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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 12 16 20
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 162 121 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 12.92% 11.10% 8.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.37% 38.91% 31.89%
Number of salaries quoted 146 110 92
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £30,550
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £53,175
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
342 311 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 27.27% 28.53% 26.76%
Number of salaries quoted 306 290 279
Average salary £37,500 £33,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £24,350
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £53,250 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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 -5 97 £37,500 +7.14% 18
Torfaen +15 34 £32,000 -5.88% 1
Newport 0 19 £40,000 +17.64% 1
Bridgend 0 11 £36,000 -1.36% 2
Linux
Wales

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

1 137 (41.90%) Java
2 125 (38.23%) Agile Software Development
3 118 (36.09%) Windows
4 97 (29.66%) Python
5 95 (29.05%) Perl
5 95 (29.05%) UNIX
6 85 (25.99%) JavaScript
7 66 (20.18%) Oracle
8 63 (19.27%) Bash Shell
9 61 (18.65%) SQL
10 58 (17.74%) Web Services
11 57 (17.43%) Telecoms
12 55 (16.82%) VMware
13 53 (16.21%) C#
13 53 (16.21%) TCP/IP
14 52 (15.90%) Scrum
14 52 (15.90%) Degree
15 50 (15.29%) Software Engineering
15 50 (15.29%) Jenkins
16 49 (14.98%) Microsoft
17 48 (14.68%) C++
18 46 (14.07%) Computer Science
19 44 (13.46%) REST
19 44 (13.46%) Red Hat
20 43 (13.15%) Solaris
21 40 (12.23%) SaaS
22 39 (11.93%) Git (software)
22 39 (11.93%) HTML
23 38 (11.62%) PHP
24 37 (11.31%) DTV

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 (10.09%) Apache
2 22 (6.73%) JBoss
3 16 (4.89%) IIS
4 15 (4.59%) Node.js
5 14 (4.28%) Confluence
6 10 (3.06%) Tomcat
7 8 (2.45%) WebLogic
8 7 (2.14%) WebSphere
9 6 (1.83%) MS Exchange
10 4 (1.22%) SharePoint
10 4 (1.22%) nginx
11 3 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (0.92%) IBM HTTP Server
11 3 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.61%) Mule
12 2 (0.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.31%) SAS
13 1 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 27 (8.26%) MS Excel
2 17 (5.20%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.31%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 40 (12.23%) SaaS
2 24 (7.34%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (5.81%) PaaS
4 9 (2.75%) GitHub
5 5 (1.53%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (1.53%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.92%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.61%) Office 365
9 1 (0.31%) Route 53
9 1 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.31%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 53 (16.21%) TCP/IP
2 29 (8.87%) HTTP
2 29 (8.87%) Firewall
3 26 (7.95%) SNMP
4 21 (6.42%) DHCP
4 21 (6.42%) SAN
5 19 (5.81%) Ethernet
6 17 (5.20%) Broadband
6 17 (5.20%) OSPF
6 17 (5.20%) BGP
6 17 (5.20%) VRRP
7 15 (4.59%) GPON
7 15 (4.59%) 802.11
8 14 (4.28%) VoIP
8 14 (4.28%) Intrusion Detection
9 10 (3.06%) tcpdump
10 9 (2.75%) DVB
10 9 (2.75%) Internet
11 7 (2.14%) IGMP
11 7 (2.14%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (10.09%) SQL Server
2 30 (9.17%) MySQL
3 23 (7.03%) MongoDB
4 21 (6.42%) Big Data
5 19 (5.81%) Data Mining
6 15 (4.59%) NoSQL
7 10 (3.06%) Oracle Database
8 8 (2.45%) VoltDB
8 8 (2.45%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (1.83%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (1.53%) Riak
10 5 (1.53%) Voldemort
11 4 (1.22%) Amazon RDS
12 3 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (0.61%) SQLite
13 2 (0.61%) Oracle Database 10g
13 2 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
13 2 (0.61%) Oracle9i Database
13 2 (0.61%) Oracle Database 12c
13 2 (0.61%) HPCC
Development Applications
1 50 (15.29%) Jenkins
2 39 (11.93%) Git (software)
3 36 (11.01%) Subversion
4 31 (9.48%) Cucumber
5 27 (8.26%) Selenium
6 25 (7.65%) JUnit
7 17 (5.20%) Maven
8 15 (4.59%) Eclipse
9 14 (4.28%) JIRA
10 13 (3.98%) Hudson
11 12 (3.67%) Ant
12 11 (3.36%) JMeter
13 10 (3.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 9 (2.75%) NetBeans
14 9 (2.75%) TestLink
15 6 (1.83%) IntelliJ
15 6 (1.83%) Gradle
16 4 (1.22%) TeamCity
16 4 (1.22%) FitNesse
16 4 (1.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 57 (17.43%) Telecoms
2 26 (7.95%) Finance
3 23 (7.03%) Marketing
4 21 (6.42%) Advertising
5 15 (4.59%) Back Office
6 8 (2.45%) Electronics
7 5 (1.53%) Retail
8 4 (1.22%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.92%) Multimedia
9 3 (0.92%) Welsh Language
10 1 (0.31%) Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (14.98%) Software Engineer
2 47 (14.37%) Developer
2 47 (14.37%) Analyst
3 27 (8.26%) Administrator
4 26 (7.95%) Technical Support
5 23 (7.03%) Test Engineer
6 21 (6.42%) Systems Administrator
7 20 (6.12%) Support Analyst
8 19 (5.81%) NOC Engineer
9 17 (5.20%) Senior NOC Engineer
9 17 (5.20%) Systems Engineer
10 16 (4.89%) Test Analyst
10 16 (4.89%) Technical Support Analyst
10 16 (4.89%) Technical Analyst
10 16 (4.89%) Team Leader
11 15 (4.59%) 3rd Line Support
12 14 (4.28%) Automation Engineer
12 14 (4.28%) Test Automation Engineer
13 11 (3.36%) Principal Engineer
13 11 (3.36%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (17.74%) Web Services
2 44 (13.46%) REST
3 39 (11.93%) HTML
4 30 (9.17%) .NET
5 25 (7.65%) CSS
6 17 (5.20%) AngularJS
7 15 (4.59%) 802.1X
7 15 (4.59%) JSON
8 14 (4.28%) STL
8 14 (4.28%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 14 (4.28%) ASP.NET
9 13 (3.98%) Spring
9 13 (3.98%) HTML5
10 10 (3.06%) RESTful
10 10 (3.06%) J2EE
11 9 (2.75%) XML
11 9 (2.75%) Java EE
12 7 (2.14%) jQuery
12 7 (2.14%) SOAP
13 6 (1.83%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 46 (14.07%) Computer Science
2 37 (11.31%) DTV
3 31 (9.48%) Client/Server
4 28 (8.56%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (6.42%) User Experience
6 18 (5.50%) Digital Media
7 14 (4.28%) AS400
8 12 (3.67%) Clustering
9 9 (2.75%) Statistics
9 9 (2.75%) Algorithms
9 9 (2.75%) Public Cloud
9 9 (2.75%) Data Centre
10 7 (2.14%) Data Structures
11 5 (1.53%) Grid Computing
12 4 (1.22%) IPTV
12 4 (1.22%) Web 2.0
12 4 (1.22%) EqualLogic
12 4 (1.22%) Enterprise Storage
12 4 (1.22%) Hybrid Cloud
13 3 (0.92%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 118 (36.09%) Windows
2 95 (29.05%) UNIX
3 43 (13.15%) Solaris
4 33 (10.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 23 (7.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (6.12%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (5.50%) CentOS
8 14 (4.28%) OS/400
9 13 (3.98%) AIX
10 12 (3.67%) Android
11 11 (3.36%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (3.36%) Apple iOS
12 9 (2.75%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.92%) Windows 7
13 3 (0.92%) Debian
13 3 (0.92%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.61%) HPUX
14 2 (0.61%) FreeBSD
14 2 (0.61%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.31%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (38.23%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (15.90%) Scrum
3 50 (15.29%) Software Engineering
4 37 (11.31%) SDLC
5 32 (9.79%) Test Automation
6 30 (9.17%) Test Management
7 28 (8.56%) Product Management
7 28 (8.56%) TDD
8 27 (8.26%) API Testing
9 25 (7.65%) Continuous Delivery
9 25 (7.65%) Automation Testing
9 25 (7.65%) Software Testing
10 23 (7.03%) E-Commerce
11 21 (6.42%) ITIL
11 21 (6.42%) Continuous Integration
11 21 (6.42%) BDD
12 20 (6.12%) MVC
13 19 (5.81%) Mobile Marketing
14 18 (5.50%) Cyber Security
14 18 (5.50%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 137 (41.90%) Java
2 97 (29.66%) Python
3 95 (29.05%) Perl
4 85 (25.99%) JavaScript
5 63 (19.27%) Bash Shell
6 61 (18.65%) SQL
7 53 (16.21%) C#
8 48 (14.68%) C++
9 38 (11.62%) PHP
10 26 (7.95%) C
11 23 (7.03%) Korn
12 18 (5.50%) Objective-C
13 16 (4.89%) Ruby
14 15 (4.59%) Groovy
15 14 (4.28%) Shell Script
15 14 (4.28%) Erlang
16 11 (3.36%) Haskell
16 11 (3.36%) Lisp
17 7 (2.14%) Scala
18 5 (1.53%) SystemTap
Qualifications
1 52 (15.90%) Degree
2 22 (6.73%) CCNA
2 22 (6.73%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (4.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 12 (3.67%) VCP5
5 5 (1.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (1.22%) ISTQB
6 4 (1.22%) SAP Certification
6 4 (1.22%) ISEB
7 3 (0.92%) RHCE
8 2 (0.61%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.61%) CCNP
8 2 (0.61%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.31%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.31%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.31%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.20%) QA
2 8 (2.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.22%) ISO 9001
3 4 (1.22%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (8.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (6.42%) Active Directory
3 9 (2.75%) Snort
4 8 (2.45%) Firmware
4 8 (2.45%) vSphere
5 6 (1.83%) XenApp
6 4 (1.22%) VMware Server
6 4 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.92%) Docker
8 2 (0.61%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.31%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.31%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 9 (2.75%) Puppet
2 5 (1.53%) Ansible
3 3 (0.92%) HP Data Protector
3 3 (0.92%) NetBackup
3 3 (0.92%) Tivoli
3 3 (0.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (0.61%) SCCM
4 2 (0.61%) Nagios
4 2 (0.61%) Rundeck
5 1 (0.31%) logstash
5 1 (0.31%) Graphite
5 1 (0.31%) yum
5 1 (0.31%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.31%) SCOM
5 1 (0.31%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.31%) Nessus
5 1 (0.31%) Nmap
5 1 (0.31%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.31%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 66 (20.18%) Oracle
2 55 (16.82%) VMware
3 49 (14.98%) Microsoft
4 44 (13.46%) Red Hat
5 33 (10.09%) Cisco
6 16 (4.89%) IBM
7 15 (4.59%) Perforce
8 11 (3.36%) HP
9 10 (3.06%) Citrix
10 9 (2.75%) Dell
11 8 (2.45%) SAP
11 8 (2.45%) NetApp
11 8 (2.45%) 3PAR
12 7 (2.14%) Veritas
13 6 (1.83%) Zend
14 5 (1.53%) Borland
15 2 (0.61%) Apple
15 2 (0.61%) SolarWinds
16 1 (0.31%) SonicWALL
16 1 (0.31%) Remedy
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
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Intapeople
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Trust In Soda
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TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
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