Period
to 22 November 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 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
England > East Midlands
6 months to
22 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 28 29 31
Rank change year-on-year +1 +2 -9
Permanent jobs citing Linux 293 344 366
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 7.44% 7.40% 6.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.03% 35.43% 32.56%
Number of salaries quoted 236 239 322
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 £28,008 £26,775
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,250 £61,125
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 861 971 1,124
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 21.86% 20.89% 21.38%
Number of salaries quoted 712 726 941
East Midlands median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.67% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £23,250 £21,250 £21,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +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 November 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 November 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 +10 136 £54,000 +8.00% 34
Northamptonshire +22 52 £47,500 +18.75% 18
Leicestershire -18 50 £40,000 +1.27% 11
Lincolnshire +15 29 £37,500 +19.05% 5
Derbyshire -15 26 £32,000 -28.89% 12
Linux
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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.

1 131 (44.71%) Windows
2 113 (38.57%) AWS
3 89 (30.38%) Agile Software Development
4 81 (27.65%) Microsoft
5 79 (26.96%) JavaScript
6 71 (24.23%) Azure
7 65 (22.18%) SQL
8 64 (21.84%) Unix
9 59 (20.14%) Java
10 57 (19.45%) MySQL
11 54 (18.43%) DevOps
12 52 (17.75%) C#
13 50 (17.06%) Data Centre
14 49 (16.72%) VMware
14 49 (16.72%) PowerShell
15 48 (16.38%) Python
16 47 (16.04%) Unit Testing
17 46 (15.70%) Oracle
17 46 (15.70%) Finance
17 46 (15.70%) Docker
18 44 (15.02%) Web Services
19 41 (13.99%) Git (software)
20 40 (13.65%) .NET
20 40 (13.65%) Kubernetes
21 39 (13.31%) AngularJS
21 39 (13.31%) Degree
22 38 (12.97%) VMware Infrastructure
22 38 (12.97%) Hyper-V
22 38 (12.97%) RESTful
23 37 (12.63%) Bash Shell

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 31 (10.58%) Apache
2 15 (5.12%) Elasticsearch
3 12 (4.10%) SharePoint
4 11 (3.75%) nginx
5 8 (2.73%) Apache Spark
6 7 (2.39%) WordPress
7 5 (1.71%) Confluence
7 5 (1.71%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.02%) OpenStack
8 3 (1.02%) PrestaShop
8 3 (1.02%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.68%) iPlanet
9 2 (0.68%) JBoss
9 2 (0.68%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.34%) CMS
10 1 (0.34%) Drupal
10 1 (0.34%) Joomla!
Applications
1 5 (1.71%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.02%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (1.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.02%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.68%) 3ds Max
3 2 (0.68%) Abaqus
3 2 (0.68%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.68%) CATIA
3 2 (0.68%) CINEMA 4D
3 2 (0.68%) LightWave 3D
3 2 (0.68%) Maya
3 2 (0.68%) MODO
4 1 (0.34%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 4 (1.37%) Magento
2 3 (1.02%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.68%) ENOVIA
4 1 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.34%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.34%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 113 (38.57%) AWS
2 71 (24.23%) Azure
3 23 (7.85%) Office 365
4 18 (6.14%) GCP
5 14 (4.78%) GitHub
5 14 (4.78%) IaaS
6 9 (3.07%) AWS CloudFormation
6 9 (3.07%) PaaS
7 6 (2.05%) SaaS
8 5 (1.71%) Amazon EKS
8 5 (1.71%) AWS Fargate
8 5 (1.71%) Datadog
9 4 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (1.37%) IBM Cloud
10 3 (1.02%) npm
11 2 (0.68%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.68%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.68%) Serverless
12 1 (0.34%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (8.19%) VPN
2 23 (7.85%) LAN
2 23 (7.85%) WAN
3 22 (7.51%) Firewall
3 22 (7.51%) SAN
4 16 (5.46%) VoIP
5 13 (4.44%) DNS
5 13 (4.44%) TCP/IP
6 12 (4.10%) DHCP
6 12 (4.10%) Wireless
7 11 (3.75%) Network Security
8 10 (3.41%) Intrusion Detection
9 7 (2.39%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (2.05%) SSH
11 5 (1.71%) Internet
11 5 (1.71%) ISDN
12 4 (1.37%) HTTP
12 4 (1.37%) PSTN
13 3 (1.02%) FTP
13 3 (1.02%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (19.45%) MySQL
2 21 (7.17%) Oracle Database
3 20 (6.83%) SQL Server
4 14 (4.78%) Amazon Aurora
5 13 (4.44%) SAP BW
5 13 (4.44%) SAP HANA
6 12 (4.10%) Big Data
6 12 (4.10%) MariaDB
6 12 (4.10%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (2.73%) Hadoop
8 7 (2.39%) HBase
9 6 (2.05%) Apache Hive
10 5 (1.71%) Impala
10 5 (1.71%) NoSQL
10 5 (1.71%) UniData
11 4 (1.37%) RDBMS
11 4 (1.37%) Redis
11 4 (1.37%) Relational Database
11 4 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (1.02%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 41 (13.99%) Git (software)
2 26 (8.87%) JIRA
3 25 (8.53%) Jenkins
4 19 (6.48%) Visual Studio
5 16 (5.46%) Bitbucket
6 13 (4.44%) PHPUnit
7 12 (4.10%) Selenium
8 11 (3.75%) Cucumber
9 9 (3.07%) Metasploit
10 5 (1.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (1.71%) GitLab
10 5 (1.71%) Gradle
11 4 (1.37%) Maven
12 3 (1.02%) Grunt
12 3 (1.02%) PuPHPet
12 3 (1.02%) Robot Framework
12 3 (1.02%) Vagrant
12 3 (1.02%) webpack
12 3 (1.02%) Xdebug
13 2 (0.68%) Bundler
General
1 46 (15.70%) Finance
2 37 (12.63%) Retail
3 14 (4.78%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.73%) Games
4 8 (2.73%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.05%) Automotive
6 5 (1.71%) Aerospace
7 3 (1.02%) Marketing
8 2 (0.68%) Banking
8 2 (0.68%) Military
9 1 (0.34%) Publishing
9 1 (0.34%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 83 (28.33%) Developer
2 35 (11.95%) Analyst
3 28 (9.56%) C# Developer
3 28 (9.56%) DevOps Engineer
4 26 (8.87%) PHP Developer
5 24 (8.19%) AWS Developer
5 24 (8.19%) Support Engineer
6 23 (7.85%) Full Stack Developer
7 22 (7.51%) Administrator
8 19 (6.48%) Senior Developer
9 18 (6.14%) Software Developer
9 18 (6.14%) Software Engineer
10 17 (5.80%) .NET Developer
10 17 (5.80%) C# .NET Developer
11 15 (5.12%) Consultant
12 13 (4.44%) SAP Administrator
13 12 (4.10%) C# Software Developer
13 12 (4.10%) SAP Basis Administrator
13 12 (4.10%) Senior .NET Developer
13 12 (4.10%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (15.02%) Web Services
2 40 (13.65%) .NET
3 39 (13.31%) AngularJS
4 38 (12.97%) RESTful
5 29 (9.90%) LAMP
6 28 (9.56%) HTML
7 25 (8.53%) CSS
7 25 (8.53%) Node.js
8 18 (6.14%) HTML5
9 17 (5.80%) .NET Core
9 17 (5.80%) J2EE
10 15 (5.12%) OAuth
10 15 (5.12%) SAML
11 13 (4.44%) SAP Basis
11 13 (4.44%) Spring
11 13 (4.44%) Vue.js
12 10 (3.41%) jQuery
13 9 (3.07%) Symfony
14 8 (2.73%) Laravel
15 7 (2.39%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 50 (17.06%) Data Centre
2 36 (12.29%) Public Cloud
3 35 (11.95%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (11.95%) Virtual Team
4 31 (10.58%) Self-Motivation
5 24 (8.19%) Algorithms
6 15 (5.12%) Data Structures
7 11 (3.75%) Management Information System
8 10 (3.41%) Linux Command Line
9 7 (2.39%) NHS
10 6 (2.05%) AS400
10 6 (2.05%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (1.02%) Device Driver
11 3 (1.02%) Enterprise Cloud
11 3 (1.02%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (1.02%) Mobile App
11 3 (1.02%) Private Cloud
11 3 (1.02%) User Experience
12 2 (0.68%) Cyberthreat
12 2 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 131 (44.71%) Windows
2 64 (21.84%) Unix
3 28 (9.56%) AIX
4 25 (8.53%) Windows Server
5 16 (5.46%) CentOS
6 14 (4.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (3.75%) Ubuntu
8 8 (2.73%) Oracle Linux
8 8 (2.73%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (2.05%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (2.05%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (1.71%) Android
10 5 (1.71%) HPUX
11 4 (1.37%) Apple iOS
11 4 (1.37%) Solaris
12 3 (1.02%) Mac OS
12 3 (1.02%) SUSE
12 3 (1.02%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.68%) Embedded Linux
13 2 (0.68%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (30.38%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (18.43%) DevOps
3 47 (16.04%) Unit Testing
4 32 (10.92%) Problem-Solving
5 30 (10.24%) Software Engineering
6 29 (9.90%) ITIL
7 23 (7.85%) Microservices
7 23 (7.85%) Test Automation
8 22 (7.51%) Computer Science
9 21 (7.17%) Cybersecurity
10 20 (6.83%) Mentoring
10 20 (6.83%) OOP
11 19 (6.48%) Scrum
12 16 (5.46%) Configuration Management
12 16 (5.46%) MVC
12 16 (5.46%) SIEM
12 16 (5.46%) Stakeholder Management
13 15 (5.12%) Identity Access Management
13 15 (5.12%) Presales
13 15 (5.12%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 79 (26.96%) JavaScript
2 65 (22.18%) SQL
3 59 (20.14%) Java
4 52 (17.75%) C#
5 49 (16.72%) PowerShell
6 48 (16.38%) Python
7 37 (12.63%) Bash Shell
8 36 (12.29%) PHP
9 16 (5.46%) C++
10 12 (4.10%) ABAP
10 12 (4.10%) C
10 12 (4.10%) PHP 7
11 10 (3.41%) Perl
12 9 (3.07%) VBScript
13 8 (2.73%) Go
13 8 (2.73%) Ruby
14 7 (2.39%) PL/SQL
15 5 (1.71%) PHP 5
15 5 (1.71%) Scala
16 4 (1.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 39 (13.31%) Degree
2 16 (5.46%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (5.12%) Master's Degree
3 15 (5.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 14 (4.78%) Security Cleared
5 11 (3.75%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (3.41%) MCSA
6 10 (3.41%) MCSE
7 8 (2.73%) AWS Certification
8 6 (2.05%) CCAA
8 6 (2.05%) Citrix Certification
8 6 (2.05%) Oracle Certification
9 5 (1.71%) CISM
9 5 (1.71%) CISSP
9 5 (1.71%) OCP
9 5 (1.71%) SC Cleared
10 4 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (1.37%) CISMP
11 3 (1.02%) OCA
12 2 (0.68%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.46%) SLA
2 9 (3.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.68%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.68%) NCSC
4 1 (0.34%) GDPR
4 1 (0.34%) HL7
4 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.34%) PSD2
4 1 (0.34%) QA
System Software
1 46 (15.70%) Docker
2 38 (12.97%) Hyper-V
2 38 (12.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (11.26%) Active Directory
4 15 (5.12%) Virtual Machines
5 13 (4.44%) vSphere
6 9 (3.07%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 7 (2.39%) XenApp
8 6 (2.05%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (1.02%) Firmware
10 2 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.34%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 40 (13.65%) Kubernetes
2 33 (11.26%) Ansible
3 28 (9.56%) Puppet
4 23 (7.85%) Opscode Chef
5 17 (5.80%) Terraform
6 13 (4.44%) SCOM
7 10 (3.41%) SCCM
8 9 (3.07%) SCVMM
9 8 (2.73%) ZABBIX
10 7 (2.39%) Nagios
10 7 (2.39%) Prometheus
11 6 (2.05%) Data Guard
11 6 (2.05%) Grafana
11 6 (2.05%) Oozie
11 6 (2.05%) Oracle RMAN
12 5 (1.71%) Packer
13 4 (1.37%) Rancher
13 4 (1.37%) WSUS
14 3 (1.02%) Icinga
14 3 (1.02%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 81 (27.65%) Microsoft
2 49 (16.72%) VMware
3 46 (15.70%) Oracle
4 27 (9.22%) Red Hat
5 24 (8.19%) Citrix
6 22 (7.51%) IBM
7 18 (6.14%) SAP
8 17 (5.80%) Google
9 15 (5.12%) ForgeRock
10 14 (4.78%) Cisco
11 11 (3.75%) HP
11 11 (3.75%) New Relic
11 11 (3.75%) Splunk
12 9 (3.07%) NetApp
13 7 (2.39%) AppDynamics
13 7 (2.39%) ServiceNow
14 5 (1.71%) SaltStack
15 4 (1.37%) Qualys
16 3 (1.02%) Adobe
16 3 (1.02%) WatchGuard