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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 21 33 21
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -12
Permanent jobs citing Linux 79 75 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 7.02% 6.91% 9.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.82% 27.47% 38.21%
Number of salaries quoted 71 64 80
Average salary £37,500 £33,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.78% -11.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,250 £28,850
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
284 273 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 25.24% 25.14% 24.15%
Number of salaries quoted 261 249 199
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +10 38 £35,500 +8.39% 10
Torfaen -2 23 £42,500 +10.38%
Newport +1 7 £38,000 -12.64%
Bridgend +12 4 £39,000 +11.42%
Caerphilly +4 1 £37,000 -7.50%
Monmouthshire -5 1 £37,500 -0.66%
Linux
Wales

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 73 (39.67%) Windows
2 58 (31.52%) TCP/IP
3 56 (30.43%) UNIX
4 55 (29.89%) VMware
5 53 (28.80%) Java
5 53 (28.80%) Agile Software Development
6 43 (23.37%) MySQL
6 43 (23.37%) Red Hat
7 42 (22.83%) Firewall
8 41 (22.28%) Perl
9 38 (20.65%) Python
9 38 (20.65%) VMware Infrastructure
10 37 (20.11%) SAN
11 36 (19.57%) Microsoft
12 35 (19.02%) Cisco
13 33 (17.93%) Apache
13 33 (17.93%) HTTP
14 32 (17.39%) Finance
15 30 (16.30%) HTML
15 30 (16.30%) SaaS
16 28 (15.22%) CentOS
16 28 (15.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 27 (14.67%) Bash Shell
18 26 (14.13%) Big Data
19 24 (13.04%) SQL Server
19 24 (13.04%) TDD
19 24 (13.04%) Jenkins
20 23 (12.50%) JavaScript
20 23 (12.50%) HP
20 23 (12.50%) Advertising

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (17.93%) Apache
2 18 (9.78%) Tomcat
3 12 (6.52%) IIS
3 12 (6.52%) Node.js
4 10 (5.43%) Confluence
5 8 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (3.80%) JBoss
6 7 (3.80%) MS Exchange
7 6 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (2.72%) WebSphere
9 4 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (2.17%) IBM HTTP Server
9 4 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (1.63%) WebLogic
10 3 (1.63%) OpenStack
11 2 (1.09%) ColdFusion
12 1 (0.54%) GlassFish
12 1 (0.54%) nginx
12 1 (0.54%) Lync
Applications
1 13 (7.07%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.35%) MS Office
3 2 (1.09%) MS Project
4 1 (0.54%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 30 (16.30%) SaaS
2 17 (9.24%) PaaS
3 11 (5.98%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (2.72%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (2.17%) Office 365
6 3 (1.63%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 58 (31.52%) TCP/IP
2 42 (22.83%) Firewall
3 37 (20.11%) SAN
4 33 (17.93%) HTTP
5 21 (11.41%) Internet
6 17 (9.24%) Wireshark
6 17 (9.24%) NAS
7 16 (8.70%) WAN
8 14 (7.61%) LAN
8 14 (7.61%) VLAN
9 12 (6.52%) DNS
10 11 (5.98%) tcpdump
11 10 (5.43%) Cisco ASA
11 10 (5.43%) BGP
12 9 (4.89%) Cisco PIX
13 8 (4.35%) OSPF
13 8 (4.35%) VPN
14 6 (3.26%) RIP
14 6 (3.26%) Intrusion Detection
14 6 (3.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (23.37%) MySQL
2 26 (14.13%) Big Data
3 24 (13.04%) SQL Server
4 15 (8.15%) Relational Database
5 10 (5.43%) Hadoop
5 10 (5.43%) MongoDB
5 10 (5.43%) Data Mining
6 8 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (4.35%) CouchDB
7 4 (2.17%) RDBMS
7 4 (2.17%) Informix
8 2 (1.09%) Riak
8 2 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.09%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.54%) DB2
9 1 (0.54%) JasperReports
9 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 24 (13.04%) Jenkins
2 16 (8.70%) JUnit
3 12 (6.52%) JIRA
3 12 (6.52%) Git (software)
4 8 (4.35%) Mockito
4 8 (4.35%) Cucumber
4 8 (4.35%) Subversion
4 8 (4.35%) Apache Ivy
4 8 (4.35%) Spock
4 8 (4.35%) TestLink
4 8 (4.35%) Gradle
5 7 (3.80%) Fiddler
6 6 (3.26%) Eclipse
7 5 (2.72%) Selenium
8 3 (1.63%) Automake
8 3 (1.63%) GCC
8 3 (1.63%) GDB
9 2 (1.09%) JMeter
10 1 (0.54%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.54%) SoapUI
General
1 32 (17.39%) Finance
2 23 (12.50%) Advertising
3 20 (10.87%) Marketing
4 17 (9.24%) Welsh Language
5 4 (2.17%) Legal
6 3 (1.63%) Multimedia
7 2 (1.09%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.09%) Games
8 1 (0.54%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.54%) French Language
8 1 (0.54%) German Language
8 1 (0.54%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.54%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.54%) Billing
Job Titles
1 35 (19.02%) Developer
2 19 (10.33%) Software Engineer
2 19 (10.33%) Java Developer
3 18 (9.78%) Test Engineer
4 17 (9.24%) Analyst
5 15 (8.15%) Systems Engineer
5 15 (8.15%) 3rd Line Support
5 15 (8.15%) Administrator
5 15 (8.15%) Linux Engineer
6 14 (7.61%) Linux Administrator
7 13 (7.07%) Systems Administrator
7 13 (7.07%) Support Engineer
8 12 (6.52%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 10 (5.43%) Network Engineer
