Period
to 26 November 2020

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 26 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
England > East of England
6 months to
26 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 11 11 16
Rank change year-on-year 0 +5 -1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 270 866 1,120
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 13.59% 12.80% 11.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 45.76% 48.38% 43.55%
Number of salaries quoted 241 609 874
Median annual salary £54,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £76,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 590 1,790 2,572
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 29.69% 26.46% 25.53%
Number of salaries quoted 491 1,297 1,889
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £70,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Linux as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Linux in the East of England over the 6 months to 26 November 2020.

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 26 November 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
Cambridgeshire -5 128 £55,000 +22.22% 94
Hertfordshire +9 55 £55,000 +15.79% 30
Essex +21 50 £55,000 +32.53% 20
Bedfordshire -6 17 £55,000 -8.33% 10
Suffolk +5 14 £47,500 -5.00% 4
Norfolk +24 10 £46,250 +32.14% 5
Linux
England

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 of England region with a requirement for Linux.

1 100 (37.04%) Python
2 76 (28.15%) DevOps
3 72 (26.67%) Git (software)
3 72 (26.67%) AWS
4 70 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
5 69 (25.56%) Windows
6 67 (24.81%) SQL
7 61 (22.59%) JavaScript
8 55 (20.37%) MySQL
9 54 (20.00%) Docker
10 52 (19.26%) Software Engineering
11 50 (18.52%) Degree
12 46 (17.04%) C++
13 43 (15.93%) Terraform
14 42 (15.56%) Jenkins
15 41 (15.19%) Ansible
15 41 (15.19%) PHP
16 39 (14.44%) Java
16 39 (14.44%) Azure
17 38 (14.07%) Computer Science
18 36 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
19 34 (12.59%) Bash Shell
20 33 (12.22%) Scrum
21 32 (11.85%) CSS
21 32 (11.85%) Machine Learning
22 31 (11.48%) Kubernetes
23 30 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
23 30 (11.11%) Test Automation
23 30 (11.11%) C
23 30 (11.11%) Apache

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 30 (11.11%) Apache
2 15 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (2.96%) CMS
4 6 (2.22%) Apache Spark
4 6 (2.22%) WordPress
5 5 (1.85%) MS Exchange
6 4 (1.48%) Confluence
7 3 (1.11%) OpenEdge
8 2 (0.74%) nginx
8 2 (0.74%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.74%) SugarCRM
9 1 (0.37%) Apache Airflow
9 1 (0.37%) Apache Pulsar
9 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.37%) IIS
9 1 (0.37%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (1.11%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 72 (26.67%) AWS
2 39 (14.44%) Azure
3 11 (4.07%) Office 365
4 10 (3.70%) Serverless
5 9 (3.33%) AWS CloudFormation
6 8 (2.96%) npm
6 8 (2.96%) SaaS
7 6 (2.22%) AWS Lambda
7 6 (2.22%) GCP
8 4 (1.48%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (1.48%) Amazon ECS
8 4 (1.48%) Amazon EKS
8 4 (1.48%) GitHub
8 4 (1.48%) Slack
9 3 (1.11%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.74%) Cloudflare
10 2 (0.74%) IaaS
10 2 (0.74%) OneDrive
10 2 (0.74%) Sumo Logic
11 1 (0.37%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 22 (8.15%) TCP/IP
2 19 (7.04%) IPv4
2 19 (7.04%) IPv6
3 16 (5.93%) Firewall
4 7 (2.59%) HTTP
5 6 (2.22%) DNS
5 6 (2.22%) RFID
6 5 (1.85%) Skype
6 5 (1.85%) VPN
6 5 (1.85%) WAN
7 4 (1.48%) LAN
7 4 (1.48%) VoIP
8 3 (1.11%) DHCP
8 3 (1.11%) SAN
8 3 (1.11%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.74%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (0.74%) Network Security
9 2 (0.74%) SNMP
9 2 (0.74%) Wireless
10 1 (0.37%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (20.37%) MySQL
2 25 (9.26%) SQL Server
3 22 (8.15%) PostgreSQL
4 18 (6.67%) NoSQL
5 14 (5.19%) MariaDB
6 9 (3.33%) Relational Database
7 7 (2.59%) Big Data
7 7 (2.59%) MongoDB
7 7 (2.59%) Redis
8 6 (2.22%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.48%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (1.48%) Apache Ignite
9 4 (1.48%) CouchDB
9 4 (1.48%) Flink
10 3 (1.11%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (1.11%) SQL Server 2017
10 3 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (1.11%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 72 (26.67%) Git (software)
2 42 (15.56%) Jenkins
3 24 (8.89%) JIRA
4 20 (7.41%) GitLab
5 17 (6.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 14 (5.19%) TeamCity
6 14 (5.19%) Travis CI
7 12 (4.44%) Selenium
8 4 (1.48%) Artifactory
8 4 (1.48%) Bitbucket
8 4 (1.48%) CircleCI
8 4 (1.48%) CMake
9 3 (1.11%) Redmine
10 2 (0.74%) Maven
10 2 (0.74%) Postman
10 2 (0.74%) SonarQube
10 2 (0.74%) Sublime Text
10 2 (0.74%) Subversion
11 1 (0.37%) Buildbot
11 1 (0.37%) Flyway
General
1 21 (7.78%) Law
2 14 (5.19%) Finance
3 9 (3.33%) Advertising
4 8 (2.96%) Aerospace
5 6 (2.22%) Electronics
5 6 (2.22%) Legal
5 6 (2.22%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.48%) Automotive
6 4 (1.48%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.11%) Banking
7 3 (1.11%) Games
7 3 (1.11%) German Language
7 3 (1.11%) Military
8 2 (0.74%) Marketing
9 1 (0.37%) Back Office
9 1 (0.37%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.37%) French Language
9 1 (0.37%) Front Office
9 1 (0.37%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 52 (19.26%) Developer
2 37 (13.70%) DevOps Engineer
3 30 (11.11%) Software Engineer
4 28 (10.37%) Cloud Engineer
5 25 (9.26%) Linux Engineer
6 20 (7.41%) Python Engineer
7 16 (5.93%) C++ Software Engineer
7 16 (5.93%) PHP Developer
8 15 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
8 15 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
9 14 (5.19%) Network Engineer
10 13 (4.81%) Senior Software Engineer
11 11 (4.07%) AWS DevOps
11 11 (4.07%) Full Stack Developer
12 10 (3.70%) Administrator
12 10 (3.70%) Network Systems Engineer
12 10 (3.70%) Test Automation Engineer
12 10 (3.70%) Test Engineer
13 9 (3.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 8 (2.96%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (11.85%) CSS
2 24 (8.89%) Laravel
3 22 (8.15%) HTML
3 22 (8.15%) Node.js
4 21 (7.78%) jQuery
5 19 (7.04%) LAMP
6 17 (6.30%) Vue.js
7 15 (5.56%) Sass
7 15 (5.56%) Zend Framework
8 14 (5.19%) RESTful
9 13 (4.81%) Symfony
10 12 (4.44%) .NET
10 12 (4.44%) AngularJS
11 11 (4.07%) HTML5
12 10 (3.70%) Spring
13 9 (3.33%) CSS3
13 9 (3.33%) Jinja
14 8 (2.96%) Elastic Stack
15 7 (2.59%) React
15 7 (2.59%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.63%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.81%) Greenfield Project
3 12 (4.44%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (3.33%) Cloud Native
5 8 (2.96%) Analytical Mindset
5 8 (2.96%) Data Centre
5 8 (2.96%) NHS
5 8 (2.96%) User Experience
6 7 (2.59%) Algorithms
6 7 (2.59%) Linux Command Line
6 7 (2.59%) Public Cloud
7 6 (2.22%) Embedded Systems
7 6 (2.22%) Verilog
7 6 (2.22%) VLSI
8 5 (1.85%) Hybrid Cloud
8 5 (1.85%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.85%) Replication
9 4 (1.48%) Wiki
10 3 (1.11%) Clustering
10 3 (1.11%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 69 (25.56%) Windows
2 23 (8.52%) Unix
3 22 (8.15%) CentOS
4 18 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (6.30%) Ubuntu
6 16 (5.93%) Windows Server
7 12 (4.44%) Debian
8 8 (2.96%) Mac OS
9 6 (2.22%) Fedora
10 4 (1.48%) Android
11 3 (1.11%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.74%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.37%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.37%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2016
13 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (28.15%) DevOps
2 70 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (19.26%) Software Engineering
4 38 (14.07%) Computer Science
5 36 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
6 33 (12.22%) Scrum
7 32 (11.85%) Machine Learning
8 30 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
8 30 (11.11%) Test Automation
9 25 (9.26%) Open Source
10 22 (8.15%) OO
11 20 (7.41%) Artificial Intelligence
11 20 (7.41%) Asset Management
12 19 (7.04%) Mathematics
12 19 (7.04%) Microservices
13 15 (5.56%) MVC
13 15 (5.56%) OO PHP
14 14 (5.19%) Logistics
15 13 (4.81%) Continuous Deployment
15 13 (4.81%) Infrastructure as Code
Programming Languages
1 100 (37.04%) Python
2 67 (24.81%) SQL
3 61 (22.59%) JavaScript
4 46 (17.04%) C++
5 41 (15.19%) PHP
6 39 (14.44%) Java
7 34 (12.59%) Bash Shell
8 30 (11.11%) C
9 20 (7.41%) PowerShell
10 15 (5.56%) Perl
11 12 (4.44%) Shell Script
12 8 (2.96%) PHP 7
12 8 (2.96%) TypeScript
13 7 (2.59%) C#
13 7 (2.59%) Rust
14 6 (2.22%) Go
15 5 (1.85%) Clojure
15 5 (1.85%) F#
15 5 (1.85%) Ruby
15 5 (1.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 50 (18.52%) Degree
2 20 (7.41%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (5.19%) PhD
4 6 (2.22%) Security Cleared
5 5 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.48%) AWS Certification
6 4 (1.48%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.11%) GCIA
7 3 (1.11%) MCSA
7 3 (1.11%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.74%) CREST Certified
8 2 (0.74%) GCFA
8 2 (0.74%) GIAC
8 2 (0.74%) TOGAF Certification
9 1 (0.37%) CCNP
9 1 (0.37%) CEH
9 1 (0.37%) GSEC
9 1 (0.37%) MCP
9 1 (0.37%) MCSE
9 1 (0.37%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.19%) QA
2 7 (2.59%) SLA
3 4 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.11%) GDPR
5 2 (0.74%) NIST
5 2 (0.74%) NIST 800
6 1 (0.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 54 (20.00%) Docker
2 23 (8.52%) Hyper-V
2 23 (8.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (5.93%) Active Directory
4 9 (3.33%) VirtualBox
5 5 (1.85%) Xen
6 3 (1.11%) vSphere
7 2 (0.74%) Firmware
7 2 (0.74%) iptables
7 2 (0.74%) vCloud
8 1 (0.37%) KVM
8 1 (0.37%) Snort
8 1 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.37%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.37%) zsh
Systems Management
1 43 (15.93%) Terraform
2 41 (15.19%) Ansible
3 31 (11.48%) Kubernetes
4 23 (8.52%) Puppet
5 16 (5.93%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (3.33%) Kibana
7 8 (2.96%) logstash
8 7 (2.59%) HAProxy
9 6 (2.22%) Icinga
10 5 (1.85%) Prometheus
11 3 (1.11%) Graylog
11 3 (1.11%) Istio
11 3 (1.11%) Nagios
11 3 (1.11%) WSUS
12 2 (0.74%) HP Data Protector
12 2 (0.74%) SCOM
13 1 (0.37%) Jamf Pro
13 1 (0.37%) Opsgenie
13 1 (0.37%) SCCM
13 1 (0.37%) StatsD
Vendors
1 29 (10.74%) VMware
2 26 (9.63%) Microsoft
3 15 (5.56%) Cisco
3 15 (5.56%) Zend
4 11 (4.07%) Oracle
5 10 (3.70%) Red Hat
6 7 (2.59%) Atlassian
6 7 (2.59%) Google
6 7 (2.59%) Juniper
7 6 (2.22%) Citrix
8 5 (1.85%) Cadence
8 5 (1.85%) Veeam
9 4 (1.48%) Autodesk
10 3 (1.11%) Dynatrace
10 3 (1.11%) New Relic
10 3 (1.11%) Splunk
11 2 (0.74%) Aruba
11 2 (0.74%) HP
11 2 (0.74%) SaltStack
11 2 (0.74%) SonicWALL