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 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 11 12 9
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 100 53 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 16.39% 14.36% 17.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 51.28% 53.54% 48.80%
Number of salaries quoted 63 34 48
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 £40,000 £33,250 £24,550
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £44,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
195 99 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 31.97% 26.83% 36.81%
Number of salaries quoted 134 69 110
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £24,100 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £52,500 £47,500
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 29 December 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Watford

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 29 December 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.

1 126 (68.85%) UNIX
2 112 (61.20%) Finance
3 105 (57.38%) SQL
4 89 (48.63%) Oracle
5 87 (47.54%) Java
6 75 (40.98%) Windows
7 72 (39.34%) J2EE
8 65 (35.52%) Retail
9 64 (34.97%) AIX
10 62 (33.88%) E-Commerce
11 56 (30.60%) Microsoft
12 55 (30.05%) IBM
13 52 (28.42%) WebSphere
14 51 (27.87%) Tomcat
15 50 (27.32%) Solaris
15 50 (27.32%) DB2
15 50 (27.32%) HTTP
15 50 (27.32%) Relational Database
16 48 (26.23%) Degree
17 47 (25.68%) Shell Script
18 45 (24.59%) WebSphere Application Server
18 45 (24.59%) ITIL
19 40 (21.86%) RDBMS
20 39 (21.31%) C++
21 37 (20.22%) Banking
21 37 (20.22%) Bash Shell
22 36 (19.67%) C
22 36 (19.67%) MS Office
22 36 (19.67%) JDBC
23 34 (18.58%) Perl

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 52 (28.42%) WebSphere
2 51 (27.87%) Tomcat
3 45 (24.59%) WebSphere Application Server
4 32 (17.49%) IIS
5 31 (16.94%) MQSeries
6 30 (16.39%) IBM HTTP Server
7 17 (9.29%) Lync
8 15 (8.20%) JBoss
9 14 (7.65%) SharePoint
10 13 (7.10%) Apache
11 11 (6.01%) Apache Solr
12 8 (4.37%) SharePoint 2010
12 8 (4.37%) Adobe CQ
12 8 (4.37%) SharePoint 2013
13 7 (3.83%) Oracle Application Server
13 7 (3.83%) MS Exchange
14 6 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2007
15 5 (2.73%) Tuxedo
16 3 (1.64%) WebLogic
17 2 (1.09%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 36 (19.67%) MS Office
2 16 (8.74%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.55%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (7.10%) Agresso
1 13 (7.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (3.83%) RiskWrite
3 1 (0.55%) CA Clarity
3 1 (0.55%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.65%) PaaS
2 10 (5.46%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (4.92%) IaaS
4 7 (3.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (3.83%) SaaS
5 1 (0.55%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 50 (27.32%) HTTP
2 25 (13.66%) FTP
3 24 (13.11%) Internet
4 17 (9.29%) Firewall
5 13 (7.10%) SAN
5 13 (7.10%) DNS
6 12 (6.56%) WAN
7 10 (5.46%) LAN
8 8 (4.37%) VoIP
8 8 (4.37%) VPN
9 6 (3.28%) IPv4
9 6 (3.28%) MPLS
9 6 (3.28%) DHCP
9 6 (3.28%) PBX
9 6 (3.28%) ISDN
9 6 (3.28%) VLAN
9 6 (3.28%) NAS
10 3 (1.64%) SSH
10 3 (1.64%) TCP/IP
11 2 (1.09%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (27.32%) DB2
1 50 (27.32%) Relational Database
2 40 (21.86%) RDBMS
3 12 (6.56%) MySQL
4 8 (4.37%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (3.28%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.19%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.64%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (1.64%) SQL Server
8 2 (1.09%) Informix
8 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.09%) OLTP
8 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.55%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.55%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.55%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.55%) Oracle Exadata
9 1 (0.55%) Redis
9 1 (0.55%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (0.55%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 23 (12.57%) Subversion
2 19 (10.38%) Maven
3 15 (8.20%) JUnit
3 15 (8.20%) Eclipse
3 15 (8.20%) Rational Application Developer
4 8 (4.37%) Ant
4 8 (4.37%) Log4j
5 7 (3.83%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 6 (3.28%) SoapUI
7 5 (2.73%) Jenkins
7 5 (2.73%) Git (software)
8 4 (2.19%) TeamCity
8 4 (2.19%) Hudson
9 3 (1.64%) Toad
10 2 (1.09%) JIRA
11 1 (0.55%) PowerBuilder
11 1 (0.55%) Mercurial
General
1 112 (61.20%) Finance
2 65 (35.52%) Retail
3 37 (20.22%) Banking
4 34 (18.58%) Manufacturing
5 6 (3.28%) Games
5 6 (3.28%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.09%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.55%) Marketing
7 1 (0.55%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 53 (28.96%) Analyst
2 52 (28.42%) Developer
3 40 (21.86%) Support Analyst
4 25 (13.66%) Applications Support
5 23 (12.57%) C++ Developer
6 22 (12.02%) Operations Analyst
6 22 (12.02%) Operations Support Analyst
7 21 (11.48%) Java Developer
7 21 (11.48%) Architect
8 14 (7.65%) Software Developer
9 13 (7.10%) Consultant
9 13 (7.10%) Administrator
9 13 (7.10%) C++ Software Developer
10 12 (6.56%) Applications Support Analyst
11 11 (6.01%) Support Manager
11 11 (6.01%) Programmer
11 11 (6.01%) Technical Support
12 9 (4.92%) Support Consultant
12 9 (4.92%) Senior Developer
13 8 (4.37%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (39.34%) J2EE
2 36 (19.67%) JDBC
3 27 (14.75%) HTML
4 25 (13.66%) CSS
4 25 (13.66%) XML
4 25 (13.66%) Middleware
5 23 (12.57%) Servlets
6 22 (12.02%) Struts
6 22 (12.02%) JSP
7 16 (8.74%) JMS
8 15 (8.20%) Hibernate
8 15 (8.20%) Spring
8 15 (8.20%) jQuery
8 15 (8.20%) Web Services
8 15 (8.20%) SOAP
9 14 (7.65%) XSLT
9 14 (7.65%) EJB
10 9 (4.92%) Ajax
10 9 (4.92%) JSON
10 9 (4.92%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 25 (13.66%) Computer Science
2 22 (12.02%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.46%) Management Information System
4 8 (4.37%) Clustering
4 8 (4.37%) Web 2.0
5 7 (3.83%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (3.28%) Client/Server
6 6 (3.28%) Mathematics
7 4 (2.19%) Replication
8 2 (1.09%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.55%) Open Source
9 1 (0.55%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.55%) Online Games
9 1 (0.55%) Online Gambling
9 1 (0.55%) LPAR
9 1 (0.55%) DLPAR
Operating Systems
1 126 (68.85%) UNIX
2 75 (40.98%) Windows
3 64 (34.97%) AIX
4 50 (27.32%) Solaris
5 34 (18.58%) HPUX
6 18 (9.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.09%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.09%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.55%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (33.88%) E-Commerce
2 45 (24.59%) ITIL
3 33 (18.03%) Problem Management
4 29 (15.85%) Software Engineering
5 23 (12.57%) MVC
6 17 (9.29%) OO
7 15 (8.20%) Content Management
8 14 (7.65%) CRM
9 12 (6.56%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (6.56%) Change Management
9 12 (6.56%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (6.01%) Time Management
11 9 (4.92%) Release Management
11 9 (4.92%) Web Development
11 9 (4.92%) UML
12 8 (4.37%) Migration
12 8 (4.37%) Performance Monitoring
13 7 (3.83%) DevOps
13 7 (3.83%) Performance Tuning
13 7 (3.83%) Data Validation
Programming Languages
1 105 (57.38%) SQL
2 87 (47.54%) Java
3 47 (25.68%) Shell Script
4 39 (21.31%) C++
5 37 (20.22%) Bash Shell
6 36 (19.67%) C
7 34 (18.58%) Perl
8 32 (17.49%) JavaScript
9 15 (8.20%) PL/SQL
10 14 (7.65%) XPath
11 7 (3.83%) Ruby
12 5 (2.73%) PHP
13 3 (1.64%) Python
14 2 (1.09%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.55%) VBScript
15 1 (0.55%) VB
15 1 (0.55%) PHP5
15 1 (0.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 48 (26.23%) Degree
2 21 (11.48%) Sun Certification
3 4 (2.19%) CCNA
3 4 (2.19%) 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 12 (6.56%) SLA
2 1 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (11.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (8.20%) Active Directory
3 14 (7.65%) VMware ESX
4 6 (3.28%) Hyper-V
4 6 (3.28%) Terminal Services
4 6 (3.28%) VirtualBox
5 4 (2.19%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 4 (2.19%) vSphere
6 3 (1.64%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 2 (1.09%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (1.09%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (1.09%) Samba
7 2 (1.09%) Firmware
7 2 (1.09%) vCloud
8 1 (0.55%) GPFS
8 1 (0.55%) NFS
8 1 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.55%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 10 (5.46%) Puppet
2 6 (3.28%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.64%) ZABBIX
4 2 (1.09%) Data Guard
4 2 (1.09%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.55%) Ansible
Vendors
1 89 (48.63%) Oracle
2 56 (30.60%) Microsoft
3 55 (30.05%) IBM
4 28 (15.30%) VMware
5 27 (14.75%) Sun
6 19 (10.38%) Red Hat
7 16 (8.74%) HP
8 10 (5.46%) CheckPoint
9 8 (4.37%) Interwoven
10 7 (3.83%) EnterpriseDB
11 5 (2.73%) Veritas
11 5 (2.73%) Cisco
12 4 (2.19%) hybris
13 3 (1.64%) EMC
14 2 (1.09%) Juniper
14 2 (1.09%) McAfee
14 2 (1.09%) Sourcefire
14 2 (1.09%) Sybase
14 2 (1.09%) Zend
14 2 (1.09%) ProCurve
Watford, Hertfordshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Stratospherec
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum excellent benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Intelletect
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago