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

Linux
England / East Midlands
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 24 32
Rank change year-on-year -5 +8  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 173 289 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 6.57% 8.81% 6.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.02% 32.18% 29.53%
Number of salaries quoted 145 246 197
Median salary £40,000 £42,046 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.86% +5.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £30,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
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 524 898 816
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 19.90% 27.37% 21.69%
Number of salaries quoted 458 761 657
Median salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.28% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £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 24 June 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 24 June 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 -10 70 £40,000 - 12
Northamptonshire -2 61 £37,500 -9.63% 11
Derbyshire -6 14 £35,000 -11.39% 2
Leicestershire -18 10 £35,000 -17.64% 4
Lincolnshire -7 6 £28,500 -21.37% 4
Rutland - 2 £30,000 -
Linux
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 172 (45.50%) Windows
2 106 (28.04%) Agile Software Development
3 100 (26.46%) MySQL
4 89 (23.54%) JavaScript
5 85 (22.49%) Java
5 85 (22.49%) SQL
6 83 (21.96%) Degree
6 83 (21.96%) Git (software)
7 77 (20.37%) HTML
8 73 (19.31%) PHP
9 70 (18.52%) Web Services
9 70 (18.52%) Amazon AWS
10 68 (17.99%) CSS
11 67 (17.72%) Software Engineering
12 65 (17.20%) DevOps
13 63 (16.67%) Computer Science
14 58 (15.34%) LAMP
15 56 (14.81%) Python
16 55 (14.55%) OO
17 53 (14.02%) Unix
17 53 (14.02%) Apache
18 50 (13.23%) C++
19 49 (12.96%) Microsoft
19 49 (12.96%) Windows Server
20 47 (12.43%) VMware
21 42 (11.11%) SQL Server
22 41 (10.85%) Oracle
23 40 (10.58%) OOP
24 38 (10.05%) Firewall
25 34 (8.99%) MVC

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 53 (14.02%) Apache
2 26 (6.88%) IIS
3 14 (3.70%) JBoss
3 14 (3.70%) nginx
3 14 (3.70%) WebSphere
4 13 (3.44%) Tomcat
5 10 (2.65%) MS Exchange
6 9 (2.38%) OpenStack
6 9 (2.38%) WordPress
7 7 (1.85%) Apache Spark
8 4 (1.06%) Apache Solr
8 4 (1.06%) CMS
8 4 (1.06%) NetWeaver
9 3 (0.79%) CloudStack
9 3 (0.79%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.53%) ArcGIS
10 2 (0.53%) Confluence
10 2 (0.53%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.26%) Liferay
11 1 (0.26%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 13 (3.44%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.85%) Maple
3 5 (1.32%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.06%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.53%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 70 (18.52%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (6.08%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (2.38%) SaaS
5 8 (2.12%) GitHub
5 8 (2.12%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (1.06%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (1.06%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
7 3 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.79%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.79%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (0.79%) Office 365
8 2 (0.53%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.26%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.26%) IaaS
9 1 (0.26%) PaaS
9 1 (0.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 38 (10.05%) Firewall
2 27 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 23 (6.08%) DNS
4 18 (4.76%) SAN
5 15 (3.97%) Wireless
6 14 (3.70%) LAN
7 13 (3.44%) SSH
8 12 (3.17%) WAN
9 7 (1.85%) SSL
10 6 (1.59%) HTTPS
10 6 (1.59%) VPN
11 5 (1.32%) Internet
11 5 (1.32%) MPLS
11 5 (1.32%) NetScaler
11 5 (1.32%) VLAN
12 4 (1.06%) FTP
12 4 (1.06%) HTTP
12 4 (1.06%) LDAP
12 4 (1.06%) Radio Access Network
12 4 (1.06%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (26.46%) MySQL
2 42 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 22 (5.82%) NoSQL
4 21 (5.56%) MongoDB
5 19 (5.03%) PostgreSQL
6 16 (4.23%) Relational Database
7 14 (3.70%) Oracle Database
8 12 (3.17%) Big Data
8 12 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (3.17%) DB2
8 12 (3.17%) RDBMS
9 11 (2.91%) Redis
9 11 (2.91%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (1.85%) Apache Cassandra
10 7 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
12 5 (1.32%) Data Lake
12 5 (1.32%) Power BI
12 5 (1.32%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 83 (21.96%) Git (software)
2 22 (5.82%) Subversion
3 20 (5.29%) JIRA
4 15 (3.97%) Jenkins
5 14 (3.70%) LabVIEW
6 11 (2.91%) SonarQube
7 9 (2.38%) GitLab
8 6 (1.59%) PHPUnit
8 6 (1.59%) Redmine
9 5 (1.32%) JUnit
10 4 (1.06%) JConsole
10 4 (1.06%) LoadRunner
10 4 (1.06%) Mocha
10 4 (1.06%) NeoLoad
10 4 (1.06%) TeamCity
10 4 (1.06%) The Grinder
10 4 (1.06%) VisualVM
11 2 (0.53%) Android Studio
11 2 (0.53%) Grunt
11 2 (0.53%) gulp
General
1 23 (6.08%) Finance
2 20 (5.29%) Retail
3 15 (3.97%) Telecoms
4 14 (3.70%) Electronics
5 9 (2.38%) Games
5 9 (2.38%) Manufacturing
6 8 (2.12%) Banking
6 8 (2.12%) Marketing
7 5 (1.32%) Retail Banking
8 4 (1.06%) Automotive
8 4 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.26%) Advertising
9 1 (0.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 123 (32.54%) Developer
2 54 (14.29%) Analyst
3 38 (10.05%) PHP Developer
4 37 (9.79%) Software Engineer
5 35 (9.26%) Linux Engineer
5 35 (9.26%) Support Analyst
6 32 (8.47%) DevOps Engineer
7 27 (7.14%) Administrator
8 25 (6.61%) Java Developer
8 25 (6.61%) Software Developer
8 25 (6.61%) Systems Administrator
9 24 (6.35%) Linux Support
9 24 (6.35%) Senior Developer
10 23 (6.08%) Server Analyst
10 23 (6.08%) Server Support
10 23 (6.08%) Server Support Analyst
11 21 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
12 20 (5.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 16 (4.23%) Consultant
14 15 (3.97%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (20.37%) HTML
2 70 (18.52%) Web Services
3 68 (17.99%) CSS
4 58 (15.34%) LAMP
5 32 (8.47%) SOAP
6 30 (7.94%) HTML5
7 27 (7.14%) jQuery
8 26 (6.88%) AngularJS
9 21 (5.56%) Spring
9 21 (5.56%) XML
10 20 (5.29%) CSS3
11 19 (5.03%) Hibernate
11 19 (5.03%) Symfony
12 18 (4.76%) .NET
13 17 (4.50%) Ruby on Rails
14 15 (3.97%) Java EE
15 13 (3.44%) RESTful
16 12 (3.17%) Ember.js
16 12 (3.17%) JSON
16 12 (3.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 63 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 21 (5.56%) Data Centre
2 21 (5.56%) Linux Command Line
3 17 (4.50%) Algorithms
4 14 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (2.91%) Device Driver
5 11 (2.91%) Mainframe
6 10 (2.65%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 8 (2.12%) Clustering
8 6 (1.59%) Driving Licence
8 6 (1.59%) Hybrid Cloud
9 5 (1.32%) iPhone
9 5 (1.32%) Virtual Team
10 4 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.06%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.06%) Public Cloud
10 4 (1.06%) Social Media
11 3 (0.79%) CMDB
11 3 (0.79%) Embedded Systems
11 3 (0.79%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 172 (45.50%) Windows
2 53 (14.02%) Unix
3 49 (12.96%) Windows Server
4 32 (8.47%) Ubuntu
5 22 (5.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (5.03%) CentOS
7 16 (4.23%) Mac OS
7 16 (4.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (3.70%) Debian
8 14 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (3.44%) Mac OS X
10 10 (2.65%) Android
10 10 (2.65%) Data ONTAP
10 10 (2.65%) Embedded Linux
11 7 (1.85%) HPUX
12 6 (1.59%) Apple iOS
13 5 (1.32%) AIX
13 5 (1.32%) Solaris
14 4 (1.06%) Windows 7
14 4 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (28.04%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (17.72%) Software Engineering
3 65 (17.20%) DevOps
4 55 (14.55%) OO
5 40 (10.58%) OOP
6 34 (8.99%) MVC
7 32 (8.47%) Mathematics
7 32 (8.47%) Scrum
8 25 (6.61%) Mentoring
8 25 (6.61%) TDD
9 24 (6.35%) Computer Vision
9 24 (6.35%) SDLC
10 22 (5.82%) Continuous Integration
10 22 (5.82%) Physics
11 20 (5.29%) Customer Requirements
12 19 (5.03%) Configuration Management
13 18 (4.76%) Waterfall
13 18 (4.76%) Web Development
14 17 (4.50%) Test Automation
14 17 (4.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 89 (23.54%) JavaScript
2 85 (22.49%) Java
2 85 (22.49%) SQL
3 73 (19.31%) PHP
4 56 (14.81%) Python
5 50 (13.23%) C++
6 31 (8.20%) C#
7 29 (7.67%) C
8 28 (7.41%) Ruby
9 21 (5.56%) Bash Shell
10 19 (5.03%) PowerShell
11 18 (4.76%) Perl
12 17 (4.50%) MATLAB
13 16 (4.23%) R
13 16 (4.23%) Shell Script
14 11 (2.91%) COBOL
14 11 (2.91%) PL/SQL
15 7 (1.85%) Scala
16 4 (1.06%) ABAP
17 3 (0.79%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 83 (21.96%) Degree
2 28 (7.41%) PhD
3 26 (6.88%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (1.32%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.06%) MCSE
5 4 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.79%) CCNA
6 3 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.79%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.79%) OCA
6 3 (0.79%) OCP
6 3 (0.79%) Oracle Certification
6 3 (0.79%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.53%) CEH
7 2 (0.53%) CISSP
7 2 (0.53%) CompTIA Security+
7 2 (0.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.53%) MCSA
7 2 (0.53%) RHCT
7 2 (0.53%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.85%) QA
2 6 (1.59%) GCP
2 6 (1.59%) SLA
3 4 (1.06%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.06%) PMO
4 2 (0.53%) HL7
4 2 (0.53%) IEC 61131
4 2 (0.53%) JTAG
4 2 (0.53%) MISRA
4 2 (0.53%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.26%) DICOM
5 1 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.26%) GDPR
5 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 30 (7.94%) Docker
1 30 (7.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (6.35%) Active Directory
3 18 (4.76%) vSphere
4 16 (4.23%) Firmware
4 16 (4.23%) Hyper-V
5 13 (3.44%) Virtual Machines
6 10 (2.65%) Xen
7 5 (1.32%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (1.32%) NFS
7 5 (1.32%) vCloud
7 5 (1.32%) XenApp
7 5 (1.32%) XenDesktop
8 4 (1.06%) iptables
9 3 (0.79%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (0.79%) VMware Workstation
9 3 (0.79%) XenServer
10 2 (0.53%) Postfix
10 2 (0.53%) Snort
10 2 (0.53%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 22 (5.82%) Ansible
2 21 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
2 21 (5.56%) Puppet
3 8 (2.12%) Terraform
4 7 (1.85%) HAProxy
5 5 (1.32%) ThinApp
6 4 (1.06%) CFEngine
7 3 (0.79%) Cobbler
7 3 (0.79%) Data Guard
7 3 (0.79%) Kubernetes
7 3 (0.79%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (0.79%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.53%) FortiGate
8 2 (0.53%) Hadoop YARN
8 2 (0.53%) SCCM
8 2 (0.53%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.26%) Linux-HA
9 1 (0.26%) Salt
9 1 (0.26%) SCOM
9 1 (0.26%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 49 (12.96%) Microsoft
2 47 (12.43%) VMware
3 41 (10.85%) Oracle
4 27 (7.14%) Red Hat
5 24 (6.35%) NetApp
6 21 (5.56%) Citrix
7 18 (4.76%) Cisco
8 13 (3.44%) Zend
9 10 (2.65%) IBM
9 10 (2.65%) SAP
10 9 (2.38%) Xilinx
11 8 (2.12%) CheckPoint
11 8 (2.12%) Cognizant
11 8 (2.12%) EMC
11 8 (2.12%) F5
11 8 (2.12%) HP
12 7 (1.85%) Juniper
12 7 (1.85%) SolarWinds
12 7 (1.85%) Symantec
13 5 (1.32%) McAfee
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £310000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: Competitive Salary + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham
FRG Technology Consulting
Salary: £38000 per annum + Generous benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £40,000
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £33,000
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Lincolnshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Barton-upon-Humber
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Lynx Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum + 10-25% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Square One Resources
Posted: 3 days ago
Kettering
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Wellingborough, Northamptonshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £29000 - £30000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £ negotiable + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 4 days ago
Grantham, Lincolnshire
X4 Group
Salary: Market related
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £25k per year + .
Posted: 4 days ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £22,000 per annum + Stock Options
Posted: 5 days ago
Kettering
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 23 days ago