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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 16 18 17
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 11029 10424 11969
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 10.31% 10.44% 10.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.25% 37.84% 39.10%
Number of salaries quoted 9214 8898 10323
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 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £66,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
28837 27545 30608
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.96% 27.60% 28.00%
Number of salaries quoted 24080 23726 26488
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 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 September 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 September 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 5121 £55,000 +10.00% 564
South East +1 2530 £40,000 - 284
East of England -3 817 £42,500 +6.25% 141
Yorkshire -3 694 £40,000 +14.28% 95
South West -2 588 £37,500 +7.14% 114
North West +3 530 £38,000 +5.55% 85
West Midlands -5 389 £37,500 -4.45% 41
East Midlands -1 299 £35,000 - 26
North East -7 82 £34,500 -8.00% 20
Midlands +5 1 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Linux
UK

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 8398 (36.79%) Windows
2 7610 (33.34%) UNIX
3 6962 (30.50%) Java
4 6047 (26.49%) SQL
5 5663 (24.81%) MySQL
6 4820 (21.11%) Oracle
7 4381 (19.19%) Agile Software Development
8 4173 (18.28%) Apache
9 4095 (17.94%) JavaScript
10 4092 (17.93%) Python
11 4048 (17.73%) Finance
12 4035 (17.68%) Degree
13 3920 (17.17%) PHP
14 3773 (16.53%) HTML
15 3658 (16.02%) VMware
16 3374 (14.78%) Perl
17 3246 (14.22%) Red Hat
18 3069 (13.44%) C++
19 2888 (12.65%) CSS
20 2703 (11.84%) SQL Server
21 2676 (11.72%) Microsoft
22 2533 (11.10%) Software Engineering
23 2440 (10.69%) VMware Infrastructure
24 2439 (10.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
25 2383 (10.44%) TCP/IP
26 2372 (10.39%) Bash Shell
27 2355 (10.32%) Git (software)
28 2353 (10.31%) Tomcat
29 2312 (10.13%) Computer Science
30 2310 (10.12%) Puppet

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 4173 (18.28%) Apache
2 2353 (10.31%) Tomcat
3 1128 (4.94%) IIS
4 760 (3.33%) MS Exchange
5 734 (3.22%) nginx
6 698 (3.06%) WebLogic
7 669 (2.93%) WebSphere
8 502 (2.20%) Node.js
9 458 (2.01%) CMS
10 421 (1.84%) Drupal
11 375 (1.64%) SharePoint
12 329 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2010
13 322 (1.41%) Apache Solr
14 316 (1.38%) WordPress
15 305 (1.34%) OpenStack
16 257 (1.13%) Elasticsearch
17 195 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2007
18 176 (0.77%) WebSphere Application Server
19 167 (0.73%) Confluence
20 161 (0.71%) Jetty
Applications
1 1271 (5.57%) MS Excel
2 549 (2.40%) MS Office
3 159 (0.70%) Photoshop
4 149 (0.65%) MS Visio
5 66 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
5 66 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
6 49 (0.21%) MS Project
7 23 (0.10%) SPSS
8 16 (0.070%) Fireworks
9 13 (0.057%) FastStats
10 12 (0.053%) 3ds Max
10 12 (0.053%) Simulink
11 11 (0.048%) Maya
12 9 (0.039%) Acrobat
13 8 (0.035%) Spreadsheet
13 8 (0.035%) Adobe After Effects
13 8 (0.035%) Mingle
14 6 (0.026%) CINEMA 4D
14 6 (0.026%) AutoCAD
15 5 (0.022%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 259 (1.13%) Magento
2 204 (0.89%) Oracle EBS
3 151 (0.66%) Oracle Applications
4 137 (0.60%) Oracle EBS R12
5 95 (0.42%) RMDS
6 82 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
7 70 (0.31%) Google Analytics
