Period
to 11 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Swindon with a requirement for Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Linux over the 6 months to 11 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 22 24
Rank change year-on-year +13 +2 +39
Permanent jobs citing Linux 130 47 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 15.20% 6.88% 7.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 52.42% 31.97% 30.05%
Number of salaries quoted 119 44 56
Swindon median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +31.25% -
10th Percentile £30,800 £30,200 £27,875
90th Percentile £73,750 £77,500 £47,500
Wiltshire median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -

Linux is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Swindon with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Swindon
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 248 147 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 29.01% 21.52% 26.23%
Number of salaries quoted 230 119 163
Swindon median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +21.43% -6.67%
10th Percentile £27,900 £21,700 £21,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £57,500 £46,250
Wiltshire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +21.43% -

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

Job postings citing Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Swindon.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Swindon

Linux
Salary Trend in Swindon

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

Salary trend for Linux in Swindon

Linux
Salary Histogram in Swindon

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Swindon over the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Linux in Swindon

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Swindon region with a requirement for Linux.

1 71 (54.62%) Windows
2 41 (31.54%) Security Cleared
3 40 (30.77%) VMware
3 40 (30.77%) DevOps
4 36 (27.69%) Amazon AWS
5 33 (25.38%) Agile Software Development
6 32 (24.62%) Python
7 30 (23.08%) SC Cleared
8 28 (21.54%) Red Hat
8 28 (21.54%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 26 (20.00%) SQL Server
10 25 (19.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 25 (19.23%) MySQL
10 25 (19.23%) Software Engineering
11 24 (18.46%) Oracle
11 24 (18.46%) Load Balancing
11 24 (18.46%) Bash Shell
12 21 (16.15%) Microsoft Azure
13 20 (15.38%) Veeam
13 20 (15.38%) Google
13 20 (15.38%) SQL
14 19 (14.62%) Service Delivery
14 19 (14.62%) Google Cloud Platform
15 18 (13.85%) Ansible
15 18 (13.85%) Terraform
15 18 (13.85%) EMC VNX
15 18 (13.85%) Dell
15 18 (13.85%) EMC
15 18 (13.85%) VMware Infrastructure
15 18 (13.85%) EMC NetWorker

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 8 (6.15%) Oracle Application Server
3 6 (4.62%) Apache
4 2 (1.54%) Confluence
4 2 (1.54%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.77%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.08%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 36 (27.69%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (16.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (14.62%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (3.08%) SaaS
5 2 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.54%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.54%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (1.54%) Office 365
5 2 (1.54%) PaaS
6 1 (0.77%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.00%) Firewall
2 12 (9.23%) Cisco ASA
2 12 (9.23%) Cisco ISE
2 12 (9.23%) Cisco Nexus
2 12 (9.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 12 (9.23%) TACACS
2 12 (9.23%) tcpdump
2 12 (9.23%) Wireshark
3 9 (6.92%) DNS
4 8 (6.15%) SMTP
4 8 (6.15%) SSL
5 7 (5.38%) Network Security
6 5 (3.85%) BGP
6 5 (3.85%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 5 (3.85%) OSPF
7 2 (1.54%) VLAN
8 1 (0.77%) DHCP
8 1 (0.77%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 25 (19.23%) MySQL
3 14 (10.77%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (9.23%) Amazon Redshift
4 12 (9.23%) Big Data
4 12 (9.23%) BigQuery
4 12 (9.23%) Data Lake
4 12 (9.23%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (9.23%) Hadoop
4 12 (9.23%) Oracle Reports
4 12 (9.23%) RDBMS
4 12 (9.23%) Relational Database
4 12 (9.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (9.23%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (1.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (1.54%) Cosmos DB
5 2 (1.54%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.54%) Redis
5 2 (1.54%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 16 (12.31%) Git (software)
2 13 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 12 (9.23%) Subversion
4 10 (7.69%) JIRA
5 9 (6.92%) GitLab
6 8 (6.15%) Visual Studio
7 6 (4.62%) Eclipse
8 5 (3.85%) ClearCase
9 4 (3.08%) Bitbucket
10 2 (1.54%) Maven
10 2 (1.54%) Visual Studio Team System
11 1 (0.77%) Ant
11 1 (0.77%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.77%) JUnit
11 1 (0.77%) Selenium
General
1 12 (9.23%) Telecoms
2 9 (6.92%) Banking
3 7 (5.38%) Finance
4 3 (2.31%) Retail
5 2 (1.54%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 28 (21.54%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 26 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 18 (13.85%) Backup Engineer
3 18 (13.85%) Storage and Backup Engineer
3 18 (13.85%) Storage Engineer
4 13 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
5 12 (9.23%) Architect
5 12 (9.23%) Data Architect
5 12 (9.23%) Network Engineer
6 10 (7.69%) Software Engineer
7 9 (6.92%) Cloud Architect
8 8 (6.15%) Administrator
9 7 (5.38%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 7 (5.38%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 7 (5.38%) Senior Network Engineer
9 7 (5.38%) Systems Administrator
10 6 (4.62%) C++ Software Engineer
10 6 (4.62%) Unix Engineer
11 5 (3.85%) Network Support
11 5 (3.85%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.38%) CSS
1 7 (5.38%) HTML
2 6 (4.62%) Qt
3 4 (3.08%) LAMP
3 4 (3.08%) Middleware
3 4 (3.08%) RESTful
3 4 (3.08%) Symfony
3 4 (3.08%) Web Services
3 4 (3.08%) XML
4 3 (2.31%) .NET
4 3 (2.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (1.54%) AngularJS
5 2 (1.54%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (1.54%) CSS3
5 2 (1.54%) HTML5
5 2 (1.54%) LAPP Stack
5 2 (1.54%) Laravel
5 2 (1.54%) Material Design
5 2 (1.54%) REST
5 2 (1.54%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.85%) EMC VNX
2 17 (13.08%) Clustering
3 7 (5.38%) Private Cloud
4 6 (4.62%) Fintech
4 6 (4.62%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.85%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 4 (3.08%) Data Centre
6 4 (3.08%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.54%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.54%) Wiki
8 1 (0.77%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 71 (54.62%) Windows
2 25 (19.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 17 (13.08%) Ubuntu
4 16 (12.31%) CentOS
5 13 (10.00%) Windows Server
6 12 (9.23%) Solaris
6 12 (9.23%) Unix
7 4 (3.08%) Debian
8 1 (0.77%) CoreOS
8 1 (0.77%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (30.77%) DevOps
2 33 (25.38%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (21.54%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 25 (19.23%) Software Engineering
5 24 (18.46%) Load Balancing
6 19 (14.62%) Service Delivery
7 17 (13.08%) ITIL
8 15 (11.54%) High Availability
8 15 (11.54%) Mentoring
8 15 (11.54%) Scrum
9 13 (10.00%) Data Protection
9 13 (10.00%) Line Management
10 12 (9.23%) Data Architecture
10 12 (9.23%) ERD
10 12 (9.23%) UML
10 12 (9.23%) Validation
10 12 (9.23%) Visualisation
11 10 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (7.69%) OO
11 10 (7.69%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 32 (24.62%) Python
2 24 (18.46%) Bash Shell
3 20 (15.38%) SQL
4 12 (9.23%) Tcl
5 10 (7.69%) C#
5 10 (7.69%) C++
6 8 (6.15%) Shell Script
7 6 (4.62%) Java
7 6 (4.62%) JavaScript
7 6 (4.62%) PowerShell
8 5 (3.85%) C
9 4 (3.08%) Korn
9 4 (3.08%) Perl
9 4 (3.08%) PHP
9 4 (3.08%) Ruby
10 2 (1.54%) ANSI SQL
10 2 (1.54%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.77%) Go
11 1 (0.77%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (31.54%) Security Cleared
2 30 (23.08%) SC Cleared
3 16 (12.31%) Degree
4 8 (6.15%) CCNP
4 8 (6.15%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (6.15%) RHCE
5 7 (5.38%) CCNA
5 7 (5.38%) CCSA
5 7 (5.38%) CCSE
6 3 (2.31%) OCP
6 3 (2.31%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.77%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (13.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.31%) QA
3 1 (0.77%) GDPR
3 1 (0.77%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.77%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (13.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (12.31%) Docker
3 13 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
4 12 (9.23%) VMware NSX
5 8 (6.15%) Postfix
6 5 (3.85%) Active Directory
7 3 (2.31%) vSphere
7 3 (2.31%) XenApp
8 2 (1.54%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.77%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 18 (13.85%) Ansible
1 18 (13.85%) EMC NetWorker
1 18 (13.85%) Terraform
2 17 (13.08%) Puppet
3 14 (10.77%) Kubernetes
4 12 (9.23%) ArcSight ESM
5 11 (8.46%) SCCM
6 10 (7.69%) Netcool
6 10 (7.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 10 (7.69%) vCenter Server
7 8 (6.15%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (3.08%) Packer
9 1 (0.77%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.77%) FreeIPA
9 1 (0.77%) Nagios
Vendors
1 40 (30.77%) VMware
2 28 (21.54%) Red Hat
3 24 (18.46%) Oracle
4 20 (15.38%) Google
4 20 (15.38%) Veeam
5 18 (13.85%) Dell
5 18 (13.85%) EMC
6 13 (10.00%) Cisco
7 12 (9.23%) ArcSight
7 12 (9.23%) Blue Coat
7 12 (9.23%) CheckPoint
7 12 (9.23%) F5
7 12 (9.23%) Teradata
8 10 (7.69%) CyberArk
8 10 (7.69%) SolarWinds
8 10 (7.69%) Symantec
9 8 (6.15%) Infoblox
10 5 (3.85%) Tufin
10 5 (3.85%) Veritas
11 4 (3.08%) BMC