Period
to 6 December 2019

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 6 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
England > East of England
6 months to
6 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 12 16 15
Rank change year-on-year +4 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 846 1,136 1,504
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 12.64% 11.25% 12.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 48.10% 43.59% 46.42%
Number of salaries quoted 543 822 1,210
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% +5.00% +6.38%
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,025 £30,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £76,250 £71,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 1,759 2,606 3,240
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 26.29% 25.81% 26.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1,261 1,892 2,635
East of England median annual salary £43,000 £45,000 £44,296
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.44% +1.59% +4.22%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £23,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -

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 6 December 2019.

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 6 December 2019. 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 +2 396 £45,000 -14.29% 188
Hertfordshire +3 233 £47,500 -20.83% 55
Bedfordshire +3 88 £57,500 +9.52% 7
Suffolk +18 64 £50,000 +35.14% 14
Essex -2 46 £42,500 -10.53% 27
Norfolk -8 18 £35,000 -2.78% 8
East Anglia - 1 £65,000 -
Linux
England

For the 6 months to 6 December 2019, 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.

1 303 (35.82%) Python
2 298 (35.22%) Windows
3 215 (25.41%) Agile Software Development
4 212 (25.06%) Java
5 211 (24.94%) Software Engineering
6 175 (20.69%) DevOps
7 169 (19.98%) AWS
8 159 (18.79%) Degree
9 158 (18.68%) C
10 150 (17.73%) SQL
11 146 (17.26%) Problem-Solving
12 144 (17.02%) Git (software)
13 138 (16.31%) C++
14 132 (15.60%) Microsoft
15 128 (15.13%) Unix
16 124 (14.66%) Bash Shell
17 113 (13.36%) Computer Science
18 112 (13.24%) Azure
19 111 (13.12%) Firewall
20 109 (12.88%) Oracle
20 109 (12.88%) Test Automation
21 105 (12.41%) Scrum
22 101 (11.94%) Ansible
23 97 (11.47%) VMware
24 95 (11.23%) ITIL
25 92 (10.87%) SQL Server
25 92 (10.87%) JavaScript
26 91 (10.76%) Active Directory
27 90 (10.64%) PHP
27 90 (10.64%) Kubernetes

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 39 (4.61%) nginx
2 31 (3.66%) Apache
3 28 (3.31%) Apache Spark
4 21 (2.48%) SharePoint
5 20 (2.36%) OpenStack
6 17 (2.01%) Tomcat
7 16 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
8 14 (1.65%) IIS
8 14 (1.65%) JBoss
9 9 (1.06%) Confluence
10 8 (0.95%) WebLogic
11 7 (0.83%) MS Exchange
12 5 (0.59%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.35%) Cloud Foundry
13 3 (0.35%) CloudStack
14 2 (0.24%) Apache Solr
14 2 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2013
14 2 (0.24%) Oracle Workflow
14 2 (0.24%) SugarCRM
14 2 (0.24%) WordPress
Applications
1 36 (4.26%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (2.01%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (1.30%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.47%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.12%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 13 (1.54%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.24%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.12%) Odoo
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.12%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 169 (19.98%) AWS
2 112 (13.24%) Azure
3 66 (7.80%) GCP
4 39 (4.61%) Office 365
5 36 (4.26%) SaaS
6 28 (3.31%) IaaS
7 25 (2.96%) PaaS
8 17 (2.01%) GitHub
9 13 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
10 12 (1.42%) AWS CloudFormation
11 10 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
12 9 (1.06%) Serverless
13 8 (0.95%) OpenShift
13 8 (0.95%) Stackdriver
14 5 (0.59%) OneDrive
15 4 (0.47%) Dynamics 365
16 3 (0.35%) AWS Lambda
16 3 (0.35%) Azure Active Directory
16 3 (0.35%) Cloudflare
16 3 (0.35%) DigitalOcean
Communications & Networking
1 111 (13.12%) Firewall
2 84 (9.93%) TCP/IP
3 54 (6.38%) DNS
4 30 (3.55%) LAN
4 30 (3.55%) WAN
5 26 (3.07%) Wi-Fi
6 25 (2.96%) VPN
7 24 (2.84%) Internet
8 23 (2.72%) OSPF
9 21 (2.48%) HTTP
10 19 (2.25%) BGP
10 19 (2.25%) Wireshark
11 16 (1.89%) SSL
12 14 (1.65%) VLAN
12 14 (1.65%) VoIP
13 13 (1.54%) Cisco Nexus
13 13 (1.54%) DHCP
14 12 (1.42%) 4G
14 12 (1.42%) 5G
14 12 (1.42%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (10.87%) SQL Server
2 79 (9.34%) MySQL
3 56 (6.62%) Relational Database
4 48 (5.67%) Big Data
5 42 (4.96%) PostgreSQL
6 32 (3.78%) MongoDB
7 31 (3.66%) Data Warehouse
8 25 (2.96%) Apache Hive
8 25 (2.96%) Impala
8 25 (2.96%) OLTP
9 17 (2.01%) Oracle Database
10 16 (1.89%) SQL Server 2016
11 15 (1.77%) Apache Cassandra
11 15 (1.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 13 (1.54%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 13 (1.54%) OLAP
13 12 (1.42%) Apache Kudu
13 12 (1.42%) Hadoop
14 10 (1.18%) MS Access
14 10 (1.18%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 144 (17.02%) Git (software)
2 80 (9.46%) Jenkins
3 75 (8.87%) JIRA
4 36 (4.26%) Selenium
5 34 (4.02%) Artifactory
6 33 (3.90%) Sonatype Nexus
7 27 (3.19%) Cucumber
8 20 (2.36%) JUnit
9 17 (2.01%) Bitbucket
10 16 (1.89%) git-flow
10 16 (1.89%) Gradle
11 13 (1.54%) Bitbucket Server
12 12 (1.42%) REST Assured
12 12 (1.42%) TestNG
12 12 (1.42%) WebDriver
13 11 (1.30%) Charles Proxy
13 11 (1.30%) JBehave
13 11 (1.30%) JMeter
13 11 (1.30%) Maven
13 11 (1.30%) Postman
General
1 50 (5.91%) Banking
2 43 (5.08%) Electronics
3 42 (4.96%) Finance
4 35 (4.14%) Automotive
5 28 (3.31%) Retail
6 26 (3.07%) Games
7 24 (2.84%) Telecoms
8 21 (2.48%) Marketing
9 18 (2.13%) Manufacturing
10 17 (2.01%) Military
11 11 (1.30%) Public Sector
12 10 (1.18%) Publishing
13 8 (0.95%) Legal
14 6 (0.71%) Advertising
14 6 (0.71%) Police
15 4 (0.47%) Aerospace
15 4 (0.47%) Billing
16 3 (0.35%) Law
16 3 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
17 1 (0.12%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 132 (15.60%) Software Engineer
2 126 (14.89%) Developer
3 81 (9.57%) DevOps Engineer
4 70 (8.27%) Linux Engineer
5 52 (6.15%) Java Engineer
6 49 (5.79%) Analyst
6 49 (5.79%) Java Software Engineer
7 48 (5.67%) Senior Software Engineer
8 47 (5.56%) Administrator
9 46 (5.44%) Consultant
10 40 (4.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 40 (4.73%) Support Engineer
11 38 (4.49%) Architect
12 34 (4.02%) IT Support
13 29 (3.43%) DBA
14 28 (3.31%) Embedded Engineer
14 28 (3.31%) Service Desk Support
15 26 (3.07%) Python Developer
16 25 (2.96%) 2nd Line Support
16 25 (2.96%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (5.32%) Kafka
1 45 (5.32%) Spring
2 43 (5.08%) .NET
2 43 (5.08%) HTML
3 42 (4.96%) LAMP
4 41 (4.85%) CSS
5 40 (4.73%) Web Services
6 36 (4.26%) Elastic Stack
7 31 (3.66%) OpenGL
8 25 (2.96%) LDAP
8 25 (2.96%) Vulkan
9 23 (2.72%) JSON
10 22 (2.60%) jQuery
10 22 (2.60%) React
11 21 (2.48%) AngularJS
12 20 (2.36%) OpenGL ES
13 19 (2.25%) XML
14 18 (2.13%) Laravel
14 18 (2.13%) Node.js
15 17 (2.01%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 83 (9.81%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (4.61%) Replication
3 37 (4.37%) Client/Server
4 36 (4.26%) Data Centre
5 33 (3.90%) Virtual Team
6 25 (2.96%) Self-Motivation
7 23 (2.72%) Management Information System
8 22 (2.60%) Renewable Energy
8 22 (2.60%) Smartphone
9 21 (2.48%) Algorithms
10 18 (2.13%) User Experience
11 17 (2.01%) Cyber Kill Chain
11 17 (2.01%) Linux Command Line
12 16 (1.89%) Analytical Mindset
12 16 (1.89%) Embedded Systems
13 14 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
14 13 (1.54%) Enterprise Cloud
15 12 (1.42%) Driving Licence
15 12 (1.42%) Greenfield Project
16 11 (1.30%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 298 (35.22%) Windows
2 128 (15.13%) Unix
3 79 (9.34%) Windows Server
4 58 (6.86%) Android
5 52 (6.15%) CentOS
6 38 (4.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 35 (4.14%) Ubuntu
8 30 (3.55%) Mac OS
9 20 (2.36%) AIX
10 19 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
11 18 (2.13%) Embedded Linux
12 17 (2.01%) Windows 10
12 17 (2.01%) Windows Server 2008
13 14 (1.65%) Apple iOS
13 14 (1.65%) Debian
13 14 (1.65%) Windows 7
14 6 (0.71%) Solaris
15 5 (0.59%) SUSE
16 4 (0.47%) Mac OS X
17 3 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (25.41%) Agile Software Development
2 211 (24.94%) Software Engineering
3 175 (20.69%) DevOps
4 146 (17.26%) Problem-Solving
5 113 (13.36%) Computer Science
6 109 (12.88%) Test Automation
7 105 (12.41%) Scrum
8 95 (11.23%) ITIL
9 71 (8.39%) Continuous Integration
10 68 (8.04%) TDD
11 66 (7.80%) Configuration Management
11 66 (7.80%) Continuous Improvement
11 66 (7.80%) Cybersecurity
12 60 (7.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 55 (6.50%) SDLC
14 51 (6.03%) Kanban
15 49 (5.79%) Technical Leadership
16 48 (5.67%) Mathematics
17 47 (5.56%) Project Management
18 42 (4.96%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 303 (35.82%) Python
2 212 (25.06%) Java
3 158 (18.68%) C
4 150 (17.73%) SQL
5 138 (16.31%) C++
6 124 (14.66%) Bash Shell
7 92 (10.87%) JavaScript
8 90 (10.64%) PHP
9 57 (6.74%) Perl
10 54 (6.38%) PowerShell
11 48 (5.67%) Ruby
12 44 (5.20%) C#
13 38 (4.49%) Shell Script
14 21 (2.48%) R
15 16 (1.89%) Embedded C
15 16 (1.89%) T-SQL
16 11 (1.30%) Go
16 11 (1.30%) Groovy
16 11 (1.30%) PHP 5
16 11 (1.30%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 159 (18.79%) Degree
2 70 (8.27%) Computer Science Degree
3 32 (3.78%) Cisco Certification
3 32 (3.78%) Security Cleared
4 28 (3.31%) SC Cleared
5 24 (2.84%) CCNA
6 16 (1.89%) CCNP
7 14 (1.65%) PhD
8 12 (1.42%) CISSP
9 9 (1.06%) CCSA
9 9 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (0.95%) CCSE
10 8 (0.95%) CEH
10 8 (0.95%) Postgraduate
11 7 (0.83%) Check Point Certification
11 7 (0.83%) JNCIE
11 7 (0.83%) JNCIP
11 7 (0.83%) JNCIS
12 5 (0.59%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (6.38%) SLA
2 45 (5.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 38 (4.49%) QA
4 10 (1.18%) PSD2
5 8 (0.95%) HIPAA
6 6 (0.71%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.47%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.35%) COBIT
8 3 (0.35%) Cyber Essentials
8 3 (0.35%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 2 (0.24%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.24%) GDPR
10 1 (0.12%) ISO 13485
10 1 (0.12%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 91 (10.76%) Active Directory
2 80 (9.46%) Docker
3 56 (6.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 38 (4.49%) Hyper-V
5 25 (2.96%) Apache Flume
6 17 (2.01%) VMware ESXi
7 12 (1.42%) Virtual Machines
7 12 (1.42%) Virtual Servers
8 10 (1.18%) HDFS
8 10 (1.18%) vSphere
9 4 (0.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 4 (0.47%) Samba
9 4 (0.47%) Snort
10 3 (0.35%) KVM
10 3 (0.35%) LXC
10 3 (0.35%) vCloud
11 2 (0.24%) SRDF
11 2 (0.24%) VirtualBox
11 2 (0.24%) VMware NSX
11 2 (0.24%) Xen
Systems Management
1 101 (11.94%) Ansible
2 90 (10.64%) Kubernetes
3 89 (10.52%) Puppet
4 38 (4.49%) Opscode Chef
5 27 (3.19%) Terraform
6 25 (2.96%) Oozie
6 25 (2.96%) Single Sign-On
7 23 (2.72%) SCCM
8 17 (2.01%) Kibana
8 17 (2.01%) logstash
9 16 (1.89%) HAProxy
10 14 (1.65%) SCOM
11 13 (1.54%) Foglight
11 13 (1.54%) LiteSpeed
12 11 (1.30%) WSUS
13 10 (1.18%) Nagios
14 8 (0.95%) Norton AntiVirus
14 8 (0.95%) Prometheus
14 8 (0.95%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 8 (0.95%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 132 (15.60%) Microsoft
2 109 (12.88%) Oracle
3 97 (11.47%) VMware
4 81 (9.57%) WorldPay
5 56 (6.62%) Google
6 41 (4.85%) Cisco
7 40 (4.73%) Red Hat
8 23 (2.72%) FIS
9 21 (2.48%) Splunk
10 16 (1.89%) Dell
10 16 (1.89%) Juniper
11 15 (1.77%) SolarWinds
11 15 (1.77%) Symantec
12 14 (1.65%) Percona
13 13 (1.54%) CheckPoint
13 13 (1.54%) Qualys
14 12 (1.42%) IBM
15 11 (1.30%) F5
15 11 (1.30%) HP
16 10 (1.18%) SAP