Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 22 14
Rank change year-on-year -11 -8 +4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 88 102 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 6.09% 8.86% 12.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.65% 44.54% 45.97%
Number of salaries quoted 75 129 171
Northamptonshire median annual salary £44,000 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.33% -1.32% -5.00%
10th Percentile £31,000 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £59,750 £50,500 £55,000
East Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% +2.56%

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 254 229 385
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 17.57% 19.90% 26.21%
Number of salaries quoted 208 197 292
Northamptonshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.11% - -
10th Percentile £24,500 £22,200 £21,525
90th Percentile £53,750 £58,000 £50,000
East Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year +2.74% -1.35% +5.71%

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 58 £47,500 +26.67% 2
Corby -14 11 £42,000 -26.96%
Kettering - 10 £37,500 - 1
Wellingborough - 2 - -
Linux
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 41 (46.59%) Java
2 39 (44.32%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (37.50%) Unix
4 26 (29.55%) Windows
5 24 (27.27%) SQL
6 22 (25.00%) Bash Shell
7 19 (21.59%) JavaScript
8 18 (20.45%) Red Hat
8 18 (20.45%) OOP
8 18 (20.45%) OO
8 18 (20.45%) Mac OS
9 17 (19.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 15 (17.05%) TDD
11 14 (15.91%) SUSE
11 14 (15.91%) C#
11 14 (15.91%) Problem-Solving
12 13 (14.77%) Shell Script
13 12 (13.64%) C++
13 12 (13.64%) HTML
13 12 (13.64%) Web Development
14 11 (12.50%) Spring
14 11 (12.50%) jQuery
14 11 (12.50%) BDD
14 11 (12.50%) VMware
14 11 (12.50%) Pair Programming
14 11 (12.50%) Perl
14 11 (12.50%) PHP
14 11 (12.50%) AIX
14 11 (12.50%) Web Services
15 10 (11.36%) MySQL

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 9 (10.23%) Apache
2 4 (4.55%) CMS
3 1 (1.14%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.14%) Confluence
3 1 (1.14%) SAS
3 1 (1.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Abaqus
1 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (5.68%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (1.14%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.09%) SaaS
2 7 (7.95%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.41%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.27%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (2.27%) Serverless
5 1 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.14%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (1.14%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.14%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.14%) GitHub
5 1 (1.14%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.14%) Office 365
5 1 (1.14%) Route 53
5 1 (1.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.68%) DNS
2 3 (3.41%) DHCP
2 3 (3.41%) Firewall
3 2 (2.27%) Internet
3 2 (2.27%) Wireless
4 1 (1.14%) Cisco Firepower
4 1 (1.14%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (1.14%) LAN
4 1 (1.14%) MPLS
4 1 (1.14%) MQTT
4 1 (1.14%) Network Security
4 1 (1.14%) OSPF
4 1 (1.14%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (1.14%) SMS
4 1 (1.14%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (1.14%) TACACS
4 1 (1.14%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.14%) VLAN
4 1 (1.14%) VPN
4 1 (1.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.36%) MySQL
2 7 (7.95%) SAP HANA
2 7 (7.95%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.41%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.14%) Amazon Aurora
5 1 (1.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.14%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.14%) Big Data
5 1 (1.14%) DB2
5 1 (1.14%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.14%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (10.23%) JIRA
2 6 (6.82%) Git (software)
2 6 (6.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (4.55%) SonarQube
3 4 (4.55%) Subversion
4 3 (3.41%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (2.27%) Bitbucket
5 2 (2.27%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.14%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.14%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (11.36%) Finance
1 10 (11.36%) Manufacturing
2 9 (10.23%) Retail
3 5 (5.68%) Marketing
4 2 (2.27%) Banking
4 2 (2.27%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.14%) Automotive
5 1 (1.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (37.50%) Developer
2 19 (21.59%) Java Developer
3 13 (14.77%) Analyst
4 12 (13.64%) Administrator
4 12 (13.64%) Applications Support
4 12 (13.64%) Support Analyst
5 11 (12.50%) Applications Support Analyst
5 11 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
6 9 (10.23%) Systems Engineer
7 7 (7.95%) Linux Administrator
7 7 (7.95%) Linux Support
8 6 (6.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 6 (6.82%) Lead Developer
8 6 (6.82%) Lead Java Developer
8 6 (6.82%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 5 (5.68%) PHP Developer
9 5 (5.68%) Senior Developer
9 5 (5.68%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 5 (5.68%) Software Engineer
10 4 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.64%) HTML
2 11 (12.50%) jQuery
2 11 (12.50%) Spring
2 11 (12.50%) Web Services
3 10 (11.36%) Hibernate
4 9 (10.23%) CSS
5 8 (9.09%) .NET
5 8 (9.09%) RESTful
6 7 (7.95%) SOAP
7 6 (6.82%) Java EE
8 5 (5.68%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (5.68%) JSON
9 4 (4.55%) CSS3
9 4 (4.55%) HTML5
9 4 (4.55%) LESS
9 4 (4.55%) Node.js
9 4 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (3.41%) Middleware
10 3 (3.41%) REST
10 3 (3.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.95%) LPAR
2 6 (6.82%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.82%) User Experience
3 4 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.41%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.27%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.27%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.27%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (2.27%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.14%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.14%) Home Automation
6 1 (1.14%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.14%) Replication
6 1 (1.14%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.14%) Smart Home
6 1 (1.14%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 33 (37.50%) Unix
2 26 (29.55%) Windows
3 18 (20.45%) Mac OS
4 17 (19.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (15.91%) SUSE
6 11 (12.50%) AIX
7 4 (4.55%) Embedded Linux
7 4 (4.55%) Windows Server
8 3 (3.41%) Solaris
8 3 (3.41%) Ubuntu
9 2 (2.27%) FreeRTOS
9 2 (2.27%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.14%) CentOS
10 1 (1.14%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (44.32%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (20.45%) OO
2 18 (20.45%) OOP
3 15 (17.05%) TDD
4 14 (15.91%) Problem-Solving
5 12 (13.64%) Web Development
6 11 (12.50%) BDD
6 11 (12.50%) Pair Programming
7 10 (11.36%) Software Engineering
8 9 (10.23%) Mentoring
8 9 (10.23%) Unit Testing
9 8 (9.09%) ATDD
9 8 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
9 8 (9.09%) Refactoring
10 7 (7.95%) E-Commerce
10 7 (7.95%) ITIL
10 7 (7.95%) Line Management
10 7 (7.95%) MVC
10 7 (7.95%) Proactive Monitoring
10 7 (7.95%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 41 (46.59%) Java
2 24 (27.27%) SQL
3 22 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 19 (21.59%) JavaScript
5 14 (15.91%) C#
6 13 (14.77%) Shell Script
7 12 (13.64%) C++
8 11 (12.50%) Perl
8 11 (12.50%) PHP
9 10 (11.36%) Korn
10 6 (6.82%) T-SQL
11 4 (4.55%) C
11 4 (4.55%) Python
12 3 (3.41%) Java 8
13 2 (2.27%) MATLAB
13 2 (2.27%) PL/SQL
13 2 (2.27%) PowerShell
13 2 (2.27%) VB.NET
14 1 (1.14%) C-shell
14 1 (1.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (9.09%) Degree
2 3 (3.41%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.14%) CCNA
4 1 (1.14%) CCNP
4 1 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.14%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.14%) Sun Certification
4 1 (1.14%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.14%) GCP
2 1 (1.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.14%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (6.82%) Cronacle
3 3 (3.41%) Docker
4 1 (1.14%) KVM
4 1 (1.14%) vSphere
4 1 (1.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (11.36%) Red Hat Satellite
2 8 (9.09%) Puppet
3 2 (2.27%) Ansible
3 2 (2.27%) SCCM
4 1 (1.14%) Grafana
4 1 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.14%) Packer
4 1 (1.14%) PowerCLI
4 1 (1.14%) QRadar
4 1 (1.14%) SCOM
4 1 (1.14%) Terraform
4 1 (1.14%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 18 (20.45%) Red Hat
2 11 (12.50%) VMware
3 10 (11.36%) SAP
4 9 (10.23%) IBM
4 9 (10.23%) Oracle
5 3 (3.41%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.27%) hybris
7 1 (1.14%) Ab Initio
7 1 (1.14%) Cisco
7 1 (1.14%) Citrix
7 1 (1.14%) Dynatrace
7 1 (1.14%) F5
7 1 (1.14%) HP
7 1 (1.14%) Informatica
7 1 (1.14%) Meraki
7 1 (1.14%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.14%) Splunk
7 1 (1.14%) Teradata
7 1 (1.14%) Tripwire
7 1 (1.14%) WooCommerce