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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 18 22 19
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 217 181 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 10.81% 8.76% 11.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 46.27% 35.42% 40.70%
Number of salaries quoted 170 125 160
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £28,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £59,600 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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
469 511 575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 23.37% 24.72% 27.85%
Number of salaries quoted 363 414 442
Median salary £40,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,000 £21,500
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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 +3 73 £47,500 -5.00% 4
Welwyn Garden City +15 18 £45,000 +57.89% 1
Hemel Hempstead -4 17 £42,500 -19.81% 3
Stevenage -13 9 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Bishop's Stortford +1 7 £50,000 +66.66%
Letchworth - 7 £32,750 -
Royston +6 5 £50,000 -9.09%
Welwyn - 3 £60,000 -
St Albans -6 1 £42,500 -22.72% 2
Hertford -8 1 £28,000 -1.75% 1
Borehamwood -17 1 £35,000 +20.68%
Rickmansworth - 1 £22,000 -
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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.

1 188 (41.14%) Windows
2 135 (29.54%) Unix
3 132 (28.88%) SQL
4 116 (25.38%) Java
5 95 (20.79%) Microsoft
6 94 (20.57%) Oracle
7 78 (17.07%) Windows Server
8 76 (16.63%) Agile Software Development
9 75 (16.41%) VMware
10 71 (15.54%) Finance
10 71 (15.54%) JavaScript
11 70 (15.32%) ITIL
11 70 (15.32%) Python
11 70 (15.32%) DevOps
12 65 (14.22%) Puppet
13 63 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
14 62 (13.57%) C++
15 60 (13.13%) MySQL
16 58 (12.69%) C
17 57 (12.47%) Apache
17 57 (12.47%) Firewall
18 54 (11.82%) HTML
19 53 (11.60%) Active Directory
20 51 (11.16%) Solaris
20 51 (11.16%) Continuous Integration
21 50 (10.94%) Perl
22 49 (10.72%) PHP
22 49 (10.72%) SQL Server
22 49 (10.72%) DNS
22 49 (10.72%) Open Source

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 57 (12.47%) Apache
2 46 (10.07%) WebLogic
3 34 (7.44%) WebSphere
4 30 (6.56%) Tomcat
5 25 (5.47%) MS Exchange
6 23 (5.03%) Skype for Business
7 21 (4.60%) JBoss
8 17 (3.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 16 (3.50%) Confluence
10 15 (3.28%) OpenStack
11 14 (3.06%) Oracle Service Bus
11 14 (3.06%) SharePoint
12 10 (2.19%) WebSphere Application Server
13 9 (1.97%) IIS
14 6 (1.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 6 (1.31%) CMS
14 6 (1.31%) MQSeries
15 5 (1.09%) Alfresco
15 5 (1.09%) Captiva
15 5 (1.09%) Documentum
Applications
1 36 (7.88%) MS Office
2 29 (6.35%) MS Excel
3 12 (2.63%) GNU Octave
3 12 (2.63%) Simulink
4 11 (2.41%) GIMP
5 9 (1.97%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.88%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.22%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 23 (5.03%) Oracle EBS
2 14 (3.06%) Oracle EBS R12
3 13 (2.84%) Magento
4 5 (1.09%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.88%) Sage 200
6 2 (0.44%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 46 (10.07%) Office 365
2 41 (8.97%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (4.16%) PaaS
4 17 (3.72%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (2.63%) SaaS
6 9 (1.97%) IaaS
7 8 (1.75%) Mimecast
8 3 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.66%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 3 (0.66%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (0.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 57 (12.47%) Firewall
2 49 (10.72%) DNS
3 42 (9.19%) TCP/IP
4 40 (8.75%) DHCP
4 40 (8.75%) VPN
5 34 (7.44%) LAN
5 34 (7.44%) WAN
6 26 (5.69%) Remote Desktop
7 22 (4.81%) Wireshark
8 19 (4.16%) Ethernet
8 19 (4.16%) HTTP
8 19 (4.16%) SAN
9 18 (3.94%) Network Security
9 18 (3.94%) VoIP
10 16 (3.50%) ISDN
10 16 (3.50%) MPLS
10 16 (3.50%) PBX
10 16 (3.50%) VLAN
11 13 (2.84%) FTP
12 12 (2.63%) CDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (13.13%) MySQL
2 49 (10.72%) SQL Server
3 33 (7.22%) Relational Database
4 29 (6.35%) Oracle Database
4 29 (6.35%) RDBMS
5 25 (5.47%) PostgreSQL
6 18 (3.94%) Redis
7 11 (2.41%) Amazon RDS
8 10 (2.19%) DB2
9 9 (1.97%) MongoDB
10 7 (1.53%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (1.53%) Oracle Database 12c
10 7 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (1.31%) Jackrabbit
12 5 (1.09%) SQL Server 2014
13 2 (0.44%) Crystal Reports
13 2 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.44%) Informix
13 2 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (0.44%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 43 (9.41%) Git (software)
2 35 (7.66%) Jenkins
3 30 (6.56%) JIRA
4 23 (5.03%) Subversion
5 22 (4.81%) Selenium
6 21 (4.60%) JUnit
6 21 (4.60%) Maven
7 20 (4.38%) HP UFT
8 16 (3.50%) GitLab
9 12 (2.63%) Eclipse
10 11 (2.41%) Sonatype Nexus
11 10 (2.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 10 (2.19%) Bitbucket
11 10 (2.19%) FishEye
11 10 (2.19%) SonarQube
12 9 (1.97%) ClearCase
12 9 (1.97%) ClearQuest
13 8 (1.75%) Ant
14 6 (1.31%) Log4j
14 6 (1.31%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 71 (15.54%) Finance
2 31 (6.78%) Retail
3 15 (3.28%) Telecoms
4 13 (2.84%) Banking
5 12 (2.63%) Electronics
6 8 (1.75%) Marketing
7 6 (1.31%) Automotive
8 5 (1.09%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.09%) Multimedia
9 4 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.66%) Games
11 2 (0.44%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.44%) Law
11 2 (0.44%) Publishing
12 1 (0.22%) Advertising
12 1 (0.22%) Back Office
12 1 (0.22%) Billing
12 1 (0.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 87 (19.04%) Developer
2 72 (15.75%) Analyst
3 49 (10.72%) Linux Engineer
4 35 (7.66%) Administrator
5 34 (7.44%) Java Developer
6 32 (7.00%) Systems Engineer
7 30 (6.56%) Support Engineer
8 29 (6.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 27 (5.91%) Software Developer
9 27 (5.91%) Software Engineer
10 26 (5.69%) DBA
11 24 (5.25%) Oracle DBA
11 24 (5.25%) Systems Administrator
12 23 (5.03%) Linux Support
12 23 (5.03%) Network Engineer
12 23 (5.03%) Support Analyst
13 21 (4.60%) 3rd Line Support
14 20 (4.38%) Architect
14 20 (4.38%) Linux Administrator
14 20 (4.38%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (11.82%) HTML
2 48 (10.50%) Middleware
3 47 (10.28%) Web Services
4 41 (8.97%) CSS
5 38 (8.32%) Spring
6 35 (7.66%) XML
7 28 (6.13%) LAMP
8 23 (5.03%) .NET
9 22 (4.81%) REST
9 22 (4.81%) Ruby on Rails
10 21 (4.60%) AngularJS
11 20 (4.38%) Hibernate
11 20 (4.38%) JDBC
12 17 (3.72%) HTML5
12 17 (3.72%) Java EE
12 17 (3.72%) JSON
12 17 (3.72%) SOAP
13 16 (3.50%) Ajax
14 14 (3.06%) ASP.NET
14 14 (3.06%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 46 (10.07%) Data Centre
2 36 (7.88%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (4.60%) Algorithms
3 21 (4.60%) Computer Science
4 16 (3.50%) Mathematics
5 15 (3.28%) Device Driver
6 12 (2.63%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 12 (2.63%) Verilog
7 10 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (2.19%) Management Information System
8 9 (1.97%) User Experience
9 8 (1.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 8 (1.75%) EPoS
10 7 (1.53%) Client/Server
11 6 (1.31%) DataPower
11 6 (1.31%) e-Learning
11 6 (1.31%) Handset
12 5 (1.09%) iSeries
13 4 (0.88%) Embedded Systems
14 3 (0.66%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 188 (41.14%) Windows
2 135 (29.54%) Unix
3 78 (17.07%) Windows Server
4 51 (11.16%) Solaris
5 42 (9.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 39 (8.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 35 (7.66%) Windows Server 2012
8 20 (4.38%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (2.84%) Mac OS X
10 12 (2.63%) Debian
11 10 (2.19%) Ubuntu
11 10 (2.19%) Windows 7
12 8 (1.75%) Android
12 8 (1.75%) Apple iOS
12 8 (1.75%) CentOS
13 7 (1.53%) AIX
14 6 (1.31%) HPUX
15 5 (1.09%) Fedora
15 5 (1.09%) zOS
16 4 (0.88%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (16.63%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (15.32%) DevOps
2 70 (15.32%) ITIL
3 51 (11.16%) Continuous Integration
4 49 (10.72%) Open Source
5 40 (8.75%) Configuration Management
6 39 (8.53%) Scrum
6 39 (8.53%) Software Engineering
7 32 (7.00%) E-Commerce
7 32 (7.00%) SOA
8 28 (6.13%) TDD
9 27 (5.91%) Continuous Delivery
10 26 (5.69%) Mentoring
11 24 (5.25%) Service Management
12 22 (4.81%) Automation Testing
13 21 (4.60%) Problem Management
13 21 (4.60%) Web Development
14 20 (4.38%) Multithreading
15 19 (4.16%) Functional Testing
16 18 (3.94%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 132 (28.88%) SQL
2 116 (25.38%) Java
3 71 (15.54%) JavaScript
4 70 (15.32%) Python
5 62 (13.57%) C++
6 58 (12.69%) C
7 50 (10.94%) Perl
8 49 (10.72%) PHP
9 48 (10.50%) C#
10 47 (10.28%) Shell Script
11 38 (8.32%) Ruby
12 34 (7.44%) Bash Shell
13 26 (5.69%) PowerShell
14 11 (2.41%) VB
15 10 (2.19%) Assembly Language
16 9 (1.97%) MATLAB
16 9 (1.97%) PL/SQL
17 8 (1.75%) VBScript
18 5 (1.09%) Embedded C
19 4 (0.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 45 (9.85%) Degree
2 14 (3.06%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (3.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 12 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (2.19%) CCNA
5 7 (1.53%) CCNP
6 6 (1.31%) OCA
6 6 (1.31%) OCP
6 6 (1.31%) Oracle Certification
6 6 (1.31%) RHCE
7 4 (0.88%) MCSA
7 4 (0.88%) MCSE
8 2 (0.44%) CISSP
8 2 (0.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.22%) CISA
9 1 (0.22%) CISM
9 1 (0.22%) EMCISA
9 1 (0.22%) EMCSA
9 1 (0.22%) VCAP
9 1 (0.22%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (8.32%) QA
2 17 (3.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (2.84%) PCI DSS
4 12 (2.63%) SLA
5 4 (0.88%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.66%) ECSS
System Software
1 63 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 53 (11.60%) Active Directory
3 26 (5.69%) Docker
4 21 (4.60%) Terminal Services
5 20 (4.38%) Hyper-V
6 16 (3.50%) VMware ESX
6 16 (3.50%) vSphere
7 14 (3.06%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (2.41%) Dovecot
8 11 (2.41%) Firmware
9 10 (2.19%) Samba
9 10 (2.19%) vCloud
10 6 (1.31%) iptables
10 6 (1.31%) Oracle RAC
10 6 (1.31%) VMware Workstation
11 5 (1.09%) KVM
12 4 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
13 2 (0.44%) XenApp
14 1 (0.22%) FreeRADIUS
14 1 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 65 (14.22%) Puppet
2 37 (8.10%) Ansible
3 35 (7.66%) Opscode Chef
4 23 (5.03%) HAProxy
5 8 (1.75%) Backup Exec
6 7 (1.53%) Nagios
6 7 (1.53%) Terraform
7 6 (1.31%) Data Guard
7 6 (1.31%) Oracle RMAN
7 6 (1.31%) vRealize
8 4 (0.88%) FortiGate
8 4 (0.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 4 (0.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 3 (0.66%) Grafana
9 3 (0.66%) SCCM
9 3 (0.66%) SCOM
10 2 (0.44%) Capistrano
11 1 (0.22%) Kibana
11 1 (0.22%) logstash
11 1 (0.22%) Packer
Vendors
1 95 (20.79%) Microsoft
2 94 (20.57%) Oracle
3 75 (16.41%) VMware
4 41 (8.97%) Cisco
5 32 (7.00%) IBM
6 31 (6.78%) Red Hat
7 20 (4.38%) NetApp
8 17 (3.72%) Citrix
9 16 (3.50%) CheckPoint
10 15 (3.28%) Atlassian
11 13 (2.84%) EMC
11 13 (2.84%) Splunk
12 12 (2.63%) Dell
12 12 (2.63%) Sybase
12 12 (2.63%) Xilinx
13 11 (2.41%) HP
13 11 (2.41%) Sonatype
14 8 (1.75%) Sun
14 8 (1.75%) Veeam
15 6 (1.31%) ATG
Watford, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonuses + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Networking People
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Modis International
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Kings Langley, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: Competitive Salary plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Execllent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + additional benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £47,000 to £52,500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Kings Langley, Hertfordshire
Technical Futures
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Kings Langley, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: Competitive Salary plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Hitchin
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum, Share Options+Healthcare+Pension+More!
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Hertfordshire
TELSTRA Associates
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum £60-70k+ car and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertford
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £23000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Watford
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago