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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
UK / Wales
Rank 28 13 15
Rank change year-on-year -15 +2  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 91 177 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 8.24% 12.70% 10.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.76% 44.70% 35.68%
Number of salaries quoted 81 163 111
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.89% -3.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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 241 396 398
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 21.81% 28.41% 30.34%
Number of salaries quoted 211 341 322
Median salary £35,250 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.71% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,550 £50,000
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 24 March 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 24 March 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 -9 80 £40,000 +3.89% 6
West Wales - 7 £41,250 - 1
Mid Wales - 1 £39,000 -
Linux
UK

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 78 (38.42%) Windows
2 61 (30.05%) Python
3 58 (28.57%) Unix
4 55 (27.09%) Agile Software Development
5 54 (26.60%) VMware
6 46 (22.66%) Java
7 44 (21.67%) DevOps
8 43 (21.18%) Amazon AWS
9 42 (20.69%) Oracle
10 40 (19.70%) Red Hat
11 37 (18.23%) PHP
12 36 (17.73%) Apache
13 34 (16.75%) JavaScript
14 32 (15.76%) JBoss
14 32 (15.76%) VMware Infrastructure
15 29 (14.29%) Jenkins
15 29 (14.29%) Android
15 29 (14.29%) Perl
16 28 (13.79%) SQL
16 28 (13.79%) Firewall
16 28 (13.79%) Bash Shell
17 27 (13.30%) Degree
17 27 (13.30%) MySQL
17 27 (13.30%) HTML
18 26 (12.81%) Finance
18 26 (12.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 25 (12.32%) CentOS
19 25 (12.32%) Scrum
19 25 (12.32%) SQL Server
19 25 (12.32%) DNS

Linux
Top Related 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 36 (17.73%) Apache
2 32 (15.76%) JBoss
3 22 (10.84%) Tomcat
4 8 (3.94%) IIS
4 8 (3.94%) OpenStack
5 7 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (2.46%) MS Exchange
7 4 (1.97%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.48%) Confluence
8 3 (1.48%) NetWeaver
8 3 (1.48%) nginx
8 3 (1.48%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.48%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.99%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.99%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.49%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 1 (0.49%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.49%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (3.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 43 (21.18%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (11.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (7.88%) IaaS
3 16 (7.88%) PaaS
4 13 (6.40%) SaaS
5 12 (5.91%) Office 365
6 3 (1.48%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.99%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (0.99%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.99%) G Suite
7 2 (0.99%) GitHub
8 1 (0.49%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.49%) Bluemix
8 1 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.49%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 28 (13.79%) Firewall
2 25 (12.32%) DNS
3 15 (7.39%) HTTP
3 15 (7.39%) TCP/IP
4 13 (6.40%) VoIP
5 11 (5.42%) LAN
6 8 (3.94%) WAN
7 7 (3.45%) MPLS
8 6 (2.96%) DHCP
9 5 (2.46%) Ethernet
9 5 (2.46%) iSCSI
9 5 (2.46%) SAN
9 5 (2.46%) VLAN
9 5 (2.46%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (2.46%) Wireshark
10 4 (1.97%) NAS
10 4 (1.97%) PBX
10 4 (1.97%) RTP
11 3 (1.48%) VPN
12 2 (0.99%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (13.30%) MySQL
2 25 (12.32%) SQL Server
3 19 (9.36%) NoSQL
4 13 (6.40%) MongoDB
5 9 (4.43%) Big Data
5 9 (4.43%) Oracle Database
6 8 (3.94%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (3.94%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (3.45%) Hadoop
8 6 (2.96%) RDBMS
8 6 (2.96%) Relational Database
9 5 (2.46%) Neo4j
10 3 (1.48%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (1.48%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (1.48%) MariaDB
10 3 (1.48%) SAP HANA
11 2 (0.99%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (0.99%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.99%) HPCC
11 2 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 29 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 15 (7.39%) Maven
3 11 (5.42%) Git (software)
4 9 (4.43%) Sonatype Nexus
5 8 (3.94%) Ant
6 7 (3.45%) Eclipse
7 5 (2.46%) JIRA
8 4 (1.97%) JUnit
9 3 (1.48%) Bitbucket
9 3 (1.48%) Cucumber
9 3 (1.48%) Selenium
9 3 (1.48%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.99%) Firebug
10 2 (0.99%) JMeter
10 2 (0.99%) SoapUI
10 2 (0.99%) Subversion
11 1 (0.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.49%) ClearCase
11 1 (0.49%) IntelliJ
11 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (12.81%) Finance
2 18 (8.87%) Telecoms
3 17 (8.37%) Games
4 14 (6.90%) Marketing
5 12 (5.91%) Advertising
6 7 (3.45%) Retail
7 2 (0.99%) Law
7 2 (0.99%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.49%) Legal
8 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.49%) Military
Job Titles
1 37 (18.23%) Developer
2 30 (14.78%) DevOps Engineer
3 23 (11.33%) Systems Engineer
4 22 (10.84%) Administrator
5 16 (7.88%) Java Developer
5 16 (7.88%) Linux Engineer
6 12 (5.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 11 (5.42%) DBA
7 11 (5.42%) Security Engineer
7 11 (5.42%) Support Engineer
8 9 (4.43%) PHP Developer
8 9 (4.43%) Software Engineer
8 9 (4.43%) Systems Administrator
9 8 (3.94%) Analyst
9 8 (3.94%) Junior
9 8 (3.94%) Senior Developer
9 8 (3.94%) Senior Systems Engineer
10 7 (3.45%) Network Engineer
10 7 (3.45%) Oracle DBA
10 7 (3.45%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (13.30%) HTML
2 21 (10.34%) HTML5
3 16 (7.88%) J2EE
3 16 (7.88%) LAMP
4 15 (7.39%) CSS
5 14 (6.90%) .NET
6 12 (5.91%) Web Services
7 11 (5.42%) REST
8 10 (4.93%) CSS3
8 10 (4.93%) jQuery
9 9 (4.43%) RESTful
9 9 (4.43%) Spring
10 8 (3.94%) Laravel
11 7 (3.45%) Hibernate
11 7 (3.45%) iOS SDK
12 6 (2.96%) AngularJS
13 5 (2.46%) ASP.NET
13 5 (2.46%) JSON
13 5 (2.46%) Middleware
14 4 (1.97%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.91%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.42%) Hybrid Cloud
3 10 (4.93%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.46%) Clustering
4 5 (2.46%) Public Cloud
5 4 (1.97%) Data Centre
5 4 (1.97%) Fintech
6 3 (1.48%) Digital TV
6 3 (1.48%) iDTV
6 3 (1.48%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.48%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (0.99%) CMDB
7 2 (0.99%) CUDA
7 2 (0.99%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.99%) Private Cloud
7 2 (0.99%) User Experience
8 1 (0.49%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.49%) CCTV
8 1 (0.49%) LPAR
8 1 (0.49%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 78 (38.42%) Windows
2 58 (28.57%) Unix
3 29 (14.29%) Android
4 26 (12.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 25 (12.32%) CentOS
5 25 (12.32%) Windows Server
6 23 (11.33%) Apple iOS
7 17 (8.37%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (6.90%) Ubuntu
9 12 (5.91%) Debian
9 12 (5.91%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (2.96%) Mac OS
11 5 (2.46%) AIX
12 4 (1.97%) HPUX
12 4 (1.97%) Mac OS X
12 4 (1.97%) Solaris
13 3 (1.48%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.99%) OpenBSD
14 2 (0.99%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.99%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (27.09%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (21.67%) DevOps
3 25 (12.32%) Scrum
4 23 (11.33%) Configuration Management
5 20 (9.85%) Software Engineering
6 17 (8.37%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (8.37%) OO
7 16 (7.88%) High Availability
8 15 (7.39%) ITIL
9 14 (6.90%) TDD
10 13 (6.40%) Open Source
11 10 (4.93%) Continuous Delivery
11 10 (4.93%) Multithreading
11 10 (4.93%) OOP
11 10 (4.93%) Service Delivery
12 9 (4.43%) Load Balancing
12 9 (4.43%) Performance Tuning
13 8 (3.94%) Continuous Improvement
13 8 (3.94%) Cybersecurity
13 8 (3.94%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 61 (30.05%) Python
2 46 (22.66%) Java
3 37 (18.23%) PHP
4 34 (16.75%) JavaScript
5 29 (14.29%) Perl
6 28 (13.79%) Bash Shell
6 28 (13.79%) SQL
7 20 (9.85%) Objective-C
8 15 (7.39%) C#
9 14 (6.90%) C++
10 12 (5.91%) Shell Script
11 8 (3.94%) C
12 6 (2.96%) PowerShell
12 6 (2.96%) Scala
13 5 (2.46%) Ruby
14 3 (1.48%) ABAP
14 3 (1.48%) Korn
15 2 (0.99%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.49%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (13.30%) Degree
2 9 (4.43%) MCSE
2 9 (4.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (1.97%) CCNA
4 4 (1.97%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (1.97%) MCSA
4 4 (1.97%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.48%) CCNP
5 3 (1.48%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.48%) RHCE
6 2 (0.99%) CISSP
7 1 (0.49%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.49%) CEH
7 1 (0.49%) CISA
7 1 (0.49%) CISM
7 1 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.49%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.94%) SLA
2 2 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.99%) QA
3 1 (0.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 32 (15.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (11.82%) Active Directory
3 13 (6.40%) vSphere
4 10 (4.93%) Hyper-V
5 8 (3.94%) Firmware
6 6 (2.96%) Docker
7 5 (2.46%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.99%) NFS
8 2 (0.99%) Squid
8 2 (0.99%) vCloud
8 2 (0.99%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.99%) XenApp
8 2 (0.99%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 24 (11.82%) Puppet
2 14 (6.90%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (6.40%) Ansible
4 4 (1.97%) NetBackup
5 3 (1.48%) ServiceCenter
5 3 (1.48%) Terraform
6 2 (0.99%) Nagios
6 2 (0.99%) Rundeck
6 2 (0.99%) vRealize
6 2 (0.99%) WhatsUp Gold
7 1 (0.49%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.49%) Kibana
7 1 (0.49%) logstash
7 1 (0.49%) QRadar
7 1 (0.49%) SCCM
7 1 (0.49%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.49%) WSUS
7 1 (0.49%) yum
7 1 (0.49%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 54 (26.60%) VMware
2 42 (20.69%) Oracle
3 40 (19.70%) Red Hat
4 22 (10.84%) Cisco
4 22 (10.84%) Microsoft
5 9 (4.43%) F5
6 8 (3.94%) IBM
7 7 (3.45%) SaltStack
8 6 (2.96%) Brocade
8 6 (2.96%) SolarWinds
9 5 (2.46%) Avaya
9 5 (2.46%) Dell
9 5 (2.46%) EMC
9 5 (2.46%) HP
9 5 (2.46%) Splunk
10 4 (1.97%) Acme Packet
10 4 (1.97%) AppDynamics
10 4 (1.97%) CheckPoint
10 4 (1.97%) EqualLogic
10 4 (1.97%) Juniper
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