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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 45 56 32
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -24
Permanent jobs citing Linux 18 20 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 3.40% 2.79% 6.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.79% 11.76% 31.82%
Number of salaries quoted 18 19 27
Average salary £42,548 £31,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.25% -13.88%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
114 170 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 21.55% 23.68% 19.13%
Number of salaries quoted 110 131 94
Average salary £38,533 £33,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.02% +11.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,700 £22,550 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 3 September 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Swindon

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 17 (43.59%) Cisco
2 16 (41.03%) Windows
3 15 (38.46%) ITIL
3 15 (38.46%) VMware
4 14 (35.90%) UNIX
5 12 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (28.21%) Juniper
7 10 (25.64%) Finance
7 10 (25.64%) CCNP
7 10 (25.64%) Microsoft
7 10 (25.64%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (23.08%) Red Hat
9 8 (20.51%) Firewall
9 8 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (20.51%) TCP/IP
9 8 (20.51%) SLA
9 8 (20.51%) Oracle
9 8 (20.51%) CentOS
10 7 (17.95%) Network Monitoring
10 7 (17.95%) Perl
10 7 (17.95%) PHP
10 7 (17.95%) Python
10 7 (17.95%) Nagios
11 6 (15.38%) McAfee
11 6 (15.38%) Service Delivery
11 6 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (15.38%) Network Security
11 6 (15.38%) WFM
11 6 (15.38%) Blue Coat
11 6 (15.38%) Ubuntu

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (5.13%) Apache
3 1 (2.56%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle 10gAS
3 1 (2.56%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (7.69%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.56%) PaaS
1 1 (2.56%) IaaS
1 1 (2.56%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.51%) TCP/IP
1 8 (20.51%) Firewall
2 6 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
2 6 (15.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 6 (15.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 6 (15.38%) Cisco ISE
2 6 (15.38%) DNS
2 6 (15.38%) PSTN
2 6 (15.38%) Network Security
2 6 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (12.82%) Internet
4 4 (10.26%) HTTP
4 4 (10.26%) WebEx
5 2 (5.13%) Wireless
5 2 (5.13%) VLAN
5 2 (5.13%) Ethernet
5 2 (5.13%) OSPF
5 2 (5.13%) SAN
5 2 (5.13%) NAS
6 1 (2.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle BI EE
2 3 (7.69%) MySQL
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) JDeveloper
2 1 (2.56%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 10 (25.64%) Finance
2 5 (12.82%) Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Multimedia
4 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (15.38%) Linux Engineer
2 5 (12.82%) Senior Linux Engineer
2 5 (12.82%) Support Engineer
3 4 (10.26%) Applications Support
3 4 (10.26%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (10.26%) Network Engineer
3 4 (10.26%) Administrator
3 4 (10.26%) Applications Support Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Server Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Developer
4 3 (7.69%) Operations Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 3 (7.69%) Team Leader
4 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
5 2 (5.13%) OBIEE Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Support Specialist
5 2 (5.13%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.38%) .NET
2 5 (12.82%) Web Services
3 4 (10.26%) XML
3 4 (10.26%) J2EE
3 4 (10.26%) SOAP
3 4 (10.26%) JMS
4 3 (7.69%) Middleware
5 2 (5.13%) XSLT
5 2 (5.13%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (2.56%) HTML5
6 1 (2.56%) REST
6 1 (2.56%) CSS3
6 1 (2.56%) JSON
6 1 (2.56%) jQuery
6 1 (2.56%) HTML
6 1 (2.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.64%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (15.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 5 (12.82%) Data Centre
3 5 (12.82%) Computer Science
3 5 (12.82%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (10.26%) Online Banking
5 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.56%) Clustering
5 1 (2.56%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 16 (41.03%) Windows
2 14 (35.90%) UNIX
3 8 (20.51%) CentOS
4 6 (15.38%) Ubuntu
5 5 (12.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (10.26%) Solaris
7 1 (2.56%) Debian
7 1 (2.56%) Fedora
7 1 (2.56%) AIX
7 1 (2.56%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (38.46%) ITIL
2 7 (17.95%) Network Monitoring
3 6 (15.38%) WFM
3 6 (15.38%) Service Delivery
4 5 (12.82%) Change Management
4 5 (12.82%) Network Design
5 4 (10.26%) Web Development
5 4 (10.26%) B2B
6 3 (7.69%) ETL
6 3 (7.69%) CRM
6 3 (7.69%) BPEL
6 3 (7.69%) Line Management
7 2 (5.13%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (5.13%) DevOps
7 2 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (5.13%) Network Management
7 2 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (5.13%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (5.13%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.95%) Perl
1 7 (17.95%) PHP
1 7 (17.95%) Python
2 6 (15.38%) SQL
2 6 (15.38%) Java
3 5 (12.82%) Shell Script
4 4 (10.26%) XPath
4 4 (10.26%) C++
5 2 (5.13%) PL/SQL
5 2 (5.13%) XQuery
6 1 (2.56%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (25.64%) CCNP
3 5 (12.82%) Degree
4 4 (10.26%) SC Cleared
4 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared
5 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (7.69%) MCP
5 3 (7.69%) MCSE
5 3 (7.69%) CCIE
5 3 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (5.13%) CCNA
7 1 (2.56%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.51%) SLA
2 4 (10.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (10.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (12.82%) Hyper-V
2 5 (12.82%) vSphere
3 1 (2.56%) Docker
3 1 (2.56%) iptables
Systems Management
1 7 (17.95%) Nagios
2 6 (15.38%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (15.38%) CA Spectrum
2 6 (15.38%) Cisco UCCE
2 6 (15.38%) Puppet
2 6 (15.38%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (7.69%) WSUS
3 3 (7.69%) SCCM
3 3 (7.69%) SCOM
4 1 (2.56%) ZABBIX
4 1 (2.56%) Cacti
4 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (2.56%) Cobbler
4 1 (2.56%) Ansible
4 1 (2.56%) Salt
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.56%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 17 (43.59%) Cisco
2 15 (38.46%) VMware
3 11 (28.21%) Juniper
4 10 (25.64%) Microsoft
5 9 (23.08%) Red Hat
6 8 (20.51%) Oracle
7 6 (15.38%) Intel
7 6 (15.38%) Blue Coat
7 6 (15.38%) CA
7 6 (15.38%) F5
7 6 (15.38%) Nimsoft
7 6 (15.38%) Splunk
7 6 (15.38%) McAfee
7 6 (15.38%) Verint
7 6 (15.38%) Lancope
8 3 (7.69%) CheckPoint
8 3 (7.69%) Citrix
8 3 (7.69%) HP
9 2 (5.13%) Dell
9 2 (5.13%) Siebel
Swindon, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + benefits and shift allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 17 days ago
Swindon
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefit package
Posted: 22 days ago