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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 21 17 20
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 123 179 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 9.37% 12.58% 8.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.73% 45.90% 34.13%
Number of salaries quoted 102 159 101
Median salary £41,500 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,775 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £44,738 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.51% +5.00%
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
302 390 334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 23.00% 27.41% 26.30%
Number of salaries quoted 262 351 304
Median salary £35,000 £36,750 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +11.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,530 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+0.08% +4.16%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 -2 119 £40,250 +7.33% 25
West Wales - 4 £48,750 - 5
Linux
UK

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 93 (37.35%) VMware
2 86 (34.54%) Windows
3 80 (32.13%) Unix
4 63 (25.30%) Agile Software Development
5 61 (24.50%) Python
6 60 (24.10%) Firewall
7 59 (23.69%) Java
8 57 (22.89%) Microsoft
9 54 (21.69%) ITIL
10 51 (20.48%) Cisco
10 51 (20.48%) DevOps
11 48 (19.28%) Red Hat
12 46 (18.47%) VMware Infrastructure
13 45 (18.07%) Amazon AWS
14 43 (17.27%) MySQL
15 42 (16.87%) Oracle
16 40 (16.06%) Active Directory
17 37 (14.86%) SQL
18 35 (14.06%) Perl
18 35 (14.06%) Windows Server
19 34 (13.65%) C++
19 34 (13.65%) Software Engineering
20 33 (13.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 33 (13.25%) JavaScript
20 33 (13.25%) MS Excel
20 33 (13.25%) Finance
21 32 (12.85%) SQL Server
22 31 (12.45%) Apache
22 31 (12.45%) Internet
23 30 (12.05%) PHP

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 31 (12.45%) Apache
2 22 (8.84%) MS Exchange
3 18 (7.23%) JBoss
4 12 (4.82%) Tornado
5 11 (4.42%) Tomcat
6 10 (4.02%) OpenStack
7 7 (2.81%) WebSphere
8 6 (2.41%) IIS
9 4 (1.61%) Confluence
9 4 (1.61%) SAS
10 3 (1.20%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.40%) CMS
11 1 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.40%) nginx
11 1 (0.40%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 33 (13.25%) MS Excel
2 20 (8.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (4.42%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 45 (18.07%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (11.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (5.62%) Office 365
4 11 (4.42%) IaaS
4 11 (4.42%) PaaS
5 9 (3.61%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (2.01%) SaaS
7 3 (1.20%) Bluemix
7 3 (1.20%) GitHub
7 3 (1.20%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.40%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 60 (24.10%) Firewall
2 31 (12.45%) Internet
3 29 (11.65%) DNS
4 24 (9.64%) SAN
5 19 (7.63%) LAN
5 19 (7.63%) TCP/IP
6 17 (6.83%) NAS
7 16 (6.43%) VoIP
8 13 (5.22%) HTTP
9 11 (4.42%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 10 (4.02%) VLAN
10 10 (4.02%) WAN
11 9 (3.61%) DHCP
12 8 (3.21%) PuTTY
12 8 (3.21%) SSH
12 8 (3.21%) Telnet
12 8 (3.21%) VPN
13 7 (2.81%) Ethernet
13 7 (2.81%) Wi-Fi
13 7 (2.81%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (17.27%) MySQL
2 32 (12.85%) SQL Server
3 22 (8.84%) Relational Database
4 20 (8.03%) RDBMS
5 13 (5.22%) NoSQL
6 12 (4.82%) Big Data
6 12 (4.82%) SQLite
7 11 (4.42%) Oracle Database
8 7 (2.81%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (2.41%) Data Mining
9 6 (2.41%) MongoDB
10 4 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (1.61%) Oracle Database 12c
11 3 (1.20%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (1.20%) Oracle9i Database
11 3 (1.20%) SQLPlus
12 2 (0.80%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.80%) HPCC
12 2 (0.80%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 25 (10.04%) Jenkins
2 11 (4.42%) Git (software)
2 11 (4.42%) JIRA
3 7 (2.81%) JUnit
3 7 (2.81%) Selenium
3 7 (2.81%) Subversion
4 5 (2.01%) Maven
4 5 (2.01%) TeamCity
5 4 (1.61%) Ant
5 4 (1.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (1.61%) Cucumber
5 4 (1.61%) Eclipse
5 4 (1.61%) Gradle
5 4 (1.61%) Hudson
5 4 (1.61%) IntelliJ
5 4 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.20%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (0.80%) ClearCase
7 2 (0.80%) ClearQuest
7 2 (0.80%) VersionOne
General
1 33 (13.25%) Finance
2 23 (9.24%) Advertising
3 18 (7.23%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.81%) Welsh Language
5 6 (2.41%) Marketing
6 5 (2.01%) Back Office
7 4 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.20%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.80%) Games
9 2 (0.80%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.40%) Legal
Job Titles
1 37 (14.86%) Administrator
2 33 (13.25%) Support Engineer
3 29 (11.65%) Developer
3 29 (11.65%) Systems Administrator
4 24 (9.64%) Software Engineer
5 20 (8.03%) Linux Engineer
6 18 (7.23%) DevOps Engineer
7 17 (6.83%) Network Engineer
8 16 (6.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 15 (6.02%) IT Engineer
10 14 (5.62%) DBA
10 14 (5.62%) Technical Engineer
11 13 (5.22%) 1st Line Support
11 13 (5.22%) Analyst
11 13 (5.22%) Java Developer
11 13 (5.22%) Systems Engineer
11 13 (5.22%) Technical Support
11 13 (5.22%) Technical Support Engineer
12 11 (4.42%) 1st Line Engineer
12 11 (4.42%) 1st Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (7.63%) HTML
2 14 (5.62%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 13 (5.22%) HTML5
3 13 (5.22%) Middleware
4 12 (4.82%) Flask
4 12 (4.82%) OAuth
4 12 (4.82%) ZeroMQ
5 11 (4.42%) J2EE
5 11 (4.42%) jQuery
6 10 (4.02%) Hibernate
6 10 (4.02%) Spring
7 9 (3.61%) CSS
8 8 (3.21%) Web Services
9 7 (2.81%) Ajax
9 7 (2.81%) LAMP
10 5 (2.01%) Java EE
10 5 (2.01%) JSON
11 4 (1.61%) Apache Flex
11 4 (1.61%) JDBC
11 4 (1.61%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.83%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (5.62%) Public Cloud
3 12 (4.82%) Computer Science
3 12 (4.82%) Informatics
3 12 (4.82%) Life Science
4 8 (3.21%) Fintech
4 8 (3.21%) Security Operations Centre
5 6 (2.41%) Mathematics
6 5 (2.01%) Health Informatics
7 4 (1.61%) Clustering
7 4 (1.61%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.61%) iSeries
7 4 (1.61%) Smartphone
8 3 (1.20%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.20%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.20%) Mobile Payment
8 3 (1.20%) User Experience
9 2 (0.80%) Cyber Attack
10 1 (0.40%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 86 (34.54%) Windows
2 80 (32.13%) Unix
3 35 (14.06%) Windows Server
4 33 (13.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 24 (9.64%) CentOS
6 17 (6.83%) AIX
6 17 (6.83%) Solaris
7 14 (5.62%) Android
7 14 (5.62%) Apple iOS
8 12 (4.82%) VyOS
9 11 (4.42%) Mac OS X
10 10 (4.02%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (3.61%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (3.21%) Ubuntu
13 4 (1.61%) Data ONTAP
13 4 (1.61%) Debian
13 4 (1.61%) SUSE
14 1 (0.40%) HPUX
14 1 (0.40%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (25.30%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (21.69%) ITIL
3 51 (20.48%) DevOps
4 34 (13.65%) Software Engineering
5 29 (11.65%) High Availability
6 26 (10.44%) Incident Management
7 15 (6.02%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (5.62%) Continuous Delivery
8 14 (5.62%) Scrum
9 13 (5.22%) Analytics
10 12 (4.82%) Cross-Platform Development
10 12 (4.82%) Multithreading
10 12 (4.82%) OO
11 11 (4.42%) Disaster Recovery
11 11 (4.42%) Service Management
12 10 (4.02%) Configuration Management
12 10 (4.02%) Problem Management
13 9 (3.61%) Network Monitoring
13 9 (3.61%) SDLC
13 9 (3.61%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 61 (24.50%) Python
2 59 (23.69%) Java
3 37 (14.86%) SQL
4 35 (14.06%) Perl
5 34 (13.65%) C++
6 33 (13.25%) JavaScript
7 30 (12.05%) PHP
8 23 (9.24%) Bash Shell
9 13 (5.22%) C
10 11 (4.42%) Objective-C
11 10 (4.02%) Erlang
12 9 (3.61%) PowerShell
12 9 (3.61%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.61%) Korn
14 3 (1.20%) C#
14 3 (1.20%) Delphi
14 3 (1.20%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.80%) Groovy
15 2 (0.80%) VBScript
16 1 (0.40%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 29 (11.65%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (11.24%) CCNA
3 16 (6.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 10 (4.02%) Degree
5 8 (3.21%) CCNP
6 7 (2.81%) SC Cleared
6 7 (2.81%) Security Cleared
7 5 (2.01%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (1.20%) CCSA
8 3 (1.20%) CCSE
8 3 (1.20%) Oracle Certification
8 3 (1.20%) RHCE
8 3 (1.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.80%) CEH
9 2 (0.80%) MCDST
9 2 (0.80%) MCP
9 2 (0.80%) MCSA
9 2 (0.80%) MCSE
9 2 (0.80%) MCTS
10 1 (0.40%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (10.44%) SLA
2 9 (3.61%) QA
3 4 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.20%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.40%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 46 (18.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (16.06%) Active Directory
3 9 (3.61%) VMware ESX
3 9 (3.61%) vSphere
4 7 (2.81%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (2.41%) Docker
6 5 (2.01%) NFS
6 5 (2.01%) Squid
7 3 (1.20%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.80%) iptables
8 2 (0.80%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.40%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 19 (7.63%) Puppet
2 16 (6.43%) HP Data Protector
2 16 (6.43%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (6.43%) Tivoli
2 16 (6.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 13 (5.22%) Ansible
4 9 (3.61%) Nagios
5 8 (3.21%) BladeLogic
5 8 (3.21%) BMC PATROL
6 5 (2.01%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (1.61%) AppManager
7 4 (1.61%) Backup Exec
7 4 (1.61%) HP SiteScope
7 4 (1.61%) Nessus
7 4 (1.61%) Nmap
8 3 (1.20%) ServiceCenter
8 3 (1.20%) yum
9 2 (0.80%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.80%) SCCM
10 1 (0.40%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 93 (37.35%) VMware
2 57 (22.89%) Microsoft
3 51 (20.48%) Cisco
4 48 (19.28%) Red Hat
5 42 (16.87%) Oracle
6 26 (10.44%) HP
7 22 (8.84%) Avaya
8 19 (7.63%) IBM
9 17 (6.83%) F5
10 16 (6.43%) Citrix
11 15 (6.02%) Vyatta
12 12 (4.82%) CheckPoint
13 11 (4.42%) Brocade
13 11 (4.42%) Remedy
14 10 (4.02%) EMC
14 10 (4.02%) Sage
15 9 (3.61%) Extreme Networks
15 9 (3.61%) SolarWinds
16 8 (3.21%) AppDynamics
16 8 (3.21%) BMC
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