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

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 10 8 9
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 75 69 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 13.30% 14.35% 17.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 53.96% 52.67% 51.67%
Number of salaries quoted 57 47 73
Median salary £48,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.77% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
139 131 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 24.65% 27.23% 33.12%
Number of salaries quoted 112 103 145
Median salary £45,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £26,675 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 10 December 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Watford

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 59 (49.17%) SQL
2 57 (47.50%) Windows
3 52 (43.33%) Unix
4 46 (38.33%) Microsoft
5 43 (35.83%) ITIL
6 37 (30.83%) Java
7 36 (30.00%) Finance
8 34 (28.33%) Windows Server
9 32 (26.67%) VMware
9 32 (26.67%) Active Directory
10 30 (25.00%) VPN
11 29 (24.17%) Agile Software Development
12 27 (22.50%) VMware Infrastructure
13 26 (21.67%) Office 365
13 26 (21.67%) DNS
13 26 (21.67%) DHCP
14 24 (20.00%) Firewall
15 23 (19.17%) Degree
16 22 (18.33%) Windows Server 2012
16 22 (18.33%) C
16 22 (18.33%) E-Commerce
17 21 (17.50%) C#
17 21 (17.50%) MySQL
17 21 (17.50%) IBM
17 21 (17.50%) WebSphere
17 21 (17.50%) Data Centre
18 20 (16.67%) Mentoring
18 20 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
18 20 (16.67%) Solaris
19 19 (15.83%) Python

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 21 (17.50%) WebSphere
2 19 (15.83%) Skype for Business
3 16 (13.33%) MS Exchange
4 14 (11.67%) WebLogic
5 10 (8.33%) Tomcat
6 8 (6.67%) JBoss
7 6 (5.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 6 (5.00%) Apache
7 6 (5.00%) CMS
7 6 (5.00%) MQSeries
8 4 (3.33%) Confluence
9 3 (2.50%) Tuxedo
10 2 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.83%) IIS
11 1 (0.83%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.83%) WordPress
Applications
1 18 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 13 (10.83%) MS Office
3 4 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.83%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 8 (6.67%) Magento
2 1 (0.83%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.83%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 26 (21.67%) Office 365
2 16 (13.33%) PaaS
3 8 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (5.83%) Mimecast
5 4 (3.33%) IaaS
6 3 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (25.00%) VPN
2 26 (21.67%) DHCP
2 26 (21.67%) DNS
3 24 (20.00%) Firewall
4 19 (15.83%) Remote Desktop
5 16 (13.33%) TCP/IP
6 13 (10.83%) ISDN
6 13 (10.83%) LAN
6 13 (10.83%) MPLS
6 13 (10.83%) Network Security
6 13 (10.83%) PBX
6 13 (10.83%) VLAN
6 13 (10.83%) VoIP
7 12 (10.00%) WAN
8 11 (9.17%) SAN
9 9 (7.50%) Unified Communications
10 8 (6.67%) Internet
11 7 (5.83%) Intrusion Detection
12 5 (4.17%) IPsec
12 5 (4.17%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (17.50%) MySQL
2 9 (7.50%) SQL Server
3 8 (6.67%) RDBMS
3 8 (6.67%) Relational Database
4 7 (5.83%) Amazon RDS
5 6 (5.00%) Jackrabbit
6 5 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (2.50%) Informix
8 2 (1.67%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.67%) Sybase ASE
9 1 (0.83%) DB2
9 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 15 (12.50%) HP UFT
2 14 (11.67%) Selenium
3 12 (10.00%) Git (software)
4 11 (9.17%) JUnit
5 10 (8.33%) Maven
6 7 (5.83%) Subversion
7 6 (5.00%) Eclipse
7 6 (5.00%) Log4j
7 6 (5.00%) Mockito
7 6 (5.00%) Talend Open Studio
8 4 (3.33%) Cucumber
8 4 (3.33%) JIRA
9 3 (2.50%) Jenkins
9 3 (2.50%) SoapUI
9 3 (2.50%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.83%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.83%) FishEye
10 1 (0.83%) Gradle
10 1 (0.83%) RSpec
General
1 36 (30.00%) Finance
2 16 (13.33%) Retail
3 5 (4.17%) Electronics
3 5 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.33%) Banking
5 3 (2.50%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.83%) Billing
6 1 (0.83%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (31.67%) Analyst
2 23 (19.17%) Developer
3 18 (15.00%) Support Engineer
4 17 (14.17%) Linux Support
5 16 (13.33%) Linux Engineer
6 15 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
6 15 (12.50%) Linux Support Engineer
6 15 (12.50%) Test Analyst
7 12 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 12 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 11 (9.17%) Architect
8 11 (9.17%) Office 365 Engineer
8 11 (9.17%) QA Analyst
8 11 (9.17%) QA Test Analyst
9 10 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
9 10 (8.33%) Java Developer
10 9 (7.50%) Infrastructure Support
11 8 (6.67%) Administrator
11 8 (6.67%) Support Analyst
12 7 (5.83%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (15.00%) XML
2 17 (14.17%) Web Services
3 16 (13.33%) Middleware
3 16 (13.33%) Spring
4 15 (12.50%) SOAP
5 13 (10.83%) REST
6 12 (10.00%) JSON
7 10 (8.33%) Hibernate
8 8 (6.67%) Ajax
8 8 (6.67%) AngularJS
8 8 (6.67%) JDBC
8 8 (6.67%) XSLT
9 7 (5.83%) GWT
9 7 (5.83%) J2EE
9 7 (5.83%) Java EE
9 7 (5.83%) JMS
10 6 (5.00%) CSS
10 6 (5.00%) EJB
10 6 (5.00%) HTML
10 6 (5.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (17.50%) Data Centre
2 18 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (11.67%) Mathematics
4 8 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (6.67%) Management Information System
5 6 (5.00%) Computer Science
5 6 (5.00%) DataPower
5 6 (5.00%) Handset
6 5 (4.17%) PACS
6 5 (4.17%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (1.67%) Cybercrime
7 2 (1.67%) Device Driver
7 2 (1.67%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (1.67%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (1.67%) Physics
8 1 (0.83%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.83%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 57 (47.50%) Windows
2 52 (43.33%) Unix
3 34 (28.33%) Windows Server
4 22 (18.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (16.67%) Solaris
5 20 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (15.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (8.33%) Mac OS X
9 7 (5.83%) Windows 7
10 6 (5.00%) AIX
10 6 (5.00%) HPUX
11 4 (3.33%) OpenVMS
12 1 (0.83%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.83%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (35.83%) ITIL
2 29 (24.17%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (18.33%) E-Commerce
4 20 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 19 (15.83%) TDD
6 16 (13.33%) Scrum
7 15 (12.50%) Functional Testing
8 14 (11.67%) Automation Testing
9 13 (10.83%) SOA
10 12 (10.00%) Coaching
11 10 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
11 10 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
12 9 (7.50%) Information Security
13 8 (6.67%) UML
13 8 (6.67%) Workflow
14 7 (5.83%) BPR
14 7 (5.83%) Business Continuity
14 7 (5.83%) OO
14 7 (5.83%) OOD
14 7 (5.83%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 59 (49.17%) SQL
2 37 (30.83%) Java
3 22 (18.33%) C
4 21 (17.50%) C#
5 19 (15.83%) Python
6 17 (14.17%) Shell Script
7 11 (9.17%) C++
7 11 (9.17%) JavaScript
7 11 (9.17%) Perl
8 5 (4.17%) Ruby
8 5 (4.17%) VB
9 4 (3.33%) PHP
10 3 (2.50%) Bash Shell
10 3 (2.50%) Embedded C
10 3 (2.50%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.67%) Assembly Language
11 2 (1.67%) XPath
12 1 (0.83%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.83%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.83%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 23 (19.17%) Degree
2 7 (5.83%) CCNA
2 7 (5.83%) CCNP
2 7 (5.83%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (5.00%) CISSP
4 3 (2.50%) CEH
4 3 (2.50%) CISA
4 3 (2.50%) CISM
4 3 (2.50%) GCIH
4 3 (2.50%) GIAC
5 2 (1.67%) MCSE
5 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.83%) JNCIA
6 1 (0.83%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.67%) QA
2 3 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.50%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.67%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.83%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 27 (22.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (15.00%) Terminal Services
4 13 (10.83%) Hyper-V
5 12 (10.00%) VMware ESX
6 7 (5.83%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (5.00%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (1.67%) Firmware
9 1 (0.83%) Docker
9 1 (0.83%) Samba
Systems Management
1 7 (5.83%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.67%) Ansible
3 1 (0.83%) Capistrano
3 1 (0.83%) Nagios
3 1 (0.83%) Nessus
3 1 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.83%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (0.83%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 46 (38.33%) Microsoft
2 32 (26.67%) VMware
3 21 (17.50%) IBM
4 19 (15.83%) Oracle
5 15 (12.50%) CheckPoint
6 11 (9.17%) Cisco
6 11 (9.17%) NetApp
7 9 (7.50%) Sybase
7 9 (7.50%) Veeam
8 8 (6.67%) Citrix
8 8 (6.67%) Dell
8 8 (6.67%) HP
8 8 (6.67%) Sun
9 6 (5.00%) ATG
9 6 (5.00%) Blue Martini
9 6 (5.00%) Talend
10 4 (3.33%) Atlassian
11 3 (2.50%) Perforce
12 2 (1.67%) EMC
13 1 (0.83%) Sage
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