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 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
England / East Midlands
Rank 27 15 28
Rank change year-on-year -12 +13  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 206 383 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 7.03% 12.06% 7.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.45% 43.33% 29.89%
Number of salaries quoted 128 279 214
Median salary £40,000 £37,923 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.47% +2.49%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £28,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £49,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Linux is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Operating System Skills
East Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 598 884 843
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 20.40% 27.82% 25.72%
Number of salaries quoted 469 660 722
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% +10.29%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,840 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands citing Linux as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 25 March 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire -2 100 £41,250 +10.00% 13
Leicestershire -24 36 £35,000 -6.66% 5
Derbyshire -6 29 £31,500 -19.07% 2
Northamptonshire -22 29 £38,750 -8.82% 9
Lincolnshire -2 4 £30,000 -14.28% 1
Rutland +3 2 £30,000 -14.28%
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 March 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.

1 168 (35.52%) MySQL
2 159 (33.62%) Windows
3 145 (30.66%) JavaScript
3 145 (30.66%) Agile Software Development
4 120 (25.37%) Git (software)
5 109 (23.04%) PHP
6 102 (21.56%) HTML
7 99 (20.93%) Unix
8 98 (20.72%) CSS
9 97 (20.51%) Java
10 93 (19.66%) VMware
11 91 (19.24%) Web Services
12 88 (18.60%) SQL
13 87 (18.39%) DevOps
14 85 (17.97%) LAMP
15 77 (16.28%) Amazon AWS
16 73 (15.43%) Software Engineering
16 73 (15.43%) Apache
17 70 (14.80%) Microsoft
18 68 (14.38%) Red Hat
19 66 (13.95%) Ubuntu
20 65 (13.74%) Python
21 64 (13.53%) TDD
21 64 (13.53%) Continuous Integration
22 62 (13.11%) Active Directory
23 61 (12.90%) MVC
23 61 (12.90%) Degree
24 60 (12.68%) Jenkins
25 58 (12.26%) Finance
25 58 (12.26%) C++

Linux
Top Related 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 73 (15.43%) Apache
2 31 (6.55%) IIS
3 18 (3.81%) Tomcat
4 16 (3.38%) JBoss
5 15 (3.17%) nginx
6 12 (2.54%) WebSphere
7 11 (2.33%) WebLogic
7 11 (2.33%) WordPress
8 10 (2.11%) OpenStack
9 7 (1.48%) Apache Spark
9 7 (1.48%) SharePoint
10 6 (1.27%) CMS
11 5 (1.06%) CloudStack
11 5 (1.06%) NetWeaver
11 5 (1.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 3 (0.63%) ArcGIS
12 3 (0.63%) MS Exchange
12 3 (0.63%) Skype for Business
13 2 (0.42%) Apache Solr
13 2 (0.42%) Oracle UPK
Applications
1 30 (6.34%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.33%) MS Office
3 8 (1.69%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.63%) OrCAD
4 3 (0.63%) Simulink
5 1 (0.21%) Maple
5 1 (0.21%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 4 (0.85%) BusinessWorks
1 4 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.63%) Magento
3 2 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.42%) PeopleSoft CRM
3 2 (0.42%) PeopleSoft HCM
4 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 77 (16.28%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (4.02%) Cloud Computing
3 16 (3.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (1.90%) Google Cloud Platform
4 9 (1.90%) Office 365
5 5 (1.06%) G Suite
6 4 (0.85%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (0.63%) SaaS
8 2 (0.42%) GitHub
8 2 (0.42%) IaaS
8 2 (0.42%) MailChimp
9 1 (0.21%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (11.42%) Firewall
2 32 (6.77%) DNS
2 32 (6.77%) TCP/IP
3 29 (6.13%) LAN
4 26 (5.50%) SAN
5 25 (5.29%) WAN
6 14 (2.96%) SSL
7 13 (2.75%) Internet
8 12 (2.54%) IPv6
8 12 (2.54%) Network Security
9 10 (2.11%) Wireless
10 9 (1.90%) SSH
11 8 (1.69%) HTTPS
12 7 (1.48%) DHCP
13 6 (1.27%) RS-485
14 5 (1.06%) Cisco Nexus
14 5 (1.06%) HTTP
15 4 (0.85%) FTP
15 4 (0.85%) SNMP
15 4 (0.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 168 (35.52%) MySQL
2 47 (9.94%) MongoDB
3 40 (8.46%) SQL Server
4 28 (5.92%) NoSQL
5 18 (3.81%) PostgreSQL
6 16 (3.38%) Relational Database
7 15 (3.17%) DB2
8 14 (2.96%) Oracle Database
8 14 (2.96%) SAP HANA
9 13 (2.75%) SQL Server 2008
10 11 (2.33%) Big Data
11 9 (1.90%) RDBMS
12 5 (1.06%) Redis
12 5 (1.06%) SAP BW
13 3 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
13 3 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
13 3 (0.63%) BusinessObjects XI
13 3 (0.63%) Oracle Database 12c
13 3 (0.63%) QlikView
14 2 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 120 (25.37%) Git (software)
2 60 (12.68%) Jenkins
3 36 (7.61%) JIRA
4 34 (7.19%) PHPUnit
5 31 (6.55%) JUnit
6 28 (5.92%) Artifactory
7 27 (5.71%) Cucumber
8 26 (5.50%) GitLab
8 26 (5.50%) Gradle
8 26 (5.50%) Redmine
8 26 (5.50%) Sonatype Nexus
9 11 (2.33%) Subversion
10 9 (1.90%) Maven
11 7 (1.48%) MSBuild
11 7 (1.48%) Selenium
11 7 (1.48%) TeamCity
12 5 (1.06%) Vagrant
13 4 (0.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 4 (0.85%) LabVIEW
13 4 (0.85%) SonarQube
General
1 58 (12.26%) Finance
2 44 (9.30%) Retail
3 26 (5.50%) Manufacturing
4 14 (2.96%) Telecoms
5 11 (2.33%) Publishing
6 10 (2.11%) Electronics
7 8 (1.69%) Marketing
8 6 (1.27%) Banking
8 6 (1.27%) Front Office
9 5 (1.06%) Automotive
10 4 (0.85%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.63%) Billing
12 2 (0.42%) French Language
12 2 (0.42%) Games
12 2 (0.42%) German Language
13 1 (0.21%) Advertising
13 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 150 (31.71%) Developer
2 69 (14.59%) PHP Developer
3 56 (11.84%) Senior Developer
4 54 (11.42%) DevOps Engineer
5 50 (10.57%) Analyst
6 46 (9.73%) Software Engineer
7 45 (9.51%) Systems Administrator
8 42 (8.88%) Linux Engineer
9 40 (8.46%) Administrator
10 35 (7.40%) JavaScript Developer
11 34 (7.19%) MySQL Developer
12 33 (6.98%) PHP MySQL Developer
13 32 (6.77%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 29 (6.13%) Architect
15 27 (5.71%) Junior
15 27 (5.71%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 27 (5.71%) Linux/Unix DevOps
16 26 (5.50%) Support Analyst
17 24 (5.07%) Senior PHP Developer
18 23 (4.86%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (21.56%) HTML
2 98 (20.72%) CSS
3 91 (19.24%) Web Services
4 85 (17.97%) LAMP
5 55 (11.63%) HTML5
6 50 (10.57%) Symfony
7 43 (9.09%) Ajax
8 41 (8.67%) jQuery
9 40 (8.46%) Spring
10 36 (7.61%) AngularJS
10 36 (7.61%) J2EE
11 34 (7.19%) Spring MVC
12 30 (6.34%) JMS
13 29 (6.13%) JSON
13 29 (6.13%) REST
14 26 (5.50%) ActiveMQ
15 24 (5.07%) .NET
16 22 (4.65%) SOAP
17 21 (4.44%) RESTful
18 13 (2.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 46 (9.73%) Computer Science
2 25 (5.29%) Data Centre
3 19 (4.02%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (3.59%) Linux Command Line
5 15 (3.17%) Mainframe
6 12 (2.54%) Embedded Systems
6 12 (2.54%) Management Information System
7 11 (2.33%) CMDB
7 11 (2.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 9 (1.90%) Algorithms
9 8 (1.69%) Device Driver
10 6 (1.27%) Private Cloud
11 5 (1.06%) Hybrid Cloud
11 5 (1.06%) IBM XIV
11 5 (1.06%) iPhone
11 5 (1.06%) Public Cloud
11 5 (1.06%) Verilog
11 5 (1.06%) VHDL
12 4 (0.85%) e-Health
12 4 (0.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 159 (33.62%) Windows
2 99 (20.93%) Unix
3 66 (13.95%) Ubuntu
4 54 (11.42%) Windows Server
5 50 (10.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 40 (8.46%) CentOS
7 37 (7.82%) Debian
8 33 (6.98%) Mac OS
9 20 (4.23%) Windows Server 2012
10 18 (3.81%) Android
11 11 (2.33%) HPUX
12 9 (1.90%) AIX
12 9 (1.90%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (1.90%) Windows Server 2008
13 7 (1.48%) Data ONTAP
13 7 (1.48%) Embedded Linux
14 4 (0.85%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.85%) zOS
15 2 (0.42%) Fedora
15 2 (0.42%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (30.66%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (18.39%) DevOps
3 73 (15.43%) Software Engineering
4 64 (13.53%) Continuous Integration
4 64 (13.53%) TDD
5 61 (12.90%) MVC
6 48 (10.15%) Scrum
7 44 (9.30%) OOP
8 43 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
9 39 (8.25%) OO
10 35 (7.40%) Mentoring
11 30 (6.34%) Unit Testing
12 27 (5.71%) BDD
12 27 (5.71%) Customer Requirements
13 26 (5.50%) OOD
14 25 (5.29%) SDLC
15 24 (5.07%) Refactoring
16 23 (4.86%) Configuration Management
16 23 (4.86%) E-Commerce
16 23 (4.86%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 145 (30.66%) JavaScript
2 109 (23.04%) PHP
3 97 (20.51%) Java
4 88 (18.60%) SQL
5 65 (13.74%) Python
6 58 (12.26%) C++
7 40 (8.46%) C#
8 33 (6.98%) Bash Shell
9 32 (6.77%) Shell Script
10 31 (6.55%) C
11 29 (6.13%) Ruby
12 27 (5.71%) PowerShell
13 23 (4.86%) Perl
14 12 (2.54%) Embedded C
14 12 (2.54%) Embedded C++
14 12 (2.54%) Groovy
14 12 (2.54%) R
15 11 (2.33%) COBOL
15 11 (2.33%) MATLAB
16 8 (1.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 61 (12.90%) Degree
2 33 (6.98%) Security Cleared
3 21 (4.44%) SC Cleared
4 15 (3.17%) BPSS Clearance
5 11 (2.33%) DV Cleared
5 11 (2.33%) LPIC
6 7 (1.48%) PhD
7 4 (0.85%) CCNA
7 4 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (0.85%) MCP
7 4 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.63%) MCSA
9 2 (0.42%) MCSE
10 1 (0.21%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.54%) JTAG
2 11 (2.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 11 (2.33%) SLA
3 10 (2.11%) MISRA
4 8 (1.69%) QA
5 6 (1.27%) GCP
6 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.21%) DICOM
6 1 (0.21%) HL7
System Software
1 62 (13.11%) Active Directory
2 49 (10.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (6.55%) vSphere
4 27 (5.71%) Docker
5 22 (4.65%) Hyper-V
6 21 (4.44%) Firmware
7 14 (2.96%) Virtual Machines
8 9 (1.90%) Xen
9 5 (1.06%) NFS
9 5 (1.06%) XenServer
10 4 (0.85%) iptables
10 4 (0.85%) vCloud
11 3 (0.63%) KVM
12 2 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (0.42%) Postfix
12 2 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.21%) LXC
13 1 (0.21%) Shibboleth
13 1 (0.21%) Varnish
13 1 (0.21%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 36 (7.61%) Puppet
2 33 (6.98%) Opscode Chef
3 29 (6.13%) Ansible
4 18 (3.81%) Backup Exec
4 18 (3.81%) NetBackup
5 13 (2.75%) SCCM
6 11 (2.33%) SCOM
7 9 (1.90%) Terraform
8 7 (1.48%) HAProxy
8 7 (1.48%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 7 (1.48%) SCDPM
9 6 (1.27%) Tivoli
10 5 (1.06%) Kubernetes
10 5 (1.06%) Nagios
11 4 (0.85%) BMC PATROL
11 4 (0.85%) CFEngine
11 4 (0.85%) OpenView
11 4 (0.85%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
12 2 (0.42%) Cobbler
13 1 (0.21%) WMI
Vendors
1 93 (19.66%) VMware
2 70 (14.80%) Microsoft
3 68 (14.38%) Red Hat
4 35 (7.40%) Oracle
5 28 (5.92%) hybris
6 27 (5.71%) IBM
7 26 (5.50%) Cisco
8 25 (5.29%) Citrix
9 19 (4.02%) SAP
10 17 (3.59%) NetApp
11 15 (3.17%) HP
12 14 (2.96%) Zend
13 11 (2.33%) Google
14 10 (2.11%) SolarWinds
15 9 (1.90%) Xilinx
16 8 (1.69%) Fujitsu
17 7 (1.48%) Brocade
17 7 (1.48%) Dell
17 7 (1.48%) EMC
17 7 (1.48%) Veeam
Leicester, Leicestershire
Sopra Steria Recruitment Limited
Posted: 15 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: 15 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Northamptonshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 45k per year + Bonus, holidays, pension, discounts, life assura
Posted: 13 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Cyber Team
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Cyber Team
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £30,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottinghamshire
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £25k - 35k per year + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £ negotiable + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000-50,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 23,000 + 5k shift allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Lincoln
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified Market Standards
Posted: 10 days ago
Derby
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Martin & Conley
Salary: COMPETITIVE SALARY + EXCELLENT BENEFITS
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Brilliant Benefit Package
Posted: 17 days ago
Nottingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Amazing Benefit Package
Posted: 24 days ago
Kettering
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Northamptonshire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Nottingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago