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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 14 14 19
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 170 130 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 13.74% 11.38% 8.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 45.70% 39.88% 32.74%
Number of salaries quoted 155 117 86
Average salary £36,000 £34,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -12.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £56,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%
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
372 326 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 30.07% 28.55% 25.41%
Number of salaries quoted 326 297 259
Average salary £35,500 £33,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.97% -6.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,980 £55,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -7 83 £37,000 +8.82% 18
Torfaen +16 43 £35,000 -0.70%
Newport +14 29 £36,500 - 3
Bridgend -4 13 £36,000 -1.36% 1
Linux
Wales

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 127 (39.94%) Java
2 117 (36.79%) Agile Software Development
3 113 (35.53%) Windows
4 91 (28.62%) Perl
5 81 (25.47%) UNIX
6 80 (25.16%) Python
7 74 (23.27%) JavaScript
8 60 (18.87%) Bash Shell
9 59 (18.55%) Web Services
9 59 (18.55%) VMware
10 57 (17.92%) SQL
11 56 (17.61%) Oracle
12 53 (16.67%) Microsoft
13 51 (16.04%) Degree
14 50 (15.72%) Jenkins
15 49 (15.41%) Scrum
16 48 (15.09%) TCP/IP
17 47 (14.78%) C#
18 44 (13.84%) C++
18 44 (13.84%) Software Engineering
19 43 (13.52%) Red Hat
19 43 (13.52%) Telecoms
20 41 (12.89%) Computer Science
21 40 (12.58%) SaaS
22 39 (12.26%) REST
22 39 (12.26%) SDLC
23 38 (11.95%) Solaris
24 37 (11.64%) PHP
25 36 (11.32%) HTML
26 35 (11.01%) SQL Server

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 35 (11.01%) Apache
2 16 (5.03%) Confluence
3 15 (4.72%) IIS
3 15 (4.72%) JBoss
4 13 (4.09%) Node.js
5 11 (3.46%) Tomcat
6 9 (2.83%) WebLogic
7 8 (2.52%) WebSphere
7 8 (2.52%) MS Exchange
8 7 (2.20%) IBM HTTP Server
9 6 (1.89%) nginx
10 4 (1.26%) SharePoint
10 4 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.31%) CMS
13 1 (0.31%) SAS
13 1 (0.31%) Mule
Applications
1 25 (7.86%) MS Excel
2 15 (4.72%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 40 (12.58%) SaaS
2 27 (8.49%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (7.86%) PaaS
4 10 (3.14%) GitHub
5 6 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.94%) Office 365
8 3 (0.94%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.31%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.31%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 48 (15.09%) TCP/IP
2 29 (9.12%) HTTP
3 28 (8.81%) Firewall
4 25 (7.86%) SNMP
5 20 (6.29%) Ethernet
6 18 (5.66%) DHCP
6 18 (5.66%) VoIP
7 17 (5.35%) SAN
8 15 (4.72%) OSPF
8 15 (4.72%) BGP
8 15 (4.72%) Broadband
8 15 (4.72%) VRRP
9 14 (4.40%) Intrusion Detection
10 13 (4.09%) GPON
10 13 (4.09%) 802.11
11 10 (3.14%) DVB
11 10 (3.14%) Internet
12 8 (2.52%) IGMP
12 8 (2.52%) Multicast
12 8 (2.52%) Unicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (11.01%) SQL Server
2 34 (10.69%) MySQL
3 29 (9.12%) Big Data
4 25 (7.86%) Data Mining
5 20 (6.29%) MongoDB
6 17 (5.35%) NoSQL
7 10 (3.14%) VoltDB
8 8 (2.52%) Oracle Database
9 7 (2.20%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (1.26%) SQLite
10 4 (1.26%) Amazon RDS
10 4 (1.26%) Relational Database
11 3 (0.94%) HPCC
11 3 (0.94%) CouchDB
11 3 (0.94%) Couchbase
11 3 (0.94%) Voldemort
11 3 (0.94%) Riak
11 3 (0.94%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
13 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 50 (15.72%) Jenkins
2 35 (11.01%) Git (software)
3 31 (9.75%) Subversion
3 31 (9.75%) Cucumber
4 29 (9.12%) JUnit
5 27 (8.49%) Selenium
6 16 (5.03%) JIRA
7 14 (4.40%) Maven
8 13 (4.09%) Eclipse
8 13 (4.09%) Hudson
9 11 (3.46%) JMeter
10 10 (3.14%) TestLink
11 9 (2.83%) Ant
11 9 (2.83%) NetBeans
11 9 (2.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (1.26%) TeamCity
12 4 (1.26%) FitNesse
12 4 (1.26%) Visual Studio
13 3 (0.94%) IntelliJ
13 3 (0.94%) Gradle
General
1 43 (13.52%) Telecoms
2 30 (9.43%) Finance
3 27 (8.49%) Advertising
3 27 (8.49%) Marketing
4 13 (4.09%) Back Office
5 6 (1.89%) Electronics
6 5 (1.57%) Retail
7 3 (0.94%) Multimedia
7 3 (0.94%) Welsh Language
8 2 (0.63%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.31%) Banking
9 1 (0.31%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 51 (16.04%) Developer
2 43 (13.52%) Analyst
3 42 (13.21%) Software Engineer
4 21 (6.60%) Technical Support
5 19 (5.97%) Support Analyst
5 19 (5.97%) Administrator
5 19 (5.97%) Test Engineer
6 18 (5.66%) 3rd Line Support
7 17 (5.35%) NOC Engineer
8 16 (5.03%) Systems Engineer
8 16 (5.03%) Technical Analyst
8 16 (5.03%) Team Leader
8 16 (5.03%) Technical Support Analyst
9 15 (4.72%) Senior NOC Engineer
10 14 (4.40%) Java Developer
10 14 (4.40%) Systems Administrator
11 13 (4.09%) Test Analyst
12 10 (3.14%) Tester
12 10 (3.14%) Software Tester
12 10 (3.14%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (18.55%) Web Services
2 39 (12.26%) REST
3 36 (11.32%) HTML
4 28 (8.81%) .NET
5 22 (6.92%) CSS
6 15 (4.72%) Spring
6 15 (4.72%) JSON
7 14 (4.40%) AngularJS
8 13 (4.09%) 802.1X
9 12 (3.77%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 12 (3.77%) STL
9 12 (3.77%) ASP.NET
10 11 (3.46%) Java EE
10 11 (3.46%) HTML5
11 9 (2.83%) RESTful
12 8 (2.52%) JPA
12 8 (2.52%) jQuery
12 8 (2.52%) XML
12 8 (2.52%) SOAP
13 7 (2.20%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 41 (12.89%) Computer Science
2 35 (11.01%) Client/Server
3 33 (10.38%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (9.12%) DTV
5 22 (6.92%) User Experience
6 16 (5.03%) AS400
7 13 (4.09%) Digital Media
7 13 (4.09%) Data Centre
8 11 (3.46%) Public Cloud
9 10 (3.14%) Statistics
10 9 (2.83%) Clustering
11 8 (2.52%) Algorithms
12 6 (1.89%) Data Structures
12 6 (1.89%) Life Science
13 4 (1.26%) Enterprise Storage
13 4 (1.26%) Web 2.0
13 4 (1.26%) Grid Computing
13 4 (1.26%) Management Information System
13 4 (1.26%) Performance Metrics
13 4 (1.26%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 113 (35.53%) Windows
2 81 (25.47%) UNIX
3 38 (11.95%) Solaris
4 34 (10.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 27 (8.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (7.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 22 (6.92%) CentOS
8 16 (5.03%) OS/400
9 12 (3.77%) AIX
10 11 (3.46%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (3.46%) Apple iOS
11 10 (3.14%) Android
12 7 (2.20%) Mac OS
13 4 (1.26%) Debian
14 3 (0.94%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.94%) Windows 7
15 2 (0.63%) FreeBSD
16 1 (0.31%) Windows XP
16 1 (0.31%) HPUX
16 1 (0.31%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (36.79%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (15.41%) Scrum
3 44 (13.84%) Software Engineering
4 39 (12.26%) SDLC
5 34 (10.69%) Test Automation
6 32 (10.06%) Product Management
7 30 (9.43%) TDD
8 29 (9.12%) E-Commerce
9 28 (8.81%) Test Management
10 26 (8.18%) ITIL
11 25 (7.86%) Continuous Integration
11 25 (7.86%) BDD
11 25 (7.86%) Mobile Marketing
12 24 (7.55%) Software Testing
13 22 (6.92%) API Testing
14 21 (6.60%) Automation Testing
15 20 (6.29%) Continuous Delivery
15 20 (6.29%) Regression Testing
15 20 (6.29%) MVC
16 19 (5.97%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 127 (39.94%) Java
2 91 (28.62%) Perl
3 80 (25.16%) Python
4 74 (23.27%) JavaScript
5 60 (18.87%) Bash Shell
6 57 (17.92%) SQL
7 47 (14.78%) C#
8 44 (13.84%) C++
9 37 (11.64%) PHP
10 25 (7.86%) Korn
11 23 (7.23%) C
12 19 (5.97%) Objective-C
13 16 (5.03%) Ruby
14 15 (4.72%) Groovy
15 13 (4.09%) Shell Script
16 10 (3.14%) Erlang
17 5 (1.57%) Haskell
17 5 (1.57%) Lisp
18 4 (1.26%) Embedded C
18 4 (1.26%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 51 (16.04%) Degree
2 21 (6.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 21 (6.60%) CCNA
2 21 (6.60%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (5.03%) VCP5
4 5 (1.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 5 (1.57%) RHCE
5 4 (1.26%) SAP Certification
6 3 (0.94%) ISEB
6 3 (0.94%) CISSP
7 2 (0.63%) CCNP
7 2 (0.63%) Security+ Certification
7 2 (0.63%) CEH
7 2 (0.63%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.63%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.31%) CISMP
8 1 (0.31%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.31%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.31%) GCIA
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.35%) QA
2 8 (2.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.57%) SLA
4 4 (1.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 26 (8.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (7.55%) Active Directory
3 8 (2.52%) Firmware
4 6 (1.89%) Snort
4 6 (1.89%) XenApp
5 5 (1.57%) vSphere
6 4 (1.26%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (1.26%) VMware Server
7 2 (0.63%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.31%) Docker
8 1 (0.31%) XenServer
8 1 (0.31%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (3.14%) Puppet
2 5 (1.57%) Ansible
3 3 (0.94%) HP Data Protector
3 3 (0.94%) NetBackup
3 3 (0.94%) Tivoli
3 3 (0.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (0.63%) SCCM
4 2 (0.63%) yum
4 2 (0.63%) Nagios
4 2 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.31%) logstash
5 1 (0.31%) Graphite
5 1 (0.31%) Vagrant
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 59 (18.55%) VMware
2 56 (17.61%) Oracle
3 53 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 43 (13.52%) Red Hat
5 30 (9.43%) Cisco
6 20 (6.29%) IBM
7 15 (4.72%) Perforce
8 11 (3.46%) HP
8 11 (3.46%) Citrix
9 8 (2.52%) NetApp
9 8 (2.52%) 3PAR
10 7 (2.20%) Zend
10 7 (2.20%) Veritas
10 7 (2.20%) Dell
11 6 (1.89%) SAP
12 5 (1.57%) Borland
13 4 (1.26%) Sybase
14 2 (0.63%) Apple
14 2 (0.63%) Blue Coat
14 2 (0.63%) SolarWinds
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