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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 27 18 24
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +6
Permanent jobs citing Linux 22 3 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 13.50% 3.80% 7.01%
As % of the Operating Systems category 56.41% 11.54% 30.56%
Number of salaries quoted 22 2 4
Average salary £45,000 £46,250 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.70% +19.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £41,250 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,250 £43,500
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
39 26 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 23.93% 32.91% 22.93%
Number of salaries quoted 39 23 27
Average salary £40,000 £28,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.35% -18.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £40,000 £52,250
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 21 October 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in St Albans

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 27 (84.38%) Degree
2 25 (78.13%) UNIX
3 24 (75.00%) Java
3 24 (75.00%) Software Engineering
3 24 (75.00%) Computer Science
4 23 (71.88%) Multithreading
4 23 (71.88%) Algorithms
4 23 (71.88%) C
4 23 (71.88%) C#
4 23 (71.88%) C++
4 23 (71.88%) OO
4 23 (71.88%) Python
5 6 (18.75%) Windows
6 5 (15.63%) DHCP
6 5 (15.63%) DNS
6 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
7 4 (12.50%) TCP/IP
7 4 (12.50%) Android
8 3 (9.38%) VMware
8 3 (9.38%) Windows 7
8 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (9.38%) Epicor
8 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (9.38%) SQL
8 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
8 3 (9.38%) ERP
8 3 (9.38%) MS Exchange
8 3 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (6.25%) CRM

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (9.38%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.13%) Apache
2 1 (3.13%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) DHCP
1 5 (15.63%) DNS
2 4 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.25%) Wireless
3 2 (6.25%) LAN
3 2 (6.25%) HTTP
4 1 (3.13%) Network Security
4 1 (3.13%) VPN
4 1 (3.13%) HTTPS
4 1 (3.13%) Internet
4 1 (3.13%) RTP
4 1 (3.13%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
1 2 (6.25%) Billing
Job Titles
1 24 (75.00%) Software Engineer
2 23 (71.88%) Java Software Engineer
2 23 (71.88%) Developer
3 22 (68.75%) Java Software Developer
3 22 (68.75%) Software Developer
3 22 (68.75%) Java Developer
4 12 (37.50%) Senior Software Engineer
4 12 (37.50%) Senior Developer
4 12 (37.50%) Senior Java Software Engineer
4 12 (37.50%) Senior Software Developer
4 12 (37.50%) Senior Java Developer
4 12 (37.50%) Senior Java Software Developer
5 3 (9.38%) IT Support
5 3 (9.38%) Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (9.38%) IT Support Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Support Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Administrator
6 2 (6.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) LAMP
2 1 (3.13%) Qt
2 1 (3.13%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 24 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 23 (71.88%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.13%) Open Source
3 1 (3.13%) iPhone
3 1 (3.13%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.13%) Physics
3 1 (3.13%) Streaming Video
3 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 25 (78.13%) UNIX
2 6 (18.75%) Windows
3 4 (12.50%) Android
4 3 (9.38%) Windows 7
4 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.13%) AIX
5 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.13%) FreeBSD
5 1 (3.13%) Ubuntu
5 1 (3.13%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (3.13%) Debian
5 1 (3.13%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 23 (71.88%) Multithreading
2 23 (71.88%) OO
3 3 (9.38%) ERP
3 3 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.25%) CRM
4 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (6.25%) Software Deployment
4 2 (6.25%) Data Protection
4 2 (6.25%) Network Architecture
5 1 (3.13%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.13%) Strategic Management
5 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 24 (75.00%) Java
2 23 (71.88%) C
2 23 (71.88%) C#
2 23 (71.88%) C++
2 23 (71.88%) Python
3 3 (9.38%) SQL
4 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 27 (84.38%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.13%) KVM
1 1 (3.13%) Ceph
1 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.38%) VMware
2 3 (9.38%) Epicor
3 1 (3.13%) NetApp