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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 15 13 12
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 7 20 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 5.00% 13.51% 11.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.17% 57.14% 32.08%
Number of salaries quoted 7 20 15
Average salary £34,000 £38,250 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +7.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £30,650 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £37,300 £43,200 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
24 35 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 17.14% 23.65% 36.05%
Number of salaries quoted 24 34 48
Average salary £34,500 £33,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.98% -5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 1 September 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Newport

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 10 (62.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 9 (56.25%) Python
2 9 (56.25%) Red Hat
3 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (50.00%) Windows
3 8 (50.00%) SQL
3 8 (50.00%) Oracle
3 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 7 (43.75%) Sybase
4 7 (43.75%) UNIX
4 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
4 7 (43.75%) Clustering
5 6 (37.50%) SAN
5 6 (37.50%) Firewall
5 6 (37.50%) AIX
5 6 (37.50%) IBM
5 6 (37.50%) XML
5 6 (37.50%) Perl
5 6 (37.50%) PL/SQL
6 4 (25.00%) HP
6 4 (25.00%) Cisco
6 4 (25.00%) DTV
6 4 (25.00%) VMware
7 3 (18.75%) VMware ESX
7 3 (18.75%) VMware Workstation
7 3 (18.75%) Scrum
7 3 (18.75%) TDD
7 3 (18.75%) Multimedia
7 3 (18.75%) STB
7 3 (18.75%) DVB

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 3 (18.75%) Apache
2 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
3 1 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
2 6 (37.50%) SAN
2 6 (37.50%) Firewall
3 3 (18.75%) DVB
3 3 (18.75%) HTTP
4 2 (12.50%) Internet
5 1 (6.25%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) JUnit
1 1 (6.25%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (18.75%) Multimedia
2 2 (12.50%) Advertising
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
1 4 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Deployment Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Platform Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Installations Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Telecoms Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) XML
2 3 (18.75%) HTML
3 2 (12.50%) .NET
3 2 (12.50%) Web Services
3 2 (12.50%) Hibernate
3 2 (12.50%) Spring
3 2 (12.50%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Clustering
2 4 (25.00%) DTV
3 3 (18.75%) STB
4 2 (12.50%) RIA
5 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
5 1 (6.25%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 8 (50.00%) Windows
3 7 (43.75%) UNIX
4 6 (37.50%) AIX
5 1 (6.25%) Fedora
5 1 (6.25%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Regression Testing
1 3 (18.75%) Scrum
1 3 (18.75%) TDD
1 3 (18.75%) BDD
1 3 (18.75%) Automation Testing
2 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
2 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
3 1 (6.25%) DevOps
3 1 (6.25%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) Python
2 8 (50.00%) SQL
3 6 (37.50%) Perl
3 6 (37.50%) PL/SQL
4 3 (18.75%) C++
4 3 (18.75%) Java
4 3 (18.75%) Ruby
4 3 (18.75%) Korn
4 3 (18.75%) Bash Shell
5 1 (6.25%) C#
5 1 (6.25%) Groovy
5 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.25%) MCITP
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) VMware ESX
1 3 (18.75%) VMware Workstation
1 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Red Hat
2 8 (50.00%) Oracle
2 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (43.75%) Sybase
4 6 (37.50%) IBM
5 4 (25.00%) Cisco
5 4 (25.00%) HP
5 4 (25.00%) VMware
6 1 (6.25%) 3PAR
6 1 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (6.25%) Dell