Period
to 25 September 2018

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 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
England > East of England
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 20 16
Rank change year-on-year +5 -4 +4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 1,270 1,300 1,472
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 11.43% 11.09% 11.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.97% 42.96% 46.52%
Number of salaries quoted 891 1,108 1,251
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.70% +4.44% -
10th Percentile £31,000 £29,750 £26,750
90th Percentile £76,250 £68,750 £66,250
England median annual salary £54,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +8.00% - +5.26%

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 2,824 3,026 3,164
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 25.42% 25.81% 24.30%
Number of salaries quoted 2,029 2,492 2,667
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £24,230 £24,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £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 September 2018.

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 September 2018. 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 +5 614 £51,000 +2.00% 175
Hertfordshire +1 389 £57,500 +22.34% 67
Bedfordshire +29 119 £55,000 +10.00% 9
Essex -13 71 £40,000 - 31
Suffolk +15 59 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Norfolk -8 21 £37,500 -16.67% 4
Linux
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 2018, 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.

1 451 (35.51%) Python
2 445 (35.04%) Windows
3 406 (31.97%) Agile Software Development
4 314 (24.72%) Amazon AWS
5 313 (24.65%) Java
6 278 (21.89%) Unix
7 267 (21.02%) DevOps
8 252 (19.84%) Degree
9 228 (17.95%) Oracle
10 226 (17.80%) Software Engineering
11 212 (16.69%) C++
12 204 (16.06%) SQL
13 199 (15.67%) VMware
14 197 (15.51%) Puppet
15 180 (14.17%) Microsoft Azure
16 172 (13.54%) Computer Science
17 171 (13.46%) TCP/IP
18 170 (13.39%) JavaScript
19 165 (12.99%) ITIL
19 165 (12.99%) Docker
20 163 (12.83%) Bash Shell
21 161 (12.68%) C
22 158 (12.44%) Git (software)
22 158 (12.44%) Problem-Solving
23 153 (12.05%) Ansible
23 153 (12.05%) JIRA
24 151 (11.89%) Web Services
25 149 (11.73%) Finance
26 146 (11.50%) Machine Learning
27 145 (11.42%) Scrum

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 67 (5.28%) WebSphere
2 61 (4.80%) OpenStack
3 59 (4.65%) Tomcat
4 52 (4.09%) Apache
5 45 (3.54%) WebLogic
6 42 (3.31%) JBoss
7 35 (2.76%) Confluence
8 29 (2.28%) Apache Spark
8 29 (2.28%) IIS
9 28 (2.20%) Elasticsearch
10 27 (2.13%) GlassFish
10 27 (2.13%) nginx
11 25 (1.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 22 (1.73%) SharePoint
13 18 (1.42%) MS Exchange
14 15 (1.18%) MQSeries
15 14 (1.10%) Apache Pig
16 13 (1.02%) Oracle Service Bus
17 12 (0.94%) Oracle Application Server
18 11 (0.87%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (1.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (0.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 11 (0.87%) HipChat
4 10 (0.79%) Microsoft Office
5 9 (0.71%) RoboHelp
6 4 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.31%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.31%) Simulink
7 3 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.16%) Weka
Business Applications
1 10 (0.79%) Documaker
2 7 (0.55%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 6 (0.47%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (0.39%) CiviCRM
5 4 (0.31%) Magento
5 4 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.31%) Teamcenter
5 4 (0.31%) Unit4 Business World
6 2 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.16%) Temenos T24
7 1 (0.079%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 314 (24.72%) Amazon AWS
2 180 (14.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 70 (5.51%) SaaS
4 68 (5.35%) Office 365
5 42 (3.31%) Google Cloud Platform
6 38 (2.99%) GitHub
7 37 (2.91%) IaaS
8 27 (2.13%) AWS CloudFormation
9 18 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
10 17 (1.34%) Amazon S3
11 15 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
11 15 (1.18%) PaaS
12 7 (0.55%) Amazon EMR
12 7 (0.55%) Amazon Kinesis
12 7 (0.55%) Dropbox
12 7 (0.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 6 (0.47%) Runscope
14 5 (0.39%) AWS CloudTrail
14 5 (0.39%) Mimecast
14 5 (0.39%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 171 (13.46%) TCP/IP
2 135 (10.63%) Firewall
3 132 (10.39%) DNS
4 62 (4.88%) Internet
4 62 (4.88%) SAN
5 53 (4.17%) DHCP
6 50 (3.94%) Network Security
7 49 (3.86%) VPN
8 45 (3.54%) SSL
9 44 (3.46%) HTTP
10 33 (2.60%) Wireless
11 32 (2.52%) SNMP
12 29 (2.28%) LAN
13 28 (2.20%) WAN
14 26 (2.05%) VoIP
15 24 (1.89%) SSH
15 24 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
16 22 (1.73%) VLAN
17 21 (1.65%) Ethernet
17 21 (1.65%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (10.87%) SQL Server
2 114 (8.98%) Big Data
3 108 (8.50%) MySQL
4 102 (8.03%) Relational Database
5 95 (7.48%) Oracle Database
6 53 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
7 43 (3.39%) RDBMS
8 40 (3.15%) Hadoop
8 40 (3.15%) MongoDB
9 30 (2.36%) NoSQL
10 28 (2.20%) Oracle Database 11g
11 25 (1.97%) Apache Cassandra
11 25 (1.97%) Oracle Database 12c
12 24 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
13 18 (1.42%) Oracle Exadata
14 17 (1.34%) Amazon Redshift
15 16 (1.26%) Apache Hive
16 15 (1.18%) MariaDB
16 15 (1.18%) Sqoop
17 14 (1.10%) HBase
Development Applications
1 158 (12.44%) Git (software)
2 153 (12.05%) JIRA
3 119 (9.37%) Jenkins
4 41 (3.23%) Selenium
5 29 (2.28%) Eclipse
6 21 (1.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 20 (1.57%) JUnit
7 20 (1.57%) Rational Team Concert
8 19 (1.50%) Bitbucket
8 19 (1.50%) Maven
8 19 (1.50%) Subversion
8 19 (1.50%) Visual Studio
9 18 (1.42%) TeamCity
10 17 (1.34%) Metasploit
11 13 (1.02%) Sonatype Nexus
12 11 (0.87%) Mercurial
13 10 (0.79%) Gerrit
13 10 (0.79%) Gradle
13 10 (0.79%) SoapUI
14 8 (0.63%) Cucumber
General
1 149 (11.73%) Finance
2 74 (5.83%) Retail
3 54 (4.25%) Marketing
4 37 (2.91%) Automotive
5 32 (2.52%) Telecoms
6 27 (2.13%) Advertising
7 21 (1.65%) Banking
8 16 (1.26%) Publishing
9 13 (1.02%) Manufacturing
10 11 (0.87%) French Language
10 11 (0.87%) German Language
10 11 (0.87%) Multimedia
11 10 (0.79%) Aerospace
11 10 (0.79%) Electronics
11 10 (0.79%) Law
11 10 (0.79%) Swedish Language
12 6 (0.47%) Games
13 3 (0.24%) Legal
13 3 (0.24%) Military
14 1 (0.079%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 219 (17.24%) Developer
2 159 (12.52%) Software Engineer
3 114 (8.98%) Linux Engineer
4 108 (8.50%) DevOps Engineer
5 100 (7.87%) Administrator
6 89 (7.01%) C++ Software Engineer
7 76 (5.98%) Analyst
8 63 (4.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 62 (4.88%) Software Developer
10 61 (4.80%) Architect
11 59 (4.65%) Java Developer
12 56 (4.41%) Senior Developer
13 50 (3.94%) Senior Software Engineer
14 47 (3.70%) C++ Developer
15 46 (3.62%) DBA
15 46 (3.62%) Security Engineer
16 45 (3.54%) Team Leader
17 44 (3.46%) Support Engineer
17 44 (3.46%) Test Engineer
18 43 (3.39%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (11.89%) Web Services
2 119 (9.37%) .NET
3 91 (7.17%) HTML
4 58 (4.57%) CSS
5 54 (4.25%) Middleware
6 53 (4.17%) Spring
7 49 (3.86%) AngularJS
8 44 (3.46%) Hibernate
8 44 (3.46%) SOAP
9 43 (3.39%) RESTful
10 42 (3.31%) jQuery
11 40 (3.15%) Node.js
12 37 (2.91%) Java EE
13 36 (2.83%) LAMP
14 34 (2.68%) XML
15 31 (2.44%) ASP.NET
16 30 (2.36%) REST
17 29 (2.28%) J2EE
18 23 (1.81%) HTML5
18 23 (1.81%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 172 (13.54%) Computer Science
2 110 (8.66%) Analytical Skills
3 66 (5.20%) Management Information System
4 64 (5.04%) Data Centre
5 48 (3.78%) Linux Command Line
6 44 (3.46%) Fintech
7 41 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
7 41 (3.23%) Mobile App
7 41 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
8 39 (3.07%) Algorithms
9 31 (2.44%) Public Cloud
10 27 (2.13%) Replication
11 23 (1.81%) Greenfield Project
12 20 (1.57%) Security Operations Centre
13 18 (1.42%) Driving Licence
14 17 (1.34%) Hybrid Cloud
14 17 (1.34%) User Experience
15 16 (1.26%) Client/Server
15 16 (1.26%) Embedded Systems
15 16 (1.26%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 445 (35.04%) Windows
2 278 (21.89%) Unix
3 141 (11.10%) Windows Server
4 72 (5.67%) CentOS
5 65 (5.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 55 (4.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 49 (3.86%) Solaris
7 49 (3.86%) Windows Server 2012
8 45 (3.54%) Android
8 45 (3.54%) Ubuntu
9 39 (3.07%) AIX
9 39 (3.07%) Debian
10 38 (2.99%) Mac OS X
11 27 (2.13%) Embedded Linux
12 21 (1.65%) HPUX
13 20 (1.57%) Kali Linux
14 19 (1.50%) Windows Server 2003
15 14 (1.10%) Mac OS
15 14 (1.10%) Windows 10
16 13 (1.02%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 406 (31.97%) Agile Software Development
2 267 (21.02%) DevOps
3 226 (17.80%) Software Engineering
4 165 (12.99%) ITIL
5 158 (12.44%) Problem-Solving
6 146 (11.50%) Machine Learning
7 145 (11.42%) Scrum
8 139 (10.94%) Artificial Intelligence
9 133 (10.47%) Test Automation
10 108 (8.50%) Mathematics
11 105 (8.27%) Configuration Management
12 93 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
12 93 (7.32%) Open Source
13 85 (6.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 81 (6.38%) Analytics
15 75 (5.91%) OO
16 73 (5.75%) CRM
17 69 (5.43%) Physics
18 68 (5.35%) E-Commerce
19 66 (5.20%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 451 (35.51%) Python
2 313 (24.65%) Java
3 212 (16.69%) C++
4 204 (16.06%) SQL
5 170 (13.39%) JavaScript
6 163 (12.83%) Bash Shell
7 161 (12.68%) C
8 117 (9.21%) PHP
9 107 (8.43%) PowerShell
10 89 (7.01%) C#
11 84 (6.61%) Perl
12 75 (5.91%) Shell Script
13 62 (4.88%) Ruby
14 35 (2.76%) PL/SQL
15 26 (2.05%) Embedded C
16 24 (1.89%) Go
17 23 (1.81%) AWK
18 22 (1.73%) MATLAB
19 21 (1.65%) Embedded C++
19 21 (1.65%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 252 (19.84%) Degree
2 77 (6.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 46 (3.62%) CISSP
4 45 (3.54%) Cisco Certification
4 45 (3.54%) Security Cleared
5 42 (3.31%) PhD
6 40 (3.15%) CCNA
7 33 (2.60%) CISM
8 32 (2.52%) DV Cleared
9 31 (2.44%) SSCP
10 28 (2.20%) CompTIA Security+
11 26 (2.05%) Microsoft Certification
12 20 (1.57%) GIAC
12 20 (1.57%) SANS
13 19 (1.50%) MCSE
14 17 (1.34%) CEH
14 17 (1.34%) ITIL Certification
15 16 (1.26%) GCIA
16 14 (1.10%) Network+ Certification
17 13 (1.02%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (5.35%) QA
2 54 (4.25%) SLA
3 37 (2.91%) PCI DSS
4 31 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 21 (1.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 17 (1.34%) GDPR
7 14 (1.10%) ISO 22301
8 10 (0.79%) COBIT
8 10 (0.79%) Cyber Essentials
9 3 (0.24%) BS7799
10 2 (0.16%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.079%) ISO 13485
11 1 (0.079%) PSD2
11 1 (0.079%) SEPA
System Software
1 165 (12.99%) Docker
2 118 (9.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 114 (8.98%) Active Directory
4 71 (5.59%) VMware ESXi
5 60 (4.72%) vSphere
6 54 (4.25%) Hyper-V
7 33 (2.60%) Oracle RAC
8 21 (1.65%) Ceph
9 20 (1.57%) Virtual Machines
10 16 (1.26%) HDFS
10 16 (1.26%) Samba
10 16 (1.26%) Virtual Servers
10 16 (1.26%) VirtualBox
11 15 (1.18%) Virtual Desktop
12 12 (0.94%) VMware Workstation
13 9 (0.71%) Apache Flume
13 9 (0.71%) VMware NSX
14 8 (0.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 8 (0.63%) NFS
15 6 (0.47%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 197 (15.51%) Puppet
2 153 (12.05%) Ansible
3 108 (8.50%) Opscode Chef
4 92 (7.24%) Kubernetes
5 31 (2.44%) Data Guard
5 31 (2.44%) Oracle RMAN
5 31 (2.44%) Terraform
5 31 (2.44%) vCenter Server
6 30 (2.36%) vRealize
7 25 (1.97%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 23 (1.81%) Grafana
9 22 (1.73%) Nessus
10 21 (1.65%) Nagios
11 20 (1.57%) HP Data Protector
12 17 (1.34%) Docker Swarm
12 17 (1.34%) Nmap
13 16 (1.26%) Salt
14 15 (1.18%) Oozie
14 15 (1.18%) SCCM
14 15 (1.18%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 228 (17.95%) Oracle
2 199 (15.67%) VMware
3 144 (11.34%) Microsoft
4 86 (6.77%) IBM
5 84 (6.61%) Cisco
6 73 (5.75%) HP
7 72 (5.67%) Red Hat
8 64 (5.04%) WorldPay
9 54 (4.25%) NetApp
10 53 (4.17%) Splunk
11 47 (3.70%) Citrix
12 39 (3.07%) Google
13 31 (2.44%) Juniper
14 30 (2.36%) AppDynamics
14 30 (2.36%) Intel
15 26 (2.05%) BMC
15 26 (2.05%) F5
16 24 (1.89%) New Relic
17 22 (1.73%) CheckPoint
18 21 (1.65%) SAP