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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 24 22 21
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 83 51 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 8.07% 8.20% 9.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 31.56% 31.10% 35.80%
Number of salaries quoted 83 49 59
Average salary £37,500 £39,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.06% +21.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £28,900
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £55,500 £45,500
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
263 164 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 25.56% 26.37% 27.08%
Number of salaries quoted 252 147 157
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 £15,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £42,500 £45,000
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 31 October 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 31 October 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
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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 -10 68 £37,500 -5.66% 2
Kettering +1 5 £32,500 +14.03% 1
Brackley - 1 £32,500 - 1
Linux
East Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 98 (57.65%) Apache
2 92 (54.12%) MySQL
3 88 (51.76%) Agile Software Development
4 78 (45.88%) Java
5 67 (39.41%) Windows
6 65 (38.24%) JavaScript
7 60 (35.29%) Tomcat
8 48 (28.24%) Software Engineering
9 47 (27.65%) Cisco
10 46 (27.06%) PHP
10 46 (27.06%) Degree
11 45 (26.47%) Open Source
11 45 (26.47%) Oracle
12 44 (25.88%) LAN
12 44 (25.88%) WAN
13 43 (25.29%) Struts
14 42 (24.71%) J2EE
14 42 (24.71%) Sun
14 42 (24.71%) Sun Certification
14 42 (24.71%) Computer Science
15 39 (22.94%) HTML
16 37 (21.76%) SAN
17 34 (20.00%) Web Services
17 34 (20.00%) OpenStack
18 33 (19.41%) jQuery
18 33 (19.41%) CSS
19 32 (18.82%) XML
19 32 (18.82%) UNIX
20 31 (18.24%) Google
21 30 (17.65%) Google Apps

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 98 (57.65%) Apache
2 60 (35.29%) Tomcat
3 34 (20.00%) OpenStack
4 4 (2.35%) WordPress
5 3 (1.76%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (1.76%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.59%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.59%) Drupal
6 1 (0.59%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.59%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.59%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (4.71%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.35%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.59%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 30 (17.65%) Google Apps
2 24 (14.12%) SaaS
3 14 (8.24%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (25.88%) LAN
1 44 (25.88%) WAN
2 37 (21.76%) SAN
3 4 (2.35%) VoIP
3 4 (2.35%) Broadband
3 4 (2.35%) Asterisk PBX
4 2 (1.18%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.59%) LDAP
5 1 (0.59%) Internet
5 1 (0.59%) Firewall
5 1 (0.59%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (0.59%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (54.12%) MySQL
2 5 (2.94%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.35%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.59%) DB2
Development Applications
1 27 (15.88%) JUnit
2 9 (5.29%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 7 (4.12%) Subversion
4 4 (2.35%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.18%) Git (software)
General
1 26 (15.29%) Finance
2 18 (10.59%) Telecoms
3 12 (7.06%) Marketing
4 6 (3.53%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.35%) Banking
5 4 (2.35%) Retail
6 1 (0.59%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 88 (51.76%) Developer
2 43 (25.29%) Java Developer
3 42 (24.71%) J2EE Developer
3 42 (24.71%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 34 (20.00%) PHP Developer
5 32 (18.82%) Designer
5 32 (18.82%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 29 (17.06%) Infrastructure Designer
7 28 (16.47%) Analyst
8 17 (10.00%) Support Analyst
9 16 (9.41%) Developer Analyst
9 16 (9.41%) Software Support Analyst
10 7 (4.12%) Systems Administrator
10 7 (4.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (4.12%) Administrator
11 6 (3.53%) Web Developer
11 6 (3.53%) Software Developer
11 6 (3.53%) Software Engineer
11 6 (3.53%) Senior Systems Administrator
12 5 (2.94%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (25.29%) Struts
2 42 (24.71%) J2EE
3 39 (22.94%) HTML
4 34 (20.00%) Web Services
5 33 (19.41%) CSS
5 33 (19.41%) jQuery
6 32 (18.82%) XML
7 28 (16.47%) JSP
8 27 (15.88%) EJB
9 19 (11.18%) Servlets
10 15 (8.82%) Hibernate
10 15 (8.82%) Spring
11 12 (7.06%) LAMP
12 10 (5.88%) Ajax
13 6 (3.53%) Ext JS
14 5 (2.94%) Memcached
15 3 (1.76%) .NET
16 2 (1.18%) .NET Framework
16 2 (1.18%) XHTML
17 1 (0.59%) JavaBeans
Miscellaneous
1 45 (26.47%) Open Source
2 42 (24.71%) Computer Science
3 27 (15.88%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.76%) User Experience
5 2 (1.18%) Derivative
6 1 (0.59%) Clustering
6 1 (0.59%) LPAR
6 1 (0.59%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.59%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 67 (39.41%) Windows
2 32 (18.82%) UNIX
3 24 (14.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (2.35%) CentOS
5 3 (1.76%) AIX
6 2 (1.18%) Solaris
6 2 (1.18%) Fedora
7 1 (0.59%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.59%) Android
7 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.59%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (51.76%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (28.24%) Software Engineering
3 28 (16.47%) Web Development
4 27 (15.88%) Unit Testing
5 26 (15.29%) Project Management
6 25 (14.71%) OO
6 25 (14.71%) Agile Project Management
7 23 (13.53%) MVC
8 22 (12.94%) OO PHP
9 10 (5.88%) OOP
10 9 (5.29%) E-Commerce
11 7 (4.12%) Enterprise Architecture
12 5 (2.94%) Software Testing
12 5 (2.94%) Capacity Planning
12 5 (2.94%) Email Marketing
12 5 (2.94%) Digital Marketing
12 5 (2.94%) CRM
13 4 (2.35%) Risk Management
13 4 (2.35%) Web Design
13 4 (2.35%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 78 (45.88%) Java
2 65 (38.24%) JavaScript
3 46 (27.06%) PHP
4 25 (14.71%) PHP5
5 22 (12.94%) SQL
6 21 (12.35%) PHP4
7 10 (5.88%) PowerShell
8 5 (2.94%) Python
8 5 (2.94%) C
8 5 (2.94%) C++
9 3 (1.76%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.18%) Ruby
11 1 (0.59%) Perl
11 1 (0.59%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.59%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.59%) Delphi
11 1 (0.59%) C#
Qualifications
1 46 (27.06%) Degree
2 42 (24.71%) Sun Certification
3 15 (8.82%) OCPJP
3 15 (8.82%) OCMJD
4 4 (2.35%) CISM
4 4 (2.35%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.59%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (5.88%) Hyper-V
1 10 (5.88%) XenServer
2 8 (4.71%) XenApp
3 4 (2.35%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.18%) Firmware
5 1 (0.59%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (2.35%) Puppet
1 4 (2.35%) Vagrant
1 4 (2.35%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (2.35%) Ansible
2 1 (0.59%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (0.59%) SCCM
Vendors
1 47 (27.65%) Cisco
2 45 (26.47%) Oracle
3 42 (24.71%) Sun
4 31 (18.24%) Google
5 27 (15.88%) Red Hat
6 18 (10.59%) Microsoft
7 15 (8.82%) hybris
8 14 (8.24%) Citrix
9 10 (5.88%) HP
9 10 (5.88%) IBM
10 6 (3.53%) VMware
11 4 (2.35%) Adobe
12 2 (1.18%) Zend
13 1 (0.59%) F5
13 1 (0.59%) Juniper
13 1 (0.59%) NetApp
13 1 (0.59%) CheckPoint
13 1 (0.59%) SAP
Brackley, Northamptonshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £25k to £30k per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Northamptonshire
RS Components
Posted: 10 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £28000 to £35000 per annum - Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Kettering
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 12 days ago