Period
to 6 December 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Linux Command Line in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Linux Command Line over the 6 months to 6 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Linux/Unix Command Line Interface (CLI)
UK > England
6 months to
6 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 516 524 551
Rank change year-on-year +8 +27 +46
Permanent jobs citing Linux Command Line 616 797 811
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.49% 0.53% 0.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.27% 1.33% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 463 640 512
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £46,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.30% -0.53%
10th Percentile £29,550 £28,950 £27,500
90th Percentile £89,500 £78,750 £74,875
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +16.67% -4.26%

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 England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 48,680 60,069 67,499
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 39.04% 39.81% 40.02%
Number of salaries quoted 37,424 46,434 50,888
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,750 £27,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £82,500
UK median annual salary £54,111 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.07% +5.00% -

Linux Command Line
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Linux Command Line as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Linux Command Line in England

Linux Command Line
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux Command Line in England.

Salary trend for Linux Command Line in England

Linux Command Line
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Command Line in England over the 6 months to 6 December 2019.

Salary histogram for Linux Command Line in England

Linux Command Line
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Command Line within the England region over the 6 months to 6 December 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
London -17 288 £65,000 +13.04% 58
South East -23 122 £42,500 -15.00% 45
North of England +34 73 £37,500 -21.05% 16
South West +24 68 £40,000 +14.29% 17
North West +71 54 £45,000 +60.71% 8
Midlands +50 40 £49,362 +67.33% 5
West Midlands +39 28 £49,362 +88.05% 3
East of England +58 24 £60,000 -22.58% 13
Yorkshire +14 19 £34,500 -31.00% 8
East Midlands +27 12 £38,750 +28.10% 2
Linux Command Line
UK

For the 6 months to 6 December 2019, 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 England region with a requirement for Linux Command Line.

1 489 (79.38%) Linux
2 307 (49.84%) Python
3 243 (39.45%) AWS
4 211 (34.25%) Git (software)
5 200 (32.47%) DevOps
6 196 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
7 186 (30.19%) Unix
7 186 (30.19%) Java
8 179 (29.06%) SQL
8 179 (29.06%) Windows
9 170 (27.60%) Docker
10 148 (24.03%) Bash Shell
11 145 (23.54%) Ansible
12 142 (23.05%) JavaScript
13 140 (22.73%) Problem-Solving
14 129 (20.94%) Terraform
15 116 (18.83%) MySQL
16 113 (18.34%) Jenkins
17 111 (18.02%) Kubernetes
18 107 (17.37%) Finance
19 105 (17.05%) PHP
20 100 (16.23%) Degree
21 98 (15.91%) PowerShell
22 97 (15.75%) Software Engineering
23 94 (15.26%) Configuration Management
23 94 (15.26%) Azure
24 86 (13.96%) Infrastructure as Code
25 83 (13.47%) Computer Science
26 81 (13.15%) HTML
27 79 (12.82%) CSS

Linux Command Line
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 40 (6.49%) Apache
2 39 (6.33%) IIS
3 32 (5.19%) Confluence
3 32 (5.19%) Tomcat
4 31 (5.03%) Apache Spark
5 28 (4.55%) WordPress
6 23 (3.73%) CMS
7 20 (3.25%) MS Exchange
8 19 (3.08%) Elasticsearch
8 19 (3.08%) SharePoint
9 17 (2.76%) Drupal
9 17 (2.76%) OpenStack
10 16 (2.60%) nginx
11 15 (2.44%) WebLogic
12 13 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2013
12 13 (2.11%) SharePoint 2013
13 11 (1.79%) JBoss
14 9 (1.46%) WebSphere
15 8 (1.30%) Ethereum
15 8 (1.30%) Hyperledger
Applications
1 9 (1.46%) Photoshop
2 5 (0.81%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.32%) Mozilla Thunderbird
4 1 (0.16%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (1.95%) Magento
2 10 (1.62%) CiviCRM
3 8 (1.30%) Distributed Ledger
3 8 (1.30%) R3 Corda
4 5 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 243 (39.45%) AWS
2 94 (15.26%) Azure
3 73 (11.85%) Amazon EC2
4 71 (11.53%) Amazon S3
5 44 (7.14%) Serverless
6 43 (6.98%) GitHub
7 38 (6.17%) AWS Lambda
8 34 (5.52%) AWS CloudFormation
9 33 (5.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 32 (5.19%) Datadog
11 31 (5.03%) GCP
11 31 (5.03%) OpenShift
12 29 (4.71%) Amazon ELB
13 26 (4.22%) Amazon SQS
13 26 (4.22%) Slack
14 23 (3.73%) SaaS
15 22 (3.57%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 21 (3.41%) npm
17 18 (2.92%) Azure Active Directory
18 17 (2.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 65 (10.55%) Firewall
2 61 (9.90%) TCP/IP
3 55 (8.93%) DNS
4 49 (7.95%) VPN
5 38 (6.17%) Internet
6 37 (6.01%) DHCP
7 36 (5.84%) SSH
8 23 (3.73%) Cisco ASA
9 21 (3.41%) HTTP
10 19 (3.08%) SAN
11 17 (2.76%) Network Security
12 14 (2.27%) SSL
12 14 (2.27%) Wireshark
13 12 (1.95%) HTTPS
14 10 (1.62%) LAN
14 10 (1.62%) NGN
14 10 (1.62%) SMTP
14 10 (1.62%) WAN
15 8 (1.30%) BIG-IP
15 8 (1.30%) IPFS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (18.83%) MySQL
2 72 (11.69%) Big Data
3 71 (11.53%) SQL Server
4 62 (10.06%) Amazon RDS
5 49 (7.95%) Hadoop
6 44 (7.14%) MariaDB
7 36 (5.84%) PostgreSQL
8 34 (5.52%) NoSQL
9 31 (5.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 30 (4.87%) Redis
10 30 (4.87%) Relational Database
11 28 (4.55%) MongoDB
12 13 (2.11%) Azure SQL Database
12 13 (2.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 13 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 13 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 12 (1.95%) RDBMS
14 11 (1.79%) DB2
15 10 (1.62%) Data Warehouse
16 8 (1.30%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 211 (34.25%) Git (software)
2 113 (18.34%) Jenkins
3 67 (10.88%) JIRA
4 27 (4.38%) Subversion
5 20 (3.25%) Selenium
6 18 (2.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 18 (2.92%) Cucumber
6 18 (2.92%) Maven
7 15 (2.44%) Bitbucket
7 15 (2.44%) GitLab
7 15 (2.44%) JMeter
8 14 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
9 13 (2.11%) Mercurial
9 13 (2.11%) TeamCity
9 13 (2.11%) Visual Studio
9 13 (2.11%) Visual Studio Team System
10 12 (1.95%) Artifactory
10 12 (1.95%) Grunt
10 12 (1.95%) gulp
10 12 (1.95%) SonarQube
General
1 107 (17.37%) Finance
2 45 (7.31%) Games
3 29 (4.71%) Retail
4 28 (4.55%) Public Sector
5 27 (4.38%) Marketing
6 16 (2.60%) French Language
7 15 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
7 15 (2.44%) Telecoms
8 13 (2.11%) Manufacturing
9 12 (1.95%) Electronics
10 9 (1.46%) Banking
11 8 (1.30%) Front Office
12 7 (1.14%) Legal
13 5 (0.81%) Billing
13 5 (0.81%) Law
14 4 (0.65%) Automotive
14 4 (0.65%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.49%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 182 (29.55%) Developer
2 76 (12.34%) DevOps Engineer
3 57 (9.25%) Cloud Engineer
4 52 (8.44%) Linux Engineer
5 47 (7.63%) PHP Developer
6 42 (6.82%) AWS Engineer
7 41 (6.66%) Software Engineer
8 36 (5.84%) Administrator
9 32 (5.19%) Analyst
10 31 (5.03%) Java Developer
11 29 (4.71%) Systems Administrator
12 27 (4.38%) Python Developer
12 27 (4.38%) Support Engineer
13 25 (4.06%) AWS DevOps
14 24 (3.90%) AWS DevOps Engineer
14 24 (3.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 24 (3.90%) Senior Developer
15 20 (3.25%) Data Engineer
15 20 (3.25%) Java Engineer
16 19 (3.08%) Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (13.15%) HTML
2 79 (12.82%) CSS
3 75 (12.18%) JSON
4 52 (8.44%) REST
5 46 (7.47%) HTML5
6 44 (7.14%) jQuery
6 44 (7.14%) LAMP
6 44 (7.14%) XML
7 43 (6.98%) RESTful
8 42 (6.82%) Symfony
9 35 (5.68%) Laravel
10 33 (5.36%) .NET
10 33 (5.36%) Node.js
10 33 (5.36%) Web Services
11 31 (5.03%) Sass
12 28 (4.55%) Kafka
13 25 (4.06%) Pandas
14 24 (3.90%) CSS3
15 23 (3.73%) AngularJS
