Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
England > East of England
6 months to
20 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 13 11 15
Rank change year-on-year -2 +4 +4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 278 903 1,277
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 14.06% 12.70% 11.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.04% 45.74% 45.01%
Number of salaries quoted 249 630 937
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76% +11.70%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,675 £31,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £70,000 £76,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year - +1.85% +8.00%

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 591 1,974 2,837
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 29.89% 27.77% 25.55%
Number of salaries quoted 500 1,401 2,029
Median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% -2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £24,230
90th Percentile £90,000 £67,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 20 September 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 20 September 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 -2 126 £52,000 -0.95% 78
Hertfordshire +9 81 £52,500 +5.00% 22
Essex 0 38 £42,500 +2.41% 16
Suffolk +2 17 £50,000 -
Norfolk +17 9 £45,000 - 2
Bedfordshire -8 7 £41,250 -8.33% 1
Linux
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 99 (35.61%) Python
2 84 (30.22%) Windows
3 78 (28.06%) Agile Software Development
4 74 (26.62%) Git (software)
5 73 (26.26%) AWS
5 73 (26.26%) Docker
6 71 (25.54%) DevOps
7 69 (24.82%) JavaScript
8 64 (23.02%) SQL
9 62 (22.30%) Software Engineering
10 58 (20.86%) Azure
11 57 (20.50%) C++
12 56 (20.14%) MySQL
13 51 (18.35%) Problem-Solving
14 49 (17.63%) Jenkins
14 49 (17.63%) Degree
15 45 (16.19%) PHP
16 42 (15.11%) Bash Shell
17 41 (14.75%) Machine Learning
17 41 (14.75%) Microsoft
18 40 (14.39%) Java
19 39 (14.03%) VMware
20 38 (13.67%) Ansible
21 36 (12.95%) Kubernetes
21 36 (12.95%) Artificial Intelligence
22 35 (12.59%) Computer Science
23 31 (11.15%) VMware Infrastructure
23 31 (11.15%) Hyper-V
23 31 (11.15%) Analytical Skills
24 30 (10.79%) Terraform

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 29 (10.43%) Apache
2 22 (7.91%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (2.88%) Apache Spark
3 8 (2.88%) CMS
4 5 (1.80%) WordPress
5 4 (1.44%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.08%) Confluence
7 2 (0.72%) IIS
7 2 (0.72%) nginx
7 2 (0.72%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.72%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.72%) SugarCRM
7 2 (0.72%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.36%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.36%) Apache Airflow
8 1 (0.36%) Apache Pulsar
8 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (3.24%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.52%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 73 (26.26%) AWS
2 58 (20.86%) Azure
3 18 (6.47%) Office 365
4 9 (3.24%) GCP
4 9 (3.24%) Serverless
5 8 (2.88%) AWS CloudFormation
5 8 (2.88%) npm
6 7 (2.52%) SaaS
6 7 (2.52%) Slack
7 4 (1.44%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (1.08%) GitHub
8 3 (1.08%) Sumo Logic
9 2 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.72%) IaaS
9 2 (0.72%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.36%) Akamai
10 1 (0.36%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.36%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.36%) Datadog
10 1 (0.36%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 28 (10.07%) Firewall
2 18 (6.47%) TCP/IP
3 13 (4.68%) IPv4
3 13 (4.68%) IPv6
4 9 (3.24%) HTTP
4 9 (3.24%) Internet
5 8 (2.88%) DNS
6 7 (2.52%) Network Security
7 6 (2.16%) Skype
7 6 (2.16%) VPN
7 6 (2.16%) WAN
7 6 (2.16%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (1.80%) DHCP
8 5 (1.80%) LAN
8 5 (1.80%) Wireless
9 4 (1.44%) SAN
9 4 (1.44%) VoIP
10 3 (1.08%) RS-232
10 3 (1.08%) RS-485
10 3 (1.08%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (20.14%) MySQL
2 30 (10.79%) SQL Server
3 14 (5.04%) NoSQL
4 13 (4.68%) MariaDB
4 13 (4.68%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (3.60%) Big Data
6 9 (3.24%) Redis
6 9 (3.24%) Text Mining
7 8 (2.88%) MongoDB
8 7 (2.52%) MS Access
9 6 (2.16%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (2.16%) Apache Ignite
9 6 (2.16%) CouchDB
9 6 (2.16%) Flink
9 6 (2.16%) Relational Database
10 5 (1.80%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.72%) Amazon Redshift
11 2 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.72%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 74 (26.62%) Git (software)
2 49 (17.63%) Jenkins
3 22 (7.91%) GitLab
4 19 (6.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 18 (6.47%) JIRA
6 15 (5.40%) CMake
6 15 (5.40%) TeamCity
6 15 (5.40%) Travis CI
7 7 (2.52%) Artifactory
8 6 (2.16%) CircleCI
8 6 (2.16%) Maven
9 5 (1.80%) GNU Toolchain
10 4 (1.44%) Redmine
10 4 (1.44%) Selenium
11 3 (1.08%) Bitbucket
11 3 (1.08%) SonarQube
12 2 (0.72%) GCC
12 2 (0.72%) Postman
12 2 (0.72%) Sublime Text
12 2 (0.72%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (7.19%) Finance
2 16 (5.76%) Law
3 10 (3.60%) Manufacturing
4 7 (2.52%) Advertising
5 5 (1.80%) Aerospace
5 5 (1.80%) Electronics
5 5 (1.80%) Legal
5 5 (1.80%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.72%) Public Sector
6 2 (0.72%) Retail
7 1 (0.36%) Automotive
7 1 (0.36%) Banking
7 1 (0.36%) Digital Economy
7 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.36%) Marketing
7 1 (0.36%) Military
7 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 69 (24.82%) Developer
2 41 (14.75%) Software Engineer
3 31 (11.15%) DevOps Engineer
4 26 (9.35%) Linux Engineer
5 20 (7.19%) Cloud Engineer
6 17 (6.12%) Senior Software Engineer
7 15 (5.40%) PHP Developer
8 14 (5.04%) Systems Engineer
9 13 (4.68%) Azure Engineer
9 13 (4.68%) C++ Software Engineer
9 13 (4.68%) Systems Administrator
10 12 (4.32%) Full Stack Developer
11 11 (3.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 11 (3.96%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 10 (3.60%) Java Developer
12 10 (3.60%) Network Engineer
12 10 (3.60%) Python Engineer
12 10 (3.60%) Software Developer
13 9 (3.24%) Administrator
13 9 (3.24%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (10.79%) CSS
2 28 (10.07%) jQuery
3 25 (8.99%) .NET
4 24 (8.63%) Laravel
5 19 (6.83%) HTML
5 19 (6.83%) RESTful
5 19 (6.83%) Spring
5 19 (6.83%) Web Services
6 18 (6.47%) Vue.js
7 17 (6.12%) LAMP
7 17 (6.12%) Node.js
7 17 (6.12%) Sass
8 16 (5.76%) Zend Framework
9 15 (5.40%) AngularJS
10 14 (5.04%) Symfony
11 11 (3.96%) HTML5
11 11 (3.96%) React
12 10 (3.60%) CSS3
12 10 (3.60%) Elastic Stack
13 9 (3.24%) Jinja
Miscellaneous
1 31 (11.15%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (5.76%) User Experience
3 12 (4.32%) Self-Motivation
4 10 (3.60%) Life Science
4 10 (3.60%) Public Cloud
5 9 (3.24%) Algorithms
5 9 (3.24%) Data Centre
5 9 (3.24%) Greenfield Project
6 7 (2.52%) Wiki
7 6 (2.16%) Cloud Native
7 6 (2.16%) Hybrid Cloud
8 5 (1.80%) Analytical Mindset
8 5 (1.80%) Linux Command Line
8 5 (1.80%) NHS
9 4 (1.44%) Blog
9 4 (1.44%) Embedded Systems
9 4 (1.44%) Security Operations Centre
10 3 (1.08%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 3 (1.08%) Music Streaming
10 3 (1.08%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 84 (30.22%) Windows
2 22 (7.91%) CentOS
3 17 (6.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (5.76%) Windows Server
5 15 (5.40%) Ubuntu
6 13 (4.68%) Debian
6 13 (4.68%) Unix
7 6 (2.16%) Mac OS X
8 5 (1.80%) Fedora
9 4 (1.44%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (1.08%) Embedded Linux
10 3 (1.08%) Mac OS
10 3 (1.08%) Windows Server 2016
11 2 (0.72%) Robot Operating System
11 2 (0.72%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2019
12 1 (0.36%) AIX
12 1 (0.36%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (28.06%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (25.54%) DevOps
3 62 (22.30%) Software Engineering
4 51 (18.35%) Problem-Solving
5 41 (14.75%) Machine Learning
6 36 (12.95%) Artificial Intelligence
7 35 (12.59%) Computer Science
8 30 (10.79%) Scrum
9 27 (9.71%) Continuous Integration
10 24 (8.63%) Mathematics
11 23 (8.27%) Open Source
12 22 (7.91%) OO
13 19 (6.83%) Microservices
13 19 (6.83%) Test Automation
14 17 (6.12%) MVC
15 16 (5.76%) OO PHP
16 15 (5.40%) Asset Management
16 15 (5.40%) Migration
17 14 (5.04%) Multithreading
17 14 (5.04%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 99 (35.61%) Python
2 69 (24.82%) JavaScript
3 64 (23.02%) SQL
4 57 (20.50%) C++
5 45 (16.19%) PHP
6 42 (15.11%) Bash Shell
7 40 (14.39%) Java
8 28 (10.07%) C
9 23 (8.27%) PowerShell
10 19 (6.83%) C#
11 12 (4.32%) Perl
11 12 (4.32%) Shell Script
12 11 (3.96%) Rust
13 10 (3.60%) Embedded C
14 8 (2.88%) PHP 7
14 8 (2.88%) TypeScript
15 7 (2.52%) Clojure
15 7 (2.52%) F#
15 7 (2.52%) Haskell
15 7 (2.52%) Scala
Qualifications
1 49 (17.63%) Degree
2 20 (7.19%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (2.88%) PhD
3 8 (2.88%) Security Cleared
4 6 (2.16%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.44%) SANS
7 3 (1.08%) CCNP
7 3 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.72%) CCNA
8 2 (0.72%) ISEB
8 2 (0.72%) LPIC
8 2 (0.72%) MCSA
9 1 (0.36%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.36%) CEH
9 1 (0.36%) CISSP
9 1 (0.36%) GCIA
9 1 (0.36%) GSEC
9 1 (0.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (3.60%) QA
3 9 (3.24%) SLA
4 4 (1.44%) AICPA
4 4 (1.44%) COBIT
4 4 (1.44%) NIST
5 3 (1.08%) GDPR
6 1 (0.36%) JTAG
6 1 (0.36%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 73 (26.26%) Docker
2 31 (11.15%) Hyper-V
2 31 (11.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (8.27%) Active Directory
4 9 (3.24%) VirtualBox
4 9 (3.24%) Xen
5 5 (1.80%) vSphere
6 4 (1.44%) Firmware
7 3 (1.08%) iptables
7 3 (1.08%) vCloud
8 2 (0.72%) KVM
8 2 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.36%) PowerHA
9 1 (0.36%) Slurm Workload Manager
9 1 (0.36%) Snort
9 1 (0.36%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.36%) zsh
Systems Management
1 38 (13.67%) Ansible
2 36 (12.95%) Kubernetes
3 30 (10.79%) Terraform
4 19 (6.83%) Puppet
5 17 (6.12%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (3.24%) Kibana
7 8 (2.88%) logstash
8 5 (1.80%) HAProxy
8 5 (1.80%) Icinga
9 4 (1.44%) Grafana
9 4 (1.44%) Graylog
9 4 (1.44%) WSUS
10 3 (1.08%) Prometheus
11 2 (0.72%) Graphite
11 2 (0.72%) HP Data Protector
11 2 (0.72%) Nagios
11 2 (0.72%) SCOM
11 2 (0.72%) ZABBIX
12 1 (0.36%) Jamf Pro
12 1 (0.36%) Linux-HA
Vendors
1 41 (14.75%) Microsoft
2 39 (14.03%) VMware
3 22 (7.91%) Cisco
4 17 (6.12%) Zend
5 9 (3.24%) Google
5 9 (3.24%) Juniper
6 8 (2.88%) Red Hat
7 7 (2.52%) Autodesk
7 7 (2.52%) HP
7 7 (2.52%) Oracle
7 7 (2.52%) Veeam
8 5 (1.80%) Citrix
8 5 (1.80%) New Relic
9 4 (1.44%) Aruba
10 3 (1.08%) EMC
10 3 (1.08%) SonicWALL
10 3 (1.08%) Splunk
11 2 (0.72%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.72%) Palo Alto
11 2 (0.72%) Tableau