The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Herefordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 15 11 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Permanent jobs citing Linux 1 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Herefordshire 1.89% 5.26% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.00% 12.50% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £50,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%
Linux
West Midlands

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

Operating Systems Category
Herefordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
25 16 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Herefordshire 47.17% 42.11% -
Number of salaries quoted 23 9 0
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Herefordshire

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Herefordshire

Linux
Salary Trend in Herefordshire

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

Linux Salary Trend in Herefordshire

Linux
Job Locations in Herefordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Herefordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Hereford -2 1 £50,000 -
Linux
West Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Herefordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Herefordshire 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) MySQL
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) IIS
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) VPN
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Dell
2 3 (60.00%) Apache
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (60.00%) MPLS
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) VMware ESX
2 3 (60.00%) IP Telephony
2 3 (60.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (60.00%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (60.00%) EqualLogic
2 3 (60.00%) Unified Communications
2 3 (60.00%) F5
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) OO

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Herefordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Herefordshire 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 (60.00%) IIS
1 3 (60.00%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) WAN
1 3 (60.00%) VPN
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
1 3 (60.00%) MPLS
1 3 (60.00%) IP Telephony
1 3 (60.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) MySQL
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Architect
1 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Video Conferencing
1 3 (60.00%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) OOD
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) BCP
3 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (20.00%) Metaprogramming
3 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (40.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) PhD
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) VMware ESX
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) Dell
1 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
1 3 (60.00%) F5