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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 7 21 23
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 135 66 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 17.98% 8.92% 7.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.00% 33.85% 23.79%
Number of salaries quoted 66 63 51
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,500 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
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
225 195 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 29.96% 26.35% 31.05%
Number of salaries quoted 136 183 202
Average salary £38,000 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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 +9 121 £42,500 +13.33% 4
Kettering +4 7 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Wellingborough - 1 £42,500 -
Linux
East Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 145 (50.00%) Java
2 141 (48.62%) Agile Software Development
3 138 (47.59%) MySQL
4 124 (42.76%) Apache
5 96 (33.10%) Windows
6 93 (32.07%) SQL
7 91 (31.38%) SAN
8 83 (28.62%) DevOps
9 77 (26.55%) Tomcat
10 71 (24.48%) Software Engineering
11 67 (23.10%) Ubuntu
12 64 (22.07%) Microsoft
13 61 (21.03%) E-Commerce
14 60 (20.69%) J2EE
15 59 (20.34%) Oracle
15 59 (20.34%) Windows Server
16 58 (20.00%) Unix
16 58 (20.00%) DNS
16 58 (20.00%) Firewall
17 57 (19.66%) Problem Management
18 56 (19.31%) Web Services
19 55 (18.97%) Citrix
19 55 (18.97%) Hyper-V
19 55 (18.97%) Incident Management
20 52 (17.93%) Cisco
21 51 (17.59%) Replication
22 49 (16.90%) LAN
22 49 (16.90%) Data Centre
23 48 (16.55%) Scrum
24 47 (16.21%) Open Source

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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
1 124 (42.76%) Apache
2 77 (26.55%) Tomcat
3 42 (14.48%) Apache Solr
4 26 (8.97%) OpenStack
5 20 (6.90%) Liferay
6 3 (1.03%) JBoss
7 1 (0.34%) Lync
7 1 (0.34%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.34%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.34%) WebLogic
Applications
1 23 (7.93%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.69%) Magento
2 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 41 (14.14%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (9.31%) Google Apps
3 9 (3.10%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 91 (31.38%) SAN
2 58 (20.00%) DNS
2 58 (20.00%) Firewall
3 49 (16.90%) LAN
4 46 (15.86%) WAN
5 23 (7.93%) TCP/IP
6 18 (6.21%) SSL
7 7 (2.41%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (2.07%) Fibre Channel
8 6 (2.07%) iSCSI
9 4 (1.38%) Internet
10 3 (1.03%) VoIP
10 3 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (1.03%) Wireless
11 1 (0.34%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (47.59%) MySQL
2 28 (9.66%) SQL Server
3 9 (3.10%) MongoDB
3 9 (3.10%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (2.07%) KDB
4 6 (2.07%) Neo4j
5 4 (1.38%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 27 (9.31%) Artifactory
1 27 (9.31%) GitLab
1 27 (9.31%) Jenkins
1 27 (9.31%) Vagrant
2 18 (6.21%) JUnit
3 6 (2.07%) GDB
3 6 (2.07%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.69%) Ant
4 2 (0.69%) Maven
4 2 (0.69%) Subversion
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.34%) Selenium
General
1 34 (11.72%) Finance
2 22 (7.59%) Retail
3 8 (2.76%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.07%) French Language
4 6 (2.07%) German Language
5 1 (0.34%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 57 (19.66%) Developer
2 48 (16.55%) Analyst
3 39 (13.45%) Java Developer
4 34 (11.72%) DevOps Engineer
5 33 (11.38%) Architect
6 27 (9.31%) Linux Support
6 27 (9.31%) Server Analyst
7 24 (8.28%) DBA
8 23 (7.93%) Designer
9 22 (7.59%) E-Commerce Analyst
9 22 (7.59%) Infrastructure Designer
9 22 (7.59%) Support Analyst
10 21 (7.24%) J2EE Developer
10 21 (7.24%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 21 (7.24%) Operations Analyst
10 21 (7.24%) Server Support
10 21 (7.24%) Software Engineer
11 19 (6.55%) MySQL DBA
11 19 (6.55%) Oracle Developer
12 18 (6.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (20.69%) J2EE
2 56 (19.31%) Web Services
3 40 (13.79%) Spring
4 38 (13.10%) XML
5 28 (9.66%) Middleware
6 21 (7.24%) REST
6 21 (7.24%) SOAP
7 20 (6.90%) Hibernate
7 20 (6.90%) Java EE
7 20 (6.90%) Struts
8 18 (6.21%) EJB
8 18 (6.21%) JMS
8 18 (6.21%) JPA
8 18 (6.21%) JSON
8 18 (6.21%) JSP
8 18 (6.21%) Spring MVC
9 15 (5.17%) jQuery
10 12 (4.14%) XSLT
11 10 (3.45%) Ajax
12 8 (2.76%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 51 (17.59%) Replication
2 49 (16.90%) Data Centre
3 37 (12.76%) Enterprise Software
4 26 (8.97%) Computer Science
5 13 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.34%) HP Superdome
Operating Systems
1 96 (33.10%) Windows
2 67 (23.10%) Ubuntu
3 59 (20.34%) Windows Server
4 58 (20.00%) Unix
5 28 (9.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.69%) Solaris
7 1 (0.34%) AIX
7 1 (0.34%) Android
7 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.34%) HPUX
7 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (48.62%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (28.62%) DevOps
3 71 (24.48%) Software Engineering
4 61 (21.03%) E-Commerce
5 57 (19.66%) Problem Management
6 55 (18.97%) Incident Management
7 48 (16.55%) Scrum
8 47 (16.21%) Open Source
8 47 (16.21%) Performance Analysis
9 45 (15.52%) Mentoring
10 35 (12.07%) Release Management
11 34 (11.72%) Continuous Integration
12 29 (10.00%) Translating Business Requirements
13 28 (9.66%) Disaster Recovery
13 28 (9.66%) OO
14 25 (8.62%) Capacity Planning
15 22 (7.59%) MVC
15 22 (7.59%) User Stories
16 20 (6.90%) SOA
17 19 (6.55%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 145 (50.00%) Java
2 93 (32.07%) SQL
3 44 (15.17%) JavaScript
4 32 (11.03%) PowerShell
5 15 (5.17%) C
6 12 (4.14%) PHP
6 12 (4.14%) PL/SQL
7 11 (3.79%) C++
8 8 (2.76%) Bash Shell
8 8 (2.76%) C#
9 7 (2.41%) Shell Script
10 6 (2.07%) AWK
10 6 (2.07%) Python
10 6 (2.07%) sed
11 1 (0.34%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (7.59%) Degree
2 18 (6.21%) Sun Certification
3 4 (1.38%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (1.03%) CCNA
4 3 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.03%) MCSE
4 3 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.34%) CISM
5 1 (0.34%) CISSP
5 1 (0.34%) ISEB
5 1 (0.34%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.34%) OCP
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.90%) SLA
2 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.34%) QA
System Software
1 55 (18.97%) Hyper-V
2 39 (13.45%) XenServer
3 18 (6.21%) XenApp
4 12 (4.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (2.07%) NFS
6 4 (1.38%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 35 (12.07%) Ansible
2 27 (9.31%) Terraform
3 14 (4.83%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (2.76%) Puppet
5 6 (2.07%) NetBackup
5 6 (2.07%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.34%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 64 (22.07%) Microsoft
2 59 (20.34%) Oracle
3 55 (18.97%) Citrix
4 52 (17.93%) Cisco
5 39 (13.45%) hybris
6 35 (12.07%) Google
7 34 (11.72%) HP
8 31 (10.69%) IBM
8 31 (10.69%) Red Hat
9 18 (6.21%) Sun
9 18 (6.21%) Sybase
10 14 (4.83%) WSO2
11 13 (4.48%) VMware
12 10 (3.45%) NetApp
13 6 (2.07%) CommVault
14 3 (1.03%) Brocade
15 1 (0.34%) SolarWinds
15 1 (0.34%) TIBCO
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