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

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 31 16 32
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +16
Permanent jobs citing Linux 19 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 10.86% 6.49% 3.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.50% 20.83% 17.50%
Number of salaries quoted 17 5 7
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +6.66%
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
40 24 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 22.86% 31.17% 21.86%
Number of salaries quoted 38 23 36
Average salary £50,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,000 £22,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 25 November 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in St Albans

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 32 (82.05%) UNIX
1 32 (82.05%) Degree
2 30 (76.92%) Java
3 29 (74.36%) C
3 29 (74.36%) Python
3 29 (74.36%) C++
3 29 (74.36%) Software Engineering
3 29 (74.36%) Computer Science
3 29 (74.36%) Multithreading
4 28 (71.79%) Algorithms
4 28 (71.79%) OO
4 28 (71.79%) C#
5 6 (15.38%) Windows
5 6 (15.38%) DNS
6 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
6 5 (12.82%) DHCP
7 4 (10.26%) TCP/IP
7 4 (10.26%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (10.26%) Android
8 3 (7.69%) Billing
8 3 (7.69%) Windows 7
8 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (7.69%) VMware
8 3 (7.69%) ERP
8 3 (7.69%) MS Exchange
8 3 (7.69%) Epicor
8 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (7.69%) SQL
8 3 (7.69%) SQL Server

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.56%) Apache
2 1 (2.56%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Office 365
2 1 (2.56%) Google Compute Engine
2 1 (2.56%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.56%) Google App Engine
2 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.38%) DNS
2 5 (12.82%) DHCP
3 4 (10.26%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.13%) VPN
4 2 (5.13%) HTTP
4 2 (5.13%) Internet
4 2 (5.13%) Wireless
4 2 (5.13%) LAN
5 1 (2.56%) RTSP
5 1 (2.56%) Network Security
5 1 (2.56%) RTP
5 1 (2.56%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.56%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (7.69%) Billing
2 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 29 (74.36%) Software Engineer
1 29 (74.36%) Developer
2 28 (71.79%) Java Software Engineer
3 27 (69.23%) Java Developer
3 27 (69.23%) Software Developer
3 27 (69.23%) Java Software Developer
4 16 (41.03%) Senior Java Software Developer
4 16 (41.03%) Senior Java Developer
4 16 (41.03%) Senior Java Software Engineer
4 16 (41.03%) Senior Software Engineer
4 16 (41.03%) Senior Software Developer
4 16 (41.03%) Senior Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Support Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Administrator
5 3 (7.69%) Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) IT Support Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) IT Support
5 3 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (5.13%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.13%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) LAMP
2 1 (2.56%) JSON
2 1 (2.56%) Qt
2 1 (2.56%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (2.56%) STL
2 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 29 (74.36%) Computer Science
2 28 (71.79%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.56%) iPhone
3 1 (2.56%) Open Source
3 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.56%) Streaming Video
3 1 (2.56%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.56%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 32 (82.05%) UNIX
2 6 (15.38%) Windows
3 4 (10.26%) Android
4 3 (7.69%) Windows 7
4 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.56%) Debian
5 1 (2.56%) OpenBSD
5 1 (2.56%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.56%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (2.56%) AIX
5 1 (2.56%) FreeBSD
5 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (74.36%) Software Engineering
1 29 (74.36%) Multithreading
2 28 (71.79%) OO
3 4 (10.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (7.69%) ERP
5 2 (5.13%) CRM
5 2 (5.13%) Data Protection
5 2 (5.13%) Network Architecture
5 2 (5.13%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (5.13%) Software Deployment
5 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (5.13%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.56%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.56%) Data Security
6 1 (2.56%) Strategic Management
6 1 (2.56%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 30 (76.92%) Java
2 29 (74.36%) C
2 29 (74.36%) C++
2 29 (74.36%) Python
3 28 (71.79%) C#
4 3 (7.69%) SQL
5 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 32 (82.05%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.56%) KVM
1 1 (2.56%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.69%) Epicor
2 3 (7.69%) VMware
3 1 (2.56%) Google
3 1 (2.56%) NetApp