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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 17 7 19
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +12
Permanent jobs citing Linux 20 32 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 12.82% 22.38% 11.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.67% 50.00% 40.43%
Number of salaries quoted 20 12 1
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +38.46%
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 St Albans region.

Operating Systems Category
St Albans
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
30 64 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 19.23% 44.76% 28.48%
Number of salaries quoted 30 41 26
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £20,000 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 22 August 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in St Albans

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 33 (80.49%) UNIX
2 32 (78.05%) Java
3 23 (56.10%) Software Engineering
3 23 (56.10%) Computer Science
4 22 (53.66%) Multithreading
4 22 (53.66%) C
4 22 (53.66%) C#
4 22 (53.66%) C++
4 22 (53.66%) Python
5 18 (43.90%) Degree
6 14 (34.15%) SQL
7 13 (31.71%) OO
8 10 (24.39%) Mathematics
8 10 (24.39%) Physics
9 9 (21.95%) Wireless
9 9 (21.95%) QA
9 9 (21.95%) Velocity
10 7 (17.07%) Windows
10 7 (17.07%) Broadband
10 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
11 5 (12.20%) DNS
11 5 (12.20%) DHCP
12 4 (9.76%) HTTP
13 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
13 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (7.32%) Internet
13 3 (7.32%) Apache
13 3 (7.32%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (7.32%) MS Exchange
13 3 (7.32%) Service Delivery

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 3 (7.32%) Apache
1 3 (7.32%) MS Exchange
1 3 (7.32%) CMS
2 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (4.88%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.88%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.95%) Wireless
2 7 (17.07%) Broadband
3 5 (12.20%) DNS
3 5 (12.20%) DHCP
4 4 (9.76%) HTTP
5 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
5 3 (7.32%) Internet
6 2 (4.88%) LAN
7 1 (2.44%) VPN
7 1 (2.44%) RTP
7 1 (2.44%) HTTPS
7 1 (2.44%) Network Security
7 1 (2.44%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (4.88%) MySQL
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
1 2 (4.88%) Billing
Job Titles
1 22 (53.66%) Developer
2 21 (51.22%) Java Developer
3 14 (34.15%) Software Engineer
4 13 (31.71%) Java Software Engineer
5 12 (29.27%) Software Developer
5 12 (29.27%) Java Software Developer
6 10 (24.39%) Senior Developer
6 10 (24.39%) Administrator
6 10 (24.39%) Senior Java Developer
7 8 (19.51%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (12.20%) Senior Software Engineer
8 5 (12.20%) Senior Software Developer
8 5 (12.20%) Senior Java Software Engineer
8 5 (12.20%) Senior Java Software Developer
9 4 (9.76%) UNIX Engineer
10 3 (7.32%) Storage Engineer
10 3 (7.32%) Linux Administrator
11 2 (4.88%) IT Support
11 2 (4.88%) Analyst
11 2 (4.88%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.95%) Velocity
2 2 (4.88%) LAMP
3 1 (2.44%) Qt
3 1 (2.44%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 23 (56.10%) Computer Science
2 10 (24.39%) Mathematics
2 10 (24.39%) Physics
3 1 (2.44%) Streaming Video
3 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.44%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 33 (80.49%) UNIX
2 7 (17.07%) Windows
3 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (7.32%) Android
4 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.88%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.44%) FreeBSD
5 1 (2.44%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.44%) AIX
5 1 (2.44%) Debian
5 1 (2.44%) OpenBSD
5 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.44%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.44%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (56.10%) Software Engineering
2 22 (53.66%) Multithreading
3 13 (31.71%) OO
4 3 (7.32%) Service Delivery
4 3 (7.32%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.88%) Data Protection
5 2 (4.88%) Network Architecture
5 2 (4.88%) Software Deployment
5 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (4.88%) CRM
5 2 (4.88%) ERP
6 1 (2.44%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.44%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.44%) Strategic Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (78.05%) Java
2 22 (53.66%) C
2 22 (53.66%) C#
2 22 (53.66%) C++
2 22 (53.66%) Python
3 14 (34.15%) SQL
4 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 18 (43.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (21.95%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.44%) KVM
1 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.88%) VMware
2 2 (4.88%) Epicor
3 1 (2.44%) NetApp
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