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

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 21 9 13
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 37 103 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 7.64% 19.22% 14.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.00% 49.05% 40.09%
Number of salaries quoted 21 47 41
Median salary £44,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
100 210 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 20.66% 39.18% 35.63%
Number of salaries quoted 73 119 155
Median salary £37,750 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.11% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £57,500 £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 28 June 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Watford

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 48 (60.00%) Unix
2 33 (41.25%) Oracle
3 32 (40.00%) SQL
4 31 (38.75%) Microsoft
5 28 (35.00%) Perl
5 28 (35.00%) ITIL
6 27 (33.75%) Windows
7 26 (32.50%) Java
8 23 (28.75%) Degree
9 22 (27.50%) VMware
9 22 (27.50%) MySQL
9 22 (27.50%) E-Commerce
10 20 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 19 (23.75%) SQL Server
12 18 (22.50%) DB2
13 17 (21.25%) Python
13 17 (21.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 17 (21.25%) WebSphere
14 16 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
14 16 (20.00%) IBM
14 16 (20.00%) Finance
15 15 (18.75%) Firewall
15 15 (18.75%) Problem Management
15 15 (18.75%) Network Security
15 15 (18.75%) PaaS
16 14 (17.50%) CheckPoint
16 14 (17.50%) Shell Script
17 13 (16.25%) Sybase
17 13 (16.25%) MS Excel
17 13 (16.25%) Bash Shell

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 17 (21.25%) WebSphere
2 16 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 12 (15.00%) Apache
3 12 (15.00%) Tomcat
4 6 (7.50%) Apache ServiceMix
5 5 (6.25%) MS Exchange
5 5 (6.25%) Skype for Business
5 5 (6.25%) WebLogic
6 4 (5.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 4 (5.00%) CMS
6 4 (5.00%) MQSeries
7 2 (2.50%) Jetty
7 2 (2.50%) Tuxedo
8 1 (1.25%) Drupal
8 1 (1.25%) IIS
8 1 (1.25%) JBoss
8 1 (1.25%) OpenStack
Applications
1 13 (16.25%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.25%) MS Office
3 2 (2.50%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Magento
1 1 (1.25%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 15 (18.75%) PaaS
2 8 (10.00%) Office 365
3 5 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.50%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (2.50%) Amazon S3
4 2 (2.50%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (2.50%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (2.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (1.25%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (18.75%) Firewall
1 15 (18.75%) Network Security
2 12 (15.00%) VPN
3 11 (13.75%) SSH
4 9 (11.25%) DNS
4 9 (11.25%) Internet
5 8 (10.00%) TCP/IP
6 7 (8.75%) IPsec
7 6 (7.50%) FTP
8 5 (6.25%) DHCP
8 5 (6.25%) ISDN
8 5 (6.25%) LAN
8 5 (6.25%) MPLS
8 5 (6.25%) PBX
8 5 (6.25%) Remote Desktop
8 5 (6.25%) VLAN
8 5 (6.25%) VoIP
8 5 (6.25%) WAN
9 4 (5.00%) SSL
10 2 (2.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (27.50%) MySQL
2 19 (23.75%) SQL Server
3 18 (22.50%) DB2
4 12 (15.00%) Oracle Database
5 8 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 8 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (8.75%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (8.75%) Oracle Database 12c
6 7 (8.75%) Oracle Exadata
6 7 (8.75%) Oracle9i Database
7 6 (7.50%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (7.50%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (7.50%) Sybase IQ
8 5 (6.25%) Relational Database
8 5 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (5.00%) Jackrabbit
9 4 (5.00%) MS Access
9 4 (5.00%) RDBMS
10 2 (2.50%) Informix
10 2 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (6.25%) Ant
1 5 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 5 (6.25%) Rational Application Developer
1 5 (6.25%) Subversion
2 4 (5.00%) Eclipse
2 4 (5.00%) JUnit
2 4 (5.00%) Log4j
2 4 (5.00%) Mockito
3 3 (3.75%) Cucumber
3 3 (3.75%) HP UFT
3 3 (3.75%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.75%) Selenium
4 1 (1.25%) Maven
4 1 (1.25%) Vagrant
General
1 16 (20.00%) Finance
2 11 (13.75%) Retail
3 7 (8.75%) Games
4 5 (6.25%) Telecoms
5 4 (5.00%) Military
6 2 (2.50%) Law
7 1 (1.25%) Electronics
7 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (18.75%) Administrator
2 13 (16.25%) DBA
3 12 (15.00%) Support Engineer
4 10 (12.50%) Architect
5 9 (11.25%) Analyst
5 9 (11.25%) Linux Engineer
5 9 (11.25%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 8 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (8.75%) 3rd Line Support
7 7 (8.75%) Developer
7 7 (8.75%) Linux Support
7 7 (8.75%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 7 (8.75%) Oracle DBA
8 6 (7.50%) Compliance Manager
8 6 (7.50%) Graduate
8 6 (7.50%) Information Manager
8 6 (7.50%) Information Security Manager
8 6 (7.50%) Java Developer
8 6 (7.50%) Linux Administrator
8 6 (7.50%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (15.00%) J2EE
2 11 (13.75%) HTML
3 9 (11.25%) EJB
3 9 (11.25%) JSP
3 9 (11.25%) Servlets
4 8 (10.00%) LAMP
4 8 (10.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 8 (10.00%) Web Services
5 7 (8.75%) CSS
6 6 (7.50%) JDBC
6 6 (7.50%) WebSphere MQ
6 6 (7.50%) XML
7 4 (5.00%) ActiveMQ
7 4 (5.00%) Classic ASP
7 4 (5.00%) JMS
7 4 (5.00%) SOAP
7 4 (5.00%) Struts
7 4 (5.00%) XHTML
7 4 (5.00%) XSD
7 4 (5.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.75%) Data Centre
1 11 (13.75%) Management Information System
2 7 (8.75%) PACS
3 6 (7.50%) Cybercrime
4 5 (6.25%) Mathematics
5 4 (5.00%) Clustering
5 4 (5.00%) FMCG
6 3 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.50%) Data Integration
7 2 (2.50%) EFT
7 2 (2.50%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (1.25%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.25%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 48 (60.00%) Unix
2 27 (33.75%) Windows
3 17 (21.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (12.50%) AIX
5 6 (7.50%) Solaris
6 5 (6.25%) Windows Server
6 5 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (5.00%) HPUX
8 3 (3.75%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (1.25%) CentOS
9 1 (1.25%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.25%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (35.00%) ITIL
2 22 (27.50%) E-Commerce
3 15 (18.75%) Problem Management
4 11 (13.75%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (11.25%) DevOps
5 9 (11.25%) Information Security
6 8 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
6 8 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
7 7 (8.75%) Asset Management
7 7 (8.75%) High Availability
7 7 (8.75%) ITIL V3
7 7 (8.75%) Mentoring
7 7 (8.75%) Workflow
8 6 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (7.50%) Information Security Management
8 6 (7.50%) ISMS
8 6 (7.50%) Security Management
8 6 (7.50%) Service Delivery
8 6 (7.50%) Software Engineering
8 6 (7.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 32 (40.00%) SQL
2 28 (35.00%) Perl
3 26 (32.50%) Java
4 17 (21.25%) Python
5 14 (17.50%) Shell Script
6 13 (16.25%) Bash Shell
7 10 (12.50%) C
8 9 (11.25%) JavaScript
9 7 (8.75%) PHP
10 4 (5.00%) C++
10 4 (5.00%) PL/SQL
10 4 (5.00%) VB
10 4 (5.00%) VBA
11 2 (2.50%) C#
11 2 (2.50%) Embedded C++
12 1 (1.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 23 (28.75%) Degree
2 7 (8.75%) CISSP
3 6 (7.50%) CISA
3 6 (7.50%) CISM
3 6 (7.50%) PhD
4 4 (5.00%) Sun Certification
5 2 (2.50%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.50%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.25%) CEH
6 1 (1.25%) GCIH
6 1 (1.25%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (7.50%) PCI DSS
2 4 (5.00%) QA
3 1 (1.25%) ISO 8583
3 1 (1.25%) ISO20022
System Software
1 20 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (15.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (6.25%) Terminal Services
4 5 (6.25%) VMware ESX
5 4 (5.00%) Postfix
5 4 (5.00%) qmail
5 4 (5.00%) Sendmail
6 3 (3.75%) VirtualBox
7 2 (2.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (11.25%) Data Guard
2 5 (6.25%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (5.00%) Ansible
3 4 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (5.00%) Plesk
3 4 (5.00%) Puppet
4 1 (1.25%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 33 (41.25%) Oracle
2 31 (38.75%) Microsoft
3 22 (27.50%) VMware
4 16 (20.00%) IBM
5 14 (17.50%) CheckPoint
6 13 (16.25%) Sybase
7 8 (10.00%) Red Hat
8 7 (8.75%) 3PAR
8 7 (8.75%) NetApp
9 6 (7.50%) HP
10 4 (5.00%) ATG
10 4 (5.00%) Blue Martini
10 4 (5.00%) Elastic Path
10 4 (5.00%) Interwoven
10 4 (5.00%) Sun
11 3 (3.75%) Cisco
12 2 (2.50%) Intel
12 2 (2.50%) Rackspace
12 2 (2.50%) Splunk
13 1 (1.25%) Facebook
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