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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 13 21 19
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 169 118 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 12.06% 8.89% 8.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.13% 34.01% 36.09%
Number of salaries quoted 154 107 103
Average salary £36,000 £33,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £44,000 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
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
383 347 302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 27.34% 26.15% 24.24%
Number of salaries quoted 329 314 279
Average salary £35,500 £33,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.57% +1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £52,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 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
South Wales +6 161 £36,000 +9.09% 19
North Wales -4 4 £41,250 -34.00%
Mid Wales - 2 - -
Linux
UK

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

1 124 (37.46%) Windows
2 115 (34.74%) Java
3 109 (32.93%) Agile Software Development
4 93 (28.10%) Perl
5 78 (23.56%) UNIX
6 75 (22.66%) JavaScript
7 73 (22.05%) Python
8 60 (18.13%) VMware
9 58 (17.52%) Bash Shell
10 56 (16.92%) TCP/IP
11 55 (16.62%) Microsoft
11 55 (16.62%) SQL
12 52 (15.71%) Web Services
13 49 (14.80%) Oracle
13 49 (14.80%) C++
13 49 (14.80%) Scrum
14 47 (14.20%) Jenkins
14 47 (14.20%) Software Engineering
15 45 (13.60%) Degree
15 45 (13.60%) Apache
16 44 (13.29%) HTML
17 43 (12.99%) Red Hat
18 42 (12.69%) C#
18 42 (12.69%) SQL Server
18 42 (12.69%) MySQL
18 42 (12.69%) Analytical Skills
19 40 (12.08%) Client/Server
20 38 (11.48%) E-Commerce
21 37 (11.18%) Marketing
21 37 (11.18%) Big Data

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 45 (13.60%) Apache
2 20 (6.04%) Confluence
3 18 (5.44%) IIS
4 13 (3.93%) Node.js
5 12 (3.63%) Tomcat
6 10 (3.02%) IBM HTTP Server
6 10 (3.02%) WebSphere
7 9 (2.72%) MS Exchange
7 9 (2.72%) JBoss
8 8 (2.42%) WebLogic
9 7 (2.11%) nginx
10 5 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (1.21%) SharePoint
12 3 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2003
12 3 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2007
13 2 (0.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.30%) CMS
14 1 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
14 1 (0.30%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 25 (7.55%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.32%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (2.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.91%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 33 (9.97%) SaaS
1 33 (9.97%) PaaS
2 25 (7.55%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (3.02%) GitHub
4 6 (1.81%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (1.21%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.91%) Office 365
7 2 (0.60%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.30%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 56 (16.92%) TCP/IP
2 36 (10.88%) HTTP
3 26 (7.85%) Firewall
4 24 (7.25%) SNMP
5 20 (6.04%) VoIP
6 18 (5.44%) Ethernet
7 15 (4.53%) DHCP
8 13 (3.93%) SAN
8 13 (3.93%) BGP
8 13 (3.93%) DVB
9 12 (3.63%) Internet
10 11 (3.32%) Broadband
10 11 (3.32%) VRRP
10 11 (3.32%) OSPF
10 11 (3.32%) IGMP
10 11 (3.32%) Intrusion Detection
10 11 (3.32%) RTSP
10 11 (3.32%) Multicast
10 11 (3.32%) Unicast
11 9 (2.72%) GPON
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (12.69%) MySQL
1 42 (12.69%) SQL Server
2 37 (11.18%) Big Data
3 33 (9.97%) Data Mining
4 22 (6.65%) MongoDB
5 17 (5.14%) NoSQL
6 14 (4.23%) Oracle Database
7 10 (3.02%) VoltDB
8 8 (2.42%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (2.11%) Relational Database
10 4 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.21%) SQLite
11 3 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (0.91%) CouchDB
11 3 (0.91%) Couchbase
11 3 (0.91%) Amazon RDS
11 3 (0.91%) HPCC
12 2 (0.60%) Voldemort
12 2 (0.60%) Riak
12 2 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 47 (14.20%) Jenkins
2 34 (10.27%) Git (software)
3 32 (9.67%) Cucumber
4 31 (9.37%) JUnit
5 26 (7.85%) Subversion
6 21 (6.34%) JIRA
6 21 (6.34%) Selenium
7 13 (3.93%) TestLink
8 11 (3.32%) Eclipse
9 10 (3.02%) Maven
10 8 (2.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 8 (2.42%) Hudson
11 7 (2.11%) JMeter
12 5 (1.51%) Ant
12 5 (1.51%) NetBeans
12 5 (1.51%) TeamCity
13 4 (1.21%) Xcode
13 4 (1.21%) Visual Studio
13 4 (1.21%) FitNesse
14 3 (0.91%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 37 (11.18%) Marketing
2 36 (10.88%) Telecoms
2 36 (10.88%) Finance
3 35 (10.57%) Advertising
4 9 (2.72%) Back Office
5 8 (2.42%) Electronics
6 5 (1.51%) Multimedia
7 3 (0.91%) Welsh Language
7 3 (0.91%) Retail
8 2 (0.60%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.60%) Games
9 1 (0.30%) Banking
9 1 (0.30%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 57 (17.22%) Developer
2 44 (13.29%) Software Engineer
3 39 (11.78%) Analyst
4 21 (6.34%) 3rd Line Support
5 19 (5.74%) Team Leader
6 18 (5.44%) Administrator
6 18 (5.44%) Technical Support
7 15 (4.53%) Test Engineer
8 14 (4.23%) Technical Analyst
8 14 (4.23%) Support Analyst
8 14 (4.23%) Systems Administrator
8 14 (4.23%) Systems Engineer
9 13 (3.93%) Technical Support Analyst
9 13 (3.93%) PHP Developer
10 12 (3.63%) NOC Engineer
10 12 (3.63%) Test Analyst
11 11 (3.32%) Java Developer
11 11 (3.32%) Test Team Leader
11 11 (3.32%) Senior NOC Engineer
12 10 (3.02%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (15.71%) Web Services
2 44 (13.29%) HTML
3 34 (10.27%) REST
4 29 (8.76%) .NET
5 25 (7.55%) CSS
6 16 (4.83%) JSON
7 13 (3.93%) HTML5
8 12 (3.63%) jQuery
8 12 (3.63%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 11 (3.32%) Spring
9 11 (3.32%) ASP.NET
10 10 (3.02%) STL
10 10 (3.02%) AngularJS
11 9 (2.72%) XML
11 9 (2.72%) Zend Framework
12 8 (2.42%) RESTful
13 7 (2.11%) Java EE
13 7 (2.11%) LAMP
14 5 (1.51%) SOAP
14 5 (1.51%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 42 (12.69%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (12.08%) Client/Server
3 35 (10.57%) Computer Science
4 32 (9.67%) DTV
5 27 (8.16%) User Experience
6 19 (5.74%) AS400
7 14 (4.23%) Statistics
8 12 (3.63%) Data Centre
9 11 (3.32%) Algorithms
9 11 (3.32%) Clustering
10 10 (3.02%) Public Cloud
11 9 (2.72%) Digital Media
12 8 (2.42%) Management Information System
13 6 (1.81%) Life Science
14 5 (1.51%) Web 2.0
14 5 (1.51%) Data Structures
15 4 (1.21%) Performance Metrics
15 4 (1.21%) Video Conferencing
15 4 (1.21%) Grid Computing
16 3 (0.91%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 124 (37.46%) Windows
2 78 (23.56%) UNIX
3 35 (10.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 32 (9.67%) Solaris
5 29 (8.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 28 (8.46%) CentOS
7 27 (8.16%) Windows Server 2003
8 19 (5.74%) OS/400
9 14 (4.23%) Apple iOS
10 11 (3.32%) AIX
10 11 (3.32%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (3.02%) Android
11 10 (3.02%) Mac OS
12 5 (1.51%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.91%) Debian
13 3 (0.91%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.60%) FreeBSD
15 1 (0.30%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.30%) HPUX
15 1 (0.30%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (32.93%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (14.80%) Scrum
3 47 (14.20%) Software Engineering
4 38 (11.48%) E-Commerce
5 37 (11.18%) SDLC
6 36 (10.88%) Test Automation
7 33 (9.97%) Product Management
7 33 (9.97%) Mobile Marketing
8 31 (9.37%) Test Management
9 30 (9.06%) TDD
10 29 (8.76%) Continuous Integration
11 27 (8.16%) ITIL
12 25 (7.55%) BDD
13 22 (6.65%) Regression Testing
13 22 (6.65%) OO
13 22 (6.65%) Software Testing
14 21 (6.34%) MVC
14 21 (6.34%) ETL
15 19 (5.74%) Automation Testing
16 18 (5.44%) API Testing
Programming Languages
1 115 (34.74%) Java
2 93 (28.10%) Perl
3 75 (22.66%) JavaScript
4 73 (22.05%) Python
5 58 (17.52%) Bash Shell
6 55 (16.62%) SQL
7 49 (14.80%) C++
8 42 (12.69%) C#
9 36 (10.88%) PHP
10 31 (9.37%) Korn
11 29 (8.76%) C
12 22 (6.65%) Objective-C
13 17 (5.14%) Ruby
14 14 (4.23%) Shell Script
14 14 (4.23%) Groovy
15 8 (2.42%) Erlang
16 7 (2.11%) PHP5
17 5 (1.51%) Embedded C
17 5 (1.51%) Embedded C++
18 4 (1.21%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 45 (13.60%) Degree
2 24 (7.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 19 (5.74%) VCP5
3 19 (5.74%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (5.14%) CCNA
5 6 (1.81%) RHCE
6 5 (1.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (1.21%) SAP Certification
8 3 (0.91%) ISEB
8 3 (0.91%) CISSP
9 2 (0.60%) CCIE
9 2 (0.60%) CCNP
9 2 (0.60%) Security+ Certification
9 2 (0.60%) CEH
9 2 (0.60%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.30%) CISMP
10 1 (0.30%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.30%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.30%) GCIA
10 1 (0.30%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.34%) QA
2 8 (2.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (2.11%) SLA
4 4 (1.21%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.30%) GAMP
System Software
1 29 (8.76%) Active Directory
2 25 (7.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (3.32%) Firmware
4 5 (1.51%) Snort
4 5 (1.51%) XenApp
5 4 (1.21%) VMware Server
6 3 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.60%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.60%) vSphere
8 1 (0.30%) XenServer
8 1 (0.30%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (4.53%) Puppet
2 8 (2.42%) Ansible
3 4 (1.21%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.91%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.91%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (0.91%) Nagios
4 3 (0.91%) NetBackup
4 3 (0.91%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (0.60%) SCCM
5 2 (0.60%) yum
6 1 (0.30%) Zenoss
6 1 (0.30%) Nessus
6 1 (0.30%) Nmap
6 1 (0.30%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.30%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.30%) logstash
6 1 (0.30%) Graphite
Vendors
1 60 (18.13%) VMware
2 55 (16.62%) Microsoft
3 49 (14.80%) Oracle
4 43 (12.99%) Red Hat
5 29 (8.76%) Cisco
6 24 (7.25%) IBM
7 17 (5.14%) Perforce
8 11 (3.32%) HP
9 10 (3.02%) Citrix
9 10 (3.02%) Zend
10 7 (2.11%) 3PAR
10 7 (2.11%) NetApp
10 7 (2.11%) Veritas
11 6 (1.81%) SAP
11 6 (1.81%) Dell
12 5 (1.51%) Sybase
12 5 (1.51%) Apple
13 4 (1.21%) Borland
14 3 (0.91%) Remedy
14 3 (0.91%) Ab Initio
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum + Shares + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
South Wales
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Tailored Benefits Package
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newport, Gwent
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Network ITR
Salary: £30,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £35k - 46k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35k - 46k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wales
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
South Glamorgan
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Tailored Benefits Package
Posted: 10 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £18k - 23k per year + Excellent benefit package
Posted: 16 days ago
South Glamorgan
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Competitive Tailored Benefits Package
Posted: 17 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £60k - 75k per year + Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 23 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago