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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank - 13 11
Permanent jobs citing Linux 0 1 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Herefordshire - 3.13% 18.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 100.00% 54.17%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 25
Average salary - - £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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 1 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Herefordshire 55.26% 3.13% 33.80%
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 43
Average salary £40,000 - £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 - £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Herefordshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) LAMP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Herefordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (100.00%) Administrator
2 1 (50.00%) Web Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) LAMP
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PHP