The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Torfaen region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
South Wales / Torfaen
Rank 16 3 6
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 1 28 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 2.86% 32.18% 26.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.88% 80.00% 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1 28 26
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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
17 35 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 48.57% 40.23% 61.95%
Number of salaries quoted 16 33 58
Median salary £28,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-28.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,350 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £47,550 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Torfaen

The demand trend of job ads across the Torfaen region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Job Locations in Torfaen

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Torfaen region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cwmbran -13 1 £45,000 -
Linux
South Wales

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Torfaen

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Torfaen region with a requirement for Linux.

1 11 (64.71%) Java
1 11 (64.71%) Perl
1 11 (64.71%) Python
2 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) Jenkins
3 8 (47.06%) Puppet
3 8 (47.06%) MongoDB
3 8 (47.06%) Apache Cassandra
3 8 (47.06%) NoSQL
3 8 (47.06%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (47.06%) Relational Database
3 8 (47.06%) Continuous Delivery
3 8 (47.06%) VMware
3 8 (47.06%) Clustering
3 8 (47.06%) Load Balancing
3 8 (47.06%) RDBMS
3 8 (47.06%) SQL
3 8 (47.06%) Oracle
4 7 (41.18%) Red Hat
4 7 (41.18%) CentOS
5 6 (35.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (35.29%) OpenLDAP
5 6 (35.29%) NAS
5 6 (35.29%) QA
5 6 (35.29%) Network Security
5 6 (35.29%) iSCSI
5 6 (35.29%) PaaS
5 6 (35.29%) Squid
5 6 (35.29%) Marketing
5 6 (35.29%) IBM

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Torfaen by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (35.29%) Apache
2 1 (5.88%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 8 (47.06%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (35.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) DNS
1 6 (35.29%) iSCSI
1 6 (35.29%) Kerberos
1 6 (35.29%) NAS
1 6 (35.29%) Network Security
1 6 (35.29%) OpenLDAP
1 6 (35.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) Apache Cassandra
1 8 (47.06%) MongoDB
1 8 (47.06%) NoSQL
1 8 (47.06%) RDBMS
1 8 (47.06%) Relational Database
2 6 (35.29%) Big Data
2 6 (35.29%) Data Mining
3 5 (29.41%) Hadoop
3 5 (29.41%) Neo4j
4 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (52.94%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
2 1 (5.88%) JIRA
2 1 (5.88%) JUnit
2 1 (5.88%) TestLink
2 1 (5.88%) VersionOne
General
1 6 (35.29%) Advertising
1 6 (35.29%) Marketing
1 6 (35.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Administrator
2 8 (47.06%) DBA
3 6 (35.29%) Linux Administrator
3 6 (35.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 6 (35.29%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (17.65%) Junior
4 3 (17.65%) Junior DBA
4 3 (17.65%) Junior DevOps
4 3 (17.65%) MongoDB DBA
5 2 (11.76%) Java Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Java Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Test Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Test Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) DevOps Administrator
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Clustering
2 2 (11.76%) User Experience
3 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.88%) Digital TV
3 1 (5.88%) iDTV
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) CentOS
2 6 (35.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (17.65%) Android
3 3 (17.65%) Apple iOS
3 3 (17.65%) Unix
4 1 (5.88%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) Continuous Delivery
2 8 (47.06%) Load Balancing
3 6 (35.29%) E-Commerce
3 6 (35.29%) High Availability
3 6 (35.29%) Low Latency
3 6 (35.29%) Mobile Marketing
4 5 (29.41%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (23.53%) DevOps
6 3 (17.65%) Microservices
6 3 (17.65%) Migration
7 1 (5.88%) Bug Management
7 1 (5.88%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (5.88%) Regression Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) Java
1 11 (64.71%) Perl
1 11 (64.71%) Python
2 8 (47.06%) SQL
3 3 (17.65%) Bash Shell
3 3 (17.65%) C++
3 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
3 3 (17.65%) PHP
4 1 (5.88%) Korn
4 1 (5.88%) Objective-C
4 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) QA
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) NFS
1 6 (35.29%) Squid
Systems Management
1 8 (47.06%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Oracle
1 8 (47.06%) VMware
2 7 (41.18%) Red Hat
3 6 (35.29%) EMC
3 6 (35.29%) IBM
4 1 (5.88%) Perforce