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 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 15 19 18
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 228 268 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 11.84% 11.07% 10.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.11% 41.49% 38.26%
Number of salaries quoted 194 204 197
Median salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £32,150 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,950 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +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
484 646 677
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 25.13% 26.68% 28.41%
Number of salaries quoted 429 518 545
Median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,500 £21,050
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.73%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -14 45 £44,500 +11.25% 2
Hemel Hempstead +2 40 £47,500 +11.76% 3
Letchworth +10 21 £30,500 -23.75% 1
Welwyn Garden City +5 18 £47,500 -17.39% 2
Royston +3 17 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Stevenage +3 13 £70,000 +70.73% 4
Rickmansworth +23 9 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Cheshunt - 9 £55,000 -
Hertford - 7 £58,750 -
Borehamwood +17 6 £45,000 +91.48%
St Albans +7 4 £55,000 - 1
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 28 August 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.

1 176 (41.51%) Windows
2 118 (27.83%) Unix
3 117 (27.59%) Microsoft
4 104 (24.53%) SQL
5 85 (20.05%) Python
6 76 (17.92%) Firewall
7 74 (17.45%) VMware
8 72 (16.98%) Oracle
8 72 (16.98%) Perl
9 70 (16.51%) Active Directory
10 69 (16.27%) C
11 68 (16.04%) TCP/IP
11 68 (16.04%) Degree
12 67 (15.80%) Java
13 62 (14.62%) ITIL
14 61 (14.39%) SQL Server
14 61 (14.39%) Windows Server
15 59 (13.92%) C++
16 58 (13.68%) VPN
17 57 (13.44%) MS Excel
18 55 (12.97%) Apache
19 53 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
20 48 (11.32%) DNS
21 47 (11.08%) Cisco
21 47 (11.08%) DevOps
22 45 (10.61%) Puppet
22 45 (10.61%) Windows Server 2008
22 45 (10.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 44 (10.38%) Network Security
23 44 (10.38%) PostgreSQL

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 55 (12.97%) Apache
2 38 (8.96%) MS Exchange
3 25 (5.90%) WebSphere
4 20 (4.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 20 (4.72%) Exchange Server 2013
4 20 (4.72%) Tomcat
4 20 (4.72%) WebSphere Application Server
5 19 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2010
6 18 (4.25%) Exchange Server 2007
7 15 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2003
8 12 (2.83%) OpenStack
8 12 (2.83%) Skype for Business
9 7 (1.65%) nginx
10 5 (1.18%) CMS
10 5 (1.18%) IIS
10 5 (1.18%) WebLogic
11 4 (0.94%) Confluence
11 4 (0.94%) SharePoint
12 3 (0.71%) Tuxedo
13 2 (0.47%) WordPress
Applications
1 57 (13.44%) MS Excel
2 34 (8.02%) MS Office
3 4 (0.94%) GNU Octave
3 4 (0.94%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.94%) Simulink
4 1 (0.24%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 2 (0.47%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 29 (6.84%) Office 365
2 15 (3.54%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (3.30%) PaaS
4 12 (2.83%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.94%) IaaS
6 3 (0.71%) SaaS
7 2 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.47%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.24%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 76 (17.92%) Firewall
2 68 (16.04%) TCP/IP
3 58 (13.68%) VPN
4 48 (11.32%) DNS
5 44 (10.38%) Network Security
6 41 (9.67%) DHCP
7 32 (7.55%) LAN
8 31 (7.31%) WAN
9 29 (6.84%) Wireless
10 27 (6.37%) VLAN
11 25 (5.90%) Remote Desktop
12 21 (4.95%) SAN
13 20 (4.72%) SSH
14 19 (4.48%) NAS
15 18 (4.25%) DMZ
15 18 (4.25%) IPsec
16 17 (4.01%) SMTP
17 16 (3.77%) IMAP
17 16 (3.77%) SSL
17 16 (3.77%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (14.39%) SQL Server
2 44 (10.38%) PostgreSQL
3 39 (9.20%) MySQL
4 23 (5.42%) DB2
5 20 (4.72%) Oracle Database
6 14 (3.30%) Redis
7 8 (1.89%) Crystal Reports
7 8 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
7 8 (1.89%) Relational Database
8 5 (1.18%) Informix
8 5 (1.18%) Oracle Database 10g
8 5 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (1.18%) Oracle Database 12c
8 5 (1.18%) RDBMS
9 4 (0.94%) MS Access
9 4 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (0.71%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.71%) Oracle Exadata
10 3 (0.71%) Oracle9i Database
11 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 18 (4.25%) JIRA
2 17 (4.01%) Git (software)
3 15 (3.54%) GitLab
4 14 (3.30%) Subversion
5 11 (2.59%) Eclipse
6 9 (2.12%) Jenkins
7 5 (1.18%) Rational Application Developer
7 5 (1.18%) Selenium
8 4 (0.94%) SonarQube
8 4 (0.94%) Sonatype Nexus
9 3 (0.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (0.71%) Bitbucket
9 3 (0.71%) ClearCase
9 3 (0.71%) ClearQuest
9 3 (0.71%) FishEye
9 3 (0.71%) HP UFT
9 3 (0.71%) JUnit
9 3 (0.71%) Maven
9 3 (0.71%) Zephyr
10 2 (0.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 38 (8.96%) Finance
1 38 (8.96%) Retail
2 21 (4.95%) Electronics
3 15 (3.54%) Telecoms
4 11 (2.59%) Banking
5 9 (2.12%) Financial Institution
5 9 (2.12%) Front Office
6 6 (1.42%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.18%) Aerospace
7 5 (1.18%) Marketing
8 4 (0.94%) Back Office
8 4 (0.94%) Military
9 3 (0.71%) Advertising
9 3 (0.71%) Automotive
10 2 (0.47%) Law
10 2 (0.47%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.24%) Arabic Language
11 1 (0.24%) Games
11 1 (0.24%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 56 (13.21%) Analyst
1 56 (13.21%) Developer
2 55 (12.97%) Support Engineer
3 42 (9.91%) Linux Engineer
4 37 (8.73%) Administrator
5 28 (6.60%) Support Analyst
6 26 (6.13%) Linux Support
7 25 (5.90%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 25 (5.90%) Systems Administrator
8 23 (5.42%) Software Developer
8 23 (5.42%) Software Engineer
8 23 (5.42%) Systems Engineer
9 20 (4.72%) Linux Administrator
9 20 (4.72%) Linux Support Engineer
9 20 (4.72%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 19 (4.48%) Embedded Engineer
10 19 (4.48%) IT Engineer
11 18 (4.25%) DevOps Manager
11 18 (4.25%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 18 (4.25%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (7.08%) HTML
2 25 (5.90%) Middleware
3 24 (5.66%) LAMP
4 21 (4.95%) Web Services
5 19 (4.48%) J2EE
6 17 (4.01%) .NET
6 17 (4.01%) CSS
7 15 (3.54%) MAPI
8 14 (3.30%) WebSphere MQ
9 11 (2.59%) OpenGL
10 10 (2.36%) Ruby on Rails
10 10 (2.36%) Spring
11 9 (2.12%) LAPP Stack
11 9 (2.12%) Memcached
11 9 (2.12%) Qt
12 8 (1.89%) Hibernate
13 7 (1.65%) OpenGL ES
13 7 (1.65%) XML
14 6 (1.42%) DirectX
14 6 (1.42%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 37 (8.73%) Data Centre
2 28 (6.60%) Computer Science
2 28 (6.60%) Management Information System
3 25 (5.90%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (5.19%) Mathematics
5 20 (4.72%) Blackberry
5 20 (4.72%) Replication
6 16 (3.77%) PACS
7 15 (3.54%) Clustering
7 15 (3.54%) iPhone
7 15 (3.54%) PDA
8 14 (3.30%) iSeries
9 12 (2.83%) Algorithms
10 8 (1.89%) Device Driver
11 7 (1.65%) Driving Licence
11 7 (1.65%) Embedded Systems
11 7 (1.65%) Verilog
12 6 (1.42%) Cybercrime
12 6 (1.42%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 6 (1.42%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 176 (41.51%) Windows
2 118 (27.83%) Unix
3 61 (14.39%) Windows Server
4 45 (10.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 45 (10.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 34 (8.02%) Windows Server 2012
6 32 (7.55%) Android
6 32 (7.55%) Windows Server 2003
7 28 (6.60%) Windows 7
8 17 (4.01%) Windows 10
9 16 (3.77%) CentOS
10 15 (3.54%) Windows 8
10 15 (3.54%) Windows Vista
10 15 (3.54%) Windows XP
11 14 (3.30%) Solaris
11 14 (3.30%) zOS
12 13 (3.07%) Debian
13 12 (2.83%) Mac OS X
14 11 (2.59%) Ubuntu
15 7 (1.65%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (14.62%) ITIL
2 47 (11.08%) DevOps
3 41 (9.67%) Software Engineering
4 39 (9.20%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (8.96%) E-Commerce
6 33 (7.78%) Configuration Management
6 33 (7.78%) Service Management
7 25 (5.90%) Open Source
8 24 (5.66%) Information Security
9 22 (5.19%) Continuous Integration
9 22 (5.19%) Incident Management
9 22 (5.19%) Project Management
10 21 (4.95%) ITIL V3
11 20 (4.72%) Cybersecurity
11 20 (4.72%) High Availability
11 20 (4.72%) Scrum
11 20 (4.72%) Vulnerability Management
12 19 (4.48%) Network Management
13 18 (4.25%) Mentoring
13 18 (4.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 104 (24.53%) SQL
2 85 (20.05%) Python
3 72 (16.98%) Perl
4 69 (16.27%) C
5 67 (15.80%) Java
6 59 (13.92%) C++
7 40 (9.43%) Bash Shell
8 35 (8.25%) JavaScript
9 29 (6.84%) Shell Script
10 27 (6.37%) PHP
11 20 (4.72%) C#
11 20 (4.72%) Ruby
12 19 (4.48%) PowerShell
13 16 (3.77%) Embedded C
14 14 (3.30%) Embedded C++
15 9 (2.12%) VB
16 7 (1.65%) Assembly Language
17 6 (1.42%) Tcl
18 5 (1.18%) VB.NET
18 5 (1.18%) VBA
Qualifications
1 68 (16.04%) Degree
2 34 (8.02%) Security Cleared
3 24 (5.66%) CISSP
4 21 (4.95%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (4.48%) CCNP
5 19 (4.48%) CISM
5 19 (4.48%) SC Cleared
6 16 (3.77%) CEH
7 15 (3.54%) CCNA
8 11 (2.59%) RHCE
9 10 (2.36%) MCSE
9 10 (2.36%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (1.65%) CISA
10 7 (1.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (1.42%) CompTIA Security+
11 6 (1.42%) SANS
11 6 (1.42%) Security+ Certification
12 5 (1.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 5 (1.18%) MCP
12 5 (1.18%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (6.37%) PCI DSS
2 24 (5.66%) QA
3 16 (3.77%) SLA
4 15 (3.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (2.12%) ISO 8583
6 2 (0.47%) ECSS
7 1 (0.24%) SEPA
System Software
1 70 (16.51%) Active Directory
2 53 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (4.72%) Hyper-V
4 16 (3.77%) NFS
5 14 (3.30%) Terminal Services
6 12 (2.83%) VMware ESX
7 10 (2.36%) vSphere
8 9 (2.12%) Dovecot
8 9 (2.12%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (1.89%) Docker
10 7 (1.65%) Oracle RAC
11 5 (1.18%) iptables
11 5 (1.18%) KVM
12 4 (0.94%) Postfix
12 4 (0.94%) Samba
13 3 (0.71%) VMware Server
13 3 (0.71%) XenApp
14 2 (0.47%) Firmware
14 2 (0.47%) vCloud
15 1 (0.24%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 45 (10.61%) Puppet
2 21 (4.95%) HAProxy
3 16 (3.77%) Ansible
3 16 (3.77%) Backup Exec
4 11 (2.59%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (2.12%) Salt
5 9 (2.12%) SCCM
6 8 (1.89%) Nessus
7 6 (1.42%) Data Guard
7 6 (1.42%) QRadar
7 6 (1.42%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 4 (0.94%) FortiGate
8 4 (0.94%) Nagios
9 3 (0.71%) Nmap
9 3 (0.71%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (0.47%) BMC PATROL
10 2 (0.47%) HP Data Protector
10 2 (0.47%) Kubernetes
10 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Clustering
10 2 (0.47%) WSUS
Vendors
1 117 (27.59%) Microsoft
2 74 (17.45%) VMware
3 72 (16.98%) Oracle
4 47 (11.08%) Cisco
5 34 (8.02%) Red Hat
6 31 (7.31%) IBM
7 22 (5.19%) Sybase
8 20 (4.72%) Apple
8 20 (4.72%) CheckPoint
8 20 (4.72%) HP
9 18 (4.25%) Citrix
10 15 (3.54%) Draytek
10 15 (3.54%) Veeam
11 13 (3.07%) F5
12 9 (2.12%) Becrypt
13 8 (1.89%) Aruba
13 8 (1.89%) NetApp
14 6 (1.42%) 3PAR
14 6 (1.42%) SolarWinds
14 6 (1.42%) Symantec
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
ComputAppoint
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
ServerChoice
Salary: From £35,000 to £41,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Stevenage
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
KnownFour
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Hitchin
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Great Base + PERKS
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Imperative People
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Absolute Solution
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Pension, PHI, Flexible Working
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
TELSTRA Associates
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Omniledger Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Dependent on Experience
Posted: 9 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Epson Europe BV
Salary: Competitive Salary plus benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Watford
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Luxottica North Europe
Posted: 23 days ago
Hertfordshire
The DP Group Ltd
Posted: 10 days ago