Period
to 22 August 2019

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 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
England > East Midlands
6 months to
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 25 37 31
Rank change year-on-year +12 -6 -10
Permanent jobs citing Linux 290 292 347
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 7.28% 5.99% 6.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.62% 30.45% 32.10%
Number of salaries quoted 228 242 322
East Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,300 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,625 £57,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 889 959 1,081
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 22.32% 19.69% 20.43%
Number of salaries quoted 690 805 912
East Midlands median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.67% - +1.35%
10th Percentile £23,000 £21,850 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £53,750 £58,625
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £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 22 August 2019.

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 August 2019. 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 +13 139 £50,000 +17.65% 35
Leicestershire +17 70 £40,000 -3.03% 22
Northamptonshire -7 36 £57,500 +32.95% 19
Derbyshire -6 24 £33,000 -5.71% 11
Lincolnshire +3 20 £32,500 +8.33% 16
Linux
England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2019, 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.

1 122 (42.07%) Windows
2 111 (38.28%) Agile Software Development
3 110 (37.93%) AWS
4 87 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 80 (27.59%) JavaScript
6 79 (27.24%) Azure
7 64 (22.07%) DevOps
8 62 (21.38%) C#
8 62 (21.38%) Java
9 56 (19.31%) Unix
10 53 (18.28%) Docker
11 52 (17.93%) Python
12 51 (17.59%) VMware
13 47 (16.21%) SQL
13 47 (16.21%) MySQL
13 47 (16.21%) Degree
14 46 (15.86%) Git (software)
15 44 (15.17%) Web Services
15 44 (15.17%) Ansible
15 44 (15.17%) Kubernetes
16 42 (14.48%) VMware Infrastructure
17 41 (14.14%) Unit Testing
17 41 (14.14%) PowerShell
17 41 (14.14%) Problem-Solving
18 40 (13.79%) .NET
18 40 (13.79%) Finance
18 40 (13.79%) Software Engineering
19 39 (13.45%) ITIL
19 39 (13.45%) Bash Shell
20 37 (12.76%) Oracle

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 23 (7.93%) Apache
2 13 (4.48%) Elasticsearch
3 12 (4.14%) SharePoint
4 11 (3.79%) nginx
5 9 (3.10%) Confluence
6 6 (2.07%) Tomcat
7 5 (1.72%) OpenStack
7 5 (1.72%) WordPress
8 3 (1.03%) Apache Spark
8 3 (1.03%) iPlanet
8 3 (1.03%) JBoss
8 3 (1.03%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.69%) Drupal
9 2 (0.69%) Joomla!
9 2 (0.69%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.34%) CMS
10 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.34%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (3.79%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.07%) Photoshop
3 5 (1.72%) CATIA
4 4 (1.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.69%) Adobe After Effects
5 2 (0.69%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.34%) Abaqus
6 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (1.72%) ENOVIA
2 3 (1.03%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.34%) Magento
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.34%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 110 (37.93%) AWS
2 79 (27.24%) Azure
3 26 (8.97%) Office 365
4 20 (6.90%) IaaS
5 18 (6.21%) SaaS
6 15 (5.17%) AWS CloudFormation
6 15 (5.17%) GCP
7 13 (4.48%) PaaS
8 10 (3.45%) GitHub
9 5 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (1.72%) Amazon EKS
9 5 (1.72%) AWS Fargate
9 5 (1.72%) Datadog
10 4 (1.38%) AWS Lambda
10 4 (1.38%) Serverless
11 3 (1.03%) Amazon ELB
11 3 (1.03%) OpenShift
12 2 (0.69%) Amazon Kinesis
12 2 (0.69%) IBM Cloud
12 2 (0.69%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 22 (7.59%) LAN
1 22 (7.59%) WAN
2 21 (7.24%) Firewall
3 20 (6.90%) TCP/IP
3 20 (6.90%) VPN
4 18 (6.21%) SAN
5 15 (5.17%) Network Security
6 13 (4.48%) Intrusion Detection
7 9 (3.10%) VoIP
8 8 (2.76%) DNS
8 8 (2.76%) Modbus
8 8 (2.76%) RS-485
9 7 (2.41%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (2.07%) DHCP
10 6 (2.07%) SSH
10 6 (2.07%) Wireless
11 5 (1.72%) ISDN
12 4 (1.38%) Ethernet
12 4 (1.38%) PSTN
12 4 (1.38%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (16.21%) MySQL
2 22 (7.59%) SQL Server
3 14 (4.83%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (4.14%) Amazon Aurora
5 11 (3.79%) MariaDB
6 9 (3.10%) Oracle Database
6 9 (3.10%) Relational Database
7 8 (2.76%) MongoDB
7 8 (2.76%) NoSQL
8 6 (2.07%) Big Data
9 5 (1.72%) Hadoop
9 5 (1.72%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 4 (1.38%) Oracle Database 12c
10 4 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.69%) HBase
12 2 (0.69%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.69%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 46 (15.86%) Git (software)
2 31 (10.69%) JIRA
3 27 (9.31%) Jenkins
4 23 (7.93%) Visual Studio
5 14 (4.83%) Maven
6 12 (4.14%) Bitbucket
7 10 (3.45%) Cucumber
7 10 (3.45%) PHPUnit
7 10 (3.45%) Selenium
8 9 (3.10%) Robot Framework
9 7 (2.41%) Metasploit
9 7 (2.41%) Subversion
10 5 (1.72%) SonarQube
11 3 (1.03%) Travis CI
11 3 (1.03%) Xdebug
12 2 (0.69%) Gradle
12 2 (0.69%) Oracle APEX
12 2 (0.69%) PuPHPet
12 2 (0.69%) Vagrant
12 2 (0.69%) webpack
General
1 40 (13.79%) Finance
2 32 (11.03%) Retail
3 9 (3.10%) Manufacturing
4 7 (2.41%) Aerospace
4 7 (2.41%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.07%) Automotive
5 6 (2.07%) Back Office
5 6 (2.07%) Games
6 5 (1.72%) Retail Banking
7 3 (1.03%) Law
7 3 (1.03%) Marketing
8 2 (0.69%) Banking
8 2 (0.69%) Military
9 1 (0.34%) Electronics
9 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.34%) Public Sector
9 1 (0.34%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 88 (30.34%) Developer
2 33 (11.38%) Analyst
3 32 (11.03%) DevOps Engineer
4 27 (9.31%) C# Developer
5 24 (8.28%) Software Engineer
6 22 (7.59%) AWS Developer
6 22 (7.59%) PHP Developer
7 19 (6.55%) .NET Developer
8 18 (6.21%) C# .NET Developer
9 17 (5.86%) Senior Developer
10 15 (5.17%) Full Stack Developer
11 13 (4.48%) Embedded Engineer
11 13 (4.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 13 (4.48%) Java Developer
11 13 (4.48%) Software Developer
12 12 (4.14%) Consultant
13 11 (3.79%) Security Engineer
13 11 (3.79%) Senior .NET Developer
13 11 (3.79%) Senior C# .NET Developer
13 11 (3.79%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (15.17%) Web Services
2 40 (13.79%) .NET
3 35 (12.07%) HTML
3 35 (12.07%) RESTful
4 33 (11.38%) AngularJS
5 32 (11.03%) CSS
6 29 (10.00%) Node.js
7 27 (9.31%) Spring
8 26 (8.97%) LAMP
9 23 (7.93%) J2EE
10 21 (7.24%) HTML5
11 20 (6.90%) SAML
12 18 (6.21%) OAuth
13 15 (5.17%) .NET Core
14 12 (4.14%) Symfony
15 11 (3.79%) Laravel
16 9 (3.10%) jQuery
17 8 (2.76%) SOAP
18 7 (2.41%) Hibernate
18 7 (2.41%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 37 (12.76%) Data Centre
2 36 (12.41%) Virtual Team
3 29 (10.00%) Public Cloud
4 28 (9.66%) Self-Motivation
5 26 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (5.52%) Algorithms
7 14 (4.83%) Linux Command Line
8 11 (3.79%) NHS
9 10 (3.45%) Data Structures
9 10 (3.45%) Management Information System
10 8 (2.76%) CAN bus
11 7 (2.41%) Embedded Systems
11 7 (2.41%) Private Cloud
12 6 (2.07%) Data Protection Act
12 6 (2.07%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 5 (1.72%) AS400
13 5 (1.72%) Greenfield Project
13 5 (1.72%) Mobile App
14 4 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
14 4 (1.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 122 (42.07%) Windows
2 56 (19.31%) Unix
3 32 (11.03%) Windows Server
4 18 (6.21%) AIX
4 18 (6.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (5.52%) CentOS
6 13 (4.48%) Android
7 12 (4.14%) Apple iOS
8 10 (3.45%) Ubuntu
9 9 (3.10%) FreeRTOS
10 8 (2.76%) Mac OS
11 6 (2.07%) Oracle Linux
11 6 (2.07%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (1.38%) SUSE
13 3 (1.03%) HPUX
14 2 (0.69%) Amazon Linux
14 2 (0.69%) Solaris
14 2 (0.69%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
15 1 (0.34%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (38.28%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (22.07%) DevOps
3 41 (14.14%) Problem-Solving
3 41 (14.14%) Unit Testing
4 40 (13.79%) Software Engineering
5 39 (13.45%) ITIL
6 33 (11.38%) Microservices
7 29 (10.00%) Computer Science
7 29 (10.00%) Test Automation
8 28 (9.66%) Cybersecurity
9 24 (8.28%) Identity Access Management
10 23 (7.93%) Scrum
11 21 (7.24%) Configuration Management
12 20 (6.90%) Mentoring
12 20 (6.90%) OOP
13 19 (6.55%) Stakeholder Management
14 17 (5.86%) IT Strategy
15 16 (5.52%) Continuous Integration
15 16 (5.52%) Infrastructure as Code
15 16 (5.52%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 80 (27.59%) JavaScript
2 62 (21.38%) C#
2 62 (21.38%) Java
3 52 (17.93%) Python
4 47 (16.21%) SQL
5 41 (14.14%) PowerShell
6 39 (13.45%) Bash Shell
7 35 (12.07%) PHP
8 33 (11.38%) C++
9 23 (7.93%) C
10 11 (3.79%) Perl
11 9 (3.10%) Shell Script
12 8 (2.76%) Ruby
12 8 (2.76%) VBScript
13 7 (2.41%) Go
14 6 (2.07%) PL/SQL
15 5 (1.72%) MATLAB
15 5 (1.72%) Scala
16 4 (1.38%) Embedded C
16 4 (1.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 47 (16.21%) Degree
2 19 (6.55%) Master's Degree
3 18 (6.21%) Computer Science Degree
4 13 (4.48%) Security Cleared
4 13 (4.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 9 (3.10%) MCSA
5 9 (3.10%) MCSE
5 9 (3.10%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (2.07%) SC Cleared
7 5 (1.72%) AWS Certification
7 5 (1.72%) CCAA
7 5 (1.72%) CISM
7 5 (1.72%) CISSP
7 5 (1.72%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.03%) CISMP
9 2 (0.69%) CCNA
9 2 (0.69%) CCNP
9 2 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.69%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.86%) SLA
2 14 (4.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.69%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.69%) NCSC
3 2 (0.69%) QA
System Software
1 53 (18.28%) Docker
2 42 (14.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (11.03%) Hyper-V
4 31 (10.69%) Active Directory
5 12 (4.14%) Firmware
6 11 (3.79%) Virtual Machines
6 11 (3.79%) vSphere
7 9 (3.10%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 3 (1.03%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.69%) Oracle Clusterware
9 2 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.69%) XenApp
10 1 (0.34%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.34%) LXC
Systems Management
1 44 (15.17%) Ansible
1 44 (15.17%) Kubernetes
2 21 (7.24%) Puppet
3 20 (6.90%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (6.55%) Terraform
5 10 (3.45%) Nagios
6 8 (2.76%) SCCM
6 8 (2.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 6 (2.07%) Prometheus
8 5 (1.72%) Grafana
8 5 (1.72%) Packer
9 4 (1.38%) ZABBIX
10 3 (1.03%) Icinga
10 3 (1.03%) Oracle RMAN
10 3 (1.03%) Rancher
10 3 (1.03%) SCOM
11 2 (0.69%) BladeLogic
11 2 (0.69%) Data Guard
11 2 (0.69%) SCVMM
11 2 (0.69%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 87 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 51 (17.59%) VMware
3 37 (12.76%) Oracle
4 27 (9.31%) Red Hat
5 18 (6.21%) ForgeRock
6 17 (5.86%) Citrix
6 17 (5.86%) IBM
7 13 (4.48%) Cisco
8 9 (3.10%) Splunk
9 8 (2.76%) HP
9 8 (2.76%) NetApp
9 8 (2.76%) New Relic
9 8 (2.76%) SaltStack
10 7 (2.41%) Google
10 7 (2.41%) SAP
11 6 (2.07%) Zend
12 5 (1.72%) AppDynamics
13 4 (1.38%) Adobe
14 3 (1.03%) Qualys
14 3 (1.03%) Rackspace