The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 13 21
Rank change year-on-year -4 +8  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 49 84 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 9.70% 12.19% 8.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 49.49% 50.60% 34.81%
Number of salaries quoted 43 72 54
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,100 £25,000 £26,150
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,500 £47,500
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 Cardiff with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Cardiff
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 99 166 181
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 19.60% 24.09% 23.91%
Number of salaries quoted 91 143 140
Median salary £34,500 £37,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.75% +4.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,163 £41,980 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff 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 Cardiff

Linux
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Salary trend for Linux in Cardiff

Linux
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Cardiff over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Linux.

1 45 (43.27%) Windows
2 38 (36.54%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (36.54%) DevOps
3 36 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (31.73%) PHP
5 29 (27.88%) Python
6 27 (25.96%) Configuration Management
7 26 (25.00%) OO
7 26 (25.00%) Java
8 25 (24.04%) Unix
9 23 (22.12%) Games
10 21 (20.19%) Bash Shell
11 20 (19.23%) Puppet
11 20 (19.23%) Perl
11 20 (19.23%) Opscode Chef
12 19 (18.27%) Oracle
12 19 (18.27%) SLA
12 19 (18.27%) Microsoft Azure
12 19 (18.27%) VMware
13 18 (17.31%) MySQL
14 17 (16.35%) ITIL
14 17 (16.35%) Continuous Integration
15 15 (14.42%) VMware Infrastructure
15 15 (14.42%) NoSQL
15 15 (14.42%) DNS
15 15 (14.42%) Red Hat
16 14 (13.46%) Firewall
16 14 (13.46%) Cisco
16 14 (13.46%) C#
16 14 (13.46%) CentOS

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 9 (8.65%) Apache
2 7 (6.73%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (6.73%) IIS
3 6 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (5.77%) JBoss
3 6 (5.77%) MS Exchange
3 6 (5.77%) Tomcat
4 5 (4.81%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.85%) Apache Spark
6 3 (2.88%) CMS
6 3 (2.88%) WordPress
7 2 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.96%) Confluence
8 1 (0.96%) Drupal
8 1 (0.96%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.96%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 38 (36.54%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (18.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (7.69%) Office 365
4 5 (4.81%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (1.92%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.92%) PaaS
5 2 (1.92%) SaaS
6 1 (0.96%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.96%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.96%) AWS OpsWorks
6 1 (0.96%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 15 (14.42%) DNS
2 14 (13.46%) Firewall
3 12 (11.54%) TCP/IP
3 12 (11.54%) VPN
4 6 (5.77%) HTTP
4 6 (5.77%) VoIP
5 5 (4.81%) DHCP
6 4 (3.85%) iSCSI
6 4 (3.85%) LAN
6 4 (3.85%) MPLS
6 4 (3.85%) PBX
6 4 (3.85%) RTP
6 4 (3.85%) WAN
6 4 (3.85%) Wireshark
7 3 (2.88%) SSL
7 3 (2.88%) VLAN
8 2 (1.92%) BGP
8 2 (1.92%) Ethernet
8 2 (1.92%) OSPF
8 2 (1.92%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (17.31%) MySQL
2 15 (14.42%) NoSQL
3 9 (8.65%) SQL Server
4 8 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (5.77%) MongoDB
6 4 (3.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 4 (3.85%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (3.85%) Big Data
6 4 (3.85%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.92%) MariaDB
7 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.96%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.96%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.96%) DB2
8 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.96%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.96%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 6 (5.77%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.81%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.85%) Maven
4 3 (2.88%) Bitbucket
4 3 (2.88%) Selenium
4 3 (2.88%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (1.92%) Ant
5 2 (1.92%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.96%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.96%) JIRA
6 1 (0.96%) JUnit
6 1 (0.96%) Vagrant
General
1 23 (22.12%) Games
2 11 (10.58%) Finance
3 6 (5.77%) Law
4 4 (3.85%) Advertising
4 4 (3.85%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.88%) Marketing
6 2 (1.92%) Retail
6 2 (1.92%) Welsh Language
7 1 (0.96%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 28 (26.92%) DevOps Engineer
2 19 (18.27%) Developer
3 13 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 7 (6.73%) Support Engineer
5 6 (5.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (5.77%) Network Engineer
5 6 (5.77%) Senior Network Engineer
5 6 (5.77%) Software Engineer
6 5 (4.81%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (4.81%) Team Leader
7 4 (3.85%) Administrator
7 4 (3.85%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (2.88%) Analyst
8 3 (2.88%) Microsoft Engineer
8 3 (2.88%) Middleware Engineer
8 3 (2.88%) Security Analyst
8 3 (2.88%) Software Manager
9 2 (1.92%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 2 (1.92%) PHP Software Engineer
9 2 (1.92%) PHP Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.58%) .NET
1 11 (10.58%) HTML
2 9 (8.65%) AngularJS
2 9 (8.65%) HTML5
2 9 (8.65%) Web Services
3 7 (6.73%) CSS
4 6 (5.77%) Hibernate
4 6 (5.77%) Spring
5 5 (4.81%) CSS3
5 5 (4.81%) J2EE
5 5 (4.81%) Middleware
6 4 (3.85%) LAMP
6 4 (3.85%) Laravel
6 4 (3.85%) REST
7 3 (2.88%) Ext JS
7 3 (2.88%) iOS SDK
7 3 (2.88%) React
7 3 (2.88%) RESTful
8 2 (1.92%) CakePHP
8 2 (1.92%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (6.73%) Hybrid Cloud
2 6 (5.77%) CMDB
3 5 (4.81%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.81%) Public Cloud
4 4 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.85%) CUDA
5 3 (2.88%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (1.92%) BBC
6 2 (1.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (1.92%) Xbox
7 1 (0.96%) CCTV
7 1 (0.96%) Clustering
7 1 (0.96%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.96%) Fintech
7 1 (0.96%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 45 (43.27%) Windows
2 25 (24.04%) Unix
3 14 (13.46%) CentOS
4 12 (11.54%) Windows Server
5 11 (10.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (8.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (6.73%) Android
9 6 (5.77%) Ubuntu
10 5 (4.81%) Apple iOS
11 4 (3.85%) Debian
12 2 (1.92%) Solaris
12 2 (1.92%) VMS
12 2 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.96%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (36.54%) DevOps
2 36 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (25.96%) Configuration Management
4 26 (25.00%) OO
5 17 (16.35%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (16.35%) ITIL
6 14 (13.46%) Software Engineering
7 10 (9.62%) Open Source
8 9 (8.65%) Change Management
8 9 (8.65%) OOD
8 9 (8.65%) SDLC
9 7 (6.73%) OOP
9 7 (6.73%) Scrum
10 5 (4.81%) E-Commerce
10 5 (4.81%) High Availability
11 4 (3.85%) Artificial Intelligence
11 4 (3.85%) Data Visualisation
11 4 (3.85%) Parallel Computing
11 4 (3.85%) Test Automation
11 4 (3.85%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 33 (31.73%) PHP
2 29 (27.88%) Python
3 26 (25.00%) Java
4 21 (20.19%) Bash Shell
5 20 (19.23%) Perl
6 14 (13.46%) C#
7 13 (12.50%) JavaScript
7 13 (12.50%) SQL
8 7 (6.73%) C++
9 6 (5.77%) C
9 6 (5.77%) PowerShell
10 5 (4.81%) Objective-C
11 3 (2.88%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.96%) ABAP
12 1 (0.96%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (10.58%) Degree
2 7 (6.73%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (3.85%) CCNA
3 4 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (3.85%) MCSA
3 4 (3.85%) MCSE
3 4 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.88%) CCNP
5 1 (0.96%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (18.27%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (14.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 5 (4.81%) Docker
4 3 (2.88%) Firmware
4 3 (2.88%) vSphere
5 2 (1.92%) vCloud
5 2 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.92%) XenApp
5 2 (1.92%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (19.23%) Opscode Chef
1 20 (19.23%) Puppet
2 7 (6.73%) NetBackup
3 6 (5.77%) Ansible
4 4 (3.85%) ServiceCenter
5 2 (1.92%) Grafana
6 1 (0.96%) Nagios
Vendors
1 19 (18.27%) Oracle
1 19 (18.27%) VMware
2 15 (14.42%) Red Hat
3 14 (13.46%) Cisco
4 13 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 5 (4.81%) Juniper
6 4 (3.85%) Acme Packet
6 4 (3.85%) Brocade
6 4 (3.85%) Dell
6 4 (3.85%) EqualLogic
6 4 (3.85%) HP
6 4 (3.85%) SolarWinds
6 4 (3.85%) SonicWALL
7 3 (2.88%) EMC
7 3 (2.88%) Sencha
8 2 (1.92%) Apple
8 2 (1.92%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.92%) Citrix
8 2 (1.92%) NetApp
8 2 (1.92%) Symantec
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