8 50 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 43 (0.19%) BusinessWorks
10 39 (0.17%) Oracle 11i
10 39 (0.17%) Dynamics GP
11 35 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
12 31 (0.14%) TIBCO iProcess
13 27 (0.12%) Temenos T24
14 25 (0.11%) ION MarketView
14 25 (0.11%) WebTrends
15 24 (0.11%) Oracle Receivables
16 23 (0.10%) Oracle CRM
17 21 (0.092%) Oracle Payables
17 21 (0.092%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
Cloud Services
1 1052 (4.61%) Amazon AWS
2 631 (2.76%) SaaS
3 334 (1.46%) Amazon EC2
4 294 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
5 256 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
6 241 (1.06%) IaaS
7 204 (0.89%) PaaS
8 136 (0.60%) Amazon S3
9 135 (0.59%) GitHub
10 122 (0.53%) Office 365
11 74 (0.32%) Rackspace Cloud
12 66 (0.29%) Google Apps
13 50 (0.22%) Joyent
13 50 (0.22%) Amazon ELB
14 36 (0.16%) Route 53
15 34 (0.15%) Amazon EMR
16 30 (0.13%) ElastiCache
16 30 (0.13%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 26 (0.11%) Google App Engine
18 23 (0.10%) AWS Data Pipeline
Communications & Networking
1 2383 (10.44%) TCP/IP
2 2180 (9.55%) Firewall
3 1921 (8.42%) DNS
4 1786 (7.82%) SAN
5 1334 (5.84%) HTTP
6 1223 (5.36%) Internet
7 987 (4.32%) VPN
8 906 (3.97%) WAN
9 876 (3.84%) LAN
10 849 (3.72%) DHCP
11 629 (2.76%) LDAP
12 626 (2.74%) SSL
13 564 (2.47%) NAS
14 505 (2.21%) VoIP
15 486 (2.13%) Network Security
16 452 (1.98%) BGP
17 415 (1.82%) SMTP
17 415 (1.82%) FTP
18 376 (1.65%) MPLS
19 368 (1.61%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5663 (24.81%) MySQL
2 2703 (11.84%) SQL Server
3 1394 (6.11%) Oracle Database
4 1384 (6.06%) Relational Database
5 1102 (4.83%) PostgreSQL
6 1030 (4.51%) NoSQL
7 902 (3.95%) MongoDB
8 819 (3.59%) Big Data
9 726 (3.18%) RDBMS
10 696 (3.05%) Oracle Database 11g
11 630 (2.76%) Hadoop
12 547 (2.40%) DB2
13 408 (1.79%) Redis
14 379 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
15 348 (1.52%) Oracle Database 10g
16 331 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
17 300 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
18 232 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
19 223 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
20 197 (0.86%) HBase
Development Applications
1 2355 (10.32%) Git (software)
2 1714 (7.51%) Subversion
3 1218 (5.34%) Jenkins
4 930 (4.07%) Maven
5 735 (3.22%) JIRA
6 539 (2.36%) JUnit
7 536 (2.35%) Eclipse
8 522 (2.29%) Selenium
9 431 (1.89%) Ant
10 362 (1.59%) Hudson
11 278 (1.22%) Cucumber
12 232 (1.02%) Visual Studio
13 215 (0.94%) TeamCity
14 178 (0.78%) Mercurial
15 149 (0.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 131 (0.57%) PHPUnit
17 126 (0.55%) JMeter
18 117 (0.51%) GCC
19 103 (0.45%) WebDriver
20 98 (0.43%) GDB
General
1 4048 (17.73%) Finance
2 1360 (5.96%) Banking
3 1317 (5.77%) Telecoms
4 788 (3.45%) Marketing
5 757 (3.32%) Retail
6 704 (3.08%) Games
7 589 (2.58%) Front Office
8 465 (2.04%) Investment Banking
9 372 (1.63%) Advertising
10 288 (1.26%) Electronics
11 264 (1.16%) Publishing
12 242 (1.06%) Financial Institution
13 236 (1.03%) Back Office
14 200 (0.88%) Manufacturing
15 186 (0.81%) Legal
16 144 (0.63%) Law
17 127 (0.56%) French Language
18 116 (0.51%) Billing
19 101 (0.44%) German Language
20 87 (0.38%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 6818 (29.87%) Developer
2 2674 (11.71%) Administrator
3 2079 (9.11%) Systems Administrator
4 1927 (8.44%) Analyst
5 1914 (8.38%) Java Developer
6 1434 (6.28%) Software Engineer
7 1354 (5.93%) Linux Administrator
8 1279 (5.60%) PHP Developer
9 1209 (5.30%) Support Engineer
10 1129 (4.95%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 1056 (4.63%) Senior Developer
12 1002 (4.39%) Architect
13 909 (3.98%) Support Analyst
14 890 (3.90%) C++ Developer
15 858 (3.76%) Systems Engineer
15 858 (3.76%) Linux Engineer
16 854 (3.74%) Applications Support
17 789 (3.46%) Software Developer
18 771 (3.38%) Web Developer
18 771 (3.38%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3773 (16.53%) HTML
2 2888 (12.65%) CSS
3 2176 (9.53%) Web Services
4 2107 (9.23%) XML
5 1924 (8.43%) jQuery
6 1529 (6.70%) LAMP
7 1523 (6.67%) Spring
8 1173 (5.14%) J2EE
9 1124 (4.92%) .NET
10 1026 (4.49%) HTML5
11 886 (3.88%) Hibernate
12 796 (3.49%) Middleware
13 735 (3.22%) Ajax
14 718 (3.15%) SOAP
15 659 (2.89%) REST
16 646 (2.83%) JSON
17 603 (2.64%) JSP
18 595 (2.61%) RESTful
19 470 (2.06%) Java EE
20 469 (2.05%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2312 (10.13%) Computer Science
2 1770 (7.75%) Open Source
3 1509 (6.61%) Analytical Skills
4 829 (3.63%) Clustering
5 637 (2.79%) Management Information System
6 592 (2.59%) Mathematics
7 548 (2.40%) Replication
8 375 (1.64%) Hedge funds
9 352 (1.54%) Social Media
10 338 (1.48%) Equities
11 337 (1.48%) Mobile App
11 337 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
12 293 (1.28%) Derivative
13 283 (1.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 283 (1.24%) Visualisation
14 271 (1.19%) User Experience
15 257 (1.13%) Firmware
16 246 (1.08%) Client/Server
17 223 (0.98%) Physics
18 217 (0.95%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 8398 (36.79%) Windows
2 7610 (33.34%) UNIX
3 2439 (10.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2056 (9.01%) Solaris
5 1423 (6.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 1334 (5.84%) CentOS
7 1228 (5.38%) Ubuntu
8 874 (3.83%) Windows Server 2003
9 780 (3.42%) Debian
10 749 (3.28%) AIX
11 731 (3.20%) Android
12 665 (2.91%) Windows Server 2012
13 583 (2.55%) Windows 7
14 558 (2.44%) Apple iOS
15 479 (2.10%) Mac OS X
16 379 (1.66%) HPUX
17 314 (1.38%) SUSE
18 274 (1.20%) Windows XP
19 231 (1.01%) Embedded Linux
20 191 (0.84%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4381 (19.19%) Agile Software Development
2 2533 (11.10%) Software Engineering
3 2280 (9.99%) OO
4 2161 (9.47%) ITIL
5 1993 (8.73%) DevOps
6 1967 (8.62%) E-Commerce
7 1482 (6.49%) TDD
8 1431 (6.27%) Scrum
9 1336 (5.85%) Continuous Integration
10 1233 (5.40%) MVC
11 1224 (5.36%) Configuration Management
12 1185 (5.19%) Multithreading
13 1072 (4.70%) Performance Tuning
14 955 (4.18%) Project Management
15 860 (3.77%) Web Development
16 850 (3.72%) Mentoring
17 789 (3.46%) OOP
18 747 (3.27%) Load Balancing
19 708 (3.10%) Disaster Recovery
20 697 (3.05%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 6962 (30.50%) Java
2 6047 (26.49%) SQL
3 4095 (17.94%) JavaScript
4 4092 (17.93%) Python
5 3920 (17.17%) PHP
6 3374 (14.78%) Perl
7 3069 (13.44%) C++
8 2372 (10.39%) Bash Shell
9 1962 (8.59%) C
10 1959 (8.58%) Ruby
11 1784 (7.81%) Shell Script
12 1532 (6.71%) C#
13 775 (3.39%) PowerShell
14 662 (2.90%) PHP5
15 576 (2.52%) PL/SQL
16 344 (1.51%) Scala
17 217 (0.95%) VB
18 198 (0.87%) T-SQL
19 186 (0.81%) Korn
20 170 (0.74%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 4035 (17.68%) Degree
2 1015 (4.45%) Security Cleared
3 862 (3.78%) Cisco Certification
4 573 (2.51%) Microsoft Certification
5 564 (2.47%) SC Cleared
6 548 (2.40%) CCNA
7 433 (1.90%) MCSE
8 409 (1.79%) CCNP
9 299 (1.31%) CISSP
10 291 (1.27%) DV Cleared
11 252 (1.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 228 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
13 187 (0.82%) PhD
13 187 (0.82%) MCSA
14 174 (0.76%) MCP
15 171 (0.75%) RHCE
16 169 (0.74%) ISEB
17 147 (0.64%) Oracle Certification
18 145 (0.64%) MCITP
19 102 (0.45%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1172 (5.13%) QA
2 686 (3.01%) SLA
3 420 (1.84%) PCI DSS
4 246 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 181 (0.79%) ISO 9001
6 92 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 75 (0.33%) COBIT
8 32 (0.14%) JTAG
9 27 (0.12%) HL7
10 22 (0.096%) ISO 14001
11 21 (0.092%) ISO 8583
12 17 (0.074%) ISO 9000
12 17 (0.074%) EMIR
12 17 (0.074%) Dodd-Frank
13 15 (0.066%) DO-178B
14 14 (0.061%) IEC 61508
15 13 (0.057%) WAI
16 12 (0.053%) HIPAA
16 12 (0.053%) DICOM
17 10 (0.044%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2440 (10.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1672 (7.32%) Active Directory
3 691 (3.03%) vSphere
4 566 (2.48%) Hyper-V
5 520 (2.28%) Oracle RAC
6 450 (1.97%) VMware ESX
7 372 (1.63%) NFS
8 365 (1.60%) KVM
9 329 (1.44%) Xen
10 328 (1.44%) VMware ESXi
11 286 (1.25%) XenApp
12 280 (1.23%) Oracle RMAN
13 232 (1.02%) Varnish
14 199 (0.87%) XenServer
15 180 (0.79%) Samba
16 145 (0.64%) vCloud
17 119 (0.52%) Postfix
18 115 (0.50%) Snort
19 101 (0.44%) Squid
20 87 (0.38%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2310 (10.12%) Puppet
2 1560 (6.83%) Opscode Chef
3 1166 (5.11%) Nagios
4 339 (1.49%) Data Guard
5 299 (1.31%) ZABBIX
6 279 (1.22%) Cacti
7 258 (1.13%) Ansible
8 224 (0.98%) SCCM
9 220 (0.96%) NetBackup
10 186 (0.81%) Vagrant
11 176 (0.77%) Salt
12 175 (0.77%) Tivoli
13 173 (0.76%) SCOM
14 140 (0.61%) OpenView
15 137 (0.60%) Backup Exec
16 135 (0.59%) logstash
16 135 (0.59%) Opsview
17 125 (0.55%) WSUS
18 116 (0.51%) Zenoss
19 111 (0.49%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 4820 (21.11%) Oracle
2 3658 (16.02%) VMware
3 3246 (14.22%) Red Hat
4 2676 (11.72%) Microsoft
5 2308 (10.11%) Cisco
6 1172 (5.13%) HP
7 945 (4.14%) JBoss
8 861 (3.77%) Citrix
9 807 (3.54%) IBM
10 711 (3.11%) EMC
11 652 (2.86%) NetApp
12 560 (2.45%) Zend
13 522 (2.29%) Juniper
14 516 (2.26%) Sybase
15 485 (2.12%) CheckPoint
16 475 (2.08%) Sun
17 383 (1.68%) F5
18 333 (1.46%) Google
19 270 (1.18%) Symantec
20 267 (1.17%) Dell
South East
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum plus bonus and training!
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum £45,000 to £50,000 + Bonus (10%) Neg
Posted: 7 hours ago
Camberley, Surrey
Peopleworks
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum £20,000 to £25,000 Negotiable + Bonu
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + + Bonus + Share options
Posted: 8 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + + Excellent Bonus + Oncall
Posted: 8 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-50k + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £80,000 per annum salary dependant on experience (mult
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35k-45k + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £95000 - £110000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Open Select Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: excellent
Posted: 11 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Erin Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Benefits + Pension + Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Alfreton, Derbyshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum + pension, stability
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits + Pension + Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
South East
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + 20% Comm. + Car Allowance
Posted: 22 hours ago