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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 37 57 19
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -38
Permanent jobs citing Linux 28 14 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 4.65% 2.46% 9.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.73% 14.00% 32.12%
Number of salaries quoted 21 8 46
Average salary £44,500 £41,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.22% +20.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £37,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £67,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
118 100 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 19.60% 17.61% 29.84%
Number of salaries quoted 94 86 146
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,850 £30,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,648 £45,000 £48,500
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 19 December 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Swindon

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 18 (34.62%) UNIX
2 17 (32.69%) Microsoft
3 15 (28.85%) Windows
3 15 (28.85%) Solaris
4 14 (26.92%) Cisco
4 14 (26.92%) ITIL
4 14 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (25.00%) CheckPoint
6 12 (23.08%) MySQL
6 12 (23.08%) JavaScript
6 12 (23.08%) HTML
7 11 (21.15%) Firewall
7 11 (21.15%) OO
7 11 (21.15%) CSS
8 10 (19.23%) Juniper
8 10 (19.23%) .NET
9 9 (17.31%) SC Cleared
9 9 (17.31%) Security Cleared
9 9 (17.31%) SQL
9 9 (17.31%) Oracle
9 9 (17.31%) VMware
9 9 (17.31%) MVC
10 8 (15.38%) F5
10 8 (15.38%) C#
10 8 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (15.38%) MCP
10 8 (15.38%) TCP/IP
10 8 (15.38%) jQuery
10 8 (15.38%) SaaS
11 7 (13.46%) HTML5

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 6 (11.54%) Apache
2 4 (7.69%) IIS
3 3 (5.77%) WordPress
3 3 (5.77%) nginx
4 2 (3.85%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.92%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.85%) MS Office
3 1 (1.92%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.92%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.38%) SaaS
2 1 (1.92%) Heroku
2 1 (1.92%) GitHub
2 1 (1.92%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 11 (21.15%) Firewall
2 8 (15.38%) TCP/IP
3 7 (13.46%) WAN
4 6 (11.54%) DHCP
4 6 (11.54%) DNS
4 6 (11.54%) Network Security
5 5 (9.62%) VPN
6 4 (7.69%) LAN
6 4 (7.69%) VoIP
6 4 (7.69%) Ethernet
7 3 (5.77%) SNMP
7 3 (5.77%) NAS
8 2 (3.85%) Internet
9 1 (1.92%) SAN
9 1 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.92%) Wireless
9 1 (1.92%) SSH
9 1 (1.92%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (23.08%) MySQL
2 6 (11.54%) Oracle Database
3 5 (9.62%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.92%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.92%) Big Data
5 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.92%) OLAP
5 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.92%) OLTP
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (11.54%) Subversion
2 1 (1.92%) RSpec
2 1 (1.92%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.92%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (1.92%) Sublime Text
General
1 5 (9.62%) Finance
2 3 (5.77%) Retail
2 3 (5.77%) Marketing
2 3 (5.77%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.85%) Advertising
3 2 (3.85%) Games
3 2 (3.85%) Banking
4 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (21.15%) Developer
2 9 (17.31%) Web Developer
3 8 (15.38%) Security Engineer
4 6 (11.54%) C# Web Developer
4 6 (11.54%) DBA
4 6 (11.54%) C# Developer
5 5 (9.62%) Network Engineer
5 5 (9.62%) Oracle DBA
6 4 (7.69%) PHP Developer
6 4 (7.69%) Operations Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Senior Security Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Administrator
7 3 (5.77%) Network Security Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Consultant
7 3 (5.77%) PHP Web Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Server Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 2 (3.85%) Penetration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (23.08%) HTML
2 11 (21.15%) CSS
3 10 (19.23%) .NET
4 8 (15.38%) jQuery
5 7 (13.46%) HTML5
5 7 (13.46%) ASP.NET
6 6 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (11.54%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 6 (11.54%) RESTful
6 6 (11.54%) NHibernate
6 6 (11.54%) JSON
6 6 (11.54%) XML
7 1 (1.92%) POSIX
7 1 (1.92%) LAMP
7 1 (1.92%) Ajax
7 1 (1.92%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (1.92%) MFC
7 1 (1.92%) STL
7 1 (1.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) Mobile App
2 3 (5.77%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.85%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.92%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.92%) Replication
4 1 (1.92%) Grid Computing
4 1 (1.92%) Clustering
4 1 (1.92%) Economics
4 1 (1.92%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.92%) Physics
4 1 (1.92%) Open Source
4 1 (1.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (34.62%) UNIX
2 15 (28.85%) Windows
2 15 (28.85%) Solaris
3 6 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (9.62%) CentOS
4 5 (9.62%) Windows 2000
4 5 (9.62%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (5.77%) Debian
5 3 (5.77%) Ubuntu
6 2 (3.85%) Android
6 2 (3.85%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.92%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.92%) Fedora
7 1 (1.92%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.92%) ITIL
1 14 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (21.15%) OO
3 9 (17.31%) MVC
4 7 (13.46%) Scrum
4 7 (13.46%) OOD
5 6 (11.54%) Web Development
5 6 (11.54%) WFM
6 5 (9.62%) Mentoring
6 5 (9.62%) Coaching
7 4 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (7.69%) Configuration Management
8 3 (5.77%) E-Commerce
8 3 (5.77%) PRINCE2
8 3 (5.77%) SEO
8 3 (5.77%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (5.77%) OO PHP
8 3 (5.77%) Software Engineering
8 3 (5.77%) Infrastructure Management
8 3 (5.77%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 12 (23.08%) JavaScript
2 9 (17.31%) SQL
3 8 (15.38%) C#
4 5 (9.62%) Shell Script
5 4 (7.69%) C++
5 4 (7.69%) PHP
6 2 (3.85%) Java
6 2 (3.85%) C
7 1 (1.92%) Ruby
7 1 (1.92%) PHP5
7 1 (1.92%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (17.31%) SC Cleared
1 9 (17.31%) Security Cleared
2 8 (15.38%) MCP
2 8 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (11.54%) Degree
4 5 (9.62%) MCSE
5 4 (7.69%) CCNP
5 4 (7.69%) CCNA
5 4 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (3.85%) PhD
6 2 (3.85%) CEH
6 2 (3.85%) JNCIS
6 2 (3.85%) OSCP
6 2 (3.85%) OSCE
7 1 (1.92%) HNC
7 1 (1.92%) HND
7 1 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.92%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.46%) SLA
2 2 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (9.62%) Oracle RAC
1 5 (9.62%) Hyper-V
2 4 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.77%) Active Directory
4 2 (3.85%) ProxySG
5 1 (1.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (9.62%) Data Guard
2 4 (7.69%) SCCM
2 4 (7.69%) SCOM
3 3 (5.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (5.77%) NetBackup
4 2 (3.85%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.92%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 17 (32.69%) Microsoft
2 14 (26.92%) Cisco
3 13 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 10 (19.23%) Juniper
5 9 (17.31%) VMware
5 9 (17.31%) Oracle
6 8 (15.38%) F5
7 7 (13.46%) HP
7 7 (13.46%) Blue Coat
7 7 (13.46%) Sourcefire
8 5 (9.62%) Crossbeam
8 5 (9.62%) Sun
9 4 (7.69%) Citrix
10 3 (5.77%) NetApp
10 3 (5.77%) Red Hat
11 2 (3.85%) Symantec
11 2 (3.85%) EMC
11 2 (3.85%) McAfee
12 1 (1.92%) IBM
12 1 (1.92%) Remedy
Swindon, Wiltshire
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum plus bens and pension and gym and he
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £45001 per annum + 5% on call bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + On Call plus Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Yoh Company
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
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Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
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Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
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Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
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