The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Rickmansworth region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 15 13 10
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 5 10 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 6.94% 10.75% 17.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.00% 31.25% 37.84%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 13
Average salary £47,500 £31,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.79% -37.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Operating Systems Category
Rickmansworth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
25 32 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 34.72% 34.41% 46.25%
Number of salaries quoted 21 23 30
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Linux
Hertfordshire

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 31 July 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Rickmansworth

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 8 (100.00%) Shell Script
2 4 (50.00%) Middleware
2 4 (50.00%) SMTP
2 4 (50.00%) UNIX
2 4 (50.00%) HTTP
3 3 (37.50%) Tivoli
3 3 (37.50%) SSH
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
3 3 (37.50%) JIRA
3 3 (37.50%) PuTTY
3 3 (37.50%) WinSCP
3 3 (37.50%) Toad
3 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle
3 3 (37.50%) MS Office
3 3 (37.50%) FTP
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
5 1 (12.50%) PKI
5 1 (12.50%) Brocade
5 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (12.50%) Operations Management
5 1 (12.50%) Degree
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (12.50%) DevOps
5 1 (12.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (12.50%) Product Management

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (12.50%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) SMTP
1 4 (50.00%) HTTP
2 3 (37.50%) SSH
2 3 (37.50%) PuTTY
2 3 (37.50%) WinSCP
2 3 (37.50%) FTP
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) JIRA
1 3 (37.50%) Toad
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Technical Specialist
2 2 (25.00%) Server Specialist
2 2 (25.00%) Environment Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Storage Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Backup Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Middleware
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) PKI
1 1 (12.50%) Symmetrix DMX
1 1 (12.50%) Celerra
1 1 (12.50%) CLARiiON
1 1 (12.50%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) AIX
2 1 (12.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (12.50%) Operations Management
1 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (12.50%) DevOps
1 1 (12.50%) Product Management
1 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
1 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Perl
3 1 (12.50%) AWK
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (12.50%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Tivoli
2 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Brocade
2 1 (12.50%) Sun
2 1 (12.50%) EMC
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) NetApp
2 1 (12.50%) StorageTek
2 1 (12.50%) Veritas
2 1 (12.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Symantec