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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 17 14 17
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 274 281 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 13.22% 13.44% 11.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.77% 44.53% 37.66%
Number of salaries quoted 208 211 252
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
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
656 631 847
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 31.66% 30.18% 31.56%
Number of salaries quoted 537 517 689
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,750 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £50,610
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +1 98 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Hemel Hempstead +1 56 £29,250 -26.87% 3
St Albans -1 20 £50,000 +25.00% 4
Letchworth +16 11 £45,000 +20.00%
Welwyn Garden City -14 11 £30,000 -25.00% 1
Borehamwood +4 6 £25,750 -30.40%
Potters Bar +2 6 £21,750 -40.41%
Rickmansworth -5 6 £22,000 -42.85% 1
Hoddesdon - 3 £41,500 - 1
Bishop's Stortford +8 2 £35,000 -17.64%
Stevenage -6 1 £34,000 -6.84%
Welwyn - 1 - -
Royston - 1 £45,000 -
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 251 (49.02%) UNIX
2 219 (42.77%) SQL
3 210 (41.02%) Java
4 198 (38.67%) Windows
5 169 (33.01%) Oracle
6 146 (28.52%) Finance
7 129 (25.20%) Degree
8 116 (22.66%) C++
9 113 (22.07%) C
10 104 (20.31%) Software Engineering
11 101 (19.73%) JavaScript
11 101 (19.73%) MySQL
12 94 (18.36%) Computer Science
13 90 (17.58%) Microsoft
14 86 (16.80%) OO
15 81 (15.82%) J2EE
16 78 (15.23%) Internet
16 78 (15.23%) Relational Database
17 73 (14.26%) SQL Server
17 73 (14.26%) Tomcat
18 72 (14.06%) ITIL
19 68 (13.28%) Retail
20 67 (13.09%) HTML
20 67 (13.09%) Analytical Skills
21 66 (12.89%) C#
22 65 (12.70%) E-Commerce
23 64 (12.50%) XML
24 62 (12.11%) Python
25 60 (11.72%) Shell Script
25 60 (11.72%) Apache

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 73 (14.26%) Tomcat
2 60 (11.72%) Apache
3 55 (10.74%) WebSphere
4 47 (9.18%) WebSphere Application Server
5 35 (6.84%) IIS
6 32 (6.25%) JBoss
7 28 (5.47%) MQSeries
8 18 (3.52%) IBM HTTP Server
9 15 (2.93%) SharePoint
9 15 (2.93%) WebLogic
9 15 (2.93%) ColdFusion
10 14 (2.73%) Apache Solr
11 13 (2.54%) MS Exchange
12 11 (2.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 10 (1.95%) Lync
13 10 (1.95%) Adobe CQ
14 9 (1.76%) SharePoint 2013
14 9 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2010
14 9 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2007
14 9 (1.76%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 52 (10.16%) MS Office
2 48 (9.38%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.39%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.20%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 14 (2.73%) Agresso
1 14 (2.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.37%) CA PPM
2 7 (1.37%) Maximo
2 7 (1.37%) Magento
2 7 (1.37%) RiskWrite
3 3 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (2.73%) SaaS
3 13 (2.54%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (2.34%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (1.76%) Office 365
6 8 (1.56%) PaaS
6 8 (1.56%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (1.17%) IaaS
8 3 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.59%) Google App Engine
8 3 (0.59%) Google Compute Engine
9 1 (0.20%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 78 (15.23%) Internet
2 56 (10.94%) HTTP
3 42 (8.20%) DNS
4 31 (6.05%) FTP
5 30 (5.86%) Firewall
6 26 (5.08%) TCP/IP
7 25 (4.88%) SAN
8 20 (3.91%) DHCP
9 18 (3.52%) VoIP
10 15 (2.93%) VPN
11 14 (2.73%) SMTP
11 14 (2.73%) SSH
12 12 (2.34%) PuTTY
12 12 (2.34%) WinSCP
12 12 (2.34%) WAN
13 11 (2.15%) NAS
14 10 (1.95%) Wireless
14 10 (1.95%) VLAN
14 10 (1.95%) LAN
14 10 (1.95%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (19.73%) MySQL
2 78 (15.23%) Relational Database
3 73 (14.26%) SQL Server
4 55 (10.74%) RDBMS
5 47 (9.18%) DB2
6 41 (8.01%) Oracle Database
7 21 (4.10%) PostgreSQL
8 19 (3.71%) Oracle Database 11g
9 16 (3.13%) NoSQL
10 13 (2.54%) Oracle Database 10g
11 10 (1.95%) SQL Server 2005
11 10 (1.95%) SQL Server 2012
12 9 (1.76%) MongoDB
12 9 (1.76%) MS Access
12 9 (1.76%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (1.56%) Apache Cassandra
14 7 (1.37%) Informix
15 6 (1.17%) JasperReports
16 4 (0.78%) Hadoop
16 4 (0.78%) BigTable
Development Applications
1 33 (6.45%) Maven
2 31 (6.05%) Subversion
3 30 (5.86%) Eclipse
4 18 (3.52%) JUnit
5 16 (3.13%) JIRA
6 15 (2.93%) Toad
7 13 (2.54%) Ant
7 13 (2.54%) Git (software)
8 10 (1.95%) SoapUI
8 10 (1.95%) Log4j
9 9 (1.76%) Jenkins
10 8 (1.56%) Rational Application Developer
11 6 (1.17%) TeamCity
12 4 (0.78%) Android Studio
12 4 (0.78%) Hudson
12 4 (0.78%) Selenium
12 4 (0.78%) LoadRunner
12 4 (0.78%) JMeter
13 3 (0.59%) Bugzilla
14 2 (0.39%) PowerBuilder
General
1 146 (28.52%) Finance
2 68 (13.28%) Retail
3 52 (10.16%) Banking
4 27 (5.27%) Games
5 25 (4.88%) Telecoms
6 20 (3.91%) Manufacturing
7 18 (3.52%) Marketing
8 13 (2.54%) Financial Institution
9 8 (1.56%) Online Betting
10 6 (1.17%) Advertising
11 5 (0.98%) Billing
11 5 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.39%) Back Office
12 2 (0.39%) Electronics
13 1 (0.20%) Front Office
13 1 (0.20%) Legal
13 1 (0.20%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 156 (30.47%) Developer
2 113 (22.07%) Analyst
3 81 (15.82%) Support Analyst
4 71 (13.87%) Java Developer
5 61 (11.91%) Software Engineer
6 59 (11.52%) Software Developer
7 50 (9.77%) Administrator
8 48 (9.38%) Senior Developer
9 31 (6.05%) Systems Administrator
10 29 (5.66%) Technical Support
10 29 (5.66%) Applications Support
11 28 (5.47%) Senior Java Developer
12 26 (5.08%) Technical Support Analyst
12 26 (5.08%) Technical Analyst
13 25 (4.88%) C++ Developer
14 23 (4.49%) Linux Administrator
15 22 (4.30%) Senior Software Developer
15 22 (4.30%) Programmer
16 20 (3.91%) Applications Support Analyst
16 20 (3.91%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (15.82%) J2EE
2 67 (13.09%) HTML
3 64 (12.50%) XML
4 52 (10.16%) Web Services
4 52 (10.16%) SOAP
5 42 (8.20%) Spring
6 41 (8.01%) Hibernate
6 41 (8.01%) CSS
7 39 (7.62%) Middleware
8 37 (7.23%) .NET
9 34 (6.64%) Servlets
10 33 (6.45%) Struts
11 30 (5.86%) JSP
12 28 (5.47%) JDBC
13 27 (5.27%) jQuery
14 25 (4.88%) DOM
15 21 (4.10%) XSLT
15 21 (4.10%) ASP.NET
16 18 (3.52%) EJB
17 17 (3.32%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 94 (18.36%) Computer Science
2 67 (13.09%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (5.27%) Algorithms
4 20 (3.91%) Management Information System
5 15 (2.93%) Mathematics
6 13 (2.54%) Clustering
7 11 (2.15%) Client/Server
7 11 (2.15%) Physics
8 10 (1.95%) Web 2.0
9 9 (1.76%) Open Source
10 8 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (1.56%) Online Games
11 7 (1.37%) iPhone
11 7 (1.37%) Replication
12 6 (1.17%) Blackberry
12 6 (1.17%) CCTV
12 6 (1.17%) EqualLogic
12 6 (1.17%) Embedded Systems
13 5 (0.98%) PDA
13 5 (0.98%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 251 (49.02%) UNIX
2 198 (38.67%) Windows
3 56 (10.94%) AIX
4 55 (10.74%) Solaris
5 49 (9.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 34 (6.64%) HPUX
7 31 (6.05%) Debian
8 27 (5.27%) Android
9 20 (3.91%) Windows 7
10 19 (3.71%) Apple iOS
10 19 (3.71%) Windows XP
11 15 (2.93%) Windows Server 2008
