Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Wales > West Wales
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 42 27
Rank change year-on-year +29 -15 -6
Permanent jobs citing Linux 58 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Wales 15.18% 2.69% 0.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.15% 13.51% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 56 5 0
West Wales median annual salary £49,039 £45,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.97% - -
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% +11.11% -1.37%

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 123 37 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Wales 32.20% 19.89% 12.17%
Number of salaries quoted 120 32 12
West Wales median annual salary £49,039 £37,250 £25,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.65% +46.08% +13.33%
10th Percentile £31,000 £19,375 £18,050
90th Percentile £57,946 £47,250 £46,650
Wales median annual salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +8.57% - +4.48%

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 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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 +25 58 £49,039 +8.97% 3
Linux
Wales

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 39 (67.24%) Microsoft Azure
1 39 (67.24%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (65.52%) Puppet
3 37 (63.79%) Jenkins
4 32 (55.17%) Ansible
4 32 (55.17%) Server Virtualisation
4 32 (55.17%) Service Delivery
5 31 (53.45%) VMware
6 24 (41.38%) VMware Infrastructure
7 23 (39.66%) Business Transformation
7 23 (39.66%) SEO
8 16 (27.59%) Windows
9 14 (24.14%) Firewall
9 14 (24.14%) AWS CloudFormation
10 13 (22.41%) Microsoft
11 12 (20.69%) Windows Server
12 10 (17.24%) Terraform
12 10 (17.24%) PowerShell
12 10 (17.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (17.24%) VPN
12 10 (17.24%) Cisco
12 10 (17.24%) VLAN
13 9 (15.52%) SCCM
13 9 (15.52%) Red Hat
13 9 (15.52%) DNS
13 9 (15.52%) VoIP
13 9 (15.52%) iSCSI
14 8 (13.79%) DevOps
14 8 (13.79%) SQL
14 8 (13.79%) Migration

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 5 (8.62%) OpenStack
2 4 (6.90%) IIS
3 1 (1.72%) Apache
3 1 (1.72%) NetWeaver
3 1 (1.72%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 39 (67.24%) Amazon AWS
1 39 (67.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (24.14%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (8.62%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (8.62%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 5 (8.62%) Amazon ELB
3 5 (8.62%) Amazon S3
3 5 (8.62%) Amazon SQS
3 5 (8.62%) AWS OpsWorks
3 5 (8.62%) IaaS
3 5 (8.62%) Route 53
3 5 (8.62%) Serverless
4 3 (5.17%) SaaS
5 2 (3.45%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 14 (24.14%) Firewall
2 10 (17.24%) VLAN
2 10 (17.24%) VPN
3 9 (15.52%) DNS
3 9 (15.52%) iSCSI
3 9 (15.52%) VoIP
4 6 (10.34%) Network Security
5 5 (8.62%) Cisco IOS
5 5 (8.62%) DHCP
6 4 (6.90%) IPv6
6 4 (6.90%) SAN
7 2 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (3.45%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (3.45%) IP Telephony
7 2 (3.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.07%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 5 (8.62%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (8.62%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 37 (63.79%) Jenkins
2 5 (8.62%) Ant
2 5 (8.62%) Eclipse
2 5 (8.62%) Maven
General
1 1 (1.72%) Advertising
1 1 (1.72%) Finance
Job Titles
1 41 (70.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 37 (63.79%) Cloud Engineer
3 32 (55.17%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
4 28 (48.28%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 23 (39.66%) Senior Cloud Engineer
6 9 (15.52%) Wintel Engineer
6 9 (15.52%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (8.62%) Network Security Specialist
7 5 (8.62%) Network Specialist
7 5 (8.62%) Security Specialist
8 3 (5.17%) Administrator
8 3 (5.17%) Linux Administrator
8 3 (5.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 3 (5.17%) Systems Administrator
9 2 (3.45%) DBA
9 2 (3.45%) Linux Engineer
9 2 (3.45%) Senior Linux Engineer
9 2 (3.45%) SQL DBA
10 1 (1.72%) SAP Basis Consultant
10 1 (1.72%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.72%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.07%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (8.62%) Private Cloud
2 5 (8.62%) Public Cloud
3 2 (3.45%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.72%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 16 (27.59%) Windows
2 12 (20.69%) Windows Server
3 10 (17.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (10.34%) CentOS
5 5 (8.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (6.90%) Windows 7
6 4 (6.90%) Windows 8
7 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.72%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (55.17%) Server Virtualisation
1 32 (55.17%) Service Delivery
2 23 (39.66%) Business Transformation
2 23 (39.66%) SEO
3 8 (13.79%) DevOps
3 8 (13.79%) Migration
4 6 (10.34%) Load Balancing
5 5 (8.62%) Capacity Management
5 5 (8.62%) Customer Requirements
6 4 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (6.90%) Incident Management
6 4 (6.90%) Problem Management
7 2 (3.45%) Application Performance Management
7 2 (3.45%) Business Continuity
7 2 (3.45%) Email Management
7 2 (3.45%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 2 (3.45%) Performance Management
7 2 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (3.45%) Project Management
8 1 (1.72%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.24%) PowerShell
2 8 (13.79%) SQL
3 4 (6.90%) Python
4 2 (3.45%) C
4 2 (3.45%) Perl
4 2 (3.45%) Ruby
5 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (3.45%) MCSA
1 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.72%) Degree
2 1 (1.72%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 24 (41.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (10.34%) Snort
3 5 (8.62%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (5.17%) Active Directory
4 3 (5.17%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.45%) XenApp
5 2 (3.45%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.72%) pfSense
6 1 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 38 (65.52%) Puppet
2 32 (55.17%) Ansible
3 10 (17.24%) Terraform
4 9 (15.52%) SCCM
5 5 (8.62%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (3.45%) Graylog
6 2 (3.45%) HAProxy
6 2 (3.45%) logstash
7 1 (1.72%) Nagios
7 1 (1.72%) Salt
Vendors
1 31 (53.45%) VMware
2 13 (22.41%) Microsoft
3 10 (17.24%) Cisco
4 9 (15.52%) Red Hat
5 5 (8.62%) HP
6 2 (3.45%) AppDynamics
6 2 (3.45%) Avaya
6 2 (3.45%) Citrix
6 2 (3.45%) Clearswift
6 2 (3.45%) F5
6 2 (3.45%) Splunk
6 2 (3.45%) Vyatta
7 1 (1.72%) SaltStack
7 1 (1.72%) SAP