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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 19 12 49
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +37
Permanent jobs citing Linux 83 88 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 10.06% 13.04% 2.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.29% 45.36% 13.68%
Number of salaries quoted 71 79 11
Average salary £37,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.82% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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
206 194 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 24.97% 28.74% 17.72%
Number of salaries quoted 172 172 80
Average salary £35,500 £33,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.57% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,448 £52,500 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 31 July 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 31 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 55 (36.67%) Windows
2 43 (28.67%) Java
3 38 (25.33%) UNIX
4 37 (24.67%) Microsoft
5 36 (24.00%) VMware
6 33 (22.00%) Computer Science
7 30 (20.00%) PHP
8 29 (19.33%) MySQL
8 29 (19.33%) Agile Software Development
9 27 (18.00%) Perl
9 27 (18.00%) Web Services
9 27 (18.00%) Firewall
10 25 (16.67%) Cisco
10 25 (16.67%) TCP/IP
10 25 (16.67%) MS Excel
11 24 (16.00%) Python
11 24 (16.00%) JavaScript
11 24 (16.00%) HTML
11 24 (16.00%) SDLC
12 23 (15.33%) Amazon AWS
12 23 (15.33%) SaaS
12 23 (15.33%) C#
13 22 (14.67%) Oracle
13 22 (14.67%) Degree
14 21 (14.00%) SQL
15 20 (13.33%) CSS
15 20 (13.33%) HTTP
15 20 (13.33%) CCNA
15 20 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
16 19 (12.67%) Red Hat

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 19 (12.67%) Apache
2 10 (6.67%) JBoss
3 9 (6.00%) Tomcat
4 8 (5.33%) IIS
4 8 (5.33%) WebSphere
5 7 (4.67%) IBM HTTP Server
6 6 (4.00%) nginx
7 5 (3.33%) MS Exchange
8 3 (2.00%) WebLogic
8 3 (2.00%) SharePoint
8 3 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (2.00%) Node.js
8 3 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (1.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.67%) SAS
10 1 (0.67%) Mule
10 1 (0.67%) OpenStack
Applications
1 25 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 15 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 23 (15.33%) Amazon AWS
1 23 (15.33%) SaaS
2 10 (6.67%) GitHub
3 6 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (2.67%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (2.00%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.67%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 27 (18.00%) Firewall
2 25 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 20 (13.33%) HTTP
4 17 (11.33%) DHCP
5 16 (10.67%) SNMP
6 15 (10.00%) Ethernet
6 15 (10.00%) Broadband
6 15 (10.00%) OSPF
6 15 (10.00%) BGP
6 15 (10.00%) VRRP
7 14 (9.33%) Intrusion Detection
8 13 (8.67%) GPON
8 13 (8.67%) 802.11
9 11 (7.33%) SAN
10 7 (4.67%) Internet
10 7 (4.67%) tcpdump
11 5 (3.33%) VLAN
12 4 (2.67%) SSH
12 4 (2.67%) DNS
12 4 (2.67%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (19.33%) MySQL
2 15 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 11 (7.33%) MongoDB
4 8 (5.33%) Oracle Database
5 7 (4.67%) NoSQL
5 7 (4.67%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (2.67%) SQLite
6 4 (2.67%) Big Data
6 4 (2.67%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.67%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (2.00%) HPCC
7 3 (2.00%) Couchbase
7 3 (2.00%) Voldemort
7 3 (2.00%) Riak
7 3 (2.00%) CouchDB
7 3 (2.00%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.67%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 19 (12.67%) Jenkins
2 14 (9.33%) Maven
3 13 (8.67%) Hudson
4 12 (8.00%) Eclipse
5 11 (7.33%) JMeter
5 11 (7.33%) Git (software)
6 9 (6.00%) NetBeans
6 9 (6.00%) Ant
7 6 (4.00%) Subversion
7 6 (4.00%) Selenium
8 4 (2.67%) TeamCity
9 3 (2.00%) IntelliJ
9 3 (2.00%) Gradle
10 1 (0.67%) JUnit
General
1 18 (12.00%) Telecoms
2 17 (11.33%) Finance
3 13 (8.67%) Back Office
4 5 (3.33%) Retail
5 4 (2.67%) Electronics
6 3 (2.00%) Welsh Language
7 1 (0.67%) Advertising
7 1 (0.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (18.00%) Developer
2 17 (11.33%) NOC Engineer
3 15 (10.00%) Senior NOC Engineer
4 14 (9.33%) Analyst
4 14 (9.33%) Systems Engineer
5 13 (8.67%) Java Developer
6 10 (6.67%) Software Engineer
7 9 (6.00%) PHP Developer
7 9 (6.00%) Administrator
7 9 (6.00%) 3rd Line Support
7 9 (6.00%) Principal Engineer
8 8 (5.33%) Linux Systems Engineer
8 8 (5.33%) Security Analyst
8 8 (5.33%) Senior Developer
8 8 (5.33%) Linux Engineer
9 7 (4.67%) Team Leader
10 6 (4.00%) Senior Java Developer
11 5 (3.33%) UNIX Administrator
11 5 (3.33%) Systems Administrator
11 5 (3.33%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (18.00%) Web Services
2 24 (16.00%) HTML
3 20 (13.33%) CSS
4 13 (8.67%) Spring
4 13 (8.67%) 802.1X
5 11 (7.33%) REST
6 10 (6.67%) HTML5
6 10 (6.67%) Java EE
7 8 (5.33%) SOAP
7 8 (5.33%) RESTful
8 7 (4.67%) JPA
8 7 (4.67%) J2EE
9 6 (4.00%) EJB
9 6 (4.00%) Zend Framework
9 6 (4.00%) JSF
9 6 (4.00%) EJB 3.0
10 5 (3.33%) RabbitMQ
10 5 (3.33%) jQuery
10 5 (3.33%) .NET
10 5 (3.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 33 (22.00%) Computer Science
2 11 (7.33%) Public Cloud
3 10 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.67%) AS400
5 6 (4.00%) Data Structures
5 6 (4.00%) Algorithms
5 6 (4.00%) Data Centre
6 5 (3.33%) User Experience
7 4 (2.67%) Performance Metrics
7 4 (2.67%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (2.67%) Web 2.0
7 4 (2.67%) Enterprise Storage
7 4 (2.67%) Grid Computing
7 4 (2.67%) Life Science
8 2 (1.33%) iSeries
8 2 (1.33%) EqualLogic
8 2 (1.33%) Clustering
8 2 (1.33%) W3C
8 2 (1.33%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 55 (36.67%) Windows
2 38 (25.33%) UNIX
3 17 (11.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (8.00%) CentOS
4 12 (8.00%) Solaris
4 12 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (6.00%) AIX
7 7 (4.67%) OS/400
8 4 (2.67%) Mac OS
8 4 (2.67%) Debian
9 3 (2.00%) Ubuntu
9 3 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (1.33%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.33%) Android
10 2 (1.33%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.67%) HPUX
11 1 (0.67%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (19.33%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (16.00%) SDLC
3 18 (12.00%) ITIL
4 17 (11.33%) Scrum
5 13 (8.67%) OO
6 12 (8.00%) TDD
7 11 (7.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 9 (6.00%) Software Engineering
8 9 (6.00%) MVC
8 9 (6.00%) ETL
8 9 (6.00%) BDD
9 8 (5.33%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (5.33%) Cyber Security
9 8 (5.33%) Validation
10 7 (4.67%) Project Management
10 7 (4.67%) Systems Analysis
10 7 (4.67%) Automated Testing
10 7 (4.67%) Network Monitoring
11 6 (4.00%) DevOps
11 6 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 43 (28.67%) Java
2 30 (20.00%) PHP
3 27 (18.00%) Perl
4 24 (16.00%) JavaScript
4 24 (16.00%) Python
5 23 (15.33%) C#
6 21 (14.00%) SQL
7 18 (12.00%) C++
8 15 (10.00%) C
9 14 (9.33%) Bash Shell
10 10 (6.67%) Ruby
10 10 (6.67%) Erlang
11 5 (3.33%) Lisp
11 5 (3.33%) Haskell
12 4 (2.67%) Scala
12 4 (2.67%) Embedded C
12 4 (2.67%) Embedded C++
12 4 (2.67%) PHP5
13 3 (2.00%) Shell Script
13 3 (2.00%) SystemTap
Qualifications
1 22 (14.67%) Degree
2 20 (13.33%) CCNA
2 20 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (6.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 7 (4.67%) VCP5
5 5 (3.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (2.00%) CISSP
7 2 (1.33%) Security+ Certification
7 2 (1.33%) CCNP
7 2 (1.33%) CEH
8 1 (0.67%) GCIA
8 1 (0.67%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.67%) RHCE
8 1 (0.67%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.67%) QA
2 4 (2.67%) SLA
3 3 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (9.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (6.67%) Active Directory
3 6 (4.00%) XenApp
3 6 (4.00%) Snort
4 4 (2.67%) vSphere
4 4 (2.67%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (2.67%) Firmware
5 2 (1.33%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.67%) Docker
6 1 (0.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (4.00%) Puppet
2 3 (2.00%) HP Data Protector
2 3 (2.00%) Tivoli
2 3 (2.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (1.33%) yum
3 2 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.67%) Ansible
4 1 (0.67%) logstash
4 1 (0.67%) Graphite
4 1 (0.67%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.67%) Nagios
4 1 (0.67%) Nessus
4 1 (0.67%) Nmap
Vendors
1 37 (24.67%) Microsoft
2 36 (24.00%) VMware
3 25 (16.67%) Cisco
4 22 (14.67%) Oracle
5 19 (12.67%) Red Hat
6 11 (7.33%) IBM
7 10 (6.67%) Citrix
8 7 (4.67%) HP
8 7 (4.67%) Zend
9 4 (2.67%) NetApp
9 4 (2.67%) Sybase
9 4 (2.67%) 3PAR
10 3 (2.00%) Dell
11 2 (1.33%) Blue Coat
11 2 (1.33%) SolarWinds
12 1 (0.67%) Brocade
12 1 (0.67%) SonicWALL
12 1 (0.67%) Remedy
12 1 (0.67%) Teradata
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