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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 56 40 17
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -23
Permanent jobs citing Linux 15 33 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 2.30% 5.30% 9.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.36% 29.46% 31.90%
Number of salaries quoted 14 21 31
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,500 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £40,000 £47,000
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
132 112 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 20.28% 17.98% 28.22%
Number of salaries quoted 94 89 101
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,250 £21,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,648 £46,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,200 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-0.80% -

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 22 October 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Swindon

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 9 (27.27%) UNIX
1 9 (27.27%) Cisco
1 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 8 (24.24%) ITIL
2 8 (24.24%) HTML
2 8 (24.24%) JavaScript
2 8 (24.24%) CSS
2 8 (24.24%) VMware
2 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (24.24%) SaaS
3 7 (21.21%) HTML5
3 7 (21.21%) jQuery
3 7 (21.21%) Scrum
3 7 (21.21%) MySQL
3 7 (21.21%) SQL
3 7 (21.21%) Windows
3 7 (21.21%) OO
3 7 (21.21%) CheckPoint
4 6 (18.18%) OOD
4 6 (18.18%) HP
4 6 (18.18%) .NET
4 6 (18.18%) C#
4 6 (18.18%) Oracle
4 6 (18.18%) XML
4 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET
4 6 (18.18%) MVC
4 6 (18.18%) Subversion
4 6 (18.18%) NHibernate
4 6 (18.18%) Web Development
4 6 (18.18%) WFM

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 1 (3.03%) CMS
1 1 (3.03%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (3.03%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (24.24%) SaaS
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon S3
2 1 (3.03%) Heroku
2 1 (3.03%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) Firewall
1 4 (12.12%) Network Security
2 2 (6.06%) VoIP
2 2 (6.06%) WAN
2 2 (6.06%) DHCP
2 2 (6.06%) VPN
2 2 (6.06%) DNS
2 2 (6.06%) Broadband
2 2 (6.06%) Wireless
2 2 (6.06%) WiMAX
2 2 (6.06%) 4G
2 2 (6.06%) LTE
3 1 (3.03%) SSH
3 1 (3.03%) LAN
3 1 (3.03%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) MySQL
2 5 (15.15%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.03%) Big Data
3 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Subversion
2 1 (3.03%) RSpec
2 1 (3.03%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.03%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (3.03%) Sublime Text
General
1 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Advertising
2 2 (6.06%) Games
2 2 (6.06%) Banking
2 2 (6.06%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) Developer
2 6 (18.18%) Web Developer
2 6 (18.18%) C# Developer
2 6 (18.18%) C# Web Developer
3 5 (15.15%) Oracle DBA
3 5 (15.15%) DBA
4 3 (9.09%) Operations Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Tester
5 2 (6.06%) Software Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Network Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Penetration Tester
5 2 (6.06%) Server Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) LAMP Developer
6 1 (3.03%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Product Specialist
6 1 (3.03%) Network Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (24.24%) HTML
1 8 (24.24%) CSS
2 7 (21.21%) HTML5
2 7 (21.21%) jQuery
3 6 (18.18%) .NET
3 6 (18.18%) XML
3 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET
3 6 (18.18%) NHibernate
3 6 (18.18%) JSON
3 6 (18.18%) RESTful
3 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (3.03%) Backbone.js
4 1 (3.03%) Sass
4 1 (3.03%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.03%) Ajax
4 1 (3.03%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (3.03%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) Open Source
3 1 (3.03%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.03%) Physics
3 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.03%) Economics
3 1 (3.03%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 9 (27.27%) UNIX
2 7 (21.21%) Windows
3 5 (15.15%) Solaris
4 2 (6.06%) Debian
4 2 (6.06%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (6.06%) Ubuntu
4 2 (6.06%) CentOS
5 1 (3.03%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) ITIL
1 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (21.21%) Scrum
2 7 (21.21%) OO
3 6 (18.18%) OOD
3 6 (18.18%) MVC
3 6 (18.18%) Web Development
3 6 (18.18%) WFM
4 2 (6.06%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (6.06%) Software Engineering
4 2 (6.06%) Network Management
4 2 (6.06%) Test Management
4 2 (6.06%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.03%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (3.03%) Analytics
5 1 (3.03%) TDD
5 1 (3.03%) TOGAF
5 1 (3.03%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (3.03%) Service Management
5 1 (3.03%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (24.24%) JavaScript
2 7 (21.21%) SQL
3 6 (18.18%) C#
4 4 (12.12%) Shell Script
5 3 (9.09%) C++
5 3 (9.09%) Perl
6 2 (6.06%) C
6 2 (6.06%) Python
6 2 (6.06%) Embedded C
6 2 (6.06%) Embedded C++
7 1 (3.03%) PHP5
7 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.03%) Ruby
7 1 (3.03%) PHP
7 1 (3.03%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.12%) MCP
2 4 (12.12%) MCSE
2 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (12.12%) Degree
3 2 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.06%) CCNP
3 2 (6.06%) CCNA
3 2 (6.06%) JNCIS
3 2 (6.06%) CEH
3 2 (6.06%) OSCP
3 2 (6.06%) OSCE
4 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.03%) PhD
4 1 (3.03%) HNC
4 1 (3.03%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (6.06%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (15.15%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (12.12%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.12%) Hyper-V
3 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (6.06%) ProxySG
5 1 (3.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) Data Guard
2 3 (9.09%) SCCM
2 3 (9.09%) SCOM
3 2 (6.06%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (3.03%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 9 (27.27%) Cisco
1 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 8 (24.24%) VMware
3 7 (21.21%) CheckPoint
4 6 (18.18%) HP
4 6 (18.18%) Oracle
5 4 (12.12%) Citrix
6 3 (9.09%) F5
6 3 (9.09%) Juniper
7 2 (6.06%) EMC
7 2 (6.06%) Symantec
7 2 (6.06%) McAfee
7 2 (6.06%) Sourcefire
7 2 (6.06%) Blue Coat
8 1 (3.03%) Remedy
8 1 (3.03%) IBM
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