The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 22 22 27
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 49 35 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 8.58% 7.26% 7.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.27% 23.18% 30.09%
Number of salaries quoted 49 32 32
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £30,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +2.56%
Linux
Northamptonshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northampton region.

Operating Systems Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
143 151 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 25.04% 31.33% 24.89%
Number of salaries quoted 138 131 111
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £49,900
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 27 January 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Northampton

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 83 (70.94%) Apache
2 74 (63.25%) MySQL
3 72 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
4 64 (54.70%) Tomcat
5 60 (51.28%) Windows
6 56 (47.86%) Java
7 55 (47.01%) Cisco
8 49 (41.88%) SAN
8 49 (41.88%) LAN
8 49 (41.88%) WAN
9 36 (30.77%) Oracle
9 36 (30.77%) Open Source
10 33 (28.21%) JavaScript
11 28 (23.93%) Red Hat
12 27 (23.08%) OpenStack
12 27 (23.08%) Google
13 26 (22.22%) Google Apps
14 25 (21.37%) Software Engineering
14 25 (21.37%) Degree
14 25 (21.37%) J2EE
14 25 (21.37%) Struts
15 24 (20.51%) Sun
15 24 (20.51%) Sun Certification
15 24 (20.51%) Computer Science
15 24 (20.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 21 (17.95%) Project Management
17 20 (17.09%) Citrix
18 19 (16.24%) Microsoft
18 19 (16.24%) PHP
18 19 (16.24%) Hyper-V

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 83 (70.94%) Apache
2 64 (54.70%) Tomcat
3 27 (23.08%) OpenStack
4 4 (3.42%) WordPress
4 4 (3.42%) Apache Solr
5 3 (2.56%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.85%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.85%) Lync
6 1 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 13 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 26 (22.22%) Google Apps
2 3 (2.56%) IaaS
2 3 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (41.88%) LAN
1 49 (41.88%) WAN
1 49 (41.88%) SAN
2 1 (0.85%) Network Security
2 1 (0.85%) NetScaler
2 1 (0.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (63.25%) MySQL
2 4 (3.42%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.71%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.85%) DB2
Development Applications
1 15 (12.82%) JUnit
2 1 (0.85%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 1 (0.85%) Jenkins
General
1 17 (14.53%) Finance
2 10 (8.55%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.27%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.56%) Banking
5 2 (1.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (35.04%) Developer
2 28 (23.93%) Designer
3 26 (22.22%) Java Developer
4 25 (21.37%) Infrastructure Designer
5 24 (20.51%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 24 (20.51%) J2EE Developer
6 22 (18.80%) Analyst
7 14 (11.97%) Support Analyst
8 11 (9.40%) Architect
8 11 (9.40%) PHP Developer
8 11 (9.40%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 10 (8.55%) Software Support Analyst
9 10 (8.55%) Infrastructure Architect
10 9 (7.69%) Developer Analyst
10 9 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
10 9 (7.69%) Administrator
11 8 (6.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 7 (5.98%) Server Analyst
13 5 (4.27%) Support Engineer
14 4 (3.42%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (21.37%) J2EE
1 25 (21.37%) Struts
2 17 (14.53%) Web Services
3 16 (13.68%) XML
3 16 (13.68%) JSP
3 16 (13.68%) jQuery
4 15 (12.82%) Servlets
4 15 (12.82%) EJB
4 15 (12.82%) CSS
4 15 (12.82%) HTML
5 10 (8.55%) Spring
6 9 (7.69%) LAMP
6 9 (7.69%) Hibernate
7 5 (4.27%) Ajax
8 1 (0.85%) Java EE
8 1 (0.85%) Spring MVC
8 1 (0.85%) JPA
8 1 (0.85%) JavaBeans
Miscellaneous
1 36 (30.77%) Open Source
2 24 (20.51%) Computer Science
3 16 (13.68%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.71%) User Experience
5 1 (0.85%) Clustering
5 1 (0.85%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 60 (51.28%) Windows
2 24 (20.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 18 (15.38%) UNIX
4 6 (5.13%) CentOS
5 2 (1.71%) AIX
6 1 (0.85%) Solaris
6 1 (0.85%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (21.37%) Software Engineering
3 21 (17.95%) Project Management
4 18 (15.38%) Agile Project Management
5 15 (12.82%) Web Development
5 15 (12.82%) Unit Testing
6 13 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
7 12 (10.26%) MVC
8 11 (9.40%) OO
8 11 (9.40%) OO PHP
9 6 (5.13%) E-Commerce
10 4 (3.42%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (3.42%) Mentoring
11 3 (2.56%) Risk Management
11 3 (2.56%) Enterprise Architecture
12 2 (1.71%) DevOps
12 2 (1.71%) ITIL
13 1 (0.85%) High Availability
13 1 (0.85%) Continuous Integration
13 1 (0.85%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 56 (47.86%) Java
2 33 (28.21%) JavaScript
3 19 (16.24%) PHP
4 15 (12.82%) SQL
4 15 (12.82%) PowerShell
5 11 (9.40%) PHP5
5 11 (9.40%) PHP4
6 3 (2.56%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.71%) Ruby
7 2 (1.71%) Python
7 2 (1.71%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.85%) Delphi
8 1 (0.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 25 (21.37%) Degree
2 24 (20.51%) Sun Certification
3 9 (7.69%) OCPJP
3 9 (7.69%) OCMJD
4 3 (2.56%) CISM
4 3 (2.56%) CISSP
System Software
1 19 (16.24%) Hyper-V
2 15 (12.82%) XenServer
3 5 (4.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.27%) XenApp
4 3 (2.56%) vSphere
5 2 (1.71%) Cronacle
6 1 (0.85%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.85%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (1.71%) WSUS
2 1 (0.85%) SCOM
2 1 (0.85%) Puppet
2 1 (0.85%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.85%) Ansible
2 1 (0.85%) Nagios
Vendors
1 55 (47.01%) Cisco
2 36 (30.77%) Oracle
3 28 (23.93%) Red Hat
4 27 (23.08%) Google
5 24 (20.51%) Sun
6 20 (17.09%) Citrix
7 19 (16.24%) Microsoft
8 17 (14.53%) HP
9 15 (12.82%) IBM
10 8 (6.84%) VMware
11 7 (5.98%) hybris
12 4 (3.42%) Adobe
13 3 (2.56%) NetApp
14 2 (1.71%) F5
14 2 (1.71%) Brocade
15 1 (0.85%) Sybase
15 1 (0.85%) SAP
Northampton, Northamptonshire
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Optima Connections
Salary: Bonus + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum Bonus + Bens
Posted: 7 days ago