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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 18 23 18
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 203 239 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 9.85% 10.57% 11.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.86% 32.61% 38.73%
Number of salaries quoted 150 175 210
Median salary £44,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,900 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +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
485 733 741
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 23.54% 32.40% 28.75%
Number of salaries quoted 388 533 614
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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
Hemel Hempstead +13 53 £43,000 +7.50% 2
Watford -12 35 £44,500 -9.64% 3
Welwyn Garden City +18 23 £46,500 +38.80%
Stevenage +7 14 £62,500 +66.66%
Hertford - 10 £60,000 -
Borehamwood +9 8 £31,000 -8.82%
Letchworth -1 4 £40,000 -3.03% 1
Royston -7 2 £52,500 +40.00%
Cheshunt - 2 £55,000 -
Kings Langley - 2 £45,000 - 2
Harpenden - 1 £38,500 -
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 May 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.

1 183 (43.68%) Windows
2 134 (31.98%) Unix
3 125 (29.83%) Microsoft
4 121 (28.88%) VMware
5 104 (24.82%) Firewall
6 102 (24.34%) SQL
7 98 (23.39%) TCP/IP
8 96 (22.91%) Java
8 96 (22.91%) VMware Infrastructure
9 90 (21.48%) DNS
10 88 (21.00%) SQL Server
11 87 (20.76%) Perl
12 86 (20.53%) Degree
13 81 (19.33%) MS Excel
14 79 (18.85%) Active Directory
15 77 (18.38%) Oracle
16 76 (18.14%) Windows Server
17 74 (17.66%) C++
18 73 (17.42%) Cisco
19 68 (16.23%) C
20 67 (15.99%) Python
20 67 (15.99%) VPN
20 67 (15.99%) DHCP
21 62 (14.80%) Bash Shell
22 60 (14.32%) Android
23 59 (14.08%) Windows Server 2008
23 59 (14.08%) MS Exchange
24 58 (13.84%) SAN
24 58 (13.84%) MS Office
25 57 (13.60%) Apple

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 59 (14.08%) MS Exchange
2 53 (12.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 51 (12.17%) Apache
4 46 (10.98%) Exchange Server 2010
5 43 (10.26%) WebSphere
6 41 (9.79%) Exchange Server 2013
6 41 (9.79%) Tomcat
7 35 (8.35%) Exchange Server 2007
8 32 (7.64%) WebSphere Application Server
9 25 (5.97%) Exchange Server 2003
10 13 (3.10%) Apache ServiceMix
11 11 (2.63%) OpenEdge
12 10 (2.39%) IIS
12 10 (2.39%) OpenStack
13 9 (2.15%) CMS
14 8 (1.91%) nginx
15 7 (1.67%) Skype for Business
16 6 (1.43%) SharePoint
16 6 (1.43%) WebLogic
17 5 (1.19%) WordPress
Applications
1 81 (19.33%) MS Excel
2 58 (13.84%) MS Office
3 2 (0.48%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (1.43%) Magento
2 2 (0.48%) Relativity
3 1 (0.24%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 45 (10.74%) Office 365
2 29 (6.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (5.25%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (3.34%) Google Cloud Platform
5 13 (3.10%) PaaS
6 11 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (1.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 7 (1.67%) Google App Engine
7 7 (1.67%) Google Compute Engine
8 4 (0.95%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 3 (0.72%) Amazon ELB
9 3 (0.72%) Amazon SQS
9 3 (0.72%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (0.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (0.48%) GitHub
10 2 (0.48%) IBM SmartCloud
10 2 (0.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 104 (24.82%) Firewall
2 98 (23.39%) TCP/IP
3 90 (21.48%) DNS
4 67 (15.99%) DHCP
4 67 (15.99%) VPN
5 58 (13.84%) SAN
6 57 (13.60%) NAS
7 54 (12.89%) SSL
8 45 (10.74%) LAN
9 44 (10.50%) WAN
10 39 (9.31%) VLAN
11 32 (7.64%) SMTP
12 30 (7.16%) IMAP
13 29 (6.92%) Wireless
14 28 (6.68%) DMZ
15 26 (6.21%) Internet
16 23 (5.49%) SSH
17 21 (5.01%) Remote Desktop
18 20 (4.77%) OSPF
19 17 (4.06%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (21.00%) SQL Server
2 48 (11.46%) MySQL
3 28 (6.68%) DB2
4 27 (6.44%) SQL Server 2005
5 22 (5.25%) Oracle Database
6 21 (5.01%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
8 10 (2.39%) Amazon RDS
9 9 (2.15%) Oracle Database 10g
10 8 (1.91%) Oracle Database 11g
10 8 (1.91%) Oracle Database 12c
10 8 (1.91%) Relational Database
11 7 (1.67%) Oracle Exadata
11 7 (1.67%) Oracle9i Database
11 7 (1.67%) RDBMS
12 6 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (1.43%) Sybase IQ
13 5 (1.19%) Crystal Reports
13 5 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
14 4 (0.95%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 16 (3.82%) Subversion
2 13 (3.10%) Eclipse
3 12 (2.86%) HP UFT
4 10 (2.39%) Git (software)
5 9 (2.15%) Rational Application Developer
6 8 (1.91%) Selenium
7 7 (1.67%) Cucumber
7 7 (1.67%) Jenkins
8 5 (1.19%) Ant
8 5 (1.19%) LoadRunner
9 4 (0.95%) JUnit
9 4 (0.95%) Log4j
9 4 (0.95%) Mercurial
9 4 (0.95%) Mockito
10 3 (0.72%) JIRA
11 2 (0.48%) GitLab
12 1 (0.24%) JMeter
12 1 (0.24%) Maven
12 1 (0.24%) TestNG
12 1 (0.24%) Vagrant
General
1 52 (12.41%) Finance
2 50 (11.93%) Retail
3 23 (5.49%) Games
4 20 (4.77%) Electronics
5 14 (3.34%) Banking
5 14 (3.34%) Telecoms
6 12 (2.86%) Arabic Language
6 12 (2.86%) Russian Language
7 9 (2.15%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.43%) Front Office
8 6 (1.43%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.19%) Aerospace
9 5 (1.19%) Marketing
10 4 (0.95%) Law
10 4 (0.95%) Military
11 3 (0.72%) Back Office
12 2 (0.48%) Automotive
13 1 (0.24%) Advertising
13 1 (0.24%) Legal
13 1 (0.24%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 60 (14.32%) Support Engineer
2 58 (13.84%) Developer
3 51 (12.17%) Administrator
4 39 (9.31%) Systems Administrator
5 37 (8.83%) Analyst
6 36 (8.59%) Linux Administrator
6 36 (8.59%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 34 (8.11%) IT Engineer
8 32 (7.64%) IT Support
9 31 (7.40%) Software Engineer
10 29 (6.92%) Applications Support
10 29 (6.92%) IT Support Engineer
11 26 (6.21%) Systems Engineer
12 23 (5.49%) Embedded Engineer
13 22 (5.25%) Linux Engineer
14 21 (5.01%) Embedded Software Engineer
14 21 (5.01%) Support Analyst
15 20 (4.77%) DBA
16 18 (4.30%) Senior Support Engineer
16 18 (4.30%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (10.98%) Web Services
2 44 (10.50%) HTML
3 39 (9.31%) .NET
4 34 (8.11%) CSS
5 33 (7.88%) LAMP
6 26 (6.21%) J2EE
7 25 (5.97%) MAPI
8 23 (5.49%) Middleware
9 21 (5.01%) XML
10 20 (4.77%) AngularJS
11 18 (4.30%) WebSphere MQ
12 13 (3.10%) EJB
12 13 (3.10%) jQuery
12 13 (3.10%) JSP
12 13 (3.10%) Servlets
13 12 (2.86%) Django
14 11 (2.63%) Kendo UI
15 10 (2.39%) OpenGL
16 9 (2.15%) .NET Framework
16 9 (2.15%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 53 (12.65%) Blackberry
2 52 (12.41%) Computer Science
2 52 (12.41%) Replication
3 51 (12.17%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (7.16%) Clustering
5 29 (6.92%) Management Information System
6 28 (6.68%) Hybrid Cloud
7 25 (5.97%) iPhone
7 25 (5.97%) PDA
8 24 (5.73%) Data Centre
9 19 (4.53%) Fat Client
9 19 (4.53%) Thin Client
10 17 (4.06%) Mathematics
11 11 (2.63%) Client/Server
11 11 (2.63%) Embedded Systems
11 11 (2.63%) N-Tier
12 10 (2.39%) Algorithms
12 10 (2.39%) HP StoreVirtual
13 8 (1.91%) PACS
14 7 (1.67%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 183 (43.68%) Windows
2 134 (31.98%) Unix
3 76 (18.14%) Windows Server
4 60 (14.32%) Android
5 59 (14.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 42 (10.02%) Windows Server 2003
7 38 (9.07%) Windows 7
8 35 (8.35%) Windows Server 2012
9 32 (7.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 30 (7.16%) Windows 10
11 26 (6.21%) Windows 8
11 26 (6.21%) Windows XP
12 25 (5.97%) Windows Vista
13 23 (5.49%) Apple iOS
14 19 (4.53%) CentOS
15 14 (3.34%) AIX
15 14 (3.34%) Debian
15 14 (3.34%) Solaris
16 13 (3.10%) Embedded Linux
17 12 (2.86%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (11.46%) ITIL
2 45 (10.74%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (9.55%) Software Engineering
4 34 (8.11%) Time Management
5 33 (7.88%) E-Commerce
6 32 (7.64%) DevOps
6 32 (7.64%) Mentoring
7 29 (6.92%) Configuration Management
8 26 (6.21%) Project Management
9 25 (5.97%) Problem Management
10 23 (5.49%) MVC
11 21 (5.01%) Software Testing
12 20 (4.77%) Open Source
13 18 (4.30%) Disaster Recovery
13 18 (4.30%) OO
14 17 (4.06%) CRM
14 17 (4.06%) High Availability
14 17 (4.06%) Information Security
14 17 (4.06%) Line Management
15 16 (3.82%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 102 (24.34%) SQL
2 96 (22.91%) Java
3 87 (20.76%) Perl
4 74 (17.66%) C++
5 68 (16.23%) C
6 67 (15.99%) Python
7 62 (14.80%) Bash Shell
8 45 (10.74%) PHP
9 44 (10.50%) JavaScript
10 34 (8.11%) C#
11 31 (7.40%) Shell Script
12 21 (5.01%) Embedded C
12 21 (5.01%) Embedded C++
13 20 (4.77%) Ruby
14 19 (4.53%) PowerShell
15 15 (3.58%) VB
16 14 (3.34%) VBA
17 11 (2.63%) OpenEdge ABL
17 11 (2.63%) Progress 4GL
18 9 (2.15%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 86 (20.53%) Degree
2 30 (7.16%) Security Cleared
3 22 (5.25%) SC Cleared
4 17 (4.06%) MCSE
4 17 (4.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (3.34%) CISSP
5 14 (3.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 11 (2.63%) MCSA
6 11 (2.63%) RHCE
7 10 (2.39%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (2.15%) CCNP
8 9 (2.15%) CISM
9 8 (1.91%) PhD
10 6 (1.43%) CCIE
11 5 (1.19%) CCNA
11 5 (1.19%) CEH
11 5 (1.19%) GCIA
11 5 (1.19%) GCIH
11 5 (1.19%) SSCP
12 4 (0.95%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (11.93%) SLA
2 25 (5.97%) PCI DSS
3 23 (5.49%) QA
4 12 (2.86%) ISO 8583
5 6 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.72%) ISO20022
System Software
1 96 (22.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 79 (18.85%) Active Directory
3 42 (10.02%) Hyper-V
4 30 (7.16%) vSphere
5 27 (6.44%) VMware ESXi
6 24 (5.73%) Terminal Services
7 21 (5.01%) NFS
8 15 (3.58%) Sendmail
9 14 (3.34%) Xen
10 13 (3.10%) Postfix
11 10 (2.39%) qmail
11 10 (2.39%) XenApp
12 9 (2.15%) Oracle RAC
13 8 (1.91%) VMware ESX
14 7 (1.67%) Ceph
14 7 (1.67%) VMware Server
15 6 (1.43%) Docker
15 6 (1.43%) iptables
16 5 (1.19%) Varnish
17 3 (0.72%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 36 (8.59%) Puppet
2 25 (5.97%) Backup Exec
3 12 (2.86%) Data Guard
4 11 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (2.39%) Plesk
6 9 (2.15%) Salt
7 7 (1.67%) Nessus
8 6 (1.43%) Ansible
8 6 (1.43%) Nagios
8 6 (1.43%) SCCM
9 5 (1.19%) cPanel
9 5 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
9 5 (1.19%) HP SiteScope
9 5 (1.19%) WSUS
10 4 (0.95%) Cacti
10 4 (0.95%) FortiGate
11 3 (0.72%) HAProxy
11 3 (0.72%) HP Data Protector
11 3 (0.72%) Nmap
11 3 (0.72%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 125 (29.83%) Microsoft
2 121 (28.88%) VMware
3 77 (18.38%) Oracle
4 73 (17.42%) Cisco
5 57 (13.60%) Apple
6 50 (11.93%) HP
7 48 (11.46%) IBM
8 38 (9.07%) Red Hat
9 28 (6.68%) Fujitsu
9 28 (6.68%) SonicWALL
10 25 (5.97%) Draytek
11 22 (5.25%) Citrix
12 17 (4.06%) Veeam
13 15 (3.58%) Google
13 15 (3.58%) NetApp
14 14 (3.34%) 3PAR
14 14 (3.34%) Dell
14 14 (3.34%) Sybase
15 13 (3.10%) F5
16 12 (2.86%) CheckPoint
Hertfordshire
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Kings Langley, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 hours ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kings Langley, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: Competitive Salary plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Linkpoint Resources
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum Circa
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Ltd
Salary: £Excellent salary + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Ltd
Salary: £Excellent salary + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Watford
Talent Point
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago