Period
to 25 May 2019

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 25 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
England > East of England
6 months to
25 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 10 13 19
Rank change year-on-year +3 +6 -3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 1,040 1,700 1,343
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 13.03% 13.62% 11.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 46.37% 48.67% 45.45%
Number of salaries quoted 724 1,173 1,124
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +12.90% +5.68%
10th Percentile £29,825 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £72,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +2.56%

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 2,243 3,493 2,955
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 28.10% 27.99% 24.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1,664 2,580 2,349
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £23,500 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £62,100
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +1.12%

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 25 May 2019.

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 25 May 2019. 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 +3 490 £50,000 - 159
Hertfordshire -6 310 £53,250 -0.47% 30
Essex +13 108 £41,500 -7.78% 13
Bedfordshire -2 72 £42,500 -34.62% 5
Suffolk +3 34 £40,000 -27.27%
Norfolk +23 27 £37,500 -9.09% 1
Linux
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 2019, 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.

1 369 (35.48%) Python
2 337 (32.40%) Windows
3 257 (24.71%) Agile Software Development
4 253 (24.33%) Amazon AWS
5 235 (22.60%) DevOps
6 228 (21.92%) Java
7 215 (20.67%) VMware
8 201 (19.33%) Degree
9 194 (18.65%) Ansible
10 171 (16.44%) Docker
11 169 (16.25%) Git (software)
11 169 (16.25%) Microsoft
12 167 (16.06%) Software Engineering
13 160 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
14 156 (15.00%) Puppet
15 146 (14.04%) SQL
16 141 (13.56%) Oracle
17 138 (13.27%) JavaScript
17 138 (13.27%) Bash Shell
18 137 (13.17%) DNS
19 128 (12.31%) MySQL
19 128 (12.31%) Microsoft Azure
20 126 (12.12%) PHP
21 125 (12.02%) C++
22 123 (11.83%) HTML
23 117 (11.25%) Computer Science
24 111 (10.67%) Red Hat
25 107 (10.29%) Windows Server
25 107 (10.29%) Problem-Solving
26 106 (10.19%) SQL Server

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 84 (8.08%) Apache
2 42 (4.04%) SharePoint
3 39 (3.75%) nginx
4 37 (3.56%) Elasticsearch
5 30 (2.88%) OpenStack
6 28 (2.69%) IIS
7 26 (2.50%) Tomcat
8 24 (2.31%) WordPress
9 21 (2.02%) MS Exchange
10 20 (1.92%) WebSphere
11 19 (1.83%) JBoss
12 14 (1.35%) Apache Spark
13 11 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
14 10 (0.96%) Confluence
15 9 (0.87%) WebLogic
16 8 (0.77%) Apache Geronimo
16 8 (0.77%) GlassFish
17 7 (0.67%) Cloud Foundry
17 7 (0.67%) CloudStack
17 7 (0.67%) WildFly
Applications
1 15 (1.44%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (0.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (0.67%) Weka
4 4 (0.38%) GNU Octave
5 2 (0.19%) CATIA
6 1 (0.096%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 14 (1.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 12 (1.15%) Magento
3 11 (1.06%) SAP Business One
4 8 (0.77%) Payment Gateway
5 6 (0.58%) Odoo
6 1 (0.096%) CiviCRM
6 1 (0.096%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.096%) ResourceLink
6 1 (0.096%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.096%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 253 (24.33%) Amazon AWS
2 128 (12.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 87 (8.37%) SaaS
4 75 (7.21%) Office 365
5 50 (4.81%) Google Cloud Platform
6 30 (2.88%) IaaS
7 28 (2.69%) GitHub
8 24 (2.31%) OpenShift
9 19 (1.83%) AWS CloudFormation
10 17 (1.63%) PaaS
11 13 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
12 10 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
12 10 (0.96%) Amazon S3
12 10 (0.96%) OneDrive
13 9 (0.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 7 (0.67%) DigitalOcean
14 7 (0.67%) Heroku
15 6 (0.58%) AWS Lambda
15 6 (0.58%) Serverless
16 5 (0.48%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 137 (13.17%) DNS
2 91 (8.75%) Firewall
3 88 (8.46%) Internet
4 81 (7.79%) TCP/IP
5 77 (7.40%) DHCP
6 46 (4.42%) LAN
7 45 (4.33%) HTTP
8 42 (4.04%) WAN
9 40 (3.85%) Wireless
10 39 (3.75%) SMTP
11 37 (3.56%) SSL
11 37 (3.56%) VPN
12 27 (2.60%) SNMP
13 25 (2.40%) SAN
14 23 (2.21%) Wi-Fi
15 17 (1.63%) VLAN
16 16 (1.54%) Network Security
17 14 (1.35%) Cisco Nexus
17 14 (1.35%) FabricPath
18 13 (1.25%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (12.31%) MySQL
2 106 (10.19%) SQL Server
3 95 (9.13%) PostgreSQL
4 69 (6.63%) Relational Database
5 35 (3.37%) NoSQL
6 34 (3.27%) MongoDB
7 23 (2.21%) Big Data
8 22 (2.12%) MariaDB
8 22 (2.12%) Oracle Database
9 18 (1.73%) RDBMS
10 15 (1.44%) Apache Cassandra
10 15 (1.44%) Redis
11 12 (1.15%) Amazon RDS
11 12 (1.15%) Azure SQL Database
11 12 (1.15%) Hadoop
12 11 (1.06%) Amazon Athena
13 9 (0.87%) Apache Hive
14 8 (0.77%) Sqoop
15 7 (0.67%) Mahout
15 7 (0.67%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 169 (16.25%) Git (software)
2 98 (9.42%) Jenkins
3 43 (4.13%) JIRA
4 36 (3.46%) Maven
5 34 (3.27%) Gradle
6 30 (2.88%) TeamCity
7 26 (2.50%) Subversion
8 18 (1.73%) Mercurial
9 17 (1.63%) Selenium
10 16 (1.54%) Visual Studio Team System
11 14 (1.35%) Hudson
12 12 (1.15%) GitLab
12 12 (1.15%) Octopus Deploy
13 11 (1.06%) Sonatype Nexus
13 11 (1.06%) Visual Studio
14 10 (0.96%) Cucumber
14 10 (0.96%) WebDriver
14 10 (0.96%) webpack
15 9 (0.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 9 (0.87%) JBehave
General
1 83 (7.98%) Finance
2 57 (5.48%) Retail
3 30 (2.88%) Banking
4 26 (2.50%) Telecoms
5 21 (2.02%) Automotive
6 14 (1.35%) Multimedia
7 11 (1.06%) Electronics
8 10 (0.96%) Games
9 8 (0.77%) Manufacturing
9 8 (0.77%) Marketing
10 6 (0.58%) Legal
11 4 (0.38%) Advertising
12 3 (0.29%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.29%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.19%) Military
14 1 (0.096%) Mandarin Language
14 1 (0.096%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 218 (20.96%) Developer
2 125 (12.02%) Linux Engineer
3 117 (11.25%) DevOps Engineer
4 116 (11.15%) Software Engineer
5 65 (6.25%) Senior Developer
6 58 (5.58%) Support Engineer
7 55 (5.29%) PHP Developer
8 52 (5.00%) Analyst
8 52 (5.00%) Software Developer
9 50 (4.81%) Cloud Engineer
10 45 (4.33%) Java Engineer
11 42 (4.04%) Embedded Engineer
11 42 (4.04%) Senior Software Engineer
12 39 (3.75%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 39 (3.75%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 38 (3.65%) Administrator
13 38 (3.65%) Systems Engineer
14 35 (3.37%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 32 (3.08%) Security Engineer
16 31 (2.98%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (11.83%) HTML
2 99 (9.52%) CSS
3 72 (6.92%) Web Services
4 58 (5.58%) LAMP
5 56 (5.38%) .NET
6 49 (4.71%) XML
7 43 (4.13%) Spring
8 36 (3.46%) Elastic Stack
9 30 (2.88%) Symfony
10 29 (2.79%) Laravel
11 27 (2.60%) HTML5
11 27 (2.60%) JSON
12 24 (2.31%) React
13 23 (2.21%) ASP.NET
14 21 (2.02%) REST
15 20 (1.92%) AngularJS
15 20 (1.92%) CSS3
16 19 (1.83%) Qt
16 19 (1.83%) SOAP
17 18 (1.73%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 61 (5.87%) Self-Motivation
2 58 (5.58%) Analytical Skills
3 43 (4.13%) Data Centre
4 34 (3.27%) Hybrid Cloud
5 30 (2.88%) PKI
6 28 (2.69%) Fintech
7 27 (2.60%) Linux Command Line
8 26 (2.50%) Client/Server
9 25 (2.40%) Replication
10 23 (2.21%) Internet of Things
11 21 (2.02%) Private Cloud
12 20 (1.92%) Data Structures
12 20 (1.92%) Greenfield Project
12 20 (1.92%) Life Science
13 19 (1.83%) Algorithms
14 18 (1.73%) Device Driver
15 14 (1.35%) Public Cloud
16 12 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
16 12 (1.15%) Management Information System
17 8 (0.77%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 337 (32.40%) Windows
2 107 (10.29%) Windows Server
3 97 (9.33%) CentOS
3 97 (9.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 96 (9.23%) Unix
5 80 (7.69%) Ubuntu
6 65 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 47 (4.52%) Windows 7
8 43 (4.13%) Android
9 39 (3.75%) Debian
10 38 (3.65%) Windows 10
11 36 (3.46%) Windows Server 2008
12 28 (2.69%) Embedded Linux
13 25 (2.40%) Solaris
14 24 (2.31%) Windows 8
15 20 (1.92%) AIX
16 12 (1.15%) Mac OS X
17 11 (1.06%) SUSE
17 11 (1.06%) VMS
18 6 (0.58%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 257 (24.71%) Agile Software Development
2 235 (22.60%) DevOps
3 167 (16.06%) Software Engineering
4 117 (11.25%) Computer Science
5 107 (10.29%) Problem-Solving
6 87 (8.37%) Scrum
6 87 (8.37%) Test Automation
7 80 (7.69%) Open Source
8 77 (7.40%) Configuration Management
8 77 (7.40%) Machine Learning
9 74 (7.12%) Continuous Integration
10 66 (6.35%) Artificial Intelligence
11 65 (6.25%) TDD
12 60 (5.77%) High Availability
12 60 (5.77%) ITIL
13 57 (5.48%) Cybersecurity
14 55 (5.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 50 (4.81%) Kanban
15 50 (4.81%) Mathematics
16 49 (4.71%) Bioinformatics
Programming Languages
1 369 (35.48%) Python
2 228 (21.92%) Java
3 146 (14.04%) SQL
4 138 (13.27%) Bash Shell
4 138 (13.27%) JavaScript
5 126 (12.12%) PHP
6 125 (12.02%) C++
7 92 (8.85%) PowerShell
8 87 (8.37%) Perl
9 81 (7.79%) C
10 53 (5.10%) Ruby
11 50 (4.81%) C#
12 47 (4.52%) Shell Script
13 20 (1.92%) Go
13 20 (1.92%) PHP 7
14 18 (1.73%) PHP 5
15 15 (1.44%) PL/SQL
16 12 (1.15%) MATLAB
16 12 (1.15%) R
17 11 (1.06%) ES6
Qualifications
1 201 (19.33%) Degree
2 98 (9.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 31 (2.98%) Security Cleared
4 26 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (2.12%) RHCE
6 19 (1.83%) LPIC
7 17 (1.63%) CISSP
8 16 (1.54%) CCNP
8 16 (1.54%) SC Cleared
9 15 (1.44%) CCNA
10 13 (1.25%) PhD
10 13 (1.25%) RHCT
11 12 (1.15%) CEH
12 8 (0.77%) CCIE
12 8 (0.77%) DV Cleared
13 7 (0.67%) Master's Degree
13 7 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
13 7 (0.67%) Numerate Degree
14 6 (0.58%) GCIA
14 6 (0.58%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (5.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 39 (3.75%) SLA
3 27 (2.60%) QA
4 25 (2.40%) PCI DSS
4 25 (2.40%) PSD2
5 12 (1.15%) COBIT
6 6 (0.58%) GDPR
6 6 (0.58%) HIPAA
7 2 (0.19%) ISO 13485
8 1 (0.096%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.096%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 171 (16.44%) Docker
2 160 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 102 (9.81%) Active Directory
4 64 (6.15%) Hyper-V
5 29 (2.79%) vSphere
6 28 (2.69%) Virtual Machines
7 27 (2.60%) iptables
7 27 (2.60%) Postfix
7 27 (2.60%) Samba
8 25 (2.40%) NFS
9 24 (2.31%) VMware Server
10 23 (2.21%) VMware ESXi
11 21 (2.02%) VirtualBox
12 14 (1.35%) VMware NSX
13 12 (1.15%) VMware Workstation
14 11 (1.06%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 11 (1.06%) KVM
15 10 (0.96%) Slurm Workload Manager
15 10 (0.96%) XenDesktop
16 8 (0.77%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 194 (18.65%) Ansible
2 156 (15.00%) Puppet
3 102 (9.81%) Kubernetes
4 66 (6.35%) Terraform
5 64 (6.15%) Opscode Chef
6 44 (4.23%) Nagios
7 39 (3.75%) Prometheus
8 37 (3.56%) SCCM
9 26 (2.50%) Docker Swarm
10 25 (2.40%) HAProxy
11 23 (2.21%) SCOM
12 19 (1.83%) vRealize
12 19 (1.83%) yum
13 17 (1.63%) Grafana
14 15 (1.44%) Kibana
15 14 (1.35%) logstash
15 14 (1.35%) Norton AntiVirus
15 14 (1.35%) Packer
16 12 (1.15%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
17 11 (1.06%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 215 (20.67%) VMware
2 169 (16.25%) Microsoft
3 141 (13.56%) Oracle
4 111 (10.67%) Red Hat
5 88 (8.46%) Cisco
6 69 (6.63%) WorldPay
7 49 (4.71%) Citrix
8 44 (4.23%) Juniper
9 24 (2.31%) HP
10 23 (2.21%) F5
11 21 (2.02%) IBM
11 21 (2.02%) Symantec
12 19 (1.83%) Sybase
13 17 (1.63%) SAP
14 16 (1.54%) Google
14 16 (1.54%) NetApp
14 16 (1.54%) Splunk
15 14 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
16 13 (1.25%) Alteryx
16 13 (1.25%) Qualys