The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bridgend with a requirement for Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
South Wales / Bridgend
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 7 11
Rank change year-on-year +4 +4  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 6 19 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bridgend 40.00% 25.00% 12.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 85.71% 48.72% 47.06%
Number of salaries quoted 6 14 6
Median salary £37,500 £38,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.59% +6.94%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Linux is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bridgend with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Bridgend
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 7 39 17
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bridgend 46.67% 51.32% 26.56%
Number of salaries quoted 7 27 14
Median salary £37,500 £23,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +63.04% -36.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £18,000 £27,400
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Bridgend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bridgend citing Linux as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Bridgend

Linux
Salary Trend in Bridgend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux in Bridgend.

Salary trend for Linux in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Bridgend region with a requirement for Linux.

1 8 (100.00%) Ubuntu
2 6 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (75.00%) Puppet
2 6 (75.00%) DevOps
2 6 (75.00%) Java
2 6 (75.00%) Configuration Management
2 6 (75.00%) Maven
2 6 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (75.00%) Ansible
2 6 (75.00%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (50.00%) Continuous Deployment
3 4 (50.00%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (50.00%) Docker
3 4 (50.00%) Elastic Stack
3 4 (50.00%) HTTP
3 4 (50.00%) Python
3 4 (50.00%) REST
3 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (37.50%) Unix
5 2 (25.00%) Scrum
5 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (25.00%) MySQL
5 2 (25.00%) Web Services
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (25.00%) Open Source
5 2 (25.00%) Vagrant
6 1 (12.50%) Supermicro

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bridgend 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (12.50%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (75.00%) Maven
2 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (25.00%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (12.50%) Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Elastic Stack
1 4 (50.00%) REST
2 2 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Ubuntu
2 3 (37.50%) Unix
3 1 (12.50%) AIX
3 1 (12.50%) CentOS
3 1 (12.50%) Debian
3 1 (12.50%) HPUX
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Configuration Management
1 6 (75.00%) DevOps
2 4 (50.00%) Continuous Deployment
2 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Open Source
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 4 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (50.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) Ansible
1 6 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (75.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (12.50%) Supermicro