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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 13 32 21
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -11
Permanent jobs citing Linux 77 31 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 11.85% 5.21% 8.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 43.50% 24.03% 32.61%
Number of salaries quoted 69 29 22
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £27,900 £22,125
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £43,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
177 129 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 27.23% 21.68% 25.41%
Number of salaries quoted 162 116 83
Average salary £33,000 £34,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% -4.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 27 August 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 66 (46.81%) VMware
2 61 (43.26%) Windows
3 43 (30.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 41 (29.08%) Perl
5 39 (27.66%) UNIX
5 39 (27.66%) Finance
5 39 (27.66%) SaaS
6 36 (25.53%) Firewall
7 33 (23.40%) ITIL
7 33 (23.40%) Red Hat
8 31 (21.99%) TCP/IP
9 28 (19.86%) Python
9 28 (19.86%) MySQL
9 28 (19.86%) Welsh Language
10 26 (18.44%) Apache
11 25 (17.73%) Java
12 23 (16.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 22 (15.60%) CentOS
14 20 (14.18%) Microsoft
14 20 (14.18%) Solaris
15 19 (13.48%) SAN
15 19 (13.48%) LAMP
15 19 (13.48%) Debian
16 18 (12.77%) Degree
16 18 (12.77%) Cisco
17 17 (12.06%) PHP
17 17 (12.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 16 (11.35%) VLAN
18 16 (11.35%) Computer Science
18 16 (11.35%) SQL Server

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 26 (18.44%) Apache
2 10 (7.09%) Tomcat
3 8 (5.67%) IIS
4 4 (2.84%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.84%) nginx
4 4 (2.84%) Node.js
4 4 (2.84%) OpenStack
4 4 (2.84%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (2.13%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.71%) Lync
6 1 (0.71%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.71%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 9 (6.38%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.84%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.13%) MS Project
4 1 (0.71%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 39 (27.66%) SaaS
2 9 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (5.67%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (2.84%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 36 (25.53%) Firewall
2 31 (21.99%) TCP/IP
3 19 (13.48%) SAN
4 16 (11.35%) VLAN
4 16 (11.35%) tcpdump
5 14 (9.93%) HTTP
6 13 (9.22%) Wireshark
7 9 (6.38%) Intrusion Detection
8 8 (5.67%) DNS
9 7 (4.96%) Fibre Channel
10 6 (4.26%) Network Security
10 6 (4.26%) iSCSI
11 5 (3.55%) WAN
11 5 (3.55%) LAN
12 4 (2.84%) DHCP
12 4 (2.84%) BGP
12 4 (2.84%) Internet
13 3 (2.13%) RFID
13 3 (2.13%) NAS
13 3 (2.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (19.86%) MySQL
2 16 (11.35%) SQL Server
3 12 (8.51%) Relational Database
4 7 (4.96%) Big Data
5 6 (4.26%) MongoDB
6 4 (2.84%) Hadoop
6 4 (2.84%) CouchDB
6 4 (2.84%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.42%) Oracle OLAP
8 2 (1.42%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.42%) OLAP
8 2 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.42%) OLTP
8 2 (1.42%) Riak
8 2 (1.42%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.71%) DB2
9 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (4.26%) Git (software)
1 6 (4.26%) Jenkins
2 5 (3.55%) Eclipse
3 4 (2.84%) JUnit
3 4 (2.84%) Apache Ivy
3 4 (2.84%) Mockito
3 4 (2.84%) Gradle
4 3 (2.13%) Ant
5 2 (1.42%) Subversion
6 1 (0.71%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.71%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.71%) PowerBuilder
6 1 (0.71%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.71%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.71%) Hudson
6 1 (0.71%) Grunt
General
1 39 (27.66%) Finance
2 28 (19.86%) Welsh Language
3 6 (4.26%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.26%) French Language
3 6 (4.26%) German Language
3 6 (4.26%) Italian Language
3 6 (4.26%) Spanish Language
4 4 (2.84%) Electronics
5 1 (0.71%) Retail
5 1 (0.71%) Billing
Job Titles
1 28 (19.86%) Systems Engineer
2 25 (17.73%) Developer
3 18 (12.77%) Analyst
3 18 (12.77%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 18 (12.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 17 (12.06%) Administrator
5 15 (10.64%) Linux Administrator
6 14 (9.93%) Systems Administrator
7 13 (9.22%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 10 (7.09%) Linux Engineer
9 9 (6.38%) Security Analyst
9 9 (6.38%) Java Developer
10 8 (5.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (4.26%) UNIX Administrator
12 5 (3.55%) UNIX Systems Administrator
12 5 (3.55%) Support Engineer
12 5 (3.55%) Web Developer
12 5 (3.55%) Graduate
12 5 (3.55%) Software Manager
13 4 (2.84%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (13.48%) LAMP
2 12 (8.51%) Spring
3 11 (7.80%) HTML
4 10 (7.09%) Web Services
5 9 (6.38%) jQuery
6 7 (4.96%) Hibernate
7 6 (4.26%) CSS
8 4 (2.84%) XML
8 4 (2.84%) Grails
8 4 (2.84%) JSON
8 4 (2.84%) HTML5
8 4 (2.84%) Yii
8 4 (2.84%) REST
8 4 (2.84%) D3.js
8 4 (2.84%) Apache Cordova
9 3 (2.13%) Ajax
9 3 (2.13%) Java EE
10 2 (1.42%) Zend Framework
10 2 (1.42%) JAX-WS
10 2 (1.42%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.35%) Computer Science
2 9 (6.38%) Clustering
3 4 (2.84%) N-Tier
4 3 (2.13%) Firmware
5 2 (1.42%) HACMP
5 2 (1.42%) Grid Computing
5 2 (1.42%) iSeries
5 2 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.71%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.71%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.71%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 61 (43.26%) Windows
2 39 (27.66%) UNIX
3 23 (16.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 22 (15.60%) CentOS
5 20 (14.18%) Solaris
6 19 (13.48%) Debian
7 11 (7.80%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (6.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (6.38%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (5.67%) Windows 2000 Server
9 8 (5.67%) AIX
10 4 (2.84%) Ubuntu
11 3 (2.13%) SUSE
11 3 (2.13%) Mac OS
12 2 (1.42%) Windows 7
12 2 (1.42%) HPUX
13 1 (0.71%) OS/2
13 1 (0.71%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (23.40%) ITIL
2 13 (9.22%) OO
3 12 (8.51%) Configuration Management
3 12 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (8.51%) Incident Management
4 9 (6.38%) Project Management
4 9 (6.38%) Network Monitoring
5 8 (5.67%) Penetration Testing
5 8 (5.67%) Software Engineering
5 8 (5.67%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (4.96%) TDD
6 7 (4.96%) Systems Analysis
6 7 (4.96%) Competitive Intelligence
6 7 (4.96%) Change Management
6 7 (4.96%) Service Management
7 6 (4.26%) Strategic Planning
7 6 (4.26%) Load Balancing
7 6 (4.26%) DevOps
8 5 (3.55%) Web Development
8 5 (3.55%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (29.08%) Perl
2 28 (19.86%) Python
3 25 (17.73%) Java
4 17 (12.06%) PHP
5 15 (10.64%) SQL
6 14 (9.93%) C++
7 11 (7.80%) Ruby
8 10 (7.09%) C#
9 9 (6.38%) JavaScript
10 8 (5.67%) C
11 6 (4.26%) Bash Shell
12 5 (3.55%) Erlang
13 4 (2.84%) Groovy
14 3 (2.13%) PowerShell
15 2 (1.42%) VC++
15 2 (1.42%) Shell Script
15 2 (1.42%) T-SQL
15 2 (1.42%) PHP5
16 1 (0.71%) ActionScript
16 1 (0.71%) AWK
Qualifications
1 18 (12.77%) Degree
2 17 (12.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 16 (11.35%) RHCE
4 6 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (4.26%) CCNA
5 5 (3.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (2.84%) MCITP
7 3 (2.13%) CEH
7 3 (2.13%) Security Cleared
7 3 (2.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (1.42%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.42%) CCNP
8 2 (1.42%) IBM AIX Certification
8 2 (1.42%) CISA
9 1 (0.71%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.71%) CCDP
9 1 (0.71%) CISSP
9 1 (0.71%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.38%) QA
2 2 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.71%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 43 (30.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (9.22%) Nmap
3 8 (5.67%) Xen
4 7 (4.96%) Active Directory
5 6 (4.26%) XenServer
6 2 (1.42%) PowerHA
6 2 (1.42%) KVM
7 1 (0.71%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.71%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 14 (9.93%) Nessus
2 12 (8.51%) Nagios
3 11 (7.80%) Puppet
4 6 (4.26%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.42%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.42%) Tivoli
5 2 (1.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (1.42%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.71%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.71%) YUM
6 1 (0.71%) SCCM
6 1 (0.71%) Ansible
Vendors
1 66 (46.81%) VMware
2 33 (23.40%) Red Hat
3 20 (14.18%) Microsoft
4 18 (12.77%) Cisco
5 16 (11.35%) HP
6 10 (7.09%) Oracle
6 10 (7.09%) NetApp
7 8 (5.67%) JBoss
8 7 (4.96%) Dell
9 6 (4.26%) Citrix
10 5 (3.55%) IBM
11 4 (2.84%) Google
11 4 (2.84%) 3PAR
12 3 (2.13%) Zend
12 3 (2.13%) Coverity
12 3 (2.13%) Wind River
13 2 (1.42%) SolarWinds
13 2 (1.42%) Veritas
13 2 (1.42%) CheckPoint
13 2 (1.42%) Blue Coat
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Salary: £25000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
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Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Private Health Ins.
Posted: 9 hours ago
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CPS Group UK
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Industry Leading Benefits Package
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CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Industry Leading Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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