Period
to 26 October 2020

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 26 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
England > East Midlands
6 months to
26 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 33 28 34
Rank change year-on-year -5 +6 -1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 87 292 312
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 6.16% 7.54% 6.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.69% 33.33% 33.26%
Number of salaries quoted 74 246 240
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +21.43%
10th Percentile £31,305 £28,000 £27,450
90th Percentile £60,000 £70,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 293 876 938
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 20.75% 22.61% 19.81%
Number of salaries quoted 241 720 744
Median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £22,000 £23,238 £21,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £60,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +9.89% -4.21% +5.56%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Linux as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Linux in the East Midlands.

Salary trend for Linux in the East Midlands

Linux
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Linux in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 26 October 2020.

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 26 October 2020. 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 -6 44 £47,500 -12.84% 16
Northamptonshire +9 13 £42,500 -22.73% 6
Leicestershire +7 12 £57,500 +43.75% 11
Derbyshire +17 11 £42,500 +32.81% 2
Lincolnshire -7 5 £44,250 +18.00% 3
Linux
England

For the 6 months to 26 October 2020, 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 28 (32.18%) AWS
2 27 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (29.89%) Microsoft
4 25 (28.74%) Windows
5 24 (27.59%) DevOps
6 20 (22.99%) Python
7 18 (20.69%) MySQL
8 17 (19.54%) Unix
8 17 (19.54%) Git (software)
9 16 (18.39%) SQL
10 15 (17.24%) Cisco
10 15 (17.24%) Azure
11 14 (16.09%) Security Cleared
11 14 (16.09%) Docker
11 14 (16.09%) Self-Motivation
12 13 (14.94%) Bash Shell
12 13 (14.94%) Oracle
13 12 (13.79%) Scrum
13 12 (13.79%) Kubernetes
14 11 (12.64%) VMware
14 11 (12.64%) Red Hat
14 11 (12.64%) CCNA
14 11 (12.64%) Cisco Certification
15 10 (11.49%) C
15 10 (11.49%) PHP
15 10 (11.49%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 9 (10.34%) AWS CloudFormation
16 9 (10.34%) Opscode Chef
16 9 (10.34%) C++
16 9 (10.34%) ITIL

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 3 (3.45%) Apache
1 3 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (3.45%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.30%) Jupyter
3 1 (1.15%) IIS
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.15%) PrestaShop
3 1 (1.15%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.15%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Magento
1 2 (2.30%) Sentinel
2 1 (1.15%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.15%) NetSuite
2 1 (1.15%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.15%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 28 (32.18%) AWS
2 15 (17.24%) Azure
3 9 (10.34%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (4.60%) GitHub
5 3 (3.45%) Loggly
5 3 (3.45%) PaaS
6 2 (2.30%) Cloudflare
7 1 (1.15%) GCP
7 1 (1.15%) Office 365
7 1 (1.15%) OneDrive
7 1 (1.15%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.34%) TCP/IP
2 8 (9.20%) Firewall
2 8 (9.20%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (6.90%) Internet
4 5 (5.75%) DNS
5 4 (4.60%) HTTP
6 3 (3.45%) SAN
6 3 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (3.45%) Wireless
6 3 (3.45%) WLAN
7 2 (2.30%) InfiniBand
7 2 (2.30%) Network Security
7 2 (2.30%) WAN
8 1 (1.15%) DHCP
8 1 (1.15%) H.323
8 1 (1.15%) HTTPS
8 1 (1.15%) LAN
8 1 (1.15%) RTP
8 1 (1.15%) VLAN
8 1 (1.15%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (20.69%) MySQL
2 4 (4.60%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.45%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.30%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.15%) Informix
5 1 (1.15%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.15%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.15%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (19.54%) Git (software)
2 8 (9.20%) Metasploit
3 7 (8.05%) GitLab
4 4 (4.60%) JIRA
5 2 (2.30%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (2.30%) Subversion
5 2 (2.30%) Travis CI
5 2 (2.30%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.15%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.15%) C++Builder
6 1 (1.15%) Gatling
6 1 (1.15%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.15%) Katalon Studio
6 1 (1.15%) Locust
6 1 (1.15%) PHPUnit
6 1 (1.15%) Selenium
6 1 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.15%) Xdebug
General
1 9 (10.34%) Law
2 6 (6.90%) Back Office
2 6 (6.90%) Finance
3 2 (2.30%) Automotive
4 1 (1.15%) Advertising
4 1 (1.15%) Electronics
4 1 (1.15%) French Language
4 1 (1.15%) German Language
4 1 (1.15%) Marketing
4 1 (1.15%) Military
4 1 (1.15%) Retail
4 1 (1.15%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.15%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (18.39%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (10.34%) Analyst
2 9 (10.34%) DBA
2 9 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (9.20%) Linux Engineer
3 8 (9.20%) Security Analyst
4 7 (8.05%) Developer
4 7 (8.05%) Junior
4 7 (8.05%) Software Engineer
5 6 (6.90%) PHP Developer
5 6 (6.90%) Senior Software Engineer
6 5 (5.75%) AWS DevOps
6 5 (5.75%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 5 (5.75%) AWS Engineer
6 5 (5.75%) IT Engineer
6 5 (5.75%) Junior Analyst
6 5 (5.75%) Junior Security Analyst
6 5 (5.75%) MySQL DBA
6 5 (5.75%) Platform Engineer
6 5 (5.75%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.05%) HTML
2 5 (5.75%) Elastic Stack
3 4 (4.60%) Node.js
4 3 (3.45%) CSS
4 3 (3.45%) RESTful
5 2 (2.30%) LAMP
5 2 (2.30%) Laravel
6 1 (1.15%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.15%) Beautiful Soup
6 1 (1.15%) Ember.js
6 1 (1.15%) HTML5
6 1 (1.15%) jQuery
6 1 (1.15%) Middleware
6 1 (1.15%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (1.15%) REST
6 1 (1.15%) SOAP
6 1 (1.15%) Symfony
6 1 (1.15%) Vue.js
6 1 (1.15%) Web Services
6 1 (1.15%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.09%) Self-Motivation
2 6 (6.90%) Cybercrime
3 4 (4.60%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.30%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.30%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (2.30%) NHS
4 2 (2.30%) Wiki
5 1 (1.15%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.15%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.15%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.15%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.15%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (28.74%) Windows
2 17 (19.54%) Unix
3 8 (9.20%) Ubuntu
4 6 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (5.75%) AIX
5 5 (5.75%) Solaris
5 5 (5.75%) Windows Server
6 3 (3.45%) CentOS
7 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2016
7 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2019
8 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (27.59%) DevOps
3 12 (13.79%) Scrum
4 10 (11.49%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 9 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (10.34%) ITIL
6 8 (9.20%) Information Security
6 8 (9.20%) Malware Analysis
6 8 (9.20%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (9.20%) Problem-Solving
6 8 (9.20%) SIEM
6 8 (9.20%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 7 (8.05%) ITIL V3
7 7 (8.05%) Software Engineering
8 6 (6.90%) Strategic Roadmap
8 6 (6.90%) Test Automation
9 5 (5.75%) Computer Science
9 5 (5.75%) Deployment Automation
9 5 (5.75%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 20 (22.99%) Python
2 16 (18.39%) SQL
3 13 (14.94%) Bash Shell
4 10 (11.49%) C
4 10 (11.49%) PHP
5 9 (10.34%) C++
6 8 (9.20%) PowerShell
7 5 (5.75%) JavaScript
7 5 (5.75%) PL/SQL
8 4 (4.60%) Perl
9 3 (3.45%) Java
10 2 (2.30%) C#
10 2 (2.30%) PHP 7
10 2 (2.30%) Ruby
11 1 (1.15%) PHP 5
11 1 (1.15%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (16.09%) Security Cleared
2 11 (12.64%) CCNA
2 11 (12.64%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (9.20%) Degree
4 7 (8.05%) SC Cleared
5 6 (6.90%) DV Cleared
6 5 (5.75%) PhD
7 4 (4.60%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (3.45%) CCNP
8 3 (3.45%) LPIC
8 3 (3.45%) MCP
8 3 (3.45%) MCSE
8 3 (3.45%) OCA
8 3 (3.45%) OCP
8 3 (3.45%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (1.15%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (1.15%) Master's Degree
9 1 (1.15%) MCSA
9 1 (1.15%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (4.60%) ISO 9001
3 3 (3.45%) PMO
4 2 (2.30%) SLA
5 1 (1.15%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (1.15%) QA
System Software
1 14 (16.09%) Docker
2 7 (8.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.60%) Active Directory
4 3 (3.45%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (3.45%) VirtualBox
5 2 (2.30%) GPFS
5 2 (2.30%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.30%) Lustre
5 2 (2.30%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.15%) Gluster
6 1 (1.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (13.79%) Kubernetes
2 9 (10.34%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (8.05%) Puppet
4 5 (5.75%) Ansible
4 5 (5.75%) Terraform
5 4 (4.60%) Fluentd
5 4 (4.60%) ZABBIX
6 3 (3.45%) Data Guard
6 3 (3.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (3.45%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (2.30%) Grafana
7 2 (2.30%) Nagios
7 2 (2.30%) Oracle Statspack
8 1 (1.15%) Oracle Identity Management
8 1 (1.15%) Rancher
8 1 (1.15%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 26 (29.89%) Microsoft
2 15 (17.24%) Cisco
3 13 (14.94%) Oracle
4 11 (12.64%) Red Hat
4 11 (12.64%) VMware
5 4 (4.60%) Atlassian
5 4 (4.60%) IBM
6 3 (3.45%) Google
6 3 (3.45%) Percona
6 3 (3.45%) Splunk
7 2 (2.30%) Imperva
7 2 (2.30%) SaltStack
7 2 (2.30%) Sonatype
8 1 (1.15%) Citrix
8 1 (1.15%) Dell
8 1 (1.15%) EMC
8 1 (1.15%) HP
8 1 (1.15%) Intel
8 1 (1.15%) Mitel
8 1 (1.15%) RedPrairie