The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Street 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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Somerset / Street
Rank 9 19 16
Rank change year-on-year +10 -3  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 5 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Street 20.83% 5.17% 2.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 50.00% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 1
Median salary £40,000 £30,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -40.00%  
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 Street with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Street
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 5 6 6
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Street 20.83% 10.34% 17.14%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 6
Median salary £40,000 £47,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.78% +17.28%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Street

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Street 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 Street

Linux
Salary Trend in Street

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

Salary trend for Linux in Street

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Street

For the 6 months to 25 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 Street region with a requirement for Linux.

1 11 (84.62%) Windows
1 11 (84.62%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (61.54%) Apache
3 7 (53.85%) Git (software)
4 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (46.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (46.15%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (46.15%) SaaS
4 6 (46.15%) PaaS
4 6 (46.15%) ITIL V3
4 6 (46.15%) IaaS
4 6 (46.15%) VMware
4 6 (46.15%) Banking
4 6 (46.15%) TOGAF
4 6 (46.15%) Degree
4 6 (46.15%) Load Balancing
4 6 (46.15%) Wealth Management
4 6 (46.15%) Tomcat
4 6 (46.15%) DHCP
4 6 (46.15%) VPN
4 6 (46.15%) DNS
4 6 (46.15%) Cisco
4 6 (46.15%) IBM
4 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
4 6 (46.15%) CCNA
4 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
4 6 (46.15%) EMC
4 6 (46.15%) Citrix
4 6 (46.15%) Cisco Certification

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Street 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 8 (61.54%) Apache
2 6 (46.15%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (46.15%) IIS
2 6 (46.15%) JBoss
2 6 (46.15%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 11 (84.62%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (46.15%) IaaS
2 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (46.15%) PaaS
2 6 (46.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) DHCP
1 6 (46.15%) DNS
1 6 (46.15%) SAN
1 6 (46.15%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Git (software)
2 5 (38.46%) Geb
2 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
2 5 (38.46%) JIRA
2 5 (38.46%) JMeter
2 5 (38.46%) JUnit
2 5 (38.46%) Selenium
2 5 (38.46%) Spock
2 5 (38.46%) Travis CI
General
1 6 (46.15%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Architect
1 6 (46.15%) Cloud Architect
1 6 (46.15%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
1 6 (46.15%) Infrastructure Architect
2 5 (38.46%) Software Test Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Test Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Web Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) Middleware
2 2 (15.38%) LAMP
2 2 (15.38%) Node.js
2 2 (15.38%) Symfony
2 2 (15.38%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Data Centre
1 6 (46.15%) Hybrid Cloud
1 6 (46.15%) Public Cloud
1 6 (46.15%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (46.15%) Windows Server
3 2 (15.38%) CentOS
3 2 (15.38%) Debian
3 2 (15.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) DevOps
1 6 (46.15%) Identity Management
1 6 (46.15%) IT Strategy
1 6 (46.15%) ITIL
1 6 (46.15%) ITIL V3
1 6 (46.15%) Line Management
1 6 (46.15%) Load Balancing
1 6 (46.15%) Mentoring
1 6 (46.15%) Mobile Device Management
1 6 (46.15%) PRINCE2
1 6 (46.15%) TOGAF
1 6 (46.15%) Wealth Management
2 5 (38.46%) Data Management
2 5 (38.46%) Manual Testing
2 5 (38.46%) SDLC
2 5 (38.46%) Software Testing
2 5 (38.46%) Unit Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (15.38%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) Groovy
1 5 (38.46%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
2 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
2 2 (15.38%) Perl
2 2 (15.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) CCNA
1 6 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (46.15%) Degree
1 6 (46.15%) EMC Certification
1 6 (46.15%) MCSE
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
1 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Cisco
1 6 (46.15%) Citrix
1 6 (46.15%) EMC
1 6 (46.15%) IBM
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
1 6 (46.15%) Oracle
1 6 (46.15%) Software AG
1 6 (46.15%) VMware