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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 14 14 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Permanent jobs citing Linux 8 7 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 7.69% 7.95% 23.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.00% 33.33% 53.19%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 18
Average salary £57,500 £43,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.94% -13.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £32,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £45,000 £60,750
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 Welwyn Garden City region.

Operating Systems Category
Welwyn Garden City
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
20 21 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 19.23% 23.86% 43.52%
Number of salaries quoted 13 15 31
Average salary £57,500 £30,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+88.52% -28.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £25,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £44,300
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Welwyn Garden City

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Welwyn Garden City region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Welwyn Garden City

Linux
Salary Trend in Welwyn Garden City

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Welwyn Garden City region.

Linux Salary Trend in Welwyn Garden City

Linux
Salary Histogram in Welwyn Garden City

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Welwyn Garden City region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Welwyn Garden City

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Welwyn Garden City 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 12 (57.14%) Windows
2 7 (33.33%) C++
2 7 (33.33%) Migration
2 7 (33.33%) VMware
3 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 6 (28.57%) Python
4 5 (23.81%) UNIX
4 5 (23.81%) Java
4 5 (23.81%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (23.81%) SAN
4 5 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (23.81%) Hyper-V
4 5 (23.81%) Software Deployment
4 5 (23.81%) Data Centre
5 4 (19.05%) Office 365
5 4 (19.05%) Software Engineering
5 4 (19.05%) Qt
5 4 (19.05%) Clustering
5 4 (19.05%) Web Development
5 4 (19.05%) Firewall
5 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
5 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
5 4 (19.05%) Mac OS X
5 4 (19.05%) C
5 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
5 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
6 3 (14.29%) SMTP
6 3 (14.29%) Apache
6 3 (14.29%) Tomcat
6 3 (14.29%) LDAP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Welwyn Garden City 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 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
2 3 (14.29%) Apache
2 3 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 3 (14.29%) Lync
3 2 (9.52%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (4.76%) IIS
4 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) SAN
2 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
2 4 (19.05%) Firewall
3 3 (14.29%) X.400
3 3 (14.29%) X.500
3 3 (14.29%) SSL
3 3 (14.29%) LDAP
3 3 (14.29%) SMTP
4 2 (9.52%) LAN
4 2 (9.52%) WAN
5 1 (4.76%) DHCP
5 1 (4.76%) Ethernet
5 1 (4.76%) DNS
5 1 (4.76%) Internet
5 1 (4.76%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (9.52%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (9.52%) NoSQL
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Eclipse
1 1 (4.76%) Subversion
1 1 (4.76%) GCC
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
1 2 (9.52%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Developer
1 5 (23.81%) Administrator
2 4 (19.05%) Consultant
3 3 (14.29%) Software Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Consultant
3 3 (14.29%) Exchange Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior DBA
4 2 (9.52%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) DBA
4 2 (9.52%) PostgreSQL DBA
5 1 (4.76%) Junior Software Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) C++ Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) ScrumMaster
5 1 (4.76%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Platform Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Junior
5 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) Qt
2 2 (9.52%) Lucene
3 1 (4.76%) .NET
3 1 (4.76%) J2EE
3 1 (4.76%) COM
3 1 (4.76%) Web Services
3 1 (4.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Data Centre
2 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
2 4 (19.05%) Clustering
3 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 2 (9.52%) User Experience
4 2 (9.52%) Mathematics
4 2 (9.52%) Chemistry
4 2 (9.52%) Device Driver
4 2 (9.52%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (57.14%) Windows
2 5 (23.81%) UNIX
3 4 (19.05%) Mac OS X
4 3 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (9.52%) AIX
5 2 (9.52%) HPUX
5 2 (9.52%) Solaris
6 1 (4.76%) uClinux
6 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Migration
2 5 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (23.81%) Software Deployment
3 4 (19.05%) Software Engineering
3 4 (19.05%) Web Development
4 3 (14.29%) Resource Management
4 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 3 (14.29%) Data Protection
4 3 (14.29%) High Availability
5 2 (9.52%) Network Management
5 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (9.52%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (9.52%) Change Management
5 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.76%) Network Design
6 1 (4.76%) Data Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (4.76%) OO
6 1 (4.76%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) C++
2 6 (28.57%) Python
3 5 (23.81%) Java
4 4 (19.05%) C
5 3 (14.29%) SQL
5 3 (14.29%) Bash Shell
6 2 (9.52%) Embedded C
6 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
7 1 (4.76%) C#
7 1 (4.76%) Fortran
7 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
7 1 (4.76%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) RHCE
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (9.52%) PhD
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (4.76%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) SLA
2 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Hyper-V
2 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.76%) VMware ESX
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.76%) XenApp
3 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Puppet
2 2 (9.52%) Legato
2 2 (9.52%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (4.76%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) VMware
2 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco
4 2 (9.52%) EMC
5 1 (4.76%) Intel
5 1 (4.76%) Citrix
5 1 (4.76%) NetApp
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle
5 1 (4.76%) HP