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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 16 17 16
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 748 784 766
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 10.65% 10.70% 11.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.01% 39.48% 38.09%
Number of salaries quoted 545 632 600
Average salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
1824 1986 2011
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 25.96% 27.11% 29.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1461 1635 1693
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £56,500
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 12 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the East of England region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(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 +2 310 £42,500 -5.55% 65
Hertfordshire -1 205 £45,000 +2.27% 29
Suffolk +12 96 £44,000 +17.33% 3
Essex -7 93 £42,500 -5.55% 11
Bedfordshire +3 49 £35,000 -24.73% 7
Norfolk -9 4 £27,500 -15.38% 3
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 659 (44.47%) Windows
2 407 (27.46%) Unix
3 341 (23.01%) Degree
4 322 (21.73%) C++
5 316 (21.32%) Java
6 313 (21.12%) SQL
7 312 (21.05%) Software Engineering
8 289 (19.50%) Oracle
9 259 (17.48%) C
10 257 (17.34%) Python
11 235 (15.86%) VMware
12 230 (15.52%) Computer Science
13 222 (14.98%) Finance
14 218 (14.71%) Perl
15 212 (14.30%) Microsoft
16 211 (14.24%) Agile Software Development
17 193 (13.02%) TCP/IP
18 189 (12.75%) Apache
19 181 (12.21%) Firewall
20 178 (12.01%) MySQL
21 171 (11.54%) JavaScript
22 166 (11.20%) ITIL
23 165 (11.13%) Windows Server
24 163 (11.00%) VMware Infrastructure
25 161 (10.86%) Cisco
26 159 (10.73%) HTML
27 146 (9.85%) DevOps
28 143 (9.65%) Bash Shell
29 140 (9.45%) SQL Server
29 140 (9.45%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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
1 189 (12.75%) Apache
2 94 (6.34%) IIS
3 93 (6.28%) Tomcat
4 79 (5.33%) JBoss
5 55 (3.71%) WebSphere
6 46 (3.10%) MS Exchange
7 35 (2.36%) GlassFish
8 34 (2.29%) WebSphere Application Server
9 26 (1.75%) Apache ServiceMix
9 26 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
10 25 (1.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 24 (1.62%) Node.js
12 23 (1.55%) WebLogic
13 22 (1.48%) OpenEdge
14 19 (1.28%) Apache Pig
15 16 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2013
16 14 (0.94%) Apache Solr
17 12 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2007
18 11 (0.74%) Oracle Application Server
19 9 (0.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 81 (5.47%) MS Excel
2 56 (3.78%) MS Office
3 7 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.20%) MS Project
4 3 (0.20%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.067%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.067%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (0.34%) Magento
1 5 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.20%) AWD
2 3 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.13%) Maximo
3 2 (0.13%) Relativity
4 1 (0.067%) CA PPM
4 1 (0.067%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 130 (8.77%) Amazon AWS
2 61 (4.12%) SaaS
3 44 (2.97%) Amazon EC2
4 38 (2.56%) Office 365
5 24 (1.62%) AWS CloudFormation
6 23 (1.55%) IaaS
7 21 (1.42%) Microsoft Azure
7 21 (1.42%) PaaS
8 18 (1.21%) Google Cloud Platform
9 14 (0.94%) Amazon S3
10 11 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
11 9 (0.61%) GitHub
12 7 (0.47%) Google App Engine
12 7 (0.47%) Google Compute Engine
13 5 (0.34%) IBM SmartCloud
14 4 (0.27%) Amazon ELB
14 4 (0.27%) Firebase
15 3 (0.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 3 (0.20%) Amazon SQS
15 3 (0.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 193 (13.02%) TCP/IP
2 181 (12.21%) Firewall
3 127 (8.57%) DNS
4 74 (4.99%) SAN
5 71 (4.79%) DHCP
6 70 (4.72%) LAN
7 68 (4.59%) Internet
7 68 (4.59%) WAN
8 52 (3.51%) HTTP
9 51 (3.44%) VPN
10 49 (3.31%) SSL
11 47 (3.17%) VoIP
12 37 (2.50%) FTP
12 37 (2.50%) NAS
13 34 (2.29%) OSPF
14 32 (2.16%) SSH
15 30 (2.02%) Intrusion Detection
16 29 (1.96%) VLAN
16 29 (1.96%) Wireless
17 26 (1.75%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 178 (12.01%) MySQL
2 140 (9.45%) SQL Server
3 67 (4.52%) Relational Database
4 62 (4.18%) Oracle Database
5 59 (3.98%) RDBMS
6 43 (2.90%) Big Data
7 38 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
7 38 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
8 33 (2.23%) MongoDB
9 29 (1.96%) DB2
10 25 (1.69%) Hadoop
11 23 (1.55%) NoSQL
12 20 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
13 19 (1.28%) Apache Hive
13 19 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
14 18 (1.21%) Oracle Database 10g
15 17 (1.15%) Redis
16 14 (0.94%) MS Access
16 14 (0.94%) Oracle Database 12c
17 12 (0.81%) Informix
Development Applications
1 122 (8.23%) Git (software)
2 43 (2.90%) Jenkins
3 41 (2.77%) JIRA
4 27 (1.82%) Eclipse
5 18 (1.21%) Selenium
6 16 (1.08%) JUnit
6 16 (1.08%) Subversion
7 14 (0.94%) Grunt
8 13 (0.88%) Bower
9 11 (0.74%) Maven
9 11 (0.74%) NetBeans
10 10 (0.67%) Gradle
10 10 (0.67%) HP UFT
10 10 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
11 9 (0.61%) gulp
11 9 (0.61%) IntelliJ
12 8 (0.54%) TeamCity
12 8 (0.54%) Visual Studio
13 5 (0.34%) Artifactory
13 5 (0.34%) Cucumber
General
1 222 (14.98%) Finance
2 88 (5.94%) Telecoms
3 79 (5.33%) Banking
4 37 (2.50%) Retail
5 30 (2.02%) Legal
6 28 (1.89%) Automotive
6 28 (1.89%) Games
7 27 (1.82%) Electronics
8 24 (1.62%) Manufacturing
9 21 (1.42%) Marketing
10 19 (1.28%) Arabic Language
10 19 (1.28%) Russian Language
11 17 (1.15%) Spanish Language
12 16 (1.08%) French Language
12 16 (1.08%) German Language
13 9 (0.61%) Publishing
14 4 (0.27%) Advertising
14 4 (0.27%) Aerospace
14 4 (0.27%) Multimedia
15 3 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 332 (22.40%) Developer
2 207 (13.97%) Software Engineer
3 159 (10.73%) Administrator
4 128 (8.64%) Linux Engineer
5 101 (6.82%) Systems Administrator
6 97 (6.55%) Support Engineer
7 93 (6.28%) Analyst
8 85 (5.74%) Java Developer
9 81 (5.47%) Architect
10 74 (4.99%) DevOps Engineer
11 73 (4.93%) Linux Developer
12 70 (4.72%) Embedded Engineer
13 67 (4.52%) C++ Developer
13 67 (4.52%) Senior Developer
14 64 (4.32%) C++ Software Engineer
15 61 (4.12%) Systems Engineer
16 59 (3.98%) C Developer
17 56 (3.78%) Embedded Software Engineer
18 55 (3.71%) Network Engineer
19 54 (3.64%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (10.73%) HTML
2 140 (9.45%) Web Services
3 137 (9.24%) .NET
4 124 (8.37%) XML
5 114 (7.69%) CSS
6 91 (6.14%) LAMP
7 86 (5.80%) jQuery
8 65 (4.39%) J2EE
9 49 (3.31%) AngularJS
10 44 (2.97%) STL
11 43 (2.90%) Middleware
12 39 (2.63%) SOAP
13 38 (2.56%) Spring
14 35 (2.36%) HTML5
15 32 (2.16%) JSON
16 31 (2.09%) JSP
17 26 (1.75%) Qt
17 26 (1.75%) WebSphere MQ
18 25 (1.69%) Hibernate
19 24 (1.62%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 230 (15.52%) Computer Science
2 104 (7.02%) Data Centre
3 84 (5.67%) Analytical Skills
4 48 (3.24%) Mathematics
5 43 (2.90%) Replication
6 38 (2.56%) Embedded Systems
7 36 (2.43%) Clustering
8 33 (2.23%) Device Driver
9 31 (2.09%) iSeries
10 30 (2.02%) Client/Server
11 29 (1.96%) Chemistry
11 29 (1.96%) Physics
12 28 (1.89%) Algorithms
13 26 (1.75%) Blackberry
14 24 (1.62%) Management Information System
15 23 (1.55%) Life Science
16 22 (1.48%) N-Tier
17 21 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
18 20 (1.35%) Cybercrime
19 19 (1.28%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 659 (44.47%) Windows
2 407 (27.46%) Unix
3 165 (11.13%) Windows Server
4 104 (7.02%) Android
5 96 (6.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 79 (5.33%) Solaris
7 63 (4.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 62 (4.18%) Apple iOS
8 62 (4.18%) Embedded Linux
9 52 (3.51%) AIX
10 32 (2.16%) CentOS
10 32 (2.16%) Mac OS X
11 30 (2.02%) Windows Server 2012
12 24 (1.62%) Windows 7
13 23 (1.55%) HPUX
13 23 (1.55%) Windows 8
13 23 (1.55%) Windows Server 2003
14 19 (1.28%) Ubuntu
15 16 (1.08%) VxWorks
15 16 (1.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 312 (21.05%) Software Engineering
2 211 (14.24%) Agile Software Development
3 166 (11.20%) ITIL
4 146 (9.85%) DevOps
5 107 (7.22%) Multithreading
6 100 (6.75%) Configuration Management
7 84 (5.67%) TDD
8 77 (5.20%) Mentoring
9 76 (5.13%) Web Development
10 66 (4.45%) E-Commerce
11 64 (4.32%) OO
12 60 (4.05%) Open Source
13 58 (3.91%) SDLC
14 57 (3.85%) High Availability
14 57 (3.85%) Load Balancing
14 57 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
14 57 (3.85%) Time Management
15 56 (3.78%) Penetration Testing
16 55 (3.71%) Continuous Integration
17 54 (3.64%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 322 (21.73%) C++
2 316 (21.32%) Java
3 313 (21.12%) SQL
4 259 (17.48%) C
5 257 (17.34%) Python
6 218 (14.71%) Perl
7 171 (11.54%) JavaScript
8 143 (9.65%) Bash Shell
9 117 (7.89%) PHP
10 105 (7.09%) C#
11 100 (6.75%) Shell Script
12 72 (4.86%) Embedded C
13 66 (4.45%) PowerShell
14 47 (3.17%) Embedded C++
15 39 (2.63%) PL/SQL
16 34 (2.29%) Ruby
17 33 (2.23%) T-SQL
18 26 (1.75%) VB
19 25 (1.69%) Objective-C
20 22 (1.48%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 341 (23.01%) Degree
2 71 (4.79%) Cisco Certification
3 51 (3.44%) CCNA
4 45 (3.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 44 (2.97%) CCNP
6 39 (2.63%) MCSE
7 38 (2.56%) Security Cleared
8 30 (2.02%) CISSP
8 30 (2.02%) Sun Certification
9 26 (1.75%) SANS
10 24 (1.62%) SSCP
11 22 (1.48%) PhD
12 19 (1.28%) GIAC
12 19 (1.28%) Linux+ Certification
13 17 (1.15%) RHCSA
14 16 (1.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 14 (0.94%) SC Cleared
16 12 (0.81%) AWS Certification
17 10 (0.67%) RHCE
18 9 (0.61%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (4.25%) SLA
2 54 (3.64%) QA
3 43 (2.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 18 (1.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 14 (0.94%) PCI DSS
6 12 (0.81%) HIPAA
7 8 (0.54%) JTAG
8 4 (0.27%) FIPS 140-2
9 3 (0.20%) ISO 8583
9 3 (0.20%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.20%) ISO20022
10 2 (0.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 2 (0.13%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.13%) ISO27002
10 2 (0.13%) MISRA
10 2 (0.13%) MISRA C
11 1 (0.067%) COBIT
System Software
1 163 (11.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 120 (8.10%) Active Directory
3 57 (3.85%) Xen
4 35 (2.36%) Docker
5 30 (2.02%) vSphere
6 29 (1.96%) Hyper-V
7 27 (1.82%) Firmware
8 24 (1.62%) Oracle RAC
9 23 (1.55%) VMware ESXi
10 19 (1.28%) VMware ESX
11 17 (1.15%) Terminal Services
12 16 (1.08%) iptables
12 16 (1.08%) Postfix
12 16 (1.08%) Sendmail
13 14 (0.94%) NFS
14 12 (0.81%) KVM
14 12 (0.81%) qmail
15 10 (0.67%) VirtualBox
16 7 (0.47%) XenApp
17 5 (0.34%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 129 (8.70%) Puppet
2 102 (6.88%) Opscode Chef
3 27 (1.82%) Ansible
3 27 (1.82%) Data Guard
4 21 (1.42%) Oracle RMAN
5 18 (1.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 16 (1.08%) Nagios
7 12 (0.81%) Plesk
8 10 (0.67%) Nessus
8 10 (0.67%) SCCM
9 9 (0.61%) Cacti
10 8 (0.54%) WSUS
11 7 (0.47%) Backup Exec
12 6 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
12 6 (0.40%) Salt
13 5 (0.34%) RANCID
13 5 (0.34%) SmokePing
14 4 (0.27%) cPanel
14 4 (0.27%) FortiGate
14 4 (0.27%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 289 (19.50%) Oracle
2 235 (15.86%) VMware
3 212 (14.30%) Microsoft
4 161 (10.86%) Cisco
5 111 (7.49%) Red Hat
6 63 (4.25%) IBM
7 62 (4.18%) Juniper
8 55 (3.71%) Citrix
9 52 (3.51%) HP
10 44 (2.97%) Apple
11 38 (2.56%) CheckPoint
12 36 (2.43%) Sun
13 29 (1.96%) F5
14 22 (1.48%) Google
14 22 (1.48%) Progress
15 21 (1.42%) SonicWALL
16 19 (1.28%) Fujitsu
16 19 (1.28%) QNX
17 18 (1.21%) NetApp
18 17 (1.15%) Blue Coat
Watford, Hertfordshire
Client Server
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + options + benefits
Posted: 27 minutes ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 32 minutes ago
Essex
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: £40k - 44k per year
Posted: 2 hours ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado
Salary: Competitive salary, benefits include pension scheme, share schemes so
Posted: 18 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado
Salary: Competitive salary and share schemes, benefits include pension scheme,
Posted: 18 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado
Salary: Competitive salary and share schemes, benefits include pension scheme,
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
Dereham, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k DoE + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k + stock options
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £40k + stock options
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum Benfits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Great Base + Top Prospects
Posted: Yesterday
Colchester, Essex
Bristow Holland
Salary: £40k - 44k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: Excellent Salaries
Posted: Yesterday
Saffron Walden, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k - 50k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 60,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newmarket, Suffolk
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £28,000 per annum + excellent benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £40k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Tui
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Share options and employee trading
Posted: 2 days ago