Period
to 4 March 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 4 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Linux/Unix Command Line Interface (CLI)
UK > England
6 months to
4 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 464 521 508
Rank change year-on-year +57 -13 -3
Permanent jobs citing Linux Command Line 347 551 741
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.51% 0.49% 0.53%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.29% 1.25% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 276 469 627
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +15.79%
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +22.22%

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 26,869 44,099 55,604
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 39.43% 38.82% 39.79%
Number of salaries quoted 20,083 34,528 43,245
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,500 £29,775
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £87,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 +19 115 £65,000 +4.00% 40
North of England +102 102 £60,000 +20.00% 9
Yorkshire +98 80 £60,000 +20.00% 1
South East +95 66 £43,750 -12.50% 35
South West -5 26 £45,000 +12.50% 8
East of England +75 20 £45,000 +28.57% 13
North West +46 20 £75,000 +87.50% 6
Midlands +35 15 £27,500 -44.29% 6
West Midlands +41 9 £27,500 -44.29% 5
East Midlands +40 6 £35,000 -17.65% 1
North East - 2 £32,500 - 2
Linux Command Line
UK

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 280 (80.69%) Linux
2 185 (53.31%) Python
3 161 (46.40%) Docker
4 156 (44.96%) JavaScript
5 145 (41.79%) DevOps
6 132 (38.04%) PHP
7 129 (37.18%) MySQL
8 127 (36.60%) Terraform
9 119 (34.29%) Bash Shell
10 114 (32.85%) Kubernetes
11 113 (32.56%) AWS
12 111 (31.99%) Agile Software Development
13 105 (30.26%) Git (software)
14 103 (29.68%) Azure
15 102 (29.39%) SQL
16 97 (27.95%) Jenkins
17 95 (27.38%) PowerShell
18 94 (27.09%) Ansible
19 92 (26.51%) Java
20 90 (25.94%) PostgreSQL
21 88 (25.36%) Infrastructure as Code
22 87 (25.07%) HTML
23 86 (24.78%) Analytics
24 81 (23.34%) Problem-Solving
25 69 (19.88%) Configuration Management
26 65 (18.73%) CSS
26 65 (18.73%) Ruby
27 63 (18.16%) C#
27 63 (18.16%) Puppet
28 60 (17.29%) Node.js

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 32 (9.22%) Apache
2 30 (8.65%) Apache Airflow
3 15 (4.32%) IIS
4 14 (4.03%) Confluence
5 13 (3.75%) nginx
6 9 (2.59%) WordPress
7 8 (2.31%) Drupal
8 7 (2.02%) CMS
9 5 (1.44%) Facebook Platform
10 4 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (1.15%) EPiServer
11 3 (0.86%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.29%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.29%) Joomla!
12 1 (0.29%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.29%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (2.88%) Photoshop
2 5 (1.44%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (1.15%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (1.15%) Fireworks
3 4 (1.15%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.86%) Adobe XD
4 3 (0.86%) Sketch
5 2 (0.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.58%) Inkscape
6 1 (0.29%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.29%) Figma
6 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.58%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 113 (32.56%) AWS
2 103 (29.68%) Azure
3 52 (14.99%) Pulumi
4 48 (13.83%) Datadog
5 44 (12.68%) GCP
6 25 (7.20%) Amazon EKS
7 16 (4.61%) Amazon S3
8 13 (3.75%) Amazon ECS
8 13 (3.75%) AWS CloudFormation
9 12 (3.46%) Serverless
10 11 (3.17%) Amazon EC2
10 11 (3.17%) AWS Lambda
11 10 (2.88%) GitHub
11 10 (2.88%) npm
12 9 (2.59%) SaaS
12 9 (2.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 9 (2.59%) Yarn
13 8 (2.31%) AWS CodePipeline
14 7 (2.02%) Asana
14 7 (2.02%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 45 (12.97%) Firewall
2 18 (5.19%) DHCP
3 17 (4.90%) DNS
4 14 (4.03%) SSH
5 10 (2.88%) TCP/IP
6 9 (2.59%) SSL
7 7 (2.02%) NAS
7 7 (2.02%) SAN
8 6 (1.73%) HTTPS
8 6 (1.73%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (1.44%) Wireless
10 4 (1.15%) DSL
10 4 (1.15%) VLAN
10 4 (1.15%) VoIP
11 3 (0.86%) FTP
11 3 (0.86%) HTTP
12 2 (0.58%) Intranet
12 2 (0.58%) LAN
12 2 (0.58%) TACACS
12 2 (0.58%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (37.18%) MySQL
2 90 (25.94%) PostgreSQL
3 58 (16.71%) MongoDB
4 54 (15.56%) Redis
5 49 (14.12%) Azure SQL Database
6 48 (13.83%) Cosmos DB
6 48 (13.83%) MariaDB
7 43 (12.39%) SQL Server
8 35 (10.09%) Big Data
9 27 (7.78%) Relational Database
10 12 (3.46%) Data Warehouse
11 11 (3.17%) Amazon RDS
12 10 (2.88%) Amazon Redshift
13 4 (1.15%) Hazelcast
13 4 (1.15%) ObjectStore
14 3 (0.86%) DB2
15 2 (0.58%) BigQuery
15 2 (0.58%) Oracle Database
15 2 (0.58%) Oracle Database 10g
15 2 (0.58%) UniData
Development Applications
1 105 (30.26%) Git (software)
2 97 (27.95%) Jenkins
3 53 (15.27%) Team Foundation Server
4 31 (8.93%) JIRA
5 19 (5.48%) GitLab
6 15 (4.32%) Postman
7 12 (3.46%) Selenium
8 11 (3.17%) Visual Studio
8 11 (3.17%) webpack
9 10 (2.88%) Sonatype Nexus
10 8 (2.31%) JUnit
10 8 (2.31%) Maven
11 7 (2.02%) gulp
11 7 (2.02%) Vagrant
12 6 (1.73%) Cucumber
13 5 (1.44%) Metasploit
13 5 (1.44%) TeamCity
14 4 (1.15%) Bitbucket
14 4 (1.15%) EasyMock
14 4 (1.15%) Mockito
General
1 42 (12.10%) Finance
2 21 (6.05%) Games
3 17 (4.90%) Law
4 15 (4.32%) Banking
5 10 (2.88%) Marketing
5 10 (2.88%) Public Sector
5 10 (2.88%) Retail
6 5 (1.44%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.15%) Automotive
7 4 (1.15%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.86%) Electronics
8 3 (0.86%) Local Government
8 3 (0.86%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.58%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.58%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.29%) Front Office
10 1 (0.29%) Legal
10 1 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 123 (35.45%) Developer
2 86 (24.78%) DevOps Engineer
3 65 (18.73%) Azure Engineer
4 61 (17.58%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 56 (16.14%) Azure DevOps
6 37 (10.66%) PHP Developer
7 29 (8.36%) Senior Developer
8 26 (7.49%) Linux Engineer
9 23 (6.63%) Software Developer
10 22 (6.34%) JavaScript Developer
10 22 (6.34%) Operations Engineer
11 21 (6.05%) Machine Learning Engineer
11 21 (6.05%) Web Developer
12 17 (4.90%) Lead Developer
13 14 (4.03%) Full Stack Developer
13 14 (4.03%) Junior
14 13 (3.75%) Python Engineer
15 12 (3.46%) AWS Engineer
15 12 (3.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 12 (3.46%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (25.07%) HTML
2 65 (18.73%) CSS
3 60 (17.29%) Node.js
4 44 (12.68%) HTML5
5 40 (11.53%) Laravel
6 39 (11.24%) Sass
7 37 (10.66%) RESTful
8 34 (9.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 33 (9.51%) React
10 32 (9.22%) Vue.js
11 31 (8.93%) AngularJS
12 30 (8.65%) REST
13 29 (8.36%) Velocity
14 27 (7.78%) .NET
15 26 (7.49%) jQuery
16 25 (7.20%) LAMP
17 21 (6.05%) Web Services
18 20 (5.76%) SOAP
19 19 (5.48%) LEMP Stack
20 17 (4.90%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (4.32%) Mobile App
2 13 (3.75%) Management Information System
3 11 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (3.17%) LIMS
4 10 (2.88%) User Experience
5 9 (2.59%) Data Centre
6 8 (2.31%) Greenfield Project
6 8 (2.31%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (1.73%) Market Risk
7 6 (1.73%) Social Media
8 5 (1.44%) Cybercrime
8 5 (1.44%) Derivative
8 5 (1.44%) Private Cloud
8 5 (1.44%) Public Cloud
8 5 (1.44%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (1.15%) Clustering
9 4 (1.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (0.86%) Device Driver
10 3 (0.86%) Enterprise Storage
10 3 (0.86%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 280 (80.69%) Linux
2 56 (16.14%) Windows
3 50 (14.41%) Unix
4 33 (9.51%) Ubuntu
5 21 (6.05%) Debian
6 20 (5.76%) CentOS
7 14 (4.03%) Windows Server
8 6 (1.73%) VMS
9 5 (1.44%) Amazon Linux
9 5 (1.44%) Kali Linux
9 5 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (1.15%) Mac OS
10 4 (1.15%) Windows 7
10 4 (1.15%) Windows Server 2016
11 3 (0.86%) Fedora
12 2 (0.58%) AIX
12 2 (0.58%) Solaris
13 1 (0.29%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (41.79%) DevOps
2 111 (31.99%) Agile Software Development
3 88 (25.36%) Infrastructure as Code
4 86 (24.78%) Analytics
5 81 (23.34%) Problem-Solving
6 69 (19.88%) Configuration Management
7 53 (15.27%) Continuous Integration
8 48 (13.83%) Web Application Development
9 47 (13.54%) Web Development
10 41 (11.82%) Continuous Delivery
10 41 (11.82%) Machine Learning
11 38 (10.95%) Workflow
12 34 (9.80%) Data Science
12 34 (9.80%) Scrum
13 32 (9.22%) Software Engineering
14 31 (8.93%) Computer Science
15 30 (8.65%) MVC
16 23 (6.63%) Microservices
17 21 (6.05%) Kanban
18 18 (5.19%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 185 (53.31%) Python
2 156 (44.96%) JavaScript
3 132 (38.04%) PHP
4 119 (34.29%) Bash Shell
5 102 (29.39%) SQL
6 95 (27.38%) PowerShell
7 92 (26.51%) Java
8 65 (18.73%) Ruby
9 63 (18.16%) C#
10 58 (16.71%) TypeScript
11 56 (16.14%) Groovy
12 52 (14.99%) Go
13 24 (6.92%) ES6
14 20 (5.76%) Perl
15 18 (5.19%) Shell Script
16 17 (4.90%) PHP 7
17 10 (2.88%) R
18 9 (2.59%) C
19 7 (2.02%) C++
19 7 (2.02%) Scala
Qualifications
1 43 (12.39%) Degree
2 22 (6.34%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (2.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (2.31%) SC Cleared
4 8 (2.31%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.86%) CSPO
5 3 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (0.86%) RHCE
5 3 (0.86%) RHCSA
6 2 (0.58%) AWS Certification
6 2 (0.58%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.29%) CCNA
7 1 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.29%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.29%) IBM Certification
7 1 (0.29%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.75%) QA
2 9 (2.59%) GDPR
2 9 (2.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (2.31%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.86%) SLA
5 2 (0.58%) WAI
5 2 (0.58%) WCAG
6 1 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
System Software
1 161 (46.40%) Docker
2 13 (3.75%) Hyper-V
3 10 (2.88%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (2.02%) Active Directory
5 6 (1.73%) LXC
5 6 (1.73%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (1.15%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (0.86%) Firmware
7 3 (0.86%) KVM
7 3 (0.86%) OCFS2
7 3 (0.86%) Postfix
7 3 (0.86%) qmail
7 3 (0.86%) Samba
7 3 (0.86%) Sendmail
7 3 (0.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (0.86%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 3 (0.86%) vSphere
7 3 (0.86%) Xen
8 2 (0.58%) PowerHA
8 2 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 127 (36.60%) Terraform
2 114 (32.85%) Kubernetes
3 94 (27.09%) Ansible
4 63 (18.16%) Puppet
5 57 (16.43%) Opscode Chef
6 50 (14.41%) Grafana
6 50 (14.41%) Prometheus
7 9 (2.59%) Failover Clustering
8 6 (1.73%) Nessus
8 6 (1.73%) NetBackup
9 5 (1.44%) Docker Swarm
9 5 (1.44%) HAProxy
9 5 (1.44%) Nmap
10 4 (1.15%) SCCM
11 3 (0.86%) Jamf Pro
11 3 (0.86%) SELinux
11 3 (0.86%) vCenter Server
12 2 (0.58%) Salt
12 2 (0.58%) SCOM
12 2 (0.58%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 52 (14.99%) SaltStack
2 48 (13.83%) New Relic
3 45 (12.97%) Google
4 31 (8.93%) Microsoft
5 19 (5.48%) Red Hat
6 14 (4.03%) Cisco
7 11 (3.17%) Oracle
7 11 (3.17%) VMware
8 10 (2.88%) Splunk
8 10 (2.88%) Zend
9 7 (2.02%) Brocade
9 7 (2.02%) EMC
10 6 (1.73%) Facebook
10 6 (1.73%) NetApp
11 5 (1.44%) Adobe
11 5 (1.44%) Atlassian
11 5 (1.44%) IBM
11 5 (1.44%) Qualys
12 4 (1.15%) HP
12 4 (1.15%) Salesforce.com