Period
to 23 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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 23 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 5 12 14
Rank change year-on-year +7 +2 +24
Permanent jobs citing Linux 305 196 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 17.63% 13.08% 10.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 57.22% 41.70% 34.41%
Number of salaries quoted 273 179 159
Wiltshire median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £31,850 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,800 £57,750 £52,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Wiltshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 533 470 497
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 30.81% 31.35% 30.62%
Number of salaries quoted 454 401 436
Wiltshire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +21.43% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £47,500
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year - +9.59% -2.67%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Wiltshire

Linux
Salary Trend in Wiltshire

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

Salary trend for Linux in Wiltshire

Linux
Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 23 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Linux in Wiltshire

Linux
Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 23 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon +14 148 £50,000 -4.76% 22
Chippenham +13 75 £35,000 +45.83% 7
Salisbury -29 21 £55,000 +22.22% 4
Trowbridge +5 14 £38,750 +3.33%
Corsham +7 13 £57,500 +15.00% 4
Marlborough 0 8 £38,500 +2.67% 1
Melksham - 2 £20,000 -
Malmesbury +2 1 - -
Linux
South West

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Linux.

1 163 (53.44%) Windows
2 101 (33.11%) Security Cleared
3 83 (27.21%) Agile Software Development
4 77 (25.25%) DevOps
5 73 (23.93%) Python
6 71 (23.28%) SQL
7 70 (22.95%) VMware
8 68 (22.30%) SC Cleared
9 60 (19.67%) Amazon AWS
9 60 (19.67%) SQL Server
10 58 (19.02%) Software Engineering
11 53 (17.38%) PowerShell
12 50 (16.39%) MySQL
12 50 (16.39%) Microsoft
13 47 (15.41%) C#
14 43 (14.10%) VMware Infrastructure
15 41 (13.44%) Relational Database
15 41 (13.44%) C++
15 41 (13.44%) Unix
16 39 (12.79%) Red Hat
17 37 (12.13%) C
17 37 (12.13%) Microsoft Azure
17 37 (12.13%) Degree
18 36 (11.80%) Bash Shell
18 36 (11.80%) Oracle
19 35 (11.48%) RDBMS
19 35 (11.48%) Git (software)
20 34 (11.15%) Ansible
20 34 (11.15%) OO
20 34 (11.15%) Firewall

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 20 (6.56%) SharePoint
2 14 (4.59%) MS Exchange
3 12 (3.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 10 (3.28%) Apache
5 8 (2.62%) Oracle Application Server
5 8 (2.62%) Tomcat
6 6 (1.97%) Confluence
7 5 (1.64%) Jetty
8 4 (1.31%) JBoss
8 4 (1.31%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.66%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.66%) ColdFusion
9 2 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.66%) IIS
10 1 (0.33%) Jupyter
10 1 (0.33%) OpenEdge
10 1 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 12 (3.93%) Microsoft Project
2 6 (1.97%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.31%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 60 (19.67%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (12.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (5.90%) Google Cloud Platform
4 14 (4.59%) SaaS
5 3 (0.98%) Office 365
5 3 (0.98%) PaaS
6 2 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.66%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.66%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (11.15%) Firewall
2 14 (4.59%) Cisco Nexus
2 14 (4.59%) Internet
2 14 (4.59%) Intrusion Detection
2 14 (4.59%) Unified Communications
3 12 (3.93%) Cisco ASA
3 12 (3.93%) Cisco ISE
3 12 (3.93%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 12 (3.93%) Software-Defined Networking
3 12 (3.93%) TACACS
3 12 (3.93%) tcpdump
3 12 (3.93%) Wireshark
4 11 (3.61%) DNS
5 8 (2.62%) Network Security
5 8 (2.62%) SMTP
5 8 (2.62%) SSL
6 6 (1.97%) IPv4
7 5 (1.64%) BGP
7 5 (1.64%) IPv6
7 5 (1.64%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (19.67%) SQL Server
2 50 (16.39%) MySQL
3 41 (13.44%) Relational Database
4 35 (11.48%) RDBMS
5 19 (6.23%) Ingres
6 18 (5.90%) Hadoop
7 16 (5.25%) Data Warehouse
8 15 (4.92%) Big Data
9 13 (4.26%) Oracle Reports
9 13 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
10 12 (3.93%) Amazon Redshift
10 12 (3.93%) BigQuery
10 12 (3.93%) Data Lake
10 12 (3.93%) SQL Server 2008
10 12 (3.93%) SQL Server 2014
11 10 (3.28%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (1.64%) Apache Hive
13 3 (0.98%) NoSQL
13 3 (0.98%) Oracle Database
14 2 (0.66%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 35 (11.48%) Git (software)
2 26 (8.52%) Subversion
3 23 (7.54%) Jenkins
4 20 (6.56%) Maven
5 17 (5.57%) JIRA
6 14 (4.59%) Eclipse
7 13 (4.26%) Ant
8 11 (3.61%) Apache Ivy
9 9 (2.95%) Bitbucket
9 9 (2.95%) GitLab
10 7 (2.30%) Visual Studio
11 5 (1.64%) ClearCase
12 4 (1.31%) Sonatype Nexus
13 3 (0.98%) JUnit
13 3 (0.98%) Visual Studio Team System
14 2 (0.66%) Cucumber
14 2 (0.66%) JIRA Agile
14 2 (0.66%) Selenium
15 1 (0.33%) Gatling
15 1 (0.33%) PhpStorm
General
1 15 (4.92%) Telecoms
2 10 (3.28%) Finance
3 7 (2.30%) Banking
4 5 (1.64%) Retail
5 4 (1.31%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.98%) Local Government
7 2 (0.66%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.66%) Electronics
7 2 (0.66%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 41 (13.44%) DevOps Engineer
2 40 (13.11%) Developer
2 40 (13.11%) Software Engineer
3 33 (10.82%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 26 (8.52%) Linux Engineer
5 25 (8.20%) Architect
6 23 (7.54%) Applications Support
6 23 (7.54%) C++ Software Engineer
6 23 (7.54%) Software Developer
7 21 (6.89%) Analyst
8 20 (6.56%) Administrator
8 20 (6.56%) Storage Engineer
9 19 (6.23%) Backup Engineer
9 19 (6.23%) Storage and Backup Engineer
10 16 (5.25%) Senior Software Engineer
11 15 (4.92%) Applications Support Analyst
11 15 (4.92%) Support Analyst
11 15 (4.92%) Systems Administrator
12 14 (4.59%) Network Engineer
13 13 (4.26%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (10.16%) .NET
2 17 (5.57%) Node.js
2 17 (5.57%) Qt
3 10 (3.28%) .NET Core
3 10 (3.28%) ASP.NET
3 10 (3.28%) HTML
3 10 (3.28%) Spring
4 9 (2.95%) CSS
5 8 (2.62%) .NET Framework
5 8 (2.62%) React
5 8 (2.62%) Web Services
6 7 (2.30%) JSF
6 7 (2.30%) Middleware
6 7 (2.30%) RESTful
7 6 (1.97%) XML
8 5 (1.64%) jQuery
8 5 (1.64%) LAMP
9 4 (1.31%) Servlets
10 3 (0.98%) CGI
10 3 (0.98%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (6.89%) Linux Command Line
2 19 (6.23%) EMC VNX
3 17 (5.57%) Clustering
4 12 (3.93%) Blackberry
4 12 (3.93%) Embedded Systems
4 12 (3.93%) Greenfield Project
4 12 (3.93%) Hybrid Cloud
5 11 (3.61%) User Experience
6 9 (2.95%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 9 (2.95%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.30%) Fintech
7 7 (2.30%) Private Cloud
8 5 (1.64%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (1.31%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.66%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (0.66%) Wiki
11 1 (0.33%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.33%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.33%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 163 (53.44%) Windows
2 41 (13.44%) Unix
3 31 (10.16%) Windows Server
4 30 (9.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 26 (8.52%) CentOS
6 21 (6.89%) Ubuntu
7 14 (4.59%) Windows 10
7 14 (4.59%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (4.26%) Apple iOS
8 13 (4.26%) Solaris
9 12 (3.93%) Windows 7
10 11 (3.61%) Android
11 4 (1.31%) Debian
12 3 (0.98%) SUSE
13 2 (0.66%) Embedded Linux
14 1 (0.33%) CoreOS
14 1 (0.33%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (27.21%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (25.25%) DevOps
3 58 (19.02%) Software Engineering
4 34 (11.15%) OO
5 32 (10.49%) Scrum
6 29 (9.51%) Continuous Integration
6 29 (9.51%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 28 (9.18%) Data Protection
7 28 (9.18%) OOD
7 28 (9.18%) SDLC
8 26 (8.52%) ITIL
8 26 (8.52%) Project Management
9 25 (8.20%) UML
10 24 (7.87%) Load Balancing
11 23 (7.54%) Computer Science
12 22 (7.21%) Service Delivery
13 20 (6.56%) Mentoring
13 20 (6.56%) TDD
14 17 (5.57%) Line Management
14 17 (5.57%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 73 (23.93%) Python
2 71 (23.28%) SQL
3 53 (17.38%) PowerShell
4 47 (15.41%) C#
5 41 (13.44%) C++
6 37 (12.13%) C
7 36 (11.80%) Bash Shell
8 29 (9.51%) JavaScript
9 28 (9.18%) Java
10 22 (7.21%) Shell Script
11 19 (6.23%) TypeScript
12 12 (3.93%) Tcl
13 11 (3.61%) PHP
14 8 (2.62%) Ruby
15 7 (2.30%) Embedded C
16 6 (1.97%) Perl
17 5 (1.64%) Korn
18 2 (0.66%) Groovy
18 2 (0.66%) PL/SQL
18 2 (0.66%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 101 (33.11%) Security Cleared
2 68 (22.30%) SC Cleared
3 37 (12.13%) Degree
4 27 (8.85%) DV Cleared
5 14 (4.59%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (3.93%) TOGAF Certification
7 8 (2.62%) CCNP
7 8 (2.62%) RHCE
8 7 (2.30%) CCNA
8 7 (2.30%) CCSA
8 7 (2.30%) CCSE
9 6 (1.97%) CEH
9 6 (1.97%) ISEB
9 6 (1.97%) ISTQB
9 6 (1.97%) MCSA
9 6 (1.97%) MCSE
9 6 (1.97%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.98%) OCP
10 3 (0.98%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.33%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (0.98%) QA
3 2 (0.66%) GDPR
4 1 (0.33%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.33%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (14.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (7.54%) Docker
3 22 (7.21%) Active Directory
4 17 (5.57%) VMware NSX
5 16 (5.25%) VMware ESXi
6 12 (3.93%) Virtual Desktop
7 8 (2.62%) Postfix
7 8 (2.62%) vSphere
8 5 (1.64%) vCloud
9 4 (1.31%) HDFS
9 4 (1.31%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.66%) XenApp
11 1 (0.33%) Cygwin
11 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 34 (11.15%) Ansible
2 30 (9.84%) Terraform
3 29 (9.51%) SCCM
4 25 (8.20%) Puppet
5 19 (6.23%) EMC NetWorker
6 18 (5.90%) Kubernetes
7 14 (4.59%) Opscode Chef
7 14 (4.59%) SCOM
7 14 (4.59%) vCenter Server
8 12 (3.93%) ArcSight ESM
8 12 (3.93%) vRealize
9 10 (3.28%) Netcool
9 10 (3.28%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 9 (2.95%) Packer
11 4 (1.31%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 3 (0.98%) Data Guard
13 2 (0.66%) Nagios
14 1 (0.33%) Cisco CUCM
14 1 (0.33%) Ganglia
14 1 (0.33%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 70 (22.95%) VMware
2 50 (16.39%) Microsoft
3 39 (12.79%) Red Hat
4 36 (11.80%) Oracle
5 33 (10.82%) Cisco
6 21 (6.89%) Google
7 20 (6.56%) Veeam
8 19 (6.23%) Dell
8 19 (6.23%) EMC
9 12 (3.93%) ArcSight
9 12 (3.93%) Blue Coat
9 12 (3.93%) CheckPoint
9 12 (3.93%) F5
9 12 (3.93%) Teradata
10 11 (3.61%) SolarWinds
11 10 (3.28%) CyberArk
11 10 (3.28%) Symantec
12 8 (2.62%) Infoblox
13 5 (1.64%) Tufin
13 5 (1.64%) Veritas