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 28 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
UK / England
3 months to
28 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 16 16
Rank change year-on-year 0 0  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 9165 10265 10891
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 11.47% 10.96% 10.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 45.86% 42.49% 39.74%
Number of salaries quoted 7609 8667 9217
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 19986 24160 27408
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 25.01% 25.79% 27.06%
Number of salaries quoted 16758 20744 23154
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +1.20%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +1 4380 £60,000 +4.34% 626
South East 0 1876 £45,000 - 274
East of England -4 635 £47,500 +5.55% 139
North West +5 604 £40,000 +6.66% 110
South West -3 589 £41,750 +4.37% 99
Yorkshire 0 528 £42,500 - 92
West Midlands +6 380 £40,000 +6.66% 57
East Midlands -8 186 £40,000 - 28
North East -6 27 £35,000 +16.66% 7
Midlands +11 3 £60,000 -
Linux
UK

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 5876 (33.47%) Windows
2 5063 (28.84%) Java
3 4991 (28.43%) Python
4 4762 (27.12%) Agile Software Development
5 4271 (24.33%) Unix
6 4155 (23.67%) SQL
7 3847 (21.91%) DevOps
8 3357 (19.12%) Amazon AWS
9 3334 (18.99%) Finance
10 3295 (18.77%) MySQL
11 3232 (18.41%) JavaScript
12 2789 (15.89%) Puppet
13 2764 (15.74%) Git (software)
14 2718 (15.48%) Degree
15 2672 (15.22%) VMware
16 2563 (14.60%) C++
17 2504 (14.26%) HTML
18 2423 (13.80%) Oracle
19 2402 (13.68%) PHP
20 2372 (13.51%) Software Engineering
21 2278 (12.97%) Bash Shell
22 2176 (12.39%) Red Hat
23 2130 (12.13%) Jenkins
24 2101 (11.97%) CSS
25 2080 (11.85%) Ansible
26 2048 (11.66%) Opscode Chef
27 1999 (11.39%) Perl
28 1998 (11.38%) Apache
29 1990 (11.33%) Microsoft
30 1917 (10.92%) Continuous Integration

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 1998 (11.38%) Apache
2 1018 (5.80%) Tomcat
3 634 (3.61%) IIS
4 631 (3.59%) Elasticsearch
5 612 (3.49%) nginx
6 586 (3.34%) JBoss
7 486 (2.77%) OpenStack
8 456 (2.60%) WebLogic
9 433 (2.47%) WebSphere
10 408 (2.32%) MS Exchange
11 349 (1.99%) Confluence
12 327 (1.86%) Apache Spark
13 230 (1.31%) CMS
14 211 (1.20%) SharePoint
15 199 (1.13%) WordPress
16 198 (1.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 169 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
18 159 (0.91%) Drupal
19 139 (0.79%) Apache Solr
20 126 (0.72%) CloudStack
Applications
1 312 (1.78%) Microsoft Office
2 127 (0.72%) Microsoft Excel
3 60 (0.34%) MS Visio
4 52 (0.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 52 (0.30%) Photoshop
5 19 (0.11%) SPSS
6 15 (0.085%) Microsoft Project
7 12 (0.068%) Spreadsheet
8 10 (0.057%) Adobe Illustrator
8 10 (0.057%) Maya
8 10 (0.057%) Simulink
9 9 (0.051%) 3ds Max
9 9 (0.051%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 8 (0.046%) GNU Octave
11 7 (0.040%) Campfire
11 7 (0.040%) Maple
12 6 (0.034%) EngageOne
13 5 (0.028%) GIMP
13 5 (0.028%) SOLIDWORKS
13 5 (0.028%) Weka
Business Applications
1 209 (1.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 146 (0.83%) Magento
3 81 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
4 73 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
5 49 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
6 24 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
7 23 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
7 23 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
8 20 (0.11%) RMDS
9 14 (0.080%) Oracle BPM
10 12 (0.068%) assyst
11 11 (0.063%) Remedy ITSM
12 10 (0.057%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
12 10 (0.057%) NetSuite
12 10 (0.057%) Sage X3
12 10 (0.057%) SAP Hybris
13 9 (0.051%) Oracle 11i
14 8 (0.046%) BusinessWorks
14 8 (0.046%) Dynamics AX
14 8 (0.046%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 3357 (19.12%) Amazon AWS
2 1168 (6.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 664 (3.78%) SaaS
4 419 (2.39%) GitHub
5 415 (2.36%) Office 365
6 407 (2.32%) Amazon EC2
7 278 (1.58%) Google Cloud Platform
8 273 (1.55%) AWS CloudFormation
9 265 (1.51%) Cloud Computing
10 264 (1.50%) IaaS
11 257 (1.46%) Amazon S3
11 257 (1.46%) PaaS
12 130 (0.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 89 (0.51%) Amazon ELB
13 89 (0.51%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 74 (0.42%) OpenShift
15 72 (0.41%) Route 53
16 70 (0.40%) Amazon SQS
17 67 (0.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 55 (0.31%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 1816 (10.34%) Firewall
2 1456 (8.29%) TCP/IP
3 1162 (6.62%) DNS
4 818 (4.66%) SAN
5 764 (4.35%) Internet
6 665 (3.79%) WAN
7 623 (3.55%) VPN
8 601 (3.42%) LAN
9 569 (3.24%) HTTP
10 564 (3.21%) DHCP
11 460 (2.62%) Network Security
12 358 (2.04%) BGP
13 357 (2.03%) VLAN
13 357 (2.03%) VoIP
14 349 (1.99%) LDAP
15 319 (1.82%) Wireless
16 315 (1.79%) SSL
17 296 (1.69%) OSPF
18 278 (1.58%) NAS
19 274 (1.56%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3295 (18.77%) MySQL
2 1663 (9.47%) SQL Server
3 1141 (6.50%) NoSQL
4 1137 (6.48%) MongoDB
5 970 (5.52%) Relational Database
6 909 (5.18%) PostgreSQL
7 684 (3.90%) Big Data
8 586 (3.34%) Hadoop
9 572 (3.26%) Oracle Database
10 523 (2.98%) Apache Cassandra
11 439 (2.50%) RDBMS
12 418 (2.38%) Redis
13 258 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
14 220 (1.25%) Amazon RDS
14 220 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
15 190 (1.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 181 (1.03%) HBase
17 175 (1.00%) DB2
18 155 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 154 (0.88%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 2764 (15.74%) Git (software)
2 2130 (12.13%) Jenkins
3 1125 (6.41%) JIRA
4 921 (5.25%) Subversion
5 683 (3.89%) Maven
6 583 (3.32%) Selenium
7 527 (3.00%) JUnit
8 437 (2.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 417 (2.38%) TeamCity
10 366 (2.08%) Vagrant
11 297 (1.69%) Cucumber
12 263 (1.50%) Eclipse
13 253 (1.44%) Gradle
14 226 (1.29%) Ant
15 205 (1.17%) Hudson
16 199 (1.13%) Visual Studio
17 192 (1.09%) Bitbucket
18 178 (1.01%) JMeter
19 163 (0.93%) Octopus Deploy
20 159 (0.91%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3334 (18.99%) Finance
2 1109 (6.32%) Banking
3 995 (5.67%) Telecoms
4 709 (4.04%) Marketing
5 603 (3.43%) Retail
6 544 (3.10%) Games
7 476 (2.71%) Electronics
8 382 (2.18%) Manufacturing
9 331 (1.89%) Front Office
10 310 (1.77%) Investment Banking
11 222 (1.26%) Advertising
12 191 (1.09%) Legal
13 173 (0.99%) Financial Institution
14 156 (0.89%) Automotive
14 156 (0.89%) Back Office
15 121 (0.69%) Publishing
16 75 (0.43%) French Language
16 75 (0.43%) Law
17 69 (0.39%) Retail Banking
18 62 (0.35%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 4790 (27.28%) Developer
2 1992 (11.35%) DevOps Engineer
3 1660 (9.45%) Linux Engineer
4 1466 (8.35%) Administrator
5 1317 (7.50%) Java Developer
6 1220 (6.95%) Software Engineer
7 1140 (6.49%) Analyst
8 997 (5.68%) Systems Administrator
9 987 (5.62%) PHP Developer
10 907 (5.17%) Senior Developer
11 804 (4.58%) Linux Administrator
12 778 (4.43%) Support Engineer
13 743 (4.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 639 (3.64%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 630 (3.59%) Architect
16 616 (3.51%) Linux/Unix DevOps
17 571 (3.25%) Software Developer
18 562 (3.20%) Systems Engineer
19 555 (3.16%) Network Engineer
20 541 (3.08%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2504 (14.26%) HTML
2 2101 (11.97%) CSS
3 1726 (9.83%) Web Services
4 1257 (7.16%) LAMP
5 1135 (6.46%) Spring
6 1047 (5.96%) XML
7 1006 (5.73%) .NET
8 1004 (5.72%) jQuery
9 965 (5.50%) AngularJS
10 866 (4.93%) REST
11 856 (4.88%) HTML5
12 804 (4.58%) Node.js
13 699 (3.98%) SOAP
14 642 (3.66%) RESTful
15 628 (3.58%) JSON
16 593 (3.38%) Hibernate
17 502 (2.86%) Middleware
18 472 (2.69%) CSS3
19 452 (2.57%) J2EE
20 433 (2.47%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1824 (10.39%) Computer Science
2 1098 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 1062 (6.05%) Analytical Skills
4 708 (4.03%) Linux Command Line
5 488 (2.78%) Fintech
6 466 (2.65%) Algorithms
7 442 (2.52%) Management Information System
8 387 (2.20%) User Experience
9 376 (2.14%) Greenfield Project
10 329 (1.87%) Clustering
11 287 (1.63%) Mobile App
12 267 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
13 237 (1.35%) Data Structures
14 228 (1.30%) Equities
15 219 (1.25%) iPad
16 213 (1.21%) Public Cloud
17 209 (1.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 195 (1.11%) Hedge funds
19 176 (1.00%) Derivative
20 174 (0.99%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5876 (33.47%) Windows
2 4271 (24.33%) Unix
3 1619 (9.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1619 (9.22%) Windows Server
4 1221 (6.95%) CentOS
5 897 (5.11%) Ubuntu
6 739 (4.21%) Solaris
7 678 (3.86%) Windows Server 2012
8 674 (3.84%) Windows Server 2008
9 539 (3.07%) Android
10 488 (2.78%) Debian
11 351 (2.00%) Apple iOS
12 297 (1.69%) AIX
13 296 (1.69%) Mac OS X
14 253 (1.44%) Windows Server 2003
15 219 (1.25%) Mac OS
16 213 (1.21%) Embedded Linux
17 199 (1.13%) Windows 7
18 110 (0.63%) HPUX
19 109 (0.62%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4762 (27.12%) Agile Software Development
2 3847 (21.91%) DevOps
3 2372 (13.51%) Software Engineering
4 1917 (10.92%) Continuous Integration
5 1683 (9.59%) Scrum
6 1531 (8.72%) OO
7 1492 (8.50%) Configuration Management
8 1486 (8.46%) TDD
9 1429 (8.14%) Open Source
10 1412 (8.04%) ITIL
11 1273 (7.25%) Test Automation
12 1069 (6.09%) MVC
13 1053 (6.00%) E-Commerce
14 982 (5.59%) SDLC
15 963 (5.48%) Mentoring
16 941 (5.36%) Web Development
17 789 (4.49%) High Availability
18 782 (4.45%) OOP
19 781 (4.45%) Analytics
20 741 (4.22%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 5063 (28.84%) Java
2 4991 (28.43%) Python
3 4155 (23.67%) SQL
4 3232 (18.41%) JavaScript
5 2563 (14.60%) C++
6 2402 (13.68%) PHP
7 2278 (12.97%) Bash Shell
8 1999 (11.39%) Perl
9 1800 (10.25%) Ruby
10 1470 (8.37%) C
11 1189 (6.77%) C#
12 1132 (6.45%) Shell Script
13 1047 (5.96%) PowerShell
14 489 (2.79%) Scala
15 367 (2.09%) PL/SQL
16 341 (1.94%) Go
17 297 (1.69%) Groovy
18 195 (1.11%) T-SQL
19 182 (1.04%) Embedded C
20 171 (0.97%) VB
Qualifications
1 2718 (15.48%) Degree
2 846 (4.82%) Security Cleared
3 808 (4.60%) Computer Science Degree
4 724 (4.12%) Cisco Certification
5 417 (2.38%) CCNA
6 405 (2.31%) CCNP
7 385 (2.19%) CISSP
8 367 (2.09%) SC Cleared
9 320 (1.82%) DV Cleared
10 298 (1.70%) Microsoft Certification
11 245 (1.40%) CISM
12 194 (1.10%) MCSE
13 189 (1.08%) PhD
14 177 (1.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 164 (0.93%) ISTQB
16 163 (0.93%) GIAC
17 156 (0.89%) ISEB
18 149 (0.85%) RHCE
19 140 (0.80%) SANS
20 137 (0.78%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 855 (4.87%) QA
2 412 (2.35%) SLA
3 280 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 231 (1.32%) PCI DSS
5 53 (0.30%) Data Quality
6 45 (0.26%) ISO 9001
7 41 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27002
8 29 (0.17%) MiFID
9 27 (0.15%) GCP
10 25 (0.14%) COBIT
11 23 (0.13%) PMO
12 21 (0.12%) GDPR
13 20 (0.11%) Disclosure Scotland
14 16 (0.091%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 14 (0.080%) Cyber Essentials
16 12 (0.068%) HL7
16 12 (0.068%) SSAE 16
17 10 (0.057%) JTAG
18 9 (0.051%) GPG13
18 9 (0.051%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 1884 (10.73%) Docker
2 1760 (10.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1438 (8.19%) Active Directory
4 618 (3.52%) Hyper-V
5 469 (2.67%) vSphere
6 319 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
7 301 (1.71%) Xen
8 272 (1.55%) VMware ESXi
9 258 (1.47%) KVM
10 218 (1.24%) XenServer
11 208 (1.18%) Firmware
12 207 (1.18%) NFS
13 168 (0.96%) XenApp
14 135 (0.77%) Oracle RAC
15 126 (0.72%) Snort
16 125 (0.71%) iptables
17 98 (0.56%) Varnish
18 91 (0.52%) VirtualBox
19 78 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
20 77 (0.44%) LXC
Systems Management
1 2789 (15.89%) Puppet
2 2080 (11.85%) Ansible
3 2048 (11.66%) Opscode Chef
4 713 (4.06%) Nagios
5 653 (3.72%) Kubernetes
6 461 (2.63%) Terraform
7 268 (1.53%) Salt
8 265 (1.51%) SCCM
9 199 (1.13%) ZABBIX
10 153 (0.87%) Tivoli
11 146 (0.83%) logstash
12 141 (0.80%) Mesos
13 134 (0.76%) Cobbler
14 133 (0.76%) SCOM
15 125 (0.71%) Graphite
15 125 (0.71%) Nessus
16 122 (0.69%) Packer
17 120 (0.68%) Kibana
18 119 (0.68%) Grafana
19 116 (0.66%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 2672 (15.22%) VMware
2 2423 (13.80%) Oracle
3 2176 (12.39%) Red Hat
4 1990 (11.33%) Microsoft
5 1468 (8.36%) Cisco
6 617 (3.51%) HP
7 542 (3.09%) Citrix
8 506 (2.88%) Google
9 483 (2.75%) Juniper
10 443 (2.52%) NetApp
11 425 (2.42%) Splunk
12 395 (2.25%) IBM
13 303 (1.73%) CheckPoint
14 298 (1.70%) SAP
15 290 (1.65%) F5
16 287 (1.63%) EMC
17 265 (1.51%) Zend
18 246 (1.40%) Sybase
19 221 (1.26%) Palo Alto
20 220 (1.25%) Apple
North London
Send
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £140000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £110000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Tec Partners
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
ISL
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £80000 - £150000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Saffron Walden, Essex
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Trust In Soda
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Ashford, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Amazing Prospects Ltd
Salary: Market related
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 21 hours ago
East London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Excellent + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: Yesterday