Period
to 18 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire with a requirement for Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Linux over the 6 months to 18 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 20 24
Rank change year-on-year -25 +4 -10
Permanent jobs citing Linux 66 100 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 5.36% 9.24% 9.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.00% 37.17% 36.90%
Number of salaries quoted 68 105 153
Northamptonshire median annual salary £40,750 £32,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.34% -11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £32,000 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,375 £52,900 £57,000
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% -

Linux is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Northamptonshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 220 269 355
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 17.87% 24.86% 24.52%
Number of salaries quoted 179 219 269
Northamptonshire median annual salary £38,500 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.33% -14.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £23,500 £19,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £61,250 £52,500
East Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

Job postings citing Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Northamptonshire

Linux
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Salary trend for Linux in Northamptonshire

Linux
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Northamptonshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Linux in Northamptonshire

Linux
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 18 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -42 28 £40,000 +37.93% 4
Corby -2 10 £65,000 +13.04% 2
Kettering -2 4 £40,000 -
Towcester -2 4 £32,000 -8.57% 1
Linux
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 November 2018, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Linux.

1 34 (51.52%) Java
2 27 (40.91%) Unix
2 27 (40.91%) Windows
3 22 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 21 (31.82%) Bash Shell
5 20 (30.30%) Python
5 20 (30.30%) SQL
6 17 (25.76%) MySQL
6 17 (25.76%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (25.76%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (24.24%) Puppet
7 16 (24.24%) DevOps
7 16 (24.24%) Configuration Management
7 16 (24.24%) HTML
8 14 (21.21%) Oracle
8 14 (21.21%) JavaScript
8 14 (21.21%) Web Services
8 14 (21.21%) Spring
9 13 (19.70%) Jenkins
10 12 (18.18%) Ruby
10 12 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
10 12 (18.18%) Mac OS
10 12 (18.18%) Software Engineering
10 12 (18.18%) Hibernate
10 12 (18.18%) JBoss
10 12 (18.18%) CSS
10 12 (18.18%) Tomcat
11 11 (16.67%) SOAP
11 11 (16.67%) PHP
11 11 (16.67%) OOP

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 12 (18.18%) JBoss
1 12 (18.18%) Tomcat
2 5 (7.58%) Apache
2 5 (7.58%) Confluence
3 3 (4.55%) CMS
4 1 (1.52%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.52%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.52%) Chatbot
2 1 (1.52%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (7.58%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (3.03%) Amazon S3
4 2 (3.03%) GitHub
4 2 (3.03%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (3.03%) Route 53
4 2 (3.03%) SaaS
5 1 (1.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (1.52%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (1.52%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (1.52%) AWS CodePipeline
5 1 (1.52%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.52%) Serverless
5 1 (1.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.58%) Firewall
2 3 (4.55%) DNS
2 3 (4.55%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (4.55%) iSCSI
2 3 (4.55%) SAN
2 3 (4.55%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.03%) DHCP
3 2 (3.03%) LAN
3 2 (3.03%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (3.03%) WAN
4 1 (1.52%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.52%) HTTP
4 1 (1.52%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.52%) IPsec
4 1 (1.52%) NAS
4 1 (1.52%) Network Security
4 1 (1.52%) SMTP
4 1 (1.52%) SSL
4 1 (1.52%) tcpdump
4 1 (1.52%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (25.76%) MySQL
2 4 (6.06%) NoSQL
2 4 (6.06%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (4.55%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.03%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (3.03%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.52%) Amazon Aurora
5 1 (1.52%) Big Data
5 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 13 (19.70%) Jenkins
3 8 (12.12%) JIRA
4 4 (6.06%) SonarQube
4 4 (6.06%) Subversion
5 3 (4.55%) JUnit
5 3 (4.55%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (3.03%) gulp
7 1 (1.52%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (1.52%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (1.52%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (13.64%) Finance
2 4 (6.06%) Marketing
3 3 (4.55%) Advertising
3 3 (4.55%) Billing
4 2 (3.03%) Banking
4 2 (3.03%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.52%) Back Office
5 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (36.36%) Developer
2 14 (21.21%) Java Developer
2 14 (21.21%) Linux Engineer
3 11 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 9 (13.64%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 9 (13.64%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 9 (13.64%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (9.09%) Lead Developer
5 6 (9.09%) Lead Java Developer
6 5 (7.58%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 5 (7.58%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Analyst
7 4 (6.06%) AWS Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Java Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) PHP Developer
7 4 (6.06%) Support Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) Embedded Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Embedded Linux Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Full Stack Developer
8 3 (4.55%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (24.24%) HTML
2 14 (21.21%) Spring
2 14 (21.21%) Web Services
3 12 (18.18%) CSS
3 12 (18.18%) Hibernate
4 11 (16.67%) SOAP
5 8 (12.12%) jQuery
5 8 (12.12%) XML
6 7 (10.61%) AngularJS
6 7 (10.61%) J2EE
7 6 (9.09%) Java EE
8 5 (7.58%) JSON
8 5 (7.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (4.55%) Laravel
9 3 (4.55%) LESS
10 2 (3.03%) Django
10 2 (3.03%) Flask
10 2 (3.03%) React
10 2 (3.03%) RESTful
10 2 (3.03%) SQLAlchemy
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.58%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.06%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.55%) Fintech
3 3 (4.55%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.55%) Public Cloud
3 3 (4.55%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 1 (1.52%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 27 (40.91%) Unix
1 27 (40.91%) Windows
2 12 (18.18%) Mac OS
3 9 (13.64%) Windows Server
4 5 (7.58%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (7.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (4.55%) Embedded Linux
6 3 (4.55%) FreeRTOS
6 3 (4.55%) VMS
6 3 (4.55%) Windows 2000
6 3 (4.55%) Windows NT
6 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.03%) AIX
7 2 (3.03%) CentOS
7 2 (3.03%) Ubuntu
7 2 (3.03%) Windows 10
7 2 (3.03%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.52%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.76%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (25.76%) Continuous Integration
2 16 (24.24%) Configuration Management
2 16 (24.24%) DevOps
3 12 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 11 (16.67%) OOP
5 9 (13.64%) ITIL
5 9 (13.64%) Mentoring
6 8 (12.12%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (12.12%) Microservices
6 8 (12.12%) OO
7 7 (10.61%) SDLC
7 7 (10.61%) Web Operations
8 6 (9.09%) Web Development
9 5 (7.58%) TDD
9 5 (7.58%) Test Automation
9 5 (7.58%) Unit Testing
10 4 (6.06%) High Availability
10 4 (6.06%) Problem-Solving
11 3 (4.55%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 34 (51.52%) Java
2 21 (31.82%) Bash Shell
3 20 (30.30%) Python
3 20 (30.30%) SQL
4 14 (21.21%) JavaScript
5 12 (18.18%) Ruby
6 11 (16.67%) PHP
7 6 (9.09%) C++
7 6 (9.09%) PL/SQL
8 4 (6.06%) Perl
9 3 (4.55%) Java 8
9 3 (4.55%) Shell Script
9 3 (4.55%) VB
10 2 (3.03%) C#
10 2 (3.03%) C-shell
11 1 (1.52%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.52%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.52%) R
11 1 (1.52%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (4.55%) Degree
1 3 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (1.52%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.52%) QA
2 1 (1.52%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (12.12%) Hyper-V
2 5 (7.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.06%) XenApp
3 4 (6.06%) XenDesktop
4 3 (4.55%) Docker
4 3 (4.55%) NFS
4 3 (4.55%) vCloud
4 3 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (4.55%) vSphere
5 2 (3.03%) KVM
5 2 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (3.03%) Xen
6 1 (1.52%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.52%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 16 (24.24%) Puppet
2 7 (10.61%) Ansible
3 5 (7.58%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (7.58%) Terraform
4 3 (4.55%) NetBackup
4 3 (4.55%) Salt
4 3 (4.55%) vCenter Server
4 3 (4.55%) vMotion
4 3 (4.55%) WMI
5 2 (3.03%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.52%) Consul
6 1 (1.52%) Grafana
6 1 (1.52%) Kibana
6 1 (1.52%) logstash
6 1 (1.52%) Nagios
6 1 (1.52%) Packer
Vendors
1 14 (21.21%) Oracle
2 10 (15.15%) VMware
3 9 (13.64%) Microsoft
4 6 (9.09%) Citrix
5 5 (7.58%) Red Hat
6 4 (6.06%) Cisco
6 4 (6.06%) EMC
6 4 (6.06%) NetApp
7 3 (4.55%) Atlassian
7 3 (4.55%) Dell
7 3 (4.55%) HP
7 3 (4.55%) IBM
7 3 (4.55%) Veeam
8 2 (3.03%) Splunk
9 1 (1.52%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.52%) Juniper
9 1 (1.52%) Palo Alto
9 1 (1.52%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.52%) WooCommerce
9 1 (1.52%) WSO2