Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
England > East Midlands
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 31 22
Rank change year-on-year +5 -9 +3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 352 373 547
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 8.00% 7.08% 8.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.82% 32.72% 37.14%
Number of salaries quoted 239 329 443
East Midlands median annual salary £43,800 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.50% - -
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,950 £61,250 £57,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +1.01%

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 956 1,140 1,473
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 21.73% 21.64% 23.06%
Number of salaries quoted 690 958 1,140
East Midlands median annual salary £38,250 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.29% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £21,975 £21,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £56,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 12 December 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 12 December 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 -3 113 £54,000 +20.00% 43
Leicestershire +28 108 £39,500 +8.11% 27
Northamptonshire -20 67 £40,000 +35.59% 13
Derbyshire +38 58 £45,000 +56.52% 9
Lincolnshire +10 3 £35,000 +20.69% 2
Rutland -13 1 £32,500 -18.75%
Linux
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, 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.

1 172 (48.86%) Agile Software Development
2 158 (44.89%) Windows
3 152 (43.18%) Java
4 132 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 111 (31.53%) SQL
6 110 (31.25%) Software Engineering
7 106 (30.11%) Degree
8 95 (26.99%) HTML
9 94 (26.70%) JavaScript
10 93 (26.42%) C#
11 86 (24.43%) Jenkins
12 81 (23.01%) Spring
13 80 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
14 78 (22.16%) Unix
15 70 (19.89%) Docker
16 69 (19.60%) Web Services
17 68 (19.32%) Unit Testing
18 65 (18.47%) Git (software)
19 64 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
19 64 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
20 61 (17.33%) Scrum
21 59 (16.76%) DevOps
22 58 (16.48%) Python
23 57 (16.19%) Maven
23 57 (16.19%) Android
24 55 (15.63%) Apple iOS
24 55 (15.63%) Visual Studio
25 53 (15.06%) Firmware
25 53 (15.06%) HTML5
26 52 (14.77%) Time Management

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 40 (11.36%) Apache
2 16 (4.55%) Confluence
3 15 (4.26%) JBoss
3 15 (4.26%) Tomcat
4 14 (3.98%) WebLogic
5 13 (3.69%) Elasticsearch
6 10 (2.84%) Apache Spark
6 10 (2.84%) IIS
6 10 (2.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 10 (2.84%) Oracle UPK
7 9 (2.56%) MS Exchange
8 8 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (1.70%) CMS
9 6 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (1.70%) Skype for Business
10 5 (1.42%) SharePoint
11 3 (0.85%) nginx
11 3 (0.85%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.57%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.28%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 13 (3.69%) Oracle Applications
2 12 (3.41%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.57%) Magento
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle iSupplier
4 1 (0.28%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 80 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
2 64 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (9.09%) GitHub
4 27 (7.67%) Office 365
5 19 (5.40%) IaaS
6 17 (4.83%) Amazon EC2
7 13 (3.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 12 (3.41%) CloudFront
9 9 (2.56%) Google Cloud Platform
10 6 (1.70%) PaaS
11 5 (1.42%) AWS CloudFormation
11 5 (1.42%) G Suite
12 4 (1.14%) SaaS
13 3 (0.85%) Amazon S3
13 3 (0.85%) npm
13 3 (0.85%) Route 53
13 3 (0.85%) Serverless
14 2 (0.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 2 (0.57%) OpenShift
15 1 (0.28%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 43 (12.22%) TCP/IP
2 32 (9.09%) Modbus
2 32 (9.09%) RS-485
3 21 (5.97%) DNS
4 19 (5.40%) Firewall
5 15 (4.26%) WAN
6 13 (3.69%) LAN
7 12 (3.41%) Fibre Channel
7 12 (3.41%) Network Security
7 12 (3.41%) OpenLDAP
7 12 (3.41%) SAN
8 9 (2.56%) DHCP
8 9 (2.56%) MPLS
9 8 (2.27%) Internet
9 8 (2.27%) Skype
9 8 (2.27%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (1.99%) BGP
10 7 (1.99%) Cisco IOS
10 7 (1.99%) IPsec
10 7 (1.99%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (10.51%) MySQL
2 28 (7.95%) SQL Server
3 25 (7.10%) Oracle Database
4 19 (5.40%) MongoDB
5 16 (4.55%) NoSQL
5 16 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
6 15 (4.26%) Oracle Database 11g
6 15 (4.26%) Oracle Database 12c
7 14 (3.98%) Amazon RDS
7 14 (3.98%) Oracle Reports
8 13 (3.69%) Relational Database
9 12 (3.41%) Hadoop
10 10 (2.84%) Big Data
10 10 (2.84%) Oracle BI EE
11 8 (2.27%) Apache Hive
11 8 (2.27%) HBase
11 8 (2.27%) Impala
12 6 (1.70%) Cognos Impromptu
12 6 (1.70%) SQL Server 7
13 5 (1.42%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 86 (24.43%) Jenkins
2 65 (18.47%) Git (software)
3 57 (16.19%) Maven
4 55 (15.63%) Visual Studio
5 50 (14.20%) Robot Framework
6 34 (9.66%) JIRA
7 18 (5.11%) JUnit
8 16 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 13 (3.69%) Subversion
10 10 (2.84%) GitLab
10 10 (2.84%) Gradle
11 9 (2.56%) Bitbucket
11 9 (2.56%) CppUnit
12 8 (2.27%) EasyMock
12 8 (2.27%) gulp
12 8 (2.27%) webpack
13 6 (1.70%) SonarQube
14 5 (1.42%) Metasploit
15 3 (0.85%) Oracle APEX
15 3 (0.85%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 41 (11.65%) Manufacturing
2 36 (10.23%) Finance
3 30 (8.52%) Retail
4 24 (6.82%) Marketing
5 20 (5.68%) Automotive
6 10 (2.84%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.70%) Billing
8 3 (0.85%) Advertising
8 3 (0.85%) Aerospace
8 3 (0.85%) Games
9 2 (0.57%) Back Office
9 2 (0.57%) Electronics
10 1 (0.28%) Banking
10 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 118 (33.52%) Developer
2 52 (14.77%) Java Developer
3 51 (14.49%) Software Engineer
4 33 (9.38%) DevOps Engineer
5 25 (7.10%) DBA
6 24 (6.82%) Lead Developer
7 22 (6.25%) Administrator
8 21 (5.97%) Embedded Engineer
9 18 (5.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 18 (5.11%) Lead Software Engineer
9 18 (5.11%) Oracle DBA
10 17 (4.83%) Linux Engineer
11 16 (4.55%) Analyst
12 15 (4.26%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 15 (4.26%) AWS Engineer
12 15 (4.26%) Lead Java Developer
12 15 (4.26%) Senior Developer
13 14 (3.98%) PHP Developer
13 14 (3.98%) Senior Software Engineer
13 14 (3.98%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (26.99%) HTML
2 81 (23.01%) Spring
3 69 (19.60%) Web Services
4 53 (15.06%) HTML5
5 43 (12.22%) CSS
6 41 (11.65%) .NET
7 36 (10.23%) Node.js
8 30 (8.52%) J2EE
8 30 (8.52%) JSON
8 30 (8.52%) RESTful
9 25 (7.10%) OAuth
9 25 (7.10%) SAML
10 22 (6.25%) AngularJS
11 21 (5.97%) LAMP
12 20 (5.68%) COM
13 19 (5.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 19 (5.40%) XML
14 18 (5.11%) Laravel
14 18 (5.11%) Symfony
15 16 (4.55%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 44 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 40 (11.36%) Self-Motivation
3 35 (9.94%) Public Cloud
4 33 (9.38%) Embedded Systems
5 32 (9.09%) CAN bus
6 27 (7.67%) Device Driver
7 25 (7.10%) Virtual Team
8 18 (5.11%) NHS
9 15 (4.26%) Replication
10 14 (3.98%) User Experience
11 8 (2.27%) Wiki
12 7 (1.99%) Management Information System
13 6 (1.70%) Linux Command Line
13 6 (1.70%) VxBlock/Vblock
14 4 (1.14%) ASIC
14 4 (1.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 4 (1.14%) Private Cloud
14 4 (1.14%) Verilog
14 4 (1.14%) VHDL
15 3 (0.85%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 158 (44.89%) Windows
2 78 (22.16%) Unix
3 57 (16.19%) Android
4 55 (15.63%) Apple iOS
5 47 (13.35%) Windows Server
6 35 (9.94%) CentOS
6 35 (9.94%) FreeRTOS
7 30 (8.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 20 (5.68%) Windows Server 2012
9 18 (5.11%) Mac OS
10 14 (3.98%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (2.84%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (2.27%) AIX
12 8 (2.27%) Mac OS X
12 8 (2.27%) Ubuntu
12 8 (2.27%) Windows 10
13 7 (1.99%) Embedded Linux
14 6 (1.70%) VMS
14 6 (1.70%) Windows 2000
14 6 (1.70%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (48.86%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (31.25%) Software Engineering
3 68 (19.32%) Unit Testing
4 64 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 61 (17.33%) Scrum
6 59 (16.76%) DevOps
7 52 (14.77%) Time Management
8 43 (12.22%) Computer Science
8 43 (12.22%) TDD
9 42 (11.93%) Cybersecurity
10 41 (11.65%) OO
11 38 (10.80%) Microservices
12 36 (10.23%) ITIL
13 30 (8.52%) Test Automation
14 27 (7.67%) Problem-Solving
15 26 (7.39%) Configuration Management
15 26 (7.39%) Identity Access Management
16 25 (7.10%) Technical Leadership
16 25 (7.10%) Web Development
17 22 (6.25%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 152 (43.18%) Java
2 111 (31.53%) SQL
3 94 (26.70%) JavaScript
4 93 (26.42%) C#
5 58 (16.48%) Python
6 49 (13.92%) C++
7 48 (13.64%) C
8 32 (9.09%) PHP
9 30 (8.52%) Bash Shell
10 22 (6.25%) Ruby
11 19 (5.40%) Perl
12 13 (3.69%) PL/SQL
12 13 (3.69%) PowerShell
13 10 (2.84%) Embedded C
13 10 (2.84%) Scala
13 10 (2.84%) Shell Script
14 8 (2.27%) Java 8
14 8 (2.27%) VB
15 5 (1.42%) VBScript
16 3 (0.85%) Go
Qualifications
1 106 (30.11%) Degree
2 25 (7.10%) Master's Degree
3 12 (3.41%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (2.84%) CCNA
5 10 (2.84%) MCSE
6 9 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
7 8 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
7 8 (2.27%) MCSA
7 8 (2.27%) Security Cleared
8 6 (1.70%) CCNP
9 5 (1.42%) MCDBA
10 3 (0.85%) CISM
10 3 (0.85%) CISSP
10 3 (0.85%) CompTIA Security+
10 3 (0.85%) SC Cleared
11 2 (0.57%) DBS Check
11 2 (0.57%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.57%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.27%) SLA
2 4 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.85%) QA
4 2 (0.57%) GDPR
4 2 (0.57%) PMO
5 1 (0.28%) COBIT
5 1 (0.28%) HL7
5 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 70 (19.89%) Docker
2 53 (15.06%) Firmware
3 51 (14.49%) Active Directory
4 28 (7.95%) VMware Infrastructure
5 23 (6.53%) Hyper-V
6 14 (3.98%) Oracle RAC
7 12 (3.41%) vSphere
8 9 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (1.99%) vCloud
10 6 (1.70%) NFS
11 5 (1.42%) Virtual Machines
11 5 (1.42%) XenApp
12 4 (1.14%) XenDesktop
13 3 (0.85%) DFS Replication
13 3 (0.85%) KVM
14 2 (0.57%) Xen
14 2 (0.57%) XenServer
15 1 (0.28%) Apache Flume
15 1 (0.28%) pfSense
15 1 (0.28%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 39 (11.08%) Puppet
2 38 (10.80%) Kubernetes
2 38 (10.80%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (6.53%) Terraform
4 20 (5.68%) Ansible
5 13 (3.69%) ZABBIX
6 11 (3.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 9 (2.56%) Oozie
8 7 (1.99%) vCenter Server
9 6 (1.70%) NetBackup
9 6 (1.70%) vMotion
9 6 (1.70%) WMI
10 4 (1.14%) Data Guard
10 4 (1.14%) Oracle RMAN
11 3 (0.85%) Failover Clustering
11 3 (0.85%) Grafana
11 3 (0.85%) Norton AntiVirus
11 3 (0.85%) Rancher
11 3 (0.85%) Salt
12 2 (0.57%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 132 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 48 (13.64%) Oracle
3 46 (13.07%) VMware
4 34 (9.66%) Red Hat
5 33 (9.38%) Cisco
6 25 (7.10%) ForgeRock
7 17 (4.83%) Citrix
8 12 (3.41%) Veeam
8 12 (3.41%) Zend
9 11 (3.13%) NetApp
10 9 (2.56%) Google
10 9 (2.56%) IBM
11 8 (2.27%) Dell
12 7 (1.99%) EMC
12 7 (1.99%) HP
12 7 (1.99%) Remedy
13 4 (1.14%) CheckPoint
13 4 (1.14%) F5
14 3 (0.85%) Splunk
14 3 (0.85%) Symantec