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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 16 16 16
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 848 797 1087
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 10.62% 11.62% 12.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 39.59% 38.73% 41.41%
Number of salaries quoted 651 627 909
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +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 of England region.

Operating Systems Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2142 2058 2625
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 26.82% 30.01% 29.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1715 1694 2196
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 -5 377 £44,000 +10.00% 61
Hertfordshire -2 238 £45,000 +4.65% 29
Essex +16 99 £45,000 - 5
Bedfordshire -9 53 £47,500 +11.76% 3
Suffolk -5 49 £45,000 - 8
Norfolk -2 32 £31,500 -30.00% 3
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 609 (36.73%) Windows
2 588 (35.46%) UNIX
3 501 (30.22%) Java
4 490 (29.55%) SQL
5 419 (25.27%) Software Engineering
6 403 (24.31%) Degree
6 403 (24.31%) Python
7 399 (24.07%) Oracle
8 352 (21.23%) C
9 291 (17.55%) C++
10 290 (17.49%) Finance
11 278 (16.77%) Perl
12 273 (16.47%) JavaScript
12 273 (16.47%) Microsoft
13 258 (15.56%) MySQL
14 247 (14.90%) Computer Science
15 230 (13.87%) HTML
16 226 (13.63%) Agile Software Development
17 193 (11.64%) VMware
18 190 (11.46%) PHP
19 185 (11.16%) ITIL
20 184 (11.10%) Solaris
21 178 (10.74%) Tomcat
22 174 (10.49%) Apache
23 173 (10.43%) OO
24 171 (10.31%) SQL Server
25 170 (10.25%) CSS
26 169 (10.19%) Shell Script
27 163 (9.83%) C#
28 159 (9.59%) Firewall

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 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
1 178 (10.74%) Tomcat
2 174 (10.49%) Apache
3 110 (6.63%) IIS
4 69 (4.16%) WebSphere
5 60 (3.62%) JBoss
6 57 (3.44%) WebLogic
7 55 (3.32%) MS Exchange
8 47 (2.83%) WebSphere Application Server
9 43 (2.59%) OpenStack
10 37 (2.23%) SharePoint
11 34 (2.05%) GlassFish
12 33 (1.99%) MQSeries
13 32 (1.93%) IBM HTTP Server
14 28 (1.69%) Lync
15 24 (1.45%) Drupal
16 17 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2010
17 16 (0.97%) Node.js
17 16 (0.97%) WordPress
18 14 (0.84%) CMS
18 14 (0.84%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 107 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 99 (5.97%) MS Office
3 8 (0.48%) Simulink
3 8 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.36%) Mingle
5 2 (0.12%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.12%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.12%) MS Project
6 1 (0.060%) SPSS
6 1 (0.060%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 17 (1.03%) Oracle EBS
2 15 (0.90%) Agresso
2 15 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.54%) AWD
4 8 (0.48%) Magento
5 7 (0.42%) Oracle BPM
5 7 (0.42%) RiskWrite
6 4 (0.24%) SAP Business One
6 4 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
7 3 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.18%) Oracle 11i
8 2 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.12%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.060%) osCommerce
9 1 (0.060%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.060%) Oracle CRM
9 1 (0.060%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 67 (4.04%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (2.47%) SaaS
3 34 (2.05%) PaaS
4 32 (1.93%) Cloud Computing
5 24 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
5 24 (1.45%) Google Cloud Platform
6 20 (1.21%) IaaS
7 13 (0.78%) IBM SmartCloud
8 9 (0.54%) Google Compute Engine
9 8 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.30%) Google App Engine
11 2 (0.12%) Office 365
12 1 (0.060%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.060%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.060%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 159 (9.59%) Firewall
2 153 (9.23%) TCP/IP
3 152 (9.17%) SAN
4 140 (8.44%) DNS
5 133 (8.02%) Internet
6 114 (6.88%) HTTP
7 88 (5.31%) Wireless
8 72 (4.34%) DHCP
9 70 (4.22%) WAN
10 69 (4.16%) VPN
11 62 (3.74%) FTP
12 59 (3.56%) VoIP
13 55 (3.32%) LAN
14 46 (2.77%) NAS
15 38 (2.29%) SSH
16 34 (2.05%) SNMP
17 32 (1.93%) Ethernet
18 28 (1.69%) Intranet
18 28 (1.69%) Network Security
18 28 (1.69%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 258 (15.56%) MySQL
2 171 (10.31%) SQL Server
3 128 (7.72%) Relational Database
4 122 (7.36%) Oracle Database
5 88 (5.31%) RDBMS
5 88 (5.31%) NoSQL
6 58 (3.50%) PostgreSQL
7 56 (3.38%) DB2
8 42 (2.53%) MongoDB
9 40 (2.41%) Oracle Database 11g
10 26 (1.57%) Big Data
11 24 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
12 22 (1.33%) Hadoop
13 18 (1.09%) BigTable
14 13 (0.78%) Oracle9i Database
15 12 (0.72%) MS Access
16 9 (0.54%) Oracle Database 10g
16 9 (0.54%) Text Mining
16 9 (0.54%) Oracle Database 12c
17 7 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 108 (6.51%) Git (software)
2 79 (4.76%) Subversion
3 62 (3.74%) Jenkins
4 56 (3.38%) Maven
5 49 (2.96%) JIRA
6 38 (2.29%) Eclipse
7 36 (2.17%) JUnit
8 32 (1.93%) Ant
9 26 (1.57%) Toad
10 24 (1.45%) GCC
11 18 (1.09%) Visual Studio
12 17 (1.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 17 (1.03%) Bugzilla
13 15 (0.90%) TeamCity
13 15 (0.90%) Rational Application Developer
13 15 (0.90%) Hudson
14 13 (0.78%) LLVM
15 12 (0.72%) Selenium
16 10 (0.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 9 (0.54%) MSTest
General
1 290 (17.49%) Finance
2 123 (7.42%) Telecoms
3 101 (6.09%) Retail
4 55 (3.32%) Banking
5 51 (3.08%) Manufacturing
6 50 (3.02%) Games
7 25 (1.51%) Electronics
8 22 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
8 22 (1.33%) Automotive
9 21 (1.27%) Marketing
10 20 (1.21%) Billing
11 13 (0.78%) Financial Institution
12 10 (0.60%) Military
13 8 (0.48%) Law
14 7 (0.42%) Legal
14 7 (0.42%) Back Office
15 6 (0.36%) Multimedia
15 6 (0.36%) Publishing
15 6 (0.36%) Avionics
16 4 (0.24%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 373 (22.50%) Developer
2 311 (18.76%) Software Engineer
3 189 (11.40%) Analyst
4 175 (10.55%) Administrator
5 146 (8.81%) Systems Administrator
6 136 (8.20%) Support Analyst
7 122 (7.36%) Software Developer
8 112 (6.76%) Java Developer
9 79 (4.76%) Support Engineer
10 76 (4.58%) Applications Support
11 72 (4.34%) Senior Developer
12 66 (3.98%) Linux Administrator
13 63 (3.80%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 62 (3.74%) Consultant
14 62 (3.74%) Senior Software Engineer
15 60 (3.62%) Applications Support Analyst
16 58 (3.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
16 58 (3.50%) Test Engineer
17 56 (3.38%) Architect
18 53 (3.20%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 230 (13.87%) HTML
2 170 (10.25%) CSS
3 153 (9.23%) J2EE
4 148 (8.93%) Web Services
5 134 (8.08%) XML
6 125 (7.54%) jQuery
7 86 (5.19%) .NET
7 86 (5.19%) Middleware
8 67 (4.04%) HTML5
9 60 (3.62%) LAMP
10 59 (3.56%) SOAP
11 53 (3.20%) Spring
12 47 (2.83%) JDBC
13 46 (2.77%) ASP.NET
14 45 (2.71%) AngularJS
15 40 (2.41%) Ajax
15 40 (2.41%) JSON
16 39 (2.35%) JSP
16 39 (2.35%) Struts
17 35 (2.11%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 247 (14.90%) Computer Science
2 147 (8.87%) Analytical Skills
3 94 (5.67%) Open Source
4 81 (4.89%) Device Driver
4 81 (4.89%) Algorithms
5 73 (4.40%) Mathematics
6 47 (2.83%) Management Information System
7 35 (2.11%) PKI
8 33 (1.99%) Replication
9 31 (1.87%) Embedded Systems
10 24 (1.45%) Artificial Intelligence
11 22 (1.33%) Clustering
12 21 (1.27%) Physics
13 20 (1.21%) User Experience
14 19 (1.15%) Wiki
15 18 (1.09%) Smart Meter
16 16 (0.97%) IPTV
16 16 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
17 15 (0.90%) Client/Server
17 15 (0.90%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 609 (36.73%) Windows
2 588 (35.46%) UNIX
3 184 (11.10%) Solaris
4 124 (7.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 106 (6.39%) AIX
6 93 (5.61%) Android
7 74 (4.46%) Embedded Linux
8 60 (3.62%) HPUX
9 59 (3.56%) Apple iOS
10 57 (3.44%) CentOS
11 55 (3.32%) Windows Server 2008
12 47 (2.83%) Windows Server 2003
13 46 (2.77%) Windows Server 2012
14 40 (2.41%) Ubuntu
15 35 (2.11%) Debian
16 20 (1.21%) Windows 7
17 16 (0.97%) Windows Phone
18 10 (0.60%) Oracle Linux
18 10 (0.60%) Windows CE
19 9 (0.54%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 419 (25.27%) Software Engineering
2 226 (13.63%) Agile Software Development
3 185 (11.16%) ITIL
4 173 (10.43%) OO
5 107 (6.45%) Multithreading
6 102 (6.15%) Web Development
7 101 (6.09%) E-Commerce
8 90 (5.43%) Performance Tuning
9 86 (5.19%) Scrum
10 77 (4.64%) Configuration Management
11 75 (4.52%) Disaster Recovery
12 74 (4.46%) MVC
13 68 (4.10%) DevOps
14 62 (3.74%) Migration
14 62 (3.74%) Automated Testing
14 62 (3.74%) Continuous Integration
15 58 (3.50%) Mentoring
16 52 (3.14%) Service Management
17 50 (3.02%) TDD
18 49 (2.96%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 501 (30.22%) Java
2 490 (29.55%) SQL
3 403 (24.31%) Python
4 352 (21.23%) C
5 291 (17.55%) C++
6 278 (16.77%) Perl
7 273 (16.47%) JavaScript
8 190 (11.46%) PHP
9 169 (10.19%) Shell Script
10 163 (9.83%) C#
11 139 (8.38%) Bash Shell
12 81 (4.89%) PowerShell
13 80 (4.83%) PL/SQL
14 60 (3.62%) Ruby
15 55 (3.32%) Embedded C
16 25 (1.51%) Scala
17 24 (1.45%) Objective-C
18 23 (1.39%) Korn
18 23 (1.39%) T-SQL
19 18 (1.09%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 403 (24.31%) Degree
2 40 (2.41%) Sun Certification
3 31 (1.87%) Microsoft Certification
3 31 (1.87%) Security Cleared
4 29 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
5 26 (1.57%) MCSE
6 22 (1.33%) CCNA
7 21 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
8 18 (1.09%) Oracle Certification
9 17 (1.03%) CCNP
9 17 (1.03%) CISSP
9 17 (1.03%) OCP
10 16 (0.97%) RHCE
11 14 (0.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 13 (0.78%) Six Sigma Green Belt
13 12 (0.72%) SC Cleared
14 11 (0.66%) ISEB
14 11 (0.66%) MCSA
14 11 (0.66%) PhD
15 10 (0.60%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (4.95%) QA
2 66 (3.98%) SLA
3 27 (1.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (0.54%) ISO 9001
5 8 (0.48%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.36%) IEC 61508
6 6 (0.36%) DO-178B
7 4 (0.24%) ISO 9000
8 3 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.18%) JTAG
System Software
1 144 (8.69%) Active Directory
2 130 (7.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (2.77%) Hyper-V
3 46 (2.77%) vSphere
4 43 (2.59%) VMware ESX
5 35 (2.11%) Oracle RMAN
5 35 (2.11%) Xen
6 32 (1.93%) Oracle RAC
6 32 (1.93%) KVM
7 28 (1.69%) Firmware
8 17 (1.03%) vCloud
8 17 (1.03%) XenServer
9 15 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
10 13 (0.78%) QEMU
11 11 (0.66%) OpenSIPS
11 11 (0.66%) Terminal Services
12 9 (0.54%) PowerHA
12 9 (0.54%) NFS
13 6 (0.36%) VirtualBox
13 6 (0.36%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 95 (5.73%) Puppet
2 62 (3.74%) Opscode Chef
3 40 (2.41%) Tivoli
4 30 (1.81%) Data Guard
5 29 (1.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 26 (1.57%) SCCM
7 25 (1.51%) SCOM
8 22 (1.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 21 (1.27%) Ansible
10 11 (0.66%) ZABBIX
10 11 (0.66%) EMC NetWorker
11 9 (0.54%) Nagios
12 8 (0.48%) Opsview
13 6 (0.36%) cPanel
13 6 (0.36%) Business Desktop Deployment
13 6 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 5 (0.30%) Control-M
14 5 (0.30%) WSUS
14 5 (0.30%) Norton AntiVirus
15 4 (0.24%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 399 (24.07%) Oracle
2 273 (16.47%) Microsoft
3 193 (11.64%) VMware
4 152 (9.17%) Red Hat
5 105 (6.33%) Cisco
6 97 (5.85%) IBM
7 89 (5.37%) HP
8 79 (4.76%) Sun
9 50 (3.02%) NetApp
10 48 (2.90%) Citrix
11 41 (2.47%) SAP
12 35 (2.11%) EMC
13 31 (1.87%) Google
14 30 (1.81%) CheckPoint
15 27 (1.63%) Dell
15 27 (1.63%) Zend
16 19 (1.15%) F5
17 17 (1.03%) Perforce
17 17 (1.03%) Sybase
17 17 (1.03%) Juniper
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