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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 8 14 23
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +9
Permanent jobs citing Linux 7 12 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Caerphilly 20.59% 18.18% 15.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 63.64% 48.00% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 7 12 6
Average salary £34,000 £51,625 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.14% -6.13%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
11 25 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Caerphilly 32.35% 37.88% 37.97%
Number of salaries quoted 11 22 21
Average salary £35,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £29,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 18 September 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Caerphilly

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Caerphilly

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 8 (88.89%) HP
2 7 (77.78%) Project Management
2 7 (77.78%) VMware
3 6 (66.67%) SAN
3 6 (66.67%) Windows
3 6 (66.67%) NAS
4 4 (44.44%) 3PAR
4 4 (44.44%) NetApp
4 4 (44.44%) Degree
5 3 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (33.33%) Altiris
5 3 (33.33%) Internet
5 3 (33.33%) LDAP
5 3 (33.33%) ISO 9001
5 3 (33.33%) NFS
5 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 3 (33.33%) DNS
5 3 (33.33%) SAP Certification
5 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 3 (33.33%) SAP
5 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
5 3 (33.33%) Change Control
5 3 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (22.22%) FCoE
6 2 (22.22%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (22.22%) UNIX

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Caerphilly by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 6 (66.67%) SAN
1 6 (66.67%) NAS
2 3 (33.33%) Internet
2 3 (33.33%) LDAP
2 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 3 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (22.22%) FCoE
3 2 (22.22%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (22.22%) iSCSI
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Graduate
2 2 (22.22%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) IT Graduate
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Storage Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (22.22%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 3 (33.33%) Change Control
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Capacity Management
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
2 3 (33.33%) SAP Certification
2 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) ISO 9001
1 3 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) NFS
1 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) HP
2 7 (77.78%) VMware
3 4 (44.44%) 3PAR
3 4 (44.44%) NetApp
4 3 (33.33%) Altiris
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) SAP
5 1 (11.11%) Brocade
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
FT Select
Salary: From £23,000 to £28,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago