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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 41 28 6
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -22
Permanent jobs citing Linux 11 36 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 2.81% 7.71% 15.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.22% 32.43% 50.50%
Number of salaries quoted 11 27 50
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -4.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £37,800 £33,900
10% offered a salary of more than £78,500 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%
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
90 111 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 23.02% 23.77% 29.88%
Number of salaries quoted 87 82 91
Average salary £37,500 £47,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.21% +5.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 31 July 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Luton

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 12 (60.00%) SQL
2 11 (55.00%) Oracle
2 11 (55.00%) HTML
2 11 (55.00%) CSS
3 10 (50.00%) UNIX
3 10 (50.00%) Solaris
4 9 (45.00%) Java
5 8 (40.00%) J2EE
5 8 (40.00%) Windows
6 7 (35.00%) HPUX
6 7 (35.00%) Web Services
6 7 (35.00%) WebLogic
6 7 (35.00%) C++
6 7 (35.00%) JMS
6 7 (35.00%) MVC
6 7 (35.00%) CSS3
6 7 (35.00%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (25.00%) HTML5
7 5 (25.00%) Automotive
7 5 (25.00%) SOA
7 5 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
7 5 (25.00%) OO
7 5 (25.00%) WebLogic Portal
8 4 (20.00%) Shell Script
8 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 4 (20.00%) Eclipse
8 4 (20.00%) ITIL
8 4 (20.00%) UML
8 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
8 4 (20.00%) Qt

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (35.00%) WebLogic
2 5 (25.00%) WebLogic Portal
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (5.00%) IIS
4 1 (5.00%) Apache
4 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) LAN
1 3 (15.00%) WAN
1 3 (15.00%) MPLS
2 1 (5.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) BIG-IP
2 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle9i Database
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (10.00%) MySQL
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.00%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Eclipse
1 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (25.00%) Automotive
2 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Applications Support
2 5 (25.00%) Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) C++ Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Senior C++ Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Applications Support Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) C++ Software Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Software Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Applications Support Specialist
4 3 (15.00%) Support Specialist
4 3 (15.00%) Applications Specialist
4 3 (15.00%) Software Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Software Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Support
5 2 (10.00%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (55.00%) CSS
1 11 (55.00%) HTML
2 8 (40.00%) J2EE
3 7 (35.00%) CSS3
3 7 (35.00%) Web Services
3 7 (35.00%) JMS
4 5 (25.00%) HTML5
5 4 (20.00%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Statistics
2 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) UNIX
1 10 (50.00%) Solaris
2 8 (40.00%) Windows
3 7 (35.00%) HPUX
4 2 (10.00%) Android
4 2 (10.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) MVC
1 7 (35.00%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
2 5 (25.00%) OO
2 5 (25.00%) SOA
3 4 (20.00%) ITIL
3 4 (20.00%) UML
4 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (10.00%) Coaching
5 2 (10.00%) Benchmarking
6 1 (5.00%) Project Management
6 1 (5.00%) Service Management
6 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.00%) Scrum
6 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
6 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) SQL
2 9 (45.00%) Java
3 7 (35.00%) C++
4 4 (20.00%) Shell Script
5 2 (10.00%) C
5 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) MCSE
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (10.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Oracle
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.00%) VMware
4 2 (10.00%) HP
5 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.00%) F5
Luton, Bedfordshire
Poole and Partners
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum plus c.£10,000 shift allowances
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