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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 27 6 11
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 18 63 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 6.32% 18.48% 16.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.57% 59.43% 60.17%
Number of salaries quoted 18 63 71
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
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
63 106 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 22.11% 31.09% 27.44%
Number of salaries quoted 54 105 114
Average salary £41,250 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,350 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £55,000 £50,000
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 28 November 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Luton

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 37 (86.05%) Oracle
2 29 (67.44%) SQL
3 24 (55.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 23 (53.49%) Oracle Database
5 21 (48.84%) UNIX
6 20 (46.51%) Root Cause Analysis
7 19 (44.19%) Solaris
8 18 (41.86%) Windows
9 17 (39.53%) Oracle RMAN
9 17 (39.53%) Oracle RAC
9 17 (39.53%) Oracle Database 11g
9 17 (39.53%) Data Guard
10 15 (34.88%) Java
10 15 (34.88%) SAN
11 14 (32.56%) ITIL
11 14 (32.56%) PL/SQL
11 14 (32.56%) Performance Tuning
12 13 (30.23%) Incident Management
13 12 (27.91%) Migration
13 12 (27.91%) Replication
14 11 (25.58%) HTML
14 11 (25.58%) J2EE
15 10 (23.26%) VMware
15 10 (23.26%) SUSE
15 10 (23.26%) Data Migration
15 10 (23.26%) Performance Engineering
15 10 (23.26%) Oracle Linux
15 10 (23.26%) NAS
16 9 (20.93%) Disaster Recovery
16 9 (20.93%) Business Continuity

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 7 (16.28%) Apache
1 7 (16.28%) WebLogic
1 7 (16.28%) WebLogic Portal
2 5 (11.63%) IIS
2 5 (11.63%) Tomcat
3 4 (9.30%) JBoss
4 1 (2.33%) Liferay
4 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.33%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 8 (18.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (34.88%) SAN
2 10 (23.26%) NAS
3 9 (20.93%) TCP/IP
4 5 (11.63%) DNS
4 5 (11.63%) DHCP
5 4 (9.30%) iSCSI
6 2 (4.65%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (4.65%) LAN
6 2 (4.65%) WAN
6 2 (4.65%) DMZ
6 2 (4.65%) MPLS
6 2 (4.65%) Firewall
6 2 (4.65%) BIG-IP
7 1 (2.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (53.49%) Oracle Database
2 17 (39.53%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (16.28%) Relational Database
3 7 (16.28%) Oracle9i Database
3 7 (16.28%) RDBMS
4 4 (9.30%) MySQL
4 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) JMeter
1 1 (2.33%) Subversion
1 1 (2.33%) Selenium
1 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (9.30%) Retail
2 1 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (23.26%) DBA
1 10 (23.26%) Oracle DBA
2 8 (18.60%) Administrator
3 6 (13.95%) Applications Support
4 5 (11.63%) Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Support Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Applications Support Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Solaris Administrator
5 4 (9.30%) Senior Support Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Support Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) UNIX Administrator
7 2 (4.65%) Technical Account Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Technical Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Account Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (25.58%) J2EE
1 11 (25.58%) HTML
2 8 (18.60%) CSS
3 7 (16.28%) Web Services
3 7 (16.28%) JMS
3 7 (16.28%) HTML5
3 7 (16.28%) CSS3
4 4 (9.30%) XML
5 1 (2.33%) XHTML
5 1 (2.33%) LAMP
5 1 (2.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.91%) Replication
2 7 (16.28%) FMCG
3 3 (6.98%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.65%) Statistics
5 1 (2.33%) HACMP
5 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.33%) Wiki
5 1 (2.33%) HP Superdome
Operating Systems
1 21 (48.84%) UNIX
2 19 (44.19%) Solaris
3 18 (41.86%) Windows
4 10 (23.26%) SUSE
4 10 (23.26%) Oracle Linux
5 8 (18.60%) HPUX
6 3 (6.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.33%) AIX
7 1 (2.33%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (46.51%) Root Cause Analysis
2 14 (32.56%) Performance Tuning
2 14 (32.56%) ITIL
3 13 (30.23%) Incident Management
4 12 (27.91%) Migration
5 10 (23.26%) Data Migration
5 10 (23.26%) Performance Engineering
6 9 (20.93%) Business Continuity
6 9 (20.93%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (18.60%) Configuration Management
8 7 (16.28%) OOA/OOD
8 7 (16.28%) OO
8 7 (16.28%) MVC
8 7 (16.28%) SOA
8 7 (16.28%) Change Management
8 7 (16.28%) Capacity Planning
8 7 (16.28%) Problem Management
9 4 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (9.30%) Project Management
10 3 (6.98%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (67.44%) SQL
2 15 (34.88%) Java
3 14 (32.56%) PL/SQL
4 7 (16.28%) Perl
4 7 (16.28%) Shell Script
4 7 (16.28%) AWK
4 7 (16.28%) Korn
4 7 (16.28%) C-shell
4 7 (16.28%) Bash Shell
5 4 (9.30%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (16.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 7 (16.28%) VCP5
2 6 (13.95%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (6.98%) Degree
4 2 (4.65%) MCSE
4 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (55.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 7 (16.28%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (39.53%) Oracle RMAN
1 17 (39.53%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (13.95%) vSphere
4 5 (11.63%) VMware ESX
5 3 (6.98%) VMware Server
6 2 (4.65%) VMFS
6 2 (4.65%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.33%) PowerHA
7 1 (2.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 17 (39.53%) Data Guard
2 7 (16.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (9.30%) HP SIM
4 1 (2.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (2.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 37 (86.05%) Oracle
2 10 (23.26%) VMware
3 7 (16.28%) Cisco
3 7 (16.28%) HP
4 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
5 4 (9.30%) Dell
5 4 (9.30%) NetApp
5 4 (9.30%) Lumesse
6 2 (4.65%) F5
6 2 (4.65%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (2.33%) Symantec
7 1 (2.33%) Nimsoft
7 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.33%) Sun
7 1 (2.33%) IBM
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