Period
to 18 July 2018

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 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 16 23
Rank change year-on-year +5 +7 +12
Permanent jobs citing Linux 232 180 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 13.46% 11.52% 9.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.54% 38.30% 29.94%
Number of salaries quoted 193 164 209
Wiltshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,750 £25,500
90th Percentile £56,650 £57,125 £56,500
South West median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.50% - -

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Wiltshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 602 470 648
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 34.92% 30.09% 32.56%
Number of salaries quoted 528 406 570
Wiltshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,750 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.58% +11.03% -2.86%
10th Percentile £23,000 £23,500 £22,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £55,000 £49,100
South West median annual salary £41,500 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.79% +10.00% -2.78%

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 18 July 2018.

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 18 July 2018. 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
Chippenham +2 64 £30,000 -25.00% 5
Swindon +2 60 £47,500 +11.76% 16
Salisbury -10 35 £45,000 - 1
Malmesbury +16 14 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Marlborough - 11 £36,500 - 1
Corsham -4 8 £43,000 +1.18% 2
Linux
South West

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Linux.

1 124 (53.45%) Windows
2 69 (29.74%) Microsoft
3 65 (28.02%) Amazon AWS
4 61 (26.29%) Security Cleared
5 58 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 57 (24.57%) Software Engineering
7 55 (23.71%) Microsoft Azure
8 52 (22.41%) Unix
9 51 (21.98%) Agile Software Development
9 51 (21.98%) Problem-Solving
10 48 (20.69%) SQL
11 46 (19.83%) VMware
12 44 (18.97%) ITIL
13 42 (18.10%) DevOps
14 40 (17.24%) SQL Server
15 38 (16.38%) PowerShell
16 37 (15.95%) VMware Infrastructure
17 36 (15.52%) Python
18 35 (15.09%) Cisco
18 35 (15.09%) Firewall
19 34 (14.66%) RDBMS
19 34 (14.66%) Relational Database
20 33 (14.22%) Java
21 32 (13.79%) Windows Server
22 29 (12.50%) Scrum
23 28 (12.07%) C#
23 28 (12.07%) SaaS
24 27 (11.64%) Ansible
24 27 (11.64%) Continuous Integration
24 27 (11.64%) Virtual Desktop

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 21 (9.05%) MS Exchange
2 16 (6.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 13 (5.60%) Confluence
4 9 (3.88%) Apache
4 9 (3.88%) SharePoint
5 6 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.43%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.43%) Drupal
7 1 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.43%) GeoServer
7 1 (0.43%) JBoss
7 1 (0.43%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.43%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.43%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.43%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (6.90%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (0.86%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.43%) Mathcad
3 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.43%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.43%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 65 (28.02%) Amazon AWS
2 55 (23.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (12.07%) SaaS
4 14 (6.03%) Serverless
5 6 (2.59%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (2.16%) IaaS
6 5 (2.16%) PaaS
7 2 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.86%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.86%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (0.86%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.86%) Office 365
7 2 (0.86%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 35 (15.09%) Firewall
2 20 (8.62%) TCP/IP
3 18 (7.76%) DHCP
3 18 (7.76%) DNS
4 17 (7.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 17 (7.33%) Unified Communications
5 16 (6.90%) Software-Defined Networking
6 14 (6.03%) DMZ
6 14 (6.03%) FTP
6 14 (6.03%) HTTP
6 14 (6.03%) HTTPS
6 14 (6.03%) Network Security
6 14 (6.03%) SMTP
6 14 (6.03%) WAN
6 14 (6.03%) X.400
7 13 (5.60%) LAN
8 12 (5.17%) 3GPP
8 12 (5.17%) Bluetooth
8 12 (5.17%) Wi-Fi
8 12 (5.17%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 34 (14.66%) RDBMS
2 34 (14.66%) Relational Database
3 24 (10.34%) Ingres
4 22 (9.48%) MySQL
5 8 (3.45%) Oracle Database
5 8 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (1.72%) NoSQL
6 4 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (1.29%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (1.29%) Big Data
7 3 (1.29%) MariaDB
7 3 (1.29%) Redis
8 2 (0.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (0.86%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.86%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.86%) Oracle Exadata
8 2 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.43%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 22 (9.48%) JIRA
2 20 (8.62%) Git (software)
3 18 (7.76%) Subversion
4 10 (4.31%) Visual Studio
5 9 (3.88%) Jenkins
6 7 (3.02%) Eclipse
7 6 (2.59%) Maven
8 5 (2.16%) ClearCase
9 4 (1.72%) JUnit
10 3 (1.29%) Ant
10 3 (1.29%) CMake
10 3 (1.29%) Cucumber
10 3 (1.29%) GitLab
11 2 (0.86%) Apache Ivy
11 2 (0.86%) Selenium
11 2 (0.86%) Vagrant
12 1 (0.43%) JDeveloper
12 1 (0.43%) JMeter
12 1 (0.43%) Oracle Forms
General
1 18 (7.76%) Finance
2 11 (4.74%) Manufacturing
3 9 (3.88%) Marketing
4 8 (3.45%) Telecoms
5 7 (3.02%) Electronics
6 5 (2.16%) Advertising
7 3 (1.29%) Banking
7 3 (1.29%) Multimedia
7 3 (1.29%) Retail
8 2 (0.86%) Automotive
8 2 (0.86%) Law
8 2 (0.86%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 38 (16.38%) Software Engineer
2 31 (13.36%) Developer
3 29 (12.50%) Applications Support
4 24 (10.34%) Architect
5 23 (9.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 22 (9.48%) Analyst
7 21 (9.05%) Linux Engineer
8 20 (8.62%) DevOps Engineer
9 19 (8.19%) Consultant
10 18 (7.76%) Embedded Engineer
10 18 (7.76%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 18 (7.76%) Support Analyst
11 14 (6.03%) Applications Support Analyst
11 14 (6.03%) Cloud Engineer
12 13 (5.60%) Support Consultant
12 13 (5.60%) Technical Architect
13 12 (5.17%) Applications Consultant
13 12 (5.17%) Cloud Software Engineer
13 12 (5.17%) Lead Solutions Architect
13 12 (5.17%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (6.90%) HTML
2 15 (6.47%) Web Services
3 12 (5.17%) .NET
3 12 (5.17%) 802.1X
3 12 (5.17%) ASP.NET
3 12 (5.17%) Node.js
4 11 (4.74%) .NET Core
4 11 (4.74%) .NET Framework
4 11 (4.74%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 11 (4.74%) CSS
4 11 (4.74%) jQuery
4 11 (4.74%) XML
5 10 (4.31%) LAMP
5 10 (4.31%) Symfony
6 7 (3.02%) Ajax
6 7 (3.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 6 (2.59%) Qt
8 5 (2.16%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (2.16%) HTML5
9 4 (1.72%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.48%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (6.90%) Blackberry
