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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 49 20 10
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -10
Permanent jobs citing Linux 3 54 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 0.81% 11.79% 12.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.69% 41.86% 46.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3 53 34
Average salary £76,000 £42,500 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+78.82% -4.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £53,200 £37,100 £26,700
10% offered a salary of more than £78,000 £62,500 £53,900
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
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
64 129 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 17.20% 28.17% 25.71%
Number of salaries quoted 59 105 74
Average salary £37,500 £47,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +13.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £35,000 £24,350
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £54,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

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 2 June 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Luton

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 11 (84.62%) Oracle
2 10 (76.92%) SQL
2 10 (76.92%) Java
2 10 (76.92%) Solaris
2 10 (76.92%) UNIX
3 9 (69.23%) J2EE
4 8 (61.54%) Windows
5 7 (53.85%) HPUX
5 7 (53.85%) JMS
5 7 (53.85%) HTML
5 7 (53.85%) WebLogic
5 7 (53.85%) CSS
5 7 (53.85%) Web Services
5 7 (53.85%) MVC
5 7 (53.85%) CSS3
5 7 (53.85%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (38.46%) HTML5
6 5 (38.46%) Automotive
6 5 (38.46%) ITIL
6 5 (38.46%) OOA/OOD
6 5 (38.46%) OO
6 5 (38.46%) SOA
6 5 (38.46%) WebLogic Portal
7 4 (30.77%) SLA
8 3 (23.08%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (15.38%) Coaching
9 2 (15.38%) Retail
9 2 (15.38%) HP
9 2 (15.38%) MPLS
9 2 (15.38%) Benchmarking

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 (53.85%) WebLogic
2 5 (38.46%) WebLogic Portal
3 2 (15.38%) Apache
3 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
4 1 (7.69%) IIS
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) MPLS
1 2 (15.38%) LAN
1 2 (15.38%) WAN
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle9i Database
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) Couchbase
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
1 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
1 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
General
1 5 (38.46%) Automotive
2 2 (15.38%) Retail
2 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Applications Support
2 4 (30.77%) Support Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Applications Support Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Support Specialist
3 3 (23.08%) Applications Specialist
3 3 (23.08%) Applications Support Specialist
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Support Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Support Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) UNIX Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (7.69%) AWS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) J2EE
2 7 (53.85%) JMS
2 7 (53.85%) HTML
2 7 (53.85%) CSS
2 7 (53.85%) Web Services
2 7 (53.85%) CSS3
3 5 (38.46%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Solaris
1 10 (76.92%) UNIX
2 8 (61.54%) Windows
3 7 (53.85%) HPUX
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) MVC
1 7 (53.85%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (38.46%) ITIL
2 5 (38.46%) OOA/OOD
2 5 (38.46%) OO
2 5 (38.46%) SOA
3 2 (15.38%) Coaching
3 2 (15.38%) Benchmarking
3 2 (15.38%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (15.38%) Service Management
3 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Scrum
4 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) SQL
1 10 (76.92%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) C++
2 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (15.38%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.69%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Data Guard
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) HP
2 2 (15.38%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
3 1 (7.69%) F5
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