The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Engineer
Rank 68 71 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 2 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 0.27% 0.30% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.31% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £40,000 £26,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.94% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Linux Engineer
Northamptonshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northampton region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
720 642 355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 98.09% 95.82% 95.43%
Number of salaries quoted 650 594 334
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux Engineer in the job title across the Northampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Linux Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

Linux Engineer
Salary Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux Engineer across the Northampton region.

Linux Engineer Salary Trend in Northampton

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Northampton region that cited Linux Engineer in their job title 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 with Linux Engineer in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Solr
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) hybris
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) RHCSA
2 1 (50.00%) Replication
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) LPIC
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) Python

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Northampton region that cited Linux Engineer in their job title 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 with Linux Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) LPIC
1 1 (50.00%) RHCSA
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
1 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (50.00%) hybris
1 1 (50.00%) F5