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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 25 21 9
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -12
Permanent jobs citing Linux 12 8 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 5.61% 4.85% 15.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.35% 26.67% 68.00%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 17
Average salary £30,000 £34,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £32,850 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £35,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%
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
62 30 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 28.97% 18.18% 22.94%
Number of salaries quoted 59 29 22
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £18,000 £27,213
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
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
Salary Histogram in Newport

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Newport region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Newport

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 9 (47.37%) VMware
2 8 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (36.84%) VoIP
4 6 (31.58%) Windows
4 6 (31.58%) SAN
4 6 (31.58%) Red Hat
5 5 (26.32%) SQL
5 5 (26.32%) MySQL
5 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
5 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
6 4 (21.05%) RHCE
6 4 (21.05%) HP
6 4 (21.05%) Dell
6 4 (21.05%) Java
6 4 (21.05%) HPUX
6 4 (21.05%) Solaris
6 4 (21.05%) Apache
6 4 (21.05%) LAMP
6 4 (21.05%) SolarWinds
7 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (15.79%) Bash Shell
7 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (15.79%) Python
7 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
7 3 (15.79%) IIS
7 3 (15.79%) Ethernet
7 3 (15.79%) Perl
8 2 (10.53%) LAN
8 2 (10.53%) Client/Server
8 2 (10.53%) WAN

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (21.05%) Apache
2 3 (15.79%) IIS
3 2 (10.53%) Confluence
3 2 (10.53%) Lync
4 1 (5.26%) Node.js
4 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
4 1 (5.26%) CMS
4 1 (5.26%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) VoIP
2 6 (31.58%) SAN
3 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
4 3 (15.79%) Ethernet
5 2 (10.53%) WAN
5 2 (10.53%) LAN
5 2 (10.53%) Firewall
6 1 (5.26%) Internet
6 1 (5.26%) DSL
6 1 (5.26%) HTTP
6 1 (5.26%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) MySQL
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) JUnit
1 2 (10.53%) JIRA
1 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
1 2 (10.53%) Cucumber
1 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.26%) TestLink
2 1 (5.26%) GitLab
2 1 (5.26%) Selenium
2 1 (5.26%) JMeter
2 1 (5.26%) Subversion
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Automotive
2 1 (5.26%) Advertising
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Administrator
1 4 (21.05%) Linux Engineer
1 4 (21.05%) Senior Linux Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (15.79%) Test Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) IT Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Systems Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Installations Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) IT Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) QA Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Mac Developer
4 1 (5.26%) QA Automation Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) LAMP
2 2 (10.53%) Web Services
2 2 (10.53%) REST
3 1 (5.26%) HTML
3 1 (5.26%) .NET
3 1 (5.26%) Spring
3 1 (5.26%) JSON
3 1 (5.26%) RESTful
3 1 (5.26%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Client/Server
1 2 (10.53%) DTV
1 2 (10.53%) User Experience
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) AS400
2 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.26%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) HPUX
2 4 (21.05%) Solaris
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (10.53%) UNIX
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (10.53%) Ubuntu
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (10.53%) CentOS
4 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.26%) Mac OS
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.26%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (10.53%) TDD
2 2 (10.53%) Project Management
2 2 (10.53%) Regression Testing
2 2 (10.53%) Scrum
2 2 (10.53%) Test Management
2 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (10.53%) BDD
2 2 (10.53%) Bug Management
3 1 (5.26%) Cyber Security
3 1 (5.26%) Automation Testing
3 1 (5.26%) Network Management
3 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
3 1 (5.26%) Manual Testing
3 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
3 1 (5.26%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) SQL
2 4 (21.05%) Java
3 3 (15.79%) Perl
3 3 (15.79%) Python
3 3 (15.79%) Bash Shell
4 2 (10.53%) Korn
4 2 (10.53%) Groovy
4 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
4 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.26%) C#
5 1 (5.26%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) RHCE
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (5.26%) VCP5
2 1 (5.26%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 8 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) HAProxy
2 1 (5.26%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) VMware
2 6 (31.58%) Red Hat
3 4 (21.05%) SolarWinds
3 4 (21.05%) HP
3 4 (21.05%) Dell
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.26%) IBM
5 1 (5.26%) DigitalOcean
5 1 (5.26%) Perforce
Newport, Gwent
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per hour, Benefits Plus Generous Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago