Linux Jobs in England

Linux
UK > England

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 24 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
24 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 29 35 29
Rank change year-on-year +6 -6 -3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 5,141 6,086 12,406
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 5.86% 6.98% 9.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.24% 43.20% 47.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3,458 3,895 5,880
10th Percentile £35,000 £36,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £46,250 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -15.38% +8.33% +4.35%
75th Percentile £75,000 £85,000 £80,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £105,000 £100,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.00% +4.17% +9.09%

All Operating Systems
England

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 England with a requirement for operating system skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 12,467 14,088 26,325
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 14.22% 16.16% 19.10%
Number of salaries quoted 9,811 9,655 14,863
10th Percentile £25,759 £26,870 £26,250
25th Percentile £31,250 £35,000 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -14.29% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £62,500 £72,500 £71,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £93,750 £87,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -14.29% - +5.00%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Linux as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in England

Linux
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Linux in England.

Salary trend for Linux in England

Linux
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Linux in England over the 6 months to 24 May 2024.

Salary histogram for Linux in England

Linux
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the England region over the 6 months to 24 May 2024. 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
Jobs
London -5 1,292 £75,000 -6.25% 561
South East -1 1,184 £55,000 +10.00% 418
South West +2 866 £52,500 -4.55% 176
North of England +19 826 £50,000 - 140
North West +21 524 £52,500 - 76
Midlands +21 512 £50,000 -9.09% 132
East of England +13 428 £52,500 -8.70% 177
East Midlands +31 295 £50,000 -9.09% 54
Yorkshire +15 246 £47,500 -4.04% 52
West Midlands -7 217 £54,000 -1.82% 75
North East -14 56 £52,500 +25.75% 13
Linux
UK

Linux
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 236 (4.59%) Apache
2 175 (3.40%) Microsoft Exchange
3 113 (2.20%) nginx
4 107 (2.08%) IIS
5 90 (1.75%) SharePoint
6 82 (1.60%) Confluence
7 68 (1.32%) Apache Spark
8 57 (1.11%) WebLogic
9 45 (0.88%) Tomcat
10 42 (0.82%) OpenStack
11 35 (0.68%) ArcGIS
12 33 (0.64%) WebSphere
13 28 (0.54%) GeoServer
14 22 (0.43%) JBoss
14 22 (0.43%) Jupyter
14 22 (0.43%) WordPress
15 18 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
16 14 (0.27%) Oracle Service Bus
17 11 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2007
17 11 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 89 (1.73%) Microsoft Office
2 40 (0.78%) Microsoft Excel
3 39 (0.76%) Simulink
4 18 (0.35%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.19%) OrCAD
6 7 (0.14%) GNU Octave
7 6 (0.12%) SOLIDWORKS
8 4 (0.078%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.078%) Doxygen
8 4 (0.078%) Photoshop
9 3 (0.058%) Microsoft Project
10 2 (0.039%) Abaqus
10 2 (0.039%) CATIA
10 2 (0.039%) NASTRAN
10 2 (0.039%) Trello
11 1 (0.019%) 1Password
11 1 (0.019%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 1 (0.019%) Weka
Business Applications
1 30 (0.58%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 24 (0.47%) NEC Housing
3 21 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
4 17 (0.33%) Fidessa
5 9 (0.18%) Teamcenter
6 6 (0.12%) Temenos T24
6 6 (0.12%) Unit4 Business World
7 5 (0.097%) Oracle Cash Management
7 5 (0.097%) SAP ERP
8 4 (0.078%) NetSuite
9 3 (0.058%) Maximo
9 3 (0.058%) Oracle EBS
10 2 (0.039%) Oracle EBS R12
10 2 (0.039%) Shopify
11 1 (0.019%) Magento
11 1 (0.019%) Oracle Applications
11 1 (0.019%) Oracle ERP
11 1 (0.019%) PeopleSoft HCM
11 1 (0.019%) SAP MDG
11 1 (0.019%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 1,591 (30.95%) Azure
2 1,201 (23.36%) AWS
3 332 (6.46%) Microsoft 365
4 324 (6.30%) Entra ID
5 278 (5.41%) IBM Cloud
6 235 (4.57%) GCP
7 233 (4.53%) Azure DevOps
8 228 (4.43%) Serverless
9 151 (2.94%) OpenShift
10 144 (2.80%) SaaS
11 135 (2.63%) Azure Logic Apps
12 134 (2.61%) GitHub
13 132 (2.57%) Azure Functions
14 129 (2.51%) Azure Service Bus
15 126 (2.45%) Azure API Management
16 115 (2.24%) Amazon S3
17 109 (2.12%) Amazon EKS
18 76 (1.48%) AWS CloudFormation
19 75 (1.46%) AWS Lambda
19 75 (1.46%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 706 (13.73%) Firewall
2 424 (8.25%) DNS
3 369 (7.18%) TCP/IP
4 255 (4.96%) VPN
5 253 (4.92%) 5G
6 247 (4.80%) DHCP
7 230 (4.47%) Broadband
8 209 (4.07%) SAN
9 200 (3.89%) WAN
10 180 (3.50%) Internet
10 180 (3.50%) LAN
11 134 (2.61%) Wireless
12 114 (2.22%) Network Security
13 110 (2.14%) HTTP
14 95 (1.85%) NAS
15 89 (1.73%) VLAN
15 89 (1.73%) Wi-Fi
16 88 (1.71%) SNMP
17 75 (1.46%) BGP
18 72 (1.40%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 476 (9.26%) PostgreSQL
2 424 (8.25%) MongoDB
3 361 (7.02%) NoSQL
4 358 (6.96%) SQL Server
5 331 (6.44%) MySQL
6 280 (5.45%) DB2
7 248 (4.82%) Relational Database
8 107 (2.08%) Oracle Database
9 101 (1.96%) Amazon RDS
10 89 (1.73%) Big Data
11 85 (1.65%) Elasticsearch
12 56 (1.09%) Redis
13 55 (1.07%) Hadoop
14 51 (0.99%) Power BI
15 48 (0.93%) GIS
16 42 (0.82%) MariaDB
16 42 (0.82%) RDBMS
17 28 (0.54%) Cloudera CDH
17 28 (0.54%) QGIS
18 26 (0.51%) Amazon Aurora
Development Applications
1 388 (7.55%) Git
2 326 (6.34%) JIRA
3 278 (5.41%) Jenkins
4 137 (2.66%) GitLab
5 95 (1.85%) Subversion
6 61 (1.19%) Bitbucket
6 61 (1.19%) Visual Studio
7 41 (0.80%) Eclipse
8 30 (0.58%) Artifactory
9 28 (0.54%) Burp Suite
9 28 (0.54%) Metasploit
10 26 (0.51%) Ant
10 26 (0.51%) TeamCity
11 23 (0.45%) Robot Framework
12 21 (0.41%) CMake
13 20 (0.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 18 (0.35%) GDB
14 18 (0.35%) Vagrant
15 16 (0.31%) Trac
16 15 (0.29%) IBM UrbanCode
General
1 1,097 (21.34%) Social Skills
2 681 (13.25%) Finance
3 608 (11.83%) Analytical Skills
4 466 (9.06%) Public Sector
5 398 (7.74%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 262 (5.10%) Aerospace
7 202 (3.93%) Banking
8 199 (3.87%) Electronics
9 161 (3.13%) Telecoms
10 151 (2.94%) Manufacturing
11 107 (2.08%) Retail
12 102 (1.98%) Marketing
13 83 (1.61%) Automotive
14 79 (1.54%) Law
15 77 (1.50%) Presentation Skills
16 61 (1.19%) Military
17 59 (1.15%) Front Office
18 47 (0.91%) Organisational Skills
19 39 (0.76%) Financial Institution
20 34 (0.66%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 996 (19.37%) Senior
2 772 (15.02%) Software Engineer
3 722 (14.04%) Developer
4 510 (9.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 334 (6.50%) Linux Engineer
6 314 (6.11%) Lead
7 302 (5.87%) DevOps Engineer
8 299 (5.82%) Embedded Engineer
9 273 (5.31%) Architect
10 254 (4.94%) Senior Software Engineer
11 246 (4.79%) Support Engineer
12 236 (4.59%) Embedded Software Engineer
13 232 (4.51%) Administrator
14 216 (4.20%) Linux Specialist
15 214 (4.16%) Technical Specialist
16 212 (4.12%) Analyst
17 186 (3.62%) Systems Engineer
18 184 (3.58%) Full Stack Developer
19 171 (3.33%) Azure Engineer
20 159 (3.09%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 502 (9.76%) HTML
2 486 (9.45%) React
3 448 (8.71%) REST
4 443 (8.62%) CSS
5 421 (8.19%) .NET
6 347 (6.75%) Web Services
7 336 (6.54%) AngularJS
8 305 (5.93%) jQuery
9 291 (5.66%) Vue
10 283 (5.50%) Node.js
11 272 (5.29%) ASP.NET
12 246 (4.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 238 (4.63%) ASP.NET Core
13 238 (4.63%) Backbone.js
13 238 (4.63%) Ember.js
14 147 (2.86%) RabbitMQ
15 138 (2.68%) XML
16 114 (2.22%) Middleware
17 90 (1.75%) YAML
18 87 (1.69%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 363 (7.06%) Algorithms
2 361 (7.02%) Hybrid Cloud
3 306 (5.95%) Data Centre
4 280 (5.45%) Blockchain
5 257 (5.00%) Data Structures
6 244 (4.75%) Public Cloud
7 211 (4.10%) Social Media
8 199 (3.87%) IoT
9 170 (3.31%) Self-Motivation
10 140 (2.72%) Linux Command Line
11 132 (2.57%) Management Information System
12 128 (2.49%) Distributed Systems
13 117 (2.28%) Embedded Systems
14 115 (2.24%) e-Learning
15 113 (2.20%) Cloud Native
16 110 (2.14%) PKI
17 83 (1.61%) Replication
18 76 (1.48%) FPGA
19 73 (1.42%) Client/Server
19 73 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2,198 (42.75%) Windows
2 552 (10.74%) Ubuntu
3 531 (10.33%) Windows Server
4 505 (9.82%) Unix
5 390 (7.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 342 (6.65%) Android
7 312 (6.07%) CentOS
8 298 (5.80%) Apple iOS
9 254 (4.94%) Embedded Linux
10 174 (3.38%) Windows Server 2016
11 165 (3.21%) Debian
12 122 (2.37%) Windows Server 2012
13 121 (2.35%) Windows Server 2019
14 112 (2.18%) Windows 10
15 108 (2.10%) Solaris
16 87 (1.69%) Mac OS
17 68 (1.32%) VMS
18 53 (1.03%) AIX
19 48 (0.93%) Alpine Linux
20 42 (0.82%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,117 (21.73%) Software Engineering
2 1,101 (21.42%) DevOps
3 1,084 (21.09%) Agile
4 882 (17.16%) Problem-Solving
5 663 (12.90%) Artificial Intelligence
6 624 (12.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 600 (11.67%) Cybersecurity
8 552 (10.74%) CI/CD
9 507 (9.86%) Computer Science
10 501 (9.75%) Mentoring
11 417 (8.11%) OO
12 398 (7.74%) Full Stack Development
13 383 (7.45%) Infrastructure as Code
14 364 (7.08%) Actionable Insight
15 354 (6.89%) User Experience
16 348 (6.77%) Web Development
17 333 (6.48%) Containerisation
18 330 (6.42%) OOP
19 313 (6.09%) MVC
20 307 (5.97%) Collaborative Working
Programming Languages
1 1,584 (30.81%) Python
2 989 (19.24%) SQL
3 862 (16.77%) Bash
4 759 (14.76%) Java
5 746 (14.51%) C
6 724 (14.08%) JavaScript
7 621 (12.08%) C++
8 577 (11.22%) PowerShell
9 569 (11.07%) C#
10 180 (3.50%) PHP
11 160 (3.11%) Shell Script
12 158 (3.07%) Perl
13 144 (2.80%) Embedded C
14 140 (2.72%) Rust
15 117 (2.28%) TypeScript
16 115 (2.24%) Go
17 74 (1.44%) VB
18 69 (1.34%) Ruby
19 53 (1.03%) Kotlin
20 41 (0.80%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 1,115 (21.69%) Security Cleared
2 892 (17.35%) Degree
3 561 (10.91%) SC Cleared
4 479 (9.32%) DV Cleared
5 306 (5.95%) Computer Science Degree
6 147 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
7 134 (2.61%) Microsoft Certification
8 124 (2.41%) CCNA
9 122 (2.37%) Azure Certification
10 116 (2.26%) Master's Degree
11 108 (2.10%) AWS Certification
12 100 (1.95%) MCSE
13 69 (1.34%) MCSA
14 65 (1.26%) PhD
15 55 (1.07%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
16 50 (0.97%) CCNP
17 40 (0.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 32 (0.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 32 (0.62%) Network+ Certification
19 30 (0.58%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 106 (2.06%) SLA
2 88 (1.71%) QA
3 62 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 52 (1.01%) GDPR
5 39 (0.76%) Accessibility
6 38 (0.74%) NIST
7 27 (0.53%) Cyber Essentials
8 26 (0.51%) PMO
9 16 (0.31%) Data Quality
10 15 (0.29%) ISO 13485
11 14 (0.27%) PCI DSS
12 13 (0.25%) MISRA
12 13 (0.25%) NCSC
13 9 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 8 (0.16%) IEC 62304
14 8 (0.16%) JTAG
15 7 (0.14%) GRC
15 7 (0.14%) HIPAA
15 7 (0.14%) ISO 9000
16 6 (0.12%) Def Stans
System Software
1 777 (15.11%) Active Directory
2 665 (12.94%) Docker
3 547 (10.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 247 (4.80%) Hyper-V
5 138 (2.68%) Firmware
6 132 (2.57%) vSphere
7 128 (2.49%) VMware ESXi
8 108 (2.10%) Virtual Machines
9 61 (1.19%) Embedded Firmware
10 40 (0.78%) Virtual Servers
11 31 (0.60%) KVM
12 28 (0.54%) Virtual Desktop
13 25 (0.49%) NFS
14 22 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
15 19 (0.37%) pfSense
16 18 (0.35%) VMware NSX
16 18 (0.35%) VMware Workstation
17 16 (0.31%) VMware Server
18 12 (0.23%) XenApp
19 11 (0.21%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 762 (14.82%) Kubernetes
2 750 (14.59%) Ansible
3 557 (10.83%) Terraform
4 296 (5.76%) Microsoft Intune
5 271 (5.27%) Puppet
6 215 (4.18%) Jamf Pro
7 134 (2.61%) vCenter Server
8 120 (2.33%) Prometheus
9 116 (2.26%) Progress Chef
10 113 (2.20%) Grafana
11 97 (1.89%) SCCM
12 76 (1.48%) SCOM
13 72 (1.40%) ZABBIX
14 71 (1.38%) Nagios
15 65 (1.26%) WSUS
16 38 (0.74%) Active Directory Federation Services
17 32 (0.62%) EMC NetWorker
18 31 (0.60%) HAProxy
19 28 (0.54%) Single Sign-On
20 25 (0.49%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 1,062 (20.66%) Microsoft
2 797 (15.50%) VMware
3 747 (14.53%) Red Hat
4 408 (7.94%) Oracle
5 377 (7.33%) IBM
6 286 (5.56%) Cisco
7 212 (4.12%) Tanium
8 211 (4.10%) CyberArk
9 138 (2.68%) Veeam
10 132 (2.57%) Google
11 98 (1.91%) NetApp
12 93 (1.81%) Palo Alto
13 89 (1.73%) Citrix
14 87 (1.69%) Splunk
15 81 (1.58%) Juniper
16 74 (1.44%) SAP
17 65 (1.26%) Atlassian
18 64 (1.24%) EMC
19 63 (1.23%) Dell
20 62 (1.21%) SolarWinds