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

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 17 6 14
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +8
Permanent jobs citing Linux 43 132 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 9.11% 23.87% 13.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.25% 56.41% 36.97%
Number of salaries quoted 27 65 29
Median salary £44,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.31% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £35,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £70,000 £65,000
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
91 234 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 19.28% 42.31% 36.19%
Number of salaries quoted 68 141 139
Median salary £44,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,395 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £59,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +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 30 July 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Watford

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 47 (55.95%) Unix
2 37 (44.05%) Windows
3 35 (41.67%) SQL
4 34 (40.48%) Microsoft
5 30 (35.71%) ITIL
6 28 (33.33%) Degree
7 27 (32.14%) VMware
8 26 (30.95%) Perl
9 25 (29.76%) Oracle
9 25 (29.76%) E-Commerce
9 25 (29.76%) VMware Infrastructure
10 21 (25.00%) Network Security
11 20 (23.81%) Python
12 19 (22.62%) Java
12 19 (22.62%) Firewall
13 18 (21.43%) VPN
13 18 (21.43%) PaaS
14 17 (20.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 17 (20.24%) Active Directory
14 17 (20.24%) CheckPoint
15 16 (19.05%) SQL Server
16 15 (17.86%) MySQL
17 14 (16.67%) C
17 14 (16.67%) MS Excel
17 14 (16.67%) Management Information System
17 14 (16.67%) Finance
17 14 (16.67%) Retail
17 14 (16.67%) Data Centre
18 13 (15.48%) Problem Management
19 12 (14.29%) ITIL V3

