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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 13 16 20
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 74 77 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 11.28% 11.98% 9.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.26% 40.53% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 74 75 31
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -14.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £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 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%
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
216 190 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 32.93% 29.55% 28.61%
Number of salaries quoted 202 183 92
Average salary £40,000 £33,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.40% +8.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Northampton

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 29 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 77 (57.04%) Windows
2 62 (45.93%) Java
3 61 (45.19%) MySQL
4 59 (43.70%) SAN
5 58 (42.96%) Apache
6 56 (41.48%) Agile Software Development
7 53 (39.26%) Tomcat
7 53 (39.26%) Oracle
8 52 (38.52%) Cisco
9 43 (31.85%) WAN
9 43 (31.85%) LAN
10 41 (30.37%) UNIX
11 36 (26.67%) Open Source
12 30 (22.22%) Hyper-V
12 30 (22.22%) Google Apps
13 29 (21.48%) JavaScript
13 29 (21.48%) IBM
14 28 (20.74%) SQL
14 28 (20.74%) OpenStack
15 25 (18.52%) Web Services
16 24 (17.78%) Microsoft
16 24 (17.78%) Citrix
16 24 (17.78%) Finance
17 23 (17.04%) Software Engineering
17 23 (17.04%) Google
17 23 (17.04%) Data Centre
18 22 (16.30%) Python
19 21 (15.56%) Red Hat
20 19 (14.07%) XenServer
20 19 (14.07%) Java EE

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 58 (42.96%) Apache
2 53 (39.26%) Tomcat
3 28 (20.74%) OpenStack
4 15 (11.11%) CICS
4 15 (11.11%) JBoss
5 12 (8.89%) WebSphere
6 9 (6.67%) Confluence
6 9 (6.67%) Oracle Workflow
6 9 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
7 6 (4.44%) 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 4 (2.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 30 (22.22%) Google Apps
2 9 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 59 (43.70%) SAN
2 43 (31.85%) LAN
2 43 (31.85%) WAN
3 14 (10.37%) DNS
4 12 (8.89%) SSL
5 10 (7.41%) TCP/IP
6 9 (6.67%) FTP
6 9 (6.67%) Internet
6 9 (6.67%) Firewall
7 4 (2.96%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (2.22%) NAS
8 3 (2.22%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (1.48%) Network Security
10 1 (0.74%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (0.74%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 1 (0.74%) Cisco PIX
10 1 (0.74%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (45.19%) MySQL
2 15 (11.11%) DB2
3 12 (8.89%) SQL Server
4 9 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 9 (6.67%) Oracle Database
5 6 (4.44%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.74%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 14 (10.37%) Visual Studio
2 9 (6.67%) JIRA
2 9 (6.67%) HP UFT
2 9 (6.67%) LoadRunner
2 9 (6.67%) Hudson
2 9 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.22%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.74%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.74%) NUnit
4 1 (0.74%) Subversion
General
1 24 (17.78%) Finance
2 13 (9.63%) Electronics
3 10 (7.41%) Banking
4 1 (0.74%) Retail
4 1 (0.74%) French Language
Job Titles
1 28 (20.74%) Analyst
2 21 (15.56%) Developer
2 21 (15.56%) Infrastructure Designer
2 21 (15.56%) Designer
3 17 (12.59%) Server Analyst
3 17 (12.59%) Support Analyst
4 15 (11.11%) Software Engineer
5 14 (10.37%) Server Support
6 13 (9.63%) C++ Software Engineer
6 13 (9.63%) Environment Manager
7 12 (8.89%) Server Support Analyst
8 11 (8.15%) Java Developer
9 10 (7.41%) Administrator
10 8 (5.93%) Systems Administrator
10 8 (5.93%) PHP Developer
11 7 (5.19%) Design Engineer
12 6 (4.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 6 (4.44%) Linux Administrator
13 5 (3.70%) Team Leader
13 5 (3.70%) Storage Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (18.52%) Web Services
2 19 (14.07%) Java EE
3 11 (8.15%) JPA
3 11 (8.15%) Spring
4 10 (7.41%) Middleware
4 10 (7.41%) XML
4 10 (7.41%) HTML
4 10 (7.41%) J2EE
4 10 (7.41%) CSS
4 10 (7.41%) SOAP
4 10 (7.41%) Spring MVC
5 6 (4.44%) jQuery
6 5 (3.70%) Servlets
7 3 (2.22%) Laravel
8 1 (0.74%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (0.74%) OAuth
8 1 (0.74%) HTML5
8 1 (0.74%) WCF
8 1 (0.74%) WPF
8 1 (0.74%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 23 (17.04%) Data Centre
2 16 (11.85%) Computer Science
3 15 (11.11%) Mainframe
4 13 (9.63%) Mathematics
4 13 (9.63%) Physics
5 12 (8.89%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (7.41%) Artificial Intelligence
7 7 (5.19%) Kindle
8 6 (4.44%) IBM Mainframe
9 3 (2.22%) HP Superdome
10 2 (1.48%) LPAR
10 2 (1.48%) IVR
11 1 (0.74%) Cryptography
11 1 (0.74%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.74%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 77 (57.04%) Windows
2 41 (30.37%) UNIX
3 16 (11.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (5.19%) AIX
5 6 (4.44%) HPUX
5 6 (4.44%) CentOS
6 5 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.22%) Solaris
7 3 (2.22%) IRIX
8 1 (0.74%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (41.48%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (26.67%) Open Source
3 23 (17.04%) Software Engineering
4 18 (13.33%) MVC
5 17 (12.59%) Mentoring
6 16 (11.85%) Disaster Recovery
7 15 (11.11%) Scrum
8 12 (8.89%) Project Management
9 11 (8.15%) Pattern Recognition
9 11 (8.15%) SDLC
9 11 (8.15%) Image Processing
10 9 (6.67%) DevOps
10 9 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
10 9 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (6.67%) Test Automation
10 9 (6.67%) Workflow
10 9 (6.67%) Workflow Management
10 9 (6.67%) Automated Testing
10 9 (6.67%) E-Commerce
10 9 (6.67%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (45.93%) Java
2 29 (21.48%) JavaScript
3 28 (20.74%) SQL
4 22 (16.30%) Python
5 15 (11.11%) JCL
5 15 (11.11%) Perl
6 14 (10.37%) C#
7 13 (9.63%) C++
8 11 (8.15%) PowerShell
9 9 (6.67%) VB
9 9 (6.67%) Ruby
9 9 (6.67%) REXX
9 9 (6.67%) COBOL
9 9 (6.67%) PHP
10 5 (3.70%) Shell Script
11 3 (2.22%) C-shell
11 3 (2.22%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.74%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (13.33%) Degree
2 13 (9.63%) PhD
3 4 (2.96%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (2.22%) RHCSA
4 3 (2.22%) RHCE
4 3 (2.22%) CCNP
4 3 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.48%) CCNA
5 2 (1.48%) LPIC
6 1 (0.74%) PMP
6 1 (0.74%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.74%) CCDP
6 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.74%) MCSE
6 1 (0.74%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.19%) ISO 9001
2 4 (2.96%) ISO 9000
3 3 (2.22%) SLA
4 2 (1.48%) BS7799
System Software
1 30 (22.22%) Hyper-V
2 19 (14.07%) XenServer
3 9 (6.67%) RACF
4 8 (5.93%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (2.22%) Samba
5 3 (2.22%) NFS
5 3 (2.22%) Active Directory
6 2 (1.48%) PowerHA
7 1 (0.74%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.74%) vSphere
7 1 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (6.67%) CA Endevor
1 9 (6.67%) Puppet
1 9 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (1.48%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.74%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 53 (39.26%) Oracle
2 52 (38.52%) Cisco
3 29 (21.48%) IBM
4 24 (17.78%) Microsoft
4 24 (17.78%) Citrix
5 23 (17.04%) Google
6 21 (15.56%) Red Hat
7 19 (14.07%) HP
8 16 (11.85%) F5
9 13 (9.63%) VMware
10 10 (7.41%) Sybase
11 9 (6.67%) Informatica
11 9 (6.67%) New Relic
12 8 (5.93%) hybris
13 7 (5.19%) NetApp
14 2 (1.48%) Juniper
14 2 (1.48%) Dell
15 1 (0.74%) EMC
15 1 (0.74%) Cognizant
15 1 (0.74%) Aruba
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Limited
Salary: £50k per annum + car + 15% bonus negotiable
Posted: 2 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: 14 hours ago
Northampton
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: £0 per year + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum + car + 15% bonus negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: £0 per year + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: Market related
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: Market related
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Telefonica
Posted: 22 days ago