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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
UK / England
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 16 16
Rank change year-on-year 0 0  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 9513 10012 11175
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 11.50% 10.83% 10.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 45.47% 42.58% 40.25%
Number of salaries quoted 7853 8534 9420
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 £72,500
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 20921 23516 27767
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 25.30% 25.43% 26.70%
Number of salaries quoted 17316 20301 23501
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.65%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £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 24 June 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 24 June 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 4510 £60,000 +4.34% 585
South East 0 1950 £45,000 - 232
East of England -4 680 £47,000 +4.44% 126
South West -2 624 £42,500 +6.25% 91
North West +5 602 £40,000 +5.26% 105
Yorkshire +3 556 £42,500 +6.25% 80
West Midlands +8 414 £40,000 +14.28% 67
East Midlands -5 173 £40,000 -4.86% 33
North East -10 32 £35,000 -12.50% 17
Midlands +8 6 £60,000 +26.31% 100
Linux
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 5978 (33.22%) Windows
2 5220 (29.01%) Java
3 5011 (27.85%) Python
4 4914 (27.31%) Agile Software Development
5 4309 (23.95%) Unix
6 4255 (23.65%) SQL
7 4161 (23.12%) DevOps
8 3523 (19.58%) Amazon AWS
9 3478 (19.33%) Finance
10 3309 (18.39%) MySQL
11 3235 (17.98%) JavaScript
12 2887 (16.04%) Puppet
13 2879 (16.00%) Git (software)
14 2791 (15.51%) Degree
15 2716 (15.09%) VMware
16 2576 (14.32%) C++
17 2557 (14.21%) HTML
18 2471 (13.73%) Oracle
19 2457 (13.65%) Software Engineering
20 2410 (13.39%) PHP
21 2343 (13.02%) Bash Shell
22 2247 (12.49%) Jenkins
23 2244 (12.47%) Red Hat
24 2195 (12.20%) Ansible
25 2133 (11.85%) CSS
26 2079 (11.55%) Opscode Chef
27 2066 (11.48%) Docker
28 2056 (11.43%) Apache
29 2044 (11.36%) Microsoft
30 2023 (11.24%) 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 2056 (11.43%) Apache
2 1048 (5.82%) Tomcat
3 669 (3.72%) Elasticsearch
4 652 (3.62%) nginx
5 623 (3.46%) IIS
6 578 (3.21%) JBoss
7 534 (2.97%) OpenStack
8 464 (2.58%) WebLogic
9 437 (2.43%) MS Exchange
10 413 (2.30%) WebSphere
11 389 (2.16%) Confluence
12 320 (1.78%) Apache Spark
13 233 (1.29%) CMS
14 225 (1.25%) SharePoint
15 211 (1.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 199 (1.11%) WordPress
17 172 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
18 159 (0.88%) Drupal
19 152 (0.84%) Apache Solr
20 139 (0.77%) CloudStack
Applications
1 317 (1.76%) Microsoft Office
2 128 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
3 59 (0.33%) MS Visio
4 46 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 46 (0.26%) Photoshop
5 22 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
6 17 (0.094%) SPSS
7 13 (0.072%) Microsoft Project
8 12 (0.067%) Spreadsheet
9 10 (0.056%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 10 (0.056%) Maya
10 9 (0.050%) 3ds Max
11 8 (0.044%) Simulink
12 7 (0.039%) Campfire
12 7 (0.039%) EngageOne
12 7 (0.039%) GIMP
12 7 (0.039%) Inkscape
12 7 (0.039%) Maple
13 5 (0.028%) SOLIDWORKS
13 5 (0.028%) Weka
Business Applications
1 240 (1.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 143 (0.79%) Magento
3 73 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
4 60 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
5 38 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
6 30 (0.17%) RMDS
7 25 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
8 22 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
9 17 (0.094%) Payment Gateway
10 14 (0.078%) Oracle BPM
10 14 (0.078%) SAP Hybris
11 13 (0.072%) assyst
12 11 (0.061%) Remedy ITSM
13 9 (0.050%) Dynamics AX
14 8 (0.044%) BusinessWorks
14 8 (0.044%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
14 8 (0.044%) Oracle 11i
14 8 (0.044%) Sage X3
15 7 (0.039%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
15 7 (0.039%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 3523 (19.58%) Amazon AWS
2 1256 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 667 (3.71%) SaaS
4 466 (2.59%) GitHub
5 465 (2.58%) Amazon EC2
6 461 (2.56%) Office 365
7 318 (1.77%) AWS CloudFormation
8 302 (1.68%) Google Cloud Platform
9 285 (1.58%) Amazon S3
10 272 (1.51%) IaaS
11 257 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
11 257 (1.43%) PaaS
12 147 (0.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 97 (0.54%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 93 (0.52%) Amazon ELB
15 83 (0.46%) OpenShift
16 78 (0.43%) Amazon SQS
17 75 (0.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 69 (0.38%) Route 53
19 65 (0.36%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 1935 (10.75%) Firewall
2 1528 (8.49%) TCP/IP
3 1251 (6.95%) DNS
4 841 (4.67%) SAN
5 788 (4.38%) Internet
6 688 (3.82%) WAN
7 666 (3.70%) VPN
8 618 (3.43%) LAN
9 601 (3.34%) DHCP
10 596 (3.31%) HTTP
11 461 (2.56%) Network Security
12 370 (2.06%) BGP
13 367 (2.04%) VLAN
14 357 (1.98%) LDAP
15 354 (1.97%) VoIP
16 347 (1.93%) Wireless
17 316 (1.76%) SSL
18 302 (1.68%) OSPF
19 288 (1.60%) MPLS
20 282 (1.57%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3309 (18.39%) MySQL
2 1677 (9.32%) SQL Server
3 1164 (6.47%) MongoDB
4 1128 (6.27%) NoSQL
5 983 (5.46%) Relational Database
6 937 (5.21%) PostgreSQL
7 684 (3.80%) Big Data
8 577 (3.21%) Apache Cassandra
8 577 (3.21%) Oracle Database
9 563 (3.13%) Hadoop
10 443 (2.46%) Redis
11 427 (2.37%) RDBMS
12 285 (1.58%) Data Warehouse
13 265 (1.47%) Amazon RDS
14 216 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
15 192 (1.07%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 168 (0.93%) DB2
16 168 (0.93%) Oracle Database 12c
17 159 (0.88%) HBase
18 158 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2879 (16.00%) Git (software)
2 2247 (12.49%) Jenkins
3 1175 (6.53%) JIRA
4 921 (5.12%) Subversion
5 725 (4.03%) Maven
6 583 (3.24%) Selenium
7 502 (2.79%) JUnit
8 473 (2.63%) TeamCity
9 444 (2.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 367 (2.04%) Vagrant
11 284 (1.58%) Cucumber
12 272 (1.51%) Eclipse
13 254 (1.41%) Gradle
14 226 (1.26%) Bitbucket
15 214 (1.19%) Ant
16 200 (1.11%) Visual Studio
17 185 (1.03%) Hudson
18 180 (1.00%) JMeter
19 178 (0.99%) Sonatype Nexus
20 171 (0.95%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 3478 (19.33%) Finance
2 1202 (6.68%) Banking
3 1053 (5.85%) Telecoms
4 745 (4.14%) Marketing
5 686 (3.81%) Retail
6 542 (3.01%) Games
7 509 (2.83%) Electronics
8 406 (2.26%) Manufacturing
9 370 (2.06%) Investment Banking
10 322 (1.79%) Front Office
11 224 (1.24%) Advertising
12 204 (1.13%) Legal
13 177 (0.98%) Automotive
14 173 (0.96%) Back Office
15 170 (0.94%) Financial Institution
16 155 (0.86%) Retail Banking
17 111 (0.62%) Publishing
18 76 (0.42%) French Language
19 68 (0.38%) Law
20 65 (0.36%) German Language
Job Titles
1 4907 (27.27%) Developer
2 2139 (11.89%) DevOps Engineer
3 1680 (9.34%) Linux Engineer
4 1448 (8.05%) Administrator
5 1361 (7.56%) Java Developer
6 1269 (7.05%) Software Engineer
7 1208 (6.71%) Analyst
8 995 (5.53%) PHP Developer
9 981 (5.45%) Systems Administrator
10 885 (4.92%) Senior Developer
11 821 (4.56%) Support Engineer
12 812 (4.51%) Linux Administrator
13 769 (4.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 664 (3.69%) Linux/Unix DevOps
15 662 (3.68%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 623 (3.46%) Software Developer
17 619 (3.44%) Architect
18 609 (3.38%) Systems Engineer
19 566 (3.15%) Network Engineer
20 541 (3.01%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2557 (14.21%) HTML
2 2133 (11.85%) CSS
3 1775 (9.86%) Web Services
4 1281 (7.12%) LAMP
5 1184 (6.58%) Spring
6 1083 (6.02%) .NET
7 1013 (5.63%) XML
8 1006 (5.59%) jQuery
9 996 (5.54%) AngularJS
10 904 (5.02%) REST
11 898 (4.99%) HTML5
12 807 (4.48%) Node.js
13 710 (3.95%) SOAP
14 664 (3.69%) RESTful
15 629 (3.50%) Hibernate
16 612 (3.40%) JSON
17 483 (2.68%) CSS3
18 480 (2.67%) Middleware
19 452 (2.51%) J2EE
20 431 (2.40%) React
Miscellaneous
1 1885 (10.48%) Computer Science
2 1130 (6.28%) Data Centre
3 1100 (6.11%) Analytical Skills
4 740 (4.11%) Linux Command Line
5 511 (2.84%) Fintech
6 445 (2.47%) Algorithms
6 445 (2.47%) Management Information System
7 391 (2.17%) User Experience
8 377 (2.10%) Greenfield Project
9 346 (1.92%) Clustering
10 300 (1.67%) Mobile App
11 287 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
12 254 (1.41%) Data Structures
13 237 (1.32%) Public Cloud
14 235 (1.31%) Equities
15 228 (1.27%) iPad
16 212 (1.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 202 (1.12%) Replication
18 192 (1.07%) Fixed Income
18 192 (1.07%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 5978 (33.22%) Windows
2 4309 (23.95%) Unix
3 1707 (9.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1626 (9.04%) Windows Server
5 1252 (6.96%) CentOS
6 923 (5.13%) Ubuntu
7 747 (4.15%) Solaris
8 720 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 695 (3.86%) Windows Server 2008
10 557 (3.10%) Android
11 506 (2.81%) Debian
12 375 (2.08%) Apple iOS
13 291 (1.62%) AIX
14 288 (1.60%) Mac OS X
15 244 (1.36%) Windows Server 2003
16 235 (1.31%) Mac OS
17 219 (1.22%) Embedded Linux
18 210 (1.17%) Windows 7
19 124 (0.69%) Windows 10
20 110 (0.61%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4914 (27.31%) Agile Software Development
2 4161 (23.12%) DevOps
3 2457 (13.65%) Software Engineering
4 2023 (11.24%) Continuous Integration
5 1714 (9.53%) Scrum
6 1606 (8.93%) OO
7 1557 (8.65%) TDD
8 1536 (8.54%) Configuration Management
9 1520 (8.45%) Open Source
10 1460 (8.11%) ITIL
11 1303 (7.24%) Test Automation
12 1092 (6.07%) E-Commerce
13 1068 (5.94%) MVC
14 1009 (5.61%) SDLC
15 986 (5.48%) Mentoring
16 921 (5.12%) Web Development
17 838 (4.66%) High Availability
18 811 (4.51%) Microservices
19 799 (4.44%) OOP
20 780 (4.33%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 5220 (29.01%) Java
2 5011 (27.85%) Python
3 4255 (23.65%) SQL
4 3235 (17.98%) JavaScript
5 2576 (14.32%) C++
6 2410 (13.39%) PHP
7 2343 (13.02%) Bash Shell
8 2001 (11.12%) Perl
9 1813 (10.08%) Ruby
10 1550 (8.61%) C
11 1252 (6.96%) C#
12 1199 (6.66%) Shell Script
13 1073 (5.96%) PowerShell
14 464 (2.58%) Scala
15 401 (2.23%) PL/SQL
16 344 (1.91%) Go
17 315 (1.75%) Groovy
18 205 (1.14%) T-SQL
19 196 (1.09%) Embedded C
20 174 (0.97%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 2791 (15.51%) Degree
2 892 (4.96%) Security Cleared
3 844 (4.69%) Computer Science Degree
4 721 (4.01%) Cisco Certification
5 418 (2.32%) CCNA
6 416 (2.31%) SC Cleared
7 396 (2.20%) CISSP
8 394 (2.19%) CCNP
9 324 (1.80%) DV Cleared
10 302 (1.68%) Microsoft Certification
11 256 (1.42%) CISM
12 203 (1.13%) MCSE
13 198 (1.10%) PhD
14 170 (0.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 163 (0.91%) RHCE
16 162 (0.90%) ISTQB
17 158 (0.88%) GIAC
18 151 (0.84%) ISEB
19 141 (0.78%) SANS
20 131 (0.73%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 887 (4.93%) QA
2 446 (2.48%) SLA
3 299 (1.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 224 (1.24%) PCI DSS
5 60 (0.33%) Data Quality
6 58 (0.32%) ISO 9001
7 51 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 40 (0.22%) GCP
9 35 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 29 (0.16%) GDPR
11 25 (0.14%) MiFID
12 24 (0.13%) COBIT
12 24 (0.13%) PMO
13 22 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 19 (0.11%) NIST 800
15 17 (0.094%) Disclosure Scotland
16 16 (0.089%) Cyber Essentials
17 12 (0.067%) SSAE 16
18 11 (0.061%) HL7
18 11 (0.061%) JTAG
System Software
1 2066 (11.48%) Docker
2 1775 (9.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1462 (8.12%) Active Directory
4 598 (3.32%) Hyper-V
5 487 (2.71%) vSphere
6 335 (1.86%) Virtual Machines
7 309 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
8 294 (1.63%) Xen
9 265 (1.47%) KVM
10 222 (1.23%) NFS
11 215 (1.19%) XenServer
12 200 (1.11%) Firmware
13 171 (0.95%) XenApp
14 130 (0.72%) iptables
15 128 (0.71%) Snort
16 114 (0.63%) Oracle RAC
17 103 (0.57%) Varnish
18 95 (0.53%) VirtualBox
19 86 (0.48%) LXC
20 83 (0.46%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2887 (16.04%) Puppet
2 2195 (12.20%) Ansible
3 2079 (11.55%) Opscode Chef
4 735 (4.08%) Kubernetes
5 710 (3.95%) Nagios
6 532 (2.96%) Terraform
7 269 (1.49%) SCCM
8 251 (1.39%) Salt
9 215 (1.19%) ZABBIX
10 163 (0.91%) Tivoli
11 159 (0.88%) logstash
12 144 (0.80%) SCOM
13 140 (0.78%) Nessus
14 139 (0.77%) Grafana
14 139 (0.77%) Packer
15 136 (0.76%) Mesos
16 135 (0.75%) Graphite
17 129 (0.72%) Cobbler
18 128 (0.71%) Kibana
19 122 (0.68%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 2716 (15.09%) VMware
2 2471 (13.73%) Oracle
3 2244 (12.47%) Red Hat
4 2044 (11.36%) Microsoft
5 1538 (8.55%) Cisco
6 614 (3.41%) HP
7 537 (2.98%) Citrix
8 514 (2.86%) Juniper
9 495 (2.75%) Google
10 459 (2.55%) NetApp
11 420 (2.33%) IBM
12 413 (2.30%) Splunk
13 342 (1.90%) SAP
14 322 (1.79%) CheckPoint
15 304 (1.69%) F5
16 269 (1.49%) Zend
17 261 (1.45%) EMC
18 248 (1.38%) Sybase
19 246 (1.37%) Palo Alto
20 218 (1.21%) Atlassian
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £100000 - £110000 per annum + Excellent Bonuses
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £90000 - £95000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Engage PSG
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + 15% bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Freshtechit
Posted: 20 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus+HC+Pension+More
Posted: 18 hours ago
West Sussex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
North West London
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Amsource Technology Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
South West London
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 19 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + Package
Posted: 12 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Holiday, Professional Certs
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
South East London
flatraterecruiting
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
North London
360 Resourcing Solutions
Posted: 22 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago