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

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 13 11 26
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +15
Permanent jobs citing Linux 125 161 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 10.92% 13.75% 8.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.37% 42.48% 31.50%
Number of salaries quoted 107 146 78
Median salary £40,000 £37,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +12.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,000 £44,150
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
295 379 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 25.76% 32.37% 25.63%
Number of salaries quoted 253 332 247
Median salary £36,477 £36,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.32% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £25,800 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £43,550 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +1 72 £40,000 +14.28% 6
Bridgend +6 21 £38,500 +6.94% 3
Newport -9 15 £37,500 +4.16%
Torfaen -5 14 £47,000 +22.07% 1
Caerphilly +9 4 £68,500 +71.25% 1
Linux
Wales

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 113 (37.67%) Unix
2 110 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
3 88 (29.33%) Windows
4 74 (24.67%) VMware
5 68 (22.67%) MySQL
6 63 (21.00%) Apache
6 63 (21.00%) Firewall
7 58 (19.33%) Telecoms
7 58 (19.33%) Python
8 56 (18.67%) Java
9 52 (17.33%) Software Engineering
10 51 (17.00%) JavaScript
10 51 (17.00%) SQL
11 48 (16.00%) TCP/IP
11 48 (16.00%) Cisco
11 48 (16.00%) Advertising
12 47 (15.67%) C++
13 43 (14.33%) VMware Infrastructure
14 42 (14.00%) ITIL
15 41 (13.67%) Big Data
16 40 (13.33%) PaaS
17 38 (12.67%) Marketing
17 38 (12.67%) PHP
18 37 (12.33%) Oracle
18 37 (12.33%) DNS
18 37 (12.33%) SAN
18 37 (12.33%) NAS
19 35 (11.67%) Internet
20 34 (11.33%) Web Services
21 33 (11.00%) Perl

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 63 (21.00%) Apache
2 16 (5.33%) MS Exchange
3 12 (4.00%) OpenStack
3 12 (4.00%) Tornado
4 9 (3.00%) JBoss
4 9 (3.00%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.33%) CMS
5 4 (1.33%) IIS
5 4 (1.33%) Node.js
6 3 (1.00%) Drupal
7 1 (0.33%) Confluence
7 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.33%) SAS
7 1 (0.33%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 21 (7.00%) MS Excel
2 19 (6.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (3.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 40 (13.33%) PaaS
2 26 (8.67%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (6.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (5.00%) Office 365
5 7 (2.33%) GitHub
6 5 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (1.67%) SaaS
7 4 (1.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 63 (21.00%) Firewall
2 48 (16.00%) TCP/IP
3 37 (12.33%) DNS
3 37 (12.33%) NAS
3 37 (12.33%) SAN
4 35 (11.67%) Internet
5 29 (9.67%) VoIP
6 23 (7.67%) LAN
7 22 (7.33%) Ethernet
8 21 (7.00%) OpenLDAP
9 20 (6.67%) WAN
10 18 (6.00%) iSCSI
11 17 (5.67%) DHCP
12 16 (5.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 15 (5.00%) HTTP
14 11 (3.67%) tcpdump
15 10 (3.33%) Kerberos
15 10 (3.33%) Network Security
16 9 (3.00%) PBX
16 9 (3.00%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (22.67%) MySQL
2 41 (13.67%) Big Data
3 32 (10.67%) Data Mining
4 28 (9.33%) SQL Server
5 17 (5.67%) Relational Database
6 15 (5.00%) RDBMS
7 12 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (4.00%) SQLite
8 9 (3.00%) Oracle Database
9 5 (1.67%) HPCC
9 5 (1.67%) SQLPlus
