Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
England > East of England
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 15 15 15
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 1,134 1,487 1,540
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 12.02% 12.53% 12.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.25% 46.35% 49.97%
Number of salaries quoted 822 1,154 1,306
East of England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £30,775 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +2.56%

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 2,563 3,208 3,082
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 27.16% 27.03% 24.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1,880 2,559 2,541
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £24,983 £23,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 2019. 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 +10 578 £50,000 - 179
Hertfordshire -4 349 £60,000 +4.35% 65
Bedfordshire +6 83 £42,500 -15.00% 14
Essex +2 62 £65,000 +44.44% 27
Suffolk +15 38 £46,750 +3.89% 15
Norfolk +14 24 £35,000 -17.65% 2
Linux
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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.

1 412 (36.33%) Python
2 353 (31.13%) Agile Software Development
3 343 (30.25%) Windows
4 297 (26.19%) Java
5 234 (20.63%) Amazon AWS
6 227 (20.02%) DevOps
7 206 (18.17%) Degree
8 203 (17.90%) Microsoft
9 182 (16.05%) Git (software)
10 179 (15.78%) VMware
11 172 (15.17%) Unix
12 166 (14.64%) Oracle
13 165 (14.55%) Docker
14 161 (14.20%) C++
15 160 (14.11%) Software Engineering
16 151 (13.32%) JavaScript
17 147 (12.96%) Bash Shell
18 141 (12.43%) Finance
19 140 (12.35%) Puppet
20 139 (12.26%) Problem-Solving
21 135 (11.90%) Ansible
22 133 (11.73%) Microsoft Azure
23 129 (11.38%) Test Automation
24 128 (11.29%) Scrum
25 127 (11.20%) SQL
26 126 (11.11%) TCP/IP
27 125 (11.02%) DNS
27 125 (11.02%) PHP
27 125 (11.02%) C
28 124 (10.93%) Windows Server

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 71 (6.26%) Apache
2 54 (4.76%) OpenStack
2 54 (4.76%) WebSphere
3 46 (4.06%) JBoss
4 45 (3.97%) Tomcat
5 41 (3.62%) Elasticsearch
6 40 (3.53%) SharePoint
7 35 (3.09%) nginx
8 31 (2.73%) GlassFish
9 30 (2.65%) IIS
10 27 (2.38%) WebLogic
11 21 (1.85%) Apache Spark
12 18 (1.59%) Confluence
12 18 (1.59%) MS Exchange
13 16 (1.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 16 (1.41%) WildFly
14 15 (1.32%) Skype for Business
15 14 (1.23%) WordPress
16 13 (1.15%) Apache Geronimo
16 13 (1.15%) MQSeries
Applications
1 23 (2.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 13 (1.15%) Weka
3 11 (0.97%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (0.53%) RoboHelp
5 5 (0.44%) HipChat
5 5 (0.44%) Microsoft Excel
5 5 (0.44%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.26%) Simulink
7 2 (0.18%) CATIA
7 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.088%) Stata
Business Applications
1 14 (1.23%) Odoo
2 7 (0.62%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 6 (0.53%) CiviCRM
4 4 (0.35%) SAP Business One
5 3 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
5 3 (0.26%) Teamcenter
6 2 (0.18%) Magento
6 2 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.088%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.088%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.088%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.088%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 234 (20.63%) Amazon AWS
2 133 (11.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 69 (6.08%) SaaS
4 57 (5.03%) Office 365
5 49 (4.32%) Google Cloud Platform
6 41 (3.62%) GitHub
7 23 (2.03%) Cloud Computing
7 23 (2.03%) PaaS
8 22 (1.94%) AWS CloudFormation
9 21 (1.85%) IaaS
10 17 (1.50%) Amazon EC2
11 15 (1.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 14 (1.23%) Amazon S3
13 13 (1.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 12 (1.06%) OpenShift
15 9 (0.79%) Amazon Glacier
15 9 (0.79%) Amazon SQS
15 9 (0.79%) AWS CloudTrail
16 8 (0.71%) Mimecast
17 4 (0.35%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 126 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 125 (11.02%) DNS
3 120 (10.58%) Firewall
4 86 (7.58%) DHCP
5 73 (6.44%) Internet
6 68 (6.00%) Wireless
7 53 (4.67%) VPN
8 38 (3.35%) HTTP
8 38 (3.35%) SSL
9 37 (3.26%) LAN
10 30 (2.65%) WAN
11 29 (2.56%) Network Security
11 29 (2.56%) SAN
11 29 (2.56%) WebEx
12 28 (2.47%) SNMP
12 28 (2.47%) VLAN
12 28 (2.47%) VoIP
13 20 (1.76%) Wi-Fi
14 16 (1.41%) ICMP
14 16 (1.41%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (9.61%) PostgreSQL
2 107 (9.44%) MySQL
3 101 (8.91%) SQL Server
4 95 (8.38%) Big Data
5 62 (5.47%) Relational Database
6 50 (4.41%) MongoDB
7 40 (3.53%) NoSQL
8 33 (2.91%) Hadoop
9 30 (2.65%) RDBMS
10 26 (2.29%) Oracle Database
11 19 (1.68%) Apache Hive
12 17 (1.50%) Sqoop
13 16 (1.41%) Neo4j
14 15 (1.32%) MariaDB
15 14 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
16 12 (1.06%) Amazon RDS
16 12 (1.06%) CouchDB
16 12 (1.06%) Mahout
17 11 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
18 9 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 182 (16.05%) Git (software)
2 107 (9.44%) JIRA
3 106 (9.35%) Jenkins
4 49 (4.32%) Maven
5 42 (3.70%) Gradle
6 30 (2.65%) TeamCity
7 29 (2.56%) Selenium
8 25 (2.20%) Subversion
9 24 (2.12%) Visual Studio
10 20 (1.76%) Bitbucket
10 20 (1.76%) Hudson
11 14 (1.23%) Ant
11 14 (1.23%) Mercurial
12 12 (1.06%) Eclipse
13 9 (0.79%) Robot Framework
14 8 (0.71%) JUnit
14 8 (0.71%) Octopus Deploy
15 7 (0.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 7 (0.62%) Cucumber
15 7 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 141 (12.43%) Finance
2 80 (7.05%) Retail
3 53 (4.67%) Telecoms
4 41 (3.62%) Banking
5 33 (2.91%) Automotive
6 26 (2.29%) Marketing
7 20 (1.76%) Games
8 15 (1.32%) Advertising
9 11 (0.97%) French Language
9 11 (0.97%) German Language
9 11 (0.97%) Manufacturing
10 10 (0.88%) Swedish Language
11 8 (0.71%) Law
12 6 (0.53%) Electronics
13 5 (0.44%) Aerospace
14 3 (0.26%) Back Office
15 2 (0.18%) Music Industry
16 1 (0.088%) Financial Institution
16 1 (0.088%) Multimedia
16 1 (0.088%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 238 (20.99%) Developer
2 119 (10.49%) Software Engineer
3 111 (9.79%) Linux Engineer
4 110 (9.70%) DevOps Engineer
5 59 (5.20%) Software Developer
6 58 (5.11%) Senior Developer
7 54 (4.76%) Python Engineer
8 53 (4.67%) Administrator
9 51 (4.50%) Support Engineer
10 49 (4.32%) Analyst
10 49 (4.32%) PHP Developer
11 47 (4.14%) Java Developer
12 45 (3.97%) Java Engineer
13 40 (3.53%) Embedded Engineer
14 39 (3.44%) Cloud Engineer
15 37 (3.26%) Test Engineer
16 36 (3.17%) C++ Developer
16 36 (3.17%) Embedded Software Engineer
17 35 (3.09%) Linux/Unix DevOps
18 34 (3.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (10.49%) Web Services
2 94 (8.29%) HTML
3 78 (6.88%) .NET
4 77 (6.79%) CSS
5 64 (5.64%) Spring
6 50 (4.41%) LAMP
7 48 (4.23%) XML
8 39 (3.44%) Java EE
9 36 (3.17%) Elastic Stack
10 33 (2.91%) Hibernate
11 31 (2.73%) REST
12 28 (2.47%) AngularJS
13 27 (2.38%) ASP.NET
13 27 (2.38%) JMS
13 27 (2.38%) SOAP
14 26 (2.29%) EJB
15 25 (2.20%) jQuery
16 23 (2.03%) Node.js
17 22 (1.94%) ActiveMQ
17 22 (1.94%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 99 (8.73%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (5.20%) Fintech
3 53 (4.67%) Self-Motivation
4 46 (4.06%) Management Information System
5 43 (3.79%) Data Centre
6 39 (3.44%) Greenfield Project
7 35 (3.09%) Linux Command Line
8 26 (2.29%) Mobile App
9 24 (2.12%) Client/Server
10 23 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
11 21 (1.85%) Private Cloud
12 20 (1.76%) Replication
13 18 (1.59%) Embedded Systems
14 17 (1.50%) Algorithms
14 17 (1.50%) Hybrid Cloud
15 16 (1.41%) Public Cloud
15 16 (1.41%) User Experience
16 15 (1.32%) Security Operations Centre
17 14 (1.23%) Internet of Things
18 13 (1.15%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 343 (30.25%) Windows
2 172 (15.17%) Unix
3 124 (10.93%) Windows Server
4 72 (6.35%) Ubuntu
5 67 (5.91%) CentOS
6 49 (4.32%) Android
6 49 (4.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 45 (3.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 43 (3.79%) Windows Server 2008
9 42 (3.70%) AIX
10 39 (3.44%) Embedded Linux
11 34 (3.00%) Debian
12 31 (2.73%) Windows 10
13 29 (2.56%) Mac OS X
14 26 (2.29%) Windows 8
15 22 (1.94%) Windows 7
16 10 (0.88%) Kali Linux
17 9 (0.79%) Apple iOS
18 8 (0.71%) Fedora
18 8 (0.71%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 353 (31.13%) Agile Software Development
2 227 (20.02%) DevOps
3 160 (14.11%) Software Engineering
4 139 (12.26%) Problem-Solving
5 129 (11.38%) Test Automation
6 128 (11.29%) Scrum
7 123 (10.85%) Machine Learning
8 120 (10.58%) Computer Science
9 118 (10.41%) Artificial Intelligence
10 97 (8.55%) Open Source
11 95 (8.38%) ITIL
12 89 (7.85%) Configuration Management
13 71 (6.26%) CRM
14 66 (5.82%) Continuous Integration
15 63 (5.56%) Kanban
15 63 (5.56%) TDD
16 59 (5.20%) MVC
16 59 (5.20%) OO
17 56 (4.94%) Analytics
18 53 (4.67%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 412 (36.33%) Python
2 297 (26.19%) Java
3 161 (14.20%) C++
4 151 (13.32%) JavaScript
5 147 (12.96%) Bash Shell
6 127 (11.20%) SQL
7 125 (11.02%) C
7 125 (11.02%) PHP
8 100 (8.82%) PowerShell
9 76 (6.70%) Perl
10 54 (4.76%) Shell Script
11 48 (4.23%) C#
12 46 (4.06%) Ruby
13 28 (2.47%) PL/SQL
14 18 (1.59%) VBScript
15 16 (1.41%) T-SQL
16 14 (1.23%) Embedded C
17 11 (0.97%) AWK
18 10 (0.88%) Embedded C++
19 9 (0.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 206 (18.17%) Degree
2 56 (4.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 39 (3.44%) Cisco Certification
4 31 (2.73%) CCNA
5 27 (2.38%) CISSP
6 24 (2.12%) CISM
6 24 (2.12%) SSCP
7 22 (1.94%) Security Cleared
8 21 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
9 19 (1.68%) GCIA
10 16 (1.41%) CompTIA Security+
10 16 (1.41%) GCIH
10 16 (1.41%) GSEC
11 15 (1.32%) CCNP
12 13 (1.15%) CEH
12 13 (1.15%) PhD
13 12 (1.06%) CRISC
13 12 (1.06%) DV Cleared
14 10 (0.88%) CISA
15 9 (0.79%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (4.14%) QA
1 47 (4.14%) SLA
2 39 (3.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 33 (2.91%) PCI DSS
4 29 (2.56%) PSD2
5 21 (1.85%) GDPR
6 14 (1.23%) ISO 22301
7 10 (0.88%) COBIT
7 10 (0.88%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.18%) HIPAA
8 2 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.088%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 165 (14.55%) Docker
2 113 (9.96%) Active Directory
3 112 (9.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 50 (4.41%) Hyper-V
5 37 (3.26%) VMware ESXi
6 34 (3.00%) vSphere
7 21 (1.85%) Virtual Machines
7 21 (1.85%) VMware Workstation
8 17 (1.50%) HDFS
9 14 (1.23%) VirtualBox
10 10 (0.88%) Ceph
10 10 (0.88%) Samba
11 9 (0.79%) iptables
11 9 (0.79%) NFS
12 8 (0.71%) XenServer
13 7 (0.62%) Firmware
13 7 (0.62%) KVM
13 7 (0.62%) Xen
14 5 (0.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 5 (0.44%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 140 (12.35%) Puppet
2 135 (11.90%) Ansible
3 83 (7.32%) Kubernetes
4 64 (5.64%) Opscode Chef
5 32 (2.82%) Terraform
6 29 (2.56%) Prometheus
7 27 (2.38%) SCCM
8 24 (2.12%) Nagios
9 23 (2.03%) Docker Swarm
9 23 (2.03%) Grafana
10 21 (1.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 20 (1.76%) HAProxy
11 20 (1.76%) Norton AntiVirus
12 14 (1.23%) yum
13 13 (1.15%) vRealize
13 13 (1.15%) vRealize Orchestrator
14 11 (0.97%) Backup Exec
14 11 (0.97%) Kibana
14 11 (0.97%) logstash
15 10 (0.88%) Nessus
Vendors
1 203 (17.90%) Microsoft
2 179 (15.78%) VMware
3 166 (14.64%) Oracle
4 72 (6.35%) IBM
5 59 (5.20%) Red Hat
6 58 (5.11%) WorldPay
7 53 (4.67%) Cisco
8 40 (3.53%) Citrix
9 31 (2.73%) Juniper
10 30 (2.65%) Google
11 29 (2.56%) NetApp
11 29 (2.56%) Splunk
12 24 (2.12%) HP
12 24 (2.12%) Symantec
13 16 (1.41%) Alteryx
13 16 (1.41%) LogRhythm
13 16 (1.41%) Veeam
14 14 (1.23%) Atlassian
14 14 (1.23%) F5
14 14 (1.23%) SAP