The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West 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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Wales / West Wales
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 - 12
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 30 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Wales 16.13% - 1.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.62% - 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 29 0 0
Median salary £45,500 - -
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 West Wales with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
West Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 63 9 9
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Wales 33.87% 16.07% 17.31%
Number of salaries quoted 61 9 7
Median salary £45,000 £30,500 £20,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +47.54% +52.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,116 £28,500 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,242 £21,600 £30,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in West Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West 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 West Wales

Linux
Salary Trend in West Wales

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

Salary trend for Linux in West Wales

Linux
Salary Histogram in West Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in West Wales over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux in West Wales

Linux
Job Locations in West Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the West Wales region over the 3 months to 26 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
Swansea - 30 £45,500 - 4
Linux
Wales

For the 6 months to 26 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 West Wales region with a requirement for Linux.

1 17 (45.95%) Windows
1 17 (45.95%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (43.24%) Puppet
2 16 (43.24%) Jenkins
2 16 (43.24%) Ansible
2 16 (43.24%) Service Delivery
3 15 (40.54%) SEO
4 13 (35.14%) VMware
4 13 (35.14%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (32.43%) Server Virtualisation
5 12 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (29.73%) Firewall
7 10 (27.03%) Windows Server
8 9 (24.32%) ServiceNow
8 9 (24.32%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (24.32%) E-Commerce
9 8 (21.62%) Cisco
9 8 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (21.62%) PowerShell
10 7 (18.92%) Python
11 6 (16.22%) Snort
11 6 (16.22%) Cisco IOS
11 6 (16.22%) Finance
11 6 (16.22%) VoIP
11 6 (16.22%) VPN
11 6 (16.22%) Network Security
11 6 (16.22%) iSCSI
11 6 (16.22%) SIEM
11 6 (16.22%) Business Transformation
12 5 (13.51%) DevOps

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 4 (10.81%) IIS
2 1 (2.70%) NetWeaver
Cloud Services
1 17 (45.95%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (35.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (10.81%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (2.70%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (29.73%) Firewall
2 6 (16.22%) Cisco IOS
2 6 (16.22%) iSCSI
2 6 (16.22%) Network Security
2 6 (16.22%) VoIP
2 6 (16.22%) VPN
3 5 (13.51%) IPv6
4 3 (8.11%) DNS
5 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
5 2 (5.41%) VLAN
6 1 (2.70%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) MongoDB
1 4 (10.81%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (5.41%) MySQL
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 16 (43.24%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (16.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (45.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (43.24%) Cloud Engineer
2 16 (43.24%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (18.92%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) Network Security Specialist
4 6 (16.22%) Network Specialist
4 6 (16.22%) Security Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) Security Specialist
4 6 (16.22%) Senior Cloud Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Unix Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Cybersecurity Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) DBA
7 2 (5.41%) Developer
7 2 (5.41%) IT Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) IT Security Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) SQL DBA
7 2 (5.41%) UI Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (5.41%) CSS
2 2 (5.41%) HTML
2 2 (5.41%) HTML5
2 2 (5.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (2.70%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.70%) jQuery
3 1 (2.70%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (5.41%) User Experience
2 1 (2.70%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (45.95%) Windows
2 10 (27.03%) Windows Server
3 5 (13.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (10.81%) AIX
4 4 (10.81%) CentOS
4 4 (10.81%) HPUX
4 4 (10.81%) Unix
4 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.70%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (43.24%) Service Delivery
2 15 (40.54%) SEO
3 12 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (32.43%) Server Virtualisation
4 9 (24.32%) Continuous Improvement
4 9 (24.32%) E-Commerce
5 6 (16.22%) Business Transformation
5 6 (16.22%) SIEM
6 5 (13.51%) DevOps
6 5 (13.51%) High Availability
6 5 (13.51%) ITIL
6 5 (13.51%) ITSM
6 5 (13.51%) Project Management
6 5 (13.51%) Waterfall
7 4 (10.81%) Virtual Environments
8 3 (8.11%) Cybersecurity
9 2 (5.41%) Continuous Deployment
9 2 (5.41%) Mobile First
9 2 (5.41%) MVC
9 2 (5.41%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.62%) PowerShell
2 7 (18.92%) Python
3 4 (10.81%) Bash Shell
3 4 (10.81%) Shell Script
4 3 (8.11%) SQL
5 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.41%) PHP
6 1 (2.70%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) CEH
1 1 (2.70%) CISSP
1 1 (2.70%) Degree
1 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (16.22%) Snort
3 4 (10.81%) Active Directory
3 4 (10.81%) pfSense
3 4 (10.81%) vSphere
4 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (43.24%) Ansible
1 16 (43.24%) Puppet
2 5 (13.51%) Terraform
3 4 (10.81%) Tivoli
3 4 (10.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (2.70%) HAProxy
4 1 (2.70%) QRadar
4 1 (2.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (35.14%) VMware
2 9 (24.32%) ServiceNow
3 8 (21.62%) Cisco
4 5 (13.51%) HP
4 5 (13.51%) Red Hat
5 4 (10.81%) BMC
5 4 (10.81%) IBM
6 3 (8.11%) Splunk
7 2 (5.41%) Clearswift
7 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
7 2 (5.41%) Palo Alto
8 1 (2.70%) AlienVault
8 1 (2.70%) SaltStack
8 1 (2.70%) SAP
8 1 (2.70%) Vyatta
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