Period
to 2 July 2020

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 2 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
England > East of England
6 months to
2 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 17 10 13
Rank change year-on-year -7 +3 +6
Permanent jobs citing Linux 406 986 1,636
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 11.20% 12.98% 13.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.30% 46.73% 48.52%
Number of salaries quoted 352 753 1,176
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,180
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.18% +15.96%
10th Percentile £31,325 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £67,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 983 2,110 3,372
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 27.12% 27.78% 27.32%
Number of salaries quoted 792 1,582 2,495
Median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% - +8.43%
10th Percentile £25,750 £24,000 £24,600
90th Percentile £77,500 £65,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 2 July 2020.

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 2 July 2020. 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 -2 171 £45,000 -10.00% 62
Hertfordshire +5 145 £50,000 -9.09% 31
Essex -14 45 £55,000 +37.50% 7
Suffolk -5 22 £55,000 +10.00% 4
Bedfordshire -5 19 £75,000 +66.67% 4
Norfolk -11 4 £45,000 - 2
Linux
England

For the 6 months to 2 July 2020, 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.

1 153 (37.68%) Windows
2 116 (28.57%) Python
3 101 (24.88%) Agile Software Development
4 100 (24.63%) AWS
5 95 (23.40%) Git (software)
6 94 (23.15%) Software Engineering
7 92 (22.66%) SQL
8 89 (21.92%) C++
9 87 (21.43%) Docker
10 83 (20.44%) Azure
11 82 (20.20%) Microsoft
12 78 (19.21%) DevOps
13 77 (18.97%) JavaScript
14 76 (18.72%) Degree
15 75 (18.47%) Problem-Solving
16 68 (16.75%) Jenkins
17 67 (16.50%) MySQL
18 66 (16.26%) Java
19 65 (16.01%) VMware
20 63 (15.52%) Bash Shell
21 61 (15.02%) PHP
22 60 (14.78%) C
22 60 (14.78%) Analytical Skills
23 53 (13.05%) VMware Infrastructure
24 50 (12.32%) Machine Learning
25 49 (12.07%) SQL Server
26 48 (11.82%) Computer Science
27 47 (11.58%) Artificial Intelligence
27 47 (11.58%) Active Directory
28 46 (11.33%) PowerShell

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 28 (6.90%) Apache
2 27 (6.65%) Elasticsearch
3 15 (3.69%) Apache Spark
4 8 (1.97%) Confluence
4 8 (1.97%) Tomcat
5 6 (1.48%) CMS
6 5 (1.23%) IIS
6 5 (1.23%) WordPress
7 4 (0.99%) OpenStack
8 3 (0.74%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.49%) Alfresco
9 2 (0.49%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.49%) nginx
10 1 (0.25%) Apache Pulsar
10 1 (0.25%) Documentum
10 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.25%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.25%) SugarCRM
10 1 (0.25%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.25%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 14 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (2.71%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.25%) CATIA
3 1 (0.25%) Gephi
3 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.25%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 7 (1.72%) Magento
2 4 (0.99%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (0.99%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.25%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 100 (24.63%) AWS
2 83 (20.44%) Azure
3 34 (8.37%) Office 365
4 23 (5.67%) GCP
5 16 (3.94%) AWS CloudFormation
6 12 (2.96%) Serverless
7 7 (1.72%) GitHub
7 7 (1.72%) Slack
8 6 (1.48%) Azure Active Directory
8 6 (1.48%) SaaS
9 5 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.99%) Cloudflare
11 3 (0.74%) G Suite
11 3 (0.74%) npm
11 3 (0.74%) Sumo Logic
12 2 (0.49%) Akamai
12 2 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.49%) IaaS
12 2 (0.49%) OpenShift
12 2 (0.49%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 41 (10.10%) Firewall
2 23 (5.67%) Internet
3 21 (5.17%) WAN
4 16 (3.94%) LAN
4 16 (3.94%) VPN
5 15 (3.69%) TCP/IP
6 12 (2.96%) DNS
6 12 (2.96%) HTTP
7 10 (2.46%) SAN
7 10 (2.46%) Wireless
8 9 (2.22%) Network Security
8 9 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (1.72%) Bluetooth
9 7 (1.72%) Skype
10 6 (1.48%) IPv4
10 6 (1.48%) IPv6
11 5 (1.23%) DHCP
11 5 (1.23%) IPsec
11 5 (1.23%) NAS
11 5 (1.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (16.50%) MySQL
2 49 (12.07%) SQL Server
3 19 (4.68%) Big Data
4 17 (4.19%) NoSQL
5 15 (3.69%) Relational Database
5 15 (3.69%) Text Mining
6 14 (3.45%) MS Access
7 12 (2.96%) MongoDB
8 11 (2.71%) SQL Server 2012
8 11 (2.71%) SQL Server 2016
9 10 (2.46%) PostgreSQL
9 10 (2.46%) Redis
10 8 (1.97%) Apache Hive
10 8 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (1.97%) Impala
10 8 (1.97%) MariaDB
11 7 (1.72%) Apache Kudu
11 7 (1.72%) OLTP
12 6 (1.48%) Apache Ignite
12 6 (1.48%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 95 (23.40%) Git (software)
2 68 (16.75%) Jenkins
3 40 (9.85%) JIRA
4 21 (5.17%) GitLab
5 20 (4.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 19 (4.68%) Maven
7 17 (4.19%) TeamCity
8 15 (3.69%) CMake
9 14 (3.45%) Travis CI
10 11 (2.71%) Visual Studio
11 7 (1.72%) Artifactory
12 6 (1.48%) Bitbucket
12 6 (1.48%) CircleCI
13 5 (1.23%) GNU Toolchain
13 5 (1.23%) Redmine
13 5 (1.23%) SonarQube
13 5 (1.23%) Subversion
14 4 (0.99%) Gradle
14 4 (0.99%) Selenium
15 3 (0.74%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 29 (7.14%) Finance
2 24 (5.91%) Retail
3 21 (5.17%) Telecoms
4 19 (4.68%) Manufacturing
5 18 (4.43%) Electronics
6 15 (3.69%) Marketing
7 13 (3.20%) Law
7 13 (3.20%) Public Sector
8 9 (2.22%) Legal
9 7 (1.72%) Advertising
10 4 (0.99%) Banking
10 4 (0.99%) Games
11 1 (0.25%) Automotive
11 1 (0.25%) Digital Economy
11 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.25%) French Language
11 1 (0.25%) German Language
11 1 (0.25%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 106 (26.11%) Developer
2 72 (17.73%) Software Engineer
3 39 (9.61%) DevOps Engineer
4 33 (8.13%) Linux Engineer
5 28 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 27 (6.65%) Senior Software Engineer
7 24 (5.91%) C++ Software Engineer
8 23 (5.67%) Cloud Engineer
9 17 (4.19%) Java Developer
9 17 (4.19%) Junior
10 16 (3.94%) Embedded Engineer
10 16 (3.94%) PHP Developer
11 15 (3.69%) Architect
11 15 (3.69%) Azure Engineer
11 15 (3.69%) C++ Developer
12 14 (3.45%) Support Engineer
12 14 (3.45%) Windows Engineer
13 13 (3.20%) IT Engineer
13 13 (3.20%) Junior Developer
13 13 (3.20%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (9.61%) .NET
2 37 (9.11%) Web Services
3 33 (8.13%) CSS
3 33 (8.13%) HTML
4 30 (7.39%) AngularJS
5 27 (6.65%) Spring
6 26 (6.40%) jQuery
6 26 (6.40%) RESTful
7 24 (5.91%) React
8 21 (5.17%) Node.js
9 17 (4.19%) LAMP
10 15 (3.69%) HTML5
11 14 (3.45%) Laravel
11 14 (3.45%) REST
11 14 (3.45%) Spring Boot
12 12 (2.96%) Elastic Stack
13 11 (2.71%) OpenGL
13 11 (2.71%) SOAP
14 10 (2.46%) CSS3
15 8 (1.97%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 60 (14.78%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (6.16%) User Experience
3 19 (4.68%) Self-Motivation
4 16 (3.94%) Linux Command Line
5 15 (3.69%) Life Science
6 12 (2.96%) Algorithms
6 12 (2.96%) Embedded Systems
7 11 (2.71%) Cloud Native
8 10 (2.46%) Data Centre
8 10 (2.46%) Public Cloud
9 9 (2.22%) Music Streaming
10 8 (1.97%) Animation
10 8 (1.97%) Photography
11 7 (1.72%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 7 (1.72%) Wiki
12 5 (1.23%) Blog
12 5 (1.23%) Media Streaming
12 5 (1.23%) Security Operations Centre
13 4 (0.99%) Greenfield Project
13 4 (0.99%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 153 (37.68%) Windows
2 37 (9.11%) Windows Server
3 35 (8.62%) Unix
4 22 (5.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (4.43%) CentOS
5 18 (4.43%) Ubuntu
6 12 (2.96%) Debian
7 10 (2.46%) Embedded Linux
8 8 (1.97%) Mac OS
8 8 (1.97%) Mac OS X
9 7 (1.72%) AIX
10 6 (1.48%) Solaris
11 4 (0.99%) Android
11 4 (0.99%) Windows Server 2016
12 3 (0.74%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.49%) Fedora
13 2 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.49%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (24.88%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (23.15%) Software Engineering
3 78 (19.21%) DevOps
4 75 (18.47%) Problem-Solving
5 50 (12.32%) Machine Learning
6 48 (11.82%) Computer Science
7 47 (11.58%) Artificial Intelligence
8 42 (10.34%) Scrum
9 31 (7.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 29 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
11 26 (6.40%) Multithreading
12 25 (6.16%) OO
12 25 (6.16%) Test Automation
13 22 (5.42%) Continuous Delivery
13 22 (5.42%) SDLC
14 21 (5.17%) Business Intelligence
15 20 (4.93%) Analytics
16 19 (4.68%) ITIL
16 19 (4.68%) Mathematics
17 18 (4.43%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 116 (28.57%) Python
2 92 (22.66%) SQL
3 89 (21.92%) C++
4 77 (18.97%) JavaScript
5 66 (16.26%) Java
6 63 (15.52%) Bash Shell
7 61 (15.02%) PHP
8 60 (14.78%) C
9 46 (11.33%) PowerShell
10 35 (8.62%) C#
11 25 (6.16%) Perl
12 17 (4.19%) Shell Script
12 17 (4.19%) VB
13 14 (3.45%) VBA
14 13 (3.20%) Embedded C
15 12 (2.96%) T-SQL
16 10 (2.46%) VBScript
17 9 (2.22%) Go
17 9 (2.22%) Rust
18 7 (1.72%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 76 (18.72%) Degree
2 36 (8.87%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (4.19%) Security Cleared
4 9 (2.22%) SC Cleared
5 8 (1.97%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (1.97%) SANS
6 6 (1.48%) CCNA
6 6 (1.48%) DV Cleared
6 6 (1.48%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (1.23%) CCNP
8 4 (0.99%) CISSP
8 4 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (0.99%) MCSE
9 3 (0.74%) CompTIA Security+
9 3 (0.74%) GIAC
9 3 (0.74%) ISEB
9 3 (0.74%) Linux+ Certification
9 3 (0.74%) MCSA
9 3 (0.74%) Network+ Certification
9 3 (0.74%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 19 (4.68%) SLA
2 15 (3.69%) QA
3 5 (1.23%) AICPA
3 5 (1.23%) COBIT
3 5 (1.23%) NIST
4 3 (0.74%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.49%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.25%) JTAG
6 1 (0.25%) SEPA
System Software
1 87 (21.43%) Docker
2 53 (13.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (11.58%) Active Directory
4 34 (8.37%) Hyper-V
5 23 (5.67%) vSphere
6 12 (2.96%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (2.46%) VirtualBox
8 9 (2.22%) Xen
9 8 (1.97%) Apache Flume
10 7 (1.72%) vCloud
11 4 (0.99%) Firmware
12 3 (0.74%) iptables
12 3 (0.74%) KVM
12 3 (0.74%) pfSense
13 2 (0.49%) HDFS
13 2 (0.49%) NFS
13 2 (0.49%) Samba
14 1 (0.25%) Slurm Workload Manager
14 1 (0.25%) Snort
14 1 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 44 (10.84%) Kubernetes
2 43 (10.59%) Ansible
3 25 (6.16%) Puppet
4 23 (5.67%) Terraform
5 16 (3.94%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (2.46%) Kibana
7 8 (1.97%) logstash
7 8 (1.97%) Oozie
8 7 (1.72%) Grafana
9 6 (1.48%) Graylog
9 6 (1.48%) Nagios
10 5 (1.23%) Prometheus
10 5 (1.23%) ZABBIX
11 4 (0.99%) Graphite
11 4 (0.99%) Opsgenie
11 4 (0.99%) SCOM
11 4 (0.99%) vRealize
11 4 (0.99%) WSUS
12 3 (0.74%) Single Sign-On
12 3 (0.74%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 82 (20.20%) Microsoft
2 65 (16.01%) VMware
3 24 (5.91%) Cisco
4 21 (5.17%) Google
5 18 (4.43%) HP
6 17 (4.19%) Oracle
7 15 (3.69%) SAP
8 13 (3.20%) Veeam
9 12 (2.96%) Juniper
10 11 (2.71%) Red Hat
11 10 (2.46%) Tableau
12 9 (2.22%) Zend
13 7 (1.72%) Atlassian
13 7 (1.72%) Autodesk
13 7 (1.72%) New Relic
13 7 (1.72%) Spotify
14 6 (1.48%) NetApp
14 6 (1.48%) Splunk
15 5 (1.23%) Citrix
16 4 (0.99%) EMC