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

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 5 13 6
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -7
Permanent jobs citing Linux 17 9 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cwmbran 30.91% 20.45% 22.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.22% 69.23% 83.33%
Number of salaries quoted 14 9 8
Average salary £37,000 £32,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.84% -16.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £27,500 £34,250
10% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £38,800 £47,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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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
36 13 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cwmbran 65.45% 29.55% 26.67%
Number of salaries quoted 32 13 10
Average salary £34,000 £31,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.93% -25.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,200 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-0.80% -

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 22 October 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Cwmbran

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cwmbran

For the 6 months to 22 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 19 (90.48%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (76.19%) TCP/IP
3 14 (66.67%) HTTP
3 14 (66.67%) UNIX
4 13 (61.90%) Java
4 13 (61.90%) Python
5 12 (57.14%) C
6 11 (52.38%) JavaScript
6 11 (52.38%) MySQL
6 11 (52.38%) Advertising
7 10 (47.62%) Software Engineering
7 10 (47.62%) Marketing
7 10 (47.62%) Perl
7 10 (47.62%) E-Commerce
7 10 (47.62%) Mobile Marketing
8 9 (42.86%) C++
8 9 (42.86%) HTML
8 9 (42.86%) Red Hat
8 9 (42.86%) Scrum
9 8 (38.10%) Degree
9 8 (38.10%) Computer Science
9 8 (38.10%) Bash Shell
9 8 (38.10%) Big Data
10 7 (33.33%) Relational Database
10 7 (33.33%) PaaS
10 7 (33.33%) JIRA
10 7 (33.33%) Wireshark
10 7 (33.33%) CentOS
10 7 (33.33%) Internet
10 7 (33.33%) CSS

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Cwmbran by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 6 (28.57%) Apache
1 6 (28.57%) Confluence
2 3 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.76%) JBoss
3 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.76%) GlassFish
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (33.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (76.19%) TCP/IP
2 14 (66.67%) HTTP
3 7 (33.33%) Wireshark
3 7 (33.33%) Internet
4 3 (14.29%) SSL
5 2 (9.52%) SNMP
5 2 (9.52%) VLAN
5 2 (9.52%) WAN
5 2 (9.52%) LAN
5 2 (9.52%) VPN
5 2 (9.52%) DNS
5 2 (9.52%) Firewall
6 1 (4.76%) tcpdump
6 1 (4.76%) iSCSI
6 1 (4.76%) OSPF
6 1 (4.76%) BGP
6 1 (4.76%) EIGRP
6 1 (4.76%) IGRP
6 1 (4.76%) PPTP
6 1 (4.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (52.38%) MySQL
2 8 (38.10%) Big Data
3 7 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 4 (19.05%) RDBMS
5 2 (9.52%) Hadoop
6 1 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
6 1 (4.76%) Informix
Development Applications
1 7 (33.33%) JIRA
2 6 (28.57%) Fiddler
2 6 (28.57%) TestLink
2 6 (28.57%) Jenkins
3 3 (14.29%) GCC
3 3 (14.29%) GDB
3 3 (14.29%) Automake
3 3 (14.29%) Subversion
4 1 (4.76%) Zephyr
4 1 (4.76%) JUnit
General
1 11 (52.38%) Advertising
2 10 (47.62%) Marketing
3 1 (4.76%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) C Software Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Test Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Software Test Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Implementation Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Software Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Mobile Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Network Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Applications Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Web Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Web Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Tester
6 1 (4.76%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) HTML
2 7 (33.33%) CSS
3 6 (28.57%) XML
4 5 (23.81%) HTML5
4 5 (23.81%) Web Services
5 3 (14.29%) REST
5 3 (14.29%) Pthreads
5 3 (14.29%) SOAP
5 3 (14.29%) POSIX
6 2 (9.52%) Spring
6 2 (9.52%) Hibernate
6 2 (9.52%) JPA
6 2 (9.52%) .NET
6 2 (9.52%) SVG
6 2 (9.52%) Java EE
7 1 (4.76%) J2EE
7 1 (4.76%) DOM
7 1 (4.76%) JAX-WS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Computer Science
2 6 (28.57%) DTV
3 3 (14.29%) Algorithms
4 2 (9.52%) Arduino
5 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
5 1 (4.76%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 14 (66.67%) UNIX
2 7 (33.33%) CentOS
2 7 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.76%) Android
4 1 (4.76%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (90.48%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (47.62%) Software Engineering
2 10 (47.62%) E-Commerce
2 10 (47.62%) Mobile Marketing
3 9 (42.86%) Scrum
4 6 (28.57%) Regression Testing
4 6 (28.57%) Test Management
4 6 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (28.57%) TDD
4 6 (28.57%) Bug Management
4 6 (28.57%) BDD
4 6 (28.57%) Product Management
5 5 (23.81%) Web Development
5 5 (23.81%) OO
6 4 (19.05%) Time Management
6 4 (19.05%) Web Application Development
7 3 (14.29%) OOD
8 2 (9.52%) ETL
8 2 (9.52%) UML
8 2 (9.52%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) Java
1 13 (61.90%) Python
2 12 (57.14%) C
3 11 (52.38%) JavaScript
4 10 (47.62%) Perl
5 9 (42.86%) C++
6 8 (38.10%) Bash Shell
7 6 (28.57%) SQL
7 6 (28.57%) Korn
7 6 (28.57%) Ruby
8 4 (19.05%) PHP
9 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
10 1 (4.76%) AWK
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (4.76%) CCNP
2 1 (4.76%) CCNA
2 1 (4.76%) ISEB
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) NFS
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.76%) Xen
1 1 (4.76%) Samba
1 1 (4.76%) Squid
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Red Hat
2 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco
2 1 (4.76%) IBM
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) EMC
2 1 (4.76%) Nokia
2 1 (4.76%) Zend
2 1 (4.76%) VMware