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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 25 30 24
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Permanent jobs citing Linux 4 5 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 2.37% 3.21% 7.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.25% 8.93% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 13
Average salary £50,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £36,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £49,000
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
64 56 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 37.87% 35.90% 27.84%
Number of salaries quoted 55 42 44
Average salary £32,500 £31,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.83% -6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,500 £16,000 £18,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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
Salary Histogram in Stevenage

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Stevenage region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Stevenage

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 27 (77.14%) Java
1 27 (77.14%) Python
2 25 (71.43%) OO
2 25 (71.43%) Software Engineering
3 24 (68.57%) Degree
3 24 (68.57%) Computer Science
3 24 (68.57%) C
3 24 (68.57%) UNIX
4 22 (62.86%) C#
4 22 (62.86%) C++
4 22 (62.86%) Multithreading
5 6 (17.14%) MySQL
6 5 (14.29%) Windows
7 4 (11.43%) UML
7 4 (11.43%) CSS
7 4 (11.43%) HTML
7 4 (11.43%) JavaScript
7 4 (11.43%) Web Services
7 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (11.43%) TDD
7 4 (11.43%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (11.43%) Scrum
7 4 (11.43%) Selenium
7 4 (11.43%) Ruby
7 4 (11.43%) Ajax
7 4 (11.43%) HTML5
7 4 (11.43%) Cucumber
7 4 (11.43%) RSpec
8 3 (8.57%) Git (software)
8 3 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (5.71%) IIS
1 2 (5.71%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) DNS
1 3 (8.57%) Internet
2 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.71%) LAN
2 2 (5.71%) WAN
2 2 (5.71%) HTTP
2 2 (5.71%) HTTPS
2 2 (5.71%) Firewall
2 2 (5.71%) Wireless
2 2 (5.71%) VLAN
2 2 (5.71%) Network Security
3 1 (2.86%) iSCSI
3 1 (2.86%) NetScaler
3 1 (2.86%) BIG-IP
3 1 (2.86%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) MySQL
2 4 (11.43%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Selenium
1 4 (11.43%) Cucumber
1 4 (11.43%) RSpec
2 3 (8.57%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.71%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (2.86%) Subversion
General
1 2 (5.71%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Games
Job Titles
1 25 (71.43%) Software Engineer
2 22 (62.86%) Java Software Engineer
3 14 (40.00%) Senior Software Engineer
4 11 (31.43%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Administrator
5 4 (11.43%) Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (8.57%) Ruby Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Software Tester
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.71%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.71%) Tester
7 2 (5.71%) Web Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Linux Administrator
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.71%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.71%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (5.71%) Windows Administrator
8 1 (2.86%) Cloud Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) CSS
1 4 (11.43%) HTML
1 4 (11.43%) Web Services
1 4 (11.43%) Ajax
1 4 (11.43%) HTML5
2 3 (8.57%) Ruby on Rails
2 3 (8.57%) SOAP
3 2 (5.71%) LAMP
3 2 (5.71%) GTK+
4 1 (2.86%) REST
4 1 (2.86%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 24 (68.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.86%) User Experience
2 1 (2.86%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 24 (68.57%) UNIX
2 5 (14.29%) Windows
3 2 (5.71%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.86%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (71.43%) OO
1 25 (71.43%) Software Engineering
2 22 (62.86%) Multithreading
3 4 (11.43%) UML
3 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (11.43%) TDD
3 4 (11.43%) Scrum
4 3 (8.57%) MVC
5 2 (5.71%) Regression Testing
5 2 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.71%) Product Management
6 1 (2.86%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (2.86%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.86%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (2.86%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 27 (77.14%) Java
1 27 (77.14%) Python
2 24 (68.57%) C
3 22 (62.86%) C#
3 22 (62.86%) C++
4 4 (11.43%) JavaScript
4 4 (11.43%) Ruby
5 3 (8.57%) PHP
6 2 (5.71%) SQL
6 2 (5.71%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (68.57%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.71%) pfSense
3 1 (2.86%) vSphere
3 1 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.86%) vCloud
3 1 (2.86%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Puppet
1 1 (2.86%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (8.57%) Citrix
1 3 (8.57%) VMware
1 3 (8.57%) Cisco
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.86%) NetApp
3 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.86%) Dell