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

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 16 15 25
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Permanent jobs citing Linux 118 136 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 11.17% 11.83% 6.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.58% 44.30% 29.81%
Number of salaries quoted 96 128 71
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,850 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
248 307 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 23.48% 26.70% 23.41%
Number of salaries quoted 218 280 247
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,140
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £20,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 +2 73 £37,500 - 1
Newport -12 16 £41,500 +18.57% 1
Torfaen +5 14 £42,500 +6.25%
Neath Port Talbot +3 6 £37,500 +7.79%
Glamorgan - 2 - -
Blaenau Gwent - 2 - -
Bridgend +3 1 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Linux
Wales

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 86 (37.55%) VMware
2 71 (31.00%) Windows
3 68 (29.69%) Unix
4 61 (26.64%) Java
5 57 (24.89%) Red Hat
6 55 (24.02%) Python
7 49 (21.40%) Agile Software Development
8 45 (19.65%) Firewall
8 45 (19.65%) Cisco
9 43 (18.78%) Apache
10 42 (18.34%) Microsoft
10 42 (18.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 41 (17.90%) VMware Infrastructure
11 41 (17.90%) JavaScript
12 38 (16.59%) Oracle
12 38 (16.59%) DevOps
13 37 (16.16%) Finance
14 34 (14.85%) Perl
14 34 (14.85%) JBoss
15 33 (14.41%) Active Directory
15 33 (14.41%) Amazon AWS
16 32 (13.97%) DNS
16 32 (13.97%) PHP
16 32 (13.97%) SQL
17 31 (13.54%) High Availability
17 31 (13.54%) Jenkins
18 29 (12.66%) ITIL
19 28 (12.23%) Windows Server
20 27 (11.79%) Bash Shell
20 27 (11.79%) Android

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 43 (18.78%) Apache
2 34 (14.85%) JBoss
3 24 (10.48%) Tomcat
4 13 (5.68%) MS Exchange
5 8 (3.49%) WebSphere
6 6 (2.62%) IIS
7 5 (2.18%) WebLogic
8 4 (1.75%) Confluence
9 3 (1.31%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (1.31%) NetWeaver
10 2 (0.87%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (0.87%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.87%) SAS
10 2 (0.87%) Tornado
11 1 (0.44%) nginx
11 1 (0.44%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 1 (0.44%) PowerExchange
11 1 (0.44%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 24 (10.48%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.18%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 33 (14.41%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (7.42%) PaaS
3 16 (6.99%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (6.11%) IaaS
5 7 (3.06%) Office 365
6 6 (2.62%) SaaS
7 4 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (1.31%) Bluemix
8 3 (1.31%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.44%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 45 (19.65%) Firewall
2 32 (13.97%) DNS
3 25 (10.92%) LAN
4 22 (9.61%) SAN
5 20 (8.73%) VoIP
6 15 (6.55%) HTTP
7 14 (6.11%) WAN
8 13 (5.68%) Internet
9 12 (5.24%) DHCP
9 12 (5.24%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 11 (4.80%) TCP/IP
10 11 (4.80%) Wi-Fi
11 10 (4.37%) NAS
12 8 (3.49%) Ethernet
13 7 (3.06%) MPLS
13 7 (3.06%) VPN
14 6 (2.62%) iSCSI
14 6 (2.62%) Kerberos
14 6 (2.62%) Network Security
14 6 (2.62%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (11.35%) MySQL
2 25 (10.92%) SQL Server
3 20 (8.73%) NoSQL
4 15 (6.55%) Relational Database
5 13 (5.68%) Big Data
5 13 (5.68%) MongoDB
5 13 (5.68%) Oracle Database
5 13 (5.68%) RDBMS
6 8 (3.49%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (2.62%) Data Mining
8 5 (2.18%) Hadoop
8 5 (2.18%) Neo4j
9 4 (1.75%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (1.75%) SAP HANA
10 3 (1.31%) HPCC
11 2 (0.87%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.87%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (0.87%) SQL Server 2016
11 2 (0.87%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 31 (13.54%) Jenkins
2 13 (5.68%) Git (software)
3 10 (4.37%) Maven
4 8 (3.49%) JUnit
4 8 (3.49%) Selenium
5 6 (2.62%) Cucumber
5 6 (2.62%) JIRA
6 5 (2.18%) Ant
6 5 (2.18%) Eclipse
6 5 (2.18%) Sonatype Nexus
7 4 (1.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (1.31%) Gradle
8 3 (1.31%) IntelliJ
9 2 (0.87%) Firebug
9 2 (0.87%) Hudson
9 2 (0.87%) JMeter
9 2 (0.87%) SoapUI
9 2 (0.87%) Subversion
9 2 (0.87%) TestLink
9 2 (0.87%) VersionOne
General
1 37 (16.16%) Finance
2 26 (11.35%) Advertising
3 21 (9.17%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.49%) Marketing
5 4 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.31%) Back Office
6 3 (1.31%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.31%) Retail
6 3 (1.31%) Welsh Language
7 2 (0.87%) Games
7 2 (0.87%) Legal
Job Titles
1 44 (19.21%) Administrator
2 32 (13.97%) Developer
3 29 (12.66%) Systems Administrator
4 24 (10.48%) Support Engineer
5 22 (9.61%) Systems Engineer
6 20 (8.73%) Linux Engineer
7 19 (8.30%) DBA
7 19 (8.30%) DevOps Engineer
8 18 (7.86%) Network Engineer
9 15 (6.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 13 (5.68%) Test Engineer
11 12 (5.24%) Java Developer
12 11 (4.80%) Linux Administrator
12 11 (4.80%) Software Engineer
13 10 (4.37%) Analyst
13 10 (4.37%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 9 (3.93%) PHP Developer
14 9 (3.93%) Technical Engineer
15 8 (3.49%) Senior Developer
15 8 (3.49%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (11.35%) HTML
2 22 (9.61%) HTML5
3 17 (7.42%) LAMP
4 14 (6.11%) CSS
5 12 (5.24%) J2EE
5 12 (5.24%) jQuery
5 12 (5.24%) Web Services
6 9 (3.93%) Spring
7 7 (3.06%) CSS3
7 7 (3.06%) Hibernate
7 7 (3.06%) REST
8 6 (2.62%) Laravel
8 6 (2.62%) RESTful
9 5 (2.18%) .NET
9 5 (2.18%) Apache Flex
9 5 (2.18%) JSON
9 5 (2.18%) Middleware
10 4 (1.75%) AngularJS
10 4 (1.75%) ASP.NET
11 3 (1.31%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.55%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.93%) Clustering
2 9 (3.93%) Computer Science
3 7 (3.06%) Fintech
3 7 (3.06%) Public Cloud
4 6 (2.62%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (1.75%) Data Centre
5 4 (1.75%) iSeries
5 4 (1.75%) Security Operations Centre
5 4 (1.75%) User Experience
6 3 (1.31%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.31%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.87%) Cyber Attack
7 2 (0.87%) Driving Licence
7 2 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.87%) Informatics
7 2 (0.87%) Life Science
8 1 (0.44%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.44%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.44%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 71 (31.00%) Windows
2 68 (29.69%) Unix
3 42 (18.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 28 (12.23%) Windows Server
5 27 (11.79%) Android
6 26 (11.35%) CentOS
7 24 (10.48%) Apple iOS
8 13 (5.68%) Solaris
8 13 (5.68%) VyOS
9 11 (4.80%) AIX
10 10 (4.37%) Ubuntu
10 10 (4.37%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (3.93%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (3.06%) Debian
13 6 (2.62%) Mac OS X
14 4 (1.75%) Data ONTAP
15 2 (0.87%) HPUX
15 2 (0.87%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.44%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (21.40%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (16.59%) DevOps
3 31 (13.54%) High Availability
4 29 (12.66%) ITIL
5 24 (10.48%) Scrum
6 19 (8.30%) Software Engineering
7 17 (7.42%) Disaster Recovery
8 16 (6.99%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (6.55%) Continuous Delivery
10 14 (6.11%) TDD
11 13 (5.68%) Incident Management
11 13 (5.68%) Multithreading
12 12 (5.24%) Problem Management
13 10 (4.37%) Load Balancing
13 10 (4.37%) Open Source
14 9 (3.93%) Network Design
15 8 (3.49%) MVC
15 8 (3.49%) Performance Tuning
16 7 (3.06%) Microservices
16 7 (3.06%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 61 (26.64%) Java
2 55 (24.02%) Python
3 41 (17.90%) JavaScript
4 34 (14.85%) Perl
5 32 (13.97%) PHP
5 32 (13.97%) SQL
6 27 (11.79%) Bash Shell
7 20 (8.73%) C++
8 19 (8.30%) Objective-C
9 12 (5.24%) Shell Script
10 9 (3.93%) C
11 6 (2.62%) Korn
11 6 (2.62%) PowerShell
12 5 (2.18%) C#
12 5 (2.18%) Erlang
12 5 (2.18%) Ruby
13 4 (1.75%) ABAP
13 4 (1.75%) Scala
14 2 (0.87%) Delphi
15 1 (0.44%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 21 (9.17%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (8.73%) CCNA
3 15 (6.55%) Degree
4 9 (3.93%) CCNP
4 9 (3.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 8 (3.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 7 (3.06%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (3.06%) Security Cleared
7 6 (2.62%) RHCE
8 5 (2.18%) MCSE
8 5 (2.18%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.87%) CCSA
9 2 (0.87%) CCSE
9 2 (0.87%) CEH
9 2 (0.87%) CISSP
9 2 (0.87%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.44%) CISA
10 1 (0.44%) CISM
10 1 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.44%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.37%) QA
1 10 (4.37%) SLA
2 4 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.31%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.44%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.44%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 41 (17.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (14.41%) Active Directory
3 16 (6.99%) vSphere
4 9 (3.93%) Hyper-V
5 8 (3.49%) Docker
6 7 (3.06%) VMware ESX
7 6 (2.62%) NFS
7 6 (2.62%) Squid
8 2 (0.87%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.87%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.44%) Firmware
9 1 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 18 (7.86%) Puppet
2 13 (5.68%) Ansible
3 8 (3.49%) HP Data Protector
3 8 (3.49%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (3.49%) Tivoli
3 8 (3.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 5 (2.18%) BladeLogic
4 5 (2.18%) BMC PATROL
5 4 (1.75%) Nagios
5 4 (1.75%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (1.31%) Backup Exec
6 3 (1.31%) SCCM
7 2 (0.87%) AppManager
7 2 (0.87%) HP SiteScope
7 2 (0.87%) Nessus
7 2 (0.87%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.87%) Nmap
7 2 (0.87%) Rundeck
7 2 (0.87%) WhatsUp Gold
7 2 (0.87%) WSUS
Vendors
1 86 (37.55%) VMware
2 57 (24.89%) Red Hat
3 45 (19.65%) Cisco
4 42 (18.34%) Microsoft
5 38 (16.59%) Oracle
6 25 (10.92%) Avaya
7 24 (10.48%) F5
8 21 (9.17%) IBM
9 16 (6.99%) Vyatta
10 14 (6.11%) CheckPoint
11 13 (5.68%) HP
12 12 (5.24%) Brocade
13 11 (4.80%) EMC
13 11 (4.80%) SolarWinds
14 10 (4.37%) Extreme Networks
15 8 (3.49%) Citrix
15 8 (3.49%) Intel
16 6 (2.62%) AppDynamics
16 6 (2.62%) Juniper
16 6 (2.62%) Splunk
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Spring Technology
Salary: £27000 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport, Gwent
IntaPeople
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
viola.group
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum plus company benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
European Aeronautical Group UK Ltd.
Posted: 17 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago