The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Caerphilly region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 7 - 21
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 6 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Caerphilly 24.00% - 7.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.67% - 37.50%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 3
Average salary £32,500 - £45,000
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 Caerphilly region.

Operating Systems Category
Caerphilly
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
9 16 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Caerphilly 36.00% 61.54% 19.05%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 8
Average salary £40,000 £21,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+86.04% -23.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £20,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £38,400
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Caerphilly

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Caerphilly

Linux
Salary Trend in Caerphilly

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

Linux Salary Trend in Caerphilly

Linux
Salary Histogram in Caerphilly

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Caerphilly region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Caerphilly

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Caerphilly

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Caerphilly 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 10 (71.43%) HP
2 9 (64.29%) NetApp
2 9 (64.29%) NetBackup
2 9 (64.29%) 3PAR
3 8 (57.14%) Knowledge Management
3 8 (57.14%) VMware
3 8 (57.14%) Clustering
3 8 (57.14%) Unix
3 8 (57.14%) Windows
4 7 (50.00%) SAN
4 7 (50.00%) NAS
4 7 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (42.86%) Red Hat
5 6 (42.86%) Solaris
6 5 (35.71%) SLA
6 5 (35.71%) Cisco
6 5 (35.71%) Symantec
6 5 (35.71%) vCloud
6 5 (35.71%) Ticket Management
6 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (35.71%) Brocade
6 5 (35.71%) Document Management
6 5 (35.71%) Degree
7 4 (28.57%) Firewall
7 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
7 4 (28.57%) Veritas
7 4 (28.57%) EMC
8 3 (21.43%) RHCE
8 3 (21.43%) Sun Certification
8 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Caerphilly by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Caerphilly 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.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) NAS
1 7 (50.00%) SAN
2 4 (28.57%) Firewall
3 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
4 2 (14.29%) FCoE
4 2 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (14.29%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Designer
2 3 (21.43%) Solutions Designer
2 3 (21.43%) Team Leader
2 3 (21.43%) Unix Team Leader
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) Firewall Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Security Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Storage Architect
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Clustering
2 7 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
4 1 (7.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Unix
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Solaris
3 3 (21.43%) AIX
3 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Knowledge Management
2 5 (35.71%) Document Management
2 5 (35.71%) Ticket Management
3 3 (21.43%) Asset Management
3 3 (21.43%) Coaching
3 3 (21.43%) ITIL
3 3 (21.43%) Load Balancing
3 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
3 3 (21.43%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (21.43%) Problem Management
3 3 (21.43%) Resilience Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Resource Management
3 3 (21.43%) Server Building
4 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Degree
2 3 (21.43%) RHCE
2 3 (21.43%) SCSA
2 3 (21.43%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) SLA
2 3 (21.43%) QA
3 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) vCloud
1 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (21.43%) Firmware
2 3 (21.43%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 9 (64.29%) NetBackup
2 3 (21.43%) Ansible
2 3 (21.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) HP
2 9 (64.29%) 3PAR
2 9 (64.29%) NetApp
3 8 (57.14%) VMware
4 6 (42.86%) Red Hat
5 5 (35.71%) Brocade
5 5 (35.71%) Cisco
5 5 (35.71%) Symantec
6 4 (28.57%) EMC
6 4 (28.57%) Veritas
7 3 (21.43%) Dell
7 3 (21.43%) IBM
7 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
7 3 (21.43%) Oracle