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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 29 26 25
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 260 294 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 6.71% 7.87% 7.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.02% 31.99% 24.97%
Number of salaries quoted 206 252 206
Average salary £37,500 £36,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,400 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
812 919 945
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 20.97% 24.61% 29.62%
Number of salaries quoted 643 776 815
Average salary £34,000 £35,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.54% +0.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £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 1 September 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 1 September 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 -17 85 £35,000 +9.37% 12
Northamptonshire -5 77 £40,000 +6.66% 16
Derbyshire +6 53 £36,500 -6.41% 9
Leicestershire +10 36 £33,500 +3.07% 3
Lincolnshire -6 6 £28,750 -10.15% 5
Rutland - 2 £42,500 - 1
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 242 (48.40%) Windows
2 155 (31.00%) MySQL
3 148 (29.60%) UNIX
4 126 (25.20%) Agile Software Development
5 115 (23.00%) JavaScript
6 113 (22.60%) Java
7 111 (22.20%) Apache
8 104 (20.80%) SQL
9 91 (18.20%) Oracle
9 91 (18.20%) SAN
10 86 (17.20%) PHP
11 83 (16.60%) HTML
12 79 (15.80%) Microsoft
12 79 (15.80%) Degree
13 77 (15.40%) VMware
14 71 (14.20%) Software Engineering
14 71 (14.20%) SQL Server
15 69 (13.80%) jQuery
16 67 (13.40%) Cisco
17 65 (13.00%) CSS
18 61 (12.20%) LAN
19 58 (11.60%) WAN
19 58 (11.60%) ITIL
20 55 (11.00%) Python
21 54 (10.80%) C++
21 54 (10.80%) Firewall
21 54 (10.80%) Analytical Skills
22 53 (10.60%) Web Services
22 53 (10.60%) Finance
23 52 (10.40%) Computer Science

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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
1 111 (22.20%) Apache
2 51 (10.20%) Tomcat
3 36 (7.20%) IIS
4 29 (5.80%) MS Exchange
5 28 (5.60%) OpenStack
6 24 (4.80%) JBoss
7 22 (4.40%) CICS
8 19 (3.80%) WebSphere
9 15 (3.00%) Oracle Workflow
10 12 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2010
11 9 (1.80%) Apache Solr
11 9 (1.80%) Confluence
11 9 (1.80%) WebSphere Application Server
12 7 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2007
13 5 (1.00%) Drupal
13 5 (1.00%) WordPress
14 3 (0.60%) WebLogic
14 3 (0.60%) Joomla!
14 3 (0.60%) CMS
15 2 (0.40%) nginx
Applications
1 40 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.80%) MS Office
3 12 (2.40%) Simulink
3 12 (2.40%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 15 (3.00%) Magento
2 7 (1.40%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (1.00%) Oracle CRM
3 5 (1.00%) Oracle ERP
3 5 (1.00%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.40%) SAP SRM
6 1 (0.20%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.20%) ResourceLink
6 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 34 (6.80%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (6.40%) Google Apps
3 14 (2.80%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (1.00%) Office 365
6 4 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.80%) Amazon S3
6 4 (0.80%) SaaS
7 3 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.20%) PaaS
9 1 (0.20%) GitHub
9 1 (0.20%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 91 (18.20%) SAN
2 61 (12.20%) LAN
3 58 (11.60%) WAN
4 54 (10.80%) Firewall
5 42 (8.40%) TCP/IP
6 41 (8.20%) DNS
7 31 (6.20%) Internet
8 18 (3.60%) NAS
9 17 (3.40%) VPN
10 14 (2.80%) HTTP
10 14 (2.80%) Network Security
11 12 (2.40%) Intrusion Detection
11 12 (2.40%) SSL
12 9 (1.80%) FTP
12 9 (1.80%) IPsec
12 9 (1.80%) Cisco ASA
13 8 (1.60%) DHCP
14 7 (1.40%) VLAN
15 6 (1.20%) Cisco Nexus
16 5 (1.00%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (31.00%) MySQL
2 71 (14.20%) SQL Server
3 35 (7.00%) DB2
4 28 (5.60%) Relational Database
5 22 (4.40%) Oracle Database
6 20 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 14 (2.80%) SQL Server 2008
8 13 (2.60%) NoSQL
9 11 (2.20%) Oracle Database 10g
10 9 (1.80%) Oracle BI EE
10 9 (1.80%) Oracle Database 12c
11 6 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (1.20%) Big Data
11 6 (1.20%) Couchbase
11 6 (1.20%) MS Access
11 6 (1.20%) CouchDB
12 5 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (1.00%) RDBMS
12 5 (1.00%) PowerCenter
12 5 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 32 (6.40%) Git (software)
2 27 (5.40%) Jenkins
3 19 (3.80%) Visual Studio
4 15 (3.00%) JIRA
5 13 (2.60%) LoadRunner
6 12 (2.40%) Subversion
7 10 (2.00%) HP UFT
7 10 (2.00%) Hudson
8 7 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (1.00%) TeamCity
9 5 (1.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 5 (1.00%) JDeveloper
10 4 (0.80%) Gradle
11 3 (0.60%) Octopus Deploy
11 3 (0.60%) IntelliJ
11 3 (0.60%) Selenium
11 3 (0.60%) GDB
11 3 (0.60%) WinDbg
11 3 (0.60%) Cucumber
12 2 (0.40%) Grunt
General
1 53 (10.60%) Finance
2 27 (5.40%) Electronics
3 19 (3.80%) Telecoms
4 18 (3.60%) Back Office
5 13 (2.60%) Manufacturing
5 13 (2.60%) Marketing
6 12 (2.40%) Retail
6 12 (2.40%) Automotive
7 10 (2.00%) Banking
8 4 (0.80%) Legal
9 2 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.40%) Games
9 2 (0.40%) Mandarin Language
10 1 (0.20%) French Language
10 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 137 (27.40%) Developer
2 80 (16.00%) Analyst
3 47 (9.40%) Software Engineer
4 46 (9.20%) PHP Developer
5 40 (8.00%) Support Analyst
6 39 (7.80%) Administrator
7 24 (4.80%) DBA
7 24 (4.80%) Web Developer
7 24 (4.80%) Systems Administrator
8 23 (4.60%) Systems Engineer
8 23 (4.60%) Java Developer
8 23 (4.60%) Designer
9 21 (4.20%) Infrastructure Designer
10 19 (3.80%) C++ Software Engineer
11 18 (3.60%) Senior Systems Engineer
12 17 (3.40%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 17 (3.40%) Linux Administrator
13 16 (3.20%) Security Engineer
13 16 (3.20%) Senior Developer
14 15 (3.00%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (16.60%) HTML
2 69 (13.80%) jQuery
3 65 (13.00%) CSS
4 53 (10.60%) Web Services
5 47 (9.40%) .NET
6 35 (7.00%) HTML5
7 31 (6.20%) LAMP
8 25 (5.00%) Java EE
8 25 (5.00%) SOAP
9 24 (4.80%) XML
9 24 (4.80%) Spring
9 24 (4.80%) CSS3
10 18 (3.60%) J2EE
11 17 (3.40%) Middleware
12 16 (3.20%) Spring MVC
13 13 (2.60%) Ajax
13 13 (2.60%) Symfony
14 12 (2.40%) Laravel
15 11 (2.20%) REST
15 11 (2.20%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 54 (10.80%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (10.40%) Computer Science
3 36 (7.20%) Data Centre
4 29 (5.80%) Clustering
5 27 (5.40%) Mainframe
6 23 (4.60%) Management Information System
7 17 (3.40%) Mathematics
7 17 (3.40%) User Experience
8 16 (3.20%) Enterprise Software
9 15 (3.00%) Physics
9 15 (3.00%) Replication
10 12 (2.40%) PKI
11 11 (2.20%) Artificial Intelligence
12 7 (1.40%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 7 (1.40%) IBM Mainframe
12 7 (1.40%) Kindle
13 6 (1.20%) Mobile App
13 6 (1.20%) Credit Risk
14 5 (1.00%) N-Tier
15 4 (0.80%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 242 (48.40%) Windows
2 148 (29.60%) UNIX
3 50 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 45 (9.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 31 (6.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 28 (5.60%) Solaris
7 21 (4.20%) Ubuntu
8 19 (3.80%) AIX
9 16 (3.20%) CentOS
10 13 (2.60%) Windows 7
11 10 (2.00%) HPUX
11 10 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (1.60%) Debian
13 7 (1.40%) Android
14 6 (1.20%) Mac OS X
15 5 (1.00%) Embedded Linux
16 3 (0.60%) IRIX
16 3 (0.60%) SUSE
16 3 (0.60%) Windows XP
16 3 (0.60%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (25.20%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (14.20%) Software Engineering
3 58 (11.60%) ITIL
4 51 (10.20%) MVC
5 49 (9.80%) Open Source
6 42 (8.40%) DevOps
7 38 (7.60%) Problem Management
8 37 (7.40%) E-Commerce
9 36 (7.20%) Scrum
10 35 (7.00%) Disaster Recovery
11 33 (6.60%) Mentoring
12 32 (6.40%) SDLC
13 29 (5.80%) Configuration Management
14 27 (5.40%) Change Management
15 26 (5.20%) OO
16 24 (4.80%) Incident Management
16 24 (4.80%) Capacity Planning
17 23 (4.60%) Continuous Integration
18 22 (4.40%) UML
19 20 (4.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 115 (23.00%) JavaScript
2 113 (22.60%) Java
3 104 (20.80%) SQL
4 86 (17.20%) PHP
5 55 (11.00%) Python
6 54 (10.80%) C++
7 43 (8.60%) Perl
8 39 (7.80%) PowerShell
9 37 (7.40%) VB
10 34 (6.80%) C#
11 28 (5.60%) C
12 23 (4.60%) Shell Script
13 22 (4.40%) JCL
14 20 (4.00%) Ruby
14 20 (4.00%) Bash Shell
15 18 (3.60%) VB.NET
16 16 (3.20%) MATLAB
17 15 (3.00%) PHP5
17 15 (3.00%) VBScript
17 15 (3.00%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 79 (15.80%) Degree
2 20 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (3.60%) MCSE
4 17 (3.40%) MCP
5 15 (3.00%) PhD
6 12 (2.40%) Security Cleared
7 9 (1.80%) SC Cleared
7 9 (1.80%) DV Cleared
7 9 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (1.00%) CISSP
8 5 (1.00%) CISM
8 5 (1.00%) RHCSA
9 4 (0.80%) RHCE
9 4 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.80%) CCNA
9 4 (0.80%) HNC
10 3 (0.60%) CCNP
10 3 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (0.60%) LPIC
11 2 (0.40%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (1.80%) PCI DSS
2 9 (1.80%) FISMA
3 8 (1.60%) SLA
4 7 (1.40%) ISO 9001
4 7 (1.40%) QA
5 4 (0.80%) ISO 9000
6 3 (0.60%) BS7799
7 2 (0.40%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 51 (10.20%) Hyper-V
2 44 (8.80%) Active Directory
3 42 (8.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (4.00%) XenServer
5 9 (1.80%) vSphere
5 9 (1.80%) Firmware
5 9 (1.80%) RACF
6 5 (1.00%) VMware ESX
6 5 (1.00%) NFS
6 5 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.80%) PowerHA
8 3 (0.60%) Samba
9 2 (0.40%) Docker
9 2 (0.40%) Time Sharing Option
9 2 (0.40%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.20%) Sendmail
10 1 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.20%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.20%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 30 (6.00%) Opscode Chef
2 25 (5.00%) Puppet
3 18 (3.60%) SCCM
4 13 (2.60%) SCOM
5 12 (2.40%) Ansible
6 10 (2.00%) Nagios
7 9 (1.80%) CA Endevor
8 7 (1.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 5 (1.00%) Backup Exec
10 4 (0.80%) Oracle RMAN
11 3 (0.60%) Tivoli
11 3 (0.60%) Data Guard
11 3 (0.60%) BladeLogic
11 3 (0.60%) WSUS
11 3 (0.60%) Munin
12 2 (0.40%) ZABBIX
12 2 (0.40%) Cacti
12 2 (0.40%) HP SiteScope
12 2 (0.40%) Vagrant
12 2 (0.40%) Salt
Vendors
1 91 (18.20%) Oracle
2 79 (15.80%) Microsoft
3 77 (15.40%) VMware
4 67 (13.40%) Cisco
5 52 (10.40%) IBM
6 42 (8.40%) HP
7 38 (7.60%) Red Hat
8 33 (6.60%) Google
9 30 (6.00%) Citrix
10 22 (4.40%) Dell
11 19 (3.80%) F5
12 18 (3.60%) Zend
12 18 (3.60%) Informatica
13 17 (3.40%) Splunk
14 14 (2.80%) EMC
15 13 (2.60%) NetApp
15 13 (2.60%) hybris
16 12 (2.40%) Altiris
17 10 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
17 10 (2.00%) Sybase
Northampton, Northamptonshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Circa £60k plus Healthcare and pension
Posted: 3 hours ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Northamptonshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £37000 - £42000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Experis IT
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Reed Technology
Posted: Yesterday
Derby, Derbyshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-45,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Sutton-In-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 45,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £55000 per annum + bonus+pension, health
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum + car + 15% bonus negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £36k - 38k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Lincolnshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + car,gym,benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Lincolnshire
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £35000 per annum + bonuses
Posted: 4 days ago
Lincolnshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Wellingborough, Northamptonshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Inc Great Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago