Period
to 14 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
England > East of England
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 17 15
Rank change year-on-year +1 -2 +3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 1,131 1,470 1,496
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 11.04% 12.13% 11.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 43.67% 45.18% 46.42%
Number of salaries quoted 831 1,216 1,266
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £48,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.25% +4.30% +3.33%
10th Percentile £31,000 £30,000 £26,875
90th Percentile £77,500 £71,250 £67,500
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 of England with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 2,590 3,254 3,223
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 25.28% 26.86% 24.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1,897 2,674 2,696
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%
10th Percentile £24,750 £23,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in the East of England

Linux
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux in the East of England.

Salary trend for Linux in the East of England

Linux
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in the East of England over the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Linux in the East of England

Linux
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the East of England region over the 6 months to 14 November 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
Cambridgeshire +6 534 £52,500 +5.00% 223
Hertfordshire -5 365 £60,000 +20.00% 58
Bedfordshire +20 105 £52,500 +10.53% 22
Essex -12 60 £40,000 - 39
Suffolk +12 45 £45,000 +25.87% 6
Norfolk -7 25 £37,500 -16.67% 11
Linux
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 of England region with a requirement for Linux.

1 427 (37.75%) Python
2 375 (33.16%) Windows
3 358 (31.65%) Agile Software Development
4 281 (24.85%) Java
5 254 (22.46%) Amazon AWS
6 244 (21.57%) DevOps
7 227 (20.07%) Degree
8 220 (19.45%) Unix
9 177 (15.65%) Oracle
10 175 (15.47%) Software Engineering
11 173 (15.30%) Docker
12 168 (14.85%) C++
13 167 (14.77%) TCP/IP
14 165 (14.59%) Puppet
15 163 (14.41%) Microsoft
16 161 (14.24%) VMware
17 158 (13.97%) Finance
18 153 (13.53%) SQL
19 148 (13.09%) Bash Shell
19 148 (13.09%) Problem-Solving
20 147 (13.00%) C
21 146 (12.91%) Git (software)
22 145 (12.82%) Microsoft Azure
23 143 (12.64%) ITIL
24 139 (12.29%) JavaScript
25 138 (12.20%) Computer Science
25 138 (12.20%) Ansible
26 132 (11.67%) JIRA
27 127 (11.23%) Machine Learning
28 125 (11.05%) Scrum

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 61 (5.39%) OpenStack
2 58 (5.13%) WebSphere
3 57 (5.04%) Tomcat
4 55 (4.86%) Apache
5 44 (3.89%) JBoss
6 37 (3.27%) Elasticsearch
7 33 (2.92%) GlassFish
8 32 (2.83%) WebLogic
9 27 (2.39%) Confluence
10 26 (2.30%) IIS
11 24 (2.12%) nginx
12 21 (1.86%) MS Exchange
13 16 (1.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 16 (1.41%) SharePoint
14 15 (1.33%) Apache Spark
15 14 (1.24%) Apache Pig
15 14 (1.24%) MQSeries
15 14 (1.24%) Skype for Business
16 12 (1.06%) WordPress
17 9 (0.80%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 16 (1.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 12 (1.06%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (0.97%) Microsoft Office
4 9 (0.80%) RoboHelp
5 6 (0.53%) Weka
6 5 (0.44%) HipChat
6 5 (0.44%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.35%) Microsoft Project
7 4 (0.35%) Simulink
8 3 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.088%) CATIA
9 1 (0.088%) Stata
Business Applications
1 9 (0.80%) Odoo
2 7 (0.62%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 5 (0.44%) CiviCRM
4 4 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.35%) Teamcenter
4 4 (0.35%) Unit4 Business World
5 3 (0.27%) Documaker
6 2 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.18%) Magento
6 2 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.18%) Temenos T24
7 1 (0.088%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 254 (22.46%) Amazon AWS
2 145 (12.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 75 (6.63%) SaaS
4 45 (3.98%) Google Cloud Platform
5 43 (3.80%) Office 365
6 37 (3.27%) GitHub
7 28 (2.48%) IaaS
8 26 (2.30%) AWS CloudFormation
9 20 (1.77%) Cloud Computing
10 19 (1.68%) PaaS
11 17 (1.50%) Amazon EC2
12 13 (1.15%) Amazon S3
13 9 (0.80%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 9 (0.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 7 (0.62%) Amazon SQS
15 6 (0.53%) Amazon Glacier
15 6 (0.53%) AWS CloudTrail
15 6 (0.53%) Mimecast
16 5 (0.44%) Stackdriver
17 4 (0.35%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 167 (14.77%) TCP/IP
2 119 (10.52%) Firewall
3 114 (10.08%) DNS
4 69 (6.10%) DHCP
5 57 (5.04%) Internet
6 51 (4.51%) Wireless
7 50 (4.42%) VPN
8 45 (3.98%) Network Security
8 45 (3.98%) SAN
9 44 (3.89%) HTTP
10 38 (3.36%) SSL
11 35 (3.09%) SNMP
12 33 (2.92%) VoIP
13 30 (2.65%) VLAN
14 24 (2.12%) LAN
14 24 (2.12%) WebEx
15 22 (1.95%) WAN
16 21 (1.86%) Wi-Fi
17 20 (1.77%) ICMP
18 17 (1.50%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (9.90%) Big Data
2 110 (9.73%) SQL Server
3 106 (9.37%) MySQL
4 75 (6.63%) Relational Database
5 74 (6.54%) PostgreSQL
6 58 (5.13%) Oracle Database
7 39 (3.45%) MongoDB
8 34 (3.01%) RDBMS
9 33 (2.92%) Hadoop
10 30 (2.65%) NoSQL
11 25 (2.21%) Apache Cassandra
12 19 (1.68%) Apache Hive
13 16 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
13 16 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
14 15 (1.33%) MariaDB
15 14 (1.24%) Amazon RDS
16 13 (1.15%) Oracle Database 12c
16 13 (1.15%) Sqoop
17 10 (0.88%) Neo4j
18 9 (0.80%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 146 (12.91%) Git (software)
2 132 (11.67%) JIRA
3 113 (9.99%) Jenkins
4 42 (3.71%) Selenium
5 29 (2.56%) Maven
6 25 (2.21%) Visual Studio
7 23 (2.03%) Bitbucket
8 22 (1.95%) Eclipse
9 21 (1.86%) Gradle
10 18 (1.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 18 (1.59%) TeamCity
11 15 (1.33%) Rational Team Concert
11 15 (1.33%) Subversion
12 14 (1.24%) JUnit
13 12 (1.06%) Mercurial
13 12 (1.06%) Metasploit
14 10 (0.88%) Robot Framework
14 10 (0.88%) SoapUI
15 9 (0.80%) Cucumber
16 8 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 158 (13.97%) Finance
2 74 (6.54%) Retail
3 47 (4.16%) Telecoms
