The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 16 15 23
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Permanent jobs citing Linux 288 308 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 12.32% 12.32% 9.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.23% 40.96% 31.69%
Number of salaries quoted 220 225 174
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%
Linux
East of England

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

Operating Systems Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
795 752 773
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 34.00% 30.07% 30.12%
Number of salaries quoted 619 622 629
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Linux
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Linux Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Linux
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Linux
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 4 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
Watford -1 74 £46,250 +15.62% 2
Hemel Hempstead -7 59 £44,000 -2.22% 7
Welwyn Garden City -5 16 £33,500 -16.25% 2
St Albans -22 15 £55,000 -4.34% 2
Rickmansworth 0 11 £45,000 -18.18% 4
Royston - 10 £37,500 -
Letchworth +20 9 £67,500 +107.69%
Borehamwood +1 7 £27,500 - 1
Stevenage -8 5 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Hoddesdon - 4 £41,500 -
Potters Bar +4 2 £21,750 -42.00%
Bishop's Stortford +5 1 £42,500 +6.25%
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

1 223 (43.64%) Windows
2 208 (40.70%) SQL
3 197 (38.55%) UNIX
4 192 (37.57%) Java
5 138 (27.01%) Oracle
6 131 (25.64%) C++
7 129 (25.24%) MySQL
8 119 (23.29%) Finance
9 116 (22.70%) C
10 114 (22.31%) Degree
11 111 (21.72%) JavaScript
12 93 (18.20%) Apache
13 89 (17.42%) Software Engineering
14 86 (16.83%) Microsoft
15 81 (15.85%) Perl
15 81 (15.85%) ITIL
16 76 (14.87%) HTML
17 71 (13.89%) Computer Science
18 69 (13.50%) PHP
19 67 (13.11%) DNS
20 66 (12.92%) Tomcat
20 66 (12.92%) VMware
21 65 (12.72%) Internet
22 64 (12.52%) XML
23 63 (12.33%) Web Services
23 63 (12.33%) J2EE
24 61 (11.94%) WebSphere
24 61 (11.94%) OO
25 59 (11.55%) HTTP
25 59 (11.55%) Analytical Skills

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 93 (18.20%) Apache
2 66 (12.92%) Tomcat
3 61 (11.94%) WebSphere
4 50 (9.78%) WebSphere Application Server
5 43 (8.41%) IIS
6 34 (6.65%) JBoss
7 25 (4.89%) MS Exchange
8 18 (3.52%) MQSeries
9 16 (3.13%) WebLogic
10 15 (2.94%) IBM HTTP Server
11 14 (2.74%) CMS
11 14 (2.74%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 11 (2.15%) SharePoint
13 10 (1.96%) ColdFusion
13 10 (1.96%) Apache Solr
13 10 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
13 10 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
14 8 (1.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 8 (1.57%) Drupal
15 7 (1.37%) Lync
Applications
1 48 (9.39%) MS Excel
2 45 (8.81%) MS Office
3 2 (0.39%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.20%) Mingle
4 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (2.54%) Magento
2 11 (2.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (1.57%) Maximo
4 7 (1.37%) CA PPM
5 6 (1.17%) Agresso
6 3 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.39%) RiskWrite
8 1 (0.20%) Oracle 11i
8 1 (0.20%) SAP R/3
8 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.20%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 21 (4.11%) Office 365
2 18 (3.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (2.54%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (2.54%) SaaS
4 9 (1.76%) PaaS
5 8 (1.57%) IaaS
6 5 (0.98%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.39%) Google App Engine
7 2 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.39%) Google Compute Engine
7 2 (0.39%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 67 (13.11%) DNS
2 65 (12.72%) Internet
3 59 (11.55%) HTTP
4 37 (7.24%) SAN
5 36 (7.05%) TCP/IP
6 33 (6.46%) SMTP
6 33 (6.46%) DHCP
6 33 (6.46%) Firewall
7 26 (5.09%) LAN
8 24 (4.70%) WAN
8 24 (4.70%) FTP
9 19 (3.72%) VPN
10 15 (2.94%) VoIP
11 11 (2.15%) VLAN
12 10 (1.96%) Wireless
12 10 (1.96%) IPv4
13 9 (1.76%) NAS
13 9 (1.76%) SSH
14 8 (1.57%) SSL
15 7 (1.37%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (25.24%) MySQL
2 58 (11.35%) SQL Server
3 49 (9.59%) Relational Database
4 41 (8.02%) DB2
5 37 (7.24%) Oracle Database
6 36 (7.05%) RDBMS
7 26 (5.09%) PostgreSQL
8 17 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
9 13 (2.54%) Oracle Database 10g
10 12 (2.35%) SQL Server 2012
11 11 (2.15%) NoSQL
11 11 (2.15%) SQL Server 2005
12 9 (1.76%) MS Access
13 8 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
14 7 (1.37%) Informix
15 6 (1.17%) JasperReports
16 5 (0.98%) MongoDB
17 4 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
17 4 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
18 3 (0.59%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 28 (5.48%) Subversion
2 25 (4.89%) Maven
2 25 (4.89%) Eclipse
3 16 (3.13%) JIRA
4 13 (2.54%) JUnit
5 10 (1.96%) SoapUI
6 9 (1.76%) Toad
7 7 (1.37%) Rational Application Developer
7 7 (1.37%) Selenium
7 7 (1.37%) LoadRunner
7 7 (1.37%) JMeter
8 6 (1.17%) Ant
8 6 (1.17%) Git (software)
9 5 (0.98%) Jenkins
9 5 (0.98%) Log4j
10 4 (0.78%) Android Studio
11 3 (0.59%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
11 3 (0.59%) QuickTest Pro
11 3 (0.59%) Bugzilla
12 2 (0.39%) PowerBuilder
General
1 119 (23.29%) Finance
2 53 (10.37%) Banking
3 52 (10.18%) Retail
4 38 (7.44%) Telecoms
5 30 (5.87%) Marketing
6 24 (4.70%) Games
7 14 (2.74%) Online Betting
8 10 (1.96%) Financial Institution
9 8 (1.57%) Advertising
9 8 (1.57%) Pharmaceutical
10 7 (1.37%) Manufacturing
11 6 (1.17%) Billing
12 5 (0.98%) Arabic Language
12 5 (0.98%) Russian Language
13 4 (0.78%) Electronics
14 1 (0.20%) Front Office
14 1 (0.20%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 168 (32.88%) Developer
2 99 (19.37%) Analyst
3 67 (13.11%) Administrator
4 64 (12.52%) Support Analyst
5 62 (12.13%) Java Developer
6 52 (10.18%) Software Developer
7 48 (9.39%) Software Engineer
8 47 (9.20%) Senior Developer
9 44 (8.61%) Systems Administrator
10 41 (8.02%) Linux Administrator
11 27 (5.28%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 26 (5.09%) C++ Developer
13 23 (4.50%) Programmer
14 22 (4.31%) Applications Support
15 20 (3.91%) Senior Java Developer
16 18 (3.52%) Infrastructure Specialist
16 18 (3.52%) Applications Support Analyst
17 17 (3.33%) Support Engineer
18 16 (3.13%) Senior Systems Administrator
18 16 (3.13%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (14.87%) HTML
2 64 (12.52%) XML
3 63 (12.33%) Web Services
3 63 (12.33%) J2EE
4 51 (9.98%) CSS
5 41 (8.02%) SOAP
6 39 (7.63%) Spring
7 38 (7.44%) .NET
8 36 (7.05%) Hibernate
9 28 (5.48%) jQuery
10 27 (5.28%) JDBC
11 26 (5.09%) JSP
11 26 (5.09%) Servlets
12 25 (4.89%) Middleware
13 24 (4.70%) Struts
14 23 (4.50%) HTML5
15 20 (3.91%) DOM
16 18 (3.52%) Ajax
17 17 (3.33%) LAMP
17 17 (3.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 71 (13.89%) Computer Science
2 59 (11.55%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (4.70%) Management Information System
4 15 (2.94%) Mathematics
5 14 (2.74%) Online Games
5 14 (2.74%) Algorithms
6 12 (2.35%) Client/Server
7 11 (2.15%) Replication
7 11 (2.15%) Clustering
8 9 (1.76%) Open Source
8 9 (1.76%) Chemistry
9 8 (1.57%) Blackberry
10 7 (1.37%) Embedded Systems
10 7 (1.37%) Public Cloud
10 7 (1.37%) Physics
11 6 (1.17%) CCTV
11 6 (1.17%) EqualLogic
12 5 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (0.98%) Visualisation
12 5 (0.98%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 223 (43.64%) Windows
2 197 (38.55%) UNIX
3 55 (10.76%) AIX
4 54 (10.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 53 (10.37%) Solaris
6 36 (7.05%) Debian
7 32 (6.26%) Android
8 26 (5.09%) HPUX
9 25 (4.89%) Apple iOS
10 20 (3.91%) CentOS
10 20 (3.91%) Windows 7
11 19 (3.72%) Windows XP
12 18 (3.52%) Mac OS X
13 16 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
13 16 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
14 13 (2.54%) Windows Server 2003
15 9 (1.76%) Windows 8
16 8 (1.57%) Windows Vista
17 5 (0.98%) Embedded Linux
18 4 (0.78%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (17.42%) Software Engineering
2 81 (15.85%) ITIL
3 61 (11.94%) OO
4 56 (10.96%) E-Commerce
5 37 (7.24%) Problem Management
6 33 (6.46%) Web Development
7 30 (5.87%) Agile Software Development
8 28 (5.48%) Disaster Recovery
8 28 (5.48%) Multithreading
9 26 (5.09%) MVC
9 26 (5.09%) Technical Analysis
10 23 (4.50%) Performance Tuning
11 21 (4.11%) TDD
11 21 (4.11%) Time Management
12 20 (3.91%) Web Application Development
12 20 (3.91%) Capacity Planning
13 19 (3.72%) Service Delivery
13 19 (3.72%) Change Management
13 19 (3.72%) Incident Management
13 19 (3.72%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 208 (40.70%) SQL
2 192 (37.57%) Java
3 131 (25.64%) C++
4 116 (22.70%) C
5 111 (21.72%) JavaScript
6 81 (15.85%) Perl
7 69 (13.50%) PHP
8 56 (10.96%) Python
9 45 (8.81%) Bash Shell
10 42 (8.22%) C#
11 39 (7.63%) Shell Script
12 33 (6.46%) PL/SQL
13 15 (2.94%) XPath
14 10 (1.96%) T-SQL
14 10 (1.96%) PHP5
15 8 (1.57%) Embedded C
16 7 (1.37%) VB
16 7 (1.37%) Assembly Language
16 7 (1.37%) AWK
17 5 (0.98%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 114 (22.31%) Degree
2 19 (3.72%) Sun Certification
3 10 (1.96%) PhD
3 10 (1.96%) Security Cleared
3 10 (1.96%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 7 (1.37%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (1.17%) CCNA
6 3 (0.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (0.59%) MCSE
6 3 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.59%) ISEB
7 2 (0.39%) CCNP
7 2 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.39%) RHCE
7 2 (0.39%) MCP
7 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Certified Architect
8 1 (0.20%) RHCSA
8 1 (0.20%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (8.02%) SLA
2 28 (5.48%) QA
3 2 (0.39%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.20%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.20%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 51 (9.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (7.24%) Firmware
3 31 (6.07%) iptables
3 31 (6.07%) Active Directory
4 30 (5.87%) NFS
5 29 (5.68%) Samba
6 17 (3.33%) VMware Server
7 13 (2.54%) Hyper-V
8 12 (2.35%) vSphere
9 11 (2.15%) Postfix
10 10 (1.96%) VirtualBox
11 8 (1.57%) Oracle RAC
12 7 (1.37%) Terminal Services
13 5 (0.98%) Sendmail
13 5 (0.98%) XenApp
13 5 (0.98%) XenDesktop
14 4 (0.78%) VMware ESX
14 4 (0.78%) Terminal Server
14 4 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
15 3 (0.59%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 10 (1.96%) Data Guard
2 9 (1.76%) Cacti
3 7 (1.37%) Puppet
4 6 (1.17%) Tivoli
4 6 (1.17%) Opsview
5 5 (0.98%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 5 (0.98%) Nagios
5 5 (0.98%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (0.78%) cPanel
7 3 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.59%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.39%) Legato
8 2 (0.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (0.39%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.20%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.20%) vMotion
9 1 (0.20%) Ansible
9 1 (0.20%) MOM
9 1 (0.20%) Control-M
9 1 (0.20%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 138 (27.01%) Oracle
2 86 (16.83%) Microsoft
3 66 (12.92%) VMware
4 55 (10.76%) IBM
5 54 (10.57%) Red Hat
6 29 (5.68%) Cisco
7 26 (5.09%) Sun
7 26 (5.09%) HP
8 20 (3.91%) Citrix
9 12 (2.35%) Sybase
10 11 (2.15%) Symantec
10 11 (2.15%) NetApp
11 8 (1.57%) Dell
12 7 (1.37%) Zend
12 7 (1.37%) Infor
12 7 (1.37%) CheckPoint
13 6 (1.17%) Google
13 6 (1.17%) Apple
14 5 (0.98%) LogRhythm
14 5 (0.98%) ProCurve
Kings Langley, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Nexere Consulting Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: comprehensive flexible benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Firway Consulting
Salary: Excellent + Major Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + great training
Posted: 5 days ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £36000 per annum + Training and Career Progression!
Posted: 5 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + On Call + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum excellent bens, International Compan
Posted: 6 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £52,000 per annum great bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits Share Options+Healthcare+Pension+M
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 6 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago