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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 3 7 3
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 39 11 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cwmbran 32.50% 26.19% 41.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 48.75% 45.83% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 35 11 22
Average salary £45,500 £34,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.82% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £35,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%
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
80 24 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cwmbran 66.67% 57.14% 41.51%
Number of salaries quoted 68 24 22
Average salary £43,000 £32,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.37% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £48,000 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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
Salary Histogram in Cwmbran

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Cwmbran region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Cwmbran

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cwmbran

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 33 (45.83%) E-Commerce
1 33 (45.83%) Data Mining
1 33 (45.83%) Advertising
1 33 (45.83%) Marketing
1 33 (45.83%) PaaS
1 33 (45.83%) Big Data
1 33 (45.83%) Mobile Marketing
2 26 (36.11%) Perl
3 23 (31.94%) TCP/IP
4 21 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (26.39%) Korn
5 19 (26.39%) UNIX
5 19 (26.39%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (23.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 17 (23.61%) Java
6 17 (23.61%) Client/Server
6 17 (23.61%) Apache
6 17 (23.61%) Red Hat
7 15 (20.83%) DTV
8 14 (19.44%) JavaScript
8 14 (19.44%) Bash Shell
9 13 (18.06%) C
9 13 (18.06%) Windows
10 12 (16.67%) Test Management
10 12 (16.67%) User Experience
11 11 (15.28%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (15.28%) QA
11 11 (15.28%) CentOS
11 11 (15.28%) C++
11 11 (15.28%) Scrum

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Cwmbran by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 17 (23.61%) Apache
2 8 (11.11%) Confluence
3 4 (5.56%) Node.js
4 2 (2.78%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (5.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 33 (45.83%) PaaS
2 5 (6.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (31.94%) TCP/IP
2 8 (11.11%) SNMP
2 8 (11.11%) DVB
2 8 (11.11%) IGMP
2 8 (11.11%) RTSP
2 8 (11.11%) Multicast
2 8 (11.11%) Unicast
3 6 (8.33%) VPLS
3 6 (8.33%) BGP
3 6 (8.33%) VoIP
3 6 (8.33%) IPv4
3 6 (8.33%) IPv6
3 6 (8.33%) HTTP
3 6 (8.33%) MPLS
4 4 (5.56%) SAN
4 4 (5.56%) Ethernet
4 4 (5.56%) NAS
5 3 (4.17%) VPN
6 2 (2.78%) DNS
6 2 (2.78%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (45.83%) Data Mining
1 33 (45.83%) Big Data
2 7 (9.72%) VoltDB
2 7 (9.72%) NoSQL
3 6 (8.33%) MySQL
4 3 (4.17%) Informix
5 2 (2.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (12.50%) JUnit
1 9 (12.50%) Cucumber
1 9 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 8 (11.11%) TestLink
2 8 (11.11%) JIRA
3 4 (5.56%) Eclipse
3 4 (5.56%) Xcode
General
1 33 (45.83%) Advertising
1 33 (45.83%) Marketing
2 5 (6.94%) Multimedia
3 4 (5.56%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (16.67%) Software Engineer
2 11 (15.28%) Analyst
3 10 (13.89%) Team Leader
4 8 (11.11%) Network Engineer
4 8 (11.11%) Test Team Leader
5 7 (9.72%) Support Analyst
5 7 (9.72%) Developer
5 7 (9.72%) Senior Network Engineer
6 6 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
6 6 (8.33%) Technical Support
6 6 (8.33%) Technical Support Analyst
7 5 (6.94%) Test Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) Operations Manager
8 4 (5.56%) Support Technician
8 4 (5.56%) Software Development Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Test Analyst
8 4 (5.56%) IT Support Technician
8 4 (5.56%) IT Operations Manager
8 4 (5.56%) IT Support
8 4 (5.56%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.50%) HTML
2 6 (8.33%) Web Services
3 4 (5.56%) POSIX
3 4 (5.56%) Pthreads
4 2 (2.78%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 2 (2.78%) HTML5
4 2 (2.78%) AngularJS
4 2 (2.78%) PCRE
4 2 (2.78%) jQuery
5 1 (1.39%) JAX-WS
5 1 (1.39%) JPA
5 1 (1.39%) .NET
5 1 (1.39%) JSP
5 1 (1.39%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.39%) Spring
5 1 (1.39%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 19 (26.39%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (23.61%) Client/Server
3 15 (20.83%) DTV
4 12 (16.67%) User Experience
5 8 (11.11%) Statistics
6 6 (8.33%) Management Information System
6 6 (8.33%) Algorithms
7 4 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (2.78%) Data Integration
8 2 (2.78%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 19 (26.39%) UNIX
2 17 (23.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (18.06%) Windows
4 11 (15.28%) CentOS
5 6 (8.33%) Apple iOS
5 6 (8.33%) Solaris
6 2 (2.78%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (45.83%) E-Commerce
1 33 (45.83%) Mobile Marketing
2 21 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (16.67%) Test Management
4 11 (15.28%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (15.28%) Scrum
5 10 (13.89%) Software Engineering
6 9 (12.50%) BDD
6 9 (12.50%) TDD
7 8 (11.11%) Test Automation
7 8 (11.11%) Product Management
7 8 (11.11%) Software Testing
7 8 (11.11%) Low Latency
8 7 (9.72%) Line Management
8 7 (9.72%) Operations Management
8 7 (9.72%) Migration
8 7 (9.72%) Regression Testing
8 7 (9.72%) ETL
9 6 (8.33%) Automated Testing
9 6 (8.33%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 26 (36.11%) Perl
2 19 (26.39%) Korn
3 17 (23.61%) Java
4 14 (19.44%) JavaScript
4 14 (19.44%) Bash Shell
5 13 (18.06%) C
6 11 (15.28%) C++
7 10 (13.89%) Objective-C
8 9 (12.50%) SQL
9 8 (11.11%) Python
10 7 (9.72%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.39%) AWK
Qualifications
1 7 (9.72%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (8.33%) ISEB
3 5 (6.94%) CCIE
4 4 (5.56%) CCNP
4 4 (5.56%) Degree
5 2 (2.78%) CCNA
5 2 (2.78%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.28%) QA
System Software
1 6 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.78%) Squid
2 2 (2.78%) Xen
2 2 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.39%) NFS
Vendors
1 17 (23.61%) Red Hat
2 8 (11.11%) Perforce
2 8 (11.11%) IBM
3 7 (9.72%) Cisco
4 6 (8.33%) Oracle
5 5 (6.94%) Apple
6 4 (5.56%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.78%) VMware
8 1 (1.39%) EMC