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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 24 21 16
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 92 43 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 9.57% 6.79% 10.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.51% 27.56% 36.32%
Number of salaries quoted 91 40 70
Average salary £38,000 £39,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.56% +30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,450 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £57,500 £45,000
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
283 156 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 29.45% 24.64% 30.20%
Number of salaries quoted 268 132 187
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £21,675
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £45,000 £47,950
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 -3 70 £37,500 -6.25% 6
Kettering +3 5 £32,500 +14.03%
Brackley - 1 £32,500 -
Linux
East Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 101 (54.59%) MySQL
1 101 (54.59%) Apache
2 97 (52.43%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (41.08%) Java
4 70 (37.84%) Windows
5 68 (36.76%) Tomcat
6 60 (32.43%) JavaScript
7 53 (28.65%) Oracle
8 51 (27.57%) Cisco
9 50 (27.03%) PHP
10 49 (26.49%) Open Source
11 48 (25.95%) WAN
11 48 (25.95%) LAN
12 46 (24.86%) Degree
13 45 (24.32%) SAN
14 44 (23.78%) Software Engineering
15 42 (22.70%) Computer Science
16 40 (21.62%) Sun Certification
16 40 (21.62%) Sun
16 40 (21.62%) J2EE
16 40 (21.62%) Struts
17 39 (21.08%) HTML
18 35 (18.92%) SaaS
18 35 (18.92%) jQuery
19 33 (17.84%) CSS
19 33 (17.84%) Project Management
20 32 (17.30%) UNIX
20 32 (17.30%) OpenStack
20 32 (17.30%) Agile Project Management
21 31 (16.76%) Web Services

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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
1 101 (54.59%) Apache
2 68 (36.76%) Tomcat
3 32 (17.30%) OpenStack
4 3 (1.62%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (1.62%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.08%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.54%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.54%) OpenEdge
6 1 (0.54%) CMS
6 1 (0.54%) Drupal
6 1 (0.54%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.54%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (4.86%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.16%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.08%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 35 (18.92%) SaaS
2 28 (15.14%) Google Apps
3 25 (13.51%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (25.95%) WAN
1 48 (25.95%) LAN
2 45 (24.32%) SAN
3 6 (3.24%) Asterisk PBX
4 4 (2.16%) Broadband
4 4 (2.16%) VoIP
5 2 (1.08%) PBX
6 1 (0.54%) HTTP
6 1 (0.54%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.54%) LDAP
6 1 (0.54%) Firewall
6 1 (0.54%) Internet
6 1 (0.54%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (0.54%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (54.59%) MySQL
2 7 (3.78%) Relational Database
3 6 (3.24%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.62%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.08%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.54%) DB2
6 1 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 25 (13.51%) JUnit
2 13 (7.03%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 11 (5.95%) Subversion
4 4 (2.16%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.16%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle Forms
General
1 25 (13.51%) Finance
2 21 (11.35%) Telecoms
3 20 (10.81%) Marketing
4 5 (2.70%) Retail
5 4 (2.16%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.62%) Banking
7 1 (0.54%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 94 (50.81%) Developer
2 40 (21.62%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 40 (21.62%) J2EE Developer
2 40 (21.62%) Java Developer
3 36 (19.46%) PHP Developer
4 32 (17.30%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 30 (16.22%) Designer
6 28 (15.14%) Analyst
7 27 (14.59%) Infrastructure Designer
8 16 (8.65%) Support Analyst
8 16 (8.65%) Developer Analyst
9 15 (8.11%) Software Support Analyst
10 10 (5.41%) Administrator
10 10 (5.41%) Systems Administrator
11 9 (4.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 7 (3.78%) Systems Engineer
13 6 (3.24%) Senior Systems Administrator
13 6 (3.24%) Software Developer
13 6 (3.24%) Support Engineer
14 5 (2.70%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (21.62%) J2EE
1 40 (21.62%) Struts
2 39 (21.08%) HTML
3 35 (18.92%) jQuery
4 33 (17.84%) CSS
5 31 (16.76%) Web Services
6 30 (16.22%) XML
7 25 (13.51%) EJB
7 25 (13.51%) JSP
8 17 (9.19%) Servlets
9 15 (8.11%) Spring
9 15 (8.11%) Hibernate
10 9 (4.86%) LAMP
10 9 (4.86%) Ajax
11 6 (3.24%) Ext JS
12 5 (2.70%) WF
12 5 (2.70%) Memcached
13 4 (2.16%) XHTML
14 3 (1.62%) .NET
15 2 (1.08%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 49 (26.49%) Open Source
2 42 (22.70%) Computer Science
3 25 (13.51%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (2.70%) BBC
4 5 (2.70%) NHS
5 4 (2.16%) Firmware
6 3 (1.62%) LPAR
6 3 (1.62%) User Experience
7 2 (1.08%) Derivative
8 1 (0.54%) Clustering
8 1 (0.54%) Replication
8 1 (0.54%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 70 (37.84%) Windows
2 32 (17.30%) UNIX
3 22 (11.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (5.41%) CentOS
5 9 (4.86%) AIX
6 4 (2.16%) Fedora
6 4 (2.16%) HPUX
7 2 (1.08%) Solaris
8 1 (0.54%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (52.43%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (23.78%) Software Engineering
3 33 (17.84%) Project Management
4 32 (17.30%) Agile Project Management
5 26 (14.05%) Web Development
6 25 (13.51%) Unit Testing
6 25 (13.51%) OO
7 23 (12.43%) OO PHP
8 21 (11.35%) MVC
9 10 (5.41%) E-Commerce
9 10 (5.41%) OOP
10 7 (3.78%) Enterprise Architecture
11 6 (3.24%) Capacity Planning
11 6 (3.24%) Logistics
12 5 (2.70%) CRM
12 5 (2.70%) Software Testing
12 5 (2.70%) Email Marketing
12 5 (2.70%) Digital Marketing
12 5 (2.70%) Online Marketing
13 4 (2.16%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 76 (41.08%) Java
2 60 (32.43%) JavaScript
3 50 (27.03%) PHP
4 29 (15.68%) SQL
5 23 (12.43%) PHP5
6 17 (9.19%) PHP4
7 12 (6.49%) PowerShell
8 8 (4.32%) C
9 5 (2.70%) Python
9 5 (2.70%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.62%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.62%) C++
10 3 (1.62%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.08%) Ruby
12 1 (0.54%) Perl
12 1 (0.54%) C#
12 1 (0.54%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 46 (24.86%) Degree
2 40 (21.62%) Sun Certification
3 15 (8.11%) OCPJP
3 15 (8.11%) OCMJD
4 2 (1.08%) CISSP
4 2 (1.08%) CISM
5 1 (0.54%) CCNA
5 1 (0.54%) MCSE
5 1 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.54%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (6.49%) Hyper-V
1 12 (6.49%) XenServer
2 10 (5.41%) XenApp
3 4 (2.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.16%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (2.16%) Puppet
1 4 (2.16%) Vagrant
1 4 (2.16%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (2.16%) Ansible
1 4 (2.16%) Tivoli
1 4 (2.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (1.62%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (0.54%) SCCM
Vendors
1 53 (28.65%) Oracle
2 51 (27.57%) Cisco
3 40 (21.62%) Sun
4 29 (15.68%) Google
5 28 (15.14%) Red Hat
6 22 (11.89%) Microsoft
7 20 (10.81%) hybris
8 17 (9.19%) Citrix
9 15 (8.11%) HP
10 12 (6.49%) IBM
11 7 (3.78%) VMware
12 4 (2.16%) Zend
13 1 (0.54%) SAP
13 1 (0.54%) Adobe
13 1 (0.54%) JBoss
13 1 (0.54%) Juniper
13 1 (0.54%) NetApp
13 1 (0.54%) CheckPoint
13 1 (0.54%) F5
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
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