Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
England > East of England
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 20 16
Rank change year-on-year +7 -4 +3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 1,597 1,350 1,499
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 13.19% 10.86% 10.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 48.94% 43.93% 42.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1,091 1,155 1,227
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.70% +4.44% +2.51%
10th Percentile £28,500 £28,374 £25,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 3,263 3,073 3,493
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 26.94% 24.73% 24.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2,377 2,480 2,881
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,250 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.51% +1.81% +3.75%
10th Percentile £24,250 £25,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%

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 20 July 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 20 July 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 +6 791 £50,000 +8.70% 148
Hertfordshire +9 477 £55,000 +10.00% 51
Essex -5 117 £40,500 -10.00% 37
Bedfordshire +50 111 £55,000 +29.41% 11
Suffolk +16 83 £55,000 +77.42% 7
Norfolk -11 19 £38,358 -2.89% 13
Linux
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 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.

1 576 (36.07%) Python
2 549 (34.38%) Windows
3 490 (30.68%) Agile Software Development
4 424 (26.55%) Amazon AWS
5 393 (24.61%) Java
6 373 (23.36%) Software Engineering
7 372 (23.29%) DevOps
8 355 (22.23%) Degree
9 344 (21.54%) Unix
10 331 (20.73%) C++
11 281 (17.60%) Oracle
12 269 (16.84%) SQL
13 261 (16.34%) C
14 258 (16.16%) VMware
15 251 (15.72%) Computer Science
16 231 (14.46%) Microsoft Azure
16 231 (14.46%) Puppet
17 226 (14.15%) JavaScript
18 203 (12.71%) TCP/IP
19 197 (12.34%) Git (software)
20 194 (12.15%) Docker
21 193 (12.09%) Web Services
22 192 (12.02%) Test Automation
23 188 (11.77%) Bash Shell
23 188 (11.77%) Scrum
23 188 (11.77%) Problem-Solving
24 185 (11.58%) Mathematics
25 180 (11.27%) DNS
26 177 (11.08%) JIRA
27 175 (10.96%) Machine Learning

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 90 (5.64%) OpenStack
2 71 (4.45%) Apache
3 60 (3.76%) Tomcat
4 56 (3.51%) WebSphere
5 51 (3.19%) WebLogic
6 49 (3.07%) Apache Spark
7 40 (2.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 36 (2.25%) SharePoint
9 34 (2.13%) JBoss
10 32 (2.00%) Confluence
11 29 (1.82%) Oracle Service Bus
12 24 (1.50%) Elasticsearch
12 24 (1.50%) IIS
12 24 (1.50%) MS Exchange
12 24 (1.50%) nginx
13 18 (1.13%) Oracle Application Server
14 15 (0.94%) GlassFish
15 13 (0.81%) WordPress
16 12 (0.75%) Mule
16 12 (0.75%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 11 (0.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (0.44%) HipChat
2 7 (0.44%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.38%) Weka
4 5 (0.31%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.25%) RoboHelp
6 3 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.063%) OrCAD
7 1 (0.063%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.063%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 12 (0.75%) Documaker
1 12 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.56%) Magento
3 8 (0.50%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.25%) Unit4 Business World
5 2 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.13%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.063%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.063%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 424 (26.55%) Amazon AWS
2 231 (14.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 80 (5.01%) Office 365
4 53 (3.32%) SaaS
5 49 (3.07%) Google Cloud Platform
6 46 (2.88%) GitHub
7 39 (2.44%) AWS CloudFormation
8 37 (2.32%) Amazon EC2
8 37 (2.32%) IaaS
9 29 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
10 21 (1.31%) Amazon S3
11 18 (1.13%) Runscope
12 15 (0.94%) Amazon EMR
12 15 (0.94%) Amazon Kinesis
13 14 (0.88%) Akamai
14 12 (0.75%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 10 (0.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 9 (0.56%) Boomi
17 7 (0.44%) Dropbox
18 6 (0.38%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 203 (12.71%) TCP/IP
2 180 (11.27%) DNS
3 143 (8.95%) Firewall
4 98 (6.14%) Internet
5 73 (4.57%) SAN
6 69 (4.32%) DHCP
7 68 (4.26%) HTTP
8 53 (3.32%) SNMP
8 53 (3.32%) VPN
9 46 (2.88%) SSL
10 45 (2.82%) Network Security
11 44 (2.76%) WAN
12 42 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
13 41 (2.57%) Wireless
14 32 (2.00%) Ethernet
14 32 (2.00%) LAN
15 31 (1.94%) NAS
16 30 (1.88%) VoIP
17 29 (1.82%) ICMP
18 27 (1.69%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (8.64%) SQL Server
2 121 (7.58%) Relational Database
3 119 (7.45%) Oracle Database
4 118 (7.39%) MySQL
5 87 (5.45%) Big Data
6 55 (3.44%) NoSQL
7 51 (3.19%) RDBMS
8 40 (2.50%) MongoDB
9 39 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
10 34 (2.13%) Hadoop
10 34 (2.13%) Oracle Database 12c
11 31 (1.94%) Oracle Database 11g
12 24 (1.50%) Oracle Database 10g
13 23 (1.44%) Amazon Redshift
13 23 (1.44%) Apache Cassandra
14 19 (1.19%) Oracle Exadata
14 19 (1.19%) Sqoop
15 18 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
15 18 (1.13%) HBase
16 17 (1.06%) Impala
Development Applications
1 197 (12.34%) Git (software)
2 177 (11.08%) JIRA
3 153 (9.58%) Jenkins
4 52 (3.26%) Selenium
5 34 (2.13%) Subversion
6 28 (1.75%) JUnit
7 26 (1.63%) Eclipse
8 25 (1.57%) TeamCity
9 21 (1.31%) Maven
10 19 (1.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 19 (1.19%) Mercurial
11 18 (1.13%) SoapUI
12 15 (0.94%) Metasploit
12 15 (0.94%) NUnit
12 15 (0.94%) Visual Studio
12 15 (0.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 14 (0.88%) Mockito
13 14 (0.88%) MSTest
13 14 (0.88%) Rational Team Concert
14 13 (0.81%) Jasmine
General
1 135 (8.45%) Finance
2 101 (6.32%) Retail
3 53 (3.32%) Marketing
4 40 (2.50%) Advertising
5 37 (2.32%) Electronics
6 35 (2.19%) Telecoms
7 21 (1.31%) Automotive
8 20 (1.25%) Manufacturing
9 16 (1.00%) Publishing
10 12 (0.75%) Banking
11 11 (0.69%) Aerospace
11 11 (0.69%) Games
12 10 (0.63%) Multimedia
13 9 (0.56%) Legal
14 4 (0.25%) German Language
14 4 (0.25%) Law
15 3 (0.19%) Military
15 3 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.13%) Billing
16 2 (0.13%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 294 (18.41%) Developer
2 289 (18.10%) Software Engineer
3 175 (10.96%) C++ Software Engineer
4 155 (9.71%) Linux Engineer
5 128 (8.02%) DevOps Engineer
6 105 (6.57%) Administrator
7 96 (6.01%) Analyst
8 89 (5.57%) Senior Software Engineer
9 88 (5.51%) Software Developer
10 80 (5.01%) C Software Engineer
11 77 (4.82%) Embedded Engineer
12 75 (4.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 75 (4.70%) Java Developer
13 73 (4.57%) Architect
14 71 (4.45%) Embedded Software Engineer
15 70 (4.38%) C++ Developer
16 69 (4.32%) Senior Developer
17 64 (4.01%) C++ Software Developer
18 63 (3.94%) Graduate
19 60 (3.76%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 193 (12.09%) Web Services
2 165 (10.33%) .NET
3 138 (8.64%) HTML
4 107 (6.70%) Middleware
5 84 (5.26%) CSS
6 77 (4.82%) XML
7 74 (4.63%) RESTful
8 71 (4.45%) AngularJS
9 70 (4.38%) SOAP
10 62 (3.88%) jQuery
11 55 (3.44%) Spring
12 49 (3.07%) HTML5
12 49 (3.07%) JSON
13 48 (3.01%) REST
14 43 (2.69%) LAMP
15 41 (2.57%) ASP.NET
16 40 (2.50%) Node.js
17 37 (2.32%) J2EE
18 36 (2.25%) CSS3
19 35 (2.19%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 251 (15.72%) Computer Science
2 136 (8.52%) Analytical Skills
3 111 (6.95%) Data Centre
4 75 (4.70%) Linux Command Line
5 73 (4.57%) Algorithms
6 69 (4.32%) Public Cloud
7 53 (3.32%) Self-Motivation
8 51 (3.19%) Management Information System
9 44 (2.76%) Mobile App
10 34 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
11 33 (2.07%) Life Science
12 30 (1.88%) CUDA
13 29 (1.82%) Embedded Systems
13 29 (1.82%) User Experience
14 28 (1.75%) Fintech
15 24 (1.50%) Replication
16 22 (1.38%) Security Operations Centre
17 20 (1.25%) Greenfield Project
18 17 (1.06%) Driving Licence
18 17 (1.06%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 549 (34.38%) Windows
2 344 (21.54%) Unix
3 145 (9.08%) Windows Server
4 78 (4.88%) Solaris
5 60 (3.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 59 (3.69%) CentOS
7 55 (3.44%) Windows Server 2008
8 46 (2.88%) Windows Server 2012
9 45 (2.82%) Mac OS X
10 42 (2.63%) Debian
11 40 (2.50%) Android
12 34 (2.13%) HPUX
12 34 (2.13%) Ubuntu
13 33 (2.07%) Embedded Linux
14 27 (1.69%) AIX
15 22 (1.38%) Mac OS
16 18 (1.13%) Kali Linux
17 16 (1.00%) Apple iOS
18 13 (0.81%) Windows 10
18 13 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 490 (30.68%) Agile Software Development
2 373 (23.36%) Software Engineering
3 372 (23.29%) DevOps
4 192 (12.02%) Test Automation
5 188 (11.77%) Problem-Solving
5 188 (11.77%) Scrum
6 185 (11.58%) Mathematics
7 175 (10.96%) Machine Learning
8 174 (10.90%) ITIL
9 163 (10.21%) Continuous Integration
10 143 (8.95%) Artificial Intelligence
11 140 (8.77%) Open Source
12 135 (8.45%) Configuration Management
13 122 (7.64%) E-Commerce
14 114 (7.14%) Physics
15 103 (6.45%) OO
16 99 (6.20%) TDD
17 88 (5.51%) Collaborative Working
18 83 (5.20%) Analytics
19 82 (5.13%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 576 (36.07%) Python
2 393 (24.61%) Java
3 331 (20.73%) C++
4 269 (16.84%) SQL
5 261 (16.34%) C
6 226 (14.15%) JavaScript
7 188 (11.77%) Bash Shell
8 142 (8.89%) PHP
9 139 (8.70%) C#
10 127 (7.95%) PowerShell
11 91 (5.70%) Perl
12 89 (5.57%) Ruby
13 74 (4.63%) Shell Script
14 51 (3.19%) MATLAB
15 45 (2.82%) Embedded C
16 40 (2.50%) Embedded C++
17 33 (2.07%) PL/SQL
18 23 (1.44%) Go
19 19 (1.19%) Groovy
20 15 (0.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 355 (22.23%) Degree
2 105 (6.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 47 (2.94%) PhD
4 46 (2.88%) Cisco Certification
5 45 (2.82%) Security Cleared
6 39 (2.44%) CCNA
7 38 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
8 34 (2.13%) DV Cleared
9 32 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
10 30 (1.88%) SSCP
11 27 (1.69%) MCSE
12 25 (1.57%) CISSP
13 22 (1.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 20 (1.25%) CompTIA Security+
15 19 (1.19%) Numerate Degree
16 17 (1.06%) GCIA
17 15 (0.94%) CISM
17 15 (0.94%) GCIH
17 15 (0.94%) GIAC
17 15 (0.94%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (5.45%) QA
2 56 (3.51%) SLA
3 20 (1.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 17 (1.06%) GCP
4 17 (1.06%) PCI DSS
5 13 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.31%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.19%) BS7799
8 2 (0.13%) HL7
9 1 (0.063%) ISO 13485
9 1 (0.063%) MiFID
9 1 (0.063%) PSD2
9 1 (0.063%) SEPA
System Software
1 194 (12.15%) Docker
2 137 (8.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 114 (7.14%) Active Directory
4 78 (4.88%) VMware ESXi
5 71 (4.45%) vSphere
6 58 (3.63%) Hyper-V
7 47 (2.94%) Oracle RAC
8 38 (2.38%) Ceph
9 31 (1.94%) Virtual Servers
10 30 (1.88%) Virtual Desktop
11 24 (1.50%) VMware NSX
12 20 (1.25%) HDFS
13 17 (1.06%) Apache Flume
13 17 (1.06%) Samba
13 17 (1.06%) Xen
14 16 (1.00%) VirtualBox
15 14 (0.88%) LXC
16 10 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
17 9 (0.56%) KVM
17 9 (0.56%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 231 (14.46%) Puppet
2 175 (10.96%) Ansible
3 158 (9.89%) Opscode Chef
4 92 (5.76%) Kubernetes
5 62 (3.88%) vCenter Server
6 52 (3.26%) vRealize
7 46 (2.88%) Terraform
8 41 (2.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 34 (2.13%) Data Guard
9 34 (2.13%) Oracle RMAN
10 26 (1.63%) HP Data Protector
11 20 (1.25%) Nagios
12 19 (1.19%) Oozie
13 17 (1.06%) Grafana
13 17 (1.06%) Nessus
14 15 (0.94%) cPanel
14 15 (0.94%) NetBackup
14 15 (0.94%) Nmap
14 15 (0.94%) Oracle Identity Manager
14 15 (0.94%) Plesk
Vendors
1 281 (17.60%) Oracle
2 258 (16.16%) VMware
3 154 (9.64%) Microsoft
4 118 (7.39%) WorldPay
5 102 (6.39%) Cisco
6 90 (5.64%) HP
7 88 (5.51%) IBM
8 85 (5.32%) Splunk
9 76 (4.76%) Red Hat
10 73 (4.57%) Citrix
11 55 (3.44%) NetApp
12 54 (3.38%) Google
13 50 (3.13%) AppDynamics
14 45 (2.82%) F5
14 45 (2.82%) Fortinet
15 43 (2.69%) BMC
16 42 (2.63%) Juniper
17 32 (2.00%) ServiceNow
18 30 (1.88%) CheckPoint
19 28 (1.75%) Dell