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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 18 18 17
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 833 998 1060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 11.16% 11.58% 12.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.40% 38.21% 39.58%
Number of salaries quoted 692 804 890
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +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
2062 2612 2678
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 27.63% 30.30% 30.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1709 2204 2302
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,500 £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 17 April 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 17 April 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 -2 324 £45,000 +12.50% 75
Hertfordshire 0 272 £42,500 +6.25% 25
Essex +8 122 £45,000 - 11
Suffolk -7 55 £32,500 -7.14% 12
Bedfordshire -2 40 £42,250 +5.62% 4
Norfolk +6 27 £42,500 +54.54% 2
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 702 (43.79%) Windows
2 553 (34.50%) SQL
3 509 (31.75%) UNIX
4 457 (28.51%) Java
5 348 (21.71%) Oracle
6 345 (21.52%) Python
6 345 (21.52%) Degree
7 339 (21.15%) C
8 337 (21.02%) C++
9 310 (19.34%) Software Engineering
10 308 (19.21%) MySQL
11 282 (17.59%) Perl
12 274 (17.09%) JavaScript
13 250 (15.60%) Microsoft
14 244 (15.22%) HTML
15 235 (14.66%) ITIL
16 221 (13.79%) VMware
17 214 (13.35%) Finance
18 207 (12.91%) SQL Server
18 207 (12.91%) Apache
19 206 (12.85%) Agile Software Development
20 199 (12.41%) PHP
21 189 (11.79%) Computer Science
22 178 (11.10%) Web Services
23 172 (10.73%) Tomcat
24 159 (9.92%) CSS
25 154 (9.61%) VMware Infrastructure
26 151 (9.42%) TCP/IP
27 148 (9.23%) DNS
28 147 (9.17%) Solaris

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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
1 207 (12.91%) Apache
2 172 (10.73%) Tomcat
3 125 (7.80%) IIS
4 81 (5.05%) WebSphere
5 80 (4.99%) WebLogic
6 76 (4.74%) JBoss
7 66 (4.12%) MS Exchange
8 47 (2.93%) WebSphere Application Server
9 39 (2.43%) OpenStack
10 31 (1.93%) Exchange Server 2010
11 27 (1.68%) SharePoint
11 27 (1.68%) Drupal
12 23 (1.43%) CMS
13 21 (1.31%) MQSeries
14 20 (1.25%) Lync
15 19 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2013
16 17 (1.06%) WordPress
17 15 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2007
17 15 (0.94%) Zope
17 15 (0.94%) Plone
Applications
1 122 (7.61%) MS Excel
2 81 (5.05%) MS Office
3 20 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.31%) Final Cut Pro
4 5 (0.31%) Mingle
5 4 (0.25%) Mathematica
5 4 (0.25%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.19%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.12%) MS Project
8 1 (0.062%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 16 (1.00%) Magento
2 10 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.56%) AWD
4 7 (0.44%) CA PPM
4 7 (0.44%) Maximo
4 7 (0.44%) Agresso
5 5 (0.31%) SAP Business One
6 3 (0.19%) RiskWrite
6 3 (0.19%) Tridion
6 3 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.062%) Oracle 11i
8 1 (0.062%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.062%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 131 (8.17%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (2.31%) SaaS
3 32 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 31 (1.93%) Cloud Computing
5 29 (1.81%) AWS CloudFormation
6 27 (1.68%) Office 365
7 19 (1.19%) PaaS
8 16 (1.00%) IaaS
9 14 (0.87%) IBM SmartCloud
10 13 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
11 10 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
12 8 (0.50%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 7 (0.44%) GitHub
14 5 (0.31%) Sage Pay
15 3 (0.19%) Google Compute Engine
15 3 (0.19%) Google App Engine
16 2 (0.12%) Heroku
17 1 (0.062%) Google Apps
17 1 (0.062%) HP Helion
17 1 (0.062%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 151 (9.42%) TCP/IP
2 148 (9.23%) DNS
3 143 (8.92%) Firewall
4 136 (8.48%) SAN
5 119 (7.42%) Internet
6 98 (6.11%) HTTP
7 76 (4.74%) DHCP
8 59 (3.68%) Wireless
9 50 (3.12%) WAN
9 50 (3.12%) VPN
10 49 (3.06%) LAN
11 45 (2.81%) VoIP
12 40 (2.50%) SMTP
13 36 (2.25%) FTP
14 32 (2.00%) Ethernet
15 26 (1.62%) SSL
15 26 (1.62%) ZigBee
15 26 (1.62%) NAS
16 25 (1.56%) Network Security
17 23 (1.43%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 308 (19.21%) MySQL
2 207 (12.91%) SQL Server
3 97 (6.05%) Relational Database
4 70 (4.37%) PostgreSQL
5 67 (4.18%) Oracle Database
6 60 (3.74%) RDBMS
7 48 (2.99%) DB2
8 43 (2.68%) NoSQL
9 28 (1.75%) MongoDB
10 27 (1.68%) MS Access
11 24 (1.50%) Oracle Database 11g
12 16 (1.00%) Oracle Database 10g
13 14 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
13 14 (0.87%) Big Data
14 13 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
15 11 (0.69%) Firebird
15 11 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
15 11 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
16 10 (0.62%) Neo4j
17 9 (0.56%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 98 (6.11%) Git (software)
2 75 (4.68%) Subversion
3 49 (3.06%) JIRA
4 40 (2.50%) Maven
4 40 (2.50%) Jenkins
5 34 (2.12%) Eclipse
6 30 (1.87%) Visual Studio
7 27 (1.68%) JUnit
8 20 (1.25%) Ant
9 18 (1.12%) Selenium
10 17 (1.06%) GCC
11 15 (0.94%) Bugzilla
12 13 (0.81%) Toad
12 13 (0.81%) MSTest
13 12 (0.75%) Mercurial
13 12 (0.75%) JMeter
14 11 (0.69%) Hudson
15 10 (0.62%) SoapUI
15 10 (0.62%) Mockito
16 9 (0.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 214 (13.35%) Finance
2 93 (5.80%) Telecoms
3 64 (3.99%) Retail
4 59 (3.68%) Banking
5 42 (2.62%) Games
6 40 (2.50%) Marketing
7 35 (2.18%) Automotive
8 26 (1.62%) Manufacturing
9 23 (1.43%) Legal
10 21 (1.31%) Electronics
11 17 (1.06%) Law
12 15 (0.94%) Billing
13 11 (0.69%) Online Betting
13 11 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
14 10 (0.62%) Financial Institution
15 9 (0.56%) German Language
16 8 (0.50%) French Language
16 8 (0.50%) Advertising
16 8 (0.50%) Publishing
17 7 (0.44%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 410 (25.58%) Developer
2 240 (14.97%) Software Engineer
3 189 (11.79%) Analyst
4 151 (9.42%) Administrator
5 132 (8.23%) Software Developer
6 113 (7.05%) Support Analyst
7 111 (6.92%) Systems Administrator
8 98 (6.11%) Java Developer
9 83 (5.18%) Senior Developer
10 81 (5.05%) Support Engineer
11 79 (4.93%) Linux Administrator
12 68 (4.24%) Applications Support
13 62 (3.87%) Web Developer
13 62 (3.87%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 60 (3.74%) Embedded Software Engineer
15 59 (3.68%) Consultant
16 55 (3.43%) Architect
17 54 (3.37%) Test Engineer
18 53 (3.31%) Applications Support Analyst
19 50 (3.12%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 244 (15.22%) HTML
2 178 (11.10%) Web Services
3 159 (9.92%) CSS
4 144 (8.98%) J2EE
5 137 (8.55%) XML
6 123 (7.67%) jQuery
7 96 (5.99%) .NET
8 77 (4.80%) HTML5
9 75 (4.68%) Spring
10 71 (4.43%) SOAP
11 59 (3.68%) Hibernate
12 53 (3.31%) LAMP
13 51 (3.18%) Middleware
14 48 (2.99%) CSS3
15 39 (2.43%) Ajax
15 39 (2.43%) Flash
16 37 (2.31%) ASP.NET
17 34 (2.12%) JDBC
18 33 (2.06%) RESTful
19 32 (2.00%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 189 (11.79%) Computer Science
2 119 (7.42%) Analytical Skills
3 73 (4.55%) Open Source
4 64 (3.99%) Management Information System
5 52 (3.24%) Mathematics
6 44 (2.74%) Device Driver
7 41 (2.56%) Algorithms
8 33 (2.06%) Clustering
9 32 (2.00%) iSeries
10 28 (1.75%) User Experience
11 26 (1.62%) Visualisation
12 24 (1.50%) Embedded Systems
12 24 (1.50%) Replication
13 23 (1.43%) AS400
13 23 (1.43%) Physics
14 22 (1.37%) Internet of Things
15 20 (1.25%) Statistics
16 16 (1.00%) Client/Server
16 16 (1.00%) PKI
17 15 (0.94%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 702 (43.79%) Windows
2 509 (31.75%) UNIX
3 147 (9.17%) Solaris
4 106 (6.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 94 (5.86%) Android
6 92 (5.74%) AIX
7 67 (4.18%) Debian
8 56 (3.49%) Embedded Linux
9 54 (3.37%) Apple iOS
10 53 (3.31%) CentOS
10 53 (3.31%) Windows Server 2012
11 52 (3.24%) Windows Server 2008
12 47 (2.93%) HPUX
12 47 (2.93%) Windows Server 2003
13 39 (2.43%) Windows 7
14 31 (1.93%) Windows 8
15 28 (1.75%) Mac OS X
16 26 (1.62%) Windows XP
17 22 (1.37%) Ubuntu
18 10 (0.62%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 310 (19.34%) Software Engineering
2 235 (14.66%) ITIL
3 206 (12.85%) Agile Software Development
4 142 (8.86%) OO
5 91 (5.68%) E-Commerce
6 83 (5.18%) Scrum
6 83 (5.18%) Web Development
7 77 (4.80%) Disaster Recovery
8 76 (4.74%) MVC
8 76 (4.74%) Automated Testing
9 75 (4.68%) Project Management
10 65 (4.05%) Configuration Management
10 65 (4.05%) DevOps
11 60 (3.74%) Problem Management
12 59 (3.68%) Mentoring
13 57 (3.56%) Performance Tuning
13 57 (3.56%) Test Scripting
14 56 (3.49%) TDD
15 55 (3.43%) Service Management
16 54 (3.37%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 553 (34.50%) SQL
2 457 (28.51%) Java
3 345 (21.52%) Python
4 339 (21.15%) C
5 337 (21.02%) C++
6 282 (17.59%) Perl
7 274 (17.09%) JavaScript
8 199 (12.41%) PHP
9 141 (8.80%) Bash Shell
10 139 (8.67%) Shell Script
11 109 (6.80%) C#
12 87 (5.43%) PL/SQL
13 68 (4.24%) PowerShell
14 46 (2.87%) Ruby
15 38 (2.37%) Embedded C
16 20 (1.25%) PHP5
17 19 (1.19%) T-SQL
18 17 (1.06%) XPath
18 17 (1.06%) Embedded C++
18 17 (1.06%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 345 (21.52%) Degree
2 35 (2.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 33 (2.06%) MCSE
4 30 (1.87%) ITIL Certification
5 29 (1.81%) Security Cleared
6 26 (1.62%) Cisco Certification
7 25 (1.56%) CCNA
8 22 (1.37%) Sun Certification
9 18 (1.12%) SC Cleared
10 17 (1.06%) ISEB
10 17 (1.06%) PhD
11 13 (0.81%) LPIC
12 11 (0.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 11 (0.69%) CCNP
12 11 (0.69%) Six Sigma Green Belt
13 10 (0.62%) ISTQB
14 9 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 8 (0.50%) CISSP
16 7 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 6 (0.37%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (6.18%) SLA
2 89 (5.55%) QA
3 8 (0.50%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.19%) ISO 9000
6 2 (0.12%) COBIT
6 2 (0.12%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.12%) JTAG
6 2 (0.12%) IEC 61508
6 2 (0.12%) DO-178B
System Software
1 154 (9.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 132 (8.23%) Active Directory
3 46 (2.87%) Hyper-V
4 44 (2.74%) Firmware
5 42 (2.62%) vSphere
6 35 (2.18%) VMware ESX
7 30 (1.87%) iptables
8 27 (1.68%) NFS
9 23 (1.43%) Samba
10 22 (1.37%) KVM
11 18 (1.12%) vCloud
11 18 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
12 16 (1.00%) VMware Server
13 15 (0.94%) XenApp
13 15 (0.94%) Xen
14 14 (0.87%) Postfix
15 12 (0.75%) XenDesktop
16 10 (0.62%) VirtualBox
17 9 (0.56%) Varnish
17 9 (0.56%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 74 (4.62%) Puppet
2 54 (3.37%) Opscode Chef
3 46 (2.87%) Tivoli
4 39 (2.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 32 (2.00%) Nagios
6 26 (1.62%) SCCM
7 24 (1.50%) Ansible
8 16 (1.00%) Cacti
9 12 (0.75%) SCOM
10 10 (0.62%) Data Guard
11 9 (0.56%) Backup Exec
12 8 (0.50%) Vagrant
13 7 (0.44%) Opsview
13 7 (0.44%) WSUS
13 7 (0.44%) OPNET
14 6 (0.37%) Oracle RMAN
14 6 (0.37%) OpenView
15 5 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 5 (0.31%) Business Desktop Deployment
15 5 (0.31%) Mesos
Vendors
1 348 (21.71%) Oracle
2 250 (15.60%) Microsoft
3 221 (13.79%) VMware
4 143 (8.92%) IBM
5 125 (7.80%) Red Hat
6 110 (6.86%) Cisco
7 86 (5.36%) Citrix
8 76 (4.74%) HP
9 73 (4.55%) NetApp
10 46 (2.87%) Sun
11 37 (2.31%) BMC
12 34 (2.12%) F5
13 31 (1.93%) Juniper
14 26 (1.62%) SAP
15 25 (1.56%) CheckPoint
16 21 (1.31%) Perforce
17 19 (1.19%) Google
17 19 (1.19%) Symantec
17 19 (1.19%) Dell
18 16 (1.00%) 3PAR
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