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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 22 36 29
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -7
Permanent jobs citing Linux 259 247 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 8.10% 6.75% 7.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.58% 24.85% 28.50%
Number of salaries quoted 226 204 193
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £49,500 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
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
795 994 765
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 24.85% 27.17% 26.88%
Number of salaries quoted 695 829 697
Average salary £33,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.15% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £48,600 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 27 February 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 27 February 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
Nottinghamshire +21 115 £33,000 +4.76% 14
Northamptonshire +2 71 £35,000 - 11
Leicestershire -2 39 £42,000 +9.09% 9
Derbyshire +18 24 £40,000 +16.78% 5
Lincolnshire +1 7 £35,000 +5.26% 5
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 263 (46.80%) Windows
2 188 (33.45%) UNIX
2 188 (33.45%) MySQL
3 167 (29.72%) Apache
4 160 (28.47%) JavaScript
5 155 (27.58%) PHP
6 137 (24.38%) Microsoft
7 136 (24.20%) HTML
8 131 (23.31%) Java
9 123 (21.89%) Agile Software Development
10 121 (21.53%) SQL
11 111 (19.75%) Degree
12 109 (19.40%) Oracle
12 109 (19.40%) Tomcat
13 102 (18.15%) CSS
14 93 (16.55%) VMware
15 91 (16.19%) XML
16 89 (15.84%) Red Hat
17 81 (14.41%) C++
18 78 (13.88%) SQL Server
18 78 (13.88%) SAN
18 78 (13.88%) Finance
19 77 (13.70%) Cisco
20 71 (12.63%) LAN
21 69 (12.28%) VMware Infrastructure
22 65 (11.57%) jQuery
23 64 (11.39%) LAMP
24 62 (11.03%) Computer Science
25 60 (10.68%) Software Engineering
25 60 (10.68%) WAN

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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
1 167 (29.72%) Apache
2 109 (19.40%) Tomcat
3 48 (8.54%) IIS
4 34 (6.05%) MS Exchange
5 33 (5.87%) OpenStack
6 27 (4.80%) WordPress
7 22 (3.91%) concrete5
8 18 (3.20%) WebSphere
9 16 (2.85%) Lync
10 15 (2.67%) nginx
11 14 (2.49%) Apache Solr
12 12 (2.14%) WebSphere Application Server
13 9 (1.60%) SharePoint
14 7 (1.25%) GlassFish
15 6 (1.07%) JBoss
16 5 (0.89%) CMS
16 5 (0.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 3 (0.53%) Oracle Service Bus
17 3 (0.53%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
17 3 (0.53%) WebLogic
Applications
1 50 (8.90%) MS Excel
2 24 (4.27%) MS Office
3 10 (1.78%) Simulink
4 9 (1.60%) TargetLink
5 5 (0.89%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (0.89%) Fireworks
5 5 (0.89%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.36%) MS Project
7 2 (0.36%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.18%) Maya
8 1 (0.18%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 34 (6.05%) Magento
2 7 (1.25%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.89%) Oracle 11i
3 5 (0.89%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (0.89%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.71%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (0.71%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.36%) SAP SRM
5 2 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.18%) Summit
6 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 28 (4.98%) Google Apps
2 15 (2.67%) SaaS
3 6 (1.07%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.36%) Rackspace Cloud
4 2 (0.36%) IaaS
5 1 (0.18%) GitHub
5 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 78 (13.88%) SAN
2 71 (12.63%) LAN
3 60 (10.68%) WAN
4 45 (8.01%) TCP/IP
5 32 (5.69%) Firewall
6 18 (3.20%) Internet
6 18 (3.20%) DNS
7 15 (2.67%) ADSL
7 15 (2.67%) Broadband
8 14 (2.49%) NAS
9 11 (1.96%) Intranet
10 9 (1.60%) Network Security
10 9 (1.60%) SNMP
11 8 (1.42%) HTTP
11 8 (1.42%) VPN
11 8 (1.42%) VoIP
12 6 (1.07%) LDAP
12 6 (1.07%) SSL
13 5 (0.89%) SSH
13 5 (0.89%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 188 (33.45%) MySQL
2 78 (13.88%) SQL Server
3 34 (6.05%) Relational Database
4 30 (5.34%) Oracle Database
5 19 (3.38%) Oracle Database 11g
6 17 (3.02%) Oracle Database 10g
7 16 (2.85%) Oracle Database 12c
8 14 (2.49%) DB2
9 13 (2.31%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (1.25%) RDBMS
12 6 (1.07%) NoSQL
13 5 (0.89%) Big Data
14 4 (0.71%) Couchbase
14 4 (0.71%) Oracle9i Database
14 4 (0.71%) Oracle Discoverer
15 3 (0.53%) CouchDB
16 2 (0.36%) Pentaho
16 2 (0.36%) SQLite
16 2 (0.36%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 57 (10.14%) Git (software)
2 21 (3.74%) Subversion
3 16 (2.85%) Jenkins
4 12 (2.14%) PHPUnit
4 12 (2.14%) JUnit
5 11 (1.96%) JIRA
6 10 (1.78%) Redmine
7 7 (1.25%) Cucumber
8 6 (1.07%) MSBuild
8 6 (1.07%) AccuRev
8 6 (1.07%) Maven
9 5 (0.89%) Aptana Studio
9 5 (0.89%) Ant
10 3 (0.53%) Rational DOORS
11 2 (0.36%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (0.36%) Mercurial
11 2 (0.36%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.36%) LoadRunner
12 1 (0.18%) PeopleTools
General
1 78 (13.88%) Finance
2 45 (8.01%) Marketing
3 22 (3.91%) Telecoms
4 20 (3.56%) Retail
5 11 (1.96%) Manufacturing
6 8 (1.42%) French Language
6 8 (1.42%) German Language
6 8 (1.42%) Italian Language
6 8 (1.42%) Spanish Language
7 6 (1.07%) Banking
7 6 (1.07%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.07%) Back Office
8 5 (0.89%) Aerospace
8 5 (0.89%) Law
8 5 (0.89%) Multimedia
8 5 (0.89%) Billing
9 4 (0.71%) Automotive
9 4 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (0.71%) Electronics
10 2 (0.36%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 204 (36.30%) Developer
2 69 (12.28%) PHP Developer
3 63 (11.21%) Analyst
4 60 (10.68%) Administrator
5 43 (7.65%) Java Developer
6 40 (7.12%) Systems Administrator
7 38 (6.76%) Software Engineer
7 38 (6.76%) Web Developer
7 38 (6.76%) Software Developer
7 38 (6.76%) Senior Developer
8 32 (5.69%) Systems Engineer
8 32 (5.69%) Designer
9 28 (4.98%) Support Analyst
10 27 (4.80%) Infrastructure Designer
11 26 (4.63%) DBA
12 23 (4.09%) C++ Developer
12 23 (4.09%) PHP LAMP Developer
13 22 (3.91%) Java/J2EE Developer
14 21 (3.74%) Senior PHP Developer
14 21 (3.74%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (24.20%) HTML
2 102 (18.15%) CSS
3 91 (16.19%) XML
4 65 (11.57%) jQuery
5 64 (11.39%) LAMP
6 43 (7.65%) Web Services
7 38 (6.76%) J2EE
8 33 (5.87%) HTML5
9 32 (5.69%) .NET
10 25 (4.45%) Ajax
11 24 (4.27%) STL
12 20 (3.56%) Struts
12 20 (3.56%) Servlets
13 19 (3.38%) XSLT
13 19 (3.38%) REST
14 17 (3.02%) Spring
15 15 (2.67%) WCF
15 15 (2.67%) WF
15 15 (2.67%) RESTful
15 15 (2.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 62 (11.03%) Computer Science
2 51 (9.07%) Open Source
3 38 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
4 35 (6.23%) Clustering
5 16 (2.85%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (2.14%) HACMP
7 10 (1.78%) Replication
8 8 (1.42%) Mathematics
9 7 (1.25%) Credit Risk
10 6 (1.07%) Embedded Systems
10 6 (1.07%) Mainframe
10 6 (1.07%) MPEG
11 5 (0.89%) Management Information System
11 5 (0.89%) Algorithms
12 4 (0.71%) Mobile App
13 3 (0.53%) DataPower
13 3 (0.53%) Device Driver
14 2 (0.36%) Client/Server
14 2 (0.36%) IVR
14 2 (0.36%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 263 (46.80%) Windows
2 188 (33.45%) UNIX
3 54 (9.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 43 (7.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 42 (7.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 41 (7.30%) Solaris
7 32 (5.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 25 (4.45%) AIX
9 24 (4.27%) CentOS
10 16 (2.85%) Windows 8
10 16 (2.85%) Windows XP
11 15 (2.67%) HPUX
12 14 (2.49%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 13 (2.31%) Ubuntu
14 12 (2.14%) SUSE
15 11 (1.96%) Android
16 5 (0.89%) Apple iOS
17 4 (0.71%) Mac OS
18 3 (0.53%) Embedded Linux
19 2 (0.36%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (21.89%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (10.68%) Software Engineering
3 58 (10.32%) ITIL
4 52 (9.25%) OO
5 46 (8.19%) E-Commerce
6 45 (8.01%) Mentoring
7 42 (7.47%) Unit Testing
8 38 (6.76%) Project Management
9 34 (6.05%) Disaster Recovery
10 31 (5.52%) Change Management
11 30 (5.34%) Problem Management
11 30 (5.34%) OO PHP
12 29 (5.16%) Validation
13 28 (4.98%) Incident Management
14 26 (4.63%) Migration
14 26 (4.63%) OOP
15 23 (4.09%) Continuous Integration
16 21 (3.74%) Performance Tuning
17 20 (3.56%) Multithreading
17 20 (3.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 160 (28.47%) JavaScript
2 155 (27.58%) PHP
3 131 (23.31%) Java
4 121 (21.53%) SQL
5 81 (14.41%) C++
6 50 (8.90%) Shell Script
7 44 (7.83%) C
8 39 (6.94%) PowerShell
9 28 (4.98%) C#
10 27 (4.80%) Bash Shell
11 24 (4.27%) Perl
12 21 (3.74%) Python
13 18 (3.20%) PHP5
14 16 (2.85%) T-SQL
15 14 (2.49%) VB
15 14 (2.49%) XPath
16 11 (1.96%) Groovy
17 10 (1.78%) MATLAB
18 9 (1.60%) Ruby
19 7 (1.25%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 111 (19.75%) Degree
2 19 (3.38%) Sun Certification
3 12 (2.14%) IBM AIX Certification
4 11 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (1.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (1.60%) Oracle Certification
6 9 (1.60%) Security Cleared
7 8 (1.42%) VCP4
7 8 (1.42%) SC Cleared
8 7 (1.25%) OCPJP
8 7 (1.25%) OCMJD
8 7 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (1.07%) CCNP
9 6 (1.07%) ISEB
10 5 (0.89%) CISSP
10 5 (0.89%) CCNA
10 5 (0.89%) MCP
10 5 (0.89%) OCP
10 5 (0.89%) CISM
11 4 (0.71%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.42%) SLA
2 4 (0.71%) JTAG
3 3 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.18%) QA
System Software
1 69 (12.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 52 (9.25%) Active Directory
3 50 (8.90%) Hyper-V
4 20 (3.56%) Oracle RAC
5 17 (3.02%) Firmware
5 17 (3.02%) XenServer
6 12 (2.14%) vSphere
6 12 (2.14%) PowerHA
7 11 (1.96%) VMware ESX
8 9 (1.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 9 (1.60%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (0.89%) Oracle RMAN
10 4 (0.71%) OCFS2
11 3 (0.53%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.36%) Cronacle
12 2 (0.36%) SRDF
13 1 (0.18%) KVM
13 1 (0.18%) GPFS
13 1 (0.18%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 16 (2.85%) SCCM
1 16 (2.85%) SCOM
2 14 (2.49%) Puppet
3 13 (2.31%) Data Guard
4 10 (1.78%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (1.07%) Ansible
6 5 (0.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 5 (0.89%) Tivoli
7 4 (0.71%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 4 (0.71%) Legato
7 4 (0.71%) Netcool
7 4 (0.71%) Netcool/OMNIbus
7 4 (0.71%) Nagios
8 3 (0.53%) SolarWinds Orion
8 3 (0.53%) HAProxy
8 3 (0.53%) WMI
8 3 (0.53%) WSUS
9 2 (0.36%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.36%) Cisco UCCX
9 2 (0.36%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 137 (24.38%) Microsoft
2 109 (19.40%) Oracle
3 93 (16.55%) VMware
4 89 (15.84%) Red Hat
5 77 (13.70%) Cisco
6 54 (9.61%) HP
7 53 (9.43%) IBM
8 31 (5.52%) Dell
9 29 (5.16%) Google
10 25 (4.45%) Sun
11 24 (4.27%) Citrix
12 22 (3.91%) Siemens
13 20 (3.56%) EMC
14 16 (2.85%) Altiris
15 12 (2.14%) hybris
15 12 (2.14%) SAP
16 10 (1.78%) Adobe
17 9 (1.60%) Zend
18 7 (1.25%) Business Objects
18 7 (1.25%) Cognizant
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Posted: 8 hours ago
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