Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
England > East Midlands
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 24 26
Rank change year-on-year -8 +2 +3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 358 556 591
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 6.88% 8.46% 7.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.17% 35.21% 35.10%
Number of salaries quoted 314 482 547
East Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% - +17.65%
10th Percentile £26,825 £27,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £53,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +7.78%

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 1113 1579 1684
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 21.39% 24.02% 22.54%
Number of salaries quoted 931 1238 1341
East Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £21,000 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £55,000 £53,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 17 November 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 17 November 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 -1 174 £44,250 +4.12% 24
Northamptonshire +4 100 £32,000 -11.11% 2
Leicestershire -19 33 £35,285 -17.94% 7
Derbyshire -25 26 £31,250 -21.88%
Lincolnshire -20 17 £28,750 -11.54% 3
Linux
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 (39.66%) Windows
2 128 (35.75%) Agile Software Development
3 103 (28.77%) Python
4 95 (26.54%) Java
4 95 (26.54%) DevOps
5 90 (25.14%) Unix
6 79 (22.07%) SQL
6 79 (22.07%) MySQL
6 79 (22.07%) Amazon AWS
7 77 (21.51%) Software Engineering
8 65 (18.16%) Git (software)
9 64 (17.88%) Scrum
10 61 (17.04%) Oracle
10 61 (17.04%) C#
11 60 (16.76%) C++
11 60 (16.76%) JavaScript
12 59 (16.48%) PHP
12 59 (16.48%) Microsoft
13 58 (16.20%) Degree
14 50 (13.97%) Ruby
15 49 (13.69%) Microsoft Azure
15 49 (13.69%) Ansible
16 47 (13.13%) Continuous Integration
17 46 (12.85%) Bash Shell
17 46 (12.85%) SQL Server
17 46 (12.85%) Puppet
18 45 (12.57%) Opscode Chef
19 43 (12.01%) Jenkins
19 43 (12.01%) OO
20 42 (11.73%) Computer Science

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 (5.87%) Apache
2 19 (5.31%) JBoss
2 19 (5.31%) MS Exchange
3 15 (4.19%) OpenStack
4 13 (3.63%) IIS
5 10 (2.79%) WebSphere
6 8 (2.23%) nginx
6 8 (2.23%) Tomcat
7 7 (1.96%) Confluence
7 7 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (1.96%) WebLogic
8 6 (1.68%) CloudStack
8 6 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (1.68%) SharePoint
9 5 (1.40%) Apache Spark
10 4 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (0.84%) NetWeaver
12 2 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.56%) Oracle Application Server
12 2 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 11 (3.07%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.96%) EPLAN
3 1 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.28%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.12%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.56%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.28%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.28%) Magento
3 1 (0.28%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 79 (22.07%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (13.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (11.17%) GitHub
4 13 (3.63%) Office 365
5 12 (3.35%) SaaS
6 9 (2.51%) Amazon EC2
6 9 (2.51%) Amazon S3
6 9 (2.51%) AWS CloudFormation
7 6 (1.68%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 6 (1.68%) AWS Lambda
7 6 (1.68%) Serverless
8 5 (1.40%) Asana
8 5 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (1.12%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
9 4 (1.12%) Dynamics 365
10 3 (0.84%) IaaS
11 2 (0.56%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (0.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 35 (9.78%) Firewall
2 23 (6.42%) DNS
3 19 (5.31%) TCP/IP
4 11 (3.07%) SAN
5 9 (2.51%) NetScaler
6 7 (1.96%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (1.96%) LAN
6 7 (1.96%) MPLS
6 7 (1.96%) NAS
6 7 (1.96%) Profibus
6 7 (1.96%) RFID
6 7 (1.96%) SSL
6 7 (1.96%) VPN
6 7 (1.96%) VSAN
6 7 (1.96%) WAN
7 6 (1.68%) DHCP
8 5 (1.40%) Network Security
9 4 (1.12%) SSH
9 4 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (0.84%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (22.07%) MySQL
2 46 (12.85%) SQL Server
3 29 (8.10%) Oracle Database
4 22 (6.15%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (3.07%) NoSQL
5 11 (3.07%) Oracle Database 11g
6 10 (2.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (2.51%) Relational Database
7 9 (2.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (2.23%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
9 7 (1.96%) Big Data
9 7 (1.96%) Oracle Database 12c
9 7 (1.96%) RDBMS
9 7 (1.96%) SQL Server 2016
10 6 (1.68%) MongoDB
10 6 (1.68%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (1.12%) DB2
11 4 (1.12%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (1.12%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 65 (18.16%) Git (software)
2 43 (12.01%) Jenkins
3 39 (10.89%) Subversion
4 21 (5.87%) JIRA
5 17 (4.75%) Visual Studio
6 16 (4.47%) TeamCity
7 10 (2.79%) Selenium
8 9 (2.51%) Appium
8 9 (2.51%) Calabash
8 9 (2.51%) JMeter
8 9 (2.51%) WebDriver
9 8 (2.23%) JConsole
9 8 (2.23%) LoadRunner
9 8 (2.23%) NeoLoad
9 8 (2.23%) Octopus Deploy
9 8 (2.23%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (2.23%) The Grinder
9 8 (2.23%) VisualVM
10 6 (1.68%) PHPUnit
10 6 (1.68%) Redmine
General
1 39 (10.89%) Finance
2 27 (7.54%) Games
3 26 (7.26%) Retail
4 20 (5.59%) Electronics
5 14 (3.91%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.23%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (1.12%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.12%) Marketing
7 4 (1.12%) Retail Banking
8 3 (0.84%) Banking
8 3 (0.84%) French Language
9 1 (0.28%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.28%) Automotive
9 1 (0.28%) Back Office
9 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.28%) Law
9 1 (0.28%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 88 (24.58%) Developer
2 60 (16.76%) Software Engineer
3 44 (12.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 41 (11.45%) Linux Engineer
5 40 (11.17%) Administrator
6 38 (10.61%) C++ Software Engineer
7 32 (8.94%) Software Developer
8 27 (7.54%) Analyst
8 27 (7.54%) C++ Developer
9 25 (6.98%) DBA
9 25 (6.98%) PHP Developer
10 23 (6.42%) AWS DevOps
10 23 (6.42%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 23 (6.42%) Support Analyst
11 22 (6.15%) AWS Engineer
12 20 (5.59%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 20 (5.59%) Systems Administrator
13 19 (5.31%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 19 (5.31%) Graduate
13 19 (5.31%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (10.34%) HTML
2 31 (8.66%) LAMP
2 31 (8.66%) Web Services
3 29 (8.10%) .NET
4 28 (7.82%) CSS
5 25 (6.98%) XML
6 22 (6.15%) HTML5
7 21 (5.87%) REST
8 19 (5.31%) jQuery
9 18 (5.03%) AngularJS
10 16 (4.47%) SOAP
11 13 (3.63%) Laravel
12 10 (2.79%) Ajax
12 10 (2.79%) Elastic Stack
12 10 (2.79%) RESTful
13 9 (2.51%) JSON
13 9 (2.51%) Polymer
13 9 (2.51%) Web Components
14 8 (2.23%) .NET Framework
14 8 (2.23%) React
Miscellaneous
1 42 (11.73%) Computer Science
2 27 (7.54%) Algorithms
3 24 (6.70%) Data Centre
4 20 (5.59%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (3.63%) Driving Licence
6 12 (3.35%) Mobile App
7 9 (2.51%) Client/Server
7 9 (2.51%) Clustering
7 9 (2.51%) Video\Live Streaming
8 7 (1.96%) CAN bus
8 7 (1.96%) CLARiiON
8 7 (1.96%) SCADA
9 5 (1.40%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.40%) NHS
9 5 (1.40%) Replication
9 5 (1.40%) Wiki
10 4 (1.12%) Linux Command Line
11 3 (0.84%) Device Driver
11 3 (0.84%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (0.84%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 142 (39.66%) Windows
2 90 (25.14%) Unix
3 41 (11.45%) Windows Server
4 24 (6.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (5.31%) Embedded Linux
6 12 (3.35%) CentOS
6 12 (3.35%) Solaris
7 11 (3.07%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (2.79%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (2.51%) AIX
10 6 (1.68%) Android
10 6 (1.68%) Apple iOS
10 6 (1.68%) Mac OS
10 6 (1.68%) Windows Mobile
11 5 (1.40%) Ubuntu
12 4 (1.12%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.84%) Data ONTAP
14 2 (0.56%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (35.75%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (26.54%) DevOps
3 77 (21.51%) Software Engineering
4 64 (17.88%) Scrum
5 47 (13.13%) Continuous Integration
6 43 (12.01%) OO
7 39 (10.89%) OOP
8 35 (9.78%) Computer Vision
9 34 (9.50%) Configuration Management
10 30 (8.38%) Mathematics
11 29 (8.10%) Unit Testing
12 28 (7.82%) Performance Tuning
13 25 (6.98%) Open Source
14 24 (6.70%) MVC
14 24 (6.70%) SDLC
15 22 (6.15%) TDD
16 21 (5.87%) Test Automation
17 18 (5.03%) ITIL
17 18 (5.03%) Physics
18 17 (4.75%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 103 (28.77%) Python
2 95 (26.54%) Java
3 79 (22.07%) SQL
4 61 (17.04%) C#
5 60 (16.76%) C++
5 60 (16.76%) JavaScript
6 59 (16.48%) PHP
7 50 (13.97%) Ruby
8 46 (12.85%) Bash Shell
9 35 (9.78%) C
10 25 (6.98%) Perl
11 19 (5.31%) Shell Script
12 15 (4.19%) PL/SQL
13 11 (3.07%) PowerShell
14 6 (1.68%) Scala
15 5 (1.40%) R
16 3 (0.84%) ABAP
16 3 (0.84%) COBOL
17 2 (0.56%) Go
18 1 (0.28%) GLSL
Qualifications
1 58 (16.20%) Degree
2 27 (7.54%) PhD
3 21 (5.87%) Computer Science Degree
4 11 (3.07%) MCSE
4 11 (3.07%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (1.96%) MCSA
6 6 (1.68%) SC Cleared
6 6 (1.68%) Security Cleared
7 4 (1.12%) CCNA
7 4 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.84%) MCDBA
8 3 (0.84%) OCA
8 3 (0.84%) OCP
8 3 (0.84%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (0.56%) CCNP
9 2 (0.56%) CEH
9 2 (0.56%) CISSP
9 2 (0.56%) MCITP
9 2 (0.56%) RHCT
9 2 (0.56%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (8.10%) QA
2 10 (2.79%) SLA
3 8 (2.23%) PMO
4 5 (1.40%) Data Quality
5 4 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (1.12%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.56%) GDPR
7 1 (0.28%) COBIT
7 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 27 (7.54%) Active Directory
2 25 (6.98%) Docker
3 21 (5.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (3.63%) Virtual Machines
4 13 (3.63%) Xen
5 12 (3.35%) vSphere
6 11 (3.07%) Hyper-V
7 9 (2.51%) Oracle RAC
7 9 (2.51%) XenApp
7 9 (2.51%) XenDesktop
8 7 (1.96%) Microsoft App-V
8 7 (1.96%) vCloud
9 6 (1.68%) XenServer
10 5 (1.40%) Firmware
11 4 (1.12%) VMware Workstation
12 3 (0.84%) VMware Server
13 2 (0.56%) Snort
13 2 (0.56%) Terminal Services
14 1 (0.28%) iptables
Systems Management
1 49 (13.69%) Ansible
2 46 (12.85%) Puppet
3 45 (12.57%) Opscode Chef
4 23 (6.42%) Terraform
5 10 (2.79%) Nagios
6 9 (2.51%) Oracle RMAN
7 8 (2.23%) Data Guard
8 7 (1.96%) Kubernetes
8 7 (1.96%) ThinApp
9 6 (1.68%) Cobbler
9 6 (1.68%) Tivoli
10 3 (0.84%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 2 (0.56%) Failover Clustering
11 2 (0.56%) FortiGate
11 2 (0.56%) Jamf Pro
11 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 2 (0.56%) SCCM
11 2 (0.56%) SCOM
11 2 (0.56%) SCOrch
11 2 (0.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 61 (17.04%) Oracle
2 59 (16.48%) Microsoft
3 40 (11.17%) VMware
4 28 (7.82%) Red Hat
5 26 (7.26%) Cisco
6 22 (6.15%) NetApp
7 15 (4.19%) EMC
8 14 (3.91%) CheckPoint
8 14 (3.91%) Citrix
8 14 (3.91%) F5
9 12 (3.35%) Google
9 12 (3.35%) IBM
10 11 (3.07%) HP
10 11 (3.07%) Symantec
11 9 (2.51%) Juniper
11 9 (2.51%) McAfee
11 9 (2.51%) Palo Alto
11 9 (2.51%) Zend
12 8 (2.23%) Cognizant
12 8 (2.23%) Dynatrace