Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
England > East of England
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 15 16
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 1,483 1,536 1,537
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 12.54% 12.36% 10.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 46.31% 49.93% 39.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1,145 1,304 1,318
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +7.78%

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 3,202 3,076 3,860
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 27.08% 24.75% 26.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2,552 2,536 3,183
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £23,500 £24,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 -6 754 £50,000 +11.11% 206
Hertfordshire +2 543 £57,500 +15.00% 73
Essex -17 85 £45,000 -5.26% 24
Bedfordshire +6 52 £50,000 +3.09% 9
Norfolk -4 26 £41,250 +10.00% 8
Suffolk -16 23 £45,000 +2.86% 11
Linux
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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.

1 568 (38.30%) Windows
2 547 (36.88%) Python
3 538 (36.28%) Software Engineering
4 415 (27.98%) Degree
5 410 (27.65%) Java
6 404 (27.24%) C++
7 365 (24.61%) C
8 355 (23.94%) Agile Software Development
9 322 (21.71%) Computer Science
10 282 (19.02%) DevOps
11 260 (17.53%) SQL
12 251 (16.93%) VMware
13 249 (16.79%) Unix
14 226 (15.24%) JavaScript
15 211 (14.23%) Amazon AWS
16 207 (13.96%) Mathematics
17 180 (12.14%) Oracle
18 177 (11.94%) HTML
19 166 (11.19%) TCP/IP
20 164 (11.06%) OO
21 160 (10.79%) Open Source
22 155 (10.45%) Bash Shell
23 152 (10.25%) MySQL
24 144 (9.71%) Puppet
25 140 (9.44%) Scrum
26 138 (9.31%) C#
26 138 (9.31%) Git (software)
27 136 (9.17%) Docker
28 134 (9.04%) OpenStack
29 133 (8.97%) E-Commerce

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
1 134 (9.04%) OpenStack
2 97 (6.54%) Apache
3 49 (3.30%) Tomcat
4 30 (2.02%) WebLogic
5 29 (1.96%) JBoss
6 28 (1.89%) IIS
7 26 (1.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 25 (1.69%) Confluence
9 22 (1.48%) Elasticsearch
10 21 (1.42%) MS Exchange
11 18 (1.21%) SharePoint
11 18 (1.21%) Skype for Business
11 18 (1.21%) WebSphere
12 17 (1.15%) Apache Spark
13 15 (1.01%) Oracle Service Bus
14 11 (0.74%) nginx
15 10 (0.67%) GlassFish
16 9 (0.61%) Cloud Foundry
16 9 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
16 9 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 25 (1.69%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (0.67%) MS Visio
3 6 (0.40%) Weka
4 4 (0.27%) EngageOne
4 4 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.20%) SOLIDWORKS
6 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (0.61%) JDE EnterpriseOne
1 9 (0.61%) SAP R/3
2 6 (0.40%) Magento
3 5 (0.34%) ResourceLink
4 4 (0.27%) Exstream
5 3 (0.20%) Sage 200
6 2 (0.13%) BASE24
6 2 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.13%) Postilion
Cloud Services
1 211 (14.23%) Amazon AWS
2 109 (7.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 52 (3.51%) Office 365
4 45 (3.03%) SaaS
5 32 (2.16%) GitHub
6 23 (1.55%) Amazon EC2
7 22 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
7 22 (1.48%) Google Cloud Platform
8 18 (1.21%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 16 (1.08%) AWS CloudFormation
10 10 (0.67%) Google App Engine
10 10 (0.67%) Google Compute Engine
11 8 (0.54%) Azure Active Directory
11 8 (0.54%) Mimecast
11 8 (0.54%) Route 53
11 8 (0.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 7 (0.47%) Amazon S3
12 7 (0.47%) PaaS
13 6 (0.40%) Akamai
14 5 (0.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 166 (11.19%) TCP/IP
2 106 (7.15%) Wireless
3 95 (6.41%) DNS
4 93 (6.27%) Firewall
5 78 (5.26%) Internet
6 70 (4.72%) DHCP
7 66 (4.45%) VPN
8 32 (2.16%) Wi-Fi
9 28 (1.89%) WAN
10 26 (1.75%) VoIP
11 25 (1.69%) HTTP
12 23 (1.55%) SAN
13 22 (1.48%) MPLS
14 20 (1.35%) SNMP
14 20 (1.35%) SSL
15 18 (1.21%) NAS
16 17 (1.15%) Bluetooth
17 16 (1.08%) LAN
17 16 (1.08%) Network Security
18 15 (1.01%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (10.25%) MySQL
2 124 (8.36%) Relational Database
3 104 (7.01%) SQL Server
4 60 (4.05%) Oracle Database
5 59 (3.98%) NoSQL
6 57 (3.84%) RDBMS
7 55 (3.71%) PostgreSQL
8 51 (3.44%) MongoDB
9 43 (2.90%) Big Data
10 41 (2.76%) Oracle Database 12c
11 31 (2.09%) Hadoop
12 30 (2.02%) Apache Cassandra
13 27 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
14 26 (1.75%) Amazon RDS
15 18 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 16 (1.08%) Oracle Database 10g
17 13 (0.88%) SQL Server 2014
18 11 (0.74%) CouchDB
18 11 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
19 9 (0.61%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 138 (9.31%) Git (software)
2 86 (5.80%) Jenkins
3 72 (4.86%) JIRA
4 47 (3.17%) Subversion
5 32 (2.16%) Mercurial
6 27 (1.82%) Maven
7 24 (1.62%) Selenium
8 20 (1.35%) JUnit
9 15 (1.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 15 (1.01%) Eclipse
10 12 (0.81%) Bitbucket
10 12 (0.81%) GitLab
11 11 (0.74%) Visual Studio
12 10 (0.67%) GCC
12 10 (0.67%) Gerrit
12 10 (0.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 9 (0.61%) Jasmine
13 9 (0.61%) Mockito
14 8 (0.54%) Hudson
14 8 (0.54%) NUnit
General
1 128 (8.63%) Finance
2 74 (4.99%) Retail
3 60 (4.05%) Marketing
4 44 (2.97%) Electronics
5 35 (2.36%) Advertising
6 33 (2.23%) Telecoms
7 32 (2.16%) Games
8 24 (1.62%) Automotive
9 19 (1.28%) Multimedia
10 17 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
11 16 (1.08%) Legal
12 13 (0.88%) Manufacturing
12 13 (0.88%) Publishing
13 9 (0.61%) Banking
14 5 (0.34%) German Language
15 3 (0.20%) Aerospace
16 2 (0.13%) Military
17 1 (0.067%) French Language
17 1 (0.067%) Italian Language
17 1 (0.067%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 378 (25.49%) Software Engineer
2 317 (21.38%) Developer
3 231 (15.58%) C++ Software Engineer
4 221 (14.90%) Linux Engineer
5 138 (9.31%) C Software Engineer
6 129 (8.70%) Embedded Engineer
7 113 (7.62%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 113 (7.62%) Software Developer
8 100 (6.74%) DevOps Engineer
8 100 (6.74%) Senior Software Engineer
9 91 (6.14%) Graduate
10 87 (5.87%) C/C++ Software Engineer
11 78 (5.26%) C++ Developer
12 77 (5.19%) Java Developer
13 74 (4.99%) Embedded C++ Engineer
14 72 (4.86%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
15 71 (4.79%) Administrator
16 69 (4.65%) Embedded C Engineer
16 69 (4.65%) Systems Engineer
17 67 (4.52%) Developer/Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 177 (11.94%) HTML
2 128 (8.63%) Web Services
3 124 (8.36%) CSS
4 88 (5.93%) .NET
5 80 (5.39%) Spring
6 70 (4.72%) XML
7 66 (4.45%) jQuery
8 62 (4.18%) HTML5
9 56 (3.78%) AngularJS
10 50 (3.37%) ASP.NET
11 45 (3.03%) CSS3
12 44 (2.97%) REST
13 43 (2.90%) RESTful
14 42 (2.83%) J2EE
15 40 (2.70%) Middleware
16 37 (2.49%) Hibernate
17 33 (2.23%) SOAP
17 33 (2.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 31 (2.09%) LAMP
19 26 (1.75%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 322 (21.71%) Computer Science
2 117 (7.89%) Data Centre
3 99 (6.68%) Analytical Skills
4 78 (5.26%) Algorithms
5 54 (3.64%) Public Cloud
6 49 (3.30%) Embedded Systems
7 44 (2.97%) Management Information System
8 34 (2.29%) Life Science
8 34 (2.29%) Private Cloud
9 30 (2.02%) Device Driver
10 25 (1.69%) Data Structures
11 24 (1.62%) Linux Command Line
12 23 (1.55%) Clustering
13 22 (1.48%) User Experience
14 20 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
14 20 (1.35%) Internet of Things
14 20 (1.35%) Mobile App
15 17 (1.15%) Fintech
16 14 (0.94%) 3D Printing
16 14 (0.94%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 568 (38.30%) Windows
2 249 (16.79%) Unix
3 117 (7.89%) Windows Server
4 81 (5.46%) Embedded Linux
4 81 (5.46%) Ubuntu
5 61 (4.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 55 (3.71%) Debian
7 50 (3.37%) Solaris
8 47 (3.17%) CentOS
9 45 (3.03%) Android
10 38 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
11 36 (2.43%) Windows Server 2008
12 30 (2.02%) Mac OS X
13 28 (1.89%) Mac OS
14 27 (1.82%) Windows 7
15 26 (1.75%) AIX
15 26 (1.75%) Windows 10
16 22 (1.48%) CoreOS
17 19 (1.28%) Apple iOS
18 16 (1.08%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 538 (36.28%) Software Engineering
2 355 (23.94%) Agile Software Development
3 282 (19.02%) DevOps
4 207 (13.96%) Mathematics
5 164 (11.06%) OO
6 160 (10.79%) Open Source
7 140 (9.44%) Scrum
8 133 (8.97%) E-Commerce
9 132 (8.90%) Physics
10 119 (8.02%) Multithreading
11 107 (7.22%) TDD
12 104 (7.01%) Machine Learning
13 92 (6.20%) SDLC
14 89 (6.00%) Configuration Management
14 89 (6.00%) Continuous Integration
15 88 (5.93%) Test Automation
16 86 (5.80%) ITIL
17 68 (4.59%) Web Development
18 66 (4.45%) Mentoring
19 60 (4.05%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 547 (36.88%) Python
2 410 (27.65%) Java
3 404 (27.24%) C++
4 365 (24.61%) C
5 260 (17.53%) SQL
6 226 (15.24%) JavaScript
7 155 (10.45%) Bash Shell
8 138 (9.31%) C#
9 120 (8.09%) PHP
10 89 (6.00%) Perl
11 63 (4.25%) Embedded C
11 63 (4.25%) PowerShell
12 61 (4.11%) Ruby
13 53 (3.57%) Shell Script
14 51 (3.44%) Embedded C++
15 44 (2.97%) PL/SQL
16 42 (2.83%) MATLAB
17 22 (1.48%) Scala
18 19 (1.28%) VB.NET
19 18 (1.21%) VBA
Qualifications
1 415 (27.98%) Degree
2 86 (5.80%) Computer Science Degree
3 24 (1.62%) CISSP
4 23 (1.55%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (1.48%) Security Cleared
6 20 (1.35%) CISM
7 18 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
7 18 (1.21%) PhD
8 17 (1.15%) CISA
8 17 (1.15%) SC Cleared
9 15 (1.01%) CCNP
10 14 (0.94%) Oracle Certification
10 14 (0.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 12 (0.81%) CCNA
11 12 (0.81%) Numerate Degree
12 11 (0.74%) ISEB
12 11 (0.74%) ISTQB
12 11 (0.74%) MCSE
12 11 (0.74%) OCP
13 9 (0.61%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (2.49%) SLA
2 34 (2.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 24 (1.62%) QA
4 20 (1.35%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.40%) GDPR
7 5 (0.34%) COBIT
7 5 (0.34%) ISO 22301
8 3 (0.20%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.13%) ISO 13485
9 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 2 (0.13%) JTAG
10 1 (0.067%) ECSS
10 1 (0.067%) GCP
10 1 (0.067%) MISRA
System Software
1 136 (9.17%) Docker
2 105 (7.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 88 (5.93%) Active Directory
4 55 (3.71%) VMware ESXi
5 45 (3.03%) Hyper-V
6 40 (2.70%) Ceph
7 38 (2.56%) vSphere
8 24 (1.62%) VMware NSX
9 17 (1.15%) Virtual Machines
10 14 (0.94%) Oracle RAC
11 13 (0.88%) NFS
12 11 (0.74%) Firmware
13 10 (0.67%) KVM
13 10 (0.67%) Terminal Services
14 9 (0.61%) HDFS
14 9 (0.61%) LXC
14 9 (0.61%) Xen
15 8 (0.54%) Apache Flume
16 6 (0.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 6 (0.40%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 144 (9.71%) Puppet
2 114 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
3 101 (6.81%) Kubernetes
4 93 (6.27%) Ansible
5 30 (2.02%) vCenter Server
6 23 (1.55%) Data Guard
6 23 (1.55%) Oracle RMAN
7 22 (1.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 17 (1.15%) Terraform
9 11 (0.74%) Nagios
10 8 (0.54%) Backup Exec
10 8 (0.54%) Oozie
10 8 (0.54%) Salt
10 8 (0.54%) SCCM
11 7 (0.47%) Docker Swarm
11 7 (0.47%) Graphite
12 6 (0.40%) Cobbler
12 6 (0.40%) Grafana
12 6 (0.40%) vRealize
13 5 (0.34%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 251 (16.93%) VMware
2 180 (12.14%) Oracle
3 124 (8.36%) Microsoft
4 73 (4.92%) Red Hat
5 51 (3.44%) Google
6 41 (2.76%) Citrix
6 41 (2.76%) IBM
7 36 (2.43%) Cisco
8 33 (2.23%) Veeam
9 32 (2.16%) NetApp
10 28 (1.89%) Dell
11 24 (1.62%) Splunk
12 23 (1.55%) HP
12 23 (1.55%) Juniper
13 22 (1.48%) WorldPay
14 19 (1.28%) Sun
15 16 (1.08%) Atlassian
16 15 (1.01%) F5
16 15 (1.01%) SAP
16 15 (1.01%) Sybase