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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 35 54 13
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -41
Permanent jobs citing Linux 34 11 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 5.76% 2.29% 11.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.64% 11.70% 38.82%
Number of salaries quoted 25 9 59
Average salary £44,500 £38,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.10% +10.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £31,550 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £41,300
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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
123 94 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 20.85% 19.54% 28.96%
Number of salaries quoted 96 88 151
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +10.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £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 30 January 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Swindon

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 20 (40.00%) Windows
2 19 (38.00%) Microsoft
3 16 (32.00%) ITIL
4 15 (30.00%) Cisco
5 14 (28.00%) CheckPoint
6 12 (24.00%) Firewall
6 12 (24.00%) UNIX
6 12 (24.00%) Solaris
6 12 (24.00%) CentOS
7 11 (22.00%) HTML
7 11 (22.00%) JavaScript
7 11 (22.00%) SQL Server
7 11 (22.00%) Juniper
8 10 (20.00%) Red Hat
9 9 (18.00%) SLA
9 9 (18.00%) MS Excel
9 9 (18.00%) .NET
9 9 (18.00%) MySQL
9 9 (18.00%) SC Cleared
9 9 (18.00%) Security Cleared
9 9 (18.00%) Software Engineering
10 8 (16.00%) jQuery
10 8 (16.00%) F5
10 8 (16.00%) C++
10 8 (16.00%) SQL
10 8 (16.00%) Apache
10 8 (16.00%) WAN
10 8 (16.00%) DHCP
10 8 (16.00%) TCP/IP
10 8 (16.00%) VPN

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (16.00%) Apache
2 6 (12.00%) IIS
3 4 (8.00%) Tomcat
4 3 (6.00%) nginx
4 3 (6.00%) WordPress
5 1 (2.00%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (18.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.00%) MS Office
3 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (24.00%) Firewall
2 8 (16.00%) WAN
2 8 (16.00%) DHCP
2 8 (16.00%) TCP/IP
2 8 (16.00%) VPN
2 8 (16.00%) DNS
3 6 (12.00%) Network Security
4 5 (10.00%) LAN
4 5 (10.00%) NAS
5 4 (8.00%) VoIP
5 4 (8.00%) Ethernet
6 3 (6.00%) SNMP
7 2 (4.00%) Internet
8 1 (2.00%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (2.00%) Wireless
8 1 (2.00%) SAN
8 1 (2.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (18.00%) MySQL
3 7 (14.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (2.00%) OLAP
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.00%) OLTP
4 1 (2.00%) Big Data
4 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (12.00%) Advertising
2 5 (10.00%) Finance
2 5 (10.00%) Retail
3 3 (6.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.00%) Marketing
4 2 (4.00%) Games
4 2 (4.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (16.00%) Security Engineer
1 8 (16.00%) Administrator
2 7 (14.00%) Software Engineer
3 6 (12.00%) Analyst
3 6 (12.00%) Network Engineer
3 6 (12.00%) Data Analyst
3 6 (12.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 5 (10.00%) Developer
4 5 (10.00%) PHP Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Solaris Systems Administrator
5 4 (8.00%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (8.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 4 (8.00%) Senior Security Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Solaris Administrator
5 4 (8.00%) Operations Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Web Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.00%) HTML
2 9 (18.00%) .NET
3 8 (16.00%) jQuery
4 6 (12.00%) ASP.NET
4 6 (12.00%) Web Services
5 5 (10.00%) CSS
6 2 (4.00%) LAMP
7 1 (2.00%) MFC
7 1 (2.00%) STL
7 1 (2.00%) POSIX
7 1 (2.00%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 1 (2.00%) WPF
7 1 (2.00%) Symfony
7 1 (2.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (4.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.00%) Device Driver
2 1 (2.00%) Replication
2 1 (2.00%) Clustering
2 1 (2.00%) Open Source
2 1 (2.00%) User Experience
2 1 (2.00%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 20 (40.00%) Windows
2 12 (24.00%) UNIX
2 12 (24.00%) Solaris
2 12 (24.00%) CentOS
3 8 (16.00%) Debian
4 6 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (10.00%) Windows 2000
6 4 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (8.00%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (6.00%) Ubuntu
8 2 (4.00%) Android
9 1 (2.00%) Fedora
9 1 (2.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.00%) ITIL
2 9 (18.00%) Software Engineering
3 7 (14.00%) Analytics
3 7 (14.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (12.00%) Data Transformation
5 5 (10.00%) OO
5 5 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 5 (10.00%) Coaching
6 4 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (8.00%) Configuration Management
6 4 (8.00%) Change Management
7 3 (6.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (6.00%) MVC
7 3 (6.00%) SEO
7 3 (6.00%) PRINCE2
7 3 (6.00%) E-Commerce
7 3 (6.00%) ITIL V3
7 3 (6.00%) Change Control
7 3 (6.00%) OO PHP
7 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (16.00%) C++
2 8 (16.00%) SQL
3 7 (14.00%) Shell Script
3 7 (14.00%) C
3 7 (14.00%) C#
4 5 (10.00%) PHP
5 2 (4.00%) Java
6 1 (2.00%) Python
6 1 (2.00%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 9 (18.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (18.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (14.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (14.00%) MCP
3 6 (12.00%) Degree
4 4 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (8.00%) CCNP
4 4 (8.00%) CCNA
4 4 (8.00%) MCSE
5 2 (4.00%) JNCIS
5 2 (4.00%) CEH
5 2 (4.00%) OSCP
5 2 (4.00%) OSCE
6 1 (2.00%) MBA
6 1 (2.00%) HNC
6 1 (2.00%) HND
6 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.00%) SLA
2 2 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (8.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (8.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.00%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (8.00%) SCCM
1 4 (8.00%) SCOM
2 3 (6.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (6.00%) NetBackup
3 2 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 19 (38.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (30.00%) Cisco
3 14 (28.00%) CheckPoint
4 11 (22.00%) Juniper
5 10 (20.00%) Red Hat
6 8 (16.00%) F5
6 8 (16.00%) VMware
7 7 (14.00%) Sun
7 7 (14.00%) HP
7 7 (14.00%) Blue Coat
7 7 (14.00%) Sourcefire
8 6 (12.00%) Wind River
8 6 (12.00%) Oracle
9 5 (10.00%) NetApp
9 5 (10.00%) Crossbeam
10 3 (6.00%) Citrix
11 2 (4.00%) EMC
11 2 (4.00%) Symantec
11 2 (4.00%) McAfee
12 1 (2.00%) Remedy
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