The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 12 12 9
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 84 85 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 16.63% 16.54% 21.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.21% 43.15% 54.32%
Number of salaries quoted 58 62 56
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £30,250 £36,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%
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 Watford region.

Operating Systems Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
190 197 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 37.62% 38.33% 39.80%
Number of salaries quoted 145 163 124
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Linux
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Linux Salary Trend in Watford

Linux
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Watford region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Watford

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Watford 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.

1 115 (62.84%) SQL
2 112 (61.20%) UNIX
3 96 (52.46%) Finance
4 95 (51.91%) Java
5 84 (45.90%) Oracle
6 73 (39.89%) Windows
7 64 (34.97%) J2EE
8 58 (31.69%) IBM
9 50 (27.32%) WebSphere
10 46 (25.14%) Microsoft
10 46 (25.14%) E-Commerce
11 45 (24.59%) Tomcat
11 45 (24.59%) AIX
11 45 (24.59%) HTTP
12 43 (23.50%) WebSphere Application Server
13 42 (22.95%) C++
13 42 (22.95%) Relational Database
14 41 (22.40%) DB2
15 40 (21.86%) Degree
15 40 (21.86%) Retail
16 39 (21.31%) Solaris
16 39 (21.31%) Problem Management
17 38 (20.77%) JavaScript
18 37 (20.22%) Shell Script
18 37 (20.22%) Banking
19 36 (19.67%) RDBMS
19 36 (19.67%) ITIL
20 35 (19.13%) Web Services
20 35 (19.13%) Hibernate
20 35 (19.13%) Spring

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Watford 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 50 (27.32%) WebSphere
2 45 (24.59%) Tomcat
3 43 (23.50%) WebSphere Application Server
4 25 (13.66%) IIS
4 25 (13.66%) Apache
5 24 (13.11%) JBoss
6 23 (12.57%) MQSeries
7 15 (8.20%) IBM HTTP Server
8 14 (7.65%) Apache Solr
8 14 (7.65%) SharePoint
9 9 (4.92%) Lync
10 8 (4.37%) SharePoint 2013
10 8 (4.37%) SharePoint 2010
10 8 (4.37%) Drupal
11 7 (3.83%) WebLogic
11 7 (3.83%) Adobe CQ
12 4 (2.19%) Oracle Application Server
13 3 (1.64%) Tuxedo
14 2 (1.09%) SharePoint Server
14 2 (1.09%) nginx
Applications
1 29 (15.85%) MS Office
2 22 (12.02%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.09%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (7.10%) Agresso
1 13 (7.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (4.37%) Magento
3 7 (3.83%) CA PPM
3 7 (3.83%) Maximo
4 4 (2.19%) RiskWrite
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.37%) SaaS
2 7 (3.83%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (3.28%) PaaS
3 6 (3.28%) IaaS
4 5 (2.73%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.55%) Office 365
5 1 (0.55%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 45 (24.59%) HTTP
2 26 (14.21%) Internet
3 18 (9.84%) FTP
4 10 (5.46%) IPv4
5 8 (4.37%) SAN
5 8 (4.37%) HTTPS
5 8 (4.37%) Firewall
6 6 (3.28%) DNS
6 6 (3.28%) NAS
7 5 (2.73%) WAN
8 3 (1.64%) LDAP
8 3 (1.64%) LAN
8 3 (1.64%) SSH
9 2 (1.09%) Network Security
9 2 (1.09%) VoIP
9 2 (1.09%) VPN
9 2 (1.09%) PuTTY
9 2 (1.09%) WinSCP
10 1 (0.55%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (0.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (22.95%) Relational Database
2 41 (22.40%) DB2
3 36 (19.67%) RDBMS
4 24 (13.11%) Oracle Database
5 18 (9.84%) SQL Server
6 15 (8.20%) MySQL
6 15 (8.20%) Oracle Database 11g
7 11 (6.01%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (6.01%) Oracle Database 10g
8 10 (5.46%) SQL Server 2005
9 7 (3.83%) Informix
10 6 (3.28%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (2.73%) MongoDB
11 5 (2.73%) NoSQL
12 4 (2.19%) JasperReports
13 3 (1.64%) Oracle9i Database
13 3 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
14 2 (1.09%) CouchDB
14 2 (1.09%) Redis
15 1 (0.55%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 27 (14.75%) Maven
2 21 (11.48%) Subversion
3 14 (7.65%) Eclipse
4 11 (6.01%) JUnit
5 10 (5.46%) SoapUI
6 8 (4.37%) Ant
7 7 (3.83%) LoadRunner
7 7 (3.83%) JMeter
7 7 (3.83%) Log4j
8 5 (2.73%) Toad
8 5 (2.73%) Jenkins
9 4 (2.19%) Rational Application Developer
9 4 (2.19%) Git (software)
10 3 (1.64%) PowerBuilder
11 2 (1.09%) Mercurial
11 2 (1.09%) Hudson
11 2 (1.09%) JIRA
11 2 (1.09%) Firebug
11 2 (1.09%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.55%) CruiseControl
General
1 96 (52.46%) Finance
2 40 (21.86%) Retail
3 37 (20.22%) Banking
4 10 (5.46%) Financial Institution
5 8 (4.37%) Manufacturing
5 8 (4.37%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.19%) Games
7 1 (0.55%) Front Office
7 1 (0.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 66 (36.07%) Developer
2 61 (33.33%) Analyst
3 37 (20.22%) Support Analyst
4 33 (18.03%) Java Developer
5 21 (11.48%) Programmer
6 19 (10.38%) Senior Developer
6 19 (10.38%) Applications Support
7 17 (9.29%) C++ Developer
8 14 (7.65%) Architect
8 14 (7.65%) Support Manager
8 14 (7.65%) Operations Analyst
8 14 (7.65%) Operations Support Analyst
9 12 (6.56%) Senior Java Developer
9 12 (6.56%) Applications Support Analyst
9 12 (6.56%) Administrator
10 8 (4.37%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 6 (3.28%) Java Programmer
11 6 (3.28%) Oracle Developer
11 6 (3.28%) Perl Developer
11 6 (3.28%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (34.97%) J2EE
2 35 (19.13%) Web Services
2 35 (19.13%) Hibernate
2 35 (19.13%) Spring
3 25 (13.66%) XML
3 25 (13.66%) HTML
3 25 (13.66%) JDBC
3 25 (13.66%) Servlets
4 23 (12.57%) JSP
4 23 (12.57%) Struts
5 21 (11.48%) CSS
5 21 (11.48%) SOAP
6 20 (10.93%) jQuery
7 17 (9.29%) XSLT
7 17 (9.29%) Middleware
8 15 (8.20%) Java EE
9 14 (7.65%) EJB
9 14 (7.65%) RESTful
10 11 (6.01%) Ajax
10 11 (6.01%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 28 (15.30%) Computer Science
2 14 (7.65%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (6.01%) Client/Server
4 7 (3.83%) Web 2.0
5 5 (2.73%) Replication
5 5 (2.73%) Clustering
6 4 (2.19%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.09%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.09%) Online Gambling
8 1 (0.55%) LPAR
8 1 (0.55%) DLPAR
8 1 (0.55%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.55%) Open Source
8 1 (0.55%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 112 (61.20%) UNIX
2 73 (39.89%) Windows
3 45 (24.59%) AIX
4 39 (21.31%) Solaris
5 25 (13.66%) HPUX
6 10 (5.46%) Windows XP
6 10 (5.46%) Windows 7
7 8 (4.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.55%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.55%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (25.14%) E-Commerce
2 39 (21.31%) Problem Management
3 36 (19.67%) ITIL
4 32 (17.49%) OO
5 30 (16.39%) Software Engineering
6 21 (11.48%) MVC
7 15 (8.20%) TDD
8 14 (7.65%) CRM
8 14 (7.65%) Time Management
9 13 (7.10%) Performance Tuning
10 12 (6.56%) Release Management
10 12 (6.56%) Configuration Management
11 11 (6.01%) Asset Management
11 11 (6.01%) Change Management
11 11 (6.01%) Capacity Planning
12 10 (5.46%) Test Automation
12 10 (5.46%) Multithreading
12 10 (5.46%) Unit Testing
12 10 (5.46%) Test Scripting
12 10 (5.46%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 115 (62.84%) SQL
2 95 (51.91%) Java
3 42 (22.95%) C++
4 38 (20.77%) JavaScript
5 37 (20.22%) Shell Script
6 33 (18.03%) C
7 32 (17.49%) PL/SQL
8 31 (16.94%) Perl
9 20 (10.93%) PHP
9 20 (10.93%) Bash Shell
10 17 (9.29%) XPath
11 10 (5.46%) T-SQL
12 7 (3.83%) AWK
13 5 (2.73%) Python
13 5 (2.73%) PHP5
14 4 (2.19%) C#
15 3 (1.64%) Ruby
15 3 (1.64%) VBScript
15 3 (1.64%) VB
16 1 (0.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 40 (21.86%) Degree
2 17 (9.29%) Sun Certification
3 3 (1.64%) CCNA
3 3 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.09%) JNCIS
4 2 (1.09%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.09%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.09%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.20%) SLA
2 2 (1.09%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.55%) QA
System Software
1 15 (8.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (6.56%) Active Directory
3 10 (5.46%) VirtualBox
4 4 (2.19%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 4 (2.19%) vSphere
4 4 (2.19%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (1.64%) VMware ESX
5 3 (1.64%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.64%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (1.09%) NFS
6 2 (1.09%) Samba
6 2 (1.09%) vCloud
7 1 (0.55%) GPFS
7 1 (0.55%) PowerHA
7 1 (0.55%) Veritas File System
7 1 (0.55%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 5 (2.73%) Puppet
1 5 (2.73%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.19%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (2.19%) Data Guard
3 2 (1.09%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.55%) Control-M
4 1 (0.55%) Ansible
4 1 (0.55%) vMotion
Vendors
1 84 (45.90%) Oracle
2 58 (31.69%) IBM
3 46 (25.14%) Microsoft
4 30 (16.39%) Sun
5 18 (9.84%) VMware
6 16 (8.74%) Red Hat
7 10 (5.46%) Sybase
8 7 (3.83%) Interwoven
9 6 (3.28%) HP
9 6 (3.28%) Veritas
10 4 (2.19%) Cisco
10 4 (2.19%) Infor
10 4 (2.19%) EnterpriseDB
11 3 (1.64%) Zend
11 3 (1.64%) CheckPoint
12 2 (1.09%) McAfee
12 2 (1.09%) Perforce
12 2 (1.09%) EMC
12 2 (1.09%) Sourcefire
12 2 (1.09%) Juniper
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