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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 26 25 16
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -9
Permanent jobs citing Linux 294 236 359
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 7.87% 7.40% 10.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 31.99% 24.97% 37.16%
Number of salaries quoted 252 206 317
Average salary £36,750 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £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
919 945 966
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 24.61% 29.62% 28.55%
Number of salaries quoted 776 815 863
Average salary £35,250 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,570 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -8 106 £32,000 -8.57% 4
Northamptonshire +9 94 £37,500 -3.84% 11
Leicestershire +13 35 £32,500 +14.03% 6
Derbyshire +6 35 £39,000 +41.81% 2
Lincolnshire +30 19 £32,000 -3.03% 3
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 281 (45.99%) MySQL
2 226 (36.99%) PHP
3 222 (36.33%) Windows
4 201 (32.90%) JavaScript
5 182 (29.79%) Apache
6 175 (28.64%) HTML
7 159 (26.02%) Java
8 131 (21.44%) UNIX
9 128 (20.95%) Oracle
10 127 (20.79%) jQuery
11 125 (20.46%) Agile Software Development
11 125 (20.46%) CSS
12 122 (19.97%) SQL
13 120 (19.64%) Microsoft
14 116 (18.99%) OO
15 113 (18.49%) Software Engineering
16 104 (17.02%) Tomcat
17 102 (16.69%) Degree
18 101 (16.53%) XML
19 96 (15.71%) Finance
20 81 (13.26%) OO PHP
21 78 (12.77%) Marketing
22 74 (12.11%) .NET
23 71 (11.62%) C++
24 70 (11.46%) Cisco
25 68 (11.13%) LAN
26 66 (10.80%) VMware
27 65 (10.64%) WAN
28 64 (10.47%) Red Hat
29 62 (10.15%) SQL Server

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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
1 182 (29.79%) Apache
2 104 (17.02%) Tomcat
3 46 (7.53%) OpenStack
4 37 (6.06%) WebSphere
5 33 (5.40%) IIS
6 29 (4.75%) MS Exchange
6 29 (4.75%) WordPress
7 24 (3.93%) WebSphere Application Server
8 19 (3.11%) WebLogic
9 18 (2.95%) concrete5
10 16 (2.62%) Exchange Server 2007
11 14 (2.29%) GlassFish
11 14 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2010
11 14 (2.29%) CMS
12 13 (2.13%) Node.js
12 13 (2.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 13 (2.13%) nginx
13 10 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2013
14 9 (1.47%) Drupal
15 8 (1.31%) SharePoint
Applications
1 44 (7.20%) MS Excel
2 16 (2.62%) Photoshop
3 15 (2.45%) MS Office
4 7 (1.15%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.33%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.33%) Simulink
6 1 (0.16%) Maya
6 1 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 28 (4.58%) Magento
2 5 (0.82%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (0.82%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (0.82%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (0.65%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (0.65%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (0.65%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (0.49%) Summit
4 3 (0.49%) SAP SRM
5 2 (0.33%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 36 (5.89%) SaaS
2 35 (5.73%) IaaS
3 26 (4.26%) Google Apps
4 18 (2.95%) Amazon AWS
5 13 (2.13%) Amazon SQS
5 13 (2.13%) Amazon S3
5 13 (2.13%) ElastiCache
5 13 (2.13%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 6 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.82%) PaaS
8 3 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.49%) Office 365
9 2 (0.33%) IBM SmartCloud
10 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 68 (11.13%) LAN
2 65 (10.64%) WAN
3 60 (9.82%) SAN
4 25 (4.09%) VPN
5 23 (3.76%) DNS
6 22 (3.60%) TCP/IP
6 22 (3.60%) Internet
7 20 (3.27%) SSL
8 14 (2.29%) Firewall
8 14 (2.29%) Network Security
9 12 (1.96%) VoIP
10 10 (1.64%) LDAP
11 9 (1.47%) Broadband
11 9 (1.47%) DHCP
11 9 (1.47%) Intranet
12 8 (1.31%) Asterisk PBX
13 7 (1.15%) Wireless
13 7 (1.15%) BGP
13 7 (1.15%) HTTP
13 7 (1.15%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 281 (45.99%) MySQL
2 62 (10.15%) SQL Server
3 32 (5.24%) Oracle Database
4 25 (4.09%) Relational Database
5 17 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
6 15 (2.45%) RDBMS
7 13 (2.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 13 (2.13%) MongoDB
7 13 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
