Period
to 27 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Linux Support was £36,500 in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux Support
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 107 140 136
Rank change year-on-year +33 -4 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 6 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.38% 0.043% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.044% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 6
South Wales median annual salary £36,500 £22,000 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +65.91% -34.81% +22.73%
10th Percentile £26,375 £21,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £46,250 £23,000 £40,000
Wales median annual salary £36,500 £23,500 £33,750
% change year-on-year +55.32% -30.37% +22.73%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
South Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1539 2285 2375
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 97.53% 98.36% 97.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1351 1998 2039
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% +4.29%
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £56,250 £53,750 £55,000
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% +4.29%

Linux Support
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings that featured Linux Support in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Linux Support in South Wales

Linux Support
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for Linux Support in South Wales

Linux Support
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Support in South Wales over the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux Support in South Wales

Linux Support
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Support within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 27 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff - 5 £41,000 -
Caerphilly - 1 £32,000 -
Linux Support
Wales

Linux Support Skill Set
Top 29 Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 July 2017, Linux Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Wales region featuring Linux Support in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (50.00%) Unix
3 2 (33.33%) AIX
3 2 (33.33%) Solaris
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) PHP
3 2 (33.33%) Internet
3 2 (33.33%) JBoss
3 2 (33.33%) Apache
3 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 2 (33.33%) Android
3 2 (33.33%) HTML5
3 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 2 (33.33%) High Availability
3 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Objective-C
3 2 (33.33%) Clustering
3 2 (33.33%) NetBackup
3 2 (33.33%) Veritas
4 1 (16.67%) Open Source
4 1 (16.67%) Advertising
4 1 (16.67%) BBC
4 1 (16.67%) VPN
4 1 (16.67%) Windows

Linux Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 2 (33.33%) Apache
1 2 (33.33%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Internet
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Unix
3 2 (33.33%) AIX
3 2 (33.33%) Android
3 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 2 (33.33%) Solaris
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) High Availability
1 2 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 1 (16.67%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 2 (33.33%) Objective-C
1 2 (33.33%) PHP
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (33.33%) Veritas