Period
to 24 August 2017

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 24 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
England > East Midlands
6 months to
24 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 21 30
Rank change year-on-year -10 +9 -5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 344 580 498
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 6.56% 9.03% 6.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 31.94% 34.08% 30.53%
Number of salaries quoted 322 530 466
East Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +2.56% +14.71%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £53,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 1077 1702 1631
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 20.53% 26.50% 22.21%
Number of salaries quoted 912 1381 1317
East Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71% -6.67%
10th Percentile £21,275 £21,500 £20,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £55,000 £51,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

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 24 August 2017.

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 24 August 2017. 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 -16 132 £40,000 - 7
Northamptonshire -2 117 £37,500 +1.35% 7
Derbyshire -19 31 £35,000 - 2
Leicestershire -27 30 £35,000 -24.32% 7
Lincolnshire -9 14 £28,500 -21.38% 4
Rutland -2 4 £30,000 -14.29%
Linux
England

For the 6 months to 24 August 2017, 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.

1 160 (46.51%) Windows
2 102 (29.65%) Agile Software Development
3 94 (27.33%) Java
4 87 (25.29%) Git (software)
5 84 (24.42%) Degree
6 81 (23.55%) SQL
7 78 (22.67%) MySQL
8 73 (21.22%) Computer Science
9 68 (19.77%) JavaScript
10 66 (19.19%) Software Engineering
11 65 (18.90%) HTML
12 62 (18.02%) Unix
13 59 (17.15%) OO
14 56 (16.28%) Python
14 56 (16.28%) Oracle
14 56 (16.28%) C++
14 56 (16.28%) Web Services
15 55 (15.99%) CSS
15 55 (15.99%) PHP
15 55 (15.99%) DevOps
16 54 (15.70%) Amazon AWS
17 47 (13.66%) Microsoft
17 47 (13.66%) Scrum
17 47 (13.66%) Windows Server
18 45 (13.08%) VMware
19 44 (12.79%) Mathematics
20 43 (12.50%) OOP
21 40 (11.63%) PhD
22 38 (11.05%) C#
23 37 (10.76%) Computer Vision

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 33 (9.59%) Apache
2 18 (5.23%) JBoss
3 17 (4.94%) IIS
4 14 (4.07%) Tomcat
5 12 (3.49%) WebSphere
6 11 (3.20%) MS Exchange
6 11 (3.20%) OpenStack
7 9 (2.62%) WordPress
8 7 (2.03%) Confluence
9 6 (1.74%) nginx
9 6 (1.74%) SharePoint
10 5 (1.45%) NetWeaver
11 4 (1.16%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.87%) CloudStack
12 3 (0.87%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.58%) Apache Spark
13 2 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2007
13 2 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
13 2 (0.58%) Oracle Application Server
14 1 (0.29%) Joomla!
Applications
1 10 (2.91%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.03%) Maple
3 5 (1.45%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.58%) EPLAN
5 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (1.45%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.87%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.58%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.29%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 54 (15.70%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (9.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (6.40%) GitHub
4 13 (3.78%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (3.20%) SaaS
6 7 (2.03%) Office 365
7 4 (1.16%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
8 3 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.87%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.87%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (0.58%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.29%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.29%) IaaS
10 1 (0.29%) PaaS
10 1 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 29 (8.43%) Firewall
2 23 (6.69%) TCP/IP
3 19 (5.52%) DNS
4 17 (4.94%) SAN
5 14 (4.07%) Wireless
6 9 (2.62%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (2.62%) NAS
6 9 (2.62%) SSH
6 9 (2.62%) VSAN
7 7 (2.03%) LAN
7 7 (2.03%) MPLS
7 7 (2.03%) NetScaler
7 7 (2.03%) WAN
8 5 (1.45%) SSL
9 4 (1.16%) Network Security
9 4 (1.16%) Radio Access Network
9 4 (1.16%) SS7
9 4 (1.16%) VLAN
10 3 (0.87%) VPN
10 3 (0.87%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (22.67%) MySQL
2 36 (10.47%) SQL Server
3 21 (6.10%) Oracle Database
4 15 (4.36%) MongoDB
4 15 (4.36%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (4.07%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (3.78%) Relational Database
7 12 (3.49%) DB2
7 12 (3.49%) NoSQL
8 10 (2.91%) RDBMS
9 8 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
9 8 (2.33%) Redis
10 7 (2.03%) Apache Cassandra
11 6 (1.74%) Oracle Database 12c
11 6 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (1.45%) Big Data
12 5 (1.45%) Power BI
12 5 (1.45%) SAP BW
12 5 (1.45%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 87 (25.29%) Git (software)
2 30 (8.72%) Subversion
3 19 (5.52%) JIRA
4 17 (4.94%) Jenkins
5 14 (4.07%) LabVIEW
6 12 (3.49%) SonarQube
7 8 (2.33%) JConsole
7 8 (2.33%) LoadRunner
7 8 (2.33%) NeoLoad
7 8 (2.33%) The Grinder
7 8 (2.33%) Visual Studio
7 8 (2.33%) VisualVM
8 5 (1.45%) JUnit
9 4 (1.16%) Appium
9 4 (1.16%) Calabash
9 4 (1.16%) JMeter
9 4 (1.16%) Mocha
9 4 (1.16%) PHPUnit
9 4 (1.16%) Selenium
9 4 (1.16%) WebDriver
General
1 25 (7.27%) Retail
2 22 (6.40%) Electronics
2 22 (6.40%) Finance
3 20 (5.81%) Games
4 19 (5.52%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (1.74%) Marketing
7 5 (1.45%) Banking
8 4 (1.16%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.87%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.58%) Automotive
10 2 (0.58%) French Language
11 1 (0.29%) Advertising
11 1 (0.29%) Back Office
11 1 (0.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 110 (31.98%) Developer
2 46 (13.37%) Analyst
3 40 (11.63%) Software Engineer
4 34 (9.88%) Support Analyst
5 31 (9.01%) PHP Developer
6 29 (8.43%) Linux Engineer
7 28 (8.14%) Software Developer
8 25 (7.27%) C++ Software Engineer
9 24 (6.98%) DevOps Engineer
9 24 (6.98%) Linux Support
9 24 (6.98%) Server Support
10 23 (6.69%) Java Developer
10 23 (6.69%) Server Analyst
10 23 (6.69%) Server Support Analyst
11 21 (6.10%) JavaScript Developer
12 18 (5.23%) Graduate
12 18 (5.23%) Windows Support Analyst
13 17 (4.94%) Support Engineer
14 16 (4.65%) Administrator
14 16 (4.65%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (18.90%) HTML
2 56 (16.28%) Web Services
3 55 (15.99%) CSS
4 33 (9.59%) LAMP
5 32 (9.30%) HTML5
6 30 (8.72%) SOAP
7 26 (7.56%) XML
8 24 (6.98%) AngularJS
9 23 (6.69%) jQuery
10 19 (5.52%) CSS3
10 19 (5.52%) Spring
11 17 (4.94%) Hibernate
12 16 (4.65%) Ruby on Rails
13 15 (4.36%) JSON
13 15 (4.36%) REST
14 14 (4.07%) .NET
14 14 (4.07%) RESTful
15 13 (3.78%) Java EE
15 13 (3.78%) Symfony
16 12 (3.49%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 73 (21.22%) Computer Science
2 33 (9.59%) Data Centre
3 26 (7.56%) Algorithms
4 22 (6.40%) Linux Command Line
5 10 (2.91%) Clustering
6 9 (2.62%) CLARiiON
6 9 (2.62%) Device Driver
6 9 (2.62%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 8 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (2.33%) Mainframe
8 7 (2.03%) Driving Licence
8 7 (2.03%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.45%) iPhone
9 5 (1.45%) Wiki
10 4 (1.16%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.16%) Replication
10 4 (1.16%) Social Media
10 4 (1.16%) Virtual Team
11 3 (0.87%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 160 (46.51%) Windows
2 62 (18.02%) Unix
3 47 (13.66%) Windows Server
4 17 (4.94%) Embedded Linux
5 14 (4.07%) Mac OS
5 14 (4.07%) Mac OS X
5 14 (4.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (3.49%) Android
7 9 (2.62%) CentOS
7 9 (2.62%) Solaris
7 9 (2.62%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (2.33%) AIX
8 8 (2.33%) Apple iOS
8 8 (2.33%) Data ONTAP
9 7 (2.03%) Ubuntu
9 7 (2.03%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (1.74%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.58%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (29.65%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (19.19%) Software Engineering
3 59 (17.15%) OO
4 55 (15.99%) DevOps
5 47 (13.66%) Scrum
6 44 (12.79%) Mathematics
7 43 (12.50%) OOP
8 37 (10.76%) Computer Vision
9 30 (8.72%) Physics
10 26 (7.56%) MVC
11 23 (6.69%) Continuous Integration
12 22 (6.40%) SDLC
12 22 (6.40%) TDD
13 21 (6.10%) Performance Tuning
13 21 (6.10%) Test Automation
14 19 (5.52%) Customer Requirements
14 19 (5.52%) Image Processing
14 19 (5.52%) Web Development
15 18 (5.23%) Mentoring
16 17 (4.94%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 94 (27.33%) Java
2 81 (23.55%) SQL
3 68 (19.77%) JavaScript
4 56 (16.28%) C++
4 56 (16.28%) Python
5 55 (15.99%) PHP
6 38 (11.05%) C#
7 32 (9.30%) Ruby
8 29 (8.43%) C
9 23 (6.69%) Bash Shell
10 18 (5.23%) PL/SQL
11 17 (4.94%) MATLAB
12 14 (4.07%) Perl
13 13 (3.78%) R
14 10 (2.91%) COBOL
14 10 (2.91%) PowerShell
15 5 (1.45%) ABAP
15 5 (1.45%) Shell Script
16 3 (0.87%) Embedded C
16 3 (0.87%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 84 (24.42%) Degree
2 40 (11.63%) PhD
3 29 (8.43%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (1.16%) MCSE
4 4 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.16%) OCA
4 4 (1.16%) OCP
4 4 (1.16%) Oracle Certification
4 4 (1.16%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.58%) CCNA
5 2 (0.58%) CEH
5 2 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.58%) CISSP
5 2 (0.58%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.58%) HNC
5 2 (0.58%) MCSA
5 2 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.58%) RHCE
5 2 (0.58%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.58%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.78%) QA
2 10 (2.91%) SLA
3 8 (2.33%) PMO
4 5 (1.45%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.58%) IEC 61131
5 2 (0.58%) JTAG
5 2 (0.58%) MISRA
5 2 (0.58%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.29%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.29%) GCP
6 1 (0.29%) GDPR
6 1 (0.29%) HL7
6 1 (0.29%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 28 (8.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (6.69%) Active Directory
3 16 (4.65%) Hyper-V
4 15 (4.36%) Docker
4 15 (4.36%) Firmware
4 15 (4.36%) Virtual Machines
5 12 (3.49%) vSphere
6 10 (2.91%) Xen
7 7 (2.03%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (2.03%) Oracle RAC
7 7 (2.03%) vCloud
7 7 (2.03%) XenApp
7 7 (2.03%) XenDesktop
8 4 (1.16%) VMware Workstation
9 3 (0.87%) VMware Server
9 3 (0.87%) XenServer
10 2 (0.58%) Snort
10 2 (0.58%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.58%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.29%) iptables
Systems Management
1 18 (5.23%) Ansible
2 17 (4.94%) Puppet
3 13 (3.78%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (2.62%) Terraform
5 7 (2.03%) Data Guard
5 7 (2.03%) Oracle RMAN
5 7 (2.03%) ThinApp
6 3 (0.87%) Cobbler
6 3 (0.87%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.58%) FortiGate
7 2 (0.58%) Hadoop YARN
7 2 (0.58%) Jamf Pro
7 2 (0.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (0.58%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.29%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.29%) Nagios
8 1 (0.29%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.29%) Salt
8 1 (0.29%) SCCM
8 1 (0.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 56 (16.28%) Oracle
2 47 (13.66%) Microsoft
3 45 (13.08%) VMware
4 29 (8.43%) Cisco
4 29 (8.43%) NetApp
5 20 (5.81%) Citrix
6 19 (5.52%) Red Hat
7 16 (4.65%) CheckPoint
7 16 (4.65%) EMC
7 16 (4.65%) F5
8 13 (3.78%) IBM
9 12 (3.49%) Cognizant
10 11 (3.20%) Zend
11 9 (2.62%) HP
11 9 (2.62%) Juniper
11 9 (2.62%) Palo Alto
11 9 (2.62%) SAP
11 9 (2.62%) Symantec
12 8 (2.33%) Dynatrace
12 8 (2.33%) Xilinx