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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 13 29 14
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -15
Permanent jobs citing Linux 31 6 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chippenham 18.24% 4.17% 8.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 45.59% 25.00% 20.83%
Number of salaries quoted 31 4 7
Average salary £38,000 £38,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.93% -3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,050 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +2.56%
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
68 24 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chippenham 40.00% 16.67% 39.34%
Number of salaries quoted 68 22 39
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £26,500
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 27 January 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Chippenham

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chippenham

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 47 (61.04%) ITIL
2 46 (59.74%) UNIX
3 35 (45.45%) Oracle
4 32 (41.56%) Java
4 32 (41.56%) Security Cleared
5 31 (40.26%) Red Hat
6 30 (38.96%) SQL
6 30 (38.96%) Windows
7 28 (36.36%) SC Cleared
8 25 (32.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 25 (32.47%) VMware
9 22 (28.57%) HP
10 21 (27.27%) Symantec
11 20 (25.97%) J2EE
11 20 (25.97%) HTML
11 20 (25.97%) Subversion
11 20 (25.97%) PowerShell
12 19 (24.68%) XML
13 18 (23.38%) Solaris
13 18 (23.38%) Shell Script
13 18 (23.38%) NetBackup
14 17 (22.08%) Telecoms
14 17 (22.08%) Finance
14 17 (22.08%) Banking
14 17 (22.08%) PHP
15 16 (20.78%) Business Objects
15 16 (20.78%) WebLogic
15 16 (20.78%) JSP
15 16 (20.78%) Oracle Forms
15 16 (20.78%) SUSE

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Chippenham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 16 (20.78%) WebLogic
2 10 (12.99%) JBoss
3 8 (10.39%) Tomcat
3 8 (10.39%) WebSphere
4 7 (9.09%) Joomla!
5 3 (3.90%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (3.90%) MS Excel
1 3 (3.90%) MS Visio
1 3 (3.90%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.29%) SAN
2 7 (9.09%) DHCP
2 7 (9.09%) DNS
3 4 (5.19%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.90%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.30%) Firewall
5 1 (1.30%) MRTG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.49%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.90%) Big Data
3 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (25.97%) Subversion
2 16 (20.78%) Maven
2 16 (20.78%) Jenkins
2 16 (20.78%) Oracle Forms
General
1 17 (22.08%) Telecoms
1 17 (22.08%) Finance
1 17 (22.08%) Banking
2 1 (1.30%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (22.08%) Applications Support
2 16 (20.78%) Linux Engineer
3 14 (18.18%) Support Engineer
4 8 (10.39%) UNIX Engineer
4 8 (10.39%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (9.09%) Analyst
6 6 (7.79%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (7.79%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (6.49%) Technical Architect
7 5 (6.49%) Architect
7 5 (6.49%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (6.49%) Support Analyst
8 4 (5.19%) Technical Support
9 3 (3.90%) Development Manager
9 3 (3.90%) Server Engineer
9 3 (3.90%) Applications Support Analyst
9 3 (3.90%) Software Development Manager
9 3 (3.90%) Team Leader
9 3 (3.90%) Development Team Leader
9 3 (3.90%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (25.97%) HTML
1 20 (25.97%) J2EE
2 19 (24.68%) XML
3 16 (20.78%) JSP
4 7 (9.09%) Ajax
5 5 (6.49%) Java EE
6 4 (5.19%) Spring
6 4 (5.19%) JSF
7 3 (3.90%) POSIX
8 2 (2.60%) Middleware
9 1 (1.30%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.39%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.49%) Client/Server
2 5 (6.49%) Statistics
2 5 (6.49%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (6.49%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.90%) Device Driver
4 2 (2.60%) AS400
4 2 (2.60%) Open Source
5 1 (1.30%) GIS
5 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 46 (59.74%) UNIX
2 30 (38.96%) Windows
3 25 (32.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (23.38%) Solaris
5 16 (20.78%) SUSE
6 10 (12.99%) HPUX
7 9 (11.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (3.90%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (61.04%) ITIL
2 10 (12.99%) Configuration Management
2 10 (12.99%) Time Management
3 9 (11.69%) Project Management
4 8 (10.39%) Service Delivery
4 8 (10.39%) PRINCE2
4 8 (10.39%) Migration
4 8 (10.39%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (9.09%) Change Management
5 7 (9.09%) Process Management
6 6 (7.79%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (7.79%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (7.79%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (7.79%) Network Monitoring
7 5 (6.49%) Software Engineering
8 4 (5.19%) Business Analysis
8 4 (5.19%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (5.19%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (3.90%) UML
Programming Languages
1 32 (41.56%) Java
2 30 (38.96%) SQL
3 20 (25.97%) PowerShell
4 18 (23.38%) Shell Script
5 17 (22.08%) PHP
6 10 (12.99%) VBA
6 10 (12.99%) Delphi
7 7 (9.09%) Pascal
7 7 (9.09%) PL/SQL
7 7 (9.09%) JavaScript
8 3 (3.90%) C
8 3 (3.90%) C++
8 3 (3.90%) Python
Qualifications
1 32 (41.56%) Security Cleared
2 28 (36.36%) SC Cleared
3 14 (18.18%) Sun Certification
3 14 (18.18%) SCSA
4 13 (16.88%) RHCA
5 1 (1.30%) Degree
5 1 (1.30%) MBA
5 1 (1.30%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.58%) SLA
2 3 (3.90%) QA
System Software
1 14 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (10.39%) Active Directory
3 7 (9.09%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 18 (23.38%) NetBackup
2 8 (10.39%) Nagios
3 7 (9.09%) WSUS
3 7 (9.09%) Puppet
4 1 (1.30%) Check_MK
4 1 (1.30%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (1.30%) Legato
4 1 (1.30%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 35 (45.45%) Oracle
2 31 (40.26%) Red Hat
3 25 (32.47%) VMware
4 22 (28.57%) HP
5 21 (27.27%) Symantec
6 16 (20.78%) Business Objects
7 14 (18.18%) Sun
8 9 (11.69%) IBM
9 5 (6.49%) Microsoft
10 1 (1.30%) Cisco
10 1 (1.30%) EMC
10 1 (1.30%) Juniper
10 1 (1.30%) CommVault
10 1 (1.30%) NetApp
10 1 (1.30%) Veritas
10 1 (1.30%) Remedy
10 1 (1.30%) 3PAR
10 1 (1.30%) F5
10 1 (1.30%) Twitter
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