Period
to 26 April 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 26 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 17 17
Rank change year-on-year -9 0 -5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 84 110 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 8.81% 10.30% 9.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.21% 40.29% 38.02%
Number of salaries quoted 71 84 53
Watford median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £70,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +15.00% +11.11% +2.27%

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 232 273 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 24.32% 25.56% 24.28%
Number of salaries quoted 201 224 188
Watford median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,500 £24,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £60,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.44% +12.50% -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 26 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Linux in Watford

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 41 (48.81%) Windows
2 36 (42.86%) Unix
3 35 (41.67%) Puppet
3 35 (41.67%) DevOps
4 33 (39.29%) Java
5 31 (36.90%) Microsoft
6 30 (35.71%) Opscode Chef
7 27 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (30.95%) SQL
8 26 (30.95%) Ansible
8 26 (30.95%) Analytical Skills
9 23 (27.38%) Windows Server
9 23 (27.38%) E-Commerce
9 23 (27.38%) Amazon AWS
10 21 (25.00%) JSON
10 21 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
11 20 (23.81%) Jenkins
11 20 (23.81%) Degree
11 20 (23.81%) SaaS
11 20 (23.81%) VMware
12 19 (22.62%) JavaScript
12 19 (22.62%) XML
12 19 (22.62%) Relational Database
13 18 (21.43%) IBM
13 18 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
13 18 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
14 17 (20.24%) SOAP
14 17 (20.24%) Web Services
14 17 (20.24%) J2EE
14 17 (20.24%) DHCP

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 13 (15.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 11 (13.10%) Tomcat
3 10 (11.90%) Apache
3 10 (11.90%) Mule
3 10 (11.90%) Mule ESB
4 9 (10.71%) WebSphere
5 8 (9.52%) CMS
5 8 (9.52%) MQSeries
5 8 (9.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 8 (9.52%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (7.14%) CloudStack
7 5 (5.95%) Oracle Application Server
7 5 (5.95%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (3.57%) Skype for Business
9 2 (2.38%) Confluence
10 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (1.19%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (10.71%) Magento
2 2 (2.38%) BASE24
2 2 (2.38%) Postilion
Cloud Services
1 23 (27.38%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (23.81%) SaaS
3 18 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (13.10%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (11.90%) Google Cloud Platform
6 9 (10.71%) Boomi
7 6 (7.14%) AWS CloudFormation
7 6 (7.14%) Office 365
7 6 (7.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 4 (4.76%) Trello
9 3 (3.57%) Mimecast
10 1 (1.19%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (20.24%) DHCP
1 17 (20.24%) DNS
2 14 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 8 (9.52%) HTTP
3 8 (9.52%) Internet
3 8 (9.52%) Kerberos
4 5 (5.95%) BIG-IP
4 5 (5.95%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 5 (5.95%) Firewall
4 5 (5.95%) VPN
5 3 (3.57%) SAN
5 3 (3.57%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.19%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (22.62%) Relational Database
2 11 (13.10%) SQL Server
3 10 (11.90%) DB2
3 10 (11.90%) NoSQL
4 9 (10.71%) MySQL
5 8 (9.52%) Jackrabbit
5 8 (9.52%) RDBMS
6 4 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (3.57%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (2.38%) Big Data
8 2 (2.38%) Data Mining
8 2 (2.38%) MariaDB
8 2 (2.38%) MongoDB
8 2 (2.38%) Power BI
8 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (2.38%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 20 (23.81%) Jenkins
2 16 (19.05%) JIRA
3 14 (16.67%) Git (software)
4 13 (15.48%) JUnit
4 13 (15.48%) Maven
5 11 (13.10%) SoapUI
6 9 (10.71%) Eclipse
7 8 (9.52%) Ant
7 8 (9.52%) Log4j
7 8 (9.52%) Mockito
7 8 (9.52%) Subversion
7 8 (9.52%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
8 6 (7.14%) LabVIEW
9 5 (5.95%) Cucumber
9 5 (5.95%) Selenium
9 5 (5.95%) WebDriver
10 4 (4.76%) VersionOne
11 1 (1.19%) Rational Team Concert
General
1 15 (17.86%) Finance
2 6 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.76%) Retail
4 2 (2.38%) Banking
4 2 (2.38%) Marketing
5 1 (1.19%) Legal
Job Titles
1 28 (33.33%) Developer
2 18 (21.43%) Cloud Engineer
3 14 (16.67%) Senior Cloud Engineer
4 13 (15.48%) Senior Windows Engineer
4 13 (15.48%) Windows Engineer
5 12 (14.29%) Analyst
5 12 (14.29%) Java Developer
6 10 (11.90%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 10 (11.90%) Systems Engineer
7 9 (10.71%) Windows Systems Engineer
8 7 (8.33%) Senior Developer
9 6 (7.14%) Integration Developer
9 6 (7.14%) Integration Engineer
10 5 (5.95%) AWS DevOps
10 5 (5.95%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 5 (5.95%) AWS Engineer
10 5 (5.95%) DevOps Engineer
10 5 (5.95%) Java WebSphere Developer
10 5 (5.95%) Senior Server Engineer
10 5 (5.95%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (25.00%) JSON
2 19 (22.62%) XML
3 17 (20.24%) J2EE
3 17 (20.24%) SOAP
3 17 (20.24%) Web Services
4 16 (19.05%) REST
5 15 (17.86%) XSD
6 14 (16.67%) Spring
7 12 (14.29%) HTML
8 11 (13.10%) EJB
8 11 (13.10%) JSP
8 11 (13.10%) XSLT
9 10 (11.90%) Apache Camel
9 10 (11.90%) Middleware
10 9 (10.71%) CSS
11 8 (9.52%) JDBC
11 8 (9.52%) JMS
11 8 (9.52%) Servlets
11 8 (9.52%) Struts
11 8 (9.52%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (30.95%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (19.05%) Computer Science
3 14 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 11 (13.10%) Hybrid Cloud
5 10 (11.90%) Self-Motivation
6 7 (8.33%) Private Cloud
7 6 (7.14%) Acoustics
7 6 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
7 6 (7.14%) Public Cloud
8 2 (2.38%) CCTV
8 2 (2.38%) Client/Server
8 2 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (2.38%) Mainframe
9 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 41 (48.81%) Windows
2 36 (42.86%) Unix
3 23 (27.38%) Windows Server
4 11 (13.10%) HPUX
4 11 (13.10%) Solaris
5 7 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (7.14%) Windows 7
6 6 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (5.95%) Windows 10
7 5 (5.95%) Windows 8
8 3 (3.57%) Mac OS X
9 2 (2.38%) AIX
9 2 (2.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (41.67%) DevOps
2 27 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (27.38%) E-Commerce
4 21 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
5 16 (19.05%) ITIL
6 15 (17.86%) Scrum
7 14 (16.67%) Analytical Thinking
7 14 (16.67%) Project Management
8 13 (15.48%) ITIL V3
8 13 (15.48%) Open Source
8 13 (15.48%) Test Automation
9 11 (13.10%) Configuration Management
10 10 (11.90%) Agile Project Management
10 10 (11.90%) Coaching
10 10 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (11.90%) Mentoring
10 10 (11.90%) TDD
11 9 (10.71%) SOA
12 8 (9.52%) Identity Management
12 8 (9.52%) UML
Programming Languages
1 33 (39.29%) Java
2 26 (30.95%) SQL
3 19 (22.62%) JavaScript
4 14 (16.67%) Bash Shell
5 13 (15.48%) PowerShell
6 12 (14.29%) Perl
7 8 (9.52%) PHP
8 6 (7.14%) C++
8 6 (7.14%) Python
9 5 (5.95%) Java 8
9 5 (5.95%) Ruby
9 5 (5.95%) Shell Script
10 4 (4.76%) XPath
10 4 (4.76%) XQuery
11 2 (2.38%) C#
11 2 (2.38%) VB.NET
11 2 (2.38%) VBA
11 2 (2.38%) VBScript
12 1 (1.19%) Go
12 1 (1.19%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 20 (23.81%) Degree
2 15 (17.86%) MCSE
2 15 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (16.67%) MCSA
4 13 (15.48%) MCITP
5 6 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (2.38%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.38%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.19%) CCNA
7 1 (1.19%) CCNP
7 1 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 14 (16.67%) PCI DSS
2 10 (11.90%) GCP
3 8 (9.52%) QA
4 5 (5.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (5.95%) SLA
5 1 (1.19%) GDPR
System Software
1 18 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (16.67%) Xen
3 7 (8.33%) Active Directory
3 7 (8.33%) Hyper-V
4 6 (7.14%) Docker
5 3 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 35 (41.67%) Puppet
2 30 (35.71%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (30.95%) Ansible
4 10 (11.90%) Terraform
5 4 (4.76%) CA Service Virtualization
6 3 (3.57%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 31 (36.90%) Microsoft
2 20 (23.81%) VMware
3 18 (21.43%) IBM
4 12 (14.29%) Dell
4 12 (14.29%) Oracle
5 10 (11.90%) Google
5 10 (11.90%) WSO2
6 9 (10.71%) MuleSoft
6 9 (10.71%) Talend
6 9 (10.71%) TIBCO
6 9 (10.71%) webMethods
7 8 (9.52%) ATG
7 8 (9.52%) Blue Martini
7 8 (9.52%) Demandware
7 8 (9.52%) Elastic Path
7 8 (9.52%) hybris
7 8 (9.52%) SnapLogic
8 5 (5.95%) Citrix
8 5 (5.95%) F5
8 5 (5.95%) Sun