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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 16 14 18
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 10 3 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 11.36% 5.00% 8.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.33% 12.00% 22.03%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 13
Average salary £44,750 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.63% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £55,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £55,000 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%
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
30 25 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 34.09% 41.67% 38.56%
Number of salaries quoted 26 24 52
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £61,918 £50,775
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 28 April 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Rickmansworth

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 9 (69.23%) SQL
1 9 (69.23%) UNIX
2 6 (46.15%) MS Office
2 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
2 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 6 (46.15%) JIRA
3 4 (30.77%) Degree
3 4 (30.77%) Windows
4 3 (23.08%) Apache
4 3 (23.08%) XML
4 3 (23.08%) MySQL
4 3 (23.08%) Oracle
4 3 (23.08%) HTML
4 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 3 (23.08%) PHP
4 3 (23.08%) Windows XP
4 3 (23.08%) FTP
4 3 (23.08%) Toad
4 3 (23.08%) ISEB
4 3 (23.08%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (23.08%) Tivoli
4 3 (23.08%) Shell Script
4 3 (23.08%) Middleware
4 3 (23.08%) Project Management
4 3 (23.08%) LAMP
4 3 (23.08%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (23.08%) Banking
4 3 (23.08%) SSH

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 3 (23.08%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) MS Office
1 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) FTP
1 3 (23.08%) SSH
1 3 (23.08%) PuTTY
1 3 (23.08%) WinSCP
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) MySQL
1 3 (23.08%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) JIRA
2 3 (23.08%) Selenium
2 3 (23.08%) Toad
2 3 (23.08%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (30.77%) Systems Support
3 3 (23.08%) Support Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Lead Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Test Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Web Developer
3 3 (23.08%) PHP Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Senior PHP Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Trainee
3 3 (23.08%) Lead PHP Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Test Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Web Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Environment Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) HTML
1 3 (23.08%) XML
1 3 (23.08%) Middleware
1 3 (23.08%) LAMP
1 3 (23.08%) Ajax
1 3 (23.08%) jQuery
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle Fusion
1 3 (23.08%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) UNIX
2 4 (30.77%) Windows
3 3 (23.08%) Windows XP
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Project Management
1 3 (23.08%) Regression Testing
1 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (23.08%) Automated Testing
1 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
1 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (23.08%) Manual Testing
1 3 (23.08%) System Testing
1 3 (23.08%) Time Management
1 3 (23.08%) Web Application Development
1 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) Shell Script
2 3 (23.08%) PHP5
2 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
2 3 (23.08%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
2 3 (23.08%) ISEB
2 3 (23.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) iptables
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle
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