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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 22 14 45
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +31
Permanent jobs citing Linux 67 81 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 8.46% 11.79% 3.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.22% 41.33% 21.35%
Number of salaries quoted 57 76 17
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £40,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
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
185 196 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 23.36% 28.53% 16.36%
Number of salaries quoted 143 173 75
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,980 £50,750 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 2 July 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 56 (42.42%) Windows
2 36 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 36 (27.27%) VMware
3 32 (24.24%) Java
4 31 (23.48%) UNIX
5 30 (22.73%) MySQL
6 27 (20.45%) Computer Science
7 26 (19.70%) PHP
8 24 (18.18%) Firewall
8 24 (18.18%) Perl
9 23 (17.42%) JavaScript
9 23 (17.42%) HTML
9 23 (17.42%) HTTP
9 23 (17.42%) TCP/IP
10 22 (16.67%) MS Excel
10 22 (16.67%) Web Services
10 22 (16.67%) Finance
11 21 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
11 21 (15.91%) CSS
11 21 (15.91%) Apache
11 21 (15.91%) Python
11 21 (15.91%) SaaS
12 20 (15.15%) Amazon AWS
12 20 (15.15%) SDLC
12 20 (15.15%) Cisco
13 19 (14.39%) Oracle
14 18 (13.64%) SQL Server
14 18 (13.64%) SQL
14 18 (13.64%) C#
14 18 (13.64%) C++

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 (15.91%) Apache
2 10 (7.58%) Tomcat
2 10 (7.58%) IBM HTTP Server
2 10 (7.58%) WebSphere
3 9 (6.82%) IIS
4 6 (4.55%) MS Exchange
4 6 (4.55%) nginx
5 5 (3.79%) JBoss
6 4 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (3.03%) WebLogic
6 4 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (2.27%) Node.js
7 3 (2.27%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.76%) OpenStack
Applications
1 22 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 11 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 21 (15.91%) SaaS
2 20 (15.15%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (7.58%) GitHub
4 5 (3.79%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.52%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.76%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.76%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 24 (18.18%) Firewall
2 23 (17.42%) HTTP
2 23 (17.42%) TCP/IP
3 13 (9.85%) DHCP
4 12 (9.09%) SNMP
5 11 (8.33%) Ethernet
5 11 (8.33%) Broadband
5 11 (8.33%) OSPF
5 11 (8.33%) BGP
5 11 (8.33%) VRRP
5 11 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
6 9 (6.82%) 802.11
6 9 (6.82%) GPON
7 7 (5.30%) SAN
7 7 (5.30%) Internet
8 6 (4.55%) tcpdump
8 6 (4.55%) SSH
9 5 (3.79%) DNS
10 4 (3.03%) RFID
10 4 (3.03%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (22.73%) MySQL
2 18 (13.64%) SQL Server
3 12 (9.09%) MongoDB
4 10 (7.58%) Oracle Database
5 7 (5.30%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (4.55%) NoSQL
7 4 (3.03%) Big Data
7 4 (3.03%) SQLite
7 4 (3.03%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.27%) HPCC
8 3 (2.27%) CouchDB
8 3 (2.27%) Couchbase
8 3 (2.27%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (1.52%) Voldemort
9 2 (1.52%) Riak
9 2 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.76%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.76%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 13 (9.85%) Jenkins
2 11 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 9 (6.82%) Maven
4 8 (6.06%) Hudson
5 7 (5.30%) JMeter
5 7 (5.30%) Eclipse
6 5 (3.79%) NetBeans
7 4 (3.03%) Subversion
7 4 (3.03%) Ant
8 3 (2.27%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.52%) Gradle
9 2 (1.52%) IntelliJ
9 2 (1.52%) Selenium
10 1 (0.76%) JUnit
General
1 22 (16.67%) Finance
2 12 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 9 (6.82%) Back Office
4 4 (3.03%) Electronics
5 3 (2.27%) Retail
5 3 (2.27%) Welsh Language
6 1 (0.76%) Advertising
6 1 (0.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (19.70%) Developer
2 13 (9.85%) Analyst
2 13 (9.85%) Systems Engineer
3 12 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
3 12 (9.09%) NOC Engineer
4 11 (8.33%) Senior NOC Engineer
4 11 (8.33%) PHP Developer
5 9 (6.82%) Java Developer
6 7 (5.30%) Administrator
6 7 (5.30%) Security Analyst
6 7 (5.30%) Senior Developer
6 7 (5.30%) Linux Engineer
7 6 (4.55%) Team Leader
7 6 (4.55%) Linux Systems Engineer
8 5 (3.79%) ScrumMaster
8 5 (3.79%) Principal Engineer
8 5 (3.79%) Architect
8 5 (3.79%) Software Engineer
9 4 (3.03%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (3.03%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (17.42%) HTML
2 22 (16.67%) Web Services
3 21 (15.91%) CSS
4 10 (7.58%) HTML5
5 8 (6.06%) Zend Framework
5 8 (6.06%) REST
5 8 (6.06%) Spring
6 7 (5.30%) jQuery
6 7 (5.30%) RESTful
7 6 (4.55%) Java EE
8 5 (3.79%) SOAP
8 5 (3.79%) .NET
8 5 (3.79%) J2EE
8 5 (3.79%) RabbitMQ
9 4 (3.03%) Ajax
9 4 (3.03%) LAMP
10 3 (2.27%) Hibernate
10 3 (2.27%) ActiveMQ
10 3 (2.27%) JSON
10 3 (2.27%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 27 (20.45%) Computer Science
2 10 (7.58%) AS400
2 10 (7.58%) Public Cloud
3 9 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.79%) Data Structures
4 5 (3.79%) Algorithms
4 5 (3.79%) User Experience
5 4 (3.03%) Performance Metrics
5 4 (3.03%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.03%) Grid Computing
5 4 (3.03%) Clustering
5 4 (3.03%) Web 2.0
5 4 (3.03%) Life Science
6 3 (2.27%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (2.27%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.52%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.52%) iSeries
8 1 (0.76%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.76%) W3C
8 1 (0.76%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 56 (42.42%) Windows
2 31 (23.48%) UNIX
3 15 (11.36%) CentOS
3 15 (11.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (11.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (9.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (7.58%) OS/400
6 9 (6.82%) Solaris
7 8 (6.06%) AIX
8 4 (3.03%) Mac OS
9 3 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (2.27%) Debian
10 2 (1.52%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.52%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.76%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (15.15%) SDLC
3 17 (12.88%) ITIL
4 15 (11.36%) Scrum
5 11 (8.33%) MVC
5 11 (8.33%) OO
6 9 (6.82%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 8 (6.06%) TDD
7 8 (6.06%) Systems Analysis
7 8 (6.06%) ETL
8 7 (5.30%) Validation
8 7 (5.30%) Incident Management
8 7 (5.30%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (4.55%) BDD
9 6 (4.55%) People Management
9 6 (4.55%) Network Monitoring
9 6 (4.55%) DevOps
9 6 (4.55%) Penetration Testing
9 6 (4.55%) Automated Testing
9 6 (4.55%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 32 (24.24%) Java
2 26 (19.70%) PHP
3 24 (18.18%) Perl
4 23 (17.42%) JavaScript
5 21 (15.91%) Python
6 18 (13.64%) SQL
6 18 (13.64%) C#
6 18 (13.64%) C++
7 13 (9.85%) C
8 12 (9.09%) Bash Shell
9 10 (7.58%) Ruby
10 8 (6.06%) Erlang
11 6 (4.55%) PHP5
12 4 (3.03%) Haskell
12 4 (3.03%) Embedded C
12 4 (3.03%) Embedded C++
12 4 (3.03%) Lisp
13 3 (2.27%) Scala
14 2 (1.52%) SystemTap
14 2 (1.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (12.12%) CCNA
1 16 (12.12%) Cisco Certification
1 16 (12.12%) Degree
2 12 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 10 (7.58%) VCP5
4 5 (3.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (2.27%) CISSP
6 2 (1.52%) Security+ Certification
6 2 (1.52%) CCNP
6 2 (1.52%) CEH
7 1 (0.76%) GCIA
7 1 (0.76%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.76%) RHCE
7 1 (0.76%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.30%) QA
2 6 (4.55%) SLA
3 3 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (7.58%) Active Directory
3 5 (3.79%) XenApp
3 5 (3.79%) Snort
4 4 (3.03%) Firmware
5 3 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.52%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.52%) vSphere
7 1 (0.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (6.06%) Puppet
2 3 (2.27%) HP Data Protector
2 3 (2.27%) Tivoli
2 3 (2.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (1.52%) yum
3 2 (1.52%) Ansible
4 1 (0.76%) logstash
4 1 (0.76%) Graphite
4 1 (0.76%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.76%) Nagios
4 1 (0.76%) Nessus
4 1 (0.76%) Nmap
Vendors
1 36 (27.27%) Microsoft
1 36 (27.27%) VMware
2 20 (15.15%) Cisco
3 19 (14.39%) Oracle
4 15 (11.36%) Red Hat
5 13 (9.85%) IBM
6 9 (6.82%) Citrix
6 9 (6.82%) Zend
7 6 (4.55%) HP
8 5 (3.79%) Sybase
9 3 (2.27%) NetApp
9 3 (2.27%) 3PAR
10 2 (1.52%) SolarWinds
10 2 (1.52%) Blue Coat
11 1 (0.76%) Brocade
11 1 (0.76%) SonicWALL
11 1 (0.76%) Remedy
11 1 (0.76%) Teradata
11 1 (0.76%) Dell
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