The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 15 29 18
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -11
Permanent jobs citing Linux 68 35 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 10.85% 6.06% 8.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 39.31% 27.34% 33.70%
Number of salaries quoted 59 34 25
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £28,950 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,750 £70,000
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 Cardiff region.

Operating Systems Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
173 128 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 27.59% 22.15% 24.80%
Number of salaries quoted 158 120 85
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £70,000 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Linux
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Linux Salary Trend in Cardiff

Linux
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 66 (46.81%) VMware
2 63 (44.68%) Windows
3 43 (30.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 41 (29.08%) Perl
5 40 (28.37%) Firewall
5 40 (28.37%) Finance
5 40 (28.37%) SaaS
6 37 (26.24%) UNIX
7 36 (25.53%) ITIL
8 34 (24.11%) TCP/IP
8 34 (24.11%) Red Hat
9 31 (21.99%) MySQL
10 28 (19.86%) Python
10 28 (19.86%) Welsh Language
11 27 (19.15%) Apache
12 25 (17.73%) Java
13 24 (17.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 22 (15.60%) CentOS
14 22 (15.60%) SAN
14 22 (15.60%) Microsoft
15 21 (14.89%) Cisco
16 20 (14.18%) Solaris
17 19 (13.48%) SQL Server
17 19 (13.48%) LAMP
17 19 (13.48%) Debian
18 18 (12.77%) HP
19 17 (12.06%) RHCE
19 17 (12.06%) PHP
19 17 (12.06%) Degree
19 17 (12.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 27 (19.15%) Apache
2 11 (7.80%) Tomcat
3 8 (5.67%) IIS
4 7 (4.96%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (4.96%) Node.js
5 6 (4.26%) MS Exchange
6 4 (2.84%) OpenStack
6 4 (2.84%) nginx
7 3 (2.13%) ColdFusion
8 2 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.71%) Lync
9 1 (0.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.71%) Tuxedo
9 1 (0.71%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (6.38%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.84%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.13%) MS Project
4 1 (0.71%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 40 (28.37%) SaaS
2 12 (8.51%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (5.67%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (2.84%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (1.42%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 40 (28.37%) Firewall
2 34 (24.11%) TCP/IP
3 22 (15.60%) SAN
4 16 (11.35%) VLAN
4 16 (11.35%) tcpdump
5 14 (9.93%) HTTP
6 13 (9.22%) Wireshark
7 10 (7.09%) Intrusion Detection
8 8 (5.67%) DNS
9 7 (4.96%) Fibre Channel
9 7 (4.96%) Network Security
10 6 (4.26%) iSCSI
11 5 (3.55%) NAS
11 5 (3.55%) Internet
11 5 (3.55%) LAN
11 5 (3.55%) WAN
12 4 (2.84%) DHCP
12 4 (2.84%) BGP
13 3 (2.13%) VPN
14 2 (1.42%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (21.99%) MySQL
2 19 (13.48%) SQL Server
3 12 (8.51%) Relational Database
4 9 (6.38%) MongoDB
5 7 (4.96%) Hadoop
5 7 (4.96%) CouchDB
5 7 (4.96%) Big Data
5 7 (4.96%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.42%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.42%) Oracle OLAP
7 2 (1.42%) OLAP
7 2 (1.42%) OLTP
7 2 (1.42%) Riak
7 2 (1.42%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.71%) DB2
8 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (5.67%) Jenkins
2 7 (4.96%) Gradle
2 7 (4.96%) Apache Ivy
2 7 (4.96%) Git (software)
2 7 (4.96%) Mockito
2 7 (4.96%) JUnit
3 5 (3.55%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.71%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.71%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.71%) PowerBuilder
4 1 (0.71%) ClearCase
General
1 40 (28.37%) Finance
2 28 (19.86%) Welsh Language
3 6 (4.26%) French Language
3 6 (4.26%) German Language
3 6 (4.26%) Italian Language
3 6 (4.26%) Spanish Language
4 5 (3.55%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.71%) Retail
5 1 (0.71%) Billing
Job Titles
1 28 (19.86%) Systems Engineer
2 25 (17.73%) Developer
3 19 (13.48%) Analyst
4 18 (12.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 18 (12.77%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 17 (12.06%) Administrator
6 15 (10.64%) Linux Administrator
7 14 (9.93%) Systems Administrator
8 13 (9.22%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 12 (8.51%) Java Developer
10 11 (7.80%) Linux Engineer
11 10 (7.09%) Security Analyst
12 8 (5.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 6 (4.26%) UNIX Administrator
13 6 (4.26%) Support Engineer
14 5 (3.55%) Architect
14 5 (3.55%) Graduate
14 5 (3.55%) UNIX Systems Administrator
15 4 (2.84%) Senior Analyst
15 4 (2.84%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (13.48%) LAMP
2 15 (10.64%) Spring
3 11 (7.80%) HTML
3 11 (7.80%) Web Services
4 10 (7.09%) Hibernate
5 9 (6.38%) jQuery
6 7 (4.96%) Apache Cordova
6 7 (4.96%) D3.js
6 7 (4.96%) HTML5
6 7 (4.96%) Yii
6 7 (4.96%) REST
6 7 (4.96%) Grails
7 4 (2.84%) JSON
8 3 (2.13%) .NET
8 3 (2.13%) JSP
8 3 (2.13%) XML
8 3 (2.13%) Java EE
8 3 (2.13%) JAX-WS
8 3 (2.13%) JPA
9 2 (1.42%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.51%) Computer Science
1 12 (8.51%) Clustering
2 11 (7.80%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.84%) N-Tier
4 3 (2.13%) HACMP
5 2 (1.42%) Grid Computing
5 2 (1.42%) iSeries
6 1 (0.71%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 63 (44.68%) Windows
2 37 (26.24%) UNIX
3 24 (17.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 22 (15.60%) CentOS
5 20 (14.18%) Solaris
6 19 (13.48%) Debian
7 13 (9.22%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (7.80%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (7.80%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (6.38%) AIX
10 8 (5.67%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (2.84%) Ubuntu
12 3 (2.13%) SUSE
13 2 (1.42%) HPUX
13 2 (1.42%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.71%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (25.53%) ITIL
2 15 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (8.51%) Incident Management
3 12 (8.51%) Configuration Management
4 11 (7.80%) OO
5 10 (7.09%) Mentoring
6 9 (6.38%) Network Monitoring
6 9 (6.38%) Project Management
6 9 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (5.67%) Web Development
7 8 (5.67%) Penetration Testing
7 8 (5.67%) Line Management
8 7 (4.96%) Service Management
8 7 (4.96%) Change Management
8 7 (4.96%) Systems Analysis
8 7 (4.96%) TDD
8 7 (4.96%) Competitive Intelligence
8 7 (4.96%) Release Management
9 6 (4.26%) Strategic Planning
9 6 (4.26%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 41 (29.08%) Perl
2 28 (19.86%) Python
3 25 (17.73%) Java
4 17 (12.06%) PHP
5 13 (9.22%) SQL
5 13 (9.22%) C#
6 12 (8.51%) C++
7 11 (7.80%) Ruby
8 8 (5.67%) C
9 7 (4.96%) Groovy
10 6 (4.26%) Bash Shell
11 5 (3.55%) Erlang
12 4 (2.84%) JavaScript
13 3 (2.13%) PowerShell
14 2 (1.42%) PHP5
14 2 (1.42%) T-SQL
14 2 (1.42%) VC++
14 2 (1.42%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.71%) Scala
15 1 (0.71%) AWK
Qualifications
1 17 (12.06%) RHCE
1 17 (12.06%) Degree
1 17 (12.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 8 (5.67%) CCNA
2 8 (5.67%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (3.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.84%) MCITP
4 4 (2.84%) CEH
5 3 (2.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (2.13%) IBM AIX Certification
5 3 (2.13%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.42%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.42%) CCNP
6 2 (1.42%) CISSP
6 2 (1.42%) CISA
7 1 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.71%) MCSE
7 1 (0.71%) MCSA
7 1 (0.71%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.26%) QA
2 2 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.71%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 43 (30.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (9.22%) Nmap
3 8 (5.67%) Xen
3 8 (5.67%) XenServer
4 7 (4.96%) Active Directory
5 3 (2.13%) PowerHA
6 2 (1.42%) KVM
7 1 (0.71%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.71%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 15 (10.64%) Nessus
2 12 (8.51%) Nagios
3 11 (7.80%) Puppet
4 6 (4.26%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (2.13%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.42%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (1.42%) Tivoli
6 2 (1.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.71%) Ansible
7 1 (0.71%) YUM
7 1 (0.71%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.71%) SCCM
Vendors
1 66 (46.81%) VMware
2 34 (24.11%) Red Hat
3 22 (15.60%) Microsoft
4 21 (14.89%) Cisco
5 18 (12.77%) HP
6 10 (7.09%) NetApp
7 8 (5.67%) Oracle
7 8 (5.67%) JBoss
7 8 (5.67%) Citrix
8 7 (4.96%) Dell
9 6 (4.26%) IBM
10 4 (2.84%) Google
10 4 (2.84%) 3PAR
11 3 (2.13%) Coverity
11 3 (2.13%) Wind River
11 3 (2.13%) Veritas
12 2 (1.42%) Zend
12 2 (1.42%) Blue Coat
12 2 (1.42%) CheckPoint
12 2 (1.42%) SolarWinds
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum + Industry Leading Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Private Health Ins.,
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum Extensive Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Industry Leading Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £30K
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £22500.00 - £26500.00 per annum + plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Industry Leading Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff
360 Resourcing
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 7 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Applied Card Technologies
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago