Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Linux/Unix Command Line Interface (CLI)
UK > England
6 months to
22 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 513 513 519
Rank change year-on-year 0 +6 +58
Permanent jobs citing Linux Command Line 554 748 907
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.49% 0.53% 0.55%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.26% 1.34% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 419 588 673
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +14.13% +8.24%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £76,250 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +16.67% +5.88%

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 44,010 55,905 63,819
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 38.79% 39.78% 38.73%
Number of salaries quoted 34,023 42,776 50,188
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £30,500 £30,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +2.04%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 -12 269 £62,500 +4.17% 41
South East +3 99 £50,000 +2.56% 37
South West +46 67 £40,000 -5.88% 16
North of England +33 60 £50,000 +5.26% 11
North West +37 40 £37,500 +8.70% 6
Midlands +46 39 £49,362 +6.73% 5
West Midlands +37 28 £49,362 +6.73% 4
Yorkshire +21 20 £50,000 - 5
East of England +38 19 £56,250 +5.63% 11
East Midlands +25 11 £42,500 - 1
Linux Command Line
UK

For the 6 months to 22 February 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.

1 446 (80.51%) Linux
2 265 (47.83%) Python
3 188 (33.94%) Git (software)
4 187 (33.75%) AWS
5 174 (31.41%) Windows
6 162 (29.24%) Bash Shell
7 158 (28.52%) Java
8 153 (27.62%) Agile Software Development
9 151 (27.26%) SQL
10 144 (25.99%) JavaScript
11 139 (25.09%) Unix
11 139 (25.09%) DevOps
12 134 (24.19%) Docker
13 132 (23.83%) MySQL
14 114 (20.58%) CSS
15 112 (20.22%) HTML
15 112 (20.22%) PHP
16 109 (19.68%) Ansible
17 98 (17.69%) PowerShell
18 97 (17.51%) Problem-Solving
19 96 (17.33%) Terraform
20 91 (16.43%) Degree
21 90 (16.25%) Finance
21 90 (16.25%) Jenkins
22 88 (15.88%) Azure
22 88 (15.88%) OO
23 85 (15.34%) Software Engineering
24 79 (14.26%) Test Automation
24 79 (14.26%) Kubernetes
25 78 (14.08%) Computer Science

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 54 (9.75%) IIS
2 53 (9.57%) Apache
3 30 (5.42%) Confluence
3 30 (5.42%) Tomcat
4 29 (5.23%) WordPress
5 25 (4.51%) CMS
6 18 (3.25%) Drupal
6 18 (3.25%) WebSphere
7 17 (3.07%) JBoss
8 16 (2.89%) MS Exchange
9 15 (2.71%) CICS
9 15 (2.71%) SharePoint
10 12 (2.17%) nginx
11 11 (1.99%) Elasticsearch
12 10 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2013
13 9 (1.62%) Apache Spark
14 8 (1.44%) WebLogic
14 8 (1.44%) WildFly
15 7 (1.26%) OpenStack
16 5 (0.90%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (1.26%) Photoshop
2 5 (0.90%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.36%) Adobe Premiere
3 2 (0.36%) Avid Media Composer
3 2 (0.36%) Final Cut Pro
3 2 (0.36%) Mozilla Thunderbird
4 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 16 (2.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (2.17%) Magento
3 10 (1.81%) CiviCRM
4 7 (1.26%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.18%) Distributed Ledger
5 1 (0.18%) Eikon
5 1 (0.18%) R3 Corda
5 1 (0.18%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 187 (33.75%) AWS
2 88 (15.88%) Azure
3 51 (9.21%) Amazon S3
4 45 (8.12%) Amazon EC2
5 35 (6.32%) GitHub
6 32 (5.78%) Serverless
7 31 (5.60%) AWS CloudFormation
8 28 (5.05%) AWS Lambda
9 26 (4.69%) Office 365
9 26 (4.69%) OpenShift
9 26 (4.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 25 (4.51%) IaaS
11 24 (4.33%) npm
12 21 (3.79%) Datadog
13 20 (3.61%) SaaS
14 19 (3.43%) Amazon SQS
15 18 (3.25%) Amazon ELB
15 18 (3.25%) Route 53
16 17 (3.07%) Cloud Computing
16 17 (3.07%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 64 (11.55%) TCP/IP
2 62 (11.19%) Firewall
3 47 (8.48%) DNS
3 47 (8.48%) Internet
4 45 (8.12%) VPN
5 32 (5.78%) DHCP
6 24 (4.33%) SAN
7 21 (3.79%) SSH
8 19 (3.43%) VoIP
9 15 (2.71%) HTTP
9 15 (2.71%) WAN
10 14 (2.53%) Cisco ASA
10 14 (2.53%) LAN
11 13 (2.35%) RFID
12 10 (1.81%) Wi-Fi
13 9 (1.62%) MPLS
13 9 (1.62%) Network Security
13 9 (1.62%) SSL
14 7 (1.26%) Broadband
14 7 (1.26%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (23.83%) MySQL
2 77 (13.90%) SQL Server
3 40 (7.22%) PostgreSQL
4 37 (6.68%) Relational Database
5 36 (6.50%) Big Data
6 34 (6.14%) Amazon RDS
6 34 (6.14%) Redis
7 33 (5.96%) NoSQL
8 26 (4.69%) Hadoop
9 22 (3.97%) MariaDB
10 21 (3.79%) DB2
10 21 (3.79%) RDBMS
11 18 (3.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 15 (2.71%) Data Warehouse
13 12 (2.17%) Amazon Aurora
14 9 (1.62%) Apache Cassandra
15 7 (1.26%) MongoDB
16 6 (1.08%) Ingres
17 5 (0.90%) DataStage
17 5 (0.90%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 188 (33.94%) Git (software)
2 90 (16.25%) Jenkins
3 62 (11.19%) JIRA
4 27 (4.87%) Selenium
5 21 (3.79%) JMeter
6 20 (3.61%) JUnit
7 16 (2.89%) Bitbucket
7 16 (2.89%) Cucumber
8 15 (2.71%) Subversion
9 13 (2.35%) HP UFT
9 13 (2.35%) LoadRunner
9 13 (2.35%) Maven
9 13 (2.35%) Mercurial
9 13 (2.35%) TeamCity
10 12 (2.17%) Artifactory
10 12 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 12 (2.17%) Grunt
10 12 (2.17%) gulp
10 12 (2.17%) SonarQube
10 12 (2.17%) webpack
General
1 90 (16.25%) Finance
2 38 (6.86%) Retail
3 25 (4.51%) Public Sector
4 23 (4.15%) Games
5 20 (3.61%) Marketing
6 15 (2.71%) Electronics
7 12 (2.17%) Automotive
7 12 (2.17%) Telecoms
8 10 (1.81%) Legal
9 9 (1.62%) Banking
10 8 (1.44%) French Language
10 8 (1.44%) Manufacturing
10 8 (1.44%) Pharmaceutical
11 7 (1.26%) Front Office
12 6 (1.08%) Law
13 5 (0.90%) Aerospace
13 5 (0.90%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.90%) Local Government
14 2 (0.36%) Billing
15 1 (0.18%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 176 (31.77%) Developer
2 67 (12.09%) DevOps Engineer
3 60 (10.83%) PHP Developer
4 52 (9.39%) Senior Developer
5 45 (8.12%) Linux Engineer
6 40 (7.22%) AWS Engineer
7 38 (6.86%) Java Developer
8 34 (6.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 33 (5.96%) Cloud Engineer
10 30 (5.42%) Analyst
11 29 (5.23%) Software Engineer
12 28 (5.05%) Administrator
13 23 (4.15%) Systems Administrator
14 22 (3.97%) Technical Support
15 21 (3.79%) AWS DevOps
16 20 (3.61%) AWS DevOps Engineer
16 20 (3.61%) Senior PHP Developer
17 19 (3.43%) Full Stack Developer
17 19 (3.43%) Support Engineer
18 18 (3.25%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (20.58%) CSS
2 112 (20.22%) HTML
3 56 (10.11%) jQuery
4 55 (9.93%) REST
5 53 (9.57%) HTML5
5 53 (9.57%) LAMP
6 50 (9.03%) Node.js
7 45 (8.12%) AngularJS
7 45 (8.12%) JSON
7 45 (8.12%) Symfony
8 40 (7.22%) Laravel
8 40 (7.22%) XML
9 38 (6.86%) RESTful
10 34 (6.14%) Sass
11 27 (4.87%) Web Services
12 26 (4.69%) CSS3
13 23 (4.15%) SOAP
14 20 (3.61%) Django
15 18 (3.25%) RabbitMQ
15 18 (3.25%) React
Miscellaneous
1 48 (8.66%) Self-Motivation
2 43 (7.76%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (6.50%) User Experience
4 26 (4.69%) Enterprise Software
5 25 (4.51%) Algorithms
6 23 (4.15%) Public Cloud
7 22 (3.97%) Management Information System
8 18 (3.25%) Data Structures
9 15 (2.71%) Mainframe
9 15 (2.71%) Mobile App
10 13 (2.35%) Hedge funds
11 12 (2.17%) IBM Mainframe
12 11 (1.99%) Replication
12 11 (1.99%) VxBlock/Vblock
13 10 (1.81%) Data Centre
14 8 (1.44%) Clustering
14 8 (1.44%) Fixed Income
14 8 (1.44%) Life Science
15 6 (1.08%) Augmented Reality
15 6 (1.08%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 446 (80.51%) Linux
2 174 (31.41%) Windows
3 139 (25.09%) Unix
4 54 (9.75%) Windows Server
5 49 (8.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 38 (6.86%) Android
7 30 (5.42%) Ubuntu
8 24 (4.33%) Apple iOS
9 21 (3.79%) CentOS
10 15 (2.71%) Mac OS X
11 14 (2.53%) Windows 10
12 13 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
13 12 (2.17%) Debian
13 12 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
14 10 (1.81%) Windows 7
15 6 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
16 5 (0.90%) Windows 8
17 3 (0.54%) VyOS
18 2 (0.36%) CoreOS
18 2 (0.36%) Gentoo
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (27.62%) Agile Software Development
2 139 (25.09%) DevOps
3 97 (17.51%) Problem-Solving
4 88 (15.88%) OO
5 85 (15.34%) Software Engineering
6 79 (14.26%) Test Automation
7 78 (14.08%) Computer Science
8 75 (13.54%) Infrastructure as Code
9 70 (12.64%) Configuration Management
10 50 (9.03%) OO PHP
10 50 (9.03%) Scrum
11 47 (8.48%) Open Source
12 43 (7.76%) Analytics
13 40 (7.22%) Unit Testing
14 39 (7.04%) Mentoring
15 38 (6.86%) Continuous Improvement
16 37 (6.68%) Web Development
17 36 (6.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 36 (6.50%) SDLC
18 35 (6.32%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 265 (47.83%) Python
2 162 (29.24%) Bash Shell
3 158 (28.52%) Java
4 151 (27.26%) SQL
5 144 (25.99%) JavaScript
6 112 (20.22%) PHP
7 98 (17.69%) PowerShell
8 56 (10.11%) Perl
9 44 (7.94%) Ruby
10 41 (7.40%) C
11 39 (7.04%) C++
12 38 (6.86%) Shell Script
13 36 (6.50%) C#
14 25 (4.51%) PHP 5
15 22 (3.97%) TypeScript
16 21 (3.79%) PHP 7
17 16 (2.89%) Scala
17 16 (2.89%) VB
18 14 (2.53%) Go
19 13 (2.35%) ES6
Qualifications
1 91 (16.43%) Degree
2 59 (10.65%) Computer Science Degree
3 23 (4.15%) Security Cleared
4 18 (3.25%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (3.25%) ISEB
5 17 (3.07%) ISTQB
6 13 (2.35%) CCNA
6 13 (2.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (2.35%) PMI Certification
6 13 (2.35%) PMP
7 9 (1.62%) Master's Degree
8 8 (1.44%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (1.26%) CCNP
9 7 (1.26%) HND
9 7 (1.26%) PhD
9 7 (1.26%) SC Cleared
10 6 (1.08%) MCSE
11 5 (0.90%) AWS Certification
11 5 (0.90%) MCP
12 4 (0.72%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (6.68%) QA
2 8 (1.44%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.08%) SLA
4 5 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.36%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.36%) NCSC
5 2 (0.36%) NIST
5 2 (0.36%) RMADS
6 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
System Software
1 134 (24.19%) Docker
2 70 (12.64%) Active Directory
3 36 (6.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (4.69%) Hyper-V
5 15 (2.71%) vSphere
6 13 (2.35%) ACF2
6 13 (2.35%) RACF
7 11 (1.99%) vCloud
7 11 (1.99%) VMware NSX
8 9 (1.62%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 9 (1.62%) NFS
9 8 (1.44%) Varnish
10 7 (1.26%) LXC
11 5 (0.90%) Firmware
12 3 (0.54%) Kamailio
12 3 (0.54%) Postfix
12 3 (0.54%) ProxySG
12 3 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
13 2 (0.36%) KVM
13 2 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 109 (19.68%) Ansible
2 96 (17.33%) Terraform
3 79 (14.26%) Kubernetes
4 44 (7.94%) Puppet
5 40 (7.22%) Opscode Chef
6 21 (3.79%) Packer
7 14 (2.53%) Nagios
8 8 (1.44%) Red Hat Satellite
9 7 (1.26%) Backup Exec
9 7 (1.26%) Cisco UCCX
9 7 (1.26%) Kibana
9 7 (1.26%) Salt
9 7 (1.26%) ZABBIX
10 6 (1.08%) Avamar
10 6 (1.08%) Consul
10 6 (1.08%) Docker Swarm
10 6 (1.08%) Grafana
10 6 (1.08%) Istio
10 6 (1.08%) vCenter Server
11 4 (0.72%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 69 (12.45%) Cisco
1 69 (12.45%) Microsoft
2 56 (10.11%) VMware
3 40 (7.22%) Oracle
4 39 (7.04%) Red Hat
5 37 (6.68%) IBM
6 22 (3.97%) Zend
7 18 (3.25%) Google
7 18 (3.25%) Salesforce.com
8 14 (2.53%) Cognos
9 12 (2.17%) HP
10 11 (1.99%) Splunk
11 10 (1.81%) Atlassian
12 9 (1.62%) Apple
13 8 (1.44%) Dell
13 8 (1.44%) Rollbar
13 8 (1.44%) SaltStack
13 8 (1.44%) SAP
13 8 (1.44%) SolarWinds
14 7 (1.26%) LogicMonitor