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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 15 17 22
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 168 132 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 12.09% 10.14% 7.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.56% 37.18% 29.39%
Number of salaries quoted 150 116 98
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £52,725
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
377 355 347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 27.12% 27.27% 26.86%
Number of salaries quoted 332 320 322
Average salary £37,500 £33,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% +1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,200 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,950 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 September 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 September 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 -2 161 £36,000 +2.85% 28
North Wales +5 3 £25,000 -60.00%
Mid Wales - 2 - -
Linux
UK

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 145 (41.91%) Java
2 127 (36.71%) Agile Software Development
3 124 (35.84%) Windows
4 104 (30.06%) UNIX
5 101 (29.19%) Python
6 99 (28.61%) Perl
7 87 (25.14%) JavaScript
8 69 (19.94%) Oracle
9 65 (18.79%) Bash Shell
10 64 (18.50%) SQL
11 60 (17.34%) Telecoms
12 58 (16.76%) Web Services
13 57 (16.47%) Degree
14 56 (16.18%) VMware
14 56 (16.18%) C#
15 55 (15.90%) TCP/IP
15 55 (15.90%) Software Engineering
16 53 (15.32%) Scrum
17 52 (15.03%) Jenkins
18 51 (14.74%) Microsoft
19 50 (14.45%) C++
20 48 (13.87%) Computer Science
21 46 (13.29%) Red Hat
22 45 (13.01%) REST
23 43 (12.43%) HTML
23 43 (12.43%) Solaris
24 41 (11.85%) Git (software)
24 41 (11.85%) SDLC
25 40 (11.56%) SaaS
25 40 (11.56%) PHP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 34 (9.83%) Apache
2 24 (6.94%) JBoss
3 16 (4.62%) IIS
4 15 (4.34%) Confluence
4 15 (4.34%) Node.js
5 11 (3.18%) Tomcat
6 8 (2.31%) WebLogic
7 7 (2.02%) WebSphere
8 6 (1.73%) MS Exchange
9 4 (1.16%) SharePoint
9 4 (1.16%) nginx
10 3 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (0.87%) IBM HTTP Server
10 3 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.58%) Mule
11 2 (0.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.29%) SAS
12 1 (0.29%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 29 (8.38%) MS Excel
2 18 (5.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 40 (11.56%) SaaS
2 25 (7.23%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (5.49%) PaaS
4 9 (2.60%) GitHub
5 6 (1.73%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (1.16%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.58%) Office 365
9 1 (0.29%) Route 53
9 1 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.29%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 55 (15.90%) TCP/IP
2 31 (8.96%) HTTP
3 29 (8.38%) Firewall
4 27 (7.80%) SNMP
5 23 (6.65%) DHCP
5 23 (6.65%) SAN
6 20 (5.78%) Ethernet
7 18 (5.20%) Broadband
7 18 (5.20%) OSPF
7 18 (5.20%) BGP
7 18 (5.20%) VRRP
8 16 (4.62%) GPON
8 16 (4.62%) 802.11
9 15 (4.34%) VoIP
10 14 (4.05%) Intrusion Detection
11 11 (3.18%) tcpdump
12 10 (2.89%) Internet
13 9 (2.60%) DVB
14 7 (2.02%) Multicast
14 7 (2.02%) Unicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (10.12%) SQL Server
2 31 (8.96%) MySQL
3 23 (6.65%) MongoDB
4 21 (6.07%) Big Data
5 19 (5.49%) Data Mining
6 15 (4.34%) NoSQL
7 13 (3.76%) Oracle Database
8 9 (2.60%) Oracle Database 11g
9 8 (2.31%) VoltDB
10 7 (2.02%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (1.45%) Riak
11 5 (1.45%) Voldemort
11 5 (1.45%) Amazon RDS
12 3 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (0.58%) SQLite
13 2 (0.58%) Oracle Database 10g
13 2 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
13 2 (0.58%) Oracle9i Database
13 2 (0.58%) Oracle Database 12c
13 2 (0.58%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 52 (15.03%) Jenkins
2 41 (11.85%) Git (software)
3 39 (11.27%) Subversion
4 32 (9.25%) Cucumber
5 27 (7.80%) Selenium
6 25 (7.23%) JUnit
7 19 (5.49%) Maven
8 17 (4.91%) JIRA
9 16 (4.62%) Eclipse
10 14 (4.05%) Hudson
10 14 (4.05%) Ant
11 11 (3.18%) JMeter
12 10 (2.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 9 (2.60%) NetBeans
13 9 (2.60%) TestLink
14 7 (2.02%) Gradle
14 7 (2.02%) IntelliJ
15 5 (1.45%) TeamCity
16 4 (1.16%) FitNesse
16 4 (1.16%) Visual Studio
General
1 60 (17.34%) Telecoms
2 26 (7.51%) Marketing
3 25 (7.23%) Finance
4 20 (5.78%) Advertising
5 16 (4.62%) Back Office
6 8 (2.31%) Electronics
7 5 (1.45%) Retail
8 4 (1.16%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.87%) Multimedia
9 3 (0.87%) Games
9 3 (0.87%) Welsh Language
10 1 (0.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 55 (15.90%) Software Engineer
2 52 (15.03%) Developer
3 48 (13.87%) Analyst
4 28 (8.09%) Administrator
5 27 (7.80%) Technical Support
6 24 (6.94%) Test Engineer
7 22 (6.36%) Systems Administrator
8 20 (5.78%) Support Analyst
8 20 (5.78%) NOC Engineer
9 18 (5.20%) Senior NOC Engineer
9 18 (5.20%) Systems Engineer
10 17 (4.91%) Team Leader
11 16 (4.62%) Technical Analyst
11 16 (4.62%) Technical Support Analyst
11 16 (4.62%) Test Analyst
12 15 (4.34%) 3rd Line Support
12 15 (4.34%) Automation Engineer
12 15 (4.34%) Test Automation Engineer
13 14 (4.05%) Java Developer
14 12 (3.47%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (16.76%) Web Services
2 45 (13.01%) REST
3 43 (12.43%) HTML
4 32 (9.25%) .NET
5 24 (6.94%) CSS
6 17 (4.91%) AngularJS
7 16 (4.62%) 802.1X
8 15 (4.34%) Spring
8 15 (4.34%) JSON
9 14 (4.05%) STL
9 14 (4.05%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 14 (4.05%) HTML5
9 14 (4.05%) ASP.NET
10 11 (3.18%) J2EE
10 11 (3.18%) RESTful
11 9 (2.60%) XML
11 9 (2.60%) Java EE
12 7 (2.02%) SOAP
12 7 (2.02%) Middleware
12 7 (2.02%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 48 (13.87%) Computer Science
2 37 (10.69%) DTV
3 31 (8.96%) Client/Server
4 30 (8.67%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (6.07%) User Experience
6 18 (5.20%) Digital Media
7 14 (4.05%) AS400
8 13 (3.76%) Clustering
9 11 (3.18%) Statistics
10 9 (2.60%) Algorithms
10 9 (2.60%) Public Cloud
10 9 (2.60%) Data Centre
11 7 (2.02%) Data Structures
12 6 (1.73%) Grid Computing
13 4 (1.16%) IPTV
13 4 (1.16%) EqualLogic
13 4 (1.16%) Enterprise Storage
13 4 (1.16%) Hybrid Cloud
14 3 (0.87%) Performance Metrics
14 3 (0.87%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 124 (35.84%) Windows
2 104 (30.06%) UNIX
3 43 (12.43%) Solaris
4 34 (9.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 23 (6.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (5.78%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (5.20%) CentOS
8 16 (4.62%) Android
9 15 (4.34%) Apple iOS
10 14 (4.05%) OS/400
11 13 (3.76%) AIX
12 11 (3.18%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (3.18%) Mac OS
13 5 (1.45%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.87%) Debian
14 3 (0.87%) Windows 7
15 2 (0.58%) HPUX
15 2 (0.58%) FreeBSD
15 2 (0.58%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.29%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (36.71%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (15.90%) Software Engineering
3 53 (15.32%) Scrum
4 41 (11.85%) SDLC
5 33 (9.54%) Test Automation
6 30 (8.67%) Test Management
7 29 (8.38%) TDD
8 28 (8.09%) Product Management
9 27 (7.80%) API Testing
9 27 (7.80%) Continuous Delivery
10 25 (7.23%) Software Testing
11 24 (6.94%) E-Commerce
11 24 (6.94%) Automation Testing
12 23 (6.65%) ITIL
13 22 (6.36%) Continuous Integration
14 21 (6.07%) BDD
15 20 (5.78%) Cyber Security
15 20 (5.78%) MVC
16 19 (5.49%) ETL
16 19 (5.49%) Mobile Marketing
Programming Languages
1 145 (41.91%) Java
2 101 (29.19%) Python
3 99 (28.61%) Perl
4 87 (25.14%) JavaScript
5 65 (18.79%) Bash Shell
6 64 (18.50%) SQL
7 56 (16.18%) C#
8 50 (14.45%) C++
9 40 (11.56%) PHP
10 26 (7.51%) C
11 23 (6.65%) Korn
12 22 (6.36%) Objective-C
13 17 (4.91%) Groovy
14 16 (4.62%) Ruby
15 15 (4.34%) Shell Script
15 15 (4.34%) Erlang
16 12 (3.47%) Haskell
16 12 (3.47%) Lisp
17 8 (2.31%) Scala
18 5 (1.45%) SystemTap
Qualifications
1 57 (16.47%) Degree
2 23 (6.65%) CCNA
2 23 (6.65%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (4.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 12 (3.47%) VCP5
5 5 (1.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (1.16%) ISTQB
6 4 (1.16%) SAP Certification
6 4 (1.16%) ISEB
7 3 (0.87%) RHCE
8 2 (0.58%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.58%) CCNP
8 2 (0.58%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.29%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.29%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.29%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.62%) QA
2 8 (2.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.16%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.87%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (7.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (6.07%) Active Directory
3 10 (2.89%) Firmware
3 10 (2.89%) Snort
4 8 (2.31%) vSphere
5 6 (1.73%) XenApp
6 4 (1.16%) VMware Server
6 4 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.87%) Docker
8 2 (0.58%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.29%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.29%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 9 (2.60%) Puppet
2 5 (1.45%) Ansible
3 3 (0.87%) Rundeck
3 3 (0.87%) HP Data Protector
3 3 (0.87%) NetBackup
3 3 (0.87%) Tivoli
3 3 (0.87%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (0.58%) SCCM
4 2 (0.58%) Nagios
5 1 (0.29%) logstash
5 1 (0.29%) Graphite
5 1 (0.29%) yum
5 1 (0.29%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.29%) SCOM
5 1 (0.29%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.29%) Nessus
5 1 (0.29%) Nmap
5 1 (0.29%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.29%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 69 (19.94%) Oracle
2 56 (16.18%) VMware
3 51 (14.74%) Microsoft
4 46 (13.29%) Red Hat
5 35 (10.12%) Cisco
6 16 (4.62%) IBM
7 15 (4.34%) Perforce
8 11 (3.18%) HP
9 10 (2.89%) Citrix
10 9 (2.60%) Dell
11 8 (2.31%) SAP
11 8 (2.31%) NetApp
11 8 (2.31%) 3PAR
12 7 (2.02%) Veritas
13 5 (1.45%) Borland
13 5 (1.45%) Zend
14 3 (0.87%) BMC
14 3 (0.87%) Remedy
14 3 (0.87%) Atlassian
15 2 (0.58%) SolarWinds
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IntaPeople
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
CPS Group (UK) Ltd
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Chepstow, Gwent
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits plus excellent benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30000 - 40000
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40000 - 50000
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Prospero Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South Wales
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South Wales
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Car, Mobile, Laptop, pension etc
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 Per Annum + Shares + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum + Shares + Excellent Benefits
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Cwmbran, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
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Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £0 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
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