Period
to 25 March 2019

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 25 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
England > East Midlands
6 months to
25 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 22 29 24
Rank change year-on-year +7 -5 -7
Permanent jobs citing Linux 384 424 473
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 9.31% 8.00% 7.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.46% 37.00% 37.81%
Number of salaries quoted 258 366 315
East Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +18.75% -
10th Percentile £31,025 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £69,375 £55,000
England median annual salary £53,350 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.60% +4.00% +3.09%

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 949 1,146 1,251
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 23.01% 21.61% 20.78%
Number of salaries quoted 635 969 966
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,200 £21,250
90th Percentile £64,000 £59,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% -

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 25 March 2019.

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 25 March 2019. 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
Leicestershire +38 142 £37,500 -18.48% 6
Nottinghamshire +1 135 £55,000 +15.79% 15
Northamptonshire -3 63 £50,000 +25.00% 8
Derbyshire +37 39 £45,000 -30.77% 4
Lincolnshire +5 2 £40,000 +6.67% 3
Rutland -11 1 £32,500 -18.75%
Linux
England

For the 6 months to 25 March 2019, 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.

1 187 (48.70%) Windows
2 185 (48.18%) Agile Software Development
3 180 (46.88%) Microsoft
4 169 (44.01%) Java
5 142 (36.98%) Degree
6 130 (33.85%) Software Engineering
6 130 (33.85%) C#
7 125 (32.55%) JavaScript
8 112 (29.17%) HTML
8 112 (29.17%) SQL
9 109 (28.39%) Amazon AWS
10 93 (24.22%) Microsoft Azure
11 92 (23.96%) Spring
12 88 (22.92%) Unit Testing
12 88 (22.92%) Android
12 88 (22.92%) Apple iOS
13 84 (21.88%) Visual Studio
14 83 (21.61%) Firmware
14 83 (21.61%) Maven
15 80 (20.83%) Jenkins
16 77 (20.05%) Robot Framework
17 76 (19.79%) HTML5
18 75 (19.53%) Continuous Integration
19 74 (19.27%) C
20 71 (18.49%) Git (software)
20 71 (18.49%) Docker
21 70 (18.23%) Time Management
21 70 (18.23%) Web Services
21 70 (18.23%) Unix
22 68 (17.71%) C++

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 43 (11.20%) Apache
2 12 (3.13%) JBoss
2 12 (3.13%) Tomcat
3 11 (2.86%) SharePoint
3 11 (2.86%) WebLogic
4 9 (2.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 9 (2.34%) Oracle UPK
5 8 (2.08%) Apache Spark
6 7 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (1.82%) IIS
6 7 (1.82%) nginx
7 5 (1.30%) Confluence
8 4 (1.04%) OpenStack
8 4 (1.04%) Skype for Business
9 3 (0.78%) CMS
9 3 (0.78%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.52%) IBM HTTP Server
10 2 (0.52%) Office Communications Server
10 2 (0.52%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (1.30%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.52%) CATIA
2 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.26%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 12 (3.13%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (2.86%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.52%) ENOVIA
3 2 (0.52%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.26%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 109 (28.39%) Amazon AWS
2 93 (24.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 51 (13.28%) GitHub
4 38 (9.90%) IaaS
5 27 (7.03%) Office 365
6 18 (4.69%) SaaS
7 16 (4.17%) PaaS
8 15 (3.91%) Google Cloud Platform
9 10 (2.60%) Amazon EC2
10 9 (2.34%) AWS CloudFormation
11 6 (1.56%) CloudFront
12 4 (1.04%) Serverless
12 4 (1.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 3 (0.78%) Amazon S3
13 3 (0.78%) npm
13 3 (0.78%) OpenShift
14 2 (0.52%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 2 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
15 1 (0.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 1 (0.26%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 54 (14.06%) TCP/IP
2 50 (13.02%) Modbus
2 50 (13.02%) RS-485
3 22 (5.73%) DNS
3 22 (5.73%) Firewall
4 12 (3.13%) VPN
5 11 (2.86%) WAN
6 8 (2.08%) VoIP
7 7 (1.82%) Fibre Channel
7 7 (1.82%) HTTP
7 7 (1.82%) LAN
7 7 (1.82%) Network Security
7 7 (1.82%) SAN
8 6 (1.56%) Intrusion Detection
8 6 (1.56%) iSCSI
8 6 (1.56%) Skype
9 5 (1.30%) Internet
9 5 (1.30%) IPv4
9 5 (1.30%) NAS
9 5 (1.30%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (12.24%) SQL Server
2 31 (8.07%) MySQL
3 26 (6.77%) Oracle Database
4 23 (5.99%) NoSQL
5 22 (5.73%) PostgreSQL
6 20 (5.21%) MongoDB
7 14 (3.65%) Oracle Database 11g
7 14 (3.65%) Oracle Database 12c
8 12 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
9 10 (2.60%) Relational Database
9 10 (2.60%) SQL Server 7
10 9 (2.34%) Hadoop
10 9 (2.34%) Oracle BI EE
10 9 (2.34%) SQL Server 2016
11 8 (2.08%) Big Data
11 8 (2.08%) SQL Server 2014
12 6 (1.56%) Apache Hive
12 6 (1.56%) HBase
12 6 (1.56%) Impala
13 5 (1.30%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 84 (21.88%) Visual Studio
2 83 (21.61%) Maven
3 80 (20.83%) Jenkins
4 77 (20.05%) Robot Framework
5 71 (18.49%) Git (software)
6 22 (5.73%) JIRA
7 17 (4.43%) Subversion
8 13 (3.39%) CppUnit
9 12 (3.13%) GitLab
10 10 (2.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 8 (2.08%) Gradle
11 8 (2.08%) gulp
11 8 (2.08%) webpack
12 5 (1.30%) Bitbucket
13 4 (1.04%) Jasmine
13 4 (1.04%) JUnit
13 4 (1.04%) Metasploit
13 4 (1.04%) Oracle APEX
14 3 (0.78%) Eclipse
14 3 (0.78%) TeamCity
General
1 59 (15.36%) Manufacturing
2 39 (10.16%) Finance
3 33 (8.59%) Marketing
4 29 (7.55%) Retail
5 23 (5.99%) Automotive
6 7 (1.82%) Back Office
7 6 (1.56%) Billing
8 4 (1.04%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.78%) Military
10 2 (0.52%) Electronics
10 2 (0.52%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.26%) Games
11 1 (0.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 115 (29.95%) Developer
2 75 (19.53%) Software Engineer
3 39 (10.16%) Java Developer
4 38 (9.90%) Embedded Engineer
5 34 (8.85%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 29 (7.55%) DBA
7 27 (7.03%) Lead Software Engineer
8 24 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
9 23 (5.99%) Administrator
9 23 (5.99%) PHP Developer
10 20 (5.21%) Lead Developer
10 20 (5.21%) Senior Software Engineer
11 19 (4.95%) Lead Java Developer
12 18 (4.69%) Linux Engineer
13 17 (4.43%) Analyst
13 17 (4.43%) Oracle DBA
14 16 (4.17%) Cloud Engineer
14 16 (4.17%) Senior Developer
15 15 (3.91%) Test Engineer
16 14 (3.65%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (29.17%) HTML
2 92 (23.96%) Spring
3 76 (19.79%) HTML5
4 70 (18.23%) Web Services
5 55 (14.32%) Node.js
6 54 (14.06%) CSS
7 37 (9.64%) RESTful
7 37 (9.64%) SAML
8 36 (9.38%) OAuth
9 34 (8.85%) COM
9 34 (8.85%) JSON
10 32 (8.33%) .NET
11 30 (7.81%) J2EE
11 30 (7.81%) LAMP
12 27 (7.03%) AngularJS
12 27 (7.03%) Laravel
12 27 (7.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 26 (6.77%) Symfony
14 16 (4.17%) REST
15 15 (3.91%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 57 (14.84%) Public Cloud
2 56 (14.58%) Data Centre
3 55 (14.32%) Self-Motivation
4 50 (13.02%) CAN bus
4 50 (13.02%) Embedded Systems
5 37 (9.64%) Virtual Team
6 36 (9.38%) Device Driver
7 18 (4.69%) User Experience
8 16 (4.17%) NHS
9 15 (3.91%) Replication
10 13 (3.39%) Private Cloud
11 12 (3.13%) Linux Command Line
12 10 (2.60%) Enterprise Cloud
13 7 (1.82%) Management Information System
14 6 (1.56%) VxBlock/Vblock
15 4 (1.04%) Analytical Skills
15 4 (1.04%) Clustering
15 4 (1.04%) Hybrid Cloud
15 4 (1.04%) Mobile App
15 4 (1.04%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 187 (48.70%) Windows
2 88 (22.92%) Android
2 88 (22.92%) Apple iOS
3 70 (18.23%) Unix
4 56 (14.58%) FreeRTOS
5 42 (10.94%) Windows Server
6 17 (4.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (3.91%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (3.91%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (3.39%) AIX
8 13 (3.39%) CentOS
9 11 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (2.34%) Mac OS
11 7 (1.82%) Solaris
12 6 (1.56%) Embedded Linux
12 6 (1.56%) VMS
12 6 (1.56%) Windows 2000
12 6 (1.56%) Windows NT
13 5 (1.30%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.52%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (48.18%) Agile Software Development
2 130 (33.85%) Software Engineering
3 88 (22.92%) Unit Testing
4 75 (19.53%) Continuous Integration
5 70 (18.23%) Time Management
6 67 (17.45%) DevOps
7 61 (15.89%) Cybersecurity
8 56 (14.58%) Computer Science
8 56 (14.58%) Scrum
9 51 (13.28%) OO
10 48 (12.50%) TDD
11 43 (11.20%) Microservices
11 43 (11.20%) Test Automation
12 39 (10.16%) Identity Access Management
12 39 (10.16%) ITIL
13 35 (9.11%) MVC
14 33 (8.59%) Technical Leadership
15 32 (8.33%) Configuration Management
16 27 (7.03%) Problem-Solving
17 26 (6.77%) UML
Programming Languages
1 169 (44.01%) Java
2 130 (33.85%) C#
3 125 (32.55%) JavaScript
4 112 (29.17%) SQL
5 74 (19.27%) C
6 68 (17.71%) C++
7 56 (14.58%) Python
8 39 (10.16%) PHP
9 38 (9.90%) PowerShell
10 25 (6.51%) Bash Shell
11 23 (5.99%) Ruby
12 18 (4.69%) Embedded C
13 13 (3.39%) VBScript
14 11 (2.86%) PL/SQL
15 10 (2.60%) Scala
16 8 (2.08%) VB
17 7 (1.82%) Go
18 6 (1.56%) Perl
19 5 (1.30%) ES6
20 4 (1.04%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 142 (36.98%) Degree
2 37 (9.64%) Master's Degree
3 20 (5.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (4.69%) MCSE
5 15 (3.91%) MCSA
5 15 (3.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 13 (3.39%) Security Cleared
7 11 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
8 9 (2.34%) CISM
8 9 (2.34%) CISSP
8 9 (2.34%) CompTIA Security+
9 8 (2.08%) MCDBA
9 8 (2.08%) SC Cleared
10 3 (0.78%) MCP
11 2 (0.52%) AWS Certification
11 2 (0.52%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.52%) DBS Check
11 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Certified Architect
11 2 (0.52%) VCP6
12 1 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.08%) SLA
2 6 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.30%) HL7
4 4 (1.04%) QA
5 1 (0.26%) COBIT
5 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.26%) MISRA
5 1 (0.26%) PMO
System Software
1 83 (21.61%) Firmware
2 71 (18.49%) Docker
3 57 (14.84%) Active Directory
4 31 (8.07%) VMware Infrastructure
5 30 (7.81%) Hyper-V
6 14 (3.65%) Oracle RAC
7 11 (2.86%) vSphere
8 9 (2.34%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (2.08%) XenServer
10 6 (1.56%) NFS
10 6 (1.56%) vCloud
10 6 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
10 6 (1.56%) XenApp
11 4 (1.04%) DFS Replication
11 4 (1.04%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.52%) Apache Flume
12 2 (0.52%) Oracle Clusterware
13 1 (0.26%) GPFS
13 1 (0.26%) KVM
13 1 (0.26%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 54 (14.06%) Kubernetes
2 37 (9.64%) Puppet
3 28 (7.29%) Ansible
3 28 (7.29%) Terraform
4 21 (5.47%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (2.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 7 (1.82%) Oozie
6 7 (1.82%) vCenter Server
7 6 (1.56%) Failover Clustering
7 6 (1.56%) NetBackup
7 6 (1.56%) vMotion
7 6 (1.56%) WMI
8 5 (1.30%) CASB
8 5 (1.30%) Oracle RMAN
8 5 (1.30%) ZABBIX
9 4 (1.04%) Data Guard
9 4 (1.04%) Microsoft Clustering
9 4 (1.04%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.52%) SCCM
10 2 (0.52%) SCOM
Vendors
1 180 (46.88%) Microsoft
2 46 (11.98%) Oracle
3 43 (11.20%) VMware
4 36 (9.38%) ForgeRock
5 19 (4.95%) Zend
6 18 (4.69%) Citrix
7 16 (4.17%) Cisco
8 15 (3.91%) Google
8 15 (3.91%) IBM
9 14 (3.65%) NetApp
10 11 (2.86%) Dell
10 11 (2.86%) HP
10 11 (2.86%) Red Hat
10 11 (2.86%) SAP
11 9 (2.34%) EMC
12 7 (1.82%) CheckPoint
12 7 (1.82%) SaltStack
12 7 (1.82%) Veeam
13 4 (1.04%) F5
13 4 (1.04%) Sencha