Period
to 12 December 2018

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 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
UK > Wales
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 16 22
Rank change year-on-year +2 +6 -5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 236 203 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 11.66% 9.85% 8.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 45.30% 37.94% 38.86%
Number of salaries quoted 213 181 194
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +11.11%
10th Percentile £27,600 £28,750 £27,000
90th Percentile £64,350 £57,500 £50,000
UK median annual salary £52,953 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.91% - +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 521 535 597
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 25.74% 25.97% 22.86%
Number of salaries quoted 443 477 521
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,500 £21,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £54,844 £48,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

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 12 December 2018.

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 12 December 2018. 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 +6 191 £42,500 +6.25% 38
West Wales -3 32 £40,000 -18.43% 3
Mid Wales +15 7 £36,000 - 1
North Wales +5 3 £40,000 - 5
Linux
UK

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, 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 90 (38.14%) DevOps
2 86 (36.44%) Amazon AWS
3 66 (27.97%) Windows
3 66 (27.97%) Agile Software Development
4 61 (25.85%) Docker
5 60 (25.42%) Python
6 56 (23.73%) Red Hat
6 56 (23.73%) Ansible
7 55 (23.31%) Microsoft Azure
8 54 (22.88%) VMware
9 50 (21.19%) Unix
9 50 (21.19%) Continuous Integration
10 48 (20.34%) Git (software)
10 48 (20.34%) Microsoft
11 47 (19.92%) Java
12 46 (19.49%) JavaScript
13 38 (16.10%) Windows Server
14 37 (15.68%) SQL
14 37 (15.68%) Web Services
15 36 (15.25%) HTML
15 36 (15.25%) Kubernetes
15 36 (15.25%) Jenkins
16 34 (14.41%) CentOS
16 34 (14.41%) CSS
17 33 (13.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 33 (13.98%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 32 (13.56%) User Experience
19 31 (13.14%) VMware Infrastructure
20 29 (12.29%) SQL Server
21 28 (11.86%) MongoDB

