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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 11 20 28
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +8
Permanent jobs citing Linux 159 102 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 13.73% 8.56% 7.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.60% 28.33% 36.32%
Number of salaries quoted 153 83 59
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,600 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £59,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average 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
334 360 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 28.84% 30.23% 21.52%
Number of salaries quoted 306 301 169
Average salary £35,000 £38,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% +15.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 13 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(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 +6 65 £40,000 - 19
Newport +23 41 £32,500 -15.58% 2
Torfaen -1 32 £45,000 -5.26%
Bridgend +4 10 £24,000 - 1
Caerphilly - 6 £32,500 -
Monmouthshire - 6 £40,000 -
Glamorgan +2 1 £18,000 -
Linux
Wales

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 125 (40.45%) Unix
2 103 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 92 (29.77%) Windows
4 87 (28.16%) Java
5 69 (22.33%) JavaScript
6 65 (21.04%) Telecoms
7 64 (20.71%) Python
8 62 (20.06%) VMware
9 56 (18.12%) SQL
10 53 (17.15%) Apache
10 53 (17.15%) TCP/IP
11 52 (16.83%) C++
12 49 (15.86%) Web Services
13 47 (15.21%) MySQL
13 47 (15.21%) Firewall
13 47 (15.21%) Software Engineering
14 46 (14.89%) Red Hat
15 44 (14.24%) Cisco
15 44 (14.24%) Oracle
15 44 (14.24%) Perl
16 41 (13.27%) Scrum
17 40 (12.94%) SAN
17 40 (12.94%) SDLC
18 39 (12.62%) Computer Science
19 38 (12.30%) Microsoft
19 38 (12.30%) HTML
20 37 (11.97%) Advertising
21 35 (11.33%) VMware Infrastructure
22 34 (11.00%) PHP
23 33 (10.68%) Bash Shell

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 53 (17.15%) Apache
2 18 (5.83%) MS Exchange
3 17 (5.50%) Tomcat
4 14 (4.53%) JBoss
5 6 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (1.94%) OpenStack
6 4 (1.29%) Confluence
6 4 (1.29%) Node.js
7 3 (0.97%) IIS
7 3 (0.97%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (0.97%) Skype for Business
7 3 (0.97%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.65%) Drupal
8 2 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.32%) CMS
9 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.32%) nginx
Applications
1 19 (6.15%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.91%) MS Office
3 6 (1.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 26 (8.41%) PaaS
2 16 (5.18%) SaaS
3 13 (4.21%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (3.56%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (2.59%) Office 365
6 7 (2.27%) GitHub
6 7 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.32%) DigitalOcean
7 1 (0.32%) Dropbox
7 1 (0.32%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 53 (17.15%) TCP/IP
2 47 (15.21%) Firewall
3 40 (12.94%) SAN
4 32 (10.36%) DNS
5 27 (8.74%) HTTP
5 27 (8.74%) NAS
6 26 (8.41%) Ethernet
7 24 (7.77%) VoIP
8 22 (7.12%) DHCP
9 21 (6.80%) Internet
10 19 (6.15%) OpenLDAP
11 15 (4.85%) iSCSI
11 15 (4.85%) LAN
11 15 (4.85%) WAN
12 13 (4.21%) tcpdump
13 12 (3.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 9 (2.91%) Network Security
14 9 (2.91%) VPN
15 8 (2.59%) Kerberos
15 8 (2.59%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (15.21%) MySQL
2 27 (8.74%) Big Data
3 22 (7.12%) Data Mining
4 18 (5.83%) SQL Server
5 14 (4.53%) MongoDB
5 14 (4.53%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (2.91%) Oracle Database
7 6 (1.94%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (1.62%) HPCC
8 5 (1.62%) NoSQL
8 5 (1.62%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.29%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (1.29%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (0.97%) Neo4j
10 3 (0.97%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (0.97%) Oracle Database 12c
10 3 (0.97%) Oracle9i Database
11 2 (0.65%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.65%) Voldemort
Development Applications
1 31 (10.03%) Jenkins
2 20 (6.47%) Maven
3 19 (6.15%) Git (software)
4 18 (5.83%) Eclipse
5 17 (5.50%) Ant
5 17 (5.50%) Subversion
6 13 (4.21%) Gradle
6 13 (4.21%) IntelliJ
7 10 (3.24%) JIRA
8 9 (2.91%) JMeter
9 7 (2.27%) Cucumber
10 6 (1.94%) Hudson
10 6 (1.94%) JUnit
10 6 (1.94%) Selenium
11 5 (1.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (1.62%) NetBeans
11 5 (1.62%) TeamCity
12 4 (1.29%) FitNesse
12 4 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (1.29%) VersionOne
General
1 65 (21.04%) Telecoms
2 37 (11.97%) Advertising
3 28 (9.06%) Marketing
4 24 (7.77%) Finance
5 9 (2.91%) Back Office
6 6 (1.94%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.62%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.29%) Retail
9 3 (0.97%) Electronics
10 2 (0.65%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.32%) Games
11 1 (0.32%) Law
11 1 (0.32%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 47 (15.21%) Developer
2 31 (10.03%) Software Engineer
3 26 (8.41%) Administrator
3 26 (8.41%) Analyst
4 22 (7.12%) Java Developer
4 22 (7.12%) Systems Administrator
4 22 (7.12%) Test Engineer
5 20 (6.47%) Support Engineer
6 19 (6.15%) Automation Engineer
6 19 (6.15%) Network Engineer
7 18 (5.83%) IT Engineer
7 18 (5.83%) Test Automation Engineer
8 17 (5.50%) C++ Software Engineer
9 16 (5.18%) Installations Engineer
9 16 (5.18%) Java Engineer
9 16 (5.18%) Software Developer
10 15 (4.85%) Architect
11 13 (4.21%) Linux Administrator
12 12 (3.88%) 3rd Line Support
13 11 (3.56%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (15.86%) Web Services
2 38 (12.30%) HTML
3 31 (10.03%) REST
4 20 (6.47%) CSS
5 19 (6.15%) Spring
6 16 (5.18%) HTML5
6 16 (5.18%) RESTful
7 15 (4.85%) J2EE
8 13 (4.21%) Hibernate
9 11 (3.56%) jQuery
9 11 (3.56%) XML
10 10 (3.24%) .NET
10 10 (3.24%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 8 (2.59%) SOAP
12 7 (2.27%) LAPP Stack
13 6 (1.94%) 802.1X
13 6 (1.94%) Ext JS
13 6 (1.94%) Java EE
13 6 (1.94%) JPA
13 6 (1.94%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 39 (12.62%) Computer Science
2 24 (7.77%) DTV
3 23 (7.44%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (6.15%) Clustering
5 17 (5.50%) Driving Licence
6 16 (5.18%) Digital Media
7 10 (3.24%) Grid Computing
8 9 (2.91%) Data Centre
9 8 (2.59%) Security Operations Centre
10 7 (2.27%) User Experience
11 5 (1.62%) Client/Server
12 4 (1.29%) IPTV
12 4 (1.29%) Mobile App
12 4 (1.29%) Streaming Video
13 3 (0.97%) AS400
13 3 (0.97%) Cyber Attack
13 3 (0.97%) Replication
14 2 (0.65%) Algorithms
14 2 (0.65%) Data Structures
14 2 (0.65%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 125 (40.45%) Unix
2 92 (29.77%) Windows
3 33 (10.68%) Windows Server
4 27 (8.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (5.83%) Solaris
6 17 (5.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (4.53%) CentOS
8 13 (4.21%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (3.88%) Android
9 12 (3.88%) Apple iOS
9 12 (3.88%) Mac OS X
9 12 (3.88%) VyOS
10 11 (3.56%) AIX
11 8 (2.59%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (1.29%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.97%) OS/400
14 2 (0.65%) VMS
15 1 (0.32%) Debian
15 1 (0.32%) SUSE
15 1 (0.32%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (15.21%) Software Engineering
3 41 (13.27%) Scrum
4 40 (12.94%) SDLC
5 30 (9.71%) ITIL
6 26 (8.41%) Cybersecurity
7 23 (7.44%) E-Commerce
7 23 (7.44%) Mobile Marketing
8 22 (7.12%) ETL
9 21 (6.80%) High Availability
10 20 (6.47%) OO
11 19 (6.15%) Test Management
12 18 (5.83%) Continuous Delivery
12 18 (5.83%) TDD
13 16 (5.18%) API Testing
13 16 (5.18%) Automation Testing
13 16 (5.18%) Service Delivery
14 15 (4.85%) Functional Programming
15 14 (4.53%) MVC
16 13 (4.21%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 87 (28.16%) Java
2 69 (22.33%) JavaScript
3 64 (20.71%) Python
4 56 (18.12%) SQL
5 52 (16.83%) C++
6 44 (14.24%) Perl
7 34 (11.00%) PHP
8 33 (10.68%) Bash Shell
9 25 (8.09%) C
10 15 (4.85%) C#
11 14 (4.53%) Erlang
11 14 (4.53%) Haskell
11 14 (4.53%) Lisp
12 11 (3.56%) Objective-C
13 9 (2.91%) PowerShell
14 8 (2.59%) Scala
14 8 (2.59%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.97%) Ruby
16 2 (0.65%) Korn
16 2 (0.65%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (6.47%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (6.15%) Degree
3 18 (5.83%) CCNA
4 11 (3.56%) CCSA
4 11 (3.56%) CCSE
5 10 (3.24%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (2.59%) ISEB
6 8 (2.59%) ISTQB
7 5 (1.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (0.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (0.97%) RHCE
8 3 (0.97%) SCSA
8 3 (0.97%) Sun Certification
8 3 (0.97%) VCP5
9 2 (0.65%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.32%) CCIE
10 1 (0.32%) CCNP
10 1 (0.32%) CNA
10 1 (0.32%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (8.74%) QA
2 11 (3.56%) SLA
3 2 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.32%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 35 (11.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (8.41%) Active Directory
3 16 (5.18%) Snort
4 13 (4.21%) Squid
5 12 (3.88%) vSphere
6 11 (3.56%) NFS
7 7 (2.27%) Docker
7 7 (2.27%) vCloud
7 7 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (1.94%) Dovecot
8 6 (1.94%) KVM
8 6 (1.94%) QEMU
8 6 (1.94%) Samba
9 4 (1.29%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.97%) DFS Replication
10 3 (0.97%) Firmware
10 3 (0.97%) Hyper-V
10 3 (0.97%) iptables
10 3 (0.97%) VMware Server
11 2 (0.65%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 13 (4.21%) NetBackup
2 12 (3.88%) Puppet
3 11 (3.56%) Nagios
4 8 (2.59%) Ansible
5 6 (1.94%) Munin
5 6 (1.94%) Pacemaker
6 5 (1.62%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (1.29%) yum
8 2 (0.65%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.65%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (0.65%) Rundeck
8 2 (0.65%) SCCM
8 2 (0.65%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (0.65%) WSUS
9 1 (0.32%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.32%) Oracle ZFS
9 1 (0.32%) Salt
9 1 (0.32%) SELinux
9 1 (0.32%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 62 (20.06%) VMware
2 46 (14.89%) Red Hat
3 44 (14.24%) Cisco
3 44 (14.24%) Oracle
4 38 (12.30%) Microsoft
5 24 (7.77%) IBM
6 21 (6.80%) Brocade
7 20 (6.47%) HP
8 16 (5.18%) 3PAR
8 16 (5.18%) EMC
9 14 (4.53%) NetApp
10 13 (4.21%) Juniper
11 12 (3.88%) CheckPoint
11 12 (3.88%) F5
11 12 (3.88%) SolarWinds
11 12 (3.88%) Vyatta
12 11 (3.56%) CA
13 9 (2.91%) Symantec
13 9 (2.91%) Veritas
14 8 (2.59%) Avaya
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Tank Recruitment Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £0.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40000 - 50000
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30000 - 40000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff
Zion Recruitment
Salary: £0 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 Per Annum To £30K + Shares + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 Per Annum To £32K + Shares + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum To £35K + Shares + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + £4000 bonus, pension, benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: Competitive + Shares + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £16000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum + benfits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Wales
Sonovate
Salary: £25k - £40k + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff
LexisNexis Risk Solutions UK
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Cardiff
Oho Group
Salary: £25k - 35k per year + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago