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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 21 22 20
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 187 271 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 9.41% 11.18% 9.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.56% 37.43% 35.31%
Number of salaries quoted 139 196 177
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +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
461 724 674
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 23.19% 29.88% 27.17%
Number of salaries quoted 385 547 551
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,050 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +4.16%

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 30 July 2016.

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 30 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -11 43 £44,500 -6.31% 6
Hemel Hempstead +6 42 £55,000 +37.50% 3
Royston +5 13 £40,000 +11.88% 1
Stevenage +4 13 £62,500 +19.04% 5
Letchworth +3 12 £30,500 -23.75% 3
Cheshunt - 9 £55,000 -
Welwyn Garden City +5 8 £46,500 -19.13% 1
Borehamwood +15 7 £45,000 +83.67%
Rickmansworth +2 3 £58,500 +32.20% 1
Hertford - 3 £55,000 - 2
St Albans +8 2 £62,000 +12.72%
Kings Langley - 2 £57,000 -
Berkhamsted - 1 £69,000 -
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, 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.

1 182 (43.75%) Windows
2 117 (28.13%) Microsoft
3 116 (27.88%) Unix
4 96 (23.08%) SQL
5 95 (22.84%) VMware
6 92 (22.12%) Python
7 88 (21.15%) Firewall
8 87 (20.91%) TCP/IP
9 81 (19.47%) Perl
9 81 (19.47%) Degree
10 77 (18.51%) SQL Server
11 76 (18.27%) VMware Infrastructure
12 75 (18.03%) Active Directory
13 70 (16.83%) MS Excel
13 70 (16.83%) Java
14 69 (16.59%) VPN
15 66 (15.87%) Windows Server
16 65 (15.63%) C
17 64 (15.38%) Oracle
18 62 (14.90%) DNS
19 60 (14.42%) Cisco
20 59 (14.18%) C++
21 54 (12.98%) ITIL
21 54 (12.98%) Windows Server 2008
22 53 (12.74%) MS Exchange
22 53 (12.74%) DHCP
23 45 (10.82%) Android
23 45 (10.82%) Analytical Skills
23 45 (10.82%) Bash Shell
24 44 (10.58%) Apache

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 53 (12.74%) MS Exchange
2 44 (10.58%) Apache
3 39 (9.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 34 (8.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 32 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
6 30 (7.21%) Exchange Server 2007
7 29 (6.97%) WebSphere
8 27 (6.49%) Tomcat
9 23 (5.53%) Exchange Server 2003
10 22 (5.29%) WebSphere Application Server
11 13 (3.13%) OpenStack
12 10 (2.40%) Skype for Business
13 9 (2.16%) CMS
14 8 (1.92%) WebLogic
15 6 (1.44%) IIS
16 5 (1.20%) nginx
17 4 (0.96%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 4 (0.96%) MQSeries
18 3 (0.72%) SharePoint
18 3 (0.72%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 70 (16.83%) MS Excel
2 38 (9.13%) MS Office
3 2 (0.48%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.48%) Magento
1 2 (0.48%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 34 (8.17%) Office 365
2 21 (5.05%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (4.33%) PaaS
4 17 (4.09%) Microsoft Azure
5 13 (3.13%) Google Cloud Platform
6 9 (2.16%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (1.68%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 7 (1.68%) Google App Engine
7 7 (1.68%) Google Compute Engine
8 2 (0.48%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.48%) GitHub
9 1 (0.24%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 88 (21.15%) Firewall
2 87 (20.91%) TCP/IP
3 69 (16.59%) VPN
4 62 (14.90%) DNS
5 53 (12.74%) DHCP
6 41 (9.86%) NAS
7 36 (8.65%) LAN
7 36 (8.65%) VLAN
8 35 (8.41%) Network Security
8 35 (8.41%) SAN
9 33 (7.93%) WAN
10 32 (7.69%) Wireless
11 27 (6.49%) SSL
12 26 (6.25%) DMZ
13 25 (6.01%) SMTP
14 24 (5.77%) IMAP
14 24 (5.77%) Remote Desktop
15 21 (5.05%) Internet
16 17 (4.09%) SSH
17 16 (3.85%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (18.51%) SQL Server
2 36 (8.65%) MySQL
3 35 (8.41%) PostgreSQL
4 27 (6.49%) DB2
5 22 (5.29%) Oracle Database
6 14 (3.37%) SQL Server 2005
7 9 (2.16%) Oracle Database 10g
7 9 (2.16%) Oracle Database 11g
7 9 (2.16%) Oracle Database 12c
7 9 (2.16%) RDBMS
7 9 (2.16%) Relational Database
8 7 (1.68%) Amazon RDS
8 7 (1.68%) Crystal Reports
8 7 (1.68%) Oracle Exadata
8 7 (1.68%) Oracle Reports
8 7 (1.68%) Oracle9i Database
9 6 (1.44%) Redis
10 5 (1.20%) Informix
10 5 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (4.09%) Git (software)
2 16 (3.85%) Subversion
3 15 (3.61%) Eclipse
4 11 (2.64%) GitLab
5 8 (1.92%) JIRA
6 7 (1.68%) HP UFT
7 6 (1.44%) JUnit
8 5 (1.20%) Ant
8 5 (1.20%) LoadRunner
8 5 (1.20%) Rational Application Developer
9 4 (0.96%) Jenkins
9 4 (0.96%) Log4j
9 4 (0.96%) Mercurial
9 4 (0.96%) Mockito
9 4 (0.96%) Selenium
10 2 (0.48%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.48%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.24%) Maven
11 1 (0.24%) Vagrant
General
1 39 (9.38%) Retail
2 34 (8.17%) Finance
3 22 (5.29%) Electronics
4 19 (4.57%) Games
5 17 (4.09%) Telecoms
6 11 (2.64%) Banking
7 9 (2.16%) Financial Institution
7 9 (2.16%) Front Office
8 7 (1.68%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.44%) Arabic Language
9 6 (1.44%) Russian Language
10 5 (1.20%) Aerospace
10 5 (1.20%) Marketing
11 4 (0.96%) Military
12 3 (0.72%) Back Office
13 2 (0.48%) Advertising
13 2 (0.48%) Automotive
13 2 (0.48%) Law
13 2 (0.48%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 56 (13.46%) Developer
1 56 (13.46%) Support Engineer
2 48 (11.54%) Analyst
3 42 (10.10%) Administrator
4 30 (7.21%) Linux Engineer
5 29 (6.97%) IT Engineer
5 29 (6.97%) Systems Administrator
6 27 (6.49%) IT Support
7 25 (6.01%) IT Support Engineer
7 25 (6.01%) Support Analyst
8 24 (5.77%) Linux Administrator
8 24 (5.77%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 24 (5.77%) Software Engineer
9 22 (5.29%) Systems Engineer
10 21 (5.05%) Applications Support
10 21 (5.05%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 20 (4.81%) Embedded Engineer
11 20 (4.81%) Linux Support
11 20 (4.81%) Senior Support Engineer
12 19 (4.57%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (9.62%) Web Services
2 34 (8.17%) HTML
3 29 (6.97%) CSS
4 23 (5.53%) MAPI
5 22 (5.29%) .NET
5 22 (5.29%) J2EE
6 20 (4.81%) LAMP
6 20 (4.81%) Middleware
7 17 (4.09%) XML
8 12 (2.88%) Django
8 12 (2.88%) WebSphere MQ
9 11 (2.64%) AngularJS
9 11 (2.64%) Spring
10 10 (2.40%) OpenGL
11 9 (2.16%) EJB
11 9 (2.16%) JSP
11 9 (2.16%) LAPP Stack
11 9 (2.16%) REST
11 9 (2.16%) Servlets
12 8 (1.92%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 45 (10.82%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (9.38%) Blackberry
2 39 (9.38%) Computer Science
3 33 (7.93%) Replication
4 32 (7.69%) Management Information System
5 27 (6.49%) Data Centre
6 23 (5.53%) iPhone
6 23 (5.53%) Mathematics
6 23 (5.53%) PDA
7 16 (3.85%) Clustering
7 16 (3.85%) Hybrid Cloud
7 16 (3.85%) PACS
8 12 (2.88%) iSeries
9 11 (2.64%) Fat Client
9 11 (2.64%) Thin Client
10 10 (2.40%) Algorithms
11 8 (1.92%) Driving Licence
12 7 (1.68%) Xbox
13 6 (1.44%) Cybercrime
13 6 (1.44%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 182 (43.75%) Windows
2 116 (27.88%) Unix
3 66 (15.87%) Windows Server
4 54 (12.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 45 (10.82%) Android
6 42 (10.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 42 (10.10%) Windows Server 2003
7 37 (8.89%) Windows 7
8 34 (8.17%) Windows Server 2012
9 27 (6.49%) Windows 10
10 23 (5.53%) Windows 8
10 23 (5.53%) Windows Vista
10 23 (5.53%) Windows XP
11 16 (3.85%) CentOS
12 15 (3.61%) Debian
12 15 (3.61%) Solaris
13 14 (3.37%) Ubuntu
14 12 (2.88%) Apple iOS
14 12 (2.88%) zOS
15 11 (2.64%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (12.98%) ITIL
2 43 (10.34%) DevOps
3 41 (9.86%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (8.89%) Software Engineering
5 36 (8.65%) Configuration Management
5 36 (8.65%) E-Commerce
6 29 (6.97%) Mentoring
7 25 (6.01%) Open Source
8 24 (5.77%) Project Management
9 23 (5.53%) Incident Management
9 23 (5.53%) Service Management
10 22 (5.29%) Information Security
11 20 (4.81%) Scrum
12 19 (4.57%) Cybersecurity
12 19 (4.57%) ITIL V3
12 19 (4.57%) Problem Management
12 19 (4.57%) Vulnerability Management
13 18 (4.33%) High Availability
14 17 (4.09%) Line Management
14 17 (4.09%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 96 (23.08%) SQL
2 92 (22.12%) Python
3 81 (19.47%) Perl
4 70 (16.83%) Java
5 65 (15.63%) C
6 59 (14.18%) C++
7 45 (10.82%) Bash Shell
8 37 (8.89%) JavaScript
9 30 (7.21%) PHP
10 25 (6.01%) Ruby
11 23 (5.53%) Shell Script
12 20 (4.81%) C#
13 16 (3.85%) Embedded C
14 15 (3.61%) Embedded C++
14 15 (3.61%) PowerShell
15 11 (2.64%) VB
16 9 (2.16%) VBA
17 8 (1.92%) Assembly Language
18 7 (1.68%) Tcl
19 5 (1.20%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 81 (19.47%) Degree
2 35 (8.41%) Security Cleared
3 23 (5.53%) CISSP
4 20 (4.81%) SC Cleared
5 19 (4.57%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (4.33%) CISM
7 17 (4.09%) CCNP
8 16 (3.85%) CEH
8 16 (3.85%) MCSE
8 16 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
9 14 (3.37%) CCNA
10 11 (2.64%) RHCE
11 9 (2.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 7 (1.68%) PhD
13 6 (1.44%) CISA
13 6 (1.44%) CompTIA Security+
13 6 (1.44%) MCSA
13 6 (1.44%) SANS
13 6 (1.44%) Security+ Certification
14 5 (1.20%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (6.73%) SLA
2 24 (5.77%) PCI DSS
3 21 (5.05%) QA
4 11 (2.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (2.16%) ISO 8583
6 1 (0.24%) SEPA
System Software
1 76 (18.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 75 (18.03%) Active Directory
3 35 (8.41%) Hyper-V
4 20 (4.81%) NFS
5 19 (4.57%) vSphere
6 18 (4.33%) VMware ESXi
7 17 (4.09%) Terminal Services
8 13 (3.13%) VMware ESX
9 11 (2.64%) Oracle RAC
10 7 (1.68%) Ceph
11 6 (1.44%) Docker
11 6 (1.44%) Dovecot
12 5 (1.20%) VMware Server
12 5 (1.20%) Xen
12 5 (1.20%) XenApp
13 4 (0.96%) iptables
14 3 (0.72%) Postfix
14 3 (0.72%) VirtualBox
15 1 (0.24%) Sendmail
15 1 (0.24%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 42 (10.10%) Puppet
2 23 (5.53%) Backup Exec
3 12 (2.88%) Data Guard
3 12 (2.88%) HAProxy
4 10 (2.40%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (2.16%) Salt
5 9 (2.16%) SCCM
6 7 (1.68%) Nessus
7 6 (1.44%) Ansible
7 6 (1.44%) QRadar
7 6 (1.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 5 (1.20%) FortiGate
8 5 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (1.20%) HP SiteScope
8 5 (1.20%) Microsoft Clustering
9 4 (0.96%) WSUS
10 3 (0.72%) Nmap
10 3 (0.72%) Oracle RMAN
11 2 (0.48%) BMC PATROL
11 2 (0.48%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 117 (28.13%) Microsoft
2 95 (22.84%) VMware
3 64 (15.38%) Oracle
4 60 (14.42%) Cisco
5 39 (9.38%) Apple
6 38 (9.13%) IBM
7 36 (8.65%) Red Hat
8 34 (8.17%) HP
9 23 (5.53%) Draytek
10 20 (4.81%) Sybase
11 19 (4.57%) CheckPoint
12 18 (4.33%) Veeam
13 16 (3.85%) Citrix
13 16 (3.85%) Fujitsu
13 16 (3.85%) SonicWALL
14 15 (3.61%) NetApp
15 14 (3.37%) Google
16 13 (3.13%) F5
17 12 (2.88%) 3PAR
18 9 (2.16%) Becrypt
Hertfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £20000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 50k per year + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £80,000 + Brilliant Benefits + Bonuses
Posted: Yesterday
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000 - £61000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Employ Solutions
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 (+ top tier package and benefits!!!)
Posted: 4 days ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £32000 - £33000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-50k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Premier IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stevenage
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
KnownFour
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + 10% bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Zoopla Property Group Plc
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Watford
People Source Consulting
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + Company van/Mobile phone/Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Hertford
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
ServerChoice
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Watford
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago