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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 17 4 10
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +6
Permanent jobs citing Linux 45 135 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 9.85% 23.04% 15.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 52.94% 58.95% 40.82%
Number of salaries quoted 30 75 35
Median salary £44,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,850 £37,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £70,000 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +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
85 229 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 18.60% 39.08% 37.19%
Number of salaries quoted 68 152 129
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,395 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +2.73%

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 25 August 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Watford

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, 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 41 (51.90%) Unix
2 40 (50.63%) Microsoft
3 36 (45.57%) SQL
4 35 (44.30%) Windows
5 32 (40.51%) ITIL
6 27 (34.18%) Degree
7 26 (32.91%) VMware
8 24 (30.38%) Active Directory
8 24 (30.38%) E-Commerce
9 23 (29.11%) VPN
9 23 (29.11%) Oracle
10 22 (27.85%) Network Security
10 22 (27.85%) VMware Infrastructure
11 21 (26.58%) Perl
12 20 (25.32%) Firewall
13 19 (24.05%) Data Centre
14 18 (22.78%) CheckPoint
15 17 (21.52%) Python
16 16 (20.25%) C
16 16 (20.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 16 (20.25%) Retail
17 15 (18.99%) Windows Server
18 14 (17.72%) Office 365
18 14 (17.72%) PaaS
18 14 (17.72%) Java
18 14 (17.72%) Finance
19 13 (16.46%) MS Excel
19 13 (16.46%) MySQL
19 13 (16.46%) DHCP
19 13 (16.46%) DNS

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 12 (15.19%) Skype for Business
2 11 (13.92%) MS Exchange
3 5 (6.33%) WebSphere
3 5 (6.33%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (3.80%) Tuxedo
5 2 (2.53%) Apache
5 2 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.27%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (16.46%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (17.72%) Office 365
1 14 (17.72%) PaaS
2 3 (3.80%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.27%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 23 (29.11%) VPN
2 22 (27.85%) Network Security
3 20 (25.32%) Firewall
4 13 (16.46%) DHCP
4 13 (16.46%) DNS
5 12 (15.19%) Remote Desktop
5 12 (15.19%) TCP/IP
6 11 (13.92%) ISDN
6 11 (13.92%) LAN
6 11 (13.92%) MPLS
6 11 (13.92%) PBX
6 11 (13.92%) VLAN
6 11 (13.92%) VoIP
6 11 (13.92%) WAN
7 10 (12.66%) IPsec
7 10 (12.66%) SSH
8 6 (7.59%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (6.33%) Internet
10 3 (3.80%) Wireshark
11 2 (2.53%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.46%) MySQL
2 11 (13.92%) SQL Server
3 10 (12.66%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (7.59%) Oracle Database
5 5 (6.33%) DB2
6 4 (5.06%) MS Access
7 3 (3.80%) Informix
7 3 (3.80%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (3.80%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (3.80%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (3.80%) Oracle Exadata
7 3 (3.80%) Oracle9i Database
8 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (2.53%) Sybase ASE
9 1 (1.27%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 5 (6.33%) Rational Application Developer
2 2 (2.53%) Cucumber
2 2 (2.53%) HP UFT
2 2 (2.53%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.53%) Selenium
3 1 (1.27%) Maven
3 1 (1.27%) Vagrant
General
1 16 (20.25%) Retail
2 14 (17.72%) Finance
3 8 (10.13%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.06%) Military
5 2 (2.53%) Banking
5 2 (2.53%) Electronics
5 2 (2.53%) Law
6 1 (1.27%) Games
6 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (27.85%) Support Engineer
2 16 (20.25%) Linux Engineer
3 13 (16.46%) 3rd Line Support
3 13 (16.46%) Linux Support
3 13 (16.46%) Linux Support Engineer
4 11 (13.92%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 11 (13.92%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 11 (13.92%) Architect
5 9 (11.39%) Administrator
5 9 (11.39%) Analyst
6 8 (10.13%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 7 (8.86%) Junior
7 7 (8.86%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (8.86%) Windows Engineer
7 7 (8.86%) Windows Support Engineer
8 6 (7.59%) Compliance Manager
8 6 (7.59%) Information Manager
8 6 (7.59%) Information Security Manager
8 6 (7.59%) Security Analyst
8 6 (7.59%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.33%) CSS
1 5 (6.33%) EJB
1 5 (6.33%) HTML
1 5 (6.33%) J2EE
1 5 (6.33%) JSP
1 5 (6.33%) Servlets
2 4 (5.06%) Classic ASP
2 4 (5.06%) JFC
2 4 (5.06%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 3 (3.80%) Middleware
3 3 (3.80%) Web Services
3 3 (3.80%) XML
4 2 (2.53%) COM
4 2 (2.53%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (24.05%) Data Centre
2 13 (16.46%) Mathematics
3 12 (15.19%) Management Information System
4 10 (12.66%) PACS
5 6 (7.59%) Cybercrime
6 5 (6.33%) Security Operations Centre
7 3 (3.80%) Computer Science
7 3 (3.80%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (2.53%) Data Integration
8 2 (2.53%) EFT
8 2 (2.53%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (1.27%) Fintech
9 1 (1.27%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 41 (51.90%) Unix
2 35 (44.30%) Windows
3 16 (20.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (18.99%) Windows Server
5 13 (16.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (15.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (13.92%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (3.80%) Solaris
9 2 (2.53%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (1.27%) CentOS
10 1 (1.27%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.27%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (40.51%) ITIL
2 24 (30.38%) E-Commerce
3 13 (16.46%) Cybersecurity
3 13 (16.46%) Vulnerability Management
4 12 (15.19%) ITIL V3
4 12 (15.19%) Mentoring
5 11 (13.92%) Coaching
6 10 (12.66%) Problem Management
6 10 (12.66%) Workflow
7 8 (10.13%) DevOps
7 8 (10.13%) Information Security
8 7 (8.86%) Asset Management
8 7 (8.86%) Information Security Management
8 7 (8.86%) ISMS
8 7 (8.86%) Security Management
8 7 (8.86%) Service Delivery
8 7 (8.86%) Software Engineering
8 7 (8.86%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 6 (7.59%) SIEM
10 5 (6.33%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 36 (45.57%) SQL
2 21 (26.58%) Perl
3 17 (21.52%) Python
4 16 (20.25%) C
5 14 (17.72%) Java
6 11 (13.92%) Shell Script
7 6 (7.59%) Bash Shell
8 5 (6.33%) C++
8 5 (6.33%) JavaScript
9 4 (5.06%) VB
9 4 (5.06%) VBA
10 3 (3.80%) PL/SQL
11 2 (2.53%) PHP
11 2 (2.53%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.27%) C#
12 1 (1.27%) Embedded C++
12 1 (1.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 27 (34.18%) Degree
2 10 (12.66%) CISSP
3 7 (8.86%) CISA
3 7 (8.86%) CISM
4 6 (7.59%) CCNA
4 6 (7.59%) CCNP
4 6 (7.59%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (6.33%) PhD
6 3 (3.80%) CEH
6 3 (3.80%) GCIH
6 3 (3.80%) GIAC
7 2 (2.53%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.53%) MCSE
7 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.53%) Security Cleared
7 2 (2.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (8.86%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.53%) QA
System Software
1 24 (30.38%) Active Directory
2 22 (27.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (15.19%) Terminal Services
4 11 (13.92%) VMware ESX
5 3 (3.80%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.80%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (2.53%) Docker
7 1 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.27%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (5.06%) Data Guard
2 3 (3.80%) Ansible
2 3 (3.80%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.80%) Puppet
3 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.27%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.27%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.27%) Nagios
4 1 (1.27%) Nessus
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 40 (50.63%) Microsoft
2 26 (32.91%) VMware
3 23 (29.11%) Oracle
4 18 (22.78%) CheckPoint
5 12 (15.19%) Sybase
6 5 (6.33%) Cisco
7 4 (5.06%) NetApp
8 3 (3.80%) 3PAR
8 3 (3.80%) HP
8 3 (3.80%) IBM
8 3 (3.80%) Perforce
8 3 (3.80%) Sun
8 3 (3.80%) Veeam
9 2 (2.53%) Rackspace
10 1 (1.27%) Citrix
10 1 (1.27%) Dell
10 1 (1.27%) Facebook
10 1 (1.27%) Google
10 1 (1.27%) Intel
10 1 (1.27%) SAP
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