Period
to 18 January 2019

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 6 months to 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 13 19 17
Rank change year-on-year +6 -2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 180 122 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 11.55% 8.98% 10.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 48.00% 32.62% 45.90%
Number of salaries quoted 158 106 175
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £28,675 £28,125 £27,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £54,375 £53,750
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +6.67%

Linux is in the Operating Systems category. The following 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.

All Operating Systems
South Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 375 374 451
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 24.05% 27.52% 23.05%
Number of salaries quoted 323 332 405
South Wales median annual salary £37,500 £34,750 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.91% -3.47% +2.86%
10th Percentile £23,000 £21,000 £22,427
90th Percentile £58,500 £49,875 £52,500
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £37,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year -0.66% +7.86% -

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

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 6 months to 18 January 2019.

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 6 months to 18 January 2019. 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 +4 111 £40,000 +4.58% 26
Newport +11 36 £40,000 -1.54% 11
Torfaen +10 20 £53,750 +34.38%
Bridgend -2 8 £48,750 +41.30% 3
Monmouthshire - 2 £58,750 - 1
Caerphilly -5 1 £45,000 -18.18%
Linux
Wales

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for Linux.

1 61 (33.89%) Amazon AWS
2 58 (32.22%) DevOps
3 57 (31.67%) Windows
4 51 (28.33%) Red Hat
4 51 (28.33%) VMware
5 45 (25.00%) Windows Server
6 43 (23.89%) Python
7 39 (21.67%) Unix
7 39 (21.67%) Ansible
8 37 (20.56%) Microsoft Azure
8 37 (20.56%) Agile Software Development
9 36 (20.00%) Microsoft
10 33 (18.33%) Java
10 33 (18.33%) CentOS
11 32 (17.78%) Docker
11 32 (17.78%) VMware Infrastructure
12 30 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 30 (16.67%) SQL
13 27 (15.00%) Jenkins
14 26 (14.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 26 (14.44%) HTML
15 25 (13.89%) CSS
15 25 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
16 24 (13.33%) JavaScript
17 22 (12.22%) Active Directory
18 21 (11.67%) DNS
19 20 (11.11%) PowerShell
19 20 (11.11%) Bash Shell
19 20 (11.11%) Git (software)
20 19 (10.56%) PHP

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 16 (8.89%) Apache
1 16 (8.89%) MS Exchange
2 12 (6.67%) CMS
2 12 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (6.11%) IIS
3 11 (6.11%) Tomcat
4 9 (5.00%) SharePoint
5 8 (4.44%) JBoss
6 7 (3.89%) WebLogic
7 6 (3.33%) nginx
8 5 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (2.22%) Apache Solr
9 4 (2.22%) Drupal
9 4 (2.22%) OpenStack
9 4 (2.22%) Skype for Business
10 2 (1.11%) CICS
10 2 (1.11%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.56%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (0.56%) Confluence
11 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.11%) EngageOne
3 1 (0.56%) InVision
3 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.11%) Staffware
2 1 (0.56%) Magento
2 1 (0.56%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 61 (33.89%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (20.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (7.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 10 (5.56%) Google Cloud Platform
5 7 (3.89%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (3.89%) SaaS
6 6 (3.33%) GitHub
6 6 (3.33%) Office 365
6 6 (3.33%) Stackdriver
7 5 (2.78%) PaaS
8 3 (1.67%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (1.67%) Datadog
8 3 (1.67%) IaaS
9 1 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.56%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.56%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.56%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 21 (11.67%) DNS
2 18 (10.00%) DHCP
3 17 (9.44%) TCP/IP
4 15 (8.33%) Firewall
5 14 (7.78%) VoIP
6 13 (7.22%) Wireshark
7 9 (5.00%) HTTP
7 9 (5.00%) HTTPS
8 7 (3.89%) RTP
8 7 (3.89%) SAN
9 6 (3.33%) Internet
10 5 (2.78%) NetScaler
10 5 (2.78%) VLAN
11 4 (2.22%) PBX
12 3 (1.67%) FTP
12 3 (1.67%) IPsec
12 3 (1.67%) Network Security
12 3 (1.67%) SMS
12 3 (1.67%) SSL
12 3 (1.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (8.89%) MySQL
2 15 (8.33%) MongoDB
3 12 (6.67%) SQL Server
4 9 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (3.33%) Relational Database
6 5 (2.78%) NoSQL
6 5 (2.78%) Redis
7 4 (2.22%) MariaDB
7 4 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.67%) Neo4j
8 3 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.11%) Big Data
9 2 (1.11%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (1.11%) Cosmos DB
9 2 (1.11%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.11%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (0.56%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.56%) HBase
10 1 (0.56%) Pentaho
10 1 (0.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 27 (15.00%) Jenkins
2 20 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 15 (8.33%) Maven
4 10 (5.56%) Sonatype Nexus
5 6 (3.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (3.33%) CF BOSH
6 5 (2.78%) webpack
7 4 (2.22%) Vagrant
8 3 (1.67%) Gradle
8 3 (1.67%) Subversion
8 3 (1.67%) Travis CI
9 2 (1.11%) Ant
9 2 (1.11%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.11%) JIRA
9 2 (1.11%) JMeter
9 2 (1.11%) JUnit
9 2 (1.11%) Selenium
9 2 (1.11%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.11%) Visual Studio Coded UI
9 2 (1.11%) Xcode
General
1 16 (8.89%) Finance
2 11 (6.11%) Advertising
3 4 (2.22%) Games
3 4 (2.22%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.67%) Publishing
5 2 (1.11%) Billing
5 2 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.56%) Electronics
6 1 (0.56%) Law
6 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.56%) Marketing
6 1 (0.56%) Military
Job Titles
1 33 (18.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 28 (15.56%) Developer
3 23 (12.78%) Cloud Engineer
4 20 (11.11%) Administrator
4 20 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 19 (10.56%) Systems Administrator
6 18 (10.00%) Support Engineer
6 18 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
7 15 (8.33%) Consultant
7 15 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
8 11 (6.11%) Linux Engineer
9 10 (5.56%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 10 (5.56%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 10 (5.56%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
10 9 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
10 9 (5.00%) IT Engineer
10 9 (5.00%) Web Developer
11 8 (4.44%) DevOps Administrator
11 8 (4.44%) Infrastructure Support
11 8 (4.44%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (14.44%) HTML
2 25 (13.89%) CSS
3 19 (10.56%) Web Services
4 15 (8.33%) HTML5
5 13 (7.22%) JSON
6 12 (6.67%) REST
7 11 (6.11%) LAMP
8 10 (5.56%) React
8 10 (5.56%) SOAP
9 9 (5.00%) Laravel
10 8 (4.44%) CSS3
10 8 (4.44%) jQuery
11 7 (3.89%) AngularJS
11 7 (3.89%) Java EE
11 7 (3.89%) Spring
12 6 (3.33%) Hibernate
13 4 (2.22%) .NET
13 4 (2.22%) RESTful
13 4 (2.22%) XML
14 3 (1.67%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 12 (6.67%) User Experience
3 9 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.33%) Cloud Native
5 5 (2.78%) Fintech
5 5 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (1.67%) Clustering
6 3 (1.67%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (1.67%) Replication
6 3 (1.67%) Wiki
7 2 (1.11%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.11%) CMDB
7 2 (1.11%) Digital TV
7 2 (1.11%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.11%) MPEG
7 2 (1.11%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.11%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.56%) CAN bus
8 1 (0.56%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 57 (31.67%) Windows
2 45 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 39 (21.67%) Unix
4 33 (18.33%) CentOS
5 30 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (10.00%) Ubuntu
7 15 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (7.22%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (5.00%) Mac OS
9 9 (5.00%) Solaris
10 7 (3.89%) Debian
10 7 (3.89%) SUSE
11 4 (2.22%) Android
12 3 (1.67%) AIX
12 3 (1.67%) DC/OS
13 1 (0.56%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.56%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.56%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (32.22%) DevOps
2 37 (20.56%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (14.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 25 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (9.44%) ITIL
5 17 (9.44%) Problem-Solving
6 14 (7.78%) Configuration Management
6 14 (7.78%) Site Reliability Engineering
7 12 (6.67%) Test Automation
8 11 (6.11%) Continuous Improvement
8 11 (6.11%) Mentoring
8 11 (6.11%) Root Cause Analysis
8 11 (6.11%) Software Engineering
9 10 (5.56%) Deployment Automation
10 9 (5.00%) Front End Development
10 9 (5.00%) Microservices
10 9 (5.00%) Proactive Monitoring
10 9 (5.00%) Web Development
11 8 (4.44%) Continuous Delivery
11 8 (4.44%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 43 (23.89%) Python
2 33 (18.33%) Java
3 30 (16.67%) SQL
4 24 (13.33%) JavaScript
5 20 (11.11%) Bash Shell
5 20 (11.11%) PowerShell
6 19 (10.56%) PHP
7 14 (7.78%) Shell Script
8 8 (4.44%) Perl
9 7 (3.89%) Go
9 7 (3.89%) Groovy
10 6 (3.33%) C
11 5 (2.78%) C#
11 5 (2.78%) C++
12 4 (2.22%) PL/SQL
12 4 (2.22%) Ruby
13 2 (1.11%) ES6
13 2 (1.11%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.11%) PHP 5
14 1 (0.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 15 (8.33%) Degree
2 8 (4.44%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.89%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.11%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.56%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.56%) HND
6 1 (0.56%) MCSA
6 1 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.11%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (17.78%) Docker
1 32 (17.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (12.22%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.78%) XenApp
4 4 (2.22%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.67%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (1.67%) VirtualBox
5 3 (1.67%) vSphere
6 2 (1.11%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (1.11%) Varnish
6 2 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.56%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.56%) iptables
Systems Management
1 39 (21.67%) Ansible
2 18 (10.00%) Kubernetes
3 16 (8.89%) Puppet
4 11 (6.11%) Terraform
5 10 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (4.44%) SCCM
7 5 (2.78%) Nagios
7 5 (2.78%) Packer
8 3 (1.67%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (1.11%) Data Guard
9 2 (1.11%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.56%) Consul
10 1 (0.56%) Kibana
10 1 (0.56%) Prometheus
10 1 (0.56%) Rundeck
10 1 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 51 (28.33%) Red Hat
1 51 (28.33%) VMware
2 36 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (6.11%) Citrix
3 11 (6.11%) Google
4 9 (5.00%) Splunk
5 8 (4.44%) EMC
5 8 (4.44%) NetApp
5 8 (4.44%) Oracle
6 6 (3.33%) Cisco
7 5 (2.78%) Avaya
8 4 (2.22%) Apple
8 4 (2.22%) Dell
8 4 (2.22%) Dell Compellent
8 4 (2.22%) EqualLogic
8 4 (2.22%) Freshdesk
8 4 (2.22%) Nexenta
9 3 (1.67%) New Relic
9 3 (1.67%) Nimble Storage
9 3 (1.67%) Rackspace