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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 16 19 16
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 696 745 885
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 10.86% 10.05% 11.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.25% 39.01% 39.76%
Number of salaries quoted 564 584 705
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,619 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.23% +5.00%
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
1573 1910 2226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 24.55% 25.76% 28.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1352 1541 1830
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +2.73%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of job ads across the East of England region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 August 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +2 308 £45,000 - 73
Hertfordshire +5 225 £46,750 +3.88% 29
Essex -3 61 £50,000 +21.21% 9
Bedfordshire +10 47 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Suffolk -2 33 £35,000 +12.90% 5
Norfolk -10 22 £44,000 +83.33%
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Linux.

1 522 (36.07%) Windows
2 403 (27.85%) Java
3 364 (25.16%) Python
4 355 (24.53%) Unix
5 354 (24.46%) Degree
6 310 (21.42%) SQL
7 291 (20.11%) C++
8 247 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
9 246 (17.00%) Software Engineering
10 244 (16.86%) Oracle
11 223 (15.41%) Perl
12 222 (15.34%) Microsoft
13 221 (15.27%) C
14 215 (14.86%) VMware
14 215 (14.86%) Computer Science
15 192 (13.27%) Finance
16 182 (12.58%) JavaScript
17 171 (11.82%) MySQL
18 168 (11.61%) Apache
19 166 (11.47%) VMware Infrastructure
20 165 (11.40%) Firewall
21 164 (11.33%) Windows Server
22 161 (11.13%) PHP
23 159 (10.99%) TCP/IP
24 154 (10.64%) DevOps
25 152 (10.50%) Bash Shell
26 149 (10.30%) SQL Server
27 147 (10.16%) Active Directory
28 136 (9.40%) Amazon AWS
29 127 (8.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 168 (11.61%) Apache
2 91 (6.29%) Tomcat
3 66 (4.56%) JBoss
4 62 (4.28%) MS Exchange
5 54 (3.73%) WebLogic
6 40 (2.76%) IIS
7 32 (2.21%) WebSphere
8 28 (1.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 28 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2010
9 27 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2013
10 25 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2007
11 22 (1.52%) WebSphere Application Server
12 21 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2003
13 15 (1.04%) Apache Solr
13 15 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
14 14 (0.97%) OpenStack
14 14 (0.97%) Skype for Business
15 13 (0.90%) nginx
16 11 (0.76%) GlassFish
17 10 (0.69%) Confluence
Applications
1 107 (7.39%) MS Excel
2 51 (3.52%) MS Office
3 7 (0.48%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.21%) MS Project
5 2 (0.14%) GNU Octave
5 2 (0.14%) Simulink
6 1 (0.069%) HipChat
6 1 (0.069%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (0.41%) Magento
2 5 (0.35%) Temenos T24
3 3 (0.21%) AWD
3 3 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.14%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 136 (9.40%) Amazon AWS
2 61 (4.22%) Office 365
3 50 (3.46%) Microsoft Azure
4 40 (2.76%) SaaS
5 30 (2.07%) PaaS
6 18 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
7 16 (1.11%) Amazon S3
8 12 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
8 12 (0.83%) AWS CloudFormation
8 12 (0.83%) GitHub
8 12 (0.83%) IaaS
9 6 (0.41%) AWS Lambda
10 5 (0.35%) IBM Cloud
10 5 (0.35%) IBM SmartCloud
11 3 (0.21%) Amazon EMR
11 3 (0.21%) Amazon Glacier
11 3 (0.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 2 (0.14%) BIME
12 2 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
13 1 (0.069%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 165 (11.40%) Firewall
2 159 (10.99%) TCP/IP
3 126 (8.71%) DNS
4 97 (6.70%) VPN
5 77 (5.32%) LAN
5 77 (5.32%) Network Security
6 69 (4.77%) WAN
7 66 (4.56%) Internet
8 64 (4.42%) SAN
9 61 (4.22%) DHCP
10 47 (3.25%) Wireless
11 46 (3.18%) HTTP
12 44 (3.04%) NAS
13 41 (2.83%) VLAN
14 35 (2.42%) SSL
15 28 (1.94%) Wireshark
16 27 (1.87%) SSH
17 26 (1.80%) SMTP
18 25 (1.73%) IMAP
18 25 (1.73%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 171 (11.82%) MySQL
2 149 (10.30%) SQL Server
3 69 (4.77%) PostgreSQL
4 66 (4.56%) Relational Database
5 56 (3.87%) Oracle Database
6 38 (2.63%) RDBMS
7 36 (2.49%) Big Data
8 28 (1.94%) DB2
9 24 (1.66%) MongoDB
10 23 (1.59%) NoSQL
11 15 (1.04%) Redis
12 13 (0.90%) Hadoop
12 13 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
13 9 (0.62%) SQL Server 2005
14 8 (0.55%) Apache Hive
14 8 (0.55%) Crystal Reports
14 8 (0.55%) Data Mining
14 8 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
15 7 (0.48%) Oracle Database 10g
15 7 (0.48%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 119 (8.22%) Git (software)
2 69 (4.77%) JIRA
3 48 (3.32%) Subversion
4 43 (2.97%) Jenkins
5 36 (2.49%) Eclipse
6 17 (1.17%) IntelliJ
7 15 (1.04%) GitLab
7 15 (1.04%) Selenium
8 14 (0.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 13 (0.90%) Maven
10 12 (0.83%) JUnit
11 11 (0.76%) HP UFT
12 10 (0.69%) git-flow
12 10 (0.69%) Gradle
13 9 (0.62%) Mercurial
14 8 (0.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 6 (0.41%) Gerrit
15 6 (0.41%) PHPUnit
16 5 (0.35%) Rational Application Developer
16 5 (0.35%) SonarQube
General
1 192 (13.27%) Finance
2 76 (5.25%) Telecoms
3 50 (3.46%) Retail
4 47 (3.25%) Electronics
5 43 (2.97%) Banking
6 38 (2.63%) Automotive
7 28 (1.94%) Aerospace
8 25 (1.73%) Marketing
9 16 (1.11%) Manufacturing
10 14 (0.97%) Games
10 14 (0.97%) Publishing
11 11 (0.76%) Financial Institution
12 9 (0.62%) Front Office
13 7 (0.48%) Advertising
13 7 (0.48%) Military
13 7 (0.48%) Multimedia
14 6 (0.41%) Avionics
14 6 (0.41%) German Language
15 5 (0.35%) French Language
15 5 (0.35%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 318 (21.98%) Developer
2 171 (11.82%) Software Engineer
3 158 (10.92%) Linux Engineer
4 134 (9.26%) Support Engineer
5 110 (7.60%) Analyst
6 91 (6.29%) Architect
7 89 (6.15%) Systems Engineer
8 88 (6.08%) Administrator
9 85 (5.87%) Software Developer
10 77 (5.32%) DevOps Engineer
11 76 (5.25%) Graduate
12 73 (5.04%) Java Developer
13 69 (4.77%) C++ Developer
14 63 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
15 60 (4.15%) Embedded Engineer
16 57 (3.94%) C++ Software Engineer
16 57 (3.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 56 (3.87%) Junior
18 55 (3.80%) Applications Support
19 52 (3.59%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (8.15%) HTML
2 117 (8.09%) Web Services
3 99 (6.84%) CSS
4 96 (6.63%) .NET
5 71 (4.91%) Spring
6 68 (4.70%) XML
7 67 (4.63%) J2EE
8 60 (4.15%) Middleware
9 57 (3.94%) jQuery
10 54 (3.73%) LAMP
11 53 (3.66%) AngularJS
12 47 (3.25%) REST
13 39 (2.70%) Hibernate
14 35 (2.42%) HTML5
15 34 (2.35%) SOAP
16 32 (2.21%) ASP.NET
16 32 (2.21%) JSON
16 32 (2.21%) Symfony
17 31 (2.14%) J2SE
18 30 (2.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 215 (14.86%) Computer Science
2 123 (8.50%) Mathematics
3 83 (5.74%) Analytical Skills
4 77 (5.32%) Data Centre
5 70 (4.84%) Algorithms
6 67 (4.63%) Physics
7 56 (3.87%) Clustering
8 45 (3.11%) Management Information System
9 39 (2.70%) Replication
10 33 (2.28%) User Experience
11 31 (2.14%) Fintech
12 28 (1.94%) Blackberry
13 23 (1.59%) Biology
13 23 (1.59%) Device Driver
14 22 (1.52%) iPhone
15 21 (1.45%) PDA
16 20 (1.38%) iSeries
17 19 (1.31%) Embedded Systems
17 19 (1.31%) PKI
18 16 (1.11%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 522 (36.07%) Windows
2 355 (24.53%) Unix
3 164 (11.33%) Windows Server
4 127 (8.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 88 (6.08%) Solaris
6 69 (4.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 61 (4.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 51 (3.52%) Windows Server 2003
9 48 (3.32%) Android
10 45 (3.11%) CentOS
11 41 (2.83%) Windows 7
12 37 (2.56%) Debian
12 37 (2.56%) Oracle Linux
13 34 (2.35%) Ubuntu
14 27 (1.87%) AIX
14 27 (1.87%) Windows 8
15 26 (1.80%) Windows 10
16 25 (1.73%) Windows XP
17 23 (1.59%) Embedded Linux
18 21 (1.45%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 247 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
2 246 (17.00%) Software Engineering
3 154 (10.64%) DevOps
4 123 (8.50%) ITIL
5 101 (6.98%) Scrum
6 91 (6.29%) OO
7 88 (6.08%) Multithreading
8 87 (6.01%) Configuration Management
9 76 (5.25%) SDLC
10 75 (5.18%) Open Source
11 71 (4.91%) E-Commerce
12 68 (4.70%) High Availability
13 66 (4.56%) Mentoring
14 65 (4.49%) Continuous Integration
15 62 (4.28%) MVC
16 59 (4.08%) Web Development
17 53 (3.66%) Load Balancing
17 53 (3.66%) Service Delivery
18 47 (3.25%) Information Security
19 46 (3.18%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 403 (27.85%) Java
2 364 (25.16%) Python
3 310 (21.42%) SQL
4 291 (20.11%) C++
5 223 (15.41%) Perl
6 221 (15.27%) C
7 182 (12.58%) JavaScript
8 161 (11.13%) PHP
9 152 (10.50%) Bash Shell
10 115 (7.95%) C#
11 90 (6.22%) Shell Script
12 70 (4.84%) Ruby
13 61 (4.22%) PowerShell
14 34 (2.35%) Embedded C
15 27 (1.87%) PL/SQL
16 25 (1.73%) Embedded C++
17 18 (1.24%) VB.NET
18 13 (0.90%) Erlang
18 13 (0.90%) Scala
19 12 (0.83%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 354 (24.46%) Degree
2 52 (3.59%) PhD
3 43 (2.97%) Security Cleared
4 36 (2.49%) Cisco Certification
4 36 (2.49%) CISSP
5 33 (2.28%) CCNP
6 29 (2.00%) CCNA
6 29 (2.00%) CISM
7 28 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
8 27 (1.87%) CEH
9 25 (1.73%) SC Cleared
10 21 (1.45%) MCSE
11 15 (1.04%) SANS
12 14 (0.97%) CompTIA Security+
12 14 (0.97%) Security+ Certification
13 13 (0.90%) Postgraduate
14 11 (0.76%) RHCE
15 10 (0.69%) CISA
16 9 (0.62%) AWS Certification
16 9 (0.62%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (4.91%) QA
2 38 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 32 (2.21%) SLA
4 29 (2.00%) PCI DSS
5 11 (0.76%) WCAG
6 9 (0.62%) ISO 8583
7 8 (0.55%) ISO27002
8 6 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.069%) ECSS
9 1 (0.069%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.069%) MISRA
9 1 (0.069%) MISRA C
9 1 (0.069%) SEPA
System Software
1 166 (11.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 147 (10.16%) Active Directory
3 55 (3.80%) Hyper-V
4 50 (3.46%) vSphere
5 30 (2.07%) Oracle RAC
6 29 (2.00%) Docker
6 29 (2.00%) Virtual Machines
7 28 (1.94%) NFS
8 20 (1.38%) VMware ESX
9 18 (1.24%) Firmware
9 18 (1.24%) Terminal Services
10 13 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
11 9 (0.62%) Dovecot
11 9 (0.62%) Samba
12 8 (0.55%) Postfix
12 8 (0.55%) PowerHA
13 7 (0.48%) iptables
13 7 (0.48%) vCloud
13 7 (0.48%) XenApp
14 6 (0.41%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 120 (8.29%) Puppet
2 72 (4.98%) Opscode Chef
3 56 (3.87%) Ansible
4 22 (1.52%) Backup Exec
5 20 (1.38%) HAProxy
5 20 (1.38%) Nessus
6 18 (1.24%) Nagios
7 14 (0.97%) QRadar
7 14 (0.97%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 13 (0.90%) BMC PATROL
9 12 (0.83%) Data Guard
9 12 (0.83%) Salt
10 10 (0.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 10 (0.69%) SCCM
11 9 (0.62%) Oracle RMAN
12 8 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
12 8 (0.55%) Kibana
12 8 (0.55%) logstash
13 7 (0.48%) FortiGate
13 7 (0.48%) Graphite
Vendors
1 244 (16.86%) Oracle
2 222 (15.34%) Microsoft
3 215 (14.86%) VMware
4 126 (8.71%) Red Hat
5 109 (7.53%) Cisco
6 55 (3.80%) IBM
7 53 (3.66%) HP
8 43 (2.97%) Citrix
9 40 (2.76%) NetApp
10 38 (2.63%) Sun
11 36 (2.49%) CheckPoint
12 28 (1.94%) Apple
12 28 (1.94%) F5
13 25 (1.73%) Veeam
14 22 (1.52%) Sybase
15 21 (1.45%) Draytek
15 21 (1.45%) Splunk
16 19 (1.31%) Juniper
17 18 (1.24%) EMC
18 16 (1.11%) Symantec
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Tec Partners
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Agentis Solution
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £22000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum, Shares, Pension + more!
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Best training, progression, pension,
Posted: 19 hours ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Great Base + PERKS
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £43000 - £48000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 23 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Pension, PHI, Flexible Working
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k DOE plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum Pension, Flexi, Career Progress, Sto
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k DoE plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £70K+ with top package + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
TELSTRA Associates
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent salary & benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £20000 - £27500 per annum + Fantastic Base+Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £48k DoE + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chelmsford, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 - 25,000
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k + excellent benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
X4 Group
Salary: £20k - 30k per year
Posted: 4 days ago