The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Swansea region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank - 20 16
Permanent jobs citing Linux 0 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea - 2.15% 7.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 22.22% 28.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 7
Average salary - £52,500 £18,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +187.67%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Linux
West 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 Swansea region.

Operating Systems Category
Swansea
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
7 9 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 15.22% 9.68% 26.88%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 23
Average salary £20,000 £25,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -3.84%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Swansea

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Swansea region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Swansea

Linux
Salary Trend in Swansea

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Swansea region.

Linux Salary Trend in Swansea

Linux
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Swansea

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Swansea 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 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Swansea 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Support
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco