The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 27 21 17
Rank change year-on-year -6 -4  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 162 235 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 7.37% 9.14% 11.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.68% 37.36% 37.53%
Number of salaries quoted 123 158 211
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.64% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Linux is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 454 629 738
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 20.65% 24.46% 31.91%
Number of salaries quoted 369 478 592
Median salary £41,500 £32,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.69% -9.72%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,250 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire citing Linux as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Hertfordshire

Linux
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux in Hertfordshire.

Salary trend for Linux in Hertfordshire

Linux
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux in Hertfordshire

Linux
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford -4 44 £46,250 -9.75% 6
Welwyn Garden City +6 18 £45,000 +42.85% 2
Hatfield -3 14 £60,000 +23.07% 5
St Albans -4 8 £67,500 - 1
Hemel Hempstead -17 8 £70,000 +40.00% 2
Bishop's Stortford - 7 £50,000 -
Letchworth -10 6 £37,500 -9.09% 1
Berkhamsted +2 5 £70,000 +154.54%
Royston - 5 £65,000 -
Kings Langley +2 4 £70,000 +27.27%
Stevenage -1 4 £45,000 - 1
Hertford -6 4 £30,000 -50.00%
Borehamwood -13 3 £50,000 +92.30% 1
Welwyn - 2 £65,000 - 1
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Linux.

1 166 (38.69%) Windows
2 156 (36.36%) Unix
3 152 (35.43%) SQL
4 131 (30.54%) Microsoft
5 129 (30.07%) Oracle
6 115 (26.81%) Java
7 108 (25.17%) DevOps
8 99 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
9 92 (21.45%) ITIL
10 90 (20.98%) Continuous Integration
11 85 (19.81%) Middleware
12 84 (19.58%) JavaScript
13 81 (18.88%) Amazon AWS
14 79 (18.41%) C#
15 75 (17.48%) Open Source
16 74 (17.25%) SQL Server
17 73 (17.02%) HTML
17 73 (17.02%) SOA
17 73 (17.02%) Finance
18 70 (16.32%) Web Services
19 69 (16.08%) MySQL
20 67 (15.62%) WebLogic
21 66 (15.38%) CSS
21 66 (15.38%) Solaris
22 65 (15.15%) Python
22 65 (15.15%) VMware
23 64 (14.92%) VMware Infrastructure
24 63 (14.69%) PHP
25 59 (13.75%) Git (software)
25 59 (13.75%) Windows Server

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 67 (15.62%) WebLogic
2 58 (13.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 57 (13.29%) Oracle Service Bus
4 39 (9.09%) SharePoint
5 36 (8.39%) Apache
6 34 (7.93%) Tomcat
7 33 (7.69%) WebSphere
8 22 (5.13%) IIS
8 22 (5.13%) JBoss
9 18 (4.20%) Skype for Business
10 16 (3.73%) MS Exchange
11 13 (3.03%) Confluence
12 9 (2.10%) OpenStack
13 6 (1.40%) WebSphere Application Server
14 5 (1.17%) Alfresco
14 5 (1.17%) Captiva
14 5 (1.17%) Documentum
15 4 (0.93%) CMS
15 4 (0.93%) MQSeries
15 4 (0.93%) WordPress
Applications
1 30 (6.99%) MS Excel
1 30 (6.99%) MS Office
2 8 (1.86%) GIMP
3 5 (1.17%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.17%) SOLIDWORKS
4 4 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.70%) GNU Octave
5 3 (0.70%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 41 (9.56%) Oracle EBS
2 30 (6.99%) Oracle EBS R12
3 20 (4.66%) Magento
4 13 (3.03%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (1.17%) Sage 200
6 2 (0.47%) OpenCart
6 2 (0.47%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 81 (18.88%) Amazon AWS
2 58 (13.52%) Office 365
3 16 (3.73%) Amazon EC2
3 16 (3.73%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 16 (3.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (3.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 13 (3.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 13 (3.03%) Amazon S3
4 13 (3.03%) AWS CloudFormation
5 12 (2.80%) PaaS
6 8 (1.86%) Mimecast
6 8 (1.86%) SaaS
7 6 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (1.40%) IaaS
8 2 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 34 (7.93%) DNS
1 34 (7.93%) TCP/IP
2 33 (7.69%) Firewall
3 26 (6.06%) SAN
4 25 (5.83%) VPN
5 24 (5.59%) DHCP
6 18 (4.20%) HTTP
7 15 (3.50%) LAN
8 14 (3.26%) WAN
8 14 (3.26%) Wireshark
9 12 (2.80%) FTP
9 12 (2.80%) Remote Desktop
10 11 (2.56%) VoIP
11 10 (2.33%) Ethernet
12 9 (2.10%) Internet
12 9 (2.10%) ISDN
12 9 (2.10%) MPLS
12 9 (2.10%) PBX
12 9 (2.10%) Unified Communications
12 9 (2.10%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (17.25%) SQL Server
2 69 (16.08%) MySQL
3 41 (9.56%) Oracle Database
4 30 (6.99%) Relational Database
5 29 (6.76%) RDBMS
6 24 (5.59%) Amazon RDS
7 23 (5.36%) Oracle Database 12c
8 13 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (2.10%) Amazon Redshift
9 9 (2.10%) Oracle Database 11g
10 8 (1.86%) Redis
11 7 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (1.17%) DB2
12 5 (1.17%) MongoDB
12 5 (1.17%) SQL Server 2014
13 4 (0.93%) Jackrabbit
14 2 (0.47%) Crystal Reports
14 2 (0.47%) Informix
14 2 (0.47%) NoSQL
14 2 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 59 (13.75%) Git (software)
2 58 (13.52%) Selenium
3 39 (9.09%) Subversion
4 31 (7.23%) JIRA
5 30 (6.99%) HP UFT
6 27 (6.29%) Jenkins
7 25 (5.83%) Maven
8 23 (5.36%) Jasmine
8 23 (5.36%) MSTest
8 23 (5.36%) NUnit
9 22 (5.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 19 (4.43%) JUnit
11 18 (4.20%) WebDriver
12 14 (3.26%) Ant
13 13 (3.03%) Eclipse
14 12 (2.80%) TeamCity
15 9 (2.10%) GitLab
16 8 (1.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 8 (1.86%) Cucumber
17 7 (1.63%) SoapUI
General
1 73 (17.02%) Finance
2 49 (11.42%) Advertising
3 22 (5.13%) Retail
4 17 (3.96%) Marketing
5 12 (2.80%) Telecoms
6 10 (2.33%) Banking
7 5 (1.17%) Electronics
8 4 (0.93%) Games
9 3 (0.70%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.47%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.47%) Back Office
10 2 (0.47%) Law
10 2 (0.47%) Legal
10 2 (0.47%) Publishing
11 1 (0.23%) Billing
Job Titles
1 93 (21.68%) Developer
2 72 (16.78%) Analyst
3 41 (9.56%) DBA
4 39 (9.09%) Administrator
4 39 (9.09%) Oracle DBA
4 39 (9.09%) Software Engineer
5 38 (8.86%) Senior Developer
6 28 (6.53%) .NET Developer
6 28 (6.53%) C# .NET Developer
6 28 (6.53%) C# Developer
6 28 (6.53%) Linux Engineer
6 28 (6.53%) Senior .NET Developer
6 28 (6.53%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 28 (6.53%) Senior C# Developer
6 28 (6.53%) Test Analyst
7 27 (6.29%) ASP.NET Developer
7 27 (6.29%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 27 (6.29%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 27 (6.29%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 27 (6.29%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (19.81%) Middleware
2 73 (17.02%) HTML
3 70 (16.32%) Web Services
4 66 (15.38%) CSS
5 53 (12.35%) .NET
6 45 (10.49%) LAMP
6 45 (10.49%) XML
7 42 (9.79%) AngularJS
8 39 (9.09%) ASP.NET
8 39 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
8 39 (9.09%) Spring
9 35 (8.16%) Oracle Fusion
10 32 (7.46%) HTML5
11 31 (7.23%) jQuery
11 31 (7.23%) REST
12 29 (6.76%) CSS3
13 27 (6.29%) SOAP
14 25 (5.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 23 (5.36%) ASP.NET Web API
15 23 (5.36%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 43 (10.02%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (8.62%) Computer Science
3 27 (6.29%) User Experience
4 20 (4.66%) Data Centre
5 18 (4.20%) Mobile App
6 12 (2.80%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 11 (2.56%) Algorithms
8 8 (1.86%) EPoS
9 7 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.63%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.40%) DataPower
11 5 (1.17%) Client/Server
11 5 (1.17%) e-Learning
12 4 (0.93%) Device Driver
13 3 (0.70%) Clustering
13 3 (0.70%) Embedded Systems
13 3 (0.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 3 (0.70%) Handset
13 3 (0.70%) PACS
13 3 (0.70%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 166 (38.69%) Windows
2 156 (36.36%) Unix
3 66 (15.38%) Solaris
4 59 (13.75%) Windows Server
5 32 (7.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 26 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
7 23 (5.36%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (3.96%) CentOS
9 13 (3.03%) Mac OS X
10 9 (2.10%) Ubuntu
10 9 (2.10%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (1.86%) AIX
12 7 (1.63%) Android
12 7 (1.63%) Apple iOS
12 7 (1.63%) Debian
13 6 (1.40%) Windows 7
14 5 (1.17%) Windows 10
15 4 (0.93%) HPUX
15 4 (0.93%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.93%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (25.17%) DevOps
2 99 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 92 (21.45%) ITIL
4 90 (20.98%) Continuous Integration
5 75 (17.48%) Open Source
6 73 (17.02%) SOA
7 47 (10.96%) Software Engineering
8 44 (10.26%) Scrum
9 42 (9.79%) MVC
10 39 (9.09%) Mobile Development
11 38 (8.86%) OO
12 37 (8.62%) Automated Testing
12 37 (8.62%) TDD
12 37 (8.62%) Web Development
13 35 (8.16%) Business Activity Monitoring
13 35 (8.16%) OOD
14 32 (7.46%) Configuration Management
15 31 (7.23%) Problem Management
16 28 (6.53%) Functional Testing
17 25 (5.83%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 152 (35.43%) SQL
2 115 (26.81%) Java
3 84 (19.58%) JavaScript
4 79 (18.41%) C#
5 65 (15.15%) Python
6 63 (14.69%) PHP
7 54 (12.59%) Shell Script
8 47 (10.96%) Perl
9 41 (9.56%) Bash Shell
10 38 (8.86%) C++
11 36 (8.39%) PowerShell
12 33 (7.69%) C
12 33 (7.69%) Ruby
13 25 (5.83%) VBScript
14 14 (3.26%) VB
15 11 (2.56%) PL/SQL
16 8 (1.86%) Assembly Language
17 5 (1.17%) Scala
17 5 (1.17%) VB.NET
18 4 (0.93%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 53 (12.35%) Degree
2 16 (3.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (2.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (1.86%) CCNA
4 8 (1.86%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (1.86%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (1.86%) OCA
4 8 (1.86%) OCP
4 8 (1.86%) Oracle Certification
5 6 (1.40%) RHCE
6 4 (0.93%) MCSA
6 4 (0.93%) MCSE
7 1 (0.23%) CCNP
7 1 (0.23%) JNCIA
7 1 (0.23%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (7.46%) QA
2 29 (6.76%) SLA
3 12 (2.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.93%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.70%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.47%) ISO13485
System Software
1 64 (14.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (9.56%) Active Directory
3 21 (4.90%) Docker
3 21 (4.90%) vSphere
4 19 (4.43%) Hyper-V
5 16 (3.73%) VMware ESXi
6 14 (3.26%) Oracle RAC
7 12 (2.80%) vCloud
8 11 (2.56%) Terminal Services
9 8 (1.86%) VMware ESX
10 7 (1.63%) Dovecot
11 6 (1.40%) Samba
12 5 (1.17%) Firmware
13 4 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
14 3 (0.70%) VMware Workstation
15 2 (0.47%) Ceph
15 2 (0.47%) iptables
15 2 (0.47%) Xen
16 1 (0.23%) FreeRADIUS
16 1 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 56 (13.05%) Puppet
2 25 (5.83%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (3.50%) Ansible
4 14 (3.26%) Oracle RMAN
5 9 (2.10%) HAProxy
6 8 (1.86%) Backup Exec
6 8 (1.86%) Data Guard
7 6 (1.40%) vRealize
8 5 (1.17%) Nagios
8 5 (1.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 5 (1.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 5 (1.17%) Terraform
9 3 (0.70%) Grafana
10 2 (0.47%) Cacti
10 2 (0.47%) Capistrano
10 2 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.23%) Kubernetes
11 1 (0.23%) SCCM
11 1 (0.23%) SCOM
11 1 (0.23%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 131 (30.54%) Microsoft
2 129 (30.07%) Oracle
3 65 (15.15%) VMware
4 32 (7.46%) Cisco
5 30 (6.99%) Red Hat
6 29 (6.76%) IBM
7 27 (6.29%) NetApp
8 23 (5.36%) Xamarin
9 19 (4.43%) EMC
10 17 (3.96%) Salesforce.com
10 17 (3.96%) Sitecore
11 14 (3.26%) Dell
12 13 (3.03%) Atlassian
12 13 (3.03%) HP
13 11 (2.56%) Citrix
14 10 (2.33%) Splunk
14 10 (2.33%) Sybase
15 8 (1.86%) CheckPoint
15 8 (1.86%) Veeam
16 6 (1.40%) Sonatype
Watford, Hertfordshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £62000 Per Annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000 + 20% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + good range of benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Hiring People
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hatfield
Ocado Technology
Salary: competitive salary
Posted: 4 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £47,000 to £52,500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Execllent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + additional benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Much Hadham, Hertfordshire
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + car, bonus, pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits, bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Hatfield
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Secura Hosting Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum + pension, private health etc.
Posted: 8 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum 20% Bonus + Pension + Health
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Competitive salary + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
ServerChoice
Salary: Up to £43,000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Letchworth Garden City
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £35000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Hitchin
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Welwyn, Hertfordshire
Anonymous Recruiter
Salary: Salary depends on experience
Posted: 22 days ago