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 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 17 17 15
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 219 286 316
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 9.69% 12.46% 12.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.49% 36.53% 41.47%
Number of salaries quoted 151 220 234
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,900 £28,700
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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
569 783 762
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 25.17% 34.10% 30.46%
Number of salaries quoted 435 612 635
Average salary £33,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,850 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%

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 April 2016.

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 April 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
(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
Hemel Hempstead +5 46 £46,750 +6.25% 4
Watford -14 33 £40,000 -15.78% 3
Welwyn Garden City +18 19 £41,500 +23.88% 4
Borehamwood 0 16 £25,000 -7.40% 1
Hertford - 11 £60,000 -
Stevenage +1 7 £53,750 +43.33% 2
Potters Bar +3 4 £53,750 +147.12%
Harpenden - 4 £38,000 -
Letchworth -6 3 £40,000 -40.74%
Kings Langley - 3 £50,000 - 2
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 171 (42.75%) Windows
2 131 (32.75%) Unix
3 116 (29.00%) VMware
4 108 (27.00%) Microsoft
5 101 (25.25%) Java
6 97 (24.25%) Firewall
7 96 (24.00%) Degree
8 92 (23.00%) SQL
9 89 (22.25%) C++
10 88 (22.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 87 (21.75%) DNS
12 86 (21.50%) TCP/IP
13 79 (19.75%) Oracle
13 79 (19.75%) SQL Server
14 77 (19.25%) Cisco
15 76 (19.00%) C
15 76 (19.00%) Perl
16 71 (17.75%) Windows Server
17 69 (17.25%) Active Directory
18 68 (17.00%) MS Excel
19 61 (15.25%) DHCP
19 61 (15.25%) Android
20 60 (15.00%) Bash Shell
20 60 (15.00%) Computer Science
21 59 (14.75%) MS Office
21 59 (14.75%) Analytical Skills
22 58 (14.50%) MS Exchange
22 58 (14.50%) Apple
23 57 (14.25%) VPN
24 56 (14.00%) SAN

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 58 (14.50%) MS Exchange
2 50 (12.50%) Apache
2 50 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 43 (10.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 43 (10.75%) WebSphere
4 41 (10.25%) Tomcat
5 38 (9.50%) Exchange Server 2013
6 32 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 30 (7.50%) WebSphere Application Server
8 23 (5.75%) Exchange Server 2003
9 17 (4.25%) Apache ServiceMix
10 15 (3.75%) OpenEdge
11 10 (2.50%) IIS
12 9 (2.25%) CMS
13 8 (2.00%) OpenStack
13 8 (2.00%) WebLogic
14 7 (1.75%) SharePoint
15 6 (1.50%) nginx
16 4 (1.00%) Moodle
16 4 (1.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 68 (17.00%) MS Excel
2 59 (14.75%) MS Office
3 2 (0.50%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.00%) Magento
2 2 (0.50%) Relativity
3 1 (0.25%) Maximo
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 38 (9.50%) Office 365
2 27 (6.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (4.00%) Google Cloud Platform
5 10 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (1.75%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 7 (1.75%) Google App Engine
6 7 (1.75%) Google Compute Engine
7 4 (1.00%) IBM SmartCloud
8 3 (0.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (0.75%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (0.75%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.75%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (0.75%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.75%) PaaS
8 3 (0.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.50%) GitHub
9 2 (0.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 97 (24.25%) Firewall
2 87 (21.75%) DNS
3 86 (21.50%) TCP/IP
4 61 (15.25%) DHCP
5 57 (14.25%) VPN
6 56 (14.00%) SAN
7 54 (13.50%) NAS
7 54 (13.50%) SSL
8 43 (10.75%) WAN
9 41 (10.25%) LAN
10 38 (9.50%) VLAN
11 30 (7.50%) SMTP
12 28 (7.00%) IMAP
13 27 (6.75%) Wireless
14 26 (6.50%) DMZ
15 22 (5.50%) Internet
15 22 (5.50%) OSPF
16 21 (5.25%) FTP
17 18 (4.50%) SSH
18 15 (3.75%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (19.75%) SQL Server
2 42 (10.50%) MySQL
3 23 (5.75%) DB2
4 21 (5.25%) SQL Server 2005
5 13 (3.25%) Oracle Database
5 13 (3.25%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (3.25%) Relational Database
6 12 (3.00%) Oracle Reports
6 12 (3.00%) RDBMS
7 10 (2.50%) Amazon RDS
8 6 (1.50%) Sybase IQ
9 5 (1.25%) Informix
10 4 (1.00%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (1.00%) Jackrabbit
10 4 (1.00%) MS Access
10 4 (1.00%) NoSQL
11 3 (0.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 3 (0.75%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (0.50%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.50%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 13 (3.25%) Subversion
2 12 (3.00%) Eclipse
2 12 (3.00%) HP UFT
3 9 (2.25%) Git (software)
4 8 (2.00%) Selenium
5 7 (1.75%) Cucumber
5 7 (1.75%) Rational Application Developer
6 5 (1.25%) Jenkins
6 5 (1.25%) LoadRunner
7 4 (1.00%) Ant
7 4 (1.00%) JUnit
7 4 (1.00%) Log4j
7 4 (1.00%) Mercurial
7 4 (1.00%) Mockito
8 3 (0.75%) JIRA
9 2 (0.50%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.25%) JMeter
10 1 (0.25%) NetBeans
10 1 (0.25%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.25%) TestNG
General
1 51 (12.75%) Finance
2 44 (11.00%) Retail
3 24 (6.00%) Games
4 21 (5.25%) Banking
5 19 (4.75%) Electronics
6 16 (4.00%) Arabic Language
6 16 (4.00%) Russian Language
7 15 (3.75%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.75%) Marketing
9 6 (1.50%) Financial Institution
10 5 (1.25%) Military
11 4 (1.00%) Automotive
12 3 (0.75%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.50%) Front Office
13 2 (0.50%) Law
13 2 (0.50%) Legal
13 2 (0.50%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.25%) Back Office
14 1 (0.25%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 64 (16.00%) Developer
2 51 (12.75%) Support Engineer
3 49 (12.25%) Administrator
4 39 (9.75%) Systems Administrator
5 35 (8.75%) Software Engineer
6 34 (8.50%) Analyst
6 34 (8.50%) Linux Administrator
6 34 (8.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 33 (8.25%) IT Engineer
8 30 (7.50%) IT Support
9 29 (7.25%) Applications Support
10 27 (6.75%) IT Support Engineer
11 25 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
12 21 (5.25%) Embedded Engineer
13 20 (5.00%) C++ Software Engineer
14 19 (4.75%) Senior Support Engineer
15 18 (4.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
15 18 (4.50%) Linux Engineer
15 18 (4.50%) Systems Support
16 17 (4.25%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (13.75%) HTML
2 53 (13.25%) Web Services
3 47 (11.75%) .NET
4 39 (9.75%) CSS
5 32 (8.00%) LAMP
6 29 (7.25%) XML
7 24 (6.00%) AngularJS
8 23 (5.75%) MAPI
9 22 (5.50%) J2EE
10 18 (4.50%) Middleware
10 18 (4.50%) WebSphere MQ
11 16 (4.00%) jQuery
12 15 (3.75%) Kendo UI
13 12 (3.00%) Django
14 11 (2.75%) EJB
14 11 (2.75%) JSP
14 11 (2.75%) Servlets
15 9 (2.25%) .NET Framework
15 9 (2.25%) JDBC
15 9 (2.25%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 60 (15.00%) Computer Science
2 59 (14.75%) Analytical Skills
3 50 (12.50%) Blackberry
4 49 (12.25%) Replication
5 27 (6.75%) Clustering
5 27 (6.75%) Hybrid Cloud
6 23 (5.75%) iPhone
6 23 (5.75%) PDA
7 22 (5.50%) Management Information System
8 21 (5.25%) Data Centre
8 21 (5.25%) Fat Client
8 21 (5.25%) Thin Client
9 18 (4.50%) Embedded Systems
10 15 (3.75%) Client/Server
10 15 (3.75%) N-Tier
11 12 (3.00%) Mathematics
12 10 (2.50%) Algorithms
13 9 (2.25%) HP StoreVirtual
14 7 (1.75%) Xbox
15 6 (1.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 171 (42.75%) Windows
2 131 (32.75%) Unix
3 71 (17.75%) Windows Server
4 61 (15.25%) Android
5 54 (13.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 36 (9.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 33 (8.25%) Apple iOS
8 32 (8.00%) Windows 7
9 31 (7.75%) Windows Server 2012
10 28 (7.00%) Windows 10
11 24 (6.00%) Windows 8
11 24 (6.00%) Windows XP
12 23 (5.75%) Windows Vista
13 21 (5.25%) AIX
13 21 (5.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 17 (4.25%) Solaris
15 16 (4.00%) CentOS
15 16 (4.00%) Embedded Linux
16 14 (3.50%) Debian
17 11 (2.75%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (11.50%) ITIL
2 44 (11.00%) Software Engineering
3 43 (10.75%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (10.00%) Time Management
5 32 (8.00%) Mentoring
6 30 (7.50%) Project Management
7 24 (6.00%) DevOps
7 24 (6.00%) MVC
8 23 (5.75%) Configuration Management
9 22 (5.50%) Presales
9 22 (5.50%) Problem Management
9 22 (5.50%) Software Testing
10 20 (5.00%) E-Commerce
11 19 (4.75%) Line Management
12 18 (4.50%) Document Management
12 18 (4.50%) OO
12 18 (4.50%) Product Management
13 17 (4.25%) Automated Testing
13 17 (4.25%) CRM
13 17 (4.25%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 101 (25.25%) Java
2 92 (23.00%) SQL
3 89 (22.25%) C++
4 76 (19.00%) C
4 76 (19.00%) Perl
5 60 (15.00%) Bash Shell
6 51 (12.75%) Python
7 47 (11.75%) PHP
8 45 (11.25%) JavaScript
9 38 (9.50%) C#
10 30 (7.50%) Shell Script
11 26 (6.50%) Embedded C++
12 24 (6.00%) Embedded C
13 17 (4.25%) VB
14 16 (4.00%) Ruby
15 15 (3.75%) OpenEdge ABL
15 15 (3.75%) Progress 4GL
15 15 (3.75%) VBA
16 14 (3.50%) PowerShell
17 11 (2.75%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 96 (24.00%) Degree
2 27 (6.75%) Security Cleared
3 22 (5.50%) SC Cleared
4 14 (3.50%) MCSE
4 14 (3.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (3.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 12 (3.00%) CCNP
6 12 (3.00%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (2.50%) MCSA
8 9 (2.25%) CCIE
9 8 (2.00%) CISSP
9 8 (2.00%) PhD
9 8 (2.00%) RHCE
10 7 (1.75%) CCNA
11 5 (1.25%) GCIA
11 5 (1.25%) GCIH
11 5 (1.25%) SSCP
12 4 (1.00%) MCP
12 4 (1.00%) Sun Certification
13 3 (0.75%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (12.25%) SLA
2 22 (5.50%) QA
3 18 (4.50%) PCI DSS
4 9 (2.25%) ISO 8583
5 5 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.75%) ISO20022
System Software
1 88 (22.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 69 (17.25%) Active Directory
3 39 (9.75%) Hyper-V
4 33 (8.25%) vSphere
5 32 (8.00%) VMware ESXi
6 20 (5.00%) Terminal Services
7 19 (4.75%) NFS
8 17 (4.25%) Sendmail
9 15 (3.75%) Postfix
10 13 (3.25%) Xen
11 12 (3.00%) qmail
12 9 (2.25%) XenApp
13 7 (1.75%) Ceph
13 7 (1.75%) VMware Server
14 6 (1.50%) iptables
15 5 (1.25%) Varnish
15 5 (1.25%) VMware ESX
16 4 (1.00%) Docker
17 3 (0.75%) VirtualBox
18 2 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 29 (7.25%) Puppet
2 23 (5.75%) Backup Exec
3 12 (3.00%) Plesk
4 8 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (1.75%) Nagios
6 6 (1.50%) Data Guard
6 6 (1.50%) Nessus
6 6 (1.50%) Salt
7 5 (1.25%) cPanel
7 5 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (1.25%) HP SiteScope
7 5 (1.25%) WSUS
8 4 (1.00%) Cacti
8 4 (1.00%) FortiGate
9 3 (0.75%) Nmap
10 2 (0.50%) Ansible
10 2 (0.50%) HAProxy
10 2 (0.50%) HP Data Protector
10 2 (0.50%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (0.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 116 (29.00%) VMware
2 108 (27.00%) Microsoft
3 79 (19.75%) Oracle
4 77 (19.25%) Cisco
5 58 (14.50%) Apple
6 48 (12.00%) HP
7 47 (11.75%) IBM
8 36 (9.00%) Red Hat
9 27 (6.75%) Fujitsu
9 27 (6.75%) SonicWALL
10 23 (5.75%) Draytek
11 20 (5.00%) Citrix
12 16 (4.00%) Google
13 15 (3.75%) Progress
13 15 (3.75%) Veeam
14 13 (3.25%) Dell
15 10 (2.50%) F5
16 8 (2.00%) CheckPoint
16 8 (2.00%) NetApp
17 7 (1.75%) Sun
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
CBS butler
Salary: Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Royston, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kings Langley, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £47500 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, BUPA, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Kings Langley, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Shares, Pension + more!
Posted: 4 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Imperative People
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Company Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: Competitive Salary plus excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Shares, Pension, Health
Posted: 5 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Shares, Pension, Health
Posted: 5 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Ltd
Salary: £Excellent salary + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado Technology
Salary: £Competitive + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Watford
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + options + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Watford
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + options + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Omniledger Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £20,000 per annum Dependent on Experience
Posted: 24 days ago
Hertfordshire
StarBase
Posted: 25 days ago