Period
to 22 January 2021

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 22 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
England > East Midlands
6 months to
22 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 28 29 22
Rank change year-on-year +1 -7 +7
Permanent jobs citing Linux 141 255 391
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 6.94% 6.88% 9.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.02% 31.72% 40.10%
Number of salaries quoted 138 213 283
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.49%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £30,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £71,050 £70,000
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 427 804 975
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 21.02% 21.70% 22.86%
Number of salaries quoted 363 676 670
Median annual salary £40,000 £39,268 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.87% -1.83% +6.67%
10th Percentile £21,600 £23,375 £22,725
90th Percentile £56,250 £63,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +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 22 January 2021.

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 22 January 2021. 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 +3 59 £47,500 -9.52% 23
Leicestershire +36 40 £46,000 +11.52% 15
Northamptonshire -13 18 £37,500 -37.50% 7
Derbyshire +9 14 £50,000 +53.85% 11
Lincolnshire -12 3 £51,000 +36.00% 2
Linux
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2021, 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 46 (32.62%) Windows
2 43 (30.50%) Git (software)
3 40 (28.37%) Azure
4 34 (24.11%) C
5 32 (22.70%) Microsoft
6 31 (21.99%) C++
7 29 (20.57%) DevOps
8 28 (19.86%) Software Engineering
9 26 (18.44%) C#
9 26 (18.44%) AWS
10 25 (17.73%) PHP
11 24 (17.02%) Unix
11 24 (17.02%) Python
12 23 (16.31%) VMware
12 23 (16.31%) Opscode Chef
13 21 (14.89%) HTML
13 21 (14.89%) Java
13 21 (14.89%) Puppet
14 20 (14.18%) Ansible
14 20 (14.18%) Windows Server
14 20 (14.18%) Agile Software Development
15 19 (13.48%) CSS
15 19 (13.48%) Problem-Solving
15 19 (13.48%) Docker
15 19 (13.48%) Bash Shell
16 18 (12.77%) AIX
16 18 (12.77%) Degree
16 18 (12.77%) QA
17 17 (12.06%) Finance
17 17 (12.06%) SQL

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 13 (9.22%) Apache
2 11 (7.80%) WordPress
3 9 (6.38%) CMS
4 6 (4.26%) IIS
5 4 (2.84%) nginx
6 3 (2.13%) Jupyter
6 3 (2.13%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.42%) PrestaShop
8 1 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.71%) Confluence
8 1 (0.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.71%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.71%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (2.13%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.71%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.71%) Adobe XD
Business Applications
1 10 (7.09%) Magento
2 7 (4.96%) Dynamics NAV
2 7 (4.96%) OpenCart
3 6 (4.26%) Shopify
4 1 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.71%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.71%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 40 (28.37%) Azure
2 26 (18.44%) AWS
3 11 (7.80%) AWS CloudFormation
4 10 (7.09%) Office 365
4 10 (7.09%) PaaS
5 6 (4.26%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (4.26%) GitHub
6 4 (2.84%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (1.42%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.42%) Cloudflare
7 2 (1.42%) GCP
7 2 (1.42%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.71%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.71%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.71%) G Suite
8 1 (0.71%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.71%) npm
8 1 (0.71%) Power Platform
8 1 (0.71%) SaaS
8 1 (0.71%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 17 (12.06%) Firewall
2 8 (5.67%) TCP/IP
3 7 (4.96%) SAN
4 6 (4.26%) Ethernet
4 6 (4.26%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (4.26%) VSAN
4 6 (4.26%) WAN
5 5 (3.55%) DNS
5 5 (3.55%) Internet
5 5 (3.55%) LAN
5 5 (3.55%) VPN
6 4 (2.84%) VoIP
7 3 (2.13%) HTTPS
7 3 (2.13%) Multicast
7 3 (2.13%) Network Security
7 3 (2.13%) OpenVPN
7 3 (2.13%) SSH
8 2 (1.42%) DHCP
8 2 (1.42%) Reverse Proxy
8 2 (1.42%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (11.35%) MySQL
2 14 (9.93%) SQL Server
3 7 (4.96%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (4.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (4.96%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (2.84%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.13%) Redis
6 2 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.71%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.71%) BigQuery
7 1 (0.71%) Informix
7 1 (0.71%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.71%) Power BI
7 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 7
7 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 43 (30.50%) Git (software)
2 7 (4.96%) Octopus Deploy
2 7 (4.96%) TeamCity
2 7 (4.96%) Visual Studio
3 6 (4.26%) GitLab
3 6 (4.26%) Jenkins
3 6 (4.26%) Metasploit
4 5 (3.55%) Eclipse
4 5 (3.55%) JIRA
5 3 (2.13%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (2.13%) Travis CI
6 2 (1.42%) Bitbucket
6 2 (1.42%) Grunt
6 2 (1.42%) Subversion
6 2 (1.42%) webpack
7 1 (0.71%) Bower
7 1 (0.71%) C++Builder
7 1 (0.71%) gulp
7 1 (0.71%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (12.06%) Finance
2 10 (7.09%) Retail
3 5 (3.55%) Electronics
3 5 (3.55%) Law
3 5 (3.55%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.84%) Games
4 4 (2.84%) Marketing
5 2 (1.42%) Automotive
6 1 (0.71%) Advertising
6 1 (0.71%) French Language
6 1 (0.71%) German Language
6 1 (0.71%) Military
6 1 (0.71%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.71%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (17.02%) Developer
1 24 (17.02%) Software Engineer
2 22 (15.60%) Linux Engineer
3 21 (14.89%) DevOps Engineer
4 20 (14.18%) PHP Developer
5 19 (13.48%) Senior Software Engineer
6 18 (12.77%) C++ Software Engineer
6 18 (12.77%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
7 17 (12.06%) Senior Linux Engineer
8 15 (10.64%) Systems Engineer
9 14 (9.93%) C Software Engineer
9 14 (9.93%) C/C++ Software Engineer
9 14 (9.93%) Senior C Software Engineer
10 13 (9.22%) Junior
11 9 (6.38%) Embedded Engineer
12 8 (5.67%) Analyst
12 8 (5.67%) AWS Engineer
12 8 (5.67%) Senior DevOps
12 8 (5.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 7 (4.96%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (14.89%) HTML
2 19 (13.48%) CSS
3 14 (9.93%) LAMP
4 12 (8.51%) HTML5
5 9 (6.38%) CSS3
5 9 (6.38%) Laravel
6 8 (5.67%) .NET
6 8 (5.67%) Node.js
7 7 (4.96%) ASP.NET
8 5 (3.55%) Elastic Stack
9 4 (2.84%) Apache Flex
9 4 (2.84%) jQuery
9 4 (2.84%) Kafka
9 4 (2.84%) Vue.js
10 3 (2.13%) AngularJS
10 3 (2.13%) RESTful
10 3 (2.13%) Web Services
11 2 (1.42%) CodeIgniter
11 2 (1.42%) LEMP Stack
11 2 (1.42%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.96%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (3.55%) Data Centre
3 4 (2.84%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (2.13%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.42%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.42%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.42%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.42%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (1.42%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.42%) User Experience
6 1 (0.71%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.71%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (0.71%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (0.71%) FMCG
6 1 (0.71%) Replication
6 1 (0.71%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 46 (32.62%) Windows
2 24 (17.02%) Unix
3 20 (14.18%) Windows Server
4 18 (12.77%) AIX
5 9 (6.38%) CentOS
5 9 (6.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (5.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (4.96%) Embedded Linux
7 7 (4.96%) Windows Server 2016
8 6 (4.26%) Solaris
8 6 (4.26%) Ubuntu
9 4 (2.84%) Windows 10
10 3 (2.13%) Android
10 3 (2.13%) Windows Server 2019
11 2 (1.42%) Fedora
12 1 (0.71%) Debian
12 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (20.57%) DevOps
2 28 (19.86%) Software Engineering
3 20 (14.18%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (13.48%) Problem-Solving
5 15 (10.64%) Test Automation
6 14 (9.93%) OO
6 14 (9.93%) Regression Testing
7 13 (9.22%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (8.51%) Scrum
9 11 (7.80%) Migration
10 10 (7.09%) Configuration Management
10 10 (7.09%) Mentoring
11 9 (6.38%) Embedded Software Development
11 9 (6.38%) ITIL
11 9 (6.38%) Performance Tuning
12 8 (5.67%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (5.67%) MVC
12 8 (5.67%) SIEM
12 8 (5.67%) Web Development
13 7 (4.96%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 34 (24.11%) C
2 31 (21.99%) C++
3 26 (18.44%) C#
4 25 (17.73%) PHP
5 24 (17.02%) Python
6 21 (14.89%) Java
7 19 (13.48%) Bash Shell
8 17 (12.06%) SQL
9 15 (10.64%) JavaScript
9 15 (10.64%) PowerShell
10 5 (3.55%) Go
10 5 (3.55%) Ruby
11 4 (2.84%) Kotlin
11 4 (2.84%) PL/SQL
12 3 (2.13%) VBA
13 2 (1.42%) PHP 5
13 2 (1.42%) PHP 7
13 2 (1.42%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.71%) Embedded C
14 1 (0.71%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (12.77%) Degree
2 10 (7.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (6.38%) MCSE
4 8 (5.67%) MCSA
5 7 (4.96%) PhD
5 7 (4.96%) Security Cleared
6 4 (2.84%) OCP
6 4 (2.84%) Oracle Certification
7 3 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (2.13%) OCA
8 2 (1.42%) CCNA
9 1 (0.71%) CCNP
9 1 (0.71%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.71%) HND
9 1 (0.71%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.71%) MCDBA
9 1 (0.71%) MCITP
9 1 (0.71%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.71%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (12.77%) QA
2 5 (3.55%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.13%) PMO
3 3 (2.13%) SLA
4 2 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (13.48%) Docker
2 17 (12.06%) Active Directory
3 11 (7.80%) VMware ESXi
3 11 (7.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (4.96%) Hyper-V
5 4 (2.84%) Firmware
5 4 (2.84%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (2.84%) pfSense
5 4 (2.84%) VirtualBox
6 3 (2.13%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (1.42%) NFS
7 2 (1.42%) Postfix
7 2 (1.42%) vSphere
8 1 (0.71%) Gluster
8 1 (0.71%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 23 (16.31%) Opscode Chef
2 21 (14.89%) Puppet
3 20 (14.18%) Ansible
4 15 (10.64%) Kubernetes
5 8 (5.67%) Terraform
6 7 (4.96%) ZABBIX
7 6 (4.26%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 6 (4.26%) SCCM
7 6 (4.26%) SCOM
7 6 (4.26%) SCOrch
8 4 (2.84%) Data Guard
8 4 (2.84%) Graphite
8 4 (2.84%) Oracle RMAN
8 4 (2.84%) Prometheus
9 3 (2.13%) Nagios
9 3 (2.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 3 (2.13%) Oracle Statspack
10 2 (1.42%) HAProxy
10 2 (1.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 1 (0.71%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 32 (22.70%) Microsoft
2 23 (16.31%) VMware
3 12 (8.51%) Red Hat
4 9 (6.38%) Google
4 9 (6.38%) IBM
5 8 (5.67%) Oracle
6 7 (4.96%) Cisco
7 5 (3.55%) Atlassian
8 3 (2.13%) Sonatype
9 2 (1.42%) Imperva
9 2 (1.42%) Intel
10 1 (0.71%) Adobe
10 1 (0.71%) Avaya
10 1 (0.71%) Borland
10 1 (0.71%) Citrix
10 1 (0.71%) Dell
10 1 (0.71%) EMC
10 1 (0.71%) HP
10 1 (0.71%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.71%) Juniper