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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Engineer
Rank 91 85 71
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 5 1 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.43% 0.11% 1.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.12% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 12
Average salary £38,500 £42,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.41% +11.84%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
1142 850 883
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 97.61% 93.72% 97.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1022 752 795
Average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £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
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 27 January 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
Newport - 4 £38,500 -
Cardiff -10 1 - -
Linux Engineer
Wales

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (86.67%) SAN
3 11 (73.33%) Red Hat
3 11 (73.33%) Apache
4 10 (66.67%) Cisco
4 10 (66.67%) RHCE
4 10 (66.67%) Clustering
5 9 (60.00%) VMware
6 7 (46.67%) Firewall
6 7 (46.67%) HP
6 7 (46.67%) Dell
6 7 (46.67%) TCP/IP
6 7 (46.67%) ITIL
7 6 (40.00%) AIX
7 6 (40.00%) IBM
7 6 (40.00%) NetBackup
7 6 (40.00%) IBM AIX Certification
7 6 (40.00%) Veritas
7 6 (40.00%) Internet
7 6 (40.00%) HACMP
7 6 (40.00%) PowerHA
7 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (33.33%) LAMP
8 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 5 (33.33%) Windows
9 4 (26.67%) MySQL
9 4 (26.67%) HPUX
9 4 (26.67%) Solaris
9 4 (26.67%) MS Excel

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 11 (73.33%) Apache
2 3 (20.00%) IIS
3 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (86.67%) SAN
2 7 (46.67%) Firewall
2 7 (46.67%) TCP/IP
3 6 (40.00%) Internet
4 1 (6.67%) VLAN
4 1 (6.67%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) MySQL
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (66.67%) Clustering
2 6 (40.00%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (40.00%) AIX
2 6 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (33.33%) Windows
4 4 (26.67%) HPUX
4 4 (26.67%) Solaris
5 1 (6.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) Load Balancing
3 3 (20.00%) Resilience Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Product Management
4 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) Perl
1 2 (13.33%) Python
2 1 (6.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) RHCE
2 6 (40.00%) IBM AIX Certification
3 3 (20.00%) MCITP
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (40.00%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (6.67%) Puppet
2 1 (6.67%) Ansible
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Red Hat
2 10 (66.67%) Cisco
3 9 (60.00%) VMware
4 7 (46.67%) HP
4 7 (46.67%) Dell
5 6 (40.00%) Veritas
5 6 (40.00%) IBM
6 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 4 (26.67%) SolarWinds
8 3 (20.00%) 3PAR