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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 30 41 16
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -25
Permanent jobs citing Linux 62 55 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 5.70% 5.75% 11.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.05% 25.70% 35.26%
Number of salaries quoted 56 49 101
Average salary £37,750 £37,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.02% +2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £23,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
269 214 329
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 24.75% 22.38% 31.45%
Number of salaries quoted 229 198 298
Average salary £35,820 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.18% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 6 March 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 6 March 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
Chippenham +13 22 £37,500 +1.35% 5
Swindon 0 22 £44,500 +16.33% 12
Salisbury - 3 £46,500 - 1
Warminster - 1 £21,000 - 1
Linux
South West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 62 (39.49%) ITIL
2 61 (38.85%) Windows
3 57 (36.31%) UNIX
4 52 (33.12%) VMware
5 46 (29.30%) Security Cleared
6 43 (27.39%) HTML
7 42 (26.75%) SQL
8 41 (26.11%) SC Cleared
9 40 (25.48%) Oracle
10 39 (24.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 38 (24.20%) Java
12 37 (23.57%) Red Hat
13 35 (22.29%) PHP
14 32 (20.38%) JavaScript
14 32 (20.38%) VMware Infrastructure
15 30 (19.11%) Solaris
16 29 (18.47%) SAN
17 26 (16.56%) Telecoms
17 26 (16.56%) Finance
18 25 (15.92%) HP
18 25 (15.92%) Shell Script
19 24 (15.29%) Microsoft
19 24 (15.29%) TCP/IP
20 23 (14.65%) MySQL
21 22 (14.01%) J2EE
21 22 (14.01%) Sun
21 22 (14.01%) CentOS
22 21 (13.38%) VPN
22 21 (13.38%) Banking
22 21 (13.38%) Subversion

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 18 (11.46%) Apache
1 18 (11.46%) WebLogic
2 15 (9.55%) Tomcat
3 10 (6.37%) JBoss
4 9 (5.73%) WordPress
4 9 (5.73%) nginx
5 8 (5.10%) IIS
6 7 (4.46%) WebSphere
6 7 (4.46%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.64%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.64%) CMS
7 1 (0.64%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 14 (8.92%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.91%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.91%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (1.91%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.64%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.91%) SaaS
2 2 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 29 (18.47%) SAN
2 24 (15.29%) TCP/IP
3 21 (13.38%) VPN
4 18 (11.46%) NAS
5 16 (10.19%) Firewall
6 15 (9.55%) DNS
6 15 (9.55%) DHCP
7 11 (7.01%) SSL
7 11 (7.01%) IPsec
8 10 (6.37%) WAN
9 7 (4.46%) Network Security
10 6 (3.82%) Ethernet
10 6 (3.82%) LAN
11 4 (2.55%) VoIP
12 3 (1.91%) SNMP
13 2 (1.27%) Wireless
13 2 (1.27%) Internet
14 1 (0.64%) Wi-Fi
14 1 (0.64%) VLAN
14 1 (0.64%) MRTG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (14.65%) MySQL
2 17 (10.83%) SQL Server
3 7 (4.46%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.91%) Big Data
5 2 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.64%) OLTP
6 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.64%) OLAP
6 1 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.64%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.64%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.64%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 21 (13.38%) Subversion
2 18 (11.46%) Maven
2 18 (11.46%) Oracle Forms
2 18 (11.46%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.91%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.91%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.27%) jMock
4 2 (1.27%) JUnit
5 1 (0.64%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.64%) JDeveloper
5 1 (0.64%) NetBeans
General
1 26 (16.56%) Telecoms
1 26 (16.56%) Finance
2 21 (13.38%) Banking
3 13 (8.28%) Advertising
3 13 (8.28%) Marketing
4 9 (5.73%) Games
5 5 (3.18%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.55%) Electronics
7 3 (1.91%) Retail
8 2 (1.27%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 24 (15.29%) Support Engineer
2 19 (12.10%) Developer
3 18 (11.46%) Applications Support
3 18 (11.46%) Linux Engineer
4 17 (10.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 15 (9.55%) 3rd Line Support
5 15 (9.55%) Analyst
6 14 (8.92%) PHP Developer
7 13 (8.28%) Administrator
8 12 (7.64%) Systems Engineer
9 11 (7.01%) Software Engineer
10 10 (6.37%) Web Developer
10 10 (6.37%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 10 (6.37%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 9 (5.73%) Systems Administrator
11 9 (5.73%) Server Engineer
12 8 (5.10%) Team Leader
12 8 (5.10%) Security Engineer
12 8 (5.10%) UNIX Engineer
12 8 (5.10%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (27.39%) HTML
2 22 (14.01%) J2EE
3 20 (12.74%) JSP
4 19 (12.10%) XML
5 13 (8.28%) CSS
5 13 (8.28%) .NET
5 13 (8.28%) jQuery
6 10 (6.37%) Web Services
7 9 (5.73%) Ajax
8 6 (3.82%) Spring
