Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 19 20
Rank change year-on-year -7 +1 -14
Permanent jobs citing Linux 81 108 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 8.72% 10.80% 8.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.49% 35.18% 47.70%
Number of salaries quoted 77 54 51
Watford median annual salary £47,500 £41,250 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.15% -7.30% -1.11%
10th Percentile £41,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £82,250 £67,625 £63,750
Hertfordshire median annual salary £57,500 £47,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year +22.34% +1.08% +3.33%

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 222 307 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 23.90% 30.70% 18.32%
Number of salaries quoted 195 208 129
Watford median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% -2.86%
10th Percentile £29,100 £23,500 £25,950
90th Percentile £69,750 £67,500 £62,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -4.49% +4.71%

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 25 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Linux in Watford

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 48 (59.26%) Java
2 44 (54.32%) Windows
2 44 (54.32%) WebSphere
3 42 (51.85%) Oracle
4 40 (49.38%) Web Services
5 35 (43.21%) SQL
6 34 (41.98%) Unix
7 32 (39.51%) IBM
7 32 (39.51%) Relational Database
8 31 (38.27%) SQL Server
9 30 (37.04%) Tomcat
10 27 (33.33%) Hibernate
11 25 (30.86%) JIRA
12 24 (29.63%) Git (software)
12 24 (29.63%) Amazon AWS
12 24 (29.63%) J2EE
12 24 (29.63%) Enterprise Software
13 23 (28.40%) Microsoft Azure
14 22 (27.16%) Spring
14 22 (27.16%) Eclipse
14 22 (27.16%) Shell Script
15 21 (25.93%) JBoss
15 21 (25.93%) Jenkins
16 20 (24.69%) MVC
16 20 (24.69%) jQuery
17 19 (23.46%) Groovy
17 19 (23.46%) Degree
17 19 (23.46%) Windows Server
17 19 (23.46%) Rational Team Concert
18 18 (22.22%) Java EE

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 44 (54.32%) WebSphere
2 30 (37.04%) Tomcat
3 21 (25.93%) JBoss
4 15 (18.52%) MQSeries
4 15 (18.52%) WebLogic
5 13 (16.05%) GlassFish
6 12 (14.81%) OpenStack
6 12 (14.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 6 (7.41%) WebSphere Application Server
8 5 (6.17%) Skype for Business
9 4 (4.94%) Confluence
10 3 (3.70%) Apache
10 3 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (3.70%) MS Exchange
10 3 (3.70%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (2.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 2 (2.47%) CMS
11 2 (2.47%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (1.23%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 4 (4.94%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 24 (29.63%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (28.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (17.28%) IaaS
4 13 (16.05%) AWS CloudFormation
4 13 (16.05%) SaaS
5 10 (12.35%) PaaS
6 6 (7.41%) Office 365
7 4 (4.94%) Mimecast
8 1 (1.23%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (1.23%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (1.23%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (1.23%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 18 (22.22%) Firewall
2 17 (20.99%) DNS
2 17 (20.99%) VPN
3 15 (18.52%) Internet
3 15 (18.52%) SAN
4 13 (16.05%) TCP/IP
5 12 (14.81%) Reverse Proxy
6 5 (6.17%) DHCP
7 4 (4.94%) Unified Communications
8 2 (2.47%) Network Security
9 1 (1.23%) LAN
9 1 (1.23%) VoIP
9 1 (1.23%) WAN
9 1 (1.23%) Wireless
9 1 (1.23%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (39.51%) Relational Database
2 31 (38.27%) SQL Server
3 12 (14.81%) RDBMS
4 11 (13.58%) MySQL
5 6 (7.41%) DB2
5 6 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (7.41%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (4.94%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.47%) InfluxDB
7 2 (2.47%) Jackrabbit
7 2 (2.47%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (1.23%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.23%) DbVisualizer
8 1 (1.23%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.23%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 25 (30.86%) JIRA
2 24 (29.63%) Git (software)
3 22 (27.16%) Eclipse
4 21 (25.93%) Jenkins
5 19 (23.46%) Rational Team Concert
6 6 (7.41%) Maven
7 4 (4.94%) Bitbucket
7 4 (4.94%) JUnit
7 4 (4.94%) LabVIEW
8 3 (3.70%) Checkstyle
8 3 (3.70%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (2.47%) Ant
9 2 (2.47%) Cucumber
9 2 (2.47%) Log4j
9 2 (2.47%) Mockito
9 2 (2.47%) Selenium
9 2 (2.47%) SoapUI
9 2 (2.47%) Subversion
9 2 (2.47%) WebDriver
9 2 (2.47%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 16 (19.75%) Finance
2 10 (12.35%) French Language
2 10 (12.35%) German Language
2 10 (12.35%) Swedish Language
3 7 (8.64%) Retail
4 4 (4.94%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (34.57%) Developer
2 22 (27.16%) Java Developer
3 20 (24.69%) Senior Developer
3 20 (24.69%) Senior Java Developer
4 18 (22.22%) Architect
5 17 (20.99%) Infrastructure Architect
6 10 (12.35%) Analyst
7 9 (11.11%) Lead Architect
7 9 (11.11%) Lead Infrastructure Architect
8 7 (8.64%) Cloud Architect
8 7 (8.64%) SQL Analyst
9 6 (7.41%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
9 6 (7.41%) Data Manager
9 6 (7.41%) Service Manager
10 5 (6.17%) 3rd Line Support
10 5 (6.17%) Systems Analyst
11 4 (4.94%) DevOps Engineer
11 4 (4.94%) Information Manager
11 4 (4.94%) Information Security Manager
11 4 (4.94%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (49.38%) Web Services
2 27 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 24 (29.63%) J2EE
4 22 (27.16%) Spring
5 20 (24.69%) jQuery
6 18 (22.22%) Java EE
7 15 (18.52%) EJB
7 15 (18.52%) JMS
8 13 (16.05%) ActiveMQ
8 13 (16.05%) EJB 3.0
8 13 (16.05%) HornetQ
8 13 (16.05%) Java SE
8 13 (16.05%) WebSphere MQ
9 8 (9.88%) Ajax
9 8 (9.88%) HTML
10 6 (7.41%) CSS
10 6 (7.41%) LAMP
11 3 (3.70%) RabbitMQ
12 2 (2.47%) REST
12 2 (2.47%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 24 (29.63%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (16.05%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (16.05%) Hybrid Cloud
3 12 (14.81%) Linux Command Line
3 12 (14.81%) Replication
4 8 (9.88%) Data Centre
4 8 (9.88%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (6.17%) Computer Science
5 5 (6.17%) Fintech
6 4 (4.94%) Acoustics
6 4 (4.94%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.23%) Cloud Native
7 1 (1.23%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (1.23%) PKI
7 1 (1.23%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.23%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 44 (54.32%) Windows
2 34 (41.98%) Unix
3 19 (23.46%) Windows Server
4 6 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (6.17%) Windows 10
5 5 (6.17%) Windows 7
5 5 (6.17%) Windows 8
6 4 (4.94%) AIX
6 4 (4.94%) Solaris
7 2 (2.47%) HPUX
7 2 (2.47%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.23%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (24.69%) MVC
2 14 (17.28%) Deployment Automation
2 14 (17.28%) Problem-Solving
3 13 (16.05%) Migration
4 12 (14.81%) SOA
5 11 (13.58%) Web Application Development
6 10 (12.35%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (11.11%) Presales
7 9 (11.11%) UML
8 8 (9.88%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (8.64%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (8.64%) OO
9 7 (8.64%) TDD
10 6 (7.41%) Analytical Thinking
10 6 (7.41%) Creative Thinking
10 6 (7.41%) Data Analysis
10 6 (7.41%) DevOps
10 6 (7.41%) ITIL
10 6 (7.41%) Performance Improvement
10 6 (7.41%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (59.26%) Java
2 35 (43.21%) SQL
3 22 (27.16%) Shell Script
4 19 (23.46%) Groovy
5 15 (18.52%) Bash Shell
6 14 (17.28%) PowerShell
7 13 (16.05%) JavaScript
8 12 (14.81%) AWK
9 11 (13.58%) Python
10 10 (12.35%) C++
11 7 (8.64%) PHP
12 5 (6.17%) ANSI SQL
13 3 (3.70%) Perl
14 2 (2.47%) Java 8
14 2 (2.47%) T-SQL
15 1 (1.23%) C#
15 1 (1.23%) Erlang
15 1 (1.23%) Ruby
15 1 (1.23%) Scala
Qualifications
1 19 (23.46%) Degree
2 8 (9.88%) AWS Certification
3 7 (8.64%) Master's Degree
4 4 (4.94%) CISA
4 4 (4.94%) CISM
4 4 (4.94%) CISSP
4 4 (4.94%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.23%) CCNA
6 1 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.94%) GDPR
1 4 (4.94%) ISO 22301
1 4 (4.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (4.94%) PCI DSS
1 4 (4.94%) QA
2 1 (1.23%) SEPA
System Software
1 14 (17.28%) Hyper-V
2 13 (16.05%) VMware ESXi
3 9 (11.11%) Active Directory
4 6 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (6.17%) Docker
6 1 (1.23%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.23%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 14 (17.28%) Opscode Chef
1 14 (17.28%) Puppet
2 6 (7.41%) Ansible
2 6 (7.41%) Kubernetes
3 5 (6.17%) Backup Exec
4 4 (4.94%) Docker Swarm
4 4 (4.94%) Mesos
4 4 (4.94%) Rancher
4 4 (4.94%) yum
5 3 (3.70%) Grafana
5 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 3 (3.70%) SCCM
5 3 (3.70%) SCOM
5 3 (3.70%) Terraform
6 1 (1.23%) OpenView
6 1 (1.23%) Salt
6 1 (1.23%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 42 (51.85%) Oracle
2 32 (39.51%) IBM
3 18 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 18 (22.22%) VMware
4 7 (8.64%) Sybase
5 6 (7.41%) Citrix
6 5 (6.17%) Asigra
6 5 (6.17%) NetApp
6 5 (6.17%) Veeam
7 4 (4.94%) Atlassian
7 4 (4.94%) LogRhythm
7 4 (4.94%) Splunk
8 3 (3.70%) AppDynamics
8 3 (3.70%) hybris
8 3 (3.70%) New Relic
8 3 (3.70%) SolarWinds
8 3 (3.70%) Sonatype
9 2 (2.47%) ATG
9 2 (2.47%) Demandware
9 2 (2.47%) Elastic Path