The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Torfaen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 3 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 31 38 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 32.98% 30.65% 36.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 79.49% 47.50% 73.08%
Number of salaries quoted 31 30 19
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £25,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £59,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
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 Torfaen region.

Operating Systems Category
Torfaen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
39 80 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 41.49% 64.52% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 37 56 26
Average salary £40,750 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.66% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £50,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Torfaen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Torfaen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Torfaen

Linux
Salary Trend in Torfaen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Torfaen region.

Linux Salary Trend in Torfaen

Linux
Salary Histogram in Torfaen

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Torfaen region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Torfaen

Linux
Job Locations in Torfaen

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Torfaen region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cwmbran 0 31 £45,000 - 1
Linux
South Wales

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Torfaen

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Torfaen 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 31 (62.00%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (56.00%) Telecoms
3 22 (44.00%) Advertising
3 22 (44.00%) Marketing
3 22 (44.00%) PaaS
4 21 (42.00%) E-Commerce
4 21 (42.00%) Data Mining
4 21 (42.00%) Big Data
4 21 (42.00%) Mobile Marketing
5 20 (40.00%) Apache
5 20 (40.00%) Unix
6 19 (38.00%) TCP/IP
7 16 (32.00%) C++
7 16 (32.00%) JavaScript
8 15 (30.00%) Red Hat
8 15 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (26.00%) QA
10 12 (24.00%) Squid
10 12 (24.00%) OpenLDAP
10 12 (24.00%) SAN
11 11 (22.00%) CentOS
12 10 (20.00%) DTV
12 10 (20.00%) Python
12 10 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
13 9 (18.00%) IBM
13 9 (18.00%) Internet
13 9 (18.00%) Scrum
13 9 (18.00%) Test Scripting
14 8 (16.00%) Automated Testing
14 8 (16.00%) Software Engineering

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Torfaen by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Torfaen 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 20 (40.00%) Apache
2 4 (8.00%) Confluence
3 3 (6.00%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 22 (44.00%) PaaS
2 3 (6.00%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (6.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (38.00%) TCP/IP
2 12 (24.00%) OpenLDAP
2 12 (24.00%) SAN
3 9 (18.00%) Internet
4 8 (16.00%) iSCSI
4 8 (16.00%) NAS
5 7 (14.00%) DNS
5 7 (14.00%) Kerberos
5 7 (14.00%) Network Security
6 6 (12.00%) HTTP
7 5 (10.00%) Firewall
7 5 (10.00%) SSL
8 4 (8.00%) LAN
9 2 (4.00%) VLAN
9 2 (4.00%) VPN
9 2 (4.00%) WAN
9 2 (4.00%) Wireless
10 1 (2.00%) BGP
10 1 (2.00%) MPLS
10 1 (2.00%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (42.00%) Big Data
1 21 (42.00%) Data Mining
2 4 (8.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (8.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (6.00%) Neo4j
4 2 (4.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (16.00%) Cucumber
2 6 (12.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 6 (12.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (12.00%) JIRA
2 6 (12.00%) JUnit
3 4 (8.00%) FitNesse
3 4 (8.00%) TestLink
3 4 (8.00%) VersionOne
4 2 (4.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.00%) JMeter
4 2 (4.00%) NUnit
4 2 (4.00%) Selenium
4 2 (4.00%) Subversion
General
1 28 (56.00%) Telecoms
2 22 (44.00%) Advertising
2 22 (44.00%) Marketing
3 1 (2.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 9 (18.00%) Analyst
1 9 (18.00%) Senior Network Engineer
1 9 (18.00%) Test Analyst
2 8 (16.00%) C++ Developer
2 8 (16.00%) Developer
3 7 (14.00%) Administrator
3 7 (14.00%) C++ Software Developer
3 7 (14.00%) Linux Administrator
3 7 (14.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 7 (14.00%) Software Developer
3 7 (14.00%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (12.00%) Network Engineer
4 6 (12.00%) Test Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) C Developer
5 5 (10.00%) C Software Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) C++ Software Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (10.00%) Senior Test Analyst
5 5 (10.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.00%) Web Services
2 7 (14.00%) HTML
3 5 (10.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 4 (8.00%) HTML5
5 3 (6.00%) AngularJS
6 2 (4.00%) REST
7 1 (2.00%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.00%) DTV
2 6 (12.00%) User Experience
3 5 (10.00%) IPTV
4 4 (8.00%) Client/Server
4 4 (8.00%) Clustering
5 2 (4.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 20 (40.00%) Unix
2 15 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (22.00%) CentOS
4 7 (14.00%) Windows
5 3 (6.00%) Mac OS
5 3 (6.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (62.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (42.00%) E-Commerce
2 21 (42.00%) Mobile Marketing
3 10 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
4 9 (18.00%) Scrum
4 9 (18.00%) Test Scripting
5 8 (16.00%) Automated Testing
5 8 (16.00%) Software Engineering
6 7 (14.00%) Low Latency
7 6 (12.00%) BDD
7 6 (12.00%) Kalman Filter
7 6 (12.00%) Manual Testing
7 6 (12.00%) Network Architecture
7 6 (12.00%) TDD
8 5 (10.00%) High Availability
8 5 (10.00%) Unit Testing
9 4 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (8.00%) Test Management
10 3 (6.00%) Configuration Management
11 2 (4.00%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (32.00%) C++
1 16 (32.00%) JavaScript
2 10 (20.00%) Python
3 8 (16.00%) Java
3 8 (16.00%) Perl
4 6 (12.00%) C
5 4 (8.00%) Bash Shell
5 4 (8.00%) Objective-C
6 2 (4.00%) Groovy
6 2 (4.00%) Korn
6 2 (4.00%) Ruby
6 2 (4.00%) SQL
7 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (16.00%) ISEB
1 8 (16.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.00%) CCIE
2 1 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (26.00%) QA
System Software
1 12 (24.00%) Squid
2 8 (16.00%) NFS
3 5 (10.00%) Samba
4 2 (4.00%) iptables
4 2 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 15 (30.00%) Red Hat
2 9 (18.00%) IBM
3 8 (16.00%) EMC
4 6 (12.00%) Cisco
4 6 (12.00%) Perforce
5 3 (6.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (6.00%) Oracle
6 2 (4.00%) VMware
Cwmbran, Gwent
Harvey Nash plc
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