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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 17 19 26
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Permanent jobs citing Linux 92 87 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 10.38% 9.83% 6.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.95% 34.94% 22.86%
Number of salaries quoted 92 84 35
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 £30,000 £28,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,750 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%
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
271 249 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 30.59% 28.14% 27.13%
Number of salaries quoted 246 234 152
Average salary £40,000 £33,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.40% -4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,400 £48,850
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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 0 72 £45,000 +20.00% 6
Kettering -2 6 £37,500 - 1
Towcester +6 4 £21,250 -34.61%
Linux
East Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 92 (51.98%) Windows
2 74 (41.81%) Apache
2 74 (41.81%) Java
3 71 (40.11%) SAN
4 68 (38.42%) MySQL
5 60 (33.90%) Oracle
6 59 (33.33%) Cisco
6 59 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 56 (31.64%) Tomcat
7 56 (31.64%) UNIX
8 48 (27.12%) LAN
8 48 (27.12%) WAN
9 39 (22.03%) Open Source
10 38 (21.47%) Data Centre
11 36 (20.34%) JavaScript
12 35 (19.77%) SQL
12 35 (19.77%) Hyper-V
13 34 (19.21%) Google Apps
14 33 (18.64%) Microsoft
14 33 (18.64%) Google
15 30 (16.95%) IBM
15 30 (16.95%) Citrix
15 30 (16.95%) OpenStack
16 29 (16.38%) Web Services
17 28 (15.82%) Software Engineering
18 27 (15.25%) Red Hat
19 25 (14.12%) Finance
20 24 (13.56%) Python
20 24 (13.56%) XenServer
21 23 (12.99%) Degree

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 74 (41.81%) Apache
2 56 (31.64%) Tomcat
3 30 (16.95%) OpenStack
4 19 (10.73%) JBoss
5 16 (9.04%) CICS
6 12 (6.78%) WebSphere
7 9 (5.08%) Confluence
7 9 (5.08%) Oracle Workflow
7 9 (5.08%) WebSphere Application Server
8 7 (3.95%) Apache Solr
9 5 (2.82%) Drupal
10 3 (1.69%) IIS
11 1 (0.56%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.56%) WebLogic Portal
11 1 (0.56%) CMS
11 1 (0.56%) ColdFusion
11 1 (0.56%) WordPress
11 1 (0.56%) nginx
11 1 (0.56%) Joomla!
Applications
1 4 (2.26%) MS Office
2 3 (1.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.13%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 34 (19.21%) Google Apps
2 13 (7.34%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (5.08%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (3.39%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (3.39%) Amazon S3
5 5 (2.82%) SaaS
5 5 (2.82%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (2.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 71 (40.11%) SAN
2 48 (27.12%) LAN
2 48 (27.12%) WAN
3 15 (8.47%) DNS
3 15 (8.47%) Internet
3 15 (8.47%) Firewall
4 12 (6.78%) NAS
4 12 (6.78%) SSL
5 10 (5.65%) TCP/IP
6 9 (5.08%) FTP
7 6 (3.39%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (2.26%) Broadband
8 4 (2.26%) VLAN
9 3 (1.69%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (1.69%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (1.69%) Network Security
10 2 (1.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 2 (1.13%) DHCP
11 1 (0.56%) VoIP
11 1 (0.56%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (38.42%) MySQL
2 18 (10.17%) SQL Server
3 16 (9.04%) DB2
4 9 (5.08%) Oracle Database 11g
4 9 (5.08%) Oracle Database
5 6 (3.39%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.56%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.56%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 14 (7.91%) Visual Studio
2 9 (5.08%) HP UFT
2 9 (5.08%) LoadRunner
2 9 (5.08%) JIRA
2 9 (5.08%) Hudson
2 9 (5.08%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.69%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.69%) Subversion
4 2 (1.13%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.56%) NUnit
5 1 (0.56%) Maven
5 1 (0.56%) Ant
General
1 25 (14.12%) Finance
2 15 (8.47%) Electronics
3 10 (5.65%) Banking
4 4 (2.26%) Marketing
5 3 (1.69%) Retail
6 2 (1.13%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.13%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.13%) Military
7 1 (0.56%) French Language
7 1 (0.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 33 (18.64%) Analyst
2 31 (17.51%) Developer
3 23 (12.99%) Designer
4 22 (12.43%) Infrastructure Designer
5 21 (11.86%) Support Analyst
6 20 (11.30%) Software Engineer
7 16 (9.04%) C++ Software Engineer
7 16 (9.04%) Server Analyst
8 14 (7.91%) Environment Manager
8 14 (7.91%) Java Developer
8 14 (7.91%) Server Support
9 11 (6.21%) Systems Administrator
9 11 (6.21%) Administrator
9 11 (6.21%) Server Support Analyst
10 9 (5.08%) PHP Developer
11 8 (4.52%) Design Engineer
12 7 (3.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 6 (3.39%) Linux Administrator
14 5 (2.82%) Storage Analyst
14 5 (2.82%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (16.38%) Web Services
2 22 (12.43%) Java EE
3 16 (9.04%) HTML
3 16 (9.04%) CSS
4 15 (8.47%) Spring
5 14 (7.91%) XML
6 13 (7.34%) J2EE
7 11 (6.21%) LAMP
7 11 (6.21%) jQuery
7 11 (6.21%) JPA
8 10 (5.65%) Spring MVC
8 10 (5.65%) Middleware
8 10 (5.65%) SOAP
9 5 (2.82%) Servlets
10 4 (2.26%) Struts
10 4 (2.26%) HTML5
10 4 (2.26%) Laravel
11 3 (1.69%) CSS3
11 3 (1.69%) JBoss Seam
11 3 (1.69%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 38 (21.47%) Data Centre
2 20 (11.30%) Computer Science
3 16 (9.04%) Mainframe
4 15 (8.47%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (7.34%) Mathematics
5 13 (7.34%) Physics
6 10 (5.65%) Artificial Intelligence
7 7 (3.95%) IBM Mainframe
7 7 (3.95%) Kindle
8 4 (2.26%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (1.69%) HP Superdome
10 2 (1.13%) LPAR
10 2 (1.13%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.13%) Device Driver
10 2 (1.13%) IVR
11 1 (0.56%) Cryptography
11 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.56%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 92 (51.98%) Windows
2 56 (31.64%) UNIX
3 19 (10.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (5.08%) CentOS
5 8 (4.52%) AIX
6 7 (3.95%) HPUX
7 6 (3.39%) Solaris
8 5 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (1.69%) IRIX
10 2 (1.13%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.56%) SUSE
11 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (22.03%) Open Source
3 28 (15.82%) Software Engineering
4 20 (11.30%) Disaster Recovery
4 20 (11.30%) Mentoring
5 19 (10.73%) MVC
6 16 (9.04%) Scrum
7 13 (7.34%) E-Commerce
7 13 (7.34%) SDLC
8 12 (6.78%) Project Management
9 11 (6.21%) Capacity Planning
9 11 (6.21%) Pattern Recognition
9 11 (6.21%) Image Processing
10 10 (5.65%) Configuration Management
11 9 (5.08%) Workflow Management
11 9 (5.08%) Automated Testing
11 9 (5.08%) Load Balancing
11 9 (5.08%) Test Management
11 9 (5.08%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (5.08%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 74 (41.81%) Java
2 36 (20.34%) JavaScript
3 35 (19.77%) SQL
4 24 (13.56%) Python
5 18 (10.17%) Perl
6 17 (9.60%) C#
7 16 (9.04%) C++
7 16 (9.04%) JCL
8 15 (8.47%) PHP
9 11 (6.21%) Ruby
9 11 (6.21%) PowerShell
10 9 (5.08%) COBOL
10 9 (5.08%) REXX
10 9 (5.08%) VB
11 5 (2.82%) C
11 5 (2.82%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.69%) C-shell
12 3 (1.69%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.13%) Assembly Language
13 2 (1.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (12.99%) Degree
2 13 (7.34%) PhD
3 4 (2.26%) CCNP
3 4 (2.26%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (2.26%) RHCSA
3 4 (2.26%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (1.69%) RHCE
4 3 (1.69%) LPIC
4 3 (1.69%) CCNA
5 1 (0.56%) CCDP
5 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.56%) MCSE
5 1 (0.56%) MCSA
5 1 (0.56%) PMP
5 1 (0.56%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.95%) ISO 9001
2 5 (2.82%) ISO 9000
3 3 (1.69%) SLA
3 3 (1.69%) BS7799
System Software
1 35 (19.77%) Hyper-V
2 24 (13.56%) XenServer
3 11 (6.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (5.08%) RACF
5 6 (3.39%) vSphere
6 4 (2.26%) Active Directory
7 3 (1.69%) NFS
7 3 (1.69%) Samba
7 3 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.13%) PowerHA
8 2 (1.13%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.13%) Firmware
9 1 (0.56%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 11 (6.21%) Puppet
1 11 (6.21%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (5.08%) CA Endevor
3 3 (1.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (1.13%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (0.56%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.56%) Legato
5 1 (0.56%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 60 (33.90%) Oracle
2 59 (33.33%) Cisco
3 33 (18.64%) Microsoft
3 33 (18.64%) Google
4 30 (16.95%) IBM
4 30 (16.95%) Citrix
5 27 (15.25%) Red Hat
6 20 (11.30%) VMware
7 19 (10.73%) HP
8 17 (9.60%) F5
9 12 (6.78%) hybris
10 10 (5.65%) Sybase
11 9 (5.08%) Informatica
11 9 (5.08%) New Relic
12 7 (3.95%) NetApp
13 4 (2.26%) Sony
14 2 (1.13%) RedPrairie
14 2 (1.13%) Zend
14 2 (1.13%) Juniper
14 2 (1.13%) Endeca
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: £0 per year + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Corby, Northamptonshire
RS Components
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Northamptonshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: £0 per year + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Northampton
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: Market related
Posted: 7 days ago
Northampton
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: Market related
Posted: 7 days ago
Wellingborough, Northamptonshire
Agentis Solution
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Kettering
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Telefonica
Posted: 24 days ago