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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 22 13 20
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +7
Permanent jobs citing Linux 14 8 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 8.97% 10.96% 10.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.92% 32.00% 40.32%
Number of salaries quoted 13 4 23
Average salary £33,500 £44,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.71% -1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £44,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £45,000 £50,000
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
74 25 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 47.44% 34.25% 24.80%
Number of salaries quoted 48 17 60
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -22.22%
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 22 May 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Welwyn Garden City

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City

For the 6 months to 22 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 11 (47.83%) Windows
2 10 (43.48%) C++
2 10 (43.48%) JavaScript
3 9 (39.13%) UNIX
4 7 (30.43%) Internet
4 7 (30.43%) Red Hat
4 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
4 7 (30.43%) .NET
4 7 (30.43%) Software Engineering
4 7 (30.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (26.09%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (26.09%) Incident Management
5 6 (26.09%) PHP
5 6 (26.09%) MySQL
5 6 (26.09%) DHTML
5 6 (26.09%) HTML
5 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET
5 6 (26.09%) SOAP
5 6 (26.09%) XML
5 6 (26.09%) DOM
5 6 (26.09%) ITIL
5 6 (26.09%) ColdFusion
5 6 (26.09%) Six Sigma
6 5 (21.74%) PhD
6 5 (21.74%) Java
6 5 (21.74%) Migration
6 5 (21.74%) Network Management
6 5 (21.74%) Hyper-V
6 5 (21.74%) Mathematics

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 6 (26.09%) ColdFusion
2 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
3 3 (13.04%) Lync
4 1 (4.35%) IIS
4 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) Internet
2 3 (13.04%) X.400
2 3 (13.04%) X.500
2 3 (13.04%) SMTP
2 3 (13.04%) LDAP
3 2 (8.70%) LAN
3 2 (8.70%) WAN
3 2 (8.70%) SAN
4 1 (4.35%) DHCP
4 1 (4.35%) Ethernet
4 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.35%) DNS
4 1 (4.35%) Firewall
4 1 (4.35%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) MySQL
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Subversion
1 4 (17.39%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Technical Support Analyst
1 6 (26.09%) Technical Analyst
1 6 (26.09%) Developer
1 6 (26.09%) Analyst
1 6 (26.09%) Support Analyst
1 6 (26.09%) Technical Support
2 4 (17.39%) Consultant
2 4 (17.39%) Software Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Software Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Exchange Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Junior
4 1 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.35%) Network Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Lead Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Administrator
4 1 (4.35%) Junior Software Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) C++ Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) .NET
2 6 (26.09%) DHTML
2 6 (26.09%) HTML
2 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET
2 6 (26.09%) SOAP
2 6 (26.09%) XML
2 6 (26.09%) DOM
3 4 (17.39%) Qt
3 4 (17.39%) J2EE
3 4 (17.39%) Middleware
4 1 (4.35%) Web Services
4 1 (4.35%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (21.74%) Mathematics
3 2 (8.70%) Chemistry
4 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.35%) Clustering
4 1 (4.35%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 11 (47.83%) Windows
2 9 (39.13%) UNIX
3 7 (30.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (17.39%) Mac OS X
5 2 (8.70%) AIX
5 2 (8.70%) HPUX
5 2 (8.70%) Solaris
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Software Engineering
2 6 (26.09%) Incident Management
2 6 (26.09%) ITIL
2 6 (26.09%) Six Sigma
3 5 (21.74%) Migration
3 5 (21.74%) Network Management
4 4 (17.39%) Web Development
4 4 (17.39%) Requirements Engineering
4 4 (17.39%) OO
4 4 (17.39%) SOA
5 2 (8.70%) Change Management
6 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.35%) Network Design
6 1 (4.35%) Data Analysis
6 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.35%) Scrum
6 1 (4.35%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (4.35%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) C++
1 10 (43.48%) JavaScript
2 6 (26.09%) PHP
3 5 (21.74%) Java
4 4 (17.39%) C#
5 2 (8.70%) C
6 1 (4.35%) Fortran
6 1 (4.35%) Perl
6 1 (4.35%) SQL
6 1 (4.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 5 (21.74%) PhD
3 4 (17.39%) Degree
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.35%) MCSE
4 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) SLA
2 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) Hyper-V
2 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.35%) VMware ESX
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.35%) vSphere
3 1 (4.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (8.70%) Legato
2 1 (4.35%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Red Hat
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (17.39%) VMware
3 2 (8.70%) Cisco
3 2 (8.70%) EMC
4 1 (4.35%) NetApp
4 1 (4.35%) Citrix
4 1 (4.35%) HP
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle