Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 21 24
Rank change year-on-year +4 +3 +32
Permanent jobs citing Linux 91 63 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 11.06% 8.17% 9.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.30% 32.31% 36.49%
Number of salaries quoted 84 52 114
Swindon median annual salary £41,250 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.43% +16.67% +12.50%
10th Percentile £29,000 £29,900 £29,000
90th Percentile £77,125 £58,750 £49,250
Wiltshire median annual salary £39,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -13.33% +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 244 195 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 29.65% 25.29% 24.94%
Number of salaries quoted 233 158 182
Swindon median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +11.89% -4.67%
10th Percentile £24,250 £22,588 £21,525
90th Percentile £73,750 £53,750 £47,500
Wiltshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -

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 16 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Linux in Swindon

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 44 (48.35%) Windows
2 27 (29.67%) Security Cleared
3 25 (27.47%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (27.47%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (26.37%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 21 (23.08%) SC Cleared
5 21 (23.08%) Software Engineering
6 20 (21.98%) VMware
7 19 (20.88%) SQL Server
7 19 (20.88%) Veeam
8 18 (19.78%) DevOps
9 17 (18.68%) Microsoft Azure
9 17 (18.68%) MySQL
9 17 (18.68%) EMC
10 16 (17.58%) Dell
10 16 (17.58%) SQL
10 16 (17.58%) CentOS
10 16 (17.58%) EMC NetWorker
10 16 (17.58%) EMC VNX
11 15 (16.48%) Google
12 14 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 14 (15.38%) Puppet
12 14 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
12 14 (15.38%) OO
12 14 (15.38%) Service Delivery
12 14 (15.38%) Google Cloud Platform
13 13 (14.29%) Red Hat
13 13 (14.29%) Git (software)
13 13 (14.29%) SCCM
14 12 (13.19%) ISO/IEC 27001

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 (10.99%) SharePoint
2 7 (7.69%) Apache
3 5 (5.49%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (4.40%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (4.40%) MS Exchange
4 4 (4.40%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.20%) Confluence
5 2 (2.20%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.10%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 25 (27.47%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (18.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (15.38%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (5.49%) SaaS
5 3 (3.30%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (3.30%) Amazon S3
5 3 (3.30%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (2.20%) Office 365
7 1 (1.10%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.59%) Wireless
2 5 (5.49%) Firewall
3 4 (4.40%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (4.40%) SSL
4 3 (3.30%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (3.30%) Cisco ISE
4 3 (3.30%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (3.30%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (3.30%) Network Security
4 3 (3.30%) TACACS
4 3 (3.30%) tcpdump
4 3 (3.30%) Wireshark
5 1 (1.10%) DHCP
5 1 (1.10%) DNS
5 1 (1.10%) LAN
5 1 (1.10%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.10%) VLAN
5 1 (1.10%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (20.88%) SQL Server
2 17 (18.68%) MySQL
3 9 (9.89%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (7.69%) Amazon Redshift
4 7 (7.69%) Big Data
4 7 (7.69%) BigQuery
4 7 (7.69%) Data Lake
4 7 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (7.69%) Hadoop
4 7 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
4 7 (7.69%) RDBMS
4 7 (7.69%) Relational Database
4 7 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (3.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (3.30%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.20%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.20%) Redis
6 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (1.10%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 13 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 11 (12.09%) Subversion
2 11 (12.09%) Visual Studio
3 10 (10.99%) Jenkins
4 9 (9.89%) Eclipse
4 9 (9.89%) GitLab
5 7 (7.69%) ClearCase
6 6 (6.59%) JIRA
7 2 (2.20%) Bitbucket
7 2 (2.20%) Maven
8 1 (1.10%) Ant
8 1 (1.10%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.10%) JUnit
8 1 (1.10%) Selenium
8 1 (1.10%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (7.69%) Finance
2 5 (5.49%) Banking
3 4 (4.40%) Retail
3 4 (4.40%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.20%) Local Government
5 1 (1.10%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (21.98%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 16 (17.58%) Storage Engineer
3 12 (13.19%) Backup Engineer
3 12 (13.19%) Software Engineer
3 12 (13.19%) Storage and Backup Engineer
4 10 (10.99%) C++ Software Engineer
4 10 (10.99%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (7.69%) Administrator
5 7 (7.69%) Architect
5 7 (7.69%) Data Architect
5 7 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (6.59%) Developer
7 5 (5.49%) IT Security Officer
7 5 (5.49%) Security Officer
7 5 (5.49%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (5.49%) VMware Engineer
8 4 (4.40%) EMC Engineer
8 4 (4.40%) EMC Storage Engineer
8 4 (4.40%) Linux Administrator
8 4 (4.40%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.89%) CSS
1 9 (9.89%) HTML
2 6 (6.59%) Symfony
2 6 (6.59%) XML
3 5 (5.49%) LAMP
3 5 (5.49%) Qt
4 4 (4.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (3.30%) .NET
5 3 (3.30%) AngularJS
5 3 (3.30%) Laravel
6 2 (2.20%) Ajax
6 2 (2.20%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (2.20%) CSS3
6 2 (2.20%) HTML5
6 2 (2.20%) jQuery
6 2 (2.20%) LAPP Stack
6 2 (2.20%) Material Design
6 2 (2.20%) Spring
6 2 (2.20%) Spring Boot
7 1 (1.10%) RAML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.58%) EMC VNX
2 8 (8.79%) Fintech
3 7 (7.69%) Clustering
4 6 (6.59%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 5 (5.49%) Management Information System
6 4 (4.40%) Computer Science
7 3 (3.30%) Private Cloud
8 2 (2.20%) Algorithms
9 1 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (1.10%) Data Centre
9 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (1.10%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 44 (48.35%) Windows
2 16 (17.58%) CentOS
3 14 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (13.19%) Windows Server
5 10 (10.99%) Ubuntu
6 5 (5.49%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (4.40%) Unix
7 4 (4.40%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (3.30%) Solaris
9 2 (2.20%) Debian
9 2 (2.20%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (1.10%) CoreOS
10 1 (1.10%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (27.47%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (26.37%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 21 (23.08%) Software Engineering
4 18 (19.78%) DevOps
5 14 (15.38%) OO
5 14 (15.38%) Service Delivery
6 12 (13.19%) Mentoring
7 11 (12.09%) ITIL
8 10 (10.99%) High Availability
8 10 (10.99%) Line Management
8 10 (10.99%) Load Balancing
8 10 (10.99%) Scrum
9 9 (9.89%) Customer Requirements
9 9 (9.89%) TDD
10 8 (8.79%) Data Protection
11 7 (7.69%) Data Architecture
11 7 (7.69%) ERD
11 7 (7.69%) Kanban
11 7 (7.69%) Open Source
11 7 (7.69%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 16 (17.58%) SQL
2 12 (13.19%) Python
3 11 (12.09%) C++
4 7 (7.69%) Bash Shell
4 7 (7.69%) C#
4 7 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 6 (6.59%) PHP
6 3 (3.30%) Java
6 3 (3.30%) Perl
6 3 (3.30%) Ruby
6 3 (3.30%) Tcl
7 2 (2.20%) ANSI SQL
7 2 (2.20%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.20%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.20%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.10%) C
8 1 (1.10%) Go
8 1 (1.10%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.10%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 27 (29.67%) Security Cleared
2 21 (23.08%) SC Cleared
3 11 (12.09%) Degree
4 4 (4.40%) CCNP
4 4 (4.40%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.30%) CCNA
5 3 (3.30%) CCSA
5 3 (3.30%) CCSE
6 1 (1.10%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.30%) QA
3 1 (1.10%) GDPR
3 1 (1.10%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.10%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
2 12 (13.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (12.09%) Active Directory
3 11 (12.09%) Docker
4 3 (3.30%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.30%) VMware NSX
4 3 (3.30%) vSphere
4 3 (3.30%) XenApp
5 2 (2.20%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.10%) KVM
6 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.10%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.10%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 16 (17.58%) EMC NetWorker
2 14 (15.38%) Puppet
3 13 (14.29%) SCCM
4 11 (12.09%) Ansible
5 10 (10.99%) Terraform
5 10 (10.99%) vCenter Server
6 9 (9.89%) Kubernetes
7 4 (4.40%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (3.30%) ArcSight ESM
9 2 (2.20%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (1.10%) Cisco CUCM
10 1 (1.10%) Data Guard
10 1 (1.10%) FreeIPA
10 1 (1.10%) Nagios
10 1 (1.10%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (1.10%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 20 (21.98%) VMware
2 19 (20.88%) Veeam
3 17 (18.68%) EMC
4 16 (17.58%) Dell
5 15 (16.48%) Google
6 13 (14.29%) Red Hat
7 10 (10.99%) Microsoft
8 9 (9.89%) Oracle
9 7 (7.69%) Teradata
10 5 (5.49%) Cisco
11 4 (4.40%) Aruba
11 4 (4.40%) Brocade
11 4 (4.40%) McAfee
11 4 (4.40%) Remedy
11 4 (4.40%) SolarWinds
11 4 (4.40%) Sophos
12 3 (3.30%) ArcSight
12 3 (3.30%) Blue Coat
12 3 (3.30%) F5
12 3 (3.30%) Zend