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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 42 19 4
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -15
Permanent jobs citing Linux 13 16 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 6.37% 9.94% 25.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.84% 57.14% 54.55%
Number of salaries quoted 13 16 15
Average salary £55,000 £40,155 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.96% -10.76%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%
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
69 28 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 33.82% 17.39% 47.53%
Number of salaries quoted 69 28 45
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,300 £27,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 25 (89.29%) Java
1 25 (89.29%) MySQL
2 22 (78.57%) Tomcat
2 22 (78.57%) Telecoms
2 22 (78.57%) Finance
3 20 (71.43%) Apache
4 19 (67.86%) Oracle
4 19 (67.86%) Red Hat
5 18 (64.29%) CMS
5 18 (64.29%) Service Delivery
5 18 (64.29%) Games
5 18 (64.29%) PostgreSQL
5 18 (64.29%) E-Commerce
5 18 (64.29%) DHCP
5 18 (64.29%) HTTP
5 18 (64.29%) DNS
5 18 (64.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 18 (64.29%) SQL
5 18 (64.29%) Online Games
5 18 (64.29%) Online Betting
5 18 (64.29%) CentOS
6 6 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (14.29%) Banking
7 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
7 4 (14.29%) HTML
7 4 (14.29%) CSS
7 4 (14.29%) UNIX
8 3 (10.71%) C#
8 3 (10.71%) Multithreading
8 3 (10.71%) Computer Science

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 22 (78.57%) Tomcat
2 20 (71.43%) Apache
3 18 (64.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 18 (64.29%) CMS
4 2 (7.14%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.57%) GoldMine
2 1 (3.57%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 18 (64.29%) DNS
1 18 (64.29%) DHCP
1 18 (64.29%) HTTP
2 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.57%) SAN
2 1 (3.57%) iSCSI
2 1 (3.57%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (89.29%) MySQL
2 18 (64.29%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
General
1 22 (78.57%) Telecoms
1 22 (78.57%) Finance
2 18 (64.29%) Games
2 18 (64.29%) Online Betting
3 4 (14.29%) Banking
4 2 (7.14%) Marketing
5 1 (3.57%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 19 (67.86%) Systems Administrator
1 19 (67.86%) Administrator
1 19 (67.86%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 18 (64.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 18 (64.29%) Linux Administrator
2 18 (64.29%) Senior Linux Administrator
2 18 (64.29%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
3 7 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 7 (25.00%) Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Software Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Software Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Java Software Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Sales Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Pre Sales Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Java Software Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Senior UNIX Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) Senior UNIX Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Senior UNIX Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) Senior UNIX Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) HTML
1 4 (14.29%) CSS
2 2 (7.14%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (64.29%) Online Games
2 3 (10.71%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.14%) Mobile App
3 2 (7.14%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 18 (64.29%) CentOS
2 4 (14.29%) UNIX
3 1 (3.57%) Windows
3 1 (3.57%) HPUX
3 1 (3.57%) Solaris
3 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (64.29%) E-Commerce
1 18 (64.29%) Service Delivery
2 3 (10.71%) Multithreading
3 2 (7.14%) Website Architecture
3 2 (7.14%) OO
3 2 (7.14%) CRM
3 2 (7.14%) SEO
3 2 (7.14%) Software Engineering
4 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (89.29%) Java
2 18 (64.29%) SQL
3 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 3 (10.71%) C#
5 2 (7.14%) C++
5 2 (7.14%) PHP
5 2 (7.14%) VBA
5 2 (7.14%) Python
5 2 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) RHCE
2 1 (3.57%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.57%) XenApp
1 1 (3.57%) vSphere
1 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.57%) Nagios
2 1 (3.57%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 19 (67.86%) Red Hat
1 19 (67.86%) Oracle
2 2 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.57%) Symantec
3 1 (3.57%) VMware
3 1 (3.57%) Citrix