The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the St Albans region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 43 18 6
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -12
Permanent jobs citing Linux 14 18 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 6.76% 10.71% 26.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.67% 47.37% 58.97%
Number of salaries quoted 14 18 16
Average salary £55,000 £56,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
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 St Albans region.

Operating Systems Category
St Albans
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
75 38 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 36.23% 22.62% 44.32%
Number of salaries quoted 74 38 40
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £32,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +8.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the St Albans region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

Linux
Salary Trend in St Albans

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the St Albans region.

Linux Salary Trend in St Albans

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the St Albans 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 26 (86.67%) Java
2 24 (80.00%) MySQL
2 24 (80.00%) Finance
3 22 (73.33%) Telecoms
3 22 (73.33%) Tomcat
4 21 (70.00%) SQL
5 20 (66.67%) Oracle
6 19 (63.33%) Red Hat
6 19 (63.33%) Apache
6 19 (63.33%) CentOS
7 18 (60.00%) Online Games
7 18 (60.00%) Online Betting
7 18 (60.00%) CMS
7 18 (60.00%) DNS
7 18 (60.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 18 (60.00%) Service Delivery
7 18 (60.00%) Games
7 18 (60.00%) PostgreSQL
7 18 (60.00%) E-Commerce
7 18 (60.00%) DHCP
7 18 (60.00%) HTTP
8 5 (16.67%) CSS
8 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
8 5 (16.67%) C#
8 5 (16.67%) HTML
9 4 (13.33%) UNIX
9 4 (13.33%) Banking
10 3 (10.00%) Software Engineering
10 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
10 3 (10.00%) Multithreading

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the St Albans 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 22 (73.33%) Tomcat
2 19 (63.33%) Apache
3 18 (60.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 18 (60.00%) CMS
4 1 (3.33%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.33%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 18 (60.00%) DNS
1 18 (60.00%) DHCP
1 18 (60.00%) HTTP
2 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.33%) SAN
2 1 (3.33%) iSCSI
2 1 (3.33%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (80.00%) MySQL
2 18 (60.00%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.33%) JasperReports
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.33%) RavenDB
4 1 (3.33%) Neo4j
4 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.33%) NUnit
1 1 (3.33%) TeamCity
1 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.33%) MSTest
1 1 (3.33%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 24 (80.00%) Finance
2 22 (73.33%) Telecoms
3 18 (60.00%) Online Betting
3 18 (60.00%) Games
4 4 (13.33%) Banking
5 1 (3.33%) Marketing
5 1 (3.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 19 (63.33%) Systems Administrator
1 19 (63.33%) Administrator
1 19 (63.33%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 18 (60.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 18 (60.00%) Senior Linux Administrator
2 18 (60.00%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
2 18 (60.00%) Linux Administrator
3 10 (33.33%) Developer
4 8 (26.67%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Software Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Software Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Java Software Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Java Software Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Sales Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Pre Sales Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (3.33%) CRM Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) HTML
1 5 (16.67%) CSS
2 3 (10.00%) .NET
3 2 (6.67%) Web Services
3 2 (6.67%) RESTful
4 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.33%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (3.33%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (3.33%) SOAP
4 1 (3.33%) LAMP
4 1 (3.33%) Hibernate
4 1 (3.33%) Spring
4 1 (3.33%) Silverlight
4 1 (3.33%) J2EE
4 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (60.00%) Online Games
2 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.67%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 19 (63.33%) CentOS
2 4 (13.33%) UNIX
3 3 (10.00%) Windows
4 1 (3.33%) HPUX
4 1 (3.33%) Solaris
4 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (60.00%) E-Commerce
1 18 (60.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (10.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (10.00%) Multithreading
3 2 (6.67%) Website Architecture
3 2 (6.67%) SEO
3 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (6.67%) OO
4 1 (3.33%) CRM
4 1 (3.33%) Data Modelling
4 1 (3.33%) OOP
4 1 (3.33%) MVC
4 1 (3.33%) TDD
4 1 (3.33%) Unit Testing
4 1 (3.33%) BDD
4 1 (3.33%) CQRS
4 1 (3.33%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 26 (86.67%) Java
2 21 (70.00%) SQL
3 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 5 (16.67%) C#
4 2 (6.67%) C++
4 2 (6.67%) Python
4 2 (6.67%) C
5 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.33%) VBA
5 1 (3.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) MCSD
2 1 (3.33%) MCSE
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.33%) RHCE
2 1 (3.33%) Sun Certification
2 1 (3.33%) MCTS
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.33%) XenApp
1 1 (3.33%) vSphere
1 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.33%) Nagios
2 1 (3.33%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.33%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 20 (66.67%) Oracle
2 19 (63.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (6.67%) Sybase
4 1 (3.33%) Citrix
4 1 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.33%) Symantec
4 1 (3.33%) VMware
4 1 (3.33%) Jaspersoft
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + On Call + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago