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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 28 22 28
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Permanent jobs citing Linux 246 333 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 6.80% 8.76% 7.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.08% 35.20% 28.21%
Number of salaries quoted 203 278 203
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,100 £21,850 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £51,750
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,568
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.47%
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
846 946 840
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 23.39% 24.89% 26.78%
Number of salaries quoted 697 841 710
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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
Northamptonshire 0 101 £42,500 +13.33% 10
Nottinghamshire -15 71 £37,000 +23.33% 24
Derbyshire +6 28 £39,000 +18.18% 4
Leicestershire -11 27 £37,500 -3.22% 5
Lincolnshire 0 11 £35,000 +32.07% 6
Rutland +5 2 £30,000 -25.00%
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 262 (51.88%) Windows
2 164 (32.48%) MySQL
3 155 (30.69%) Apache
4 153 (30.30%) UNIX
5 124 (24.55%) Agile Software Development
6 123 (24.36%) Java
7 112 (22.18%) Oracle
8 110 (21.78%) Microsoft
8 110 (21.78%) SAN
9 106 (20.99%) SQL
10 101 (20.00%) JavaScript
11 98 (19.41%) Tomcat
12 97 (19.21%) VMware
13 96 (19.01%) Cisco
14 88 (17.43%) LAN
15 84 (16.63%) PHP
16 78 (15.45%) WAN
17 77 (15.25%) HTML
17 77 (15.25%) Red Hat
18 76 (15.05%) IBM
19 75 (14.85%) Data Centre
20 71 (14.06%) Hyper-V
21 70 (13.86%) SQL Server
22 65 (12.87%) Degree
23 64 (12.67%) CSS
24 63 (12.48%) HP
25 62 (12.28%) Active Directory
26 58 (11.49%) VMware Infrastructure
27 57 (11.29%) Open Source
27 57 (11.29%) Finance

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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
1 155 (30.69%) Apache
2 98 (19.41%) Tomcat
3 45 (8.91%) IIS
4 37 (7.33%) OpenStack
5 36 (7.13%) MS Exchange
6 21 (4.16%) WebSphere
7 20 (3.96%) JBoss
8 16 (3.17%) CICS
9 14 (2.77%) Apache Solr
10 10 (1.98%) Lync
11 9 (1.78%) WebSphere Application Server
11 9 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2010
12 7 (1.39%) Oracle Workflow
12 7 (1.39%) CMS
12 7 (1.39%) Confluence
13 6 (1.19%) Drupal
14 5 (0.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 5 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2007
14 5 (0.99%) WordPress
15 4 (0.79%) WebLogic
Applications
1 39 (7.72%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.77%) MS Office
3 12 (2.38%) TargetLink
3 12 (2.38%) Simulink
4 2 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.40%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.40%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 16 (3.17%) Magento
2 7 (1.39%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.99%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (0.99%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.79%) Oracle 11i
4 4 (0.79%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (0.79%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.40%) SAP SRM
7 1 (0.20%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 35 (6.93%) Google Apps
2 26 (5.15%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (2.18%) Cloud Computing
3 11 (2.18%) SaaS
4 5 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (0.99%) Amazon S3
4 5 (0.99%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.40%) Office 365
6 1 (0.20%) GitHub
6 1 (0.20%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 110 (21.78%) SAN
2 88 (17.43%) LAN
3 78 (15.45%) WAN
4 52 (10.30%) TCP/IP
5 36 (7.13%) Firewall
6 31 (6.14%) DNS
7 22 (4.36%) Internet
8 17 (3.37%) NAS
9 16 (3.17%) SSL
10 15 (2.97%) HTTP
11 10 (1.98%) DHCP
12 9 (1.78%) ADSL
12 9 (1.78%) Broadband
12 9 (1.78%) Network Security
13 8 (1.58%) FTP
13 8 (1.58%) VPN
14 6 (1.19%) VoIP
15 5 (0.99%) LDAP
15 5 (0.99%) Cisco Nexus
15 5 (0.99%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 164 (32.48%) MySQL
2 70 (13.86%) SQL Server
3 38 (7.52%) Relational Database
4 31 (6.14%) Oracle Database
5 26 (5.15%) Oracle Database 11g
6 20 (3.96%) DB2
7 17 (3.37%) Oracle Database 10g
8 15 (2.97%) Oracle Database 12c
9 13 (2.57%) NoSQL
10 7 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (1.39%) Couchbase
10 7 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (1.39%) CouchDB
11 6 (1.19%) MS Access
12 5 (0.99%) Big Data
13 4 (0.79%) Oracle Discoverer
13 4 (0.79%) RDBMS
13 4 (0.79%) Oracle9i Database
14 3 (0.59%) Crystal Reports
14 3 (0.59%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 29 (5.74%) Git (software)
2 23 (4.55%) Jenkins
3 13 (2.57%) Subversion
4 11 (2.18%) JIRA
4 11 (2.18%) Visual Studio
5 9 (1.78%) LoadRunner
6 8 (1.58%) Hudson
7 7 (1.39%) QuickTest Pro
8 3 (0.59%) Maven
8 3 (0.59%) Ant
8 3 (0.59%) IntelliJ
8 3 (0.59%) Eclipse
8 3 (0.59%) Gradle
8 3 (0.59%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.40%) AccuRev
9 2 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.40%) MSBuild
9 2 (0.40%) PHPUnit
10 1 (0.20%) LabVIEW
10 1 (0.20%) Selenium
General
1 57 (11.29%) Finance
2 17 (3.37%) Marketing
2 17 (3.37%) Telecoms
3 16 (3.17%) Electronics
4 15 (2.97%) Retail
5 14 (2.77%) Manufacturing
6 9 (1.78%) Banking
6 9 (1.78%) Back Office
7 7 (1.39%) Automotive
8 3 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.40%) Local Government
9 2 (0.40%) Mandarin Language
9 2 (0.40%) French Language
9 2 (0.40%) Law
9 2 (0.40%) Legal
9 2 (0.40%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.40%) Military
9 2 (0.40%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.20%) Billing
10 1 (0.20%) German Language
Job Titles
1 131 (25.94%) Developer
2 85 (16.83%) Analyst
3 48 (9.50%) Administrator
4 41 (8.12%) PHP Developer
5 35 (6.93%) Support Analyst
6 34 (6.73%) Java Developer
7 33 (6.53%) Software Engineer
8 32 (6.34%) Systems Administrator
8 32 (6.34%) Systems Engineer
9 30 (5.94%) Designer
10 27 (5.35%) Web Developer
10 27 (5.35%) Infrastructure Designer
11 25 (4.95%) DBA
12 22 (4.36%) Server Analyst
13 20 (3.96%) Network Engineer
14 17 (3.37%) Oracle DBA
14 17 (3.37%) Embedded Software Engineer
15 16 (3.17%) Senior Developer
15 16 (3.17%) Linux Administrator
16 15 (2.97%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (15.25%) HTML
2 64 (12.67%) CSS
3 54 (10.69%) Web Services
4 48 (9.50%) jQuery
5 32 (6.34%) XML
5 32 (6.34%) LAMP
6 31 (6.14%) J2EE
7 29 (5.74%) HTML5
8 28 (5.54%) .NET
9 25 (4.95%) Spring
10 22 (4.36%) Java EE
11 21 (4.16%) SOAP
12 20 (3.96%) Middleware
13 18 (3.56%) Spring MVC
14 14 (2.77%) REST
14 14 (2.77%) Ajax
15 12 (2.38%) JPA
15 12 (2.38%) Servlets
15 12 (2.38%) XSLT
16 9 (1.78%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 75 (14.85%) Data Centre
2 43 (8.51%) Clustering
3 37 (7.33%) Computer Science
4 31 (6.14%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (3.76%) Mainframe
6 17 (3.37%) Management Information System
6 17 (3.37%) Enterprise Software
7 14 (2.77%) Replication
8 11 (2.18%) Mathematics
9 10 (1.98%) HACMP
10 9 (1.78%) Physics
10 9 (1.78%) User Experience
11 7 (1.39%) Credit Risk
12 5 (0.99%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 5 (0.99%) Artificial Intelligence
12 5 (0.99%) Embedded Systems
13 4 (0.79%) Algorithms
13 4 (0.79%) Mobile App
14 3 (0.59%) IVR
14 3 (0.59%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 262 (51.88%) Windows
2 153 (30.30%) UNIX
3 53 (10.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 51 (10.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 48 (9.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 37 (7.33%) Solaris
7 35 (6.93%) AIX
8 25 (4.95%) CentOS
9 21 (4.16%) Windows Server 2003
10 20 (3.96%) Ubuntu
11 16 (3.17%) HPUX
12 12 (2.38%) Android
13 11 (2.18%) Windows XP
13 11 (2.18%) Windows 8
14 8 (1.58%) SUSE
15 7 (1.39%) Debian
15 7 (1.39%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 5 (0.99%) Windows 7
17 4 (0.79%) Oracle Linux
18 3 (0.59%) IRIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (24.55%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (11.29%) Open Source
3 52 (10.30%) E-Commerce
4 50 (9.90%) Software Engineering
5 46 (9.11%) ITIL
6 44 (8.71%) Disaster Recovery
6 44 (8.71%) SDLC
7 39 (7.72%) Project Management
7 39 (7.72%) Capacity Planning
8 35 (6.93%) Problem Management
9 34 (6.73%) Mentoring
10 33 (6.53%) Scrum
10 33 (6.53%) MVC
11 29 (5.74%) Change Management
12 27 (5.35%) UML
13 25 (4.95%) Incident Management
14 24 (4.75%) Performance Tuning
15 21 (4.16%) Continuous Integration
16 20 (3.96%) DevOps
16 20 (3.96%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 123 (24.36%) Java
2 106 (20.99%) SQL
3 101 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 84 (16.63%) PHP
5 45 (8.91%) C++
6 44 (8.71%) PowerShell
7 43 (8.51%) Python
8 32 (6.34%) Perl
9 28 (5.54%) Shell Script
10 24 (4.75%) C#
11 22 (4.36%) VB
12 21 (4.16%) C
13 20 (3.96%) Bash Shell
14 17 (3.37%) JCL
15 16 (3.17%) MATLAB
16 14 (2.77%) Ruby
17 13 (2.57%) COBOL
18 8 (1.58%) PHP5
18 8 (1.58%) REXX
19 6 (1.19%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 65 (12.87%) Degree
2 12 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (2.38%) MCP
3 10 (1.98%) IBM AIX Certification
3 10 (1.98%) MCSE
4 8 (1.58%) PhD
5 5 (0.99%) OCP
5 5 (0.99%) Oracle Certification
5 5 (0.99%) SC Cleared
5 5 (0.99%) Security Cleared
6 4 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (0.79%) HNC
6 4 (0.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (0.79%) RHCT
7 3 (0.59%) CCNP
7 3 (0.59%) ISEB
7 3 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.40%) Sun Certification
8 2 (0.40%) CCNA
8 2 (0.40%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (1.39%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.19%) SLA
4 4 (0.79%) ISO 9000
5 3 (0.59%) QA
5 3 (0.59%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.59%) JTAG
6 2 (0.40%) BS7799
6 2 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.20%) FISMA
System Software
1 71 (14.06%) Hyper-V
2 62 (12.28%) Active Directory
3 58 (11.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 31 (6.14%) XenServer
5 12 (2.38%) PowerHA
5 12 (2.38%) Firmware
5 12 (2.38%) Oracle RAC
6 11 (2.18%) VMware ESX
6 11 (2.18%) vSphere
7 7 (1.39%) RACF
8 6 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.79%) OCFS2
9 4 (0.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (0.59%) NFS
11 2 (0.40%) Sendmail
11 2 (0.40%) Cronacle
12 1 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.20%) Samba
12 1 (0.20%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.20%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 24 (4.75%) Puppet
2 21 (4.16%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (3.96%) SCOM
4 19 (3.76%) SCCM
5 14 (2.77%) Ansible
6 12 (2.38%) Data Guard
7 9 (1.78%) Nagios
8 8 (1.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 7 (1.39%) CA Endevor
10 5 (0.99%) Legato
11 4 (0.79%) Oracle Flashback
11 4 (0.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 4 (0.79%) Oracle RMAN
12 3 (0.59%) NetBackup
12 3 (0.59%) WSUS
12 3 (0.59%) Munin
13 2 (0.40%) Rundeck
13 2 (0.40%) Graphite
13 2 (0.40%) SolarWinds Orion
13 2 (0.40%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 112 (22.18%) Oracle
2 110 (21.78%) Microsoft
3 97 (19.21%) VMware
4 96 (19.01%) Cisco
5 77 (15.25%) Red Hat
6 76 (15.05%) IBM
7 63 (12.48%) HP
8 40 (7.92%) Google
9 39 (7.72%) Citrix
10 34 (6.73%) Dell
11 21 (4.16%) EMC
12 17 (3.37%) Altiris
12 17 (3.37%) F5
13 16 (3.17%) hybris
13 16 (3.17%) SAP
14 11 (2.18%) Sybase
15 10 (1.98%) PeopleSoft
16 9 (1.78%) Zend
17 7 (1.39%) Informatica
17 7 (1.39%) New Relic
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
Corby, Northamptonshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £25k - 37k per year
Posted: 3 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experian
Salary: £competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Hays UK - University of Nottingham
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Northamptonshire
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Nicoll Curtin Technology
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experian
Posted: Yesterday
Lincolnshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + bonuses
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + car, bonus, medical, good pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Circa £40k plus Healthcare and pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experian
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experian
Salary: £competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £130,000 per annum Bonus, Relocation, Benefits, LowTax
Posted: 2 days ago
Lincolnshire
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £35000 per annum + bonuses
Posted: 3 days ago
Coalville, Leicestershire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum + car + 15% bonus negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: 6 days ago