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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 37 13 26
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +13
Permanent jobs citing Linux 15 23 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 8.24% 17.97% 6.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.08% 57.50% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 15 15 3
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +27.77%
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +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
65 40 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 35.71% 31.25% 31.58%
Number of salaries quoted 61 31 44
Average salary £41,500 £31,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.74% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,750 £60,000
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
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 6 May 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in St Albans

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 30 (88.24%) Java
2 18 (52.94%) Finance
3 17 (50.00%) MySQL
3 17 (50.00%) SQL
4 16 (47.06%) Oracle
4 16 (47.06%) Tomcat
4 16 (47.06%) Telecoms
5 15 (44.12%) Games
6 14 (41.18%) Red Hat
6 14 (41.18%) DNS
6 14 (41.18%) C#
6 14 (41.18%) UNIX
6 14 (41.18%) CentOS
7 13 (38.24%) Online Games
7 13 (38.24%) Online Betting
7 13 (38.24%) E-Commerce
7 13 (38.24%) DHCP
7 13 (38.24%) HTTP
7 13 (38.24%) Apache
7 13 (38.24%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 13 (38.24%) Service Delivery
7 13 (38.24%) CMS
7 13 (38.24%) PostgreSQL
8 12 (35.29%) C
8 12 (35.29%) Python
8 12 (35.29%) C++
8 12 (35.29%) Software Engineering
8 12 (35.29%) Multithreading
9 11 (32.35%) Computer Science
9 11 (32.35%) Algorithms

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 16 (47.06%) Tomcat
2 13 (38.24%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 13 (38.24%) CMS
2 13 (38.24%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.94%) Google App Engine
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.94%) Google Compute Engine
1 1 (2.94%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (2.94%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 14 (41.18%) DNS
2 13 (38.24%) DHCP
2 13 (38.24%) HTTP
3 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.94%) VPN
3 1 (2.94%) SAN
3 1 (2.94%) Internet
3 1 (2.94%) iSCSI
3 1 (2.94%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (50.00%) MySQL
2 13 (38.24%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.88%) JasperReports
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.94%) RavenDB
5 1 (2.94%) Neo4j
5 1 (2.94%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.94%) NUnit
1 1 (2.94%) TeamCity
1 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.94%) MSTest
1 1 (2.94%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 18 (52.94%) Finance
2 16 (47.06%) Telecoms
3 15 (44.12%) Games
4 13 (38.24%) Online Betting
5 3 (8.82%) Banking
6 1 (2.94%) Billing
6 1 (2.94%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (52.94%) Developer
2 15 (44.12%) Java Developer
3 14 (41.18%) Systems Administrator
3 14 (41.18%) Administrator
3 14 (41.18%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 13 (38.24%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 13 (38.24%) Senior Linux Administrator
4 13 (38.24%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
4 13 (38.24%) Linux Administrator
5 10 (29.41%) Java Software Developer
5 10 (29.41%) Java Software Engineer
5 10 (29.41%) Software Developer
5 10 (29.41%) Software Engineer
6 7 (20.59%) Senior Developer
7 6 (17.65%) Senior Software Engineer
7 6 (17.65%) Senior Software Developer
7 6 (17.65%) Senior Java Software Developer
7 6 (17.65%) Senior Java Developer
7 6 (17.65%) Senior Java Software Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) HTML
1 4 (11.76%) .NET
1 4 (11.76%) Web Services
1 4 (11.76%) CSS
2 3 (8.82%) RESTful
3 2 (5.88%) SOAP
3 2 (5.88%) Hibernate
3 2 (5.88%) Spring
3 2 (5.88%) J2EE
4 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.94%) Silverlight
4 1 (2.94%) STL
4 1 (2.94%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.94%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (2.94%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (38.24%) Online Games
2 11 (32.35%) Algorithms
2 11 (32.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.94%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.94%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (2.94%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 14 (41.18%) UNIX
1 14 (41.18%) CentOS
2 4 (11.76%) Windows
3 1 (2.94%) HPUX
3 1 (2.94%) Solaris
3 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (38.24%) E-Commerce
1 13 (38.24%) Service Delivery
2 12 (35.29%) Multithreading
2 12 (35.29%) Software Engineering
3 11 (32.35%) OO
4 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (5.88%) SEO
6 1 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.94%) TDD
6 1 (2.94%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.94%) Unit Testing
6 1 (2.94%) OOP
6 1 (2.94%) Data Modelling
6 1 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.94%) Data Security
6 1 (2.94%) MVC
6 1 (2.94%) Website Architecture
6 1 (2.94%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.94%) BDD
6 1 (2.94%) CQRS
Programming Languages
1 30 (88.24%) Java
2 17 (50.00%) SQL
3 14 (41.18%) C#
4 12 (35.29%) C++
4 12 (35.29%) Python
4 12 (35.29%) C
5 5 (14.71%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (32.35%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) MCSD
2 1 (2.94%) MCSE
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.94%) RHCE
2 1 (2.94%) Sun Certification
2 1 (2.94%) MCTS
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.94%) XenApp
1 1 (2.94%) vSphere
1 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Nagios
1 1 (2.94%) NetBackup
1 1 (2.94%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 16 (47.06%) Oracle
2 14 (41.18%) Red Hat
3 3 (8.82%) Sybase
4 1 (2.94%) Citrix
4 1 (2.94%) Symantec
4 1 (2.94%) VMware
4 1 (2.94%) Google
4 1 (2.94%) Jaspersoft
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + On Call + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
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The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Pension, Stock Options, Holiday
Posted: 12 days ago