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 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 18 15 15
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 123 172 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 10.81% 13.98% 10.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.73% 45.26% 38.24%
Number of salaries quoted 105 157 109
Median salary £38,500 £36,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.94% +7.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,375 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.71% +3.43%
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
275 380 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 24.17% 30.89% 28.53%
Number of salaries quoted 237 328 289
Median salary £34,500 £35,250 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.12% +5.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £41,990
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +4.16%

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 26 July 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 26 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +6 88 £40,750 +16.42% 6
Bridgend +2 15 £27,500 -23.61%
Newport -11 9 £40,000 +11.11% 1
Caerphilly - 4 £37,500 -
Torfaen -13 3 £47,500 +35.71%
Linux
Wales

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, 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 98 (37.40%) Unix
2 94 (35.88%) Windows
3 82 (31.30%) VMware
3 82 (31.30%) Agile Software Development
4 63 (24.05%) Firewall
5 58 (22.14%) Python
6 55 (20.99%) MySQL
7 54 (20.61%) Java
8 51 (19.47%) Software Engineering
9 49 (18.70%) Microsoft
10 48 (18.32%) Cisco
10 48 (18.32%) Apache
11 46 (17.56%) SQL
12 43 (16.41%) ITIL
13 42 (16.03%) DevOps
14 41 (15.65%) Oracle
14 41 (15.65%) C++
14 41 (15.65%) VMware Infrastructure
15 40 (15.27%) Active Directory
16 38 (14.50%) Telecoms
17 36 (13.74%) TCP/IP
18 35 (13.36%) DNS
18 35 (13.36%) Internet
18 35 (13.36%) Windows Server
19 34 (12.98%) Red Hat
19 34 (12.98%) JavaScript
19 34 (12.98%) SQL Server
20 32 (12.21%) Advertising
20 32 (12.21%) Amazon AWS
21 31 (11.83%) PHP

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 48 (18.32%) Apache
2 20 (7.63%) JBoss
3 18 (6.87%) MS Exchange
4 14 (5.34%) Tornado
5 9 (3.44%) OpenStack
6 8 (3.05%) Tomcat
7 7 (2.67%) IIS
7 7 (2.67%) WebSphere
8 4 (1.53%) SAS
9 3 (1.15%) CMS
9 3 (1.15%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.76%) Confluence
10 2 (0.76%) Drupal
11 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.38%) nginx
11 1 (0.38%) PowerExchange
11 1 (0.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 30 (11.45%) MS Excel
2 23 (8.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (4.96%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 32 (12.21%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (9.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (9.16%) PaaS
3 15 (5.73%) Office 365
4 9 (3.44%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (2.67%) IaaS
6 6 (2.29%) SaaS
7 3 (1.15%) GitHub
8 1 (0.38%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 63 (24.05%) Firewall
2 36 (13.74%) TCP/IP
3 35 (13.36%) DNS
3 35 (13.36%) Internet
4 20 (7.63%) NAS
4 20 (7.63%) SAN
5 19 (7.25%) LAN
6 16 (6.11%) VoIP
7 14 (5.34%) DHCP
7 14 (5.34%) HTTP
8 13 (4.96%) WAN
9 12 (4.58%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 10 (3.82%) Ethernet
10 10 (3.82%) VLAN
11 9 (3.44%) tcpdump
12 8 (3.05%) PuTTY
12 8 (3.05%) SSH
12 8 (3.05%) Telnet
13 7 (2.67%) PBX
13 7 (2.67%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (20.99%) MySQL
2 34 (12.98%) SQL Server
3 28 (10.69%) Big Data
4 19 (7.25%) Data Mining
4 19 (7.25%) Relational Database
5 17 (6.49%) RDBMS
6 14 (5.34%) SQLite
7 11 (4.20%) Oracle Database
8 5 (1.91%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (1.91%) SQLPlus
9 4 (1.53%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (1.53%) Oracle Database 12c
10 3 (1.15%) HPCC
10 3 (1.15%) NoSQL
10 3 (1.15%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (1.15%) Oracle9i Database
11 2 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.38%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.38%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.38%) Redis
Development Applications
1 19 (7.25%) Jenkins
2 17 (6.49%) Subversion
3 11 (4.20%) Git (software)
4 9 (3.44%) JIRA
5 8 (3.05%) Maven
6 7 (2.67%) Ant
7 5 (1.91%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (1.53%) Gradle
8 4 (1.53%) TeamCity
9 3 (1.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (1.15%) Cucumber
9 3 (1.15%) Eclipse
9 3 (1.15%) IntelliJ
9 3 (1.15%) JMeter
9 3 (1.15%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (1.15%) Selenium
9 3 (1.15%) TestLink
9 3 (1.15%) The Grinder
9 3 (1.15%) VersionOne
10 2 (0.76%) ClearQuest
General
1 38 (14.50%) Telecoms
2 32 (12.21%) Advertising
3 23 (8.78%) Finance
4 21 (8.02%) Marketing
5 7 (2.67%) Welsh Language
6 4 (1.53%) Back Office
6 4 (1.53%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.76%) Electronics
7 2 (0.76%) Games
8 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 41 (15.65%) Software Engineer
2 39 (14.89%) Developer
2 39 (14.89%) Support Engineer
3 22 (8.40%) Administrator
4 20 (7.63%) Analyst
4 20 (7.63%) Systems Administrator
5 18 (6.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 17 (6.49%) IT Engineer
6 17 (6.49%) Network Engineer
7 13 (4.96%) 1st Line Support
7 13 (4.96%) C++ Software Engineer
7 13 (4.96%) Software Developer
8 12 (4.58%) DevOps Engineer
8 12 (4.58%) Linux Engineer
8 12 (4.58%) PHP Developer
8 12 (4.58%) Senior Developer
8 12 (4.58%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 12 (4.58%) Technical Engineer
8 12 (4.58%) Technical Support
8 12 (4.58%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (8.78%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 23 (8.78%) HTML
2 19 (7.25%) Web Services
3 16 (6.11%) jQuery
4 15 (5.73%) Middleware
5 14 (5.34%) Flask
5 14 (5.34%) OAuth
5 14 (5.34%) ZeroMQ
6 13 (4.96%) REST
7 12 (4.58%) HTML5
7 12 (4.58%) J2EE
7 12 (4.58%) LAMP
8 10 (3.82%) Ajax
9 9 (3.44%) CSS
9 9 (3.44%) Hibernate
9 9 (3.44%) Spring
10 8 (3.05%) JSON
11 7 (2.67%) Apache Flex
12 6 (2.29%) SOAP
13 5 (1.91%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.02%) Computer Science
2 14 (5.34%) Informatics
2 14 (5.34%) Life Science
3 11 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.20%) Public Cloud
4 8 (3.05%) Fintech
5 7 (2.67%) Driving Licence
5 7 (2.67%) Security Operations Centre
6 6 (2.29%) Health Informatics
6 6 (2.29%) Mathematics
6 6 (2.29%) Smartphone
7 5 (1.91%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.91%) Mobile Payment
8 4 (1.53%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.53%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.53%) Performance Metrics
8 4 (1.53%) Statistics
9 3 (1.15%) Digital Media
9 3 (1.15%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 98 (37.40%) Unix
2 94 (35.88%) Windows
3 35 (13.36%) Windows Server
4 26 (9.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (6.87%) AIX
5 18 (6.87%) CentOS
6 13 (4.96%) Mac OS X
6 13 (4.96%) Solaris
7 11 (4.20%) VyOS
8 9 (3.44%) Android
8 9 (3.44%) Apple iOS
9 8 (3.05%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (2.67%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (2.29%) Ubuntu
12 5 (1.91%) Debian
13 2 (0.76%) Data ONTAP
13 2 (0.76%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.38%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.38%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (31.30%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (19.47%) Software Engineering
3 43 (16.41%) ITIL
4 42 (16.03%) DevOps
5 28 (10.69%) Incident Management
6 26 (9.92%) High Availability
7 20 (7.63%) E-Commerce
8 19 (7.25%) Mobile Marketing
9 17 (6.49%) SDLC
10 16 (6.11%) Scrum
11 15 (5.73%) Analytics
11 15 (5.73%) Configuration Management
11 15 (5.73%) OO
12 14 (5.34%) Continuous Delivery
12 14 (5.34%) Cross-Platform Development
13 11 (4.20%) ETL
13 11 (4.20%) Functional Programming
13 11 (4.20%) Multithreading
13 11 (4.20%) MVC
13 11 (4.20%) Online Security
Programming Languages
1 58 (22.14%) Python
2 54 (20.61%) Java
3 46 (17.56%) SQL
4 41 (15.65%) C++
5 34 (12.98%) JavaScript
6 31 (11.83%) PHP
7 29 (11.07%) Perl
8 26 (9.92%) C
9 20 (7.63%) Bash Shell
10 12 (4.58%) Erlang
11 11 (4.20%) Shell Script
12 7 (2.67%) PowerShell
13 6 (2.29%) Objective-C
14 5 (1.91%) Groovy
14 5 (1.91%) PL/SQL
15 4 (1.53%) Haskell
15 4 (1.53%) Lisp
16 3 (1.15%) C#
16 3 (1.15%) Delphi
17 2 (0.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (10.69%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (10.31%) CCNA
3 16 (6.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 8 (3.05%) Degree
5 7 (2.67%) CCSA
5 7 (2.67%) CCSE
5 7 (2.67%) SC Cleared
5 7 (2.67%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.53%) CCNP
7 3 (1.15%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.76%) ISEB
8 2 (0.76%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.38%) CCIE
9 1 (0.38%) CISA
9 1 (0.38%) CISSP
9 1 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.38%) NCDA
9 1 (0.38%) SANS
9 1 (0.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (10.31%) SLA
2 16 (6.11%) QA
3 2 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 41 (15.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (15.27%) Active Directory
3 9 (3.44%) VMware ESX
4 6 (2.29%) Squid
4 6 (2.29%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (1.91%) vSphere
6 4 (1.53%) Docker
6 4 (1.53%) NFS
6 4 (1.53%) Snort
7 2 (0.76%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.76%) iptables
7 2 (0.76%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.76%) Samba
8 1 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.38%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 16 (6.11%) HP Data Protector
1 16 (6.11%) Tivoli
1 16 (6.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 13 (4.96%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (4.20%) Puppet
4 8 (3.05%) BladeLogic
4 8 (3.05%) BMC PATROL
5 7 (2.67%) Ansible
6 6 (2.29%) Nagios
7 5 (1.91%) Rundeck
8 4 (1.53%) AppManager
8 4 (1.53%) HP SiteScope
8 4 (1.53%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (1.15%) Backup Exec
9 3 (1.15%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (1.15%) yum
10 2 (0.76%) Nessus
10 2 (0.76%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.76%) Nmap
11 1 (0.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 82 (31.30%) VMware
2 49 (18.70%) Microsoft
3 48 (18.32%) Cisco
4 41 (15.65%) Oracle
5 34 (12.98%) Red Hat
6 25 (9.54%) HP
7 19 (7.25%) IBM
8 15 (5.73%) F5
9 14 (5.34%) Avaya
9 14 (5.34%) Citrix
10 13 (4.96%) Remedy
11 11 (4.20%) Brocade
11 11 (4.20%) Sage
11 11 (4.20%) Vyatta
12 10 (3.82%) CheckPoint
12 10 (3.82%) Extreme Networks
12 10 (3.82%) SolarWinds
13 8 (3.05%) BMC
13 8 (3.05%) EMC
13 8 (3.05%) Juniper
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