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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 16 16 18
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 10639 11127 10321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 10.41% 10.39% 10.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 39.63% 38.53% 37.72%
Number of salaries quoted 8899 9305 8731
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
26848 28876 27361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.26% 26.95% 27.52%
Number of salaries quoted 22899 24181 23436
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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 -1 4923 £57,500 +4.54% 614
South East +2 2418 £42,500 +6.25% 287
South West +7 745 £40,000 +6.66% 118
East of England -2 744 £45,000 +5.88% 144
Yorkshire +3 699 £42,500 +6.25% 121
North West -2 505 £37,500 - 97
West Midlands 0 342 £40,000 +7.38% 49
East Midlands -5 256 £39,000 +8.33% 52
North East -11 55 £35,000 +1.44% 25
Midlands - 4 £22,500 -
Linux
UK

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 8066 (38.12%) Windows
2 6494 (30.69%) UNIX
3 5993 (28.32%) Java
4 5730 (27.08%) SQL
5 4863 (22.98%) Python
6 4568 (21.59%) Agile Software Development
7 4338 (20.50%) MySQL
8 4328 (20.45%) Finance
9 4318 (20.41%) Oracle
10 3883 (18.35%) VMware
11 3759 (17.77%) JavaScript
12 3383 (15.99%) Apache
13 3306 (15.62%) HTML
14 3254 (15.38%) Degree
15 3244 (15.33%) PHP
16 3164 (14.95%) Perl
17 2969 (14.03%) C++
18 2855 (13.49%) DevOps
19 2817 (13.31%) Red Hat
20 2742 (12.96%) Puppet
21 2697 (12.75%) VMware Infrastructure
22 2643 (12.49%) SQL Server
23 2622 (12.39%) Software Engineering
24 2605 (12.31%) Git (software)
25 2581 (12.20%) CSS
26 2542 (12.01%) Microsoft
27 2468 (11.66%) Bash Shell
28 2319 (10.96%) Cisco
29 2285 (10.80%) Firewall
30 2252 (10.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 3383 (15.99%) Apache
2 1807 (8.54%) Tomcat
3 1013 (4.79%) IIS
4 807 (3.81%) WebSphere
5 794 (3.75%) MS Exchange
6 793 (3.75%) nginx
7 712 (3.36%) JBoss
8 633 (2.99%) WebLogic
9 600 (2.84%) Node.js
10 477 (2.25%) OpenStack
11 443 (2.09%) Elasticsearch
12 388 (1.83%) SharePoint
13 329 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2010
14 310 (1.47%) CMS
15 282 (1.33%) Drupal
16 263 (1.24%) Apache Solr
17 229 (1.08%) WordPress
18 221 (1.04%) Confluence
19 210 (0.99%) WebSphere Application Server
20 177 (0.84%) Lync
Applications
1 1176 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 512 (2.42%) MS Office
3 169 (0.80%) MS Visio
4 89 (0.42%) Photoshop
5 70 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
6 37 (0.17%) SPSS
7 32 (0.15%) MS Project
8 30 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
9 19 (0.090%) Spreadsheet
10 15 (0.071%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 14 (0.066%) InfoPath
12 13 (0.061%) Simulink
13 12 (0.057%) Fireworks
13 12 (0.057%) TargetLink
14 9 (0.043%) Maya
15 8 (0.038%) Quicktime
15 8 (0.038%) Final Cut Pro
15 8 (0.038%) GNU Octave
16 7 (0.033%) CPLEX
17 4 (0.019%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 176 (0.83%) Oracle Applications
1 176 (0.83%) Magento
2 172 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
3 117 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 116 (0.55%) RMDS
5 115 (0.54%) Oracle EBS R12
6 92 (0.43%) Oracle BPM
7 65 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
8 24 (0.11%) Oracle General Ledger
9 22 (0.10%) ION MarketView
9 22 (0.10%) Oracle ERP
10 21 (0.099%) Dynamics GP
10 21 (0.099%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 19 (0.090%) MetaTrader
12 18 (0.085%) Oracle 11i
13 17 (0.080%) Oracle Financials
13 17 (0.080%) SAP Business One
13 17 (0.080%) AWD
14 16 (0.076%) BusinessWorks
15 15 (0.071%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 2160 (10.21%) Amazon AWS
2 632 (2.99%) SaaS
3 433 (2.05%) Microsoft Azure
4 347 (1.64%) IaaS
5 344 (1.63%) Amazon EC2
6 330 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
7 327 (1.55%) PaaS
8 262 (1.24%) Office 365
9 144 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
10 136 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
11 102 (0.48%) Amazon S3
12 76 (0.36%) GitHub
13 70 (0.33%) Route 53
14 61 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 56 (0.26%) Heroku
16 54 (0.26%) Amazon ELB
17 47 (0.22%) Google Apps
18 42 (0.20%) Amazon SQS
19 38 (0.18%) Amazon EMR
20 35 (0.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 2285 (10.80%) Firewall
2 2132 (10.08%) TCP/IP
3 1725 (8.15%) DNS
4 1674 (7.91%) SAN
5 1009 (4.77%) WAN
6 983 (4.65%) Internet
7 966 (4.57%) VPN
8 942 (4.45%) LAN
9 928 (4.39%) HTTP
10 710 (3.36%) DHCP
11 682 (3.22%) NAS
12 539 (2.55%) Network Security
13 486 (2.30%) VoIP
14 465 (2.20%) LDAP
15 438 (2.07%) SSL
16 423 (2.00%) Cisco ASA
17 400 (1.89%) VLAN
18 391 (1.85%) BGP
19 346 (1.64%) SMTP
20 321 (1.52%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4338 (20.50%) MySQL
2 2643 (12.49%) SQL Server
3 1425 (6.73%) Relational Database
4 1298 (6.13%) Oracle Database
5 1059 (5.00%) NoSQL
6 1052 (4.97%) MongoDB
7 965 (4.56%) PostgreSQL
8 763 (3.61%) RDBMS
9 729 (3.45%) Big Data
10 667 (3.15%) Hadoop
11 608 (2.87%) Oracle Database 11g
12 433 (2.05%) DB2
13 412 (1.95%) Redis
14 385 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
15 336 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
16 288 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
17 246 (1.16%) HBase
18 229 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
19 225 (1.06%) Oracle Database 10g
20 182 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2605 (12.31%) Git (software)
2 1807 (8.54%) Jenkins
3 1293 (6.11%) Subversion
4 975 (4.61%) Maven
5 810 (3.83%) JIRA
6 504 (2.38%) Selenium
7 454 (2.15%) JUnit
8 446 (2.11%) Ant
9 341 (1.61%) Hudson
10 334 (1.58%) Eclipse
11 279 (1.32%) TeamCity
12 225 (1.06%) Cucumber
13 203 (0.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 201 (0.95%) Visual Studio
15 174 (0.82%) PHPUnit
16 158 (0.75%) Mercurial
17 153 (0.72%) Oracle Forms
18 125 (0.59%) WebDriver
19 123 (0.58%) Grunt
19 123 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4328 (20.45%) Finance
2 1395 (6.59%) Banking
3 1144 (5.41%) Telecoms
4 664 (3.14%) Retail
5 565 (2.67%) Marketing
6 563 (2.66%) Front Office
7 559 (2.64%) Games
8 371 (1.75%) Electronics
9 323 (1.53%) Investment Banking
10 250 (1.18%) Financial Institution
11 246 (1.16%) Manufacturing
12 241 (1.14%) Back Office
13 227 (1.07%) Advertising
14 173 (0.82%) Legal
15 165 (0.78%) Publishing
16 163 (0.77%) Law
17 128 (0.60%) Automotive
18 90 (0.43%) Billing
19 79 (0.37%) German Language
20 69 (0.33%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 5992 (28.32%) Developer
2 2183 (10.32%) Administrator
3 1657 (7.83%) Analyst
4 1621 (7.66%) Systems Administrator
5 1498 (7.08%) Java Developer
6 1392 (6.58%) Software Engineer
7 1281 (6.05%) DevOps Engineer
8 1123 (5.31%) Support Engineer
9 1067 (5.04%) PHP Developer
10 1040 (4.92%) Senior Developer
11 1027 (4.85%) Linux Administrator
12 963 (4.55%) Architect
13 841 (3.97%) Support Analyst
14 832 (3.93%) C++ Developer
15 820 (3.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 815 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
17 810 (3.83%) Applications Support
18 785 (3.71%) Linux Engineer
19 675 (3.19%) Software Developer
20 662 (3.13%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3306 (15.62%) HTML
2 2581 (12.20%) CSS
3 2039 (9.64%) Web Services
4 1721 (8.13%) XML
5 1611 (7.61%) jQuery
6 1311 (6.20%) Spring
7 1224 (5.78%) HTML5
8 1198 (5.66%) .NET
8 1198 (5.66%) LAMP
9 889 (4.20%) REST
10 861 (4.07%) Middleware
11 807 (3.81%) J2EE
12 727 (3.44%) SOAP
13 677 (3.20%) CSS3
14 661 (3.12%) Hibernate
15 643 (3.04%) Ajax
16 633 (2.99%) AngularJS
17 628 (2.97%) JSON
18 499 (2.36%) RESTful
19 490 (2.32%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1979 (9.35%) Computer Science
2 1640 (7.75%) Analytical Skills
3 1469 (6.94%) Data Centre
4 578 (2.73%) Clustering
5 552 (2.61%) Management Information System
6 499 (2.36%) Mathematics
7 496 (2.34%) Algorithms
8 425 (2.01%) Replication
9 422 (1.99%) Equities
10 402 (1.90%) Derivative
11 369 (1.74%) Data Structures
12 365 (1.73%) Hedge funds
13 364 (1.72%) User Experience
14 327 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
15 321 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 307 (1.45%) Mobile App
17 273 (1.29%) Fixed Income
18 219 (1.04%) Statistics
19 206 (0.97%) Visualisation
19 206 (0.97%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 8066 (38.12%) Windows
2 6494 (30.69%) UNIX
3 2252 (10.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1432 (6.77%) Solaris
5 1301 (6.15%) CentOS
6 1231 (5.82%) Windows Server 2008
7 1049 (4.96%) Ubuntu
8 835 (3.95%) Windows Server 2012
9 679 (3.21%) Debian
10 602 (2.85%) Windows Server 2003
11 576 (2.72%) AIX
12 574 (2.71%) Android
13 446 (2.11%) Apple iOS
14 397 (1.88%) Windows 7
15 366 (1.73%) Mac OS X
16 217 (1.03%) Windows 8
17 193 (0.91%) SUSE
18 190 (0.90%) Windows XP
19 177 (0.84%) HPUX
20 169 (0.80%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4568 (21.59%) Agile Software Development
2 2855 (13.49%) DevOps
3 2622 (12.39%) Software Engineering
4 2037 (9.63%) ITIL
5 1712 (8.09%) Continuous Integration
6 1693 (8.00%) OO
7 1652 (7.81%) TDD
8 1629 (7.70%) Configuration Management
9 1433 (6.77%) Open Source
10 1421 (6.72%) Scrum
11 1312 (6.20%) E-Commerce
12 1088 (5.14%) MVC
13 917 (4.33%) Performance Tuning
14 883 (4.17%) SDLC
15 866 (4.09%) Mentoring
16 850 (4.02%) Project Management
17 845 (3.99%) Web Development
18 790 (3.73%) Multithreading
19 713 (3.37%) OOP
20 684 (3.23%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 5993 (28.32%) Java
2 5730 (27.08%) SQL
3 4863 (22.98%) Python
4 3759 (17.77%) JavaScript
5 3244 (15.33%) PHP
6 3164 (14.95%) Perl
7 2969 (14.03%) C++
8 2468 (11.66%) Bash Shell
9 2065 (9.76%) Ruby
10 1738 (8.21%) C
11 1578 (7.46%) Shell Script
12 1252 (5.92%) C#
13 1016 (4.80%) PowerShell
14 753 (3.56%) PL/SQL
15 439 (2.07%) Scala
16 349 (1.65%) PHP5
17 198 (0.94%) Groovy
18 190 (0.90%) VB
19 189 (0.89%) Korn
20 187 (0.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3254 (15.38%) Degree
2 960 (4.54%) Security Cleared
3 903 (4.27%) Cisco Certification
4 624 (2.95%) CCNA
5 587 (2.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 465 (2.20%) SC Cleared
7 418 (1.98%) CCNP
8 404 (1.91%) MCSE
9 289 (1.37%) DV Cleared
10 247 (1.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 239 (1.13%) CISSP
12 216 (1.02%) MCITP
13 204 (0.96%) PhD
14 177 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
15 176 (0.83%) MCSA
16 163 (0.77%) MCP
17 153 (0.72%) RHCE
18 141 (0.67%) Oracle Certification
19 134 (0.63%) ISEB
20 96 (0.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 888 (4.20%) QA
2 617 (2.92%) SLA
3 247 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 218 (1.03%) PCI DSS
5 82 (0.39%) ISO 9001
6 65 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 32 (0.15%) COBIT
8 21 (0.099%) FISMA
9 19 (0.090%) ISO 9000
10 11 (0.052%) Data Quality
10 11 (0.052%) Dodd-Frank
10 11 (0.052%) JTAG
11 10 (0.047%) EMIR
12 9 (0.043%) HIPAA
13 8 (0.038%) WCAG
14 7 (0.033%) MiFID
14 7 (0.033%) GAMP
14 7 (0.033%) GPG13
15 6 (0.028%) DO-178B
15 6 (0.028%) GCP
System Software
1 2697 (12.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1736 (8.20%) Active Directory
3 702 (3.32%) Hyper-V
4 631 (2.98%) vSphere
5 511 (2.42%) Oracle RAC
6 445 (2.10%) Docker
7 379 (1.79%) KVM
8 337 (1.59%) VMware ESX
9 316 (1.49%) NFS
10 294 (1.39%) Xen
11 231 (1.09%) Varnish
12 227 (1.07%) VMware ESXi
13 224 (1.06%) XenApp
14 215 (1.02%) vCloud
15 183 (0.86%) iptables
16 165 (0.78%) Firmware
17 163 (0.77%) XenServer
18 142 (0.67%) Samba
19 118 (0.56%) SRDF
20 103 (0.49%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2742 (12.96%) Puppet
2 1960 (9.26%) Opscode Chef
3 1075 (5.08%) Nagios
4 858 (4.06%) Ansible
5 401 (1.90%) ZABBIX
6 338 (1.60%) Vagrant
7 304 (1.44%) Data Guard
8 291 (1.38%) SCCM
9 282 (1.33%) Salt
10 250 (1.18%) Oracle RMAN
11 218 (1.03%) Tivoli
12 198 (0.94%) Graphite
13 184 (0.87%) SCOM
14 179 (0.85%) Cacti
15 163 (0.77%) logstash
16 156 (0.74%) NetBackup
17 140 (0.66%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
18 134 (0.63%) Backup Exec
18 134 (0.63%) HAProxy
19 109 (0.52%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4318 (20.41%) Oracle
2 3883 (18.35%) VMware
3 2817 (13.31%) Red Hat
4 2542 (12.01%) Microsoft
5 2319 (10.96%) Cisco
6 988 (4.67%) IBM
7 980 (4.63%) HP
8 850 (4.02%) Citrix
9 761 (3.60%) NetApp
10 555 (2.62%) Juniper
11 534 (2.52%) EMC
12 493 (2.33%) Sybase
13 436 (2.06%) Zend
14 400 (1.89%) F5
15 368 (1.74%) CheckPoint
16 367 (1.73%) Google
17 363 (1.72%) Splunk
18 339 (1.60%) Sun
19 288 (1.36%) Dell
19 288 (1.36%) Symantec
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Posted: 4 hours ago
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + great benefits
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Bridge Noble
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Technology People UK
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits + Pension
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
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London
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Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum
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East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £42000 Per Annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Energon People
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bouns + benefits
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Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
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Salary: £50k - 60k per year + bonus + benefits
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Energon People
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
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City, London
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benifits
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Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
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