Period
to 20 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Swansea 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 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
West Wales > Swansea
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 43 31
Rank change year-on-year +31 -12 -11
Permanent jobs citing Linux 35 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swansea 14.58% 3.91% 3.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 53.85% 21.21% 21.74%
Number of salaries quoted 35 5 4
Swansea median annual salary £49,039 £45,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.97% -2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £34,650
90th Percentile £57,946 £53,750 £58,750
West Wales median annual salary £49,039 £45,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year +8.97% -2.70% +2.78%

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 Swansea with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Swansea
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 65 33 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swansea 27.08% 18.44% 17.69%
Number of salaries quoted 64 31 15
Swansea median annual salary £49,039 £40,000 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.60% +50.94% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £18,500 £20,100
90th Percentile £57,946 £47,500 £54,250
West Wales median annual salary £49,039 £40,000 £26,250
% change year-on-year +22.60% +52.38% +16.67%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Swansea

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Swansea

Linux
Salary Trend in Swansea

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

Salary trend for Linux in Swansea

Linux
Salary Histogram in Swansea

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Swansea over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Linux in Swansea

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 Swansea region with a requirement for Linux.

1 26 (74.29%) Puppet
2 24 (68.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (68.57%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (68.57%) Jenkins
3 20 (57.14%) VMware
4 19 (54.29%) Service Delivery
4 19 (54.29%) Ansible
4 19 (54.29%) Server Virtualisation
5 14 (40.00%) SEO
5 14 (40.00%) Business Transformation
6 13 (37.14%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (28.57%) AWS CloudFormation
8 9 (25.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (22.86%) Load Balancing
10 7 (20.00%) Firewall
10 7 (20.00%) Migration
10 7 (20.00%) DNS
10 7 (20.00%) Red Hat
10 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
10 7 (20.00%) Terraform
11 6 (17.14%) Python
12 5 (14.29%) VLAN
12 5 (14.29%) Maven
12 5 (14.29%) CentOS
12 5 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
12 5 (14.29%) Amazon S3
12 5 (14.29%) PowerShell
12 5 (14.29%) SCCM
12 5 (14.29%) Eclipse
12 5 (14.29%) SQL

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swansea 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 5 (14.29%) OpenStack
2 2 (5.71%) IIS
3 1 (2.86%) Apache
3 1 (2.86%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 24 (68.57%) Amazon AWS
1 24 (68.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (28.57%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (14.29%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 5 (14.29%) Amazon ELB
3 5 (14.29%) Amazon S3
3 5 (14.29%) Amazon SQS
3 5 (14.29%) AWS OpsWorks
3 5 (14.29%) IaaS
3 5 (14.29%) Route 53
3 5 (14.29%) Serverless
4 3 (8.57%) SaaS
5 2 (5.71%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.00%) DNS
1 7 (20.00%) Firewall
2 5 (14.29%) VLAN
3 4 (11.43%) DHCP
4 3 (8.57%) iSCSI
4 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
4 3 (8.57%) VoIP
4 3 (8.57%) VPN
5 2 (5.71%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (5.71%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (5.71%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (5.71%) IP Telephony
5 2 (5.71%) IPv6
5 2 (5.71%) Network Security
6 1 (2.86%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 5 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
1 5 (14.29%) Azure SQL Database
1 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 24 (68.57%) Jenkins
2 5 (14.29%) Ant
2 5 (14.29%) Eclipse
2 5 (14.29%) Maven
Job Titles
1 24 (68.57%) Cloud Engineer
2 22 (62.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 19 (54.29%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
4 16 (45.71%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 14 (40.00%) Senior Cloud Engineer
6 6 (17.14%) Administrator
6 6 (17.14%) Linux Administrator
6 6 (17.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 6 (17.14%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
7 5 (14.29%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Network Security Specialist
8 2 (5.71%) Network Specialist
8 2 (5.71%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Linux Command Line
1 5 (14.29%) Private Cloud
1 5 (14.29%) Public Cloud
2 2 (5.71%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.86%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (14.29%) CentOS
2 5 (14.29%) Windows
2 5 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (54.29%) Server Virtualisation
1 19 (54.29%) Service Delivery
2 14 (40.00%) Business Transformation
2 14 (40.00%) SEO
3 8 (22.86%) Load Balancing
4 7 (20.00%) Migration
5 5 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
5 5 (14.29%) DevOps
6 4 (11.43%) Capacity Management
7 2 (5.71%) Application Performance Management
7 2 (5.71%) Configuration Management
7 2 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (5.71%) Email Management
7 2 (5.71%) Incident Management
7 2 (5.71%) Performance Management
7 2 (5.71%) Problem Management
7 2 (5.71%) Software Delivery
8 1 (2.86%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.14%) Python
2 5 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 5 (14.29%) SQL
3 3 (8.57%) Bash Shell
3 3 (8.57%) Perl
3 3 (8.57%) Ruby
4 2 (5.71%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.86%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) MCSA
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.86%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 13 (37.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (11.43%) Snort
3 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.71%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (5.71%) XenApp
3 2 (5.71%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 26 (74.29%) Puppet
2 19 (54.29%) Ansible
3 7 (20.00%) Terraform
4 5 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (14.29%) SCCM
5 3 (8.57%) Graylog
5 3 (8.57%) logstash
6 2 (5.71%) HAProxy
6 2 (5.71%) Nagios
6 2 (5.71%) Salt
Vendors
1 20 (57.14%) VMware
2 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (11.43%) Cisco
4 3 (8.57%) Splunk
5 2 (5.71%) AppDynamics
5 2 (5.71%) Avaya
5 2 (5.71%) Citrix
5 2 (5.71%) Clearswift
5 2 (5.71%) F5
6 1 (2.86%) HP