Period
to 20 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £41,750 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

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 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 125 138 140
Rank change year-on-year +13 +2 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 17 11 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.80% 0.41% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 0.42% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 14 10 11
Wales median annual salary £41,750 £36,250 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.17% +7.41% -1.46%
10th Percentile £29,925 £19,500 £21,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £48,875 £36,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% +10.47%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2074 2635 2702
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 97.10% 97.88% 97.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1776 2232 2254
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,639
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +2.35% +4.68%
10th Percentile £23,250 £22,250 £23,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £52,975 £55,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 July 2017.

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 July 2017. 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 +24 15 £41,750 +15.17% 1
West Wales - 2 - -
Linux Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 20 July 2017, 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 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (58.82%) DevOps
3 9 (52.94%) Red Hat
4 8 (47.06%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (41.18%) Java
6 6 (35.29%) Unix
6 6 (35.29%) Ubuntu
6 6 (35.29%) Ansible
7 5 (29.41%) Git (software)
7 5 (29.41%) Linux Command Line
7 5 (29.41%) CentOS
7 5 (29.41%) Maven
8 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (17.65%) Open Source
9 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
9 3 (17.65%) Windows
9 3 (17.65%) Apache
9 3 (17.65%) PHP
9 3 (17.65%) HTML
9 3 (17.65%) Web Services
9 3 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (17.65%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (17.65%) HTML5
9 3 (17.65%) Puppet
9 3 (17.65%) High Availability
10 2 (11.76%) Digital Media
10 2 (11.76%) Capacity Management
10 2 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (11.76%) Apple iOS
10 2 (11.76%) REST

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 (17.65%) Apache
2 2 (11.76%) IIS
2 2 (11.76%) JBoss
3 1 (5.88%) CMS
3 1 (5.88%) Drupal
3 1 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (5.88%) OpenStack
3 1 (5.88%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (47.06%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) DHCP
1 2 (11.76%) DNS
1 2 (11.76%) Internet
1 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.88%) VPN
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Git (software)
1 5 (29.41%) Maven
2 2 (11.76%) Ant
2 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
1 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) HTML
1 3 (17.65%) HTML5
1 3 (17.65%) Web Services
2 2 (11.76%) REST
3 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.88%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (11.76%) Clustering
2 2 (11.76%) Digital Media
2 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) BBC
3 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (35.29%) Ubuntu
2 6 (35.29%) Unix
3 5 (29.41%) CentOS
4 3 (17.65%) Windows
5 2 (11.76%) AIX
5 2 (11.76%) Android
5 2 (11.76%) Apple iOS
5 2 (11.76%) Debian
5 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (11.76%) Solaris
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) DevOps
2 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
3 3 (17.65%) High Availability
3 3 (17.65%) Open Source
4 2 (11.76%) Business Continuity
4 2 (11.76%) Capacity Management
4 2 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 2 (11.76%) Multithreading
4 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
4 2 (11.76%) Project Management
4 2 (11.76%) Scrum
5 1 (5.88%) Content Management
5 1 (5.88%) Front End Development
5 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.88%) OO
5 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) Java
2 3 (17.65%) PHP
3 2 (11.76%) Bash Shell
3 2 (11.76%) Groovy
3 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.76%) Objective-C
3 2 (11.76%) Perl
3 2 (11.76%) Python
4 1 (5.88%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (11.76%) Docker
2 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
2 2 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) Ansible
2 3 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (17.65%) Puppet
3 2 (11.76%) NetBackup
3 2 (11.76%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Red Hat
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Veritas
2 2 (11.76%) VMware
3 1 (5.88%) Supermicro
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