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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 16 16 16
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 9763 10974 11366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 10.64% 10.66% 10.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.32% 40.20% 39.17%
Number of salaries quoted 8292 9191 9443
Median salary £50,000 £48,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.09% +7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +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
23071 27300 29017
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 25.13% 26.53% 26.93%
Number of salaries quoted 19945 23141 24472
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +4.16%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 4402 £57,500 - 608
South East 0 2474 £45,000 +3.44% 263
East of England +4 669 £46,500 +6.89% 117
South West 0 640 £40,000 - 106
Yorkshire -1 468 £40,000 -5.88% 65
West Midlands +1 414 £37,000 -7.50% 70
North West +2 392 £40,000 +6.66% 91
East Midlands +9 291 £42,500 +6.25% 45
North East 0 60 £40,000 +17.64% 23
Midlands +10 4 £47,500 +111.11%
Linux
UK

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 7414 (36.02%) Windows
2 5311 (25.80%) Unix
3 5301 (25.76%) Java
4 5284 (25.67%) Python
5 5081 (24.69%) Agile Software Development
6 4847 (23.55%) SQL
7 4109 (19.96%) MySQL
8 3861 (18.76%) Finance
9 3763 (18.28%) JavaScript
10 3748 (18.21%) VMware
11 3522 (17.11%) DevOps
12 3436 (16.69%) Puppet
13 3288 (15.98%) Oracle
14 3259 (15.83%) Degree
15 3189 (15.49%) Amazon AWS
16 3184 (15.47%) PHP
17 2992 (14.54%) HTML
18 2967 (14.42%) Apache
19 2961 (14.39%) Git (software)
20 2899 (14.09%) C++
21 2769 (13.45%) Bash Shell
22 2768 (13.45%) Red Hat
23 2668 (12.96%) Perl
24 2657 (12.91%) Microsoft
25 2638 (12.82%) CSS
26 2578 (12.53%) Software Engineering
27 2563 (12.45%) Firewall
28 2499 (12.14%) VMware Infrastructure
29 2379 (11.56%) Windows Server
30 2315 (11.25%) 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 2967 (14.42%) Apache
2 1649 (8.01%) Tomcat
3 875 (4.25%) JBoss
4 857 (4.16%) IIS
5 790 (3.84%) nginx
6 656 (3.19%) MS Exchange
7 643 (3.12%) WebSphere
8 589 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
9 572 (2.78%) OpenStack
10 564 (2.74%) WebLogic
11 359 (1.74%) SharePoint
12 331 (1.61%) Confluence
13 303 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
14 271 (1.32%) CMS
15 239 (1.16%) Apache Spark
16 236 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2013
17 206 (1.00%) WordPress
18 189 (0.92%) Drupal
19 167 (0.81%) WebSphere Application Server
20 150 (0.73%) Jetty
Applications
1 1051 (5.11%) MS Excel
2 394 (1.91%) MS Office
3 121 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 95 (0.46%) MS Visio
5 83 (0.40%) Photoshop
6 33 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
7 24 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 24 (0.12%) MS Project
8 16 (0.078%) Final Cut Pro
8 16 (0.078%) Gliffy
8 16 (0.078%) OmniGraffle
9 13 (0.063%) MODO
9 13 (0.063%) SPSS
10 6 (0.029%) HipChat
10 6 (0.029%) Maple
11 4 (0.019%) Adobe After Effects
11 4 (0.019%) GNU Octave
11 4 (0.019%) Maya
11 4 (0.019%) Spreadsheet
12 3 (0.015%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 155 (0.75%) Magento
2 130 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 70 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
4 52 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
5 46 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
6 39 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
7 34 (0.17%) assyst
8 32 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
8 32 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
9 30 (0.15%) Oracle 11i
10 28 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
11 25 (0.12%) Unit4 Business World
12 22 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
13 21 (0.10%) MetaTrader
14 18 (0.087%) Salerio
15 16 (0.078%) RMDS
16 13 (0.063%) Oracle Financials
17 12 (0.058%) BusinessWorks
17 12 (0.058%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
18 11 (0.053%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 3189 (15.49%) Amazon AWS
2 854 (4.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 712 (3.46%) SaaS
4 459 (2.23%) Office 365
5 382 (1.86%) Amazon EC2
6 380 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
7 343 (1.67%) GitHub
8 276 (1.34%) IaaS
9 274 (1.33%) PaaS
10 219 (1.06%) Amazon S3
11 168 (0.82%) AWS CloudFormation
12 153 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
13 114 (0.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 99 (0.48%) Route 53
15 71 (0.34%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 71 (0.34%) Google Apps
16 66 (0.32%) OpenShift
17 60 (0.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 53 (0.26%) AWS Lambda
19 51 (0.25%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 2563 (12.45%) Firewall
2 2044 (9.93%) TCP/IP
3 1815 (8.82%) DNS
4 1401 (6.81%) SAN
5 1010 (4.91%) WAN
6 1003 (4.87%) Internet
7 932 (4.53%) LAN
8 911 (4.43%) VPN
9 905 (4.40%) HTTP
10 649 (3.15%) DHCP
11 546 (2.65%) Network Security
12 545 (2.65%) NAS
13 533 (2.59%) SSL
14 531 (2.58%) LDAP
15 517 (2.51%) VoIP
16 348 (1.69%) SMTP
17 346 (1.68%) MPLS
17 346 (1.68%) VLAN
18 290 (1.41%) Wireless
19 274 (1.33%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4109 (19.96%) MySQL
2 2226 (10.82%) SQL Server
3 1060 (5.15%) MongoDB
4 1051 (5.11%) Relational Database
5 1045 (5.08%) NoSQL
6 959 (4.66%) PostgreSQL
7 860 (4.18%) Big Data
8 737 (3.58%) Hadoop
9 682 (3.31%) Oracle Database
10 556 (2.70%) RDBMS
11 471 (2.29%) Apache Cassandra
12 451 (2.19%) Redis
13 236 (1.15%) DB2
14 216 (1.05%) Apache Hive
15 214 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
16 211 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
16 211 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
17 196 (0.95%) HBase
18 183 (0.89%) Amazon RDS
19 143 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2961 (14.39%) Git (software)
2 2315 (11.25%) Jenkins
3 1182 (5.74%) Subversion
4 1104 (5.36%) JIRA
5 782 (3.80%) Maven
6 575 (2.79%) Selenium
7 505 (2.45%) JUnit
8 372 (1.81%) Eclipse
9 343 (1.67%) Vagrant
10 336 (1.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 333 (1.62%) Cucumber
12 313 (1.52%) TeamCity
13 270 (1.31%) Ant
14 243 (1.18%) Gradle
15 216 (1.05%) PHPUnit
16 205 (1.00%) Hudson
17 188 (0.91%) Visual Studio
18 151 (0.73%) Grunt
19 144 (0.70%) Mockito
20 142 (0.69%) Mercurial
General
1 3861 (18.76%) Finance
2 1201 (5.84%) Telecoms
3 1071 (5.20%) Banking
4 689 (3.35%) Marketing
5 643 (3.12%) Games
6 631 (3.07%) Retail
7 378 (1.84%) Electronics
8 321 (1.56%) Law
9 309 (1.50%) Manufacturing
10 279 (1.36%) Front Office
11 277 (1.35%) Advertising
12 262 (1.27%) Publishing
13 212 (1.03%) Financial Institution
14 183 (0.89%) Back Office
15 168 (0.82%) Investment Banking
16 140 (0.68%) Aerospace
17 137 (0.67%) Automotive
18 109 (0.53%) German Language
19 99 (0.48%) Legal
20 89 (0.43%) French Language
Job Titles
1 5639 (27.40%) Developer
2 2169 (10.54%) Linux Engineer
3 1850 (8.99%) Administrator
4 1810 (8.79%) DevOps Engineer
5 1468 (7.13%) Java Developer
6 1465 (7.12%) Analyst
7 1375 (6.68%) PHP Developer
8 1274 (6.19%) Systems Administrator
9 1256 (6.10%) Support Engineer
10 1137 (5.52%) Software Engineer
11 1080 (5.25%) Linux Administrator
12 1007 (4.89%) Senior Developer
13 896 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
14 878 (4.27%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 831 (4.04%) Linux/Unix DevOps
16 796 (3.87%) Applications Support
17 784 (3.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 781 (3.79%) C++ Developer
19 661 (3.21%) Support Analyst
20 657 (3.19%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2992 (14.54%) HTML
2 2638 (12.82%) CSS
3 2041 (9.92%) Web Services
4 1960 (9.52%) LAMP
5 1378 (6.70%) jQuery
6 1358 (6.60%) XML
7 1113 (5.41%) AngularJS
8 1037 (5.04%) Spring
9 987 (4.80%) HTML5
10 976 (4.74%) .NET
11 887 (4.31%) REST
12 793 (3.85%) JSON
13 774 (3.76%) Node.js
14 653 (3.17%) Middleware
15 651 (3.16%) J2EE
16 635 (3.09%) RESTful
17 618 (3.00%) CSS3
18 571 (2.77%) SOAP
19 469 (2.28%) Ajax
20 436 (2.12%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 2080 (10.11%) Computer Science
2 1465 (7.12%) Analytical Skills
3 1290 (6.27%) Data Centre
4 630 (3.06%) Mathematics
5 541 (2.63%) Clustering
6 533 (2.59%) Management Information System
7 479 (2.33%) User Experience
8 442 (2.15%) Algorithms
9 412 (2.00%) Fintech
10 386 (1.88%) Hedge funds
11 385 (1.87%) Replication
12 354 (1.72%) Mobile App
13 304 (1.48%) Equities
14 273 (1.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 268 (1.30%) Physics
16 262 (1.27%) iPad
17 246 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
18 239 (1.16%) Visualisation
19 234 (1.14%) Derivative
20 231 (1.12%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7414 (36.02%) Windows
2 5311 (25.80%) Unix
3 2379 (11.56%) Windows Server
4 2288 (11.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1432 (6.96%) CentOS
6 1096 (5.33%) Ubuntu
7 987 (4.80%) Windows Server 2008
8 941 (4.57%) Solaris
9 795 (3.86%) Windows Server 2012
10 575 (2.79%) Debian
11 518 (2.52%) AIX
12 492 (2.39%) Android
13 474 (2.30%) Windows Server 2003
14 411 (2.00%) Mac OS X
15 329 (1.60%) Windows 7
16 313 (1.52%) Apple iOS
17 242 (1.18%) SUSE
18 226 (1.10%) Oracle Linux
19 172 (0.84%) Windows 8
20 163 (0.79%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5081 (24.69%) Agile Software Development
2 3522 (17.11%) DevOps
3 2578 (12.53%) Software Engineering
4 2038 (9.90%) Continuous Integration
5 1884 (9.15%) ITIL
6 1826 (8.87%) Configuration Management
7 1720 (8.36%) Open Source
8 1711 (8.31%) Scrum
9 1677 (8.15%) OO
10 1602 (7.78%) TDD
11 1261 (6.13%) Web Development
12 1178 (5.72%) MVC
13 1098 (5.33%) E-Commerce
14 1014 (4.93%) High Availability
15 978 (4.75%) OOP
16 905 (4.40%) Multithreading
17 896 (4.35%) Mentoring
18 796 (3.87%) SDLC
19 716 (3.48%) Performance Tuning
20 698 (3.39%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5301 (25.76%) Java
2 5284 (25.67%) Python
3 4847 (23.55%) SQL
4 3763 (18.28%) JavaScript
5 3184 (15.47%) PHP
6 2899 (14.09%) C++
7 2769 (13.45%) Bash Shell
8 2668 (12.96%) Perl
9 2264 (11.00%) Ruby
10 1611 (7.83%) C
11 1416 (6.88%) Shell Script
12 1250 (6.07%) PowerShell
13 1216 (5.91%) C#
14 430 (2.09%) PL/SQL
15 399 (1.94%) Scala
16 280 (1.36%) PHP 5
17 241 (1.17%) VB
18 215 (1.04%) T-SQL
19 183 (0.89%) Korn
20 142 (0.69%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 3259 (15.83%) Degree
2 1053 (5.12%) Security Cleared
3 785 (3.81%) Cisco Certification
4 640 (3.11%) SC Cleared
5 589 (2.86%) CCNA
6 464 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 392 (1.90%) CCNP
8 377 (1.83%) CISSP
9 324 (1.57%) MCSE
10 300 (1.46%) DV Cleared
11 245 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
12 226 (1.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 206 (1.00%) RHCE
14 181 (0.88%) ISEB
15 179 (0.87%) CEH
15 179 (0.87%) CISM
16 158 (0.77%) MCSA
17 143 (0.69%) ISTQB
18 132 (0.64%) GIAC
19 125 (0.61%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 914 (4.44%) QA
2 510 (2.48%) SLA
3 257 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 207 (1.01%) PCI DSS
5 52 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 44 (0.21%) ISO 9001
7 31 (0.15%) HIPAA
8 23 (0.11%) HL7
9 19 (0.092%) FISMA
10 18 (0.087%) Data Quality
11 17 (0.083%) ISO27002
12 14 (0.068%) COBIT
13 13 (0.063%) JSP 440
14 11 (0.053%) SAS 70
15 10 (0.049%) ISO 8583
15 10 (0.049%) MiFID
15 10 (0.049%) PA-DSS
15 10 (0.049%) SEPA
16 9 (0.044%) SDET
17 8 (0.039%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2499 (12.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1770 (8.60%) Active Directory
3 1240 (6.02%) Docker
4 775 (3.77%) vSphere
5 718 (3.49%) Hyper-V
6 384 (1.87%) VMware ESXi
7 378 (1.84%) NFS
8 330 (1.60%) KVM
9 322 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
10 313 (1.52%) Xen
11 305 (1.48%) Oracle RAC
12 251 (1.22%) VMware ESX
13 216 (1.05%) Firmware
14 193 (0.94%) XenApp
15 183 (0.89%) XenServer
16 147 (0.71%) Varnish
17 134 (0.65%) Squid
18 132 (0.64%) vCloud
19 125 (0.61%) HDFS
19 125 (0.61%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3436 (16.69%) Puppet
2 2230 (10.83%) Opscode Chef
3 1724 (8.38%) Ansible
4 988 (4.80%) Nagios
5 407 (1.98%) Salt
6 360 (1.75%) SCCM
7 241 (1.17%) ZABBIX
8 201 (0.98%) Tivoli
9 196 (0.95%) SCOM
10 189 (0.92%) Kubernetes
11 188 (0.91%) Nessus
12 187 (0.91%) HAProxy
13 178 (0.86%) Backup Exec
14 177 (0.86%) NetBackup
15 175 (0.85%) Cobbler
16 174 (0.85%) logstash
17 162 (0.79%) WSUS
18 130 (0.63%) Cacti
19 126 (0.61%) Terraform
20 120 (0.58%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 3748 (18.21%) VMware
2 3288 (15.98%) Oracle
3 2768 (13.45%) Red Hat
4 2657 (12.91%) Microsoft
5 2144 (10.42%) Cisco
6 1012 (4.92%) HP
7 690 (3.35%) Citrix
8 671 (3.26%) IBM
9 515 (2.50%) NetApp
10 497 (2.41%) Google
11 450 (2.19%) Juniper
12 422 (2.05%) EMC
13 402 (1.95%) Splunk
14 363 (1.76%) F5
15 325 (1.58%) Zend
16 310 (1.51%) Sun
17 301 (1.46%) CheckPoint
18 277 (1.35%) Apple
19 275 (1.34%) SAP
20 241 (1.17%) Sybase
East Sussex
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £30000 - £50000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + pot. equity, free beer
Posted: 11 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £34,000 to £44,000 per annum Superb base with excellent bonus and
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £48000 - £53000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package.
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £34,000 to £44,000 per annum Superb base with excellent bonus and
Posted: Yesterday
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £60000 - £80000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £50000 - £65000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £60000 - £70000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
North West London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Rugeley, Staffordshire
Amazon
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + pension, life, h/care
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday