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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 28 23 24
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 254 331 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 6.98% 8.52% 8.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.10% 31.77% 30.57%
Number of salaries quoted 213 270 213
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £21,500 £28,150
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%
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
873 1042 821
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 23.98% 26.81% 26.23%
Number of salaries quoted 739 890 696
Average salary £34,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £48,000 £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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -12 92 £35,000 +22.80% 13
Northamptonshire -2 88 £37,500 +7.14% 12
Leicestershire -2 33 £37,500 -3.84% 6
Derbyshire +8 24 £40,000 +23.07% 11
Lincolnshire -2 10 £35,000 +16.66% 2
Rutland +5 2 £30,000 -25.00% 1
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 273 (50.74%) Windows
2 182 (33.83%) UNIX
3 163 (30.30%) MySQL
4 153 (28.44%) Apache
5 135 (25.09%) Microsoft
6 124 (23.05%) JavaScript
7 122 (22.68%) SQL
8 113 (21.00%) VMware
9 112 (20.82%) PHP
10 111 (20.63%) Java
11 110 (20.45%) HTML
12 105 (19.52%) Tomcat
12 105 (19.52%) Agile Software Development
13 98 (18.22%) Oracle
13 98 (18.22%) SAN
14 89 (16.54%) CSS
15 87 (16.17%) Cisco
16 82 (15.24%) Degree
17 81 (15.06%) Red Hat
17 81 (15.06%) LAN
18 76 (14.13%) SQL Server
19 73 (13.57%) HP
19 73 (13.57%) VMware Infrastructure
20 71 (13.20%) WAN
21 70 (13.01%) Hyper-V
22 65 (12.08%) IBM
23 64 (11.90%) C++
24 63 (11.71%) Finance
25 59 (10.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
26 58 (10.78%) E-Commerce

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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
1 153 (28.44%) Apache
2 105 (19.52%) Tomcat
3 53 (9.85%) IIS
4 40 (7.43%) MS Exchange
5 31 (5.76%) OpenStack
6 18 (3.35%) WordPress
7 15 (2.79%) Lync
7 15 (2.79%) concrete5
8 14 (2.60%) Apache Solr
8 14 (2.60%) WebSphere
9 12 (2.23%) JBoss
10 7 (1.30%) nginx
11 6 (1.12%) WebLogic
11 6 (1.12%) CICS
12 5 (0.93%) CMS
12 5 (0.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 5 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
13 4 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
13 4 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
13 4 (0.74%) SharePoint
Applications
1 45 (8.36%) MS Excel
2 22 (4.09%) MS Office
3 13 (2.42%) Simulink
4 12 (2.23%) TargetLink
5 4 (0.74%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (0.74%) Fireworks
5 4 (0.74%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.37%) MS Project
7 2 (0.37%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 30 (5.58%) Magento
2 7 (1.30%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.93%) Oracle 11i
3 5 (0.93%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (0.93%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.74%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (0.74%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.37%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.19%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (4.65%) Google Apps
2 22 (4.09%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (3.16%) SaaS
4 4 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.74%) Amazon S3
4 4 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.37%) IaaS
7 1 (0.19%) Office 365
7 1 (0.19%) GitHub
7 1 (0.19%) Rackspace Cloud
7 1 (0.19%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 98 (18.22%) SAN
2 81 (15.06%) LAN
3 71 (13.20%) WAN
4 56 (10.41%) TCP/IP
5 33 (6.13%) Firewall
6 22 (4.09%) DNS
7 20 (3.72%) NAS
8 16 (2.97%) Internet
8 16 (2.97%) HTTP
9 13 (2.42%) ADSL
9 13 (2.42%) Broadband
10 10 (1.86%) Network Security
11 8 (1.49%) DHCP
12 7 (1.30%) SSL
12 7 (1.30%) SNMP
13 6 (1.12%) LDAP
13 6 (1.12%) FCoE
14 5 (0.93%) Fibre Channel
14 5 (0.93%) Cisco ASA
14 5 (0.93%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 163 (30.30%) MySQL
2 76 (14.13%) SQL Server
3 39 (7.25%) Relational Database
4 26 (4.83%) Oracle Database
5 19 (3.53%) Oracle Database 11g
6 17 (3.16%) Oracle Database 10g
7 16 (2.97%) DB2
7 16 (2.97%) Oracle Database 12c
8 10 (1.86%) NoSQL
9 9 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (1.30%) CouchDB
10 7 (1.30%) Couchbase
11 6 (1.12%) Big Data
11 6 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (0.93%) MS Access
12 5 (0.93%) RDBMS
13 4 (0.74%) Oracle9i Database
13 4 (0.74%) Oracle Discoverer
14 2 (0.37%) Pentaho
14 2 (0.37%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 37 (6.88%) Git (software)
2 19 (3.53%) Jenkins
3 15 (2.79%) Subversion
4 7 (1.30%) Visual Studio
5 5 (0.93%) Ant
5 5 (0.93%) Maven
5 5 (0.93%) AccuRev
5 5 (0.93%) MSBuild
6 4 (0.74%) Aptana Studio
7 3 (0.56%) Cucumber
7 3 (0.56%) Gradle
7 3 (0.56%) Eclipse
7 3 (0.56%) IntelliJ
7 3 (0.56%) LoadRunner
8 2 (0.37%) JUnit
8 2 (0.37%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.19%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.19%) Ranorex
9 1 (0.19%) Liquibase
9 1 (0.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 63 (11.71%) Finance
2 30 (5.58%) Marketing
3 19 (3.53%) Telecoms
3 19 (3.53%) Retail
4 13 (2.42%) Manufacturing
5 10 (1.86%) Electronics
6 6 (1.12%) Back Office
7 5 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (0.93%) Automotive
7 5 (0.93%) Law
7 5 (0.93%) Multimedia
8 3 (0.56%) Banking
8 3 (0.56%) French Language
9 2 (0.37%) German Language
9 2 (0.37%) Italian Language
9 2 (0.37%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.37%) Mandarin Language
9 2 (0.37%) Billing
9 2 (0.37%) Local Government
9 2 (0.37%) Military
Job Titles
1 161 (29.93%) Developer
2 84 (15.61%) Analyst
3 47 (8.74%) Administrator
3 47 (8.74%) PHP Developer
4 39 (7.25%) Java Developer
5 37 (6.88%) Software Engineer
5 37 (6.88%) Systems Engineer
6 35 (6.51%) Support Analyst
7 33 (6.13%) Web Developer
8 30 (5.58%) Systems Administrator
9 26 (4.83%) DBA
9 26 (4.83%) Senior Developer
10 25 (4.65%) Software Developer
11 24 (4.46%) Designer
12 22 (4.09%) Network Engineer
12 22 (4.09%) Server Analyst
13 21 (3.90%) Infrastructure Designer
14 18 (3.35%) Oracle DBA
14 18 (3.35%) Embedded Software Engineer
15 17 (3.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (20.45%) HTML
2 89 (16.54%) CSS
3 51 (9.48%) XML
4 47 (8.74%) Web Services
5 46 (8.55%) LAMP
6 43 (7.99%) jQuery
7 32 (5.95%) J2EE
8 30 (5.58%) HTML5
9 27 (5.02%) .NET
10 24 (4.46%) Spring
11 19 (3.53%) STL
12 17 (3.16%) XSLT
12 17 (3.16%) Spring MVC
13 16 (2.97%) REST
14 14 (2.60%) Middleware
14 14 (2.60%) Java EE
15 13 (2.42%) Servlets
16 12 (2.23%) Ajax
17 11 (2.04%) JPA
18 10 (1.86%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 50 (9.29%) Open Source
2 47 (8.74%) Computer Science
3 46 (8.55%) Clustering
4 34 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (2.79%) Management Information System
6 14 (2.60%) Replication
6 14 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (2.04%) Mainframe
7 11 (2.04%) HACMP
8 9 (1.67%) Credit Risk
9 7 (1.30%) Mathematics
9 7 (1.30%) Embedded Systems
10 5 (0.93%) MPEG
11 4 (0.74%) Physics
11 4 (0.74%) Algorithms
12 3 (0.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 3 (0.56%) DataPower
12 3 (0.56%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.37%) Device Driver
13 2 (0.37%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 273 (50.74%) Windows
2 182 (33.83%) UNIX
3 59 (10.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 56 (10.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 51 (9.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 43 (7.99%) Solaris
7 35 (6.51%) AIX
8 28 (5.20%) Windows Server 2003
9 25 (4.65%) CentOS
10 23 (4.28%) Ubuntu
11 18 (3.35%) HPUX
12 14 (2.60%) Windows XP
13 13 (2.42%) Windows 8
14 12 (2.23%) Android
15 11 (2.04%) SUSE
16 10 (1.86%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 7 (1.30%) Debian
18 4 (0.74%) Oracle Linux
18 4 (0.74%) Mac OS
19 3 (0.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (19.52%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (10.78%) E-Commerce
3 56 (10.41%) ITIL
4 48 (8.92%) Software Engineering
5 47 (8.74%) Disaster Recovery
6 46 (8.55%) Mentoring
7 42 (7.81%) Project Management
7 42 (7.81%) Problem Management
8 36 (6.69%) Capacity Planning
9 33 (6.13%) Incident Management
10 32 (5.95%) OO
11 31 (5.76%) Performance Tuning
12 30 (5.58%) Change Management
12 30 (5.58%) Scrum
13 28 (5.20%) UML
14 22 (4.09%) MVC
15 21 (3.90%) Migration
16 20 (3.72%) Validation
16 20 (3.72%) Agile Project Management
16 20 (3.72%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 124 (23.05%) JavaScript
2 122 (22.68%) SQL
3 112 (20.82%) PHP
4 111 (20.63%) Java
5 64 (11.90%) C++
6 46 (8.55%) PowerShell
7 42 (7.81%) Shell Script
8 33 (6.13%) Python
9 29 (5.39%) C
10 25 (4.65%) Perl
11 24 (4.46%) C#
11 24 (4.46%) Bash Shell
12 15 (2.79%) MATLAB
13 14 (2.60%) VB
14 12 (2.23%) T-SQL
15 9 (1.67%) JCL
16 8 (1.49%) Ruby
16 8 (1.49%) XPath
16 8 (1.49%) PHP5
16 8 (1.49%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 82 (15.24%) Degree
2 12 (2.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (2.04%) IBM AIX Certification
4 9 (1.67%) MCP
5 8 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (1.30%) MCSE
6 7 (1.30%) SC Cleared
6 7 (1.30%) Security Cleared
6 7 (1.30%) Oracle Certification
7 5 (0.93%) CCNP
7 5 (0.93%) ISEB
7 5 (0.93%) OCP
8 4 (0.74%) PhD
8 4 (0.74%) CCNA
8 4 (0.74%) RHCT
8 4 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.56%) MCITP
9 3 (0.56%) Sun Certification
9 3 (0.56%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.30%) SLA
2 6 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.74%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.74%) JTAG
3 4 (0.74%) ISO 9000
4 3 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.37%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.37%) BS7799
5 2 (0.37%) QA
System Software
1 73 (13.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 70 (13.01%) Hyper-V
3 58 (10.78%) Active Directory
4 31 (5.76%) XenServer
5 18 (3.35%) vSphere
6 15 (2.79%) Firmware
7 13 (2.42%) Oracle RAC
7 13 (2.42%) PowerHA
8 10 (1.86%) VMware ESX
9 9 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (1.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (0.74%) OCFS2
12 2 (0.37%) NFS
12 2 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.37%) Cronacle
12 2 (0.37%) VMware Server
12 2 (0.37%) XenApp
12 2 (0.37%) SRDF
13 1 (0.19%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 1 (0.19%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 22 (4.09%) SCCM
1 22 (4.09%) SCOM
2 19 (3.53%) Puppet
3 16 (2.97%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (2.97%) Ansible
4 13 (2.42%) Data Guard
5 10 (1.86%) Nagios
6 8 (1.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 5 (0.93%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 5 (0.93%) Legato
7 5 (0.93%) Oracle RMAN
7 5 (0.93%) WSUS
8 4 (0.74%) Oracle Flashback
8 4 (0.74%) WMI
9 3 (0.56%) NetBackup
9 3 (0.56%) Munin
9 3 (0.56%) SolarWinds Orion
10 2 (0.37%) Cisco UCCX
10 2 (0.37%) Kibana
10 2 (0.37%) Graylog
Vendors
1 135 (25.09%) Microsoft
2 113 (21.00%) VMware
3 98 (18.22%) Oracle
4 87 (16.17%) Cisco
5 81 (15.06%) Red Hat
6 73 (13.57%) HP
7 65 (12.08%) IBM
8 39 (7.25%) Citrix
9 37 (6.88%) Dell
10 30 (5.58%) Google
11 23 (4.28%) EMC
12 20 (3.72%) Altiris
13 16 (2.97%) hybris
13 16 (2.97%) SAP
14 15 (2.79%) Siemens
15 10 (1.86%) Sybase
16 9 (1.67%) Cognizant
16 9 (1.67%) F5
17 8 (1.49%) SolarWinds
17 8 (1.49%) NetApp
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Salary: 35,000-45,000
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Salary: 25,000-30,000
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Salary: 35,000-45,000+Benefits
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Salary: £35000.00 - £43000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + TRAINING
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