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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Engineer
Rank 66 - 60
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 2 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 0.30% - 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% - 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £26,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
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
630 352 435
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 95.31% 95.39% 97.97%
Number of salaries quoted 582 333 396
Average salary £36,500 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 24 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Apache
2 3 (60.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 3 (60.00%) Open Source
2 3 (60.00%) SaaS
2 3 (60.00%) MySQL
2 3 (60.00%) IaaS
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (40.00%) XenApp
3 2 (40.00%) XenServer
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 3 (60.00%) Apache
1 3 (60.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) SaaS
1 3 (60.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) LAN
1 3 (60.00%) WAN
1 3 (60.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) MySQL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (40.00%) XenApp
1 2 (40.00%) XenServer
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix