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

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 3 7 4
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 38 10 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 31.93% 23.81% 41.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 41.67% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 36 10 20
Average salary £45,500 £31,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.77% -22.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £35,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +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 Torfaen region.

Operating Systems Category
Torfaen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
76 24 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 63.87% 57.14% 41.67%
Number of salaries quoted 70 24 20
Average salary £43,000 £32,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.37% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £48,000 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 4 May 2015.

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 4 May 2015. 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 +4 38 £45,500 +46.77%
Linux
South Wales

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Torfaen

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 32 (44.44%) E-Commerce
1 32 (44.44%) Data Mining
1 32 (44.44%) Advertising
1 32 (44.44%) Marketing
1 32 (44.44%) PaaS
1 32 (44.44%) Big Data
1 32 (44.44%) Mobile Marketing
2 27 (37.50%) Perl
3 22 (30.56%) TCP/IP
4 21 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (26.39%) Korn
5 19 (26.39%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (25.00%) Java
6 18 (25.00%) UNIX
7 17 (23.61%) Client/Server
7 17 (23.61%) Red Hat
7 17 (23.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (22.22%) Apache
9 15 (20.83%) DTV
10 14 (19.44%) JavaScript
10 14 (19.44%) Bash Shell
11 13 (18.06%) C
11 13 (18.06%) Windows
12 12 (16.67%) Test Management
12 12 (16.67%) User Experience
13 11 (15.28%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (15.28%) CentOS
13 11 (15.28%) C++
13 11 (15.28%) Scrum
14 10 (13.89%) Objective-C

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Torfaen by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 16 (22.22%) Apache
2 8 (11.11%) Confluence
3 5 (6.94%) Node.js
4 2 (2.78%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (5.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 32 (44.44%) PaaS
2 6 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (30.56%) TCP/IP
2 8 (11.11%) IGMP
2 8 (11.11%) RTSP
2 8 (11.11%) DVB
2 8 (11.11%) SNMP
2 8 (11.11%) Unicast
2 8 (11.11%) Multicast
3 7 (9.72%) VoIP
4 6 (8.33%) VPLS
4 6 (8.33%) MPLS
4 6 (8.33%) BGP
4 6 (8.33%) IPv4
4 6 (8.33%) IPv6
5 5 (6.94%) HTTP
6 4 (5.56%) Ethernet
6 4 (5.56%) SAN
6 4 (5.56%) NAS
7 3 (4.17%) VPN
8 2 (2.78%) Firewall
8 2 (2.78%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (44.44%) Data Mining
1 32 (44.44%) Big Data
2 8 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 8 (11.11%) VoltDB
3 5 (6.94%) MySQL
4 2 (2.78%) Informix
4 2 (2.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 9 (12.50%) Cucumber
1 9 (12.50%) JUnit
2 8 (11.11%) TestLink
2 8 (11.11%) JIRA
3 4 (5.56%) Xcode
3 4 (5.56%) Eclipse
General
1 32 (44.44%) Advertising
1 32 (44.44%) Marketing
2 5 (6.94%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.94%) Multimedia
3 2 (2.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (15.28%) Software Engineer
2 10 (13.89%) Analyst
2 10 (13.89%) Team Leader
3 8 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 8 (11.11%) Test Team Leader
3 8 (11.11%) Developer
4 7 (9.72%) Support Analyst
4 7 (9.72%) Technical Support
4 7 (9.72%) Senior Network Engineer
5 6 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
5 6 (8.33%) Technical Support Analyst
6 5 (6.94%) Test Engineer
6 5 (6.94%) Operations Manager
7 4 (5.56%) Software Development Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) IT Support Technician
7 4 (5.56%) Support Technician
7 4 (5.56%) IT Support
7 4 (5.56%) Development Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) IT Operations Manager
8 3 (4.17%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.11%) HTML
2 5 (6.94%) Web Services
3 3 (4.17%) Pthreads
3 3 (4.17%) AngularJS
3 3 (4.17%) POSIX
4 2 (2.78%) PCRE
4 2 (2.78%) HTML5
4 2 (2.78%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 2 (2.78%) jQuery
5 1 (1.39%) JAX-WS
5 1 (1.39%) JPA
5 1 (1.39%) JSP
5 1 (1.39%) .NET
5 1 (1.39%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.39%) Spring
5 1 (1.39%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 19 (26.39%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (23.61%) Client/Server
3 15 (20.83%) DTV
4 12 (16.67%) User Experience
5 8 (11.11%) Statistics
6 6 (8.33%) Management Information System
7 5 (6.94%) Algorithms
8 4 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (2.78%) Mobile App
10 1 (1.39%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 18 (25.00%) UNIX
2 17 (23.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (18.06%) Windows
4 11 (15.28%) CentOS
5 7 (9.72%) Solaris
6 6 (8.33%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.78%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (44.44%) E-Commerce
1 32 (44.44%) Mobile Marketing
2 21 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (16.67%) Test Management
4 11 (15.28%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (15.28%) Scrum
5 9 (12.50%) BDD
5 9 (12.50%) TDD
5 9 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 8 (11.11%) Software Testing
6 8 (11.11%) ETL
6 8 (11.11%) Low Latency
6 8 (11.11%) Test Automation
6 8 (11.11%) Product Management
7 7 (9.72%) Line Management
7 7 (9.72%) Migration
7 7 (9.72%) Regression Testing
7 7 (9.72%) Operations Management
8 6 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
8 6 (8.33%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 27 (37.50%) Perl
2 19 (26.39%) Korn
3 18 (25.00%) Java
4 14 (19.44%) JavaScript
4 14 (19.44%) Bash Shell
5 13 (18.06%) C
6 11 (15.28%) C++
7 10 (13.89%) Objective-C
7 10 (13.89%) SQL
8 9 (12.50%) Python
9 8 (11.11%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.39%) AWK
Qualifications
1 7 (9.72%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (6.94%) CCIE
2 5 (6.94%) ISEB
3 4 (5.56%) Degree
3 4 (5.56%) CCNP
4 2 (2.78%) RHCE
4 2 (2.78%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.89%) QA
System Software
1 6 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.78%) Squid
2 2 (2.78%) Xen
2 2 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.39%) NFS
Vendors
1 17 (23.61%) Red Hat
2 8 (11.11%) Perforce
2 8 (11.11%) IBM
3 7 (9.72%) Cisco
3 7 (9.72%) Oracle
4 5 (6.94%) Apple
5 4 (5.56%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.78%) VMware
7 1 (1.39%) EMC