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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 17 15 19
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 67 71 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 10.86% 11.20% 10.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.33% 32.72% 37.27%
Number of salaries quoted 64 58 33
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £29,250 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £49,700 £49,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +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
201 217 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 32.58% 34.23% 27.57%
Number of salaries quoted 190 200 100
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,250 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,100 £40,250 £49,000
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 17 April 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Northampton

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 69 (62.16%) MySQL
1 69 (62.16%) Windows
2 68 (61.26%) Apache
3 65 (58.56%) Tomcat
4 62 (55.86%) Cisco
5 59 (53.15%) SAN
6 58 (52.25%) Agile Software Development
7 51 (45.95%) WAN
7 51 (45.95%) LAN
8 48 (43.24%) Java
9 37 (33.33%) Oracle
10 34 (30.63%) Open Source
11 30 (27.03%) Hyper-V
12 29 (26.13%) Red Hat
13 26 (23.42%) Microsoft
13 26 (23.42%) Citrix
14 25 (22.52%) HP
15 24 (21.62%) Project Management
16 23 (20.72%) Google Apps
16 23 (20.72%) OpenStack
17 22 (19.82%) Google
17 22 (19.82%) JavaScript
18 21 (18.92%) IBM
18 21 (18.92%) XenServer
18 21 (18.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 19 (17.12%) Capacity Planning
19 19 (17.12%) Finance
20 18 (16.22%) SQL
20 18 (16.22%) Software Engineering
20 18 (16.22%) PowerShell

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 68 (61.26%) Apache
2 65 (58.56%) Tomcat
3 23 (20.72%) OpenStack
4 9 (8.11%) Apache Solr
5 4 (3.60%) WordPress
6 2 (1.80%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.90%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.90%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.90%) Lync
7 1 (0.90%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.90%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (9.91%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 23 (20.72%) Google Apps
2 4 (3.60%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.80%) SaaS
3 2 (1.80%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 59 (53.15%) SAN
2 51 (45.95%) LAN
2 51 (45.95%) WAN
3 7 (6.31%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (1.80%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (1.80%) Firewall
5 2 (1.80%) Network Security
6 1 (0.90%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (0.90%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.90%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (0.90%) SSL
6 1 (0.90%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (62.16%) MySQL
2 12 (10.81%) SQL Server
3 10 (9.01%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.90%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 4 (3.60%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.70%) JUnit
2 3 (2.70%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.90%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.90%) Subversion
General
1 19 (17.12%) Finance
2 3 (2.70%) Electronics
3 2 (1.80%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.80%) Banking
3 2 (1.80%) Retail
4 1 (0.90%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 26 (23.42%) Analyst
2 23 (20.72%) Developer
3 21 (18.92%) Infrastructure Designer
3 21 (18.92%) Designer
4 19 (17.12%) Server Analyst
5 16 (14.41%) Java Developer
6 15 (13.51%) Support Analyst
7 12 (10.81%) Architect
7 12 (10.81%) Administrator
8 11 (9.91%) Infrastructure Architect
9 10 (9.01%) Server Support Analyst
9 10 (9.01%) Server Support
9 10 (9.01%) Systems Administrator
10 9 (8.11%) Storage Analyst
11 8 (7.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 5 (4.50%) J2EE Developer
12 5 (4.50%) Systems Engineer
12 5 (4.50%) Software Engineer
12 5 (4.50%) Web Developer
12 5 (4.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (14.41%) Web Services
2 15 (13.51%) J2EE
3 13 (11.71%) Spring
4 11 (9.91%) Servlets
4 11 (9.91%) JPA
5 10 (9.01%) Java EE
5 10 (9.01%) Spring MVC
6 8 (7.21%) HTML
6 8 (7.21%) CSS
7 6 (5.41%) Struts
7 6 (5.41%) LAMP
8 4 (3.60%) XML
8 4 (3.60%) JSP
9 3 (2.70%) EJB
9 3 (2.70%) Hibernate
10 2 (1.80%) Ajax
10 2 (1.80%) Laravel
11 1 (0.90%) jQuery
11 1 (0.90%) OAuth
11 1 (0.90%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 34 (30.63%) Open Source
2 15 (13.51%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (7.21%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.70%) Mathematics
4 3 (2.70%) Physics
5 2 (1.80%) LPAR
6 1 (0.90%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.90%) Kindle
6 1 (0.90%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.90%) Clustering
6 1 (0.90%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 69 (62.16%) Windows
2 21 (18.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (10.81%) UNIX
4 10 (9.01%) CentOS
5 7 (6.31%) AIX
6 5 (4.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (4.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.80%) HPUX
7 2 (1.80%) Solaris
7 2 (1.80%) IRIX
8 1 (0.90%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (52.25%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (21.62%) Project Management
3 19 (17.12%) Capacity Planning
4 18 (16.22%) Software Engineering
5 16 (14.41%) Agile Project Management
6 13 (11.71%) E-Commerce
7 12 (10.81%) Disaster Recovery
8 11 (9.91%) MVC
8 11 (9.91%) Mentoring
9 4 (3.60%) Web Development
9 4 (3.60%) Scrum
10 3 (2.70%) TDD
10 3 (2.70%) Performance Analysis
10 3 (2.70%) Unit Testing
11 2 (1.80%) Load Balancing
11 2 (1.80%) Quality Management
12 1 (0.90%) Risk Management
12 1 (0.90%) ERP
12 1 (0.90%) ITIL
12 1 (0.90%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 48 (43.24%) Java
2 22 (19.82%) JavaScript
3 18 (16.22%) SQL
3 18 (16.22%) PowerShell
4 9 (8.11%) PHP
5 4 (3.60%) Python
5 4 (3.60%) Shell Script
6 3 (2.70%) C#
6 3 (2.70%) C++
7 1 (0.90%) Perl
7 1 (0.90%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.90%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (8.11%) Degree
2 5 (4.50%) Sun Certification
3 3 (2.70%) PhD
4 2 (1.80%) CCNP
4 2 (1.80%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.80%) OCPJP
4 2 (1.80%) OCMJD
4 2 (1.80%) LPIC
5 1 (0.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.90%) CISM
5 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.90%) MCSE
5 1 (0.90%) MCSA
5 1 (0.90%) CCNA
5 1 (0.90%) CCDP
5 1 (0.90%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.60%) ISO 9000
2 3 (2.70%) SLA
3 2 (1.80%) BS7799
4 1 (0.90%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 30 (27.03%) Hyper-V
2 21 (18.92%) XenServer
3 6 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.70%) vSphere
5 2 (1.80%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.80%) Cronacle
5 2 (1.80%) PowerHA
6 1 (0.90%) KVM
6 1 (0.90%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (1.80%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (1.80%) WSUS
2 1 (0.90%) SCOM
2 1 (0.90%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (0.90%) Nagios
Vendors
1 62 (55.86%) Cisco
2 37 (33.33%) Oracle
3 29 (26.13%) Red Hat
4 26 (23.42%) Citrix
4 26 (23.42%) Microsoft
5 25 (22.52%) HP
6 22 (19.82%) Google
7 21 (18.92%) IBM
8 12 (10.81%) VMware
9 10 (9.01%) Sybase
10 9 (8.11%) hybris
11 6 (5.41%) F5
12 5 (4.50%) Sun
13 4 (3.60%) NetApp
13 4 (3.60%) Adobe
14 2 (1.80%) Dell
14 2 (1.80%) Brocade
15 1 (0.90%) Juniper
15 1 (0.90%) Cognizant
15 1 (0.90%) EMC
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + car, bonus, medical, good pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £23,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: up to £50000 per annum + car + 15% bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Northampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + car, bonus, medical, good pension
Posted: 26 days ago