Period
to 6 August 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 6 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
England > East Midlands
6 months to
6 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 25 29 31
Rank change year-on-year +4 +2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 138 287 311
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 8.23% 7.18% 6.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 39.32% 32.84% 31.22%
Number of salaries quoted 104 237 270
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £26,975
90th Percentile £60,000 £70,000 £62,500
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 351 874 996
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 20.93% 21.86% 20.10%
Number of salaries quoted 282 674 846
Median annual salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.67% - -
10th Percentile £23,875 £23,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £57,000 £60,438 £53,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 6 August 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 6 August 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 -7 61 £40,000 -20.00% 11
Leicestershire +11 30 £45,000 +24.14% 1
Derbyshire +21 23 £50,000 +47.06% 1
Northamptonshire +20 15 £43,750 -23.91% 9
Lincolnshire +5 6 £30,000 -13.04% 1
Linux
England

For the 6 months to 6 August 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 61 (44.20%) Windows
2 46 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 39 (28.26%) AWS
3 39 (28.26%) DevOps
4 35 (25.36%) Azure
5 33 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
6 32 (23.19%) PowerShell
6 32 (23.19%) SQL
7 28 (20.29%) Cisco
8 25 (18.12%) ITIL
9 24 (17.39%) Bash Shell
9 24 (17.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 22 (15.94%) Python
10 22 (15.94%) Security Cleared
10 22 (15.94%) VMware
11 21 (15.22%) MySQL
12 19 (13.77%) Test Automation
13 18 (13.04%) SC Cleared
14 17 (12.32%) Cisco Certification
14 17 (12.32%) CCNA
14 17 (12.32%) TCP/IP
15 16 (11.59%) Ubuntu
15 16 (11.59%) Git (software)
15 16 (11.59%) Active Directory
15 16 (11.59%) Unix
15 16 (11.59%) Law
15 16 (11.59%) ITIL V3
15 16 (11.59%) Windows Server
16 15 (10.87%) Customer Requirements
16 15 (10.87%) Docker

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 5 (3.62%) Apache
2 3 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.45%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.72%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.72%) Apache Synapse
4 1 (0.72%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.45%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.72%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.72%) Magento
2 1 (0.72%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.72%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 39 (28.26%) AWS
2 35 (25.36%) Azure
3 11 (7.97%) SaaS
4 5 (3.62%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (3.62%) PaaS
5 4 (2.90%) GCP
5 4 (2.90%) Power Platform
6 3 (2.17%) GitHub
6 3 (2.17%) IaaS
6 3 (2.17%) Loggly
6 3 (2.17%) Office 365
6 3 (2.17%) PowerApps
7 1 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.72%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.72%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.72%) AWS CodePipeline
7 1 (0.72%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.72%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 1 (0.72%) Cloudflare
7 1 (0.72%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 17 (12.32%) TCP/IP
2 14 (10.14%) Firewall
3 12 (8.70%) SAN
4 7 (5.07%) DNS
4 7 (5.07%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (3.62%) InfiniBand
5 5 (3.62%) NAS
5 5 (3.62%) VPN
6 4 (2.90%) DHCP
6 4 (2.90%) Internet
6 4 (2.90%) Network Security
6 4 (2.90%) VLAN
6 4 (2.90%) Wireless
7 3 (2.17%) ADSL
7 3 (2.17%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (2.17%) HTTP
7 3 (2.17%) PBX
7 3 (2.17%) RTP
7 3 (2.17%) SSH
7 3 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (15.22%) MySQL
2 7 (5.07%) NoSQL
2 7 (5.07%) Oracle Database
2 7 (5.07%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.62%) EDMS
3 5 (3.62%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.90%) SQL Server 7
5 3 (2.17%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (2.17%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (1.45%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.45%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (1.45%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.72%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.72%) DB2
7 1 (0.72%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.72%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 16 (11.59%) Git (software)
2 9 (6.52%) Jenkins
2 9 (6.52%) Selenium
3 7 (5.07%) Metasploit
4 6 (4.35%) Bitbucket
4 6 (4.35%) Cucumber
5 4 (2.90%) JIRA
5 4 (2.90%) Mercurial
6 3 (2.17%) GitLab
6 3 (2.17%) Katalon Studio
7 2 (1.45%) Bazaar
7 2 (1.45%) JUnit
7 2 (1.45%) NUnit
7 2 (1.45%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (1.45%) SpecFlow
7 2 (1.45%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.72%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.72%) Grunt
8 1 (0.72%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.72%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (11.59%) Law
2 14 (10.14%) Back Office
3 8 (5.80%) Automotive
3 8 (5.80%) Retail
4 6 (4.35%) Finance
5 3 (2.17%) Billing
6 1 (0.72%) Advertising
6 1 (0.72%) Banking
6 1 (0.72%) Electronics
6 1 (0.72%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (15.22%) DevOps Engineer
2 18 (13.04%) Analyst
3 17 (12.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 16 (11.59%) Developer
5 14 (10.14%) DBA
5 14 (10.14%) Linux Engineer
6 8 (5.80%) Technical Support
7 7 (5.07%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 7 (5.07%) Azure Engineer
7 7 (5.07%) IT Engineer
7 7 (5.07%) PHP Developer
7 7 (5.07%) Security Analyst
7 7 (5.07%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (5.07%) Support Engineer
7 7 (5.07%) Support Officer
7 7 (5.07%) Technical Support Officer
8 6 (4.35%) .NET Developer
8 6 (4.35%) Administrator
8 6 (4.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 6 (4.35%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.42%) HTML
2 10 (7.25%) .NET
3 7 (5.07%) AngularJS
3 7 (5.07%) Node.js
4 6 (4.35%) RESTful
4 6 (4.35%) XML
5 5 (3.62%) CSS
5 5 (3.62%) Elastic Stack
5 5 (3.62%) JSON
6 4 (2.90%) COM
6 4 (2.90%) LAMP
6 4 (2.90%) Middleware
6 4 (2.90%) REST
6 4 (2.90%) SOAP
7 3 (2.17%) .NET Core
7 3 (2.17%) Ember.js
7 3 (2.17%) HTML5
7 3 (2.17%) Laravel
7 3 (2.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (1.45%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.14%) Cybercrime
2 13 (9.42%) Public Cloud
3 10 (7.25%) Data Centre
4 9 (6.52%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (2.90%) Replication
6 3 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.17%) Data Structures
6 3 (2.17%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (2.17%) User Experience
7 2 (1.45%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.45%) Cloud Native
7 2 (1.45%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.45%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.45%) NHS
7 2 (1.45%) Social Media
7 2 (1.45%) Wiki
8 1 (0.72%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.72%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.72%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 61 (44.20%) Windows
2 16 (11.59%) Ubuntu
2 16 (11.59%) Unix
2 16 (11.59%) Windows Server
3 9 (6.52%) CentOS
3 9 (6.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (5.07%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (4.35%) Windows 10
6 4 (2.90%) Windows 7
7 3 (2.17%) Mac OS X
7 3 (2.17%) Windows Server 2016
7 3 (2.17%) Windows Server 2019
8 2 (1.45%) AIX
8 2 (1.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (28.26%) DevOps
2 33 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (18.12%) ITIL
4 24 (17.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 19 (13.77%) Test Automation
6 16 (11.59%) ITIL V3
7 15 (10.87%) Customer Requirements
8 14 (10.14%) Performance Tuning
8 14 (10.14%) Strategic Roadmap
9 12 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
9 12 (8.70%) Software Engineering
10 9 (6.52%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (6.52%) Project Delivery
11 8 (5.80%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (5.80%) Mentoring
12 7 (5.07%) Information Security
12 7 (5.07%) Malware Analysis
12 7 (5.07%) OOP
12 7 (5.07%) Statistics
12 7 (5.07%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 32 (23.19%) PowerShell
1 32 (23.19%) SQL
2 24 (17.39%) Bash Shell
3 22 (15.94%) Python
4 15 (10.87%) JavaScript
5 14 (10.14%) C#
6 11 (7.97%) PHP
7 9 (6.52%) PL/SQL
8 8 (5.80%) Java
9 4 (2.90%) Perl
10 3 (2.17%) C
10 3 (2.17%) C++
10 3 (2.17%) PHP 7
11 2 (1.45%) Ruby
12 1 (0.72%) Go
12 1 (0.72%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (15.94%) Security Cleared
2 18 (13.04%) SC Cleared
3 17 (12.32%) CCNA
3 17 (12.32%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (10.14%) DV Cleared
5 7 (5.07%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (4.35%) MCSE
7 5 (3.62%) OCP
7 5 (3.62%) Oracle Certification
8 4 (2.90%) MCP
9 3 (2.17%) CCNP
9 3 (2.17%) Degree
9 3 (2.17%) ISEB
9 3 (2.17%) ISTQB
9 3 (2.17%) LPIC
9 3 (2.17%) MCDBA
9 3 (2.17%) MCSA
10 2 (1.45%) AWS Certification
10 2 (1.45%) OCA
11 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (4.35%) QA
3 4 (2.90%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.45%) GDPR
4 2 (1.45%) SLA
5 1 (0.72%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.72%) PMO
System Software
1 16 (11.59%) Active Directory
2 15 (10.87%) Docker
2 15 (10.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (5.80%) Hyper-V
3 8 (5.80%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (4.35%) Oracle RAC
4 6 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (3.62%) GPFS
5 5 (3.62%) Lustre
6 4 (2.90%) Firmware
6 4 (2.90%) vSphere
7 1 (0.72%) Oracle Clusterware
7 1 (0.72%) pfSense
7 1 (0.72%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 15 (10.87%) Kubernetes
2 10 (7.25%) Puppet
2 10 (7.25%) WSUS
3 8 (5.80%) Ansible
4 6 (4.35%) Data Guard
4 6 (4.35%) Oracle RMAN
4 6 (4.35%) SCCM
4 6 (4.35%) SCOM
5 5 (3.62%) Grafana
5 5 (3.62%) ZABBIX
6 4 (2.90%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (2.90%) vCenter Server
7 3 (2.17%) Fluentd
7 3 (2.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (1.45%) Terraform
9 1 (0.72%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.72%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 46 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 28 (20.29%) Cisco
3 22 (15.94%) VMware
4 15 (10.87%) Oracle
5 11 (7.97%) Red Hat
6 7 (5.07%) Google
6 7 (5.07%) HP
6 7 (5.07%) NetApp
7 6 (4.35%) SaltStack
8 5 (3.62%) Splunk
9 4 (2.90%) Citrix
10 3 (2.17%) Apple
10 3 (2.17%) Percona
11 2 (1.45%) AppDynamics
11 2 (1.45%) Capita
11 2 (1.45%) New Relic
11 2 (1.45%) Palo Alto
11 2 (1.45%) Veeam
12 1 (0.72%) Dell
12 1 (0.72%) Zend