The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hereford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 7 13 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs citing Linux 3 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hereford 15.00% 4.65% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 16.67% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £50,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.89%
Linux
Herefordshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Hereford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
6 12 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hereford 30.00% 27.91% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 4
Average salary £22,440 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-50.13% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Hereford

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Hereford

Linux
Salary Trend in Hereford

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

Linux Salary Trend in Hereford

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hereford

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Hereford 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 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Dell
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) IIS
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Apache
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 3 (100.00%) IP Telephony
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (100.00%) EqualLogic
1 3 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 3 (100.00%) F5
1 3 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Hereford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Hereford 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 3 (100.00%) IIS
1 3 (100.00%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
1 3 (100.00%) IP Telephony
1 3 (100.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Architect
1 3 (100.00%) Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) EqualLogic
1 3 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (33.33%) BCP
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Dell
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) F5