The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the North Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank - 17 12
Permanent jobs citing Linux 0 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales - 5.17% 11.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 42.86% 41.67%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 5
Average salary - £30,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.92%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Linux
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the North Wales region.

Operating Systems Category
North Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2 7 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 2.99% 12.07% 26.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 12
Average salary £22,500 £30,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.22% +8.92%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in North Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the North Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in North Wales

Linux
Salary Trend in North Wales

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

Linux Salary Trend in North Wales

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Wales

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the North Wales region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) Data Management
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Line Management
3 1 (33.33%) People Management
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Mitel
3 1 (33.33%) EqualLogic
3 1 (33.33%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (33.33%) Lync
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (33.33%) SCDPM
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management
3 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Clustering
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in North Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the North Wales region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Lync
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Operations Team Leader
1 2 (66.67%) Team Leader
1 2 (66.67%) Support Team Leader
2 1 (33.33%) IT Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) EqualLogic
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Data Management
1 2 (66.67%) Line Management
2 1 (33.33%) People Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Forefront TMG
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Mitel
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Dell