Period
to 24 July 2021

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 24 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Linux/Unix Command Line Interface (CLI)
UK > England
6 months to
24 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 420 507 537
Rank change year-on-year +87 +30 -16
Permanent jobs citing Linux Command Line 715 281 701
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.71% 0.43% 0.52%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.81% 1.20% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 356 238 523
10th Percentile £28,125 £28,800 £31,250
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,688 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £79,125 £87,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

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 39,550 23,325 47,365
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 39.44% 35.78% 35.42%
Number of salaries quoted 24,325 18,717 36,454
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,500 £38,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,361 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.60% +4.29% +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £73,750
90th Percentile £97,500 £97,500 £90,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +3.77% +0.95%

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 24 July 2021.

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 24 July 2021. 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 -22 257 £61,000 +10.91% 36
South East +98 251 £39,500 -34.17% 24
North of England +34 121 £60,000 +33.33% 19
Yorkshire +22 85 £60,000 +9.09% 8
South West -57 36 £40,000 - 5
North West -19 35 £60,000 +33.33% 11
East of England -24 25 £62,500 +108.33% 2
Midlands -65 23 £32,500 -27.78% 11
West Midlands -53 17 £32,500 -27.78% 8
East Midlands -47 6 £35,000 +16.67% 3
North East - 1 £45,000 -
Linux Command Line
UK

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 England region with a requirement for Linux Command Line.

1 561 (78.46%) Linux
2 361 (50.49%) DevOps
3 353 (49.37%) Python
4 347 (48.53%) Git (software)
5 331 (46.29%) Agile Software Development
6 302 (42.24%) Java
7 278 (38.88%) Ansible
8 277 (38.74%) Finance
9 275 (38.46%) Docker
10 270 (37.76%) Jenkins
11 267 (37.34%) Node.js
12 266 (37.20%) PostgreSQL
13 263 (36.78%) Unix
14 255 (35.66%) React
15 254 (35.52%) Azure
16 253 (35.38%) AWS
17 250 (34.97%) CSS
18 241 (33.71%) Redis
19 240 (33.57%) Groovy
19 240 (33.57%) JavaScript
20 222 (31.05%) Shell Script
21 221 (30.91%) Software Engineering
22 220 (30.77%) MariaDB
23 218 (30.49%) Computer Science
24 213 (29.79%) Degree
24 213 (29.79%) AngularJS
25 208 (29.09%) Apache
26 201 (28.11%) Kubernetes
27 200 (27.97%) Spring
28 198 (27.69%) Microservices

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
1 208 (29.09%) Apache
2 168 (23.50%) Apache Spark
3 161 (22.52%) GemFire
4 35 (4.90%) nginx
5 29 (4.06%) Apache Airflow
6 28 (3.92%) IIS
7 26 (3.64%) Elasticsearch
8 25 (3.50%) Exchange Server 2013
8 25 (3.50%) MS Exchange
9 9 (1.26%) Drupal
10 8 (1.12%) Confluence
10 8 (1.12%) WordPress
11 4 (0.56%) Cloud Foundry
11 4 (0.56%) Facebook Platform
11 4 (0.56%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.28%) CMS
12 2 (0.28%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.14%) Joomla!
13 1 (0.14%) Mailman
Applications
1 11 (1.54%) Sketch
2 9 (1.26%) Photoshop
3 8 (1.12%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (0.98%) Spreadsheet
5 6 (0.84%) Adobe After Effects
5 6 (0.84%) Adobe XD
5 6 (0.84%) Figma
6 5 (0.70%) Microsoft Excel
6 5 (0.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 4 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (0.56%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.56%) Fireworks
8 3 (0.42%) Houdini
8 3 (0.42%) Maya
8 3 (0.42%) MS Visio
8 3 (0.42%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 4 (0.56%) Magento
2 1 (0.14%) Bloomberg TOMS
2 1 (0.14%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.14%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
Cloud Services
1 254 (35.52%) Azure
2 253 (35.38%) AWS
3 185 (25.87%) GitHub
4 157 (21.96%) GCP
5 102 (14.27%) Amazon Kinesis
6 79 (11.05%) Datadog
7 74 (10.35%) Azure Cosmos DB
8 63 (8.81%) Pulumi
9 56 (7.83%) OpenShift
10 34 (4.76%) Yarn
11 31 (4.34%) npm
12 27 (3.78%) SaaS
13 17 (2.38%) Fastly
14 15 (2.10%) Amazon EC2
14 15 (2.10%) Serverless
15 13 (1.82%) Amazon S3
15 13 (1.82%) AWS CloudFormation
16 12 (1.68%) Amazon EKS
17 11 (1.54%) Amazon ECS
17 11 (1.54%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 96 (13.43%) Firewall
2 54 (7.55%) DNS
3 40 (5.59%) DHCP
4 39 (5.45%) VPN
5 27 (3.78%) HTTP
6 23 (3.22%) SSH
7 20 (2.80%) TCP/IP
8 13 (1.82%) Internet
9 11 (1.54%) tcpdump
9 11 (1.54%) Wireshark
10 10 (1.40%) Broadband
11 9 (1.26%) Sourcefire
12 8 (1.12%) IPv6
12 8 (1.12%) SSL
13 7 (0.98%) LAN
14 6 (0.84%) IPv4
14 6 (0.84%) Network Security
14 6 (0.84%) Radio Access Network
14 6 (0.84%) SAN
14 6 (0.84%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 266 (37.20%) PostgreSQL
2 241 (33.71%) Redis
3 220 (30.77%) MariaDB
4 172 (24.06%) NoSQL
5 166 (23.22%) HBase
6 146 (20.42%) Relational Database
7 142 (19.86%) Big Data
8 137 (19.16%) MySQL
9 89 (12.45%) MongoDB
10 63 (8.81%) Azure SQL Database
11 32 (4.48%) SQL Server
12 11 (1.54%) Amazon RDS
12 11 (1.54%) Hadoop
13 9 (1.26%) Apache Cassandra
13 9 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
14 8 (1.12%) Apache Hive
14 8 (1.12%) ObjectStore
15 7 (0.98%) Oracle Database
16 6 (0.84%) Hazelcast
17 5 (0.70%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 347 (48.53%) Git (software)
2 270 (37.76%) Jenkins
3 177 (24.76%) Cucumber
4 171 (23.92%) JUnit
5 168 (23.50%) Sonatype Nexus
6 165 (23.08%) Cypress.io
6 165 (23.08%) IntelliJ
7 163 (22.80%) Eclipse
7 163 (22.80%) Mockito
7 163 (22.80%) Storybook
8 161 (22.52%) Gradle
8 161 (22.52%) Protractor
9 102 (14.27%) Artifactory
10 64 (8.95%) Team Foundation Server
11 63 (8.81%) SonarQube
12 44 (6.15%) JIRA
13 40 (5.59%) webpack
14 37 (5.17%) gulp
15 19 (2.66%) GitLab
16 13 (1.82%) Postman
General
1 277 (38.74%) Finance
2 178 (24.90%) Banking
3 175 (24.48%) Law
4 165 (23.08%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 113 (15.80%) Social Skills
6 72 (10.07%) Public Sector
7 51 (7.13%) Marketing
8 25 (3.50%) Retail
9 23 (3.22%) Analytical Skills
9 23 (3.22%) Legal
10 21 (2.94%) Telecoms
11 19 (2.66%) Manufacturing
12 17 (2.38%) Games
13 13 (1.82%) Electronics
14 10 (1.40%) Organisational Skills
15 7 (0.98%) Investment Banking
16 5 (0.70%) Local Government
17 4 (0.56%) Documentation Skills
17 4 (0.56%) Presentation Skills
18 3 (0.42%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 197 (27.55%) Developer
2 148 (20.70%) Software Engineer
3 106 (14.83%) DevOps Engineer
4 86 (12.03%) Azure Engineer
5 71 (9.93%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 70 (9.79%) Azure DevOps
7 66 (9.23%) Principal Engineer
7 66 (9.23%) Principal Software Engineer
8 50 (6.99%) PHP Developer
9 49 (6.85%) Senior Developer
10 46 (6.43%) Lead Developer
10 46 (6.43%) Lead Software Engineer
10 46 (6.43%) Software Developer
11 38 (5.31%) Administrator
12 37 (5.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 35 (4.90%) Systems Administrator
14 33 (4.62%) Full Stack Developer
15 31 (4.34%) Lead Software Developer
16 27 (3.78%) Cloud Engineer
16 27 (3.78%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 267 (37.34%) Node.js
2 255 (35.66%) React
3 250 (34.97%) CSS
4 213 (29.79%) AngularJS
5 200 (27.97%) Spring
6 192 (26.85%) JSON
7 188 (26.29%) Express
8 185 (25.87%) Redux
9 184 (25.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 178 (24.90%) Kafka
11 177 (24.76%) RESTful
12 167 (23.36%) Tailwind CSS
13 165 (23.08%) Spark Streaming
14 157 (21.96%) WireMock
15 144 (20.14%) Play Framework
16 142 (19.86%) LAMP
17 119 (16.64%) LAPP Stack
18 117 (16.36%) RabbitMQ
19 109 (15.24%) HTML
20 59 (8.25%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 105 (14.69%) User Experience
2 84 (11.75%) Self-Motivation
3 39 (5.45%) Data Centre
4 28 (3.92%) Public Cloud
5 24 (3.36%) Greenfield Project
6 18 (2.52%) Private Cloud
7 17 (2.38%) Blog
7 17 (2.38%) Mobile App
8 15 (2.10%) Algorithms
8 15 (2.10%) Enterprise Storage
9 14 (1.96%) NHS
9 14 (1.96%) Social Media
10 11 (1.54%) Cyber Defence
11 10 (1.40%) Cybercrime
12 9 (1.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 9 (1.26%) Internet of Things
13 8 (1.12%) Cloud Native
14 7 (0.98%) Management Information System
15 6 (0.84%) Data Protection Act
15 6 (0.84%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 561 (78.46%) Linux
2 263 (36.78%) Unix
3 136 (19.02%) Windows
4 58 (8.11%) Windows Server
5 53 (7.41%) Ubuntu
6 34 (4.76%) Windows Server 2016
7 33 (4.62%) Windows Server 2012
8 25 (3.50%) Windows Server 2019
9 22 (3.08%) CentOS
10 20 (2.80%) Debian
11 15 (2.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (1.40%) Windows 7
13 7 (0.98%) Windows 10
13 7 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
14 6 (0.84%) Oracle Linux
15 4 (0.56%) Amazon Linux
16 3 (0.42%) Apple iOS
16 3 (0.42%) Fedora
16 3 (0.42%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.42%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 361 (50.49%) DevOps
2 331 (46.29%) Agile Software Development
3 221 (30.91%) Software Engineering
4 218 (30.49%) Computer Science
5 198 (27.69%) Microservices
6 168 (23.50%) Validation
7 162 (22.66%) Digital Banking
8 161 (22.52%) Cross-Browser Testing
9 143 (20.00%) Open Source
10 141 (19.72%) OO
11 121 (16.92%) Business Continuity
11 121 (16.92%) Infrastructure as Code
11 121 (16.92%) TDD
12 116 (16.22%) Performance Monitoring
13 112 (15.66%) Analytics
13 112 (15.66%) Software Testing
14 111 (15.52%) Scrum
15 110 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
16 108 (15.10%) BDD
16 108 (15.10%) Clean Code
Programming Languages
1 353 (49.37%) Python
2 302 (42.24%) Java
3 240 (33.57%) Groovy
3 240 (33.57%) JavaScript
4 222 (31.05%) Shell Script
5 176 (24.62%) SQL
6 175 (24.48%) Bash Shell
7 165 (23.08%) PHP
8 154 (21.54%) PowerShell
9 113 (15.80%) TypeScript
10 94 (13.15%) Go
11 74 (10.35%) C#
11 74 (10.35%) Ruby
12 66 (9.23%) ES6
13 32 (4.48%) Perl
14 24 (3.36%) PHP 7
15 21 (2.94%) C++
16 20 (2.80%) Scala
17 13 (1.82%) T-SQL
18 12 (1.68%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 213 (29.79%) Degree
2 157 (21.96%) OCP
2 157 (21.96%) Oracle Certification
3 40 (5.59%) Security Cleared
4 37 (5.17%) Computer Science Degree
5 14 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (1.82%) CCNP
7 10 (1.40%) SC Cleared
8 8 (1.12%) AWS Certification
9 7 (0.98%) ISTQB
9 7 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (0.84%) CCNA
11 4 (0.56%) ISEB
11 4 (0.56%) TOGAF Certification
12 3 (0.42%) CSPO
13 2 (0.28%) CISSP
13 2 (0.28%) DV Cleared
13 2 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 1 (0.14%) CEH
14 1 (0.14%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (3.78%) QA
2 11 (1.54%) Accessibility
3 8 (1.12%) GRC
4 4 (0.56%) WAI
4 4 (0.56%) WCAG
5 2 (0.28%) GDPR
6 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.14%) NCSC
6 1 (0.14%) NIST
6 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.14%) SLA
System Software
1 275 (38.46%) Docker
2 166 (23.22%) HDFS
3 128 (17.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 45 (6.29%) Active Directory
5 27 (3.78%) Virtual Machines
6 16 (2.24%) VMware ESXi
7 14 (1.96%) VMware NSX
8 12 (1.68%) Hyper-V
9 10 (1.40%) Virtual Servers
10 8 (1.12%) NFS
11 5 (0.70%) Ceph
11 5 (0.70%) LXC
12 4 (0.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 3 (0.42%) Samba
14 2 (0.28%) VirtualBox
14 2 (0.28%) vSphere
15 1 (0.14%) iptables
15 1 (0.14%) pfSense
15 1 (0.14%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 278 (38.88%) Ansible
2 201 (28.11%) Kubernetes
3 149 (20.84%) Terraform
4 118 (16.50%) Opscode Chef
5 84 (11.75%) Puppet
6 80 (11.19%) Prometheus
7 67 (9.37%) Grafana
8 24 (3.36%) Hadoop YARN
9 17 (2.38%) Failover Clustering
10 15 (2.10%) SCCM
11 6 (0.84%) Nagios
11 6 (0.84%) Nmap
11 6 (0.84%) OpenNMS
11 6 (0.84%) Single Sign-On
12 5 (0.70%) Graylog
12 5 (0.70%) Icinga
12 5 (0.70%) ZABBIX
13 4 (0.56%) Docker Swarm
13 4 (0.56%) HAProxy
13 4 (0.56%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 189 (26.43%) VMware
2 163 (22.80%) Okta
3 112 (15.66%) Microsoft
4 65 (9.09%) Cisco
5 63 (8.81%) SaltStack
6 62 (8.67%) New Relic
7 47 (6.57%) Google
8 33 (4.62%) Splunk
9 29 (4.06%) Red Hat
10 23 (3.22%) EMC
10 23 (3.22%) Zend
11 22 (3.08%) NetApp
12 21 (2.94%) Oracle
13 13 (1.82%) SAP
14 10 (1.40%) Adobe
15 8 (1.12%) Dell
15 8 (1.12%) HP
15 8 (1.12%) IBM
16 6 (0.84%) Apple
17 5 (0.70%) Salesforce.com