8 6 (3.82%) ASP.NET
9 4 (2.55%) Middleware
9 4 (2.55%) LAMP
10 3 (1.91%) Java EE
10 3 (1.91%) POSIX
11 2 (1.27%) XML Schema
11 2 (1.27%) Struts
11 2 (1.27%) Servlets
11 2 (1.27%) JSTL
11 2 (1.27%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.28%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.18%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (2.55%) Algorithms
4 3 (1.91%) Open Source
4 3 (1.91%) Client/Server
4 3 (1.91%) Device Driver
5 2 (1.27%) Clustering
5 2 (1.27%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.27%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (1.27%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.27%) Statistics
5 2 (1.27%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.27%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.64%) User Experience
6 1 (0.64%) DTV
6 1 (0.64%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.64%) NHS
6 1 (0.64%) Economics
6 1 (0.64%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 61 (38.85%) Windows
2 57 (36.31%) UNIX
3 39 (24.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 30 (19.11%) Solaris
5 22 (14.01%) CentOS
6 15 (9.55%) SUSE
7 13 (8.28%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (5.73%) HPUX
9 6 (3.82%) Debian
10 5 (3.18%) Windows 2000
10 5 (3.18%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (3.18%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (1.91%) Windows 7
11 3 (1.91%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (1.27%) Android
13 1 (0.64%) Fedora
13 1 (0.64%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (39.49%) ITIL
2 17 (10.83%) Software Engineering
3 13 (8.28%) Project Management
4 12 (7.64%) Change Management
5 11 (7.01%) PRINCE2
5 11 (7.01%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (7.01%) Configuration Management
6 10 (6.37%) OO
7 9 (5.73%) SEO
8 8 (5.10%) Migration
8 8 (5.10%) OO PHP
9 7 (4.46%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (3.82%) Process Management
10 6 (3.82%) OOP
10 6 (3.82%) Mentoring
10 6 (3.82%) Analytics
10 6 (3.82%) Data Transformation
10 6 (3.82%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (3.18%) Coaching
11 5 (3.18%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 42 (26.75%) SQL
2 38 (24.20%) Java
3 35 (22.29%) PHP
4 32 (20.38%) JavaScript
5 25 (15.92%) Shell Script
6 20 (12.74%) PowerShell
7 17 (10.83%) C++
8 15 (9.55%) C
9 10 (6.37%) C#
10 8 (5.10%) Delphi
10 8 (5.10%) VBA
11 7 (4.46%) Pascal
12 6 (3.82%) PL/SQL
13 4 (2.55%) Embedded C
14 3 (1.91%) Python
15 2 (1.27%) PHP5
16 1 (0.64%) XQuery
16 1 (0.64%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 46 (29.30%) Security Cleared
2 41 (26.11%) SC Cleared
3 16 (10.19%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (9.55%) CCNP
5 13 (8.28%) Sun Certification
5 13 (8.28%) SCSA
6 12 (7.64%) RHCA
7 11 (7.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 10 (6.37%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (6.37%) MCP
9 9 (5.73%) Degree
10 7 (4.46%) MCSE
11 6 (3.82%) VCP4
12 5 (3.18%) CCNA
13 2 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (1.27%) JNCIS
14 1 (0.64%) MBA
14 1 (0.64%) PhD
14 1 (0.64%) HNC
14 1 (0.64%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.55%) SLA
2 1 (0.64%) QA
System Software
1 32 (20.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (8.92%) Active Directory
3 12 (7.64%) vSphere
3 12 (7.64%) vCloud
4 4 (2.55%) Firmware
4 4 (2.55%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.27%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 16 (10.19%) NetBackup
2 8 (5.10%) Nagios
3 7 (4.46%) Puppet
3 7 (4.46%) WSUS
4 4 (2.55%) SCCM
4 4 (2.55%) SCOM
5 3 (1.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (1.27%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.64%) Check_MK
Vendors
1 52 (33.12%) VMware
2 40 (25.48%) Oracle
3 37 (23.57%) Red Hat
4 25 (15.92%) HP
5 24 (15.29%) Microsoft
6 22 (14.01%) Sun
7 20 (12.74%) Cisco
8 19 (12.10%) Symantec
9 18 (11.46%) Business Objects
10 15 (9.55%) CheckPoint
11 14 (8.92%) Juniper
12 10 (6.37%) F5
13 7 (4.46%) Blue Coat
13 7 (4.46%) Sourcefire
13 7 (4.46%) IBM
14 6 (3.82%) NetApp
14 6 (3.82%) Wind River
15 5 (3.18%) Crossbeam
15 5 (3.18%) Citrix
16 2 (1.27%) McAfee
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Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
ETS Technical Selection Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £53,000 per annum Pension + Flexi Hours + Home Work +
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Chippenham
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Superb Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Swindon
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
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Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
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Swindon
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
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Chippenham
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Corsham
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
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