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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
UK / Wales
Rank 28 14 17
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 80 182 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 7.46% 13.51% 9.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.52% 48.66% 31.22%
Number of salaries quoted 74 174 91
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,450 £24,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £55,000 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,250
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +0.59%

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
246 374 394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 22.93% 27.77% 29.12%
Number of salaries quoted 219 334 308
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,992 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £50,000
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 21 February 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 21 February 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 -12 71 £37,500 - 8
West Wales -13 5 £40,000 -13.51% 4
Mid Wales - 1 £39,000 - 1
Linux
UK

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 61 (30.65%) Windows
2 57 (28.64%) Python
3 56 (28.14%) Unix
4 54 (27.14%) VMware
5 52 (26.13%) Java
6 48 (24.12%) Agile Software Development
7 47 (23.62%) Red Hat
8 41 (20.60%) Oracle
9 40 (20.10%) PHP
10 39 (19.60%) JavaScript
10 39 (19.60%) DevOps
11 37 (18.59%) Apache
12 34 (17.09%) SQL
12 34 (17.09%) Jenkins
12 34 (17.09%) Amazon AWS
13 32 (16.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 32 (16.08%) Android
14 31 (15.58%) Finance
14 31 (15.58%) Perl
14 31 (15.58%) JBoss
15 30 (15.08%) MySQL
16 29 (14.57%) HTML
17 28 (14.07%) Firewall
17 28 (14.07%) Apple iOS
18 27 (13.57%) VMware Infrastructure
19 26 (13.07%) SQL Server
19 26 (13.07%) DNS
20 25 (12.56%) Puppet
21 24 (12.06%) Bash Shell
21 24 (12.06%) 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 37 (18.59%) Apache
2 31 (15.58%) JBoss
3 20 (10.05%) Tomcat
4 6 (3.02%) IIS
5 5 (2.51%) MS Exchange
5 5 (2.51%) OpenStack
6 4 (2.01%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.51%) Confluence
7 3 (1.51%) NetWeaver
7 3 (1.51%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.01%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (1.01%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.01%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.50%) nginx
9 1 (0.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (0.50%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.50%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (5.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 34 (17.09%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (10.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (9.55%) PaaS
4 16 (8.04%) IaaS
5 10 (5.03%) SaaS
6 9 (4.52%) Office 365
7 3 (1.51%) Bluemix
7 3 (1.51%) IBM Cloud
8 2 (1.01%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (1.01%) G Suite
8 2 (1.01%) GitHub
9 1 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (14.07%) Firewall
2 26 (13.07%) DNS
3 15 (7.54%) HTTP
4 13 (6.53%) TCP/IP
4 13 (6.53%) VoIP
5 12 (6.03%) LAN
6 11 (5.53%) SAN
7 7 (3.52%) iSCSI
7 7 (3.52%) NAS
7 7 (3.52%) WAN
8 6 (3.02%) DHCP
8 6 (3.02%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (2.51%) Ethernet
9 5 (2.51%) Kerberos
9 5 (2.51%) MPLS
9 5 (2.51%) Network Security
9 5 (2.51%) OpenLDAP
9 5 (2.51%) Wireshark
10 4 (2.01%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 4 (2.01%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (15.08%) MySQL
2 26 (13.07%) SQL Server
3 21 (10.55%) NoSQL
4 17 (8.54%) MongoDB
5 12 (6.03%) Big Data
5 12 (6.03%) Oracle Database
5 12 (6.03%) Relational Database
6 11 (5.53%) RDBMS
7 10 (5.03%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (3.52%) Hadoop
8 7 (3.52%) Neo4j
9 5 (2.51%) Data Mining
9 5 (2.51%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (2.01%) HPCC
11 3 (1.51%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (1.51%) MariaDB
11 3 (1.51%) SAP HANA
12 2 (1.01%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (1.01%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 34 (17.09%) Jenkins
2 14 (7.04%) Maven
3 11 (5.53%) Git (software)
4 9 (4.52%) Sonatype Nexus
5 7 (3.52%) Ant
6 6 (3.02%) Eclipse
7 5 (2.51%) JIRA
7 5 (2.51%) JUnit
8 4 (2.01%) Cucumber
8 4 (2.01%) Selenium
9 3 (1.51%) TeamCity
10 2 (1.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (1.01%) Bitbucket
10 2 (1.01%) Firebug
10 2 (1.01%) JMeter
10 2 (1.01%) SoapUI
10 2 (1.01%) Subversion
10 2 (1.01%) TestLink
10 2 (1.01%) VersionOne
11 1 (0.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 31 (15.58%) Finance
2 22 (11.06%) Telecoms
3 17 (8.54%) Marketing
4 16 (8.04%) Advertising
5 10 (5.03%) Games
6 6 (3.02%) Retail
7 1 (0.50%) Legal
7 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 38 (19.10%) Developer
2 32 (16.08%) Administrator
3 26 (13.07%) DevOps Engineer
4 20 (10.05%) DBA
5 18 (9.05%) Linux Engineer
6 16 (8.04%) Systems Engineer
7 14 (7.04%) Java Developer
8 13 (6.53%) PHP Developer
8 13 (6.53%) Systems Administrator
9 12 (6.03%) Support Engineer
10 11 (5.53%) Junior
11 9 (4.52%) Linux Administrator
11 9 (4.52%) Network Engineer
11 9 (4.52%) Security Engineer
11 9 (4.52%) Senior Developer
11 9 (4.52%) Software Engineer
11 9 (4.52%) Test Engineer
12 8 (4.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 8 (4.02%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 8 (4.02%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (14.57%) HTML
2 23 (11.56%) HTML5
3 18 (9.05%) LAMP
4 16 (8.04%) CSS
5 15 (7.54%) J2EE
6 13 (6.53%) jQuery
7 12 (6.03%) .NET
7 12 (6.03%) Web Services
8 10 (5.03%) CSS3
8 10 (5.03%) REST
9 9 (4.52%) Laravel
9 9 (4.52%) RESTful
10 8 (4.02%) Spring
11 7 (3.52%) iOS SDK
12 6 (3.02%) Hibernate
13 5 (2.51%) ASP.NET
13 5 (2.51%) JSON
13 5 (2.51%) Middleware
14 4 (2.01%) AngularJS
15 3 (1.51%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.03%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.52%) Clustering
3 8 (4.02%) Computer Science
3 8 (4.02%) Hybrid Cloud
4 6 (3.02%) Fintech
5 4 (2.01%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.01%) User Experience
6 3 (1.51%) Digital TV
6 3 (1.51%) iDTV
6 3 (1.51%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.01%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.01%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.01%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.50%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.50%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.50%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.50%) EPoS
8 1 (0.50%) LPAR
8 1 (0.50%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.50%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 61 (30.65%) Windows
2 56 (28.14%) Unix
3 32 (16.08%) Android
3 32 (16.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 28 (14.07%) Apple iOS
5 24 (12.06%) Windows Server
6 23 (11.56%) CentOS
7 15 (7.54%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (6.03%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (5.03%) Debian
9 10 (5.03%) Ubuntu
10 6 (3.02%) Solaris
11 4 (2.01%) AIX
11 4 (2.01%) Mac OS
11 4 (2.01%) Mac OS X
11 4 (2.01%) VyOS
12 3 (1.51%) HPUX
13 2 (1.01%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (1.01%) Windows 8
13 2 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (24.12%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (19.60%) DevOps
3 24 (12.06%) Scrum
4 21 (10.55%) High Availability
5 19 (9.55%) ITIL
6 18 (9.05%) Software Engineering
7 15 (7.54%) Continuous Delivery
7 15 (7.54%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (7.54%) TDD
8 14 (7.04%) Configuration Management
8 14 (7.04%) Disaster Recovery
8 14 (7.04%) Open Source
9 13 (6.53%) Load Balancing
9 13 (6.53%) OO
10 12 (6.03%) Multithreading
11 11 (5.53%) MVC
11 11 (5.53%) OOP
11 11 (5.53%) Performance Tuning
11 11 (5.53%) Problem Management
12 8 (4.02%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 57 (28.64%) Python
2 52 (26.13%) Java
3 40 (20.10%) PHP
4 39 (19.60%) JavaScript
5 34 (17.09%) SQL
6 31 (15.58%) Perl
7 24 (12.06%) Bash Shell
8 23 (11.56%) Objective-C
9 14 (7.04%) C++
10 13 (6.53%) C#
10 13 (6.53%) Shell Script
11 6 (3.02%) C
11 6 (3.02%) Scala
12 5 (2.51%) Ruby
13 4 (2.01%) Korn
13 4 (2.01%) PowerShell
14 3 (1.51%) ABAP
15 2 (1.01%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.50%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (11.06%) Degree
2 8 (4.02%) MCSE
2 8 (4.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (3.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (2.51%) CCNA
4 5 (2.51%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (2.01%) CCNP
5 4 (2.01%) RHCE
5 4 (2.01%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.51%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.51%) MCSA
7 1 (0.50%) CISA
7 1 (0.50%) CISM
7 1 (0.50%) CISSP
7 1 (0.50%) MCDST
7 1 (0.50%) MCP
7 1 (0.50%) MCTS
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.52%) QA
2 2 (1.01%) SLA
3 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (13.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (12.06%) Active Directory
3 15 (7.54%) vSphere
4 9 (4.52%) Hyper-V
5 7 (3.52%) Firmware
6 5 (2.51%) Docker
6 5 (2.51%) NFS
6 5 (2.51%) Squid
6 5 (2.51%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.01%) vCloud
7 2 (1.01%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 25 (12.56%) Puppet
2 14 (7.04%) Ansible
3 11 (5.53%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.51%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.01%) Nagios
5 2 (1.01%) Rundeck
5 2 (1.01%) SCCM
5 2 (1.01%) ServiceCenter
5 2 (1.01%) vRealize
5 2 (1.01%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (0.50%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.50%) Kibana
6 1 (0.50%) logstash
6 1 (0.50%) WSUS
6 1 (0.50%) yum
Vendors
1 54 (27.14%) VMware
2 47 (23.62%) Red Hat
3 41 (20.60%) Oracle
4 22 (11.06%) Cisco
4 22 (11.06%) Microsoft
5 13 (6.53%) F5
6 10 (5.03%) Avaya
6 10 (5.03%) IBM
7 8 (4.02%) CheckPoint
7 8 (4.02%) EMC
8 7 (3.52%) SolarWinds
8 7 (3.52%) Vyatta
9 6 (3.02%) AppDynamics
9 6 (3.02%) Brocade
9 6 (3.02%) SaltStack
9 6 (3.02%) Splunk
10 5 (2.51%) Zend
11 4 (2.01%) EqualLogic
11 4 (2.01%) Extreme Networks
11 4 (2.01%) Palo Alto
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