Period
to 21 August 2017

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 21 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
England > East of England
6 months to
21 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 16 19
Rank change year-on-year -2 +3 -2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 1296 1494 1653
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 10.85% 11.12% 10.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 43.36% 44.92% 39.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1131 1266 1358
East of England median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.44% +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £61,550
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 2989 3326 4167
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 25.03% 24.75% 26.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2436 2809 3300
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,750 £22,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,800 £58,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

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 21 August 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 6 months to 21 August 2017. 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 -5 597 £47,500 +5.56% 73
Hertfordshire -6 371 £48,500 +7.78% 24
Essex +7 182 £42,500 -3.41% 9
Norfolk +7 53 £42,500 -0.58% 5
Bedfordshire -17 48 £43,500 -13.00% 3
Suffolk -2 47 £33,000 -5.71% 2
Linux
England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 528 (40.74%) Windows
2 392 (30.25%) Python
3 387 (29.86%) Java
4 330 (25.46%) Degree
5 305 (23.53%) Software Engineering
6 272 (20.99%) C++
7 260 (20.06%) SQL
7 260 (20.06%) Unix
8 244 (18.83%) Agile Software Development
9 231 (17.82%) DevOps
10 222 (17.13%) Oracle
11 219 (16.90%) VMware
12 218 (16.82%) Amazon AWS
13 216 (16.67%) C
14 211 (16.28%) JavaScript
15 202 (15.59%) Computer Science
16 194 (14.97%) Perl
17 172 (13.27%) MySQL
18 169 (13.04%) Microsoft
19 166 (12.81%) C#
20 165 (12.73%) Web Services
21 155 (11.96%) VMware Infrastructure
22 154 (11.88%) Firewall
23 152 (11.73%) Mathematics
24 140 (10.80%) Windows Server
25 137 (10.57%) HTML
26 136 (10.49%) Puppet
27 131 (10.11%) Apache
28 130 (10.03%) ITIL
29 128 (9.88%) Bash Shell

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
1 131 (10.11%) Apache
2 59 (4.55%) IIS
3 56 (4.32%) Tomcat
4 50 (3.86%) MS Exchange
5 46 (3.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 45 (3.47%) WebLogic
7 42 (3.24%) Oracle Service Bus
8 39 (3.01%) OpenStack
9 35 (2.70%) JBoss
10 32 (2.47%) Skype for Business
11 29 (2.24%) WebSphere
12 25 (1.93%) Apache Spark
12 25 (1.93%) SharePoint
13 22 (1.70%) Elasticsearch
14 21 (1.62%) nginx
15 12 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
15 12 (0.93%) WordPress
16 11 (0.85%) Cloud Foundry
16 11 (0.85%) GlassFish
17 10 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 42 (3.24%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.23%) Simulink
2 3 (0.23%) SOLIDWORKS
3 2 (0.15%) GNU Octave
3 2 (0.15%) Weka
4 1 (0.077%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.077%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.077%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (0.77%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (0.54%) Magento
4 4 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
5 3 (0.23%) Sage 200
6 2 (0.15%) OpenCart
7 1 (0.077%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.077%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.077%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 218 (16.82%) Amazon AWS
2 109 (8.41%) Office 365
3 77 (5.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 39 (3.01%) SaaS
5 33 (2.55%) AWS CloudFormation
6 32 (2.47%) Amazon EC2
7 31 (2.39%) GitHub
8 22 (1.70%) IaaS
8 22 (1.70%) PaaS
9 20 (1.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 18 (1.39%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 17 (1.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 11 (0.85%) Azure Active Directory
13 10 (0.77%) Amazon S3
13 10 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
14 9 (0.69%) Route 53
15 6 (0.46%) AWS Lambda
15 6 (0.46%) TestFlight
16 4 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
17 3 (0.23%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 154 (11.88%) Firewall
2 110 (8.49%) TCP/IP
3 100 (7.72%) Wireless
4 75 (5.79%) DNS
5 55 (4.24%) DHCP
5 55 (4.24%) VPN
6 53 (4.09%) SAN
7 47 (3.63%) VLAN
8 45 (3.47%) Internet
9 39 (3.01%) Wi-Fi
10 36 (2.78%) VoIP
11 35 (2.70%) NAS
12 32 (2.47%) Network Security
13 29 (2.24%) Skype
14 28 (2.16%) WAN
15 25 (1.93%) LAN
16 23 (1.77%) MPLS
16 23 (1.77%) Remote Desktop
17 22 (1.70%) ISDN
17 22 (1.70%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (13.27%) MySQL
2 102 (7.87%) Relational Database
3 95 (7.33%) SQL Server
4 78 (6.02%) Oracle Database
5 57 (4.40%) RDBMS
6 50 (3.86%) Oracle Database 12c
7 46 (3.55%) PostgreSQL
8 42 (3.24%) NoSQL
9 34 (2.62%) MongoDB
9 34 (2.62%) Oracle Database 11g
10 26 (2.01%) Big Data
11 25 (1.93%) Hadoop
12 24 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
13 22 (1.70%) Amazon RDS
14 21 (1.62%) SQL Server 2014
15 20 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
16 17 (1.31%) CouchDB
17 14 (1.08%) Oracle Database 10g
18 10 (0.77%) Neo4j
18 10 (0.77%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 120 (9.26%) Git (software)
2 84 (6.48%) Jenkins
3 53 (4.09%) Subversion
4 41 (3.16%) JIRA
5 39 (3.01%) Selenium
6 30 (2.31%) TeamCity
7 22 (1.70%) Maven
7 22 (1.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 21 (1.62%) Jasmine
9 20 (1.54%) MSTest
9 20 (1.54%) NUnit
10 19 (1.47%) Mercurial
10 19 (1.47%) Visual Studio
11 18 (1.39%) Eclipse
12 16 (1.23%) Ant
13 13 (1.00%) Mockito
13 13 (1.00%) WebDriver
14 12 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 12 (0.93%) Visual Studio Team System
15 11 (0.85%) JUnit
General
1 88 (6.79%) Finance
2 51 (3.94%) Advertising
3 46 (3.55%) Telecoms
4 42 (3.24%) Retail
5 33 (2.55%) Games
6 32 (2.47%) Banking
7 30 (2.31%) Marketing
8 29 (2.24%) Electronics
9 27 (2.08%) Legal
10 21 (1.62%) Automotive
11 14 (1.08%) Manufacturing
12 12 (0.93%) Publishing
13 9 (0.69%) Multimedia
14 8 (0.62%) Law
15 7 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
16 5 (0.39%) Aerospace
17 4 (0.31%) Back Office
18 3 (0.23%) French Language
18 3 (0.23%) German Language
19 2 (0.15%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 390 (30.09%) Developer
2 198 (15.28%) Software Engineer
3 125 (9.65%) Software Developer
4 121 (9.34%) C++ Software Engineer
5 105 (8.10%) Linux Engineer
6 98 (7.56%) Administrator
7 93 (7.18%) Graduate
8 89 (6.87%) DevOps Engineer
8 89 (6.87%) Support Engineer
9 81 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 75 (5.79%) Java Developer
11 71 (5.48%) C++ Developer
12 69 (5.32%) Graduate Developer
13 66 (5.09%) C Software Engineer
14 61 (4.71%) C++ Software Developer
15 56 (4.32%) Analyst
16 55 (4.24%) DBA
16 55 (4.24%) Developer/Software Engineer
16 55 (4.24%) Senior Developer
17 54 (4.17%) C/C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (12.73%) Web Services
2 137 (10.57%) HTML
3 120 (9.26%) CSS
4 108 (8.33%) .NET
5 97 (7.48%) jQuery
6 65 (5.02%) AngularJS
7 62 (4.78%) ASP.NET
8 61 (4.71%) XML
9 59 (4.55%) Spring
10 57 (4.40%) HTML5
11 51 (3.94%) CSS3
12 50 (3.86%) LAMP
12 50 (3.86%) Middleware
13 48 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
13 48 (3.70%) REST
14 45 (3.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 38 (2.93%) Node.js
16 32 (2.47%) Apache Axis
17 31 (2.39%) JSON
18 29 (2.24%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 202 (15.59%) Computer Science
2 75 (5.79%) Data Centre
3 71 (5.48%) Algorithms
4 48 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
5 33 (2.55%) User Experience
6 32 (2.47%) 3D Printing
7 24 (1.85%) Management Information System
8 23 (1.77%) Data Structures
9 18 (1.39%) Linux Command Line
10 17 (1.31%) Mobile App
11 15 (1.16%) Data Protection Act
11 15 (1.16%) Internet of Things
12 14 (1.08%) Embedded Systems
12 14 (1.08%) N-Tier
13 13 (1.00%) Device Driver
14 12 (0.93%) Driving Licence
14 12 (0.93%) Public Cloud
15 11 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
15 11 (0.85%) Life Science
15 11 (0.85%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 528 (40.74%) Windows
2 260 (20.06%) Unix
3 140 (10.80%) Windows Server
4 94 (7.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 70 (5.40%) Android
6 65 (5.02%) CentOS
7 64 (4.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 51 (3.94%) Windows Server 2008
9 45 (3.47%) Solaris
10 39 (3.01%) Debian
11 36 (2.78%) Ubuntu
12 33 (2.55%) Apple iOS
12 33 (2.55%) Mac OS X
13 31 (2.39%) Mac OS
14 27 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
15 25 (1.93%) Embedded Linux
16 12 (0.93%) Windows 10
17 11 (0.85%) AIX
18 10 (0.77%) Windows 7
19 9 (0.69%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 305 (23.53%) Software Engineering
2 244 (18.83%) Agile Software Development
3 231 (17.82%) DevOps
4 152 (11.73%) Mathematics
5 130 (10.03%) ITIL
6 119 (9.18%) OO
7 109 (8.41%) Open Source
8 98 (7.56%) Continuous Integration
9 95 (7.33%) Test Automation
10 93 (7.18%) Physics
11 84 (6.48%) Machine Learning
12 83 (6.40%) TDD
13 82 (6.33%) E-Commerce
14 78 (6.02%) Mentoring
15 77 (5.94%) MVC
16 75 (5.79%) Performance Tuning
17 73 (5.63%) Multithreading
18 69 (5.32%) Scrum
19 62 (4.78%) SDLC
20 60 (4.63%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 392 (30.25%) Python
2 387 (29.86%) Java
3 272 (20.99%) C++
4 260 (20.06%) SQL
5 216 (16.67%) C
6 211 (16.28%) JavaScript
7 194 (14.97%) Perl
8 166 (12.81%) C#
9 128 (9.88%) Bash Shell
10 108 (8.33%) PHP
11 93 (7.18%) Shell Script
12 87 (6.71%) PowerShell
13 80 (6.17%) PL/SQL
14 38 (2.93%) Ruby
15 29 (2.24%) MATLAB
16 17 (1.31%) Korn
17 14 (1.08%) Embedded C
17 14 (1.08%) VBScript
18 12 (0.93%) VB
19 11 (0.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 330 (25.46%) Degree
2 120 (9.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 47 (3.63%) Numerate Degree
4 34 (2.62%) Cisco Certification
4 34 (2.62%) PhD
5 26 (2.01%) CCNA
6 18 (1.39%) CISSP
6 18 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
7 15 (1.16%) CCNP
7 15 (1.16%) OCP
7 15 (1.16%) Oracle Certification
8 12 (0.93%) Postgraduate
9 11 (0.85%) CISM
10 10 (0.77%) CEH
11 8 (0.62%) AWS Certification
11 8 (0.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 7 (0.54%) Master's Degree
13 6 (0.46%) CISA
13 6 (0.46%) MCITP
13 6 (0.46%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (3.09%) QA
2 33 (2.55%) SLA
3 20 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (0.93%) PCI DSS
5 9 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 6 (0.46%) GDPR
7 4 (0.31%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.077%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.077%) FIPS 140-2
9 1 (0.077%) MISRA
9 1 (0.077%) SEPA
System Software
1 155 (11.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 122 (9.41%) Active Directory
3 105 (8.10%) Docker
4 54 (4.17%) Hyper-V
5 37 (2.85%) Firmware
6 35 (2.70%) vSphere
7 25 (1.93%) VMware ESXi
8 23 (1.77%) KVM
9 21 (1.62%) Terminal Services
9 21 (1.62%) Virtual Machines
10 20 (1.54%) LXC
11 11 (0.85%) Oracle RAC
12 9 (0.69%) XenServer
13 8 (0.62%) Xen
14 6 (0.46%) Virtual Servers
14 6 (0.46%) XenApp
14 6 (0.46%) XenDesktop
15 4 (0.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 3 (0.23%) iptables
16 3 (0.23%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 136 (10.49%) Puppet
2 120 (9.26%) Opscode Chef
3 76 (5.86%) Ansible
4 31 (2.39%) ZABBIX
5 25 (1.93%) Grafana
5 25 (1.93%) Oracle RMAN
6 24 (1.85%) Data Guard
6 24 (1.85%) Kubernetes
6 24 (1.85%) Munin
6 24 (1.85%) Nagios
7 21 (1.62%) WSUS
8 19 (1.47%) Salt
9 15 (1.16%) Packer
9 15 (1.16%) Terraform
10 14 (1.08%) SCCM
11 12 (0.93%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 8 (0.62%) SCOM
13 7 (0.54%) Graphite
13 7 (0.54%) Kibana
13 7 (0.54%) logstash
Vendors
1 222 (17.13%) Oracle
2 219 (16.90%) VMware
3 169 (13.04%) Microsoft
4 58 (4.48%) Cisco
5 56 (4.32%) Red Hat
6 44 (3.40%) NetApp
7 32 (2.47%) Apple
8 29 (2.24%) Citrix
9 28 (2.16%) IBM
10 27 (2.08%) F5
11 25 (1.93%) CheckPoint
11 25 (1.93%) Juniper
12 22 (1.70%) HP
13 21 (1.62%) Xamarin
14 17 (1.31%) Blue Coat
15 13 (1.00%) Google
16 12 (0.93%) Veeam
17 11 (0.85%) Dell
18 10 (0.77%) Perforce
18 10 (0.77%) Sybase