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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 14 10 1
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -9
Permanent jobs citing Linux 9 8 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 15.00% 16.67% 35.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.00% 47.06% 88.24%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 13
Average salary £34,000 £32,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% -23.52%
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
36 17 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 60.00% 35.42% 40.48%
Number of salaries quoted 32 17 15
Average salary £34,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £52,500 £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 23 September 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 -4 9 £34,000 +4.61% 1
Linux
South Wales

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Torfaen

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) TCP/IP
3 7 (53.85%) Java
3 7 (53.85%) HTTP
4 6 (46.15%) C
4 6 (46.15%) C++
4 6 (46.15%) UNIX
4 6 (46.15%) Python
4 6 (46.15%) Scrum
4 6 (46.15%) Software Engineering
5 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
5 5 (38.46%) Perl
5 5 (38.46%) MySQL
5 5 (38.46%) Windows
5 5 (38.46%) Red Hat
5 5 (38.46%) Bash Shell
6 4 (30.77%) SQL
6 4 (30.77%) CSS
6 4 (30.77%) DTV
6 4 (30.77%) Regression Testing
6 4 (30.77%) Advertising
6 4 (30.77%) TDD
6 4 (30.77%) Ruby
6 4 (30.77%) Korn
6 4 (30.77%) JIRA
6 4 (30.77%) Wireshark
6 4 (30.77%) Fiddler
6 4 (30.77%) Test Management
6 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (30.77%) CentOS

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Torfaen by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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%) Confluence
2 3 (23.08%) Tomcat
3 2 (15.38%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) TCP/IP
2 7 (53.85%) HTTP
3 4 (30.77%) Wireshark
4 3 (23.08%) Internet
5 1 (7.69%) OSPF
5 1 (7.69%) BGP
5 1 (7.69%) EIGRP
5 1 (7.69%) IGRP
5 1 (7.69%) PPTP
5 1 (7.69%) Firewall
5 1 (7.69%) IPsec
5 1 (7.69%) VLAN
5 1 (7.69%) VPN
5 1 (7.69%) DNS
5 1 (7.69%) SSL
5 1 (7.69%) ADSL
5 1 (7.69%) ISDN
5 1 (7.69%) LAN
5 1 (7.69%) VoIP
5 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) MySQL
2 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
3 2 (15.38%) RDBMS
4 1 (7.69%) Hadoop
4 1 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
4 1 (7.69%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) JIRA
1 4 (30.77%) Fiddler
1 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.69%) JUnit
2 1 (7.69%) Subversion
2 1 (7.69%) GCC
2 1 (7.69%) GDB
2 1 (7.69%) Automake
General
1 4 (30.77%) Advertising
2 3 (23.08%) Marketing
3 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Software Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Test Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Software Test Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) C Software Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Java Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Web Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Web Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Support
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Support
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) CSS
2 3 (23.08%) HTML
3 2 (15.38%) .NET
3 2 (15.38%) SVG
3 2 (15.38%) Hibernate
3 2 (15.38%) Spring
3 2 (15.38%) Java EE
3 2 (15.38%) Web Services
3 2 (15.38%) XML
3 2 (15.38%) JPA
3 2 (15.38%) HTML5
4 1 (7.69%) REST
4 1 (7.69%) Pthreads
4 1 (7.69%) POSIX
4 1 (7.69%) JAX-WS
4 1 (7.69%) J2EE
4 1 (7.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) DTV
2 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
3 2 (15.38%) Arduino
4 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (7.69%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) UNIX
2 5 (38.46%) Windows
3 4 (30.77%) CentOS
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Software Engineering
2 6 (46.15%) Scrum
3 4 (30.77%) Bug Management
3 4 (30.77%) Product Management
3 4 (30.77%) BDD
3 4 (30.77%) TDD
3 4 (30.77%) Test Management
3 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (30.77%) Regression Testing
4 3 (23.08%) OO
4 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
4 3 (23.08%) Time Management
4 3 (23.08%) Mobile Marketing
5 2 (15.38%) Web Development
5 2 (15.38%) UML
5 2 (15.38%) OOP
6 1 (7.69%) ITIL
6 1 (7.69%) OOD
6 1 (7.69%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) Java
2 6 (46.15%) C
2 6 (46.15%) C++
2 6 (46.15%) Python
3 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 5 (38.46%) Perl
3 5 (38.46%) Bash Shell
4 4 (30.77%) SQL
4 4 (30.77%) Ruby
4 4 (30.77%) Korn
5 1 (7.69%) PHP
5 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
5 1 (7.69%) AWK
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (7.69%) CCNP
2 1 (7.69%) CCNA
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Red Hat
2 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
2 1 (7.69%) Acme Packet
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Nokia
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