The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 8 12 9
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 72 60 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 13.98% 11.30% 19.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.72% 49.59% 57.22%
Number of salaries quoted 55 33 66
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £64,000 £58,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%

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
161 121 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 31.26% 22.79% 34.29%
Number of salaries quoted 131 87 121
Median salary £45,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £34,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of job ads across the Watford region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 22 January 2017.

Linux Salary Histogram in Watford

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 Watford region with a requirement for Linux.

1 63 (50.81%) SQL
2 56 (45.16%) Windows
3 55 (44.35%) Unix
4 49 (39.52%) Java
4 49 (39.52%) Microsoft
5 43 (34.68%) ITIL
6 42 (33.87%) Finance
7 41 (33.06%) Windows Server
8 35 (28.23%) Agile Software Development
9 31 (25.00%) Active Directory
10 30 (24.19%) C#
10 30 (24.19%) VMware
11 29 (23.39%) DHCP
11 29 (23.39%) VPN
11 29 (23.39%) DNS
11 29 (23.39%) Office 365
12 28 (22.58%) Windows Server 2012
12 28 (22.58%) Firewall
13 26 (20.97%) C
14 25 (20.16%) Solaris
14 25 (20.16%) TDD
14 25 (20.16%) VMware Infrastructure
14 25 (20.16%) Windows Server 2008
15 24 (19.35%) MySQL
16 23 (18.55%) WebSphere
17 22 (17.74%) E-Commerce
17 22 (17.74%) Mentoring
17 22 (17.74%) Skype for Business
18 21 (16.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 21 (16.94%) Data Centre

