The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Rickmansworth region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 16 16 11
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 18 4 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 12.50% 5.26% 13.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 11.43% 28.30%
Number of salaries quoted 18 4 15
Average salary £44,250 £55,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.54% +46.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £51,850 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Linux
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Rickmansworth region.

Operating Systems Category
Rickmansworth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
36 35 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 25.00% 46.05% 48.62%
Number of salaries quoted 32 28 42
Average salary £45,000 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,700 £25,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Rickmansworth

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Rickmansworth region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Rickmansworth

Linux
Salary Trend in Rickmansworth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Rickmansworth region.

Linux Salary Trend in Rickmansworth

Linux
Salary Histogram in Rickmansworth

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Rickmansworth region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Rickmansworth

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Rickmansworth 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 16 (61.54%) Windows
2 14 (53.85%) UNIX
3 13 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 13 (50.00%) Firewall
3 13 (50.00%) Degree
3 13 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 10 (38.46%) SQL
5 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
6 6 (23.08%) Blackberry
6 6 (23.08%) iptables
7 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
7 5 (19.23%) HTML5
7 5 (19.23%) Web Application Development
7 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (19.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (19.23%) Mentoring
7 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (19.23%) Project Management
7 5 (19.23%) Cisco
7 5 (19.23%) ISEB
7 5 (19.23%) HP UFT
7 5 (19.23%) MySQL
7 5 (19.23%) MS Office
7 5 (19.23%) XML
7 5 (19.23%) HTML
7 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
7 5 (19.23%) PHP
7 5 (19.23%) Apache
7 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
7 5 (19.23%) Ajax

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Rickmansworth 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 5 (19.23%) Apache
2 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) MS Office
1 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (50.00%) Firewall
2 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.85%) LAN
3 1 (3.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) MySQL
1 5 (19.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) HP UFT
1 5 (19.23%) Selenium
2 3 (11.54%) JIRA
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
2 10 (38.46%) Systems Support
3 5 (19.23%) Senior Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Test Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Web Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Senior Test Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Senior Web Developer
3 5 (19.23%) PHP Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Senior PHP Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Trainee
4 4 (15.38%) Lead PHP Developer
4 4 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (15.38%) Lead Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 3 (11.54%) Technical Support
5 3 (11.54%) IT Support
6 2 (7.69%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) HTML
1 5 (19.23%) XML
1 5 (19.23%) LAMP
1 5 (19.23%) Ajax
1 5 (19.23%) jQuery
1 5 (19.23%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Blackberry
2 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (61.54%) Windows
2 14 (53.85%) UNIX
3 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (11.54%) Windows XP
4 3 (11.54%) Ubuntu
4 3 (11.54%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) Project Management
1 5 (19.23%) Regression Testing
1 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (19.23%) Automated Testing
1 5 (19.23%) User Acceptance Testing
1 5 (19.23%) Manual Testing
1 5 (19.23%) System Testing
1 5 (19.23%) Web Application Development
1 5 (19.23%) Mentoring
2 3 (11.54%) Time Management
2 3 (11.54%) Software Testing
3 1 (3.85%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) SQL
2 5 (19.23%) PHP5
2 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
2 5 (19.23%) PHP
3 2 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (50.00%) Degree
1 13 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (19.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
2 5 (19.23%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) QA
System Software
1 13 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (23.08%) iptables
3 1 (3.85%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 5 (19.23%) Cisco