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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 19 25 16
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -9
Permanent jobs citing Linux 107 92 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 9.89% 7.86% 11.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.27% 31.29% 39.18%
Number of salaries quoted 94 89 89
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,200 £30,400
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,650 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
295 294 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 27.26% 25.13% 29.13%
Number of salaries quoted 274 275 242
Average salary £33,000 £34,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £55,000 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 +15 67 £35,000 -6.66% 11
Torfaen -5 10 £34,000 +4.61% 2
Caerphilly +6 7 £34,000 -34.14% 1
Newport +2 7 £34,000 -5.55%
Bridgend +16 6 £36,500 +4.28%
Glamorgan - 1 - -
Linux
Wales

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 92 (44.23%) Windows
2 77 (37.02%) VMware
3 61 (29.33%) UNIX
4 54 (25.96%) Firewall
5 51 (24.52%) TCP/IP
6 50 (24.04%) Red Hat
6 50 (24.04%) Perl
7 47 (22.60%) VMware Infrastructure
8 44 (21.15%) Java
9 43 (20.67%) ITIL
9 43 (20.67%) Agile Software Development
10 40 (19.23%) Finance
10 40 (19.23%) Python
10 40 (19.23%) Microsoft
10 40 (19.23%) SaaS
11 36 (17.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 36 (17.31%) MySQL
12 35 (16.83%) Cisco
13 33 (15.87%) Apache
14 32 (15.38%) SAN
15 31 (14.90%) SQL
16 28 (13.46%) HP
16 28 (13.46%) CentOS
16 28 (13.46%) Welsh Language
17 25 (12.02%) HTTP
18 24 (11.54%) Degree
19 23 (11.06%) SQL Server
19 23 (11.06%) C++
19 23 (11.06%) Solaris
20 22 (10.58%) LAMP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 33 (15.87%) Apache
2 20 (9.62%) Tomcat
3 8 (3.85%) IIS
4 7 (3.37%) Node.js
4 7 (3.37%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (2.88%) MS Exchange
6 5 (2.40%) Confluence
7 4 (1.92%) OpenStack
7 4 (1.92%) nginx
8 3 (1.44%) ColdFusion
9 2 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.48%) Lync
10 1 (0.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.48%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.48%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 15 (7.21%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.85%) MS Office
3 5 (2.40%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.44%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.44%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 40 (19.23%) SaaS
2 12 (5.77%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 54 (25.96%) Firewall
2 51 (24.52%) TCP/IP
3 32 (15.38%) SAN
4 25 (12.02%) HTTP
5 18 (8.65%) Wireshark
6 17 (8.17%) VLAN
7 16 (7.69%) Internet
7 16 (7.69%) tcpdump
8 15 (7.21%) WAN
8 15 (7.21%) LAN
9 12 (5.77%) BGP
9 12 (5.77%) DNS
9 12 (5.77%) Cisco ASA
10 11 (5.29%) Cisco PIX
10 11 (5.29%) Intrusion Detection
11 10 (4.81%) NAS
11 10 (4.81%) OSPF
12 9 (4.33%) Fibre Channel
13 8 (3.85%) iSCSI
14 7 (3.37%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (17.31%) MySQL
2 23 (11.06%) SQL Server
3 15 (7.21%) Relational Database
4 9 (4.33%) MongoDB
5 8 (3.85%) Hadoop
5 8 (3.85%) Big Data
6 7 (3.37%) CouchDB
6 7 (3.37%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (1.92%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.44%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.96%) Oracle OLAP
9 2 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.96%) OLTP
9 2 (0.96%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.96%) OLAP
9 2 (0.96%) Riak
10 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.48%) DB2
10 1 (0.48%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 20 (9.62%) Jenkins
2 14 (6.73%) JUnit
3 8 (3.85%) Git (software)
4 7 (3.37%) Mockito
4 7 (3.37%) Selenium
4 7 (3.37%) Apache Ivy
4 7 (3.37%) Gradle
5 6 (2.88%) JIRA
5 6 (2.88%) Cucumber
5 6 (2.88%) Eclipse
6 5 (2.40%) Fiddler
7 4 (1.92%) Subversion
8 1 (0.48%) Maven
8 1 (0.48%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.48%) PowerBuilder
8 1 (0.48%) ClearQuest
8 1 (0.48%) JMeter
8 1 (0.48%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.48%) Ant
8 1 (0.48%) GCC
General
1 40 (19.23%) Finance
2 28 (13.46%) Welsh Language
3 7 (3.37%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.88%) Legal
4 6 (2.88%) Advertising
4 6 (2.88%) French Language
4 6 (2.88%) German Language
4 6 (2.88%) Italian Language
4 6 (2.88%) Spanish Language
5 3 (1.44%) Marketing
5 3 (1.44%) Multimedia
5 3 (1.44%) Back Office
6 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.48%) Billing
6 1 (0.48%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (16.35%) Systems Engineer
2 32 (15.38%) Developer
3 24 (11.54%) Analyst
4 21 (10.10%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 18 (8.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 17 (8.17%) Administrator
6 17 (8.17%) Test Engineer
7 16 (7.69%) Java Developer
8 15 (7.21%) Linux Administrator
9 14 (6.73%) Systems Administrator
10 13 (6.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 12 (5.77%) Support Engineer
11 12 (5.77%) Software Engineer
11 12 (5.77%) Security Analyst
12 11 (5.29%) 3rd Line Support
12 11 (5.29%) Linux Engineer
13 9 (4.33%) Escalation Engineer
14 8 (3.85%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
15 7 (3.37%) Graduate
16 6 (2.88%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (10.58%) LAMP
2 19 (9.13%) Spring
2 19 (9.13%) HTML
3 16 (7.69%) Web Services
4 14 (6.73%) Hibernate
5 10 (4.81%) jQuery
6 9 (4.33%) HTML5
7 8 (3.85%) REST
7 8 (3.85%) XML
8 7 (3.37%) .NET
8 7 (3.37%) CSS
8 7 (3.37%) D3.js
8 7 (3.37%) Apache Cordova
8 7 (3.37%) Yii
8 7 (3.37%) Java EE
8 7 (3.37%) Grails
9 6 (2.88%) JPA
10 4 (1.92%) JSON
10 4 (1.92%) JAX-WS
11 3 (1.44%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.65%) Clustering
2 15 (7.21%) Computer Science
3 14 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.37%) Client/Server
5 6 (2.88%) HACMP
6 5 (2.40%) DTV
6 5 (2.40%) iPad
7 4 (1.92%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.96%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.96%) Grid Computing
8 2 (0.96%) Arduino
8 2 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.96%) PKI
8 2 (0.96%) iSeries
8 2 (0.96%) RIA
9 1 (0.48%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.48%) Wiki
9 1 (0.48%) STB
Operating Systems
1 92 (44.23%) Windows
2 61 (29.33%) UNIX
3 36 (17.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 28 (13.46%) CentOS
5 23 (11.06%) Solaris
6 19 (9.13%) Debian
7 18 (8.65%) Windows Server 2003
8 16 (7.69%) AIX
8 16 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (5.77%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (4.33%) Windows 7
11 8 (3.85%) Windows 2000 Server
12 7 (3.37%) Windows XP
13 5 (2.40%) HPUX
13 5 (2.40%) Apple iOS
13 5 (2.40%) Android
14 4 (1.92%) Ubuntu
15 3 (1.44%) SUSE
16 1 (0.48%) Fedora
16 1 (0.48%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (20.67%) ITIL
1 43 (20.67%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (8.17%) TDD
3 16 (7.69%) Project Management
3 16 (7.69%) Product Management
4 15 (7.21%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (7.21%) Software Engineering
5 14 (6.73%) Regression Testing
5 14 (6.73%) Scrum
5 14 (6.73%) OO
6 13 (6.25%) Configuration Management
6 13 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
6 13 (6.25%) Mentoring
7 12 (5.77%) Incident Management
8 11 (5.29%) Network Design
8 11 (5.29%) Line Management
9 10 (4.81%) Web Development
10 9 (4.33%) Time Management
11 8 (3.85%) BDD
11 8 (3.85%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (24.04%) Perl
2 44 (21.15%) Java
3 40 (19.23%) Python
4 31 (14.90%) SQL
5 23 (11.06%) C++
6 19 (9.13%) Ruby
6 19 (9.13%) PHP
7 16 (7.69%) JavaScript
7 16 (7.69%) C#
7 16 (7.69%) Bash Shell
8 15 (7.21%) C
9 9 (4.33%) Korn
10 8 (3.85%) Groovy
11 5 (2.40%) Erlang
12 3 (1.44%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.44%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.96%) AWK
13 2 (0.96%) PHP5
13 2 (0.96%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.96%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (11.54%) Degree
2 20 (9.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 20 (9.62%) RHCE
3 18 (8.65%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (5.77%) CCNP
5 9 (4.33%) CCNA
5 9 (4.33%) CCSE
5 9 (4.33%) JNCIS
6 8 (3.85%) Security Cleared
7 6 (2.88%) SC Cleared
8 5 (2.40%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (1.92%) CISSP
9 4 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (1.92%) CEH
9 4 (1.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (1.92%) MCITP
10 3 (1.44%) IBM AIX Certification
10 3 (1.44%) SAP Certification
11 2 (0.96%) CISA
11 2 (0.96%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.37%) QA
2 5 (2.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.44%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.44%) SLA
4 1 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.48%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 47 (22.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (6.25%) Nmap
3 9 (4.33%) Active Directory
4 8 (3.85%) Xen
4 8 (3.85%) XenServer
5 3 (1.44%) PowerHA
5 3 (1.44%) NFS
6 2 (0.96%) KVM
6 2 (0.96%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.48%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.48%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.48%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 15 (7.21%) Nessus
2 13 (6.25%) Nagios
3 11 (5.29%) Puppet
4 8 (3.85%) BMC PATROL
5 6 (2.88%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (2.88%) NetBackup
6 5 (2.40%) BladeLogic
6 5 (2.40%) BMC Performance Manager
6 5 (2.40%) SCOM
7 2 (0.96%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (0.96%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.48%) SCCM
8 1 (0.48%) WSUS
8 1 (0.48%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.48%) YUM
8 1 (0.48%) Ansible
Vendors
1 77 (37.02%) VMware
2 50 (24.04%) Red Hat
3 40 (19.23%) Microsoft
4 35 (16.83%) Cisco
5 28 (13.46%) HP
6 20 (9.62%) Oracle
7 14 (6.73%) CheckPoint
7 14 (6.73%) NetApp
8 12 (5.77%) Juniper
8 12 (5.77%) IBM
9 11 (5.29%) Blue Coat
10 9 (4.33%) Websense
10 9 (4.33%) F5
11 8 (3.85%) 3PAR
11 8 (3.85%) JBoss
11 8 (3.85%) Citrix
11 8 (3.85%) BMC
12 7 (3.37%) Dell
12 7 (3.37%) SonicWALL
12 7 (3.37%) McAfee
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum + Industry Leading Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Private Health Ins.,
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum Extensive Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Industry Leading Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £30K
Posted: 2 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
FT Select
Salary: From £23,000 to £28,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £22500.00 - £26500.00 per annum + plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Industry Leading Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 32,000-36,000 + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
360 Resourcing
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Cwmbran
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Applied Card Technologies
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 26 days ago