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 24 (10.17%) Elasticsearch
2 22 (9.32%) nginx
3 14 (5.93%) Apache
4 12 (5.08%) JBoss
4 12 (5.08%) MS Exchange
4 12 (5.08%) Tomcat
5 11 (4.66%) Confluence
6 10 (4.24%) CMS
6 10 (4.24%) IIS
7 8 (3.39%) WebLogic
8 7 (2.97%) SharePoint
9 6 (2.54%) OpenStack
10 5 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (1.69%) Apache Solr
11 4 (1.69%) Drupal
11 4 (1.69%) Skype for Business
12 3 (1.27%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.85%) CICS
13 2 (0.85%) WordPress
14 1 (0.42%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 11 (4.66%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.27%) EngageOne
3 1 (0.42%) InVision
3 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.27%) Staffware
2 2 (0.85%) Magento
2 2 (0.85%) Shopify
3 1 (0.42%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.42%) SAP SM
Cloud Services
1 86 (36.44%) Amazon AWS
2 55 (23.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (8.05%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (5.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 11 (4.66%) Google Cloud Platform
6 8 (3.39%) Stackdriver
7 7 (2.97%) Office 365
8 6 (2.54%) SaaS
9 5 (2.12%) AWS CloudFormation
9 5 (2.12%) IaaS
9 5 (2.12%) PaaS
10 4 (1.69%) GitHub
11 3 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (1.27%) Serverless
12 2 (0.85%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 2 (0.85%) Datadog
13 1 (0.42%) Amazon SQS
13 1 (0.42%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 27 (11.44%) DNS
2 19 (8.05%) DHCP
2 19 (8.05%) Firewall
3 17 (7.20%) TCP/IP
4 15 (6.36%) Wireshark
5 13 (5.51%) VoIP
6 12 (5.08%) HTTP
7 8 (3.39%) SAN
8 7 (2.97%) HTTPS
9 6 (2.54%) RTP
9 6 (2.54%) VPN
10 5 (2.12%) Internet
10 5 (2.12%) NetScaler
11 4 (1.69%) DVB
11 4 (1.69%) PBX
11 4 (1.69%) VLAN
12 3 (1.27%) IPsec
12 3 (1.27%) SMS
12 3 (1.27%) WAN
12 3 (1.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (12.29%) SQL Server
2 28 (11.86%) MongoDB
3 26 (11.02%) MySQL
4 10 (4.24%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (3.81%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (2.54%) MariaDB
6 6 (2.54%) NoSQL
7 5 (2.12%) Redis
8 4 (1.69%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.27%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (1.27%) Couchbase
9 3 (1.27%) GIS
9 3 (1.27%) Hazelcast
9 3 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.85%) Aerospike
10 2 (0.85%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (0.85%) Cosmos DB
10 2 (0.85%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.85%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 48 (20.34%) Git (software)
2 36 (15.25%) Jenkins
3 21 (8.90%) Maven
4 15 (6.36%) TeamCity
5 12 (5.08%) Bitbucket
5 12 (5.08%) JIRA
6 10 (4.24%) Sonatype Nexus
6 10 (4.24%) Spinnaker
7 8 (3.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 8 (3.39%) CF BOSH
8 7 (2.97%) webpack
9 6 (2.54%) Eclipse
10 4 (1.69%) Android Studio
10 4 (1.69%) Cucumber
10 4 (1.69%) Gradle
10 4 (1.69%) JMeter
10 4 (1.69%) Visual Studio
10 4 (1.69%) Xcode
11 3 (1.27%) Rational DOORS
11 3 (1.27%) Vagrant
General
1 22 (9.32%) Finance
2 12 (5.08%) Games
3 7 (2.97%) Advertising
4 4 (1.69%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.27%) Back Office
5 3 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.27%) Publishing
6 2 (0.85%) Billing
7 1 (0.42%) Electronics
7 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.42%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 52 (22.03%) Developer
2 40 (16.95%) DevOps Engineer
3 38 (16.10%) Cloud Engineer
4 26 (11.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 21 (8.90%) Administrator
5 21 (8.90%) Systems Engineer
6 20 (8.47%) Systems Administrator
7 19 (8.05%) Support Engineer
8 17 (7.20%) Software Developer
9 15 (6.36%) Linux Engineer
10 13 (5.51%) Web Developer
11 12 (5.08%) Senior Systems Engineer
12 11 (4.66%) Consultant
12 11 (4.66%) Technical Consultant
13 10 (4.24%) Java Developer
13 10 (4.24%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
13 10 (4.24%) Senior Developer
14 9 (3.81%) HTML CSS Developer
14 9 (3.81%) HTML Developer
14 9 (3.81%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (15.68%) Web Services
2 36 (15.25%) HTML
3 34 (14.41%) CSS
4 24 (10.17%) Node.js
5 21 (8.90%) React
6 17 (7.20%) AngularJS
6 17 (7.20%) JSON
6 17 (7.20%) REST
6 17 (7.20%) Spring
7 16 (6.78%) .NET
7 16 (6.78%) jQuery
8 15 (6.36%) SOAP
9 14 (5.93%) HTML5
10 12 (5.08%) ASP.NET
10 12 (5.08%) Elastic Stack
10 12 (5.08%) Hibernate
11 11 (4.66%) Laravel
12 10 (4.24%) LAMP
13 9 (3.81%) CSS3
13 9 (3.81%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 32 (13.56%) User Experience
2 12 (5.08%) e-Learning
2 12 (5.08%) Mobile App
3 11 (4.66%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (4.24%) Data Centre
5 8 (3.39%) Cloud Native
6 7 (2.97%) Animation
6 7 (2.97%) Virtual Team
7 6 (2.54%) Fintech
8 5 (2.12%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (1.69%) CMDB
9 4 (1.69%) MPEG
9 4 (1.69%) Replication
10 3 (1.27%) Clustering
10 3 (1.27%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (0.85%) Digital TV
11 2 (0.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 2 (0.85%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (0.85%) PKI
11 2 (0.85%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 66 (27.97%) Windows
2 50 (21.19%) Unix
3 38 (16.10%) Windows Server
4 34 (14.41%) CentOS
5 33 (13.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 23 (9.75%) Ubuntu
7 14 (5.93%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (5.51%) Solaris
8 13 (5.51%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (3.81%) Android
10 8 (3.39%) Debian
11 7 (2.97%) Mac OS
12 6 (2.54%) SUSE
13 4 (1.69%) AIX
14 3 (1.27%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.85%) DC/OS
15 2 (0.85%) Embedded Linux
15 2 (0.85%) Fedora
15 2 (0.85%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 1 (0.42%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (38.14%) DevOps
2 66 (27.97%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (21.19%) Continuous Integration
4 33 (13.98%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 27 (11.44%) Problem-Solving
6 23 (9.75%) Continuous Improvement
7 20 (8.47%) Deployment Automation
8 19 (8.05%) Configuration Management
9 18 (7.63%) Test Automation
10 17 (7.20%) Continuous Deployment
10 17 (7.20%) Software Engineering
11 16 (6.78%) Root Cause Analysis
12 15 (6.36%) MVC
13 14 (5.93%) Server Management
13 14 (5.93%) Site Reliability Engineering
14 13 (5.51%) TDD
14 13 (5.51%) Technical Leadership
14 13 (5.51%) Unit Testing
14 13 (5.51%) Web Development
15 12 (5.08%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 60 (25.42%) Python
2 47 (19.92%) Java
3 46 (19.49%) JavaScript
4 37 (15.68%) SQL
5 26 (11.02%) Bash Shell
5 26 (11.02%) PowerShell
6 25 (10.59%) PHP
7 20 (8.47%) C#
8 17 (7.20%) Shell Script
9 15 (6.36%) Ruby
10 14 (5.93%) Groovy
11 13 (5.51%) Perl
12 12 (5.08%) CoffeeScript
13 10 (4.24%) C
14 7 (2.97%) C++
15 6 (2.54%) TypeScript
16 5 (2.12%) Go
16 5 (2.12%) PL/SQL
17 4 (1.69%) Objective-C
17 4 (1.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 21 (8.90%) Degree
2 9 (3.81%) Security Cleared
3 8 (3.39%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.97%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.27%) CCNP
5 3 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.85%) CCIE
6 2 (0.85%) JNCIE
6 2 (0.85%) JNCIP
7 1 (0.42%) CCNA
7 1 (0.42%) HND
7 1 (0.42%) MCSA
7 1 (0.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.93%) QA
2 12 (5.08%) SLA
System Software
1 61 (25.85%) Docker
2 31 (13.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (8.05%) Active Directory
4 13 (5.51%) Varnish
5 5 (2.12%) Hyper-V
5 5 (2.12%) XenApp
6 3 (1.27%) LXC
6 3 (1.27%) vSphere
7 2 (0.85%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.85%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.42%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.42%) Firmware
8 1 (0.42%) iptables
Systems Management
1 56 (23.73%) Ansible
2 36 (15.25%) Kubernetes
3 28 (11.86%) Opscode Chef
4 22 (9.32%) Puppet
4 22 (9.32%) Terraform
5 15 (6.36%) Packer
6 11 (4.66%) Prometheus
7 6 (2.54%) Nagios
8 5 (2.12%) SCCM
9 3 (1.27%) HAProxy
10 2 (0.85%) Data Guard
10 2 (0.85%) Docker Swarm
10 2 (0.85%) Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.42%) Consul
11 1 (0.42%) Grafana
11 1 (0.42%) Kibana
11 1 (0.42%) Rundeck
11 1 (0.42%) Salt
11 1 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 1 (0.42%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 56 (23.73%) Red Hat
2 54 (22.88%) VMware
3 48 (20.34%) Microsoft
4 15 (6.36%) Google
5 11 (4.66%) Citrix
5 11 (4.66%) EMC
5 11 (4.66%) NetApp
6 10 (4.24%) Atlassian
6 10 (4.24%) Oracle
6 10 (4.24%) Splunk
7 9 (3.81%) Cisco
8 7 (2.97%) Avaya
9 5 (2.12%) IBM
10 4 (1.69%) Apple
10 4 (1.69%) Dell
10 4 (1.69%) Dell Compellent
10 4 (1.69%) EqualLogic
10 4 (1.69%) Freshdesk
10 4 (1.69%) Nexenta
10 4 (1.69%) SAP