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Watford 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 23 (18.55%) WebSphere
2 22 (17.74%) Skype for Business
3 19 (15.32%) MS Exchange
4 15 (12.10%) WebLogic
5 13 (10.48%) Tomcat
6 10 (8.06%) JBoss
7 6 (4.84%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 6 (4.84%) Apache
7 6 (4.84%) CMS
7 6 (4.84%) Confluence
7 6 (4.84%) MQSeries
8 4 (3.23%) IIS
9 2 (1.61%) Tuxedo
9 2 (1.61%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (1.61%) WordPress
Applications
1 21 (16.94%) MS Office
2 17 (13.71%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (3.23%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 13 (10.48%) Magento
2 4 (3.23%) Sage 200
3 2 (1.61%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 29 (23.39%) Office 365
2 18 (14.52%) PaaS
3 9 (7.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (6.45%) Mimecast
5 4 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (3.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (23.39%) DHCP
1 29 (23.39%) DNS
1 29 (23.39%) VPN
2 28 (22.58%) Firewall
3 21 (16.94%) Remote Desktop
4 15 (12.10%) ISDN
4 15 (12.10%) LAN
4 15 (12.10%) MPLS
4 15 (12.10%) PBX
4 15 (12.10%) VLAN
4 15 (12.10%) VoIP
5 14 (11.29%) WAN
6 12 (9.68%) SAN
7 11 (8.87%) TCP/IP
8 10 (8.06%) Unified Communications
9 8 (6.45%) Internet
10 7 (5.65%) FTP
11 3 (2.42%) Ethernet
11 3 (2.42%) HTTP
12 2 (1.61%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (19.35%) MySQL
2 12 (9.68%) SQL Server
3 10 (8.06%) RDBMS
3 10 (8.06%) Relational Database
4 8 (6.45%) Amazon RDS
5 6 (4.84%) Jackrabbit
6 4 (3.23%) MongoDB
6 4 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (2.42%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (1.61%) Informix
8 2 (1.61%) Sybase ASE
9 1 (0.81%) DB2
9 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (16.13%) HP UFT
2 19 (15.32%) Selenium
3 15 (12.10%) Git (software)
4 14 (11.29%) JUnit
5 12 (9.68%) Maven
6 7 (5.65%) JIRA
6 7 (5.65%) Subversion
7 6 (4.84%) Cucumber
7 6 (4.84%) Eclipse
7 6 (4.84%) Log4j
7 6 (4.84%) Mockito
7 6 (4.84%) Talend Open Studio
7 6 (4.84%) WebDriver
8 5 (4.03%) SoapUI
9 3 (2.42%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.81%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.81%) FishEye
10 1 (0.81%) RSpec
10 1 (0.81%) SonarQube
10 1 (0.81%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 42 (33.87%) Finance
2 18 (14.52%) Retail
3 5 (4.03%) Banking
3 5 (4.03%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.23%) Electronics
5 3 (2.42%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.81%) Billing
6 1 (0.81%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 43 (34.68%) Analyst
2 29 (23.39%) Developer
3 20 (16.13%) Test Analyst
4 18 (14.52%) 3rd Line Support
5 17 (13.71%) Linux Support
6 16 (12.90%) Support Engineer
7 14 (11.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 14 (11.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 14 (11.29%) Office 365 Engineer
8 13 (10.48%) QA Analyst
8 13 (10.48%) QA Test Analyst
8 13 (10.48%) Support Analyst
9 12 (9.68%) Java Developer
10 11 (8.87%) Architect
11 10 (8.06%) Infrastructure Architect
11 10 (8.06%) Linux Engineer
11 10 (8.06%) Linux Support Engineer
12 8 (6.45%) Infrastructure Support
12 8 (6.45%) Systems Analyst
12 8 (6.45%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (15.32%) Spring
2 18 (14.52%) Web Services
2 18 (14.52%) XML
3 16 (12.90%) Middleware
3 16 (12.90%) SOAP
4 14 (11.29%) REST
5 13 (10.48%) Hibernate
5 13 (10.48%) JDBC
6 12 (9.68%) JSON
7 9 (7.26%) Ajax
7 9 (7.26%) AngularJS
8 8 (6.45%) GWT
8 8 (6.45%) J2EE
8 8 (6.45%) Java EE
8 8 (6.45%) RESTful
8 8 (6.45%) Ruby on Rails
8 8 (6.45%) XSLT
9 7 (5.65%) JMS
10 6 (4.84%) ActiveMQ
10 6 (4.84%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (16.94%) Data Centre
2 19 (15.32%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (11.29%) Mathematics
4 8 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (4.84%) DataPower
5 6 (4.84%) Handset
6 3 (2.42%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.61%) Device Driver
7 2 (1.61%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (1.61%) Physics
8 1 (0.81%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.81%) Fintech
8 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.81%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 56 (45.16%) Windows
2 55 (44.35%) Unix
3 41 (33.06%) Windows Server
4 28 (22.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (20.16%) Solaris
5 25 (20.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (16.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (11.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (9.68%) Mac OS X
9 10 (8.06%) Windows 7
10 6 (4.84%) AIX
10 6 (4.84%) HPUX
11 4 (3.23%) OpenVMS
11 4 (3.23%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (34.68%) ITIL
2 35 (28.23%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (20.16%) TDD
4 22 (17.74%) E-Commerce
4 22 (17.74%) Mentoring
5 20 (16.13%) Scrum
6 19 (15.32%) Functional Testing
7 18 (14.52%) Automation Testing
8 14 (11.29%) Coaching
8 14 (11.29%) SOA
9 11 (8.87%) UML
10 10 (8.06%) BDD
11 9 (7.26%) BPR
11 9 (7.26%) OO
11 9 (7.26%) OOD
12 8 (6.45%) Business Continuity
12 8 (6.45%) Kalman Filter
12 8 (6.45%) Problem Management
12 8 (6.45%) Web Filtering
13 7 (5.65%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 63 (50.81%) SQL
2 49 (39.52%) Java
3 30 (24.19%) C#
4 26 (20.97%) C
5 20 (16.13%) Python
6 19 (15.32%) Shell Script
7 13 (10.48%) C++
8 12 (9.68%) JavaScript
9 11 (8.87%) Perl
10 9 (7.26%) PHP
10 9 (7.26%) VB
11 8 (6.45%) Bash Shell
11 8 (6.45%) Ruby
12 4 (3.23%) T-SQL
12 4 (3.23%) VB.NET
13 3 (2.42%) Embedded C
14 2 (1.61%) Assembly Language
14 2 (1.61%) XPath
15 1 (0.81%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.81%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (16.94%) Degree
2 2 (1.61%) CCNA
2 2 (1.61%) CCNP
2 2 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.81%) CISA
3 1 (0.81%) CISM
3 1 (0.81%) CISSP
3 1 (0.81%) JNCIA
3 1 (0.81%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (14.52%) QA
2 2 (1.61%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.81%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.81%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 25 (20.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (16.13%) Terminal Services
4 16 (12.90%) Hyper-V
5 14 (11.29%) VMware ESX
6 8 (6.45%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (4.84%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (1.61%) Firmware
9 1 (0.81%) Docker
9 1 (0.81%) Samba
Systems Management
1 8 (6.45%) Backup Exec
2 4 (3.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 4 (3.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (1.61%) Ansible
3 2 (1.61%) Capistrano
3 2 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.81%) Nagios
4 1 (0.81%) Nessus
Vendors
1 49 (39.52%) Microsoft
2 30 (24.19%) VMware
3 21 (16.94%) IBM
3 21 (16.94%) Oracle
4 15 (12.10%) CheckPoint
5 12 (9.68%) Dell
5 12 (9.68%) NetApp
6 10 (8.06%) Cisco
7 9 (7.26%) Citrix
7 9 (7.26%) HP
8 8 (6.45%) Sun
8 8 (6.45%) Veeam
9 7 (5.65%) Sybase
10 6 (4.84%) ATG
10 6 (4.84%) Atlassian
10 6 (4.84%) Blue Martini
10 6 (4.84%) Talend
11 4 (3.23%) Sage
11 4 (3.23%) SonicWALL
11 4 (3.23%) Symantec
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