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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 27 21 19
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 300 333 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 8.17% 9.65% 9.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.36% 30.41% 33.79%
Number of salaries quoted 259 295 272
Average salary £33,250 £36,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.90% -1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
927 1095 879
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 25.26% 31.75% 29.35%
Number of salaries quoted 793 972 782
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014. 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 -4 131 £32,500 -7.14% 15
Northamptonshire -3 89 £37,500 -5.66% 6
Leicestershire +5 39 £30,000 -21.05% 2
Derbyshire +3 23 £39,250 +1.94% 5
Lincolnshire +25 18 £32,000 -12.92% 3
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

1 231 (40.17%) Windows
2 226 (39.30%) MySQL
3 202 (35.13%) Apache
4 193 (33.57%) Agile Software Development
5 185 (32.17%) PHP
6 174 (30.26%) Java
7 154 (26.78%) JavaScript
8 127 (22.09%) UNIX
9 126 (21.91%) HTML
10 125 (21.74%) Oracle
10 125 (21.74%) Software Engineering
11 121 (21.04%) Degree
12 114 (19.83%) SQL
13 113 (19.65%) Microsoft
14 108 (18.78%) Finance
15 105 (18.26%) XML
16 95 (16.52%) Tomcat
17 85 (14.78%) C++
18 84 (14.61%) jQuery
19 82 (14.26%) CSS
20 74 (12.87%) Red Hat
21 70 (12.17%) LAMP
22 69 (12.00%) OO
23 68 (11.83%) Computer Science
24 63 (10.96%) C
25 62 (10.78%) LAN
25 62 (10.78%) Git (software)
26 61 (10.61%) Cisco
27 60 (10.43%) VMware
28 59 (10.26%) WAN

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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
1 202 (35.13%) Apache
2 95 (16.52%) Tomcat
3 48 (8.35%) OpenStack
4 34 (5.91%) WebSphere
5 27 (4.70%) WebSphere Application Server
6 22 (3.83%) IIS
6 22 (3.83%) MS Exchange
6 22 (3.83%) nginx
7 20 (3.48%) WordPress
8 19 (3.30%) GlassFish
8 19 (3.30%) WebLogic
9 13 (2.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 12 (2.09%) Exchange Server 2007
11 11 (1.91%) SharePoint
11 11 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2010
12 8 (1.39%) Lync
13 7 (1.22%) concrete5
13 7 (1.22%) CMS
14 6 (1.04%) JBoss
15 5 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 54 (9.39%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.57%) MS Office
3 8 (1.39%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.35%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.35%) Simulink
4 2 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.17%) Maya
5 1 (0.17%) 3ds Max
5 1 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.17%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 17 (2.96%) Magento
2 4 (0.70%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (0.70%) Oracle Receivables
2 4 (0.70%) Oracle General Ledger
2 4 (0.70%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (0.70%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.52%) SAP SRM
4 2 (0.35%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 31 (5.39%) Google Apps
2 27 (4.70%) SaaS
3 15 (2.61%) IaaS
4 6 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.35%) Office 365
7 1 (0.17%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 62 (10.78%) LAN
2 59 (10.26%) WAN
3 46 (8.00%) SAN
4 28 (4.87%) VPN
5 24 (4.17%) TCP/IP
6 21 (3.65%) Firewall
7 20 (3.48%) SSL
8 18 (3.13%) DNS
8 18 (3.13%) Internet
9 16 (2.78%) VoIP
10 12 (2.09%) Broadband
10 12 (2.09%) Intranet
10 12 (2.09%) Network Security
11 10 (1.74%) DHCP
12 8 (1.39%) LDAP
13 7 (1.22%) SMTP
13 7 (1.22%) Wireless
13 7 (1.22%) BGP
13 7 (1.22%) Asterisk PBX
14 6 (1.04%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 226 (39.30%) MySQL
2 58 (10.09%) SQL Server
3 23 (4.00%) Oracle Database
4 18 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
5 16 (2.78%) Relational Database
6 7 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (1.22%) DB2
7 6 (1.04%) RDBMS
7 6 (1.04%) Oracle Database 10g
7 6 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (0.52%) NoSQL
9 3 (0.52%) Big Data
9 3 (0.52%) Couchbase
9 3 (0.52%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.35%) WebFOCUS
10 2 (0.35%) CouchDB
10 2 (0.35%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.35%) InterBase
Development Applications
1 62 (10.78%) Git (software)
2 41 (7.13%) Jenkins
3 33 (5.74%) Subversion
4 28 (4.87%) JUnit
5 19 (3.30%) Cucumber
6 16 (2.78%) Ant
7 14 (2.43%) Maven
7 14 (2.43%) JIRA
7 14 (2.43%) Hudson
8 13 (2.26%) PHPUnit
8 13 (2.26%) Eclipse
8 13 (2.26%) JDeveloper
9 10 (1.74%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 10 (1.74%) Redmine
10 8 (1.39%) WinDbg
11 7 (1.22%) Visual Studio
12 4 (0.70%) Mercurial
12 4 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
13 3 (0.52%) Rational DOORS
13 3 (0.52%) Behat
General
1 108 (18.78%) Finance
2 38 (6.61%) Marketing
3 35 (6.09%) Retail
4 31 (5.39%) Telecoms
5 8 (1.39%) French Language
5 8 (1.39%) German Language
5 8 (1.39%) Italian Language
5 8 (1.39%) Spanish Language
6 7 (1.22%) Banking
7 6 (1.04%) Automotive
7 6 (1.04%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.04%) Back Office
8 5 (0.87%) Front Office
8 5 (0.87%) Aerospace
8 5 (0.87%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.87%) Games
8 5 (0.87%) Multimedia
8 5 (0.87%) Billing
9 3 (0.52%) Military
9 3 (0.52%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 244 (42.43%) Developer
2 90 (15.65%) PHP Developer
3 86 (14.96%) Administrator
4 72 (12.52%) Systems Administrator
5 68 (11.83%) Software Engineer
6 60 (10.43%) Java Developer
7 54 (9.39%) Analyst
8 45 (7.83%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 43 (7.48%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 43 (7.48%) J2EE Developer
10 39 (6.78%) Software Developer
11 38 (6.61%) C++ Developer
12 31 (5.39%) Designer
13 28 (4.87%) Infrastructure Designer
14 25 (4.35%) Linux Administrator
15 23 (4.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 22 (3.83%) Web Developer
17 20 (3.48%) Systems Engineer
17 20 (3.48%) Support Analyst
18 19 (3.30%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (21.91%) HTML
2 105 (18.26%) XML
3 84 (14.61%) jQuery
4 82 (14.26%) CSS
5 70 (12.17%) LAMP
6 58 (10.09%) .NET
7 51 (8.87%) J2EE
7 51 (8.87%) Web Services
8 45 (7.83%) Struts
9 34 (5.91%) Ajax
10 33 (5.74%) Middleware
11 31 (5.39%) JSP
12 28 (4.87%) EJB
13 24 (4.17%) Spring
14 21 (3.65%) HTML5
15 20 (3.48%) XSD
16 19 (3.30%) Servlets
16 19 (3.30%) WebSphere MQ
16 19 (3.30%) JMS
16 19 (3.30%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 68 (11.83%) Computer Science
2 55 (9.57%) Open Source
3 30 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (4.87%) Enterprise Software
5 17 (2.96%) Visualisation
6 16 (2.78%) Mathematics
7 15 (2.61%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 15 (2.61%) Device Driver
7 15 (2.61%) 3D Graphics
7 15 (2.61%) Streaming Video
8 10 (1.74%) MPEG
9 9 (1.57%) Mainframe
10 7 (1.22%) Clustering
10 7 (1.22%) Mobile App
11 5 (0.87%) Management Information System
11 5 (0.87%) DataPower
11 5 (0.87%) CMDB
11 5 (0.87%) Credit Risk
11 5 (0.87%) Algorithms
12 4 (0.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 231 (40.17%) Windows
2 127 (22.09%) UNIX
3 46 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 44 (7.65%) Solaris
5 31 (5.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (4.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (3.13%) Embedded Linux
8 17 (2.96%) CentOS
9 16 (2.78%) AIX
10 14 (2.43%) Windows 7
10 14 (2.43%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (2.26%) Android
11 13 (2.26%) Windows XP
12 9 (1.57%) Mac OS
13 8 (1.39%) Ubuntu
13 8 (1.39%) Debian
14 7 (1.22%) Windows 8
15 4 (0.70%) Apple iOS
16 3 (0.52%) Fedora
16 3 (0.52%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (33.57%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (21.74%) Software Engineering
3 69 (12.00%) OO
4 51 (8.87%) Web Development
5 48 (8.35%) ITIL
6 44 (7.65%) E-Commerce
7 40 (6.96%) OOP
7 40 (6.96%) Unit Testing
8 39 (6.78%) MVC
9 37 (6.43%) Configuration Management
10 36 (6.26%) Project Management
10 36 (6.26%) OO PHP
11 33 (5.74%) Continuous Integration
12 27 (4.70%) Agile Project Management
13 26 (4.52%) Mentoring
14 21 (3.65%) DevOps
14 21 (3.65%) Multithreading
14 21 (3.65%) TDD
15 16 (2.78%) Migration
15 16 (2.78%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 185 (32.17%) PHP
2 174 (30.26%) Java
3 154 (26.78%) JavaScript
4 114 (19.83%) SQL
5 85 (14.78%) C++
6 63 (10.96%) C
7 53 (9.22%) C#
8 47 (8.17%) Python
9 34 (5.91%) PHP5
10 32 (5.57%) Bash Shell
11 28 (4.87%) Groovy
12 26 (4.52%) Shell Script
13 24 (4.17%) Perl
14 22 (3.83%) Ruby
15 21 (3.65%) PHP4
16 17 (2.96%) PowerShell
16 17 (2.96%) Embedded C
17 9 (1.57%) Embedded C++
18 8 (1.39%) Assembly Language
18 8 (1.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 121 (21.04%) Degree
2 43 (7.48%) Sun Certification
3 16 (2.78%) OCPJP
3 16 (2.78%) OCMJD
4 15 (2.61%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (2.09%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (1.91%) Security Cleared
7 10 (1.74%) SC Cleared
7 10 (1.74%) CCNP
8 9 (1.57%) CCNA
8 9 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (1.39%) MCSE
10 5 (0.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (0.70%) Oracle Certification
11 4 (0.70%) CISM
11 4 (0.70%) ISEB
11 4 (0.70%) CISSP
11 4 (0.70%) HND
12 2 (0.35%) OCP
12 2 (0.35%) IBM AIX Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.57%) SLA
1 9 (1.57%) JTAG
2 5 (0.87%) QA
3 2 (0.35%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 45 (7.83%) Active Directory
2 33 (5.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (4.17%) Hyper-V
3 24 (4.17%) Firmware
4 22 (3.83%) Oracle RAC
5 11 (1.91%) XenServer
6 10 (1.74%) XenApp
7 4 (0.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (0.52%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.35%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.35%) vSphere
9 2 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.35%) PowerHA
10 1 (0.17%) KVM
10 1 (0.17%) GPFS
10 1 (0.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 40 (6.96%) Puppet
2 36 (6.26%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (2.09%) Ansible
4 7 (1.22%) Norton AntiVirus
4 7 (1.22%) Backup Exec
5 6 (1.04%) Tivoli
6 5 (0.87%) HAProxy
7 4 (0.70%) Vagrant
8 3 (0.52%) SCCM
8 3 (0.52%) Data Guard
8 3 (0.52%) ZABBIX
8 3 (0.52%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 3 (0.52%) Netcool
8 3 (0.52%) Netcool/OMNIbus
9 2 (0.35%) BMC PATROL
9 2 (0.35%) BladeLogic
9 2 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.17%) SCOM
10 1 (0.17%) CFEngine
10 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 125 (21.74%) Oracle
2 113 (19.65%) Microsoft
3 74 (12.87%) Red Hat
4 61 (10.61%) Cisco
5 60 (10.43%) VMware
6 50 (8.70%) Sun
7 39 (6.78%) IBM
8 32 (5.57%) Google
9 19 (3.30%) Zend
9 19 (3.30%) HP
9 19 (3.30%) Citrix
10 16 (2.78%) hybris
11 13 (2.26%) SAP
12 8 (1.39%) EMC
12 8 (1.39%) Adobe
13 7 (1.22%) Business Objects
13 7 (1.22%) Siemens
13 7 (1.22%) Symantec
14 6 (1.04%) Dell
15 5 (0.87%) CheckPoint
Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + pension, bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £32,000
Posted: 23 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £48000 - £50000 per annum + car + 15% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Lincolnshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Derby, Derbyshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-40,000+ Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Barton-upon-Humber
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £48,000 per annum Pension + BUPA + 25 days + Flexihour
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £41,500 per annum + bonus, pension, other fantastic bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits: Excellent benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus and Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire (DE1)
Guru Careers
Salary: £18 - 25k (DOE)
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £28000 to £35000 per annum - Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Derbyshire
Proteus Europe
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Northamptonshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago