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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 2 29 25
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 41 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 20.50% 5.24% 4.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.62% 18.87% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 41 9 5
Average salary £32,500 £38,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.58% -18.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £30,800 £44,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £39,300 £68,400
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
81 53 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 40.50% 27.75% 14.86%
Number of salaries quoted 80 50 20
Average salary £36,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.49% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £44,000
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 10 February 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Newport

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 21 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (35.09%) Perl
2 20 (35.09%) Python
3 19 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 18 (31.58%) Java
4 18 (31.58%) VoIP
4 18 (31.58%) Ethernet
5 16 (28.07%) Web Services
5 16 (28.07%) DTV
5 16 (28.07%) Telecoms
5 16 (28.07%) Test Management
5 16 (28.07%) Subversion
5 16 (28.07%) Git (software)
5 16 (28.07%) Bash Shell
5 16 (28.07%) REST
5 16 (28.07%) Digital Media
5 16 (28.07%) Automation Testing
5 16 (28.07%) Continuous Delivery
5 16 (28.07%) API Testing
6 13 (22.81%) VMware
7 10 (17.54%) Finance
8 9 (15.79%) Advertising
8 9 (15.79%) Firewall
8 9 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (14.04%) Unix
10 7 (12.28%) Windows
10 7 (12.28%) WAN
10 7 (12.28%) Cisco
10 7 (12.28%) CCNA
10 7 (12.28%) Cisco Certification

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (7.02%) Apache
2 3 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (5.26%) Skype for Business
2 3 (5.26%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.75%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (7.02%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) Office 365
2 1 (1.75%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (31.58%) Ethernet
1 18 (31.58%) VoIP
2 9 (15.79%) Firewall
3 7 (12.28%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 7 (12.28%) LAN
3 7 (12.28%) WAN
4 5 (8.77%) SAN
5 3 (5.26%) DHCP
5 3 (5.26%) DNS
5 3 (5.26%) HTTP
5 3 (5.26%) Internet
5 3 (5.26%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.75%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.75%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.51%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 16 (28.07%) Git (software)
1 16 (28.07%) Subversion
General
1 16 (28.07%) Telecoms
2 10 (17.54%) Finance
3 9 (15.79%) Advertising
4 3 (5.26%) Retail
5 1 (1.75%) Marketing
5 1 (1.75%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 16 (28.07%) Automation Engineer
1 16 (28.07%) Test Automation Engineer
1 16 (28.07%) Test Engineer
2 15 (26.32%) Installations Engineer
2 15 (26.32%) IT Engineer
3 7 (12.28%) Network Engineer
4 3 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (5.26%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 3 (5.26%) Consultant
4 3 (5.26%) Programmer
4 3 (5.26%) Support Consultant
4 3 (5.26%) Technical Consultant
4 3 (5.26%) Technical Support
4 3 (5.26%) Technical Support Consultant
5 2 (3.51%) C Software Engineer
5 2 (3.51%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (3.51%) C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (3.51%) Lead Web Developer
5 2 (3.51%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (28.07%) REST
1 16 (28.07%) Web Services
2 3 (5.26%) WSH
3 2 (3.51%) JSON
3 2 (3.51%) XML
4 1 (1.75%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 16 (28.07%) Digital Media
1 16 (28.07%) DTV
2 7 (12.28%) Driving Licence
3 3 (5.26%) AS400
3 3 (5.26%) Replication
4 2 (3.51%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.04%) Unix
2 7 (12.28%) VyOS
2 7 (12.28%) Windows
3 4 (7.02%) Windows Server
3 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (5.26%) OS/400
4 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.51%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (28.07%) API Testing
2 16 (28.07%) Automation Testing
2 16 (28.07%) Continuous Delivery
2 16 (28.07%) Test Management
3 7 (12.28%) High Availability
4 4 (7.02%) Web Development
5 3 (5.26%) Open Source
5 3 (5.26%) Scrum
5 3 (5.26%) Test Automation
6 2 (3.51%) Automated Testing
6 2 (3.51%) BDD
6 2 (3.51%) Front End Development
6 2 (3.51%) ITIL
6 2 (3.51%) Kanban
6 2 (3.51%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (3.51%) SDLC
6 2 (3.51%) Software Engineering
6 2 (3.51%) TDD
6 2 (3.51%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 20 (35.09%) Perl
1 20 (35.09%) Python
2 19 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 18 (31.58%) Java
4 16 (28.07%) Bash Shell
5 5 (8.77%) SQL
6 3 (5.26%) C++
6 3 (5.26%) PHP
6 3 (5.26%) PowerShell
6 3 (5.26%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.51%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (12.28%) CCNA
1 7 (12.28%) CCSA
1 7 (12.28%) CCSE
1 7 (12.28%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (7.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.26%) VCP5
4 1 (1.75%) CNA
4 1 (1.75%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.26%) DFS Replication
3 2 (3.51%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.75%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.75%) NFS
4 1 (1.75%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.75%) vSphere
Vendors
1 13 (22.81%) VMware
2 7 (12.28%) Brocade
2 7 (12.28%) CA
2 7 (12.28%) CheckPoint
2 7 (12.28%) Cisco
2 7 (12.28%) F5
2 7 (12.28%) Juniper
2 7 (12.28%) SolarWinds
2 7 (12.28%) Vyatta
3 4 (7.02%) IBM
3 4 (7.02%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.26%) Splunk
5 1 (1.75%) EMC
5 1 (1.75%) Red Hat