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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 5 15 26
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +11
Permanent jobs citing Linux 113 51 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 20.93% 9.75% 7.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 62.09% 32.90% 22.70%
Number of salaries quoted 46 51 34
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 £33,750 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
182 155 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 33.70% 29.64% 31.65%
Number of salaries quoted 95 149 145
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £49,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 13 February 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Northampton

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 140 (54.47%) Agile Software Development
2 133 (51.75%) Java
3 128 (49.81%) MySQL
4 121 (47.08%) Apache
5 91 (35.41%) SQL
6 87 (33.85%) Windows
7 85 (33.07%) SAN
8 81 (31.52%) DevOps
9 76 (29.57%) Tomcat
10 66 (25.68%) Ubuntu
11 64 (24.90%) Software Engineering
12 59 (22.96%) E-Commerce
13 58 (22.57%) Oracle
14 57 (22.18%) J2EE
15 56 (21.79%) Problem Management
16 55 (21.40%) Incident Management
16 55 (21.40%) Web Services
16 55 (21.40%) DNS
16 55 (21.40%) Firewall
17 54 (21.01%) Microsoft
17 54 (21.01%) Windows Server
18 53 (20.62%) Hyper-V
18 53 (20.62%) Citrix
19 51 (19.84%) Replication
20 50 (19.46%) Data Centre
21 49 (19.07%) Open Source
22 47 (18.29%) Performance Analysis
22 47 (18.29%) Scrum
22 47 (18.29%) Cisco
23 45 (17.51%) Mentoring

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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
1 121 (47.08%) Apache
2 76 (29.57%) Tomcat
3 36 (14.01%) Apache Solr
4 28 (10.89%) OpenStack
5 20 (7.78%) Liferay
6 1 (0.39%) JBoss
6 1 (0.39%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.39%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (0.39%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 18 (7.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.39%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 40 (15.56%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (10.89%) Google Apps
3 9 (3.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 85 (33.07%) SAN
2 55 (21.40%) DNS
2 55 (21.40%) Firewall
3 40 (15.56%) LAN
3 40 (15.56%) WAN
4 20 (7.78%) TCP/IP
5 18 (7.00%) SSL
6 8 (3.11%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.39%) HTTP
7 1 (0.39%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (49.81%) MySQL
2 27 (10.51%) SQL Server
3 9 (3.50%) MongoDB
3 9 (3.50%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.17%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 28 (10.89%) Artifactory
1 28 (10.89%) GitLab
1 28 (10.89%) Jenkins
1 28 (10.89%) Vagrant
2 18 (7.00%) JUnit
3 1 (0.39%) Selenium
General
1 28 (10.89%) Finance
2 21 (8.17%) Retail
3 8 (3.11%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.39%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 47 (18.29%) Analyst
2 46 (17.90%) Developer
3 36 (14.01%) Java Developer
4 33 (12.84%) DevOps Engineer
5 29 (11.28%) Architect
6 26 (10.12%) Server Analyst
7 25 (9.73%) Designer
8 24 (9.34%) DBA
9 23 (8.95%) Infrastructure Designer
9 23 (8.95%) Support Analyst
10 21 (8.17%) E-Commerce Analyst
10 21 (8.17%) Linux Support
11 20 (7.78%) MySQL DBA
11 20 (7.78%) Operations Analyst
11 20 (7.78%) Server Support
12 19 (7.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 19 (7.39%) J2EE Developer
12 19 (7.39%) Java/J2EE Developer
13 18 (7.00%) Agile Java Developer
13 18 (7.00%) Linux Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (22.18%) J2EE
2 55 (21.40%) Web Services
3 37 (14.40%) Spring
3 37 (14.40%) XML
4 22 (8.56%) Middleware
5 21 (8.17%) REST
5 21 (8.17%) SOAP
6 20 (7.78%) Hibernate
7 18 (7.00%) EJB
7 18 (7.00%) JMS
7 18 (7.00%) JSON
7 18 (7.00%) JSP
7 18 (7.00%) Struts
8 17 (6.61%) Java EE
8 17 (6.61%) JPA
8 17 (6.61%) Spring MVC
9 15 (5.84%) jQuery
10 12 (4.67%) XSLT
11 10 (3.89%) Ajax
12 8 (3.11%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 51 (19.84%) Replication
2 50 (19.46%) Data Centre
3 36 (14.01%) Enterprise Software
4 20 (7.78%) Computer Science
5 12 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 87 (33.85%) Windows
2 66 (25.68%) Ubuntu
3 54 (21.01%) Windows Server
4 38 (14.79%) Unix
5 28 (10.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.39%) Android
6 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.39%) Solaris
6 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (54.47%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (31.52%) DevOps
3 64 (24.90%) Software Engineering
4 59 (22.96%) E-Commerce
5 56 (21.79%) Problem Management
6 55 (21.40%) Incident Management
7 49 (19.07%) Open Source
8 47 (18.29%) Performance Analysis
8 47 (18.29%) Scrum
9 45 (17.51%) Mentoring
10 34 (13.23%) Release Management
11 33 (12.84%) Continuous Integration
12 29 (11.28%) Translating Business Requirements
13 27 (10.51%) Disaster Recovery
13 27 (10.51%) OO
14 24 (9.34%) Capacity Planning
15 21 (8.17%) MVC
15 21 (8.17%) User Stories
16 20 (7.78%) SOA
17 18 (7.00%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 133 (51.75%) Java
2 91 (35.41%) SQL
3 42 (16.34%) JavaScript
4 30 (11.67%) PowerShell
5 12 (4.67%) PL/SQL
6 8 (3.11%) Bash Shell
7 5 (1.95%) PHP
8 1 (0.39%) C
8 1 (0.39%) C#
8 1 (0.39%) C++
8 1 (0.39%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (8.56%) Degree
2 18 (7.00%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.39%) CISM
3 1 (0.39%) CISSP
3 1 (0.39%) ISEB
3 1 (0.39%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.78%) SLA
2 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.39%) QA
System Software
1 53 (20.62%) Hyper-V
2 37 (14.40%) XenServer
3 19 (7.39%) XenApp
4 3 (1.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.39%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 36 (14.01%) Ansible
2 28 (10.89%) Terraform
3 8 (3.11%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (3.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 58 (22.57%) Oracle
2 54 (21.01%) Microsoft
3 53 (20.62%) Citrix
4 47 (18.29%) Cisco
5 36 (14.01%) Google
5 36 (14.01%) hybris
6 30 (11.67%) HP
6 30 (11.67%) Red Hat
7 22 (8.56%) IBM
8 18 (7.00%) Sun
9 17 (6.61%) Sybase
10 14 (5.45%) WSO2
11 9 (3.50%) NetApp
12 4 (1.56%) VMware
13 1 (0.39%) TIBCO
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