Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 14 6
Rank change year-on-year -4 -8 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 103 111 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 10.63% 10.67% 19.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.40% 51.63% 53.28%
Number of salaries quoted 55 77 121
Watford median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.78% - -
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £75,250 £78,500 £70,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 291 215 381
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 30.03% 20.67% 35.71%
Number of salaries quoted 213 168 270
Watford median annual salary £40,000 £44,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.11% -1.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £23,100 £26,000 £29,575
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,625 £63,750
Hertfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%

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 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux in Watford

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 62 (60.19%) Windows
2 52 (50.49%) Windows Server
3 50 (48.54%) Microsoft
4 42 (40.78%) Active Directory
5 37 (35.92%) Firewall
6 36 (34.95%) MS Exchange
7 35 (33.98%) ITIL
7 35 (33.98%) VMware
8 34 (33.01%) E-Commerce
9 31 (30.10%) DNS
10 30 (29.13%) VMware Infrastructure
10 30 (29.13%) Windows Server 2008
10 30 (29.13%) Windows Server 2012
11 29 (28.16%) Games
12 28 (27.18%) DHCP
12 28 (27.18%) VPN
13 27 (26.21%) Amazon AWS
14 26 (25.24%) Office 365
14 26 (25.24%) Data Centre
15 25 (24.27%) Microsoft Office
15 25 (24.27%) Information Security
15 25 (24.27%) VMware ESXi
15 25 (24.27%) Skype for Business
16 23 (22.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 22 (21.36%) Java
18 21 (20.39%) Retail
18 21 (20.39%) Mentoring
19 20 (19.42%) Skype
19 20 (19.42%) Remote Desktop
19 20 (19.42%) Terminal Services

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 36 (34.95%) MS Exchange
2 25 (24.27%) Skype for Business
3 17 (16.50%) Apache
4 12 (11.65%) Exchange Server 2007
4 12 (11.65%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (11.65%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (5.83%) WebSphere
6 5 (4.85%) Tomcat
7 4 (3.88%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (3.88%) WordPress
8 3 (2.91%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 3 (2.91%) CMS
8 3 (2.91%) Confluence
8 3 (2.91%) IIS
8 3 (2.91%) MQSeries
8 3 (2.91%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.94%) JBoss
Applications
1 25 (24.27%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (4.85%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 7 (6.80%) Magento
2 5 (4.85%) Sage 200
3 4 (3.88%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 27 (26.21%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (25.24%) Office 365
3 19 (18.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (17.48%) PaaS
5 14 (13.59%) SaaS
6 11 (10.68%) Azure Active Directory
7 6 (5.83%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (4.85%) Mimecast
9 2 (1.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (1.94%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 2 (1.94%) Amazon S3
9 2 (1.94%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (1.94%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (1.94%) GitHub
9 2 (1.94%) IaaS
9 2 (1.94%) Route 53
9 2 (1.94%) Serverless
9 2 (1.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.97%) Akamai
10 1 (0.97%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 37 (35.92%) Firewall
2 31 (30.10%) DNS
3 28 (27.18%) DHCP
3 28 (27.18%) VPN
4 20 (19.42%) Remote Desktop
4 20 (19.42%) Skype
5 16 (15.53%) VLAN
6 15 (14.56%) MPLS
7 14 (13.59%) ISDN
7 14 (13.59%) LAN
7 14 (13.59%) PBX
7 14 (13.59%) TCP/IP
7 14 (13.59%) VoIP
7 14 (13.59%) WAN
8 11 (10.68%) LDAP
9 8 (7.77%) SAN
10 6 (5.83%) HTTP
11 5 (4.85%) Unified Communications
12 4 (3.88%) iSCSI
13 3 (2.91%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.68%) MySQL
2 9 (8.74%) Amazon RDS
2 9 (8.74%) Relational Database
3 8 (7.77%) SQL Server
4 6 (5.83%) DB2
5 5 (4.85%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.91%) Jackrabbit
6 3 (2.91%) Redis
7 2 (1.94%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (7.77%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.88%) Eclipse
2 4 (3.88%) JUnit
2 4 (3.88%) Mockito
2 4 (3.88%) RSpec
3 3 (2.91%) Ant
3 3 (2.91%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.91%) JIRA
3 3 (2.91%) LabVIEW
3 3 (2.91%) Log4j
3 3 (2.91%) Subversion
3 3 (2.91%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 2 (1.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.97%) Bower
5 1 (0.97%) EasyMock
5 1 (0.97%) Grunt
5 1 (0.97%) Maven
5 1 (0.97%) TestFairy
General
1 29 (28.16%) Games
2 21 (20.39%) Retail
3 11 (10.68%) Finance
4 6 (5.83%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.94%) Automotive
5 2 (1.94%) French Language
5 2 (1.94%) German Language
5 2 (1.94%) Swedish Language
6 1 (0.97%) Banking
6 1 (0.97%) Legal
6 1 (0.97%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (25.24%) Developer
2 19 (18.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 17 (16.50%) 3rd Line Support
4 16 (15.53%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 16 (15.53%) Analyst
4 16 (15.53%) Support Engineer
5 12 (11.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 12 (11.65%) Infrastructure Support
6 11 (10.68%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (10.68%) Administrator
7 10 (9.71%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
7 10 (9.71%) Office 365 Engineer
7 10 (9.71%) Support Analyst
8 9 (8.74%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 8 (7.77%) Active Directory Engineer
9 8 (7.77%) Active Directory Support
9 8 (7.77%) Active Directory Support Engineer
10 6 (5.83%) C# Developer
10 6 (5.83%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 6 (5.83%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (15.53%) Web Services
2 9 (8.74%) HTML
2 9 (8.74%) Spring
3 8 (7.77%) AngularJS
3 8 (7.77%) Hibernate
4 7 (6.80%) CSS
4 7 (6.80%) Ruby on Rails
4 7 (6.80%) SOAP
4 7 (6.80%) XHTML
5 5 (4.85%) LAMP
5 5 (4.85%) XML
6 4 (3.88%) Haml
6 4 (3.88%) J2EE
6 4 (3.88%) RESTful
6 4 (3.88%) Sass
6 4 (3.88%) XSL
7 3 (2.91%) EJB
7 3 (2.91%) REST
7 3 (2.91%) Struts
7 3 (2.91%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 26 (25.24%) Data Centre
2 17 (16.50%) Management Information System
3 8 (7.77%) iPhone
4 6 (5.83%) Handset
5 5 (4.85%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.85%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.91%) Acoustics
6 3 (2.91%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.91%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (1.94%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.94%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.94%) Replication
8 1 (0.97%) Contactless
8 1 (0.97%) EMV
8 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.97%) LPAR
8 1 (0.97%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.97%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.97%) Smartcard
8 1 (0.97%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 62 (60.19%) Windows
2 52 (50.49%) Windows Server
3 30 (29.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (29.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (22.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (18.45%) Unix
6 14 (13.59%) Windows 10
6 14 (13.59%) Windows 7
6 14 (13.59%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (10.68%) CentOS
8 9 (8.74%) Mac OS X
9 8 (7.77%) Ubuntu
10 6 (5.83%) Mac OS
10 6 (5.83%) Solaris
11 5 (4.85%) Windows 8
12 4 (3.88%) AIX
13 3 (2.91%) HPUX
14 2 (1.94%) DC/OS
15 1 (0.97%) Android
15 1 (0.97%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (33.98%) ITIL
2 34 (33.01%) E-Commerce
3 25 (24.27%) Information Security
4 21 (20.39%) Mentoring
5 17 (16.50%) DNA
6 14 (13.59%) Coaching
7 12 (11.65%) Open Source
8 11 (10.68%) Identity Access Management
8 11 (10.68%) Identity Management
9 10 (9.71%) Logistics
9 10 (9.71%) Test Automation
10 9 (8.74%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (8.74%) DevOps
10 9 (8.74%) Mobile Device Management
11 8 (7.77%) iOS Development
11 8 (7.77%) MVC
11 8 (7.77%) OO
12 7 (6.80%) SEO
13 6 (5.83%) Business Continuity
13 6 (5.83%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 22 (21.36%) Java
2 17 (16.50%) JavaScript
3 14 (13.59%) SQL
4 13 (12.62%) PowerShell
5 11 (10.68%) C
5 11 (10.68%) C#
5 11 (10.68%) Ruby
6 10 (9.71%) VB
7 9 (8.74%) Python
8 8 (7.77%) C++
8 8 (7.77%) PHP
9 7 (6.80%) Perl
10 5 (4.85%) Bash Shell
11 3 (2.91%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.94%) Go
12 2 (1.94%) Korn
13 1 (0.97%) AWK
13 1 (0.97%) Erlang
13 1 (0.97%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.97%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (7.77%) CISSP
2 6 (5.83%) Degree
3 5 (4.85%) CISA
3 5 (4.85%) CISM
3 5 (4.85%) MCSE
3 5 (4.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.91%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (2.91%) MCSA
4 3 (2.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (1.94%) CCNA
5 2 (1.94%) CCNP
5 2 (1.94%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.94%) Master's Degree
5 2 (1.94%) MCITP
6 1 (0.97%) CCA
6 1 (0.97%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.97%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.74%) PCI DSS
2 8 (7.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (4.85%) COBIT
3 5 (4.85%) GDPR
3 5 (4.85%) ISO 22301
4 3 (2.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.97%) SEPA
5 1 (0.97%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (40.78%) Active Directory
2 30 (29.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (24.27%) VMware ESXi
4 20 (19.42%) Terminal Services
5 18 (17.48%) Hyper-V
6 8 (7.77%) vSphere
7 6 (5.83%) VMware Workstation
8 3 (2.91%) Xen
9 2 (1.94%) Docker
9 2 (1.94%) KVM
9 2 (1.94%) XenServer
10 1 (0.97%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.97%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (17.48%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (14.56%) Ansible
3 14 (13.59%) WSUS
4 12 (11.65%) Puppet
5 6 (5.83%) vCenter Server
6 5 (4.85%) Backup Exec
7 4 (3.88%) Capistrano
7 4 (3.88%) Terraform
8 3 (2.91%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 3 (2.91%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 2 (1.94%) Kubernetes
9 2 (1.94%) Marathon
9 2 (1.94%) Mesos
9 2 (1.94%) Nagios
9 2 (1.94%) Salt
9 2 (1.94%) SCCM
9 2 (1.94%) SCOM
Vendors
1 50 (48.54%) Microsoft
2 35 (33.98%) VMware
3 14 (13.59%) Dell
4 9 (8.74%) Red Hat
5 8 (7.77%) Citrix
5 8 (7.77%) Veeam
6 7 (6.80%) HP
6 7 (6.80%) NetApp
7 6 (5.83%) IBM
7 6 (5.83%) Oracle
7 6 (5.83%) Splunk
8 5 (4.85%) LogRhythm
8 5 (4.85%) Sage
8 5 (4.85%) Zend
9 3 (2.91%) ATG
9 3 (2.91%) Blue Martini
9 3 (2.91%) Elastic Path
9 3 (2.91%) SonicWALL
9 3 (2.91%) Symantec
10 2 (1.94%) hybris