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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 15 16 16
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 9938 10797 11180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 11.12% 10.58% 10.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 45.09% 40.13% 38.70%
Number of salaries quoted 8287 9084 9308
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 £42,233 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +5.58%
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
22042 26905 28888
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 24.66% 26.36% 27.03%
Number of salaries quoted 18814 23033 24111
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 £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 29 September 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 29 September 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 4241 £57,500 - 567
South East +3 2511 £47,000 +10.58% 308
South West +1 728 £40,000 - 104
East of England +1 713 £45,000 - 134
West Midlands +12 482 £40,000 +6.66% 69
North West -1 476 £42,500 +12.58% 108
Yorkshire -8 459 £40,250 -5.29% 68
East Midlands 0 271 £40,000 +3.89% 34
North East +25 71 £38,750 +10.71% 17
Midlands +9 3 £45,000 +7.14%
Linux
UK

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 7158 (36.10%) Windows
2 5223 (26.34%) Python
3 5103 (25.73%) Unix
4 4965 (25.04%) Java
5 4757 (23.99%) Agile Software Development
6 4518 (22.78%) SQL
7 3845 (19.39%) Finance
8 3750 (18.91%) MySQL
9 3637 (18.34%) VMware
10 3506 (17.68%) DevOps
11 3482 (17.56%) JavaScript
12 3329 (16.79%) Puppet
13 3109 (15.68%) Amazon AWS
14 2900 (14.62%) Oracle
15 2889 (14.57%) PHP
16 2874 (14.49%) Degree
17 2845 (14.35%) C++
18 2777 (14.00%) Apache
19 2761 (13.92%) Git (software)
20 2741 (13.82%) HTML
21 2652 (13.37%) Bash Shell
22 2632 (13.27%) Red Hat
23 2531 (12.76%) Microsoft
24 2526 (12.74%) Software Engineering
25 2444 (12.32%) Perl
26 2394 (12.07%) VMware Infrastructure
27 2339 (11.80%) CSS
28 2297 (11.58%) Firewall
29 2279 (11.49%) Opscode Chef
30 2234 (11.27%) 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 2777 (14.00%) Apache
2 1442 (7.27%) Tomcat
3 954 (4.81%) IIS
4 822 (4.15%) JBoss
5 793 (4.00%) nginx
6 630 (3.18%) WebSphere
7 608 (3.07%) Elasticsearch
8 600 (3.03%) MS Exchange
9 576 (2.90%) WebLogic
10 439 (2.21%) OpenStack
11 336 (1.69%) Confluence
12 315 (1.59%) SharePoint
13 234 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
14 210 (1.06%) CMS
15 201 (1.01%) WordPress
16 199 (1.00%) Apache Spark
17 181 (0.91%) Drupal
18 176 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2013
19 169 (0.85%) Apache Solr
20 157 (0.79%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1024 (5.16%) MS Excel
2 327 (1.65%) MS Office
3 104 (0.52%) MS Visio
4 69 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
5 64 (0.32%) Photoshop
6 32 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 28 (0.14%) MS Project
8 19 (0.096%) Adobe Illustrator
9 15 (0.076%) GNU Octave
10 14 (0.071%) Simulink
11 12 (0.061%) Mozilla Thunderbird
11 12 (0.061%) SPSS
12 11 (0.055%) Final Cut Pro
13 6 (0.030%) HipChat
14 5 (0.025%) MODO
14 5 (0.025%) Spreadsheet
15 4 (0.020%) GIMP
15 4 (0.020%) Gliffy
15 4 (0.020%) OmniGraffle
16 3 (0.015%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 131 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 126 (0.64%) Magento
3 54 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
4 49 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
5 40 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
6 34 (0.17%) assyst
7 32 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
8 25 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
9 24 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
10 21 (0.11%) Oracle 11i
11 20 (0.10%) Unit4 Business World
12 17 (0.086%) Adobe Campaign
13 16 (0.081%) Summit
14 15 (0.076%) Sentinel
15 14 (0.071%) Oracle Financials
15 14 (0.071%) Remedy ITSM
16 13 (0.066%) RMDS
17 12 (0.061%) MetaTrader
17 12 (0.061%) Temenos T24
18 11 (0.055%) Bloomberg TOMS
Cloud Services
1 3109 (15.68%) Amazon AWS
2 881 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 715 (3.61%) SaaS
4 514 (2.59%) Office 365
5 374 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
6 358 (1.81%) Cloud Computing
7 338 (1.70%) GitHub
8 316 (1.59%) PaaS
9 310 (1.56%) IaaS
10 207 (1.04%) Amazon S3
11 162 (0.82%) Google Cloud Platform
12 161 (0.81%) AWS CloudFormation
13 99 (0.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 81 (0.41%) Route 53
15 74 (0.37%) OpenShift
16 66 (0.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 57 (0.29%) AWS Lambda
18 55 (0.28%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
19 54 (0.27%) Amazon ELB
20 52 (0.26%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2297 (11.58%) Firewall
2 2041 (10.29%) TCP/IP
3 1611 (8.12%) DNS
4 1185 (5.98%) SAN
5 961 (4.85%) Internet
6 940 (4.74%) WAN
7 914 (4.61%) HTTP
8 881 (4.44%) LAN
9 833 (4.20%) VPN
10 665 (3.35%) DHCP
11 565 (2.85%) Network Security
12 503 (2.54%) VoIP
13 488 (2.46%) SSL
14 463 (2.33%) LDAP
15 413 (2.08%) NAS
16 353 (1.78%) MPLS
17 351 (1.77%) VLAN
18 341 (1.72%) SMTP
19 311 (1.57%) Wireless
20 291 (1.47%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3750 (18.91%) MySQL
2 2046 (10.32%) SQL Server
3 1151 (5.80%) MongoDB
4 1055 (5.32%) NoSQL
5 1011 (5.10%) Relational Database
6 887 (4.47%) PostgreSQL
7 718 (3.62%) Big Data
8 624 (3.15%) Hadoop
9 567 (2.86%) Oracle Database
10 506 (2.55%) RDBMS
11 457 (2.30%) Redis
12 415 (2.09%) Apache Cassandra
13 247 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
14 230 (1.16%) DB2
15 201 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
16 168 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
17 163 (0.82%) Amazon RDS
18 161 (0.81%) HBase
19 155 (0.78%) Apache Hive
20 116 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2761 (13.92%) Git (software)
2 2234 (11.27%) Jenkins
3 1109 (5.59%) Subversion
4 1099 (5.54%) JIRA
5 697 (3.51%) Maven
6 521 (2.63%) Selenium
7 443 (2.23%) JUnit
8 363 (1.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 335 (1.69%) Vagrant
10 329 (1.66%) Cucumber
11 314 (1.58%) Eclipse
12 304 (1.53%) TeamCity
13 273 (1.38%) Gradle
14 225 (1.13%) Ant
15 186 (0.94%) PHPUnit
16 165 (0.83%) Visual Studio
17 159 (0.80%) Hudson
18 150 (0.76%) Grunt
19 139 (0.70%) Mercurial
20 134 (0.68%) Mockito
General
1 3845 (19.39%) Finance
2 1226 (6.18%) Telecoms
3 1146 (5.78%) Banking
4 644 (3.25%) Retail
5 638 (3.22%) Marketing
6 633 (3.19%) Games
7 341 (1.72%) Electronics
8 311 (1.57%) Manufacturing
9 304 (1.53%) Advertising
10 283 (1.43%) Front Office
11 247 (1.25%) Publishing
12 245 (1.24%) Law
13 240 (1.21%) Back Office
14 211 (1.06%) Financial Institution
15 191 (0.96%) Investment Banking
16 157 (0.79%) Automotive
17 135 (0.68%) Legal
18 132 (0.67%) Aerospace
19 124 (0.63%) French Language
20 106 (0.53%) German Language
Job Titles
1 5276 (26.61%) Developer
2 2175 (10.97%) Linux Engineer
3 1786 (9.01%) DevOps Engineer
4 1725 (8.70%) Administrator
5 1381 (6.96%) Analyst
6 1303 (6.57%) Java Developer
7 1239 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
8 1222 (6.16%) Support Engineer
9 1203 (6.07%) PHP Developer
10 1191 (6.01%) Software Engineer
11 973 (4.91%) Linux Administrator
12 971 (4.90%) Senior Developer
13 931 (4.69%) Systems Engineer
14 814 (4.10%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 806 (4.06%) Applications Support
16 779 (3.93%) Linux/Unix DevOps
17 750 (3.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 745 (3.76%) C++ Developer
19 649 (3.27%) Support Analyst
20 635 (3.20%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2741 (13.82%) HTML
2 2339 (11.80%) CSS
3 1890 (9.53%) Web Services
4 1732 (8.73%) LAMP
5 1285 (6.48%) jQuery
6 1222 (6.16%) XML
7 1123 (5.66%) AngularJS
8 951 (4.80%) .NET
9 925 (4.66%) Spring
10 919 (4.63%) HTML5
11 875 (4.41%) REST
12 814 (4.10%) Node.js
13 718 (3.62%) JSON
14 647 (3.26%) Middleware
15 600 (3.03%) SOAP
16 572 (2.88%) J2EE
17 538 (2.71%) RESTful
18 519 (2.62%) CSS3
19 446 (2.25%) Hibernate
20 438 (2.21%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1909 (9.63%) Computer Science
2 1303 (6.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1291 (6.51%) Data Centre
4 520 (2.62%) Management Information System
5 514 (2.59%) Mathematics
6 482 (2.43%) Clustering
7 445 (2.24%) User Experience
8 443 (2.23%) Fintech
9 404 (2.04%) Algorithms
10 350 (1.77%) Mobile App
11 337 (1.70%) Hedge funds
12 286 (1.44%) Equities
13 277 (1.40%) Replication
14 276 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
15 249 (1.26%) Derivative
16 245 (1.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 233 (1.17%) Physics
18 225 (1.13%) PKI
19 212 (1.07%) Visualisation
20 201 (1.01%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 7158 (36.10%) Windows
2 5103 (25.73%) Unix
3 2134 (10.76%) Windows Server
4 2028 (10.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1372 (6.92%) CentOS
6 1054 (5.32%) Ubuntu
7 905 (4.56%) Solaris
8 798 (4.02%) Windows Server 2008
9 701 (3.54%) Windows Server 2012
10 501 (2.53%) Debian
11 446 (2.25%) Android
12 426 (2.15%) AIX
13 425 (2.14%) Mac OS X
14 388 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
15 334 (1.68%) Apple iOS
16 256 (1.29%) Windows 7
17 179 (0.90%) Embedded Linux
18 178 (0.90%) SUSE
19 157 (0.79%) Oracle Linux
20 131 (0.66%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4757 (23.99%) Agile Software Development
2 3506 (17.68%) DevOps
3 2526 (12.74%) Software Engineering
4 1942 (9.79%) ITIL
5 1813 (9.14%) Continuous Integration
6 1772 (8.94%) Configuration Management
7 1673 (8.44%) Scrum
8 1586 (8.00%) Open Source
9 1522 (7.68%) OO
10 1428 (7.20%) TDD
11 1110 (5.60%) Web Development
12 1064 (5.37%) MVC
13 1059 (5.34%) E-Commerce
14 902 (4.55%) Multithreading
15 880 (4.44%) OOP
16 869 (4.38%) Mentoring
17 826 (4.17%) High Availability
18 735 (3.71%) SDLC
19 707 (3.57%) Information Security
20 701 (3.54%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5223 (26.34%) Python
2 4965 (25.04%) Java
3 4518 (22.78%) SQL
4 3482 (17.56%) JavaScript
5 2889 (14.57%) PHP
6 2845 (14.35%) C++
7 2652 (13.37%) Bash Shell
8 2444 (12.32%) Perl
9 2166 (10.92%) Ruby
10 1731 (8.73%) C
11 1284 (6.48%) Shell Script
12 1265 (6.38%) PowerShell
13 1167 (5.89%) C#
14 440 (2.22%) Scala
15 377 (1.90%) PL/SQL
16 227 (1.14%) Go
17 222 (1.12%) VB
18 201 (1.01%) T-SQL
19 199 (1.00%) Groovy
20 190 (0.96%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 2874 (14.49%) Degree
2 1043 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 777 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
4 591 (2.98%) CCNA
5 550 (2.77%) SC Cleared
6 458 (2.31%) Microsoft Certification
7 423 (2.13%) CISSP
8 368 (1.86%) DV Cleared
9 322 (1.62%) MCSE
10 312 (1.57%) CCNP
11 292 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
12 261 (1.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 200 (1.01%) CEH
14 192 (0.97%) RHCE
15 190 (0.96%) CISM
16 166 (0.84%) GIAC
17 165 (0.83%) MCSA
18 152 (0.77%) RHCSA
19 149 (0.75%) ISEB
20 146 (0.74%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 843 (4.25%) QA
2 439 (2.21%) SLA
3 320 (1.61%) PCI DSS
4 306 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 77 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 41 (0.21%) HIPAA
7 30 (0.15%) ISO 9001
8 28 (0.14%) Disclosure Scotland
9 20 (0.10%) FISMA
10 18 (0.091%) COBIT
11 16 (0.081%) GCP
12 15 (0.076%) PA-DSS
13 14 (0.071%) SDET
14 13 (0.066%) Data Quality
14 13 (0.066%) JSP 440
15 12 (0.061%) HL7
15 12 (0.061%) MiFID
16 11 (0.055%) WCAG
17 10 (0.050%) SEPA
17 10 (0.050%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2394 (12.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1801 (9.08%) Active Directory
3 1277 (6.44%) Docker
4 782 (3.94%) vSphere
5 739 (3.73%) Hyper-V
6 360 (1.82%) NFS
7 300 (1.51%) KVM
8 282 (1.42%) VMware ESXi
9 280 (1.41%) Virtual Machines
10 253 (1.28%) VMware ESX
11 249 (1.26%) Firmware
12 248 (1.25%) Oracle RAC
13 247 (1.25%) Xen
14 197 (0.99%) XenApp
15 175 (0.88%) vCloud
16 168 (0.85%) XenServer
17 149 (0.75%) Varnish
18 120 (0.61%) Virtual Servers
19 102 (0.51%) Terminal Services
20 98 (0.49%) Squid
Systems Management
1 3329 (16.79%) Puppet
2 2279 (11.49%) Opscode Chef
3 1808 (9.12%) Ansible
4 826 (4.17%) Nagios
5 411 (2.07%) SCCM
6 367 (1.85%) Salt
7 222 (1.12%) Kubernetes
8 221 (1.11%) SCOM
9 211 (1.06%) Tivoli
10 206 (1.04%) Terraform
11 198 (1.00%) Nessus
12 191 (0.96%) NetBackup
13 187 (0.94%) HAProxy
14 162 (0.82%) ZABBIX
15 157 (0.79%) WSUS
16 153 (0.77%) Cobbler
17 132 (0.67%) Backup Exec
18 126 (0.64%) Control-M
19 121 (0.61%) logstash
20 112 (0.56%) Cacti
Vendors
1 3637 (18.34%) VMware
2 2900 (14.62%) Oracle
3 2632 (13.27%) Red Hat
4 2531 (12.76%) Microsoft
5 2086 (10.52%) Cisco
6 864 (4.36%) HP
7 668 (3.37%) Citrix
8 566 (2.85%) IBM
9 450 (2.27%) NetApp
10 425 (2.14%) Google
11 424 (2.14%) EMC
12 419 (2.11%) Juniper
13 390 (1.97%) Splunk
14 321 (1.62%) F5
15 309 (1.56%) CheckPoint
16 303 (1.53%) Sun
17 266 (1.34%) Zend
18 263 (1.33%) SAP
19 239 (1.21%) Sybase
20 215 (1.08%) Apple
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Linux Recruit
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £22000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £60000 - £70000 Per Annum Benefits Package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum 20% bonus and benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Hastings, East Sussex
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + PHI, Pension, Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Benefits & equity
Posted: 9 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + Lots - including flexi hours!
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + 25 days, healthcare, pension
Posted: 17 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + PHI, Pension, Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
West London
Blue Glue
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £65,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Surrey
Colston Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
South East London
Sage UK Limited
Salary: + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago