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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 19 18 18
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 270 233 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 11.21% 9.42% 11.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.40% 35.20% 34.25%
Number of salaries quoted 196 176 140
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%
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
722 662 689
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 29.98% 26.76% 32.47%
Number of salaries quoted 546 547 510
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 31 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 31 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 +11 131 £47,500 - 4
Hemel Hempstead -2 57 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Rickmansworth -2 19 £43,500 -8.42% 2
St Albans -23 13 £55,000 +36.96% 1
Potters Bar - 6 £40,000 -
Welwyn Garden City -16 5 £57,500 +30.68% 2
Borehamwood -23 4 £24,500 -10.90%
Royston - 4 £35,750 - 1
Stevenage +6 1 £52,500 +28.04%
Letchworth +5 1 £40,000 +25.00% 1
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 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 (46.03%) Windows
2 186 (33.57%) SQL
3 178 (32.13%) UNIX
4 166 (29.96%) Java
5 160 (28.88%) MySQL
6 145 (26.17%) Oracle
7 118 (21.30%) C
8 117 (21.12%) JavaScript
9 114 (20.58%) Apache
9 114 (20.58%) Finance
10 107 (19.31%) ITIL
10 107 (19.31%) Perl
11 103 (18.59%) VMware
12 102 (18.41%) Microsoft
13 99 (17.87%) C++
14 91 (16.43%) Web Services
15 89 (16.06%) PHP
15 89 (16.06%) Degree
16 87 (15.70%) HTML
16 87 (15.70%) DNS
16 87 (15.70%) VMware Infrastructure
17 81 (14.62%) Tomcat
18 75 (13.54%) AIX
19 74 (13.36%) Firewall
20 69 (12.45%) CSS
21 67 (12.09%) Software Engineering
22 66 (11.91%) Analytical Skills
23 63 (11.37%) Python
23 63 (11.37%) TCP/IP
24 62 (11.19%) IBM

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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
1 114 (20.58%) Apache
2 81 (14.62%) Tomcat
3 61 (11.01%) WebSphere
4 53 (9.57%) WebSphere Application Server
5 52 (9.39%) MS Exchange
6 44 (7.94%) IIS
7 27 (4.87%) Apache ServiceMix
8 26 (4.69%) JBoss
9 18 (3.25%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 18 (3.25%) CMS
10 13 (2.35%) IBM HTTP Server
11 10 (1.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 10 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2010
11 10 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2007
11 10 (1.81%) Drupal
12 9 (1.62%) nginx
12 9 (1.62%) WebLogic
13 8 (1.44%) Lync
14 6 (1.08%) WordPress
14 6 (1.08%) MQSeries
Applications
1 51 (9.21%) MS Office
1 51 (9.21%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.36%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.18%) MS Project
3 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.18%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 15 (2.71%) Magento
2 8 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.44%) Maximo
3 4 (0.72%) CA PPM
4 3 (0.54%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.18%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.18%) GoldMine
5 1 (0.18%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 47 (8.48%) Office 365
2 39 (7.04%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (4.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 22 (3.97%) Cloud Computing
5 19 (3.43%) PaaS
6 16 (2.89%) IaaS
7 12 (2.17%) SaaS
8 9 (1.62%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.54%) Google Compute Engine
9 3 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.54%) Google App Engine
10 2 (0.36%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.18%) Symantec.cloud
11 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 87 (15.70%) DNS
2 74 (13.36%) Firewall
3 63 (11.37%) TCP/IP
4 61 (11.01%) DHCP
5 53 (9.57%) HTTP
6 49 (8.84%) SAN
7 39 (7.04%) Internet
8 35 (6.32%) VPN
8 35 (6.32%) LAN
9 33 (5.96%) WAN
10 31 (5.60%) SMTP
11 25 (4.51%) VoIP
12 22 (3.97%) NAS
13 20 (3.61%) FTP
14 16 (2.89%) SSL
15 14 (2.53%) VLAN
16 10 (1.81%) iSCSI
16 10 (1.81%) OSPF
17 9 (1.62%) MPLS
17 9 (1.62%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 160 (28.88%) MySQL
2 45 (8.12%) Relational Database
3 44 (7.94%) DB2
4 35 (6.32%) SQL Server
4 35 (6.32%) RDBMS
5 34 (6.14%) PostgreSQL
6 29 (5.23%) NoSQL
7 21 (3.79%) Oracle Database
8 15 (2.71%) Informix
9 10 (1.81%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (1.44%) Oracle Database 10g
10 8 (1.44%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (1.26%) Oracle Database 11g
12 6 (1.08%) MongoDB
13 5 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
14 4 (0.72%) Crystal Reports
15 3 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
15 3 (0.54%) MS Access
15 3 (0.54%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 28 (5.05%) Eclipse
2 26 (4.69%) Subversion
3 22 (3.97%) JUnit
4 17 (3.07%) Rational Application Developer
5 13 (2.35%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 13 (2.35%) Maven
6 12 (2.17%) Selenium
7 9 (1.62%) JIRA
7 9 (1.62%) Jenkins
8 8 (1.44%) Git (software)
9 7 (1.26%) JMeter
9 7 (1.26%) LoadRunner
10 6 (1.08%) HP UFT
10 6 (1.08%) Ant
11 4 (0.72%) Log4j
12 3 (0.54%) PowerBuilder
13 2 (0.36%) Bugzilla
13 2 (0.36%) Firebug
13 2 (0.36%) Xdebug
13 2 (0.36%) TestLink
General
1 114 (20.58%) Finance
2 41 (7.40%) Telecoms
3 36 (6.50%) Banking
4 32 (5.78%) Games
5 29 (5.23%) Retail
6 21 (3.79%) Marketing
7 18 (3.25%) Online Betting
8 9 (1.62%) Advertising
9 8 (1.44%) Pharmaceutical
10 7 (1.26%) Russian Language
10 7 (1.26%) Arabic Language
11 4 (0.72%) Electronics
12 2 (0.36%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.36%) Billing
13 1 (0.18%) French Language
13 1 (0.18%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 175 (31.59%) Developer
2 85 (15.34%) Analyst
3 78 (14.08%) Administrator
4 72 (13.00%) Systems Administrator
5 59 (10.65%) Support Analyst
6 58 (10.47%) Java Developer
7 52 (9.39%) Linux Administrator
8 38 (6.86%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 38 (6.86%) Software Engineer
9 33 (5.96%) Senior Developer
10 32 (5.78%) Software Developer
10 32 (5.78%) PHP Developer
11 27 (4.87%) Architect
11 27 (4.87%) Programmer
12 24 (4.33%) Senior Systems Administrator
13 22 (3.97%) Applications Support
14 21 (3.79%) Consultant
14 21 (3.79%) Applications Support Analyst
15 19 (3.43%) Embedded Software Engineer
16 18 (3.25%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (16.43%) Web Services
2 87 (15.70%) HTML
3 69 (12.45%) CSS
4 61 (11.01%) XML
5 46 (8.30%) REST
6 38 (6.86%) SOAP
7 37 (6.68%) J2EE
7 37 (6.68%) Spring
8 31 (5.60%) JSP
9 30 (5.42%) HTML5
10 27 (4.87%) JDBC
11 25 (4.51%) Symfony
11 25 (4.51%) Laravel
12 24 (4.33%) LAMP
12 24 (4.33%) Hibernate
13 23 (4.15%) .NET
14 22 (3.97%) Struts
15 19 (3.43%) CSS3
15 19 (3.43%) WebSockets
16 18 (3.25%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 66 (11.91%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (10.29%) Computer Science
3 47 (8.48%) Data Centre
4 30 (5.42%) Clustering
5 23 (4.15%) Replication
6 21 (3.79%) Mathematics
7 19 (3.43%) Management Information System
8 18 (3.25%) Online Games
9 17 (3.07%) Handset
10 14 (2.53%) Blackberry
11 9 (1.62%) Thin Client
11 9 (1.62%) IVR
11 9 (1.62%) Chemistry
11 9 (1.62%) Fat Client
11 9 (1.62%) Hybrid Cloud
12 8 (1.44%) Enterprise Storage
13 7 (1.26%) HP Superdome
14 6 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
15 5 (0.90%) Visualisation
15 5 (0.90%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 255 (46.03%) Windows
2 178 (32.13%) UNIX
3 75 (13.54%) AIX
4 60 (10.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 55 (9.93%) Solaris
6 36 (6.50%) Android
7 34 (6.14%) Apple iOS
7 34 (6.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 33 (5.96%) HPUX
9 30 (5.42%) Windows Server 2003
9 30 (5.42%) Debian
9 30 (5.42%) Windows Server 2008
10 29 (5.23%) CentOS
11 18 (3.25%) Mac OS X
12 16 (2.89%) Embedded Linux
13 14 (2.53%) Windows 7
14 13 (2.35%) Windows XP
15 7 (1.26%) Ubuntu
16 6 (1.08%) Fedora
17 5 (0.90%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (19.31%) ITIL
2 67 (12.09%) Software Engineering
3 43 (7.76%) E-Commerce
4 41 (7.40%) Information Security
5 40 (7.22%) TDD
5 40 (7.22%) Mentoring
6 38 (6.86%) MVC
7 37 (6.68%) Web Development
8 32 (5.78%) Problem Management
8 32 (5.78%) OO
9 31 (5.60%) Disaster Recovery
10 29 (5.23%) Open Source
11 27 (4.87%) Change Management
11 27 (4.87%) Agile Software Development
12 26 (4.69%) Performance Tuning
13 24 (4.33%) Continuous Integration
14 23 (4.15%) Configuration Management
14 23 (4.15%) Service Delivery
15 22 (3.97%) Capacity Planning
16 21 (3.79%) API Integration
Programming Languages
1 186 (33.57%) SQL
2 166 (29.96%) Java
3 118 (21.30%) C
4 117 (21.12%) JavaScript
5 107 (19.31%) Perl
6 99 (17.87%) C++
7 89 (16.06%) PHP
8 63 (11.37%) Python
9 62 (11.19%) Bash Shell
10 40 (7.22%) Shell Script
11 27 (4.87%) C#
12 19 (3.43%) PL/SQL
13 11 (1.99%) Embedded C
14 8 (1.44%) Embedded C++
14 8 (1.44%) T-SQL
14 8 (1.44%) Ruby
15 7 (1.26%) PHP5
15 7 (1.26%) AWK
16 5 (0.90%) Fortran
17 4 (0.72%) XPath
Qualifications
1 89 (16.06%) Degree
2 39 (7.04%) Security Cleared
3 20 (3.61%) SC Cleared
4 14 (2.53%) Sun Certification
5 10 (1.81%) CCNA
5 10 (1.81%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (1.44%) PhD
7 6 (1.08%) ISEB
7 6 (1.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.72%) RHCE
10 3 (0.54%) CISSP
10 3 (0.54%) CCNP
11 2 (0.36%) MCSE
11 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.18%) RHCSA
12 1 (0.18%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (7.22%) SLA
2 28 (5.05%) QA
3 5 (0.90%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.54%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 87 (15.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 57 (10.29%) Active Directory
3 41 (7.40%) vSphere
4 34 (6.14%) iptables
5 30 (5.42%) VMware ESXi
5 30 (5.42%) Terminal Services
5 30 (5.42%) Samba
6 28 (5.05%) Firmware
7 25 (4.51%) NFS
8 21 (3.79%) Hyper-V
9 17 (3.07%) VMware Workstation
10 15 (2.71%) VMware ESX
11 11 (1.99%) VMware Server
12 8 (1.44%) Varnish
12 8 (1.44%) VirtualBox
12 8 (1.44%) Postfix
13 6 (1.08%) Sendmail
13 6 (1.08%) Oracle RAC
13 6 (1.08%) XenDesktop
14 5 (0.90%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (3.07%) Nagios
1 17 (3.07%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (2.71%) Puppet
3 11 (1.99%) Nessus
4 8 (1.44%) BMC PATROL
4 8 (1.44%) Cacti
4 8 (1.44%) vMotion
5 7 (1.26%) cPanel
6 6 (1.08%) Data Guard
6 6 (1.08%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 4 (0.72%) Ansible
8 3 (0.54%) Opsview
9 2 (0.36%) Salt
9 2 (0.36%) Legato
9 2 (0.36%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.36%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.18%) SCCM
10 1 (0.18%) WSUS
10 1 (0.18%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.18%) Control-M
Vendors
1 145 (26.17%) Oracle
2 103 (18.59%) VMware
3 102 (18.41%) Microsoft
4 62 (11.19%) IBM
4 62 (11.19%) Red Hat
5 49 (8.84%) HP
6 45 (8.12%) Cisco
7 27 (4.87%) Zend
8 24 (4.33%) Sun
8 24 (4.33%) CheckPoint
9 19 (3.43%) Citrix
10 12 (2.17%) Apple
11 11 (1.99%) Symantec
11 11 (1.99%) Sophos
11 11 (1.99%) Websense
12 10 (1.81%) SonicWALL
13 9 (1.62%) Intel
13 9 (1.62%) Sybase
14 8 (1.44%) BMC
14 8 (1.44%) Google
Watford, Hertfordshire
Computer People
Salary: Bonus, Pension, Life
Posted: 13 hours ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum excellent bens, International Compan
Posted: 23 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: Yesterday
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum, plus Shares + Benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits Share Options+Healthcare+Pension+M
Posted: Yesterday
Royston, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
ISL
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Shift Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Bonus + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits!
Posted: 4 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + £5k shift allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits incl share options
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum + Excellant Package
Posted: 6 days ago