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 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 15 13 6
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -7
Permanent jobs citing Linux 8 5 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cwmbran 14.55% 12.50% 25.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.81% 38.46% 83.33%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 8
Average salary £34,000 £32,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% -25.71%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
31 13 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cwmbran 56.36% 32.50% 30.00%
Number of salaries quoted 27 13 10
Average salary £34,000 £32,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% -23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £52,500 £33,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cwmbran

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 7 (58.33%) HTTP
3 7 (58.33%) Java
4 6 (50.00%) C
4 6 (50.00%) C++
4 6 (50.00%) UNIX
4 6 (50.00%) Python
4 6 (50.00%) Scrum
4 6 (50.00%) Software Engineering
5 5 (41.67%) Bash Shell
5 5 (41.67%) Windows
5 5 (41.67%) MySQL
5 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
5 5 (41.67%) Perl
5 5 (41.67%) Red Hat
6 4 (33.33%) Regression Testing
6 4 (33.33%) Advertising
6 4 (33.33%) DTV
6 4 (33.33%) SQL
6 4 (33.33%) CSS
6 4 (33.33%) Confluence
6 4 (33.33%) CentOS
6 4 (33.33%) BDD
6 4 (33.33%) Product Management
6 4 (33.33%) Jenkins
6 4 (33.33%) Bug Management
6 4 (33.33%) TestLink
6 4 (33.33%) Ruby
6 4 (33.33%) Korn

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Cwmbran by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 4 (33.33%) Confluence
2 3 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (16.67%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 7 (58.33%) HTTP
3 4 (33.33%) Wireshark
4 3 (25.00%) Internet
5 1 (8.33%) OSPF
5 1 (8.33%) BGP
5 1 (8.33%) EIGRP
5 1 (8.33%) IGRP
5 1 (8.33%) PPTP
5 1 (8.33%) Firewall
5 1 (8.33%) IPsec
5 1 (8.33%) VLAN
5 1 (8.33%) VPN
5 1 (8.33%) DNS
5 1 (8.33%) SSL
5 1 (8.33%) ADSL
5 1 (8.33%) ISDN
5 1 (8.33%) LAN
5 1 (8.33%) WAN
5 1 (8.33%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) MySQL
2 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (16.67%) RDBMS
4 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
4 1 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
4 1 (8.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) JIRA
1 4 (33.33%) Fiddler
1 4 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 4 (33.33%) TestLink
2 1 (8.33%) JUnit
2 1 (8.33%) Subversion
2 1 (8.33%) GCC
2 1 (8.33%) GDB
2 1 (8.33%) Automake
General
1 4 (33.33%) Advertising
2 3 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Software Test Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) C Software Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Web Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Web Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Support
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Support
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) CSS
2 3 (25.00%) HTML
3 2 (16.67%) .NET
3 2 (16.67%) SVG
3 2 (16.67%) Hibernate
3 2 (16.67%) Spring
3 2 (16.67%) Java EE
3 2 (16.67%) Web Services
3 2 (16.67%) XML
3 2 (16.67%) JPA
3 2 (16.67%) HTML5
4 1 (8.33%) REST
4 1 (8.33%) Pthreads
4 1 (8.33%) POSIX
4 1 (8.33%) JAX-WS
4 1 (8.33%) J2EE
4 1 (8.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) DTV
2 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (16.67%) Arduino
4 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (8.33%) Algorithms
4 1 (8.33%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) UNIX
2 5 (41.67%) Windows
3 4 (33.33%) CentOS
4 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (50.00%) Scrum
3 4 (33.33%) Bug Management
3 4 (33.33%) Product Management
3 4 (33.33%) BDD
3 4 (33.33%) TDD
3 4 (33.33%) Test Management
3 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (33.33%) Regression Testing
4 3 (25.00%) OO
4 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (25.00%) Time Management
4 3 (25.00%) Mobile Marketing
5 2 (16.67%) Web Development
5 2 (16.67%) UML
5 2 (16.67%) OOP
6 1 (8.33%) ITIL
6 1 (8.33%) OOD
6 1 (8.33%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) Java
2 6 (50.00%) C
2 6 (50.00%) C++
2 6 (50.00%) Python
3 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 5 (41.67%) Perl
3 5 (41.67%) Bash Shell
4 4 (33.33%) SQL
4 4 (33.33%) Ruby
4 4 (33.33%) Korn
5 1 (8.33%) PHP
5 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
5 1 (8.33%) AWK
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (8.33%) CCNP
2 1 (8.33%) CCNA
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Nokia
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