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 10 (11.90%) MS Exchange
1 10 (11.90%) WebSphere
2 9 (10.71%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (9.52%) Skype for Business
4 6 (7.14%) Apache
4 6 (7.14%) Tomcat
5 5 (5.95%) WebLogic
6 4 (4.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 4 (4.76%) CMS
6 4 (4.76%) MQSeries
7 3 (3.57%) Tuxedo
8 2 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (1.19%) Drupal
9 1 (1.19%) JBoss
9 1 (1.19%) OpenStack
Applications
1 14 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.38%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Magento
1 1 (1.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (21.43%) PaaS
2 11 (13.10%) Office 365
3 3 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.19%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (25.00%) Network Security
2 19 (22.62%) Firewall
3 18 (21.43%) VPN
4 11 (13.10%) TCP/IP
5 10 (11.90%) IPsec
5 10 (11.90%) SSH
6 9 (10.71%) Internet
7 8 (9.52%) DHCP
7 8 (9.52%) DNS
7 8 (9.52%) ISDN
7 8 (9.52%) LAN
7 8 (9.52%) MPLS
7 8 (9.52%) PBX
7 8 (9.52%) Remote Desktop
7 8 (9.52%) VLAN
7 8 (9.52%) VoIP
7 8 (9.52%) WAN
8 6 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (3.57%) Wireshark
10 1 (1.19%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 15 (17.86%) MySQL
3 12 (14.29%) DB2
4 11 (13.10%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (11.90%) Oracle Database
6 7 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
6 7 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (8.33%) Oracle Database 12c
6 7 (8.33%) Oracle Exadata
6 7 (8.33%) Oracle9i Database
7 5 (5.95%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (5.95%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (5.95%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (4.76%) Jackrabbit
8 4 (4.76%) MS Access
8 4 (4.76%) RDBMS
8 4 (4.76%) Relational Database
9 3 (3.57%) Informix
10 2 (2.38%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 5 (5.95%) Ant
1 5 (5.95%) Git (software)
1 5 (5.95%) Rational Application Developer
1 5 (5.95%) Subversion
2 4 (4.76%) Eclipse
2 4 (4.76%) JUnit
2 4 (4.76%) Log4j
2 4 (4.76%) Mockito
3 2 (2.38%) Cucumber
3 2 (2.38%) HP UFT
3 2 (2.38%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.38%) Selenium
4 1 (1.19%) Maven
4 1 (1.19%) Vagrant
General
1 14 (16.67%) Finance
1 14 (16.67%) Retail
2 9 (10.71%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.76%) Military
4 3 (3.57%) Games
5 2 (2.38%) Electronics
5 2 (2.38%) Law
5 2 (2.38%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.19%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (22.62%) Support Engineer
2 14 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
3 11 (13.10%) Administrator
4 10 (11.90%) 3rd Line Support
4 10 (11.90%) Architect
4 10 (11.90%) Linux Support
4 10 (11.90%) Linux Support Engineer
5 9 (10.71%) Analyst
5 9 (10.71%) DBA
5 9 (10.71%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 8 (9.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 8 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 8 (9.52%) Developer
6 8 (9.52%) Junior
6 8 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (8.33%) Oracle DBA
7 7 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
7 7 (8.33%) Windows Support Engineer
8 6 (7.14%) Java Developer
8 6 (7.14%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.10%) HTML
1 11 (13.10%) J2EE
2 9 (10.71%) EJB
2 9 (10.71%) JSP
2 9 (10.71%) Servlets
3 8 (9.52%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 7 (8.33%) CSS
4 7 (8.33%) Web Services
4 7 (8.33%) XML
5 4 (4.76%) ActiveMQ
5 4 (4.76%) Classic ASP
5 4 (4.76%) JDBC
5 4 (4.76%) JMS
5 4 (4.76%) REST
5 4 (4.76%) SOAP
5 4 (4.76%) Spring Integration
5 4 (4.76%) Struts
5 4 (4.76%) XHTML
5 4 (4.76%) XSD
5 4 (4.76%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 14 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 10 (11.90%) Mathematics
2 10 (11.90%) PACS
3 6 (7.14%) Cybercrime
4 5 (5.95%) Security Operations Centre
5 4 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.57%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.38%) Data Integration
7 2 (2.38%) EFT
7 2 (2.38%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (1.19%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 47 (55.95%) Unix
2 37 (44.05%) Windows
3 17 (20.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (11.90%) Windows Server
5 9 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (4.76%) AIX
7 4 (4.76%) HPUX
7 4 (4.76%) Solaris
8 3 (3.57%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (1.19%) CentOS
9 1 (1.19%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (35.71%) ITIL
2 25 (29.76%) E-Commerce
3 13 (15.48%) Problem Management
4 12 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
4 12 (14.29%) ITIL V3
4 12 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
5 10 (11.90%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (11.90%) Workflow
6 9 (10.71%) DevOps
6 9 (10.71%) Information Security
6 9 (10.71%) Mentoring
7 8 (9.52%) Change Management
7 8 (9.52%) Coaching
7 8 (9.52%) Incident Management
8 7 (8.33%) High Availability
8 7 (8.33%) Software Engineering
9 6 (7.14%) ISMS
9 6 (7.14%) Service Delivery
9 6 (7.14%) SIEM
9 6 (7.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 35 (41.67%) SQL
2 26 (30.95%) Perl
3 20 (23.81%) Python
4 19 (22.62%) Java
5 14 (16.67%) C
6 11 (13.10%) Shell Script
7 9 (10.71%) JavaScript
8 7 (8.33%) Bash Shell
9 5 (5.95%) C++
10 4 (4.76%) VB
10 4 (4.76%) VBA
11 3 (3.57%) PHP
11 3 (3.57%) PL/SQL
12 2 (2.38%) C#
12 2 (2.38%) Embedded C++
13 1 (1.19%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 28 (33.33%) Degree
2 9 (10.71%) CISSP
3 6 (7.14%) CISA
3 6 (7.14%) CISM
3 6 (7.14%) PhD
4 5 (5.95%) CCNA
4 5 (5.95%) CCNP
4 5 (5.95%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (4.76%) Sun Certification
6 3 (3.57%) CEH
6 3 (3.57%) GCIH
6 3 (3.57%) GIAC
7 2 (2.38%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.38%) MCSE
7 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.38%) Security Cleared
7 2 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (7.14%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 25 (29.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (20.24%) Active Directory
3 8 (9.52%) Terminal Services
3 8 (9.52%) VMware ESX
4 7 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (3.57%) VirtualBox
6 2 (2.38%) Docker
6 2 (2.38%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (9.52%) Data Guard
2 5 (5.95%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (4.76%) Ansible
3 4 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (4.76%) Puppet
4 1 (1.19%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 34 (40.48%) Microsoft
2 27 (32.14%) VMware
3 25 (29.76%) Oracle
4 17 (20.24%) CheckPoint
5 12 (14.29%) Sybase
6 8 (9.52%) IBM
7 7 (8.33%) 3PAR
7 7 (8.33%) NetApp
8 6 (7.14%) Cisco
9 5 (5.95%) HP
10 4 (4.76%) ATG
10 4 (4.76%) Blue Martini
10 4 (4.76%) Elastic Path
10 4 (4.76%) Interwoven
10 4 (4.76%) Red Hat
10 4 (4.76%) Sun
11 2 (2.38%) Intel
11 2 (2.38%) Perforce
11 2 (2.38%) Rackspace
11 2 (2.38%) Veeam
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