The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Watford region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 13 10 11
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 101 65 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 17.35% 18.41% 20.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 43.53% 43.33% 43.86%
Number of salaries quoted 72 43 36
Average salary £40,000 £49,500 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.19% -3.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £41,300 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £54,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Operating Systems Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
232 150 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 39.86% 42.49% 46.72%
Number of salaries quoted 192 125 107
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Linux
Hertfordshire

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 18 April 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Watford

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 128 (79.01%) Finance
2 122 (75.31%) Oracle
3 119 (73.46%) UNIX
4 91 (56.17%) Degree
5 78 (48.15%) AIX
6 76 (46.91%) Java
7 69 (42.59%) SQL
8 59 (36.42%) Windows
8 59 (36.42%) Computer Science
9 58 (35.80%) RDBMS
9 58 (35.80%) Relational Database
10 54 (33.33%) Retail
11 52 (32.10%) HTML
12 51 (31.48%) Informix
13 50 (30.86%) Perl
14 49 (30.25%) Banking
15 48 (29.63%) Microsoft
15 48 (29.63%) J2EE
16 46 (28.40%) Tomcat
17 41 (25.31%) Shell Script
17 41 (25.31%) WebSphere
18 40 (24.69%) Middleware
18 40 (24.69%) C
18 40 (24.69%) DB2
18 40 (24.69%) WebSphere Application Server
19 39 (24.07%) MS Office
19 39 (24.07%) Software Engineering
20 37 (22.84%) IIS
20 37 (22.84%) Solaris
21 36 (22.22%) E-Commerce

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 46 (28.40%) Tomcat
2 41 (25.31%) WebSphere
3 40 (24.69%) WebSphere Application Server
4 37 (22.84%) IIS
5 36 (22.22%) IBM HTTP Server
6 34 (20.99%) MQSeries
7 8 (4.94%) Apache
8 3 (1.85%) Liferay
8 3 (1.85%) Tuxedo
9 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.62%) CMS
9 1 (0.62%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.62%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 39 (24.07%) MS Office
2 9 (5.56%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.47%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.85%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.62%) 3ds Max
5 1 (0.62%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.62%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 2 (1.23%) GoldMine
2 1 (0.62%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.47%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (22.22%) HTTP
2 34 (20.99%) FTP
3 15 (9.26%) Firewall
4 6 (3.70%) Internet
4 6 (3.70%) NFC
5 5 (3.09%) LAN
5 5 (3.09%) WAN
6 2 (1.23%) DNS
6 2 (1.23%) DHCP
6 2 (1.23%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.23%) VPN
7 1 (0.62%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.62%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.62%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (0.62%) Network Security
7 1 (0.62%) IPsec
7 1 (0.62%) Extranet
7 1 (0.62%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (35.80%) RDBMS
1 58 (35.80%) Relational Database
2 51 (31.48%) Informix
3 40 (24.69%) DB2
4 12 (7.41%) SQL Server
5 7 (4.32%) Oracle Database
5 7 (4.32%) MySQL
6 4 (2.47%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.85%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (1.85%) Oracle9i Database
7 3 (1.85%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.23%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (1.23%) JasperReports
9 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 30 (18.52%) Eclipse
2 22 (13.58%) Maven
3 8 (4.94%) JUnit
4 6 (3.70%) Rational Application Developer
5 3 (1.85%) Subversion
6 2 (1.23%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 2 (1.23%) Selenium
7 1 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.62%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.62%) Dreamweaver
General
1 128 (79.01%) Finance
2 54 (33.33%) Retail
3 49 (30.25%) Banking
4 36 (22.22%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.23%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.23%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (1.23%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 57 (35.19%) Analyst
2 52 (32.10%) Programmer
3 49 (30.25%) Developer
4 35 (21.60%) Support Analyst
5 34 (20.99%) Operations Analyst
5 34 (20.99%) Operations Support Analyst
6 25 (15.43%) Java Developer
7 21 (12.96%) C Programmer
8 15 (9.26%) Junior Analyst
8 15 (9.26%) Junior Support Analyst
8 15 (9.26%) Junior
8 15 (9.26%) Software Engineer
9 14 (8.64%) Java Programmer
10 12 (7.41%) Analyst Programmer
10 12 (7.41%) C++ Developer
11 11 (6.79%) C Developer
12 8 (4.94%) Architect
13 7 (4.32%) Administrator
13 7 (4.32%) Consultant
14 6 (3.70%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (32.10%) HTML
2 48 (29.63%) J2EE
3 40 (24.69%) Middleware
4 36 (22.22%) JDBC
5 32 (19.75%) Web Services
5 32 (19.75%) XML
6 31 (19.14%) JSP
6 31 (19.14%) Hibernate
6 31 (19.14%) Spring
7 24 (14.81%) Struts
8 13 (8.02%) CSS
9 4 (2.47%) Servlets
9 4 (2.47%) EJB
9 4 (2.47%) jQuery
10 3 (1.85%) Spring Security
10 3 (1.85%) Spring Web Flow
10 3 (1.85%) XHTML
10 3 (1.85%) CGI
11 2 (1.23%) JMS
11 2 (1.23%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 59 (36.42%) Computer Science
2 14 (8.64%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.70%) Smartcard
3 6 (3.70%) Mobile Payment
4 4 (2.47%) Visualisation
5 3 (1.85%) EPoS
5 3 (1.85%) EFTPOS
6 1 (0.62%) Derivative
6 1 (0.62%) Equities
6 1 (0.62%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 119 (73.46%) UNIX
2 78 (48.15%) AIX
3 59 (36.42%) Windows
4 37 (22.84%) Solaris
5 35 (21.60%) HPUX
6 5 (3.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.85%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.23%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.62%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.62%) CentOS
9 1 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.62%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.62%) SUSE
9 1 (0.62%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.62%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (24.07%) Software Engineering
2 36 (22.22%) E-Commerce
3 26 (16.05%) TDD
4 22 (13.58%) OO
5 21 (12.96%) ITIL
6 14 (8.64%) Problem Management
7 13 (8.02%) Change Management
8 11 (6.79%) Information Security
9 8 (4.94%) Test Scripting
10 7 (4.32%) MVC
11 6 (3.70%) Service Management
11 6 (3.70%) Service Delivery
11 6 (3.70%) Validation
12 5 (3.09%) Time Management
13 4 (2.47%) Project Management
13 4 (2.47%) Six Sigma
13 4 (2.47%) PRINCE2
13 4 (2.47%) UML
13 4 (2.47%) Scrum
13 4 (2.47%) Computer Security
Programming Languages
1 76 (46.91%) Java
2 69 (42.59%) SQL
3 50 (30.86%) Perl
4 41 (25.31%) Shell Script
5 40 (24.69%) C
6 36 (22.22%) JavaScript
7 27 (16.67%) C++
8 22 (13.58%) Python
9 21 (12.96%) Bash Shell
10 7 (4.32%) Embedded C
11 6 (3.70%) Embedded C++
12 4 (2.47%) PHP
13 3 (1.85%) PL/SQL
14 2 (1.23%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.62%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.62%) ActionScript
15 1 (0.62%) C#
Qualifications
1 91 (56.17%) Degree
2 4 (2.47%) CISSP
2 4 (2.47%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (2.47%) CCNA
2 4 (2.47%) GIAC
2 4 (2.47%) EnCE
3 2 (1.23%) ISEB
3 2 (1.23%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.62%) MCTS
4 1 (0.62%) MCSE
4 1 (0.62%) MCSA
4 1 (0.62%) MCP
4 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.09%) SLA
2 2 (1.23%) QA
3 1 (0.62%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (6.17%) Active Directory
2 8 (4.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.47%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.85%) KVM
4 3 (1.85%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (1.85%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.62%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (1.23%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (1.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (0.62%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 122 (75.31%) Oracle
2 48 (29.63%) Microsoft
3 36 (22.22%) IBM
4 19 (11.73%) HP
5 17 (10.49%) VMware
6 13 (8.02%) Cisco
7 10 (6.17%) CheckPoint
8 7 (4.32%) ProCurve
8 7 (4.32%) Perforce
8 7 (4.32%) JBoss
9 6 (3.70%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.85%) Sybase
11 2 (1.23%) Juniper
11 2 (1.23%) Symantec
12 1 (0.62%) McAfee
12 1 (0.62%) Adobe
12 1 (0.62%) Macromedia
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