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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 26 26 23
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 3 6 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 2.04% 3.97% 6.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.12% 11.32% 23.81%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 9
Average salary £41,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.00% +25.00%
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
49 53 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 33.33% 35.10% 27.45%
Number of salaries quoted 42 34 41
Average salary £28,500 £25,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.00% -26.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,500 £16,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 29 (80.56%) Java
2 26 (72.22%) UNIX
3 25 (69.44%) OO
3 25 (69.44%) Python
4 23 (63.89%) Software Engineering
4 23 (63.89%) Degree
4 23 (63.89%) Computer Science
5 22 (61.11%) Multithreading
5 22 (61.11%) C
5 22 (61.11%) C#
5 22 (61.11%) C++
6 7 (19.44%) MySQL
6 7 (19.44%) Windows
7 4 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
7 4 (11.11%) Regression Testing
7 4 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (11.11%) Scrum
7 4 (11.11%) UML
7 4 (11.11%) Web Services
7 4 (11.11%) VB
7 4 (11.11%) CSS
7 4 (11.11%) HTML
7 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
7 4 (11.11%) SQL
7 4 (11.11%) Ruby
7 4 (11.11%) Ajax
7 4 (11.11%) TDD
7 4 (11.11%) Selenium
7 4 (11.11%) HTML5
7 4 (11.11%) Cucumber

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 3 (8.33%) Apache
2 2 (5.56%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.78%) MS Office
2 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) DNS
1 3 (8.33%) Internet
2 2 (5.56%) Firewall
2 2 (5.56%) HTTPS
2 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.56%) LAN
2 2 (5.56%) WAN
2 2 (5.56%) HTTP
2 2 (5.56%) VLAN
2 2 (5.56%) Network Security
3 1 (2.78%) iSCSI
3 1 (2.78%) NetScaler
3 1 (2.78%) BIG-IP
3 1 (2.78%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (19.44%) MySQL
2 4 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
1 4 (11.11%) Selenium
1 4 (11.11%) Cucumber
1 4 (11.11%) RSpec
2 2 (5.56%) Subversion
3 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (2.78%) Games
Job Titles
1 23 (63.89%) Software Engineer
2 22 (61.11%) Java Software Engineer
3 12 (33.33%) Senior Software Engineer
4 11 (30.56%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 5 (13.89%) Administrator
6 4 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (11.11%) Developer
6 4 (11.11%) Software Tester
6 4 (11.11%) Tester
7 3 (8.33%) Ruby Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (8.33%) Senior Linux Administrator
8 2 (5.56%) Web Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 2 (5.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 2 (5.56%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
8 2 (5.56%) Windows Administrator
8 2 (5.56%) Windows Systems Administrator
9 1 (2.78%) Cloud Engineer
9 1 (2.78%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) Web Services
1 4 (11.11%) CSS
1 4 (11.11%) HTML
1 4 (11.11%) Ajax
1 4 (11.11%) HTML5
2 3 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails
2 3 (8.33%) SOAP
3 2 (5.56%) LAMP
4 1 (2.78%) REST
4 1 (2.78%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 23 (63.89%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.78%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 26 (72.22%) UNIX
2 7 (19.44%) Windows
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.78%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (69.44%) OO
2 23 (63.89%) Software Engineering
3 22 (61.11%) Multithreading
4 4 (11.11%) Regression Testing
4 4 (11.11%) Scrum
4 4 (11.11%) UML
4 4 (11.11%) TDD
5 3 (8.33%) MVC
6 2 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (2.78%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.78%) Network Load Balancing
7 1 (2.78%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.78%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 29 (80.56%) Java
2 25 (69.44%) Python
3 22 (61.11%) C
3 22 (61.11%) C#
3 22 (61.11%) C++
4 4 (11.11%) VB
4 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 4 (11.11%) SQL
4 4 (11.11%) Ruby
5 3 (8.33%) PHP
6 2 (5.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (63.89%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.56%) pfSense
3 1 (2.78%) vSphere
3 1 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.78%) vCloud
3 1 (2.78%) NFS
3 1 (2.78%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) SCOM
1 1 (2.78%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (8.33%) VMware
1 3 (8.33%) Cisco
1 3 (8.33%) Citrix
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.78%) Dell
3 1 (2.78%) NetApp
3 1 (2.78%) Red Hat