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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 19 28 25
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 69 47 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 9.72% 6.93% 7.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.82% 27.33% 35.80%
Number of salaries quoted 66 39 24
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +19.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £29,400 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,000 £72,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
165 172 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 23.24% 25.37% 20.10%
Number of salaries quoted 145 150 68
Average salary £35,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
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 11 February 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 82 (50.00%) Unix
2 58 (35.37%) Java
3 54 (32.93%) Windows
4 47 (28.66%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (23.78%) SQL
6 38 (23.17%) VMware
6 38 (23.17%) Computer Science
7 37 (22.56%) MySQL
7 37 (22.56%) JavaScript
7 37 (22.56%) Python
8 34 (20.73%) SDLC
9 33 (20.12%) Oracle
10 32 (19.51%) PHP
10 32 (19.51%) HTML
11 31 (18.90%) Cisco
11 31 (18.90%) Scrum
12 27 (16.46%) Software Engineering
13 26 (15.85%) Web Services
13 26 (15.85%) Jenkins
14 25 (15.24%) ITIL
15 24 (14.63%) Red Hat
15 24 (14.63%) Firewall
16 23 (14.02%) TCP/IP
16 23 (14.02%) C++
16 23 (14.02%) VMware Infrastructure
17 22 (13.41%) Apache
17 22 (13.41%) ETL
17 22 (13.41%) Telecoms
18 20 (12.20%) Maven
18 20 (12.20%) CSS

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 22 (13.41%) Apache
2 17 (10.37%) Tomcat
3 16 (9.76%) JBoss
4 9 (5.49%) MS Exchange
5 6 (3.66%) OpenStack
6 3 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.22%) Drupal
7 2 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.22%) IIS
8 1 (0.61%) CMS
8 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.61%) nginx
8 1 (0.61%) Node.js
8 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (9.15%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.66%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.93%) SaaS
2 11 (6.71%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (5.49%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (4.27%) GitHub
4 7 (4.27%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.61%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.61%) DigitalOcean
5 1 (0.61%) Dropbox
5 1 (0.61%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.61%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (14.63%) Firewall
2 23 (14.02%) TCP/IP
3 19 (11.59%) HTTP
4 15 (9.15%) SAN
5 14 (8.54%) DHCP
6 13 (7.93%) tcpdump
7 11 (6.71%) DNS
7 11 (6.71%) WAN
8 10 (6.10%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 10 (6.10%) LAN
9 7 (4.27%) Ethernet
9 7 (4.27%) VPN
9 7 (4.27%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (3.66%) 802.11
10 6 (3.66%) BGP
10 6 (3.66%) Broadband
10 6 (3.66%) IP Telephony
10 6 (3.66%) OSPF
10 6 (3.66%) SNMP
10 6 (3.66%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (22.56%) MySQL
2 16 (9.76%) SQL Server
3 9 (5.49%) Oracle Database
4 8 (4.88%) MongoDB
4 8 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (3.05%) Big Data
5 5 (3.05%) HPCC
5 5 (3.05%) NoSQL
5 5 (3.05%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (2.44%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (2.44%) Oracle Database 12c
6 4 (2.44%) Oracle9i Database
6 4 (2.44%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.22%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.22%) Riak
7 2 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.22%) Voldemort
8 1 (0.61%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 26 (15.85%) Jenkins
2 20 (12.20%) Maven
3 18 (10.98%) Eclipse
4 17 (10.37%) Ant
5 13 (7.93%) Gradle
5 13 (7.93%) IntelliJ
6 7 (4.27%) JMeter
7 6 (3.66%) Hudson
8 5 (3.05%) NetBeans
8 5 (3.05%) Selenium
8 5 (3.05%) TeamCity
9 4 (2.44%) JIRA
9 4 (2.44%) Octopus Deploy
9 4 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (1.83%) Git (software)
10 3 (1.83%) Sonatype Nexus
11 1 (0.61%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.61%) GitLab
11 1 (0.61%) Subversion
General
1 22 (13.41%) Telecoms
2 19 (11.59%) Finance
3 9 (5.49%) Back Office
4 8 (4.88%) Advertising
5 6 (3.66%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.83%) Electronics
6 3 (1.83%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.83%) Marketing
7 1 (0.61%) Games
7 1 (0.61%) Law
7 1 (0.61%) Retail
7 1 (0.61%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 31 (18.90%) Developer
2 20 (12.20%) Administrator
3 19 (11.59%) Software Engineer
4 18 (10.98%) Java Developer
5 16 (9.76%) Systems Administrator
6 13 (7.93%) Analyst
7 12 (7.32%) Support Engineer
8 11 (6.71%) Cybersecurity Engineer
8 11 (6.71%) Security Engineer
9 10 (6.10%) Network Engineer
10 8 (4.88%) DBA
10 8 (4.88%) J2EE Developer
10 8 (4.88%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 8 (4.88%) NOC Engineer
10 8 (4.88%) PHP Developer
10 8 (4.88%) Security Analyst
11 7 (4.27%) Java Engineer
11 7 (4.27%) Linux Administrator
11 7 (4.27%) Linux Engineer
11 7 (4.27%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (19.51%) HTML
2 26 (15.85%) Web Services
3 20 (12.20%) CSS
4 19 (11.59%) Spring
5 16 (9.76%) J2EE
5 16 (9.76%) RESTful
6 15 (9.15%) REST
7 13 (7.93%) Hibernate
7 13 (7.93%) HTML5
8 11 (6.71%) jQuery
9 9 (5.49%) XML
10 8 (4.88%) SOAP
11 7 (4.27%) LAPP Stack
12 6 (3.66%) 802.1X
12 6 (3.66%) Ext JS
12 6 (3.66%) Java EE
12 6 (3.66%) JPA
12 6 (3.66%) Spring Security
12 6 (3.66%) Velocity
13 5 (3.05%) EJB 3.0
Miscellaneous
1 38 (23.17%) Computer Science
2 15 (9.15%) Driving Licence
3 14 (8.54%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (6.10%) Grid Computing
5 8 (4.88%) Security Operations Centre
6 7 (4.27%) Data Centre
7 4 (2.44%) Mobile App
7 4 (2.44%) Streaming Video
8 3 (1.83%) Cyber Attack
8 3 (1.83%) EqualLogic
9 2 (1.22%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.22%) Clustering
9 2 (1.22%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.22%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.22%) Physics
9 2 (1.22%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.22%) Symmetrix
10 1 (0.61%) AS400
10 1 (0.61%) CLARiiON
10 1 (0.61%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 82 (50.00%) Unix
2 54 (32.93%) Windows
3 18 (10.98%) Windows Server
4 13 (7.93%) Android
5 12 (7.32%) Apple iOS
6 10 (6.10%) VyOS
6 10 (6.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (6.10%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (5.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (4.27%) Solaris
9 5 (3.05%) AIX
9 5 (3.05%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (2.44%) Mac OS X
11 3 (1.83%) CentOS
12 1 (0.61%) HPUX
12 1 (0.61%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.61%) OS/400
12 1 (0.61%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.61%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.61%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (28.66%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (20.73%) SDLC
3 31 (18.90%) Scrum
4 27 (16.46%) Software Engineering
5 25 (15.24%) ITIL
6 22 (13.41%) ETL
7 16 (9.76%) Cybersecurity
7 16 (9.76%) Functional Programming
7 16 (9.76%) OO
7 16 (9.76%) Service Delivery
8 15 (9.15%) High Availability
9 12 (7.32%) Online Security
10 11 (6.71%) Data Analysis
11 10 (6.10%) Machine Learning
11 10 (6.10%) Performance Management
11 10 (6.10%) Problem Management
11 10 (6.10%) TDD
12 9 (5.49%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (5.49%) MVC
13 8 (4.88%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 58 (35.37%) Java
2 39 (23.78%) SQL
3 37 (22.56%) JavaScript
3 37 (22.56%) Python
4 32 (19.51%) PHP
5 23 (14.02%) C++
6 18 (10.98%) Perl
7 16 (9.76%) Bash Shell
8 15 (9.15%) C
8 15 (9.15%) Erlang
8 15 (9.15%) Haskell
8 15 (9.15%) Lisp
9 9 (5.49%) Scala
10 8 (4.88%) C#
10 8 (4.88%) Objective-C
11 6 (3.66%) PowerShell
12 4 (2.44%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.22%) Clojure
13 2 (1.22%) Ruby
13 2 (1.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (10.37%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (9.76%) CCNA
3 11 (6.71%) Degree
4 9 (5.49%) CCSA
4 9 (5.49%) CCSE
5 6 (3.66%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (1.83%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.61%) CCNP
7 1 (0.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.10%) QA
2 6 (3.66%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (14.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (9.76%) Snort
3 12 (7.32%) Active Directory
3 12 (7.32%) vSphere
4 7 (4.27%) Docker
5 5 (3.05%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.83%) vCloud
7 2 (1.22%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.22%) NFS
7 2 (1.22%) Postfix
8 1 (0.61%) Ceph
8 1 (0.61%) GlusterFS
8 1 (0.61%) iptables
8 1 (0.61%) LXC
8 1 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.61%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.61%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (3.05%) Ansible
1 5 (3.05%) Nagios
1 5 (3.05%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.44%) yum
3 3 (1.83%) NetBackup
3 3 (1.83%) Puppet
3 3 (1.83%) Rundeck
4 2 (1.22%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.22%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (1.22%) SCCM
4 2 (1.22%) Tivoli
4 2 (1.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (1.22%) WSUS
5 1 (0.61%) CFEngine
5 1 (0.61%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.61%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (0.61%) Salt
5 1 (0.61%) SELinux
5 1 (0.61%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 38 (23.17%) VMware
2 33 (20.12%) Oracle
3 31 (18.90%) Cisco
4 24 (14.63%) Red Hat
5 19 (11.59%) Microsoft
6 15 (9.15%) Brocade
7 11 (6.71%) Juniper
8 10 (6.10%) CheckPoint
8 10 (6.10%) F5
8 10 (6.10%) SolarWinds
8 10 (6.10%) Vyatta
9 9 (5.49%) Avaya
9 9 (5.49%) CA
10 6 (3.66%) 3PAR
10 6 (3.66%) HP
11 5 (3.05%) IBM
11 5 (3.05%) Rackspace
11 5 (3.05%) Sybase
11 5 (3.05%) Symantec
11 5 (3.05%) Zend
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