Period
to 17 February 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 17 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
England > East Midlands
6 months to
17 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 32 21 28
Rank change year-on-year -11 +7 -4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 238 395 431
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 6.69% 9.33% 8.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.91% 40.22% 36.93%
Number of salaries quoted 179 270 379
East Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £48,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.22% +7.78% +18.42%
10th Percentile £26,250 £30,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
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 770 982 1,167
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 21.64% 23.20% 22.04%
Number of salaries quoted 632 666 990
East Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £23,138 £23,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £63,725 £64,375 £60,000
England median annual salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.11% +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 17 February 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 17 February 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 -10 102 £52,500 -4.55% 35
Northamptonshire +11 69 £65,000 +30.00% 17
Leicestershire -36 30 £42,500 +13.33% 17
Lincolnshire +12 20 £37,500 +7.14% 6
Derbyshire -25 17 £35,000 -22.22% 22
Rutland +13 1 £27,500 -15.38%
Linux
England

For the 6 months to 17 February 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.

1 113 (47.48%) Windows
2 87 (36.55%) AWS
3 63 (26.47%) SQL
4 54 (22.69%) Java
4 54 (22.69%) JavaScript
4 54 (22.69%) Microsoft
5 47 (19.75%) Azure
6 46 (19.33%) MySQL
7 45 (18.91%) Agile Software Development
8 44 (18.49%) PowerShell
9 43 (18.07%) Unix
9 43 (18.07%) Data Centre
10 42 (17.65%) Oracle
11 41 (17.23%) DevOps
12 36 (15.13%) C#
13 34 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
14 33 (13.87%) Oracle Database
14 33 (13.87%) Retail
14 33 (13.87%) Software Engineering
14 33 (13.87%) Public Cloud
15 32 (13.45%) Active Directory
15 32 (13.45%) Bash Shell
15 32 (13.45%) Git (software)
16 31 (13.03%) PHP
16 31 (13.03%) Web Services
16 31 (13.03%) Finance
17 29 (12.18%) Google
18 28 (11.76%) Test Automation
18 28 (11.76%) VMware
18 28 (11.76%) Python

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 (8.82%) Apache
2 8 (3.36%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (2.94%) Apache Spark
4 5 (2.10%) PrestaShop
4 5 (2.10%) WordPress
5 4 (1.68%) nginx
6 3 (1.26%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.84%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.84%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.84%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.42%) Confluence
8 1 (0.42%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (1.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.84%) 3ds Max
2 2 (0.84%) CINEMA 4D
2 2 (0.84%) LightWave 3D
2 2 (0.84%) Maya
2 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.84%) MODO
3 1 (0.42%) Abaqus
Business Applications
1 5 (2.10%) Magento
2 1 (0.42%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 87 (36.55%) AWS
2 47 (19.75%) Azure
3 17 (7.14%) SaaS
4 16 (6.72%) GitHub
5 14 (5.88%) IaaS
6 12 (5.04%) GCP
6 12 (5.04%) Office 365
7 9 (3.78%) PaaS
8 6 (2.52%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (2.10%) AWS CloudFormation
9 5 (2.10%) AWS Lambda
9 5 (2.10%) Serverless
10 3 (1.26%) Amazon S3
10 3 (1.26%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.84%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (0.84%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 2 (0.84%) IBM Cloud
11 2 (0.84%) npm
11 2 (0.84%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (7.56%) SAN
2 17 (7.14%) Firewall
3 13 (5.46%) VoIP
3 13 (5.46%) WAN
4 12 (5.04%) Wireless
5 11 (4.62%) LAN
6 10 (4.20%) DNS
6 10 (4.20%) VPN
7 9 (3.78%) Network Security
8 8 (3.36%) DHCP
8 8 (3.36%) TCP/IP
9 7 (2.94%) Internet
9 7 (2.94%) Intrusion Detection
10 5 (2.10%) Asterisk PBX
11 4 (1.68%) SSH
12 3 (1.26%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (1.26%) NetScaler
12 3 (1.26%) Unified Communications
13 2 (0.84%) InfiniBand
13 2 (0.84%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (19.33%) MySQL
2 33 (13.87%) Oracle Database
3 22 (9.24%) SAP BW
3 22 (9.24%) SAP HANA
4 17 (7.14%) Big Data
5 15 (6.30%) SQL Server
6 11 (4.62%) Apache Hive
6 11 (4.62%) Hadoop
7 8 (3.36%) Amazon Aurora
8 7 (2.94%) MariaDB
9 6 (2.52%) HBase
9 6 (2.52%) Impala
10 5 (2.10%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (2.10%) UniData
11 4 (1.68%) Amazon RDS
11 4 (1.68%) Redis
12 3 (1.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 3 (1.26%) DB2
12 3 (1.26%) NoSQL
12 3 (1.26%) SQL Server 7
Development Applications
1 32 (13.45%) Git (software)
2 24 (10.08%) Jenkins
3 14 (5.88%) Bitbucket
3 14 (5.88%) JIRA
4 13 (5.46%) Selenium
5 10 (4.20%) Cucumber
5 10 (4.20%) Visual Studio
6 6 (2.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (2.52%) GitLab
6 6 (2.52%) Gradle
7 4 (1.68%) PHPUnit
8 3 (1.26%) Bazaar
8 3 (1.26%) Metasploit
9 2 (0.84%) GCC
9 2 (0.84%) Grunt
9 2 (0.84%) RSpec
9 2 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.84%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.84%) Vagrant
9 2 (0.84%) WebDriver
General
1 33 (13.87%) Retail
2 31 (13.03%) Finance
3 8 (3.36%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.52%) Automotive
5 4 (1.68%) Games
5 4 (1.68%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.84%) Billing
6 2 (0.84%) Public Sector
7 1 (0.42%) Back Office
7 1 (0.42%) Banking
7 1 (0.42%) Marketing
7 1 (0.42%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (21.85%) Developer
2 35 (14.71%) Analyst
3 28 (11.76%) PHP Developer
4 27 (11.34%) Administrator
5 23 (9.66%) Support Engineer
6 22 (9.24%) SAP Administrator
7 21 (8.82%) SAP Basis Administrator
8 17 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
8 17 (7.14%) Full Stack Developer
9 15 (6.30%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 14 (5.88%) Server Analyst
10 14 (5.88%) Software Engineer
11 13 (5.46%) IT Support
12 12 (5.04%) DBA
12 12 (5.04%) IT Engineer
12 12 (5.04%) IT Support Engineer
12 12 (5.04%) Server Support
12 12 (5.04%) Server Support Analyst
12 12 (5.04%) Support Analyst
13 10 (4.20%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (13.03%) Web Services
2 26 (10.92%) AngularJS
3 25 (10.50%) .NET
4 23 (9.66%) HTML
4 23 (9.66%) LAMP
5 22 (9.24%) CSS
5 22 (9.24%) RESTful
5 22 (9.24%) SAP Basis
6 13 (5.46%) Node.js
6 13 (5.46%) Vue.js
7 11 (4.62%) Kafka
7 11 (4.62%) Laravel
8 10 (4.20%) .NET Core
9 9 (3.78%) Elastic Stack
9 9 (3.78%) Symfony
10 8 (3.36%) HTML5
10 8 (3.36%) jQuery
11 7 (2.94%) Spring
11 7 (2.94%) XML
12 6 (2.52%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 43 (18.07%) Data Centre
2 34 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (13.87%) Public Cloud
4 20 (8.40%) Self-Motivation
5 16 (6.72%) Virtual Team
6 14 (5.88%) Algorithms
7 10 (4.20%) Data Structures
7 10 (4.20%) Linux Command Line
8 7 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
9 6 (2.52%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.68%) Enterprise Cloud
10 4 (1.68%) Hybrid Cloud
10 4 (1.68%) Private Cloud
11 3 (1.26%) Device Driver
11 3 (1.26%) Replication
11 3 (1.26%) Social Media
12 2 (0.84%) Handset
12 2 (0.84%) HP Superdome
12 2 (0.84%) Online Games
12 2 (0.84%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 113 (47.48%) Windows
2 43 (18.07%) Unix
3 24 (10.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (7.98%) Ubuntu
5 14 (5.88%) AIX
6 13 (5.46%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (5.04%) Windows Server
8 11 (4.62%) CentOS
9 7 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (2.52%) Windows 10
11 5 (2.10%) HPUX
12 4 (1.68%) Solaris
12 4 (1.68%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (1.26%) Android
13 3 (1.26%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.84%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.84%) Embedded Linux
14 2 (0.84%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.84%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.84%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (18.91%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (17.23%) DevOps
3 33 (13.87%) Software Engineering
4 28 (11.76%) Test Automation
5 27 (11.34%) Unit Testing
6 25 (10.50%) Multichannel Retail
7 23 (9.66%) CRM
8 20 (8.40%) Problem-Solving
9 19 (7.98%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 19 (7.98%) Mentoring
10 18 (7.56%) Incident Management
10 18 (7.56%) OOP
11 14 (5.88%) Project Delivery
12 13 (5.46%) Change Control
12 13 (5.46%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (5.46%) Operational Acceptance Testing
12 13 (5.46%) Service Delivery
13 12 (5.04%) Cybersecurity
13 12 (5.04%) Microservices
14 11 (4.62%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 63 (26.47%) SQL
2 54 (22.69%) Java
2 54 (22.69%) JavaScript
3 44 (18.49%) PowerShell
4 36 (15.13%) C#
5 32 (13.45%) Bash Shell
6 31 (13.03%) PHP
7 28 (11.76%) Python
8 21 (8.82%) ABAP
9 15 (6.30%) PHP 7
10 11 (4.62%) C++
10 11 (4.62%) PL/SQL
11 10 (4.20%) C
12 7 (2.94%) Scala
13 6 (2.52%) Go
13 6 (2.52%) Perl
14 5 (2.10%) PHP 5
14 5 (2.10%) Ruby
15 3 (1.26%) ES6
16 2 (0.84%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (6.30%) Degree
2 11 (4.62%) Oracle Certification
3 10 (4.20%) OCP
4 8 (3.36%) AWS Certification
5 7 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (2.10%) MCSA
6 5 (2.10%) MCSE
7 4 (1.68%) Security Cleared
7 4 (1.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (1.26%) CISM
8 3 (1.26%) CISSP
8 3 (1.26%) Master's Degree
8 3 (1.26%) OCA
9 2 (0.84%) CCAA
9 2 (0.84%) CISMP
9 2 (0.84%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (0.84%) MCDBA
10 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Certified Architect
10 1 (0.42%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.94%) GDPR
2 6 (2.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (2.52%) SLA
3 5 (2.10%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.84%) HL7
4 2 (0.84%) PSD2
4 2 (0.84%) QA
5 1 (0.42%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 32 (13.45%) Active Directory
2 26 (10.92%) Docker
3 25 (10.50%) Hyper-V
4 23 (9.66%) VMware Infrastructure
5 17 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
6 12 (5.04%) XenApp
7 10 (4.20%) Oracle RAC
8 7 (2.94%) vSphere
9 5 (2.10%) HDFS
10 3 (1.26%) Firmware
11 2 (0.84%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 2 (0.84%) GPFS
11 2 (0.84%) Kamailio
11 2 (0.84%) Lustre
11 2 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 27 (11.34%) Puppet
2 26 (10.92%) Kubernetes
3 23 (9.66%) Ansible
3 23 (9.66%) Opscode Chef
4 21 (8.82%) SCOM
5 16 (6.72%) SCCM
6 14 (5.88%) WSUS
7 13 (5.46%) SCVMM
7 13 (5.46%) ZABBIX
8 11 (4.62%) Terraform
9 10 (4.20%) Data Guard
9 10 (4.20%) Oracle RMAN
10 7 (2.94%) Oozie
11 3 (1.26%) Grafana
11 3 (1.26%) Nagios
11 3 (1.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 3 (1.26%) Rancher
12 2 (0.84%) HP Data Protector
12 2 (0.84%) Prometheus
12 2 (0.84%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 54 (22.69%) Microsoft
2 42 (17.65%) Oracle
3 29 (12.18%) Google
4 28 (11.76%) Red Hat
4 28 (11.76%) VMware
5 24 (10.08%) SAP
6 19 (7.98%) Citrix
7 18 (7.56%) NetApp
8 16 (6.72%) HP
9 15 (6.30%) Cisco
10 9 (3.78%) New Relic
11 8 (3.36%) Splunk
12 7 (2.94%) IBM
13 6 (2.52%) AppDynamics
13 6 (2.52%) SaltStack
13 6 (2.52%) SolarWinds
14 5 (2.10%) ServiceNow
14 5 (2.10%) Veeam
15 4 (1.68%) Darktrace
15 4 (1.68%) Palo Alto