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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
UK / England
Rank 16 16 16
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 8561 10162 10059
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 11.01% 10.90% 10.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 45.45% 41.51% 36.92%
Number of salaries quoted 7090 8575 8388
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £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%

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
18837 24479 27248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 24.22% 26.26% 27.78%
Number of salaries quoted 16013 20845 23009
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 £24,500
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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 3967 £60,000 +4.34% 526
South East -1 1831 £47,500 +5.55% 275
East of England 0 712 £45,000 +4.65% 104
South West -2 535 £42,500 +6.25% 82
North West -1 478 £41,750 +0.60% 85
West Midlands +5 426 £40,500 +1.25% 65
Yorkshire -7 381 £40,000 -5.88% 79
East Midlands -7 223 £40,000 - 33
North East +13 53 £36,000 +9.09% 18
Linux
UK

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 6538 (35.59%) Windows
2 5038 (27.42%) Python
3 4955 (26.97%) Java
4 4823 (26.25%) Unix
5 4654 (25.33%) Agile Software Development
6 4279 (23.29%) SQL
7 3562 (19.39%) Finance
8 3410 (18.56%) DevOps
9 3214 (17.49%) MySQL
10 3184 (17.33%) VMware
11 3139 (17.09%) JavaScript
12 2952 (16.07%) Puppet
13 2890 (15.73%) Amazon AWS
14 2695 (14.67%) C++
15 2681 (14.59%) Oracle
16 2512 (13.67%) Git (software)
17 2488 (13.54%) Degree
18 2438 (13.27%) HTML
18 2438 (13.27%) Bash Shell
19 2415 (13.15%) Software Engineering
20 2308 (12.56%) Red Hat
21 2294 (12.49%) PHP
22 2286 (12.44%) Microsoft
23 2237 (12.18%) Apache
24 2152 (11.71%) Opscode Chef
25 2109 (11.48%) Jenkins
26 2102 (11.44%) VMware Infrastructure
27 2068 (11.26%) Perl
28 1986 (10.81%) CSS
29 1964 (10.69%) 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 2237 (12.18%) Apache
2 1203 (6.55%) Tomcat
3 881 (4.80%) IIS
4 748 (4.07%) JBoss
5 659 (3.59%) WebSphere
6 599 (3.26%) WebLogic
7 582 (3.17%) nginx
8 581 (3.16%) Elasticsearch
9 485 (2.64%) MS Exchange
10 407 (2.22%) OpenStack
11 293 (1.59%) Confluence
12 281 (1.53%) Apache Spark
13 241 (1.31%) SharePoint
14 226 (1.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 201 (1.09%) WordPress
16 198 (1.08%) CMS
17 167 (0.91%) Drupal
18 155 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
19 146 (0.79%) Apache Solr
20 136 (0.74%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1015 (5.52%) MS Excel
2 317 (1.73%) MS Office
3 94 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 89 (0.48%) Photoshop
5 80 (0.44%) MS Visio
6 25 (0.14%) Simulink
7 21 (0.11%) GNU Octave
8 19 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
9 18 (0.098%) MS Project
10 16 (0.087%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 15 (0.082%) SPSS
12 13 (0.071%) GIMP
13 10 (0.054%) Baselight
14 9 (0.049%) Mozilla Thunderbird
15 8 (0.044%) Autodesk Smoke
15 8 (0.044%) HipChat
16 6 (0.033%) Autodesk Flame
17 5 (0.027%) Final Cut Pro
18 4 (0.022%) OrCAD
18 4 (0.022%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 130 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 127 (0.69%) Magento
3 76 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
4 45 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
5 42 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
6 38 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
7 34 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
8 31 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
9 30 (0.16%) RMDS
10 17 (0.093%) assyst
10 17 (0.093%) Oracle 11i
11 12 (0.065%) Bloomberg TOMS
11 12 (0.065%) Sentinel
12 11 (0.060%) BusinessWorks
12 11 (0.060%) Oracle Financials
12 11 (0.060%) Summit
13 10 (0.054%) Shopify
14 9 (0.049%) Dynamics NAV
14 9 (0.049%) Remedy ITSM
14 9 (0.049%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 2890 (15.73%) Amazon AWS
2 962 (5.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 701 (3.82%) SaaS
4 461 (2.51%) Office 365
5 328 (1.79%) PaaS
6 318 (1.73%) IaaS
7 304 (1.65%) Amazon EC2
8 284 (1.55%) GitHub
9 270 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
10 234 (1.27%) Google Cloud Platform
11 178 (0.97%) AWS CloudFormation
12 173 (0.94%) Amazon S3
13 86 (0.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 69 (0.38%) Heroku
15 68 (0.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 58 (0.32%) Amazon ELB
17 51 (0.28%) G Suite
18 49 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
19 48 (0.26%) Route 53
20 47 (0.26%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 1964 (10.69%) Firewall
2 1804 (9.82%) TCP/IP
3 1311 (7.14%) DNS
4 895 (4.87%) SAN
5 830 (4.52%) Internet
6 806 (4.39%) HTTP
7 773 (4.21%) WAN
8 715 (3.89%) LAN
9 677 (3.68%) VPN
10 651 (3.54%) DHCP
11 502 (2.73%) Network Security
12 462 (2.51%) SSL
13 449 (2.44%) VoIP
14 382 (2.08%) LDAP
15 370 (2.01%) VLAN
16 304 (1.65%) BGP
17 264 (1.44%) Wireless
18 261 (1.42%) NAS
19 254 (1.38%) MPLS
20 237 (1.29%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3214 (17.49%) MySQL
2 1795 (9.77%) SQL Server
3 1171 (6.37%) MongoDB
4 1089 (5.93%) NoSQL
5 1001 (5.45%) Relational Database
6 792 (4.31%) PostgreSQL
7 702 (3.82%) Big Data
8 671 (3.65%) Hadoop
9 571 (3.11%) Oracle Database
10 492 (2.68%) RDBMS
11 420 (2.29%) Apache Cassandra
12 400 (2.18%) Redis
13 254 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
14 247 (1.34%) Oracle Database 11g
15 213 (1.16%) HBase
16 207 (1.13%) DB2
17 178 (0.97%) Apache Hive
18 143 (0.78%) Amazon RDS
19 113 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
20 110 (0.60%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 2512 (13.67%) Git (software)
2 2109 (11.48%) Jenkins
3 1046 (5.69%) JIRA
4 862 (4.69%) Subversion
5 690 (3.76%) Maven
6 523 (2.85%) JUnit
7 507 (2.76%) Selenium
8 437 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 347 (1.89%) Cucumber
10 324 (1.76%) Vagrant
11 322 (1.75%) TeamCity
12 274 (1.49%) Gradle
13 222 (1.21%) Eclipse
14 204 (1.11%) Ant
15 193 (1.05%) Hudson
16 151 (0.82%) JMeter
17 135 (0.73%) IntelliJ
18 133 (0.72%) Octopus Deploy
19 126 (0.69%) Grunt
20 124 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3562 (19.39%) Finance
2 1275 (6.94%) Banking
3 1107 (6.03%) Telecoms
4 631 (3.43%) Retail
5 611 (3.33%) Games
6 560 (3.05%) Marketing
7 331 (1.80%) Electronics
8 310 (1.69%) Front Office
9 307 (1.67%) Manufacturing
10 284 (1.55%) Investment Banking
11 279 (1.52%) Advertising
12 215 (1.17%) Back Office
13 193 (1.05%) Financial Institution
14 170 (0.93%) Publishing
15 152 (0.83%) Legal
16 119 (0.65%) Law
17 106 (0.58%) French Language
18 104 (0.57%) Automotive
19 82 (0.45%) German Language
20 76 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4705 (25.61%) Developer
2 1877 (10.22%) Linux Engineer
3 1821 (9.91%) DevOps Engineer
4 1745 (9.50%) Administrator
5 1321 (7.19%) Java Developer
6 1285 (6.99%) Systems Administrator
7 1238 (6.74%) Software Engineer
8 1213 (6.60%) Analyst
9 987 (5.37%) Linux Administrator
10 953 (5.19%) Support Engineer
11 933 (5.08%) Senior Developer
12 894 (4.87%) PHP Developer
13 809 (4.40%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 767 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
15 688 (3.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 687 (3.74%) C++ Developer
17 686 (3.73%) Architect
18 653 (3.55%) Linux/Unix DevOps
19 635 (3.46%) Consultant
20 626 (3.41%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2438 (13.27%) HTML
2 1986 (10.81%) CSS
3 1788 (9.73%) Web Services
4 1309 (7.12%) LAMP
5 1236 (6.73%) XML
6 1047 (5.70%) .NET
7 1024 (5.57%) jQuery
8 1022 (5.56%) Spring
9 933 (5.08%) AngularJS
10 881 (4.80%) HTML5
11 857 (4.66%) Node.js
11 857 (4.66%) REST
12 699 (3.80%) SOAP
13 695 (3.78%) JSON
14 680 (3.70%) Middleware
15 591 (3.22%) J2EE
15 591 (3.22%) RESTful
16 504 (2.74%) Hibernate
17 439 (2.39%) Ajax
18 437 (2.38%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1593 (8.67%) Computer Science
2 1178 (6.41%) Data Centre
3 1067 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
4 481 (2.62%) Management Information System
5 466 (2.54%) Mathematics
6 457 (2.49%) Algorithms
7 437 (2.38%) Fintech
8 404 (2.20%) Clustering
9 381 (2.07%) User Experience
10 313 (1.70%) Equities
11 287 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
12 282 (1.53%) Mobile App
13 268 (1.46%) Hedge funds
14 265 (1.44%) Visualisation
15 238 (1.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 235 (1.28%) Physics
17 198 (1.08%) Public Cloud
18 194 (1.06%) Replication
19 193 (1.05%) Derivative
20 192 (1.05%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 6538 (35.59%) Windows
2 4823 (26.25%) Unix
3 1915 (10.42%) Windows Server
4 1789 (9.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1270 (6.91%) CentOS
6 959 (5.22%) Ubuntu
7 837 (4.56%) Solaris
8 666 (3.63%) Windows Server 2012
9 637 (3.47%) Windows Server 2008
10 456 (2.48%) Android
11 443 (2.41%) Debian
12 384 (2.09%) Mac OS X
13 324 (1.76%) Apple iOS
14 309 (1.68%) AIX
15 294 (1.60%) Windows Server 2003
16 202 (1.10%) Windows 7
17 163 (0.89%) Embedded Linux
18 133 (0.72%) SUSE
19 132 (0.72%) Mac OS
20 102 (0.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4654 (25.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3410 (18.56%) DevOps
3 2415 (13.15%) Software Engineering
4 1801 (9.80%) Continuous Integration
5 1738 (9.46%) ITIL
6 1704 (9.27%) Scrum
7 1653 (9.00%) Configuration Management
8 1422 (7.74%) Open Source
9 1276 (6.95%) TDD
10 1233 (6.71%) OO
11 987 (5.37%) E-Commerce
12 935 (5.09%) MVC
13 913 (4.97%) Web Development
14 853 (4.64%) Mentoring
15 817 (4.45%) Multithreading
16 802 (4.37%) SDLC
17 730 (3.97%) High Availability
18 716 (3.90%) OOP
19 683 (3.72%) Analytics
20 662 (3.60%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 5038 (27.42%) Python
2 4955 (26.97%) Java
3 4279 (23.29%) SQL
4 3139 (17.09%) JavaScript
5 2695 (14.67%) C++
6 2438 (13.27%) Bash Shell
7 2294 (12.49%) PHP
8 2068 (11.26%) Perl
9 1929 (10.50%) Ruby
10 1615 (8.79%) C
11 1181 (6.43%) C#
12 1110 (6.04%) Shell Script
13 1105 (6.01%) PowerShell
14 514 (2.80%) Scala
15 389 (2.12%) PL/SQL
16 341 (1.86%) Go
17 246 (1.34%) Groovy
18 173 (0.94%) Embedded C
19 164 (0.89%) T-SQL
20 163 (0.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 2488 (13.54%) Degree
2 991 (5.39%) Security Cleared
3 719 (3.91%) Cisco Certification
4 552 (3.00%) CCNA
5 473 (2.57%) SC Cleared
6 396 (2.16%) Microsoft Certification
7 390 (2.12%) DV Cleared
8 360 (1.96%) CISSP
9 288 (1.57%) CCNP
10 268 (1.46%) MCSE
11 206 (1.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 201 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
13 154 (0.84%) CISM
13 154 (0.84%) GIAC
14 152 (0.83%) CEH
15 145 (0.79%) ISTQB
16 120 (0.65%) PhD
17 119 (0.65%) ISEB
18 115 (0.63%) SANS
19 111 (0.60%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 793 (4.32%) QA
2 387 (2.11%) SLA
3 317 (1.73%) PCI DSS
4 292 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 57 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 42 (0.23%) Disclosure Scotland
7 41 (0.22%) ISO 9001
8 33 (0.18%) Data Quality
9 31 (0.17%) GCP
10 29 (0.16%) SDET
11 16 (0.087%) JTAG
11 16 (0.087%) MiFID
12 15 (0.082%) HL7
13 14 (0.076%) GPG13
14 13 (0.071%) FISMA
14 13 (0.071%) HIPAA
15 12 (0.065%) SSAE 16
16 11 (0.060%) ISO27005
17 10 (0.054%) MISRA
18 9 (0.049%) DO-178B
System Software
1 2102 (11.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1710 (9.31%) Active Directory
3 1363 (7.42%) Docker
4 760 (4.14%) Hyper-V
5 621 (3.38%) vSphere
6 307 (1.67%) Xen
7 276 (1.50%) NFS
8 253 (1.38%) KVM
9 245 (1.33%) Virtual Machines
10 242 (1.32%) Firmware
11 211 (1.15%) Oracle RAC
12 206 (1.12%) XenApp
13 197 (1.07%) VMware ESX
14 193 (1.05%) XenServer
15 147 (0.80%) vCloud
16 140 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
17 127 (0.69%) Virtual Servers
18 115 (0.63%) Varnish
19 106 (0.58%) HDFS
20 101 (0.55%) iptables
Systems Management
1 2952 (16.07%) Puppet
2 2152 (11.71%) Opscode Chef
3 1835 (9.99%) Ansible
4 704 (3.83%) Nagios
5 343 (1.87%) SCCM
6 326 (1.77%) Kubernetes
7 307 (1.67%) Salt
7 307 (1.67%) Terraform
8 215 (1.17%) SCOM
9 196 (1.07%) NetBackup
10 181 (0.99%) Tivoli
11 156 (0.85%) Nessus
12 147 (0.80%) Cobbler
13 135 (0.73%) Mesos
14 128 (0.70%) ZABBIX
15 119 (0.65%) Graphite
16 118 (0.64%) HAProxy
17 111 (0.60%) WSUS
18 99 (0.54%) Backup Exec
19 96 (0.52%) Kibana
Vendors
1 3184 (17.33%) VMware
2 2681 (14.59%) Oracle
3 2308 (12.56%) Red Hat
4 2286 (12.44%) Microsoft
5 1705 (9.28%) Cisco
6 630 (3.43%) HP
7 612 (3.33%) Citrix
8 540 (2.94%) IBM
9 447 (2.43%) Google
10 437 (2.38%) NetApp
11 395 (2.15%) Juniper
12 386 (2.10%) Splunk
13 370 (2.01%) EMC
14 325 (1.77%) CheckPoint
15 286 (1.56%) Sybase
16 281 (1.53%) F5
17 276 (1.50%) Sun
18 263 (1.43%) Atlassian
19 234 (1.27%) SAP
20 216 (1.18%) Apple
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hampshire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: £26000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £70,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Lincolnshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Net Talent
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
set2recruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000-65,000
Posted: Yesterday
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £33,000 to £42,000 per annum Superb base with first class bonus a
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Search Consultancy
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Premier IT
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Networking People
Posted: Yesterday
London
First Point
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £33,000 to £42,000 per annum Superb base with first class bonus a
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Corby, Northamptonshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
London
First Point
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + bonus + package
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday