The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the North Wales region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 16 9 8
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 2 5 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 3.39% 9.80% 31.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.29% 45.45% 64.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 16
Average salary £62,500 £31,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+98.41% -6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -0.64%
Operating Systems Category
North Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
14 11 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 23.73% 21.57% 49.02%
Number of salaries quoted 14 11 24
Average salary £27,500 £30,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.83% +8.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £15,500 £22,850 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £35,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Linux
Wales

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
Job Locations in North Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the North Wales region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Conwy - 2 £62,500 -
Linux
Wales

Linux
Top 28 Related IT Skills in North Wales

For the 6 months to 28 July 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
3 1 (33.33%) Mitel
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
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
3 1 (33.33%) Dell

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in North Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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
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