The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stevenage region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 23 9 9
Rank change year-on-year
-14 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 3 44 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 2.03% 20.66% 15.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.50% 58.67% 63.83%
Number of salaries quoted 3 28 24
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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 Stevenage region.

Operating Systems Category
Stevenage
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
40 75 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 27.03% 35.21% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 38 51 35
Average salary £16,500 £35,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-53.84% -4.66%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Stevenage region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

Linux
Salary Trend in Stevenage

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Stevenage region.

Linux Salary Trend in Stevenage

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Stevenage 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%) C
1 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
1 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) C++
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) IIS
3 2 (28.57%) OO
3 2 (28.57%) Python
3 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 2 (28.57%) OOD
3 2 (28.57%) LAN
3 2 (28.57%) WAN
3 2 (28.57%) HTTP
3 2 (28.57%) DNS
3 2 (28.57%) HTTPS
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) Embedded C
3 2 (28.57%) Embedded C++
3 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) VxWorks
3 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) Wireless
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) VMware

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Stevenage 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 2 (28.57%) IIS
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) DNS
2 2 (28.57%) HTTPS
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) Wireless
2 2 (28.57%) VLAN
2 2 (28.57%) Network Security
2 2 (28.57%) LAN
2 2 (28.57%) WAN
2 2 (28.57%) HTTP
3 1 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Systems Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Embedded Software Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) GTK+
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) VxWorks
2 2 (28.57%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) Product Management
2 2 (28.57%) OO
2 2 (28.57%) OOD
2 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) ERP
3 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) C++
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) Python
2 2 (28.57%) Embedded C
2 2 (28.57%) Embedded C++
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) HND
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (28.57%) pfSense
2 1 (14.29%) MetaFrame
2 1 (14.29%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 3 (42.86%) Citrix
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) SAP