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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
England / East of England
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 15 19
Rank change year-on-year -4 +4  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 680 752 859
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 11.15% 11.06% 10.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 43.34% 45.55% 40.12%
Number of salaries quoted 567 613 679
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,159 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Linux is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Operating System Skills
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1569 1651 2141
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 25.73% 24.28% 26.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1282 1402 1655
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing Linux as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -6 281 £50,000 +11.11% 76
Hertfordshire -4 202 £47,000 +4.44% 26
Essex +5 105 £40,000 -11.11% 7
Suffolk +2 34 £33,000 -25.00% 5
Bedfordshire -4 30 £50,000 - 3
Norfolk +6 28 £46,250 +5.11% 7
Linux
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Linux.

1 515 (38.72%) Windows
2 382 (28.72%) Python
3 369 (27.74%) Java
4 349 (26.24%) SQL
5 334 (25.11%) Degree
6 295 (22.18%) Unix
7 290 (21.80%) Oracle
8 280 (21.05%) Software Engineering
9 255 (19.17%) Agile Software Development
10 251 (18.87%) C++
11 242 (18.20%) DevOps
12 227 (17.07%) JavaScript
13 219 (16.47%) Perl
13 219 (16.47%) VMware
14 208 (15.64%) Amazon AWS
15 204 (15.34%) MySQL
16 200 (15.04%) Microsoft
16 200 (15.04%) Computer Science
17 193 (14.51%) C
18 168 (12.63%) C#
19 166 (12.48%) VMware Infrastructure
19 166 (12.48%) Windows Server
20 156 (11.73%) HTML
21 147 (11.05%) ITIL
21 147 (11.05%) Firewall
21 147 (11.05%) Mathematics
22 144 (10.83%) Active Directory
23 142 (10.68%) Bash Shell
24 140 (10.53%) CSS
24 140 (10.53%) Web Services

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
1 133 (10.00%) Apache
2 71 (5.34%) IIS
3 59 (4.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 58 (4.36%) Tomcat
5 54 (4.06%) MS Exchange
6 52 (3.91%) Oracle Service Bus
7 47 (3.53%) OpenStack
8 46 (3.46%) WebLogic
9 39 (2.93%) SharePoint
10 37 (2.78%) JBoss
11 31 (2.33%) WebSphere
12 29 (2.18%) Skype for Business
13 26 (1.95%) Apache Spark
13 26 (1.95%) nginx
14 18 (1.35%) WordPress
15 17 (1.28%) Drupal
16 16 (1.20%) GlassFish
17 15 (1.13%) Elasticsearch
18 11 (0.83%) CMS
18 11 (0.83%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 45 (3.38%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.23%) Simulink
2 3 (0.23%) SOLIDWORKS
2 3 (0.23%) Weka
3 2 (0.15%) GNU Octave
4 1 (0.075%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.075%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 30 (2.26%) Oracle EBS
2 21 (1.58%) Oracle EBS R12
3 18 (1.35%) Magento
4 6 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.23%) OpenCart
5 3 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
5 3 (0.23%) Sage 200
6 2 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.15%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.075%) GoldMine
7 1 (0.075%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 208 (15.64%) Amazon AWS
2 111 (8.35%) Office 365
3 69 (5.19%) Microsoft Azure
4 35 (2.63%) SaaS
5 30 (2.26%) Amazon EC2
6 28 (2.11%) GitHub
7 27 (2.03%) AWS CloudFormation
8 20 (1.50%) PaaS
9 18 (1.35%) IaaS
10 17 (1.28%) Amazon S3
11 12 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
12 11 (0.83%) AWS Lambda
12 11 (0.83%) Route 53
13 10 (0.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 10 (0.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 9 (0.68%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 7 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
16 5 (0.38%) Amazon ELB
17 4 (0.30%) Mimecast
17 4 (0.30%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 147 (11.05%) Firewall
2 120 (9.02%) TCP/IP
3 85 (6.39%) Wireless
4 80 (6.02%) DNS
5 62 (4.66%) SAN
6 61 (4.59%) Internet
7 57 (4.29%) DHCP
8 56 (4.21%) VPN
9 51 (3.83%) Wi-Fi
10 41 (3.08%) VLAN
11 33 (2.48%) Network Security
12 30 (2.26%) HTTP
13 29 (2.18%) LAN
14 28 (2.11%) NAS
14 28 (2.11%) VoIP
14 28 (2.11%) WAN
15 26 (1.95%) Bluetooth
16 22 (1.65%) LDAP
16 22 (1.65%) Skype
17 21 (1.58%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 204 (15.34%) MySQL
2 139 (10.45%) SQL Server
3 110 (8.27%) Relational Database
4 108 (8.12%) Oracle Database
5 71 (5.34%) RDBMS
6 64 (4.81%) Oracle Database 12c
7 56 (4.21%) PostgreSQL
8 48 (3.61%) NoSQL
9 47 (3.53%) Oracle Database 11g
10 46 (3.46%) MongoDB
11 34 (2.56%) Amazon RDS
12 29 (2.18%) Data Warehouse
13 26 (1.95%) Big Data
14 24 (1.80%) Hadoop
15 22 (1.65%) CouchDB
15 22 (1.65%) SQL Server 2014
16 21 (1.58%) SQL Server 2012
17 19 (1.43%) Oracle Database 10g
18 15 (1.13%) Neo4j
19 12 (0.90%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 134 (10.08%) Git (software)
2 67 (5.04%) Jenkins
3 58 (4.36%) Subversion
4 54 (4.06%) Selenium
5 48 (3.61%) JIRA
6 37 (2.78%) TeamCity
7 29 (2.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 27 (2.03%) Jasmine
8 27 (2.03%) MSTest
8 27 (2.03%) NUnit
9 22 (1.65%) Maven
10 21 (1.58%) Vagrant
10 21 (1.58%) WebDriver
11 20 (1.50%) Ant
12 16 (1.20%) HP UFT
13 15 (1.13%) Visual Studio Team System
14 14 (1.05%) Visual Studio
15 12 (0.90%) Eclipse
15 12 (0.90%) JUnit
16 10 (0.75%) Mercurial
General
1 101 (7.59%) Finance
2 52 (3.91%) Advertising
3 48 (3.61%) Telecoms
4 32 (2.41%) Electronics
5 31 (2.33%) Retail
6 26 (1.95%) Banking
6 26 (1.95%) Games
7 25 (1.88%) Marketing
8 21 (1.58%) Automotive
8 21 (1.58%) Legal
9 15 (1.13%) Manufacturing
9 15 (1.13%) Publishing
10 10 (0.75%) Multimedia
11 9 (0.68%) Aerospace
12 7 (0.53%) Law
13 6 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.30%) Back Office
14 4 (0.30%) French Language
15 3 (0.23%) German Language
16 2 (0.15%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 387 (29.10%) Developer
2 195 (14.66%) Software Engineer
3 117 (8.80%) Administrator
4 102 (7.67%) Software Developer
5 101 (7.59%) C++ Software Engineer
6 94 (7.07%) Linux Engineer
7 92 (6.92%) Support Engineer
8 89 (6.69%) DevOps Engineer
9 87 (6.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 73 (5.49%) DBA
10 73 (5.49%) Graduate
11 71 (5.34%) Senior Developer
12 69 (5.19%) Java Developer
13 63 (4.74%) Oracle DBA
14 60 (4.51%) Systems Administrator
15 59 (4.44%) PHP Developer
16 58 (4.36%) Embedded Engineer
17 51 (3.83%) Analyst
18 49 (3.68%) C++ Developer
19 47 (3.53%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (11.73%) HTML
2 140 (10.53%) CSS
2 140 (10.53%) Web Services
3 125 (9.40%) .NET
4 98 (7.37%) jQuery
5 78 (5.86%) LAMP
6 72 (5.41%) AngularJS
7 68 (5.11%) ASP.NET
8 64 (4.81%) HTML5
9 57 (4.29%) Spring
10 56 (4.21%) Middleware
11 54 (4.06%) CSS3
12 51 (3.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 50 (3.76%) ASP.NET MVC
14 49 (3.68%) XML
15 44 (3.31%) REST
16 40 (3.01%) Node.js
17 27 (2.03%) ASP.NET Web API
17 27 (2.03%) J2EE
17 27 (2.03%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 200 (15.04%) Computer Science
2 71 (5.34%) Data Centre
3 57 (4.29%) Algorithms
4 51 (3.83%) Analytical Skills
5 36 (2.71%) User Experience
6 33 (2.48%) Linux Command Line
7 23 (1.73%) N-Tier
8 22 (1.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 20 (1.50%) Data Structures
9 20 (1.50%) Mobile App
10 18 (1.35%) 3D Printing
10 18 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
11 17 (1.28%) Clustering
12 15 (1.13%) Device Driver
13 14 (1.05%) Data Protection Act
14 13 (0.98%) Private Cloud
15 12 (0.90%) Embedded Systems
16 11 (0.83%) Management Information System
17 10 (0.75%) Life Science
17 10 (0.75%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 515 (38.72%) Windows
2 295 (22.18%) Unix
3 166 (12.48%) Windows Server
4 98 (7.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 78 (5.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 59 (4.44%) Solaris
7 58 (4.36%) Android
7 58 (4.36%) CentOS
8 57 (4.29%) Windows Server 2008
9 32 (2.41%) Ubuntu
9 32 (2.41%) Windows Server 2003
10 25 (1.88%) Debian
11 24 (1.80%) Mac OS X
12 22 (1.65%) Embedded Linux
13 21 (1.58%) Apple iOS
13 21 (1.58%) Windows 7
14 20 (1.50%) Mac OS
15 17 (1.28%) Windows 10
16 13 (0.98%) AIX
17 10 (0.75%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 280 (21.05%) Software Engineering
2 255 (19.17%) Agile Software Development
3 242 (18.20%) DevOps
4 147 (11.05%) ITIL
4 147 (11.05%) Mathematics
5 119 (8.95%) Open Source
6 112 (8.42%) Test Automation
7 111 (8.35%) OO
8 104 (7.82%) Continuous Integration
9 89 (6.69%) MVC
10 85 (6.39%) Performance Tuning
11 82 (6.17%) Web Development
12 77 (5.79%) Physics
13 76 (5.71%) Configuration Management
14 75 (5.64%) Mentoring
15 73 (5.49%) Machine Learning
16 69 (5.19%) Scrum
17 64 (4.81%) E-Commerce
17 64 (4.81%) SOA
17 64 (4.81%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 382 (28.72%) Python
2 369 (27.74%) Java
3 349 (26.24%) SQL
