The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 46 52 20
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -32
Permanent jobs citing Linux 25 21 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 3.82% 3.45% 8.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.08% 19.63% 31.11%
Number of salaries quoted 22 12 35
Average salary £40,000 £37,750 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.96% +6.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,050 £36,000 £20,100
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £59,032 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +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 Swindon region.

Operating Systems Category
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
131 107 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 20.03% 17.57% 27.49%
Number of salaries quoted 101 89 119
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +8.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,250 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,648 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Linux
Salary Trend in Swindon

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

Linux Salary Trend in Swindon

Linux
Salary Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Swindon

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 17 (37.78%) Microsoft
2 15 (33.33%) UNIX
3 12 (26.67%) ITIL
3 12 (26.67%) Cisco
3 12 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (24.44%) CheckPoint
4 11 (24.44%) Windows
4 11 (24.44%) Solaris
5 10 (22.22%) OO
5 10 (22.22%) CSS
5 10 (22.22%) HTML
5 10 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 9 (20.00%) Firewall
6 9 (20.00%) VMware
6 9 (20.00%) MySQL
6 9 (20.00%) .NET
6 9 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 9 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 8 (17.78%) SaaS
7 8 (17.78%) MCP
7 8 (17.78%) Juniper
7 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (17.78%) MVC
8 7 (15.56%) Scrum
8 7 (15.56%) HP
8 7 (15.56%) OOD
8 7 (15.56%) WAN
8 7 (15.56%) SQL
8 7 (15.56%) C#
8 7 (15.56%) HTML5

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 4 (8.89%) IIS
2 3 (6.67%) Apache
3 2 (4.44%) WordPress
3 2 (4.44%) nginx
4 1 (2.22%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.44%) MS Office
3 1 (2.22%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.22%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.78%) SaaS
2 1 (2.22%) Heroku
2 1 (2.22%) GitHub
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.00%) Firewall
2 7 (15.56%) WAN
3 6 (13.33%) DHCP
3 6 (13.33%) TCP/IP
3 6 (13.33%) DNS
3 6 (13.33%) Network Security
4 5 (11.11%) VPN
5 4 (8.89%) LAN
5 4 (8.89%) VoIP
5 4 (8.89%) Ethernet
6 3 (6.67%) SNMP
7 2 (4.44%) Internet
8 1 (2.22%) NAS
8 1 (2.22%) SAN
8 1 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (2.22%) Wireless
8 1 (2.22%) SSH
8 1 (2.22%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.00%) MySQL
2 5 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.22%) Big Data
4 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (13.33%) Subversion
2 1 (2.22%) RSpec
2 1 (2.22%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.22%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (2.22%) Sublime Text
General
1 5 (11.11%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Retail
2 3 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.44%) Marketing
3 2 (4.44%) Games
3 2 (4.44%) Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (22.22%) Developer
2 8 (17.78%) Web Developer
3 6 (13.33%) C# Developer
3 6 (13.33%) C# Web Developer
3 6 (13.33%) Security Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Oracle DBA
4 5 (11.11%) DBA
4 5 (11.11%) Network Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Operations Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Server Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) PHP Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Tester
7 2 (4.44%) Team Leader
7 2 (4.44%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.22%) HTML
1 10 (22.22%) CSS
2 9 (20.00%) .NET
3 7 (15.56%) jQuery
3 7 (15.56%) HTML5
4 6 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 6 (13.33%) RESTful
4 6 (13.33%) NHibernate
4 6 (13.33%) JSON
4 6 (13.33%) XML
4 6 (13.33%) ASP.NET
4 6 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (2.22%) POSIX
5 1 (2.22%) LAMP
5 1 (2.22%) Ajax
5 1 (2.22%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (2.22%) MFC
5 1 (2.22%) STL
5 1 (2.22%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.44%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.22%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.22%) Grid Computing
4 1 (2.22%) Economics
4 1 (2.22%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.22%) Physics
4 1 (2.22%) Open Source
4 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (33.33%) UNIX
2 11 (24.44%) Windows
2 11 (24.44%) Solaris
3 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.67%) Ubuntu
4 3 (6.67%) Windows 2000
4 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.44%) Debian
5 2 (4.44%) CentOS
5 2 (4.44%) Android
6 1 (2.22%) Mac OS
6 1 (2.22%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (2.22%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.67%) ITIL
1 12 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (22.22%) OO
3 8 (17.78%) MVC
4 7 (15.56%) Scrum
4 7 (15.56%) OOD
5 6 (13.33%) Web Development
5 6 (13.33%) WFM
6 4 (8.89%) Configuration Management
7 3 (6.67%) PRINCE2
7 3 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (6.67%) ITIL V3
7 3 (6.67%) Change Control
7 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (6.67%) Mentoring
7 3 (6.67%) Coaching
8 2 (4.44%) Network Management
8 2 (4.44%) OO PHP
8 2 (4.44%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 7 (15.56%) C#
2 7 (15.56%) SQL
3 3 (6.67%) Shell Script
3 3 (6.67%) C++
3 3 (6.67%) PHP
4 2 (4.44%) Java
5 1 (2.22%) Ruby
5 1 (2.22%) PHP5
5 1 (2.22%) Python
5 1 (2.22%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (17.78%) MCP
2 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (13.33%) Degree
4 5 (11.11%) MCSE
5 4 (8.89%) CCNP
5 4 (8.89%) CCNA
5 4 (8.89%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (4.44%) PhD
6 2 (4.44%) CEH
6 2 (4.44%) JNCIS
6 2 (4.44%) OSCP
6 2 (4.44%) OSCE
7 1 (2.22%) HNC
7 1 (2.22%) HND
7 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.22%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) SLA
2 2 (4.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
1 5 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 4 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.67%) Active Directory
4 2 (4.44%) ProxySG
5 1 (2.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (11.11%) Data Guard
2 4 (8.89%) SCCM
2 4 (8.89%) SCOM
3 3 (6.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (6.67%) NetBackup
4 2 (4.44%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (2.22%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 17 (37.78%) Microsoft
2 12 (26.67%) Cisco
3 11 (24.44%) CheckPoint
4 9 (20.00%) VMware
5 8 (17.78%) Juniper
6 7 (15.56%) HP
7 6 (13.33%) Oracle
7 6 (13.33%) F5
8 5 (11.11%) Blue Coat
8 5 (11.11%) Sourcefire
9 4 (8.89%) Citrix
10 3 (6.67%) Sun
10 3 (6.67%) Crossbeam
11 2 (4.44%) Symantec
11 2 (4.44%) EMC
11 2 (4.44%) McAfee
12 1 (2.22%) IBM
12 1 (2.22%) Remedy
12 1 (2.22%) NetApp
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