Period
to 18 January 2022

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 18 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Linux/Unix Command Line Interface (CLI)
UK > England
6 months to
18 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 562 525 531
Rank change year-on-year -37 +6 -1
Permanent jobs citing Linux Command Line 500 235 581
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.45% 0.42% 0.50%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.11% 1.18% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 220 168 440
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £29,750
25th Percentile £44,313 £37,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - -

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 44,977 19,942 40,912
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.75% 35.62% 35.26%
Number of salaries quoted 27,194 16,050 31,997
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,500 £30,823
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £39,087
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
75th Percentile £83,750 £77,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £102,500 £95,000 £95,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 18 January 2022.

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 18 January 2022. 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 -111 188 £70,000 +30.23% 38
South East -15 146 £47,500 +11.76% 14
North of England -139 63 £47,500 -20.83% 8
Yorkshire -82 42 £47,500 -20.83% 3
East of England -64 36 £62,500 +56.25% 8
South West -55 27 £50,000 +11.11% 8
Midlands -84 24 £48,750 +77.27% 5
North West -95 21 £55,000 -4.35% 5
West Midlands -52 19 £48,750 +77.27% 4
East Midlands -57 5 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Linux Command Line
UK

For the 6 months to 18 January 2022, 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.

1 422 (84.40%) Linux
2 240 (48.00%) Python
3 227 (45.40%) DevOps
4 220 (44.00%) AWS
5 218 (43.60%) Git (software)
6 206 (41.20%) Agile Software Development
7 198 (39.60%) Azure
8 183 (36.60%) Java
9 174 (34.80%) Finance
10 165 (33.00%) Software Engineering
10 165 (33.00%) Docker
11 161 (32.20%) Jenkins
12 158 (31.60%) Ansible
13 156 (31.20%) Unix
14 152 (30.40%) Degree
15 147 (29.40%) JavaScript
16 137 (27.40%) CSS
17 134 (26.80%) Node.js
17 134 (26.80%) React
18 133 (26.60%) SQL
19 123 (24.60%) Computer Science
20 119 (23.80%) AngularJS
21 118 (23.60%) GCP
22 112 (22.40%) Social Skills
23 107 (21.40%) PostgreSQL
24 103 (20.60%) Shell Script
24 103 (20.60%) Bash
25 101 (20.20%) Problem-Solving
26 98 (19.60%) Kubernetes
26 98 (19.60%) JSON

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 98 (19.60%) Apache
2 69 (13.80%) Apache Spark
3 60 (12.00%) GemFire
4 40 (8.00%) IIS
5 34 (6.80%) Elasticsearch
6 19 (3.80%) JBoss
7 18 (3.60%) nginx
8 17 (3.40%) WebLogic
9 12 (2.40%) OpenStack
10 8 (1.60%) WordPress
11 7 (1.40%) Confluence
12 6 (1.20%) Drupal
13 5 (1.00%) CMS
13 5 (1.00%) MS Exchange
14 4 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2013
15 3 (0.60%) Cloud Foundry
15 3 (0.60%) Tomcat
16 2 (0.40%) Apache Airflow
16 2 (0.40%) Umbraco
17 1 (0.20%) WildFly
Applications
1 13 (2.60%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (0.80%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.20%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 17 (3.40%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (1.00%) Magento
3 3 (0.60%) Shopify
4 1 (0.20%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
4 1 (0.20%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 220 (44.00%) AWS
2 198 (39.60%) Azure
3 118 (23.60%) GCP
4 85 (17.00%) GitHub
5 45 (9.00%) Amazon Kinesis
6 35 (7.00%) OpenShift
7 31 (6.20%) Azure Cosmos DB
8 25 (5.00%) Azure Monitor
9 23 (4.60%) SaaS
10 20 (4.00%) Datadog
10 20 (4.00%) Pulumi
11 17 (3.40%) Amazon S3
11 17 (3.40%) npm
12 16 (3.20%) Yarn
13 15 (3.00%) Amazon EC2
14 14 (2.80%) Microsoft 365
14 14 (2.80%) Serverless
15 10 (2.00%) Amazon ELB
15 10 (2.00%) Amazon EMR
16 9 (1.80%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (6.60%) Firewall
2 23 (4.60%) HTTP
3 22 (4.40%) SSH
3 22 (4.40%) TCP/IP
4 20 (4.00%) DNS
5 16 (3.20%) VPN
6 12 (2.40%) Wireshark
7 11 (2.20%) Internet
8 10 (2.00%) DHCP
9 9 (1.80%) VLAN
10 8 (1.60%) VoIP
11 7 (1.40%) NAS
11 7 (1.40%) SAN
11 7 (1.40%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (1.20%) ADSL
12 6 (1.20%) WAN
13 5 (1.00%) BIG-IP
14 4 (0.80%) LAN
14 4 (0.80%) Telnet
15 3 (0.60%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (21.40%) PostgreSQL
2 83 (16.60%) Redis
3 82 (16.40%) MariaDB
4 75 (15.00%) NoSQL
5 68 (13.60%) Relational Database
6 66 (13.20%) HBase
7 53 (10.60%) MySQL
8 49 (9.80%) Big Data
9 25 (5.00%) MongoDB
9 25 (5.00%) SQL Server
10 22 (4.40%) Oracle Database
11 21 (4.20%) Azure SQL Database
12 19 (3.80%) Metadata
13 11 (2.20%) Hadoop
14 8 (1.60%) InfluxDB
15 7 (1.40%) Amazon RDS
15 7 (1.40%) SQLite
16 5 (1.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 4 (0.80%) Amazon Redshift
18 3 (0.60%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 218 (43.60%) Git (software)
2 161 (32.20%) Jenkins
3 69 (13.80%) Cucumber
3 69 (13.80%) JUnit
4 63 (12.60%) Sonatype Nexus
5 62 (12.40%) IntelliJ
6 61 (12.20%) Eclipse
7 60 (12.00%) Gradle
8 58 (11.60%) Cypress.io
8 58 (11.60%) Protractor
8 58 (11.60%) Storybook
9 57 (11.40%) Mockito
10 51 (10.20%) webpack
11 43 (8.60%) Artifactory
12 36 (7.20%) SonarQube
13 30 (6.00%) JIRA
14 29 (5.80%) gulp
15 19 (3.80%) Team Foundation Server
16 14 (2.80%) TeamCity
17 13 (2.60%) Selenium
General
1 174 (34.80%) Finance
2 112 (22.40%) Social Skills
3 98 (19.60%) Law
4 96 (19.20%) Banking
5 94 (18.80%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 25 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
6 25 (5.00%) Public Sector
7 17 (3.40%) Marketing
8 15 (3.00%) Investment Banking
8 15 (3.00%) Telecoms
9 11 (2.20%) Financial Institution
10 9 (1.80%) Legal
11 8 (1.60%) Retail
12 6 (1.20%) Advertising
12 6 (1.20%) Front Office
13 5 (1.00%) Documentation Skills
14 4 (0.80%) Electronics
14 4 (0.80%) Manufacturing
14 4 (0.80%) Presentation Skills
15 2 (0.40%) Games
Job Titles
1 128 (25.60%) Developer
2 96 (19.20%) Software Engineer
3 71 (14.20%) DevOps Engineer
4 44 (8.80%) Principal Engineer
5 36 (7.20%) Software Developer
6 30 (6.00%) Lead Developer
7 29 (5.80%) Azure Engineer
7 29 (5.80%) JavaScript Developer
8 28 (5.60%) Administrator
8 28 (5.60%) Lead Software Developer
9 26 (5.20%) Support Engineer
10 24 (4.80%) Principal Software Engineer
11 22 (4.40%) Java Engineer
12 21 (4.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 19 (3.80%) Azure DevOps Engineer
13 19 (3.80%) Lead Software Engineer
13 19 (3.80%) Senior Software Engineer
14 18 (3.60%) UI Developer
15 17 (3.40%) Azure DevOps
15 17 (3.40%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (27.40%) CSS
2 134 (26.80%) Node.js
2 134 (26.80%) React
3 119 (23.80%) AngularJS
4 98 (19.60%) JSON
5 96 (19.20%) Spring
6 90 (18.00%) Kafka
7 85 (17.00%) REST
8 68 (13.60%) RESTful
9 64 (12.80%) Express
10 63 (12.60%) Redux
11 59 (11.80%) Spark Streaming
11 59 (11.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 59 (11.80%) Vue.js
12 58 (11.60%) Play Framework
12 58 (11.60%) Tailwind CSS
13 57 (11.40%) AssertJ
13 57 (11.40%) HTML
13 57 (11.40%) WireMock
14 56 (11.20%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 58 (11.60%) Self-Motivation
2 55 (11.00%) User Experience
3 29 (5.80%) Public Cloud
4 26 (5.20%) Mobile App
5 22 (4.40%) Data Centre
6 16 (3.20%) Equities
7 14 (2.80%) Data Structures
7 14 (2.80%) Replication
8 13 (2.60%) Algorithms
8 13 (2.60%) Greenfield Project
9 12 (2.40%) Blog
9 12 (2.40%) Cyber Defence
9 12 (2.40%) Cyberattack
10 8 (1.60%) Cybercrime
10 8 (1.60%) Private Cloud
10 8 (1.60%) Smartphone
10 8 (1.60%) Social Media
11 7 (1.40%) Hybrid Cloud
12 6 (1.20%) Derivative
12 6 (1.20%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 422 (84.40%) Linux
2 156 (31.20%) Unix
3 86 (17.20%) Windows
4 33 (6.60%) Windows Server
5 17 (3.40%) CentOS
5 17 (3.40%) Mac OS
6 11 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (1.80%) Ubuntu
8 7 (1.40%) Windows 10
9 4 (0.80%) VMS
9 4 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.80%) Windows Server 2016
9 4 (0.80%) Windows Server 2019
10 3 (0.60%) Amazon Linux
10 3 (0.60%) Debian
10 3 (0.60%) Embedded Linux
10 3 (0.60%) Robot Operating System
11 2 (0.40%) Kali Linux
12 1 (0.20%) Alpine Linux
12 1 (0.20%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 227 (45.40%) DevOps
2 206 (41.20%) Agile Software Development
3 165 (33.00%) Software Engineering
4 123 (24.60%) Computer Science
5 101 (20.20%) Problem-Solving
6 91 (18.20%) Open Source
7 90 (18.00%) Microservices
8 84 (16.80%) Full Stack Development
9 82 (16.40%) Test Automation
10 74 (14.80%) Software Testing
11 73 (14.60%) Digital Banking
12 68 (13.60%) Scrum
13 64 (12.80%) Validation
14 63 (12.60%) Infrastructure as Code
15 62 (12.40%) Configuration Management
16 61 (12.20%) Business Continuity
16 61 (12.20%) OO
16 61 (12.20%) TDD
17 58 (11.60%) Cross-Browser Testing
17 58 (11.60%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 240 (48.00%) Python
2 183 (36.60%) Java
3 147 (29.40%) JavaScript
4 133 (26.60%) SQL
5 103 (20.60%) Bash
5 103 (20.60%) Shell Script
6 97 (19.40%) Groovy
7 87 (17.40%) PHP
8 84 (16.80%) PowerShell
9 53 (10.60%) ES6
10 51 (10.20%) C++
11 44 (8.80%) Perl
12 38 (7.60%) C#
13 36 (7.20%) TypeScript
14 32 (6.40%) Go
15 29 (5.80%) Ruby
16 18 (3.60%) Scala
17 16 (3.20%) R
18 12 (2.40%) MATLAB
19 11 (2.20%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 152 (30.40%) Degree
2 62 (12.40%) OCP
2 62 (12.40%) Oracle Certification
3 45 (9.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 18 (3.60%) Security Cleared
5 11 (2.20%) SC Cleared
6 4 (0.80%) CCNA
6 4 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (0.80%) ISEB
6 4 (0.80%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.60%) CCNP
7 3 (0.60%) CISSP
7 3 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.40%) CISA
8 2 (0.40%) CISM
8 2 (0.40%) OSCE
8 2 (0.40%) OSCP
8 2 (0.40%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.20%) GIAC
9 1 (0.20%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (5.80%) QA
2 10 (2.00%) GRC
3 7 (1.40%) Accessibility
4 3 (0.60%) GDPR
4 3 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.60%) NIST
4 3 (0.60%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.60%) SLA
5 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.20%) NCSC
System Software
1 165 (33.00%) Docker
2 67 (13.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 66 (13.20%) HDFS
4 29 (5.80%) Active Directory
5 18 (3.60%) Virtual Machines
6 17 (3.40%) Oracle RAC
7 14 (2.80%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (1.60%) KVM
8 8 (1.60%) Xen
9 4 (0.80%) VMware NSX
9 4 (0.80%) vSphere
10 3 (0.60%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 3 (0.60%) Virtual Desktop
10 3 (0.60%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.40%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.20%) Hyper-V
12 1 (0.20%) iptables
12 1 (0.20%) NFS
12 1 (0.20%) pfSense
12 1 (0.20%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 158 (31.60%) Ansible
2 98 (19.60%) Kubernetes
3 89 (17.80%) Terraform
4 61 (12.20%) Opscode Chef
5 38 (7.60%) Puppet
6 37 (7.40%) Grafana
7 29 (5.80%) Prometheus
8 17 (3.40%) Data Guard
8 17 (3.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 16 (3.20%) Hadoop YARN
10 14 (2.80%) logstash
11 13 (2.60%) Istio
12 8 (1.60%) Computer Incident Response Team
13 7 (1.40%) Packer
14 6 (1.20%) Kibana
14 6 (1.20%) Salt
15 5 (1.00%) SCCM
16 4 (0.80%) Consul
16 4 (0.80%) Failover Clustering
16 4 (0.80%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 87 (17.40%) Microsoft
2 84 (16.80%) VMware
3 58 (11.60%) Okta
4 52 (10.40%) Oracle
5 27 (5.40%) New Relic
6 23 (4.60%) Cisco
7 19 (3.80%) SaltStack
7 19 (3.80%) Sybase
8 14 (2.80%) Google
9 13 (2.60%) Red Hat
10 9 (1.80%) Dell
10 9 (1.80%) Splunk
11 8 (1.60%) Intel
11 8 (1.60%) MuleSoft
11 8 (1.60%) Perforce
12 7 (1.40%) Zend
13 6 (1.20%) Isilon
13 6 (1.20%) SAP
14 5 (1.00%) EMC
15 4 (0.80%) NetApp