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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 19 25 34
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +9
Permanent jobs citing Linux 63 60 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 9.46% 9.15% 6.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.95% 37.04% 34.62%
Number of salaries quoted 53 53 36
Average salary £36,000 £33,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +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
166 162 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 24.92% 24.70% 18.44%
Number of salaries quoted 130 142 97
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,500 £47,100
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 22 May 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 54 (46.15%) Windows
2 36 (30.77%) VMware
3 32 (27.35%) Finance
4 29 (24.79%) MySQL
4 29 (24.79%) HTTP
4 29 (24.79%) Microsoft
5 28 (23.93%) Java
6 26 (22.22%) UNIX
7 25 (21.37%) JavaScript
7 25 (21.37%) Perl
7 25 (21.37%) HTML
8 24 (20.51%) Firewall
8 24 (20.51%) SaaS
9 23 (19.66%) CSS
10 22 (18.80%) Apache
11 20 (17.09%) SQL Server
12 19 (16.24%) PHP
12 19 (16.24%) Windows Server 2003
12 19 (16.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 18 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
13 18 (15.38%) CentOS
13 18 (15.38%) Python
14 17 (14.53%) Web Services
14 17 (14.53%) Windows Server 2012
15 16 (13.68%) VCP5
15 16 (13.68%) C++
15 16 (13.68%) SQL
15 16 (13.68%) OS/400
15 16 (13.68%) IBM
15 16 (13.68%) TCP/IP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 22 (18.80%) Apache
2 16 (13.68%) WebSphere
2 16 (13.68%) IBM HTTP Server
3 11 (9.40%) Tomcat
4 8 (6.84%) IIS
5 5 (4.27%) nginx
5 5 (4.27%) JBoss
6 4 (3.42%) MS Exchange
6 4 (3.42%) WebLogic
6 4 (3.42%) Node.js
7 2 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.71%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (10.26%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (2.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 24 (20.51%) SaaS
2 15 (12.82%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (9.40%) GitHub
4 6 (5.13%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.71%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.85%) Route 53
7 1 (0.85%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 29 (24.79%) HTTP
2 24 (20.51%) Firewall
3 16 (13.68%) TCP/IP
4 9 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
5 8 (6.84%) SSH
6 6 (5.13%) tcpdump
7 5 (4.27%) VLAN
7 5 (4.27%) DNS
7 5 (4.27%) Internet
8 4 (3.42%) RFID
8 4 (3.42%) SNMP
9 3 (2.56%) Wireshark
9 3 (2.56%) Broadband
9 3 (2.56%) DHCP
9 3 (2.56%) Ethernet
9 3 (2.56%) VoIP
9 3 (2.56%) VRRP
9 3 (2.56%) OSPF
9 3 (2.56%) BGP
9 3 (2.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (24.79%) MySQL
2 20 (17.09%) SQL Server
3 14 (11.97%) MongoDB
4 10 (8.55%) Oracle Database
5 7 (5.98%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (4.27%) NoSQL
7 4 (3.42%) SQLite
7 4 (3.42%) Relational Database
7 4 (3.42%) Big Data
8 3 (2.56%) Couchbase
8 3 (2.56%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (2.56%) CouchDB
8 3 (2.56%) HPCC
9 2 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.85%) Riak
10 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.85%) Voldemort
10 1 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.85%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 12 (10.26%) Git (software)
2 10 (8.55%) Jenkins
3 7 (5.98%) Maven
4 5 (4.27%) Hudson
4 5 (4.27%) Eclipse
4 5 (4.27%) JMeter
5 3 (2.56%) NetBeans
5 3 (2.56%) Subversion
6 2 (1.71%) IntelliJ
6 2 (1.71%) Ant
6 2 (1.71%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.71%) Gradle
7 1 (0.85%) JUnit
General
1 32 (27.35%) Finance
2 6 (5.13%) Welsh Language
3 5 (4.27%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.42%) Electronics
5 3 (2.56%) Retail
6 2 (1.71%) Back Office
7 1 (0.85%) Advertising
7 1 (0.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (23.08%) Developer
2 16 (13.68%) 3rd Line Support
3 12 (10.26%) Systems Engineer
3 12 (10.26%) Analyst
3 12 (10.26%) PHP Developer
4 9 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 8 (6.84%) Java Developer
6 7 (5.98%) Administrator
7 6 (5.13%) Linux Engineer
7 6 (5.13%) Team Leader
7 6 (5.13%) Security Analyst
8 5 (4.27%) Linux Systems Engineer
8 5 (4.27%) Senior PHP Developer
8 5 (4.27%) ScrumMaster
8 5 (4.27%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 5 (4.27%) Linux Administrator
8 5 (4.27%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (3.42%) Development Manager
9 4 (3.42%) Software Development Manager
9 4 (3.42%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (21.37%) HTML
2 23 (19.66%) CSS
3 17 (14.53%) Web Services
4 13 (11.11%) HTML5
5 10 (8.55%) Zend Framework
6 9 (7.69%) jQuery
7 7 (5.98%) RESTful
7 7 (5.98%) Spring
8 6 (5.13%) .NET
9 5 (4.27%) RabbitMQ
9 5 (4.27%) Java EE
9 5 (4.27%) J2EE
10 4 (3.42%) Hibernate
10 4 (3.42%) LAMP
10 4 (3.42%) Ajax
10 4 (3.42%) JSON
10 4 (3.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (3.42%) Ember.js
10 4 (3.42%) AngularJS
10 4 (3.42%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.68%) AS400
2 15 (12.82%) Computer Science
3 9 (7.69%) Public Cloud
4 7 (5.98%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (5.13%) User Experience
6 5 (4.27%) Performance Metrics
6 5 (4.27%) Clustering
7 4 (3.42%) Web 2.0
7 4 (3.42%) Life Science
8 3 (2.56%) Data Structures
8 3 (2.56%) Algorithms
8 3 (2.56%) Grid Computing
9 2 (1.71%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.71%) iSeries
10 1 (0.85%) Open Source
10 1 (0.85%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.85%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.85%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 54 (46.15%) Windows
2 26 (22.22%) UNIX
3 19 (16.24%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (15.38%) CentOS
5 17 (14.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (13.68%) OS/400
7 10 (8.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (4.27%) Debian
9 4 (3.42%) AIX
9 4 (3.42%) Solaris
9 4 (3.42%) Mac OS
10 2 (1.71%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.85%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.85%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.85%) Android
11 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.85%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (11.11%) Scrum
2 13 (11.11%) MVC
3 11 (9.40%) OO
4 10 (8.55%) ITIL
5 8 (6.84%) OOP
5 8 (6.84%) Systems Analysis
5 8 (6.84%) TDD
5 8 (6.84%) Incident Management
6 7 (5.98%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 7 (5.98%) ETL
7 6 (5.13%) Automated Testing
7 6 (5.13%) Penetration Testing
7 6 (5.13%) Validation
7 6 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (5.13%) People Management
7 6 (5.13%) BDD
8 5 (4.27%) Network Monitoring
8 5 (4.27%) Load Balancing
8 5 (4.27%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 28 (23.93%) Java
2 25 (21.37%) JavaScript
2 25 (21.37%) Perl
3 19 (16.24%) PHP
4 18 (15.38%) Python
5 16 (13.68%) C++
5 16 (13.68%) SQL
6 12 (10.26%) Bash Shell
7 11 (9.40%) C
7 11 (9.40%) C#
8 10 (8.55%) Ruby
9 8 (6.84%) PHP5
10 6 (5.13%) Erlang
11 4 (3.42%) Embedded C
11 4 (3.42%) Embedded C++
12 3 (2.56%) Scala
13 2 (1.71%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.71%) Lisp
13 2 (1.71%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.71%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 19 (16.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 16 (13.68%) VCP5
3 7 (5.98%) CCNA
3 7 (5.98%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (5.13%) Degree
5 3 (2.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (2.56%) CISSP
6 2 (1.71%) CCNP
6 2 (1.71%) CEH
6 2 (1.71%) Security+ Certification
7 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.85%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.85%) CISMP
7 1 (0.85%) GCIA
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.85%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.98%) QA
2 5 (4.27%) SLA
3 3 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (6.84%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.42%) Firmware
4 3 (2.56%) Snort
5 2 (1.71%) iptables
5 2 (1.71%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.85%) vSphere
6 1 (0.85%) XenServer
6 1 (0.85%) KVM
Systems Management
1 8 (6.84%) Puppet
2 3 (2.56%) Nmap
2 3 (2.56%) Nessus
2 3 (2.56%) Nagios
3 2 (1.71%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (1.71%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (1.71%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.71%) Ansible
3 2 (1.71%) yum
4 1 (0.85%) logstash
4 1 (0.85%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.85%) Graphite
Vendors
1 36 (30.77%) VMware
2 29 (24.79%) Microsoft
3 16 (13.68%) IBM
4 13 (11.11%) Oracle
5 11 (9.40%) Zend
6 9 (7.69%) Red Hat
7 8 (6.84%) Cisco
8 5 (4.27%) Sybase
9 3 (2.56%) Citrix
10 2 (1.71%) HP
10 2 (1.71%) Blue Coat
10 2 (1.71%) Teradata
11 1 (0.85%) Google
11 1 (0.85%) Brocade
11 1 (0.85%) SonicWALL
11 1 (0.85%) Remedy
11 1 (0.85%) Informatica
11 1 (0.85%) Juniper
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