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 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 13 2 17
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +15
Permanent jobs citing Linux 4 45 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 7.84% 40.54% 8.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.77% 66.18% 21.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4 45 3
Median salary £61,000 £37,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+64.86% +23.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £28,500 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £47,500 £32,400
UK excluding London median 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
13 68 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 25.49% 61.26% 38.00%
Number of salaries quoted 11 68 18
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £29,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +18.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £32,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

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
Salary Histogram in Torfaen

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Torfaen region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram 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 26 June 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 -11 4 £61,000 +64.86%
Linux
South Wales

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Torfaen

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 32 (74.42%) Telecoms
2 31 (72.09%) Advertising
2 31 (72.09%) PaaS
3 30 (69.77%) Big Data
4 28 (65.12%) Apache
5 27 (62.79%) Marketing
6 26 (60.47%) Mobile Marketing
6 26 (60.47%) E-Commerce
6 26 (60.47%) Data Mining
6 26 (60.47%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (51.16%) Unix
8 18 (41.86%) QA
9 16 (37.21%) TCP/IP
10 14 (32.56%) Squid
10 14 (32.56%) OpenLDAP
11 13 (30.23%) IBM
11 13 (30.23%) Red Hat
12 12 (27.91%) C++
12 12 (27.91%) Automated Testing
12 12 (27.91%) Test Scripting
13 10 (23.26%) Software Engineering
13 10 (23.26%) C
13 10 (23.26%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 9 (20.93%) iSCSI
14 9 (20.93%) NAS
14 9 (20.93%) Internet
14 9 (20.93%) EMC
14 9 (20.93%) NFS
14 9 (20.93%) SAN
15 8 (18.60%) DNS

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 28 (65.12%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 31 (72.09%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (37.21%) TCP/IP
2 14 (32.56%) OpenLDAP
3 9 (20.93%) Internet
3 9 (20.93%) iSCSI
3 9 (20.93%) NAS
3 9 (20.93%) SAN
4 8 (18.60%) DNS
4 8 (18.60%) Kerberos
4 8 (18.60%) Network Security
5 4 (9.30%) SSL
6 2 (4.65%) Firewall
6 2 (4.65%) HTTP
6 2 (4.65%) LAN
6 2 (4.65%) VLAN
6 2 (4.65%) VPN
6 2 (4.65%) WAN
6 2 (4.65%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (69.77%) Big Data
2 26 (60.47%) Data Mining
3 2 (4.65%) MySQL
4 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) JIRA
1 2 (4.65%) JMeter
1 2 (4.65%) JUnit
1 2 (4.65%) NUnit
General
1 32 (74.42%) Telecoms
2 31 (72.09%) Advertising
3 27 (62.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (25.58%) Developer
2 10 (23.26%) Analyst
2 10 (23.26%) C Software Engineer
2 10 (23.26%) C/C++ Software Engineer
2 10 (23.26%) C++ Software Engineer
2 10 (23.26%) Software Developer
2 10 (23.26%) Software Engineer
2 10 (23.26%) Test Analyst
3 9 (20.93%) C Developer
3 9 (20.93%) C/C++ Developer
3 9 (20.93%) C/C++ Software Developer
3 9 (20.93%) C++ Developer
3 9 (20.93%) C++ Software Developer
3 9 (20.93%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 8 (18.60%) Administrator
4 8 (18.60%) Linux Administrator
4 8 (18.60%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 8 (18.60%) Senior Analyst
4 8 (18.60%) Senior Test Analyst
4 8 (18.60%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.26%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 5 (11.63%) Apache Flex
2 5 (11.63%) Web Services
3 3 (6.98%) HTML
4 1 (2.33%) .NET
4 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.33%) LAMP
4 1 (2.33%) Laravel
4 1 (2.33%) MEAN Stack
4 1 (2.33%) Node.js
4 1 (2.33%) Symfony
Operating Systems
1 22 (51.16%) Unix
2 8 (18.60%) CentOS
2 8 (18.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (60.47%) Agile Software Development
1 26 (60.47%) E-Commerce
1 26 (60.47%) Mobile Marketing
2 12 (27.91%) Automated Testing
2 12 (27.91%) Test Scripting
3 10 (23.26%) Software Engineering
4 7 (16.28%) Low Latency
5 6 (13.95%) High Availability
5 6 (13.95%) Kalman Filter
5 6 (13.95%) Network Architecture
6 5 (11.63%) Business Development
6 5 (11.63%) Manual Testing
6 5 (11.63%) Presales
7 2 (4.65%) Asset Management
7 2 (4.65%) BDD
7 2 (4.65%) Network Management
7 2 (4.65%) Performance Testing
7 2 (4.65%) TDD
7 2 (4.65%) Unit Testing
7 2 (4.65%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.91%) C++
2 10 (23.26%) C
3 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.65%) SQL
4 1 (2.33%) C#
4 1 (2.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) ISEB
1 5 (11.63%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (41.86%) QA
System Software
1 14 (32.56%) Squid
2 9 (20.93%) NFS
3 6 (13.95%) Samba
4 2 (4.65%) iptables
4 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 13 (30.23%) IBM
1 13 (30.23%) Red Hat
2 9 (20.93%) EMC
3 6 (13.95%) Cisco
4 2 (4.65%) VMware