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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 14 19 16
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 24 19 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chippenham 16.78% 10.61% 7.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.06% 46.34% 22.58%
Number of salaries quoted 24 19 4
Average salary £34,250 £37,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.43% -15.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,000 £46,750
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%
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
51 41 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chippenham 35.66% 22.91% 34.07%
Number of salaries quoted 49 41 26
Average salary £32,500 £33,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.98% -10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,500 £25,250
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 27 March 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Chippenham

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chippenham

For the 6 months to 27 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 45 (73.77%) UNIX
2 34 (55.74%) Security Cleared
3 33 (54.10%) ITIL
4 32 (52.46%) Oracle
5 29 (47.54%) Java
5 29 (47.54%) SC Cleared
6 25 (40.98%) Red Hat
7 24 (39.34%) SQL
7 24 (39.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 20 (32.79%) J2EE
9 19 (31.15%) PHP
9 19 (31.15%) Windows
9 19 (31.15%) Shell Script
9 19 (31.15%) Telecoms
9 19 (31.15%) Finance
9 19 (31.15%) VMware
9 19 (31.15%) Banking
10 18 (29.51%) Subversion
10 18 (29.51%) Solaris
10 18 (29.51%) HTML
10 18 (29.51%) PowerShell
11 17 (27.87%) Jenkins
11 17 (27.87%) Business Objects
11 17 (27.87%) WebLogic
11 17 (27.87%) Oracle Forms
11 17 (27.87%) JSP
11 17 (27.87%) Maven
12 16 (26.23%) XML
13 15 (24.59%) HP
13 15 (24.59%) Sun

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Chippenham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 17 (27.87%) WebLogic
2 13 (21.31%) Tomcat
3 7 (11.48%) WebSphere
3 7 (11.48%) Joomla!
3 7 (11.48%) JBoss
4 4 (6.56%) IIS
4 4 (6.56%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.64%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.64%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (4.92%) MS Excel
1 3 (4.92%) MS Visio
1 3 (4.92%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (6.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.56%) SaaS
2 2 (3.28%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.03%) SAN
2 7 (11.48%) DHCP
2 7 (11.48%) DNS
3 3 (4.92%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.64%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.64%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.84%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.64%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.64%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.64%) CouchDB
2 1 (1.64%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (1.64%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.64%) HBase
2 1 (1.64%) Big Data
2 1 (1.64%) Voldemort
2 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.64%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (29.51%) Subversion
2 17 (27.87%) Maven
2 17 (27.87%) Oracle Forms
2 17 (27.87%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.64%) Git (software)
General
1 19 (31.15%) Telecoms
1 19 (31.15%) Finance
1 19 (31.15%) Banking
2 3 (4.92%) Advertising
3 1 (1.64%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 19 (31.15%) Linux Engineer
2 18 (29.51%) Applications Support
3 11 (18.03%) Support Engineer
4 8 (13.11%) UNIX Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Development Manager
6 4 (6.56%) Software Development Manager
6 4 (6.56%) Team Leader
6 4 (6.56%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (6.56%) Software Manager
6 4 (6.56%) Software Team Leader
7 3 (4.92%) Linux Support
7 3 (4.92%) Software Development Team Leader
7 3 (4.92%) Administrator
7 3 (4.92%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.92%) Development Team Leader
7 3 (4.92%) Applications Support Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Server Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Technical Support
8 2 (3.28%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (32.79%) J2EE
2 18 (29.51%) HTML
3 17 (27.87%) JSP
4 16 (26.23%) XML
5 7 (11.48%) Ajax
6 4 (6.56%) .NET
6 4 (6.56%) Spring
7 3 (4.92%) POSIX
8 2 (3.28%) Middleware
8 2 (3.28%) Hibernate
8 2 (3.28%) Servlets
8 2 (3.28%) Struts
8 2 (3.28%) Web Services
8 2 (3.28%) JSF
8 2 (3.28%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.92%) Device Driver
3 2 (3.28%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.28%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.28%) Open Source
3 2 (3.28%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 45 (73.77%) UNIX
2 24 (39.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 19 (31.15%) Windows
4 18 (29.51%) Solaris
5 15 (24.59%) SUSE
6 9 (14.75%) HPUX
7 7 (11.48%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (4.92%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (1.64%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (54.10%) ITIL
2 9 (14.75%) Configuration Management
3 8 (13.11%) Project Management
3 8 (13.11%) PRINCE2
4 7 (11.48%) Migration
5 5 (8.20%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (8.20%) CRM
5 5 (8.20%) Process Management
5 5 (8.20%) Change Management
5 5 (8.20%) Software Engineering
6 3 (4.92%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (4.92%) High Availability
7 2 (3.28%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (3.28%) Web Application Development
7 2 (3.28%) DevOps
7 2 (3.28%) Mentoring
7 2 (3.28%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (3.28%) SOA
8 1 (1.64%) RAD
8 1 (1.64%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 29 (47.54%) Java
2 24 (39.34%) SQL
3 19 (31.15%) PHP
3 19 (31.15%) Shell Script
4 18 (29.51%) PowerShell
5 10 (16.39%) JavaScript
6 7 (11.48%) VBA
6 7 (11.48%) Delphi
6 7 (11.48%) Pascal
7 5 (8.20%) Python
7 5 (8.20%) PL/SQL
8 4 (6.56%) C
8 4 (6.56%) C++
9 2 (3.28%) Perl
9 2 (3.28%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.64%) Korn
Qualifications
1 34 (55.74%) Security Cleared
2 29 (47.54%) SC Cleared
3 14 (22.95%) Sun Certification
3 14 (22.95%) SCSA
4 12 (19.67%) RHCA
5 5 (8.20%) Degree
6 2 (3.28%) RHCSA
7 1 (1.64%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) QA
2 1 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (13.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (11.48%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.28%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (18.03%) NetBackup
2 9 (14.75%) Puppet
3 8 (13.11%) Nagios
4 7 (11.48%) WSUS
5 1 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.64%) Opsview
Vendors
1 32 (52.46%) Oracle
2 25 (40.98%) Red Hat
3 19 (31.15%) VMware
4 17 (27.87%) Business Objects
5 15 (24.59%) Symantec
5 15 (24.59%) Sun
5 15 (24.59%) HP
6 7 (11.48%) IBM
7 3 (4.92%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.64%) Twitter
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