Java
2 409 (36.45%) Windows
3 360 (32.09%) Agile Software Development
4 291 (25.94%) Python
5 288 (25.67%) Software Engineering
6 277 (24.69%) Unix
7 267 (23.80%) JavaScript
8 246 (21.93%) Security Cleared
9 232 (20.68%) C++
10 230 (20.50%) Finance
11 223 (19.88%) MySQL
12 220 (19.61%) Git (software)
13 191 (17.02%) PHP
14 190 (16.93%) SQL
15 186 (16.58%) HTML
16 178 (15.86%) MVC
16 178 (15.86%) Spring
17 177 (15.78%) Scrum
18 172 (15.33%) Degree
19 171 (15.24%) Telecoms
19 171 (15.24%) XML
20 166 (14.80%) TDD
21 159 (14.17%) Web Services
21 159 (14.17%) DevOps
22 157 (13.99%) C
23 156 (13.90%) MongoDB
23 156 (13.90%) REST
24 153 (13.64%) DV Cleared
25 148 (13.19%) Amazon AWS
26 147 (13.10%) Apache

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
1 147 (13.10%) Apache
2 124 (11.05%) JBoss
3 100 (8.91%) Tomcat
4 67 (5.97%) Mule
5 64 (5.70%) Mule ESB
6 63 (5.61%) WebLogic
7 50 (4.46%) WebSphere
8 46 (4.10%) Confluence
9 37 (3.30%) IIS
10 24 (2.14%) Alfresco
10 24 (2.14%) Elasticsearch
10 24 (2.14%) Joomla!
10 24 (2.14%) nginx
10 24 (2.14%) OpenStack
11 15 (1.34%) MS Exchange
12 12 (1.07%) Traefik
13 11 (0.98%) Apache Spark
13 11 (0.98%) SharePoint
14 10 (0.89%) Jetty
15 8 (0.71%) CMS
Applications
1 17 (1.52%) MS Visio
2 13 (1.16%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (1.07%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.18%) HipChat
6 1 (0.089%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.089%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 104 (9.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 12 (1.07%) Oracle EBS R12
3 9 (0.80%) Oracle Applications
3 9 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (0.62%) Oracle 11i
5 4 (0.36%) Maximo
5 4 (0.36%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.18%) Oracle ASCP
6 2 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.089%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.089%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.089%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.089%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.089%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 148 (13.19%) Amazon AWS
2 89 (7.93%) SaaS
3 66 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
4 37 (3.30%) GitHub
5 33 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
6 18 (1.60%) PaaS
7 15 (1.34%) IaaS
8 13 (1.16%) OpenShift
9 8 (0.71%) Amazon S3
10 6 (0.53%) Office 365
11 5 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
13 2 (0.18%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 2 (0.18%) G Suite
13 2 (0.18%) Heroku
14 1 (0.089%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 1 (0.089%) Amazon SQS
14 1 (0.089%) Google App Engine
14 1 (0.089%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 98 (8.73%) TCP/IP
2 89 (7.93%) Firewall
2 89 (7.93%) Internet
3 50 (4.46%) DNS
4 47 (4.19%) WAN
5 46 (4.10%) DHCP
5 46 (4.10%) LAN
6 39 (3.48%) HTTP
7 37 (3.30%) SAN
8 32 (2.85%) Network Security
9 29 (2.58%) Wireless
9 29 (2.58%) Wireshark
10 17 (1.52%) VPN
11 16 (1.43%) FTP
11 16 (1.43%) SMTP
12 14 (1.25%) DMZ
12 14 (1.25%) NAS
12 14 (1.25%) X.400
13 12 (1.07%) VLAN
14 11 (0.98%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 223 (19.88%) MySQL
2 156 (13.90%) MongoDB
3 106 (9.45%) NoSQL
4 90 (8.02%) SQL Server
5 68 (6.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 46 (4.10%) Relational Database
7 45 (4.01%) PostgreSQL
8 36 (3.21%) Oracle Database
9 24 (2.14%) MS Access
10 21 (1.87%) Oracle Database 11g
11 20 (1.78%) Apache Cassandra
11 20 (1.78%) Big Data
12 19 (1.69%) Hadoop
13 16 (1.43%) MariaDB
14 12 (1.07%) Oracle OWB
14 12 (1.07%) Redis
15 11 (0.98%) CouchDB
15 11 (0.98%) OrientDB
16 10 (0.89%) RDBMS
17 9 (0.80%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 220 (19.61%) Git (software)
2 143 (12.75%) JIRA
3 139 (12.39%) Jenkins
4 126 (11.23%) JUnit
5 82 (7.31%) Subversion
6 69 (6.15%) IntelliJ
6 69 (6.15%) Selenium
7 63 (5.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 62 (5.53%) Maven
9 47 (4.19%) Cucumber
10 40 (3.57%) Bitbucket
11 38 (3.39%) JMeter
12 25 (2.23%) Oracle Forms
13 24 (2.14%) EasyMock
14 21 (1.87%) TeamCity
15 18 (1.60%) LoadRunner
16 17 (1.52%) Eclipse
17 16 (1.43%) WebDriver
18 15 (1.34%) GCC
19 13 (1.16%) Visual Studio
General
1 230 (20.50%) Finance
2 171 (15.24%) Telecoms
3 140 (12.48%) Electronics
4 126 (11.23%) Manufacturing
5 116 (10.34%) Marketing
6 58 (5.17%) Retail
7 53 (4.72%) Games
8 33 (2.94%) Banking
9 13 (1.16%) Aerospace
10 10 (0.89%) Legal
11 6 (0.53%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.27%) Advertising
13 2 (0.18%) Back Office
13 2 (0.18%) Local Government
14 1 (0.089%) Billing
14 1 (0.089%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.089%) Military
14 1 (0.089%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 315 (28.07%) Developer
2 191 (17.02%) Software Engineer
3 126 (11.23%) Java Developer
4 101 (9.00%) Analyst
5 90 (8.02%) PHP Developer
6 78 (6.95%) Senior Developer
7 68 (6.06%) DevOps Engineer
8 64 (5.70%) C++ Software Engineer
9 63 (5.61%) Administrator
9 63 (5.61%) Java Engineer
10 60 (5.35%) Java Software Engineer
10 60 (5.35%) Linux Engineer
11 53 (4.72%) Systems Administrator
12 49 (4.37%) Systems Engineer
13 40 (3.57%) Applications Support
13 40 (3.57%) Web Developer
14 39 (3.48%) Software Developer
15 37 (3.30%) Security Engineer
16 36 (3.21%) Test Engineer
17 35 (3.12%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 186 (16.58%) HTML
2 178 (15.86%) Spring
3 171 (15.24%) XML
4 159 (14.17%) Web Services
5 156 (13.90%) REST
6 143 (12.75%) Hibernate
7 140 (12.48%) SOAP
8 133 (11.85%) CSS
9 114 (10.16%) JPA
10 103 (9.18%) JSON
11 99 (8.82%) AngularJS
12 93 (8.29%) Spring MVC
13 89 (7.93%) LAMP
14 79 (7.04%) Spring Integration
15 72 (6.42%) .NET
16 66 (5.88%) Apache Camel
17 64 (5.70%) J2EE
18 63 (5.61%) HTML5
19 61 (5.44%) jQuery
20 38 (3.39%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 96 (8.56%) Analytical Skills
2 89 (7.93%) Computer Science
3 62 (5.53%) Linux Command Line
4 34 (3.03%) Embedded Systems
5 28 (2.50%) Security Operations Centre
6 25 (2.23%) Management Information System
7 24 (2.14%) Wiki
8 21 (1.87%) Data Centre
9 18 (1.60%) CESG
10 17 (1.52%) User Experience
11 16 (1.43%) Client/Server
12 15 (1.34%) Cyberthreat
12 15 (1.34%) Fintech
13 13 (1.16%) Cyber Defence
14 12 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
14 12 (1.07%) NHS
15 11 (0.98%) Mobile App
16 10 (0.89%) Algorithms
16 10 (0.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
17 9 (0.80%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 409 (36.45%) Windows
2 277 (24.69%) Unix
3 99 (8.82%) Windows Server
4 88 (7.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 85 (7.58%) Android
6 75 (6.68%) Apple iOS
6 75 (6.68%) CentOS
7 64 (5.70%) Mac OS X
8 48 (4.28%) Windows Server 2012
9 44 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
10 41 (3.65%) Ubuntu
11 38 (3.39%) AIX
12 35 (3.12%) Solaris
13 24 (2.14%) Embedded Linux
14 20 (1.78%) Windows Server 2003
15 19 (1.69%) Debian
16 10 (0.89%) Mac OS
16 10 (0.89%) Windows XP
17 9 (0.80%) SUSE
17 9 (0.80%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 360 (32.09%) Agile Software Development
2 288 (25.67%) Software Engineering
3 178 (15.86%) MVC
4 177 (15.78%) Scrum
5 166 (14.80%) TDD
6 159 (14.17%) DevOps
7 144 (12.83%) ITIL
7 144 (12.83%) OO
8 131 (11.68%) Open Source
9 129 (11.50%) Continuous Integration
10 116 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
11 108 (9.63%) Cybersecurity
12 107 (9.54%) Programme Management
13 105 (9.36%) Digital Marketing
13 105 (9.36%) Test Automation
14 103 (9.18%) BDD
15 101 (9.00%) OOP
16 98 (8.73%) Integration Testing
17 94 (8.38%) Kanban
18 92 (8.20%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 469 (41.80%) Java
2 291 (25.94%) Python
3 267 (23.80%) JavaScript
4 232 (20.68%) C++
5 191 (17.02%) PHP
6 190 (16.93%) SQL
7 157 (13.99%) C
8 115 (10.25%) C#
9 107 (9.54%) Perl
10 98 (8.73%) Bash Shell
11 96 (8.56%) Ruby
12 65 (5.79%) PowerShell
13 45 (4.01%) Shell Script
14 26 (2.32%) Pascal
14 26 (2.32%) VBA
15 25 (2.23%) Groovy
16 24 (2.14%) Delphi
16 24 (2.14%) Embedded C++
17 20 (1.78%) Embedded C
18 17 (1.52%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 246 (21.93%) Security Cleared
2 172 (15.33%) Degree
3 153 (13.64%) DV Cleared
4 107 (9.54%) SC Cleared
5 55 (4.90%) CISSP
6 49 (4.37%) Cisco Certification
7 47 (4.19%) CCNA
8 31 (2.76%) SANS
9 30 (2.67%) GCIA
9 30 (2.67%) ISTQB
10 27 (2.41%) GCIH
10 27 (2.41%) GIAC
10 27 (2.41%) ISEB
11 15 (1.34%) CREST Certified
11 15 (1.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 15 (1.34%) Microsoft Certification
12 14 (1.25%) PhD
13 13 (1.16%) MCSE
13 13 (1.16%) RHCE
13 13 (1.16%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (4.10%) SLA
2 41 (3.65%) QA
3 25 (2.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.62%) ISO 9001
4 7 (0.62%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.45%) ISO22301
6 4 (0.36%) GPG13
7 2 (0.18%) TickIT
8 1 (0.089%) MISRA
8 1 (0.089%) MISRA C
System Software
1 93 (8.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 78 (6.95%) Docker
3 70 (6.24%) Active Directory
4 48 (4.28%) Snort
5 33 (2.94%) Hyper-V
5 33 (2.94%) vSphere
6 20 (1.78%) Oracle RAC
7 15 (1.34%) Postfix
8 14 (1.25%) Dovecot
8 14 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (0.62%) KVM
9 7 (0.62%) Samba
9 7 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
9 7 (0.62%) Xen
9 7 (0.62%) XenServer
10 6 (0.53%) Firmware
11 5 (0.45%) NFS
11 5 (0.45%) VirtualBox
11 5 (0.45%) VMware Workstation
12 4 (0.36%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 107 (9.54%) Puppet
2 73 (6.51%) Opscode Chef
3 72 (6.42%) Ansible
4 41 (3.65%) Nagios
5 22 (1.96%) NetBackup
6 21 (1.87%) Oracle RMAN
7 19 (1.69%) Nmap
8 17 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
9 13 (1.16%) Nessus
9 13 (1.16%) SCCM
10 12 (1.07%) Data Guard
11 11 (0.98%) Backup Exec
11 11 (0.98%) Salt
11 11 (0.98%) Terraform
12 10 (0.89%) Kubernetes
12 10 (0.89%) SCOM
13 9 (0.80%) Juju
13 9 (0.80%) RSA enVision
14 8 (0.71%) Host Intrusion Detection System
15 7 (0.62%) Graylog
Vendors
1 138 (12.30%) VMware
2 131 (11.68%) Oracle
3 116 (10.34%) Red Hat
4 112 (9.98%) Microsoft
5 104 (9.27%) SAP
6 81 (7.22%) Cisco
7 69 (6.15%) Apple
8 45 (4.01%) HP
9 38 (3.39%) LogRhythm
10 31 (2.76%) ArcSight
10 31 (2.76%) IBM
11 27 (2.41%) Juniper
12 22 (1.96%) Atlassian
12 22 (1.96%) Splunk
13 21 (1.87%) Zend
14 19 (1.69%) FireEye
15 16 (1.43%) Citrix
16 12 (1.07%) Apigee
16 12 (1.07%) PeopleSoft
17 10 (0.89%) AlienVault
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Wimborne, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + training and benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + stock + bens
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Talent International
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £46000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Talent International
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
DCV Technologies
Salary: From £40,000 to £46,000 per annum Excellent Salary and Benefits packag
Posted: 13 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Engage PSG
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Perks
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £22k - 25k per year + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Talent International
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + 5% Pension, Bonus, Life & Health
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £33000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £33000.00 - £41000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Competive Salary with excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
Explore Group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Optima Connections
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Venturi
Salary: £52000.00 per annum + Extremely competitive benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Penzance, Cornwall
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + PKG
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Service Care Solutions Recruitment
Salary: Salary Negotiable dependant on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago