Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
England > East of England
6 months to
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 16 14 14
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 661 1,130 1,688
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 11.20% 12.49% 13.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.66% 45.79% 48.39%
Number of salaries quoted 440 823 1,266
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £52,340
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% -4.47% +16.31%
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £54,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.85% +8.00% -

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 1,480 2,468 3,488
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 25.08% 27.29% 27.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1,097 1,856 2,746
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,500 £24,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.05% +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 23 February 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 23 February 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 0 310 £43,500 -13.00% 176
Hertfordshire -2 179 £50,000 -9.09% 64
Bedfordshire +2 75 £70,000 +60.92% 11
Essex -17 46 £45,295 -27.53% 30
Suffolk +4 37 £55,000 +37.50% 9
Norfolk -19 13 £35,500 -1.39% 5
East Anglia - 1 £65,000 -
Linux
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 253 (38.28%) Windows
2 197 (29.80%) Python
3 175 (26.48%) Agile Software Development
4 167 (25.26%) Software Engineering
5 148 (22.39%) Java
6 130 (19.67%) Microsoft
7 121 (18.31%) Git (software)
7 121 (18.31%) DevOps
8 116 (17.55%) C
9 114 (17.25%) SQL
9 114 (17.25%) Degree
10 113 (17.10%) AWS
11 105 (15.89%) C++
11 105 (15.89%) Problem-Solving
12 93 (14.07%) Oracle
12 93 (14.07%) Unix
12 93 (14.07%) VMware
13 91 (13.77%) Active Directory
14 88 (13.31%) Windows Server
15 87 (13.16%) JavaScript
16 86 (13.01%) Azure
17 85 (12.86%) SQL Server
17 85 (12.86%) Scrum
18 83 (12.56%) PHP
18 83 (12.56%) Test Automation
19 79 (11.95%) Computer Science
20 77 (11.65%) Bash Shell
20 77 (11.65%) Analytical Skills
21 75 (11.35%) WorldPay
22 74 (11.20%) Firewall

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 25 (3.78%) Apache
2 23 (3.48%) Apache Spark
3 17 (2.57%) nginx
4 16 (2.42%) OpenStack
5 14 (2.12%) SharePoint
6 12 (1.82%) IIS
6 12 (1.82%) JBoss
7 9 (1.36%) Red Hat Fuse
8 8 (1.21%) Elasticsearch
9 7 (1.06%) Confluence
9 7 (1.06%) WebLogic
10 6 (0.91%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.45%) CMS
11 3 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.30%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.30%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.15%) DNN
13 1 (0.15%) Skype for Business
13 1 (0.15%) SugarCRM
13 1 (0.15%) WordPress
Applications
1 25 (3.78%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (2.72%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.76%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.15%) Gephi
5 1 (0.15%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 7 (1.06%) Magento
2 6 (0.91%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (0.45%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.30%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.15%) Odoo
5 1 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.15%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 113 (17.10%) AWS
2 86 (13.01%) Azure
3 41 (6.20%) GCP
4 38 (5.75%) Office 365
5 17 (2.57%) SaaS
6 16 (2.42%) Cloud Computing
7 14 (2.12%) AWS CloudFormation
8 11 (1.66%) IaaS
9 10 (1.51%) PaaS
10 9 (1.36%) OpenShift
10 9 (1.36%) Serverless
11 7 (1.06%) Azure Active Directory
11 7 (1.06%) GitHub
11 7 (1.06%) Stackdriver
12 6 (0.91%) Cloudflare
12 6 (0.91%) G Suite
13 5 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
13 5 (0.76%) Trello
14 3 (0.45%) Dynamics 365
