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

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 41 15 13
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 14 21 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 7.07% 13.55% 14.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.42% 55.26% 38.24%
Number of salaries quoted 14 13 9
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,568
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.47%
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
76 38 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 38.38% 24.52% 37.99%
Number of salaries quoted 72 30 41
Average salary £42,000 £30,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £22,500
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
Salary Histogram in St Albans

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the St Albans region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in St Albans

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 31 (91.18%) Java
2 22 (64.71%) Finance
3 21 (61.76%) MySQL
4 20 (58.82%) SQL
4 20 (58.82%) Tomcat
4 20 (58.82%) Telecoms
5 19 (55.88%) Oracle
6 17 (50.00%) Red Hat
6 17 (50.00%) Games
6 17 (50.00%) CentOS
7 16 (47.06%) Online Games
7 16 (47.06%) Online Betting
7 16 (47.06%) PostgreSQL
7 16 (47.06%) CMS
7 16 (47.06%) DNS
7 16 (47.06%) Service Delivery
7 16 (47.06%) Apache
7 16 (47.06%) E-Commerce
7 16 (47.06%) DHCP
7 16 (47.06%) HTTP
7 16 (47.06%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 12 (35.29%) C#
9 10 (29.41%) UNIX
10 9 (26.47%) Software Engineering
10 9 (26.47%) Multithreading
10 9 (26.47%) Computer Science
11 8 (23.53%) Degree
11 8 (23.53%) Algorithms
11 8 (23.53%) C++
11 8 (23.53%) C

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 20 (58.82%) Tomcat
2 16 (47.06%) CMS
2 16 (47.06%) Apache
2 16 (47.06%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Mingle
Communications & Networking
1 16 (47.06%) DNS
1 16 (47.06%) DHCP
1 16 (47.06%) HTTP
2 1 (2.94%) iSCSI
2 1 (2.94%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (2.94%) SAN
2 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (61.76%) MySQL
2 16 (47.06%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.88%) JasperReports
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.94%) RavenDB
5 1 (2.94%) Neo4j
5 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) NUnit
1 1 (2.94%) TeamCity
1 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.94%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (2.94%) MSTest
1 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (64.71%) Finance
2 20 (58.82%) Telecoms
3 17 (50.00%) Games
4 16 (47.06%) Online Betting
5 4 (11.76%) Banking
6 1 (2.94%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (50.00%) Administrator
1 17 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 17 (50.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 16 (47.06%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 16 (47.06%) Linux Administrator
2 16 (47.06%) Senior Linux Administrator
2 16 (47.06%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
2 16 (47.06%) Developer
3 14 (41.18%) Java Developer
4 7 (20.59%) Java Software Engineer
4 7 (20.59%) Software Developer
4 7 (20.59%) Software Engineer
4 7 (20.59%) Java Software Developer
5 5 (14.71%) Senior Developer
6 4 (11.76%) Senior Software Developer
6 4 (11.76%) Senior Software Engineer
6 4 (11.76%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (11.76%) Senior Java Software Developer
6 4 (11.76%) Senior Java Software Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) HTML
1 5 (14.71%) CSS
2 4 (11.76%) .NET
3 3 (8.82%) RESTful
3 3 (8.82%) Web Services
4 2 (5.88%) Hibernate
4 2 (5.88%) J2EE
4 2 (5.88%) SOAP
4 2 (5.88%) Spring
5 1 (2.94%) Silverlight
5 1 (2.94%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (2.94%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (47.06%) Online Games
2 9 (26.47%) Computer Science
3 8 (23.53%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.94%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (2.94%) Robotics
4 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (50.00%) CentOS
2 10 (29.41%) UNIX
3 4 (11.76%) Windows
4 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.94%) HPUX
4 1 (2.94%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (47.06%) Service Delivery
1 16 (47.06%) E-Commerce
2 9 (26.47%) Software Engineering
2 9 (26.47%) Multithreading
3 8 (23.53%) OO
4 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (5.88%) SEO
5 2 (5.88%) Website Architecture
5 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.94%) TDD
6 1 (2.94%) BDD
6 1 (2.94%) CQRS
6 1 (2.94%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (2.94%) Unit Testing
6 1 (2.94%) OOP
6 1 (2.94%) Data Modelling
6 1 (2.94%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 31 (91.18%) Java
2 20 (58.82%) SQL
3 12 (35.29%) C#
4 8 (23.53%) C++
4 8 (23.53%) C
4 8 (23.53%) Python
5 6 (17.65%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) MCTS
2 1 (2.94%) MCSD
2 1 (2.94%) MCSE
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.94%) RHCE
2 1 (2.94%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.94%) XenApp
1 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (2.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.94%) NetBackup
1 1 (2.94%) Nagios
Vendors
1 19 (55.88%) Oracle
2 17 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (8.82%) Sybase
4 1 (2.94%) Jaspersoft
4 1 (2.94%) Citrix
4 1 (2.94%) VMware
4 1 (2.94%) Symantec
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