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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 16 17 17
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 757 819 993
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 11.62% 10.82% 11.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 45.96% 39.93% 39.00%
Number of salaries quoted 616 659 806
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,393 £30,000 £29,143
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +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
1647 2051 2546
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 25.28% 27.10% 29.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1394 1606 2113
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

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 30 May 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 30 May 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 +2 352 £45,000 +2.27% 59
Hertfordshire +6 199 £44,500 -1.11% 12
Essex +10 107 £44,000 +1.73% 5
Bedfordshire +33 58 £50,000 +7.52% 4
Suffolk -2 42 £40,000 +14.28% 6
Norfolk -4 15 £42,750 +0.58% 7
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 May 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.

1 620 (40.98%) Windows
2 435 (28.75%) Unix
3 381 (25.18%) Degree
4 361 (23.86%) Java
5 331 (21.88%) SQL
6 298 (19.70%) Python
7 283 (18.70%) C++
8 259 (17.12%) Oracle
9 256 (16.92%) Software Engineering
10 252 (16.66%) Agile Software Development
11 248 (16.39%) VMware
11 248 (16.39%) Microsoft
12 233 (15.40%) Perl
13 218 (14.41%) Firewall
14 216 (14.28%) C
15 210 (13.88%) TCP/IP
16 209 (13.81%) Computer Science
17 195 (12.89%) VMware Infrastructure
18 194 (12.82%) Windows Server
19 183 (12.10%) Finance
20 179 (11.83%) Apache
21 176 (11.63%) Cisco
22 174 (11.50%) JavaScript
23 173 (11.43%) SQL Server
24 171 (11.30%) DNS
25 165 (10.91%) MySQL
26 155 (10.24%) Bash Shell
27 151 (9.98%) DevOps
28 150 (9.91%) Active Directory
29 149 (9.85%) PHP

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
1 179 (11.83%) Apache
2 99 (6.54%) Tomcat
3 77 (5.09%) MS Exchange
4 70 (4.63%) JBoss
5 66 (4.36%) IIS
6 57 (3.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 53 (3.50%) Exchange Server 2010
8 46 (3.04%) Exchange Server 2013
9 44 (2.91%) WebSphere
10 40 (2.64%) Exchange Server 2007
11 37 (2.45%) WebLogic
12 30 (1.98%) WebSphere Application Server
13 29 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2003
14 16 (1.06%) Node.js
15 15 (0.99%) nginx
16 13 (0.86%) Apache ServiceMix
17 12 (0.79%) OpenStack
17 12 (0.79%) WordPress
18 11 (0.73%) OpenEdge
19 10 (0.66%) SharePoint
Applications
1 121 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 76 (5.02%) MS Office
3 6 (0.40%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.13%) MS Project
5 2 (0.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (0.59%) Magento
2 5 (0.33%) AWD
3 3 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.20%) Temenos T24
4 2 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.13%) Relativity
5 1 (0.066%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.066%) Maximo
5 1 (0.066%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 138 (9.12%) Amazon AWS
2 65 (4.30%) Office 365
3 58 (3.83%) SaaS
4 42 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
5 37 (2.45%) Microsoft Azure
6 28 (1.85%) AWS CloudFormation
7 25 (1.65%) PaaS
8 24 (1.59%) Amazon S3
9 16 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
10 11 (0.73%) GitHub
10 11 (0.73%) IaaS
11 7 (0.46%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 7 (0.46%) Google App Engine
11 7 (0.46%) Google Compute Engine
12 6 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
12 6 (0.40%) IBM SmartCloud
13 5 (0.33%) Amazon ELB
14 4 (0.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 3 (0.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 3 (0.20%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 218 (14.41%) Firewall
2 210 (13.88%) TCP/IP
3 171 (11.30%) DNS
4 109 (7.20%) VPN
5 101 (6.68%) SAN
6 88 (5.82%) DHCP
6 88 (5.82%) Internet
7 84 (5.55%) LAN
8 82 (5.42%) WAN
9 78 (5.16%) NAS
10 65 (4.30%) SSL
11 53 (3.50%) VLAN
12 46 (3.04%) Network Security
13 45 (2.97%) Wireless
14 42 (2.78%) HTTP
14 42 (2.78%) VoIP
15 36 (2.38%) SMTP
16 35 (2.31%) IMAP
17 32 (2.12%) DMZ
18 29 (1.92%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 173 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 165 (10.91%) MySQL
3 66 (4.36%) Oracle Database
4 58 (3.83%) Relational Database
5 43 (2.84%) PostgreSQL
6 38 (2.51%) RDBMS
7 31 (2.05%) Big Data
8 30 (1.98%) SQL Server 2005
9 29 (1.92%) DB2
9 29 (1.92%) NoSQL
10 20 (1.32%) Oracle Database 10g
11 19 (1.26%) Oracle Database 11g
12 18 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
13 16 (1.06%) Data Mining
14 15 (0.99%) Oracle Database 12c
15 12 (0.79%) Amazon RDS
16 11 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
17 10 (0.66%) MongoDB
17 10 (0.66%) MS Access
17 10 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 114 (7.53%) Git (software)
2 46 (3.04%) JIRA
3 37 (2.45%) Subversion
4 35 (2.31%) Eclipse
5 33 (2.18%) Jenkins
6 24 (1.59%) Selenium
7 19 (1.26%) IntelliJ
8 14 (0.93%) HP UFT
9 12 (0.79%) Mercurial
10 9 (0.59%) JUnit
10 9 (0.59%) Maven
10 9 (0.59%) Rational Application Developer
11 8 (0.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 7 (0.46%) Cucumber
13 5 (0.33%) Ant
13 5 (0.33%) Gradle
13 5 (0.33%) Grunt
13 5 (0.33%) LoadRunner
13 5 (0.33%) NetBeans
13 5 (0.33%) Vagrant
General
1 183 (12.10%) Finance
2 90 (5.95%) Telecoms
3 57 (3.77%) Retail
4 55 (3.64%) Banking
5 46 (3.04%) Electronics
6 38 (2.51%) Automotive
7 37 (2.45%) Games
8 33 (2.18%) Marketing
9 22 (1.45%) Aerospace
10 20 (1.32%) French Language
10 20 (1.32%) German Language
10 20 (1.32%) Legal
11 19 (1.26%) Spanish Language
12 14 (0.93%) Publishing
13 12 (0.79%) Arabic Language
13 12 (0.79%) Manufacturing
13 12 (0.79%) Russian Language
14 10 (0.66%) Financial Institution
15 8 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
16 7 (0.46%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 320 (21.15%) Developer
2 168 (11.10%) Software Engineer
3 148 (9.78%) Support Engineer
4 113 (7.47%) Administrator
5 111 (7.34%) Linux Engineer
6 103 (6.81%) Analyst
7 101 (6.68%) Architect
8 92 (6.08%) DevOps Engineer
9 89 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
10 84 (5.55%) Systems Administrator
11 74 (4.89%) Java Developer
12 69 (4.56%) C++ Developer
13 67 (4.43%) Applications Support
13 67 (4.43%) C++ Software Engineer
14 62 (4.10%) Graduate
15 54 (3.57%) Embedded Engineer
16 53 (3.50%) Junior
17 52 (3.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 50 (3.30%) Linux Developer
19 49 (3.24%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (9.19%) HTML
2 124 (8.20%) CSS
3 101 (6.68%) Web Services
3 101 (6.68%) XML
4 85 (5.62%) .NET
5 82 (5.42%) LAMP
6 75 (4.96%) jQuery
7 59 (3.90%) AngularJS
7 59 (3.90%) J2EE
8 57 (3.77%) Middleware
9 49 (3.24%) Spring
10 47 (3.11%) REST
11 43 (2.84%) JSON
12 36 (2.38%) SOAP
13 34 (2.25%) HTML5
14 32 (2.12%) STL
15 29 (1.92%) MAPI
16 28 (1.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 26 (1.72%) Django
17 26 (1.72%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 209 (13.81%) Computer Science
2 104 (6.87%) Mathematics
3 93 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
4 73 (4.82%) Data Centre
5 72 (4.76%) Replication
6 62 (4.10%) Clustering
7 57 (3.77%) Blackberry
8 56 (3.70%) Physics
9 55 (3.64%) Algorithms
10 43 (2.84%) Management Information System
11 34 (2.25%) iPhone
12 33 (2.18%) PKI
13 29 (1.92%) PDA
14 28 (1.85%) Fintech
14 28 (1.85%) Hybrid Cloud
15 24 (1.59%) Client/Server
16 22 (1.45%) Device Driver
17 21 (1.39%) Biology
17 21 (1.39%) Life Science
18 20 (1.32%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 620 (40.98%) Windows
2 435 (28.75%) Unix
3 194 (12.82%) Windows Server
4 123 (8.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 92 (6.08%) Android
6 86 (5.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 79 (5.22%) Solaris
8 56 (3.70%) Windows 7
9 51 (3.37%) Windows Server 2003
10 49 (3.24%) Windows Server 2012
11 43 (2.84%) CentOS
12 42 (2.78%) AIX
13 41 (2.71%) Windows 10
13 41 (2.71%) Windows 8
14 35 (2.31%) Windows XP
15 32 (2.12%) Apple iOS
16 30 (1.98%) Ubuntu
17 29 (1.92%) Windows Vista
18 28 (1.85%) Oracle Linux
19 26 (1.72%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 256 (16.92%) Software Engineering
2 252 (16.66%) Agile Software Development
3 151 (9.98%) DevOps
4 142 (9.39%) ITIL
5 103 (6.81%) Multithreading
6 88 (5.82%) OO
7 86 (5.68%) Configuration Management
8 80 (5.29%) Scrum
9 78 (5.16%) High Availability
9 78 (5.16%) Mentoring
10 74 (4.89%) E-Commerce
11 64 (4.23%) MVC
12 63 (4.16%) Project Management
13 61 (4.03%) Open Source
13 61 (4.03%) TDD
14 60 (3.97%) SDLC
14 60 (3.97%) Web Development
15 57 (3.77%) Information Security
16 55 (3.64%) Continuous Integration
17 54 (3.57%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 361 (23.86%) Java
2 331 (21.88%) SQL
3 298 (19.70%) Python
4 283 (18.70%) C++
5 233 (15.40%) Perl
6 216 (14.28%) C
7 174 (11.50%) JavaScript
8 155 (10.24%) Bash Shell
9 149 (9.85%) PHP
10 85 (5.62%) Shell Script
11 84 (5.55%) C#
12 70 (4.63%) PowerShell
13 62 (4.10%) Ruby
14 49 (3.24%) Embedded C
15 45 (2.97%) PL/SQL
16 27 (1.78%) Embedded C++
17 19 (1.26%) VB
18 15 (0.99%) Scala
19 14 (0.93%) VBA
20 13 (0.86%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 381 (25.18%) Degree
2 58 (3.83%) Cisco Certification
3 54 (3.57%) CCNP
4 44 (2.91%) Microsoft Certification
5 42 (2.78%) PhD
5 42 (2.78%) Security Cleared
6 41 (2.71%) CCNA
7 36 (2.38%) MCSE
8 31 (2.05%) CISSP
9 27 (1.78%) SC Cleared
10 23 (1.52%) CISM
11 20 (1.32%) CEH
12 18 (1.19%) RHCE
13 17 (1.12%) Sun Certification
14 16 (1.06%) SANS
15 15 (0.99%) AWS Certification
15 15 (0.99%) MCP
16 14 (0.93%) MCSA
16 14 (0.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 10 (0.66%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (4.96%) SLA
2 58 (3.83%) QA
3 47 (3.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 25 (1.65%) PCI DSS
5 12 (0.79%) ISO 8583
6 11 (0.73%) HIPAA
7 10 (0.66%) ISO27002
8 6 (0.40%) WCAG
9 3 (0.20%) ISO20022
10 2 (0.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 1 (0.066%) COBIT
11 1 (0.066%) FIPS 140-2
11 1 (0.066%) JTAG
11 1 (0.066%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 195 (12.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 150 (9.91%) Active Directory
3 70 (4.63%) Hyper-V
4 53 (3.50%) vSphere
5 45 (2.97%) Xen
6 37 (2.45%) Docker
7 32 (2.12%) VMware ESXi
8 28 (1.85%) Terminal Services
9 27 (1.78%) NFS
10 26 (1.72%) Oracle RAC
11 18 (1.19%) Postfix
12 16 (1.06%) Sendmail
12 16 (1.06%) VMware ESX
13 13 (0.86%) Firmware
14 11 (0.73%) iptables
14 11 (0.73%) XenApp
15 10 (0.66%) KVM
15 10 (0.66%) qmail
16 9 (0.59%) VirtualBox
17 8 (0.53%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 116 (7.67%) Puppet
2 83 (5.49%) Opscode Chef
3 39 (2.58%) Ansible
4 29 (1.92%) Backup Exec
5 22 (1.45%) Nessus
6 15 (0.99%) Data Guard
7 13 (0.86%) QRadar
7 13 (0.86%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 12 (0.79%) Nagios
8 12 (0.79%) WSUS
9 10 (0.66%) FortiGate
9 10 (0.66%) Plesk
10 9 (0.59%) Cacti
10 9 (0.59%) Salt
10 9 (0.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 8 (0.53%) SCCM
12 7 (0.46%) BMC PATROL
12 7 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
12 7 (0.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 7 (0.46%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 259 (17.12%) Oracle
2 248 (16.39%) Microsoft
2 248 (16.39%) VMware
3 176 (11.63%) Cisco
4 129 (8.53%) Red Hat
5 75 (4.96%) HP
6 72 (4.76%) Apple
7 66 (4.36%) IBM
8 54 (3.57%) Juniper
9 53 (3.50%) Citrix
10 48 (3.17%) CheckPoint
11 43 (2.84%) F5
11 43 (2.84%) Sun
12 36 (2.38%) NetApp
13 30 (1.98%) Draytek
14 29 (1.92%) SonicWALL
15 28 (1.85%) Fujitsu
16 25 (1.65%) Blue Coat
17 23 (1.52%) Dell
17 23 (1.52%) Splunk
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