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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 19 19 17
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 232 202 348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 9.87% 10.22% 11.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.94% 34.71% 37.14%
Number of salaries quoted 188 149 262
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £56,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
664 582 937
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 28.26% 29.44% 30.37%
Number of salaries quoted 529 449 761
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -7.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014. 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 +3 86 £42,500 +6.25% 9
St Albans -5 20 £45,000 -2.70% 2
Hitchin 0 17 £50,000 +42.85% 3
Hemel Hempstead +1 14 £48,750 +25.80% 2
Rickmansworth - 13 £45,000 -
Welwyn Garden City -12 10 £30,000 -38.46% 1
Bishop's Stortford +1 8 £50,000 +33.33%
Royston 0 8 £36,250 -9.37%
Letchworth -2 3 £22,500 -25.00%
Stevenage -3 2 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Borehamwood -7 1 £40,000 +66.66%
Hoddesdon - 1 £45,000 -
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

1 234 (49.89%) UNIX
2 173 (36.89%) Java
3 163 (34.75%) Finance
4 162 (34.54%) Oracle
5 161 (34.33%) SQL
6 153 (32.62%) Windows
7 130 (27.72%) Degree
8 103 (21.96%) Microsoft
9 97 (20.68%) Computer Science
10 94 (20.04%) Software Engineering
11 91 (19.40%) C
12 90 (19.19%) MySQL
13 89 (18.98%) Tomcat
14 86 (18.34%) Retail
15 84 (17.91%) E-Commerce
16 82 (17.48%) OO
17 80 (17.06%) JavaScript
18 78 (16.63%) C++
18 78 (16.63%) HTML
19 76 (16.20%) J2EE
20 75 (15.99%) Python
21 74 (15.78%) HTTP
22 72 (15.35%) Relational Database
23 71 (15.14%) C#
24 70 (14.93%) AIX
25 69 (14.71%) Solaris
26 68 (14.50%) VMware
27 67 (14.29%) Apache
28 66 (14.07%) Internet
28 66 (14.07%) Shell Script

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 89 (18.98%) Tomcat
2 67 (14.29%) Apache
3 58 (12.37%) WebSphere
4 49 (10.45%) WebSphere Application Server
5 43 (9.17%) IIS
6 37 (7.89%) MQSeries
7 35 (7.46%) IBM HTTP Server
8 24 (5.12%) Lync
9 22 (4.69%) GlassFish
10 18 (3.84%) JBoss
11 16 (3.41%) SharePoint
12 15 (3.20%) MS Exchange
13 11 (2.35%) CMS
13 11 (2.35%) Node.js
14 9 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
14 9 (1.92%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 9 (1.92%) WebLogic
14 9 (1.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 9 (1.92%) Tuxedo
15 6 (1.28%) Drupal
Applications
1 48 (10.23%) MS Office
2 27 (5.76%) MS Excel
3 7 (1.49%) Mingle
4 3 (0.64%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.43%) MS Project
6 1 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (1.71%) Agresso
1 8 (1.71%) Dynamics CRM
1 8 (1.71%) Magento
2 6 (1.28%) Tridion
2 6 (1.28%) RiskWrite
3 3 (0.64%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.64%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 34 (7.25%) PaaS
2 19 (4.05%) SaaS
3 15 (3.20%) IaaS
4 14 (2.99%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (1.92%) Google App Engine
7 8 (1.71%) Google Compute Engine
8 6 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
9 5 (1.07%) Office 365
10 4 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.21%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 74 (15.78%) HTTP
2 66 (14.07%) Internet
3 50 (10.66%) DNS
4 40 (8.53%) FTP
5 39 (8.32%) Firewall
6 29 (6.18%) LAN
6 29 (6.18%) SAN
7 28 (5.97%) WAN
7 28 (5.97%) DHCP
8 25 (5.33%) TCP/IP
9 24 (5.12%) VoIP
10 17 (3.62%) SSH
11 15 (3.20%) VPN
12 14 (2.99%) Wireless
13 11 (2.35%) VLAN
13 11 (2.35%) PuTTY
13 11 (2.35%) WinSCP
13 11 (2.35%) LDAP
14 10 (2.13%) SSL
15 9 (1.92%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (19.19%) MySQL
2 72 (15.35%) Relational Database
3 56 (11.94%) DB2
4 55 (11.73%) SQL Server
5 46 (9.81%) NoSQL
6 43 (9.17%) RDBMS
7 27 (5.76%) PostgreSQL
7 27 (5.76%) Apache Cassandra
7 27 (5.76%) Oracle Database
8 26 (5.54%) MongoDB
9 18 (3.84%) Hadoop
9 18 (3.84%) BigTable
10 7 (1.49%) RavenDB
10 7 (1.49%) Neo4j
10 7 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (1.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (1.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (1.07%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 26 (5.54%) Git (software)
2 23 (4.90%) JUnit
3 22 (4.69%) Eclipse
3 22 (4.69%) Subversion
4 15 (3.20%) Ant
4 15 (3.20%) Rational Application Developer
5 14 (2.99%) Maven
5 14 (2.99%) JIRA
6 13 (2.77%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 12 (2.56%) TeamCity
8 11 (2.35%) Toad
9 10 (2.13%) Log4j
10 9 (1.92%) Jenkins
11 7 (1.49%) Octopus Deploy
11 7 (1.49%) NUnit
11 7 (1.49%) Visual Studio
11 7 (1.49%) MSTest
12 4 (0.85%) Hudson
13 3 (0.64%) PROIV
14 2 (0.43%) PowerBuilder
General
1 163 (34.75%) Finance
2 86 (18.34%) Retail
3 51 (10.87%) Manufacturing
4 40 (8.53%) Games
5 30 (6.40%) Banking
6 20 (4.26%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.71%) Online Betting
8 7 (1.49%) Marketing
9 4 (0.85%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.64%) Back Office
10 3 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.64%) Billing
11 1 (0.21%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.21%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 151 (32.20%) Developer
2 78 (16.63%) Analyst
3 62 (13.22%) Support Analyst
4 60 (12.79%) Java Developer
5 55 (11.73%) Software Engineer
5 55 (11.73%) Software Developer
6 50 (10.66%) Administrator
7 41 (8.74%) Systems Administrator
8 36 (7.68%) Senior Developer
9 31 (6.61%) Architect
10 30 (6.40%) Linux Administrator
11 28 (5.97%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 26 (5.54%) Operations Analyst
12 26 (5.54%) Operations Support Analyst
13 25 (5.33%) Java Software Engineer
14 24 (5.12%) Senior Software Engineer
14 24 (5.12%) PHP Developer
14 24 (5.12%) Java Software Developer
15 23 (4.90%) Applications Support
16 22 (4.69%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (16.63%) HTML
2 76 (16.20%) J2EE
3 57 (12.15%) XML
4 51 (10.87%) CSS
5 45 (9.59%) Middleware
6 44 (9.38%) Web Services
7 40 (8.53%) JDBC
8 36 (7.68%) SOAP
9 32 (6.82%) JSP
10 31 (6.61%) LAMP
11 25 (5.33%) Struts
12 24 (5.12%) .NET
12 24 (5.12%) REST
13 21 (4.48%) ASP.NET
14 20 (4.26%) jQuery
15 18 (3.84%) Symfony
15 18 (3.84%) Servlets
15 18 (3.84%) EJB
16 17 (3.62%) XHTML
16 17 (3.62%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 97 (20.68%) Computer Science
2 61 (13.01%) Analytical Skills
3 44 (9.38%) Algorithms
4 23 (4.90%) Artificial Intelligence
5 22 (4.69%) Open Source
6 19 (4.05%) Management Information System
7 14 (2.99%) Clustering
8 13 (2.77%) Replication
9 11 (2.35%) Visualisation
9 11 (2.35%) Mathematics
10 10 (2.13%) Web 2.0
11 9 (1.92%) PKI
11 9 (1.92%) Online Games
12 7 (1.49%) User Experience
13 6 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (1.28%) IVR
14 5 (1.07%) Physics
15 4 (0.85%) Statistics
15 4 (0.85%) Mobile App
15 4 (0.85%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 234 (49.89%) UNIX
2 153 (32.62%) Windows
3 70 (14.93%) AIX
4 69 (14.71%) Solaris
5 34 (7.25%) Android
5 34 (7.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 31 (6.61%) Apple iOS
7 28 (5.97%) CentOS
7 28 (5.97%) HPUX
8 15 (3.20%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (2.77%) Ubuntu
11 11 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (1.92%) Embedded Linux
12 9 (1.92%) Debian
13 4 (0.85%) Windows 7
14 3 (0.64%) OpenBSD
14 3 (0.64%) FreeBSD
15 2 (0.43%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.43%) uClinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (20.04%) Software Engineering
2 84 (17.91%) E-Commerce
3 82 (17.48%) OO
4 62 (13.22%) Multithreading
5 61 (13.01%) ITIL
6 47 (10.02%) Agile Software Development
7 34 (7.25%) MVC
8 25 (5.33%) Content Management
9 24 (5.12%) TDD
10 23 (4.90%) Problem Management
11 18 (3.84%) Web Development
11 18 (3.84%) Disaster Recovery
12 16 (3.41%) UML
12 16 (3.41%) OOP
12 16 (3.41%) Release Management
12 16 (3.41%) Capacity Planning
12 16 (3.41%) Performance Tuning
13 15 (3.20%) Change Management
14 13 (2.77%) Scrum
14 13 (2.77%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 173 (36.89%) Java
2 161 (34.33%) SQL
3 91 (19.40%) C
4 80 (17.06%) JavaScript
5 78 (16.63%) C++
6 75 (15.99%) Python
7 71 (15.14%) C#
8 66 (14.07%) Shell Script
9 58 (12.37%) PHP
10 52 (11.09%) Perl
11 49 (10.45%) Bash Shell
12 19 (4.05%) Scala
12 19 (4.05%) Objective-C
13 12 (2.56%) Ruby
14 11 (2.35%) PHP5
14 11 (2.35%) PL/SQL
15 10 (2.13%) XPath
16 9 (1.92%) PowerShell
17 5 (1.07%) Groovy
17 5 (1.07%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 130 (27.72%) Degree
2 26 (5.54%) Cisco Certification
3 21 (4.48%) CCNA
4 15 (3.20%) CCNP
5 14 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (2.99%) Security Cleared
6 11 (2.35%) Sun Certification
7 9 (1.92%) MCSE
8 7 (1.49%) MCSD
8 7 (1.49%) MCTS
9 6 (1.28%) MCITP
10 5 (1.07%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 5 (1.07%) SC Cleared
11 4 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (0.64%) OCP
12 3 (0.64%) Oracle Certification
12 3 (0.64%) RHCE
13 2 (0.43%) HND
13 2 (0.43%) MCSA
13 2 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.35%) QA
2 8 (1.71%) SLA
3 6 (1.28%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.64%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 39 (8.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (5.33%) Active Directory
3 19 (4.05%) Hyper-V
4 18 (3.84%) VMware ESX
5 10 (2.13%) vSphere
6 9 (1.92%) Oracle RAC
7 8 (1.71%) KVM
8 6 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (1.28%) Terminal Services
9 5 (1.07%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 4 (0.85%) XenApp
10 4 (0.85%) Firmware
11 3 (0.64%) ISA Server
11 3 (0.64%) Ceph
11 3 (0.64%) SRDF
12 2 (0.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 2 (0.43%) pfSense
12 2 (0.43%) Oracle RMAN
13 1 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.21%) Squid
Systems Management
1 18 (3.84%) Puppet
2 12 (2.56%) Tivoli
3 7 (1.49%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 5 (1.07%) Data Guard
4 5 (1.07%) Control-M
4 5 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.85%) ZABBIX
6 3 (0.64%) Cacti
6 3 (0.64%) SolarWinds Orion
6 3 (0.64%) Nagios
6 3 (0.64%) BMC PATROL
6 3 (0.64%) NetBackup
6 3 (0.64%) OpenView
6 3 (0.64%) CiscoWorks
6 3 (0.64%) Oracle Identity Management
6 3 (0.64%) FortiGate
7 2 (0.43%) Opsview
7 2 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.21%) BMC Performance Manager
8 1 (0.21%) SCCM
Vendors
1 162 (34.54%) Oracle
2 103 (21.96%) Microsoft
3 68 (14.50%) VMware
4 65 (13.86%) Red Hat
5 49 (10.45%) IBM
6 42 (8.96%) Cisco
7 37 (7.89%) HP
8 26 (5.54%) CheckPoint
9 25 (5.33%) Zend
10 24 (5.12%) Sun
11 17 (3.62%) Google
12 14 (2.99%) Citrix
12 14 (2.99%) NetApp
13 11 (2.35%) ProCurve
14 10 (2.13%) Interwoven
15 8 (1.71%) EMC
16 6 (1.28%) Dell
16 6 (1.28%) Avaya
16 6 (1.28%) Sybase
16 6 (1.28%) Blue Martini
Abbots Langley, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 to £45000 per annum - extensive - see ad
Posted: 8 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Limited
Salary: Market Rates + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Limited
Salary: Market Rates + Benefts
Posted: 21 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
LV=
Salary: £competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
ARM Technology
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + EXCELLENT BENEFITS
Posted: 3 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £28 - £31 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: excellent
Posted: 4 days ago
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
Network Compucare Ltd
Salary: £50k p.a. + 30% bonus + 21% Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + be - pens, health, shares +
Posted: 6 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago