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 19 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 16 17 16
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 11300 10433 12092
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 10.34% 10.20% 10.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.39% 37.11% 38.47%
Number of salaries quoted 9435 8801 10321
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -
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
29434 28110 31431
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.94% 27.49% 27.85%
Number of salaries quoted 24684 24061 27186
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 19 August 2014.

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 19 August 2014. 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 +3 5389 £55,000 +10.00% 612
South East 0 2464 £40,000 - 247
East of England 0 865 £42,500 +3.03% 134
Yorkshire 0 720 £40,000 +14.28% 100
South West -2 604 £37,500 +7.14% 118
North West +2 554 £37,500 - 72
West Midlands -10 326 £35,000 -12.50% 32
East Midlands +1 310 £37,500 +7.14% 32
North East 0 86 £34,500 -1.42% 15
Linux
UK

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, 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 8216 (36.25%) Windows
2 7671 (33.84%) UNIX
3 7039 (31.05%) Java
4 6028 (26.59%) SQL
5 5592 (24.67%) MySQL
6 4725 (20.85%) Oracle
7 4170 (18.40%) JavaScript
8 4133 (18.23%) Degree
9 4109 (18.13%) Apache
10 4104 (18.11%) Python
11 4005 (17.67%) Finance
12 3991 (17.61%) PHP
13 3826 (16.88%) HTML
14 3535 (15.60%) VMware
15 3374 (14.89%) Perl
16 3215 (14.18%) Red Hat
17 3127 (13.80%) C++
18 2997 (13.22%) CSS
19 2611 (11.52%) Microsoft
20 2592 (11.44%) SQL Server
21 2560 (11.29%) Software Engineering
22 2371 (10.46%) Computer Science
23 2363 (10.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 2359 (10.41%) Agile Software Development
25 2354 (10.39%) OO
26 2348 (10.36%) Tomcat
27 2342 (10.33%) TCP/IP
28 2339 (10.32%) VMware Infrastructure
29 2315 (10.21%) Bash Shell
30 2307 (10.18%) Git (software)

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, 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 4109 (18.13%) Apache
2 2348 (10.36%) Tomcat
3 1111 (4.90%) IIS
4 778 (3.43%) MS Exchange
5 690 (3.04%) nginx
6 654 (2.89%) WebLogic
7 632 (2.79%) WebSphere
8 533 (2.35%) CMS
9 526 (2.32%) Node.js
10 446 (1.97%) Drupal
11 381 (1.68%) SharePoint
12 335 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2010
13 332 (1.46%) Apache Solr
14 325 (1.43%) WordPress
15 284 (1.25%) OpenStack
16 248 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
17 199 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
18 185 (0.82%) Confluence
19 166 (0.73%) Jetty
20 164 (0.72%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1257 (5.55%) MS Excel
2 568 (2.51%) MS Office
3 168 (0.74%) Photoshop
4 128 (0.56%) MS Visio
5 74 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
6 69 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
7 46 (0.20%) MS Project
8 27 (0.12%) SPSS
9 20 (0.088%) Fireworks
10 13 (0.057%) Simulink
10 13 (0.057%) 3ds Max
10 13 (0.057%) FastStats
11 12 (0.053%) Maya
12 8 (0.035%) Adobe After Effects
13 7 (0.031%) Acrobat
13 7 (0.031%) Mingle
14 6 (0.026%) PowerPivot
14 6 (0.026%) Quicktime
14 6 (0.026%) AutoCAD
14 6 (0.026%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 272 (1.20%) Magento
2 187 (0.82%) Oracle EBS
3 139 (0.61%) Oracle Applications
4 124 (0.55%) Oracle EBS R12
