Period
to 21 April 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 21 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 21 9
Rank change year-on-year -6 -12 +15
Permanent jobs citing Linux 81 109 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 6.25% 8.42% 16.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.34% 38.52% 56.44%
Number of salaries quoted 64 105 181
Northamptonshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,125 £57,500 £55,000
East Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +18.75% +5.26% +1.33%

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 267 283 450
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 20.59% 21.85% 29.34%
Number of salaries quoted 214 229 309
Northamptonshire median annual salary £41,500 £36,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.28% -5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £24,500 £21,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £50,000
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 -14 49 £47,500 +18.75% 6
Corby - 7 £45,000 - 1
Kettering +6 6 £37,500 +20.97% 3
Towcester - 5 £24,500 - 1
Wellingborough - 2 - - 1
Linux
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 36 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (43.21%) Java
3 28 (34.57%) Unix
4 23 (28.40%) Windows
5 22 (27.16%) Bash Shell
6 17 (20.99%) SQL
6 17 (20.99%) Red Hat
7 16 (19.75%) OO
8 15 (18.52%) OOP
8 15 (18.52%) Amazon AWS
8 15 (18.52%) BDD
8 15 (18.52%) TDD
9 14 (17.28%) Pair Programming
9 14 (17.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (17.28%) Mac OS
10 13 (16.05%) DevOps
10 13 (16.05%) Problem-Solving
11 12 (14.81%) JavaScript
11 12 (14.81%) Perl
11 12 (14.81%) ITIL
11 12 (14.81%) Python
12 11 (13.58%) VMware
12 11 (13.58%) Shell Script
12 11 (13.58%) IBM
12 11 (13.58%) Refactoring
12 11 (13.58%) ATDD
13 10 (12.35%) VMware Infrastructure
13 10 (12.35%) Puppet
13 10 (12.35%) SUSE
14 9 (11.11%) AIX

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 8 (9.88%) Apache
2 2 (2.47%) OpenStack
2 2 (2.47%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.23%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.23%) Confluence
3 1 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.23%) nginx
3 1 (1.23%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (4.94%) EPLAN
2 1 (1.23%) Abaqus
Business Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 15 (18.52%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (9.88%) SaaS
3 6 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (3.70%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (3.70%) Amazon S3
4 3 (3.70%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (3.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (2.47%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (2.47%) GitHub
5 2 (2.47%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (2.47%) Serverless
6 1 (1.23%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.23%) Office 365
6 1 (1.23%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.23%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.41%) DNS
2 5 (6.17%) Firewall
2 5 (6.17%) Internet
3 4 (4.94%) Profibus
3 4 (4.94%) RFID
4 2 (2.47%) DHCP
4 2 (2.47%) MQTT
4 2 (2.47%) SNMP
4 2 (2.47%) SSH
4 2 (2.47%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.47%) Wireless
5 1 (1.23%) LAN
5 1 (1.23%) MPLS
5 1 (1.23%) OSPF
5 1 (1.23%) SSL
5 1 (1.23%) TACACS
5 1 (1.23%) VLAN
5 1 (1.23%) VPN
5 1 (1.23%) WAN
5 1 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.88%) MySQL
2 6 (7.41%) SAP HANA
3 5 (6.17%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.94%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.70%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.47%) Big Data
6 2 (2.47%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.23%) Amazon Aurora
7 1 (1.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.23%) DB2
7 1 (1.23%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.23%) MariaDB
7 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (9.88%) JIRA
2 7 (8.64%) Jenkins
3 6 (7.41%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.47%) Bitbucket
5 2 (2.47%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.23%) LabVIEW
6 1 (1.23%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.23%) SonarQube
General
1 9 (11.11%) Retail
2 7 (8.64%) Finance
2 7 (8.64%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.70%) Banking
4 2 (2.47%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.47%) Law
5 1 (1.23%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 25 (30.86%) Developer
2 15 (18.52%) Java Developer
3 12 (14.81%) Analyst
4 11 (13.58%) Applications Support
4 11 (13.58%) Support Analyst
5 10 (12.35%) Applications Support Analyst
6 9 (11.11%) Administrator
7 8 (9.88%) Systems Administrator
8 7 (8.64%) Linux Support
8 7 (8.64%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (6.17%) Architect
9 5 (6.17%) Embedded Engineer
9 5 (6.17%) Linux Engineer
9 5 (6.17%) Software Engineer
10 4 (4.94%) Linux Administrator
10 4 (4.94%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 4 (4.94%) Senior Developer
10 4 (4.94%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (4.94%) Unix Administrator
10 4 (4.94%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.88%) Web Services
2 7 (8.64%) RESTful
3 6 (7.41%) .NET
4 5 (6.17%) Middleware
4 5 (6.17%) XML
5 4 (4.94%) HTML
5 4 (4.94%) HTML5
5 4 (4.94%) LAMP
5 4 (4.94%) Node.js
6 3 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (3.70%) CSS
6 3 (3.70%) CSS3
6 3 (3.70%) Hibernate
6 3 (3.70%) jQuery
6 3 (3.70%) REST
6 3 (3.70%) Spring
7 2 (2.47%) Flask
7 2 (2.47%) JSON
7 2 (2.47%) Spring Boot
7 2 (2.47%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.41%) Data Centre
1 6 (7.41%) LPAR
2 5 (6.17%) Driving Licence
3 4 (4.94%) CAN bus
3 4 (4.94%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.94%) SCADA
4 3 (3.70%) Client/Server
4 3 (3.70%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (3.70%) Replication
4 3 (3.70%) User Experience
5 2 (2.47%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.47%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.47%) Internet of Things
5 2 (2.47%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.47%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.23%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.23%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.23%) Home Automation
6 1 (1.23%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 28 (34.57%) Unix
2 23 (28.40%) Windows
3 14 (17.28%) Mac OS
3 14 (17.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (12.35%) SUSE
5 9 (11.11%) AIX
6 5 (6.17%) Embedded Linux
7 4 (4.94%) Ubuntu
8 3 (3.70%) FreeRTOS
8 3 (3.70%) Solaris
8 3 (3.70%) Windows Server
8 3 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (1.23%) CentOS
10 1 (1.23%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (1.23%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (19.75%) OO
3 15 (18.52%) BDD
3 15 (18.52%) OOP
3 15 (18.52%) TDD
4 14 (17.28%) Pair Programming
5 13 (16.05%) DevOps
5 13 (16.05%) Problem-Solving
6 12 (14.81%) ITIL
7 11 (13.58%) ATDD
7 11 (13.58%) Refactoring
8 9 (11.11%) Software Engineering
8 9 (11.11%) User Stories
9 8 (9.88%) Mentoring
10 7 (8.64%) Open Source
10 7 (8.64%) Performance Analysis
11 6 (7.41%) E-Commerce
11 6 (7.41%) Problem Management
12 5 (6.17%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (6.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 35 (43.21%) Java
2 22 (27.16%) Bash Shell
3 17 (20.99%) SQL
4 12 (14.81%) JavaScript
4 12 (14.81%) Perl
4 12 (14.81%) Python
5 11 (13.58%) Shell Script
6 9 (11.11%) C#
6 9 (11.11%) C++
7 7 (8.64%) Korn
8 6 (7.41%) C
8 6 (7.41%) PHP
9 3 (3.70%) Java 8
9 3 (3.70%) Ruby
9 3 (3.70%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.47%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.47%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.23%) C-shell
11 1 (1.23%) ES6
11 1 (1.23%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (9.88%) Degree
2 3 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.47%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.23%) CCNA
4 1 (1.23%) CCNP
4 1 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.23%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.47%) COBIT
1 2 (2.47%) GCP
2 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.23%) JTAG
System Software
1 10 (12.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (6.17%) Cronacle
2 5 (6.17%) Docker
3 3 (3.70%) vSphere
4 1 (1.23%) Firmware
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (12.35%) Puppet
2 7 (8.64%) Red Hat Satellite
3 6 (7.41%) Ansible
4 4 (4.94%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.47%) SCCM
5 2 (2.47%) Terraform
5 2 (2.47%) vCenter Server
6 1 (1.23%) Automic
6 1 (1.23%) Data Guard
6 1 (1.23%) Grafana
6 1 (1.23%) Kibana
6 1 (1.23%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.23%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (1.23%) Packer
6 1 (1.23%) PowerCLI
6 1 (1.23%) QRadar
6 1 (1.23%) Salt
6 1 (1.23%) SCOM
6 1 (1.23%) systemd
6 1 (1.23%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 17 (20.99%) Red Hat
2 11 (13.58%) IBM
2 11 (13.58%) VMware
3 9 (11.11%) SAP
4 8 (9.88%) Oracle
5 5 (6.17%) Microsoft
6 4 (4.94%) Siemens
7 3 (3.70%) Google
7 3 (3.70%) Teradata
8 2 (2.47%) AppDynamics
8 2 (2.47%) Cisco
8 2 (2.47%) HP
8 2 (2.47%) hybris
9 1 (1.23%) Citrix
9 1 (1.23%) Dynatrace
9 1 (1.23%) EMC
9 1 (1.23%) F5
9 1 (1.23%) Informatica
9 1 (1.23%) Meraki
9 1 (1.23%) Splunk