Period
to 23 September 2019

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 23 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Linux/Unix Command Line Interface (CLI)
UK > England
6 months to
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 550 506 550
Rank change year-on-year -44 +44 +51
Permanent jobs citing Linux Command Line 611 849 829
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.47% 0.55% 0.50%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.20% 1.39% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 464 670 532
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.77% +17.78% -10.00%
10th Percentile £31,550 £29,225 £27,790
90th Percentile £92,500 £80,000 £68,625
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year -0.47% +17.22% -10.00%

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 50,728 60,994 66,961
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 39.21% 39.55% 40.59%
Number of salaries quoted 38,311 46,935 50,023
England median annual salary £53,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.90% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,885 £27,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £82,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

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 23 September 2019.

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 23 September 2019. 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 -14 280 £62,500 +8.70% 38
South East -37 120 £45,000 -21.74% 41
North of England +14 78 £45,500 +4.00% 21
South West +15 69 £40,000 +33.33% 15
North West +43 49 £57,500 +76.92% 12
East of England +51 34 £60,000 -4.00% 17
Midlands +38 28 £45,000 +50.00% 5
Yorkshire -20 27 £34,500 -27.37% 9
West Midlands +30 14 £49,362 +64.54% 3
East Midlands +27 14 £40,000 +35.59% 2
North East +18 2 £35,000 -
Linux Command Line
UK

For the 6 months to 23 September 2019, 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.

1 493 (80.69%) Linux
2 262 (42.88%) Python
3 223 (36.50%) AWS
4 209 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
5 208 (34.04%) SQL
6 207 (33.88%) Java
7 195 (31.91%) Git (software)
8 190 (31.10%) DevOps
9 185 (30.28%) Unix
10 176 (28.81%) Docker
11 147 (24.06%) Bash Shell
12 140 (22.91%) Windows
13 128 (20.95%) Problem-Solving
14 124 (20.29%) Kubernetes
14 124 (20.29%) JavaScript
15 123 (20.13%) Jenkins
16 114 (18.66%) Ansible
17 107 (17.51%) Software Engineering
18 106 (17.35%) Test Automation
19 100 (16.37%) Finance
20 98 (16.04%) MySQL
20 98 (16.04%) Terraform
21 97 (15.88%) PHP
22 87 (14.24%) Azure
23 82 (13.42%) Configuration Management
24 73 (11.95%) Degree
25 69 (11.29%) PowerShell
25 69 (11.29%) Algorithms
26 68 (11.13%) Puppet
26 68 (11.13%) Oracle

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 33 (5.40%) Apache
2 31 (5.07%) Apache Spark
2 31 (5.07%) Confluence
2 31 (5.07%) Tomcat
3 23 (3.76%) IIS
4 22 (3.60%) Elasticsearch
5 21 (3.44%) CMS
5 21 (3.44%) OpenStack
5 21 (3.44%) WebLogic
6 17 (2.78%) Drupal
7 15 (2.45%) MS Exchange
7 15 (2.45%) SharePoint
7 15 (2.45%) SharePoint 2013
7 15 (2.45%) WordPress
8 11 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2013
8 11 (1.80%) nginx
9 8 (1.31%) Ethereum
9 8 (1.31%) Hyperledger
10 4 (0.65%) Apache Solr
10 4 (0.65%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (0.82%) Photoshop
2 4 (0.65%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.33%) Adobe After Effects
3 2 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (1.31%) Distributed Ledger
1 8 (1.31%) Magento
1 8 (1.31%) R3 Corda
2 4 (0.65%) CiviCRM
Cloud Services
1 223 (36.50%) AWS
2 87 (14.24%) Azure
3 64 (10.47%) Amazon EC2
4 58 (9.49%) Amazon S3
5 37 (6.06%) GitHub
6 35 (5.73%) GCP
6 35 (5.73%) Serverless
7 31 (5.07%) AWS Lambda
8 26 (4.26%) Amazon ELB
8 26 (4.26%) Slack
9 24 (3.93%) AWS CloudFormation
10 21 (3.44%) Cloud Computing
10 21 (3.44%) Datadog
10 21 (3.44%) SaaS
11 20 (3.27%) Amazon SQS
12 19 (3.11%) Amazon EMR
12 19 (3.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 16 (2.62%) Azure Active Directory
14 15 (2.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 14 (2.29%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 65 (10.64%) Firewall
2 51 (8.35%) VPN
3 48 (7.86%) TCP/IP
4 41 (6.71%) DNS
5 39 (6.38%) SSH
6 33 (5.40%) Internet
7 26 (4.26%) DHCP
8 25 (4.09%) Cisco ASA
9 17 (2.78%) LAN
10 16 (2.62%) HTTP
11 15 (2.45%) Wireshark
12 14 (2.29%) Network Security
13 13 (2.13%) SAN
13 13 (2.13%) WAN
14 11 (1.80%) Cisco Firepower
15 10 (1.64%) SMTP
15 10 (1.64%) VSAN
16 9 (1.47%) SSL
16 9 (1.47%) WLAN
17 8 (1.31%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (16.04%) MySQL
2 64 (10.47%) Amazon RDS
3 63 (10.31%) Big Data
4 52 (8.51%) Hadoop
5 49 (8.02%) SQL Server
6 45 (7.36%) NoSQL
7 44 (7.20%) MongoDB
8 43 (7.04%) Redis
9 34 (5.56%) MariaDB
10 33 (5.40%) Relational Database
11 31 (5.07%) PostgreSQL
12 26 (4.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 17 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
13 17 (2.78%) Oracle Database
14 15 (2.45%) Azure SQL Database
14 15 (2.45%) RDBMS
14 15 (2.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 15 (2.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 15 (2.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 11 (1.80%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 195 (31.91%) Git (software)
2 123 (20.13%) Jenkins
3 63 (10.31%) JIRA
4 33 (5.40%) Subversion
5 26 (4.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 25 (4.09%) Selenium
7 22 (3.60%) Cucumber
8 21 (3.44%) Appium
9 17 (2.78%) Maven
10 16 (2.62%) SoapUI
11 15 (2.45%) Bitbucket
11 15 (2.45%) GoCD
11 15 (2.45%) Team Foundation Server
11 15 (2.45%) Visual Studio
11 15 (2.45%) Visual Studio Team System
12 13 (2.13%) PHPUnit
13 12 (1.96%) RSpec
14 10 (1.64%) Ant
14 10 (1.64%) Gatling
15 9 (1.47%) JMeter
General
1 100 (16.37%) Finance
2 52 (8.51%) Games
3 32 (5.24%) Public Sector
4 31 (5.07%) Retail
5 23 (3.76%) Marketing
6 17 (2.78%) Banking
7 14 (2.29%) Manufacturing
8 13 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
9 12 (1.96%) French Language
9 12 (1.96%) Front Office
9 12 (1.96%) Law
10 10 (1.64%) Investment Banking
10 10 (1.64%) Legal
11 9 (1.47%) Electronics
11 9 (1.47%) Telecoms
12 5 (0.82%) Billing
13 4 (0.65%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.16%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 192 (31.42%) Developer
2 94 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
3 53 (8.67%) Java Developer
4 49 (8.02%) Linux Engineer
5 44 (7.20%) Analyst
6 42 (6.87%) Java Engineer
6 42 (6.87%) Software Engineer
7 41 (6.71%) Cloud Engineer
8 39 (6.38%) Java Programmer
8 39 (6.38%) Programmer
9 37 (6.06%) PHP Developer
10 35 (5.73%) Administrator
11 33 (5.40%) Systems Administrator
12 31 (5.07%) Support Engineer
13 30 (4.91%) Applications Support
14 24 (3.93%) Linux Developer
15 23 (3.76%) Junior
15 23 (3.76%) Python Developer
16 22 (3.60%) Java Software Engineer
16 22 (3.60%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (9.17%) HTML
2 55 (9.00%) JSON
3 51 (8.35%) CSS
4 49 (8.02%) REST
5 42 (6.87%) Web Services
6 41 (6.71%) Node.js
6 41 (6.71%) XML
7 39 (6.38%) .NET
8 34 (5.56%) RESTful
9 33 (5.40%) Kafka
10 32 (5.24%) Symfony
11 30 (4.91%) HTML5
12 27 (4.42%) LAMP
13 25 (4.09%) Laravel
14 23 (3.76%) AngularJS
14 23 (3.76%) jQuery
14 23 (3.76%) Pandas
14 23 (3.76%) Sass
15 22 (3.60%) RabbitMQ
16 21 (3.44%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 69 (11.29%) Algorithms
2 64 (10.47%) Analytical Skills
3 56 (9.17%) Self-Motivation
4 35 (5.73%) Enterprise Software
5 30 (4.91%) Replication
6 28 (4.58%) Data Structures
7 25 (4.09%) Mobile App
8 24 (3.93%) Clustering
9 23 (3.76%) Public Cloud
10 21 (3.44%) Data Centre
11 18 (2.95%) Equities
11 18 (2.95%) VxBlock/Vblock
12 17 (2.78%) User Experience
13 14 (2.29%) Fixed Income
13 14 (2.29%) Virtual Team
14 12 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
14 12 (1.96%) Management Information System
15 11 (1.80%) Bitcoin
15 11 (1.80%) Life Science
15 11 (1.80%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 493 (80.69%) Linux
2 185 (30.28%) Unix
3 140 (22.91%) Windows
4 43 (7.04%) Windows Server
5 40 (6.55%) Ubuntu
6 39 (6.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 31 (5.07%) Android
8 29 (4.75%) Debian
9 25 (4.09%) CentOS
10 20 (3.27%) Apple iOS
10 20 (3.27%) Windows 10
11 18 (2.95%) Windows Server 2008
12 16 (2.62%) Windows 7
13 15 (2.45%) Windows 8
14 10 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
15 8 (1.31%) Mac OS
16 6 (0.98%) Solaris
17 5 (0.82%) Embedded Linux
18 4 (0.65%) AIX
19 3 (0.49%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 209 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
2 190 (31.10%) DevOps
3 128 (20.95%) Problem-Solving
4 107 (17.51%) Software Engineering
5 106 (17.35%) Test Automation
6 82 (13.42%) Configuration Management
7 62 (10.15%) Scrum
8 61 (9.98%) Analytics
9 57 (9.33%) Open Source
10 55 (9.00%) Computer Science
11 54 (8.84%) Continuous Integration
12 50 (8.18%) Multithreading
13 47 (7.69%) Infrastructure as Code
14 46 (7.53%) Unit Testing
15 44 (7.20%) TDD
16 40 (6.55%) OO
17 39 (6.38%) Machine Learning
18 37 (6.06%) Statistics
19 36 (5.89%) Microservices
20 33 (5.40%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 262 (42.88%) Python
2 208 (34.04%) SQL
3 207 (33.88%) Java
4 147 (24.06%) Bash Shell
5 124 (20.29%) JavaScript
6 97 (15.88%) PHP
7 69 (11.29%) PowerShell
8 66 (10.80%) C++
9 64 (10.47%) Ruby
10 55 (9.00%) Shell Script
11 40 (6.55%) Perl
12 34 (5.56%) C#
12 34 (5.56%) Go
13 27 (4.42%) Scala
13 27 (4.42%) TypeScript
14 24 (3.93%) C
15 12 (1.96%) PHP 7
16 10 (1.64%) VB
17 9 (1.47%) Kotlin
18 8 (1.31%) JSX
Qualifications
1 73 (11.95%) Degree
2 44 (7.20%) Security Cleared
3 28 (4.58%) Computer Science Degree
4 23 (3.76%) SC Cleared
5 20 (3.27%) Master's Degree
6 17 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
7 16 (2.62%) PhD
8 14 (2.29%) ISEB
9 13 (2.13%) DV Cleared
10 10 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (1.31%) ISTQB
12 7 (1.15%) CCSA
12 7 (1.15%) CCSE
13 6 (0.98%) AWS Certification
13 6 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (0.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 5 (0.82%) CCNA
14 5 (0.82%) CCNP
14 5 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
14 5 (0.82%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (10.15%) QA
2 17 (2.78%) SLA
3 2 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.33%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.16%) NCSC
4 1 (0.16%) NIST
4 1 (0.16%) RMADS
4 1 (0.16%) WCAG
System Software
1 176 (28.81%) Docker
2 49 (8.02%) Active Directory
3 36 (5.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 31 (5.07%) vSphere
5 29 (4.75%) Hyper-V
6 22 (3.60%) vCloud
7 18 (2.95%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 18 (2.95%) VMware NSX
8 16 (2.62%) LXC
9 12 (1.96%) Virtual Machines
10 8 (1.31%) iptables
10 8 (1.31%) Varnish
11 5 (0.82%) NFS
11 5 (0.82%) ProxySG
12 3 (0.49%) HDFS
13 2 (0.33%) KVM
13 2 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
14 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.16%) Postfix
14 1 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 124 (20.29%) Kubernetes
2 114 (18.66%) Ansible
3 98 (16.04%) Terraform
4 68 (11.13%) Puppet
5 67 (10.97%) Opscode Chef
6 30 (4.91%) Nagios
7 29 (4.75%) Prometheus
8 23 (3.76%) Docker Swarm
9 22 (3.60%) ZABBIX
10 18 (2.95%) Consul
11 17 (2.78%) Kibana
12 14 (2.29%) Packer
13 11 (1.80%) Grafana
14 7 (1.15%) Backup Exec
14 7 (1.15%) logstash
15 6 (0.98%) Avamar
15 6 (0.98%) vCenter Server
16 5 (0.82%) Automic
16 5 (0.82%) Opsgenie
16 5 (0.82%) Salt
Vendors
1 68 (11.13%) Oracle
2 61 (9.98%) VMware
3 46 (7.53%) Cisco
4 38 (6.22%) Microsoft
5 37 (6.06%) Google
6 26 (4.26%) Red Hat
7 18 (2.95%) Splunk
8 16 (2.62%) Palo Alto
9 15 (2.45%) Salesforce.com
10 12 (1.96%) Hortonworks
10 12 (1.96%) Veeam
11 10 (1.64%) Bloomberg
11 10 (1.64%) Cypress Semiconductor
11 10 (1.64%) Fidessa
11 10 (1.64%) New Relic
12 9 (1.47%) Fortinet
12 9 (1.47%) Juniper
12 9 (1.47%) LogicMonitor
12 9 (1.47%) Moogsoft
12 9 (1.47%) Zend