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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 22 15 21
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Permanent jobs citing Linux 66 79 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 9.95% 11.92% 9.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 31.73% 39.30% 32.11%
Number of salaries quoted 65 75 33
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,400 £28,500 £31,900
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £49,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
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
208 201 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 31.37% 30.32% 28.09%
Number of salaries quoted 191 192 105
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 2 July 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Northampton

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 74 (57.81%) Windows
2 68 (53.13%) Java
3 66 (51.56%) MySQL
4 63 (49.22%) Apache
5 61 (47.66%) Tomcat
5 61 (47.66%) Cisco
5 61 (47.66%) Agile Software Development
6 60 (46.88%) SAN
7 56 (43.75%) Oracle
8 50 (39.06%) LAN
8 50 (39.06%) WAN
9 39 (30.47%) Open Source
10 32 (25.00%) Google Apps
10 32 (25.00%) IBM
11 31 (24.22%) UNIX
12 30 (23.44%) OpenStack
13 29 (22.66%) Red Hat
13 29 (22.66%) Data Centre
14 28 (21.88%) JavaScript
15 27 (21.09%) SQL
16 26 (20.31%) Finance
16 26 (20.31%) Google
17 25 (19.53%) Web Services
18 24 (18.75%) Hyper-V
19 22 (17.19%) Software Engineering
20 21 (16.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 21 (16.41%) Python
21 20 (15.63%) Java EE
22 19 (14.84%) Microsoft
23 18 (14.06%) Citrix

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 63 (49.22%) Apache
2 61 (47.66%) Tomcat
3 30 (23.44%) OpenStack
4 15 (11.72%) CICS
4 15 (11.72%) JBoss
5 12 (9.38%) WebSphere
6 9 (7.03%) Apache Solr
6 9 (7.03%) Confluence
6 9 (7.03%) Oracle Workflow
6 9 (7.03%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.78%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.78%) IIS
7 1 (0.78%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.78%) CMS
7 1 (0.78%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.78%) Drupal
7 1 (0.78%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 32 (25.00%) Google Apps
2 9 (7.03%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (4.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 60 (46.88%) SAN
2 50 (39.06%) LAN
2 50 (39.06%) WAN
3 12 (9.38%) DNS
3 12 (9.38%) SSL
4 9 (7.03%) FTP
4 9 (7.03%) Internet
4 9 (7.03%) Firewall
5 8 (6.25%) TCP/IP
6 4 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (2.34%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (1.56%) Network Security
9 1 (0.78%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.78%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 1 (0.78%) NAS
9 1 (0.78%) VoIP
9 1 (0.78%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (51.56%) MySQL
2 15 (11.72%) DB2
3 12 (9.38%) SQL Server
4 10 (7.81%) Relational Database
5 9 (7.03%) Oracle Database 11g
5 9 (7.03%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.78%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 12 (9.38%) Visual Studio
2 9 (7.03%) HP UFT
2 9 (7.03%) LoadRunner
2 9 (7.03%) JIRA
2 9 (7.03%) Hudson
2 9 (7.03%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.34%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.78%) Subversion
4 1 (0.78%) Eclipse
General
1 26 (20.31%) Finance
2 11 (8.59%) Electronics
3 10 (7.81%) Banking
4 2 (1.56%) Retail
5 1 (0.78%) French Language
Job Titles
1 24 (18.75%) Analyst
2 23 (17.97%) Infrastructure Designer
2 23 (17.97%) Designer
3 18 (14.06%) Developer
4 17 (13.28%) Server Analyst
5 13 (10.16%) Environment Manager
5 13 (10.16%) Software Engineer
5 13 (10.16%) Administrator
6 12 (9.38%) Support Analyst
6 12 (9.38%) Java Developer
7 11 (8.59%) C++ Software Engineer
7 11 (8.59%) Systems Administrator
8 10 (7.81%) Server Support
8 10 (7.81%) Server Support Analyst
9 7 (5.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (5.47%) Storage Analyst
10 6 (4.69%) Design Engineer
11 5 (3.91%) PHP Developer
11 5 (3.91%) Systems Engineer
11 5 (3.91%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (19.53%) Web Services
2 20 (15.63%) Java EE
3 12 (9.38%) Spring
3 12 (9.38%) JPA
4 11 (8.59%) Spring MVC
4 11 (8.59%) J2EE
5 10 (7.81%) XML
5 10 (7.81%) SOAP
5 10 (7.81%) Middleware
6 9 (7.03%) Servlets
7 7 (5.47%) HTML
7 7 (5.47%) CSS
8 3 (2.34%) LAMP
8 3 (2.34%) jQuery
8 3 (2.34%) Laravel
9 1 (0.78%) OAuth
9 1 (0.78%) HTML5
9 1 (0.78%) Hibernate
9 1 (0.78%) Struts
9 1 (0.78%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 29 (22.66%) Data Centre
2 15 (11.72%) Mainframe
3 13 (10.16%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (9.38%) Computer Science
5 11 (8.59%) Mathematics
5 11 (8.59%) Physics
6 8 (6.25%) Artificial Intelligence
7 6 (4.69%) IBM Mainframe
7 6 (4.69%) Kindle
8 2 (1.56%) LPAR
8 2 (1.56%) IVR
9 1 (0.78%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.78%) Clustering
9 1 (0.78%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.78%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 74 (57.81%) Windows
2 31 (24.22%) UNIX
3 21 (16.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (7.81%) CentOS
5 8 (6.25%) AIX
6 5 (3.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (3.91%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.34%) HPUX
7 3 (2.34%) Solaris
7 3 (2.34%) IRIX
8 1 (0.78%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (47.66%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (30.47%) Open Source
3 22 (17.19%) Software Engineering
4 16 (12.50%) Project Management
5 15 (11.72%) MVC
6 13 (10.16%) E-Commerce
6 13 (10.16%) Capacity Planning
7 12 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
7 12 (9.38%) Scrum
7 12 (9.38%) SDLC
8 11 (8.59%) Mentoring
9 10 (7.81%) DevOps
9 10 (7.81%) Agile Project Management
10 9 (7.03%) Test Automation
10 9 (7.03%) Image Processing
10 9 (7.03%) Pattern Recognition
10 9 (7.03%) Workflow Management
10 9 (7.03%) Automated Testing
10 9 (7.03%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (7.03%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 68 (53.13%) Java
2 28 (21.88%) JavaScript
3 27 (21.09%) SQL
4 21 (16.41%) Python
5 16 (12.50%) Perl
6 15 (11.72%) JCL
7 12 (9.38%) PowerShell
8 11 (8.59%) C#
8 11 (8.59%) C++
9 9 (7.03%) COBOL
9 9 (7.03%) VB
9 9 (7.03%) Ruby
9 9 (7.03%) REXX
10 8 (6.25%) PHP
11 5 (3.91%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.56%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.78%) C-shell
13 1 (0.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (10.16%) Degree
2 11 (8.59%) PhD
3 3 (2.34%) CCNP
3 3 (2.34%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.56%) CCNA
4 2 (1.56%) LPIC
5 1 (0.78%) RHCSA
5 1 (0.78%) MCSE
5 1 (0.78%) MCSA
5 1 (0.78%) CCDP
5 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.78%) RHCE
5 1 (0.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.69%) ISO 9001
2 4 (3.13%) ISO 9000
3 3 (2.34%) SLA
4 2 (1.56%) BS7799
System Software
1 24 (18.75%) Hyper-V
2 15 (11.72%) XenServer
3 9 (7.03%) RACF
3 9 (7.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.34%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.56%) Cronacle
5 2 (1.56%) PowerHA
6 1 (0.78%) KVM
6 1 (0.78%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.78%) NFS
6 1 (0.78%) Samba
6 1 (0.78%) vSphere
6 1 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (7.03%) CA Endevor
1 9 (7.03%) Puppet
1 9 (7.03%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.56%) BladeLogic
2 2 (1.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.78%) Nagios
3 1 (0.78%) SCOM
3 1 (0.78%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 61 (47.66%) Cisco
2 56 (43.75%) Oracle
3 32 (25.00%) IBM
4 29 (22.66%) Red Hat
5 26 (20.31%) Google
6 19 (14.84%) Microsoft
7 18 (14.06%) Citrix
8 17 (13.28%) HP
8 17 (13.28%) F5
9 15 (11.72%) VMware
10 11 (8.59%) Sybase
11 9 (7.03%) Informatica
11 9 (7.03%) hybris
11 9 (7.03%) New Relic
12 2 (1.56%) NetApp
12 2 (1.56%) Juniper
12 2 (1.56%) Dell
13 1 (0.78%) EMC
13 1 (0.78%) Cognizant
13 1 (0.78%) Aruba
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