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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 16 16 18
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 10733 11434 10302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 10.50% 10.46% 10.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 39.71% 38.82% 36.81%
Number of salaries quoted 9003 9514 8644
Average salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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
27027 29456 27986
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.43% 26.94% 27.50%
Number of salaries quoted 22928 24814 23853
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,540 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -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 31 July 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 31 July 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 0 4897 £57,500 +9.52% 653
South East +2 2493 £42,500 +6.25% 331
South West +3 767 £40,000 +6.66% 138
East of England -1 766 £44,000 +3.52% 141
Yorkshire -2 693 £42,500 +6.25% 109
North West -5 460 £37,500 - 98
West Midlands +14 388 £40,000 +14.28% 52
East Midlands -4 238 £40,000 +6.66% 63
North East -8 65 £35,000 +7.69% 13
Midlands -7 6 £22,500 - 1
Linux
UK

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 8289 (38.41%) Windows
2 6554 (30.37%) UNIX
3 6100 (28.27%) Java
4 5875 (27.23%) SQL
5 4744 (21.99%) Python
6 4638 (21.49%) Agile Software Development
7 4583 (21.24%) MySQL
8 4514 (20.92%) Oracle
9 4395 (20.37%) Finance
10 3970 (18.40%) VMware
11 3791 (17.57%) JavaScript
12 3534 (16.38%) Apache
13 3427 (15.88%) PHP
14 3393 (15.72%) Degree
15 3388 (15.70%) HTML
16 3200 (14.83%) Perl
17 2988 (13.85%) C++
18 2965 (13.74%) Red Hat
19 2863 (13.27%) DevOps
20 2760 (12.79%) SQL Server
21 2728 (12.64%) Puppet
22 2702 (12.52%) VMware Infrastructure
23 2695 (12.49%) Git (software)
24 2642 (12.24%) Software Engineering
25 2635 (12.21%) Microsoft
26 2632 (12.20%) CSS
27 2493 (11.55%) Cisco
28 2476 (11.47%) Bash Shell
29 2429 (11.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
30 2353 (10.90%) Firewall

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3534 (16.38%) Apache
2 1934 (8.96%) Tomcat
3 1055 (4.89%) IIS
4 875 (4.06%) WebSphere
5 811 (3.76%) nginx
6 810 (3.75%) MS Exchange
7 781 (3.62%) JBoss
8 641 (2.97%) WebLogic
9 563 (2.61%) Node.js
10 475 (2.20%) OpenStack
11 422 (1.96%) SharePoint
12 418 (1.94%) Elasticsearch
13 329 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
14 317 (1.47%) CMS
15 275 (1.27%) Drupal
16 274 (1.27%) Apache Solr
17 232 (1.08%) WebSphere Application Server
18 218 (1.01%) WordPress
19 203 (0.94%) Confluence
20 167 (0.77%) Lync
Applications
1 1306 (6.05%) MS Excel
2 529 (2.45%) MS Office
3 171 (0.79%) MS Visio
4 92 (0.43%) Photoshop
5 73 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
6 35 (0.16%) SPSS
7 33 (0.15%) MS Project
8 26 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
9 15 (0.070%) Spreadsheet
10 14 (0.065%) InfoPath
10 14 (0.065%) Simulink
11 13 (0.060%) TargetLink
12 12 (0.056%) Final Cut Pro
12 12 (0.056%) Fireworks
13 11 (0.051%) Maya
13 11 (0.051%) CPLEX
14 10 (0.046%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 8 (0.037%) Quicktime
16 7 (0.032%) GNU Octave
16 7 (0.032%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 191 (0.89%) Magento
2 178 (0.82%) Oracle EBS
3 173 (0.80%) Oracle Applications
4 126 (0.58%) RMDS
5 117 (0.54%) Oracle EBS R12
6 100 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 85 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
8 62 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
9 31 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
10 30 (0.14%) ION MarketView
11 29 (0.13%) Oracle General Ledger
12 22 (0.10%) SAP Business One
12 22 (0.10%) Oracle Financials
13 20 (0.093%) Oracle ERP
14 19 (0.088%) BusinessWorks
14 19 (0.088%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
15 17 (0.079%) AWD
15 17 (0.079%) Oracle Payables
15 17 (0.079%) MetaTrader
16 16 (0.074%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2111 (9.78%) Amazon AWS
2 647 (3.00%) SaaS
3 390 (1.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 373 (1.73%) Amazon EC2
5 336 (1.56%) PaaS
6 330 (1.53%) IaaS
7 309 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
8 270 (1.25%) Office 365
9 146 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
10 140 (0.65%) Amazon S3
11 116 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
12 81 (0.38%) GitHub
13 70 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 69 (0.32%) Route 53
15 50 (0.23%) Heroku
16 49 (0.23%) Google Apps
17 47 (0.22%) Amazon ELB
18 43 (0.20%) Amazon SQS
19 36 (0.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
20 35 (0.16%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 2353 (10.90%) Firewall
2 2125 (9.85%) TCP/IP
3 1779 (8.24%) SAN
4 1733 (8.03%) DNS
5 1071 (4.96%) WAN
6 992 (4.60%) HTTP
7 986 (4.57%) LAN
8 983 (4.56%) Internet
9 959 (4.44%) VPN
10 708 (3.28%) DHCP
11 694 (3.22%) NAS
12 522 (2.42%) Network Security
13 491 (2.28%) LDAP
14 460 (2.13%) VoIP
15 452 (2.09%) Cisco ASA
16 435 (2.02%) SSL
17 424 (1.96%) BGP
18 418 (1.94%) VLAN
19 351 (1.63%) iSCSI
20 346 (1.60%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4583 (21.24%) MySQL
2 2760 (12.79%) SQL Server
3 1475 (6.84%) Relational Database
4 1328 (6.15%) Oracle Database
5 1110 (5.14%) NoSQL
6 1082 (5.01%) MongoDB
7 1006 (4.66%) PostgreSQL
8 785 (3.64%) RDBMS
9 638 (2.96%) Big Data
10 606 (2.81%) Hadoop
11 595 (2.76%) Oracle Database 11g
12 466 (2.16%) DB2
13 417 (1.93%) Redis
14 374 (1.73%) Apache Cassandra
15 333 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
16 282 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
17 248 (1.15%) HBase
18 242 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
19 237 (1.10%) Oracle Database 10g
20 182 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2695 (12.49%) Git (software)
2 1769 (8.20%) Jenkins
3 1337 (6.20%) Subversion
4 986 (4.57%) Maven
5 767 (3.55%) JIRA
6 481 (2.23%) Selenium
7 468 (2.17%) JUnit
8 447 (2.07%) Ant
9 394 (1.83%) Eclipse
10 336 (1.56%) Hudson
11 290 (1.34%) TeamCity
12 245 (1.14%) Cucumber
13 202 (0.94%) Visual Studio
14 191 (0.89%) PHPUnit
15 190 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 169 (0.78%) Mercurial
17 165 (0.76%) Oracle Forms
18 127 (0.59%) WebDriver
19 117 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
20 112 (0.52%) Grunt
General
1 4395 (20.37%) Finance
2 1392 (6.45%) Banking
3 1090 (5.05%) Telecoms
4 691 (3.20%) Retail
5 581 (2.69%) Games
6 564 (2.61%) Marketing
7 513 (2.38%) Front Office
8 362 (1.68%) Electronics
9 341 (1.58%) Investment Banking
10 259 (1.20%) Financial Institution
11 257 (1.19%) Advertising
12 237 (1.10%) Manufacturing
13 234 (1.08%) Back Office
14 191 (0.89%) Legal
15 183 (0.85%) Publishing
16 170 (0.79%) Law
17 152 (0.70%) Automotive
18 105 (0.49%) Billing
19 91 (0.42%) German Language
20 82 (0.38%) Military
Job Titles
1 6138 (28.45%) Developer
2 2235 (10.36%) Administrator
3 1717 (7.96%) Analyst
4 1704 (7.90%) Systems Administrator
5 1530 (7.09%) Java Developer
6 1417 (6.57%) Software Engineer
7 1268 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
8 1197 (5.55%) Support Engineer
9 1142 (5.29%) PHP Developer
10 1081 (5.01%) Linux Administrator
11 1018 (4.72%) Senior Developer
12 1009 (4.68%) Architect
13 877 (4.06%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 866 (4.01%) Support Analyst
15 836 (3.87%) Systems Engineer
15 836 (3.87%) Applications Support
16 831 (3.85%) C++ Developer
17 818 (3.79%) Linux Engineer
18 742 (3.44%) Software Developer
19 668 (3.10%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3388 (15.70%) HTML
2 2632 (12.20%) CSS
3 2105 (9.76%) Web Services
4 1820 (8.43%) XML
5 1625 (7.53%) jQuery
6 1396 (6.47%) Spring
7 1256 (5.82%) LAMP
8 1242 (5.76%) HTML5
9 1214 (5.63%) .NET
10 918 (4.25%) REST
11 903 (4.18%) J2EE
12 897 (4.16%) Middleware
13 740 (3.43%) SOAP
14 714 (3.31%) Hibernate
15 709 (3.29%) Ajax
16 673 (3.12%) CSS3
17 672 (3.11%) JSON
18 663 (3.07%) AngularJS
19 544 (2.52%) RESTful
20 487 (2.26%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2012 (9.32%) Computer Science
2 1642 (7.61%) Analytical Skills
3 1521 (7.05%) Data Centre
4 629 (2.92%) Clustering
5 571 (2.65%) Management Information System
6 505 (2.34%) Mathematics
7 495 (2.29%) Algorithms
8 437 (2.03%) Replication
9 404 (1.87%) Equities
10 386 (1.79%) Data Structures
11 384 (1.78%) User Experience
11 384 (1.78%) Derivative
12 375 (1.74%) Hedge funds
13 327 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
14 316 (1.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 308 (1.43%) Mobile App
16 260 (1.20%) Fixed Income
17 233 (1.08%) Statistics
18 206 (0.95%) Visualisation
19 196 (0.91%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 8289 (38.41%) Windows
2 6554 (30.37%) UNIX
3 2429 (11.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1513 (7.01%) Solaris
5 1339 (6.21%) CentOS
6 1232 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 1088 (5.04%) Ubuntu
8 824 (3.82%) Windows Server 2012
9 698 (3.23%) Debian
10 672 (3.11%) Windows Server 2003
11 622 (2.88%) Android
12 608 (2.82%) AIX
13 458 (2.12%) Apple iOS
14 427 (1.98%) Windows 7
15 347 (1.61%) Mac OS X
16 245 (1.14%) Windows 8
17 220 (1.02%) Windows XP
18 205 (0.95%) SUSE
19 190 (0.88%) HPUX
20 160 (0.74%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4638 (21.49%) Agile Software Development
2 2863 (13.27%) DevOps
3 2642 (12.24%) Software Engineering
4 2066 (9.57%) ITIL
5 1798 (8.33%) OO
6 1722 (7.98%) Continuous Integration
7 1687 (7.82%) TDD
8 1580 (7.32%) Configuration Management
9 1459 (6.76%) Scrum
10 1425 (6.60%) Open Source
11 1419 (6.58%) E-Commerce
12 1138 (5.27%) MVC
13 930 (4.31%) Performance Tuning
14 923 (4.28%) SDLC
15 918 (4.25%) Project Management
16 885 (4.10%) Mentoring
17 854 (3.96%) Web Development
18 790 (3.66%) Multithreading
19 734 (3.40%) OOP
20 728 (3.37%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 6100 (28.27%) Java
2 5875 (27.23%) SQL
3 4744 (21.99%) Python
4 3791 (17.57%) JavaScript
5 3427 (15.88%) PHP
6 3200 (14.83%) Perl
7 2988 (13.85%) C++
8 2476 (11.47%) Bash Shell
9 2072 (9.60%) Ruby
10 1789 (8.29%) C
11 1547 (7.17%) Shell Script
12 1219 (5.65%) C#
13 1029 (4.77%) PowerShell
14 742 (3.44%) PL/SQL
15 444 (2.06%) Scala
16 333 (1.54%) PHP5
17 223 (1.03%) Groovy
18 195 (0.90%) Korn
19 191 (0.89%) T-SQL
19 191 (0.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 3393 (15.72%) Degree
2 959 (4.44%) Security Cleared
3 917 (4.25%) Cisco Certification
4 632 (2.93%) CCNA
5 597 (2.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 493 (2.28%) SC Cleared
7 437 (2.03%) CCNP
8 408 (1.89%) MCSE
9 294 (1.36%) DV Cleared
10 247 (1.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 218 (1.01%) MCITP
12 215 (1.00%) CISSP
13 201 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
14 192 (0.89%) PhD
15 188 (0.87%) MCSA
16 173 (0.80%) MCP
17 172 (0.80%) RHCE
18 139 (0.64%) Oracle Certification
19 121 (0.56%) ISEB
20 92 (0.43%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 943 (4.37%) QA
2 702 (3.25%) SLA
3 243 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 234 (1.08%) PCI DSS
5 92 (0.43%) ISO 9001
6 53 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 35 (0.16%) COBIT
8 26 (0.12%) ISO 9000
9 19 (0.088%) FISMA
10 12 (0.056%) Dodd-Frank
11 11 (0.051%) EMIR
11 11 (0.051%) JTAG
11 11 (0.051%) HIPAA
12 9 (0.042%) Data Quality
12 9 (0.042%) GPG13
13 8 (0.037%) WCAG
14 7 (0.032%) MiFID
14 7 (0.032%) GAMP
15 6 (0.028%) GCP
16 4 (0.019%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 2702 (12.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1771 (8.21%) Active Directory
3 740 (3.43%) Hyper-V
4 652 (3.02%) vSphere
5 507 (2.35%) Oracle RAC
6 422 (1.96%) Docker
7 378 (1.75%) NFS
8 358 (1.66%) KVM
9 357 (1.65%) VMware ESX
10 290 (1.34%) Xen
11 261 (1.21%) VMware ESXi
12 259 (1.20%) XenApp
13 241 (1.12%) Varnish
14 202 (0.94%) vCloud
15 196 (0.91%) Firmware
16 185 (0.86%) iptables
17 178 (0.82%) Samba
18 170 (0.79%) XenServer
19 133 (0.62%) SRDF
20 112 (0.52%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 2728 (12.64%) Puppet
2 1941 (9.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1124 (5.21%) Nagios
4 838 (3.88%) Ansible
5 379 (1.76%) ZABBIX
6 333 (1.54%) Vagrant
7 301 (1.39%) Salt
7 301 (1.39%) Data Guard
8 290 (1.34%) SCCM
9 257 (1.19%) Tivoli
10 234 (1.08%) Oracle RMAN
11 196 (0.91%) Cacti
12 186 (0.86%) Graphite
13 183 (0.85%) SCOM
14 168 (0.78%) logstash
15 155 (0.72%) NetBackup
16 136 (0.63%) HAProxy
17 118 (0.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
18 115 (0.53%) OpenView
19 113 (0.52%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4514 (20.92%) Oracle
2 3970 (18.40%) VMware
3 2965 (13.74%) Red Hat
4 2635 (12.21%) Microsoft
5 2493 (11.55%) Cisco
6 1120 (5.19%) HP
7 1069 (4.95%) IBM
8 918 (4.25%) Citrix
9 782 (3.62%) NetApp
10 593 (2.75%) Juniper
11 587 (2.72%) EMC
12 483 (2.24%) Sybase
13 443 (2.05%) Zend
14 429 (1.99%) F5
15 407 (1.89%) CheckPoint
16 358 (1.66%) Sun
17 350 (1.62%) Splunk
18 343 (1.59%) Google
19 307 (1.42%) Dell
20 273 (1.27%) Symantec
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Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + Pension and Bonus
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Salary: £25000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
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Bournemouth, Dorset
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Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
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Dorset
Computer Futures
Salary: £20000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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Berkshire
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
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City, London
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Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + competitive
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Taunton, Somerset
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £35000 - £41000 per annum + + Full Bens Package
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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Bristol
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Salary: £40000 - £100000 per annum
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Worcestershire
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Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + excellent benefits
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Reading, Oxfordshire
Searchability
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
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City, London
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
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Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
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Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
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