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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 5 16 12
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 131 75 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 23.77% 12.82% 19.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 55.74% 36.06% 49.21%
Number of salaries quoted 65 29 35
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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
235 208 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 42.65% 35.56% 38.65%
Number of salaries quoted 143 139 87
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £50,000 £60,000
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 31 July 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Watford

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 114 (55.61%) Windows
2 97 (47.32%) UNIX
3 93 (45.37%) SQL
4 90 (43.90%) Oracle
5 84 (40.98%) Java
6 74 (36.10%) ITIL
7 68 (33.17%) Finance
7 68 (33.17%) Microsoft
8 62 (30.24%) IBM
9 61 (29.76%) VMware
9 61 (29.76%) VMware Infrastructure
10 58 (28.29%) WebSphere
10 58 (28.29%) AIX
11 57 (27.80%) C
12 54 (26.34%) Tomcat
13 50 (24.39%) WebSphere Application Server
14 47 (22.93%) Perl
15 45 (21.95%) Apache
16 44 (21.46%) DB2
17 43 (20.98%) JavaScript
18 41 (20.00%) Information Security
19 40 (19.51%) Web Services
20 39 (19.02%) MySQL
20 39 (19.02%) MS Office
21 38 (18.54%) HTML
22 37 (18.05%) Spring
23 36 (17.56%) Firewall
23 36 (17.56%) Analytical Skills
24 35 (17.07%) Software Engineering
25 34 (16.59%) Degree

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 58 (28.29%) WebSphere
2 54 (26.34%) Tomcat
3 50 (24.39%) WebSphere Application Server
4 45 (21.95%) Apache
5 28 (13.66%) MS Exchange
6 27 (13.17%) Apache ServiceMix
7 21 (10.24%) IIS
8 20 (9.76%) JBoss
9 13 (6.34%) IBM HTTP Server
10 9 (4.39%) Drupal
11 6 (2.93%) WebLogic
11 6 (2.93%) MQSeries
12 5 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
12 5 (2.44%) Lync
13 4 (1.95%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 3 (1.46%) Apache Solr
14 3 (1.46%) OpenStack
15 2 (0.98%) Liferay
16 1 (0.49%) Oracle Application Server
16 1 (0.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 39 (19.02%) MS Office
2 34 (16.59%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.98%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (4.39%) Magento
2 8 (3.90%) Maximo
3 4 (1.95%) CA PPM
4 3 (1.46%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 30 (14.63%) Office 365
2 29 (14.15%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (9.76%) Cloud Computing
4 18 (8.78%) PaaS
5 16 (7.80%) IaaS
6 7 (3.41%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.49%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 36 (17.56%) Firewall
2 32 (15.61%) HTTP
3 24 (11.71%) DNS
4 23 (11.22%) DHCP
5 22 (10.73%) VPN
6 19 (9.27%) TCP/IP
7 15 (7.32%) Internet
7 15 (7.32%) FTP
8 14 (6.83%) SAN
8 14 (6.83%) NAS
9 13 (6.34%) WAN
9 13 (6.34%) LAN
10 8 (3.90%) MPLS
10 8 (3.90%) Fibre Channel
10 8 (3.90%) iSCSI
11 7 (3.41%) HTTPS
11 7 (3.41%) VoIP
12 5 (2.44%) PBX
12 5 (2.44%) ISDN
12 5 (2.44%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (21.46%) DB2
2 39 (19.02%) MySQL
3 32 (15.61%) Relational Database
4 29 (14.15%) RDBMS
5 18 (8.78%) Oracle Database
6 16 (7.80%) SQL Server
7 15 (7.32%) Informix
8 9 (4.39%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (3.90%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (3.90%) Oracle Database 10g
10 7 (3.41%) Oracle Database 11g
11 6 (2.93%) MongoDB
12 4 (1.95%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (1.95%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (1.46%) Crystal Reports
13 3 (1.46%) Sybase ASE
14 2 (0.98%) NoSQL
15 1 (0.49%) Amazon RDS
15 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database 12c
15 1 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 24 (11.71%) Eclipse
2 22 (10.73%) JUnit
3 19 (9.27%) Subversion
4 17 (8.29%) Rational Application Developer
5 13 (6.34%) Maven
5 13 (6.34%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 7 (3.41%) LoadRunner
6 7 (3.41%) JMeter
7 6 (2.93%) Ant
8 4 (1.95%) Log4j
9 3 (1.46%) PowerBuilder
10 2 (0.98%) Firebug
10 2 (0.98%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.49%) CruiseControl
General
1 68 (33.17%) Finance
2 21 (10.24%) Banking
3 13 (6.34%) Retail
4 8 (3.90%) Telecoms
5 7 (3.41%) Games
6 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.49%) Billing
6 1 (0.49%) French Language
Job Titles
1 69 (33.66%) Developer
2 58 (28.29%) Analyst
3 41 (20.00%) Support Analyst
4 37 (18.05%) Java Developer
5 26 (12.68%) Programmer
5 26 (12.68%) Architect
6 16 (7.80%) Software Engineer
7 14 (6.83%) Consultant
7 14 (6.83%) Operations Analyst
7 14 (6.83%) Operations Support Analyst
8 13 (6.34%) Java Consultant
8 13 (6.34%) Support Consultant
9 12 (5.85%) C++ Software Engineer
10 11 (5.37%) Security Engineer
10 11 (5.37%) IT Security Engineer
11 10 (4.88%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 10 (4.88%) 2nd Line Support
11 10 (4.88%) Support Engineer
12 9 (4.39%) C++ Developer
12 9 (4.39%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (19.51%) Web Services
2 38 (18.54%) HTML
3 37 (18.05%) Spring
4 33 (16.10%) J2EE
4 33 (16.10%) XML
5 31 (15.12%) JSP
6 30 (14.63%) CSS
7 27 (13.17%) JDBC
8 24 (11.71%) Hibernate
9 22 (10.73%) Struts
10 17 (8.29%) JMS
10 17 (8.29%) REST
11 14 (6.83%) WebSphere MQ
12 13 (6.34%) JSTL
12 13 (6.34%) Spring MVC
12 13 (6.34%) XHTML
13 12 (5.85%) Ajax
14 10 (4.88%) jQuery
14 10 (4.88%) Servlets
15 9 (4.39%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 36 (17.56%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (16.59%) Data Centre
3 29 (14.15%) Computer Science
4 17 (8.29%) Handset
5 14 (6.83%) Mathematics
6 13 (6.34%) Management Information System
7 11 (5.37%) Clustering
8 8 (3.90%) Replication
8 8 (3.90%) Enterprise Storage
9 5 (2.44%) Visualisation
10 4 (1.95%) Web 2.0
11 3 (1.46%) Derivative
12 2 (0.98%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.98%) Mainframe
13 1 (0.49%) Physics
13 1 (0.49%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 114 (55.61%) Windows
2 97 (47.32%) UNIX
3 58 (28.29%) AIX
4 32 (15.61%) Solaris
5 27 (13.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 22 (10.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (10.73%) Windows Server 2003
6 22 (10.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (9.27%) HPUX
8 8 (3.90%) Windows XP
8 8 (3.90%) Embedded Linux
8 8 (3.90%) Windows 7
9 4 (1.95%) VMS
10 1 (0.49%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (36.10%) ITIL
2 41 (20.00%) Information Security
3 35 (17.07%) Software Engineering
4 31 (15.12%) Problem Management
5 25 (12.20%) Mentoring
6 23 (11.22%) E-Commerce
6 23 (11.22%) OO
7 19 (9.27%) MVC
8 18 (8.78%) TDD
9 17 (8.29%) Content Management
10 16 (7.80%) Web Development
11 14 (6.83%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (6.83%) Disaster Recovery
12 13 (6.34%) Change Management
12 13 (6.34%) RAD
12 13 (6.34%) Coaching
12 13 (6.34%) Security Patching
13 11 (5.37%) Patch Management
13 11 (5.37%) Kalman Filter
13 11 (5.37%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 93 (45.37%) SQL
2 84 (40.98%) Java
3 57 (27.80%) C
4 47 (22.93%) Perl
5 43 (20.98%) JavaScript
6 29 (14.15%) C++
7 28 (13.66%) Shell Script
8 27 (13.17%) Bash Shell
9 19 (9.27%) PHP
9 19 (9.27%) Python
10 14 (6.83%) PL/SQL
11 12 (5.85%) C#
12 8 (3.90%) T-SQL
12 8 (3.90%) Embedded C++
13 7 (3.41%) AWK
14 4 (1.95%) XPath
15 2 (0.98%) PHP5
15 2 (0.98%) Jython
15 2 (0.98%) VB
15 2 (0.98%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 34 (16.59%) Degree
2 13 (6.34%) Sun Certification
3 9 (4.39%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (4.39%) CCNA
4 8 (3.90%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.46%) CISSP
5 3 (1.46%) CCNP
6 1 (0.49%) MCSE
6 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.49%) RHCE
6 1 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.49%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.34%) QA
2 8 (3.90%) SLA
3 3 (1.46%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 61 (29.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (14.15%) vSphere
3 28 (13.66%) VMware ESXi
4 27 (13.17%) Active Directory
5 22 (10.73%) Terminal Services
6 17 (8.29%) VMware Workstation
7 13 (6.34%) VMware ESX
7 13 (6.34%) Hyper-V
8 8 (3.90%) VirtualBox
9 4 (1.95%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (1.46%) vCloud
11 1 (0.49%) KVM
11 1 (0.49%) NFS
11 1 (0.49%) Sendmail
11 1 (0.49%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 11 (5.37%) Nagios
1 11 (5.37%) Nessus
2 8 (3.90%) BMC PATROL
2 8 (3.90%) vMotion
3 4 (1.95%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.98%) Puppet
4 2 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.98%) Ansible
5 1 (0.49%) Control-M
5 1 (0.49%) SCCM
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 90 (43.90%) Oracle
2 68 (33.17%) Microsoft
3 62 (30.24%) IBM
4 61 (29.76%) VMware
5 24 (11.71%) Sun
5 24 (11.71%) CheckPoint
6 19 (9.27%) Red Hat
7 17 (8.29%) HP
7 17 (8.29%) Cisco
8 11 (5.37%) Sophos
8 11 (5.37%) Websense
9 9 (4.39%) Sybase
10 8 (3.90%) Intel
10 8 (3.90%) BMC
10 8 (3.90%) ProCurve
11 4 (1.95%) Interwoven
11 4 (1.95%) NetIQ
12 2 (0.98%) Apple
12 2 (0.98%) i2
12 2 (0.98%) Infor
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