5 74 (0.33%) Google Analytics
6 72 (0.32%) RMDS
7 66 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
8 50 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 46 (0.20%) BusinessWorks
10 45 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
11 39 (0.17%) Oracle 11i
12 34 (0.15%) Dynamics GP
13 33 (0.15%) TIBCO iProcess
14 27 (0.12%) WebTrends
14 27 (0.12%) Oracle CRM
15 26 (0.11%) Temenos T24
16 25 (0.11%) Oracle Receivables
17 23 (0.10%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
17 23 (0.10%) Shopify
18 21 (0.093%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 1090 (4.81%) Amazon AWS
2 624 (2.75%) SaaS
3 365 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
4 283 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
5 250 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
6 249 (1.10%) IaaS
7 202 (0.89%) PaaS
8 153 (0.67%) Amazon S3
9 125 (0.55%) GitHub
10 115 (0.51%) Office 365
11 67 (0.30%) Rackspace Cloud
12 62 (0.27%) Google Apps
13 60 (0.26%) ElastiCache
13 60 (0.26%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 53 (0.23%) Joyent
15 50 (0.22%) Amazon ELB
16 40 (0.18%) Amazon EMR
17 39 (0.17%) Amazon SQS
18 37 (0.16%) Route 53
19 24 (0.11%) AWS Data Pipeline
Communications & Networking
1 2342 (10.33%) TCP/IP
2 2168 (9.56%) Firewall
3 1893 (8.35%) DNS
4 1805 (7.96%) SAN
5 1326 (5.85%) HTTP
6 1294 (5.71%) Internet
7 946 (4.17%) VPN
8 843 (3.72%) WAN
9 842 (3.71%) LAN
10 832 (3.67%) DHCP
11 606 (2.67%) NAS
12 587 (2.59%) LDAP
12 587 (2.59%) SSL
13 473 (2.09%) VoIP
14 469 (2.07%) Network Security
15 431 (1.90%) SMTP
16 412 (1.82%) FTP
17 389 (1.72%) BGP
18 348 (1.54%) VLAN
19 324 (1.43%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5592 (24.67%) MySQL
2 2592 (11.44%) SQL Server
3 1418 (6.26%) Relational Database
4 1362 (6.01%) Oracle Database
5 1060 (4.68%) PostgreSQL
6 989 (4.36%) NoSQL
7 902 (3.98%) MongoDB
8 790 (3.49%) Big Data
9 755 (3.33%) RDBMS
10 672 (2.96%) Oracle Database 11g
11 604 (2.66%) Hadoop
12 509 (2.25%) DB2
13 399 (1.76%) Redis
14 384 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
15 348 (1.54%) Oracle Database 10g
16 326 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
17 324 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
18 257 (1.13%) SQL Server 2005
19 204 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
20 191 (0.84%) HBase
Development Applications
1 2307 (10.18%) Git (software)
2 1725 (7.61%) Subversion
3 1176 (5.19%) Jenkins
4 922 (4.07%) Maven
5 726 (3.20%) JIRA
6 550 (2.43%) JUnit
7 539 (2.38%) Eclipse
8 498 (2.20%) Selenium
9 441 (1.95%) Ant
10 367 (1.62%) Hudson
11 248 (1.09%) Cucumber
11 248 (1.09%) Visual Studio
12 193 (0.85%) TeamCity
13 182 (0.80%) Mercurial
14 133 (0.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 122 (0.54%) PHPUnit
16 113 (0.50%) JMeter
17 98 (0.43%) GCC
18 95 (0.42%) WebDriver
19 93 (0.41%) GDB
General
1 4005 (17.67%) Finance
2 1328 (5.86%) Banking
3 1285 (5.67%) Telecoms
4 814 (3.59%) Marketing
5 720 (3.18%) Retail
6 690 (3.04%) Games
7 578 (2.55%) Front Office
8 440 (1.94%) Investment Banking
9 357 (1.57%) Advertising
10 303 (1.34%) Electronics
11 270 (1.19%) Publishing
12 233 (1.03%) Financial Institution
13 231 (1.02%) Back Office
14 193 (0.85%) Manufacturing
15 183 (0.81%) Legal
16 138 (0.61%) Law
17 127 (0.56%) French Language
18 110 (0.49%) Billing
19 107 (0.47%) German Language
20 90 (0.40%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7002 (30.89%) Developer
2 2638 (11.64%) Administrator
