Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 22 52 32
Rank change year-on-year +30 -20 -5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 124 34 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 12.65% 3.66% 6.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 43.97% 19.10% 34.20%
Number of salaries quoted 56 33 77
Leicestershire median annual salary £37,500 £35,571 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.42% -11.07% +6.67%
10th Percentile £29,375 £20,750 £22,900
90th Percentile £51,000 £52,500 £60,000
East Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 282 178 269
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 28.78% 19.16% 19.94%
Number of salaries quoted 170 160 217
Leicestershire median annual salary £37,500 £33,750 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -12.34% +10.00%
10th Percentile £23,000 £24,475 £22,240
90th Percentile £53,875 £47,500 £52,500
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +9.59% -2.67% -

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 +30 90 £40,000 +12.45% 16
Loughborough - 8 £45,000 - 1
Hinckley - 2 £37,500 -
Coalville 0 1 £18,250 -45.93% 1
Market Harborough - 1 £45,000 -
Linux
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 82 (66.13%) Microsoft
2 81 (65.32%) Java
2 81 (65.32%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (65.32%) Software Engineering
3 80 (64.52%) Spring
4 73 (58.87%) C#
5 72 (58.06%) Visual Studio
6 70 (56.45%) Maven
6 70 (56.45%) Degree
6 70 (56.45%) Android
6 70 (56.45%) Apple iOS
7 68 (54.84%) Firmware
8 67 (54.03%) Robot Framework
9 61 (49.19%) Time Management
10 57 (45.97%) C
11 53 (42.74%) Manufacturing
12 50 (40.32%) C++
13 49 (39.52%) TCP/IP
14 42 (33.87%) HTML
14 42 (33.87%) Modbus
14 42 (33.87%) CAN bus
14 42 (33.87%) RS-485
14 42 (33.87%) FreeRTOS
15 41 (33.06%) Cybersecurity
15 41 (33.06%) JavaScript
16 39 (31.45%) Embedded Systems
16 39 (31.45%) Continuous Integration
17 37 (29.84%) Windows
17 37 (29.84%) Apache
18 36 (29.03%) GitHub

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 37 (29.84%) Apache
2 7 (5.65%) Confluence
3 4 (3.23%) CMS
3 4 (3.23%) nginx
4 3 (2.42%) IIS
5 2 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.61%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.81%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.81%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 36 (29.03%) GitHub
2 7 (5.65%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (4.84%) Office 365
4 3 (2.42%) G Suite
4 3 (2.42%) IaaS
4 3 (2.42%) PaaS
5 2 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.61%) SaaS
5 2 (1.61%) Serverless
6 1 (0.81%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.81%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.81%) AWS Fargate
6 1 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.81%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 49 (39.52%) TCP/IP
2 42 (33.87%) Modbus
2 42 (33.87%) RS-485
3 9 (7.26%) LAN
4 8 (6.45%) Internet
4 8 (6.45%) Network Security
4 8 (6.45%) WAN
4 8 (6.45%) Wi-Fi
5 7 (5.65%) BGP
5 7 (5.65%) Cisco IOS
5 7 (5.65%) L2TP
5 7 (5.65%) MPLS
5 7 (5.65%) RSVP
6 5 (4.03%) DNS
7 4 (3.23%) DHCP
8 3 (2.42%) Firewall
8 3 (2.42%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (0.81%) PBX
9 1 (0.81%) Skype
9 1 (0.81%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (15.32%) MySQL
2 13 (10.48%) MongoDB
3 11 (8.87%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (5.65%) SQL Server
5 4 (3.23%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.42%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.61%) MariaDB
7 2 (1.61%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.81%) Amazon Aurora
8 1 (0.81%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.81%) Redis
Development Applications
1 72 (58.06%) Visual Studio
2 70 (56.45%) Maven
3 67 (54.03%) Robot Framework
4 36 (29.03%) Jenkins
5 12 (9.68%) CppUnit
5 12 (9.68%) Subversion
6 7 (5.65%) JIRA
7 6 (4.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (4.84%) Bitbucket
7 6 (4.84%) EasyMock
7 6 (4.84%) Git (software)
7 6 (4.84%) JUnit
8 2 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.81%) Ant
9 1 (0.81%) DbUnit
9 1 (0.81%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.81%) Firebug
9 1 (0.81%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.81%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.81%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 53 (42.74%) Manufacturing
2 31 (25.00%) Marketing
3 15 (12.10%) Automotive
4 7 (5.65%) Finance
5 3 (2.42%) Retail
6 2 (1.61%) Electronics
6 2 (1.61%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.81%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.81%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 59 (47.58%) Software Engineer
2 27 (21.77%) Developer
3 25 (20.16%) Lead Software Engineer
4 24 (19.35%) Embedded Engineer
4 24 (19.35%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 18 (14.52%) Senior Software Engineer
6 14 (11.29%) PHP Developer
7 13 (10.48%) UI Engineer
7 13 (10.48%) UX Engineer
8 12 (9.68%) Software Test Engineer
8 12 (9.68%) Test Engineer
9 11 (8.87%) Applications Engineer
9 11 (8.87%) Web Applications Engineer
9 11 (8.87%) Web Engineer
10 10 (8.06%) Java Developer
10 10 (8.06%) Network Engineer
11 7 (5.65%) Agile Developer
11 7 (5.65%) DevOps Developer
11 7 (5.65%) Software Developer
12 6 (4.84%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (64.52%) Spring
2 42 (33.87%) HTML
3 30 (24.19%) RESTful
4 28 (22.58%) JSON
5 27 (21.77%) COM
5 27 (21.77%) HTML5
6 26 (20.97%) CSS
7 16 (12.90%) LAMP
8 13 (10.48%) AngularJS
8 13 (10.48%) Laravel
8 13 (10.48%) Symfony
8 13 (10.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 11 (8.87%) Node.js
10 6 (4.84%) EJB
10 6 (4.84%) Java EE
10 6 (4.84%) JSF
11 4 (3.23%) Hibernate
11 4 (3.23%) Spring Boot
12 3 (2.42%) .NET
12 3 (2.42%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 42 (33.87%) CAN bus
2 39 (31.45%) Embedded Systems
3 34 (27.42%) Device Driver
4 14 (11.29%) User Experience
5 7 (5.65%) Data Centre
6 6 (4.84%) Wiki
7 4 (3.23%) Replication
8 3 (2.42%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (1.61%) Clustering
10 1 (0.81%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.81%) Fintech
10 1 (0.81%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.81%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.81%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.81%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 70 (56.45%) Android
1 70 (56.45%) Apple iOS
2 42 (33.87%) FreeRTOS
3 37 (29.84%) Windows
4 8 (6.45%) CentOS
4 8 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (5.65%) Windows Server
6 5 (4.03%) Mac OS
7 4 (3.23%) Unix
8 3 (2.42%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.61%) Amazon Linux
9 2 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (65.32%) Agile Software Development
1 81 (65.32%) Software Engineering
2 61 (49.19%) Time Management
3 41 (33.06%) Cybersecurity
4 39 (31.45%) Continuous Integration
5 35 (28.23%) Unit Testing
6 34 (27.42%) OO
7 31 (25.00%) Technical Leadership
8 29 (23.39%) Scrum
9 27 (21.77%) MVC
10 26 (20.97%) TDD
11 24 (19.35%) UML
12 15 (12.10%) Web Development
13 14 (11.29%) DevOps
14 12 (9.68%) Problem-Solving
14 12 (9.68%) Software Testing
14 12 (9.68%) Test Automation
15 9 (7.26%) Open Source
16 8 (6.45%) ITIL
16 8 (6.45%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 81 (65.32%) Java
2 73 (58.87%) C#
3 57 (45.97%) C
4 50 (40.32%) C++
5 41 (33.06%) JavaScript
6 17 (13.71%) Python
7 16 (12.90%) PHP
8 15 (12.10%) SQL
9 13 (10.48%) Embedded C
10 7 (5.65%) Perl
11 5 (4.03%) PowerShell
12 4 (3.23%) Java 8
13 2 (1.61%) VB
13 2 (1.61%) VB6
13 2 (1.61%) VBScript
14 1 (0.81%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 70 (56.45%) Degree
2 6 (4.84%) BPSS Clearance
2 6 (4.84%) CCNP
2 6 (4.84%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (3.23%) CCNA
4 1 (0.81%) MCP
4 1 (0.81%) MCSE
4 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.81%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.81%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.81%) GDPR
1 1 (0.81%) QA
1 1 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (0.81%) SLA
System Software
1 68 (54.84%) Firmware
2 7 (5.65%) Active Directory
3 5 (4.03%) Docker
4 3 (2.42%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.42%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.81%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (2.42%) Ansible
1 3 (2.42%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.61%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (1.61%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.61%) Puppet
2 2 (1.61%) SCCM
2 2 (1.61%) SCOM
2 2 (1.61%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.81%) Terraform
3 1 (0.81%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 82 (66.13%) Microsoft
2 14 (11.29%) Zend
3 13 (10.48%) Cisco
4 10 (8.06%) Red Hat
5 7 (5.65%) Remedy
5 7 (5.65%) VMware
6 5 (4.03%) Oracle
7 4 (3.23%) Veeam
8 3 (2.42%) SaltStack
9 2 (1.61%) Dell
9 2 (1.61%) HP
10 1 (0.81%) Avaya
10 1 (0.81%) GFI Software
10 1 (0.81%) Google
10 1 (0.81%) NetApp
10 1 (0.81%) Rackspace
10 1 (0.81%) SAP
10 1 (0.81%) SonicWALL
10 1 (0.81%) Sophos