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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 26 22 27
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 257 311 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 7.60% 8.32% 8.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.88% 30.22% 31.16%
Number of salaries quoted 217 256 217
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £38,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -8.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £22,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £47,500 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%
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
860 1029 796
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 25.44% 27.52% 26.34%
Number of salaries quoted 730 883 704
Average salary £34,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.84% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £48,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +2 97 £34,000 +13.33% 17
Northamptonshire +1 84 £35,000 - 13
Leicestershire -6 39 £42,000 +9.09% 8
Derbyshire -2 20 £40,000 +26.98% 4
Lincolnshire -4 11 £35,000 +16.66% 3
Rutland 0 2 £30,000 -11.76%
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 276 (50.74%) Windows
2 185 (34.01%) UNIX
3 162 (29.78%) MySQL
4 151 (27.76%) Apache
5 142 (26.10%) JavaScript
6 141 (25.92%) Microsoft
7 127 (23.35%) PHP
8 124 (22.79%) HTML
9 122 (22.43%) SQL
10 110 (20.22%) Java
11 106 (19.49%) Tomcat
12 103 (18.93%) Agile Software Development
13 102 (18.75%) VMware
14 97 (17.83%) Oracle
15 96 (17.65%) CSS
15 96 (17.65%) Degree
16 91 (16.73%) Red Hat
17 85 (15.63%) SAN
18 83 (15.26%) SQL Server
19 82 (15.07%) Cisco
20 78 (14.34%) C++
21 75 (13.79%) LAN
22 74 (13.60%) XML
22 74 (13.60%) VMware Infrastructure
23 68 (12.50%) Finance
24 67 (12.32%) HP
25 65 (11.95%) Hyper-V
26 64 (11.76%) WAN
27 63 (11.58%) IBM
28 60 (11.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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
1 151 (27.76%) Apache
2 106 (19.49%) Tomcat
3 50 (9.19%) IIS
4 37 (6.80%) MS Exchange
5 30 (5.51%) OpenStack
6 26 (4.78%) WordPress
7 22 (4.04%) concrete5
8 16 (2.94%) Lync
9 15 (2.76%) Apache Solr
9 15 (2.76%) WebSphere
10 8 (1.47%) nginx
11 7 (1.29%) JBoss
12 6 (1.10%) WebSphere Application Server
12 6 (1.10%) CICS
13 5 (0.92%) SharePoint
13 5 (0.92%) CMS
13 5 (0.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 4 (0.74%) WebLogic
15 3 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
15 3 (0.55%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Applications
1 44 (8.09%) MS Excel
2 25 (4.60%) MS Office
3 12 (2.21%) Simulink
4 11 (2.02%) TargetLink
5 5 (0.92%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (0.92%) Fireworks
5 5 (0.92%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.37%) MS Project
7 2 (0.37%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 35 (6.43%) Magento
2 7 (1.29%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.92%) Oracle 11i
3 5 (0.92%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (0.92%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.74%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (0.74%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.37%) SAP SRM
6 2 (0.37%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.18%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 24 (4.41%) Google Apps
2 16 (2.94%) SaaS
3 14 (2.57%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.55%) Amazon S3
4 3 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.37%) IaaS
5 2 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.37%) Rackspace Cloud
6 1 (0.18%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 85 (15.63%) SAN
2 75 (13.79%) LAN
3 64 (11.76%) WAN
4 53 (9.74%) TCP/IP
5 32 (5.88%) Firewall
6 19 (3.49%) DNS
7 18 (3.31%) NAS
8 17 (3.13%) Internet
9 15 (2.76%) ADSL
9 15 (2.76%) Broadband
10 13 (2.39%) HTTP
11 10 (1.84%) Network Security
12 9 (1.65%) Intranet
13 8 (1.47%) SNMP
14 7 (1.29%) SSL
15 6 (1.10%) LDAP
15 6 (1.10%) VPN
15 6 (1.10%) DHCP
15 6 (1.10%) FCoE
16 5 (0.92%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 162 (29.78%) MySQL
2 83 (15.26%) SQL Server
3 32 (5.88%) Relational Database
4 27 (4.96%) Oracle Database
5 19 (3.49%) Oracle Database 11g
6 17 (3.13%) Oracle Database 10g
6 17 (3.13%) DB2
7 16 (2.94%) Oracle Database 12c
8 10 (1.84%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (1.29%) NoSQL
11 5 (0.92%) Big Data
11 5 (0.92%) Couchbase
11 5 (0.92%) RDBMS
12 4 (0.74%) Oracle Discoverer
12 4 (0.74%) Oracle9i Database
12 4 (0.74%) CouchDB
13 3 (0.55%) MS Access
14 2 (0.37%) SQLite
14 2 (0.37%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 46 (8.46%) Git (software)
2 16 (2.94%) Subversion
3 15 (2.76%) Jenkins
4 6 (1.10%) MSBuild
4 6 (1.10%) AccuRev
4 6 (1.10%) JUnit
5 5 (0.92%) Visual Studio
5 5 (0.92%) Maven
5 5 (0.92%) Aptana Studio
6 4 (0.74%) PHPUnit
6 4 (0.74%) Ant
7 3 (0.55%) Eclipse
7 3 (0.55%) LoadRunner
7 3 (0.55%) Rational DOORS
8 2 (0.37%) Redmine
8 2 (0.37%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.37%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.37%) Mercurial
8 2 (0.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.37%) JIRA
General
1 68 (12.50%) Finance
2 40 (7.35%) Marketing
3 19 (3.49%) Telecoms
3 19 (3.49%) Retail
4 12 (2.21%) Manufacturing
5 8 (1.47%) Back Office
6 6 (1.10%) Electronics
6 6 (1.10%) Automotive
7 5 (0.92%) Law
7 5 (0.92%) Aerospace
7 5 (0.92%) Multimedia
7 5 (0.92%) Banking
7 5 (0.92%) French Language
7 5 (0.92%) German Language
7 5 (0.92%) Italian Language
7 5 (0.92%) Spanish Language
8 4 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.55%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.55%) Billing
10 2 (0.37%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 182 (33.46%) Developer
2 82 (15.07%) Analyst
3 56 (10.29%) PHP Developer
4 45 (8.27%) Administrator
5 37 (6.80%) Java Developer
5 37 (6.80%) Software Engineer
6 35 (6.43%) Software Developer
7 34 (6.25%) Web Developer
7 34 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
7 34 (6.25%) Support Analyst
8 33 (6.07%) Senior Developer
9 30 (5.51%) Systems Administrator
10 25 (4.60%) Designer
11 24 (4.41%) DBA
12 22 (4.04%) Server Analyst
12 22 (4.04%) Infrastructure Designer
13 21 (3.86%) Network Engineer
14 19 (3.49%) Oracle DBA
15 18 (3.31%) Senior PHP Developer
16 17 (3.13%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (22.79%) HTML
2 96 (17.65%) CSS
3 74 (13.60%) XML
4 52 (9.56%) LAMP
5 50 (9.19%) Web Services
6 47 (8.64%) jQuery
7 34 (6.25%) .NET
8 31 (5.70%) J2EE
9 30 (5.51%) HTML5
10 24 (4.41%) STL
11 18 (3.31%) Servlets
11 18 (3.31%) Spring
12 17 (3.13%) REST
12 17 (3.13%) XSLT
13 14 (2.57%) Middleware
14 13 (2.39%) RESTful
14 13 (2.39%) Ajax
14 13 (2.39%) WCF
14 13 (2.39%) WF
15 12 (2.21%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 53 (9.74%) Computer Science
2 46 (8.46%) Open Source
3 38 (6.99%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (6.99%) Clustering
4 14 (2.57%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (2.21%) HACMP
5 12 (2.21%) Mainframe
6 11 (2.02%) Credit Risk
7 10 (1.84%) Management Information System
7 10 (1.84%) Replication
8 8 (1.47%) Embedded Systems
9 6 (1.10%) Algorithms
9 6 (1.10%) MPEG
10 5 (0.92%) Mathematics
11 3 (0.55%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 3 (0.55%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.55%) DataPower
12 2 (0.37%) FMCG
12 2 (0.37%) iPhone
12 2 (0.37%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 276 (50.74%) Windows
2 185 (34.01%) UNIX
3 60 (11.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 51 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 47 (8.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 39 (7.17%) Solaris
7 31 (5.70%) Windows Server 2003
8 30 (5.51%) AIX
9 24 (4.41%) CentOS
10 17 (3.13%) Ubuntu
11 16 (2.94%) HPUX
11 16 (2.94%) Windows XP
12 15 (2.76%) Windows 8
13 13 (2.39%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 13 (2.39%) SUSE
13 13 (2.39%) Android
14 4 (0.74%) Mac OS
14 4 (0.74%) Debian
14 4 (0.74%) Apple iOS
14 4 (0.74%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (18.93%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (10.66%) ITIL
3 52 (9.56%) Software Engineering
4 51 (9.38%) Mentoring
5 49 (9.01%) E-Commerce
6 47 (8.64%) OO
7 44 (8.09%) Disaster Recovery
8 43 (7.90%) Project Management
9 39 (7.17%) Problem Management
10 33 (6.07%) Incident Management
11 30 (5.51%) Change Management
12 29 (5.33%) Capacity Planning
13 28 (5.15%) Performance Tuning
13 28 (5.15%) Unit Testing
14 27 (4.96%) Validation
15 26 (4.78%) OO PHP
16 25 (4.60%) Migration
16 25 (4.60%) Scrum
16 25 (4.60%) UML
17 20 (3.68%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 142 (26.10%) JavaScript
2 127 (23.35%) PHP
3 122 (22.43%) SQL
4 110 (20.22%) Java
5 78 (14.34%) C++
6 47 (8.64%) Shell Script
6 47 (8.64%) PowerShell
7 35 (6.43%) C
8 28 (5.15%) Bash Shell
9 26 (4.78%) Python
10 25 (4.60%) C#
10 25 (4.60%) Perl
11 16 (2.94%) T-SQL
12 14 (2.57%) VB
12 14 (2.57%) MATLAB
13 13 (2.39%) PHP5
14 12 (2.21%) XPath
15 10 (1.84%) Delphi
16 8 (1.47%) COBOL
16 8 (1.47%) JCL
Qualifications
1 96 (17.65%) Degree
2 12 (2.21%) IBM AIX Certification
3 9 (1.65%) Sun Certification
4 8 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (1.47%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.47%) Security Cleared
5 7 (1.29%) Oracle Certification
6 6 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (1.10%) ISEB
7 5 (0.92%) MCP
7 5 (0.92%) OCP
7 5 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (0.74%) CCNP
8 4 (0.74%) CCNA
8 4 (0.74%) RHCT
9 3 (0.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (0.55%) CISSP
9 3 (0.55%) CISM
9 3 (0.55%) OCPJP
9 3 (0.55%) OCMJD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.47%) SLA
2 4 (0.74%) JTAG
3 3 (0.55%) ISO 9000
3 3 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.18%) QA
5 1 (0.18%) BS7799
System Software
1 74 (13.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 65 (11.95%) Hyper-V
3 54 (9.93%) Active Directory
4 30 (5.51%) XenServer
5 17 (3.13%) Firmware
6 15 (2.76%) Oracle RAC
6 15 (2.76%) vSphere
7 12 (2.21%) PowerHA
8 11 (2.02%) VMware ESX
9 9 (1.65%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (1.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (0.74%) OCFS2
12 2 (0.37%) SRDF
12 2 (0.37%) XenApp
12 2 (0.37%) VMware Server
12 2 (0.37%) Cronacle
13 1 (0.18%) NFS
13 1 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.18%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.18%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 21 (3.86%) SCCM
1 21 (3.86%) SCOM
2 16 (2.94%) Puppet
3 13 (2.39%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (2.39%) Data Guard
4 11 (2.02%) Ansible
5 6 (1.10%) Nagios
6 5 (0.92%) Oracle RMAN
6 5 (0.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 5 (0.92%) Legato
6 5 (0.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 4 (0.74%) Tivoli
7 4 (0.74%) WMI
7 4 (0.74%) Oracle Flashback
8 3 (0.55%) SolarWinds Orion
8 3 (0.55%) WSUS
8 3 (0.55%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.37%) Munin
9 2 (0.37%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 2 (0.37%) Netcool
Vendors
1 141 (25.92%) Microsoft
2 102 (18.75%) VMware
3 97 (17.83%) Oracle
4 91 (16.73%) Red Hat
5 82 (15.07%) Cisco
6 67 (12.32%) HP
7 63 (11.58%) IBM
8 37 (6.80%) Citrix
9 33 (6.07%) Dell
10 29 (5.33%) Google
11 22 (4.04%) Siemens
12 21 (3.86%) EMC
13 20 (3.68%) Altiris
14 15 (2.76%) SAP
15 13 (2.39%) hybris
16 12 (2.21%) Sun
17 9 (1.65%) Adobe
17 9 (1.65%) Cognizant
18 8 (1.47%) SolarWinds
18 8 (1.47%) F5
Lincolnshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
TechnoRecruit
Salary: From £17,000 to £20,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £38,800 per annum + bonus (c15%) + pension, heathcare etc...
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + relocation allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Lincolnshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + car,gym,benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + great company
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + great company + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: £42,000 per annum + bonus, pension, other fantastic bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
EXCELerate
Salary: £40/45k, Health Care and Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Towcester, Northamptonshire
Aria Select Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + Pension and Training
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Coalville, Leicestershire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Wellingborough, Northamptonshire
Agentis Solution
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
TDX Group
Salary: Competitive Salary, pension, private healthcare
Posted: 8 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago