The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Northamptonshire region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 15 27 18
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -9
Permanent jobs citing Linux 94 51 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 9.76% 7.66% 9.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.41% 26.70% 37.95%
Number of salaries quoted 81 42 71
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £42,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
Operating Systems Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
290 191 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 30.11% 28.68% 23.93%
Number of salaries quoted 262 164 179
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -25.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £57,500 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Linux
East Midlands

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 23 April 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Northampton +4 73 £37,500 - 6
Kettering +5 8 £32,500 -35.00%
Wellingborough 0 2 £35,000 +16.66%
Linux
East Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 61 (43.57%) MySQL
1 61 (43.57%) Windows
2 52 (37.14%) Java
2 52 (37.14%) Apache
3 46 (32.86%) Tomcat
4 44 (31.43%) SAN
5 40 (28.57%) WAN
5 40 (28.57%) Oracle
5 40 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 38 (27.14%) Open Source
7 37 (26.43%) LAN
8 33 (23.57%) Software Engineering
9 32 (22.86%) Degree
9 32 (22.86%) Cisco
10 31 (22.14%) UNIX
10 31 (22.14%) SaaS
10 31 (22.14%) IaaS
11 30 (21.43%) Computer Science
12 24 (17.14%) Red Hat
13 23 (16.43%) JavaScript
13 23 (16.43%) OO
14 22 (15.71%) XML
14 22 (15.71%) PHP
15 20 (14.29%) C
15 20 (14.29%) Google
15 20 (14.29%) Google Apps
16 19 (13.57%) Agile Project Management
16 19 (13.57%) Project Management
17 18 (12.86%) HP
17 18 (12.86%) Marketing

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 52 (37.14%) Apache
2 46 (32.86%) Tomcat
3 16 (11.43%) OpenStack
4 7 (5.00%) Mule
5 3 (2.14%) IIS
5 3 (2.14%) OpenEdge
6 1 (0.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (4.29%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 31 (22.14%) SaaS
1 31 (22.14%) IaaS
2 20 (14.29%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 44 (31.43%) SAN
2 40 (28.57%) WAN
3 37 (26.43%) LAN
4 4 (2.86%) Broadband
5 3 (2.14%) Firewall
5 3 (2.14%) Internet
5 3 (2.14%) PBX
5 3 (2.14%) Network Security
5 3 (2.14%) Asterisk PBX
6 2 (1.43%) HSRP
6 2 (1.43%) VPN
6 2 (1.43%) OSPF
6 2 (1.43%) BGP
6 2 (1.43%) RTP
6 2 (1.43%) IP Telephony
6 2 (1.43%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (0.71%) NFC
7 1 (0.71%) DNS
7 1 (0.71%) Intranet
7 1 (0.71%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (43.57%) MySQL
2 7 (5.00%) Relational Database
3 6 (4.29%) SQL Server
4 4 (2.86%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.14%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (8.57%) JUnit
1 12 (8.57%) Subversion
1 12 (8.57%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 6 (4.29%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.14%) Redmine
4 2 (1.43%) GNU Toolchain
5 1 (0.71%) Flash Builder
5 1 (0.71%) PHPUnit
5 1 (0.71%) JIRA
5 1 (0.71%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.71%) Eclipse
General
1 18 (12.86%) Marketing
2 16 (11.43%) Telecoms
2 16 (11.43%) Finance
3 4 (2.86%) Retail
4 1 (0.71%) Automotive
4 1 (0.71%) Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (34.29%) Developer
2 28 (20.00%) Designer
3 26 (18.57%) Infrastructure Designer
4 18 (12.86%) Java Developer
5 17 (12.14%) J2EE Developer
5 17 (12.14%) Systems Engineer
5 17 (12.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 13 (9.29%) Software Engineer
6 13 (9.29%) PHP Developer
7 11 (7.86%) C++ Software Engineer
8 10 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
8 10 (7.14%) Analyst
9 9 (6.43%) Administrator
9 9 (6.43%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 9 (6.43%) Linux Administrator
10 8 (5.71%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 8 (5.71%) Junior Developer
10 8 (5.71%) Junior
11 7 (5.00%) Network Designer
11 7 (5.00%) C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (15.71%) XML
2 18 (12.86%) jQuery
3 17 (12.14%) Struts
3 17 (12.14%) J2EE
4 15 (10.71%) HTML
4 15 (10.71%) CSS
5 14 (10.00%) Web Services
6 12 (8.57%) JSP
6 12 (8.57%) EJB
7 10 (7.14%) Servlets
8 8 (5.71%) WF
9 5 (3.57%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 5 (3.57%) STL
9 5 (3.57%) XHTML
9 5 (3.57%) Hibernate
9 5 (3.57%) Spring
9 5 (3.57%) Ajax
10 3 (2.14%) LAMP
11 2 (1.43%) GStreamer
11 2 (1.43%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 38 (27.14%) Open Source
2 30 (21.43%) Computer Science
3 15 (10.71%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (5.71%) NHS
4 8 (5.71%) BBC
5 5 (3.57%) Biometrics
6 2 (1.43%) Device Driver
6 2 (1.43%) Firmware
6 2 (1.43%) LPAR
7 1 (0.71%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.71%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (0.71%) EPoS
7 1 (0.71%) EFTPOS
7 1 (0.71%) Replication
7 1 (0.71%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 61 (43.57%) Windows
2 31 (22.14%) UNIX
3 15 (10.71%) CentOS
4 11 (7.86%) SUSE
5 6 (4.29%) AIX
6 5 (3.57%) Fedora
7 4 (2.86%) HPUX
7 4 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (2.14%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (23.57%) Software Engineering
3 23 (16.43%) OO
4 19 (13.57%) Project Management
4 19 (13.57%) Agile Project Management
5 13 (9.29%) Unit Testing
6 12 (8.57%) Web Development
7 11 (7.86%) Logistics
8 9 (6.43%) OO PHP
9 8 (5.71%) Online Marketing
10 7 (5.00%) Network Design
11 6 (4.29%) OOD
12 5 (3.57%) Identity Management
12 5 (3.57%) MVC
12 5 (3.57%) Memory Management
12 5 (3.57%) Multithreading
13 4 (2.86%) Continuous Integration
13 4 (2.86%) Image Processing
13 4 (2.86%) Incident Management
13 4 (2.86%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 52 (37.14%) Java
2 23 (16.43%) JavaScript
3 22 (15.71%) PHP
4 20 (14.29%) C
5 15 (10.71%) SQL
6 14 (10.00%) C++
7 7 (5.00%) C#
8 5 (3.57%) PHP5
9 4 (2.86%) Shell Script
9 4 (2.86%) Bash Shell
10 3 (2.14%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.14%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.43%) Perl
11 2 (1.43%) Groovy
11 2 (1.43%) Python
11 2 (1.43%) Embedded C
11 2 (1.43%) C-shell
12 1 (0.71%) Embedded C++
12 1 (0.71%) ActionScript 3.0
12 1 (0.71%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 32 (22.86%) Degree
2 17 (12.14%) Sun Certification
3 8 (5.71%) CCNA
3 8 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (3.57%) CCIE
4 5 (3.57%) CCNP
4 5 (3.57%) OCPJP
4 5 (3.57%) OCMJD
5 4 (2.86%) RHCE
6 2 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.43%) MCSE
6 2 (1.43%) PhD
7 1 (0.71%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.71%) MCDST
7 1 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.14%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (5.71%) Squid
2 4 (2.86%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.14%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.14%) XenApp
3 3 (2.14%) XenServer
4 2 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (2.86%) Tivoli
1 4 (2.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (1.43%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 40 (28.57%) Oracle
2 32 (22.86%) Cisco
3 24 (17.14%) Red Hat
4 20 (14.29%) Google
5 18 (12.86%) HP
6 17 (12.14%) Sun
7 16 (11.43%) hybris
8 12 (8.57%) JBoss
9 11 (7.86%) Microsoft
10 7 (5.00%) Citrix
11 5 (3.57%) Zend
11 5 (3.57%) VMware
12 3 (2.14%) IBM
13 2 (1.43%) Juniper
13 2 (1.43%) Fortinet
13 2 (1.43%) Razor Risk
13 2 (1.43%) F5
14 1 (0.71%) Adobe
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Lynx Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 13 hours ago
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + DOE, Bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits.
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum + Bonus
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