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

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 29 21 19
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 288 327 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 7.95% 9.60% 9.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 31.93% 30.14% 33.59%
Number of salaries quoted 249 288 273
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 £26,100
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
902 1085 896
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 24.90% 31.84% 29.41%
Number of salaries quoted 770 959 794
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 £37,200 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-0.80% -

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 22 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 22 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 -7 126 £32,500 -7.14% 13
Northamptonshire -2 85 £37,500 -5.66% 7
Leicestershire +6 39 £30,000 -21.05% 3
Derbyshire -4 20 £39,250 +1.94% 6
Lincolnshire +26 18 £32,000 -12.92% 3
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 225 (39.96%) Windows
2 223 (39.61%) MySQL
3 199 (35.35%) Apache
4 191 (33.93%) Agile Software Development
5 181 (32.15%) PHP
6 171 (30.37%) Java
7 150 (26.64%) JavaScript
8 124 (22.02%) Oracle
9 122 (21.67%) HTML
9 122 (21.67%) UNIX
9 122 (21.67%) Software Engineering
10 119 (21.14%) Degree
11 112 (19.89%) SQL
12 111 (19.72%) Microsoft
13 107 (19.01%) Finance
14 102 (18.12%) XML
15 93 (16.52%) Tomcat
16 84 (14.92%) jQuery
17 80 (14.21%) C++
18 79 (14.03%) CSS
19 73 (12.97%) Red Hat
20 68 (12.08%) LAMP
21 67 (11.90%) Computer Science
22 65 (11.55%) OO
23 62 (11.01%) C
23 62 (11.01%) LAN
24 61 (10.83%) Cisco
24 61 (10.83%) VMware
24 61 (10.83%) Git (software)
25 59 (10.48%) WAN

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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
1 199 (35.35%) Apache
2 93 (16.52%) Tomcat
3 47 (8.35%) OpenStack
4 34 (6.04%) WebSphere
5 27 (4.80%) WebSphere Application Server
6 24 (4.26%) IIS
6 24 (4.26%) MS Exchange
7 22 (3.91%) nginx
8 19 (3.37%) GlassFish
8 19 (3.37%) WebLogic
9 18 (3.20%) WordPress
10 13 (2.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 13 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2007
11 12 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
12 11 (1.95%) SharePoint
13 7 (1.24%) Lync
13 7 (1.24%) CMS
14 6 (1.07%) JBoss
14 6 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2013
14 6 (1.07%) concrete5
Applications
1 53 (9.41%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.42%) MS Office
2 8 (1.42%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.36%) Simulink
3 2 (0.36%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.18%) Maya
4 1 (0.18%) 3ds Max
4 1 (0.18%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 16 (2.84%) Magento
2 4 (0.71%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (0.71%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (0.71%) Oracle Receivables
2 4 (0.71%) Oracle General Ledger
2 4 (0.71%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.53%) SAP SRM
3 3 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.36%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 30 (5.33%) Google Apps
2 26 (4.62%) SaaS
3 16 (2.84%) IaaS
4 6 (1.07%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.36%) Office 365
7 1 (0.18%) Rackspace Cloud
7 1 (0.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (11.01%) LAN
2 59 (10.48%) WAN
3 47 (8.35%) SAN
4 28 (4.97%) VPN
5 24 (4.26%) TCP/IP
6 21 (3.73%) Firewall
7 20 (3.55%) SSL
8 19 (3.37%) DNS
9 18 (3.20%) Internet
10 16 (2.84%) VoIP
11 12 (2.13%) Intranet
11 12 (2.13%) Network Security
12 11 (1.95%) Broadband
13 10 (1.78%) DHCP
14 8 (1.42%) LDAP
15 7 (1.24%) Asterisk PBX
15 7 (1.24%) SMTP
15 7 (1.24%) BGP
15 7 (1.24%) Wireless
16 6 (1.07%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 223 (39.61%) MySQL
2 58 (10.30%) SQL Server
3 24 (4.26%) Oracle Database
4 18 (3.20%) PostgreSQL
5 17 (3.02%) Relational Database
6 8 (1.42%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (1.24%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (1.24%) DB2
7 7 (1.24%) RDBMS
8 6 (1.07%) Oracle Database 10g
8 6 (1.07%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (0.53%) Big Data
10 3 (0.53%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.53%) Couchbase
10 3 (0.53%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.36%) InterBase
11 2 (0.36%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.36%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (0.36%) WebFOCUS
Development Applications
1 61 (10.83%) Git (software)
2 40 (7.10%) Jenkins
3 33 (5.86%) Subversion
4 28 (4.97%) JUnit
5 19 (3.37%) Cucumber
6 16 (2.84%) Ant
7 14 (2.49%) Maven
7 14 (2.49%) JIRA
7 14 (2.49%) Hudson
8 13 (2.31%) PHPUnit
8 13 (2.31%) Eclipse
8 13 (2.31%) JDeveloper
9 10 (1.78%) Redmine
9 10 (1.78%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 8 (1.42%) WinDbg
11 7 (1.24%) Visual Studio
12 5 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
13 4 (0.71%) Mercurial
14 3 (0.53%) Behat
15 2 (0.36%) PeopleTools
General
1 107 (19.01%) Finance
2 37 (6.57%) Marketing
3 34 (6.04%) Retail
4 32 (5.68%) Telecoms
5 8 (1.42%) French Language
5 8 (1.42%) German Language
5 8 (1.42%) Italian Language
5 8 (1.42%) Spanish Language
6 6 (1.07%) Back Office
6 6 (1.07%) Banking
7 5 (0.89%) Multimedia
7 5 (0.89%) Billing
7 5 (0.89%) Games
7 5 (0.89%) Automotive
7 5 (0.89%) Manufacturing
7 5 (0.89%) Front Office
7 5 (0.89%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.71%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.53%) Military
9 3 (0.53%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 239 (42.45%) Developer
2 89 (15.81%) PHP Developer
3 87 (15.45%) Administrator
4 73 (12.97%) Systems Administrator
5 64 (11.37%) Software Engineer
6 59 (10.48%) Java Developer
7 52 (9.24%) Analyst
8 45 (7.99%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 43 (7.64%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 43 (7.64%) J2EE Developer
10 38 (6.75%) C++ Developer
11 37 (6.57%) Software Developer
12 30 (5.33%) Designer
13 27 (4.80%) Infrastructure Designer
14 25 (4.44%) Linux Administrator
15 23 (4.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 21 (3.73%) Web Developer
17 20 (3.55%) Systems Engineer
18 19 (3.37%) Senior Developer
18 19 (3.37%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (21.67%) HTML
2 102 (18.12%) XML
3 84 (14.92%) jQuery
4 79 (14.03%) CSS
5 68 (12.08%) LAMP
6 57 (10.12%) .NET
7 50 (8.88%) J2EE
7 50 (8.88%) Web Services
8 45 (7.99%) Struts
9 34 (6.04%) Ajax
10 33 (5.86%) Middleware
11 31 (5.51%) JSP
12 28 (4.97%) EJB
13 24 (4.26%) Spring
14 20 (3.55%) HTML5
15 19 (3.37%) FIX Protocol
15 19 (3.37%) JMS
15 19 (3.37%) Servlets
15 19 (3.37%) XSD
15 19 (3.37%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 67 (11.90%) Computer Science
2 54 (9.59%) Open Source
3 29 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (4.97%) Enterprise Software
5 17 (3.02%) Visualisation
6 16 (2.84%) Mathematics
7 15 (2.66%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 15 (2.66%) Device Driver
7 15 (2.66%) 3D Graphics
7 15 (2.66%) Streaming Video
8 9 (1.60%) Clustering
8 9 (1.60%) MPEG
8 9 (1.60%) Mainframe
9 7 (1.24%) Mobile App
10 5 (0.89%) DataPower
10 5 (0.89%) Algorithms
10 5 (0.89%) CMDB
10 5 (0.89%) Credit Risk
10 5 (0.89%) Management Information System
11 4 (0.71%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 225 (39.96%) Windows
2 122 (21.67%) UNIX
3 45 (7.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 43 (7.64%) Solaris
5 31 (5.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (4.62%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (3.20%) Embedded Linux
8 17 (3.02%) CentOS
9 16 (2.84%) AIX
10 14 (2.49%) Windows 7
10 14 (2.49%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (2.31%) Android
12 12 (2.13%) Windows XP
13 9 (1.60%) Mac OS
14 8 (1.42%) Debian
14 8 (1.42%) Ubuntu
15 6 (1.07%) Windows 8
16 4 (0.71%) Apple iOS
17 3 (0.53%) Fedora
17 3 (0.53%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (33.93%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (21.67%) Software Engineering
3 65 (11.55%) OO
4 51 (9.06%) Web Development
5 47 (8.35%) ITIL
6 44 (7.82%) E-Commerce
7 39 (6.93%) Unit Testing
7 39 (6.93%) MVC
7 39 (6.93%) OOP
8 37 (6.57%) Configuration Management
9 36 (6.39%) Project Management
10 35 (6.22%) OO PHP
11 32 (5.68%) Continuous Integration
12 27 (4.80%) Agile Project Management
13 25 (4.44%) Mentoring
14 21 (3.73%) DevOps
14 21 (3.73%) TDD
15 20 (3.55%) Multithreading
16 18 (3.20%) Disaster Recovery
17 16 (2.84%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 181 (32.15%) PHP
2 171 (30.37%) Java
3 150 (26.64%) JavaScript
4 112 (19.89%) SQL
5 80 (14.21%) C++
6 62 (11.01%) C
7 52 (9.24%) C#
8 47 (8.35%) Python
9 34 (6.04%) PHP5
10 32 (5.68%) Bash Shell
11 28 (4.97%) Groovy
12 25 (4.44%) Shell Script
13 24 (4.26%) Perl
14 22 (3.91%) Ruby
15 21 (3.73%) PHP4
16 18 (3.20%) PowerShell
17 17 (3.02%) Embedded C
18 9 (1.60%) Embedded C++
19 8 (1.42%) Assembly Language
19 8 (1.42%) VB
Qualifications
1 119 (21.14%) Degree
2 43 (7.64%) Sun Certification
3 16 (2.84%) OCPJP
3 16 (2.84%) OCMJD
4 15 (2.66%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (1.95%) Security Cleared
7 10 (1.78%) CCNP
7 10 (1.78%) SC Cleared
8 9 (1.60%) CCNA
8 9 (1.60%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (1.42%) MCSE
10 5 (0.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (0.71%) Oracle Certification
11 4 (0.71%) HND
12 3 (0.53%) ISEB
12 3 (0.53%) CISSP
12 3 (0.53%) CISM
13 2 (0.36%) IBM AIX Certification
13 2 (0.36%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.60%) JTAG
1 9 (1.60%) SLA
2 5 (0.89%) QA
3 2 (0.36%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 46 (8.17%) Active Directory
2 34 (6.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (4.44%) Hyper-V
4 24 (4.26%) Firmware
5 22 (3.91%) Oracle RAC
6 11 (1.95%) XenApp
6 11 (1.95%) XenServer
7 4 (0.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (0.53%) vSphere
8 3 (0.53%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.36%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.36%) PowerHA
10 1 (0.18%) GPFS
10 1 (0.18%) KVM
10 1 (0.18%) Xen
Systems Management
1 40 (7.10%) Puppet
2 36 (6.39%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (2.13%) Ansible
4 7 (1.24%) Backup Exec
4 7 (1.24%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (1.07%) Tivoli
6 5 (0.89%) HAProxy
7 4 (0.71%) SCCM
7 4 (0.71%) Vagrant
8 3 (0.53%) Data Guard
8 3 (0.53%) ZABBIX
8 3 (0.53%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 3 (0.53%) Netcool
8 3 (0.53%) Netcool/OMNIbus
9 2 (0.36%) BMC PATROL
9 2 (0.36%) SCOM
9 2 (0.36%) BladeLogic
9 2 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.18%) CFEngine
10 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 124 (22.02%) Oracle
2 111 (19.72%) Microsoft
3 73 (12.97%) Red Hat
4 61 (10.83%) Cisco
4 61 (10.83%) VMware
5 50 (8.88%) Sun
6 38 (6.75%) IBM
7 31 (5.51%) Google
8 21 (3.73%) HP
9 20 (3.55%) Citrix
10 19 (3.37%) Zend
11 16 (2.84%) hybris
12 13 (2.31%) SAP
13 7 (1.24%) Business Objects
13 7 (1.24%) Adobe
13 7 (1.24%) Dell
13 7 (1.24%) EMC
13 7 (1.24%) Symantec
14 6 (1.07%) Siemens
15 5 (0.89%) CheckPoint
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £41,500 per annum + bonus, pension, other fantastic bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus and Package
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £28000 to £35000 per annum - Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £48000 - £50000 per annum + car + 15% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Derbyshire
Proteus Europe
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Northamptonshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £32,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Derbyshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 to £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Lincolnshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
ph9 Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
ph9
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus team bonuses
Posted: 13 days ago
Nottinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago