Period
to 15 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for Ubuntu skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Ubuntu over the 6 months to 15 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ubuntu Linux
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
15 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 112 95 94
Rank change year-on-year -17 -1 +35
Permanent jobs citing Ubuntu 6 20 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.36% 1.26% 1.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.54% 5.10% 4.98%
Number of salaries quoted 6 20 18
South Wales median annual salary £47,500 £53,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.63% +43.33% -3.23%
10th Percentile £34,625 £34,750 £27,425
90th Percentile £57,250 £65,125 £57,500
Wales median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +26.67% -3.23%

Ubuntu 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 389 392 402
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 23.52% 24.73% 28.13%
Number of salaries quoted 329 337 358
South Wales median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,300 £21,175
90th Percentile £52,500 £60,000 £50,000
Wales median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year +2.67% -1.32% +8.57%

Ubuntu
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Ubuntu in South Wales

Ubuntu
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for Ubuntu in South Wales

Ubuntu
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Ubuntu in South Wales over the 6 months to 15 December 2019.

Salary histogram for Ubuntu in South Wales

Ubuntu
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 Ubuntu within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 15 December 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 -10 4 £47,500 -20.83% 2
Newport -6 1 £49,000 +30.67%
Caerphilly - 1 £35,000 - 2
Ubuntu
Wales

For the 6 months to 15 December 2019, IT jobs citing Ubuntu 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 Ubuntu.

1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) CentOS
2 5 (83.33%) Azure
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
3 4 (66.67%) Patch Management
3 4 (66.67%) AWS
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) Firewall
3 4 (66.67%) DHCP
4 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (50.00%) DNS
4 3 (50.00%) Security Management
4 3 (50.00%) Finance
4 3 (50.00%) Information Security
4 3 (50.00%) Cryptography
4 3 (50.00%) WSUS
4 3 (50.00%) Network Security
4 3 (50.00%) Splunk
4 3 (50.00%) SIEM
4 3 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (50.00%) Rapid7
4 3 (50.00%) Security Patching
4 3 (50.00%) Kali Linux
4 3 (50.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
4 3 (50.00%) AlienVault
4 3 (50.00%) Workload Management
4 3 (50.00%) Threat Intelligence

Ubuntu
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%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (83.33%) Azure
2 4 (66.67%) AWS
3 2 (33.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (33.33%) Office 365
4 1 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (16.67%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) DHCP
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) Network Security
2 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Cybersecurity Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Principal Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Principal Security Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) CentOS
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (50.00%) Kali Linux
5 1 (16.67%) Debian
5 1 (16.67%) FreeBSD
5 1 (16.67%) Unix
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Patch Management
2 3 (50.00%) Cryptography
2 3 (50.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
2 3 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (50.00%) Information Security
2 3 (50.00%) Security Management
2 3 (50.00%) Security Patching
2 3 (50.00%) SIEM
2 3 (50.00%) Threat Intelligence
2 3 (50.00%) Workload Management
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) DevOps
3 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) Task Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Operational Stability
4 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
1 1 (16.67%) Go
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) AWS Certification
1 2 (33.33%) CompTIA Security+
2 1 (16.67%) LPIC
2 1 (16.67%) MCSA
2 1 (16.67%) MCSE
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) XenApp
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Docker
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) WSUS
2 2 (33.33%) Ansible
2 2 (33.33%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (16.67%) Kubernetes
3 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (16.67%) Puppet
3 1 (16.67%) Terraform
3 1 (16.67%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) AlienVault
3 3 (50.00%) Rapid7
3 3 (50.00%) Splunk
4 2 (33.33%) Citrix
4 2 (33.33%) Dell
4 2 (33.33%) Dell Compellent
4 2 (33.33%) EqualLogic
4 2 (33.33%) SolarWinds
4 2 (33.33%) Veeam
5 1 (16.67%) Avaya
5 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
5 1 (16.67%) SaltStack