The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Torfaen with a requirement for Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
South Wales / Torfaen
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 14 2
Rank change year-on-year +7 -12  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 3 3 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Torfaen 10.34% 6.00% 40.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.86% 25.00% 67.16%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 45
Median salary £41,500 £75,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -44.66% +102.70%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,900 £36,600 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,300 £75,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Linux is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Torfaen with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Torfaen
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 7 12 67
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Torfaen 24.14% 24.00% 60.91%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 67
Median salary £27,500 £38,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.03% +10.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,300 £47,500 £64,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Torfaen

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Torfaen citing Linux as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Torfaen

Linux
Salary Trend in Torfaen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux in Torfaen.

Salary trend for Linux in Torfaen

Linux
Salary Histogram in Torfaen

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Torfaen over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux 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 28 June 2017. 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 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 +7 3 £41,500 -44.66%
Linux
South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, 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 6 (85.71%) Red Hat
2 4 (57.14%) JBoss
2 4 (57.14%) Apache
2 4 (57.14%) Python
2 4 (57.14%) Web Services
2 4 (57.14%) Unix
2 4 (57.14%) Ubuntu
2 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
2 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (57.14%) SaaS
2 4 (57.14%) Docker
2 4 (57.14%) Terraform
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 3 (42.86%) Line Management
3 3 (42.86%) Private Cloud
3 3 (42.86%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (42.86%) OpenStack
3 3 (42.86%) IaaS
3 3 (42.86%) PaaS
3 3 (42.86%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (42.86%) nginx
3 3 (42.86%) Degree
3 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
3 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (42.86%) CentOS
3 3 (42.86%) Mac OS
3 3 (42.86%) Debian
3 3 (42.86%) OpenBSD
3 3 (42.86%) VMware

Linux
Co-occurring 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 4 (57.14%) Apache
1 4 (57.14%) JBoss
2 3 (42.86%) nginx
2 3 (42.86%) OpenStack
2 3 (42.86%) Tomcat
3 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (57.14%) SaaS
2 3 (42.86%) IaaS
2 3 (42.86%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) IP Telephony
1 2 (28.57%) Unified Communications
1 2 (28.57%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Cloud Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) VoIP Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Support
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
1 3 (42.86%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Ubuntu
1 4 (57.14%) Unix
2 3 (42.86%) CentOS
2 3 (42.86%) Debian
2 3 (42.86%) Mac OS
2 3 (42.86%) OpenBSD
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 1 (14.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (42.86%) Line Management
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
2 1 (14.29%) Groovy
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) Perl
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Docker
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Terraform
2 1 (14.29%) Ansible
2 1 (14.29%) Packer
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Red Hat
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Borland
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Perforce