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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 14 27 17
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -10
Permanent jobs citing Linux 152 81 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 10.98% 6.71% 10.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.25% 28.83% 42.95%
Number of salaries quoted 127 70 123
Average salary £40,000 £33,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.51% +3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £42,700 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +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
408 281 312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 29.48% 23.26% 24.68%
Number of salaries quoted 345 256 285
Average salary £36,250 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.53% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +14 145 £38,500 +16.66% 21
North Wales -6 4 £39,000 +20.00%
West Wales +17 1 - - 1
Linux
UK

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 102 (39.69%) Windows
2 66 (25.68%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (24.90%) Perl
4 60 (23.35%) Java
5 59 (22.96%) UNIX
5 59 (22.96%) VMware
6 58 (22.57%) JavaScript
7 55 (21.40%) TCP/IP
8 50 (19.46%) MySQL
9 47 (18.29%) Apache
10 46 (17.90%) Microsoft
11 43 (16.73%) Red Hat
12 42 (16.34%) Python
13 41 (15.95%) HTML
14 40 (15.56%) HTTP
14 40 (15.56%) PaaS
14 40 (15.56%) Big Data
15 39 (15.18%) Finance
15 39 (15.18%) C++
16 38 (14.79%) Advertising
17 37 (14.40%) E-Commerce
18 36 (14.01%) Mobile Marketing
18 36 (14.01%) Marketing
19 34 (13.23%) Bash Shell
19 34 (13.23%) C
19 34 (13.23%) Analytical Skills
20 32 (12.45%) Data Mining
20 32 (12.45%) Firewall
20 32 (12.45%) SaaS
20 32 (12.45%) CentOS

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 47 (18.29%) Apache
2 16 (6.23%) IBM HTTP Server
2 16 (6.23%) WebSphere
3 14 (5.45%) Confluence
3 14 (5.45%) IIS
3 14 (5.45%) Tomcat
4 12 (4.67%) Node.js
5 9 (3.50%) MS Exchange
6 6 (2.33%) JBoss
6 6 (2.33%) nginx
6 6 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (1.95%) WebLogic
7 5 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.78%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.78%) Lync
10 1 (0.39%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.39%) CMS
10 1 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 13 (5.06%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.89%) MS Office
3 1 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 40 (15.56%) PaaS
2 32 (12.45%) SaaS
3 17 (6.61%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (3.50%) GitHub
5 5 (1.95%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (1.56%) IaaS
7 3 (1.17%) Office 365
8 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
9 1 (0.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.39%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.39%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 55 (21.40%) TCP/IP
2 40 (15.56%) HTTP
3 32 (12.45%) Firewall
4 17 (6.61%) VoIP
4 17 (6.61%) SAN
5 13 (5.06%) WAN
6 12 (4.67%) Internet
7 11 (4.28%) LAN
7 11 (4.28%) SNMP
8 10 (3.89%) DNS
9 9 (3.50%) RFID
9 9 (3.50%) BGP
10 8 (3.11%) DVB
10 8 (3.11%) RTSP
10 8 (3.11%) VLAN
10 8 (3.11%) MPLS
10 8 (3.11%) Ethernet
10 8 (3.11%) IGMP
10 8 (3.11%) Multicast
10 8 (3.11%) Unicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (19.46%) MySQL
2 40 (15.56%) Big Data
3 32 (12.45%) Data Mining
4 28 (10.89%) SQL Server
5 16 (6.23%) MongoDB
6 11 (4.28%) NoSQL
7 8 (3.11%) Relational Database
8 7 (2.72%) Oracle Database
9 6 (2.33%) VoltDB
10 5 (1.95%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (1.56%) SQLite
12 3 (1.17%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (1.17%) CouchDB
12 3 (1.17%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (1.17%) Couchbase
12 3 (1.17%) Informix
13 2 (0.78%) OLAP
13 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (0.78%) HPCC
14 1 (0.39%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 29 (11.28%) Jenkins
2 22 (8.56%) JUnit
3 20 (7.78%) Cucumber
4 14 (5.45%) JIRA
5 13 (5.06%) Git (software)
6 9 (3.50%) TestLink
7 7 (2.72%) Selenium
7 7 (2.72%) Subversion
8 5 (1.95%) Eclipse
8 5 (1.95%) MSI
8 5 (1.95%) WiX
9 4 (1.56%) Xcode
9 4 (1.56%) RSpec
10 3 (1.17%) Talend Open Studio
11 2 (0.78%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.78%) Maven
12 1 (0.39%) NetBeans
12 1 (0.39%) JMeter
12 1 (0.39%) Visual Studio
12 1 (0.39%) Mockito
General
1 39 (15.18%) Finance
2 38 (14.79%) Advertising
3 36 (14.01%) Marketing
4 10 (3.89%) Electronics
5 9 (3.50%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.72%) Welsh Language
7 5 (1.95%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.39%) Automotive
8 1 (0.39%) Legal
8 1 (0.39%) Games
8 1 (0.39%) Banking
8 1 (0.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (15.56%) Developer
2 28 (10.89%) Software Engineer
3 25 (9.73%) 3rd Line Support
4 22 (8.56%) Analyst
5 17 (6.61%) Administrator
6 15 (5.84%) Systems Administrator
7 14 (5.45%) Systems Engineer
8 13 (5.06%) Network Engineer
9 12 (4.67%) Development Manager
9 12 (4.67%) Team Leader
10 11 (4.28%) Senior Developer
10 11 (4.28%) DevOps Engineer
11 10 (3.89%) Software Manager
11 10 (3.89%) Software Development Manager
12 9 (3.50%) Java Developer
12 9 (3.50%) Test Engineer
12 9 (3.50%) Architect
12 9 (3.50%) Linux Engineer
12 9 (3.50%) PHP Developer
12 9 (3.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (15.95%) HTML
2 28 (10.89%) CSS
2 28 (10.89%) Web Services
3 20 (7.78%) .NET
4 16 (6.23%) HTML5
5 11 (4.28%) jQuery
6 9 (3.50%) LAMP
6 9 (3.50%) Spring
6 9 (3.50%) Ajax
6 9 (3.50%) AngularJS
7 8 (3.11%) JSON
7 8 (3.11%) XML
7 8 (3.11%) REST
8 7 (2.72%) CSS3
8 7 (2.72%) Ember.js
8 7 (2.72%) Zend Framework
9 6 (2.33%) KnockoutJS
9 6 (2.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (1.95%) POSIX
10 5 (1.95%) Pthreads
Miscellaneous
1 34 (13.23%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (11.28%) Client/Server
3 24 (9.34%) Computer Science
4 23 (8.95%) User Experience
5 20 (7.78%) AS400
6 18 (7.00%) DTV
7 13 (5.06%) Clustering
8 9 (3.50%) Web 2.0
9 8 (3.11%) Statistics
9 8 (3.11%) Public Cloud
9 8 (3.11%) Algorithms
10 7 (2.72%) Management Information System
11 4 (1.56%) Life Science
11 4 (1.56%) Video Conferencing
11 4 (1.56%) Mobile App
12 3 (1.17%) Blackberry
12 3 (1.17%) Performance Metrics
13 2 (0.78%) Data Integration
14 1 (0.39%) iSeries
14 1 (0.39%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 102 (39.69%) Windows
2 59 (22.96%) UNIX
3 32 (12.45%) CentOS
3 32 (12.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 30 (11.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 29 (11.28%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (7.78%) OS/400
7 19 (7.39%) Solaris
8 12 (4.67%) Mac OS
9 11 (4.28%) Apple iOS
10 9 (3.50%) Android
10 9 (3.50%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (2.33%) Debian
11 6 (2.33%) Ubuntu
12 5 (1.95%) AIX
13 4 (1.56%) HPUX
13 4 (1.56%) Windows 7
14 3 (1.17%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.39%) FreeBSD
15 1 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (25.68%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (14.40%) E-Commerce
3 36 (14.01%) Mobile Marketing
4 31 (12.06%) Software Engineering
5 27 (10.51%) Continuous Integration
6 26 (10.12%) Scrum
7 24 (9.34%) OO
8 23 (8.95%) Product Management
9 22 (8.56%) TDD
10 20 (7.78%) BDD
11 19 (7.39%) Regression Testing
12 17 (6.61%) Configuration Management
13 15 (5.84%) Test Management
14 14 (5.45%) ETL
15 13 (5.06%) Software Testing
16 12 (4.67%) Test Automation
16 12 (4.67%) ITIL
16 12 (4.67%) MVC
17 11 (4.28%) Automation Testing
17 11 (4.28%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 64 (24.90%) Perl
2 60 (23.35%) Java
3 58 (22.57%) JavaScript
4 42 (16.34%) Python
5 39 (15.18%) C++
6 34 (13.23%) C
6 34 (13.23%) Bash Shell
7 30 (11.67%) SQL
8 25 (9.73%) Korn
9 19 (7.39%) PHP
10 18 (7.00%) Ruby
11 16 (6.23%) Objective-C
11 16 (6.23%) C#
12 9 (3.50%) Embedded C
12 9 (3.50%) Embedded C++
13 8 (3.11%) Shell Script
14 7 (2.72%) PHP5
14 7 (2.72%) Groovy
15 6 (2.33%) PowerShell
16 3 (1.17%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 24 (9.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 20 (7.78%) VCP5
3 17 (6.61%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (5.45%) Degree
5 11 (4.28%) RHCE
6 10 (3.89%) CCNA
7 9 (3.50%) CCNP
8 6 (2.33%) ISEB
9 5 (1.95%) CCIE
9 5 (1.95%) SAP Certification
10 4 (1.56%) Security Cleared
11 3 (1.17%) CISSP
11 3 (1.17%) SC Cleared
12 2 (0.78%) Security+ Certification
12 2 (0.78%) CCSE
12 2 (0.78%) CEH
12 2 (0.78%) JNCIS
13 1 (0.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 1 (0.39%) GCIA
13 1 (0.39%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (8.56%) QA
2 7 (2.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.95%) GAMP
3 5 (1.95%) ISO 9001
4 4 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (10.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (9.34%) Active Directory
3 13 (5.06%) Firmware
4 4 (1.56%) VMware Server
4 4 (1.56%) iptables
4 4 (1.56%) XenServer
5 3 (1.17%) vSphere
5 3 (1.17%) Squid
5 3 (1.17%) Xen
6 2 (0.78%) NFS
6 2 (0.78%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.39%) Snort
7 1 (0.39%) Samba
7 1 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.39%) KVM
7 1 (0.39%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 19 (7.39%) Puppet
2 11 (4.28%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (3.11%) Ansible
3 8 (3.11%) Nagios
4 4 (1.56%) Nessus
5 3 (1.17%) Nmap
5 3 (1.17%) NetBackup
5 3 (1.17%) Zenoss
6 2 (0.78%) yum
6 2 (0.78%) SCCM
7 1 (0.39%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.39%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.39%) BMC Performance Manager
7 1 (0.39%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.39%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.39%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.39%) logstash
7 1 (0.39%) Graphite
7 1 (0.39%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 59 (22.96%) VMware
2 46 (17.90%) Microsoft
3 43 (16.73%) Red Hat
4 31 (12.06%) IBM
5 26 (10.12%) Cisco
6 21 (8.17%) Oracle
7 11 (4.28%) HP
8 9 (3.50%) Zend
9 8 (3.11%) Perforce
9 8 (3.11%) Dell
10 7 (2.72%) Veritas
11 5 (1.95%) Blue Coat
11 5 (1.95%) Sybase
11 5 (1.95%) SAP
11 5 (1.95%) Apple
11 5 (1.95%) Juniper
12 4 (1.56%) Citrix
12 4 (1.56%) NetApp
12 4 (1.56%) 3PAR
12 4 (1.56%) SolarWinds
Wales
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson Recruitment Plc
Salary: Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £36,000 to £46,000 per annum (negotiable) + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £22000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum, Benefits Plus Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chepstow, Gwent
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits extensive - see ad
Posted: 5 days ago
Chepstow, Gwent
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £47000 per annum, Benefits relocation, shares, pension, medic
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000 - £46000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £0 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
South Wales
CPS Group UK
Salary: £36000 - £44000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Strong benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago