The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 16 18 17
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 10964 10368 12145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 10.29% 10.37% 11.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.06% 37.67% 39.28%
Number of salaries quoted 9152 8856 10459
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
28807 27522 30916
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.02% 27.53% 28.01%
Number of salaries quoted 24031 23657 26701
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 September 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in England

Linux
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the England region over the 3 months to 30 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
London +2 5057 £55,000 +10.00% 560
South East +2 2480 £40,000 - 296
East of England -1 830 £42,500 +6.25% 154
Yorkshire -3 707 £40,000 +14.28% 86
South West -1 583 £37,500 +4.16% 135
North West +4 529 £37,500 +4.04% 90
West Midlands +1 409 £37,500 - 41
East Midlands -3 309 £35,000 - 27
North East -7 85 £34,500 -8.00% 22
Midlands +3 1 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Linux
UK

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the 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 8349 (37.03%) Windows
2 7501 (33.27%) UNIX
3 6850 (30.38%) Java
4 5958 (26.43%) SQL
5 5560 (24.66%) MySQL
6 4757 (21.10%) Oracle
7 4326 (19.19%) Agile Software Development
8 4133 (18.33%) Apache
9 4031 (17.88%) Python
10 4025 (17.85%) Finance
11 3981 (17.66%) JavaScript
12 3941 (17.48%) Degree
13 3839 (17.03%) PHP
14 3686 (16.35%) HTML
15 3642 (16.15%) VMware
16 3325 (14.75%) Perl
17 3212 (14.25%) Red Hat
18 3018 (13.39%) C++
19 2784 (12.35%) CSS
20 2693 (11.94%) SQL Server
21 2670 (11.84%) Microsoft
22 2468 (10.95%) Software Engineering
23 2425 (10.76%) VMware Infrastructure
24 2424 (10.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
25 2381 (10.56%) TCP/IP
26 2356 (10.45%) Bash Shell
27 2330 (10.33%) Git (software)
28 2329 (10.33%) Puppet
29 2322 (10.30%) Tomcat
30 2313 (10.26%) Cisco

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the 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 4133 (18.33%) Apache
2 2322 (10.30%) Tomcat
3 1116 (4.95%) IIS
4 759 (3.37%) MS Exchange
5 735 (3.26%) nginx
6 702 (3.11%) WebLogic
7 657 (2.91%) WebSphere
8 504 (2.24%) Node.js
9 442 (1.96%) CMS
10 410 (1.82%) Drupal
11 371 (1.65%) SharePoint
12 326 (1.45%) OpenStack
13 312 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2010
13 312 (1.38%) Apache Solr
14 302 (1.34%) WordPress
15 257 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
16 191 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2007
17 179 (0.79%) WebSphere Application Server
18 167 (0.74%) Confluence
19 166 (0.74%) Jetty
Applications
1 1261 (5.59%) MS Excel
2 533 (2.36%) MS Office
3 149 (0.66%) MS Visio
3 149 (0.66%) Photoshop
4 63 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
5 62 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
6 49 (0.22%) MS Project
7 23 (0.10%) SPSS
8 14 (0.062%) Fireworks
9 13 (0.058%) 3ds Max
9 13 (0.058%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 12 (0.053%) Maya
11 11 (0.049%) FastStats
12 10 (0.044%) Simulink
13 8 (0.035%) Acrobat
13 8 (0.035%) Mingle
14 7 (0.031%) CINEMA 4D
14 7 (0.031%) Spreadsheet
14 7 (0.031%) Adobe After Effects
15 6 (0.027%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 239 (1.06%) Magento
2 203 (0.90%) Oracle EBS
3 157 (0.70%) Oracle Applications
4 143 (0.63%) Oracle EBS R12
5 99 (0.44%) RMDS
6 82 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
7 68 (0.30%) Google Analytics
8 44 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 41 (0.18%) BusinessWorks
10 36 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
10 36 (0.16%) Dynamics GP
11 34 (0.15%) Oracle 11i
12 31 (0.14%) TIBCO iProcess
13 25 (0.11%) Temenos T24
13 25 (0.11%) ION MarketView
14 24 (0.11%) WebTrends
15 23 (0.10%) Oracle Receivables
16 22 (0.098%) BASE24
17 21 (0.093%) Oracle Payables
17 21 (0.093%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
Cloud Services
1 1075 (4.77%) Amazon AWS
2 610 (2.71%) SaaS
3 332 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
4 304 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
5 262 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
6 239 (1.06%) IaaS
7 204 (0.90%) PaaS
8 146 (0.65%) GitHub
9 143 (0.63%) Amazon S3
10 117 (0.52%) Office 365
11 77 (0.34%) Rackspace Cloud
12 67 (0.30%) Google Apps
13 51 (0.23%) Amazon ELB
14 45 (0.20%) Joyent
15 36 (0.16%) Route 53
16 35 (0.16%) Amazon EMR
17 27 (0.12%) ElastiCache
17 27 (0.12%) Amazon ElastiCache
18 25 (0.11%) Google App Engine
19 20 (0.089%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 2381 (10.56%) TCP/IP
2 2177 (9.66%) Firewall
3 1909 (8.47%) DNS
4 1781 (7.90%) SAN
5 1318 (5.85%) HTTP
6 1205 (5.34%) Internet
7 966 (4.28%) VPN
8 916 (4.06%) WAN
9 880 (3.90%) LAN
10 837 (3.71%) DHCP
11 617 (2.74%) SSL
12 611 (2.71%) LDAP
13 554 (2.46%) NAS
14 515 (2.28%) VoIP
15 483 (2.14%) Network Security
16 463 (2.05%) BGP
17 417 (1.85%) SMTP
18 403 (1.79%) FTP
19 391 (1.73%) MPLS
20 378 (1.68%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5560 (24.66%) MySQL
2 2693 (11.94%) SQL Server
3 1375 (6.10%) Oracle Database
4 1360 (6.03%) Relational Database
5 1074 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
6 1046 (4.64%) NoSQL
7 909 (4.03%) MongoDB
8 805 (3.57%) Big Data
9 705 (3.13%) RDBMS
10 681 (3.02%) Oracle Database 11g
11 618 (2.74%) Hadoop
12 562 (2.49%) DB2
13 408 (1.81%) Redis
14 378 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
15 339 (1.50%) Oracle Database 10g
16 335 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
17 285 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
18 223 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
19 217 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
20 195 (0.86%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 2330 (10.33%) Git (software)
2 1675 (7.43%) Subversion
3 1220 (5.41%) Jenkins
4 915 (4.06%) Maven
5 727 (3.22%) JIRA
6 524 (2.32%) Eclipse
7 522 (2.32%) Selenium
8 521 (2.31%) JUnit
9 417 (1.85%) Ant
10 357 (1.58%) Hudson
11 284 (1.26%) Cucumber
12 233 (1.03%) TeamCity
13 222 (0.98%) Visual Studio
14 176 (0.78%) Mercurial
15 153 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 134 (0.59%) PHPUnit
17 128 (0.57%) JMeter
18 123 (0.55%) GCC
19 105 (0.47%) WebDriver
20 99 (0.44%) GDB
General
1 4025 (17.85%) Finance
2 1333 (5.91%) Banking
3 1281 (5.68%) Telecoms
4 762 (3.38%) Retail
5 742 (3.29%) Marketing
6 698 (3.10%) Games
7 586 (2.60%) Front Office
8 467 (2.07%) Investment Banking
9 364 (1.61%) Advertising
10 277 (1.23%) Electronics
11 260 (1.15%) Publishing
12 241 (1.07%) Financial Institution
13 227 (1.01%) Back Office
14 194 (0.86%) Manufacturing
15 184 (0.82%) Legal
16 150 (0.67%) Law
17 126 (0.56%) French Language
18 115 (0.51%) Billing
19 100 (0.44%) German Language
20 88 (0.39%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 6681 (29.63%) Developer
2 2629 (11.66%) Administrator
3 2057 (9.12%) Systems Administrator
4 1934 (8.58%) Analyst
5 1867 (8.28%) Java Developer
6 1402 (6.22%) Software Engineer
7 1315 (5.83%) Linux Administrator
8 1265 (5.61%) PHP Developer
9 1183 (5.25%) Support Engineer
10 1101 (4.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 1042 (4.62%) Senior Developer
12 1018 (4.52%) Architect
13 933 (4.14%) Support Analyst
14 888 (3.94%) C++ Developer
15 856 (3.80%) Applications Support
16 851 (3.77%) Linux Engineer
17 846 (3.75%) Systems Engineer
18 764 (3.39%) DBA
19 762 (3.38%) Software Developer
20 761 (3.38%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3686 (16.35%) HTML
2 2784 (12.35%) CSS
3 2173 (9.64%) Web Services
4 2042 (9.06%) XML
5 1873 (8.31%) jQuery
6 1504 (6.67%) LAMP
7 1501 (6.66%) Spring
8 1155 (5.12%) J2EE
9 1087 (4.82%) .NET
10 1027 (4.56%) HTML5
11 876 (3.89%) Hibernate
12 779 (3.46%) Middleware
13 719 (3.19%) SOAP
14 714 (3.17%) Ajax
15 640 (2.84%) JSON
16 637 (2.83%) REST
17 595 (2.64%) RESTful
18 580 (2.57%) JSP
19 472 (2.09%) Java EE
20 464 (2.06%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2267 (10.06%) Computer Science
2 1761 (7.81%) Open Source
3 1474 (6.54%) Analytical Skills
4 818 (3.63%) Clustering
5 733 (3.25%) Algorithms
6 630 (2.79%) Management Information System
7 576 (2.55%) Mathematics
8 531 (2.36%) Replication
9 360 (1.60%) Hedge funds
10 347 (1.54%) Data Structures
11 337 (1.49%) Equities
12 331 (1.47%) Mobile App
13 323 (1.43%) Social Media
14 317 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
15 293 (1.30%) Derivative
16 286 (1.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 271 (1.20%) Visualisation
18 258 (1.14%) User Experience
19 238 (1.06%) Client/Server
20 227 (1.01%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 8349 (37.03%) Windows
2 7501 (33.27%) UNIX
3 2424 (10.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2009 (8.91%) Solaris
5 1403 (6.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 1339 (5.94%) CentOS
7 1207 (5.35%) Ubuntu
8 874 (3.88%) Windows Server 2003
9 765 (3.39%) Debian
10 734 (3.26%) AIX
11 718 (3.18%) Android
12 662 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
13 578 (2.56%) Windows 7
14 542 (2.40%) Apple iOS
15 455 (2.02%) Mac OS X
16 355 (1.57%) HPUX
17 318 (1.41%) SUSE
18 277 (1.23%) Windows XP
19 223 (0.99%) Embedded Linux
20 187 (0.83%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4326 (19.19%) Agile Software Development
2 2468 (10.95%) Software Engineering
3 2211 (9.81%) OO
4 2166 (9.61%) ITIL
5 2022 (8.97%) DevOps
6 1976 (8.76%) E-Commerce
7 1455 (6.45%) TDD
8 1399 (6.21%) Scrum
9 1333 (5.91%) Continuous Integration
10 1230 (5.46%) MVC
11 1200 (5.32%) Configuration Management
12 1176 (5.22%) Multithreading
13 1072 (4.75%) Performance Tuning
14 956 (4.24%) Project Management
15 850 (3.77%) Mentoring
16 842 (3.73%) Web Development
17 796 (3.53%) OOP
18 746 (3.31%) Load Balancing
19 693 (3.07%) Disaster Recovery
20 671 (2.98%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 6850 (30.38%) Java
2 5958 (26.43%) SQL
3 4031 (17.88%) Python
4 3981 (17.66%) JavaScript
5 3839 (17.03%) PHP
6 3325 (14.75%) Perl
7 3018 (13.39%) C++
8 2356 (10.45%) Bash Shell
9 1930 (8.56%) Ruby
10 1913 (8.49%) C
11 1759 (7.80%) Shell Script
12 1485 (6.59%) C#
13 784 (3.48%) PowerShell
14 672 (2.98%) PHP5
15 568 (2.52%) PL/SQL
16 337 (1.49%) Scala
17 208 (0.92%) VB
18 203 (0.90%) T-SQL
19 187 (0.83%) Korn
20 164 (0.73%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3941 (17.48%) Degree
2 1011 (4.48%) Security Cleared
3 880 (3.90%) Cisco Certification
4 571 (2.53%) SC Cleared
5 565 (2.51%) Microsoft Certification
6 555 (2.46%) CCNA
7 428 (1.90%) CCNP
7 428 (1.90%) MCSE
8 309 (1.37%) CISSP
9 284 (1.26%) DV Cleared
10 253 (1.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 232 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
12 185 (0.82%) PhD
13 179 (0.79%) MCSA
14 174 (0.77%) MCP
15 170 (0.75%) ISEB
16 163 (0.72%) RHCE
17 147 (0.65%) MCITP
18 138 (0.61%) Oracle Certification
19 102 (0.45%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1144 (5.07%) QA
2 690 (3.06%) SLA
3 417 (1.85%) PCI DSS
4 244 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 173 (0.77%) ISO 9001
6 92 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 75 (0.33%) COBIT
8 30 (0.13%) JTAG
9 25 (0.11%) ISO 8583
10 23 (0.10%) ISO 14001
11 20 (0.089%) HL7
12 19 (0.084%) EMIR
12 19 (0.084%) Dodd-Frank
13 15 (0.067%) DO-178B
13 15 (0.067%) ISO 9000
14 12 (0.053%) DICOM
14 12 (0.053%) WAI
15 11 (0.049%) IEC 61508
16 10 (0.044%) HIPAA
16 10 (0.044%) GLP
System Software
1 2425 (10.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1637 (7.26%) Active Directory
3 692 (3.07%) vSphere
4 555 (2.46%) Hyper-V
5 518 (2.30%) Oracle RAC
6 444 (1.97%) VMware ESX
7 365 (1.62%) KVM
8 363 (1.61%) NFS
9 332 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
10 331 (1.47%) Xen
11 281 (1.25%) XenApp
12 271 (1.20%) Oracle RMAN
13 251 (1.11%) Firmware
14 229 (1.02%) Varnish
15 194 (0.86%) XenServer
16 174 (0.77%) Samba
17 145 (0.64%) vCloud
18 116 (0.51%) Postfix
18 116 (0.51%) Snort
19 98 (0.43%) Squid
Systems Management
1 2329 (10.33%) Puppet
2 1578 (7.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1134 (5.03%) Nagios
4 344 (1.53%) Data Guard
5 291 (1.29%) ZABBIX
6 279 (1.24%) Ansible
7 277 (1.23%) Cacti
8 224 (0.99%) SCCM
8 224 (0.99%) NetBackup
9 191 (0.85%) Vagrant
10 178 (0.79%) Salt
11 173 (0.77%) SCOM
12 171 (0.76%) Tivoli
13 137 (0.61%) OpenView
13 137 (0.61%) logstash
14 134 (0.59%) Opsview
15 131 (0.58%) Backup Exec
16 120 (0.53%) WSUS
17 113 (0.50%) Zenoss
18 111 (0.49%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 4757 (21.10%) Oracle
2 3642 (16.15%) VMware
3 3212 (14.25%) Red Hat
4 2670 (11.84%) Microsoft
5 2313 (10.26%) Cisco
6 1177 (5.22%) HP
7 934 (4.14%) JBoss
8 852 (3.78%) Citrix
9 821 (3.64%) IBM
10 693 (3.07%) EMC
11 654 (2.90%) NetApp
12 567 (2.51%) Zend
13 525 (2.33%) Sybase
14 509 (2.26%) Juniper
15 495 (2.20%) CheckPoint
16 468 (2.08%) Sun
17 406 (1.80%) F5
18 325 (1.44%) Google
19 273 (1.21%) Dell
20 265 (1.18%) Symantec
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + attractive benefits package
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Reading, Berkshire
Henderson Scott
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum 10% Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £32000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
East London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £44000 - £46000 per annum + considerable benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Central London / West End
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £66000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary and Company Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
PlusNet plc
Salary: Competitive + excellent staff benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bupa Health, Pension, Dental
Posted: 3 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago