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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 22 36 24
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -12
Permanent jobs citing Linux 91 79 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 7.09% 6.22% 7.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.26% 23.72% 31.94%
Number of salaries quoted 77 68 83
Average salary £38,500 £32,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.55% -12.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
322 333 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 25.08% 26.20% 24.93%
Number of salaries quoted 281 298 245
Average salary £36,000 £32,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.76% -12.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +12 79 £37,500 +12.78% 11
West Wales +8 5 £45,000 +16.28%
North Wales 0 4 £32,500 +15.55% 1
Linux
UK

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 81 (39.13%) Windows
2 64 (30.92%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (28.50%) TCP/IP
4 57 (27.54%) UNIX
5 56 (27.05%) Java
6 55 (26.57%) VMware
7 44 (21.26%) Perl
7 44 (21.26%) Python
8 43 (20.77%) MySQL
8 43 (20.77%) Red Hat
8 43 (20.77%) Firewall
9 39 (18.84%) SAN
10 38 (18.36%) VMware Infrastructure
10 38 (18.36%) SaaS
11 36 (17.39%) HTML
11 36 (17.39%) Cisco
11 36 (17.39%) Microsoft
12 34 (16.43%) HTTP
13 33 (15.94%) Apache
14 32 (15.46%) Finance
14 32 (15.46%) Jenkins
15 30 (14.49%) JavaScript
15 30 (14.49%) Continuous Integration
16 29 (14.01%) Web Services
17 28 (13.53%) C++
17 28 (13.53%) Ruby
17 28 (13.53%) CentOS
17 28 (13.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 28 (13.53%) Bash Shell
18 27 (13.04%) C

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 33 (15.94%) Apache
2 18 (8.70%) Tomcat
3 12 (5.80%) IIS
3 12 (5.80%) Node.js
4 10 (4.83%) Confluence
5 8 (3.86%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (3.38%) JBoss
6 7 (3.38%) MS Exchange
7 6 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (2.42%) WebSphere
9 4 (1.93%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (1.93%) IBM HTTP Server
9 4 (1.93%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (1.45%) WebLogic
10 3 (1.45%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.97%) ColdFusion
12 1 (0.48%) GlassFish
12 1 (0.48%) nginx
12 1 (0.48%) Lync
Applications
1 13 (6.28%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.86%) MS Office
3 2 (0.97%) MS Project
4 1 (0.48%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 38 (18.36%) SaaS
2 25 (12.08%) PaaS
3 11 (5.31%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (3.86%) IaaS
5 5 (2.42%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (1.93%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (1.93%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (1.93%) Office 365
7 3 (1.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 59 (28.50%) TCP/IP
2 43 (20.77%) Firewall
3 39 (18.84%) SAN
4 34 (16.43%) HTTP
5 25 (12.08%) Internet
6 18 (8.70%) NAS
7 17 (8.21%) Wireshark
8 16 (7.73%) WAN
9 15 (7.25%) VLAN
10 14 (6.76%) LAN
11 12 (5.80%) DNS
12 11 (5.31%) tcpdump
12 11 (5.31%) Cisco ASA
13 10 (4.83%) BGP
14 9 (4.35%) Cisco PIX
15 8 (3.86%) OSPF
15 8 (3.86%) VPN
16 6 (2.90%) RIP
16 6 (2.90%) SSL
16 6 (2.90%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (20.77%) MySQL
2 26 (12.56%) Big Data
3 24 (11.59%) SQL Server
4 18 (8.70%) MongoDB
5 15 (7.25%) Relational Database
6 10 (4.83%) Hadoop
6 10 (4.83%) Data Mining
7 8 (3.86%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (3.86%) CouchDB
8 4 (1.93%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.93%) Informix
9 2 (0.97%) Riak
9 2 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.97%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.48%) DB2
10 1 (0.48%) JasperReports
10 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 32 (15.46%) Jenkins
2 17 (8.21%) JUnit
3 14 (6.76%) JIRA
3 14 (6.76%) Git (software)
4 8 (3.86%) RSpec
4 8 (3.86%) Mockito
4 8 (3.86%) Cucumber
4 8 (3.86%) Subversion
4 8 (3.86%) Apache Ivy
4 8 (3.86%) Spock
4 8 (3.86%) TestLink
4 8 (3.86%) Gradle
5 7 (3.38%) Eclipse
5 7 (3.38%) Fiddler
6 5 (2.42%) Selenium
7 4 (1.93%) GCC
8 3 (1.45%) GDB
8 3 (1.45%) MSI
8 3 (1.45%) WiX
8 3 (1.45%) Automake
General
1 32 (15.46%) Finance
2 23 (11.11%) Advertising
3 20 (9.66%) Marketing
4 17 (8.21%) Welsh Language
5 5 (2.42%) Legal
6 3 (1.45%) Electronics
6 3 (1.45%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.97%) Games
7 2 (0.97%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.48%) Billing
8 1 (0.48%) French Language
8 1 (0.48%) German Language
8 1 (0.48%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.48%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 37 (17.87%) Developer
2 21 (10.14%) Software Engineer
3 19 (9.18%) Java Developer
3 19 (9.18%) Test Engineer
4 17 (8.21%) Analyst
5 15 (7.25%) Systems Engineer
5 15 (7.25%) 3rd Line Support
5 15 (7.25%) Administrator
5 15 (7.25%) Linux Engineer
6 14 (6.76%) Linux Administrator
6 14 (6.76%) Architect
7 13 (6.28%) Support Engineer
7 13 (6.28%) Systems Administrator
8 12 (5.80%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 11 (5.31%) Network Engineer
9 11 (5.31%) DevOps Engineer
10 8 (3.86%) Storage Architect
10 8 (3.86%) Senior Systems Engineer
10 8 (3.86%) Senior Developer
10 8 (3.86%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (17.39%) HTML
2 29 (14.01%) Web Services
3 23 (11.11%) Spring
4 18 (8.70%) .NET
4 18 (8.70%) Hibernate
4 18 (8.70%) HTML5
5 14 (6.76%) LAMP
6 13 (6.28%) CSS
7 12 (5.80%) XML
7 12 (5.80%) jQuery
8 11 (5.31%) REST
9 10 (4.83%) Java EE
10 9 (4.35%) JPA
11 8 (3.86%) Yii
11 8 (3.86%) Grails
11 8 (3.86%) Apache Cordova
11 8 (3.86%) D3.js
12 7 (3.38%) JAX-WS
12 7 (3.38%) JSP
13 5 (2.42%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.59%) Clustering
2 21 (10.14%) Computer Science
3 13 (6.28%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (4.35%) DTV
4 9 (4.35%) User Experience
5 7 (3.38%) Client/Server
5 7 (3.38%) Algorithms
6 6 (2.90%) Performance Metrics
6 6 (2.90%) HACMP
7 4 (1.93%) AS400
8 3 (1.45%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.45%) Data Integration
8 3 (1.45%) Web 2.0
9 2 (0.97%) RIA
9 2 (0.97%) iPad
9 2 (0.97%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.97%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.97%) Grid Computing
10 1 (0.48%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 81 (39.13%) Windows
2 57 (27.54%) UNIX
3 28 (13.53%) CentOS
3 28 (13.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (7.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (5.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (4.83%) AIX
6 10 (4.83%) Solaris
6 10 (4.83%) Debian
7 7 (3.38%) Android
7 7 (3.38%) Windows 7
7 7 (3.38%) Windows XP
8 5 (2.42%) Apple iOS
8 5 (2.42%) Mac OS
8 5 (2.42%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (2.42%) Ubuntu
9 4 (1.93%) OS/400
10 3 (1.45%) HPUX
11 2 (0.97%) SUSE
12 1 (0.48%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (30.92%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (14.49%) Continuous Integration
3 24 (11.59%) TDD
4 23 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 22 (10.63%) ITIL
6 20 (9.66%) E-Commerce
6 20 (9.66%) Configuration Management
6 20 (9.66%) Mobile Marketing
7 18 (8.70%) Regression Testing
8 17 (8.21%) OO
8 17 (8.21%) Scrum
9 15 (7.25%) BDD
10 14 (6.76%) Product Management
10 14 (6.76%) Web Development
11 12 (5.80%) DevOps
12 10 (4.83%) Bug Management
12 10 (4.83%) Incident Management
12 10 (4.83%) Time Management
13 9 (4.35%) Project Management
14 8 (3.86%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 56 (27.05%) Java
2 44 (21.26%) Perl
2 44 (21.26%) Python
3 30 (14.49%) JavaScript
4 28 (13.53%) Ruby
4 28 (13.53%) C++
4 28 (13.53%) Bash Shell
5 27 (13.04%) C
6 25 (12.08%) PHP
7 23 (11.11%) SQL
8 21 (10.14%) C#
9 16 (7.73%) Korn
10 13 (6.28%) Groovy
11 6 (2.90%) PowerShell
12 5 (2.42%) Erlang
13 4 (1.93%) Objective-C
14 3 (1.45%) ECMAScript
14 3 (1.45%) Embedded C
14 3 (1.45%) Embedded C++
14 3 (1.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (12.56%) Degree
2 19 (9.18%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (7.25%) RHCE
4 14 (6.76%) CCNP
5 13 (6.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 11 (5.31%) CCNA
7 7 (3.38%) ISEB
8 6 (2.90%) JNCIS
8 6 (2.90%) IBM AIX Certification
8 6 (2.90%) CCSE
9 5 (2.42%) MCITP
9 5 (2.42%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (1.93%) SAP Certification
10 4 (1.93%) Security Cleared
10 4 (1.93%) VCP5
11 3 (1.45%) SC Cleared
11 3 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (1.45%) CISSP
11 3 (1.45%) CEH
12 2 (0.97%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.31%) QA
2 6 (2.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.93%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.45%) GAMP
5 1 (0.48%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (18.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (4.35%) Nmap
3 8 (3.86%) Active Directory
3 8 (3.86%) XenServer
4 6 (2.90%) PowerHA
5 5 (2.42%) NFS
5 5 (2.42%) Firmware
5 5 (2.42%) Xen
6 3 (1.45%) Squid
6 3 (1.45%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.45%) KVM
7 2 (0.97%) vSphere
7 2 (0.97%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.48%) Samba
8 1 (0.48%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 18 (8.70%) Puppet
2 15 (7.25%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (5.80%) Nessus
4 11 (5.31%) Nagios
5 9 (4.35%) NetBackup
6 3 (1.45%) BMC Performance Manager
6 3 (1.45%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (0.97%) Zenoss
7 2 (0.97%) SCOM
7 2 (0.97%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.48%) WSUS
8 1 (0.48%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.48%) Ansible
Vendors
1 55 (26.57%) VMware
2 43 (20.77%) Red Hat
3 36 (17.39%) Cisco
3 36 (17.39%) Microsoft
4 25 (12.08%) HP
5 20 (9.66%) IBM
6 11 (5.31%) Oracle
7 10 (4.83%) Juniper
7 10 (4.83%) 3PAR
8 9 (4.35%) Dell
9 8 (3.86%) CheckPoint
9 8 (3.86%) Blue Coat
10 7 (3.38%) McAfee
10 7 (3.38%) Veritas
11 6 (2.90%) NetApp
11 6 (2.90%) Websense
11 6 (2.90%) SonicWALL
11 6 (2.90%) Aruba
11 6 (2.90%) F5
11 6 (2.90%) Lumension
Cardiff
IntaPeople
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South Wales
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Cardiff
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 Depending on Experience + Benefits
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Cardiff
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Cardiff
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
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Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Wrexham, Clwyd
Nightingale EOS Ltd
Posted: 19 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Online Resourcing
Salary: Substantial, sector-leading rewards package
Posted: 23 days ago
Wales
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Posted: 23 days ago