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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 13 17 15
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 16 3 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 15.38% 4.62% 11.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 48.48% 8.82% 31.91%
Number of salaries quoted 16 3 15
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £55,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +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
33 34 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 31.73% 52.31% 34.81%
Number of salaries quoted 29 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 £21,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,500 £47,500
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 22 May 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Rickmansworth

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 12 (57.14%) Windows
2 10 (47.62%) UNIX
3 9 (42.86%) SQL
3 9 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 9 (42.86%) Firewall
3 9 (42.86%) Security Cleared
4 8 (38.10%) Degree
5 5 (23.81%) Blackberry
5 5 (23.81%) MySQL
5 5 (23.81%) HTML
5 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
5 5 (23.81%) PHP
5 5 (23.81%) Apache
5 5 (23.81%) XML
5 5 (23.81%) Ajax
5 5 (23.81%) PHP5
5 5 (23.81%) jQuery
5 5 (23.81%) LAMP
5 5 (23.81%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (23.81%) HTML5
5 5 (23.81%) Web Application Development
5 5 (23.81%) iptables
6 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (19.05%) Finance
6 4 (19.05%) JIRA
6 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
6 4 (19.05%) MS Office
6 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
6 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
7 3 (14.29%) Project Management

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (23.81%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Office
1 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (42.86%) Firewall
2 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.76%) FTP
3 1 (4.76%) SSH
3 1 (4.76%) PuTTY
3 1 (4.76%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) MySQL
1 5 (23.81%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) JIRA
2 3 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (14.29%) Selenium
3 1 (4.76%) Toad
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Systems Administrator
2 8 (38.10%) Systems Support
3 5 (23.81%) Senior Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Web Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Senior PHP Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Senior Web Developer
3 5 (23.81%) PHP Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Lead PHP Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Lead Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Technical Support
5 3 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (14.29%) Test Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Trainee
5 3 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Senior Test Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 2 (9.52%) IT Support
7 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) HTML
1 5 (23.81%) XML
1 5 (23.81%) Ajax
1 5 (23.81%) jQuery
1 5 (23.81%) LAMP
1 5 (23.81%) HTML5
2 1 (4.76%) Middleware
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Blackberry
2 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (57.14%) Windows
2 10 (47.62%) UNIX
3 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 3 (14.29%) Ubuntu
4 3 (14.29%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Web Application Development
2 3 (14.29%) Project Management
2 3 (14.29%) Regression Testing
2 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (14.29%) Manual Testing
2 3 (14.29%) System Testing
2 3 (14.29%) Time Management
2 3 (14.29%) Software Testing
2 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (14.29%) Automated Testing
2 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (4.76%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) SQL
2 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
2 5 (23.81%) PHP
2 5 (23.81%) PHP5
3 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 8 (38.10%) Degree
3 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
4 3 (14.29%) ISEB
4 3 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 9 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 5 (23.81%) iptables
3 1 (4.76%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle