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

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 22 19 12
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Permanent jobs citing Linux 194 224 289
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 9.01% 11.20% 14.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.33% 38.16% 48.41%
Number of salaries quoted 132 162 219
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £43,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +1.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,250 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £55,000 £57,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
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
534 587 597
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 24.81% 29.35% 30.37%
Number of salaries quoted 435 465 483
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £21,750 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £57,500
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 5 February 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 5 February 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
Watford -4 53 £52,500 +16.66%
Hemel Hempstead -4 34 £53,000 +112.00% 6
Borehamwood +1 15 £31,000 +20.38% 3
Potters Bar -4 9 £40,000 +83.90% 2
Stevenage +4 8 £40,000 +14.28%
Welwyn Garden City +4 6 £28,500 -5.00%
Harpenden - 4 £37,750 -
Hertford - 3 £28,500 -
St Albans -23 2 - -
Tring - 2 £35,250 -
Rickmansworth +7 1 £45,000 -5.26%
Royston +6 1 £55,000 +22.22%
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 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.

1 191 (46.25%) Windows
2 150 (36.32%) Unix
3 124 (30.02%) Java
4 114 (27.60%) SQL
5 103 (24.94%) C++
5 103 (24.94%) Oracle
6 97 (23.49%) VMware
7 94 (22.76%) C
8 90 (21.79%) Degree
9 85 (20.58%) Microsoft
10 77 (18.64%) HTML
11 73 (17.68%) Finance
12 69 (16.71%) Web Services
12 69 (16.71%) VMware Infrastructure
13 68 (16.46%) MySQL
14 67 (16.22%) ITIL
15 66 (15.98%) Computer Science
16 63 (15.25%) .NET
16 63 (15.25%) Perl
17 59 (14.29%) TCP/IP
18 58 (14.04%) Apache
19 56 (13.56%) JavaScript
19 56 (13.56%) Analytical Skills
20 55 (13.32%) SQL Server
21 54 (13.08%) DNS
22 53 (12.83%) WebSphere
23 52 (12.59%) IBM
23 52 (12.59%) Active Directory
23 52 (12.59%) C#
23 52 (12.59%) Firewall

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 (14.04%) Apache
2 53 (12.83%) WebSphere
3 49 (11.86%) Tomcat
4 33 (7.99%) WebSphere Application Server
5 27 (6.54%) MS Exchange
6 26 (6.30%) Apache ServiceMix
7 21 (5.08%) IIS
7 21 (5.08%) OpenEdge
8 20 (4.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 18 (4.36%) Exchange Server 2010
10 13 (3.15%) Exchange Server 2013
11 9 (2.18%) Exchange Server 2007
11 9 (2.18%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2003
12 4 (0.97%) GlassFish
12 4 (0.97%) JBoss
12 4 (0.97%) Joomla!
12 4 (0.97%) OpenStack
12 4 (0.97%) Oracle Workflow
12 4 (0.97%) SharePoint
Applications
1 44 (10.65%) MS Office
2 36 (8.72%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (0.97%) Magento
2 2 (0.48%) Maximo
2 2 (0.48%) Relativity
3 1 (0.24%) CA PPM
3 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 27 (6.54%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (5.33%) Office 365
3 16 (3.87%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (2.91%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (1.94%) SaaS
6 6 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.97%) IBM SmartCloud
8 3 (0.73%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (0.73%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (0.73%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.73%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (0.73%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.73%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 3 (0.73%) Google App Engine
8 3 (0.73%) Google Compute Engine
8 3 (0.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.48%) GitHub
9 2 (0.48%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 59 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 54 (13.08%) DNS
3 52 (12.59%) Firewall
4 36 (8.72%) WAN
5 35 (8.47%) DHCP
5 35 (8.47%) SAN
5 35 (8.47%) SSL
6 31 (7.51%) LAN
7 28 (6.78%) FTP
8 26 (6.30%) NAS
9 25 (6.05%) VPN
10 18 (4.36%) SSH
11 17 (4.12%) VLAN
12 15 (3.63%) OSPF
13 13 (3.15%) Internet
13 13 (3.15%) SMTP
14 11 (2.66%) VoIP
15 8 (1.94%) BGP
15 8 (1.94%) IMAP
15 8 (1.94%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (16.46%) MySQL
2 55 (13.32%) SQL Server
3 27 (6.54%) DB2
4 26 (6.30%) Relational Database
5 24 (5.81%) PostgreSQL
5 24 (5.81%) RDBMS
6 16 (3.87%) SQL Server 2005
7 15 (3.63%) Oracle Database
8 13 (3.15%) Informix
9 11 (2.66%) Crystal Reports
9 11 (2.66%) MongoDB
10 10 (2.42%) Oracle Reports
11 8 (1.94%) Sybase IQ
12 6 (1.45%) Amazon RDS
13 5 (1.21%) NoSQL
13 5 (1.21%) SQL Server 2012
14 4 (0.97%) Apache Cassandra
14 4 (0.97%) Oracle Database 10g
14 4 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 3 (0.73%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 19 (4.60%) Git (software)
2 12 (2.91%) Eclipse
3 9 (2.18%) Maven
4 8 (1.94%) Gradle
4 8 (1.94%) JIRA
4 8 (1.94%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (1.69%) Jenkins
6 6 (1.45%) HP UFT
6 6 (1.45%) Selenium
7 5 (1.21%) Cucumber
8 4 (0.97%) Rational Application Developer
8 4 (0.97%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.48%) Ant
9 2 (0.48%) JUnit
9 2 (0.48%) Log4j
9 2 (0.48%) NetBeans
9 2 (0.48%) SoapUI
9 2 (0.48%) Subversion
9 2 (0.48%) Toad
9 2 (0.48%) WebSpeed
General
1 73 (17.68%) Finance
2 33 (7.99%) Retail
3 32 (7.75%) Banking
4 20 (4.84%) Games
5 18 (4.36%) Arabic Language
5 18 (4.36%) Russian Language
6 11 (2.66%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.45%) Electronics
8 5 (1.21%) Marketing
8 5 (1.21%) Publishing
9 4 (0.97%) Automotive
10 2 (0.48%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.48%) Law
10 2 (0.48%) Legal
10 2 (0.48%) Military
11 1 (0.24%) Advertising
11 1 (0.24%) Back Office
11 1 (0.24%) Front Office
11 1 (0.24%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 104 (25.18%) Developer
2 48 (11.62%) Administrator
3 40 (9.69%) Analyst
3 40 (9.69%) Systems Administrator
4 38 (9.20%) Software Engineer
5 37 (8.96%) Java Developer
5 37 (8.96%) Support Engineer
6 32 (7.75%) Linux Engineer
7 31 (7.51%) Programmer
8 30 (7.26%) Linux Administrator
8 30 (7.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 29 (7.02%) Senior Developer
10 28 (6.78%) Applications Support
11 25 (6.05%) Linux Support
12 21 (5.08%) Embedded Engineer
12 21 (5.08%) OpenEdge Developer
12 21 (5.08%) Progress Developer
12 21 (5.08%) Senior Progress Developer
13 18 (4.36%) C Programmer
13 18 (4.36%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (18.64%) HTML
2 69 (16.71%) Web Services
3 63 (15.25%) .NET
4 46 (11.14%) XML
5 44 (10.65%) CSS
6 39 (9.44%) LAMP
7 30 (7.26%) AngularJS
8 26 (6.30%) WebSphere MQ
9 25 (6.05%) jQuery
10 23 (5.57%) J2EE
11 21 (5.08%) Kendo UI
12 19 (4.60%) JSP
13 18 (4.36%) Spring
14 17 (4.12%) Hibernate
15 15 (3.63%) JDBC
16 14 (3.39%) Qt
17 13 (3.15%) HTML5
18 12 (2.91%) .NET Framework
18 12 (2.91%) Middleware
19 10 (2.42%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 66 (15.98%) Computer Science
2 56 (13.56%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (7.02%) Data Centre
3 29 (7.02%) Replication
4 25 (6.05%) Client/Server
5 24 (5.81%) Embedded Systems
6 21 (5.08%) Clustering
6 21 (5.08%) N-Tier
7 20 (4.84%) Blackberry
8 16 (3.87%) Hybrid Cloud
9 15 (3.63%) Chemistry
9 15 (3.63%) Fat Client
9 15 (3.63%) Thin Client
10 12 (2.91%) Fintech
11 9 (2.18%) Management Information System
12 6 (1.45%) Visualisation
13 5 (1.21%) Algorithms
13 5 (1.21%) HP StoreVirtual
13 5 (1.21%) User Experience
14 4 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 191 (46.25%) Windows
2 150 (36.32%) Unix
3 50 (12.11%) Windows Server
4 40 (9.69%) AIX
5 38 (9.20%) Android
6 33 (7.99%) Apple iOS
7 32 (7.75%) Windows Server 2008
8 26 (6.30%) Embedded Linux
9 23 (5.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 22 (5.33%) Windows Server 2012
11 19 (4.60%) Solaris
12 17 (4.12%) HPUX
13 11 (2.66%) CentOS
13 11 (2.66%) Windows Server 2003
14 10 (2.42%) Windows 7
14 10 (2.42%) Windows 8
14 10 (2.42%) Windows XP
15 9 (2.18%) Mac OS X
15 9 (2.18%) Ubuntu
16 6 (1.45%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (16.22%) ITIL
2 43 (10.41%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (10.41%) Software Engineering
3 40 (9.69%) Time Management
4 27 (6.54%) MVC
4 27 (6.54%) Problem Management
5 26 (6.30%) Mentoring
6 25 (6.05%) Configuration Management
6 25 (6.05%) DevOps
7 24 (5.81%) Presales
8 23 (5.57%) Document Management
9 21 (5.08%) Test Scripting
10 20 (4.84%) E-Commerce
11 19 (4.60%) OO
12 18 (4.36%) Line Management
12 18 (4.36%) Open Source
12 18 (4.36%) Performance Tuning
12 18 (4.36%) Product Management
12 18 (4.36%) Project Management
12 18 (4.36%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 124 (30.02%) Java
2 114 (27.60%) SQL
3 103 (24.94%) C++
4 94 (22.76%) C
5 63 (15.25%) Perl
6 56 (13.56%) JavaScript
7 52 (12.59%) C#
8 51 (12.35%) Python
9 50 (12.11%) PHP
10 49 (11.86%) Bash Shell
11 47 (11.38%) Shell Script
12 21 (5.08%) OpenEdge ABL
12 21 (5.08%) Progress 4GL
13 20 (4.84%) Embedded C++
14 17 (4.12%) VB
15 15 (3.63%) Embedded C
15 15 (3.63%) T-SQL
16 12 (2.91%) PL/SQL
17 10 (2.42%) PowerShell
17 10 (2.42%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 90 (21.79%) Degree
2 23 (5.57%) Security Cleared
3 14 (3.39%) SC Cleared
4 13 (3.15%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (2.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 10 (2.42%) CCNA
7 9 (2.18%) CCNP
7 9 (2.18%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (1.94%) BPSS Clearance
8 8 (1.94%) MCSE
9 7 (1.69%) CISSP
10 6 (1.45%) MCSA
11 5 (1.21%) GCIA
11 5 (1.21%) GCIH
11 5 (1.21%) SSCP
12 4 (0.97%) CCIE
12 4 (0.97%) SANS
13 2 (0.48%) CISM
13 2 (0.48%) EnCE
13 2 (0.48%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (9.93%) SLA
2 20 (4.84%) QA
3 12 (2.91%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.73%) ISO 8583
5 3 (0.73%) ISO20022
6 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 69 (16.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 52 (12.59%) Active Directory
3 24 (5.81%) vSphere
4 19 (4.60%) VMware ESXi
5 16 (3.87%) Hyper-V
5 16 (3.87%) Sendmail
6 14 (3.39%) Terminal Services
7 13 (3.15%) VMware ESX
7 13 (3.15%) Xen
8 12 (2.91%) Postfix
8 12 (2.91%) qmail
9 8 (1.94%) iptables
10 6 (1.45%) XenApp
11 5 (1.21%) Firmware
12 4 (0.97%) Ceph
12 4 (0.97%) Varnish
13 3 (0.73%) Docker
13 3 (0.73%) vCloud
14 2 (0.48%) NFS
14 2 (0.48%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 27 (6.54%) Puppet
2 13 (3.15%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (2.91%) Plesk
4 7 (1.69%) Nagios
5 6 (1.45%) Ansible
5 6 (1.45%) Nessus
6 4 (0.97%) Backup Exec
6 4 (0.97%) Cacti
6 4 (0.97%) cPanel
6 4 (0.97%) Salt
6 4 (0.97%) SCCM
6 4 (0.97%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (0.73%) Data Guard
7 3 (0.73%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (0.48%) BMC PATROL
8 2 (0.48%) EnCase
8 2 (0.48%) FortiGate
8 2 (0.48%) FTK
8 2 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.48%) vMotion
Vendors
1 103 (24.94%) Oracle
2 97 (23.49%) VMware
3 85 (20.58%) Microsoft
4 52 (12.59%) IBM
5 45 (10.90%) Cisco
6 33 (7.99%) Red Hat
7 32 (7.75%) HP
8 28 (6.78%) Apple
9 21 (5.08%) Citrix
9 21 (5.08%) Progress
10 16 (3.87%) Fujitsu
10 16 (3.87%) SonicWALL
11 12 (2.91%) Google
12 11 (2.66%) Sybase
13 8 (1.94%) Dell
14 7 (1.69%) Intel
15 5 (1.21%) 3PAR
16 4 (0.97%) PeopleSoft
16 4 (0.97%) SaltStack
16 4 (0.97%) Sun
Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Shares, Pension, Health
Posted: 15 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £53,000 to £59,000 per annum 53K basic + 6K commission + 12% pens
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £36000 per annum + Training and Career Progression!
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Epson Europe BV
Salary: Competitive Salary plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £20,000 to £32,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Linux Recruit
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
Evercom
Posted: 4 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Executive Resource Group
Salary: £50k - 55k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
StarBase
Posted: 5 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
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Posted: 5 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 60,000 + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
IQ Telecom
Salary: £23000.0000 - £28000.0000 per annum + 30% Shift allowance
Posted: 12 days ago
Hertfordshire
Parc Ellis
Salary: 45-55K + Bene
Posted: 13 days ago
Hertfordshire
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago