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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 25 16 23
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +7
Permanent jobs citing Linux 9 10 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 7.96% 9.80% 8.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.00% 37.04% 32.14%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 17
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -18.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,700 £44,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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
36 27 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 31.86% 26.47% 26.54%
Number of salaries quoted 24 21 55
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -26.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £33,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £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
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 30 March 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Welwyn Garden City

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City

For the 6 months to 30 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 18 (64.29%) JavaScript
2 14 (50.00%) UNIX
2 14 (50.00%) Internet
3 13 (46.43%) Red Hat
3 13 (46.43%) XML
3 13 (46.43%) MySQL
3 13 (46.43%) .NET
3 13 (46.43%) SOAP
3 13 (46.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (46.43%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (42.86%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 12 (42.86%) Incident Management
4 12 (42.86%) Six Sigma
4 12 (42.86%) PHP
4 12 (42.86%) DHTML
4 12 (42.86%) HTML
4 12 (42.86%) DOM
4 12 (42.86%) ITIL
4 12 (42.86%) ColdFusion
4 12 (42.86%) ASP.NET
5 9 (32.14%) C++
5 9 (32.14%) Middleware
5 9 (32.14%) Degree
6 7 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 7 (25.00%) Java
6 7 (25.00%) PhD
6 7 (25.00%) Network Management
6 7 (25.00%) Mathematics
7 6 (21.43%) Requirements Engineering
7 6 (21.43%) SOA

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 12 (42.86%) ColdFusion
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.57%) IIS
2 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Office
1 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 14 (50.00%) Internet
2 2 (7.14%) LAN
2 2 (7.14%) WAN
2 2 (7.14%) Ethernet
2 2 (7.14%) Firewall
2 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.57%) VPN
3 1 (3.57%) DNS
3 1 (3.57%) SAN
3 1 (3.57%) Wireless
3 1 (3.57%) IPsec
3 1 (3.57%) VPLS
3 1 (3.57%) Wireshark
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (3.57%) xDSL
3 1 (3.57%) Junos
3 1 (3.57%) DMVPN
3 1 (3.57%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (46.43%) MySQL
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Eclipse
1 6 (21.43%) Subversion
General
1 2 (7.14%) Retail
2 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Support Analyst
1 13 (46.43%) Technical Support
1 13 (46.43%) Technical Analyst
1 13 (46.43%) Analyst
1 13 (46.43%) Technical Support Analyst
2 6 (21.43%) Software Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Developer
3 3 (10.71%) Technology Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Network Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Test Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) Software Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Junior
5 1 (3.57%) Lead Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) Design Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Junior Software Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) IP Network Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (46.43%) .NET
1 13 (46.43%) XML
1 13 (46.43%) SOAP
2 12 (42.86%) ASP.NET
2 12 (42.86%) DOM
2 12 (42.86%) DHTML
2 12 (42.86%) HTML
3 9 (32.14%) Middleware
4 6 (21.43%) J2EE
5 1 (3.57%) Qt
5 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (46.43%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 4 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.57%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.57%) Chemistry
4 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.57%) Clustering
4 1 (3.57%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 14 (50.00%) UNIX
2 13 (46.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (3.57%) Mac OS X
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) ITIL
1 12 (42.86%) Six Sigma
1 12 (42.86%) Incident Management
2 7 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (25.00%) Network Management
3 6 (21.43%) Requirements Engineering
3 6 (21.43%) SOA
3 6 (21.43%) OO
4 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.14%) Network Design
5 2 (7.14%) ETL
5 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
5 2 (7.14%) Project Management
6 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.57%) Scrum
6 1 (3.57%) CRM
6 1 (3.57%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.57%) Data Analysis
6 1 (3.57%) Web Development
6 1 (3.57%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 18 (64.29%) JavaScript
2 12 (42.86%) PHP
3 9 (32.14%) C++
4 7 (25.00%) Java
5 6 (21.43%) C#
6 2 (7.14%) C
7 1 (3.57%) Python
7 1 (3.57%) Fortran
7 1 (3.57%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (42.86%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 9 (32.14%) Degree
3 7 (25.00%) PhD
4 1 (3.57%) CCIE
4 1 (3.57%) CCNP
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (3.57%) JNCIP
4 1 (3.57%) JNCIE
4 1 (3.57%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.57%) VMware ESX
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.57%) XenApp
1 1 (3.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) MOM
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) Red Hat
2 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.71%) Cisco
4 2 (7.14%) TIBCO
4 2 (7.14%) Ab Initio
5 1 (3.57%) VMware
5 1 (3.57%) F5
5 1 (3.57%) HP
5 1 (3.57%) Citrix
5 1 (3.57%) Juniper
5 1 (3.57%) CA
5 1 (3.57%) NetApp