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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 27 14 29
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +15
Permanent jobs citing Linux 11 12 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 9.40% 11.32% 8.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.48% 40.00% 30.61%
Number of salaries quoted 10 11 15
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £40,000 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £42,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
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
31 30 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 26.50% 28.30% 27.22%
Number of salaries quoted 23 25 46
Average salary £31,000 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.50% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £52,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 19 (63.33%) JavaScript
2 18 (60.00%) UNIX
3 17 (56.67%) MySQL
3 17 (56.67%) SOAP
3 17 (56.67%) XML
3 17 (56.67%) Internet
3 17 (56.67%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (53.33%) Incident Management
5 15 (50.00%) ITIL
6 14 (46.67%) DOM
6 14 (46.67%) ASP.NET
6 14 (46.67%) PHP
6 14 (46.67%) .NET
6 14 (46.67%) DHTML
6 14 (46.67%) HTML
6 14 (46.67%) ColdFusion
6 14 (46.67%) Red Hat
6 14 (46.67%) Six Sigma
6 14 (46.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (46.67%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 10 (33.33%) Degree
8 9 (30.00%) Middleware
9 6 (20.00%) Computer Science
9 6 (20.00%) Network Management
9 6 (20.00%) C++
10 5 (16.67%) Java
10 5 (16.67%) C#
10 5 (16.67%) J2EE
10 5 (16.67%) OO
10 5 (16.67%) PhD

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 14 (46.67%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Office
1 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 17 (56.67%) Internet
2 1 (3.33%) Extranet
2 1 (3.33%) 802.11
2 1 (3.33%) MPLS
2 1 (3.33%) OSPF
2 1 (3.33%) BGP
2 1 (3.33%) EIGRP
2 1 (3.33%) TACACS
2 1 (3.33%) VRRP
2 1 (3.33%) NetScreen
2 1 (3.33%) Firewall
2 1 (3.33%) Wireless
2 1 (3.33%) IPsec
2 1 (3.33%) VPLS
2 1 (3.33%) Wireshark
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (3.33%) xDSL
2 1 (3.33%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (56.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Eclipse
1 5 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 4 (13.33%) Retail
2 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (56.67%) Analyst
1 17 (56.67%) Support Analyst
2 16 (53.33%) Technical Support
2 16 (53.33%) Technical Analyst
2 16 (53.33%) Technical Support Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Technology Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Network Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Database Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Lead Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Design Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Relationships Manager
6 1 (3.33%) IP Network Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Network Design Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Network Design Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) IP Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior IP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (56.67%) SOAP
1 17 (56.67%) XML
2 14 (46.67%) DOM
2 14 (46.67%) DHTML
2 14 (46.67%) HTML
2 14 (46.67%) .NET
2 14 (46.67%) ASP.NET
3 9 (30.00%) Middleware
4 5 (16.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (56.67%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 5 (16.67%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.33%) PKI
4 1 (3.33%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 18 (60.00%) UNIX
2 14 (46.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (53.33%) Incident Management
2 15 (50.00%) ITIL
3 14 (46.67%) Six Sigma
4 6 (20.00%) Network Management
5 5 (16.67%) OO
5 5 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 5 (16.67%) Requirements Engineering
5 5 (16.67%) SOA
5 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (13.33%) PRINCE2
6 4 (13.33%) Project Management
7 3 (10.00%) ETL
8 2 (6.67%) Network Design
9 1 (3.33%) Data Analysis
9 1 (3.33%) Load Balancing
9 1 (3.33%) Test Management
9 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
9 1 (3.33%) Scrum
9 1 (3.33%) CRM
9 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (63.33%) JavaScript
2 14 (46.67%) PHP
3 6 (20.00%) C++
4 5 (16.67%) Java
4 5 (16.67%) C#
5 1 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (46.67%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 10 (33.33%) Degree
3 5 (16.67%) PhD
4 1 (3.33%) CCIE
4 1 (3.33%) CCNP
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.33%) JNCIP
4 1 (3.33%) JNCIE
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) MOM
Vendors
1 14 (46.67%) Red Hat
2 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.00%) Cisco
3 3 (10.00%) TIBCO
3 3 (10.00%) Ab Initio
4 1 (3.33%) F5
4 1 (3.33%) Twitter
4 1 (3.33%) Juniper
4 1 (3.33%) CA