12 14 (2.73%) Windows Server 2012
13 12 (2.34%) CentOS
13 12 (2.34%) Windows Server 2003
14 10 (1.95%) Ubuntu
15 9 (1.76%) Windows 8
16 8 (1.56%) Embedded Linux
16 8 (1.56%) Windows Vista
17 5 (0.98%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (20.31%) Software Engineering
2 86 (16.80%) OO
3 72 (14.06%) ITIL
4 65 (12.70%) E-Commerce
5 48 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
6 47 (9.18%) Multithreading
7 41 (8.01%) Problem Management
8 30 (5.86%) MVC
9 29 (5.66%) Release Management
10 24 (4.69%) Disaster Recovery
11 23 (4.49%) Performance Tuning
12 20 (3.91%) Time Management
13 19 (3.71%) Capacity Planning
13 19 (3.71%) Technical Analysis
14 18 (3.52%) Incident Management
15 17 (3.32%) Product Management
16 16 (3.13%) Test Automation
16 16 (3.13%) TDD
16 16 (3.13%) Web Development
16 16 (3.13%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 219 (42.77%) SQL
2 210 (41.02%) Java
3 116 (22.66%) C++
4 113 (22.07%) C
5 101 (19.73%) JavaScript
6 66 (12.89%) C#
7 62 (12.11%) Python
8 60 (11.72%) Shell Script
9 58 (11.33%) Perl
10 44 (8.59%) PHP
11 41 (8.01%) Bash Shell
12 40 (7.81%) PL/SQL
13 20 (3.91%) XPath
14 10 (1.95%) T-SQL
15 9 (1.76%) Embedded C
16 7 (1.37%) Assembly Language
17 6 (1.17%) VB
18 5 (0.98%) Objective-C
18 5 (0.98%) Ruby
18 5 (0.98%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 129 (25.20%) Degree
2 21 (4.10%) Sun Certification
3 15 (2.93%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 14 (2.73%) Security Cleared
5 7 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (1.17%) VCP4
7 5 (0.98%) SC Cleared
7 5 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (0.98%) PhD
7 5 (0.98%) CCNP
8 4 (0.78%) CCNA
9 3 (0.59%) MCSE
9 3 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.59%) Oracle Certification
10 2 (0.39%) OCP
10 2 (0.39%) Linux+ Certification
10 2 (0.39%) MCSA
10 2 (0.39%) MCP
10 2 (0.39%) ISEB
10 2 (0.39%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (6.25%) SLA
2 22 (4.30%) QA
3 3 (0.59%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.20%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.20%) DO-178B
System Software
1 31 (6.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (5.47%) Active Directory
3 24 (4.69%) Firmware
4 15 (2.93%) Samba
4 15 (2.93%) NFS
5 12 (2.34%) VMware Server
6 11 (2.15%) Hyper-V
7 10 (1.95%) Oracle RAC
7 10 (1.95%) VirtualBox
8 8 (1.56%) Postfix
9 6 (1.17%) Oracle RMAN
9 6 (1.17%) vSphere
10 4 (0.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 4 (0.78%) KVM
10 4 (0.78%) Ceph
10 4 (0.78%) VMware ESX
10 4 (0.78%) Terminal Server
11 3 (0.59%) Terminal Services
11 3 (0.59%) Sendmail
11 3 (0.59%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 15 (2.93%) Puppet
2 12 (2.34%) Data Guard
2 12 (2.34%) Tivoli
3 7 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (1.17%) Opsview
4 6 (1.17%) Cacti
5 3 (0.59%) MOM
5 3 (0.59%) Control-M
6 2 (0.39%) Oracle Identity Management
6 2 (0.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.20%) cPanel
7 1 (0.20%) Ansible
7 1 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.20%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.20%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 1 (0.20%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 169 (33.01%) Oracle
2 90 (17.58%) Microsoft
3 59 (11.52%) IBM
4 46 (8.98%) Red Hat
5 44 (8.59%) VMware
6 31 (6.05%) Sun
7 18 (3.52%) Cisco
8 16 (3.13%) HP
9 15 (2.93%) Sybase
10 11 (2.15%) Citrix
11 10 (1.95%) Interwoven
11 10 (1.95%) NetApp
12 9 (1.76%) Google
13 8 (1.56%) Dell
14 7 (1.37%) Infor
14 7 (1.37%) EnterpriseDB
15 6 (1.17%) Veritas
16 5 (0.98%) Zend
16 5 (0.98%) Juniper
17 4 (0.78%) Adobe
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