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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 19 15 14
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 115 163 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 10.43% 12.95% 11.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 43.40% 46.70% 39.43%
Number of salaries quoted 96 147 113
Median salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £25,600 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,869 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.11% +3.75%
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
265 349 317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 24.03% 27.72% 28.53%
Number of salaries quoted 231 309 293
Median salary £35,000 £37,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% +12.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £44,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.73%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the South Wales region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 August 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +2 91 £41,500 +10.66% 2
Newport -8 8 £42,500 +6.25%
Bridgend 0 7 £33,000 -8.33% 3
Torfaen -12 3 £42,500 +34.92% 3
Caerphilly - 3 £37,500 -
Linux
Wales

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Linux.

1 92 (38.33%) Windows
2 88 (36.67%) Unix
3 84 (35.00%) VMware
4 65 (27.08%) Agile Software Development
5 63 (26.25%) Firewall
6 54 (22.50%) Cisco
6 54 (22.50%) Microsoft
7 51 (21.25%) Java
8 50 (20.83%) Python
9 49 (20.42%) ITIL
10 46 (19.17%) MySQL
11 44 (18.33%) Software Engineering
12 42 (17.50%) VMware Infrastructure
13 41 (17.08%) DevOps
13 41 (17.08%) Oracle
13 41 (17.08%) Red Hat
14 39 (16.25%) Active Directory
15 38 (15.83%) C++
15 38 (15.83%) Apache
16 35 (14.58%) Amazon AWS
17 33 (13.75%) SQL
18 32 (13.33%) MS Excel
18 32 (13.33%) Internet
18 32 (13.33%) Windows Server
19 31 (12.92%) SQL Server
20 30 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
21 29 (12.08%) SLA
21 29 (12.08%) DNS
21 29 (12.08%) CCNA
21 29 (12.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 38 (15.83%) Apache
2 21 (8.75%) MS Exchange
3 16 (6.67%) JBoss
4 14 (5.83%) Tornado
5 10 (4.17%) Tomcat
6 9 (3.75%) OpenStack
7 7 (2.92%) WebSphere
8 6 (2.50%) IIS
9 4 (1.67%) SAS
10 3 (1.25%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.83%) Confluence
12 1 (0.42%) CMS
12 1 (0.42%) nginx
12 1 (0.42%) PowerExchange
12 1 (0.42%) SharePoint
Applications
1 32 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 22 (9.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (5.42%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 35 (14.58%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (10.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (6.67%) PaaS
4 14 (5.83%) Office 365
5 9 (3.75%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (3.33%) IaaS
7 5 (2.08%) SaaS
8 3 (1.25%) GitHub
9 1 (0.42%) Bluemix
9 1 (0.42%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.42%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 63 (26.25%) Firewall
2 32 (13.33%) Internet
3 29 (12.08%) DNS
4 27 (11.25%) TCP/IP
5 23 (9.58%) SAN
6 22 (9.17%) LAN
7 19 (7.92%) NAS
8 15 (6.25%) VoIP
9 14 (5.83%) HTTP
10 13 (5.42%) WAN
11 11 (4.58%) DHCP
11 11 (4.58%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 10 (4.17%) VLAN
13 8 (3.33%) PuTTY
13 8 (3.33%) SSH
13 8 (3.33%) Telnet
14 7 (2.92%) Ethernet
14 7 (2.92%) Wireshark
15 6 (2.50%) tcpdump
15 6 (2.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (19.17%) MySQL
2 31 (12.92%) SQL Server
3 19 (7.92%) Relational Database
4 18 (7.50%) Big Data
5 17 (7.08%) RDBMS
6 14 (5.83%) SQLite
7 12 (5.00%) Oracle Database
8 11 (4.58%) Data Mining
9 6 (2.50%) NoSQL
9 6 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (2.08%) Oracle Database 12c
10 5 (2.08%) SQLPlus
11 4 (1.67%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (1.67%) Oracle9i Database
12 1 (0.42%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.42%) PowerCenter
12 1 (0.42%) SAP HANA
12 1 (0.42%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 17 (7.08%) Jenkins
2 10 (4.17%) Subversion
3 9 (3.75%) Git (software)
3 9 (3.75%) JIRA
4 5 (2.08%) Selenium
5 4 (1.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (1.67%) Cucumber
5 4 (1.67%) Gradle
5 4 (1.67%) Hudson
5 4 (1.67%) JUnit
5 4 (1.67%) Maven
5 4 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (1.67%) TeamCity
6 3 (1.25%) Ant
6 3 (1.25%) Eclipse
6 3 (1.25%) IntelliJ
6 3 (1.25%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (0.83%) TestLink
7 2 (0.83%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.83%) VersionOne
General
1 27 (11.25%) Finance
2 26 (10.83%) Advertising
3 22 (9.17%) Telecoms
4 11 (4.58%) Marketing
5 7 (2.92%) Welsh Language
6 5 (2.08%) Back Office
7 3 (1.25%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.83%) Games
8 2 (0.83%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.42%) Legal
Job Titles
1 35 (14.58%) Support Engineer
2 32 (13.33%) Software Engineer
3 31 (12.92%) Developer
4 27 (11.25%) Administrator
5 25 (10.42%) Systems Administrator
6 17 (7.08%) Analyst
6 17 (7.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 16 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
8 15 (6.25%) IT Engineer
8 15 (6.25%) Network Engineer
9 14 (5.83%) 1st Line Support
9 14 (5.83%) Technical Engineer
10 13 (5.42%) Java Developer
10 13 (5.42%) Systems Engineer
10 13 (5.42%) Technical Support
10 13 (5.42%) Technical Support Engineer
11 12 (5.00%) 1st Line Engineer
11 12 (5.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
12 10 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
13 9 (3.75%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (8.33%) HTML
2 19 (7.92%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 15 (6.25%) Middleware
4 14 (5.83%) Flask
4 14 (5.83%) HTML5
4 14 (5.83%) OAuth
4 14 (5.83%) ZeroMQ
5 11 (4.58%) J2EE
6 10 (4.17%) Hibernate
6 10 (4.17%) Spring
6 10 (4.17%) Web Services
7 9 (3.75%) jQuery
8 8 (3.33%) Ajax
8 8 (3.33%) REST
9 7 (2.92%) CSS
9 7 (2.92%) LAMP
10 6 (2.50%) Apache Flex
10 6 (2.50%) JSON
11 5 (2.08%) SOAP
12 4 (1.67%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.83%) Computer Science
1 14 (5.83%) Informatics
1 14 (5.83%) Life Science
2 13 (5.42%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.58%) Public Cloud
4 8 (3.33%) Fintech
4 8 (3.33%) Security Operations Centre
5 6 (2.50%) Health Informatics
5 6 (2.50%) Mathematics
6 5 (2.08%) Mobile Payment
7 4 (1.67%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.67%) Driving Licence
7 4 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.67%) iSeries
7 4 (1.67%) Smartphone
8 3 (1.25%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.25%) Statistics
9 2 (0.83%) Cyber Attack
9 2 (0.83%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.83%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 92 (38.33%) Windows
2 88 (36.67%) Unix
3 32 (13.33%) Windows Server
4 29 (12.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (9.17%) CentOS
6 18 (7.50%) AIX
7 17 (7.08%) Solaris
8 12 (5.00%) VyOS
9 11 (4.58%) Mac OS X
10 10 (4.17%) Android
11 9 (3.75%) Apple iOS
11 9 (3.75%) Ubuntu
11 9 (3.75%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (2.50%) Debian
14 4 (1.67%) Data ONTAP
15 1 (0.42%) HPUX
15 1 (0.42%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (27.08%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (20.42%) ITIL
3 44 (18.33%) Software Engineering
4 41 (17.08%) DevOps
5 29 (12.08%) Incident Management
6 26 (10.83%) High Availability
7 16 (6.67%) Scrum
8 15 (6.25%) Analytics
9 14 (5.83%) Cross-Platform Development
10 12 (5.00%) E-Commerce
11 11 (4.58%) Mobile Marketing
11 11 (4.58%) Multithreading
11 11 (4.58%) OO
11 11 (4.58%) SDLC
11 11 (4.58%) Service Management
12 10 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (3.75%) Configuration Management
13 9 (3.75%) Continuous Improvement
13 9 (3.75%) Logistics
13 9 (3.75%) Online Security
Programming Languages
1 51 (21.25%) Java
2 50 (20.83%) Python
3 38 (15.83%) C++
4 33 (13.75%) SQL
5 26 (10.83%) JavaScript
5 26 (10.83%) Perl
6 25 (10.42%) PHP
7 20 (8.33%) C
8 17 (7.08%) Bash Shell
9 12 (5.00%) Erlang
10 9 (3.75%) Shell Script
11 8 (3.33%) Objective-C
11 8 (3.33%) PowerShell
12 5 (2.08%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.67%) Groovy
14 3 (1.25%) C#
14 3 (1.25%) Delphi
15 2 (0.83%) Haskell
15 2 (0.83%) Korn
15 2 (0.83%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (12.08%) CCNA
3 17 (7.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 9 (3.75%) Degree
5 7 (2.92%) SC Cleared
5 7 (2.92%) Security Cleared
6 6 (2.50%) CCNP
7 4 (1.67%) CCSA
7 4 (1.67%) CCSE
7 4 (1.67%) Oracle Certification
8 3 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (1.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.83%) CEH
9 2 (0.83%) RHCE
10 1 (0.42%) CISA
10 1 (0.42%) CISSP
10 1 (0.42%) HNC
10 1 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.42%) NCDA
10 1 (0.42%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (12.08%) SLA
2 9 (3.75%) QA
3 4 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.25%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.42%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.42%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 42 (17.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (16.25%) Active Directory
3 9 (3.75%) VMware ESX
4 7 (2.92%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (2.08%) Docker
5 5 (2.08%) vSphere
6 3 (1.25%) NFS
6 3 (1.25%) Squid
7 2 (0.83%) iptables
7 2 (0.83%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.83%) Snort
7 2 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.42%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.42%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 17 (7.08%) HP Data Protector
1 17 (7.08%) Tivoli
1 17 (7.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 11 (4.58%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (3.75%) Ansible
3 9 (3.75%) Puppet
4 8 (3.33%) BladeLogic
4 8 (3.33%) BMC PATROL
4 8 (3.33%) Nagios
5 5 (2.08%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (1.67%) AppManager
6 4 (1.67%) Backup Exec
6 4 (1.67%) HP SiteScope
6 4 (1.67%) Nessus
6 4 (1.67%) Nmap
7 3 (1.25%) yum
8 2 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.83%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.83%) Rundeck
9 1 (0.42%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 84 (35.00%) VMware
2 54 (22.50%) Cisco
2 54 (22.50%) Microsoft
3 41 (17.08%) Oracle
3 41 (17.08%) Red Hat
4 26 (10.83%) HP
5 19 (7.92%) IBM
6 17 (7.08%) Avaya
7 15 (6.25%) Citrix
7 15 (6.25%) F5
8 13 (5.42%) Remedy
8 13 (5.42%) Vyatta
9 12 (5.00%) Brocade
10 10 (4.17%) CheckPoint
10 10 (4.17%) Sage
11 9 (3.75%) Extreme Networks
11 9 (3.75%) NetApp
11 9 (3.75%) SolarWinds
12 8 (3.33%) BMC
12 8 (3.33%) EMC
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