The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South Wales region that had Linux Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 83 87 78
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 13 15 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.23% 1.15% 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.25% 1.17% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 8 15 10
Median salary £38,250 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.69% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £22,000 £33,950
10% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £40,000 £39,150
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
Linux Engineer
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South Wales region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1036 1285 1050
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 98.20% 98.32% 98.41%
Number of salaries quoted 936 1124 918
Median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,135 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the South Wales region that featured Linux Engineer in the job title.

Linux Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Linux Engineer
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Linux Engineer Salary Trend in South Wales

Linux Engineer
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Engineer across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

Linux Engineer Salary Histogram in South Wales

Linux Engineer
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Engineer within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +9 9 £37,500 +15.38% 2
Neath Port Talbot - 3 £38,250 - 2
Newport - 1 £40,500 -
Linux Engineer
Wales

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, Linux Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Wales region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 20 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (65.00%) VMware
3 12 (60.00%) Python
4 10 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (45.00%) Unix
6 8 (40.00%) Bash Shell
7 7 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (35.00%) Red Hat
7 7 (35.00%) DevOps
8 6 (30.00%) Public Cloud
9 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
9 5 (25.00%) Perl
9 5 (25.00%) ITIL
9 5 (25.00%) CentOS
9 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 5 (25.00%) Firewall
9 5 (25.00%) VLAN
10 4 (20.00%) Change Management
10 4 (20.00%) Solaris
10 4 (20.00%) Cisco
10 4 (20.00%) SAN
10 4 (20.00%) Ansible
11 3 (15.00%) Opscode Chef
11 3 (15.00%) Java
11 3 (15.00%) Validation
11 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (15.00%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
11 3 (15.00%) QA
11 3 (15.00%) Puppet

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in South 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 2 (10.00%) OpenStack
1 2 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.00%) Apache
2 1 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (5.00%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 10 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (15.00%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (15.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) Firewall
1 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 5 (25.00%) VLAN
2 4 (20.00%) SAN
3 2 (10.00%) DNS
3 2 (10.00%) HTTP
3 2 (10.00%) VPN
4 1 (5.00%) Ethernet
4 1 (5.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) MySQL
1 2 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
1 2 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) ELK Stack
1 2 (10.00%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Public Cloud
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (45.00%) Unix
3 5 (25.00%) CentOS
4 4 (20.00%) Solaris
5 2 (10.00%) Ubuntu
5 2 (10.00%) Windows
6 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) DevOps
2 5 (25.00%) ITIL
3 4 (20.00%) Change Management
4 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (15.00%) Validation
5 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (10.00%) Load Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (10.00%) Server Hardening
6 1 (5.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
6 1 (5.00%) OO
6 1 (5.00%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) Python
2 8 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 5 (25.00%) Perl
4 3 (15.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) QA
System Software
1 7 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (15.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) Ansible
2 3 (15.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (15.00%) Puppet
3 1 (5.00%) HAProxy
3 1 (5.00%) Kibana
3 1 (5.00%) logstash
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) VMware
2 7 (35.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (20.00%) Cisco
4 2 (10.00%) SaltStack
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Rhondda Cynon Taff
CPS Group UK
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Flexible working
Posted: 5 days ago
Port Talbot
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + Flexible working, 25 days holiday
Posted: 9 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Remote Working + Shift Allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Port Talbot
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Negotiable + Greenfield Project
Posted: 9 days ago