Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
England > East of England
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 18 16
Rank change year-on-year +5 -2 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 1,811 1,404 1,538
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 14.06% 11.37% 10.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.40% 47.05% 41.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1,273 1,157 1,233
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £47,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.70% +10.59% -3.41%
10th Percentile £29,750 £27,500 £25,761
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +1.05%

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 3,593 2,984 3,718
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 27.90% 24.18% 25.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2,677 2,378 3,019
East of England median annual salary £45,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.06% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £24,900 £24,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £60,050
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +1.12% +4.71%

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 19 April 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 19 April 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 +3 938 £50,000 +11.11% 172
Hertfordshire +11 620 £57,500 +15.00% 51
Essex -9 119 £45,000 -5.26% 17
Suffolk +10 63 £55,000 +83.33% 10
Bedfordshire +28 56 £65,000 +34.02% 14
Norfolk -20 13 £35,000 -6.67% 14
Linux
England

For the 6 months to 19 April 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.

1 674 (37.22%) Python
2 619 (34.18%) Windows
3 586 (32.36%) Software Engineering
4 503 (27.77%) Agile Software Development
5 461 (25.46%) C++
6 455 (25.12%) Degree
7 451 (24.90%) Java
8 407 (22.47%) DevOps
9 387 (21.37%) C
10 374 (20.65%) Amazon AWS
11 345 (19.05%) Computer Science
11 345 (19.05%) Unix
12 314 (17.34%) VMware
13 307 (16.95%) SQL
14 284 (15.68%) Oracle
15 270 (14.91%) JavaScript
16 238 (13.14%) Mathematics
17 216 (11.93%) Problem-Solving
18 214 (11.82%) Bash Shell
19 212 (11.71%) Git (software)
20 209 (11.54%) Puppet
21 203 (11.21%) TCP/IP
22 202 (11.15%) Scrum
23 200 (11.04%) Docker
24 199 (10.99%) Microsoft Azure
25 195 (10.77%) Test Automation
25 195 (10.77%) HTML
26 185 (10.22%) Web Services
27 178 (9.83%) DNS
27 178 (9.83%) Open Source

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
1 154 (8.50%) OpenStack
2 85 (4.69%) Apache
3 54 (2.98%) Tomcat
4 53 (2.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 51 (2.82%) Apache Spark
6 42 (2.32%) WebLogic
7 36 (1.99%) Confluence
7 36 (1.99%) Oracle Service Bus
8 35 (1.93%) SharePoint
9 31 (1.71%) WebSphere
10 29 (1.60%) Elasticsearch
11 28 (1.55%) JBoss
12 24 (1.33%) nginx
13 15 (0.83%) MS Exchange
14 13 (0.72%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 13 (0.72%) GlassFish
15 12 (0.66%) Mule
16 10 (0.55%) CMS
16 10 (0.55%) IIS
16 10 (0.55%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 13 (0.72%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (0.66%) MS Visio
3 10 (0.55%) Weka
4 5 (0.28%) HipChat
4 5 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (0.055%) OrCAD
6 1 (0.055%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.55%) Magento
3 9 (0.50%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 9 (0.50%) SAP R/3
4 6 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (0.28%) Documaker
5 5 (0.28%) ResourceLink
6 2 (0.11%) BASE24
6 2 (0.11%) Postilion
Cloud Services
1 374 (20.65%) Amazon AWS
2 199 (10.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 64 (3.53%) Office 365
4 61 (3.37%) SaaS
5 49 (2.71%) Google Cloud Platform
6 41 (2.26%) GitHub
7 37 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
8 34 (1.88%) AWS CloudFormation
9 26 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
10 21 (1.16%) IaaS
11 19 (1.05%) Akamai
11 19 (1.05%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 18 (0.99%) Amazon S3
12 18 (0.99%) Runscope
13 16 (0.88%) Amazon Kinesis
14 15 (0.83%) Amazon EMR
15 9 (0.50%) Boomi
15 9 (0.50%) Google App Engine
15 9 (0.50%) Google Compute Engine
16 7 (0.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 203 (11.21%) TCP/IP
2 178 (9.83%) DNS
3 124 (6.85%) Internet
4 116 (6.41%) Firewall
5 88 (4.86%) DHCP
6 74 (4.09%) VPN
7 65 (3.59%) Wireless
8 55 (3.04%) SAN
9 53 (2.93%) HTTP
10 45 (2.48%) SNMP
11 41 (2.26%) WAN
12 40 (2.21%) SSL
13 39 (2.15%) Wi-Fi
14 34 (1.88%) Network Security
15 28 (1.55%) NAS
16 26 (1.44%) IPsec
17 25 (1.38%) MPLS
17 25 (1.38%) VoIP
18 22 (1.21%) SMTP
19 21 (1.16%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 154 (8.50%) MySQL
2 126 (6.96%) Relational Database
3 123 (6.79%) SQL Server
4 96 (5.30%) Oracle Database
5 76 (4.20%) NoSQL
6 64 (3.53%) Big Data
7 60 (3.31%) PostgreSQL
8 57 (3.15%) RDBMS
9 56 (3.09%) MongoDB
10 42 (2.32%) Oracle Database 12c
11 40 (2.21%) Hadoop
12 33 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
13 28 (1.55%) Oracle Database 10g
14 25 (1.38%) Oracle Database 11g
15 20 (1.10%) Sqoop
16 19 (1.05%) Amazon RDS
16 19 (1.05%) Amazon Redshift
16 19 (1.05%) HBase
17 16 (0.88%) Impala
18 15 (0.83%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 212 (11.71%) Git (software)
2 157 (8.67%) JIRA
3 141 (7.79%) Jenkins
4 49 (2.71%) Subversion
5 43 (2.37%) Selenium
6 35 (1.93%) Mercurial
7 26 (1.44%) Maven
8 25 (1.38%) JUnit
9 22 (1.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 20 (1.10%) NUnit
11 19 (1.05%) MSTest
11 19 (1.05%) TeamCity
12 18 (0.99%) Jasmine
13 15 (0.83%) Gerrit
13 15 (0.83%) Mockito
14 13 (0.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 13 (0.72%) Bitbucket
14 13 (0.72%) ClearCase
14 13 (0.72%) Eclipse
14 13 (0.72%) GitLab
General
1 131 (7.23%) Finance
2 108 (5.96%) Retail
3 71 (3.92%) Marketing
4 58 (3.20%) Electronics
5 49 (2.71%) Advertising
6 30 (1.66%) Telecoms
7 25 (1.38%) Automotive
8 20 (1.10%) Manufacturing
9 17 (0.94%) Games
10 13 (0.72%) Multimedia
10 13 (0.72%) Publishing
11 12 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
12 9 (0.50%) Aerospace
12 9 (0.50%) Legal
13 7 (0.39%) Banking
14 5 (0.28%) German Language
15 1 (0.055%) Billing
15 1 (0.055%) French Language
15 1 (0.055%) Italian Language
15 1 (0.055%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 429 (23.69%) Software Engineer
2 326 (18.00%) Developer
3 259 (14.30%) C++ Software Engineer
4 239 (13.20%) Linux Engineer
5 147 (8.12%) Embedded Engineer
6 141 (7.79%) C Software Engineer
7 133 (7.34%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 119 (6.57%) Software Developer
9 116 (6.41%) DevOps Engineer
10 110 (6.07%) Senior Software Engineer
11 92 (5.08%) Python Engineer
12 88 (4.86%) C/C++ Software Engineer
12 88 (4.86%) Embedded C++ Engineer
12 88 (4.86%) Systems Engineer
13 87 (4.80%) Administrator
13 87 (4.80%) C++ Developer
13 87 (4.80%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
13 87 (4.80%) Graduate
14 86 (4.75%) Java Developer
15 81 (4.47%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 195 (10.77%) HTML
2 185 (10.22%) Web Services
3 149 (8.23%) .NET
4 132 (7.29%) CSS
5 106 (5.85%) Middleware
6 90 (4.97%) XML
7 85 (4.69%) AngularJS
8 80 (4.42%) RESTful
9 74 (4.09%) jQuery
10 72 (3.98%) HTML5
11 66 (3.64%) Spring
12 56 (3.09%) REST
13 55 (3.04%) CSS3
14 52 (2.87%) ASP.NET
14 52 (2.87%) SOAP
15 47 (2.60%) LAMP
16 43 (2.37%) JSON
16 43 (2.37%) OpenGL
17 41 (2.26%) J2EE
18 39 (2.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 345 (19.05%) Computer Science
2 151 (8.34%) Analytical Skills
3 149 (8.23%) Data Centre
4 107 (5.91%) Public Cloud
5 93 (5.14%) Algorithms
6 68 (3.75%) Linux Command Line
7 53 (2.93%) Self-Motivation
8 45 (2.48%) Embedded Systems
9 44 (2.43%) Life Science
10 42 (2.32%) Management Information System
11 37 (2.04%) Mobile App
12 34 (1.88%) User Experience
13 29 (1.60%) Fintech
14 28 (1.55%) CUDA
15 26 (1.44%) Internet of Things
16 25 (1.38%) Data Structures
17 22 (1.21%) Clustering
18 20 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
18 20 (1.10%) Private Cloud
19 17 (0.94%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 619 (34.18%) Windows
2 345 (19.05%) Unix
3 122 (6.74%) Windows Server
4 78 (4.31%) Solaris
5 70 (3.87%) Embedded Linux
6 61 (3.37%) Ubuntu
7 58 (3.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 56 (3.09%) Debian
9 52 (2.87%) CentOS
10 38 (2.10%) Windows Server 2008
11 36 (1.99%) Mac OS X
12 35 (1.93%) HPUX
13 34 (1.88%) Android
14 33 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
15 27 (1.49%) Mac OS
16 26 (1.44%) AIX
17 20 (1.10%) Windows 7
18 19 (1.05%) Windows 10
19 18 (0.99%) CoreOS
20 17 (0.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 586 (32.36%) Software Engineering
2 503 (27.77%) Agile Software Development
3 407 (22.47%) DevOps
4 238 (13.14%) Mathematics
5 216 (11.93%) Problem-Solving
6 202 (11.15%) Scrum
7 195 (10.77%) Test Automation
8 178 (9.83%) Open Source
9 172 (9.50%) Continuous Integration
10 168 (9.28%) E-Commerce
10 168 (9.28%) OO
11 167 (9.22%) Machine Learning
12 131 (7.23%) Physics
13 128 (7.07%) Configuration Management
14 123 (6.79%) ITIL
15 118 (6.52%) Multithreading
15 118 (6.52%) TDD
16 116 (6.41%) Collaborative Working
17 113 (6.24%) Artificial Intelligence
18 91 (5.02%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 674 (37.22%) Python
2 461 (25.46%) C++
3 451 (24.90%) Java
4 387 (21.37%) C
5 307 (16.95%) SQL
6 270 (14.91%) JavaScript
7 214 (11.82%) Bash Shell
8 165 (9.11%) C#
9 152 (8.39%) PHP
10 108 (5.96%) PowerShell
11 86 (4.75%) Ruby
12 85 (4.69%) Perl
13 74 (4.09%) Embedded C
14 69 (3.81%) MATLAB
15 66 (3.64%) Embedded C++
16 48 (2.65%) Shell Script
17 43 (2.37%) PL/SQL
18 25 (1.38%) VBA
19 24 (1.33%) VB.NET
20 18 (0.99%) R
Qualifications
1 455 (25.12%) Degree
2 108 (5.96%) Computer Science Degree
3 40 (2.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 36 (1.99%) Cisco Certification
5 29 (1.60%) PhD
5 29 (1.60%) Security Cleared
6 24 (1.33%) CCNP
6 24 (1.33%) MCSE
7 20 (1.10%) CCNA
7 20 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
8 19 (1.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 17 (0.94%) ISEB
9 17 (0.94%) Numerate Degree
10 16 (0.88%) SC Cleared
11 15 (0.83%) MCSA
12 13 (0.72%) MCITP
13 12 (0.66%) DV Cleared
13 12 (0.66%) ISTQB
13 12 (0.66%) SSCP
14 9 (0.50%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (4.14%) QA
2 50 (2.76%) SLA
3 31 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (1.16%) PCI DSS
5 16 (0.88%) GCP
6 5 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.17%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.11%) GDPR
8 2 (0.11%) HL7
8 2 (0.11%) ISO 13485
9 1 (0.055%) COBIT
9 1 (0.055%) ISO 22301
9 1 (0.055%) JTAG
9 1 (0.055%) MiFID
System Software
1 200 (11.04%) Docker
2 125 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 93 (5.14%) Active Directory
4 64 (3.53%) VMware ESXi
5 59 (3.26%) Hyper-V
5 59 (3.26%) vSphere
6 54 (2.98%) Ceph
7 40 (2.21%) VMware NSX
8 30 (1.66%) Oracle RAC
9 24 (1.33%) Virtual Desktop
9 24 (1.33%) Virtual Servers
10 22 (1.21%) HDFS
10 22 (1.21%) Xen
11 21 (1.16%) LXC
12 20 (1.10%) Apache Flume
13 15 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
14 14 (0.77%) Firmware
15 13 (0.72%) NFS
16 11 (0.61%) KVM
17 7 (0.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 209 (11.54%) Puppet
2 170 (9.39%) Opscode Chef
3 149 (8.23%) Ansible
4 115 (6.35%) Kubernetes
5 68 (3.75%) vCenter Server
6 44 (2.43%) vRealize
7 38 (2.10%) Terraform
8 36 (1.99%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 20 (1.10%) Data Guard
9 20 (1.10%) Oozie
9 20 (1.10%) Oracle RMAN
10 19 (1.05%) cPanel
10 19 (1.05%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 19 (1.05%) Plesk
11 18 (0.99%) Nagios
12 13 (0.72%) Grafana
13 12 (0.66%) Graphite
13 12 (0.66%) HP Data Protector
13 12 (0.66%) NetBackup
13 12 (0.66%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 314 (17.34%) VMware
2 284 (15.68%) Oracle
3 158 (8.72%) Microsoft
4 106 (5.85%) WorldPay
5 84 (4.64%) Red Hat
6 77 (4.25%) Citrix
7 75 (4.14%) Google
8 73 (4.03%) Splunk
9 71 (3.92%) Cisco
10 70 (3.87%) IBM
11 62 (3.42%) HP
12 48 (2.65%) NetApp
13 47 (2.60%) F5
14 45 (2.48%) Juniper
15 42 (2.32%) Fortinet
16 36 (1.99%) Dell
17 35 (1.93%) AppDynamics
18 33 (1.82%) Veeam
19 29 (1.60%) BMC
20 26 (1.44%) ServiceNow