The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Harpenden region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 7 - 5
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 4 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harpenden 19.05% - 18.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% - 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 2
Average salary £38,000 - £24,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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 Harpenden region.

Operating Systems Category
Harpenden
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
4 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harpenden 19.05% 18.18% 90.91%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 10
Average salary £38,000 £27,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.18% +14.58%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Harpenden

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Harpenden

Linux
Salary Trend in Harpenden

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

Linux Salary Trend in Harpenden

Linux
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Harpenden

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Harpenden 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 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) CentOS
2 5 (83.33%) NAS
2 5 (83.33%) Unix
2 5 (83.33%) SAN
3 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (33.33%) Sun
4 2 (33.33%) Information Management
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
5 1 (16.67%) Windows

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Harpenden by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Harpenden 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) NAS
1 5 (83.33%) SAN
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Administrator
1 6 (100.00%) Linux Administrator
1 6 (100.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 6 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (83.33%) Unix Administrator
2 5 (83.33%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
2 5 (83.33%) Unix Systems Administrator
2 5 (83.33%) VMWare Administrator
3 3 (50.00%) IT Administrator
3 3 (50.00%) IT Systems Administrator
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) CentOS
1 5 (83.33%) Unix
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Information Management
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Sun
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat