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

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 17 13 23
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +10
Permanent jobs citing Linux 126 172 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 9.62% 12.28% 8.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 39.87% 44.44% 34.02%
Number of salaries quoted 105 156 106
Median salary £38,500 £37,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.05% +12.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £47,500 £44,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
316 387 341
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 24.12% 27.62% 25.09%
Number of salaries quoted 269 334 309
Median salary £35,000 £36,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £24,300 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £44,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 June 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 June 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 -2 123 £38,500 +5.47% 14
Mid Wales -8 2 - -
North Wales +8 1 £25,000 -47.36%
Linux
UK

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 111 (36.75%) Unix
2 102 (33.77%) Agile Software Development
3 91 (30.13%) Windows
4 84 (27.81%) VMware
5 66 (21.85%) Firewall
5 66 (21.85%) MySQL
6 62 (20.53%) Apache
7 61 (20.20%) Java
8 59 (19.54%) Python
9 56 (18.54%) SQL
10 53 (17.55%) Software Engineering
11 52 (17.22%) Cisco
12 49 (16.23%) C++
12 49 (16.23%) Telecoms
13 48 (15.89%) TCP/IP
14 47 (15.56%) Oracle
15 45 (14.90%) ITIL
15 45 (14.90%) VMware Infrastructure
16 44 (14.57%) JavaScript
17 42 (13.91%) Advertising
18 41 (13.58%) Internet
19 39 (12.91%) Microsoft
19 39 (12.91%) DevOps
20 38 (12.58%) Red Hat
20 38 (12.58%) PHP
21 36 (11.92%) DNS
22 34 (11.26%) Active Directory
22 34 (11.26%) Perl
22 34 (11.26%) PaaS
22 34 (11.26%) Big Data

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 62 (20.53%) Apache
2 15 (4.97%) MS Exchange
3 14 (4.64%) Tornado
4 12 (3.97%) JBoss
5 10 (3.31%) OpenStack
6 9 (2.98%) Tomcat
7 7 (2.32%) IIS
8 4 (1.32%) CMS
8 4 (1.32%) SAS
9 3 (0.99%) Drupal
9 3 (0.99%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.66%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.33%) Confluence
11 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 24 (7.95%) MS Excel
2 18 (5.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (2.98%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 34 (11.26%) PaaS
2 33 (10.93%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (7.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (4.97%) Office 365
5 9 (2.98%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (1.99%) IaaS
6 6 (1.99%) SaaS
7 5 (1.66%) GitHub
8 2 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.66%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 66 (21.85%) Firewall
2 48 (15.89%) TCP/IP
3 41 (13.58%) Internet
4 36 (11.92%) DNS
5 28 (9.27%) SAN
6 27 (8.94%) NAS
7 22 (7.28%) VoIP
8 21 (6.95%) LAN
9 18 (5.96%) WAN
10 17 (5.63%) OpenLDAP
11 16 (5.30%) DHCP
11 16 (5.30%) Ethernet
12 14 (4.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 14 (4.64%) HTTP
13 13 (4.30%) iSCSI
14 10 (3.31%) tcpdump
15 9 (2.98%) PBX
15 9 (2.98%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
15 9 (2.98%) VLAN
16 8 (2.65%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (21.85%) MySQL
2 34 (11.26%) Big Data
3 30 (9.93%) SQL Server
4 26 (8.61%) Data Mining
5 20 (6.62%) Relational Database
6 18 (5.96%) RDBMS
7 14 (4.64%) SQLite
8 13 (4.30%) Oracle Database
9 10 (3.31%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (1.99%) Oracle Database 12c
11 5 (1.66%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (1.66%) SQLPlus
12 4 (1.32%) HPCC
13 3 (0.99%) Oracle Database 10g
13 3 (0.99%) Oracle9i Database
14 2 (0.66%) MongoDB
14 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
15 1 (0.33%) NoSQL
15 1 (0.33%) Redis
15 1 (0.33%) Riak
Development Applications
1 24 (7.95%) Jenkins
2 21 (6.95%) Subversion
3 13 (4.30%) JIRA
4 12 (3.97%) Git (software)
5 11 (3.64%) Maven
6 10 (3.31%) Ant
7 8 (2.65%) IntelliJ
8 7 (2.32%) Gradle
8 7 (2.32%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (1.99%) Eclipse
10 5 (1.66%) JMeter
10 5 (1.66%) Octopus Deploy
10 5 (1.66%) TeamCity
11 4 (1.32%) JUnit
12 3 (0.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (0.99%) Cucumber
12 3 (0.99%) TestLink
12 3 (0.99%) The Grinder
12 3 (0.99%) VersionOne
13 2 (0.66%) Mockito
General
1 49 (16.23%) Telecoms
2 42 (13.91%) Advertising
3 32 (10.60%) Marketing
4 28 (9.27%) Finance
5 6 (1.99%) Welsh Language
6 5 (1.66%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.99%) Back Office
7 3 (0.99%) Electronics
8 2 (0.66%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.66%) Games
Job Titles
1 46 (15.23%) Software Engineer
2 43 (14.24%) Developer
3 37 (12.25%) Support Engineer
4 29 (9.60%) Analyst
5 23 (7.62%) Network Engineer
6 21 (6.95%) Administrator
7 20 (6.62%) IT Engineer
7 20 (6.62%) Systems Administrator
8 18 (5.96%) C++ Software Engineer
9 17 (5.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 15 (4.97%) 1st Line Support
11 14 (4.64%) C Software Engineer
11 14 (4.64%) Senior Developer
12 13 (4.30%) Architect
12 13 (4.30%) C/C++ Software Engineer
12 13 (4.30%) PHP Developer
13 12 (3.97%) 3rd Line Support
13 12 (3.97%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 12 (3.97%) Test Engineer
14 11 (3.64%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (9.60%) HTML
1 29 (9.60%) Web Services
2 24 (7.95%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 19 (6.29%) jQuery
4 17 (5.63%) REST
5 14 (4.64%) CSS
5 14 (4.64%) Flask
5 14 (4.64%) Middleware
5 14 (4.64%) OAuth
5 14 (4.64%) ZeroMQ
6 13 (4.30%) Hibernate
6 13 (4.30%) Spring
7 12 (3.97%) LAMP
8 11 (3.64%) Ajax
8 11 (3.64%) J2EE
9 10 (3.31%) HTML5
10 8 (2.65%) Apache Flex
10 8 (2.65%) RESTful
11 7 (2.32%) JSON
11 7 (2.32%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (8.61%) Computer Science
2 14 (4.64%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.64%) Informatics
2 14 (4.64%) Life Science
3 12 (3.97%) Driving Licence
4 9 (2.98%) Public Cloud
5 8 (2.65%) Fintech
5 8 (2.65%) Security Operations Centre
6 7 (2.32%) Data Centre
7 6 (1.99%) Health Informatics
7 6 (1.99%) Mathematics
8 5 (1.66%) Digital Media
8 5 (1.66%) DTV
8 5 (1.66%) Mobile Payment
8 5 (1.66%) Smartphone
9 4 (1.32%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.32%) Grid Computing
9 4 (1.32%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.32%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 111 (36.75%) Unix
2 91 (30.13%) Windows
3 33 (10.93%) Windows Server
4 25 (8.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (6.62%) CentOS
6 16 (5.30%) AIX
7 13 (4.30%) VyOS
8 12 (3.97%) Mac OS X
9 10 (3.31%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (2.98%) Solaris
11 8 (2.65%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (2.32%) Android
12 7 (2.32%) Apple iOS
13 5 (1.66%) Debian
13 5 (1.66%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.66%) SUSE
14 2 (0.66%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.33%) HPUX
15 1 (0.33%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (33.77%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (17.55%) Software Engineering
3 45 (14.90%) ITIL
4 39 (12.91%) DevOps
5 27 (8.94%) E-Commerce
5 27 (8.94%) High Availability
5 27 (8.94%) Mobile Marketing
6 24 (7.95%) Incident Management
6 24 (7.95%) Scrum
7 23 (7.62%) SDLC
8 19 (6.29%) OO
9 17 (5.63%) Configuration Management
10 16 (5.30%) Continuous Delivery
11 15 (4.97%) MVC
12 14 (4.64%) Analytics
12 14 (4.64%) Cross-Platform Development
12 14 (4.64%) ETL
13 12 (3.97%) Automated Testing
13 12 (3.97%) Test Scripting
14 11 (3.64%) Online Security
Programming Languages
1 61 (20.20%) Java
2 59 (19.54%) Python
3 56 (18.54%) SQL
4 49 (16.23%) C++
5 44 (14.57%) JavaScript
6 38 (12.58%) PHP
7 34 (11.26%) Perl
8 31 (10.26%) C
9 21 (6.95%) Bash Shell
10 12 (3.97%) Erlang
11 11 (3.64%) Shell Script
12 9 (2.98%) PowerShell
13 8 (2.65%) PL/SQL
14 5 (1.66%) Haskell
14 5 (1.66%) Lisp
15 4 (1.32%) C#
15 4 (1.32%) Groovy
15 4 (1.32%) Objective-C
16 2 (0.66%) Delphi
16 2 (0.66%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (9.27%) CCNA
1 28 (9.27%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (4.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 12 (3.97%) CCSA
3 12 (3.97%) CCSE
4 7 (2.32%) Degree
5 5 (1.66%) ISEB
5 5 (1.66%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.99%) Oracle Certification
6 3 (0.99%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.99%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.33%) CCIE
8 1 (0.33%) CCNP
8 1 (0.33%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (9.60%) SLA
2 26 (8.61%) QA
3 2 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 45 (14.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (11.26%) Active Directory
3 14 (4.64%) Squid
4 10 (3.31%) NFS
5 7 (2.32%) Snort
5 7 (2.32%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (2.32%) vSphere
6 6 (1.99%) Samba
6 6 (1.99%) VMware ESX
7 5 (1.66%) Docker
8 4 (1.32%) Hyper-V
8 4 (1.32%) iptables
9 3 (0.99%) Dovecot
9 3 (0.99%) KVM
9 3 (0.99%) QEMU
10 2 (0.66%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.66%) vCloud
10 2 (0.66%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 15 (4.97%) Opscode Chef
1 15 (4.97%) Puppet
2 14 (4.64%) HP Data Protector
2 14 (4.64%) Tivoli
2 14 (4.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 10 (3.31%) Nagios
4 8 (2.65%) Ansible
5 5 (1.66%) NetBackup
5 5 (1.66%) Rundeck
5 5 (1.66%) yum
6 4 (1.32%) AppManager
6 4 (1.32%) BladeLogic
6 4 (1.32%) BMC PATROL
6 4 (1.32%) HP SiteScope
7 3 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.99%) Munin
7 3 (0.99%) Pacemaker
7 3 (0.99%) ServiceCenter
8 2 (0.66%) Nessus
8 2 (0.66%) Nmap
Vendors
1 84 (27.81%) VMware
2 52 (17.22%) Cisco
3 47 (15.56%) Oracle
4 39 (12.91%) Microsoft
5 38 (12.58%) Red Hat
6 24 (7.95%) HP
7 20 (6.62%) IBM
8 17 (5.63%) Brocade
9 16 (5.30%) F5
10 14 (4.64%) EMC
11 13 (4.30%) CheckPoint
11 13 (4.30%) Extreme Networks
11 13 (4.30%) Juniper
11 13 (4.30%) SolarWinds
11 13 (4.30%) Vyatta
12 12 (3.97%) CA
12 12 (3.97%) Citrix
13 10 (3.31%) Remedy
13 10 (3.31%) Sage
14 9 (2.98%) Avaya
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £35K + Shares + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Computer People
Posted: 18 hours ago
Wales
Computer People
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £35K + Shares + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Parity Professionals
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South Wales
Sanderson
Salary: £00000 - £1 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Colston Consulting
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £33000.00 per annum
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Salary: Competitive salary
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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