The first table below looks at the demand for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bridgend region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 1 August 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 Bridgend region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 8 21 11
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -10
Permanent jobs citing Linux 8 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 19.51% 3.73% 10.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 88.89% 17.24% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 4
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% +9.37%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,750 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Operating Systems Category
Bridgend
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
9 29 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 21.95% 21.64% 35.00%
Number of salaries quoted 9 29 14
Average salary £36,500 £32,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.30% +1.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,050 £21,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,400 £32,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Linux
South Wales

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Bridgend region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

Linux
Salary Trend in Bridgend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Bridgend region.

Linux Salary Trend in Bridgend

Linux
Salary Histogram in Bridgend

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Bridgend region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Bridgend

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bridgend 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 9 (75.00%) Windows
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (66.67%) Cisco
2 8 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 8 (66.67%) Juniper
2 8 (66.67%) Firewall
3 7 (58.33%) McAfee
3 7 (58.33%) BGP
3 7 (58.33%) Websense
3 7 (58.33%) JNCIS
3 7 (58.33%) OSPF
3 7 (58.33%) CCNP
3 7 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (58.33%) MS Office
3 7 (58.33%) Windows XP
3 7 (58.33%) LAN
3 7 (58.33%) WAN
3 7 (58.33%) RIP
3 7 (58.33%) Blue Coat
3 7 (58.33%) CCSE
3 7 (58.33%) Network Design
3 7 (58.33%) SonicWALL
3 7 (58.33%) Cisco PIX
3 7 (58.33%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (58.33%) Windows 7
3 7 (58.33%) Aruba
3 7 (58.33%) F5
3 7 (58.33%) Lumension
3 7 (58.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 7 (58.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bridgend 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 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (58.33%) MS Office
2 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) Firewall
2 7 (58.33%) BGP
2 7 (58.33%) OSPF
2 7 (58.33%) LAN
2 7 (58.33%) WAN
2 7 (58.33%) RIP
2 7 (58.33%) Cisco PIX
2 7 (58.33%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (58.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 7 (58.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (16.67%) Internet
4 1 (8.33%) Wireless
4 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Subversion
2 1 (8.33%) Maven
General
1 2 (16.67%) Back Office
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Legal
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) 3rd Line Support
1 7 (58.33%) Escalation Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Support
4 1 (8.33%) Security Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) UNIX Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Java EE
1 1 (8.33%) JSR 170
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
1 1 (8.33%) jQuery
1 1 (8.33%) MooTools
1 1 (8.33%) Apache Wicket
1 1 (8.33%) JAX-WS
1 1 (8.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) HACMP
1 2 (16.67%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) PKI
2 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Windows XP
2 7 (58.33%) Windows 7
3 4 (33.33%) UNIX
4 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (16.67%) AIX
4 2 (16.67%) HPUX
4 2 (16.67%) Solaris
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Network Design
2 1 (8.33%) OO
2 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (8.33%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C
1 1 (8.33%) Java
1 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) JNCIS
1 7 (58.33%) CCNP
1 7 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (58.33%) CCSE
2 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) GIAC
3 1 (8.33%) GCIA
3 1 (8.33%) GCFW
3 1 (8.33%) GCWN
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (8.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (66.67%) Cisco
2 8 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 8 (66.67%) Juniper
3 7 (58.33%) McAfee
3 7 (58.33%) Websense
3 7 (58.33%) Blue Coat
3 7 (58.33%) SonicWALL
3 7 (58.33%) Aruba
3 7 (58.33%) F5
3 7 (58.33%) Lumension
4 2 (16.67%) HP
4 2 (16.67%) Remedy
4 2 (16.67%) BMC
4 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
5 1 (8.33%) WatchGuard
5 1 (8.33%) Symantec
5 1 (8.33%) IBM
5 1 (8.33%) Sourcefire
5 1 (8.33%) Trend Micro