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

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 19 11 16
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 17 42 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 8.17% 14.48% 11.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.96% 54.55% 46.61%
Number of salaries quoted 17 42 55
Average salary £45,000 £41,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.78% -12.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
46 77 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 22.12% 26.55% 24.23%
Number of salaries quoted 45 75 114
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,900 £37,500 £27,800
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 29 December 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Luton

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 30 (76.92%) Oracle
2 26 (66.67%) SQL
3 19 (48.72%) Java
3 19 (48.72%) UNIX
4 18 (46.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 16 (41.03%) Windows
5 16 (41.03%) Solaris
5 16 (41.03%) Oracle Database
6 14 (35.90%) Root Cause Analysis
6 14 (35.90%) J2EE
7 13 (33.33%) ITIL
7 13 (33.33%) SAN
8 12 (30.77%) PL/SQL
9 11 (28.21%) HTML
9 11 (28.21%) Oracle RMAN
9 11 (28.21%) Oracle RAC
9 11 (28.21%) Oracle Database 11g
9 11 (28.21%) Performance Tuning
9 11 (28.21%) Data Guard
10 9 (23.08%) Business Continuity
10 9 (23.08%) Replication
10 9 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (23.08%) Migration
11 8 (20.51%) VMware
11 8 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (20.51%) Incident Management
11 8 (20.51%) CSS
11 8 (20.51%) Apache
11 8 (20.51%) Configuration Management
11 8 (20.51%) SLA

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 8 (20.51%) Apache
2 7 (17.95%) WebLogic
2 7 (17.95%) WebLogic Portal
3 6 (15.38%) Tomcat
4 4 (10.26%) JBoss
5 3 (7.69%) IIS
6 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.56%) Liferay
6 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
6 1 (2.56%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (20.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (33.33%) SAN
2 8 (20.51%) NAS
3 7 (17.95%) TCP/IP
4 6 (15.38%) DNS
4 6 (15.38%) DHCP
5 5 (12.82%) iSCSI
6 2 (5.13%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (5.13%) DMZ
7 1 (2.56%) Internet
7 1 (2.56%) MPLS
7 1 (2.56%) Firewall
7 1 (2.56%) IPsec
7 1 (2.56%) VLAN
7 1 (2.56%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (2.56%) HTTP
7 1 (2.56%) ADSL
7 1 (2.56%) WAN
7 1 (2.56%) SMTP
7 1 (2.56%) SSL
7 1 (2.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (41.03%) Oracle Database
2 11 (28.21%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (12.82%) Relational Database
4 4 (10.26%) MySQL
4 4 (10.26%) Oracle9i Database
4 4 (10.26%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Eclipse
2 2 (5.13%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.56%) JMeter
3 1 (2.56%) Subversion
3 1 (2.56%) Selenium
General
1 5 (12.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (17.95%) DBA
1 7 (17.95%) Applications Support
1 7 (17.95%) Oracle DBA
2 6 (15.38%) Analyst
3 5 (12.82%) Developer
3 5 (12.82%) Support Analyst
3 5 (12.82%) Administrator
3 5 (12.82%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (12.82%) Senior Support Analyst
3 5 (12.82%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
3 5 (12.82%) Applications Support Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Support Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Solaris Administrator
4 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Java Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Technical Support
6 1 (2.56%) Junior
6 1 (2.56%) Software Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (35.90%) J2EE
2 11 (28.21%) HTML
3 8 (20.51%) CSS
4 7 (17.95%) Web Services
4 7 (17.95%) JMS
4 7 (17.95%) HTML5
4 7 (17.95%) CSS3
5 4 (10.26%) XML
6 1 (2.56%) XHTML
6 1 (2.56%) LAMP
6 1 (2.56%) Qt
6 1 (2.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) Replication
2 7 (17.95%) FMCG
3 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.56%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 19 (48.72%) UNIX
2 16 (41.03%) Windows
2 16 (41.03%) Solaris
3 7 (17.95%) HPUX
3 7 (17.95%) SUSE
3 7 (17.95%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.90%) Root Cause Analysis
2 13 (33.33%) ITIL
3 11 (28.21%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (23.08%) Migration
4 9 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (23.08%) Business Continuity
5 8 (20.51%) Configuration Management
5 8 (20.51%) Incident Management
6 7 (17.95%) Problem Management
6 7 (17.95%) Data Migration
6 7 (17.95%) Performance Engineering
6 7 (17.95%) OOA/OOD
6 7 (17.95%) OO
6 7 (17.95%) MVC
6 7 (17.95%) SOA
6 7 (17.95%) Change Management
7 5 (12.82%) Project Management
7 5 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (10.26%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (10.26%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (66.67%) SQL
2 19 (48.72%) Java
3 12 (30.77%) PL/SQL
4 5 (12.82%) JavaScript
4 5 (12.82%) Shell Script
5 4 (10.26%) AWK
5 4 (10.26%) Korn
5 4 (10.26%) Perl
5 4 (10.26%) C-shell
5 4 (10.26%) Bash Shell
6 2 (5.13%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.56%) C++
7 1 (2.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 7 (17.95%) VCP5
2 5 (12.82%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (5.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (46.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 8 (20.51%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (28.21%) Oracle RMAN
1 11 (28.21%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (15.38%) VMware ESX
4 5 (12.82%) vSphere
5 3 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (7.69%) VMware Server
6 2 (5.13%) VMFS
7 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
7 1 (2.56%) Xen
7 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
7 1 (2.56%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 11 (28.21%) Data Guard
2 4 (10.26%) HP SIM
2 4 (10.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (2.56%) Nagios
Vendors
1 30 (76.92%) Oracle
2 8 (20.51%) Cisco
2 8 (20.51%) VMware
3 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
3 7 (17.95%) HP
4 5 (12.82%) Dell
5 4 (10.26%) NetApp
5 4 (10.26%) Lumesse
6 1 (2.56%) Nimsoft
6 1 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
Luton
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago