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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 15 25 28
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 62 36 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 9.66% 7.27% 7.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.80% 34.29% 42.42%
Number of salaries quoted 48 29 36
Average salary £35,500 £33,500 £26,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.97% +25.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,050 £46,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%
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
164 105 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 25.55% 21.21% 18.33%
Number of salaries quoted 139 93 89
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £50,000
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 30 March 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 54 (51.92%) Windows
2 37 (35.58%) VMware
3 34 (32.69%) Finance
4 29 (27.88%) Microsoft
5 28 (26.92%) HTTP
6 26 (25.00%) MySQL
7 24 (23.08%) Firewall
8 23 (22.12%) Windows Server 2003
8 23 (22.12%) UNIX
9 22 (21.15%) SaaS
10 21 (20.19%) SQL Server
10 21 (20.19%) Java
11 19 (18.27%) IBM
11 19 (18.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 18 (17.31%) Apache
12 18 (17.31%) Windows Server 2012
13 17 (16.35%) JavaScript
13 17 (16.35%) Perl
13 17 (16.35%) TCP/IP
14 16 (15.38%) OS/400
14 16 (15.38%) HTML
14 16 (15.38%) CSS
14 16 (15.38%) AS400
14 16 (15.38%) IBM HTTP Server
14 16 (15.38%) WebSphere
14 16 (15.38%) CentOS
14 16 (15.38%) VCP5
15 13 (12.50%) Tomcat
15 13 (12.50%) C++
16 12 (11.54%) Web Services

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 18 (17.31%) Apache
2 16 (15.38%) IBM HTTP Server
2 16 (15.38%) WebSphere
3 13 (12.50%) Tomcat
4 7 (6.73%) MS Exchange
4 7 (6.73%) IIS
5 6 (5.77%) JBoss
5 6 (5.77%) Node.js
6 5 (4.81%) WebLogic
6 5 (4.81%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (4.81%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (3.85%) nginx
8 2 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.92%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.88%) MS Office
3 2 (1.92%) MS Project
4 1 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.96%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 22 (21.15%) SaaS
2 6 (5.77%) GitHub
3 2 (1.92%) Office 365
3 2 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (26.92%) HTTP
2 24 (23.08%) Firewall
3 17 (16.35%) TCP/IP
4 10 (9.62%) SAN
5 6 (5.77%) DNS
6 5 (4.81%) WAN
6 5 (4.81%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (4.81%) VLAN
7 4 (3.85%) SSH
7 4 (3.85%) tcpdump
7 4 (3.85%) RFID
8 3 (2.88%) VPN
8 3 (2.88%) Internet
8 3 (2.88%) LAN
8 3 (2.88%) VoIP
8 3 (2.88%) Wireshark
8 3 (2.88%) Network Security
9 2 (1.92%) LDAP
10 1 (0.96%) Broadband
10 1 (0.96%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (25.00%) MySQL
2 21 (20.19%) SQL Server
3 6 (5.77%) MongoDB
4 5 (4.81%) Oracle Database
5 4 (3.85%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.85%) Big Data
5 4 (3.85%) SQLite
6 3 (2.88%) CouchDB
6 3 (2.88%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.88%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (2.88%) Couchbase
7 2 (1.92%) HPCC
7 2 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.96%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 9 (8.65%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.88%) Subversion
3 1 (0.96%) JUnit
3 1 (0.96%) Jenkins
General
1 34 (32.69%) Finance
2 7 (6.73%) Welsh Language
3 4 (3.85%) Electronics
4 3 (2.88%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.96%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 23 (22.12%) Developer
2 18 (17.31%) 3rd Line Support
3 14 (13.46%) Analyst
4 13 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
5 9 (8.65%) Linux Engineer
6 8 (7.69%) Senior Developer
6 8 (7.69%) Java Developer
7 7 (6.73%) Administrator
7 7 (6.73%) PHP Developer
7 7 (6.73%) Linux Systems Engineer
8 6 (5.77%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 6 (5.77%) Linux Administrator
8 6 (5.77%) Security Analyst
8 6 (5.77%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (4.81%) UI Developer
9 5 (4.81%) UI Programmer
10 4 (3.85%) Software Manager
10 4 (3.85%) UNIX Administrator
10 4 (3.85%) Architect
10 4 (3.85%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (15.38%) HTML
1 16 (15.38%) CSS
2 12 (11.54%) Web Services
3 9 (8.65%) .NET
3 9 (8.65%) HTML5
4 8 (7.69%) Spring
5 6 (5.77%) Ember.js
5 6 (5.77%) AngularJS
5 6 (5.77%) Zend Framework
6 5 (4.81%) jQuery
6 5 (4.81%) JAX-WS
6 5 (4.81%) JPA
6 5 (4.81%) Java EE
6 5 (4.81%) JSON
6 5 (4.81%) JSP
6 5 (4.81%) LAMP
6 5 (4.81%) Hibernate
6 5 (4.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (4.81%) CSS3
6 5 (4.81%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.38%) AS400
2 11 (10.58%) Clustering
3 10 (9.62%) Computer Science
4 7 (6.73%) Public Cloud
5 5 (4.81%) User Experience
6 4 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.85%) Performance Metrics
6 4 (3.85%) Life Science
6 4 (3.85%) Web 2.0
7 2 (1.92%) HACMP
7 2 (1.92%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.96%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.96%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.96%) iSeries
8 1 (0.96%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.96%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 54 (51.92%) Windows
2 23 (22.12%) UNIX
2 23 (22.12%) Windows Server 2003
3 18 (17.31%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (15.38%) OS/400
4 16 (15.38%) CentOS
5 12 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (4.81%) Debian
6 5 (4.81%) Solaris
7 4 (3.85%) Mac OS
8 3 (2.88%) AIX
9 2 (1.92%) Android
9 2 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (9.62%) ITIL
1 10 (9.62%) MVC
2 9 (8.65%) OO
3 8 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (6.73%) Incident Management
4 7 (6.73%) Load Balancing
4 7 (6.73%) Systems Analysis
5 6 (5.77%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (5.77%) People Management
5 6 (5.77%) Configuration Management
5 6 (5.77%) OOP
6 5 (4.81%) Validation
6 5 (4.81%) Scrum
6 5 (4.81%) Data Modelling
6 5 (4.81%) Software Architecture
7 4 (3.85%) BDD
7 4 (3.85%) Build Automation
7 4 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (3.85%) Product Management
7 4 (3.85%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (20.19%) Java
2 17 (16.35%) JavaScript
2 17 (16.35%) Perl
3 13 (12.50%) C++
4 10 (9.62%) PHP
4 10 (9.62%) SQL
4 10 (9.62%) Python
5 8 (7.69%) C
5 8 (7.69%) Ruby
6 7 (6.73%) Bash Shell
7 6 (5.77%) C#
8 5 (4.81%) PHP5
9 4 (3.85%) Embedded C
9 4 (3.85%) Embedded C++
10 3 (2.88%) ECMAScript
11 2 (1.92%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.92%) Erlang
12 1 (0.96%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (18.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 16 (15.38%) VCP5
3 5 (4.81%) CCNA
3 5 (4.81%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.85%) Degree
5 3 (2.88%) CISSP
5 3 (2.88%) RHCE
6 2 (1.92%) IBM AIX Certification
6 2 (1.92%) Security+ Certification
6 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.92%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.92%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.92%) MCITP
6 2 (1.92%) CCNP
6 2 (1.92%) CEH
7 1 (0.96%) CISMP
7 1 (0.96%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.96%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.81%) QA
2 3 (2.88%) SLA
3 1 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (9.62%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.85%) Firmware
4 3 (2.88%) XenServer
4 3 (2.88%) vSphere
4 3 (2.88%) iptables
5 2 (1.92%) PowerHA
5 2 (1.92%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.96%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.96%) Snort
6 1 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.96%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.96%) KVM
Systems Management
1 5 (4.81%) Puppet
2 4 (3.85%) Nessus
3 3 (2.88%) Nmap
3 3 (2.88%) Nagios
4 2 (1.92%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.92%) yum
4 2 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.96%) Ansible
Vendors
1 37 (35.58%) VMware
2 29 (27.88%) Microsoft
3 19 (18.27%) IBM
4 11 (10.58%) Red Hat
5 9 (8.65%) Cisco
6 8 (7.69%) Oracle
7 7 (6.73%) Zend
8 5 (4.81%) Sybase
9 3 (2.88%) HP
10 2 (1.92%) Dell
10 2 (1.92%) Citrix
10 2 (1.92%) Juniper
10 2 (1.92%) Teradata
10 2 (1.92%) Blue Coat
10 2 (1.92%) 3PAR
10 2 (1.92%) Veritas
11 1 (0.96%) Verint
11 1 (0.96%) Google
11 1 (0.96%) Informatica
11 1 (0.96%) Remedy
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
Linc Cymru
Salary: Good employment conditions
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
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Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Flexi Time & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff
IntaPeople
Salary: £0 - £40000 per annum
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Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £50000 - £57000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £30000 - £37500 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff
IntaPeople
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago