Period
to 25 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 25 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
UK > Wales
6 months to
25 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 20 21 21
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 -5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 167 183 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 9.55% 9.46% 8.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 39.76% 39.35% 37.80%
Number of salaries quoted 153 125 176
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £38,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% +8.50% +2.00%
10th Percentile £27,550 £28,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £55,000 £55,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 Wales with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 420 465 537
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 24.01% 24.04% 22.90%
Number of salaries quoted 358 372 473
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £38,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.96% +9.29% -
10th Percentile £23,000 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £52,500 £50,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% -

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Wales

Linux
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for Linux in Wales

Linux
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Wales over the 6 months to 25 March 2019.

Salary histogram for Linux in Wales

Linux
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Wales region over the 6 months to 25 March 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
South Wales +5 128 £40,000 -3.32% 14
West Wales -1 21 £40,000 -3.61% 2
Mid Wales +27 15 £36,000 -
North Wales +4 1 £50,000 +17.65% 3
Linux
UK

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Wales region with a requirement for Linux.

1 63 (37.72%) Amazon AWS
2 62 (37.13%) DevOps
3 60 (35.93%) Windows
4 44 (26.35%) Python
5 43 (25.75%) Red Hat
5 43 (25.75%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (25.75%) Microsoft Azure
6 41 (24.55%) Microsoft
7 39 (23.35%) CentOS
8 37 (22.16%) Unix
8 37 (22.16%) Ansible
9 36 (21.56%) Docker
10 35 (20.96%) Kubernetes
11 34 (20.36%) Java
12 33 (19.76%) VMware
13 31 (18.56%) Continuous Integration
14 30 (17.96%) Windows Server
15 27 (16.17%) Degree
15 27 (16.17%) VMware Infrastructure
16 26 (15.57%) ITIL
17 25 (14.97%) SQL
17 25 (14.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 24 (14.37%) JavaScript
18 24 (14.37%) PHP
19 23 (13.77%) HTML
19 23 (13.77%) CSS
19 23 (13.77%) Configuration Management
19 23 (13.77%) Jenkins
20 22 (13.17%) Problem-Solving
20 22 (13.17%) PowerShell

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 15 (8.98%) Apache
2 14 (8.38%) MS Exchange
3 13 (7.78%) Elasticsearch
4 12 (7.19%) OpenStack
5 8 (4.79%) nginx
5 8 (4.79%) SharePoint
6 7 (4.19%) IIS
6 7 (4.19%) Tomcat
7 5 (2.99%) CMS
7 5 (2.99%) Confluence
8 3 (1.80%) WordPress
9 2 (1.20%) Apache Solr
9 2 (1.20%) JBoss
9 2 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (1.20%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.60%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.60%) Drupal
10 1 (0.60%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (4.79%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.60%) InVision
2 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.80%) Magento
2 2 (1.20%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 63 (37.72%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (25.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (9.58%) IaaS
4 14 (8.38%) AWS CloudFormation
4 14 (8.38%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (7.78%) Google Cloud Platform
6 10 (5.99%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 10 (5.99%) Amazon EC2
6 10 (5.99%) Serverless
7 8 (4.79%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 8 (4.79%) PaaS
8 5 (2.99%) SaaS
9 4 (2.40%) Datadog
10 2 (1.20%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (1.20%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (1.20%) GitHub
10 2 (1.20%) Office 365
11 1 (0.60%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.60%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.60%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 19 (11.38%) DNS
2 15 (8.98%) Firewall
2 15 (8.98%) TCP/IP
2 15 (8.98%) VoIP
3 9 (5.39%) Wireshark
4 8 (4.79%) RTP
5 7 (4.19%) DHCP
5 7 (4.19%) VPN
6 6 (3.59%) FTP
6 6 (3.59%) SAN
7 5 (2.99%) HTTPS
7 5 (2.99%) PBX
7 5 (2.99%) VLAN
7 5 (2.99%) VSAT
7 5 (2.99%) Wireless
8 4 (2.40%) Ethernet
8 4 (2.40%) Network Security
8 4 (2.40%) SSH
9 3 (1.80%) Internet
9 3 (1.80%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (11.98%) MySQL
2 14 (8.38%) SQL Server
3 10 (5.99%) MongoDB
4 9 (5.39%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (4.79%) Azure SQL Database
6 7 (4.19%) NoSQL
6 7 (4.19%) Redis
6 7 (4.19%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.99%) Big Data
7 5 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.80%) Couchbase
8 3 (1.80%) Hazelcast
8 3 (1.80%) MariaDB
8 3 (1.80%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.60%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 23 (13.77%) Jenkins
2 20 (11.98%) Git (software)
3 8 (4.79%) Eclipse
4 7 (4.19%) JIRA
4 7 (4.19%) Maven
5 6 (3.59%) Vagrant
6 5 (2.99%) Travis CI
7 4 (2.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (2.40%) Bitbucket
7 4 (2.40%) Spinnaker
8 3 (1.80%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.80%) TeamCity
8 3 (1.80%) Visual Studio
8 3 (1.80%) webpack
9 2 (1.20%) GitLab
9 2 (1.20%) JUnit
10 1 (0.60%) JMeter
10 1 (0.60%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.60%) Selenium
10 1 (0.60%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 13 (7.78%) Finance
2 12 (7.19%) Games
3 11 (6.59%) Advertising
4 8 (4.79%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.59%) Electronics
6 3 (1.80%) Back Office
6 3 (1.80%) Publishing
7 1 (0.60%) Billing
7 1 (0.60%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.60%) Law
7 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.60%) Marketing
7 1 (0.60%) Military
7 1 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 33 (19.76%) Developer
2 28 (16.77%) DevOps Engineer
3 27 (16.17%) Cloud Engineer
4 18 (10.78%) Consultant
4 18 (10.78%) Technical Consultant
5 14 (8.38%) Junior
6 13 (7.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 12 (7.19%) Support Engineer
8 11 (6.59%) Administrator
8 11 (6.59%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 11 (6.59%) Senior Cloud Engineer
8 11 (6.59%) Systems Administrator
8 11 (6.59%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
9 8 (4.79%) Java Developer
9 8 (4.79%) Linux Engineer
9 8 (4.79%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 8 (4.79%) Support Consultant
9 8 (4.79%) Technical Support Consultant
10 7 (4.19%) Senior Developer
10 7 (4.19%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (13.77%) CSS
1 23 (13.77%) HTML
2 21 (12.57%) Web Services
3 13 (7.78%) jQuery
3 13 (7.78%) Spring
4 12 (7.19%) LAMP
5 11 (6.59%) AngularJS
6 10 (5.99%) HTML5
6 10 (5.99%) React
7 9 (5.39%) Hibernate
8 8 (4.79%) Elastic Stack
8 8 (4.79%) Laravel
8 8 (4.79%) Sass
9 7 (4.19%) Spring Boot
9 7 (4.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (3.59%) HTML5 Canvas
10 6 (3.59%) WebGL
11 5 (2.99%) JSON
11 5 (2.99%) Node.js
12 4 (2.40%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.58%) Data Centre
2 14 (8.38%) User Experience
3 10 (5.99%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.19%) Animation
5 6 (3.59%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (3.59%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (3.59%) Virtual Team
6 5 (2.99%) CCTV
6 5 (2.99%) Clustering
7 4 (2.40%) Fintech
7 4 (2.40%) Private Cloud
7 4 (2.40%) Public Cloud
7 4 (2.40%) Wiki
8 3 (1.80%) 3D Graphics
9 2 (1.20%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.20%) Digital TV
9 2 (1.20%) Enterprise Cloud
9 2 (1.20%) Social Media
10 1 (0.60%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.60%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 60 (35.93%) Windows
2 39 (23.35%) CentOS
3 37 (22.16%) Unix
4 30 (17.96%) Windows Server
5 25 (14.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (7.78%) Ubuntu
7 9 (5.39%) SUSE
8 8 (4.79%) Fedora
9 7 (4.19%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (3.59%) AIX
10 6 (3.59%) Debian
11 5 (2.99%) Mac OS
11 5 (2.99%) Windows 10
11 5 (2.99%) Windows 7
12 4 (2.40%) DC/OS
12 4 (2.40%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (1.80%) Solaris
14 2 (1.20%) Oracle Linux
15 1 (0.60%) Android
15 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (37.13%) DevOps
2 43 (25.75%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (18.56%) Continuous Integration
4 26 (15.57%) ITIL
5 23 (13.77%) Configuration Management
6 22 (13.17%) Problem-Solving
7 18 (10.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 17 (10.18%) Continuous Improvement
9 13 (7.78%) TDD
10 11 (6.59%) Mentoring
10 11 (6.59%) Migration
10 11 (6.59%) Root Cause Analysis
10 11 (6.59%) SDLC
10 11 (6.59%) Storage Management
11 10 (5.99%) Computer Science
11 10 (5.99%) Continuous Deployment
11 10 (5.99%) Deployment Automation
12 9 (5.39%) Load Balancing
12 9 (5.39%) OOP
12 9 (5.39%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 44 (26.35%) Python
2 34 (20.36%) Java
3 25 (14.97%) SQL
4 24 (14.37%) JavaScript
4 24 (14.37%) PHP
5 22 (13.17%) PowerShell
6 14 (8.38%) Bash Shell
7 12 (7.19%) Ruby
8 10 (5.99%) C++
9 9 (5.39%) Perl
10 6 (3.59%) C
10 6 (3.59%) Shell Script
10 6 (3.59%) TypeScript
11 4 (2.40%) C#
11 4 (2.40%) Groovy
12 3 (1.80%) Clojure
12 3 (1.80%) Fortran
12 3 (1.80%) Go
12 3 (1.80%) Java 8
12 3 (1.80%) Scala
Qualifications
1 27 (16.17%) Degree
2 8 (4.79%) Computer Science Degree
2 8 (4.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (3.59%) MCSA
4 5 (2.99%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.99%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.20%) RHCE
6 1 (0.60%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.60%) OCA
6 1 (0.60%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.60%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.58%) SLA
2 8 (4.79%) QA
3 3 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.20%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 36 (21.56%) Docker
2 27 (16.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (11.98%) Active Directory
4 6 (3.59%) Hyper-V
4 6 (3.59%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (2.40%) VirtualBox
6 3 (1.80%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.20%) KVM
7 2 (1.20%) Postfix
7 2 (1.20%) qmail
7 2 (1.20%) Sendmail
7 2 (1.20%) vSphere
8 1 (0.60%) iptables
8 1 (0.60%) Varnish
8 1 (0.60%) Xen
8 1 (0.60%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 37 (22.16%) Ansible
2 35 (20.96%) Kubernetes
3 20 (11.98%) Puppet
4 14 (8.38%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (8.38%) Terraform
5 10 (5.99%) Packer
6 8 (4.79%) Single Sign-On
7 7 (4.19%) SCCM
8 5 (2.99%) Docker Swarm
8 5 (2.99%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.60%) Consul
9 1 (0.60%) Grafana
9 1 (0.60%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.60%) Kibana
9 1 (0.60%) Nagios
9 1 (0.60%) Salt
9 1 (0.60%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 43 (25.75%) Red Hat
2 41 (24.55%) Microsoft
3 33 (19.76%) VMware
4 7 (4.19%) Google
5 5 (2.99%) Cisco
5 5 (2.99%) Citrix
5 5 (2.99%) Splunk
6 4 (2.40%) Atlassian
6 4 (2.40%) NetApp
6 4 (2.40%) New Relic
6 4 (2.40%) Oracle
7 3 (1.80%) IBM
8 2 (1.20%) Avaya
8 2 (1.20%) EMC
9 1 (0.60%) Fortinet
9 1 (0.60%) Remedy
9 1 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.60%) SaltStack
9 1 (0.60%) SAP
9 1 (0.60%) Zend