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

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 18 18 30
Rank change year-on-year
0 +12
Permanent jobs citing Linux 58 35 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 8.79% 9.04% 6.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.72% 39.33% 43.21%
Number of salaries quoted 47 27 29
Average salary £36,000 £33,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.46% +28.84%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
172 89 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 26.06% 23.00% 15.91%
Number of salaries quoted 149 75 71
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +20.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,300 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £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 6 March 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 6 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 50 (51.55%) Windows
2 31 (31.96%) VMware
3 28 (28.87%) Finance
4 26 (26.80%) MySQL
4 26 (26.80%) Microsoft
5 24 (24.74%) Firewall
6 22 (22.68%) HTTP
6 22 (22.68%) SQL Server
7 21 (21.65%) Java
8 20 (20.62%) UNIX
8 20 (20.62%) Windows Server 2003
9 19 (19.59%) SaaS
10 18 (18.56%) TCP/IP
10 18 (18.56%) IBM
11 17 (17.53%) Apache
11 17 (17.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 16 (16.49%) Clustering
13 15 (15.46%) HTML
13 15 (15.46%) SAN
13 15 (15.46%) Windows Server 2012
14 13 (13.40%) Red Hat
14 13 (13.40%) IBM HTTP Server
14 13 (13.40%) AS400
14 13 (13.40%) OS/400
14 13 (13.40%) JavaScript
14 13 (13.40%) WebSphere
14 13 (13.40%) VCP5
15 12 (12.37%) HTML5
15 12 (12.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 12 (12.37%) Git (software)

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 17 (17.53%) Apache
2 13 (13.40%) IBM HTTP Server
2 13 (13.40%) WebSphere
3 12 (12.37%) Tomcat
4 9 (9.28%) Node.js
5 7 (7.22%) MS Exchange
5 7 (7.22%) IIS
6 5 (5.15%) JBoss
6 5 (5.15%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (5.15%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (4.12%) WebLogic
8 3 (3.09%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (2.06%) OpenStack
9 2 (2.06%) nginx
9 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 8 (8.25%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.09%) MS Office
3 2 (2.06%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 19 (19.59%) SaaS
2 6 (6.19%) GitHub
3 5 (5.15%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.06%) Office 365
4 2 (2.06%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (24.74%) Firewall
2 22 (22.68%) HTTP
3 18 (18.56%) TCP/IP
4 15 (15.46%) SAN
5 5 (5.15%) Internet
5 5 (5.15%) WAN
5 5 (5.15%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (5.15%) DNS
6 4 (4.12%) VLAN
6 4 (4.12%) SSH
6 4 (4.12%) Network Security
6 4 (4.12%) NAS
6 4 (4.12%) tcpdump
7 3 (3.09%) LAN
7 3 (3.09%) VoIP
7 3 (3.09%) VPN
7 3 (3.09%) Wireshark
8 1 (1.03%) RFID
8 1 (1.03%) LDAP
8 1 (1.03%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (26.80%) MySQL
2 22 (22.68%) SQL Server
3 9 (9.28%) MongoDB
4 5 (5.15%) CouchDB
5 4 (4.12%) Oracle Database
6 3 (3.09%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.09%) Big Data
6 3 (3.09%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (3.09%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (3.09%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.06%) SQLite
7 2 (2.06%) Couchbase
7 2 (2.06%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.03%) HPCC
8 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.03%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 12 (12.37%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.12%) JUnit
2 4 (4.12%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.09%) Apache Ivy
3 3 (3.09%) Spock
3 3 (3.09%) Subversion
3 3 (3.09%) Mockito
3 3 (3.09%) Gradle
General
1 28 (28.87%) Finance
2 4 (4.12%) Welsh Language
3 2 (2.06%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.03%) Electronics
4 1 (1.03%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 24 (24.74%) Developer
2 15 (15.46%) 3rd Line Support
3 14 (14.43%) Analyst
4 11 (11.34%) Systems Engineer
5 10 (10.31%) Java Developer
5 10 (10.31%) Linux Engineer
6 8 (8.25%) Senior Developer
7 7 (7.22%) Architect
8 6 (6.19%) Support Engineer
8 6 (6.19%) Security Analyst
8 6 (6.19%) PHP Developer
9 5 (5.15%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 5 (5.15%) Linux Administrator
9 5 (5.15%) UI Developer
9 5 (5.15%) UI Programmer
9 5 (5.15%) Administrator
9 5 (5.15%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 5 (5.15%) Systems Administrator
10 4 (4.12%) Senior PHP Developer
10 4 (4.12%) Linux Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (15.46%) HTML
2 12 (12.37%) CSS
2 12 (12.37%) HTML5
3 11 (11.34%) Web Services
4 10 (10.31%) Spring
5 8 (8.25%) Hibernate
5 8 (8.25%) jQuery
6 6 (6.19%) Ember.js
6 6 (6.19%) AngularJS
6 6 (6.19%) .NET
7 5 (5.15%) JSP
7 5 (5.15%) LAMP
7 5 (5.15%) Zend Framework
7 5 (5.15%) Java EE
7 5 (5.15%) JSON
7 5 (5.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (5.15%) KnockoutJS
7 5 (5.15%) JAX-WS
7 5 (5.15%) JPA
7 5 (5.15%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.49%) Clustering
2 13 (13.40%) AS400
3 5 (5.15%) User Experience
4 4 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.12%) Performance Metrics
4 4 (4.12%) HACMP
4 4 (4.12%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.12%) Life Science
5 2 (2.06%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.03%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.03%) iSeries
6 1 (1.03%) Web 2.0
6 1 (1.03%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.03%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 50 (51.55%) Windows
2 20 (20.62%) UNIX
2 20 (20.62%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (15.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (13.40%) OS/400
5 12 (12.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (11.34%) CentOS
7 5 (5.15%) AIX
7 5 (5.15%) Solaris
8 4 (4.12%) Debian
9 2 (2.06%) Android
9 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (1.03%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (11.34%) ITIL
2 9 (9.28%) OO
3 8 (8.25%) MVC
3 8 (8.25%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (7.22%) Incident Management
4 7 (7.22%) Web Development
5 6 (6.19%) Load Balancing
5 6 (6.19%) Systems Analysis
5 6 (6.19%) TDD
5 6 (6.19%) OOP
5 6 (6.19%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (5.15%) Software Architecture
6 5 (5.15%) Data Modelling
7 4 (4.12%) Service Management
7 4 (4.12%) Configuration Management
7 4 (4.12%) Validation
7 4 (4.12%) Automated Testing
7 4 (4.12%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (4.12%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (3.09%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 21 (21.65%) Java
2 13 (13.40%) JavaScript
3 11 (11.34%) Perl
3 11 (11.34%) PHP
4 9 (9.28%) C++
5 8 (8.25%) SQL
6 6 (6.19%) Python
7 5 (5.15%) Bash Shell
7 5 (5.15%) C#
7 5 (5.15%) Ruby
7 5 (5.15%) PHP5
8 4 (4.12%) C
9 3 (3.09%) Groovy
9 3 (3.09%) ECMAScript
10 2 (2.06%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.06%) Erlang
11 1 (1.03%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.03%) Embedded C
11 1 (1.03%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 17 (17.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 13 (13.40%) VCP5
3 8 (8.25%) VCP4
4 5 (5.15%) CCNA
4 5 (5.15%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (5.15%) RHCE
5 4 (4.12%) IBM AIX Certification
5 4 (4.12%) CISSP
6 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (3.09%) CCNP
6 3 (3.09%) CEH
6 3 (3.09%) MCITP
7 2 (2.06%) Degree
7 2 (2.06%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.06%) Security Cleared
7 2 (2.06%) Security+ Certification
8 1 (1.03%) GCIA
8 1 (1.03%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (1.03%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.09%) SLA
2 2 (2.06%) QA
3 1 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (12.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (9.28%) Active Directory
3 4 (4.12%) PowerHA
4 3 (3.09%) Nmap
4 3 (3.09%) XenServer
4 3 (3.09%) vSphere
5 2 (2.06%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.03%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.03%) Snort
6 1 (1.03%) Firmware
6 1 (1.03%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.03%) KVM
Systems Management
1 5 (5.15%) Nessus
1 5 (5.15%) Puppet
2 4 (4.12%) NetBackup
3 3 (3.09%) Nagios
4 2 (2.06%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.03%) Ansible
5 1 (1.03%) yum
Vendors
1 31 (31.96%) VMware
2 26 (26.80%) Microsoft
3 18 (18.56%) IBM
4 13 (13.40%) Red Hat
5 12 (12.37%) Cisco
6 7 (7.22%) Oracle
6 7 (7.22%) HP
7 6 (6.19%) Zend
8 5 (5.15%) Sybase
9 4 (4.12%) Veritas
10 3 (3.09%) 3PAR
10 3 (3.09%) Dell
10 3 (3.09%) Juniper
11 2 (2.06%) Blue Coat
11 2 (2.06%) Citrix
12 1 (1.03%) Avaya
12 1 (1.03%) Google
12 1 (1.03%) Teradata
12 1 (1.03%) Informatica
12 1 (1.03%) Remedy
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