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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 13 7 3
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 9 12 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cwmbran 14.06% 23.08% 36.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.71% 50.00% 90.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6 12 17
Average salary £34,000 £33,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.25% -21.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £38,000 £45,000
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
35 24 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cwmbran 54.69% 46.15% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 31 24 19
Average salary £34,000 £33,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.49% -16.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £32,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 29 August 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 9 (56.25%) Java
2 8 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (43.75%) Software Engineering
4 6 (37.50%) HTTP
4 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 6 (37.50%) C++
4 6 (37.50%) MySQL
4 6 (37.50%) UNIX
4 6 (37.50%) Python
5 5 (31.25%) C
5 5 (31.25%) Windows
5 5 (31.25%) CSS
5 5 (31.25%) SQL
5 5 (31.25%) Perl
5 5 (31.25%) Red Hat
5 5 (31.25%) Scrum
6 4 (25.00%) Advertising
6 4 (25.00%) Degree
6 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
6 4 (25.00%) Bash Shell
6 4 (25.00%) DTV
6 4 (25.00%) Tomcat
6 4 (25.00%) OO
7 3 (18.75%) UML
7 3 (18.75%) OOP
7 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
7 3 (18.75%) HTML
7 3 (18.75%) Web Services
7 3 (18.75%) XML

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Cwmbran by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (18.75%) Confluence
3 2 (12.50%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (37.50%) HTTP
3 3 (18.75%) Internet
3 3 (18.75%) Wireshark
4 2 (12.50%) Unified Communications
4 2 (12.50%) Firewall
4 2 (12.50%) VoIP
5 1 (6.25%) WAN
5 1 (6.25%) DHCP
5 1 (6.25%) ADSL
5 1 (6.25%) ISDN
5 1 (6.25%) LAN
5 1 (6.25%) VPN
5 1 (6.25%) DNS
5 1 (6.25%) SSL
5 1 (6.25%) IPsec
5 1 (6.25%) VLAN
5 1 (6.25%) SNMP
5 1 (6.25%) OSPF
5 1 (6.25%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) MySQL
2 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
3 2 (12.50%) RDBMS
4 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
4 1 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
4 1 (6.25%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) JIRA
1 3 (18.75%) Fiddler
1 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.25%) JUnit
2 1 (6.25%) Subversion
2 1 (6.25%) GCC
2 1 (6.25%) GDB
2 1 (6.25%) Automake
General
1 4 (25.00%) Advertising
2 3 (18.75%) Marketing
3 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Software Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Support Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Java Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Test Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Software Test Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) C Software Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Support
5 1 (6.25%) Network Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Programmer
5 1 (6.25%) Network Support
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Java Programmer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Support
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) CSS
2 3 (18.75%) HTML
2 3 (18.75%) SVG
2 3 (18.75%) Hibernate
2 3 (18.75%) Spring
2 3 (18.75%) Web Services
2 3 (18.75%) XML
2 3 (18.75%) JPA
3 2 (12.50%) HTML5
3 2 (12.50%) Java EE
3 2 (12.50%) JAX-WS
3 2 (12.50%) .NET
3 2 (12.50%) J2EE
4 1 (6.25%) SOAP
4 1 (6.25%) REST
4 1 (6.25%) Pthreads
4 1 (6.25%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) DTV
1 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (18.75%) Arduino
3 1 (6.25%) Digital Media
3 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (6.25%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) UNIX
2 5 (31.25%) Windows
3 3 (18.75%) CentOS
4 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (6.25%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Software Engineering
1 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Scrum
3 4 (25.00%) OO
4 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
4 3 (18.75%) UML
4 3 (18.75%) OOP
4 3 (18.75%) Regression Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Test Management
4 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (18.75%) Time Management
4 3 (18.75%) Product Management
4 3 (18.75%) Bug Management
4 3 (18.75%) Mobile Marketing
4 3 (18.75%) TDD
4 3 (18.75%) BDD
5 2 (12.50%) Web Development
6 1 (6.25%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) Java
2 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 6 (37.50%) C++
2 6 (37.50%) Python
3 5 (31.25%) C
3 5 (31.25%) Perl
3 5 (31.25%) SQL
4 4 (25.00%) Bash Shell
5 3 (18.75%) Ruby
5 3 (18.75%) Korn
6 1 (6.25%) PHP
6 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
6 1 (6.25%) AWK
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (6.25%) CCNP
2 1 (6.25%) CCNA
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Red Hat
2 2 (12.50%) Acme Packet
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) Nokia
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) IBM
3 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint