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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 17 14 16
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 817 933 1142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 10.43% 13.21% 12.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.36% 42.20% 41.85%
Number of salaries quoted 642 781 942
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
2187 2211 2729
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 27.93% 31.31% 29.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1756 1857 2286
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -7 384 £45,000 +12.50% 95
Hertfordshire 0 232 £45,000 +12.50% 33
Essex -17 70 £41,000 +2.50% 11
Bedfordshire -18 70 £47,500 +11.76% 7
Suffolk +3 60 £37,000 -7.50% 8
Norfolk -20 9 £31,500 +36.95% 4
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 605 (36.10%) Windows
2 564 (33.65%) UNIX
3 461 (27.51%) Java
4 453 (27.03%) SQL
5 421 (25.12%) Python
6 415 (24.76%) Oracle
7 369 (22.02%) Software Engineering
8 357 (21.30%) Degree
9 307 (18.32%) Finance
10 304 (18.14%) C
11 289 (17.24%) Perl
12 258 (15.39%) JavaScript
13 251 (14.98%) Microsoft
14 243 (14.50%) MySQL
15 241 (14.38%) Computer Science
16 239 (14.26%) VMware
17 237 (14.14%) C++
18 230 (13.72%) Agile Software Development
19 220 (13.13%) HTML
20 215 (12.83%) Apache
21 188 (11.22%) Firewall
21 188 (11.22%) OO
22 186 (11.10%) PHP
23 185 (11.04%) Solaris
24 178 (10.62%) Red Hat
25 172 (10.26%) Tomcat
26 163 (9.73%) SQL Server
26 163 (9.73%) Bash Shell
27 160 (9.55%) Shell Script
27 160 (9.55%) VMware Infrastructure

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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
1 215 (12.83%) Apache
2 172 (10.26%) Tomcat
3 103 (6.15%) IIS
4 66 (3.94%) WebSphere
5 49 (2.92%) WebSphere Application Server
5 49 (2.92%) MS Exchange
6 47 (2.80%) JBoss
7 39 (2.33%) OpenStack
8 37 (2.21%) MQSeries
9 36 (2.15%) SharePoint
10 35 (2.09%) WebLogic
10 35 (2.09%) IBM HTTP Server
11 33 (1.97%) GlassFish
12 26 (1.55%) Lync
13 24 (1.43%) CMS
14 19 (1.13%) Node.js
14 19 (1.13%) Drupal
15 16 (0.95%) Oracle Application Server
16 15 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2010
17 13 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 79 (4.71%) MS Office
2 75 (4.47%) MS Excel
3 8 (0.48%) MS Project
3 8 (0.48%) Simulink
4 7 (0.42%) Mingle
5 4 (0.24%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.12%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.060%) S-PLUS
8 1 (0.060%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 28 (1.67%) Oracle EBS
2 16 (0.95%) Oracle Applications
3 12 (0.72%) Magento
4 11 (0.66%) Oracle 11i
5 9 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
5 9 (0.54%) Agresso
5 9 (0.54%) Oracle EBS R12
6 7 (0.42%) Oracle BPM
7 6 (0.36%) RiskWrite
7 6 (0.36%) AWD
7 6 (0.36%) Tridion
8 4 (0.24%) SAP Business One
9 3 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 3 (0.18%) Oracle CRM
9 3 (0.18%) osCommerce
10 2 (0.12%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.060%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 64 (3.82%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (2.45%) SaaS
2 41 (2.45%) PaaS
3 24 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
4 23 (1.37%) IaaS
5 21 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
6 12 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
7 9 (0.54%) Google App Engine
8 8 (0.48%) Google Compute Engine
9 7 (0.42%) IBM SmartCloud
9 7 (0.42%) Office 365
10 4 (0.24%) Amazon ELB
11 3 (0.18%) Route 53
12 1 (0.060%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.060%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 188 (11.22%) Firewall
2 149 (8.89%) TCP/IP
3 147 (8.77%) DNS
4 144 (8.59%) SAN
5 132 (7.88%) HTTP
6 125 (7.46%) Internet
7 80 (4.77%) WAN
8 79 (4.71%) DHCP
8 79 (4.71%) Wireless
9 71 (4.24%) LAN
10 58 (3.46%) VPN
11 55 (3.28%) VoIP
12 54 (3.22%) FTP
13 49 (2.92%) NAS
14 39 (2.33%) SSH
15 34 (2.03%) SNMP
16 30 (1.79%) VLAN
17 29 (1.73%) iSCSI
17 29 (1.73%) LTE
18 27 (1.61%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 243 (14.50%) MySQL
2 163 (9.73%) SQL Server
3 144 (8.59%) Oracle Database
4 134 (8.00%) Relational Database
5 99 (5.91%) NoSQL
6 84 (5.01%) RDBMS
7 58 (3.46%) Oracle Database 11g
8 56 (3.34%) DB2
9 50 (2.98%) PostgreSQL
10 48 (2.86%) MongoDB
11 27 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
12 24 (1.43%) Big Data
13 19 (1.13%) Hadoop
14 18 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
14 18 (1.07%) BigTable
15 16 (0.95%) Oracle9i Database
16 15 (0.89%) Oracle Database 12c
17 11 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 11 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
18 10 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 111 (6.62%) Git (software)
2 71 (4.24%) Subversion
3 61 (3.64%) Jenkins
4 48 (2.86%) Maven
5 47 (2.80%) JIRA
6 39 (2.33%) JUnit
7 32 (1.91%) Ant
8 28 (1.67%) Eclipse
9 26 (1.55%) GCC
10 25 (1.49%) Bugzilla
11 19 (1.13%) Hudson
12 18 (1.07%) Selenium
12 18 (1.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 17 (1.01%) TeamCity
13 17 (1.01%) LLVM
13 17 (1.01%) Toad
14 15 (0.89%) Rational Application Developer
15 14 (0.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 13 (0.78%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
17 12 (0.72%) Visual Studio
General
1 307 (18.32%) Finance
2 142 (8.47%) Telecoms
3 93 (5.55%) Retail
4 63 (3.76%) Manufacturing
5 56 (3.34%) Games
6 37 (2.21%) Banking
7 25 (1.49%) Electronics
8 23 (1.37%) Automotive
9 22 (1.31%) Billing
10 21 (1.25%) Marketing
10 21 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
11 13 (0.78%) Multimedia
12 10 (0.60%) Military
12 10 (0.60%) Back Office
13 9 (0.54%) Financial Institution
14 8 (0.48%) Online Betting
15 6 (0.36%) Avionics
15 6 (0.36%) Law
16 5 (0.30%) Aerospace
17 4 (0.24%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 385 (22.97%) Developer
2 277 (16.53%) Software Engineer
3 231 (13.78%) Administrator
4 198 (11.81%) Systems Administrator
5 162 (9.67%) Analyst
6 109 (6.50%) Java Developer
7 108 (6.44%) Support Analyst
8 102 (6.09%) Software Developer
9 97 (5.79%) Linux Administrator
10 91 (5.43%) Support Engineer
11 89 (5.31%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 64 (3.82%) Applications Support
12 64 (3.82%) Architect
13 62 (3.70%) Senior Developer
14 59 (3.52%) Linux Engineer
15 58 (3.46%) Consultant
16 54 (3.22%) DBA
17 52 (3.10%) Junior
18 51 (3.04%) Systems Engineer
18 51 (3.04%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 220 (13.13%) HTML
2 157 (9.37%) CSS
3 142 (8.47%) Web Services
4 131 (7.82%) XML
5 129 (7.70%) J2EE
6 96 (5.73%) jQuery
7 86 (5.13%) Middleware
8 74 (4.42%) LAMP
8 74 (4.42%) .NET
9 65 (3.88%) HTML5
10 48 (2.86%) JSP
11 47 (2.80%) Ajax
12 46 (2.74%) JSON
13 45 (2.68%) JDBC
14 44 (2.63%) AngularJS
15 43 (2.57%) Spring
16 42 (2.51%) SOAP
17 40 (2.39%) REST
18 36 (2.15%) ASP.NET
19 35 (2.09%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 241 (14.38%) Computer Science
2 137 (8.17%) Analytical Skills
3 112 (6.68%) Open Source
4 82 (4.89%) Algorithms
5 73 (4.36%) Mathematics
6 60 (3.58%) Device Driver
7 54 (3.22%) Replication
8 50 (2.98%) Management Information System
9 42 (2.51%) PKI
10 28 (1.67%) Embedded Systems
11 24 (1.43%) Statistics
12 23 (1.37%) Physics
12 23 (1.37%) Artificial Intelligence
13 22 (1.31%) Wiki
14 20 (1.19%) Visualisation
15 19 (1.13%) Clustering
15 19 (1.13%) User Experience
15 19 (1.13%) Mobile App
15 19 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
16 18 (1.07%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 605 (36.10%) Windows
2 564 (33.65%) UNIX
3 185 (11.04%) Solaris
4 133 (7.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 89 (5.31%) AIX
6 78 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 74 (4.42%) Android
7 74 (4.42%) CentOS
8 59 (3.52%) Windows Server 2003
9 57 (3.40%) Embedded Linux
10 55 (3.28%) Ubuntu
10 55 (3.28%) Apple iOS
11 47 (2.80%) HPUX
12 40 (2.39%) Debian
13 38 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
14 23 (1.37%) Windows 7
15 21 (1.25%) Oracle Linux
15 21 (1.25%) Mac OS X
16 16 (0.95%) SUSE
17 13 (0.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 369 (22.02%) Software Engineering
2 230 (13.72%) Agile Software Development
3 188 (11.22%) OO
4 153 (9.13%) ITIL
5 129 (7.70%) E-Commerce
6 105 (6.26%) Multithreading
7 100 (5.97%) Performance Tuning
8 84 (5.01%) DevOps
9 81 (4.83%) Web Development
10 78 (4.65%) MVC
11 77 (4.59%) Migration
12 75 (4.47%) Scrum
13 68 (4.06%) Configuration Management
14 61 (3.64%) Mentoring
15 56 (3.34%) OOD
15 56 (3.34%) Continuous Integration
16 55 (3.28%) UML
17 54 (3.22%) Disaster Recovery
18 52 (3.10%) TDD
19 50 (2.98%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 461 (27.51%) Java
2 453 (27.03%) SQL
3 421 (25.12%) Python
4 304 (18.14%) C
5 289 (17.24%) Perl
6 258 (15.39%) JavaScript
7 237 (14.14%) C++
8 186 (11.10%) PHP
9 163 (9.73%) Bash Shell
10 160 (9.55%) Shell Script
11 154 (9.19%) C#
12 79 (4.71%) Ruby
13 78 (4.65%) PL/SQL
14 71 (4.24%) PowerShell
15 45 (2.68%) Embedded C
16 31 (1.85%) T-SQL
17 30 (1.79%) Scala
18 26 (1.55%) Objective-C
19 25 (1.49%) Korn
20 22 (1.31%) AWK
Qualifications
1 357 (21.30%) Degree
2 45 (2.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 38 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
4 30 (1.79%) Sun Certification
5 28 (1.67%) CCNA
5 28 (1.67%) Security Cleared
6 26 (1.55%) MCSE
7 23 (1.37%) OCP
7 23 (1.37%) Oracle Certification
8 22 (1.31%) RHCE
9 20 (1.19%) CISSP
10 17 (1.01%) CCNP
10 17 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
11 16 (0.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 13 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 11 (0.66%) MCSA
14 10 (0.60%) A+ Certification
15 9 (0.54%) ISEB
15 9 (0.54%) SC Cleared
15 9 (0.54%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (5.61%) QA
2 54 (3.22%) SLA
3 34 (2.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (0.54%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.36%) IEC 61508
5 6 (0.36%) DO-178B
6 5 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.30%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.24%) ISO 9000
8 2 (0.12%) JTAG
System Software
1 160 (9.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 132 (7.88%) Active Directory
3 52 (3.10%) Xen
4 49 (2.92%) Oracle RAC
4 49 (2.92%) Hyper-V
4 49 (2.92%) Oracle RMAN
5 48 (2.86%) vSphere
6 42 (2.51%) KVM
7 39 (2.33%) VMware ESX
8 17 (1.01%) XenServer
8 17 (1.01%) QEMU
9 16 (0.95%) Firmware
10 13 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
11 12 (0.72%) NFS
12 11 (0.66%) OpenSIPS
13 10 (0.60%) Terminal Services
14 9 (0.54%) vCloud
15 8 (0.48%) VMware Server
16 6 (0.36%) Squid
16 6 (0.36%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 99 (5.91%) Puppet
2 68 (4.06%) Opscode Chef
3 37 (2.21%) Data Guard
4 33 (1.97%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 28 (1.67%) SCOM
6 21 (1.25%) SCCM
7 18 (1.07%) Tivoli
8 15 (0.89%) EMC NetWorker
9 13 (0.78%) Ansible
10 12 (0.72%) Oracle Identity Management
11 11 (0.66%) ZABBIX
12 10 (0.60%) Nagios
13 9 (0.54%) Opsview
14 8 (0.48%) HP SIM
15 7 (0.42%) Business Desktop Deployment
15 7 (0.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 6 (0.36%) NetBackup
17 5 (0.30%) Control-M
18 4 (0.24%) Norton AntiVirus
18 4 (0.24%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 415 (24.76%) Oracle
2 251 (14.98%) Microsoft
3 239 (14.26%) VMware
4 178 (10.62%) Red Hat
5 138 (8.23%) Cisco
6 88 (5.25%) HP
7 78 (4.65%) Sun
8 68 (4.06%) IBM
9 51 (3.04%) CheckPoint
10 50 (2.98%) NetApp
11 46 (2.74%) Citrix
12 40 (2.39%) SAP
13 39 (2.33%) EMC
14 35 (2.09%) Zend
15 29 (1.73%) Google
16 20 (1.19%) Sybase
16 20 (1.19%) F5
17 19 (1.13%) Dell
18 18 (1.07%) Perforce
19 17 (1.01%) Atlassian
Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + 20% BONUS, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 16 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Spider Web Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £32000 Per Annum £28,000 - £32,000, depen
Posted: 18 hours ago
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
LV=
Salary: £competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Thales
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Thales
Posted: 23 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £45k
Posted: Yesterday
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
ARM Technology
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £24000 - £28000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Vadis People
Salary: £40-45,000 + bonus + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
networx
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Diss, Norfolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + EXCELLENT BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday