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 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
England / East of England
Rank 17 14 18
Rank change year-on-year -3 +4  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 650 773 803
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 10.64% 10.50% 10.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.43% 41.29% 39.71%
Number of salaries quoted 500 571 656
Median salary £45,000 £40,750 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.42% -7.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Linux is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Operating System Skills
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1463 1872 2022
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 23.95% 25.43% 27.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1150 1504 1673
Median salary £38,000 £35,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.04% -11.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing Linux as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 24 March 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +3 312 £45,000 +5.88% 58
Hertfordshire -6 162 £50,000 +17.64% 24
Essex +15 114 £47,500 +35.71% 10
Norfolk +11 30 £37,500 +25.00% 11
Suffolk -8 21 £30,000 -14.28% 5
Bedfordshire -14 14 £38,000 -5.00% 1
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 579 (39.58%) Windows
2 410 (28.02%) SQL
3 402 (27.48%) Python
4 401 (27.41%) Java
5 362 (24.74%) Degree
6 348 (23.79%) Unix
7 325 (22.21%) Oracle
8 313 (21.39%) Agile Software Development
9 271 (18.52%) JavaScript
10 250 (17.09%) Software Engineering
11 244 (16.68%) Perl
12 239 (16.34%) C++
13 237 (16.20%) MySQL
14 230 (15.72%) Microsoft
15 228 (15.58%) DevOps
16 225 (15.38%) Computer Science
17 208 (14.22%) VMware
18 206 (14.08%) Windows Server
19 198 (13.53%) Amazon AWS
20 184 (12.58%) Web Services
21 183 (12.51%) SQL Server
22 182 (12.44%) C
23 181 (12.37%) HTML
23 181 (12.37%) Bash Shell
24 168 (11.48%) VMware Infrastructure
25 165 (11.28%) Firewall
26 160 (10.94%) Finance
27 155 (10.59%) Apache
28 153 (10.46%) CSS
29 150 (10.25%) ITIL

Linux
Top Related 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
1 155 (10.59%) Apache
2 102 (6.97%) Tomcat
3 99 (6.77%) WebLogic
4 76 (5.19%) JBoss
5 75 (5.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 70 (4.78%) MS Exchange
7 67 (4.58%) WebSphere
8 57 (3.90%) Oracle Service Bus
9 54 (3.69%) IIS
10 49 (3.35%) SharePoint
11 35 (2.39%) OpenStack
12 30 (2.05%) Elasticsearch
13 27 (1.85%) CMS
13 27 (1.85%) GlassFish
14 26 (1.78%) WordPress
15 24 (1.64%) nginx
16 22 (1.50%) Skype for Business
17 20 (1.37%) Drupal
18 17 (1.16%) Apache Spark
18 17 (1.16%) Documentum
Applications
1 68 (4.65%) MS Excel
2 51 (3.49%) MS Office
3 8 (0.55%) GIMP
4 7 (0.48%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.34%) SOLIDWORKS
6 4 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.21%) GNU Octave
7 3 (0.21%) Simulink
7 3 (0.21%) Weka
8 2 (0.14%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.068%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Business Applications
1 50 (3.42%) Oracle EBS
2 37 (2.53%) Oracle EBS R12
3 20 (1.37%) Magento
4 13 (0.89%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (0.34%) BusinessWorks
5 5 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.34%) Sage 200
6 3 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
6 3 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.14%) OpenCart
7 2 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.068%) GoldMine
8 1 (0.068%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 198 (13.53%) Amazon AWS
2 86 (5.88%) Office 365
3 50 (3.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 35 (2.39%) Amazon EC2
5 24 (1.64%) AWS CloudFormation
6 23 (1.57%) Amazon S3
7 22 (1.50%) SaaS
8 18 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
9 17 (1.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 16 (1.09%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 15 (1.03%) PaaS
12 14 (0.96%) GitHub
13 13 (0.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 13 (0.89%) AWS Lambda
14 10 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
15 9 (0.62%) IaaS
15 9 (0.62%) Route 53
16 8 (0.55%) Mimecast
17 5 (0.34%) Amazon ELB
18 4 (0.27%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 165 (11.28%) Firewall
2 142 (9.71%) TCP/IP
3 105 (7.18%) DNS
4 70 (4.78%) Internet
5 65 (4.44%) DHCP
6 62 (4.24%) VPN
7 60 (4.10%) SAN
7 60 (4.10%) Wireless
8 59 (4.03%) HTTP
9 48 (3.28%) Wi-Fi
10 45 (3.08%) LAN
11 40 (2.73%) WAN
12 36 (2.46%) Bluetooth
13 35 (2.39%) Network Security
14 33 (2.26%) LDAP
15 24 (1.64%) VLAN
16 22 (1.50%) SNMP
17 21 (1.44%) Ethernet
17 21 (1.44%) HTTPS
18 20 (1.37%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 237 (16.20%) MySQL
2 183 (12.51%) SQL Server
3 131 (8.95%) Relational Database
4 124 (8.48%) Oracle Database
5 95 (6.49%) RDBMS
6 70 (4.78%) MongoDB
7 57 (3.90%) PostgreSQL
8 55 (3.76%) Oracle Database 12c
9 49 (3.35%) Amazon RDS
10 46 (3.14%) NoSQL
10 46 (3.14%) Oracle Database 11g
11 44 (3.01%) Big Data
12 26 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
13 22 (1.50%) CouchDB
14 20 (1.37%) Neo4j
15 15 (1.03%) Hadoop
16 13 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
16 13 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 11 (0.75%) SQL Server 2014
17 11 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 145 (9.91%) Git (software)
2 74 (5.06%) Jenkins
3 62 (4.24%) Selenium
4 58 (3.96%) Subversion
5 54 (3.69%) JIRA
6 34 (2.32%) HP UFT
7 32 (2.19%) Maven
8 27 (1.85%) TeamCity
9 26 (1.78%) Jasmine
10 23 (1.57%) JUnit
10 23 (1.57%) MSTest
10 23 (1.57%) NUnit
11 22 (1.50%) Ant
11 22 (1.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 21 (1.44%) Vagrant
13 18 (1.23%) WebDriver
14 14 (0.96%) Eclipse
15 10 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 10 (0.68%) GitLab
16 9 (0.62%) webpack
General
1 160 (10.94%) Finance
2 54 (3.69%) Advertising
3 50 (3.42%) Telecoms
4 40 (2.73%) Electronics
5 33 (2.26%) Games
6 30 (2.05%) Banking
6 30 (2.05%) Retail
7 27 (1.85%) Marketing
8 25 (1.71%) Automotive
9 21 (1.44%) Manufacturing
10 12 (0.82%) Aerospace
11 8 (0.55%) Publishing
12 7 (0.48%) Law
13 6 (0.41%) French Language
13 6 (0.41%) Italian Language
13 6 (0.41%) Multimedia
13 6 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.34%) German Language
14 5 (0.34%) Japanese Language
14 5 (0.34%) Legal
Job Titles
1 372 (25.43%) Developer
2 212 (14.49%) Software Engineer
3 124 (8.48%) Administrator
4 119 (8.13%) Linux Engineer
5 94 (6.43%) Java Developer
6 91 (6.22%) Analyst
7 87 (5.95%) DevOps Engineer
8 82 (5.60%) DBA
8 82 (5.60%) Support Engineer
9 80 (5.47%) Systems Administrator
10 78 (5.33%) Senior Developer
11 73 (4.99%) Software Developer
12 72 (4.92%) C++ Software Engineer
13 71 (4.85%) Embedded Engineer
14 67 (4.58%) Graduate
15 61 (4.17%) Oracle DBA
16 60 (4.10%) Embedded Software Engineer
17 59 (4.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 56 (3.83%) Senior Software Engineer
19 51 (3.49%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 184 (12.58%) Web Services
2 181 (12.37%) HTML
3 153 (10.46%) CSS
4 117 (8.00%) .NET
5 106 (7.25%) Middleware
6 93 (6.36%) XML
7 87 (5.95%) Spring
8 86 (5.88%) AngularJS
9 82 (5.60%) HTML5
10 80 (5.47%) jQuery
11 76 (5.19%) REST
12 75 (5.13%) LAMP
13 74 (5.06%) SOAP
14 56 (3.83%) J2EE
15 55 (3.76%) ASP.NET
16 53 (3.62%) CSS3
17 51 (3.49%) JSON
18 49 (3.35%) JSP
19 47 (3.21%) Node.js
20 46 (3.14%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 225 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 99 (6.77%) Analytical Skills
3 65 (4.44%) Data Centre
4 53 (3.62%) Algorithms
5 47 (3.21%) Linux Command Line
6 43 (2.94%) User Experience
7 36 (2.46%) Enterprise Software
8 32 (2.19%) Mobile App
9 24 (1.64%) Clustering
10 22 (1.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 19 (1.30%) Device Driver
11 19 (1.30%) Management Information System
11 19 (1.30%) N-Tier
12 15 (1.03%) Private Cloud
13 13 (0.89%) Fat Client
13 13 (0.89%) Thin Client
14 12 (0.82%) Life Science
15 11 (0.75%) Client/Server
15 11 (0.75%) DataPower
15 11 (0.75%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 579 (39.58%) Windows
2 348 (23.79%) Unix
3 206 (14.08%) Windows Server
4 119 (8.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 96 (6.56%) Solaris
6 76 (5.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 55 (3.76%) Ubuntu
8 53 (3.62%) Windows Server 2008
9 52 (3.55%) Android
10 49 (3.35%) CentOS
11 30 (2.05%) Windows 7
12 28 (1.91%) Embedded Linux
12 28 (1.91%) Windows Server 2003
13 26 (1.78%) Mac OS X
14 21 (1.44%) AIX
15 20 (1.37%) Debian
16 16 (1.09%) Windows 10
16 16 (1.09%) Windows 8
17 14 (0.96%) Windows Embedded Compact
18 12 (0.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 313 (21.39%) Agile Software Development
2 250 (17.09%) Software Engineering
3 228 (15.58%) DevOps
4 150 (10.25%) ITIL
5 142 (9.71%) Mathematics
6 115 (7.86%) Continuous Integration
6 115 (7.86%) Scrum
7 112 (7.66%) Configuration Management
8 107 (7.31%) OO
9 103 (7.04%) SOA
10 98 (6.70%) Open Source
10 98 (6.70%) Web Development
11 84 (5.74%) MVC
12 69 (4.72%) Physics
13 66 (4.51%) Performance Tuning
14 62 (4.24%) ETL
14 62 (4.24%) SDLC
15 57 (3.90%) Multithreading
15 57 (3.90%) Visualisation
16 56 (3.83%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 410 (28.02%) SQL
2 402 (27.48%) Python
3 401 (27.41%) Java
4 271 (18.52%) JavaScript
5 244 (16.68%) Perl
6 239 (16.34%) C++
7 182 (12.44%) C
8 181 (12.37%) Bash Shell
9 144 (9.84%) C#
10 140 (9.57%) PHP
11 126 (8.61%) Shell Script
12 96 (6.56%) PL/SQL
13 80 (5.47%) PowerShell
14 72 (4.92%) Ruby
15 40 (2.73%) T-SQL
16 25 (1.71%) MATLAB
16 25 (1.71%) VBScript
17 21 (1.44%) Embedded C
18 18 (1.23%) VB
19 15 (1.03%) Scala
Qualifications
1 362 (24.74%) Degree
2 48 (3.28%) PhD
3 33 (2.26%) Cisco Certification
4 32 (2.19%) Microsoft Certification
5 21 (1.44%) CCNA
6 20 (1.37%) OCP
6 20 (1.37%) Oracle Certification
7 19 (1.30%) CCNP
8 16 (1.09%) MCSA
8 16 (1.09%) Security Cleared
9 14 (0.96%) MCSE
10 13 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
10 13 (0.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 11 (0.75%) RHCE
11 11 (0.75%) SC Cleared
12 10 (0.68%) Postgraduate
13 9 (0.62%) Network+ Certification
14 8 (0.55%) A+ Certification
14 8 (0.55%) MCP
14 8 (0.55%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (4.72%) QA
2 49 (3.35%) SLA
3 23 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (0.62%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.27%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.21%) ISO13485
7 2 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.068%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.068%) WAI
8 1 (0.068%) WCAG
System Software
1 168 (11.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 125 (8.54%) Active Directory
3 71 (4.85%) Docker
4 61 (4.17%) Hyper-V
5 60 (4.10%) vSphere
6 31 (2.12%) Firmware
7 25 (1.71%) Virtual Machines
8 24 (1.64%) KVM
9 23 (1.57%) Oracle RAC
10 22 (1.50%) VMware ESXi
11 17 (1.16%) VMware ESX
12 12 (0.82%) LXC
12 12 (0.82%) vCloud
12 12 (0.82%) Virtual Servers
13 11 (0.75%) Terminal Services
13 11 (0.75%) Xen
14 9 (0.62%) iptables
15 7 (0.48%) Dovecot
15 7 (0.48%) Samba
16 6 (0.41%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 136 (9.30%) Puppet
2 97 (6.63%) Opscode Chef
3 48 (3.28%) Ansible
4 44 (3.01%) Nagios
5 30 (2.05%) SCCM
6 25 (1.71%) Packer
7 22 (1.50%) Data Guard
8 21 (1.44%) Oracle RMAN
8 21 (1.44%) Terraform
9 18 (1.23%) SCOM
10 17 (1.16%) Tivoli
11 15 (1.03%) Salt
12 14 (0.96%) Grafana
12 14 (0.96%) ZABBIX
13 13 (0.89%) Backup Exec
14 11 (0.75%) NetBackup
15 10 (0.68%) Munin
16 9 (0.62%) HAProxy
17 7 (0.48%) Kibana
17 7 (0.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 325 (22.21%) Oracle
2 230 (15.72%) Microsoft
3 208 (14.22%) VMware
4 124 (8.48%) Red Hat
5 98 (6.70%) Cisco
6 64 (4.37%) IBM
7 47 (3.21%) NetApp
8 37 (2.53%) CheckPoint
9 34 (2.32%) Citrix
10 31 (2.12%) F5
11 28 (1.91%) Sun
12 24 (1.64%) Blue Coat
12 24 (1.64%) Juniper
12 24 (1.64%) Xamarin
13 21 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
14 20 (1.37%) Atlassian
14 20 (1.37%) EMC
14 20 (1.37%) HP
15 17 (1.16%) Sitecore
16 14 (0.96%) Veeam
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
set2recruit
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: 40,000 to £50,000
Posted: 9 hours ago
Braintree, Essex
Hurren and Hope
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 15 hours ago
Norfolk
Sanderson
Posted: 12 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Essex
Oliver Marks Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum Flexible salary DOE with additional
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum Pension + Stock + More
Posted: 5 hours ago
Newmarket, Suffolk
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits & Training
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k DoE + options
Posted: 10 hours ago
Braintree, Essex
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum Salary DOE + Stock + More
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Excellent company benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + 10% Pension + 15% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum Stock Options + More
Posted: 6 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £62000 Per Annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Pure Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Healthcare, 25 Days Holid
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000 + 20% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + good range of benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Pure Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Pure Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Hiring People
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Salary: From £33,000 to £45,000 per annum benefits
Posted: 3 days ago