Linux Jobs in Wales

Linux
UK > Wales

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Linux over the 6 months to 29 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
29 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 30 47 17
Rank change year-on-year +17 -30 +14
Permanent jobs citing Linux 130 91 201
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 5.94% 5.39% 10.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 46.26% 42.52% 62.81%
Number of salaries quoted 75 19 84
10th Percentile £26,900 £40,126 £34,763
25th Percentile £32,000 £43,500 £37,688
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £50,000 £46,865
Median % change year-on-year -5.00% +6.69% +17.16%
75th Percentile £53,750 £57,500 £50,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £67,575 £62,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.00% +4.17% +9.09%

All Operating Systems
Wales

Linux is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for operating system skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 281 214 320
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 12.84% 12.67% 15.95%
Number of salaries quoted 191 89 137
10th Percentile £24,750 £25,000 £29,250
25th Percentile £28,290 £26,250 £34,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,500 £35,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +15.71% -22.22% +20.00%
75th Percentile £52,500 £49,600 £50,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £60,750
UK median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -14.29% - +5.00%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Linux as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Wales

Linux
Salary Trend in Wales

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Linux in Wales.

Salary trend for Linux in Wales

Linux
Salary Histogram in Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing Linux in Wales over the 6 months to 29 May 2024.

Salary histogram for Linux in Wales

Linux
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 within the Wales region over the 6 months to 29 May 2024. 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
Jobs
South Wales +14 99 £50,000 -4.76% 13
North Wales +12 12 £34,000 - 1
West Wales +12 6 £42,904 -4.66% 2
Mid Wales - 5 £42,500 - 2
Linux
UK

Linux
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Wales by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 34 (26.15%) WebLogic
2 30 (23.08%) Oracle Service Bus
3 7 (5.38%) OpenStack
4 5 (3.85%) Apache
5 4 (3.08%) ArcGIS
5 4 (3.08%) GeoServer
5 4 (3.08%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.31%) Confluence
6 3 (2.31%) Jupyter
7 1 (0.77%) IIS
7 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Exchange
Applications
1 34 (26.15%) Microsoft Office
2 32 (24.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 30 (23.08%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 30 (23.08%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (3.08%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 30 (23.08%) Azure
2 25 (19.23%) AWS
3 10 (7.69%) Microsoft 365
4 8 (6.15%) SaaS
5 7 (5.38%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (5.38%) Nutanix
5 7 (5.38%) Slack
6 6 (4.62%) Azure DevOps
7 5 (3.85%) Amazon S3
8 4 (3.08%) Amazon EKS
8 4 (3.08%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (1.54%) GCP
9 2 (1.54%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.77%) Entra ID
10 1 (0.77%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.77%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 17 (13.08%) DNS
2 16 (12.31%) Firewall
3 12 (9.23%) DHCP
4 11 (8.46%) Internet
5 8 (6.15%) SSL
6 7 (5.38%) SAN
7 6 (4.62%) TCP/IP
7 6 (4.62%) VPN
8 5 (3.85%) IPsec
8 5 (3.85%) LAN
8 5 (3.85%) SNMP
8 5 (3.85%) WAN
9 4 (3.08%) BGP
9 4 (3.08%) HTTPS
9 4 (3.08%) VoIP
10 3 (2.31%) Ethernet
11 2 (1.54%) Broadband
11 2 (1.54%) PBX
11 2 (1.54%) VLAN
11 2 (1.54%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (26.15%) Oracle Database
2 30 (23.08%) Oracle Database 10g
2 30 (23.08%) Oracle Database 11g
2 30 (23.08%) VLDB
3 9 (6.92%) RDBMS
3 9 (6.92%) Relational Database
4 7 (5.38%) MongoDB
5 6 (4.62%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (4.62%) MySQL
6 4 (3.08%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (3.08%) GIS
6 4 (3.08%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (3.08%) QGIS
7 3 (2.31%) Metabase
8 1 (0.77%) Data Lake
8 1 (0.77%) Power BI
8 1 (0.77%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (3.08%) Vagrant
2 3 (2.31%) CircleCI
2 3 (2.31%) Git
2 3 (2.31%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.31%) JIRA
2 3 (2.31%) Subversion
2 3 (2.31%) Visual Studio Code
3 2 (1.54%) IBM UrbanCode
4 1 (0.77%) JMeter
4 1 (0.77%) PHPUnit
General
1 32 (24.62%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (22.31%) Social Skills
3 15 (11.54%) Finance
4 9 (6.92%) Manufacturing
5 6 (4.62%) Electronics
5 6 (4.62%) Telecoms
6 4 (3.08%) Legal
7 3 (2.31%) Documentation Skills
7 3 (2.31%) Welsh Language
8 2 (1.54%) Banking
8 2 (1.54%) Presentation Skills
8 2 (1.54%) Retail
9 1 (0.77%) Advertising
9 1 (0.77%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.77%) Law
9 1 (0.77%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 31 (23.85%) Analyst
1 31 (23.85%) Senior
1 31 (23.85%) Support Analyst
2 30 (23.08%) Applications Support
2 30 (23.08%) Applications Support Analyst
2 30 (23.08%) Oracle Analyst
2 30 (23.08%) Oracle Support Analyst
2 30 (23.08%) SQL Analyst
2 30 (23.08%) SQL Support Analyst
3 14 (10.77%) IT Support
3 14 (10.77%) Software Engineer
4 13 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 11 (8.46%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (6.92%) Linux Engineer
7 7 (5.38%) IT Support Specialist
7 7 (5.38%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
7 7 (5.38%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 7 (5.38%) Senior Storage Engineer
7 7 (5.38%) Storage Engineer
7 7 (5.38%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.92%) RabbitMQ
2 6 (4.62%) .NET
3 5 (3.85%) Django
3 5 (3.85%) WinForms
3 5 (3.85%) WPF
3 5 (3.85%) YAML
4 4 (3.08%) Leaflet
4 4 (3.08%) OpenLayers
4 4 (3.08%) PostGIS
4 4 (3.08%) React
4 4 (3.08%) Spring Boot
5 2 (1.54%) .NET Core
5 2 (1.54%) CSS
5 2 (1.54%) HTML
6 1 (0.77%) JSON
6 1 (0.77%) LAMP
6 1 (0.77%) SOAP
6 1 (0.77%) Vue
6 1 (0.77%) Vuex
6 1 (0.77%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 7 (5.38%) CMDB
3 6 (4.62%) Public Cloud
4 5 (3.85%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.08%) Legacy Applications
5 4 (3.08%) Tandem
6 3 (2.31%) Driving Licence
6 3 (2.31%) Raspberry Pi
7 2 (1.54%) CCTV
7 2 (1.54%) FPGA
7 2 (1.54%) PCIe
7 2 (1.54%) VHDL
8 1 (0.77%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.77%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.77%) Onboarding
8 1 (0.77%) Replication
8 1 (0.77%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.77%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 40 (30.77%) Unix
2 36 (27.69%) Windows
3 30 (23.08%) Solaris
4 17 (13.08%) Windows Server
5 10 (7.69%) Ubuntu
6 8 (6.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (3.85%) Data ONTAP
8 4 (3.08%) Android
8 4 (3.08%) CentOS
9 3 (2.31%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.54%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (1.54%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.77%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.77%) Debian
11 1 (0.77%) Fedora
11 1 (0.77%) Windows Server 2016
11 1 (0.77%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (36.15%) Actionable Insight
2 35 (26.92%) Artificial Intelligence
2 35 (26.92%) Capacity Planning
2 35 (26.92%) Incident Management
2 35 (26.92%) Release Management
3 34 (26.15%) Capacity Management
4 31 (23.85%) ITSM
5 30 (23.08%) Performance Monitoring
5 30 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
6 28 (21.54%) Problem-Solving
6 28 (21.54%) Software Engineering
7 23 (17.69%) Project Management
8 22 (16.92%) Agile
9 16 (12.31%) Change Management
9 16 (12.31%) DevOps
9 16 (12.31%) ITIL
10 14 (10.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 13 (10.00%) Migration
12 12 (9.23%) CI/CD
13 11 (8.46%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 42 (32.31%) SQL
2 30 (23.08%) PL/SQL
3 24 (18.46%) C
4 21 (16.15%) C#
5 15 (11.54%) C++
5 15 (11.54%) Python
6 9 (6.92%) Shell Script
7 6 (4.62%) Java
7 6 (4.62%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.31%) Bash
8 3 (2.31%) Embedded C
8 3 (2.31%) Groovy
9 2 (1.54%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.77%) PHP
Qualifications
1 52 (40.00%) Degree
2 48 (36.92%) SC Cleared
2 48 (36.92%) Security Cleared
3 10 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (3.85%) CCNA
4 5 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (3.08%) AWS Certification
5 4 (3.08%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
5 4 (3.08%) Azure Certification
5 4 (3.08%) HNC
6 3 (2.31%) HND
6 3 (2.31%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.54%) CCNP
7 2 (1.54%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.54%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (26.15%) SLA
2 1 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.77%) MISRA
2 1 (0.77%) QA
System Software
1 30 (23.08%) Oracle RAC
2 21 (16.15%) Docker
3 14 (10.77%) Active Directory
4 13 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (4.62%) Hyper-V
6 4 (3.08%) Firmware
6 4 (3.08%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.77%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 30 (23.08%) Data Guard
1 30 (23.08%) Oracle RMAN
2 29 (22.31%) Ansible
3 18 (13.85%) Kubernetes
4 12 (9.23%) Terraform
5 8 (6.15%) SCCM
6 5 (3.85%) Prometheus
6 5 (3.85%) vCenter Server
7 2 (1.54%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (1.54%) Progress Chef
8 1 (0.77%) Grafana
8 1 (0.77%) PaperCut
Vendors
1 42 (32.31%) Oracle
2 30 (23.08%) Remedy
2 30 (23.08%) Sun
3 22 (16.92%) VMware
4 15 (11.54%) Microsoft
5 5 (3.85%) NetApp
5 5 (3.85%) Palo Alto
5 5 (3.85%) Red Hat
5 5 (3.85%) SolidFire
5 5 (3.85%) Veeam
6 4 (3.08%) ESRI
6 4 (3.08%) Google
6 4 (3.08%) Sparx
7 3 (2.31%) Meraki
8 2 (1.54%) Altera
8 2 (1.54%) Cadence
8 2 (1.54%) Cisco
8 2 (1.54%) EMC
8 2 (1.54%) Lattice Semiconductor
8 2 (1.54%) SonicWALL