The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Hertfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 14 19 18
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 324 276 276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 13.04% 10.41% 10.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.24% 33.95% 34.89%
Number of salaries quoted 242 204 179
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,600 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Operating Systems Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
767 813 791
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 30.87% 30.66% 30.21%
Number of salaries quoted 642 661 635
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Linux
East of England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Watford -3 101 £40,000 -19.19% 6
Stevenage +15 37 £32,500 -35.00% 3
Hemel Hempstead +3 29 £41,250 -2.94% 5
St Albans +16 23 £57,500 +155.55% 2
Borehamwood - 11 £37,000 - 1
Bishop's Stortford - 10 £40,000 -
Letchworth - 10 £32,500 - 2
Welwyn Garden City +7 9 £40,000 -11.11%
Hertford -4 7 £27,500 -13.38%
Potters Bar - 4 £37,500 -
Rickmansworth +5 2 £55,000 +4.76%
Harpenden - 2 £24,000 - 1
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 301 (50.25%) UNIX
2 233 (38.90%) Java
3 221 (36.89%) Oracle
4 209 (34.89%) Degree
5 200 (33.39%) SQL
6 198 (33.06%) Finance
7 184 (30.72%) Windows
8 134 (22.37%) HTML
9 126 (21.04%) Computer Science
10 121 (20.20%) MySQL
11 118 (19.70%) C
11 118 (19.70%) Python
12 108 (18.03%) Apache
13 103 (17.20%) Perl
14 99 (16.53%) Microsoft
14 99 (16.53%) Software Engineering
15 97 (16.19%) C++
16 96 (16.03%) Shell Script
17 94 (15.69%) JavaScript
18 93 (15.53%) OO
19 92 (15.36%) Retail
20 89 (14.86%) AIX
21 88 (14.69%) Tomcat
22 86 (14.36%) PHP
23 83 (13.86%) J2EE
24 82 (13.69%) Web Services
25 80 (13.36%) E-Commerce
26 79 (13.19%) Relational Database
27 77 (12.85%) CSS
28 76 (12.69%) SQL Server

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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
1 108 (18.03%) Apache
2 88 (14.69%) Tomcat
3 49 (8.18%) IIS
3 49 (8.18%) WebSphere
4 40 (6.68%) WebSphere Application Server
5 36 (6.01%) IBM HTTP Server
6 34 (5.68%) MQSeries
7 28 (4.67%) Node.js
8 23 (3.84%) CMS
9 21 (3.51%) WebLogic
10 15 (2.50%) MS Exchange
10 15 (2.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 11 (1.84%) GlassFish
12 10 (1.67%) SharePoint
13 8 (1.34%) lighttpd
13 8 (1.34%) Tuxedo
14 7 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2010
15 6 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2007
15 6 (1.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 4 (0.67%) Liferay
Applications
1 40 (6.68%) MS Office
2 34 (5.68%) MS Excel
3 20 (3.34%) Mingle
4 8 (1.34%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.83%) Fireworks
6 4 (0.67%) Doxygen
6 4 (0.67%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.17%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.17%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 39 (6.51%) Oracle EBS
1 39 (6.51%) Oracle EBS R12
2 17 (2.84%) Oracle 11i
3 10 (1.67%) Oracle Applications
4 7 (1.17%) Siebel Analytics
5 2 (0.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.33%) GoldMine
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.17%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 27 (4.51%) SaaS
2 10 (1.67%) Google App Engine
3 4 (0.67%) PaaS
4 2 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.33%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 64 (10.68%) HTTP
2 50 (8.35%) DNS
3 45 (7.51%) Internet
4 44 (7.35%) Firewall
5 34 (5.68%) FTP
6 33 (5.51%) DHCP
7 29 (4.84%) TCP/IP
8 27 (4.51%) LAN
9 24 (4.01%) WAN
10 23 (3.84%) SAN
11 20 (3.34%) VPN
12 17 (2.84%) Wireless
13 13 (2.17%) 4G
14 12 (2.00%) Network Security
14 12 (2.00%) Intranet
15 11 (1.84%) SS7
15 11 (1.84%) SIGTRAN
16 9 (1.50%) Extranet
16 9 (1.50%) IPv4
16 9 (1.50%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (20.20%) MySQL
2 79 (13.19%) Relational Database
3 76 (12.69%) SQL Server
4 66 (11.02%) RDBMS
5 59 (9.85%) Informix
6 56 (9.35%) Oracle Database
7 40 (6.68%) DB2
8 37 (6.18%) Oracle Database 11g
9 35 (5.84%) Oracle BI EE
10 33 (5.51%) Oracle Database 10g
11 28 (4.67%) PostgreSQL
12 26 (4.34%) SQL Server 2008
13 22 (3.67%) Oracle Exadata
13 22 (3.67%) Oracle Discoverer
13 22 (3.67%) Essbase
14 20 (3.34%) Neo4j
15 10 (1.67%) RavenDB
16 4 (0.67%) MongoDB
16 4 (0.67%) Oracle Reports
17 3 (0.50%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 42 (7.01%) Git (software)
2 41 (6.84%) Eclipse
2 41 (6.84%) Subversion
3 27 (4.51%) Maven
4 25 (4.17%) Visual Studio
5 20 (3.34%) MSTest
5 20 (3.34%) TeamCity
5 20 (3.34%) NUnit
6 16 (2.67%) QuickTest Pro
7 15 (2.50%) Ant
8 10 (1.67%) JUnit
9 9 (1.50%) JIRA
10 8 (1.34%) Grunt
11 6 (1.00%) Rational Application Developer
11 6 (1.00%) Selenium
12 5 (0.83%) ClearQuest
13 4 (0.67%) Cucumber
13 4 (0.67%) Rational DOORS
13 4 (0.67%) RSpec
13 4 (0.67%) Jenkins
General
1 198 (33.06%) Finance
2 92 (15.36%) Retail
3 66 (11.02%) Telecoms
4 56 (9.35%) Banking
5 36 (6.01%) Manufacturing
6 24 (4.01%) Games
7 15 (2.50%) Online Betting
8 8 (1.34%) Marketing
9 6 (1.00%) Back Office
10 4 (0.67%) Avionics
10 4 (0.67%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.67%) Publishing
11 3 (0.50%) Electronics
12 2 (0.33%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.33%) Billing
12 2 (0.33%) Legal
12 2 (0.33%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 169 (28.21%) Developer
2 95 (15.86%) Administrator
3 72 (12.02%) Analyst
4 63 (10.52%) Systems Administrator
5 61 (10.18%) Programmer
6 55 (9.18%) Software Engineer
7 54 (9.02%) Java Developer
8 42 (7.01%) DBA
9 40 (6.68%) Linux Administrator
9 40 (6.68%) Oracle DBA
10 38 (6.34%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 37 (6.18%) Support Analyst
12 34 (5.68%) Operations Support Analyst
12 34 (5.68%) Operations Analyst
13 29 (4.84%) Java Software Engineer
14 28 (4.67%) Senior Developer
15 26 (4.34%) Web Developer
15 26 (4.34%) C Developer
16 25 (4.17%) Software Manager
16 25 (4.17%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (22.37%) HTML
2 83 (13.86%) J2EE
3 82 (13.69%) Web Services
4 77 (12.85%) CSS
5 52 (8.68%) JSP
6 48 (8.01%) XML
7 45 (7.51%) Spring
8 43 (7.18%) Middleware
9 41 (6.84%) Hibernate
10 38 (6.34%) LAMP
11 37 (6.18%) HTML5
12 36 (6.01%) JDBC
13 31 (5.18%) .NET
14 30 (5.01%) Struts
15 28 (4.67%) RESTful
16 23 (3.84%) ASP.NET
17 21 (3.51%) jQuery
17 21 (3.51%) SOAP
18 20 (3.34%) KnockoutJS
18 20 (3.34%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 126 (21.04%) Computer Science
2 35 (5.84%) Open Source
3 25 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 22 (3.67%) Mathematics
5 21 (3.51%) Oracle Exalytics
6 15 (2.50%) Online Games
7 10 (1.67%) Clustering
8 9 (1.50%) Physics
9 8 (1.34%) Kindle
9 8 (1.34%) VHDL
10 6 (1.00%) Mobile Payment
10 6 (1.00%) 3D Graphics
10 6 (1.00%) Smartcard
11 5 (0.83%) EFT
11 5 (0.83%) Replication
11 5 (0.83%) Statistics
11 5 (0.83%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 4 (0.67%) Visualisation
12 4 (0.67%) Verilog
12 4 (0.67%) ASIC
Operating Systems
1 301 (50.25%) UNIX
2 184 (30.72%) Windows
3 89 (14.86%) AIX
4 69 (11.52%) Solaris
5 48 (8.01%) CentOS
6 38 (6.34%) HPUX
7 29 (4.84%) Windows Server 2008
8 27 (4.51%) Windows Server 2003
9 26 (4.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 18 (3.01%) Ubuntu
11 16 (2.67%) Android
12 15 (2.50%) Debian
13 12 (2.00%) Oracle Linux
13 12 (2.00%) OpenBSD
14 10 (1.67%) Windows XP
15 9 (1.50%) Apple iOS
16 8 (1.34%) FreeBSD
17 4 (0.67%) Mac OS X
17 4 (0.67%) Windows NT
18 3 (0.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (16.53%) Software Engineering
2 93 (15.53%) OO
3 80 (13.36%) E-Commerce
4 68 (11.35%) TDD
5 48 (8.01%) Performance Tuning
6 47 (7.85%) Multithreading
6 47 (7.85%) Scrum
7 34 (5.68%) MVC
8 32 (5.34%) ITIL
9 30 (5.01%) Agile Software Development
10 28 (4.67%) UML
10 28 (4.67%) Service Delivery
11 27 (4.51%) Change Management
11 27 (4.51%) BDD
12 25 (4.17%) Logistics
13 23 (3.84%) Unit Testing
14 20 (3.34%) CQRS
14 20 (3.34%) Web Development
15 17 (2.84%) System Testing
16 16 (2.67%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 233 (38.90%) Java
2 200 (33.39%) SQL
3 118 (19.70%) C
3 118 (19.70%) Python
4 103 (17.20%) Perl
5 97 (16.19%) C++
6 96 (16.03%) Shell Script
7 94 (15.69%) JavaScript
8 86 (14.36%) PHP
9 64 (10.68%) C#
10 51 (8.51%) PL/SQL
11 46 (7.68%) Bash Shell
12 25 (4.17%) VB
13 24 (4.01%) PowerShell
14 14 (2.34%) VBScript
15 11 (1.84%) Tcl
15 11 (1.84%) Erlang
16 7 (1.17%) Embedded C
16 7 (1.17%) Ruby
17 6 (1.00%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 209 (34.89%) Degree
2 25 (4.17%) SC Cleared
2 25 (4.17%) Security Cleared
3 22 (3.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (3.51%) MCSE
5 15 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (2.34%) MCTS
7 13 (2.17%) CCNA
8 11 (1.84%) MCSD
9 9 (1.50%) CCNP
9 9 (1.50%) CISSP
10 7 (1.17%) RHCE
11 6 (1.00%) MCITP
11 6 (1.00%) PhD
12 5 (0.83%) GIAC
12 5 (0.83%) EnCE
13 4 (0.67%) Linux+ Certification
13 4 (0.67%) MCSA
14 3 (0.50%) MCP
15 2 (0.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.67%) SLA
2 11 (1.84%) QA
3 8 (1.34%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.33%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.17%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 31 (5.18%) Active Directory
2 27 (4.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (4.17%) Oracle RMAN
4 24 (4.01%) Oracle RAC
5 23 (3.84%) KVM
6 12 (2.00%) Hyper-V
7 9 (1.50%) vSphere
8 5 (0.83%) Samba
9 4 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.67%) Cygwin
9 4 (0.67%) Snort
9 4 (0.67%) VMware Server
9 4 (0.67%) Xen
9 4 (0.67%) VMware ESX
9 4 (0.67%) NFS
10 1 (0.17%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.17%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 15 (2.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 10 (1.67%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 6 (1.00%) Tivoli
4 5 (0.83%) Nessus
5 4 (0.67%) HP Data Protector
5 4 (0.67%) Puppet
5 4 (0.67%) Nagios
5 4 (0.67%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 4 (0.67%) Netcool
5 4 (0.67%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 4 (0.67%) Control-M
6 3 (0.50%) WSUS
7 2 (0.33%) Cacti
7 2 (0.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (0.33%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.17%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 1 (0.17%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.17%) Ansible
8 1 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.17%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 221 (36.89%) Oracle
2 99 (16.53%) Microsoft
3 70 (11.69%) Red Hat
4 54 (9.02%) VMware
5 45 (7.51%) HP
6 43 (7.18%) IBM
7 39 (6.51%) Hyperion
8 35 (5.84%) Cisco
9 22 (3.67%) Fujitsu
10 16 (2.67%) CheckPoint
11 15 (2.50%) Citrix
12 13 (2.17%) Perforce
13 11 (1.84%) NetApp
13 11 (1.84%) Google
14 9 (1.50%) JBoss
15 7 (1.17%) Siebel
15 7 (1.17%) ProCurve
16 5 (0.83%) Juniper
16 5 (0.83%) Tripwire
16 5 (0.83%) Agilent
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Limited
Posted: 14 hours ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £56000 per annum + Generous Bens + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £30,000
Posted: Yesterday
Kings Langley, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Health/Dental, Pension, Child Care
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kings Langley, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kings Langley, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum Shares, Pension, Health/Dental
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Logix Resourcing (Permanent)
Posted: 2 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + pension + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Life
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Life
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Life
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bens health, pens, share options
Posted: 5 days ago