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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 19 17 17
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 749 851 865
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 10.24% 11.03% 11.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 39.59% 38.21% 40.71%
Number of salaries quoted 605 678 742
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 £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,900
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
1892 2227 2125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 25.88% 28.87% 29.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1567 1830 1817
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 3 September 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 3 September 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 +1 295 £45,000 +5.88% 80
Hertfordshire 0 272 £45,000 - 27
Essex -11 74 £42,500 - 8
Bedfordshire +2 65 £45,000 +7.14% 3
Suffolk -22 24 £40,000 +14.28% 4
Norfolk +16 21 £24,500 -21.60% 1
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 692 (44.56%) Windows
2 454 (29.23%) UNIX
3 415 (26.72%) SQL
4 369 (23.76%) Java
5 366 (23.57%) Python
6 351 (22.60%) Oracle
7 308 (19.83%) Perl
8 306 (19.70%) C
9 296 (19.06%) C++
10 281 (18.09%) VMware
11 279 (17.97%) Degree
12 272 (17.51%) MySQL
13 250 (16.10%) Apache
14 238 (15.33%) Software Engineering
15 214 (13.78%) Microsoft
16 208 (13.39%) Finance
17 205 (13.20%) JavaScript
17 205 (13.20%) VMware Infrastructure
18 200 (12.88%) Bash Shell
18 200 (12.88%) Web Services
19 194 (12.49%) HTML
20 184 (11.85%) TCP/IP
21 179 (11.53%) Agile Software Development
22 177 (11.40%) ITIL
23 176 (11.33%) Tomcat
24 172 (11.08%) Firewall
25 170 (10.95%) SQL Server
26 166 (10.69%) Red Hat
27 162 (10.43%) Shell Script
28 161 (10.37%) Amazon AWS

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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
1 250 (16.10%) Apache
2 176 (11.33%) Tomcat
3 112 (7.21%) IIS
4 72 (4.64%) MS Exchange
5 66 (4.25%) WebSphere
6 52 (3.35%) JBoss
7 48 (3.09%) WebSphere Application Server
8 32 (2.06%) Apache ServiceMix
9 30 (1.93%) nginx
10 29 (1.87%) WebLogic
11 25 (1.61%) CMS
12 23 (1.48%) GlassFish
12 23 (1.48%) Oracle Application Server
13 22 (1.42%) SharePoint
14 20 (1.29%) OpenStack
15 19 (1.22%) Zope
16 18 (1.16%) Plone
17 16 (1.03%) Node.js
18 15 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
19 14 (0.90%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 87 (5.60%) MS Excel
2 74 (4.76%) MS Office
3 12 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.26%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.064%) MS Project
5 1 (0.064%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.064%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.064%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 17 (1.09%) AWD
2 10 (0.64%) Magento
2 10 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.32%) Maximo
3 5 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.13%) Tridion
6 1 (0.064%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.064%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.064%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.064%) ResourceLink
6 1 (0.064%) GoldMine
6 1 (0.064%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 1 (0.064%) CA PPM
6 1 (0.064%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 161 (10.37%) Amazon AWS
2 55 (3.54%) Office 365
3 35 (2.25%) Cloud Computing
4 29 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
5 26 (1.67%) Google Cloud Platform
6 21 (1.35%) IaaS
6 21 (1.35%) SaaS
7 19 (1.22%) PaaS
7 19 (1.22%) AWS CloudFormation
8 8 (0.52%) Google App Engine
8 8 (0.52%) Google Compute Engine
9 7 (0.45%) IBM SmartCloud
10 5 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (0.26%) Google Apps
11 4 (0.26%) Firebase
12 3 (0.19%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 3 (0.19%) Dropbox
13 2 (0.13%) GitHub
13 2 (0.13%) HP Helion
14 1 (0.064%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 184 (11.85%) TCP/IP
2 172 (11.08%) Firewall
3 156 (10.05%) DNS
4 123 (7.92%) SAN
5 94 (6.05%) DHCP
6 80 (5.15%) HTTP
7 65 (4.19%) Internet
8 59 (3.80%) WAN
8 59 (3.80%) LAN
9 52 (3.35%) VPN
10 45 (2.90%) VoIP
11 41 (2.64%) NAS
12 37 (2.38%) SSL
13 31 (2.00%) Wireless
14 30 (1.93%) FTP
15 29 (1.87%) SMTP
16 28 (1.80%) LDAP
17 24 (1.55%) Ethernet
18 23 (1.48%) SSH
19 17 (1.09%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 272 (17.51%) MySQL
2 170 (10.95%) SQL Server
3 100 (6.44%) Relational Database
4 81 (5.22%) PostgreSQL
5 66 (4.25%) RDBMS
6 62 (3.99%) Oracle Database
7 49 (3.16%) NoSQL
8 46 (2.96%) Oracle Database 11g
9 43 (2.77%) DB2
10 32 (2.06%) Big Data
11 28 (1.80%) MongoDB
12 22 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
13 19 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
14 17 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
15 15 (0.97%) Informix
16 14 (0.90%) Oracle9i Database
17 13 (0.84%) Hadoop
18 9 (0.58%) MS Access
18 9 (0.58%) MariaDB
19 8 (0.52%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 119 (7.66%) Git (software)
2 95 (6.12%) Subversion
3 67 (4.31%) Jenkins
4 41 (2.64%) Eclipse
5 38 (2.45%) JIRA
6 28 (1.80%) JUnit
7 20 (1.29%) Visual Studio
8 18 (1.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 17 (1.09%) Rational Application Developer
10 16 (1.03%) Selenium
11 15 (0.97%) Maven
12 13 (0.84%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
12 13 (0.84%) GCC
13 12 (0.77%) gulp
14 9 (0.58%) Mockito
14 9 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
15 7 (0.45%) Bugzilla
15 7 (0.45%) Ant
15 7 (0.45%) HP UFT
15 7 (0.45%) Mercurial
General
1 208 (13.39%) Finance
2 77 (4.96%) Telecoms
3 65 (4.19%) Banking
4 47 (3.03%) Marketing
5 40 (2.58%) Games
6 31 (2.00%) Retail
7 30 (1.93%) Automotive
8 22 (1.42%) Electronics
9 19 (1.22%) Manufacturing
10 14 (0.90%) Online Betting
11 11 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
12 9 (0.58%) Billing
13 7 (0.45%) Russian Language
13 7 (0.45%) Arabic Language
14 5 (0.32%) Legal
15 4 (0.26%) Law
16 3 (0.19%) Publishing
17 2 (0.13%) Military
17 2 (0.13%) Aerospace
18 1 (0.064%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 403 (25.95%) Developer
2 207 (13.33%) Administrator
3 188 (12.11%) Software Engineer
4 136 (8.76%) Systems Administrator
5 105 (6.76%) Support Engineer
6 103 (6.63%) Analyst
7 93 (5.99%) Java Developer
8 92 (5.92%) Linux Administrator
9 88 (5.67%) Software Developer
10 77 (4.96%) Linux Engineer
11 75 (4.83%) Senior Developer
12 71 (4.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 70 (4.51%) Support Analyst
13 70 (4.51%) UNIX Administrator
14 66 (4.25%) PHP Developer
15 65 (4.19%) Architect
16 62 (3.99%) DevOps Engineer
17 57 (3.67%) Consultant
18 54 (3.48%) Programmer
19 50 (3.22%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 200 (12.88%) Web Services
2 194 (12.49%) HTML
3 141 (9.08%) CSS
4 125 (8.05%) XML
5 97 (6.25%) .NET
6 79 (5.09%) SOAP
7 72 (4.64%) REST
8 70 (4.51%) Spring
9 67 (4.31%) J2EE
10 53 (3.41%) jQuery
11 43 (2.77%) Laravel
12 42 (2.70%) LAMP
13 41 (2.64%) HTML5
14 40 (2.58%) Hibernate
15 39 (2.51%) JSP
16 38 (2.45%) Middleware
16 38 (2.45%) Symfony
17 35 (2.25%) Qt
18 32 (2.06%) Ajax
18 32 (2.06%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 157 (10.11%) Computer Science
2 111 (7.15%) Analytical Skills
3 75 (4.83%) Data Centre
4 52 (3.35%) Mathematics
5 44 (2.83%) Clustering
6 36 (2.32%) Management Information System
7 35 (2.25%) Device Driver
8 34 (2.19%) Replication
9 33 (2.12%) iSeries
9 33 (2.12%) User Experience
10 30 (1.93%) Chemistry
11 23 (1.48%) Physics
12 20 (1.29%) Internet of Things
13 18 (1.16%) Visualisation
13 18 (1.16%) Embedded Systems
14 17 (1.09%) Handset
15 15 (0.97%) Blackberry
15 15 (0.97%) IVR
16 14 (0.90%) Statistics
16 14 (0.90%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 692 (44.56%) Windows
2 454 (29.23%) UNIX
3 147 (9.47%) Solaris
4 126 (8.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 112 (7.21%) AIX
6 106 (6.83%) Android
7 93 (5.99%) Apple iOS
8 73 (4.70%) Windows Server 2008
9 64 (4.12%) Windows Server 2012
10 61 (3.93%) Embedded Linux
11 58 (3.73%) CentOS
12 57 (3.67%) Debian
13 50 (3.22%) Mac OS X
14 48 (3.09%) Windows Server 2003
15 46 (2.96%) HPUX
16 31 (2.00%) Ubuntu
17 22 (1.42%) Windows XP
18 21 (1.35%) Windows 7
19 18 (1.16%) Windows 8
20 16 (1.03%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 238 (15.33%) Software Engineering
2 179 (11.53%) Agile Software Development
3 177 (11.40%) ITIL
4 119 (7.66%) DevOps
5 114 (7.34%) Configuration Management
6 79 (5.09%) MVC
7 77 (4.96%) Continuous Integration
8 76 (4.89%) TDD
9 74 (4.76%) OO
9 74 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
10 70 (4.51%) E-Commerce
10 70 (4.51%) Capacity Planning
11 67 (4.31%) Mentoring
12 66 (4.25%) Open Source
13 64 (4.12%) Scrum
14 62 (3.99%) Automated Testing
14 62 (3.99%) Web Development
15 57 (3.67%) Disaster Recovery
16 49 (3.16%) SDLC
17 48 (3.09%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 415 (26.72%) SQL
2 369 (23.76%) Java
3 366 (23.57%) Python
4 308 (19.83%) Perl
5 306 (19.70%) C
6 296 (19.06%) C++
7 205 (13.20%) JavaScript
8 200 (12.88%) Bash Shell
9 162 (10.43%) Shell Script
10 160 (10.30%) PHP
11 92 (5.92%) C#
12 69 (4.44%) PowerShell
13 48 (3.09%) Embedded C
14 39 (2.51%) Ruby
15 37 (2.38%) Korn
16 36 (2.32%) AWK
16 36 (2.32%) C-shell
17 32 (2.06%) Embedded C++
18 21 (1.35%) PHP5
19 20 (1.29%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 279 (17.97%) Degree
2 47 (3.03%) Security Cleared
3 40 (2.58%) Microsoft Certification
4 36 (2.32%) CCNA
4 36 (2.32%) Cisco Certification
5 33 (2.12%) MCSE
6 31 (2.00%) PhD
7 19 (1.22%) SC Cleared
8 18 (1.16%) RHCE
9 15 (0.97%) CCNP
10 13 (0.84%) Sun Certification
11 12 (0.77%) LPIC
12 11 (0.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 10 (0.64%) ISEB
13 10 (0.64%) CISSP
14 9 (0.58%) MCSA
14 9 (0.58%) ISTQB
14 9 (0.58%) RHCA
15 8 (0.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 8 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (5.47%) QA
2 47 (3.03%) SLA
3 30 (1.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 12 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.45%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.45%) JTAG
6 5 (0.32%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.13%) COBIT
8 1 (0.064%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 205 (13.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 127 (8.18%) Active Directory
3 70 (4.51%) vSphere
4 43 (2.77%) Hyper-V
5 41 (2.64%) Oracle RAC
5 41 (2.64%) VMware ESX
6 37 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
7 34 (2.19%) Firmware
8 30 (1.93%) Terminal Services
9 29 (1.87%) iptables
10 26 (1.67%) NFS
11 25 (1.61%) Samba
12 17 (1.09%) VMware Workstation
13 16 (1.03%) Varnish
14 15 (0.97%) vCloud
14 15 (0.97%) Postfix
15 14 (0.90%) Docker
16 11 (0.71%) KVM
17 10 (0.64%) qmail
18 9 (0.58%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 93 (5.99%) Puppet
2 71 (4.57%) Opscode Chef
3 41 (2.64%) Data Guard
4 37 (2.38%) Oracle RMAN
5 30 (1.93%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 30 (1.93%) Nagios
6 19 (1.22%) Ansible
7 17 (1.09%) Tivoli
8 16 (1.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 13 (0.84%) SCCM
10 11 (0.71%) Nessus
11 10 (0.64%) BMC PATROL
11 10 (0.64%) HAProxy
11 10 (0.64%) vMotion
12 9 (0.58%) Backup Exec
13 8 (0.52%) systemd
14 7 (0.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 7 (0.45%) Cacti
15 6 (0.39%) cPanel
16 5 (0.32%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 351 (22.60%) Oracle
2 281 (18.09%) VMware
3 214 (13.78%) Microsoft
4 166 (10.69%) Red Hat
5 105 (6.76%) IBM
6 88 (5.67%) Cisco
7 60 (3.86%) HP
8 56 (3.61%) CheckPoint
9 51 (3.28%) Citrix
10 43 (2.77%) NetApp
11 41 (2.64%) F5
12 36 (2.32%) Juniper
13 35 (2.25%) Google
14 32 (2.06%) Zend
15 27 (1.74%) Sun
16 26 (1.67%) BMC
17 22 (1.42%) Blue Coat
18 18 (1.16%) MKS
19 17 (1.09%) Perforce
19 17 (1.09%) Intel
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