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

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 23 15 17
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 127 186 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 9.46% 13.35% 9.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.45% 46.04% 37.15%
Number of salaries quoted 107 164 119
Median salary £38,500 £36,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.94% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,150 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £42,400
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
314 404 358
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 23.40% 29.00% 26.72%
Number of salaries quoted 263 346 322
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £41,980
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -2 125 £38,500 +6.94% 8
Mid Wales -21 2 - -
Linux
UK

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 100 (37.31%) Unix
2 95 (35.45%) Windows
3 83 (30.97%) VMware
4 82 (30.60%) Agile Software Development
5 63 (23.51%) Firewall
6 58 (21.64%) Python
7 56 (20.90%) Java
8 55 (20.52%) MySQL
9 52 (19.40%) Software Engineering
10 50 (18.66%) Microsoft
11 49 (18.28%) SQL
12 48 (17.91%) Apache
12 48 (17.91%) Cisco
13 44 (16.42%) ITIL
13 44 (16.42%) Oracle
14 43 (16.04%) VMware Infrastructure
14 43 (16.04%) DevOps
15 42 (15.67%) C++
16 40 (14.93%) Active Directory
17 38 (14.18%) Telecoms
18 36 (13.43%) Red Hat
18 36 (13.43%) Internet
19 35 (13.06%) TCP/IP
19 35 (13.06%) DNS
19 35 (13.06%) Windows Server
20 34 (12.69%) JavaScript
20 34 (12.69%) SQL Server
21 32 (11.94%) Advertising
21 32 (11.94%) Amazon AWS
22 31 (11.57%) 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 48 (17.91%) Apache
2 20 (7.46%) JBoss
3 19 (7.09%) MS Exchange
4 14 (5.22%) Tornado
5 9 (3.36%) OpenStack
6 8 (2.99%) Tomcat
7 7 (2.61%) IIS
7 7 (2.61%) WebSphere
8 4 (1.49%) SAS
9 3 (1.12%) CMS
9 3 (1.12%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.75%) Confluence
10 2 (0.75%) Drupal
11 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.37%) nginx
11 1 (0.37%) PowerExchange
11 1 (0.37%) SharePoint
Applications
1 30 (11.19%) MS Excel
2 24 (8.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (4.85%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 32 (11.94%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (8.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (8.96%) PaaS
3 16 (5.97%) Office 365
4 9 (3.36%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (2.61%) IaaS
6 6 (2.24%) SaaS
7 3 (1.12%) GitHub
8 1 (0.37%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 63 (23.51%) Firewall
2 36 (13.43%) Internet
3 35 (13.06%) DNS
3 35 (13.06%) TCP/IP
4 21 (7.84%) NAS
5 20 (7.46%) SAN
6 19 (7.09%) LAN
7 15 (5.60%) VoIP
8 14 (5.22%) HTTP
9 13 (4.85%) DHCP
9 13 (4.85%) WAN
10 12 (4.48%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 10 (3.73%) Ethernet
11 10 (3.73%) VLAN
12 9 (3.36%) tcpdump
13 8 (2.99%) PuTTY
13 8 (2.99%) SSH
13 8 (2.99%) Telnet
14 6 (2.24%) OpenLDAP
14 6 (2.24%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (20.52%) MySQL
2 34 (12.69%) SQL Server
3 28 (10.45%) Big Data
4 19 (7.09%) Data Mining
4 19 (7.09%) Relational Database
5 17 (6.34%) RDBMS
6 14 (5.22%) SQLite
7 11 (4.10%) Oracle Database
8 5 (1.87%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (1.87%) SQLPlus
9 4 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (1.49%) Oracle Database 12c
10 3 (1.12%) HPCC
10 3 (1.12%) NoSQL
10 3 (1.12%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (1.12%) Oracle9i Database
11 2 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.37%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.37%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.37%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 19 (7.09%) Jenkins
2 17 (6.34%) Subversion
3 11 (4.10%) Git (software)
4 9 (3.36%) JIRA
5 8 (2.99%) Maven
6 7 (2.61%) Ant
7 5 (1.87%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (1.49%) Gradle
8 4 (1.49%) TeamCity
9 3 (1.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (1.12%) Cucumber
9 3 (1.12%) Eclipse
9 3 (1.12%) IntelliJ
9 3 (1.12%) JMeter
9 3 (1.12%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (1.12%) Selenium
9 3 (1.12%) TestLink
9 3 (1.12%) The Grinder
9 3 (1.12%) VersionOne
10 2 (0.75%) Vagrant
General
1 38 (14.18%) Telecoms
2 32 (11.94%) Advertising
3 24 (8.96%) Finance
4 21 (7.84%) Marketing
5 7 (2.61%) Welsh Language
6 4 (1.49%) Back Office
6 4 (1.49%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.75%) Electronics
7 2 (0.75%) Games
8 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 42 (15.67%) Software Engineer
2 39 (14.55%) Developer
2 39 (14.55%) Support Engineer
3 23 (8.58%) Administrator
4 21 (7.84%) Analyst
4 21 (7.84%) Systems Administrator
5 18 (6.72%) IT Engineer
6 17 (6.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 17 (6.34%) Network Engineer
7 14 (5.22%) 1st Line Support
7 14 (5.22%) C++ Software Engineer
8 13 (4.85%) DevOps Engineer
8 13 (4.85%) Linux Engineer
8 13 (4.85%) Software Developer
9 12 (4.48%) PHP Developer
9 12 (4.48%) Senior Developer
9 12 (4.48%) Technical Engineer
9 12 (4.48%) Technical Support
9 12 (4.48%) Technical Support Engineer
10 11 (4.10%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (8.58%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 23 (8.58%) HTML
2 19 (7.09%) Web Services
3 16 (5.97%) jQuery
4 15 (5.60%) Middleware
5 14 (5.22%) Flask
5 14 (5.22%) OAuth
5 14 (5.22%) ZeroMQ
6 13 (4.85%) REST
7 12 (4.48%) HTML5
7 12 (4.48%) J2EE
7 12 (4.48%) LAMP
8 10 (3.73%) Ajax
9 9 (3.36%) CSS
9 9 (3.36%) Hibernate
9 9 (3.36%) Spring
10 8 (2.99%) JSON
11 7 (2.61%) Apache Flex
12 6 (2.24%) SOAP
13 5 (1.87%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.84%) Computer Science
2 14 (5.22%) Informatics
2 14 (5.22%) Life Science
3 11 (4.10%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.10%) Public Cloud
4 8 (2.99%) Fintech
5 7 (2.61%) Driving Licence
5 7 (2.61%) Security Operations Centre
6 6 (2.24%) Health Informatics
6 6 (2.24%) Mathematics
6 6 (2.24%) Smartphone
7 5 (1.87%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.87%) Mobile Payment
8 4 (1.49%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.49%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.49%) Performance Metrics
8 4 (1.49%) Statistics
9 3 (1.12%) Digital TV
9 3 (1.12%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 100 (37.31%) Unix
2 95 (35.45%) Windows
3 35 (13.06%) Windows Server
4 26 (9.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (6.72%) AIX
5 18 (6.72%) CentOS
6 14 (5.22%) Mac OS X
7 13 (4.85%) Solaris
8 11 (4.10%) VyOS
9 9 (3.36%) Android
9 9 (3.36%) Apple iOS
10 8 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (2.61%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (2.24%) Ubuntu
13 5 (1.87%) Debian
14 2 (0.75%) Data ONTAP
14 2 (0.75%) SUSE
14 2 (0.75%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.37%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (30.60%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (19.40%) Software Engineering
3 44 (16.42%) ITIL
4 43 (16.04%) DevOps
5 29 (10.82%) Incident Management
6 26 (9.70%) High Availability
7 20 (7.46%) E-Commerce
8 19 (7.09%) Mobile Marketing
9 17 (6.34%) SDLC
10 16 (5.97%) Scrum
11 15 (5.60%) Analytics
11 15 (5.60%) Configuration Management
11 15 (5.60%) OO
12 14 (5.22%) Continuous Delivery
12 14 (5.22%) Cross-Platform Development
13 11 (4.10%) ETL
13 11 (4.10%) Functional Programming
13 11 (4.10%) Multithreading
13 11 (4.10%) MVC
13 11 (4.10%) Online Security
Programming Languages
1 58 (21.64%) Python
2 56 (20.90%) Java
3 49 (18.28%) SQL
4 42 (15.67%) C++
5 34 (12.69%) JavaScript
6 31 (11.57%) PHP
7 29 (10.82%) Perl
8 27 (10.07%) C
9 20 (7.46%) Bash Shell
10 12 (4.48%) Erlang
11 11 (4.10%) Shell Script
12 7 (2.61%) PowerShell
13 6 (2.24%) Objective-C
14 5 (1.87%) Groovy
14 5 (1.87%) PL/SQL
15 4 (1.49%) C#
15 4 (1.49%) Haskell
15 4 (1.49%) Lisp
16 3 (1.12%) Delphi
17 2 (0.75%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (10.45%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (10.07%) CCNA
3 16 (5.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 8 (2.99%) Degree
5 7 (2.61%) CCSA
5 7 (2.61%) CCSE
5 7 (2.61%) SC Cleared
5 7 (2.61%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.49%) CCNP
7 3 (1.12%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.75%) ISEB
8 2 (0.75%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.37%) CCIE
9 1 (0.37%) CISA
9 1 (0.37%) CISSP
9 1 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.37%) NCDA
9 1 (0.37%) SANS
9 1 (0.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (10.82%) SLA
2 16 (5.97%) QA
3 2 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.75%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 43 (16.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (14.93%) Active Directory
3 9 (3.36%) VMware ESX
4 6 (2.24%) Squid
4 6 (2.24%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (1.87%) vSphere
6 4 (1.49%) Docker
6 4 (1.49%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.49%) NFS
6 4 (1.49%) Snort
7 2 (0.75%) iptables
7 2 (0.75%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.75%) Samba
8 1 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.37%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.37%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 16 (5.97%) HP Data Protector
1 16 (5.97%) Tivoli
1 16 (5.97%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 15 (5.60%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (4.85%) Puppet
4 8 (2.99%) BladeLogic
4 8 (2.99%) BMC PATROL
5 7 (2.61%) Ansible
6 6 (2.24%) Nagios
7 5 (1.87%) Rundeck
8 4 (1.49%) AppManager
8 4 (1.49%) HP SiteScope
8 4 (1.49%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (1.12%) Backup Exec
9 3 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (1.12%) ServiceCenter
9 3 (1.12%) yum
10 2 (0.75%) Nessus
10 2 (0.75%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.75%) Nmap
Vendors
1 83 (30.97%) VMware
2 50 (18.66%) Microsoft
3 48 (17.91%) Cisco
4 44 (16.42%) Oracle
5 36 (13.43%) Red Hat
6 27 (10.07%) HP
7 19 (7.09%) IBM
8 15 (5.60%) F5
9 14 (5.22%) Avaya
9 14 (5.22%) Citrix
10 13 (4.85%) Remedy
11 12 (4.48%) Sage
12 11 (4.10%) Brocade
12 11 (4.10%) Vyatta
13 10 (3.73%) CheckPoint
13 10 (3.73%) Extreme Networks
13 10 (3.73%) SolarWinds
14 8 (2.99%) BMC
14 8 (2.99%) EMC
14 8 (2.99%) Juniper
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