Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
England > East Midlands
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 25 21
Rank change year-on-year -6 -4 +3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 391 495 661
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 7.57% 8.15% 9.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.82% 36.26% 38.88%
Number of salaries quoted 340 368 573
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £26,700 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £52,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +7.78%

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 1,123 1,365 1,700
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 21.73% 22.49% 24.37%
Number of salaries quoted 950 1,035 1,317
East Midlands median annual salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £21,000 £21,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £56,250 £53,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 +5 210 £45,000 +5.88% 41
Northamptonshire +6 97 £29,000 -20.55% 26
Leicestershire -26 36 £35,000 -12.50% 7
Derbyshire -37 19 £21,500 -47.88% 11
Lincolnshire -23 15 £28,500 -12.31% 8
Rutland - 2 £40,000 - 3
Linux
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Linux.

1 155 (39.64%) Agile Software Development
2 152 (38.87%) Windows
2 152 (38.87%) Python
3 134 (34.27%) DevOps
4 125 (31.97%) Java
5 116 (29.67%) Amazon AWS
6 98 (25.06%) Software Engineering
7 94 (24.04%) MySQL
8 93 (23.79%) C#
9 92 (23.53%) JavaScript
10 87 (22.25%) Unix
11 83 (21.23%) SQL
11 83 (21.23%) Microsoft Azure
12 80 (20.46%) PHP
13 77 (19.69%) Ruby
13 77 (19.69%) Ansible
14 73 (18.67%) Puppet
15 71 (18.16%) Opscode Chef
16 66 (16.88%) Scrum
17 65 (16.62%) Oracle
18 64 (16.37%) Git (software)
19 63 (16.11%) Bash Shell
19 63 (16.11%) Jenkins
20 62 (15.86%) OO
21 61 (15.60%) C++
22 60 (15.35%) Finance
23 56 (14.32%) Microsoft
24 53 (13.55%) Configuration Management
25 51 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
25 51 (13.04%) 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 35 (8.95%) Apache
2 18 (4.60%) nginx
3 15 (3.84%) Elasticsearch
4 13 (3.32%) Apache Spark
4 13 (3.32%) MS Exchange
5 12 (3.07%) JBoss
5 12 (3.07%) WebLogic
6 11 (2.81%) IIS
7 8 (2.05%) Tomcat
8 7 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (1.53%) Confluence
9 6 (1.53%) Drupal
9 6 (1.53%) WebSphere
10 5 (1.28%) OpenStack
11 4 (1.02%) CloudStack
11 4 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (1.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (1.02%) Oracle UPK
12 2 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.51%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 11 (2.81%) EPLAN
2 4 (1.02%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.51%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 6 (1.53%) Oracle Applications
1 6 (1.53%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (1.53%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.51%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 2 (0.51%) SAP R/3
3 1 (0.26%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.26%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 116 (29.67%) Amazon AWS
2 83 (21.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (8.18%) GitHub
4 13 (3.32%) Amazon EC2
5 11 (2.81%) SaaS
6 10 (2.56%) Amazon S3
6 10 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (2.56%) Office 365
7 9 (2.30%) AWS CloudFormation
7 9 (2.30%) IaaS
8 8 (2.05%) Google Cloud Platform
9 6 (1.53%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 6 (1.53%) AWS Lambda
9 6 (1.53%) Serverless
10 5 (1.28%) Asana
11 3 (0.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 2 (0.51%) Amazon ELB
13 1 (0.26%) CloudFront
13 1 (0.26%) OpenShift
13 1 (0.26%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 29 (7.42%) Firewall
2 15 (3.84%) DNS
3 13 (3.32%) TCP/IP
4 11 (2.81%) Profibus
4 11 (2.81%) RFID
5 9 (2.30%) LAN
5 9 (2.30%) WAN
6 7 (1.79%) SSL
6 7 (1.79%) VPN
7 6 (1.53%) SAN
8 5 (1.28%) Network Security
9 4 (1.02%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (1.02%) DHCP
9 4 (1.02%) NAS
9 4 (1.02%) VSAN
10 3 (0.77%) ATM
10 3 (0.77%) Internet
10 3 (0.77%) SSH
10 3 (0.77%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (0.51%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (24.04%) MySQL
2 50 (12.79%) SQL Server
3 34 (8.70%) Oracle Database
4 23 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
5 22 (5.63%) MongoDB
5 22 (5.63%) NoSQL
6 19 (4.86%) Big Data
7 13 (3.32%) Apache Cassandra
8 11 (2.81%) Hadoop
8 11 (2.81%) Oracle Database 11g
8 11 (2.81%) Relational Database
9 9 (2.30%) HBase
9 9 (2.30%) Oracle Database 12c
9 9 (2.30%) RDBMS
10 8 (2.05%) SQL Server 2014
11 7 (1.79%) SQL Server 2016
11 7 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (1.28%) SQL Server 7
Development Applications
1 64 (16.37%) Git (software)
2 63 (16.11%) Jenkins
3 32 (8.18%) Subversion
4 17 (4.35%) JIRA
5 16 (4.09%) TeamCity
6 15 (3.84%) Visual Studio
7 12 (3.07%) Selenium
8 11 (2.81%) JMeter
9 9 (2.30%) Appium
9 9 (2.30%) Calabash
9 9 (2.30%) WebDriver
10 8 (2.05%) Octopus Deploy
10 8 (2.05%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (1.28%) PHPUnit
11 5 (1.28%) Redmine
12 4 (1.02%) Cucumber
12 4 (1.02%) SonarQube
13 3 (0.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 3 (0.77%) Gradle
13 3 (0.77%) NuGet
General
1 60 (15.35%) Finance
2 29 (7.42%) Retail
3 27 (6.91%) Games
4 17 (4.35%) Electronics
5 13 (3.32%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.53%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.02%) Banking
8 3 (0.77%) Aerospace
8 3 (0.77%) Automotive
8 3 (0.77%) French Language
8 3 (0.77%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.77%) Law
8 3 (0.77%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.51%) Billing
9 2 (0.51%) Marketing
10 1 (0.26%) Back Office
10 1 (0.26%) Music Industry
10 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 100 (25.58%) Developer
2 67 (17.14%) DevOps Engineer
3 62 (15.86%) Software Engineer
4 50 (12.79%) Administrator
5 41 (10.49%) DBA
6 35 (8.95%) C++ Software Engineer
7 34 (8.70%) Software Developer
8 31 (7.93%) Linux Engineer
9 27 (6.91%) C++ Developer
9 27 (6.91%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 26 (6.65%) PHP Developer
11 25 (6.39%) AWS DevOps
12 24 (6.14%) AWS Engineer
12 24 (6.14%) Systems Administrator
13 22 (5.63%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 22 (5.63%) Java Developer
14 18 (4.60%) Graduate
14 18 (4.60%) Senior Developer
15 16 (4.09%) Developer/Software Engineer
15 16 (4.09%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (10.23%) HTML
2 36 (9.21%) Web Services
3 35 (8.95%) LAMP
4 32 (8.18%) CSS
5 28 (7.16%) .NET
6 24 (6.14%) XML
7 19 (4.86%) HTML5
7 19 (4.86%) REST
8 18 (4.60%) jQuery
9 17 (4.35%) Middleware
10 15 (3.84%) Laravel
11 11 (2.81%) AngularJS
11 11 (2.81%) Elastic Stack
11 11 (2.81%) LEMP Stack
11 11 (2.81%) SOAP
12 10 (2.56%) Ajax
13 9 (2.30%) .NET Framework
13 9 (2.30%) Memcached
13 9 (2.30%) Polymer
13 9 (2.30%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 41 (10.49%) Computer Science
2 39 (9.97%) Algorithms
3 32 (8.18%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (4.35%) Data Structures
5 16 (4.09%) Driving Licence
6 14 (3.58%) Replication
7 11 (2.81%) CAN bus
7 11 (2.81%) Data Centre
7 11 (2.81%) SCADA
8 10 (2.56%) Client/Server
8 10 (2.56%) Mobile App
9 9 (2.30%) Clustering
9 9 (2.30%) NHS
9 9 (2.30%) Video\Live Streaming
10 6 (1.53%) Management Information System
11 5 (1.28%) Renewable Energy
11 5 (1.28%) Wiki
12 4 (1.02%) CLARiiON
13 3 (0.77%) Embedded Systems
13 3 (0.77%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 152 (38.87%) Windows
2 87 (22.25%) Unix
3 28 (7.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 25 (6.39%) Windows Server
5 17 (4.35%) CentOS