4 36 (3.18%) Marketing
5 31 (2.74%) Automotive
6 27 (2.39%) Banking
7 16 (1.41%) Manufacturing
8 15 (1.33%) Advertising
9 14 (1.24%) Games
10 12 (1.06%) French Language
10 12 (1.06%) German Language
10 12 (1.06%) Law
11 11 (0.97%) Swedish Language
12 10 (0.88%) Electronics
13 7 (0.62%) Aerospace
14 5 (0.44%) Publishing
15 4 (0.35%) Multimedia
16 3 (0.27%) Military
17 2 (0.18%) Back Office
17 2 (0.18%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 192 (16.98%) Developer
2 117 (10.34%) Software Engineer
3 114 (10.08%) Linux Engineer
4 112 (9.90%) DevOps Engineer
5 87 (7.69%) Administrator
6 53 (4.69%) Analyst
6 53 (4.69%) C++ Software Engineer
7 51 (4.51%) Java Developer
8 50 (4.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 46 (4.07%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 46 (4.07%) Python Engineer
10 45 (3.98%) Security Engineer
11 43 (3.80%) Software Developer
11 43 (3.80%) Test Engineer
12 42 (3.71%) Architect
13 41 (3.63%) AWS DevOps
13 41 (3.63%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 41 (3.63%) Support Engineer
14 40 (3.54%) Linux Administrator
15 38 (3.36%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (9.81%) Web Services
2 85 (7.52%) .NET
3 76 (6.72%) HTML
4 51 (4.51%) Spring
5 50 (4.42%) CSS
6 41 (3.63%) Java EE
7 37 (3.27%) AngularJS
7 37 (3.27%) Hibernate
8 34 (3.01%) jQuery
9 33 (2.92%) SOAP
10 31 (2.74%) LAMP
10 31 (2.74%) XML
11 27 (2.39%) Node.js
12 26 (2.30%) REST
12 26 (2.30%) RESTful
13 23 (2.03%) Spring MVC
14 20 (1.77%) ActiveMQ
14 20 (1.77%) EJB
14 20 (1.77%) LDAP
14 20 (1.77%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 138 (12.20%) Computer Science
2 107 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
3 71 (6.28%) Management Information System
4 51 (4.51%) Data Centre
5 48 (4.24%) Fintech
6 38 (3.36%) Mobile App
6 38 (3.36%) Self-Motivation
7 35 (3.09%) Greenfield Project
8 32 (2.83%) Linux Command Line
9 29 (2.56%) Security Operations Centre
10 28 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
11 23 (2.03%) Replication
12 21 (1.86%) Private Cloud
13 19 (1.68%) Hybrid Cloud
14 18 (1.59%) Algorithms
14 18 (1.59%) Public Cloud
15 15 (1.33%) Device Driver
15 15 (1.33%) Embedded Systems
16 14 (1.24%) Driving Licence
17 13 (1.15%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 375 (33.16%) Windows
2 220 (19.45%) Unix
3 121 (10.70%) Windows Server
4 66 (5.84%) Ubuntu
5 61 (5.39%) CentOS
6 54 (4.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 44 (3.89%) Android
8 43 (3.80%) Windows Server 2008
9 40 (3.54%) Windows Server 2012
10 39 (3.45%) AIX
11 38 (3.36%) Debian
11 38 (3.36%) Mac OS X
12 29 (2.56%) Embedded Linux
13 21 (1.86%) Solaris
14 17 (1.50%) Kali Linux
15 15 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
16 13 (1.15%) Apple iOS
16 13 (1.15%) CoreOS
16 13 (1.15%) Windows 10
17 10 (0.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 358 (31.65%) Agile Software Development
2 244 (21.57%) DevOps
3 175 (15.47%) Software Engineering
4 148 (13.09%) Problem-Solving
5 143 (12.64%) ITIL
6 127 (11.23%) Machine Learning
7 125 (11.05%) Artificial Intelligence
7 125 (11.05%) Scrum
8 116 (10.26%) Test Automation
9 93 (8.22%) Configuration Management
10 81 (7.16%) CRM
11 78 (6.90%) Open Source
12 71 (6.28%) Mathematics
13 69 (6.10%) Analytics
14 63 (5.57%) Continuous Integration
14 63 (5.57%) SIEM
15 60 (5.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 59 (5.22%) Disaster Recovery
16 59 (5.22%) OO
17 54 (4.77%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 427 (37.75%) Python
2 281 (24.85%) Java
3 168 (14.85%) C++
4 153 (13.53%) SQL
5 148 (13.09%) Bash Shell
6 147 (13.00%) C
7 139 (12.29%) JavaScript
8 108 (9.55%) PHP
9 92 (8.13%) PowerShell
10 85 (7.52%) Perl
11 73 (6.45%) Shell Script
12 57 (5.04%) C#
13 46 (4.07%) Ruby
14 27 (2.39%) PL/SQL
15 21 (1.86%) AWK
16 16 (1.41%) Go
17 15 (1.33%) Embedded C
17 15 (1.33%) Groovy
18 14 (1.24%) VB
19 13 (1.15%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 227 (20.07%) Degree
2 61 (5.39%) Computer Science Degree
3 47 (4.16%) CISSP
4 45 (3.98%) Cisco Certification
5 41 (3.63%) Security Cleared
6 40 (3.54%) CCNA
6 40 (3.54%) SSCP
7 36 (3.18%) CISM
8 33 (2.92%) CompTIA Security+
9 28 (2.48%) PhD
10 27 (2.39%) DV Cleared
11 25 (2.21%) Microsoft Certification
12 23 (2.03%) GIAC
12 23 (2.03%) SANS
13 22 (1.95%) CEH
13 22 (1.95%) GCIA
14 17 (1.50%) GCIH
14 17 (1.50%) GSEC
15 16 (1.41%) CISA
15 16 (1.41%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (5.04%) QA
2 43 (3.80%) SLA
3 34 (3.01%) PCI DSS
4 33 (2.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 18 (1.59%) GDPR
6 16 (1.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 14 (1.24%) ISO 22301
8 10 (0.88%) COBIT
8 10 (0.88%) Cyber Essentials
9 9 (0.80%) PSD2
10 3 (0.27%) BS7799
11 2 (0.18%) HIPAA
12 1 (0.088%) Data Quality
12 1 (0.088%) ISO 13485
12 1 (0.088%) SEPA
System Software
1 173 (15.30%) Docker
2 98 (8.66%) Active Directory
3 97 (8.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 55 (4.86%) VMware ESXi
5 46 (4.07%) Hyper-V
6 42 (3.71%) vSphere
7 25 (2.21%) Virtual Machines
8 21 (1.86%) Ceph
9 17 (1.50%) Oracle RAC
9 17 (1.50%) VirtualBox
10 13 (1.15%) HDFS
11 10 (0.88%) Xen
12 9 (0.80%) KVM
12 9 (0.80%) Samba
12 9 (0.80%) VMware Workstation
13 8 (0.71%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 8 (0.71%) NFS
14 7 (0.62%) Firmware
14 7 (0.62%) VMware NSX
14 7 (0.62%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 165 (14.59%) Puppet
2 138 (12.20%) Ansible
3 90 (7.96%) Kubernetes
4 81 (7.16%) Opscode Chef
5 25 (2.21%) Terraform
6 23 (2.03%) Docker Swarm
7 20 (1.77%) Grafana
7 20 (1.77%) SCCM
8 17 (1.50%) Data Guard
8 17 (1.50%) Nessus
8 17 (1.50%) Oracle RMAN
9 16 (1.41%) Nagios
9 16 (1.41%) Prometheus
10 15 (1.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 14 (1.24%) HAProxy
11 14 (1.24%) vCenter Server
11 14 (1.24%) vRealize
12 12 (1.06%) Nmap
12 12 (1.06%) Salt
12 12 (1.06%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 177 (15.65%) Oracle
2 163 (14.41%) Microsoft
3 161 (14.24%) VMware
4 79 (6.98%) IBM
5 58 (5.13%) Cisco
6 57 (5.04%) Red Hat
7 53 (4.69%) NetApp
8 46 (4.07%) HP
9 36 (3.18%) Google
10 33 (2.92%) Splunk
11 27 (2.39%) Juniper
12 25 (2.21%) Citrix
13 23 (2.03%) WorldPay
14 20 (1.77%) Atlassian
15 19 (1.68%) Intel
15 19 (1.68%) New Relic
16 18 (1.59%) SAP
16 18 (1.59%) SolarWinds
16 18 (1.59%) Symantec
17 16 (1.41%) CheckPoint