The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kettering region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 10 5 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Permanent jobs citing Linux 2 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kettering 6.90% 12.50% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.00% 62.50% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 0
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
Linux
Northamptonshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kettering region.

Operating Systems Category
Kettering
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
8 8 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kettering 27.59% 20.00% 64.71%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 18
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -8.45%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Kettering

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Kettering region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Kettering

Linux
Salary Trend in Kettering

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Kettering region.

Linux Salary Trend in Kettering

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kettering

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Kettering region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux.

1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Java
3 4 (50.00%) .NET
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) Degree
4 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
4 3 (37.50%) NoSQL
4 3 (37.50%) UNIX
4 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
4 3 (37.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (37.50%) C++
4 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
5 2 (25.00%) C
5 2 (25.00%) XML
5 2 (25.00%) OO
5 2 (25.00%) Logistics
6 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
6 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
6 1 (12.50%) PHP5
6 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
6 1 (12.50%) Android
6 1 (12.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (12.50%) Service Management
6 1 (12.50%) Advertising
6 1 (12.50%) Objective-C
6 1 (12.50%) MCSE
6 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
6 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
6 1 (12.50%) SLA

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Kettering by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Kettering region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) NoSQL
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
General
1 1 (12.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Software Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Solutions Designer
1 3 (37.50%) C++ Software Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Technical Designer
1 3 (37.50%) Designer
2 2 (25.00%) C Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) PHP Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) PHP Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 1 (12.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) MFC
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) UNIX
3 1 (12.50%) Android
3 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
1 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) OO
2 2 (25.00%) Logistics
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management
3 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) C++
3 2 (25.00%) C
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) PHP
4 1 (12.50%) Objective-C
4 1 (12.50%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) MCSE
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (12.50%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft