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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 11 13 4
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Permanent jobs citing Linux 5 1 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kettering 12.50% 3.45% 51.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 10.00% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 16
Average salary £32,500 £28,500 £30,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.03% -7.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £28,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £28,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
10 10 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kettering 25.00% 34.48% 77.42%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 24
Average salary £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £28,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £35,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 21 Related IT Skills in Kettering

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 3 (42.86%) SQL
1 3 (42.86%) ERP
2 2 (28.57%) Logistics
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) PHP5
2 2 (28.57%) C
2 2 (28.57%) C++
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) PHP
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) MySQL
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
2 2 (28.57%) XML
2 2 (28.57%) UNIX
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Kettering by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
General
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Web Developer
2 2 (28.57%) C++ Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) PHP Developer
2 2 (28.57%) PHP Web Developer
2 2 (28.57%) C Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) CSS
1 2 (28.57%) XML
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) UNIX
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ERP
2 2 (28.57%) Logistics
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) OO
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) PHP5
2 2 (28.57%) C
2 2 (28.57%) C++
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree