The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Wales region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Engineer
Rank 94 93 91
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 4 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.33% 0.32% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.33% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 5
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.25% -
Job Titles Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1184 1206 1074
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.42% 96.95% 96.93%
Number of salaries quoted 991 1084 928
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Linux Engineer
UK

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +3 3 £42,500 +6.25%
Mid Wales - 1 £40,000 -
Linux Engineer
UK

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Advertising
2 3 (60.00%) LAMP
2 3 (60.00%) SUSE
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) MySQL
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) UNIX
2 3 (60.00%) AIX
2 3 (60.00%) Solaris
2 3 (60.00%) Apache
2 3 (60.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (60.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) Dell
2 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (60.00%) SolarWinds
2 3 (60.00%) Puppet
2 3 (60.00%) Cobbler
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (40.00%) Multithreading
3 2 (40.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) OOD
3 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (40.00%) C

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (60.00%) Apache
1 3 (60.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (40.00%) ASN.1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) MySQL
General
1 3 (60.00%) Advertising
2 2 (40.00%) Electronics
3 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) LAMP
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) SUSE
2 3 (60.00%) UNIX
2 3 (60.00%) AIX
2 3 (60.00%) Solaris
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (40.00%) Multithreading
1 2 (40.00%) OOD
1 2 (40.00%) UML
1 2 (40.00%) OO
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Python
1 2 (40.00%) C
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Puppet
1 3 (60.00%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
1 3 (60.00%) HP
1 3 (60.00%) Dell
1 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (60.00%) SolarWinds