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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 20 11 26
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +15
Permanent jobs citing Linux 7 1 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 9.09% 3.03% 6.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.92% 10.00% 17.44%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 11
Average salary £45,000 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.88% +10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
26 10 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 33.77% 30.30% 39.63%
Number of salaries quoted 21 10 58
Average salary £45,000 £26,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+69.81% -24.28%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (94.12%) UNIX
2 12 (70.59%) Shell Script
3 11 (64.71%) SQL
3 11 (64.71%) Oracle
3 11 (64.71%) MS Office
3 11 (64.71%) MS Excel
3 11 (64.71%) FTP
3 11 (64.71%) Toad
3 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
3 11 (64.71%) Tivoli
3 11 (64.71%) Middleware
3 11 (64.71%) SSH
3 11 (64.71%) JIRA
3 11 (64.71%) Oracle Fusion
3 11 (64.71%) Oracle Database
3 11 (64.71%) PuTTY
3 11 (64.71%) WinSCP
4 9 (52.94%) Finance
5 5 (29.41%) Windows
5 5 (29.41%) VoIP
5 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
5 5 (29.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (29.41%) Firewall
5 5 (29.41%) Debian
5 5 (29.41%) Ubuntu
5 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
6 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
7 1 (5.88%) HTML
7 1 (5.88%) Web Services
7 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (29.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.88%) Apache
Applications
1 11 (64.71%) MS Office
1 11 (64.71%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (64.71%) FTP
1 11 (64.71%) SSH
1 11 (64.71%) PuTTY
1 11 (64.71%) WinSCP
2 5 (29.41%) Firewall
2 5 (29.41%) VoIP
3 1 (5.88%) SMTP
3 1 (5.88%) HTTP
3 1 (5.88%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (64.71%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (64.71%) Toad
1 11 (64.71%) JIRA
General
1 9 (52.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Environment Manager
2 5 (29.41%) Administrator
2 5 (29.41%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (17.65%) Support Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Environment Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) DevOps Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (64.71%) Middleware
1 11 (64.71%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (5.88%) HTML
2 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 16 (94.12%) UNIX
2 5 (29.41%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Debian
2 5 (29.41%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
1 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (5.88%) DevOps
1 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) Shell Script
2 11 (64.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (64.71%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Oracle
1 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Citrix