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 28 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
England / East of England
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 16 16
Rank change year-on-year -3 0  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 646 795 918
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 10.28% 10.90% 11.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.37% 43.35% 41.43%
Number of salaries quoted 501 616 752
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,250 £61,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 1456 1834 2216
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 23.16% 25.15% 27.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1147 1500 1792
Median salary £40,000 £37,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.38% -6.87%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
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 28 April 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 28 April 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 +2 307 £45,000 - 63
Hertfordshire -13 154 £50,000 +11.11% 31
Essex +5 125 £47,500 +13.09% 11
Suffolk -6 26 £36,250 +3.57% 2
Norfolk +1 21 £32,500 +8.33% 4
Bedfordshire -17 15 £40,000 -5.88% 4
Linux
England

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

1 551 (40.01%) Windows
2 398 (28.90%) SQL
3 394 (28.61%) Python
4 381 (27.67%) Java
5 338 (24.55%) Degree
6 315 (22.88%) Unix
7 305 (22.15%) Oracle
8 272 (19.75%) Agile Software Development
9 262 (19.03%) JavaScript
10 255 (18.52%) Perl
11 249 (18.08%) Software Engineering
12 228 (16.56%) C++
13 224 (16.27%) Microsoft
14 223 (16.19%) VMware
15 222 (16.12%) MySQL
16 212 (15.40%) DevOps
17 198 (14.38%) Computer Science
18 189 (13.73%) Amazon AWS
19 180 (13.07%) Windows Server
20 176 (12.78%) SQL Server
21 175 (12.71%) VMware Infrastructure
22 168 (12.20%) Bash Shell
22 168 (12.20%) C
23 162 (11.76%) HTML
24 157 (11.40%) Web Services
25 154 (11.18%) Firewall
26 146 (10.60%) ITIL
26 146 (10.60%) Apache
27 142 (10.31%) Git (software)
28 137 (9.95%) Mathematics

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
1 146 (10.60%) Apache
2 89 (6.46%) Tomcat
3 69 (5.01%) IIS
3 69 (5.01%) WebLogic
4 63 (4.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 62 (4.50%) MS Exchange
6 58 (4.21%) JBoss
7 54 (3.92%) Oracle Service Bus
8 49 (3.56%) WebSphere
9 46 (3.34%) SharePoint
10 35 (2.54%) OpenStack
11 26 (1.89%) nginx
12 25 (1.82%) GlassFish
13 24 (1.74%) Skype for Business
14 23 (1.67%) Apache Spark
15 22 (1.60%) Elasticsearch
16 21 (1.53%) Drupal
16 21 (1.53%) WordPress
17 17 (1.23%) CMS
17 17 (1.23%) Documentum
Applications
1 54 (3.92%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (0.51%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.36%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.36%) SOLIDWORKS
4 4 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.22%) GIMP
5 3 (0.22%) GNU Octave
5 3 (0.22%) Simulink
5 3 (0.22%) Weka
6 2 (0.15%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 47 (3.41%) Oracle EBS
2 33 (2.40%) Oracle EBS R12
3 19 (1.38%) Magento
4 13 (0.94%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.36%) Sage 200
6 3 (0.22%) BusinessWorks
6 3 (0.22%) OpenCart
6 3 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.15%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
7 2 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.073%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 189 (13.73%) Amazon AWS
2 93 (6.75%) Office 365
3 48 (3.49%) Microsoft Azure
4 33 (2.40%) Amazon EC2
5 30 (2.18%) SaaS
6 23 (1.67%) GitHub
7 21 (1.53%) AWS CloudFormation
8 20 (1.45%) Amazon S3
9 17 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
10 16 (1.16%) PaaS
11 15 (1.09%) IaaS
12 13 (0.94%) AWS Lambda
12 13 (0.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 12 (0.87%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 11 (0.80%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 9 (0.65%) Route 53
16 6 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
17 5 (0.36%) Amazon ELB
17 5 (0.36%) Mimecast
18 4 (0.29%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 154 (11.18%) Firewall
2 133 (9.66%) TCP/IP
3 96 (6.97%) DNS
4 69 (5.01%) Wireless
5 67 (4.87%) DHCP
6 64 (4.65%) Internet
7 59 (4.28%) VPN
8 58 (4.21%) SAN
9 49 (3.56%) Wi-Fi
10 41 (2.98%) HTTP
11 40 (2.90%) LAN
12 35 (2.54%) WAN
13 34 (2.47%) Bluetooth
14 32 (2.32%) LDAP
14 32 (2.32%) Network Security
15 27 (1.96%) VLAN
15 27 (1.96%) VoIP
16 20 (1.45%) HTTPS
17 19 (1.38%) Remote Desktop
18 18 (1.31%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 222 (16.12%) MySQL
2 176 (12.78%) SQL Server
3 121 (8.79%) Oracle Database
4 120 (8.71%) Relational Database
5 85 (6.17%) RDBMS
6 62 (4.50%) MongoDB
7 59 (4.28%) PostgreSQL
8 55 (3.99%) Oracle Database 12c
9 45 (3.27%) NoSQL
10 42 (3.05%) Oracle Database 11g
11 40 (2.90%) Amazon RDS
12 35 (2.54%) Big Data
13 27 (1.96%) CouchDB
14 26 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
15 20 (1.45%) Neo4j
16 15 (1.09%) Oracle Database 10g
17 14 (1.02%) Hadoop
17 14 (1.02%) SQL Server 2014
18 13 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
19 10 (0.73%) DB2
Development Applications
1 142 (10.31%) Git (software)
2 65 (4.72%) Selenium
3 63 (4.58%) Jenkins
4 55 (3.99%) JIRA
5 49 (3.56%) Subversion
6 29 (2.11%) HP UFT
7 27 (1.96%) Jasmine
8 26 (1.89%) TeamCity
9 24 (1.74%) Maven
9 24 (1.74%) MSTest
9 24 (1.74%) NUnit
9 24 (1.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 23 (1.67%) WebDriver
11 22 (1.60%) Ant
11 22 (1.60%) Vagrant
12 19 (1.38%) JUnit
13 13 (0.94%) Eclipse
14 10 (0.73%) Visual Studio Team System
14 10 (0.73%) webpack
15 9 (0.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 131 (9.51%) Finance
2 52 (3.78%) Advertising
3 43 (3.12%) Telecoms
4 35 (2.54%) Electronics
5 27 (1.96%) Games
6 25 (1.82%) Automotive
7 24 (1.74%) Marketing
7 24 (1.74%) Retail
8 21 (1.53%) Manufacturing
9 19 (1.38%) Banking
10 11 (0.80%) Aerospace
11 10 (0.73%) Publishing
12 7 (0.51%) Law
12 7 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
13 6 (0.44%) Legal
13 6 (0.44%) Multimedia
14 4 (0.29%) Back Office
15 2 (0.15%) French Language
15 2 (0.15%) Italian Language
16 1 (0.073%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 364 (26.43%) Developer
2 202 (14.67%) Software Engineer
3 124 (9.01%) Administrator
4 108 (7.84%) Linux Engineer
5 90 (6.54%) Support Engineer
6 88 (6.39%) Software Developer
7 84 (6.10%) Senior Developer
8 82 (5.95%) Systems Administrator
9 81 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
10 80 (5.81%) C++ Software Engineer
10 80 (5.81%) Java Developer
11 77 (5.59%) DBA
12 73 (5.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 72 (5.23%) Analyst
13 72 (5.23%) Embedded Engineer
14 63 (4.58%) Oracle DBA
15 62 (4.50%) Graduate
16 56 (4.07%) Embedded Software Engineer
17 55 (3.99%) Linux Administrator
18 53 (3.85%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (11.76%) HTML
2 157 (11.40%) Web Services
3 136 (9.88%) CSS
4 115 (8.35%) .NET
5 84 (6.10%) Middleware
6 80 (5.81%) LAMP
7 78 (5.66%) AngularJS
8 74 (5.37%) jQuery
8 74 (5.37%) Spring
9 67 (4.87%) HTML5
10 59 (4.28%) REST
11 56 (4.07%) XML
12 49 (3.56%) Node.js
12 49 (3.56%) SOAP
13 48 (3.49%) CSS3
14 47 (3.41%) ASP.NET
15 39 (2.83%) ASP.NET MVC
16 37 (2.69%) J2EE
16 37 (2.69%) JSP
17 36 (2.61%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 198 (14.38%) Computer Science
2 72 (5.23%) Analytical Skills
3 53 (3.85%) Data Centre
4 49 (3.56%) Algorithms
5 47 (3.41%) Linux Command Line
6 42 (3.05%) User Experience
7 24 (1.74%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 24 (1.74%) Mobile App
7 24 (1.74%) N-Tier
8 22 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
9 18 (1.31%) Clustering
10 16 (1.16%) Device Driver
11 15 (1.09%) Management Information System
11 15 (1.09%) Private Cloud
12 14 (1.02%) Smart Home
13 12 (0.87%) Fat Client
13 12 (0.87%) Life Science
13 12 (0.87%) Thin Client
14 11 (0.80%) Internet of Things
15 10 (0.73%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 551 (40.01%) Windows
2 315 (22.88%) Unix
3 180 (13.07%) Windows Server
4 111 (8.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 73 (5.30%) Solaris
6 70 (5.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 49 (3.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 47 (3.41%) CentOS
9 45 (3.27%) Android
10 35 (2.54%) Ubuntu
11 29 (2.11%) Windows 7
12 28 (2.03%) Windows Server 2003
13 26 (1.89%) Embedded Linux
14 24 (1.74%) Mac OS X
15 20 (1.45%) Debian
16 18 (1.31%) Windows 10
17 17 (1.23%) AIX
17 17 (1.23%) Mac OS
18 16 (1.16%) Windows 8
19 10 (0.73%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 272 (19.75%) Agile Software Development
2 249 (18.08%) Software Engineering
3 212 (15.40%) DevOps
4 146 (10.60%) ITIL
5 137 (9.95%) Mathematics
6 118 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
7 100 (7.26%) OO
8 98 (7.12%) Open Source
9 95 (6.90%) Configuration Management
10 90 (6.54%) Scrum
11 87 (6.32%) Web Development
12 83 (6.03%) MVC
13 79 (5.74%) SOA
14 72 (5.23%) Performance Tuning
15 60 (4.36%) Physics
16 59 (4.28%) Visualisation
17 57 (4.14%) ETL
17 57 (4.14%) SDLC
18 54 (3.92%) Mentoring
19 53 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 398 (28.90%) SQL
2 394 (28.61%) Python
3 381 (27.67%) Java
4 262 (19.03%) JavaScript
5 255 (18.52%) Perl
6 228 (16.56%) C++
7 168 (12.20%) Bash Shell
7 168 (12.20%) C
8 135 (9.80%) PHP
9 133 (9.66%) C#
10 112 (8.13%) Shell Script
11 103 (7.48%) PL/SQL
12 80 (5.81%) PowerShell
13 65 (4.72%) Ruby
14 31 (2.25%) T-SQL
15 22 (1.60%) MATLAB
15 22 (1.60%) VBScript
16 20 (1.45%) VB
17 16 (1.16%) Embedded C
18 13 (0.94%) Scala
Qualifications
1 338 (24.55%) Degree
2 44 (3.20%) PhD
3 33 (2.40%) Microsoft Certification
4 28 (2.03%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (1.45%) OCP
5 20 (1.45%) Oracle Certification
6 18 (1.31%) CCNP
6 18 (1.31%) MCSA
7 16 (1.16%) CCNA
8 15 (1.09%) MCSE
8 15 (1.09%) Postgraduate
9 14 (1.02%) Security Cleared
10 13 (0.94%) RHCE
10 13 (0.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 12 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
12 10 (0.73%) LPIC
13 9 (0.65%) SC Cleared
14 8 (0.58%) A+ Certification
14 8 (0.58%) Network+ Certification
14 8 (0.58%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (5.23%) QA
2 44 (3.20%) SLA
3 21 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.44%) ISO 9001
4 6 (0.44%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.22%) ISO13485
6 2 (0.15%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.073%) GDPR
7 1 (0.073%) WAI
7 1 (0.073%) WCAG
System Software
1 175 (12.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 134 (9.73%) Active Directory
3 69 (5.01%) Docker
4 66 (4.79%) Hyper-V
5 60 (4.36%) vSphere
6 37 (2.69%) Firmware
7 26 (1.89%) KVM
8 24 (1.74%) Virtual Machines
9 20 (1.45%) Oracle RAC
10 19 (1.38%) VMware ESXi
11 16 (1.16%) LXC
12 15 (1.09%) VMware ESX
13 13 (0.94%) Xen
14 12 (0.87%) vCloud
15 11 (0.80%) Terminal Services
16 10 (0.73%) Virtual Servers
17 9 (0.65%) iptables
18 7 (0.51%) pfSense
19 6 (0.44%) QEMU
19 6 (0.44%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 132 (9.59%) Puppet
2 94 (6.83%) Opscode Chef
3 45 (3.27%) Nagios
4 40 (2.90%) Ansible
5 27 (1.96%) Packer
6 25 (1.82%) SCCM
7 24 (1.74%) Oracle RMAN
7 24 (1.74%) Terraform
8 19 (1.38%) Salt
8 19 (1.38%) Tivoli
8 19 (1.38%) ZABBIX
9 18 (1.31%) Data Guard
9 18 (1.31%) Grafana
10 14 (1.02%) Munin
11 11 (0.80%) SCOM
11 11 (0.80%) vCenter Server
12 10 (0.73%) Backup Exec
13 8 (0.58%) Kubernetes
13 8 (0.58%) NetBackup
14 6 (0.44%) vRealize
Vendors
1 305 (22.15%) Oracle
2 224 (16.27%) Microsoft
3 223 (16.19%) VMware
4 103 (7.48%) Red Hat
5 86 (6.25%) Cisco
6 42 (3.05%) NetApp
7 40 (2.90%) IBM
8 35 (2.54%) Citrix
9 33 (2.40%) CheckPoint
9 33 (2.40%) F5
10 26 (1.89%) Juniper
11 25 (1.82%) Xamarin
12 24 (1.74%) Blue Coat
13 21 (1.53%) Sun
14 20 (1.45%) HP
15 18 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
16 14 (1.02%) Sitecore
16 14 (1.02%) Splunk
17 13 (0.94%) Atlassian
17 13 (0.94%) Symantec
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
set2recruit
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + bonus + standard benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: 45,000 to £55,000
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Amazing Prospects Ltd
Salary: £25k - 55k per year + Incredible Prospects+Potential+Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Knebworth, Hertfordshire
Mayson Hunt
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + £50,000 DOE
Posted: 11 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 11 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Competitive benefits + bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Equity, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Source Technology
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60k-70k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Networking People
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Revolution Technology
Salary: From £20,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chelmsford, Essex
Pure Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Premier IT
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus,, healthcare, vouchers
Posted: 3 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £42000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Salary: From £33,000 to £45,000 per annum benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago