The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 31 27 26
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 243 285 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 6.59% 7.59% 7.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.76% 32.83% 25.21%
Number of salaries quoted 202 242 209
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%
Linux
England

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

Operating Systems Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
790 868 932
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 21.43% 23.10% 29.31%
Number of salaries quoted 631 750 804
Average salary £35,000 £35,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.70% +0.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Linux
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Linux Salary Trend in the East Midlands

Linux
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

Linux
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire 0 90 £45,000 +20.00% 11
Nottinghamshire -12 71 £35,000 +7.69% 26
Derbyshire -1 45 £37,500 -6.25% 11
Leicestershire -8 22 £35,000 -12.50% 6
Lincolnshire -2 8 £31,250 -2.34% 9
Rutland - 2 £42,500 - 1
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux.

1 248 (49.80%) Windows
2 156 (31.33%) MySQL
3 146 (29.32%) UNIX
4 127 (25.50%) Apache
5 122 (24.50%) Agile Software Development
6 111 (22.29%) Java
7 109 (21.89%) JavaScript
8 98 (19.68%) SQL
9 93 (18.67%) SAN
10 91 (18.27%) Oracle
11 86 (17.27%) VMware
12 84 (16.87%) PHP
13 81 (16.27%) Microsoft
14 79 (15.86%) Cisco
15 77 (15.46%) HTML
16 73 (14.66%) Degree
17 65 (13.05%) jQuery
17 65 (13.05%) IBM
18 64 (12.85%) LAN
18 64 (12.85%) Tomcat
19 63 (12.65%) SQL Server
20 62 (12.45%) CSS
20 62 (12.45%) Software Engineering
21 61 (12.25%) WAN
22 59 (11.85%) Hyper-V
23 56 (11.24%) Web Services
24 54 (10.84%) Open Source
25 52 (10.44%) ITIL
25 52 (10.44%) C++
26 51 (10.24%) Firewall

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 127 (25.50%) Apache
2 64 (12.85%) Tomcat
3 38 (7.63%) IIS
4 31 (6.22%) OpenStack
5 26 (5.22%) JBoss
5 26 (5.22%) MS Exchange
6 22 (4.42%) CICS
6 22 (4.42%) WebSphere
7 12 (2.41%) Oracle Workflow
8 9 (1.81%) WebSphere Application Server
8 9 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2010
8 9 (1.81%) Confluence
9 8 (1.61%) Apache Solr
10 7 (1.41%) Drupal
11 5 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (0.80%) CMS
12 4 (0.80%) WordPress
12 4 (0.80%) nginx
13 3 (0.60%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
13 3 (0.60%) Joomla!
Applications
1 35 (7.03%) MS Excel
2 15 (3.01%) Simulink
2 15 (3.01%) TargetLink
3 9 (1.81%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (2.61%) Magento
2 4 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.40%) SAP SRM
4 2 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.40%) Oracle CRM
4 2 (0.40%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.20%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.20%) ResourceLink
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 38 (7.63%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (6.83%) Google Apps
3 14 (2.81%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (1.20%) Amazon S3
4 6 (1.20%) SaaS
5 5 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (1.00%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.40%) Office 365
7 1 (0.20%) GitHub
7 1 (0.20%) PaaS
7 1 (0.20%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 93 (18.67%) SAN
2 64 (12.85%) LAN
3 61 (12.25%) WAN
4 51 (10.24%) Firewall
5 41 (8.23%) TCP/IP
6 36 (7.23%) DNS
7 29 (5.82%) Internet
8 19 (3.82%) NAS
9 18 (3.61%) VPN
10 15 (3.01%) HTTP
11 14 (2.81%) SSL
11 14 (2.81%) Network Security
12 12 (2.41%) Intrusion Detection
13 11 (2.21%) Cisco ASA
14 9 (1.81%) FTP
14 9 (1.81%) DHCP
15 8 (1.61%) VLAN
15 8 (1.61%) IPsec
15 8 (1.61%) Cisco Nexus
16 6 (1.20%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 156 (31.33%) MySQL
2 63 (12.65%) SQL Server
3 31 (6.22%) DB2
4 30 (6.02%) Relational Database
5 21 (4.22%) Oracle Database
6 20 (4.02%) Oracle Database 11g
7 11 (2.21%) Oracle Database 10g
7 11 (2.21%) NoSQL
8 9 (1.81%) Oracle Database 12c
8 9 (1.81%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (1.41%) CouchDB
9 7 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (1.41%) Couchbase
10 6 (1.20%) MS Access
11 5 (1.00%) Big Data
12 3 (0.60%) Oracle BI EE
12 3 (0.60%) MongoDB
13 2 (0.40%) Hadoop
13 2 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.40%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 29 (5.82%) Git (software)
2 26 (5.22%) Jenkins
3 16 (3.21%) Visual Studio
4 14 (2.81%) LoadRunner
4 14 (2.81%) JIRA
5 10 (2.01%) HP UFT
5 10 (2.01%) Hudson
6 8 (1.61%) Subversion
7 5 (1.00%) TeamCity
8 4 (0.80%) Selenium
8 4 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (0.60%) GDB
9 3 (0.60%) Gradle
9 3 (0.60%) WinDbg
9 3 (0.60%) Cucumber
9 3 (0.60%) IntelliJ
9 3 (0.60%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (0.40%) Liquibase
10 2 (0.40%) Bower
10 2 (0.40%) JDeveloper
General
1 47 (9.44%) Finance
2 27 (5.42%) Electronics
3 18 (3.61%) Telecoms
4 17 (3.41%) Back Office
5 14 (2.81%) Manufacturing
6 13 (2.61%) Marketing
7 12 (2.41%) Retail
8 10 (2.01%) Banking
8 10 (2.01%) Automotive
9 4 (0.80%) Legal
10 3 (0.60%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.40%) Military
11 2 (0.40%) Mandarin Language
12 1 (0.20%) French Language
12 1 (0.20%) Games
Job Titles
1 133 (26.71%) Developer
2 82 (16.47%) Analyst
3 45 (9.04%) PHP Developer
4 44 (8.84%) Software Engineer
5 41 (8.23%) Support Analyst
6 38 (7.63%) Administrator
7 28 (5.62%) Systems Administrator
8 26 (5.22%) Systems Engineer
9 25 (5.02%) Web Developer
9 25 (5.02%) Java Developer
10 24 (4.82%) Designer
11 22 (4.42%) Infrastructure Designer
11 22 (4.42%) DBA
12 18 (3.61%) Embedded Software Engineer
13 17 (3.41%) C++ Software Engineer
14 16 (3.21%) Linux Administrator
14 16 (3.21%) Server Analyst
14 16 (3.21%) Server Support
14 16 (3.21%) Senior Developer
15 15 (3.01%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (15.46%) HTML
2 65 (13.05%) jQuery
3 62 (12.45%) CSS
4 56 (11.24%) Web Services
5 43 (8.63%) .NET
6 31 (6.22%) LAMP
7 28 (5.62%) HTML5
8 26 (5.22%) XML
9 24 (4.82%) SOAP
10 23 (4.62%) Java EE
11 22 (4.42%) Spring
12 19 (3.82%) J2EE
13 18 (3.61%) Middleware
14 17 (3.41%) Spring MVC
15 16 (3.21%) CSS3
16 12 (2.41%) Ajax
17 11 (2.21%) REST
17 11 (2.21%) JPA
18 10 (2.01%) Laravel
19 9 (1.81%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 48 (9.64%) Data Centre
2 41 (8.23%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (7.63%) Computer Science
4 30 (6.02%) Clustering
5 28 (5.62%) Mainframe
6 20 (4.02%) Management Information System
7 17 (3.41%) User Experience
8 16 (3.21%) Enterprise Software
8 16 (3.21%) Mathematics
9 14 (2.81%) Physics
10 13 (2.61%) Replication
11 11 (2.21%) PKI
12 10 (2.01%) Artificial Intelligence
13 7 (1.41%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 7 (1.41%) IBM Mainframe
13 7 (1.41%) Kindle
14 6 (1.20%) Credit Risk
14 6 (1.20%) Device Driver
15 5 (1.00%) Hybrid Cloud
16 4 (0.80%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 248 (49.80%) Windows
2 146 (29.32%) UNIX
3 48 (9.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 42 (8.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 40 (8.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 28 (5.62%) Solaris
7 21 (4.22%) AIX
8 19 (3.82%) CentOS
9 17 (3.41%) Ubuntu
10 14 (2.81%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (2.01%) HPUX
11 10 (2.01%) Windows 7
12 6 (1.20%) Debian
12 6 (1.20%) Android
13 5 (1.00%) Embedded Linux
14 4 (0.80%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.80%) SUSE
15 3 (0.60%) IRIX
15 3 (0.60%) Windows XP
15 3 (0.60%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (24.50%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (12.45%) Software Engineering
3 54 (10.84%) Open Source
4 52 (10.44%) ITIL
5 50 (10.04%) MVC
6 38 (7.63%) Disaster Recovery
6 38 (7.63%) Mentoring
7 37 (7.43%) E-Commerce
7 37 (7.43%) Scrum
8 34 (6.83%) Problem Management
9 33 (6.63%) SDLC
9 33 (6.63%) DevOps
10 29 (5.82%) Capacity Planning
11 28 (5.62%) Change Management
12 27 (5.42%) UML
12 27 (5.42%) OO
13 22 (4.42%) Configuration Management
13 22 (4.42%) Continuous Integration
14 20 (4.02%) Performance Tuning
14 20 (4.02%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 111 (22.29%) Java
2 109 (21.89%) JavaScript
3 98 (19.68%) SQL
4 84 (16.87%) PHP
5 52 (10.44%) C++
6 49 (9.84%) Python
7 43 (8.63%) Perl
8 41 (8.23%) PowerShell
9 38 (7.63%) VB
10 33 (6.63%) C#
11 27 (5.42%) C
12 22 (4.42%) JCL
13 20 (4.02%) Bash Shell
13 20 (4.02%) Ruby
14 19 (3.82%) MATLAB
15 17 (3.41%) VB.NET
16 15 (3.01%) COBOL
17 14 (2.81%) Shell Script
17 14 (2.81%) VBScript
18 11 (2.21%) REXX
Qualifications
1 73 (14.66%) Degree
2 17 (3.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (3.01%) MCP
4 14 (2.81%) MCSE
5 13 (2.61%) PhD
6 8 (1.61%) Security Cleared
7 7 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (1.00%) CISSP
9 5 (1.00%) CISM
9 5 (1.00%) CCNA
9 5 (1.00%) RHCSA
9 5 (1.00%) SC Cleared
9 5 (1.00%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (0.80%) RHCE
10 4 (0.80%) CCNP
10 4 (0.80%) HNC
11 3 (0.60%) RHCT
11 3 (0.60%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.01%) SLA
1 10 (2.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (1.61%) PCI DSS
2 8 (1.61%) FISMA
3 7 (1.41%) ISO 9001
4 5 (1.00%) ISO 9000
4 5 (1.00%) QA
5 3 (0.60%) BS7799
6 2 (0.40%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 59 (11.85%) Hyper-V
2 49 (9.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (8.23%) Active Directory
4 25 (5.02%) XenServer
5 13 (2.61%) Firmware
6 12 (2.41%) vSphere
7 9 (1.81%) RACF
8 7 (1.41%) VMware ESX
9 5 (1.00%) NFS
9 5 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.80%) PowerHA
10 4 (0.80%) Oracle RAC
11 3 (0.60%) VMware Server
11 3 (0.60%) Samba
12 2 (0.40%) Time Sharing Option
13 1 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.20%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.20%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.20%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (0.20%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 28 (5.62%) Puppet
2 27 (5.42%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (3.82%) SCCM
4 14 (2.81%) SCOM
5 12 (2.41%) Ansible
6 10 (2.01%) Nagios
7 9 (1.81%) CA Endevor
8 8 (1.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 4 (0.80%) Backup Exec
9 4 (0.80%) Data Guard
10 3 (0.60%) WSUS
10 3 (0.60%) Tivoli
10 3 (0.60%) Munin
11 2 (0.40%) SolarWinds Orion
11 2 (0.40%) Cisco UCCX
11 2 (0.40%) HP SiteScope
11 2 (0.40%) Vagrant
11 2 (0.40%) Salt
11 2 (0.40%) Kibana
11 2 (0.40%) Graylog
Vendors
1 91 (18.27%) Oracle
2 86 (17.27%) VMware
3 81 (16.27%) Microsoft
4 79 (15.86%) Cisco
5 65 (13.05%) IBM
6 51 (10.24%) Red Hat
7 49 (9.84%) HP
8 38 (7.63%) Google
9 34 (6.83%) Citrix
10 26 (5.22%) Dell
11 23 (4.62%) F5
12 16 (3.21%) Splunk
13 15 (3.01%) EMC
14 14 (2.81%) Zend
15 13 (2.61%) NetApp
16 12 (2.41%) Informatica
16 12 (2.41%) Altiris
16 12 (2.41%) hybris
17 10 (2.01%) Salesforce.com
17 10 (2.01%) Sybase
Northamptonshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 to 45,000
Posted: 12 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £37000 - £42000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Inc Great Bens
Posted: 16 hours ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £36000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Coalville, Leicestershire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £25000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Rutland
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Benifits
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
PCR
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
PCR
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Lincolnshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + car,gym,benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coalville, Leicestershire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Xpertise Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago