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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Wales / South Wales
Rank 25 12 18
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +6
Permanent jobs citing Linux 64 175 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 7.96% 14.43% 8.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.86% 49.86% 30.22%
Number of salaries quoted 61 169 90
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,016 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+3.56% +1.19%

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
189 351 364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 23.51% 28.94% 29.74%
Number of salaries quoted 169 320 303
Median salary £35,000 £33,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% -11.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,900 £22,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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 -1 48 £40,000 - 9
Newport -21 10 £35,000 +33.33%
Caerphilly -2 3 £31,000 -4.61%
Bridgend +5 2 £42,500 +77.08%
Torfaen -13 1 £22,000 -51.11%
Linux
Wales

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 56 (30.43%) Windows
2 55 (29.89%) Unix
3 49 (26.63%) Python
3 49 (26.63%) Java
3 49 (26.63%) VMware
4 45 (24.46%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (24.46%) Red Hat
5 40 (21.74%) PHP
6 39 (21.20%) Oracle
7 38 (20.65%) JavaScript
8 36 (19.57%) Apache
8 36 (19.57%) DevOps
9 32 (17.39%) SQL
9 32 (17.39%) Android
10 31 (16.85%) Amazon AWS
10 31 (16.85%) JBoss
11 30 (16.30%) Perl
11 30 (16.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 29 (15.76%) Jenkins
12 29 (15.76%) MySQL
13 28 (15.22%) HTML
13 28 (15.22%) Apple iOS
14 26 (14.13%) VMware Infrastructure
15 25 (13.59%) Bash Shell
15 25 (13.59%) SQL Server
16 24 (13.04%) DNS
16 24 (13.04%) Firewall
16 24 (13.04%) Finance
17 23 (12.50%) Scrum
17 23 (12.50%) Objective-C

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 36 (19.57%) Apache
2 31 (16.85%) JBoss
3 20 (10.87%) Tomcat
4 6 (3.26%) IIS
5 5 (2.72%) MS Exchange
6 4 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.63%) Confluence
7 3 (1.63%) NetWeaver
7 3 (1.63%) OpenStack
7 3 (1.63%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.09%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (1.09%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.09%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.54%) nginx
9 1 (0.54%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (0.54%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.54%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (4.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.54%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 31 (16.85%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (9.78%) PaaS
3 17 (9.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (7.07%) IaaS
5 10 (5.43%) Office 365
6 9 (4.89%) SaaS
7 2 (1.09%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (1.09%) Bluemix
7 2 (1.09%) G Suite
7 2 (1.09%) GitHub
7 2 (1.09%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (13.04%) DNS
1 24 (13.04%) Firewall
2 15 (8.15%) HTTP
3 14 (7.61%) VoIP
4 12 (6.52%) LAN
5 11 (5.98%) SAN
5 11 (5.98%) TCP/IP
6 7 (3.80%) iSCSI
6 7 (3.80%) NAS
6 7 (3.80%) WAN
7 6 (3.26%) DHCP
7 6 (3.26%) MPLS
7 6 (3.26%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (2.72%) Ethernet
8 5 (2.72%) Kerberos
8 5 (2.72%) Network Security
8 5 (2.72%) OpenLDAP
8 5 (2.72%) Wireshark
9 4 (2.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 4 (2.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (15.76%) MySQL
2 25 (13.59%) SQL Server
3 19 (10.33%) NoSQL
4 15 (8.15%) MongoDB
5 12 (6.52%) Big Data
6 11 (5.98%) Oracle Database
7 10 (5.43%) Relational Database
8 9 (4.89%) RDBMS
9 8 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
10 6 (3.26%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (2.72%) Data Mining
11 5 (2.72%) Hadoop
11 5 (2.72%) Neo4j
12 4 (2.17%) HPCC
13 3 (1.63%) BusinessObjects
13 3 (1.63%) MariaDB
13 3 (1.63%) SAP HANA
14 2 (1.09%) Amazon RDS
14 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
14 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 29 (15.76%) Jenkins
2 12 (6.52%) Maven
3 10 (5.43%) Git (software)
4 7 (3.80%) Sonatype Nexus
5 5 (2.72%) Ant
5 5 (2.72%) Eclipse
5 5 (2.72%) JIRA
5 5 (2.72%) JUnit
6 4 (2.17%) Cucumber
6 4 (2.17%) Selenium
7 2 (1.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (1.09%) Bitbucket
7 2 (1.09%) Firebug
7 2 (1.09%) JMeter
7 2 (1.09%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.09%) Subversion
7 2 (1.09%) TestLink
7 2 (1.09%) VersionOne
8 1 (0.54%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.54%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 24 (13.04%) Finance
2 21 (11.41%) Telecoms
3 16 (8.70%) Advertising
4 14 (7.61%) Marketing
5 11 (5.98%) Games
6 6 (3.26%) Retail
7 1 (0.54%) Legal
7 1 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 34 (18.48%) Developer
2 30 (16.30%) Administrator
3 23 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
4 18 (9.78%) Linux Engineer
5 17 (9.24%) DBA
5 17 (9.24%) Systems Engineer
6 13 (7.07%) Systems Administrator
7 12 (6.52%) PHP Developer
7 12 (6.52%) Support Engineer
8 11 (5.98%) Java Developer
9 9 (4.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (4.89%) Linux Administrator
9 9 (4.89%) Senior Developer
9 9 (4.89%) Test Engineer
10 8 (4.35%) Junior
10 8 (4.35%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 8 (4.35%) Network Engineer
10 8 (4.35%) Software Engineer
11 7 (3.80%) Linux Support
11 7 (3.80%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (15.22%) HTML
2 22 (11.96%) HTML5
3 17 (9.24%) LAMP
4 15 (8.15%) CSS
5 13 (7.07%) jQuery
6 12 (6.52%) J2EE
6 12 (6.52%) Web Services
7 10 (5.43%) REST
8 9 (4.89%) .NET
8 9 (4.89%) CSS3
8 9 (4.89%) Laravel
8 9 (4.89%) RESTful
9 8 (4.35%) Spring
10 7 (3.80%) iOS SDK
11 6 (3.26%) Hibernate
12 5 (2.72%) JSON
12 5 (2.72%) Middleware
13 4 (2.17%) AngularJS
14 3 (1.63%) Elastic Stack
14 3 (1.63%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.89%) Clustering
3 8 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 8 (4.35%) Hybrid Cloud
4 5 (2.72%) Fintech
5 4 (2.17%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.17%) User Experience
6 3 (1.63%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.09%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.09%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.54%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.54%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.54%) Digital TV
8 1 (0.54%) EPoS
8 1 (0.54%) iDTV
8 1 (0.54%) LPAR
8 1 (0.54%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.54%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 56 (30.43%) Windows
2 55 (29.89%) Unix
3 32 (17.39%) Android
4 30 (16.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 28 (15.22%) Apple iOS
6 22 (11.96%) CentOS
7 21 (11.41%) Windows Server
8 13 (7.07%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (6.52%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (5.98%) Debian
10 11 (5.98%) Ubuntu
11 6 (3.26%) Solaris
12 4 (2.17%) AIX
12 4 (2.17%) Mac OS
12 4 (2.17%) Mac OS X
12 4 (2.17%) VyOS
13 3 (1.63%) HPUX
14 2 (1.09%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (1.09%) Windows 8
14 2 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (24.46%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (19.57%) DevOps
3 23 (12.50%) Scrum
4 21 (11.41%) High Availability
5 17 (9.24%) ITIL
5 17 (9.24%) Software Engineering
6 16 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (7.07%) Continuous Delivery
7 13 (7.07%) OO
8 12 (6.52%) Disaster Recovery
8 12 (6.52%) Multithreading
8 12 (6.52%) Open Source
8 12 (6.52%) TDD
9 11 (5.98%) Configuration Management
9 11 (5.98%) Load Balancing
10 10 (5.43%) Problem Management
11 9 (4.89%) OOP
11 9 (4.89%) Performance Tuning
12 8 (4.35%) SDLC
12 8 (4.35%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 49 (26.63%) Java
1 49 (26.63%) Python
2 40 (21.74%) PHP
3 38 (20.65%) JavaScript
4 32 (17.39%) SQL
5 30 (16.30%) Perl
6 25 (13.59%) Bash Shell
7 23 (12.50%) Objective-C
8 14 (7.61%) C++
9 11 (5.98%) Shell Script
10 9 (4.89%) C#
11 6 (3.26%) C
11 6 (3.26%) Scala
12 5 (2.72%) Ruby
13 4 (2.17%) Korn
13 4 (2.17%) PowerShell
14 3 (1.63%) ABAP
15 2 (1.09%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.54%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (10.33%) Degree
2 7 (3.80%) MCSE
2 7 (3.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (3.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (2.72%) CCNA
4 5 (2.72%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (2.17%) CCNP
5 4 (2.17%) RHCE
6 3 (1.63%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.63%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.09%) MCSA
8 1 (0.54%) CISA
8 1 (0.54%) CISM
8 1 (0.54%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.80%) QA
2 3 (1.63%) SLA
3 1 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (14.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (11.41%) Active Directory
3 13 (7.07%) vSphere
4 9 (4.89%) Hyper-V
5 7 (3.80%) Firmware
6 5 (2.72%) NFS
6 5 (2.72%) Squid
6 5 (2.72%) VMware ESX
7 4 (2.17%) Docker
8 2 (1.09%) vCloud
8 2 (1.09%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.54%) XenApp
9 1 (0.54%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (10.87%) Puppet
2 11 (5.98%) Ansible
3 9 (4.89%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.63%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.09%) Nagios
5 2 (1.09%) Rundeck
5 2 (1.09%) SCCM
5 2 (1.09%) ServiceCenter
5 2 (1.09%) vRealize
5 2 (1.09%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (0.54%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.54%) Kibana
6 1 (0.54%) logstash
6 1 (0.54%) WSUS
6 1 (0.54%) yum
Vendors
1 49 (26.63%) VMware
2 45 (24.46%) Red Hat
3 39 (21.20%) Oracle
4 20 (10.87%) Cisco
4 20 (10.87%) Microsoft
5 12 (6.52%) F5
6 10 (5.43%) Avaya
6 10 (5.43%) IBM
7 8 (4.35%) EMC
8 7 (3.80%) Brocade
8 7 (3.80%) CheckPoint
8 7 (3.80%) SolarWinds
9 6 (3.26%) Vyatta
10 5 (2.72%) AppDynamics
10 5 (2.72%) Zend
11 4 (2.17%) EqualLogic
11 4 (2.17%) Extreme Networks
11 4 (2.17%) SaltStack
12 3 (1.63%) Acme Packet
12 3 (1.63%) hybris
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