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

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 20 19 27
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Permanent jobs citing Linux 93 88 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 9.97% 9.77% 6.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.98% 35.92% 22.61%
Number of salaries quoted 91 83 40
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £28,500 £34,550
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £49,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
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
282 245 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 30.23% 27.19% 28.15%
Number of salaries quoted 252 230 178
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,600 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £49,200 £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 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 30 June 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 30 June 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 -3 71 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Kettering -2 5 £35,000 -9.67%
Towcester +6 4 £21,250 -34.61%
Corby - 3 £45,000 - 1
Linux
East Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 96 (54.24%) Windows
2 83 (46.89%) Apache
3 82 (46.33%) Java
4 77 (43.50%) MySQL
5 75 (42.37%) SAN
6 71 (40.11%) Cisco
7 69 (38.98%) Tomcat
8 65 (36.72%) Agile Software Development
9 64 (36.16%) Oracle
10 57 (32.20%) LAN
10 57 (32.20%) WAN
11 47 (26.55%) Data Centre
12 46 (25.99%) UNIX
13 41 (23.16%) Open Source
14 37 (20.90%) SQL
15 36 (20.34%) JavaScript
15 36 (20.34%) Google
15 36 (20.34%) Google Apps
16 35 (19.77%) IBM
16 35 (19.77%) Red Hat
17 34 (19.21%) Hyper-V
18 32 (18.08%) OpenStack
19 31 (17.51%) Microsoft
20 29 (16.38%) Web Services
21 27 (15.25%) Citrix
22 26 (14.69%) Finance
23 25 (14.12%) Software Engineering
24 24 (13.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
25 23 (12.99%) Java EE
26 22 (12.43%) VMware

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (46.89%) Apache
2 69 (38.98%) Tomcat
3 32 (18.08%) OpenStack
4 19 (10.73%) JBoss
5 16 (9.04%) CICS
6 12 (6.78%) Apache Solr
6 12 (6.78%) WebSphere
7 9 (5.08%) Oracle Workflow
7 9 (5.08%) Confluence
7 9 (5.08%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (2.26%) Drupal
9 3 (1.69%) IIS
10 2 (1.13%) CMS
11 1 (0.56%) nginx
11 1 (0.56%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.56%) WebLogic Portal
11 1 (0.56%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 4 (2.26%) MS Office
1 4 (2.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.69%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 36 (20.34%) Google Apps
2 12 (6.78%) 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 75 (42.37%) SAN
2 57 (32.20%) LAN
2 57 (32.20%) WAN
3 15 (8.47%) DNS
3 15 (8.47%) Internet
4 14 (7.91%) Firewall
5 12 (6.78%) SSL
6 10 (5.65%) NAS
7 9 (5.08%) FTP
7 9 (5.08%) TCP/IP
8 5 (2.82%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (2.26%) Broadband
9 4 (2.26%) VLAN
10 3 (1.69%) Network Security
10 3 (1.69%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (1.69%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (1.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 2 (1.13%) DHCP
11 2 (1.13%) VoIP
12 1 (0.56%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (43.50%) MySQL
2 19 (10.73%) SQL Server
3 16 (9.04%) DB2
4 14 (7.91%) Relational Database
5 9 (5.08%) Oracle Database
5 9 (5.08%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.56%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.56%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 12 (6.78%) Visual Studio
2 9 (5.08%) JIRA
2 9 (5.08%) HP UFT
2 9 (5.08%) LoadRunner
2 9 (5.08%) Hudson
2 9 (5.08%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.69%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.69%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.13%) Subversion
5 1 (0.56%) Maven
5 1 (0.56%) Ant
General
1 26 (14.69%) Finance
2 13 (7.34%) Electronics
3 10 (5.65%) Banking
4 4 (2.26%) Retail
5 3 (1.69%) Marketing
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 35 (19.77%) Analyst
2 28 (15.82%) Developer
3 25 (14.12%) Designer
4 24 (13.56%) Infrastructure Designer
5 20 (11.30%) Server Analyst
5 20 (11.30%) Support Analyst
6 16 (9.04%) Software Engineer
6 16 (9.04%) Java Developer
7 14 (7.91%) Administrator
7 14 (7.91%) Systems Administrator
7 14 (7.91%) Environment Manager
8 12 (6.78%) Server Support
8 12 (6.78%) C++ Software Engineer
9 11 (6.21%) Server Support Analyst
10 9 (5.08%) Storage Analyst
11 8 (4.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 7 (3.95%) Design Engineer
12 7 (3.95%) Web Developer
13 5 (2.82%) Systems Engineer
13 5 (2.82%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (16.38%) Web Services
2 23 (12.99%) Java EE
3 17 (9.60%) Spring
4 15 (8.47%) HTML
4 15 (8.47%) CSS
5 14 (7.91%) J2EE
6 13 (7.34%) XML
7 12 (6.78%) Servlets
7 12 (6.78%) LAMP
7 12 (6.78%) JPA
8 11 (6.21%) Spring MVC
9 10 (5.65%) jQuery
9 10 (5.65%) SOAP
9 10 (5.65%) Middleware
10 5 (2.82%) Laravel
11 4 (2.26%) HTML5
11 4 (2.26%) Ajax
11 4 (2.26%) Struts
11 4 (2.26%) XSLT
12 3 (1.69%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 47 (26.55%) Data Centre
2 16 (9.04%) Enterprise Software
2 16 (9.04%) Computer Science
2 16 (9.04%) Mainframe
3 11 (6.21%) Mathematics
3 11 (6.21%) Physics
4 8 (4.52%) Artificial Intelligence
5 7 (3.95%) IBM Mainframe
6 6 (3.39%) Kindle
7 3 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.69%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.13%) Device Driver
8 2 (1.13%) IVR
8 2 (1.13%) EMC VNX
8 2 (1.13%) LPAR
8 2 (1.13%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.56%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 96 (54.24%) Windows
2 46 (25.99%) UNIX
3 24 (13.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (8.47%) CentOS
5 9 (5.08%) AIX
6 6 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (2.26%) HPUX
7 4 (2.26%) Solaris
8 3 (1.69%) IRIX
8 3 (1.69%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.56%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (36.72%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (23.16%) Open Source
3 25 (14.12%) Software Engineering
4 21 (11.86%) E-Commerce
5 20 (11.30%) Disaster Recovery
6 19 (10.73%) Project Management
7 17 (9.60%) Capacity Planning
8 15 (8.47%) Mentoring
8 15 (8.47%) MVC
9 14 (7.91%) SDLC
10 12 (6.78%) Agile Project Management
10 12 (6.78%) Scrum
11 10 (5.65%) DevOps
12 9 (5.08%) Pattern Recognition
12 9 (5.08%) Workflow
12 9 (5.08%) Configuration Management
12 9 (5.08%) Automated Testing
12 9 (5.08%) Workflow Management
12 9 (5.08%) Load Balancing
12 9 (5.08%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 82 (46.33%) Java
2 37 (20.90%) SQL
3 36 (20.34%) JavaScript
4 22 (12.43%) Python
5 18 (10.17%) Perl
6 16 (9.04%) JCL
7 15 (8.47%) PHP
8 14 (7.91%) PowerShell
9 12 (6.78%) C#
9 12 (6.78%) C++
10 10 (5.65%) Ruby
11 9 (5.08%) REXX
11 9 (5.08%) VB
11 9 (5.08%) COBOL
12 5 (2.82%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.69%) C
13 3 (1.69%) T-SQL
14 2 (1.13%) PL/SQL
14 2 (1.13%) Assembly Language
14 2 (1.13%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 18 (10.17%) Degree
2 11 (6.21%) PhD
3 4 (2.26%) CCNP
3 4 (2.26%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.13%) CCNA
4 2 (1.13%) LPIC
5 1 (0.56%) RHCSA
5 1 (0.56%) MCSE
5 1 (0.56%) MCSA
5 1 (0.56%) CCDP
5 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.56%) RHCE
5 1 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.39%) ISO 9001
2 5 (2.82%) ISO 9000
3 3 (1.69%) SLA
3 3 (1.69%) BS7799
System Software
1 34 (19.21%) Hyper-V
2 22 (12.43%) XenServer
3 12 (6.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (5.08%) RACF
5 6 (3.39%) vSphere
6 5 (2.82%) Active Directory
7 3 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.13%) PowerHA
8 2 (1.13%) Firmware
8 2 (1.13%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.13%) Cronacle
9 1 (0.56%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.56%) NFS
9 1 (0.56%) Samba
9 1 (0.56%) KVM
Systems Management
1 10 (5.65%) Puppet
1 10 (5.65%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (5.08%) CA Endevor
3 3 (1.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (1.13%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.56%) Nagios
5 1 (0.56%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.56%) Legato
5 1 (0.56%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.56%) SCOM
5 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 71 (40.11%) Cisco
2 64 (36.16%) Oracle
3 36 (20.34%) Google
4 35 (19.77%) Red Hat
4 35 (19.77%) IBM
5 31 (17.51%) Microsoft
6 27 (15.25%) Citrix
7 22 (12.43%) VMware
8 20 (11.30%) HP
9 18 (10.17%) F5
10 15 (8.47%) hybris
11 11 (6.21%) Sybase
12 9 (5.08%) Informatica
12 9 (5.08%) New Relic
13 4 (2.26%) Sony
14 3 (1.69%) RedPrairie
14 3 (1.69%) NetApp
14 3 (1.69%) Juniper
14 3 (1.69%) Dell
15 2 (1.13%) EMC
Northampton, Northamptonshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Circa £40k plus Healthcare and pension
Posted: 15 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25k - 35k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Corby, Northamptonshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus (10%), great company
Posted: 5 days ago
Northamptonshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 13 days ago