Period
to 5 April 2020

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 5 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
England > East of England
6 months to
5 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 16 13 12
Rank change year-on-year -3 -1 +6
Permanent jobs citing Linux 606 1,081 1,817
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 10.85% 12.71% 14.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 43.57% 45.69% 50.74%
Number of salaries quoted 465 844 1,344
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76% +12.90%
10th Percentile £27,750 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £71,250 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 1,391 2,366 3,581
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 24.90% 27.83% 28.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1,036 1,791 2,712
Median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £46,056
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% -2.29% +8.37%
10th Percentile £25,750 £24,000 £24,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £70,900
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Linux as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Linux in the East of England over the 6 months to 5 April 2020.

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 5 April 2020. 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 +1 282 £43,500 -13.00% 148
Hertfordshire +2 187 £50,000 -9.09% 52
Bedfordshire +3 55 £75,000 +66.67% 8
Essex -29 44 £37,500 -17.75% 15
Suffolk -3 30 £55,000 +37.50% 4
Norfolk -23 7 £36,000 -3.36% 3
East Anglia - 1 £65,000 -
Linux
England

For the 6 months to 5 April 2020, 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.

1 238 (39.27%) Windows
2 165 (27.23%) Agile Software Development
3 157 (25.91%) Python
4 150 (24.75%) Software Engineering
5 130 (21.45%) Microsoft
6 122 (20.13%) Java
7 116 (19.14%) Git (software)
7 116 (19.14%) AWS
8 112 (18.48%) C
9 109 (17.99%) C++
9 109 (17.99%) SQL
10 106 (17.49%) Degree
11 104 (17.16%) DevOps
12 95 (15.68%) Problem-Solving
13 93 (15.35%) JavaScript
13 93 (15.35%) VMware
14 88 (14.52%) Analytical Skills
15 86 (14.19%) Azure
16 85 (14.03%) SQL Server
17 84 (13.86%) Active Directory
18 83 (13.70%) Scrum
19 78 (12.87%) PHP
19 78 (12.87%) Windows Server
20 75 (12.38%) Docker
21 73 (12.05%) Unix
22 69 (11.39%) Oracle
22 69 (11.39%) Test Automation
23 68 (11.22%) Bash Shell
23 68 (11.22%) MySQL
24 67 (11.06%) Computer Science

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 21 (3.47%) Apache Spark
2 20 (3.30%) Apache
3 13 (2.15%) OpenStack
4 12 (1.98%) Elasticsearch
5 11 (1.82%) IIS
5 11 (1.82%) Tomcat
6 9 (1.49%) nginx
7 8 (1.32%) Confluence
7 8 (1.32%) JBoss
8 7 (1.16%) SharePoint
9 5 (0.83%) WebLogic
9 5 (0.83%) WordPress
10 4 (0.66%) Red Hat Fuse
11 3 (0.50%) CMS
11 3 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (0.50%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.33%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.17%) Alfresco
13 1 (0.17%) DNN
13 1 (0.17%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 19 (3.14%) Microsoft Excel
1 19 (3.14%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.66%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.17%) CATIA
3 1 (0.17%) Gephi
3 1 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.17%) Siemens NX
3 1 (0.17%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 7 (1.16%) Magento
2 4 (0.66%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (0.66%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.33%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.17%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 116 (19.14%) AWS
2 86 (14.19%) Azure
3 47 (7.76%) Office 365
4 36 (5.94%) GCP
5 17 (2.81%) AWS CloudFormation
6 14 (2.31%) SaaS
7 12 (1.98%) Cloud Computing
8 11 (1.82%) GitHub
8 11 (1.82%) Serverless
9 9 (1.49%) OpenShift
10 8 (1.32%) Azure Active Directory
11 6 (0.99%) Cloudflare
11 6 (0.99%) G Suite
11 6 (0.99%) IaaS
11 6 (0.99%) Stackdriver
12 5 (0.83%) Trello
13 4 (0.66%) PaaS
14 3 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
15 2 (0.33%) Akamai
16 1 (0.17%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 66 (10.89%) Firewall
2 33 (5.45%) WAN
3 32 (5.28%) VPN
4 28 (4.62%) Internet
4 28 (4.62%) LAN
4 28 (4.62%) TCP/IP
5 25 (4.13%) DNS
6 18 (2.97%) Wireshark
7 14 (2.31%) BGP
7 14 (2.31%) OSPF
7 14 (2.31%) Wireless
8 13 (2.15%) VLAN
9 12 (1.98%) Network Security
10 11 (1.82%) Bluetooth
11 10 (1.65%) LTE
11 10 (1.65%) VoIP
11 10 (1.65%) Wi-Fi
12 8 (1.32%) HTTP
12 8 (1.32%) SAN
13 6 (0.99%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (14.03%) SQL Server
2 68 (11.22%) MySQL
3 35 (5.78%) Big Data
4 33 (5.45%) Relational Database
5 20 (3.30%) Apache Hive
5 20 (3.30%) Impala
6 18 (2.97%) Apache Kudu
6 18 (2.97%) Data Warehouse
6 18 (2.97%) OLTP
7 16 (2.64%) MS Access
7 16 (2.64%) SQL Server 2012
7 16 (2.64%) SQL Server 2016
8 15 (2.48%) PostgreSQL
9 14 (2.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 12 (1.98%) NoSQL
11 11 (1.82%) Text Mining
12 10 (1.65%) RDBMS
13 9 (1.49%) Hadoop
14 8 (1.32%) MongoDB
15 7 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 116 (19.14%) Git (software)
2 55 (9.08%) Jenkins
3 49 (8.09%) JIRA
4 19 (3.14%) Maven
5 15 (2.48%) Visual Studio
6 11 (1.82%) Selenium
7 10 (1.65%) TeamCity
8 9 (1.49%) webpack
9 8 (1.32%) GitLab
10 6 (0.99%) Bitbucket
10 6 (0.99%) Gradle
11 5 (0.83%) Cucumber
11 5 (0.83%) Sonatype Nexus
11 5 (0.83%) Subversion
11 5 (0.83%) YouTrack
12 4 (0.66%) JUnit
12 4 (0.66%) Redmine
13 3 (0.50%) Artifactory
13 3 (0.50%) CMake
13 3 (0.50%) PHPUnit
General
1 44 (7.26%) Banking
2 37 (6.11%) Electronics
3 35 (5.78%) Finance
4 32 (5.28%) Telecoms
5 30 (4.95%) Retail
6 28 (4.62%) Manufacturing
7 24 (3.96%) Marketing
8 23 (3.80%) Public Sector
9 18 (2.97%) Legal
10 11 (1.82%) Automotive
11 10 (1.65%) Law
12 6 (0.99%) Games
12 6 (0.99%) Police
13 5 (0.83%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.83%) Military
14 3 (0.50%) Aerospace
14 3 (0.50%) Publishing
15 2 (0.33%) Advertising
15 2 (0.33%) French Language
16 1 (0.17%) German Language
Job Titles
1 117 (19.31%) Software Engineer
2 112 (18.48%) Developer
3 53 (8.75%) DevOps Engineer
4 49 (8.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 49 (8.09%) Senior Software Engineer
5 35 (5.78%) Java Engineer
5 35 (5.78%) Java Software Engineer
6 34 (5.61%) Linux Engineer
7 33 (5.45%) Architect
8 29 (4.79%) C++ Software Engineer
8 29 (4.79%) Embedded Engineer
8 29 (4.79%) IT Engineer
8 29 (4.79%) PHP Developer
9 27 (4.46%) IT Support
10 21 (3.47%) Junior
11 20 (3.30%) Analyst
12 19 (3.14%) Graduate
13 18 (2.97%) Consultant
13 18 (2.97%) Support Engineer
13 18 (2.97%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (8.75%) .NET
2 51 (8.42%) CSS
2 51 (8.42%) Spring
3 49 (8.09%) HTML
4 42 (6.93%) AngularJS
5 33 (5.45%) jQuery
6 31 (5.12%) React
7 28 (4.62%) LAMP
7 28 (4.62%) Web Services
8 24 (3.96%) Kafka
9 23 (3.80%) Node.js
10 21 (3.47%) RESTful
11 18 (2.97%) HTML5
11 18 (2.97%) Laravel
11 18 (2.97%) XML
12 16 (2.64%) LDAP
13 15 (2.48%) REST
14 13 (2.15%) Elastic Stack
15 12 (1.98%) OpenGL
16 11 (1.82%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 88 (14.52%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (5.78%) User Experience
3 24 (3.96%) Data Centre
4 20 (3.30%) Self-Motivation
5 17 (2.81%) Embedded Systems
5 17 (2.81%) Linux Command Line
6 16 (2.64%) Virtual Team
7 15 (2.48%) Algorithms
8 12 (1.98%) Music Streaming
9 11 (1.82%) Client/Server
9 11 (1.82%) Public Cloud
9 11 (1.82%) Replication
10 10 (1.65%) Greenfield Project
11 9 (1.49%) Clustering
11 9 (1.49%) Life Science
11 9 (1.49%) Mobile App
12 8 (1.32%) Animation
12 8 (1.32%) Media Streaming
12 8 (1.32%) Photography
12 8 (1.32%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 238 (39.27%) Windows
2 78 (12.87%) Windows Server
3 73 (12.05%) Unix
4 21 (3.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (3.30%) Ubuntu
6 17 (2.81%) Android
6 17 (2.81%) CentOS
6 17 (2.81%) Mac OS
7 15 (2.48%) Embedded Linux
8 14 (2.31%) Mac OS X
9 12 (1.98%) AIX
10 8 (1.32%) Apple iOS
10 8 (1.32%) Windows Server 2016
11 7 (1.16%) Solaris
11 7 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (0.83%) Fedora
14 2 (0.33%) Debian
15 1 (0.17%) Robot Operating System
15 1 (0.17%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (27.23%) Agile Software Development
2 150 (24.75%) Software Engineering
3 104 (17.16%) DevOps
4 95 (15.68%) Problem-Solving
5 83 (13.70%) Scrum
6 69 (11.39%) Test Automation
7 67 (11.06%) Computer Science
8 59 (9.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 48 (7.92%) Machine Learning
10 42 (6.93%) Continuous Delivery
11 38 (6.27%) Artificial Intelligence
11 38 (6.27%) Business Intelligence
12 37 (6.11%) ITIL
12 37 (6.11%) Technical Leadership
13 36 (5.94%) Continuous Integration
14 34 (5.61%) Project Management
14 34 (5.61%) TDD
15 33 (5.45%) Continuous Improvement
16 32 (5.28%) OO
16 32 (5.28%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 157 (25.91%) Python
2 122 (20.13%) Java
3 112 (18.48%) C
4 109 (17.99%) C++
4 109 (17.99%) SQL
5 93 (15.35%) JavaScript
6 78 (12.87%) PHP
7 68 (11.22%) Bash Shell
8 57 (9.41%) PowerShell
9 46 (7.59%) C#
10 33 (5.45%) Shell Script
11 29 (4.79%) Perl
12 21 (3.47%) T-SQL
13 19 (3.14%) Embedded C
13 19 (3.14%) VB
14 16 (2.64%) VBA
15 15 (2.48%) Ruby
16 11 (1.82%) TypeScript
17 9 (1.49%) Go
18 7 (1.16%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 106 (17.49%) Degree
2 52 (8.58%) Computer Science Degree
3 31 (5.12%) Security Cleared
4 20 (3.30%) SC Cleared
5 19 (3.14%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (2.48%) CCNA
7 11 (1.82%) DV Cleared
7 11 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (1.65%) CCNP
8 10 (1.65%) MCSE
8 10 (1.65%) SANS
9 7 (1.16%) CISSP
9 7 (1.16%) CompTIA Security+
9 7 (1.16%) GIAC
9 7 (1.16%) Linux+ Certification
9 7 (1.16%) Network+ Certification
9 7 (1.16%) SSCP
10 6 (0.99%) JNCIE
10 6 (0.99%) JNCIP
10 6 (0.99%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (5.61%) SLA
2 31 (5.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (3.14%) QA
4 6 (0.99%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.66%) Cyber Essentials
5 4 (0.66%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 3 (0.50%) AICPA
6 3 (0.50%) COBIT
6 3 (0.50%) HIPAA
6 3 (0.50%) NIST
6 3 (0.50%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.33%) GDPR
8 1 (0.17%) ISO 26262
8 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.17%) JTAG
8 1 (0.17%) SEPA
System Software
1 84 (13.86%) Active Directory
2 75 (12.38%) Docker
3 66 (10.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 39 (6.44%) Hyper-V
5 26 (4.29%) vSphere
6 24 (3.96%) VMware ESXi
7 20 (3.30%) Apache Flume
8 8 (1.32%) HDFS
8 8 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (0.99%) Xen
10 5 (0.83%) NFS
10 5 (0.83%) Samba
10 5 (0.83%) Snort
10 5 (0.83%) VirtualBox
11 4 (0.66%) vCloud
12 3 (0.50%) Firmware
12 3 (0.50%) pfSense
13 1 (0.17%) KVM
13 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.17%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 50 (8.25%) Kubernetes
2 45 (7.43%) Ansible
3 38 (6.27%) Puppet
4 20 (3.30%) Oozie
4 20 (3.30%) Terraform
5 15 (2.48%) Single Sign-On
6 13 (2.15%) Nagios
7 12 (1.98%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (1.49%) vCenter Server
8 9 (1.49%) ZABBIX
9 8 (1.32%) Grafana
10 7 (1.16%) EMC NetWorker
10 7 (1.16%) Prometheus
10 7 (1.16%) SCCM
11 6 (0.99%) Opsgenie
12 5 (0.83%) EnCase
12 5 (0.83%) FTK
12 5 (0.83%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 5 (0.83%) Kibana
12 5 (0.83%) logstash
Vendors
1 130 (21.45%) Microsoft
2 93 (15.35%) VMware
3 69 (11.39%) Oracle
4 50 (8.25%) WorldPay
5 42 (6.93%) FIS
6 31 (5.12%) Google
7 25 (4.13%) SAP
8 23 (3.80%) HP
9 20 (3.30%) Red Hat
9 20 (3.30%) Veeam
10 18 (2.97%) Cisco
11 16 (2.64%) Tableau
12 14 (2.31%) Zend
13 12 (1.98%) Juniper
14 11 (1.82%) SolarWinds
15 9 (1.49%) Atlassian
15 9 (1.49%) Splunk
15 9 (1.49%) Spotify
16 8 (1.32%) Cloudera
16 8 (1.32%) NetApp