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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 22 11
Rank change year-on-year +4 -11  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 55 37 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 9.98% 7.55% 18.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.74% 34.91% 46.89%
Number of salaries quoted 29 22 46
Median salary £40,000 £44,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.11% -11.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Linux is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Operating System Skills
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 163 106 209
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 29.58% 21.63% 38.78%
Number of salaries quoted 114 80 121
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,700 £65,000 £56,750
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford citing Linux as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux in Watford

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Watford region with a requirement for Linux.

1 47 (47.96%) Windows
2 42 (42.86%) Unix
3 37 (37.76%) Java
4 36 (36.73%) Microsoft
5 31 (31.63%) Active Directory
6 30 (30.61%) Firewall
6 30 (30.61%) MySQL
7 29 (29.59%) ITIL
8 28 (28.57%) Windows Server
9 27 (27.55%) VPN
9 27 (27.55%) DNS
10 25 (25.51%) Data Centre
11 24 (24.49%) Test Automation
11 24 (24.49%) Microsoft Office
11 24 (24.49%) VMware
11 24 (24.49%) VMware Infrastructure
12 23 (23.47%) VLAN
13 22 (22.45%) Office 365
13 22 (22.45%) Windows Server 2012
14 21 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
14 21 (21.43%) Skype for Business
14 21 (21.43%) Shell Script
14 21 (21.43%) PHP
14 21 (21.43%) DHCP
14 21 (21.43%) Apache
14 21 (21.43%) E-Commerce
14 21 (21.43%) MS Exchange
14 21 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
15 20 (20.41%) Continuous Integration
15 20 (20.41%) Selenium

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 21 (21.43%) Apache
1 21 (21.43%) MS Exchange
1 21 (21.43%) Skype for Business
2 8 (8.16%) WebSphere
3 7 (7.14%) JBoss
4 6 (6.12%) Tomcat
5 5 (5.10%) Confluence
5 5 (5.10%) WebLogic
6 4 (4.08%) GlassFish
6 4 (4.08%) IIS
6 4 (4.08%) MQSeries
6 4 (4.08%) OpenStack
6 4 (4.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (2.04%) Drupal
7 2 (2.04%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.02%) WordPress
Applications
1 24 (24.49%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.06%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 12 (12.24%) Magento
2 3 (3.06%) Sage 200
3 1 (1.02%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 22 (22.45%) Office 365
2 17 (17.35%) PaaS
3 15 (15.31%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (12.24%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (10.20%) IaaS
6 4 (4.08%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (4.08%) Mimecast
7 3 (3.06%) Oracle Service Cloud
7 3 (3.06%) SaaS
8 2 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (2.04%) GitHub
9 1 (1.02%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 30 (30.61%) Firewall
2 27 (27.55%) DNS
2 27 (27.55%) VPN
3 23 (23.47%) VLAN
4 21 (21.43%) DHCP
5 17 (17.35%) Remote Desktop
5 17 (17.35%) SAN
6 15 (15.31%) ISDN
6 15 (15.31%) LAN
6 15 (15.31%) MPLS
6 15 (15.31%) PBX
6 15 (15.31%) VoIP
6 15 (15.31%) WAN
7 14 (14.29%) Skype
8 10 (10.20%) iSCSI
9 9 (9.18%) TCP/IP
10 8 (8.16%) IMAP
10 8 (8.16%) NAS
10 8 (8.16%) SMTP
11 7 (7.14%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (30.61%) MySQL
2 7 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 6 (6.12%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (5.10%) Relational Database
5 4 (4.08%) DB2
6 2 (2.04%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.04%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 20 (20.41%) Selenium
2 17 (17.35%) JIRA
3 15 (15.31%) HP UFT
3 15 (15.31%) WebDriver
4 10 (10.20%) Git (software)
5 7 (7.14%) Jenkins
5 7 (7.14%) LabVIEW
6 6 (6.12%) Ant
6 6 (6.12%) Visual Studio
7 5 (5.10%) Eclipse
8 4 (4.08%) JUnit
8 4 (4.08%) Maven
9 3 (3.06%) Cucumber
9 3 (3.06%) SoapUI
10 2 (2.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 1 (1.02%) JMeter
11 1 (1.02%) LoadRunner
11 1 (1.02%) RSpec
11 1 (1.02%) Subversion
11 1 (1.02%) The Grinder
General
1 18 (18.37%) Retail
2 14 (14.29%) Finance
2 14 (14.29%) Games
3 10 (10.20%) Telecoms
4 9 (9.18%) Legal
5 2 (2.04%) French Language
5 2 (2.04%) German Language
5 2 (2.04%) Swedish Language
6 1 (1.02%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (23.47%) Analyst
2 18 (18.37%) 3rd Line Support
3 17 (17.35%) Developer
4 16 (16.33%) Active Directory Support
5 15 (15.31%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 15 (15.31%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 15 (15.31%) Infrastructure Support
5 15 (15.31%) Office 365 Engineer
6 14 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 14 (14.29%) Active Directory Engineer
6 14 (14.29%) Active Directory Support Engineer
6 14 (14.29%) Support Engineer
7 12 (12.24%) Automation Test Analyst
7 12 (12.24%) Test Analyst
8 11 (11.22%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 11 (11.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 11 (11.22%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 10 (10.20%) PHP Developer
9 10 (10.20%) Software Engineer
10 9 (9.18%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.24%) CSS
1 12 (12.24%) HTML
1 12 (12.24%) LAMP
2 10 (10.20%) AngularJS
2 10 (10.20%) Web Services
3 9 (9.18%) jQuery
3 9 (9.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 7 (7.14%) JDBC
5 5 (5.10%) Java EE
5 5 (5.10%) WebSphere MQ
6 4 (4.08%) ActiveMQ
6 4 (4.08%) EJB
6 4 (4.08%) EJB 3.0
6 4 (4.08%) Hibernate
6 4 (4.08%) HornetQ
6 4 (4.08%) Java SE
6 4 (4.08%) JMS
6 4 (4.08%) RESTful
6 4 (4.08%) Spring
7 3 (3.06%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 25 (25.51%) Data Centre
2 8 (8.16%) Embedded Systems
3 7 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 6 (6.12%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.08%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (4.08%) Replication
6 2 (2.04%) Handset
6 2 (2.04%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.04%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.02%) Contactless
7 1 (1.02%) DataPower
7 1 (1.02%) EMV
7 1 (1.02%) Fintech
7 1 (1.02%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 47 (47.96%) Windows
2 42 (42.86%) Unix
3 28 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 22 (22.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (18.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (15.31%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (8.16%) CentOS
9 7 (7.14%) Solaris
10 5 (5.10%) Mac OS X
11 3 (3.06%) AIX
11 3 (3.06%) Windows 10
11 3 (3.06%) Windows 7
12 2 (2.04%) Mac OS
13 1 (1.02%) Android
13 1 (1.02%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (29.59%) ITIL
2 24 (24.49%) Test Automation
3 21 (21.43%) E-Commerce
4 20 (20.41%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (19.39%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (19.39%) Mentoring
6 17 (17.35%) TDD
7 16 (16.33%) BDD
7 16 (16.33%) Test Scripting
8 15 (15.31%) Coaching
9 14 (14.29%) Open Source
10 13 (13.27%) Functional Testing
10 13 (13.27%) Regression Testing
10 13 (13.27%) Scrum
11 12 (12.24%) DevOps
12 10 (10.20%) Software Engineering
13 9 (9.18%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (9.18%) Problem Management
14 7 (7.14%) Data Acquisition
15 6 (6.12%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 37 (37.76%) Java
2 21 (21.43%) PHP
2 21 (21.43%) Shell Script
3 19 (19.39%) Bash Shell
3 19 (19.39%) C#
3 19 (19.39%) Python
4 18 (18.37%) SQL
5 13 (13.27%) C++
5 13 (13.27%) JavaScript
6 10 (10.20%) C
7 9 (9.18%) Perl
8 8 (8.16%) Korn
9 5 (5.10%) AWK
9 5 (5.10%) PowerShell
9 5 (5.10%) VB
10 4 (4.08%) Ruby
11 3 (3.06%) VB.NET
12 2 (2.04%) Go
13 1 (1.02%) T-SQL
13 1 (1.02%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (18.37%) Degree
2 7 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (6.12%) Master's Degree
4 4 (4.08%) AWS Certification
5 2 (2.04%) MCSE
5 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.02%) CCA
6 1 (1.02%) CCNA
6 1 (1.02%) CCNP
6 1 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.02%) CISSP
6 1 (1.02%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.02%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.20%) QA
2 1 (1.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 31 (31.63%) Active Directory
2 24 (24.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
4 17 (17.35%) Terminal Services
5 10 (10.20%) Hyper-V
6 8 (8.16%) KVM
6 8 (8.16%) XenServer
7 3 (3.06%) vSphere
8 2 (2.04%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (1.02%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (16.33%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (13.27%) Puppet
3 12 (12.24%) WSUS
4 11 (11.22%) Ansible
5 8 (8.16%) Nagios
5 8 (8.16%) SCOM
6 4 (4.08%) Backup Exec
7 3 (3.06%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 3 (3.06%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 3 (3.06%) vCenter Server
8 2 (2.04%) SCCM
8 2 (2.04%) Terraform
9 1 (1.02%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 36 (36.73%) Microsoft
2 24 (24.49%) VMware
3 20 (20.41%) Oracle
4 12 (12.24%) HP
5 7 (7.14%) Dell
6 6 (6.12%) NetApp
7 5 (5.10%) Cisco
7 5 (5.10%) Citrix
8 4 (4.08%) CheckPoint
8 4 (4.08%) Veeam
9 3 (3.06%) Atlassian
9 3 (3.06%) IBM
9 3 (3.06%) Sage
9 3 (3.06%) SonicWALL
9 3 (3.06%) Symantec
9 3 (3.06%) Zend
10 2 (2.04%) EMC
11 1 (1.02%) Apple
11 1 (1.02%) Google
11 1 (1.02%) Sybase
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