6 15 (3.84%) Embedded Linux
6 15 (3.84%) Solaris
7 11 (2.81%) AIX
8 9 (2.30%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (2.05%) Mac OS
9 8 (2.05%) Ubuntu
9 8 (2.05%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (1.53%) HPUX
11 4 (1.02%) Amazon Linux
11 4 (1.02%) Android
11 4 (1.02%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.77%) Data ONTAP
12 3 (0.77%) Oracle Linux
12 3 (0.77%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.51%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (39.64%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (34.27%) DevOps
3 98 (25.06%) Software Engineering
4 66 (16.88%) Scrum
5 62 (15.86%) OO
6 53 (13.55%) Configuration Management
7 51 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
7 51 (13.04%) TDD
8 40 (10.23%) Open Source
9 37 (9.46%) Test Automation
10 35 (8.95%) OOP
11 31 (7.93%) Unit Testing
12 27 (6.91%) BDD
12 27 (6.91%) Computer Vision
12 27 (6.91%) Multithreading
12 27 (6.91%) Performance Tuning
13 23 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
13 23 (5.88%) SDLC
14 22 (5.63%) Integration Testing
14 22 (5.63%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 152 (38.87%) Python
2 125 (31.97%) Java
3 93 (23.79%) C#
4 92 (23.53%) JavaScript
5 83 (21.23%) SQL
6 80 (20.46%) PHP
7 77 (19.69%) Ruby
8 63 (16.11%) Bash Shell
9 61 (15.60%) C++
10 50 (12.79%) Shell Script
11 48 (12.28%) Perl
12 30 (7.67%) C
13 28 (7.16%) PowerShell
14 14 (3.58%) Scala
15 9 (2.30%) PL/SQL
16 6 (1.53%) Go
17 4 (1.02%) Smalltalk
18 3 (0.77%) COBOL
19 2 (0.51%) R
19 2 (0.51%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 47 (12.02%) Degree
2 18 (4.60%) PhD
3 16 (4.09%) Computer Science Degree
4 11 (2.81%) MCSE
4 11 (2.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (2.30%) MCSA
6 8 (2.05%) SC Cleared
6 8 (2.05%) Security Cleared
7 5 (1.28%) MCDBA
8 2 (0.51%) CCNA
8 2 (0.51%) CCNP
8 2 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.51%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.51%) MCITP
8 2 (0.51%) RHCT
9 1 (0.26%) APMP
9 1 (0.26%) ISEB
9 1 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.88%) QA
2 9 (2.30%) SLA
3 5 (1.28%) PMO
4 4 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.02%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.77%) COBIT
6 2 (0.51%) GDPR
7 1 (0.26%) GCP
7 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.26%) JTAG
System Software
1 38 (9.72%) Docker
2 14 (3.58%) Active Directory
3 10 (2.56%) Oracle RAC
3 10 (2.56%) vSphere
4 9 (2.30%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (1.53%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (1.02%) Firmware
6 4 (1.02%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.02%) Xen
7 3 (0.77%) XenServer
8 2 (0.51%) NFS
8 2 (0.51%) XenApp
8 2 (0.51%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.26%) Kamailio
9 1 (0.26%) OpenAM
9 1 (0.26%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 77 (19.69%) Ansible
2 73 (18.67%) Puppet
3 71 (18.16%) Opscode Chef
4 23 (5.88%) Terraform
5 15 (3.84%) Kubernetes
5 15 (3.84%) Nagios
6 7 (1.79%) Hadoop YARN
6 7 (1.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 6 (1.53%) Docker Swarm
7 6 (1.53%) Oracle RMAN
8 5 (1.28%) Data Guard
8 5 (1.28%) Rancher
9 4 (1.02%) Cobbler
9 4 (1.02%) SCCM
10 3 (0.77%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 3 (0.77%) Tivoli
11 2 (0.51%) Failover Clustering
11 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Clustering
11 2 (0.51%) SCOrch
11 2 (0.51%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 65 (16.62%) Oracle
2 56 (14.32%) Microsoft
3 38 (9.72%) Red Hat
4 28 (7.16%) Google
5 26 (6.65%) VMware
6 13 (3.32%) Cisco
7 11 (2.81%) IBM
7 11 (2.81%) Siemens
8 9 (2.30%) NetApp
8 9 (2.30%) Zend
9 7 (1.79%) HP
10 6 (1.53%) Citrix
10 6 (1.53%) EMC
10 6 (1.53%) Palo Alto
11 5 (1.28%) Atlassian
12 4 (1.02%) CheckPoint
12 4 (1.02%) F5
12 4 (1.02%) SAP
13 3 (0.77%) Sencha
13 3 (0.77%) Teradata