Period
to 22 October 2018

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 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
England > East Midlands
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 32 24
Rank change year-on-year -2 -8 +2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 302 344 558
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 6.37% 6.88% 8.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.61% 31.44% 34.40%
Number of salaries quoted 233 317 505
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £56,250 £57,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

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 926 1,094 1,622
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 19.54% 21.87% 24.98%
Number of salaries quoted 739 930 1,287
East Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,150 £58,750 £55,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 October 2018.

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 October 2018. 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 99 £45,000 +12.50% 38
Leicestershire +21 70 £38,750 +10.71% 21
Northamptonshire -31 62 £40,000 +23.08% 23
Derbyshire +30 52 £45,000 +44.00% 9
Lincolnshire +5 19 £30,750 +7.89% 3
Linux
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, 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.

1 137 (45.36%) Windows
2 113 (37.42%) Agile Software Development
3 100 (33.11%) Java
4 88 (29.14%) SQL
5 81 (26.82%) Microsoft
6 73 (24.17%) Unix
7 66 (21.85%) Software Engineering
8 63 (20.86%) JavaScript
9 62 (20.53%) Jenkins
10 58 (19.21%) Amazon AWS
11 56 (18.54%) HTML
12 55 (18.21%) DevOps
13 53 (17.55%) VMware
14 52 (17.22%) Docker
15 50 (16.56%) MySQL
16 49 (16.23%) Degree
17 48 (15.89%) Web Services
18 46 (15.23%) Scrum
18 46 (15.23%) Git (software)
19 45 (14.90%) Oracle
19 45 (14.90%) Python
19 45 (14.90%) Red Hat
20 44 (14.57%) C#
20 44 (14.57%) Opscode Chef
21 43 (14.24%) Cisco
21 43 (14.24%) Spring
22 42 (13.91%) Active Directory
23 38 (12.58%) PHP
23 38 (12.58%) Puppet
24 37 (12.25%) Microsoft Azure

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 24 (7.95%) Apache
2 17 (5.63%) MS Exchange
3 14 (4.64%) Confluence
3 14 (4.64%) Elasticsearch
4 11 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (3.64%) JBoss
5 9 (2.98%) Apache Spark
5 9 (2.98%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (2.98%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (2.98%) IIS
5 9 (2.98%) Skype for Business
5 9 (2.98%) Tomcat
6 8 (2.65%) CMS
7 7 (2.32%) WordPress
8 5 (1.66%) WebLogic
9 4 (1.32%) NetWeaver
10 3 (0.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (0.99%) Oracle UPK
11 2 (0.66%) CloudStack
12 1 (0.33%) nginx
Applications
1 13 (4.30%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (2.65%) Magento
2 4 (1.32%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.99%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.66%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.66%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle iSupplier
5 1 (0.33%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 58 (19.21%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (12.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (11.59%) Office 365
4 16 (5.30%) Amazon EC2
4 16 (5.30%) Google Cloud Platform
5 14 (4.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 13 (4.30%) CloudFront
6 13 (4.30%) G Suite
7 9 (2.98%) GitHub
8 4 (1.32%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (1.32%) IaaS
8 4 (1.32%) npm
9 3 (0.99%) SaaS
10 2 (0.66%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.66%) IBM Cloud
10 2 (0.66%) PaaS
10 2 (0.66%) Route 53
11 1 (0.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.33%) AWS CodePipeline
11 1 (0.33%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 26 (8.61%) DNS
2 25 (8.28%) TCP/IP
3 24 (7.95%) Firewall
4 18 (5.96%) WAN
5 17 (5.63%) DHCP
6 16 (5.30%) LAN
7 13 (4.30%) OpenLDAP
8 12 (3.97%) IPsec
8 12 (3.97%) SAN
9 11 (3.64%) Wi-Fi
10 10 (3.31%) Internet
10 10 (3.31%) Remote Desktop
11 9 (2.98%) Modbus
11 9 (2.98%) MPLS
11 9 (2.98%) Network Security
11 9 (2.98%) RS-485
11 9 (2.98%) Skype
12 8 (2.65%) BGP
13 7 (2.32%) L2TP
13 7 (2.32%) RSVP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (16.56%) MySQL
2 23 (7.62%) SQL Server
3 15 (4.97%) Amazon RDS
4 14 (4.64%) Oracle Database
5 13 (4.30%) MongoDB
6 11 (3.64%) Hadoop
7 10 (3.31%) Big Data
7 10 (3.31%) NoSQL
7 10 (3.31%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (3.31%) Relational Database
8 9 (2.98%) Cognos Impromptu
8 9 (2.98%) Oracle Reports
9 8 (2.65%) Apache Hive
9 8 (2.65%) HBase
9 8 (2.65%) Impala
10 6 (1.99%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (1.99%) Oracle Database 12c
10 6 (1.99%) SAP HANA
11 4 (1.32%) MariaDB
11 4 (1.32%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 62 (20.53%) Jenkins
2 46 (15.23%) Git (software)
3 27 (8.94%) JIRA
4 17 (5.63%) Maven
4 17 (5.63%) Visual Studio
5 15 (4.97%) JUnit
6 14 (4.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 14 (4.64%) Robot Framework
7 10 (3.31%) GitLab
8 9 (2.98%) Bitbucket
8 9 (2.98%) Gradle
9 8 (2.65%) SonarQube
10 7 (2.32%) Subversion
11 6 (1.99%) EasyMock
12 4 (1.32%) Grunt
12 4 (1.32%) Metasploit
12 4 (1.32%) PHPUnit
12 4 (1.32%) Sonatype Nexus
12 4 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (1.32%) webpack
General
1 31 (10.26%) Finance
2 30 (9.93%) Retail
3 15 (4.97%) Telecoms
4 14 (4.64%) Manufacturing
4 14 (4.64%) Marketing
5 9 (2.98%) Automotive
6 4 (1.32%) Electronics
6 4 (1.32%) Games
7 3 (0.99%) Advertising
7 3 (0.99%) Aerospace
7 3 (0.99%) Banking
7 3 (0.99%) Humanities
7 3 (0.99%) Law
8 2 (0.66%) Billing
8 2 (0.66%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.33%) Back Office
9 1 (0.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 97 (32.12%) Developer
2 39 (12.91%) Java Developer
3 38 (12.58%) DevOps Engineer
4 28 (9.27%) Software Engineer
5 25 (8.28%) Administrator
5 25 (8.28%) Analyst
6 19 (6.29%) Lead Developer
7 18 (5.96%) Software Developer
8 16 (5.30%) DBA
8 16 (5.30%) Linux Engineer
9 15 (4.97%) PHP Developer
9 15 (4.97%) Support Analyst
10 14 (4.64%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 14 (4.64%) Senior Developer
11 13 (4.30%) Java Engineer
12 12 (3.97%) IT Support
12 12 (3.97%) Support Engineer
13 11 (3.64%) IT Analyst
13 11 (3.64%) Network Engineer
13 11 (3.64%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (18.54%) HTML
2 48 (15.89%) Web Services
3 43 (14.24%) Spring
4 33 (10.93%) .NET
5 27 (8.94%) CSS
6 18 (5.96%) jQuery
7 17 (5.63%) Hibernate
7 17 (5.63%) HTML5
7 17 (5.63%) XML
8 16 (5.30%) LDAP
9 15 (4.97%) J2EE
10 14 (4.64%) AngularJS
10 14 (4.64%) Java EE
10 14 (4.64%) Node.js
10 14 (4.64%) RESTful
11 12 (3.97%) JSON
11 12 (3.97%) SOAP
12 11 (3.64%) Kafka
13 9 (2.98%) .NET Framework
13 9 (2.98%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (7.95%) Computer Science
2 22 (7.28%) Self-Motivation
3 19 (6.29%) Data Centre
4 13 (4.30%) Replication
5 12 (3.97%) NHS
6 11 (3.64%) Embedded Systems
6 11 (3.64%) Linux Command Line
7 9 (2.98%) CAN bus
7 9 (2.98%) Management Information System
7 9 (2.98%) Public Cloud
8 8 (2.65%) Device Driver
8 8 (2.65%) User Experience
9 7 (2.32%) Virtual Team
10 6 (1.99%) Wiki
11 5 (1.66%) Data Structures
12 4 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (1.32%) ASIC
12 4 (1.32%) Mobile App
12 4 (1.32%) Verilog
12 4 (1.32%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 137 (45.36%) Windows
2 73 (24.17%) Unix
3 35 (11.59%) CentOS
3 35 (11.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 34 (11.26%) Mac OS
4 34 (11.26%) Windows Server
5 19 (6.29%) Apple iOS
6 18 (5.96%) Android
7 16 (5.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (4.64%) Mac OS X
9 12 (3.97%) Windows 10
9 12 (3.97%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (3.64%) Ubuntu
11 10 (3.31%) FreeRTOS
12 8 (2.65%) SUSE
13 7 (2.32%) Oracle Linux
14 6 (1.99%) AIX
14 6 (1.99%) Embedded Linux
14 6 (1.99%) Windows Server 2003
15 5 (1.66%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (37.42%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (21.85%) Software Engineering
3 55 (18.21%) DevOps
4 46 (15.23%) Scrum
5 37 (12.25%) Continuous Integration
6 35 (11.59%) Unit Testing
7 33 (10.93%) ITIL
8 31 (10.26%) Problem-Solving
9 28 (9.27%) TDD
10 26 (8.61%) OO
11 24 (7.95%) Configuration Management
12 23 (7.62%) Test Automation
13 20 (6.62%) Microservices
14 19 (6.29%) Requirements Analysis
15 18 (5.96%) BDD
16 17 (5.63%) Cybersecurity
16 17 (5.63%) Line Management
16 17 (5.63%) Mentoring
16 17 (5.63%) OOP
16 17 (5.63%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 100 (33.11%) Java
2 88 (29.14%) SQL
3 63 (20.86%) JavaScript
4 45 (14.90%) Python
5 44 (14.57%) C#
6 38 (12.58%) PHP
7 33 (10.93%) Bash Shell
8 25 (8.28%) C++
9 21 (6.95%) Ruby
10 20 (6.62%) C
11 18 (5.96%) Perl
12 14 (4.64%) Shell Script
13 11 (3.64%) PowerShell
14 10 (3.31%) PL/SQL
15 9 (2.98%) Scala
16 6 (1.99%) Java 8
16 6 (1.99%) TypeScript
17 5 (1.66%) Embedded C
18 4 (1.32%) Go
18 4 (1.32%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 49 (16.23%) Degree
2 15 (4.97%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (4.30%) CCNA
4 7 (2.32%) Master's Degree
4 7 (2.32%) Security Cleared
5 6 (1.99%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (1.99%) CCNP
5 6 (1.99%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (1.32%) MCSA
6 4 (1.32%) MCSE
7 3 (0.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (0.99%) Oracle Certification
7 3 (0.99%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.66%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.66%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.66%) MCDBA
9 1 (0.33%) MCP
9 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Certified Architect
9 1 (0.33%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.31%) SLA
2 6 (1.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.99%) GDPR
4 3 (0.99%) QA
5 2 (0.66%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.66%) PMO
6 1 (0.33%) HL7
System Software
1 52 (17.22%) Docker
2 42 (13.91%) Active Directory
3 29 (9.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (6.62%) Hyper-V
5 18 (5.96%) Firmware
6 11 (3.64%) vSphere
7 6 (1.99%) Oracle RAC
8 5 (1.66%) VMware Server
9 4 (1.32%) XenApp
9 4 (1.32%) XenDesktop
10 3 (0.99%) KVM
10 3 (0.99%) Snort
10 3 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.99%) Xen
11 2 (0.66%) DFS Replication
11 2 (0.66%) vCloud
11 2 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.66%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.33%) Cronacle
12 1 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 44 (14.57%) Opscode Chef
2 38 (12.58%) Puppet
3 21 (6.95%) Ansible
3 21 (6.95%) Kubernetes
4 19 (6.29%) Terraform
5 13 (4.30%) ZABBIX
6 9 (2.98%) Oozie
7 4 (1.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 4 (1.32%) Rancher
8 3 (0.99%) Data Guard
8 3 (0.99%) Docker Swarm
8 3 (0.99%) FortiGate
8 3 (0.99%) Grafana
8 3 (0.99%) Oracle RMAN
8 3 (0.99%) Red Hat Satellite
8 3 (0.99%) Salt
8 3 (0.99%) Snorby
8 3 (0.99%) Suricata
9 2 (0.66%) Cobbler
9 2 (0.66%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 81 (26.82%) Microsoft
2 53 (17.55%) VMware
3 45 (14.90%) Oracle
3 45 (14.90%) Red Hat
4 43 (14.24%) Cisco
5 17 (5.63%) Google
6 12 (3.97%) Citrix
6 12 (3.97%) Veeam
7 8 (2.65%) HP
7 8 (2.65%) SAP
8 7 (2.32%) ForgeRock
8 7 (2.32%) Remedy
9 5 (1.66%) IBM
9 5 (1.66%) Zend
10 4 (1.32%) NetApp
11 3 (0.99%) Apple
11 3 (0.99%) Atlassian
11 3 (0.99%) Dell
11 3 (0.99%) Juniper
11 3 (0.99%) ProCurve