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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 18 17 17
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 790 869 914
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 10.38% 10.75% 11.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 39.17% 37.85% 38.71%
Number of salaries quoted 614 701 749
Average salary £42,500 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.29% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
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
2017 2296 2361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 26.50% 28.41% 30.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1573 1888 2014
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 0 317 £43,900 +0.91% 93
Hertfordshire -3 257 £45,000 - 40
Essex -10 82 £37,500 -14.28% 21
Suffolk +7 63 £34,000 -15.00% 12
Bedfordshire -5 44 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Norfolk +16 31 £35,000 +27.27% 2
Linux
England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 6 July 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.

1 758 (46.50%) Windows
2 496 (30.43%) SQL
3 446 (27.36%) UNIX
4 416 (25.52%) Java
5 363 (22.27%) Python
6 337 (20.67%) Oracle
7 332 (20.37%) MySQL
8 324 (19.88%) C++
9 322 (19.75%) C
10 313 (19.20%) Degree
11 312 (19.14%) Perl
12 291 (17.85%) VMware
13 265 (16.26%) JavaScript
14 261 (16.01%) Software Engineering
15 250 (15.34%) Apache
16 241 (14.79%) Microsoft
17 229 (14.05%) HTML
18 220 (13.50%) ITIL
19 218 (13.37%) VMware Infrastructure
20 212 (13.01%) Finance
21 211 (12.94%) Web Services
22 206 (12.64%) Agile Software Development
23 202 (12.39%) SQL Server
24 198 (12.15%) PHP
25 194 (11.90%) Tomcat
26 183 (11.23%) Bash Shell
27 182 (11.17%) Firewall
28 174 (10.67%) DNS
29 170 (10.43%) Computer Science
30 169 (10.37%) TCP/IP

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

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 (15.34%) Apache
2 194 (11.90%) Tomcat
3 116 (7.12%) IIS
4 92 (5.64%) MS Exchange
5 80 (4.91%) WebSphere
6 69 (4.23%) JBoss
7 52 (3.19%) WebLogic
8 48 (2.94%) WebSphere Application Server
9 39 (2.39%) OpenStack
10 35 (2.15%) CMS
11 31 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2010
12 28 (1.72%) nginx
13 24 (1.47%) Zope
14 23 (1.41%) Plone
14 23 (1.41%) SharePoint
15 21 (1.29%) Apache ServiceMix
16 20 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
16 20 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2007
17 19 (1.17%) GlassFish
17 19 (1.17%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 112 (6.87%) MS Excel
2 81 (4.97%) MS Office
3 18 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.37%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.31%) Final Cut Pro
5 5 (0.31%) Mingle
6 3 (0.18%) Mathematica
6 3 (0.18%) MS Project
6 3 (0.18%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.061%) Simulink
7 1 (0.061%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 16 (0.98%) Magento
2 15 (0.92%) AWD
3 8 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.43%) Maximo
5 5 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (0.31%) Tridion
5 5 (0.31%) SAP Business One
5 5 (0.31%) CA PPM
6 2 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.061%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.061%) RiskWrite
7 1 (0.061%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.061%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 1 (0.061%) SAP R/3
7 1 (0.061%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 158 (9.69%) Amazon AWS
2 59 (3.62%) Office 365
3 39 (2.39%) Cloud Computing
4 38 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 34 (2.09%) SaaS
6 24 (1.47%) PaaS
6 24 (1.47%) AWS CloudFormation
7 19 (1.17%) IaaS
8 13 (0.80%) IBM SmartCloud
9 11 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
10 9 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
11 7 (0.43%) GitHub
12 6 (0.37%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 5 (0.31%) Sage Pay
14 4 (0.25%) Dropbox
14 4 (0.25%) Google Apps
15 2 (0.12%) HP Helion
15 2 (0.12%) Heroku
16 1 (0.061%) Amazon S3
16 1 (0.061%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 182 (11.17%) Firewall
2 174 (10.67%) DNS
3 169 (10.37%) TCP/IP
4 138 (8.47%) SAN
5 101 (6.20%) DHCP
6 90 (5.52%) HTTP
7 87 (5.34%) Internet
8 55 (3.37%) VPN
8 55 (3.37%) LAN
9 53 (3.25%) WAN
10 51 (3.13%) VoIP
11 45 (2.76%) Wireless
12 40 (2.45%) SMTP
13 37 (2.27%) SSL
14 35 (2.15%) NAS
15 29 (1.78%) LDAP
16 26 (1.60%) VLAN
17 18 (1.10%) Ethernet
17 18 (1.10%) FTP
18 17 (1.04%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 332 (20.37%) MySQL
2 202 (12.39%) SQL Server
3 102 (6.26%) Relational Database
4 81 (4.97%) PostgreSQL
5 52 (3.19%) NoSQL
5 52 (3.19%) Oracle Database
6 49 (3.01%) RDBMS
7 45 (2.76%) DB2
8 28 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
8 28 (1.72%) MongoDB
9 21 (1.29%) SQL Server 2005
10 20 (1.23%) Big Data
10 20 (1.23%) MS Access
11 17 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
11 17 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
12 14 (0.86%) MariaDB
13 13 (0.80%) Firebird
14 12 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
15 11 (0.67%) Informix
16 10 (0.61%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 106 (6.50%) Git (software)
2 97 (5.95%) Subversion
3 54 (3.31%) Jenkins
4 34 (2.09%) JIRA
4 34 (2.09%) Eclipse
5 32 (1.96%) Visual Studio
6 30 (1.84%) JUnit
7 23 (1.41%) Selenium
8 20 (1.23%) GCC
9 18 (1.10%) Maven
10 15 (0.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 15 (0.92%) Bugzilla
10 15 (0.92%) Rational Application Developer
11 14 (0.86%) Mockito
12 11 (0.67%) gulp
12 11 (0.67%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
12 11 (0.67%) Mercurial
13 10 (0.61%) MSTest
13 10 (0.61%) TeamCity
13 10 (0.61%) Hudson
General
1 212 (13.01%) Finance
2 98 (6.01%) Telecoms
3 50 (3.07%) Banking
4 48 (2.94%) Games
4 48 (2.94%) Marketing
5 42 (2.58%) Automotive
6 37 (2.27%) Retail
7 21 (1.29%) Manufacturing
7 21 (1.29%) Electronics
8 19 (1.17%) Online Betting
9 17 (1.04%) Legal
10 13 (0.80%) Law
11 11 (0.67%) Billing
12 9 (0.55%) Advertising
13 8 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
13 8 (0.49%) French Language
13 8 (0.49%) German Language
14 7 (0.43%) Russian Language
14 7 (0.43%) Arabic Language
15 6 (0.37%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 442 (27.12%) Developer
2 200 (12.27%) Software Engineer
3 192 (11.78%) Administrator
4 146 (8.96%) Systems Administrator
5 136 (8.34%) Analyst
6 110 (6.75%) Software Developer
7 106 (6.50%) Support Engineer
7 106 (6.50%) Linux Administrator
8 102 (6.26%) Java Developer
9 83 (5.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 81 (4.97%) Senior Developer
11 77 (4.72%) Support Analyst
12 68 (4.17%) Architect
13 67 (4.11%) PHP Developer
14 63 (3.87%) Linux Engineer
15 55 (3.37%) Web Developer
16 53 (3.25%) Programmer
17 52 (3.19%) Consultant
18 48 (2.94%) Systems Engineer
19 47 (2.88%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 229 (14.05%) HTML
2 211 (12.94%) Web Services
3 159 (9.75%) CSS
4 135 (8.28%) XML
5 98 (6.01%) .NET
5 98 (6.01%) J2EE
6 91 (5.58%) Spring
7 76 (4.66%) SOAP
7 76 (4.66%) jQuery
8 67 (4.11%) HTML5
9 59 (3.62%) REST
9 59 (3.62%) Hibernate
10 53 (3.25%) LAMP
11 48 (2.94%) JSP
12 41 (2.52%) Laravel
13 38 (2.33%) CSS3
13 38 (2.33%) Ajax
14 36 (2.21%) Middleware
15 34 (2.09%) Symfony
16 33 (2.02%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 170 (10.43%) Computer Science
2 113 (6.93%) Analytical Skills
3 75 (4.60%) Data Centre
4 52 (3.19%) Management Information System
5 47 (2.88%) Mathematics
6 43 (2.64%) Clustering
7 37 (2.27%) User Experience
8 36 (2.21%) Device Driver
9 30 (1.84%) iSeries
9 30 (1.84%) Visualisation
10 27 (1.66%) Replication
11 23 (1.41%) Physics
11 23 (1.41%) Internet of Things
12 21 (1.29%) Algorithms
13 20 (1.23%) Statistics
14 19 (1.17%) AS400
14 19 (1.17%) Online Games
14 19 (1.17%) Embedded Systems
15 17 (1.04%) Blackberry
16 15 (0.92%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 758 (46.50%) Windows
2 446 (27.36%) UNIX
3 136 (8.34%) Solaris
4 134 (8.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 121 (7.42%) Android
6 100 (6.13%) AIX
7 95 (5.83%) Apple iOS
8 80 (4.91%) Windows Server 2012
9 76 (4.66%) Windows Server 2008
10 75 (4.60%) Debian
11 71 (4.36%) CentOS
12 67 (4.11%) Windows Server 2003
13 53 (3.25%) Embedded Linux
14 41 (2.52%) Mac OS X
15 39 (2.39%) HPUX
16 31 (1.90%) Windows 7
17 30 (1.84%) Windows XP
18 28 (1.72%) Data ONTAP
19 27 (1.66%) Windows 8
20 22 (1.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 261 (16.01%) Software Engineering
2 220 (13.50%) ITIL
3 206 (12.64%) Agile Software Development
4 114 (6.99%) OO
5 102 (6.26%) MVC
6 92 (5.64%) DevOps
7 88 (5.40%) Scrum
8 86 (5.28%) TDD
9 84 (5.15%) E-Commerce
10 81 (4.97%) Mentoring
11 80 (4.91%) Configuration Management
12 74 (4.54%) Continuous Integration
13 71 (4.36%) Open Source
14 69 (4.23%) Project Management
15 66 (4.05%) Disaster Recovery
16 65 (3.99%) Web Development
16 65 (3.99%) Automated Testing
17 61 (3.74%) SDLC
17 61 (3.74%) Performance Tuning
18 56 (3.44%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 496 (30.43%) SQL
2 416 (25.52%) Java
3 363 (22.27%) Python
4 324 (19.88%) C++
5 322 (19.75%) C
6 312 (19.14%) Perl
7 265 (16.26%) JavaScript
8 198 (12.15%) PHP
9 183 (11.23%) Bash Shell
10 140 (8.59%) Shell Script
11 92 (5.64%) C#
12 72 (4.42%) PowerShell
13 47 (2.88%) PL/SQL
14 44 (2.70%) Ruby
15 34 (2.09%) Embedded C
16 27 (1.66%) PHP5
17 24 (1.47%) Korn
18 22 (1.35%) Embedded C++
19 19 (1.17%) AWK
20 17 (1.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 313 (19.20%) Degree
2 51 (3.13%) Security Cleared
3 41 (2.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 37 (2.27%) MCSE
5 32 (1.96%) CCNA
5 32 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
6 27 (1.66%) SC Cleared
7 22 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
8 18 (1.10%) LPIC
8 18 (1.10%) PhD
9 17 (1.04%) Sun Certification
10 16 (0.98%) CCNP
11 12 (0.74%) ISEB
12 11 (0.67%) RHCE
13 10 (0.61%) MCSA
13 10 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 9 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 7 (0.43%) MCP
16 5 (0.31%) MCSD
16 5 (0.31%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (4.48%) SLA
2 72 (4.42%) QA
3 11 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.31%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.25%) JTAG
7 3 (0.18%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.12%) ISO 9000
8 2 (0.12%) COBIT
9 1 (0.061%) IEC 61508
9 1 (0.061%) DO-178B
System Software
1 218 (13.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 143 (8.77%) Active Directory
3 72 (4.42%) vSphere
4 56 (3.44%) Hyper-V
5 42 (2.58%) Firmware
6 41 (2.52%) iptables
7 40 (2.45%) VMware ESX
8 38 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
9 36 (2.21%) Samba
10 33 (2.02%) NFS
11 31 (1.90%) Terminal Services
12 24 (1.47%) Postfix
13 21 (1.29%) KVM
14 19 (1.17%) Oracle RAC
15 18 (1.10%) Varnish
16 17 (1.04%) VMware Server
16 17 (1.04%) vCloud
17 14 (0.86%) XenApp
17 14 (0.86%) VMware Workstation
18 12 (0.74%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 77 (4.72%) Puppet
2 70 (4.29%) Opscode Chef
3 40 (2.45%) Nagios
4 28 (1.72%) Tivoli
4 28 (1.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 23 (1.41%) Ansible
6 19 (1.17%) Data Guard
7 17 (1.04%) SCCM
8 15 (0.92%) Oracle RMAN
8 15 (0.92%) Cacti
9 12 (0.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 10 (0.61%) Nessus
10 10 (0.61%) HAProxy
10 10 (0.61%) Backup Exec
11 9 (0.55%) SCOM
12 8 (0.49%) OpenView
12 8 (0.49%) systemd
13 7 (0.43%) vMotion
13 7 (0.43%) BMC PATROL
13 7 (0.43%) OPNET
Vendors
1 337 (20.67%) Oracle
2 291 (17.85%) VMware
3 241 (14.79%) Microsoft
4 156 (9.57%) Red Hat
5 136 (8.34%) IBM
6 102 (6.26%) Cisco
7 80 (4.91%) HP
8 73 (4.48%) Citrix
9 63 (3.87%) NetApp
10 57 (3.50%) CheckPoint
11 47 (2.88%) F5
12 42 (2.58%) Juniper
13 36 (2.21%) Sun
14 35 (2.15%) BMC
15 33 (2.02%) Zend
16 23 (1.41%) Blue Coat
17 21 (1.29%) Perforce
18 20 (1.23%) Google
19 19 (1.17%) Rackspace
20 18 (1.10%) Symantec
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