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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 16 7 3
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 6 12 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 9.68% 23.53% 36.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.75% 50.00% 89.47%
Number of salaries quoted 6 12 16
Average salary £34,000 £33,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.25% -21.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £38,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
32 24 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 51.61% 47.06% 40.43%
Number of salaries quoted 31 24 18
Average salary £34,000 £33,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.49% -16.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £32,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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
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 27 August 2014. 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 -9 6 £34,000 +2.25% 1
Linux
South Wales

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Torfaen

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 6 (46.15%) C++
1 6 (46.15%) Java
2 5 (38.46%) Red Hat
2 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
3 4 (30.77%) Tomcat
3 4 (30.77%) Python
3 4 (30.77%) UNIX
3 4 (30.77%) Perl
3 4 (30.77%) Scrum
3 4 (30.77%) DTV
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
3 4 (30.77%) Bash Shell
4 3 (23.08%) Confluence
4 3 (23.08%) Arduino
4 3 (23.08%) BDD
4 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
4 3 (23.08%) Bug Management
4 3 (23.08%) Product Management
4 3 (23.08%) Ruby
4 3 (23.08%) Korn
4 3 (23.08%) TDD
4 3 (23.08%) Spring
4 3 (23.08%) Wireshark
4 3 (23.08%) JIRA
4 3 (23.08%) Fiddler
4 3 (23.08%) Test Management
4 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (23.08%) JPA

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Torfaen by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 4 (30.77%) Tomcat
2 3 (23.08%) Confluence
3 1 (7.69%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
2 3 (23.08%) HTTP
2 3 (23.08%) Wireshark
3 2 (15.38%) Unified Communications
3 2 (15.38%) Firewall
3 2 (15.38%) VoIP
4 1 (7.69%) WAN
4 1 (7.69%) DHCP
4 1 (7.69%) ADSL
4 1 (7.69%) ISDN
4 1 (7.69%) LAN
4 1 (7.69%) IPsec
4 1 (7.69%) VLAN
4 1 (7.69%) SNMP
4 1 (7.69%) VPN
4 1 (7.69%) DNS
4 1 (7.69%) OSPF
4 1 (7.69%) BGP
4 1 (7.69%) EIGRP
4 1 (7.69%) IGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) JIRA
1 3 (23.08%) Fiddler
1 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.69%) JUnit
General
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Software Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Software Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Support Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Java Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Test Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Software Test Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) C Software Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Support
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Programmer
5 1 (7.69%) Network Support
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Java Programmer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Support
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) CSS
1 3 (23.08%) SVG
1 3 (23.08%) Hibernate
1 3 (23.08%) Spring
1 3 (23.08%) JPA
2 2 (15.38%) Java EE
2 2 (15.38%) JAX-WS
2 2 (15.38%) Web Services
2 2 (15.38%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) J2EE
3 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) DTV
2 3 (23.08%) Arduino
3 1 (7.69%) Digital Media
3 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) UNIX
3 3 (23.08%) CentOS
4 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (7.69%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Scrum
1 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
2 3 (23.08%) BDD
2 3 (23.08%) Test Management
2 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (23.08%) Product Management
2 3 (23.08%) TDD
2 3 (23.08%) Regression Testing
2 3 (23.08%) UML
2 3 (23.08%) OOP
2 3 (23.08%) OO
2 3 (23.08%) Bug Management
3 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
3 1 (7.69%) Network Management
3 1 (7.69%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) C++
1 6 (46.15%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) Perl
2 4 (30.77%) Python
2 4 (30.77%) Bash Shell
3 3 (23.08%) C
3 3 (23.08%) Ruby
3 3 (23.08%) Korn
3 3 (23.08%) SQL
3 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) AWK
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) CCNP
1 1 (7.69%) CCNA
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Red Hat
2 2 (15.38%) Acme Packet
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Nokia
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco
3 1 (7.69%) IBM
3 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
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