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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 24 18 19
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 63 70 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 8.70% 10.57% 10.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.29% 37.04% 36.63%
Number of salaries quoted 62 70 35
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £49,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
208 189 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 28.73% 28.55% 27.30%
Number of salaries quoted 193 183 94
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 28 August 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Northampton

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 70 (51.47%) Windows
2 61 (44.85%) Java
3 58 (42.65%) MySQL
4 55 (40.44%) Apache
5 54 (39.71%) Agile Software Development
6 52 (38.24%) SAN
7 50 (36.76%) Oracle
8 45 (33.09%) Cisco
9 43 (31.62%) Tomcat
10 42 (30.88%) UNIX
11 37 (27.21%) LAN
11 37 (27.21%) WAN
12 35 (25.74%) SQL
13 33 (24.26%) Open Source
14 32 (23.53%) JavaScript
15 27 (19.85%) Google Apps
16 26 (19.12%) Software Engineering
16 26 (19.12%) Web Services
16 26 (19.12%) IBM
16 26 (19.12%) Python
17 25 (18.38%) Finance
17 25 (18.38%) OpenStack
18 24 (17.65%) Hyper-V
19 22 (16.18%) Degree
20 21 (15.44%) Citrix
21 20 (14.71%) Microsoft
21 20 (14.71%) Google
21 20 (14.71%) Computer Science
22 19 (13.97%) Java EE
22 19 (13.97%) DNS

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 55 (40.44%) Apache
2 43 (31.62%) Tomcat
3 25 (18.38%) OpenStack
4 15 (11.03%) CICS
4 15 (11.03%) JBoss
5 12 (8.82%) WebSphere
6 9 (6.62%) Confluence
6 9 (6.62%) Oracle Workflow
6 9 (6.62%) WebSphere Application Server
7 6 (4.41%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.74%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.74%) Drupal
8 1 (0.74%) WordPress
8 1 (0.74%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.74%) IIS
8 1 (0.74%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.74%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (2.21%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 27 (19.85%) Google Apps
2 9 (6.62%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (5.15%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (38.24%) SAN
2 37 (27.21%) LAN
2 37 (27.21%) WAN
3 19 (13.97%) DNS
4 15 (11.03%) Firewall
5 12 (8.82%) SSL
6 9 (6.62%) Internet
6 9 (6.62%) FTP
6 9 (6.62%) TCP/IP
7 5 (3.68%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (2.21%) NAS
8 3 (2.21%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (1.47%) Network Security
10 1 (0.74%) ISDN
10 1 (0.74%) Cisco PIX
10 1 (0.74%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (0.74%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (42.65%) MySQL
2 15 (11.03%) DB2
3 12 (8.82%) SQL Server
4 9 (6.62%) Oracle Database 11g
4 9 (6.62%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.47%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.74%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 15 (11.03%) Visual Studio
2 9 (6.62%) JIRA
2 9 (6.62%) HP UFT
2 9 (6.62%) LoadRunner
2 9 (6.62%) Hudson
2 9 (6.62%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.21%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.74%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.74%) NUnit
4 1 (0.74%) Subversion
General
1 25 (18.38%) Finance
2 14 (10.29%) Electronics
3 10 (7.35%) Banking
4 2 (1.47%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.74%) Retail
5 1 (0.74%) French Language
Job Titles
1 27 (19.85%) Analyst
2 22 (16.18%) Developer
3 19 (13.97%) Infrastructure Designer
3 19 (13.97%) Designer
4 17 (12.50%) Software Engineer
5 15 (11.03%) C++ Software Engineer
6 14 (10.29%) Support Analyst
7 13 (9.56%) Environment Manager
8 11 (8.09%) Server Analyst
8 11 (8.09%) Server Support
8 11 (8.09%) Administrator
8 11 (8.09%) Java Developer
9 8 (5.88%) Server Support Analyst
9 8 (5.88%) PHP Developer
9 8 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
10 7 (5.15%) Design Engineer
10 7 (5.15%) Linux Administrator
11 6 (4.41%) Team Leader
12 5 (3.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 5 (3.68%) Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (19.12%) Web Services
2 19 (13.97%) Java EE
3 12 (8.82%) HTML
4 11 (8.09%) Middleware
4 11 (8.09%) Spring
4 11 (8.09%) JPA
5 10 (7.35%) Spring MVC
5 10 (7.35%) XML
5 10 (7.35%) J2EE
5 10 (7.35%) CSS
5 10 (7.35%) SOAP
6 8 (5.88%) jQuery
7 3 (2.21%) Laravel
8 2 (1.47%) .NET
9 1 (0.74%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.74%) Struts
9 1 (0.74%) JSP
9 1 (0.74%) Servlets
9 1 (0.74%) JMS
9 1 (0.74%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.71%) Computer Science
2 19 (13.97%) Data Centre
3 15 (11.03%) Mainframe
4 14 (10.29%) Mathematics
4 14 (10.29%) Physics
5 12 (8.82%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (8.09%) Artificial Intelligence
7 7 (5.15%) Kindle
8 6 (4.41%) IBM Mainframe
8 6 (4.41%) Replication
9 4 (2.94%) HP Superdome
10 2 (1.47%) LPAR
10 2 (1.47%) IVR
11 1 (0.74%) Cryptography
11 1 (0.74%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 70 (51.47%) Windows
2 42 (30.88%) UNIX
3 14 (10.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (5.15%) Ubuntu
4 7 (5.15%) AIX
4 7 (5.15%) HPUX
5 4 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.21%) CentOS
6 3 (2.21%) Solaris
6 3 (2.21%) IRIX
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (39.71%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (24.26%) Open Source
3 26 (19.12%) Software Engineering
4 18 (13.24%) MVC
5 16 (11.76%) Scrum
6 15 (11.03%) DevOps
7 13 (9.56%) Mentoring
7 13 (9.56%) Problem Management
8 12 (8.82%) Disaster Recovery
8 12 (8.82%) Pattern Recognition
8 12 (8.82%) E-Commerce
8 12 (8.82%) Image Processing
9 9 (6.62%) SDLC
9 9 (6.62%) Configuration Management
9 9 (6.62%) Project Management
9 9 (6.62%) Workflow
9 9 (6.62%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (6.62%) Test Automation
9 9 (6.62%) Workflow Management
9 9 (6.62%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 61 (44.85%) Java
2 35 (25.74%) SQL
3 32 (23.53%) JavaScript
4 26 (19.12%) Python
5 16 (11.76%) Perl
5 16 (11.76%) C++
6 15 (11.03%) C#
6 15 (11.03%) JCL
7 10 (7.35%) Ruby
8 9 (6.62%) REXX
8 9 (6.62%) COBOL
8 9 (6.62%) PHP
8 9 (6.62%) VB
9 8 (5.88%) PowerShell
10 5 (3.68%) Shell Script
11 4 (2.94%) Bash Shell
12 3 (2.21%) C-shell
13 1 (0.74%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.74%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (16.18%) Degree
2 15 (11.03%) PhD
3 5 (3.68%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (2.94%) RHCSA
5 3 (2.21%) RHCE
5 3 (2.21%) LPIC
5 3 (2.21%) CCNP
5 3 (2.21%) CCNA
5 3 (2.21%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.74%) MCSE
6 1 (0.74%) MCSA
6 1 (0.74%) CCDP
6 1 (0.74%) PMP
6 1 (0.74%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.15%) ISO 9001
2 4 (2.94%) ISO 9000
3 3 (2.21%) SLA
4 2 (1.47%) BS7799
System Software
1 24 (17.65%) Hyper-V
2 16 (11.76%) XenServer
3 9 (6.62%) RACF
4 8 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (2.21%) Samba
5 3 (2.21%) NFS
6 2 (1.47%) Active Directory
6 2 (1.47%) PowerHA
7 1 (0.74%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.74%) vSphere
7 1 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (7.35%) Puppet
1 10 (7.35%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (6.62%) CA Endevor
3 2 (1.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (1.47%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.74%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 50 (36.76%) Oracle
2 45 (33.09%) Cisco
3 26 (19.12%) IBM
4 21 (15.44%) Citrix
5 20 (14.71%) Microsoft
5 20 (14.71%) Google
6 17 (12.50%) Red Hat
7 16 (11.76%) HP
7 16 (11.76%) F5
8 13 (9.56%) VMware
9 10 (7.35%) Sybase
10 9 (6.62%) Informatica
10 9 (6.62%) hybris
10 9 (6.62%) New Relic
11 7 (5.15%) NetApp
12 1 (0.74%) RedPrairie
12 1 (0.74%) Zend
12 1 (0.74%) Riverbed
12 1 (0.74%) Juniper
12 1 (0.74%) Cognizant
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