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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 11 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 85 86 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 15.71% 22.63% 32.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.46% 62.77% 62.56%
Number of salaries quoted 50 66 57
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
205 137 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 37.89% 36.05% 52.70%
Number of salaries quoted 137 98 112
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 19 September 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Watford

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 134 (75.71%) Finance
2 133 (75.14%) UNIX
3 112 (63.28%) Oracle
4 89 (50.28%) SQL
5 82 (46.33%) Java
6 78 (44.07%) Retail
7 76 (42.94%) AIX
8 71 (40.11%) J2EE
9 69 (38.98%) Windows
10 64 (36.16%) Degree
11 62 (35.03%) WebSphere
11 62 (35.03%) E-Commerce
11 62 (35.03%) Microsoft
12 59 (33.33%) Tomcat
13 58 (32.77%) Analytical Skills
14 56 (31.64%) DB2
15 55 (31.07%) WebSphere Application Server
16 54 (30.51%) Manufacturing
17 52 (29.38%) ITIL
17 52 (29.38%) Solaris
18 51 (28.81%) Relational Database
19 49 (27.68%) IBM
20 48 (27.12%) Shell Script
21 47 (26.55%) HTTP
21 47 (26.55%) Perl
22 46 (25.99%) JDBC
23 45 (25.42%) RDBMS
24 44 (24.86%) IIS
25 41 (23.16%) C
25 41 (23.16%) MQSeries

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 62 (35.03%) WebSphere
2 59 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 55 (31.07%) WebSphere Application Server
4 44 (24.86%) IIS
5 41 (23.16%) MQSeries
5 41 (23.16%) IBM HTTP Server
6 19 (10.73%) Lync
7 11 (6.21%) MS Exchange
7 11 (6.21%) Tuxedo
8 9 (5.08%) Apache
9 8 (4.52%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (2.26%) Oracle Application Server
11 2 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (1.13%) WebLogic
11 2 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (1.13%) Adobe CQ
11 2 (1.13%) Liferay
12 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.56%) GlassFish
Applications
1 33 (18.64%) MS Office
2 8 (4.52%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.13%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.13%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (3.39%) Tridion
2 4 (2.26%) RiskWrite
Cloud Services
1 23 (12.99%) PaaS
2 14 (7.91%) IaaS
3 5 (2.82%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 47 (26.55%) HTTP
2 33 (18.64%) FTP
3 27 (15.25%) Firewall
4 25 (14.12%) WAN
4 25 (14.12%) LAN
5 17 (9.60%) Internet
6 12 (6.78%) DNS
7 10 (5.65%) SAN
8 9 (5.08%) DHCP
9 7 (3.95%) VPN
10 6 (3.39%) MPLS
10 6 (3.39%) PBX
10 6 (3.39%) VoIP
10 6 (3.39%) ISDN
10 6 (3.39%) VLAN
11 4 (2.26%) TCP/IP
12 2 (1.13%) NAS
13 1 (0.56%) Unified Communications
13 1 (0.56%) Fibre Channel
13 1 (0.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (31.64%) DB2
2 51 (28.81%) Relational Database
3 45 (25.42%) RDBMS
4 18 (10.17%) Informix
5 7 (3.95%) Oracle Database
6 5 (2.82%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (2.26%) MySQL
7 4 (2.26%) Oracle Database 12c
7 4 (2.26%) Oracle9i Database
7 4 (2.26%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (2.26%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.13%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.13%) OLTP
8 2 (1.13%) SQL Server
8 2 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 25 (14.12%) Eclipse
2 20 (11.30%) JUnit
3 15 (8.47%) Subversion
3 15 (8.47%) Rational Application Developer
4 13 (7.34%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 9 (5.08%) Maven
6 8 (4.52%) Log4j
6 8 (4.52%) Ant
7 3 (1.69%) Git (software)
8 2 (1.13%) Hudson
8 2 (1.13%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.13%) Jenkins
General
1 134 (75.71%) Finance
2 78 (44.07%) Retail
3 54 (30.51%) Manufacturing
4 35 (19.77%) Banking
5 2 (1.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 59 (33.33%) Analyst
2 50 (28.25%) Developer
3 36 (20.34%) Support Analyst
4 32 (18.08%) Operations Analyst
4 32 (18.08%) Operations Support Analyst
5 30 (16.95%) Programmer
6 28 (15.82%) Architect
7 22 (12.43%) Java Developer
8 19 (10.73%) C++ Developer
9 16 (9.04%) IT Architect
10 15 (8.47%) Junior
11 13 (7.34%) Junior Analyst
11 13 (7.34%) Junior Support Analyst
12 12 (6.78%) Software Developer
12 12 (6.78%) Consultant
12 12 (6.78%) Analyst Programmer
13 11 (6.21%) C++ Software Developer
14 10 (5.65%) Applications Support
14 10 (5.65%) Technical Support
14 10 (5.65%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (40.11%) J2EE
2 46 (25.99%) JDBC
3 39 (22.03%) HTML
4 34 (19.21%) Middleware
5 31 (17.51%) XML
6 29 (16.38%) JSP
7 23 (12.99%) CSS
8 20 (11.30%) Struts
9 16 (9.04%) Servlets
10 15 (8.47%) JMS
11 14 (7.91%) EJB
12 13 (7.34%) Hibernate
12 13 (7.34%) XHTML
12 13 (7.34%) Spring
12 13 (7.34%) JSTL
13 10 (5.65%) Web Services
14 8 (4.52%) XSLT
14 8 (4.52%) XMLBeans
14 8 (4.52%) Ajax
15 4 (2.26%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 58 (32.77%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (16.95%) Computer Science
3 21 (11.86%) Management Information System
4 16 (9.04%) Visualisation
5 8 (4.52%) Web 2.0
6 6 (3.39%) Mathematics
7 4 (2.26%) Clustering
7 4 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.13%) Open Source
8 2 (1.13%) Firmware
9 1 (0.56%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.56%) Streaming Video
9 1 (0.56%) Replication
9 1 (0.56%) PKI
9 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.56%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 133 (75.14%) UNIX
2 76 (42.94%) AIX
3 69 (38.98%) Windows
4 52 (29.38%) Solaris
5 33 (18.64%) HPUX
6 15 (8.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (5.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (5.65%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.13%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.56%) SUSE
10 1 (0.56%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.56%) Android
10 1 (0.56%) CentOS
10 1 (0.56%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.56%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.56%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.56%) NetWare
10 1 (0.56%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (35.03%) E-Commerce
2 52 (29.38%) ITIL
3 27 (15.25%) Software Engineering
4 21 (11.86%) Problem Management
5 20 (11.30%) Change Management
6 16 (9.04%) Information Security
7 15 (8.47%) Content Management
7 15 (8.47%) MVC
8 14 (7.91%) UML
9 13 (7.34%) OO
9 13 (7.34%) RAD
10 12 (6.78%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (5.65%) Coaching
12 9 (5.08%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (3.95%) Web Development
13 7 (3.95%) TDD
13 7 (3.95%) Performance Tuning
14 6 (3.39%) Mentoring
15 5 (2.82%) DevOps
15 5 (2.82%) Data Validation
Programming Languages
1 89 (50.28%) SQL
2 82 (46.33%) Java
3 48 (27.12%) Shell Script
4 47 (26.55%) Perl
5 41 (23.16%) C
6 40 (22.60%) Bash Shell
7 35 (19.77%) JavaScript
8 32 (18.08%) C++
9 11 (6.21%) Python
10 8 (4.52%) XPath
11 4 (2.26%) Ruby
11 4 (2.26%) PHP
12 2 (1.13%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.56%) Jython
Qualifications
1 64 (36.16%) Degree
2 16 (9.04%) CCNA
2 16 (9.04%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (5.08%) Sun Certification
4 2 (1.13%) MCP
5 1 (0.56%) MCSE
5 1 (0.56%) MCSA
5 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.56%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 25 (14.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (7.34%) Hyper-V
2 13 (7.34%) VMware ESX
2 13 (7.34%) Active Directory
3 6 (3.39%) Terminal Services
4 5 (2.82%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (2.26%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (1.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (1.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.56%) Veritas File System
7 1 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.56%) Squid
7 1 (0.56%) XenApp
7 1 (0.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (3.95%) Puppet
2 3 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.69%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.56%) Ansible
3 1 (0.56%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.56%) ARCserve
3 1 (0.56%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 112 (63.28%) Oracle
2 62 (35.03%) Microsoft
3 49 (27.68%) IBM
4 31 (17.51%) VMware
5 27 (15.25%) Red Hat
6 25 (14.12%) CheckPoint
6 25 (14.12%) HP
7 17 (9.60%) JBoss
7 17 (9.60%) Cisco
8 12 (6.78%) ProCurve
9 9 (5.08%) Sun
10 8 (4.52%) Interwoven
11 6 (3.39%) Elastic Path
11 6 (3.39%) Blue Martini
11 6 (3.39%) ATG
12 4 (2.26%) Perforce
12 4 (2.26%) hybris
12 4 (2.26%) EnterpriseDB
13 2 (1.13%) Veritas
13 2 (1.13%) NetApp
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