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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 17 28 25
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 83 41 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 9.75% 6.15% 7.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.44% 22.78% 30.25%
Number of salaries quoted 80 36 44
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +41.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £57,500 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Operating Systems Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
241 180 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 28.32% 26.99% 25.35%
Number of salaries quoted 227 157 142
Average salary £33,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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 22 July 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 22 July 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
(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 +5 73 £37,500 -14.77% 5
Kettering - 4 £37,500 - 1
Towcester - 1 £32,500 -
Linux
East Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 84 (47.46%) MySQL
2 78 (44.07%) Apache
3 68 (38.42%) Java
4 62 (35.03%) Windows
5 61 (34.46%) Agile Software Development
6 56 (31.64%) Tomcat
7 50 (28.25%) Oracle
8 48 (27.12%) JavaScript
9 44 (24.86%) PHP
9 44 (24.86%) Software Engineering
10 43 (24.29%) SAN
10 43 (24.29%) Open Source
11 40 (22.60%) WAN
11 40 (22.60%) Cisco
11 40 (22.60%) Degree
12 39 (22.03%) Computer Science
13 38 (21.47%) LAN
14 37 (20.90%) UNIX
15 34 (19.21%) SaaS
16 33 (18.64%) HTML
16 33 (18.64%) XML
17 32 (18.08%) J2EE
17 32 (18.08%) Struts
17 32 (18.08%) Sun
17 32 (18.08%) Sun Certification
18 31 (17.51%) Red Hat
18 31 (17.51%) jQuery
19 30 (16.95%) CSS
19 30 (16.95%) IaaS
20 27 (15.25%) Web Services

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 78 (44.07%) Apache
2 56 (31.64%) Tomcat
3 24 (13.56%) OpenStack
4 7 (3.95%) Mule
5 3 (1.69%) OpenEdge
6 2 (1.13%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.13%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.13%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.13%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (4.52%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.26%) Photoshop
2 4 (2.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 34 (19.21%) SaaS
2 30 (16.95%) IaaS
3 21 (11.86%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 43 (24.29%) SAN
2 40 (22.60%) WAN
3 38 (21.47%) LAN
4 8 (4.52%) Broadband
4 8 (4.52%) Asterisk PBX
5 4 (2.26%) PBX
5 4 (2.26%) VoIP
6 3 (1.69%) Internet
7 2 (1.13%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.56%) NFC
8 1 (0.56%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (0.56%) Network Security
8 1 (0.56%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.56%) Firewall
8 1 (0.56%) HTTP
8 1 (0.56%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (47.46%) MySQL
2 7 (3.95%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.95%) Relational Database
3 5 (2.82%) Oracle Database
4 4 (2.26%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.13%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 22 (12.43%) JUnit
2 16 (9.04%) Subversion
2 16 (9.04%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 9 (5.08%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.69%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.56%) PHPUnit
5 1 (0.56%) Redmine
5 1 (0.56%) JIRA
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle Forms
General
1 26 (14.69%) Telecoms
1 26 (14.69%) Finance
2 23 (12.99%) Marketing
3 5 (2.82%) Retail
4 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 82 (46.33%) Developer
2 33 (18.64%) PHP Developer
3 32 (18.08%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 32 (18.08%) J2EE Developer
3 32 (18.08%) Java Developer
4 27 (15.25%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 25 (14.12%) Designer
6 24 (13.56%) Infrastructure Designer
7 21 (11.86%) Analyst
8 13 (7.34%) Systems Administrator
9 12 (6.78%) Administrator
10 11 (6.21%) Support Analyst
10 11 (6.21%) Systems Engineer
10 11 (6.21%) Developer Analyst
11 10 (5.65%) Software Support Analyst
12 9 (5.08%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 9 (5.08%) Linux Administrator
12 9 (5.08%) Software Engineer
13 8 (4.52%) Junior
13 8 (4.52%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (18.64%) HTML
1 33 (18.64%) XML
2 32 (18.08%) Struts
2 32 (18.08%) J2EE
3 31 (17.51%) jQuery
4 30 (16.95%) CSS
5 27 (15.25%) Web Services
6 22 (12.43%) JSP
6 22 (12.43%) EJB
7 18 (10.17%) Servlets
8 10 (5.65%) Hibernate
8 10 (5.65%) Spring
9 8 (4.52%) XHTML
9 8 (4.52%) WF
10 6 (3.39%) Ajax
11 4 (2.26%) LAMP
12 3 (1.69%) Ext JS
13 2 (1.13%) Memcached
13 2 (1.13%) Swing
14 1 (0.56%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 43 (24.29%) Open Source
2 39 (22.03%) Computer Science
3 23 (12.99%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (4.52%) BBC
4 8 (4.52%) NHS
5 4 (2.26%) Firmware
6 3 (1.69%) LPAR
7 1 (0.56%) Replication
7 1 (0.56%) Clustering
7 1 (0.56%) Smartcard
7 1 (0.56%) EPoS
7 1 (0.56%) EFTPOS
7 1 (0.56%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 62 (35.03%) Windows
2 37 (20.90%) UNIX
3 20 (11.30%) CentOS
4 14 (7.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (5.08%) AIX
6 8 (4.52%) Fedora
7 5 (2.82%) SUSE
8 4 (2.26%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (34.46%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (24.86%) Software Engineering
3 27 (15.25%) Project Management
3 27 (15.25%) OO
3 27 (15.25%) Agile Project Management
4 23 (12.99%) Unit Testing
5 22 (12.43%) Web Development
6 19 (10.73%) OO PHP
7 17 (9.60%) MVC
8 12 (6.78%) Logistics
9 8 (4.52%) Online Marketing
10 7 (3.95%) E-Commerce
11 6 (3.39%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (2.82%) Web Design
12 5 (2.82%) OOP
12 5 (2.82%) CRM
12 5 (2.82%) ITIL
13 4 (2.26%) Incident Management
14 3 (1.69%) Enterprise Architecture
14 3 (1.69%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 68 (38.42%) Java
2 48 (27.12%) JavaScript
3 44 (24.86%) PHP
4 24 (13.56%) SQL
5 17 (9.60%) PHP5
6 15 (8.47%) C
7 9 (5.08%) C++
7 9 (5.08%) PHP4
8 6 (3.39%) PowerShell
9 5 (2.82%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.69%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.69%) Python
10 3 (1.69%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.13%) C-shell
11 2 (1.13%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.56%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.56%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 40 (22.60%) Degree
2 32 (18.08%) Sun Certification
3 10 (5.65%) OCPJP
3 10 (5.65%) OCMJD
4 3 (1.69%) RHCE
5 2 (1.13%) CCNA
5 2 (1.13%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.56%) MCSE
6 1 (0.56%) PhD
6 1 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.13%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (4.52%) Squid
2 7 (3.95%) Hyper-V
2 7 (3.95%) XenServer
3 6 (3.39%) XenApp
4 5 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (2.26%) Tivoli
1 4 (2.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (1.69%) Puppet
2 3 (1.69%) Red Hat Satellite
2 3 (1.69%) Vagrant
2 3 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.69%) Ansible
3 1 (0.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 50 (28.25%) Oracle
2 40 (22.60%) Cisco
3 32 (18.08%) Sun
4 31 (17.51%) Red Hat
5 21 (11.86%) Google
6 20 (11.30%) hybris
7 19 (10.73%) Microsoft
8 16 (9.04%) HP
9 12 (6.78%) JBoss
10 11 (6.21%) Citrix
11 9 (5.08%) IBM
12 8 (4.52%) VMware
12 8 (4.52%) Zend
13 1 (0.56%) CheckPoint
13 1 (0.56%) Juniper
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Northamptonshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £27000.00 - £29000.00 per annum + Great Pension, 25 days holiday
Posted: 6 days ago
Wellingborough, Northamptonshire
Monsoon
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Kettering
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 9 days ago
Northamptonshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: On Application + Excellent Package
Posted: 18 days ago