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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 17 16 16
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 807 928 1115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 10.38% 13.12% 12.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.27% 41.73% 41.43%
Number of salaries quoted 628 766 922
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
2165 2224 2691
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 27.85% 31.45% 29.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1737 1867 2250
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 31 October 2014.

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 31 October 2014. 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 -7 373 £45,000 +12.50% 84
Hertfordshire -3 226 £45,000 +12.50% 24
Essex -14 73 £42,500 +6.25% 8
Bedfordshire -14 71 £47,500 +11.76% 5
Suffolk +3 56 £37,500 -6.25% 6
Norfolk -11 14 £31,500 +35.48% 7
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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.

1 591 (35.62%) Windows
2 567 (34.18%) UNIX
3 462 (27.85%) Java
4 450 (27.12%) SQL
5 418 (25.20%) Python
6 412 (24.83%) Oracle
7 368 (22.18%) Software Engineering
8 352 (21.22%) Degree
9 309 (18.63%) Finance
10 305 (18.38%) C
11 285 (17.18%) Perl
12 252 (15.19%) Microsoft
13 251 (15.13%) JavaScript
14 240 (14.47%) Computer Science
15 238 (14.35%) MySQL
16 236 (14.23%) C++
17 232 (13.98%) VMware
18 228 (13.74%) Agile Software Development
19 221 (13.32%) HTML
20 210 (12.66%) Apache
21 194 (11.69%) Solaris
22 185 (11.15%) OO
23 181 (10.91%) Firewall
24 179 (10.79%) PHP
25 178 (10.73%) Red Hat
26 174 (10.49%) Tomcat
27 162 (9.76%) SQL Server
28 160 (9.64%) Shell Script
29 159 (9.58%) CSS
29 159 (9.58%) Bash Shell

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

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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
1 210 (12.66%) Apache
2 174 (10.49%) Tomcat
3 102 (6.15%) IIS
4 66 (3.98%) WebSphere
5 50 (3.01%) JBoss
6 49 (2.95%) MS Exchange
7 48 (2.89%) WebSphere Application Server
8 41 (2.47%) WebLogic
9 39 (2.35%) OpenStack
10 37 (2.23%) MQSeries
11 36 (2.17%) SharePoint
12 35 (2.11%) GlassFish
13 34 (2.05%) IBM HTTP Server
14 25 (1.51%) Lync
15 21 (1.27%) CMS
16 19 (1.15%) Drupal
17 16 (0.96%) Oracle Application Server
17 16 (0.96%) Node.js
18 14 (0.84%) WordPress
19 13 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 81 (4.88%) MS Office
2 75 (4.52%) MS Excel
3 8 (0.48%) MS Project
3 8 (0.48%) Simulink
4 7 (0.42%) Mingle
5 4 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.24%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.12%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.060%) S-PLUS
7 1 (0.060%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 28 (1.69%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (0.72%) Oracle Applications
3 11 (0.66%) Oracle 11i
3 11 (0.66%) Magento
4 9 (0.54%) Agresso
4 9 (0.54%) Oracle EBS R12
4 9 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (0.42%) AWD
5 7 (0.42%) Oracle BPM
6 6 (0.36%) RiskWrite
6 6 (0.36%) Tridion
7 4 (0.24%) SAP Business One
8 3 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (0.18%) Oracle CRM
8 3 (0.18%) osCommerce
9 2 (0.12%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.060%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 59 (3.56%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (2.41%) PaaS
3 37 (2.23%) SaaS
4 25 (1.51%) Cloud Computing
5 21 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
5 21 (1.27%) IaaS
6 11 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
7 9 (0.54%) Google App Engine
8 8 (0.48%) IBM SmartCloud
8 8 (0.48%) Google Compute Engine
9 6 (0.36%) Office 365
10 4 (0.24%) Amazon ELB
11 3 (0.18%) Route 53
12 1 (0.060%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.060%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 181 (10.91%) Firewall
2 152 (9.16%) DNS
3 150 (9.04%) TCP/IP
4 142 (8.56%) SAN
5 132 (7.96%) HTTP
6 126 (7.59%) Internet
7 81 (4.88%) DHCP
8 79 (4.76%) Wireless
9 78 (4.70%) WAN
10 68 (4.10%) LAN
11 61 (3.68%) VPN
12 57 (3.44%) FTP
13 55 (3.32%) VoIP
14 50 (3.01%) NAS
15 41 (2.47%) SSH
16 36 (2.17%) SNMP
17 29 (1.75%) VLAN
17 29 (1.75%) iSCSI
17 29 (1.75%) LTE
18 27 (1.63%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 238 (14.35%) MySQL
2 162 (9.76%) SQL Server
3 142 (8.56%) Oracle Database
4 129 (7.78%) Relational Database
5 95 (5.73%) NoSQL
6 82 (4.94%) RDBMS
7 56 (3.38%) DB2
8 55 (3.32%) Oracle Database 11g
9 51 (3.07%) PostgreSQL
10 46 (2.77%) MongoDB
11 27 (1.63%) Apache Cassandra
12 24 (1.45%) Big Data
13 19 (1.15%) Hadoop
14 18 (1.08%) BigTable
15 17 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
16 16 (0.96%) Oracle9i Database
17 15 (0.90%) Oracle Database 12c
18 11 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 10 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
19 10 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 109 (6.57%) Git (software)
2 71 (4.28%) Subversion
3 62 (3.74%) Jenkins
4 51 (3.07%) JIRA
5 49 (2.95%) Maven
6 40 (2.41%) JUnit
7 33 (1.99%) Ant
8 29 (1.75%) Eclipse
9 27 (1.63%) GCC
10 25 (1.51%) Bugzilla
11 19 (1.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 19 (1.15%) Hudson
12 18 (1.08%) Selenium
12 18 (1.08%) Toad
13 16 (0.96%) TeamCity
13 16 (0.96%) LLVM
14 15 (0.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 15 (0.90%) Rational Application Developer
15 13 (0.78%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
16 11 (0.66%) Visual Studio
General
1 309 (18.63%) Finance
2 140 (8.44%) Telecoms
3 96 (5.79%) Retail
4 65 (3.92%) Manufacturing
5 54 (3.25%) Games
6 36 (2.17%) Banking
7 23 (1.39%) Electronics
8 22 (1.33%) Billing
9 21 (1.27%) Marketing
9 21 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
9 21 (1.27%) Automotive
10 11 (0.66%) Multimedia
11 10 (0.60%) Military
11 10 (0.60%) Back Office
12 9 (0.54%) Financial Institution
13 7 (0.42%) Online Betting
14 6 (0.36%) Avionics
14 6 (0.36%) Law
15 5 (0.30%) Aerospace
16 4 (0.24%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 377 (22.72%) Developer
2 276 (16.64%) Software Engineer
3 226 (13.62%) Administrator
4 193 (11.63%) Systems Administrator
5 161 (9.70%) Analyst
6 110 (6.63%) Support Analyst
6 110 (6.63%) Java Developer
7 101 (6.09%) Software Developer
8 91 (5.49%) Linux Administrator
9 86 (5.18%) Support Engineer
10 84 (5.06%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 66 (3.98%) Applications Support
12 63 (3.80%) Architect
13 61 (3.68%) Senior Developer
14 58 (3.50%) Linux Engineer
15 55 (3.32%) Consultant
16 52 (3.13%) DBA
17 50 (3.01%) Applications Support Analyst
17 50 (3.01%) Test Engineer
17 50 (3.01%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 221 (13.32%) HTML
2 159 (9.58%) CSS
3 142 (8.56%) Web Services
4 134 (8.08%) J2EE
5 129 (7.78%) XML
6 99 (5.97%) jQuery
7 91 (5.49%) Middleware
8 74 (4.46%) .NET
9 73 (4.40%) LAMP
10 68 (4.10%) HTML5
11 48 (2.89%) Ajax
12 47 (2.83%) JSP
13 45 (2.71%) JSON
14 44 (2.65%) JDBC
15 43 (2.59%) AngularJS
16 42 (2.53%) Spring
17 40 (2.41%) SOAP
18 39 (2.35%) REST
19 36 (2.17%) Struts
19 36 (2.17%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 240 (14.47%) Computer Science
2 137 (8.26%) Analytical Skills
3 112 (6.75%) Open Source
4 83 (5.00%) Algorithms
5 76 (4.58%) Mathematics
6 62 (3.74%) Device Driver
7 53 (3.19%) Replication
8 50 (3.01%) Management Information System
9 45 (2.71%) PKI
10 26 (1.57%) Embedded Systems
11 24 (1.45%) Physics
12 23 (1.39%) Statistics
12 23 (1.39%) Artificial Intelligence
13 21 (1.27%) Wiki
14 19 (1.15%) Smart Meter
14 19 (1.15%) Clustering
14 19 (1.15%) Mobile App
14 19 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
15 18 (1.08%) Visualisation
15 18 (1.08%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 591 (35.62%) Windows
2 567 (34.18%) UNIX
3 194 (11.69%) Solaris
4 131 (7.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 91 (5.49%) AIX
6 71 (4.28%) CentOS
7 70 (4.22%) Android
7 70 (4.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 61 (3.68%) Embedded Linux
9 54 (3.25%) Ubuntu
10 53 (3.19%) Windows Server 2003
11 52 (3.13%) Apple iOS
12 51 (3.07%) HPUX
13 40 (2.41%) Debian
14 38 (2.29%) Windows Server 2012
15 21 (1.27%) Windows 7
16 20 (1.21%) Mac OS X
17 19 (1.15%) Oracle Linux
18 16 (0.96%) SUSE
19 12 (0.72%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 368 (22.18%) Software Engineering
2 228 (13.74%) Agile Software Development
3 185 (11.15%) OO
4 158 (9.52%) ITIL
5 126 (7.59%) E-Commerce
6 103 (6.21%) Multithreading
7 102 (6.15%) Performance Tuning
8 83 (5.00%) Web Development
9 78 (4.70%) DevOps
10 77 (4.64%) Migration
10 77 (4.64%) Scrum
11 74 (4.46%) MVC
12 69 (4.16%) Configuration Management
13 62 (3.74%) Mentoring
14 58 (3.50%) Disaster Recovery
15 56 (3.38%) Continuous Integration
16 54 (3.25%) UML
17 53 (3.19%) OOD
18 51 (3.07%) Automated Testing
18 51 (3.07%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 462 (27.85%) Java
2 450 (27.12%) SQL
3 418 (25.20%) Python
4 305 (18.38%) C
5 285 (17.18%) Perl
6 251 (15.13%) JavaScript
7 236 (14.23%) C++
8 179 (10.79%) PHP
9 160 (9.64%) Shell Script
10 159 (9.58%) Bash Shell
11 152 (9.16%) C#
12 77 (4.64%) Ruby
13 76 (4.58%) PL/SQL
14 69 (4.16%) PowerShell
15 46 (2.77%) Embedded C
16 30 (1.81%) T-SQL
16 30 (1.81%) Scala
17 26 (1.57%) Korn
18 25 (1.51%) Objective-C
19 22 (1.33%) AWK
Qualifications
1 352 (21.22%) Degree
2 41 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 37 (2.23%) Cisco Certification
4 31 (1.87%) Security Cleared
5 30 (1.81%) Sun Certification
6 28 (1.69%) CCNA
7 25 (1.51%) MCSE
8 23 (1.39%) OCP
8 23 (1.39%) Oracle Certification
9 21 (1.27%) RHCE
10 20 (1.21%) CISSP
11 17 (1.02%) CCNP
12 16 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
13 15 (0.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 12 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 11 (0.66%) ISEB
15 11 (0.66%) MCSA
15 11 (0.66%) SC Cleared
16 10 (0.60%) A+ Certification
17 8 (0.48%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (5.55%) QA
2 57 (3.44%) SLA
3 35 (2.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (0.54%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.36%) IEC 61508
5 6 (0.36%) DO-178B
5 6 (0.36%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.24%) ISO 9000
8 2 (0.12%) JTAG
System Software
1 157 (9.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 135 (8.14%) Active Directory
3 51 (3.07%) Xen
4 49 (2.95%) Hyper-V
5 48 (2.89%) Oracle RMAN
6 47 (2.83%) Oracle RAC
7 46 (2.77%) vSphere
8 40 (2.41%) KVM
9 39 (2.35%) VMware ESX
10 17 (1.02%) XenServer
11 16 (0.96%) QEMU
11 16 (0.96%) Firmware
12 12 (0.72%) NFS
12 12 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
13 11 (0.66%) OpenSIPS
14 10 (0.60%) vCloud
14 10 (0.60%) Terminal Services
15 7 (0.42%) VMware Server
15 7 (0.42%) PowerHA
15 7 (0.42%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 97 (5.85%) Puppet
2 67 (4.04%) Opscode Chef
3 36 (2.17%) Data Guard
4 33 (1.99%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 28 (1.69%) SCOM
6 21 (1.27%) SCCM
6 21 (1.27%) Tivoli
7 15 (0.90%) EMC NetWorker
8 13 (0.78%) Ansible
9 12 (0.72%) Oracle Identity Management
10 11 (0.66%) ZABBIX
11 9 (0.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 9 (0.54%) Nagios
12 8 (0.48%) Opsview
13 7 (0.42%) HP SIM
13 7 (0.42%) Business Desktop Deployment
14 6 (0.36%) NetBackup
15 5 (0.30%) Norton AntiVirus
15 5 (0.30%) Control-M
16 4 (0.24%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 412 (24.83%) Oracle
2 252 (15.19%) Microsoft
3 232 (13.98%) VMware
4 178 (10.73%) Red Hat
5 138 (8.32%) Cisco
6 85 (5.12%) HP
7 80 (4.82%) Sun
8 72 (4.34%) IBM
9 50 (3.01%) NetApp
10 46 (2.77%) Citrix
11 45 (2.71%) CheckPoint
12 41 (2.47%) EMC
13 40 (2.41%) SAP
14 34 (2.05%) Zend
15 29 (1.75%) Google
16 21 (1.27%) Sybase
17 19 (1.15%) Perforce
18 18 (1.08%) Atlassian
18 18 (1.08%) Dell
18 18 (1.08%) F5
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Salary: £40k - 45k per year
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Salary: £60k - 80k per year
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Salary: £25k - 35k per year
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Salary: £55k - 65k per year
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Salary: £55k - 65k per year
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Salary: £45k - 60k per year
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Salary: £40k - 60k per year
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Hertfordshire
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + excellent
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ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
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Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum Profit Share, Free Canteen, Medical
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