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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 14 12
Rank change year-on-year -3 -2  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 74 121 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 10.16% 10.81% 13.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.85% 44.32% 44.09%
Number of salaries quoted 68 103 155
Median salary £37,500 £38,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.59% +6.94%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,400 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £49,000 £47,100
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 165 273 381
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 22.66% 24.40% 30.60%
Number of salaries quoted 152 236 331
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% -2.77%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
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 23 June 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 23 June 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 -6 46 £40,000 - 3
Newport +12 15 £31,825 -15.13% 1
Bridgend +4 6 £37,500 -2.59%
Torfaen +5 3 £41,500 -11.70%
Caerphilly 0 1 £22,000 -41.33% 1
Monmouthshire - 1 £31,500 -
Linux
Wales

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 South Wales region with a requirement for Linux.

1 67 (43.79%) Windows
2 48 (31.37%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (31.37%) DevOps
3 47 (30.72%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (28.10%) Unix
4 43 (28.10%) Python
5 36 (23.53%) Java
6 35 (22.88%) PHP
7 33 (21.57%) Configuration Management
8 30 (19.61%) Bash Shell
9 27 (17.65%) Oracle
10 26 (16.99%) OO
10 26 (16.99%) Red Hat
10 26 (16.99%) VMware
10 26 (16.99%) Puppet
10 26 (16.99%) Opscode Chef
11 25 (16.34%) Windows Server
12 24 (15.69%) Games
12 24 (15.69%) Microsoft
12 24 (15.69%) ITIL
12 24 (15.69%) Perl
13 23 (15.03%) MySQL
14 22 (14.38%) Continuous Integration
14 22 (14.38%) VMware Infrastructure
15 21 (13.73%) CentOS
15 21 (13.73%) Microsoft Azure
16 20 (13.07%) Firewall
16 20 (13.07%) Cisco
16 20 (13.07%) Active Directory
16 20 (13.07%) Ubuntu

Linux
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 13 (8.50%) Apache
2 10 (6.54%) JBoss
3 9 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 9 (5.88%) Tomcat
4 7 (4.58%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (4.58%) IIS
5 6 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (3.92%) MS Exchange
6 5 (3.27%) WordPress
7 4 (2.61%) Apache Spark
7 4 (2.61%) OpenStack
8 3 (1.96%) CMS
8 3 (1.96%) nginx
9 2 (1.31%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (1.31%) Confluence
9 2 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (1.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (1.31%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.65%) Drupal
Applications
1 6 (3.92%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.61%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 48 (31.37%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (13.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (7.84%) Office 365
4 11 (7.19%) SaaS
5 10 (6.54%) PaaS
6 8 (5.23%) IaaS
7 5 (3.27%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (2.61%) G Suite
9 2 (1.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (1.31%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.65%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.65%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.65%) AWS OpsWorks
10 1 (0.65%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 20 (13.07%) Firewall
2 19 (12.42%) DNS
3 13 (8.50%) TCP/IP
4 12 (7.84%) VPN
5 10 (6.54%) HTTP
5 10 (6.54%) VoIP
6 7 (4.58%) DHCP
7 5 (3.27%) Internet
7 5 (3.27%) SAN
8 4 (2.61%) iSCSI
8 4 (2.61%) LAN
8 4 (2.61%) MPLS
8 4 (2.61%) PBX
8 4 (2.61%) RTP
8 4 (2.61%) VLAN
8 4 (2.61%) WAN
8 4 (2.61%) Wireshark
9 3 (1.96%) IP Telephony
9 3 (1.96%) NAS
9 3 (1.96%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (15.03%) MySQL
2 16 (10.46%) NoSQL
2 16 (10.46%) SQL Server
3 13 (8.50%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (5.88%) MongoDB
5 5 (3.27%) Hadoop
6 4 (2.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 4 (2.61%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (2.61%) Big Data
7 3 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (1.96%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.31%) Couchbase
8 2 (1.31%) MariaDB
8 2 (1.31%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.65%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.65%) Oracle Exadata
9 1 (0.65%) Redis
9 1 (0.65%) SAP HANA
9 1 (0.65%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 16 (10.46%) Git (software)
2 14 (9.15%) Jenkins
3 12 (7.84%) Maven
4 4 (2.61%) Ant
5 3 (1.96%) Bitbucket
5 3 (1.96%) Selenium
5 3 (1.96%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (1.96%) Vagrant
6 2 (1.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (1.31%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.65%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.65%) JIRA
7 1 (0.65%) JUnit
7 1 (0.65%) Rational DOORS
General
1 24 (15.69%) Games
2 12 (7.84%) Finance
3 9 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.92%) Law
4 6 (3.92%) Marketing
5 4 (2.61%) Advertising
5 4 (2.61%) Automotive
6 3 (1.96%) Multimedia
6 3 (1.96%) Retail
7 2 (1.31%) Military
7 2 (1.31%) Welsh Language
8 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.65%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 38 (24.84%) DevOps Engineer
2 24 (15.69%) Developer
3 14 (9.15%) Java Developer
4 13 (8.50%) Systems Engineer
5 12 (7.84%) Administrator
6 10 (6.54%) Analyst
7 9 (5.88%) Support Engineer
8 8 (5.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (5.23%) Linux Engineer
9 7 (4.58%) Support Analyst
10 6 (3.92%) Network Engineer
10 6 (3.92%) Senior Network Engineer
10 6 (3.92%) Software Engineer
10 6 (3.92%) Systems Administrator
10 6 (3.92%) Team Leader
11 5 (3.27%) Applications Support
11 5 (3.27%) IT Support
12 4 (2.61%) IT Analyst
12 4 (2.61%) Senior DevOps
12 4 (2.61%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (11.11%) Web Services
2 14 (9.15%) HTML
3 13 (8.50%) .NET
4 11 (7.19%) HTML5
4 11 (7.19%) REST
5 9 (5.88%) AngularJS
5 9 (5.88%) CSS
6 6 (3.92%) Elastic Stack
6 6 (3.92%) Hibernate
6 6 (3.92%) Spring
7 5 (3.27%) CSS3
7 5 (3.27%) J2EE
7 5 (3.27%) Middleware
8 4 (2.61%) iOS SDK
8 4 (2.61%) LAMP
8 4 (2.61%) Laravel
8 4 (2.61%) Sass
9 3 (1.96%) Ext JS
9 3 (1.96%) React
9 3 (1.96%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.54%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.23%) Computer Science
3 7 (4.58%) Hybrid Cloud
4 6 (3.92%) CMDB
4 6 (3.92%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.27%) Public Cloud
6 4 (2.61%) CUDA
6 4 (2.61%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (1.96%) Private Cloud
7 3 (1.96%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (1.31%) BBC
8 2 (1.31%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.31%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.31%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (1.31%) Xbox
9 1 (0.65%) CCTV
9 1 (0.65%) Clustering
9 1 (0.65%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.65%) PKI
9 1 (0.65%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 67 (43.79%) Windows
2 43 (28.10%) Unix
3 25 (16.34%) Windows Server
4 21 (13.73%) CentOS
5 20 (13.07%) Ubuntu
6 13 (8.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (7.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (7.19%) Debian
9 9 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (5.23%) Android
11 6 (3.92%) Apple iOS
12 5 (3.27%) Mac OS
13 4 (2.61%) Solaris
13 4 (2.61%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (1.96%) AIX
14 3 (1.96%) OpenBSD
15 2 (1.31%) VMS
16 1 (0.65%) HPUX
16 1 (0.65%) Oracle Linux
16 1 (0.65%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (31.37%) DevOps
2 47 (30.72%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (21.57%) Configuration Management
4 26 (16.99%) OO
5 24 (15.69%) ITIL
6 22 (14.38%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (11.11%) Software Engineering
8 14 (9.15%) Scrum
9 13 (8.50%) Open Source
10 10 (6.54%) Change Management
11 9 (5.88%) OOD
11 9 (5.88%) SDLC
12 8 (5.23%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (5.23%) Test Automation
13 7 (4.58%) High Availability
13 7 (4.58%) OOP
14 6 (3.92%) Cross-Platform Development
14 6 (3.92%) Service Management
14 6 (3.92%) Visualisation
15 5 (3.27%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 43 (28.10%) Python
2 36 (23.53%) Java
3 35 (22.88%) PHP
4 30 (19.61%) Bash Shell
5 24 (15.69%) Perl
6 18 (11.76%) SQL
7 16 (10.46%) C#
8 14 (9.15%) JavaScript
9 10 (6.54%) C++
10 7 (4.58%) C
11 6 (3.92%) Objective-C
11 6 (3.92%) PowerShell
12 4 (2.61%) Groovy
13 3 (1.96%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.65%) ABAP
14 1 (0.65%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.65%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.65%) VB
14 1 (0.65%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.65%) VB6
Qualifications
1 16 (10.46%) Degree
2 11 (7.19%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (3.92%) CCNA
3 6 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (3.92%) MCSA
3 6 (3.92%) MCSE
3 6 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (3.27%) CCNP
5 4 (2.61%) GNVQ
6 2 (1.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.65%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.65%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (12.42%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (14.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (13.07%) Active Directory
3 15 (9.80%) Docker
4 6 (3.92%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (3.27%) Firmware
6 4 (2.61%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.96%) vSphere
8 2 (1.31%) Hyper-V
8 2 (1.31%) vCloud
8 2 (1.31%) XenApp
8 2 (1.31%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 26 (16.99%) Opscode Chef
1 26 (16.99%) Puppet
2 16 (10.46%) Ansible
3 7 (4.58%) NetBackup
3 7 (4.58%) Terraform
4 4 (2.61%) ServiceCenter
5 2 (1.31%) Grafana
5 2 (1.31%) vRealize
6 1 (0.65%) Nagios
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (0.65%) Packer
Vendors
1 27 (17.65%) Oracle
2 26 (16.99%) Red Hat
2 26 (16.99%) VMware
3 24 (15.69%) Microsoft
4 20 (13.07%) Cisco
5 6 (3.92%) Dell
5 6 (3.92%) HP
6 5 (3.27%) Juniper
7 4 (2.61%) Acme Packet
7 4 (2.61%) Brocade
7 4 (2.61%) EMC
7 4 (2.61%) EqualLogic
7 4 (2.61%) Google
7 4 (2.61%) SolarWinds
7 4 (2.61%) SonicWALL
8 3 (1.96%) NetApp
8 3 (1.96%) Sencha
9 2 (1.31%) Apple
9 2 (1.31%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.31%) Citrix
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