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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 18 17 17
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 762 734 997
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 10.47% 11.19% 11.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 39.42% 38.92% 40.10%
Number of salaries quoted 602 568 837
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.56%
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
1933 1886 2486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 26.56% 28.75% 29.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1578 1574 2104
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,450 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -2 317 £45,000 +12.50% 101
Hertfordshire -7 227 £44,000 +1.14% 36
Essex +14 104 £45,000 -10.00% 18
Suffolk -9 44 £35,000 -22.22% 5
Bedfordshire +6 43 £46,500 +11.37% 7
Norfolk +4 28 £32,500 -27.77% 2
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 589 (37.78%) Windows
2 560 (35.92%) UNIX
3 494 (31.69%) SQL
4 492 (31.56%) Java
5 384 (24.63%) Software Engineering
6 376 (24.12%) Oracle
7 359 (23.03%) Degree
8 354 (22.71%) Python
9 344 (22.07%) C
10 303 (19.44%) C++
11 263 (16.87%) Microsoft
12 261 (16.74%) Finance
13 257 (16.48%) JavaScript
14 253 (16.23%) MySQL
15 252 (16.16%) Perl
16 218 (13.98%) HTML
17 217 (13.92%) Computer Science
18 210 (13.47%) Agile Software Development
19 191 (12.25%) ITIL
20 190 (12.19%) SQL Server
21 187 (11.99%) VMware
22 173 (11.10%) Tomcat
23 172 (11.03%) Shell Script
24 171 (10.97%) Solaris
25 158 (10.13%) J2EE
26 156 (10.01%) PHP
27 153 (9.81%) Apache
28 152 (9.75%) OO
29 146 (9.36%) CSS
30 143 (9.17%) C#

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 173 (11.10%) Tomcat
2 153 (9.81%) Apache
3 113 (7.25%) IIS
4 75 (4.81%) WebSphere
5 69 (4.43%) WebLogic
5 69 (4.43%) JBoss
6 55 (3.53%) MS Exchange
7 47 (3.01%) WebSphere Application Server
8 39 (2.50%) OpenStack
9 38 (2.44%) SharePoint
10 29 (1.86%) MQSeries
11 26 (1.67%) GlassFish
12 24 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
12 24 (1.54%) IBM HTTP Server
13 23 (1.48%) Lync
14 20 (1.28%) Drupal
15 18 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2013
16 17 (1.09%) CMS
17 16 (1.03%) WordPress
18 15 (0.96%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 107 (6.86%) MS Excel
2 88 (5.64%) MS Office
3 11 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (0.51%) Simulink
5 4 (0.26%) Mathematica
6 2 (0.13%) Mingle
6 2 (0.13%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.064%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.064%) S-PLUS
7 1 (0.064%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 15 (0.96%) Agresso
1 15 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (0.58%) AWD
4 8 (0.51%) RiskWrite
5 7 (0.45%) Oracle BPM
5 7 (0.45%) Magento
6 3 (0.19%) Maximo
6 3 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.19%) CA Clarity
6 3 (0.19%) SAP Business One
6 3 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.13%) Oracle 11i
8 1 (0.064%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 66 (4.23%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (2.12%) Cloud Computing
3 27 (1.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (1.73%) SaaS
4 22 (1.41%) Google Cloud Platform
5 18 (1.15%) PaaS
6 15 (0.96%) IBM SmartCloud
7 14 (0.90%) IaaS
8 8 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
9 7 (0.45%) Google Compute Engine
10 6 (0.38%) Office 365
11 4 (0.26%) GitHub
12 3 (0.19%) Google App Engine
13 2 (0.13%) Heroku
14 1 (0.064%) Amazon S3
14 1 (0.064%) Google Apps
14 1 (0.064%) Amazon SQS
14 1 (0.064%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 143 (9.17%) SAN
2 135 (8.66%) Firewall
3 129 (8.27%) TCP/IP
4 123 (7.89%) Internet
5 121 (7.76%) DNS
6 97 (6.22%) HTTP
7 72 (4.62%) Wireless
8 60 (3.85%) VPN
9 52 (3.34%) DHCP
10 50 (3.21%) FTP
10 50 (3.21%) VoIP
11 45 (2.89%) WAN
12 40 (2.57%) NAS
13 39 (2.50%) LAN
14 29 (1.86%) SNMP
15 28 (1.80%) iSCSI
16 27 (1.73%) Ethernet
17 25 (1.60%) SSH
18 23 (1.48%) ZigBee
19 22 (1.41%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 253 (16.23%) MySQL
2 190 (12.19%) SQL Server
3 122 (7.83%) Relational Database
4 94 (6.03%) Oracle Database
5 78 (5.00%) RDBMS
6 67 (4.30%) NoSQL
7 54 (3.46%) PostgreSQL
8 52 (3.34%) DB2
9 36 (2.31%) Oracle Database 11g
10 33 (2.12%) MongoDB
11 25 (1.60%) Big Data
12 17 (1.09%) MS Access
13 14 (0.90%) Apache Cassandra
13 14 (0.90%) Oracle Database 10g
14 11 (0.71%) Oracle9i Database
14 11 (0.71%) Hadoop
15 9 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
16 8 (0.51%) BigTable
17 7 (0.45%) Firebird
17 7 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 113 (7.25%) Git (software)
2 77 (4.94%) Subversion
3 62 (3.98%) Maven
4 59 (3.78%) Jenkins
5 39 (2.50%) JIRA
6 38 (2.44%) Eclipse
7 36 (2.31%) JUnit
8 35 (2.25%) Ant
9 26 (1.67%) GCC
10 24 (1.54%) Toad
11 21 (1.35%) Visual Studio
12 17 (1.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 15 (0.96%) Hudson
14 13 (0.83%) Bugzilla
14 13 (0.83%) Mockito
14 13 (0.83%) Rational Application Developer
15 12 (0.77%) SoapUI
15 12 (0.77%) LLVM
16 11 (0.71%) Mercurial
16 11 (0.71%) TeamCity
General
1 261 (16.74%) Finance
2 104 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 90 (5.77%) Retail
4 59 (3.78%) Banking
5 41 (2.63%) Games
6 39 (2.50%) Manufacturing
7 26 (1.67%) Marketing
8 22 (1.41%) Automotive
9 21 (1.35%) Electronics
10 17 (1.09%) Financial Institution
10 17 (1.09%) Billing
11 14 (0.90%) Legal
12 13 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
13 12 (0.77%) Law
14 9 (0.58%) Publishing
15 8 (0.51%) Military
16 6 (0.38%) French Language
17 5 (0.32%) Avionics
17 5 (0.32%) Online Betting
17 5 (0.32%) German Language
Job Titles
1 346 (22.19%) Developer
2 294 (18.86%) Software Engineer
3 187 (11.99%) Analyst
4 140 (8.98%) Support Analyst
5 134 (8.60%) Administrator
6 109 (6.99%) Java Developer
7 106 (6.80%) Systems Administrator
7 106 (6.80%) Software Developer
8 81 (5.20%) Senior Developer
9 78 (5.00%) Applications Support
10 67 (4.30%) Support Engineer
11 65 (4.17%) Applications Support Analyst
12 61 (3.91%) Consultant
13 57 (3.66%) Architect
14 56 (3.59%) Test Engineer
15 54 (3.46%) Senior Software Engineer
15 54 (3.46%) Linux Engineer
16 53 (3.40%) Web Developer
17 52 (3.34%) Embedded Software Engineer
17 52 (3.34%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 218 (13.98%) HTML
2 158 (10.13%) J2EE
3 146 (9.36%) CSS
4 136 (8.72%) Web Services
5 133 (8.53%) XML
6 128 (8.21%) jQuery
7 100 (6.41%) .NET
8 76 (4.87%) Spring
9 75 (4.81%) Middleware
10 72 (4.62%) SOAP
11 60 (3.85%) HTML5
12 53 (3.40%) Hibernate
13 52 (3.34%) LAMP
14 48 (3.08%) JDBC
15 42 (2.69%) ASP.NET
15 42 (2.69%) Struts
16 41 (2.63%) JSON
17 39 (2.50%) JSP
18 38 (2.44%) Servlets
19 35 (2.25%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 217 (13.92%) Computer Science
2 127 (8.15%) Analytical Skills
3 87 (5.58%) Open Source
4 76 (4.87%) Device Driver
5 62 (3.98%) Algorithms
6 59 (3.78%) Mathematics
7 54 (3.46%) Management Information System
8 31 (1.99%) Clustering
8 31 (1.99%) Embedded Systems
9 27 (1.73%) PKI
10 25 (1.60%) Replication
11 20 (1.28%) Physics
12 18 (1.15%) User Experience
13 16 (1.03%) Wiki
13 16 (1.03%) Smart Meter
13 16 (1.03%) Client/Server
14 15 (0.96%) LIMS
14 15 (0.96%) iSeries
14 15 (0.96%) Statistics
15 14 (0.90%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 589 (37.78%) Windows
2 560 (35.92%) UNIX
3 171 (10.97%) Solaris
4 105 (6.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 88 (5.64%) AIX
6 82 (5.26%) Android
7 66 (4.23%) Embedded Linux
8 56 (3.59%) HPUX
9 48 (3.08%) Windows Server 2008
10 45 (2.89%) CentOS
11 44 (2.82%) Windows Server 2003
11 44 (2.82%) Apple iOS
12 42 (2.69%) Windows Server 2012
13 39 (2.50%) Debian
14 33 (2.12%) Windows 7
14 33 (2.12%) Ubuntu
15 22 (1.41%) Windows 8
16 17 (1.09%) Windows XP
17 10 (0.64%) Windows Phone
18 7 (0.45%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 384 (24.63%) Software Engineering
2 210 (13.47%) Agile Software Development
3 191 (12.25%) ITIL
4 152 (9.75%) OO
5 93 (5.97%) Web Development
6 92 (5.90%) E-Commerce
7 89 (5.71%) Multithreading
8 79 (5.07%) Disaster Recovery
9 78 (5.00%) Scrum
10 72 (4.62%) DevOps
11 71 (4.55%) MVC
12 70 (4.49%) Configuration Management
12 70 (4.49%) Performance Tuning
13 67 (4.30%) Mentoring
14 66 (4.23%) Continuous Integration
15 59 (3.78%) Automated Testing
16 58 (3.72%) Service Management
17 53 (3.40%) Test Scripting
18 49 (3.14%) Problem Management
19 48 (3.08%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 494 (31.69%) SQL
2 492 (31.56%) Java
3 354 (22.71%) Python
4 344 (22.07%) C
5 303 (19.44%) C++
6 257 (16.48%) JavaScript
7 252 (16.16%) Perl
8 172 (11.03%) Shell Script
9 156 (10.01%) PHP
10 143 (9.17%) C#
11 135 (8.66%) Bash Shell
12 83 (5.32%) PL/SQL
13 80 (5.13%) PowerShell
14 50 (3.21%) Ruby
15 48 (3.08%) Embedded C
16 21 (1.35%) T-SQL
16 21 (1.35%) XPath
17 20 (1.28%) MATLAB
18 19 (1.22%) Korn
19 17 (1.09%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 359 (23.03%) Degree
2 37 (2.37%) Sun Certification
3 34 (2.18%) Security Cleared
4 25 (1.60%) ITIL Certification
5 24 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
6 20 (1.28%) MCSE
7 16 (1.03%) SC Cleared
8 15 (0.96%) ISEB
8 15 (0.96%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 14 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (0.83%) CCNA
11 12 (0.77%) CISSP
12 11 (0.71%) CCNP
12 11 (0.71%) PhD
12 11 (0.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 10 (0.64%) ISTQB
14 9 (0.58%) MCSA
15 8 (0.51%) RHCE
15 8 (0.51%) A+ Certification
16 7 (0.45%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (5.26%) SLA
2 72 (4.62%) QA
3 16 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (0.58%) ISO 9001
5 7 (0.45%) IEC 61508
5 7 (0.45%) DO-178B
6 4 (0.26%) ISO 9000
7 3 (0.19%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.19%) JTAG
8 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 133 (8.53%) Active Directory
2 130 (8.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (2.57%) Hyper-V
4 39 (2.50%) vSphere
5 28 (1.80%) Firmware
6 27 (1.73%) VMware ESX
7 26 (1.67%) Xen
8 22 (1.41%) KVM
9 19 (1.22%) Oracle RAC
9 19 (1.22%) vCloud
10 18 (1.15%) Oracle RMAN
11 16 (1.03%) XenServer
12 13 (0.83%) NFS
13 12 (0.77%) QEMU
14 10 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
14 10 (0.64%) VirtualBox
15 9 (0.58%) VMware Server
16 8 (0.51%) Sendmail
16 8 (0.51%) Samba
17 7 (0.45%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 86 (5.52%) Puppet
2 60 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
3 40 (2.57%) Tivoli
4 25 (1.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 23 (1.48%) SCCM
6 22 (1.41%) Data Guard
7 21 (1.35%) SCOM
8 19 (1.22%) Ansible
9 13 (0.83%) Nagios
9 13 (0.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 11 (0.71%) Cacti
10 11 (0.71%) Opsview
11 8 (0.51%) ZABBIX
12 7 (0.45%) WSUS
13 5 (0.32%) Control-M
13 5 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 5 (0.32%) OPNET
13 5 (0.32%) Vagrant
14 4 (0.26%) CFEngine
14 4 (0.26%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 376 (24.12%) Oracle
2 263 (16.87%) Microsoft
3 187 (11.99%) VMware
4 133 (8.53%) Red Hat
5 109 (6.99%) IBM
6 96 (6.16%) Cisco
7 77 (4.94%) HP
8 66 (4.23%) Sun
9 64 (4.11%) Citrix
10 56 (3.59%) NetApp
11 34 (2.18%) SAP
12 29 (1.86%) Google
13 25 (1.60%) EMC
14 22 (1.41%) F5
14 22 (1.41%) Sybase
15 20 (1.28%) Dell
16 19 (1.22%) BMC
17 17 (1.09%) CheckPoint
18 15 (0.96%) Perforce
18 15 (0.96%) Zend
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £53,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: £55,000 to £65,000
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
Posted: 23 hours ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £30,000
Posted: 23 hours ago
Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits Share options+Healthcare+Pension+M
Posted: 23 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Royston, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35k-45k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brentwood, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Latcom Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k - 55k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Candidate Source
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, pension etc.
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £40000 - £57000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, pension, medical
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Top Benefits+ Prospects
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£45k plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + range of benefits
Posted: 2 days ago