The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Wales region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 18 20 14
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Permanent jobs citing Linux 132 103 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 9.87% 8.27% 12.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.18% 33.23% 43.42%
Number of salaries quoted 118 97 108
Average salary £34,500 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.21% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,600 £56,000 £48,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,736
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -0.60%
Operating Systems Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
355 310 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 26.55% 24.88% 29.36%
Number of salaries quoted 317 284 244
Average salary £33,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £21,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £54,650
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Linux
UK

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +4 123 £34,000 -12.82% 16
West Wales +1 2 £52,500 +191.66% 2
North Wales -6 2 £62,500 +98.41%
Linux
UK

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 84 (40.78%) Windows
2 74 (35.92%) VMware
3 64 (31.07%) UNIX
4 51 (24.76%) Firewall
5 50 (24.27%) Red Hat
6 47 (22.82%) Microsoft
7 44 (21.36%) Perl
8 43 (20.87%) VMware Infrastructure
9 42 (20.39%) TCP/IP
10 41 (19.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 40 (19.42%) SQL
12 39 (18.93%) Java
13 36 (17.48%) Finance
14 34 (16.50%) ITIL
14 34 (16.50%) Python
14 34 (16.50%) SaaS
15 33 (16.02%) Apache
16 32 (15.53%) MySQL
17 30 (14.56%) HP
18 29 (14.08%) Oracle
18 29 (14.08%) Solaris
19 28 (13.59%) JavaScript
19 28 (13.59%) Cisco
20 25 (12.14%) SAN
21 24 (11.65%) SQL Server
21 24 (11.65%) Welsh Language
22 23 (11.17%) Degree
22 23 (11.17%) AIX
22 23 (11.17%) LAMP
23 22 (10.68%) C++

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (16.02%) Apache
2 18 (8.74%) Tomcat
3 6 (2.91%) MS Exchange
3 6 (2.91%) IIS
4 3 (1.46%) OpenStack
4 3 (1.46%) ColdFusion
4 3 (1.46%) nginx
5 2 (0.97%) Lync
6 1 (0.49%) Node.js
6 1 (0.49%) Confluence
6 1 (0.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.49%) Tuxedo
6 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 18 (8.74%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.91%) MS Office
3 5 (2.43%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.46%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (3.40%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.46%) Lawson
3 1 (0.49%) Magento
3 1 (0.49%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 34 (16.50%) SaaS
2 6 (2.91%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.43%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 51 (24.76%) Firewall
2 42 (20.39%) TCP/IP
3 25 (12.14%) SAN
4 17 (8.25%) HTTP
5 15 (7.28%) VLAN
5 15 (7.28%) tcpdump
6 13 (6.31%) Wireshark
6 13 (6.31%) WAN
6 13 (6.31%) LAN
7 11 (5.34%) DNS
8 10 (4.85%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (4.85%) BGP
9 9 (4.37%) Intrusion Detection
9 9 (4.37%) Cisco PIX
9 9 (4.37%) Internet
10 8 (3.88%) OSPF
11 7 (3.40%) iSCSI
11 7 (3.40%) SNMP
12 6 (2.91%) DHCP
12 6 (2.91%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (15.53%) MySQL
2 24 (11.65%) SQL Server
3 14 (6.80%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.43%) Big Data
5 4 (1.94%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.46%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.46%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.46%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.97%) Oracle OLAP
7 2 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.97%) OLTP
7 2 (0.97%) OLAP
7 2 (0.97%) Riak
8 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.49%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.49%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.49%) DB2
8 1 (0.49%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 10 (4.85%) Jenkins
2 9 (4.37%) JUnit
3 6 (2.91%) Subversion
3 6 (2.91%) Selenium
4 5 (2.43%) Git (software)
4 5 (2.43%) Ant
5 4 (1.94%) Cucumber
5 4 (1.94%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.97%) Maven
6 2 (0.97%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.49%) Gradle
7 1 (0.49%) Grunt
7 1 (0.49%) Apache Ivy
7 1 (0.49%) JIRA
7 1 (0.49%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.49%) PowerBuilder
7 1 (0.49%) ClearQuest
7 1 (0.49%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.49%) Hudson
7 1 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 36 (17.48%) Finance
2 24 (11.65%) Welsh Language
3 10 (4.85%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.40%) Back Office
5 6 (2.91%) Electronics
5 6 (2.91%) Legal
5 6 (2.91%) French Language
5 6 (2.91%) German Language
5 6 (2.91%) Italian Language
5 6 (2.91%) Spanish Language
6 3 (1.46%) Advertising
7 1 (0.49%) Retail
7 1 (0.49%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.49%) Billing
7 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 36 (17.48%) Systems Engineer
2 34 (16.50%) Developer
3 23 (11.17%) Analyst
4 20 (9.71%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 18 (8.74%) Administrator
5 18 (8.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 15 (7.28%) Systems Administrator
7 14 (6.80%) Java Developer
7 14 (6.80%) Linux Administrator
8 13 (6.31%) Support Engineer
9 12 (5.83%) Security Analyst
9 12 (5.83%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 10 (4.85%) Test Engineer
11 9 (4.37%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 9 (4.37%) Linux Engineer
12 8 (3.88%) Software Manager
12 8 (3.88%) PHP Developer
12 8 (3.88%) 3rd Line Support
12 8 (3.88%) Web Developer
13 7 (3.40%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (11.17%) LAMP
2 15 (7.28%) CSS
3 14 (6.80%) Web Services
4 13 (6.31%) HTML
4 13 (6.31%) Spring
5 12 (5.83%) jQuery
6 11 (5.34%) XML
7 8 (3.88%) Hibernate
8 7 (3.40%) Java EE
9 6 (2.91%) SVG
10 5 (2.43%) J2EE
10 5 (2.43%) Ajax
11 4 (1.94%) JPA
11 4 (1.94%) JAX-WS
11 4 (1.94%) JSON
12 3 (1.46%) Ext JS
12 3 (1.46%) Android SDK
12 3 (1.46%) GWT
13 2 (0.97%) REST
13 2 (0.97%) MapReduce
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.71%) Computer Science
2 17 (8.25%) Clustering
3 7 (3.40%) HACMP
4 6 (2.91%) Client/Server
5 5 (2.43%) Firmware
5 5 (2.43%) DTV
5 5 (2.43%) Arduino
6 4 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.94%) iPad
6 4 (1.94%) iSeries
7 3 (1.46%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.46%) STB
8 2 (0.97%) PKI
8 2 (0.97%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.97%) Grid Computing
8 2 (0.97%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.49%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.49%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.49%) Wiki
9 1 (0.49%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 84 (40.78%) Windows
2 64 (31.07%) UNIX
3 41 (19.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 29 (14.08%) Solaris
5 23 (11.17%) AIX
6 21 (10.19%) CentOS
7 18 (8.74%) Debian
8 16 (7.77%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (7.28%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (4.85%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (4.37%) HPUX
12 8 (3.88%) Windows 2000 Server
12 8 (3.88%) Windows 7
13 7 (3.40%) Android
14 5 (2.43%) Mac OS
14 5 (2.43%) Windows XP
14 5 (2.43%) SUSE
15 4 (1.94%) Apple iOS
16 3 (1.46%) Ubuntu
17 1 (0.49%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (16.50%) ITIL
2 19 (9.22%) OO
3 16 (7.77%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (7.77%) Software Engineering
4 14 (6.80%) Project Management
5 13 (6.31%) Network Monitoring
6 12 (5.83%) Configuration Management
7 10 (4.85%) Incident Management
7 10 (4.85%) Product Management
8 9 (4.37%) Scrum
8 9 (4.37%) TDD
8 9 (4.37%) Network Design
8 9 (4.37%) UML
9 8 (3.88%) Penetration Testing
9 8 (3.88%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (3.40%) Systems Analysis
10 7 (3.40%) Competitive Intelligence
10 7 (3.40%) DevOps
11 6 (2.91%) Automation Testing
11 6 (2.91%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 44 (21.36%) Perl
2 40 (19.42%) SQL
3 39 (18.93%) Java
4 34 (16.50%) Python
5 28 (13.59%) JavaScript
6 22 (10.68%) C++
7 16 (7.77%) PHP
8 10 (4.85%) C
9 9 (4.37%) Ruby
10 8 (3.88%) Bash Shell
10 8 (3.88%) C#
11 6 (2.91%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.94%) Erlang
12 4 (1.94%) Korn
13 3 (1.46%) PHP5
13 3 (1.46%) Groovy
14 2 (0.97%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.97%) Scala
14 2 (0.97%) VC++
14 2 (0.97%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (11.17%) Degree
2 17 (8.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 16 (7.77%) RHCE
4 15 (7.28%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (5.83%) Security Cleared
6 10 (4.85%) SC Cleared
6 10 (4.85%) CCNP
7 8 (3.88%) CCNA
8 7 (3.40%) CCSE
8 7 (3.40%) JNCIS
9 5 (2.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (1.94%) CISSP
10 4 (1.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (1.46%) SAP Certification
11 3 (1.46%) MCITP
12 2 (0.97%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.97%) CEH
12 2 (0.97%) CISA
12 2 (0.97%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.85%) QA
2 7 (3.40%) SLA
3 5 (2.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.46%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 43 (20.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (6.31%) Active Directory
3 12 (5.83%) Nmap
4 8 (3.88%) Xen
5 4 (1.94%) XenServer
6 3 (1.46%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.46%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (0.97%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.97%) NFS
8 1 (0.49%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.49%) KVM
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 14 (6.80%) Nagios
2 12 (5.83%) Nessus
2 12 (5.83%) Puppet
2 12 (5.83%) BMC PATROL
3 5 (2.43%) SCOM
3 5 (2.43%) BladeLogic
3 5 (2.43%) BMC Performance Manager
4 4 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.46%) HP Data Protector
5 3 (1.46%) Tivoli
5 3 (1.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (0.97%) Cobbler
7 1 (0.49%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.49%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.49%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.49%) YUM
7 1 (0.49%) SCCM
7 1 (0.49%) WSUS
Vendors
1 74 (35.92%) VMware
2 50 (24.27%) Red Hat
3 47 (22.82%) Microsoft
4 30 (14.56%) HP
5 29 (14.08%) Oracle
6 28 (13.59%) Cisco
7 12 (5.83%) IBM
7 12 (5.83%) CheckPoint
7 12 (5.83%) BMC
7 12 (5.83%) NetApp
8 11 (5.34%) Blue Coat
9 10 (4.85%) Juniper
10 9 (4.37%) Dell
11 8 (3.88%) Sybase
12 7 (3.40%) Citrix
12 7 (3.40%) JBoss
12 7 (3.40%) Remedy
12 7 (3.40%) Websense
12 7 (3.40%) F5
13 5 (2.43%) Lumension
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: Yesterday
South Wales
CPS Group UK
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Streamline Connections
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum + Industry Leading Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Private Health Ins.,
Posted: Yesterday
Cwmbran, Gwent
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £20000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Arvato UK
Salary: Competitive depending on Experience
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £25k - 34k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £35000 to £42000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £40K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £45K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport
Pertemps ERP
Salary: 32k-36k + Bonus + Healthcare
Posted: 7 days ago
Swansea
Kainos
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 21 days ago