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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 46 23 19
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 2 19 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 1.42% 13.10% 3.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.26% 46.34% 9.68%
Number of salaries quoted 0 16 3
Average salary - £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
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
47 41 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 33.33% 28.28% 34.44%
Number of salaries quoted 41 37 28
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +53.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £42,500 £60,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (57.14%) MySQL
1 4 (57.14%) VoIP
1 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
1 4 (57.14%) Asterisk PBX
2 2 (28.57%) Relativity
2 2 (28.57%) FTK
2 2 (28.57%) EnCase
2 2 (28.57%) Data Mining
2 2 (28.57%) E-Discovery
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) EnCE
2 2 (28.57%) Analytics
2 2 (28.57%) Nuix
2 2 (28.57%) Cellebrite
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Computer Forensics
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Law
2 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Unix
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Clustering
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Server Building
3 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
3 1 (14.29%) Puppet
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Relativity
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Asterisk PBX
1 4 (57.14%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) MySQL
2 2 (28.57%) Data Mining
General
1 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) VoIP Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Asterisk Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Asterisk Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) E-Discovery Associate
3 1 (14.29%) E-Discovery Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Forensic Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Telecoms Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) VoIP Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
1 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) Analytics
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Forensics
1 2 (28.57%) E-Discovery
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) Open Source
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C#
1 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
1 2 (28.57%) EnCE
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) EnCase
1 2 (28.57%) FTK
2 1 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Cellebrite
1 2 (28.57%) Nuix