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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 13 12 28
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +16
Permanent jobs citing Linux 134 146 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 11.28% 12.08% 7.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.88% 38.93% 29.55%
Number of salaries quoted 116 126 63
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £49,500 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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
320 375 247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 26.94% 31.02% 24.63%
Number of salaries quoted 278 321 219
Average salary £35,000 £37,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% +12.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £24,500 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,800 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%

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 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(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 +3 73 £40,000 +11.11% 8
Torfaen -2 21 £47,000 +3.29% 1
Bridgend +11 19 £31,250 -10.71% 5
Newport +2 19 £35,000 - 3
Caerphilly +13 3 £68,500 +71.25%
Vale of Glamorgan -3 1 £50,000 +92.30% 1
Linux
Wales

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 112 (39.02%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (37.98%) Unix
3 87 (30.31%) Windows
4 65 (22.65%) VMware
5 64 (22.30%) MySQL
6 63 (21.95%) Telecoms
7 61 (21.25%) Apache
8 57 (19.86%) Java
9 56 (19.51%) Python
10 54 (18.82%) Firewall
11 52 (18.12%) SQL
12 50 (17.42%) C++
12 50 (17.42%) Advertising
12 50 (17.42%) Software Engineering
13 48 (16.72%) JavaScript
14 47 (16.38%) TCP/IP
15 46 (16.03%) Cisco
16 45 (15.68%) Big Data
17 42 (14.63%) Web Services
17 42 (14.63%) PaaS
18 41 (14.29%) Marketing
19 39 (13.59%) ITIL
20 36 (12.54%) Oracle
20 36 (12.54%) E-Commerce
20 36 (12.54%) DNS
20 36 (12.54%) SAN
20 36 (12.54%) VMware Infrastructure
20 36 (12.54%) Mobile Marketing
21 35 (12.20%) Data Mining
22 34 (11.85%) Scrum

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 61 (21.25%) Apache
2 17 (5.92%) MS Exchange
3 11 (3.83%) OpenStack
3 11 (3.83%) Tornado
4 8 (2.79%) Tomcat
5 7 (2.44%) JBoss
6 4 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.39%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.05%) CMS
7 3 (1.05%) Drupal
7 3 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (1.05%) Skype for Business
7 3 (1.05%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.70%) Confluence
8 2 (0.70%) IIS
8 2 (0.70%) Node.js
9 1 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 20 (6.97%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (2.44%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 42 (14.63%) PaaS
2 17 (5.92%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (3.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (3.14%) Office 365
5 8 (2.79%) GitHub
6 6 (2.09%) SaaS
7 4 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (18.82%) Firewall
2 47 (16.38%) TCP/IP
3 36 (12.54%) DNS
3 36 (12.54%) SAN
4 33 (11.50%) NAS
5 28 (9.76%) VoIP
6 27 (9.41%) Internet
7 22 (7.67%) OpenLDAP
8 21 (7.32%) Ethernet
8 21 (7.32%) LAN
9 20 (6.97%) DHCP
10 19 (6.62%) WAN
11 18 (6.27%) iSCSI
12 15 (5.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 14 (4.88%) HTTP
14 12 (4.18%) tcpdump
15 10 (3.48%) Kerberos
15 10 (3.48%) Network Security
16 9 (3.14%) PBX
16 9 (3.14%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (22.30%) MySQL
2 45 (15.68%) Big Data
3 35 (12.20%) Data Mining
4 28 (9.76%) SQL Server
5 16 (5.57%) Relational Database
6 13 (4.53%) RDBMS
7 11 (3.83%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (3.83%) SQLite
8 9 (3.14%) Oracle Database
9 7 (2.44%) HPCC
10 6 (2.09%) SQLPlus
11 3 (1.05%) MongoDB
11 3 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.70%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (0.70%) Oracle Database 12c
12 2 (0.70%) Oracle9i Database
12 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (0.35%) Amazon RDS
13 1 (0.35%) Riak
Development Applications
1 26 (9.06%) Jenkins
2 20 (6.97%) Subversion
3 15 (5.23%) Git (software)
4 14 (4.88%) Maven
5 12 (4.18%) Ant
5 12 (4.18%) JIRA
6 9 (3.14%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (2.79%) Eclipse
7 8 (2.79%) Gradle
8 7 (2.44%) IntelliJ
8 7 (2.44%) JMeter
8 7 (2.44%) Octopus Deploy
8 7 (2.44%) TeamCity
9 4 (1.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (1.39%) Cucumber
9 4 (1.39%) TestLink
9 4 (1.39%) VersionOne
10 3 (1.05%) JUnit
10 3 (1.05%) The Grinder
11 2 (0.70%) NUnit
General
1 63 (21.95%) Telecoms
2 50 (17.42%) Advertising
3 41 (14.29%) Marketing
4 32 (11.15%) Finance
5 7 (2.44%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.09%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.05%) Electronics
7 3 (1.05%) Retail
8 2 (0.70%) Welsh Language
9 1 (0.35%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 43 (14.98%) Developer
1 43 (14.98%) Software Engineer
2 31 (10.80%) Analyst
3 26 (9.06%) Support Engineer
4 23 (8.01%) Network Engineer
5 20 (6.97%) C++ Software Engineer
6 19 (6.62%) IT Engineer
7 18 (6.27%) Administrator
8 17 (5.92%) Installations Engineer
8 17 (5.92%) Systems Administrator
8 17 (5.92%) Test Engineer
9 15 (5.23%) Architect
10 14 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support
10 14 (4.88%) C Software Engineer
10 14 (4.88%) Software Developer
11 13 (4.53%) C/C++ Software Engineer
11 13 (4.53%) Test Automation Engineer
12 12 (4.18%) PHP Developer
13 11 (3.83%) Test Analyst
14 10 (3.48%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (14.63%) Web Services
2 27 (9.41%) HTML
3 25 (8.71%) REST
4 22 (7.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 18 (6.27%) jQuery
6 14 (4.88%) CSS
7 11 (3.83%) Flask
7 11 (3.83%) Middleware
7 11 (3.83%) OAuth
7 11 (3.83%) ZeroMQ
8 10 (3.48%) HTML5
8 10 (3.48%) Spring
9 9 (3.14%) J2EE
9 9 (3.14%) LAMP
9 9 (3.14%) SOAP
10 8 (2.79%) Hibernate
10 8 (2.79%) RESTful
11 7 (2.44%) Ajax
11 7 (2.44%) WSDL
11 7 (2.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (11.85%) Computer Science
2 25 (8.71%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (4.53%) Driving Licence
4 11 (3.83%) DTV
4 11 (3.83%) Informatics
4 11 (3.83%) Life Science
5 10 (3.48%) Digital Media
6 8 (2.79%) Data Centre
7 7 (2.44%) Fintech
7 7 (2.44%) Grid Computing
8 6 (2.09%) Health Informatics
8 6 (2.09%) Management Information System
8 6 (2.09%) Mobile Payment
8 6 (2.09%) Security Operations Centre
9 5 (1.74%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.74%) Clustering
10 4 (1.39%) Mathematics
10 4 (1.39%) Performance Metrics
10 4 (1.39%) Replication
10 4 (1.39%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 109 (37.98%) Unix
2 87 (30.31%) Windows
3 31 (10.80%) Windows Server
4 18 (6.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (5.57%) CentOS
6 15 (5.23%) VyOS
7 11 (3.83%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (3.48%) AIX
9 9 (3.14%) Mac OS X
9 9 (3.14%) Solaris
10 7 (2.44%) Android
10 7 (2.44%) Apple iOS
10 7 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (1.74%) Ubuntu
12 4 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (1.05%) Debian
13 3 (1.05%) OS/400
14 2 (0.70%) VMS
15 1 (0.35%) SUSE
15 1 (0.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (39.02%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (17.42%) Software Engineering
3 39 (13.59%) ITIL
4 36 (12.54%) E-Commerce
4 36 (12.54%) Mobile Marketing
5 34 (11.85%) Scrum
6 31 (10.80%) SDLC
7 27 (9.41%) High Availability
8 23 (8.01%) DevOps
8 23 (8.01%) ETL
9 18 (6.27%) Continuous Delivery
9 18 (6.27%) OO
10 17 (5.92%) Configuration Management
11 15 (5.23%) Test Scripting
12 14 (4.88%) Automated Testing
12 14 (4.88%) Test Management
13 13 (4.53%) API Testing
13 13 (4.53%) Incident Management
13 13 (4.53%) MVC
13 13 (4.53%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (19.86%) Java
2 56 (19.51%) Python
3 52 (18.12%) SQL
4 50 (17.42%) C++
5 48 (16.72%) JavaScript
6 32 (11.15%) C
6 32 (11.15%) PHP
7 27 (9.41%) Perl
8 25 (8.71%) Bash Shell
9 12 (4.18%) PowerShell
10 11 (3.83%) Erlang
11 10 (3.48%) Shell Script
12 9 (3.14%) Haskell
12 9 (3.14%) Lisp
13 7 (2.44%) PL/SQL
14 4 (1.39%) C#
14 4 (1.39%) Groovy
14 4 (1.39%) Objective-C
15 3 (1.05%) Scala
16 1 (0.35%) Korn
Qualifications
1 23 (8.01%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (7.67%) CCNA
3 13 (4.53%) CCSA
3 13 (4.53%) CCSE
4 10 (3.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (2.44%) Degree
5 7 (2.44%) ISEB
5 7 (2.44%) ISTQB
6 6 (2.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 5 (1.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (1.05%) VCP5
9 2 (0.70%) CCIE
9 2 (0.70%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.35%) CCNP
10 1 (0.35%) CISA
10 1 (0.35%) CNA
10 1 (0.35%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (11.15%) QA
2 22 (7.67%) SLA
3 2 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.35%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 36 (12.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (9.76%) Active Directory
3 16 (5.57%) Squid
4 13 (4.53%) NFS
5 12 (4.18%) Snort
6 9 (3.14%) vSphere
7 7 (2.44%) vCloud
8 6 (2.09%) Dovecot
8 6 (2.09%) KVM
8 6 (2.09%) QEMU
8 6 (2.09%) Samba
9 5 (1.74%) Docker
10 3 (1.05%) DFS Replication
11 2 (0.70%) iptables
11 2 (0.70%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.35%) Hyper-V
12 1 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (4.53%) Nagios
1 13 (4.53%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (4.53%) Puppet
2 11 (3.83%) NetBackup
3 10 (3.48%) Ansible
4 7 (2.44%) yum
5 6 (2.09%) HP Data Protector
5 6 (2.09%) Munin
5 6 (2.09%) Pacemaker
5 6 (2.09%) Tivoli
5 6 (2.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 5 (1.74%) Rundeck
7 3 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.35%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.35%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.35%) Oracle ZFS
8 1 (0.35%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 65 (22.65%) VMware
2 46 (16.03%) Cisco
3 36 (12.54%) Oracle
4 33 (11.50%) Red Hat
5 27 (9.41%) Microsoft
6 24 (8.36%) Brocade
7 23 (8.01%) IBM
8 20 (6.97%) HP
9 17 (5.92%) EMC
10 15 (5.23%) CheckPoint
10 15 (5.23%) Extreme Networks
10 15 (5.23%) F5
10 15 (5.23%) Juniper
10 15 (5.23%) NetApp
10 15 (5.23%) SolarWinds
10 15 (5.23%) Vyatta
11 13 (4.53%) CA
12 12 (4.18%) 3PAR
13 8 (2.79%) Atlassian
13 8 (2.79%) Remedy
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Monday & Friday work from home
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Aria Select Ltd
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £0 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Vale of Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport, Gwent
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Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum + Car, Mobile, Laptop, pension etc
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Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £0 - £60000 per annum
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Newport, Gwent
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus, Flexi Time, Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: Benefits
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