The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 43 12 16
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 9 57 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 2.26% 14.04% 10.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.68% 44.53% 36.97%
Number of salaries quoted 9 53 36
Average salary £42,000 £41,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.20% -7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £35,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,500 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.89%
Linux
Bedfordshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
71 128 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 17.84% 31.53% 28.40%
Number of salaries quoted 65 116 99
Average salary £40,500 £42,160 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.93% +5.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £35,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Linux
Salary Trend in Luton

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

Linux Salary Trend in Luton

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Luton 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 15 (83.33%) Java
2 13 (72.22%) J2EE
3 12 (66.67%) Oracle
4 11 (61.11%) SQL
4 11 (61.11%) UNIX
4 11 (61.11%) Solaris
5 10 (55.56%) Windows
6 7 (38.89%) HPUX
6 7 (38.89%) CSS
6 7 (38.89%) Web Services
6 7 (38.89%) WebLogic
6 7 (38.89%) HTML
6 7 (38.89%) MVC
6 7 (38.89%) JMS
6 7 (38.89%) CSS3
6 7 (38.89%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (33.33%) ITIL
7 6 (33.33%) SLA
8 5 (27.78%) OOA/OOD
8 5 (27.78%) OO
8 5 (27.78%) SOA
8 5 (27.78%) HP
8 5 (27.78%) WebLogic Portal
8 5 (27.78%) Automotive
8 5 (27.78%) HTML5
9 4 (22.22%) Retail
9 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (22.22%) Project Management
9 4 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (22.22%) Apache

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Luton 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 7 (38.89%) WebLogic
2 5 (27.78%) WebLogic Portal
3 4 (22.22%) Apache
3 4 (22.22%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
4 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Office
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) SAN
2 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.56%) VPN
3 1 (5.56%) DNS
3 1 (5.56%) SSL
3 1 (5.56%) ADSL
3 1 (5.56%) WAN
3 1 (5.56%) SMTP
3 1 (5.56%) DHCP
3 1 (5.56%) HTTP
3 1 (5.56%) MPLS
3 1 (5.56%) Firewall
3 1 (5.56%) IPsec
3 1 (5.56%) VLAN
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (5.56%) iSCSI
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (5.56%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Eclipse
2 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (27.78%) Automotive
2 4 (22.22%) Retail
3 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Applications Support
2 4 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Applications Support Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Senior Support Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Support Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Applications Support Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Applications Support Specialist
3 3 (16.67%) Support Specialist
3 3 (16.67%) Applications Specialist
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.56%) C++ Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Junior Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Project Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (72.22%) J2EE
2 7 (38.89%) CSS
2 7 (38.89%) Web Services
2 7 (38.89%) JMS
2 7 (38.89%) HTML
2 7 (38.89%) CSS3
3 5 (27.78%) HTML5
4 1 (5.56%) Qt
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Solaris
1 11 (61.11%) UNIX
2 10 (55.56%) Windows
3 7 (38.89%) HPUX
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) MVC
1 7 (38.89%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (33.33%) ITIL
3 5 (27.78%) OOA/OOD
3 5 (27.78%) OO
3 5 (27.78%) SOA
4 4 (22.22%) Project Management
4 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 3 (16.67%) Service Management
6 2 (11.11%) Benchmarking
6 2 (11.11%) Coaching
6 2 (11.11%) Scrum
6 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
7 1 (5.56%) UML
Programming Languages
1 15 (83.33%) Java
2 11 (61.11%) SQL
3 3 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 2 (11.11%) C++
5 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (11.11%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) VMware ESX
1 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.11%) vSphere
3 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.56%) Xen
3 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.56%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Oracle
2 5 (27.78%) HP
3 3 (16.67%) Dell
3 3 (16.67%) Cisco
3 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (16.67%) VMware
4 2 (11.11%) Lumesse
4 2 (11.11%) NetApp
Luton, Bedfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago