Period
to 22 January 2019

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 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 33 20 25
Rank change year-on-year -13 +5 -18
Permanent jobs citing Linux 65 92 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 5.94% 8.33% 8.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.02% 32.06% 34.38%
Number of salaries quoted 67 90 104
Northamptonshire median annual salary £47,500 £29,000 £37,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +63.79% -22.15% -6.88%
10th Percentile £32,000 £27,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £57,500
East Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% +8.75% -

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 232 287 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 21.19% 25.97% 23.72%
Number of salaries quoted 175 236 241
Northamptonshire median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -2.78% -10.00%
10th Percentile £24,000 £19,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £61,250 £53,250
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,492 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.69% -0.02% -

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 January 2019.

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 January 2019. 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 -29 29 £40,000 +37.93% 7
Corby +10 7 £65,000 +13.04%
Kettering +1 4 £38,500 -3.75% 1
Towcester -2 4 £32,000 -8.57%
Linux
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 27 (41.54%) Java
1 27 (41.54%) Unix
2 26 (40.00%) Windows
3 23 (35.38%) Python
4 21 (32.31%) Git (software)
4 21 (32.31%) Bash Shell
5 19 (29.23%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (26.15%) SQL
6 17 (26.15%) DevOps
7 15 (23.08%) Puppet
7 15 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
7 15 (23.08%) Configuration Management
8 14 (21.54%) Jenkins
9 13 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 13 (20.00%) Tomcat
9 13 (20.00%) Oracle
9 13 (20.00%) ITIL
9 13 (20.00%) JBoss
9 13 (20.00%) VMware
9 13 (20.00%) Windows Server
10 12 (18.46%) Ruby
10 12 (18.46%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (18.46%) MySQL
10 12 (18.46%) Hyper-V
11 11 (16.92%) HTML
11 11 (16.92%) JavaScript
11 11 (16.92%) Software Engineering
12 10 (15.38%) Web Services
12 10 (15.38%) Microsoft
12 10 (15.38%) Data Centre

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 13 (20.00%) JBoss
1 13 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 6 (9.23%) Apache
3 4 (6.15%) Confluence
4 2 (3.08%) IIS
5 1 (1.54%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.54%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.54%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.54%) CATIA
2 1 (1.54%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) ENOVIA
Cloud Services
1 15 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (7.69%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (6.15%) SaaS
5 2 (3.08%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (3.08%) Amazon S3
5 2 (3.08%) GitHub
5 2 (3.08%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (3.08%) Route 53
6 1 (1.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (1.54%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (1.54%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (1.54%) AWS CodePipeline
6 1 (1.54%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (1.54%) IaaS
6 1 (1.54%) PaaS
6 1 (1.54%) Serverless
6 1 (1.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.23%) Fibre Channel
1 6 (9.23%) Firewall
1 6 (9.23%) iSCSI
2 4 (6.15%) SAN
3 3 (4.62%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.08%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (3.08%) DNS
4 2 (3.08%) IPsec
4 2 (3.08%) LAN
4 2 (3.08%) NAS
4 2 (3.08%) VLAN
4 2 (3.08%) WAN
5 1 (1.54%) DHCP
5 1 (1.54%) HTTP
5 1 (1.54%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.54%) Network Security
5 1 (1.54%) SMPP
5 1 (1.54%) SMTP
5 1 (1.54%) SSH
5 1 (1.54%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.46%) MySQL
2 5 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 4 (6.15%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (6.15%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (6.15%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.62%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.08%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (3.08%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.54%) Amazon Aurora
6 1 (1.54%) Big Data
6 1 (1.54%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (32.31%) Git (software)
2 14 (21.54%) Jenkins
3 8 (12.31%) JIRA
4 3 (4.62%) JUnit
4 3 (4.62%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (3.08%) gulp
5 2 (3.08%) SonarQube
5 2 (3.08%) Subversion
5 2 (3.08%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.54%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 6 (9.23%) Billing
2 3 (4.62%) Advertising
2 3 (4.62%) Automotive
2 3 (4.62%) Finance
3 2 (3.08%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.54%) Back Office
4 1 (1.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (29.23%) Developer
2 13 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
3 12 (18.46%) DevOps Engineer
4 9 (13.85%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 9 (13.85%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 8 (12.31%) Systems Engineer
6 7 (10.77%) Java Developer
7 6 (9.23%) Support Specialist
7 6 (9.23%) Technical Specialist
7 6 (9.23%) Technical Support
7 6 (9.23%) Technical Support Specialist
8 5 (7.69%) Senior Linux Engineer
8 5 (7.69%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 4 (6.15%) Analyst
9 4 (6.15%) AWS Engineer
9 4 (6.15%) Full Stack Developer
9 4 (6.15%) Support Analyst
10 3 (4.62%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 3 (4.62%) Embedded Engineer
10 3 (4.62%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.92%) HTML
2 10 (15.38%) Web Services
3 9 (13.85%) CSS
4 8 (12.31%) AngularJS
5 7 (10.77%) Spring
6 6 (9.23%) Hibernate
6 6 (9.23%) J2EE
6 6 (9.23%) SOAP
6 6 (9.23%) XML
7 5 (7.69%) Django
7 5 (7.69%) jQuery
8 3 (4.62%) Flask
8 3 (4.62%) JSON
8 3 (4.62%) Laravel
8 3 (4.62%) React
8 3 (4.62%) SQLAlchemy
9 2 (3.08%) Elastic Stack
9 2 (3.08%) Java EE
9 2 (3.08%) LAPP Stack
9 2 (3.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 6 (9.23%) Public Cloud
2 6 (9.23%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 3 (4.62%) Fintech
4 1 (1.54%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 27 (41.54%) Unix
2 26 (40.00%) Windows
3 13 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 8 (12.31%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (12.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (9.23%) Mac OS
5 6 (9.23%) VMS
5 6 (9.23%) Windows 2000
5 6 (9.23%) Windows NT
5 6 (9.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.62%) Embedded Linux
6 3 (4.62%) FreeRTOS
7 2 (3.08%) CentOS
7 2 (3.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.08%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.54%) AIX
8 1 (1.54%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.54%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (29.23%) Continuous Integration
2 17 (26.15%) DevOps
3 15 (23.08%) Configuration Management
4 13 (20.00%) ITIL
5 12 (18.46%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (16.92%) Software Engineering
7 9 (13.85%) Mentoring
8 7 (10.77%) Web Operations
9 6 (9.23%) Desktop Virtualisation
9 6 (9.23%) ITIL V3
9 6 (9.23%) Migration
9 6 (9.23%) OOP
9 6 (9.23%) SDLC
10 5 (7.69%) Microservices
10 5 (7.69%) Web Development
11 4 (6.15%) Change Control
11 4 (6.15%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (6.15%) Data Modelling
11 4 (6.15%) Problem-Solving
11 4 (6.15%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 27 (41.54%) Java
2 23 (35.38%) Python
3 21 (32.31%) Bash Shell
4 17 (26.15%) SQL
5 12 (18.46%) Ruby
6 11 (16.92%) JavaScript
7 7 (10.77%) PHP
7 7 (10.77%) PL/SQL
8 6 (9.23%) VB
9 4 (6.15%) C++
9 4 (6.15%) Shell Script
10 3 (4.62%) Java 8
10 3 (4.62%) PowerShell
11 2 (3.08%) Perl
12 1 (1.54%) C#
12 1 (1.54%) C-shell
12 1 (1.54%) MATLAB
12 1 (1.54%) R
12 1 (1.54%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (9.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (3.08%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (3.08%) Degree
3 1 (1.54%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (3.08%) QA
2 1 (1.54%) COBIT
2 1 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (1.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (18.46%) Hyper-V
2 8 (12.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (10.77%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (10.77%) vSphere
4 6 (9.23%) NFS
4 6 (9.23%) vCloud
5 4 (6.15%) XenApp
5 4 (6.15%) XenDesktop
6 3 (4.62%) Docker
6 3 (4.62%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (3.08%) Active Directory
8 1 (1.54%) Apache Flume
8 1 (1.54%) GPFS
8 1 (1.54%) KVM
8 1 (1.54%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (23.08%) Puppet
2 7 (10.77%) vCenter Server
3 6 (9.23%) Ansible
3 6 (9.23%) NetBackup
3 6 (9.23%) vMotion
3 6 (9.23%) WMI
4 5 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (7.69%) Terraform
5 3 (4.62%) Salt
6 2 (3.08%) Kubernetes
6 2 (3.08%) Nagios
7 1 (1.54%) Cobbler
7 1 (1.54%) Consul
7 1 (1.54%) Ganglia
7 1 (1.54%) Grafana
7 1 (1.54%) Kibana
7 1 (1.54%) logstash
7 1 (1.54%) Packer
Vendors
1 13 (20.00%) Oracle
1 13 (20.00%) VMware
2 10 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 9 (13.85%) NetApp
4 8 (12.31%) Cisco
4 8 (12.31%) EMC
5 7 (10.77%) Dell
5 7 (10.77%) HP
6 6 (9.23%) IBM
6 6 (9.23%) Veeam
7 5 (7.69%) Citrix
8 3 (4.62%) Atlassian
9 2 (3.08%) CheckPoint
9 2 (3.08%) Juniper
9 2 (3.08%) Palo Alto
9 2 (3.08%) Red Hat
9 2 (3.08%) Splunk
10 1 (1.54%) SAP
10 1 (1.54%) ServiceNow
10 1 (1.54%) WSO2