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

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 32 22 14
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -8
Permanent jobs citing Linux 2 16 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 1.06% 8.99% 14.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.92% 26.67% 49.02%
Number of salaries quoted 2 13 24
Average salary £60,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +20.00%
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 Stevenage region.

Operating Systems Category
Stevenage
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
51 60 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 26.98% 33.71% 29.48%
Number of salaries quoted 43 46 43
Average salary £16,500 £32,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-49.23% -1.51%
UK excluding London average salary £37,200 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-0.80% -

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 30 October 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 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
1 3 (60.00%) Citrix
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Network Security
2 2 (40.00%) pfSense
2 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) Product Management
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (40.00%) Embedded Linux
2 2 (40.00%) VLAN
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (40.00%) GTK+
2 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Wireless
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) HTTPS
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) HTTP
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) C

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 (40.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) HTTPS
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Wireless
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) HTTP
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (40.00%) VLAN
2 2 (40.00%) Network Security
3 1 (20.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (20.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (20.00%) LDAP
3 1 (20.00%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Software Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) GTK+
2 1 (20.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (40.00%) Product Management
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C
1 2 (40.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) pfSense
3 1 (20.00%) NFS
3 1 (20.00%) vSphere
3 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (20.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCOM
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) Citrix
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Dell
3 1 (20.00%) NetApp
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat