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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
England / East of England
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 16 19
Rank change year-on-year -3 +3  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 700 755 842
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 11.29% 11.03% 10.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 43.53% 45.45% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 585 614 663
Median salary £45,500 £46,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.08% +8.23%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,250 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 1608 1661 2105
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 25.93% 24.27% 26.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1317 1409 1633
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 27 June 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 27 June 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 -6 291 £50,000 +11.11% 71
Hertfordshire -4 209 £47,000 +2.17% 28
Essex +1 105 £40,000 -11.11% 6
Suffolk 0 34 £33,000 -25.00% 5
Bedfordshire -1 32 £50,000 - 3
Norfolk +7 29 £43,750 -0.56% 6
Linux
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 523 (38.80%) Windows
2 387 (28.71%) Python
3 375 (27.82%) Java
4 346 (25.67%) SQL
5 341 (25.30%) Degree
6 300 (22.26%) Unix
7 291 (21.59%) Oracle
8 283 (20.99%) Software Engineering
9 255 (18.92%) C++
10 254 (18.84%) Agile Software Development
11 246 (18.25%) DevOps
12 224 (16.62%) JavaScript
13 221 (16.39%) VMware
14 219 (16.25%) Perl
15 213 (15.80%) Amazon AWS
16 203 (15.06%) Computer Science
17 201 (14.91%) MySQL
18 200 (14.84%) Microsoft
19 196 (14.54%) C
20 171 (12.69%) C#
21 168 (12.46%) VMware Infrastructure
21 168 (12.46%) Windows Server
22 156 (11.57%) HTML
23 151 (11.20%) Firewall
24 150 (11.13%) Mathematics
25 149 (11.05%) ITIL
26 145 (10.76%) Active Directory
27 142 (10.53%) Web Services
27 142 (10.53%) Bash Shell
28 139 (10.31%) CSS

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
1 134 (9.94%) Apache
2 70 (5.19%) IIS
3 59 (4.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 59 (4.38%) Tomcat
4 53 (3.93%) MS Exchange
5 52 (3.86%) Oracle Service Bus
6 47 (3.49%) OpenStack
7 45 (3.34%) WebLogic
8 39 (2.89%) SharePoint
9 37 (2.74%) JBoss
10 31 (2.30%) WebSphere
11 28 (2.08%) Skype for Business
12 26 (1.93%) nginx
13 25 (1.85%) Apache Spark
14 18 (1.34%) WordPress
15 16 (1.19%) Drupal
15 16 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
15 16 (1.19%) GlassFish
16 11 (0.82%) ColdFusion
16 11 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 44 (3.26%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.22%) Simulink
2 3 (0.22%) Weka
3 2 (0.15%) GNU Octave
3 2 (0.15%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (0.074%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.074%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 28 (2.08%) Oracle EBS
2 20 (1.48%) Oracle EBS R12
3 18 (1.34%) Magento
4 5 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.22%) OpenCart
5 3 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.15%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.15%) Sage 200
6 2 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.074%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 213 (15.80%) Amazon AWS
2 111 (8.23%) Office 365
3 72 (5.34%) Microsoft Azure
4 36 (2.67%) SaaS
5 31 (2.30%) Amazon EC2
6 29 (2.15%) GitHub
7 27 (2.00%) AWS CloudFormation
8 18 (1.34%) IaaS
8 18 (1.34%) PaaS
9 17 (1.26%) Amazon S3
10 13 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
11 12 (0.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 11 (0.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 11 (0.82%) AWS Lambda
13 10 (0.74%) Route 53
14 9 (0.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 7 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
16 5 (0.37%) Azure Active Directory
17 4 (0.30%) Mimecast
17 4 (0.30%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 151 (11.20%) Firewall
2 121 (8.98%) TCP/IP
3 85 (6.31%) Wireless
4 80 (5.93%) DNS
5 62 (4.60%) Internet
5 62 (4.60%) SAN
6 57 (4.23%) DHCP
7 56 (4.15%) VPN
8 51 (3.78%) Wi-Fi
9 40 (2.97%) VLAN
10 33 (2.45%) Network Security
11 31 (2.30%) HTTP
12 29 (2.15%) NAS
13 28 (2.08%) LAN
13 28 (2.08%) WAN
14 27 (2.00%) VoIP
15 25 (1.85%) Bluetooth
16 23 (1.71%) LDAP
17 22 (1.63%) Skype
18 21 (1.56%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 201 (14.91%) MySQL
2 138 (10.24%) SQL Server
3 109 (8.09%) Relational Database
4 108 (8.01%) Oracle Database
5 71 (5.27%) RDBMS
6 64 (4.75%) Oracle Database 12c
7 56 (4.15%) PostgreSQL
8 48 (3.56%) Oracle Database 11g
9 47 (3.49%) NoSQL
10 46 (3.41%) MongoDB
11 34 (2.52%) Amazon RDS
12 30 (2.23%) Data Warehouse
13 25 (1.85%) Big Data
14 24 (1.78%) Hadoop
15 23 (1.71%) SQL Server 2014
16 22 (1.63%) CouchDB
16 22 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
17 20 (1.48%) Oracle Database 10g
18 15 (1.11%) Neo4j
19 12 (0.89%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 135 (10.01%) Git (software)
2 67 (4.97%) Jenkins
3 59 (4.38%) Subversion
4 54 (4.01%) Selenium
5 49 (3.64%) JIRA
6 37 (2.74%) TeamCity
7 29 (2.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 27 (2.00%) Jasmine
8 27 (2.00%) MSTest
8 27 (2.00%) NUnit
9 23 (1.71%) Maven
10 21 (1.56%) WebDriver
11 20 (1.48%) Ant
11 20 (1.48%) Vagrant
12 16 (1.19%) HP UFT
13 15 (1.11%) Visual Studio
13 15 (1.11%) Visual Studio Team System
14 13 (0.96%) Eclipse
14 13 (0.96%) JUnit
15 10 (0.74%) Mercurial
General
1 102 (7.57%) Finance
2 53 (3.93%) Advertising
3 47 (3.49%) Telecoms
4 31 (2.30%) Electronics
4 31 (2.30%) Retail
5 27 (2.00%) Banking
6 26 (1.93%) Marketing
7 25 (1.85%) Games
8 22 (1.63%) Legal
9 21 (1.56%) Automotive
10 15 (1.11%) Manufacturing
11 14 (1.04%) Publishing
12 11 (0.82%) Multimedia
13 9 (0.67%) Aerospace
14 7 (0.52%) Law
15 6 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.30%) Back Office
16 4 (0.30%) French Language
17 3 (0.22%) German Language
18 2 (0.15%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 392 (29.08%) Developer
2 195 (14.47%) Software Engineer
3 118 (8.75%) Administrator
4 105 (7.79%) Software Developer
5 102 (7.57%) C++ Software Engineer
6 96 (7.12%) Linux Engineer
7 93 (6.90%) Support Engineer
8 90 (6.68%) DevOps Engineer
9 89 (6.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 76 (5.64%) Graduate
11 74 (5.49%) DBA
12 72 (5.34%) Java Developer
13 71 (5.27%) Senior Developer
14 63 (4.67%) Oracle DBA
15 60 (4.45%) PHP Developer
16 59 (4.38%) Embedded Engineer
17 58 (4.30%) Systems Administrator
18 54 (4.01%) Analyst
19 53 (3.93%) C++ Developer
20 49 (3.64%) C++ Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (11.57%) HTML
2 142 (10.53%) Web Services
3 139 (10.31%) CSS
4 127 (9.42%) .NET
5 99 (7.34%) jQuery
6 76 (5.64%) LAMP
7 73 (5.42%) AngularJS
8 71 (5.27%) ASP.NET
9 63 (4.67%) HTML5
10 58 (4.30%) Spring
11 56 (4.15%) Middleware
12 54 (4.01%) CSS3
13 52 (3.86%) ASP.NET MVC
13 52 (3.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 52 (3.86%) XML
14 44 (3.26%) REST
15 40 (2.97%) Node.js
16 28 (2.08%) J2EE
17 27 (2.00%) ASP.NET Web API
17 27 (2.00%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 203 (15.06%) Computer Science
2 72 (5.34%) Data Centre
3 59 (4.38%) Algorithms
4 53 (3.93%) Analytical Skills
5 36 (2.67%) User Experience
6 32 (2.37%) Linux Command Line
7 23 (1.71%) N-Tier
8 21 (1.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 20 (1.48%) 3D Printing
9 20 (1.48%) Data Structures
9 20 (1.48%) Mobile App
10 17 (1.26%) Clustering
10 17 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
11 16 (1.19%) Device Driver
12 15 (1.11%) Data Protection Act
13 13 (0.96%) Private Cloud
14 12 (0.89%) Embedded Systems
14 12 (0.89%) Management Information System
15 11 (0.82%) Internet of Things
16 10 (0.74%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 523 (38.80%) Windows
2 300 (22.26%) Unix
3 168 (12.46%) Windows Server
4 96 (7.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 76 (5.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 61 (4.53%) Android
7 60 (4.45%) Solaris
8 57 (4.23%) CentOS
9 54 (4.01%) Windows Server 2008
10 32 (2.37%) Ubuntu
11 31 (2.30%) Windows Server 2003
12 26 (1.93%) Mac OS X
13 25 (1.85%) Debian
14 24 (1.78%) Apple iOS
14 24 (1.78%) Embedded Linux
15 22 (1.63%) Mac OS
16 20 (1.48%) Windows 7
17 16 (1.19%) Windows 10
18 13 (0.96%) AIX
19 10 (0.74%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 283 (20.99%) Software Engineering
2 254 (18.84%) Agile Software Development
3 246 (18.25%) DevOps
4 150 (11.13%) Mathematics
5 149 (11.05%) ITIL
6 119 (8.83%) Open Source
7 113 (8.38%) OO
8 111 (8.23%) Test Automation
9 104 (7.72%) Continuous Integration
10 90 (6.68%) MVC
11 86 (6.38%) Performance Tuning
12 80 (5.93%) Physics
12 80 (5.93%) Web Development
13 74 (5.49%) Configuration Management
13 74 (5.49%) Machine Learning
13 74 (5.49%) Mentoring
14 67 (4.97%) Scrum
14 67 (4.97%) TDD
15 66 (4.90%) E-Commerce
16 64 (4.75%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 387 (28.71%) Python
2 375 (27.82%) Java
3 346 (25.67%) SQL
4 255 (18.92%) C++
5 224 (16.62%) JavaScript
6 219 (16.25%) Perl
7 196 (14.54%) C
8 171 (12.69%) C#
9 142 (10.53%) Bash Shell
10 129 (9.57%) PHP
11 104 (7.72%) Shell Script
12 99 (7.34%) PL/SQL
13 78 (5.79%) PowerShell
14 40 (2.97%) Ruby
15 26 (1.93%) MATLAB
16 22 (1.63%) T-SQL
17 17 (1.26%) Korn
18 15 (1.11%) Scala
18 15 (1.11%) VBScript
19 14 (1.04%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 341 (25.30%) Degree
2 125 (9.27%) Computer Science Degree
3 46 (3.41%) Numerate Degree
3 46 (3.41%) PhD
4 33 (2.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 32 (2.37%) Cisco Certification
6 24 (1.78%) CCNA
7 23 (1.71%) OCP
7 23 (1.71%) Oracle Certification
8 17 (1.26%) CCNP
8 17 (1.26%) MCSA
9 14 (1.04%) CISSP
9 14 (1.04%) MCSE
10 13 (0.96%) Postgraduate
11 9 (0.67%) A+ Certification
11 9 (0.67%) CISM
11 9 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
11 9 (0.67%) Network+ Certification
11 9 (0.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 8 (0.59%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (3.56%) QA
2 32 (2.37%) SLA
3 25 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (0.89%) PCI DSS
5 9 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 6 (0.45%) GDPR
7 5 (0.37%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.15%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.15%) ISO 13485
9 1 (0.074%) FIPS 140-2
9 1 (0.074%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 168 (12.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 145 (10.76%) Active Directory
3 84 (6.23%) Docker
4 61 (4.53%) Hyper-V
5 46 (3.41%) Firmware
6 45 (3.34%) vSphere
7 31 (2.30%) KVM
8 23 (1.71%) Virtual Machines
9 21 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
10 19 (1.41%) LXC
11 16 (1.19%) Oracle RAC
11 16 (1.19%) Terminal Services
12 14 (1.04%) Xen
13 9 (0.67%) XenServer
14 7 (0.52%) vCloud
15 6 (0.45%) QEMU
15 6 (0.45%) Virtual Servers
15 6 (0.45%) XenDesktop
16 5 (0.37%) XenApp
17 4 (0.30%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 130 (9.64%) Puppet
2 104 (7.72%) Opscode Chef
3 54 (4.01%) Ansible
4 30 (2.23%) Packer
5 28 (2.08%) Data Guard
5 28 (2.08%) Terraform
6 27 (2.00%) Oracle RMAN
7 23 (1.71%) Nagios
7 23 (1.71%) ZABBIX
8 22 (1.63%) SCCM
9 19 (1.41%) Grafana
10 18 (1.34%) Munin
11 16 (1.19%) Salt
12 15 (1.11%) Kubernetes
12 15 (1.11%) Tivoli
13 14 (1.04%) WSUS
14 13 (0.96%) SCOM
15 10 (0.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 6 (0.45%) Cisco CUCM
16 6 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 291 (21.59%) Oracle
2 221 (16.39%) VMware
3 200 (14.84%) Microsoft
4 87 (6.45%) Red Hat
5 64 (4.75%) Cisco
6 43 (3.19%) NetApp
7 36 (2.67%) Citrix
8 32 (2.37%) Apple
9 29 (2.15%) IBM
10 28 (2.08%) Xamarin
11 26 (1.93%) CheckPoint
11 26 (1.93%) F5
12 25 (1.85%) Juniper
13 21 (1.56%) Blue Coat
13 21 (1.56%) HP
14 16 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
15 13 (0.96%) Google
16 12 (0.89%) Sitecore
17 10 (0.74%) Sun
17 10 (0.74%) Sybase
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 to 55,000 + Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Affecto Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: DOE + benefits
Posted: 57 minutes ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k + share options
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Amazing Prospects Ltd
Salary: £40k - 55k per year + Lucrative benefits+Prospects
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 54 minutes ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent plus benefits incl. stock
Posted: 18 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Firway Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum To £60k + Bens (Depending on Exp)
Posted: 1 hour ago
Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£65,000 + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-45k + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Radlett, Hertfordshire
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £60000 - £72000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent plus benefits incl. stock options
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Service Care Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits, bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Car and benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Package+Bens
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60k-70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago