Period
to 21 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire with a requirement for Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Linux over the 6 months to 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 57 35
Rank change year-on-year +13 -22 +17
Permanent jobs citing Linux 54 27 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 5.77% 2.88% 6.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.00% 14.06% 28.70%
Number of salaries quoted 41 32 83
Leicestershire median annual salary £39,500 £33,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.70% -30.53% +35.71%
10th Percentile £28,008 £20,750 £26,400
90th Percentile £51,000 £43,750 £55,000
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% -

Linux is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Leicestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 225 192 331
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 24.04% 20.49% 22.80%
Number of salaries quoted 210 170 268
Leicestershire median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -18.75% +19.40%
10th Percentile £22,750 £21,500 £22,850
90th Percentile £53,000 £47,500 £55,000
East Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +4.17%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

Job postings citing Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Leicestershire

Linux
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

Salary trend for Linux in Leicestershire

Linux
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Leicestershire over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Linux in Leicestershire

Linux
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Leicestershire region over the 6 months to 21 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +3 32 £38,750 +55.00% 11
Loughborough +4 7 £42,250 +20.71% 3
Market Harborough - 1 £45,000 - 1
Hinckley - 1 £30,000 - 1
Linux
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Leicestershire region with a requirement for Linux.

1 24 (44.44%) Windows
2 17 (31.48%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (29.63%) Red Hat
4 15 (27.78%) Cisco
4 15 (27.78%) Microsoft
4 15 (27.78%) SQL
4 15 (27.78%) DevOps
5 14 (25.93%) Jenkins
6 13 (24.07%) Java
6 13 (24.07%) Python
6 13 (24.07%) LAN
7 12 (22.22%) WAN
7 12 (22.22%) TCP/IP
7 12 (22.22%) DNS
7 12 (22.22%) MySQL
7 12 (22.22%) JUnit
7 12 (22.22%) Office 365
7 12 (22.22%) CentOS
7 12 (22.22%) Open Source
8 11 (20.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (20.37%) Windows Server
8 11 (20.37%) ITIL
8 11 (20.37%) Active Directory
8 11 (20.37%) Spring
8 11 (20.37%) Problem-Solving
9 10 (18.52%) Scrum
9 10 (18.52%) Software Engineering
9 10 (18.52%) DHCP
10 9 (16.67%) Service Delivery
10 9 (16.67%) Mac OS

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 8 (14.81%) Apache
2 7 (12.96%) Confluence
3 2 (3.70%) CMS
4 1 (1.85%) Drupal
4 1 (1.85%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (22.22%) Office 365
2 9 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (14.81%) G Suite
4 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.85%) GitHub
5 1 (1.85%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.85%) IaaS
5 1 (1.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (24.07%) LAN
2 12 (22.22%) DNS
2 12 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 12 (22.22%) WAN
3 10 (18.52%) DHCP
4 8 (14.81%) BGP
4 8 (14.81%) Internet
4 8 (14.81%) Remote Desktop
5 6 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
5 6 (11.11%) L2TP
5 6 (11.11%) MPLS
5 6 (11.11%) Network Security
5 6 (11.11%) RSVP
5 6 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (9.26%) Firewall
7 3 (5.56%) WLAN
8 2 (3.70%) SAN
9 1 (1.85%) AMQP
9 1 (1.85%) Ethernet
9 1 (1.85%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (22.22%) MySQL
2 7 (12.96%) Relational Database
3 5 (9.26%) SQL Server
4 3 (5.56%) NoSQL
4 3 (5.56%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.70%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.85%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.85%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.85%) Redis
Development Applications
1 14 (25.93%) Jenkins
2 12 (22.22%) JUnit
3 8 (14.81%) JIRA
4 6 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (11.11%) Bitbucket
4 6 (11.11%) EasyMock
5 4 (7.41%) Git (software)
5 4 (7.41%) IBM UrbanCode
5 4 (7.41%) Selenium
5 4 (7.41%) SonarQube
5 4 (7.41%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (3.70%) PHPUnit
7 1 (1.85%) DbUnit
7 1 (1.85%) Firebug
7 1 (1.85%) GitLab
7 1 (1.85%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.85%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (7.41%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.56%) Law
3 2 (3.70%) Billing
3 2 (3.70%) Finance
4 1 (1.85%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (27.78%) Developer
2 11 (20.37%) Java Developer
3 10 (18.52%) Network Engineer
4 9 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (12.96%) Administrator
5 7 (12.96%) Agile Developer
5 7 (12.96%) Software Developer
5 7 (12.96%) Support Engineer
5 7 (12.96%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (11.11%) Agile Java Developer
6 6 (11.11%) Analyst
6 6 (11.11%) DevOps Developer
6 6 (11.11%) Java Software Developer
6 6 (11.11%) Technical Support
7 4 (7.41%) Network Support
7 4 (7.41%) Network Support Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Desktop Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Service Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Technical Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.37%) Spring
2 7 (12.96%) HTML
3 6 (11.11%) EJB
3 6 (11.11%) Java EE
3 6 (11.11%) JSF
4 5 (9.26%) XML
4 5 (9.26%) YAML
5 4 (7.41%) .NET
5 4 (7.41%) CSS
5 4 (7.41%) Web Services
6 3 (5.56%) jQuery
6 3 (5.56%) RESTful
7 2 (3.70%) CSS3
7 2 (3.70%) Hibernate
7 2 (3.70%) HTML5
7 2 (3.70%) JSON
7 2 (3.70%) LAMP
7 2 (3.70%) Spring Boot
7 2 (3.70%) Symfony
7 2 (3.70%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.81%) Data Centre
1 8 (14.81%) Replication
2 6 (11.11%) Wiki
3 5 (9.26%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (5.56%) Life Science
5 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.70%) e-Learning
5 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.70%) N-Tier
5 2 (3.70%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.85%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (44.44%) Windows
2 12 (22.22%) CentOS
3 11 (20.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (20.37%) Windows Server
4 9 (16.67%) Mac OS
5 7 (12.96%) Unix
6 5 (9.26%) Debian
7 3 (5.56%) Apple iOS
7 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.85%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (31.48%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (27.78%) DevOps
3 12 (22.22%) Open Source
4 11 (20.37%) ITIL
4 11 (20.37%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (18.52%) Scrum
5 10 (18.52%) Software Engineering
6 9 (16.67%) Service Delivery
7 8 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (14.81%) OO
7 8 (14.81%) Project Management
8 6 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (11.11%) Line Management
8 6 (11.11%) OOD
8 6 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
9 5 (9.26%) Test Automation
10 4 (7.41%) Change Control
10 4 (7.41%) Proactive Monitoring
10 4 (7.41%) Unit Testing
11 3 (5.56%) Malware Detection/Protection
Programming Languages
1 15 (27.78%) SQL
2 13 (24.07%) Java
2 13 (24.07%) Python
3 7 (12.96%) C++
4 6 (11.11%) Perl
5 5 (9.26%) Bash Shell
5 5 (9.26%) JavaScript
5 5 (9.26%) PHP
5 5 (9.26%) Shell Script
6 4 (7.41%) Ruby
7 3 (5.56%) C#
8 2 (3.70%) Java 8
8 2 (3.70%) VB
9 1 (1.85%) C
9 1 (1.85%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
2 5 (9.26%) CCNP
2 5 (9.26%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (5.56%) CCNA
3 3 (5.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (3.70%) Degree
5 1 (1.85%) MCSA
5 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) GDPR
1 3 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (3.70%) QA
3 1 (1.85%) GCP
3 1 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (20.37%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.26%) Docker
3 3 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.85%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (9.26%) Puppet
3 4 (7.41%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.85%) Ansible
4 1 (1.85%) HAProxy
4 1 (1.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 16 (29.63%) Red Hat
2 15 (27.78%) Cisco
2 15 (27.78%) Microsoft
3 8 (14.81%) Veeam
4 7 (12.96%) VMware
5 6 (11.11%) Remedy
6 4 (7.41%) Oracle
7 3 (5.56%) Apple
8 2 (3.70%) Google
8 2 (3.70%) SAP
8 2 (3.70%) Zend
9 1 (1.85%) HP
9 1 (1.85%) NetApp