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

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 27 13 14
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 33 73 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 6.73% 14.43% 15.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.95% 40.11% 40.26%
Number of salaries quoted 19 35 54
Median salary £44,500 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,200 £38,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £54,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +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
114 182 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 23.27% 35.97% 37.26%
Number of salaries quoted 79 110 174
Median salary £37,750 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £65,000
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 29 May 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Watford

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 57 (65.52%) Unix
2 46 (52.87%) Oracle
3 39 (44.83%) Java
4 35 (40.23%) SQL
5 32 (36.78%) Perl
6 31 (35.63%) Microsoft
7 29 (33.33%) WebSphere
8 27 (31.03%) WebSphere Application Server
8 27 (31.03%) ITIL
9 25 (28.74%) MySQL
9 25 (28.74%) IBM
10 24 (27.59%) VMware
11 23 (26.44%) Finance
11 23 (26.44%) Degree
11 23 (26.44%) VMware Infrastructure
11 23 (26.44%) DB2
12 21 (24.14%) Windows
12 21 (24.14%) E-Commerce
13 20 (22.99%) Shell Script
13 20 (22.99%) Tomcat
13 20 (22.99%) SQL Server
13 20 (22.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 20 (22.99%) Bash Shell
14 18 (20.69%) Problem Management
14 18 (20.69%) Apache
15 16 (18.39%) J2EE
16 15 (17.24%) HTML
16 15 (17.24%) MS Excel
16 15 (17.24%) Oracle Database
17 14 (16.09%) 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 29 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 27 (31.03%) WebSphere Application Server
3 20 (22.99%) Tomcat
4 18 (20.69%) Apache
5 13 (14.94%) Apache ServiceMix
6 6 (6.90%) WebLogic
7 4 (4.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 4 (4.60%) CMS
7 4 (4.60%) MQSeries
7 4 (4.60%) MS Exchange
8 3 (3.45%) Jetty
9 2 (2.30%) JBoss
9 2 (2.30%) Node.js
9 2 (2.30%) Skype for Business
9 2 (2.30%) Tuxedo
10 1 (1.15%) Drupal
10 1 (1.15%) IIS
10 1 (1.15%) OpenStack
Applications
1 15 (17.24%) MS Excel
2 12 (13.79%) MS Office
3 2 (2.30%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Magento
1 1 (1.15%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.79%) PaaS
2 5 (5.75%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.75%) Office 365
3 3 (3.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 3 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (3.45%) Amazon ELB
3 3 (3.45%) Amazon S3
3 3 (3.45%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (3.45%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (3.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (2.30%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (16.09%) SSH
2 13 (14.94%) Internet
3 12 (13.79%) DNS
3 12 (13.79%) FTP
4 10 (11.49%) Firewall
4 10 (11.49%) SSL
5 8 (9.20%) Network Security
6 6 (6.90%) VPN
7 4 (4.60%) IPsec
7 4 (4.60%) TCP/IP
8 3 (3.45%) HTTP
9 2 (2.30%) DHCP
9 2 (2.30%) ISDN
9 2 (2.30%) LAN
9 2 (2.30%) MPLS
9 2 (2.30%) PBX
9 2 (2.30%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (2.30%) VLAN
9 2 (2.30%) VoIP
9 2 (2.30%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (28.74%) MySQL
2 23 (26.44%) DB2
3 20 (22.99%) SQL Server
4 15 (17.24%) Oracle Database
5 8 (9.20%) Oracle Database 10g
6 7 (8.05%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (8.05%) Oracle Database 12c
6 7 (8.05%) Oracle Exadata
6 7 (8.05%) Oracle9i Database
7 6 (6.90%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (6.90%) Sybase IQ
8 5 (5.75%) Relational Database
8 5 (5.75%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (4.60%) Jackrabbit
9 4 (4.60%) MS Access
9 4 (4.60%) RDBMS
10 3 (3.45%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 9 (10.34%) Rational Application Developer
2 6 (6.90%) Cucumber
2 6 (6.90%) HP UFT
2 6 (6.90%) Selenium
3 5 (5.75%) Ant
3 5 (5.75%) Git (software)
3 5 (5.75%) Subversion
4 4 (4.60%) Eclipse
4 4 (4.60%) JUnit
4 4 (4.60%) Log4j
4 4 (4.60%) Mockito
5 3 (3.45%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.30%) JIRA
7 1 (1.15%) Maven
7 1 (1.15%) Vagrant
General
1 23 (26.44%) Finance
2 12 (13.79%) Retail
3 6 (6.90%) Games
4 5 (5.75%) Telecoms
5 4 (4.60%) Military
6 1 (1.15%) Electronics
6 1 (1.15%) Law
6 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (24.14%) Administrator
2 14 (16.09%) Architect
2 14 (16.09%) Systems Administrator
3 13 (14.94%) DBA
4 10 (11.49%) Analyst
4 10 (11.49%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 9 (10.34%) Linux Administrator
5 9 (10.34%) Systems Architect
6 8 (9.20%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 7 (8.05%) Oracle DBA
7 7 (8.05%) Unix Administrator
7 7 (8.05%) Unix Systems Administrator
8 6 (6.90%) Applications Support
8 6 (6.90%) Developer
8 6 (6.90%) Graduate
8 6 (6.90%) Java Developer
8 6 (6.90%) Linux Engineer
8 6 (6.90%) Software Engineer
8 6 (6.90%) Support Engineer
8 6 (6.90%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (18.39%) J2EE
2 15 (17.24%) HTML
3 14 (16.09%) LAMP
4 13 (14.94%) EJB
4 13 (14.94%) JSP
4 13 (14.94%) Servlets
4 13 (14.94%) WebSphere MQ
5 11 (12.64%) CSS
6 9 (10.34%) Web Services
7 8 (9.20%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 7 (8.05%) JDBC
9 6 (6.90%) XML
10 4 (4.60%) ActiveMQ
10 4 (4.60%) Classic ASP
10 4 (4.60%) JMS
10 4 (4.60%) SOAP
10 4 (4.60%) Struts
10 4 (4.60%) XHTML
10 4 (4.60%) XSD
10 4 (4.60%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.49%) Clustering
2 7 (8.05%) Data Centre
2 7 (8.05%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.60%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.60%) Cybercrime
3 4 (4.60%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (4.60%) FMCG
3 4 (4.60%) PACS
4 3 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.30%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.30%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.15%) EFT
6 1 (1.15%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.15%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.15%) Fintech
6 1 (1.15%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 57 (65.52%) Unix
2 21 (24.14%) Windows
3 20 (22.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (13.79%) AIX
5 7 (8.05%) Solaris
6 6 (6.90%) Embedded Linux
7 4 (4.60%) Android
7 4 (4.60%) Apple iOS
7 4 (4.60%) HPUX
8 2 (2.30%) Windows Server
8 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.15%) CentOS
9 1 (1.15%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.15%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (31.03%) ITIL
2 21 (24.14%) E-Commerce
3 18 (20.69%) Problem Management
4 12 (13.79%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (12.64%) Software Engineering
6 9 (10.34%) MVC
6 9 (10.34%) UML
7 8 (9.20%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (9.20%) DevOps
7 8 (9.20%) Software Testing
7 8 (9.20%) Time Management
8 7 (8.05%) High Availability
8 7 (8.05%) Information Security
8 7 (8.05%) Mentoring
9 6 (6.90%) Data Modelling
9 6 (6.90%) Functional Testing
9 6 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (6.90%) Regression Testing
9 6 (6.90%) Scrum
9 6 (6.90%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (44.83%) Java
2 35 (40.23%) SQL
3 32 (36.78%) Perl
4 20 (22.99%) Bash Shell
4 20 (22.99%) Shell Script
5 14 (16.09%) Python
6 13 (14.94%) JavaScript
7 12 (13.79%) PHP
8 11 (12.64%) C
9 7 (8.05%) C++
9 7 (8.05%) Embedded C++
9 7 (8.05%) PL/SQL
10 4 (4.60%) Embedded C
10 4 (4.60%) VB
10 4 (4.60%) VBA
11 2 (2.30%) C#
12 1 (1.15%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 23 (26.44%) Degree
2 6 (6.90%) PhD
3 4 (4.60%) CISA
3 4 (4.60%) CISM
3 4 (4.60%) CISSP
3 4 (4.60%) Sun Certification
4 2 (2.30%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.30%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.15%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.05%) QA
2 4 (4.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (4.60%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.30%) ISO 8583
3 2 (2.30%) ISO20022
System Software
1 23 (26.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (11.49%) Postfix
2 10 (11.49%) qmail
2 10 (11.49%) Sendmail
3 8 (9.20%) Active Directory
3 8 (9.20%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (3.45%) VirtualBox
5 2 (2.30%) Terminal Services
5 2 (2.30%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.15%) Docker
6 1 (1.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (11.49%) Plesk
2 9 (10.34%) Data Guard
3 3 (3.45%) Ansible
3 3 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.45%) Puppet
4 1 (1.15%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 46 (52.87%) Oracle
2 31 (35.63%) Microsoft
3 25 (28.74%) IBM
4 24 (27.59%) VMware
5 14 (16.09%) Red Hat
6 10 (11.49%) Sybase
7 9 (10.34%) CheckPoint
7 9 (10.34%) HP
8 7 (8.05%) 3PAR
8 7 (8.05%) NetApp
9 4 (4.60%) Apple
9 4 (4.60%) ATG
9 4 (4.60%) Blue Martini
9 4 (4.60%) Elastic Path
9 4 (4.60%) Interwoven
9 4 (4.60%) Sun
10 3 (3.45%) Cisco
10 3 (3.45%) Splunk
11 2 (2.30%) Intel
12 1 (1.15%) Citrix
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