9 10 (5.43%) Architect
10 8 (4.35%) Senior Systems Engineer
10 8 (4.35%) Senior Developer
10 8 (4.35%) UNIX Administrator
11 7 (3.80%) UNIX Systems Administrator
11 7 (3.80%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (16.30%) HTML
2 23 (12.50%) Spring
3 21 (11.41%) Web Services
4 18 (9.78%) Hibernate
5 17 (9.24%) HTML5
6 14 (7.61%) .NET
7 12 (6.52%) LAMP
8 11 (5.98%) REST
9 10 (5.43%) Java EE
10 9 (4.89%) CSS
10 9 (4.89%) jQuery
10 9 (4.89%) JPA
11 8 (4.35%) Grails
11 8 (4.35%) Yii
11 8 (4.35%) D3.js
11 8 (4.35%) XML
11 8 (4.35%) Apache Cordova
12 7 (3.80%) JSP
12 7 (3.80%) JAX-WS
13 5 (2.72%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 23 (12.50%) Clustering
2 14 (7.61%) Computer Science
3 9 (4.89%) DTV
4 8 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (3.80%) Algorithms
5 7 (3.80%) User Experience
5 7 (3.80%) Client/Server
6 6 (3.26%) HACMP
6 6 (3.26%) Performance Metrics
7 4 (2.17%) AS400
8 3 (1.63%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.63%) Data Integration
9 2 (1.09%) iPad
9 2 (1.09%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.09%) RIA
9 2 (1.09%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.09%) Grid Computing
10 1 (0.54%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 73 (39.67%) Windows
2 56 (30.43%) UNIX
3 28 (15.22%) CentOS
3 28 (15.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (8.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (5.98%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (5.43%) AIX
6 10 (5.43%) Solaris
6 10 (5.43%) Debian
7 7 (3.80%) Android
7 7 (3.80%) Windows 7
7 7 (3.80%) Windows XP
8 5 (2.72%) Apple iOS
8 5 (2.72%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (2.72%) Ubuntu
9 4 (2.17%) OS/400
10 3 (1.63%) HPUX
11 2 (1.09%) SUSE
11 2 (1.09%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.54%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (28.80%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (13.04%) TDD
3 22 (11.96%) ITIL
3 22 (11.96%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (10.87%) Mobile Marketing
4 20 (10.87%) E-Commerce
5 18 (9.78%) Regression Testing
6 17 (9.24%) Scrum
6 17 (9.24%) Software Engineering
7 15 (8.15%) BDD
8 14 (7.61%) Product Management
8 14 (7.61%) Web Development
9 11 (5.98%) Configuration Management
9 11 (5.98%) OO
10 10 (5.43%) Incident Management
10 10 (5.43%) Time Management
10 10 (5.43%) Bug Management
11 9 (4.89%) Project Management
12 8 (4.35%) Test Management
12 8 (4.35%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (28.80%) Java
2 41 (22.28%) Perl
3 38 (20.65%) Python
4 27 (14.67%) Bash Shell
5 23 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 22 (11.96%) PHP
6 22 (11.96%) C++
7 21 (11.41%) SQL
8 18 (9.78%) C
9 17 (9.24%) Ruby
10 16 (8.70%) C#
11 15 (8.15%) Korn
12 12 (6.52%) Groovy
13 6 (3.26%) PowerShell
14 5 (2.72%) Erlang
15 4 (2.17%) Objective-C
16 3 (1.63%) ECMAScript
16 3 (1.63%) Shell Script
17 2 (1.09%) AWK
18 1 (0.54%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 21 (11.41%) Degree
2 19 (10.33%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (8.15%) RHCE
4 14 (7.61%) CCNP
5 13 (7.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 11 (5.98%) CCNA
7 7 (3.80%) ISEB
8 6 (3.26%) JNCIS
8 6 (3.26%) IBM AIX Certification
8 6 (3.26%) CCSE
9 5 (2.72%) MCITP
9 5 (2.72%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (2.17%) SAP Certification
10 4 (2.17%) Security Cleared
10 4 (2.17%) VCP5
11 3 (1.63%) SC Cleared
11 3 (1.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (1.63%) CEH
12 2 (1.09%) CISSP
12 2 (1.09%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.35%) QA
2 5 (2.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.17%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.54%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (20.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (4.89%) Nmap
3 8 (4.35%) Active Directory
3 8 (4.35%) XenServer
4 6 (3.26%) PowerHA
5 5 (2.72%) NFS
5 5 (2.72%) Xen
6 3 (1.63%) Squid
6 3 (1.63%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.63%) KVM
7 2 (1.09%) vSphere
7 2 (1.09%) 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 12 (6.52%) Nessus
2 11 (5.98%) Nagios
3 10 (5.43%) Puppet
4 9 (4.89%) NetBackup
5 7 (3.80%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.63%) BMC Performance Manager
6 3 (1.63%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (1.09%) Zenoss
7 2 (1.09%) SCOM
7 2 (1.09%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.54%) WSUS
8 1 (0.54%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.54%) Ansible
Vendors
1 55 (29.89%) VMware
2 43 (23.37%) Red Hat
3 36 (19.57%) Microsoft
4 35 (19.02%) Cisco
5 23 (12.50%) HP
6 19 (10.33%) IBM
7 10 (5.43%) Oracle
7 10 (5.43%) Juniper
7 10 (5.43%) 3PAR
8 9 (4.89%) Dell
9 8 (4.35%) Blue Coat
9 8 (4.35%) CheckPoint
10 7 (3.80%) McAfee
10 7 (3.80%) Veritas
11 6 (3.26%) NetApp
11 6 (3.26%) Websense
11 6 (3.26%) F5
11 6 (3.26%) Lumension
11 6 (3.26%) SonicWALL
11 6 (3.26%) Aruba
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