The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 19 18 14
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 54 71 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 9.47% 10.84% 12.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.57% 33.81% 40.93%
Number of salaries quoted 39 71 77
Median salary £37,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.77% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £49,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
Linux
Northamptonshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northampton region.

Operating Systems Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
140 210 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 24.56% 32.06% 30.30%
Number of salaries quoted 108 194 186
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +19.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,650 £19,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +4.16%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

The demand trend of job ads across the Northampton region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

Linux
Salary Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Northampton region.

Linux Salary Trend in Northampton

Linux
Salary Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Northampton

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Northampton region with a requirement for Linux.

1 71 (57.26%) Windows
2 60 (48.39%) SAN
3 56 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (43.55%) Server Virtualisation
5 45 (36.29%) MySQL
6 44 (35.48%) Apache
7 40 (32.26%) Tomcat
8 36 (29.03%) Java
9 33 (26.61%) Oracle
10 32 (25.81%) Open Source
11 31 (25.00%) Google Apps
11 31 (25.00%) OpenStack
11 31 (25.00%) Cisco
11 31 (25.00%) Google
12 30 (24.19%) Software Engineering
13 25 (20.16%) Citrix
14 24 (19.35%) Scrum
14 24 (19.35%) Data Centre
15 23 (18.55%) Windows Server
15 23 (18.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 23 (18.55%) Hyper-V
15 23 (18.55%) Translating Business Requirements
15 23 (18.55%) Microsoft
15 23 (18.55%) Red Hat
16 22 (17.74%) SDLC
17 21 (16.94%) Degree
18 20 (16.13%) Mentoring
18 20 (16.13%) DevOps
18 20 (16.13%) Capacity Planning
19 19 (15.32%) C++

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 44 (35.48%) Apache
2 40 (32.26%) Tomcat
3 31 (25.00%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.81%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 6 (4.84%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 31 (25.00%) Google Apps
2 17 (13.71%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.81%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 60 (48.39%) SAN
2 17 (13.71%) TCP/IP
3 16 (12.90%) Cisco Nexus
4 15 (12.10%) LAN
4 15 (12.10%) WAN
5 4 (3.23%) DNS
5 4 (3.23%) Firewall
6 3 (2.42%) RTP
6 3 (2.42%) RTSP
6 3 (2.42%) STUN
7 2 (1.61%) tcpdump
7 2 (1.61%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.81%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (36.29%) MySQL
2 2 (1.61%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.81%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (12.10%) Jenkins
2 14 (11.29%) Artifactory
2 14 (11.29%) GitLab
2 14 (11.29%) Vagrant
3 3 (2.42%) JUnit
4 1 (0.81%) Gerrit
4 1 (0.81%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.81%) JIRA
General
1 11 (8.87%) Aerospace
2 6 (4.84%) Games
3 5 (4.03%) Avionics
3 5 (4.03%) Retail
4 4 (3.23%) French Language
4 4 (3.23%) German Language
5 3 (2.42%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.81%) Automotive
6 1 (0.81%) Finance
6 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (25.00%) Designer
2 30 (24.19%) Infrastructure Designer
3 27 (21.77%) Software Engineer
4 23 (18.55%) Linux Engineer
5 19 (15.32%) Analyst
6 17 (13.71%) Support Analyst
7 15 (12.10%) DevOps Engineer
8 12 (9.68%) Linux Systems Engineer
8 12 (9.68%) Systems Engineer
8 12 (9.68%) Unix Engineer
8 12 (9.68%) Unix Linux Engineer
8 12 (9.68%) Unix Systems Engineer
9 11 (8.87%) C++ Software Engineer
9 11 (8.87%) Server Analyst
9 11 (8.87%) Server Support
9 11 (8.87%) Server Support Analyst
10 10 (8.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 8 (6.45%) Embedded Engineer
11 8 (6.45%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
11 8 (6.45%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.65%) Web Services
2 6 (4.84%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 6 (4.84%) MFC
2 6 (4.84%) OpenGL
2 6 (4.84%) STL
3 3 (2.42%) FFmpeg
3 3 (2.42%) J2EE
3 3 (2.42%) JSP
3 3 (2.42%) RESTful
3 3 (2.42%) XML
4 2 (1.61%) Ajax
4 2 (1.61%) Hibernate
4 2 (1.61%) jQuery
4 2 (1.61%) Spring
5 1 (0.81%) EJB
5 1 (0.81%) Servlets
5 1 (0.81%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 24 (19.35%) Data Centre
2 14 (11.29%) Computer Science
3 13 (10.48%) Physics
4 11 (8.87%) Mathematics
5 8 (6.45%) Virtual Team
6 5 (4.03%) Robotics
7 4 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (3.23%) Enterprise Storage
7 4 (3.23%) Replication
8 3 (2.42%) Streaming Video
9 1 (0.81%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.81%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.81%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 71 (57.26%) Windows
2 23 (18.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 23 (18.55%) Windows Server
3 17 (13.71%) Unix
4 15 (12.10%) AIX
5 8 (6.45%) Embedded Linux
6 4 (3.23%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.81%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (43.55%) Server Virtualisation
3 32 (25.81%) Open Source
4 30 (24.19%) Software Engineering
5 24 (19.35%) Scrum
6 23 (18.55%) Translating Business Requirements
7 22 (17.74%) SDLC
8 20 (16.13%) Capacity Planning
8 20 (16.13%) DevOps
8 20 (16.13%) Mentoring
9 17 (13.71%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (11.29%) Disaster Recovery
11 13 (10.48%) Embedded Software Development
12 12 (9.68%) Performance Tuning
12 12 (9.68%) Release Management
13 6 (4.84%) Multithreading
14 5 (4.03%) User Stories
15 4 (3.23%) Incident Management
15 4 (3.23%) Performance Analysis
15 4 (3.23%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (29.03%) Java
2 19 (15.32%) C++
3 9 (7.26%) PowerShell
3 9 (7.26%) SQL
4 8 (6.45%) Bash Shell
4 8 (6.45%) Python
5 3 (2.42%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.81%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (16.94%) Degree
2 11 (8.87%) PhD
3 3 (2.42%) Sun Certification
4 2 (1.61%) CISSP
4 2 (1.61%) GCIH
4 2 (1.61%) OCP
4 2 (1.61%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.81%) CEH
5 1 (0.81%) CREST Certified
5 1 (0.81%) ECIH
5 1 (0.81%) GCFA
5 1 (0.81%) GCIA
5 1 (0.81%) GIAC
5 1 (0.81%) GREM
System Software
1 23 (18.55%) Hyper-V
2 15 (12.10%) XenServer
3 8 (6.45%) XenApp
4 3 (2.42%) Kamailio
4 3 (2.42%) OpenSIPS
5 2 (1.61%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.81%) Snort
Systems Management
1 14 (11.29%) Ansible
1 14 (11.29%) Terraform
2 4 (3.23%) NetBackup
3 2 (1.61%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.81%) Nmap
Vendors
1 33 (26.61%) Oracle
2 31 (25.00%) Cisco
2 31 (25.00%) Google
3 25 (20.16%) Citrix
4 23 (18.55%) Microsoft
4 23 (18.55%) Red Hat
5 9 (7.26%) HP
5 9 (7.26%) IBM
6 4 (3.23%) Veritas
6 4 (3.23%) VMware
7 3 (2.42%) Sun
8 2 (1.61%) ArcSight
8 2 (1.61%) Splunk
9 1 (0.81%) hybris
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