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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 24 24 19
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 297 288 355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 8.15% 8.87% 10.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.21% 29.75% 36.67%
Number of salaries quoted 253 256 315
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,500
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
922 968 968
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 25.32% 29.81% 28.83%
Number of salaries quoted 778 849 861
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,600 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 22 September 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 September 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 -8 115 £32,500 -7.14% 8
Northamptonshire +4 93 £37,500 -5.66% 8
Leicestershire +10 36 £30,500 -3.17% 3
Derbyshire -9 27 £39,000 +13.04% 2
Lincolnshire - 22 £32,000 - 6
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (44.46%) MySQL
2 226 (37.92%) Windows
3 214 (35.91%) Agile Software Development
4 205 (34.40%) PHP
5 203 (34.06%) Apache
6 179 (30.03%) JavaScript
7 175 (29.36%) Java
8 157 (26.34%) HTML
9 136 (22.82%) Oracle
10 123 (20.64%) UNIX
11 121 (20.30%) Software Engineering
12 114 (19.13%) SQL
13 113 (18.96%) Degree
14 109 (18.29%) Tomcat
15 107 (17.95%) CSS
15 107 (17.95%) Finance
16 104 (17.45%) XML
17 103 (17.28%) Microsoft
18 99 (16.61%) jQuery
19 94 (15.77%) OO
20 75 (12.58%) C++
21 73 (12.25%) LAN
22 72 (12.08%) Cisco
23 70 (11.74%) WAN
24 66 (11.07%) Git (software)
25 64 (10.74%) OO PHP
26 63 (10.57%) Red Hat
27 62 (10.40%) SAN
27 62 (10.40%) Computer Science
27 62 (10.40%) LAMP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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
1 203 (34.06%) Apache
2 109 (18.29%) Tomcat
3 47 (7.89%) OpenStack
4 38 (6.38%) WebSphere
5 33 (5.54%) IIS
6 30 (5.03%) WordPress
7 28 (4.70%) MS Exchange
8 26 (4.36%) WebSphere Application Server
9 20 (3.36%) nginx
10 19 (3.19%) WebLogic
11 18 (3.02%) GlassFish
11 18 (3.02%) concrete5
12 16 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2007
13 14 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2010
14 13 (2.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 9 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2013
15 9 (1.51%) CMS
16 8 (1.34%) SharePoint
17 5 (0.84%) Lync
17 5 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 49 (8.22%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.85%) MS Office
3 10 (1.68%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.34%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.34%) Simulink
5 1 (0.17%) Maya
5 1 (0.17%) 3ds Max
5 1 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 28 (4.70%) Magento
2 5 (0.84%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (0.84%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.67%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (0.67%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (0.67%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (0.50%) SAP SRM
5 2 (0.34%) Summit
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 36 (6.04%) SaaS
2 35 (5.87%) IaaS
3 29 (4.87%) Google Apps
4 6 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.84%) PaaS
5 5 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.34%) Office 365
8 1 (0.17%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 73 (12.25%) LAN
2 70 (11.74%) WAN
3 62 (10.40%) SAN
4 26 (4.36%) VPN
5 24 (4.03%) TCP/IP
6 21 (3.52%) Internet
7 20 (3.36%) SSL
8 19 (3.19%) DNS
9 13 (2.18%) VoIP
10 12 (2.01%) Network Security
10 12 (2.01%) Firewall
11 9 (1.51%) Intranet
11 9 (1.51%) Broadband
12 8 (1.34%) DHCP
12 8 (1.34%) LDAP
12 8 (1.34%) Asterisk PBX
13 7 (1.17%) BGP
13 7 (1.17%) Wireless
13 7 (1.17%) SMTP
14 6 (1.01%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 265 (44.46%) MySQL
2 61 (10.23%) SQL Server
3 31 (5.20%) Oracle Database
4 23 (3.86%) Relational Database
5 18 (3.02%) PostgreSQL
6 13 (2.18%) RDBMS
7 12 (2.01%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (2.01%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (1.17%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (1.01%) WebFOCUS
9 6 (1.01%) DB2
9 6 (1.01%) Oracle Database 10g
9 6 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (0.50%) Couchbase
12 3 (0.50%) Amazon RDS
12 3 (0.50%) NoSQL
13 2 (0.34%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 66 (11.07%) Git (software)
2 38 (6.38%) Jenkins
3 32 (5.37%) Subversion
4 27 (4.53%) JUnit
5 18 (3.02%) Cucumber
6 15 (2.52%) Ant
7 13 (2.18%) Hudson
7 13 (2.18%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 13 (2.18%) Eclipse
7 13 (2.18%) JDeveloper
8 12 (2.01%) Maven
9 11 (1.85%) Visual Studio
10 10 (1.68%) JIRA
11 9 (1.51%) Team Foundation Server
11 9 (1.51%) PHPUnit
12 8 (1.34%) WinDbg
13 6 (1.01%) Redmine
14 5 (0.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 3 (0.50%) Mercurial
15 3 (0.50%) Behat
General
1 107 (17.95%) Finance
2 58 (9.73%) Marketing
3 41 (6.88%) Telecoms
4 34 (5.70%) Retail
5 8 (1.34%) Billing
6 6 (1.01%) Banking
6 6 (1.01%) Multimedia
7 5 (0.84%) Front Office
7 5 (0.84%) Games
7 5 (0.84%) French Language
7 5 (0.84%) German Language
7 5 (0.84%) Italian Language
7 5 (0.84%) Spanish Language
8 4 (0.67%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.67%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.67%) Back Office
9 3 (0.50%) Automotive
9 3 (0.50%) Military
10 2 (0.34%) Advertising
10 2 (0.34%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 271 (45.47%) Developer
2 103 (17.28%) PHP Developer
3 83 (13.93%) Administrator
4 75 (12.58%) Systems Administrator
5 63 (10.57%) Software Engineer
6 61 (10.23%) Java Developer
7 50 (8.39%) Analyst
8 44 (7.38%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 42 (7.05%) J2EE Developer
10 41 (6.88%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 37 (6.21%) C++ Developer
12 32 (5.37%) Software Developer
12 32 (5.37%) Systems Engineer
13 31 (5.20%) Designer
14 30 (5.03%) Junior
15 29 (4.87%) Web Developer
15 29 (4.87%) Junior Developer
16 28 (4.70%) Infrastructure Designer
17 23 (3.86%) Linux Administrator
17 23 (3.86%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (26.34%) HTML
2 107 (17.95%) CSS
3 104 (17.45%) XML
4 99 (16.61%) jQuery
5 62 (10.40%) LAMP
6 61 (10.23%) .NET
7 57 (9.56%) J2EE
8 49 (8.22%) Web Services
9 43 (7.21%) Struts
10 36 (6.04%) JSP
11 33 (5.54%) Middleware
12 29 (4.87%) EJB
12 29 (4.87%) Ajax
13 24 (4.03%) Spring
14 22 (3.69%) HTML5
15 18 (3.02%) FIX Protocol
15 18 (3.02%) JMS
15 18 (3.02%) WebSphere MQ
16 17 (2.85%) Servlets
16 17 (2.85%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 62 (10.40%) Computer Science
2 61 (10.23%) Open Source
3 27 (4.53%) Enterprise Software
4 26 (4.36%) Firmware
5 25 (4.19%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (2.85%) Visualisation
7 15 (2.52%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 15 (2.52%) Mathematics
7 15 (2.52%) Device Driver
7 15 (2.52%) 3D Graphics
7 15 (2.52%) Streaming Video
8 14 (2.35%) Clustering
9 12 (2.01%) BBC
9 12 (2.01%) NHS
10 9 (1.51%) MPEG
11 8 (1.34%) Mainframe
12 6 (1.01%) Management Information System
13 5 (0.84%) Mobile App
13 5 (0.84%) E-Learning
13 5 (0.84%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 226 (37.92%) Windows
2 123 (20.64%) UNIX
3 45 (7.55%) Solaris
4 43 (7.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 33 (5.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (4.36%) Windows Server 2003
7 20 (3.36%) AIX
7 20 (3.36%) CentOS
8 17 (2.85%) Embedded Linux
9 15 (2.52%) Windows 7
10 14 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (2.01%) Android
12 10 (1.68%) Debian
13 9 (1.51%) Mac OS
13 9 (1.51%) Windows XP
13 9 (1.51%) HPUX
13 9 (1.51%) Ubuntu
14 4 (0.67%) Windows 8
15 3 (0.50%) Apple iOS
15 3 (0.50%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (35.91%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (20.30%) Software Engineering
3 94 (15.77%) OO
4 64 (10.74%) OO PHP
5 53 (8.89%) E-Commerce
6 50 (8.39%) Web Development
7 47 (7.89%) ITIL
8 38 (6.38%) Project Management
9 36 (6.04%) Configuration Management
10 35 (5.87%) MVC
11 32 (5.37%) OOP
11 32 (5.37%) Unit Testing
11 32 (5.37%) Agile Project Management
12 27 (4.53%) Continuous Integration
13 24 (4.03%) Disaster Recovery
14 23 (3.86%) DevOps
15 19 (3.19%) Mentoring
15 19 (3.19%) TDD
16 18 (3.02%) Multithreading
17 17 (2.85%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 205 (34.40%) PHP
2 179 (30.03%) JavaScript
3 175 (29.36%) Java
4 114 (19.13%) SQL
5 75 (12.58%) C++
6 55 (9.23%) C
6 55 (9.23%) C#
7 48 (8.05%) Python
8 31 (5.20%) PHP5
9 29 (4.87%) Bash Shell
10 27 (4.53%) Perl
10 27 (4.53%) Groovy
11 24 (4.03%) Ruby
12 23 (3.86%) Shell Script
13 22 (3.69%) PowerShell
14 18 (3.02%) PHP4
15 17 (2.85%) Embedded C
16 9 (1.51%) Embedded C++
16 9 (1.51%) VB
17 8 (1.34%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 113 (18.96%) Degree
2 42 (7.05%) Sun Certification
3 16 (2.68%) OCPJP
3 16 (2.68%) OCMJD
4 12 (2.01%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (1.68%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (1.51%) CCNP
6 9 (1.51%) SC Cleared
6 9 (1.51%) Security Cleared
7 8 (1.34%) MCSE
7 8 (1.34%) CCNA
7 8 (1.34%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (1.01%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (0.67%) HND
10 3 (0.50%) Oracle Certification
11 2 (0.34%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.34%) ISEB
11 2 (0.34%) CISM
11 2 (0.34%) IBM AIX Certification
11 2 (0.34%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.51%) JTAG
2 6 (1.01%) SLA
3 5 (0.84%) QA
4 3 (0.50%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 45 (7.55%) Active Directory
2 35 (5.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (5.03%) Hyper-V
4 21 (3.52%) Oracle RAC
5 15 (2.52%) XenApp
6 12 (2.01%) XenServer
7 6 (1.01%) vSphere
8 5 (0.84%) KVM
8 5 (0.84%) Xen
9 3 (0.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.34%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.34%) PowerHA
11 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.17%) GPFS
11 1 (0.17%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 41 (6.88%) Puppet
2 37 (6.21%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (2.18%) Ansible
4 12 (2.01%) Tivoli
5 7 (1.17%) Norton AntiVirus
5 7 (1.17%) Backup Exec
5 7 (1.17%) SCCM
6 5 (0.84%) HAProxy
6 5 (0.84%) Vagrant
6 5 (0.84%) SCOM
7 3 (0.50%) Data Guard
7 3 (0.50%) ZABBIX
7 3 (0.50%) Red Hat Satellite
7 3 (0.50%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 3 (0.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (0.50%) Netcool
7 3 (0.50%) Netcool/OMNIbus
8 2 (0.34%) BladeLogic
8 2 (0.34%) BMC PATROL
8 2 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 136 (22.82%) Oracle
2 103 (17.28%) Microsoft
3 72 (12.08%) Cisco
4 63 (10.57%) Red Hat
5 61 (10.23%) VMware
6 46 (7.72%) Sun
7 44 (7.38%) IBM
8 33 (5.54%) HP
9 30 (5.03%) Google
10 23 (3.86%) Citrix
11 20 (3.36%) hybris
12 18 (3.02%) Zend
12 18 (3.02%) Siemens
13 16 (2.68%) JBoss
14 14 (2.35%) SAP
15 9 (1.51%) TIBCO
16 8 (1.34%) Business Objects
16 8 (1.34%) Dell
16 8 (1.34%) Adobe
17 7 (1.17%) Symantec
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 16 hours ago
Alfreton, Derbyshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum + pension, stability
Posted: 2 days ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £32,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Coalville, Leicestershire
Roc Search
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
IT Connections
Salary: 30,000 to £40,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £40,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £22k - 24k per year + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Atos
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Barton-upon-Humber
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £48000 - £50000 per annum + car + 15% bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
Healthcare Software Solutions
Salary: - Excellent Salary
Posted: 3 days ago
Lincoln
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £34 - £38500 per annum + package
Posted: 4 days ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30-34k
Posted: 5 days ago