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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 18 18 21
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 272 247 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 11.29% 10.56% 10.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.98% 36.54% 36.29%
Number of salaries quoted 210 192 148
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £33,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
648 676 598
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 26.90% 28.89% 29.56%
Number of salaries quoted 530 547 459
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £20,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,500 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 +7 121 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Hemel Hempstead +4 42 £40,000 -11.11% 7
Potters Bar - 12 £41,250 -
Rickmansworth -18 11 £52,500 +13.51% 1
Welwyn Garden City 0 8 £57,500 +32.94%
Royston -4 7 £45,000 +38.46%
St Albans -27 7 £55,000 +37.50%
Borehamwood -21 4 £23,500 -14.54%
Letchworth 0 3 £40,000 +37.93% 2
Harpenden - 3 £57,500 - 2
Stevenage +3 1 £41,000 - 1
Hitchin +1 1 £40,000 -33.33%
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 242 (46.45%) Windows
2 179 (34.36%) UNIX
3 153 (29.37%) SQL
4 148 (28.41%) Java
5 145 (27.83%) MySQL
6 129 (24.76%) Oracle
7 117 (22.46%) C
8 108 (20.73%) Microsoft
9 107 (20.54%) VMware
10 104 (19.96%) ITIL
11 103 (19.77%) Perl
12 102 (19.58%) JavaScript
13 99 (19.00%) Web Services
14 98 (18.81%) C++
15 96 (18.43%) Finance
16 93 (17.85%) Apache
17 90 (17.27%) HTML
18 88 (16.89%) VMware Infrastructure
19 85 (16.31%) AIX
20 79 (15.16%) Degree
21 77 (14.78%) PHP
22 75 (14.40%) DNS
23 74 (14.20%) Python
23 74 (14.20%) Firewall
24 67 (12.86%) XML
25 66 (12.67%) Tomcat
25 66 (12.67%) TCP/IP
25 66 (12.67%) Bash Shell
26 65 (12.48%) Analytical Skills
27 62 (11.90%) Red Hat

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (17.85%) Apache
2 66 (12.67%) Tomcat
3 53 (10.17%) WebSphere
4 48 (9.21%) WebSphere Application Server
5 46 (8.83%) MS Exchange
6 43 (8.25%) IIS
7 32 (6.14%) Apache ServiceMix
8 14 (2.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 14 (2.69%) CMS
9 13 (2.50%) IBM HTTP Server
10 10 (1.92%) JBoss
10 10 (1.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 9 (1.73%) nginx
12 8 (1.54%) Lync
13 7 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2007
13 7 (1.34%) MQSeries
14 6 (1.15%) SharePoint
14 6 (1.15%) OpenEdge
14 6 (1.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 6 (1.15%) WordPress
Applications
1 52 (9.98%) MS Office
2 44 (8.45%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.19%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (0.19%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
1 8 (1.54%) Magento
2 5 (0.96%) Maximo
3 3 (0.58%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.19%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.19%) GoldMine
4 1 (0.19%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 1 (0.19%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 51 (9.79%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (8.25%) Office 365
3 24 (4.61%) Cloud Computing
4 22 (4.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 19 (3.65%) PaaS
6 18 (3.45%) IaaS
7 15 (2.88%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (0.96%) SaaS
9 4 (0.77%) Google Compute Engine
9 4 (0.77%) Google App Engine
9 4 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.58%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.19%) Symantec.cloud
11 1 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 75 (14.40%) DNS
2 74 (14.20%) Firewall
3 66 (12.67%) TCP/IP
4 57 (10.94%) DHCP
5 45 (8.64%) SAN
6 41 (7.87%) HTTP
7 33 (6.33%) WAN
8 32 (6.14%) LAN
9 31 (5.95%) VPN
10 29 (5.57%) Internet
11 24 (4.61%) FTP
11 24 (4.61%) VoIP
11 24 (4.61%) SMTP
11 24 (4.61%) NAS
12 15 (2.88%) SSL
13 11 (2.11%) iSCSI
14 10 (1.92%) Fibre Channel
14 10 (1.92%) MPLS
15 9 (1.73%) OSPF
16 8 (1.54%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (27.83%) MySQL
2 44 (8.45%) Relational Database
3 43 (8.25%) DB2
4 41 (7.87%) RDBMS
5 38 (7.29%) PostgreSQL
6 32 (6.14%) NoSQL
7 27 (5.18%) SQL Server
8 16 (3.07%) Oracle Database
9 15 (2.88%) Informix
10 10 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (1.54%) Crystal Reports
11 8 (1.54%) MongoDB
12 7 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
13 6 (1.15%) Oracle Database 10g
14 5 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
15 4 (0.77%) Amazon RDS
16 3 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 3 (0.58%) Oracle Database 11g
16 3 (0.58%) Sybase IQ
16 3 (0.58%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 26 (4.99%) Eclipse
2 24 (4.61%) Subversion
3 20 (3.84%) JUnit
4 17 (3.26%) Rational Application Developer
5 15 (2.88%) Git (software)
6 14 (2.69%) Maven
7 13 (2.50%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 13 (2.50%) Jenkins
8 9 (1.73%) JIRA
9 8 (1.54%) Selenium
10 7 (1.34%) Ant
11 6 (1.15%) HP UFT
11 6 (1.15%) Log4j
12 5 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (0.96%) Gradle
13 4 (0.77%) WebSpeed
14 2 (0.38%) JMeter
14 2 (0.38%) Toad
14 2 (0.38%) Firebug
14 2 (0.38%) LoadRunner
General
1 96 (18.43%) Finance
2 34 (6.53%) Banking
3 31 (5.95%) Games
4 30 (5.76%) Telecoms
5 26 (4.99%) Retail
6 18 (3.45%) Marketing
7 14 (2.69%) Online Betting
8 8 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (1.34%) Arabic Language
9 7 (1.34%) Russian Language
10 4 (0.77%) Electronics
11 3 (0.58%) Publishing
12 2 (0.38%) Billing
13 1 (0.19%) French Language
13 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.19%) Military
13 1 (0.19%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.19%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 165 (31.67%) Developer
2 68 (13.05%) Analyst
3 67 (12.86%) Administrator
4 63 (12.09%) Systems Administrator
5 53 (10.17%) Support Analyst
5 53 (10.17%) Java Developer
6 41 (7.87%) Linux Administrator
7 34 (6.53%) Senior Developer
7 34 (6.53%) Software Engineer
8 32 (6.14%) Consultant
8 32 (6.14%) PHP Developer
9 31 (5.95%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 30 (5.76%) Programmer
11 29 (5.57%) Architect
12 21 (4.03%) Support Engineer
13 20 (3.84%) C++ Developer
13 20 (3.84%) C Programmer
14 19 (3.65%) Operations Analyst
14 19 (3.65%) Senior Systems Administrator
14 19 (3.65%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (19.00%) Web Services
2 90 (17.27%) HTML
3 67 (12.86%) XML
4 59 (11.32%) CSS
5 49 (9.40%) REST
6 41 (7.87%) SOAP
7 32 (6.14%) JDBC
8 30 (5.76%) Spring
9 29 (5.57%) .NET
10 26 (4.99%) Symfony
10 26 (4.99%) HTML5
10 26 (4.99%) Laravel
11 25 (4.80%) J2EE
11 25 (4.80%) JSP
12 23 (4.41%) jQuery
13 20 (3.84%) Qt
13 20 (3.84%) LAMP
14 19 (3.65%) WebSphere MQ
14 19 (3.65%) JMS
14 19 (3.65%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 65 (12.48%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (9.79%) Data Centre
2 51 (9.79%) Computer Science
3 32 (6.14%) Clustering
4 26 (4.99%) Replication
5 18 (3.45%) Mathematics
6 17 (3.26%) Handset
6 17 (3.26%) Management Information System
7 14 (2.69%) Chemistry
7 14 (2.69%) Online Games
8 12 (2.30%) Blackberry
9 11 (2.11%) Client/Server
10 10 (1.92%) Enterprise Storage
11 9 (1.73%) IVR
12 7 (1.34%) Thin Client
12 7 (1.34%) HP Superdome
12 7 (1.34%) Visualisation
12 7 (1.34%) Fat Client
12 7 (1.34%) Hybrid Cloud
13 6 (1.15%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 242 (46.45%) Windows
2 179 (34.36%) UNIX
3 85 (16.31%) AIX
4 54 (10.36%) Solaris
5 51 (9.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 41 (7.87%) HPUX
7 33 (6.33%) Apple iOS
7 33 (6.33%) Android
8 32 (6.14%) Windows Server 2012
9 29 (5.57%) Windows Server 2008
10 25 (4.80%) CentOS
11 23 (4.41%) Windows Server 2003
12 21 (4.03%) Mac OS X
13 19 (3.65%) Embedded Linux
14 18 (3.45%) Debian
15 10 (1.92%) Ubuntu
16 8 (1.54%) Windows XP
16 8 (1.54%) Windows 7
17 6 (1.15%) Fedora
18 5 (0.96%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (19.96%) ITIL
2 51 (9.79%) Software Engineering
3 42 (8.06%) MVC
4 41 (7.87%) Information Security
5 39 (7.49%) E-Commerce
5 39 (7.49%) Mentoring
6 37 (7.10%) Web Development
7 34 (6.53%) TDD
8 33 (6.33%) Open Source
9 30 (5.76%) Problem Management
10 27 (5.18%) Change Management
10 27 (5.18%) Continuous Integration
10 27 (5.18%) Performance Tuning
11 26 (4.99%) Disaster Recovery
11 26 (4.99%) Configuration Management
12 25 (4.80%) Agile Software Development
13 23 (4.41%) OO
13 23 (4.41%) DevOps
14 22 (4.22%) API Integration
14 22 (4.22%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 153 (29.37%) SQL
2 148 (28.41%) Java
3 117 (22.46%) C
4 103 (19.77%) Perl
5 102 (19.58%) JavaScript
6 98 (18.81%) C++
7 77 (14.78%) PHP
8 74 (14.20%) Python
9 66 (12.67%) Bash Shell
10 49 (9.40%) Shell Script
11 36 (6.91%) C#
12 13 (2.50%) Ruby
13 11 (2.11%) T-SQL
13 11 (2.11%) Embedded C
13 11 (2.11%) Embedded C++
14 7 (1.34%) PHP5
15 6 (1.15%) PowerShell
15 6 (1.15%) XPath
15 6 (1.15%) Progress 4GL
15 6 (1.15%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 79 (15.16%) Degree
2 39 (7.49%) Security Cleared
3 18 (3.45%) SC Cleared
4 13 (2.50%) Sun Certification
4 13 (2.50%) CCNA
4 13 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (1.34%) ISEB
6 6 (1.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (0.96%) PhD
7 5 (0.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (0.77%) RHCE
9 3 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.58%) CCNP
9 3 (0.58%) CISSP
10 2 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.38%) MCSE
10 2 (0.38%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.19%) RHCSA
11 1 (0.19%) MCITP
11 1 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (5.95%) SLA
2 29 (5.57%) QA
3 5 (0.96%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.77%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 88 (16.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 58 (11.13%) Active Directory
3 45 (8.64%) vSphere
4 29 (5.57%) VMware ESXi
5 27 (5.18%) Terminal Services
6 25 (4.80%) VMware ESX
6 25 (4.80%) iptables
7 21 (4.03%) Hyper-V
8 20 (3.84%) Samba
9 18 (3.45%) Firmware
10 17 (3.26%) VMware Workstation
11 14 (2.69%) NFS
12 8 (1.54%) Varnish
12 8 (1.54%) VirtualBox
12 8 (1.54%) vCloud
13 6 (1.15%) XenDesktop
14 5 (0.96%) VMware Server
14 5 (0.96%) Sendmail
15 4 (0.77%) Xen
15 4 (0.77%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 24 (4.61%) Puppet
2 22 (4.22%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (3.07%) Nagios
4 11 (2.11%) Nessus
5 10 (1.92%) BMC PATROL
5 10 (1.92%) vMotion
6 7 (1.34%) Cacti
7 6 (1.15%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 6 (1.15%) cPanel
8 4 (0.77%) SCCM
8 4 (0.77%) Data Guard
9 3 (0.58%) Ansible
9 3 (0.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (0.38%) Legato
10 2 (0.38%) Salt
10 2 (0.38%) Opsview
10 2 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.38%) EMC NetWorker
11 1 (0.19%) AirWatch
11 1 (0.19%) Plesk
Vendors
1 129 (24.76%) Oracle
2 108 (20.73%) Microsoft
3 107 (20.54%) VMware
4 62 (11.90%) Red Hat
5 59 (11.32%) IBM
6 48 (9.21%) Cisco
7 46 (8.83%) HP
8 27 (5.18%) Zend
9 24 (4.61%) CheckPoint
10 16 (3.07%) Citrix
11 15 (2.88%) Sun
12 14 (2.69%) Google
13 12 (2.30%) Intel
14 11 (2.11%) Sophos
14 11 (2.11%) Websense
14 11 (2.11%) Sybase
15 10 (1.92%) BMC
15 10 (1.92%) Apple
16 9 (1.73%) Symantec
17 8 (1.54%) SonicWALL
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £47,000 to £55,000 per annum excellent bens, International Compan
Posted: 15 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Absolute Solution
Posted: 15 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Hudson IT
Posted: Yesterday
Harpenden, Hertfordshire
Pertemps IT
Salary: Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £25000 - £35000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + £5k shift allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits!
Posted: 4 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
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Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
SCC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
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ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
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Ocado
Salary: Competitive
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Ocado
Salary: Competitive
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Ocado
Salary: Competitive
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