The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Borehamwood region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 27 3 8
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 4 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Borehamwood 3.81% 31.82% 17.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.39% 87.50% 88.89%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 2
Average salary £23,500 £27,500 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.54% +17.02%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Linux
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Borehamwood region.

Operating Systems Category
Borehamwood
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
23 8 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Borehamwood 21.90% 36.36% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 16 8 3
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +66.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £29,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Borehamwood

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Borehamwood region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Borehamwood

Linux
Salary Trend in Borehamwood

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

Linux Salary Trend in Borehamwood

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Borehamwood

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Borehamwood 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 8 (100.00%) DNS
2 7 (87.50%) SLA
3 6 (75.00%) Cisco
3 6 (75.00%) HP
3 6 (75.00%) DHCP
3 6 (75.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (75.00%) VPN
3 6 (75.00%) Windows
3 6 (75.00%) LAN
3 6 (75.00%) WAN
3 6 (75.00%) SSL
3 6 (75.00%) Apple
3 6 (75.00%) Thin Client
3 6 (75.00%) OSPF
3 6 (75.00%) Blackberry
3 6 (75.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (75.00%) Replication
3 6 (75.00%) VMware
3 6 (75.00%) Fujitsu
3 6 (75.00%) SonicWALL
3 6 (75.00%) Fat Client
3 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (75.00%) NAS
3 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (75.00%) vSphere
3 6 (75.00%) Firewall
3 6 (75.00%) Office 365
3 6 (75.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 5 (62.50%) Mentoring
5 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Borehamwood by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Borehamwood 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 6 (75.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
3 2 (25.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (75.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) DNS
2 6 (75.00%) SSL
2 6 (75.00%) OSPF
2 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 6 (75.00%) NAS
2 6 (75.00%) LAN
2 6 (75.00%) WAN
2 6 (75.00%) DHCP
2 6 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (75.00%) VPN
3 3 (37.50%) SAN
4 2 (25.00%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 2 (25.00%) Linux Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Thin Client
1 6 (75.00%) Blackberry
1 6 (75.00%) Replication
1 6 (75.00%) Fat Client
1 6 (75.00%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Debian
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Mentoring
2 2 (25.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (87.50%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (75.00%) vSphere
2 3 (37.50%) Terminal Services
3 2 (25.00%) Samba
3 2 (25.00%) iptables
3 2 (25.00%) NFS
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Apple
1 6 (75.00%) VMware
1 6 (75.00%) Fujitsu
1 6 (75.00%) SonicWALL
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco
1 6 (75.00%) HP
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat