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

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 15 6 11
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 48 99 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 10.23% 18.47% 16.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 64.00% 55.00% 43.54%
Number of salaries quoted 30 63 52
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,850 £35,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £52,500 £57,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +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
75 180 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 15.99% 33.58% 38.00%
Number of salaries quoted 56 133 142
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,576 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £53,750
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

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 September 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Watford

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 45 (54.22%) Microsoft
2 43 (51.81%) Windows
3 41 (49.40%) SQL
4 39 (46.99%) Unix
5 37 (44.58%) ITIL
6 31 (37.35%) VPN
6 31 (37.35%) Active Directory
6 31 (37.35%) VMware
7 27 (32.53%) Degree
7 27 (32.53%) E-Commerce
8 25 (30.12%) VMware Infrastructure
9 24 (28.92%) Data Centre
9 24 (28.92%) Windows Server
10 23 (27.71%) Firewall
11 22 (26.51%) Office 365
12 21 (25.30%) DNS
12 21 (25.30%) DHCP
12 21 (25.30%) Network Security
13 19 (22.89%) Windows Server 2008
13 19 (22.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 19 (22.89%) Retail
13 19 (22.89%) C
13 19 (22.89%) CheckPoint
13 19 (22.89%) Windows Server 2012
13 19 (22.89%) Mentoring
14 18 (21.69%) Remote Desktop
14 18 (21.69%) Terminal Services
14 18 (21.69%) Oracle
15 17 (20.48%) Perl
15 17 (20.48%) TCP/IP

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 16 (19.28%) Skype for Business
2 13 (15.66%) MS Exchange
3 8 (9.64%) WebSphere
4 5 (6.02%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (4.82%) Apache
6 3 (3.61%) Tuxedo
7 2 (2.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (2.41%) CMS
7 2 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (2.41%) MQSeries
7 2 (2.41%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.20%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.20%) WebLogic
Applications
1 17 (20.48%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.02%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Magento
2 1 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (26.51%) Office 365
2 13 (15.66%) PaaS
3 4 (4.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (3.61%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (3.61%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 31 (37.35%) VPN
2 23 (27.71%) Firewall
3 21 (25.30%) DHCP
3 21 (25.30%) DNS
3 21 (25.30%) Network Security
4 18 (21.69%) Remote Desktop
5 17 (20.48%) TCP/IP
6 13 (15.66%) ISDN
6 13 (15.66%) LAN
6 13 (15.66%) MPLS
6 13 (15.66%) PBX
6 13 (15.66%) VLAN
6 13 (15.66%) VoIP
6 13 (15.66%) WAN
7 10 (12.05%) IPsec
7 10 (12.05%) SSH
8 7 (8.43%) Internet
8 7 (8.43%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (4.82%) Unified Communications
10 3 (3.61%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.07%) MySQL
2 10 (12.05%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (7.23%) SQL Server
4 5 (6.02%) DB2
5 3 (3.61%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (3.61%) Informix
6 2 (2.41%) Jackrabbit
6 2 (2.41%) MS Access
6 2 (2.41%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.41%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 5 (6.02%) Rational Application Developer
2 3 (3.61%) Maven
3 2 (2.41%) Cucumber
3 2 (2.41%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.41%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.41%) HP UFT
3 2 (2.41%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.41%) JUnit
3 2 (2.41%) Log4j
3 2 (2.41%) Mockito
3 2 (2.41%) Selenium
3 2 (2.41%) Subversion
3 2 (2.41%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (1.20%) Vagrant
General
1 19 (22.89%) Retail
2 14 (16.87%) Finance
3 8 (9.64%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.61%) Electronics
5 2 (2.41%) Banking
5 2 (2.41%) Law
5 2 (2.41%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.41%) Military
6 1 (1.20%) Games
6 1 (1.20%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (28.92%) Support Engineer
2 17 (20.48%) Linux Engineer
3 15 (18.07%) Linux Support
3 15 (18.07%) Linux Support Engineer
4 14 (16.87%) 3rd Line Support
4 14 (16.87%) Analyst
5 13 (15.66%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 13 (15.66%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 9 (10.84%) Architect
7 8 (9.64%) Administrator
7 8 (9.64%) Developer
7 8 (9.64%) Office 365 Engineer
8 7 (8.43%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 7 (8.43%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 7 (8.43%) Security Analyst
8 7 (8.43%) Systems Administrator
8 7 (8.43%) Windows Engineer
8 7 (8.43%) Windows Support Engineer
9 6 (7.23%) Junior
10 5 (6.02%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.43%) EJB
1 7 (8.43%) J2EE
1 7 (8.43%) JSP
2 5 (6.02%) CSS
2 5 (6.02%) HTML
2 5 (6.02%) Servlets
2 5 (6.02%) Web Services
2 5 (6.02%) XML
3 4 (4.82%) Middleware
4 2 (2.41%) Classic ASP
4 2 (2.41%) COM
4 2 (2.41%) JDBC
4 2 (2.41%) JFC
4 2 (2.41%) JMS
4 2 (2.41%) JSON
4 2 (2.41%) SOAP
4 2 (2.41%) Spring
4 2 (2.41%) Spring Security
4 2 (2.41%) XSD
4 2 (2.41%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 24 (28.92%) Data Centre
2 15 (18.07%) Mathematics
3 11 (13.25%) Management Information System
4 10 (12.05%) PACS
5 5 (6.02%) Computer Science
5 5 (6.02%) Cybercrime
5 5 (6.02%) Handset
5 5 (6.02%) Security Operations Centre
6 3 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.61%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.41%) Data Integration
7 2 (2.41%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (1.20%) DataPower
8 1 (1.20%) Device Driver
8 1 (1.20%) EFT
8 1 (1.20%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (1.20%) Fintech
8 1 (1.20%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 43 (51.81%) Windows
2 39 (46.99%) Unix
3 24 (28.92%) Windows Server
4 19 (22.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (22.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (22.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (15.66%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (6.02%) Solaris
6 5 (6.02%) Windows 7
7 3 (3.61%) Mac OS X
8 2 (2.41%) HPUX
9 1 (1.20%) AIX
9 1 (1.20%) CentOS
9 1 (1.20%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (1.20%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (44.58%) ITIL
2 27 (32.53%) E-Commerce
3 19 (22.89%) Mentoring
4 13 (15.66%) Coaching
4 13 (15.66%) Cybersecurity
4 13 (15.66%) Vulnerability Management
5 12 (14.46%) ITIL V3
6 11 (13.25%) Information Security
7 10 (12.05%) Problem Management
7 10 (12.05%) Workflow
8 7 (8.43%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (8.43%) DevOps
8 7 (8.43%) SIEM
9 6 (7.23%) Asset Management
9 6 (7.23%) Information Security Management
9 6 (7.23%) ISMS
9 6 (7.23%) Security Management
9 6 (7.23%) Service Delivery
9 6 (7.23%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 5 (6.02%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 41 (49.40%) SQL
2 19 (22.89%) C
3 17 (20.48%) Perl
4 15 (18.07%) Java
4 15 (18.07%) Python
5 10 (12.05%) Shell Script
6 6 (7.23%) C++
6 6 (7.23%) JavaScript
7 5 (6.02%) Bash Shell
8 3 (3.61%) PHP
8 3 (3.61%) VB
9 2 (2.41%) C#
9 2 (2.41%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.41%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.41%) VBA
10 1 (1.20%) Assembly Language
10 1 (1.20%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.20%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 27 (32.53%) Degree
2 9 (10.84%) CISSP
3 6 (7.23%) CCNA
3 6 (7.23%) CCNP
3 6 (7.23%) CISA
3 6 (7.23%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (7.23%) CISM
4 4 (4.82%) PhD
5 3 (3.61%) CEH
5 3 (3.61%) GCIH
5 3 (3.61%) GIAC
6 2 (2.41%) MCSE
6 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.20%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.20%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (7.23%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.41%) QA
3 1 (1.20%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 31 (37.35%) Active Directory
2 25 (30.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (21.69%) Terminal Services
4 13 (15.66%) VMware ESX
5 6 (7.23%) Hyper-V
6 5 (6.02%) VMware Workstation
7 3 (3.61%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (2.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (3.61%) Ansible
1 3 (3.61%) Backup Exec
1 3 (3.61%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (3.61%) Puppet
2 1 (1.20%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.20%) Nagios
2 1 (1.20%) Nessus
Vendors
1 45 (54.22%) Microsoft
2 31 (37.35%) VMware
3 19 (22.89%) CheckPoint
4 18 (21.69%) Oracle
5 12 (14.46%) Sybase
6 7 (8.43%) Cisco
7 6 (7.23%) IBM
8 5 (6.02%) HP
8 5 (6.02%) Veeam
9 3 (3.61%) Citrix
9 3 (3.61%) Dell
9 3 (3.61%) NetApp
9 3 (3.61%) Perforce
9 3 (3.61%) Sun
10 2 (2.41%) ATG
10 2 (2.41%) Blue Martini
10 2 (2.41%) Rackspace
10 2 (2.41%) Talend
11 1 (1.20%) Facebook
11 1 (1.20%) Google
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