Period
to 23 January 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 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 11 10
Rank change year-on-year -10 -1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 85 125 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 9.24% 12.34% 12.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.42% 50.20% 47.27%
Number of salaries quoted 49 88 82
Watford median annual salary £60,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.32% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,650 £35,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £75,250 £72,250 £57,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +15.00% +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 240 249 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 26.09% 24.58% 26.86%
Number of salaries quoted 189 196 212
Watford median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £28,200
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,875 £56,225
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Linux in Watford

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 60 (70.59%) Windows
2 43 (50.59%) Windows Server
3 41 (48.24%) Microsoft
4 30 (35.29%) E-Commerce
5 28 (32.94%) ITIL
5 28 (32.94%) VMware
6 27 (31.76%) Active Directory
7 25 (29.41%) DNS
7 25 (29.41%) Unix
7 25 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
8 24 (28.24%) DHCP
9 23 (27.06%) Windows Server 2012
10 22 (25.88%) Java
11 21 (24.71%) DNA
11 21 (24.71%) Firewall
11 21 (24.71%) Windows Server 2008
12 20 (23.53%) Finance
12 20 (23.53%) Information Security
13 19 (22.35%) Management Information System
13 19 (22.35%) Puppet
14 18 (21.18%) SaaS
14 18 (21.18%) MS Exchange
14 18 (21.18%) TCP/IP
15 17 (20.00%) JavaScript
15 17 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
15 17 (20.00%) DevOps
16 16 (18.82%) Office 365
16 16 (18.82%) VPN
16 16 (18.82%) Games
16 16 (18.82%) PowerShell

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 18 (21.18%) MS Exchange
2 14 (16.47%) Skype for Business
3 10 (11.76%) Apache
4 8 (9.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 8 (9.41%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (9.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (9.41%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (8.24%) Tomcat
6 5 (5.88%) WebSphere
7 3 (3.53%) CMS
7 3 (3.53%) MQSeries
7 3 (3.53%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (2.35%) Confluence
8 2 (2.35%) IIS
8 2 (2.35%) JBoss
8 2 (2.35%) WebLogic
9 1 (1.18%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 15 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.53%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 5 (5.88%) Magento
2 3 (3.53%) Sage 200
3 2 (2.35%) BASE24
3 2 (2.35%) Postilion
Cloud Services
1 18 (21.18%) SaaS
2 17 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (18.82%) Office 365
4 11 (12.94%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (8.24%) Azure Active Directory
5 7 (8.24%) PaaS
6 6 (7.06%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (4.71%) Mimecast
8 2 (2.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (2.35%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 2 (2.35%) Amazon S3
8 2 (2.35%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (2.35%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (2.35%) Route 53
8 2 (2.35%) Serverless
8 2 (2.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (1.18%) Akamai
9 1 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 25 (29.41%) DNS
2 24 (28.24%) DHCP
3 21 (24.71%) Firewall
4 18 (21.18%) TCP/IP
5 16 (18.82%) VPN
6 10 (11.76%) Remote Desktop
6 10 (11.76%) Skype
7 5 (5.88%) BIG-IP
7 5 (5.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 5 (5.88%) MPLS
8 4 (4.71%) ISDN
8 4 (4.71%) LAN
8 4 (4.71%) PBX
8 4 (4.71%) SAN
8 4 (4.71%) Unified Communications
8 4 (4.71%) VLAN
8 4 (4.71%) VoIP
8 4 (4.71%) WAN
9 3 (3.53%) HTTP
9 3 (3.53%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.94%) MySQL
2 10 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 7 (8.24%) Relational Database
4 6 (7.06%) Amazon RDS
5 5 (5.88%) RDBMS
6 3 (3.53%) DB2
6 3 (3.53%) Jackrabbit
7 2 (2.35%) Data Mining
7 2 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.35%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (8.24%) Maven
2 5 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 5 (5.88%) JIRA
3 4 (4.71%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.71%) JUnit
4 3 (3.53%) Ant
4 3 (3.53%) Eclipse
4 3 (3.53%) Log4j
4 3 (3.53%) Mockito
4 3 (3.53%) Subversion
4 3 (3.53%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 1 (1.18%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.18%) Selenium
5 1 (1.18%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.18%) WebDriver
General
1 20 (23.53%) Finance
2 16 (18.82%) Games
3 8 (9.41%) Retail
4 2 (2.35%) Banking
4 2 (2.35%) Legal
4 2 (2.35%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (21.18%) Developer
2 13 (15.29%) Analyst
3 11 (12.94%) Cloud Engineer
3 11 (12.94%) Senior Cloud Engineer
4 10 (11.76%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 10 (11.76%) Support Analyst
4 10 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
4 10 (11.76%) Windows Engineer
5 9 (10.59%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 9 (10.59%) Senior Windows Engineer
5 9 (10.59%) Windows Systems Engineer
6 7 (8.24%) 3rd Line Support
6 7 (8.24%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 7 (8.24%) Administrator
6 7 (8.24%) Support Engineer
7 6 (7.06%) Architect
7 6 (7.06%) Desktop Analyst
7 6 (7.06%) Desktop Support
7 6 (7.06%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 5 (5.88%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (16.47%) Web Services
2 12 (14.12%) CSS
3 11 (12.94%) Spring
4 10 (11.76%) J2EE
5 9 (10.59%) AngularJS
5 9 (10.59%) HTML
5 9 (10.59%) REST
6 7 (8.24%) jQuery
6 7 (8.24%) LDAP
6 7 (8.24%) SOAP
6 7 (8.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 6 (7.06%) XML
8 5 (5.88%) Hibernate
8 5 (5.88%) Sass
8 5 (5.88%) Spring MVC
8 5 (5.88%) XHTML
9 4 (4.71%) JSON
9 4 (4.71%) LAMP
9 4 (4.71%) XSD
9 4 (4.71%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 19 (22.35%) Management Information System
2 15 (17.65%) Data Centre
3 12 (14.12%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (7.06%) Handset
5 5 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (5.88%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (4.71%) iPhone
7 2 (2.35%) CCTV
7 2 (2.35%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (1.18%) LPAR
8 1 (1.18%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.18%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 60 (70.59%) Windows
2 43 (50.59%) Windows Server
3 25 (29.41%) Unix
4 23 (27.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (24.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (14.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (12.94%) Windows 10
7 11 (12.94%) Windows 7
8 8 (9.41%) CentOS
8 8 (9.41%) Ubuntu
9 6 (7.06%) Mac OS
9 6 (7.06%) Solaris
9 6 (7.06%) Windows 8
10 4 (4.71%) HPUX
10 4 (4.71%) Mac OS X
10 4 (4.71%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (3.53%) AIX
12 2 (2.35%) Apple iOS
12 2 (2.35%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (35.29%) E-Commerce
2 28 (32.94%) ITIL
3 21 (24.71%) DNA
4 20 (23.53%) Information Security
5 17 (20.00%) DevOps
6 11 (12.94%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (12.94%) Mentoring
6 11 (12.94%) Problem Management
7 10 (11.76%) Analytical Thinking
7 10 (11.76%) MVC
7 10 (11.76%) Open Source
8 8 (9.41%) Change Management
9 7 (8.24%) Identity Access Management
9 7 (8.24%) Identity Management
9 7 (8.24%) Patch Management
9 7 (8.24%) Penetration Testing
9 7 (8.24%) Release Management
9 7 (8.24%) Test Automation
10 6 (7.06%) Proactive Management
10 6 (7.06%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 22 (25.88%) Java
2 17 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 16 (18.82%) PowerShell
4 14 (16.47%) SQL
5 8 (9.41%) C#
5 8 (9.41%) PHP
6 6 (7.06%) VB
7 5 (5.88%) C
7 5 (5.88%) Perl
7 5 (5.88%) Python
8 4 (4.71%) Ruby
9 3 (3.53%) Bash Shell
9 3 (3.53%) C++
9 3 (3.53%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.35%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.18%) AWK
11 1 (1.18%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (11.76%) MCSE
1 10 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (10.59%) MCITP
2 9 (10.59%) MCSA
3 7 (8.24%) CISSP
4 5 (5.88%) CISA
4 5 (5.88%) CISM
5 2 (2.35%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.35%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.18%) CCNA
6 1 (1.18%) CCNP
6 1 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.18%) Degree
6 1 (1.18%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (18.82%) PCI DSS
2 15 (17.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (8.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (7.06%) GDPR
4 6 (7.06%) SLA
5 5 (5.88%) COBIT
5 5 (5.88%) ISO 22301
6 2 (2.35%) QA
System Software
1 27 (31.76%) Active Directory
2 25 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (16.47%) Hyper-V
3 14 (16.47%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (11.76%) Terminal Services
4 10 (11.76%) Xen
5 7 (8.24%) vSphere
6 6 (7.06%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (2.35%) Docker
7 2 (2.35%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.18%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 19 (22.35%) Puppet
2 14 (16.47%) Ansible
2 14 (16.47%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (7.06%) vCenter Server
4 4 (4.71%) Backup Exec
4 4 (4.71%) WSUS
5 2 (2.35%) Kubernetes
5 2 (2.35%) Marathon
5 2 (2.35%) Mesos
5 2 (2.35%) Salt
5 2 (2.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (2.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (2.35%) Terraform
Vendors
1 41 (48.24%) Microsoft
2 28 (32.94%) VMware
3 9 (10.59%) Dell
4 8 (9.41%) Red Hat
5 7 (8.24%) Citrix
6 6 (7.06%) Splunk
6 6 (7.06%) Veeam
7 5 (5.88%) F5
7 5 (5.88%) IBM
7 5 (5.88%) LogRhythm
7 5 (5.88%) Sun
8 4 (4.71%) HP
8 4 (4.71%) NetApp
9 3 (3.53%) ATG
9 3 (3.53%) Blue Martini
9 3 (3.53%) Elastic Path
9 3 (3.53%) Sage
9 3 (3.53%) Zend
10 2 (2.35%) Demandware
10 2 (2.35%) hybris