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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 19 31 25
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -6
Permanent jobs citing Linux 319 257 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 9.99% 6.91% 8.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.05% 29.01% 32.03%
Number of salaries quoted 251 215 269
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,500 £45,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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
885 886 1024
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 27.73% 23.83% 26.81%
Number of salaries quoted 700 749 878
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 2016. 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 +10 118 £38,000 +8.57% 13
Northamptonshire +8 104 £42,500 +6.25% 13
Derbyshire +17 42 £36,250 -9.37% 4
Leicestershire +11 42 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Lincolnshire +2 10 £35,000 - 10
Rutland -1 1 £35,000 +16.66%
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

1 316 (47.59%) Windows
2 185 (27.86%) Java
3 162 (24.40%) MySQL
4 145 (21.84%) Agile Software Development
5 141 (21.23%) Software Engineering
6 139 (20.93%) Apache
7 136 (20.48%) Unix
8 132 (19.88%) Microsoft
9 131 (19.73%) SQL
10 120 (18.07%) SAN
11 119 (17.92%) Windows Server
12 116 (17.47%) C++
13 113 (17.02%) Red Hat
14 106 (15.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 104 (15.66%) JavaScript
16 103 (15.51%) Oracle
17 99 (14.91%) VMware
18 98 (14.76%) Data Centre
19 96 (14.46%) Server Virtualisation
19 96 (14.46%) PHP
20 92 (13.86%) Degree
21 90 (13.55%) DevOps
22 89 (13.40%) Cisco
23 84 (12.65%) C
23 84 (12.65%) Python
24 82 (12.35%) C#
25 74 (11.14%) Active Directory
26 72 (10.84%) HP
26 72 (10.84%) MS Excel
27 71 (10.69%) Tomcat

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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
1 139 (20.93%) Apache
2 71 (10.69%) Tomcat
3 36 (5.42%) OpenStack
4 29 (4.37%) Node.js
5 23 (3.46%) Apache Solr
6 16 (2.41%) CMS
6 16 (2.41%) JBoss
6 16 (2.41%) MS Exchange
6 16 (2.41%) WebLogic
7 15 (2.26%) IIS
7 15 (2.26%) SilverStripe
8 13 (1.96%) WordPress
9 12 (1.81%) Skype for Business
10 9 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2013
10 9 (1.36%) Liferay
11 7 (1.05%) SAS
12 6 (0.90%) Drupal
12 6 (0.90%) Joomla!
12 6 (0.90%) nginx
13 4 (0.60%) iPlanet
Applications
1 72 (10.84%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.26%) MS Office
3 11 (1.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.05%) Simulink
4 7 (1.05%) TargetLink
5 2 (0.30%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.15%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 23 (3.46%) Magento
2 3 (0.45%) PeopleSoft CRM
3 2 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.15%) MetaTrader
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.15%) osCommerce
4 1 (0.15%) Remedy AR System
4 1 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 70 (10.54%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (5.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (4.97%) Google Apps
4 18 (2.71%) SaaS
5 16 (2.41%) GitHub
6 9 (1.36%) Office 365
7 8 (1.20%) Sage Pay
8 6 (0.90%) IBM PureFlex
9 5 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.60%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.45%) IaaS
11 3 (0.45%) Rackspace Cloud
12 2 (0.30%) Amazon Glacier
12 2 (0.30%) Route 53
13 1 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
13 1 (0.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 1 (0.15%) PaaS
13 1 (0.15%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 120 (18.07%) SAN
2 70 (10.54%) TCP/IP
3 65 (9.79%) Firewall
4 56 (8.43%) LAN
5 55 (8.28%) WAN
6 47 (7.08%) DNS
7 37 (5.57%) Cisco Nexus
8 17 (2.56%) VPN
9 16 (2.41%) SSL
10 15 (2.26%) Intrusion Detection
11 14 (2.11%) HTTP
12 12 (1.81%) Network Security
12 12 (1.81%) VoIP
13 9 (1.36%) DHCP
14 7 (1.05%) Internet
14 7 (1.05%) NAS
15 6 (0.90%) Fibre Channel
15 6 (0.90%) iSCSI
15 6 (0.90%) LDAP
16 5 (0.75%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 162 (24.40%) MySQL
2 70 (10.54%) SQL Server
3 25 (3.77%) Relational Database
4 19 (2.86%) Hadoop
5 18 (2.71%) Oracle Database
6 16 (2.41%) MongoDB
7 13 (1.96%) BusinessObjects
7 13 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (1.66%) NoSQL
8 11 (1.66%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (1.36%) DB2
9 9 (1.36%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (0.90%) Amazon RDS
12 6 (0.90%) Couchbase
12 6 (0.90%) CouchDB
13 5 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (0.75%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 58 (8.73%) Jenkins
2 46 (6.93%) Git (software)
3 30 (4.52%) Vagrant
4 28 (4.22%) Subversion
5 22 (3.31%) GitLab
6 21 (3.16%) Artifactory
7 12 (1.81%) Visual Studio
7 12 (1.81%) webpack
8 9 (1.36%) JUnit
9 8 (1.20%) PHPUnit
10 7 (1.05%) ClearCase
10 7 (1.05%) Ranorex
11 6 (0.90%) Appcelerator Titanium
12 5 (0.75%) JIRA
13 4 (0.60%) LabVIEW
13 4 (0.60%) Maven
14 3 (0.45%) Mercurial
14 3 (0.45%) PeopleTools
14 3 (0.45%) Sonatype Nexus
15 2 (0.30%) Hudson
General
1 23 (3.46%) Finance
2 21 (3.16%) Retail
3 14 (2.11%) Electronics
4 12 (1.81%) Manufacturing
5 11 (1.66%) Marketing
5 11 (1.66%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.05%) Automotive
7 5 (0.75%) French Language
7 5 (0.75%) German Language
8 4 (0.60%) Billing
9 3 (0.45%) Legal
10 2 (0.30%) Advertising
10 2 (0.30%) Games
10 2 (0.30%) Local Government
11 1 (0.15%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.15%) Banking
11 1 (0.15%) Law
11 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.15%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 173 (26.05%) Developer
2 70 (10.54%) Analyst
3 69 (10.39%) PHP Developer
4 54 (8.13%) Software Engineer
5 53 (7.98%) Software Developer
6 51 (7.68%) Architect
7 43 (6.48%) Support Analyst
8 39 (5.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 39 (5.87%) Senior Developer
9 37 (5.57%) Administrator
10 36 (5.42%) C++ Software Engineer
10 36 (5.42%) DevOps Engineer
11 35 (5.27%) DBA
12 32 (4.82%) Designer
13 29 (4.37%) Infrastructure Designer
13 29 (4.37%) Linux Engineer
14 27 (4.07%) Systems Engineer
15 26 (3.92%) Server Support
15 26 (3.92%) Systems Administrator
16 25 (3.77%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (9.79%) HTML
2 58 (8.73%) Web Services
3 55 (8.28%) CSS
4 36 (5.42%) HTML5
4 36 (5.42%) XML
5 34 (5.12%) jQuery
6 32 (4.82%) CSS3
6 32 (4.82%) J2EE
7 30 (4.52%) AngularJS
7 30 (4.52%) Symfony
8 28 (4.22%) LAMP
9 26 (3.92%) Spring
10 22 (3.31%) Qt
11 21 (3.16%) React
12 19 (2.86%) Laravel
13 18 (2.71%) Cocoa
13 18 (2.71%) iOS SDK
14 17 (2.56%) Spring MVC
15 16 (2.41%) Middleware
16 13 (1.96%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 98 (14.76%) Data Centre
2 69 (10.39%) Computer Science
3 59 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
4 38 (5.72%) Replication
5 17 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
6 16 (2.41%) Algorithms
7 13 (1.96%) Embedded Systems
8 12 (1.81%) Driving Licence
8 12 (1.81%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 12 (1.81%) Management Information System
8 12 (1.81%) VHDL
9 9 (1.36%) FMCG
9 9 (1.36%) Mobile App
10 8 (1.20%) Verilog
11 7 (1.05%) Clustering
11 7 (1.05%) Fat Client
11 7 (1.05%) Mathematics
11 7 (1.05%) Tandem
11 7 (1.05%) Thin Client
12 6 (0.90%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 316 (47.59%) Windows
2 136 (20.48%) Unix
3 119 (17.92%) Windows Server
4 106 (15.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 53 (7.98%) Windows Server 2012
6 46 (6.93%) Ubuntu
7 42 (6.33%) Android
8 27 (4.07%) Mac OS
9 26 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
10 25 (3.77%) Apple iOS
11 22 (3.31%) Mac OS X
12 21 (3.16%) CentOS
13 20 (3.01%) Data ONTAP
14 17 (2.56%) Solaris
15 14 (2.11%) Debian
16 12 (1.81%) SUSE
16 12 (1.81%) Windows Server 2003
17 11 (1.66%) AIX
18 8 (1.20%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
19 6 (0.90%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (21.84%) Agile Software Development
2 141 (21.23%) Software Engineering
3 96 (14.46%) Server Virtualisation
4 90 (13.55%) DevOps
5 64 (9.64%) ITIL
6 57 (8.58%) Open Source
7 50 (7.53%) Continuous Integration
8 46 (6.93%) E-Commerce
9 43 (6.48%) Mentoring
10 40 (6.02%) Data Protection
10 40 (6.02%) OO
10 40 (6.02%) Scrum
11 38 (5.72%) Disaster Recovery
11 38 (5.72%) Release Management
12 37 (5.57%) Incident Management
12 37 (5.57%) Problem Management
13 34 (5.12%) Business Continuity
14 33 (4.97%) Capacity Planning
14 33 (4.97%) High Availability
14 33 (4.97%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 185 (27.86%) Java
2 131 (19.73%) SQL
3 116 (17.47%) C++
4 104 (15.66%) JavaScript
5 96 (14.46%) PHP
6 84 (12.65%) C
6 84 (12.65%) Python
7 82 (12.35%) C#
8 43 (6.48%) Bash Shell
9 33 (4.97%) PowerShell
10 32 (4.82%) Perl
11 29 (4.37%) MATLAB
12 24 (3.61%) ES6
13 20 (3.01%) Shell Script
14 18 (2.71%) Objective-C
15 14 (2.11%) Ruby
16 10 (1.51%) VB
17 9 (1.36%) Korn
17 9 (1.36%) PL/SQL
18 8 (1.20%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 92 (13.86%) Degree
2 36 (5.42%) Cisco Certification
3 35 (5.27%) CCNA
4 16 (2.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (1.96%) ISEB
6 10 (1.51%) RHCSA
7 9 (1.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 9 (1.36%) MCSA
8 8 (1.20%) CISSP
8 8 (1.20%) MCSE
8 8 (1.20%) Sun Certification
8 8 (1.20%) VCP5
9 7 (1.05%) SC Cleared
9 7 (1.05%) Security Cleared
10 6 (0.90%) CISM
10 6 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (0.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (0.75%) CISA
11 5 (0.75%) PCI QSA
12 3 (0.45%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.16%) SLA
2 6 (0.90%) QA
3 3 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 74 (11.14%) Active Directory
2 69 (10.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 58 (8.73%) Hyper-V
4 37 (5.57%) vSphere
5 33 (4.97%) XenServer
6 24 (3.61%) XenApp
7 18 (2.71%) Firmware
8 10 (1.51%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (1.20%) VirtualBox
10 6 (0.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 6 (0.90%) Oracle RAC
11 4 (0.60%) Docker
12 2 (0.30%) iptables
13 1 (0.15%) Kamailio
13 1 (0.15%) KVM
13 1 (0.15%) OpenSIPS
13 1 (0.15%) Openswan
13 1 (0.15%) pfSense
13 1 (0.15%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.15%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 53 (7.98%) Ansible
2 38 (5.72%) Opscode Chef
3 36 (5.42%) Puppet
4 21 (3.16%) Terraform
5 12 (1.81%) ZABBIX
6 11 (1.66%) Nagios
6 11 (1.66%) Rundeck
7 9 (1.36%) Graphite
7 9 (1.36%) Graylog
7 9 (1.36%) Kibana
8 8 (1.20%) NetBackup
9 5 (0.75%) Plesk
10 4 (0.60%) Data Guard
11 3 (0.45%) CFEngine
11 3 (0.45%) Salt
11 3 (0.45%) vMotion
12 2 (0.30%) Backup Exec
12 2 (0.30%) SCCM
12 2 (0.30%) SCOM
12 2 (0.30%) WSUS
Vendors
1 132 (19.88%) Microsoft
2 113 (17.02%) Red Hat
3 103 (15.51%) Oracle
4 99 (14.91%) VMware
5 89 (13.40%) Cisco
6 72 (10.84%) HP
7 71 (10.69%) Citrix
8 47 (7.08%) IBM
9 46 (6.93%) NetApp
10 41 (6.17%) Google
11 25 (3.77%) SolarWinds
12 20 (3.01%) hybris
13 19 (2.86%) Apple
14 16 (2.41%) F5
14 16 (2.41%) Sun
15 12 (1.81%) Splunk
16 10 (1.51%) TIBCO
16 10 (1.51%) Zend
17 9 (1.36%) CheckPoint
17 9 (1.36%) Dynatrace
Lincolnshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + pension, bonus, flexi-time
Posted: 2 days ago
Lincolnshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Lincolnshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Towcester, Northamptonshire
Aria Select Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Engage PSG
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Barton-upon-Humber
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Elevate Recruitment & Training
Salary: £28k - 35k per year + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Alfen
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Corby, Northamptonshire
RS Components
Posted: 3 days ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £42000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Host Europe Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £27,500 per annum 25 days annual leave, pension, free
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Lincolnshire
Searchability
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wellingborough, Northamptonshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £44000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, healthcare, bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Barton-upon-Humber
Searchability
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Lincolnshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + free parking, free gym, bonus, pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Barton-upon-Humber
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + free parking, free gym, bonus, pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £+car + 15% bonus negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Corby, Northamptonshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £28,000 per annum £20-28k
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension + other benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham
Experian
Salary: Competitive + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 11 days ago
Nottingham
Experian
Salary: Pension, bonus scheme
Posted: 11 days ago
Nottingham
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Northampton
OCC Computer Personnel
Salary: £0 per month + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Northampton
OCC Computer Personnel
Salary: Market related
Posted: 16 days ago