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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 32 27 28
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 233 270 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 6.32% 7.28% 7.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.46% 31.58% 25.70%
Number of salaries quoted 192 231 199
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
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
791 855 899
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 21.46% 23.06% 28.53%
Number of salaries quoted 642 751 760
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,750 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -1 89 £45,000 +20.00% 4
Nottinghamshire -11 69 £37,500 +15.38% 15
Derbyshire +8 33 £39,000 -2.50% 8
Leicestershire -8 25 £35,000 -10.25% 4
Lincolnshire -7 9 £35,000 +16.66% 5
Rutland - 1 £42,500 -
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 251 (50.20%) Windows
2 167 (33.40%) MySQL
3 148 (29.60%) Apache
3 148 (29.60%) UNIX
4 127 (25.40%) Java
5 123 (24.60%) Agile Software Development
6 114 (22.80%) JavaScript
7 106 (21.20%) SQL
8 103 (20.60%) Oracle
9 98 (19.60%) SAN
10 89 (17.80%) VMware
11 88 (17.60%) Cisco
12 87 (17.40%) Microsoft
13 86 (17.20%) PHP
14 81 (16.20%) Tomcat
15 80 (16.00%) HTML
16 76 (15.20%) IBM
17 71 (14.20%) LAN
17 71 (14.20%) SQL Server
18 68 (13.60%) WAN
19 66 (13.20%) Red Hat
19 66 (13.20%) jQuery
20 65 (13.00%) CSS
21 62 (12.40%) Degree
21 62 (12.40%) Data Centre
22 60 (12.00%) Hyper-V
23 58 (11.60%) Open Source
24 57 (11.40%) Web Services
25 55 (11.00%) Software Engineering
26 54 (10.80%) VMware Infrastructure

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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
1 148 (29.60%) Apache
2 81 (16.20%) Tomcat
3 42 (8.40%) IIS
4 36 (7.20%) OpenStack
5 28 (5.60%) MS Exchange
6 26 (5.20%) JBoss
7 23 (4.60%) WebSphere
8 22 (4.40%) CICS
9 14 (2.80%) Apache Solr
10 11 (2.20%) WebSphere Application Server
11 9 (1.80%) Oracle Workflow
11 9 (1.80%) Confluence
11 9 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2010
12 7 (1.40%) Drupal
12 7 (1.40%) CMS
13 5 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2007
14 4 (0.80%) WordPress
14 4 (0.80%) nginx
15 3 (0.60%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
15 3 (0.60%) Lync
Applications
1 37 (7.40%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.80%) Simulink
2 14 (2.80%) TargetLink
3 10 (2.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 16 (3.20%) Magento
2 4 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.60%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (0.60%) Oracle 11i
3 3 (0.60%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (0.60%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.60%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.40%) SAP SRM
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.20%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.20%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 36 (7.20%) Google Apps
2 32 (6.40%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (2.80%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (1.80%) SaaS
5 6 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (1.20%) Amazon S3
6 5 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (1.00%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.40%) Office 365
8 1 (0.20%) GitHub
8 1 (0.20%) PaaS
8 1 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.20%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 98 (19.60%) SAN
2 71 (14.20%) LAN
3 68 (13.60%) WAN
4 45 (9.00%) TCP/IP
5 36 (7.20%) Firewall
6 35 (7.00%) DNS
7 25 (5.00%) Internet
8 18 (3.60%) NAS
9 17 (3.40%) SSL
10 16 (3.20%) HTTP
11 10 (2.00%) FTP
11 10 (2.00%) VPN
11 10 (2.00%) Network Security
12 9 (1.80%) DHCP
13 7 (1.40%) VoIP
13 7 (1.40%) VLAN
13 7 (1.40%) Intrusion Detection
13 7 (1.40%) Cisco ASA
14 6 (1.20%) LDAP
14 6 (1.20%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 167 (33.40%) MySQL
2 71 (14.20%) SQL Server
3 39 (7.80%) Relational Database
4 27 (5.40%) DB2
5 26 (5.20%) Oracle Database
6 24 (4.80%) Oracle Database 11g
7 15 (3.00%) Oracle Database 10g
8 12 (2.40%) Oracle Database 12c
8 12 (2.40%) NoSQL
9 8 (1.60%) CouchDB
9 8 (1.60%) Couchbase
9 8 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (1.20%) MS Access
11 5 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (1.00%) Big Data
12 4 (0.80%) RDBMS
13 3 (0.60%) Oracle9i Database
13 3 (0.60%) Oracle Discoverer
13 3 (0.60%) MongoDB
14 2 (0.40%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 29 (5.80%) Git (software)
2 26 (5.20%) Jenkins
3 14 (2.80%) Visual Studio
3 14 (2.80%) JIRA
4 12 (2.40%) LoadRunner
5 10 (2.00%) HP UFT
5 10 (2.00%) Hudson
6 9 (1.80%) Subversion
7 3 (0.60%) Maven
7 3 (0.60%) Ant
7 3 (0.60%) Eclipse
7 3 (0.60%) IntelliJ
7 3 (0.60%) GDB
7 3 (0.60%) WinDbg
7 3 (0.60%) Cucumber
7 3 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.60%) TeamCity
7 3 (0.60%) Gradle
8 2 (0.40%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (0.40%) Liquibase
General
1 50 (10.00%) Finance
2 21 (4.20%) Electronics
3 18 (3.60%) Telecoms
4 16 (3.20%) Back Office
4 16 (3.20%) Marketing
5 15 (3.00%) Manufacturing
6 13 (2.60%) Retail
7 10 (2.00%) Banking
8 9 (1.80%) Automotive
9 2 (0.40%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.40%) Local Government
9 2 (0.40%) Mandarin Language
9 2 (0.40%) Military
10 1 (0.20%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.20%) Billing
10 1 (0.20%) French Language
10 1 (0.20%) Law
Job Titles
1 141 (28.20%) Developer
2 76 (15.20%) Analyst
3 47 (9.40%) PHP Developer
4 44 (8.80%) Administrator
5 39 (7.80%) Software Engineer
6 37 (7.40%) Support Analyst
7 34 (6.80%) Systems Administrator
8 30 (6.00%) Systems Engineer
8 30 (6.00%) Java Developer
9 29 (5.80%) Web Developer
10 26 (5.20%) Designer
11 25 (5.00%) DBA
12 24 (4.80%) Infrastructure Designer
13 20 (4.00%) Server Analyst
14 18 (3.60%) Linux Administrator
14 18 (3.60%) Senior Developer
14 18 (3.60%) Embedded Software Engineer
15 16 (3.20%) Network Engineer
16 15 (3.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
17 14 (2.80%) Environment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (16.00%) HTML
2 66 (13.20%) jQuery
3 65 (13.00%) CSS
4 57 (11.40%) Web Services
5 42 (8.40%) .NET
6 34 (6.80%) LAMP
7 29 (5.80%) HTML5
8 28 (5.60%) XML
9 26 (5.20%) J2EE
10 25 (5.00%) Spring
11 24 (4.80%) SOAP
11 24 (4.80%) Java EE
12 20 (4.00%) Middleware
13 19 (3.80%) Spring MVC
14 13 (2.60%) REST
15 12 (2.40%) Laravel
15 12 (2.40%) JPA
15 12 (2.40%) Servlets
15 12 (2.40%) Ajax
16 10 (2.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 62 (12.40%) Data Centre
2 38 (7.60%) Clustering
3 35 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (6.20%) Computer Science
5 27 (5.40%) Mainframe
6 17 (3.40%) Enterprise Software
6 17 (3.40%) User Experience
7 16 (3.20%) Management Information System
7 16 (3.20%) Replication
8 14 (2.80%) Mathematics
9 12 (2.40%) Physics
10 8 (1.60%) Artificial Intelligence
11 7 (1.40%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 7 (1.40%) Credit Risk
11 7 (1.40%) IBM Mainframe
12 6 (1.20%) Kindle
12 6 (1.20%) Device Driver
13 5 (1.00%) PKI
14 4 (0.80%) Embedded Systems
14 4 (0.80%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 251 (50.20%) Windows
2 148 (29.60%) UNIX
3 51 (10.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 51 (10.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 40 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 26 (5.20%) AIX
6 25 (5.00%) CentOS
7 24 (4.80%) Solaris
8 18 (3.60%) Ubuntu
9 15 (3.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (1.80%) HPUX
11 7 (1.40%) SUSE
11 7 (1.40%) Android
12 6 (1.20%) Debian
12 6 (1.20%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 6 (1.20%) Windows 7
13 5 (1.00%) Embedded Linux
13 5 (1.00%) Windows XP
14 4 (0.80%) Oracle Linux
14 4 (0.80%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (24.60%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (11.60%) Open Source
3 55 (11.00%) Software Engineering
4 53 (10.60%) E-Commerce
5 42 (8.40%) MVC
6 41 (8.20%) Disaster Recovery
7 39 (7.80%) ITIL
8 38 (7.60%) SDLC
9 35 (7.00%) Scrum
10 33 (6.60%) Problem Management
10 33 (6.60%) Capacity Planning
11 32 (6.40%) DevOps
11 32 (6.40%) Mentoring
12 29 (5.80%) Change Management
13 28 (5.60%) Project Management
13 28 (5.60%) UML
14 24 (4.80%) Performance Tuning
14 24 (4.80%) Continuous Integration
15 23 (4.60%) Configuration Management
16 22 (4.40%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 127 (25.40%) Java
2 114 (22.80%) JavaScript
3 106 (21.20%) SQL
4 86 (17.20%) PHP
5 48 (9.60%) Python
6 47 (9.40%) Perl
7 46 (9.20%) C++
8 43 (8.60%) PowerShell
9 36 (7.20%) VB
10 28 (5.60%) C#
11 23 (4.60%) JCL
11 23 (4.60%) Bash Shell
12 20 (4.00%) C
13 18 (3.60%) MATLAB
13 18 (3.60%) Shell Script
14 17 (3.40%) Ruby
15 16 (3.20%) VB.NET
16 15 (3.00%) COBOL
17 13 (2.60%) VBScript
18 12 (2.40%) REXX
Qualifications
1 62 (12.40%) Degree
2 14 (2.80%) MCP
2 14 (2.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (2.40%) MCSE
4 11 (2.20%) PhD
5 5 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (0.80%) CISSP
6 4 (0.80%) CCNP
6 4 (0.80%) HNC
6 4 (0.80%) CISM
6 4 (0.80%) RHCT
6 4 (0.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (0.60%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.60%) Security Cleared
7 3 (0.60%) RHCSA
7 3 (0.60%) CCNA
7 3 (0.60%) RHCE
7 3 (0.60%) OCP
7 3 (0.60%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (1.60%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.20%) ISO 9001
3 6 (1.20%) SLA
4 5 (1.00%) QA
4 5 (1.00%) ISO 9000
5 3 (0.60%) FISMA
5 3 (0.60%) BS7799
6 2 (0.40%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.20%) JTAG
7 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 60 (12.00%) Hyper-V
2 54 (10.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (9.40%) Active Directory
4 23 (4.60%) XenServer
5 14 (2.80%) Firmware
6 10 (2.00%) VMware ESX
7 9 (1.80%) RACF
7 9 (1.80%) Oracle RAC
7 9 (1.80%) vSphere
8 5 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.80%) PowerHA
9 4 (0.80%) NFS
10 3 (0.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (0.60%) OCFS2
11 2 (0.40%) Sendmail
11 2 (0.40%) Cronacle
11 2 (0.40%) Samba
12 1 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.20%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.20%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 30 (6.00%) Puppet
2 28 (5.60%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (3.40%) SCCM
3 17 (3.40%) SCOM
4 15 (3.00%) Ansible
5 10 (2.00%) Nagios
6 9 (1.80%) Data Guard
6 9 (1.80%) CA Endevor
7 8 (1.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 4 (0.80%) Legato
9 3 (0.60%) Tivoli
9 3 (0.60%) Oracle RMAN
9 3 (0.60%) Munin
9 3 (0.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 3 (0.60%) WSUS
9 3 (0.60%) Oracle Flashback
10 2 (0.40%) Rundeck
10 2 (0.40%) Kibana
10 2 (0.40%) Graylog
10 2 (0.40%) Graphite
Vendors
1 103 (20.60%) Oracle
2 89 (17.80%) VMware
3 88 (17.60%) Cisco
4 87 (17.40%) Microsoft
5 76 (15.20%) IBM
6 66 (13.20%) Red Hat
7 53 (10.60%) HP
8 41 (8.20%) Google
9 32 (6.40%) Dell
10 31 (6.20%) Citrix
11 21 (4.20%) F5
12 16 (3.20%) hybris
12 16 (3.20%) EMC
13 15 (3.00%) SAP
13 15 (3.00%) Splunk
14 14 (2.80%) Altiris
15 13 (2.60%) Zend
16 11 (2.20%) Sybase
17 10 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
18 9 (1.80%) Informatica
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Salary: £28,695 - 37,394 per year + Benefits
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
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Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
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Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + bonuses
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Salary: £18000 - £35000 per annum + bonuses
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