Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
England > East of England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 16 17
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 1459 1496 1560
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 12.22% 11.30% 10.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 45.52% 46.55% 38.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1202 1257 1345
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £30,025 £26,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +7.78%

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 3205 3214 4009
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 26.84% 24.27% 26.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2634 2683 3276
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £23,075 £24,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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 -3 725 £50,000 +11.11% 72
Hertfordshire -1 501 £50,000 +2.04% 35
Essex -3 97 £42,500 -10.53% 8
Bedfordshire +3 61 £47,500 -2.06% 1
Norfolk +17 44 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Suffolk -18 31 £34,000 -22.73% 1
Linux
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 577 (39.55%) Windows
2 500 (34.27%) Python
3 469 (32.15%) Software Engineering
4 426 (29.20%) Java
5 419 (28.72%) Degree
6 382 (26.18%) C++
7 344 (23.58%) C
8 302 (20.70%) Agile Software Development
8 302 (20.70%) Computer Science
9 262 (17.96%) DevOps
10 261 (17.89%) Unix
11 256 (17.55%) SQL
12 238 (16.31%) VMware
13 230 (15.76%) Amazon AWS
14 209 (14.32%) JavaScript
15 205 (14.05%) Mathematics
16 168 (11.51%) HTML
17 167 (11.45%) C#
18 165 (11.31%) MySQL
18 165 (11.31%) Oracle
19 156 (10.69%) OO
20 153 (10.49%) Web Services
21 152 (10.42%) Open Source
22 143 (9.80%) Microsoft
23 141 (9.66%) Puppet
24 136 (9.32%) Windows Server
25 135 (9.25%) Bash Shell
26 134 (9.18%) TCP/IP
27 133 (9.12%) Firewall
27 133 (9.12%) Physics

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
1 107 (7.33%) Apache
2 91 (6.24%) OpenStack
3 46 (3.15%) Tomcat
4 42 (2.88%) MS Exchange
4 42 (2.88%) WebLogic
5 38 (2.60%) IIS
6 29 (1.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 29 (1.99%) Skype for Business
7 24 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
7 24 (1.64%) JBoss
7 24 (1.64%) Oracle Service Bus
8 23 (1.58%) WebSphere
9 20 (1.37%) SharePoint
10 14 (0.96%) nginx
11 13 (0.89%) Cloud Foundry
11 13 (0.89%) Confluence
12 12 (0.82%) Apache Solr
12 12 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2007
12 12 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
12 12 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 34 (2.33%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.34%) SOLIDWORKS
3 4 (0.27%) EngageOne
4 3 (0.21%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.21%) Simulink
5 2 (0.14%) GNU Octave
5 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (0.069%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 9 (0.62%) Magento
2 5 (0.34%) Sage 200
3 4 (0.27%) Exstream
3 4 (0.27%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 4 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (0.27%) SAP R/3
4 2 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 230 (15.76%) Amazon AWS
2 99 (6.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 75 (5.14%) Office 365
4 40 (2.74%) SaaS
5 28 (1.92%) AWS CloudFormation
6 27 (1.85%) GitHub
7 26 (1.78%) Amazon EC2
8 20 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
9 19 (1.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 18 (1.23%) PaaS
10 18 (1.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 14 (0.96%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 12 (0.82%) Azure Active Directory
12 12 (0.82%) Google Cloud Platform
13 11 (0.75%) Route 53
14 10 (0.69%) Amazon S3
15 9 (0.62%) Mimecast
16 8 (0.55%) IaaS
17 7 (0.48%) TestFlight
18 6 (0.41%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 134 (9.18%) TCP/IP
2 133 (9.12%) Firewall
3 129 (8.84%) Wireless
4 79 (5.41%) DNS
5 63 (4.32%) VPN
6 56 (3.84%) DHCP
7 54 (3.70%) Internet
8 37 (2.54%) SAN
9 35 (2.40%) Wi-Fi
10 33 (2.26%) VoIP
10 33 (2.26%) WAN
11 24 (1.64%) HTTP
11 24 (1.64%) MPLS
11 24 (1.64%) NAS
11 24 (1.64%) VLAN
12 23 (1.58%) LAN
13 21 (1.44%) Bluetooth
13 21 (1.44%) Network Security
14 20 (1.37%) Remote Desktop
14 20 (1.37%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 165 (11.31%) MySQL
2 123 (8.43%) Relational Database
3 84 (5.76%) SQL Server
4 61 (4.18%) RDBMS
5 55 (3.77%) Oracle Database
6 51 (3.50%) NoSQL
7 48 (3.29%) PostgreSQL
8 43 (2.95%) Oracle Database 12c
9 30 (2.06%) Oracle Database 11g
10 27 (1.85%) Amazon RDS
10 27 (1.85%) MongoDB
11 26 (1.78%) Big Data
12 25 (1.71%) Hadoop
13 20 (1.37%) SQL Server 2014
13 20 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 18 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
15 17 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
16 14 (0.96%) Apache Cassandra
17 13 (0.89%) Oracle Database 10g
18 12 (0.82%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 128 (8.77%) Git (software)
2 81 (5.55%) Jenkins
3 59 (4.04%) Subversion
4 42 (2.88%) JIRA
5 32 (2.19%) Mercurial
6 29 (1.99%) Maven
7 21 (1.44%) Selenium
8 20 (1.37%) Eclipse
8 20 (1.37%) JUnit
9 18 (1.23%) TeamCity
10 14 (0.96%) Visual Studio
10 14 (0.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 13 (0.89%) Mockito
12 12 (0.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 12 (0.82%) Jasmine
13 11 (0.75%) JConsole
13 11 (0.75%) VisualVM
14 10 (0.69%) MSTest
14 10 (0.69%) Oracle APEX
14 10 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 118 (8.09%) Finance
2 75 (5.14%) Retail
3 50 (3.43%) Telecoms
4 46 (3.15%) Marketing
5 45 (3.08%) Advertising
6 39 (2.67%) Games
7 37 (2.54%) Electronics
8 26 (1.78%) Legal
9 25 (1.71%) Multimedia
10 23 (1.58%) Automotive
11 21 (1.44%) Banking
12 15 (1.03%) Publishing
13 12 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
14 8 (0.55%) Manufacturing
15 6 (0.41%) German Language
16 4 (0.27%) Law
17 3 (0.21%) Aerospace
17 3 (0.21%) French Language
18 2 (0.14%) Military
18 2 (0.14%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 376 (25.77%) Developer
2 335 (22.96%) Software Engineer
3 208 (14.26%) C++ Software Engineer
4 170 (11.65%) Linux Engineer
5 128 (8.77%) C Software Engineer
6 119 (8.16%) Software Developer
7 107 (7.33%) Graduate
8 105 (7.20%) DevOps Engineer
9 101 (6.92%) Embedded Engineer
10 96 (6.58%) Senior Software Engineer
11 91 (6.24%) C++ Developer
12 90 (6.17%) C/C++ Software Engineer
13 89 (6.10%) Embedded Software Engineer
14 78 (5.35%) C++ Software Developer
15 76 (5.21%) Administrator
16 75 (5.14%) Developer/Software Engineer
17 74 (5.07%) Java Developer
18 72 (4.93%) Graduate Developer
19 68 (4.66%) Support Engineer
20 65 (4.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 168 (11.51%) HTML
2 153 (10.49%) Web Services
3 119 (8.16%) CSS
4 93 (6.37%) .NET
5 82 (5.62%) XML
6 78 (5.35%) jQuery
7 73 (5.00%) Spring
8 66 (4.52%) ASP.NET
9 63 (4.32%) HTML5
10 50 (3.43%) CSS3
11 49 (3.36%) AngularJS
12 41 (2.81%) J2EE
12 41 (2.81%) Middleware
13 40 (2.74%) ASP.NET MVC
14 38 (2.60%) REST
15 36 (2.47%) LAMP
15 36 (2.47%) SOAP
16 34 (2.33%) RESTful
16 34 (2.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 31 (2.12%) Apache Axis
Miscellaneous
1 302 (20.70%) Computer Science
2 112 (7.68%) Data Centre
3 98 (6.72%) Algorithms
4 87 (5.96%) Analytical Skills
5 38 (2.60%) Embedded Systems
6 31 (2.12%) Management Information System
7 29 (1.99%) 3D Printing
8 28 (1.92%) Data Structures
8 28 (1.92%) Device Driver
8 28 (1.92%) Life Science
8 28 (1.92%) Public Cloud
9 26 (1.78%) User Experience
10 25 (1.71%) Private Cloud
11 23 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
12 18 (1.23%) Linux Command Line
13 16 (1.10%) Internet of Things
14 15 (1.03%) Clustering
14 15 (1.03%) Driving Licence
14 15 (1.03%) Mobile App
15 11 (0.75%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 577 (39.55%) Windows
2 261 (17.89%) Unix
3 136 (9.32%) Windows Server
4 76 (5.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 71 (4.87%) Android
6 70 (4.80%) Ubuntu
7 65 (4.46%) Embedded Linux
8 58 (3.98%) Debian
9 57 (3.91%) CentOS
10 49 (3.36%) Solaris
11 46 (3.15%) Windows Server 2008
12 42 (2.88%) Mac OS X
12 42 (2.88%) Windows Server 2012
13 37 (2.54%) Mac OS
14 30 (2.06%) Apple iOS
15 25 (1.71%) Windows 7
16 22 (1.51%) Windows 10
17 21 (1.44%) AIX
18 14 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
19 13 (0.89%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 469 (32.15%) Software Engineering
2 302 (20.70%) Agile Software Development
3 262 (17.96%) DevOps
4 205 (14.05%) Mathematics
5 156 (10.69%) OO
6 152 (10.42%) Open Source
7 133 (9.12%) Physics
8 115 (7.88%) ITIL
9 113 (7.75%) Multithreading
10 112 (7.68%) E-Commerce
11 107 (7.33%) Scrum
12 103 (7.06%) TDD
13 98 (6.72%) Machine Learning
14 93 (6.37%) SDLC
15 89 (6.10%) Continuous Integration
16 81 (5.55%) Test Automation
17 78 (5.35%) Mentoring
18 69 (4.73%) Configuration Management
19 67 (4.59%) Web Development
20 66 (4.52%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 500 (34.27%) Python
2 426 (29.20%) Java
3 382 (26.18%) C++
4 344 (23.58%) C
5 256 (17.55%) SQL
6 209 (14.32%) JavaScript
7 167 (11.45%) C#
8 135 (9.25%) Bash Shell
9 129 (8.84%) Perl
10 112 (7.68%) PHP
11 74 (5.07%) PowerShell
11 74 (5.07%) Shell Script
12 52 (3.56%) PL/SQL
13 49 (3.36%) Embedded C
14 48 (3.29%) Ruby
15 41 (2.81%) MATLAB
16 33 (2.26%) Embedded C++
17 23 (1.58%) Scala
18 16 (1.10%) VB
19 12 (0.82%) Korn
Qualifications
1 419 (28.72%) Degree
2 97 (6.65%) Computer Science Degree
3 33 (2.26%) Cisco Certification
3 33 (2.26%) CISSP
4 31 (2.12%) Numerate Degree
5 30 (2.06%) PhD
6 25 (1.71%) CISM
7 23 (1.58%) CCNA
8 19 (1.30%) CISA
9 15 (1.03%) CCNP
9 15 (1.03%) CEH
9 15 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
9 15 (1.03%) OCP
9 15 (1.03%) Oracle Certification
10 13 (0.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 12 (0.82%) Security Cleared
12 10 (0.69%) ISEB
13 8 (0.55%) SC Cleared
14 7 (0.48%) MCSE
15 6 (0.41%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (2.81%) SLA
2 37 (2.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (1.58%) QA
4 21 (1.44%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.55%) GDPR
5 8 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 5 (0.34%) COBIT
6 5 (0.34%) ISO 22301
7 4 (0.27%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.14%) JTAG
10 1 (0.069%) ECSS
10 1 (0.069%) FIPS 140-2
10 1 (0.069%) GCP
10 1 (0.069%) MISRA
10 1 (0.069%) SEPA
System Software
1 125 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 113 (7.75%) Docker
3 98 (6.72%) Active Directory
4 53 (3.63%) VMware ESXi
5 50 (3.43%) Hyper-V
6 36 (2.47%) vSphere
7 23 (1.58%) Ceph
8 20 (1.37%) Terminal Services
9 19 (1.30%) Firmware
10 14 (0.96%) Virtual Machines
11 13 (0.89%) Oracle RAC
12 12 (0.82%) VMware NSX
13 10 (0.69%) KVM
14 9 (0.62%) LXC
15 8 (0.55%) NFS
16 6 (0.41%) VMware Workstation
17 5 (0.34%) Apache Flume
17 5 (0.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
17 5 (0.34%) iptables
18 4 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 141 (9.66%) Puppet
2 120 (8.22%) Opscode Chef
3 92 (6.31%) Ansible
4 70 (4.80%) Kubernetes
5 28 (1.92%) Oracle RMAN
6 27 (1.85%) Data Guard
7 19 (1.30%) Terraform
8 17 (1.17%) vCenter Server
9 15 (1.03%) ZABBIX
10 14 (0.96%) Salt
10 14 (0.96%) WSUS
11 13 (0.89%) Grafana
11 13 (0.89%) Munin
12 12 (0.82%) Nagios
12 12 (0.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 11 (0.75%) Cobbler
14 9 (0.62%) Backup Exec
15 7 (0.48%) SCCM
16 6 (0.41%) Graylog
16 6 (0.41%) Kibana
Vendors
1 238 (16.31%) VMware
2 165 (11.31%) Oracle
3 143 (9.80%) Microsoft
4 62 (4.25%) Red Hat
5 52 (3.56%) Cisco
6 46 (3.15%) IBM
7 38 (2.60%) Citrix
8 35 (2.40%) Google
9 31 (2.12%) NetApp
10 27 (1.85%) Veeam
11 26 (1.78%) Dell
12 22 (1.51%) HP
13 20 (1.37%) Splunk
14 17 (1.17%) Apple
15 16 (1.10%) Juniper
16 15 (1.03%) F5
17 13 (0.89%) CheckPoint
17 13 (0.89%) Xamarin
18 12 (0.82%) Avaya
18 12 (0.82%) Sybase