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 29 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 13 22 31
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +9
Permanent jobs citing Linux 73 32 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 11.53% 9.38% 6.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.62% 33.68% 29.47%
Number of salaries quoted 71 30 22
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +41.66%
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 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -0.64%
Operating Systems Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
189 95 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 29.86% 27.86% 21.35%
Number of salaries quoted 182 88 85
Average salary £32,500 £31,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.83% -11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £55,000 £50,750
UK excluding London average salary £36,895 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -
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 29 July 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Northampton

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 29 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 74 (50.00%) MySQL
2 73 (49.32%) Apache
3 61 (41.22%) Java
4 59 (39.86%) Agile Software Development
5 55 (37.16%) Tomcat
6 54 (36.49%) Windows
7 47 (31.76%) Oracle
8 45 (30.41%) JavaScript
9 42 (28.38%) Degree
10 40 (27.03%) Computer Science
11 38 (25.68%) Cisco
12 37 (25.00%) WAN
13 36 (24.32%) LAN
13 36 (24.32%) PHP
13 36 (24.32%) Software Engineering
13 36 (24.32%) Open Source
14 35 (23.65%) SAN
15 33 (22.30%) J2EE
15 33 (22.30%) Struts
15 33 (22.30%) Sun
15 33 (22.30%) Sun Certification
16 32 (21.62%) jQuery
16 32 (21.62%) HTML
17 31 (20.95%) CSS
18 28 (18.92%) SaaS
18 28 (18.92%) IaaS
19 27 (18.24%) Project Management
20 26 (17.57%) Agile Project Management
21 25 (16.89%) XML
21 25 (16.89%) UNIX

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 73 (49.32%) Apache
2 55 (37.16%) Tomcat
3 24 (16.22%) OpenStack
4 5 (3.38%) Mule
5 3 (2.03%) OpenEdge
6 2 (1.35%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.35%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.68%) IIS
7 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (5.41%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.70%) Photoshop
2 4 (2.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 28 (18.92%) SaaS
1 28 (18.92%) IaaS
2 21 (14.19%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 37 (25.00%) WAN
2 36 (24.32%) LAN
3 35 (23.65%) SAN
4 7 (4.73%) Asterisk PBX
5 6 (4.05%) Broadband
6 4 (2.70%) VoIP
7 3 (2.03%) PBX
8 1 (0.68%) LDAP
8 1 (0.68%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.68%) Internet
8 1 (0.68%) Firewall
8 1 (0.68%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.68%) NFC
8 1 (0.68%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (0.68%) Network Security
8 1 (0.68%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (50.00%) MySQL
2 7 (4.73%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.38%) Oracle Database
3 5 (3.38%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.70%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (14.86%) JUnit
2 15 (10.14%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 13 (8.78%) Subversion
4 8 (5.41%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.03%) Jenkins
General
1 22 (14.86%) Telecoms
1 22 (14.86%) Finance
2 17 (11.49%) Marketing
3 5 (3.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 75 (50.68%) Developer
2 33 (22.30%) Java Developer
2 33 (22.30%) J2EE Developer
2 33 (22.30%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 28 (18.92%) PHP Developer
4 24 (16.22%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 23 (15.54%) Designer
6 22 (14.86%) Infrastructure Designer
7 17 (11.49%) Analyst
8 12 (8.11%) Support Analyst
9 11 (7.43%) Developer Analyst
9 11 (7.43%) Software Support Analyst
10 10 (6.76%) Systems Administrator
10 10 (6.76%) Administrator
11 8 (5.41%) Junior Developer
11 8 (5.41%) Junior
12 7 (4.73%) Systems Engineer
13 6 (4.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 6 (4.05%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 6 (4.05%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (22.30%) J2EE
1 33 (22.30%) Struts
2 32 (21.62%) HTML
2 32 (21.62%) jQuery
3 31 (20.95%) CSS
4 25 (16.89%) XML
5 22 (14.86%) JSP
5 22 (14.86%) EJB
5 22 (14.86%) Web Services
6 17 (11.49%) Servlets
7 11 (7.43%) Hibernate
7 11 (7.43%) Spring
8 8 (5.41%) WF
8 8 (5.41%) XHTML
9 6 (4.05%) Ajax
10 1 (0.68%) Middleware
10 1 (0.68%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 40 (27.03%) Computer Science
2 36 (24.32%) Open Source
3 23 (15.54%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (5.41%) NHS
4 8 (5.41%) BBC
5 4 (2.70%) Firmware
6 3 (2.03%) LPAR
7 1 (0.68%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (0.68%) Smartcard
7 1 (0.68%) EPoS
7 1 (0.68%) EFTPOS
7 1 (0.68%) Replication
7 1 (0.68%) Clustering
7 1 (0.68%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 54 (36.49%) Windows
2 25 (16.89%) UNIX
3 17 (11.49%) CentOS
4 14 (9.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (6.08%) AIX
6 8 (5.41%) Fedora
7 4 (2.70%) HPUX
8 1 (0.68%) Solaris
8 1 (0.68%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (39.86%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (24.32%) Software Engineering
3 27 (18.24%) Project Management
4 26 (17.57%) Agile Project Management
5 22 (14.86%) Web Development
5 22 (14.86%) Unit Testing
6 19 (12.84%) OO PHP
6 19 (12.84%) OO
7 18 (12.16%) MVC
8 8 (5.41%) Online Marketing
9 5 (3.38%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (3.38%) CRM
9 5 (3.38%) E-Commerce
9 5 (3.38%) Web Design
10 4 (2.70%) Enterprise Architecture
10 4 (2.70%) Logistics
11 3 (2.03%) ITIL
11 3 (2.03%) Migration
11 3 (2.03%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (2.03%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 61 (41.22%) Java
2 45 (30.41%) JavaScript
3 36 (24.32%) PHP
4 20 (13.51%) SQL
5 18 (12.16%) PHP5
6 10 (6.76%) PHP4
7 7 (4.73%) C
8 6 (4.05%) Shell Script
9 5 (3.38%) PowerShell
10 4 (2.70%) Python
11 3 (2.03%) Bash Shell
11 3 (2.03%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.35%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.35%) C++
12 2 (1.35%) C-shell
13 1 (0.68%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.68%) Embedded C++
13 1 (0.68%) Perl
Qualifications
1 42 (28.38%) Degree
2 33 (22.30%) Sun Certification
3 11 (7.43%) OCPJP
3 11 (7.43%) OCMJD
4 3 (2.03%) RHCE
5 2 (1.35%) CCNA
5 2 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.68%) MCSE
6 1 (0.68%) PhD
6 1 (0.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.68%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (4.05%) Squid
1 6 (4.05%) Hyper-V
1 6 (4.05%) XenServer
2 5 (3.38%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.38%) XenApp
2 5 (3.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (2.70%) Tivoli
1 4 (2.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (2.03%) Puppet
2 3 (2.03%) Red Hat Satellite
2 3 (2.03%) Vagrant
2 3 (2.03%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.03%) Ansible
3 1 (0.68%) SCCM
Vendors
1 47 (31.76%) Oracle
2 38 (25.68%) Cisco
3 33 (22.30%) Sun
4 24 (16.22%) Red Hat
5 21 (14.19%) Google
6 20 (13.51%) hybris
7 18 (12.16%) Microsoft
8 10 (6.76%) HP
8 10 (6.76%) Citrix
9 8 (5.41%) IBM
9 8 (5.41%) JBoss
9 8 (5.41%) VMware
9 8 (5.41%) Zend
10 1 (0.68%) F5
10 1 (0.68%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.68%) Juniper
Northampton, Northamptonshire
SJB Corporate Ltd
Salary: Unspecified plus 25 days holiday + pension + additional benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £40,000
Posted: 4 days ago
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IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
Posted: 4 days ago
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Emponics Ltd
Salary: £48000 - £50000 per annum + car + 15% bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago