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

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 16 16 16
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 10079 10960 11706
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 10.97% 10.72% 10.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.53% 39.67% 38.77%
Number of salaries quoted 8522 9291 9618
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 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +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
23697 27625 30193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 25.79% 27.02% 26.98%
Number of salaries quoted 20363 23361 25589
Median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.20% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,500 £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 May 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 May 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 4671 £57,500 - 638
South East 0 2391 £45,000 - 292
East of England 0 755 £45,000 +5.88% 101
South West 0 653 £40,000 - 98
Yorkshire +2 540 £42,500 +6.25% 99
North West +7 386 £37,500 - 108
West Midlands -6 373 £37,500 -2.59% 68
East Midlands +12 291 £40,000 - 40
North East -12 45 £30,000 -4.76% 24
Midlands +6 1 - -
Linux
UK

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 7367 (36.06%) Windows
2 5502 (26.93%) Unix
3 5380 (26.33%) Java
4 5102 (24.97%) Agile Software Development
5 5079 (24.86%) Python
6 4977 (24.36%) SQL
7 4121 (20.17%) MySQL
8 3783 (18.52%) VMware
9 3699 (18.10%) Finance
10 3698 (18.10%) JavaScript
11 3480 (17.03%) Oracle
12 3355 (16.42%) Degree
12 3355 (16.42%) DevOps
13 3241 (15.86%) Puppet
14 3118 (15.26%) PHP
15 2973 (14.55%) Apache
16 2963 (14.50%) Amazon AWS
17 2941 (14.39%) HTML
18 2871 (14.05%) C++
19 2847 (13.93%) Git (software)
20 2733 (13.38%) Software Engineering
21 2704 (13.23%) Red Hat
22 2698 (13.20%) Microsoft
23 2666 (13.05%) Bash Shell
24 2626 (12.85%) Firewall
25 2621 (12.83%) Perl
26 2590 (12.68%) CSS
27 2489 (12.18%) VMware Infrastructure
28 2448 (11.98%) Windows Server
29 2318 (11.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 2973 (14.55%) Apache
2 1639 (8.02%) Tomcat
3 855 (4.18%) JBoss
4 810 (3.96%) IIS
5 739 (3.62%) Node.js
6 717 (3.51%) nginx
7 666 (3.26%) MS Exchange
8 632 (3.09%) OpenStack
9 595 (2.91%) WebSphere
10 555 (2.72%) WebLogic
11 528 (2.58%) Elasticsearch
12 336 (1.64%) SharePoint
13 330 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2010
14 308 (1.51%) Confluence
15 270 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
16 265 (1.30%) CMS
17 250 (1.22%) Apache Spark
18 215 (1.05%) WordPress
19 202 (0.99%) Drupal
20 175 (0.86%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1125 (5.51%) MS Excel
2 428 (2.09%) MS Office
3 148 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
4 86 (0.42%) MS Visio
5 77 (0.38%) Photoshop
6 32 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
7 19 (0.093%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 19 (0.093%) MS Project
8 16 (0.078%) Gliffy
8 16 (0.078%) OmniGraffle
9 13 (0.064%) Final Cut Pro
9 13 (0.064%) MODO
10 11 (0.054%) S-PLUS
11 10 (0.049%) Simulink
12 9 (0.044%) SPSS
13 8 (0.039%) HipChat
14 6 (0.029%) Maple
15 5 (0.024%) Adobe After Effects
15 5 (0.024%) Fireworks
16 4 (0.020%) Maya
Business Applications
1 187 (0.92%) Magento
2 149 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 97 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
4 74 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
5 57 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
6 47 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
7 31 (0.15%) Oracle 11i
7 31 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
8 29 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
9 24 (0.12%) MetaTrader
10 23 (0.11%) assyst
10 23 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
10 23 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
11 22 (0.11%) Salerio
12 19 (0.093%) Unit4 Business World
13 14 (0.069%) Dynamics NAV
14 13 (0.064%) BusinessWorks
15 12 (0.059%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
16 11 (0.054%) HFM
16 11 (0.054%) Oracle ASCP
Cloud Services
1 2963 (14.50%) Amazon AWS
2 799 (3.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 704 (3.45%) SaaS
4 372 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
5 369 (1.81%) Office 365
6 359 (1.76%) Cloud Computing
7 318 (1.56%) GitHub
8 279 (1.37%) IaaS
9 251 (1.23%) PaaS
10 187 (0.92%) Amazon S3
11 175 (0.86%) AWS CloudFormation
12 143 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
13 124 (0.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 85 (0.42%) Route 53
15 70 (0.34%) Google Apps
16 68 (0.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 57 (0.28%) Amazon ELB
18 54 (0.26%) OpenShift
19 49 (0.24%) Google Compute Engine
20 47 (0.23%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 2626 (12.85%) Firewall
2 1935 (9.47%) TCP/IP
3 1826 (8.94%) DNS
4 1479 (7.24%) SAN
5 1045 (5.11%) WAN
6 960 (4.70%) LAN
7 943 (4.62%) Internet
8 897 (4.39%) VPN
9 768 (3.76%) HTTP
10 621 (3.04%) DHCP
11 566 (2.77%) SSL
12 565 (2.77%) LDAP
13 541 (2.65%) VoIP
14 539 (2.64%) NAS
15 488 (2.39%) Network Security
16 368 (1.80%) VLAN
17 357 (1.75%) MPLS
18 302 (1.48%) BGP
18 302 (1.48%) SMTP
19 284 (1.39%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4121 (20.17%) MySQL
2 2262 (11.07%) SQL Server
3 1060 (5.19%) MongoDB
4 1043 (5.10%) Relational Database
5 1004 (4.91%) NoSQL
6 916 (4.48%) Big Data
7 911 (4.46%) PostgreSQL
8 820 (4.01%) Oracle Database
9 775 (3.79%) Hadoop
10 541 (2.65%) RDBMS
11 470 (2.30%) Apache Cassandra
12 436 (2.13%) Redis
13 271 (1.33%) Oracle Database 11g
14 244 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
15 233 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
16 220 (1.08%) Apache Hive
17 217 (1.06%) DB2
18 180 (0.88%) HBase
19 169 (0.83%) Amazon RDS
20 161 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2847 (13.93%) Git (software)
2 2272 (11.12%) Jenkins
3 1117 (5.47%) Subversion
4 1039 (5.09%) JIRA
5 819 (4.01%) Maven
6 561 (2.75%) Selenium
7 534 (2.61%) JUnit
8 357 (1.75%) Eclipse
9 326 (1.60%) Vagrant
10 324 (1.59%) Cucumber
11 305 (1.49%) Ant
12 303 (1.48%) TeamCity
13 289 (1.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 229 (1.12%) Hudson
15 217 (1.06%) PHPUnit
16 197 (0.96%) Visual Studio
17 174 (0.85%) Gradle
18 144 (0.70%) Mercurial
19 125 (0.61%) Grunt
20 124 (0.61%) Mockito
General
1 3699 (18.10%) Finance
2 1175 (5.75%) Telecoms
3 926 (4.53%) Banking
4 696 (3.41%) Marketing
5 622 (3.04%) Games
6 609 (2.98%) Retail
7 404 (1.98%) Electronics
8 355 (1.74%) Law
9 326 (1.60%) Manufacturing
10 300 (1.47%) Front Office
11 257 (1.26%) Advertising
12 245 (1.20%) Publishing
13 177 (0.87%) Back Office
14 171 (0.84%) Financial Institution
15 162 (0.79%) Investment Banking
16 143 (0.70%) Aerospace
17 111 (0.54%) Automotive
17 111 (0.54%) Legal
18 108 (0.53%) German Language
19 90 (0.44%) French Language
Job Titles
1 5624 (27.53%) Developer
2 2037 (9.97%) Linux Engineer
3 1972 (9.65%) Administrator
4 1731 (8.47%) DevOps Engineer
5 1569 (7.68%) Java Developer
6 1470 (7.19%) Analyst
7 1333 (6.52%) Systems Administrator
8 1309 (6.41%) PHP Developer
9 1167 (5.71%) Support Engineer
10 1149 (5.62%) Linux Administrator
11 1125 (5.51%) Software Engineer
12 1010 (4.94%) Senior Developer
13 930 (4.55%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 859 (4.20%) Systems Engineer
15 830 (4.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 797 (3.90%) C++ Developer
17 794 (3.89%) Linux/Unix DevOps
18 756 (3.70%) Architect
19 711 (3.48%) Applications Support
20 670 (3.28%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2941 (14.39%) HTML
2 2590 (12.68%) CSS
3 2026 (9.92%) LAMP
4 1927 (9.43%) Web Services
5 1364 (6.68%) jQuery
6 1362 (6.67%) XML
7 1118 (5.47%) Spring
8 1028 (5.03%) AngularJS
9 995 (4.87%) .NET
10 992 (4.86%) HTML5
11 839 (4.11%) REST
12 755 (3.70%) JSON
13 689 (3.37%) Middleware
14 680 (3.33%) J2EE
15 603 (2.95%) CSS3
16 576 (2.82%) RESTful
17 571 (2.79%) SOAP
18 465 (2.28%) Ajax
19 455 (2.23%) Hibernate
20 453 (2.22%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 2126 (10.41%) Computer Science
2 1432 (7.01%) Analytical Skills
3 1291 (6.32%) Data Centre
4 656 (3.21%) Mathematics
5 569 (2.78%) Clustering
6 526 (2.57%) Management Information System
7 478 (2.34%) Algorithms
8 468 (2.29%) User Experience
9 427 (2.09%) Replication
10 396 (1.94%) Hedge funds
11 379 (1.85%) Fintech
12 304 (1.49%) Equities
13 300 (1.47%) Mobile App
14 276 (1.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 268 (1.31%) Visualisation
16 250 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
17 233 (1.14%) Physics
18 224 (1.10%) iPad
19 205 (1.00%) Data Structures
20 201 (0.98%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 7367 (36.06%) Windows
2 5502 (26.93%) Unix
3 2448 (11.98%) Windows Server
4 2318 (11.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1384 (6.77%) CentOS
6 1111 (5.44%) Ubuntu
7 1042 (5.10%) Windows Server 2008
8 929 (4.55%) Solaris
9 801 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
10 575 (2.81%) Debian
11 540 (2.64%) Android
12 501 (2.45%) Windows Server 2003
13 492 (2.41%) AIX
14 388 (1.90%) Mac OS X
15 333 (1.63%) Windows 7
16 331 (1.62%) Apple iOS
17 228 (1.12%) SUSE
18 226 (1.11%) Oracle Linux
19 166 (0.81%) Windows 8
20 146 (0.71%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5102 (24.97%) Agile Software Development
2 3355 (16.42%) DevOps
3 2733 (13.38%) Software Engineering
4 2089 (10.22%) Continuous Integration
5 1911 (9.35%) ITIL
6 1759 (8.61%) Configuration Management
7 1758 (8.60%) Open Source
8 1682 (8.23%) OO
9 1628 (7.97%) Scrum
10 1579 (7.73%) TDD
11 1279 (6.26%) Web Development
12 1150 (5.63%) E-Commerce
13 1133 (5.55%) High Availability
14 1110 (5.43%) MVC
15 995 (4.87%) OOP
16 966 (4.73%) Multithreading
17 871 (4.26%) SDLC
18 863 (4.22%) Mentoring
19 750 (3.67%) Performance Tuning
20 710 (3.47%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 5380 (26.33%) Java
2 5079 (24.86%) Python
3 4977 (24.36%) SQL
4 3698 (18.10%) JavaScript
5 3118 (15.26%) PHP
6 2871 (14.05%) C++
7 2666 (13.05%) Bash Shell
8 2621 (12.83%) Perl
9 2203 (10.78%) Ruby
10 1617 (7.91%) C
11 1470 (7.19%) Shell Script
12 1259 (6.16%) C#
13 1154 (5.65%) PowerShell
14 508 (2.49%) PL/SQL
15 386 (1.89%) Scala
16 265 (1.30%) PHP 5
17 252 (1.23%) VB
18 185 (0.91%) T-SQL
19 162 (0.79%) Korn
20 137 (0.67%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 3355 (16.42%) Degree
2 997 (4.88%) Security Cleared
3 830 (4.06%) Cisco Certification
4 614 (3.01%) SC Cleared
5 601 (2.94%) CCNA
6 479 (2.34%) Microsoft Certification
7 455 (2.23%) CCNP
8 357 (1.75%) MCSE
9 283 (1.39%) CISSP
10 282 (1.38%) DV Cleared
11 205 (1.00%) RHCE
12 204 (1.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 199 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
14 161 (0.79%) MCSA
15 146 (0.71%) PhD
16 142 (0.69%) ISEB
17 135 (0.66%) CCIE
18 130 (0.64%) CEH
19 111 (0.54%) MCP
20 110 (0.54%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 882 (4.32%) QA
2 565 (2.77%) SLA
3 254 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 207 (1.01%) PCI DSS
5 62 (0.30%) ISO 9001
6 30 (0.15%) Data Quality
7 29 (0.14%) HIPAA
8 28 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 22 (0.11%) ISO27002
10 21 (0.10%) HL7
11 20 (0.098%) COBIT
12 14 (0.069%) FISMA
13 13 (0.064%) ISO 8583
14 12 (0.059%) JSP 440
14 12 (0.059%) SDET
15 11 (0.054%) SAS 70
16 8 (0.039%) PA-DSS
17 7 (0.034%) GPG13
17 7 (0.034%) Solvency II
18 6 (0.029%) Def Stans
System Software
1 2489 (12.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1774 (8.68%) Active Directory
3 1145 (5.60%) Docker
4 761 (3.72%) vSphere
5 708 (3.47%) Hyper-V
6 404 (1.98%) VMware ESXi
7 381 (1.86%) NFS
8 379 (1.85%) Xen
9 306 (1.50%) Oracle RAC
10 303 (1.48%) KVM
11 226 (1.11%) VMware ESX
12 194 (0.95%) XenServer
13 188 (0.92%) XenApp
14 178 (0.87%) Firmware
15 149 (0.73%) Squid
16 145 (0.71%) HDFS
17 134 (0.66%) Varnish
18 119 (0.58%) vCloud
19 106 (0.52%) iptables
20 90 (0.44%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3241 (15.86%) Puppet
2 2122 (10.39%) Opscode Chef
3 1553 (7.60%) Ansible
4 1027 (5.03%) Nagios
5 378 (1.85%) Salt
6 281 (1.38%) ZABBIX
7 276 (1.35%) SCCM
8 176 (0.86%) Backup Exec
9 173 (0.85%) Tivoli
10 172 (0.84%) NetBackup
10 172 (0.84%) SCOM
11 163 (0.80%) HAProxy
11 163 (0.80%) Oracle RMAN
12 160 (0.78%) Cobbler
13 155 (0.76%) Data Guard
13 155 (0.76%) logstash
14 148 (0.72%) Cacti
15 144 (0.70%) WSUS
16 142 (0.69%) Nessus
17 139 (0.68%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 3783 (18.52%) VMware
2 3480 (17.03%) Oracle
3 2704 (13.23%) Red Hat
4 2698 (13.20%) Microsoft
5 2165 (10.60%) Cisco
6 1040 (5.09%) HP
7 742 (3.63%) Citrix
8 735 (3.60%) IBM
9 543 (2.66%) NetApp
10 509 (2.49%) Google
11 467 (2.29%) Juniper
12 416 (2.04%) F5
13 404 (1.98%) EMC
14 385 (1.88%) Splunk
15 355 (1.74%) CheckPoint
16 350 (1.71%) Zend
17 300 (1.47%) SAP
18 293 (1.43%) Apple
19 288 (1.41%) Sun
20 265 (1.30%) Symantec
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £80000 - £130000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
IT Rockstars Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum 10% annual bonus on top of salary in
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
IT Rockstars Recruitment
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £120000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Central London / West End
Stratospherec
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum excellent benefits package plus bonus scheme
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Stratospherec
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum excellent Benefits & Bonus package
Posted: 3 hours ago
Essex
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 7 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Competitive - Experience Dependent
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Excellent salary plus benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits are on offer
Posted: 15 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits are on offer
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits are on offer
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + + 100% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £150000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Salary: 22,000 to £30,000
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits!
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago