The first table below looks at the demand for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Northampton region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 15 18 31
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +13
Permanent jobs citing Linux 72 41 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 11.29% 10.28% 5.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.73% 37.27% 22.61%
Number of salaries quoted 59 33 24
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £23,400 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £40,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Operating Systems Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
220 110 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 34.48% 27.57% 23.66%
Number of salaries quoted 203 100 103
Average salary £35,000 £32,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,250 £21,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,400 £52,400 £40,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Linux
Northamptonshire

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Northampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

Linux
Salary Trend in Northampton

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

Linux Salary Trend in Northampton

Linux
Salary Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Northampton

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 55 (50.00%) MySQL
2 52 (47.27%) Windows
3 48 (43.64%) Apache
4 45 (40.91%) Tomcat
5 44 (40.00%) Java
6 42 (38.18%) WAN
7 41 (37.27%) Agile Software Development
8 39 (35.45%) LAN
9 35 (31.82%) SAN
9 35 (31.82%) Oracle
9 35 (31.82%) Open Source
10 34 (30.91%) Cisco
11 28 (25.45%) SaaS
11 28 (25.45%) IaaS
12 27 (24.55%) Degree
13 26 (23.64%) Computer Science
14 22 (20.00%) JavaScript
15 21 (19.09%) Project Management
15 21 (19.09%) Software Engineering
15 21 (19.09%) Agile Project Management
16 19 (17.27%) Google Apps
16 19 (17.27%) Google
17 17 (15.45%) Sun Certification
17 17 (15.45%) PHP
17 17 (15.45%) J2EE
17 17 (15.45%) Struts
17 17 (15.45%) Sun
17 17 (15.45%) jQuery
18 16 (14.55%) Microsoft
19 15 (13.64%) XML

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 48 (43.64%) Apache
2 45 (40.91%) Tomcat
3 15 (13.64%) OpenStack
4 5 (4.55%) Mule
5 3 (2.73%) IIS
5 3 (2.73%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 8 (7.27%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.73%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 28 (25.45%) SaaS
1 28 (25.45%) IaaS
2 19 (17.27%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 42 (38.18%) WAN
2 39 (35.45%) LAN
3 35 (31.82%) SAN
4 3 (2.73%) Firewall
4 3 (2.73%) RTP
4 3 (2.73%) Internet
4 3 (2.73%) Network Security
5 2 (1.82%) HSRP
5 2 (1.82%) Cisco PIX
5 2 (1.82%) OSPF
5 2 (1.82%) BGP
5 2 (1.82%) Broadband
5 2 (1.82%) VoIP
5 2 (1.82%) VPN
6 1 (0.91%) DNS
6 1 (0.91%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.91%) PBX
6 1 (0.91%) Intranet
6 1 (0.91%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.91%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (50.00%) MySQL
2 7 (6.36%) Relational Database
3 6 (5.45%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.64%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.73%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (10.91%) JUnit
2 11 (10.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 9 (8.18%) Subversion
4 5 (4.55%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.73%) GNU Toolchain
6 1 (0.91%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.91%) Flash Builder
6 1 (0.91%) Redmine
General
1 15 (13.64%) Marketing
2 14 (12.73%) Finance
3 12 (10.91%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.55%) Retail
5 1 (0.91%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 38 (34.55%) Developer
2 27 (24.55%) Designer
3 25 (22.73%) Infrastructure Designer
4 18 (16.36%) Java Developer
5 17 (15.45%) J2EE Developer
5 17 (15.45%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 13 (11.82%) Analyst
7 8 (7.27%) Junior
7 8 (7.27%) Junior Developer
7 8 (7.27%) PHP Developer
8 7 (6.36%) Network Designer
8 7 (6.36%) Support Analyst
9 6 (5.45%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 6 (5.45%) Linux Administrator
9 6 (5.45%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 6 (5.45%) Linux Engineer
9 6 (5.45%) Systems Administrator
9 6 (5.45%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (5.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (5.45%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (15.45%) J2EE
1 17 (15.45%) Struts
1 17 (15.45%) jQuery
2 15 (13.64%) XML
2 15 (13.64%) HTML
2 15 (13.64%) CSS
3 12 (10.91%) JSP
3 12 (10.91%) EJB
3 12 (10.91%) Web Services
4 10 (9.09%) Servlets
5 8 (7.27%) WF
6 5 (4.55%) XHTML
6 5 (4.55%) Hibernate
6 5 (4.55%) Spring
7 4 (3.64%) Ajax
8 3 (2.73%) GStreamer
9 2 (1.82%) LAMP
10 1 (0.91%) SOAP
10 1 (0.91%) Flash
10 1 (0.91%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 35 (31.82%) Open Source
2 26 (23.64%) Computer Science
3 15 (13.64%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (7.27%) NHS
4 8 (7.27%) BBC
5 3 (2.73%) Device Driver
6 2 (1.82%) LPAR
6 2 (1.82%) Firmware
7 1 (0.91%) Replication
7 1 (0.91%) EPoS
7 1 (0.91%) EFTPOS
7 1 (0.91%) Smartcard
7 1 (0.91%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.91%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 52 (47.27%) Windows
2 12 (10.91%) UNIX
3 10 (9.09%) CentOS
4 6 (5.45%) AIX
5 5 (4.55%) Fedora
6 4 (3.64%) Embedded Linux
6 4 (3.64%) HPUX
7 2 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (37.27%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (19.09%) Project Management
2 21 (19.09%) Software Engineering
2 21 (19.09%) Agile Project Management
3 12 (10.91%) Unit Testing
3 12 (10.91%) Web Development
4 10 (9.09%) OO
5 9 (8.18%) OO PHP
6 8 (7.27%) Online Marketing
7 7 (6.36%) Network Design
8 5 (4.55%) MVC
9 4 (3.64%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (3.64%) Logistics
10 3 (2.73%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (2.73%) Migration
10 3 (2.73%) Time Management
10 3 (2.73%) Data Migration
10 3 (2.73%) Embedded Software Development
11 2 (1.82%) Database Security
11 2 (1.82%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 44 (40.00%) Java
2 22 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 17 (15.45%) PHP
4 14 (12.73%) SQL
5 8 (7.27%) C
6 6 (5.45%) PowerShell
7 5 (4.55%) PHP5
7 5 (4.55%) Bash Shell
8 4 (3.64%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.73%) C#
9 3 (2.73%) C++
9 3 (2.73%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.73%) Python
10 2 (1.82%) C-shell
10 2 (1.82%) Embedded C
10 2 (1.82%) Perl
11 1 (0.91%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.91%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.91%) Groovy
11 1 (0.91%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 27 (24.55%) Degree
2 17 (15.45%) Sun Certification
3 8 (7.27%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (7.27%) CCNA
4 5 (4.55%) CCIE
4 5 (4.55%) CCNP
4 5 (4.55%) OCPJP
4 5 (4.55%) OCMJD
5 4 (3.64%) RHCE
6 3 (2.73%) PhD
7 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.82%) Postgraduate
7 2 (1.82%) MCSE
8 1 (0.91%) MCDST
8 1 (0.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.73%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (7.27%) Hyper-V
1 8 (7.27%) XenServer
2 6 (5.45%) XenApp
2 6 (5.45%) Squid
3 4 (3.64%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (3.64%) Tivoli
1 4 (3.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (1.82%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 35 (31.82%) Oracle
2 34 (30.91%) Cisco
3 19 (17.27%) Google
4 17 (15.45%) Sun
5 16 (14.55%) Microsoft
6 15 (13.64%) hybris
7 12 (10.91%) Citrix
8 10 (9.09%) HP
9 9 (8.18%) Red Hat
10 8 (7.27%) JBoss
11 6 (5.45%) IBM
12 5 (4.55%) VMware
12 5 (4.55%) Zend
13 3 (2.73%) Razor Risk
14 2 (1.82%) F5
14 2 (1.82%) Fortinet
14 2 (1.82%) Juniper
15 1 (0.91%) Adobe
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Salary: £35,000 to £40,000
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Posted: 8 days ago
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Barclays Corporate
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago