Period
to 9 July 2020

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 9 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Linux/Unix Command Line Interface (CLI)
UK > England
6 months to
9 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 526 512 496
Rank change year-on-year -14 -16 +38
Permanent jobs citing Linux Command Line 307 723 968
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.43% 0.53% 0.58%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.09% 1.35% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 294 592 779
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% +13.64%
10th Percentile £31,500 £31,325 £29,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £85,000 £80,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% +17.65%

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 28,260 53,686 65,150
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 39.37% 39.45% 39.25%
Number of salaries quoted 22,038 40,591 50,228
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,775 £28,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +3.09%

Linux Command Line
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Command Line in England

Linux Command Line
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Linux Command Line in England.

Salary trend for Linux Command Line in England

Linux Command Line
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Linux Command Line in England over the 6 months to 9 July 2020.

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 9 July 2020. 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 +26 165 £55,000 -8.33% 13
South East +61 47 £60,000 +9.09% 12
North of England +76 31 £55,000 +15.79% 8
South West +61 31 £45,000 +5.88% 5
North West +68 23 £60,000 +26.32% 4
Midlands +84 17 £45,000 +5.88% 2
East of England +76 17 £30,000 -40.00% 1
West Midlands +95 12 £45,000 -35.71%
Yorkshire +81 8 £50,000 +33.33% 3
East Midlands +58 5 £30,000 -17.81% 2
Linux Command Line
UK

For the 6 months to 9 July 2020, 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.

1 263 (85.67%) Linux
2 122 (39.74%) Python
3 107 (34.85%) Git (software)
4 104 (33.88%) Java
5 91 (29.64%) JavaScript
6 90 (29.32%) Agile Software Development
7 87 (28.34%) SQL
8 85 (27.69%) PHP
9 83 (27.04%) Bash Shell
10 75 (24.43%) HTML
11 73 (23.78%) AWS
12 72 (23.45%) Docker
13 70 (22.80%) Windows
14 69 (22.48%) Software Engineering
15 68 (22.15%) Test Automation
16 65 (21.17%) DevOps
17 63 (20.52%) CSS
18 62 (20.20%) MySQL
19 54 (17.59%) Azure
20 52 (16.94%) Unix
21 48 (15.64%) REST
21 48 (15.64%) Jenkins
22 47 (15.31%) C
23 46 (14.98%) OO
24 45 (14.66%) Node.js
25 44 (14.33%) Kubernetes
26 41 (13.36%) Web Development
26 41 (13.36%) Finance
27 39 (12.70%) PowerShell
27 39 (12.70%) Problem-Solving

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 31 (10.10%) Apache
2 15 (4.89%) Drupal
2 15 (4.89%) Tomcat
2 15 (4.89%) WordPress
3 12 (3.91%) CMS
4 11 (3.58%) IIS
5 9 (2.93%) CICS
5 9 (2.93%) WebSphere
6 7 (2.28%) JBoss
6 7 (2.28%) nginx
7 6 (1.95%) OpenStack
8 5 (1.63%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (1.63%) Liferay
8 5 (1.63%) WildFly
9 3 (0.98%) SharePoint
9 3 (0.98%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.33%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.33%) GemFire
10 1 (0.33%) Jetty
10 1 (0.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (0.98%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 3 (0.98%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.65%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.65%) Fireworks
2 2 (0.65%) Inkscape
3 1 (0.33%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (0.33%) Avid Media Composer
3 1 (0.33%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 8 (2.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.30%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.98%) Magento
4 1 (0.33%) Eikon
4 1 (0.33%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
4 1 (0.33%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 73 (23.78%) AWS
2 54 (17.59%) Azure
3 20 (6.51%) npm
4 19 (6.19%) GitHub
5 18 (5.86%) Office 365
6 17 (5.54%) IaaS
6 17 (5.54%) Serverless
7 16 (5.21%) PaaS
8 14 (4.56%) Amazon EC2
8 14 (4.56%) Amazon S3
9 13 (4.23%) GCP
10 12 (3.91%) Cloud Computing
11 11 (3.58%) AWS Lambda
12 8 (2.61%) SaaS
13 6 (1.95%) Azure Active Directory
14 5 (1.63%) AWS CloudFormation
14 5 (1.63%) AWS IoT
14 5 (1.63%) Datadog
15 4 (1.30%) DigitalOcean
15 4 (1.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 27 (8.79%) Firewall
2 24 (7.82%) TCP/IP
3 19 (6.19%) VoIP
4 17 (5.54%) Internet
5 13 (4.23%) SSH
6 11 (3.58%) DNS
7 10 (3.26%) HTTP
7 10 (3.26%) Network Security
7 10 (3.26%) VPN
8 9 (2.93%) LAN
8 9 (2.93%) SAN
8 9 (2.93%) Wi-Fi
9 8 (2.61%) MQTT
9 8 (2.61%) Wireshark
10 7 (2.28%) Asterisk PBX
10 7 (2.28%) Broadband
10 7 (2.28%) VLAN
11 6 (1.95%) Remote Desktop
11 6 (1.95%) RTP
11 6 (1.95%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (20.20%) MySQL
2 38 (12.38%) PostgreSQL
3 33 (10.75%) SQL Server
4 28 (9.12%) Relational Database
5 27 (8.79%) Redis
6 24 (7.82%) NoSQL
7 15 (4.89%) Big Data
8 14 (4.56%) Hadoop
9 13 (4.23%) MongoDB
10 12 (3.91%) Apache Cassandra
11 8 (2.61%) DB2
11 8 (2.61%) RDBMS
12 7 (2.28%) Amazon Aurora
13 6 (1.95%) Blockchain
13 6 (1.95%) Cosmos DB
13 6 (1.95%) MariaDB
13 6 (1.95%) Neo4j
13 6 (1.95%) RavenDB
14 5 (1.63%) Amazon RDS
15 4 (1.30%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 107 (34.85%) Git (software)
2 48 (15.64%) Jenkins
3 29 (9.45%) Selenium
4 15 (4.89%) JIRA
5 14 (4.56%) PHPUnit
6 13 (4.23%) GitLab
6 13 (4.23%) Subversion
6 13 (4.23%) webpack
7 11 (3.58%) JUnit
8 9 (2.93%) TeamCity
9 8 (2.61%) Xdebug
10 7 (2.28%) Cucumber
11 6 (1.95%) Ant
11 6 (1.95%) Eclipse
11 6 (1.95%) gulp
11 6 (1.95%) IntelliJ
11 6 (1.95%) JMeter
11 6 (1.95%) Maven
11 6 (1.95%) Vagrant
11 6 (1.95%) Visual Studio
General
1 41 (13.36%) Finance
2 22 (7.17%) Games
2 22 (7.17%) Retail
3 10 (3.26%) Law
4 9 (2.93%) Automotive
5 8 (2.61%) Public Sector
6 7 (2.28%) Digital Economy
6 7 (2.28%) Electronics
7 5 (1.63%) Banking
7 5 (1.63%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.30%) Marketing
8 4 (1.30%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.98%) Advertising
9 3 (0.98%) Front Office
10 2 (0.65%) Billing
10 2 (0.65%) Local Government
11 1 (0.33%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.33%) German Language
11 1 (0.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 134 (43.65%) Developer
2 50 (16.29%) PHP Developer
3 41 (13.36%) DevOps Engineer
4 33 (10.75%) Senior Developer
5 29 (9.45%) Java Developer
6 23 (7.49%) Linux Engineer
7 21 (6.84%) Full Stack Developer
7 21 (6.84%) Software Engineer
7 21 (6.84%) Web Developer
8 19 (6.19%) JavaScript Developer
9 16 (5.21%) Administrator
9 16 (5.21%) Azure Engineer
10 15 (4.89%) Senior PHP Developer
11 13 (4.23%) PHP Web Developer
11 13 (4.23%) QA Engineer
11 13 (4.23%) Senior Web Developer
11 13 (4.23%) Systems Administrator
12 11 (3.58%) Software Developer
13 10 (3.26%) Linux Administrator
13 10 (3.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (24.43%) HTML
2 63 (20.52%) CSS
3 48 (15.64%) REST
4 45 (14.66%) Node.js
5 36 (11.73%) HTML5
6 34 (11.07%) LAMP
6 34 (11.07%) Web Services
7 28 (9.12%) Laravel
8 27 (8.79%) AngularJS
9 25 (8.14%) jQuery
10 24 (7.82%) .NET
11 23 (7.49%) RESTful
12 22 (7.17%) React
13 21 (6.84%) Symfony
14 20 (6.51%) Sass
