The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 20 26 18
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Permanent jobs citing Linux 118 100 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 9.06% 7.57% 11.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.01% 29.07% 40.27%
Number of salaries quoted 104 97 102
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,650
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Linux
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Operating Systems Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
337 344 293
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 25.88% 26.04% 27.77%
Number of salaries quoted 305 321 265
Average salary £33,000 £32,500 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.53% -13.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £55,000 £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Linux
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Linux Salary Trend in Wales

Linux
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Wales region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Wales

Linux
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 within the Wales region over the 3 months to 19 September 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 +6 107 £35,000 -6.66% 18
West Wales +7 5 £45,000 +146.57% 5
Linux
UK

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region citing Linux also 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 that cited Linux.

1 100 (43.86%) Windows
2 77 (33.77%) VMware
3 62 (27.19%) UNIX
4 55 (24.12%) Firewall
5 52 (22.81%) TCP/IP
6 51 (22.37%) Agile Software Development
7 50 (21.93%) Red Hat
7 50 (21.93%) Perl
8 48 (21.05%) Java
9 47 (20.61%) VMware Infrastructure
10 44 (19.30%) SaaS
10 44 (19.30%) Microsoft
11 43 (18.86%) ITIL
11 43 (18.86%) Python
12 40 (17.54%) Finance
13 38 (16.67%) MySQL
14 36 (15.79%) SAN
14 36 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 35 (15.35%) Cisco
16 34 (14.91%) SQL
16 34 (14.91%) Apache
17 32 (14.04%) Degree
18 29 (12.72%) HP
19 28 (12.28%) CentOS
19 28 (12.28%) Welsh Language
20 27 (11.84%) SQL Server
21 26 (11.40%) HTTP
22 25 (10.96%) Jenkins
23 24 (10.53%) LAMP
24 23 (10.09%) C++

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region citing Linux also 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 that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 34 (14.91%) Apache
2 20 (8.77%) Tomcat
3 8 (3.51%) IIS
4 7 (3.07%) Node.js
4 7 (3.07%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (2.63%) MS Exchange
6 5 (2.19%) Confluence
7 4 (1.75%) OpenStack
7 4 (1.75%) nginx
8 3 (1.32%) ColdFusion
8 3 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.88%) Lync
9 2 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.44%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.44%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 18 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.51%) MS Office
3 5 (2.19%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.32%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.32%) Lawson
1 3 (1.32%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.44%) Magento
2 1 (0.44%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 44 (19.30%) SaaS
2 12 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (3.51%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.75%) PaaS
5 4 (1.75%) IaaS
6 2 (0.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 55 (24.12%) Firewall
2 52 (22.81%) TCP/IP
3 36 (15.79%) SAN
4 26 (11.40%) HTTP
5 20 (8.77%) Internet
6 18 (7.89%) Wireshark
7 17 (7.46%) VLAN
8 16 (7.02%) tcpdump
9 15 (6.58%) WAN
9 15 (6.58%) LAN
10 13 (5.70%) DNS
11 12 (5.26%) BGP
11 12 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
12 11 (4.82%) NAS
12 11 (4.82%) Cisco PIX
12 11 (4.82%) Intrusion Detection
13 10 (4.39%) iSCSI
13 10 (4.39%) OSPF
13 10 (4.39%) Fibre Channel
14 8 (3.51%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (16.67%) MySQL
2 27 (11.84%) SQL Server
3 18 (7.89%) Relational Database
4 13 (5.70%) MongoDB
5 8 (3.51%) Hadoop
5 8 (3.51%) Big Data
6 7 (3.07%) CouchDB
6 7 (3.07%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (2.19%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.75%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.88%) Oracle OLAP
10 2 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.88%) OLTP
10 2 (0.88%) OLAP
10 2 (0.88%) Riak
11 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.44%) DB2
11 1 (0.44%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 25 (10.96%) Jenkins
2 16 (7.02%) JUnit
3 11 (4.82%) Git (software)
4 8 (3.51%) JIRA
4 8 (3.51%) Selenium
5 7 (3.07%) Eclipse
5 7 (3.07%) Apache Ivy
5 7 (3.07%) Mockito
5 7 (3.07%) Gradle
6 6 (2.63%) Cucumber
7 5 (2.19%) Subversion
7 5 (2.19%) Fiddler
8 4 (1.75%) RSpec
9 3 (1.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.88%) Ant
10 2 (0.88%) Maven
10 2 (0.88%) GCC
10 2 (0.88%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.44%) Automake
11 1 (0.44%) GDB
General
1 40 (17.54%) Finance
2 28 (12.28%) Welsh Language
3 7 (3.07%) Legal
3 7 (3.07%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.63%) Advertising
4 6 (2.63%) French Language
4 6 (2.63%) German Language
4 6 (2.63%) Italian Language
4 6 (2.63%) Spanish Language
5 3 (1.32%) Marketing
5 3 (1.32%) Multimedia
5 3 (1.32%) Back Office
6 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.44%) Billing
6 1 (0.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (15.35%) Developer
2 34 (14.91%) Systems Engineer
3 24 (10.53%) Analyst
4 21 (9.21%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 18 (7.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 18 (7.89%) Test Engineer
6 17 (7.46%) Java Developer
6 17 (7.46%) Administrator
7 15 (6.58%) Software Engineer
7 15 (6.58%) Linux Administrator
8 14 (6.14%) Systems Administrator
9 13 (5.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 12 (5.26%) Support Engineer
10 12 (5.26%) Security Analyst
11 11 (4.82%) 3rd Line Support
11 11 (4.82%) Linux Engineer
12 9 (3.95%) Escalation Engineer
13 8 (3.51%) DevOps Engineer
13 8 (3.51%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
14 7 (3.07%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (10.53%) LAMP
2 21 (9.21%) HTML
3 20 (8.77%) Web Services
4 19 (8.33%) Spring
5 14 (6.14%) Hibernate
6 13 (5.70%) jQuery
7 9 (3.95%) HTML5
7 9 (3.95%) REST
8 8 (3.51%) Java EE
8 8 (3.51%) XML
8 8 (3.51%) .NET
8 8 (3.51%) CSS
9 7 (3.07%) JPA
9 7 (3.07%) D3.js
9 7 (3.07%) Yii
9 7 (3.07%) Apache Cordova
9 7 (3.07%) Grails
10 4 (1.75%) JAX-WS
10 4 (1.75%) JSON
11 3 (1.32%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.77%) Clustering
2 17 (7.46%) Computer Science
3 16 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.07%) Client/Server
5 6 (2.63%) HACMP
6 5 (2.19%) DTV
6 5 (2.19%) iPad
7 4 (1.75%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.88%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.88%) Grid Computing
8 2 (0.88%) Arduino
8 2 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.88%) User Experience
8 2 (0.88%) RIA
8 2 (0.88%) PKI
8 2 (0.88%) iSeries
9 1 (0.44%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.44%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.44%) Wiki
9 1 (0.44%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 100 (43.86%) Windows
2 62 (27.19%) UNIX
3 36 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 28 (12.28%) CentOS
5 23 (10.09%) Solaris
6 19 (8.33%) Debian
7 18 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (7.46%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (7.02%) AIX
10 12 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (4.39%) Windows 7
12 8 (3.51%) Windows 2000 Server
13 7 (3.07%) Windows XP
14 5 (2.19%) HPUX
14 5 (2.19%) Apple iOS
14 5 (2.19%) Android
15 4 (1.75%) Ubuntu
16 3 (1.32%) SUSE
17 1 (0.44%) Fedora
17 1 (0.44%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (22.37%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (18.86%) ITIL
3 21 (9.21%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (8.33%) Software Engineering
5 18 (7.89%) OO
5 18 (7.89%) Configuration Management
6 17 (7.46%) Project Management
6 17 (7.46%) TDD
7 16 (7.02%) Product Management
8 14 (6.14%) Regression Testing
8 14 (6.14%) Scrum
9 13 (5.70%) Network Monitoring
9 13 (5.70%) DevOps
9 13 (5.70%) Line Management
9 13 (5.70%) Mentoring
10 12 (5.26%) Incident Management
11 11 (4.82%) Network Design
12 10 (4.39%) Web Development
12 10 (4.39%) Time Management
13 8 (3.51%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 50 (21.93%) Perl
2 48 (21.05%) Java
3 43 (18.86%) Python
4 34 (14.91%) SQL
5 23 (10.09%) Ruby
5 23 (10.09%) C++
6 22 (9.65%) PHP
7 21 (9.21%) JavaScript
8 18 (7.89%) C
8 18 (7.89%) C#
9 17 (7.46%) Bash Shell
10 10 (4.39%) Korn
11 9 (3.95%) Groovy
12 5 (2.19%) Erlang
13 4 (1.75%) PowerShell
13 4 (1.75%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.88%) AWK
14 2 (0.88%) PHP5
14 2 (0.88%) Scala
14 2 (0.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (14.04%) Degree
2 20 (8.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 20 (8.77%) RHCE
3 18 (7.89%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (5.26%) CCNP
5 9 (3.95%) CCNA
5 9 (3.95%) CCSE
5 9 (3.95%) JNCIS
6 8 (3.51%) Security Cleared
7 6 (2.63%) SC Cleared
8 5 (2.19%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (2.19%) CISSP
9 4 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (1.75%) CEH
9 4 (1.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (1.75%) MCITP
10 3 (1.32%) IBM AIX Certification
10 3 (1.32%) SAP Certification
11 2 (0.88%) CISA
11 2 (0.88%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.07%) QA
2 6 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.32%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.32%) SLA
4 1 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 47 (20.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (5.70%) Nmap
3 10 (4.39%) Active Directory
4 8 (3.51%) Xen
4 8 (3.51%) XenServer
5 3 (1.32%) PowerHA
5 3 (1.32%) NFS
6 2 (0.88%) KVM
6 2 (0.88%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.88%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.44%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.44%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 17 (7.46%) Puppet
2 15 (6.58%) Nessus
3 13 (5.70%) Nagios
4 11 (4.82%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (3.51%) BMC PATROL
6 6 (2.63%) NetBackup
7 5 (2.19%) BladeLogic
7 5 (2.19%) BMC Performance Manager
7 5 (2.19%) SCOM
8 2 (0.88%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (0.88%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.44%) SCCM
9 1 (0.44%) WSUS
9 1 (0.44%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.44%) YUM
9 1 (0.44%) SCDPM
9 1 (0.44%) Ansible
9 1 (0.44%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 77 (33.77%) VMware
2 50 (21.93%) Red Hat
3 44 (19.30%) Microsoft
4 35 (15.35%) Cisco
5 29 (12.72%) HP
6 21 (9.21%) Oracle
7 14 (6.14%) CheckPoint
7 14 (6.14%) NetApp
8 12 (5.26%) Juniper
8 12 (5.26%) IBM
9 11 (4.82%) Blue Coat
10 9 (3.95%) Websense
10 9 (3.95%) F5
11 8 (3.51%) 3PAR
11 8 (3.51%) JBoss
11 8 (3.51%) Dell
11 8 (3.51%) Citrix
11 8 (3.51%) BMC
12 7 (3.07%) McAfee
12 7 (3.07%) SonicWALL
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum + Industry Leading Benefits Package
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Private Health Ins.,
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum Extensive Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Industry Leading Benefits Package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £30K
Posted: 20 hours ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
FT Select
Salary: From £23,000 to £28,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £22500.00 - £26500.00 per annum + plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Industry Leading Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Wales
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 32,000-36,000 + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff
360 Resourcing
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Swansea
Kainos
Salary: £30,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 11 days ago
Cwmbran
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Applied Card Technologies
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 24 days ago