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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 11 25 8
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -17
Permanent jobs citing Linux 29 3 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 14.72% 2.14% 16.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 49.15% 16.67% 64.86%
Number of salaries quoted 28 3 24
Average salary £36,500 £36,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,150 £38,100 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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
59 18 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 29.95% 12.86% 25.87%
Number of salaries quoted 52 18 37
Average salary £36,000 £37,000 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.70% +12.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £32,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £45,000 £42,500
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 31 July 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Newport

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 26 (57.78%) Java
2 21 (46.67%) Windows
3 19 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (40.00%) Python
4 18 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 17 (37.78%) JavaScript
6 14 (31.11%) Subversion
6 14 (31.11%) Git (software)
6 14 (31.11%) REST
7 13 (28.89%) Bash Shell
7 13 (28.89%) Perl
7 13 (28.89%) Web Services
7 13 (28.89%) VMware
8 12 (26.67%) DTV
8 12 (26.67%) Test Management
8 12 (26.67%) Automation Testing
8 12 (26.67%) Continuous Delivery
8 12 (26.67%) API Testing
9 11 (24.44%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (24.44%) Active Directory
10 10 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (22.22%) Microsoft
10 10 (22.22%) Degree
10 10 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 10 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
11 9 (20.00%) Test Automation
11 9 (20.00%) VCP5
11 9 (20.00%) Finance
11 9 (20.00%) AS400
11 9 (20.00%) IBM

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (6.67%) Apache
1 3 (6.67%) IIS
2 1 (2.22%) JBoss
2 1 (2.22%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.22%) CMS
2 1 (2.22%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.78%) HTTP
2 6 (13.33%) VoIP
3 3 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 3 (6.67%) Ethernet
4 2 (4.44%) SAN
5 1 (2.22%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (31.11%) Subversion
1 14 (31.11%) Git (software)
2 5 (11.11%) Cucumber
2 5 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 5 (11.11%) JUnit
3 4 (8.89%) Selenium
4 1 (2.22%) JIRA
General
1 9 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.22%) Automotive
3 1 (2.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (24.44%) Developer
2 10 (22.22%) Administrator
3 9 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 9 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
4 8 (17.78%) .NET Developer
5 6 (13.33%) Test Engineer
5 6 (13.33%) Tester
5 6 (13.33%) Software Tester
5 6 (13.33%) Automation Engineer
5 6 (13.33%) Test Automation Engineer
6 5 (11.11%) Software Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Software Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Installations Engineer
9 1 (2.22%) IT Administrator
9 1 (2.22%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 1 (2.22%) Java Developer
9 1 (2.22%) Technical Support Analyst
9 1 (2.22%) Technical Analyst
9 1 (2.22%) Hardware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (31.11%) REST
2 13 (28.89%) Web Services
3 8 (17.78%) XML
3 8 (17.78%) HTML
3 8 (17.78%) .NET
3 8 (17.78%) ASP.NET
3 8 (17.78%) JSON
4 1 (2.22%) RESTful
4 1 (2.22%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.67%) DTV
2 9 (20.00%) AS400
3 5 (11.11%) Client/Server
4 3 (6.67%) Digital Media
5 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.44%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (46.67%) Windows
2 11 (24.44%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (20.00%) OS/400
5 3 (6.67%) UNIX
6 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (4.44%) Mac OS
7 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.22%) Solaris
7 1 (2.22%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (26.67%) Test Management
2 12 (26.67%) Automation Testing
2 12 (26.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 12 (26.67%) API Testing
3 9 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 7 (15.56%) Software Engineering
5 5 (11.11%) Product Management
5 5 (11.11%) Regression Testing
6 3 (6.67%) Scrum
7 2 (4.44%) ITIL
7 2 (4.44%) OO
8 1 (2.22%) Test Scripting
8 1 (2.22%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (2.22%) TDD
8 1 (2.22%) BDD
8 1 (2.22%) Bug Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (57.78%) Java
2 18 (40.00%) Python
3 17 (37.78%) JavaScript
4 13 (28.89%) Perl
4 13 (28.89%) Bash Shell
5 8 (17.78%) C#
6 4 (8.89%) Groovy
7 2 (4.44%) PowerShell
7 2 (4.44%) SQL
8 1 (2.22%) C++
8 1 (2.22%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.22%) Korn
Qualifications
1 10 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 10 (22.22%) Degree
2 9 (20.00%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (24.44%) Active Directory
2 10 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) SCCM
2 1 (2.22%) Nagios
Vendors
1 13 (28.89%) VMware
2 10 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 9 (20.00%) IBM
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle
4 1 (2.22%) Borland
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