The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 20 30 21
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -9
Permanent jobs citing Linux 95 68 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 8.12% 7.50% 9.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.11% 33.50% 42.44%
Number of salaries quoted 84 56 81
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,550 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,800 £51,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +2.56%
Linux
Wales

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

Operating Systems Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
338 203 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 28.89% 22.38% 22.58%
Number of salaries quoted 296 182 187
Average salary £38,500 £33,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Linux
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Linux Salary Trend in South Wales

Linux
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in South Wales

Linux
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +2 42 £40,000 +19.40% 6
Torfaen -1 33 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Newport -1 10 £38,500 -18.08% 3
Bridgend +5 2 £39,000 +11.42%
Caerphilly +2 1 £37,000 -12.94%
Linux
Wales

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux.

1 76 (40.86%) Windows
2 55 (29.57%) TCP/IP
3 50 (26.88%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (25.81%) Java
5 47 (25.27%) MySQL
5 47 (25.27%) UNIX
6 46 (24.73%) VMware
7 43 (23.12%) Red Hat
8 42 (22.58%) Apache
9 39 (20.97%) SAN
10 38 (20.43%) Microsoft
11 37 (19.89%) HTML
12 36 (19.35%) HTTP
13 35 (18.82%) Perl
13 35 (18.82%) Cisco
13 35 (18.82%) Firewall
14 31 (16.67%) JavaScript
14 31 (16.67%) Python
14 31 (16.67%) Advertising
14 31 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 30 (16.13%) Big Data
15 30 (16.13%) E-Commerce
16 29 (15.59%) Mobile Marketing
16 29 (15.59%) Marketing
17 27 (14.52%) SQL Server
17 27 (14.52%) IBM
17 27 (14.52%) Finance
18 26 (13.98%) VMware Infrastructure
18 26 (13.98%) CentOS
18 26 (13.98%) PaaS

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 42 (22.58%) Apache
2 17 (9.14%) Tomcat
3 15 (8.06%) Node.js
4 14 (7.53%) IIS
5 11 (5.91%) Confluence
6 10 (5.38%) WebSphere
7 9 (4.84%) IBM HTTP Server
8 8 (4.30%) MS Exchange
9 7 (3.76%) Exchange Server 2013
9 7 (3.76%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (3.23%) JBoss
11 5 (2.69%) Exchange Server 2010
12 4 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2003
12 4 (2.15%) WebLogic
13 2 (1.08%) nginx
13 2 (1.08%) Lync
13 2 (1.08%) OpenStack
14 1 (0.54%) GlassFish
Applications
1 12 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.38%) MS Office
3 2 (1.08%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 26 (13.98%) PaaS
2 17 (9.14%) SaaS
3 9 (4.84%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (2.69%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (2.69%) GitHub
5 4 (2.15%) Office 365
6 3 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 55 (29.57%) TCP/IP
2 39 (20.97%) SAN
3 36 (19.35%) HTTP
4 35 (18.82%) Firewall
5 20 (10.75%) Internet
6 16 (8.60%) NAS
7 15 (8.06%) WAN
8 13 (6.99%) LAN
9 11 (5.91%) BGP
9 11 (5.91%) Wireshark
10 9 (4.84%) DNS
11 8 (4.30%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (3.76%) Cisco PIX
12 7 (3.76%) VPLS
12 7 (3.76%) VPN
12 7 (3.76%) SSH
12 7 (3.76%) VLAN
13 6 (3.23%) IPv4
13 6 (3.23%) IPv6
13 6 (3.23%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (25.27%) MySQL
2 30 (16.13%) Big Data
3 27 (14.52%) SQL Server
4 19 (10.22%) Data Mining
5 13 (6.99%) MongoDB
6 10 (5.38%) Relational Database
7 9 (4.84%) Hadoop
8 7 (3.76%) CouchDB
8 7 (3.76%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (2.15%) RDBMS
9 4 (2.15%) Informix
9 4 (2.15%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.54%) SQLPlus
12 1 (0.54%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 22 (11.83%) Jenkins
2 16 (8.60%) Git (software)
3 15 (8.06%) JUnit
4 13 (6.99%) JIRA
5 9 (4.84%) Cucumber
5 9 (4.84%) TestLink
6 7 (3.76%) Apache Ivy
6 7 (3.76%) Spock
6 7 (3.76%) Mockito
6 7 (3.76%) Gradle
6 7 (3.76%) Subversion
7 6 (3.23%) Fiddler
8 4 (2.15%) Selenium
8 4 (2.15%) Eclipse
9 3 (1.61%) GCC
9 3 (1.61%) GDB
9 3 (1.61%) Automake
10 2 (1.08%) JMeter
10 2 (1.08%) Xcode
11 1 (0.54%) Maven
General
1 31 (16.67%) Advertising
2 29 (15.59%) Marketing
3 27 (14.52%) Finance
4 8 (4.30%) Welsh Language
5 4 (2.15%) Multimedia
6 3 (1.61%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.08%) Legal
7 2 (1.08%) Games
Job Titles
1 34 (18.28%) Developer
2 26 (13.98%) Software Engineer
3 18 (9.68%) 3rd Line Support
4 15 (8.06%) Analyst
4 15 (8.06%) Linux Engineer
5 13 (6.99%) Java Developer
5 13 (6.99%) Test Engineer
6 12 (6.45%) Support Engineer
6 12 (6.45%) Architect
6 12 (6.45%) Network Engineer
6 12 (6.45%) Administrator
6 12 (6.45%) Senior Developer
7 11 (5.91%) Systems Engineer
7 11 (5.91%) Systems Administrator
8 10 (5.38%) Linux Administrator
9 9 (4.84%) Senior Linux Engineer
9 9 (4.84%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 7 (3.76%) C Software Engineer
10 7 (3.76%) Storage Architect
10 7 (3.76%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (19.89%) HTML
2 23 (12.37%) HTML5
3 19 (10.22%) Web Services
4 17 (9.14%) Spring
5 16 (8.60%) Hibernate
6 15 (8.06%) CSS
7 14 (7.53%) .NET
8 13 (6.99%) jQuery
9 11 (5.91%) REST
10 9 (4.84%) JPA
10 9 (4.84%) Java EE
11 8 (4.30%) LAMP
12 7 (3.76%) POSIX
12 7 (3.76%) JAX-WS
12 7 (3.76%) Yii
12 7 (3.76%) Pthreads
12 7 (3.76%) Grails
12 7 (3.76%) XML
12 7 (3.76%) JSP
12 7 (3.76%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 25 (13.44%) Clustering
2 13 (6.99%) DTV
3 12 (6.45%) User Experience
4 10 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (5.38%) Computer Science
4 10 (5.38%) Client/Server
5 9 (4.84%) Algorithms
5 9 (4.84%) AS400
6 6 (3.23%) HACMP
7 4 (2.15%) Performance Metrics
8 3 (1.61%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.61%) Data Integration
8 3 (1.61%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.61%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.08%) Statistics
9 2 (1.08%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.54%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.54%) EPoS
10 1 (0.54%) iPad
10 1 (0.54%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 76 (40.86%) Windows
2 47 (25.27%) UNIX
3 31 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 26 (13.98%) CentOS
5 18 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (7.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (5.38%) AIX
8 9 (4.84%) Solaris
8 9 (4.84%) OS/400
9 7 (3.76%) Apple iOS
10 6 (3.23%) Windows 7
10 6 (3.23%) Ubuntu
10 6 (3.23%) Android
10 6 (3.23%) Windows XP
11 4 (2.15%) HPUX
11 4 (2.15%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (2.15%) Debian
12 2 (1.08%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.54%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (26.88%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (16.13%) E-Commerce
3 29 (15.59%) Mobile Marketing
4 23 (12.37%) TDD
5 21 (11.29%) Software Engineering
5 21 (11.29%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (9.68%) Scrum
7 17 (9.14%) ITIL
7 17 (9.14%) Regression Testing
7 17 (9.14%) Web Development
8 15 (8.06%) BDD
9 13 (6.99%) OO
10 12 (6.45%) Product Management
11 11 (5.91%) Test Management
11 11 (5.91%) Bug Management
12 9 (4.84%) Time Management
12 9 (4.84%) Configuration Management
13 8 (4.30%) OOP
13 8 (4.30%) Load Balancing
13 8 (4.30%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 48 (25.81%) Java
2 35 (18.82%) Perl
3 31 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 31 (16.67%) Python
4 26 (13.98%) Bash Shell
5 22 (11.83%) C++
6 21 (11.29%) PHP
7 20 (10.75%) C
8 17 (9.14%) Korn
9 16 (8.60%) SQL
10 14 (7.53%) Ruby
11 13 (6.99%) C#
12 10 (5.38%) Groovy
13 6 (3.23%) PowerShell
13 6 (3.23%) Objective-C
14 5 (2.69%) PHP5
15 3 (1.61%) ECMAScript
15 3 (1.61%) Shell Script
16 2 (1.08%) PL/SQL
17 1 (0.54%) AWK
Qualifications
1 20 (10.75%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (7.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 14 (7.53%) Degree
3 13 (6.99%) RHCE
3 13 (6.99%) CCNP
4 10 (5.38%) CCNA
5 9 (4.84%) VCP5
6 7 (3.76%) ISEB
7 6 (3.23%) IBM AIX Certification
8 5 (2.69%) CCSE
8 5 (2.69%) JNCIS
8 5 (2.69%) MCITP
8 5 (2.69%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (2.69%) CCIE
9 4 (2.15%) Security Cleared
10 3 (1.61%) SC Cleared
10 3 (1.61%) SAP Certification
10 3 (1.61%) CEH
11 2 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (1.08%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.84%) QA
2 4 (2.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.61%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.61%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (13.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (6.45%) Active Directory
3 7 (3.76%) XenServer
4 6 (3.23%) PowerHA
5 4 (2.15%) Nmap
6 3 (1.61%) Squid
6 3 (1.61%) Xen
6 3 (1.61%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.61%) NFS
6 3 (1.61%) vSphere
7 2 (1.08%) KVM
8 1 (0.54%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.54%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.54%) Firmware
8 1 (0.54%) Samba
8 1 (0.54%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 11 (5.91%) Puppet
2 9 (4.84%) NetBackup
3 7 (3.76%) Nessus
3 7 (3.76%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (3.76%) Nagios
4 3 (1.61%) Zenoss
5 2 (1.08%) Ansible
6 1 (0.54%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.54%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.54%) BMC Performance Manager
6 1 (0.54%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 46 (24.73%) VMware
2 43 (23.12%) Red Hat
3 38 (20.43%) Microsoft
4 35 (18.82%) Cisco
5 27 (14.52%) IBM
6 21 (11.29%) HP
7 10 (5.38%) Dell
7 10 (5.38%) Oracle
8 9 (4.84%) Juniper
9 8 (4.30%) 3PAR
10 7 (3.76%) Blue Coat
10 7 (3.76%) Veritas
11 6 (3.23%) CheckPoint
11 6 (3.23%) McAfee
11 6 (3.23%) Zend
12 5 (2.69%) SonicWALL
12 5 (2.69%) F5
12 5 (2.69%) Lumension
12 5 (2.69%) Websense
12 5 (2.69%) Aruba
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
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Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: To £40K + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: From £32,277 to £36,309 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum, Benefits: Excellent benefits
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Salary: £20-28,000 + Bens
Posted: 15 days ago
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Salary: £44000 - £52000 per annum + benefits
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