Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
England > East of England
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 16 18
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 1350 1489 1618
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 11.70% 11.29% 10.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 43.52% 46.75% 39.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1145 1268 1375
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £60,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 3102 3185 4148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 26.89% 24.16% 26.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2575 2668 3350
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,750 £23,225
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year - +0.56% +5.29%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -5 634 £50,000 +11.11% 70
Hertfordshire -4 444 £47,000 -1.05% 30
Essex +1 117 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Bedfordshire 0 67 £50,000 - 3
Norfolk +11 49 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Suffolk -12 39 £37,500 -14.77% 1
Linux
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 554 (41.04%) Windows
2 446 (33.04%) Python
3 415 (30.74%) Java
4 406 (30.07%) Software Engineering
5 375 (27.78%) Degree
6 345 (25.56%) C++
7 296 (21.93%) C
8 278 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
9 258 (19.11%) Unix
10 256 (18.96%) Computer Science
11 245 (18.15%) DevOps
12 244 (18.07%) SQL
13 229 (16.96%) Amazon AWS
14 205 (15.19%) VMware
15 203 (15.04%) JavaScript
16 190 (14.07%) Mathematics
17 179 (13.26%) Oracle
18 172 (12.74%) C#
19 164 (12.15%) Web Services
20 161 (11.93%) MySQL
21 151 (11.19%) HTML
22 149 (11.04%) Perl
22 149 (11.04%) Open Source
23 140 (10.37%) Microsoft
23 140 (10.37%) Firewall
24 139 (10.30%) OO
25 135 (10.00%) Wireless
26 133 (9.85%) Windows Server
27 132 (9.78%) Puppet
28 131 (9.70%) 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
1 114 (8.44%) Apache
2 66 (4.89%) OpenStack
3 47 (3.48%) WebLogic
4 45 (3.33%) IIS
4 45 (3.33%) Tomcat
5 44 (3.26%) MS Exchange
6 37 (2.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 32 (2.37%) JBoss
8 30 (2.22%) Oracle Service Bus
9 28 (2.07%) Skype for Business
10 27 (2.00%) WebSphere
11 21 (1.56%) SharePoint
12 19 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
13 15 (1.11%) Cloud Foundry
14 14 (1.04%) nginx
15 12 (0.89%) Apache Solr
15 12 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2007
15 12 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2010
16 11 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2013
16 11 (0.81%) WordPress
Applications
1 37 (2.74%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.37%) SOLIDWORKS
3 4 (0.30%) EngageOne
4 3 (0.22%) Simulink
5 2 (0.15%) GNU Octave
5 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (0.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (0.52%) Magento
2 5 (0.37%) Sage 200
3 4 (0.30%) Exstream
3 4 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 229 (16.96%) Amazon AWS
2 89 (6.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 83 (6.15%) Office 365
4 36 (2.67%) SaaS
5 33 (2.44%) AWS CloudFormation
6 30 (2.22%) GitHub
7 29 (2.15%) Amazon EC2
8 21 (1.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 20 (1.48%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 20 (1.48%) PaaS
10 19 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
11 17 (1.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 13 (0.96%) Azure Active Directory
12 13 (0.96%) IaaS
13 11 (0.81%) Amazon S3
13 11 (0.81%) Route 53
14 7 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
14 7 (0.52%) TestFlight
15 6 (0.44%) Mimecast
16 4 (0.30%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 140 (10.37%) Firewall
2 135 (10.00%) Wireless
3 117 (8.67%) TCP/IP
4 65 (4.81%) DNS
5 55 (4.07%) VPN
6 46 (3.41%) SAN
7 43 (3.19%) DHCP
8 41 (3.04%) Internet
9 36 (2.67%) VLAN
10 34 (2.52%) NAS
10 34 (2.52%) Wi-Fi
11 29 (2.15%) VoIP
12 28 (2.07%) WAN
13 24 (1.78%) Bluetooth
13 24 (1.78%) LAN
13 24 (1.78%) Network Security
14 23 (1.70%) HTTP
15 22 (1.63%) MPLS
15 22 (1.63%) Remote Desktop
15 22 (1.63%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (11.93%) MySQL
2 109 (8.07%) Relational Database
3 83 (6.15%) SQL Server
4 59 (4.37%) Oracle Database
5 56 (4.15%) RDBMS
6 45 (3.33%) Oracle Database 12c
7 43 (3.19%) NoSQL
8 37 (2.74%) PostgreSQL
9 29 (2.15%) Oracle Database 11g
10 25 (1.85%) Hadoop
11 24 (1.78%) Amazon RDS
11 24 (1.78%) MongoDB
12 23 (1.70%) Big Data
12 23 (1.70%) SQL Server 2014
13 21 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
14 18 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
15 17 (1.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 13 (0.96%) Data Mining
16 13 (0.96%) Oracle Database 10g
17 11 (0.81%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 109 (8.07%) Git (software)
2 73 (5.41%) Jenkins
3 58 (4.30%) Subversion
4 40 (2.96%) JIRA
5 27 (2.00%) Maven
6 26 (1.93%) Selenium
7 24 (1.78%) Mercurial
8 19 (1.41%) JUnit
8 19 (1.41%) TeamCity
9 18 (1.33%) Eclipse
9 18 (1.33%) Visual Studio
10 14 (1.04%) Jasmine
10 14 (1.04%) Mockito
10 14 (1.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 13 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
12 12 (0.89%) MSTest
12 12 (0.89%) NUnit
13 11 (0.81%) JConsole
13 11 (0.81%) Oracle APEX
13 11 (0.81%) VisualVM
General
1 101 (7.48%) Finance
2 69 (5.11%) Retail
3 53 (3.93%) Telecoms
4 46 (3.41%) Advertising
5 41 (3.04%) Games
6 38 (2.81%) Marketing
7 35 (2.59%) Electronics
8 31 (2.30%) Legal
9 24 (1.78%) Banking
10 18 (1.33%) Automotive
10 18 (1.33%) Multimedia
11 17 (1.26%) Publishing
12 12 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.37%) Manufacturing
14 4 (0.30%) German Language
14 4 (0.30%) Law
15 2 (0.15%) French Language
15 2 (0.15%) Military
15 2 (0.15%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 386 (28.59%) Developer
2 284 (21.04%) Software Engineer
3 181 (13.41%) C++ Software Engineer
4 132 (9.78%) Linux Engineer
5 129 (9.56%) Software Developer
6 109 (8.07%) C Software Engineer
7 101 (7.48%) DevOps Engineer
7 101 (7.48%) Graduate
8 92 (6.81%) C++ Developer
9 84 (6.22%) Administrator
10 83 (6.15%) Senior Software Engineer
11 82 (6.07%) C/C++ Software Engineer
12 80 (5.93%) Embedded Engineer
13 79 (5.85%) C++ Software Developer
14 74 (5.48%) Developer/Software Engineer
15 72 (5.33%) Java Developer
16 71 (5.26%) Graduate Developer
17 67 (4.96%) Embedded Software Engineer
17 67 (4.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 65 (4.81%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 164 (12.15%) Web Services
2 151 (11.19%) HTML
3 112 (8.30%) CSS
4 102 (7.56%) .NET
5 87 (6.44%) XML
6 83 (6.15%) jQuery
7 70 (5.19%) ASP.NET
8 67 (4.96%) Spring
9 56 (4.15%) HTML5
10 55 (4.07%) AngularJS
11 45 (3.33%) CSS3
11 45 (3.33%) REST
12 44 (3.26%) ASP.NET MVC
13 43 (3.19%) Middleware
14 40 (2.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 37 (2.74%) JSON
15 37 (2.74%) SOAP
16 35 (2.59%) Apache Axis
17 33 (2.44%) J2EE
18 32 (2.37%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 256 (18.96%) Computer Science
2 97 (7.19%) Data Centre
3 90 (6.67%) Algorithms
4 60 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
5 33 (2.44%) 3D Printing
5 33 (2.44%) Embedded Systems
6 27 (2.00%) Management Information System
6 27 (2.00%) User Experience
7 26 (1.93%) Data Structures
7 26 (1.93%) Device Driver
8 23 (1.70%) Life Science
9 22 (1.63%) Linux Command Line
10 21 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
10 21 (1.56%) Private Cloud
11 17 (1.26%) Data Protection Act
12 14 (1.04%) Mobile App
12 14 (1.04%) Public Cloud
13 13 (0.96%) Driving Licence
14 12 (0.89%) Replication
15 10 (0.74%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 554 (41.04%) Windows
2 258 (19.11%) Unix
3 133 (9.85%) Windows Server
4 80 (5.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 78 (5.78%) Android
6 61 (4.52%) Ubuntu
7 60 (4.44%) CentOS
8 54 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 51 (3.78%) Windows Server 2008
10 50 (3.70%) Debian
11 48 (3.56%) Embedded Linux
12 42 (3.11%) Solaris
13 39 (2.89%) Mac OS X
14 36 (2.67%) Apple iOS
14 36 (2.67%) Mac OS
15 20 (1.48%) Windows 10
16 19 (1.41%) Windows 7
17 16 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
18 15 (1.11%) AIX
19 9 (0.67%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 406 (30.07%) Software Engineering
2 278 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
3 245 (18.15%) DevOps
4 190 (14.07%) Mathematics
5 149 (11.04%) Open Source
6 139 (10.30%) OO
7 131 (9.70%) Physics
8 115 (8.52%) ITIL
9 105 (7.78%) TDD
10 100 (7.41%) E-Commerce
11 95 (7.04%) Multithreading
12 94 (6.96%) Continuous Integration
13 93 (6.89%) Machine Learning
14 92 (6.81%) Scrum
15 86 (6.37%) SDLC
16 81 (6.00%) Mentoring
17 72 (5.33%) Test Automation
18 71 (5.26%) MVC
19 70 (5.19%) Performance Tuning
20 63 (4.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 446 (33.04%) Python
2 415 (30.74%) Java
3 345 (25.56%) C++
4 296 (21.93%) C
5 244 (18.07%) SQL
6 203 (15.04%) JavaScript
7 172 (12.74%) C#
8 149 (11.04%) Perl
9 118 (8.74%) Bash Shell
10 101 (7.48%) PHP
11 80 (5.93%) Shell Script
12 79 (5.85%) PowerShell
13 57 (4.22%) PL/SQL
14 47 (3.48%) Ruby
15 40 (2.96%) MATLAB
16 36 (2.67%) Embedded C
17 23 (1.70%) Embedded C++
18 19 (1.41%) Korn
19 17 (1.26%) VB
20 13 (0.96%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 375 (27.78%) Degree
2 98 (7.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 37 (2.74%) Numerate Degree
4 32 (2.37%) Cisco Certification
5 30 (2.22%) CISSP
5 30 (2.22%) PhD
6 24 (1.78%) CCNA
7 23 (1.70%) CISM
8 15 (1.11%) CISA
8 15 (1.11%) OCP
8 15 (1.11%) Oracle Certification
9 14 (1.04%) CEH
9 14 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
10 12 (0.89%) CCNP
10 12 (0.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 9 (0.67%) Security Cleared
12 8 (0.59%) AWS Certification
13 7 (0.52%) Master's Degree
14 6 (0.44%) MCTS
14 6 (0.44%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (2.52%) SLA
2 29 (2.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 27 (2.00%) QA
4 19 (1.41%) PCI DSS
5 11 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 10 (0.74%) GDPR
7 4 (0.30%) COBIT
7 4 (0.30%) ISO 22301
7 4 (0.30%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.074%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.074%) ECSS
9 1 (0.074%) FIPS 140-2
9 1 (0.074%) JTAG
9 1 (0.074%) MISRA
9 1 (0.074%) SEPA
System Software
1 121 (8.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 105 (7.78%) Active Directory
2 105 (7.78%) Docker
3 42 (3.11%) Hyper-V
4 41 (3.04%) VMware ESXi
5 37 (2.74%) vSphere
6 22 (1.63%) Terminal Services
7 19 (1.41%) Firmware
8 15 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
9 13 (0.96%) KVM
9 13 (0.96%) Oracle RAC
10 12 (0.89%) Ceph
11 8 (0.59%) XenServer
12 7 (0.52%) LXC
13 6 (0.44%) VMware Workstation
14 5 (0.37%) VMware NSX
15 4 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 4 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
16 3 (0.22%) NFS
16 3 (0.22%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 132 (9.78%) Puppet
2 117 (8.67%) Opscode Chef
3 88 (6.52%) Ansible
4 51 (3.78%) Kubernetes
5 28 (2.07%) Oracle RMAN
6 27 (2.00%) Data Guard
7 20 (1.48%) Terraform
8 16 (1.19%) Nagios
8 16 (1.19%) WSUS
9 15 (1.11%) Salt
9 15 (1.11%) ZABBIX
10 14 (1.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 13 (0.96%) Grafana
11 13 (0.96%) Munin
12 10 (0.74%) Cobbler
12 10 (0.74%) vCenter Server
13 8 (0.59%) SCOM
14 6 (0.44%) Backup Exec
14 6 (0.44%) Graylog
14 6 (0.44%) Kibana
Vendors
1 205 (15.19%) VMware
2 179 (13.26%) Oracle
3 140 (10.37%) Microsoft
4 61 (4.52%) Red Hat
5 52 (3.85%) Cisco
6 40 (2.96%) IBM
7 34 (2.52%) Citrix
7 34 (2.52%) NetApp
8 27 (2.00%) Apple
9 26 (1.93%) Google
10 22 (1.63%) HP
11 20 (1.48%) Veeam
12 19 (1.41%) Dell
13 17 (1.26%) F5
14 16 (1.19%) Juniper
15 15 (1.11%) CheckPoint
15 15 (1.11%) Xamarin
16 14 (1.04%) Splunk
17 12 (0.89%) Avaya
18 11 (0.81%) Forcepoint