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 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 16 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Permanent jobs citing Linux 4 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Herefordshire 7.84% 2.41% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.05% 11.11% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £42,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +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
21 18 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Herefordshire 41.18% 21.69% 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 19 15 12
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,050 £21,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,100
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
Salary Histogram in Herefordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Herefordshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram 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 22 May 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 +6 3 £50,000 -
Linux
West Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Herefordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 22 May 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%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 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%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) OOD
3 1 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) BCP
3 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Metaprogramming
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (40.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (20.00%) PhD
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%) Hyper-V
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
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