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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank - - 12
Permanent jobs citing Linux 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Herefordshire - - 3.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
19 20 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Herefordshire 37.25% 47.62% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 15 9 0
Average salary £41,250 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 30 Related IT Skills in Herefordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (75.00%) MPLS
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) VMware ESX
2 3 (75.00%) MySQL
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) IIS
2 3 (75.00%) Apache
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) VPN
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Dell
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (75.00%) EqualLogic
2 3 (75.00%) Unified Communications
2 3 (75.00%) F5
2 3 (75.00%) IP Telephony
2 3 (75.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (75.00%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) C++
4 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Herefordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (75.00%) IIS
1 3 (75.00%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
1 3 (75.00%) VPN
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
1 3 (75.00%) MPLS
1 3 (75.00%) IP Telephony
1 3 (75.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) MySQL
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Architect
1 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Video Conferencing
1 3 (75.00%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) OOD
3 1 (25.00%) BCP
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) PhD
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) VMware ESX
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) Dell
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
1 3 (75.00%) F5