10 4 (1.33%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (1.00%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (1.00%) Oracle Database 12c
11 3 (1.00%) Oracle9i Database
12 2 (0.67%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (0.33%) NoSQL
13 1 (0.33%) Redis
13 1 (0.33%) Riak
Development Applications
1 25 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 20 (6.67%) Subversion
3 13 (4.33%) Git (software)
3 13 (4.33%) Maven
4 12 (4.00%) Ant
4 12 (4.00%) JIRA
5 9 (3.00%) Gradle
5 9 (3.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (2.67%) Eclipse
6 8 (2.67%) IntelliJ
7 7 (2.33%) Octopus Deploy
7 7 (2.33%) TeamCity
8 5 (1.67%) JMeter
9 3 (1.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (1.00%) Cucumber
9 3 (1.00%) TestLink
9 3 (1.00%) The Grinder
9 3 (1.00%) VersionOne
10 2 (0.67%) JUnit
10 2 (0.67%) NUnit
General
1 58 (19.33%) Telecoms
2 48 (16.00%) Advertising
3 38 (12.67%) Marketing
4 27 (9.00%) Finance
5 5 (1.67%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.33%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.33%) Welsh Language
7 3 (1.00%) Electronics
8 2 (0.67%) Games
9 1 (0.33%) Back Office
9 1 (0.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 45 (15.00%) Developer
2 44 (14.67%) Software Engineer
3 33 (11.00%) Support Engineer
4 30 (10.00%) Analyst
5 25 (8.33%) Network Engineer
6 24 (8.00%) IT Engineer
7 19 (6.33%) C++ Software Engineer
8 18 (6.00%) Administrator
8 18 (6.00%) Systems Administrator
9 17 (5.67%) Installations Engineer
10 15 (5.00%) Architect
11 14 (4.67%) C Software Engineer
11 14 (4.67%) PHP Developer
12 13 (4.33%) 3rd Line Support
12 13 (4.33%) C/C++ Software Engineer
12 13 (4.33%) Test Engineer
13 12 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 12 (4.00%) Senior Developer
14 11 (3.67%) Java Developer
14 11 (3.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (11.33%) Web Services
2 32 (10.67%) HTML
3 23 (7.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 22 (7.33%) REST
5 20 (6.67%) jQuery
6 17 (5.67%) CSS
7 13 (4.33%) Hibernate
7 13 (4.33%) J2EE
7 13 (4.33%) Spring
8 12 (4.00%) Flask
8 12 (4.00%) LAMP
8 12 (4.00%) Middleware
8 12 (4.00%) OAuth
8 12 (4.00%) ZeroMQ
9 11 (3.67%) Ajax
9 11 (3.67%) HTML5
10 8 (2.67%) RESTful
10 8 (2.67%) SOAP
11 7 (2.33%) JSON
11 7 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (9.67%) Computer Science
2 25 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (4.67%) Driving Licence
4 12 (4.00%) Informatics
4 12 (4.00%) Life Science
5 9 (3.00%) Data Centre
6 7 (2.33%) Digital Media
6 7 (2.33%) DTV
6 7 (2.33%) Security Operations Centre
6 7 (2.33%) Smartphone
7 6 (2.00%) Fintech
7 6 (2.00%) Health Informatics
7 6 (2.00%) Mathematics
8 5 (1.67%) Clustering
8 5 (1.67%) Grid Computing
8 5 (1.67%) Mobile Payment
9 4 (1.33%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.33%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.33%) Performance Metrics
9 4 (1.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 113 (37.67%) Unix
2 88 (29.33%) Windows
3 32 (10.67%) Windows Server
4 19 (6.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (6.00%) CentOS
6 16 (5.33%) VyOS
7 13 (4.33%) Mac OS X
8 11 (3.67%) AIX
9 9 (3.00%) Solaris
9 9 (3.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (2.67%) Android
10 8 (2.67%) Apple iOS
11 7 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (1.67%) Ubuntu
13 4 (1.33%) Debian
14 2 (0.67%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.33%) HPUX
15 1 (0.33%) Windows 10
15 1 (0.33%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (17.33%) Software Engineering
3 42 (14.00%) ITIL
4 33 (11.00%) E-Commerce
4 33 (11.00%) Mobile Marketing
5 32 (10.67%) DevOps
6 30 (10.00%) Scrum
7 27 (9.00%) High Availability
7 27 (9.00%) SDLC
8 21 (7.00%) OO
9 19 (6.33%) Configuration Management
10 18 (6.00%) ETL
11 17 (5.67%) Incident Management
12 16 (5.33%) Continuous Delivery
13 15 (5.00%) Test Scripting
14 14 (4.67%) Automated Testing
14 14 (4.67%) MVC
15 12 (4.00%) Analytics
15 12 (4.00%) Cross-Platform Development
15 12 (4.00%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 58 (19.33%) Python
2 56 (18.67%) Java
3 51 (17.00%) JavaScript
3 51 (17.00%) SQL
4 47 (15.67%) C++
5 38 (12.67%) PHP
6 33 (11.00%) Perl
7 32 (10.67%) C
8 25 (8.33%) Bash Shell
9 12 (4.00%) Erlang
10 10 (3.33%) PowerShell
11 9 (3.00%) Shell Script
12 7 (2.33%) Haskell
12 7 (2.33%) Lisp
13 6 (2.00%) PL/SQL
14 4 (1.33%) Groovy
14 4 (1.33%) Objective-C
15 3 (1.00%) Scala
16 2 (0.67%) C#
17 1 (0.33%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 27 (9.00%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (8.67%) CCNA
3 14 (4.67%) CCSA
3 14 (4.67%) CCSE
4 9 (3.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 8 (2.67%) Degree
6 7 (2.33%) ISEB
6 7 (2.33%) ISTQB
7 6 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (1.00%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (0.67%) CCIE
9 2 (0.67%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.67%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.33%) CCNP
10 1 (0.33%) CISA
10 1 (0.33%) CNA
10 1 (0.33%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (10.00%) QA
2 26 (8.67%) SLA
3 2 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 43 (14.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (10.00%) Active Directory
3 16 (5.33%) Squid
4 12 (4.00%) NFS
5 10 (3.33%) Snort
6 9 (3.00%) vSphere
7 7 (2.33%) vCloud
8 6 (2.00%) Samba
8 6 (2.00%) VMware ESX
9 5 (1.67%) Docker
9 5 (1.67%) Dovecot
9 5 (1.67%) KVM
9 5 (1.67%) QEMU
9 5 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (1.00%) iptables
11 2 (0.67%) Hyper-V
12 1 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 15 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (4.67%) Puppet
3 13 (4.33%) Nagios
4 11 (3.67%) NetBackup
5 10 (3.33%) Ansible
6 9 (3.00%) HP Data Protector
6 9 (3.00%) Tivoli
6 9 (3.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 7 (2.33%) yum
8 5 (1.67%) Munin
8 5 (1.67%) Pacemaker
8 5 (1.67%) Rundeck
9 4 (1.33%) BladeLogic
9 4 (1.33%) BMC PATROL
10 3 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.33%) AppManager
11 1 (0.33%) HP SiteScope
11 1 (0.33%) Nessus
11 1 (0.33%) Nmap
11 1 (0.33%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 74 (24.67%) VMware
2 48 (16.00%) Cisco
3 37 (12.33%) Oracle
4 32 (10.67%) Red Hat
5 30 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 25 (8.33%) Brocade
6 25 (8.33%) HP
7 22 (7.33%) IBM
8 17 (5.67%) EMC
9 16 (5.33%) CheckPoint
9 16 (5.33%) Extreme Networks
9 16 (5.33%) F5
9 16 (5.33%) Juniper
9 16 (5.33%) SolarWinds
9 16 (5.33%) Vyatta
10 15 (5.00%) NetApp
11 14 (4.67%) CA
12 11 (3.67%) 3PAR
13 10 (3.33%) Remedy
13 10 (3.33%) Sage
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + £5.5k bonus, 10% pension etc
Posted: 12 hours ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Attenda
Posted: Yesterday
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
JGR Recruitment Group
Salary: From £16,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £16000 - £20000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £25000 - £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £0 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
Nagra Media UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago