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 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
UK / England
Rank 16 16 16
Rank change year-on-year 0 0  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 8386 10632 10180
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 10.64% 10.97% 10.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.64% 41.78% 37.56%
Number of salaries quoted 6926 8865 8547
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 £71,500 £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 18787 25450 27106
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 23.83% 26.26% 27.21%
Number of salaries quoted 15899 21587 22883
Median salary £42,500 £41,837 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.58% +2.04%  
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 26 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 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
London 0 3836 £60,000 +4.34% 610
South East -1 1815 £45,000 +2.27% 249
East of England -3 643 £45,000 +8.43% 108
South West -2 552 £40,000 - 87
North West +5 521 £40,000 - 117
Yorkshire -6 435 £42,500 - 75
West Midlands -2 357 £37,500 -6.25% 56
East Midlands -13 204 £40,000 +5.26% 31
North East +3 39 £32,500 -7.14% 21
Linux
UK

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in 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 England region with a requirement for Linux.

1 6178 (34.88%) Windows
2 5021 (28.35%) Java
3 4996 (28.21%) Python
4 4594 (25.94%) Agile Software Development
5 4510 (25.46%) Unix
6 4157 (23.47%) SQL
7 3574 (20.18%) DevOps
8 3478 (19.64%) Finance
9 3221 (18.19%) MySQL
10 3186 (17.99%) JavaScript
11 3097 (17.49%) Amazon AWS
12 2835 (16.01%) Puppet
13 2831 (15.98%) VMware
14 2663 (15.04%) Git (software)
15 2644 (14.93%) Degree
16 2590 (14.62%) Oracle
17 2586 (14.60%) C++
18 2497 (14.10%) HTML
19 2377 (13.42%) Software Engineering
20 2354 (13.29%) PHP
21 2349 (13.26%) Bash Shell
22 2260 (12.76%) Red Hat
23 2159 (12.19%) Microsoft
24 2080 (11.74%) Perl
24 2080 (11.74%) CSS
25 2077 (11.73%) Jenkins
26 2076 (11.72%) Opscode Chef
27 2012 (11.36%) Apache
28 1892 (10.68%) VMware Infrastructure
29 1888 (10.66%) Ruby

Linux
Top Related 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 2012 (11.36%) Apache
2 1137 (6.42%) Tomcat
3 750 (4.23%) IIS
4 716 (4.04%) JBoss
5 623 (3.52%) Elasticsearch
6 607 (3.43%) WebSphere
7 553 (3.12%) WebLogic
8 552 (3.12%) nginx
9 460 (2.60%) MS Exchange
10 442 (2.50%) OpenStack
11 330 (1.86%) Apache Spark
12 306 (1.73%) Confluence
13 223 (1.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 222 (1.25%) SharePoint
15 214 (1.21%) CMS
16 211 (1.19%) WordPress
17 162 (0.91%) Drupal
18 155 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
19 135 (0.76%) CloudStack
20 125 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 950 (5.36%) MS Excel
2 336 (1.90%) MS Office
3 85 (0.48%) Photoshop
4 82 (0.46%) 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%) GNU Octave
7 14 (0.079%) Simulink
8 13 (0.073%) SPSS
9 11 (0.062%) GIMP
9 11 (0.062%) MS Project
10 9 (0.051%) Spreadsheet
11 8 (0.045%) HipChat
12 6 (0.034%) SOLIDWORKS
13 5 (0.028%) Maya
13 5 (0.028%) Weka
14 4 (0.023%) 3ds Max
14 4 (0.023%) Baselight
14 4 (0.023%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 136 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 135 (0.76%) Magento
3 96 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
4 68 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
5 62 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
6 34 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
7 33 (0.19%) RMDS
8 32 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
9 25 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
10 18 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
11 16 (0.090%) 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%) Sage X3
16 8 (0.045%) Oracle Financials
16 8 (0.045%) Oracle Receivables
16 8 (0.045%) Remedy ITSM
16 8 (0.045%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 3097 (17.49%) Amazon AWS
2 974 (5.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 662 (3.74%) SaaS
4 419 (2.37%) Office 365
5 356 (2.01%) Amazon EC2
6 317 (1.79%) GitHub
7 276 (1.56%) Google Cloud Platform
8 269 (1.52%) PaaS
9 252 (1.42%) IaaS
10 240 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
11 236 (1.33%) AWS CloudFormation
12 214 (1.21%) Amazon S3
13 106 (0.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 90 (0.51%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 87 (0.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 64 (0.36%) Route 53
17 63 (0.36%) Heroku
18 62 (0.35%) Amazon SQS
19 60 (0.34%) Amazon ELB
20 53 (0.30%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1829 (10.33%) Firewall
2 1575 (8.89%) TCP/IP
3 1231 (6.95%) DNS
4 820 (4.63%) SAN
5 784 (4.43%) Internet
6 675 (3.81%) HTTP
7 674 (3.81%) WAN
8 631 (3.56%) LAN
9 613 (3.46%) VPN
10 598 (3.38%) DHCP
11 453 (2.56%) Network Security
12 416 (2.35%) SSL
13 398 (2.25%) LDAP
14 355 (2.00%) VoIP
15 336 (1.90%) VLAN
16 313 (1.77%) BGP
17 282 (1.59%) Wireless
18 267 (1.51%) OSPF
19 264 (1.49%) NAS
20 244 (1.38%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3221 (18.19%) MySQL
2 1706 (9.63%) SQL Server
3 1083 (6.11%) MongoDB
4 1067 (6.02%) NoSQL
5 997 (5.63%) Relational Database
6 877 (4.95%) PostgreSQL
7 684 (3.86%) Big Data
8 630 (3.56%) Hadoop
9 582 (3.29%) Oracle Database
10 483 (2.73%) RDBMS
11 438 (2.47%) Apache Cassandra
12 393 (2.22%) Redis
13 249 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
14 246 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
15 214 (1.21%) HBase
16 208 (1.17%) Amazon RDS
17 198 (1.12%) DB2
18 175 (0.99%) Apache Hive
19 146 (0.82%) Oracle Database 12c
20 139 (0.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 2663 (15.04%) Git (software)
2 2077 (11.73%) Jenkins
3 1001 (5.65%) JIRA
4 928 (5.24%) Subversion
5 680 (3.84%) Maven
6 582 (3.29%) Selenium
7 516 (2.91%) JUnit
8 439 (2.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 372 (2.10%) Vagrant
10 371 (2.09%) TeamCity
11 312 (1.76%) Cucumber
12 280 (1.58%) Gradle
13 223 (1.26%) Ant
14 211 (1.19%) Eclipse
15 204 (1.15%) Hudson
16 188 (1.06%) JMeter
17 156 (0.88%) Visual Studio
18 148 (0.84%) Octopus Deploy
19 145 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
20 138 (0.78%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3478 (19.64%) Finance
2 1266 (7.15%) Banking
3 945 (5.34%) Telecoms
4 568 (3.21%) Games
4 568 (3.21%) Marketing
5 553 (3.12%) Retail
6 380 (2.15%) Electronics
7 339 (1.91%) Front Office
8 306 (1.73%) Manufacturing
9 276 (1.56%) Advertising
9 276 (1.56%) Investment Banking
10 206 (1.16%) Financial Institution
11 154 (0.87%) Back Office
12 140 (0.79%) Legal
13 133 (0.75%) Publishing
14 111 (0.63%) Automotive
15 88 (0.50%) French Language
16 77 (0.43%) Law
17 70 (0.40%) German Language
18 58 (0.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4639 (26.19%) Developer
2 1880 (10.61%) DevOps Engineer
3 1701 (9.60%) Linux Engineer
4 1595 (9.01%) Administrator
5 1313 (7.41%) Java Developer
6 1214 (6.85%) Software Engineer
7 1182 (6.67%) Analyst
8 1160 (6.55%) Systems Administrator
9 939 (5.30%) Senior Developer
10 921 (5.20%) PHP Developer
11 885 (5.00%) Linux Administrator
12 798 (4.51%) Support Engineer
13 716 (4.04%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 683 (3.86%) Architect
15 666 (3.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 612 (3.46%) C++ Developer
17 603 (3.40%) Systems Engineer
18 591 (3.34%) Linux/Unix DevOps
19 552 (3.12%) Applications Support
20 551 (3.11%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2497 (14.10%) HTML
2 2080 (11.74%) CSS
3 1780 (10.05%) Web Services
4 1211 (6.84%) LAMP
5 1152 (6.50%) XML
6 1115 (6.30%) .NET
7 1090 (6.15%) Spring
8 998 (5.63%) jQuery
9 904 (5.10%) AngularJS
10 862 (4.87%) HTML5
11 859 (4.85%) REST
12 823 (4.65%) Node.js
13 732 (4.13%) SOAP
14 663 (3.74%) Middleware
15 645 (3.64%) RESTful
16 617 (3.48%) JSON
17 575 (3.25%) J2EE
18 532 (3.00%) Hibernate
19 466 (2.63%) Ajax
20 444 (2.51%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1692 (9.55%) Computer Science
2 1135 (6.41%) Data Centre
3 1083 (6.11%) Analytical Skills
4 653 (3.69%) Linux Command Line
5 488 (2.76%) Management Information System
6 466 (2.63%) Algorithms
7 446 (2.52%) Fintech
8 360 (2.03%) Clustering
9 345 (1.95%) User Experience
10 280 (1.58%) Equities
11 270 (1.52%) Mobile App
12 262 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
13 236 (1.33%) Hedge funds
14 225 (1.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 202 (1.14%) Data Structures
16 201 (1.13%) iPad
17 187 (1.06%) Public Cloud
18 183 (1.03%) Derivative
19 173 (0.98%) Replication
20 149 (0.84%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 6178 (34.88%) Windows
2 4510 (25.46%) Unix
3 1786 (10.08%) Windows Server
4 1759 (9.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1233 (6.96%) CentOS
6 941 (5.31%) Ubuntu
7 822 (4.64%) Solaris
8 700 (3.95%) Windows Server 2012
9 667 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
10 492 (2.78%) Android
11 465 (2.63%) Debian
12 333 (1.88%) Mac OS X
13 316 (1.78%) Apple iOS
14 310 (1.75%) AIX
15 254 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
16 196 (1.11%) Mac OS
17 185 (1.04%) Windows 7
18 175 (0.99%) Embedded Linux
19 129 (0.73%) SUSE
20 120 (0.68%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4594 (25.94%) Agile Software Development
2 3574 (20.18%) DevOps
3 2377 (13.42%) Software Engineering
4 1856 (10.48%) Continuous Integration
5 1634 (9.23%) Scrum
6 1584 (8.94%) Configuration Management
7 1535 (8.67%) ITIL
8 1446 (8.16%) Open Source
9 1334 (7.53%) OO
10 1283 (7.24%) TDD
11 1043 (5.89%) MVC
12 979 (5.53%) E-Commerce
13 924 (5.22%) SDLC
14 899 (5.08%) Mentoring
15 867 (4.89%) Web Development
16 752 (4.25%) High Availability
17 721 (4.07%) OOP
18 706 (3.99%) Mathematics
19 697 (3.94%) Analytics
20 648 (3.66%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5021 (28.35%) Java
2 4996 (28.21%) Python
3 4157 (23.47%) SQL
4 3186 (17.99%) JavaScript
5 2586 (14.60%) C++
6 2354 (13.29%) PHP
7 2349 (13.26%) Bash Shell
8 2080 (11.74%) Perl
9 1888 (10.66%) Ruby
10 1445 (8.16%) C
11 1211 (6.84%) C#
12 1096 (6.19%) Shell Script
13 1043 (5.89%) PowerShell
14 505 (2.85%) Scala
15 367 (2.07%) PL/SQL
16 331 (1.87%) Go
17 267 (1.51%) Groovy
18 186 (1.05%) Embedded C
19 170 (0.96%) VB
20 154 (0.87%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2644 (14.93%) Degree
2 867 (4.89%) Security Cleared
3 681 (3.84%) Cisco Certification
4 443 (2.50%) CCNA
5 420 (2.37%) SC Cleared
6 390 (2.20%) CISSP
7 349 (1.97%) CCNP
8 321 (1.81%) Microsoft Certification
9 315 (1.78%) DV Cleared
10 222 (1.25%) CISM
11 216 (1.22%) MCSE
12 165 (0.93%) GIAC
13 157 (0.89%) ISTQB
14 155 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
15 153 (0.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 152 (0.86%) SANS
17 151 (0.85%) PhD
18 138 (0.78%) ISEB
19 132 (0.75%) GCIA
20 127 (0.72%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 808 (4.56%) QA
2 413 (2.33%) SLA
3 294 (1.66%) PCI DSS
4 283 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 52 (0.29%) Data Quality
6 43 (0.24%) ISO 9001
7 33 (0.19%) GCP
8 30 (0.17%) PMO
8 30 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 29 (0.16%) Disclosure Scotland
10 23 (0.13%) SDET
11 20 (0.11%) JTAG
12 19 (0.11%) MiFID
13 16 (0.090%) HL7
14 14 (0.079%) GPG13
15 13 (0.073%) SSAE 16
16 12 (0.068%) COBIT
16 12 (0.068%) MISRA
17 11 (0.062%) HMG Security Policy Framework
18 7 (0.040%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 1892 (10.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1571 (8.87%) Docker
3 1540 (8.69%) Active Directory
4 698 (3.94%) Hyper-V
5 515 (2.91%) vSphere
6 316 (1.78%) Xen
7 262 (1.48%) Virtual Machines
8 255 (1.44%) KVM
9 235 (1.33%) NFS
10 215 (1.21%) Firmware
11 203 (1.15%) XenServer
12 185 (1.04%) Oracle RAC
13 183 (1.03%) XenApp
14 160 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
15 128 (0.72%) VMware ESX
16 106 (0.60%) Varnish
16 106 (0.60%) Virtual Servers
17 105 (0.59%) HDFS
18 96 (0.54%) Snort
19 94 (0.53%) iptables
Systems Management
1 2835 (16.01%) Puppet
2 2076 (11.72%) Opscode Chef
3 1871 (10.56%) Ansible
4 740 (4.18%) Nagios
5 462 (2.61%) Kubernetes
6 371 (2.09%) Terraform
7 298 (1.68%) Salt
8 296 (1.67%) SCCM
9 173 (0.98%) SCOM
10 171 (0.97%) ZABBIX
11 161 (0.91%) NetBackup
12 154 (0.87%) Tivoli
13 145 (0.82%) Cobbler
14 135 (0.76%) Graphite
14 135 (0.76%) Mesos
15 130 (0.73%) logstash
16 123 (0.69%) Red Hat Satellite
17 119 (0.67%) Nessus
18 111 (0.63%) Kibana
18 111 (0.63%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 2831 (15.98%) VMware
2 2590 (14.62%) Oracle
3 2260 (12.76%) Red Hat
4 2159 (12.19%) Microsoft
5 1479 (8.35%) Cisco
6 609 (3.44%) HP
7 547 (3.09%) Citrix
8 487 (2.75%) Google
9 479 (2.70%) IBM
10 443 (2.50%) NetApp
11 429 (2.42%) Splunk
12 404 (2.28%) Juniper
13 337 (1.90%) EMC
14 335 (1.89%) CheckPoint
15 261 (1.47%) F5
16 256 (1.45%) Sybase
17 252 (1.42%) Zend
18 245 (1.38%) Sun
19 235 (1.33%) Atlassian
20 231 (1.30%) SAP
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bens - Pens, Health
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £95,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + Bens - Pens, Health
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Billingshurst, West Sussex
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum + benfits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £140000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 11 hours ago
Billingshurst, West Sussex
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum + benfits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Central London / West End
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 Per Annum 10% annual bonus + private medical care
Posted: 12 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum Yearly Bonus, Pension Plan, Training
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £75000 Per Annum plus 10% annual bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £110000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum + benfits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £130000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £33,000 to £42,000 per annum Superb base with first class bonus a
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hull, North Humberside
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum Superb base with first class bonus a
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + benefits + stock options
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + flexi time
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago