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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 17 24 17
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Permanent jobs citing Linux 114 64 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 9.48% 7.65% 11.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.73% 34.04% 50.23%
Number of salaries quoted 93 53 95
Average salary £40,000 £33,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.40% +3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £49,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
371 188 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 30.87% 22.46% 22.28%
Number of salaries quoted 309 166 191
Average salary £38,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.92% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £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 4 March 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 4 March 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 -1 56 £38,000 +13.43% 12
Torfaen -1 37 £48,000 +41.17%
Newport - 11 £31,250 - 4
Glamorgan - 2 £35,000 -
Bridgend -2 1 - - 1
Linux
Wales

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 72 (37.31%) Windows
2 51 (26.42%) TCP/IP
3 50 (25.91%) MySQL
4 48 (24.87%) Java
5 46 (23.83%) UNIX
6 45 (23.32%) Apache
7 44 (22.80%) VMware
7 44 (22.80%) Agile Software Development
8 40 (20.73%) Red Hat
9 39 (20.21%) Microsoft
10 37 (19.17%) HTTP
10 37 (19.17%) JavaScript
11 36 (18.65%) Perl
12 35 (18.13%) Big Data
13 34 (17.62%) HTML
14 33 (17.10%) E-Commerce
14 33 (17.10%) Advertising
14 33 (17.10%) Firewall
15 32 (16.58%) Mobile Marketing
15 32 (16.58%) PaaS
15 32 (16.58%) Marketing
16 30 (15.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 28 (14.51%) Cisco
18 27 (13.99%) IBM
18 27 (13.99%) Finance
19 26 (13.47%) SAN
19 26 (13.47%) Bash Shell
20 25 (12.95%) Data Mining
20 25 (12.95%) C++
20 25 (12.95%) SQL Server

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 45 (23.32%) Apache
2 16 (8.29%) Tomcat
3 14 (7.25%) WebSphere
4 13 (6.74%) IBM HTTP Server
4 13 (6.74%) Node.js
5 12 (6.22%) IIS
6 11 (5.70%) Confluence
7 10 (5.18%) MS Exchange
8 8 (4.15%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (3.11%) JBoss
10 5 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (2.07%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (2.07%) WebLogic
12 3 (1.55%) nginx
13 2 (1.04%) OpenStack
13 2 (1.04%) Lync
14 1 (0.52%) CMS
14 1 (0.52%) GlassFish
Applications
1 11 (5.70%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.18%) MS Office
3 2 (1.04%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 32 (16.58%) PaaS
2 18 (9.33%) SaaS
3 7 (3.63%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (3.11%) GitHub
5 5 (2.59%) Office 365
6 3 (1.55%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 51 (26.42%) TCP/IP
2 37 (19.17%) HTTP
3 33 (17.10%) Firewall
4 26 (13.47%) SAN
5 14 (7.25%) Internet
6 13 (6.74%) WAN
7 11 (5.70%) LAN
8 9 (4.66%) BGP
8 9 (4.66%) NAS
9 8 (4.15%) VoIP
9 8 (4.15%) DNS
10 7 (3.63%) VPN
10 7 (3.63%) VPLS
10 7 (3.63%) Wireshark
11 6 (3.11%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (3.11%) SNMP
11 6 (3.11%) MPLS
11 6 (3.11%) IPv4
11 6 (3.11%) IPv6
11 6 (3.11%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (25.91%) MySQL
2 35 (18.13%) Big Data
3 25 (12.95%) Data Mining
3 25 (12.95%) SQL Server
4 11 (5.70%) MongoDB
5 9 (4.66%) Relational Database
6 6 (3.11%) CouchDB
7 5 (2.59%) Hadoop
8 4 (2.07%) Oracle Database
8 4 (2.07%) NoSQL
8 4 (2.07%) Informix
8 4 (2.07%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.55%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (1.04%) SQLite
10 2 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (1.04%) VoltDB
10 2 (1.04%) Couchbase
10 2 (1.04%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.52%) SQLPlus
11 1 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 19 (9.84%) Jenkins
2 16 (8.29%) JUnit
3 15 (7.77%) Git (software)
4 12 (6.22%) JIRA
5 11 (5.70%) Cucumber
6 8 (4.15%) TestLink
7 5 (2.59%) Subversion
8 4 (2.07%) Apache Ivy
8 4 (2.07%) Spock
8 4 (2.07%) Gradle
8 4 (2.07%) Mockito
8 4 (2.07%) Eclipse
8 4 (2.07%) Xcode
9 3 (1.55%) Selenium
9 3 (1.55%) Fiddler
10 2 (1.04%) Automake
10 2 (1.04%) GCC
10 2 (1.04%) GDB
11 1 (0.52%) JMeter
11 1 (0.52%) Zephyr
General
1 33 (17.10%) Advertising
2 32 (16.58%) Marketing
3 27 (13.99%) Finance
4 4 (2.07%) Welsh Language
5 3 (1.55%) Multimedia
5 3 (1.55%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.04%) Games
7 1 (0.52%) Electronics
7 1 (0.52%) Automotive
7 1 (0.52%) Legal
Job Titles
1 35 (18.13%) Developer
2 25 (12.95%) Software Engineer
3 20 (10.36%) 3rd Line Support
4 17 (8.81%) Analyst
5 14 (7.25%) Linux Engineer
6 13 (6.74%) Java Developer
7 12 (6.22%) Network Engineer
7 12 (6.22%) Systems Engineer
8 10 (5.18%) Systems Administrator
8 10 (5.18%) Senior Developer
8 10 (5.18%) Support Engineer
8 10 (5.18%) Administrator
9 8 (4.15%) Senior Linux Engineer
9 8 (4.15%) Architect
9 8 (4.15%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 8 (4.15%) Linux Administrator
10 7 (3.63%) Senior Network Engineer
10 7 (3.63%) Team Leader
10 7 (3.63%) PHP Developer
11 6 (3.11%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (17.62%) HTML
2 23 (11.92%) Web Services
3 19 (9.84%) HTML5
4 16 (8.29%) CSS
5 14 (7.25%) Spring
6 13 (6.74%) .NET
7 12 (6.22%) jQuery
8 11 (5.70%) Hibernate
9 10 (5.18%) LAMP
10 8 (4.15%) REST
11 7 (3.63%) JSP
11 7 (3.63%) Java EE
11 7 (3.63%) JAX-WS
11 7 (3.63%) JPA
12 6 (3.11%) Pthreads
12 6 (3.11%) JSON
12 6 (3.11%) Zend Framework
12 6 (3.11%) Ember.js
12 6 (3.11%) AngularJS
12 6 (3.11%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.81%) Clustering
1 17 (8.81%) User Experience
2 15 (7.77%) Client/Server
2 15 (7.77%) DTV
3 14 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (6.74%) AS400
5 9 (4.66%) Algorithms
5 9 (4.66%) Computer Science
6 6 (3.11%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.07%) Statistics
7 4 (2.07%) Life Science
7 4 (2.07%) Performance Metrics
7 4 (2.07%) Mobile App
7 4 (2.07%) HACMP
8 3 (1.55%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (1.04%) Data Integration
9 2 (1.04%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.52%) Grid Computing
10 1 (0.52%) EPoS
10 1 (0.52%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 72 (37.31%) Windows
2 46 (23.83%) UNIX
3 30 (15.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 24 (12.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 24 (12.44%) CentOS
5 19 (9.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (6.74%) OS/400
7 9 (4.66%) Solaris
8 8 (4.15%) Apple iOS
9 7 (3.63%) Android
10 6 (3.11%) AIX
11 5 (2.59%) Ubuntu
11 5 (2.59%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (2.07%) Windows 7
12 4 (2.07%) HPUX
12 4 (2.07%) Windows XP
12 4 (2.07%) Debian
13 3 (1.55%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.52%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (22.80%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (17.10%) E-Commerce
3 32 (16.58%) Mobile Marketing
4 21 (10.88%) Software Engineering
4 21 (10.88%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (10.36%) TDD
6 18 (9.33%) Scrum
7 17 (8.81%) OO
8 16 (8.29%) ITIL
8 16 (8.29%) Regression Testing
9 15 (7.77%) BDD
10 13 (6.74%) Product Management
11 12 (6.22%) Test Management
11 12 (6.22%) Automated Testing
11 12 (6.22%) Web Development
12 11 (5.70%) Bug Management
13 10 (5.18%) OOP
13 10 (5.18%) Configuration Management
14 9 (4.66%) MVC
14 9 (4.66%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 48 (24.87%) Java
2 37 (19.17%) JavaScript
3 36 (18.65%) Perl
4 26 (13.47%) Bash Shell
5 25 (12.95%) C++
6 23 (11.92%) Python
7 19 (9.84%) C
7 19 (9.84%) PHP
8 18 (9.33%) Korn
8 18 (9.33%) SQL
9 10 (5.18%) Objective-C
10 9 (4.66%) C#
11 8 (4.15%) Groovy
11 8 (4.15%) Ruby
12 6 (3.11%) PHP5
13 4 (2.07%) PowerShell
14 3 (1.55%) Shell Script
14 3 (1.55%) ECMAScript
15 2 (1.04%) Erlang
15 2 (1.04%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (9.84%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (9.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 13 (6.74%) VCP5
4 12 (6.22%) VCP4
4 12 (6.22%) RHCE
5 11 (5.70%) CCNP
5 11 (5.70%) CCNA
6 9 (4.66%) Degree
7 8 (4.15%) ISEB
8 5 (2.59%) CCIE
9 4 (2.07%) Security Cleared
9 4 (2.07%) IBM AIX Certification
9 4 (2.07%) CISSP
10 3 (1.55%) CEH
10 3 (1.55%) CCSE
10 3 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (1.55%) SAP Certification
10 3 (1.55%) JNCIS
10 3 (1.55%) MCITP
10 3 (1.55%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.70%) QA
2 4 (2.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.55%) SLA
3 3 (1.55%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 21 (10.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (7.77%) Active Directory
3 6 (3.11%) XenServer
4 4 (2.07%) PowerHA
5 3 (1.55%) Nmap
5 3 (1.55%) Xen
5 3 (1.55%) Squid
5 3 (1.55%) vSphere
6 2 (1.04%) NFS
6 2 (1.04%) Firmware
6 2 (1.04%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.52%) Snort
7 1 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.52%) Samba
7 1 (0.52%) KVM
7 1 (0.52%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.52%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (4.66%) Puppet
2 6 (3.11%) Nagios
3 5 (2.59%) Nessus
3 5 (2.59%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (2.07%) NetBackup
5 3 (1.55%) Zenoss
6 1 (0.52%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.52%) yum
6 1 (0.52%) Ansible
6 1 (0.52%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.52%) BMC Performance Manager
6 1 (0.52%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 44 (22.80%) VMware
2 40 (20.73%) Red Hat
3 39 (20.21%) Microsoft
4 28 (14.51%) Cisco
5 27 (13.99%) IBM
6 14 (7.25%) HP
7 9 (4.66%) Oracle
8 8 (4.15%) Zend
8 8 (4.15%) Dell
9 7 (3.63%) Juniper
10 6 (3.11%) Blue Coat
11 5 (2.59%) Perforce
11 5 (2.59%) Citrix
11 5 (2.59%) Veritas
11 5 (2.59%) Sybase
12 4 (2.07%) SolarWinds
12 4 (2.07%) 3PAR
12 4 (2.07%) CheckPoint
12 4 (2.07%) McAfee
13 3 (1.55%) Websense
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Benefits, Bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cardiff
IntaPeople
Salary: £50000 - £57000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Monmouthshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport, Gwent
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Pontypridd, Mid Glamorgan
DCS Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £35000 Per Annum On Call (£5k) + Pension + 25
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Wales, Wales
Adderley Featherstone
Salary: Substantial, sector-leading rewards package
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff
Adderley Featherstone
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Newport
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Newport
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 14 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 19 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Newport
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Cardiff
IntaPeople
Salary: £30000 - £37500 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago