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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 15 24 29
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 65 44 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 9.75% 7.45% 7.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.63% 34.65% 40.18%
Number of salaries quoted 52 37 41
Average salary £36,000 £33,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +11.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,700 £44,500 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +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
160 127 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 23.99% 21.49% 18.79%
Number of salaries quoted 130 110 103
Average salary £35,500 £33,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.57% +1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,800 £40,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 April 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 56 (51.85%) Windows
2 38 (35.19%) VMware
3 33 (30.56%) Finance
4 30 (27.78%) HTTP
4 30 (27.78%) Microsoft
5 26 (24.07%) MySQL
6 25 (23.15%) Firewall
6 25 (23.15%) SaaS
7 24 (22.22%) Java
8 23 (21.30%) Windows Server 2003
9 22 (20.37%) UNIX
10 21 (19.44%) Perl
10 21 (19.44%) SQL Server
11 20 (18.52%) JavaScript
12 19 (17.59%) HTML
12 19 (17.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 19 (17.59%) Windows Server 2012
13 18 (16.67%) CentOS
13 18 (16.67%) CSS
13 18 (16.67%) TCP/IP
14 17 (15.74%) IBM
14 17 (15.74%) Apache
15 16 (14.81%) OS/400
15 16 (14.81%) AS400
15 16 (14.81%) WebSphere
15 16 (14.81%) IBM HTTP Server
15 16 (14.81%) VCP5
16 15 (13.89%) Web Services
17 14 (12.96%) C++
17 14 (12.96%) SQL

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (15.74%) Apache
2 16 (14.81%) IBM HTTP Server
2 16 (14.81%) WebSphere
3 11 (10.19%) Tomcat
4 9 (8.33%) MS Exchange
5 8 (7.41%) IIS
6 7 (6.48%) Node.js
7 6 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (5.56%) JBoss
8 5 (4.63%) WebLogic
8 5 (4.63%) nginx
9 2 (1.85%) OpenStack
9 2 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 8 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.78%) MS Office
3 1 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 25 (23.15%) SaaS
2 13 (12.04%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (10.19%) GitHub
4 5 (4.63%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.85%) Office 365
6 1 (0.93%) Route 53
6 1 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.93%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.93%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 30 (27.78%) HTTP
2 25 (23.15%) Firewall
3 18 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 7 (6.48%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (5.56%) tcpdump
5 6 (5.56%) DNS
6 5 (4.63%) SAN
6 5 (4.63%) WAN
6 5 (4.63%) VLAN
7 4 (3.70%) Wireshark
7 4 (3.70%) RFID
7 4 (3.70%) VoIP
7 4 (3.70%) SSH
8 3 (2.78%) VPN
8 3 (2.78%) Internet
8 3 (2.78%) LAN
8 3 (2.78%) Network Security
9 2 (1.85%) LDAP
10 1 (0.93%) Broadband
10 1 (0.93%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (24.07%) MySQL
2 21 (19.44%) SQL Server
3 10 (9.26%) MongoDB
4 8 (7.41%) Oracle Database
5 5 (4.63%) NoSQL
5 5 (4.63%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (3.70%) SQLite
6 4 (3.70%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.70%) Big Data
7 3 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (2.78%) Couchbase
7 3 (2.78%) CouchDB
8 2 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.85%) HPCC
8 2 (1.85%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.93%) Riak
9 1 (0.93%) Voldemort
9 1 (0.93%) SQLPlus
9 1 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 10 (9.26%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.63%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.70%) Subversion
4 3 (2.78%) Maven
4 3 (2.78%) Hudson
4 3 (2.78%) JMeter
5 2 (1.85%) NetBeans
5 2 (1.85%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.93%) JUnit
6 1 (0.93%) TeamCity
General
1 33 (30.56%) Finance
2 7 (6.48%) Welsh Language
3 4 (3.70%) Electronics
3 4 (3.70%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.85%) Retail
5 1 (0.93%) Advertising
5 1 (0.93%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (21.30%) Developer
2 18 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 13 (12.04%) Systems Engineer
4 12 (11.11%) Analyst
5 8 (7.41%) Senior Developer
6 7 (6.48%) Administrator
6 7 (6.48%) Java Developer
6 7 (6.48%) PHP Developer
7 6 (5.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 6 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
7 6 (5.56%) UI Developer
7 6 (5.56%) Security Analyst
7 6 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (5.56%) UI Programmer
8 5 (4.63%) Linux Systems Engineer
8 5 (4.63%) Linux Engineer
9 4 (3.70%) Senior PHP Developer
9 4 (3.70%) Senior UI Developer
9 4 (3.70%) Software Manager
9 4 (3.70%) Software Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (17.59%) HTML
2 18 (16.67%) CSS
3 15 (13.89%) Web Services
4 11 (10.19%) HTML5
5 7 (6.48%) Ember.js
5 7 (6.48%) AngularJS
5 7 (6.48%) .NET
6 6 (5.56%) Spring
6 6 (5.56%) JSON
6 6 (5.56%) Zend Framework
6 6 (5.56%) jQuery
6 6 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 6 (5.56%) CSS3
6 6 (5.56%) KnockoutJS
7 5 (4.63%) Java EE
8 4 (3.70%) Ajax
8 4 (3.70%) LAMP
9 3 (2.78%) Hibernate
9 3 (2.78%) ActiveMQ
9 3 (2.78%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.81%) AS400
2 11 (10.19%) Computer Science
3 8 (7.41%) Public Cloud
4 7 (6.48%) User Experience
5 6 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (5.56%) Clustering
6 5 (4.63%) Performance Metrics
7 4 (3.70%) Web 2.0
7 4 (3.70%) Life Science
8 2 (1.85%) iSeries
8 2 (1.85%) Grid Computing
8 2 (1.85%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.85%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.85%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.85%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.93%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.93%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 56 (51.85%) Windows
2 23 (21.30%) Windows Server 2003
3 22 (20.37%) UNIX
4 19 (17.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (16.67%) CentOS
6 16 (14.81%) OS/400
7 10 (9.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (5.56%) Debian
9 4 (3.70%) Mac OS
10 3 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (2.78%) Solaris
11 2 (1.85%) AIX
11 2 (1.85%) Android
12 1 (0.93%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.93%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (12.04%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (10.19%) OO
3 10 (9.26%) MVC
4 9 (8.33%) Scrum
5 7 (6.48%) ITIL
5 7 (6.48%) TDD
5 7 (6.48%) Systems Analysis
5 7 (6.48%) Incident Management
6 6 (5.56%) OOP
6 6 (5.56%) Data Modelling
6 6 (5.56%) Software Architecture
6 6 (5.56%) BDD
6 6 (5.56%) People Management
7 5 (4.63%) Network Monitoring
7 5 (4.63%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (4.63%) ETL
7 5 (4.63%) Configuration Management
7 5 (4.63%) Project Management
7 5 (4.63%) Validation
7 5 (4.63%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 24 (22.22%) Java
2 21 (19.44%) Perl
3 20 (18.52%) JavaScript
4 14 (12.96%) SQL
4 14 (12.96%) C++
5 13 (12.04%) Python
6 12 (11.11%) PHP
7 9 (8.33%) C
7 9 (8.33%) Ruby
7 9 (8.33%) Bash Shell
8 8 (7.41%) C#
9 5 (4.63%) PHP5
10 4 (3.70%) Erlang
10 4 (3.70%) Embedded C
10 4 (3.70%) Embedded C++
11 3 (2.78%) ECMAScript
12 2 (1.85%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.93%) Lisp
13 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.93%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (17.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 16 (14.81%) VCP5
3 6 (5.56%) CCNA
3 6 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.70%) Degree
5 3 (2.78%) CISSP
5 3 (2.78%) CEH
6 2 (1.85%) CCNP
6 2 (1.85%) Security+ Certification
6 2 (1.85%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.85%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.93%) CISMP
7 1 (0.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.93%) GCIA
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.93%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.56%) QA
2 4 (3.70%) SLA
3 3 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (12.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.70%) Firmware
4 3 (2.78%) XenServer
4 3 (2.78%) vSphere
4 3 (2.78%) iptables
5 2 (1.85%) Snort
5 2 (1.85%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.93%) KVM
6 1 (0.93%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (6.48%) Puppet
2 5 (4.63%) Nessus
3 4 (3.70%) Nmap
3 4 (3.70%) Nagios
4 2 (1.85%) yum
4 2 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.85%) Ansible
5 1 (0.93%) logstash
5 1 (0.93%) Graphite
5 1 (0.93%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.93%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.93%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.93%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 38 (35.19%) VMware
2 30 (27.78%) Microsoft
3 17 (15.74%) IBM
4 12 (11.11%) Oracle
5 9 (8.33%) Red Hat
6 7 (6.48%) Cisco
6 7 (6.48%) Zend
7 5 (4.63%) Sybase
8 4 (3.70%) Citrix
9 3 (2.78%) Blue Coat
10 2 (1.85%) Teradata
10 2 (1.85%) Juniper
11 1 (0.93%) Informatica
11 1 (0.93%) Remedy
11 1 (0.93%) Google
11 1 (0.93%) Brocade
11 1 (0.93%) Avaya
11 1 (0.93%) HP
11 1 (0.93%) SonicWALL
11 1 (0.93%) Verint
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £36,000 to £46,000 per annum (negotiable) + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Jagger Talent
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Strong benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
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Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 14 days ago