The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 21 22 15
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Permanent jobs citing Linux 95 41 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 9.48% 6.93% 12.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.09% 30.37% 39.50%
Number of salaries quoted 94 39 70
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,800 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £57,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Linux
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
296 135 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 29.54% 22.80% 30.44%
Number of salaries quoted 280 116 175
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £42,500 £47,950
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Northamptonshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Linux
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Northamptonshire region.

Linux Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

Linux
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

Linux
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -6 74 £37,500 -8.53% 3
Kettering -2 4 £32,500 +14.03% 1
Brackley - 1 £32,500 -
Linux
East Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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.

1 104 (58.10%) Apache
2 98 (54.75%) MySQL
3 94 (52.51%) Agile Software Development
4 79 (44.13%) Java
5 69 (38.55%) Tomcat
5 69 (38.55%) Windows
6 59 (32.96%) JavaScript
7 53 (29.61%) Oracle
8 52 (29.05%) Cisco
9 49 (27.37%) WAN
9 49 (27.37%) LAN
9 49 (27.37%) Open Source
10 47 (26.26%) Software Engineering
10 47 (26.26%) Degree
11 46 (25.70%) PHP
12 44 (24.58%) Struts
12 44 (24.58%) SAN
13 43 (24.02%) Sun Certification
13 43 (24.02%) J2EE
13 43 (24.02%) Sun
13 43 (24.02%) Computer Science
14 35 (19.55%) HTML
15 34 (18.99%) OpenStack
16 33 (18.44%) Web Services
17 32 (17.88%) Project Management
17 32 (17.88%) SaaS
17 32 (17.88%) jQuery
18 31 (17.32%) Google
18 31 (17.32%) Agile Project Management
18 31 (17.32%) UNIX

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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
1 104 (58.10%) Apache
2 69 (38.55%) Tomcat
3 34 (18.99%) OpenStack
4 3 (1.68%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (1.68%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.56%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.56%) Drupal
5 1 (0.56%) WordPress
5 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.56%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.56%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (4.47%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.23%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 32 (17.88%) SaaS
2 30 (16.76%) Google Apps
3 22 (12.29%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (27.37%) LAN
1 49 (27.37%) WAN
2 44 (24.58%) SAN
3 6 (3.35%) Asterisk PBX
4 4 (2.23%) VoIP
4 4 (2.23%) Broadband
5 2 (1.12%) PBX
5 2 (1.12%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.56%) HTTP
6 1 (0.56%) LDAP
6 1 (0.56%) Internet
6 1 (0.56%) Firewall
6 1 (0.56%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (0.56%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (54.75%) MySQL
2 6 (3.35%) Relational Database
3 5 (2.79%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.12%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.56%) DB2
5 1 (0.56%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 26 (14.53%) JUnit
2 12 (6.70%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 10 (5.59%) Subversion
4 4 (2.23%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.68%) Git (software)
General
1 24 (13.41%) Finance
2 21 (11.73%) Telecoms
3 13 (7.26%) Marketing
4 5 (2.79%) Retail
5 4 (2.23%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.12%) Banking
7 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 92 (51.40%) Developer
2 44 (24.58%) Java Developer
3 43 (24.02%) J2EE Developer
3 43 (24.02%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 37 (20.67%) PHP Developer
5 33 (18.44%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 32 (17.88%) Designer
7 30 (16.76%) Analyst
8 28 (15.64%) Infrastructure Designer
9 18 (10.06%) Developer Analyst
9 18 (10.06%) Support Analyst
10 17 (9.50%) Software Support Analyst
11 9 (5.03%) Systems Administrator
11 9 (5.03%) Administrator
12 8 (4.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 6 (3.35%) Support Engineer
13 6 (3.35%) Software Developer
13 6 (3.35%) Senior Systems Administrator
14 5 (2.79%) Systems Engineer
14 5 (2.79%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (24.58%) Struts
2 43 (24.02%) J2EE
3 35 (19.55%) HTML
4 33 (18.44%) Web Services
5 32 (17.88%) jQuery
6 29 (16.20%) XML
6 29 (16.20%) CSS
7 27 (15.08%) JSP
8 26 (14.53%) EJB
9 18 (10.06%) Servlets
10 17 (9.50%) Hibernate
10 17 (9.50%) Spring
11 10 (5.59%) Ajax
12 9 (5.03%) LAMP
13 6 (3.35%) Ext JS
14 5 (2.79%) Memcached
15 3 (1.68%) XHTML
15 3 (1.68%) .NET
16 2 (1.12%) .NET Framework
17 1 (0.56%) JavaBeans
Miscellaneous
1 49 (27.37%) Open Source
2 43 (24.02%) Computer Science
3 26 (14.53%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.68%) User Experience
4 3 (1.68%) LPAR
5 2 (1.12%) Derivative
6 1 (0.56%) Replication
6 1 (0.56%) Clustering
6 1 (0.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 69 (38.55%) Windows
2 31 (17.32%) UNIX
3 24 (13.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (5.03%) CentOS
5 7 (3.91%) AIX
6 3 (1.68%) Fedora
7 2 (1.12%) HPUX
7 2 (1.12%) Solaris
8 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.56%) Android
8 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (52.51%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (26.26%) Software Engineering
3 32 (17.88%) Project Management
4 31 (17.32%) Agile Project Management
5 27 (15.08%) Web Development
6 26 (14.53%) Unit Testing
7 22 (12.29%) MVC
8 21 (11.73%) OO
9 20 (11.17%) OO PHP
10 10 (5.59%) E-Commerce
10 10 (5.59%) OOP
11 7 (3.91%) Enterprise Architecture
12 6 (3.35%) Capacity Planning
13 5 (2.79%) Email Marketing
13 5 (2.79%) Digital Marketing
13 5 (2.79%) Software Testing
13 5 (2.79%) CRM
14 4 (2.23%) Web Design
14 4 (2.23%) Continuous Integration
14 4 (2.23%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 79 (44.13%) Java
2 59 (32.96%) JavaScript
3 46 (25.70%) PHP
4 28 (15.64%) SQL
5 24 (13.41%) PHP5
6 19 (10.61%) PHP4
7 12 (6.70%) PowerShell
8 7 (3.91%) C
9 5 (2.79%) Python
9 5 (2.79%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.68%) C++
10 3 (1.68%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.12%) Ruby
12 1 (0.56%) Perl
12 1 (0.56%) Delphi
12 1 (0.56%) C#
12 1 (0.56%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 47 (26.26%) Degree
2 43 (24.02%) Sun Certification
3 17 (9.50%) OCPJP
3 17 (9.50%) OCMJD
4 2 (1.12%) CISM
4 2 (1.12%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (6.70%) Hyper-V
1 12 (6.70%) XenServer
2 10 (5.59%) XenApp
3 4 (2.23%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.23%) Firmware
3 4 (2.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (2.23%) Puppet
1 4 (2.23%) Vagrant
1 4 (2.23%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (2.23%) Ansible
2 3 (1.68%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (1.12%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 53 (29.61%) Oracle
2 52 (29.05%) Cisco
3 43 (24.02%) Sun
4 31 (17.32%) Google
5 28 (15.64%) Red Hat
6 20 (11.17%) Microsoft
7 19 (10.61%) hybris
8 16 (8.94%) Citrix
9 13 (7.26%) HP
10 12 (6.70%) IBM
11 6 (3.35%) VMware
12 3 (1.68%) Zend
13 1 (0.56%) F5
13 1 (0.56%) Juniper
13 1 (0.56%) NetApp
13 1 (0.56%) CheckPoint
13 1 (0.56%) SAP
13 1 (0.56%) Adobe
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Salary: £30000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
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Salary: £35,000 to £40,000
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Salary: £48000 - £50000 per annum + car + 15% bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bens
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Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + competitive
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