Period
to 18 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Linux over the 6 months to 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
England > East Midlands
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 30 20
Rank change year-on-year -4 -10 +12
Permanent jobs citing Linux 330 391 657
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 6.46% 7.01% 10.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 31.70% 34.33% 36.89%
Number of salaries quoted 280 339 576
East Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £26,975 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £53,750 £55,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Linux is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,041 1,139 1,781
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 20.37% 20.41% 27.24%
Number of salaries quoted 888 947 1,439
East Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.35% - +5.71%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £21,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £53,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in the East Midlands

Linux
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux in the East Midlands.

Salary trend for Linux in the East Midlands

Linux
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Linux in the East Midlands

Linux
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire -2 125 £47,500 +18.75% 27
Northamptonshire -15 87 £45,000 +20.00% 8
Leicestershire +4 45 £46,000 +31.43% 8
Derbyshire -26 31 £35,000 +7.69% 4
Lincolnshire +18 29 £31,500 +7.69% 2
Rutland -2 1 £45,000 +50.00%
Linux
England

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Linux.

1 178 (53.94%) Windows
2 124 (37.58%) Agile Software Development
3 107 (32.42%) Java
4 104 (31.52%) DevOps
5 97 (29.39%) Amazon AWS
6 79 (23.94%) SQL
7 77 (23.33%) JavaScript
8 72 (21.82%) Unix
9 71 (21.52%) Microsoft Azure
10 66 (20.00%) Python
11 65 (19.70%) Puppet
11 65 (19.70%) Software Engineering
11 65 (19.70%) Ruby
12 62 (18.79%) Opscode Chef
13 60 (18.18%) Microsoft
14 58 (17.58%) MySQL
15 57 (17.27%) C#
16 56 (16.97%) Finance
17 54 (16.36%) Red Hat
18 52 (15.76%) Shell Script
18 52 (15.76%) VMware
19 51 (15.45%) Bash Shell
20 50 (15.15%) PHP
20 50 (15.15%) Docker
21 49 (14.85%) Ansible
22 48 (14.55%) Problem-Solving
23 47 (14.24%) Jenkins
24 45 (13.64%) Oracle
25 44 (13.33%) Scrum
25 44 (13.33%) TDD

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 19 (5.76%) Apache
2 15 (4.55%) MS Exchange
3 10 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (2.12%) Skype for Business
6 6 (1.82%) WordPress
7 5 (1.52%) CloudStack
7 5 (1.52%) CMS
7 5 (1.52%) JBoss
7 5 (1.52%) Tomcat
8 4 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (1.21%) IIS
8 4 (1.21%) NetWeaver
8 4 (1.21%) SharePoint
8 4 (1.21%) WildFly
9 3 (0.91%) Apache Spark
9 3 (0.91%) Confluence
9 3 (0.91%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.30%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 16 (4.85%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.21%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.30%) Abaqus
3 1 (0.30%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.30%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (1.82%) Magento
2 5 (1.52%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (0.91%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.30%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 97 (29.39%) Amazon AWS
2 71 (21.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (7.58%) Office 365
4 15 (4.55%) Google Cloud Platform
5 9 (2.73%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (2.73%) GitHub
5 9 (2.73%) SaaS
6 8 (2.42%) G Suite
6 8 (2.42%) IBM Cloud
7 7 (2.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 6 (1.82%) CloudFront
9 4 (1.21%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (1.21%) AWS Lambda
9 4 (1.21%) Serverless
10 3 (0.91%) npm
11 2 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.61%) PaaS
12 1 (0.30%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.30%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.30%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (10.00%) DNS
2 29 (8.79%) Firewall
3 18 (5.45%) TCP/IP
4 17 (5.15%) DHCP
5 12 (3.64%) IPsec
6 9 (2.73%) WAN
7 8 (2.42%) LAN
8 7 (2.12%) Skype
9 6 (1.82%) BGP
9 6 (1.82%) OpenLDAP
9 6 (1.82%) VLAN
9 6 (1.82%) VPN
9 6 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (1.52%) Internet
10 5 (1.52%) SSH
10 5 (1.52%) SSL
11 4 (1.21%) Remote Desktop
11 4 (1.21%) VoIP
12 3 (0.91%) Network Security
12 3 (0.91%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (17.58%) MySQL
2 31 (9.39%) SQL Server
3 16 (4.85%) NoSQL
4 13 (3.94%) Oracle Database
4 13 (3.94%) SAP HANA
5 10 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (2.73%) Relational Database
7 7 (2.12%) Amazon RDS
7 7 (2.12%) Hadoop
7 7 (2.12%) MongoDB
7 7 (2.12%) RDBMS
8 6 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (1.21%) Big Data
9 4 (1.21%) Cognos Impromptu
9 4 (1.21%) Data Mining
9 4 (1.21%) SAP BW
9 4 (1.21%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (1.21%) SQL Server 2016
9 4 (1.21%) SQL Server 7
Development Applications
1 47 (14.24%) Jenkins
2 28 (8.48%) Git (software)
3 20 (6.06%) JUnit
4 18 (5.45%) Selenium
5 16 (4.85%) SonarQube
6 15 (4.55%) Bitbucket
7 14 (4.24%) Subversion
8 13 (3.94%) JIRA
9 12 (3.64%) IBM UrbanCode
9 12 (3.64%) Sonatype Nexus
10 8 (2.42%) Maven
11 7 (2.12%) PHPUnit
12 6 (1.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 6 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
13 4 (1.21%) Grunt
13 4 (1.21%) JMeter
13 4 (1.21%) TeamCity
14 3 (0.91%) GitLab
14 3 (0.91%) Vagrant
14 3 (0.91%) webpack
General
1 56 (16.97%) Finance
2 30 (9.09%) Retail
3 11 (3.33%) Manufacturing
3 11 (3.33%) Marketing
4 10 (3.03%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.73%) Banking
6 5 (1.52%) Automotive
6 5 (1.52%) Back Office
6 5 (1.52%) Billing
6 5 (1.52%) Retail Banking
7 4 (1.21%) Aerospace
7 4 (1.21%) Games
8 3 (0.91%) Law
9 2 (0.61%) Electronics
9 2 (0.61%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.30%) Legal
Job Titles
1 81 (24.55%) Developer
2 68 (20.61%) DevOps Engineer
3 40 (12.12%) Java Developer
4 39 (11.82%) Analyst
5 35 (10.61%) Administrator
6 28 (8.48%) Support Analyst
7 25 (7.58%) Linux Engineer
8 24 (7.27%) Systems Administrator
9 20 (6.06%) IT Support
9 20 (6.06%) Software Developer
10 19 (5.76%) Software Engineer
11 18 (5.45%) IT Analyst
11 18 (5.45%) IT Support Analyst
12 17 (5.15%) Systems Engineer
13 16 (4.85%) Applications Support
13 16 (4.85%) DBA
14 15 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 14 (4.24%) Applications Support Analyst
15 14 (4.24%) Consultant
16 13 (3.94%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (9.70%) .NET
1 32 (9.70%) HTML
1 32 (9.70%) Web Services
2 21 (6.36%) Spring
3 17 (5.15%) CSS
4 16 (4.85%) jQuery
4 16 (4.85%) Middleware
5 15 (4.55%) Hibernate
6 14 (4.24%) RESTful
7 13 (3.94%) Java EE
7 13 (3.94%) YAML
8 12 (3.64%) LDAP
9 11 (3.33%) Node.js
10 8 (2.42%) AngularJS
10 8 (2.42%) HTML5
10 8 (2.42%) SOAP
10 8 (2.42%) XML
11 7 (2.12%) LAMP
11 7 (2.12%) REST
12 6 (1.82%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 26 (7.88%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (6.97%) Data Centre
3 20 (6.06%) Computer Science
4 19 (5.76%) Algorithms
5 15 (4.55%) Data Structures
6 13 (3.94%) Linux Command Line
7 10 (3.03%) Replication
8 9 (2.73%) AS400
9 8 (2.42%) Self-Motivation
10 7 (2.12%) LPAR
10 7 (2.12%) Management Information System
10 7 (2.12%) User Experience
11 6 (1.82%) NHS
12 5 (1.52%) Cyberthreat
12 5 (1.52%) Fintech
12 5 (1.52%) Public Cloud
13 4 (1.21%) Client/Server
13 4 (1.21%) Mobile App
13 4 (1.21%) PKI
13 4 (1.21%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 178 (53.94%) Windows
2 72 (21.82%) Unix
3 38 (11.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 32 (9.70%) Mac OS
5 28 (8.48%) Windows Server
6 24 (7.27%) CentOS
6 24 (7.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (6.36%) AIX
7 21 (6.36%) SUSE
8 16 (4.85%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (3.94%) Debian
10 10 (3.03%) Windows 10
11 9 (2.73%) Mac OS X
12 8 (2.42%) Ubuntu
13 7 (2.12%) Oracle Linux
14 4 (1.21%) Apple iOS
14 4 (1.21%) Embedded Linux
14 4 (1.21%) Solaris
15 2 (0.61%) Fedora
15 2 (0.61%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (37.58%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (31.52%) DevOps
3 65 (19.70%) Software Engineering
4 48 (14.55%) Problem-Solving
5 44 (13.33%) Scrum
5 44 (13.33%) TDD
6 42 (12.73%) ITIL
7 41 (12.42%) OO
8 38 (11.52%) Test Automation
9 35 (10.61%) Continuous Integration
10 30 (9.09%) BDD
10 30 (9.09%) Configuration Management
10 30 (9.09%) OOP
11 27 (8.18%) SDLC
12 25 (7.58%) Open Source
13 22 (6.67%) Site Reliability Engineering
13 22 (6.67%) Unit Testing
14 19 (5.76%) User Stories
15 14 (4.24%) Pair Programming
15 14 (4.24%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 107 (32.42%) Java
2 79 (23.94%) SQL
3 77 (23.33%) JavaScript
4 66 (20.00%) Python
5 65 (19.70%) Ruby
6 57 (17.27%) C#
7 52 (15.76%) Shell Script
8 51 (15.45%) Bash Shell
9 50 (15.15%) PHP
10 34 (10.30%) Perl
11 26 (7.88%) C++
12 25 (7.58%) PowerShell
13 11 (3.33%) Korn
14 9 (2.73%) Go
15 7 (2.12%) T-SQL
16 6 (1.82%) C
17 5 (1.52%) TypeScript
18 4 (1.21%) Java 8
18 4 (1.21%) Smalltalk
19 3 (0.91%) Scala
Qualifications
1 26 (7.88%) Degree
2 13 (3.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (3.33%) MCSA
3 11 (3.33%) MCSE
4 8 (2.42%) CCNA
4 8 (2.42%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (1.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (0.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (0.91%) MCDBA
6 3 (0.91%) MCP
7 2 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.61%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.61%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.61%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.30%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.30%) LPIC
8 1 (0.30%) RHCE
8 1 (0.30%) RHCT
8 1 (0.30%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.15%) SLA
2 7 (2.12%) GCP
3 6 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.82%) QA
4 5 (1.52%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.52%) PMO
5 2 (0.61%) GDPR
5 2 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.30%) Data Quality
System Software
1 50 (15.15%) Docker
2 34 (10.30%) Active Directory
3 31 (9.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (3.94%) Hyper-V
4 13 (3.94%) vSphere
5 8 (2.42%) VMware Server
6 6 (1.82%) Cronacle
7 5 (1.52%) Snort
8 4 (1.21%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (0.61%) KVM
9 2 (0.61%) Xen
10 1 (0.30%) Firmware
10 1 (0.30%) iptables
10 1 (0.30%) LXC
10 1 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 65 (19.70%) Puppet
2 62 (18.79%) Opscode Chef
3 49 (14.85%) Ansible
4 22 (6.67%) Kubernetes
5 21 (6.36%) Terraform
6 12 (3.64%) ZABBIX
7 11 (3.33%) Nagios
7 11 (3.33%) Red Hat Satellite
8 6 (1.82%) Cobbler
9 5 (1.52%) FortiGate
9 5 (1.52%) Snorby
9 5 (1.52%) Suricata
10 4 (1.21%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 4 (1.21%) WSUS
11 3 (0.91%) Docker Swarm
11 3 (0.91%) Hadoop YARN
11 3 (0.91%) Icinga
11 3 (0.91%) Rancher
11 3 (0.91%) SCCM
12 2 (0.61%) Ambari
Vendors
1 60 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 54 (16.36%) Red Hat
3 52 (15.76%) VMware
4 45 (13.64%) Oracle
5 27 (8.18%) Cisco
5 27 (8.18%) IBM
6 18 (5.45%) Google
6 18 (5.45%) SAP
7 12 (3.64%) HP
7 12 (3.64%) Veeam
8 5 (1.52%) Dell
8 5 (1.52%) Juniper
8 5 (1.52%) ProCurve
8 5 (1.52%) SaltStack
9 4 (1.21%) Avaya
9 4 (1.21%) EMC
9 4 (1.21%) Kaspersky
9 4 (1.21%) Misys
9 4 (1.21%) Symantec
10 3 (0.91%) Hitachi