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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 13 18 11
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Permanent jobs citing Linux 58 54 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 10.94% 9.06% 18.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.28% 39.13% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 36 25 68
Median salary £43,750 £55,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.45% +25.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £38,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £68,000 £58,250
UK excluding London median salary £43,750 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.19%

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
144 138 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 27.17% 23.15% 37.60%
Number of salaries quoted 113 102 143
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £34,800 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £61,000
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 27 February 2017.

Linux Salary Histogram in Watford

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 60 (48.00%) SQL
1 60 (48.00%) Unix
2 56 (44.80%) Windows
3 55 (44.00%) Java
4 47 (37.60%) Microsoft
5 42 (33.60%) ITIL
5 42 (33.60%) Finance
6 40 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
6 40 (32.00%) Windows Server
7 37 (29.60%) C#
8 31 (24.80%) TDD
9 27 (21.60%) MySQL
9 27 (21.60%) MS Office
9 27 (21.60%) Windows Server 2012
10 26 (20.80%) Solaris
10 26 (20.80%) Active Directory
10 26 (20.80%) HP UFT
10 26 (20.80%) DHCP
10 26 (20.80%) DNS
10 26 (20.80%) VMware
11 25 (20.00%) WebSphere
11 25 (20.00%) Selenium
11 25 (20.00%) VPN
11 25 (20.00%) Python
11 25 (20.00%) Office 365
12 24 (19.20%) Functional Testing
12 24 (19.20%) Shell Script
13 23 (18.40%) Firewall
13 23 (18.40%) VMware Infrastructure
13 23 (18.40%) Windows Server 2008

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 25 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 20 (16.00%) Skype for Business
3 17 (13.60%) MS Exchange
4 16 (12.80%) Tomcat
5 14 (11.20%) WebLogic
6 11 (8.80%) JBoss
7 8 (6.40%) Apache
7 8 (6.40%) Confluence
8 6 (4.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 6 (4.80%) CMS
8 6 (4.80%) IIS
8 6 (4.80%) MQSeries
9 3 (2.40%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (1.60%) WordPress
11 1 (0.80%) Drupal
Applications
1 27 (21.60%) MS Office
2 17 (13.60%) MS Excel
3 5 (4.00%) SOLIDWORKS
4 4 (3.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 19 (15.20%) Magento
2 5 (4.00%) Sage 200
3 2 (1.60%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 25 (20.00%) Office 365
2 14 (11.20%) PaaS
3 8 (6.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (6.40%) Mimecast
4 6 (4.80%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (3.20%) IaaS
6 2 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 26 (20.80%) DHCP
1 26 (20.80%) DNS
2 25 (20.00%) VPN
3 23 (18.40%) Firewall
4 18 (14.40%) Remote Desktop
5 12 (9.60%) SAN
6 11 (8.80%) FTP
6 11 (8.80%) ISDN
6 11 (8.80%) LAN
6 11 (8.80%) MPLS
6 11 (8.80%) PBX
6 11 (8.80%) TCP/IP
6 11 (8.80%) VLAN
6 11 (8.80%) VoIP
7 10 (8.00%) WAN
8 9 (7.20%) Internet
8 9 (7.20%) Unified Communications
9 5 (4.00%) HTTP
10 3 (2.40%) Ethernet
11 2 (1.60%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (21.60%) MySQL
2 12 (9.60%) SQL Server
3 11 (8.80%) Relational Database
4 10 (8.00%) RDBMS
5 8 (6.40%) Amazon RDS
6 6 (4.80%) Jackrabbit
7 4 (3.20%) MongoDB
7 4 (3.20%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (2.40%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (1.60%) DB2
10 1 (0.80%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 26 (20.80%) HP UFT
2 25 (20.00%) Selenium
3 17 (13.60%) Git (software)
4 16 (12.80%) JUnit
5 14 (11.20%) Maven
6 13 (10.40%) JIRA
7 12 (9.60%) WebDriver
8 8 (6.40%) Cucumber
9 7 (5.60%) SoapUI
9 7 (5.60%) Subversion
10 6 (4.80%) Eclipse
10 6 (4.80%) Log4j
10 6 (4.80%) Mockito
10 6 (4.80%) Talend Open Studio
11 3 (2.40%) Jenkins
12 1 (0.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (0.80%) Bitbucket
12 1 (0.80%) FishEye
12 1 (0.80%) Gradle
12 1 (0.80%) SonarQube
General
1 42 (33.60%) Finance
2 15 (12.00%) Retail
3 5 (4.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.40%) Banking
4 3 (2.40%) Electronics
5 2 (1.60%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.80%) Billing
6 1 (0.80%) Games
Job Titles
1 54 (43.20%) Analyst
2 26 (20.80%) Developer
2 26 (20.80%) Test Analyst
3 18 (14.40%) Support Analyst
4 16 (12.80%) Linux Support
5 15 (12.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 13 (10.40%) QA Analyst
6 13 (10.40%) QA Test Analyst
7 12 (9.60%) Automation Test Analyst
7 12 (9.60%) Java Developer
7 12 (9.60%) Unix Analyst
8 11 (8.80%) Operational Support Analyst
8 11 (8.80%) Operations Analyst
8 11 (8.80%) Operations Support Analyst
8 11 (8.80%) SQL Analyst
8 11 (8.80%) SQL Support Analyst
8 11 (8.80%) Unix Support
8 11 (8.80%) Unix Support Analyst
9 10 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 10 (8.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (16.80%) Spring
2 17 (13.60%) JDBC
2 17 (13.60%) Web Services
3 16 (12.80%) SOAP
3 16 (12.80%) XML
4 15 (12.00%) Hibernate
5 14 (11.20%) Middleware
5 14 (11.20%) REST
6 12 (9.60%) JSON
7 10 (8.00%) RESTful
8 9 (7.20%) Ajax
8 9 (7.20%) AngularJS
8 9 (7.20%) J2EE
9 8 (6.40%) GWT
9 8 (6.40%) Java EE
9 8 (6.40%) Ruby on Rails
9 8 (6.40%) XSLT
10 7 (5.60%) CSS
10 7 (5.60%) Gherkin
10 7 (5.60%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.20%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (14.40%) Data Centre
3 7 (5.60%) DataPower
3 7 (5.60%) Handset
4 5 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.40%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.40%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (1.60%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.80%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.80%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 60 (48.00%) Unix
2 56 (44.80%) Windows
3 40 (32.00%) Windows Server
4 27 (21.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 26 (20.80%) Solaris
6 23 (18.40%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (13.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (9.60%) Mac OS X
9 10 (8.00%) Windows 7
9 10 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (6.40%) AIX
11 6 (4.80%) HPUX
12 5 (4.00%) Windows 10
13 4 (3.20%) OpenVMS
14 2 (1.60%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (33.60%) ITIL
2 40 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (24.80%) TDD
4 24 (19.20%) Functional Testing
5 21 (16.80%) Scrum
6 20 (16.00%) Automation Testing
6 20 (16.00%) Mentoring
7 19 (15.20%) E-Commerce
8 16 (12.80%) BDD
9 15 (12.00%) SOA
10 13 (10.40%) Problem Management
10 13 (10.40%) Regression Testing
11 12 (9.60%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (9.60%) Test Scripting
12 11 (8.80%) UML
13 10 (8.00%) Coaching
13 10 (8.00%) Mathematics
13 10 (8.00%) OO
14 9 (7.20%) Automated Testing
14 9 (7.20%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 60 (48.00%) SQL
2 55 (44.00%) Java
3 37 (29.60%) C#
4 25 (20.00%) Python
5 24 (19.20%) Shell Script
6 22 (17.60%) C
7 15 (12.00%) PHP
8 13 (10.40%) C++
8 13 (10.40%) JavaScript
8 13 (10.40%) Perl
9 12 (9.60%) Bash Shell
10 11 (8.80%) VB
11 8 (6.40%) Ruby
12 5 (4.00%) VB.NET
13 3 (2.40%) Embedded C
14 2 (1.60%) Assembly Language
14 2 (1.60%) T-SQL
14 2 (1.60%) XPath
15 1 (0.80%) AWK
15 1 (0.80%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (12.80%) Degree
2 1 (0.80%) CCNA
2 1 (0.80%) CCNP
2 1 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (0.80%) JNCIA
2 1 (0.80%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (16.00%) QA
2 2 (1.60%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.80%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (20.80%) Active Directory
2 23 (18.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (14.40%) Hyper-V
4 17 (13.60%) Terminal Services
5 10 (8.00%) VMware ESX
5 10 (8.00%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (5.60%) VMware Workstation
7 3 (2.40%) vSphere
8 2 (1.60%) Firmware
9 1 (0.80%) Docker
9 1 (0.80%) Samba
Systems Management
1 8 (6.40%) Backup Exec
2 5 (4.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 5 (4.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (1.60%) Ansible
3 2 (1.60%) Capistrano
3 2 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 47 (37.60%) Microsoft
2 26 (20.80%) VMware
3 22 (17.60%) IBM
4 21 (16.80%) Oracle
5 13 (10.40%) Dell
6 12 (9.60%) NetApp
7 10 (8.00%) CheckPoint
8 9 (7.20%) Citrix
8 9 (7.20%) HP
9 8 (6.40%) Atlassian
9 8 (6.40%) Cisco
9 8 (6.40%) Veeam
10 6 (4.80%) ATG
10 6 (4.80%) Blue Martini
10 6 (4.80%) Talend
11 5 (4.00%) Sage
11 5 (4.00%) SonicWALL
11 5 (4.00%) Sun
11 5 (4.00%) Symantec
12 4 (3.20%) Sybase
Watford, Hertfordshire
TIG limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50,000 DOE + Brilliant Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salmon Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
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TK Maxx
Salary: Competitive + bonuses
Posted: 13 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 26 days ago