Linux Jobs in the UK excluding London

Linux
UK > UK excluding London

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London requiring Linux skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited Linux over the 6 months leading up to 23 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
23 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 30 30 21
Rank change year-on-year 0 -9 +2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 4,589 3,998 7,543
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 5.73% 7.24% 9.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.65% 42.71% 49.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2,920 2,302 3,551
10th Percentile £33,500 £31,250 £32,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £40,796 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,600 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -0.19% +0.19% +10.53%
75th Percentile £65,000 £68,750 £65,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £76,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.00% +4.17% +9.09%

All Operating Systems
UK excluding London

Linux falls under the Operating Systems category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring operating system skills in the UK excluding London.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 11,018 9,360 15,191
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 13.75% 16.94% 19.89%
Number of salaries quoted 8,240 5,927 9,227
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,500 £25,000
25th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% - -
75th Percentile £57,500 £60,052 £60,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £73,750 £73,750
UK median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -14.29% - +5.00%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Linux as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in the UK excluding London

Linux
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Linux in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Linux in the UK excluding London

Linux
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Linux in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 23 June 2024.

Salary histogram for Linux in the UK excluding London

Linux
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 23 June 2024. 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
Jobs
South East -3 1,238 £55,000 +10.00% 165
South West +3 904 £52,500 -4.55% 123
North of England +15 855 £50,000 -1.96% 100
Midlands +25 613 £50,000 -9.09% 78
North West +16 546 £52,500 -5.41% 66
East of England +11 469 £54,000 -6.09% 88
Scotland -39 347 £51,000 -7.27% 37
East Midlands +31 325 £50,000 -13.04% 34
West Midlands +8 288 £54,000 -1.82% 44
Yorkshire +13 250 £45,000 -5.26% 26
Wales +20 125 £47,500 - 8
North East -15 59 £52,500 +20.69% 8
Northern Ireland -18 39 £52,500 +5.00% 5
Isle of Man - 4 £43,000 -
Linux
UK

Linux
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the UK excluding London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 221 (4.82%) Apache
2 142 (3.09%) Microsoft Exchange
3 87 (1.90%) WebLogic
4 83 (1.81%) SharePoint
5 81 (1.77%) nginx
6 80 (1.74%) IIS
7 55 (1.20%) Confluence
8 53 (1.15%) Apache Spark
9 52 (1.13%) OpenStack
10 42 (0.92%) Oracle Service Bus
11 37 (0.81%) Tomcat
12 27 (0.59%) ArcGIS
13 23 (0.50%) Jupyter
14 21 (0.46%) WebSphere
15 20 (0.44%) GeoServer
16 14 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
17 13 (0.28%) WordPress
18 12 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2007
18 12 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2013
19 8 (0.17%) CMS
Applications
1 119 (2.59%) Microsoft Office
2 74 (1.61%) Microsoft Excel
3 51 (1.11%) Simulink
4 43 (0.94%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.24%) OrCAD
6 8 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 6 (0.13%) SOLIDWORKS
8 5 (0.11%) GNU Octave
8 5 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (0.087%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.087%) Doxygen
9 4 (0.087%) Photoshop
10 3 (0.065%) Microsoft Project
11 2 (0.044%) Abaqus
11 2 (0.044%) CATIA
11 2 (0.044%) NASTRAN
11 2 (0.044%) Windchill
12 1 (0.022%) 1Password
Business Applications
1 43 (0.94%) Remedy ITSM
2 41 (0.89%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 16 (0.35%) NEC Housing
4 11 (0.24%) Unit4 Business World
5 6 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
6 5 (0.11%) SAP ERP
7 4 (0.087%) C-CURE
7 4 (0.087%) Maximo
7 4 (0.087%) NetSuite
7 4 (0.087%) Oracle ERP
7 4 (0.087%) PeopleSoft HCM
8 3 (0.065%) Payment Gateway
9 2 (0.044%) Magento
9 2 (0.044%) Oracle EBS R12
9 2 (0.044%) Shopify
9 2 (0.044%) Teamcenter
10 1 (0.022%) Oracle Applications
10 1 (0.022%) SAP Business One
10 1 (0.022%) SAP CRM
10 1 (0.022%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 1,283 (27.96%) Azure
2 952 (20.75%) AWS
3 331 (7.21%) Microsoft 365
4 269 (5.86%) IBM Cloud
5 210 (4.58%) Azure DevOps
6 186 (4.05%) Serverless
7 182 (3.97%) Entra ID
8 179 (3.90%) GCP
9 158 (3.44%) SaaS
10 134 (2.92%) OpenShift
11 125 (2.72%) Azure Logic Apps
12 118 (2.57%) Azure Functions
13 116 (2.53%) Azure API Management
14 115 (2.51%) Azure Service Bus
15 105 (2.29%) GitHub
16 99 (2.16%) Amazon S3
17 92 (2.00%) Amazon EKS
18 67 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
19 63 (1.37%) IaaS
20 55 (1.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 581 (12.66%) Firewall
2 345 (7.52%) DNS
3 293 (6.38%) TCP/IP
4 223 (4.86%) DHCP
5 216 (4.71%) Internet
6 195 (4.25%) VPN
7 168 (3.66%) Network Security
8 165 (3.60%) SAN
9 135 (2.94%) WAN
10 134 (2.92%) Wireless
11 109 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
12 107 (2.33%) 5G
13 105 (2.29%) LAN
14 88 (1.92%) HTTP
15 87 (1.90%) Broadband
16 82 (1.79%) VLAN
16 82 (1.79%) WLAN
17 77 (1.68%) SNMP
18 72 (1.57%) NAS
18 72 (1.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 384 (8.37%) PostgreSQL
2 377 (8.22%) MongoDB
3 324 (7.06%) NoSQL
4 298 (6.49%) MySQL
5 266 (5.80%) SQL Server
6 261 (5.69%) DB2
6 261 (5.69%) Relational Database
7 134 (2.92%) Oracle Database
8 94 (2.05%) Amazon RDS
9 88 (1.92%) Big Data
10 75 (1.63%) Elasticsearch
11 57 (1.24%) RDBMS
12 55 (1.20%) Hadoop
13 43 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
14 42 (0.92%) Oracle Database 10g
14 42 (0.92%) VLDB
15 39 (0.85%) GIS
16 38 (0.83%) MariaDB
17 37 (0.81%) Power BI
17 37 (0.81%) Redis
Development Applications
1 338 (7.37%) Git
2 273 (5.95%) JIRA
3 189 (4.12%) Jenkins
4 95 (2.07%) Subversion
5 91 (1.98%) GitLab
6 67 (1.46%) Visual Studio
7 41 (0.89%) Eclipse
8 36 (0.78%) Bitbucket
9 27 (0.59%) Artifactory
9 27 (0.59%) Vagrant
10 21 (0.46%) Robot Framework
11 19 (0.41%) Ant
11 19 (0.41%) CMake
12 17 (0.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 17 (0.37%) Maven
13 16 (0.35%) Trac
14 13 (0.28%) Oracle Forms
15 12 (0.26%) Gradle
15 12 (0.26%) webpack
16 10 (0.22%) GCC
General
1 904 (19.70%) Social Skills
2 458 (9.98%) Finance
3 438 (9.54%) Public Sector
4 384 (8.37%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 382 (8.32%) Analytical Skills
6 273 (5.95%) Aerospace
7 219 (4.77%) Electronics
8 185 (4.03%) Manufacturing
9 151 (3.29%) Telecoms
10 130 (2.83%) Law
11 128 (2.79%) Marketing
12 96 (2.09%) Automotive
13 75 (1.63%) Retail
14 73 (1.59%) Military
15 60 (1.31%) Presentation Skills
16 58 (1.26%) Legal
17 52 (1.13%) Banking
18 37 (0.81%) Organisational Skills
19 24 (0.52%) Documentation Skills
20 23 (0.50%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 926 (20.18%) Software Engineer
2 797 (17.37%) Senior
3 611 (13.31%) Developer
4 460 (10.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 342 (7.45%) Embedded Engineer
6 291 (6.34%) Support Engineer
7 290 (6.32%) Linux Engineer
8 280 (6.10%) Lead
9 278 (6.06%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 273 (5.95%) Senior Software Engineer
11 233 (5.08%) IT Support
12 227 (4.95%) IT Engineer
13 204 (4.45%) Administrator
14 202 (4.40%) Architect
14 202 (4.40%) DevOps Engineer
15 175 (3.81%) Analyst
16 166 (3.62%) Full Stack Developer
17 160 (3.49%) Systems Engineer
18 150 (3.27%) IT Support Engineer
19 140 (3.05%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 483 (10.53%) HTML
2 424 (9.24%) CSS
3 423 (9.22%) React
4 394 (8.59%) REST
5 360 (7.84%) .NET
6 330 (7.19%) Web Services
7 325 (7.08%) AngularJS
8 292 (6.36%) jQuery
9 286 (6.23%) Vue
10 265 (5.77%) Node.js
11 249 (5.43%) ASP.NET
12 237 (5.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 229 (4.99%) ASP.NET Core
13 229 (4.99%) Backbone.js
13 229 (4.99%) Ember.js
14 160 (3.49%) RabbitMQ
15 111 (2.42%) XML
16 100 (2.18%) Middleware
17 95 (2.07%) Laravel
18 83 (1.81%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 388 (8.46%) Algorithms
2 331 (7.21%) Hybrid Cloud
3 301 (6.56%) Data Centre
4 269 (5.86%) Blockchain
5 243 (5.30%) Data Structures
6 193 (4.21%) IoT
6 193 (4.21%) Public Cloud
7 146 (3.18%) Self-Motivation
8 125 (2.72%) Embedded Systems
9 119 (2.59%) e-Learning
10 113 (2.46%) Driving Licence
11 111 (2.42%) Linux Command Line
12 94 (2.05%) Management Information System
13 89 (1.94%) Cloud Native
14 86 (1.87%) Onboarding
15 84 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
16 75 (1.63%) Distributed Systems
17 67 (1.46%) Social Media
18 63 (1.37%) Replication
19 59 (1.29%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1,990 (43.36%) Windows
2 481 (10.48%) Windows Server
3 397 (8.65%) Unix
4 326 (7.10%) Android
5 317 (6.91%) Ubuntu
6 309 (6.73%) Embedded Linux
7 296 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 269 (5.86%) Apple iOS
9 256 (5.58%) CentOS
10 174 (3.79%) Windows Server 2016
11 145 (3.16%) Debian
12 110 (2.40%) Windows Server 2019
13 106 (2.31%) Windows 10
14 101 (2.20%) Windows Server 2012
15 100 (2.18%) Solaris
16 62 (1.35%) Mac OS
17 49 (1.07%) Data ONTAP
18 48 (1.05%) Alpine Linux
19 46 (1.00%) AIX
20 40 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,194 (26.02%) Software Engineering
2 1,024 (22.31%) Agile
3 860 (18.74%) DevOps
4 837 (18.24%) Problem-Solving
5 571 (12.44%) Artificial Intelligence
6 555 (12.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 537 (11.70%) Mentoring
8 510 (11.11%) Computer Science
9 461 (10.05%) CI/CD
10 403 (8.78%) OO
11 374 (8.15%) Actionable Insight
12 355 (7.74%) Cybersecurity
13 351 (7.65%) Full Stack Development
14 350 (7.63%) User Experience
15 339 (7.39%) Collaborative Working
15 339 (7.39%) ITIL
16 335 (7.30%) Web Development
17 318 (6.93%) OOP
18 307 (6.69%) MVC
19 289 (6.30%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1,360 (29.64%) Python
2 890 (19.39%) SQL
3 744 (16.21%) C
4 743 (16.19%) Java
5 656 (14.30%) JavaScript
6 611 (13.31%) C++
7 573 (12.49%) Bash
8 495 (10.79%) C#
9 404 (8.80%) PowerShell
10 188 (4.10%) Embedded C
11 184 (4.01%) PHP
12 129 (2.81%) Shell Script
13 100 (2.18%) PL/SQL
14 98 (2.14%) TypeScript
15 94 (2.05%) Perl
16 93 (2.03%) Rust
17 77 (1.68%) VB
18 62 (1.35%) Kotlin
19 50 (1.09%) Go
20 46 (1.00%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 1,066 (23.23%) Security Cleared
2 913 (19.90%) Degree
3 570 (12.42%) SC Cleared
4 431 (9.39%) DV Cleared
5 328 (7.15%) Computer Science Degree
6 209 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
7 193 (4.21%) Microsoft Certification
8 188 (4.10%) CCNA
9 159 (3.46%) MCSE
10 129 (2.81%) Azure Certification
11 123 (2.68%) CCNP
12 102 (2.22%) Master's Degree
13 97 (2.11%) AWS Certification
14 76 (1.66%) MCP
15 72 (1.57%) PhD
16 67 (1.46%) LPIC
17 65 (1.42%) MCSA
18 64 (1.39%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
19 41 (0.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
20 38 (0.83%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 118 (2.57%) SLA
2 85 (1.85%) QA
3 57 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 43 (0.94%) GDPR
5 31 (0.68%) PMO
6 24 (0.52%) Accessibility
7 21 (0.46%) NIST
8 19 (0.41%) Cyber Essentials
9 15 (0.33%) ISO 13485
10 14 (0.31%) MISRA
11 13 (0.28%) Data Quality
12 11 (0.24%) ITGC
12 11 (0.24%) JTAG
13 8 (0.17%) IEC 62304
14 7 (0.15%) ISO 9000
15 6 (0.13%) Def Stans
15 6 (0.13%) NCSC
16 4 (0.087%) IEC 61131
16 4 (0.087%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
17 3 (0.065%) GRC
System Software
1 551 (12.01%) Docker
2 511 (11.14%) Active Directory
3 484 (10.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 251 (5.47%) Hyper-V
5 165 (3.60%) Firmware
6 100 (2.18%) vSphere
7 96 (2.09%) Virtual Machines
8 94 (2.05%) VMware ESXi
9 68 (1.48%) Embedded Firmware
10 46 (1.00%) Oracle RAC
11 37 (0.81%) Virtual Servers
12 31 (0.68%) Virtual Desktop
12 31 (0.68%) VMware NSX
13 21 (0.46%) pfSense
14 19 (0.41%) KVM
15 18 (0.39%) NFS
16 15 (0.33%) VMware Server
17 12 (0.26%) VMware Workstation
18 8 (0.17%) XenApp
19 7 (0.15%) Citrix Hypervisor
Systems Management
1 670 (14.60%) Kubernetes
2 600 (13.07%) Ansible
3 409 (8.91%) Terraform
4 205 (4.47%) Puppet
5 152 (3.31%) Microsoft Intune
6 138 (3.01%) vCenter Server
7 98 (2.14%) Prometheus
8 78 (1.70%) Grafana
8 78 (1.70%) SCCM
9 75 (1.63%) SCOM
10 72 (1.57%) Jamf Pro
11 71 (1.55%) ZABBIX
12 68 (1.48%) Progress Chef
13 58 (1.26%) WSUS
14 53 (1.15%) Nagios
15 52 (1.13%) Oracle RMAN
16 47 (1.02%) Data Guard
17 40 (0.87%) Active Directory Federation Services
18 37 (0.81%) FortiGate
19 33 (0.72%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 884 (19.26%) Microsoft
2 715 (15.58%) VMware
3 632 (13.77%) Red Hat
4 416 (9.07%) Oracle
5 334 (7.28%) IBM
6 300 (6.54%) Cisco
7 124 (2.70%) Veeam
8 108 (2.35%) NetApp
9 89 (1.94%) Google
10 79 (1.72%) Palo Alto
11 72 (1.57%) SAP
12 71 (1.55%) Citrix
12 71 (1.55%) CyberArk
13 68 (1.48%) Tanium
14 66 (1.44%) EMC
15 65 (1.42%) Dell
16 62 (1.35%) Juniper
17 57 (1.24%) Remedy
17 57 (1.24%) SolarWinds
18 56 (1.22%) Splunk