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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 25 28 7
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -21
Permanent jobs citing Linux 7 17 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 3.54% 7.62% 19.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.42% 53.13% 48.65%
Number of salaries quoted 6 13 35
Average salary £38,000 £43,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.64% +16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £32,500 £32,200
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £50,300 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
38 32 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 19.19% 14.35% 39.36%
Number of salaries quoted 34 27 71
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £31,500 £27,213
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £42,500 £51,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 8 (57.14%) Red Hat
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) TDD
2 5 (35.71%) Regression Testing
2 5 (35.71%) Scrum
2 5 (35.71%) BDD
2 5 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (35.71%) Java
2 5 (35.71%) Python
2 5 (35.71%) Korn
2 5 (35.71%) Bash Shell
3 4 (28.57%) SAN
3 4 (28.57%) SQL
3 4 (28.57%) HTML
3 4 (28.57%) VMware
3 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (21.43%) Multimedia
4 3 (21.43%) SolarWinds
4 3 (21.43%) MySQL
4 3 (21.43%) HP
4 3 (21.43%) Dell
4 3 (21.43%) HPUX
4 3 (21.43%) Solaris
4 3 (21.43%) Automation Testing
4 3 (21.43%) .NET
4 3 (21.43%) JUnit
4 3 (21.43%) Apache
4 3 (21.43%) HTTP
4 3 (21.43%) RHCE
4 3 (21.43%) LAMP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (21.43%) Apache
2 2 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 2 (14.29%) Confluence
3 1 (7.14%) Lync
3 1 (7.14%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) SAN
2 3 (21.43%) HTTP
3 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 2 (14.29%) Internet
4 1 (7.14%) Firewall
4 1 (7.14%) LAN
4 1 (7.14%) VoIP
4 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) JUnit
2 2 (14.29%) JIRA
2 2 (14.29%) Cucumber
2 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.14%) TestLink
3 1 (7.14%) SoapUI
3 1 (7.14%) Selenium
3 1 (7.14%) JMeter
General
1 3 (21.43%) Multimedia
2 2 (14.29%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Test Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Manager
4 1 (7.14%) IT Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) QA Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Mac Developer
4 1 (7.14%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) HTML
2 3 (21.43%) .NET
2 3 (21.43%) LAMP
3 2 (14.29%) Hibernate
3 2 (14.29%) Spring
3 2 (14.29%) Java EE
3 2 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Client/Server
1 2 (14.29%) RIA
1 2 (14.29%) User Experience
2 1 (7.14%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (21.43%) HPUX
2 3 (21.43%) Solaris
3 2 (14.29%) CentOS
4 1 (7.14%) Mac OS
4 1 (7.14%) Ubuntu
4 1 (7.14%) UNIX
4 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) TDD
2 5 (35.71%) Regression Testing
2 5 (35.71%) Scrum
2 5 (35.71%) BDD
3 3 (21.43%) Automation Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Bug Management
4 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.14%) Manual Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Test Management
5 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Cyber Security
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) Java
1 5 (35.71%) Python
1 5 (35.71%) Korn
1 5 (35.71%) Bash Shell
2 4 (28.57%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) C++
3 3 (21.43%) Ruby
3 3 (21.43%) Groovy
4 2 (14.29%) C#
4 2 (14.29%) Perl
5 1 (7.14%) Objective-C
5 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) RHCE
2 1 (7.14%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Red Hat
2 4 (28.57%) VMware
3 3 (21.43%) SolarWinds
3 3 (21.43%) HP
3 3 (21.43%) Dell
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco
5 1 (7.14%) Perforce
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