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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 4 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
England > East of England
6 months to
4 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 21 18 18
Rank change year-on-year -3 0 -6
Permanent jobs citing Linux 693 414 410
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 9.18% 9.07% 11.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.57% 45.64% 41.62%
Number of salaries quoted 216 263 334
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £42,188 £40,625 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +8.57% +10.53% -5.00%
75th Percentile £66,563 £65,625 £65,000
90th Percentile £71,875 £80,000 £79,700
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

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 1,555 907 985
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 20.61% 19.86% 27.16%
Number of salaries quoted 794 592 812
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,989 £25,821
25th Percentile £30,000 £35,000 £32,111
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £41,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -12.63% +11.76% -5.56%
75th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £72,500 £77,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 4 July 2022.

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 4 July 2022. 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
Jobs
Cambridgeshire +4 383 £56,250 +18.42% 103
Hertfordshire -22 158 £62,500 +8.70% 35
Essex -22 80 £55,000 - 8
Bedfordshire +2 52 £60,000 +39.53% 5
Norfolk +12 17 £35,000 -10.26%
Suffolk -10 14 £44,000 -20.00% 2
Linux
England

For the 6 months to 4 July 2022, 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.

1 239 (34.49%) AWS
2 238 (34.34%) Python
3 234 (33.77%) Software Engineering
4 230 (33.19%) Windows
5 213 (30.74%) Degree
6 190 (27.42%) Docker
7 189 (27.27%) Social Skills
8 187 (26.98%) DevOps
9 184 (26.55%) Computer Science
10 161 (23.23%) CI/CD
11 159 (22.94%) Azure
12 156 (22.51%) Kubernetes
13 151 (21.79%) Agile
14 139 (20.06%) C++
15 135 (19.48%) Terraform
16 133 (19.19%) Git (software)
17 132 (19.05%) Problem-Solving
18 125 (18.04%) C
19 119 (17.17%) Ansible
20 110 (15.87%) SQL
21 109 (15.73%) Finance
22 102 (14.72%) Machine Learning
23 92 (13.28%) Java
24 91 (13.13%) Oracle
25 86 (12.41%) Unix
26 84 (12.12%) Test Automation
26 84 (12.12%) Self-Motivation
27 83 (11.98%) Jenkins
28 81 (11.69%) QA
28 81 (11.69%) JavaScript

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 69 (9.96%) Apache
2 45 (6.49%) Apache Spark
3 31 (4.47%) OpenStack
4 18 (2.60%) MS Exchange
4 18 (2.60%) nginx
5 17 (2.45%) CMS
6 13 (1.88%) IIS
7 11 (1.59%) Tomcat
7 11 (1.59%) WordPress
8 9 (1.30%) Headless CMS
9 7 (1.01%) JBoss
9 7 (1.01%) SharePoint
10 4 (0.58%) Apache Airflow
10 4 (0.58%) ArcGIS
11 3 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.29%) Confluence
12 2 (0.29%) Moodle
12 2 (0.29%) SugarCRM
12 2 (0.29%) Totara
13 1 (0.14%) Alfresco
Applications
1 20 (2.89%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (1.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.58%) Simulink
4 3 (0.43%) Abaqus
5 2 (0.29%) InVision
5 2 (0.29%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.29%) Sketch
5 2 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 29 (4.18%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.14%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
2 1 (0.14%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 239 (34.49%) AWS
2 159 (22.94%) Azure
3 64 (9.24%) Serverless
4 61 (8.80%) Amazon EC2
5 52 (7.50%) GCP
6 42 (6.06%) Cloud Computing
7 38 (5.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 38 (5.48%) AWS CloudFormation
8 36 (5.19%) SaaS
9 31 (4.47%) Microsoft 365
10 28 (4.04%) OpenShift
11 26 (3.75%) AWS Lambda
12 22 (3.17%) GitHub
13 21 (3.03%) Amazon S3
14 19 (2.74%) Route 53
15 17 (2.45%) Azure Functions
16 15 (2.16%) AWS CodePipeline
16 15 (2.16%) Azure DevOps
17 14 (2.02%) IaaS
18 12 (1.73%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 81 (11.69%) Firewall
2 63 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 44 (6.35%) Internet
4 34 (4.91%) VPN
5 33 (4.76%) SAN
6 31 (4.47%) DNS
7 27 (3.90%) Wireless
8 23 (3.32%) NAS
9 13 (1.88%) Network Security
9 13 (1.88%) VoIP
10 11 (1.59%) LAN
10 11 (1.59%) VLAN
11 10 (1.44%) WAN
12 7 (1.01%) HTTP
13 6 (0.87%) BGP
13 6 (0.87%) Broadband
13 6 (0.87%) DHCP
13 6 (0.87%) IPsec
13 6 (0.87%) SNMP
13 6 (0.87%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (9.96%) MySQL
2 48 (6.93%) PostgreSQL
3 41 (5.92%) SQL Server
4 36 (5.19%) Oracle Database
4 36 (5.19%) Relational Database
5 21 (3.03%) Oracle Database 12c
6 20 (2.89%) NoSQL
7 18 (2.60%) Elasticsearch
8 11 (1.59%) MariaDB
9 10 (1.44%) Amazon RDS
9 10 (1.44%) Amazon Redshift
9 10 (1.44%) Big Data
9 10 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (1.30%) Hadoop
10 9 (1.30%) MongoDB
11 8 (1.15%) BusinessObjects
11 8 (1.15%) Tableau
11 8 (1.15%) UniData
12 7 (1.01%) Text Mining
13 6 (0.87%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 133 (19.19%) Git (software)
2 83 (11.98%) Jenkins
3 54 (7.79%) JIRA
4 40 (5.77%) GitLab
5 22 (3.17%) TeamCity
6 17 (2.45%) Gerrit
7 13 (1.88%) Postman
8 11 (1.59%) Selenium
9 10 (1.44%) SoapUI
10 9 (1.30%) Buildbot
10 9 (1.30%) Cucumber
10 9 (1.30%) Subversion
11 8 (1.15%) Spinnaker
12 7 (1.01%) CircleCI
13 5 (0.72%) RStudio
13 5 (0.72%) Toad
14 4 (0.58%) Android Studio
14 4 (0.58%) Maven
15 2 (0.29%) Karma Test Runner
15 2 (0.29%) webpack
General
1 189 (27.27%) Social Skills
2 109 (15.73%) Finance
3 72 (10.39%) Analytical Skills
4 51 (7.36%) Electronics
5 50 (7.22%) Games
6 42 (6.06%) Automotive
7 33 (4.76%) Telecoms
8 14 (2.02%) Legal
9 13 (1.88%) Presentation Skills
10 12 (1.73%) Aviation
10 12 (1.73%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 10 (1.44%) Manufacturing
11 10 (1.44%) Pharmaceutical
12 9 (1.30%) Billing
12 9 (1.30%) Documentation Skills
12 9 (1.30%) Marketing
13 8 (1.15%) Aerospace
14 7 (1.01%) Law
14 7 (1.01%) Multimedia
15 6 (0.87%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 154 (22.22%) Software Engineer
2 101 (14.57%) Developer
3 95 (13.71%) DevOps Engineer
4 58 (8.37%) Cloud Engineer
5 54 (7.79%) Analyst
6 41 (5.92%) Senior Software Engineer
7 34 (4.91%) PHP Developer
7 34 (4.91%) Principal Engineer
8 28 (4.04%) Junior
9 26 (3.75%) Junior Software Engineer
10 25 (3.61%) Site Engineer
10 25 (3.61%) Site Reliability Engineer
11 24 (3.46%) Administrator
12 23 (3.32%) DBA
13 22 (3.17%) Full Stack Developer
13 22 (3.17%) Kubernetes Engineer
14 21 (3.03%) Data Engineer
14 21 (3.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 21 (3.03%) Oracle DBA
14 21 (3.03%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (5.48%) CSS
2 31 (4.47%) HTML
2 31 (4.47%) Vue.js
3 30 (4.33%) Laravel
4 27 (3.90%) Elastic Stack
5 26 (3.75%) TensorFlow
6 25 (3.61%) OpenGL
7 24 (3.46%) Kafka
7 24 (3.46%) OpenGL ES
7 24 (3.46%) Vulkan
8 22 (3.17%) LAMP
8 22 (3.17%) React
8 22 (3.17%) Web Services
9 21 (3.03%) .NET
9 21 (3.03%) AngularJS
9 21 (3.03%) Dask
10 20 (2.89%) JSON
10 20 (2.89%) Middleware
10 20 (2.89%) Node.js
10 20 (2.89%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 84 (12.12%) Self-Motivation
2 58 (8.37%) Linux Command Line
3 38 (5.48%) IoT
4 33 (4.76%) Embedded Systems
5 29 (4.18%) Public Cloud
6 28 (4.04%) Data Structures
7 27 (3.90%) Algorithms
8 22 (3.17%) Private Cloud
8 22 (3.17%) Smartphone
9 21 (3.03%) Device Driver
9 21 (3.03%) Virtual Team
10 20 (2.89%) Mali
10 20 (2.89%) User Experience
11 18 (2.60%) Management Information System
12 16 (2.31%) Data Centre
12 16 (2.31%) Life Science
13 13 (1.88%) SystemC
14 12 (1.73%) Home Automation
15 11 (1.59%) Cloud Native
15 11 (1.59%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 230 (33.19%) Windows
2 86 (12.41%) Unix
3 49 (7.07%) Android
3 49 (7.07%) Windows Server
4 34 (4.91%) Solaris
5 31 (4.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 29 (4.18%) Apple iOS
6 29 (4.18%) Ubuntu
7 25 (3.61%) CentOS
8 21 (3.03%) Mac OS X
9 20 (2.89%) Debian
9 20 (2.89%) Mac OS
10 19 (2.74%) Oracle Linux
10 19 (2.74%) Windows 10
11 18 (2.60%) Embedded Linux
12 17 (2.45%) Windows Server 2012
13 11 (1.59%) Windows 7
14 7 (1.01%) Windows Server 2016
15 3 (0.43%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 3 (0.43%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 234 (33.77%) Software Engineering
2 187 (26.98%) DevOps
3 184 (26.55%) Computer Science
4 161 (23.23%) CI/CD
5 151 (21.79%) Agile
6 132 (19.05%) Problem-Solving
7 102 (14.72%) Machine Learning
8 84 (12.12%) Test Automation
9 80 (11.54%) Infrastructure as Code
10 75 (10.82%) Configuration Management
10 75 (10.82%) Software Testing
11 70 (10.10%) Open Source
12 68 (9.81%) OO
13 63 (9.09%) ITIL
14 60 (8.66%) Mentoring
15 58 (8.37%) Physics
16 57 (8.23%) Site Reliability Engineering
16 57 (8.23%) Validation
17 54 (7.79%) SDLC
18 53 (7.65%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 238 (34.34%) Python
2 139 (20.06%) C++
3 125 (18.04%) C
4 110 (15.87%) SQL
5 92 (13.28%) Java
6 81 (11.69%) JavaScript
7 73 (10.53%) Bash
8 56 (8.08%) PHP
9 54 (7.79%) Shell Script
10 34 (4.91%) C#
10 34 (4.91%) PowerShell
11 29 (4.18%) PL/SQL
12 27 (3.90%) Julia
13 25 (3.61%) Go
13 25 (3.61%) MATLAB
14 22 (3.17%) Perl
15 19 (2.74%) Ruby
16 16 (2.31%) Embedded C++
16 16 (2.31%) TypeScript
17 11 (1.59%) Scala
Qualifications
1 213 (30.74%) Degree
2 66 (9.52%) Computer Science Degree
3 24 (3.46%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (2.60%) CCNA
5 15 (2.16%) PhD
5 15 (2.16%) Security Cleared
6 13 (1.88%) Master's Degree
7 11 (1.59%) ISTQB
8 9 (1.30%) CISSP
8 9 (1.30%) Postgraduate
9 6 (0.87%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 6 (0.87%) CCNP
9 6 (0.87%) CCSP
9 6 (0.87%) SC Cleared
10 5 (0.72%) CISM
10 5 (0.72%) DV Cleared
11 4 (0.58%) CCIE
12 3 (0.43%) MCSA
12 3 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (0.29%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (11.69%) QA
2 35 (5.05%) PCI DSS
3 16 (2.31%) SLA
4 12 (1.73%) Accessibility
5 6 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.43%) GDPR
7 2 (0.29%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.29%) Def Stans
7 2 (0.29%) IEC 62304
7 2 (0.29%) MISRA
8 1 (0.14%) COBIT
8 1 (0.14%) DICOM
8 1 (0.14%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.14%) ISO 13485
8 1 (0.14%) NIST
8 1 (0.14%) SOC 2
System Software
1 190 (27.42%) Docker
2 43 (6.20%) LXC
3 38 (5.48%) Firmware
4 37 (5.34%) VMware Infrastructure
5 35 (5.05%) Active Directory
6 21 (3.03%) Oracle RAC
7 17 (2.45%) Virtual Machines
8 10 (1.44%) Slurm Workload Manager
9 8 (1.15%) Xen
10 7 (1.01%) Hyper-V
11 6 (0.87%) NFS
11 6 (0.87%) zsh
12 5 (0.72%) Oracle Clusterware
13 4 (0.58%) Samba
13 4 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
14 3 (0.43%) KVM
14 3 (0.43%) Virtual Servers
15 2 (0.29%) GPFS
15 2 (0.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 156 (22.51%) Kubernetes
2 135 (19.48%) Terraform
3 119 (17.17%) Ansible
4 42 (6.06%) Puppet
5 35 (5.05%) Cisco IPCC
6 27 (3.90%) Grafana
7 21 (3.03%) Data Guard
7 21 (3.03%) Oracle RMAN
8 20 (2.89%) Opscode Chef
9 16 (2.31%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
10 13 (1.88%) Prometheus
10 13 (1.88%) Proxmox
11 12 (1.73%) ZABBIX
12 11 (1.59%) Kibana
12 11 (1.59%) Nagios
13 9 (1.30%) Rancher
13 9 (1.30%) WMI
14 8 (1.15%) Argo
14 8 (1.15%) Graphite
14 8 (1.15%) Graylog
Vendors
1 91 (13.13%) Oracle
2 72 (10.39%) Microsoft
3 65 (9.38%) VMware
4 50 (7.22%) FIS
4 50 (7.22%) Red Hat
5 37 (5.34%) Citrix
6 30 (4.33%) Cisco
7 26 (3.75%) Splunk
8 21 (3.03%) Google
9 15 (2.16%) Zend
10 13 (1.88%) WorldPay
11 9 (1.30%) Atlassian
11 9 (1.30%) Avaya
11 9 (1.30%) CA Agile Central
12 7 (1.01%) Dell
12 7 (1.01%) F5
12 7 (1.01%) Genesys
12 7 (1.01%) Juniper
13 6 (0.87%) HP
13 6 (0.87%) MEDITECH