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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 19 41 37
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 43 22 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 6.99% 4.44% 3.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.48% 19.13% 23.94%
Number of salaries quoted 37 16 17
Average salary £36,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £30,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,600 £60,000 £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +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 Cardiff region.

Operating Systems Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
151 115 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 24.55% 23.19% 16.59%
Number of salaries quoted 135 102 64
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,700 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 19 December 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 48 (43.64%) Windows
2 46 (41.82%) VMware
3 34 (30.91%) Firewall
4 32 (29.09%) Finance
5 30 (27.27%) SaaS
6 29 (26.36%) TCP/IP
6 29 (26.36%) UNIX
7 28 (25.45%) Microsoft
7 28 (25.45%) VMware Infrastructure
8 27 (24.55%) Java
9 23 (20.91%) Cisco
10 22 (20.00%) SQL Server
10 22 (20.00%) SAN
11 21 (19.09%) Perl
11 21 (19.09%) MySQL
11 21 (19.09%) ITIL
11 21 (19.09%) Clustering
12 19 (17.27%) Spring
13 17 (15.45%) Welsh Language
14 16 (14.55%) Apache
14 16 (14.55%) Red Hat
14 16 (14.55%) PHP
15 15 (13.64%) CentOS
16 14 (12.73%) HP
16 14 (12.73%) Hibernate
17 13 (11.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 13 (11.82%) Agile Software Development
17 13 (11.82%) Python
17 13 (11.82%) HTTP
18 12 (10.91%) C#

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 16 (14.55%) Apache
2 12 (10.91%) Tomcat
2 12 (10.91%) Node.js
3 10 (9.09%) IIS
4 9 (8.18%) MS Exchange
5 8 (7.27%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (5.45%) JBoss
7 4 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (3.64%) IBM HTTP Server
7 4 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (3.64%) WebSphere
8 3 (2.73%) WebLogic
8 3 (2.73%) OpenStack
9 2 (1.82%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.91%) nginx
Applications
1 10 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.82%) MS Project
3 1 (0.91%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 30 (27.27%) SaaS
2 11 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (3.64%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (3.64%) Office 365
5 3 (2.73%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 34 (30.91%) Firewall
2 29 (26.36%) TCP/IP
3 22 (20.00%) SAN
4 13 (11.82%) HTTP
5 11 (10.00%) VLAN
6 10 (9.09%) tcpdump
7 9 (8.18%) Wireshark
8 8 (7.27%) Internet
9 7 (6.36%) NAS
10 6 (5.45%) Intrusion Detection
11 5 (4.55%) DNS
11 5 (4.55%) WAN
12 4 (3.64%) Network Security
13 3 (2.73%) LAN
13 3 (2.73%) VPN
14 2 (1.82%) VoIP
14 2 (1.82%) SSH
15 1 (0.91%) Cisco IPT
15 1 (0.91%) VPLS
15 1 (0.91%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (19.09%) MySQL
3 10 (9.09%) MongoDB
4 8 (7.27%) Hadoop
4 8 (7.27%) CouchDB
4 8 (7.27%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (7.27%) Relational Database
4 8 (7.27%) Big Data
5 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.82%) Riak
6 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.91%) DB2
6 1 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.91%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (10.91%) Git (software)
2 9 (8.18%) Jenkins
3 8 (7.27%) Apache Ivy
3 8 (7.27%) Spock
3 8 (7.27%) Mockito
3 8 (7.27%) Gradle
3 8 (7.27%) JUnit
4 5 (4.55%) Eclipse
5 3 (2.73%) Subversion
6 1 (0.91%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.91%) PowerBuilder
6 1 (0.91%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.91%) ClearCase
General
1 32 (29.09%) Finance
2 17 (15.45%) Welsh Language
3 2 (1.82%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.91%) Billing
4 1 (0.91%) French Language
4 1 (0.91%) German Language
4 1 (0.91%) Italian Language
4 1 (0.91%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 27 (24.55%) Developer
2 16 (14.55%) Systems Engineer
3 15 (13.64%) Java Developer
4 12 (10.91%) Linux Engineer
5 11 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
5 11 (10.00%) Administrator
6 10 (9.09%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 10 (9.09%) Analyst
7 9 (8.18%) Support Engineer
7 9 (8.18%) Systems Administrator
7 9 (8.18%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 8 (7.27%) UNIX Administrator
8 8 (7.27%) 3rd Line Support
8 8 (7.27%) Architect
9 7 (6.36%) UNIX Systems Administrator
10 6 (5.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (5.45%) Security Analyst
10 6 (5.45%) Senior Developer
10 6 (5.45%) Linux Support
10 6 (5.45%) Linux Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (17.27%) Spring
2 14 (12.73%) Hibernate
3 12 (10.91%) LAMP
3 12 (10.91%) HTML5
3 12 (10.91%) HTML
4 10 (9.09%) Web Services
5 9 (8.18%) jQuery
6 8 (7.27%) Apache Cordova
6 8 (7.27%) D3.js
6 8 (7.27%) Yii
6 8 (7.27%) REST
6 8 (7.27%) Grails
7 6 (5.45%) JSP
7 6 (5.45%) .NET
7 6 (5.45%) Java EE
7 6 (5.45%) JAX-WS
7 6 (5.45%) JPA
8 5 (4.55%) JSON
9 4 (3.64%) CSS
9 4 (3.64%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 21 (19.09%) Clustering
2 6 (5.45%) Computer Science
2 6 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.45%) HACMP
2 6 (5.45%) Performance Metrics
3 4 (3.64%) AS400
4 3 (2.73%) User Experience
4 3 (2.73%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.82%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.82%) Grid Computing
5 2 (1.82%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 48 (43.64%) Windows
2 29 (26.36%) UNIX
3 15 (13.64%) CentOS
4 12 (10.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (10.91%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (9.09%) Debian
6 9 (8.18%) AIX
7 8 (7.27%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (6.36%) Solaris
9 4 (3.64%) OS/400
9 4 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (1.82%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.82%) Android
11 1 (0.91%) SUSE
11 1 (0.91%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (19.09%) ITIL
2 13 (11.82%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (9.09%) Incident Management
3 10 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (8.18%) Web Development
4 9 (8.18%) TDD
5 8 (7.27%) Configuration Management
5 8 (7.27%) OO
5 8 (7.27%) Release Management
5 8 (7.27%) Microservices
6 6 (5.45%) Resilience Testing
6 6 (5.45%) Load Balancing
6 6 (5.45%) Time Management
7 5 (4.55%) Strategic Planning
7 5 (4.55%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (3.64%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (3.64%) Software Engineering
9 3 (2.73%) Data Modelling
9 3 (2.73%) Service Management
9 3 (2.73%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 27 (24.55%) Java
2 21 (19.09%) Perl
3 16 (14.55%) PHP
4 13 (11.82%) Python
5 12 (10.91%) C#
6 9 (8.18%) SQL
7 8 (7.27%) Groovy
8 7 (6.36%) Ruby
9 6 (5.45%) C++
9 6 (5.45%) JavaScript
10 5 (4.55%) Erlang
10 5 (4.55%) Bash Shell
11 4 (3.64%) PowerShell
12 3 (2.73%) C
12 3 (2.73%) ECMAScript
13 1 (0.91%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.91%) PHP5
13 1 (0.91%) VC++
13 1 (0.91%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (11.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 10 (9.09%) RHCE
3 9 (8.18%) CCNA
3 9 (8.18%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (8.18%) Degree
4 6 (5.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (5.45%) IBM AIX Certification
4 6 (5.45%) MCITP
5 4 (3.64%) VCP5
6 3 (2.73%) CCNP
6 3 (2.73%) CEH
7 2 (1.82%) CISSP
7 2 (1.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (1.82%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.82%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.91%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.82%) QA
2 1 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 28 (25.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (8.18%) Nmap
3 8 (7.27%) XenServer
4 7 (6.36%) Active Directory
5 6 (5.45%) PowerHA
6 3 (2.73%) KVM
7 2 (1.82%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.82%) Xen
7 2 (1.82%) vSphere
8 1 (0.91%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.91%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 12 (10.91%) Nessus
2 9 (8.18%) Nagios
3 7 (6.36%) Puppet
4 6 (5.45%) NetBackup
5 5 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.82%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (1.82%) Tivoli
6 2 (1.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.91%) Ansible
Vendors
1 46 (41.82%) VMware
2 28 (25.45%) Microsoft
3 23 (20.91%) Cisco
4 16 (14.55%) Red Hat
5 14 (12.73%) HP
6 11 (10.00%) IBM
7 6 (5.45%) Dell
7 6 (5.45%) Citrix
7 6 (5.45%) Veritas
7 6 (5.45%) 3PAR
8 5 (4.55%) Google
9 4 (3.64%) Oracle
10 3 (2.73%) Juniper
11 1 (0.91%) Informatica
11 1 (0.91%) NetApp
11 1 (0.91%) Zend
11 1 (0.91%) Teradata
11 1 (0.91%) Blue Coat
11 1 (0.91%) Sybase
11 1 (0.91%) Avaya
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