4 251 (18.87%) C++
5 227 (17.07%) JavaScript
6 219 (16.47%) Perl
7 193 (14.51%) C
8 168 (12.63%) C#
9 142 (10.68%) Bash Shell
10 130 (9.77%) PHP
11 102 (7.67%) Shell Script
12 99 (7.44%) PL/SQL
13 77 (5.79%) PowerShell
14 40 (3.01%) Ruby
15 25 (1.88%) MATLAB
16 22 (1.65%) T-SQL
17 17 (1.28%) Korn
18 16 (1.20%) Scala
19 15 (1.13%) Embedded C
19 15 (1.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 334 (25.11%) Degree
2 123 (9.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 46 (3.46%) PhD
4 45 (3.38%) Numerate Degree
5 32 (2.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 30 (2.26%) Cisco Certification
7 23 (1.73%) OCP
7 23 (1.73%) Oracle Certification
8 22 (1.65%) CCNA
9 16 (1.20%) CCNP
9 16 (1.20%) MCSA
10 14 (1.05%) MCSE
11 13 (0.98%) CISSP
11 13 (0.98%) Postgraduate
12 10 (0.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 9 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
14 8 (0.60%) A+ Certification
14 8 (0.60%) AWS Certification
14 8 (0.60%) CISM
14 8 (0.60%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (3.68%) QA
2 32 (2.41%) SLA
3 24 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (0.90%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 6 (0.45%) GDPR
7 5 (0.38%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.15%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.15%) ISO 13485
9 1 (0.075%) FIPS 140-2
9 1 (0.075%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 166 (12.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 144 (10.83%) Active Directory
3 83 (6.24%) Docker
4 61 (4.59%) Hyper-V
5 47 (3.53%) Firmware
5 47 (3.53%) vSphere
6 31 (2.33%) KVM
7 23 (1.73%) Virtual Machines
8 22 (1.65%) VMware ESXi
9 19 (1.43%) LXC
10 17 (1.28%) Oracle RAC
10 17 (1.28%) Terminal Services
11 14 (1.05%) Xen
12 9 (0.68%) XenServer
13 8 (0.60%) vCloud
14 6 (0.45%) QEMU
14 6 (0.45%) Virtual Servers
14 6 (0.45%) XenDesktop
15 5 (0.38%) XenApp
16 4 (0.30%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 130 (9.77%) Puppet
2 103 (7.74%) Opscode Chef
3 53 (3.98%) Ansible
4 30 (2.26%) Packer
5 29 (2.18%) Terraform
6 27 (2.03%) Data Guard
7 26 (1.95%) Oracle RMAN
8 25 (1.88%) Nagios
9 23 (1.73%) SCCM
9 23 (1.73%) ZABBIX
10 19 (1.43%) Grafana
11 18 (1.35%) Munin
12 16 (1.20%) Salt
13 15 (1.13%) Kubernetes
13 15 (1.13%) Tivoli
14 14 (1.05%) SCOM
14 14 (1.05%) WSUS
15 10 (0.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 6 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
16 6 (0.45%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 290 (21.80%) Oracle
2 219 (16.47%) VMware
3 200 (15.04%) Microsoft
4 88 (6.62%) Red Hat
5 63 (4.74%) Cisco
6 43 (3.23%) NetApp
7 36 (2.71%) Citrix
8 31 (2.33%) Apple
9 28 (2.11%) IBM
9 28 (2.11%) Xamarin
10 27 (2.03%) CheckPoint
11 26 (1.95%) F5
12 25 (1.88%) Juniper
13 21 (1.58%) Blue Coat
13 21 (1.58%) HP
14 16 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
15 13 (0.98%) Google
16 12 (0.90%) Sitecore
17 11 (0.83%) Sun
18 10 (0.75%) Dell
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: 45,000 to £55,000
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: 48-58k + 30 Days holiday + Medical Ins + Dental Ins + Pension +More!
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Benefits
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Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
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Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £30k - 50k per year + Awesome Benefits + Prospects!!
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: to £35k DOE
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Salary: 25,000 to 50,000
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Senitor Associates
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + bonus + benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
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Salary: £28k - 30k per year
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Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Shares, Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Harlow, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum + Bonus & Benefits
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Saffron Walden, Essex
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
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Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: to £50k (DoE) + top benefits
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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