Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 17 19
Rank change year-on-year +3 +2 +12
Permanent jobs citing Linux 230 159 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 13.16% 10.44% 10.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.78% 35.65% 31.23%
Number of salaries quoted 196 135 208
Wiltshire median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £52,875
South West median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.53% +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 564 446 602
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 32.27% 29.28% 32.56%
Number of salaries quoted 495 382 524
Wiltshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.29% -
10th Percentile £23,000 £24,663 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £47,500
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -3.45%

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 September 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 23 September 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
Swindon +3 80 £40,000 -23.81% 28
Chippenham +4 68 £30,000 -25.00% 3
Salisbury -18 28 £55,000 +22.22% 4
Malmesbury +12 9 - - 1
Corsham -1 7 £43,000 -14.00% 4
Marlborough - 7 £38,500 - 1
Trowbridge -4 4 £37,500 -31.82% 3
Linux
South West

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 136 (59.13%) Windows
2 73 (31.74%) Amazon AWS
3 70 (30.43%) Security Cleared
4 65 (28.26%) Microsoft
5 62 (26.96%) Agile Software Development
6 61 (26.52%) Microsoft Azure
7 60 (26.09%) SC Cleared
8 54 (23.48%) SQL
9 53 (23.04%) VMware
10 51 (22.17%) Software Engineering
11 50 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
12 45 (19.57%) PowerShell
13 43 (18.70%) SQL Server
14 42 (18.26%) DevOps
15 41 (17.83%) Windows Server
16 39 (16.96%) Cisco
17 38 (16.52%) SCCM
18 36 (15.65%) Active Directory
19 35 (15.22%) Unix
20 34 (14.78%) Virtual Desktop
21 33 (14.35%) MySQL
22 32 (13.91%) ITIL
23 31 (13.48%) C++
23 31 (13.48%) Scrum
24 30 (13.04%) Firewall
24 30 (13.04%) MS Exchange
24 30 (13.04%) Project Management
24 30 (13.04%) Data Protection
24 30 (13.04%) Relational Database
24 30 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012

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 30 (13.04%) MS Exchange
2 25 (10.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 17 (7.39%) SharePoint
4 13 (5.65%) Confluence
5 7 (3.04%) Apache
6 5 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (1.74%) OpenStack
7 4 (1.74%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.43%) Jetty
9 1 (0.43%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.43%) Tomcat
Applications
1 25 (10.87%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (2.17%) 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 73 (31.74%) Amazon AWS
2 61 (26.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (8.26%) SaaS
4 10 (4.35%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (3.48%) Serverless
6 3 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (1.30%) Amazon S3
6 3 (1.30%) Amazon SQS
6 3 (1.30%) IaaS
6 3 (1.30%) Office 365
6 3 (1.30%) PaaS
7 1 (0.43%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 30 (13.04%) Firewall
2 26 (11.30%) Intrusion Detection
2 26 (11.30%) Unified Communications
3 25 (10.87%) Software-Defined Networking
4 11 (4.78%) WAN
5 10 (4.35%) LAN
6 8 (3.48%) 3GPP
6 8 (3.48%) 802.11
6 8 (3.48%) 802.15
6 8 (3.48%) Bluetooth
6 8 (3.48%) MQTT
6 8 (3.48%) Wi-Fi
6 8 (3.48%) ZigBee
7 6 (2.61%) Wireless
8 5 (2.17%) Internet
8 5 (2.17%) SAN
9 4 (1.74%) Fibre Channel
9 4 (1.74%) VPN
10 3 (1.30%) SSL
11 2 (0.87%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (18.70%) SQL Server
2 33 (14.35%) MySQL
3 30 (13.04%) Relational Database
4 29 (12.61%) RDBMS
5 19 (8.26%) Ingres
6 9 (3.91%) Oracle Database
6 9 (3.91%) Oracle Reports
6 9 (3.91%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (2.61%) Big Data
7 6 (2.61%) NoSQL
7 6 (2.61%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (2.17%) Hadoop
9 4 (1.74%) Amazon Redshift
9 4 (1.74%) BigQuery
9 4 (1.74%) Data Lake
9 4 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (1.74%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (1.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (0.87%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 23 (10.00%) Subversion
2 19 (8.26%) JIRA
3 18 (7.83%) Git (software)
4 12 (5.22%) Eclipse
4 12 (5.22%) Visual Studio
5 11 (4.78%) Jenkins
6 10 (4.35%) Maven
7 8 (3.48%) Ant
7 8 (3.48%) ClearCase
7 8 (3.48%) GitLab
8 5 (2.17%) Apache Ivy
9 3 (1.30%) JIRA Agile
9 3 (1.30%) JUnit
10 2 (0.87%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.87%) Selenium
11 1 (0.43%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.43%) CMake
11 1 (0.43%) IntelliJ
11 1 (0.43%) JDeveloper
11 1 (0.43%) Vagrant
General
1 13 (5.65%) Finance
2 8 (3.48%) Manufacturing
3 7 (3.04%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.61%) Marketing
5 5 (2.17%) Electronics
5 5 (2.17%) Retail
6 4 (1.74%) Advertising
7 3 (1.30%) Banking
8 2 (0.87%) Automotive
8 2 (0.87%) Law
8 2 (0.87%) Local Government
8 2 (0.87%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 37 (16.09%) Software Engineer
2 36 (15.65%) Architect
3 27 (11.74%) Developer
4 26 (11.30%) Applications Support
5 24 (10.43%) Analyst
6 22 (9.57%) Solutions Architect
7 21 (9.13%) Lead Architect
7 21 (9.13%) Lead Solutions Architect
8 19 (8.26%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 19 (8.26%) Support Analyst
9 18 (7.83%) DevOps Engineer
10 17 (7.39%) C++ Software Engineer
11 16 (6.96%) Applications Support Analyst
12 15 (6.52%) Storage Engineer
13 12 (5.22%) Consultant
13 12 (5.22%) Embedded Engineer
13 12 (5.22%) Embedded Software Engineer
14 11 (4.78%) Backup Engineer
14 11 (4.78%) Software Developer
14 11 (4.78%) Storage and Backup Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (6.09%) HTML
2 13 (5.65%) .NET
3 12 (5.22%) Node.js
3 12 (5.22%) Qt
4 9 (3.91%) Web Services
4 9 (3.91%) XML
5 8 (3.48%) 802.1X
5 8 (3.48%) CSS
5 8 (3.48%) jQuery
6 7 (3.04%) .NET Core
6 7 (3.04%) .NET Framework
6 7 (3.04%) ASP.NET
6 7 (3.04%) Symfony
7 6 (2.61%) LAMP
8 5 (2.17%) Spring
8 5 (2.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (1.74%) HTML5
9 4 (1.74%) React
10 3 (1.30%) AngularJS
10 3 (1.30%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 25 (10.87%) Blackberry
1 25 (10.87%) Hybrid Cloud
2 17 (7.39%) Linux Command Line
3 16 (6.96%) Clustering
4 15 (6.52%) EMC VNX
5 14 (6.09%) Data Centre
6 11 (4.78%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 9 (3.91%) Fintech
7 9 (3.91%) Management Information System
8 7 (3.04%) Computer Science
8 7 (3.04%) User Experience
9 6 (2.61%) Embedded Systems
10 4 (1.74%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (0.87%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.87%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.87%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Storage
12 1 (0.43%) Fat Client
12 1 (0.43%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 136 (59.13%) Windows
2 41 (17.83%) Windows Server
3 35 (15.22%) Unix
4 30 (13.04%) Windows 10
4 30 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 26 (11.30%) Windows 7
6 16 (6.96%) CentOS
7 13 (5.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (3.48%) Android
8 8 (3.48%) Apple iOS
8 8 (3.48%) FreeRTOS
8 8 (3.48%) ThreadX
9 7 (3.04%) Ubuntu
10 6 (2.61%) Mac OS
11 5 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (1.74%) Debian
12 4 (1.74%) Solaris
13 3 (1.30%) Embedded Linux
14 1 (0.43%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.43%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (26.96%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (22.17%) Software Engineering
3 42 (18.26%) DevOps
4 32 (13.91%) ITIL
5 31 (13.48%) Scrum
6 30 (13.04%) Data Protection
6 30 (13.04%) Project Management
7 29 (12.61%) PRINCE2
7 29 (12.61%) Technical Architecture
8 26 (11.30%) Enterprise Architecture
8 26 (11.30%) Mobile Device Management
8 26 (11.30%) OO
8 26 (11.30%) Security Monitoring
8 26 (11.30%) TOGAF
9 25 (10.87%) ArchiMate
9 25 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
10 22 (9.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 22 (9.57%) TDD
11 21 (9.13%) MODAF
12 20 (8.70%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (23.48%) SQL
2 45 (19.57%) PowerShell
3 31 (13.48%) C++
4 29 (12.61%) Python
5 28 (12.17%) Java
6 27 (11.74%) C#
7 19 (8.26%) C
7 19 (8.26%) JavaScript
8 12 (5.22%) PHP
9 10 (4.35%) Objective-C
10 9 (3.91%) PL/SQL
11 8 (3.48%) TypeScript
12 6 (2.61%) Shell Script
13 5 (2.17%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.87%) Groovy
14 2 (0.87%) Perl
15 1 (0.43%) Go
15 1 (0.43%) Ruby
15 1 (0.43%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 70 (30.43%) Security Cleared
2 60 (26.09%) SC Cleared
3 26 (11.30%) DV Cleared
4 25 (10.87%) TOGAF Certification
5 16 (6.96%) Degree
6 5 (2.17%) MCSA
6 5 (2.17%) MCSE
6 5 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (1.74%) CEH
7 4 (1.74%) ISEB
7 4 (1.74%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.87%) CCNA
8 2 (0.87%) CCNP
8 2 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.43%) CCSA
9 1 (0.43%) CCSE
9 1 (0.43%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.43%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.43%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (2.61%) QA
3 1 (0.43%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 50 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (15.65%) Active Directory
3 34 (14.78%) Virtual Desktop
4 16 (6.96%) Docker
5 13 (5.65%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (3.04%) Hyper-V
7 4 (1.74%) vSphere
7 4 (1.74%) XenApp
8 3 (1.30%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.43%) Cygwin
9 1 (0.43%) KVM
9 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.43%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.43%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 38 (16.52%) SCCM
2 26 (11.30%) SCOM
3 25 (10.87%) vRealize
4 22 (9.57%) Puppet
5 20 (8.70%) Ansible
6 15 (6.52%) EMC NetWorker
7 14 (6.09%) Opscode Chef
8 11 (4.78%) Terraform
9 9 (3.91%) vCenter Server
10 8 (3.48%) Kubernetes
11 5 (2.17%) Data Guard
12 4 (1.74%) McAfee ePO
12 4 (1.74%) Nagios
13 3 (1.30%) Cacti
14 2 (0.87%) Oracle RMAN
15 1 (0.43%) AirWatch
15 1 (0.43%) ArcSight ESM
15 1 (0.43%) Ganglia
15 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Spacewalk
15 1 (0.43%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 65 (28.26%) Microsoft
2 53 (23.04%) VMware
3 39 (16.96%) Cisco
4 19 (8.26%) Oracle
4 19 (8.26%) Veeam
5 17 (7.39%) EMC
6 16 (6.96%) Dell
7 14 (6.09%) Google
8 13 (5.65%) Citrix
8 13 (5.65%) Red Hat
9 11 (4.78%) F5
9 11 (4.78%) HP
9 11 (4.78%) Juniper
10 9 (3.91%) Atlassian
10 9 (3.91%) SolarWinds
11 5 (2.17%) SAP
12 4 (1.74%) McAfee
12 4 (1.74%) Remedy
12 4 (1.74%) Sophos
12 4 (1.74%) Teradata