The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 16 16 17
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 853 858 1087
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 10.93% 11.62% 12.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.60% 39.54% 39.96%
Number of salaries quoted 681 728 846
Average salary £42,500 £40,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.59% +0.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
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 of England region.

Operating Systems Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2210 2170 2720
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 28.31% 29.38% 30.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1819 1842 2252
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Linux
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the East of England region.

Linux Salary Trend in the East of England

Linux
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the East of England region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in the East of England

Linux
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the East of England region over the 3 months to 20 August 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
Cambridgeshire -2 383 £42,500 - 88
Hertfordshire 0 239 £45,000 +12.50% 30
Essex +6 94 £42,500 +1.19% 7
Bedfordshire -17 66 £42,000 -6.66% 7
Suffolk +11 62 £35,000 - 7
Norfolk +6 11 £31,500 +26.00% 3
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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.

1 622 (34.38%) Windows
2 609 (33.67%) UNIX
3 501 (27.69%) Java
4 484 (26.76%) SQL
5 460 (25.43%) Oracle
6 440 (24.32%) Degree
7 439 (24.27%) Python
8 360 (19.90%) Software Engineering
9 323 (17.86%) Perl
10 314 (17.36%) Finance
11 312 (17.25%) C
12 305 (16.86%) JavaScript
13 287 (15.87%) MySQL
14 265 (14.65%) HTML
14 265 (14.65%) VMware
15 264 (14.59%) Computer Science
16 254 (14.04%) C++
17 253 (13.99%) Apache
18 251 (13.88%) PHP
19 240 (13.27%) OO
19 240 (13.27%) Microsoft
20 212 (11.72%) Red Hat
21 210 (11.61%) Firewall
22 199 (11.00%) Shell Script
23 197 (10.89%) Solaris
24 194 (10.72%) CSS
25 192 (10.61%) Web Services
26 189 (10.45%) C#
26 189 (10.45%) VMware Infrastructure
27 174 (9.62%) Tomcat

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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
1 253 (13.99%) Apache
2 174 (9.62%) Tomcat
3 101 (5.58%) IIS
4 63 (3.48%) MS Exchange
4 63 (3.48%) WebSphere
5 48 (2.65%) WebSphere Application Server
6 38 (2.10%) MQSeries
6 38 (2.10%) CMS
6 38 (2.10%) IBM HTTP Server
7 33 (1.82%) SharePoint
8 24 (1.33%) GlassFish
9 22 (1.22%) Oracle Application Server
10 21 (1.16%) OpenStack
11 20 (1.11%) Lync
12 19 (1.05%) WebLogic
13 18 (1.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 18 (1.00%) Node.js
14 16 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
14 16 (0.88%) Drupal
14 16 (0.88%) WordPress
Applications
1 80 (4.42%) MS Office
2 68 (3.76%) MS Excel
3 8 (0.44%) MS Project
4 7 (0.39%) Photoshop
4 7 (0.39%) Mingle
5 6 (0.33%) PowerPivot
5 6 (0.33%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.28%) Simulink
7 3 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.055%) 3ds Max
8 1 (0.055%) SPSS
8 1 (0.055%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.055%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 36 (1.99%) Oracle EBS
2 25 (1.38%) Magento
3 23 (1.27%) Oracle Applications
4 22 (1.22%) Oracle 11i
5 14 (0.77%) Oracle CRM
6 12 (0.66%) Oracle EBS R12
7 9 (0.50%) SunGard APT
7 9 (0.50%) FastVal
8 6 (0.33%) Tridion
9 4 (0.22%) SAP Business One
10 3 (0.17%) AWD
10 3 (0.17%) osCommerce
11 2 (0.11%) CubeCart
11 2 (0.11%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 1 (0.055%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 91 (5.03%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (2.54%) SaaS
3 43 (2.38%) PaaS
4 24 (1.33%) IaaS
5 20 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
6 14 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
7 11 (0.61%) Google App Engine
8 10 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (0.50%) Google Compute Engine
10 7 (0.39%) Office 365
11 4 (0.22%) Amazon ELB
12 3 (0.17%) Route 53
13 2 (0.11%) IBM SmartCloud
14 1 (0.055%) Amazon S3
14 1 (0.055%) Amazon SQS
14 1 (0.055%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 210 (11.61%) Firewall
2 167 (9.23%) TCP/IP
3 164 (9.07%) DNS
4 153 (8.46%) HTTP
5 146 (8.07%) SAN
6 110 (6.08%) Internet
7 97 (5.36%) DHCP
8 82 (4.53%) WAN
9 76 (4.20%) LAN
9 76 (4.20%) Wireless
10 72 (3.98%) VPN
11 49 (2.71%) FTP
12 40 (2.21%) NAS
13 36 (1.99%) LTE
14 35 (1.93%) VoIP
14 35 (1.93%) SS7
15 31 (1.71%) VLAN
16 30 (1.66%) Network Security
17 29 (1.60%) Reverse Proxy
17 29 (1.60%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 287 (15.87%) MySQL
2 170 (9.40%) Oracle Database
3 151 (8.35%) Relational Database
4 150 (8.29%) SQL Server
5 101 (5.58%) NoSQL
6 93 (5.14%) RDBMS
7 83 (4.59%) Oracle Database 11g
8 59 (3.26%) DB2
9 52 (2.87%) PostgreSQL
10 43 (2.38%) MongoDB
11 36 (1.99%) Informix
12 28 (1.55%) Oracle Database 12c
13 22 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
14 21 (1.16%) Oracle Database 10g
15 20 (1.11%) Apache Cassandra
16 19 (1.05%) Oracle9i Database
17 18 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
17 18 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 17 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 16 (0.88%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 114 (6.30%) Git (software)
2 90 (4.98%) Subversion
3 41 (2.27%) JIRA
4 39 (2.16%) Jenkins
5 36 (1.99%) Maven
6 35 (1.93%) Eclipse
7 32 (1.77%) JUnit
8 26 (1.44%) Selenium
9 23 (1.27%) Bugzilla
10 22 (1.22%) Ant
11 21 (1.16%) Visual Studio
12 16 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 15 (0.83%) Toad
14 14 (0.77%) GCC
15 13 (0.72%) Hudson
16 11 (0.61%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
16 11 (0.61%) LLVM
17 10 (0.55%) WebDriver
17 10 (0.55%) TeamCity
18 9 (0.50%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 314 (17.36%) Finance
2 145 (8.02%) Telecoms
3 94 (5.20%) Retail
4 69 (3.81%) Games
5 61 (3.37%) Manufacturing
6 47 (2.60%) Banking
7 42 (2.32%) Automotive
8 40 (2.21%) Electronics
9 37 (2.05%) Marketing
10 26 (1.44%) Billing
11 17 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
12 16 (0.88%) Online Betting
13 15 (0.83%) Multimedia
14 12 (0.66%) Financial Institution
15 9 (0.50%) Military
16 8 (0.44%) Back Office
17 7 (0.39%) Aerospace
18 5 (0.28%) Advertising
18 5 (0.28%) Avionics
18 5 (0.28%) French Language
Job Titles
1 479 (26.48%) Developer
2 290 (16.03%) Administrator
3 259 (14.32%) Software Engineer
4 231 (12.77%) Systems Administrator
5 168 (9.29%) Analyst
6 141 (7.79%) Linux Administrator
7 119 (6.58%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 115 (6.36%) Software Developer
8 115 (6.36%) Support Engineer
9 102 (5.64%) Java Developer
10 82 (4.53%) Support Analyst
11 76 (4.20%) DBA
11 76 (4.20%) PHP Developer
12 67 (3.70%) Test Engineer
13 66 (3.65%) Programmer
14 64 (3.54%) Senior Developer
14 64 (3.54%) Web Developer
15 62 (3.43%) Oracle DBA
16 60 (3.32%) Architect
16 60 (3.32%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 265 (14.65%) HTML
2 194 (10.72%) CSS
3 192 (10.61%) Web Services
4 151 (8.35%) XML
5 113 (6.25%) jQuery
6 112 (6.19%) .NET
7 108 (5.97%) J2EE
8 96 (5.31%) LAMP
9 92 (5.09%) Middleware
10 73 (4.04%) HTML5
11 60 (3.32%) Ajax
11 60 (3.32%) JSP
12 52 (2.87%) Spring
13 47 (2.60%) JDBC
14 43 (2.38%) ASP.NET
15 42 (2.32%) JSON
16 39 (2.16%) SOAP
17 38 (2.10%) Symfony
18 35 (1.93%) Struts
19 32 (1.77%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 264 (14.59%) Computer Science
2 103 (5.69%) Open Source
3 87 (4.81%) Mathematics
4 61 (3.37%) Replication
5 57 (3.15%) Management Information System
6 55 (3.04%) Device Driver
7 35 (1.93%) Physics
8 30 (1.66%) IPTV
8 30 (1.66%) PKI
9 29 (1.60%) Statistics
10 28 (1.55%) Streaming Video
11 27 (1.49%) MPEG
12 26 (1.44%) Visualisation
13 23 (1.27%) Mobile App
14 22 (1.22%) Firmware
14 22 (1.22%) Clustering
15 20 (1.11%) Artificial Intelligence
16 19 (1.05%) Informatics
17 18 (1.00%) Online Games
18 16 (0.88%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 622 (34.38%) Windows
2 609 (33.67%) UNIX
3 197 (10.89%) Solaris
4 122 (6.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 112 (6.19%) AIX
6 96 (5.31%) Windows Server 2008
7 86 (4.75%) Android
7 86 (4.75%) CentOS
8 79 (4.37%) Apple iOS
9 56 (3.10%) Ubuntu
10 55 (3.04%) Windows Server 2003
11 46 (2.54%) Embedded Linux
12 43 (2.38%) HPUX
13 39 (2.16%) Debian
14 34 (1.88%) Windows Server 2012
15 30 (1.66%) Mac OS X
16 28 (1.55%) Oracle Linux
17 23 (1.27%) Windows 7
17 23 (1.27%) SUSE
18 17 (0.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 360 (19.90%) Software Engineering
2 240 (13.27%) OO
3 162 (8.96%) E-Commerce
4 155 (8.57%) ITIL
5 148 (8.18%) Multithreading
6 146 (8.07%) Agile Software Development
7 120 (6.63%) Performance Tuning
8 93 (5.14%) MVC
9 82 (4.53%) Scrum
10 81 (4.48%) TDD
11 75 (4.15%) Migration
11 75 (4.15%) Web Development
12 71 (3.92%) DevOps
13 63 (3.48%) OOD
14 62 (3.43%) Configuration Management
15 56 (3.10%) Service Delivery
16 53 (2.93%) Project Management
17 52 (2.87%) Disaster Recovery
17 52 (2.87%) OOP
18 49 (2.71%) UML
Programming Languages
1 501 (27.69%) Java
2 484 (26.76%) SQL
3 439 (24.27%) Python
4 323 (17.86%) Perl
5 312 (17.25%) C
6 305 (16.86%) JavaScript
7 254 (14.04%) C++
8 251 (13.88%) PHP
9 199 (11.00%) Shell Script
10 189 (10.45%) C#
11 163 (9.01%) Bash Shell
12 95 (5.25%) Ruby
13 86 (4.75%) PL/SQL
14 71 (3.92%) PowerShell
15 45 (2.49%) Embedded C
16 40 (2.21%) T-SQL
17 31 (1.71%) AWK
18 29 (1.60%) Korn
19 28 (1.55%) Objective-C
20 26 (1.44%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 440 (24.32%) Degree
2 58 (3.21%) Cisco Certification
3 57 (3.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 45 (2.49%) CCNA
5 39 (2.16%) MCSE
6 30 (1.66%) RHCE
7 29 (1.60%) CCNP
8 22 (1.22%) Sun Certification
9 21 (1.16%) CISSP
9 21 (1.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 21 (1.16%) Oracle Certification
9 21 (1.16%) OCP
10 15 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 15 (0.83%) ISEB
10 15 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
11 12 (0.66%) Security Cleared
12 11 (0.61%) VCP5
12 11 (0.61%) ISTQB
13 10 (0.55%) MCITP
14 7 (0.39%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 108 (5.97%) QA
2 53 (2.93%) SLA
3 33 (1.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 18 (1.00%) JTAG
5 12 (0.66%) ISO 9001
6 11 (0.61%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.28%) IEC 61508
7 5 (0.28%) DO-178B
8 4 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 189 (10.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 149 (8.24%) Active Directory
3 69 (3.81%) Hyper-V
4 64 (3.54%) KVM
5 53 (2.93%) Oracle RAC
6 52 (2.87%) Oracle RMAN
7 41 (2.27%) vSphere
8 40 (2.21%) Xen
9 38 (2.10%) VMware ESX
10 34 (1.88%) VMware ESXi
11 13 (0.72%) NFS
12 11 (0.61%) QEMU
13 10 (0.55%) Terminal Services
14 9 (0.50%) VMware Server
15 7 (0.39%) OpenSIPS
16 6 (0.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
17 5 (0.28%) XenApp
17 5 (0.28%) Squid
18 4 (0.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
18 4 (0.22%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 94 (5.20%) Puppet
2 64 (3.54%) Opscode Chef
3 34 (1.88%) Data Guard
4 30 (1.66%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 22 (1.22%) Oracle Identity Management
6 19 (1.05%) SCCM
6 19 (1.05%) Nagios
7 18 (1.00%) SCOM
8 14 (0.77%) EMC NetWorker
9 12 (0.66%) Tivoli
9 12 (0.66%) Red Hat Satellite
9 12 (0.66%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 10 (0.55%) HP SIM
11 8 (0.44%) ZABBIX
11 8 (0.44%) Ansible
12 7 (0.39%) Business Desktop Deployment
13 5 (0.28%) FortiGate
13 5 (0.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 5 (0.28%) Opsview
14 4 (0.22%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 460 (25.43%) Oracle
2 265 (14.65%) VMware
3 240 (13.27%) Microsoft
4 212 (11.72%) Red Hat
5 160 (8.84%) Cisco
6 81 (4.48%) HP
7 75 (4.15%) Sun
8 59 (3.26%) IBM
9 57 (3.15%) CheckPoint
10 54 (2.99%) NetApp
11 46 (2.54%) SAP
12 40 (2.21%) JBoss
13 38 (2.10%) Citrix
14 36 (1.99%) Zend
15 32 (1.77%) Perforce
16 24 (1.33%) Juniper
17 23 (1.27%) Sybase
17 23 (1.27%) EMC
18 21 (1.16%) Google
19 20 (1.11%) F5
Watford, Hertfordshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: €55,000-€70,000 + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £30k - 45k per year
Posted: 15 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £DOE + share options
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k
Posted: 16 hours ago
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: excellent
Posted: 16 hours ago
Essex
ECM Selection
Salary: to £35k
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£50k - £80k package DOE
Posted: 19 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Everything Everywhere
Salary: Competitive+benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Training and Career Progression!
Posted: Yesterday
Sandy, Bedfordshire
RSPB
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + excellent
Posted: Yesterday
Suffolk
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £65k - 80k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Suffolk
Premier Group Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Pension, health/,shares
Posted: 2 days ago