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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 21 18 29
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +11
Permanent jobs citing Linux 123 146 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 9.70% 11.23% 6.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.86% 42.94% 29.25%
Number of salaries quoted 101 137 77
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,800 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £46,600
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
301 340 294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 23.74% 26.15% 22.88%
Number of salaries quoted 264 309 267
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £20,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 -1 118 £40,000 +9.58% 6
West Wales -9 2 £37,500 - 1
North Wales -4 1 £40,500 +88.37% 2
Linux
UK

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 89 (37.71%) VMware
2 70 (29.66%) Unix
2 70 (29.66%) Windows
3 62 (26.27%) Java
4 60 (25.42%) Red Hat
5 57 (24.15%) Python
6 49 (20.76%) Agile Software Development
7 45 (19.07%) Firewall
8 44 (18.64%) Cisco
8 44 (18.64%) Microsoft
9 43 (18.22%) VMware Infrastructure
9 43 (18.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 42 (17.80%) Apache
10 42 (17.80%) JavaScript
11 41 (17.37%) DevOps
12 40 (16.95%) Oracle
13 38 (16.10%) Finance
14 36 (15.25%) Perl
14 36 (15.25%) Jenkins
14 36 (15.25%) Amazon AWS
15 35 (14.83%) SQL
15 35 (14.83%) JBoss
16 34 (14.41%) Active Directory
17 32 (13.56%) DNS
17 32 (13.56%) PHP
18 31 (13.14%) ITIL
18 31 (13.14%) High Availability
19 27 (11.44%) Bash Shell
19 27 (11.44%) Android
19 27 (11.44%) Windows Server

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 42 (17.80%) Apache
2 35 (14.83%) JBoss
3 24 (10.17%) Tomcat
4 13 (5.51%) MS Exchange
5 8 (3.39%) WebSphere
6 5 (2.12%) IIS
6 5 (2.12%) WebLogic
7 4 (1.69%) Confluence
7 4 (1.69%) OpenStack
8 3 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (1.27%) NetWeaver
9 2 (0.85%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.85%) SAS
9 2 (0.85%) Tornado
10 1 (0.42%) nginx
10 1 (0.42%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 1 (0.42%) PowerExchange
10 1 (0.42%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 24 (10.17%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.97%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.12%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 36 (15.25%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (7.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (7.20%) PaaS
4 16 (6.78%) IaaS
5 7 (2.97%) Office 365
6 6 (2.54%) SaaS
7 4 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (1.27%) Bluemix
8 3 (1.27%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.42%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 45 (19.07%) Firewall
2 32 (13.56%) DNS
3 25 (10.59%) LAN
4 21 (8.90%) SAN
5 20 (8.47%) VoIP
6 15 (6.36%) HTTP
7 14 (5.93%) WAN
8 13 (5.51%) Internet
9 12 (5.08%) DHCP
9 12 (5.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 11 (4.66%) TCP/IP
10 11 (4.66%) Wi-Fi
11 10 (4.24%) NAS
12 8 (3.39%) Ethernet
13 7 (2.97%) MPLS
13 7 (2.97%) VPN
14 6 (2.54%) iSCSI
14 6 (2.54%) Kerberos
14 6 (2.54%) Network Security
14 6 (2.54%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (11.02%) MySQL
2 25 (10.59%) SQL Server
3 22 (9.32%) NoSQL
4 17 (7.20%) Relational Database
5 15 (6.36%) MongoDB
5 15 (6.36%) RDBMS
6 13 (5.51%) Big Data
6 13 (5.51%) Oracle Database
7 10 (4.24%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (2.97%) Hadoop
8 7 (2.97%) Neo4j
9 6 (2.54%) Data Mining
10 4 (1.69%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (1.69%) SAP HANA
11 3 (1.27%) HPCC
12 2 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.85%) Oracle Database 12c
12 2 (0.85%) SQL Server 2016
12 2 (0.85%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 36 (15.25%) Jenkins
2 13 (5.51%) Git (software)
3 12 (5.08%) Maven
4 9 (3.81%) JUnit
4 9 (3.81%) Selenium
5 7 (2.97%) Ant
5 7 (2.97%) Sonatype Nexus
6 6 (2.54%) Cucumber
6 6 (2.54%) Eclipse
6 6 (2.54%) JIRA
7 4 (1.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (1.69%) IntelliJ
8 3 (1.27%) Gradle
8 3 (1.27%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.85%) Firebug
9 2 (0.85%) Hudson
9 2 (0.85%) SoapUI
9 2 (0.85%) Subversion
9 2 (0.85%) TestLink
9 2 (0.85%) VersionOne
General
1 38 (16.10%) Finance
2 26 (11.02%) Advertising
3 21 (8.90%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.39%) Marketing
5 4 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.27%) Back Office
6 3 (1.27%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.27%) Retail
6 3 (1.27%) Welsh Language
7 2 (0.85%) Games
7 2 (0.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 45 (19.07%) Administrator
2 32 (13.56%) Developer
3 28 (11.86%) Systems Administrator
4 24 (10.17%) Support Engineer
5 22 (9.32%) DevOps Engineer
6 21 (8.90%) DBA
6 21 (8.90%) Systems Engineer
7 20 (8.47%) Linux Engineer
8 18 (7.63%) Network Engineer
9 15 (6.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 13 (5.51%) Test Engineer
11 12 (5.08%) Java Developer
12 11 (4.66%) Linux Administrator
12 11 (4.66%) Software Engineer
13 10 (4.24%) Analyst
13 10 (4.24%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 9 (3.81%) PHP Developer
14 9 (3.81%) Technical Engineer
15 8 (3.39%) Junior
15 8 (3.39%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (11.02%) HTML
2 22 (9.32%) HTML5
3 17 (7.20%) LAMP
4 15 (6.36%) CSS
5 13 (5.51%) jQuery
6 12 (5.08%) J2EE
6 12 (5.08%) Web Services
7 9 (3.81%) Spring
8 8 (3.39%) REST
9 7 (2.97%) CSS3
9 7 (2.97%) Hibernate
10 6 (2.54%) Laravel
10 6 (2.54%) RESTful
11 5 (2.12%) .NET
11 5 (2.12%) AngularJS
11 5 (2.12%) Apache Flex
11 5 (2.12%) JSON
11 5 (2.12%) Middleware
12 4 (1.69%) ASP.NET
13 3 (1.27%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.63%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.24%) Computer Science
3 9 (3.81%) Clustering
4 7 (2.97%) Fintech
4 7 (2.97%) Public Cloud
5 6 (2.54%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (1.69%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.69%) iSeries
6 4 (1.69%) Security Operations Centre
6 4 (1.69%) User Experience
7 3 (1.27%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.27%) Digital TV
7 3 (1.27%) iDTV
7 3 (1.27%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.85%) Cyber Attack
8 2 (0.85%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.85%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.85%) Informatics
8 2 (0.85%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 70 (29.66%) Unix
1 70 (29.66%) Windows
2 43 (18.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 27 (11.44%) Android
3 27 (11.44%) Windows Server
4 26 (11.02%) CentOS
5 24 (10.17%) Apple iOS
6 13 (5.51%) Solaris
6 13 (5.51%) VyOS
7 11 (4.66%) AIX
8 10 (4.24%) Ubuntu
8 10 (4.24%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (3.81%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (2.97%) Debian
11 6 (2.54%) Mac OS X
12 4 (1.69%) Data ONTAP
13 2 (0.85%) HPUX
13 2 (0.85%) SUSE
13 2 (0.85%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (20.76%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (17.37%) DevOps
3 31 (13.14%) High Availability
3 31 (13.14%) ITIL
4 24 (10.17%) Scrum
5 19 (8.05%) Disaster Recovery
5 19 (8.05%) Software Engineering
6 17 (7.20%) Continuous Delivery
7 16 (6.78%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (5.93%) TDD
9 13 (5.51%) Incident Management
9 13 (5.51%) Multithreading
10 12 (5.08%) Load Balancing
10 12 (5.08%) Open Source
10 12 (5.08%) Problem Management
11 10 (4.24%) Configuration Management
11 10 (4.24%) Performance Tuning
12 9 (3.81%) Network Design
13 8 (3.39%) MVC
13 8 (3.39%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (26.27%) Java
2 57 (24.15%) Python
3 42 (17.80%) JavaScript
4 36 (15.25%) Perl
5 35 (14.83%) SQL
6 32 (13.56%) PHP
7 27 (11.44%) Bash Shell
8 20 (8.47%) C++
9 19 (8.05%) Objective-C
10 14 (5.93%) Shell Script
11 9 (3.81%) C
12 6 (2.54%) Korn
12 6 (2.54%) PowerShell
13 5 (2.12%) C#
13 5 (2.12%) Erlang
13 5 (2.12%) Ruby
14 4 (1.69%) ABAP
14 4 (1.69%) Scala
15 2 (0.85%) Delphi
16 1 (0.42%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 21 (8.90%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (8.47%) CCNA
3 16 (6.78%) Degree
4 9 (3.81%) CCNP
4 9 (3.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (3.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 8 (3.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 7 (2.97%) MCSE
6 7 (2.97%) Security Cleared
7 6 (2.54%) RHCE
8 5 (2.12%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.85%) CCSA
9 2 (0.85%) CCSE
9 2 (0.85%) CEH
9 2 (0.85%) CISSP
9 2 (0.85%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.85%) MCDST
9 2 (0.85%) MCP
9 2 (0.85%) MCSA
9 2 (0.85%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.24%) QA
1 10 (4.24%) SLA
2 4 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.27%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.42%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.42%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 43 (18.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (14.41%) Active Directory
3 16 (6.78%) vSphere
4 9 (3.81%) Hyper-V
5 8 (3.39%) Docker
6 7 (2.97%) VMware ESX
7 6 (2.54%) NFS
7 6 (2.54%) Squid
8 2 (0.85%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.85%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.42%) Firmware
9 1 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 23 (9.75%) Puppet
2 15 (6.36%) Ansible
3 10 (4.24%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (3.39%) HP Data Protector
4 8 (3.39%) Tivoli
4 8 (3.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 5 (2.12%) BladeLogic
5 5 (2.12%) BMC PATROL
6 4 (1.69%) Nagios
6 4 (1.69%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (1.27%) Backup Exec
7 3 (1.27%) SCCM
8 2 (0.85%) AppManager
8 2 (0.85%) HP SiteScope
8 2 (0.85%) Nessus
8 2 (0.85%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.85%) Nmap
8 2 (0.85%) Rundeck
8 2 (0.85%) WhatsUp Gold
8 2 (0.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 89 (37.71%) VMware
2 60 (25.42%) Red Hat
3 44 (18.64%) Cisco
3 44 (18.64%) Microsoft
4 40 (16.95%) Oracle
5 24 (10.17%) Avaya
5 24 (10.17%) F5
6 21 (8.90%) IBM
7 16 (6.78%) Vyatta
8 14 (5.93%) CheckPoint
9 13 (5.51%) HP
10 12 (5.08%) Brocade
11 11 (4.66%) EMC
11 11 (4.66%) SolarWinds
12 10 (4.24%) Citrix
12 10 (4.24%) Extreme Networks
13 8 (3.39%) Intel
14 6 (2.54%) AppDynamics
14 6 (2.54%) Juniper
14 6 (2.54%) SaltStack
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