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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 20 22 11
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -11
Permanent jobs citing Linux 7 19 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 4.27% 10.38% 13.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.00% 54.29% 34.92%
Number of salaries quoted 7 19 20
Average salary £34,000 £36,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £30,300 £29,350
10% offered a salary of more than £37,300 £43,400 £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
28 35 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 17.07% 19.13% 39.87%
Number of salaries quoted 28 34 61
Average salary £35,400 £33,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.27% -7.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 19 September 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Newport

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 19 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 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (50.00%) Python
2 5 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (30.00%) Regression Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Scrum
3 3 (30.00%) TDD
3 3 (30.00%) Multimedia
3 3 (30.00%) Ruby
3 3 (30.00%) Korn
3 3 (30.00%) HTTP
3 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (30.00%) C++
3 3 (30.00%) HTML
3 3 (30.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle
3 3 (30.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (30.00%) BDD
3 3 (30.00%) Automation Testing
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (20.00%) Sybase
4 2 (20.00%) Web Services
4 2 (20.00%) XML
4 2 (20.00%) UNIX
4 2 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (20.00%) AIX
4 2 (20.00%) .NET
4 2 (20.00%) Perl
4 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (10.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) HTTP
1 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (20.00%) SAN
2 2 (20.00%) Internet
2 2 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (10.00%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) JUnit
1 1 (10.00%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (30.00%) Multimedia
2 2 (20.00%) Advertising
3 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Installations Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) HTML
2 2 (20.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) Web Services
2 2 (20.00%) XML
2 2 (20.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (20.00%) Spring
2 2 (20.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Clustering
1 2 (20.00%) RIA
2 1 (10.00%) DTV
2 1 (10.00%) STB
2 1 (10.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (20.00%) UNIX
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) AIX
3 1 (10.00%) Fedora
3 1 (10.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) TDD
2 3 (30.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Scrum
2 3 (30.00%) BDD
2 3 (30.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Python
2 3 (30.00%) Ruby
2 3 (30.00%) Korn
2 3 (30.00%) C++
2 3 (30.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (20.00%) Perl
3 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) Groovy
4 1 (10.00%) C#
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Workstation
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) Sybase
3 2 (20.00%) IBM
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) HP
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco
4 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (10.00%) VMware