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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 40 32 14
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -18
Permanent jobs citing Linux 20 28 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 3.88% 5.54% 10.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.67% 26.17% 43.97%
Number of salaries quoted 18 21 47
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +15.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £21,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%
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
120 107 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 23.26% 21.19% 24.07%
Number of salaries quoted 99 97 107
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,950 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

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 27 May 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Swindon

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (37.78%) Red Hat
2 16 (35.56%) Windows
2 16 (35.56%) CentOS
3 14 (31.11%) ITIL
4 13 (28.89%) UNIX
4 13 (28.89%) Oracle
5 12 (26.67%) SQL Server
5 12 (26.67%) MySQL
5 12 (26.67%) SQL
5 12 (26.67%) Solaris
6 11 (24.44%) SLA
6 11 (24.44%) Cisco
6 11 (24.44%) Shell Script
7 10 (22.22%) Web Services
7 10 (22.22%) .NET
7 10 (22.22%) C++
8 9 (20.00%) HTML
8 9 (20.00%) JavaScript
8 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 9 (20.00%) Change Management
9 8 (17.78%) TCP/IP
9 8 (17.78%) Apache
9 8 (17.78%) Juniper
9 8 (17.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (17.78%) jQuery
10 7 (15.56%) SQL Server 2005
10 7 (15.56%) MS Excel
10 7 (15.56%) Firewall
10 7 (15.56%) CheckPoint
10 7 (15.56%) Debian

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (17.78%) Apache
2 6 (13.33%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (4.44%) IIS
4 1 (2.22%) WordPress
4 1 (2.22%) nginx
4 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (15.56%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (4.44%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.78%) TCP/IP
2 7 (15.56%) Firewall
3 6 (13.33%) NAS
4 5 (11.11%) VPN
5 4 (8.89%) WAN
5 4 (8.89%) HTTP
5 4 (8.89%) WebEx
6 2 (4.44%) DHCP
6 2 (4.44%) LAN
6 2 (4.44%) DNS
7 1 (2.22%) Internet
7 1 (2.22%) VoIP
7 1 (2.22%) Skype
7 1 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (2.22%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.67%) MySQL
1 12 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.22%) OLTP
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (2.22%) OLAP
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) JDeveloper
1 2 (4.44%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.22%) Subversion
General
1 6 (13.33%) Advertising
2 2 (4.44%) Retail
2 2 (4.44%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.22%) Marketing
3 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (31.11%) Administrator
2 11 (24.44%) Systems Administrator
3 9 (20.00%) Analyst
4 7 (15.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 7 (15.56%) Linux Administrator
5 6 (13.33%) Solaris Administrator
5 6 (13.33%) Solaris Systems Administrator
5 6 (13.33%) Software Engineer
5 6 (13.33%) Data Analyst
5 6 (13.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 5 (11.11%) Support Engineer
7 4 (8.89%) Applications Support
7 4 (8.89%) Developer
7 4 (8.89%) Applications Support Engineer
7 4 (8.89%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) Senior Linux Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) Server Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) PHP Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Security Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.22%) .NET
1 10 (22.22%) Web Services
2 9 (20.00%) HTML
3 8 (17.78%) jQuery
4 6 (13.33%) ASP.NET
5 4 (8.89%) J2EE
5 4 (8.89%) XML
5 4 (8.89%) SOAP
5 4 (8.89%) JMS
6 3 (6.67%) CSS
7 2 (4.44%) XSLT
7 2 (4.44%) LAMP
8 1 (2.22%) Symfony
8 1 (2.22%) XHTML
8 1 (2.22%) Middleware
8 1 (2.22%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (2.22%) HTML5
8 1 (2.22%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.89%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.67%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.44%) Clustering
5 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.22%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.22%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (35.56%) Windows
1 16 (35.56%) CentOS
2 13 (28.89%) UNIX
3 12 (26.67%) Solaris
4 8 (17.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (15.56%) Debian
6 6 (13.33%) Oracle Linux
7 4 (8.89%) Ubuntu
8 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (4.44%) Windows 2000
8 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.22%) AIX
9 1 (2.22%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.11%) ITIL
2 9 (20.00%) Change Management
3 7 (15.56%) Software Engineering
4 6 (13.33%) Analytics
4 6 (13.33%) Data Transformation
5 4 (8.89%) Web Development
6 3 (6.67%) Network Design
7 2 (4.44%) MVC
7 2 (4.44%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.44%) Coaching
7 2 (4.44%) Cyber Security
7 2 (4.44%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (4.44%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (4.44%) Workflow
7 2 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.44%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.44%) BPEL
7 2 (4.44%) CRM
7 2 (4.44%) E-Commerce
7 2 (4.44%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 12 (26.67%) SQL
2 11 (24.44%) Shell Script
3 10 (22.22%) C++
4 9 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (13.33%) C
5 6 (13.33%) C#
6 4 (8.89%) Java
6 4 (8.89%) XPath
7 3 (6.67%) PHP
8 2 (4.44%) PL/SQL
8 2 (4.44%) XQuery
9 1 (2.22%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) Degree
2 3 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 3 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.67%) MCP
2 3 (6.67%) MCSE
2 3 (6.67%) CCNP
2 3 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.44%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.22%) RHCE
4 1 (2.22%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (24.44%) SLA
2 2 (4.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.44%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.22%) vSphere
2 1 (2.22%) iptables
2 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) SCCM
1 3 (6.67%) SCOM
1 3 (6.67%) Puppet
2 1 (2.22%) Check_MK
2 1 (2.22%) Nagios
2 1 (2.22%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.22%) WSUS
2 1 (2.22%) ZABBIX
2 1 (2.22%) Cacti
Vendors
1 17 (37.78%) Red Hat
2 13 (28.89%) Oracle
3 11 (24.44%) Cisco
4 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (17.78%) Juniper
6 7 (15.56%) CheckPoint
7 6 (13.33%) NetApp
7 6 (13.33%) Wind River
7 6 (13.33%) Sun
8 5 (11.11%) VMware
9 3 (6.67%) HP
10 2 (4.44%) Informatica
10 2 (4.44%) Siebel
10 2 (4.44%) Blue Coat
10 2 (4.44%) Sourcefire
10 2 (4.44%) Crossbeam
10 2 (4.44%) F5
10 2 (4.44%) Nokia
11 1 (2.22%) Veritas
11 1 (2.22%) Zend
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