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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 19 17 17
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 810 901 1123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 10.64% 12.64% 12.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.36% 41.81% 40.70%
Number of salaries quoted 653 777 889
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 £30,000 £28,300 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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
2168 2155 2759
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 28.47% 30.22% 30.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1779 1836 2291
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 16 September 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 16 September 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 -8 357 £43,500 +8.75% 69
Hertfordshire 0 241 £47,000 +17.50% 29
Bedfordshire -15 72 £42,500 -4.49% 3
Essex -6 71 £42,500 +6.25% 12
Suffolk +13 63 £35,000 -3.44% 3
Norfolk -5 12 £37,750 +67.77% 2
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 611 (34.56%) UNIX
2 603 (34.11%) Windows
3 494 (27.94%) Java
4 486 (27.49%) SQL
5 459 (25.96%) Oracle
6 426 (24.10%) Python
7 399 (22.57%) Degree
8 364 (20.59%) Software Engineering
9 330 (18.67%) Finance
10 315 (17.82%) Perl
11 302 (17.08%) C
12 293 (16.57%) JavaScript
13 268 (15.16%) VMware
14 262 (14.82%) MySQL
15 261 (14.76%) Computer Science
16 250 (14.14%) HTML
17 249 (14.08%) C++
18 248 (14.03%) Microsoft
19 241 (13.63%) Apache
20 236 (13.35%) OO
21 228 (12.90%) PHP
22 226 (12.78%) Agile Software Development
23 211 (11.93%) Red Hat
24 202 (11.43%) Firewall
25 197 (11.14%) Solaris
26 185 (10.46%) C#
26 185 (10.46%) VMware Infrastructure
27 183 (10.35%) Shell Script
28 182 (10.29%) Tomcat
29 180 (10.18%) CSS

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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
1 241 (13.63%) Apache
2 182 (10.29%) Tomcat
3 109 (6.17%) IIS
4 70 (3.96%) WebSphere
5 59 (3.34%) MS Exchange
6 55 (3.11%) WebSphere Application Server
7 41 (2.32%) IBM HTTP Server
8 39 (2.21%) MQSeries
9 35 (1.98%) CMS
10 28 (1.58%) OpenStack
11 27 (1.53%) GlassFish
12 25 (1.41%) SharePoint
12 25 (1.41%) Oracle Application Server
13 21 (1.19%) WebLogic
13 21 (1.19%) Lync
14 19 (1.07%) Node.js
15 18 (1.02%) WordPress
15 18 (1.02%) Drupal
16 16 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
16 16 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 77 (4.36%) MS Office
2 64 (3.62%) MS Excel
3 8 (0.45%) MS Project
4 7 (0.40%) Mingle
5 5 (0.28%) Simulink
6 4 (0.23%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.23%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.057%) 3ds Max
8 1 (0.057%) SPSS
8 1 (0.057%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.057%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.057%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 39 (2.21%) Oracle EBS
2 25 (1.41%) Magento
3 22 (1.24%) Oracle Applications
4 21 (1.19%) Oracle 11i
5 14 (0.79%) Oracle CRM
6 13 (0.74%) Oracle EBS R12
7 6 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
7 6 (0.34%) Tridion
8 4 (0.23%) RiskWrite
8 4 (0.23%) FastVal
8 4 (0.23%) SunGard APT
8 4 (0.23%) SAP Business One
8 4 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 3 (0.17%) osCommerce
9 3 (0.17%) AWD
10 2 (0.11%) CubeCart
10 2 (0.11%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.057%) Dynamics NAV
11 1 (0.057%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 84 (4.75%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (2.66%) SaaS
3 44 (2.49%) PaaS
4 25 (1.41%) IaaS
5 17 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
6 16 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
7 12 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (0.57%) Google App Engine
9 8 (0.45%) Google Compute Engine
10 7 (0.40%) Office 365
11 4 (0.23%) Amazon ELB
12 3 (0.17%) Route 53
12 3 (0.17%) IBM SmartCloud
13 1 (0.057%) Amazon S3
13 1 (0.057%) Google Apps
13 1 (0.057%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 202 (11.43%) Firewall
2 158 (8.94%) TCP/IP
3 151 (8.54%) DNS
4 146 (8.26%) SAN
5 145 (8.20%) HTTP
6 110 (6.22%) Internet
7 90 (5.09%) DHCP
8 82 (4.64%) Wireless
9 79 (4.47%) WAN
10 72 (4.07%) LAN
11 65 (3.68%) VPN
12 54 (3.05%) FTP
13 45 (2.55%) NAS
14 43 (2.43%) VoIP
15 33 (1.87%) SSH
16 32 (1.81%) LTE
17 31 (1.75%) VLAN
18 29 (1.64%) SS7
19 27 (1.53%) SNMP
20 26 (1.47%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 262 (14.82%) MySQL
2 172 (9.73%) Oracle Database
3 158 (8.94%) SQL Server
4 149 (8.43%) Relational Database
5 102 (5.77%) NoSQL
6 93 (5.26%) RDBMS
7 78 (4.41%) Oracle Database 11g
8 63 (3.56%) DB2
9 55 (3.11%) PostgreSQL
10 48 (2.71%) MongoDB
11 28 (1.58%) Informix
12 27 (1.53%) Oracle Database 12c
13 25 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
14 24 (1.36%) Apache Cassandra
15 20 (1.13%) Big Data
16 18 (1.02%) Oracle9i Database
17 17 (0.96%) Oracle Database 10g
17 17 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
17 17 (0.96%) Hadoop
18 16 (0.90%) BigTable
Development Applications
1 125 (7.07%) Git (software)
2 76 (4.30%) Subversion
3 48 (2.71%) Jenkins
4 42 (2.38%) JIRA
5 38 (2.15%) JUnit
6 35 (1.98%) Maven
7 32 (1.81%) Eclipse
8 26 (1.47%) Ant
9 25 (1.41%) Bugzilla
9 25 (1.41%) Selenium
10 17 (0.96%) Visual Studio
10 17 (0.96%) Toad
10 17 (0.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 17 (0.96%) GCC
11 15 (0.85%) Hudson
11 15 (0.85%) Rational Application Developer
12 14 (0.79%) LLVM
13 13 (0.74%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
14 12 (0.68%) TeamCity
15 10 (0.57%) WebDriver
General
1 330 (18.67%) Finance
2 152 (8.60%) Telecoms
3 100 (5.66%) Retail
4 66 (3.73%) Games
5 63 (3.56%) Manufacturing
6 44 (2.49%) Banking
7 35 (1.98%) Marketing
8 33 (1.87%) Automotive
8 33 (1.87%) Electronics
9 23 (1.30%) Billing
10 17 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
11 14 (0.79%) Multimedia
12 13 (0.74%) Online Betting
13 10 (0.57%) Back Office
14 9 (0.51%) Financial Institution
14 9 (0.51%) Military
15 5 (0.28%) Aerospace
15 5 (0.28%) French Language
15 5 (0.28%) German Language
15 5 (0.28%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 444 (25.11%) Developer
2 270 (15.27%) Administrator
3 258 (14.59%) Software Engineer
4 218 (12.33%) Systems Administrator
5 163 (9.22%) Analyst
6 119 (6.73%) Linux Administrator
7 118 (6.67%) Software Developer
8 111 (6.28%) Support Engineer
9 103 (5.83%) Java Developer
10 102 (5.77%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 90 (5.09%) Support Analyst
12 75 (4.24%) DBA
13 70 (3.96%) Architect
14 65 (3.68%) Senior Developer
15 63 (3.56%) Oracle DBA
16 62 (3.51%) PHP Developer
17 60 (3.39%) Consultant
18 58 (3.28%) Programmer
18 58 (3.28%) Test Engineer
19 55 (3.11%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 250 (14.14%) HTML
2 180 (10.18%) CSS
3 179 (10.12%) Web Services
4 141 (7.98%) XML
5 120 (6.79%) J2EE
6 104 (5.88%) jQuery
7 99 (5.60%) .NET
8 95 (5.37%) LAMP
9 91 (5.15%) Middleware
10 73 (4.13%) HTML5
11 61 (3.45%) JSP
12 50 (2.83%) Ajax
13 49 (2.77%) Spring
14 47 (2.66%) JDBC
15 42 (2.38%) ASP.NET
16 41 (2.32%) JSON
17 37 (2.09%) Symfony
18 36 (2.04%) Struts
19 35 (1.98%) AngularJS
19 35 (1.98%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 261 (14.76%) Computer Science
2 155 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
3 104 (5.88%) Open Source
4 80 (4.52%) Mathematics
5 57 (3.22%) Replication
6 50 (2.83%) Device Driver
7 49 (2.77%) Management Information System
8 33 (1.87%) PKI
9 29 (1.64%) IPTV
9 29 (1.64%) Physics
10 26 (1.47%) Statistics
11 25 (1.41%) Visualisation
12 23 (1.30%) Streaming Video
13 22 (1.24%) Clustering
13 22 (1.24%) MPEG
14 21 (1.19%) Artificial Intelligence
14 21 (1.19%) User Experience
14 21 (1.19%) Mobile App
15 20 (1.13%) Wiki
16 19 (1.07%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 611 (34.56%) UNIX
2 603 (34.11%) Windows
3 197 (11.14%) Solaris
4 139 (7.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 106 (6.00%) AIX
6 89 (5.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 84 (4.75%) CentOS
8 77 (4.36%) Android
9 76 (4.30%) Apple iOS
10 55 (3.11%) Ubuntu
11 53 (3.00%) Windows Server 2003
12 47 (2.66%) Embedded Linux
13 39 (2.21%) HPUX
14 38 (2.15%) Debian
14 38 (2.15%) Windows Server 2012
15 27 (1.53%) Mac OS X
16 25 (1.41%) Oracle Linux
17 23 (1.30%) Windows 7
18 20 (1.13%) SUSE
19 17 (0.96%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 364 (20.59%) Software Engineering
2 236 (13.35%) OO
3 226 (12.78%) Agile Software Development
4 153 (8.65%) E-Commerce
5 149 (8.43%) ITIL
6 140 (7.92%) Multithreading
7 118 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
8 95 (5.37%) MVC
9 81 (4.58%) Migration
10 78 (4.41%) DevOps
11 76 (4.30%) Scrum
12 74 (4.19%) TDD
12 74 (4.19%) Web Development
13 64 (3.62%) OOD
13 64 (3.62%) Mentoring
14 57 (3.22%) UML
15 56 (3.17%) Configuration Management
15 56 (3.17%) Disaster Recovery
16 53 (3.00%) Service Delivery
17 49 (2.77%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 494 (27.94%) Java
2 486 (27.49%) SQL
3 426 (24.10%) Python
4 315 (17.82%) Perl
5 302 (17.08%) C
6 293 (16.57%) JavaScript
7 249 (14.08%) C++
8 228 (12.90%) PHP
9 185 (10.46%) C#
10 183 (10.35%) Shell Script
11 171 (9.67%) Bash Shell
12 89 (5.03%) Ruby
13 84 (4.75%) PL/SQL
14 73 (4.13%) PowerShell
15 40 (2.26%) Embedded C
16 38 (2.15%) T-SQL
17 29 (1.64%) AWK
18 27 (1.53%) Objective-C
18 27 (1.53%) Korn
19 22 (1.24%) Scala
Qualifications
1 399 (22.57%) Degree
2 52 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 50 (2.83%) Cisco Certification
4 38 (2.15%) CCNA
5 31 (1.75%) MCSE
6 30 (1.70%) RHCE
7 24 (1.36%) Sun Certification
8 23 (1.30%) Oracle Certification
8 23 (1.30%) OCP
8 23 (1.30%) CCNP
9 22 (1.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 18 (1.02%) CISSP
11 17 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
11 17 (0.96%) Security Cleared
12 15 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 12 (0.68%) VCP5
14 9 (0.51%) MCSA
14 9 (0.51%) ISEB
15 8 (0.45%) MCITP
15 8 (0.45%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (5.60%) QA
2 50 (2.83%) SLA
3 29 (1.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 14 (0.79%) JTAG
5 10 (0.57%) PCI DSS
5 10 (0.57%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.28%) IEC 61508
6 5 (0.28%) DO-178B
7 4 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.11%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 185 (10.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 139 (7.86%) Active Directory
3 67 (3.79%) Hyper-V
4 56 (3.17%) KVM
5 51 (2.88%) Oracle RAC
6 50 (2.83%) Oracle RMAN
7 45 (2.55%) vSphere
8 41 (2.32%) Xen
8 41 (2.32%) VMware ESX
9 27 (1.53%) VMware ESXi
10 14 (0.79%) QEMU
11 12 (0.68%) NFS
12 11 (0.62%) OpenSIPS
13 10 (0.57%) VMware Server
13 10 (0.57%) Terminal Services
14 6 (0.34%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 6 (0.34%) Squid
15 5 (0.28%) Corosync
16 4 (0.23%) PowerHA
16 4 (0.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 93 (5.26%) Puppet
2 64 (3.62%) Opscode Chef
3 33 (1.87%) Data Guard
4 30 (1.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 23 (1.30%) Oracle Identity Management
6 21 (1.19%) SCOM
7 20 (1.13%) SCCM
8 16 (0.90%) Nagios
9 15 (0.85%) EMC NetWorker
10 13 (0.74%) Tivoli
11 11 (0.62%) ZABBIX
11 11 (0.62%) Red Hat Satellite
11 11 (0.62%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 10 (0.57%) HP SIM
13 8 (0.45%) Ansible
14 7 (0.40%) Business Desktop Deployment
14 7 (0.40%) Opsview
15 5 (0.28%) NetBackup
15 5 (0.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 5 (0.28%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 459 (25.96%) Oracle
2 268 (15.16%) VMware
3 248 (14.03%) Microsoft
4 211 (11.93%) Red Hat
5 154 (8.71%) Cisco
6 87 (4.92%) HP
7 78 (4.41%) Sun
8 63 (3.56%) IBM
9 60 (3.39%) NetApp
10 57 (3.22%) CheckPoint
11 51 (2.88%) SAP
12 49 (2.77%) JBoss
13 38 (2.15%) Citrix
14 35 (1.98%) Zend
15 31 (1.75%) EMC
16 29 (1.64%) Perforce
17 23 (1.30%) Google
18 19 (1.07%) Sybase
18 19 (1.07%) Dell
18 19 (1.07%) Juniper
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