The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Newport region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 26 22 13
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -9
Permanent jobs citing Linux 13 9 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 6.44% 5.70% 12.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.31% 33.33% 71.43%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 15
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £32,850 £22,400
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £35,000 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Linux
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Newport region.

Operating Systems Category
Newport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
61 27 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 30.20% 17.09% 17.65%
Number of salaries quoted 57 26 19
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

Linux
Salary Trend in Newport

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

Linux Salary Trend in Newport

Linux
Salary Histogram in Newport

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Newport region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Newport

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Newport 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 12 (54.55%) VMware
2 11 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (40.91%) Windows
4 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
5 7 (31.82%) VoIP
6 6 (27.27%) SAN
6 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
6 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (22.73%) MySQL
7 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
7 5 (22.73%) Red Hat
7 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (22.73%) Finance
8 4 (18.18%) AS400
8 4 (18.18%) LAMP
8 4 (18.18%) IBM
8 4 (18.18%) SQL
8 4 (18.18%) Java
8 4 (18.18%) HPUX
8 4 (18.18%) Solaris
8 4 (18.18%) Apache
8 4 (18.18%) OS/400
8 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
8 4 (18.18%) HP
8 4 (18.18%) Dell
8 4 (18.18%) RHCE
8 4 (18.18%) VCP5
8 4 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (18.18%) SolarWinds
9 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Newport 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 (18.18%) Apache
2 3 (13.64%) IIS
3 2 (9.09%) Lync
4 1 (4.55%) Node.js
4 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
4 1 (4.55%) CMS
4 1 (4.55%) nginx
4 1 (4.55%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) VoIP
2 6 (27.27%) SAN
3 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
4 3 (13.64%) Ethernet
5 2 (9.09%) WAN
5 2 (9.09%) LAN
5 2 (9.09%) Firewall
6 1 (4.55%) Internet
6 1 (4.55%) DSL
6 1 (4.55%) HTTP
6 1 (4.55%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 5 (22.73%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
2 2 (9.09%) Subversion
3 1 (4.55%) JIRA
3 1 (4.55%) Selenium
3 1 (4.55%) JUnit
3 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.55%) GitLab
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Automotive
2 1 (4.55%) Advertising
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Administrator
2 6 (27.27%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (18.18%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (13.64%) Test Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Automation Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Developer
5 2 (9.09%) IT Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Systems Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Installations Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Hardware Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) IT Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) QA Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Mac Developer
6 1 (4.55%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) LAMP
2 3 (13.64%) Web Services
2 3 (13.64%) REST
3 1 (4.55%) HTML
3 1 (4.55%) .NET
3 1 (4.55%) Spring
3 1 (4.55%) JSON
3 1 (4.55%) RESTful
3 1 (4.55%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) AS400
2 2 (9.09%) DTV
3 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.55%) EPoS
3 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.55%) User Experience
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Windows
2 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (18.18%) HPUX
4 4 (18.18%) Solaris
4 4 (18.18%) OS/400
5 2 (9.09%) Ubuntu
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (9.09%) UNIX
6 1 (4.55%) CentOS
6 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.55%) Mac OS
6 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (9.09%) Project Management
2 2 (9.09%) Test Automation
2 2 (9.09%) Test Management
2 2 (9.09%) Automation Testing
2 2 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
3 1 (4.55%) BDD
3 1 (4.55%) Network Management
3 1 (4.55%) Bug Management
3 1 (4.55%) Regression Testing
3 1 (4.55%) Scrum
3 1 (4.55%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) SQL
1 4 (18.18%) Java
2 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
2 3 (13.64%) Perl
2 3 (13.64%) Python
2 3 (13.64%) Bash Shell
3 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.55%) C#
4 1 (4.55%) Objective-C
4 1 (4.55%) Korn
4 1 (4.55%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) RHCE
1 4 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 4 (18.18%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 11 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) SCCM
2 1 (4.55%) HAProxy
2 1 (4.55%) Nagios
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) VMware
2 5 (22.73%) Red Hat
2 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
3 4 (18.18%) HP
3 4 (18.18%) Dell
3 4 (18.18%) IBM
3 4 (18.18%) SolarWinds
4 2 (9.09%) Cisco
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle
5 1 (4.55%) DigitalOcean
Newport, Gwent
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum, Benefits Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago