The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Engineer
Rank 95 88 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 4 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.32% 0.62% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.64% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 0
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
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
1210 1091 1053
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 97.42% 96.46% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1021 972 929
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux Engineer in the job title across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 July 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Engineer within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015. 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
Cardiff -18 4 £35,000 - 1
Linux Engineer
Wales

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales region that cited Linux Engineer in their job title 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 with Linux Engineer in their job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (75.00%) Apache
3 5 (62.50%) Firewall
4 4 (50.00%) Load Balancing
4 4 (50.00%) SQLite
4 4 (50.00%) nginx
4 4 (50.00%) Product Management
4 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (50.00%) SaaS
4 4 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 4 (50.00%) Perl
4 4 (50.00%) Public Cloud
4 4 (50.00%) CentOS
5 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
6 2 (25.00%) JBoss
6 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (25.00%) SAN
7 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
7 1 (12.50%) Dell
7 1 (12.50%) MySQL
7 1 (12.50%) UNIX
7 1 (12.50%) Windows
7 1 (12.50%) Solaris
7 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
7 1 (12.50%) Middleware
7 1 (12.50%) Change Management
7 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (12.50%) EqualLogic
7 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (12.50%) vSphere

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales region that cited Linux Engineer in their job title 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 with Linux Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (75.00%) Apache
2 4 (50.00%) nginx
3 2 (25.00%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (50.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQLite
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) EqualLogic
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) CentOS
3 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (12.50%) UNIX
4 1 (12.50%) Windows
4 1 (12.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 4 (50.00%) Product Management
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
2 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 4 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
2 1 (12.50%) Dell
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