The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 21 16 16
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 118 172 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 8.66% 12.47% 10.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.06% 46.74% 38.98%
Number of salaries quoted 98 149 127
Median salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,350 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
Linux
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Operating Systems Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
310 368 354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 22.74% 26.69% 26.78%
Number of salaries quoted 265 322 325
Median salary £33,786 £37,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.68% +12.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £23,300 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £44,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.73%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the Wales region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Linux
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Linux Salary Trend in Wales

Linux
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Wales region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Wales

Linux
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Wales region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -3 115 £40,000 +11.11% 8
West Wales - 2 £48,750 - 1
Mid Wales -25 1 - - 1
Linux
UK

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, 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 Wales region with a requirement for Linux.

1 92 (37.70%) Windows
2 89 (36.48%) Unix
3 86 (35.25%) VMware
4 65 (26.64%) Agile Software Development
5 63 (25.82%) Firewall
6 55 (22.54%) Microsoft
7 54 (22.13%) Cisco
8 52 (21.31%) Java
9 50 (20.49%) ITIL
9 50 (20.49%) Python
10 46 (18.85%) MySQL
11 44 (18.03%) Red Hat
11 44 (18.03%) Software Engineering
11 44 (18.03%) VMware Infrastructure
12 43 (17.62%) Oracle
13 41 (16.80%) DevOps
14 40 (16.39%) Active Directory
15 38 (15.57%) C++
15 38 (15.57%) Apache
16 35 (14.34%) SQL
16 35 (14.34%) Amazon AWS
17 32 (13.11%) MS Excel
17 32 (13.11%) Internet
17 32 (13.11%) Windows Server
18 31 (12.70%) SQL Server
19 30 (12.30%) Cisco Certification
20 29 (11.89%) SLA
20 29 (11.89%) DNS
20 29 (11.89%) CCNA
20 29 (11.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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 38 (15.57%) Apache
2 21 (8.61%) MS Exchange
3 17 (6.97%) JBoss
4 14 (5.74%) Tornado
5 10 (4.10%) Tomcat
6 9 (3.69%) OpenStack
7 7 (2.87%) WebSphere
8 6 (2.46%) IIS
9 4 (1.64%) SAS
10 3 (1.23%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.82%) Confluence
12 1 (0.41%) CMS
12 1 (0.41%) nginx
12 1 (0.41%) PowerExchange
12 1 (0.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 32 (13.11%) MS Excel
2 22 (9.02%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (5.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 35 (14.34%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (10.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (6.56%) PaaS
4 14 (5.74%) Office 365
5 9 (3.69%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (3.28%) IaaS
7 5 (2.05%) SaaS
8 3 (1.23%) GitHub
9 1 (0.41%) Bluemix
9 1 (0.41%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.41%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 63 (25.82%) Firewall
2 32 (13.11%) Internet
3 29 (11.89%) DNS
4 27 (11.07%) TCP/IP
5 23 (9.43%) SAN
6 22 (9.02%) LAN
7 19 (7.79%) NAS
8 15 (6.15%) VoIP
9 14 (5.74%) HTTP
10 13 (5.33%) WAN
11 11 (4.51%) DHCP
11 11 (4.51%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 10 (4.10%) VLAN
13 8 (3.28%) PuTTY
13 8 (3.28%) SSH
13 8 (3.28%) Telnet
14 7 (2.87%) Ethernet
14 7 (2.87%) Wireshark
15 6 (2.46%) tcpdump
15 6 (2.46%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (18.85%) MySQL
2 31 (12.70%) SQL Server
3 19 (7.79%) Relational Database
4 18 (7.38%) Big Data
5 17 (6.97%) RDBMS
6 14 (5.74%) SQLite
7 12 (4.92%) Oracle Database
8 11 (4.51%) Data Mining
9 6 (2.46%) NoSQL
9 6 (2.46%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (2.05%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (2.05%) Oracle Database 12c
10 5 (2.05%) SQLPlus
11 4 (1.64%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (1.64%) Oracle9i Database
12 1 (0.41%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.41%) DB2
12 1 (0.41%) PowerCenter
12 1 (0.41%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 17 (6.97%) Jenkins
2 9 (3.69%) Git (software)
2 9 (3.69%) JIRA
2 9 (3.69%) Subversion
3 6 (2.46%) Selenium
4 5 (2.05%) JUnit
5 4 (1.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (1.64%) Cucumber
5 4 (1.64%) Eclipse
5 4 (1.64%) Gradle
5 4 (1.64%) Hudson
5 4 (1.64%) IntelliJ
5 4 (1.64%) Maven
5 4 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (1.64%) TeamCity
6 3 (1.23%) Ant
6 3 (1.23%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (0.82%) TestLink
7 2 (0.82%) The Grinder
7 2 (0.82%) VersionOne
General
1 28 (11.48%) Finance
2 26 (10.66%) Advertising
3 22 (9.02%) Telecoms
4 11 (4.51%) Marketing
5 7 (2.87%) Welsh Language
6 5 (2.05%) Back Office
7 3 (1.23%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.82%) Games
8 2 (0.82%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 35 (14.34%) Support Engineer
2 32 (13.11%) Software Engineer
3 31 (12.70%) Developer
4 27 (11.07%) Administrator
5 25 (10.25%) Systems Administrator
6 17 (6.97%) Analyst
6 17 (6.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 16 (6.56%) Linux Engineer
8 15 (6.15%) IT Engineer
8 15 (6.15%) Network Engineer
9 14 (5.74%) 1st Line Support
9 14 (5.74%) Technical Engineer
10 13 (5.33%) Java Developer
10 13 (5.33%) Systems Engineer
10 13 (5.33%) Technical Support
10 13 (5.33%) Technical Support Engineer
11 12 (4.92%) 1st Line Engineer
11 12 (4.92%) 1st Line Support Engineer
12 10 (4.10%) DevOps Engineer
13 9 (3.69%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (8.20%) HTML
2 19 (7.79%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 15 (6.15%) Middleware
4 14 (5.74%) Flask
4 14 (5.74%) HTML5
4 14 (5.74%) OAuth
4 14 (5.74%) ZeroMQ
5 11 (4.51%) J2EE
6 10 (4.10%) Hibernate
6 10 (4.10%) jQuery
6 10 (4.10%) Spring
6 10 (4.10%) Web Services
7 9 (3.69%) REST
8 8 (3.28%) Ajax
8 8 (3.28%) CSS
9 7 (2.87%) LAMP
10 6 (2.46%) Apache Flex
10 6 (2.46%) JSON
10 6 (2.46%) SOAP
11 5 (2.05%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.15%) Computer Science
2 14 (5.74%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (5.74%) Informatics
2 14 (5.74%) Life Science
3 11 (4.51%) Public Cloud
4 8 (3.28%) Fintech
4 8 (3.28%) Security Operations Centre
5 6 (2.46%) Health Informatics
5 6 (2.46%) Mathematics
6 5 (2.05%) Mobile Payment
7 4 (1.64%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.64%) Driving Licence
7 4 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.64%) iSeries
7 4 (1.64%) Smartphone
8 3 (1.23%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.23%) Statistics
9 2 (0.82%) Cyber Attack
9 2 (0.82%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 92 (37.70%) Windows
2 89 (36.48%) Unix
3 32 (13.11%) Windows Server
4 29 (11.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (9.02%) CentOS
6 18 (7.38%) AIX
7 17 (6.97%) Solaris
8 12 (4.92%) VyOS
9 11 (4.51%) Mac OS X
10 10 (4.10%) Android
11 9 (3.69%) Apple iOS
11 9 (3.69%) Ubuntu
11 9 (3.69%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (2.46%) Debian
14 4 (1.64%) Data ONTAP
15 3 (1.23%) SUSE
16 1 (0.41%) HPUX
16 1 (0.41%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (26.64%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (20.49%) ITIL
3 44 (18.03%) Software Engineering
4 41 (16.80%) DevOps
5 29 (11.89%) Incident Management
6 26 (10.66%) High Availability
7 16 (6.56%) Scrum
8 15 (6.15%) Analytics
9 14 (5.74%) Cross-Platform Development
10 12 (4.92%) E-Commerce
10 12 (4.92%) Service Management
11 11 (4.51%) Mobile Marketing
11 11 (4.51%) Multithreading
11 11 (4.51%) OO
11 11 (4.51%) SDLC
12 10 (4.10%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (3.69%) Continuous Improvement
13 9 (3.69%) Functional Programming
13 9 (3.69%) Logistics
13 9 (3.69%) Online Security
Programming Languages
1 52 (21.31%) Java
2 50 (20.49%) Python
3 38 (15.57%) C++
4 35 (14.34%) SQL
5 27 (11.07%) JavaScript
6 26 (10.66%) Perl
7 25 (10.25%) PHP
8 20 (8.20%) C
9 17 (6.97%) Bash Shell
10 12 (4.92%) Erlang
11 9 (3.69%) Shell Script
12 8 (3.28%) Objective-C
12 8 (3.28%) PowerShell
13 5 (2.05%) PL/SQL
14 4 (1.64%) Groovy
15 3 (1.23%) C#
15 3 (1.23%) Delphi
16 2 (0.82%) Haskell
16 2 (0.82%) Korn
16 2 (0.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (12.30%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (11.89%) CCNA
3 17 (6.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 10 (4.10%) Degree
5 7 (2.87%) SC Cleared
5 7 (2.87%) Security Cleared
6 6 (2.46%) CCNP
7 4 (1.64%) CCSA
7 4 (1.64%) CCSE
7 4 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (1.64%) Oracle Certification
8 3 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.82%) CEH
9 2 (0.82%) RHCE
10 1 (0.41%) CISA
10 1 (0.41%) CISSP
10 1 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.41%) MCDST
10 1 (0.41%) MCTS
10 1 (0.41%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (11.89%) SLA
2 9 (3.69%) QA
3 4 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.23%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.41%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.41%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 44 (18.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (16.39%) Active Directory
3 9 (3.69%) VMware ESX
4 7 (2.87%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (2.05%) Docker
5 5 (2.05%) vSphere
6 3 (1.23%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.23%) NFS
6 3 (1.23%) Squid
7 2 (0.82%) iptables
7 2 (0.82%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.82%) Snort
7 2 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.41%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 17 (6.97%) HP Data Protector
1 17 (6.97%) Tivoli
1 17 (6.97%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 13 (5.33%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (4.51%) Puppet
4 9 (3.69%) Ansible
5 8 (3.28%) BladeLogic
5 8 (3.28%) BMC PATROL
5 8 (3.28%) Nagios
6 5 (2.05%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (1.64%) AppManager
7 4 (1.64%) Backup Exec
7 4 (1.64%) HP SiteScope
7 4 (1.64%) Nessus
7 4 (1.64%) Nmap
8 3 (1.23%) ServiceCenter
8 3 (1.23%) yum
9 2 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.82%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 86 (35.25%) VMware
2 55 (22.54%) Microsoft
3 54 (22.13%) Cisco
4 44 (18.03%) Red Hat
5 43 (17.62%) Oracle
6 28 (11.48%) HP
7 19 (7.79%) IBM
8 17 (6.97%) Avaya
9 16 (6.56%) Citrix
10 15 (6.15%) F5
11 13 (5.33%) Remedy
11 13 (5.33%) Vyatta
12 12 (4.92%) Brocade
13 10 (4.10%) CheckPoint
13 10 (4.10%) Sage
14 9 (3.69%) Extreme Networks
14 9 (3.69%) NetApp
14 9 (3.69%) SolarWinds
15 8 (3.28%) BMC
15 8 (3.28%) EMC
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