15 16 (5.21%) SOAP
15 16 (5.21%) Vue.js
16 15 (4.89%) XML
17 14 (4.56%) CSS3
17 14 (4.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 36 (11.73%) User Experience
2 22 (7.17%) Mobile App
3 17 (5.54%) Enterprise Software
4 16 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (4.89%) Algorithms
6 13 (4.23%) Self-Motivation
7 12 (3.91%) Public Cloud
8 9 (2.93%) Data Structures
8 9 (2.93%) Hedge funds
8 9 (2.93%) Mainframe
9 8 (2.61%) Clustering
10 7 (2.28%) Augmented Reality
11 6 (1.95%) Cloud Native
11 6 (1.95%) Driving Licence
11 6 (1.95%) Handset
12 5 (1.63%) Cybercrime
13 4 (1.30%) Fixed Income
13 4 (1.30%) IBM Mainframe
14 3 (0.98%) Management Information System
14 3 (0.98%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 263 (85.67%) Linux
2 70 (22.80%) Windows
3 52 (16.94%) Unix
4 32 (10.42%) Android
5 26 (8.47%) Apple iOS
6 24 (7.82%) Windows Server
7 19 (6.19%) CentOS
8 13 (4.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (4.23%) Ubuntu
9 4 (1.30%) Amazon Linux
10 3 (0.98%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.65%) Debian
11 2 (0.65%) FreeRTOS
11 2 (0.65%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.65%) VyOS
12 1 (0.33%) CoreOS
12 1 (0.33%) Kali Linux
12 1 (0.33%) SUSE
12 1 (0.33%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (29.32%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (22.48%) Software Engineering
3 68 (22.15%) Test Automation
4 65 (21.17%) DevOps
5 46 (14.98%) OO
6 41 (13.36%) Web Development
7 39 (12.70%) Problem-Solving
8 34 (11.07%) Unit Testing
9 32 (10.42%) Scrum
10 30 (9.77%) TDD
11 29 (9.45%) Microservices
12 28 (9.12%) Computer Science
12 28 (9.12%) Continuous Improvement
13 25 (8.14%) Continuous Integration
14 23 (7.49%) Android Development
14 23 (7.49%) Artificial Intelligence
15 22 (7.17%) Configuration Management
16 21 (6.84%) OOP
17 20 (6.51%) Infrastructure as Code
18 19 (6.19%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 122 (39.74%) Python
2 104 (33.88%) Java
3 91 (29.64%) JavaScript
4 87 (28.34%) SQL
5 85 (27.69%) PHP
6 83 (27.04%) Bash Shell
7 47 (15.31%) C
8 39 (12.70%) PowerShell
9 29 (9.45%) C++
10 28 (9.12%) C#
11 20 (6.51%) Perl
11 20 (6.51%) PHP 7
12 17 (5.54%) Shell Script
13 15 (4.89%) ES6
13 15 (4.89%) Ruby
13 15 (4.89%) TypeScript
14 10 (3.26%) PHP 5
15 9 (2.93%) Go
16 8 (2.61%) VB
17 6 (1.95%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 35 (11.40%) Degree
2 18 (5.86%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (2.93%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (2.93%) Security Cleared
4 8 (2.61%) CCNA
5 7 (2.28%) ISEB
5 7 (2.28%) ISTQB
6 6 (1.95%) SC Cleared
7 5 (1.63%) PMI Certification
7 5 (1.63%) PMP
8 3 (0.98%) CCNP
8 3 (0.98%) DBS Check
8 3 (0.98%) HND
9 2 (0.65%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.33%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.33%) CCIE
10 1 (0.33%) JNCIP
10 1 (0.33%) PhD
10 1 (0.33%) RHCE
10 1 (0.33%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (7.82%) QA
2 10 (3.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (2.61%) GDPR
4 7 (2.28%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.98%) SLA
System Software
1 72 (23.45%) Docker
2 21 (6.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (6.19%) Active Directory
4 15 (4.89%) Hyper-V
5 11 (3.58%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 8 (2.61%) Firmware
7 7 (2.28%) Kamailio
7 7 (2.28%) vSphere
8 6 (1.95%) RACF
8 6 (1.95%) Varnish
9 5 (1.63%) ACF2
10 3 (0.98%) LXC
11 2 (0.65%) zsh
12 1 (0.33%) BIND 9
12 1 (0.33%) Job Entry Subsystem
12 1 (0.33%) NFS
12 1 (0.33%) Time Sharing Option
12 1 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 44 (14.33%) Kubernetes
2 23 (7.49%) Ansible
3 22 (7.17%) Terraform
4 7 (2.28%) Single Sign-On
5 6 (1.95%) Puppet
6 4 (1.30%) Cisco UCCX
6 4 (1.30%) Grafana
6 4 (1.30%) Nagios
6 4 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (1.30%) ZABBIX
7 3 (0.98%) Packer
7 3 (0.98%) Red Hat Satellite
8 2 (0.65%) FreeIPA
8 2 (0.65%) Kibana
9 1 (0.33%) Ambari
9 1 (0.33%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.33%) Icinga
9 1 (0.33%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.33%) SELinux
9 1 (0.33%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 29 (9.45%) Microsoft
2 25 (8.14%) VMware
3 19 (6.19%) Cisco
4 16 (5.21%) Oracle
5 14 (4.56%) Google
6 13 (4.23%) Red Hat
7 9 (2.93%) IBM
8 6 (1.95%) Draytek
8 6 (1.95%) NETGEAR
9 5 (1.63%) HP
9 5 (1.63%) Zend
10 4 (1.30%) Adobe
10 4 (1.30%) Dell
10 4 (1.30%) New Relic
10 4 (1.30%) Rollbar
10 4 (1.30%) Splunk
11 3 (0.98%) Centrify
11 3 (0.98%) SaltStack
11 3 (0.98%) SolarWinds
11 3 (0.98%) Tableau