2 16 (6.90%) Data Centre
2 16 (6.90%) Hybrid Cloud
3 15 (6.47%) Linux Command Line
4 14 (6.03%) CESG
4 14 (6.03%) Clustering
5 10 (4.31%) Fintech
6 8 (3.45%) EMC VNX
7 7 (3.02%) User Experience
8 4 (1.72%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 3 (1.29%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.29%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (0.86%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.86%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (0.86%) Music Streaming
11 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.43%) FlexPod
11 1 (0.43%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 124 (53.45%) Windows
2 52 (22.41%) Unix
3 32 (13.79%) Windows Server
4 21 (9.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (8.62%) CentOS
5 20 (8.62%) Windows 10
6 17 (7.33%) Windows 7
7 15 (6.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (5.17%) FreeRTOS
8 12 (5.17%) Mac OS
8 12 (5.17%) ThreadX
9 8 (3.45%) Android
10 7 (3.02%) Apple iOS
10 7 (3.02%) Solaris
11 6 (2.59%) Debian
11 6 (2.59%) Ubuntu
12 4 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (1.29%) Embedded Linux
13 3 (1.29%) Fedora
14 1 (0.43%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (24.57%) Software Engineering
2 51 (21.98%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (21.98%) Problem-Solving
3 44 (18.97%) ITIL
4 42 (18.10%) DevOps
5 29 (12.50%) Scrum
6 27 (11.64%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (9.48%) TDD
8 21 (9.05%) Service Management
9 20 (8.62%) Customer Requirements
10 19 (8.19%) Microservices
11 18 (7.76%) OO
11 18 (7.76%) Technical Architecture
12 17 (7.33%) Data Protection
12 17 (7.33%) Enterprise Architecture
12 17 (7.33%) Infrastructure Management
12 17 (7.33%) Mobile Device Management
12 17 (7.33%) PRINCE2
12 17 (7.33%) Project Management
12 17 (7.33%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 48 (20.69%) SQL
2 38 (16.38%) PowerShell
3 36 (15.52%) Python
4 33 (14.22%) Java
5 28 (12.07%) C#
6 25 (10.78%) C++
7 16 (6.90%) C
7 16 (6.90%) Objective-C
8 12 (5.17%) PHP
9 11 (4.74%) JavaScript
10 10 (4.31%) Bash Shell
11 9 (3.88%) Shell Script
12 7 (3.02%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.86%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.43%) Delphi
14 1 (0.43%) Groovy
14 1 (0.43%) Pascal
14 1 (0.43%) Perl
14 1 (0.43%) VB6
14 1 (0.43%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 61 (26.29%) Security Cleared
2 58 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 18 (7.76%) DV Cleared
4 17 (7.33%) CCNA
4 17 (7.33%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (6.90%) TOGAF Certification
6 14 (6.03%) CISSP
6 14 (6.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 7 (3.02%) Degree
8 3 (1.29%) CCNP
8 3 (1.29%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.86%) MCSA
9 2 (0.86%) MCSE
9 2 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.43%) CEH
10 1 (0.43%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (0.43%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.43%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.43%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (3.45%) QA
2 3 (1.29%) GCP
3 2 (0.86%) GDPR
3 2 (0.86%) Government Security Classifications
3 2 (0.86%) SLA
4 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 37 (15.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (11.64%) Virtual Desktop
3 26 (11.21%) Active Directory
4 17 (7.33%) Docker
5 16 (6.90%) vSphere
6 7 (3.02%) Hyper-V
7 6 (2.59%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.86%) XenApp
8 2 (0.86%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.43%) KVM
9 1 (0.43%) NFS
9 1 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 27 (11.64%) Ansible
2 26 (11.21%) Puppet
3 23 (9.91%) SCCM
4 17 (7.33%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (7.33%) SCOM
5 16 (6.90%) vRealize
6 8 (3.45%) EMC NetWorker
7 4 (1.72%) Data Guard
7 4 (1.72%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (1.72%) Nagios
7 4 (1.72%) vCenter Server
8 3 (1.29%) Cacti
8 3 (1.29%) Oracle ZFS
8 3 (1.29%) Terraform
9 2 (0.86%) Galera Cluster
9 2 (0.86%) HAProxy
9 2 (0.86%) Kubernetes
9 2 (0.86%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.43%) AirWatch
10 1 (0.43%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 69 (29.74%) Microsoft
2 46 (19.83%) VMware
3 35 (15.09%) Cisco
4 22 (9.48%) Oracle
5 19 (8.19%) Capita
6 17 (7.33%) Red Hat
7 15 (6.47%) F5
7 15 (6.47%) Juniper
8 13 (5.60%) Citrix
9 12 (5.17%) Atlassian
9 12 (5.17%) HP
10 11 (4.74%) Veeam
11 10 (4.31%) EMC
12 9 (3.88%) Dell
13 8 (3.45%) SolarWinds
14 7 (3.02%) SAP
15 6 (2.59%) Google
16 4 (1.72%) Apple
16 4 (1.72%) Brocade
16 4 (1.72%) Remedy