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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 21 18 20
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 259 267 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 10.79% 10.40% 10.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.67% 38.36% 33.24%
Number of salaries quoted 183 198 139
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £30,000 £31,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
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
747 696 734
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 31.11% 27.10% 32.62%
Number of salaries quoted 552 578 549
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +6 110 £50,000 +17.64% 9
Hemel Hempstead -3 59 £40,000 -11.11% 7
Rickmansworth +2 19 £43,500 -20.90%
St Albans -23 13 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Welwyn Garden City -15 10 £42,500 -3.40% 2
Royston - 7 £37,500 - 1
Borehamwood -13 5 £26,000 -5.45% 1
Stevenage -3 4 £41,250 +0.60% 4
Potters Bar - 3 £40,000 - 1
Letchworth +4 1 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 255 (47.49%) Windows
2 186 (34.64%) SQL
3 163 (30.35%) UNIX
4 162 (30.17%) Java
5 154 (28.68%) MySQL
6 130 (24.21%) Oracle
7 113 (21.04%) JavaScript
8 112 (20.86%) C
8 112 (20.86%) Apache
9 111 (20.67%) Finance
10 106 (19.74%) C++
11 102 (18.99%) ITIL
11 102 (18.99%) VMware
12 99 (18.44%) Perl
12 99 (18.44%) Microsoft
13 92 (17.13%) Degree
14 88 (16.39%) VMware Infrastructure
15 86 (16.01%) DNS
16 83 (15.46%) Web Services
17 82 (15.27%) PHP
18 78 (14.53%) HTML
19 72 (13.41%) Tomcat
20 68 (12.66%) Software Engineering
21 66 (12.29%) Firewall
22 63 (11.73%) CSS
23 62 (11.55%) AIX
24 59 (10.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
25 58 (10.80%) DHCP
26 57 (10.61%) WebSphere
26 57 (10.61%) XML

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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
1 112 (20.86%) Apache
2 72 (13.41%) Tomcat
3 57 (10.61%) WebSphere
4 53 (9.87%) MS Exchange
5 48 (8.94%) WebSphere Application Server
6 43 (8.01%) IIS
7 28 (5.21%) JBoss
8 21 (3.91%) Apache ServiceMix
9 18 (3.35%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 18 (3.35%) CMS
10 15 (2.79%) Exchange Server 2007
11 14 (2.61%) IBM HTTP Server
12 12 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2010
13 11 (2.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 10 (1.86%) WebLogic
14 10 (1.86%) Drupal
15 8 (1.49%) Lync
16 7 (1.30%) nginx
16 7 (1.30%) MQSeries
17 6 (1.12%) SharePoint
Applications
1 51 (9.50%) MS Office
1 51 (9.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.37%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.19%) MS Project
3 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.19%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (0.19%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 14 (2.61%) Magento
2 7 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (1.12%) Maximo
4 5 (0.93%) CA PPM
5 1 (0.19%) RiskWrite
5 1 (0.19%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.19%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 44 (8.19%) Office 365
2 30 (5.59%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (4.84%) Microsoft Azure
4 20 (3.72%) PaaS
5 18 (3.35%) Cloud Computing
6 14 (2.61%) IaaS
7 10 (1.86%) SaaS
8 4 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.19%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.19%) Google Compute Engine
10 1 (0.19%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 86 (16.01%) DNS
2 66 (12.29%) Firewall
3 58 (10.80%) DHCP
4 54 (10.06%) TCP/IP
5 52 (9.68%) HTTP
6 48 (8.94%) SAN
7 41 (7.64%) Internet
8 36 (6.70%) LAN
9 33 (6.15%) WAN
9 33 (6.15%) SMTP
9 33 (6.15%) VPN
10 25 (4.66%) VoIP
11 19 (3.54%) NAS
12 17 (3.17%) FTP
13 16 (2.98%) VLAN
14 11 (2.05%) SSL
15 9 (1.68%) Wireless
16 8 (1.49%) OSPF
17 7 (1.30%) HTTPS
17 7 (1.30%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 154 (28.68%) MySQL
2 41 (7.64%) SQL Server
2 41 (7.64%) DB2
2 41 (7.64%) Relational Database
3 31 (5.77%) PostgreSQL
4 28 (5.21%) RDBMS
5 27 (5.03%) NoSQL
6 22 (4.10%) Oracle Database
7 11 (2.05%) Informix
8 9 (1.68%) Oracle Database 11g
9 8 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
10 7 (1.30%) MongoDB
10 7 (1.30%) Oracle Database 10g
11 5 (0.93%) JasperReports
11 5 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (0.74%) MS Access
13 3 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
13 3 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 25 (4.66%) Subversion
2 24 (4.47%) Eclipse
3 18 (3.35%) JUnit
4 15 (2.79%) Rational Application Developer
5 14 (2.61%) Maven
6 12 (2.23%) Selenium
7 11 (2.05%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
8 10 (1.86%) JIRA
9 8 (1.49%) Jenkins
9 8 (1.49%) Git (software)
10 7 (1.30%) JMeter
10 7 (1.30%) LoadRunner
11 6 (1.12%) HP UFT
12 4 (0.74%) Ant
13 3 (0.56%) PowerBuilder
13 3 (0.56%) Bugzilla
13 3 (0.56%) SoapUI
14 2 (0.37%) TestLink
14 2 (0.37%) GCC
14 2 (0.37%) Log4j
General
1 111 (20.67%) Finance
2 46 (8.57%) Telecoms
3 39 (7.26%) Banking
4 34 (6.33%) Retail
5 27 (5.03%) Games
6 20 (3.72%) Marketing
7 18 (3.35%) Online Betting
8 9 (1.68%) Advertising
9 8 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
10 7 (1.30%) Russian Language
10 7 (1.30%) Arabic Language
11 4 (0.74%) Electronics
11 4 (0.74%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.56%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.19%) French Language
13 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.19%) Billing
Job Titles
1 173 (32.22%) Developer
2 82 (15.27%) Analyst
3 78 (14.53%) Administrator
4 70 (13.04%) Systems Administrator
5 58 (10.80%) Java Developer
6 55 (10.24%) Support Analyst
7 51 (9.50%) Linux Administrator
8 38 (7.08%) Software Engineer
9 37 (6.89%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 33 (6.15%) Software Developer
10 33 (6.15%) Senior Developer
11 31 (5.77%) PHP Developer
12 24 (4.47%) Senior Systems Administrator
13 23 (4.28%) Architect
14 22 (4.10%) Programmer
14 22 (4.10%) Support Engineer
15 21 (3.91%) C++ Developer
16 19 (3.54%) Applications Support
17 18 (3.35%) Consultant
17 18 (3.35%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (15.46%) Web Services
2 78 (14.53%) HTML
3 63 (11.73%) CSS
4 57 (10.61%) XML
5 42 (7.82%) J2EE
6 39 (7.26%) Spring
7 36 (6.70%) SOAP
8 35 (6.52%) REST
9 32 (5.96%) .NET
10 30 (5.59%) JSP
11 28 (5.21%) Hibernate
12 27 (5.03%) HTML5
12 27 (5.03%) JDBC
13 21 (3.91%) LAMP
13 21 (3.91%) Struts
13 21 (3.91%) Laravel
13 21 (3.91%) Symfony
14 19 (3.54%) jQuery
14 19 (3.54%) WebSockets
15 16 (2.98%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 57 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
2 53 (9.87%) Computer Science
3 37 (6.89%) Data Centre
4 24 (4.47%) Clustering
5 19 (3.54%) Mathematics
6 18 (3.35%) Online Games
6 18 (3.35%) Management Information System
7 17 (3.17%) Replication
8 16 (2.98%) Blackberry
9 14 (2.61%) Handset
10 9 (1.68%) Chemistry
11 8 (1.49%) Fat Client
11 8 (1.49%) Thin Client
11 8 (1.49%) Hybrid Cloud
12 7 (1.30%) HP Superdome
13 6 (1.12%) Enterprise Storage
13 6 (1.12%) IVR
14 5 (0.93%) PDA
14 5 (0.93%) CCTV
14 5 (0.93%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 255 (47.49%) Windows
2 163 (30.35%) UNIX
3 62 (11.55%) AIX
4 59 (10.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 53 (9.87%) Solaris
6 39 (7.26%) Android
7 38 (7.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 34 (6.33%) Debian
9 33 (6.15%) Windows Server 2008
10 32 (5.96%) Apple iOS
11 30 (5.59%) Windows Server 2003
12 27 (5.03%) CentOS
13 26 (4.84%) HPUX
14 21 (3.91%) Mac OS X
15 17 (3.17%) Windows 7
16 15 (2.79%) Windows XP
17 14 (2.61%) Embedded Linux
18 10 (1.86%) Windows 8
19 8 (1.49%) Windows Vista
20 6 (1.12%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (18.99%) ITIL
2 68 (12.66%) Software Engineering
3 46 (8.57%) E-Commerce
4 38 (7.08%) MVC
5 37 (6.89%) Information Security
5 37 (6.89%) Web Development
5 37 (6.89%) TDD
5 37 (6.89%) Mentoring
6 34 (6.33%) OO
7 30 (5.59%) Problem Management
8 29 (5.40%) Disaster Recovery
9 28 (5.21%) Agile Software Development
10 26 (4.84%) Change Management
11 22 (4.10%) Service Delivery
12 21 (3.91%) Continuous Integration
12 21 (3.91%) Coaching
12 21 (3.91%) Open Source
13 20 (3.72%) Performance Tuning
14 19 (3.54%) Web Application Development
14 19 (3.54%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 186 (34.64%) SQL
2 162 (30.17%) Java
3 113 (21.04%) JavaScript
4 112 (20.86%) C
5 106 (19.74%) C++
6 99 (18.44%) Perl
7 82 (15.27%) PHP
8 55 (10.24%) Python
9 51 (9.50%) Bash Shell
10 36 (6.70%) Shell Script
11 28 (5.21%) C#
12 21 (3.91%) PL/SQL
13 11 (2.05%) Embedded C
14 9 (1.68%) T-SQL
14 9 (1.68%) PHP5
15 7 (1.30%) AWK
16 6 (1.12%) Embedded C++
16 6 (1.12%) VB.NET
17 5 (0.93%) Fortran
17 5 (0.93%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 92 (17.13%) Degree
2 35 (6.52%) Security Cleared
3 19 (3.54%) SC Cleared
4 17 (3.17%) Sun Certification
5 9 (1.68%) CCNA
5 9 (1.68%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (1.49%) PhD
7 6 (1.12%) ISEB
7 6 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (1.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.56%) MCSE
8 3 (0.56%) CCNP
8 3 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.37%) RHCE
9 2 (0.37%) MCP
9 2 (0.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Certified Architect
10 1 (0.19%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 1 (0.19%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (6.70%) SLA
2 26 (4.84%) QA
3 3 (0.56%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.56%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.19%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.19%) DO-178B
System Software
1 88 (16.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 56 (10.43%) Active Directory
3 36 (6.70%) iptables
4 35 (6.52%) vSphere
5 34 (6.33%) Samba
6 29 (5.40%) NFS
7 27 (5.03%) Terminal Services
7 27 (5.03%) Firmware
8 25 (4.66%) VMware ESXi
9 22 (4.10%) Hyper-V
10 17 (3.17%) VMware Server
11 14 (2.61%) VMware Workstation
12 13 (2.42%) VMware ESX
13 11 (2.05%) Postfix
13 11 (2.05%) VirtualBox
14 6 (1.12%) XenDesktop
14 6 (1.12%) Varnish
15 5 (0.93%) XenApp
16 4 (0.74%) vCloud
16 4 (0.74%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 14 (2.61%) Nagios
2 10 (1.86%) Nessus
2 10 (1.86%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (1.68%) Puppet
4 8 (1.49%) Cacti
5 6 (1.12%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 6 (1.12%) BMC PATROL
5 6 (1.12%) vMotion
6 5 (0.93%) Opsview
6 5 (0.93%) cPanel
7 4 (0.74%) Data Guard
8 2 (0.37%) Legato
8 2 (0.37%) Ansible
8 2 (0.37%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.37%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (0.37%) Oracle ZFS
9 1 (0.19%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.19%) SCCM
9 1 (0.19%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 130 (24.21%) Oracle
2 102 (18.99%) VMware
3 99 (18.44%) Microsoft
4 57 (10.61%) Red Hat
5 53 (9.87%) IBM
6 45 (8.38%) HP
7 42 (7.82%) Cisco
8 24 (4.47%) Sun
8 24 (4.47%) Zend
9 23 (4.28%) CheckPoint
10 20 (3.72%) Citrix
11 13 (2.42%) Sybase
12 12 (2.23%) Symantec
13 10 (1.86%) Apple
13 10 (1.86%) Sophos
13 10 (1.86%) Websense
14 8 (1.49%) SonicWALL
14 8 (1.49%) ProCurve
15 7 (1.30%) Intel
15 7 (1.30%) NetApp
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits!
Posted: 7 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Deerfoot I.T. Resources Ltd
Salary: excellent staff benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £27000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Life
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Life
Posted: 4 days ago
Kings Langley, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45000 to 60000 plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30000 to 45000 plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum, plus Shares and Benefits!
Posted: 5 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Airbus
Posted: 5 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + On Call + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago