The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Stevenage region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 27 21 16
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 3 12 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 2.33% 7.41% 9.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.67% 22.64% 29.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 12
Average salary £41,000 - £38,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,750 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Operating Systems Category
Stevenage
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
45 53 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 34.88% 32.72% 31.88%
Number of salaries quoted 41 26 43
Average salary £32,500 £25,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,500 £16,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £50,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Linux
Hertfordshire

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 1 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 31 (81.58%) Java
2 28 (73.68%) UNIX
3 25 (65.79%) OO
3 25 (65.79%) Python
4 23 (60.53%) Software Engineering
4 23 (60.53%) Degree
4 23 (60.53%) Computer Science
5 22 (57.89%) Multithreading
5 22 (57.89%) C
5 22 (57.89%) C#
5 22 (57.89%) C++
6 9 (23.68%) Windows
7 7 (18.42%) MySQL
8 6 (15.79%) VB
8 6 (15.79%) SQL
8 6 (15.79%) Regression Testing
8 6 (15.79%) QuickTest Pro
9 4 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (10.53%) Scrum
9 4 (10.53%) VBScript
9 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
9 4 (10.53%) HTML
9 4 (10.53%) CSS
9 4 (10.53%) UML
9 4 (10.53%) Web Services
9 4 (10.53%) Ruby
9 4 (10.53%) Ajax
9 4 (10.53%) TDD
9 4 (10.53%) Selenium
9 4 (10.53%) HTML5

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (7.89%) Apache
2 2 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) DNS
1 3 (7.89%) Internet
2 2 (5.26%) Firewall
2 2 (5.26%) HTTPS
2 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.26%) LAN
2 2 (5.26%) WAN
2 2 (5.26%) HTTP
2 2 (5.26%) VLAN
2 2 (5.26%) Network Security
3 1 (2.63%) NetScaler
3 1 (2.63%) iSCSI
3 1 (2.63%) BIG-IP
3 1 (2.63%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) MySQL
2 4 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (15.79%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (10.53%) Selenium
2 4 (10.53%) Cucumber
2 4 (10.53%) RSpec
3 2 (5.26%) Subversion
4 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (2.63%) Games
Job Titles
1 23 (60.53%) Software Engineer
2 22 (57.89%) Java Software Engineer
3 12 (31.58%) Senior Software Engineer
4 11 (28.95%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 6 (15.79%) Tester
6 5 (13.16%) Administrator
7 4 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (10.53%) Developer
7 4 (10.53%) Software Tester
8 3 (7.89%) Ruby Developer
8 3 (7.89%) Linux Administrator
8 3 (7.89%) Senior Linux Administrator
9 2 (5.26%) Web Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Senior Systems Administrator
9 2 (5.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 2 (5.26%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
9 2 (5.26%) Windows Administrator
9 2 (5.26%) Windows Systems Administrator
9 2 (5.26%) Automation Tester
10 1 (2.63%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) HTML
1 4 (10.53%) CSS
1 4 (10.53%) Web Services
1 4 (10.53%) Ajax
1 4 (10.53%) HTML5
2 3 (7.89%) Ruby on Rails
2 3 (7.89%) SOAP
3 2 (5.26%) LAMP
4 1 (2.63%) REST
4 1 (2.63%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 23 (60.53%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.63%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 28 (73.68%) UNIX
2 9 (23.68%) Windows
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.63%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (65.79%) OO
2 23 (60.53%) Software Engineering
3 22 (57.89%) Multithreading
4 6 (15.79%) Regression Testing
5 4 (10.53%) Scrum
5 4 (10.53%) UML
5 4 (10.53%) TDD
6 3 (7.89%) MVC
7 2 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (2.63%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (2.63%) Network Load Balancing
8 1 (2.63%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.63%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 31 (81.58%) Java
2 25 (65.79%) Python
3 22 (57.89%) C
3 22 (57.89%) C#
3 22 (57.89%) C++
4 6 (15.79%) VB
4 6 (15.79%) SQL
5 4 (10.53%) VBScript
5 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
5 4 (10.53%) Ruby
6 3 (7.89%) PHP
Qualifications
1 23 (60.53%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (7.89%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.26%) pfSense
3 1 (2.63%) vSphere
3 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.63%) vCloud
3 1 (2.63%) NFS
3 1 (2.63%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Puppet
1 1 (2.63%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (7.89%) VMware
1 3 (7.89%) Citrix
1 3 (7.89%) Cisco
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.63%) Dell
3 1 (2.63%) NetApp
3 1 (2.63%) Red Hat