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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 18 18 17
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 794 936 995
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 10.63% 11.08% 12.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 39.33% 37.94% 39.58%
Number of salaries quoted 644 752 814
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,143 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%
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 of England region.

Operating Systems Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2019 2467 2514
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 27.04% 29.20% 30.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1584 2046 2159
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

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 26 May 2015.

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 26 May 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
Cambridgeshire -1 331 £43,900 +3.29% 71
Hertfordshire -4 235 £45,000 +12.50% 32
Essex +1 95 £45,000 +2.85% 22
Suffolk +5 71 £35,000 - 5
Norfolk +12 37 £42,500 +54.54% 5
Bedfordshire -13 30 £45,000 +7.14% 10
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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.

1 731 (45.55%) Windows
2 519 (32.34%) SQL
3 457 (28.47%) UNIX
4 434 (27.04%) Java
5 351 (21.87%) C++
6 345 (21.50%) Python
7 337 (21.00%) C
8 332 (20.69%) Oracle
9 330 (20.56%) MySQL
10 321 (20.00%) Degree
11 291 (18.13%) Software Engineering
12 290 (18.07%) Perl
13 279 (17.38%) JavaScript
14 252 (15.70%) VMware
15 242 (15.08%) Microsoft
16 237 (14.77%) HTML
17 231 (14.39%) Apache
18 214 (13.33%) ITIL
19 212 (13.21%) SQL Server
20 201 (12.52%) PHP
20 201 (12.52%) Finance
21 199 (12.40%) Agile Software Development
22 191 (11.90%) Web Services
23 189 (11.78%) Tomcat
24 180 (11.21%) VMware Infrastructure
25 178 (11.09%) Computer Science
26 157 (9.78%) CSS
26 157 (9.78%) TCP/IP
27 155 (9.66%) Bash Shell
28 154 (9.60%) Firewall

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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
1 231 (14.39%) Apache
2 189 (11.78%) Tomcat
3 129 (8.04%) IIS
4 84 (5.23%) WebSphere
5 74 (4.61%) MS Exchange
6 72 (4.49%) JBoss
7 63 (3.93%) WebLogic
8 48 (2.99%) WebSphere Application Server
9 34 (2.12%) OpenStack
10 30 (1.87%) CMS
11 28 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2010
12 23 (1.43%) SharePoint
13 21 (1.31%) Drupal
14 19 (1.18%) GlassFish
14 19 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
14 19 (1.18%) nginx
15 18 (1.12%) Zope
15 18 (1.12%) Plone
16 17 (1.06%) Oracle HTTP Server
17 15 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 114 (7.10%) MS Excel
2 79 (4.92%) MS Office
3 20 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.31%) Final Cut Pro
4 5 (0.31%) Mingle
5 4 (0.25%) Mathematica
5 4 (0.25%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.19%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.12%) MS Project
8 1 (0.062%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 17 (1.06%) Magento
2 11 (0.69%) AWD
3 8 (0.50%) Maximo
3 8 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.44%) CA PPM
5 5 (0.31%) SAP Business One
6 4 (0.25%) Tridion
7 3 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.062%) RiskWrite
9 1 (0.062%) JDE EnterpriseOne
9 1 (0.062%) Agresso
9 1 (0.062%) SAP R/3
9 1 (0.062%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 149 (9.28%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (2.62%) Office 365
3 36 (2.24%) SaaS
4 35 (2.18%) Cloud Computing
5 32 (1.99%) Microsoft Azure
6 24 (1.50%) AWS CloudFormation
7 17 (1.06%) PaaS
8 16 (1.00%) IaaS
9 12 (0.75%) IBM SmartCloud
10 9 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
11 8 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
12 7 (0.44%) GitHub
13 6 (0.37%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 5 (0.31%) Sage Pay
15 3 (0.19%) Dropbox
15 3 (0.19%) Google Apps
16 2 (0.12%) HP Helion
16 2 (0.12%) Heroku
17 1 (0.062%) Google App Engine
17 1 (0.062%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 157 (9.78%) TCP/IP
2 154 (9.60%) Firewall
3 150 (9.35%) DNS
4 129 (8.04%) SAN
5 102 (6.36%) Internet
6 90 (5.61%) HTTP
7 85 (5.30%) DHCP
8 56 (3.49%) Wireless
9 46 (2.87%) VoIP
10 44 (2.74%) LAN
11 43 (2.68%) WAN
11 43 (2.68%) VPN
12 41 (2.55%) SMTP
13 28 (1.74%) SSL
14 27 (1.68%) LDAP
15 26 (1.62%) NAS
16 22 (1.37%) Ethernet
17 21 (1.31%) FTP
18 19 (1.18%) VLAN
19 17 (1.06%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 330 (20.56%) MySQL
2 212 (13.21%) SQL Server
3 96 (5.98%) Relational Database
4 77 (4.80%) PostgreSQL
5 57 (3.55%) Oracle Database
6 51 (3.18%) RDBMS
7 43 (2.68%) DB2
7 43 (2.68%) NoSQL
8 27 (1.68%) MongoDB
8 27 (1.68%) MS Access
9 21 (1.31%) Oracle Database 11g
10 20 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
11 17 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
12 16 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
13 14 (0.87%) Firebird
14 13 (0.81%) Oracle Database 10g
15 12 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
15 12 (0.75%) Big Data
16 10 (0.62%) MariaDB
16 10 (0.62%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 98 (6.11%) Git (software)
2 87 (5.42%) Subversion
3 49 (3.05%) Jenkins
4 39 (2.43%) JIRA
5 35 (2.18%) Visual Studio
6 32 (1.99%) Eclipse
7 30 (1.87%) JUnit
8 27 (1.68%) Maven
9 18 (1.12%) Selenium
10 17 (1.06%) GCC
11 16 (1.00%) Mockito
11 16 (1.00%) Ant
12 15 (0.93%) Bugzilla
13 14 (0.87%) Mercurial
14 12 (0.75%) JMeter
14 12 (0.75%) MSTest
15 11 (0.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 10 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
16 10 (0.62%) TeamCity
16 10 (0.62%) Hudson
General
1 201 (12.52%) Finance
2 95 (5.92%) Telecoms
3 58 (3.61%) Banking
4 51 (3.18%) Retail
5 49 (3.05%) Marketing
6 42 (2.62%) Games
7 40 (2.49%) Automotive
8 25 (1.56%) Electronics
9 19 (1.18%) Manufacturing
10 17 (1.06%) Legal
10 17 (1.06%) Online Betting
11 13 (0.81%) Law
12 12 (0.75%) Billing
13 8 (0.50%) Advertising
13 8 (0.50%) Financial Institution
13 8 (0.50%) German Language
14 7 (0.44%) French Language
14 7 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
15 6 (0.37%) Publishing
15 6 (0.37%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 435 (27.10%) Developer
2 225 (14.02%) Software Engineer
3 176 (10.97%) Administrator
4 161 (10.03%) Analyst
5 138 (8.60%) Systems Administrator
6 127 (7.91%) Software Developer
7 102 (6.36%) Java Developer
8 98 (6.11%) Linux Administrator
9 94 (5.86%) Support Analyst
10 89 (5.55%) Support Engineer
11 83 (5.17%) Senior Developer
12 80 (4.98%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 60 (3.74%) Architect
13 60 (3.74%) PHP Developer
14 57 (3.55%) Web Developer
15 56 (3.49%) Consultant
15 56 (3.49%) Linux Engineer
16 53 (3.30%) Programmer
17 52 (3.24%) Applications Support
18 51 (3.18%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 237 (14.77%) HTML
2 191 (11.90%) Web Services
3 157 (9.78%) CSS
4 137 (8.54%) XML
5 116 (7.23%) J2EE
6 105 (6.54%) jQuery
7 104 (6.48%) .NET
8 85 (5.30%) Spring
9 78 (4.86%) HTML5
10 75 (4.67%) SOAP
11 58 (3.61%) Hibernate
12 55 (3.43%) LAMP
13 47 (2.93%) CSS3
14 42 (2.62%) JSP
15 40 (2.49%) Ajax
15 40 (2.49%) REST
16 36 (2.24%) Flash
17 35 (2.18%) Middleware
18 34 (2.12%) ASP.NET
19 32 (1.99%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 178 (11.09%) Computer Science
2 111 (6.92%) Analytical Skills
3 63 (3.93%) Data Centre
4 62 (3.86%) Management Information System
5 44 (2.74%) Mathematics
6 42 (2.62%) Device Driver
7 37 (2.31%) Clustering
8 33 (2.06%) iSeries
8 33 (2.06%) Visualisation
8 33 (2.06%) User Experience
9 28 (1.74%) Algorithms
10 27 (1.68%) Internet of Things
11 26 (1.62%) Embedded Systems
12 25 (1.56%) Physics
13 22 (1.37%) Replication
13 22 (1.37%) AS400
14 19 (1.18%) Statistics
15 17 (1.06%) Online Games
16 15 (0.93%) Mobile App
17 14 (0.87%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 731 (45.55%) Windows
2 457 (28.47%) UNIX
3 128 (7.98%) Solaris
4 117 (7.29%) Android
5 115 (7.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 93 (5.79%) AIX
7 84 (5.23%) Apple iOS
8 73 (4.55%) Debian
9 71 (4.42%) Windows Server 2012
10 67 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
11 64 (3.99%) CentOS
12 56 (3.49%) Embedded Linux
13 49 (3.05%) Windows Server 2003
14 41 (2.55%) Windows 7
15 36 (2.24%) Mac OS X
16 35 (2.18%) HPUX
17 33 (2.06%) Windows 8
18 29 (1.81%) Windows XP
19 26 (1.62%) Ubuntu
20 10 (0.62%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 291 (18.13%) Software Engineering
2 214 (13.33%) ITIL
3 199 (12.40%) Agile Software Development
4 116 (7.23%) OO
5 88 (5.48%) Scrum
6 86 (5.36%) MVC
7 85 (5.30%) E-Commerce
8 78 (4.86%) Web Development
9 75 (4.67%) DevOps
10 73 (4.55%) Open Source
10 73 (4.55%) Automated Testing
11 72 (4.49%) TDD
12 68 (4.24%) Project Management
12 68 (4.24%) SDLC
13 66 (4.11%) Continuous Integration
14 65 (4.05%) Configuration Management
15 64 (3.99%) Mentoring
16 62 (3.86%) Service Delivery
17 61 (3.80%) Disaster Recovery
18 51 (3.18%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 519 (32.34%) SQL
2 434 (27.04%) Java
3 351 (21.87%) C++
4 345 (21.50%) Python
5 337 (21.00%) C
6 290 (18.07%) Perl
7 279 (17.38%) JavaScript
8 201 (12.52%) PHP
9 155 (9.66%) Bash Shell
10 127 (7.91%) Shell Script
11 99 (6.17%) C#
12 76 (4.74%) PowerShell
13 68 (4.24%) PL/SQL
14 44 (2.74%) Ruby
15 34 (2.12%) Embedded C
16 23 (1.43%) PHP5
17 20 (1.25%) T-SQL
18 18 (1.12%) Embedded C++
19 15 (0.93%) Objective-C
20 14 (0.87%) VB
Qualifications
1 321 (20.00%) Degree
2 40 (2.49%) Security Cleared
3 37 (2.31%) Microsoft Certification
4 33 (2.06%) MCSE
5 32 (1.99%) CCNA
5 32 (1.99%) Cisco Certification
6 23 (1.43%) SC Cleared
7 22 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
8 18 (1.12%) Sun Certification
9 17 (1.06%) CCNP
10 16 (1.00%) LPIC
11 15 (0.93%) PhD
12 11 (0.69%) ISEB
13 10 (0.62%) RHCE
14 9 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 9 (0.56%) CISSP
14 9 (0.56%) MCSA
15 8 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 7 (0.44%) Six Sigma Green Belt
16 7 (0.44%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (5.61%) SLA
2 85 (5.30%) QA
3 7 (0.44%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.12%) COBIT
5 2 (0.12%) ISO 9000
5 2 (0.12%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.12%) JTAG
5 2 (0.12%) IEC 61508
5 2 (0.12%) DO-178B
6 1 (0.062%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 180 (11.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 133 (8.29%) Active Directory
3 55 (3.43%) vSphere
4 53 (3.30%) Firmware
5 51 (3.18%) Hyper-V
6 38 (2.37%) iptables
7 36 (2.24%) VMware ESX
8 32 (1.99%) NFS
8 32 (1.99%) Samba
9 26 (1.62%) VMware ESXi
10 22 (1.37%) KVM
11 19 (1.18%) Postfix
12 17 (1.06%) Terminal Services
12 17 (1.06%) VMware Server
13 15 (0.93%) Varnish
14 14 (0.87%) vCloud
14 14 (0.87%) XenApp
15 12 (0.75%) XenDesktop
15 12 (0.75%) Xen
16 10 (0.62%) Docker
Systems Management
1 70 (4.36%) Puppet
2 54 (3.36%) Opscode Chef
3 37 (2.31%) Tivoli
4 35 (2.18%) Nagios
5 34 (2.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 23 (1.43%) SCCM
7 22 (1.37%) Ansible
8 15 (0.93%) Cacti
9 10 (0.62%) Backup Exec
10 9 (0.56%) SCOM
11 8 (0.50%) OpenView
12 7 (0.44%) Data Guard
12 7 (0.44%) OPNET
12 7 (0.44%) WSUS
12 7 (0.44%) HAProxy
12 7 (0.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 6 (0.37%) Vagrant
14 5 (0.31%) Business Desktop Deployment
14 5 (0.31%) Opsview
14 5 (0.31%) Mesos
Vendors
1 332 (20.69%) Oracle
2 252 (15.70%) VMware
3 242 (15.08%) Microsoft
4 142 (8.85%) IBM
4 142 (8.85%) Red Hat
5 106 (6.60%) Cisco
6 78 (4.86%) Citrix
7 71 (4.42%) NetApp
8 70 (4.36%) HP
9 45 (2.80%) CheckPoint
10 42 (2.62%) F5
11 39 (2.43%) Juniper
12 38 (2.37%) BMC
13 34 (2.12%) Sun
14 23 (1.43%) SAP
15 21 (1.31%) Perforce
16 20 (1.25%) Zend
17 18 (1.12%) Blue Coat
17 18 (1.12%) Google
17 18 (1.12%) Symantec
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