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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 18 19 20
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 22 10 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 16.67% 9.35% 10.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 61.11% 27.78% 38.10%
Number of salaries quoted 22 5 2
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
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
36 36 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 27.27% 33.64% 27.63%
Number of salaries quoted 36 29 27
Average salary £40,000 £30,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.14% -12.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 22 September 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in St Albans

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 24 (58.54%) Degree
4 23 (56.10%) Computer Science
4 23 (56.10%) Software Engineering
5 22 (53.66%) Multithreading
5 22 (53.66%) C
5 22 (53.66%) C#
5 22 (53.66%) C++
5 22 (53.66%) Python
6 19 (46.34%) OO
7 13 (31.71%) SQL
8 9 (21.95%) Wireless
9 7 (17.07%) Windows
9 7 (17.07%) Broadband
9 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
10 6 (14.63%) DNS
10 6 (14.63%) DHCP
11 4 (9.76%) HTTP
11 4 (9.76%) Mathematics
11 4 (9.76%) Physics
12 3 (7.32%) QA
12 3 (7.32%) Velocity
12 3 (7.32%) Android
12 3 (7.32%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (7.32%) Service Delivery
12 3 (7.32%) Disaster Recovery
12 3 (7.32%) CMS
12 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
12 3 (7.32%) MS Exchange

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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%) CMS
1 3 (7.32%) MS Exchange
1 3 (7.32%) Apache
2 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.44%) IIS
3 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Office
2 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.95%) Wireless
2 7 (17.07%) Broadband
3 6 (14.63%) DNS
3 6 (14.63%) 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%) Network Security
7 1 (2.44%) RTSP
7 1 (2.44%) VPN
7 1 (2.44%) RTP
7 1 (2.44%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.44%) MySQL
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 20 (48.78%) Software Engineer
4 19 (46.34%) Java Software Engineer
5 18 (43.90%) Software Developer
5 18 (43.90%) 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%) Senior Software Engineer
7 8 (19.51%) Senior Software Developer
7 8 (19.51%) Systems Administrator
7 8 (19.51%) Senior Java Software Engineer
7 8 (19.51%) Senior Java Software Developer
8 4 (9.76%) UNIX Engineer
9 3 (7.32%) Storage Engineer
9 3 (7.32%) Linux Administrator
10 2 (4.88%) Field Engineer
10 2 (4.88%) Support Analyst
10 2 (4.88%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) Velocity
2 2 (4.88%) LAMP
3 1 (2.44%) Qt
3 1 (2.44%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 23 (56.10%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.76%) Mathematics
2 4 (9.76%) Physics
3 1 (2.44%) Open Source
3 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.44%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 33 (80.49%) UNIX
2 7 (17.07%) Windows
3 3 (7.32%) Android
3 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.88%) Windows XP
4 2 (4.88%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.44%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (2.44%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.44%) Debian
5 1 (2.44%) OpenBSD
5 1 (2.44%) FreeBSD
5 1 (2.44%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (56.10%) Software Engineering
2 22 (53.66%) Multithreading
3 19 (46.34%) OO
4 3 (7.32%) Service Delivery
4 3 (7.32%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.88%) CRM
5 2 (4.88%) ERP
5 2 (4.88%) Data Protection
5 2 (4.88%) Network Architecture
5 2 (4.88%) Software Deployment
5 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Management
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 13 (31.71%) SQL
4 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 24 (58.54%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.88%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.44%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.88%) Epicor
2 2 (4.88%) VMware
3 1 (2.44%) NetApp