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 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 23 35 28
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -7
Permanent jobs citing Linux 302 263 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 8.50% 7.31% 7.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.83% 24.44% 26.89%
Number of salaries quoted 258 231 191
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £22,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,925
% change year-on-year
- +2.76%
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
867 1076 833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 24.40% 29.91% 26.68%
Number of salaries quoted 743 896 744
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £21,375
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,000 £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 17 December 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 17 December 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 +5 164 £33,500 -4.28% 11
Northamptonshire +2 62 £40,000 +3.22% 6
Leicestershire -3 40 £37,500 -1.31% 10
Derbyshire +17 31 £40,000 -20.00% 6
Lincolnshire +13 6 £32,000 -12.92% 4
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 December 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.

1 265 (44.69%) Windows
2 218 (36.76%) MySQL
3 200 (33.73%) PHP
4 185 (31.20%) Apache
5 175 (29.51%) Agile Software Development
6 167 (28.16%) JavaScript
7 158 (26.64%) UNIX
8 149 (25.13%) Microsoft
9 144 (24.28%) HTML
10 143 (24.11%) Java
11 133 (22.43%) Degree
12 122 (20.57%) SQL
13 111 (18.72%) Oracle
13 111 (18.72%) XML
14 104 (17.54%) Finance
15 101 (17.03%) C++
16 99 (16.69%) CSS
16 99 (16.69%) Software Engineering
17 97 (16.36%) Tomcat
18 83 (14.00%) VMware
19 80 (13.49%) LAMP
20 77 (12.98%) Computer Science
21 75 (12.65%) LAN
21 75 (12.65%) Red Hat
22 73 (12.31%) OO
23 69 (11.64%) MS Excel
24 67 (11.30%) WAN
24 67 (11.30%) Cisco
25 66 (11.13%) C
26 64 (10.79%) jQuery

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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
1 185 (31.20%) Apache
2 97 (16.36%) Tomcat
3 41 (6.91%) IIS
4 39 (6.58%) OpenStack
5 36 (6.07%) MS Exchange
6 31 (5.23%) WordPress
7 29 (4.89%) WebSphere
8 26 (4.38%) nginx
9 22 (3.71%) concrete5
10 21 (3.54%) WebSphere Application Server
11 15 (2.53%) GlassFish
11 15 (2.53%) Lync
12 14 (2.36%) SharePoint
13 13 (2.19%) WebLogic
14 11 (1.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 8 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2007
16 7 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
17 5 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2003
18 3 (0.51%) JBoss
18 3 (0.51%) CMS
Applications
1 69 (11.64%) MS Excel
2 20 (3.37%) MS Office
3 6 (1.01%) Simulink
4 5 (0.84%) Fireworks
4 5 (0.84%) Photoshop
4 5 (0.84%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (0.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.51%) TargetLink
7 2 (0.34%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.17%) MS Project
8 1 (0.17%) Maya
8 1 (0.17%) 3ds Max
8 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 29 (4.89%) Magento
2 3 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.34%) SAP SRM
3 2 (0.34%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.17%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 32 (5.40%) Google Apps
2 27 (4.55%) SaaS
3 8 (1.35%) IaaS
4 3 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.34%) Rackspace Cloud
5 2 (0.34%) Office 365
6 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 75 (12.65%) LAN
2 67 (11.30%) WAN
3 61 (10.29%) SAN
4 37 (6.24%) TCP/IP
5 34 (5.73%) Firewall
6 24 (4.05%) VPN
7 21 (3.54%) Internet
8 17 (2.87%) DNS
9 16 (2.70%) Intranet
10 15 (2.53%) SSL
11 14 (2.36%) Broadband
12 12 (2.02%) VoIP
13 11 (1.85%) Network Security
14 10 (1.69%) NAS
14 10 (1.69%) ADSL
15 9 (1.52%) DHCP
16 7 (1.18%) LDAP
17 6 (1.01%) SNMP
18 5 (0.84%) Wireless
18 5 (0.84%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 218 (36.76%) MySQL
2 61 (10.29%) SQL Server
3 21 (3.54%) Oracle Database
4 19 (3.20%) Relational Database
5 12 (2.02%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (1.85%) DB2
7 8 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (0.84%) RDBMS
8 5 (0.84%) Big Data
8 5 (0.84%) NoSQL
9 4 (0.67%) Oracle Database 12c
9 4 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (0.67%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.34%) Pentaho
11 2 (0.34%) Couchbase
11 2 (0.34%) WebFOCUS
11 2 (0.34%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.34%) InterBase
Development Applications
1 63 (10.62%) Git (software)
2 35 (5.90%) Jenkins
3 27 (4.55%) Subversion
4 22 (3.71%) JUnit
5 15 (2.53%) Cucumber
6 13 (2.19%) Ant
7 11 (1.85%) JIRA
7 11 (1.85%) PHPUnit
7 11 (1.85%) Hudson
8 10 (1.69%) Redmine
8 10 (1.69%) Maven
8 10 (1.69%) JDeveloper
8 10 (1.69%) Eclipse
9 5 (0.84%) Aptana Studio
9 5 (0.84%) Mercurial
9 5 (0.84%) WinDbg
9 5 (0.84%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 5 (0.84%) MSBuild
10 4 (0.67%) Visual Studio
11 3 (0.51%) Rational DOORS
General
1 104 (17.54%) Finance
2 52 (8.77%) Marketing
3 29 (4.89%) Retail
4 26 (4.38%) Telecoms
5 10 (1.69%) French Language
5 10 (1.69%) German Language
5 10 (1.69%) Italian Language
5 10 (1.69%) Spanish Language
6 8 (1.35%) Banking
7 7 (1.18%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.01%) Multimedia
8 6 (1.01%) Automotive
9 5 (0.84%) Front Office
9 5 (0.84%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.84%) Games
10 4 (0.67%) Billing
10 4 (0.67%) Back Office
10 4 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.51%) Law
11 3 (0.51%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 230 (38.79%) Developer
2 83 (14.00%) PHP Developer
3 77 (12.98%) Administrator
4 63 (10.62%) Software Engineer
5 62 (10.46%) Systems Administrator
6 55 (9.27%) Analyst
7 54 (9.11%) Software Developer
8 43 (7.25%) Java Developer
9 37 (6.24%) C++ Developer
10 34 (5.73%) Designer
11 32 (5.40%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 32 (5.40%) Senior Developer
12 31 (5.23%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 31 (5.23%) J2EE Developer
13 28 (4.72%) Infrastructure Designer
14 27 (4.55%) Web Developer
15 25 (4.22%) Systems Engineer
16 22 (3.71%) PHP LAMP Developer
17 21 (3.54%) Linux Administrator
18 19 (3.20%) C++ Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (24.28%) HTML
2 111 (18.72%) XML
3 99 (16.69%) CSS
4 80 (13.49%) LAMP
5 64 (10.79%) jQuery
6 51 (8.60%) .NET
7 49 (8.26%) Web Services
8 38 (6.41%) J2EE
9 33 (5.56%) Struts
10 32 (5.40%) Ajax
11 27 (4.55%) Middleware
12 24 (4.05%) HTML5
13 23 (3.88%) STL
13 23 (3.88%) XSD
13 23 (3.88%) JSP
14 22 (3.71%) EJB
15 17 (2.87%) WebSphere MQ
16 15 (2.53%) JMS
16 15 (2.53%) FIX Protocol
16 15 (2.53%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 77 (12.98%) Computer Science
2 59 (9.95%) Open Source
3 33 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (3.54%) Enterprise Software
5 20 (3.37%) Clustering
6 16 (2.70%) Mathematics
7 13 (2.19%) Visualisation
8 12 (2.02%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 11 (1.85%) Mainframe
9 11 (1.85%) Streaming Video
9 11 (1.85%) Device Driver
9 11 (1.85%) 3D Graphics
10 10 (1.69%) MPEG
11 8 (1.35%) HACMP
12 7 (1.18%) Credit Risk
12 7 (1.18%) Mobile App
12 7 (1.18%) Algorithms
13 6 (1.01%) DataPower
13 6 (1.01%) Management Information System
14 5 (0.84%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 265 (44.69%) Windows
2 158 (26.64%) UNIX
3 48 (8.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 45 (7.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 42 (7.08%) Solaris
6 35 (5.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 32 (5.40%) Windows Server 2012
8 18 (3.04%) AIX
9 16 (2.70%) Windows XP
10 14 (2.36%) Android
11 13 (2.19%) Embedded Linux
12 12 (2.02%) Ubuntu
13 11 (1.85%) CentOS
13 11 (1.85%) Windows 8
13 11 (1.85%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 8 (1.35%) SUSE
15 7 (1.18%) HPUX
15 7 (1.18%) Mac OS
15 7 (1.18%) Windows 7
16 6 (1.01%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (29.51%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (16.69%) Software Engineering
3 73 (12.31%) OO
4 61 (10.29%) ITIL
5 48 (8.09%) Unit Testing
6 44 (7.42%) OO PHP
7 42 (7.08%) Project Management
8 38 (6.41%) OOP
8 38 (6.41%) Web Development
9 37 (6.24%) Mentoring
10 35 (5.90%) E-Commerce
11 33 (5.56%) Validation
12 31 (5.23%) Continuous Integration
13 27 (4.55%) MVC
14 25 (4.22%) Multithreading
14 25 (4.22%) Configuration Management
15 24 (4.05%) Migration
16 23 (3.88%) Agile Project Management
17 22 (3.71%) Change Management
18 21 (3.54%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 200 (33.73%) PHP
2 167 (28.16%) JavaScript
3 143 (24.11%) Java
4 122 (20.57%) SQL
5 101 (17.03%) C++
6 66 (11.13%) C
7 47 (7.93%) C#
8 43 (7.25%) Python
9 42 (7.08%) Shell Script
10 35 (5.90%) Bash Shell
11 28 (4.72%) PowerShell
12 26 (4.38%) PHP5
13 22 (3.71%) Groovy
14 21 (3.54%) Perl
15 20 (3.37%) Ruby
16 17 (2.87%) PHP4
17 14 (2.36%) T-SQL
18 13 (2.19%) XPath
19 12 (2.02%) Embedded C
20 9 (1.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 133 (22.43%) Degree
2 31 (5.23%) Sun Certification
3 16 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (2.19%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (1.85%) Security Cleared
6 10 (1.69%) SC Cleared
6 10 (1.69%) OCPJP
6 10 (1.69%) OCMJD
6 10 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
7 9 (1.52%) CCNP
8 8 (1.35%) CCNA
8 8 (1.35%) IBM AIX Certification
9 7 (1.18%) Oracle Certification
10 6 (1.01%) MCSE
11 5 (0.84%) CISM
11 5 (0.84%) CISSP
12 4 (0.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (0.67%) MCITP
12 4 (0.67%) HND
12 4 (0.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.69%) SLA
2 7 (1.18%) JTAG
3 4 (0.67%) QA
4 3 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 59 (9.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 54 (9.11%) Active Directory
3 31 (5.23%) Hyper-V
4 21 (3.54%) Firmware
5 18 (3.04%) Oracle RAC
6 13 (2.19%) XenServer
7 11 (1.85%) vSphere
8 8 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (1.35%) PowerHA
8 8 (1.35%) VMware ESX
9 7 (1.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 6 (1.01%) XenApp
11 3 (0.51%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.34%) Oracle RMAN
13 1 (0.17%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.17%) GPFS
13 1 (0.17%) OCFS2
13 1 (0.17%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 31 (5.23%) Puppet
2 27 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (1.35%) SCCM
4 7 (1.18%) Tivoli
4 7 (1.18%) Ansible
5 5 (0.84%) SCOM
5 5 (0.84%) HAProxy
6 4 (0.67%) Backup Exec
6 4 (0.67%) Netcool
6 4 (0.67%) Netcool/OMNIbus
6 4 (0.67%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 4 (0.67%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (0.51%) Nagios
7 3 (0.51%) WSUS
7 3 (0.51%) Data Guard
8 2 (0.34%) CFEngine
8 2 (0.34%) Vagrant
8 2 (0.34%) WMI
8 2 (0.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.17%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 149 (25.13%) Microsoft
2 111 (18.72%) Oracle
3 83 (14.00%) VMware
4 75 (12.65%) Red Hat
5 67 (11.30%) Cisco
6 41 (6.91%) IBM
7 40 (6.75%) Sun
8 33 (5.56%) Google
9 32 (5.40%) HP
10 22 (3.71%) Siemens
11 18 (3.04%) Citrix
12 15 (2.53%) Dell
13 14 (2.36%) Zend
13 14 (2.36%) EMC
14 11 (1.85%) Adobe
14 11 (1.85%) hybris
15 10 (1.69%) SAP
16 6 (1.01%) Altiris
16 6 (1.01%) NetApp
17 5 (0.84%) Symantec
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