Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
UK > Wales
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 17 22
Rank change year-on-year -2 +5 -7
Permanent jobs citing Linux 198 244 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 10.33% 11.51% 9.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.90% 47.38% 39.25%
Number of salaries quoted 174 222 217
Wales median annual salary £40,210 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.72% +1.25% +11.11%
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,050 £23,400
90th Percentile £59,384 £57,946 £53,750
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 441 515 642
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 23.02% 24.30% 24.14%
Number of salaries quoted 376 476 546
Wales median annual salary £37,750 £38,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.66% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,500 £21,000
90th Percentile £54,844 £57,723 £51,250
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 -2 139 £42,500 +13.33% 35
West Wales +11 54 £40,210 -18.00% 1
Mid Wales -22 4 - -
North Wales - 1 £50,000 - 1
Linux
UK

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 62 (31.31%) Agile Software Development
1 62 (31.31%) DevOps
2 59 (29.80%) Python
3 57 (28.79%) Windows
4 54 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
5 47 (23.74%) Docker
6 40 (20.20%) Ansible
6 40 (20.20%) Git (software)
6 40 (20.20%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 38 (19.19%) Jenkins
8 37 (18.69%) JavaScript
9 36 (18.18%) Firewall
10 35 (17.68%) VMware
10 35 (17.68%) Red Hat
10 35 (17.68%) Microsoft Azure
11 34 (17.17%) Unix
12 32 (16.16%) Bash Shell
12 32 (16.16%) Continuous Integration
13 31 (15.66%) Microsoft
14 27 (13.64%) User Experience
14 27 (13.64%) PowerShell
14 27 (13.64%) SQL
15 26 (13.13%) Java
15 26 (13.13%) MongoDB
15 26 (13.13%) Continuous Improvement
16 25 (12.63%) C#
16 25 (12.63%) Problem-Solving
17 24 (12.12%) HTML
17 24 (12.12%) DNS
17 24 (12.12%) Kubernetes

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 (7.58%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (6.57%) nginx
3 10 (5.05%) Apache
4 8 (4.04%) Tomcat
5 7 (3.54%) JBoss
6 6 (3.03%) Confluence
6 6 (3.03%) MS Exchange
7 5 (2.53%) OpenStack
8 4 (2.02%) IIS
8 4 (2.02%) WebSphere
9 3 (1.52%) CMS
9 3 (1.52%) WebLogic
10 2 (1.01%) NetWeaver
11 1 (0.51%) CICS
11 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.51%) Jetty
11 1 (0.51%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.51%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (1.52%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.01%) EngageOne
3 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.01%) Staffware
2 1 (0.51%) Magento
2 1 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.51%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 54 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (17.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (5.05%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 7 (3.54%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (2.53%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (2.02%) Stackdriver
7 3 (1.52%) GitHub
7 3 (1.52%) Office 365
7 3 (1.52%) PaaS
8 2 (1.01%) IaaS
9 1 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.51%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.51%) G Suite
9 1 (0.51%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.51%) Route 53
9 1 (0.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (18.18%) Firewall
2 24 (12.12%) DNS
3 16 (8.08%) TCP/IP
4 12 (6.06%) WAN
4 12 (6.06%) Wireshark
5 10 (5.05%) DHCP
5 10 (5.05%) HTTP
6 9 (4.55%) Internet
6 9 (4.55%) SAN
6 9 (4.55%) Wireless
7 8 (4.04%) BGP
7 8 (4.04%) OSPF
7 8 (4.04%) VPN
8 7 (3.54%) MPLS
8 7 (3.54%) VoIP
9 6 (3.03%) RIP
10 5 (2.53%) SMS
10 5 (2.53%) VLAN
11 4 (2.02%) DVB
11 4 (2.02%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (13.13%) MongoDB
2 23 (11.62%) MySQL
2 23 (11.62%) SQL Server
3 10 (5.05%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (3.54%) Oracle Database
5 5 (2.53%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (2.02%) GIS
7 3 (1.52%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.01%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (1.01%) Cosmos DB
8 2 (1.01%) MariaDB
8 2 (1.01%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.01%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (1.01%) Power BI
8 2 (1.01%) Redis
8 2 (1.01%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.01%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.51%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 40 (20.20%) Git (software)
2 38 (19.19%) Jenkins
3 14 (7.07%) TeamCity
4 13 (6.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 11 (5.56%) JIRA
5 11 (5.56%) Maven
6 7 (3.54%) Bitbucket
7 5 (2.53%) Cucumber
7 5 (2.53%) Gatling
7 5 (2.53%) JMeter
7 5 (2.53%) Rational DOORS
7 5 (2.53%) Rational Quality Manager
7 5 (2.53%) Rational Team Concert
7 5 (2.53%) Visual Studio
8 4 (2.02%) Android Studio
8 4 (2.02%) CF BOSH
8 4 (2.02%) Eclipse
8 4 (2.02%) Spinnaker
8 4 (2.02%) Xcode
9 3 (1.52%) Gradle
General
1 12 (6.06%) Finance
2 6 (3.03%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.52%) Advertising
3 3 (1.52%) Games
3 3 (1.52%) Marketing
3 3 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.01%) Electronics
4 2 (1.01%) Legal
4 2 (1.01%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.51%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 42 (21.21%) Developer
2 30 (15.15%) DevOps Engineer
2 30 (15.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 20 (10.10%) Cloud Engineer
4 16 (8.08%) Linux Engineer
4 16 (8.08%) Software Developer
4 16 (8.08%) Systems Engineer
5 13 (6.57%) Administrator
6 12 (6.06%) Senior Developer
7 11 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
8 10 (5.05%) PHP Developer
8 10 (5.05%) Software Engineer
9 8 (4.04%) Junior
10 7 (3.54%) Ethical Hacker
10 7 (3.54%) Java Developer
10 7 (3.54%) Support Engineer
10 7 (3.54%) Test Engineer
11 6 (3.03%) Embedded Engineer
11 6 (3.03%) Senior PHP Developer
11 6 (3.03%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (12.12%) HTML
2 22 (11.11%) CSS
2 22 (11.11%) Node.js
3 17 (8.59%) Web Services
4 16 (8.08%) .NET
4 16 (8.08%) JSON
5 13 (6.57%) REST
6 12 (6.06%) ASP.NET
6 12 (6.06%) React
7 10 (5.05%) jQuery
8 9 (4.55%) AngularJS
8 9 (4.55%) Laravel
8 9 (4.55%) SOAP
9 8 (4.04%) Elastic Stack
9 8 (4.04%) HTML5
9 8 (4.04%) Middleware
10 7 (3.54%) LAMP
10 7 (3.54%) Spring
11 6 (3.03%) CSS3
11 6 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (13.64%) User Experience
2 12 (6.06%) e-Learning
2 12 (6.06%) Mobile App
3 8 (4.04%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (3.54%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 4 (2.02%) Cloud Native
6 4 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.02%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (2.02%) MPEG
7 3 (1.52%) Fintech
7 3 (1.52%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.52%) PKI
7 3 (1.52%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (1.01%) CAN bus
8 2 (1.01%) Clustering
8 2 (1.01%) CMDB
8 2 (1.01%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.01%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 57 (28.79%) Windows
2 34 (17.17%) Unix
3 23 (11.62%) CentOS
4 22 (11.11%) Windows Server
5 21 (10.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (7.07%) Ubuntu
7 11 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (5.05%) Android
9 9 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (4.04%) Solaris
11 6 (3.03%) Apple iOS
12 5 (2.53%) SUSE
13 4 (2.02%) AIX
13 4 (2.02%) Debian
13 4 (2.02%) HPUX
14 3 (1.52%) Embedded Linux
14 3 (1.52%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.51%) CatOS
15 1 (0.51%) DC/OS
15 1 (0.51%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (31.31%) Agile Software Development
1 62 (31.31%) DevOps
2 40 (20.20%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 32 (16.16%) Continuous Integration
4 26 (13.13%) Continuous Improvement
5 25 (12.63%) Problem-Solving
6 21 (10.61%) Service Delivery
7 20 (10.10%) Scrum
7 20 (10.10%) Software Engineering
8 19 (9.60%) Test Automation
9 17 (8.59%) E-Commerce
9 17 (8.59%) MVC
10 15 (7.58%) Load Balancing
11 13 (6.57%) ITIL
11 13 (6.57%) Server Management
12 12 (6.06%) Unit Testing
13 11 (5.56%) Configuration Management
13 11 (5.56%) TDD
14 9 (4.55%) High Availability
14 9 (4.55%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 59 (29.80%) Python
2 37 (18.69%) JavaScript
3 32 (16.16%) Bash Shell
4 27 (13.64%) PowerShell
4 27 (13.64%) SQL
5 26 (13.13%) Java
6 25 (12.63%) C#
7 18 (9.09%) PHP
8 17 (8.59%) Perl
9 15 (7.58%) Ruby
10 13 (6.57%) C
11 12 (6.06%) CoffeeScript
11 12 (6.06%) Shell Script
12 11 (5.56%) Groovy
13 10 (5.05%) C++
14 4 (2.02%) Embedded C
14 4 (2.02%) Objective-C
15 3 (1.52%) Go
15 3 (1.52%) VB
16 2 (1.01%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 19 (9.60%) Degree
2 13 (6.57%) Security Cleared
3 8 (4.04%) SC Cleared
4 7 (3.54%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (3.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (3.03%) CCNA
6 4 (2.02%) CCNP
6 4 (2.02%) MCSA
7 3 (1.52%) CISA
7 3 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (1.01%) AWS Certification
8 2 (1.01%) CISSP
8 2 (1.01%) GIAC
8 2 (1.01%) GISP
8 2 (1.01%) HND
8 2 (1.01%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.51%) CCIE
9 1 (0.51%) MCSE
9 1 (0.51%) OCP
9 1 (0.51%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.57%) QA
2 5 (2.53%) SLA
3 1 (0.51%) GDPR
System Software
1 47 (23.74%) Docker
2 23 (11.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (6.06%) Varnish
4 11 (5.56%) Active Directory
5 4 (2.02%) KVM
6 3 (1.52%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.52%) iptables
6 3 (1.52%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (1.52%) vSphere
6 3 (1.52%) Xen
7 2 (1.01%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.51%) Dovecot
8 1 (0.51%) DRBD
8 1 (0.51%) pfSense
8 1 (0.51%) Postfix
8 1 (0.51%) QEMU
8 1 (0.51%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.51%) XenApp
8 1 (0.51%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 40 (20.20%) Ansible
2 24 (12.12%) Kubernetes
2 24 (12.12%) Puppet
3 23 (11.62%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (11.62%) Terraform
4 8 (4.04%) Packer
5 5 (2.53%) Salt
6 4 (2.02%) Prometheus
6 4 (2.02%) Tivoli
6 4 (2.02%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (1.52%) Backup Exec
7 3 (1.52%) HAProxy
7 3 (1.52%) QRadar
8 2 (1.01%) Data Guard
8 2 (1.01%) PTC Integrity
8 2 (1.01%) SCCM
9 1 (0.51%) Munin
9 1 (0.51%) SCOM
9 1 (0.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.51%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 35 (17.68%) Red Hat
1 35 (17.68%) VMware
2 31 (15.66%) Microsoft
3 20 (10.10%) Cisco
4 17 (8.59%) ServiceNow
5 13 (6.57%) Oracle
6 11 (5.56%) CheckPoint
6 11 (5.56%) IBM
6 11 (5.56%) Juniper
6 11 (5.56%) LogRhythm
7 10 (5.05%) F5
7 10 (5.05%) Google
8 8 (4.04%) Atlassian
8 8 (4.04%) Avaya
8 8 (4.04%) Clearswift
8 8 (4.04%) McAfee
8 8 (4.04%) Nortel
9 7 (3.54%) Splunk
10 6 (3.03%) HP
11 4 (2.02%) BMC