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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 29 20 43
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +23
Permanent jobs citing Linux 15 29 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 4.42% 8.58% 4.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.41% 35.37% 15.83%
Number of salaries quoted 15 25 20
Average salary £42,000 £37,000 £48,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.51% -23.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £49,000 £55,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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
51 82 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 15.04% 24.26% 26.08%
Number of salaries quoted 48 75 121
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £34,500 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £57,500 £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 27 February 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Luton

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 25 (75.76%) Java
2 23 (69.70%) SQL
2 23 (69.70%) J2EE
2 23 (69.70%) Oracle
3 21 (63.64%) UNIX
3 21 (63.64%) Solaris
4 20 (60.61%) Windows
5 16 (48.48%) ITIL
6 15 (45.45%) CSS
6 15 (45.45%) HTML
7 14 (42.42%) WebLogic
7 14 (42.42%) Web Services
7 14 (42.42%) HPUX
7 14 (42.42%) JMS
7 14 (42.42%) MVC
7 14 (42.42%) CSS3
7 14 (42.42%) Performance Tuning
8 12 (36.36%) HTML5
8 12 (36.36%) WebLogic Portal
8 12 (36.36%) OOA/OOD
8 12 (36.36%) OO
8 12 (36.36%) SOA
9 9 (27.27%) SLA
10 8 (24.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 8 (24.24%) Root Cause Analysis
11 7 (21.21%) Problem Management
11 7 (21.21%) FMCG
11 7 (21.21%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (21.21%) Business Continuity
11 7 (21.21%) Retail

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 14 (42.42%) WebLogic
2 12 (36.36%) WebLogic Portal
3 7 (21.21%) Apache
3 7 (21.21%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Office
1 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) TCP/IP
1 5 (15.15%) SAN
2 4 (12.12%) DNS
2 4 (12.12%) DHCP
3 3 (9.09%) iSCSI
4 2 (6.06%) NAS
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (3.03%) MPLS
5 1 (3.03%) Firewall
5 1 (3.03%) IPsec
5 1 (3.03%) VLAN
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (3.03%) HTTP
5 1 (3.03%) ADSL
5 1 (3.03%) WAN
5 1 (3.03%) SMTP
5 1 (3.03%) SSL
5 1 (3.03%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) MySQL
1 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Eclipse
2 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.03%) Subversion
General
1 7 (21.21%) Retail
2 5 (15.15%) Automotive
3 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (48.48%) Applications Support
2 7 (21.21%) Senior Analyst
2 7 (21.21%) Applications Support Analyst
2 7 (21.21%) Analyst
2 7 (21.21%) Support Analyst
2 7 (21.21%) Senior Support Analyst
2 7 (21.21%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) Support Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Applications Support Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Applications Support Specialist
5 3 (9.09%) Applications Specialist
5 3 (9.09%) Support Specialist
6 2 (6.06%) Java Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Technical Support
7 1 (3.03%) DBA
7 1 (3.03%) Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (69.70%) J2EE
2 15 (45.45%) CSS
2 15 (45.45%) HTML
3 14 (42.42%) JMS
3 14 (42.42%) Web Services
3 14 (42.42%) CSS3
4 12 (36.36%) HTML5
5 1 (3.03%) LAMP
5 1 (3.03%) Qt
5 1 (3.03%) XML
5 1 (3.03%) XHTML
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) FMCG
2 1 (3.03%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 21 (63.64%) Solaris
1 21 (63.64%) UNIX
2 20 (60.61%) Windows
3 14 (42.42%) HPUX
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.03%) SUSE
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (48.48%) ITIL
2 14 (42.42%) MVC
2 14 (42.42%) Performance Tuning
3 12 (36.36%) OOA/OOD
3 12 (36.36%) OO
3 12 (36.36%) SOA
4 8 (24.24%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (21.21%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (21.21%) Problem Management
5 7 (21.21%) Project Management
5 7 (21.21%) Change Management
5 7 (21.21%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (21.21%) Business Continuity
6 5 (15.15%) Service Management
7 4 (12.12%) Configuration Management
8 2 (6.06%) Scrum
8 2 (6.06%) Coaching
8 2 (6.06%) Benchmarking
8 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (3.03%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 25 (75.76%) Java
2 23 (69.70%) SQL
3 7 (21.21%) PL/SQL
4 2 (6.06%) C++
4 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (15.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (15.15%) VCP5
3 2 (6.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (27.27%) SLA
2 8 (24.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (12.12%) VMware ESX
3 3 (9.09%) vSphere
3 3 (9.09%) VMware Server
4 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (3.03%) Xen
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.03%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) HP SIM
2 1 (3.03%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 23 (69.70%) Oracle
2 7 (21.21%) HP
3 6 (18.18%) Cisco
3 6 (18.18%) VMware
4 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
5 4 (12.12%) Lumesse
6 3 (9.09%) Dell
7 2 (6.06%) NetApp
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