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 2 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 15 12 21
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +9
Permanent jobs citing Linux 125 167 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 10.96% 13.60% 9.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 43.71% 45.26% 35.37%
Number of salaries quoted 106 154 101
Median salary £38,500 £36,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.94% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,600 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
286 369 311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 25.07% 30.05% 27.47%
Number of salaries quoted 247 320 282
Median salary £35,000 £36,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,350 £44,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +4.16%

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 2 July 2016.

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 2 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +9 86 £40,000 +14.28% 7
Bridgend +6 20 £38,500 +6.94% 2
Newport -17 10 £37,500 +4.16% 1
Caerphilly +3 4 £37,500 -16.66%
Torfaen -12 2 £51,000 +41.66%
Linux
Wales

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 2 July 2016, 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.

1 106 (37.06%) Unix
2 97 (33.92%) Agile Software Development
3 93 (32.52%) Windows
4 82 (28.67%) VMware
5 63 (22.03%) MySQL
6 62 (21.68%) Firewall
7 60 (20.98%) Python
8 59 (20.63%) Apache
9 55 (19.23%) Java
10 51 (17.83%) SQL
10 51 (17.83%) Cisco
10 51 (17.83%) Software Engineering
11 47 (16.43%) C++
11 47 (16.43%) Telecoms
12 45 (15.73%) TCP/IP
13 44 (15.38%) ITIL
14 42 (14.69%) JavaScript
14 42 (14.69%) VMware Infrastructure
15 41 (14.34%) Oracle
15 41 (14.34%) Microsoft
16 40 (13.99%) Internet
16 40 (13.99%) DevOps
17 39 (13.64%) Advertising
18 37 (12.94%) PHP
19 36 (12.59%) Red Hat
20 35 (12.24%) Active Directory
20 35 (12.24%) DNS
20 35 (12.24%) Perl
21 34 (11.89%) Windows Server
22 32 (11.19%) PaaS

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 59 (20.63%) Apache
2 15 (5.24%) MS Exchange
3 14 (4.90%) JBoss
3 14 (4.90%) Tornado
4 10 (3.50%) Tomcat
5 9 (3.15%) OpenStack
6 7 (2.45%) IIS
7 4 (1.40%) CMS
7 4 (1.40%) SAS
8 3 (1.05%) Drupal
8 3 (1.05%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.35%) Confluence
9 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.35%) PowerExchange
9 1 (0.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 26 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 20 (6.99%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (3.85%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 32 (11.19%) PaaS
2 30 (10.49%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (5.24%) Office 365
5 10 (3.50%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (2.10%) IaaS
6 6 (2.10%) SaaS
7 4 (1.40%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 62 (21.68%) Firewall
2 45 (15.73%) TCP/IP
3 40 (13.99%) Internet
4 35 (12.24%) DNS
5 25 (8.74%) SAN
6 24 (8.39%) NAS
7 21 (7.34%) VoIP
8 19 (6.64%) LAN
9 16 (5.59%) WAN
10 15 (5.24%) DHCP
10 15 (5.24%) Ethernet
11 14 (4.90%) HTTP
12 13 (4.55%) OpenLDAP
13 12 (4.20%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 11 (3.85%) iSCSI
15 10 (3.50%) tcpdump
16 9 (3.15%) PBX
16 9 (3.15%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
17 8 (2.80%) VLAN
18 6 (2.10%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (22.03%) MySQL
2 32 (11.19%) Big Data
3 30 (10.49%) SQL Server
4 24 (8.39%) Data Mining
5 21 (7.34%) Relational Database
6 19 (6.64%) RDBMS
7 14 (4.90%) SQLite
8 12 (4.20%) Oracle Database
9 9 (3.15%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (1.75%) SQLPlus
11 4 (1.40%) HPCC
11 4 (1.40%) Oracle Database 12c
12 3 (1.05%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (1.05%) Oracle9i Database
13 2 (0.70%) MongoDB
13 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
14 1 (0.35%) NoSQL
14 1 (0.35%) Redis
14 1 (0.35%) Riak
Development Applications
1 22 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 19 (6.64%) Subversion
3 12 (4.20%) Git (software)
4 11 (3.85%) Maven
5 10 (3.50%) Ant
5 10 (3.50%) JIRA
6 7 (2.45%) Gradle
7 6 (2.10%) Eclipse
7 6 (2.10%) IntelliJ
7 6 (2.10%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (1.40%) JMeter
8 4 (1.40%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (1.40%) TeamCity
9 3 (1.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (1.05%) Cucumber
9 3 (1.05%) TestLink
9 3 (1.05%) The Grinder
9 3 (1.05%) VersionOne
10 2 (0.70%) Hudson
10 2 (0.70%) Selenium
General
1 47 (16.43%) Telecoms
2 39 (13.64%) Advertising
3 30 (10.49%) Marketing
4 22 (7.69%) Finance
5 6 (2.10%) Welsh Language
6 5 (1.75%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.05%) Back Office
7 3 (1.05%) Electronics
8 2 (0.70%) Games
9 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 44 (15.38%) Software Engineer
2 41 (14.34%) Developer
3 38 (13.29%) Support Engineer
4 22 (7.69%) Administrator
4 22 (7.69%) Analyst
5 21 (7.34%) Network Engineer
6 20 (6.99%) IT Engineer
6 20 (6.99%) Systems Administrator
7 17 (5.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 16 (5.59%) C++ Software Engineer
9 13 (4.55%) Architect
9 13 (4.55%) PHP Developer
10 12 (4.20%) 3rd Line Support
10 12 (4.20%) C Software Engineer
10 12 (4.20%) Senior Developer
10 12 (4.20%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 12 (4.20%) Test Engineer
11 11 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 11 (3.85%) Technical Engineer
11 11 (3.85%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (9.79%) HTML
2 26 (9.09%) Web Services
3 24 (8.39%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 18 (6.29%) jQuery
5 17 (5.94%) REST
6 15 (5.24%) Middleware
7 14 (4.90%) CSS
7 14 (4.90%) Flask
7 14 (4.90%) OAuth
7 14 (4.90%) ZeroMQ
8 12 (4.20%) LAMP
9 11 (3.85%) Hibernate
9 11 (3.85%) J2EE
9 11 (3.85%) Spring
10 10 (3.50%) Ajax
10 10 (3.50%) HTML5
11 8 (2.80%) Apache Flex
12 7 (2.45%) JSON
12 7 (2.45%) SOAP
13 6 (2.10%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 14 (4.90%) Informatics
2 14 (4.90%) Life Science
3 13 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (3.50%) Driving Licence
5 9 (3.15%) Public Cloud
6 8 (2.80%) Data Centre
6 8 (2.80%) Fintech
7 7 (2.45%) Mathematics
7 7 (2.45%) Security Operations Centre
8 6 (2.10%) Health Informatics
9 5 (1.75%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.75%) Digital Media
9 5 (1.75%) Digital TV
9 5 (1.75%) Mobile Payment
9 5 (1.75%) Smartphone
10 4 (1.40%) Grid Computing
10 4 (1.40%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.40%) Performance Metrics
10 4 (1.40%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 106 (37.06%) Unix
2 93 (32.52%) Windows
3 34 (11.89%) Windows Server
4 26 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (6.64%) CentOS
6 16 (5.59%) AIX
7 12 (4.20%) Mac OS X
8 11 (3.85%) Solaris
8 11 (3.85%) VyOS
9 9 (3.15%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (2.45%) Android
10 7 (2.45%) Apple iOS
10 7 (2.45%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (1.75%) Debian
11 5 (1.75%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.70%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.35%) HPUX
13 1 (0.35%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.35%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (33.92%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (17.83%) Software Engineering
3 44 (15.38%) ITIL
4 40 (13.99%) DevOps
5 25 (8.74%) E-Commerce
5 25 (8.74%) High Availability
5 25 (8.74%) Mobile Marketing
6 24 (8.39%) Incident Management
7 22 (7.69%) Scrum
7 22 (7.69%) SDLC
8 18 (6.29%) OO
9 16 (5.59%) Configuration Management
9 16 (5.59%) Continuous Delivery
10 14 (4.90%) Analytics
10 14 (4.90%) Cross-Platform Development
10 14 (4.90%) ETL
11 12 (4.20%) MVC
12 11 (3.85%) Functional Programming
12 11 (3.85%) Online Security
13 10 (3.50%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 60 (20.98%) Python
2 55 (19.23%) Java
3 51 (17.83%) SQL
4 47 (16.43%) C++
5 42 (14.69%) JavaScript
6 37 (12.94%) PHP
7 35 (12.24%) Perl
8 29 (10.14%) C
9 22 (7.69%) Bash Shell
10 12 (4.20%) Erlang
11 11 (3.85%) Shell Script
12 8 (2.80%) PowerShell
13 6 (2.10%) PL/SQL
14 5 (1.75%) Groovy
14 5 (1.75%) Haskell
14 5 (1.75%) Lisp
15 4 (1.40%) Objective-C
16 3 (1.05%) C#
16 3 (1.05%) Delphi
17 2 (0.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 27 (9.44%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (9.09%) CCNA
3 14 (4.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 10 (3.50%) CCSA
4 10 (3.50%) CCSE
5 8 (2.80%) Degree
6 5 (1.75%) SC Cleared
6 5 (1.75%) Security Cleared
7 4 (1.40%) ISEB
7 4 (1.40%) ISTQB
8 3 (1.05%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (0.70%) CCNP
9 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.35%) CCIE
10 1 (0.35%) CISA
10 1 (0.35%) CISSP
10 1 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.35%) NCDA
10 1 (0.35%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (9.44%) SLA
2 23 (8.04%) QA
3 3 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.70%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.35%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 42 (14.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (12.24%) Active Directory
3 11 (3.85%) Squid
4 8 (2.80%) NFS
4 8 (2.80%) VMware ESX
5 7 (2.45%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (2.10%) Snort
6 6 (2.10%) vSphere
7 5 (1.75%) Docker
7 5 (1.75%) Samba
8 3 (1.05%) iptables
9 2 (0.70%) Dovecot
9 2 (0.70%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.70%) KVM
9 2 (0.70%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.70%) QEMU
9 2 (0.70%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.35%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.35%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 14 (4.90%) HP Data Protector
1 14 (4.90%) Tivoli
1 14 (4.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 12 (4.20%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (4.20%) Puppet
3 8 (2.80%) Nagios
4 7 (2.45%) Ansible
5 6 (2.10%) BladeLogic
5 6 (2.10%) BMC PATROL
6 5 (1.75%) Rundeck
7 4 (1.40%) AppManager
7 4 (1.40%) HP SiteScope
7 4 (1.40%) NetBackup
7 4 (1.40%) yum
8 3 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (1.05%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.70%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.70%) Munin
9 2 (0.70%) Nessus
9 2 (0.70%) Nmap
Vendors
1 82 (28.67%) VMware
2 51 (17.83%) Cisco
3 41 (14.34%) Microsoft
3 41 (14.34%) Oracle
4 36 (12.59%) Red Hat
5 23 (8.04%) HP
6 20 (6.99%) IBM
7 15 (5.24%) F5
8 14 (4.90%) Brocade
9 12 (4.20%) Citrix
9 12 (4.20%) EMC
9 12 (4.20%) Remedy
10 11 (3.85%) CheckPoint
10 11 (3.85%) Extreme Networks
10 11 (3.85%) Juniper
10 11 (3.85%) SolarWinds
10 11 (3.85%) Vyatta
11 10 (3.50%) CA
11 10 (3.50%) Sage
12 9 (3.15%) Avaya
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