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

Location
3 months to
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 18 16 21
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 16 6 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 10.39% 7.50% 10.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.86% 23.08% 38.81%
Number of salaries quoted 15 2 25
Average salary £33,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £40,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £40,000 £52,500
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 Welwyn Garden City region.

Operating Systems Category
Welwyn Garden City
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
70 26 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 45.45% 32.50% 26.27%
Number of salaries quoted 49 17 66
Average salary £40,000 £33,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.21% -30.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 7 May 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Welwyn Garden City

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 (44.44%) JavaScript
1 12 (44.44%) Windows
2 11 (40.74%) C++
2 11 (40.74%) UNIX
3 9 (33.33%) Internet
4 8 (29.63%) Red Hat
4 8 (29.63%) Software Engineering
4 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
4 8 (29.63%) .NET
4 8 (29.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (25.93%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 7 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (25.93%) PHP
5 7 (25.93%) MySQL
5 7 (25.93%) DHTML
5 7 (25.93%) HTML
5 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET
5 7 (25.93%) SOAP
5 7 (25.93%) XML
5 7 (25.93%) DOM
5 7 (25.93%) ITIL
5 7 (25.93%) ColdFusion
5 7 (25.93%) Incident Management
5 7 (25.93%) Six Sigma
6 6 (22.22%) Middleware
6 6 (22.22%) PhD
6 6 (22.22%) Java
6 6 (22.22%) Network Management
6 6 (22.22%) Mathematics
7 5 (18.52%) Degree

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 7 (25.93%) ColdFusion
2 4 (14.81%) MS Exchange
3 3 (11.11%) Lync
4 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.70%) IIS
4 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Office
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (33.33%) Internet
2 3 (11.11%) LDAP
2 3 (11.11%) SMTP
2 3 (11.11%) X.400
2 3 (11.11%) X.500
3 2 (7.41%) Firewall
3 2 (7.41%) LAN
3 2 (7.41%) WAN
3 2 (7.41%) Ethernet
3 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
3 2 (7.41%) SAN
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (3.70%) Wireshark
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (3.70%) VPLS
4 1 (3.70%) xDSL
4 1 (3.70%) DMVPN
4 1 (3.70%) HSRP
4 1 (3.70%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) MySQL
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Eclipse
1 5 (18.52%) Subversion
General
1 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Technical Support Analyst
1 7 (25.93%) Technical Analyst
1 7 (25.93%) Analyst
1 7 (25.93%) Support Analyst
1 7 (25.93%) Technical Support
2 6 (22.22%) Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Software Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Consultant
5 3 (11.11%) Software Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Consultant
5 3 (11.11%) Exchange Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Network Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Design Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Technology Manager
7 1 (3.70%) IP Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior IP Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.70%) Lead Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Administrator
7 1 (3.70%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) .NET
2 7 (25.93%) DHTML
2 7 (25.93%) HTML
2 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET
2 7 (25.93%) SOAP
2 7 (25.93%) XML
2 7 (25.93%) DOM
3 6 (22.22%) Middleware
4 5 (18.52%) J2EE
5 4 (14.81%) Qt
6 1 (3.70%) Web Services
6 1 (3.70%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (22.22%) Mathematics
3 2 (7.41%) Chemistry
4 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.70%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.70%) Clustering
4 1 (3.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (44.44%) Windows
2 11 (40.74%) UNIX
3 8 (29.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (14.81%) Mac OS X
5 2 (7.41%) AIX
5 2 (7.41%) HPUX
5 2 (7.41%) Solaris
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Software Engineering
2 7 (25.93%) ITIL
2 7 (25.93%) Incident Management
2 7 (25.93%) Six Sigma
3 6 (22.22%) Network Management
4 5 (18.52%) Requirements Engineering
4 5 (18.52%) OO
4 5 (18.52%) SOA
4 5 (18.52%) Migration
5 4 (14.81%) Web Development
6 2 (7.41%) Network Design
6 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (7.41%) Change Management
7 1 (3.70%) Load Balancing
7 1 (3.70%) Network Load Balancing
7 1 (3.70%) Test Management
7 1 (3.70%) High Availability
7 1 (3.70%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.70%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 11 (40.74%) C++
3 7 (25.93%) PHP
4 6 (22.22%) Java
5 5 (18.52%) C#
6 2 (7.41%) C
7 1 (3.70%) Perl
7 1 (3.70%) SQL
7 1 (3.70%) Python
7 1 (3.70%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 6 (22.22%) PhD
3 5 (18.52%) Degree
4 1 (3.70%) MCSE
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.70%) CCIE
4 1 (3.70%) CCNP
4 1 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (3.70%) JNCIP
4 1 (3.70%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) SLA
2 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) Hyper-V
2 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.70%) XenApp
3 1 (3.70%) vSphere
3 1 (3.70%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Legato
1 2 (7.41%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (3.70%) AirWatch
2 1 (3.70%) MOM
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Red Hat
1 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) VMware
3 3 (11.11%) Cisco
4 2 (7.41%) EMC
5 1 (3.70%) F5
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle
5 1 (3.70%) Citrix
5 1 (3.70%) Juniper
5 1 (3.70%) CA
5 1 (3.70%) NetApp
5 1 (3.70%) HP
5 1 (3.70%) TIBCO
5 1 (3.70%) Ab Initio