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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 19 18 17
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 766 852 891
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 10.20% 10.68% 11.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.20% 37.90% 38.57%
Number of salaries quoted 595 686 733
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%
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
2005 2248 2310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 26.70% 28.19% 30.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1587 1843 1941
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 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 31 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 0 307 £45,000 +3.44% 90
Hertfordshire -1 270 £45,000 - 26
Essex -9 79 £40,000 -5.88% 11
Bedfordshire -14 48 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Suffolk -10 39 £27,500 -31.25% 2
Norfolk +9 24 £25,000 -18.03% 3
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 749 (45.53%) Windows
2 487 (29.60%) SQL
3 469 (28.51%) UNIX
4 414 (25.17%) Java
5 375 (22.80%) Python
6 368 (22.37%) Oracle
7 326 (19.82%) C
8 320 (19.45%) Perl
9 319 (19.39%) MySQL
9 319 (19.39%) Degree
10 315 (19.15%) C++
11 292 (17.75%) VMware
12 258 (15.68%) Software Engineering
13 251 (15.26%) Apache
14 250 (15.20%) JavaScript
15 226 (13.74%) Microsoft
16 220 (13.37%) HTML
17 215 (13.07%) Finance
18 214 (13.01%) Web Services
19 213 (12.95%) VMware Infrastructure
20 205 (12.46%) ITIL
21 201 (12.22%) Tomcat
21 201 (12.22%) Bash Shell
21 201 (12.22%) Agile Software Development
22 195 (11.85%) SQL Server
23 194 (11.79%) PHP
24 184 (11.19%) TCP/IP
24 184 (11.19%) Firewall
25 183 (11.12%) Computer Science
26 175 (10.64%) DNS

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

For the 6 months to 31 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
1 251 (15.26%) Apache
2 201 (12.22%) Tomcat
3 117 (7.11%) IIS
4 89 (5.41%) MS Exchange
5 79 (4.80%) WebSphere
6 69 (4.19%) JBoss
7 53 (3.22%) WebSphere Application Server
8 48 (2.92%) WebLogic
9 35 (2.13%) OpenStack
10 31 (1.88%) CMS
10 31 (1.88%) nginx
11 27 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
11 27 (1.64%) Apache ServiceMix
12 25 (1.52%) SharePoint
13 23 (1.40%) Zope
14 22 (1.34%) Plone
15 20 (1.22%) GlassFish
16 18 (1.09%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 18 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2013
17 16 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 106 (6.44%) MS Excel
2 80 (4.86%) MS Office
3 16 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.36%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.24%) Final Cut Pro
5 4 (0.24%) Mingle
6 3 (0.18%) MS Project
6 3 (0.18%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.061%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 17 (1.03%) AWD
1 17 (1.03%) Magento
2 10 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.49%) Maximo
4 5 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.30%) Tridion
4 5 (0.30%) SAP Business One
5 4 (0.24%) CA PPM
5 4 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.061%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.061%) SAP R/3
7 1 (0.061%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.061%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.061%) ResourceLink
7 1 (0.061%) GoldMine
7 1 (0.061%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 153 (9.30%) Amazon AWS
2 64 (3.89%) Office 365
3 41 (2.49%) Cloud Computing
4 35 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
5 34 (2.07%) SaaS
6 22 (1.34%) AWS CloudFormation
7 20 (1.22%) PaaS
8 18 (1.09%) IaaS
9 17 (1.03%) Google Cloud Platform
10 11 (0.67%) IBM SmartCloud
11 7 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
12 4 (0.24%) Google Apps
12 4 (0.24%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 4 (0.24%) GitHub
13 3 (0.18%) Dropbox
13 3 (0.18%) Google Compute Engine
13 3 (0.18%) Google App Engine
14 2 (0.12%) HP Helion
14 2 (0.12%) Sage Pay
15 1 (0.061%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 184 (11.19%) TCP/IP
1 184 (11.19%) Firewall
2 175 (10.64%) DNS
3 141 (8.57%) SAN
4 105 (6.38%) DHCP
5 89 (5.41%) HTTP
6 79 (4.80%) Internet
7 57 (3.47%) VPN
7 57 (3.47%) WAN
8 55 (3.34%) LAN
9 47 (2.86%) VoIP
10 41 (2.49%) SSL
10 41 (2.49%) NAS
11 38 (2.31%) SMTP
12 36 (2.19%) Wireless
13 31 (1.88%) LDAP
14 24 (1.46%) Ethernet
14 24 (1.46%) VLAN
15 22 (1.34%) FTP
16 17 (1.03%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 319 (19.39%) MySQL
2 195 (11.85%) SQL Server
3 108 (6.57%) Relational Database
4 86 (5.23%) PostgreSQL
5 60 (3.65%) RDBMS
6 56 (3.40%) Oracle Database
7 49 (2.98%) NoSQL
8 45 (2.74%) DB2
9 34 (2.07%) Oracle Database 11g
10 27 (1.64%) MongoDB
10 27 (1.64%) Big Data
11 21 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
12 18 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
12 18 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
13 17 (1.03%) MS Access
14 15 (0.91%) Informix
15 14 (0.85%) MariaDB
16 12 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
17 10 (0.61%) Oracle Database 10g
17 10 (0.61%) Firebird
Development Applications
1 110 (6.69%) Git (software)
2 101 (6.14%) Subversion
3 61 (3.71%) Jenkins
4 41 (2.49%) Eclipse
5 34 (2.07%) JIRA
6 30 (1.82%) JUnit
7 27 (1.64%) Visual Studio
8 22 (1.34%) Selenium
9 18 (1.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 17 (1.03%) Rational Application Developer
11 15 (0.91%) GCC
12 14 (0.85%) Maven
13 13 (0.79%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
14 12 (0.73%) gulp
15 11 (0.67%) Bugzilla
16 9 (0.55%) TeamCity
16 9 (0.55%) Mockito
17 8 (0.49%) JMeter
18 7 (0.43%) LoadRunner
18 7 (0.43%) Mercurial
General
1 215 (13.07%) Finance
2 88 (5.35%) Telecoms
3 50 (3.04%) Games
3 50 (3.04%) Banking
4 46 (2.80%) Marketing
5 40 (2.43%) Automotive
6 34 (2.07%) Retail
7 22 (1.34%) Electronics
8 20 (1.22%) Manufacturing
9 18 (1.09%) Online Betting
10 12 (0.73%) Billing
11 10 (0.61%) Legal
11 10 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
12 9 (0.55%) Law
12 9 (0.55%) Advertising
13 7 (0.43%) Russian Language
13 7 (0.43%) Arabic Language
14 5 (0.30%) German Language
15 4 (0.24%) French Language
16 3 (0.18%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 441 (26.81%) Developer
2 204 (12.40%) Administrator
3 197 (11.98%) Software Engineer
4 150 (9.12%) Systems Administrator
5 133 (8.09%) Analyst
6 114 (6.93%) Support Engineer
7 111 (6.75%) Software Developer
8 109 (6.63%) Linux Administrator
9 101 (6.14%) Java Developer
10 84 (5.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 78 (4.74%) Support Analyst
12 77 (4.68%) Senior Developer
13 69 (4.19%) Linux Engineer
14 66 (4.01%) PHP Developer
15 65 (3.95%) Architect
16 56 (3.40%) Programmer
17 54 (3.28%) Consultant
17 54 (3.28%) UNIX Administrator
18 51 (3.10%) Web Developer
19 50 (3.04%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 220 (13.37%) HTML
2 214 (13.01%) Web Services
3 158 (9.60%) CSS
4 129 (7.84%) XML
5 92 (5.59%) J2EE
6 91 (5.53%) .NET
7 80 (4.86%) Spring
8 77 (4.68%) SOAP
9 72 (4.38%) REST
10 63 (3.83%) HTML5
11 59 (3.59%) jQuery
12 52 (3.16%) LAMP
13 50 (3.04%) Hibernate
14 46 (2.80%) JSP
15 44 (2.67%) Laravel
16 40 (2.43%) Ajax
17 38 (2.31%) Middleware
18 36 (2.19%) Symfony
18 36 (2.19%) CSS3
19 30 (1.82%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 183 (11.12%) Computer Science
2 125 (7.60%) Analytical Skills
3 71 (4.32%) Data Centre
4 59 (3.59%) Mathematics
5 51 (3.10%) Management Information System
6 44 (2.67%) Clustering
7 35 (2.13%) Device Driver
8 34 (2.07%) User Experience
9 32 (1.95%) Replication
10 31 (1.88%) iSeries
11 27 (1.64%) Physics
12 23 (1.40%) Visualisation
13 22 (1.34%) Internet of Things
14 21 (1.28%) Algorithms
15 20 (1.22%) Embedded Systems
15 20 (1.22%) Statistics
16 18 (1.09%) AS400
16 18 (1.09%) Online Games
17 17 (1.03%) Chemistry
17 17 (1.03%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 749 (45.53%) Windows
2 469 (28.51%) UNIX
3 145 (8.81%) Solaris
4 142 (8.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 115 (6.99%) Android
6 112 (6.81%) AIX
7 95 (5.78%) Apple iOS
8 75 (4.56%) Debian
9 74 (4.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 74 (4.50%) Windows Server 2008
10 72 (4.38%) CentOS
11 63 (3.83%) Windows Server 2003
12 55 (3.34%) Embedded Linux
13 46 (2.80%) HPUX
14 43 (2.61%) Mac OS X
15 28 (1.70%) Ubuntu
15 28 (1.70%) Windows 7
16 27 (1.64%) Windows XP
17 25 (1.52%) Data ONTAP
18 19 (1.16%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 258 (15.68%) Software Engineering
2 205 (12.46%) ITIL
3 201 (12.22%) Agile Software Development
4 107 (6.50%) OO
5 97 (5.90%) DevOps
6 95 (5.78%) MVC
7 92 (5.59%) Configuration Management
8 83 (5.05%) TDD
9 82 (4.98%) Scrum
10 76 (4.62%) Continuous Integration
11 75 (4.56%) E-Commerce
12 73 (4.44%) Performance Tuning
12 73 (4.44%) Mentoring
13 69 (4.19%) Open Source
14 66 (4.01%) Project Management
15 65 (3.95%) Automated Testing
16 63 (3.83%) Disaster Recovery
16 63 (3.83%) Web Development
17 58 (3.53%) Capacity Planning
18 52 (3.16%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 487 (29.60%) SQL
2 414 (25.17%) Java
3 375 (22.80%) Python
4 326 (19.82%) C
5 320 (19.45%) Perl
6 315 (19.15%) C++
7 250 (15.20%) JavaScript
8 201 (12.22%) Bash Shell
9 194 (11.79%) PHP
10 143 (8.69%) Shell Script
11 92 (5.59%) C#
12 70 (4.26%) PowerShell
13 43 (2.61%) Ruby
14 41 (2.49%) Embedded C
15 40 (2.43%) PL/SQL
16 28 (1.70%) Korn
17 27 (1.64%) AWK
18 25 (1.52%) Embedded C++
19 23 (1.40%) PHP5
20 22 (1.34%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 319 (19.39%) Degree
2 51 (3.10%) Security Cleared
3 42 (2.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 37 (2.25%) MCSE
5 32 (1.95%) CCNA
5 32 (1.95%) Cisco Certification
6 27 (1.64%) PhD
7 24 (1.46%) SC Cleared
8 17 (1.03%) LPIC
9 16 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
9 16 (0.97%) RHCE
10 15 (0.91%) CCNP
11 14 (0.85%) Sun Certification
12 12 (0.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 11 (0.67%) MCSA
14 8 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 8 (0.49%) ISEB
15 6 (0.36%) CISSP
15 6 (0.36%) MCP
15 6 (0.36%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (4.92%) QA
2 68 (4.13%) SLA
3 17 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.43%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.24%) JTAG
7 3 (0.18%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.12%) ISO 9000
8 2 (0.12%) COBIT
System Software
1 213 (12.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 138 (8.39%) Active Directory
3 75 (4.56%) vSphere
4 51 (3.10%) Hyper-V
5 47 (2.86%) Firmware
6 42 (2.55%) VMware ESXi
7 39 (2.37%) VMware ESX
7 39 (2.37%) iptables
8 34 (2.07%) Terminal Services
8 34 (2.07%) Samba
9 32 (1.95%) NFS
10 28 (1.70%) Oracle RAC
11 21 (1.28%) Postfix
11 21 (1.28%) KVM
12 17 (1.03%) Docker
12 17 (1.03%) Varnish
12 17 (1.03%) VMware Workstation
13 15 (0.91%) vCloud
14 13 (0.79%) Xen
15 12 (0.73%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 83 (5.05%) Puppet
2 73 (4.44%) Opscode Chef
3 38 (2.31%) Nagios
4 28 (1.70%) Data Guard
5 25 (1.52%) Tivoli
5 25 (1.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 25 (1.52%) Ansible
6 22 (1.34%) Oracle RMAN
7 18 (1.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 12 (0.73%) SCCM
8 12 (0.73%) Backup Exec
9 11 (0.67%) Cacti
9 11 (0.67%) Nessus
10 10 (0.61%) HAProxy
11 8 (0.49%) BMC PATROL
11 8 (0.49%) systemd
11 8 (0.49%) vMotion
12 7 (0.43%) cPanel
12 7 (0.43%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 6 (0.36%) Salt
Vendors
1 368 (22.37%) Oracle
2 292 (17.75%) VMware
3 226 (13.74%) Microsoft
4 168 (10.21%) Red Hat
5 129 (7.84%) IBM
6 92 (5.59%) Cisco
7 74 (4.50%) HP
8 61 (3.71%) Citrix
9 59 (3.59%) CheckPoint
10 58 (3.53%) NetApp
11 46 (2.80%) F5
12 41 (2.49%) Juniper
13 35 (2.13%) Sun
14 34 (2.07%) Zend
15 33 (2.01%) BMC
16 25 (1.52%) Google
17 23 (1.40%) Blue Coat
18 20 (1.22%) Perforce
19 18 (1.09%) Sophos
19 18 (1.09%) MKS
Watford, Hertfordshire
Certes Computing Ltd (Birmingham)
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
World Pay
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
World Pay
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 hours ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits!
Posted: 12 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + £5k shift allowance
Posted: 12 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Execllent Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Hertfordshire
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
ISL
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: £41,300 to £46,500
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
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Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: c£30k + benefits
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Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Generous Benefits Package
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Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k + stock options
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Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Essex
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, pension etc.
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Computer People
Salary: Bonus, Pension, Life
Posted: 3 days ago