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 2 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 11 24 17
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -7
Permanent jobs citing Linux 168 91 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 13.91% 8.45% 9.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 43.30% 32.73% 40.71%
Number of salaries quoted 155 83 99
Average salary £37,000 £33,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.12% +1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £43,600 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
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
388 278 253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 32.12% 25.81% 24.30%
Number of salaries quoted 339 252 240
Average salary £36,000 £33,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

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 2 June 2015.

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 2 June 2015. 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 -1 63 £35,000 +6.06% 12
Torfaen +11 44 £37,500 +22.95% 2
Newport +12 31 £36,000 +5.88% 4
Caerphilly +4 9 £40,000 -9.09%
Bridgend +6 8 £36,000 -1.36% 1
Vale of Glamorgan - 2 £26,000 -
Glamorgan - 1 £27,500 -
Linux
Wales

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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.

1 109 (38.65%) Windows
2 92 (32.62%) Java
3 91 (32.27%) Agile Software Development
4 83 (29.43%) Perl
5 67 (23.76%) JavaScript
6 65 (23.05%) UNIX
7 62 (21.99%) VMware
8 59 (20.92%) Python
9 54 (19.15%) TCP/IP
10 52 (18.44%) Microsoft
11 50 (17.73%) Bash Shell
12 45 (15.96%) Apache
12 45 (15.96%) Finance
13 44 (15.60%) Scrum
13 44 (15.60%) SQL
14 42 (14.89%) C++
15 40 (14.18%) MySQL
16 39 (13.83%) Client/Server
16 39 (13.83%) Jenkins
17 38 (13.48%) HTML
18 37 (13.12%) Web Services
18 37 (13.12%) Red Hat
18 37 (13.12%) Software Engineering
19 36 (12.77%) SQL Server
19 36 (12.77%) HTTP
19 36 (12.77%) Windows Server 2012
20 35 (12.41%) Analytical Skills
21 34 (12.06%) Windows Server 2003
21 34 (12.06%) Big Data
22 32 (11.35%) Korn

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 45 (15.96%) Apache
2 19 (6.74%) IIS
3 18 (6.38%) Confluence
4 16 (5.67%) IBM HTTP Server
4 16 (5.67%) WebSphere
5 12 (4.26%) Tomcat
6 11 (3.90%) Node.js
7 9 (3.19%) MS Exchange
8 6 (2.13%) JBoss
8 6 (2.13%) nginx
9 5 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (1.77%) WebLogic
10 4 (1.42%) SharePoint
10 4 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.71%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.35%) Lync
13 1 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 15 (5.32%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.48%) MS Office
3 6 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 30 (10.64%) SaaS
1 30 (10.64%) PaaS
2 20 (7.09%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (3.55%) GitHub
4 7 (2.48%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.06%) Office 365
5 3 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.71%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.35%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.35%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 54 (19.15%) TCP/IP
2 36 (12.77%) HTTP
3 25 (8.87%) Firewall
4 19 (6.74%) VoIP
4 19 (6.74%) SNMP
5 14 (4.96%) SAN
6 13 (4.61%) Ethernet
7 11 (3.90%) Multicast
7 11 (3.90%) Unicast
7 11 (3.90%) DVB
7 11 (3.90%) IGMP
7 11 (3.90%) RTSP
8 10 (3.55%) BGP
9 9 (3.19%) Internet
9 9 (3.19%) DHCP
9 9 (3.19%) SSH
9 9 (3.19%) Intrusion Detection
10 6 (2.13%) DNS
10 6 (2.13%) Broadband
10 6 (2.13%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (14.18%) MySQL
2 36 (12.77%) SQL Server
3 34 (12.06%) Big Data
4 30 (10.64%) Data Mining
5 22 (7.80%) MongoDB
6 15 (5.32%) NoSQL
7 10 (3.55%) Oracle Database
7 10 (3.55%) VoltDB
8 7 (2.48%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (2.13%) Relational Database
10 4 (1.42%) SQLite
11 3 (1.06%) HPCC
11 3 (1.06%) Couchbase
11 3 (1.06%) Amazon RDS
11 3 (1.06%) CouchDB
12 2 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.35%) Apache Cassandra
13 1 (0.35%) Riak
13 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (0.35%) Voldemort
Development Applications
1 39 (13.83%) Jenkins
2 30 (10.64%) JUnit
3 29 (10.28%) Cucumber
4 26 (9.22%) Git (software)
5 18 (6.38%) JIRA
6 16 (5.67%) Subversion
7 14 (4.96%) Selenium
8 11 (3.90%) TestLink
9 9 (3.19%) Eclipse
10 7 (2.48%) Maven
11 5 (1.77%) Hudson
11 5 (1.77%) JMeter
12 4 (1.42%) Xcode
12 4 (1.42%) Visual Studio
12 4 (1.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 3 (1.06%) NetBeans
14 2 (0.71%) Ant
14 2 (0.71%) IntelliJ
14 2 (0.71%) FitNesse
14 2 (0.71%) jMock
General
1 45 (15.96%) Finance
2 32 (11.35%) Marketing
2 32 (11.35%) Advertising
3 20 (7.09%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.13%) Electronics
5 5 (1.77%) Welsh Language
5 5 (1.77%) Back Office
5 5 (1.77%) Multimedia
6 3 (1.06%) Retail
7 2 (0.71%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.35%) Automotive
8 1 (0.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (17.02%) Developer
2 35 (12.41%) Software Engineer
3 28 (9.93%) Analyst
4 27 (9.57%) 3rd Line Support
5 19 (6.74%) Team Leader
6 17 (6.03%) Administrator
7 14 (4.96%) Systems Administrator
7 14 (4.96%) Test Engineer
8 13 (4.61%) Technical Support
8 13 (4.61%) PHP Developer
9 12 (4.26%) Systems Engineer
10 11 (3.90%) Senior Developer
10 11 (3.90%) Test Team Leader
11 10 (3.55%) Technical Analyst
11 10 (3.55%) Support Analyst
12 9 (3.19%) Technical Support Analyst
12 9 (3.19%) Java Developer
13 8 (2.84%) Linux Engineer
13 8 (2.84%) Operations Manager
14 7 (2.48%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (13.48%) HTML
2 37 (13.12%) Web Services
3 25 (8.87%) CSS
4 23 (8.16%) REST
5 20 (7.09%) .NET
6 15 (5.32%) HTML5
7 14 (4.96%) jQuery
8 11 (3.90%) Zend Framework
8 11 (3.90%) JSON
9 9 (3.19%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 9 (3.19%) Spring
10 8 (2.84%) RESTful
10 8 (2.84%) AngularJS
11 7 (2.48%) STL
11 7 (2.48%) LAMP
12 6 (2.13%) Java EE
13 5 (1.77%) RabbitMQ
13 5 (1.77%) ASP.NET
13 5 (1.77%) J2EE
13 5 (1.77%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 39 (13.83%) Client/Server
2 35 (12.41%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (10.28%) DTV
4 27 (9.57%) User Experience
5 25 (8.87%) AS400
6 24 (8.51%) Computer Science
7 11 (3.90%) Statistics
7 11 (3.90%) Data Centre
7 11 (3.90%) Clustering
8 9 (3.19%) Algorithms
8 9 (3.19%) Public Cloud
9 8 (2.84%) Management Information System
10 6 (2.13%) Life Science
11 5 (1.77%) Performance Metrics
12 4 (1.42%) Web 2.0
12 4 (1.42%) Video Conferencing
12 4 (1.42%) Mobile App
13 3 (1.06%) Data Structures
13 3 (1.06%) Grid Computing
14 2 (0.71%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 109 (38.65%) Windows
2 65 (23.05%) UNIX
3 36 (12.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 34 (12.06%) Windows Server 2003
5 30 (10.64%) CentOS
6 29 (10.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 25 (8.87%) OS/400
8 24 (8.51%) Solaris
9 13 (4.61%) Apple iOS
10 11 (3.90%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (3.19%) Android
12 8 (2.84%) Mac OS
13 7 (2.48%) AIX
14 4 (1.42%) Debian
14 4 (1.42%) Ubuntu
15 3 (1.06%) Windows 7
16 2 (0.71%) HPUX
16 2 (0.71%) FreeBSD
17 1 (0.35%) Windows Mobile
17 1 (0.35%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (32.27%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (15.60%) Scrum
3 37 (13.12%) Software Engineering
4 31 (10.99%) E-Commerce
5 30 (10.64%) Mobile Marketing
5 30 (10.64%) SDLC
6 29 (10.28%) Product Management
6 29 (10.28%) TDD
7 28 (9.93%) Test Automation
8 27 (9.57%) Continuous Integration
9 25 (8.87%) BDD
10 24 (8.51%) Test Management
11 22 (7.80%) Regression Testing
12 20 (7.09%) OO
13 18 (6.38%) ITIL
13 18 (6.38%) MVC
14 17 (6.03%) ETL
15 15 (5.32%) Software Testing
16 13 (4.61%) Automation Testing
17 12 (4.26%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 92 (32.62%) Java
2 83 (29.43%) Perl
3 67 (23.76%) JavaScript
4 59 (20.92%) Python
5 50 (17.73%) Bash Shell
6 44 (15.60%) SQL
7 42 (14.89%) C++
8 32 (11.35%) Korn
9 29 (10.28%) PHP
10 27 (9.57%) C#
11 25 (8.87%) C
12 20 (7.09%) Objective-C
13 13 (4.61%) Ruby
13 13 (4.61%) Shell Script
14 11 (3.90%) Groovy
15 9 (3.19%) PHP5
16 6 (2.13%) Erlang
17 5 (1.77%) PowerShell
18 4 (1.42%) Embedded C
18 4 (1.42%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 31 (10.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 29 (10.28%) Degree
3 25 (8.87%) VCP5
4 14 (4.96%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (3.55%) CCNA
6 7 (2.48%) RHCE
7 4 (1.42%) SAP Certification
7 4 (1.42%) CCIE
8 3 (1.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (1.06%) CCNP
8 3 (1.06%) CISSP
8 3 (1.06%) ISEB
9 2 (0.71%) CEH
9 2 (0.71%) Security+ Certification
9 2 (0.71%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.35%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.35%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.35%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.35%) GCIA
10 1 (0.35%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.74%) QA
2 8 (2.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (2.13%) SLA
4 4 (1.42%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 29 (10.28%) Active Directory
2 24 (8.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.84%) Firmware
4 4 (1.42%) VMware Server
5 3 (1.06%) Snort
6 2 (0.71%) XenApp
6 2 (0.71%) XenServer
6 2 (0.71%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.35%) KVM
7 1 (0.35%) iptables
7 1 (0.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (4.96%) Puppet
2 6 (2.13%) Ansible
3 5 (1.77%) Nagios
4 4 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.06%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.71%) Nmap
6 2 (0.71%) Nessus
6 2 (0.71%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (0.71%) SCCM
6 2 (0.71%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (0.71%) Zenoss
6 2 (0.71%) yum
7 1 (0.35%) Graphite
7 1 (0.35%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.35%) logstash
7 1 (0.35%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.35%) BMC Performance Manager
7 1 (0.35%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 62 (21.99%) VMware
2 52 (18.44%) Microsoft
3 37 (13.12%) Red Hat
4 32 (11.35%) Oracle
5 29 (10.28%) IBM
6 21 (7.45%) Cisco
7 13 (4.61%) Perforce
8 12 (4.26%) Zend
9 8 (2.84%) HP
10 7 (2.48%) Veritas
11 6 (2.13%) SAP
11 6 (2.13%) Dell
11 6 (2.13%) Citrix
12 5 (1.77%) Apple
12 5 (1.77%) Sybase
13 4 (1.42%) NetApp
13 4 (1.42%) SolarWinds
13 4 (1.42%) 3PAR
14 2 (0.71%) Blue Coat
14 2 (0.71%) Teradata
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35k - 46k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Newport
CPS Group
Salary: £35k - 46k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group (UK) Ltd
Salary: Excellent Benefits!
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cardiff, South Wales, Wales
Cardiff University
Salary: £31,342 - £37,394 per annum (Grade 6), plus attractive defined-benefits pension and 37 days per annum holiday entitlement
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £21000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £25,000 - £33,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + Excellent Benefits!!
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £45k - 55k per year + Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 11 days ago
Newport
CPS Group
Salary: £25k - 28k per year + Excellence Benefits Package
Posted: 18 days ago
Cwmbran
CPS Group
Salary: £38k - 41k per year + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago