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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 18 14 34
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +20
Permanent jobs citing Linux 101 77 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 11.92% 11.85% 5.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 48.79% 42.54% 24.43%
Number of salaries quoted 85 67 30
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,400 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £42,750
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
207 181 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 24.44% 27.85% 22.43%
Number of salaries quoted 183 164 121
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £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 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 4 September 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 57 (34.34%) Windows
2 54 (32.53%) Java
3 52 (31.33%) UNIX
4 40 (24.10%) Computer Science
5 38 (22.89%) Python
6 35 (21.08%) Microsoft
6 35 (21.08%) Agile Software Development
7 34 (20.48%) VMware
8 32 (19.28%) TCP/IP
8 32 (19.28%) PHP
9 30 (18.07%) Cisco
10 29 (17.47%) HTML
10 29 (17.47%) JavaScript
11 27 (16.27%) Perl
11 27 (16.27%) MS Excel
11 27 (16.27%) Telecoms
12 26 (15.66%) Firewall
12 26 (15.66%) Degree
12 26 (15.66%) MySQL
12 26 (15.66%) Oracle
12 26 (15.66%) C#
12 26 (15.66%) SQL
12 26 (15.66%) SDLC
13 23 (13.86%) Jenkins
13 23 (13.86%) Web Services
13 23 (13.86%) CCNA
13 23 (13.86%) Cisco Certification
13 23 (13.86%) Red Hat
14 22 (13.25%) CSS
14 22 (13.25%) Scrum

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 21 (12.65%) Apache
2 19 (11.45%) JBoss
3 11 (6.63%) Tomcat
4 9 (5.42%) IIS
5 7 (4.22%) WebSphere
6 4 (2.41%) nginx
6 4 (2.41%) MS Exchange
7 3 (1.81%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.81%) Node.js
7 3 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (1.81%) IBM HTTP Server
8 2 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.20%) Mule
8 2 (1.20%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.60%) SAS
Applications
1 27 (16.27%) MS Excel
2 18 (10.84%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (12.65%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (12.05%) SaaS
3 9 (5.42%) GitHub
4 6 (3.61%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (3.01%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (2.41%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (2.41%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.60%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.60%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 32 (19.28%) TCP/IP
2 26 (15.66%) Firewall
3 21 (12.65%) HTTP
3 21 (12.65%) DHCP
4 19 (11.45%) SNMP
5 18 (10.84%) Ethernet
5 18 (10.84%) Broadband
5 18 (10.84%) OSPF
5 18 (10.84%) BGP
5 18 (10.84%) VRRP
6 16 (9.64%) 802.11
6 16 (9.64%) GPON
7 14 (8.43%) Intrusion Detection
8 13 (7.83%) SAN
9 11 (6.63%) tcpdump
10 6 (3.61%) Internet
10 6 (3.61%) DNS
11 5 (3.01%) VLAN
12 4 (2.41%) SSH
12 4 (2.41%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (15.66%) MySQL
2 13 (7.83%) SQL Server
3 10 (6.02%) MongoDB
4 9 (5.42%) Oracle Database
5 8 (4.82%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (4.22%) NoSQL
7 5 (3.01%) Riak
7 5 (3.01%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (3.01%) Voldemort
7 5 (3.01%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (1.20%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (1.20%) Big Data
8 2 (1.20%) SQLite
8 2 (1.20%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.20%) Oracle9i Database
8 2 (1.20%) HPCC
9 1 (0.60%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 23 (13.86%) Jenkins
2 18 (10.84%) Maven
3 16 (9.64%) Eclipse
4 14 (8.43%) Hudson
5 13 (7.83%) Ant
6 11 (6.63%) JMeter
7 10 (6.02%) Git (software)
8 9 (5.42%) NetBeans
9 7 (4.22%) Subversion
9 7 (4.22%) IntelliJ
9 7 (4.22%) Gradle
10 6 (3.61%) Selenium
11 5 (3.01%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.60%) Cucumber
General
1 27 (16.27%) Telecoms
2 16 (9.64%) Back Office
3 12 (7.23%) Finance
4 5 (3.01%) Electronics
4 5 (3.01%) Retail
5 3 (1.81%) Welsh Language
6 2 (1.20%) Marketing
6 2 (1.20%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.60%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (13.86%) Developer
2 21 (12.65%) Software Engineer
3 20 (12.05%) NOC Engineer
4 18 (10.84%) Administrator
4 18 (10.84%) Senior NOC Engineer
5 14 (8.43%) Analyst
6 13 (7.83%) Systems Engineer
6 13 (7.83%) Systems Administrator
7 12 (7.23%) Java Developer
7 12 (7.23%) Principal Engineer
8 10 (6.02%) Team Leader
9 9 (5.42%) Security Analyst
10 8 (4.82%) Senior Developer
10 8 (4.82%) Linux Administrator
10 8 (4.82%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 8 (4.82%) Linux Engineer
10 8 (4.82%) Linux Systems Engineer
11 7 (4.22%) PHP Developer
11 7 (4.22%) Support Engineer
12 6 (3.61%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (17.47%) HTML
2 23 (13.86%) Web Services
3 22 (13.25%) CSS
4 16 (9.64%) 802.1X
5 14 (8.43%) Spring
5 14 (8.43%) HTML5
6 12 (7.23%) REST
7 11 (6.63%) J2EE
7 11 (6.63%) RESTful
8 9 (5.42%) Java EE
9 7 (4.22%) SOAP
9 7 (4.22%) Hibernate
10 6 (3.61%) JSF
10 6 (3.61%) Middleware
10 6 (3.61%) EJB
10 6 (3.61%) JPA
10 6 (3.61%) EJB 3.0
11 5 (3.01%) RabbitMQ
11 5 (3.01%) Zend Framework
12 4 (2.41%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 40 (24.10%) Computer Science
2 9 (5.42%) Public Cloud
3 8 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.22%) Data Structures
4 7 (4.22%) Algorithms
5 6 (3.61%) Grid Computing
5 6 (3.61%) Data Centre
6 5 (3.01%) User Experience
6 5 (3.01%) AS400
7 4 (2.41%) EqualLogic
7 4 (2.41%) Enterprise Storage
7 4 (2.41%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (1.81%) iSeries
8 3 (1.81%) Performance Metrics
8 3 (1.81%) Web 2.0
9 2 (1.20%) Clustering
9 2 (1.20%) W3C
9 2 (1.20%) DTV
9 2 (1.20%) LPAR
10 1 (0.60%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 57 (34.34%) Windows
2 52 (31.33%) UNIX
3 18 (10.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (8.43%) Solaris
5 10 (6.02%) AIX
6 9 (5.42%) CentOS
7 8 (4.82%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (4.22%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (3.61%) Android
10 5 (3.01%) Apple iOS
10 5 (3.01%) OS/400
11 4 (2.41%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (1.81%) Mac OS
12 3 (1.81%) Debian
12 3 (1.81%) Ubuntu
13 2 (1.20%) Mac OS X
13 2 (1.20%) HPUX
13 2 (1.20%) FreeBSD
14 1 (0.60%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (21.08%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (15.66%) SDLC
3 22 (13.25%) Scrum
4 17 (10.24%) ITIL
5 15 (9.04%) Software Engineering
5 15 (9.04%) Cyber Security
6 13 (7.83%) TDD
6 13 (7.83%) Functional Programming
7 11 (6.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 11 (6.63%) ETL
8 8 (4.82%) OO
8 8 (4.82%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (4.22%) Integration Testing
9 7 (4.22%) BDD
9 7 (4.22%) Service Delivery
9 7 (4.22%) Network Monitoring
10 6 (3.61%) Continuous Delivery
10 6 (3.61%) Information Security
10 6 (3.61%) Data Analysis
11 5 (3.01%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (32.53%) Java
2 38 (22.89%) Python
3 32 (19.28%) PHP
4 29 (17.47%) JavaScript
5 27 (16.27%) Perl
6 26 (15.66%) C#
6 26 (15.66%) SQL
7 18 (10.84%) C++
7 18 (10.84%) C
8 15 (9.04%) Erlang
8 15 (9.04%) Bash Shell
9 12 (7.23%) Haskell
9 12 (7.23%) Lisp
10 8 (4.82%) Ruby
10 8 (4.82%) Scala
11 5 (3.01%) SystemTap
11 5 (3.01%) Shell Script
11 5 (3.01%) Objective-C
12 3 (1.81%) Embedded C
12 3 (1.81%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 26 (15.66%) Degree
2 23 (13.86%) CCNA
2 23 (13.86%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (3.01%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (1.81%) VCP5
4 3 (1.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (1.20%) CCNP
5 2 (1.20%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.60%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.22%) QA
2 3 (1.81%) SLA
2 3 (1.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (9.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (6.02%) Snort
3 7 (4.22%) Active Directory
3 7 (4.22%) vSphere
4 6 (3.61%) XenApp
5 4 (2.41%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.81%) Docker
6 3 (1.81%) Firmware
7 2 (1.20%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.60%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.60%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 5 (3.01%) Puppet
2 3 (1.81%) Tivoli
2 3 (1.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (1.81%) HP Data Protector
2 3 (1.81%) Rundeck
3 1 (0.60%) yum
3 1 (0.60%) Nagios
3 1 (0.60%) Nessus
3 1 (0.60%) Nmap
3 1 (0.60%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.60%) Ansible
3 1 (0.60%) logstash
3 1 (0.60%) Graphite
Vendors
1 35 (21.08%) Microsoft
2 34 (20.48%) VMware
3 30 (18.07%) Cisco
4 26 (15.66%) Oracle
5 23 (13.86%) Red Hat
6 10 (6.02%) Citrix
7 7 (4.22%) HP
7 7 (4.22%) IBM
8 5 (3.01%) Dell
8 5 (3.01%) Zend
9 4 (2.41%) NetApp
9 4 (2.41%) 3PAR
10 2 (1.20%) SolarWinds
10 2 (1.20%) SAP
11 1 (0.60%) Avaya
11 1 (0.60%) SonicWALL
11 1 (0.60%) Remedy
11 1 (0.60%) Teradata
11 1 (0.60%) Blue Coat
11 1 (0.60%) Brocade
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