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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 15 29 18
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -11
Permanent jobs citing Linux 98 42 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 10.58% 6.28% 9.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.77% 23.73% 33.51%
Number of salaries quoted 96 37 55
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,800 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £57,500 £42,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
274 177 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 29.59% 26.46% 28.55%
Number of salaries quoted 256 151 162
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 August 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 August 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 76 £37,500 -10.17% 3
Kettering - 5 £37,500 - 1
Brackley - 1 £32,500 -
Towcester - 1 £32,500 -
Linux
East Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 96 (51.61%) MySQL
2 88 (47.31%) Apache
3 70 (37.63%) Agile Software Development
4 69 (37.10%) Java
5 67 (36.02%) Windows
6 59 (31.72%) Tomcat
7 58 (31.18%) JavaScript
8 53 (28.49%) PHP
9 50 (26.88%) Oracle
10 45 (24.19%) Open Source
11 44 (23.66%) Cisco
12 42 (22.58%) HTML
12 42 (22.58%) Software Engineering
13 41 (22.04%) Degree
13 41 (22.04%) WAN
13 41 (22.04%) LAN
13 41 (22.04%) SAN
14 38 (20.43%) Computer Science
15 37 (19.89%) jQuery
16 36 (19.35%) Sun Certification
16 36 (19.35%) Sun
16 36 (19.35%) J2EE
16 36 (19.35%) CSS
16 36 (19.35%) Struts
17 35 (18.82%) UNIX
17 35 (18.82%) SaaS
18 33 (17.74%) Project Management
19 32 (17.20%) Red Hat
19 32 (17.20%) Agile Project Management
20 30 (16.13%) XML

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 88 (47.31%) Apache
2 59 (31.72%) Tomcat
3 27 (14.52%) OpenStack
4 3 (1.61%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.61%) Mule
4 3 (1.61%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (1.61%) OpenEdge
5 2 (1.08%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.54%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.54%) Drupal
6 1 (0.54%) WordPress
6 1 (0.54%) CMS
6 1 (0.54%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (5.91%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.15%) MS Office
2 4 (2.15%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.54%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 35 (18.82%) SaaS
2 25 (13.44%) IaaS
3 23 (12.37%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 41 (22.04%) WAN
1 41 (22.04%) LAN
1 41 (22.04%) SAN
2 6 (3.23%) Asterisk PBX
3 5 (2.69%) Broadband
4 4 (2.15%) VoIP
5 2 (1.08%) PBX
6 1 (0.54%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (0.54%) Network Security
6 1 (0.54%) NFC
6 1 (0.54%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.54%) Internet
6 1 (0.54%) Firewall
6 1 (0.54%) LDAP
6 1 (0.54%) HTTP
6 1 (0.54%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (51.61%) MySQL
2 10 (5.38%) Relational Database
3 7 (3.76%) SQL Server
4 5 (2.69%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.15%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.54%) DB2
8 1 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 23 (12.37%) JUnit
2 14 (7.53%) Subversion
3 13 (6.99%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 7 (3.76%) Git (software)
5 4 (2.15%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.54%) Oracle Forms
General
1 28 (15.05%) Marketing
2 25 (13.44%) Finance
3 22 (11.83%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.23%) Retail
5 1 (0.54%) Banking
5 1 (0.54%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.54%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 94 (50.54%) Developer
2 37 (19.89%) PHP Developer
3 36 (19.35%) Java Developer
3 36 (19.35%) J2EE Developer
3 36 (19.35%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 33 (17.74%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 26 (13.98%) Analyst
6 23 (12.37%) Designer
7 21 (11.29%) Infrastructure Designer
8 14 (7.53%) Developer Analyst
8 14 (7.53%) Support Analyst
9 13 (6.99%) Software Support Analyst
10 12 (6.45%) Administrator
10 12 (6.45%) Systems Administrator
11 10 (5.38%) Systems Engineer
12 8 (4.30%) Junior
12 8 (4.30%) Junior Developer
13 7 (3.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 6 (3.23%) Software Engineer
14 6 (3.23%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (22.58%) HTML
2 37 (19.89%) jQuery
3 36 (19.35%) J2EE
3 36 (19.35%) CSS
3 36 (19.35%) Struts
4 30 (16.13%) XML
5 29 (15.59%) Web Services
6 23 (12.37%) JSP
6 23 (12.37%) EJB
7 17 (9.14%) Servlets
8 13 (6.99%) Hibernate
8 13 (6.99%) Spring
9 8 (4.30%) LAMP
9 8 (4.30%) WF
9 8 (4.30%) Ajax
10 7 (3.76%) XHTML
11 6 (3.23%) Ext JS
12 5 (2.69%) Memcached
13 2 (1.08%) .NET
14 1 (0.54%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 45 (24.19%) Open Source
2 38 (20.43%) Computer Science
3 24 (12.90%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (4.30%) BBC
4 8 (4.30%) NHS
5 4 (2.15%) Firmware
6 3 (1.61%) LPAR
7 2 (1.08%) Derivative
8 1 (0.54%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.54%) Smartcard
8 1 (0.54%) EPoS
8 1 (0.54%) EFTPOS
8 1 (0.54%) Replication
8 1 (0.54%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 67 (36.02%) Windows
2 35 (18.82%) UNIX
3 20 (10.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (8.06%) CentOS
5 9 (4.84%) AIX
6 7 (3.76%) Fedora
7 4 (2.15%) HPUX
8 3 (1.61%) SUSE
9 2 (1.08%) Solaris
10 1 (0.54%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (37.63%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (22.58%) Software Engineering
3 33 (17.74%) Project Management
4 32 (17.20%) Agile Project Management
5 28 (15.05%) OO
6 24 (12.90%) Web Development
6 24 (12.90%) OO PHP
7 23 (12.37%) Unit Testing
8 21 (11.29%) MVC
9 11 (5.91%) E-Commerce
10 10 (5.38%) OOP
11 8 (4.30%) Online Marketing
11 8 (4.30%) Logistics
12 6 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
12 6 (3.23%) Enterprise Architecture
13 5 (2.69%) Software Testing
13 5 (2.69%) Email Marketing
13 5 (2.69%) Digital Marketing
13 5 (2.69%) Web Design
13 5 (2.69%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 69 (37.10%) Java
2 58 (31.18%) JavaScript
3 53 (28.49%) PHP
4 27 (14.52%) SQL
5 22 (11.83%) PHP5
6 14 (7.53%) PHP4
7 12 (6.45%) PowerShell
8 11 (5.91%) C
9 6 (3.23%) C++
10 5 (2.69%) Shell Script
10 5 (2.69%) Python
11 3 (1.61%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.61%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.54%) Ruby
12 1 (0.54%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.54%) Perl
12 1 (0.54%) C#
12 1 (0.54%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.54%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 41 (22.04%) Degree
2 36 (19.35%) Sun Certification
3 13 (6.99%) OCPJP
3 13 (6.99%) OCMJD
4 1 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.54%) MCSE
4 1 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.54%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.54%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (6.45%) XenServer
1 12 (6.45%) Hyper-V
2 10 (5.38%) XenApp
3 4 (2.15%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.61%) Squid
5 1 (0.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (2.15%) Ansible
1 4 (2.15%) Tivoli
1 4 (2.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 4 (2.15%) Puppet
1 4 (2.15%) Vagrant
1 4 (2.15%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.61%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (0.54%) SCCM
Vendors
1 50 (26.88%) Oracle
2 44 (23.66%) Cisco
3 36 (19.35%) Sun
4 32 (17.20%) Red Hat
5 24 (12.90%) Microsoft
6 23 (12.37%) Google
7 20 (10.75%) hybris
8 18 (9.68%) HP
9 17 (9.14%) Citrix
10 12 (6.45%) IBM
11 7 (3.76%) Zend
11 7 (3.76%) VMware
12 4 (2.15%) JBoss
13 1 (0.54%) F5
13 1 (0.54%) CheckPoint
13 1 (0.54%) Adobe
13 1 (0.54%) Juniper
13 1 (0.54%) NetApp
13 1 (0.54%) SAP
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £48000 - £50000 per annum + car + 15% bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Northamptonshire
RS Components
Posted: 4 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Kettering
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 14 days ago
Northamptonshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £26000.00 - £29000.00 per annum + 25 days holiday + Pension
Posted: 16 days ago