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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 15 22 10
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -12
Permanent jobs citing Linux 6 10 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 8.00% 9.80% 13.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.35% 41.67% 48.15%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 12
Average salary £28,500 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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 24 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 41.33% 23.53% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 26 17 23
Average salary £31,500 £31,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.61% -22.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,000 £60,000
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 11 February 2016, 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 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (40.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (40.00%) Migration
3 4 (40.00%) SUSE
3 4 (40.00%) VMware
3 4 (40.00%) Unix
3 4 (40.00%) LAN
3 4 (40.00%) WAN
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (20.00%) Network Management
4 2 (20.00%) Degree
4 2 (20.00%) Wireshark
4 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Alfresco
4 2 (20.00%) Banking
4 2 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (20.00%) High Availability
4 2 (20.00%) Software Deployment
4 2 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (20.00%) User Experience

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 2 (20.00%) Alfresco
1 2 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) LAN
1 4 (40.00%) WAN
2 2 (20.00%) VoIP
2 2 (20.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
General
1 2 (20.00%) Banking
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) IT Engineer
1 5 (50.00%) IT Support
1 5 (50.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 5 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Linux Support
2 3 (30.00%) Linux Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) 1st Line Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (20.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) DBA
3 2 (20.00%) Hardware Test Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Integration Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) PostgreSQL DBA
3 2 (20.00%) Senior DBA
3 2 (20.00%) Software Integration Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Test and Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (20.00%) Replication
1 2 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) SUSE
2 4 (40.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
2 4 (40.00%) Unix
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Document Management
2 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (20.00%) High Availability
2 2 (20.00%) Network Design
2 2 (20.00%) Network Management
2 2 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (20.00%) Software Deployment
2 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
1 2 (20.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (40.00%) VMware