The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Swansea region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
West Wales / Swansea
Rank 35 22 12
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -10
Permanent jobs citing Linux 2 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 2.15% 6.49% 7.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.70% 33.33% 41.67%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 5
Median salary - £46,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.77%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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
23 15 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 24.73% 19.48% 19.05%
Number of salaries quoted 21 8 10
Median salary £27,500 £25,750 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.79% +14.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £19,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Swansea

The demand trend of job ads across the Swansea region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Swansea

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 Swansea region with a requirement for Linux.

1 2 (28.57%) Ant
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) MCP
1 2 (28.57%) Unix
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 2 (28.57%) Citrix
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
1 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
1 2 (28.57%) MCSE
1 2 (28.57%) MCSA
1 2 (28.57%) Python
1 2 (28.57%) Service Management
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) SUSE
1 2 (28.57%) VMware
1 2 (28.57%) MCDST
1 2 (28.57%) MCTS
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (28.57%) TeamCity
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (28.57%) Puppet
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL V2
1 2 (28.57%) SIEM
1 2 (28.57%) OpenStack
1 2 (28.57%) Rackspace

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea 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 2 (28.57%) OpenStack
2 1 (14.29%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (28.57%) IaaS
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Ant
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
1 2 (28.57%) Maven
1 2 (28.57%) TeamCity
2 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
2 1 (14.29%) IntelliJ
2 1 (14.29%) JUnit
2 1 (14.29%) NetBeans
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Cybersecurity Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) EJB
1 1 (14.29%) Java EE
1 1 (14.29%) JPA
1 1 (14.29%) jQuery
1 1 (14.29%) JSF
1 1 (14.29%) REST
1 1 (14.29%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) SUSE
1 2 (28.57%) Unix
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
1 2 (28.57%) Continuous Deployment
1 2 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (28.57%) DevOps
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL V2
1 2 (28.57%) Service Management
1 2 (28.57%) SIEM
2 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) MCDST
1 2 (28.57%) MCP
1 2 (28.57%) MCSA
1 2 (28.57%) MCSE
1 2 (28.57%) MCTS
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Ansible
1 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (28.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Citrix
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) Rackspace
1 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
1 2 (28.57%) SaltStack
1 2 (28.57%) VMware