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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 26 11 23
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +12
Permanent jobs citing Linux 3 1 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 4.29% 3.45% 5.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.00% 11.11% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 8
Average salary £45,000 £38,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.88% -14.44%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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
25 9 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 35.71% 31.03% 44.00%
Number of salaries quoted 20 9 60
Average salary £30,000 £27,500 £53,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -48.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £65,000 £27,500
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 26 January 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 (100.00%) UNIX
2 11 (68.75%) MS Excel
2 11 (68.75%) SQL
2 11 (68.75%) Oracle
2 11 (68.75%) MS Office
2 11 (68.75%) FTP
2 11 (68.75%) Toad
2 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 11 (68.75%) Tivoli
2 11 (68.75%) Shell Script
2 11 (68.75%) Middleware
2 11 (68.75%) SSH
2 11 (68.75%) JIRA
2 11 (68.75%) Oracle Fusion
2 11 (68.75%) Oracle Database
2 11 (68.75%) PuTTY
2 11 (68.75%) WinSCP
3 9 (56.25%) Finance
4 5 (31.25%) Debian
4 5 (31.25%) Firewall
4 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
4 5 (31.25%) Ubuntu
4 5 (31.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
4 5 (31.25%) VoIP
4 5 (31.25%) Windows
5 1 (6.25%) HTML
5 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.25%) DevOps
5 1 (6.25%) Degree

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 (31.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (68.75%) MS Office
1 11 (68.75%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (68.75%) FTP
1 11 (68.75%) SSH
1 11 (68.75%) PuTTY
1 11 (68.75%) WinSCP
2 5 (31.25%) Firewall
2 5 (31.25%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (68.75%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (68.75%) Toad
1 11 (68.75%) JIRA
General
1 9 (56.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Environment Manager
2 5 (31.25%) Administrator
2 5 (31.25%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (18.75%) Support Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Environment Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) DevOps Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (68.75%) Middleware
1 11 (68.75%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (6.25%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) UNIX
2 5 (31.25%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Debian
2 5 (31.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
1 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (6.25%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) SQL
1 11 (68.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (68.75%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Oracle
1 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
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