The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Wales region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Wales / West Wales
Rank 32 26 16
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -10
Permanent jobs citing Linux 6 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 5.17% 5.26% 1.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.57% 28.57% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 1
Median salary £41,250 £46,250 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.81% +54.16%
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +1.19%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Wales region.

Operating Systems Category
West Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
21 14 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 18.10% 18.42% 12.07%
Number of salaries quoted 19 8 5
Median salary £40,000 £25,750 £18,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+55.33% +43.05%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the West Wales region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

Linux
Salary Trend in West Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the West Wales region.

Linux Salary Trend in West Wales

Linux
Job Locations in West Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the West Wales region over the 3 months to 23 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
Swansea -5 6 £41,250 -10.81% 4
Linux
Wales

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 23 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 West Wales region with a requirement for Linux.

1 6 (66.67%) Python
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
1 6 (66.67%) Firewall
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
1 6 (66.67%) SIEM
2 4 (44.44%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (44.44%) VMware
3 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (22.22%) Palo Alto
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Deployment
4 2 (22.22%) Security Monitoring
4 2 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (22.22%) Ansible
4 2 (22.22%) DevOps
4 2 (22.22%) SaltStack
4 2 (22.22%) OpenStack
4 2 (22.22%) Rackspace
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (22.22%) IaaS
4 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
4 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
4 2 (22.22%) Clearswift
4 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
4 2 (22.22%) DNS
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco
4 2 (22.22%) Ant
4 2 (22.22%) Splunk
4 2 (22.22%) Maven
4 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in West 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 2 (22.22%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (22.22%) IaaS
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) DNS
2 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Ant
1 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
1 2 (22.22%) Maven
1 2 (22.22%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Security Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Cybersecurity Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) IT Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) IT Security Engineer
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) CentOS
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) SUSE
3 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) SIEM
2 4 (44.44%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Deployment
3 2 (22.22%) DevOps
3 2 (22.22%) Security Monitoring
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL V2
4 1 (11.11%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) MCDST
1 1 (11.11%) MCP
1 1 (11.11%) MCSA
1 1 (11.11%) MCSE
1 1 (11.11%) MCTS
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (22.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Ansible
1 2 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (22.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco
2 2 (22.22%) Clearswift
2 2 (22.22%) Palo Alto
2 2 (22.22%) Rackspace
2 2 (22.22%) SaltStack
2 2 (22.22%) Splunk
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
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