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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 17 18 23
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 88 82 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 11.10% 9.24% 8.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.38% 29.18% 29.28%
Number of salaries quoted 80 70 43
Average salary £35,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,400 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%
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
256 281 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 32.28% 31.68% 30.47%
Number of salaries quoted 237 253 156
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £40,000 £46,000
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 31 March 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 March 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 -2 60 £37,500 - 9
Corby - 4 £25,000 - 1
Towcester - 2 - -
Brackley - 1 £50,000 -
Linux
East Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 85 (57.82%) Windows
2 83 (56.46%) Apache
3 77 (52.38%) MySQL
4 73 (49.66%) Tomcat
5 67 (45.58%) Cisco
6 66 (44.90%) SAN
7 64 (43.54%) Java
7 64 (43.54%) Agile Software Development
8 56 (38.10%) LAN
8 56 (38.10%) WAN
9 41 (27.89%) Oracle
9 41 (27.89%) Hyper-V
10 37 (25.17%) Microsoft
11 35 (23.81%) Red Hat
12 34 (23.13%) Citrix
12 34 (23.13%) Open Source
13 29 (19.73%) HP
13 29 (19.73%) JavaScript
13 29 (19.73%) XenServer
14 27 (18.37%) Project Management
15 26 (17.69%) SQL
15 26 (17.69%) Google
16 25 (17.01%) IBM
17 24 (16.33%) UNIX
17 24 (16.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 24 (16.33%) Google Apps
17 24 (16.33%) OpenStack
18 23 (15.65%) Software Engineering
19 22 (14.97%) Capacity Planning
19 22 (14.97%) PowerShell

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 83 (56.46%) Apache
2 73 (49.66%) Tomcat
3 24 (16.33%) OpenStack
4 12 (8.16%) Apache Solr
5 4 (2.72%) WordPress
6 2 (1.36%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.36%) CMS
7 1 (0.68%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.68%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.68%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.68%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.68%) IIS
7 1 (0.68%) nginx
7 1 (0.68%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (6.80%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.72%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (2.04%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 24 (16.33%) Google Apps
2 5 (3.40%) SaaS
3 4 (2.72%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (2.04%) Amazon S3
4 3 (2.04%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.36%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 66 (44.90%) SAN
2 56 (38.10%) LAN
2 56 (38.10%) WAN
3 6 (4.08%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.72%) Firewall
5 3 (2.04%) DNS
5 3 (2.04%) Network Security
5 3 (2.04%) NAS
6 2 (1.36%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (1.36%) VoIP
7 1 (0.68%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (0.68%) SSL
7 1 (0.68%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.68%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (52.38%) MySQL
2 14 (9.52%) Relational Database
3 13 (8.84%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.04%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.68%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 6 (4.08%) JUnit
2 3 (2.04%) Eclipse
2 3 (2.04%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.36%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.68%) Subversion
General
1 21 (14.29%) Finance
2 7 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.72%) Banking
3 4 (2.72%) Retail
4 3 (2.04%) Electronics
4 3 (2.04%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.36%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.36%) Military
6 1 (0.68%) Advertising
6 1 (0.68%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 40 (27.21%) Analyst
2 30 (20.41%) Developer
3 25 (17.01%) Support Analyst
4 24 (16.33%) Designer
5 22 (14.97%) Server Analyst
6 21 (14.29%) Infrastructure Designer
7 20 (13.61%) Java Developer
8 12 (8.16%) Server Support
8 12 (8.16%) Administrator
9 11 (7.48%) Architect
9 11 (7.48%) Server Support Analyst
9 11 (7.48%) Storage Analyst
10 10 (6.80%) Infrastructure Architect
10 10 (6.80%) Systems Administrator
11 9 (6.12%) J2EE Developer
11 9 (6.12%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 7 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 7 (4.76%) Software Engineer
12 7 (4.76%) Web Developer
13 5 (3.40%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (13.61%) Web Services
2 18 (12.24%) Servlets
3 17 (11.56%) J2EE
4 14 (9.52%) Spring
5 13 (8.84%) HTML
5 13 (8.84%) CSS
6 12 (8.16%) XML
7 11 (7.48%) Struts
8 9 (6.12%) LAMP
8 9 (6.12%) JPA
9 8 (5.44%) Java EE
9 8 (5.44%) Spring MVC
9 8 (5.44%) JSP
10 7 (4.76%) jQuery
11 6 (4.08%) EJB
12 5 (3.40%) .NET
13 4 (2.72%) Hibernate
13 4 (2.72%) Ajax
13 4 (2.72%) Laravel
14 2 (1.36%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 34 (23.13%) Open Source
2 15 (10.20%) Computer Science
2 15 (10.20%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.04%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.36%) Device Driver
4 2 (1.36%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (1.36%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.68%) Kindle
5 1 (0.68%) LPAR
5 1 (0.68%) Clustering
5 1 (0.68%) Cryptography
5 1 (0.68%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.68%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 85 (57.82%) Windows
2 24 (16.33%) UNIX
2 24 (16.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (9.52%) CentOS
4 6 (4.08%) AIX
5 4 (2.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.04%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (1.36%) HPUX
7 2 (1.36%) Solaris
8 1 (0.68%) IRIX
8 1 (0.68%) SUSE
8 1 (0.68%) Android
8 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (43.54%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (18.37%) Project Management
3 23 (15.65%) Software Engineering
4 22 (14.97%) Capacity Planning
5 20 (13.61%) Agile Project Management
5 20 (13.61%) E-Commerce
5 20 (13.61%) Disaster Recovery
6 15 (10.20%) Mentoring
7 11 (7.48%) MVC
8 7 (4.76%) Web Development
9 6 (4.08%) Unit Testing
10 5 (3.40%) Data Migration
10 5 (3.40%) Migration
11 4 (2.72%) OO
11 4 (2.72%) Load Balancing
12 3 (2.04%) ERP
12 3 (2.04%) Web Design
12 3 (2.04%) Risk Management
13 2 (1.36%) SEO
13 2 (1.36%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 64 (43.54%) Java
2 29 (19.73%) JavaScript
3 26 (17.69%) SQL
4 22 (14.97%) PowerShell
5 13 (8.84%) PHP
6 4 (2.72%) C
6 4 (2.72%) C++
6 4 (2.72%) PHP5
7 3 (2.04%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.04%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.04%) Python
8 2 (1.36%) Assembly Language
8 2 (1.36%) PHP4
8 2 (1.36%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.36%) Perl
9 1 (0.68%) Delphi
9 1 (0.68%) C#
9 1 (0.68%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.68%) Ruby
9 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 17 (11.56%) Degree
2 9 (6.12%) Sun Certification
3 3 (2.04%) CISM
3 3 (2.04%) OCPJP
3 3 (2.04%) OCMJD
3 3 (2.04%) CISSP
4 2 (1.36%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.36%) CCNP
5 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.68%) MCSE
5 1 (0.68%) PhD
5 1 (0.68%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.04%) ISO 9000
1 3 (2.04%) SLA
1 3 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.68%) BS7799
2 1 (0.68%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 41 (27.89%) Hyper-V
2 29 (19.73%) XenServer
3 6 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (3.40%) vSphere
5 2 (1.36%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.36%) Firmware
5 2 (1.36%) Cronacle
6 1 (0.68%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.68%) PowerHA
6 1 (0.68%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (1.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (1.36%) WSUS
2 1 (0.68%) SCOM
2 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (0.68%) Nagios
2 1 (0.68%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.68%) Legato
2 1 (0.68%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 67 (45.58%) Cisco
2 41 (27.89%) Oracle
3 37 (25.17%) Microsoft
4 35 (23.81%) Red Hat
5 34 (23.13%) Citrix
6 29 (19.73%) HP
7 26 (17.69%) Google
8 25 (17.01%) IBM
9 13 (8.84%) VMware
10 12 (8.16%) hybris
11 9 (6.12%) Sun
12 8 (5.44%) Sybase
13 5 (3.40%) F5
14 4 (2.72%) Adobe
14 4 (2.72%) NetApp
15 3 (2.04%) RedPrairie
16 2 (1.36%) Aruba
16 2 (1.36%) Brocade
16 2 (1.36%) Juniper
16 2 (1.36%) Endeca
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Searchability.co.uk
Posted: 3 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Circa £45k plus Healthcare and pension
Posted: 4 hours ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
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Optima Connections
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
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Emponics Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: Yesterday
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Emponics Ltd
Salary: £48000 - £50000 per annum + car + 15% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Northampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + car, bonus, medical, good pension
Posted: 7 days ago
Northampton
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
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Agentis Solution
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
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Salary: £36000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 11 days ago
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Salary: Competitive
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