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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 52 27 16
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -11
Permanent jobs citing Linux 20 36 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 2.79% 6.43% 9.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.98% 32.73% 36.48%
Number of salaries quoted 19 28 51
Average salary £31,000 £36,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.88% -22.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £28,056 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £36,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
167 110 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 23.32% 19.64% 27.37%
Number of salaries quoted 130 95 123
Average salary £34,250 £30,500 £36,785
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.29% -17.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 29 August 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Swindon

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (35.42%) UNIX
2 16 (33.33%) C++
2 16 (33.33%) Subversion
3 15 (31.25%) LTE
3 15 (31.25%) 4G
4 14 (29.17%) Oracle
5 13 (27.08%) MySQL
6 12 (25.00%) HTML
6 12 (25.00%) C
6 12 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 12 (25.00%) CSS
6 12 (25.00%) Python
7 11 (22.92%) Telecoms
7 11 (22.92%) Perl
7 11 (22.92%) HTML5
7 11 (22.92%) jQuery
8 10 (20.83%) JIRA
8 10 (20.83%) SQL
8 10 (20.83%) XML
8 10 (20.83%) OO
8 10 (20.83%) Shell Script
9 9 (18.75%) Scrum
9 9 (18.75%) Wireless
9 9 (18.75%) Software Engineering
9 9 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (18.75%) Embedded Systems
10 8 (16.67%) SaaS
10 8 (16.67%) C#
10 8 (16.67%) Java
10 8 (16.67%) Cisco

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (8.33%) Tomcat
1 4 (8.33%) WebLogic
1 4 (8.33%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (4.17%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.08%) CMS
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (2.08%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.08%) MS Office
1 1 (2.08%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (4.17%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (4.17%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (4.17%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (4.17%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.67%) SaaS
2 1 (2.08%) Heroku
2 1 (2.08%) GitHub
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 15 (31.25%) LTE
1 15 (31.25%) 4G
2 9 (18.75%) Wireless
3 7 (14.58%) SAN
4 6 (12.50%) Internet
4 6 (12.50%) 3G
4 6 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (8.33%) DHCP
5 4 (8.33%) HTTP
5 4 (8.33%) TCP/IP
5 4 (8.33%) WCDMA
5 4 (8.33%) DNS
6 2 (4.17%) IPv6
6 2 (4.17%) SMTP
6 2 (4.17%) VPN
6 2 (4.17%) IPsec
6 2 (4.17%) WiMAX
6 2 (4.17%) VoLTE
6 2 (4.17%) Broadband
7 1 (2.08%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (27.08%) MySQL
2 5 (10.42%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.42%) Oracle Database
2 5 (10.42%) Relational Database
3 4 (8.33%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.08%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.08%) Big Data
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 16 (33.33%) Subversion
2 10 (20.83%) JIRA
3 4 (8.33%) Selenium
3 4 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 4 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 4 (8.33%) Apache Ivy
3 4 (8.33%) Maven
3 4 (8.33%) Ant
3 4 (8.33%) JUnit
4 3 (6.25%) Visual Studio
4 3 (6.25%) Eclipse
5 2 (4.17%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (4.17%) CppUnit
5 2 (4.17%) Valgrind
5 2 (4.17%) LabVIEW
6 1 (2.08%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.08%) RSpec
6 1 (2.08%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (2.08%) Sublime Text
6 1 (2.08%) JDeveloper
General
1 11 (22.92%) Telecoms
2 5 (10.42%) Finance
3 4 (8.33%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.17%) Advertising
4 2 (4.17%) Games
4 2 (4.17%) Banking
4 2 (4.17%) Retail
4 2 (4.17%) Back Office
5 1 (2.08%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 12 (25.00%) Developer
2 9 (18.75%) Software Engineer
3 6 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 6 (12.50%) Web Developer
3 6 (12.50%) Consultant
3 6 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 6 (12.50%) C# Web Developer
3 6 (12.50%) Development Engineer
3 6 (12.50%) Senior Development Engineer
4 5 (10.42%) DBA
4 5 (10.42%) Oracle DBA
4 5 (10.42%) Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Architect
5 4 (8.33%) Java Developer
5 4 (8.33%) Analyst Programmer
5 4 (8.33%) Programmer
5 4 (8.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Senior RF Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Java Architect
5 4 (8.33%) RF Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (25.00%) CSS
1 12 (25.00%) HTML
2 11 (22.92%) jQuery
2 11 (22.92%) HTML5
3 10 (20.83%) XML
4 7 (14.58%) POSIX
5 6 (12.50%) .NET
5 6 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 6 (12.50%) RESTful
5 6 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (12.50%) NHibernate
5 6 (12.50%) JSON
5 6 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 6 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (8.33%) Apache Camel
6 4 (8.33%) Spring MVC
6 4 (8.33%) FreeMarker
6 4 (8.33%) Spring Security
6 4 (8.33%) YUI
6 4 (8.33%) JMX
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.75%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 6 (12.50%) Internet of Things
3 4 (8.33%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.08%) Grid Computing
4 1 (2.08%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.08%) Physics
4 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.08%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 17 (35.42%) UNIX
2 7 (14.58%) Solaris
3 6 (12.50%) Windows
3 6 (12.50%) Embedded Linux
4 4 (8.33%) CentOS
5 2 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (4.17%) Debian
5 2 (4.17%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.08%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.83%) OO
2 9 (18.75%) Scrum
2 9 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (18.75%) Software Engineering
3 6 (12.50%) MVC
3 6 (12.50%) OOD
3 6 (12.50%) Web Development
3 6 (12.50%) WFM
3 6 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (10.42%) Project Management
4 5 (10.42%) TDD
5 4 (8.33%) Unit Testing
6 3 (6.25%) Multithreading
6 3 (6.25%) Technical Analysis
6 3 (6.25%) ITIL
7 2 (4.17%) SOA
7 2 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.17%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (4.17%) Embedded Software Development
7 2 (4.17%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (33.33%) C++
2 12 (25.00%) C
2 12 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (25.00%) Python
3 11 (22.92%) Perl
4 10 (20.83%) SQL
4 10 (20.83%) Shell Script
5 8 (16.67%) C#
5 8 (16.67%) Java
6 3 (6.25%) Bash Shell
7 2 (4.17%) Embedded C
7 2 (4.17%) Embedded C++
7 2 (4.17%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.08%) PHP
8 1 (2.08%) Ruby
8 1 (2.08%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 5 (10.42%) SC Cleared
1 5 (10.42%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.17%) OSCP
2 2 (4.17%) OSCE
2 2 (4.17%) CEH
3 1 (2.08%) Degree
3 1 (2.08%) MCP
3 1 (2.08%) MCSE
3 1 (2.08%) PhD
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (4.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (10.42%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (4.17%) Postfix
2 2 (4.17%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.08%) vSphere
3 1 (2.08%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (10.42%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.08%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 14 (29.17%) Oracle
2 8 (16.67%) Cisco
3 6 (12.50%) CA
4 4 (8.33%) Red Hat
4 4 (8.33%) Broadcom
4 4 (8.33%) Sun
4 4 (8.33%) JBoss
5 3 (6.25%) Remedy
5 3 (6.25%) VMware
6 2 (4.17%) Microsoft
6 2 (4.17%) BMC
6 2 (4.17%) SAP
7 1 (2.08%) Siebel
7 1 (2.08%) Citrix
7 1 (2.08%) IBM
Swindon, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + benefits and shift allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Swindon
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £37000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago