The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 30 31 27
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 77 79 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 6.86% 6.50% 8.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.62% 22.70% 31.10%
Number of salaries quoted 68 76 60
Average salary £40,750 £33,750 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.74% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £28,072
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Linux
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wiltshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Wiltshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
326 348 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 29.06% 28.62% 25.73%
Number of salaries quoted 300 296 217
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £23,000 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Wiltshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Linux
Salary Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Wiltshire region.

Linux Salary Trend in Wiltshire

Linux
Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

Linux
Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon +5 18 £42,548 +37.25% 9
Salisbury -4 14 £42,750 +31.53% 1
Chippenham -11 13 £31,000 -4.61%
Trowbridge -6 3 £26,000 +10.63%
Corsham 0 1 £35,000 +14.75%
Malmesbury - 1 - -
Linux
South West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Wiltshire 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 90 (57.32%) Windows
2 52 (33.12%) VMware
3 50 (31.85%) Java
4 46 (29.30%) Oracle
5 42 (26.75%) ITIL
6 40 (25.48%) Degree
7 35 (22.29%) Security Cleared
8 34 (21.66%) Microsoft
9 33 (21.02%) Firewall
10 32 (20.38%) SQL Server
11 31 (19.75%) Python
11 31 (19.75%) Software Engineering
11 31 (19.75%) VMware Infrastructure
12 30 (19.11%) Cisco
13 29 (18.47%) .NET
13 29 (18.47%) UNIX
14 27 (17.20%) SQL
14 27 (17.20%) DNS
14 27 (17.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 27 (17.20%) SaaS
15 25 (15.92%) C++
15 25 (15.92%) CRM
16 24 (15.29%) vSphere
17 23 (14.65%) MS Excel
17 23 (14.65%) TCP/IP
17 23 (14.65%) Cisco Certification
18 22 (14.01%) SharePoint
18 22 (14.01%) Tomcat
19 21 (13.38%) C
19 21 (13.38%) IIS

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Wiltshire 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 22 (14.01%) Tomcat
1 22 (14.01%) SharePoint
2 21 (13.38%) IIS
3 12 (7.64%) MS Exchange
4 7 (4.46%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (3.82%) Cloud Foundry
6 4 (2.55%) Apache
6 4 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.27%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.27%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.64%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.64%) Oracle 10gAS
8 1 (0.64%) Drupal
8 1 (0.64%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.64%) Lync
Applications
1 23 (14.65%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.10%) MS Office
3 1 (0.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 21 (13.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.91%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (1.91%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.27%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 27 (17.20%) SaaS
2 8 (5.10%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (4.46%) PaaS
3 7 (4.46%) IaaS
4 6 (3.82%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 6 (3.82%) Heroku
5 2 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.64%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 33 (21.02%) Firewall
2 27 (17.20%) DNS
3 23 (14.65%) TCP/IP
4 20 (12.74%) DHCP
5 14 (8.92%) Network Security
6 12 (7.64%) NAS
6 12 (7.64%) SAN
7 11 (7.01%) HTTP
7 11 (7.01%) SSL
7 11 (7.01%) IPsec
8 9 (5.73%) VPN
9 7 (4.46%) FTP
9 7 (4.46%) DMZ
9 7 (4.46%) SMTP
9 7 (4.46%) PSTN
9 7 (4.46%) X.400
9 7 (4.46%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (4.46%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (4.46%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 7 (4.46%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (20.38%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.37%) MySQL
3 8 (5.10%) Hadoop
4 6 (3.82%) Big Data
4 6 (3.82%) NoSQL
5 5 (3.18%) Relational Database
5 5 (3.18%) MongoDB
6 4 (2.55%) RDBMS
6 4 (2.55%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.91%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (1.91%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (1.91%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.27%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.27%) CouchDB
8 2 (1.27%) Voldemort
8 2 (1.27%) HBase
9 1 (0.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 12 (7.64%) Eclipse
1 12 (7.64%) NetBeans
1 12 (7.64%) Jenkins
2 9 (5.73%) Maven
3 7 (4.46%) Subversion
3 7 (4.46%) Hudson
3 7 (4.46%) Selenium
3 7 (4.46%) JMeter
4 5 (3.18%) Ant
5 3 (1.91%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.27%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.27%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (1.27%) JDeveloper
7 1 (0.64%) StarTeam
7 1 (0.64%) FitNesse
7 1 (0.64%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.64%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (0.64%) Bitbucket
General
1 19 (12.10%) Finance
2 11 (7.01%) Electronics
3 7 (4.46%) Manufacturing
3 7 (4.46%) Banking
3 7 (4.46%) Retail
4 6 (3.82%) Games
5 5 (3.18%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.91%) Back Office
7 2 (1.27%) Marketing
7 2 (1.27%) Multimedia
7 2 (1.27%) Military
7 2 (1.27%) Advertising
8 1 (0.64%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.64%) Local Government
8 1 (0.64%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 26 (16.56%) Applications Support
2 24 (15.29%) Support Engineer
3 19 (12.10%) Software Engineer
3 19 (12.10%) Applications Support Engineer
4 17 (10.83%) Developer
5 16 (10.19%) Team Leader
6 15 (9.55%) Network Engineer
7 10 (6.37%) Architect
7 10 (6.37%) Network Security Engineer
7 10 (6.37%) Security Engineer
7 10 (6.37%) Linux Engineer
8 9 (5.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (5.73%) Analyst
9 8 (5.10%) Administrator
9 8 (5.10%) Infrastructure Architect
10 7 (4.46%) Technical Team Leader
10 7 (4.46%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 7 (4.46%) Support Team Leader
10 7 (4.46%) Technical Support Team Leader
10 7 (4.46%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (18.47%) .NET
2 13 (8.28%) Web Services
3 11 (7.01%) HTML
4 9 (5.73%) XML
4 9 (5.73%) SOAP
4 9 (5.73%) REST
5 8 (5.10%) Spring
5 8 (5.10%) JSF
6 7 (4.46%) Java EE
6 7 (4.46%) EJB
6 7 (4.46%) JPA
6 7 (4.46%) EJB 3.0
7 6 (3.82%) J2EE
8 5 (3.18%) jQuery
9 4 (2.55%) JMS
9 4 (2.55%) Middleware
10 3 (1.91%) CSS
10 3 (1.91%) XSLT
10 3 (1.91%) Servlets
10 3 (1.91%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.74%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (10.19%) Computer Science
3 7 (4.46%) CESG
3 7 (4.46%) Algorithms
3 7 (4.46%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 6 (3.82%) Data Centre
4 6 (3.82%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (3.18%) Statistics
5 5 (3.18%) Mathematics
6 4 (2.55%) Online Banking
6 4 (2.55%) Clustering
7 3 (1.91%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.91%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.91%) HP Storage
8 2 (1.27%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.27%) DTV
8 2 (1.27%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.27%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.27%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.64%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 90 (57.32%) Windows
2 29 (18.47%) UNIX
3 27 (17.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (10.83%) CentOS
5 10 (6.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (4.46%) Ubuntu
6 7 (4.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (3.82%) Solaris
7 6 (3.82%) Windows 7
8 5 (3.18%) Windows 8
9 4 (2.55%) Apple iOS
9 4 (2.55%) Windows XP
9 4 (2.55%) Android
10 2 (1.27%) Debian
11 1 (0.64%) Fedora
11 1 (0.64%) SUSE
11 1 (0.64%) AIX
11 1 (0.64%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (26.75%) ITIL
2 31 (19.75%) Software Engineering
3 25 (15.92%) CRM
4 18 (11.46%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (7.01%) UML
6 8 (5.10%) PRINCE2
6 8 (5.10%) Service Delivery
6 8 (5.10%) TDD
6 8 (5.10%) Product Management
6 8 (5.10%) Network Monitoring
7 7 (4.46%) Test Scripting
7 7 (4.46%) WFM
7 7 (4.46%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (4.46%) Capacity Management
7 7 (4.46%) Software Testing
7 7 (4.46%) OO
8 6 (3.82%) Change Management
8 6 (3.82%) DevOps
9 5 (3.18%) Programme Management
9 5 (3.18%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 50 (31.85%) Java
2 31 (19.75%) Python
3 27 (17.20%) SQL
4 25 (15.92%) C++
5 21 (13.38%) C
6 16 (10.19%) Perl
7 14 (8.92%) PHP
8 13 (8.28%) PowerShell
9 8 (5.10%) Shell Script
10 7 (4.46%) Embedded C
10 7 (4.46%) Ruby
11 6 (3.82%) JavaScript
12 5 (3.18%) C#
13 4 (2.55%) Ada
13 4 (2.55%) Bash Shell
13 4 (2.55%) XPath
14 3 (1.91%) PL/SQL
15 2 (1.27%) Delphi
15 2 (1.27%) XQuery
15 2 (1.27%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 40 (25.48%) Degree
2 35 (22.29%) Security Cleared
3 23 (14.65%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (10.19%) SC Cleared
5 12 (7.64%) CCNA
6 11 (7.01%) CCNP
7 9 (5.73%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (5.10%) MCSE
9 7 (4.46%) EMC Certification
9 7 (4.46%) CISSP
9 7 (4.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 6 (3.82%) MCP
11 4 (2.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (1.91%) ISTQB
12 3 (1.91%) MCSA
12 3 (1.91%) CCIE
12 3 (1.91%) DV Cleared
13 2 (1.27%) CCENT
13 2 (1.27%) MCDST
14 1 (0.64%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.19%) ISO 9001
2 13 (8.28%) SLA
3 12 (7.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.91%) QA
System Software
1 31 (19.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (15.29%) vSphere
3 18 (11.46%) Active Directory
4 8 (5.10%) Hyper-V
4 8 (5.10%) vCloud
5 5 (3.18%) KVM
5 5 (3.18%) VMware ESX
6 4 (2.55%) Terminal Services
6 4 (2.55%) XenApp
7 3 (1.91%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.27%) Firmware
9 1 (0.64%) Docker
9 1 (0.64%) iptables
Systems Management
1 10 (6.37%) Puppet
2 9 (5.73%) Nagios
3 8 (5.10%) SCOM
4 7 (4.46%) Cisco UCCX
4 7 (4.46%) Cisco UCCE
4 7 (4.46%) Cisco CUCM
4 7 (4.46%) CA Spectrum
5 6 (3.82%) NetBackup
6 5 (3.18%) HP SIM
6 5 (3.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 3 (1.91%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (1.91%) WSUS
7 3 (1.91%) SCCM
8 1 (0.64%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.64%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.64%) Cacti
8 1 (0.64%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 1 (0.64%) Cobbler
8 1 (0.64%) Ansible
8 1 (0.64%) Salt
Vendors
1 52 (33.12%) VMware
2 46 (29.30%) Oracle
3 34 (21.66%) Microsoft
4 30 (19.11%) Cisco
5 15 (9.55%) HP
6 14 (8.92%) Red Hat
7 12 (7.64%) Juniper
8 8 (5.10%) Citrix
9 7 (4.46%) EMC
9 7 (4.46%) Intel
9 7 (4.46%) CA
9 7 (4.46%) Blue Coat
9 7 (4.46%) F5
9 7 (4.46%) Nimsoft
9 7 (4.46%) Splunk
9 7 (4.46%) McAfee
9 7 (4.46%) Verint
9 7 (4.46%) Lancope
10 5 (3.18%) Symantec
10 5 (3.18%) Dell
Swindon, Wiltshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 7 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 7 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 7 hours ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + benefits and shift allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Wiltshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 18 days ago
Swindon
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefit package
Posted: 23 days ago