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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 17 17 18
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 71 38 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 10.00% 9.48% 10.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.98% 37.62% 37.68%
Number of salaries quoted 71 36 44
Average salary £37,500 £40,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.40% +24.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £31,750 £28,450
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £58,750 £44,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
203 101 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 28.59% 25.19% 27.82%
Number of salaries quoted 197 92 126
Average salary £35,000 £36,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +22.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,950 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 23 September 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Northampton

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 95 (61.69%) Apache
2 94 (61.04%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (53.25%) MySQL
4 73 (47.40%) Java
5 67 (43.51%) Tomcat
6 64 (41.56%) Windows
7 50 (32.47%) JavaScript
7 50 (32.47%) Cisco
8 49 (31.82%) Oracle
9 47 (30.52%) LAN
9 47 (30.52%) WAN
10 44 (28.57%) Degree
11 43 (27.92%) Software Engineering
11 43 (27.92%) Computer Science
11 43 (27.92%) SAN
12 42 (27.27%) Sun Certification
12 42 (27.27%) Sun
12 42 (27.27%) J2EE
12 42 (27.27%) Struts
13 37 (24.03%) Open Source
14 32 (20.78%) jQuery
14 32 (20.78%) Project Management
14 32 (20.78%) PHP
15 31 (20.13%) OpenStack
15 31 (20.13%) Agile Project Management
16 28 (18.18%) Google
16 28 (18.18%) XML
16 28 (18.18%) HTML
16 28 (18.18%) UNIX
17 27 (17.53%) CSS

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 95 (61.69%) Apache
2 67 (43.51%) Tomcat
3 31 (20.13%) OpenStack
4 3 (1.95%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (1.95%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.65%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.65%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.60%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.65%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 27 (17.53%) Google Apps
2 25 (16.23%) IaaS
2 25 (16.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (30.52%) LAN
1 47 (30.52%) WAN
2 43 (27.92%) SAN
3 6 (3.90%) Asterisk PBX
4 4 (2.60%) VoIP
4 4 (2.60%) Broadband
5 2 (1.30%) PBX
6 1 (0.65%) LDAP
6 1 (0.65%) Firewall
6 1 (0.65%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (0.65%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.65%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (53.25%) MySQL
2 5 (3.25%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (1.30%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.65%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.65%) DB2
4 1 (0.65%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 26 (16.88%) JUnit
2 13 (8.44%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 5 (3.25%) Subversion
4 4 (2.60%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.95%) Git (software)
General
1 23 (14.94%) Finance
2 20 (12.99%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.25%) Retail
3 5 (3.25%) Marketing
4 4 (2.60%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.30%) Banking
Job Titles
1 77 (50.00%) Developer
2 42 (27.27%) Java Developer
2 42 (27.27%) J2EE Developer
2 42 (27.27%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 30 (19.48%) Designer
4 28 (18.18%) PHP Developer
5 27 (17.53%) Infrastructure Designer
6 26 (16.88%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 24 (15.58%) Analyst
8 17 (11.04%) Support Analyst
9 16 (10.39%) Software Support Analyst
9 16 (10.39%) Developer Analyst
10 9 (5.84%) Systems Administrator
10 9 (5.84%) Administrator
11 8 (5.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 6 (3.90%) Senior Systems Administrator
13 5 (3.25%) Linux Engineer
13 5 (3.25%) Operations Engineer
13 5 (3.25%) Support Engineer
13 5 (3.25%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (27.27%) J2EE
1 42 (27.27%) Struts
2 32 (20.78%) jQuery
3 28 (18.18%) HTML
3 28 (18.18%) XML
4 27 (17.53%) CSS
5 26 (16.88%) JSP
5 26 (16.88%) EJB
5 26 (16.88%) Web Services
6 17 (11.04%) Servlets
7 16 (10.39%) Hibernate
7 16 (10.39%) Spring
8 9 (5.84%) Ajax
9 3 (1.95%) XHTML
9 3 (1.95%) LAMP
10 2 (1.30%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 43 (27.92%) Computer Science
2 37 (24.03%) Open Source
3 26 (16.88%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.60%) Firmware
5 3 (1.95%) LPAR
6 2 (1.30%) NHS
6 2 (1.30%) BBC
6 2 (1.30%) User Experience
7 1 (0.65%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.65%) Replication
7 1 (0.65%) Clustering
7 1 (0.65%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 64 (41.56%) Windows
2 28 (18.18%) UNIX
3 22 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (5.19%) AIX
5 7 (4.55%) CentOS
6 3 (1.95%) Fedora
6 3 (1.95%) HPUX
7 1 (0.65%) Solaris
7 1 (0.65%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (61.04%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (27.92%) Software Engineering
3 32 (20.78%) Project Management
4 31 (20.13%) Agile Project Management
5 26 (16.88%) Web Development
5 26 (16.88%) Unit Testing
6 21 (13.64%) MVC
7 20 (12.99%) OO
7 20 (12.99%) OO PHP
8 7 (4.55%) Enterprise Architecture
9 5 (3.25%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (3.25%) CRM
9 5 (3.25%) E-Commerce
10 4 (2.60%) Web Design
10 4 (2.60%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (2.60%) DevOps
11 3 (1.95%) Performance Analysis
11 3 (1.95%) ITIL
11 3 (1.95%) Logistics
12 2 (1.30%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 73 (47.40%) Java
2 50 (32.47%) JavaScript
3 32 (20.78%) PHP
4 24 (15.58%) SQL
5 21 (13.64%) PHP5
6 18 (11.69%) PHP4
7 10 (6.49%) PowerShell
8 5 (3.25%) Python
8 5 (3.25%) C
9 4 (2.60%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.30%) Ruby
10 2 (1.30%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.30%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.65%) C++
11 1 (0.65%) Perl
11 1 (0.65%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 44 (28.57%) Degree
2 42 (27.27%) Sun Certification
3 16 (10.39%) OCPJP
3 16 (10.39%) OCMJD
4 2 (1.30%) CISM
4 2 (1.30%) CISSP
System Software
1 11 (7.14%) Hyper-V
1 11 (7.14%) XenServer
2 10 (6.49%) XenApp
3 4 (2.60%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.65%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (2.60%) Puppet
1 4 (2.60%) Vagrant
1 4 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (2.60%) Ansible
2 3 (1.95%) Red Hat Satellite
2 3 (1.95%) Tivoli
2 3 (1.95%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.65%) SCCM
Vendors
1 50 (32.47%) Cisco
2 49 (31.82%) Oracle
3 42 (27.27%) Sun
4 28 (18.18%) Google
5 25 (16.23%) Red Hat
6 20 (12.99%) hybris
7 18 (11.69%) Microsoft
8 15 (9.74%) Citrix
9 13 (8.44%) HP
10 11 (7.14%) IBM
11 6 (3.90%) VMware
12 3 (1.95%) Zend
13 1 (0.65%) F5
13 1 (0.65%) CheckPoint
13 1 (0.65%) SAP
13 1 (0.65%) Juniper
13 1 (0.65%) NetApp
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