The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chippenham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 13 31 11
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -20
Permanent jobs citing Linux 24 14 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chippenham 16.00% 7.22% 10.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 43.64% 38.89% 29.73%
Number of salaries quoted 24 14 8
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% -10.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Linux
Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chippenham region.

Operating Systems Category
Chippenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
55 36 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chippenham 36.67% 18.56% 35.24%
Number of salaries quoted 53 36 32
Average salary £37,500 £34,250 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.48% -13.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Chippenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Chippenham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Chippenham

Linux
Salary Trend in Chippenham

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

Linux Salary Trend in Chippenham

Linux
Salary Histogram in Chippenham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Chippenham region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Chippenham

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chippenham

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Chippenham region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux.

1 46 (69.70%) UNIX
2 42 (63.64%) ITIL
3 36 (54.55%) Security Cleared
4 31 (46.97%) SC Cleared
5 30 (45.45%) Java
5 30 (45.45%) SQL
5 30 (45.45%) Oracle
6 26 (39.39%) Red Hat
7 24 (36.36%) J2EE
8 23 (34.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 22 (33.33%) PowerShell
9 22 (33.33%) HTML
9 22 (33.33%) VMware
10 21 (31.82%) Subversion
11 20 (30.30%) Banking
11 20 (30.30%) Telecoms
11 20 (30.30%) Finance
11 20 (30.30%) PHP
11 20 (30.30%) Windows
12 19 (28.79%) Oracle Forms
12 19 (28.79%) Business Objects
12 19 (28.79%) WebLogic
12 19 (28.79%) JSP
12 19 (28.79%) Maven
12 19 (28.79%) Jenkins
13 18 (27.27%) HP
13 18 (27.27%) Shell Script
13 18 (27.27%) Symantec
14 16 (24.24%) Solaris
14 16 (24.24%) XML

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Chippenham by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Chippenham region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (28.79%) WebLogic
2 9 (13.64%) JBoss
2 9 (13.64%) Tomcat
3 7 (10.61%) WebSphere
3 7 (10.61%) Joomla!
4 2 (3.03%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (4.55%) MS Excel
1 3 (4.55%) MS Visio
1 3 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.15%) SAN
2 7 (10.61%) DNS
2 7 (10.61%) DHCP
3 3 (4.55%) Ethernet
4 2 (3.03%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.52%) Firewall
5 1 (1.52%) MRTG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.55%) Big Data
2 2 (3.03%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (31.82%) Subversion
2 19 (28.79%) Oracle Forms
2 19 (28.79%) Maven
2 19 (28.79%) Jenkins
General
1 20 (30.30%) Banking
1 20 (30.30%) Telecoms
1 20 (30.30%) Finance
2 3 (4.55%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 19 (28.79%) Applications Support
2 17 (25.76%) Linux Engineer
3 11 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 7 (10.61%) UNIX Engineer
5 4 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (6.06%) Software Development Manager
5 4 (6.06%) Team Leader
5 4 (6.06%) Software Team Leader
5 4 (6.06%) Software Manager
5 4 (6.06%) Analyst
5 4 (6.06%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (6.06%) Development Manager
6 3 (4.55%) Technical Support
6 3 (4.55%) Software Development Team Leader
6 3 (4.55%) Linux Support
6 3 (4.55%) Development Team Leader
6 3 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (3.03%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (3.03%) Linux Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (36.36%) J2EE
2 22 (33.33%) HTML
3 19 (28.79%) JSP
4 16 (24.24%) XML
5 7 (10.61%) Ajax
6 4 (6.06%) Java EE
6 4 (6.06%) Spring
7 3 (4.55%) POSIX
8 2 (3.03%) Hibernate
8 2 (3.03%) JSF
8 2 (3.03%) Servlets
8 2 (3.03%) Struts
8 2 (3.03%) Web Services
8 2 (3.03%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.55%) Device Driver
4 2 (3.03%) Open Source
4 2 (3.03%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (3.03%) Statistics
4 2 (3.03%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 46 (69.70%) UNIX
2 23 (34.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 20 (30.30%) Windows
4 16 (24.24%) Solaris
5 15 (22.73%) SUSE
6 9 (13.64%) HPUX
7 7 (10.61%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (4.55%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (63.64%) ITIL
2 8 (12.12%) PRINCE2
2 8 (12.12%) Configuration Management
2 8 (12.12%) Project Management
2 8 (12.12%) Migration
3 5 (7.58%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (7.58%) Time Management
3 5 (7.58%) Process Management
3 5 (7.58%) Change Management
3 5 (7.58%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (6.06%) Software Engineering
5 3 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (4.55%) Service Delivery
5 3 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (4.55%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (3.03%) Mentoring
6 2 (3.03%) Web Application Development
6 2 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (45.45%) Java
1 30 (45.45%) SQL
2 22 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 20 (30.30%) PHP
4 18 (27.27%) Shell Script
5 9 (13.64%) VBA
5 9 (13.64%) JavaScript
5 9 (13.64%) Delphi
6 7 (10.61%) Pascal
7 5 (7.58%) PL/SQL
8 3 (4.55%) C
8 3 (4.55%) C++
8 3 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 36 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 31 (46.97%) SC Cleared
3 13 (19.70%) Sun Certification
3 13 (19.70%) SCSA
4 12 (18.18%) RHCA
5 2 (3.03%) VCP4
6 1 (1.52%) Degree
6 1 (1.52%) MBA
6 1 (1.52%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.58%) SLA
2 1 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 11 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (12.12%) Active Directory
3 4 (6.06%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 14 (21.21%) NetBackup
2 8 (12.12%) Nagios
3 7 (10.61%) Puppet
3 7 (10.61%) WSUS
4 1 (1.52%) Check_MK
Vendors
1 30 (45.45%) Oracle
2 26 (39.39%) Red Hat
3 22 (33.33%) VMware
4 19 (28.79%) Business Objects
5 18 (27.27%) HP
5 18 (27.27%) Symantec
6 14 (21.21%) Sun
7 7 (10.61%) IBM
8 3 (4.55%) Microsoft
9 1 (1.52%) Remedy
9 1 (1.52%) Cisco
9 1 (1.52%) Juniper
9 1 (1.52%) Twitter
9 1 (1.52%) F5
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