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 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
West Wales / Swansea
Rank 28 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs citing Linux 7 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 6.03% 5.41% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.00% 28.57% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 0
Median salary £42,500 £46,250 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.10% -
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +1.19%

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
20 14 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 17.24% 18.92% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 18 8 0
Median salary £40,000 £25,750 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+55.33% -
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 28 February 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 7 (70.00%) Python
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
1 7 (70.00%) SIEM
2 6 (60.00%) Firewall
2 6 (60.00%) Finance
3 5 (50.00%) VMware
4 4 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (30.00%) Splunk
5 3 (30.00%) CentOS
5 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
6 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
6 2 (20.00%) Clearswift
6 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (20.00%) DNS
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco
6 2 (20.00%) Ant
6 2 (20.00%) TeamCity
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (20.00%) vSphere
6 2 (20.00%) Puppet
6 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (20.00%) Maven
6 2 (20.00%) Palo Alto
6 2 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment
6 2 (20.00%) Security Monitoring
6 2 (20.00%) IaaS
6 2 (20.00%) Jenkins

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 (20.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (20.00%) IaaS
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) Firewall
2 2 (20.00%) DNS
2 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Ant
1 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (20.00%) Maven
1 2 (20.00%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Security Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Cybersecurity Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) IT Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) IT Security Engineer
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) CentOS
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) SUSE
3 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) SIEM
2 4 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment
3 2 (20.00%) DevOps
3 2 (20.00%) Security Monitoring
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL V2
4 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CEH
1 1 (10.00%) CISSP
1 1 (10.00%) MCDST
1 1 (10.00%) MCP
1 1 (10.00%) MCSA
1 1 (10.00%) MCSE
1 1 (10.00%) MCTS
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Ansible
1 2 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (20.00%) Puppet
2 1 (10.00%) QRadar
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (30.00%) Splunk
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco
3 2 (20.00%) Clearswift
3 2 (20.00%) Palo Alto
3 2 (20.00%) Rackspace
3 2 (20.00%) SaltStack
4 1 (10.00%) AlienVault
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago