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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 52 31 11
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -20
Permanent jobs citing Linux 14 33 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 2.50% 6.41% 13.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.17% 32.35% 51.61%
Number of salaries quoted 10 24 59
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £23,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £50,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +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 Swindon region.

Operating Systems Category
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
115 102 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 20.50% 19.81% 25.25%
Number of salaries quoted 85 91 110
Average salary £37,000 £30,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.33% -13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,800 £21,750 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
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 17 April 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Swindon

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 19 (39.58%) Windows
2 17 (35.42%) UNIX
3 16 (33.33%) Solaris
4 15 (31.25%) ITIL
5 13 (27.08%) MySQL
5 13 (27.08%) SQL Server
5 13 (27.08%) SLA
6 12 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 11 (22.92%) .NET
7 11 (22.92%) HTML
7 11 (22.92%) JavaScript
7 11 (22.92%) Red Hat
7 11 (22.92%) CentOS
8 10 (20.83%) CheckPoint
8 10 (20.83%) Shell Script
8 10 (20.83%) C++
8 10 (20.83%) Cisco
8 10 (20.83%) TCP/IP
9 9 (18.75%) SQL
9 9 (18.75%) Oracle
9 9 (18.75%) Juniper
9 9 (18.75%) Firewall
9 9 (18.75%) Software Engineering
10 8 (16.67%) jQuery
10 8 (16.67%) Change Management
10 8 (16.67%) Sun
10 8 (16.67%) Web Services
10 8 (16.67%) Apache
10 8 (16.67%) MS Excel
11 7 (14.58%) VPN

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 8 (16.67%) Apache
2 6 (12.50%) IIS
3 5 (10.42%) Tomcat
4 3 (6.25%) WordPress
4 3 (6.25%) nginx
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 8 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.25%) MS Office
3 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.83%) TCP/IP
2 9 (18.75%) Firewall
3 7 (14.58%) VPN
3 7 (14.58%) WAN
4 6 (12.50%) DHCP
4 6 (12.50%) DNS
4 6 (12.50%) LAN
4 6 (12.50%) NAS
5 4 (8.33%) Ethernet
6 3 (6.25%) SNMP
7 2 (4.17%) Internet
7 2 (4.17%) VoIP
7 2 (4.17%) HTTP
7 2 (4.17%) Network Security
7 2 (4.17%) WebEx
8 1 (2.08%) Skype
8 1 (2.08%) SAN
8 1 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (2.08%) Wireless
8 1 (2.08%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (27.08%) MySQL
1 13 (27.08%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.58%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.08%) OLTP
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (2.08%) OLAP
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.08%) JDeveloper
2 1 (2.08%) Subversion
General
1 6 (12.50%) Advertising
2 3 (6.25%) Retail
2 3 (6.25%) Marketing
2 3 (6.25%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.25%) Finance
2 3 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (27.08%) Administrator
2 9 (18.75%) Systems Administrator
3 8 (16.67%) Analyst
4 7 (14.58%) Software Engineer
4 7 (14.58%) Security Engineer
5 6 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 6 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
5 6 (12.50%) Data Analyst
5 6 (12.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 5 (10.42%) PHP Developer
6 5 (10.42%) Developer
6 5 (10.42%) Solaris Administrator
6 5 (10.42%) Solaris Systems Administrator
7 4 (8.33%) Network Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) Senior Security Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) PHP Web Developer
8 3 (6.25%) Server Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 3 (6.25%) Web Developer
8 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.92%) HTML
1 11 (22.92%) .NET
2 8 (16.67%) Web Services
2 8 (16.67%) jQuery
3 6 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 5 (10.42%) CSS
5 2 (4.17%) SOAP
5 2 (4.17%) J2EE
5 2 (4.17%) XML
5 2 (4.17%) JMS
5 2 (4.17%) LAMP
6 1 (2.08%) WPF
6 1 (2.08%) Symfony
6 1 (2.08%) POSIX
6 1 (2.08%) XSLT
6 1 (2.08%) XHTML
6 1 (2.08%) MFC
6 1 (2.08%) STL
6 1 (2.08%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (2.08%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.17%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.08%) Device Driver
3 1 (2.08%) Replication
3 1 (2.08%) Clustering
3 1 (2.08%) Economics
3 1 (2.08%) Open Source
3 1 (2.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (39.58%) Windows
2 17 (35.42%) UNIX
3 16 (33.33%) Solaris
4 11 (22.92%) CentOS
5 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (12.50%) Debian
6 5 (10.42%) Windows 2000
6 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (10.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (10.42%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (4.17%) Android
8 1 (2.08%) Fedora
8 1 (2.08%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.08%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.25%) ITIL
2 9 (18.75%) Software Engineering
3 8 (16.67%) Change Management
4 6 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (12.50%) Analytics
4 6 (12.50%) Data Transformation
5 5 (10.42%) Mentoring
5 5 (10.42%) Coaching
6 4 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (8.33%) MVC
6 4 (8.33%) Configuration Management
6 4 (8.33%) OO
6 4 (8.33%) E-Commerce
7 3 (6.25%) PRINCE2
7 3 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (6.25%) SEO
7 3 (6.25%) ITIL V3
7 3 (6.25%) Change Control
7 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (6.25%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.92%) JavaScript
2 10 (20.83%) C++
2 10 (20.83%) Shell Script
3 9 (18.75%) SQL
4 7 (14.58%) C
4 7 (14.58%) C#
5 5 (10.42%) PHP
6 3 (6.25%) Java
7 2 (4.17%) XPath
8 1 (2.08%) PHP5
8 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.08%) Python
8 1 (2.08%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 6 (12.50%) MCP
1 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (10.42%) Degree
3 3 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.25%) MCSE
4 2 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (4.17%) CCNP
4 2 (4.17%) CCNA
4 2 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.08%) MBA
5 1 (2.08%) PhD
5 1 (2.08%) HNC
5 1 (2.08%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (27.08%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (6.25%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 3 (6.25%) NetBackup
1 3 (6.25%) SCCM
1 3 (6.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (22.92%) Red Hat
3 10 (20.83%) CheckPoint
3 10 (20.83%) Cisco
4 9 (18.75%) Oracle
4 9 (18.75%) Juniper
5 8 (16.67%) Sun
6 6 (12.50%) NetApp
6 6 (12.50%) Wind River
7 5 (10.42%) F5
7 5 (10.42%) Blue Coat
7 5 (10.42%) Sourcefire
7 5 (10.42%) Crossbeam
8 4 (8.33%) VMware
9 3 (6.25%) HP
10 2 (4.17%) Nokia
11 1 (2.08%) Informatica
11 1 (2.08%) Siebel
11 1 (2.08%) Zend
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