The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 19 19 16
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 569 737 751
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 9.15% 10.35% 11.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 43.57% 39.62% 41.58%
Number of salaries quoted 469 605 482
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,600 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Linux
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1306 1860 1806
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 20.99% 26.12% 26.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1102 1508 1307
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Linux
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Linux Salary Trend in Yorkshire

Linux
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Linux
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +3 398 £42,500 - 74
South Yorkshire +3 86 £40,000 +8.69% 20
North Yorkshire -3 65 £42,750 +22.14% 15
East Yorkshire -17 12 £31,500 +5.00% 1
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux.

1 391 (32.26%) Windows
2 348 (28.71%) Unix
3 327 (26.98%) VMware
4 311 (25.66%) PHP
5 308 (25.41%) MySQL
6 306 (25.25%) Agile Software Development
7 280 (23.10%) Java
8 272 (22.44%) Red Hat
9 269 (22.19%) Python
10 268 (22.11%) Puppet
11 267 (22.03%) Opscode Chef
12 263 (21.70%) Bash Shell
13 237 (19.55%) VMware Infrastructure
14 228 (18.81%) Apache
15 227 (18.73%) SQL
16 226 (18.65%) DevOps
17 223 (18.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 220 (18.15%) JavaScript
19 219 (18.07%) Oracle
20 208 (17.16%) LAMP
21 191 (15.76%) Firewall
22 190 (15.68%) Perl
23 179 (14.77%) Ruby
24 173 (14.27%) Continuous Integration
25 167 (13.78%) HTML
26 157 (12.95%) Microsoft
26 157 (12.95%) Configuration Management
27 156 (12.87%) Cisco
28 155 (12.79%) Jenkins
29 149 (12.29%) SAN

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 228 (18.81%) Apache
2 113 (9.32%) Node.js
3 72 (5.94%) Tomcat
4 58 (4.79%) OpenStack
5 57 (4.70%) CloudStack
6 49 (4.04%) MS Exchange
7 45 (3.71%) JBoss
8 43 (3.55%) WebSphere
9 38 (3.14%) IIS
10 35 (2.89%) Exchange Server 2010
11 28 (2.31%) Confluence
11 28 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2007
12 25 (2.06%) nginx
13 24 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2013
14 23 (1.90%) WebLogic
15 17 (1.40%) Skype for Business
16 15 (1.24%) CMS
17 14 (1.16%) SharePoint
18 10 (0.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 10 (0.83%) WordPress
Applications
1 42 (3.47%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.16%) MS Office
3 7 (0.58%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.25%) Acrobat
4 3 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (0.50%) Magento
2 3 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.17%) Primavera
3 2 (0.17%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 140 (11.55%) Amazon AWS
2 114 (9.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (2.31%) Office 365
4 24 (1.98%) Cloud Computing
5 20 (1.65%) IaaS
6 13 (1.07%) GitHub
7 12 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
7 12 (0.99%) Google Cloud Platform
8 9 (0.74%) PaaS
9 5 (0.41%) Amazon S3
9 5 (0.41%) Google App Engine
10 4 (0.33%) SaaS
11 3 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 2 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.083%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 1 (0.083%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 1 (0.083%) Amazon Glacier
13 1 (0.083%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 1 (0.083%) AWS Lambda
13 1 (0.083%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 191 (15.76%) Firewall
2 149 (12.29%) SAN
3 125 (10.31%) DNS
4 98 (8.09%) Internet
5 88 (7.26%) TCP/IP
6 76 (6.27%) NAS
7 66 (5.45%) VPN
8 59 (4.87%) HTTP
9 50 (4.13%) SSL
10 47 (3.88%) Network Security
11 40 (3.30%) LAN
12 33 (2.72%) WAN
13 32 (2.64%) VLAN
14 31 (2.56%) BGP
15 27 (2.23%) VoIP
16 26 (2.15%) OSPF
17 25 (2.06%) IPsec
17 25 (2.06%) MPLS
18 22 (1.82%) DHCP
19 17 (1.40%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 308 (25.41%) MySQL
2 142 (11.72%) SQL Server
3 106 (8.75%) MongoDB
4 67 (5.53%) Redis
5 53 (4.37%) PostgreSQL
6 41 (3.38%) Data Warehouse
7 40 (3.30%) Big Data
7 40 (3.30%) Relational Database
8 38 (3.14%) Informix
8 38 (3.14%) SQL Server 2008
9 36 (2.97%) NoSQL
10 31 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
11 28 (2.31%) Hadoop
12 24 (1.98%) RDBMS
13 23 (1.90%) Oracle Reports
14 21 (1.73%) Oracle Database
15 19 (1.57%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
16 18 (1.49%) BusinessObjects
16 18 (1.49%) Riak
17 16 (1.32%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 155 (12.79%) Jenkins
2 139 (11.47%) Git (software)
3 56 (4.62%) Maven
4 55 (4.54%) Selenium
5 52 (4.29%) JIRA
6 50 (4.13%) Subversion
7 41 (3.38%) JUnit
8 33 (2.72%) Cucumber
9 29 (2.39%) JMeter
10 22 (1.82%) Vagrant
11 20 (1.65%) PHPUnit
12 18 (1.49%) Eclipse
12 18 (1.49%) NeoLoad
13 16 (1.32%) JBehave
14 14 (1.16%) Ant
15 10 (0.83%) Appium
15 10 (0.83%) Mocha
15 10 (0.83%) SonarQube
15 10 (0.83%) Talend Open Studio
15 10 (0.83%) Visual Studio
General
1 126 (10.40%) Finance
2 60 (4.95%) Retail
3 56 (4.62%) Games
4 34 (2.81%) Banking
5 23 (1.90%) Marketing
6 18 (1.49%) Telecoms
7 14 (1.16%) Back Office
8 7 (0.58%) Electronics
9 4 (0.33%) Legal
9 4 (0.33%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.25%) iGaming
11 2 (0.17%) Advertising
11 2 (0.17%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.083%) Law
Job Titles
1 253 (20.87%) Developer
2 171 (14.11%) Linux Engineer
3 143 (11.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 123 (10.15%) DevOps Engineer
5 95 (7.84%) Administrator
6 92 (7.59%) PHP Developer
7 89 (7.34%) Systems Administrator
8 86 (7.10%) Systems Engineer
9 83 (6.85%) Analyst
10 75 (6.19%) Java Developer
11 72 (5.94%) Linux Administrator
12 71 (5.86%) Architect
13 67 (5.53%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 67 (5.53%) Linux Systems Engineer
14 65 (5.36%) Software Engineer
15 64 (5.28%) Linux/Unix DevOps
16 55 (4.54%) Linux DevOps Engineer
17 44 (3.63%) Unix Engineer
17 44 (3.63%) VMware Engineer
18 42 (3.47%) DevOps Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 208 (17.16%) LAMP
2 167 (13.78%) HTML
3 125 (10.31%) XML
4 120 (9.90%) CSS
5 83 (6.85%) Web Services
6 58 (4.79%) RabbitMQ
7 55 (4.54%) .NET
7 55 (4.54%) J2EE
8 51 (4.21%) jQuery
8 51 (4.21%) JSON
8 51 (4.21%) Spring
9 43 (3.55%) SOAP
10 42 (3.47%) ActiveMQ
11 39 (3.22%) Middleware
12 38 (3.14%) Ajax
12 38 (3.14%) HTML5
12 38 (3.14%) RESTful
13 34 (2.81%) REST
14 32 (2.64%) AngularJS
15 31 (2.56%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 146 (12.05%) Data Centre
2 72 (5.94%) Analytical Skills
3 55 (4.54%) Clustering
4 37 (3.05%) Enterprise Storage
5 36 (2.97%) Management Information System
6 32 (2.64%) IBM XIV
7 28 (2.31%) Computer Science
8 20 (1.65%) HP Storage
9 18 (1.49%) Mathematics
10 17 (1.40%) Hybrid Cloud
11 15 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
12 13 (1.07%) User Experience
13 12 (0.99%) Private Cloud
14 11 (0.91%) CLARiiON
14 11 (0.91%) Online Banking
14 11 (0.91%) Public Cloud
15 10 (0.83%) Blackberry
15 10 (0.83%) Online Games
15 10 (0.83%) SecurID
15 10 (0.83%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 391 (32.26%) Windows
2 348 (28.71%) Unix
3 223 (18.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 108 (8.91%) Windows Server
5 93 (7.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 93 (7.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 76 (6.27%) CentOS
7 69 (5.69%) Solaris
8 52 (4.29%) Ubuntu
9 43 (3.55%) Windows Server 2003
10 40 (3.30%) Debian
11 31 (2.56%) AIX
12 26 (2.15%) Mac OS X
13 21 (1.73%) SUSE
14 18 (1.49%) HPUX
15 16 (1.32%) Android
16 15 (1.24%) Oracle Linux
17 13 (1.07%) Windows 7
18 12 (0.99%) zOS
19 11 (0.91%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 306 (25.25%) Agile Software Development
2 226 (18.65%) DevOps
3 173 (14.27%) Continuous Integration
4 157 (12.95%) Configuration Management
5 136 (11.22%) High Availability
6 135 (11.14%) TDD
7 128 (10.56%) ITIL
8 114 (9.41%) Software Engineering
9 100 (8.25%) Open Source
10 96 (7.92%) Scrum
11 95 (7.84%) E-Commerce
12 88 (7.26%) Load Balancing
13 69 (5.69%) Mentoring
14 64 (5.28%) BDD
15 63 (5.20%) OOP
16 58 (4.79%) Web Development
17 55 (4.54%) Service Delivery
18 50 (4.13%) Incident Management
19 48 (3.96%) OO
20 47 (3.88%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 311 (25.66%) PHP
2 280 (23.10%) Java
3 269 (22.19%) Python
4 263 (21.70%) Bash Shell
5 227 (18.73%) SQL
6 220 (18.15%) JavaScript
7 190 (15.68%) Perl
8 179 (14.77%) Ruby
9 126 (10.40%) Shell Script
10 55 (4.54%) C++
11 48 (3.96%) C#
12 46 (3.80%) VB
13 37 (3.05%) PowerShell
14 32 (2.64%) PL/SQL
15 30 (2.48%) C
16 11 (0.91%) Go
16 11 (0.91%) Scala
17 10 (0.83%) PHP 5
18 9 (0.74%) VBA
18 9 (0.74%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 83 (6.85%) Degree
2 68 (5.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 67 (5.53%) Cisco Certification
4 49 (4.04%) Security Cleared
5 44 (3.63%) CCNP
6 36 (2.97%) CCIE
7 35 (2.89%) SC Cleared
8 31 (2.56%) CISSP
9 30 (2.48%) CCDE
9 30 (2.48%) CCSP
10 23 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
11 22 (1.82%) CCNA
12 20 (1.65%) MCSE
13 14 (1.16%) MCITP
14 10 (0.83%) CEH
14 10 (0.83%) PhD
15 8 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
16 7 (0.58%) Avaya Certification
16 7 (0.58%) HNC
16 7 (0.58%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (3.47%) SLA
2 34 (2.81%) QA
3 25 (2.06%) PCI DSS
4 17 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (0.66%) SDET
6 5 (0.41%) COBIT
6 5 (0.41%) ISO22301
7 4 (0.33%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.33%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.083%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 1 (0.083%) BS25999
System Software
1 237 (19.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 105 (8.66%) vSphere
3 103 (8.50%) Active Directory
4 56 (4.62%) Docker
5 42 (3.47%) Xen
6 40 (3.30%) Hyper-V
7 30 (2.48%) KVM
7 30 (2.48%) XenApp
8 29 (2.39%) VMware ESXi
9 22 (1.82%) vCloud
10 19 (1.57%) XenServer
11 12 (0.99%) NFS
11 12 (0.99%) VMware ESX
12 8 (0.66%) Oracle RAC
13 6 (0.50%) Firmware
13 6 (0.50%) Samba
14 4 (0.33%) Corosync
14 4 (0.33%) Varnish
15 2 (0.17%) FreeRADIUS
15 2 (0.17%) Squid
Systems Management
1 268 (22.11%) Puppet
2 267 (22.03%) Opscode Chef
3 113 (9.32%) Salt
4 104 (8.58%) Nagios
5 88 (7.26%) Ansible
6 62 (5.12%) Opsview
7 47 (3.88%) Cacti
8 46 (3.80%) Graphite
9 37 (3.05%) CFEngine
9 37 (3.05%) Cobbler
10 33 (2.72%) Grafana
11 26 (2.15%) FortiGate
12 22 (1.82%) OpenView
13 19 (1.57%) HP Operations Orchestration
13 19 (1.57%) Tivoli
14 16 (1.32%) NetBackup
15 13 (1.07%) HP UCMDB
15 13 (1.07%) Rundeck
15 13 (1.07%) SCCM
16 11 (0.91%) SCOM
Vendors
1 327 (26.98%) VMware
2 272 (22.44%) Red Hat
3 219 (18.07%) Oracle
4 157 (12.95%) Microsoft
5 156 (12.87%) Cisco
6 121 (9.98%) HP
7 89 (7.34%) NetApp
8 84 (6.93%) IBM
9 82 (6.77%) F5
10 50 (4.13%) Citrix
11 43 (3.55%) Symantec
12 40 (3.30%) CommVault
13 39 (3.22%) Juniper
14 36 (2.97%) CheckPoint
15 29 (2.39%) EMC
16 27 (2.23%) Dell Compellent
16 27 (2.23%) Splunk
17 23 (1.90%) Google
18 19 (1.57%) Netezza
18 19 (1.57%) Zend
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 22 hours ago
Rotherham, Yorkshire
The SmartList
Posted: 23 hours ago
Shipley, West Yorkshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: £55,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum + Excellent Training + Certifications
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent career progression
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Barnsley, Yorkshire
Amsource Technology Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, Yorkshire
Badenoch & Clark
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Pudsey, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Car Allowance + Pension + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
set2recruit
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Reward Recruitment
Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Reward Recruitment
Salary: From £20,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
set2recruit
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum +bonus+pension+benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield
The SmartList
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago