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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Wales / South Wales
Rank 18 14 24
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +10
Permanent jobs citing Linux 82 149 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 9.20% 13.72% 7.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.41% 47.76% 27.45%
Number of salaries quoted 74 143 76
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £55,000 £49,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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
198 312 306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 22.22% 28.73% 26.91%
Number of salaries quoted 184 289 272
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £38,125
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -8.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,050 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £47,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 61 £40,000 +11.11% 6
Newport -21 12 £35,000 -
Bridgend +10 2 £40,000 +53.84%
Caerphilly +1 2 £30,500 -6.15% 2
Torfaen -12 2 £45,000 -
Linux
Wales

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 66 (31.88%) Unix
2 65 (31.40%) VMware
3 61 (29.47%) Windows
4 59 (28.50%) Java
5 51 (24.64%) Python
5 51 (24.64%) Red Hat
6 47 (22.71%) Agile Software Development
7 46 (22.22%) JavaScript
8 38 (18.36%) PHP
8 38 (18.36%) Apache
9 37 (17.87%) VMware Infrastructure
9 37 (17.87%) DevOps
10 36 (17.39%) Firewall
10 36 (17.39%) Oracle
11 35 (16.91%) Finance
12 34 (16.43%) HTML
12 34 (16.43%) Android
12 34 (16.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 33 (15.94%) Jenkins
14 31 (14.98%) High Availability
14 31 (14.98%) Amazon AWS
14 31 (14.98%) Perl
15 30 (14.49%) SQL
15 30 (14.49%) JBoss
15 30 (14.49%) Cisco
16 29 (14.01%) MySQL
16 29 (14.01%) Apple iOS
17 28 (13.53%) Bash Shell
17 28 (13.53%) HTML5
17 28 (13.53%) Microsoft

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 (18.36%) Apache
2 30 (14.49%) JBoss
3 23 (11.11%) Tomcat
4 10 (4.83%) MS Exchange
5 4 (1.93%) Confluence
5 4 (1.93%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.93%) OpenStack
5 4 (1.93%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.45%) NetWeaver
6 3 (1.45%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.97%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (0.97%) IIS
7 2 (0.97%) nginx
7 2 (0.97%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.48%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.48%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.48%) WordPress
Applications
1 15 (7.25%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.97%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 31 (14.98%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (9.66%) PaaS
3 14 (6.76%) IaaS
4 13 (6.28%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (4.35%) SaaS
6 8 (3.86%) Office 365
7 3 (1.45%) Bluemix
7 3 (1.45%) IBM Cloud
8 2 (0.97%) G Suite
8 2 (0.97%) GitHub
9 1 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.48%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 36 (17.39%) Firewall
2 24 (11.59%) DNS
3 23 (11.11%) LAN
4 20 (9.66%) VoIP
5 16 (7.73%) SAN
6 15 (7.25%) HTTP
7 11 (5.31%) WAN
8 10 (4.83%) DHCP
9 9 (4.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 9 (4.35%) NAS
9 9 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
10 8 (3.86%) TCP/IP
11 6 (2.90%) iSCSI
11 6 (2.90%) Kerberos
11 6 (2.90%) MPLS
11 6 (2.90%) Network Security
11 6 (2.90%) OpenLDAP
11 6 (2.90%) VPN
11 6 (2.90%) Wireshark
12 5 (2.42%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (14.01%) MySQL
2 22 (10.63%) SQL Server
3 20 (9.66%) NoSQL
4 13 (6.28%) Big Data
4 13 (6.28%) MongoDB
5 11 (5.31%) Oracle Database
6 10 (4.83%) Relational Database
7 9 (4.35%) RDBMS
8 8 (3.86%) Apache Cassandra
9 7 (3.38%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (2.90%) Data Mining
11 5 (2.42%) Hadoop
11 5 (2.42%) Neo4j
12 4 (1.93%) BusinessObjects
12 4 (1.93%) HPCC
12 4 (1.93%) SAP HANA
13 2 (0.97%) MariaDB
13 2 (0.97%) SQL Server 2016
14 1 (0.48%) GIS
14 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 33 (15.94%) Jenkins
2 12 (5.80%) Git (software)
2 12 (5.80%) Maven
3 7 (3.38%) Ant
3 7 (3.38%) Eclipse
3 7 (3.38%) JUnit
4 6 (2.90%) Cucumber
4 6 (2.90%) JIRA
4 6 (2.90%) Selenium
5 5 (2.42%) Sonatype Nexus
6 4 (1.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (1.45%) Gradle
7 3 (1.45%) IntelliJ
8 2 (0.97%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.97%) Firebug
8 2 (0.97%) Hudson
8 2 (0.97%) JMeter
8 2 (0.97%) SoapUI
8 2 (0.97%) Subversion
8 2 (0.97%) TeamCity
General
1 35 (16.91%) Finance
2 25 (12.08%) Advertising
3 24 (11.59%) Telecoms
4 12 (5.80%) Marketing
5 6 (2.90%) Retail
6 5 (2.42%) Games
7 4 (1.93%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.45%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.97%) Back Office
9 2 (0.97%) Legal
Job Titles
1 39 (18.84%) Developer
2 37 (17.87%) Administrator
3 23 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
3 23 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
4 21 (10.14%) Systems Administrator
5 20 (9.66%) Systems Engineer
6 17 (8.21%) DBA
7 15 (7.25%) Support Engineer
8 14 (6.76%) Network Engineer
9 13 (6.28%) Java Developer
9 13 (6.28%) PHP Developer
10 12 (5.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 11 (5.31%) Analyst
11 11 (5.31%) Linux Administrator
11 11 (5.31%) Test Engineer
12 10 (4.83%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 9 (4.35%) Junior
13 9 (4.35%) Senior Developer
14 8 (3.86%) Linux Systems Engineer
14 8 (3.86%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (16.43%) HTML
2 28 (13.53%) HTML5
3 18 (8.70%) CSS
3 18 (8.70%) LAMP
4 14 (6.76%) Web Services
5 13 (6.28%) jQuery
6 12 (5.80%) J2EE
7 11 (5.31%) Spring
8 10 (4.83%) CSS3
8 10 (4.83%) REST
9 9 (4.35%) Hibernate
9 9 (4.35%) RESTful
10 8 (3.86%) .NET
10 8 (3.86%) Laravel
11 5 (2.42%) AngularJS
11 5 (2.42%) JSON
12 4 (1.93%) ASP.NET
12 4 (1.93%) iOS SDK
13 3 (1.45%) Node.js
13 3 (1.45%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.35%) Clustering
3 8 (3.86%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.90%) Fintech
4 6 (2.90%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (1.93%) iSeries
5 4 (1.93%) Public Cloud
5 4 (1.93%) User Experience
6 3 (1.45%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.45%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (0.97%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.97%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.48%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.48%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.48%) Digital TV
8 1 (0.48%) EPoS
8 1 (0.48%) iDTV
8 1 (0.48%) LPAR
8 1 (0.48%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.48%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 66 (31.88%) Unix
2 61 (29.47%) Windows
3 34 (16.43%) Android
3 34 (16.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 29 (14.01%) Apple iOS
5 26 (12.56%) CentOS
6 22 (10.63%) Windows Server
7 13 (6.28%) Ubuntu
8 12 (5.80%) VyOS
9 11 (5.31%) Solaris
10 10 (4.83%) Debian
11 8 (3.86%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (3.86%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (2.42%) AIX
12 5 (2.42%) Mac OS X
13 4 (1.93%) Mac OS
14 3 (1.45%) Data ONTAP
14 3 (1.45%) HPUX
15 2 (0.97%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.48%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (22.71%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (17.87%) DevOps
3 31 (14.98%) High Availability
4 26 (12.56%) Scrum
5 23 (11.11%) ITIL
6 17 (8.21%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (8.21%) Disaster Recovery
7 16 (7.73%) TDD
8 15 (7.25%) Software Engineering
9 14 (6.76%) Multithreading
10 13 (6.28%) Continuous Delivery
10 13 (6.28%) Problem Management
11 12 (5.80%) Open Source
12 10 (4.83%) Load Balancing
12 10 (4.83%) Service Delivery
13 9 (4.35%) Configuration Management
13 9 (4.35%) Network Design
14 8 (3.86%) MVC
14 8 (3.86%) OO
14 8 (3.86%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 59 (28.50%) Java
2 51 (24.64%) Python
3 46 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 38 (18.36%) PHP
5 31 (14.98%) Perl
6 30 (14.49%) SQL
7 28 (13.53%) Bash Shell
8 24 (11.59%) Objective-C
9 15 (7.25%) C++
10 11 (5.31%) Shell Script
11 8 (3.86%) C#
12 7 (3.38%) PowerShell
13 6 (2.90%) C
13 6 (2.90%) Korn
13 6 (2.90%) Scala
14 5 (2.42%) Ruby
15 4 (1.93%) ABAP
16 2 (0.97%) Erlang
17 1 (0.48%) PL/SQL
17 1 (0.48%) R
Qualifications
1 17 (8.21%) Degree
2 13 (6.28%) CCNA
2 13 (6.28%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (3.86%) CCNP
5 7 (3.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (2.90%) RHCE
7 5 (2.42%) MCSE
7 5 (2.42%) Security Cleared
8 3 (1.45%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.97%) CEH
9 2 (0.97%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.48%) CCSA
10 1 (0.48%) CCSE
10 1 (0.48%) CISA
10 1 (0.48%) CISM
10 1 (0.48%) CISSP
10 1 (0.48%) HNC
10 1 (0.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.48%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.83%) QA
2 3 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.97%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.97%) SLA
4 1 (0.48%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.48%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 37 (17.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (12.56%) Active Directory
3 16 (7.73%) vSphere
4 9 (4.35%) Hyper-V
5 8 (3.86%) Docker
6 7 (3.38%) VMware ESX
7 6 (2.90%) NFS
7 6 (2.90%) Squid
8 4 (1.93%) Firmware
9 2 (0.97%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 19 (9.18%) Puppet
2 14 (6.76%) Ansible
3 8 (3.86%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (2.42%) Nagios
5 2 (0.97%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.97%) BladeLogic
5 2 (0.97%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (0.97%) Nessus
5 2 (0.97%) Nmap
5 2 (0.97%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.97%) Rundeck
5 2 (0.97%) SCCM
5 2 (0.97%) vRealize
5 2 (0.97%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (0.48%) Kibana
6 1 (0.48%) logstash
6 1 (0.48%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.48%) WSUS
6 1 (0.48%) yum
Vendors
1 65 (31.40%) VMware
2 51 (24.64%) Red Hat
3 36 (17.39%) Oracle
4 30 (14.49%) Cisco
5 28 (13.53%) Microsoft
6 18 (8.70%) F5
7 17 (8.21%) Avaya
8 16 (7.73%) IBM
9 15 (7.25%) Vyatta
10 13 (6.28%) CheckPoint
11 12 (5.80%) Brocade
12 10 (4.83%) SolarWinds
13 9 (4.35%) EMC
13 9 (4.35%) Extreme Networks
14 7 (3.38%) AppDynamics
14 7 (3.38%) Splunk
15 6 (2.90%) Intel
16 5 (2.42%) Blue Coat
16 5 (2.42%) Juniper
16 5 (2.42%) Zend
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