3 2019 (8.91%) Systems Administrator
4 1942 (8.57%) Java Developer
5 1824 (8.05%) Analyst
6 1431 (6.31%) Software Engineer
7 1397 (6.16%) Linux Administrator
8 1318 (5.81%) PHP Developer
9 1231 (5.43%) Support Engineer
10 1144 (5.05%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 1099 (4.85%) Senior Developer
12 977 (4.31%) Architect
13 897 (3.96%) C++ Developer
14 867 (3.82%) Linux Engineer
15 851 (3.75%) Software Developer
16 840 (3.71%) Systems Engineer
17 813 (3.59%) Support Analyst
18 798 (3.52%) Applications Support
19 769 (3.39%) Web Developer
20 749 (3.30%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3826 (16.88%) HTML
2 2997 (13.22%) CSS
3 2207 (9.74%) Web Services
4 2129 (9.39%) XML
5 2015 (8.89%) jQuery
6 1543 (6.81%) Spring
7 1473 (6.50%) LAMP
8 1223 (5.40%) .NET
9 1109 (4.89%) J2EE
10 988 (4.36%) HTML5
11 850 (3.75%) Hibernate
12 796 (3.51%) Middleware
13 784 (3.46%) Ajax
14 706 (3.11%) SOAP
15 698 (3.08%) REST
16 639 (2.82%) JSON
17 603 (2.66%) RESTful
18 597 (2.63%) JSP
19 472 (2.08%) CSS3
20 455 (2.01%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 2371 (10.46%) Computer Science
2 1738 (7.67%) Open Source
3 822 (3.63%) Clustering
4 646 (2.85%) Management Information System
5 628 (2.77%) Mathematics
6 564 (2.49%) Replication
7 409 (1.80%) Social Media
8 366 (1.61%) Mobile App
9 361 (1.59%) Hedge funds
9 361 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
10 338 (1.49%) Equities
11 312 (1.38%) Derivative
12 285 (1.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 279 (1.23%) Client/Server
14 261 (1.15%) Visualisation
15 246 (1.09%) Firmware
16 228 (1.01%) Statistics
17 223 (0.98%) Physics
18 218 (0.96%) Fixed Income
19 217 (0.96%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 8216 (36.25%) Windows
2 7671 (33.84%) UNIX
3 2363 (10.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2046 (9.03%) Solaris
5 1427 (6.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 1276 (5.63%) CentOS
7 1178 (5.20%) Ubuntu
8 859 (3.79%) Windows Server 2003
9 784 (3.46%) Debian
10 761 (3.36%) AIX
11 726 (3.20%) Android
12 639 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
13 588 (2.59%) Windows 7
14 583 (2.57%) Apple iOS
15 473 (2.09%) Mac OS X
16 414 (1.83%) HPUX
17 308 (1.36%) SUSE
18 272 (1.20%) Windows XP
19 236 (1.04%) Embedded Linux
20 199 (0.88%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2560 (11.29%) Software Engineering
2 2359 (10.41%) Agile Software Development
3 2354 (10.39%) OO
4 2065 (9.11%) ITIL
5 1902 (8.39%) E-Commerce
6 1865 (8.23%) DevOps
7 1491 (6.58%) TDD
8 1360 (6.00%) Scrum
9 1279 (5.64%) Continuous Integration
10 1266 (5.59%) MVC
11 1205 (5.32%) Configuration Management
12 1177 (5.19%) Multithreading
13 1064 (4.69%) Performance Tuning
14 919 (4.05%) Project Management
15 901 (3.97%) Web Development
16 797 (3.52%) OOP
17 750 (3.31%) Load Balancing
18 723 (3.19%) Analytics
19 708 (3.12%) Disaster Recovery
20 640 (2.82%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 7039 (31.05%) Java
2 6028 (26.59%) SQL
3 4170 (18.40%) JavaScript
4 4104 (18.11%) Python
5 3991 (17.61%) PHP
6 3374 (14.89%) Perl
7 3127 (13.80%) C++
8 2315 (10.21%) Bash Shell
9 1999 (8.82%) C
10 1926 (8.50%) Ruby
11 1768 (7.80%) Shell Script
12 1630 (7.19%) C#
13 746 (3.29%) PowerShell
14 691 (3.05%) PHP5
15 572 (2.52%) PL/SQL
16 334 (1.47%) Scala
17 237 (1.05%) VB
18 201 (0.89%) T-SQL
19 191 (0.84%) Objective-C
20 183 (0.81%) Korn
Qualifications
1 4133 (18.23%) Degree
2 1008 (4.45%) Security Cleared
3 799 (3.52%) Cisco Certification
4 597 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 539 (2.38%) CCNA
6 525 (2.32%) SC Cleared
7 469 (2.07%) MCSE
8 358 (1.58%) CCNP
9 319 (1.41%) DV Cleared
10 297 (1.31%) CISSP
11 227 (1.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 218 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
13 197 (0.87%) MCSA
14 182 (0.80%) PhD
15 176 (0.78%) MCP
16 164 (0.72%) Oracle Certification
17 160 (0.71%) RHCE
18 158 (0.70%) ISEB
19 136 (0.60%) MCITP
20 109 (0.48%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1199 (5.29%) QA
2 656 (2.89%) SLA
3 414 (1.83%) PCI DSS
4 239 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 194 (0.86%) ISO 9001
6 99 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 70 (0.31%) COBIT
8 42 (0.19%) JTAG
9 36 (0.16%) HL7
10 17 (0.075%) ISO 14001
11 16 (0.071%) WAI
12 15 (0.066%) HIPAA
12 15 (0.066%) ISO 9000
13 14 (0.062%) IEC 61508
13 14 (0.062%) DO-178B
13 14 (0.062%) Dodd-Frank
14 11 (0.049%) DICOM
14 11 (0.049%) ISO 8583
14 11 (0.049%) EMIR
15 8 (0.035%) Basel III
System Software
1 2339 (10.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1702 (7.51%) Active Directory
3 675 (2.98%) vSphere
4 580 (2.56%) Hyper-V
5 495 (2.18%) Oracle RAC
6 456 (2.01%) VMware ESX
7 384 (1.69%) NFS
8 374 (1.65%) KVM
9 319 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
10 302 (1.33%) Xen
11 298 (1.31%) Oracle RMAN
12 290 (1.28%) XenApp
13 235 (1.04%) Varnish
14 188 (0.83%) XenServer
15 166 (0.73%) Samba
16 145 (0.64%) vCloud
17 112 (0.49%) Postfix
18 103 (0.45%) Squid
19 102 (0.45%) Snort
20 99 (0.44%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2173 (9.59%) Puppet
2 1498 (6.61%) Opscode Chef
3 1090 (4.81%) Nagios
4 340 (1.50%) Data Guard
5 294 (1.30%) ZABBIX
6 264 (1.16%) Cacti
7 218 (0.96%) SCCM
8 214 (0.94%) Ansible
9 208 (0.92%) NetBackup
10 185 (0.82%) Tivoli
11 176 (0.78%) Vagrant
12 174 (0.77%) Salt
13 161 (0.71%) SCOM
14 153 (0.67%) Backup Exec
15 145 (0.64%) OpenView
16 130 (0.57%) logstash
17 129 (0.57%) Opsview
18 116 (0.51%) WSUS
19 108 (0.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
20 107 (0.47%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 4725 (20.85%) Oracle
2 3535 (15.60%) VMware
3 3215 (14.18%) Red Hat
4 2611 (11.52%) Microsoft
5 2214 (9.77%) Cisco
6 1150 (5.07%) HP
7 962 (4.24%) JBoss
8 869 (3.83%) Citrix
9 773 (3.41%) IBM
10 701 (3.09%) EMC
11 659 (2.91%) NetApp
12 564 (2.49%) Zend
13 498 (2.20%) Juniper
14 484 (2.14%) Sybase
15 469 (2.07%) Sun
16 437 (1.93%) CheckPoint
17 348 (1.54%) F5
18 343 (1.51%) Google
19 258 (1.14%) Dell
20 254 (1.12%) Symantec
Loughborough, Leicestershire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £26,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol, Gloucestershire
Jobs at Intel
Posted: 10 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Optimus Search Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Annapurna
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £40000 - £45001 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
SBC Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Everything Everywhere
Salary: Competitive+benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Everything Everywhere
Salary: Competitive+benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Salt
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Dorking, Surrey
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £47 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago