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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 53 38 55
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +17
Permanent jobs citing Linux 13 32 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 2.36% 5.47% 2.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.83% 26.45% 13.19%
Number of salaries quoted 11 23 9
Average salary £34,000 £44,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.59% +17.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £23,800 £31,550
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
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
166 121 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 30.13% 20.68% 19.40%
Number of salaries quoted 157 94 85
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +5.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,823 £24,500 £22,270
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £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 5 February 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Swindon

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (54.29%) Cisco
2 17 (48.57%) Windows
3 16 (45.71%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (42.86%) VMware
5 14 (40.00%) Service Delivery
6 12 (34.29%) TCP/IP
7 11 (31.43%) Wireless
8 10 (28.57%) Change Management
8 10 (28.57%) Firewall
8 10 (28.57%) VLAN
8 10 (28.57%) Ethernet
8 10 (28.57%) CCNA
8 10 (28.57%) Dell
8 10 (28.57%) OSPF
8 10 (28.57%) PHP
8 10 (28.57%) Network Management
9 9 (25.71%) Unix
10 8 (22.86%) Perl
10 8 (22.86%) DNS
10 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
11 7 (20.00%) Python
11 7 (20.00%) ITIL
11 7 (20.00%) Finance
11 7 (20.00%) Windows Server
12 6 (17.14%) Lancope
12 6 (17.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 6 (17.14%) Palo Alto
12 6 (17.14%) Endace
12 6 (17.14%) F5
12 6 (17.14%) Nimsoft

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (5.71%) Apache
1 2 (5.71%) IIS
2 1 (2.86%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.86%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (34.29%) TCP/IP
2 11 (31.43%) Wireless
3 10 (28.57%) Ethernet
3 10 (28.57%) Firewall
3 10 (28.57%) OSPF
3 10 (28.57%) VLAN
4 8 (22.86%) DNS
5 6 (17.14%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (17.14%) Cisco ISE
5 6 (17.14%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (17.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 6 (17.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 6 (17.14%) Network Security
5 6 (17.14%) PSTN
6 4 (11.43%) Internet
7 1 (2.86%) 3G
7 1 (2.86%) DSLAM
7 1 (2.86%) FTP
7 1 (2.86%) VoIP
7 1 (2.86%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) MySQL
2 1 (2.86%) BigQuery
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Subversion
2 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Banking
3 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.71%) Multimedia
3 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.86%) Back Office
4 1 (2.86%) Electronics
4 1 (2.86%) Games
4 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Network Engineer
2 5 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) IT Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Operations Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Server Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Security Specialist
5 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
5 2 (5.71%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (5.71%) Network Security Specialist
5 2 (5.71%) Network Specialist
5 2 (5.71%) Network Support
5 2 (5.71%) PHP Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Security Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) LAMP
2 2 (5.71%) jQuery
3 1 (2.86%) .NET
3 1 (2.86%) CSS
3 1 (2.86%) HTML
3 1 (2.86%) Middleware
3 1 (2.86%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (2.86%) Web Services
3 1 (2.86%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 5 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 5 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (11.43%) Online Banking
4 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.71%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.86%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.86%) Derivative
5 1 (2.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (2.86%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 17 (48.57%) Windows
2 9 (25.71%) Unix
3 7 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (8.57%) CentOS
4 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.71%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (5.71%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.86%) AIX
6 1 (2.86%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (2.86%) Fedora
6 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.86%) Solaris
6 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 10 (28.57%) Change Management
2 10 (28.57%) Network Management
3 7 (20.00%) ITIL
4 6 (17.14%) Network Monitoring
4 6 (17.14%) WFM
5 4 (11.43%) B2B
6 2 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (5.71%) DevOps
6 2 (5.71%) E-Commerce
6 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (5.71%) Migration
6 2 (5.71%) Open Source
6 2 (5.71%) SDLC
7 1 (2.86%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (2.86%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.86%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (2.86%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.86%) Unit Testing
7 1 (2.86%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (28.57%) PHP
2 8 (22.86%) Perl
3 7 (20.00%) Python
4 4 (11.43%) SQL
5 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.71%) Bash Shell
6 2 (5.71%) Java
6 2 (5.71%) PHP 5
7 1 (2.86%) C
7 1 (2.86%) C#
7 1 (2.86%) Embedded C
7 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.86%) Progress 4GL
7 1 (2.86%) Ruby
7 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.86%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (45.71%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (28.57%) CCNA
3 6 (17.14%) CCNP
4 3 (8.57%) CCIE
4 3 (8.57%) MCP
4 3 (8.57%) MCSE
4 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (14.29%) Hyper-V
1 5 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (11.43%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.86%) Docker
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (17.14%) CA Spectrum
1 6 (17.14%) Cisco CUCM
1 6 (17.14%) Cisco UCCE
1 6 (17.14%) Cisco UCCX
1 6 (17.14%) Endace
1 6 (17.14%) Nagios
2 3 (8.57%) SCCM
2 3 (8.57%) SCOM
3 2 (5.71%) Puppet
4 1 (2.86%) Ansible
4 1 (2.86%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.86%) Data Guard
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (2.86%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 19 (54.29%) Cisco
2 15 (42.86%) VMware
3 10 (28.57%) Dell
4 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
5 6 (17.14%) Blue Coat
5 6 (17.14%) CA
5 6 (17.14%) F5
5 6 (17.14%) Intel
5 6 (17.14%) Juniper
5 6 (17.14%) Lancope
5 6 (17.14%) McAfee
5 6 (17.14%) Nimsoft
5 6 (17.14%) Palo Alto
5 6 (17.14%) Splunk
5 6 (17.14%) Verint
6 3 (8.57%) CheckPoint
6 3 (8.57%) HP
6 3 (8.57%) Oracle
6 3 (8.57%) Zend
7 2 (5.71%) Red Hat
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Salary: From £39,785 to £48,614 per annum
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