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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 15 21 30
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +9
Permanent jobs citing Linux 77 33 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 11.98% 9.54% 6.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.53% 33.33% 30.11%
Number of salaries quoted 75 31 22
Average salary £37,500 £44,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.77% +46.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £57,500 £37,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,736
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -0.60%
Operating Systems Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
190 99 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 29.55% 28.61% 21.18%
Number of salaries quoted 183 92 83
Average salary £33,500 £31,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.06% -8.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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 25 July 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Northampton

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 75 (50.34%) MySQL
2 74 (49.66%) Apache
3 62 (41.61%) Java
4 60 (40.27%) Agile Software Development
5 56 (37.58%) Tomcat
6 54 (36.24%) Windows
7 47 (31.54%) Oracle
8 46 (30.87%) JavaScript
9 43 (28.86%) Degree
10 41 (27.52%) Computer Science
11 39 (26.17%) WAN
11 39 (26.17%) Cisco
12 37 (24.83%) LAN
12 37 (24.83%) Software Engineering
12 37 (24.83%) Open Source
13 36 (24.16%) SAN
13 36 (24.16%) PHP
14 34 (22.82%) J2EE
14 34 (22.82%) Struts
14 34 (22.82%) Sun Certification
14 34 (22.82%) Sun
15 32 (21.48%) jQuery
15 32 (21.48%) HTML
16 31 (20.81%) CSS
17 29 (19.46%) SaaS
17 29 (19.46%) IaaS
18 26 (17.45%) Project Management
18 26 (17.45%) XML
18 26 (17.45%) Agile Project Management
19 24 (16.11%) OpenStack

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 74 (49.66%) Apache
2 56 (37.58%) Tomcat
3 24 (16.11%) OpenStack
4 5 (3.36%) Mule
5 3 (2.01%) OpenEdge
6 2 (1.34%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.34%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.34%) IIS
7 1 (0.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (5.37%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.68%) Photoshop
2 4 (2.68%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 29 (19.46%) SaaS
1 29 (19.46%) IaaS
2 21 (14.09%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 39 (26.17%) WAN
2 37 (24.83%) LAN
3 36 (24.16%) SAN
4 7 (4.70%) Asterisk PBX
5 6 (4.03%) Broadband
6 4 (2.68%) VoIP
7 3 (2.01%) PBX
8 2 (1.34%) Internet
9 1 (0.67%) Firewall
9 1 (0.67%) IP Telephony
9 1 (0.67%) NFC
9 1 (0.67%) Cisco PIX
9 1 (0.67%) Network Security
9 1 (0.67%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (50.34%) MySQL
2 7 (4.70%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.36%) Oracle Database
3 5 (3.36%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.68%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.34%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (15.44%) JUnit
2 15 (10.07%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 13 (8.72%) Subversion
4 8 (5.37%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.01%) Jenkins
General
1 23 (15.44%) Telecoms
1 23 (15.44%) Finance
2 17 (11.41%) Marketing
3 5 (3.36%) Retail
Job Titles
1 76 (51.01%) Developer
2 34 (22.82%) Java Developer
2 34 (22.82%) J2EE Developer
2 34 (22.82%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 28 (18.79%) PHP Developer
4 24 (16.11%) Designer
4 24 (16.11%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 23 (15.44%) Infrastructure Designer
6 17 (11.41%) Analyst
7 12 (8.05%) Support Analyst
8 11 (7.38%) Developer Analyst
8 11 (7.38%) Software Support Analyst
9 10 (6.71%) Systems Administrator
9 10 (6.71%) Administrator
10 8 (5.37%) Junior Developer
10 8 (5.37%) Junior
11 7 (4.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 6 (4.03%) Systems Engineer
12 6 (4.03%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 6 (4.03%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (22.82%) J2EE
1 34 (22.82%) Struts
2 32 (21.48%) HTML
2 32 (21.48%) jQuery
3 31 (20.81%) CSS
4 26 (17.45%) XML
5 23 (15.44%) JSP
5 23 (15.44%) EJB
5 23 (15.44%) Web Services
6 18 (12.08%) Servlets
7 11 (7.38%) Hibernate
7 11 (7.38%) Spring
8 8 (5.37%) WF
8 8 (5.37%) XHTML
9 6 (4.03%) Ajax
10 1 (0.67%) Middleware
10 1 (0.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 41 (27.52%) Computer Science
2 37 (24.83%) Open Source
3 24 (16.11%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (5.37%) BBC
4 8 (5.37%) NHS
5 4 (2.68%) Firmware
6 3 (2.01%) LPAR
7 1 (0.67%) Replication
7 1 (0.67%) Clustering
7 1 (0.67%) Smartcard
7 1 (0.67%) EPoS
7 1 (0.67%) EFTPOS
7 1 (0.67%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 54 (36.24%) Windows
2 24 (16.11%) UNIX
3 16 (10.74%) CentOS
4 13 (8.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (6.04%) AIX
6 8 (5.37%) Fedora
7 4 (2.68%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (40.27%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (24.83%) Software Engineering
3 26 (17.45%) Project Management
3 26 (17.45%) Agile Project Management
4 23 (15.44%) Web Development
4 23 (15.44%) Unit Testing
5 19 (12.75%) OO PHP
5 19 (12.75%) OO
6 18 (12.08%) MVC
7 8 (5.37%) Online Marketing
8 5 (3.36%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (3.36%) CRM
8 5 (3.36%) E-Commerce
8 5 (3.36%) Web Design
9 4 (2.68%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (2.68%) Logistics
10 3 (2.01%) ITIL
10 3 (2.01%) Migration
10 3 (2.01%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (2.01%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 62 (41.61%) Java
2 46 (30.87%) JavaScript
3 36 (24.16%) PHP
4 21 (14.09%) SQL
5 18 (12.08%) PHP5
6 10 (6.71%) PHP4
7 7 (4.70%) C
8 5 (3.36%) PowerShell
8 5 (3.36%) Shell Script
9 4 (2.68%) Python
10 3 (2.01%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.34%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.34%) C++
11 2 (1.34%) C-shell
11 2 (1.34%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.67%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.67%) Embedded C++
12 1 (0.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 43 (28.86%) Degree
2 34 (22.82%) Sun Certification
3 11 (7.38%) OCPJP
3 11 (7.38%) OCMJD
4 3 (2.01%) RHCE
5 2 (1.34%) CCNA
5 2 (1.34%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.67%) MCSE
6 1 (0.67%) PhD
6 1 (0.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.34%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (4.03%) Squid
1 6 (4.03%) Hyper-V
1 6 (4.03%) XenServer
2 5 (3.36%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.36%) XenApp
2 5 (3.36%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (2.68%) Tivoli
1 4 (2.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (2.01%) Puppet
2 3 (2.01%) Red Hat Satellite
2 3 (2.01%) Vagrant
2 3 (2.01%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.01%) Ansible
3 1 (0.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 47 (31.54%) Oracle
2 39 (26.17%) Cisco
3 34 (22.82%) Sun
4 23 (15.44%) Red Hat
5 21 (14.09%) Google
6 20 (13.42%) hybris
7 18 (12.08%) Microsoft
8 10 (6.71%) HP
8 10 (6.71%) Citrix
9 8 (5.37%) IBM
9 8 (5.37%) JBoss
9 8 (5.37%) VMware
9 8 (5.37%) Zend
10 1 (0.67%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.67%) Juniper
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