Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
England > East Midlands
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 23 24
Rank change year-on-year -8 +1 +5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 344 561 577
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 6.89% 8.58% 7.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 31.50% 34.23% 34.32%
Number of salaries quoted 317 508 536
East Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £25,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £57,500 £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 1092 1639 1681
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 21.88% 25.06% 22.47%
Number of salaries quoted 928 1301 1341
East Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +4.17% -4.00%
10th Percentile £21,000 £22,000 £20,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £55,000 £52,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year - +0.56% +5.29%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -3 149 £40,000 -5.88% 23
Northamptonshire +6 117 £32,500 -9.72% 2
Leicestershire -25 27 £35,000 -26.32% 8
Derbyshire -19 24 £31,250 -24.24% 1
Lincolnshire -9 19 £28,500 -12.31% 1
Linux
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 142 (41.28%) Windows
2 119 (34.59%) Agile Software Development
3 95 (27.62%) Java
4 83 (24.13%) Software Engineering
5 79 (22.97%) Python
6 76 (22.09%) Unix
7 73 (21.22%) SQL
7 73 (21.22%) DevOps
8 72 (20.93%) Git (software)
9 70 (20.35%) MySQL
10 69 (20.06%) Degree
11 63 (18.31%) C++
11 63 (18.31%) Scrum
12 61 (17.73%) Oracle
12 61 (17.73%) Amazon AWS
13 59 (17.15%) JavaScript
14 58 (16.86%) Computer Science
15 56 (16.28%) C#
15 56 (16.28%) Microsoft
16 48 (13.95%) PHP
16 48 (13.95%) OO
17 45 (13.08%) Microsoft Azure
17 45 (13.08%) Windows Server
18 43 (12.50%) SQL Server
19 42 (12.21%) OOP
19 42 (12.21%) VMware
19 42 (12.21%) GitHub
20 41 (11.92%) Computer Vision
21 39 (11.34%) Finance
21 39 (11.34%) HTML

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 21 (6.10%) Apache
2 17 (4.94%) JBoss
2 17 (4.94%) MS Exchange
3 13 (3.78%) IIS
3 13 (3.78%) WebSphere
4 12 (3.49%) OpenStack
5 9 (2.62%) Tomcat
6 7 (2.03%) Confluence
7 6 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (1.74%) nginx
7 6 (1.74%) SharePoint
8 5 (1.45%) NetWeaver
9 4 (1.16%) CloudStack
9 4 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (1.16%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.87%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.87%) Apache Spark
10 3 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.87%) WordPress
11 2 (0.58%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 11 (3.20%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.03%) EPLAN
3 2 (0.58%) Maple
4 1 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.29%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.58%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.29%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.29%) Magento
3 1 (0.29%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 61 (17.73%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (13.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 42 (12.21%) GitHub
4 11 (3.20%) Office 365
5 10 (2.91%) SaaS
6 7 (2.03%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (1.45%) Asana
8 4 (1.16%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
8 4 (1.16%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.58%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.58%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.29%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.29%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.29%) IaaS
10 1 (0.29%) npm
10 1 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.29%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 34 (9.88%) Firewall
2 23 (6.69%) DNS
3 21 (6.10%) TCP/IP
4 13 (3.78%) SAN
5 9 (2.62%) Cisco Nexus
5 9 (2.62%) NAS
5 9 (2.62%) NetScaler
5 9 (2.62%) VSAN
6 8 (2.33%) LAN
6 8 (2.33%) SSL
6 8 (2.33%) WAN
7 7 (2.03%) MPLS
7 7 (2.03%) Profibus
7 7 (2.03%) RFID
7 7 (2.03%) Wireless
8 6 (1.74%) DHCP
8 6 (1.74%) VPN
9 5 (1.45%) Network Security
10 4 (1.16%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (0.87%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (20.35%) MySQL
2 43 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 25 (7.27%) Oracle Database
4 21 (6.10%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (3.20%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (2.91%) Oracle Database 11g
6 10 (2.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (2.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (2.33%) NoSQL
8 8 (2.33%) Relational Database
9 7 (2.03%) MongoDB
10 6 (1.74%) Apache Cassandra
10 6 (1.74%) Big Data
10 6 (1.74%) Oracle Database 12c
10 6 (1.74%) SQL Server 2016
11 5 (1.45%) RDBMS
11 5 (1.45%) SAP BW
11 5 (1.45%) SAP HANA
11 5 (1.45%) SQL Server 2014
12 4 (1.16%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 72 (20.93%) Git (software)
2 37 (10.76%) Subversion
3 27 (7.85%) Jenkins
4 22 (6.40%) JIRA
5 17 (4.94%) Visual Studio
6 8 (2.33%) JConsole
6 8 (2.33%) LoadRunner
6 8 (2.33%) NeoLoad
6 8 (2.33%) Octopus Deploy
6 8 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (2.33%) TeamCity
6 8 (2.33%) The Grinder
6 8 (2.33%) VisualVM
7 7 (2.03%) Appium
7 7 (2.03%) Calabash
7 7 (2.03%) JMeter
7 7 (2.03%) Selenium
7 7 (2.03%) WebDriver
8 6 (1.74%) LabVIEW
8 6 (1.74%) PHPUnit
General
1 39 (11.34%) Finance
2 29 (8.43%) Games
3 23 (6.69%) Electronics
4 21 (6.10%) Retail
5 14 (4.07%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (1.45%) Marketing
7 5 (1.45%) Retail Banking
8 3 (0.87%) French Language
9 2 (0.58%) Banking
9 2 (0.58%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.29%) Advertising
10 1 (0.29%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.29%) Automotive
10 1 (0.29%) Back Office
10 1 (0.29%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.29%) Law
10 1 (0.29%) Music Industry
10 1 (0.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 93 (27.03%) Developer
2 60 (17.44%) Software Engineer
3 39 (11.34%) C++ Software Engineer
4 38 (11.05%) Linux Engineer
5 34 (9.88%) Administrator
6 33 (9.59%) Software Developer
7 32 (9.30%) Analyst
8 30 (8.72%) DevOps Engineer
9 26 (7.56%) Support Analyst
10 24 (6.98%) C++ Developer
10 24 (6.98%) PHP Developer
11 21 (6.10%) Java Developer
12 20 (5.81%) Graduate
12 20 (5.81%) Support Engineer
13 19 (5.52%) DBA
13 19 (5.52%) Developer/Software Engineer
14 18 (5.23%) Linux Support
15 17 (4.94%) Graduate Software Engineer
15 17 (4.94%) Systems Administrator
16 16 (4.65%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (11.34%) HTML
2 36 (10.47%) Web Services
3 32 (9.30%) LAMP
4 31 (9.01%) CSS
5 27 (7.85%) XML
6 25 (7.27%) HTML5
7 22 (6.40%) jQuery
8 21 (6.10%) AngularJS
8 21 (6.10%) REST
9 20 (5.81%) .NET
10 19 (5.52%) SOAP
11 12 (3.49%) Ajax
11 12 (3.49%) Laravel
11 12 (3.49%) RESTful
11 12 (3.49%) Spring
12 10 (2.91%) Elastic Stack
12 10 (2.91%) Hibernate
12 10 (2.91%) JSON
13 8 (2.33%) .NET Framework
13 8 (2.33%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 58 (16.86%) Computer Science
2 30 (8.72%) Algorithms
3 28 (8.14%) Data Centre
4 15 (4.36%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (3.78%) Driving Licence
6 12 (3.49%) Mobile App
7 9 (2.62%) CLARiiON
7 9 (2.62%) Clustering
7 9 (2.62%) Linux Command Line
8 7 (2.03%) CAN bus
8 7 (2.03%) Client/Server
8 7 (2.03%) SCADA
9 6 (1.74%) NHS
10 5 (1.45%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.45%) Wiki
11 4 (1.16%) Device Driver
11 4 (1.16%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 3 (0.87%) CMDB
12 3 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.87%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 142 (41.28%) Windows
2 76 (22.09%) Unix
3 45 (13.08%) Windows Server
4 21 (6.10%) Embedded Linux
5 20 (5.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (3.49%) Solaris
6 12 (3.49%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (3.20%) CentOS
7 11 (3.20%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (2.62%) AIX
9 8 (2.33%) Android
9 8 (2.33%) Mac OS X
10 7 (2.03%) Apple iOS
11 6 (1.74%) Mac OS
11 6 (1.74%) Windows Mobile
12 5 (1.45%) Ubuntu
13 4 (1.16%) Data ONTAP
14 2 (0.58%) SUSE
14 2 (0.58%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (34.59%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (24.13%) Software Engineering
3 73 (21.22%) DevOps
4 63 (18.31%) Scrum
5 48 (13.95%) OO
6 42 (12.21%) OOP
7 41 (11.92%) Computer Vision
8 37 (10.76%) Mathematics
9 35 (10.17%) Continuous Integration
10 29 (8.43%) Unit Testing
11 25 (7.27%) MVC
12 24 (6.98%) Performance Tuning
13 23 (6.69%) Open Source
14 22 (6.40%) Physics
14 22 (6.40%) TDD
15 20 (5.81%) Web Development
16 19 (5.52%) SDLC
16 19 (5.52%) Test Automation
17 18 (5.23%) ITIL
17 18 (5.23%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 95 (27.62%) Java
2 79 (22.97%) Python
3 73 (21.22%) SQL
4 63 (18.31%) C++
5 59 (17.15%) JavaScript
6 56 (16.28%) C#
7 48 (13.95%) PHP
8 36 (10.47%) Ruby
9 35 (10.17%) C
10 31 (9.01%) Bash Shell
11 20 (5.81%) Perl
12 15 (4.36%) PL/SQL
13 13 (3.78%) Shell Script
14 11 (3.20%) PowerShell
15 5 (1.45%) ABAP
15 5 (1.45%) R
16 4 (1.16%) MATLAB
17 3 (0.87%) COBOL
17 3 (0.87%) Scala
18 1 (0.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 69 (20.06%) Degree
2 35 (10.17%) PhD
3 30 (8.72%) Computer Science Degree
4 10 (2.91%) MCSE
4 10 (2.91%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (1.74%) MCSA
6 4 (1.16%) CCNA
6 4 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.87%) OCA
7 3 (0.87%) OCP
7 3 (0.87%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.58%) CEH
8 2 (0.58%) CISSP
8 2 (0.58%) CompTIA Security+
8 2 (0.58%) MCDBA
8 2 (0.58%) MCITP
8 2 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.58%) RHCT
8 2 (0.58%) Security+ Certification
8 2 (0.58%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.98%) QA
2 9 (2.62%) SLA
3 8 (2.33%) PMO
4 5 (1.45%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.58%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.29%) COBIT
7 1 (0.29%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.29%) GDPR
7 1 (0.29%) HL7
7 1 (0.29%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 28 (8.14%) Active Directory
2 24 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (6.10%) Docker
4 13 (3.78%) Virtual Machines
5 12 (3.49%) Hyper-V
6 11 (3.20%) Xen
7 9 (2.62%) Firmware
7 9 (2.62%) Oracle RAC
7 9 (2.62%) vSphere
7 9 (2.62%) XenApp
7 9 (2.62%) XenDesktop
8 7 (2.03%) Microsoft App-V
8 7 (2.03%) vCloud
9 4 (1.16%) VMware Workstation
9 4 (1.16%) XenServer
10 3 (0.87%) VMware Server
11 2 (0.58%) Snort
11 2 (0.58%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.29%) iptables
12 1 (0.29%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 28 (8.14%) Ansible
1 28 (8.14%) Puppet
2 27 (7.85%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (3.49%) Terraform
4 9 (2.62%) Oracle RMAN
5 8 (2.33%) Data Guard
6 7 (2.03%) Nagios
6 7 (2.03%) ThinApp
7 6 (1.74%) Kubernetes
8 4 (1.16%) Cobbler
8 4 (1.16%) Tivoli
9 3 (0.87%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 3 (0.87%) SCCM
9 3 (0.87%) SCOM
10 2 (0.58%) FortiGate
10 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 2 (0.58%) SCOrch
10 2 (0.58%) Snorby
10 2 (0.58%) Suricata
10 2 (0.58%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 61 (17.73%) Oracle
2 56 (16.28%) Microsoft
3 42 (12.21%) VMware
4 28 (8.14%) Cisco
5 27 (7.85%) Red Hat
6 26 (7.56%) NetApp
7 17 (4.94%) Citrix
7 17 (4.94%) EMC
8 16 (4.65%) CheckPoint
8 16 (4.65%) F5
9 13 (3.78%) IBM
10 11 (3.20%) Palo Alto
10 11 (3.20%) Symantec
11 10 (2.91%) HP
12 9 (2.62%) Google
12 9 (2.62%) Juniper
12 9 (2.62%) McAfee
12 9 (2.62%) SAP
13 8 (2.33%) Cognizant
13 8 (2.33%) Zend