The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Wales / South Wales
Rank 23 12 12
Rank change year-on-year -11 0  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 78 169 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 9.03% 13.70% 11.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 39.20% 46.56% 34.34%
Number of salaries quoted 69 157 114
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £54,700
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 South Wales with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
South Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 199 363 399
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 23.03% 29.42% 33.06%
Number of salaries quoted 173 322 333
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales 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 South Wales

Linux
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for Linux in South Wales

Linux
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in South Wales over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux in South Wales

Linux
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 within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff 0 57 £37,500 -6.25% 9
Newport -21 9 £42,500 +21.42%
Torfaen -6 4 £36,000 -20.00%
Bridgend +3 2 £42,500 +77.08%
Caerphilly -8 2 £30,500 -38.69%
Linux
Wales

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Linux.

1 69 (38.55%) Windows
2 58 (32.40%) Unix
3 49 (27.37%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (25.14%) Python
5 44 (24.58%) VMware
6 41 (22.91%) Oracle
6 41 (22.91%) Java
7 38 (21.23%) Amazon AWS
8 36 (20.11%) DevOps
8 36 (20.11%) PHP
8 36 (20.11%) Red Hat
9 35 (19.55%) Apache
10 33 (18.44%) JavaScript
11 32 (17.88%) JBoss
12 30 (16.76%) VMware Infrastructure
13 28 (15.64%) Android
13 28 (15.64%) MySQL
14 27 (15.08%) SQL
14 27 (15.08%) HTML
15 26 (14.53%) Perl
16 25 (13.97%) Scrum
17 24 (13.41%) Degree
17 24 (13.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 23 (12.85%) Bash Shell
18 23 (12.85%) SQL Server
19 22 (12.29%) Microsoft
19 22 (12.29%) Active Directory
19 22 (12.29%) Tomcat
19 22 (12.29%) DNS
19 22 (12.29%) Firewall

Linux
Top Related 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 35 (19.55%) Apache
2 32 (17.88%) JBoss
3 22 (12.29%) Tomcat
4 8 (4.47%) IIS
5 6 (3.35%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (3.35%) OpenStack
6 5 (2.79%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (2.79%) MS Exchange
6 5 (2.79%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.68%) NetWeaver
7 3 (1.68%) nginx
7 3 (1.68%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.68%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.12%) Apache Spark
8 2 (1.12%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (1.12%) Confluence
8 2 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (0.56%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (4.47%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 38 (21.23%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (12.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (7.82%) PaaS
4 13 (7.26%) IaaS
5 12 (6.70%) Office 365
5 12 (6.70%) SaaS
6 3 (1.68%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.12%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (1.12%) G Suite
7 2 (1.12%) GitHub
8 1 (0.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (12.29%) DNS
1 22 (12.29%) Firewall
2 15 (8.38%) HTTP
3 13 (7.26%) VoIP
4 12 (6.70%) TCP/IP
5 11 (6.15%) LAN
6 8 (4.47%) WAN
7 7 (3.91%) MPLS
8 6 (3.35%) DHCP
9 5 (2.79%) Ethernet
9 5 (2.79%) VLAN
9 5 (2.79%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (2.23%) iSCSI
10 4 (2.23%) PBX
10 4 (2.23%) RTP
10 4 (2.23%) SAN
10 4 (2.23%) Wireshark
11 3 (1.68%) NAS
11 3 (1.68%) VPN
12 2 (1.12%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (15.64%) MySQL
2 23 (12.85%) SQL Server
3 18 (10.06%) NoSQL
4 10 (5.59%) MongoDB
5 9 (5.03%) Oracle Database
6 8 (4.47%) Big Data
7 7 (3.91%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (3.35%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (2.79%) Hadoop
10 4 (2.23%) RDBMS
10 4 (2.23%) Relational Database
11 3 (1.68%) Amazon RDS
11 3 (1.68%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (1.68%) MariaDB
11 3 (1.68%) Neo4j
11 3 (1.68%) SAP HANA
12 2 (1.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 2 (1.12%) HPCC
12 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
13 1 (0.56%) GIS
Development Applications
1 22 (12.29%) Jenkins
2 13 (7.26%) Maven
3 9 (5.03%) Git (software)
4 7 (3.91%) Sonatype Nexus
5 6 (3.35%) Ant
5 6 (3.35%) Eclipse
6 4 (2.23%) JIRA
7 3 (1.68%) Bitbucket
7 3 (1.68%) JUnit
7 3 (1.68%) Selenium
8 2 (1.12%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.12%) Firebug
8 2 (1.12%) JMeter
8 2 (1.12%) SoapUI
8 2 (1.12%) Subversion
9 1 (0.56%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.56%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.56%) Rational DOORS
9 1 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.56%) TeamCity
General
1 17 (9.50%) Games
2 16 (8.94%) Telecoms
3 15 (8.38%) Finance
4 10 (5.59%) Advertising
4 10 (5.59%) Marketing
5 7 (3.91%) Retail
6 3 (1.68%) Law
7 2 (1.12%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.56%) Legal
8 1 (0.56%) Military
Job Titles
1 34 (18.99%) Developer
2 23 (12.85%) Systems Engineer
3 22 (12.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 19 (10.61%) Administrator
5 13 (7.26%) Java Developer
5 13 (7.26%) Linux Engineer
6 11 (6.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (6.15%) Support Engineer
7 9 (5.03%) DBA
7 9 (5.03%) PHP Developer
8 8 (4.47%) Senior Developer
8 8 (4.47%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 8 (4.47%) Software Engineer
8 8 (4.47%) Systems Administrator
9 7 (3.91%) Analyst
9 7 (3.91%) Linux Support
9 7 (3.91%) Network Engineer
9 7 (3.91%) Team Leader
10 6 (3.35%) Software Developer
11 5 (2.79%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (15.08%) HTML
2 21 (11.73%) HTML5
3 16 (8.94%) LAMP
4 15 (8.38%) CSS
5 13 (7.26%) J2EE
6 12 (6.70%) Web Services
7 11 (6.15%) .NET
7 11 (6.15%) REST
8 10 (5.59%) CSS3
8 10 (5.59%) jQuery
9 9 (5.03%) RESTful
9 9 (5.03%) Spring
10 8 (4.47%) Laravel
11 7 (3.91%) Hibernate
11 7 (3.91%) iOS SDK
12 6 (3.35%) AngularJS
13 5 (2.79%) JSON
13 5 (2.79%) Middleware
14 3 (1.68%) Apache Flex
14 3 (1.68%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.70%) Hybrid Cloud
2 11 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.59%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.79%) Clustering
5 4 (2.23%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.23%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.68%) CMDB
6 3 (1.68%) Fintech
6 3 (1.68%) Public Cloud
6 3 (1.68%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (1.12%) CUDA
7 2 (1.12%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.56%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.56%) BBC
8 1 (0.56%) CCTV
8 1 (0.56%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.56%) LPAR
8 1 (0.56%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.56%) Raspberry Pi
8 1 (0.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 69 (38.55%) Windows
2 58 (32.40%) Unix
3 28 (15.64%) Android
4 24 (13.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (12.29%) Apple iOS
6 21 (11.73%) CentOS
7 19 (10.61%) Windows Server
8 14 (7.82%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (7.26%) Ubuntu
10 12 (6.70%) Debian
10 12 (6.70%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (3.35%) Mac OS
12 4 (2.23%) AIX
12 4 (2.23%) Mac OS X
12 4 (2.23%) Solaris
13 3 (1.68%) HPUX
13 3 (1.68%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (1.12%) OpenBSD
14 2 (1.12%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (1.12%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (27.37%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (20.11%) DevOps
3 25 (13.97%) Scrum
4 20 (11.17%) Configuration Management
5 19 (10.61%) Software Engineering
6 16 (8.94%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (8.94%) ITIL
6 16 (8.94%) OO
7 14 (7.82%) High Availability
8 11 (6.15%) Open Source
8 11 (6.15%) TDD
9 10 (5.59%) Multithreading
10 9 (5.03%) OOP
10 9 (5.03%) Service Delivery
11 7 (3.91%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (3.91%) SDLC
12 6 (3.35%) Disaster Recovery
12 6 (3.35%) Load Balancing
12 6 (3.35%) Service Management
13 5 (2.79%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 45 (25.14%) Python
2 41 (22.91%) Java
3 36 (20.11%) PHP
4 33 (18.44%) JavaScript
5 27 (15.08%) SQL
6 26 (14.53%) Perl
7 23 (12.85%) Bash Shell
8 19 (10.61%) Objective-C
9 13 (7.26%) C++
10 11 (6.15%) C#
11 9 (5.03%) Shell Script
12 8 (4.47%) C
13 6 (3.35%) Scala
14 5 (2.79%) PowerShell
14 5 (2.79%) Ruby
15 3 (1.68%) ABAP
16 2 (1.12%) Korn
16 2 (1.12%) PL/SQL
17 1 (0.56%) R
17 1 (0.56%) VB6
Qualifications
1 24 (13.41%) Degree
2 9 (5.03%) MCSE
2 9 (5.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (3.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (2.23%) CCNA
4 4 (2.23%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (2.23%) MCSA
5 3 (1.68%) CCNP
5 3 (1.68%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.68%) RHCE
5 3 (1.68%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.56%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.56%) CISA
6 1 (0.56%) CISM
6 1 (0.56%) CISSP
6 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.47%) SLA
2 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.56%) QA
System Software
1 30 (16.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (12.29%) Active Directory
3 10 (5.59%) Hyper-V
3 10 (5.59%) vSphere
4 8 (4.47%) Firmware
5 5 (2.79%) Docker
5 5 (2.79%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.12%) vCloud
6 2 (1.12%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.12%) XenApp
6 2 (1.12%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.56%) NFS
7 1 (0.56%) Squid
Systems Management
1 17 (9.50%) Puppet
2 11 (6.15%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (5.03%) Ansible
4 5 (2.79%) NetBackup
5 3 (1.68%) ServiceCenter
6 2 (1.12%) Nagios
6 2 (1.12%) Rundeck
6 2 (1.12%) Terraform
6 2 (1.12%) vRealize
6 2 (1.12%) WhatsUp Gold
7 1 (0.56%) SCCM
7 1 (0.56%) WSUS
7 1 (0.56%) yum
Vendors
1 44 (24.58%) VMware
2 41 (22.91%) Oracle
3 36 (20.11%) Red Hat
4 22 (12.29%) Microsoft
5 20 (11.17%) Cisco
6 8 (4.47%) F5
7 6 (3.35%) Brocade
7 6 (3.35%) IBM
7 6 (3.35%) SolarWinds
8 5 (2.79%) Avaya
8 5 (2.79%) Dell
9 4 (2.23%) Acme Packet
9 4 (2.23%) EMC
9 4 (2.23%) EqualLogic
9 4 (2.23%) HP
9 4 (2.23%) Juniper
9 4 (2.23%) SonicWALL
10 3 (1.68%) AppDynamics
10 3 (1.68%) Atlassian
10 3 (1.68%) Blue Coat
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