The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 16 16 16
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 9959 10573 11267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 10.87% 10.52% 10.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 43.78% 40.07% 38.96%
Number of salaries quoted 8430 8829 9413
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
Linux
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Operating Systems Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
22750 26386 28921
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 24.82% 26.26% 27.01%
Number of salaries quoted 19647 22490 24221
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.73%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in England

Linux
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the England region.

Linux Salary Trend in England

Linux
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the England region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in England

Linux
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the England region over the 3 months to 30 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London 0 4400 £57,500 - 500
South East +2 2572 £47,500 +11.76% 236
East of England +4 692 £45,000 - 103
South West -1 689 £40,000 - 107
West Midlands +6 447 £37,500 -6.25% 66
Yorkshire -9 422 £40,500 -4.70% 73
North West -5 398 £42,500 +13.33% 83
East Midlands +8 284 £42,500 +8.97% 30
North East +17 80 £40,000 +14.28% 26
Midlands +12 4 £46,750 +107.77%
Linux
UK

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Linux.

1 7159 (35.74%) Windows
2 5253 (26.22%) Python
3 5147 (25.69%) Unix
4 5098 (25.45%) Java
5 4901 (24.46%) Agile Software Development
6 4605 (22.99%) SQL
7 3927 (19.60%) MySQL
8 3863 (19.28%) Finance
9 3665 (18.29%) VMware
10 3565 (17.80%) JavaScript
11 3518 (17.56%) DevOps
12 3366 (16.80%) Puppet
13 3153 (15.74%) Amazon AWS
14 3054 (15.24%) Degree
15 3048 (15.21%) Oracle
16 2991 (14.93%) PHP
17 2856 (14.26%) C++
18 2855 (14.25%) Apache
19 2833 (14.14%) HTML
20 2820 (14.08%) Git (software)
21 2692 (13.44%) Red Hat
22 2662 (13.29%) Bash Shell
23 2565 (12.80%) Microsoft
24 2559 (12.77%) Software Engineering
25 2557 (12.76%) Perl
26 2443 (12.19%) CSS
27 2442 (12.19%) VMware Infrastructure
28 2427 (12.12%) Firewall
29 2241 (11.19%) Opscode Chef
30 2240 (11.18%) Jenkins

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2855 (14.25%) Apache
2 1526 (7.62%) Tomcat
3 898 (4.48%) IIS
4 799 (3.99%) JBoss
5 798 (3.98%) nginx
6 618 (3.08%) WebSphere
7 614 (3.06%) MS Exchange
8 599 (2.99%) Elasticsearch
9 556 (2.78%) WebLogic
10 492 (2.46%) OpenStack
11 339 (1.69%) Confluence
12 326 (1.63%) SharePoint
13 255 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
14 241 (1.20%) CMS
15 207 (1.03%) Apache Spark
16 206 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
17 189 (0.94%) Drupal
18 188 (0.94%) WordPress
19 153 (0.76%) WebSphere Application Server
20 151 (0.75%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1043 (5.21%) MS Excel
2 362 (1.81%) MS Office
3 108 (0.54%) MS Visio
4 97 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
5 69 (0.34%) Photoshop
6 30 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 26 (0.13%) MS Project
8 19 (0.095%) Adobe Illustrator
8 19 (0.095%) Final Cut Pro
9 13 (0.065%) MODO
10 11 (0.055%) Mozilla Thunderbird
11 9 (0.045%) Gliffy
11 9 (0.045%) OmniGraffle
12 8 (0.040%) GNU Octave
12 8 (0.040%) SPSS
13 7 (0.035%) HipChat
13 7 (0.035%) Simulink
14 6 (0.030%) Spreadsheet
15 4 (0.020%) Adobe After Effects
15 4 (0.020%) Maya
Business Applications
1 133 (0.66%) Magento
2 132 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 63 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
4 48 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
5 46 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
6 35 (0.17%) assyst
7 34 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
8 33 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
9 29 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
10 28 (0.14%) Oracle 11i
11 21 (0.10%) Unit4 Business World
12 17 (0.085%) Oracle Financials
12 17 (0.085%) Remedy ITSM
13 15 (0.075%) Adobe Campaign
13 15 (0.075%) Oracle ERP
13 15 (0.075%) Sentinel
14 14 (0.070%) Salerio
15 13 (0.065%) MetaTrader
15 13 (0.065%) RMDS
15 13 (0.065%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 3153 (15.74%) Amazon AWS
2 863 (4.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 751 (3.75%) SaaS
4 480 (2.40%) Office 365
5 374 (1.87%) Amazon EC2
6 359 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
7 321 (1.60%) GitHub
8 307 (1.53%) IaaS
9 304 (1.52%) PaaS
10 218 (1.09%) Amazon S3
11 162 (0.81%) AWS CloudFormation
12 158 (0.79%) Google Cloud Platform
13 101 (0.50%) Route 53
13 101 (0.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 75 (0.37%) OpenShift
15 59 (0.29%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 58 (0.29%) Amazon ELB
17 56 (0.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 56 (0.28%) AWS Lambda
18 55 (0.27%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 2427 (12.12%) Firewall
2 2031 (10.14%) TCP/IP
3 1702 (8.50%) DNS
4 1278 (6.38%) SAN
5 970 (4.84%) Internet
5 970 (4.84%) WAN
6 915 (4.57%) HTTP
7 899 (4.49%) LAN
8 879 (4.39%) VPN
9 655 (3.27%) DHCP
10 565 (2.82%) Network Security
11 508 (2.54%) VoIP
12 505 (2.52%) LDAP
13 494 (2.47%) SSL
14 467 (2.33%) NAS
15 356 (1.78%) MPLS
16 347 (1.73%) SMTP
17 337 (1.68%) VLAN
18 324 (1.62%) Wireless
19 289 (1.44%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3927 (19.60%) MySQL
2 2144 (10.70%) SQL Server
3 1120 (5.59%) MongoDB
4 1053 (5.26%) NoSQL
5 1036 (5.17%) Relational Database
6 928 (4.63%) PostgreSQL
7 766 (3.82%) Big Data
8 668 (3.33%) Hadoop
9 620 (3.09%) Oracle Database
10 530 (2.65%) RDBMS
11 472 (2.36%) Redis
12 430 (2.15%) Apache Cassandra
13 226 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
14 223 (1.11%) DB2
15 217 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
16 184 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
17 177 (0.88%) Amazon RDS
18 165 (0.82%) Apache Hive
19 160 (0.80%) HBase
20 131 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2820 (14.08%) Git (software)
2 2240 (11.18%) Jenkins
3 1141 (5.70%) JIRA
4 1127 (5.63%) Subversion
5 733 (3.66%) Maven
6 556 (2.78%) Selenium
7 448 (2.24%) JUnit
8 358 (1.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 340 (1.70%) Cucumber
10 339 (1.69%) Vagrant
11 327 (1.63%) Eclipse
12 292 (1.46%) TeamCity
13 252 (1.26%) Gradle
14 234 (1.17%) Ant
15 192 (0.96%) PHPUnit
16 186 (0.93%) Hudson
17 174 (0.87%) Visual Studio
18 152 (0.76%) Grunt
19 143 (0.71%) Mockito
20 141 (0.70%) Mercurial
General
1 3863 (19.28%) Finance
2 1213 (6.06%) Telecoms
3 1082 (5.40%) Banking
4 680 (3.39%) Marketing
5 646 (3.22%) Games
6 642 (3.20%) Retail
7 365 (1.82%) Electronics
8 320 (1.60%) Advertising
9 310 (1.55%) Manufacturing
10 286 (1.43%) Law
11 275 (1.37%) Front Office
12 238 (1.19%) Publishing
13 221 (1.10%) Back Office
14 201 (1.00%) Financial Institution
15 172 (0.86%) Investment Banking
16 149 (0.74%) Automotive
17 138 (0.69%) Aerospace
18 109 (0.54%) German Language
19 108 (0.54%) Legal
20 107 (0.53%) French Language
Job Titles
1 5390 (26.91%) Developer
2 2167 (10.82%) Linux Engineer
3 1792 (8.95%) DevOps Engineer
4 1691 (8.44%) Administrator
5 1405 (7.01%) Analyst
6 1355 (6.76%) Java Developer
7 1260 (6.29%) PHP Developer
8 1259 (6.28%) Support Engineer
9 1207 (6.03%) Systems Administrator
10 1168 (5.83%) Software Engineer
11 981 (4.90%) Linux Administrator
12 964 (4.81%) Senior Developer
13 928 (4.63%) Systems Engineer
14 828 (4.13%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 811 (4.05%) Applications Support
16 809 (4.04%) Linux/Unix DevOps
17 764 (3.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 749 (3.74%) C++ Developer
19 649 (3.24%) Support Analyst
20 626 (3.12%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2833 (14.14%) HTML
2 2443 (12.19%) CSS
3 1962 (9.79%) Web Services
4 1834 (9.15%) LAMP
5 1315 (6.56%) jQuery
6 1251 (6.24%) XML
7 1124 (5.61%) AngularJS
8 970 (4.84%) Spring
9 955 (4.77%) .NET
10 951 (4.75%) HTML5
11 888 (4.43%) REST
12 777 (3.88%) Node.js
13 747 (3.73%) JSON
14 664 (3.31%) Middleware
15 603 (3.01%) J2EE
16 590 (2.95%) RESTful
17 587 (2.93%) SOAP
18 575 (2.87%) CSS3
19 452 (2.26%) Ajax
20 451 (2.25%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 2000 (9.98%) Computer Science
2 1375 (6.86%) Analytical Skills
3 1286 (6.42%) Data Centre
4 575 (2.87%) Mathematics
5 511 (2.55%) Clustering
6 510 (2.55%) Management Information System
7 471 (2.35%) User Experience
8 433 (2.16%) Fintech
9 417 (2.08%) Algorithms
10 362 (1.81%) Hedge funds
11 361 (1.80%) Mobile App
12 325 (1.62%) Replication
13 282 (1.41%) Equities
14 271 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
15 264 (1.32%) Physics
16 248 (1.24%) Derivative
17 239 (1.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 239 (1.19%) PKI
18 230 (1.15%) iPad
19 216 (1.08%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7159 (35.74%) Windows
2 5147 (25.69%) Unix
3 2213 (11.05%) Windows Server
4 2132 (10.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1347 (6.72%) CentOS
6 1071 (5.35%) Ubuntu
7 927 (4.63%) Solaris
8 866 (4.32%) Windows Server 2008
9 738 (3.68%) Windows Server 2012
10 529 (2.64%) Debian
11 476 (2.38%) AIX
12 446 (2.23%) Android
13 425 (2.12%) Windows Server 2003
14 409 (2.04%) Mac OS X
15 307 (1.53%) Apple iOS
16 298 (1.49%) Windows 7
17 211 (1.05%) SUSE
18 188 (0.94%) Oracle Linux
19 176 (0.88%) Embedded Linux
20 166 (0.83%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4901 (24.46%) Agile Software Development
2 3518 (17.56%) DevOps
3 2559 (12.77%) Software Engineering
4 1963 (9.80%) ITIL
5 1876 (9.36%) Continuous Integration
6 1777 (8.87%) Configuration Management
7 1728 (8.63%) Scrum
8 1606 (8.02%) Open Source
9 1583 (7.90%) OO
10 1486 (7.42%) TDD
11 1159 (5.79%) Web Development
12 1120 (5.59%) MVC
13 1078 (5.38%) E-Commerce
14 929 (4.64%) OOP
15 909 (4.54%) High Availability
16 902 (4.50%) Multithreading
17 879 (4.39%) Mentoring
18 759 (3.79%) SDLC
19 714 (3.56%) Project Management
20 689 (3.44%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 5253 (26.22%) Python
2 5098 (25.45%) Java
3 4605 (22.99%) SQL
4 3565 (17.80%) JavaScript
5 2991 (14.93%) PHP
6 2856 (14.26%) C++
7 2662 (13.29%) Bash Shell
8 2557 (12.76%) Perl
9 2238 (11.17%) Ruby
10 1663 (8.30%) C
11 1342 (6.70%) Shell Script
12 1278 (6.38%) PowerShell
13 1167 (5.83%) C#
14 414 (2.07%) Scala
15 403 (2.01%) PL/SQL
16 233 (1.16%) PHP 5
17 224 (1.12%) VB
18 202 (1.01%) T-SQL
19 184 (0.92%) Go
20 182 (0.91%) Korn
Qualifications
1 3054 (15.24%) Degree
2 1038 (5.18%) Security Cleared
3 777 (3.88%) Cisco Certification
4 596 (2.98%) SC Cleared
5 588 (2.94%) CCNA
6 459 (2.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 422 (2.11%) CISSP
8 355 (1.77%) CCNP
9 333 (1.66%) DV Cleared
10 324 (1.62%) MCSE
11 277 (1.38%) ITIL Certification
12 252 (1.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 209 (1.04%) RHCE
14 199 (0.99%) CISM
15 193 (0.96%) CEH
16 168 (0.84%) ISEB
17 164 (0.82%) MCSA
18 159 (0.79%) GIAC
19 153 (0.76%) RHCSA
20 151 (0.75%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 901 (4.50%) QA
2 467 (2.33%) SLA
3 316 (1.58%) PCI DSS
4 297 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 71 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 36 (0.18%) HIPAA
7 35 (0.17%) ISO 9001
8 20 (0.100%) HL7
9 17 (0.085%) FISMA
10 15 (0.075%) COBIT
10 15 (0.075%) ISO27002
11 13 (0.065%) Data Quality
11 13 (0.065%) JSP 440
11 13 (0.065%) PA-DSS
12 12 (0.060%) Disclosure Scotland
13 11 (0.055%) WCAG
14 10 (0.050%) GCP
14 10 (0.050%) ISO 8583
14 10 (0.050%) SEPA
14 10 (0.050%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2442 (12.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1778 (8.88%) Active Directory
3 1252 (6.25%) Docker
4 798 (3.98%) vSphere
5 739 (3.69%) Hyper-V
6 370 (1.85%) NFS
7 331 (1.65%) VMware ESXi
8 313 (1.56%) KVM
9 286 (1.43%) Virtual Machines
10 284 (1.42%) Oracle RAC
11 258 (1.29%) Xen
12 255 (1.27%) VMware ESX
13 237 (1.18%) Firmware
14 182 (0.91%) XenApp
15 168 (0.84%) XenServer
16 163 (0.81%) vCloud
17 155 (0.77%) Varnish
18 127 (0.63%) Virtual Servers
19 113 (0.56%) Squid
20 96 (0.48%) iptables
Systems Management
1 3366 (16.80%) Puppet
2 2241 (11.19%) Opscode Chef
3 1757 (8.77%) Ansible
4 905 (4.52%) Nagios
5 393 (1.96%) Salt
6 374 (1.87%) SCCM
7 210 (1.05%) Tivoli
8 205 (1.02%) SCOM
9 203 (1.01%) HAProxy
9 203 (1.01%) Kubernetes
10 190 (0.95%) Nessus
11 186 (0.93%) ZABBIX
12 177 (0.88%) NetBackup
13 162 (0.81%) Cobbler
13 162 (0.81%) WSUS
14 160 (0.80%) Terraform
15 149 (0.74%) Backup Exec
16 138 (0.69%) logstash
17 132 (0.66%) Control-M
18 119 (0.59%) Cacti
Vendors
1 3665 (18.29%) VMware
2 3048 (15.21%) Oracle
3 2692 (13.44%) Red Hat
4 2565 (12.80%) Microsoft
5 2123 (10.60%) Cisco
6 938 (4.68%) HP
7 658 (3.28%) Citrix
8 601 (3.00%) IBM
9 462 (2.31%) Google
10 449 (2.24%) NetApp
11 443 (2.21%) EMC
12 414 (2.07%) Juniper
13 384 (1.92%) Splunk
14 330 (1.65%) F5
15 321 (1.60%) Sun
16 294 (1.47%) Zend
17 290 (1.45%) CheckPoint
18 273 (1.36%) SAP
19 236 (1.18%) Apple
20 231 (1.15%) Rackspace
West Drayton, Middlesex
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 53 minutes ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £30-35,000 + Bens
Posted: 57 minutes ago
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum Annual Bonus 10%, Full Company Pensi
Posted: 1 hour ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oscar
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
East London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 1 hour ago
North London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £70k + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Warwickshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
East Sussex
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £30000 - £50000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + package
Posted: 16 hours ago
North Yorkshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 - £65000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £33,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
East Sussex
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £35000 - £50000 Per Annum perm
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Equity
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £70000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Send
Salary: From £55,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Stock options + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Imperative People
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent bens package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
East London
Client Server
Salary: £95k to £115k + bonus + benefits package
Posted: 17 hours ago