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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 11 18 15
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 27 9 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 14.44% 6.52% 9.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.57% 33.33% 59.09%
Number of salaries quoted 24 8 13
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,234 £32,850 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £35,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +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
70 27 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 37.43% 19.57% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 63 26 20
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £32,550 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £47,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 22 May 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Newport

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 14 (40.00%) VMware
2 13 (37.14%) Java
2 13 (37.14%) Windows
3 12 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (34.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (31.43%) Python
4 11 (31.43%) JavaScript
5 10 (28.57%) Perl
5 10 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 10 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 10 (28.57%) Git (software)
5 10 (28.57%) Bash Shell
5 10 (28.57%) REST
6 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (25.71%) Subversion
6 9 (25.71%) Web Services
7 8 (22.86%) Finance
7 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
7 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (22.86%) DTV
7 8 (22.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (22.86%) Test Management
7 8 (22.86%) Automation Testing
7 8 (22.86%) Test Automation
7 8 (22.86%) Continuous Delivery
8 7 (20.00%) VCP5
8 7 (20.00%) IBM
8 7 (20.00%) AS400
8 7 (20.00%) VoIP
8 7 (20.00%) OS/400

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 5 (14.29%) Apache
2 3 (8.57%) IIS
3 2 (5.71%) Confluence
4 1 (2.86%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.86%) JBoss
4 1 (2.86%) CMS
4 1 (2.86%) Lync
4 1 (2.86%) Node.js
4 1 (2.86%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Office 365
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.00%) VoIP
2 5 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 5 (14.29%) SAN
3 3 (8.57%) Ethernet
4 2 (5.71%) HTTP
5 1 (2.86%) SNMP
5 1 (2.86%) DHCP
5 1 (2.86%) WAN
5 1 (2.86%) LAN
5 1 (2.86%) Firewall
5 1 (2.86%) Internet
5 1 (2.86%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.43%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 9 (25.71%) Subversion
3 3 (8.57%) JUnit
3 3 (8.57%) Cucumber
3 3 (8.57%) Jenkins
4 2 (5.71%) Selenium
4 2 (5.71%) JIRA
5 1 (2.86%) GitLab
General
1 8 (22.86%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.86%) Automotive
2 1 (2.86%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Administrator
2 8 (22.86%) Systems Administrator
3 7 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (14.29%) Tester
4 5 (14.29%) Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Software Tester
5 4 (11.43%) Test Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Automation Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Test Automation Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Installations Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Software Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Support Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Support Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Technical Support
8 1 (2.86%) Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) IT Manager
8 1 (2.86%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (28.57%) REST
2 9 (25.71%) Web Services
3 3 (8.57%) LAMP
4 2 (5.71%) JSON
4 2 (5.71%) HTML
4 2 (5.71%) .NET
5 1 (2.86%) XML
5 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.86%) Memcached
5 1 (2.86%) RESTful
5 1 (2.86%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) DTV
2 7 (20.00%) AS400
3 3 (8.57%) Client/Server
4 2 (5.71%) User Experience
5 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.86%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.86%) EPoS
5 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (37.14%) Windows
2 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (20.00%) OS/400
5 4 (11.43%) Solaris
5 4 (11.43%) UNIX
6 3 (8.57%) HPUX
7 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (5.71%) Mac OS
8 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.86%) CentOS
8 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.86%) Android
8 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.86%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (22.86%) Test Management
2 8 (22.86%) Automation Testing
2 8 (22.86%) Test Automation
2 8 (22.86%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (8.57%) Regression Testing
3 3 (8.57%) Scrum
3 3 (8.57%) Software Engineering
4 2 (5.71%) TDD
4 2 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (5.71%) Product Management
4 2 (5.71%) BDD
4 2 (5.71%) Bug Management
5 1 (2.86%) ITIL
5 1 (2.86%) E-Commerce
5 1 (2.86%) OO
5 1 (2.86%) Project Management
5 1 (2.86%) Network Management
5 1 (2.86%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 13 (37.14%) Java
2 11 (31.43%) Python
2 11 (31.43%) JavaScript
3 10 (28.57%) Perl
3 10 (28.57%) Bash Shell
4 4 (11.43%) SQL
5 2 (5.71%) Korn
5 2 (5.71%) Objective-C
5 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.71%) Groovy
5 2 (5.71%) C#
6 1 (2.86%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 7 (20.00%) VCP5
3 3 (8.57%) RHCE
4 2 (5.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) QA
1 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (34.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (28.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) SCCM
2 1 (2.86%) Nagios
2 1 (2.86%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 14 (40.00%) VMware
2 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
3 7 (20.00%) IBM
4 4 (11.43%) Red Hat
5 3 (8.57%) HP
5 3 (8.57%) Dell
5 3 (8.57%) SolarWinds
6 2 (5.71%) Oracle
7 1 (2.86%) DigitalOcean
7 1 (2.86%) Cisco
7 1 (2.86%) Borland
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