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 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
England / East of England
Rank 18 15 18
Rank change year-on-year -3 +3  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 643 769 817
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 10.66% 10.45% 10.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.34% 41.10% 39.81%
Number of salaries quoted 494 570 666
Median salary £45,000 £41,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% -5.68%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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 1450 1871 2052
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 24.03% 25.42% 27.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1137 1506 1692
Median salary £37,500 £35,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.63% -11.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing Linux as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 26 March 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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +4 306 £45,000 +5.88% 58
Hertfordshire -6 159 £50,000 +17.64% 24
Essex +15 116 £47,500 +35.71% 10
Norfolk +11 30 £37,500 +25.00% 11
Suffolk -7 21 £30,000 -14.28% 5
Bedfordshire -18 14 £38,000 -5.00%
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 March 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.

1 578 (39.67%) Windows
2 411 (28.21%) SQL
3 400 (27.45%) Java
4 399 (27.39%) Python
5 360 (24.71%) Degree
6 346 (23.75%) Unix
7 326 (22.37%) Oracle
8 310 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
9 272 (18.67%) JavaScript
10 245 (16.82%) Software Engineering
11 242 (16.61%) Perl
12 238 (16.33%) C++
13 237 (16.27%) MySQL
14 230 (15.79%) Microsoft
15 226 (15.51%) DevOps
16 222 (15.24%) Computer Science
17 207 (14.21%) VMware
18 205 (14.07%) Windows Server
19 197 (13.52%) Amazon AWS
20 184 (12.63%) Web Services
21 183 (12.56%) SQL Server
22 181 (12.42%) HTML
23 179 (12.29%) C
23 179 (12.29%) Bash Shell
24 167 (11.46%) VMware Infrastructure
25 165 (11.32%) Firewall
26 157 (10.78%) Finance
27 156 (10.71%) Apache
28 154 (10.57%) CSS
29 150 (10.30%) ITIL

Linux
Top Related 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
1 156 (10.71%) Apache
2 103 (7.07%) Tomcat
3 99 (6.79%) WebLogic
4 77 (5.28%) JBoss
5 75 (5.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 70 (4.80%) MS Exchange
7 68 (4.67%) WebSphere
8 57 (3.91%) Oracle Service Bus
9 54 (3.71%) IIS
10 49 (3.36%) SharePoint
11 35 (2.40%) OpenStack
12 29 (1.99%) Elasticsearch
13 28 (1.92%) GlassFish
14 27 (1.85%) CMS
15 26 (1.78%) WordPress
16 23 (1.58%) nginx
17 22 (1.51%) Skype for Business
18 20 (1.37%) Drupal
19 18 (1.24%) Apache Spark
20 17 (1.17%) Documentum
Applications
1 68 (4.67%) MS Excel
2 51 (3.50%) MS Office
3 8 (0.55%) GIMP
4 7 (0.48%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.34%) SOLIDWORKS
6 4 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.21%) GNU Octave
7 3 (0.21%) Simulink
7 3 (0.21%) Weka
8 2 (0.14%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.069%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Business Applications
1 50 (3.43%) Oracle EBS
2 37 (2.54%) Oracle EBS R12
3 20 (1.37%) Magento
4 13 (0.89%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (0.34%) BusinessWorks
5 5 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.34%) Sage 200
6 3 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
6 3 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.14%) OpenCart
7 2 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.069%) GoldMine
8 1 (0.069%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 197 (13.52%) Amazon AWS
2 86 (5.90%) Office 365
3 50 (3.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 35 (2.40%) Amazon EC2
5 24 (1.65%) AWS CloudFormation
6 23 (1.58%) Amazon S3
7 22 (1.51%) SaaS
8 18 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
9 17 (1.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 16 (1.10%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 15 (1.03%) GitHub
11 15 (1.03%) PaaS
12 13 (0.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 13 (0.89%) AWS Lambda
13 10 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
14 9 (0.62%) IaaS
14 9 (0.62%) Route 53
15 8 (0.55%) Mimecast
16 5 (0.34%) Amazon ELB
17 4 (0.27%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 165 (11.32%) Firewall
2 141 (9.68%) TCP/IP
3 104 (7.14%) DNS
4 70 (4.80%) Internet
5 64 (4.39%) DHCP
6 62 (4.26%) VPN
7 60 (4.12%) Wireless
8 59 (4.05%) SAN
9 58 (3.98%) HTTP
10 47 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
11 45 (3.09%) LAN
12 40 (2.75%) WAN
13 36 (2.47%) Bluetooth
14 35 (2.40%) Network Security
15 31 (2.13%) LDAP
16 23 (1.58%) VLAN
17 22 (1.51%) SNMP
18 21 (1.44%) Ethernet
18 21 (1.44%) HTTPS
19 20 (1.37%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 237 (16.27%) MySQL
2 183 (12.56%) SQL Server
3 131 (8.99%) Relational Database
4 125 (8.58%) Oracle Database
5 96 (6.59%) RDBMS
6 71 (4.87%) MongoDB
7 58 (3.98%) PostgreSQL
8 55 (3.77%) Oracle Database 12c
9 49 (3.36%) Amazon RDS
10 46 (3.16%) NoSQL
10 46 (3.16%) Oracle Database 11g
11 42 (2.88%) Big Data
12 26 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
13 24 (1.65%) CouchDB
14 21 (1.44%) Neo4j
15 15 (1.03%) Hadoop
16 13 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
16 13 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 11 (0.75%) Oracle Database 10g
17 11 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 144 (9.88%) Git (software)
2 73 (5.01%) Jenkins
3 62 (4.26%) Selenium
4 57 (3.91%) Subversion
5 53 (3.64%) JIRA
6 34 (2.33%) HP UFT
7 32 (2.20%) Maven
8 27 (1.85%) TeamCity
9 26 (1.78%) Jasmine
10 23 (1.58%) JUnit
10 23 (1.58%) MSTest
10 23 (1.58%) NUnit
11 22 (1.51%) Ant
11 22 (1.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 21 (1.44%) Vagrant
13 18 (1.24%) WebDriver
14 14 (0.96%) Eclipse
15 10 (0.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 10 (0.69%) GitLab
16 9 (0.62%) webpack
General
1 157 (10.78%) Finance
2 54 (3.71%) Advertising
3 49 (3.36%) Telecoms
4 40 (2.75%) Electronics
5 32 (2.20%) Games
6 30 (2.06%) Retail
7 29 (1.99%) Banking
8 27 (1.85%) Marketing
9 25 (1.72%) Automotive
10 20 (1.37%) Manufacturing
11 12 (0.82%) Aerospace
12 8 (0.55%) Publishing
13 7 (0.48%) Law
14 6 (0.41%) French Language
14 6 (0.41%) Italian Language
14 6 (0.41%) Multimedia
14 6 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
15 5 (0.34%) German Language
15 5 (0.34%) Japanese Language
15 5 (0.34%) Legal
Job Titles
1 372 (25.53%) Developer
2 209 (14.34%) Software Engineer
3 122 (8.37%) Administrator
4 118 (8.10%) Linux Engineer
5 95 (6.52%) Java Developer
6 91 (6.25%) Analyst
7 86 (5.90%) DevOps Engineer
8 82 (5.63%) DBA
8 82 (5.63%) Support Engineer
9 78 (5.35%) Senior Developer
9 78 (5.35%) Systems Administrator
10 74 (5.08%) Software Developer
11 72 (4.94%) C++ Software Engineer
12 71 (4.87%) Embedded Engineer
13 67 (4.60%) Graduate
14 61 (4.19%) Oracle DBA
15 60 (4.12%) Embedded Software Engineer
15 60 (4.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 55 (3.77%) Senior Software Engineer
17 52 (3.57%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 184 (12.63%) Web Services
2 181 (12.42%) HTML
3 154 (10.57%) CSS
4 117 (8.03%) .NET
5 106 (7.28%) Middleware
6 91 (6.25%) XML
7 88 (6.04%) Spring
8 83 (5.70%) AngularJS
9 82 (5.63%) HTML5
10 79 (5.42%) jQuery
11 76 (5.22%) REST
12 75 (5.15%) SOAP
13 74 (5.08%) LAMP
14 56 (3.84%) J2EE
15 55 (3.77%) ASP.NET
16 53 (3.64%) CSS3
17 50 (3.43%) JSP
18 48 (3.29%) JSON
19 47 (3.23%) Node.js
20 46 (3.16%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 222 (15.24%) Computer Science
2 99 (6.79%) Analytical Skills
3 62 (4.26%) Data Centre
4 51 (3.50%) Algorithms
5 47 (3.23%) Linux Command Line
6 43 (2.95%) User Experience
7 34 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
8 32 (2.20%) Mobile App
9 24 (1.65%) Clustering
10 22 (1.51%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 19 (1.30%) Device Driver
11 19 (1.30%) N-Tier
12 18 (1.24%) Management Information System
13 15 (1.03%) Private Cloud
14 12 (0.82%) Fat Client
14 12 (0.82%) Life Science
14 12 (0.82%) Thin Client
15 11 (0.75%) Client/Server
15 11 (0.75%) DataPower
15 11 (0.75%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 578 (39.67%) Windows
2 346 (23.75%) Unix
3 205 (14.07%) Windows Server
4 118 (8.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 96 (6.59%) Solaris
6 75 (5.15%) Windows Server 2012
7 54 (3.71%) Ubuntu
8 52 (3.57%) Android
9 51 (3.50%) Windows Server 2008
10 48 (3.29%) CentOS
11 30 (2.06%) Windows 7
12 28 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
13 27 (1.85%) Embedded Linux
14 25 (1.72%) Mac OS X
15 21 (1.44%) AIX
16 20 (1.37%) Debian
17 16 (1.10%) Windows 10
17 16 (1.10%) Windows 8
18 14 (0.96%) Windows Embedded Compact
19 12 (0.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 310 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
2 245 (16.82%) Software Engineering
3 226 (15.51%) DevOps
4 150 (10.30%) ITIL
5 142 (9.75%) Mathematics
6 115 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
6 115 (7.89%) Scrum
7 110 (7.55%) Configuration Management
8 106 (7.28%) OO
9 103 (7.07%) SOA
10 99 (6.79%) Web Development
11 98 (6.73%) Open Source
12 85 (5.83%) MVC
13 68 (4.67%) Physics
14 66 (4.53%) Performance Tuning
15 63 (4.32%) ETL
16 61 (4.19%) SDLC
17 58 (3.98%) Visualisation
18 56 (3.84%) Disaster Recovery
18 56 (3.84%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 411 (28.21%) SQL
2 400 (27.45%) Java
3 399 (27.39%) Python
4 272 (18.67%) JavaScript
5 242 (16.61%) Perl
6 238 (16.33%) C++
7 179 (12.29%) Bash Shell
7 179 (12.29%) C
8 144 (9.88%) C#
9 139 (9.54%) PHP
10 127 (8.72%) Shell Script
11 98 (6.73%) PL/SQL
12 80 (5.49%) PowerShell
13 70 (4.80%) Ruby
14 41 (2.81%) T-SQL
15 25 (1.72%) MATLAB
15 25 (1.72%) VBScript
16 21 (1.44%) Embedded C
17 18 (1.24%) VB
18 14 (0.96%) Scala
Qualifications
1 360 (24.71%) Degree
2 48 (3.29%) PhD
3 33 (2.26%) Cisco Certification
4 32 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
5 21 (1.44%) CCNA
6 20 (1.37%) OCP
6 20 (1.37%) Oracle Certification
7 19 (1.30%) CCNP
8 16 (1.10%) MCSA
8 16 (1.10%) Security Cleared
9 14 (0.96%) MCSE
10 13 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
10 13 (0.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 11 (0.75%) Postgraduate
11 11 (0.75%) RHCE
11 11 (0.75%) SC Cleared
12 9 (0.62%) Network+ Certification
13 8 (0.55%) A+ Certification
13 8 (0.55%) MCP
13 8 (0.55%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (4.74%) QA
2 49 (3.36%) SLA
3 23 (1.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (0.62%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.27%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.21%) ISO13485
7 2 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.069%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.069%) WAI
8 1 (0.069%) WCAG
System Software
1 167 (11.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 126 (8.65%) Active Directory
3 70 (4.80%) Docker
4 61 (4.19%) Hyper-V
5 59 (4.05%) vSphere
6 31 (2.13%) Firmware
7 24 (1.65%) KVM
7 24 (1.65%) Virtual Machines
8 23 (1.58%) Oracle RAC
9 22 (1.51%) VMware ESXi
10 17 (1.17%) VMware ESX
11 13 (0.89%) LXC
12 12 (0.82%) vCloud
12 12 (0.82%) Virtual Servers
13 11 (0.75%) Terminal Services
13 11 (0.75%) Xen
14 9 (0.62%) iptables
15 7 (0.48%) Dovecot
16 6 (0.41%) QEMU
16 6 (0.41%) Samba
Systems Management
1 134 (9.20%) Puppet
2 95 (6.52%) Opscode Chef
3 46 (3.16%) Ansible
4 44 (3.02%) Nagios
5 29 (1.99%) SCCM
6 25 (1.72%) Packer
7 22 (1.51%) Data Guard
8 21 (1.44%) Oracle RMAN
8 21 (1.44%) Terraform
9 17 (1.17%) SCOM
9 17 (1.17%) Tivoli
10 15 (1.03%) Salt
11 14 (0.96%) Grafana
11 14 (0.96%) ZABBIX
12 13 (0.89%) Backup Exec
13 10 (0.69%) Munin
13 10 (0.69%) NetBackup
14 9 (0.62%) HAProxy
15 7 (0.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 6 (0.41%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 326 (22.37%) Oracle
2 230 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 207 (14.21%) VMware
4 123 (8.44%) Red Hat
5 98 (6.73%) Cisco
6 64 (4.39%) IBM
7 48 (3.29%) NetApp
8 37 (2.54%) CheckPoint
9 33 (2.26%) Citrix
10 31 (2.13%) F5
11 27 (1.85%) Sun
12 24 (1.65%) Blue Coat
12 24 (1.65%) Juniper
12 24 (1.65%) Xamarin
13 21 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
14 20 (1.37%) EMC
14 20 (1.37%) HP
15 19 (1.30%) Atlassian
16 17 (1.17%) Sitecore
17 14 (0.96%) Veeam
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
set2recruit
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: 40,000 to £50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Braintree, Essex
Hurren and Hope
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Oliver Marks Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum Flexible salary DOE with additional
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum + benfits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Norfolk
Sanderson
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newmarket, Suffolk
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits & Training
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Excellent company benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + 10% Pension + 15% Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum Pension + Stock + More
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k DoE + options
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Braintree, Essex
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + good range of benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum Salary DOE + Stock + More
Posted: 2 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Pure Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Healthcare, 25 Days Holid
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000 + 20% Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 to 55,000 + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £62000 Per Annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Salary: From £33,000 to £45,000 per annum benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Pure Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Pure Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum Salary DOE + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago