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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 31 25 32
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Permanent jobs citing Linux 43 26 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 6.47% 6.62% 5.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.06% 32.50% 36.62%
Number of salaries quoted 37 20 22
Average salary £40,000 £34,250 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.78% +31.73%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.56%
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
165 80 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 24.81% 20.36% 15.74%
Number of salaries quoted 146 69 63
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £52,500
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 January 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 50 (54.95%) Windows
2 30 (32.97%) VMware
3 26 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 25 (27.47%) Finance
5 24 (26.37%) Firewall
6 23 (25.27%) MySQL
7 22 (24.18%) SQL Server
7 22 (24.18%) Java
7 22 (24.18%) Clustering
8 21 (23.08%) SAN
8 21 (23.08%) TCP/IP
9 18 (19.78%) Apache
10 17 (18.68%) Cisco
10 17 (18.68%) Windows Server 2003
11 16 (17.58%) IBM
11 16 (17.58%) SaaS
12 15 (16.48%) HTML5
12 15 (16.48%) HTTP
12 15 (16.48%) HTML
13 14 (15.38%) Red Hat
13 14 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
13 14 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 13 (14.29%) Git (software)
14 13 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
14 13 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 13 (14.29%) Spring
14 13 (14.29%) Hibernate
14 13 (14.29%) Tomcat
14 13 (14.29%) ITIL
15 12 (13.19%) Node.js

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (19.78%) Apache
2 13 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 12 (13.19%) Node.js
4 9 (9.89%) WebSphere
4 9 (9.89%) IBM HTTP Server
4 9 (9.89%) IIS
5 8 (8.79%) MS Exchange
6 7 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (6.59%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (6.59%) JBoss
8 5 (5.49%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (5.49%) WebLogic
9 4 (4.40%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (2.20%) OpenStack
11 1 (1.10%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (6.59%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.20%) MS Project
2 2 (2.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 16 (17.58%) SaaS
2 7 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (5.49%) GitHub
4 4 (4.40%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (4.40%) Office 365
5 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (26.37%) Firewall
2 21 (23.08%) SAN
2 21 (23.08%) TCP/IP
3 15 (16.48%) HTTP
4 7 (7.69%) NAS
5 6 (6.59%) DNS
5 6 (6.59%) Internet
6 5 (5.49%) SSH
6 5 (5.49%) WAN
7 4 (4.40%) VLAN
7 4 (4.40%) Network Security
7 4 (4.40%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (3.30%) Wireshark
8 3 (3.30%) tcpdump
8 3 (3.30%) LAN
8 3 (3.30%) VPN
9 2 (2.20%) VoIP
10 1 (1.10%) IP Telephony
10 1 (1.10%) Cisco IPT
10 1 (1.10%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (25.27%) MySQL
2 22 (24.18%) SQL Server
3 11 (12.09%) MongoDB
4 6 (6.59%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (6.59%) Hadoop
4 6 (6.59%) CouchDB
5 3 (3.30%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (3.30%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.20%) Big Data
7 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.10%) SQLPlus
7 1 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.10%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 6 (6.59%) Apache Ivy
2 6 (6.59%) Spock
2 6 (6.59%) JUnit
2 6 (6.59%) Mockito
2 6 (6.59%) Gradle
2 6 (6.59%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.30%) Subversion
General
1 25 (27.47%) Finance
2 7 (7.69%) Welsh Language
3 2 (2.20%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (26.37%) Developer
2 12 (13.19%) 3rd Line Support
3 11 (12.09%) Linux Engineer
4 10 (10.99%) Senior Developer
4 10 (10.99%) Systems Engineer
4 10 (10.99%) Architect
5 9 (9.89%) Analyst
5 9 (9.89%) Java Developer
6 8 (8.79%) Support Engineer
7 6 (6.59%) Administrator
7 6 (6.59%) Linux Support Engineer
7 6 (6.59%) Storage Architect
7 6 (6.59%) AIX Engineer
7 6 (6.59%) Linux Administrator
7 6 (6.59%) Linux Support
8 5 (5.49%) Senior Linux Engineer
8 5 (5.49%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 5 (5.49%) UI Programmer
8 5 (5.49%) UI Developer
8 5 (5.49%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (16.48%) HTML5
1 15 (16.48%) HTML
2 13 (14.29%) Spring
2 13 (14.29%) Hibernate
3 10 (10.99%) jQuery
4 9 (9.89%) CSS
5 8 (8.79%) Web Services
6 7 (7.69%) Java EE
6 7 (7.69%) JAX-WS
6 7 (7.69%) JPA
6 7 (7.69%) .NET
6 7 (7.69%) JSP
7 6 (6.59%) Apache Cordova
7 6 (6.59%) REST
7 6 (6.59%) Ember.js
7 6 (6.59%) AngularJS
7 6 (6.59%) Yii
7 6 (6.59%) D3.js
7 6 (6.59%) Grails
8 5 (5.49%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 22 (24.18%) Clustering
2 9 (9.89%) AS400
3 6 (6.59%) HACMP
4 5 (5.49%) User Experience
5 4 (4.40%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (2.20%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.20%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.10%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 50 (54.95%) Windows
2 17 (18.68%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (12.09%) CentOS
5 11 (12.09%) UNIX
6 9 (9.89%) OS/400
7 7 (7.69%) AIX
8 4 (4.40%) Solaris
8 4 (4.40%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (3.30%) Debian
10 2 (2.20%) Android
11 1 (1.10%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (14.29%) ITIL
2 10 (10.99%) Web Development
3 8 (8.79%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (7.69%) TDD
4 7 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (7.69%) OO
5 6 (6.59%) Microservices
5 6 (6.59%) Release Management
5 6 (6.59%) Incident Management
6 5 (5.49%) Load Balancing
6 5 (5.49%) Software Architecture
6 5 (5.49%) Time Management
6 5 (5.49%) Configuration Management
6 5 (5.49%) Data Modelling
6 5 (5.49%) OOP
7 4 (4.40%) Resilience Testing
7 4 (4.40%) MVC
8 3 (3.30%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (3.30%) Service Management
9 2 (2.20%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 22 (24.18%) Java
2 11 (12.09%) PHP
3 10 (10.99%) JavaScript
3 10 (10.99%) Perl
4 9 (9.89%) C#
5 6 (6.59%) Python
5 6 (6.59%) Groovy
5 6 (6.59%) Ruby
6 5 (5.49%) SQL
7 4 (4.40%) Bash Shell
7 4 (4.40%) PHP5
8 3 (3.30%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.30%) ECMAScript
9 2 (2.20%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.20%) C++
10 1 (1.10%) Erlang
10 1 (1.10%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 9 (9.89%) VCP5
3 7 (7.69%) CCNA
3 7 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (6.59%) RHCE
4 6 (6.59%) IBM AIX Certification
5 4 (4.40%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (4.40%) MCITP
6 3 (3.30%) CEH
6 3 (3.30%) CCNP
7 2 (2.20%) CISSP
7 2 (2.20%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.20%) Security Cleared
7 2 (2.20%) Degree
8 1 (1.10%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.20%) SLA
2 1 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.10%) QA
System Software
1 14 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (7.69%) XenServer
3 6 (6.59%) Active Directory
3 6 (6.59%) PowerHA
4 3 (3.30%) Nmap
4 3 (3.30%) vSphere
5 2 (2.20%) KVM
5 2 (2.20%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.10%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.10%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (7.69%) Puppet
2 6 (6.59%) NetBackup
2 6 (6.59%) Nessus
3 4 (4.40%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (3.30%) Nagios
5 2 (2.20%) Ansible
Vendors
1 30 (32.97%) VMware
2 26 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 17 (18.68%) Cisco
4 16 (17.58%) IBM
5 14 (15.38%) Red Hat
6 10 (10.99%) HP
7 6 (6.59%) Oracle
7 6 (6.59%) Veritas
8 4 (4.40%) Dell
8 4 (4.40%) Citrix
8 4 (4.40%) 3PAR
8 4 (4.40%) Zend
8 4 (4.40%) Google
9 3 (3.30%) Juniper
10 1 (1.10%) Blue Coat
10 1 (1.10%) Verint
10 1 (1.10%) Rackspace
10 1 (1.10%) Teradata
10 1 (1.10%) Remedy
10 1 (1.10%) Informatica
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