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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 16 23 18
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 5 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 5.32% 5.88% 2.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.86% 13.89% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 1
Average salary £45,000 £18,250 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+146.57% -22.34%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
28 36 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 29.79% 42.35% 13.64%
Number of salaries quoted 20 33 5
Average salary £26,000 £25,500 £19,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.96% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,200 £18,000 £19,050
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £26,200 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 19 September 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
(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 +7 5 £45,000 +146.57% 5
Linux
Wales

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 6 (85.71%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (85.71%) Puppet
1 6 (85.71%) DevOps
2 5 (71.43%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (71.43%) Jenkins
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) SOA
3 4 (57.14%) Configuration Management
3 4 (57.14%) Ruby
3 4 (57.14%) RSpec
3 4 (57.14%) SaaS
3 4 (57.14%) PaaS
3 4 (57.14%) Web Services
3 4 (57.14%) IaaS
3 4 (57.14%) MongoDB
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
5 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
5 1 (14.29%) Selenium
5 1 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (14.29%) Subversion
5 1 (14.29%) SSH
5 1 (14.29%) JSF
5 1 (14.29%) Maven
5 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) Java EE
5 1 (14.29%) JPA
5 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
5 1 (14.29%) Scala
5 1 (14.29%) HTTP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) SaaS
1 4 (57.14%) PaaS
1 4 (57.14%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
1 1 (14.29%) SSL
1 1 (14.29%) IPv4
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
1 1 (14.29%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) MongoDB
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Jenkins
2 4 (57.14%) RSpec
3 1 (14.29%) Ant
3 1 (14.29%) JUnit
3 1 (14.29%) Subversion
3 1 (14.29%) Maven
3 1 (14.29%) Selenium
3 1 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) JSF
2 1 (14.29%) Java EE
2 1 (14.29%) JPA
2 1 (14.29%) REST
2 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
2 1 (14.29%) EJB
2 1 (14.29%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (85.71%) DevOps
2 5 (71.43%) SOA
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) Configuration Management
4 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Ruby
2 1 (14.29%) Scala
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) Puppet
2 5 (71.43%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (14.29%) Vagrant
Swansea
Kainos
Salary: £30,000 - £60,000 per year
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