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

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 16 30 21
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -9
Permanent jobs citing Linux 131 67 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 9.89% 6.65% 9.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.91% 29.65% 42.21%
Number of salaries quoted 96 56 99
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
398 226 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 30.04% 22.44% 23.23%
Number of salaries quoted 314 202 231
Average salary £38,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.92% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £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 5 March 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 5 March 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 +11 114 £40,000 +19.40% 18
North Wales - 10 £33,250 - 1
Linux
UK

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 83 (38.60%) Windows
2 51 (23.72%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (23.26%) MySQL
3 50 (23.26%) TCP/IP
4 48 (22.33%) UNIX
5 47 (21.86%) Java
6 45 (20.93%) Apache
7 44 (20.47%) VMware
8 43 (20.00%) JavaScript
9 41 (19.07%) Perl
10 40 (18.60%) Red Hat
11 39 (18.14%) HTML
12 37 (17.21%) HTTP
12 37 (17.21%) Microsoft
12 37 (17.21%) PaaS
13 35 (16.28%) Big Data
13 35 (16.28%) C++
14 33 (15.35%) Firewall
14 33 (15.35%) Advertising
14 33 (15.35%) E-Commerce
15 32 (14.88%) Mobile Marketing
15 32 (14.88%) Marketing
16 30 (13.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 30 (13.95%) C
17 29 (13.49%) Python
18 28 (13.02%) IBM
18 28 (13.02%) SAN
18 28 (13.02%) Finance
19 27 (12.56%) Cisco
19 27 (12.56%) Web Services

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 45 (20.93%) Apache
2 15 (6.98%) Tomcat
3 14 (6.51%) WebSphere
4 13 (6.05%) IBM HTTP Server
5 12 (5.58%) IIS
5 12 (5.58%) Node.js
6 11 (5.12%) Confluence
7 8 (3.72%) MS Exchange
8 6 (2.79%) JBoss
8 6 (2.79%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (1.86%) WebLogic
10 4 (1.86%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (1.40%) nginx
11 3 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.93%) Lync
12 2 (0.93%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.47%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.47%) GlassFish
13 1 (0.47%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (6.05%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.12%) MS Office
3 2 (0.93%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 37 (17.21%) PaaS
2 23 (10.70%) SaaS
3 6 (2.79%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.79%) GitHub
4 5 (2.33%) IaaS
5 3 (1.40%) Office 365
5 3 (1.40%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 50 (23.26%) TCP/IP
2 37 (17.21%) HTTP
3 33 (15.35%) Firewall
4 28 (13.02%) SAN
5 14 (6.51%) Internet
6 13 (6.05%) WAN
7 11 (5.12%) LAN
8 10 (4.65%) NAS
9 9 (4.19%) BGP
10 8 (3.72%) VoIP
10 8 (3.72%) DNS
11 7 (3.26%) VPN
11 7 (3.26%) MPLS
11 7 (3.26%) VPLS
11 7 (3.26%) Wireshark
11 7 (3.26%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (2.79%) RFID
12 6 (2.79%) VLAN
12 6 (2.79%) SSH
12 6 (2.79%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (23.26%) MySQL
2 35 (16.28%) Big Data
3 26 (12.09%) SQL Server
4 25 (11.63%) Data Mining
5 16 (7.44%) MongoDB
6 9 (4.19%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.33%) Oracle Database
7 5 (2.33%) NoSQL
7 5 (2.33%) CouchDB
8 4 (1.86%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.86%) Informix
8 4 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.40%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.93%) Couchbase
10 2 (0.93%) VoltDB
10 2 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.93%) SQLite
10 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.93%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 25 (11.63%) Jenkins
2 15 (6.98%) JUnit
3 14 (6.51%) Git (software)
4 12 (5.58%) JIRA
5 11 (5.12%) Cucumber
6 8 (3.72%) TestLink
7 5 (2.33%) WiX
7 5 (2.33%) RSpec
7 5 (2.33%) Subversion
7 5 (2.33%) Eclipse
7 5 (2.33%) MSI
8 4 (1.86%) Xcode
9 3 (1.40%) Mockito
9 3 (1.40%) GCC
9 3 (1.40%) Selenium
9 3 (1.40%) Fiddler
9 3 (1.40%) Talend Open Studio
9 3 (1.40%) Apache Ivy
9 3 (1.40%) Gradle
9 3 (1.40%) Spock
General
1 33 (15.35%) Advertising
2 32 (14.88%) Marketing
3 28 (13.02%) Finance
4 6 (2.79%) Electronics
5 4 (1.86%) Welsh Language
6 3 (1.40%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.40%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.93%) Legal
7 2 (0.93%) Games
8 1 (0.47%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 35 (16.28%) Developer
2 26 (12.09%) Software Engineer
3 19 (8.84%) 3rd Line Support
4 18 (8.37%) Analyst
5 14 (6.51%) Architect
5 14 (6.51%) Linux Engineer
6 13 (6.05%) Network Engineer
7 12 (5.58%) Systems Engineer
8 11 (5.12%) Java Developer
8 11 (5.12%) DevOps Engineer
9 10 (4.65%) Administrator
9 10 (4.65%) Support Engineer
9 10 (4.65%) Senior Developer
9 10 (4.65%) Systems Administrator
10 9 (4.19%) Development Manager
11 8 (3.72%) Linux Administrator
11 8 (3.72%) PHP Developer
11 8 (3.72%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 8 (3.72%) Senior Linux Engineer
12 7 (3.26%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (18.14%) HTML
2 27 (12.56%) Web Services
3 22 (10.23%) CSS
4 19 (8.84%) HTML5
5 18 (8.37%) .NET
6 12 (5.58%) Spring
6 12 (5.58%) jQuery
7 10 (4.65%) LAMP
7 10 (4.65%) XML
8 9 (4.19%) Hibernate
9 8 (3.72%) REST
10 6 (2.79%) CSS3
10 6 (2.79%) Ember.js
10 6 (2.79%) AngularJS
10 6 (2.79%) JAX-WS
10 6 (2.79%) JPA
10 6 (2.79%) Pthreads
10 6 (2.79%) Qt
10 6 (2.79%) POSIX
10 6 (2.79%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 22 (10.23%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (9.30%) Computer Science
3 18 (8.37%) Clustering
4 17 (7.91%) User Experience
5 15 (6.98%) Client/Server
5 15 (6.98%) DTV
6 13 (6.05%) AS400
7 9 (4.19%) Algorithms
8 6 (2.79%) Management Information System
8 6 (2.79%) Web 2.0
9 4 (1.86%) Statistics
9 4 (1.86%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.86%) Life Science
9 4 (1.86%) HACMP
9 4 (1.86%) Performance Metrics
10 3 (1.40%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.93%) Data Integration
11 2 (0.93%) Blackberry
12 1 (0.47%) EPoS
12 1 (0.47%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 83 (38.60%) Windows
2 48 (22.33%) UNIX
3 30 (13.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 24 (11.16%) CentOS
5 22 (10.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (7.91%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (6.05%) OS/400
8 10 (4.65%) Solaris
9 8 (3.72%) Apple iOS
9 8 (3.72%) Mac OS
10 7 (3.26%) Android
11 6 (2.79%) AIX
12 5 (2.33%) Ubuntu
13 4 (1.86%) Debian
13 4 (1.86%) Windows 7
13 4 (1.86%) HPUX
13 4 (1.86%) Windows XP
14 3 (1.40%) Windows Server 2008
15 1 (0.47%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (23.72%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (15.35%) E-Commerce
3 32 (14.88%) Mobile Marketing
4 27 (12.56%) Software Engineering
4 27 (12.56%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (10.70%) OO
6 20 (9.30%) TDD
7 18 (8.37%) Scrum
7 18 (8.37%) Configuration Management
8 16 (7.44%) Regression Testing
9 15 (6.98%) ITIL
9 15 (6.98%) BDD
10 13 (6.05%) Product Management
11 12 (5.58%) Test Management
11 12 (5.58%) Automated Testing
12 11 (5.12%) Web Development
12 11 (5.12%) OOP
12 11 (5.12%) Bug Management
12 11 (5.12%) DevOps
13 10 (4.65%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 47 (21.86%) Java
2 43 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 41 (19.07%) Perl
4 35 (16.28%) C++
5 30 (13.95%) C
6 29 (13.49%) Python
7 26 (12.09%) Bash Shell
8 23 (10.70%) SQL
9 19 (8.84%) PHP
10 18 (8.37%) Ruby
10 18 (8.37%) Korn
11 14 (6.51%) C#
12 10 (4.65%) Objective-C
13 7 (3.26%) Groovy
13 7 (3.26%) PHP5
14 6 (2.79%) Embedded C
14 6 (2.79%) Embedded C++
15 4 (1.86%) PowerShell
16 3 (1.40%) Shell Script
16 3 (1.40%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 18 (8.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 17 (7.91%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (6.05%) VCP4
3 13 (6.05%) VCP5
4 12 (5.58%) RHCE
5 11 (5.12%) CCNP
6 10 (4.65%) Degree
7 9 (4.19%) CCNA
8 8 (3.72%) ISEB
9 5 (2.33%) CCIE
10 4 (1.86%) Security Cleared
10 4 (1.86%) CISSP
10 4 (1.86%) IBM AIX Certification
11 3 (1.40%) CCSE
11 3 (1.40%) CEH
11 3 (1.40%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (1.40%) SAP Certification
11 3 (1.40%) SC Cleared
11 3 (1.40%) JNCIS
11 3 (1.40%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.44%) QA
2 5 (2.33%) GAMP
3 4 (1.86%) SLA
3 4 (1.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.40%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 21 (9.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (6.98%) Active Directory
3 8 (3.72%) Firmware
4 4 (1.86%) XenServer
4 4 (1.86%) PowerHA
5 3 (1.40%) vSphere
5 3 (1.40%) Nmap
5 3 (1.40%) Squid
5 3 (1.40%) Xen
6 2 (0.93%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.93%) NFS
7 1 (0.47%) KVM
7 1 (0.47%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.47%) Snort
7 1 (0.47%) Samba
7 1 (0.47%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 16 (7.44%) Puppet
2 12 (5.58%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (2.79%) Nagios
4 5 (2.33%) Nessus
5 4 (1.86%) NetBackup
6 3 (1.40%) Zenoss
6 3 (1.40%) Ansible
7 1 (0.47%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.47%) yum
7 1 (0.47%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.47%) BMC Performance Manager
7 1 (0.47%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 44 (20.47%) VMware
2 40 (18.60%) Red Hat
3 37 (17.21%) Microsoft
4 28 (13.02%) IBM
5 27 (12.56%) Cisco
6 16 (7.44%) HP
7 10 (4.65%) Oracle
8 8 (3.72%) Dell
8 8 (3.72%) Zend
9 7 (3.26%) Juniper
10 6 (2.79%) Blue Coat
11 5 (2.33%) Perforce
11 5 (2.33%) Sybase
11 5 (2.33%) Veritas
12 4 (1.86%) 3PAR
12 4 (1.86%) CheckPoint
12 4 (1.86%) McAfee
12 4 (1.86%) SolarWinds
13 3 (1.40%) Aruba
13 3 (1.40%) SonicWALL
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Sanderson
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cardiff
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
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Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Benefits, Bonus
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Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
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Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff
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Salary: £50000 - £57000 per annum
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Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Good Benefits
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum
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Salary: Substantial, sector-leading rewards package
Posted: 7 days ago
Cardiff
Adderley Featherstone
Posted: 8 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
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Newport
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Newport
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum
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Swansea, West Glamorgan
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Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
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Cardiff
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