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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 8 - 15
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 10 0 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 16.13% - 10.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.67% - 24.49%
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 9
Average salary £45,000 - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
15 3 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 24.19% 3.70% 42.98%
Number of salaries quoted 15 1 40
Average salary £45,000 £54,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.43% +9.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £54,500 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £64,860 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 19 September 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Rickmansworth

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 12 (85.71%) Shell Script
2 10 (71.43%) UNIX
3 8 (57.14%) Middleware
4 7 (50.00%) Toad
4 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (50.00%) SQL
4 7 (50.00%) Oracle
4 7 (50.00%) MS Office
4 7 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 7 (50.00%) FTP
4 7 (50.00%) Tivoli
4 7 (50.00%) SSH
4 7 (50.00%) Oracle Fusion
4 7 (50.00%) Oracle Database
4 7 (50.00%) JIRA
4 7 (50.00%) PuTTY
4 7 (50.00%) WinSCP
5 6 (42.86%) Finance
6 4 (28.57%) HTTP
6 4 (28.57%) SMTP
7 3 (21.43%) Windows
8 2 (14.29%) Tomcat
8 2 (14.29%) VoIP
8 2 (14.29%) Firewall
8 2 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
8 2 (14.29%) Debian
8 2 (14.29%) Ubuntu
8 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
9 1 (7.14%) Mentoring

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 2 (14.29%) Tomcat
1 2 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (7.14%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (50.00%) MS Office
1 7 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) FTP
1 7 (50.00%) SSH
1 7 (50.00%) PuTTY
1 7 (50.00%) WinSCP
2 4 (28.57%) SMTP
2 4 (28.57%) HTTP
3 2 (14.29%) VoIP
3 2 (14.29%) Firewall
4 1 (7.14%) DNS
4 1 (7.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Toad
1 7 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Environment Manager
2 4 (28.57%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Server Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Backup Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) DevOps Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Storage Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) Middleware
2 7 (50.00%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (7.14%) HTML
3 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) CLARiiON
1 1 (7.14%) Symmetrix
1 1 (7.14%) PKI
1 1 (7.14%) Celerra
1 1 (7.14%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) UNIX
2 3 (21.43%) Windows
3 2 (14.29%) Debian
3 2 (14.29%) Ubuntu
4 1 (7.14%) AIX
4 1 (7.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
1 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (7.14%) Operations Management
1 1 (7.14%) Product Management
1 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (7.14%) DevOps
1 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) Shell Script
2 7 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) Perl
3 1 (7.14%) AWK
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (7.14%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 7 (50.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (7.14%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Sun
2 1 (7.14%) EMC
2 1 (7.14%) Citrix
2 1 (7.14%) NetApp
2 1 (7.14%) StorageTek
2 1 (7.14%) Veritas
2 1 (7.14%) Symantec
2 1 (7.14%) VMware
2 1 (7.14%) Brocade