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 3 months to 29 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
West Wales / Swansea
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 - 12
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 18 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swansea 14.29% - 2.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.37% - 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 18 0 0
Median salary £43,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 Swansea with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Swansea
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 38 1 6
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Swansea 30.16% 1.82% 13.33%
Number of salaries quoted 36 1 4
Median salary £40,000 £30,500 £20,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.14% +52.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,870 £30,500 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,039 £42,055 £30,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Swansea

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Swansea 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 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 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux in Swansea

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 Swansea region with a requirement for Linux.

1 12 (60.00%) Windows
2 8 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 8 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 8 (40.00%) Firewall
2 8 (40.00%) SEO
2 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (40.00%) Puppet
2 8 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 8 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 8 (40.00%) ServiceNow
2 8 (40.00%) Ansible
3 7 (35.00%) SIEM
3 7 (35.00%) Python
3 7 (35.00%) VMware
4 6 (30.00%) Finance
4 6 (30.00%) PowerShell
5 5 (25.00%) Windows Server
6 4 (20.00%) Server Virtualisation
6 4 (20.00%) MongoDB
6 4 (20.00%) High Availability
6 4 (20.00%) vSphere
6 4 (20.00%) Bash Shell
6 4 (20.00%) Waterfall
6 4 (20.00%) Elastic Stack
6 4 (20.00%) Terraform
6 4 (20.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 4 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (20.00%) Zenoss

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 3 (15.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 8 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (20.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (10.00%) DNS
2 2 (10.00%) IPv6
2 2 (10.00%) iSCSI
2 2 (10.00%) Network Security
2 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (10.00%) VoIP
2 2 (10.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 4 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Cloud Engineer
1 8 (40.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
1 8 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) Security Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Unix Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Cybersecurity Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) IT Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) IT Security Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Network Security Specialist
5 2 (10.00%) Network Specialist
5 2 (10.00%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 12 (60.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (20.00%) AIX
3 4 (20.00%) HPUX
3 4 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (20.00%) Unix
4 3 (15.00%) CentOS
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 8 (40.00%) E-Commerce
1 8 (40.00%) SEO
1 8 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 7 (35.00%) SIEM
3 4 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (20.00%) High Availability
3 4 (20.00%) ITIL
3 4 (20.00%) ITSM
3 4 (20.00%) Project Management
3 4 (20.00%) Server Virtualisation
3 4 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (15.00%) DevOps
5 2 (10.00%) Continuous Deployment
5 2 (10.00%) Security Monitoring
5 2 (10.00%) Virtual Environments
6 1 (5.00%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) Python
2 6 (30.00%) PowerShell
3 4 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 4 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) CEH
1 1 (5.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (20.00%) vSphere
2 2 (10.00%) pfSense
2 2 (10.00%) Snort
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (40.00%) Ansible
1 8 (40.00%) Puppet
2 4 (20.00%) Terraform
2 4 (20.00%) Tivoli
2 4 (20.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (20.00%) Zenoss
3 1 (5.00%) QRadar
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) ServiceNow
2 7 (35.00%) VMware
3 4 (20.00%) BMC
3 4 (20.00%) Cisco
3 4 (20.00%) HP
3 4 (20.00%) IBM
3 4 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (15.00%) Splunk
5 2 (10.00%) Clearswift
5 2 (10.00%) Palo Alto
6 1 (5.00%) AlienVault
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago