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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 15 13 33
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +20
Permanent jobs citing Linux 19 11 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 13.77% 13.41% 5.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 51.35% 22.92% 23.53%
Number of salaries quoted 18 6 12
Average salary £30,000 £39,000 £48,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% -19.17%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
37 48 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 26.81% 58.54% 22.77%
Number of salaries quoted 32 37 48
Average salary £31,000 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.42% -22.22%
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
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 22 December 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Welwyn Garden City

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 17 (65.38%) MySQL
2 16 (61.54%) SOAP
2 16 (61.54%) XML
2 16 (61.54%) UNIX
2 16 (61.54%) Internet
2 16 (61.54%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (57.69%) Incident Management
3 15 (57.69%) JavaScript
4 14 (53.85%) ITIL
4 14 (53.85%) Red Hat
4 14 (53.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (50.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 13 (50.00%) ColdFusion
5 13 (50.00%) Six Sigma
5 13 (50.00%) DOM
5 13 (50.00%) PHP
5 13 (50.00%) .NET
5 13 (50.00%) DHTML
5 13 (50.00%) HTML
5 13 (50.00%) ASP.NET
6 8 (30.77%) Degree
7 7 (26.92%) Computer Science
8 6 (23.08%) Middleware
9 4 (15.38%) PRINCE2
9 4 (15.38%) Project Management
9 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (15.38%) Retail
10 3 (11.54%) Ab Initio
10 3 (11.54%) Windows
10 3 (11.54%) Java

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 13 (50.00%) ColdFusion
2 1 (3.85%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (61.54%) Internet
2 2 (7.69%) SAN
3 1 (3.85%) Broadband
3 1 (3.85%) CDMA
3 1 (3.85%) GPRS
3 1 (3.85%) ISDN
3 1 (3.85%) Ethernet
3 1 (3.85%) PPP
3 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.85%) VPN
3 1 (3.85%) Extranet
3 1 (3.85%) 802.11
3 1 (3.85%) MPLS
3 1 (3.85%) OSPF
3 1 (3.85%) BGP
3 1 (3.85%) EIGRP
3 1 (3.85%) TACACS
3 1 (3.85%) VRRP
3 1 (3.85%) NetScreen
3 1 (3.85%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (65.38%) MySQL
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Eclipse
2 2 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 4 (15.38%) Retail
2 1 (3.85%) Marketing
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (61.54%) Analyst
1 16 (61.54%) Support Analyst
2 15 (57.69%) Technical Support
2 15 (57.69%) Technical Support Analyst
2 15 (57.69%) Technical Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Technology Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Java Programmer
5 1 (3.85%) Relationships Manager
5 1 (3.85%) IP Network Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Network Design Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) IP Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Senior IP Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Design Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Database Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Administrator
5 1 (3.85%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (61.54%) SOAP
1 16 (61.54%) XML
2 13 (50.00%) DOM
2 13 (50.00%) DHTML
2 13 (50.00%) HTML
2 13 (50.00%) .NET
2 13 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (23.08%) Middleware
4 2 (7.69%) J2EE
5 1 (3.85%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (61.54%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (26.92%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.69%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.85%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 16 (61.54%) UNIX
2 14 (53.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (11.54%) Windows
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.85%) CentOS
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) Incident Management
2 14 (53.85%) ITIL
3 13 (50.00%) Six Sigma
4 4 (15.38%) Project Management
4 4 (15.38%) PRINCE2
4 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (11.54%) ETL
6 2 (7.69%) SOA
6 2 (7.69%) OO
6 2 (7.69%) Requirements Engineering
6 2 (7.69%) Network Management
6 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (3.85%) Network Design
7 1 (3.85%) Load Balancing
7 1 (3.85%) CRM
7 1 (3.85%) OOP
7 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 15 (57.69%) JavaScript
2 13 (50.00%) PHP
3 3 (11.54%) C#
3 3 (11.54%) Java
4 2 (7.69%) C++
5 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (50.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 8 (30.77%) Degree
3 2 (7.69%) PhD
4 1 (3.85%) CCIE
4 1 (3.85%) CCNP
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.85%) JNCIP
4 1 (3.85%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) MOM
Vendors
1 14 (53.85%) Red Hat
2 3 (11.54%) TIBCO
2 3 (11.54%) Ab Initio
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.69%) Cisco
4 1 (3.85%) Juniper
4 1 (3.85%) CA
4 1 (3.85%) F5
4 1 (3.85%) Twitter