The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Support 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 Support in their job title over the 3 months to 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Support
Rank 97 - 94
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 5 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.39% - 0.090%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% - 0.093%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 1
Average salary £37,500 - £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £40,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +19.40%
Linux Support
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
1234 1308 1075
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 97.17% 96.04% 97.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1026 1174 1002
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,500 £23,000
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 Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Linux Support Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Linux Support
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Linux Support Salary Trend in Wales

Linux Support
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 Support within the Wales region over the 3 months to 25 November 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 - 5 £37,500 -
Linux Support
UK

Linux Support
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region that cited Linux Support 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 Support in their job title.

1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
1 6 (100.00%) AIX
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Apache
1 6 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) IBM
1 6 (100.00%) RHCE
1 6 (100.00%) IBM AIX Certification
1 6 (100.00%) SAN
1 6 (100.00%) Veritas
1 6 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 6 (100.00%) Internet
1 6 (100.00%) HACMP
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) Clustering
1 6 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 6 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 6 (100.00%) PowerHA

Linux Support
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region that cited Linux Support 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 Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (100.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (100.00%) SAN
1 6 (100.00%) Internet
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) HACMP
1 6 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) AIX
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) RHCE
1 6 (100.00%) IBM AIX Certification
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 6 (100.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) IBM
1 6 (100.00%) Veritas
1 6 (100.00%) Red Hat