Period
to 20 August 2019

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 20 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
20 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 36 49 62
Rank change year-on-year +13 +13 -26
Permanent jobs citing Linux 70 52 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 6.71% 5.36% 3.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.18% 22.91% 17.30%
Number of salaries quoted 52 44 32
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £43,150 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.30% +23.29% -20.45%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,008 £20,750
90th Percentile £56,625 £52,350 £43,750
East Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 211 227 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 20.23% 23.40% 18.16%
Number of salaries quoted 162 216 162
Leicestershire median annual salary £38,250 £35,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.29% +1.45% -13.75%
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £52,250 £51,000 £47,500
East Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 20 August 2019.

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 20 August 2019. 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 +23 54 £40,000 -9.91% 14
Loughborough -3 7 - - 2
Linux
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 August 2019, 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 34 (48.57%) Windows
2 23 (32.86%) DevOps
3 21 (30.00%) VMware
4 20 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
5 19 (27.14%) Oracle
5 19 (27.14%) Problem-Solving
6 18 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (25.71%) Git (software)
7 16 (22.86%) Python
8 15 (21.43%) Java
9 14 (20.00%) JavaScript
9 14 (20.00%) C
9 14 (20.00%) SQL Server
10 13 (18.57%) C#
10 13 (18.57%) Spring
10 13 (18.57%) Software Engineering
10 13 (18.57%) Finance
10 13 (18.57%) PowerShell
11 12 (17.14%) Degree
11 12 (17.14%) Maven
11 12 (17.14%) C++
11 12 (17.14%) SLA
11 12 (17.14%) Windows Server
12 11 (15.71%) Microsoft
12 11 (15.71%) Firmware
12 11 (15.71%) Puppet
13 10 (14.29%) Docker
13 10 (14.29%) Configuration Management
13 10 (14.29%) Red Hat

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 2 (2.86%) Apache
1 2 (2.86%) Confluence
1 2 (2.86%) Drupal
1 2 (2.86%) Joomla!
1 2 (2.86%) WordPress
2 1 (1.43%) CMS
2 1 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.43%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Adobe After Effects
1 2 (2.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (2.86%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 20 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (11.43%) AWS CloudFormation
2 8 (11.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (10.00%) IaaS
4 6 (8.57%) SaaS
5 2 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (2.86%) Amazon Kinesis
5 2 (2.86%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (2.86%) Serverless
6 1 (1.43%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.43%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (1.43%) AWS IoT
6 1 (1.43%) CloudFront
6 1 (1.43%) GitHub
6 1 (1.43%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.43%) Office 365
6 1 (1.43%) PaaS
6 1 (1.43%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.86%) Network Security
2 7 (10.00%) Modbus
2 7 (10.00%) RS-485
2 7 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (8.57%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (8.57%) SAN
4 4 (5.71%) Ethernet
4 4 (5.71%) VLAN
5 2 (2.86%) SSH
6 1 (1.43%) DNS
6 1 (1.43%) EIGRP
6 1 (1.43%) Firewall
6 1 (1.43%) HTTP
6 1 (1.43%) HTTPS
6 1 (1.43%) LAN
6 1 (1.43%) MPLS
6 1 (1.43%) SSL
6 1 (1.43%) VoIP
6 1 (1.43%) WAN
6 1 (1.43%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.43%) MariaDB
2 8 (11.43%) MySQL
3 4 (5.71%) MongoDB
3 4 (5.71%) RDBMS
3 4 (5.71%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (2.86%) Big Data
4 2 (2.86%) phpMyAdmin
5 1 (1.43%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (1.43%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.43%) QGIS
5 1 (1.43%) Redis
Development Applications
1 18 (25.71%) Git (software)
2 12 (17.14%) Maven
3 8 (11.43%) Robot Framework
3 8 (11.43%) Visual Studio
4 4 (5.71%) Cucumber
4 4 (5.71%) Selenium
5 3 (4.29%) Jenkins
5 3 (4.29%) JIRA
6 2 (2.86%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (1.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.43%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.43%) GNU Toolchain
7 1 (1.43%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 13 (18.57%) Finance
2 8 (11.43%) Retail
3 5 (7.14%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.86%) Marketing
5 1 (1.43%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 20 (28.57%) Developer
2 10 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 9 (12.86%) Analyst
3 9 (12.86%) Embedded Engineer
4 7 (10.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 6 (8.57%) Cybersecurity Engineer
5 6 (8.57%) Security Engineer
5 6 (8.57%) Senior Security Engineer
5 6 (8.57%) Unix Engineer
6 5 (7.14%) Django Developer
6 5 (7.14%) Software Test Engineer
6 5 (7.14%) Test Engineer
7 4 (5.71%) Administrator
7 4 (5.71%) Automation Test Analyst
7 4 (5.71%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (5.71%) Implementation Consultant
7 4 (5.71%) Python/Django Developer
7 4 (5.71%) Software Analyst
7 4 (5.71%) Software Test Analyst
7 4 (5.71%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.57%) Spring
2 7 (10.00%) CSS
2 7 (10.00%) HTML
3 6 (8.57%) LAMP
3 6 (8.57%) Laravel
3 6 (8.57%) Vue.js
4 5 (7.14%) COM
4 5 (7.14%) Django
4 5 (7.14%) Symfony
5 4 (5.71%) 802.1X
5 4 (5.71%) Sass
6 3 (4.29%) AngularJS
6 3 (4.29%) GraphQL
6 3 (4.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (2.86%) CSS3
7 2 (2.86%) jQuery
7 2 (2.86%) LESS
7 2 (2.86%) Node.js
7 2 (2.86%) REST
7 2 (2.86%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.29%) Linux Command Line
2 7 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.00%) CAN bus
2 7 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
3 6 (8.57%) Data Protection Act
3 6 (8.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 6 (8.57%) Private Cloud
4 5 (7.14%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.86%) User Experience
5 2 (2.86%) Video Editing
6 1 (1.43%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.43%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.43%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.43%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 34 (48.57%) Windows
2 12 (17.14%) Windows Server
3 8 (11.43%) Android
3 8 (11.43%) FreeRTOS
4 7 (10.00%) Apple iOS
4 7 (10.00%) Unix
5 6 (8.57%) AIX
5 6 (8.57%) Oracle Linux
6 5 (7.14%) CentOS
7 4 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.86%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.43%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.43%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (32.86%) DevOps
2 19 (27.14%) Problem-Solving
3 18 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (18.57%) Software Engineering
5 10 (14.29%) Configuration Management
6 9 (12.86%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (11.43%) Cybersecurity
7 8 (11.43%) Task Automation
8 7 (10.00%) ITIL
8 7 (10.00%) Process Improvement
8 7 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (10.00%) Unit Testing
9 6 (8.57%) Data Protection
9 6 (8.57%) Forensic Analysis
9 6 (8.57%) Functional Testing
9 6 (8.57%) IT Governance
9 6 (8.57%) Line Management
9 6 (8.57%) Network Segmentation
9 6 (8.57%) Test Automation
9 6 (8.57%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 16 (22.86%) Python
2 15 (21.43%) Java
3 14 (20.00%) C
3 14 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 13 (18.57%) C#
4 13 (18.57%) PowerShell
5 12 (17.14%) C++
6 7 (10.00%) PHP
7 4 (5.71%) Bash Shell
7 4 (5.71%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.86%) ES6
8 2 (2.86%) Scala
8 2 (2.86%) SQL
9 1 (1.43%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.43%) Java 8
9 1 (1.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (17.14%) Degree
2 4 (5.71%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (4.29%) CISM
3 3 (4.29%) CISMP
3 3 (4.29%) CISSP
4 1 (1.43%) ISEB
4 1 (1.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.43%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (17.14%) SLA
2 7 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (15.71%) Firmware
3 10 (14.29%) Docker
4 8 (11.43%) Hyper-V
5 6 (8.57%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (2.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (15.71%) Puppet
2 9 (12.86%) Kubernetes
3 8 (11.43%) Terraform
4 7 (10.00%) Ansible
4 7 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (4.29%) Nagios
5 3 (4.29%) Rancher
6 2 (2.86%) Icinga
7 1 (1.43%) Prometheus
7 1 (1.43%) Salt
7 1 (1.43%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 21 (30.00%) VMware
2 19 (27.14%) Oracle
3 11 (15.71%) Microsoft
4 10 (14.29%) Red Hat
5 8 (11.43%) Cisco
5 8 (11.43%) SaltStack
6 6 (8.57%) IBM
6 6 (8.57%) NetApp
7 5 (7.14%) Zend
8 3 (4.29%) Qualys
8 3 (4.29%) Splunk
9 2 (2.86%) Adobe
9 2 (2.86%) Google
10 1 (1.43%) HP
10 1 (1.43%) Mapbox
10 1 (1.43%) ProCurve
10 1 (1.43%) SolarWinds