8 12 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
9 10 (1.64%) DB2
10 8 (1.31%) Oracle Database 11g
11 7 (1.15%) Oracle Database 10g
12 6 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (0.98%) WebFOCUS
12 6 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
12 6 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (0.82%) Couchbase
14 4 (0.65%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 59 (9.66%) Git (software)
2 37 (6.06%) Jenkins
3 33 (5.40%) Subversion
4 24 (3.93%) JUnit
5 16 (2.62%) Ant
6 14 (2.29%) Cucumber
7 13 (2.13%) Hudson
7 13 (2.13%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 13 (2.13%) Eclipse
7 13 (2.13%) JDeveloper
7 13 (2.13%) Maven
8 11 (1.80%) Visual Studio
9 9 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (1.31%) WinDbg
11 5 (0.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 4 (0.65%) JIRA
12 4 (0.65%) PHPUnit
13 3 (0.49%) Behat
13 3 (0.49%) Mercurial
14 2 (0.33%) PeopleTools
General
1 96 (15.71%) Finance
2 78 (12.77%) Marketing
3 40 (6.55%) Telecoms
4 33 (5.40%) Retail
5 7 (1.15%) Advertising
5 7 (1.15%) Back Office
6 6 (0.98%) Games
6 6 (0.98%) Multimedia
6 6 (0.98%) Billing
6 6 (0.98%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.65%) Military
7 4 (0.65%) Banking
7 4 (0.65%) Front Office
8 3 (0.49%) Automotive
8 3 (0.49%) French Language
8 3 (0.49%) German Language
8 3 (0.49%) Italian Language
8 3 (0.49%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.33%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 289 (47.30%) Developer
2 110 (18.00%) PHP Developer
3 72 (11.78%) Administrator
4 65 (10.64%) Systems Administrator
5 62 (10.15%) Software Engineer
6 56 (9.17%) Java Developer
7 52 (8.51%) Junior
8 51 (8.35%) Analyst
9 50 (8.18%) Junior Developer
10 40 (6.55%) Systems Engineer
11 39 (6.38%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 36 (5.89%) J2EE Developer
12 36 (5.89%) PHP MySQL Developer
13 34 (5.56%) C++ Developer
14 30 (4.91%) Web Developer
15 29 (4.75%) Software Developer
16 25 (4.09%) Designer
17 22 (3.60%) Infrastructure Designer
18 21 (3.44%) Linux Systems Administrator
18 21 (3.44%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 175 (28.64%) HTML
2 127 (20.79%) jQuery
3 125 (20.46%) CSS
4 101 (16.53%) XML
5 74 (12.11%) .NET
6 58 (9.49%) Web Services
7 53 (8.67%) J2EE
8 51 (8.35%) LAMP
9 37 (6.06%) Struts
10 36 (5.89%) JSP
11 33 (5.40%) Middleware
11 33 (5.40%) WF
12 28 (4.58%) EJB
13 23 (3.76%) Ajax
14 21 (3.44%) Spring
14 21 (3.44%) HTML5
15 17 (2.78%) Servlets
16 16 (2.62%) ASP.NET
16 16 (2.62%) Oracle Fusion
17 15 (2.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 60 (9.82%) Open Source
2 54 (8.84%) Computer Science
3 32 (5.24%) NHS
3 32 (5.24%) BBC
4 25 (4.09%) Enterprise Software
5 23 (3.76%) Firmware
6 20 (3.27%) Social Media
7 16 (2.62%) Visualisation
8 15 (2.45%) 3D Graphics
8 15 (2.45%) Clustering
9 14 (2.29%) Streaming Video
9 14 (2.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 14 (2.29%) Device Driver
10 11 (1.80%) Mathematics
11 9 (1.47%) FMCG
11 9 (1.47%) MPEG
11 9 (1.47%) Management Information System
12 8 (1.31%) Mainframe
13 5 (0.82%) E-Learning
13 5 (0.82%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 222 (36.33%) Windows
2 131 (21.44%) UNIX
3 45 (7.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 43 (7.04%) Solaris
5 32 (5.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (3.93%) Windows Server 2003
7 23 (3.76%) AIX
8 20 (3.27%) CentOS
9 15 (2.45%) Embedded Linux
9 15 (2.45%) Windows 7
10 12 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
11 11 (1.80%) Android
11 11 (1.80%) HPUX
11 11 (1.80%) Debian
12 10 (1.64%) Ubuntu
13 9 (1.47%) Mac OS
13 9 (1.47%) Windows XP
14 6 (0.98%) Fedora
15 3 (0.49%) Windows 8
16 2 (0.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (20.46%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (18.99%) OO
3 113 (18.49%) Software Engineering
4 81 (13.26%) OO PHP
5 54 (8.84%) E-Commerce
6 48 (7.86%) ITIL
7 46 (7.53%) Web Development
8 36 (5.89%) Project Management
9 32 (5.24%) Online Marketing
9 32 (5.24%) Agile Project Management
10 31 (5.07%) MVC
10 31 (5.07%) Configuration Management
11 28 (4.58%) OOP
12 25 (4.09%) Continuous Integration
13 24 (3.93%) Unit Testing
13 24 (3.93%) Disaster Recovery
14 23 (3.76%) DevOps
15 17 (2.78%) Multithreading
16 15 (2.45%) TDD
16 15 (2.45%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 226 (36.99%) PHP
2 201 (32.90%) JavaScript
3 159 (26.02%) Java
4 122 (19.97%) SQL
5 71 (11.62%) C++
6 56 (9.17%) C#
7 50 (8.18%) C
7 50 (8.18%) Python
8 36 (5.89%) PHP5
9 32 (5.24%) Perl
10 29 (4.75%) Bash Shell
11 23 (3.76%) Shell Script
11 23 (3.76%) Ruby
11 23 (3.76%) Groovy
11 23 (3.76%) PowerShell
12 17 (2.78%) Embedded C
13 14 (2.29%) PHP4
14 12 (1.96%) VB
15 10 (1.64%) VB.NET
15 10 (1.64%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 102 (16.69%) Degree
2 36 (5.89%) Sun Certification
3 16 (2.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (2.29%) MCSE
5 13 (2.13%) OCPJP
5 13 (2.13%) OCMJD
6 12 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
7 11 (1.80%) CCNA
8 10 (1.64%) SC Cleared
8 10 (1.64%) Security Cleared
9 8 (1.31%) CCNP
10 6 (0.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (0.65%) HND
12 3 (0.49%) OCP
12 3 (0.49%) Oracle Certification
12 3 (0.49%) ISTQB
13 2 (0.33%) IBM AIX Certification
13 2 (0.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (0.33%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.47%) JTAG
2 6 (0.98%) SLA
2 6 (0.98%) QA
3 4 (0.65%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 47 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 38 (6.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (4.91%) Hyper-V
4 19 (3.11%) Oracle RAC
5 16 (2.62%) XenApp
6 12 (1.96%) XenServer
7 7 (1.15%) vSphere
8 5 (0.82%) Xen
8 5 (0.82%) KVM
9 2 (0.33%) PowerHA
10 1 (0.16%) Sendmail
10 1 (0.16%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.16%) NFS
10 1 (0.16%) MetaFrame
10 1 (0.16%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 42 (6.87%) Puppet
2 39 (6.38%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (2.45%) Ansible
4 14 (2.29%) Tivoli
5 9 (1.47%) Backup Exec
6 8 (1.31%) SCCM
6 8 (1.31%) Vagrant
7 7 (1.15%) Norton AntiVirus
8 5 (0.82%) SCOM
9 4 (0.65%) Data Guard
9 4 (0.65%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 4 (0.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 4 (0.65%) Netcool
9 4 (0.65%) Netcool/OMNIbus
10 3 (0.49%) ZABBIX
10 3 (0.49%) Red Hat Satellite
11 2 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
11 2 (0.33%) BMC PATROL
11 2 (0.33%) BladeLogic
11 2 (0.33%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 128 (20.95%) Oracle
2 120 (19.64%) Microsoft
3 70 (11.46%) Cisco
4 66 (10.80%) VMware
5 64 (10.47%) Red Hat
6 47 (7.69%) IBM
7 39 (6.38%) Sun
8 36 (5.89%) HP
9 26 (4.26%) Google
10 25 (4.09%) Citrix
11 20 (3.27%) hybris
12 19 (3.11%) JBoss
13 18 (2.95%) Siemens
13 18 (2.95%) Zend
14 16 (2.62%) SAP
15 13 (2.13%) Adobe
16 9 (1.47%) TIBCO
17 7 (1.15%) Business Objects
17 7 (1.15%) Symantec
17 7 (1.15%) SolarWinds
Grantham, Lincolnshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + pension + other benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Nuepc
Salary: £26000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
Posted: 19 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
Posted: 19 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Northamptonshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
e-Recruiter
Salary: £28000 - £45000 per annum + Pension+holiday+health care
Posted: 22 hours ago
Lincolnshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Derby, Derbyshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-50,000
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Haigh Consultancy Services Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
SJB Corporate Ltd
Salary: Unspecified plus 25 days holiday + pension + additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Paul Smith
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 2 days ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £32,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton
Creative Personnel
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Northamptonshire
RS Components
Posted: 7 days ago
Nottingham
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 10 days ago
Loughborough
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £26,000 - £35,000 depending on experience
Posted: 10 days ago
Leicester
Three People
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits based on experience
Posted: 15 days ago
Kettering
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 21 days ago