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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 25 7 13
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +6
Permanent jobs citing Linux 28 62 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 6.71% 17.27% 14.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.17% 49.21% 43.97%
Number of salaries quoted 19 62 62
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 £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £54,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
107 126 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 25.66% 35.10% 32.41%
Number of salaries quoted 85 117 124
Average salary £42,000 £44,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.61% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,600 £30,000 £34,800
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 2 September 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Luton

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 57 (69.51%) Oracle
2 48 (58.54%) SQL
3 35 (42.68%) Windows
4 31 (37.80%) Oracle Database
5 28 (34.15%) Incident Management
5 28 (34.15%) SQL Server
6 26 (31.71%) Root Cause Analysis
7 25 (30.49%) Oracle RAC
7 25 (30.49%) Oracle Database 11g
7 25 (30.49%) Data Guard
7 25 (30.49%) JavaScript
7 25 (30.49%) Oracle RMAN
8 24 (29.27%) Migration
8 24 (29.27%) VMware
8 24 (29.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 23 (28.05%) SAN
10 22 (26.83%) UNIX
11 21 (25.61%) Java
12 20 (24.39%) IIS
13 19 (23.17%) TCP/IP
14 18 (21.95%) Replication
15 17 (20.73%) PL/SQL
15 17 (20.73%) Software Engineering
16 16 (19.51%) Data Migration
16 16 (19.51%) Oracle Linux
16 16 (19.51%) Perl
16 16 (19.51%) SUSE
17 15 (18.29%) HTML
17 15 (18.29%) XML
17 15 (18.29%) ITIL

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (24.39%) IIS
2 9 (10.98%) Apache
3 8 (9.76%) ColdFusion
4 2 (2.44%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (1.22%) Liferay
Applications
1 2 (2.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (14.63%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (28.05%) SAN
2 19 (23.17%) TCP/IP
3 15 (18.29%) NAS
4 13 (15.85%) LAN
5 12 (14.63%) WAN
5 12 (14.63%) MPLS
5 12 (14.63%) Firewall
5 12 (14.63%) BIG-IP
6 10 (12.20%) iSCSI
7 7 (8.54%) Fibre Channel
8 6 (7.32%) DHCP
8 6 (7.32%) DNS
9 3 (3.66%) DMZ
10 1 (1.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (37.80%) Oracle Database
2 28 (34.15%) SQL Server
3 25 (30.49%) Oracle Database 11g
4 14 (17.07%) Relational Database
5 13 (15.85%) MySQL
6 8 (9.76%) Oracle9i Database
6 8 (9.76%) RDBMS
7 6 (7.32%) DB2
8 4 (4.88%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (3.66%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 5 (6.10%) Selenium
2 4 (4.88%) Subversion
2 4 (4.88%) WebDriver
2 4 (4.88%) Selenium IDE
3 3 (3.66%) MSBuild
3 3 (3.66%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.66%) TeamCity
3 3 (3.66%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.22%) JMeter
4 1 (1.22%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (2.44%) Automotive
2 1 (1.22%) Retail
2 1 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 16 (19.51%) DBA
2 15 (18.29%) Software Engineer
2 15 (18.29%) Oracle DBA
3 14 (17.07%) Support Engineer
4 11 (13.41%) Administrator
5 10 (12.20%) Developer
5 10 (12.20%) Java Developer
6 9 (10.98%) Software Support Engineer
7 8 (9.76%) Java Software Engineer
7 8 (9.76%) VMware Engineer
8 6 (7.32%) Technical Account Manager
8 6 (7.32%) Technical Manager
8 6 (7.32%) Account Manager
9 5 (6.10%) UNIX Administrator
9 5 (6.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (4.88%) QA Engineer
10 4 (4.88%) Solaris Administrator
10 4 (4.88%) QA Leader
11 3 (3.66%) Release Manager
11 3 (3.66%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (18.29%) HTML
1 15 (18.29%) XML
2 10 (12.20%) jQuery
3 8 (9.76%) .NET
3 8 (9.76%) JSP
4 6 (7.32%) Struts
4 6 (7.32%) Web Services
4 6 (7.32%) JSF
4 6 (7.32%) Ajax
4 6 (7.32%) Java EE
4 6 (7.32%) ICEfaces
5 5 (6.10%) LAMP
5 5 (6.10%) CSS
6 3 (3.66%) XHTML
6 3 (3.66%) Middleware
7 2 (2.44%) XSL
7 2 (2.44%) Hibernate
7 2 (2.44%) EJB
7 2 (2.44%) Servlets
8 1 (1.22%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 18 (21.95%) Replication
2 11 (13.41%) Statistics
3 10 (12.20%) Computer Science
4 6 (7.32%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.22%) HACMP
5 1 (1.22%) Wiki
5 1 (1.22%) HP Superdome
Operating Systems
1 35 (42.68%) Windows
2 22 (26.83%) UNIX
3 16 (19.51%) SUSE
3 16 (19.51%) Oracle Linux
4 13 (15.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (15.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (15.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (13.41%) Solaris
6 7 (8.54%) AIX
7 4 (4.88%) Android
7 4 (4.88%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.22%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.22%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (34.15%) Incident Management
2 26 (31.71%) Root Cause Analysis
3 24 (29.27%) Migration
4 17 (20.73%) Software Engineering
5 16 (19.51%) Data Migration
6 15 (18.29%) ITIL
6 15 (18.29%) Performance Engineering
7 11 (13.41%) Service Delivery
8 10 (12.20%) Configuration Management
8 10 (12.20%) PRINCE2
9 9 (10.98%) Capacity Planning
9 9 (10.98%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (7.32%) Web Development
10 6 (7.32%) OO
10 6 (7.32%) Project Management
10 6 (7.32%) ETL
11 4 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (4.88%) MVC
11 4 (4.88%) Automated Testing
11 4 (4.88%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (58.54%) SQL
2 25 (30.49%) JavaScript
3 21 (25.61%) Java
4 17 (20.73%) PL/SQL
5 16 (19.51%) Perl
6 9 (10.98%) Shell Script
6 9 (10.98%) AWK
6 9 (10.98%) Korn
6 9 (10.98%) Bash Shell
7 8 (9.76%) C-shell
8 7 (8.54%) PHP
9 6 (7.32%) PowerShell
10 4 (4.88%) C#
11 1 (1.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (15.85%) Degree
2 11 (13.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 11 (13.41%) VCP5
2 11 (13.41%) ITIL Certification
3 10 (12.20%) MCSE
3 10 (12.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (12.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (3.66%) PMP
5 1 (1.22%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (29.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 13 (15.85%) SLA
3 4 (4.88%) QA
System Software
1 25 (30.49%) Oracle RMAN
1 25 (30.49%) Oracle RAC
2 11 (13.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (10.98%) vSphere
4 7 (8.54%) VMware Server
5 4 (4.88%) VMware ESX
6 3 (3.66%) VMFS
7 2 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.22%) PowerHA
8 1 (1.22%) Active Directory
8 1 (1.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 25 (30.49%) Data Guard
2 10 (12.20%) HP SIM
3 9 (10.98%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.22%) Nagios
4 1 (1.22%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 57 (69.51%) Oracle
2 24 (29.27%) VMware
3 12 (14.63%) F5
3 12 (14.63%) CheckPoint
3 12 (14.63%) JBoss
4 11 (13.41%) HP
5 7 (8.54%) Microsoft
5 7 (8.54%) Cisco
5 7 (8.54%) Red Hat
6 6 (7.32%) Sunopsis
7 4 (4.88%) NetApp
8 3 (3.66%) Siebel
8 3 (3.66%) Dell
9 1 (1.22%) Sun
9 1 (1.22%) IBM
9 1 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.22%) Symantec
9 1 (1.22%) Nimsoft
9 1 (1.22%) Lumesse
Luton, Bedfordshire
Lumesse
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago