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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 17 14 25
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +11
Permanent jobs citing Linux 5 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 7.46% 2.56% 4.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.81% 7.69% 12.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 9
Average salary £21,500 £38,500 £54,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-44.15% -29.35%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
21 13 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 31.34% 33.33% 40.11%
Number of salaries quoted 18 13 59
Average salary £22,500 £27,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% -54.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,400 £65,000 £49,620
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
Salary Histogram in Rickmansworth

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Rickmansworth region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Rickmansworth

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 13 (92.86%) UNIX
2 9 (64.29%) Windows
3 6 (42.86%) Firewall
3 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
4 5 (35.71%) Ubuntu
4 5 (35.71%) JIRA
4 5 (35.71%) MS Office
4 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
4 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
4 5 (35.71%) SQL
4 5 (35.71%) VoIP
4 5 (35.71%) Finance
4 5 (35.71%) Debian
4 5 (35.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (28.57%) FTP
5 4 (28.57%) Toad
5 4 (28.57%) Oracle
5 4 (28.57%) Tivoli
5 4 (28.57%) Shell Script
5 4 (28.57%) Middleware
5 4 (28.57%) SSH
5 4 (28.57%) Oracle Fusion
5 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database
5 4 (28.57%) PuTTY
5 4 (28.57%) WinSCP
6 3 (21.43%) Windows Vista
6 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
7 2 (14.29%) Degree
8 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 (35.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Office
1 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) Firewall
2 5 (35.71%) VoIP
3 4 (28.57%) FTP
3 4 (28.57%) SSH
3 4 (28.57%) PuTTY
3 4 (28.57%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) JIRA
2 4 (28.57%) Toad
3 1 (7.14%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (7.14%) Selenium
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (35.71%) Administrator
3 4 (28.57%) Systems Support
3 4 (28.57%) Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Support Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Trainee
4 3 (21.43%) Environment Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) IT Support
5 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Environment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) Middleware
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) UNIX
2 9 (64.29%) Windows
3 5 (35.71%) Debian
3 5 (35.71%) Ubuntu
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Vista
4 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (7.14%) Project Management
1 1 (7.14%) Regression Testing
1 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
1 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
1 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (7.14%) Manual Testing
1 1 (7.14%) System Testing
1 1 (7.14%) Time Management
1 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (7.14%) ISEB
3 1 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle