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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 14 17 14
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 9 2 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Caerphilly 19.15% 5.26% 14.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.86% 10.00% 42.31%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 10
Average salary £40,000 £44,000 £56,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -22.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £44,000 £43,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,000 £56,850
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.89%
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
21 20 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Caerphilly 44.68% 52.63% 34.67%
Number of salaries quoted 21 20 24
Average salary £45,000 £33,000 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% -36.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £20,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £57,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Caerphilly

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 9 (100.00%) UNIX
2 7 (77.78%) Solaris
2 7 (77.78%) Veritas
2 7 (77.78%) Red Hat
2 7 (77.78%) Clustering
3 6 (66.67%) Windows
3 6 (66.67%) VMware
4 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (44.44%) Asset Management
4 4 (44.44%) NetApp
4 4 (44.44%) ISO 9001
4 4 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (44.44%) Load Balancing
4 4 (44.44%) VMware Server
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (44.44%) Puppet
4 4 (44.44%) 3PAR
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (44.44%) Ansible
4 4 (44.44%) Resilience Testing
4 4 (44.44%) MySQL
4 4 (44.44%) Oracle
4 4 (44.44%) SAP
4 4 (44.44%) Firmware
4 4 (44.44%) Cisco
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 4 (44.44%) HP
4 4 (44.44%) Dell
4 4 (44.44%) SAP Certification

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Caerphilly by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Internet
1 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) UNIX Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Support Specialist
2 3 (33.33%) UNIX Support
2 3 (33.33%) Linux Specialist
2 3 (33.33%) Linux Support
2 3 (33.33%) UNIX Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) UNIX
2 7 (77.78%) Solaris
3 6 (66.67%) Windows
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (33.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (44.44%) Asset Management
1 4 (44.44%) Load Balancing
1 4 (44.44%) Resilience Testing
2 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) SAP Certification
2 3 (33.33%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) ISO 9001
1 4 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) VMware Server
1 4 (44.44%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Puppet
1 4 (44.44%) Ansible
2 3 (33.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Veritas
1 7 (77.78%) Red Hat
2 6 (66.67%) VMware
3 4 (44.44%) NetApp
3 4 (44.44%) 3PAR
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle
3 4 (44.44%) SAP
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) HP
3 4 (44.44%) Dell