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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
South Wales / Bridgend
Rank 6 9 15
Rank change year-on-year +3 +6  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 2 14 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bridgend 10.00% 21.54% 1.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 34.15% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2 11 1
Median salary £42,500 £24,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +77.08% -31.42%  
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 4 41 6
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bridgend 20.00% 63.08% 11.32%
Number of salaries quoted 4 37 5
Median salary £40,000 £24,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +66.66% -40.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £18,000 £14,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £45,500 £38,500
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

Linux
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (100.00%) Ubuntu
2 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) CentOS
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Debian
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) AIX
2 2 (66.67%) HPUX
2 2 (66.67%) Solaris
3 1 (33.33%) Supermicro
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre

Linux
Top Related 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:

Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) Unix Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Ubuntu
2 2 (66.67%) AIX
2 2 (66.67%) CentOS
2 2 (66.67%) Debian
2 2 (66.67%) HPUX
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Solaris
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) Supermicro