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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 16 16 16
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 9548 10958 10911
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 11.34% 10.99% 10.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 46.14% 41.63% 37.35%
Number of salaries quoted 7851 9248 9074
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
20692 26324 29211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 24.56% 26.41% 27.41%
Number of salaries quoted 17482 22483 24548
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 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 +2 4333 £60,000 +4.34% 586
South East -1 2107 £47,500 +5.55% 269
East of England -1 748 £46,500 +3.33% 110
South West +2 593 £40,000 -5.88% 105
North West 0 568 £40,000 - 101
West Midlands +5 446 £40,500 +1.25% 54
Yorkshire -2 437 £40,000 -5.88% 78
East Midlands -2 279 £39,500 -1.25% 39
North East +21 71 £36,188 +3.39% 17
Midlands +7 2 £45,000 -
Linux
UK

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 7114 (36.53%) Windows
2 5255 (26.98%) Python
3 5093 (26.15%) Java
4 5058 (25.97%) Unix
5 4756 (24.42%) Agile Software Development
6 4449 (22.84%) SQL
7 3887 (19.96%) Finance
8 3499 (17.97%) DevOps
9 3448 (17.70%) VMware
10 3391 (17.41%) MySQL
11 3349 (17.20%) JavaScript
12 3180 (16.33%) Puppet
13 3031 (15.56%) Amazon AWS
14 2804 (14.40%) C++
15 2778 (14.26%) Oracle
16 2662 (13.67%) Git (software)
17 2643 (13.57%) Degree
18 2636 (13.53%) Bash Shell
19 2598 (13.34%) HTML
20 2529 (12.99%) Red Hat
21 2515 (12.91%) Apache
22 2496 (12.82%) PHP
23 2470 (12.68%) Microsoft
24 2448 (12.57%) Software Engineering
25 2300 (11.81%) VMware Infrastructure
26 2278 (11.70%) Opscode Chef
27 2265 (11.63%) Perl
28 2184 (11.21%) Jenkins
29 2154 (11.06%) CSS
30 2135 (10.96%) Firewall

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 2515 (12.91%) Apache
2 1313 (6.74%) Tomcat
3 965 (4.95%) IIS
4 809 (4.15%) JBoss
5 699 (3.59%) nginx
6 676 (3.47%) WebSphere
7 627 (3.22%) WebLogic
8 617 (3.17%) Elasticsearch
9 558 (2.87%) MS Exchange
10 401 (2.06%) OpenStack
11 331 (1.70%) Confluence
12 289 (1.48%) SharePoint
13 249 (1.28%) Apache Spark
14 239 (1.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 204 (1.05%) CMS
16 192 (0.99%) WordPress
17 168 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2010
18 165 (0.85%) Drupal
19 161 (0.83%) Apache Solr
20 146 (0.75%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1051 (5.40%) MS Excel
2 333 (1.71%) MS Office
3 96 (0.49%) MS Visio
3 96 (0.49%) Photoshop
4 95 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
5 26 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 21 (0.11%) GNU Octave
6 21 (0.11%) MS Project
7 20 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
7 20 (0.10%) Simulink
8 18 (0.092%) SPSS
9 14 (0.072%) Baselight
10 13 (0.067%) GIMP
11 12 (0.062%) Autodesk Smoke
12 10 (0.051%) Autodesk Flame
12 10 (0.051%) Mozilla Thunderbird
13 8 (0.041%) Final Cut Pro
13 8 (0.041%) HipChat
14 5 (0.026%) Spreadsheet
15 4 (0.021%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 121 (0.62%) Magento
2 117 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 67 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
4 55 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
5 35 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
6 34 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
7 32 (0.16%) RMDS
8 31 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
9 26 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
10 22 (0.11%) Oracle 11i
11 20 (0.10%) assyst
12 15 (0.077%) Oracle Financials
13 12 (0.062%) Summit
13 12 (0.062%) Unit4 Business World
14 11 (0.056%) Adobe Campaign
14 11 (0.056%) Bloomberg TOMS
14 11 (0.056%) Remedy ITSM
14 11 (0.056%) Sentinel
14 11 (0.056%) Shopify
15 10 (0.051%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 3031 (15.56%) Amazon AWS
2 966 (4.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 715 (3.67%) SaaS
4 513 (2.63%) Office 365
5 368 (1.89%) PaaS
6 366 (1.88%) IaaS
7 358 (1.84%) Amazon EC2
8 312 (1.60%) GitHub
9 298 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
10 224 (1.15%) Google Cloud Platform
11 198 (1.02%) Amazon S3
12 171 (0.88%) AWS CloudFormation
13 99 (0.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 82 (0.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 63 (0.32%) Heroku
16 61 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
17 56 (0.29%) OpenShift
18 55 (0.28%) Amazon ELB
19 52 (0.27%) Slack
20 50 (0.26%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 2135 (10.96%) Firewall
2 1987 (10.20%) TCP/IP
3 1453 (7.46%) DNS
4 982 (5.04%) SAN
5 910 (4.67%) HTTP
6 904 (4.64%) Internet
7 845 (4.34%) WAN
8 789 (4.05%) LAN
9 748 (3.84%) VPN
10 690 (3.54%) DHCP
11 585 (3.00%) Network Security
12 483 (2.48%) SSL
13 466 (2.39%) VoIP
14 414 (2.13%) LDAP
15 371 (1.90%) VLAN
16 308 (1.58%) NAS
17 306 (1.57%) BGP
18 297 (1.52%) Wireless
19 283 (1.45%) MPLS
20 253 (1.30%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3391 (17.41%) MySQL
2 1916 (9.84%) SQL Server
3 1215 (6.24%) MongoDB
4 1128 (5.79%) NoSQL
5 997 (5.12%) Relational Database
6 810 (4.16%) PostgreSQL
7 738 (3.79%) Big Data
8 660 (3.39%) Hadoop
9 558 (2.87%) Oracle Database
10 496 (2.55%) RDBMS
11 433 (2.22%) Redis
12 427 (2.19%) Apache Cassandra
13 263 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
14 228 (1.17%) DB2
15 226 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
16 201 (1.03%) HBase
17 188 (0.97%) Apache Hive
18 161 (0.83%) Amazon RDS
19 118 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
20 106 (0.54%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 2662 (13.67%) Git (software)
2 2184 (11.21%) Jenkins
3 1126 (5.78%) JIRA
4 982 (5.04%) Subversion
5 671 (3.45%) Maven
6 520 (2.67%) Selenium
7 488 (2.51%) JUnit
8 426 (2.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 327 (1.68%) Cucumber
10 315 (1.62%) Vagrant
11 314 (1.61%) TeamCity
12 288 (1.48%) Gradle
13 250 (1.28%) Eclipse
14 199 (1.02%) Ant
15 168 (0.86%) Hudson
16 163 (0.84%) PHPUnit
17 140 (0.72%) JMeter
18 138 (0.71%) Visual Studio
19 132 (0.68%) Octopus Deploy
20 130 (0.67%) Grunt
General
1 3887 (19.96%) Finance
2 1365 (7.01%) Banking
3 1185 (6.08%) Telecoms
4 649 (3.33%) Games
5 638 (3.28%) Retail
6 547 (2.81%) Marketing
7 315 (1.62%) Electronics
8 307 (1.58%) Advertising
9 300 (1.54%) Front Office
10 286 (1.47%) Manufacturing
11 267 (1.37%) Investment Banking
12 235 (1.21%) Back Office
13 211 (1.08%) Financial Institution
14 199 (1.02%) Publishing
15 154 (0.79%) Law
16 150 (0.77%) Legal
17 121 (0.62%) French Language
18 116 (0.60%) Automotive
19 102 (0.52%) German Language
20 95 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5039 (25.87%) Developer
2 2075 (10.65%) Linux Engineer
3 1837 (9.43%) DevOps Engineer
4 1781 (9.14%) Administrator
5 1346 (6.91%) Java Developer
6 1320 (6.78%) Systems Administrator
7 1297 (6.66%) Analyst
8 1242 (6.38%) Software Engineer
9 1104 (5.67%) Support Engineer
10 1005 (5.16%) PHP Developer
11 996 (5.11%) Linux Administrator
12 979 (5.03%) Senior Developer
13 891 (4.57%) Systems Engineer
14 840 (4.31%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 757 (3.89%) C++ Developer
16 751 (3.86%) Applications Support
17 739 (3.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 730 (3.75%) Architect
19 712 (3.66%) Linux/Unix DevOps
20 646 (3.32%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2598 (13.34%) HTML
2 2154 (11.06%) CSS
3 1924 (9.88%) Web Services
4 1437 (7.38%) LAMP
5 1249 (6.41%) XML
6 1143 (5.87%) jQuery
7 1083 (5.56%) .NET
8 1062 (5.45%) AngularJS
9 996 (5.11%) Spring
10 916 (4.70%) HTML5
11 894 (4.59%) REST
12 885 (4.54%) Node.js
13 731 (3.75%) JSON
14 705 (3.62%) Middleware
15 675 (3.47%) SOAP
16 610 (3.13%) J2EE
17 579 (2.97%) RESTful
18 488 (2.51%) Hibernate
19 476 (2.44%) CSS3
20 433 (2.22%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1649 (8.47%) Computer Science
2 1285 (6.60%) Data Centre
3 1203 (6.18%) Analytical Skills
4 550 (2.82%) Management Information System
5 468 (2.40%) Mathematics
6 449 (2.31%) Clustering
7 444 (2.28%) Algorithms
8 430 (2.21%) Fintech
9 406 (2.08%) User Experience
10 334 (1.71%) Mobile App
11 311 (1.60%) Hedge funds
12 307 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
12 307 (1.58%) Equities
13 240 (1.23%) Visualisation
14 236 (1.21%) PKI
15 235 (1.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 229 (1.18%) Physics
17 225 (1.16%) Replication
18 203 (1.04%) Derivative
19 200 (1.03%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7114 (36.53%) Windows
2 5058 (25.97%) Unix
3 2082 (10.69%) Windows Server
4 1969 (10.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1378 (7.08%) CentOS
6 987 (5.07%) Ubuntu
7 919 (4.72%) Solaris
8 718 (3.69%) Windows Server 2012
9 701 (3.60%) Windows Server 2008
10 465 (2.39%) Debian
11 456 (2.34%) Android
12 438 (2.25%) Mac OS X
13 363 (1.86%) AIX
14 349 (1.79%) Apple iOS
15 314 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
16 213 (1.09%) Windows 7
17 173 (0.89%) Embedded Linux
18 155 (0.80%) SUSE
19 138 (0.71%) Mac OS
20 109 (0.56%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4756 (24.42%) Agile Software Development
2 3499 (17.97%) DevOps
3 2448 (12.57%) Software Engineering
4 1902 (9.77%) ITIL
5 1834 (9.42%) Continuous Integration
6 1729 (8.88%) Configuration Management
7 1707 (8.76%) Scrum
8 1533 (7.87%) Open Source
9 1359 (6.98%) TDD
10 1314 (6.75%) OO
11 1020 (5.24%) E-Commerce
12 979 (5.03%) MVC
13 961 (4.93%) Web Development
14 906 (4.65%) Mentoring
15 891 (4.57%) Multithreading
16 792 (4.07%) SDLC
17 786 (4.04%) OOP
18 763 (3.92%) Information Security
19 743 (3.81%) High Availability
20 679 (3.49%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5255 (26.98%) Python
2 5093 (26.15%) Java
3 4449 (22.84%) SQL
4 3349 (17.20%) JavaScript
5 2804 (14.40%) C++
6 2636 (13.53%) Bash Shell
7 2496 (12.82%) PHP
8 2265 (11.63%) Perl
9 2085 (10.71%) Ruby
10 1688 (8.67%) C
11 1256 (6.45%) C#
12 1214 (6.23%) PowerShell
13 1173 (6.02%) Shell Script
14 489 (2.51%) Scala
15 381 (1.96%) PL/SQL
16 314 (1.61%) Go
17 242 (1.24%) Groovy
18 196 (1.01%) T-SQL
19 180 (0.92%) VB
20 174 (0.89%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 2643 (13.57%) Degree
2 1077 (5.53%) Security Cleared
3 799 (4.10%) Cisco Certification
4 606 (3.11%) CCNA
5 554 (2.84%) SC Cleared
6 439 (2.25%) CISSP
7 438 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
8 408 (2.09%) DV Cleared
9 301 (1.55%) CCNP
10 299 (1.54%) MCSE
11 257 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
12 237 (1.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 199 (1.02%) CEH
14 188 (0.97%) CISM
15 169 (0.87%) GIAC
16 152 (0.78%) ISTQB
17 150 (0.77%) RHCE
18 144 (0.74%) SANS
19 135 (0.69%) ISEB
20 130 (0.67%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 840 (4.31%) QA
2 420 (2.16%) SLA
3 335 (1.72%) PCI DSS
4 298 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 80 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 37 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
7 32 (0.16%) GCP
7 32 (0.16%) ISO 9001
8 27 (0.14%) HIPAA
9 26 (0.13%) SDET
10 22 (0.11%) Data Quality
11 18 (0.092%) FISMA
12 17 (0.087%) COBIT
13 15 (0.077%) HL7
13 15 (0.077%) JTAG
14 14 (0.072%) MiFID
14 14 (0.072%) PA-DSS
15 12 (0.062%) GPG13
16 11 (0.056%) DO-178B
16 11 (0.056%) ISO27005
System Software
1 2300 (11.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1835 (9.42%) Active Directory
3 1329 (6.82%) Docker
4 783 (4.02%) Hyper-V
5 699 (3.59%) vSphere
6 285 (1.46%) Xen
7 282 (1.45%) NFS
8 281 (1.44%) KVM
9 259 (1.33%) Firmware
10 257 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
11 237 (1.22%) VMware ESX
12 224 (1.15%) XenApp
13 215 (1.10%) Oracle RAC
14 180 (0.92%) XenServer
15 163 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
16 156 (0.80%) vCloud
17 137 (0.70%) Varnish
18 132 (0.68%) Virtual Servers
19 106 (0.54%) iptables
19 106 (0.54%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3180 (16.33%) Puppet
2 2278 (11.70%) Opscode Chef
3 1854 (9.52%) Ansible
4 705 (3.62%) Nagios
5 408 (2.09%) SCCM
6 327 (1.68%) Salt
7 257 (1.32%) Kubernetes
8 255 (1.31%) Terraform
9 236 (1.21%) SCOM
10 201 (1.03%) Nessus
11 196 (1.01%) NetBackup
11 196 (1.01%) Tivoli
12 151 (0.78%) Cobbler
13 149 (0.77%) WSUS
14 141 (0.72%) ZABBIX
15 127 (0.65%) HAProxy
16 114 (0.59%) Graphite
17 110 (0.56%) Backup Exec
18 103 (0.53%) Control-M
19 102 (0.52%) Kibana
Vendors
1 3448 (17.70%) VMware
2 2778 (14.26%) Oracle
3 2529 (12.99%) Red Hat
4 2470 (12.68%) Microsoft
5 1919 (9.85%) Cisco
6 690 (3.54%) HP
7 643 (3.30%) Citrix
8 577 (2.96%) IBM
9 464 (2.38%) NetApp
10 429 (2.20%) Google
11 409 (2.10%) Juniper
12 392 (2.01%) EMC
13 376 (1.93%) Splunk
14 324 (1.66%) F5
15 321 (1.65%) CheckPoint
16 299 (1.54%) Sun
17 283 (1.45%) Sybase
18 272 (1.40%) Atlassian
19 243 (1.25%) SAP
20 236 (1.21%) Zend
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 9 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus and other benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Warwickshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Surrey
ISL
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30 000 - £45 000 (+ top tier package and benefits!!!)
Posted: 8 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30 000 - £45 000 (+ top tier package and benefits!!!)
Posted: 8 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £46000 per annum + + Bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Between £45,000 - £55,000 + Banking Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Maxfield Search & Selection
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum +Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35 000 - £50 000 (+ top tier package and benefits!!!)
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Sanderson
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sanderson
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Sanderson
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Linux Recruit
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Salary: From £33,000 to £45,000 per annum benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago