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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 12 20 30
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +10
Permanent jobs citing Linux 170 119 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 13.03% 8.81% 7.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 46.96% 30.05% 31.25%
Number of salaries quoted 163 88 65
Average salary £37,500 £41,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +17.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £29,100 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
362 396 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 27.74% 29.31% 22.84%
Number of salaries quoted 325 314 216
Average salary £35,000 £38,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% +13.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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 +9 159 £37,500 -11.76% 22
North Wales +9 7 £25,750 -22.55%
West Wales -8 4 £46,250 +54.16% 1
Linux
UK

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 131 (40.56%) Unix
2 103 (31.89%) Agile Software Development
3 94 (29.10%) Windows
4 93 (28.79%) Java
5 72 (22.29%) JavaScript
6 65 (20.12%) Telecoms
7 64 (19.81%) Python
8 62 (19.20%) SQL
8 62 (19.20%) VMware
9 53 (16.41%) C++
9 53 (16.41%) Apache
9 53 (16.41%) TCP/IP
10 51 (15.79%) Oracle
10 51 (15.79%) Web Services
11 50 (15.48%) Software Engineering
12 48 (14.86%) Firewall
13 47 (14.55%) MySQL
14 46 (14.24%) Red Hat
15 44 (13.62%) Cisco
15 44 (13.62%) Perl
16 41 (12.69%) Scrum
17 40 (12.38%) SAN
17 40 (12.38%) SDLC
18 39 (12.07%) Computer Science
19 38 (11.76%) Microsoft
19 38 (11.76%) HTML
20 37 (11.46%) Advertising
21 35 (10.84%) VMware Infrastructure
22 34 (10.53%) PHP
23 33 (10.22%) Bash Shell

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 53 (16.41%) Apache
2 18 (5.57%) MS Exchange
3 17 (5.26%) Tomcat
4 14 (4.33%) JBoss
5 8 (2.48%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (1.86%) OpenStack
7 4 (1.24%) Confluence
7 4 (1.24%) Node.js
8 3 (0.93%) Drupal
8 3 (0.93%) IIS
8 3 (0.93%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.93%) Skype for Business
8 3 (0.93%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.62%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.31%) CMS
10 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.31%) nginx
Applications
1 19 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.79%) MS Office
3 6 (1.86%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 26 (8.05%) PaaS
2 16 (4.95%) SaaS
3 13 (4.02%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (4.02%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (2.48%) Office 365
5 7 (2.17%) GitHub
5 7 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.62%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.31%) DigitalOcean
8 1 (0.31%) Dropbox
8 1 (0.31%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 53 (16.41%) TCP/IP
2 48 (14.86%) Firewall
3 40 (12.38%) SAN
4 32 (9.91%) DNS
5 27 (8.36%) HTTP
5 27 (8.36%) NAS
6 26 (8.05%) Ethernet
7 24 (7.43%) VoIP
8 22 (6.81%) DHCP
9 21 (6.50%) Internet
10 19 (5.88%) OpenLDAP
11 15 (4.64%) iSCSI
11 15 (4.64%) LAN
11 15 (4.64%) WAN
12 13 (4.02%) tcpdump
13 12 (3.72%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 9 (2.79%) Network Security
14 9 (2.79%) VPN
15 8 (2.48%) Kerberos
15 8 (2.48%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (14.55%) MySQL
2 27 (8.36%) Big Data
3 22 (6.81%) Data Mining
4 19 (5.88%) SQL Server
5 14 (4.33%) MongoDB
5 14 (4.33%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (3.72%) Oracle Database
7 6 (1.86%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (1.86%) Relational Database
8 5 (1.55%) HPCC
8 5 (1.55%) NoSQL
8 5 (1.55%) Oracle Database 12c
9 4 (1.24%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (1.24%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (0.93%) Neo4j
10 3 (0.93%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (0.93%) Oracle9i Database
11 2 (0.62%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.62%) Voldemort
Development Applications
1 33 (10.22%) Jenkins
2 20 (6.19%) Maven
3 19 (5.88%) Git (software)
3 19 (5.88%) Subversion
4 18 (5.57%) Eclipse
5 17 (5.26%) Ant
6 15 (4.64%) IntelliJ
7 13 (4.02%) Gradle
8 12 (3.72%) JIRA
9 9 (2.79%) JMeter
10 8 (2.48%) JUnit
11 7 (2.17%) Cucumber
12 6 (1.86%) Hudson
12 6 (1.86%) Selenium
13 5 (1.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 5 (1.55%) NetBeans
13 5 (1.55%) TeamCity
14 4 (1.24%) FitNesse
14 4 (1.24%) Octopus Deploy
14 4 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 65 (20.12%) Telecoms
2 37 (11.46%) Advertising
3 30 (9.29%) Marketing
4 28 (8.67%) Finance
5 9 (2.79%) Back Office
6 6 (1.86%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.55%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.24%) Retail
9 3 (0.93%) Electronics
9 3 (0.93%) Games
10 2 (0.62%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.31%) Law
11 1 (0.31%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 53 (16.41%) Developer
2 34 (10.53%) Software Engineer
3 30 (9.29%) Analyst
4 26 (8.05%) Administrator
5 24 (7.43%) Java Developer
6 22 (6.81%) Systems Administrator
6 22 (6.81%) Test Engineer
7 20 (6.19%) Support Engineer
8 19 (5.88%) Automation Engineer
8 19 (5.88%) Network Engineer
9 18 (5.57%) C++ Software Engineer
9 18 (5.57%) IT Engineer
9 18 (5.57%) Test Automation Engineer
10 16 (4.95%) Installations Engineer
10 16 (4.95%) Java Engineer
10 16 (4.95%) Software Developer
11 15 (4.64%) Architect
12 13 (4.02%) Linux Administrator
13 12 (3.72%) 3rd Line Support
14 11 (3.41%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (15.79%) Web Services
2 38 (11.76%) HTML
3 31 (9.60%) REST
4 21 (6.50%) Spring
5 20 (6.19%) CSS
6 18 (5.57%) RESTful
7 16 (4.95%) HTML5
8 15 (4.64%) Hibernate
8 15 (4.64%) J2EE
9 13 (4.02%) .NET
10 11 (3.41%) jQuery
10 11 (3.41%) XML
11 10 (3.10%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 8 (2.48%) JPA
12 8 (2.48%) JSON
12 8 (2.48%) SOAP
12 8 (2.48%) Spring Security
13 7 (2.17%) AngularJS
13 7 (2.17%) LAPP Stack
14 6 (1.86%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 39 (12.07%) Computer Science
2 24 (7.43%) DTV
3 23 (7.12%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (5.88%) Clustering
4 19 (5.88%) Digital Media
5 17 (5.26%) Driving Licence
6 10 (3.10%) Grid Computing
7 9 (2.79%) Data Centre
8 8 (2.48%) Security Operations Centre
9 7 (2.17%) User Experience
10 5 (1.55%) Client/Server
11 4 (1.24%) IPTV
11 4 (1.24%) Mobile App
11 4 (1.24%) Streaming Video
12 3 (0.93%) AS400
12 3 (0.93%) Cyber Attack
12 3 (0.93%) Replication
13 2 (0.62%) Derivative
13 2 (0.62%) Management Information System
13 2 (0.62%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 131 (40.56%) Unix
2 94 (29.10%) Windows
3 33 (10.22%) Windows Server
4 27 (8.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (5.57%) Solaris
6 17 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (4.33%) Android
7 14 (4.33%) Apple iOS
7 14 (4.33%) CentOS
8 13 (4.02%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (3.72%) Mac OS X
9 12 (3.72%) VyOS
10 11 (3.41%) AIX
11 8 (2.48%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (1.24%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.93%) OS/400
14 2 (0.62%) VMS
15 1 (0.31%) SUSE
15 1 (0.31%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.31%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (31.89%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (15.48%) Software Engineering
3 41 (12.69%) Scrum
4 40 (12.38%) SDLC
5 30 (9.29%) ITIL
6 26 (8.05%) Cybersecurity
7 24 (7.43%) TDD
8 23 (7.12%) E-Commerce
8 23 (7.12%) Mobile Marketing
9 22 (6.81%) ETL
10 21 (6.50%) High Availability
11 20 (6.19%) OO
12 19 (5.88%) Test Management
13 18 (5.57%) Continuous Delivery
14 16 (4.95%) API Testing
14 16 (4.95%) Automation Testing
14 16 (4.95%) MVC
14 16 (4.95%) Service Delivery
15 15 (4.64%) Functional Programming
16 14 (4.33%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 93 (28.79%) Java
2 72 (22.29%) JavaScript
3 64 (19.81%) Python
4 62 (19.20%) SQL
5 53 (16.41%) C++
6 44 (13.62%) Perl
7 34 (10.53%) PHP
8 33 (10.22%) Bash Shell
9 26 (8.05%) C
10 17 (5.26%) C#
11 14 (4.33%) Erlang
11 14 (4.33%) Haskell
11 14 (4.33%) Lisp
12 11 (3.41%) Objective-C
13 9 (2.79%) PowerShell
13 9 (2.79%) Shell Script
14 8 (2.48%) Scala
15 7 (2.17%) Ruby
16 5 (1.55%) PL/SQL
17 2 (0.62%) Korn
Qualifications
1 22 (6.81%) Degree
2 20 (6.19%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (5.57%) CCNA
4 11 (3.41%) CCSA
4 11 (3.41%) CCSE
5 10 (3.10%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (2.48%) ISEB
6 8 (2.48%) ISTQB
7 5 (1.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (0.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (0.93%) RHCE
8 3 (0.93%) SCSA
8 3 (0.93%) Sun Certification
8 3 (0.93%) VCP5
9 2 (0.62%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.31%) CCIE
10 1 (0.31%) CCNP
10 1 (0.31%) CNA
10 1 (0.31%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (8.36%) QA
2 13 (4.02%) SLA
3 2 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.31%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 35 (10.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (8.05%) Active Directory
3 16 (4.95%) Snort
4 13 (4.02%) Squid
5 12 (3.72%) vSphere
6 11 (3.41%) NFS
7 7 (2.17%) Docker
7 7 (2.17%) vCloud
7 7 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (1.86%) Dovecot
8 6 (1.86%) KVM
8 6 (1.86%) QEMU
8 6 (1.86%) Samba
9 5 (1.55%) Firmware
10 4 (1.24%) VMware ESX
11 3 (0.93%) DFS Replication
11 3 (0.93%) Hyper-V
11 3 (0.93%) iptables
11 3 (0.93%) VMware Server
12 2 (0.62%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 13 (4.02%) NetBackup
2 12 (3.72%) Puppet
3 11 (3.41%) Nagios
4 8 (2.48%) Ansible
5 6 (1.86%) Munin
5 6 (1.86%) Pacemaker
6 5 (1.55%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (1.24%) yum
8 2 (0.62%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.62%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (0.62%) Rundeck
8 2 (0.62%) SCCM
8 2 (0.62%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.62%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (0.62%) WSUS
9 1 (0.31%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.31%) Oracle ZFS
9 1 (0.31%) Salt
9 1 (0.31%) SELinux
9 1 (0.31%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 62 (19.20%) VMware
2 51 (15.79%) Oracle
3 46 (14.24%) Red Hat
4 44 (13.62%) Cisco
5 38 (11.76%) Microsoft
6 24 (7.43%) IBM
7 21 (6.50%) Brocade
8 20 (6.19%) HP
9 16 (4.95%) 3PAR
9 16 (4.95%) EMC
10 14 (4.33%) NetApp
11 13 (4.02%) Juniper
12 12 (3.72%) CheckPoint
12 12 (3.72%) F5
12 12 (3.72%) SolarWinds
12 12 (3.72%) Vyatta
13 11 (3.41%) CA
14 9 (2.79%) Symantec
14 9 (2.79%) Veritas
15 8 (2.48%) Avaya
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Tank Recruitment Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £0.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40000 - 50000
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30000 - 40000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff
Zion Recruitment
Salary: £0 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 Per Annum To £30K + Shares + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 Per Annum To £32K + Shares + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum To £35K + Shares + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + £4000 bonus, pension, benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: Competitive + Shares + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £16000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum + benfits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Wales
Sonovate
Salary: £25k - £40k + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff
LexisNexis Risk Solutions UK
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Cardiff
Oho Group
Salary: £25k - 35k per year + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Powys
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Salary: competitive
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