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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 16 17 18
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 10763 11376 10802
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 10.40% 10.21% 10.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.37% 38.03% 38.28%
Number of salaries quoted 9086 9250 9117
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%
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
28048 29913 28222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.09% 26.85% 27.21%
Number of salaries quoted 23679 25148 23956
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 28 April 2015.

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 28 April 2015. 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 +1 4937 £55,000 +4.76% 609
South East +2 2463 £43,500 +8.75% 357
East of England 0 877 £42,500 +6.25% 165
South West +3 715 £39,000 +4.00% 107
Yorkshire -5 624 £40,000 +5.96% 84
West Midlands +7 458 £38,500 +2.66% 60
North West -6 395 £37,500 +7.14% 83
East Midlands -8 249 £37,500 +7.14% 51
North East -21 53 £35,000 - 13
Midlands -10 3 £70,000 +100.00%
Linux
UK

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 8011 (38.69%) Windows
2 6590 (31.82%) UNIX
3 5810 (28.06%) Java
4 5739 (27.72%) SQL
5 4658 (22.49%) MySQL
6 4239 (20.47%) Oracle
7 4135 (19.97%) Agile Software Development
8 4120 (19.90%) Finance
9 3922 (18.94%) Python
10 3825 (18.47%) VMware
11 3724 (17.98%) JavaScript
12 3530 (17.05%) Apache
13 3500 (16.90%) PHP
14 3398 (16.41%) HTML
15 3193 (15.42%) Degree
16 3055 (14.75%) Perl
17 2974 (14.36%) Red Hat
18 2788 (13.46%) SQL Server
19 2759 (13.32%) C++
20 2683 (12.96%) CSS
21 2590 (12.51%) Microsoft
22 2479 (11.97%) VMware Infrastructure
23 2420 (11.69%) Cisco
24 2418 (11.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
25 2407 (11.62%) DevOps
26 2406 (11.62%) Git (software)
27 2359 (11.39%) Software Engineering
28 2310 (11.16%) Puppet
29 2215 (10.70%) Firewall
30 2187 (10.56%) Bash Shell

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 3530 (17.05%) Apache
2 2005 (9.68%) Tomcat
3 1048 (5.06%) IIS
4 854 (4.12%) WebSphere
5 826 (3.99%) JBoss
6 825 (3.98%) MS Exchange
7 803 (3.88%) nginx
8 562 (2.71%) WebLogic
9 550 (2.66%) Node.js
10 390 (1.88%) SharePoint
11 356 (1.72%) CMS
12 353 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2010
13 344 (1.66%) OpenStack
14 331 (1.60%) Elasticsearch
15 294 (1.42%) Drupal
16 284 (1.37%) Apache Solr
17 251 (1.21%) WordPress
18 220 (1.06%) WebSphere Application Server
19 179 (0.86%) GlassFish
20 170 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1321 (6.38%) MS Excel
2 539 (2.60%) MS Office
3 113 (0.55%) Photoshop
4 105 (0.51%) MS Visio
5 73 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
6 30 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
7 26 (0.13%) MS Project
8 24 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
9 23 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 21 (0.10%) SPSS
11 15 (0.072%) Fireworks
12 14 (0.068%) Simulink
13 12 (0.058%) TargetLink
14 9 (0.043%) Maya
15 8 (0.039%) Mingle
15 8 (0.039%) CPLEX
16 7 (0.034%) Mathematica
16 7 (0.034%) AutoCAD
17 6 (0.029%) OmniGraffle
17 6 (0.029%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 229 (1.11%) Magento
2 142 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
3 105 (0.51%) Oracle Applications
3 105 (0.51%) Oracle EBS R12
4 89 (0.43%) Oracle BPM
5 86 (0.42%) RMDS
6 53 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 53 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
7 52 (0.25%) Oracle General Ledger
8 45 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
9 38 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
9 38 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
10 34 (0.16%) ION MarketView
10 34 (0.16%) Oracle iProcurement
10 34 (0.16%) Dynamics GP
11 33 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
12 20 (0.097%) Oracle 11i
13 18 (0.087%) BusinessWorks
13 18 (0.087%) Remedy ITSM
14 16 (0.077%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 1704 (8.23%) Amazon AWS
2 542 (2.62%) SaaS
3 356 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
4 281 (1.36%) Microsoft Azure
5 271 (1.31%) PaaS
6 264 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
7 250 (1.21%) IaaS
8 211 (1.02%) Amazon S3
9 202 (0.98%) Office 365
10 145 (0.70%) AWS CloudFormation
11 111 (0.54%) GitHub
12 93 (0.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 80 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
14 60 (0.29%) Route 53
15 48 (0.23%) Rackspace Cloud
15 48 (0.23%) Google Apps
16 42 (0.20%) Amazon SQS
17 40 (0.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 36 (0.17%) OpenShift
19 35 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 2215 (10.70%) Firewall
2 2045 (9.88%) TCP/IP
3 1809 (8.74%) SAN
4 1729 (8.35%) DNS
5 1064 (5.14%) HTTP
6 1019 (4.92%) WAN
7 1001 (4.83%) Internet
8 966 (4.67%) VPN
9 962 (4.65%) LAN
10 737 (3.56%) DHCP
11 626 (3.02%) NAS
12 508 (2.45%) LDAP
13 492 (2.38%) Network Security
14 448 (2.16%) SSL
14 448 (2.16%) BGP
15 428 (2.07%) VoIP
16 401 (1.94%) VLAN
17 394 (1.90%) Cisco ASA
18 377 (1.82%) SMTP
19 360 (1.74%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4658 (22.49%) MySQL
2 2788 (13.46%) SQL Server
3 1318 (6.36%) Relational Database
4 1176 (5.68%) Oracle Database
5 1059 (5.11%) NoSQL
6 981 (4.74%) PostgreSQL
7 938 (4.53%) MongoDB
8 704 (3.40%) RDBMS
9 577 (2.79%) Big Data
10 477 (2.30%) Oracle Database 11g
11 472 (2.28%) Hadoop
12 463 (2.24%) DB2
13 430 (2.08%) Redis
14 331 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
15 329 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
16 275 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
17 257 (1.24%) Oracle Database 10g
18 251 (1.21%) Oracle Reports
19 203 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
20 202 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2406 (11.62%) Git (software)
2 1401 (6.77%) Jenkins
3 1275 (6.16%) Subversion
4 922 (4.45%) Maven
5 680 (3.28%) JIRA
6 548 (2.65%) JUnit
7 513 (2.48%) Eclipse
8 483 (2.33%) Ant
9 382 (1.84%) Selenium
10 311 (1.50%) TeamCity
11 297 (1.43%) Hudson
12 274 (1.32%) Cucumber
13 198 (0.96%) Mercurial
14 195 (0.94%) Oracle Forms
15 181 (0.87%) Visual Studio
16 175 (0.85%) PHPUnit
17 156 (0.75%) WebDriver
18 123 (0.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 114 (0.55%) Jasmine
20 104 (0.50%) Mockito
General
1 4120 (19.90%) Finance
2 1245 (6.01%) Banking
3 951 (4.59%) Telecoms
4 686 (3.31%) Retail
5 602 (2.91%) Games
6 577 (2.79%) Marketing
7 395 (1.91%) Front Office
8 343 (1.66%) Advertising
9 299 (1.44%) Investment Banking
10 294 (1.42%) Financial Institution
11 289 (1.40%) Electronics
12 224 (1.08%) Publishing
13 206 (0.99%) Back Office
14 186 (0.90%) Legal
14 186 (0.90%) Manufacturing
15 150 (0.72%) Law
16 143 (0.69%) Automotive
17 110 (0.53%) Aerospace
18 101 (0.49%) French Language
19 93 (0.45%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5842 (28.21%) Developer
