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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 17 27 30
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 80 41 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 9.13% 5.99% 6.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.39% 21.69% 27.63%
Number of salaries quoted 77 37 40
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +46.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £31,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £57,500 £44,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%
Operating Systems Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
247 189 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 28.20% 27.63% 23.86%
Number of salaries quoted 233 166 137
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £58,000 £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 11 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 11 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 +6 74 £37,500 -11.76% 4
Kettering +5 3 £37,500 -25.00%
Towcester - 1 £32,500 -
Linux
East Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 11 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 78 (45.35%) MySQL
2 74 (43.02%) Apache
3 66 (38.37%) Java
4 62 (36.05%) Windows
5 61 (35.47%) Agile Software Development
6 56 (32.56%) Tomcat
7 49 (28.49%) Oracle
8 45 (26.16%) JavaScript
8 45 (26.16%) Software Engineering
9 43 (25.00%) SAN
10 42 (24.42%) Degree
11 41 (23.84%) Computer Science
12 40 (23.26%) WAN
13 39 (22.67%) Cisco
13 39 (22.67%) PHP
13 39 (22.67%) Open Source
14 37 (21.51%) LAN
15 35 (20.35%) UNIX
16 32 (18.60%) XML
16 32 (18.60%) Sun
16 32 (18.60%) J2EE
16 32 (18.60%) Struts
16 32 (18.60%) Sun Certification
17 30 (17.44%) jQuery
17 30 (17.44%) SaaS
17 30 (17.44%) IaaS
17 30 (17.44%) Red Hat
17 30 (17.44%) HTML
18 29 (16.86%) CSS
19 27 (15.70%) OO

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 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 74 (43.02%) Apache
2 56 (32.56%) Tomcat
3 23 (13.37%) OpenStack
4 7 (4.07%) Mule
5 3 (1.74%) OpenEdge
5 3 (1.74%) IIS
6 2 (1.16%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.16%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.16%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (4.65%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.33%) Photoshop
2 4 (2.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 30 (17.44%) SaaS
1 30 (17.44%) IaaS
2 20 (11.63%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 43 (25.00%) SAN
2 40 (23.26%) WAN
3 37 (21.51%) LAN
4 8 (4.65%) Broadband
4 8 (4.65%) Asterisk PBX
5 4 (2.33%) Internet
5 4 (2.33%) PBX
5 4 (2.33%) VoIP
6 2 (1.16%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.58%) NFC
7 1 (0.58%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (0.58%) Network Security
7 1 (0.58%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.58%) HTTP
7 1 (0.58%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (45.35%) MySQL
2 7 (4.07%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.91%) Oracle Database
3 5 (2.91%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.33%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 22 (12.79%) JUnit
2 16 (9.30%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 14 (8.14%) Subversion
4 9 (5.23%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.74%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.58%) PHPUnit
6 1 (0.58%) Redmine
6 1 (0.58%) JIRA
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle Forms
General
1 26 (15.12%) Telecoms
1 26 (15.12%) Finance
2 19 (11.05%) Marketing
3 5 (2.91%) Retail
4 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.58%) Banking
Job Titles
1 79 (45.93%) Developer
2 32 (18.60%) Java Developer
2 32 (18.60%) J2EE Developer
2 32 (18.60%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 30 (17.44%) PHP Developer
4 25 (14.53%) Designer
5 24 (13.95%) Infrastructure Designer
5 24 (13.95%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 21 (12.21%) Analyst
7 13 (7.56%) Systems Administrator
8 12 (6.98%) Administrator
9 11 (6.40%) Systems Engineer
9 11 (6.40%) Support Analyst
9 11 (6.40%) Developer Analyst
10 10 (5.81%) Software Support Analyst
10 10 (5.81%) Software Engineer
11 9 (5.23%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 9 (5.23%) Linux Administrator
12 8 (4.65%) Junior Developer
12 8 (4.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (18.60%) J2EE
1 32 (18.60%) Struts
1 32 (18.60%) XML
2 30 (17.44%) HTML
2 30 (17.44%) jQuery
3 29 (16.86%) CSS
4 25 (14.53%) Web Services
5 22 (12.79%) EJB
5 22 (12.79%) JSP
6 18 (10.47%) Servlets
7 10 (5.81%) Hibernate
7 10 (5.81%) Spring
8 8 (4.65%) XHTML
8 8 (4.65%) WF
9 6 (3.49%) Ajax
10 2 (1.16%) LAMP
10 2 (1.16%) Swing
10 2 (1.16%) STL
10 2 (1.16%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 1 (0.58%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 41 (23.84%) Computer Science
2 39 (22.67%) Open Source
3 23 (13.37%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (4.65%) NHS
4 8 (4.65%) BBC
5 4 (2.33%) Firmware
6 3 (1.74%) LPAR
7 2 (1.16%) Biometrics
8 1 (0.58%) Smartcard
8 1 (0.58%) Replication
8 1 (0.58%) EPoS
8 1 (0.58%) EFTPOS
8 1 (0.58%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 62 (36.05%) Windows
2 35 (20.35%) UNIX
3 20 (11.63%) CentOS
4 13 (7.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (5.23%) AIX
6 8 (4.65%) Fedora
7 5 (2.91%) SUSE
8 4 (2.33%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (35.47%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (26.16%) Software Engineering
3 27 (15.70%) Agile Project Management
3 27 (15.70%) OO
3 27 (15.70%) Project Management
4 23 (13.37%) Unit Testing
5 22 (12.79%) Web Development
6 18 (10.47%) OO PHP
7 16 (9.30%) MVC
8 11 (6.40%) Logistics
9 8 (4.65%) Online Marketing
10 6 (3.49%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (2.91%) Web Design
11 5 (2.91%) ITIL
11 5 (2.91%) CRM
11 5 (2.91%) E-Commerce
12 4 (2.33%) Incident Management
13 3 (1.74%) Capacity Planning
13 3 (1.74%) Data Migration
13 3 (1.74%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 66 (38.37%) Java
2 45 (26.16%) JavaScript
3 39 (22.67%) PHP
4 25 (14.53%) SQL
5 16 (9.30%) C
5 16 (9.30%) PHP5
6 10 (5.81%) C++
7 8 (4.65%) PHP4
8 5 (2.91%) PowerShell
8 5 (2.91%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.74%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.74%) Python
9 3 (1.74%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.16%) C#
10 2 (1.16%) C-shell
10 2 (1.16%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.58%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.58%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 42 (24.42%) Degree
2 32 (18.60%) Sun Certification
3 10 (5.81%) OCPJP
3 10 (5.81%) OCMJD
4 3 (1.74%) RHCE
5 2 (1.16%) CCNA
5 2 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.58%) MCSE
6 1 (0.58%) PhD
6 1 (0.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.74%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (4.65%) Squid
2 7 (4.07%) Hyper-V
2 7 (4.07%) XenServer
3 6 (3.49%) Active Directory
3 6 (3.49%) XenApp
4 5 (2.91%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (2.33%) Tivoli
1 4 (2.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (1.74%) Puppet
2 3 (1.74%) Red Hat Satellite
2 3 (1.74%) Vagrant
2 3 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.74%) Ansible
Vendors
1 49 (28.49%) Oracle
2 39 (22.67%) Cisco
3 32 (18.60%) Sun
4 30 (17.44%) Red Hat
5 20 (11.63%) Google
6 19 (11.05%) hybris
6 19 (11.05%) Microsoft
7 16 (9.30%) HP
8 12 (6.98%) JBoss
9 11 (6.40%) Citrix
10 9 (5.23%) IBM
11 8 (4.65%) VMware
11 8 (4.65%) Zend
12 1 (0.58%) CheckPoint
12 1 (0.58%) Juniper
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £48000 - £50000 per annum + car + 15% bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Corby, Northamptonshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum depending on experience, potential f
Posted: 4 days ago
Northamptonshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: On Application + Excellent Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £40,000
Posted: 6 days ago