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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 13 19 19
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 161 109 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 13.10% 9.78% 8.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.72% 34.94% 36.29%
Number of salaries quoted 148 99 84
Average salary £36,000 £33,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -13.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
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
360 312 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 29.29% 27.98% 23.60%
Number of salaries quoted 310 282 227
Average salary £35,500 £33,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.57% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £52,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 3 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 3 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 -6 67 £35,000 +6.06% 9
Torfaen +16 44 £35,000 +6.06% 1
Newport +17 31 £36,000 -1.36% 3
Bridgend +7 11 £36,000 -1.36% 2
Caerphilly +10 1 £45,000 +2.27%
Vale of Glamorgan - 1 £26,000 -
Linux
Wales

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 117 (37.38%) Windows
2 112 (35.78%) Java
3 108 (34.50%) Agile Software Development
4 91 (29.07%) Perl
5 75 (23.96%) UNIX
6 73 (23.32%) JavaScript
7 72 (23.00%) Python
8 60 (19.17%) VMware
9 58 (18.53%) Bash Shell
10 56 (17.89%) TCP/IP
11 55 (17.57%) Microsoft
12 52 (16.61%) Web Services
13 50 (15.97%) SQL
14 49 (15.65%) Scrum
15 47 (15.02%) C++
16 45 (14.38%) Oracle
16 45 (14.38%) Apache
16 45 (14.38%) Jenkins
17 44 (14.06%) Software Engineering
18 43 (13.74%) Degree
18 43 (13.74%) Red Hat
19 40 (12.78%) Client/Server
19 40 (12.78%) HTML
20 39 (12.46%) C#
20 39 (12.46%) SQL Server
20 39 (12.46%) MySQL
20 39 (12.46%) Analytical Skills
21 37 (11.82%) E-Commerce
21 37 (11.82%) SDLC
21 37 (11.82%) Big Data

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 45 (14.38%) Apache
2 19 (6.07%) Confluence
3 18 (5.75%) IIS
4 13 (4.15%) Node.js
5 12 (3.83%) Tomcat
6 10 (3.19%) IBM HTTP Server
6 10 (3.19%) WebSphere
7 9 (2.88%) MS Exchange
7 9 (2.88%) JBoss
8 8 (2.56%) WebLogic
9 7 (2.24%) nginx
10 5 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (1.28%) SharePoint
12 3 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2003
12 3 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2007
13 2 (0.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.32%) CMS
14 1 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
14 1 (0.32%) OpenStack
Applications
1 22 (7.03%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.51%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (2.24%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 33 (10.54%) SaaS
1 33 (10.54%) PaaS
2 25 (7.99%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (3.19%) GitHub
4 6 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.96%) Office 365
7 2 (0.64%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.32%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.32%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 56 (17.89%) TCP/IP
2 36 (11.50%) HTTP
3 26 (8.31%) Firewall
4 24 (7.67%) SNMP
5 19 (6.07%) VoIP
6 18 (5.75%) Ethernet
7 14 (4.47%) DHCP
8 13 (4.15%) SAN
8 13 (4.15%) BGP
8 13 (4.15%) DVB
9 11 (3.51%) VRRP
9 11 (3.51%) OSPF
9 11 (3.51%) IGMP
9 11 (3.51%) Intrusion Detection
9 11 (3.51%) RTSP
9 11 (3.51%) Internet
9 11 (3.51%) Broadband
9 11 (3.51%) Multicast
9 11 (3.51%) Unicast
10 9 (2.88%) 802.11
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (12.46%) MySQL
1 39 (12.46%) SQL Server
2 37 (11.82%) Big Data
3 33 (10.54%) Data Mining
4 21 (6.71%) MongoDB
5 16 (5.11%) NoSQL
6 10 (3.19%) Oracle Database
6 10 (3.19%) VoltDB
7 7 (2.24%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (1.92%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.28%) SQLite
10 3 (0.96%) CouchDB
10 3 (0.96%) HPCC
10 3 (0.96%) Couchbase
10 3 (0.96%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.64%) Voldemort
11 2 (0.64%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.64%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.64%) Riak
12 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 45 (14.38%) Jenkins
2 33 (10.54%) Git (software)
3 32 (10.22%) Cucumber
4 31 (9.90%) JUnit
5 25 (7.99%) Subversion
6 21 (6.71%) Selenium
7 19 (6.07%) JIRA
8 13 (4.15%) TestLink
9 11 (3.51%) Eclipse
10 9 (2.88%) Maven
11 8 (2.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 8 (2.56%) Hudson
12 7 (2.24%) JMeter
13 5 (1.60%) NetBeans
14 4 (1.28%) Ant
14 4 (1.28%) Xcode
14 4 (1.28%) Visual Studio
14 4 (1.28%) FitNesse
15 3 (0.96%) TeamCity
16 2 (0.64%) Mockito
General
1 36 (11.50%) Finance
2 35 (11.18%) Telecoms
2 35 (11.18%) Advertising
2 35 (11.18%) Marketing
3 9 (2.88%) Back Office
4 6 (1.92%) Electronics
5 5 (1.60%) Multimedia
6 3 (0.96%) Retail
6 3 (0.96%) Welsh Language
7 2 (0.64%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.32%) Banking
8 1 (0.32%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 52 (16.61%) Developer
2 42 (13.42%) Software Engineer
3 38 (12.14%) Analyst
4 21 (6.71%) 3rd Line Support
5 19 (6.07%) Team Leader
6 18 (5.75%) Administrator
7 17 (5.43%) Technical Support
8 15 (4.79%) Test Engineer
9 14 (4.47%) Technical Analyst
9 14 (4.47%) Support Analyst
9 14 (4.47%) Systems Administrator
9 14 (4.47%) Systems Engineer
10 13 (4.15%) Technical Support Analyst
11 12 (3.83%) PHP Developer
11 12 (3.83%) Test Analyst
11 12 (3.83%) NOC Engineer
12 11 (3.51%) Senior NOC Engineer
12 11 (3.51%) Test Team Leader
13 10 (3.19%) Software Tester
13 10 (3.19%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (16.61%) Web Services
2 40 (12.78%) HTML
3 33 (10.54%) REST
4 26 (8.31%) .NET
5 24 (7.67%) CSS
6 16 (5.11%) JSON
7 13 (4.15%) HTML5
8 12 (3.83%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 12 (3.83%) jQuery
9 11 (3.51%) ASP.NET
10 10 (3.19%) STL
10 10 (3.19%) Spring
10 10 (3.19%) AngularJS
11 9 (2.88%) Zend Framework
12 8 (2.56%) RESTful
12 8 (2.56%) XML
13 7 (2.24%) Java EE
14 6 (1.92%) LAMP
15 5 (1.60%) J2EE
15 5 (1.60%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 40 (12.78%) Client/Server
2 39 (12.46%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (10.54%) Computer Science
4 32 (10.22%) DTV
5 27 (8.63%) User Experience
6 19 (6.07%) AS400
7 13 (4.15%) Statistics
8 12 (3.83%) Data Centre
9 11 (3.51%) Algorithms
9 11 (3.51%) Clustering
10 10 (3.19%) Public Cloud
11 9 (2.88%) Digital Media
12 8 (2.56%) Management Information System
13 6 (1.92%) Life Science
14 5 (1.60%) Data Structures
15 4 (1.28%) Performance Metrics
15 4 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
15 4 (1.28%) Web 2.0
15 4 (1.28%) Grid Computing
16 3 (0.96%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 117 (37.38%) Windows
2 75 (23.96%) UNIX
3 35 (11.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 32 (10.22%) Solaris
5 29 (9.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 28 (8.95%) CentOS
7 27 (8.63%) Windows Server 2003
8 19 (6.07%) OS/400
9 12 (3.83%) Apple iOS
10 11 (3.51%) AIX
10 11 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (2.56%) Android
12 7 (2.24%) Mac OS
13 4 (1.28%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.96%) Debian
14 3 (0.96%) Windows 7
15 2 (0.64%) FreeBSD
16 1 (0.32%) Windows XP
16 1 (0.32%) HPUX
16 1 (0.32%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (34.50%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (15.65%) Scrum
3 44 (14.06%) Software Engineering
4 37 (11.82%) E-Commerce
4 37 (11.82%) SDLC
5 36 (11.50%) Test Automation
6 33 (10.54%) Product Management
6 33 (10.54%) Mobile Marketing
7 31 (9.90%) Test Management
8 29 (9.27%) TDD
9 27 (8.63%) Continuous Integration
10 25 (7.99%) BDD
10 25 (7.99%) ITIL
11 22 (7.03%) Regression Testing
12 21 (6.71%) Software Testing
13 20 (6.39%) OO
13 20 (6.39%) MVC
14 18 (5.75%) ETL
14 18 (5.75%) Automation Testing
14 18 (5.75%) API Testing
Programming Languages
1 112 (35.78%) Java
2 91 (29.07%) Perl
3 73 (23.32%) JavaScript
4 72 (23.00%) Python
5 58 (18.53%) Bash Shell
6 50 (15.97%) SQL
7 47 (15.02%) C++
8 39 (12.46%) C#
9 35 (11.18%) PHP
10 31 (9.90%) Korn
11 27 (8.63%) C
12 20 (6.39%) Objective-C
13 16 (5.11%) Ruby
14 13 (4.15%) Shell Script
14 13 (4.15%) Groovy
15 8 (2.56%) Erlang
16 7 (2.24%) PHP5
17 4 (1.28%) Haskell
17 4 (1.28%) PowerShell
17 4 (1.28%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 43 (13.74%) Degree
2 24 (7.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 19 (6.07%) VCP5
3 19 (6.07%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (5.43%) CCNA
5 6 (1.92%) RHCE
6 5 (1.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (1.28%) SAP Certification
8 3 (0.96%) ISEB
8 3 (0.96%) CISSP
9 2 (0.64%) CCIE
9 2 (0.64%) CCNP
9 2 (0.64%) Security+ Certification
9 2 (0.64%) CEH
9 2 (0.64%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.32%) CISMP
10 1 (0.32%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.32%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.32%) GCIA
10 1 (0.32%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.39%) QA
2 8 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (2.24%) SLA
4 4 (1.28%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 29 (9.27%) Active Directory
2 25 (7.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.56%) Firmware
4 5 (1.60%) Snort
4 5 (1.60%) XenApp
5 4 (1.28%) VMware Server
6 3 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.64%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.64%) vSphere
8 1 (0.32%) XenServer
8 1 (0.32%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (4.15%) Puppet
2 6 (1.92%) Ansible
3 3 (0.96%) Tivoli
3 3 (0.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (0.96%) Nagios
3 3 (0.96%) NetBackup
3 3 (0.96%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (0.64%) SCCM
4 2 (0.64%) yum
4 2 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.32%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.32%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.32%) logstash
5 1 (0.32%) Graphite
5 1 (0.32%) Zenoss
5 1 (0.32%) Nessus
5 1 (0.32%) Nmap
Vendors
1 60 (19.17%) VMware
2 55 (17.57%) Microsoft
3 45 (14.38%) Oracle
4 43 (13.74%) Red Hat
5 28 (8.95%) Cisco
6 24 (7.67%) IBM
7 17 (5.43%) Perforce
8 11 (3.51%) HP
9 10 (3.19%) Citrix
9 10 (3.19%) Zend
10 7 (2.24%) 3PAR
10 7 (2.24%) NetApp
10 7 (2.24%) Veritas
11 6 (1.92%) Dell
11 6 (1.92%) SAP
12 5 (1.60%) Apple
12 5 (1.60%) Sybase
13 4 (1.28%) Borland
14 3 (0.96%) SolarWinds
15 2 (0.64%) Blue Coat
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum + Shares + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South Wales
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Tailored Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Cwmbran, Gwent
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Network ITR
Salary: £30,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £35k - 46k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35k - 46k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
South Glamorgan
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Tailored Benefits Package
Posted: 11 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £18k - 23k per year + Excellent benefit package
Posted: 17 days ago
South Glamorgan
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Competitive Tailored Benefits Package
Posted: 18 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £60k - 75k per year + Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 24 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago