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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
UK / England
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 16 16
Rank change year-on-year 0 0  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 8519 10742 10272
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 10.62% 10.97% 10.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.67% 41.81% 37.68%
Number of salaries quoted 7041 8953 8650
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
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 England with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 19071 25690 27264
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 23.78% 26.24% 27.19%
Number of salaries quoted 16154 21803 23030
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.40% +1.21%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 England

Linux
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux in England.

Salary trend for Linux in England

Linux
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in England over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 3 months to 29 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
London 0 3876 £60,000 +4.34% 659
South East -1 1851 £45,000 +2.10% 254
East of England -3 651 £45,000 +8.43% 97
South West -2 548 £40,000 - 98
North West +6 536 £40,000 -2.43% 114
Yorkshire -6 459 £42,500 - 72
West Midlands -4 371 £37,500 -6.25% 47
East Midlands -12 206 £40,000 +5.26% 29
North East +6 40 £33,325 -4.78% 22
Linux
UK

For the 6 months to 29 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 England region with a requirement for Linux.

1 6170 (34.78%) Windows
2 5044 (28.44%) Java
3 5006 (28.22%) Python
4 4606 (25.97%) Agile Software Development
5 4520 (25.48%) Unix
6 4170 (23.51%) SQL
7 3603 (20.31%) DevOps
8 3463 (19.52%) Finance
9 3265 (18.41%) MySQL
10 3218 (18.14%) JavaScript
11 3123 (17.61%) Amazon AWS
12 2841 (16.02%) Puppet
13 2802 (15.80%) VMware
14 2668 (15.04%) Git (software)
15 2654 (14.96%) Degree
16 2589 (14.60%) Oracle
17 2579 (14.54%) C++
18 2534 (14.29%) HTML
19 2384 (13.44%) PHP
20 2376 (13.39%) Software Engineering
21 2359 (13.30%) Bash Shell
22 2257 (12.72%) Red Hat
23 2156 (12.15%) Microsoft
24 2111 (11.90%) CSS
25 2088 (11.77%) Perl
26 2075 (11.70%) Opscode Chef
26 2075 (11.70%) Jenkins
27 2034 (11.47%) Apache
28 1905 (10.74%) Ruby
29 1875 (10.57%) Ansible

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 2034 (11.47%) Apache
2 1136 (6.40%) Tomcat
3 742 (4.18%) IIS
4 712 (4.01%) JBoss
5 627 (3.53%) Elasticsearch
6 600 (3.38%) WebSphere
7 563 (3.17%) nginx
8 550 (3.10%) WebLogic
9 458 (2.58%) MS Exchange
10 449 (2.53%) OpenStack
11 328 (1.85%) Apache Spark
12 306 (1.73%) Confluence
13 229 (1.29%) SharePoint
14 227 (1.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 219 (1.23%) CMS
16 217 (1.22%) WordPress
17 159 (0.90%) Drupal
18 155 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2010
19 135 (0.76%) CloudStack
20 125 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 944 (5.32%) MS Excel
2 338 (1.91%) MS Office
3 85 (0.48%) Photoshop
4 84 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
5 67 (0.38%) MS Visio
6 16 (0.090%) Adobe Illustrator
7 14 (0.079%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 14 (0.079%) Simulink
8 13 (0.073%) SPSS
9 12 (0.068%) GNU Octave
10 11 (0.062%) MS Project
11 10 (0.056%) GIMP
12 9 (0.051%) Spreadsheet
13 8 (0.045%) HipChat
14 6 (0.034%) SOLIDWORKS
15 5 (0.028%) Maya
15 5 (0.028%) Weka
16 4 (0.023%) 3ds Max
16 4 (0.023%) EngageOne
16 4 (0.023%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 146 (0.82%) Magento
2 134 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 96 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
4 70 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
5 62 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
6 35 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
7 33 (0.19%) RMDS
8 32 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
9 23 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
10 20 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
11 17 (0.096%) Oracle 11i
12 14 (0.079%) assyst
12 14 (0.079%) BusinessWorks
13 11 (0.062%) NetSuite
14 10 (0.056%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
15 9 (0.051%) Oracle Receivables
15 9 (0.051%) Sage X3
16 8 (0.045%) Oracle Payables
16 8 (0.045%) Remedy ITSM
16 8 (0.045%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 3123 (17.61%) Amazon AWS
2 978 (5.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 657 (3.70%) SaaS
4 427 (2.41%) Office 365
5 362 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
6 318 (1.79%) GitHub
7 276 (1.56%) Google Cloud Platform
8 269 (1.52%) PaaS
9 249 (1.40%) IaaS
10 244 (1.38%) AWS CloudFormation
10 244 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
11 222 (1.25%) Amazon S3
12 111 (0.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 93 (0.52%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 88 (0.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 66 (0.37%) Route 53
16 64 (0.36%) Amazon ELB
17 63 (0.36%) Amazon SQS
18 61 (0.34%) Heroku
19 53 (0.30%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1831 (10.32%) Firewall
2 1567 (8.83%) TCP/IP
3 1226 (6.91%) DNS
4 818 (4.61%) SAN
5 781 (4.40%) Internet
6 676 (3.81%) HTTP
7 672 (3.79%) WAN
8 626 (3.53%) LAN
9 625 (3.52%) VPN
10 591 (3.33%) DHCP
11 456 (2.57%) Network Security
12 409 (2.31%) SSL
13 395 (2.23%) LDAP
14 354 (2.00%) VoIP
15 340 (1.92%) VLAN
16 323 (1.82%) BGP
17 281 (1.58%) Wireless
18 275 (1.55%) OSPF
19 264 (1.49%) NAS
20 250 (1.41%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3265 (18.41%) MySQL
2 1701 (9.59%) SQL Server
3 1089 (6.14%) MongoDB
4 1073 (6.05%) NoSQL
5 992 (5.59%) Relational Database
6 891 (5.02%) PostgreSQL
7 678 (3.82%) Big Data
8 624 (3.52%) Hadoop
9 587 (3.31%) Oracle Database
10 485 (2.73%) RDBMS
11 443 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
12 393 (2.22%) Redis
13 248 (1.40%) Oracle Database 11g
14 247 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
15 214 (1.21%) Amazon RDS
16 211 (1.19%) HBase
17 196 (1.10%) DB2
18 173 (0.98%) Apache Hive
19 150 (0.85%) Oracle Database 12c
20 145 (0.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 2668 (15.04%) Git (software)
2 2075 (11.70%) Jenkins
3 1005 (5.67%) JIRA
4 934 (5.27%) Subversion
5 681 (3.84%) Maven
6 580 (3.27%) Selenium
7 515 (2.90%) JUnit
8 439 (2.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 373 (2.10%) TeamCity
10 370 (2.09%) Vagrant
11 312 (1.76%) Cucumber
12 279 (1.57%) Gradle
13 225 (1.27%) Ant
14 217 (1.22%) Eclipse
15 202 (1.14%) Hudson
16 187 (1.05%) JMeter
17 159 (0.90%) Visual Studio
18 150 (0.85%) Octopus Deploy
19 149 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
20 139 (0.78%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3463 (19.52%) Finance
2 1270 (7.16%) Banking
3 934 (5.27%) Telecoms
4 573 (3.23%) Marketing
5 563 (3.17%) Games
6 558 (3.15%) Retail
7 385 (2.17%) Electronics
8 338 (1.91%) Front Office
9 308 (1.74%) Manufacturing
10 278 (1.57%) Advertising
11 276 (1.56%) Investment Banking
12 205 (1.16%) Financial Institution
13 152 (0.86%) Back Office
13 152 (0.86%) Legal
14 129 (0.73%) Publishing
15 112 (0.63%) Automotive
16 85 (0.48%) French Language
17 80 (0.45%) Law
18 66 (0.37%) German Language
19 58 (0.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4668 (26.32%) Developer
2 1889 (10.65%) DevOps Engineer
3 1689 (9.52%) Linux Engineer
4 1592 (8.98%) Administrator
5 1322 (7.45%) Java Developer
6 1209 (6.82%) Software Engineer
7 1182 (6.66%) Analyst
8 1152 (6.49%) Systems Administrator
9 944 (5.32%) Senior Developer
10 931 (5.25%) PHP Developer
11 889 (5.01%) Linux Administrator
12 797 (4.49%) Support Engineer
13 716 (4.04%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 686 (3.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 677 (3.82%) Architect
16 609 (3.43%) C++ Developer
17 591 (3.33%) Systems Engineer
18 587 (3.31%) Linux/Unix DevOps
19 559 (3.15%) Software Developer
20 549 (3.10%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2534 (14.29%) HTML
2 2111 (11.90%) CSS
3 1797 (10.13%) Web Services
4 1235 (6.96%) LAMP
5 1156 (6.52%) XML
6 1109 (6.25%) .NET
7 1091 (6.15%) Spring
8 1007 (5.68%) jQuery
9 910 (5.13%) AngularJS
10 871 (4.91%) HTML5
11 858 (4.84%) REST
12 829 (4.67%) Node.js
13 736 (4.15%) SOAP
14 664 (3.74%) Middleware
15 642 (3.62%) RESTful
16 620 (3.50%) JSON
17 569 (3.21%) J2EE
18 538 (3.03%) Hibernate
19 466 (2.63%) Ajax
20 461 (2.60%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1704 (9.61%) Computer Science
2 1127 (6.35%) Data Centre
3 1086 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
4 663 (3.74%) Linux Command Line
5 481 (2.71%) Management Information System
6 467 (2.63%) Algorithms
7 442 (2.49%) Fintech
8 355 (2.00%) Clustering
9 352 (1.98%) User Experience
10 281 (1.58%) Equities
11 268 (1.51%) Mobile App
12 266 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
13 229 (1.29%) Hedge funds
14 226 (1.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 207 (1.17%) Data Structures
16 198 (1.12%) iPad
17 192 (1.08%) Public Cloud
18 185 (1.04%) Derivative
19 167 (0.94%) Replication
20 150 (0.85%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 6170 (34.78%) Windows
2 4520 (25.48%) Unix
3 1791 (10.10%) Windows Server
4 1747 (9.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1246 (7.02%) CentOS
6 959 (5.41%) Ubuntu
7 815 (4.59%) Solaris
8 703 (3.96%) Windows Server 2012
9 672 (3.79%) Windows Server 2008
10 494 (2.78%) Android
11 475 (2.68%) Debian
12 335 (1.89%) Mac OS X
13 315 (1.78%) Apple iOS
14 309 (1.74%) AIX
15 252 (1.42%) Windows Server 2003
16 202 (1.14%) Mac OS
17 191 (1.08%) Windows 7
18 180 (1.01%) Embedded Linux
19 131 (0.74%) SUSE
20 118 (0.67%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4606 (25.97%) Agile Software Development
2 3603 (20.31%) DevOps
3 2376 (13.39%) Software Engineering
4 1854 (10.45%) Continuous Integration
5 1631 (9.19%) Scrum
6 1578 (8.90%) Configuration Management
7 1524 (8.59%) ITIL
8 1441 (8.12%) Open Source
9 1354 (7.63%) OO
10 1302 (7.34%) TDD
11 1046 (5.90%) MVC
12 993 (5.60%) E-Commerce
13 935 (5.27%) SDLC
14 905 (5.10%) Mentoring
15 877 (4.94%) Web Development
16 761 (4.29%) High Availability
17 730 (4.12%) OOP
18 720 (4.06%) Mathematics
19 708 (3.99%) Analytics
20 654 (3.69%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5044 (28.44%) Java
2 5006 (28.22%) Python
3 4170 (23.51%) SQL
4 3218 (18.14%) JavaScript
5 2579 (14.54%) C++
6 2384 (13.44%) PHP
7 2359 (13.30%) Bash Shell
8 2088 (11.77%) Perl
9 1905 (10.74%) Ruby
10 1454 (8.20%) C
11 1198 (6.75%) C#
12 1108 (6.25%) Shell Script
13 1040 (5.86%) PowerShell
14 508 (2.86%) Scala
15 367 (2.07%) PL/SQL
16 333 (1.88%) Go
17 267 (1.51%) Groovy
18 181 (1.02%) Embedded C
19 169 (0.95%) VB
20 156 (0.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2654 (14.96%) Degree
2 870 (4.90%) Security Cleared
3 687 (3.87%) Cisco Certification
4 440 (2.48%) CCNA
5 419 (2.36%) SC Cleared
6 392 (2.21%) CISSP
7 360 (2.03%) CCNP
8 321 (1.81%) Microsoft Certification
9 315 (1.78%) DV Cleared
10 224 (1.26%) CISM
11 216 (1.22%) MCSE
12 167 (0.94%) GIAC
13 159 (0.90%) ISTQB
14 156 (0.88%) PhD
15 154 (0.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 152 (0.86%) SANS
17 147 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
18 141 (0.79%) ISEB
19 135 (0.76%) GCIA
20 125 (0.70%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 806 (4.54%) QA
2 416 (2.35%) SLA
3 294 (1.66%) PCI DSS
4 282 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 54 (0.30%) Data Quality
6 43 (0.24%) ISO 9001
7 32 (0.18%) GCP
8 30 (0.17%) PMO
9 29 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 25 (0.14%) Disclosure Scotland
11 22 (0.12%) SDET
12 20 (0.11%) JTAG
12 20 (0.11%) MiFID
13 16 (0.090%) HL7
14 13 (0.073%) COBIT
14 13 (0.073%) GPG13
14 13 (0.073%) SSAE 16
15 12 (0.068%) MISRA
16 11 (0.062%) HMG Security Policy Framework
17 7 (0.039%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 1871 (10.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1573 (8.87%) Docker
3 1528 (8.61%) Active Directory
4 698 (3.94%) Hyper-V
5 513 (2.89%) vSphere
6 314 (1.77%) Xen
7 266 (1.50%) Virtual Machines
8 255 (1.44%) KVM
9 236 (1.33%) NFS
10 213 (1.20%) Firmware
11 208 (1.17%) XenServer
12 184 (1.04%) XenApp
13 181 (1.02%) Oracle RAC
14 160 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
15 127 (0.72%) VMware ESX
16 106 (0.60%) Varnish
17 104 (0.59%) Virtual Servers
18 103 (0.58%) HDFS
19 98 (0.55%) Snort
20 95 (0.54%) iptables
Systems Management
1 2841 (16.02%) Puppet
2 2075 (11.70%) Opscode Chef
3 1875 (10.57%) Ansible
4 747 (4.21%) Nagios
5 475 (2.68%) Kubernetes
6 369 (2.08%) Terraform
7 295 (1.66%) Salt
8 292 (1.65%) SCCM
9 180 (1.01%) ZABBIX
10 165 (0.93%) SCOM
11 156 (0.88%) NetBackup
12 155 (0.87%) Tivoli
13 144 (0.81%) Cobbler
14 136 (0.77%) Mesos
15 133 (0.75%) Graphite
16 131 (0.74%) logstash
17 122 (0.69%) Nessus
18 120 (0.68%) Red Hat Satellite
19 112 (0.63%) Kibana
19 112 (0.63%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 2802 (15.80%) VMware
2 2589 (14.60%) Oracle
3 2257 (12.72%) Red Hat
4 2156 (12.15%) Microsoft
5 1490 (8.40%) Cisco
6 616 (3.47%) HP
7 547 (3.08%) Citrix
8 483 (2.72%) Google
9 476 (2.68%) IBM
10 446 (2.51%) NetApp
11 426 (2.40%) Splunk
12 416 (2.35%) Juniper
13 331 (1.87%) CheckPoint
14 330 (1.86%) EMC
15 263 (1.48%) F5
16 257 (1.45%) Sybase
17 254 (1.43%) Zend
18 245 (1.38%) Sun
19 232 (1.31%) SAP
20 231 (1.30%) Atlassian
Manchester, Lancashire
Digital Gurus
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Cheapside DT
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Talent International
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Verticality Ltd
Salary: circa £40k + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Folkestone, Kent
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + 10% performance bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
West London
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Talent International
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary and Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus+HC+Pension+More
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
North West London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Up to 40,000 + pension + 25 days holiday
Posted: 10 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 PA
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
West London
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: Market Rates
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Cheapside DT
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £80k + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
St. Helens, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
North West
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leigh, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35-40k + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago