The table below looks at the statistics 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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 11 15 15
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 10 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 17.86% 2.22% 11.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.33% 16.67% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 7
Average salary £24,000 - £31,000
90% offered a salary of more than £18,700 - £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £29,450 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Linux
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bridgend region.

Operating Systems Category
Bridgend
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
30 6 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 53.57% 13.33% 29.41%
Number of salaries quoted 28 5 17
Average salary £22,000 £43,750 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-49.71% +41.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £17,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £35,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 13 February 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Bridgend

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 15 (65.22%) Windows
2 11 (47.83%) SQL
3 10 (43.48%) DNS
3 10 (43.48%) Active Directory
3 10 (43.48%) Firewall
3 10 (43.48%) Windows Server
4 9 (39.13%) Software Engineering
4 9 (39.13%) C++
4 9 (39.13%) Java
5 7 (30.43%) VMware
6 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
6 6 (26.09%) Oracle
6 6 (26.09%) MS Office
7 5 (21.74%) .NET
7 5 (21.74%) STL
7 5 (21.74%) C#
7 5 (21.74%) PBX
7 5 (21.74%) VoIP
7 5 (21.74%) DHCP
7 5 (21.74%) MS Exchange
7 5 (21.74%) TCP/IP
7 5 (21.74%) Mac OS X
7 5 (21.74%) Sage
7 5 (21.74%) Internet
7 5 (21.74%) MVC
7 5 (21.74%) Software Testing
7 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (21.74%) Office 365
7 5 (21.74%) NAS
7 5 (21.74%) Boost C++ Libraries

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 5 (21.74%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) MS Office
2 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (43.48%) DNS
1 10 (43.48%) Firewall
2 5 (21.74%) DHCP
2 5 (21.74%) Internet
2 5 (21.74%) NAS
2 5 (21.74%) PBX
2 5 (21.74%) TCP/IP
2 5 (21.74%) VoIP
3 3 (13.04%) SSH
3 3 (13.04%) Telnet
4 2 (8.70%) FTP
5 1 (4.35%) HTTPS
5 1 (4.35%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
1 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (8.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Support Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (21.74%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) C# Software Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) C++ Software Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Java Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Java Software Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Software Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 4 (17.39%) Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Java Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Senior IT Support
3 4 (17.39%) Senior Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (8.70%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) .NET
1 5 (21.74%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 5 (21.74%) STL
2 1 (4.35%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (65.22%) Windows
2 10 (43.48%) Windows Server
3 5 (21.74%) Mac OS X
4 4 (17.39%) Unix
5 2 (8.70%) Solaris
6 1 (4.35%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Software Engineering
2 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (21.74%) MVC
2 5 (21.74%) Software Testing
3 4 (17.39%) OO
3 4 (17.39%) OOD
3 4 (17.39%) OOP
3 4 (17.39%) SDLC
4 3 (13.04%) Process Management
5 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.35%) ITIL
5 1 (4.35%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) SQL
2 9 (39.13%) C++
2 9 (39.13%) Java
3 5 (21.74%) C#
4 1 (4.35%) Korn
4 1 (4.35%) Perl
4 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (43.48%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) VMware ESX
2 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) BladeLogic
1 1 (4.35%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) VMware
2 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 6 (26.09%) Oracle
3 5 (21.74%) Sage
4 2 (8.70%) HP
4 2 (8.70%) IBM
4 2 (8.70%) Remedy
5 1 (4.35%) BMC
5 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
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