15 23 (3.73%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 60 (9.74%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (9.58%) Self-Motivation
3 55 (8.93%) Algorithms
4 33 (5.36%) Data Structures
5 30 (4.87%) Public Cloud
6 29 (4.71%) Enterprise Software
7 27 (4.38%) Replication
8 25 (4.06%) Management Information System
8 25 (4.06%) User Experience
9 22 (3.57%) Data Centre
10 20 (3.25%) Clustering
11 19 (3.08%) Mobile App
12 15 (2.44%) Life Science
12 15 (2.44%) VxBlock/Vblock
13 12 (1.95%) Private Cloud
14 10 (1.62%) Greenfield Project
15 9 (1.46%) Hedge funds
16 8 (1.30%) Augmented Reality
16 8 (1.30%) Equities
16 8 (1.30%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 489 (79.38%) Linux
2 186 (30.19%) Unix
3 179 (29.06%) Windows
4 62 (10.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 54 (8.77%) Windows Server
6 41 (6.66%) Ubuntu
7 28 (4.55%) Android
8 26 (4.22%) CentOS
9 24 (3.90%) Windows 10
10 23 (3.73%) Debian
11 22 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
12 20 (3.25%) Windows 7
13 15 (2.44%) Apple iOS
13 15 (2.44%) Windows 8
13 15 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
14 8 (1.30%) Mac OS
14 8 (1.30%) Mac OS X
15 7 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
16 5 (0.81%) Embedded Linux
17 3 (0.49%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (32.47%) DevOps
2 196 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
3 140 (22.73%) Problem-Solving
4 97 (15.75%) Software Engineering
5 94 (15.26%) Configuration Management
6 86 (13.96%) Infrastructure as Code
7 83 (13.47%) Computer Science
8 79 (12.82%) Test Automation
9 71 (11.53%) OO
10 68 (11.04%) Analytics
11 66 (10.71%) Open Source
11 66 (10.71%) Scrum
12 48 (7.79%) Continuous Integration
13 45 (7.31%) Machine Learning
14 43 (6.98%) Multithreading
15 42 (6.82%) Fintech
16 40 (6.49%) OO PHP
16 40 (6.49%) Statistics
17 38 (6.17%) OOP
17 38 (6.17%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 307 (49.84%) Python
2 186 (30.19%) Java
3 179 (29.06%) SQL
4 148 (24.03%) Bash Shell
5 142 (23.05%) JavaScript
6 105 (17.05%) PHP
7 98 (15.91%) PowerShell
8 66 (10.71%) C++
9 62 (10.06%) Perl
10 54 (8.77%) Shell Script
11 50 (8.12%) Ruby
12 35 (5.68%) C#
12 35 (5.68%) Scala
13 33 (5.36%) C
14 31 (5.03%) TypeScript
15 30 (4.87%) Go
16 16 (2.60%) PHP 5
17 15 (2.44%) PHP 7
18 14 (2.27%) VB
19 8 (1.30%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 100 (16.23%) Degree
2 52 (8.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 39 (6.33%) Security Cleared
4 25 (4.06%) Master's Degree
5 20 (3.25%) PhD
5 20 (3.25%) SC Cleared
6 15 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
8 12 (1.95%) ISEB
8 12 (1.95%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (1.79%) CCNA
10 10 (1.62%) ISTQB
11 9 (1.46%) CCNP
12 8 (1.30%) DV Cleared
13 7 (1.14%) GIAC
14 6 (0.97%) MCSE
14 6 (0.97%) SANS
14 6 (0.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 5 (0.81%) AWS Certification
15 5 (0.81%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (7.63%) QA
2 13 (2.11%) SLA
3 8 (1.30%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.32%) NCSC
4 2 (0.32%) NIST
4 2 (0.32%) RMADS
5 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.16%) WCAG
System Software
1 170 (27.60%) Docker
2 74 (12.01%) Active Directory
3 48 (7.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 34 (5.52%) Hyper-V
5 22 (3.57%) vSphere
6 17 (2.76%) LXC
7 15 (2.44%) vCloud
7 15 (2.44%) VMware NSX
8 9 (1.46%) NFS
9 8 (1.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 7 (1.14%) ProxySG
11 6 (0.97%) Varnish
11 6 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
12 5 (0.81%) iptables
13 4 (0.65%) ACF2
13 4 (0.65%) Postfix
13 4 (0.65%) RACF
14 3 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
14 3 (0.49%) VMware Workstation
15 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 145 (23.54%) Ansible
2 129 (20.94%) Terraform
3 111 (18.02%) Kubernetes
4 66 (10.71%) Puppet
5 58 (9.42%) Opscode Chef
6 26 (4.22%) Nagios
7 24 (3.90%) Packer
8 22 (3.57%) Consul
9 14 (2.27%) Docker Swarm
9 14 (2.27%) Kibana
9 14 (2.27%) Prometheus
10 13 (2.11%) ZABBIX
11 9 (1.46%) Salt
12 8 (1.30%) Backup Exec
13 7 (1.14%) Avamar
13 7 (1.14%) Istio
13 7 (1.14%) logstash
13 7 (1.14%) Red Hat Satellite
13 7 (1.14%) vCenter Server
14 5 (0.81%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 68 (11.04%) VMware
2 66 (10.71%) Cisco
3 60 (9.74%) Microsoft
4 51 (8.28%) Oracle
5 42 (6.82%) Red Hat
6 32 (5.19%) Google
7 25 (4.06%) IBM
7 25 (4.06%) Salesforce.com
8 20 (3.25%) Splunk
9 19 (3.08%) Zend
10 14 (2.27%) LogicMonitor
11 11 (1.79%) Cognos
11 11 (1.79%) Hortonworks
11 11 (1.79%) Palo Alto
11 11 (1.79%) SAP
12 10 (1.62%) F5
12 10 (1.62%) Moogsoft
13 9 (1.46%) Atlassian
14 8 (1.30%) SaltStack
14 8 (1.30%) SolarWinds