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

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 27 40 24
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -16
Permanent jobs citing Linux 86 73 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 6.83% 5.37% 8.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.15% 21.73% 33.58%
Number of salaries quoted 74 67 91
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
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
295 336 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 23.43% 24.72% 25.42%
Number of salaries quoted 266 308 259
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -14.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £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 November 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 27 November 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 +16 78 £37,500 +14.50% 15
West Wales +5 6 £45,000 +16.28%
Linux
UK

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 86 (39.09%) Windows
2 66 (30.00%) UNIX
3 63 (28.64%) VMware
4 61 (27.73%) Agile Software Development
5 60 (27.27%) TCP/IP
6 53 (24.09%) Java
7 52 (23.64%) Firewall
8 46 (20.91%) Microsoft
9 44 (20.00%) Red Hat
10 43 (19.55%) Cisco
11 42 (19.09%) SAN
12 41 (18.64%) MySQL
13 40 (18.18%) Python
13 40 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
14 39 (17.73%) SaaS
15 38 (17.27%) Perl
16 36 (16.36%) Apache
17 33 (15.00%) ITIL
18 31 (14.09%) HTTP
18 31 (14.09%) Jenkins
19 30 (13.64%) Degree
19 30 (13.64%) Finance
20 29 (13.18%) Web Services
20 29 (13.18%) HTML
21 28 (12.73%) SQL
21 28 (12.73%) HP
22 27 (12.27%) Internet
22 27 (12.27%) Clustering
22 27 (12.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 27 (12.27%) Continuous Integration

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 36 (16.36%) Apache
2 21 (9.55%) Tomcat
3 11 (5.00%) MS Exchange
3 11 (5.00%) IIS
3 11 (5.00%) Node.js
4 9 (4.09%) Confluence
5 8 (3.64%) JBoss
5 8 (3.64%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (1.36%) ColdFusion
8 3 (1.36%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.91%) nginx
9 2 (0.91%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.45%) Lync
10 1 (0.45%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.45%) GlassFish
Applications
1 23 (10.45%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.00%) MS Office
3 2 (0.91%) MS Project
4 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.36%) Lawson
2 2 (0.91%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 39 (17.73%) SaaS
2 22 (10.00%) PaaS
3 11 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (3.64%) IaaS
5 6 (2.73%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (1.82%) Office 365
7 2 (0.91%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 60 (27.27%) TCP/IP
2 52 (23.64%) Firewall
3 42 (19.09%) SAN
4 31 (14.09%) HTTP
5 27 (12.27%) Internet
6 21 (9.55%) Wireshark
7 19 (8.64%) WAN
8 17 (7.73%) LAN
8 17 (7.73%) NAS
9 16 (7.27%) Cisco ASA
9 16 (7.27%) VLAN
10 15 (6.82%) tcpdump
11 13 (5.91%) Cisco PIX
11 13 (5.91%) BGP
12 12 (5.45%) OSPF
13 11 (5.00%) DNS
14 9 (4.09%) RIP
14 9 (4.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 9 (4.09%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 7 (3.18%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (18.64%) MySQL
2 26 (11.82%) SQL Server
3 23 (10.45%) Big Data
4 20 (9.09%) Relational Database
5 17 (7.73%) MongoDB
6 10 (4.55%) Hadoop
7 8 (3.64%) CouchDB
7 8 (3.64%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (3.18%) Data Mining
8 7 (3.18%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.36%) Informix
9 3 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.91%) Riak
11 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.45%) DB2
11 1 (0.45%) JasperReports
11 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 31 (14.09%) Jenkins
2 16 (7.27%) JUnit
3 13 (5.91%) JIRA
4 12 (5.45%) Git (software)
5 8 (3.64%) RSpec
5 8 (3.64%) Mockito
5 8 (3.64%) Apache Ivy
5 8 (3.64%) Spock
5 8 (3.64%) TestLink
5 8 (3.64%) Gradle
6 7 (3.18%) Cucumber
6 7 (3.18%) Fiddler
6 7 (3.18%) Subversion
6 7 (3.18%) Eclipse
7 5 (2.27%) Selenium
8 4 (1.82%) GCC
9 3 (1.36%) GDB
9 3 (1.36%) Automake
10 2 (0.91%) JMeter
10 2 (0.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 30 (13.64%) Finance
2 20 (9.09%) Advertising
2 20 (9.09%) Welsh Language
3 17 (7.73%) Marketing
4 6 (2.73%) Legal
5 3 (1.36%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.36%) Multimedia
6 2 (0.91%) Games
6 2 (0.91%) Back Office
7 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.45%) Billing
7 1 (0.45%) French Language
7 1 (0.45%) German Language
7 1 (0.45%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.45%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 34 (15.45%) Developer
2 25 (11.36%) Systems Engineer
3 21 (9.55%) Software Engineer
4 18 (8.18%) Administrator
4 18 (8.18%) Java Developer
4 18 (8.18%) Test Engineer
5 16 (7.27%) Support Engineer
5 16 (7.27%) Systems Administrator
5 16 (7.27%) Linux Administrator
5 16 (7.27%) Linux Engineer
6 15 (6.82%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 15 (6.82%) 3rd Line Support
6 15 (6.82%) Analyst
7 14 (6.36%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 11 (5.00%) Architect
8 11 (5.00%) Network Engineer
9 10 (4.55%) Escalation Engineer
10 9 (4.09%) DevOps Engineer
11 8 (3.64%) Storage Architect
11 8 (3.64%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (13.18%) HTML
1 29 (13.18%) Web Services
2 22 (10.00%) LAMP
2 22 (10.00%) Spring
3 17 (7.73%) Hibernate
4 15 (6.82%) HTML5
5 11 (5.00%) .NET
5 11 (5.00%) REST
6 10 (4.55%) jQuery
7 9 (4.09%) Java EE
7 9 (4.09%) CSS
8 8 (3.64%) XML
8 8 (3.64%) Yii
8 8 (3.64%) JPA
8 8 (3.64%) Grails
8 8 (3.64%) D3.js
8 8 (3.64%) Apache Cordova
9 6 (2.73%) JAX-WS
9 6 (2.73%) JSP
10 5 (2.27%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 27 (12.27%) Clustering
2 16 (7.27%) Computer Science
3 14 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.64%) HACMP
5 7 (3.18%) DTV
5 7 (3.18%) Algorithms
6 6 (2.73%) Performance Metrics
6 6 (2.73%) User Experience
6 6 (2.73%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.36%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.36%) Data Integration
7 3 (1.36%) iPad
8 2 (0.91%) iSeries
8 2 (0.91%) Grid Computing
8 2 (0.91%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.91%) RIA
9 1 (0.45%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.45%) Arduino
9 1 (0.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 86 (39.09%) Windows
2 66 (30.00%) UNIX
3 27 (12.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 26 (11.82%) CentOS
5 15 (6.82%) Solaris
6 14 (6.36%) Debian
7 13 (5.91%) AIX
8 12 (5.45%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (4.55%) Windows XP
9 10 (4.55%) Windows 7
10 9 (4.09%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (3.18%) Android
12 6 (2.73%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (2.27%) Apple iOS
14 4 (1.82%) HPUX
14 4 (1.82%) Ubuntu
15 3 (1.36%) SUSE
16 1 (0.45%) OS/2
16 1 (0.45%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (27.73%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (15.00%) ITIL
3 27 (12.27%) Continuous Integration
4 22 (10.00%) TDD
5 21 (9.55%) Software Engineering
6 19 (8.64%) Configuration Management
7 17 (7.73%) E-Commerce
7 17 (7.73%) Mobile Marketing
8 16 (7.27%) Regression Testing
8 16 (7.27%) Scrum
9 15 (6.82%) OO
9 15 (6.82%) Product Management
10 14 (6.36%) Project Management
11 13 (5.91%) BDD
11 13 (5.91%) Web Development
12 11 (5.00%) Incident Management
12 11 (5.00%) DevOps
13 10 (4.55%) Network Design
14 9 (4.09%) Time Management
14 9 (4.09%) Bug Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (24.09%) Java
2 40 (18.18%) Python
3 38 (17.27%) Perl
4 28 (12.73%) SQL
5 26 (11.82%) JavaScript
6 25 (11.36%) Ruby
7 23 (10.45%) C++
8 22 (10.00%) C
8 22 (10.00%) PHP
9 21 (9.55%) Bash Shell
10 16 (7.27%) C#
11 13 (5.91%) Korn
12 12 (5.45%) Groovy
13 5 (2.27%) Erlang
14 3 (1.36%) Shell Script
14 3 (1.36%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.91%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.91%) AWK
15 2 (0.91%) ECMAScript
15 2 (0.91%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (13.64%) Degree
2 25 (11.36%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (8.18%) CCNP
4 17 (7.73%) RHCE
5 14 (6.36%) CCNA
6 12 (5.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 10 (4.55%) JNCIS
7 10 (4.55%) CCSE
8 6 (2.73%) Security Cleared
8 6 (2.73%) MCITP
8 6 (2.73%) IBM AIX Certification
8 6 (2.73%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (2.27%) CEH
9 5 (2.27%) SC Cleared
10 4 (1.82%) SAP Certification
10 4 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (1.82%) ISEB
11 3 (1.36%) CISSP
11 3 (1.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.91%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (3.64%) QA
2 4 (1.82%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.36%) SLA
4 1 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 40 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (5.91%) Nmap
3 12 (5.45%) Active Directory
4 8 (3.64%) XenServer
5 7 (3.18%) Xen
6 6 (2.73%) PowerHA
7 5 (2.27%) NFS
8 3 (1.36%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.91%) Firmware
9 2 (0.91%) Squid
9 2 (0.91%) KVM
9 2 (0.91%) vSphere
9 2 (0.91%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.45%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.45%) Samba
10 1 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 17 (7.73%) Puppet
2 16 (7.27%) Nessus
3 12 (5.45%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (5.45%) Nagios
4 9 (4.09%) NetBackup
5 6 (2.73%) BMC PATROL
6 4 (1.82%) BladeLogic
6 4 (1.82%) BMC Performance Manager
6 4 (1.82%) SCOM
7 2 (0.91%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (0.91%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.91%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.45%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.45%) WSUS
8 1 (0.45%) Ansible
Vendors
1 63 (28.64%) VMware
2 46 (20.91%) Microsoft
3 44 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 43 (19.55%) Cisco
5 28 (12.73%) HP
6 15 (6.82%) Juniper
7 14 (6.36%) IBM
7 14 (6.36%) Blue Coat
8 13 (5.91%) CheckPoint
9 12 (5.45%) Oracle
10 11 (5.00%) 3PAR
11 10 (4.55%) F5
11 10 (4.55%) Dell
11 10 (4.55%) McAfee
11 10 (4.55%) Websense
12 9 (4.09%) SonicWALL
12 9 (4.09%) Aruba
12 9 (4.09%) Lumension
13 8 (3.64%) Citrix
14 7 (3.18%) NetApp
South Wales
ISL
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Newport
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Newport
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Wales
Intapeople
Salary: £45000 to £57000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Trust In Soda
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £20000 to £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cwmbran
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £25000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Caerphilly
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 16 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 20 days ago
Mid Glamorgan
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 23 days ago