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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 22 12
Rank change year-on-year 0 -10  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 42 42 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 7.47% 7.17% 16.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.81% 29.17% 43.68%
Number of salaries quoted 29 18 57
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £72,500 £57,500
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 128 144 190
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 22.78% 24.57% 37.77%
Number of salaries quoted 104 102 145
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,550 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
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 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux in Watford

Linux
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 64 (52.89%) Unix
2 60 (49.59%) Java
3 52 (42.98%) SQL
4 50 (41.32%) Windows
5 45 (37.19%) Finance
6 44 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
7 41 (33.88%) Microsoft
8 38 (31.40%) ITIL
8 38 (31.40%) C#
9 33 (27.27%) TDD
10 32 (26.45%) Selenium
10 32 (26.45%) Windows Server
11 30 (24.79%) HP UFT
12 29 (23.97%) Python
13 28 (23.14%) Shell Script
13 28 (23.14%) Functional Testing
14 27 (22.31%) Scrum
15 26 (21.49%) MySQL
16 24 (19.83%) Oracle
16 24 (19.83%) Solaris
16 24 (19.83%) QA
17 23 (19.01%) MS Office
18 22 (18.18%) WebSphere
19 21 (17.36%) Firewall
20 20 (16.53%) VMware
20 20 (16.53%) Active Directory
20 20 (16.53%) DHCP
20 20 (16.53%) DNS
20 20 (16.53%) Automation Testing
20 20 (16.53%) BDD

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 22 (18.18%) WebSphere
2 18 (14.88%) Skype for Business
3 15 (12.40%) MS Exchange
4 14 (11.57%) Tomcat
4 14 (11.57%) WebLogic
5 11 (9.09%) JBoss
6 8 (6.61%) Confluence
7 7 (5.79%) Apache
8 6 (4.96%) IIS
9 4 (3.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 4 (3.31%) CMS
9 4 (3.31%) MQSeries
10 3 (2.48%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (1.65%) WordPress
12 1 (0.83%) Drupal
Applications
1 23 (19.01%) MS Office
2 13 (10.74%) MS Excel
3 5 (4.13%) SOLIDWORKS
4 4 (3.31%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 17 (14.05%) Magento
2 5 (4.13%) Sage 200
3 2 (1.65%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 19 (15.70%) Office 365
2 12 (9.92%) PaaS
3 8 (6.61%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (6.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (6.61%) Mimecast
4 6 (4.96%) IaaS
5 2 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (17.36%) Firewall
2 20 (16.53%) DHCP
2 20 (16.53%) DNS
3 19 (15.70%) VPN
4 12 (9.92%) Remote Desktop
4 12 (9.92%) SAN
5 11 (9.09%) FTP
6 9 (7.44%) ISDN
6 9 (7.44%) LAN
6 9 (7.44%) MPLS
6 9 (7.44%) PBX
6 9 (7.44%) Unified Communications
6 9 (7.44%) VLAN
6 9 (7.44%) VoIP
7 8 (6.61%) WAN
8 7 (5.79%) Internet
9 6 (4.96%) TCP/IP
10 5 (4.13%) HTTP
11 2 (1.65%) Ethernet
11 2 (1.65%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (21.49%) MySQL
2 12 (9.92%) SQL Server
3 11 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 10 (8.26%) RDBMS
5 8 (6.61%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (3.31%) Jackrabbit
6 4 (3.31%) MongoDB
6 4 (3.31%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (2.48%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (1.65%) DB2
9 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 32 (26.45%) Selenium
2 30 (24.79%) HP UFT
3 18 (14.88%) Git (software)
4 17 (14.05%) JIRA
5 16 (13.22%) WebDriver
6 14 (11.57%) JUnit
7 13 (10.74%) Maven
8 8 (6.61%) Cucumber
9 7 (5.79%) Eclipse
9 7 (5.79%) SoapUI
10 6 (4.96%) Jenkins
11 5 (4.13%) Subversion
12 4 (3.31%) Ant
12 4 (3.31%) Log4j
12 4 (3.31%) Mockito
12 4 (3.31%) Talend Open Studio
12 4 (3.31%) Visual Studio
13 1 (0.83%) ClearQuest
13 1 (0.83%) JMeter
13 1 (0.83%) LoadRunner
General
1 45 (37.19%) Finance
2 12 (9.92%) Retail
3 6 (4.96%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.48%) Banking
5 2 (1.65%) Electronics
6 1 (0.83%) Billing
6 1 (0.83%) Games
6 1 (0.83%) Legal
6 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 51 (42.15%) Analyst
2 28 (23.14%) Test Analyst
3 23 (19.01%) Developer
4 15 (12.40%) 3rd Line Support
5 14 (11.57%) Automation Test Analyst
5 14 (11.57%) Linux Support
5 14 (11.57%) Support Analyst
6 13 (10.74%) QA Analyst
6 13 (10.74%) QA Test Analyst
7 12 (9.92%) Unix Analyst
8 11 (9.09%) Operational Support Analyst
8 11 (9.09%) Operations Analyst
8 11 (9.09%) Operations Support Analyst
8 11 (9.09%) SQL Analyst
8 11 (9.09%) SQL Support Analyst
8 11 (9.09%) Unix Support
8 11 (9.09%) Unix Support Analyst
9 10 (8.26%) Java Developer
10 8 (6.61%) Support Engineer
10 8 (6.61%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (15.70%) Spring
2 15 (12.40%) Hibernate
2 15 (12.40%) JDBC
2 15 (12.40%) Web Services
3 14 (11.57%) SOAP
3 14 (11.57%) XML
4 13 (10.74%) Middleware
5 12 (9.92%) REST
6 10 (8.26%) AngularJS
6 10 (8.26%) JSON
6 10 (8.26%) RESTful
7 9 (7.44%) Ajax
8 8 (6.61%) CSS
8 8 (6.61%) GWT
8 8 (6.61%) HTML
8 8 (6.61%) Java EE
8 8 (6.61%) Ruby on Rails
9 7 (5.79%) Gherkin
9 7 (5.79%) J2EE
10 6 (4.96%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.53%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (9.92%) Data Centre
3 6 (4.96%) DataPower
4 5 (4.13%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.48%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (2.48%) Handset
6 2 (1.65%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.83%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.83%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.83%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 64 (52.89%) Unix
2 50 (41.32%) Windows
3 32 (26.45%) Windows Server
4 24 (19.83%) Solaris
5 19 (15.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (14.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (9.92%) Mac OS X
8 11 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (6.61%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (5.79%) AIX
11 6 (4.96%) Windows 7
12 5 (4.13%) Windows 10
13 4 (3.31%) HPUX
13 4 (3.31%) OpenVMS
14 2 (1.65%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (31.40%) ITIL
3 33 (27.27%) TDD
4 28 (23.14%) Functional Testing
5 27 (22.31%) Scrum
6 20 (16.53%) Automation Testing
6 20 (16.53%) BDD
7 19 (15.70%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (13.22%) Regression Testing
8 16 (13.22%) Test Scripting
9 15 (12.40%) E-Commerce
10 14 (11.57%) SOA
11 13 (10.74%) Mentoring
11 13 (10.74%) Problem Management
12 11 (9.09%) UML
13 10 (8.26%) Automated Testing
13 10 (8.26%) OO
13 10 (8.26%) Test Automation
14 9 (7.44%) OOD
14 9 (7.44%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 60 (49.59%) Java
2 52 (42.98%) SQL
3 38 (31.40%) C#
4 29 (23.97%) Python
5 28 (23.14%) Shell Script
6 17 (14.05%) C
7 15 (12.40%) PHP
8 13 (10.74%) JavaScript
8 13 (10.74%) Perl
9 12 (9.92%) Bash Shell
10 11 (9.09%) C++
11 9 (7.44%) VB
12 8 (6.61%) Ruby
13 5 (4.13%) VB.NET
14 2 (1.65%) Embedded C
14 2 (1.65%) T-SQL
14 2 (1.65%) XPath
15 1 (0.83%) Assembly Language
15 1 (0.83%) AWK
15 1 (0.83%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (10.74%) Degree
2 1 (0.83%) CCNA
2 1 (0.83%) CCNP
2 1 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (0.83%) JNCIA
2 1 (0.83%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (19.83%) QA
2 1 (0.83%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.83%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (16.53%) Active Directory
2 19 (15.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (13.22%) Hyper-V
4 11 (9.09%) Terminal Services
5 10 (8.26%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (6.61%) VMware ESX
7 3 (2.48%) VMware Workstation
7 3 (2.48%) vSphere
8 2 (1.65%) Firmware
9 1 (0.83%) Docker
9 1 (0.83%) Samba
Systems Management
1 8 (6.61%) Backup Exec
2 5 (4.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 5 (4.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (1.65%) Ansible
3 2 (1.65%) Capistrano
3 2 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 41 (33.88%) Microsoft
2 24 (19.83%) Oracle
3 20 (16.53%) VMware
4 19 (15.70%) IBM
5 13 (10.74%) Dell
6 12 (9.92%) NetApp
7 9 (7.44%) Citrix
7 9 (7.44%) HP
8 8 (6.61%) Atlassian
8 8 (6.61%) CheckPoint
8 8 (6.61%) Cisco
8 8 (6.61%) Veeam
9 5 (4.13%) Sage
9 5 (4.13%) SonicWALL
9 5 (4.13%) Sun
9 5 (4.13%) Symantec
10 4 (3.31%) ATG
10 4 (3.31%) Blue Martini
10 4 (3.31%) Sybase
10 4 (3.31%) Talend
Watford, Hertfordshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + good range of benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £62000 Per Annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Hiring People
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Competitive salary + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago