The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Rank 16 32 18
Rank change year-on-year +16 -14  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 113 91 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 11.36% 8.44% 9.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 48.92% 36.69% 38.24%
Number of salaries quoted 90 59 87
Median salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% -11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £20,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £62,500
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 Essex with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 231 248 306
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 23.22% 23.01% 25.63%
Number of salaries quoted 185 182 224
Median salary £40,000 £28,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.85% -37.07%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

Linux
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for Linux in Essex

Linux
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Essex over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux in Essex

Linux
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Essex region over the 3 months to 22 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
Colchester +14 66 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Saffron Walden +4 9 £31,498 -30.00% 2
Brentwood +3 3 - -
Witham - 3 £35,250 -
Chelmsford -18 2 £37,500 -16.66% 2
Southend-on-Sea +10 1 £37,500 +25.00%
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 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 Essex region with a requirement for Linux.

1 125 (57.08%) Oracle
2 95 (43.38%) SQL
3 87 (39.73%) Windows
4 80 (36.53%) PL/SQL
5 78 (35.62%) Relational Database
6 63 (28.77%) RDBMS
7 60 (27.40%) Java
8 58 (26.48%) Oracle Database
9 53 (24.20%) Degree
10 52 (23.74%) SQL Server
11 51 (23.29%) Red Hat
12 49 (22.37%) ETL
13 48 (21.92%) Windows Server
14 47 (21.46%) MySQL
15 44 (20.09%) Apache
16 43 (19.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 42 (19.18%) Configuration Management
18 40 (18.26%) VMware
19 39 (17.81%) Agile Software Development
19 39 (17.81%) Web Services
20 38 (17.35%) JBoss
20 38 (17.35%) Unix
21 36 (16.44%) Python
22 34 (15.53%) JavaScript
22 34 (15.53%) Perl
23 31 (14.16%) Shell Script
24 30 (13.70%) HTML
24 30 (13.70%) SOAP
25 29 (13.24%) Performance Tuning
26 28 (12.79%) VMware Infrastructure

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 44 (20.09%) Apache
2 38 (17.35%) JBoss
3 27 (12.33%) GlassFish
3 27 (12.33%) Tomcat
4 23 (10.50%) WebSphere
5 13 (5.94%) MS Exchange
6 12 (5.48%) Documentum
6 12 (5.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 11 (5.02%) IBM HTTP Server
8 10 (4.57%) Apache Geronimo
9 9 (4.11%) Apache Spark
10 5 (2.28%) nginx
10 5 (2.28%) SharePoint
10 5 (2.28%) WordPress
11 4 (1.83%) CMS
12 3 (1.37%) Apache Pig
13 2 (0.91%) WebLogic
14 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
14 1 (0.46%) IIS
14 1 (0.46%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (2.74%) MS Office
2 3 (1.37%) Weka
3 2 (0.91%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.85%) Office 365
2 14 (6.39%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (3.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (2.74%) GitHub
5 1 (0.46%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.46%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 28 (12.79%) Firewall
2 25 (11.42%) TCP/IP
3 21 (9.59%) LDAP
4 15 (6.85%) DNS
5 11 (5.02%) Kerberos
5 11 (5.02%) SNMP
6 9 (4.11%) Internet
7 7 (3.20%) HTTP
7 7 (3.20%) SAN
7 7 (3.20%) SSL
8 6 (2.74%) DHCP
8 6 (2.74%) VLAN
8 6 (2.74%) Wireless
9 5 (2.28%) Remote Desktop
9 5 (2.28%) VoIP
10 4 (1.83%) BGP
10 4 (1.83%) BIG-IP
10 4 (1.83%) DMVPN
10 4 (1.83%) NetScreen
10 4 (1.83%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (35.62%) Relational Database
2 63 (28.77%) RDBMS
3 58 (26.48%) Oracle Database
4 52 (23.74%) SQL Server
5 47 (21.46%) MySQL
6 24 (10.96%) Oracle Database 11g
7 23 (10.50%) PostgreSQL
8 22 (10.05%) CouchDB
8 22 (10.05%) MongoDB
9 21 (9.59%) Big Data
9 21 (9.59%) Oracle Database 12c
10 18 (8.22%) Data Warehouse
11 16 (7.31%) Neo4j
12 9 (4.11%) NoSQL
13 8 (3.65%) Hadoop
14 6 (2.74%) Oracle Database 10g
15 3 (1.37%) Apache Hive
15 3 (1.37%) Mahout
15 3 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
15 3 (1.37%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 20 (9.13%) Git (software)
2 6 (2.74%) Subversion
3 5 (2.28%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.37%) Ant
4 3 (1.37%) Gradle
4 3 (1.37%) Maven
5 2 (0.91%) JIRA
5 2 (0.91%) jMock
5 2 (0.91%) JUnit
5 2 (0.91%) Mockito
6 1 (0.46%) NetBeans
General
1 10 (4.57%) Finance
2 9 (4.11%) Automotive
3 8 (3.65%) Electronics
3 8 (3.65%) Retail
4 5 (2.28%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.37%) Advertising
5 3 (1.37%) Banking
5 3 (1.37%) Legal
5 3 (1.37%) Marketing
6 1 (0.46%) Back Office
6 1 (0.46%) Games
Job Titles
1 102 (46.58%) Developer
2 51 (23.29%) Oracle Developer
3 39 (17.81%) Database Developer
4 38 (17.35%) Oracle Database Developer
5 29 (13.24%) Administrator
6 26 (11.87%) Java Developer
7 22 (10.05%) ETL Developer
7 22 (10.05%) Oracle ETL Developer
7 22 (10.05%) SQL Developer
8 21 (9.59%) SQL Database Developer
9 20 (9.13%) Systems Administrator
10 18 (8.22%) Linux Developer
11 17 (7.76%) Senior Developer
12 16 (7.31%) Linux Engineer
13 14 (6.39%) Lead Developer
13 14 (6.39%) Server Engineer
14 13 (5.94%) Architect
14 13 (5.94%) Lead Java Developer
14 13 (5.94%) Web Developer
15 12 (5.48%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (17.81%) Web Services
2 30 (13.70%) HTML
2 30 (13.70%) SOAP
3 26 (11.87%) CSS
4 25 (11.42%) Spring
5 24 (10.96%) Spring MVC
6 22 (10.05%) EJB
6 22 (10.05%) J2EE
6 22 (10.05%) JSP
6 22 (10.05%) Servlets
7 21 (9.59%) Java EE
7 21 (9.59%) JMS
8 16 (7.31%) REST
9 14 (6.39%) Ajax
10 13 (5.94%) Swing
11 12 (5.48%) JPA
12 11 (5.02%) Hibernate
13 10 (4.57%) FreeMarker
13 10 (4.57%) jQuery
13 10 (4.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.50%) Computer Science
2 19 (8.68%) N-Tier
3 18 (8.22%) Data Centre
4 15 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (5.94%) Fat Client
5 13 (5.94%) Thin Client
6 7 (3.20%) Device Driver
7 5 (2.28%) CUDA
7 5 (2.28%) DataPower
7 5 (2.28%) e-Health
7 5 (2.28%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.83%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.83%) Linux Command Line
8 4 (1.83%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.83%) Wiki
9 3 (1.37%) Blog
9 3 (1.37%) iPad
10 1 (0.46%) Life Science
10 1 (0.46%) PKI
10 1 (0.46%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 87 (39.73%) Windows
2 48 (21.92%) Windows Server
3 43 (19.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 38 (17.35%) Unix
5 11 (5.02%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (4.57%) Ubuntu
6 10 (4.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (2.74%) VMS
7 6 (2.74%) VxWorks
7 6 (2.74%) Windows 7
8 5 (2.28%) Mac OS X
8 5 (2.28%) Windows 8
9 3 (1.37%) CentOS
10 2 (0.91%) SUSE
11 1 (0.46%) AIX
11 1 (0.46%) Android
11 1 (0.46%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.46%) HPUX
11 1 (0.46%) Solaris
11 1 (0.46%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (22.37%) ETL
2 42 (19.18%) Configuration Management
3 39 (17.81%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (13.24%) Performance Tuning
5 28 (12.79%) Business Intelligence
6 25 (11.42%) MVC
7 21 (9.59%) Capacity Management
7 21 (9.59%) Web Development
8 18 (8.22%) OO
9 16 (7.31%) Software Engineering
10 14 (6.39%) E-Commerce
11 13 (5.94%) Data Management
12 12 (5.48%) Bioinformatics
12 12 (5.48%) Enterprise Architecture
12 12 (5.48%) Informatics
12 12 (5.48%) SOA
13 11 (5.02%) Continuous Improvement
13 11 (5.02%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (5.02%) OOA/OOD
13 11 (5.02%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 95 (43.38%) SQL
2 80 (36.53%) PL/SQL
3 60 (27.40%) Java
4 36 (16.44%) Python
5 34 (15.53%) JavaScript
5 34 (15.53%) Perl
6 31 (14.16%) Shell Script
7 23 (10.50%) T-SQL
8 12 (5.48%) PHP
9 11 (5.02%) Bash Shell
10 8 (3.65%) C
11 7 (3.20%) C++
12 6 (2.74%) Embedded C
13 4 (1.83%) PowerShell
13 4 (1.83%) VB
14 2 (0.91%) AWK
14 2 (0.91%) C#
14 2 (0.91%) Korn
14 2 (0.91%) Ruby
15 1 (0.46%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 53 (24.20%) Degree
2 12 (5.48%) OCP
2 12 (5.48%) Oracle Certification
3 6 (2.74%) Postgraduate
4 5 (2.28%) CCNP
4 5 (2.28%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (2.28%) DBS Check
4 5 (2.28%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.28%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.83%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (1.83%) CCSE
6 2 (0.91%) RHCE
7 1 (0.46%) CCIE
7 1 (0.46%) CCNA
7 1 (0.46%) CCSP
7 1 (0.46%) CISSP
7 1 (0.46%) GSEC
7 1 (0.46%) MCITP
7 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.46%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.37%) SLA
2 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 28 (12.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (12.33%) vSphere
3 26 (11.87%) Active Directory
4 12 (5.48%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (3.20%) Hyper-V
5 7 (3.20%) LXC
6 6 (2.74%) Docker
6 6 (2.74%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (2.28%) VMware ESX
8 3 (1.37%) HDFS
9 2 (0.91%) Firmware
9 2 (0.91%) Xen
10 1 (0.46%) KVM
10 1 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.46%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 23 (10.50%) SCCM
2 18 (8.22%) Nagios
3 17 (7.76%) SCOM
4 16 (7.31%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (5.02%) Puppet
6 9 (4.11%) NetBackup
7 7 (3.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 6 (2.74%) Ansible
9 5 (2.28%) Backup Exec
9 5 (2.28%) CFEngine
10 4 (1.83%) BMC PATROL
10 4 (1.83%) OpenView
10 4 (1.83%) Opsview
10 4 (1.83%) Oracle RMAN
10 4 (1.83%) Tivoli
10 4 (1.83%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
10 4 (1.83%) ZABBIX
11 3 (1.37%) Data Guard
12 2 (0.91%) Red Hat Satellite
12 2 (0.91%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 125 (57.08%) Oracle
2 51 (23.29%) Red Hat
3 40 (18.26%) VMware
4 19 (8.68%) Microsoft
5 18 (8.22%) Citrix
6 12 (5.48%) NetApp
7 11 (5.02%) Cisco
8 9 (4.11%) F5
8 9 (4.11%) IBM
8 9 (4.11%) Symantec
9 5 (2.28%) Apple
9 5 (2.28%) Atlassian
9 5 (2.28%) Hortonworks
9 5 (2.28%) HP
9 5 (2.28%) Intel
9 5 (2.28%) Sophos
9 5 (2.28%) WatchGuard
10 4 (1.83%) BMC
10 4 (1.83%) CA
10 4 (1.83%) CheckPoint
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