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 2 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 2 13 4
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -9
Permanent jobs citing Linux 44 7 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 34.11% 13.73% 36.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 54.32% 31.82% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 44 6 14
Average salary £37,500 £30,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.95% -22.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £34,500 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
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
81 22 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 62.79% 43.14% 36.59%
Number of salaries quoted 81 21 14
Average salary £37,250 £29,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.27% -26.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £48,000 £34,300
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

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
Salary Histogram in Torfaen

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Torfaen region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram 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 2 June 2015. 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 +11 44 £37,500 +22.95% 2
Linux
South Wales

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Torfaen

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 39 (48.15%) Perl
2 32 (39.51%) Marketing
3 30 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (37.04%) Advertising
3 30 (37.04%) Data Mining
3 30 (37.04%) E-Commerce
3 30 (37.04%) PaaS
3 30 (37.04%) Big Data
3 30 (37.04%) Mobile Marketing
4 25 (30.86%) Korn
4 25 (30.86%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (30.86%) Java
5 23 (28.40%) Client/Server
6 22 (27.16%) UNIX
7 21 (25.93%) TCP/IP
8 20 (24.69%) DTV
8 20 (24.69%) Bash Shell
9 17 (20.99%) Scrum
10 16 (19.75%) Red Hat
10 16 (19.75%) Windows
10 16 (19.75%) JavaScript
10 16 (19.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 15 (18.52%) Test Management
11 15 (18.52%) User Experience
11 15 (18.52%) SQL
12 14 (17.28%) C
12 14 (17.28%) Python
12 14 (17.28%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (17.28%) Test Automation
12 14 (17.28%) Cucumber

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Torfaen by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 13 (16.05%) Apache
2 11 (13.58%) Confluence
3 7 (8.64%) Node.js
4 2 (2.47%) IIS
5 1 (1.23%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.23%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.23%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.23%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.23%) JBoss
5 1 (1.23%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (4.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 30 (37.04%) PaaS
2 8 (9.88%) SaaS
3 1 (1.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (25.93%) TCP/IP
2 11 (13.58%) Multicast
2 11 (13.58%) Unicast
2 11 (13.58%) DVB
2 11 (13.58%) SNMP
2 11 (13.58%) IGMP
2 11 (13.58%) RTSP
3 10 (12.35%) VoIP
4 4 (4.94%) MPLS
4 4 (4.94%) BGP
4 4 (4.94%) IPv4
4 4 (4.94%) IPv6
4 4 (4.94%) Ethernet
4 4 (4.94%) HTTP
4 4 (4.94%) VPLS
5 3 (3.70%) SAN
6 2 (2.47%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (37.04%) Data Mining
1 30 (37.04%) Big Data
2 10 (12.35%) VoltDB
2 10 (12.35%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.47%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.23%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (17.28%) Cucumber
1 14 (17.28%) Jenkins
2 12 (14.81%) JUnit
3 11 (13.58%) JIRA
3 11 (13.58%) TestLink
4 5 (6.17%) Selenium
5 4 (4.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (4.94%) Eclipse
5 4 (4.94%) Xcode
6 2 (2.47%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.47%) FitNesse
6 2 (2.47%) Subversion
General
1 32 (39.51%) Marketing
2 30 (37.04%) Advertising
3 12 (14.81%) Telecoms
4 5 (6.17%) Multimedia
5 4 (4.94%) Finance
6 2 (2.47%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.47%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 14 (17.28%) Analyst
2 13 (16.05%) Team Leader
3 11 (13.58%) Test Team Leader
4 10 (12.35%) Software Engineer
4 10 (12.35%) Developer
4 10 (12.35%) Technical Support
5 8 (9.88%) Support Analyst
5 8 (9.88%) Test Engineer
6 7 (8.64%) Technical Analyst
6 7 (8.64%) Technical Support Analyst
7 6 (7.41%) Test Analyst
8 5 (6.17%) Database Developer
8 5 (6.17%) Operations Manager
9 4 (4.94%) IT Operations Manager
9 4 (4.94%) IT Support
9 4 (4.94%) Development Engineer
9 4 (4.94%) Network Engineer
9 4 (4.94%) Support Technician
9 4 (4.94%) Software Development Engineer
9 4 (4.94%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.88%) Web Services
2 7 (8.64%) HTML
3 5 (6.17%) AngularJS
4 2 (2.47%) PCRE
4 2 (2.47%) HTML5
4 2 (2.47%) REST
4 2 (2.47%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 2 (2.47%) Pthreads
4 2 (2.47%) jQuery
4 2 (2.47%) POSIX
5 1 (1.23%) Java EE
5 1 (1.23%) Spring
5 1 (1.23%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.23%) Middleware
5 1 (1.23%) JSP
5 1 (1.23%) .NET
5 1 (1.23%) JAX-WS
5 1 (1.23%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 25 (30.86%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (28.40%) Client/Server
3 20 (24.69%) DTV
4 15 (18.52%) User Experience
5 11 (13.58%) Statistics
6 7 (8.64%) Data Centre
7 6 (7.41%) Management Information System
8 4 (4.94%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (4.94%) Algorithms
9 2 (2.47%) Mobile App
9 2 (2.47%) Digital Media
10 1 (1.23%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 22 (27.16%) UNIX
2 16 (19.75%) Windows
2 16 (19.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (14.81%) CentOS
4 10 (12.35%) Solaris
5 6 (7.41%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.47%) Android
7 1 (1.23%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
1 30 (37.04%) E-Commerce
1 30 (37.04%) Mobile Marketing
2 17 (20.99%) Scrum
3 15 (18.52%) Test Management
4 14 (17.28%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (17.28%) Test Automation
5 12 (14.81%) TDD
5 12 (14.81%) BDD
6 11 (13.58%) Product Management
6 11 (13.58%) SDLC
6 11 (13.58%) Software Testing
7 10 (12.35%) ETL
8 8 (9.88%) Software Engineering
9 7 (8.64%) Operations Management
9 7 (8.64%) Migration
9 7 (8.64%) Regression Testing
9 7 (8.64%) Line Management
10 6 (7.41%) Cyber Security
10 6 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 39 (48.15%) Perl
2 25 (30.86%) Korn
2 25 (30.86%) Java
3 20 (24.69%) Bash Shell
4 16 (19.75%) JavaScript
5 15 (18.52%) SQL
6 14 (17.28%) C
6 14 (17.28%) Python
7 13 (16.05%) Objective-C
8 12 (14.81%) C++
9 11 (13.58%) Shell Script
10 3 (3.70%) Ruby
10 3 (3.70%) PHP
11 2 (2.47%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 11 (13.58%) Degree
2 4 (4.94%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (4.94%) CCIE
3 3 (3.70%) ISEB
4 2 (2.47%) CCNP
5 1 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.58%) QA
System Software
1 6 (7.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 16 (19.75%) Red Hat
2 13 (16.05%) Perforce
3 10 (12.35%) Oracle
4 5 (6.17%) Apple
5 4 (4.94%) Cisco
5 4 (4.94%) IBM
5 4 (4.94%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.47%) SAP
6 2 (2.47%) VMware
7 1 (1.23%) Borland
Cwmbran, Gwent
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cwmbran
CPS Group
Salary: £38k - 41k per year + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago