Period
to 23 September 2018

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 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Wales > West Wales
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 15 41
Rank change year-on-year +5 +26 -20
Permanent jobs citing Linux 48 66 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Wales 18.18% 16.75% 1.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 51.06% 47.48% 18.75%
Number of salaries quoted 47 64 3
West Wales median annual salary £40,210 £49,039 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.00% -6.59% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £33,375 £44,250
90th Percentile £54,844 £57,946 £53,750
Wales median annual salary £40,210 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.11% +3.75% +11.11%

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 94 139 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Wales 35.61% 35.28% 10.32%
Number of salaries quoted 88 136 16
West Wales median annual salary £36,956 £49,039 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -24.64% +60.78% +38.64%
10th Percentile £26,749 £31,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £54,844 £57,946 £50,625
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £39,351 £36,189
% change year-on-year -4.70% +8.74% +3.40%

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 23 September 2018.

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 23 September 2018. 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 +3 48 £40,210 -18.00% 2
Linux
Wales

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, 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 30 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (41.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 19 (39.58%) DevOps
4 17 (35.42%) Docker
4 17 (35.42%) Git (software)
5 16 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 16 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
5 16 (33.33%) Windows
6 15 (31.25%) E-Commerce
6 15 (31.25%) Microsoft
6 15 (31.25%) Service Delivery
6 15 (31.25%) MongoDB
6 15 (31.25%) ServiceNow
6 15 (31.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 14 (29.17%) SQL Server
8 13 (27.08%) JavaScript
8 13 (27.08%) MVC
9 12 (25.00%) Firewall
9 12 (25.00%) e-Learning
9 12 (25.00%) Ruby
9 12 (25.00%) QA
9 12 (25.00%) Unit Testing
9 12 (25.00%) C#
9 12 (25.00%) .NET
9 12 (25.00%) ASP.NET
9 12 (25.00%) Cisco
9 12 (25.00%) Server Management
9 12 (25.00%) Ansible
9 12 (25.00%) User Experience
9 12 (25.00%) Opscode Chef

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 12 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
1 12 (25.00%) nginx
2 5 (10.42%) Confluence
3 1 (2.08%) IIS
3 1 (2.08%) NetWeaver
Cloud Services
1 16 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 16 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (10.42%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (6.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (2.08%) Mimecast
4 1 (2.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (25.00%) Firewall
2 9 (18.75%) WAN
3 7 (14.58%) BGP
3 7 (14.58%) OSPF
3 7 (14.58%) Wireless
4 6 (12.50%) MPLS
5 5 (10.42%) RIP
6 3 (6.25%) DHCP
6 3 (6.25%) DNS
6 3 (6.25%) SAN
7 2 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (4.17%) Network Security
7 2 (4.17%) VPN
8 1 (2.08%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (2.08%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (2.08%) IP Telephony
8 1 (2.08%) NetScaler
8 1 (2.08%) NX-OS
8 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
8 1 (2.08%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (31.25%) MongoDB
2 14 (29.17%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (35.42%) Git (software)
2 12 (25.00%) TeamCity
3 7 (14.58%) Jenkins
4 5 (10.42%) Bitbucket
4 5 (10.42%) JIRA
4 5 (10.42%) Spinnaker
General
1 2 (4.17%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Electronics
2 1 (2.08%) Legal
2 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.08%) Marketing
2 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (31.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (27.08%) Developer
2 13 (27.08%) Software Developer
3 9 (18.75%) Cloud Engineer
4 7 (14.58%) Ethical Hacker
5 4 (8.33%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Network Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Administrator
7 2 (4.17%) DBA
7 2 (4.17%) NOC Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Oracle DBA
7 2 (4.17%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) SOC Engineer
8 1 (2.08%) Consultant
8 1 (2.08%) SAP Basis Consultant
8 1 (2.08%) SAP Consultant
8 1 (2.08%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (25.00%) .NET
1 12 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 12 (25.00%) Node.js
2 8 (16.67%) Elastic Stack
3 7 (14.58%) Web Services
4 1 (2.08%) CSS
4 1 (2.08%) HTML
4 1 (2.08%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.00%) e-Learning
1 12 (25.00%) Mobile App
1 12 (25.00%) User Experience
2 6 (12.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (4.17%) Clustering
3 2 (4.17%) PKI
3 2 (4.17%) Replication
3 2 (4.17%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.08%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 16 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (6.25%) AIX
3 3 (6.25%) HPUX
3 3 (6.25%) Unix
4 2 (4.17%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.08%) CatOS
5 1 (2.08%) CentOS
5 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (41.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 19 (39.58%) DevOps
4 15 (31.25%) E-Commerce
4 15 (31.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 15 (31.25%) Service Delivery
5 13 (27.08%) MVC
6 12 (25.00%) Server Management
6 12 (25.00%) Unit Testing
7 9 (18.75%) Load Balancing
8 7 (14.58%) Cybersecurity
8 7 (14.58%) Ethical Hacking
8 7 (14.58%) Penetration Testing
8 7 (14.58%) Resource Management
8 7 (14.58%) Security Testing
9 5 (10.42%) Continuous Deployment
9 5 (10.42%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (10.42%) Deployment Automation
9 5 (10.42%) Immutable Infrastructure
10 4 (8.33%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 13 (27.08%) JavaScript
2 12 (25.00%) C#
2 12 (25.00%) CoffeeScript
2 12 (25.00%) Ruby
3 10 (20.83%) Bash Shell
3 10 (20.83%) PowerShell
4 7 (14.58%) C
4 7 (14.58%) Perl
4 7 (14.58%) Python
5 4 (8.33%) Shell Script
6 2 (4.17%) SQL
7 1 (2.08%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (8.33%) CCNP
1 4 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.17%) CCIE
2 2 (4.17%) CCNA
2 2 (4.17%) JNCIE
2 2 (4.17%) JNCIP
3 1 (2.08%) Degree
3 1 (2.08%) OCP
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (2.08%) RHCE
3 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (35.42%) Docker
2 12 (25.00%) Varnish
3 4 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (6.25%) Active Directory
5 2 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (2.08%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.08%) XenApp
6 1 (2.08%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (25.00%) Ansible
1 12 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (18.75%) Terraform
3 8 (16.67%) Puppet
4 5 (10.42%) Kubernetes
4 5 (10.42%) Packer
4 5 (10.42%) Prometheus
5 3 (6.25%) Tivoli
5 3 (6.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (2.08%) Data Guard
6 1 (2.08%) NetBackup
6 1 (2.08%) Salt
6 1 (2.08%) SCCM
6 1 (2.08%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (31.25%) Microsoft
1 15 (31.25%) ServiceNow
2 12 (25.00%) Cisco
3 10 (20.83%) F5
4 8 (16.67%) Avaya
4 8 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 8 (16.67%) Clearswift
4 8 (16.67%) Juniper
4 8 (16.67%) LogRhythm
4 8 (16.67%) McAfee
4 8 (16.67%) Nortel
5 5 (10.42%) Atlassian
5 5 (10.42%) VMware
6 4 (8.33%) HP
7 3 (6.25%) BMC
7 3 (6.25%) IBM
7 3 (6.25%) Red Hat
8 2 (4.17%) Citrix
8 2 (4.17%) Oracle
8 2 (4.17%) SAP