Period
to 20 March 2019

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 20 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 5 21 22
Rank change year-on-year +16 +1 +36
Permanent jobs citing Linux 155 48 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 18.90% 7.31% 8.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 61.75% 38.71% 29.52%
Number of salaries quoted 143 48 58
Swindon median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +25.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £29,000 £29,750 £31,175
90th Percentile £67,500 £77,500 £55,000
Wiltshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% +14.29%

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 251 124 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 30.61% 18.87% 27.49%
Number of salaries quoted 228 111 163
Swindon median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +21.43% -
10th Percentile £25,175 £21,750 £21,750
90th Percentile £66,000 £58,750 £50,000
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 20 March 2019.

Salary histogram for Linux in Swindon

For the 6 months to 20 March 2019, 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 (45.81%) Windows
2 64 (41.29%) DevOps
3 58 (37.42%) Security Cleared
4 50 (32.26%) Python
5 47 (30.32%) VMware
6 44 (28.39%) Amazon AWS
7 40 (25.81%) SC Cleared
7 40 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
8 38 (24.52%) Red Hat
9 34 (21.94%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 32 (20.65%) Ansible
11 28 (18.06%) Terraform
11 28 (18.06%) Puppet
12 27 (17.42%) Bash Shell
12 27 (17.42%) CentOS
13 26 (16.77%) VMware Infrastructure
14 24 (15.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 24 (15.48%) Oracle
14 24 (15.48%) SQL Server
15 23 (14.84%) MySQL
15 23 (14.84%) Git (software)
16 22 (14.19%) Load Balancing
16 22 (14.19%) Service Delivery
17 21 (13.55%) SQL
18 20 (12.90%) Software Engineering
19 19 (12.26%) Ubuntu
19 19 (12.26%) EMC NetWorker
19 19 (12.26%) Veeam
19 19 (12.26%) Dell
19 19 (12.26%) EMC

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 11 (7.10%) SharePoint
2 8 (5.16%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (1.29%) Apache
4 1 (0.65%) Confluence
4 1 (0.65%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.58%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 44 (28.39%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (10.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (9.68%) Google Cloud Platform
4 9 (5.81%) SaaS
5 3 (1.94%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (1.94%) AWS Data Pipeline
5 3 (1.94%) Azure Data Factory
6 2 (1.29%) Office 365
6 2 (1.29%) PaaS
7 1 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.65%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.65%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.65%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.39%) Firewall
2 12 (7.74%) Cisco ASA
2 12 (7.74%) Cisco ISE
2 12 (7.74%) Cisco Nexus
2 12 (7.74%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 12 (7.74%) TACACS
2 12 (7.74%) tcpdump
2 12 (7.74%) Wireshark
3 9 (5.81%) DNS
4 8 (5.16%) IPv4
4 8 (5.16%) IPv6
4 8 (5.16%) SMTP
5 7 (4.52%) Network Security
5 7 (4.52%) SSL
6 5 (3.23%) BGP
6 5 (3.23%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 5 (3.23%) LAN
6 5 (3.23%) OSPF
6 5 (3.23%) WAN
7 3 (1.94%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (15.48%) SQL Server
2 23 (14.84%) MySQL
3 13 (8.39%) BigQuery
3 13 (8.39%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (8.39%) Hadoop
3 13 (8.39%) Relational Database
4 12 (7.74%) Data Lake
5 10 (6.45%) Amazon Redshift
5 10 (6.45%) Big Data
5 10 (6.45%) Oracle Reports
5 10 (6.45%) RDBMS
5 10 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (6.45%) SQL Server 2014
6 5 (3.23%) MongoDB
7 4 (2.58%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.94%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.29%) HBase
9 2 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (14.84%) Git (software)
2 15 (9.68%) Jenkins
3 11 (7.10%) Bitbucket
3 11 (7.10%) JIRA
4 6 (3.87%) Subversion
5 2 (1.29%) Gradle
5 2 (1.29%) Maven
5 2 (1.29%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.29%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.65%) Ant
6 1 (0.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.65%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.65%) GitLab
6 1 (0.65%) PhpStorm
General
1 14 (9.03%) Telecoms
2 12 (7.74%) Finance
3 7 (4.52%) Banking
4 3 (1.94%) Retail
5 2 (1.29%) Electronics
5 2 (1.29%) Local Government
5 2 (1.29%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.29%) Marketing
6 1 (0.65%) Legal
Job Titles
1 37 (23.87%) DevOps Engineer
2 32 (20.65%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 24 (15.48%) Linux Engineer
4 19 (12.26%) Backup Engineer
4 19 (12.26%) Storage and Backup Engineer
4 19 (12.26%) Storage Engineer
5 18 (11.61%) Administrator
6 17 (10.97%) AWS Engineer
7 15 (9.68%) AWS DevOps
7 15 (9.68%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 15 (9.68%) Systems Administrator
8 14 (9.03%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 14 (9.03%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 12 (7.74%) Network Engineer
10 11 (7.10%) Linux Administrator
10 11 (7.10%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 10 (6.45%) Architect
11 10 (6.45%) Data Architect
11 10 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 9 (5.81%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.87%) RESTful
2 5 (3.23%) Middleware
2 5 (3.23%) Web Services
3 4 (2.58%) .NET
3 4 (2.58%) CSS
4 3 (1.94%) HTML
5 2 (1.29%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (1.29%) REST
5 2 (1.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (0.65%) .NET Core
6 1 (0.65%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.65%) CSS3
6 1 (0.65%) LAMP
6 1 (0.65%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (0.65%) Laravel
6 1 (0.65%) Material Design
6 1 (0.65%) Spring
6 1 (0.65%) Spring Boot
6 1 (0.65%) Symfony
6 1 (0.65%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.26%) EMC VNX
2 15 (9.68%) Clustering
3 7 (4.52%) Fintech
3 7 (4.52%) Private Cloud
4 6 (3.87%) Data Centre
5 5 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.29%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.29%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.29%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.29%) Wiki
7 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.65%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 71 (45.81%) Windows
2 27 (17.42%) CentOS
3 24 (15.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (12.26%) Ubuntu
5 15 (9.68%) Windows Server
6 11 (7.10%) Solaris
6 11 (7.10%) Unix
7 3 (1.94%) Debian
8 2 (1.29%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.65%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (41.29%) DevOps
2 40 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (21.94%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 22 (14.19%) Load Balancing
4 22 (14.19%) Service Delivery
5 20 (12.90%) Software Engineering
6 16 (10.32%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (9.03%) Mentoring
8 12 (7.74%) ITIL
8 12 (7.74%) Line Management
8 12 (7.74%) Open Source
9 11 (7.10%) Data Protection
9 11 (7.10%) High Availability
9 11 (7.10%) Scrum
10 10 (6.45%) Data Architecture
10 10 (6.45%) ERD
10 10 (6.45%) Technical Analysis
10 10 (6.45%) UML
10 10 (6.45%) Validation
10 10 (6.45%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 50 (32.26%) Python
2 27 (17.42%) Bash Shell
3 21 (13.55%) SQL
4 12 (7.74%) Tcl
5 9 (5.81%) C#
6 8 (5.16%) C
6 8 (5.16%) PowerShell
7 7 (4.52%) Java
7 7 (4.52%) Ruby
7 7 (4.52%) Shell Script
8 6 (3.87%) C++
9 5 (3.23%) Korn
10 4 (2.58%) JavaScript
10 4 (2.58%) Perl
11 3 (1.94%) PHP
11 3 (1.94%) R
12 2 (1.29%) ANSI SQL
13 1 (0.65%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 58 (37.42%) Security Cleared
2 40 (25.81%) SC Cleared
3 12 (7.74%) Degree
4 10 (6.45%) RHCE
5 9 (5.81%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (5.16%) CCNP
7 7 (4.52%) CCNA
7 7 (4.52%) CCSA
7 7 (4.52%) CCSE
8 3 (1.94%) OCP
8 3 (1.94%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (1.29%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.94%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.94%) SLA
3 2 (1.29%) QA
4 1 (0.65%) GDPR
System Software
1 26 (16.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (12.26%) Docker
3 12 (7.74%) VMware ESXi
3 12 (7.74%) VMware NSX
4 8 (5.16%) Active Directory
4 8 (5.16%) Postfix
5 6 (3.87%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.94%) vSphere
7 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.65%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.65%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 32 (20.65%) Ansible
2 28 (18.06%) Puppet
2 28 (18.06%) Terraform
3 19 (12.26%) EMC NetWorker
4 18 (11.61%) Kubernetes
5 15 (9.68%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (7.74%) ArcSight ESM
6 12 (7.74%) SCCM
7 11 (7.10%) vCenter Server
8 10 (6.45%) Netcool
8 10 (6.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 9 (5.81%) Packer
10 8 (5.16%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 2 (1.29%) Salt
12 1 (0.65%) Cisco CUCM
12 1 (0.65%) FreeIPA
12 1 (0.65%) Nagios
Vendors
1 47 (30.32%) VMware
2 38 (24.52%) Red Hat
3 24 (15.48%) Oracle
4 19 (12.26%) Cisco
4 19 (12.26%) Dell
4 19 (12.26%) EMC
4 19 (12.26%) Veeam
5 17 (10.97%) Google
6 12 (7.74%) ArcSight
6 12 (7.74%) Blue Coat
6 12 (7.74%) CheckPoint
6 12 (7.74%) F5
7 10 (6.45%) CyberArk
7 10 (6.45%) SolarWinds
7 10 (6.45%) Symantec
7 10 (6.45%) Teradata
8 8 (5.16%) Infoblox
9 5 (3.23%) Fortinet
9 5 (3.23%) Juniper
9 5 (3.23%) Tufin