Period
to 16 April 2021

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 16 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
England > East Midlands
6 months to
16 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 17 28 24
Rank change year-on-year +11 -4 +6
Permanent jobs citing Linux 249 232 359
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 9.39% 7.29% 8.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.39% 33.43% 37.83%
Number of salaries quoted 218 173 231
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £31,250
25th Percentile £36,375 £33,750 £34,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% -5.26%
75th Percentile £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £65,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%

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 561 694 949
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 21.15% 21.80% 22.89%
Number of salaries quoted 490 583 635
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,250 £23,125
25th Percentile £31,250 £27,664 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
75th Percentile £51,250 £50,125 £52,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £61,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - -

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 16 April 2021.

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 16 April 2021. 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 +8 99 £47,500 +5.56% 34
Leicestershire +39 71 £50,000 +33.61% 9
Derbyshire +10 39 £40,000 -15.79% 7
Northamptonshire -22 18 £47,500 +2.70% 8
Lincolnshire +4 15 £27,500 -15.38% 4
Linux
England

For the 6 months to 16 April 2021, 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 88 (35.34%) Windows
2 71 (28.51%) Azure
3 66 (26.51%) Git (software)
4 56 (22.49%) DevOps
5 53 (21.29%) Python
6 49 (19.68%) SQL
6 49 (19.68%) Microsoft
6 49 (19.68%) VMware
7 48 (19.28%) C
8 46 (18.47%) C#
8 46 (18.47%) C++
9 45 (18.07%) Ansible
10 44 (17.67%) Bash Shell
10 44 (17.67%) Java
11 41 (16.47%) SQL Server
11 41 (16.47%) MySQL
12 40 (16.06%) PHP
13 38 (15.26%) Active Directory
14 37 (14.86%) Software Engineering
15 36 (14.46%) HTML
15 36 (14.46%) Problem-Solving
16 35 (14.06%) Windows Server
16 35 (14.06%) AWS
17 34 (13.65%) Puppet
17 34 (13.65%) QA
17 34 (13.65%) CSS
18 32 (12.85%) JavaScript
18 32 (12.85%) Finance
19 31 (12.45%) Firewall
19 31 (12.45%) Unix

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 12 (4.82%) Apache
2 11 (4.42%) WordPress
3 9 (3.61%) CMS
3 9 (3.61%) IIS
4 8 (3.21%) nginx
5 4 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.61%) OpenROAD
5 4 (1.61%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.80%) Jupyter
6 2 (0.80%) PrestaShop
6 2 (0.80%) SAS
6 2 (0.80%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.40%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.40%) Confluence
7 1 (0.40%) Drupal
7 1 (0.40%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.40%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (2.81%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.01%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.40%) Adobe XD
Business Applications
1 11 (4.42%) Dynamics NAV
2 10 (4.02%) Magento
3 7 (2.81%) OpenCart
3 7 (2.81%) Shopify
4 4 (1.61%) Sentinel
5 2 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.80%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 71 (28.51%) Azure
2 35 (14.06%) AWS
3 21 (8.43%) PaaS
4 17 (6.83%) Microsoft 365
5 11 (4.42%) GitHub
6 9 (3.61%) Azure Active Directory
7 8 (3.21%) IaaS
8 6 (2.41%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (2.01%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 4 (1.61%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (1.61%) SaaS
11 3 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (1.20%) GCP
12 2 (0.80%) Azure Data Factory
12 2 (0.80%) Dynamics 365
12 2 (0.80%) Google Analytics
12 2 (0.80%) Power Platform
12 2 (0.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 1 (0.40%) Google App Engine
13 1 (0.40%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 31 (12.45%) Firewall
2 13 (5.22%) WAN
3 12 (4.82%) DNS
4 11 (4.42%) LAN
5 10 (4.02%) Remote Desktop
5 10 (4.02%) TCP/IP
6 9 (3.61%) Ethernet
6 9 (3.61%) VPN
6 9 (3.61%) WLAN
7 8 (3.21%) SAN
7 8 (3.21%) SSL
8 7 (2.81%) SSH
9 6 (2.41%) VSAN
10 5 (2.01%) Internet
10 5 (2.01%) Reverse Proxy
11 4 (1.61%) DHCP
11 4 (1.61%) TETRA
12 3 (1.20%) Asterisk PBX
12 3 (1.20%) Multicast
12 3 (1.20%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (16.47%) MySQL
1 41 (16.47%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.42%) Oracle Database
2 11 (4.42%) SQL Server 2005
2 11 (4.42%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (4.42%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (2.41%) Relational Database
3 6 (2.41%) SQL Server 7
4 4 (1.61%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (1.61%) Ingres
4 4 (1.61%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.20%) Redis
6 2 (0.80%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (0.80%) Power BI
6 2 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 66 (26.51%) Git (software)
2 20 (8.03%) Jenkins
3 15 (6.02%) Visual Studio
4 13 (5.22%) Octopus Deploy
4 13 (5.22%) TeamCity
5 11 (4.42%) JIRA
6 8 (3.21%) Eclipse
6 8 (3.21%) GitLab
7 5 (2.01%) Travis CI
8 4 (1.61%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.80%) Grunt
9 2 (0.80%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.80%) PHPUnit
9 2 (0.80%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (0.80%) SpecFlow
9 2 (0.80%) webpack
10 1 (0.40%) gulp
10 1 (0.40%) Moq
10 1 (0.40%) Selenium
10 1 (0.40%) WiX
General
1 32 (12.85%) Finance
2 19 (7.63%) Retail
3 14 (5.62%) Manufacturing
4 11 (4.42%) Law
5 7 (2.81%) Electronics
6 5 (2.01%) Games
6 5 (2.01%) Marketing
7 4 (1.61%) Automotive
7 4 (1.61%) Public Sector
8 2 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.80%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.40%) Advertising
9 1 (0.40%) Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (18.07%) Developer
2 38 (15.26%) DevOps Engineer
3 32 (12.85%) Linux Engineer
3 32 (12.85%) PHP Developer
3 32 (12.85%) Software Engineer
4 26 (10.44%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 26 (10.44%) Systems Engineer
5 22 (8.84%) C Software Engineer
5 22 (8.84%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 22 (8.84%) C++ Software Engineer
5 22 (8.84%) Senior C Software Engineer
5 22 (8.84%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
5 22 (8.84%) Senior Software Engineer
6 21 (8.43%) Junior
7 17 (6.83%) DBA
8 15 (6.02%) Embedded Engineer
9 14 (5.62%) Consultant
9 14 (5.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 12 (4.82%) Junior DevOps
10 12 (4.82%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (14.46%) HTML
2 34 (13.65%) CSS
3 21 (8.43%) Laravel
4 15 (6.02%) HTML5
5 14 (5.62%) .NET
5 14 (5.62%) LAMP
6 13 (5.22%) jQuery
7 11 (4.42%) ASP.NET
8 10 (4.02%) CSS3
8 10 (4.02%) Node.js
9 9 (3.61%) Elastic Stack
9 9 (3.61%) Symfony
10 7 (2.81%) Web Services
11 6 (2.41%) Kafka
11 6 (2.41%) RESTful
11 6 (2.41%) Vue.js
12 5 (2.01%) SOAP
12 5 (2.01%) WPF
13 4 (1.61%) Apache Flex
13 4 (1.61%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 12 (4.82%) Data Centre
2 9 (3.61%) Replication
3 8 (3.21%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.81%) AS400
5 6 (2.41%) Linux Command Line
5 6 (2.41%) NHS
6 5 (2.01%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (1.61%) Driving Licence
7 4 (1.61%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (1.61%) Private Cloud
7 4 (1.61%) Wiki
8 3 (1.20%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.20%) User Experience
9 2 (0.80%) Handset
9 2 (0.80%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.40%) CMDB
10 1 (0.40%) FMCG
10 1 (0.40%) HP Superdome
10 1 (0.40%) Online Games
10 1 (0.40%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 88 (35.34%) Windows
2 35 (14.06%) Windows Server
3 31 (12.45%) Unix
4 28 (11.24%) AIX
5 19 (7.63%) CentOS
6 16 (6.43%) Windows 10
7 13 (5.22%) Ubuntu
7 13 (5.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (4.42%) Embedded Linux
8 11 (4.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (2.81%) Windows Server 2016
10 6 (2.41%) Android
10 6 (2.41%) Solaris
11 3 (1.20%) SUSE
11 3 (1.20%) Windows 7
11 3 (1.20%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.80%) Fedora
13 1 (0.40%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (22.49%) DevOps
2 37 (14.86%) Software Engineering
3 36 (14.46%) Problem-Solving
4 29 (11.65%) Software Testing
5 28 (11.24%) Test Automation
6 23 (9.24%) Configuration Management
6 23 (9.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 23 (9.24%) OO
6 23 (9.24%) Regression Testing
7 19 (7.63%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (7.63%) MVC
7 19 (7.63%) Performance Tuning
8 17 (6.83%) E-Commerce
9 16 (6.43%) Mentoring
10 14 (5.62%) Embedded Software Development
10 14 (5.62%) ITIL
11 12 (4.82%) B2B
11 12 (4.82%) Change Management
12 11 (4.42%) Load Balancing
12 11 (4.42%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 53 (21.29%) Python
2 49 (19.68%) SQL
3 48 (19.28%) C
4 46 (18.47%) C#
4 46 (18.47%) C++
5 44 (17.67%) Bash Shell
5 44 (17.67%) Java
6 40 (16.06%) PHP
7 32 (12.85%) JavaScript
8 28 (11.24%) PowerShell
9 14 (5.62%) Ruby
10 12 (4.82%) PL/SQL
11 8 (3.21%) PHP 7
12 7 (2.81%) Go
13 5 (2.01%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.61%) Ingres ABF
14 4 (1.61%) Kotlin
15 3 (1.20%) VBA
16 2 (0.80%) Embedded C
16 2 (0.80%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 26 (10.44%) Degree
2 15 (6.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (4.02%) MCSE
4 7 (2.81%) MCSA
4 7 (2.81%) PhD
5 6 (2.41%) OCP
5 6 (2.41%) Oracle Certification
6 5 (2.01%) HND
6 5 (2.01%) MCP
6 5 (2.01%) Microsoft Certified Architect
7 4 (1.61%) HNC
7 4 (1.61%) OCA
8 3 (1.20%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.80%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.40%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.40%) CCNP
10 1 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.40%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (0.40%) MCDBA
10 1 (0.40%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (13.65%) QA
2 17 (6.83%) SLA
3 9 (3.61%) PCI DSS
4 5 (2.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.40%) PMO
System Software
1 38 (15.26%) Active Directory
2 24 (9.64%) Docker
3 23 (9.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (6.02%) Hyper-V
5 10 (4.02%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (3.61%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (3.21%) Firmware
8 6 (2.41%) Oracle RAC
9 4 (1.61%) pfSense
10 2 (0.80%) NFS
10 2 (0.80%) Postfix
10 2 (0.80%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.80%) vSphere
11 1 (0.40%) Gluster
11 1 (0.40%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 45 (18.07%) Ansible
2 34 (13.65%) Puppet
3 31 (12.45%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (6.02%) Kubernetes
5 14 (5.62%) Terraform
6 10 (4.02%) SCCM
7 9 (3.61%) SCOrch
8 7 (2.81%) SCOM
9 6 (2.41%) Data Guard
9 6 (2.41%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 6 (2.41%) Oracle RMAN
9 6 (2.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 6 (2.41%) ZABBIX
10 5 (2.01%) Failover Clustering
10 5 (2.01%) HAProxy
10 5 (2.01%) Microsoft Clustering
10 5 (2.01%) Nagios
11 4 (1.61%) Graphite
11 4 (1.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 4 (1.61%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 49 (19.68%) Microsoft
1 49 (19.68%) VMware
2 17 (6.83%) Oracle
3 15 (6.02%) Red Hat
4 11 (4.42%) Cisco
4 11 (4.42%) Citrix
4 11 (4.42%) Google
5 10 (4.02%) IBM
6 6 (2.41%) Zend
7 4 (1.61%) Actian
7 4 (1.61%) ServiceNow
7 4 (1.61%) Telerik
7 4 (1.61%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.80%) Avaya
8 2 (0.80%) Intel
8 2 (0.80%) JD Edwards
8 2 (0.80%) Sonatype
8 2 (0.80%) SonicWALL
8 2 (0.80%) Splunk
8 2 (0.80%) Xilinx