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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 10 11 9
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 95 79 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 18.63% 17.52% 22.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.80% 48.47% 55.87%
Number of salaries quoted 67 52 61
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 £35,250 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £43,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 Watford region.

Operating Systems Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
187 163 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 36.67% 36.14% 40.41%
Number of salaries quoted 138 129 127
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £53,750 £52,500
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 3 March 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Watford

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 126 (63.64%) UNIX
2 121 (61.11%) SQL
3 104 (52.53%) Finance
4 102 (51.52%) Java
5 95 (47.98%) Oracle
6 76 (38.38%) Windows
7 73 (36.87%) J2EE
8 59 (29.80%) IBM
9 54 (27.27%) E-Commerce
9 54 (27.27%) Relational Database
10 52 (26.26%) Tomcat
11 51 (25.76%) WebSphere
12 49 (24.75%) Retail
12 49 (24.75%) C++
13 48 (24.24%) AIX
14 47 (23.74%) Microsoft
14 47 (23.74%) RDBMS
14 47 (23.74%) Degree
15 46 (23.23%) HTTP
15 46 (23.23%) WebSphere Application Server
16 45 (22.73%) Solaris
16 45 (22.73%) Shell Script
17 44 (22.22%) DB2
17 44 (22.22%) JavaScript
18 42 (21.21%) Banking
19 41 (20.71%) Problem Management
20 38 (19.19%) Hibernate
20 38 (19.19%) Spring
21 37 (18.69%) C
21 37 (18.69%) Web Services

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 52 (26.26%) Tomcat
2 51 (25.76%) WebSphere
3 46 (23.23%) WebSphere Application Server
4 28 (14.14%) IIS
4 28 (14.14%) MQSeries
5 22 (11.11%) JBoss
5 22 (11.11%) Apache
6 18 (9.09%) IBM HTTP Server
7 14 (7.07%) Apache Solr
7 14 (7.07%) SharePoint
8 10 (5.05%) Adobe CQ
9 9 (4.55%) Lync
10 8 (4.04%) SharePoint 2013
10 8 (4.04%) SharePoint 2010
11 7 (3.54%) Oracle Application Server
12 6 (3.03%) WebLogic
13 5 (2.53%) Drupal
14 4 (2.02%) Tuxedo
15 2 (1.01%) nginx
15 2 (1.01%) Liferay
Applications
1 30 (15.15%) MS Office
2 21 (10.61%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.01%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (6.57%) Agresso
1 13 (6.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (3.54%) CA PPM
2 7 (3.54%) Maximo
2 7 (3.54%) RiskWrite
3 5 (2.53%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (4.04%) SaaS
3 7 (3.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (3.03%) PaaS
4 6 (3.03%) IaaS
5 1 (0.51%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 46 (23.23%) HTTP
2 29 (14.65%) Internet
3 20 (10.10%) FTP
4 10 (5.05%) Firewall
4 10 (5.05%) IPv4
5 8 (4.04%) SAN
6 6 (3.03%) NAS
6 6 (3.03%) DNS
7 5 (2.53%) HTTPS
8 4 (2.02%) WAN
9 3 (1.52%) LDAP
9 3 (1.52%) SSH
10 2 (1.01%) Network Security
10 2 (1.01%) LAN
10 2 (1.01%) VoIP
10 2 (1.01%) PuTTY
10 2 (1.01%) WinSCP
10 2 (1.01%) VPN
11 1 (0.51%) SSL
11 1 (0.51%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (27.27%) Relational Database
2 47 (23.74%) RDBMS
3 44 (22.22%) DB2
4 19 (9.60%) Oracle Database
5 18 (9.09%) MySQL
6 16 (8.08%) SQL Server
7 15 (7.58%) Oracle Database 11g
8 11 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
9 10 (5.05%) SQL Server 2005
9 10 (5.05%) SQL Server 2012
10 9 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (3.54%) Informix
12 5 (2.53%) MongoDB
12 5 (2.53%) NoSQL
13 4 (2.02%) JasperReports
14 3 (1.52%) Oracle9i Database
15 2 (1.01%) Redis
15 2 (1.01%) CouchDB
16 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
16 1 (0.51%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 31 (15.66%) Maven
2 25 (12.63%) Subversion
3 18 (9.09%) Eclipse
4 15 (7.58%) JUnit
5 11 (5.56%) Ant
6 10 (5.05%) Log4j
6 10 (5.05%) SoapUI
7 8 (4.04%) Rational Application Developer
8 7 (3.54%) Jenkins
9 6 (3.03%) Git (software)
10 5 (2.53%) Toad
11 4 (2.02%) LoadRunner
11 4 (2.02%) JMeter
11 4 (2.02%) TeamCity
11 4 (2.02%) Hudson
12 2 (1.01%) Mercurial
12 2 (1.01%) JIRA
12 2 (1.01%) PowerBuilder
13 1 (0.51%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
13 1 (0.51%) CruiseControl
General
1 104 (52.53%) Finance
2 49 (24.75%) Retail
3 42 (21.21%) Banking
4 14 (7.07%) Manufacturing
5 10 (5.05%) Financial Institution
6 7 (3.54%) Telecoms
7 5 (2.53%) Games
8 1 (0.51%) Front Office
8 1 (0.51%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 73 (36.87%) Developer
2 62 (31.31%) Analyst
3 40 (20.20%) Support Analyst
4 36 (18.18%) Java Developer
5 23 (11.62%) C++ Developer
6 21 (10.61%) Programmer
7 20 (10.10%) Applications Support
8 19 (9.60%) Senior Developer
9 18 (9.09%) Architect
10 16 (8.08%) Operations Analyst
10 16 (8.08%) Operations Support Analyst
11 14 (7.07%) Support Manager
12 12 (6.06%) Senior Java Developer
12 12 (6.06%) Applications Support Analyst
12 12 (6.06%) Administrator
13 11 (5.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
14 7 (3.54%) Software Developer
14 7 (3.54%) C++ Software Developer
14 7 (3.54%) J2EE Developer
14 7 (3.54%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (36.87%) J2EE
2 38 (19.19%) Hibernate
2 38 (19.19%) Spring
3 37 (18.69%) Web Services
4 31 (15.66%) Servlets
5 30 (15.15%) HTML
6 28 (14.14%) JDBC
6 28 (14.14%) XML
7 27 (13.64%) Struts
7 27 (13.64%) JSP
8 26 (13.13%) CSS
9 24 (12.12%) SOAP
10 23 (11.62%) jQuery
11 20 (10.10%) XSLT
12 19 (9.60%) Middleware
13 17 (8.59%) EJB
14 15 (7.58%) Java EE
15 14 (7.07%) Ajax
15 14 (7.07%) RESTful
16 12 (6.06%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 32 (16.16%) Computer Science
2 18 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.05%) Web 2.0
3 10 (5.05%) Client/Server
4 8 (4.04%) Clustering
5 7 (3.54%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.53%) Replication
7 4 (2.02%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.01%) Online Gambling
9 1 (0.51%) LPAR
9 1 (0.51%) DLPAR
9 1 (0.51%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 126 (63.64%) UNIX
2 76 (38.38%) Windows
3 48 (24.24%) AIX
4 45 (22.73%) Solaris
5 33 (16.67%) HPUX
6 11 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (5.05%) Windows 7
7 10 (5.05%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.51%) SUSE
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (27.27%) E-Commerce
2 41 (20.71%) Problem Management
3 35 (17.68%) ITIL
3 35 (17.68%) Software Engineering
4 34 (17.17%) OO
5 25 (12.63%) MVC
6 14 (7.07%) CRM
6 14 (7.07%) Time Management
7 13 (6.57%) TDD
8 12 (6.06%) Configuration Management
8 12 (6.06%) Release Management
9 11 (5.56%) Asset Management
9 11 (5.56%) Content Management
10 10 (5.05%) Change Management
10 10 (5.05%) Regression Testing
10 10 (5.05%) UML
10 10 (5.05%) Unit Testing
10 10 (5.05%) Test Scripting
10 10 (5.05%) Multithreading
10 10 (5.05%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 121 (61.11%) SQL
2 102 (51.52%) Java
3 49 (24.75%) C++
4 45 (22.73%) Shell Script
5 44 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 37 (18.69%) C
7 29 (14.65%) PL/SQL
7 29 (14.65%) Perl
8 26 (13.13%) Bash Shell
9 20 (10.10%) XPath
10 14 (7.07%) PHP
11 10 (5.05%) T-SQL
12 5 (2.53%) Python
12 5 (2.53%) Ruby
12 5 (2.53%) PHP5
13 4 (2.02%) AWK
13 4 (2.02%) C#
14 3 (1.52%) VBScript
15 2 (1.01%) VB
16 1 (0.51%) Jython
Qualifications
1 47 (23.74%) Degree
2 21 (10.61%) Sun Certification
3 2 (1.01%) JNCIS
3 2 (1.01%) CCNP
3 2 (1.01%) CCNA
3 2 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.01%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.01%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.01%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.58%) SLA
2 1 (0.51%) QA
2 1 (0.51%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 15 (7.58%) Active Directory
2 14 (7.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (5.05%) VirtualBox
4 4 (2.02%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 4 (2.02%) vSphere
4 4 (2.02%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (2.02%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (1.52%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.52%) VMware ESX
5 3 (1.52%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (1.01%) vCloud
6 2 (1.01%) NFS
6 2 (1.01%) Samba
7 1 (0.51%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.51%) GPFS
7 1 (0.51%) PowerHA
7 1 (0.51%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 7 (3.54%) Puppet
1 7 (3.54%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.02%) Data Guard
3 2 (1.01%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.51%) Ansible
Vendors
1 95 (47.98%) Oracle
2 59 (29.80%) IBM
3 47 (23.74%) Microsoft
4 31 (15.66%) Sun
5 18 (9.09%) Red Hat
5 18 (9.09%) VMware
6 10 (5.05%) Interwoven
7 8 (4.04%) Sybase
7 8 (4.04%) HP
8 7 (3.54%) EnterpriseDB
9 6 (3.03%) Veritas
10 4 (2.02%) hybris
10 4 (2.02%) Infor
11 3 (1.52%) Zend
11 3 (1.52%) Cisco
12 2 (1.01%) Juniper
12 2 (1.01%) EMC
12 2 (1.01%) Sourcefire
12 2 (1.01%) CheckPoint
12 2 (1.01%) McAfee
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