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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 9 14 6
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Permanent jobs citing Linux 12 12 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 26.09% 18.46% 28.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 48.00% 60.00% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 7 12 22
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,750 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £53,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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 Torfaen region.

Operating Systems Category
Torfaen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
25 20 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 54.35% 30.77% 57.89%
Number of salaries quoted 19 20 44
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,800 £24,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £40,400
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 10 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +5 12 £42,500 +6.25%
Linux
South Wales

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Torfaen

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, 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 (57.89%) Java
1 11 (57.89%) Perl
1 11 (57.89%) Python
2 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (47.37%) SQL
3 9 (47.37%) Jenkins
3 9 (47.37%) Relational Database
4 8 (42.11%) Puppet
4 8 (42.11%) MongoDB
4 8 (42.11%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (42.11%) NoSQL
4 8 (42.11%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (42.11%) Continuous Delivery
4 8 (42.11%) Oracle
4 8 (42.11%) RDBMS
4 8 (42.11%) Load Balancing
4 8 (42.11%) VMware
4 8 (42.11%) Clustering
5 7 (36.84%) Advertising
5 7 (36.84%) Red Hat
5 7 (36.84%) Apache
5 7 (36.84%) Big Data
5 7 (36.84%) CentOS
6 6 (31.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (31.58%) OpenLDAP
6 6 (31.58%) NAS
6 6 (31.58%) Network Security
6 6 (31.58%) iSCSI
6 6 (31.58%) PaaS
6 6 (31.58%) High Availability

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 7 (36.84%) Apache
2 1 (5.26%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 8 (42.11%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (31.58%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) DNS
1 6 (31.58%) iSCSI
1 6 (31.58%) Kerberos
1 6 (31.58%) NAS
1 6 (31.58%) Network Security
1 6 (31.58%) OpenLDAP
1 6 (31.58%) SAN
2 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) Relational Database
2 8 (42.11%) Apache Cassandra
2 8 (42.11%) MongoDB
2 8 (42.11%) NoSQL
2 8 (42.11%) RDBMS
3 7 (36.84%) Big Data
4 6 (31.58%) Data Mining
5 5 (26.32%) Hadoop
5 5 (26.32%) Neo4j
6 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (47.37%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
2 1 (5.26%) JIRA
2 1 (5.26%) JUnit
2 1 (5.26%) TestLink
2 1 (5.26%) VersionOne
General
1 7 (36.84%) Advertising
2 6 (31.58%) Marketing
2 6 (31.58%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Administrator
2 8 (42.11%) DBA
3 6 (31.58%) Linux Administrator
3 6 (31.58%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 6 (31.58%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (15.79%) Junior
4 3 (15.79%) Junior DBA
4 3 (15.79%) Junior DevOps
4 3 (15.79%) MongoDB DBA
5 2 (10.53%) Java Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Java Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Test Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Test Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.26%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (5.26%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
1 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.26%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 1 (5.26%) HTML
1 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Clustering
2 2 (10.53%) User Experience
3 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.26%) Digital TV
3 1 (5.26%) iDTV
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) CentOS
2 6 (31.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (21.05%) Unix
4 3 (15.79%) Android
4 3 (15.79%) Apple iOS
5 1 (5.26%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (42.11%) Continuous Delivery
2 8 (42.11%) Load Balancing
3 6 (31.58%) E-Commerce
3 6 (31.58%) High Availability
3 6 (31.58%) Low Latency
3 6 (31.58%) Mobile Marketing
4 5 (26.32%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (21.05%) DevOps
6 3 (15.79%) Microservices
6 3 (15.79%) Migration
7 1 (5.26%) Multithreaded Programming
7 1 (5.26%) Multithreading
7 1 (5.26%) Power Management
7 1 (5.26%) Project Management
7 1 (5.26%) Regression Testing
7 1 (5.26%) SDLC
7 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
7 1 (5.26%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) Java
1 11 (57.89%) Perl
1 11 (57.89%) Python
2 9 (47.37%) SQL
3 5 (26.32%) C++
4 3 (15.79%) Bash Shell
4 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
4 3 (15.79%) PHP
5 1 (5.26%) C
5 1 (5.26%) C#
5 1 (5.26%) Korn
5 1 (5.26%) Objective-C
5 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (31.58%) QA
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) NFS
1 6 (31.58%) Squid
Systems Management
1 8 (42.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Oracle
1 8 (42.11%) VMware
2 7 (36.84%) Red Hat
3 6 (31.58%) EMC
3 6 (31.58%) IBM
4 1 (5.26%) Perforce