Period
to 20 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £38,000 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux Engineer
UK > Wales
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 122 130 139
Rank change year-on-year +8 +9 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 14 23 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.73% 0.96% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 1.00% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 13 17 16
Wales median annual salary £38,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.59% +21.43% -9.09%
10th Percentile £34,600 £35,250 £21,000
90th Percentile £46,250 £57,500 £42,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Wales
Permanent vacancies in Wales with a recognized job title 1,855 2,309 2,606
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.72% 96.37% 97.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1,554 2,021 2,248
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £23,250 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £55,349 £55,349 £52,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Linux Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings that featured Linux Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Linux Engineer in Wales

Linux Engineer
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux Engineer in Wales.

Salary trend for Linux Engineer in Wales

Linux Engineer
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Engineer in Wales over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Linux Engineer in Wales

Linux Engineer
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Engineer within the Wales region over the 6 months to 20 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +12 14 £38,000 -10.59% 2
Linux Engineer
UK

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, Linux Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Wales region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (57.14%) Java
2 8 (57.14%) CentOS
3 6 (42.86%) Unix
3 6 (42.86%) Red Hat
3 6 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (42.86%) DevOps
4 5 (35.71%) NetScaler
4 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (35.71%) Citrix
4 5 (35.71%) Firewall
4 5 (35.71%) SLA
4 5 (35.71%) Cisco
4 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
4 5 (35.71%) PHP
4 5 (35.71%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (35.71%) Debian
4 5 (35.71%) VMware
4 5 (35.71%) Ubuntu
5 4 (28.57%) ITIL
6 3 (21.43%) Apache
6 3 (21.43%) Python
6 3 (21.43%) DHCP
6 3 (21.43%) DNS
6 3 (21.43%) Clustering
6 3 (21.43%) nginx
6 3 (21.43%) Network Security
6 3 (21.43%) Bash Shell

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (21.43%) Apache
1 3 (21.43%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (21.43%) nginx
2 2 (14.29%) JBoss
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (35.71%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.14%) G Suite
2 1 (7.14%) IaaS
2 1 (7.14%) Office 365
2 1 (7.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) Firewall
1 5 (35.71%) NetScaler
2 3 (21.43%) DHCP
2 3 (21.43%) DNS
2 3 (21.43%) Network Security
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (14.29%) IPsec
3 2 (14.29%) LAN
3 2 (14.29%) SNMP
3 2 (14.29%) Spanning Tree
3 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 2 (14.29%) VLAN
3 2 (14.29%) VPN
4 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) MongoDB
General
1 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) HTML
1 2 (14.29%) HTML5
2 1 (7.14%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Clustering
2 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 2 (14.29%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (7.14%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (57.14%) CentOS
3 6 (42.86%) Unix
4 5 (35.71%) Debian
4 5 (35.71%) Ubuntu
5 2 (14.29%) Android
5 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
6 1 (7.14%) AIX
6 1 (7.14%) Windows
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
1 6 (42.86%) DevOps
2 4 (28.57%) ITIL
3 3 (21.43%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (21.43%) SIEM
4 2 (14.29%) Business Transformation
4 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 2 (14.29%) Data Protection
4 2 (14.29%) High Availability
4 2 (14.29%) Migration
4 2 (14.29%) Multithreading
4 2 (14.29%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (14.29%) Network Management
5 1 (7.14%) Identity Management
5 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
5 1 (7.14%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (7.14%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (7.14%) Open Source
5 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
5 1 (7.14%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) Java
2 5 (35.71%) PHP
3 3 (21.43%) Bash Shell
3 3 (21.43%) Python
4 2 (14.29%) AWK
4 2 (14.29%) C++
4 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 2 (14.29%) Objective-C
4 2 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (7.14%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) CCNA
1 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) SLA
2 2 (14.29%) GDPR
2 2 (14.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 2 (14.29%) KVM
3 2 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Red Hat
2 5 (35.71%) Cisco
2 5 (35.71%) Citrix
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) Google