Period
to 23 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Linux over the 6 months to 23 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 23 24
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 -18
Permanent jobs citing Linux 83 105 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 8.89% 9.36% 8.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.87% 33.98% 36.05%
Number of salaries quoted 90 65 48
Watford median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -4.49% -6.32%
10th Percentile £41,000 £32,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £56,250 £61,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% -

Linux is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Watford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 238 309 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 25.48% 27.54% 22.62%
Number of salaries quoted 214 227 169
Watford median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.22% +1.12% +4.71%
10th Percentile £28,950 £23,500 £26,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £66,250 £62,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

Job postings citing Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Watford.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Watford

Linux
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux in Watford.

Salary trend for Linux in Watford

Linux
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Watford over the 6 months to 23 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Linux in Watford

For the 6 months to 23 July 2018, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Watford region with a requirement for Linux.

1 45 (54.22%) Java
2 41 (49.40%) SQL
3 33 (39.76%) Unix
3 33 (39.76%) Relational Database
4 32 (38.55%) IBM
5 31 (37.35%) Oracle
6 30 (36.14%) Windows
6 30 (36.14%) Amazon AWS
7 29 (34.94%) Jenkins
8 27 (32.53%) WebSphere
9 25 (30.12%) Degree
9 25 (30.12%) Git (software)
9 25 (30.12%) Web Services
10 24 (28.92%) J2EE
10 24 (28.92%) Microsoft Azure
10 24 (28.92%) JIRA
11 23 (27.71%) SQL Server
11 23 (27.71%) Puppet
11 23 (27.71%) Opscode Chef
12 22 (26.51%) DevOps
12 22 (26.51%) Agile Software Development
13 21 (25.30%) Tomcat
13 21 (25.30%) Eclipse
14 20 (24.10%) Spring
15 19 (22.89%) Hibernate
15 19 (22.89%) JSON
15 19 (22.89%) Computer Science
15 19 (22.89%) Microsoft
15 19 (22.89%) Analytical Skills
16 18 (21.69%) Ansible

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 27 (32.53%) WebSphere
2 21 (25.30%) Tomcat
3 10 (12.05%) Mule
3 10 (12.05%) Mule ESB
3 10 (12.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 10 (12.05%) WebSphere Application Server
4 9 (10.84%) MQSeries
5 7 (8.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 7 (8.43%) Apache
5 7 (8.43%) CMS
6 6 (7.23%) CloudStack
7 5 (6.02%) JBoss
7 5 (6.02%) Oracle Application Server
8 4 (4.82%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (4.82%) WebLogic
9 3 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (3.61%) MS Exchange
9 3 (3.61%) Skype for Business
10 2 (2.41%) GlassFish
10 2 (2.41%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 8 (9.64%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 30 (36.14%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (28.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (13.25%) SaaS
4 10 (12.05%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (12.05%) Google Cloud Platform
5 9 (10.84%) Boomi
6 8 (9.64%) AWS CloudFormation
7 6 (7.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 5 (6.02%) Office 365
9 4 (4.82%) Trello
10 3 (3.61%) IaaS
10 3 (3.61%) Mimecast
11 2 (2.41%) PaaS
12 1 (1.20%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (1.20%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (1.20%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.05%) DNS
1 10 (12.05%) Internet
2 9 (10.84%) Firewall
3 8 (9.64%) DHCP
3 8 (9.64%) HTTP
3 8 (9.64%) Kerberos
4 7 (8.43%) TCP/IP
4 7 (8.43%) VPN
5 3 (3.61%) SAN
5 3 (3.61%) Unified Communications
6 2 (2.41%) Network Security
6 2 (2.41%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (1.20%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.20%) LAN
7 1 (1.20%) VoIP
7 1 (1.20%) WAN
7 1 (1.20%) Wireless
7 1 (1.20%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (39.76%) Relational Database
2 23 (27.71%) SQL Server
3 12 (14.46%) DB2
4 11 (13.25%) NoSQL
5 9 (10.84%) RDBMS
6 7 (8.43%) Jackrabbit
7 4 (4.82%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (3.61%) MySQL
9 2 (2.41%) Big Data
9 2 (2.41%) MariaDB
9 2 (2.41%) MongoDB
9 2 (2.41%) Power BI
9 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (2.41%) Sybase ASE
10 1 (1.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (1.20%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 29 (34.94%) Jenkins
2 25 (30.12%) Git (software)
3 24 (28.92%) JIRA
4 21 (25.30%) Eclipse
5 13 (15.66%) Rational Team Concert
6 11 (13.25%) JUnit
7 10 (12.05%) SoapUI
8 8 (9.64%) LabVIEW
9 7 (8.43%) Ant
9 7 (8.43%) Log4j
9 7 (8.43%) Mockito
9 7 (8.43%) Subversion
9 7 (8.43%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
10 6 (7.23%) Maven
11 4 (4.82%) Cucumber
11 4 (4.82%) Selenium
11 4 (4.82%) VersionOne
11 4 (4.82%) WebDriver
12 1 (1.20%) Firebug
12 1 (1.20%) The Grinder
General
1 10 (12.05%) Finance
2 8 (9.64%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.82%) Retail
4 2 (2.41%) French Language
4 2 (2.41%) German Language
4 2 (2.41%) Swedish Language
5 1 (1.20%) Banking
5 1 (1.20%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (46.99%) Developer
2 23 (27.71%) Java Developer
3 19 (22.89%) Senior Developer
4 16 (19.28%) Senior Java Developer
5 11 (13.25%) Analyst
6 9 (10.84%) Architect
7 8 (9.64%) Server Engineer
8 7 (8.43%) Cloud Engineer
8 7 (8.43%) Windows Engineer
8 7 (8.43%) Windows Server Engineer
9 6 (7.23%) Infrastructure Architect
9 6 (7.23%) Integration Developer
9 6 (7.23%) Integration Engineer
10 5 (6.02%) AWS DevOps
10 5 (6.02%) AWS Engineer
10 5 (6.02%) Cloud Architect
10 5 (6.02%) DevOps Engineer
10 5 (6.02%) Java WebSphere Developer
10 5 (6.02%) Senior Server Engineer
10 5 (6.02%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (30.12%) Web Services
2 24 (28.92%) J2EE
3 20 (24.10%) Spring
4 19 (22.89%) Hibernate
4 19 (22.89%) JSON
5 16 (19.28%) XML
6 15 (18.07%) SOAP
7 14 (16.87%) jQuery
8 13 (15.66%) XSD
9 11 (13.25%) EJB
9 11 (13.25%) Middleware
10 10 (12.05%) Apache Camel
11 9 (10.84%) JMS
11 9 (10.84%) JSP
11 9 (10.84%) REST
11 9 (10.84%) XSLT
12 8 (9.64%) HTML
12 8 (9.64%) OAuth
13 7 (8.43%) Ajax
13 7 (8.43%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 19 (22.89%) Analytical Skills
1 19 (22.89%) Computer Science
2 15 (18.07%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (14.46%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (9.64%) Acoustics
4 8 (9.64%) Embedded Systems
4 8 (9.64%) Hybrid Cloud
5 7 (8.43%) Private Cloud
6 6 (7.23%) Public Cloud
7 4 (4.82%) Management Information System
8 2 (2.41%) Data Centre
8 2 (2.41%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (2.41%) Mainframe
8 2 (2.41%) Replication
9 1 (1.20%) Cloud Native
9 1 (1.20%) Fintech
9 1 (1.20%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (1.20%) PKI
9 1 (1.20%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 33 (39.76%) Unix
2 30 (36.14%) Windows
3 13 (15.66%) Windows Server
4 11 (13.25%) Solaris
5 9 (10.84%) HPUX
6 6 (7.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (6.02%) AIX
7 5 (6.02%) Windows 7
7 5 (6.02%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (4.82%) Windows 10
8 4 (4.82%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.41%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (26.51%) Agile Software Development
1 22 (26.51%) DevOps
2 17 (20.48%) Problem-Solving
3 14 (16.87%) MVC
4 13 (15.66%) E-Commerce
4 13 (15.66%) Open Source
4 13 (15.66%) Project Management
4 13 (15.66%) Scrum
4 13 (15.66%) Test Automation
5 12 (14.46%) Coaching
6 11 (13.25%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (13.25%) SOA
7 10 (12.05%) Agile Project Management
8 9 (10.84%) ITIL
8 9 (10.84%) Mentoring
8 9 (10.84%) UML
9 8 (9.64%) Data Acquisition
9 8 (9.64%) ITIL V3
9 8 (9.64%) OO
9 8 (9.64%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 45 (54.22%) Java
2 41 (49.40%) SQL
3 15 (18.07%) Bash Shell
4 13 (15.66%) Groovy
5 12 (14.46%) Perl
6 11 (13.25%) JavaScript
7 8 (9.64%) C++
7 8 (9.64%) Shell Script
8 7 (8.43%) PowerShell
8 7 (8.43%) Python
9 6 (7.23%) PHP
9 6 (7.23%) Ruby
10 4 (4.82%) Java 8
10 4 (4.82%) XPath
10 4 (4.82%) XQuery
11 3 (3.61%) AWK
12 2 (2.41%) C#
12 2 (2.41%) VBScript
13 1 (1.20%) VB.NET
13 1 (1.20%) VBA
Qualifications
1 25 (30.12%) Degree
2 8 (9.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (8.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (6.02%) MCSA
4 5 (6.02%) MCSE
5 4 (4.82%) MCITP
6 3 (3.61%) Master's Degree
6 3 (3.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (2.41%) AWS Certification
8 1 (1.20%) CCNA
8 1 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.05%) GCP
2 7 (8.43%) QA
3 4 (4.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (4.82%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.20%) SEPA
System Software
1 9 (10.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (9.64%) Active Directory
3 7 (8.43%) Docker
4 5 (6.02%) Hyper-V
5 4 (4.82%) Xen
6 3 (3.61%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.20%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.20%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 23 (27.71%) Opscode Chef
1 23 (27.71%) Puppet
2 18 (21.69%) Ansible
3 10 (12.05%) Terraform
4 4 (4.82%) CA Service Virtualization
5 3 (3.61%) Backup Exec
5 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 3 (3.61%) SCCM
5 3 (3.61%) SCOM
6 2 (2.41%) Kubernetes
7 1 (1.20%) Grafana
7 1 (1.20%) OpenView
7 1 (1.20%) Salt
7 1 (1.20%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 32 (38.55%) IBM
2 31 (37.35%) Oracle
3 19 (22.89%) Microsoft
4 14 (16.87%) VMware
5 10 (12.05%) Dell
5 10 (12.05%) Google
5 10 (12.05%) WSO2
6 9 (10.84%) MuleSoft
6 9 (10.84%) Talend
6 9 (10.84%) TIBCO
6 9 (10.84%) webMethods
7 8 (9.64%) hybris
7 8 (9.64%) SnapLogic
8 7 (8.43%) ATG
8 7 (8.43%) Blue Martini
8 7 (8.43%) Demandware
8 7 (8.43%) Elastic Path
9 5 (6.02%) Citrix
9 5 (6.02%) NetApp
10 4 (4.82%) CA