The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the 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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Engineer
Rank 87 - 86
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 10 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.79% - 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% - 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 8
Average salary £37,500 - £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 - £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,600 - £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -
Linux Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1223 1332 1106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.60% 96.59% 97.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1005 1190 1021
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,000
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 Wales

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

Linux Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Linux Engineer
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Linux Engineer Salary Trend in Wales

Linux Engineer
Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 31 October 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
South Wales - 10 £37,500 -
Linux Engineer
UK

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the 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 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (64.71%) Apache
2 11 (64.71%) SAN
3 10 (58.82%) Red Hat
3 10 (58.82%) Cisco
3 10 (58.82%) ITIL
3 10 (58.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (52.94%) VMware
4 9 (52.94%) Clustering
5 8 (47.06%) RHCE
6 7 (41.18%) Firewall
6 7 (41.18%) TCP/IP
7 6 (35.29%) NetBackup
7 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (35.29%) PowerHA
7 6 (35.29%) IBM AIX Certification
7 6 (35.29%) Veritas
7 6 (35.29%) Internet
7 6 (35.29%) HACMP
7 6 (35.29%) AIX
7 6 (35.29%) IBM
8 5 (29.41%) HP
8 5 (29.41%) Dell
8 5 (29.41%) MySQL
9 4 (23.53%) Perl
9 4 (23.53%) Windows
9 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
9 4 (23.53%) Python
9 4 (23.53%) Finance
9 4 (23.53%) SaaS

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the 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 (64.71%) Apache
2 3 (17.65%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (64.71%) SAN
2 7 (41.18%) TCP/IP
2 7 (41.18%) Firewall
3 6 (35.29%) Internet
4 3 (17.65%) HTTP
4 3 (17.65%) Wireshark
4 3 (17.65%) tcpdump
5 1 (5.88%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) MySQL
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
1 4 (23.53%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) Clustering
2 6 (35.29%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (58.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (35.29%) AIX
4 4 (23.53%) Windows
5 3 (17.65%) UNIX
5 3 (17.65%) Debian
5 3 (17.65%) CentOS
6 2 (11.76%) Ubuntu
6 2 (11.76%) SUSE
6 2 (11.76%) HPUX
6 2 (11.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) ITIL
2 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
2 3 (17.65%) Load Balancing
2 3 (17.65%) Resilience Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Product Management
3 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) Perl
1 4 (23.53%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) RHCE
2 6 (35.29%) IBM AIX Certification
3 3 (17.65%) MCITP
3 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (35.29%) PowerHA
2 3 (17.65%) Nmap
2 3 (17.65%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) NetBackup
2 3 (17.65%) Nessus
2 3 (17.65%) Puppet
2 3 (17.65%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Cisco
1 10 (58.82%) Red Hat
2 9 (52.94%) VMware
3 6 (35.29%) Veritas
3 6 (35.29%) IBM
4 5 (29.41%) HP
4 5 (29.41%) Dell
5 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
6 3 (17.65%) 3PAR
7 2 (11.76%) SolarWinds