The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Hertfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 19 19 12
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Permanent jobs citing Linux 237 238 382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 9.41% 11.17% 14.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.01% 34.34% 42.87%
Number of salaries quoted 176 139 243
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -0.64%
Operating Systems Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
677 693 891
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 26.89% 32.54% 33.58%
Number of salaries quoted 555 513 681
Average salary £40,000 £36,750 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.84% -10.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £21,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £59,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Linux
East of England

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 24 July 2014.

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 24 July 2014. 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 81 £46,250 +15.62% 7
Hemel Hempstead +16 56 £45,000 +20.00% 3
Welwyn Garden City +5 14 £44,000 -12.00% 2
St Albans -13 12 £40,155 -10.76% 1
Borehamwood +9 8 £27,500 +19.56% 2
Stevenage -9 6 £41,000 -13.68% 2
Hitchin - 5 £60,000 - 1
Bishop's Stortford +7 4 £45,000 +20.00%
Rickmansworth -8 2 £52,750 +58.64%
Letchworth - 2 £32,000 -
Hoddesdon - 1 £45,000 -
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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.

1 253 (46.00%) UNIX
2 206 (37.45%) Java
3 185 (33.64%) Oracle
4 180 (32.73%) Finance
5 179 (32.55%) SQL
6 169 (30.73%) Windows
7 163 (29.64%) Degree
8 123 (22.36%) C
8 123 (22.36%) MySQL
9 119 (21.64%) Software Engineering
10 116 (21.09%) Computer Science
11 106 (19.27%) Microsoft
12 104 (18.91%) Tomcat
13 103 (18.73%) Python
14 102 (18.55%) C++
15 100 (18.18%) Apache
16 96 (17.45%) JavaScript
17 94 (17.09%) HTML
17 94 (17.09%) HTTP
18 93 (16.91%) Retail
19 92 (16.73%) E-Commerce
20 89 (16.18%) AIX
20 89 (16.18%) Red Hat
21 79 (14.36%) Solaris
21 79 (14.36%) PHP
22 78 (14.18%) Shell Script
23 77 (14.00%) VMware
24 74 (13.45%) OO
25 73 (13.27%) Relational Database
26 72 (13.09%) Web Services

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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
1 104 (18.91%) Tomcat
2 100 (18.18%) Apache
3 62 (11.27%) WebSphere
4 54 (9.82%) IIS
5 49 (8.91%) WebSphere Application Server
6 43 (7.82%) MQSeries
7 39 (7.09%) IBM HTTP Server
8 23 (4.18%) CMS
9 21 (3.82%) GlassFish
10 19 (3.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 19 (3.45%) MS Exchange
11 17 (3.09%) Lync
12 16 (2.91%) WebLogic
13 13 (2.36%) Tuxedo
14 12 (2.18%) Node.js
14 12 (2.18%) SharePoint
15 10 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
16 8 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
17 6 (1.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 6 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 45 (8.18%) MS Office
2 24 (4.36%) MS Excel
3 7 (1.27%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.91%) Mingle
5 4 (0.73%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.36%) MS Project
7 1 (0.18%) 3ds Max
7 1 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.18%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.18%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 8 (1.45%) Magento
2 6 (1.09%) Tridion
3 3 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.55%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.36%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.18%) Siebel Analytics
Cloud Services
1 32 (5.82%) PaaS
2 18 (3.27%) SaaS
3 12 (2.18%) IaaS
4 10 (1.82%) Google App Engine
5 8 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.73%) Office 365
7 4 (0.73%) Google Compute Engine
8 3 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 94 (17.09%) HTTP
2 65 (11.82%) DNS
3 57 (10.36%) Internet
4 44 (8.00%) LAN
5 42 (7.64%) Firewall
6 41 (7.45%) WAN
7 38 (6.91%) FTP
8 35 (6.36%) DHCP
9 31 (5.64%) SAN
10 24 (4.36%) VPN
11 23 (4.18%) Wireless
12 21 (3.82%) TCP/IP
13 13 (2.36%) 4G
14 12 (2.18%) Network Security
14 12 (2.18%) VoIP
14 12 (2.18%) SS7
14 12 (2.18%) SIGTRAN
15 11 (2.00%) WLAN
16 10 (1.82%) Intrusion Detection
16 10 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (22.36%) MySQL
2 73 (13.27%) Relational Database
3 51 (9.27%) DB2
4 48 (8.73%) RDBMS
5 45 (8.18%) SQL Server
6 40 (7.27%) Informix
7 34 (6.18%) PostgreSQL
8 29 (5.27%) NoSQL
9 26 (4.73%) Oracle Database
10 18 (3.27%) MongoDB
11 15 (2.73%) Oracle Database 11g
12 14 (2.55%) Oracle Database 10g
13 13 (2.36%) Apache Cassandra
14 10 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
14 10 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
15 8 (1.45%) Hadoop
15 8 (1.45%) BigTable
15 8 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
16 7 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 7 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 33 (6.00%) Git (software)
2 32 (5.82%) Eclipse
3 22 (4.00%) Subversion
4 15 (2.73%) Maven
4 15 (2.73%) JUnit
5 13 (2.36%) Ant
6 9 (1.64%) JIRA
6 9 (1.64%) Visual Studio
7 8 (1.45%) QuickTest Pro
8 7 (1.27%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
9 6 (1.09%) Selenium
9 6 (1.09%) Log4j
10 5 (0.91%) NUnit
10 5 (0.91%) Octopus Deploy
10 5 (0.91%) Rational Application Developer
10 5 (0.91%) TeamCity
10 5 (0.91%) MSTest
11 4 (0.73%) RSpec
11 4 (0.73%) Cucumber
11 4 (0.73%) Jenkins
General
1 180 (32.73%) Finance
2 93 (16.91%) Retail
3 49 (8.91%) Banking
4 48 (8.73%) Manufacturing
5 41 (7.45%) Telecoms
6 37 (6.73%) Games
7 18 (3.27%) Online Betting
8 6 (1.09%) Marketing
8 6 (1.09%) Billing
9 4 (0.73%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.36%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (0.36%) Electronics
10 2 (0.36%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.18%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 163 (29.64%) Developer
2 82 (14.91%) Analyst
3 77 (14.00%) Administrator
4 66 (12.00%) Systems Administrator
5 65 (11.82%) Software Engineer
6 58 (10.55%) Programmer
7 51 (9.27%) Linux Administrator
8 50 (9.09%) Java Developer
9 48 (8.73%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 44 (8.00%) Support Analyst
11 36 (6.55%) Operations Analyst
11 36 (6.55%) Operations Support Analyst
12 33 (6.00%) Java Software Engineer
13 31 (5.64%) Software Developer
14 27 (4.91%) Senior Developer
15 26 (4.73%) Network Engineer
15 26 (4.73%) Architect
16 25 (4.55%) Senior Software Engineer
17 24 (4.36%) PHP Developer
18 23 (4.18%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (17.09%) HTML
2 72 (13.09%) Web Services
2 72 (13.09%) J2EE
3 59 (10.73%) XML
4 53 (9.64%) CSS
5 52 (9.45%) Middleware
6 50 (9.09%) JSP
7 48 (8.73%) LAMP
8 44 (8.00%) JDBC
9 35 (6.36%) Spring
10 34 (6.18%) SOAP
11 30 (5.45%) Hibernate
12 25 (4.55%) Struts
13 23 (4.18%) jQuery
13 23 (4.18%) HTML5
14 20 (3.64%) Symfony
14 20 (3.64%) .NET
15 18 (3.27%) REST
16 16 (2.91%) Backbone.js
16 16 (2.91%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 116 (21.09%) Computer Science
2 32 (5.82%) Open Source
3 24 (4.36%) Management Information System
4 19 (3.45%) Online Games
5 16 (2.91%) Visualisation
5 16 (2.91%) Replication
6 15 (2.73%) Mathematics
7 11 (2.00%) Clustering
8 10 (1.82%) Physics
8 10 (1.82%) Artificial Intelligence
9 9 (1.64%) PKI
9 9 (1.64%) Kindle
10 7 (1.27%) Web 2.0
11 6 (1.09%) Mobile Payment
11 6 (1.09%) Smartcard
11 6 (1.09%) IVR
12 4 (0.73%) Firmware
13 3 (0.55%) VHDL
13 3 (0.55%) CLARiiON
13 3 (0.55%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 253 (46.00%) UNIX
2 169 (30.73%) Windows
3 89 (16.18%) AIX
4 79 (14.36%) Solaris
5 36 (6.55%) HPUX
5 36 (6.55%) CentOS
6 30 (5.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 25 (4.55%) Apple iOS
8 24 (4.36%) Android
9 23 (4.18%) Windows Server 2008
10 20 (3.64%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (2.00%) Ubuntu
12 8 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (1.09%) Windows XP
14 4 (0.73%) Embedded Linux
15 3 (0.55%) Debian
15 3 (0.55%) Windows 7
16 2 (0.36%) Oracle Linux
16 2 (0.36%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.36%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (21.64%) Software Engineering
2 92 (16.73%) E-Commerce
3 74 (13.45%) OO
4 62 (11.27%) ITIL
5 60 (10.91%) Multithreading
6 41 (7.45%) TDD
7 30 (5.45%) Performance Tuning
8 26 (4.73%) Service Delivery
8 26 (4.73%) MVC
9 25 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
10 21 (3.82%) Problem Management
11 20 (3.64%) Capacity Planning
11 20 (3.64%) Change Management
12 17 (3.09%) Information Security
12 17 (3.09%) UML
12 17 (3.09%) OOP
13 16 (2.91%) Scrum
14 13 (2.36%) Web Development
15 12 (2.18%) Unit Testing
15 12 (2.18%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 206 (37.45%) Java
2 179 (32.55%) SQL
3 123 (22.36%) C
4 103 (18.73%) Python
5 102 (18.55%) C++
6 96 (17.45%) JavaScript
7 79 (14.36%) PHP
8 78 (14.18%) Shell Script
9 69 (12.55%) Perl
10 65 (11.82%) C#
11 49 (8.91%) Bash Shell
12 15 (2.73%) PL/SQL
13 14 (2.55%) VB
13 14 (2.55%) Ruby
14 12 (2.18%) Erlang
14 12 (2.18%) Objective-C
15 11 (2.00%) PHP5
16 9 (1.64%) PowerShell
17 8 (1.45%) Scala
17 8 (1.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 163 (29.64%) Degree
2 35 (6.36%) Cisco Certification
3 28 (5.09%) CCNA
4 18 (3.27%) CCNP
5 13 (2.36%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (1.45%) MCITP
7 6 (1.09%) Security Cleared
7 6 (1.09%) MCSE
7 6 (1.09%) RHCE
8 5 (0.91%) GIAC
8 5 (0.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (0.91%) MCTS
8 5 (0.91%) CISSP
8 5 (0.91%) MCSD
8 5 (0.91%) EnCE
9 3 (0.55%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.36%) HND
10 2 (0.36%) MCP
10 2 (0.36%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.27%) QA
2 16 (2.91%) SLA
3 9 (1.64%) ISO 9001
4 7 (1.27%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 44 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (4.73%) Active Directory
3 20 (3.64%) Hyper-V
4 15 (2.73%) KVM
5 13 (2.36%) VMware ESX
6 10 (1.82%) vSphere
7 8 (1.45%) Oracle RAC
8 7 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (0.91%) Oracle RMAN
10 4 (0.73%) XenApp
10 4 (0.73%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 4 (0.73%) Terminal Services
11 3 (0.55%) Xen
11 3 (0.55%) ISA Server
11 3 (0.55%) SRDF
12 2 (0.36%) pfSense
12 2 (0.36%) Snort
13 1 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.18%) Samba
13 1 (0.18%) Squid
Systems Management
1 12 (2.18%) Puppet
2 6 (1.09%) Tivoli
3 5 (0.91%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 5 (0.91%) FortiGate
4 4 (0.73%) Netcool
4 4 (0.73%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 4 (0.73%) Nagios
4 4 (0.73%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 4 (0.73%) Control-M
4 4 (0.73%) NetBackup
5 3 (0.55%) BMC PATROL
5 3 (0.55%) CiscoWorks
5 3 (0.55%) OpenView
5 3 (0.55%) SolarWinds Orion
5 3 (0.55%) ZABBIX
6 2 (0.36%) Ansible
6 2 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.36%) Nessus
7 1 (0.18%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 185 (33.64%) Oracle
2 106 (19.27%) Microsoft
3 89 (16.18%) Red Hat
4 77 (14.00%) VMware
5 54 (9.82%) Cisco
6 50 (9.09%) IBM
6 50 (9.09%) HP
7 31 (5.64%) CheckPoint
8 23 (4.18%) Zend
9 17 (3.09%) Citrix
10 14 (2.55%) Sun
11 13 (2.36%) Perforce
11 13 (2.36%) ProCurve
12 12 (2.18%) JBoss
13 11 (2.00%) Google
14 9 (1.64%) Juniper
14 9 (1.64%) NetApp
15 6 (1.09%) Elastic Path
15 6 (1.09%) EMC
15 6 (1.09%) Interwoven
Hertfordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 10 hours ago
Abbots Langley, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 to £45000 per annum - extensive - see ad
Posted: 16 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
EE
Salary: £Competitive+benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: Fantastic Salary + Package
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + EXCELLENT BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + be - training, pens, health +
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 to £75000 per annum - plus benefits + Share options
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Skye Group
Salary: £45,000 per annum with company benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
EE
Salary: Competitive+benefits
Posted: 13 days ago