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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 23 35 23
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -12
Permanent jobs citing Linux 14 9 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 6.51% 3.33% 7.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.92% 32.14% 37.10%
Number of salaries quoted 14 9 22
Average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £36,600 £34,550
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £49,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
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
52 28 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 24.19% 10.37% 20.60%
Number of salaries quoted 47 26 59
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 5 February 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Luton

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 16 (53.33%) MySQL
1 16 (53.33%) Unix
2 15 (50.00%) Windows
2 15 (50.00%) Oracle
3 13 (43.33%) ITIL
4 12 (40.00%) SLA
5 11 (36.67%) Apache
5 11 (36.67%) Tomcat
5 11 (36.67%) OOP
5 11 (36.67%) IIS
6 10 (33.33%) Shell Script
6 10 (33.33%) JBoss
7 8 (26.67%) Python
8 6 (20.00%) Apache Solr
8 6 (20.00%) Git (software)
8 6 (20.00%) Product Management
8 6 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
8 6 (20.00%) Neo4j
8 6 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (20.00%) DevOps
8 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (20.00%) Computer Science
8 6 (20.00%) Symfony
8 6 (20.00%) Performance Management
8 6 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (20.00%) Red Hat
8 6 (20.00%) J2EE
8 6 (20.00%) Java
8 6 (20.00%) PHP
9 5 (16.67%) SOAP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 11 (36.67%) Apache
1 11 (36.67%) IIS
1 11 (36.67%) Tomcat
2 10 (33.33%) JBoss
3 6 (20.00%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) BIG-IP
1 2 (6.67%) Firewall
2 1 (3.33%) PuTTY
2 1 (3.33%) SSH
2 1 (3.33%) Telnet
2 1 (3.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (53.33%) MySQL
2 6 (20.00%) Neo4j
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (16.67%) Artifactory
2 5 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 5 (16.67%) Sonatype Nexus
2 5 (16.67%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.33%) HP UFT
3 1 (3.33%) JIRA
3 1 (3.33%) Toad
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
1 4 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Automotive
3 1 (3.33%) Electronics
3 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (56.67%) Analyst
2 12 (40.00%) Senior Analyst
3 11 (36.67%) Applications Support
3 11 (36.67%) Applications Support Analyst
3 11 (36.67%) Support Analyst
4 7 (23.33%) Developer
4 7 (23.33%) Senior Applications Support
4 7 (23.33%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
4 7 (23.33%) Senior IT Support
4 7 (23.33%) Senior Support Analyst
5 6 (20.00%) PHP Developer
5 6 (20.00%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 6 (20.00%) Symfony Developer
6 5 (16.67%) PHP Web Developer
6 5 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
6 5 (16.67%) Software Analyst
6 5 (16.67%) Software Engineer
6 5 (16.67%) Web Developer
7 4 (13.33%) Support Engineer
7 4 (13.33%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) J2EE
1 6 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
1 6 (20.00%) Symfony
2 5 (16.67%) JSON
2 5 (16.67%) RESTful
2 5 (16.67%) SOAP
2 5 (16.67%) Web Services
2 5 (16.67%) WSDL
3 1 (3.33%) HTML
3 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (53.33%) Unix
2 15 (50.00%) Windows
3 6 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.33%) Solaris
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) ITIL
2 11 (36.67%) OOP
3 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (20.00%) DevOps
3 6 (20.00%) Performance Management
3 6 (20.00%) Product Management
4 5 (16.67%) BDD
4 5 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (16.67%) SDLC
4 5 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 5 (16.67%) TDD
5 4 (13.33%) Change Management
5 4 (13.33%) Service Delivery
5 4 (13.33%) TOGAF
6 2 (6.67%) Data Security
6 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce
6 2 (6.67%) Presales
6 2 (6.67%) Project Management
6 2 (6.67%) Software Licensing
6 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 8 (26.67%) Python
3 6 (20.00%) Java
3 6 (20.00%) PHP
4 4 (13.33%) Perl
4 4 (13.33%) PowerShell
5 2 (6.67%) Bash Shell
5 2 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) ISEB
1 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (50.00%) Oracle
2 6 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 5 (16.67%) VMware
4 4 (13.33%) Cisco
4 4 (13.33%) Citrix
4 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.67%) HP
5 2 (6.67%) hybris
6 1 (3.33%) Avaya
6 1 (3.33%) Dell
6 1 (3.33%) SAP
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