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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 45 57 30
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -27
Permanent jobs citing Linux 18 16 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 3.08% 2.44% 6.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.59% 10.32% 32.08%
Number of salaries quoted 18 16 28
Average salary £41,798 £35,500 £34,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.74% +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,850 £28,000 £28,080
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £45,000 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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
143 155 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 24.49% 23.66% 19.92%
Number of salaries quoted 134 128 96
Average salary £38,648 £35,000 £29,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.42% +19.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,500 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £42,250 £50,350
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 31 July 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Swindon

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 14 (42.42%) ITIL
2 10 (30.30%) Oracle
2 10 (30.30%) UNIX
2 10 (30.30%) Cisco
2 10 (30.30%) Red Hat
2 10 (30.30%) VMware
3 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 9 (27.27%) CentOS
4 8 (24.24%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (24.24%) Shell Script
4 8 (24.24%) Windows
4 8 (24.24%) SQL
5 7 (21.21%) Firewall
6 6 (18.18%) Ubuntu
6 6 (18.18%) MySQL
6 6 (18.18%) Solaris
6 6 (18.18%) Juniper
6 6 (18.18%) SLA
6 6 (18.18%) TCP/IP
6 6 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (18.18%) Puppet
7 5 (15.15%) vSphere
7 5 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (15.15%) Web Services
7 5 (15.15%) .NET
7 5 (15.15%) Java
7 5 (15.15%) Network Design
7 5 (15.15%) Change Management
8 4 (12.12%) Finance
8 4 (12.12%) Oracle EBS

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3 (9.09%) Apache
1 3 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 3 (9.09%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (6.06%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Office
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon S3
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.03%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.21%) Firewall
2 6 (18.18%) TCP/IP
3 4 (12.12%) HTTP
3 4 (12.12%) WebEx
4 3 (9.09%) NAS
5 2 (6.06%) WAN
6 1 (3.03%) LAN
6 1 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (3.03%) VPN
6 1 (3.03%) SAN
6 1 (3.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) MySQL
2 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.12%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database
4 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) JDeveloper
2 1 (3.03%) Subversion
2 1 (3.03%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (12.12%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) Systems Administrator
1 7 (21.21%) Administrator
2 6 (18.18%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Support Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Applications Support
4 4 (12.12%) Applications Support Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Server Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 3 (9.09%) Team Leader
5 3 (9.09%) Operations Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Solaris Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.06%) OBIEE Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) .NET
1 5 (15.15%) Web Services
2 4 (12.12%) XML
2 4 (12.12%) J2EE
2 4 (12.12%) SOAP
2 4 (12.12%) JMS
3 3 (9.09%) Middleware
3 3 (9.09%) XSLT
4 2 (6.06%) HTML
4 2 (6.06%) CSS
4 2 (6.06%) jQuery
4 2 (6.06%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (6.06%) HTML5
5 1 (3.03%) REST
5 1 (3.03%) CSS3
5 1 (3.03%) LAMP
5 1 (3.03%) JSON
5 1 (3.03%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.12%) Computer Science
3 3 (9.09%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.03%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (30.30%) UNIX
2 9 (27.27%) CentOS
3 8 (24.24%) Windows
4 6 (18.18%) Solaris
4 6 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (18.18%) Ubuntu
5 2 (6.06%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (3.03%) Debian
6 1 (3.03%) Fedora
6 1 (3.03%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (42.42%) ITIL
2 5 (15.15%) Change Management
2 5 (15.15%) Network Design
3 4 (12.12%) Web Development
3 4 (12.12%) ETL
3 4 (12.12%) CRM
3 4 (12.12%) BPEL
4 3 (9.09%) Workflow
4 3 (9.09%) Technical Analysis
4 3 (9.09%) Line Management
4 3 (9.09%) ERP
4 3 (9.09%) SOA
4 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (6.06%) Data Security
5 2 (6.06%) DevOps
6 1 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.03%) Computer Forensics
6 1 (3.03%) MVC
6 1 (3.03%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (24.24%) SQL
1 8 (24.24%) Shell Script
2 5 (15.15%) Java
3 4 (12.12%) C++
3 4 (12.12%) XPath
4 3 (9.09%) PL/SQL
4 3 (9.09%) XQuery
5 2 (6.06%) PHP
5 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.03%) Perl
6 1 (3.03%) Python
6 1 (3.03%) PHP5
6 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.03%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) CCNP
1 4 (12.12%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (12.12%) Degree
1 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared
1 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.09%) MCP
2 3 (9.09%) MCSE
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (3.03%) RHCE
3 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.18%) SLA
2 4 (12.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (12.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (15.15%) vSphere
2 3 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.03%) Docker
3 1 (3.03%) iptables
Systems Management
1 6 (18.18%) Puppet
2 3 (9.09%) WSUS
2 3 (9.09%) SCCM
2 3 (9.09%) SCOM
3 1 (3.03%) ZABBIX
3 1 (3.03%) Cacti
3 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 1 (3.03%) Cobbler
3 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.03%) Ansible
3 1 (3.03%) Salt
3 1 (3.03%) Check_MK
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (3.03%) Nagios
3 1 (3.03%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) Oracle
1 10 (30.30%) Cisco
1 10 (30.30%) Red Hat
1 10 (30.30%) VMware
2 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 6 (18.18%) Juniper
4 4 (12.12%) CheckPoint
5 3 (9.09%) HP
5 3 (9.09%) Citrix
5 3 (9.09%) Informatica
5 3 (9.09%) Siebel
6 2 (6.06%) Sun
6 2 (6.06%) NetApp
7 1 (3.03%) Nokia
7 1 (3.03%) Veritas
7 1 (3.03%) Google
7 1 (3.03%) Zend
7 1 (3.03%) Talend
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