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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
UK / England
Rank 16 16 16
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 8406 10358 10050
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 10.69% 10.84% 10.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.85% 41.48% 37.10%
Number of salaries quoted 6943 8703 8427
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +1.19%

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
18744 24973 27086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 23.83% 26.13% 27.60%
Number of salaries quoted 15887 21231 22943
Median salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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 3804 £60,000 +4.34% 563
South East 0 1855 £47,500 +5.55% 249
East of England 0 691 £45,000 +7.14% 115
South West -1 540 £40,500 +1.25% 79
North West -2 468 £40,000 - 80
West Midlands +5 425 £40,000 - 67
Yorkshire -7 383 £40,000 -5.88% 91
East Midlands -11 213 £37,750 -0.65% 36
North East +5 45 £35,000 -1.43% 24
Linux
UK

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 6421 (35.42%) Windows
2 5096 (28.11%) Python
3 5019 (27.68%) Java
4 4702 (25.94%) Unix
5 4605 (25.40%) Agile Software Development
6 4248 (23.43%) SQL
7 3497 (19.29%) Finance
8 3484 (19.22%) DevOps
9 3170 (17.49%) MySQL
10 3091 (17.05%) JavaScript
11 3047 (16.81%) VMware
12 3010 (16.60%) Amazon AWS
13 2894 (15.96%) Puppet
14 2673 (14.74%) C++
15 2645 (14.59%) Oracle
16 2547 (14.05%) Git (software)
17 2526 (13.93%) Degree
18 2456 (13.55%) Software Engineering
19 2436 (13.44%) Bash Shell
20 2411 (13.30%) HTML
21 2327 (12.84%) PHP
22 2298 (12.68%) Red Hat
23 2229 (12.30%) Microsoft
24 2145 (11.83%) Opscode Chef
25 2108 (11.63%) Apache
26 2086 (11.51%) Jenkins
27 2063 (11.38%) Perl
28 2000 (11.03%) VMware Infrastructure
29 1956 (10.79%) CSS
30 1905 (10.51%) Ruby

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 2108 (11.63%) Apache
2 1170 (6.45%) Tomcat
3 839 (4.63%) IIS
4 735 (4.05%) JBoss
5 660 (3.64%) WebSphere
6 596 (3.29%) Elasticsearch
7 581 (3.20%) WebLogic
8 578 (3.19%) nginx
9 482 (2.66%) MS Exchange
10 428 (2.36%) OpenStack
11 303 (1.67%) Apache Spark
12 285 (1.57%) Confluence
13 227 (1.25%) SharePoint
14 213 (1.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 206 (1.14%) WordPress
16 193 (1.06%) CMS
17 166 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2010
18 157 (0.87%) Drupal
19 139 (0.77%) CloudStack
20 131 (0.72%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 973 (5.37%) MS Excel
2 334 (1.84%) MS Office
3 90 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 83 (0.46%) Photoshop
5 70 (0.39%) MS Visio
6 23 (0.13%) Simulink
7 21 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
8 19 (0.10%) GNU Octave
9 18 (0.099%) MS Project
10 17 (0.094%) SPSS
11 14 (0.077%) GIMP
12 13 (0.072%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 7 (0.039%) HipChat
13 7 (0.039%) Mozilla Thunderbird
14 6 (0.033%) SOLIDWORKS
15 5 (0.028%) Baselight
15 5 (0.028%) OrCAD
15 5 (0.028%) Spreadsheet
16 3 (0.017%) Autodesk Smoke
16 3 (0.017%) Mathcad
Business Applications
1 134 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 132 (0.73%) Magento
3 87 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
4 57 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
5 50 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
6 39 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
7 33 (0.18%) RMDS
8 31 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
9 29 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
10 17 (0.094%) Dynamics NAV
10 17 (0.094%) Oracle 11i
11 15 (0.083%) assyst
12 12 (0.066%) BusinessWorks
13 11 (0.061%) NetSuite
13 11 (0.061%) Oracle Financials
13 11 (0.061%) Sentinel
14 10 (0.055%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
14 10 (0.055%) Shopify
15 8 (0.044%) Oracle Payables
15 8 (0.044%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 3010 (16.60%) Amazon AWS
2 963 (5.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 669 (3.69%) SaaS
4 440 (2.43%) Office 365
5 325 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
6 295 (1.63%) PaaS
7 294 (1.62%) GitHub
8 289 (1.59%) IaaS
9 261 (1.44%) Google Cloud Platform
10 259 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
11 209 (1.15%) AWS CloudFormation
12 182 (1.00%) Amazon S3
13 90 (0.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 80 (0.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 66 (0.36%) Heroku
16 56 (0.31%) Amazon SQS
16 56 (0.31%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 55 (0.30%) Amazon ELB
18 53 (0.29%) Route 53
19 51 (0.28%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 1881 (10.38%) Firewall
2 1685 (9.29%) TCP/IP
3 1237 (6.82%) DNS
4 862 (4.75%) SAN
5 814 (4.49%) Internet
6 763 (4.21%) HTTP
7 702 (3.87%) WAN
8 668 (3.68%) LAN
9 642 (3.54%) VPN
10 623 (3.44%) DHCP
11 466 (2.57%) Network Security
12 442 (2.44%) SSL
13 404 (2.23%) VoIP
14 396 (2.18%) LDAP
15 353 (1.95%) VLAN
16 294 (1.62%) BGP
17 267 (1.47%) Wireless
18 255 (1.41%) NAS
19 245 (1.35%) OSPF
20 238 (1.31%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3170 (17.49%) MySQL
2 1758 (9.70%) SQL Server
3 1108 (6.11%) MongoDB
4 1085 (5.98%) NoSQL
5 986 (5.44%) Relational Database
6 816 (4.50%) PostgreSQL
7 703 (3.88%) Big Data
8 669 (3.69%) Hadoop
9 572 (3.16%) Oracle Database
10 471 (2.60%) RDBMS
11 430 (2.37%) Apache Cassandra
12 398 (2.20%) Redis
13 270 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
14 253 (1.40%) Oracle Database 11g
15 215 (1.19%) HBase
16 199 (1.10%) DB2
17 175 (0.97%) Apache Hive
18 167 (0.92%) Amazon RDS
19 124 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
20 117 (0.65%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 2547 (14.05%) Git (software)
2 2086 (11.51%) Jenkins
3 968 (5.34%) JIRA
4 868 (4.79%) Subversion
5 688 (3.80%) Maven
6 530 (2.92%) JUnit
7 517 (2.85%) Selenium
8 423 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 367 (2.02%) Vagrant
10 335 (1.85%) TeamCity
11 322 (1.78%) Cucumber
12 286 (1.58%) Gradle
13 214 (1.18%) Eclipse
14 213 (1.17%) Ant
15 197 (1.09%) Hudson
16 173 (0.95%) JMeter
17 136 (0.75%) Sonatype Nexus
18 133 (0.73%) Octopus Deploy
19 131 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
20 125 (0.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 3497 (19.29%) Finance
2 1301 (7.18%) Banking
3 1049 (5.79%) Telecoms
4 607 (3.35%) Retail
5 589 (3.25%) Games
6 555 (3.06%) Marketing
7 360 (1.99%) Electronics
8 339 (1.87%) Front Office
9 325 (1.79%) Manufacturing
10 276 (1.52%) Investment Banking
11 258 (1.42%) Advertising
12 205 (1.13%) Financial Institution
13 185 (1.02%) Back Office
14 156 (0.86%) Legal
15 153 (0.84%) Publishing
16 101 (0.56%) French Language
17 100 (0.55%) Automotive
18 93 (0.51%) Law
19 74 (0.41%) German Language
20 66 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4554 (25.12%) Developer
2 1882 (10.38%) DevOps Engineer
3 1806 (9.96%) Linux Engineer
4 1693 (9.34%) Administrator
5 1286 (7.09%) Java Developer
6 1260 (6.95%) Software Engineer
7 1246 (6.87%) Systems Administrator
8 1207 (6.66%) Analyst
9 948 (5.23%) Linux Administrator
10 907 (5.00%) Senior Developer
11 897 (4.95%) Support Engineer
12 879 (4.85%) PHP Developer
13 775 (4.27%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 710 (3.92%) Architect
15 679 (3.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 674 (3.72%) Systems Engineer
17 661 (3.65%) C++ Developer
18 627 (3.46%) Linux/Unix DevOps
19 607 (3.35%) Applications Support
20 598 (3.30%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2411 (13.30%) HTML
2 1956 (10.79%) CSS
3 1784 (9.84%) Web Services
4 1256 (6.93%) LAMP
5 1180 (6.51%) XML
6 1067 (5.89%) .NET
7 1036 (5.71%) Spring
8 950 (5.24%) jQuery
9 874 (4.82%) AngularJS
10 839 (4.63%) HTML5
11 830 (4.58%) REST
12 813 (4.48%) Node.js
13 693 (3.82%) SOAP
14 651 (3.59%) Middleware
15 636 (3.51%) JSON
16 622 (3.43%) RESTful
17 579 (3.19%) J2EE
18 498 (2.75%) Hibernate
19 453 (2.50%) Ajax
20 397 (2.19%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1601 (8.83%) Computer Science
2 1154 (6.37%) Data Centre
3 1037 (5.72%) Analytical Skills
4 586 (3.23%) Linux Command Line
5 492 (2.71%) Management Information System
6 454 (2.50%) Algorithms
7 449 (2.48%) Fintech
8 389 (2.15%) Clustering
9 323 (1.78%) User Experience
10 309 (1.70%) Equities
11 268 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
12 263 (1.45%) Mobile App
13 246 (1.36%) Hedge funds
14 230 (1.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 202 (1.11%) Data Structures
16 187 (1.03%) Replication
17 184 (1.01%) iPad
17 184 (1.01%) Public Cloud
18 183 (1.01%) Derivative
19 171 (0.94%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6421 (35.42%) Windows
2 4702 (25.94%) Unix
3 1883 (10.39%) Windows Server
4 1756 (9.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1283 (7.08%) CentOS
6 976 (5.38%) Ubuntu
7 859 (4.74%) Solaris
8 692 (3.82%) Windows Server 2012
9 679 (3.75%) Windows Server 2008
10 473 (2.61%) Debian
11 470 (2.59%) Android
12 358 (1.97%) Mac OS X
13 322 (1.78%) AIX
14 318 (1.75%) Apple iOS
15 286 (1.58%) Windows Server 2003
16 198 (1.09%) Windows 7
17 173 (0.95%) Mac OS
18 156 (0.86%) Embedded Linux
19 125 (0.69%) SUSE
20 114 (0.63%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4605 (25.40%) Agile Software Development
2 3484 (19.22%) DevOps
3 2456 (13.55%) Software Engineering
4 1812 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1642 (9.06%) Configuration Management
6 1640 (9.05%) Scrum
7 1636 (9.02%) ITIL
8 1472 (8.12%) Open Source
9 1267 (6.99%) TDD
10 1239 (6.83%) OO
11 981 (5.41%) E-Commerce
12 947 (5.22%) MVC
13 891 (4.91%) Mentoring
14 874 (4.82%) Web Development
15 835 (4.61%) SDLC
16 753 (4.15%) High Availability
17 732 (4.04%) Multithreading
18 697 (3.84%) Information Security
18 697 (3.84%) OOP
19 694 (3.83%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 5096 (28.11%) Python
2 5019 (27.68%) Java
3 4248 (23.43%) SQL
4 3091 (17.05%) JavaScript
5 2673 (14.74%) C++
6 2436 (13.44%) Bash Shell
7 2327 (12.84%) PHP
8 2063 (11.38%) Perl
9 1905 (10.51%) Ruby
10 1552 (8.56%) C
11 1197 (6.60%) C#
12 1114 (6.14%) Shell Script
13 1072 (5.91%) PowerShell
14 526 (2.90%) Scala
15 375 (2.07%) PL/SQL
16 353 (1.95%) Go
17 287 (1.58%) Groovy
18 181 (1.00%) Embedded C
19 172 (0.95%) VB
20 155 (0.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2526 (13.93%) Degree
2 940 (5.19%) Security Cleared
3 690 (3.81%) Cisco Certification
4 487 (2.69%) CCNA
5 448 (2.47%) SC Cleared
6 373 (2.06%) CISSP
7 364 (2.01%) DV Cleared
8 359 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
9 309 (1.70%) CCNP
10 247 (1.36%) MCSE
11 191 (1.05%) CISM
12 184 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
13 169 (0.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 161 (0.89%) GIAC
15 147 (0.81%) ISTQB
16 143 (0.79%) SANS
17 142 (0.78%) CEH
18 138 (0.76%) PhD
19 117 (0.65%) ISEB
20 112 (0.62%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 799 (4.41%) QA
2 386 (2.13%) SLA
3 292 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 289 (1.59%) PCI DSS
5 45 (0.25%) ISO 9001
6 40 (0.22%) Disclosure Scotland
7 39 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 37 (0.20%) Data Quality
9 33 (0.18%) GCP
10 31 (0.17%) SDET
11 22 (0.12%) MiFID
12 16 (0.088%) JTAG
13 15 (0.083%) HL7
14 14 (0.077%) GPG13
15 13 (0.072%) SSAE 16
16 12 (0.066%) COBIT
17 10 (0.055%) MISRA
18 9 (0.050%) FISMA
19 8 (0.044%) HMG Security Policy Framework
20 7 (0.039%) ISO27005
System Software
1 2000 (11.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1651 (9.11%) Active Directory
3 1474 (8.13%) Docker
4 733 (4.04%) Hyper-V
5 578 (3.19%) vSphere
6 328 (1.81%) Xen
7 270 (1.49%) NFS
8 266 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
9 257 (1.42%) KVM
10 236 (1.30%) Firmware
11 208 (1.15%) Oracle RAC
12 199 (1.10%) XenServer
13 192 (1.06%) XenApp
14 156 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
15 155 (0.85%) VMware ESX
16 120 (0.66%) vCloud
17 118 (0.65%) Varnish
18 113 (0.62%) Virtual Servers
19 106 (0.58%) HDFS
20 98 (0.54%) iptables
Systems Management
1 2894 (15.96%) Puppet
2 2145 (11.83%) Opscode Chef
3 1880 (10.37%) Ansible
4 728 (4.02%) Nagios
5 399 (2.20%) Kubernetes
6 358 (1.97%) Terraform
7 313 (1.73%) SCCM
8 302 (1.67%) Salt
9 204 (1.13%) SCOM
10 203 (1.12%) NetBackup
11 164 (0.90%) Tivoli
12 149 (0.82%) Nessus
13 146 (0.81%) Cobbler
13 146 (0.81%) ZABBIX
14 142 (0.78%) Mesos
15 140 (0.77%) Graphite
16 111 (0.61%) logstash
17 110 (0.61%) Oracle RMAN
18 104 (0.57%) Backup Exec
19 102 (0.56%) Kibana
Vendors
1 3047 (16.81%) VMware
2 2645 (14.59%) Oracle
3 2298 (12.68%) Red Hat
4 2229 (12.30%) Microsoft
5 1554 (8.57%) Cisco
6 610 (3.36%) HP
7 594 (3.28%) Citrix
8 492 (2.71%) IBM
9 480 (2.65%) Google
10 449 (2.48%) NetApp
11 408 (2.25%) Splunk
12 402 (2.22%) Juniper
13 352 (1.94%) EMC
14 330 (1.82%) CheckPoint
15 277 (1.53%) Sun
16 268 (1.48%) F5
17 259 (1.43%) Sybase
18 244 (1.35%) Atlassian
19 231 (1.27%) SAP
20 225 (1.24%) Zend
Leatherhead, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 45,000
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £90k - 110k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £95,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum 20% bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum 10% bonus and other benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Durlston Partners
Salary: From £75,000 to £150,000 per annum Huge bonus potential, uncapped
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The North Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Rullion
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
set2recruit
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum (Inlude Lifstyle benefits!)
Posted: 22 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Leidos
Posted: 23 hours ago
North London
Stratospherec
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package and yearly bon
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £34000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum 20% bonus + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £85000.00 - £100000 per annum + Bonus/Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago