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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 38 29 6
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -23
Permanent jobs citing Linux 13 26 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 3.86% 6.18% 17.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.77% 24.76% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 13 17 61
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -5.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
88 105 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 26.11% 24.94% 34.66%
Number of salaries quoted 83 81 113
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -5.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £34,100 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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
Salary Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Luton region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Luton

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 7 (43.75%) Git (software)
2 6 (37.50%) C++
2 6 (37.50%) SQL
3 5 (31.25%) MySQL
3 5 (31.25%) HTML
3 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
4 4 (25.00%) Qt
4 4 (25.00%) Eclipse
4 4 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 4 (25.00%) Oracle
4 4 (25.00%) CSS
4 4 (25.00%) UNIX
4 4 (25.00%) UML
4 4 (25.00%) VMware
5 3 (18.75%) Python
5 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
5 3 (18.75%) OOP
5 3 (18.75%) PHP
5 3 (18.75%) MPLS
5 3 (18.75%) LAN
5 3 (18.75%) WAN
5 3 (18.75%) Apache Solr
5 3 (18.75%) Product Management
5 3 (18.75%) Neo4j
5 3 (18.75%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (18.75%) Statistics
5 3 (18.75%) Symfony
6 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 3 (18.75%) Apache Solr
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) MPLS
1 3 (18.75%) LAN
1 3 (18.75%) WAN
2 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.25%) Telnet
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) SSH
2 1 (6.25%) BIG-IP
2 1 (6.25%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) MySQL
2 3 (18.75%) Neo4j
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle9i Database
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
4 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
4 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
4 1 (6.25%) Couchbase
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Git (software)
2 4 (25.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (6.25%) Toad
3 1 (6.25%) HP UFT
3 1 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 4 (25.00%) C++ Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Senior C++ Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Software Developer
3 3 (18.75%) PHP Developer
3 3 (18.75%) C++ Software Developer
3 3 (18.75%) PHP Symfony Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Software Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Web Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Support
4 2 (12.50%) Applications Support
4 2 (12.50%) Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) UNIX Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (12.50%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) HTML
2 4 (25.00%) CSS
2 4 (25.00%) Qt
3 3 (18.75%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (18.75%) Symfony
4 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
2 3 (18.75%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) UNIX
2 2 (12.50%) Solaris
2 2 (12.50%) Android
2 2 (12.50%) Apple iOS
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) UML
2 3 (18.75%) OOP
2 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
2 3 (18.75%) Product Management
3 2 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.25%) Web Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Manual Testing
4 1 (6.25%) V-Model
4 1 (6.25%) Data Security
4 1 (6.25%) Scrum
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.25%) TOGAF
4 1 (6.25%) DevOps
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
4 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) C++
1 6 (37.50%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (18.75%) Python
3 3 (18.75%) PHP
4 2 (12.50%) C
4 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.25%) Perl
5 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) MCSE
1 1 (6.25%) ISEB
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (12.50%) Data Guard
3 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle
2 4 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) F5
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix
3 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint