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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 16 20 7
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -13
Permanent jobs citing Linux 7 3 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 6.60% 2.56% 21.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 9.38% 65.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 30
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
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
14 32 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 13.21% 27.35% 32.92%
Number of salaries quoted 4 30 53
Average salary £17,000 £35,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-51.42% +20.68%
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 9 February 2016, 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 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 14 (87.50%) Java
2 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
3 13 (81.25%) Active Directory
3 13 (81.25%) ITIL
3 13 (81.25%) VMware
3 13 (81.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (81.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (81.25%) Windows Server
4 12 (75.00%) ITIL V3
4 12 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (75.00%) Test Scripting
4 12 (75.00%) Time Management
4 12 (75.00%) SC Cleared
4 12 (75.00%) Security Cleared
4 12 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (75.00%) Data Analysis
4 12 (75.00%) WebSphere
4 12 (75.00%) .NET Framework
4 12 (75.00%) Finance
4 12 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (75.00%) Unix
4 12 (75.00%) Apache
4 12 (75.00%) Tomcat
4 12 (75.00%) SQL
4 12 (75.00%) VB
4 12 (75.00%) .NET
4 12 (75.00%) Oracle
4 12 (75.00%) SQL Server
4 12 (75.00%) IIS

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 12 (75.00%) Apache
1 12 (75.00%) IIS
1 12 (75.00%) Tomcat
1 12 (75.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.25%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (75.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Eclipse
1 2 (12.50%) NetBeans
1 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Aerospace
2 2 (12.50%) Games
2 2 (12.50%) Military
3 1 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Analyst
1 8 (50.00%) Programmer
2 5 (31.25%) Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Applications Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Applications Support
4 2 (12.50%) Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Principal Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Principal Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Real Time Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Real Time Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Real Time Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (75.00%) .NET
1 12 (75.00%) .NET Framework
1 12 (75.00%) Middleware
2 2 (12.50%) DirectX
2 2 (12.50%) OpenGL
2 2 (12.50%) Qt
2 2 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) 3D Graphics
1 2 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Visualisation
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 13 (81.25%) Windows Server
2 13 (81.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 13 (81.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (75.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) ITIL
2 12 (75.00%) Data Analysis
2 12 (75.00%) ITIL V3
2 12 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 12 (75.00%) Time Management
2 12 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Logistics
3 2 (12.50%) Programme Management
3 2 (12.50%) Project Management
3 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (6.25%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) Java
2 12 (75.00%) SQL
2 12 (75.00%) VB
3 3 (18.75%) C++
4 2 (12.50%) C#
5 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 12 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (50.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (75.00%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (81.25%) Active Directory
2 12 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 13 (81.25%) VMware
3 12 (75.00%) IBM
3 12 (75.00%) Oracle
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco