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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 10 29 14
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -15
Permanent jobs citing Linux 1 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 2.44% 0.78% 3.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.09% 4.55% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Average salary - £52,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +75.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.89%
Linux
Wales

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
11 22 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 26.83% 17.19% 16.98%
Number of salaries quoted 9 22 9
Average salary £20,000 £25,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,055 £40,000 £31,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the West Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the West Wales region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swansea +18 1 - - 3
Linux
Wales

Linux
Top 18 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the West 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 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the West 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Support
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
Llanelli
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago