The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 St Albans region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 18 4 17
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +13
Permanent jobs citing Linux 16 42 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 9.94% 26.25% 10.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 57.14% 55.26% 39.53%
Number of salaries quoted 16 15 1
Average salary £40,155 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.76% +38.46%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -0.64%
Operating Systems Category
St Albans
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
28 76 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 17.39% 47.50% 25.29%
Number of salaries quoted 28 44 23
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £20,000 £23,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,947 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.47% -
Linux
Hertfordshire

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 30 July 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in St Albans

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 30 (76.92%) UNIX
2 29 (74.36%) Java
3 19 (48.72%) Software Engineering
3 19 (48.72%) Computer Science
4 18 (46.15%) Multithreading
4 18 (46.15%) C
4 18 (46.15%) C#
4 18 (46.15%) C++
4 18 (46.15%) Python
5 15 (38.46%) SQL
6 14 (35.90%) Degree
7 10 (25.64%) Mathematics
7 10 (25.64%) Physics
8 9 (23.08%) Wireless
8 9 (23.08%) OO
8 9 (23.08%) QA
8 9 (23.08%) Velocity
9 8 (20.51%) Windows
9 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
10 7 (17.95%) Broadband
11 5 (12.82%) DNS
11 5 (12.82%) DHCP
12 4 (10.26%) HTTP
12 4 (10.26%) Apache
12 4 (10.26%) Tomcat
13 3 (7.69%) Android
13 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (7.69%) CMS
13 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 4 (10.26%) Apache
1 4 (10.26%) Tomcat
2 3 (7.69%) CMS
2 3 (7.69%) IIS
2 3 (7.69%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.08%) Wireless
2 7 (17.95%) Broadband
3 5 (12.82%) DNS
3 5 (12.82%) DHCP
4 4 (10.26%) HTTP
5 3 (7.69%) Internet
5 3 (7.69%) TCP/IP
6 2 (5.13%) LAN
7 1 (2.56%) RTSP
7 1 (2.56%) Network Security
7 1 (2.56%) RTP
7 1 (2.56%) HTTPS
7 1 (2.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (7.69%) MySQL
1 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.56%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
1 2 (5.13%) Billing
2 1 (2.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (48.72%) Developer
2 18 (46.15%) Java Developer
3 10 (25.64%) Software Engineer
3 10 (25.64%) Administrator
4 9 (23.08%) Senior Developer
4 9 (23.08%) Java Software Engineer
4 9 (23.08%) Senior Java Developer
5 8 (20.51%) Java Software Developer
5 8 (20.51%) Software Developer
5 8 (20.51%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (10.26%) Senior Software Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Senior Software Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) Senior Java Software Developer
6 4 (10.26%) UNIX Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) Senior Java Software Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (7.69%) Storage Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Support Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.08%) Velocity
2 2 (5.13%) LAMP
3 1 (2.56%) JSON
3 1 (2.56%) Qt
3 1 (2.56%) Struts2
3 1 (2.56%) JSP
3 1 (2.56%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 19 (48.72%) Computer Science
2 10 (25.64%) Mathematics
2 10 (25.64%) Physics
3 1 (2.56%) Open Source
3 1 (2.56%) Streaming Video
3 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 30 (76.92%) UNIX
2 8 (20.51%) Windows
3 3 (7.69%) Android
3 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (5.13%) Windows 7
4 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.56%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.56%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.56%) Debian
5 1 (2.56%) OpenBSD
5 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.56%) AIX
5 1 (2.56%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (48.72%) Software Engineering
2 18 (46.15%) Multithreading
3 9 (23.08%) OO
4 3 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 3 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.13%) CRM
5 2 (5.13%) ERP
5 2 (5.13%) Network Architecture
5 2 (5.13%) Software Deployment
5 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (5.13%) Data Protection
6 1 (2.56%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.56%) Web Application Development
6 1 (2.56%) Strategic Management
6 1 (2.56%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 29 (74.36%) Java
2 18 (46.15%) C
2 18 (46.15%) C#
2 18 (46.15%) C++
2 18 (46.15%) Python
3 15 (38.46%) SQL
4 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.56%) R
Qualifications
1 14 (35.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (23.08%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.56%) KVM
2 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.13%) Epicor
2 2 (5.13%) VMware
3 1 (2.56%) NetApp
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