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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
UK / Wales
Rank 22 14 23
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +9
Permanent jobs citing Linux 91 159 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 8.20% 12.73% 8.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.73% 46.22% 29.61%
Number of salaries quoted 81 152 87
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £30,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £49,200
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 Wales region.

Operating Systems Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
262 344 358
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 23.60% 27.54% 27.18%
Number of salaries quoted 236 311 302
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £21,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £48,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 -2 83 £40,000 +6.66% 9
West Wales -12 2 - - 1
North Wales -8 1 £40,500 -10.00% 1
Mid Wales -8 1 £39,000 -22.00%
Linux
UK

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 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 Wales region with a requirement for Linux.

1 69 (31.36%) VMware
2 67 (30.45%) Unix
3 64 (29.09%) Windows
4 63 (28.64%) Java
5 58 (26.36%) Python
6 54 (24.55%) Red Hat
7 50 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
8 46 (20.91%) JavaScript
9 40 (18.18%) DevOps
10 38 (17.27%) Firewall
10 38 (17.27%) PHP
10 38 (17.27%) Oracle
10 38 (17.27%) Apache
10 38 (17.27%) Jenkins
10 38 (17.27%) VMware Infrastructure
11 37 (16.82%) Finance
12 35 (15.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 34 (15.45%) Amazon AWS
13 34 (15.45%) SQL
14 33 (15.00%) Perl
14 33 (15.00%) HTML
14 33 (15.00%) Android
15 31 (14.09%) Cisco
15 31 (14.09%) Microsoft
16 30 (13.64%) MySQL
16 30 (13.64%) JBoss
17 29 (13.18%) Active Directory
17 29 (13.18%) High Availability
18 28 (12.73%) Apple iOS
18 28 (12.73%) Bash Shell

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 (17.27%) Apache
2 30 (13.64%) JBoss
3 23 (10.45%) Tomcat
4 10 (4.55%) MS Exchange
5 6 (2.73%) OpenStack
6 4 (1.82%) Confluence
6 4 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (1.82%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.36%) NetWeaver
7 3 (1.36%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.91%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (0.91%) IIS
8 2 (0.91%) nginx
8 2 (0.91%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (0.45%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 15 (6.82%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.36%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.91%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 34 (15.45%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (9.09%) PaaS
3 16 (7.27%) IaaS
3 16 (7.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (4.55%) SaaS
5 9 (4.09%) Office 365
6 3 (1.36%) Bluemix
6 3 (1.36%) IBM Cloud
7 2 (0.91%) G Suite
7 2 (0.91%) GitHub
8 1 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.45%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.45%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 38 (17.27%) Firewall
2 24 (10.91%) DNS
3 22 (10.00%) LAN
4 19 (8.64%) VoIP
5 17 (7.73%) SAN
6 15 (6.82%) HTTP
7 11 (5.00%) WAN
8 10 (4.55%) DHCP
8 10 (4.55%) NAS
9 9 (4.09%) TCP/IP
9 9 (4.09%) Wi-Fi
10 8 (3.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 7 (3.18%) VPN
12 6 (2.73%) iSCSI
12 6 (2.73%) Kerberos
12 6 (2.73%) MPLS
12 6 (2.73%) Network Security
12 6 (2.73%) OpenLDAP
12 6 (2.73%) Wireshark
13 5 (2.27%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (13.64%) MySQL
2 23 (10.45%) SQL Server
3 22 (10.00%) NoSQL
4 15 (6.82%) MongoDB
5 13 (5.91%) Big Data
6 12 (5.45%) Relational Database
7 11 (5.00%) Oracle Database
7 11 (5.00%) RDBMS
8 10 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
9 7 (3.18%) Hadoop
9 7 (3.18%) Neo4j
9 7 (3.18%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (2.73%) Data Mining
11 4 (1.82%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (1.82%) HPCC
11 4 (1.82%) SAP HANA
12 3 (1.36%) MariaDB
13 2 (0.91%) SQL Server 2016
14 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
14 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 38 (17.27%) Jenkins
2 14 (6.36%) Maven
3 12 (5.45%) Git (software)
4 9 (4.09%) Ant
4 9 (4.09%) Eclipse
5 8 (3.64%) JUnit
6 7 (3.18%) Selenium
6 7 (3.18%) Sonatype Nexus
7 6 (2.73%) Cucumber
7 6 (2.73%) JIRA
8 4 (1.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (1.82%) IntelliJ
8 4 (1.82%) TeamCity
9 3 (1.36%) Gradle
10 2 (0.91%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.91%) Firebug
10 2 (0.91%) Hudson
10 2 (0.91%) JMeter
10 2 (0.91%) SoapUI
10 2 (0.91%) Subversion
General
1 37 (16.82%) Finance
2 24 (10.91%) Advertising
2 24 (10.91%) Telecoms
3 15 (6.82%) Marketing
4 6 (2.73%) Retail
5 5 (2.27%) Games
6 4 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.36%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.91%) Back Office
8 2 (0.91%) Legal
9 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 42 (19.09%) Developer
2 39 (17.73%) Administrator
3 26 (11.82%) DevOps Engineer
4 23 (10.45%) Linux Engineer
5 21 (9.55%) Systems Administrator
6 20 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
7 19 (8.64%) DBA
8 16 (7.27%) Java Developer
9 14 (6.36%) Support Engineer
10 13 (5.91%) Network Engineer
10 13 (5.91%) PHP Developer
11 12 (5.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 12 (5.45%) Junior
12 11 (5.00%) Analyst
12 11 (5.00%) Linux Administrator
12 11 (5.00%) Test Engineer
13 10 (4.55%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 9 (4.09%) Senior Developer
15 8 (3.64%) Linux Systems Engineer
15 8 (3.64%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (15.00%) HTML
2 27 (12.27%) HTML5
3 19 (8.64%) CSS
4 18 (8.18%) LAMP
5 15 (6.82%) J2EE
6 14 (6.36%) jQuery
6 14 (6.36%) Web Services
7 11 (5.00%) .NET
7 11 (5.00%) REST
7 11 (5.00%) Spring
8 10 (4.55%) CSS3
8 10 (4.55%) RESTful
9 9 (4.09%) Hibernate
9 9 (4.09%) Laravel
10 7 (3.18%) ASP.NET
11 6 (2.73%) AngularJS
12 5 (2.27%) JSON
13 4 (1.82%) iOS SDK
14 3 (1.36%) ASP.NET MVC
14 3 (1.36%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.09%) Clustering
2 9 (4.09%) Computer Science
3 6 (2.73%) Fintech
3 6 (2.73%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (1.82%) iSeries
4 4 (1.82%) Public Cloud
4 4 (1.82%) User Experience
5 3 (1.36%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.36%) Digital TV
5 3 (1.36%) iDTV
5 3 (1.36%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (0.91%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.91%) Data Structures
6 2 (0.91%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.45%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.45%) EPoS
7 1 (0.45%) LPAR
7 1 (0.45%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 67 (30.45%) Unix
2 64 (29.09%) Windows
3 35 (15.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 33 (15.00%) Android
5 28 (12.73%) Apple iOS
6 26 (11.82%) CentOS
7 24 (10.91%) Windows Server
8 13 (5.91%) Ubuntu
9 11 (5.00%) Solaris
9 11 (5.00%) VyOS
10 10 (4.55%) Debian
11 9 (4.09%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (4.09%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (2.27%) AIX
12 5 (2.27%) Mac OS X
13 4 (1.82%) Mac OS
14 3 (1.36%) Data ONTAP
14 3 (1.36%) HPUX
15 2 (0.91%) SUSE
15 2 (0.91%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (18.18%) DevOps
3 29 (13.18%) High Availability
4 26 (11.82%) Scrum
5 24 (10.91%) ITIL
6 19 (8.64%) Disaster Recovery
6 19 (8.64%) TDD
7 17 (7.73%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (7.27%) Software Engineering
9 15 (6.82%) Continuous Delivery
10 14 (6.36%) Open Source
11 13 (5.91%) Configuration Management
11 13 (5.91%) Multithreading
11 13 (5.91%) Problem Management
12 12 (5.45%) Load Balancing
13 11 (5.00%) MVC
14 9 (4.09%) OO
14 9 (4.09%) OOP
14 9 (4.09%) Performance Tuning
14 9 (4.09%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 63 (28.64%) Java
2 58 (26.36%) Python
3 46 (20.91%) JavaScript
4 38 (17.27%) PHP
5 34 (15.45%) SQL
6 33 (15.00%) Perl
7 28 (12.73%) Bash Shell
8 23 (10.45%) Objective-C
9 15 (6.82%) C++
10 13 (5.91%) Shell Script
11 12 (5.45%) C#
12 7 (3.18%) PowerShell
13 6 (2.73%) C
13 6 (2.73%) Korn
13 6 (2.73%) Scala
14 5 (2.27%) Ruby
15 4 (1.82%) ABAP
16 2 (0.91%) Erlang
17 1 (0.45%) R
17 1 (0.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (9.55%) Degree
2 12 (5.45%) CCNA
2 12 (5.45%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (4.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (4.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 7 (3.18%) CCNP
4 7 (3.18%) MCSE
5 6 (2.73%) RHCE
5 6 (2.73%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.36%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.36%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.91%) CEH
7 2 (0.91%) MCDST
7 2 (0.91%) MCP
7 2 (0.91%) MCSA
7 2 (0.91%) MCTS
8 1 (0.45%) CCSA
8 1 (0.45%) CCSE
8 1 (0.45%) CISA
8 1 (0.45%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.55%) QA
2 3 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.91%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.91%) SLA
4 1 (0.45%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 38 (17.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (13.18%) Active Directory
3 16 (7.27%) vSphere
4 9 (4.09%) Hyper-V
5 8 (3.64%) Docker
6 7 (3.18%) VMware ESX
7 6 (2.73%) NFS
7 6 (2.73%) Squid
8 4 (1.82%) Firmware
9 2 (0.91%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 24 (10.91%) Puppet
2 16 (7.27%) Ansible
3 10 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (2.27%) Nagios
5 2 (0.91%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.91%) BladeLogic
5 2 (0.91%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (0.91%) Nessus
5 2 (0.91%) Nmap
5 2 (0.91%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.91%) Rundeck
5 2 (0.91%) SCCM
5 2 (0.91%) vRealize
5 2 (0.91%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (0.45%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.45%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.45%) Kibana
6 1 (0.45%) logstash
6 1 (0.45%) WSUS
6 1 (0.45%) yum
Vendors
1 69 (31.36%) VMware
2 54 (24.55%) Red Hat
3 38 (17.27%) Oracle
4 31 (14.09%) Cisco
4 31 (14.09%) Microsoft
5 17 (7.73%) F5
6 16 (7.27%) Avaya
6 16 (7.27%) IBM
7 14 (6.36%) Vyatta
8 12 (5.45%) CheckPoint
9 11 (5.00%) Brocade
10 9 (4.09%) EMC
10 9 (4.09%) SolarWinds
11 8 (3.64%) Extreme Networks
12 7 (3.18%) AppDynamics
12 7 (3.18%) Splunk
13 6 (2.73%) Intel
13 6 (2.73%) SaltStack
14 5 (2.27%) Blue Coat
14 5 (2.27%) Juniper
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