The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 17 17 17
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 11472 10874 12274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 10.15% 10.45% 10.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.79% 38.40% 38.51%
Number of salaries quoted 9324 9154 10554
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Operating Systems Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
30360 28319 31870
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.86% 27.21% 26.93%
Number of salaries quoted 25481 24016 27668
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Linux
UK

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London +2 5238 £52,500 +5.00% 586
South East -1 2516 £40,500 +1.25% 282
East of England 0 1012 £40,000 -4.76% 144
Yorkshire +1 765 £37,500 +5.63% 101
South West -2 598 £37,500 -6.25% 99
North West -7 572 £35,000 -6.66% 85
East Midlands +1 333 £33,000 -14.28% 29
West Midlands +7 313 £37,500 +7.14% 36
North East 0 104 £35,000 -12.50% 16
Midlands +6 23 £42,500 +21.42% 2
South Coast - 1 - -
Linux
UK

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 7884 (36.44%) UNIX
2 7545 (34.88%) Windows
3 6577 (30.40%) Java
4 5872 (27.14%) SQL
5 5101 (23.58%) MySQL
6 4375 (20.22%) Oracle
7 4124 (19.06%) Degree
8 3956 (18.29%) Apache
9 3953 (18.27%) Finance
10 3892 (17.99%) JavaScript
11 3825 (17.68%) PHP
12 3793 (17.53%) Python
13 3737 (17.27%) HTML
14 3600 (16.64%) Perl
15 3375 (15.60%) VMware
16 3104 (14.35%) Red Hat
17 2984 (13.79%) C++
18 2937 (13.58%) CSS
19 2604 (12.04%) Microsoft
20 2413 (11.15%) Software Engineering
21 2330 (10.77%) Agile Software Development
22 2326 (10.75%) Computer Science
23 2306 (10.66%) OO
24 2289 (10.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
25 2269 (10.49%) SQL Server
26 2242 (10.36%) TCP/IP
27 2191 (10.13%) Web Services
28 2123 (9.81%) VMware Infrastructure
29 2112 (9.76%) Firewall
30 2101 (9.71%) Git (software)

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3956 (18.29%) Apache
2 2091 (9.67%) Tomcat
3 1114 (5.15%) IIS
4 733 (3.39%) MS Exchange
5 635 (2.94%) WebLogic
6 565 (2.61%) WebSphere
7 539 (2.49%) CMS
8 489 (2.26%) nginx
9 446 (2.06%) Node.js
10 393 (1.82%) Drupal
11 391 (1.81%) SharePoint
12 358 (1.65%) Apache Solr
13 300 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
14 279 (1.29%) WordPress
15 202 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
16 191 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
17 174 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2007
18 163 (0.75%) OpenStack
19 153 (0.71%) Confluence
20 133 (0.61%) Jetty
Applications
1 1251 (5.78%) MS Excel
2 594 (2.75%) MS Office
3 123 (0.57%) Photoshop
4 77 (0.36%) MS Visio
5 53 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
6 46 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
7 29 (0.13%) Fireworks
8 25 (0.12%) Mingle
9 22 (0.10%) SPSS
10 18 (0.083%) Maya
11 17 (0.079%) MS Project
12 16 (0.074%) PowerPivot
13 11 (0.051%) FastStats
13 11 (0.051%) Stata
14 8 (0.037%) 3ds Max
14 8 (0.037%) Simulink
14 8 (0.037%) Doxygen
15 6 (0.028%) Mathematica
15 6 (0.028%) Quicktime
15 6 (0.028%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 244 (1.13%) Magento
2 205 (0.95%) Oracle EBS
3 131 (0.61%) Oracle EBS R12
4 100 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
5 63 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
6 54 (0.25%) Google Analytics
7 50 (0.23%) RMDS
7 50 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
8 43 (0.20%) Oracle 11i
9 40 (0.18%) BusinessWorks
10 39 (0.18%) ION MarketView
11 35 (0.16%) Summit
12 28 (0.13%) Temenos T24
12 28 (0.13%) TIBCO iProcess
13 27 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
14 24 (0.11%) Oracle BRM
15 23 (0.11%) SAP xMII
15 23 (0.11%) Oracle CRM
16 22 (0.10%) SAP CRM
17 21 (0.097%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
Cloud Services
1 938 (4.34%) Amazon AWS
2 576 (2.66%) SaaS
3 347 (1.60%) Amazon EC2
4 323 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
5 204 (0.94%) IaaS
6 154 (0.71%) Amazon S3
7 146 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
8 138 (0.64%) GitHub
9 106 (0.49%) PaaS
10 69 (0.32%) Amazon ELB
11 68 (0.31%) Rackspace Cloud
12 59 (0.27%) Google Apps
13 57 (0.26%) Office 365
14 45 (0.21%) Joyent
15 44 (0.20%) Route 53
16 36 (0.17%) Amazon SQS
17 29 (0.13%) Heroku
18 24 (0.11%) CloudFront
19 21 (0.097%) Amazon EMR
20 16 (0.074%) Engine Yard
Communications & Networking
1 2242 (10.36%) TCP/IP
2 2112 (9.76%) Firewall
3 1891 (8.74%) SAN
4 1767 (8.17%) DNS
5 1263 (5.84%) Internet
6 1110 (5.13%) HTTP
7 929 (4.29%) VPN
8 785 (3.63%) DHCP
9 721 (3.33%) WAN
10 718 (3.32%) LAN
11 676 (3.12%) NAS
12 527 (2.44%) LDAP
13 457 (2.11%) SSL
14 455 (2.10%) VoIP
15 388 (1.79%) SMTP
16 381 (1.76%) Network Security
17 378 (1.75%) FTP
18 305 (1.41%) BGP
19 299 (1.38%) SSH
20 290 (1.34%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5101 (23.58%) MySQL
2 2269 (10.49%) SQL Server
3 1397 (6.46%) Relational Database
4 1271 (5.88%) Oracle Database
5 972 (4.49%) NoSQL
6 885 (4.09%) RDBMS
7 823 (3.80%) MongoDB
8 821 (3.79%) PostgreSQL
9 621 (2.87%) Big Data
10 611 (2.82%) Oracle Database 11g
11 492 (2.27%) Hadoop
12 418 (1.93%) Data Warehouse
13 402 (1.86%) DB2
14 379 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
15 338 (1.56%) Oracle Database 10g
16 301 (1.39%) Apache Cassandra
17 290 (1.34%) Redis
18 281 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
19 159 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
20 148 (0.68%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 2101 (9.71%) Git (software)
2 1695 (7.83%) Subversion
3 885 (4.09%) Maven
4 858 (3.97%) Jenkins
5 572 (2.64%) JIRA
6 570 (2.63%) JUnit
7 553 (2.56%) Eclipse
8 455 (2.10%) Ant
9 368 (1.70%) Hudson
10 362 (1.67%) Selenium
11 261 (1.21%) Visual Studio
12 194 (0.90%) Mercurial
13 159 (0.73%) TeamCity
14 148 (0.68%) PHPUnit
15 134 (0.62%) Cucumber
16 104 (0.48%) Mockito
17 90 (0.42%) JMeter
18 89 (0.41%) GCC
19 88 (0.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
20 85 (0.39%) NUnit
General
1 3953 (18.27%) Finance
2 1382 (6.39%) Banking
3 1042 (4.82%) Telecoms
4 789 (3.65%) Marketing
5 728 (3.37%) Retail
6 684 (3.16%) Games
7 589 (2.72%) Front Office
8 474 (2.19%) Investment Banking
9 276 (1.28%) Advertising
10 260 (1.20%) Financial Institution
11 256 (1.18%) Electronics
12 229 (1.06%) Back Office
13 214 (0.99%) Publishing
14 163 (0.75%) Manufacturing
15 155 (0.72%) Law
16 151 (0.70%) Legal
17 118 (0.55%) Billing
18 116 (0.54%) French Language
19 115 (0.53%) German Language
20 99 (0.46%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6589 (30.46%) Developer
2 2597 (12.00%) Administrator
3 1947 (9.00%) Systems Administrator
4 1842 (8.51%) Java Developer
5 1637 (7.57%) Analyst
6 1369 (6.33%) Software Engineer
7 1329 (6.14%) Linux Administrator
8 1298 (6.00%) PHP Developer
9 1152 (5.32%) Senior Developer
10 1126 (5.20%) Support Engineer
11 1082 (5.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 969 (4.48%) Architect
13 908 (4.20%) Systems Engineer
14 872 (4.03%) Linux Engineer
15 809 (3.74%) Software Developer
16 805 (3.72%) Support Analyst
17 800 (3.70%) C++ Developer
18 755 (3.49%) Applications Support
19 693 (3.20%) Consultant
20 691 (3.19%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3737 (17.27%) HTML
2 2937 (13.58%) CSS
3 2191 (10.13%) Web Services
4 2064 (9.54%) XML
5 2002 (9.25%) jQuery
6 1517 (7.01%) Spring
7 1378 (6.37%) LAMP
8 1280 (5.92%) .NET
9 1171 (5.41%) J2EE
10 1045 (4.83%) HTML5
11 912 (4.22%) Middleware
12 859 (3.97%) Hibernate
13 815 (3.77%) Ajax
14 677 (3.13%) SOAP
14 677 (3.13%) REST
15 646 (2.99%) JSP
16 582 (2.69%) JSON
17 555 (2.57%) CSS3
18 499 (2.31%) STL
19 495 (2.29%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2326 (10.75%) Computer Science
2 1659 (7.67%) Open Source
3 934 (4.32%) Clustering
4 625 (2.89%) Mathematics
5 611 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
6 557 (2.57%) Management Information System
7 508 (2.35%) Derivative
8 482 (2.23%) Replication
9 419 (1.94%) Mobile App
10 381 (1.76%) Social Media
11 378 (1.75%) Equities
11 378 (1.75%) Hedge funds
12 373 (1.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 303 (1.40%) Fixed Income
14 237 (1.10%) Statistics
15 230 (1.06%) Enterprise Storage
16 227 (1.05%) Client/Server
17 222 (1.03%) Device Driver
18 214 (0.99%) Physics
19 213 (0.98%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 7884 (36.44%) UNIX
2 7545 (34.88%) Windows
3 2289 (10.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2096 (9.69%) Solaris
5 1430 (6.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 1216 (5.62%) CentOS
7 1030 (4.76%) Ubuntu
8 886 (4.10%) Windows Server 2003
9 863 (3.99%) AIX
10 740 (3.42%) Debian
11 674 (3.12%) Android
12 547 (2.53%) Windows 7
13 518 (2.39%) Apple iOS
14 472 (2.18%) Mac OS X
15 430 (1.99%) HPUX
16 429 (1.98%) Windows Server 2012
17 404 (1.87%) SUSE
18 251 (1.16%) Windows XP
18 251 (1.16%) Oracle Linux
19 197 (0.91%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2413 (11.15%) Software Engineering
2 2330 (10.77%) Agile Software Development
3 2306 (10.66%) OO
4 1822 (8.42%) ITIL
5 1758 (8.13%) E-Commerce
6 1470 (6.79%) MVC
7 1463 (6.76%) TDD
8 1399 (6.47%) Scrum
9 1074 (4.96%) Configuration Management
10 1066 (4.93%) Continuous Integration
11 1060 (4.90%) Multithreading
12 1043 (4.82%) OOP
13 928 (4.29%) Performance Tuning
14 906 (4.19%) Project Management
15 833 (3.85%) Low Latency
16 829 (3.83%) Web Development
17 765 (3.54%) Disaster Recovery
18 702 (3.24%) Load Balancing
19 648 (3.00%) Unit Testing
20 617 (2.85%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6577 (30.40%) Java
2 5872 (27.14%) SQL
3 3892 (17.99%) JavaScript
4 3825 (17.68%) PHP
5 3793 (17.53%) Python
6 3600 (16.64%) Perl
7 2984 (13.79%) C++
8 1985 (9.18%) Bash Shell
9 1808 (8.36%) Shell Script
10 1807 (8.35%) C
11 1670 (7.72%) Ruby
12 1435 (6.63%) C#
13 716 (3.31%) PHP5
14 712 (3.29%) PowerShell
15 606 (2.80%) PL/SQL
16 328 (1.52%) Scala
17 301 (1.39%) VB
18 236 (1.09%) Korn
19 195 (0.90%) Objective-C
20 181 (0.84%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4124 (19.06%) Degree
2 904 (4.18%) Security Cleared
3 704 (3.25%) Cisco Certification
4 569 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 517 (2.39%) CCNA
6 443 (2.05%) MCSE
7 442 (2.04%) SC Cleared
8 348 (1.61%) DV Cleared
9 335 (1.55%) CCNP
10 260 (1.20%) RHCE
11 254 (1.17%) CISSP
12 225 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
13 176 (0.81%) MCSA
13 176 (0.81%) Oracle Certification
14 172 (0.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 156 (0.72%) MCP
15 156 (0.72%) ISEB
16 137 (0.63%) PhD
17 121 (0.56%) MCITP
18 102 (0.47%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1145 (5.29%) QA
2 577 (2.67%) SLA
3 385 (1.78%) PCI DSS
4 205 (0.95%) ISO 9001
5 156 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 59 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 52 (0.24%) JTAG
8 47 (0.22%) HL7
9 23 (0.11%) HIPAA
10 16 (0.074%) WAI
10 16 (0.074%) COBIT
10 16 (0.074%) GPG13
11 15 (0.069%) TickIT
12 14 (0.065%) IEC 61508
13 12 (0.055%) DO-178B
14 10 (0.046%) ISO 14001
15 9 (0.042%) ISO 9000
16 8 (0.037%) ISO/IEC 17799
16 8 (0.037%) Solvency II
16 8 (0.037%) Basel III
System Software
1 2123 (9.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1785 (8.25%) Active Directory
3 576 (2.66%) vSphere
4 511 (2.36%) VMware ESX
5 493 (2.28%) Hyper-V
6 397 (1.84%) Oracle RAC
7 361 (1.67%) KVM
8 345 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
9 331 (1.53%) NFS
10 302 (1.40%) XenApp
11 297 (1.37%) Oracle RMAN
12 225 (1.04%) Xen
13 211 (0.98%) XenServer
14 178 (0.82%) Varnish
15 124 (0.57%) Samba
16 120 (0.55%) vCloud
17 116 (0.54%) XenDesktop
18 107 (0.49%) Sendmail
19 101 (0.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
20 89 (0.41%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 1899 (8.78%) Puppet
2 1284 (5.94%) Opscode Chef
3 962 (4.45%) Nagios
4 259 (1.20%) NetBackup
5 255 (1.18%) Data Guard
6 243 (1.12%) Tivoli
7 219 (1.01%) ZABBIX
8 203 (0.94%) SCCM
9 197 (0.91%) SCOM
10 195 (0.90%) Cacti
11 143 (0.66%) Vagrant
12 137 (0.63%) Backup Exec
13 129 (0.60%) OpenView
14 124 (0.57%) CFEngine
15 121 (0.56%) WSUS
16 113 (0.52%) Plesk
17 107 (0.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
18 103 (0.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
19 89 (0.41%) HAProxy
20 85 (0.39%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 4375 (20.22%) Oracle
2 3375 (15.60%) VMware
3 3104 (14.35%) Red Hat
4 2604 (12.04%) Microsoft
5 1851 (8.56%) Cisco
6 1157 (5.35%) HP
7 926 (4.28%) Citrix
8 915 (4.23%) JBoss
9 833 (3.85%) IBM
10 784 (3.62%) EMC
11 676 (3.12%) Zend
12 669 (3.09%) NetApp
13 540 (2.50%) Sun
14 534 (2.47%) Sybase
15 408 (1.89%) Juniper
16 366 (1.69%) Veritas
17 352 (1.63%) CheckPoint
18 346 (1.60%) Symantec
19 336 (1.55%) Google
20 271 (1.25%) Dell
Manchester, Lancashire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Pension + BUPA + Dental + More
Posted: 5 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum competitive
Posted: 6 hours ago
West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 Per Annum to £60k depending on experien
Posted: 6 hours ago
Horsham, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Competitive DOE
Posted: 6 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Ripon, North Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Andover, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £37000 - £40000 per annum + Penison, Healthcare,
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago