The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bridgend region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
South Wales / Bridgend
Rank 6 11 16
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 2 12 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 10.00% 20.34% 2.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 36.36% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 0
Median salary £42,500 £24,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+77.08% -
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +1.19%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bridgend region.

Operating Systems Category
Bridgend
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
4 33 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 20.00% 55.93% 14.58%
Number of salaries quoted 4 31 5
Median salary £40,000 £22,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+81.81% -48.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £18,000 £15,800
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £45,000 £26,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

The demand trend of job ads across the Bridgend region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

Linux
Salary Trend in Bridgend

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

Linux Salary Trend in Bridgend

Linux
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bridgend region with a requirement for Linux.

1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (100.00%) Ubuntu
2 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) CentOS
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Debian
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) AIX
2 2 (66.67%) HPUX
2 2 (66.67%) Solaris
3 1 (33.33%) Supermicro
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend 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:

Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) Unix Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Ubuntu
2 2 (66.67%) AIX
2 2 (66.67%) CentOS
2 2 (66.67%) Debian
2 2 (66.67%) HPUX
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Solaris
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) Supermicro