Period
to 13 April 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Linux Command Line in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Linux Command Line over the 6 months to 13 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Linux/Unix Command Line Interface (CLI)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 219 272 312
Rank change year-on-year +53 +40 -33
Permanent jobs citing Linux Command Line 10 26 24
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.21% 0.31% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.52% 0.75% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 10 20 17
10th Percentile £46,000 £51,500 £40,000
25th Percentile £51,250 £52,500 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £70,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% +16.67% -
75th Percentile £87,500 £76,563 £67,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £97,500 £73,250
Central London median annual salary £73,750 £62,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +18.00% +13.64% -8.33%

Linux Command Line is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,919 3,448 4,198
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 39.51% 40.51% 40.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1,677 3,005 3,747
10th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £38,750
25th Percentile £56,250 £52,500 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% +8.00%
75th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £111,250 £107,500 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% +8.33%

Linux Command Line
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Linux Command Line as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Linux Command Line in the City of London

Linux Command Line
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Linux Command Line in the City of London.

Salary trend for Linux Command Line in the City of London

Linux Command Line
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Linux Command Line in the City of London over the 6 months to 13 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Linux Command Line in the City of London

For the 6 months to 13 April 2021, IT jobs citing Linux Command Line 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 City of London region with a requirement for Linux Command Line.

1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (80.00%) Python
3 7 (70.00%) DevOps
4 6 (60.00%) Ansible
5 5 (50.00%) Terraform
5 5 (50.00%) Finance
6 4 (40.00%) Windows
6 4 (40.00%) Java
6 4 (40.00%) Kafka
6 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
7 3 (30.00%) Bash Shell
7 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (30.00%) Cisco
7 3 (30.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (30.00%) Task Automation
7 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure as Code
8 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Automation
8 2 (20.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
8 2 (20.00%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (20.00%) Packer
8 2 (20.00%) Kubernetes
8 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (20.00%) IBM
8 2 (20.00%) TDD
8 2 (20.00%) Banking
8 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management

Linux Command Line
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (10.00%) Apache Airflow
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) AWS
1 2 (20.00%) Azure
1 2 (20.00%) PaaS
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (10.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (10.00%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (10.00%) GCP
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft 365
2 1 (10.00%) Route 53
2 1 (10.00%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) HTTP
1 1 (10.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (10.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (20.00%) Sonatype Nexus
1 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Azure DevOps
2 2 (20.00%) Azure DevOps Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Azure Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Site Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Site Reliability Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) AWS DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Data Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Integration Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) Kafka
2 2 (20.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) Node.js
2 2 (20.00%) RESTful
2 2 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (10.00%) Apache Camel
3 1 (10.00%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (10.00%) JMS
3 1 (10.00%) JSON
3 1 (10.00%) OAuth
3 1 (10.00%) OpenID
3 1 (10.00%) Protocol Buffers
3 1 (10.00%) REST
3 1 (10.00%) Spring
3 1 (10.00%) Spring Boot
3 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Unix
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) DevOps
2 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (30.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure as Code
3 3 (30.00%) Task Automation
4 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Automation
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
4 2 (20.00%) TDD
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (10.00%) BDD
5 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (10.00%) ETL
5 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
5 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) Python
2 4 (40.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (20.00%) Perl
4 2 (20.00%) PHP
5 1 (10.00%) C#
5 1 (10.00%) C++
5 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) Ansible
2 5 (50.00%) Terraform
3 2 (20.00%) Kubernetes
3 2 (20.00%) Packer
3 2 (20.00%) Puppet
3 2 (20.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (10.00%) Google
3 1 (10.00%) VMware