The first table below looks at the demand for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Wales region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 30 19 14
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 81 130 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 6.60% 10.45% 12.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.42% 42.07% 37.92%
Number of salaries quoted 69 120 106
Average salary £33,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £48,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Operating Systems Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
285 309 356
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 23.21% 24.84% 32.13%
Number of salaries quoted 259 284 274
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £21,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Linux
UK

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 April 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Wales

Linux
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Wales region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -5 77 £33,000 +1.53% 12
West Wales -6 2 £37,500 +11.11% 3
North Wales +7 1 £32,500 -18.75%
Mid Wales - 1 £40,000 -
Linux
UK

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux.

1 50 (32.68%) Oracle
2 47 (30.72%) VMware
3 46 (30.07%) Java
4 45 (29.41%) UNIX
5 42 (27.45%) Windows
6 41 (26.80%) SQL
7 40 (26.14%) JavaScript
8 38 (24.84%) Red Hat
9 34 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
10 30 (19.61%) Microsoft
11 28 (18.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 25 (16.34%) Solaris
13 24 (15.69%) SAN
14 23 (15.03%) HP
14 23 (15.03%) Cisco
14 23 (15.03%) Clustering
15 22 (14.38%) AIX
15 22 (14.38%) MySQL
16 21 (13.73%) Firewall
17 20 (13.07%) SQL Server
17 20 (13.07%) Python
18 19 (12.42%) CSS
18 19 (12.42%) Perl
19 18 (11.76%) HTML
19 18 (11.76%) Apache
19 18 (11.76%) OO
20 17 (11.11%) Web Services
20 17 (11.11%) TCP/IP
21 16 (10.46%) Agile Software Development
21 16 (10.46%) Bash Shell

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (11.76%) Apache
2 13 (8.50%) Tomcat
3 9 (5.88%) Node.js
4 8 (5.23%) WebLogic
5 5 (3.27%) MS Exchange
6 4 (2.61%) Lync
7 3 (1.96%) IIS
7 3 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.96%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.96%) Mule
8 2 (1.31%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.65%) LiveLink
9 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.65%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (3.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.61%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.27%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (2.61%) SaaS
2 4 (2.61%) PaaS
2 4 (2.61%) IaaS
3 3 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (15.69%) SAN
2 21 (13.73%) Firewall
3 17 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 8 (5.23%) VoIP
5 7 (4.58%) DNS
5 7 (4.58%) NAS
6 6 (3.92%) iSCSI
6 6 (3.92%) RFID
6 6 (3.92%) DHCP
7 4 (2.61%) FTP
7 4 (2.61%) HTTP
8 3 (1.96%) SNMP
8 3 (1.96%) VPN
8 3 (1.96%) Ethernet
8 3 (1.96%) Internet
8 3 (1.96%) DVB
8 3 (1.96%) LDAP
8 3 (1.96%) Wireless
8 3 (1.96%) Unified Communications
9 2 (1.31%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (14.38%) MySQL
2 20 (13.07%) SQL Server
3 14 (9.15%) Oracle Database
4 6 (3.92%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (2.61%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.31%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.31%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.65%) MS Access
8 1 (0.65%) Jackrabbit
8 1 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 15 (9.80%) Jenkins
2 14 (9.15%) SoapUI
3 13 (8.50%) Selenium
4 11 (7.19%) JUnit
5 8 (5.23%) Ant
6 7 (4.58%) Cucumber
7 5 (3.27%) Subversion
8 4 (2.61%) RSpec
8 4 (2.61%) Hudson
9 3 (1.96%) LoadRunner
9 3 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (1.96%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.65%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.65%) Maven
10 1 (0.65%) CruiseControl
10 1 (0.65%) Grunt
General
1 14 (9.15%) Telecoms
2 10 (6.54%) Electronics
2 10 (6.54%) Finance
3 8 (5.23%) Legal
3 8 (5.23%) Advertising
4 4 (2.61%) Back Office
5 3 (1.96%) Marketing
6 2 (1.31%) Automotive
7 1 (0.65%) Banking
7 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.65%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 31 (20.26%) Developer
2 24 (15.69%) Analyst
3 14 (9.15%) Systems Engineer
4 12 (7.84%) Java Developer
5 11 (7.19%) Team Leader
6 10 (6.54%) Web Developer
7 9 (5.88%) Software Manager
8 8 (5.23%) Technical Support
8 8 (5.23%) PHP Developer
9 7 (4.58%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 7 (4.58%) Support Analyst
9 7 (4.58%) Security Analyst
10 6 (3.92%) Software Test Manager
10 6 (3.92%) JavaScript Developer
10 6 (3.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (3.92%) Test Engineer
10 6 (3.92%) Support Engineer
10 6 (3.92%) Development Manager
10 6 (3.92%) Software Development Manager
10 6 (3.92%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (12.42%) CSS
2 18 (11.76%) HTML
3 17 (11.11%) Web Services
4 13 (8.50%) Spring
5 11 (7.19%) J2EE
5 11 (7.19%) XML
5 11 (7.19%) jQuery
6 9 (5.88%) Hibernate
7 8 (5.23%) Ajax
7 8 (5.23%) .NET
7 8 (5.23%) SVG
8 6 (3.92%) JAX-WS
8 6 (3.92%) LAMP
9 5 (3.27%) Java EE
9 5 (3.27%) JPA
10 3 (1.96%) Android SDK
10 3 (1.96%) GWT
10 3 (1.96%) Ext JS
10 3 (1.96%) HTML5
11 2 (1.31%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 23 (15.03%) Clustering
2 12 (7.84%) Computer Science
3 10 (6.54%) Digital Media
4 8 (5.23%) iSeries
4 8 (5.23%) HACMP
5 7 (4.58%) DTV
6 6 (3.92%) Firmware
7 5 (3.27%) PKI
8 4 (2.61%) Arduino
8 4 (2.61%) iPad
8 4 (2.61%) Enterprise Storage
9 3 (1.96%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.96%) STB
9 3 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.96%) EqualLogic
10 2 (1.31%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (1.31%) Replication
11 1 (0.65%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.65%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 45 (29.41%) UNIX
2 42 (27.45%) Windows
3 28 (18.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 25 (16.34%) Solaris
5 22 (14.38%) AIX
6 8 (5.23%) CentOS
6 8 (5.23%) Android
7 7 (4.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (3.92%) Mac OS
8 6 (3.92%) Windows 7
8 6 (3.92%) SUSE
9 5 (3.27%) Oracle Linux
10 4 (2.61%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (2.61%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (2.61%) HPUX
10 4 (2.61%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (1.96%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.31%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.31%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.65%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (11.76%) OO
2 16 (10.46%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (8.50%) ITIL
4 12 (7.84%) Service Management
5 11 (7.19%) Configuration Management
5 11 (7.19%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (6.54%) Software Engineering
7 9 (5.88%) Scrum
7 9 (5.88%) Test Automation
8 8 (5.23%) Change Management
8 8 (5.23%) TDD
8 8 (5.23%) UML
9 7 (4.58%) Waterfall
10 6 (3.92%) Build Automation
10 6 (3.92%) Automation Testing
10 6 (3.92%) Network Design
11 5 (3.27%) Product Management
12 4 (2.61%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (2.61%) MVC
12 4 (2.61%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 46 (30.07%) Java
2 41 (26.80%) SQL
3 40 (26.14%) JavaScript
4 20 (13.07%) Python
5 19 (12.42%) Perl
6 16 (10.46%) Bash Shell
7 14 (9.15%) PHP
8 12 (7.84%) C++
9 11 (7.19%) Groovy
10 9 (5.88%) C
11 7 (4.58%) C#
12 6 (3.92%) Ruby
12 6 (3.92%) PL/SQL
13 5 (3.27%) VB
13 5 (3.27%) PowerShell
14 4 (2.61%) VB.NET
15 3 (1.96%) Korn
15 3 (1.96%) PHP5
16 2 (1.31%) PowerHouse
17 1 (0.65%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 14 (9.15%) Security Cleared
2 13 (8.50%) SC Cleared
3 9 (5.88%) Degree
4 6 (3.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (3.92%) CISSP
5 5 (3.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (3.27%) RHCE
6 4 (2.61%) SAP Certification
6 4 (2.61%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (2.61%) CCNA
7 3 (1.96%) MCITP
8 2 (1.31%) GIAC
8 2 (1.31%) GCIA
8 2 (1.31%) GCFW
8 2 (1.31%) GCWN
8 2 (1.31%) MCSE
8 2 (1.31%) MCSA
8 2 (1.31%) Sun Certification
8 2 (1.31%) OCP
8 2 (1.31%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.19%) QA
2 8 (5.23%) SLA
3 4 (2.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.61%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 34 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (8.50%) Active Directory
3 12 (7.84%) Xen
4 6 (3.92%) VMware ESX
5 5 (3.27%) Hyper-V
6 4 (2.61%) PowerHA
6 4 (2.61%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (1.96%) VMware Workstation
7 3 (1.96%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (1.31%) XenApp
8 2 (1.31%) vSphere
9 1 (0.65%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 12 (7.84%) Puppet
2 7 (4.58%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.61%) BMC PATROL
4 3 (1.96%) Nagios
4 3 (1.96%) SCDPM
4 3 (1.96%) SCCM
4 3 (1.96%) OpenSSO
4 3 (1.96%) Cobbler
5 2 (1.31%) WMI
6 1 (0.65%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.65%) Nessus
6 1 (0.65%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 50 (32.68%) Oracle
2 47 (30.72%) VMware
3 38 (24.84%) Red Hat
4 30 (19.61%) Microsoft
5 23 (15.03%) HP
5 23 (15.03%) Cisco
6 12 (7.84%) IBM
7 11 (7.19%) Dell
8 8 (5.23%) Sybase
8 8 (5.23%) JBoss
8 8 (5.23%) Remedy
9 6 (3.92%) Sun
10 5 (3.27%) Blue Coat
10 5 (3.27%) Borland
10 5 (3.27%) SolarWinds
11 4 (2.61%) SAP
11 4 (2.61%) NetApp
11 4 (2.61%) Veritas
11 4 (2.61%) BMC
11 4 (2.61%) Citrix
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