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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 20 18 16
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 19 7 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 9.31% 5.30% 13.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.19% 33.33% 60.61%
Number of salaries quoted 19 7 20
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 £38,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,400 £30,650
10% offered a salary of more than £40,900 £37,300 £43,200
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
43 21 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 21.08% 15.91% 22.92%
Number of salaries quoted 37 21 32
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £43,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 31 August 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Newport

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 29 (60.42%) Java
2 24 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (47.92%) Windows
3 23 (47.92%) Python
4 22 (45.83%) JavaScript
5 18 (37.50%) Perl
5 18 (37.50%) SQL Server
5 18 (37.50%) Subversion
5 18 (37.50%) Git (software)
5 18 (37.50%) REST
6 17 (35.42%) Bash Shell
7 16 (33.33%) Test Management
7 16 (33.33%) Automation Testing
7 16 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
7 16 (33.33%) API Testing
7 16 (33.33%) Web Services
7 16 (33.33%) DTV
8 13 (27.08%) VMware
9 11 (22.92%) Microsoft
9 11 (22.92%) Active Directory
9 11 (22.92%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (20.83%) Degree
10 10 (20.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 10 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (18.75%) AS400
11 9 (18.75%) Finance
11 9 (18.75%) HTTP
11 9 (18.75%) IBM
11 9 (18.75%) OS/400

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 3 (6.25%) IIS
1 3 (6.25%) Apache
2 1 (2.08%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.08%) Confluence
2 1 (2.08%) JBoss
2 1 (2.08%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.75%) HTTP
2 6 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 4 (8.33%) SAN
4 3 (6.25%) VoIP
5 2 (4.17%) Firewall
6 1 (2.08%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.17%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 18 (37.50%) Subversion
1 18 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 5 (10.42%) Cucumber
2 5 (10.42%) Jenkins
2 5 (10.42%) JUnit
3 4 (8.33%) Selenium
4 1 (2.08%) JIRA
General
1 9 (18.75%) Finance
2 8 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.08%) Advertising
3 1 (2.08%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 11 (22.92%) Developer
2 10 (20.83%) Administrator
2 10 (20.83%) Test Engineer
2 10 (20.83%) Automation Engineer
2 10 (20.83%) Test Automation Engineer
3 9 (18.75%) 3rd Line Support
3 9 (18.75%) Systems Administrator
4 8 (16.67%) .NET Developer
5 6 (12.50%) Software Tester
5 6 (12.50%) Tester
6 5 (10.42%) Software Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Software Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
9 1 (2.08%) Support Analyst
9 1 (2.08%) Technical Support
9 1 (2.08%) Support Engineer
9 1 (2.08%) Junior
9 1 (2.08%) Technical Support Analyst
9 1 (2.08%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (37.50%) REST
2 16 (33.33%) Web Services
3 9 (18.75%) .NET
3 9 (18.75%) ASP.NET
4 8 (16.67%) XML
4 8 (16.67%) JSON
4 8 (16.67%) HTML
5 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.08%) OpenCV
Miscellaneous
1 16 (33.33%) DTV
2 9 (18.75%) AS400
3 7 (14.58%) Digital Media
4 5 (10.42%) Client/Server
5 2 (4.17%) Algorithms
5 2 (4.17%) Clustering
5 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (47.92%) Windows
2 11 (22.92%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (18.75%) OS/400
5 4 (8.33%) UNIX
6 2 (4.17%) Android
6 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (4.17%) Mac OS
7 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.08%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (33.33%) Test Management
2 16 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 16 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 16 (33.33%) API Testing
3 9 (18.75%) Test Automation
4 7 (14.58%) Software Engineering
5 5 (10.42%) Product Management
5 5 (10.42%) Regression Testing
6 4 (8.33%) Scrum
7 2 (4.17%) OO
7 2 (4.17%) ITIL
8 1 (2.08%) OOP
8 1 (2.08%) MVC
8 1 (2.08%) Migration
8 1 (2.08%) TDD
8 1 (2.08%) BDD
8 1 (2.08%) Bug Management
8 1 (2.08%) Test Scripting
8 1 (2.08%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 29 (60.42%) Java
2 23 (47.92%) Python
3 22 (45.83%) JavaScript
4 18 (37.50%) Perl
5 17 (35.42%) Bash Shell
6 9 (18.75%) C#
7 4 (8.33%) Groovy
8 2 (4.17%) PowerShell
8 2 (4.17%) SQL
9 1 (2.08%) C++
9 1 (2.08%) Objective-C
9 1 (2.08%) Korn
Qualifications
1 10 (20.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 10 (20.83%) Degree
2 9 (18.75%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (22.92%) Active Directory
2 10 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) SCCM
2 1 (2.08%) Nagios
Vendors
1 13 (27.08%) VMware
2 11 (22.92%) Microsoft
3 9 (18.75%) IBM
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle
4 1 (2.08%) Borland
4 1 (2.08%) Red Hat