The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 14 15 20
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 63 91 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 12.78% 14.87% 10.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.84% 40.27% 27.03%
Number of salaries quoted 30 53 16
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £51,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -22.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.89%
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
171 226 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 34.69% 36.93% 38.54%
Number of salaries quoted 107 171 94
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 May 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Watford

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Watford region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux.

1 90 (57.69%) SQL
1 90 (57.69%) UNIX
2 80 (51.28%) Java
3 76 (48.72%) Oracle
4 71 (45.51%) Windows
5 64 (41.03%) Finance
6 51 (32.69%) WebSphere
7 46 (29.49%) IBM
8 43 (27.56%) J2EE
8 43 (27.56%) WebSphere Application Server
9 42 (26.92%) Tomcat
10 39 (25.00%) AIX
10 39 (25.00%) ITIL
10 39 (25.00%) JavaScript
10 39 (25.00%) Microsoft
11 37 (23.72%) C
12 36 (23.08%) C++
12 36 (23.08%) DB2
13 35 (22.44%) Web Services
14 34 (21.79%) HTTP
15 33 (21.15%) Spring
16 32 (20.51%) Apache
17 31 (19.87%) Degree
17 31 (19.87%) Problem Management
18 30 (19.23%) Banking
19 29 (18.59%) Solaris
19 29 (18.59%) Perl
19 29 (18.59%) E-Commerce
19 29 (18.59%) Relational Database
20 28 (17.95%) Hibernate

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Watford region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 51 (32.69%) WebSphere
2 43 (27.56%) WebSphere Application Server
3 42 (26.92%) Tomcat
4 32 (20.51%) Apache
5 24 (15.38%) JBoss
5 24 (15.38%) IIS
6 13 (8.33%) IBM HTTP Server
6 13 (8.33%) MQSeries
7 9 (5.77%) Drupal
7 9 (5.77%) Apache ServiceMix
8 7 (4.49%) MS Exchange
9 6 (3.85%) WebLogic
9 6 (3.85%) Apache Solr
10 3 (1.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 3 (1.92%) Oracle Application Server
10 3 (1.92%) Tuxedo
11 2 (1.28%) Liferay
12 1 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.64%) Lync
12 1 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 26 (16.67%) MS Office
2 21 (13.46%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.28%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (5.77%) Magento
2 8 (5.13%) Maximo
3 7 (4.49%) CA PPM
4 2 (1.28%) RiskWrite
5 1 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.64%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.97%) Office 365
2 9 (5.77%) PaaS
3 7 (4.49%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (4.49%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (3.85%) IaaS
5 3 (1.92%) SaaS
6 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 34 (21.79%) HTTP
2 17 (10.90%) Firewall
3 14 (8.97%) Internet
4 13 (8.33%) FTP
5 7 (4.49%) IPv4
5 7 (4.49%) HTTPS
5 7 (4.49%) LAN
5 7 (4.49%) WAN
5 7 (4.49%) TCP/IP
5 7 (4.49%) DNS
6 6 (3.85%) VPN
6 6 (3.85%) DHCP
7 2 (1.28%) SAN
7 2 (1.28%) NAS
8 1 (0.64%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.64%) LDAP
8 1 (0.64%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (23.08%) DB2
2 29 (18.59%) Relational Database
3 26 (16.67%) RDBMS
4 23 (14.74%) Oracle Database
5 20 (12.82%) MySQL
6 19 (12.18%) SQL Server
7 15 (9.62%) Oracle Database 11g
8 12 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
9 11 (7.05%) SQL Server 2005
9 11 (7.05%) Oracle Database 10g
10 7 (4.49%) Informix
11 4 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (2.56%) JasperReports
11 4 (2.56%) MongoDB
11 4 (2.56%) NoSQL
12 3 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (1.92%) Oracle9i Database
13 1 (0.64%) Redis
13 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database 12c
13 1 (0.64%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 19 (12.18%) Maven
2 18 (11.54%) Subversion
3 15 (9.62%) Eclipse
4 13 (8.33%) JUnit
5 8 (5.13%) Rational Application Developer
6 7 (4.49%) SoapUI
6 7 (4.49%) JMeter
6 7 (4.49%) LoadRunner
7 5 (3.21%) Ant
7 5 (3.21%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
8 3 (1.92%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.92%) Log4j
8 3 (1.92%) PowerBuilder
8 3 (1.92%) Toad
9 2 (1.28%) Firebug
10 1 (0.64%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.64%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.64%) CruiseControl
General
1 64 (41.03%) Finance
2 30 (19.23%) Banking
3 20 (12.82%) Retail
4 9 (5.77%) Telecoms
5 7 (4.49%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.28%) Games
6 2 (1.28%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.64%) Billing
Job Titles
1 66 (42.31%) Developer
2 55 (35.26%) Analyst
3 34 (21.79%) Java Developer
4 31 (19.87%) Support Analyst
5 22 (14.10%) Programmer
6 20 (12.82%) Senior Developer
7 14 (8.97%) C++ Developer
8 12 (7.69%) Operations Analyst
8 12 (7.69%) Operations Support Analyst
9 11 (7.05%) Architect
10 10 (6.41%) Senior Java Developer
11 8 (5.13%) Java Programmer
12 7 (4.49%) Administrator
12 7 (4.49%) Applications Developer
13 6 (3.85%) Consultant
13 6 (3.85%) 1st Line Support
13 6 (3.85%) Applications Support
13 6 (3.85%) Support Manager
14 5 (3.21%) 1st Line Support Analyst
14 5 (3.21%) Java Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (27.56%) J2EE
2 35 (22.44%) Web Services
3 33 (21.15%) Spring
4 28 (17.95%) Hibernate
5 25 (16.03%) HTML
5 25 (16.03%) XML
6 24 (15.38%) JDBC
6 24 (15.38%) JSP
7 20 (12.82%) Struts
7 20 (12.82%) CSS
8 17 (10.90%) Servlets
9 16 (10.26%) jQuery
10 14 (8.97%) SOAP
11 12 (7.69%) Java EE
11 12 (7.69%) Spring MVC
12 11 (7.05%) RESTful
12 11 (7.05%) Ajax
12 11 (7.05%) WebSphere MQ
12 11 (7.05%) .NET
13 10 (6.41%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 23 (14.74%) Computer Science
2 13 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.77%) Management Information System
3 9 (5.77%) Client/Server
4 6 (3.85%) Handset
4 6 (3.85%) Mathematics
5 5 (3.21%) Visualisation
6 3 (1.92%) Derivative
6 3 (1.92%) Web 2.0
6 3 (1.92%) Replication
7 2 (1.28%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.28%) Clustering
7 2 (1.28%) Open Source
7 2 (1.28%) Online Gambling
7 2 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.64%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.64%) Physics
8 1 (0.64%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 90 (57.69%) UNIX
2 71 (45.51%) Windows
3 39 (25.00%) AIX
4 29 (18.59%) Solaris
5 13 (8.33%) HPUX
6 12 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (7.05%) Windows 7
7 11 (7.05%) Windows XP
8 6 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.64%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.64%) CentOS
9 1 (0.64%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (25.00%) ITIL
2 31 (19.87%) Problem Management
3 29 (18.59%) E-Commerce
4 25 (16.03%) OO
4 25 (16.03%) Software Engineering
5 20 (12.82%) MVC
6 18 (11.54%) TDD
6 18 (11.54%) Information Security
7 13 (8.33%) Configuration Management
8 12 (7.69%) Asset Management
9 11 (7.05%) Mentoring
9 11 (7.05%) Change Management
10 10 (6.41%) Regression Testing
10 10 (6.41%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (6.41%) Coaching
10 10 (6.41%) Unit Testing
10 10 (6.41%) Test Scripting
11 9 (5.77%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (5.77%) Web Development
12 8 (5.13%) UML
Programming Languages
1 90 (57.69%) SQL
2 80 (51.28%) Java
3 39 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 37 (23.72%) C
5 36 (23.08%) C++
6 29 (18.59%) Perl
7 25 (16.03%) Shell Script
8 22 (14.10%) PHP
8 22 (14.10%) PL/SQL
9 19 (12.18%) Bash Shell
10 10 (6.41%) T-SQL
10 10 (6.41%) XPath
11 7 (4.49%) AWK
12 6 (3.85%) Python
13 5 (3.21%) PHP5
13 5 (3.21%) C#
14 4 (2.56%) VB
15 3 (1.92%) VBScript
16 2 (1.28%) VB.NET
16 2 (1.28%) Jython
Qualifications
1 31 (19.87%) Degree
2 15 (9.62%) Sun Certification
3 7 (4.49%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (4.49%) CCNA
4 2 (1.28%) CCNP
5 1 (0.64%) RHCSA
5 1 (0.64%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.64%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.49%) SLA
2 6 (3.85%) QA
3 3 (1.92%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (9.62%) Active Directory
3 11 (7.05%) vSphere
4 10 (6.41%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (6.41%) VirtualBox
5 6 (3.85%) Terminal Services
5 6 (3.85%) VMware Workstation
6 4 (2.56%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.64%) KVM
7 1 (0.64%) vCloud
7 1 (0.64%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.64%) Veritas File System
7 1 (0.64%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.64%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.64%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.64%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (2.56%) Nagios
1 4 (2.56%) Nessus
1 4 (2.56%) Data Guard
2 3 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.92%) Puppet
2 3 (1.92%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (1.28%) Ansible
4 1 (0.64%) vMotion
4 1 (0.64%) Control-M
Vendors
1 76 (48.72%) Oracle
2 46 (29.49%) IBM
3 39 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 26 (16.67%) VMware
5 22 (14.10%) Sun
6 18 (11.54%) Red Hat
7 12 (7.69%) CheckPoint
8 9 (5.77%) Sybase
8 9 (5.77%) HP
9 8 (5.13%) Cisco
10 7 (4.49%) ProCurve
11 4 (2.56%) Websense
11 4 (2.56%) Sophos
11 4 (2.56%) Infor
12 3 (1.92%) Interwoven
13 2 (1.28%) i2
13 2 (1.28%) Veritas
13 2 (1.28%) Perforce
13 2 (1.28%) EnterpriseDB
13 2 (1.28%) Jaspersoft
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