The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 18 23 20
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 225 186 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 10.59% 8.62% 9.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 52.08% 33.39% 36.52%
Number of salaries quoted 182 146 184
Median salary £49,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,525 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,350
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
432 557 660
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 20.34% 25.80% 27.17%
Number of salaries quoted 340 460 523
Median salary £42,500 £37,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.86% -7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Hertfordshire region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 9 December 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Linux
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford -2 75 £48,500 +7.77% 6
Hemel Hempstead 0 22 £47,000 -6.00% 2
Welwyn Garden City +16 19 £52,500 +61.53% 2
Stevenage -4 9 £50,000 +33.33%
Bishop's Stortford -1 5 £55,000 +83.33%
St Albans -3 5 £42,500 -10.52% 1
Rickmansworth +10 4 £48,750 -9.30%
Royston -3 3 £50,000 +42.85%
Letchworth - 3 £30,000 - 1
Potters Bar +6 2 £45,000 -18.18%
Hertford -7 2 £41,500 +45.61% 1
Welwyn - 2 £60,000 -
Borehamwood -6 1 £35,000 -
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Linux.

1 194 (41.54%) Windows
2 130 (27.84%) Unix
3 127 (27.19%) SQL
4 96 (20.56%) Java
5 94 (20.13%) Microsoft
6 85 (18.20%) Oracle
7 82 (17.56%) Python
8 74 (15.85%) Agile Software Development
9 69 (14.78%) JavaScript
10 68 (14.56%) ITIL
11 67 (14.35%) VMware
11 67 (14.35%) DevOps
11 67 (14.35%) Windows Server
12 66 (14.13%) Apache
13 63 (13.49%) C++
14 61 (13.06%) Puppet
15 59 (12.63%) Finance
16 55 (11.78%) Firewall
16 55 (11.78%) C
16 55 (11.78%) Active Directory
16 55 (11.78%) VMware Infrastructure
17 53 (11.35%) HTML
17 53 (11.35%) MySQL
18 50 (10.71%) Open Source
19 49 (10.49%) Perl
19 49 (10.49%) TCP/IP
20 48 (10.28%) Degree
21 46 (9.85%) Solaris
21 46 (9.85%) Data Centre
22 45 (9.64%) Web Services

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 66 (14.13%) Apache
2 36 (7.71%) WebLogic
2 36 (7.71%) WebSphere
3 28 (6.00%) Tomcat
4 24 (5.14%) MS Exchange
5 19 (4.07%) Skype for Business
6 15 (3.21%) JBoss
6 15 (3.21%) OpenStack
7 14 (3.00%) Confluence
8 13 (2.78%) WebSphere Application Server
9 12 (2.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 12 (2.57%) SharePoint
10 9 (1.93%) Oracle Service Bus
11 6 (1.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 6 (1.28%) CMS
11 6 (1.28%) MQSeries
12 4 (0.86%) Alfresco
12 4 (0.86%) Captiva
12 4 (0.86%) Documentum
12 4 (0.86%) nginx
Applications
1 38 (8.14%) MS Excel
2 30 (6.42%) MS Office
3 11 (2.36%) GIMP
4 10 (2.14%) GNU Octave
4 10 (2.14%) Simulink
5 8 (1.71%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.21%) HipChat
7 1 (0.21%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 14 (3.00%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (1.93%) Oracle EBS R12
3 8 (1.71%) Magento
4 2 (0.43%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.21%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 40 (8.57%) Office 365
2 38 (8.14%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (3.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (3.43%) PaaS
4 10 (2.14%) SaaS
5 9 (1.93%) IaaS
6 7 (1.50%) Mimecast
7 3 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.64%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 3 (0.64%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (0.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.21%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 55 (11.78%) Firewall
2 49 (10.49%) TCP/IP
3 45 (9.64%) DNS
3 45 (9.64%) VPN
4 35 (7.49%) DHCP
5 34 (7.28%) LAN
6 33 (7.07%) Network Security
7 32 (6.85%) WAN
8 26 (5.57%) Wireshark
9 24 (5.14%) Remote Desktop
10 19 (4.07%) Ethernet
11 17 (3.64%) HTTP
12 15 (3.21%) VoIP
13 14 (3.00%) SAN
14 13 (2.78%) ISDN
14 13 (2.78%) MPLS
14 13 (2.78%) PBX
14 13 (2.78%) VLAN
14 13 (2.78%) Wireless
15 12 (2.57%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (11.35%) MySQL
2 40 (8.57%) SQL Server
3 35 (7.49%) PostgreSQL
4 26 (5.57%) Relational Database
5 24 (5.14%) Oracle Database
6 22 (4.71%) RDBMS
6 22 (4.71%) Redis
7 16 (3.43%) DB2
8 10 (2.14%) Amazon RDS
9 7 (1.50%) MongoDB
10 6 (1.28%) Jackrabbit
11 5 (1.07%) Informix
11 5 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (0.86%) Crystal Reports
12 4 (0.86%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (0.86%) Oracle Database 12c
12 4 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
13 3 (0.64%) SQL Server 2014
14 2 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.43%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 44 (9.42%) Git (software)
2 32 (6.85%) Jenkins
3 30 (6.42%) JIRA
4 22 (4.71%) GitLab
4 22 (4.71%) Subversion
5 19 (4.07%) Selenium
6 16 (3.43%) JUnit
7 15 (3.21%) HP UFT
7 15 (3.21%) Maven
8 11 (2.36%) Sonatype Nexus
9 10 (2.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 10 (2.14%) Bitbucket
9 10 (2.14%) Eclipse
9 10 (2.14%) FishEye
9 10 (2.14%) SonarQube
10 9 (1.93%) ClearCase
10 9 (1.93%) ClearQuest
11 6 (1.28%) Ant
11 6 (1.28%) Log4j
11 6 (1.28%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 59 (12.63%) Finance
2 28 (6.00%) Retail
3 14 (3.00%) Banking
3 14 (3.00%) Electronics
3 14 (3.00%) Telecoms
4 7 (1.50%) Automotive
5 6 (1.28%) Multimedia
6 5 (1.07%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.07%) Marketing
7 4 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.64%) Front Office
8 3 (0.64%) Games
9 2 (0.43%) Law
9 2 (0.43%) Publishing
10 1 (0.21%) Advertising
10 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.21%) Back Office
10 1 (0.21%) Billing
10 1 (0.21%) Legal
Job Titles
1 81 (17.34%) Developer
2 77 (16.49%) Analyst
3 57 (12.21%) Linux Engineer
4 35 (7.49%) Administrator
5 34 (7.28%) Support Engineer
6 30 (6.42%) Systems Engineer
7 28 (6.00%) Java Developer
8 27 (5.78%) Linux Support
9 26 (5.57%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 26 (5.57%) Software Developer
10 25 (5.35%) DevOps Manager
11 24 (5.14%) Network Engineer
12 22 (4.71%) Linux Support Engineer
12 22 (4.71%) Support Analyst
12 22 (4.71%) Systems Administrator
13 20 (4.28%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 20 (4.28%) Architect
14 19 (4.07%) DBA
14 19 (4.07%) Security Analyst
14 19 (4.07%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (11.35%) HTML
2 45 (9.64%) Web Services
3 41 (8.78%) Middleware
4 40 (8.57%) CSS
5 36 (7.71%) XML
6 29 (6.21%) Spring
7 23 (4.93%) Ruby on Rails
8 21 (4.50%) LAMP
8 21 (4.50%) REST
9 19 (4.07%) .NET
9 19 (4.07%) AngularJS
10 18 (3.85%) SOAP
11 17 (3.64%) HTML5
11 17 (3.64%) JSON
12 16 (3.43%) Java EE
13 15 (3.21%) Ajax
13 15 (3.21%) Hibernate
13 15 (3.21%) JDBC
13 15 (3.21%) Memcached
13 15 (3.21%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 46 (9.85%) Data Centre
2 35 (7.49%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (5.14%) Computer Science
4 18 (3.85%) Algorithms
5 17 (3.64%) Management Information System
6 15 (3.21%) Mathematics
7 13 (2.78%) Device Driver
8 11 (2.36%) User Experience
9 10 (2.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 10 (2.14%) Verilog
10 9 (1.93%) iSeries
11 8 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (1.71%) EPoS
12 7 (1.50%) Client/Server
12 7 (1.50%) PACS
13 6 (1.28%) DataPower
13 6 (1.28%) Handset
14 5 (1.07%) Security Operations Centre
15 4 (0.86%) Embedded Systems
15 4 (0.86%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 194 (41.54%) Windows
2 130 (27.84%) Unix
3 67 (14.35%) Windows Server
4 46 (9.85%) Solaris
5 43 (9.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 39 (8.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 29 (6.21%) Windows Server 2012
8 20 (4.28%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (2.78%) Mac OS X
10 11 (2.36%) Ubuntu
10 11 (2.36%) Windows 7
11 10 (2.14%) Apple iOS
11 10 (2.14%) Debian
12 9 (1.93%) AIX
12 9 (1.93%) Android
12 9 (1.93%) zOS
13 7 (1.50%) CentOS
14 6 (1.28%) HPUX
15 5 (1.07%) Fedora
16 4 (0.86%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (15.85%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (14.56%) ITIL
3 67 (14.35%) DevOps
4 50 (10.71%) Open Source
5 43 (9.21%) Continuous Integration
6 40 (8.57%) Configuration Management
7 39 (8.35%) Scrum
8 34 (7.28%) E-Commerce
9 32 (6.85%) Software Engineering
10 31 (6.64%) Service Management
11 27 (5.78%) Continuous Delivery
12 26 (5.57%) SOA
13 24 (5.14%) Automation Testing
14 23 (4.93%) Web Development
14 23 (4.93%) Workflow
15 22 (4.71%) Mentoring
15 22 (4.71%) TDD
16 20 (4.28%) Information Security
17 19 (4.07%) Incident Management
18 18 (3.85%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 127 (27.19%) SQL
2 96 (20.56%) Java
3 82 (17.56%) Python
4 69 (14.78%) JavaScript
5 63 (13.49%) C++
6 55 (11.78%) C
7 49 (10.49%) Perl
8 44 (9.42%) PHP
9 42 (8.99%) Shell Script
10 37 (7.92%) C#
10 37 (7.92%) Ruby
11 32 (6.85%) Bash Shell
12 21 (4.50%) PowerShell
13 10 (2.14%) Assembly Language
14 7 (1.50%) MATLAB
15 6 (1.28%) Embedded C
16 5 (1.07%) T-SQL
16 5 (1.07%) VB
17 4 (0.86%) PL/SQL
18 3 (0.64%) Rust
Qualifications
1 48 (10.28%) Degree
2 19 (4.07%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (3.21%) CCNA
4 14 (3.00%) CCNP
5 13 (2.78%) CISSP
6 10 (2.14%) CEH
6 10 (2.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (2.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 9 (1.93%) CISM
7 9 (1.93%) Security Cleared
8 8 (1.71%) MCSE
9 4 (0.86%) GCIH
9 4 (0.86%) GIAC
9 4 (0.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (0.86%) RHCE
10 3 (0.64%) CISA
10 3 (0.64%) CompTIA Security+
10 3 (0.64%) MCSA
10 3 (0.64%) SANS
10 3 (0.64%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (7.49%) QA
2 16 (3.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (3.21%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.28%) SLA
5 3 (0.64%) ECSS
6 2 (0.43%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 55 (11.78%) Active Directory
1 55 (11.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (4.71%) Docker
3 18 (3.85%) Hyper-V
3 18 (3.85%) Terminal Services
4 15 (3.21%) Dovecot
5 13 (2.78%) VMware ESX
6 12 (2.57%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (2.14%) Samba
8 9 (1.93%) Firmware
8 9 (1.93%) vSphere
9 8 (1.71%) iptables
10 6 (1.28%) VMware Workstation
11 5 (1.07%) KVM
11 5 (1.07%) Oracle RAC
12 4 (0.86%) vCloud
13 2 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
13 2 (0.43%) XenApp
14 1 (0.21%) Postfix
14 1 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 61 (13.06%) Puppet
2 35 (7.49%) Ansible
3 29 (6.21%) HAProxy
4 26 (5.57%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (1.50%) Backup Exec
5 7 (1.50%) Terraform
6 6 (1.28%) FortiGate
6 6 (1.28%) SCCM
7 5 (1.07%) Nagios
8 4 (0.86%) Nessus
8 4 (0.86%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 4 (0.86%) vRealize
9 3 (0.64%) Data Guard
9 3 (0.64%) Grafana
9 3 (0.64%) QRadar
9 3 (0.64%) SCOM
10 2 (0.43%) BMC PATROL
11 1 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
11 1 (0.21%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.21%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 94 (20.13%) Microsoft
2 85 (18.20%) Oracle
3 67 (14.35%) VMware
4 43 (9.21%) Cisco
5 39 (8.35%) IBM
5 39 (8.35%) Red Hat
6 19 (4.07%) NetApp
7 18 (3.85%) Citrix
7 18 (3.85%) Sybase
8 15 (3.21%) CheckPoint
9 13 (2.78%) Atlassian
9 13 (2.78%) HP
9 13 (2.78%) Splunk
10 12 (2.57%) EMC
11 11 (2.36%) Sonatype
12 10 (2.14%) Xilinx
13 9 (1.93%) Veeam
14 8 (1.71%) Dell
14 8 (1.71%) Sun
15 6 (1.28%) ATG
Watford, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35,000 + Benefits + Bonuses
Posted: 11 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £47,000 to £52,500 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Including Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum 30k plus 15% overtime
Posted: 13 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Networking People
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Radlett, Hertfordshire
The Myers Group
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Radlett, Hertfordshire
The Myers Group
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertford
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £23000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Kings Langley, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: Competitive Salary plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Watford
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire
Sharp-aX Computers Systems Ltd
Salary: Up to £26,000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
CBS butler
Salary: Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Watford
greywood
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 15 days ago