2 2253 (10.88%) Administrator
3 1704 (8.23%) Systems Administrator
4 1667 (8.05%) Analyst
5 1536 (7.42%) Java Developer
6 1401 (6.77%) Software Engineer
7 1176 (5.68%) PHP Developer
8 1140 (5.51%) Support Engineer
9 1111 (5.37%) Linux Administrator
10 1043 (5.04%) Architect
11 1034 (4.99%) DevOps Engineer
12 954 (4.61%) Senior Developer
13 929 (4.49%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 846 (4.09%) Linux Engineer
15 837 (4.04%) Support Analyst
16 807 (3.90%) Software Developer
17 778 (3.76%) Applications Support
18 764 (3.69%) Systems Engineer
19 741 (3.58%) Consultant
20 710 (3.43%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3398 (16.41%) HTML
2 2683 (12.96%) CSS
3 2021 (9.76%) Web Services
4 1809 (8.74%) XML
5 1649 (7.96%) jQuery
6 1425 (6.88%) Spring
7 1255 (6.06%) HTML5
8 1209 (5.84%) .NET
9 1166 (5.63%) LAMP
10 1135 (5.48%) J2EE
11 803 (3.88%) REST
12 794 (3.83%) Middleware
13 788 (3.81%) Hibernate
14 759 (3.67%) Ajax
15 709 (3.42%) CSS3
16 702 (3.39%) SOAP
17 679 (3.28%) JSON
18 632 (3.05%) AngularJS
19 618 (2.98%) RESTful
20 511 (2.47%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 1798 (8.68%) Computer Science
2 1639 (7.92%) Analytical Skills
3 1375 (6.64%) Open Source
4 651 (3.14%) Clustering
5 530 (2.56%) Management Information System
6 464 (2.24%) Replication
7 393 (1.90%) Mobile App
8 392 (1.89%) Mathematics
9 386 (1.86%) Algorithms
10 379 (1.83%) User Experience
11 346 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
12 321 (1.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 321 (1.55%) Derivative
13 309 (1.49%) Hedge funds
14 303 (1.46%) Equities
15 291 (1.41%) Data Structures
16 269 (1.30%) Fixed Income
17 224 (1.08%) Client/Server
18 181 (0.87%) Mainframe
19 175 (0.85%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 8011 (38.69%) Windows
2 6590 (31.82%) UNIX
3 2418 (11.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1596 (7.71%) Solaris
5 1300 (6.28%) CentOS
6 1237 (5.97%) Windows Server 2008
7 1006 (4.86%) Ubuntu
8 720 (3.48%) Windows Server 2012
9 696 (3.36%) Windows Server 2003
10 675 (3.26%) Android
11 638 (3.08%) Debian
12 612 (2.96%) AIX
13 437 (2.11%) Windows 7
14 415 (2.00%) Apple iOS
15 285 (1.38%) Mac OS X
16 259 (1.25%) HPUX
17 236 (1.14%) Windows 8
18 228 (1.10%) SUSE
19 219 (1.06%) Windows XP
20 147 (0.71%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4135 (19.97%) Agile Software Development
2 2407 (11.62%) DevOps
3 2359 (11.39%) Software Engineering
4 1999 (9.65%) OO
5 1866 (9.01%) ITIL
6 1684 (8.13%) TDD
7 1547 (7.47%) E-Commerce
8 1473 (7.11%) Continuous Integration
9 1378 (6.65%) Scrum
10 1266 (6.11%) Configuration Management
11 1156 (5.58%) MVC
12 926 (4.47%) Project Management
13 904 (4.37%) Performance Tuning
14 888 (4.29%) Mentoring
15 883 (4.26%) Multithreading
16 794 (3.83%) Load Balancing
17 737 (3.56%) OOP
18 719 (3.47%) Web Development
19 699 (3.38%) Unit Testing
20 693 (3.35%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 5810 (28.06%) Java
2 5739 (27.72%) SQL
3 3922 (18.94%) Python
4 3724 (17.98%) JavaScript
5 3500 (16.90%) PHP
6 3055 (14.75%) Perl
7 2759 (13.32%) C++
8 2187 (10.56%) Bash Shell
9 1809 (8.74%) Ruby
10 1606 (7.76%) C
11 1425 (6.88%) Shell Script
12 1202 (5.80%) C#
13 895 (4.32%) PowerShell
14 727 (3.51%) PL/SQL
15 360 (1.74%) PHP5
16 307 (1.48%) Scala
17 230 (1.11%) T-SQL
18 184 (0.89%) Groovy
19 180 (0.87%) Embedded C
20 157 (0.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 3193 (15.42%) Degree
2 919 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
3 832 (4.02%) Security Cleared
4 643 (3.11%) CCNA
5 568 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
6 500 (2.41%) SC Cleared
7 477 (2.30%) CCNP
8 420 (2.03%) MCSE
9 296 (1.43%) DV Cleared
10 273 (1.32%) CISSP
11 218 (1.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 204 (0.99%) RHCE
13 191 (0.92%) MCITP
14 183 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
15 180 (0.87%) MCSA
16 172 (0.83%) PhD
17 157 (0.76%) Oracle Certification
18 141 (0.68%) MCP
19 118 (0.57%) ISEB
20 109 (0.53%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 989 (4.78%) QA
2 739 (3.57%) SLA
3 268 (1.29%) PCI DSS
4 232 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 104 (0.50%) ISO 9001
6 54 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 44 (0.21%) COBIT
8 30 (0.14%) FISMA
9 22 (0.11%) ISO 9000
10 21 (0.10%) JTAG
11 18 (0.087%) HIPAA
12 14 (0.068%) EMIR
12 14 (0.068%) Dodd-Frank
13 13 (0.063%) GPG13
14 11 (0.053%) Data Quality
15 7 (0.034%) ISO 14001
15 7 (0.034%) ISO 8583
16 6 (0.029%) Solvency II
17 4 (0.019%) Basel II
17 4 (0.019%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 2479 (11.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1691 (8.17%) Active Directory
3 734 (3.54%) vSphere
4 671 (3.24%) Hyper-V
5 425 (2.05%) NFS
6 394 (1.90%) Oracle RAC
7 386 (1.86%) VMware ESX
8 295 (1.42%) VMware ESXi
9 288 (1.39%) KVM
10 252 (1.22%) XenApp
11 236 (1.14%) Xen
12 234 (1.13%) Varnish
13 233 (1.13%) Firmware
14 218 (1.05%) Docker
15 179 (0.86%) XenServer
16 160 (0.77%) vCloud
17 158 (0.76%) Samba
18 134 (0.65%) iptables
19 116 (0.56%) SRDF
20 107 (0.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 2310 (11.16%) Puppet
2 1675 (8.09%) Opscode Chef
3 1071 (5.17%) Nagios
4 585 (2.83%) Ansible
5 310 (1.50%) ZABBIX
6 280 (1.35%) Tivoli
7 256 (1.24%) SCCM
8 242 (1.17%) Salt
9 238 (1.15%) Vagrant
10 207 (1.00%) Cacti
11 206 (0.99%) Data Guard
12 184 (0.89%) NetBackup
13 182 (0.88%) SCOM
14 180 (0.87%) Oracle RMAN
15 162 (0.78%) logstash
16 142 (0.69%) Graphite
17 130 (0.63%) OpenView
18 120 (0.58%) HAProxy
19 115 (0.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
20 95 (0.46%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4239 (20.47%) Oracle
2 3825 (18.47%) VMware
3 2974 (14.36%) Red Hat
4 2590 (12.51%) Microsoft
5 2420 (11.69%) Cisco
6 1223 (5.91%) HP
7 1054 (5.09%) IBM
8 938 (4.53%) Citrix
9 765 (3.69%) NetApp
10 626 (3.02%) Juniper
11 593 (2.86%) EMC
12 463 (2.24%) Sybase
13 443 (2.14%) CheckPoint
14 417 (2.01%) Zend
15 382 (1.84%) Sun
16 378 (1.83%) F5
17 347 (1.68%) Dell
18 320 (1.55%) Google
19 305 (1.47%) Symantec
20 235 (1.13%) Veritas
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £60,000 to £100,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 1 hour ago
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + On-call + Bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Posted: 2 hours ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
CPS Group UK
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Simplified Recruitment
Salary: £14,000 -16,000 per Annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Dartford, Kent
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £520000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus (20%), Pension
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
South East
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30K-£75K + Outstanding Package
Posted: 3 hours ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30K-£75K + Outstanding Package
Posted: 3 hours ago