Period
to 17 February 2019

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 6 months to 17 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Wales > West Wales
6 months to
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 18 17 43
Rank change year-on-year -1 +26 -7
Permanent jobs citing Linux 21 25 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Wales 10.40% 12.08% 3.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.00% 55.56% 17.39%
Number of salaries quoted 19 25 6
West Wales median annual salary £45,000 £49,039 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.24% +22.60% -13.51%
10th Percentile £30,600 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £54,844 £54,844 £48,750
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +6.67%

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 West Wales with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
West Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 84 45 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Wales 41.58% 21.74% 22.55%
Number of salaries quoted 71 43 39
West Wales median annual salary £35,000 £49,039 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.63% +22.60% +52.38%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,750 £18,500
90th Percentile £54,844 £54,844 £45,000
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £38,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year -1.32% +4.11% +4.29%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in West Wales

Job postings citing Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Wales.

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 6 months to 17 February 2019.

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 6 months to 17 February 2019. 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
Swansea -4 21 £45,000 -8.24% 3
Linux
Wales

For the 6 months to 17 February 2019, 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 West Wales region with a requirement for Linux.

1 17 (80.95%) DevOps
2 13 (61.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (61.90%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (57.14%) Ansible
3 12 (57.14%) Kubernetes
4 11 (52.38%) Python
5 10 (47.62%) Git (software)
6 9 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (38.10%) Windows
7 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
7 8 (38.10%) Configuration Management
8 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 7 (33.33%) Web Services
8 7 (33.33%) Migration
8 7 (33.33%) Load Balancing
8 7 (33.33%) Docker
8 7 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (33.33%) Technical Leadership
9 6 (28.57%) Spinnaker
9 6 (28.57%) Deployment Automation
9 6 (28.57%) Storage Management
9 6 (28.57%) Continuous Deployment
9 6 (28.57%) Prometheus
9 6 (28.57%) Immutable Infrastructure
9 6 (28.57%) Serverless
9 6 (28.57%) Single Sign-On
9 6 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (28.57%) OpenStack
9 6 (28.57%) Bitbucket

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 6 (28.57%) Confluence
1 6 (28.57%) OpenStack
2 3 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (14.29%) nginx
3 2 (9.52%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 13 (61.90%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (61.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (28.57%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (28.57%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 6 (28.57%) AWS CloudFormation
2 6 (28.57%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (28.57%) IaaS
2 6 (28.57%) Serverless
3 3 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) DNS
2 1 (4.76%) BGP
2 1 (4.76%) Firewall
2 1 (4.76%) MPLS
2 1 (4.76%) OSPF
2 1 (4.76%) VPN
2 1 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (28.57%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (14.29%) Redis
Development Applications
1 10 (47.62%) Git (software)
2 6 (28.57%) Bitbucket
2 6 (28.57%) Eclipse
2 6 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 6 (28.57%) JIRA
2 6 (28.57%) Spinnaker
3 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
4 1 (4.76%) GitLab
4 1 (4.76%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Cloud Engineer
2 7 (33.33%) Junior
3 5 (23.81%) Applications Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Senior Applications Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Senior Cloud Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Analyst Programmer
4 3 (14.29%) Programmer
5 1 (4.76%) Junior DevOps
5 1 (4.76%) Junior DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) Web Services
2 6 (28.57%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (14.29%) Middleware
3 3 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) 3D Graphics
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Windows
2 6 (28.57%) CentOS
2 6 (28.57%) Fedora
2 6 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (80.95%) DevOps
2 9 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (38.10%) Configuration Management
4 7 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (33.33%) Load Balancing
4 7 (33.33%) Migration
4 7 (33.33%) Technical Leadership
5 6 (28.57%) Continuous Deployment
5 6 (28.57%) Deployment Automation
5 6 (28.57%) Immutable Infrastructure
5 6 (28.57%) Storage Management
6 3 (14.29%) Applied Mathematics
6 3 (14.29%) Cross-Platform Development
6 3 (14.29%) Mathematics
6 3 (14.29%) Numerical Analysis
6 3 (14.29%) OOP
6 3 (14.29%) Open Source
6 3 (14.29%) Parallel Processing
6 3 (14.29%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) Python
2 6 (28.57%) Java
2 6 (28.57%) Ruby
2 6 (28.57%) SQL
3 5 (23.81%) PowerShell
4 3 (14.29%) C
4 3 (14.29%) C++
4 3 (14.29%) Fortran
5 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) CCIE
2 1 (4.76%) CCNP
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.76%) JNCIE
2 1 (4.76%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 7 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (57.14%) Ansible
1 12 (57.14%) Kubernetes
2 6 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (28.57%) Packer
2 6 (28.57%) Prometheus
2 6 (28.57%) Puppet
2 6 (28.57%) Single Sign-On
2 6 (28.57%) Terraform
3 1 (4.76%) Grafana
3 1 (4.76%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 6 (28.57%) Atlassian
2 6 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 2 (9.52%) VMware
4 1 (4.76%) Avaya
4 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco
4 1 (4.76%) Clearswift
4 1 (4.76%) F5
4 1 (4.76%) Juniper
4 1 (4.76%) LogRhythm
4 1 (4.76%) McAfee
4 1 (4.76%) Nortel
4 1 (4.76%) ServiceNow
4 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds