The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the South Wales region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 16 20 14
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Permanent jobs citing Linux 130 93 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 11.37% 8.44% 12.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 39.63% 33.45% 41.70%
Number of salaries quoted 117 87 90
Average salary £34,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.82% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,100 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £56,200 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -0.64%
Operating Systems Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
328 278 247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 28.70% 25.23% 29.87%
Number of salaries quoted 298 256 216
Average salary £33,500 £36,000 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.94% +5.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,895 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -
Linux
Wales

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +37 89 £34,500 +2.22% 7
Bridgend +16 7 £36,500 +4.28% 2
Caerphilly -4 7 £44,000 -17.37% 2
Torfaen -11 5 £35,250 -7.23% 1
Newport -17 3 £36,500 -2.66% 2
Glamorgan - 3 - -
Linux
Wales

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 83 (40.29%) Windows
2 77 (37.38%) VMware
3 67 (32.52%) UNIX
4 52 (25.24%) Firewall
5 51 (24.76%) Red Hat
6 46 (22.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 45 (21.84%) Microsoft
7 45 (21.84%) Perl
8 44 (21.36%) TCP/IP
9 41 (19.90%) Java
9 41 (19.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 40 (19.42%) SQL
11 37 (17.96%) Finance
12 36 (17.48%) ITIL
13 35 (16.99%) Python
13 35 (16.99%) SaaS
14 33 (16.02%) HP
15 32 (15.53%) Apache
16 31 (15.05%) MySQL
17 30 (14.56%) Cisco
18 29 (14.08%) Oracle
18 29 (14.08%) Solaris
19 26 (12.62%) SAN
20 25 (12.14%) JavaScript
20 25 (12.14%) Welsh Language
21 24 (11.65%) AIX
21 24 (11.65%) LAMP
22 23 (11.17%) SQL Server
23 22 (10.68%) C++
23 22 (10.68%) Degree

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 32 (15.53%) Apache
2 21 (10.19%) Tomcat
3 7 (3.40%) IIS
4 6 (2.91%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.46%) ColdFusion
5 3 (1.46%) nginx
5 3 (1.46%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.97%) Node.js
7 1 (0.49%) Confluence
7 1 (0.49%) Lync
7 1 (0.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.49%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 16 (7.77%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.40%) MS Office
3 5 (2.43%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.46%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (3.40%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 35 (16.99%) SaaS
2 7 (3.40%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.43%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 52 (25.24%) Firewall
2 44 (21.36%) TCP/IP
3 26 (12.62%) SAN
4 16 (7.77%) VLAN
4 16 (7.77%) tcpdump
4 16 (7.77%) HTTP
5 14 (6.80%) WAN
5 14 (6.80%) LAN
5 14 (6.80%) Wireshark
6 11 (5.34%) DNS
6 11 (5.34%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (5.34%) BGP
7 10 (4.85%) Cisco PIX
7 10 (4.85%) Internet
8 9 (4.37%) OSPF
8 9 (4.37%) Intrusion Detection
9 7 (3.40%) iSCSI
9 7 (3.40%) SNMP
9 7 (3.40%) Fibre Channel
10 6 (2.91%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (15.05%) MySQL
2 23 (11.17%) SQL Server
3 11 (5.34%) Relational Database
4 6 (2.91%) Big Data
5 4 (1.94%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.94%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.46%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.97%) Oracle OLAP
7 2 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.97%) OLTP
7 2 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.97%) OLAP
7 2 (0.97%) Riak
7 2 (0.97%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.97%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.49%) DB2
8 1 (0.49%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.49%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.49%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 11 (5.34%) Jenkins
2 8 (3.88%) JUnit
3 6 (2.91%) Subversion
3 6 (2.91%) Eclipse
3 6 (2.91%) Selenium
4 5 (2.43%) Git (software)
4 5 (2.43%) Cucumber
5 4 (1.94%) Ant
6 2 (0.97%) Gradle
6 2 (0.97%) Mockito
6 2 (0.97%) Maven
6 2 (0.97%) JIRA
6 2 (0.97%) Apache Ivy
7 1 (0.49%) Grunt
7 1 (0.49%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.49%) PowerBuilder
7 1 (0.49%) ClearQuest
7 1 (0.49%) JMeter
7 1 (0.49%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.49%) Fiddler
General
1 37 (17.96%) Finance
2 25 (12.14%) Welsh Language
3 10 (4.85%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.40%) Legal
4 7 (3.40%) Back Office
5 6 (2.91%) Electronics
5 6 (2.91%) French Language
5 6 (2.91%) German Language
5 6 (2.91%) Italian Language
5 6 (2.91%) Spanish Language
6 4 (1.94%) Advertising
7 1 (0.49%) Retail
7 1 (0.49%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.49%) Billing
7 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 38 (18.45%) Systems Engineer
2 35 (16.99%) Developer
3 23 (11.17%) Analyst
4 22 (10.68%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 19 (9.22%) Administrator
6 18 (8.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 16 (7.77%) Systems Administrator
7 16 (7.77%) Java Developer
8 15 (7.28%) Linux Administrator
9 13 (6.31%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 13 (6.31%) Support Engineer
10 12 (5.83%) Security Analyst
11 10 (4.85%) Test Engineer
12 9 (4.37%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 9 (4.37%) 3rd Line Support
12 9 (4.37%) Linux Engineer
13 8 (3.88%) Software Manager
13 8 (3.88%) Escalation Engineer
14 7 (3.40%) Network Engineer
14 7 (3.40%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (11.65%) LAMP
2 16 (7.77%) Spring
3 15 (7.28%) HTML
4 14 (6.80%) CSS
4 14 (6.80%) Web Services
5 12 (5.83%) XML
5 12 (5.83%) jQuery
6 10 (4.85%) Hibernate
7 7 (3.40%) Java EE
7 7 (3.40%) J2EE
8 6 (2.91%) SVG
9 5 (2.43%) JPA
9 5 (2.43%) Ajax
10 4 (1.94%) JSON
10 4 (1.94%) JAX-WS
11 3 (1.46%) Ext JS
11 3 (1.46%) GWT
11 3 (1.46%) Android SDK
11 3 (1.46%) .NET
12 2 (0.97%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.22%) Computer Science
2 18 (8.74%) Clustering
3 7 (3.40%) HACMP
4 6 (2.91%) Client/Server
5 5 (2.43%) Arduino
5 5 (2.43%) DTV
5 5 (2.43%) Firmware
6 4 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.94%) iSeries
6 4 (1.94%) iPad
7 3 (1.46%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.46%) STB
8 2 (0.97%) PKI
8 2 (0.97%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.97%) Grid Computing
8 2 (0.97%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.49%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.49%) Wiki
9 1 (0.49%) RIA
9 1 (0.49%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 83 (40.29%) Windows
2 67 (32.52%) UNIX
3 41 (19.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 29 (14.08%) Solaris
5 24 (11.65%) AIX
6 21 (10.19%) CentOS
7 19 (9.22%) Debian
8 16 (7.77%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (6.80%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (4.85%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (4.37%) HPUX
12 8 (3.88%) Windows 2000 Server
12 8 (3.88%) Windows 7
13 7 (3.40%) Android
14 6 (2.91%) Windows XP
15 5 (2.43%) SUSE
15 5 (2.43%) Mac OS
16 4 (1.94%) Apple iOS
17 3 (1.46%) Ubuntu
18 1 (0.49%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (17.48%) ITIL
2 19 (9.22%) OO
3 18 (8.74%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (7.28%) Software Engineering
4 15 (7.28%) Project Management
5 13 (6.31%) Network Monitoring
6 11 (5.34%) Configuration Management
6 11 (5.34%) Incident Management
7 10 (4.85%) TDD
7 10 (4.85%) Network Design
7 10 (4.85%) Product Management
8 9 (4.37%) UML
8 9 (4.37%) Scrum
9 8 (3.88%) Penetration Testing
10 7 (3.40%) Systems Analysis
10 7 (3.40%) Competitive Intelligence
10 7 (3.40%) Service Management
10 7 (3.40%) Change Management
10 7 (3.40%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (2.91%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 45 (21.84%) Perl
2 41 (19.90%) Java
3 40 (19.42%) SQL
4 35 (16.99%) Python
5 25 (12.14%) JavaScript
6 22 (10.68%) C++
7 17 (8.25%) PHP
8 10 (4.85%) C
9 9 (4.37%) Ruby
10 8 (3.88%) C#
11 7 (3.40%) Bash Shell
12 6 (2.91%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.94%) Erlang
14 3 (1.46%) Groovy
14 3 (1.46%) Korn
14 3 (1.46%) PHP5
15 2 (0.97%) AWK
15 2 (0.97%) VC++
15 2 (0.97%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.49%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 22 (10.68%) Degree
2 18 (8.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 17 (8.25%) RHCE
4 16 (7.77%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (5.83%) Security Cleared
6 11 (5.34%) CCNP
7 10 (4.85%) SC Cleared
8 8 (3.88%) JNCIS
8 8 (3.88%) CCNA
8 8 (3.88%) CCSE
9 5 (2.43%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (2.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (1.94%) MCITP
10 4 (1.94%) CISSP
10 4 (1.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (1.46%) SAP Certification
12 2 (0.97%) CEH
12 2 (0.97%) CISA
12 2 (0.97%) GIAC
12 2 (0.97%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.85%) QA
2 7 (3.40%) SLA
3 5 (2.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.46%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 46 (22.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (6.31%) Nmap
3 12 (5.83%) Active Directory
4 8 (3.88%) Xen
5 4 (1.94%) XenServer
6 3 (1.46%) NFS
6 3 (1.46%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.46%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.49%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.49%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.49%) KVM
Systems Management
1 15 (7.28%) Nagios
2 13 (6.31%) Nessus
3 12 (5.83%) BMC PATROL
4 10 (4.85%) Puppet
5 5 (2.43%) SCOM
5 5 (2.43%) BladeLogic
5 5 (2.43%) BMC Performance Manager
6 3 (1.46%) Tivoli
6 3 (1.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (1.46%) HP Data Protector
6 3 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.97%) Cobbler
8 1 (0.49%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.49%) YUM
8 1 (0.49%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.49%) SCCM
8 1 (0.49%) WSUS
Vendors
1 77 (37.38%) VMware
2 51 (24.76%) Red Hat
3 45 (21.84%) Microsoft
4 33 (16.02%) HP
5 30 (14.56%) Cisco
6 29 (14.08%) Oracle
7 13 (6.31%) IBM
7 13 (6.31%) CheckPoint
7 13 (6.31%) NetApp
8 12 (5.83%) Blue Coat
8 12 (5.83%) BMC
9 11 (5.34%) Juniper
10 9 (4.37%) Dell
11 8 (3.88%) Sybase
11 8 (3.88%) Websense
11 8 (3.88%) F5
12 7 (3.40%) 3PAR
12 7 (3.40%) Remedy
12 7 (3.40%) Citrix
12 7 (3.40%) JBoss
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £40 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £45K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £40K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Newport
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
South Wales
CPS Group UK
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Streamline Connections
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum + Industry Leading Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Private Health Ins.,
Posted: 6 days ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £20000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newport
Pertemps ERP
Salary: 32k-36k + Bonus + Healthcare
Posted: 12 days ago