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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
UK / Wales
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 17 13
Rank change year-on-year -2 -4  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 107 128 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 10.78% 9.75% 12.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 45.53% 40.00% 44.44%
Number of salaries quoted 101 107 156
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.89% +4.05%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,402 £23,700 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,242 £48,250 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 Wales with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 235 320 387
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 23.67% 24.37% 27.66%
Number of salaries quoted 221 273 334
Median salary £36,116 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.18% -2.77%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £21,750 £24,300
10% offered a salary of more than £52,163 £44,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales 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 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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -6 76 £37,500 -2.59% 8
West Wales - 31 £46,500 - 5
Linux
UK

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Wales region with a requirement for Linux.

1 84 (43.08%) Windows
2 68 (34.87%) Amazon AWS
3 62 (31.79%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (27.69%) DevOps
5 53 (27.18%) Python
6 46 (23.59%) Unix
7 45 (23.08%) Puppet
8 40 (20.51%) VMware
9 39 (20.00%) Java
10 36 (18.46%) PHP
10 36 (18.46%) Windows Server
10 36 (18.46%) Microsoft Azure
11 35 (17.95%) Bash Shell
11 35 (17.95%) Configuration Management
12 34 (17.44%) Ansible
13 33 (16.92%) Red Hat
14 32 (16.41%) Firewall
14 32 (16.41%) Jenkins
15 31 (15.90%) VMware Infrastructure
16 29 (14.87%) ITIL
17 28 (14.36%) OO
17 28 (14.36%) Microsoft
18 27 (13.85%) Cisco
18 27 (13.85%) Opscode Chef
19 26 (13.33%) Oracle
20 25 (12.82%) Perl
20 25 (12.82%) Games
20 25 (12.82%) CentOS
21 24 (12.31%) Active Directory
22 23 (11.79%) DNS

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 13 (6.67%) Apache
2 11 (5.64%) IIS
3 10 (5.13%) JBoss
4 9 (4.62%) Tomcat
5 8 (4.10%) SharePoint
6 7 (3.59%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (3.08%) MS Exchange
8 5 (2.56%) WordPress
9 4 (2.05%) Apache Spark
9 4 (2.05%) OpenStack
10 3 (1.54%) CMS
10 3 (1.54%) nginx
11 2 (1.03%) Cloud Foundry
11 2 (1.03%) Confluence
11 2 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (1.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (1.03%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.51%) Drupal
12 1 (0.51%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 7 (3.59%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 68 (34.87%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (18.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (6.15%) SaaS
4 11 (5.64%) Office 365
5 9 (4.62%) PaaS
6 7 (3.59%) IaaS
7 6 (3.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 5 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (1.54%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (1.54%) G Suite
10 2 (1.03%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.51%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.51%) AWS OpsWorks
11 1 (0.51%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 32 (16.41%) Firewall
2 23 (11.79%) DNS
3 19 (9.74%) VPN
4 17 (8.72%) TCP/IP
5 16 (8.21%) VoIP
6 10 (5.13%) iSCSI
7 9 (4.62%) DHCP
7 9 (4.62%) HTTP
8 7 (3.59%) Internet
9 6 (3.08%) Cisco IOS
9 6 (3.08%) Network Security
9 6 (3.08%) VLAN
10 5 (2.56%) IPv6
10 5 (2.56%) SAN
11 4 (2.05%) LAN
11 4 (2.05%) MPLS
11 4 (2.05%) RTP
11 4 (2.05%) SSL
11 4 (2.05%) WAN
11 4 (2.05%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (11.79%) MySQL
2 17 (8.72%) SQL Server
3 16 (8.21%) NoSQL
3 16 (8.21%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (6.67%) MongoDB
5 5 (2.56%) Hadoop
6 4 (2.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 4 (2.05%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (2.05%) Big Data
7 3 (1.54%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (1.54%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.03%) Couchbase
8 2 (1.03%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.51%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.51%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.51%) Oracle Exadata
9 1 (0.51%) SAP HANA
9 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 32 (16.41%) Jenkins
2 16 (8.21%) Git (software)
3 12 (6.15%) Maven
4 4 (2.05%) Ant
5 3 (1.54%) Bitbucket
5 3 (1.54%) Eclipse
5 3 (1.54%) Selenium
5 3 (1.54%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (1.54%) Vagrant
6 2 (1.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.51%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.51%) JIRA
7 1 (0.51%) JUnit
7 1 (0.51%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.51%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (12.82%) Games
2 19 (9.74%) Finance
3 9 (4.62%) Telecoms
4 8 (4.10%) Marketing
5 6 (3.08%) Law
6 5 (2.56%) Automotive
7 4 (2.05%) Advertising
8 3 (1.54%) Multimedia
8 3 (1.54%) Retail
9 2 (1.03%) Military
9 2 (1.03%) Welsh Language
10 1 (0.51%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.51%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 42 (21.54%) DevOps Engineer
2 28 (14.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 27 (13.85%) Developer
4 20 (10.26%) Cloud Engineer
5 19 (9.74%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 16 (8.21%) Java Developer
7 13 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
8 12 (6.15%) Administrator
9 10 (5.13%) Linux Engineer
9 10 (5.13%) Support Engineer
10 9 (4.62%) Analyst
10 9 (4.62%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 8 (4.10%) Support Analyst
12 7 (3.59%) Senior Cloud Engineer
12 7 (3.59%) Software Engineer
13 6 (3.08%) IT Support
13 6 (3.08%) Network Security Specialist
13 6 (3.08%) Network Specialist
13 6 (3.08%) Security Engineer
13 6 (3.08%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (8.72%) Web Services
2 16 (8.21%) HTML
3 15 (7.69%) .NET
4 13 (6.67%) HTML5
5 11 (5.64%) CSS
5 11 (5.64%) REST
6 10 (5.13%) AngularJS
6 10 (5.13%) Elastic Stack
7 7 (3.59%) J2EE
8 6 (3.08%) Hibernate
8 6 (3.08%) Spring
9 5 (2.56%) ASP.NET
9 5 (2.56%) CSS3
9 5 (2.56%) Middleware
10 4 (2.05%) iOS SDK
10 4 (2.05%) Sass
11 3 (1.54%) jQuery
11 3 (1.54%) JSON
11 3 (1.54%) LAMP
11 3 (1.54%) React
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.10%) Computer Science
3 7 (3.59%) Hybrid Cloud
3 7 (3.59%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.08%) CMDB
5 5 (2.56%) Linux Command Line
5 5 (2.56%) Public Cloud
6 4 (2.05%) CUDA
7 3 (1.54%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.54%) Private Cloud
7 3 (1.54%) User Experience
7 3 (1.54%) Xbox
8 2 (1.03%) BBC
8 2 (1.03%) Clustering
8 2 (1.03%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.03%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.51%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.51%) Digital TV
9 1 (0.51%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 84 (43.08%) Windows
2 46 (23.59%) Unix
3 36 (18.46%) Windows Server
4 25 (12.82%) CentOS
5 21 (10.77%) Ubuntu
6 17 (8.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 17 (8.72%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (5.64%) Debian
8 9 (4.62%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (4.10%) AIX
9 8 (4.10%) Android
10 6 (3.08%) Apple iOS
11 5 (2.56%) HPUX
11 5 (2.56%) Mac OS
11 5 (2.56%) Solaris
12 4 (2.05%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (1.54%) OpenBSD
14 2 (1.03%) VMS
15 1 (0.51%) Embedded Linux
15 1 (0.51%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (31.79%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (27.69%) DevOps
3 35 (17.95%) Configuration Management
4 29 (14.87%) ITIL
5 28 (14.36%) OO
6 23 (11.79%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (10.26%) Service Delivery
8 18 (9.23%) Software Engineering
9 16 (8.21%) SEO
10 15 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
10 15 (7.69%) Scrum
11 14 (7.18%) E-Commerce
11 14 (7.18%) Server Virtualisation
12 13 (6.67%) Open Source
13 12 (6.15%) High Availability
14 10 (5.13%) Change Management
14 10 (5.13%) SDLC
15 9 (4.62%) OOD
16 8 (4.10%) Test Automation
17 7 (3.59%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 53 (27.18%) Python
2 39 (20.00%) Java
3 36 (18.46%) PHP
4 35 (17.95%) Bash Shell
5 25 (12.82%) Perl
6 22 (11.28%) SQL
7 19 (9.74%) C#
8 16 (8.21%) JavaScript
9 15 (7.69%) PowerShell
10 10 (5.13%) C++
11 7 (3.59%) C
11 7 (3.59%) Shell Script
12 6 (3.08%) Objective-C
13 4 (2.05%) Groovy
14 1 (0.51%) Scala
14 1 (0.51%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.51%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.51%) VB
14 1 (0.51%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.51%) VB6
Qualifications
1 19 (9.74%) Degree
2 11 (5.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (3.08%) CCNA
3 6 (3.08%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (3.08%) MCSA
3 6 (3.08%) MCSE
3 6 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (2.56%) CCNP
4 5 (2.56%) GNVQ
5 3 (1.54%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.51%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.51%) CEH
7 1 (0.51%) CISSP
7 1 (0.51%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.51%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (10.77%) SLA
2 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 31 (15.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (12.31%) Active Directory
3 15 (7.69%) Docker
4 7 (3.59%) vSphere
5 6 (3.08%) Snort
5 6 (3.08%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (2.56%) Firmware
6 5 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (2.05%) Hyper-V
7 4 (2.05%) pfSense
8 2 (1.03%) vCloud
8 2 (1.03%) XenApp
8 2 (1.03%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 45 (23.08%) Puppet
2 34 (17.44%) Ansible
3 27 (13.85%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (6.67%) Terraform
5 8 (4.10%) NetBackup
6 4 (2.05%) ServiceCenter
6 4 (2.05%) Tivoli
6 4 (2.05%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (1.03%) Grafana
7 2 (1.03%) SCCM
8 1 (0.51%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.51%) Nagios
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle ZFS
8 1 (0.51%) Packer
8 1 (0.51%) QRadar
8 1 (0.51%) vRealize
Vendors
1 40 (20.51%) VMware
2 33 (16.92%) Red Hat
3 28 (14.36%) Microsoft
4 27 (13.85%) Cisco
5 26 (13.33%) Oracle
6 11 (5.64%) HP
7 9 (4.62%) ServiceNow
8 6 (3.08%) Dell
9 5 (2.56%) Juniper
10 4 (2.05%) Acme Packet
10 4 (2.05%) BMC
10 4 (2.05%) Brocade
10 4 (2.05%) EMC
10 4 (2.05%) EqualLogic
10 4 (2.05%) IBM
10 4 (2.05%) SolarWinds
10 4 (2.05%) SonicWALL
10 4 (2.05%) Splunk
11 3 (1.54%) Google
11 3 (1.54%) Sencha
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Newport, Gwent
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Remote Working + Shift Allowance
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Acorn Recruitment
Posted: 16 hours ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Experis Ltd
Salary: £37428.00 - £42991.00 per annum + +pension
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Reed Technology
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Great benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: Additional benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago