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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 10 6 25
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +19
Permanent jobs citing Linux 8 24 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 9.09% 21.05% 7.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.10% 50.00% 22.64%
Number of salaries quoted 7 17 6
Average salary £44,000 £50,000 £45,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% +9.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £42,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £61,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
21 48 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 23.86% 42.11% 31.36%
Number of salaries quoted 15 32 40
Average salary £31,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.05% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £19,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,700 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 1 September 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Welwyn Garden City

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 10 (58.82%) Red Hat
2 6 (35.29%) SAN
2 6 (35.29%) Marketing
2 6 (35.29%) Degree
2 6 (35.29%) Computer Science
2 6 (35.29%) QA
2 6 (35.29%) LAMP
2 6 (35.29%) CentOS
2 6 (35.29%) Open Source
2 6 (35.29%) Relational Database
3 5 (29.41%) Google App Engine
3 5 (29.41%) SaaS
3 5 (29.41%) PaaS
3 5 (29.41%) MongoDB
3 5 (29.41%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (29.41%) NoSQL
3 5 (29.41%) REST
3 5 (29.41%) Backbone.js
3 5 (29.41%) Ember.js
3 5 (29.41%) AngularJS
3 5 (29.41%) jQuery
3 5 (29.41%) Multithreading
3 5 (29.41%) Groovy
3 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (29.41%) Grails
3 5 (29.41%) VMware
3 5 (29.41%) Ruby
3 5 (29.41%) Google
3 5 (29.41%) Ruby on Rails
3 5 (29.41%) Active Directory

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 (23.53%) SharePoint
1 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
1 4 (23.53%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (23.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.88%) IIS
2 1 (5.88%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Google App Engine
1 5 (29.41%) SaaS
1 5 (29.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) SAN
2 5 (29.41%) Internet
2 5 (29.41%) HTTP
3 4 (23.53%) NAS
3 4 (23.53%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (5.88%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) Relational Database
2 5 (29.41%) MongoDB
2 5 (29.41%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (29.41%) NoSQL
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (35.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Systems Administrator
1 6 (35.29%) Administrator
2 5 (29.41%) Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Cloud Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Programmer
5 1 (5.88%) Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Java Programmer
5 1 (5.88%) IT Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) LAMP
2 5 (29.41%) Ruby on Rails
2 5 (29.41%) Grails
2 5 (29.41%) jQuery
2 5 (29.41%) REST
2 5 (29.41%) Backbone.js
2 5 (29.41%) Ember.js
2 5 (29.41%) AngularJS
2 5 (29.41%) HTML
2 5 (29.41%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Computer Science
1 6 (35.29%) Open Source
2 4 (23.53%) Replication
3 1 (5.88%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) CentOS
2 4 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (23.53%) UNIX
3 3 (17.65%) Windows
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) OO
1 5 (29.41%) Multithreading
2 4 (23.53%) ITIL
3 3 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (17.65%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.88%) Zachman Framework
4 1 (5.88%) TOGAF
4 1 (5.88%) Use Case
4 1 (5.88%) Build Automation
4 1 (5.88%) Software Distribution
4 1 (5.88%) Low Latency
4 1 (5.88%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
1 5 (29.41%) Python
1 5 (29.41%) Ruby
1 5 (29.41%) Groovy
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) VB
2 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
2 4 (23.53%) Bash Shell
2 4 (23.53%) Perl
3 1 (5.88%) C#
3 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) QA
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
1 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (23.53%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Nagios
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
1 1 (5.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Red Hat
2 5 (29.41%) VMware
2 5 (29.41%) Google
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) HP
3 4 (23.53%) CommVault
3 4 (23.53%) NetApp
3 4 (23.53%) Sun
3 4 (23.53%) WatchGuard