Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 53 36
Rank change year-on-year +26 -17 +15
Permanent jobs citing Linux 97 33 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 10.34% 3.58% 6.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.25% 18.23% 29.77%
Number of salaries quoted 56 38 79
Leicestershire median annual salary £39,500 £35,285 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.94% -17.94% +38.71%
10th Percentile £28,254 £20,750 £26,650
90th Percentile £51,500 £48,125 £60,000
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 241 181 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 25.69% 19.63% 21.08%
Number of salaries quoted 183 160 249
Leicestershire median annual salary £38,000 £33,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.15% -17.50% +23.08%
10th Percentile £23,100 £21,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £57,000 £47,500 £53,750
East Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -

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 18 November 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 18 November 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 +17 70 £40,000 +14.29% 20
Loughborough +6 8 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Hinckley - 2 £37,500 - 1
Market Harborough - 1 £45,000 -
Linux
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 55 (56.70%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (55.67%) Java
2 54 (55.67%) Spring
3 53 (54.64%) Software Engineering
4 51 (52.58%) Microsoft
5 42 (43.30%) C#
5 42 (43.30%) Apple iOS
6 41 (42.27%) Visual Studio
7 39 (40.21%) Maven
7 39 (40.21%) Degree
7 39 (40.21%) Android
8 38 (39.18%) Firmware
9 37 (38.14%) Robot Framework
10 36 (37.11%) Time Management
11 34 (35.05%) TCP/IP
11 34 (35.05%) C++
12 33 (34.02%) C
13 30 (30.93%) Windows
13 30 (30.93%) Cybersecurity
14 28 (28.87%) Jenkins
14 28 (28.87%) Manufacturing
15 25 (25.77%) Scrum
15 25 (25.77%) Apache
16 24 (24.74%) OO
16 24 (24.74%) Modbus
16 24 (24.74%) CAN bus
16 24 (24.74%) Unit Testing
16 24 (24.74%) Continuous Integration
16 24 (24.74%) RS-485
16 24 (24.74%) FreeRTOS

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 25 (25.77%) Apache
2 9 (9.28%) Confluence
3 4 (4.12%) CMS
4 1 (1.03%) nginx
4 1 (1.03%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.03%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 19 (19.59%) GitHub
2 9 (9.28%) Office 365
3 8 (8.25%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (6.19%) G Suite
5 5 (5.15%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.03%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.03%) IaaS
6 1 (1.03%) PaaS
6 1 (1.03%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 34 (35.05%) TCP/IP
2 24 (24.74%) Modbus
2 24 (24.74%) RS-485
3 13 (13.40%) LAN
4 12 (12.37%) WAN
5 8 (8.25%) BGP
5 8 (8.25%) DNS
5 8 (8.25%) Internet
5 8 (8.25%) Network Security
5 8 (8.25%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (7.22%) Cisco IOS
6 7 (7.22%) DHCP
6 7 (7.22%) L2TP
6 7 (7.22%) MPLS
6 7 (7.22%) RSVP
7 6 (6.19%) Remote Desktop
8 5 (5.15%) Firewall
9 3 (3.09%) WLAN
10 2 (2.06%) SAN
11 1 (1.03%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (16.49%) MySQL
2 7 (7.22%) Relational Database
3 6 (6.19%) MongoDB
4 5 (5.15%) NoSQL
4 5 (5.15%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.09%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.09%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.06%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.03%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.03%) MariaDB
7 1 (1.03%) Redis
Development Applications
1 41 (42.27%) Visual Studio
2 39 (40.21%) Maven
3 37 (38.14%) Robot Framework
4 28 (28.87%) Jenkins
5 13 (13.40%) JUnit
6 10 (10.31%) JIRA
7 8 (8.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 8 (8.25%) Bitbucket
7 8 (8.25%) EasyMock
8 6 (6.19%) CppUnit
8 6 (6.19%) Subversion
9 5 (5.15%) Git (software)
10 3 (3.09%) IBM UrbanCode
10 3 (3.09%) Selenium
10 3 (3.09%) SonarQube
10 3 (3.09%) Sonatype Nexus
11 2 (2.06%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (1.03%) DbUnit
12 1 (1.03%) Mercurial
12 1 (1.03%) PHPUnit
General
1 28 (28.87%) Manufacturing
2 18 (18.56%) Marketing
3 14 (14.43%) Automotive
4 4 (4.12%) Finance
5 3 (3.09%) Humanities
5 3 (3.09%) Law
5 3 (3.09%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.06%) Electronics
6 2 (2.06%) Retail
7 1 (1.03%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.03%) Billing
Job Titles
1 34 (35.05%) Software Engineer
2 24 (24.74%) Developer
3 15 (15.46%) Java Developer
4 12 (12.37%) Embedded Engineer
4 12 (12.37%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 12 (12.37%) Lead Software Engineer
5 11 (11.34%) Senior Software Engineer
6 10 (10.31%) Network Engineer
7 9 (9.28%) Agile Developer
7 9 (9.28%) Software Developer
8 8 (8.25%) Agile Java Developer
8 8 (8.25%) DevOps Developer
8 8 (8.25%) Java Software Developer
9 7 (7.22%) DevOps Engineer
9 7 (7.22%) PHP Developer
10 6 (6.19%) Administrator
10 6 (6.19%) Software Test Engineer
10 6 (6.19%) Support Engineer
10 6 (6.19%) Systems Administrator
10 6 (6.19%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (55.67%) Spring
2 22 (22.68%) HTML
3 17 (17.53%) RESTful
4 15 (15.46%) COM
4 15 (15.46%) JSON
5 14 (14.43%) HTML5
6 13 (13.40%) CSS
7 8 (8.25%) EJB
7 8 (8.25%) Java EE
7 8 (8.25%) JSF
8 7 (7.22%) LAMP
9 6 (6.19%) AngularJS
9 6 (6.19%) Laravel
9 6 (6.19%) Symfony
9 6 (6.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (5.15%) Node.js
11 4 (4.12%) .NET
11 4 (4.12%) Hibernate
11 4 (4.12%) Web Services
11 4 (4.12%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (24.74%) CAN bus
2 21 (21.65%) Device Driver
2 21 (21.65%) Embedded Systems
3 8 (8.25%) Data Centre
3 8 (8.25%) User Experience
3 8 (8.25%) Wiki
4 6 (6.19%) Replication
4 6 (6.19%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (3.09%) Life Science
6 2 (2.06%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.06%) e-Learning
6 2 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.06%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.03%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.03%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.03%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.03%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 42 (43.30%) Apple iOS
2 39 (40.21%) Android
3 30 (30.93%) Windows
4 24 (24.74%) FreeRTOS
5 13 (13.40%) CentOS
5 13 (13.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (9.28%) Windows Server
7 7 (7.22%) Mac OS
8 6 (6.19%) Unix
9 3 (3.09%) Debian
10 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (1.03%) Amazon Linux
11 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (56.70%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (54.64%) Software Engineering
3 36 (37.11%) Time Management
4 30 (30.93%) Cybersecurity
5 25 (25.77%) Scrum
6 24 (24.74%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (24.74%) OO
6 24 (24.74%) Unit Testing
7 16 (16.49%) DevOps
7 16 (16.49%) Problem-Solving
8 14 (14.43%) MVC
8 14 (14.43%) Open Source
8 14 (14.43%) TDD
8 14 (14.43%) UML
9 12 (12.37%) ITIL
10 11 (11.34%) Service Delivery
11 9 (9.28%) Test Automation
11 9 (9.28%) Web Development
12 8 (8.25%) OOD
12 8 (8.25%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 54 (55.67%) Java
2 42 (43.30%) C#
3 34 (35.05%) C++
4 33 (34.02%) C
5 21 (21.65%) JavaScript
6 17 (17.53%) Python
7 16 (16.49%) SQL
8 8 (8.25%) PHP
9 7 (7.22%) Embedded C
9 7 (7.22%) Perl
10 4 (4.12%) Bash Shell
10 4 (4.12%) Java 8
11 3 (3.09%) Ruby
11 3 (3.09%) Shell Script
12 2 (2.06%) VB
12 2 (2.06%) VB6
13 1 (1.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 39 (40.21%) Degree
2 8 (8.25%) BPSS Clearance
3 6 (6.19%) CCNP
3 6 (6.19%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (4.12%) CCNA
5 3 (3.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.09%) GDPR
1 3 (3.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.03%) QA
System Software
1 38 (39.18%) Firmware
2 8 (8.25%) Active Directory
3 5 (5.15%) Docker
4 3 (3.09%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.03%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (5.15%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (4.12%) Puppet
3 3 (3.09%) Ansible
3 3 (3.09%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.03%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 51 (52.58%) Microsoft
2 17 (17.53%) Red Hat
3 16 (16.49%) Cisco
4 7 (7.22%) Remedy
4 7 (7.22%) VMware
4 7 (7.22%) Zend
5 6 (6.19%) Veeam
6 4 (4.12%) Oracle
7 3 (3.09%) Apple
8 1 (1.03%) HP
8 1 (1.03%) NetApp
8 1 (1.03%) SaltStack
8 1 (1.03%) SAP