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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 17 19 14
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 237 222 377
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 10.20% 10.97% 13.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.85% 36.33% 39.35%
Number of salaries quoted 184 148 236
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 £32,500 £28,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £63,503
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
661 611 958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 28.44% 30.19% 33.09%
Number of salaries quoted 534 465 731
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £54,500
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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -4 78 £47,500 +18.75% 6
Hemel Hempstead +15 41 £45,000 +38.46% 2
St Albans -8 22 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Hitchin +5 11 £60,000 +71.42% 2
Welwyn Garden City -3 8 £44,000 -12.00%
Rickmansworth +6 7 £45,000 +17.64% 1
Borehamwood +5 7 £27,500 +17.02%
Letchworth +7 3 £29,000 -3.33%
Bishop's Stortford +11 2 £50,000 +66.66% 1
Royston +5 2 £32,500 -35.00% 1
Stevenage -1 2 £41,000 -18.00%
Hoddesdon - 2 £45,000 -
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 263 (50.00%) UNIX
2 206 (39.16%) Java
3 182 (34.60%) Oracle
4 176 (33.46%) Finance
5 175 (33.27%) SQL
6 169 (32.13%) Degree
7 147 (27.95%) Windows
8 125 (23.76%) Software Engineering
9 123 (23.38%) C
10 122 (23.19%) Computer Science
11 108 (20.53%) Python
12 107 (20.34%) C++
13 104 (19.77%) MySQL
14 103 (19.58%) Microsoft
15 100 (19.01%) Tomcat
16 92 (17.49%) Retail
17 91 (17.30%) E-Commerce
18 89 (16.92%) OO
19 88 (16.73%) HTML
19 88 (16.73%) JavaScript
19 88 (16.73%) HTTP
20 86 (16.35%) AIX
21 82 (15.59%) Apache
21 82 (15.59%) Shell Script
22 81 (15.40%) C#
23 80 (15.21%) Red Hat
24 79 (15.02%) Solaris
25 75 (14.26%) VMware
25 75 (14.26%) Relational Database
26 74 (14.07%) Multithreading

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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
1 100 (19.01%) Tomcat
2 82 (15.59%) Apache
3 63 (11.98%) WebSphere
4 51 (9.70%) IIS
4 51 (9.70%) WebSphere Application Server
5 40 (7.60%) IBM HTTP Server
6 39 (7.41%) MQSeries
7 23 (4.37%) CMS
8 21 (3.99%) MS Exchange
8 21 (3.99%) GlassFish
9 19 (3.61%) Lync
10 16 (3.04%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 16 (3.04%) Tuxedo
11 13 (2.47%) Node.js
12 12 (2.28%) Exchange Server 2007
12 12 (2.28%) SharePoint
13 11 (2.09%) WebLogic
14 8 (1.52%) WordPress
14 8 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
15 6 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 45 (8.56%) MS Office
2 23 (4.37%) MS Excel
3 7 (1.33%) Mingle
4 5 (0.95%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.76%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.38%) MS Project
7 1 (0.19%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.19%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.19%) 3ds Max
7 1 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (1.90%) Magento
2 6 (1.14%) Tridion
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.19%) RiskWrite
Cloud Services
1 35 (6.65%) PaaS
2 17 (3.23%) SaaS
3 13 (2.47%) IaaS
4 11 (2.09%) Google App Engine
4 11 (2.09%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (1.71%) Google Compute Engine
6 6 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 88 (16.73%) HTTP
2 59 (11.22%) DNS
3 52 (9.89%) Internet
4 40 (7.60%) FTP
5 38 (7.22%) LAN
5 38 (7.22%) Firewall
6 36 (6.84%) WAN
6 36 (6.84%) DHCP
7 28 (5.32%) SAN
8 21 (3.99%) VPN
9 20 (3.80%) Wireless
10 17 (3.23%) TCP/IP
11 15 (2.85%) VoIP
12 12 (2.28%) SS7
12 12 (2.28%) SIGTRAN
12 12 (2.28%) 4G
13 11 (2.09%) VLAN
13 11 (2.09%) SSL
14 10 (1.90%) LDAP
14 10 (1.90%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (19.77%) MySQL
2 75 (14.26%) Relational Database
3 53 (10.08%) DB2
4 46 (8.75%) RDBMS
5 40 (7.60%) SQL Server
5 40 (7.60%) NoSQL
6 35 (6.65%) PostgreSQL
7 32 (6.08%) Informix
8 31 (5.89%) Oracle Database
9 24 (4.56%) MongoDB
10 21 (3.99%) Apache Cassandra
11 14 (2.66%) Hadoop
11 14 (2.66%) BigTable
11 14 (2.66%) Oracle Database 11g
12 12 (2.28%) Oracle Database 10g
13 10 (1.90%) SQL Server 2005
13 10 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
14 7 (1.33%) RavenDB
14 7 (1.33%) Neo4j
14 7 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 31 (5.89%) Git (software)
2 29 (5.51%) Eclipse
3 25 (4.75%) Subversion
4 22 (4.18%) JUnit
5 13 (2.47%) Maven
6 12 (2.28%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 11 (2.09%) Ant
7 11 (2.09%) JIRA
7 11 (2.09%) Rational Application Developer
8 8 (1.52%) Visual Studio
9 7 (1.33%) MSTest
9 7 (1.33%) NUnit
9 7 (1.33%) TeamCity
9 7 (1.33%) Octopus Deploy
10 6 (1.14%) Log4j
10 6 (1.14%) Jenkins
10 6 (1.14%) Toad
11 4 (0.76%) QuickTest Pro
11 4 (0.76%) Selenium
11 4 (0.76%) Cucumber
General
1 176 (33.46%) Finance
2 92 (17.49%) Retail
3 51 (9.70%) Manufacturing
4 43 (8.17%) Games
5 40 (7.60%) Banking
6 38 (7.22%) Telecoms
7 15 (2.85%) Online Betting
8 6 (1.14%) Billing
8 6 (1.14%) Marketing
9 2 (0.38%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.19%) Back Office
10 1 (0.19%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 174 (33.08%) Developer
2 82 (15.59%) Analyst
3 66 (12.55%) Software Engineer
4 60 (11.41%) Administrator
5 58 (11.03%) Java Developer
6 55 (10.46%) Programmer
7 49 (9.32%) Systems Administrator
8 46 (8.75%) Software Developer
9 43 (8.17%) Support Analyst
10 38 (7.22%) Java Software Engineer
10 38 (7.22%) Linux Administrator
11 37 (7.03%) Senior Developer
12 34 (6.46%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 32 (6.08%) Operations Analyst
13 32 (6.08%) Operations Support Analyst
14 28 (5.32%) Architect
15 27 (5.13%) Senior Software Engineer
16 26 (4.94%) PHP Developer
17 24 (4.56%) Junior
18 22 (4.18%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (16.73%) HTML
2 73 (13.88%) J2EE
3 66 (12.55%) Web Services
4 59 (11.22%) CSS
5 58 (11.03%) XML
6 48 (9.13%) Middleware
7 45 (8.56%) JDBC
8 43 (8.17%) LAMP
9 40 (7.60%) JSP
10 26 (4.94%) SOAP
11 25 (4.75%) Spring
12 23 (4.37%) jQuery
13 22 (4.18%) HTML5
13 22 (4.18%) Struts
14 21 (3.99%) .NET
14 21 (3.99%) Hibernate
14 21 (3.99%) Symfony
15 19 (3.61%) REST
16 17 (3.23%) Backbone.js
16 17 (3.23%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 122 (23.19%) Computer Science
2 27 (5.13%) Open Source
3 25 (4.75%) Management Information System
4 19 (3.61%) Artificial Intelligence
5 17 (3.23%) Mathematics
5 17 (3.23%) Replication
6 16 (3.04%) Online Games
6 16 (3.04%) Visualisation
7 11 (2.09%) Physics
8 9 (1.71%) Kindle
8 9 (1.71%) Clustering
8 9 (1.71%) PKI
9 7 (1.33%) Web 2.0
10 6 (1.14%) IVR
11 4 (0.76%) Statistics
11 4 (0.76%) Firmware
12 3 (0.57%) Device Driver
12 3 (0.57%) CLARiiON
12 3 (0.57%) Symmetrix
12 3 (0.57%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 263 (50.00%) UNIX
2 147 (27.95%) Windows
3 86 (16.35%) AIX
4 79 (15.02%) Solaris
5 35 (6.65%) CentOS
6 32 (6.08%) Apple iOS
7 31 (5.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 31 (5.89%) HPUX
8 30 (5.70%) Android
9 21 (3.99%) Windows Server 2008
10 17 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (1.71%) Ubuntu
13 6 (1.14%) Windows XP
14 4 (0.76%) Embedded Linux
15 3 (0.57%) Windows 7
15 3 (0.57%) Debian
16 2 (0.38%) OpenBSD
16 2 (0.38%) SUSE
16 2 (0.38%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (23.76%) Software Engineering
2 91 (17.30%) E-Commerce
3 89 (16.92%) OO
4 74 (14.07%) Multithreading
5 62 (11.79%) ITIL
6 41 (7.79%) TDD
7 35 (6.65%) MVC
8 28 (5.32%) Performance Tuning
9 23 (4.37%) Disaster Recovery
10 20 (3.80%) Service Delivery
10 20 (3.80%) Change Management
10 20 (3.80%) Capacity Planning
11 19 (3.61%) Problem Management
12 18 (3.42%) OOP
13 17 (3.23%) UML
13 17 (3.23%) Web Development
14 16 (3.04%) Content Management
14 16 (3.04%) Information Security
15 13 (2.47%) Scrum
16 12 (2.28%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 206 (39.16%) Java
2 175 (33.27%) SQL
3 123 (23.38%) C
4 108 (20.53%) Python
5 107 (20.34%) C++
6 88 (16.73%) JavaScript
7 82 (15.59%) Shell Script
8 81 (15.40%) C#
9 66 (12.55%) PHP
10 65 (12.36%) Perl
11 47 (8.94%) Bash Shell
12 18 (3.42%) Objective-C
13 14 (2.66%) Scala
14 12 (2.28%) Erlang
14 12 (2.28%) Ruby
14 12 (2.28%) PL/SQL
15 11 (2.09%) PHP5
15 11 (2.09%) PowerShell
16 8 (1.52%) VB
17 7 (1.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 169 (32.13%) Degree
2 31 (5.89%) Cisco Certification
3 24 (4.56%) CCNA
4 15 (2.85%) CCNP
4 15 (2.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (1.52%) MCSE
5 8 (1.52%) MCITP
6 7 (1.33%) MCTS
6 7 (1.33%) MCSD
7 6 (1.14%) Sun Certification
8 5 (0.95%) RHCE
8 5 (0.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (0.95%) Security Cleared
9 3 (0.57%) EnCE
9 3 (0.57%) GIAC
9 3 (0.57%) CISSP
10 2 (0.38%) MCP
10 2 (0.38%) HND
10 2 (0.38%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.19%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.23%) QA
2 9 (1.71%) ISO 9001
3 7 (1.33%) SLA
4 6 (1.14%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 46 (8.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (4.75%) Active Directory
3 21 (3.99%) Hyper-V
4 17 (3.23%) VMware ESX
5 10 (1.90%) KVM
6 9 (1.71%) vSphere
6 9 (1.71%) Oracle RAC
7 6 (1.14%) Terminal Services
8 5 (0.95%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 5 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.76%) XenApp
9 4 (0.76%) Oracle RMAN
10 3 (0.57%) ISA Server
10 3 (0.57%) SRDF
11 2 (0.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 2 (0.38%) pfSense
12 1 (0.19%) vCloud
12 1 (0.19%) ACF2
12 1 (0.19%) Samba
12 1 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 13 (2.47%) Puppet
2 8 (1.52%) Tivoli
3 7 (1.33%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 5 (0.95%) FortiGate
5 4 (0.76%) ZABBIX
5 4 (0.76%) Nagios
6 3 (0.57%) BMC PATROL
6 3 (0.57%) OpenView
6 3 (0.57%) CiscoWorks
6 3 (0.57%) NetBackup
6 3 (0.57%) SolarWinds Orion
7 2 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.38%) Ansible
7 2 (0.38%) Data Guard
7 2 (0.38%) Cacti
7 2 (0.38%) Control-M
8 1 (0.19%) ARCserve
8 1 (0.19%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 1 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.19%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 182 (34.60%) Oracle
2 103 (19.58%) Microsoft
3 80 (15.21%) Red Hat
4 75 (14.26%) VMware
5 48 (9.13%) Cisco
6 47 (8.94%) IBM
7 41 (7.79%) HP
8 31 (5.89%) CheckPoint
9 26 (4.94%) Zend
10 19 (3.61%) Sun
11 17 (3.23%) JBoss
11 17 (3.23%) Google
12 14 (2.66%) Citrix
13 13 (2.47%) NetApp
13 13 (2.47%) Perforce
14 12 (2.28%) ProCurve
15 7 (1.33%) EMC
15 7 (1.33%) Juniper
16 6 (1.14%) ATG
16 6 (1.14%) Interwoven
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Plus benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: excellent
Posted: 4 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
Network Compucare Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Limited
Salary: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Limited
Salary: Market Rates + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London, London, Hounslow, Slough,...
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £30-35,000 + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London, London, Hounslow, Slough,...
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £45-65,000 + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30k-35k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Project Related Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Harpenden
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £50000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £30k - 45k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Everything Everywhere
Salary: Competitive+benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
St. Albans
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Hertfordshire
Huxley Associates
Salary: £50000 - £57000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Steria
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Upto 65k plus flexible benefits scheme
Posted: 15 days ago
Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago