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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 11 28 17
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -11
Permanent jobs citing Linux 148 70 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 12.10% 7.35% 12.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.19% 32.26% 49.38%
Number of salaries quoted 123 59 108
Average salary £40,000 £33,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.40% +11.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,900 £44,600 £46,800
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%
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
398 217 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 32.54% 22.79% 24.64%
Number of salaries quoted 333 195 221
Average salary £37,500 £33,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% +1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £46,500 £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 1 April 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 1 April 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 +13 63 £36,000 +7.46% 11
Torfaen +2 51 £47,500 +39.70%
Newport -3 14 £31,250 -8.08% 1
Caerphilly +8 6 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Glamorgan - 3 £31,250 -
Bridgend -3 1 £35,000 +20.68% 1
Vale of Glamorgan - 1 £26,000 - 1
Linux
Wales

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 89 (38.70%) Windows
2 61 (26.52%) TCP/IP
3 59 (25.65%) Java
3 59 (25.65%) Agile Software Development
4 58 (25.22%) UNIX
5 57 (24.78%) Perl
6 55 (23.91%) VMware
7 50 (21.74%) MySQL
7 50 (21.74%) Apache
8 48 (20.87%) JavaScript
9 47 (20.43%) Red Hat
10 44 (19.13%) Microsoft
11 42 (18.26%) HTTP
12 41 (17.83%) Big Data
13 39 (16.96%) Advertising
14 38 (16.52%) E-Commerce
15 37 (16.09%) Finance
15 37 (16.09%) Marketing
15 37 (16.09%) PaaS
15 37 (16.09%) Mobile Marketing
16 36 (15.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 35 (15.22%) HTML
17 35 (15.22%) Python
17 35 (15.22%) Bash Shell
18 33 (14.35%) Firewall
18 33 (14.35%) CentOS
19 30 (13.04%) C++
19 30 (13.04%) Data Mining
19 30 (13.04%) IBM
20 28 (12.17%) Windows Server 2003

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 50 (21.74%) Apache
2 17 (7.39%) WebSphere
3 16 (6.96%) Confluence
3 16 (6.96%) Tomcat
3 16 (6.96%) IBM HTTP Server
4 14 (6.09%) IIS
5 9 (3.91%) MS Exchange
5 9 (3.91%) Node.js
6 7 (3.04%) JBoss
7 6 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (2.17%) WebLogic
8 5 (2.17%) nginx
9 3 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.87%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.87%) Lync
11 1 (0.43%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.43%) CMS
Applications
1 12 (5.22%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.78%) MS Office
3 1 (0.43%) MS Project
3 1 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 37 (16.09%) PaaS
2 24 (10.43%) SaaS
3 6 (2.61%) GitHub
4 3 (1.30%) Office 365
4 3 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 61 (26.52%) TCP/IP
2 42 (18.26%) HTTP
3 33 (14.35%) Firewall
4 21 (9.13%) SAN
5 14 (6.09%) Internet
5 14 (6.09%) VoIP
6 13 (5.65%) WAN
7 11 (4.78%) LAN
7 11 (4.78%) SNMP
8 10 (4.35%) BGP
9 9 (3.91%) DNS
10 8 (3.48%) Ethernet
10 8 (3.48%) DVB
10 8 (3.48%) RTSP
10 8 (3.48%) IGMP
10 8 (3.48%) Multicast
11 7 (3.04%) VLAN
11 7 (3.04%) VPLS
11 7 (3.04%) Wireshark
11 7 (3.04%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (21.74%) MySQL
2 41 (17.83%) Big Data
3 30 (13.04%) Data Mining
4 25 (10.87%) SQL Server
5 10 (4.35%) Relational Database
6 9 (3.91%) MongoDB
7 7 (3.04%) NoSQL
8 6 (2.61%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.74%) VoltDB
9 4 (1.74%) Informix
9 4 (1.74%) SQLite
10 3 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (1.30%) Couchbase
10 3 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (1.30%) CouchDB
11 2 (0.87%) HPCC
11 2 (0.87%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.43%) SQLPlus
12 1 (0.43%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 22 (9.57%) Jenkins
2 21 (9.13%) JUnit
3 19 (8.26%) Cucumber
4 17 (7.39%) JIRA
5 13 (5.65%) Git (software)
6 11 (4.78%) TestLink
7 8 (3.48%) Subversion
8 5 (2.17%) Selenium
9 4 (1.74%) Xcode
9 4 (1.74%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.87%) GCC
10 2 (0.87%) GDB
10 2 (0.87%) Automake
10 2 (0.87%) Fiddler
11 1 (0.43%) GitLab
11 1 (0.43%) Mockito
11 1 (0.43%) Zephyr
11 1 (0.43%) JMeter
11 1 (0.43%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.43%) jMock
General
1 39 (16.96%) Advertising
2 37 (16.09%) Marketing
2 37 (16.09%) Finance
3 7 (3.04%) Welsh Language
4 5 (2.17%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.17%) Multimedia
5 4 (1.74%) Electronics
6 2 (0.87%) Games
7 1 (0.43%) Automotive
7 1 (0.43%) Legal
Job Titles
1 36 (15.65%) Developer
2 28 (12.17%) Software Engineer
3 24 (10.43%) 3rd Line Support
4 21 (9.13%) Analyst
5 15 (6.52%) Systems Engineer
5 15 (6.52%) Administrator
6 13 (5.65%) Systems Administrator
6 13 (5.65%) Linux Engineer
7 11 (4.78%) Network Engineer
7 11 (4.78%) Test Engineer
7 11 (4.78%) Team Leader
8 10 (4.35%) Senior Developer
9 9 (3.91%) Java Developer
9 9 (3.91%) Support Engineer
9 9 (3.91%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 9 (3.91%) Linux Administrator
10 8 (3.48%) PHP Developer
10 8 (3.48%) Test Team Leader
11 7 (3.04%) Operations Manager
11 7 (3.04%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (15.22%) HTML
2 25 (10.87%) Web Services
3 21 (9.13%) CSS
4 17 (7.39%) .NET
5 15 (6.52%) HTML5
6 10 (4.35%) LAMP
6 10 (4.35%) Spring
7 9 (3.91%) jQuery
8 7 (3.04%) JSON
8 7 (3.04%) Zend Framework
8 7 (3.04%) REST
9 6 (2.61%) Ember.js
9 6 (2.61%) AngularJS
9 6 (2.61%) Pthreads
9 6 (2.61%) JAX-WS
9 6 (2.61%) JPA
9 6 (2.61%) POSIX
9 6 (2.61%) Java EE
9 6 (2.61%) Hibernate
9 6 (2.61%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (11.74%) Client/Server
2 25 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (10.00%) User Experience
4 20 (8.70%) DTV
5 18 (7.83%) AS400
6 16 (6.96%) Computer Science
6 16 (6.96%) Clustering
7 9 (3.91%) Algorithms
8 8 (3.48%) Statistics
9 7 (3.04%) Management Information System
9 7 (3.04%) Public Cloud
10 5 (2.17%) Mobile App
11 4 (1.74%) Web 2.0
11 4 (1.74%) Life Science
11 4 (1.74%) Video Conferencing
12 3 (1.30%) Blackberry
12 3 (1.30%) Performance Metrics
13 2 (0.87%) HACMP
13 2 (0.87%) Data Integration
14 1 (0.43%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 89 (38.70%) Windows
2 58 (25.22%) UNIX
3 36 (15.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 33 (14.35%) CentOS
5 28 (12.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 26 (11.30%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (7.83%) OS/400
8 16 (6.96%) Solaris
9 12 (5.22%) Apple iOS
10 10 (4.35%) Android
11 7 (3.04%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (3.04%) Mac OS
12 6 (2.61%) Debian
12 6 (2.61%) Ubuntu
12 6 (2.61%) AIX
13 5 (2.17%) Windows 7
14 4 (1.74%) HPUX
14 4 (1.74%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.43%) SUSE
15 1 (0.43%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (25.65%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (16.52%) E-Commerce
3 37 (16.09%) Mobile Marketing
4 26 (11.30%) Scrum
5 25 (10.87%) Software Engineering
6 23 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (9.57%) Product Management
7 22 (9.57%) TDD
8 21 (9.13%) BDD
9 19 (8.26%) Regression Testing
10 17 (7.39%) OO
10 17 (7.39%) Test Management
11 14 (6.09%) ITIL
12 12 (5.22%) Automated Testing
12 12 (5.22%) Test Automation
12 12 (5.22%) Bug Management
13 11 (4.78%) MVC
13 11 (4.78%) Configuration Management
14 10 (4.35%) Load Balancing
15 9 (3.91%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 59 (25.65%) Java
2 57 (24.78%) Perl
3 48 (20.87%) JavaScript
4 35 (15.22%) Python
4 35 (15.22%) Bash Shell
5 30 (13.04%) C++
6 27 (11.74%) Korn
7 24 (10.43%) SQL
7 24 (10.43%) C
8 18 (7.83%) PHP
9 16 (6.96%) Objective-C
10 10 (4.35%) Ruby
10 10 (4.35%) C#
11 6 (2.61%) PHP5
11 6 (2.61%) Groovy
11 6 (2.61%) PowerShell
12 5 (2.17%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.74%) Embedded C
13 4 (1.74%) Embedded C++
14 3 (1.30%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 22 (9.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 18 (7.83%) VCP5
3 17 (7.39%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (6.96%) Degree
5 13 (5.65%) RHCE
6 10 (4.35%) CCNP
7 9 (3.91%) CCNA
8 8 (3.48%) ISEB
9 5 (2.17%) CCIE
10 4 (1.74%) Security Cleared
11 3 (1.30%) SC Cleared
11 3 (1.30%) JNCIS
11 3 (1.30%) CISSP
11 3 (1.30%) SAP Certification
11 3 (1.30%) CCSE
12 2 (0.87%) CEH
12 2 (0.87%) IBM AIX Certification
12 2 (0.87%) Security+ Certification
12 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.87%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.83%) QA
2 4 (1.74%) SLA
2 4 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.30%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 24 (10.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (9.57%) Active Directory
3 6 (2.61%) Firmware
4 4 (1.74%) XenServer
4 4 (1.74%) iptables
5 3 (1.30%) vSphere
5 3 (1.30%) Squid
5 3 (1.30%) Xen
6 2 (0.87%) VMware Server
6 2 (0.87%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.87%) PowerHA
6 2 (0.87%) NFS
7 1 (0.43%) KVM
7 1 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.43%) Snort
7 1 (0.43%) Samba
7 1 (0.43%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (4.35%) Puppet
2 7 (3.04%) Nagios
3 5 (2.17%) NetBackup
3 5 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.74%) Nessus
5 3 (1.30%) Nmap
5 3 (1.30%) Zenoss
5 3 (1.30%) Ansible
6 2 (0.87%) yum
6 2 (0.87%) SCCM
7 1 (0.43%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.43%) BMC Performance Manager
7 1 (0.43%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.43%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 55 (23.91%) VMware
2 47 (20.43%) Red Hat
3 44 (19.13%) Microsoft
4 30 (13.04%) IBM
5 26 (11.30%) Cisco
6 16 (6.96%) Oracle
7 10 (4.35%) HP
8 9 (3.91%) Zend
8 9 (3.91%) Perforce
9 8 (3.48%) Dell
10 7 (3.04%) Veritas
11 6 (2.61%) Blue Coat
11 6 (2.61%) Juniper
12 5 (2.17%) Apple
12 5 (2.17%) Sybase
13 4 (1.74%) CheckPoint
13 4 (1.74%) McAfee
13 4 (1.74%) SonicWALL
13 4 (1.74%) SolarWinds
13 4 (1.74%) 3PAR
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Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cardiff
IntaPeople
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Attenda
Posted: 11 hours ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Sanderson Recruitment Plc
Salary: Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Strong benefits package
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Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Posted: Yesterday
Chepstow, Gwent
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits extensive - see ad
Posted: 4 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
Linc Cymru
Salary: Good employment conditions
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Flexi Time & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Chepstow, Gwent
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £47000 per annum, Benefits relocation, shares, pension, medic
Posted: 6 days ago
Vale of Glamorgan
X4 Group
Salary: £23k - 29k per year + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
IntaPeople
Salary: £0 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Newport
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per hour, Benefits: Plus Generous Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Control 2K Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum Dependent on Experience
Posted: 24 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago