The first table below looks at the demand 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Luton region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 25 7 15
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +8
Permanent jobs citing Linux 34 51 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 7.38% 15.22% 12.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 31.48% 49.51% 44.34%
Number of salaries quoted 25 50 47
Average salary £42,000 £44,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.61% +11.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,700 £34,900 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,750 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Operating Systems Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
108 103 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 23.43% 30.75% 28.19%
Number of salaries quoted 80 93 103
Average salary £42,500 £44,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.49% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Linux
Bedfordshire

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 August 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Luton

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 62 (68.13%) Oracle
2 49 (53.85%) SQL
3 37 (40.66%) Windows
4 36 (39.56%) Oracle Database
5 32 (35.16%) Oracle RAC
5 32 (35.16%) Oracle Database 11g
5 32 (35.16%) Data Guard
5 32 (35.16%) Oracle RMAN
6 31 (34.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 30 (32.97%) Migration
7 30 (32.97%) SQL Server
8 28 (30.77%) Incident Management
9 26 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
10 25 (27.47%) JavaScript
10 25 (27.47%) UNIX
11 24 (26.37%) VMware
12 23 (25.27%) SAN
12 23 (25.27%) Java
12 23 (25.27%) Degree
13 22 (24.18%) Replication
14 20 (21.98%) SUSE
14 20 (21.98%) Perl
14 20 (21.98%) PL/SQL
14 20 (21.98%) IIS
14 20 (21.98%) Data Migration
14 20 (21.98%) Oracle Linux
15 19 (20.88%) Relational Database
15 19 (20.88%) Software Engineering
15 19 (20.88%) TCP/IP
16 18 (19.78%) Computer Science

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 20 (21.98%) IIS
2 8 (8.79%) ColdFusion
2 8 (8.79%) Apache
3 2 (2.20%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.10%) Liferay
4 1 (1.10%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (1.10%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.20%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (13.19%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (25.27%) SAN
2 19 (20.88%) TCP/IP
3 15 (16.48%) NAS
4 13 (14.29%) LAN
5 12 (13.19%) WAN
5 12 (13.19%) MPLS
5 12 (13.19%) BIG-IP
5 12 (13.19%) Firewall
6 10 (10.99%) iSCSI
7 7 (7.69%) Fibre Channel
8 6 (6.59%) DHCP
8 6 (6.59%) DNS
9 3 (3.30%) DMZ
10 1 (1.10%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (39.56%) Oracle Database
2 32 (35.16%) Oracle Database 11g
3 30 (32.97%) SQL Server
4 19 (20.88%) Relational Database
5 13 (14.29%) MySQL
6 11 (12.09%) RDBMS
6 11 (12.09%) Oracle9i Database
7 8 (8.79%) DB2
8 5 (5.49%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (4.40%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (3.30%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 5 (5.49%) Selenium
2 4 (4.40%) Selenium IDE
2 4 (4.40%) WebDriver
3 3 (3.30%) TeamCity
3 3 (3.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.30%) MSBuild
3 3 (3.30%) Subversion
3 3 (3.30%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.10%) JMeter
4 1 (1.10%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.10%) JUnit
General
1 5 (5.49%) Automotive
2 1 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 20 (21.98%) DBA
2 18 (19.78%) Administrator
3 17 (18.68%) Software Engineer
4 15 (16.48%) Oracle DBA
5 11 (12.09%) Developer
5 11 (12.09%) Support Engineer
6 10 (10.99%) Java Developer
6 10 (10.99%) Java Software Engineer
7 9 (9.89%) Software Support Engineer
8 8 (8.79%) UNIX Administrator
8 8 (8.79%) VMware Engineer
9 6 (6.59%) Account Manager
9 6 (6.59%) Technical Account Manager
9 6 (6.59%) Technical Manager
10 5 (5.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 4 (4.40%) QA Engineer
11 4 (4.40%) Solaris Administrator
11 4 (4.40%) QA Leader
12 3 (3.30%) Release Manager
12 3 (3.30%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.29%) jQuery
1 13 (14.29%) XML
2 12 (13.19%) HTML
3 11 (12.09%) JSP
4 10 (10.99%) .NET
5 9 (9.89%) Java EE
5 9 (9.89%) Ajax
5 9 (9.89%) Struts
5 9 (9.89%) Web Services
6 8 (8.79%) JSF
6 8 (8.79%) ICEfaces
7 5 (5.49%) Middleware
8 4 (4.40%) CSS
8 4 (4.40%) LAMP
9 2 (2.20%) EJB
9 2 (2.20%) Servlets
9 2 (2.20%) XSL
9 2 (2.20%) XHTML
9 2 (2.20%) Hibernate
10 1 (1.10%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 22 (24.18%) Replication
2 18 (19.78%) Computer Science
3 15 (16.48%) Statistics
4 9 (9.89%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.10%) Open Source
5 1 (1.10%) HP Superdome
5 1 (1.10%) Wiki
5 1 (1.10%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.10%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.10%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 37 (40.66%) Windows
2 25 (27.47%) UNIX
3 20 (21.98%) SUSE
3 20 (21.98%) Oracle Linux
4 13 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (14.29%) Solaris
5 9 (9.89%) AIX
6 4 (4.40%) Android
6 4 (4.40%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.10%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.10%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (32.97%) Migration
2 28 (30.77%) Incident Management
3 26 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
4 20 (21.98%) Data Migration
5 19 (20.88%) Software Engineering
6 16 (17.58%) ITIL
7 15 (16.48%) Performance Engineering
8 13 (14.29%) Configuration Management
9 12 (13.19%) Capacity Planning
9 12 (13.19%) Performance Tuning
10 11 (12.09%) Service Delivery
11 10 (10.99%) PRINCE2
12 8 (8.79%) OO
12 8 (8.79%) ETL
12 8 (8.79%) Web Development
13 7 (7.69%) Project Management
14 5 (5.49%) Continuous Improvement
14 5 (5.49%) Agile Software Development
14 5 (5.49%) Validation
15 4 (4.40%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 49 (53.85%) SQL
2 25 (27.47%) JavaScript
3 23 (25.27%) Java
4 20 (21.98%) Perl
4 20 (21.98%) PL/SQL
5 13 (14.29%) Shell Script
6 12 (13.19%) AWK
6 12 (13.19%) Korn
6 12 (13.19%) Bash Shell
7 11 (12.09%) C-shell
8 7 (7.69%) PHP
9 6 (6.59%) PowerShell
10 5 (5.49%) C#
11 1 (1.10%) C++
11 1 (1.10%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (25.27%) Degree
2 11 (12.09%) VCP5
2 11 (12.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 10 (10.99%) MCSE
3 10 (10.99%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (10.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 10 (10.99%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (5.49%) PMP
5 1 (1.10%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (34.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 10 (10.99%) SLA
3 4 (4.40%) QA
System Software
1 32 (35.16%) Oracle RAC
1 32 (35.16%) Oracle RMAN
2 11 (12.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (9.89%) vSphere
4 7 (7.69%) VMware Server
5 4 (4.40%) VMware ESX
6 3 (3.30%) VMFS
7 2 (2.20%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.10%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (1.10%) PowerHA
8 1 (1.10%) KVM
8 1 (1.10%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 32 (35.16%) Data Guard
2 12 (13.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 10 (10.99%) HP SIM
4 5 (5.49%) Oracle Statspack
5 1 (1.10%) Puppet
5 1 (1.10%) Nagios
5 1 (1.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 62 (68.13%) Oracle
2 24 (26.37%) VMware
3 13 (14.29%) JBoss
4 12 (13.19%) CheckPoint
4 12 (13.19%) F5
5 11 (12.09%) HP
6 9 (9.89%) Red Hat
7 8 (8.79%) Sunopsis
8 7 (7.69%) Microsoft
8 7 (7.69%) Cisco
9 5 (5.49%) Siebel
10 4 (4.40%) NetApp
11 3 (3.30%) Dell
12 1 (1.10%) Trapeze
12 1 (1.10%) Nimsoft
12 1 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (1.10%) Symantec
12 1 (1.10%) IBM
12 1 (1.10%) Sun
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