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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 20 20 16
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 244 214 380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 10.51% 10.72% 12.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.26% 35.73% 39.67%
Number of salaries quoted 197 157 250
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £28,500 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
692 599 958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 29.81% 29.99% 32.26%
Number of salaries quoted 555 467 743
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -7.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -3 85 £45,000 +12.50% 7
Hemel Hempstead +5 30 £45,000 +20.00% 4
St Albans +1 22 £40,000 -
Hitchin +5 16 £60,000 +71.42% 1
Rickmansworth - 10 £45,000 -
Welwyn Garden City -9 7 £30,000 -40.00% 1
Borehamwood +2 5 £40,000 +66.66%
Bishop's Stortford +5 4 £50,000 +63.93% 1
Stevenage 0 4 £50,500 +26.25%
Royston 0 3 £32,500 -18.75% 3
Letchworth -1 2 £28,750 -4.16% 1
Hoddesdon - 2 £45,000 - 1
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 272 (50.94%) UNIX
2 211 (39.51%) Java
3 185 (34.64%) Oracle
4 176 (32.96%) SQL
5 175 (32.77%) Finance
6 165 (30.90%) Degree
7 152 (28.46%) Windows
8 126 (23.60%) Software Engineering
9 123 (23.03%) Computer Science
10 121 (22.66%) C
11 108 (20.22%) C++
12 104 (19.48%) Microsoft
13 102 (19.10%) Python
14 101 (18.91%) OO
15 100 (18.73%) Tomcat
16 99 (18.54%) MySQL
17 96 (17.98%) Retail
18 94 (17.60%) E-Commerce
19 88 (16.48%) C#
20 87 (16.29%) JavaScript
20 87 (16.29%) HTML
21 86 (16.10%) HTTP
22 83 (15.54%) Shell Script
23 82 (15.36%) AIX
24 81 (15.17%) Solaris
24 81 (15.17%) Relational Database
25 79 (14.79%) Multithreading
25 79 (14.79%) Red Hat
26 78 (14.61%) Apache
27 77 (14.42%) VMware

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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
1 100 (18.73%) Tomcat
2 78 (14.61%) Apache
3 64 (11.99%) WebSphere
4 54 (10.11%) WebSphere Application Server
5 49 (9.18%) IIS
6 40 (7.49%) MQSeries
6 40 (7.49%) IBM HTTP Server
7 21 (3.93%) MS Exchange
7 21 (3.93%) GlassFish
8 20 (3.75%) CMS
9 19 (3.56%) Lync
10 14 (2.62%) Node.js
10 14 (2.62%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 14 (2.62%) Tuxedo
11 12 (2.25%) SharePoint
11 12 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2007
12 8 (1.50%) WordPress
12 8 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2010
12 8 (1.50%) WebLogic
12 8 (1.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 43 (8.05%) MS Office
2 23 (4.31%) MS Excel
3 7 (1.31%) Mingle
4 3 (0.56%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.37%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.37%) MS Project
6 1 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (1.87%) Magento
2 6 (1.12%) Tridion
3 4 (0.75%) RiskWrite
4 3 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.56%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.56%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 36 (6.74%) PaaS
2 18 (3.37%) SaaS
3 14 (2.62%) IaaS
4 12 (2.25%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (1.87%) Google App Engine
6 8 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (1.50%) Google Compute Engine
7 5 (0.94%) Office 365
7 5 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 86 (16.10%) HTTP
2 59 (11.05%) Internet
3 57 (10.67%) DNS
4 42 (7.87%) FTP
5 41 (7.68%) Firewall
6 36 (6.74%) LAN
7 35 (6.55%) WAN
7 35 (6.55%) DHCP
8 30 (5.62%) SAN
9 21 (3.93%) Wireless
10 20 (3.75%) TCP/IP
11 19 (3.56%) VPN
12 18 (3.37%) VoIP
13 13 (2.43%) SSH
14 12 (2.25%) SS7
14 12 (2.25%) SIGTRAN
14 12 (2.25%) SSL
15 11 (2.06%) VLAN
15 11 (2.06%) 4G
16 10 (1.87%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (18.54%) MySQL
2 81 (15.17%) Relational Database
3 56 (10.49%) DB2
4 48 (8.99%) RDBMS
5 47 (8.80%) SQL Server
5 47 (8.80%) NoSQL
6 38 (7.12%) PostgreSQL
7 34 (6.37%) Oracle Database
8 28 (5.24%) MongoDB
9 27 (5.06%) Apache Cassandra
10 19 (3.56%) Informix
11 18 (3.37%) Hadoop
11 18 (3.37%) BigTable
12 13 (2.43%) Oracle Database 11g
13 9 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
13 9 (1.69%) Oracle Database 10g
13 9 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
14 7 (1.31%) RavenDB
14 7 (1.31%) Neo4j
14 7 (1.31%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 35 (6.55%) Git (software)
2 28 (5.24%) Eclipse
3 26 (4.87%) Subversion
4 24 (4.49%) JUnit
5 15 (2.81%) Rational Application Developer
6 14 (2.62%) Ant
7 13 (2.43%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 13 (2.43%) Maven
8 10 (1.87%) JIRA
9 9 (1.69%) TeamCity
10 8 (1.50%) Log4j
10 8 (1.50%) Toad
11 7 (1.31%) Visual Studio
11 7 (1.31%) NUnit
11 7 (1.31%) MSTest
11 7 (1.31%) Jenkins
11 7 (1.31%) Octopus Deploy
12 4 (0.75%) Cucumber
12 4 (0.75%) RSpec
12 4 (0.75%) Selenium
General
1 175 (32.77%) Finance
2 96 (17.98%) Retail
3 53 (9.93%) Manufacturing
4 47 (8.80%) Games
5 37 (6.93%) Banking
6 36 (6.74%) Telecoms
7 13 (2.43%) Online Betting
8 6 (1.12%) Marketing
9 5 (0.94%) Billing
10 3 (0.56%) Back Office
11 2 (0.37%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.19%) Electronics
12 1 (0.19%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 175 (32.77%) Developer
2 74 (13.86%) Analyst
3 73 (13.67%) Software Engineer
4 59 (11.05%) Administrator
4 59 (11.05%) Java Developer
5 53 (9.93%) Software Developer
6 49 (9.18%) Systems Administrator
6 49 (9.18%) Support Analyst
7 42 (7.87%) Java Software Engineer
8 40 (7.49%) Programmer
9 37 (6.93%) Senior Developer
10 35 (6.55%) Linux Administrator
11 33 (6.18%) Architect
11 33 (6.18%) Senior Software Engineer
12 32 (5.99%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 31 (5.81%) Operations Analyst
13 31 (5.81%) Operations Support Analyst
14 26 (4.87%) PHP Developer
15 24 (4.49%) Junior
15 24 (4.49%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (16.29%) HTML
2 76 (14.23%) J2EE
3 61 (11.42%) CSS
4 57 (10.67%) Web Services
5 56 (10.49%) XML
6 47 (8.80%) Middleware
7 45 (8.43%) JDBC
8 39 (7.30%) LAMP
9 36 (6.74%) JSP
10 28 (5.24%) SOAP
11 25 (4.68%) Struts
12 23 (4.31%) jQuery
13 22 (4.12%) .NET
14 21 (3.93%) Symfony
14 21 (3.93%) REST
15 20 (3.75%) HTML5
16 18 (3.37%) Ajax
16 18 (3.37%) Backbone.js
16 18 (3.37%) AngularJS
17 17 (3.18%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 123 (23.03%) Computer Science
2 77 (14.42%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (4.49%) Management Information System
4 23 (4.31%) Artificial Intelligence
4 23 (4.31%) Open Source
5 17 (3.18%) Replication
6 16 (3.00%) Visualisation
7 14 (2.62%) Online Games
8 13 (2.43%) Clustering
9 12 (2.25%) Mathematics
10 9 (1.69%) PKI
10 9 (1.69%) Web 2.0
11 8 (1.50%) Kindle
12 7 (1.31%) User Experience
13 6 (1.12%) Physics
13 6 (1.12%) IVR
14 5 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
15 4 (0.75%) Firmware
15 4 (0.75%) Mobile App
15 4 (0.75%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 272 (50.94%) UNIX
2 152 (28.46%) Windows
3 82 (15.36%) AIX
4 81 (15.17%) Solaris
5 36 (6.74%) Apple iOS
6 35 (6.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 34 (6.37%) Android
7 34 (6.37%) CentOS
8 31 (5.81%) HPUX
9 18 (3.37%) Windows Server 2003
9 18 (3.37%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (1.87%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (1.69%) Ubuntu
12 7 (1.31%) Embedded Linux
13 6 (1.12%) Windows XP
14 4 (0.75%) Debian
15 3 (0.56%) Windows 7
16 2 (0.37%) FreeBSD
16 2 (0.37%) uClinux
16 2 (0.37%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (23.60%) Software Engineering
2 101 (18.91%) OO
3 94 (17.60%) E-Commerce
4 79 (14.79%) Multithreading
5 67 (12.55%) ITIL
6 46 (8.61%) Agile Software Development
7 40 (7.49%) MVC
8 36 (6.74%) TDD
9 26 (4.87%) Performance Tuning
10 23 (4.31%) Disaster Recovery
11 22 (4.12%) Content Management
12 21 (3.93%) Problem Management
13 20 (3.75%) Change Management
13 20 (3.75%) UML
13 20 (3.75%) Capacity Planning
14 19 (3.56%) Service Delivery
15 18 (3.37%) OOP
15 18 (3.37%) Web Development
16 16 (3.00%) Information Security
16 16 (3.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 211 (39.51%) Java
2 176 (32.96%) SQL
3 121 (22.66%) C
4 108 (20.22%) C++
5 102 (19.10%) Python
6 88 (16.48%) C#
7 87 (16.29%) JavaScript
8 83 (15.54%) Shell Script
9 66 (12.36%) PHP
10 64 (11.99%) Perl
11 53 (9.93%) Bash Shell
12 22 (4.12%) Objective-C
13 18 (3.37%) Scala
14 13 (2.43%) Ruby
15 12 (2.25%) Erlang
15 12 (2.25%) PL/SQL
16 11 (2.06%) PHP5
16 11 (2.06%) PowerShell
17 8 (1.50%) XPath
18 7 (1.31%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 165 (30.90%) Degree
2 32 (5.99%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (4.68%) CCNA
4 16 (3.00%) CCNP
5 15 (2.81%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (1.87%) Security Cleared
7 9 (1.69%) Sun Certification
8 8 (1.50%) MCSE
8 8 (1.50%) MCITP
9 7 (1.31%) MCSD
9 7 (1.31%) MCTS
10 6 (1.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (0.94%) RHCE
12 4 (0.75%) SC Cleared
13 3 (0.56%) OCP
13 3 (0.56%) Oracle Certification
14 2 (0.37%) HND
14 2 (0.37%) MCP
14 2 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
15 1 (0.19%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.25%) QA
2 8 (1.50%) ISO 9001
3 6 (1.12%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.94%) SLA
5 3 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 46 (8.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (5.06%) Active Directory
3 22 (4.12%) Hyper-V
4 17 (3.18%) VMware ESX
5 11 (2.06%) Oracle RAC
6 10 (1.87%) vSphere
6 10 (1.87%) KVM
7 6 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (1.12%) Terminal Services
8 5 (0.94%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 4 (0.75%) XenApp
9 4 (0.75%) Oracle RMAN
10 3 (0.56%) ISA Server
10 3 (0.56%) SRDF
11 2 (0.37%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 2 (0.37%) pfSense
12 1 (0.19%) vCloud
12 1 (0.19%) Varnish
12 1 (0.19%) Veritas File System
12 1 (0.19%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (2.62%) Puppet
2 9 (1.69%) Tivoli
3 7 (1.31%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 5 (0.94%) FortiGate
5 4 (0.75%) Data Guard
5 4 (0.75%) ZABBIX
5 4 (0.75%) Control-M
6 3 (0.56%) Nagios
6 3 (0.56%) BMC PATROL
6 3 (0.56%) NetBackup
6 3 (0.56%) OpenView
6 3 (0.56%) CiscoWorks
6 3 (0.56%) SolarWinds Orion
6 3 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.56%) Oracle Identity Management
7 2 (0.37%) Cacti
8 1 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.19%) BMC Performance Manager
8 1 (0.19%) SCCM
8 1 (0.19%) SCOM
Vendors
1 185 (34.64%) Oracle
2 104 (19.48%) Microsoft
3 79 (14.79%) Red Hat
4 77 (14.42%) VMware
5 48 (8.99%) Cisco
5 48 (8.99%) IBM
6 41 (7.68%) HP
7 31 (5.81%) CheckPoint
8 26 (4.87%) Zend
9 22 (4.12%) Sun
10 19 (3.56%) JBoss
11 18 (3.37%) Google
12 16 (3.00%) NetApp
13 14 (2.62%) Citrix
14 12 (2.25%) ProCurve
15 8 (1.50%) Interwoven
16 7 (1.31%) Perforce
16 7 (1.31%) EMC
16 7 (1.31%) Juniper
17 6 (1.12%) ATG
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + EXCELLENT BENEFITS
Posted: 10 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £30k - 45k per year
Posted: 13 hours ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + be- training, progression, pens
Posted: 2 days ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-50k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35k-45k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: excellent
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire
Optimus Search Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Competitive (Negotiable)
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + excellent
Posted: 5 days ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30k-50k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 to £45000 per annum - shares, relocation, pension + more
Posted: 5 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £23-27K per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 per annum + Pension, Life, Health
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 per annum + Training and Career Progression!
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago