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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 18 18 24
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Permanent jobs citing Linux 92 92 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 10.65% 9.75% 8.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.86% 32.62% 27.14%
Number of salaries quoted 85 79 43
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,900 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
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
280 282 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 32.41% 29.87% 29.92%
Number of salaries quoted 261 253 169
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £41,500 £47,500
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 17 April 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 17 April 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 67 £37,500 - 6
Corby - 5 £35,000 -
Towcester - 2 - -
Kettering -4 1 - - 3
Brackley - 1 £50,000 -
Linux
East Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 89 (58.55%) Windows
2 83 (54.61%) Apache
3 79 (51.97%) MySQL
4 74 (48.68%) Tomcat
5 72 (47.37%) Cisco
6 71 (46.71%) SAN
7 64 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
8 63 (41.45%) Java
9 60 (39.47%) WAN
9 60 (39.47%) LAN
10 43 (28.29%) Oracle
11 42 (27.63%) Hyper-V
12 39 (25.66%) Microsoft
13 36 (23.68%) Open Source
14 35 (23.03%) Citrix
14 35 (23.03%) Red Hat
15 30 (19.74%) HP
15 30 (19.74%) XenServer
16 29 (19.08%) SQL
17 28 (18.42%) Project Management
17 28 (18.42%) Google
18 27 (17.76%) JavaScript
19 26 (17.11%) UNIX
20 25 (16.45%) IBM
20 25 (16.45%) Google Apps
20 25 (16.45%) OpenStack
21 24 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 23 (15.13%) Capacity Planning
22 23 (15.13%) E-Commerce
23 22 (14.47%) PowerShell

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (54.61%) Apache
2 74 (48.68%) Tomcat
3 25 (16.45%) OpenStack
4 12 (7.89%) Apache Solr
5 4 (2.63%) WordPress
6 2 (1.32%) JBoss
6 2 (1.32%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.32%) CMS
7 1 (0.66%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.66%) Drupal
7 1 (0.66%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.66%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.66%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.66%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.66%) IIS
7 1 (0.66%) nginx
7 1 (0.66%) Lync
Applications
1 11 (7.24%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (1.97%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 25 (16.45%) Google Apps
2 7 (4.61%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.29%) SaaS
4 3 (1.97%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.97%) Amazon S3
4 3 (1.97%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.32%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 71 (46.71%) SAN
2 60 (39.47%) LAN
2 60 (39.47%) WAN
3 7 (4.61%) TCP/IP
4 5 (3.29%) Firewall
5 3 (1.97%) DNS
5 3 (1.97%) Network Security
5 3 (1.97%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (1.97%) NAS
6 2 (1.32%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (1.32%) VoIP
7 1 (0.66%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (0.66%) SSL
7 1 (0.66%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.66%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (51.97%) MySQL
2 15 (9.87%) SQL Server
3 14 (9.21%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.97%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.66%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 4 (2.63%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.97%) Eclipse
2 3 (1.97%) JUnit
2 3 (1.97%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.66%) Subversion
General
1 21 (13.82%) Finance
2 5 (3.29%) Electronics
3 4 (2.63%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.63%) Banking
3 4 (2.63%) Retail
4 3 (1.97%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.32%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.32%) Military
6 1 (0.66%) Advertising
6 1 (0.66%) Marketing
6 1 (0.66%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 38 (25.00%) Analyst
2 29 (19.08%) Developer
3 25 (16.45%) Designer
4 23 (15.13%) Support Analyst
5 22 (14.47%) Server Analyst
5 22 (14.47%) Infrastructure Designer
6 19 (12.50%) Java Developer
7 14 (9.21%) Administrator
8 12 (7.89%) Server Support
8 12 (7.89%) Architect
9 11 (7.24%) Systems Administrator
9 11 (7.24%) Infrastructure Architect
9 11 (7.24%) Server Support Analyst
9 11 (7.24%) Storage Analyst
10 8 (5.26%) Software Engineer
10 8 (5.26%) Web Developer
10 8 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 7 (4.61%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 5 (3.29%) Support Specialist
12 5 (3.29%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (11.84%) Web Services
2 17 (11.18%) Spring
2 17 (11.18%) J2EE
3 14 (9.21%) Servlets
4 13 (8.55%) CSS
4 13 (8.55%) HTML
5 12 (7.89%) Java EE
6 11 (7.24%) JPA
7 10 (6.58%) Spring MVC
7 10 (6.58%) LAMP
8 8 (5.26%) Struts
9 7 (4.61%) XML
10 6 (3.95%) jQuery
11 5 (3.29%) .NET
12 4 (2.63%) JSP
12 4 (2.63%) Ajax
12 4 (2.63%) Laravel
13 3 (1.97%) EJB
13 3 (1.97%) XSLT
13 3 (1.97%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 36 (23.68%) Open Source
2 15 (9.87%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (9.21%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.97%) Mathematics
4 3 (1.97%) Physics
4 3 (1.97%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.32%) Device Driver
5 2 (1.32%) LPAR
5 2 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.32%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.66%) Kindle
6 1 (0.66%) Clustering
6 1 (0.66%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 89 (58.55%) Windows
2 26 (17.11%) UNIX
3 24 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (9.21%) CentOS
5 8 (5.26%) AIX
6 5 (3.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (3.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.97%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (1.97%) HPUX
7 3 (1.97%) Solaris
8 2 (1.32%) IRIX
9 1 (0.66%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (18.42%) Project Management
3 23 (15.13%) E-Commerce
3 23 (15.13%) Capacity Planning
4 21 (13.82%) Software Engineering
5 20 (13.16%) Disaster Recovery
5 20 (13.16%) Agile Project Management
6 15 (9.87%) Mentoring
7 11 (7.24%) MVC
8 5 (3.29%) Migration
8 5 (3.29%) Data Migration
9 4 (2.63%) Scrum
9 4 (2.63%) Web Development
9 4 (2.63%) Load Balancing
10 3 (1.97%) Unit Testing
10 3 (1.97%) Web Design
10 3 (1.97%) Risk Management
10 3 (1.97%) TDD
10 3 (1.97%) ERP
10 3 (1.97%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 63 (41.45%) Java
2 29 (19.08%) SQL
3 27 (17.76%) JavaScript
4 22 (14.47%) PowerShell
5 13 (8.55%) PHP
6 5 (3.29%) Python
7 4 (2.63%) Shell Script
7 4 (2.63%) C++
8 3 (1.97%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.97%) C
8 3 (1.97%) C#
9 2 (1.32%) Perl
9 2 (1.32%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.32%) PHP5
9 2 (1.32%) Assembly Language
10 1 (0.66%) Ruby
10 1 (0.66%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 15 (9.87%) Degree
2 5 (3.29%) Sun Certification
3 3 (1.97%) CISM
3 3 (1.97%) PhD
3 3 (1.97%) CCNP
3 3 (1.97%) CISSP
3 3 (1.97%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.32%) MCSE
4 2 (1.32%) OCPJP
4 2 (1.32%) OCMJD
4 2 (1.32%) LPIC
5 1 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.66%) MCSA
5 1 (0.66%) CCNA
5 1 (0.66%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.63%) ISO 9000
1 4 (2.63%) SLA
2 3 (1.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.32%) BS7799
4 1 (0.66%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 42 (27.63%) Hyper-V
2 30 (19.74%) XenServer
3 7 (4.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (3.95%) vSphere
5 2 (1.32%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.32%) Firmware
5 2 (1.32%) Cronacle
5 2 (1.32%) PowerHA
6 1 (0.66%) KVM
6 1 (0.66%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (1.97%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (1.32%) WSUS
3 1 (0.66%) SCOM
3 1 (0.66%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (0.66%) Nagios
3 1 (0.66%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.66%) Legato
3 1 (0.66%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 72 (47.37%) Cisco
2 43 (28.29%) Oracle
3 39 (25.66%) Microsoft
4 35 (23.03%) Citrix
4 35 (23.03%) Red Hat
5 30 (19.74%) HP
6 28 (18.42%) Google
7 25 (16.45%) IBM
8 15 (9.87%) VMware
9 14 (9.21%) hybris
10 10 (6.58%) Sybase
11 6 (3.95%) F5
12 5 (3.29%) Sun
12 5 (3.29%) NetApp
13 4 (2.63%) Adobe
14 3 (1.97%) Dell
14 3 (1.97%) RedPrairie
15 2 (1.32%) Aruba
15 2 (1.32%) Brocade
15 2 (1.32%) EMC
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