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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 22 18 20
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 238 283 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 10.60% 11.08% 10.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.78% 38.71% 33.38%
Number of salaries quoted 174 207 154
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £27,500 £31,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £52,850
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
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
726 731 755
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 32.32% 28.63% 30.87%
Number of salaries quoted 529 606 583
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 29 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 29 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 0 70 £49,250 +23.12% 2
Hemel Hempstead -7 53 £40,000 -8.57% 2
Rickmansworth +6 15 £45,000 -18.18% 1
St Albans -24 14 £55,000 -8.33% 3
Welwyn Garden City -8 12 £33,500 -23.86%
Royston - 11 £37,500 - 2
Stevenage -6 6 £37,500 -25.00% 1
Borehamwood -5 4 £34,000 +23.63%
Letchworth +11 2 £41,250 +26.92%
Bishop's Stortford +4 1 £42,500 -
Hoddesdon - 1 £41,500 -
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 241 (47.35%) Windows
2 188 (36.94%) SQL
3 168 (33.01%) Java
4 165 (32.42%) UNIX
5 140 (27.50%) MySQL
6 126 (24.75%) Oracle
7 124 (24.36%) C++
8 116 (22.79%) C
9 111 (21.81%) JavaScript
10 108 (21.22%) Finance
11 102 (20.04%) Apache
12 97 (19.06%) Degree
13 87 (17.09%) ITIL
13 87 (17.09%) Perl
14 85 (16.70%) Microsoft
15 80 (15.72%) VMware
16 78 (15.32%) Software Engineering
16 78 (15.32%) PHP
16 78 (15.32%) HTML
17 69 (13.56%) DNS
18 67 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
19 66 (12.97%) Tomcat
20 64 (12.57%) Web Services
21 61 (11.98%) Red Hat
22 59 (11.59%) Computer Science
23 58 (11.39%) XML
23 58 (11.39%) CSS
24 56 (11.00%) WebSphere
25 55 (10.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
26 54 (10.61%) Analytical Skills

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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
1 102 (20.04%) Apache
2 66 (12.97%) Tomcat
3 56 (11.00%) WebSphere
4 45 (8.84%) WebSphere Application Server
5 44 (8.64%) IIS
6 33 (6.48%) MS Exchange
7 30 (5.89%) JBoss
8 17 (3.34%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 17 (3.34%) CMS
9 13 (2.55%) IBM HTTP Server
10 12 (2.36%) WebLogic
10 12 (2.36%) MQSeries
11 11 (2.16%) Apache ServiceMix
12 10 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
12 10 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
13 9 (1.77%) Drupal
14 7 (1.38%) SharePoint
14 7 (1.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 7 (1.38%) ColdFusion
14 7 (1.38%) nginx
Applications
1 44 (8.64%) MS Excel
2 41 (8.06%) MS Office
3 2 (0.39%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.20%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 14 (2.75%) Magento
2 8 (1.57%) Maximo
3 7 (1.38%) CA PPM
3 7 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.20%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.20%) Agresso
6 1 (0.20%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 1 (0.20%) RiskWrite
Cloud Services
1 30 (5.89%) Office 365
2 22 (4.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (3.73%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (2.55%) IaaS
5 12 (2.36%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (2.16%) PaaS
7 10 (1.96%) SaaS
8 2 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.20%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.20%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.20%) Google Compute Engine
9 1 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 69 (13.56%) DNS
2 53 (10.41%) HTTP
3 49 (9.63%) Internet
4 45 (8.84%) Firewall
5 44 (8.64%) SAN
6 42 (8.25%) TCP/IP
7 41 (8.06%) DHCP
8 33 (6.48%) SMTP
9 26 (5.11%) LAN
10 23 (4.52%) WAN
11 20 (3.93%) VPN
12 17 (3.34%) FTP
13 16 (3.14%) VoIP
14 14 (2.75%) NAS
15 11 (2.16%) VLAN
16 9 (1.77%) Wireless
17 8 (1.57%) SSL
18 7 (1.38%) HTTPS
19 6 (1.18%) IPv4
20 5 (0.98%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (27.50%) MySQL
2 49 (9.63%) SQL Server
3 40 (7.86%) Relational Database
4 35 (6.88%) DB2
5 30 (5.89%) Oracle Database
6 28 (5.50%) RDBMS
7 27 (5.30%) PostgreSQL
8 16 (3.14%) NoSQL
9 15 (2.95%) Oracle Database 11g
10 12 (2.36%) SQL Server 2012
11 11 (2.16%) Oracle Database 10g
11 11 (2.16%) SQL Server 2005
12 8 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (1.57%) MS Access
13 7 (1.38%) Informix
14 6 (1.18%) JasperReports
15 4 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
15 4 (0.79%) MongoDB
15 4 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
16 3 (0.59%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 24 (4.72%) Eclipse
2 23 (4.52%) Subversion
3 18 (3.54%) Maven
4 14 (2.75%) JUnit
5 11 (2.16%) JIRA
6 9 (1.77%) Selenium
7 8 (1.57%) Rational Application Developer
8 7 (1.38%) JMeter
8 7 (1.38%) LoadRunner
8 7 (1.38%) Git (software)
9 6 (1.18%) SoapUI
9 6 (1.18%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
10 5 (0.98%) Ant
10 5 (0.98%) Jenkins
11 4 (0.79%) Android Studio
11 4 (0.79%) Toad
12 3 (0.59%) Bugzilla
12 3 (0.59%) QuickTest Pro
12 3 (0.59%) PowerBuilder
12 3 (0.59%) Log4j
General
1 108 (21.22%) Finance
2 49 (9.63%) Banking
3 43 (8.45%) Telecoms
4 42 (8.25%) Retail
5 32 (6.29%) Marketing
6 21 (4.13%) Games
7 17 (3.34%) Online Betting
8 8 (1.57%) Advertising
9 7 (1.38%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (1.38%) Arabic Language
9 7 (1.38%) Russian Language
10 6 (1.18%) Financial Institution
10 6 (1.18%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.79%) Electronics
12 2 (0.39%) Billing
13 1 (0.20%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 172 (33.79%) Developer
2 87 (17.09%) Analyst
3 77 (15.13%) Administrator
4 62 (12.18%) Systems Administrator
5 58 (11.39%) Java Developer
6 56 (11.00%) Support Analyst
7 50 (9.82%) Linux Administrator
8 45 (8.84%) Software Developer
9 42 (8.25%) Senior Developer
10 39 (7.66%) Software Engineer
11 36 (7.07%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 23 (4.52%) C++ Developer
12 23 (4.52%) Programmer
13 22 (4.32%) Senior Systems Administrator
14 21 (4.13%) PHP Developer
15 19 (3.73%) Applications Support
16 18 (3.54%) Applications Support Analyst
16 18 (3.54%) Infrastructure Specialist
17 17 (3.34%) Senior Linux Administrator
17 17 (3.34%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (15.32%) HTML
2 64 (12.57%) Web Services
3 58 (11.39%) XML
3 58 (11.39%) CSS
4 45 (8.84%) J2EE
5 38 (7.47%) .NET
6 36 (7.07%) SOAP
7 35 (6.88%) Spring
8 29 (5.70%) Hibernate
8 29 (5.70%) HTML5
9 24 (4.72%) JDBC
10 23 (4.52%) jQuery
10 23 (4.52%) JSP
11 21 (4.13%) WebSockets
12 20 (3.93%) CSS3
12 20 (3.93%) LAMP
12 20 (3.93%) Struts
13 19 (3.73%) REST
14 18 (3.54%) Servlets
15 17 (3.34%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 59 (11.59%) Computer Science
2 54 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (5.30%) Management Information System
4 24 (4.72%) Data Centre
5 21 (4.13%) Clustering
6 17 (3.34%) Online Games
7 15 (2.95%) Mathematics
8 14 (2.75%) Replication
9 12 (2.36%) Blackberry
10 9 (1.77%) Chemistry
11 8 (1.57%) Algorithms
11 8 (1.57%) Client/Server
12 7 (1.38%) Handset
12 7 (1.38%) Embedded Systems
13 5 (0.98%) Thin Client
13 5 (0.98%) Streaming Music
13 5 (0.98%) Physics
13 5 (0.98%) Fat Client
13 5 (0.98%) CCTV
13 5 (0.98%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 241 (47.35%) Windows
2 165 (32.42%) UNIX
3 55 (10.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 49 (9.63%) AIX
5 47 (9.23%) Solaris
6 39 (7.66%) Android
7 36 (7.07%) Debian
8 32 (6.29%) Apple iOS
9 26 (5.11%) CentOS
10 25 (4.91%) Windows Server 2012
11 21 (4.13%) Windows Server 2008
12 20 (3.93%) Windows 7
12 20 (3.93%) HPUX
13 19 (3.73%) Windows XP
13 19 (3.73%) Mac OS X
14 18 (3.54%) Windows Server 2003
15 9 (1.77%) Embedded Linux
15 9 (1.77%) Windows 8
16 8 (1.57%) Windows Vista
17 5 (0.98%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (17.09%) ITIL
2 78 (15.32%) Software Engineering
3 47 (9.23%) E-Commerce
4 40 (7.86%) OO
5 37 (7.27%) Web Development
6 32 (6.29%) Problem Management
7 29 (5.70%) Disaster Recovery
8 28 (5.50%) Technical Analysis
9 27 (5.30%) TDD
10 26 (5.11%) MVC
11 24 (4.72%) Agile Software Development
12 23 (4.52%) Change Management
13 21 (4.13%) Information Security
13 21 (4.13%) Service Delivery
13 21 (4.13%) Product Management
14 20 (3.93%) Web Application Development
14 20 (3.93%) Performance Tuning
14 20 (3.93%) Mentoring
14 20 (3.93%) Coaching
14 20 (3.93%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 188 (36.94%) SQL
2 168 (33.01%) Java
3 124 (24.36%) C++
4 116 (22.79%) C
5 111 (21.81%) JavaScript
6 87 (17.09%) Perl
7 78 (15.32%) PHP
8 51 (10.02%) Python
9 46 (9.04%) Bash Shell
10 32 (6.29%) Shell Script
11 29 (5.70%) C#
12 27 (5.30%) PL/SQL
13 10 (1.96%) PHP5
13 10 (1.96%) T-SQL
14 9 (1.77%) XPath
15 8 (1.57%) Embedded C
15 8 (1.57%) VB
16 7 (1.38%) Assembly Language
16 7 (1.38%) AWK
17 6 (1.18%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 97 (19.06%) Degree
2 23 (4.52%) Security Cleared
3 16 (3.14%) Sun Certification
4 14 (2.75%) SC Cleared
5 8 (1.57%) PhD
6 7 (1.38%) CCNA
6 7 (1.38%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (1.38%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 6 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.59%) ISEB
8 3 (0.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Certified Architect
9 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.39%) RHCE
9 2 (0.39%) CCNP
9 2 (0.39%) MCSE
9 2 (0.39%) MCP
10 1 (0.20%) MCSD
10 1 (0.20%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (6.88%) SLA
2 33 (6.48%) QA
3 3 (0.59%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.20%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.20%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 67 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 43 (8.45%) Active Directory
3 41 (8.06%) Firmware
4 35 (6.88%) iptables
5 32 (6.29%) Samba
6 29 (5.70%) NFS
7 19 (3.73%) vSphere
7 19 (3.73%) Hyper-V
8 17 (3.34%) VMware Server
9 13 (2.55%) Terminal Services
9 13 (2.55%) VMware ESXi
10 11 (2.16%) Postfix
11 10 (1.96%) VirtualBox
12 7 (1.38%) VMware Workstation
13 6 (1.18%) XenDesktop
13 6 (1.18%) Varnish
13 6 (1.18%) VMware ESX
13 6 (1.18%) Oracle RAC
14 5 (0.98%) XenApp
15 4 (0.79%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 9 (1.77%) Nagios
2 8 (1.57%) Cacti
3 7 (1.38%) Puppet
4 6 (1.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 6 (1.18%) Data Guard
5 5 (0.98%) Nessus
5 5 (0.98%) Opsview
5 5 (0.98%) cPanel
5 5 (0.98%) vMotion
6 4 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.79%) BMC PATROL
7 3 (0.59%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (0.39%) Ansible
8 2 (0.39%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.39%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (0.39%) Legato
9 1 (0.20%) Control-M
9 1 (0.20%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.20%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 1 (0.20%) Plesk
Vendors
1 126 (24.75%) Oracle
2 85 (16.70%) Microsoft
3 80 (15.72%) VMware
4 61 (11.98%) Red Hat
5 50 (9.82%) IBM
6 34 (6.68%) HP
7 32 (6.29%) Cisco
8 22 (4.32%) Sun
9 21 (4.13%) Citrix
10 14 (2.75%) CheckPoint
11 13 (2.55%) Zend
12 12 (2.36%) Symantec
12 12 (2.36%) Sybase
13 10 (1.96%) NetApp
14 7 (1.38%) Infor
14 7 (1.38%) ProCurve
15 6 (1.18%) LogRhythm
15 6 (1.18%) Apple
15 6 (1.18%) Clearswift
15 6 (1.18%) Dell
Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
Nanotek Limited
Salary: From £17,000 to £21,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: comprehensive flexible benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Hays - Computacenter
Salary: comprehensive flexible benefits
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + On Call + Bens + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
NAK Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum, plus Shares and Benefits!
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £43000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: 38000-43000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Granite 5
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Training
Posted: 3 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 per annum + shift allowance + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Which?
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 7 days ago
Watford
Arrows Group
Salary: £60000 - £80000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Hertfordshire
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Server Choice
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago