The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 3 months to 29 April 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
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 93 96
Rank change year-on-year -1 +3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 2 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.18% 0.45% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.45% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 7
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +25.92%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,900 £29,050
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £44,000 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

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 1051 1321 1345
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 96.25% 98.44% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 878 1121 1138
Median salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.66% +1.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,292 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Linux Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales that featured Linux Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 29 April 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 3 months to 29 April 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +5 2 £42,500 -
Linux Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (50.00%) Unix
2 5 (50.00%) Java
3 4 (40.00%) HTML5
3 4 (40.00%) Apple iOS
3 4 (40.00%) High Availability
3 4 (40.00%) HTML
3 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (40.00%) Objective-C
3 4 (40.00%) Multithreading
3 4 (40.00%) Android
3 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (40.00%) PHP
3 4 (40.00%) JBoss
4 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (20.00%) Ubuntu
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (20.00%) OpenStack
5 2 (20.00%) DevOps
5 2 (20.00%) Apache
5 2 (20.00%) CentOS
6 1 (10.00%) Security Management
6 1 (10.00%) Advertising
6 1 (10.00%) BBC
6 1 (10.00%) Debian
6 1 (10.00%) nginx
6 1 (10.00%) Gentoo
6 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (10.00%) LAN

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 4 (40.00%) JBoss
2 2 (20.00%) Apache
2 2 (20.00%) OpenStack
3 1 (10.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (10.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
1 1 (10.00%) VPN
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Bitbucket
General
1 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) HTML
1 4 (40.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) BBC
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (50.00%) Unix
3 4 (40.00%) Android
3 4 (40.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (20.00%) CentOS
4 2 (20.00%) Ubuntu
5 1 (10.00%) Debian
5 1 (10.00%) Gentoo
5 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) High Availability
1 4 (40.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (10.00%) OO
3 1 (10.00%) Open Source
3 1 (10.00%) Security Management
3 1 (10.00%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (40.00%) Objective-C
2 4 (40.00%) PHP
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (10.00%) Supermicro