The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cwmbran region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 3 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 32 40 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cwmbran 32.32% 30.77% 35.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 80.00% 47.06% 73.08%
Number of salaries quoted 32 32 19
Average salary £45,000 £46,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.70% +32.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £26,250 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,250 £59,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Linux
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cwmbran region.

Operating Systems Category
Cwmbran
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
40 85 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cwmbran 40.40% 65.38% 49.06%
Number of salaries quoted 38 61 26
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,900 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Cwmbran

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Cwmbran region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Cwmbran

Linux
Salary Trend in Cwmbran

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Cwmbran region.

Linux Salary Trend in Cwmbran

Linux
Salary Histogram in Cwmbran

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Cwmbran region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Cwmbran

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cwmbran

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cwmbran 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 32 (62.75%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (56.86%) Telecoms
3 23 (45.10%) Advertising
3 23 (45.10%) Marketing
3 23 (45.10%) PaaS
4 22 (43.14%) E-Commerce
4 22 (43.14%) Data Mining
4 22 (43.14%) Big Data
4 22 (43.14%) Mobile Marketing
5 21 (41.18%) Unix
6 20 (39.22%) Apache
6 20 (39.22%) TCP/IP
7 15 (29.41%) JavaScript
7 15 (29.41%) C++
7 15 (29.41%) Red Hat
7 15 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (27.45%) QA
9 13 (25.49%) Squid
9 13 (25.49%) OpenLDAP
10 12 (23.53%) SAN
11 11 (21.57%) CentOS
12 10 (19.61%) Test Scripting
12 10 (19.61%) Internet
12 10 (19.61%) Python
13 9 (17.65%) Web Services
13 9 (17.65%) IBM
13 9 (17.65%) DTV
13 9 (17.65%) Scrum
13 9 (17.65%) Automated Testing
13 9 (17.65%) Cybersecurity

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Cwmbran by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cwmbran 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 20 (39.22%) Apache
2 4 (7.84%) Confluence
3 3 (5.88%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 23 (45.10%) PaaS
2 3 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (39.22%) TCP/IP
2 13 (25.49%) OpenLDAP
3 12 (23.53%) SAN
4 10 (19.61%) Internet
5 8 (15.69%) iSCSI
5 8 (15.69%) NAS
6 7 (13.73%) DNS
6 7 (13.73%) Kerberos
6 7 (13.73%) Network Security
7 6 (11.76%) HTTP
8 5 (9.80%) Firewall
8 5 (9.80%) SSL
9 3 (5.88%) LAN
10 2 (3.92%) VLAN
10 2 (3.92%) VPN
10 2 (3.92%) WAN
10 2 (3.92%) Wireless
11 1 (1.96%) BGP
11 1 (1.96%) MPLS
11 1 (1.96%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (43.14%) Big Data
1 22 (43.14%) Data Mining
2 4 (7.84%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (7.84%) MongoDB
3 3 (5.88%) Neo4j
4 2 (3.92%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (13.73%) Cucumber
2 6 (11.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 6 (11.76%) Jenkins
2 6 (11.76%) JIRA
2 6 (11.76%) JUnit
3 4 (7.84%) FitNesse
3 4 (7.84%) TestLink
3 4 (7.84%) VersionOne
4 2 (3.92%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.92%) JMeter
4 2 (3.92%) NUnit
4 2 (3.92%) Selenium
4 2 (3.92%) Subversion
General
1 29 (56.86%) Telecoms
2 23 (45.10%) Advertising
2 23 (45.10%) Marketing
3 1 (1.96%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 10 (19.61%) Senior Network Engineer
2 9 (17.65%) Analyst
2 9 (17.65%) Test Analyst
3 8 (15.69%) C++ Developer
3 8 (15.69%) Developer
4 7 (13.73%) Administrator
4 7 (13.73%) C++ Software Developer
4 7 (13.73%) Linux Administrator
4 7 (13.73%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 7 (13.73%) Network Engineer
4 7 (13.73%) Software Developer
4 7 (13.73%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (11.76%) Senior Test Analyst
5 6 (11.76%) Test Engineer
6 5 (9.80%) C Developer
6 5 (9.80%) C Software Engineer
6 5 (9.80%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 5 (9.80%) C++ Software Engineer
6 5 (9.80%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (17.65%) Web Services
2 7 (13.73%) HTML
3 5 (9.80%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 4 (7.84%) HTML5
5 3 (5.88%) AngularJS
6 2 (3.92%) REST
7 1 (1.96%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.65%) DTV
2 5 (9.80%) User Experience
3 4 (7.84%) Client/Server
3 4 (7.84%) Clustering
3 4 (7.84%) IPTV
4 2 (3.92%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 21 (41.18%) Unix
2 15 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (21.57%) CentOS
4 7 (13.73%) Windows
5 3 (5.88%) Mac OS
5 3 (5.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (62.75%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (43.14%) E-Commerce
2 22 (43.14%) Mobile Marketing
3 10 (19.61%) Test Scripting
4 9 (17.65%) Automated Testing
4 9 (17.65%) Cybersecurity
4 9 (17.65%) Scrum
5 8 (15.69%) Software Engineering
6 7 (13.73%) Kalman Filter
6 7 (13.73%) Low Latency
6 7 (13.73%) Manual Testing
6 7 (13.73%) Network Architecture
7 6 (11.76%) BDD
7 6 (11.76%) TDD
8 5 (9.80%) High Availability
8 5 (9.80%) Unit Testing
9 4 (7.84%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (7.84%) Test Management
10 3 (5.88%) Configuration Management
11 2 (3.92%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (29.41%) C++
1 15 (29.41%) JavaScript
2 10 (19.61%) Python
3 7 (13.73%) Java
3 7 (13.73%) Perl
4 6 (11.76%) C
5 4 (7.84%) Objective-C
6 3 (5.88%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.92%) Groovy
7 2 (3.92%) SQL
8 1 (1.96%) Korn
8 1 (1.96%) Ruby
8 1 (1.96%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (15.69%) ISEB
1 8 (15.69%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.96%) CCIE
2 1 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (27.45%) QA
System Software
1 13 (25.49%) Squid
2 8 (15.69%) NFS
3 6 (11.76%) Samba
4 2 (3.92%) iptables
4 2 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 15 (29.41%) Red Hat
2 9 (17.65%) IBM
3 8 (15.69%) EMC
4 7 (13.73%) Cisco
5 6 (11.76%) Perforce
6 3 (5.88%) Microsoft
6 3 (5.88%) Oracle
7 2 (3.92%) VMware