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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 5 12 9
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 128 78 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 22.11% 14.83% 22.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.45% 39.20% 61.36%
Number of salaries quoted 72 39 55
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £33,700
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
219 199 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 37.82% 37.83% 36.67%
Number of salaries quoted 149 133 91
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £58,400
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 31 August 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Watford

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 112 (56.57%) Windows
2 93 (46.97%) UNIX
3 87 (43.94%) SQL
4 83 (41.92%) Oracle
5 78 (39.39%) ITIL
6 73 (36.87%) Java
7 71 (35.86%) Microsoft
8 67 (33.84%) C
8 67 (33.84%) AIX
9 63 (31.82%) Finance
9 63 (31.82%) VMware
9 63 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
10 59 (29.80%) IBM
11 52 (26.26%) Perl
11 52 (26.26%) WebSphere
12 47 (23.74%) WebSphere Application Server
13 46 (23.23%) MySQL
13 46 (23.23%) Analytical Skills
14 45 (22.73%) Tomcat
15 44 (22.22%) MS Office
16 43 (21.72%) DB2
16 43 (21.72%) HTML
17 42 (21.21%) Apache
18 41 (20.71%) Information Security
19 40 (20.20%) XML
20 38 (19.19%) JavaScript
21 37 (18.69%) Solaris
22 36 (18.18%) Data Centre
23 35 (17.68%) Firewall
24 34 (17.17%) Web Services

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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%) WebSphere
2 47 (23.74%) WebSphere Application Server
3 45 (22.73%) Tomcat
4 42 (21.21%) Apache
5 31 (15.66%) Apache ServiceMix
6 28 (14.14%) MS Exchange
7 18 (9.09%) IIS
8 13 (6.57%) IBM HTTP Server
9 9 (4.55%) JBoss
10 7 (3.54%) MQSeries
11 6 (3.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 5 (2.53%) Lync
12 5 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2007
13 4 (2.02%) Drupal
14 3 (1.52%) OpenStack
14 3 (1.52%) WebLogic
15 1 (0.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 1 (0.51%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 44 (22.22%) MS Office
2 32 (16.16%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (2.53%) Maximo
2 4 (2.02%) Magento
3 3 (1.52%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.51%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 32 (16.16%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (15.15%) Office 365
3 21 (10.61%) Cloud Computing
4 18 (9.09%) PaaS
4 18 (9.09%) IaaS
5 7 (3.54%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.51%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 35 (17.68%) Firewall
2 27 (13.64%) HTTP
3 24 (12.12%) DNS
4 23 (11.62%) DHCP
5 22 (11.11%) VPN
6 19 (9.60%) TCP/IP
7 18 (9.09%) FTP
8 15 (7.58%) SAN
8 15 (7.58%) NAS
9 13 (6.57%) Internet
9 13 (6.57%) WAN
9 13 (6.57%) LAN
10 10 (5.05%) Fibre Channel
10 10 (5.05%) iSCSI
11 8 (4.04%) MPLS
12 7 (3.54%) VoIP
13 5 (2.53%) ISDN
13 5 (2.53%) PBX
13 5 (2.53%) VLAN
14 3 (1.52%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (23.23%) MySQL
2 43 (21.72%) DB2
3 31 (15.66%) Relational Database
4 29 (14.65%) RDBMS
5 15 (7.58%) Informix
5 15 (7.58%) SQL Server
6 11 (5.56%) Oracle Database
7 9 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (4.04%) MongoDB
9 7 (3.54%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (3.03%) Crystal Reports
11 5 (2.53%) Oracle Database 10g
11 5 (2.53%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (1.52%) Sybase IQ
12 3 (1.52%) Sybase ASE
13 2 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
14 1 (0.51%) JasperReports
14 1 (0.51%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (10.10%) JUnit
1 20 (10.10%) Subversion
2 19 (9.60%) Eclipse
3 17 (8.59%) Rational Application Developer
4 13 (6.57%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 9 (4.55%) Maven
6 7 (3.54%) Ant
7 6 (3.03%) Log4j
8 3 (1.52%) JMeter
8 3 (1.52%) LoadRunner
9 2 (1.01%) PowerBuilder
9 2 (1.01%) Toad
9 2 (1.01%) JIRA
9 2 (1.01%) Firebug
9 2 (1.01%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.51%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.51%) HP UFT
General
1 63 (31.82%) Finance
2 19 (9.60%) Banking
3 10 (5.05%) Retail
4 7 (3.54%) Games
5 5 (2.53%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.51%) Billing
6 1 (0.51%) French Language
Job Titles
1 62 (31.31%) Developer
2 51 (25.76%) Analyst
3 41 (20.71%) Support Analyst
4 32 (16.16%) Java Developer
5 29 (14.65%) Programmer
6 28 (14.14%) Architect
7 20 (10.10%) C Programmer
8 18 (9.09%) Operations Analyst
8 18 (9.09%) Software Engineer
8 18 (9.09%) Operations Support Analyst
9 15 (7.58%) Consultant
10 14 (7.07%) Support Consultant
10 14 (7.07%) C++ Software Engineer
11 13 (6.57%) Java Consultant
12 11 (5.56%) Security Engineer
12 11 (5.56%) IT Security Engineer
12 11 (5.56%) Cloud Architect
13 10 (5.05%) C Developer
13 10 (5.05%) Embedded C++ Engineer
13 10 (5.05%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (21.72%) HTML
2 40 (20.20%) XML
3 34 (17.17%) Web Services
4 31 (15.66%) JDBC
5 29 (14.65%) Spring
6 25 (12.63%) JSP
6 25 (12.63%) J2EE
6 25 (12.63%) CSS
7 19 (9.60%) Struts
7 19 (9.60%) JMS
7 19 (9.60%) REST
8 18 (9.09%) WebSphere MQ
9 16 (8.08%) Hibernate
10 13 (6.57%) JSTL
10 13 (6.57%) Spring MVC
10 13 (6.57%) XHTML
11 11 (5.56%) .NET
11 11 (5.56%) Ajax
12 10 (5.05%) jQuery
12 10 (5.05%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 46 (23.23%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (18.18%) Data Centre
3 28 (14.14%) Computer Science
4 17 (8.59%) Handset
5 14 (7.07%) Mathematics
6 13 (6.57%) Clustering
6 13 (6.57%) Management Information System
7 10 (5.05%) Enterprise Storage
7 10 (5.05%) Replication
8 6 (3.03%) Web 2.0
9 5 (2.53%) Visualisation
10 3 (1.52%) Derivative
11 2 (1.01%) Client/Server
11 2 (1.01%) Mainframe
12 1 (0.51%) Physics
12 1 (0.51%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 112 (56.57%) Windows
2 93 (46.97%) UNIX
3 67 (33.84%) AIX
4 37 (18.69%) Solaris
5 28 (14.14%) HPUX
6 25 (12.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 22 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 22 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 22 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (5.05%) Embedded Linux
9 5 (2.53%) Windows XP
9 5 (2.53%) VMS
9 5 (2.53%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.51%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (39.39%) ITIL
2 41 (20.71%) Information Security
3 29 (14.65%) Software Engineering
4 28 (14.14%) Problem Management
5 23 (11.62%) Mentoring
6 19 (9.60%) Content Management
6 19 (9.60%) OO
7 18 (9.09%) E-Commerce
8 17 (8.59%) MVC
9 16 (8.08%) Web Development
10 13 (6.57%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (6.57%) Coaching
10 13 (6.57%) RAD
10 13 (6.57%) Change Management
11 11 (5.56%) Security Management
11 11 (5.56%) Risk Management
11 11 (5.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 11 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
11 11 (5.56%) Patch Management
11 11 (5.56%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 87 (43.94%) SQL
2 73 (36.87%) Java
3 67 (33.84%) C
4 52 (26.26%) Perl
5 38 (19.19%) JavaScript
6 34 (17.17%) Shell Script
7 31 (15.66%) Bash Shell
8 26 (13.13%) Python
9 25 (12.63%) C++
10 17 (8.59%) C#
11 11 (5.56%) T-SQL
11 11 (5.56%) PHP
12 10 (5.05%) Embedded C++
13 6 (3.03%) XPath
14 5 (2.53%) PL/SQL
15 4 (2.02%) PowerShell
16 3 (1.52%) AWK
17 2 (1.01%) VB
17 2 (1.01%) VB.NET
18 1 (0.51%) Jython
Qualifications
1 31 (15.66%) Degree
2 13 (6.57%) Sun Certification
3 10 (5.05%) Security Cleared
4 9 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (4.55%) CCNA
5 3 (1.52%) CCNP
5 3 (1.52%) CISSP
6 2 (1.01%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.01%) ISEB
7 1 (0.51%) MCSE
7 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.51%) RHCE
7 1 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.51%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.06%) QA
2 5 (2.53%) SLA
3 2 (1.01%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 63 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (14.65%) vSphere
3 28 (14.14%) VMware ESXi
4 24 (12.12%) Active Directory
5 22 (11.11%) Terminal Services
6 17 (8.59%) VMware Workstation
7 15 (7.58%) VMware ESX
7 15 (7.58%) Hyper-V
8 8 (4.04%) VirtualBox
9 4 (2.02%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (1.52%) vCloud
11 1 (0.51%) KVM
Systems Management
1 11 (5.56%) Nagios
1 11 (5.56%) Nessus
2 10 (5.05%) BMC PATROL
2 10 (5.05%) vMotion
3 4 (2.02%) Data Guard
4 2 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.01%) Puppet
4 2 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.51%) Ansible
5 1 (0.51%) Control-M
5 1 (0.51%) SCCM
Vendors
1 83 (41.92%) Oracle
2 71 (35.86%) Microsoft
3 63 (31.82%) VMware
4 59 (29.80%) IBM
5 24 (12.12%) CheckPoint
6 19 (9.60%) HP
7 17 (8.59%) Cisco
7 17 (8.59%) Red Hat
8 16 (8.08%) Sun
9 11 (5.56%) Sophos
9 11 (5.56%) Websense
10 10 (5.05%) Sybase
10 10 (5.05%) Intel
10 10 (5.05%) BMC
11 8 (4.04%) ProCurve
12 6 (3.03%) Interwoven
12 6 (3.03%) NetIQ
13 2 (1.01%) Apple
13 2 (1.01%) i2
14 1 (0.51%) Citrix
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