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

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 16 16 16
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 9892 11103 11681
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 10.78% 10.71% 10.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.43% 40.15% 38.93%
Number of salaries quoted 8470 9328 9695
Median salary £50,000 £48,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
23315 27654 30008
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 25.40% 26.68% 26.99%
Number of salaries quoted 20180 23421 25430
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £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 June 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 June 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 -1 4568 £57,500 - 563
South East 0 2384 £45,000 - 266
East of England +3 717 £45,000 +3.44% 91
South West +2 627 £40,000 - 89
Yorkshire +1 503 £40,000 - 59
North West +6 398 £38,000 +1.33% 88
West Midlands -7 378 £35,000 -12.50% 51
East Midlands +13 293 £42,000 +5.00% 46
North East -5 65 £40,000 +26.98% 16
Midlands +8 4 £47,500 +111.11% 1
Linux
UK

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 7429 (36.05%) Windows
2 5395 (26.18%) Unix
3 5328 (25.86%) Java
4 5193 (25.20%) Python
5 5108 (24.79%) Agile Software Development
6 4931 (23.93%) SQL
7 4176 (20.27%) MySQL
8 3799 (18.44%) Finance
9 3794 (18.41%) JavaScript
10 3787 (18.38%) VMware
11 3450 (16.74%) DevOps
12 3366 (16.34%) Oracle
13 3359 (16.30%) Puppet
14 3300 (16.01%) Degree
15 3226 (15.66%) PHP
16 3124 (15.16%) Amazon AWS
17 3011 (14.61%) HTML
18 3003 (14.57%) Apache
19 2966 (14.39%) Git (software)
20 2886 (14.01%) C++
21 2756 (13.37%) Red Hat
22 2738 (13.29%) Bash Shell
23 2708 (13.14%) Microsoft
24 2657 (12.89%) CSS
25 2635 (12.79%) Perl
26 2628 (12.75%) Software Engineering
27 2598 (12.61%) Firewall
28 2506 (12.16%) VMware Infrastructure
29 2421 (11.75%) Windows Server
30 2345 (11.38%) Jenkins

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 3003 (14.57%) Apache
2 1662 (8.07%) Tomcat
3 861 (4.18%) IIS
4 852 (4.13%) JBoss
5 761 (3.69%) nginx
6 674 (3.27%) MS Exchange
7 620 (3.01%) WebSphere
8 611 (2.97%) OpenStack
9 566 (2.75%) WebLogic
10 562 (2.73%) Elasticsearch
11 359 (1.74%) SharePoint
12 321 (1.56%) Confluence
13 318 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
14 280 (1.36%) CMS
15 260 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2013
16 244 (1.18%) Apache Spark
17 215 (1.04%) WordPress
18 192 (0.93%) Drupal
19 170 (0.83%) WebSphere Application Server
20 159 (0.77%) Jetty
Applications
1 1107 (5.37%) MS Excel
2 416 (2.02%) MS Office
3 133 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 96 (0.47%) MS Visio
5 82 (0.40%) Photoshop
6 33 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
7 24 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 23 (0.11%) MS Project
9 16 (0.078%) Gliffy
9 16 (0.078%) OmniGraffle
10 13 (0.063%) Final Cut Pro
10 13 (0.063%) MODO
11 12 (0.058%) SPSS
12 8 (0.039%) HipChat
13 6 (0.029%) Maple
13 6 (0.029%) S-PLUS
14 5 (0.024%) Adobe After Effects
14 5 (0.024%) Simulink
15 4 (0.019%) Fireworks
15 4 (0.019%) Maya
Business Applications
1 168 (0.82%) Magento
2 140 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 77 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
4 56 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
5 50 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
6 45 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
7 35 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
8 33 (0.16%) assyst
9 29 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
10 27 (0.13%) Oracle 11i
11 25 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
12 23 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
13 22 (0.11%) MetaTrader
14 21 (0.10%) Unit4 Business World
15 19 (0.092%) Salerio
16 13 (0.063%) RMDS
17 12 (0.058%) BusinessWorks
17 12 (0.058%) Dynamics NAV
17 12 (0.058%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
17 12 (0.058%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 3124 (15.16%) Amazon AWS
2 822 (3.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 712 (3.46%) SaaS
4 427 (2.07%) Office 365
5 395 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
6 367 (1.78%) Cloud Computing
7 330 (1.60%) GitHub
8 270 (1.31%) PaaS
9 269 (1.31%) IaaS
10 214 (1.04%) Amazon S3
11 163 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
12 145 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
13 123 (0.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 95 (0.46%) Route 53
15 72 (0.35%) Google Apps
16 70 (0.34%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 65 (0.32%) OpenShift
18 52 (0.25%) Amazon ElastiCache
19 51 (0.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
20 50 (0.24%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 2598 (12.61%) Firewall
2 1997 (9.69%) TCP/IP
3 1852 (8.99%) DNS
4 1463 (7.10%) SAN
5 1030 (5.00%) WAN
6 1003 (4.87%) Internet
7 949 (4.61%) LAN
8 905 (4.39%) VPN
9 853 (4.14%) HTTP
10 654 (3.17%) DHCP
11 550 (2.67%) NAS
12 547 (2.65%) LDAP
13 546 (2.65%) SSL
14 531 (2.58%) VoIP
15 513 (2.49%) Network Security
16 353 (1.71%) MPLS
17 340 (1.65%) VLAN
18 329 (1.60%) SMTP
19 273 (1.32%) Wireless
20 272 (1.32%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4176 (20.27%) MySQL
2 2243 (10.89%) SQL Server
3 1059 (5.14%) MongoDB
4 1050 (5.10%) Relational Database
5 1023 (4.96%) NoSQL
6 927 (4.50%) PostgreSQL
7 892 (4.33%) Big Data
8 748 (3.63%) Hadoop
9 746 (3.62%) Oracle Database
10 559 (2.71%) RDBMS
11 461 (2.24%) Apache Cassandra
12 445 (2.16%) Redis
13 235 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
14 230 (1.12%) DB2
15 225 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
16 220 (1.07%) Apache Hive
17 206 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
18 186 (0.90%) HBase
19 183 (0.89%) Amazon RDS
20 147 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2966 (14.39%) Git (software)
2 2345 (11.38%) Jenkins
3 1175 (5.70%) Subversion
4 1088 (5.28%) JIRA
5 807 (3.92%) Maven
6 562 (2.73%) Selenium
7 516 (2.50%) JUnit
8 361 (1.75%) Eclipse
9 343 (1.66%) Vagrant
10 328 (1.59%) Cucumber
11 313 (1.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 306 (1.49%) TeamCity
13 297 (1.44%) Ant
14 225 (1.09%) Gradle
15 221 (1.07%) Hudson
16 220 (1.07%) PHPUnit
17 201 (0.98%) Visual Studio
18 148 (0.72%) Mercurial
19 143 (0.69%) Grunt
20 135 (0.66%) Mockito
General
1 3799 (18.44%) Finance
2 1179 (5.72%) Telecoms
3 996 (4.83%) Banking
4 714 (3.47%) Marketing
5 648 (3.14%) Games
6 634 (3.08%) Retail
7 394 (1.91%) Electronics
8 349 (1.69%) Law
9 327 (1.59%) Manufacturing
10 286 (1.39%) Front Office
11 271 (1.32%) Advertising
12 260 (1.26%) Publishing
13 202 (0.98%) Financial Institution
14 174 (0.84%) Back Office
15 158 (0.77%) Investment Banking
16 141 (0.68%) Aerospace
17 128 (0.62%) Automotive
18 105 (0.51%) German Language
19 89 (0.43%) Legal
20 85 (0.41%) French Language
Job Titles
1 5713 (27.72%) Developer
2 2087 (10.13%) Linux Engineer
3 1874 (9.09%) Administrator
4 1767 (8.58%) DevOps Engineer
5 1500 (7.28%) Java Developer
6 1482 (7.19%) Analyst
7 1385 (6.72%) PHP Developer
8 1277 (6.20%) Systems Administrator
9 1224 (5.94%) Support Engineer
10 1099 (5.33%) Software Engineer
11 1089 (5.28%) Linux Administrator
12 1010 (4.90%) Senior Developer
13 885 (4.29%) Systems Engineer
14 881 (4.28%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 816 (3.96%) C++ Developer
16 815 (3.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 805 (3.91%) Linux/Unix DevOps
18 761 (3.69%) Applications Support
19 700 (3.40%) Architect
20 677 (3.29%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3011 (14.61%) HTML
2 2657 (12.89%) CSS
3 2045 (9.92%) LAMP
4 1993 (9.67%) Web Services
5 1384 (6.72%) jQuery
6 1368 (6.64%) XML
7 1092 (5.30%) AngularJS
8 1061 (5.15%) Spring
9 1010 (4.90%) HTML5
10 995 (4.83%) .NET
11 871 (4.23%) REST
12 783 (3.80%) JSON
13 761 (3.69%) Node.js
14 667 (3.24%) Middleware
15 661 (3.21%) J2EE
16 613 (2.97%) RESTful
17 610 (2.96%) CSS3
18 585 (2.84%) SOAP
19 457 (2.22%) Ajax
20 441 (2.14%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 2099 (10.19%) Computer Science
2 1466 (7.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1270 (6.16%) Data Centre
4 644 (3.13%) Mathematics
5 548 (2.66%) Clustering
6 533 (2.59%) Management Information System
7 479 (2.32%) User Experience
8 448 (2.17%) Algorithms
9 403 (1.96%) Replication
10 399 (1.94%) Fintech
11 373 (1.81%) Hedge funds
12 348 (1.69%) Mobile App
13 302 (1.47%) Equities
14 294 (1.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 252 (1.22%) Physics
16 251 (1.22%) iPad
17 246 (1.19%) Visualisation
18 243 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
19 238 (1.16%) Derivative
20 224 (1.09%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7429 (36.05%) Windows
2 5395 (26.18%) Unix
3 2421 (11.75%) Windows Server
4 2296 (11.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1425 (6.92%) CentOS
6 1129 (5.48%) Ubuntu
7 1014 (4.92%) Windows Server 2008
8 940 (4.56%) Solaris
9 790 (3.83%) Windows Server 2012
10 599 (2.91%) Debian
11 519 (2.52%) AIX
12 516 (2.50%) Android
13 478 (2.32%) Windows Server 2003
14 400 (1.94%) Mac OS X
15 339 (1.65%) Windows 7
16 320 (1.55%) Apple iOS
17 236 (1.15%) Oracle Linux
18 232 (1.13%) SUSE
19 174 (0.84%) Windows 8
20 156 (0.76%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5108 (24.79%) Agile Software Development
2 3450 (16.74%) DevOps
3 2628 (12.75%) Software Engineering
4 2091 (10.15%) Continuous Integration
5 1905 (9.24%) ITIL
6 1814 (8.80%) Configuration Management
7 1752 (8.50%) Open Source
8 1698 (8.24%) OO
9 1665 (8.08%) Scrum
10 1616 (7.84%) TDD
11 1306 (6.34%) Web Development
12 1174 (5.70%) MVC
13 1133 (5.50%) E-Commerce
14 1078 (5.23%) High Availability
15 997 (4.84%) OOP
16 948 (4.60%) Multithreading
17 886 (4.30%) Mentoring
18 853 (4.14%) SDLC
19 723 (3.51%) Performance Tuning
20 694 (3.37%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 5328 (25.86%) Java
2 5193 (25.20%) Python
3 4931 (23.93%) SQL
4 3794 (18.41%) JavaScript
5 3226 (15.66%) PHP
6 2886 (14.01%) C++
7 2738 (13.29%) Bash Shell
8 2635 (12.79%) Perl
9 2255 (10.94%) Ruby
10 1588 (7.71%) C
11 1444 (7.01%) Shell Script
12 1239 (6.01%) C#
13 1201 (5.83%) PowerShell
14 474 (2.30%) PL/SQL
15 390 (1.89%) Scala
16 287 (1.39%) PHP 5
17 251 (1.22%) VB
18 206 (1.00%) T-SQL
19 179 (0.87%) Korn
20 132 (0.64%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3300 (16.01%) Degree
2 1024 (4.97%) Security Cleared
3 814 (3.95%) Cisco Certification
4 636 (3.09%) SC Cleared
5 601 (2.92%) CCNA
6 488 (2.37%) Microsoft Certification
7 423 (2.05%) CCNP
8 350 (1.70%) CISSP
8 350 (1.70%) MCSE
9 277 (1.34%) DV Cleared
10 225 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
11 211 (1.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 210 (1.02%) RHCE
13 170 (0.83%) ISEB
14 168 (0.82%) MCSA
15 155 (0.75%) CEH
16 154 (0.75%) CISM
17 138 (0.67%) PhD
18 127 (0.62%) ISTQB
19 116 (0.56%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 900 (4.37%) QA
2 543 (2.64%) SLA
3 254 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 205 (0.99%) PCI DSS
5 49 (0.24%) ISO 9001
6 36 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 28 (0.14%) HIPAA
8 23 (0.11%) Data Quality
9 22 (0.11%) ISO27002
10 21 (0.10%) HL7
11 16 (0.078%) COBIT
12 15 (0.073%) FISMA
13 12 (0.058%) ISO 8583
13 12 (0.058%) JSP 440
14 11 (0.053%) SAS 70
15 9 (0.044%) GPG13
15 9 (0.044%) MiFID
15 9 (0.044%) PA-DSS
15 9 (0.044%) SDET
15 9 (0.044%) SEPA
System Software
1 2506 (12.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1788 (8.68%) Active Directory
3 1204 (5.84%) Docker
4 761 (3.69%) vSphere
5 712 (3.46%) Hyper-V
6 389 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
7 386 (1.87%) NFS
8 340 (1.65%) Xen
9 331 (1.61%) KVM
10 324 (1.57%) Virtual Machines
11 307 (1.49%) Oracle RAC
12 237 (1.15%) VMware ESX
13 199 (0.97%) XenApp
14 192 (0.93%) Firmware
15 186 (0.90%) XenServer
16 141 (0.68%) Squid
17 136 (0.66%) Varnish
18 130 (0.63%) HDFS
19 125 (0.61%) Virtual Servers
20 119 (0.58%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3359 (16.30%) Puppet
2 2195 (10.65%) Opscode Chef
3 1643 (7.97%) Ansible
4 1040 (5.05%) Nagios
5 393 (1.91%) Salt
6 324 (1.57%) SCCM
7 264 (1.28%) ZABBIX
8 185 (0.90%) SCOM
9 184 (0.89%) HAProxy
10 181 (0.88%) Backup Exec
10 181 (0.88%) Tivoli
11 179 (0.87%) NetBackup
12 172 (0.83%) Kubernetes
13 168 (0.82%) Nessus
14 165 (0.80%) Cobbler
14 165 (0.80%) logstash
15 152 (0.74%) WSUS
16 143 (0.69%) Cacti
17 138 (0.67%) Oracle RMAN
18 132 (0.64%) Graphite
Vendors
1 3787 (18.38%) VMware
2 3366 (16.34%) Oracle
3 2756 (13.37%) Red Hat
4 2708 (13.14%) Microsoft
5 2146 (10.41%) Cisco
6 1035 (5.02%) HP
7 727 (3.53%) Citrix
8 720 (3.49%) IBM
9 538 (2.61%) NetApp
10 499 (2.42%) Google
11 453 (2.20%) Juniper
12 404 (1.96%) Splunk
13 403 (1.96%) EMC
14 385 (1.87%) F5
15 339 (1.65%) Zend
16 326 (1.58%) CheckPoint
17 308 (1.49%) Sun
18 289 (1.40%) SAP
19 285 (1.38%) Apple
20 252 (1.22%) Symantec
City, London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 37 minutes ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30k-40k + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 per annum + dental, health, bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + 10% bonud
Posted: 34 minutes ago
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus package
Posted: 4 hours ago
West London
Coded People
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 41 minutes ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £6500 - £75000 per annum + Car Allow + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Great base, benefits, work/life balance
Posted: 6 hours ago
West London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 46 minutes ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £70 - £75 per annum + Great ebns
Posted: 1 hour ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £15000 - £18000 per annum + excellent training, progression
Posted: 4 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 46 minutes ago
Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Forgerock Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary, Benefits and Stock Options
Posted: 3 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Sanderson
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
IntaPeople
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £0.00 per annum + Competitive Salary
Posted: 2 hours ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £40,000 to £75,000 per annum + bonus + Pension + good company ben
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago