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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 14 - 13
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 9 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Caerphilly 16.98% - 5.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.62% - 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 2
Average salary £40,000 - £58,250
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 - £56,850
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 - £59,650
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +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
26 14 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Caerphilly 49.06% 30.43% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 23 14 8
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £20,000 £49,100
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £58,600 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Caerphilly

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (90.00%) UNIX
2 7 (70.00%) Solaris
2 7 (70.00%) Veritas
2 7 (70.00%) Red Hat
2 7 (70.00%) VMware
2 7 (70.00%) Clustering
3 6 (60.00%) Windows
4 5 (50.00%) SAP
4 5 (50.00%) ISO 9001
4 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (50.00%) HP
4 5 (50.00%) SAP Certification
4 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (40.00%) Puppet
5 4 (40.00%) 3PAR
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (40.00%) Ansible
5 4 (40.00%) Resilience Testing
5 4 (40.00%) VMware Server
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (40.00%) Load Balancing
5 4 (40.00%) NetApp
5 4 (40.00%) Asset Management
5 4 (40.00%) Firmware
5 4 (40.00%) Internet
5 4 (40.00%) Cisco
5 4 (40.00%) Dell
5 4 (40.00%) MySQL

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Caerphilly by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (30.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Internet
2 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) UNIX Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) UNIX Support
2 3 (30.00%) Linux Specialist
2 3 (30.00%) Linux Support
2 3 (30.00%) Support Specialist
2 3 (30.00%) UNIX Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) UNIX
2 7 (70.00%) Solaris
3 6 (60.00%) Windows
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (30.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Asset Management
2 4 (40.00%) Load Balancing
2 4 (40.00%) Resilience Testing
3 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) SAP Certification
2 3 (30.00%) RHCE
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) ISO 9001
1 5 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Firmware
1 4 (40.00%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Puppet
1 4 (40.00%) Ansible
2 3 (30.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Veritas
1 7 (70.00%) Red Hat
1 7 (70.00%) VMware
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) HP
2 5 (50.00%) SAP
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco
3 4 (40.00%) Oracle
3 4 (40.00%) Dell
3 4 (40.00%) NetApp
3 4 (40.00%) 3PAR