15 2 (0.30%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 74 (11.20%) Firewall
2 49 (7.41%) TCP/IP
3 32 (4.84%) DNS
4 28 (4.24%) WAN
5 26 (3.93%) LAN
6 25 (3.78%) VPN
7 20 (3.03%) Wireshark
8 18 (2.72%) Internet
9 15 (2.27%) BGP
9 15 (2.27%) OSPF
10 14 (2.12%) VLAN
11 13 (1.97%) HTTP
11 13 (1.97%) Wi-Fi
12 12 (1.82%) VoIP
12 12 (1.82%) Wireless
13 10 (1.51%) LTE
13 10 (1.51%) SSL
14 9 (1.36%) VRRP
15 8 (1.21%) Cisco Nexus
16 7 (1.06%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (12.86%) SQL Server
2 69 (10.44%) MySQL
3 44 (6.66%) Big Data
3 44 (6.66%) Relational Database
4 27 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
5 25 (3.78%) Data Warehouse
5 25 (3.78%) OLTP
6 22 (3.33%) Apache Hive
6 22 (3.33%) Impala
7 20 (3.03%) Apache Kudu
8 16 (2.42%) SQL Server 2016
8 16 (2.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 14 (2.12%) RDBMS
10 13 (1.97%) MS Access
11 12 (1.82%) Hadoop
12 11 (1.66%) SQL Server 2012
12 11 (1.66%) Text Mining
13 10 (1.51%) MongoDB
14 7 (1.06%) NoSQL
14 7 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 121 (18.31%) Git (software)
2 55 (8.32%) Jenkins
3 45 (6.81%) JIRA
4 17 (2.57%) Selenium
5 13 (1.97%) Artifactory
5 13 (1.97%) Sonatype Nexus
6 11 (1.66%) Visual Studio
7 10 (1.51%) Cucumber
7 10 (1.51%) Maven
8 9 (1.36%) TeamCity
8 9 (1.36%) webpack
9 7 (1.06%) GitLab
10 6 (0.91%) Gradle
10 6 (0.91%) Subversion
11 5 (0.76%) YouTrack
12 4 (0.61%) Bitbucket
12 4 (0.61%) Charles Proxy
12 4 (0.61%) Postman
12 4 (0.61%) REST Assured
12 4 (0.61%) TestNG
General
1 55 (8.32%) Banking
2 45 (6.81%) Electronics
3 38 (5.75%) Finance
4 29 (4.39%) Telecoms
5 27 (4.08%) Automotive
5 27 (4.08%) Manufacturing
6 21 (3.18%) Marketing
6 21 (3.18%) Public Sector
7 19 (2.87%) Retail
8 16 (2.42%) Legal
9 15 (2.27%) Military
10 10 (1.51%) Publishing
11 6 (0.91%) Games
11 6 (0.91%) Police
12 5 (0.76%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.61%) Advertising
13 4 (0.61%) Aerospace
13 4 (0.61%) Law
14 2 (0.30%) French Language
15 1 (0.15%) German Language
Job Titles
1 131 (19.82%) Software Engineer
2 89 (13.46%) Developer
3 59 (8.93%) DevOps Engineer
4 53 (8.02%) Java Engineer
4 53 (8.02%) Java Software Engineer
5 48 (7.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 48 (7.26%) Senior Software Engineer
6 45 (6.81%) Linux Engineer
7 37 (5.60%) Architect
8 32 (4.84%) Analyst
9 31 (4.69%) IT Support
10 30 (4.54%) C++ Software Engineer
10 30 (4.54%) Embedded Engineer
11 28 (4.24%) IT Engineer
12 27 (4.08%) Administrator
13 26 (3.93%) Support Engineer
14 25 (3.78%) Consultant
15 24 (3.63%) 2nd Line Support
15 24 (3.63%) PHP Developer
15 24 (3.63%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (8.32%) Spring
2 45 (6.81%) .NET
2 45 (6.81%) CSS
3 43 (6.51%) HTML
4 39 (5.90%) LAMP
5 28 (4.24%) Kafka
6 26 (3.93%) Web Services
7 24 (3.63%) AngularJS
7 24 (3.63%) jQuery
8 22 (3.33%) LDAP
9 19 (2.87%) React
10 17 (2.57%) Node.js
11 16 (2.42%) Elastic Stack
12 15 (2.27%) Java EE
12 15 (2.27%) XML
13 14 (2.12%) Laravel
14 13 (1.97%) RESTful
15 11 (1.66%) HTML5
15 11 (1.66%) JSON
16 10 (1.51%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 77 (11.65%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (4.24%) User Experience
3 26 (3.93%) Client/Server
3 26 (3.93%) Data Centre
4 21 (3.18%) Embedded Systems
4 21 (3.18%) Replication
5 18 (2.72%) Self-Motivation
5 18 (2.72%) Virtual Team
6 12 (1.82%) Driving Licence
6 12 (1.82%) Linux Command Line
6 12 (1.82%) Management Information System
7 11 (1.66%) Public Cloud
8 10 (1.51%) Clustering
9 9 (1.36%) Music Streaming
9 9 (1.36%) PKI
10 8 (1.21%) Algorithms
10 8 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (1.21%) Greenfield Project
11 7 (1.06%) CAN bus
11 7 (1.06%) Cyber Kill Chain
Operating Systems
1 253 (38.28%) Windows
2 93 (14.07%) Unix
3 88 (13.31%) Windows Server
4 26 (3.93%) Mac OS
5 25 (3.78%) CentOS
6 23 (3.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (2.57%) Android
7 17 (2.57%) Embedded Linux
7 17 (2.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (2.12%) Ubuntu
9 13 (1.97%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (1.82%) AIX
11 10 (1.51%) Mac OS X
12 9 (1.36%) Solaris
13 7 (1.06%) Apple iOS
14 5 (0.76%) Fedora
15 3 (0.45%) Debian
16 2 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
17 1 (0.15%) HPUX
17 1 (0.15%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (26.48%) Agile Software Development
2 167 (25.26%) Software Engineering
3 121 (18.31%) DevOps
4 105 (15.89%) Problem-Solving
5 85 (12.86%) Scrum
6 83 (12.56%) Test Automation
7 79 (11.95%) Computer Science
8 64 (9.68%) ITIL
9 59 (8.93%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 54 (8.17%) TDD
11 52 (7.87%) Technical Leadership
12 51 (7.72%) Continuous Improvement
13 50 (7.56%) Continuous Integration
14 45 (6.81%) Continuous Delivery
15 43 (6.51%) Configuration Management
16 40 (6.05%) Kanban
17 39 (5.90%) Project Management
18 36 (5.45%) SDLC
19 35 (5.30%) Business Intelligence
20 34 (5.14%) OO
Programming Languages
1 197 (29.80%) Python
2 148 (22.39%) Java
3 116 (17.55%) C
4 114 (17.25%) SQL
5 105 (15.89%) C++
6 87 (13.16%) JavaScript
7 83 (12.56%) PHP
8 77 (11.65%) Bash Shell
9 56 (8.47%) PowerShell
10 32 (4.84%) C#
10 32 (4.84%) Perl
11 29 (4.39%) Shell Script
12 24 (3.63%) Ruby
13 21 (3.18%) T-SQL
14 18 (2.72%) Embedded C
15 14 (2.12%) VB
16 13 (1.97%) VBA
17 7 (1.06%) Go
17 7 (1.06%) R
17 7 (1.06%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 114 (17.25%) Degree
2 59 (8.93%) Computer Science Degree
3 33 (4.99%) Security Cleared
4 24 (3.63%) SC Cleared
5 21 (3.18%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (2.87%) CCNA
7 13 (1.97%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (1.66%) PhD
9 10 (1.51%) DV Cleared
9 10 (1.51%) MCSE
10 9 (1.36%) CCNP
10 9 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (1.21%) Linux+ Certification
12 7 (1.06%) CISSP
12 7 (1.06%) GIAC
12 7 (1.06%) JNCIE
12 7 (1.06%) JNCIP
12 7 (1.06%) JNCIS
12 7 (1.06%) Network+ Certification
12 7 (1.06%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (6.96%) SLA
2 43 (6.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 25 (3.78%) QA
4 8 (1.21%) HIPAA
5 7 (1.06%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.61%) Cyber Essentials
6 4 (0.61%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 3 (0.45%) PSD2
8 2 (0.30%) GDPR
9 1 (0.15%) ISO 26262
9 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 91 (13.77%) Active Directory
2 64 (9.68%) Docker
3 60 (9.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 42 (6.35%) Hyper-V
5 23 (3.48%) VMware ESXi
6 22 (3.33%) Apache Flume
7 16 (2.42%) vSphere
8 11 (1.66%) HDFS
9 10 (1.51%) Virtual Machines
10 7 (1.06%) Virtual Servers
11 5 (0.76%) NFS
11 5 (0.76%) Samba
11 5 (0.76%) Snort
11 5 (0.76%) VirtualBox
11 5 (0.76%) Xen
12 3 (0.45%) vCloud
13 2 (0.30%) Firmware
13 2 (0.30%) LXC
13 2 (0.30%) pfSense
14 1 (0.15%) Citrix Hypervisor
Systems Management
1 69 (10.44%) Ansible
2 67 (10.14%) Kubernetes
3 53 (8.02%) Puppet
4 22 (3.33%) Oozie
4 22 (3.33%) Single Sign-On
5 20 (3.03%) Terraform
6 19 (2.87%) Opscode Chef
7 15 (2.27%) Nagios
7 15 (2.27%) SCCM
8 10 (1.51%) vCenter Server
9 9 (1.36%) WSUS
10 8 (1.21%) Norton AntiVirus
10 8 (1.21%) Prometheus
10 8 (1.21%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 8 (1.21%) ZABBIX
11 7 (1.06%) Kibana
11 7 (1.06%) logstash
12 6 (0.91%) EMC NetWorker
12 6 (0.91%) HAProxy
12 6 (0.91%) SCOM
Vendors
1 130 (19.67%) Microsoft
2 93 (14.07%) Oracle
2 93 (14.07%) VMware
3 75 (11.35%) WorldPay
4 44 (6.66%) FIS
5 39 (5.90%) Google
6 26 (3.93%) Red Hat
7 19 (2.87%) SAP
8 15 (2.27%) Veeam
9 14 (2.12%) HP
9 14 (2.12%) SolarWinds
10 13 (1.97%) Cisco
10 13 (1.97%) Tableau
11 12 (1.82%) Zend
12 11 (1.66%) Cloudera
12 11 (1.66%) IBM
13 10 (1.51%) Juniper
13 10 (1.51%) Splunk
14 8 (1.21%) NetApp
14 8 (1.21%) Symantec