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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 19 30 25
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 114 76 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 8.61% 7.02% 8.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.16% 28.90% 34.47%
Number of salaries quoted 91 64 85
Average salary £41,000 £36,250 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.10% +0.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,250 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £50,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +2.56%
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
378 263 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 28.55% 24.31% 23.76%
Number of salaries quoted 313 237 238
Average salary £38,400 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.15% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
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 27 January 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 27 January 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 +10 95 £40,000 +14.28% 12
North Wales +5 8 £32,500 +18.18% 3
West Wales +8 5 £45,000 +20.00%
Linux
UK

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 88 (40.93%) Windows
2 60 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (26.05%) TCP/IP
4 50 (23.26%) Java
5 48 (22.33%) MySQL
5 48 (22.33%) UNIX
6 46 (21.40%) VMware
7 45 (20.93%) HTML
8 43 (20.00%) Red Hat
9 42 (19.53%) Apache
10 41 (19.07%) SAN
11 40 (18.60%) Perl
12 39 (18.14%) JavaScript
12 39 (18.14%) Python
13 38 (17.67%) Microsoft
14 37 (17.21%) HTTP
15 36 (16.74%) Firewall
15 36 (16.74%) Cisco
16 34 (15.81%) PaaS
17 33 (15.35%) C
18 32 (14.88%) C++
19 31 (14.42%) Advertising
19 31 (14.42%) Jenkins
19 31 (14.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 30 (13.95%) Continuous Integration
20 30 (13.95%) Big Data
20 30 (13.95%) E-Commerce
21 29 (13.49%) Mobile Marketing
21 29 (13.49%) Software Engineering
21 29 (13.49%) Marketing

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 42 (19.53%) Apache
2 17 (7.91%) Tomcat
3 15 (6.98%) Node.js
4 14 (6.51%) IIS
5 11 (5.12%) Confluence
6 10 (4.65%) WebSphere
7 9 (4.19%) IBM HTTP Server
8 8 (3.72%) MS Exchange
9 7 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2013
9 7 (3.26%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (2.79%) JBoss
11 5 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
12 4 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2003
12 4 (1.86%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.93%) nginx
13 2 (0.93%) Lync
13 2 (0.93%) OpenStack
14 1 (0.47%) GlassFish
Applications
1 13 (6.05%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.65%) MS Office
3 2 (0.93%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 34 (15.81%) PaaS
2 25 (11.63%) SaaS
3 9 (4.19%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (3.72%) IaaS
5 5 (2.33%) GitHub
5 5 (2.33%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (1.86%) Office 365
7 3 (1.40%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 56 (26.05%) TCP/IP
2 41 (19.07%) SAN
3 37 (17.21%) HTTP
4 36 (16.74%) Firewall
5 24 (11.16%) Internet
6 17 (7.91%) NAS
7 15 (6.98%) WAN
8 13 (6.05%) LAN
9 11 (5.12%) BGP
9 11 (5.12%) Wireshark
10 9 (4.19%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (4.19%) DNS
11 8 (3.72%) VLAN
12 7 (3.26%) Cisco PIX
12 7 (3.26%) VPLS
12 7 (3.26%) VPN
12 7 (3.26%) MPLS
12 7 (3.26%) IPv4
12 7 (3.26%) SSH
13 6 (2.79%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (22.33%) MySQL
2 30 (13.95%) Big Data
3 28 (13.02%) SQL Server
4 21 (9.77%) MongoDB
5 19 (8.84%) Data Mining
6 10 (4.65%) Relational Database
7 9 (4.19%) Hadoop
8 7 (3.26%) CouchDB
8 7 (3.26%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (1.86%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.86%) Informix
9 4 (1.86%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.47%) JasperReports
12 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.47%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.47%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 31 (14.42%) Jenkins
2 18 (8.37%) Git (software)
3 15 (6.98%) JIRA
3 15 (6.98%) JUnit
4 9 (4.19%) Cucumber
4 9 (4.19%) TestLink
5 8 (3.72%) RSpec
6 7 (3.26%) Mockito
6 7 (3.26%) Subversion
6 7 (3.26%) Apache Ivy
6 7 (3.26%) Gradle
6 7 (3.26%) Spock
7 6 (2.79%) Fiddler
8 5 (2.33%) Eclipse
8 5 (2.33%) MSI
8 5 (2.33%) WiX
9 4 (1.86%) GCC
9 4 (1.86%) Selenium
10 3 (1.40%) GDB
10 3 (1.40%) Automake
General
1 31 (14.42%) Advertising
2 29 (13.49%) Marketing
3 27 (12.56%) Finance
4 8 (3.72%) Welsh Language
5 5 (2.33%) Electronics
6 4 (1.86%) Multimedia
7 3 (1.40%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.40%) Legal
8 2 (0.93%) Games
Job Titles
1 37 (17.21%) Developer
2 28 (13.02%) Software Engineer
3 18 (8.37%) Architect
3 18 (8.37%) 3rd Line Support
4 15 (6.98%) Analyst
4 15 (6.98%) Linux Engineer
5 13 (6.05%) DevOps Engineer
5 13 (6.05%) Network Engineer
5 13 (6.05%) Java Developer
5 13 (6.05%) Test Engineer
6 12 (5.58%) Support Engineer
6 12 (5.58%) Administrator
6 12 (5.58%) Senior Developer
7 11 (5.12%) Systems Administrator
7 11 (5.12%) Systems Engineer
8 10 (4.65%) Linux Administrator
9 9 (4.19%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 9 (4.19%) Senior Linux Engineer
10 8 (3.72%) Storage Architect
11 7 (3.26%) C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (20.93%) HTML
2 27 (12.56%) Web Services
3 24 (11.16%) HTML5
4 21 (9.77%) CSS
5 20 (9.30%) .NET
6 17 (7.91%) Spring
7 16 (7.44%) Hibernate
7 16 (7.44%) jQuery
8 13 (6.05%) XML
9 11 (5.12%) REST
10 10 (4.65%) LAMP
11 9 (4.19%) JPA
11 9 (4.19%) Java EE
12 7 (3.26%) JAX-WS
12 7 (3.26%) Yii
12 7 (3.26%) Pthreads
12 7 (3.26%) Grails
12 7 (3.26%) POSIX
12 7 (3.26%) Ajax
12 7 (3.26%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (12.09%) Clustering
2 21 (9.77%) Computer Science
3 17 (7.91%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (6.51%) User Experience
5 13 (6.05%) DTV
6 10 (4.65%) Client/Server
7 9 (4.19%) Algorithms
7 9 (4.19%) AS400
8 6 (2.79%) HACMP
9 5 (2.33%) Web 2.0
10 4 (1.86%) Performance Metrics
11 3 (1.40%) Mobile App
11 3 (1.40%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (1.40%) Data Integration
11 3 (1.40%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.93%) Statistics
12 2 (0.93%) Blackberry
13 1 (0.47%) N-Tier
13 1 (0.47%) EPoS
13 1 (0.47%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 88 (40.93%) Windows
2 48 (22.33%) UNIX
3 31 (14.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 26 (12.09%) CentOS
5 18 (8.37%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (6.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (4.65%) AIX
8 9 (4.19%) Solaris
8 9 (4.19%) OS/400
9 7 (3.26%) Apple iOS
9 7 (3.26%) Mac OS
10 6 (2.79%) Windows 7
10 6 (2.79%) Ubuntu
10 6 (2.79%) Android
10 6 (2.79%) Windows XP
11 4 (1.86%) HPUX
11 4 (1.86%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (1.86%) Debian
12 1 (0.47%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (13.95%) E-Commerce
2 30 (13.95%) Continuous Integration
3 29 (13.49%) Software Engineering
3 29 (13.49%) Mobile Marketing
4 23 (10.70%) TDD
5 21 (9.77%) OO
6 19 (8.84%) Configuration Management
7 18 (8.37%) Scrum
8 17 (7.91%) Regression Testing
8 17 (7.91%) ITIL
8 17 (7.91%) Web Development
9 15 (6.98%) BDD
10 14 (6.51%) DevOps
11 12 (5.58%) Product Management
12 11 (5.12%) Test Management
12 11 (5.12%) Bug Management
13 9 (4.19%) Software Testing
13 9 (4.19%) Time Management
14 8 (3.72%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 50 (23.26%) Java
2 40 (18.60%) Perl
3 39 (18.14%) JavaScript
3 39 (18.14%) Python
4 33 (15.35%) C
5 32 (14.88%) C++
6 27 (12.56%) Ruby
7 26 (12.09%) Bash Shell
8 24 (11.16%) PHP
9 19 (8.84%) SQL
9 19 (8.84%) C#
10 17 (7.91%) Korn
11 10 (4.65%) Groovy
12 6 (2.79%) PowerShell
12 6 (2.79%) Objective-C
12 6 (2.79%) PHP5
13 5 (2.33%) Embedded C
13 5 (2.33%) Embedded C++
14 3 (1.40%) Shell Script
14 3 (1.40%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 20 (9.30%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (8.84%) Degree
3 14 (6.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 13 (6.05%) RHCE
4 13 (6.05%) CCNP
5 10 (4.65%) CCNA
6 9 (4.19%) VCP5
7 7 (3.26%) ISEB
8 6 (2.79%) IBM AIX Certification
9 5 (2.33%) CCSE
9 5 (2.33%) JNCIS
9 5 (2.33%) MCITP
9 5 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (2.33%) CCIE
10 4 (1.86%) Security Cleared
11 3 (1.40%) SC Cleared
11 3 (1.40%) SAP Certification
11 3 (1.40%) CISSP
11 3 (1.40%) CEH
12 2 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.51%) QA
2 5 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (2.33%) GAMP
3 3 (1.40%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.40%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (12.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (5.58%) Active Directory
3 7 (3.26%) Firmware
3 7 (3.26%) XenServer
4 6 (2.79%) PowerHA
5 4 (1.86%) Nmap
6 3 (1.40%) Squid
6 3 (1.40%) Xen
6 3 (1.40%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.40%) NFS
6 3 (1.40%) vSphere
7 2 (0.93%) KVM
8 1 (0.47%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.47%) Samba
8 1 (0.47%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 20 (9.30%) Puppet
2 16 (7.44%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (4.19%) NetBackup
4 7 (3.26%) Nessus
4 7 (3.26%) Nagios
5 3 (1.40%) Zenoss
5 3 (1.40%) Ansible
6 1 (0.47%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.47%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.47%) BMC Performance Manager
6 1 (0.47%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 46 (21.40%) VMware
2 43 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 38 (17.67%) Microsoft
4 36 (16.74%) Cisco
5 28 (13.02%) IBM
6 23 (10.70%) HP
7 10 (4.65%) Dell
7 10 (4.65%) Oracle
8 9 (4.19%) Juniper
9 8 (3.72%) 3PAR
10 7 (3.26%) Veritas
10 7 (3.26%) Blue Coat
11 6 (2.79%) Zend
11 6 (2.79%) CheckPoint
11 6 (2.79%) McAfee
12 5 (2.33%) Websense
12 5 (2.33%) SonicWALL
12 5 (2.33%) F5
12 5 (2.33%) Aruba
12 5 (2.33%) Lumension
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Avance Consulting
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cardiff, South Wales, Wales
London School of Commerce
Salary: £40,000 to 50,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £0 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Newport
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Newport
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Newport
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £40K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wrexham, Clwyd
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Cardiff Metropolitan University
Salary: From £32,277 to £36,309 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
IntaPeople
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum, Benefits: Excellent benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
North Wales
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Posted: 12 days ago
Newport, Chepstow, Bristol, United Kingdom
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £20-28,000 + Bens
Posted: 14 days ago
Cwmbran
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £44000 - £52000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
North Wales
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Wales
Amazon
Posted: 17 days ago