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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 19 32 18
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -14
Permanent jobs citing Linux 93 80 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 8.58% 6.59% 10.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.57% 26.49% 37.63%
Number of salaries quoted 84 77 98
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -13.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,650 £28,100 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £45,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
277 302 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 25.55% 24.88% 28.05%
Number of salaries quoted 262 283 267
Average salary £34,000 £32,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% -14.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £52,500 £50,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 2014. 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 +10 53 £37,500 - 9
Torfaen +5 17 £37,000 +13.84%
Caerphilly +10 7 £38,000 -15.55%
Newport +12 6 £34,000 -5.55% 1
Bridgend +19 5 £36,500 +4.28% 5
Monmouthshire - 1 £37,500 -
Linux
Wales

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 91 (42.33%) Windows
2 74 (34.42%) VMware
3 66 (30.70%) UNIX
4 56 (26.05%) TCP/IP
5 54 (25.12%) Red Hat
5 54 (25.12%) Firewall
6 53 (24.65%) Agile Software Development
7 52 (24.19%) Java
8 51 (23.72%) Perl
9 45 (20.93%) Python
10 44 (20.47%) MySQL
11 43 (20.00%) ITIL
12 42 (19.53%) Finance
12 42 (19.53%) VMware Infrastructure
13 41 (19.07%) SaaS
13 41 (19.07%) Microsoft
14 39 (18.14%) SAN
15 38 (17.67%) Apache
16 37 (17.21%) Cisco
17 35 (16.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 31 (14.42%) HP
19 30 (13.95%) HTTP
19 30 (13.95%) CentOS
20 28 (13.02%) Welsh Language
20 28 (13.02%) SQL
21 27 (12.56%) Degree
22 25 (11.63%) C++
22 25 (11.63%) HTML
22 25 (11.63%) Clustering
23 22 (10.23%) LAMP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 38 (17.67%) Apache
2 22 (10.23%) Tomcat
3 10 (4.65%) IIS
4 9 (4.19%) JBoss
5 8 (3.72%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (3.72%) Node.js
5 8 (3.72%) Confluence
6 6 (2.79%) MS Exchange
7 4 (1.86%) nginx
8 3 (1.40%) ColdFusion
8 3 (1.40%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.47%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.47%) Tuxedo
10 1 (0.47%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.47%) GlassFish
Applications
1 18 (8.37%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.19%) MS Office
3 5 (2.33%) MS Visio
3 5 (2.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.40%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 41 (19.07%) SaaS
2 12 (5.58%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (3.26%) PaaS
4 6 (2.79%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (1.86%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.40%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.93%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 56 (26.05%) TCP/IP
2 54 (25.12%) Firewall
3 39 (18.14%) SAN
4 30 (13.95%) HTTP
5 22 (10.23%) Internet
6 21 (9.77%) Wireshark
7 17 (7.91%) tcpdump
7 17 (7.91%) VLAN
8 16 (7.44%) LAN
8 16 (7.44%) WAN
9 14 (6.51%) NAS
10 13 (6.05%) Cisco ASA
11 12 (5.58%) Cisco PIX
11 12 (5.58%) BGP
11 12 (5.58%) DNS
12 11 (5.12%) OSPF
13 10 (4.65%) Intrusion Detection
14 8 (3.72%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 8 (3.72%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 8 (3.72%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (20.47%) MySQL
2 22 (10.23%) SQL Server
3 18 (8.37%) Relational Database
4 15 (6.98%) Big Data
5 10 (4.65%) MongoDB
5 10 (4.65%) Hadoop
6 8 (3.72%) CouchDB
6 8 (3.72%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (1.86%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.40%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (1.40%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.40%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.93%) Riak
9 2 (0.93%) Oracle OLAP
9 2 (0.93%) OLTP
9 2 (0.93%) OLAP
10 1 (0.47%) JasperReports
10 1 (0.47%) DB2
10 1 (0.47%) Informix
10 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 22 (10.23%) Jenkins
2 15 (6.98%) JUnit
3 10 (4.65%) JIRA
4 8 (3.72%) Spock
4 8 (3.72%) TestLink
4 8 (3.72%) Apache Ivy
4 8 (3.72%) Gradle
4 8 (3.72%) Git (software)
4 8 (3.72%) Mockito
5 7 (3.26%) Fiddler
6 6 (2.79%) Cucumber
6 6 (2.79%) Eclipse
7 5 (2.33%) Subversion
7 5 (2.33%) Selenium
8 3 (1.40%) GCC
8 3 (1.40%) GDB
8 3 (1.40%) Automake
9 2 (0.93%) JMeter
10 1 (0.47%) Maven
10 1 (0.47%) ClearCase
General
1 42 (19.53%) Finance
2 28 (13.02%) Welsh Language
3 13 (6.05%) Advertising
4 10 (4.65%) Marketing
5 6 (2.79%) French Language
5 6 (2.79%) German Language
5 6 (2.79%) Italian Language
5 6 (2.79%) Spanish Language
5 6 (2.79%) Legal
6 4 (1.86%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.40%) Back Office
7 3 (1.40%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.93%) Games
9 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.47%) Retail
9 1 (0.47%) Billing
Job Titles
1 34 (15.81%) Developer
2 32 (14.88%) Systems Engineer
3 21 (9.77%) Analyst
3 21 (9.77%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 18 (8.37%) Java Developer
4 18 (8.37%) Test Engineer
4 18 (8.37%) Administrator
4 18 (8.37%) Software Engineer
5 17 (7.91%) Linux Engineer
6 16 (7.44%) Linux Administrator
7 15 (6.98%) Systems Administrator
8 14 (6.51%) Support Engineer
8 14 (6.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 14 (6.51%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 12 (5.58%) 3rd Line Support
10 10 (4.65%) Escalation Engineer
10 10 (4.65%) Security Analyst
11 9 (4.19%) Architect
12 7 (3.26%) Graduate
12 7 (3.26%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (11.63%) HTML
2 22 (10.23%) LAMP
2 22 (10.23%) Spring
3 20 (9.30%) Web Services
4 17 (7.91%) Hibernate
5 13 (6.05%) HTML5
6 11 (5.12%) REST
7 10 (4.65%) jQuery
7 10 (4.65%) .NET
8 9 (4.19%) CSS
8 9 (4.19%) XML
8 9 (4.19%) Java EE
9 8 (3.72%) Yii
9 8 (3.72%) Apache Cordova
9 8 (3.72%) D3.js
9 8 (3.72%) JPA
9 8 (3.72%) Grails
10 6 (2.79%) JAX-WS
11 5 (2.33%) JSP
12 4 (1.86%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 25 (11.63%) Clustering
2 20 (9.30%) Computer Science
3 13 (6.05%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (4.19%) HACMP
4 9 (4.19%) Performance Metrics
5 7 (3.26%) DTV
6 6 (2.79%) Client/Server
7 5 (2.33%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.86%) iPad
9 3 (1.40%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.93%) RIA
10 2 (0.93%) Arduino
10 2 (0.93%) iSeries
10 2 (0.93%) Grid Computing
11 1 (0.47%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.47%) Data Integration
11 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.47%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 91 (42.33%) Windows
2 66 (30.70%) UNIX
3 35 (16.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 30 (13.95%) CentOS
5 22 (10.23%) Solaris
6 19 (8.84%) Debian
7 18 (8.37%) AIX
8 15 (6.98%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (5.58%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (3.72%) Windows 7
10 8 (3.72%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (3.72%) Windows XP
11 5 (2.33%) HPUX
11 5 (2.33%) Android
11 5 (2.33%) Apple iOS
12 4 (1.86%) Windows 2000 Server
12 4 (1.86%) Ubuntu
12 4 (1.86%) SUSE
13 1 (0.47%) OS/2
13 1 (0.47%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (24.65%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (20.00%) ITIL
3 20 (9.30%) TDD
4 19 (8.84%) Software Engineering
5 18 (8.37%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (7.91%) OO
6 17 (7.91%) Project Management
6 17 (7.91%) Scrum
7 15 (6.98%) Regression Testing
7 15 (6.98%) Product Management
8 14 (6.51%) Web Development
9 13 (6.05%) Configuration Management
9 13 (6.05%) Network Monitoring
10 12 (5.58%) Network Design
11 11 (5.12%) Incident Management
11 11 (5.12%) BDD
12 10 (4.65%) Mobile Marketing
12 10 (4.65%) Mentoring
12 10 (4.65%) E-Commerce
13 9 (4.19%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 52 (24.19%) Java
2 51 (23.72%) Perl
3 45 (20.93%) Python
4 28 (13.02%) SQL
5 25 (11.63%) C++
6 21 (9.77%) C
6 21 (9.77%) PHP
7 20 (9.30%) Ruby
8 19 (8.84%) Bash Shell
9 18 (8.37%) JavaScript
10 17 (7.91%) C#
11 11 (5.12%) Korn
12 10 (4.65%) Groovy
13 5 (2.33%) Erlang
14 4 (1.86%) Shell Script
15 3 (1.40%) PowerShell
16 2 (0.93%) PHP5
16 2 (0.93%) T-SQL
16 2 (0.93%) AWK
17 1 (0.47%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 27 (12.56%) Degree
2 20 (9.30%) RHCE
3 19 (8.84%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (7.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 14 (6.51%) CCNP
6 10 (4.65%) JNCIS
6 10 (4.65%) CCSE
7 9 (4.19%) CCNA
8 6 (2.79%) Security Cleared
8 6 (2.79%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (2.79%) IBM AIX Certification
8 6 (2.79%) MCITP
9 5 (2.33%) SAP Certification
9 5 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (1.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (1.86%) SC Cleared
10 4 (1.86%) CEH
11 2 (0.93%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.93%) ISEB
11 2 (0.93%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.72%) QA
2 7 (3.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.33%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.40%) SLA
5 1 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 42 (19.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (6.05%) Nmap
3 9 (4.19%) Xen
4 8 (3.72%) XenServer
5 7 (3.26%) Active Directory
6 6 (2.79%) PowerHA
7 4 (1.86%) NFS
8 2 (0.93%) KVM
9 1 (0.47%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.47%) Samba
9 1 (0.47%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.47%) Squid
9 1 (0.47%) Firmware
9 1 (0.47%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.47%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 15 (6.98%) Nessus
2 12 (5.58%) Nagios
3 11 (5.12%) Puppet
4 9 (4.19%) NetBackup
5 8 (3.72%) BMC PATROL
6 5 (2.33%) BladeLogic
6 5 (2.33%) BMC Performance Manager
6 5 (2.33%) SCOM
6 5 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.93%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (0.93%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.93%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.47%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.47%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.47%) YUM
8 1 (0.47%) WSUS
8 1 (0.47%) Ansible
Vendors
1 74 (34.42%) VMware
2 54 (25.12%) Red Hat
3 41 (19.07%) Microsoft
4 37 (17.21%) Cisco
5 31 (14.42%) HP
6 16 (7.44%) Oracle
7 13 (6.05%) CheckPoint
8 12 (5.58%) Blue Coat
8 12 (5.58%) IBM
8 12 (5.58%) Juniper
9 11 (5.12%) NetApp
9 11 (5.12%) 3PAR
10 10 (4.65%) F5
10 10 (4.65%) Websense
10 10 (4.65%) Dell
11 8 (3.72%) Lumension
11 8 (3.72%) SonicWALL
11 8 (3.72%) Aruba
11 8 (3.72%) McAfee
11 8 (3.72%) BMC
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 42 minutes ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £35K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum Extensive Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
South Wales
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff
Cardiff University
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: Competitive + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Newport
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £20000 - £250000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago