Period
to 4 April 2020

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 4 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
England > East Midlands
6 months to
4 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 29 21 31
Rank change year-on-year -8 +10 -5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 234 377 420
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 7.02% 9.11% 7.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.37% 39.31% 36.84%
Number of salaries quoted 180 278 387
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.26% +18.75%
10th Percentile £26,250 £31,250 £27,800
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% 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 723 959 1,140
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 21.71% 23.16% 21.40%
Number of salaries quoted 592 636 966
Median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,013 £23,125 £23,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £65,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Linux as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Linux in the East Midlands.

Salary trend for Linux in the East Midlands

Linux
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Linux in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 4 April 2020.

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 4 April 2020. 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 -6 98 £45,000 -14.29% 41
Northamptonshire +15 69 £53,750 +2.38% 10
Derbyshire -7 27 £42,500 -5.56% 12
Leicestershire -28 23 £45,000 +32.35% 7
Lincolnshire +10 15 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Rutland +10 1 £27,500 -15.38%
Linux
England

For the 6 months to 4 April 2020, 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.

1 118 (50.43%) Windows
2 74 (31.62%) AWS
3 61 (26.07%) SQL
3 61 (26.07%) Microsoft
4 56 (23.93%) Azure
5 55 (23.50%) PowerShell
6 47 (20.09%) JavaScript
6 47 (20.09%) DevOps
7 40 (17.09%) Bash Shell
7 40 (17.09%) Java
8 39 (16.67%) MySQL
8 39 (16.67%) Data Centre
9 38 (16.24%) Oracle
10 36 (15.38%) Software Engineering
10 36 (15.38%) Git (software)
11 34 (14.53%) Agile Software Development
12 33 (14.10%) Retail
12 33 (14.10%) Active Directory
12 33 (14.10%) Test Automation
13 32 (13.68%) Oracle Database
13 32 (13.68%) C#
13 32 (13.68%) Unix
14 30 (12.82%) Python
14 30 (12.82%) PHP
15 29 (12.39%) Red Hat
15 29 (12.39%) Google
15 29 (12.39%) Kubernetes
16 28 (11.97%) Public Cloud
16 28 (11.97%) Docker
16 28 (11.97%) Puppet

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 20 (8.55%) Apache
2 8 (3.42%) Apache Spark
3 5 (2.14%) PrestaShop
3 5 (2.14%) WordPress
4 4 (1.71%) nginx
5 2 (0.85%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.85%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.43%) Apache Synapse
6 1 (0.43%) Confluence
6 1 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.43%) JBoss
6 1 (0.43%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.43%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (1.71%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.85%) 3ds Max
2 2 (0.85%) CINEMA 4D
2 2 (0.85%) LightWave 3D
2 2 (0.85%) Maya
2 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.85%) MODO
Business Applications
1 5 (2.14%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 74 (31.62%) AWS
2 56 (23.93%) Azure
3 25 (10.68%) SaaS
4 15 (6.41%) GitHub
5 10 (4.27%) IaaS
5 10 (4.27%) PaaS
6 9 (3.85%) GCP
7 8 (3.42%) Office 365
8 6 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (2.14%) AWS CloudFormation
9 5 (2.14%) AWS Lambda
9 5 (2.14%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (2.14%) Serverless
10 3 (1.28%) Amazon ELB
10 3 (1.28%) Amazon S3
10 3 (1.28%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (1.28%) Power Platform
11 2 (0.85%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.85%) PowerApps
11 2 (0.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 24 (10.26%) SAN
2 19 (8.12%) Firewall
3 14 (5.98%) TCP/IP
4 9 (3.85%) VoIP
5 8 (3.42%) DHCP
5 8 (3.42%) DNS
5 8 (3.42%) Wireless
6 7 (2.99%) Intrusion Detection
6 7 (2.99%) Network Security
6 7 (2.99%) VPN
7 6 (2.56%) Asterisk PBX
7 6 (2.56%) Internet
7 6 (2.56%) WAN
8 5 (2.14%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (2.14%) NAS
8 5 (2.14%) NetScaler
9 4 (1.71%) LAN
9 4 (1.71%) VLAN
10 3 (1.28%) PBX
10 3 (1.28%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (16.67%) MySQL
2 32 (13.68%) Oracle Database
3 18 (7.69%) SAP BW
3 18 (7.69%) SAP HANA
4 15 (6.41%) SQL Server
5 14 (5.98%) Big Data
6 11 (4.70%) Apache Hive
6 11 (4.70%) Hadoop
7 7 (2.99%) MariaDB
8 6 (2.56%) HBase
8 6 (2.56%) Impala
9 5 (2.14%) NoSQL
9 5 (2.14%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (2.14%) SQL Server 7
9 5 (2.14%) UniData
10 4 (1.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 4 (1.71%) Amazon RDS
10 4 (1.71%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (1.71%) SQL Server 2016
11 3 (1.28%) Redis
Development Applications
1 36 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 26 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 15 (6.41%) Bitbucket
4 14 (5.98%) Selenium
5 11 (4.70%) Cucumber
5 11 (4.70%) JIRA
6 6 (2.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (2.56%) GitLab
6 6 (2.56%) Gradle
7 4 (1.71%) Bazaar
7 4 (1.71%) Mercurial
7 4 (1.71%) Metasploit
7 4 (1.71%) TeamCity
7 4 (1.71%) Visual Studio
8 3 (1.28%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (0.85%) Artifactory
9 2 (0.85%) Grunt
9 2 (0.85%) SpecFlow
9 2 (0.85%) Vagrant
9 2 (0.85%) webpack
General
1 33 (14.10%) Retail
2 23 (9.83%) Finance
3 8 (3.42%) Automotive
4 4 (1.71%) Games
5 3 (1.28%) Back Office
5 3 (1.28%) Billing
5 3 (1.28%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.85%) Law
6 2 (0.85%) Public Sector
7 1 (0.43%) Banking
7 1 (0.43%) Marketing
7 1 (0.43%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (20.51%) Developer
2 39 (16.67%) Analyst
3 29 (12.39%) PHP Developer
4 26 (11.11%) Administrator
5 24 (10.26%) DevOps Engineer
6 19 (8.12%) Support Engineer
7 18 (7.69%) SAP Administrator
7 18 (7.69%) SAP Basis Administrator
8 17 (7.26%) DBA
8 17 (7.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 14 (5.98%) Full Stack Developer
10 13 (5.56%) Oracle DBA
10 13 (5.56%) Server Analyst
11 12 (5.13%) Support Analyst
12 11 (4.70%) Linux Engineer
12 11 (4.70%) Server Support
12 11 (4.70%) Server Support Analyst
13 10 (4.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 10 (4.27%) IT Support
13 10 (4.27%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (11.11%) HTML
2 23 (9.83%) AngularJS
3 22 (9.40%) .NET
3 22 (9.40%) LAMP
4 19 (8.12%) Web Services
5 18 (7.69%) SAP Basis
6 17 (7.26%) CSS
7 15 (6.41%) RESTful
8 12 (5.13%) Node.js
9 11 (4.70%) Kafka
9 11 (4.70%) Vue.js
10 10 (4.27%) Laravel
11 9 (3.85%) XML
12 8 (3.42%) Elastic Stack
12 8 (3.42%) HTML5
12 8 (3.42%) jQuery
12 8 (3.42%) Symfony
13 7 (2.99%) .NET Core
14 6 (2.56%) XHTML
15 5 (2.14%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 39 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 28 (11.97%) Public Cloud
3 26 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (5.98%) Self-Motivation
5 12 (5.13%) Algorithms
6 10 (4.27%) Data Structures
7 9 (3.85%) Linux Command Line
8 7 (2.99%) Greenfield Project
9 5 (2.14%) Replication
10 4 (1.71%) Social Media
11 2 (0.85%) 3D Graphics
11 2 (0.85%) Device Driver
11 2 (0.85%) Embedded Systems
11 2 (0.85%) Enterprise Cloud
11 2 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.85%) Handset
11 2 (0.85%) HP Superdome
11 2 (0.85%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.85%) Online Games
11 2 (0.85%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 118 (50.43%) Windows
2 32 (13.68%) Unix
3 27 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 24 (10.26%) Ubuntu
5 18 (7.69%) Windows Server
6 17 (7.26%) Windows Server 2016
7 12 (5.13%) CentOS
8 11 (4.70%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (4.27%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (3.42%) AIX
10 8 (3.42%) Windows 10
11 5 (2.14%) HPUX
11 5 (2.14%) Mac OS X
12 4 (1.71%) Solaris
12 4 (1.71%) Windows 7
12 4 (1.71%) Windows Server 2019
13 2 (0.85%) Embedded Linux
13 2 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.43%) Debian
14 1 (0.43%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (20.09%) DevOps
2 36 (15.38%) Software Engineering
3 34 (14.53%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (14.10%) Test Automation
5 28 (11.97%) Multichannel Retail
6 26 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 20 (8.55%) Unit Testing
8 19 (8.12%) CRM
9 18 (7.69%) OOP
10 17 (7.26%) Change Control
10 17 (7.26%) Incident Management
10 17 (7.26%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 17 (7.26%) Project Delivery
11 16 (6.84%) Mentoring
12 15 (6.41%) Problem-Solving
12 15 (6.41%) Service Delivery
13 13 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
13 13 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (5.56%) Microservices
14 12 (5.13%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (26.07%) SQL
2 55 (23.50%) PowerShell
3 47 (20.09%) JavaScript
4 40 (17.09%) Bash Shell
4 40 (17.09%) Java
5 32 (13.68%) C#
6 30 (12.82%) PHP
6 30 (12.82%) Python
7 17 (7.26%) ABAP
8 16 (6.84%) PHP 7
9 15 (6.41%) PL/SQL
10 7 (2.99%) C
10 7 (2.99%) C++
10 7 (2.99%) Scala
11 6 (2.56%) Perl
12 5 (2.14%) PHP 5
12 5 (2.14%) Ruby
13 4 (1.71%) Go
14 3 (1.28%) ES6
15 1 (0.43%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 13 (5.56%) Oracle Certification
2 12 (5.13%) OCP
3 7 (2.99%) AWS Certification
3 7 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (2.99%) Security Cleared
4 6 (2.56%) Degree
5 5 (2.14%) MCSA
5 5 (2.14%) MCSE
6 4 (1.71%) MCDBA
7 3 (1.28%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.85%) CCNA
8 2 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.85%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.85%) ISEB
8 2 (0.85%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.85%) OCA
9 1 (0.43%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.43%) MCP
9 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Certified Architect
9 1 (0.43%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.99%) GDPR
1 7 (2.99%) QA
2 5 (2.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.71%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.28%) SLA
5 1 (0.43%) HL7
5 1 (0.43%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.43%) PMO
5 1 (0.43%) PSD2
System Software
1 33 (14.10%) Active Directory
2 28 (11.97%) Docker
3 22 (9.40%) Hyper-V
3 22 (9.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (8.12%) Virtual Machines
5 13 (5.56%) Oracle RAC
6 11 (4.70%) XenApp
7 7 (2.99%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (2.99%) vSphere
8 5 (2.14%) HDFS
9 4 (1.71%) Firmware
10 3 (1.28%) GPFS
10 3 (1.28%) Lustre
11 2 (0.85%) Kamailio
12 1 (0.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 1 (0.43%) Oracle Clusterware
12 1 (0.43%) pfSense
12 1 (0.43%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 29 (12.39%) Kubernetes
2 28 (11.97%) Puppet
3 24 (10.26%) SCOM
4 22 (9.40%) Ansible
5 21 (8.97%) WSUS
6 19 (8.12%) Opscode Chef
6 19 (8.12%) SCCM
7 13 (5.56%) Data Guard
7 13 (5.56%) Oracle RMAN
8 12 (5.13%) SCVMM
8 12 (5.13%) ZABBIX
9 10 (4.27%) Terraform
10 7 (2.99%) Oozie
11 4 (1.71%) Grafana
11 4 (1.71%) vCenter Server
12 3 (1.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 2 (0.85%) HP Data Protector
13 2 (0.85%) Oracle Statspack
13 2 (0.85%) Rancher
14 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 61 (26.07%) Microsoft
2 38 (16.24%) Oracle
3 29 (12.39%) Google
3 29 (12.39%) Red Hat
4 28 (11.97%) VMware
5 23 (9.83%) NetApp
6 19 (8.12%) HP
6 19 (8.12%) SAP
7 18 (7.69%) Cisco
8 16 (6.84%) Citrix
9 7 (2.99%) New Relic
9 7 (2.99%) SaltStack
10 6 (2.56%) Veeam
11 5 (2.14%) AppDynamics
11 5 (2.14%) Palo Alto
11 5 (2.14%) ServiceNow
11 5 (2.14%) SolarWinds
11 5 (2.14%) Splunk
12 3 (1.28%) Apple
12 3 (1.28%) Darktrace