Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Linux/Unix Command Line Interface (CLI)
UK > England
6 months to
17 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 460 521 550
Rank change year-on-year +61 +29 -44
Permanent jobs citing Linux Command Line 679 157 599
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.62% 0.36% 0.47%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.51% 1.00% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 295 131 464
10th Percentile £27,050 £28,750 £30,325
25th Percentile £40,625 £38,375 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £47,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +15.79% -13.64% +4.76%
75th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £73,750
90th Percentile £77,000 £77,500 £92,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +15.79% -9.52% -

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 44,838 15,718 45,045
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.96% 35.71% 35.51%
Number of salaries quoted 27,220 13,098 34,784
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £38,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £81,250 £78,750 £75,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £100,000 £91,250
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £54,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +6.48% +2.86%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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
South East +59 268 £40,000 -20.00% 16
London -88 240 £65,000 +36.84% 38
North of England -75 100 £60,000 +9.09% 13
Yorkshire -54 61 £60,000 - 4
North West -76 39 £60,000 +33.33% 8
South West -73 30 £45,000 +12.50% 9
Midlands -96 28 £32,500 -27.78% 15
West Midlands -93 23 £32,500 -45.83% 9
East of England -103 11 £62,500 +78.57% 4
East Midlands -75 5 £30,000 +4.35% 6
Linux Command Line
UK

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 546 (80.41%) Linux
2 369 (54.34%) Agile Software Development
3 359 (52.87%) DevOps
4 346 (50.96%) Python
5 337 (49.63%) Git (software)
6 329 (48.45%) Java
7 297 (43.74%) Software Engineering
8 290 (42.71%) Finance
9 281 (41.38%) Ansible
10 280 (41.24%) React
11 279 (41.09%) Unix
12 274 (40.35%) Azure
12 274 (40.35%) Node.js
13 271 (39.91%) CSS
14 268 (39.47%) Jenkins
15 258 (38.00%) PostgreSQL
16 252 (37.11%) Redis
17 251 (36.97%) AWS
18 246 (36.23%) Computer Science
19 244 (35.94%) Groovy
20 242 (35.64%) Shell Script
21 241 (35.49%) AngularJS
22 237 (34.90%) Degree
23 232 (34.17%) MariaDB
24 230 (33.87%) Docker
25 227 (33.43%) Apache
26 222 (32.70%) Spring
27 214 (31.52%) Microservices
28 212 (31.22%) JSON
29 211 (31.08%) GitHub

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
1 227 (33.43%) Apache
2 191 (28.13%) Apache Spark
3 181 (26.66%) GemFire
4 37 (5.45%) Elasticsearch
5 31 (4.57%) nginx
6 30 (4.42%) IIS
7 27 (3.98%) MS Exchange
8 26 (3.83%) Exchange Server 2013
9 10 (1.47%) Apache Airflow
10 7 (1.03%) Cloud Foundry
10 7 (1.03%) Confluence
11 5 (0.74%) Drupal
11 5 (0.74%) Tomcat
11 5 (0.74%) WordPress
12 4 (0.59%) CMS
12 4 (0.59%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.15%) JBoss
13 1 (0.15%) Joomla!
13 1 (0.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 1 (0.15%) Umbraco
Applications
1 15 (2.21%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (1.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (1.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (0.59%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.29%) Sketch
5 1 (0.15%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.15%) Adobe XD
5 1 (0.15%) Figma
Business Applications
1 5 (0.74%) Magento
2 2 (0.29%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
3 1 (0.15%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 274 (40.35%) Azure
2 251 (36.97%) AWS
3 211 (31.08%) GitHub
4 179 (26.36%) GCP
5 123 (18.11%) Amazon Kinesis
6 75 (11.05%) Azure Cosmos DB
7 71 (10.46%) Datadog
8 65 (9.57%) OpenShift
9 55 (8.10%) Pulumi
10 30 (4.42%) npm
11 29 (4.27%) Yarn
12 28 (4.12%) SaaS
13 20 (2.95%) Amazon EC2
14 18 (2.65%) Fastly
15 16 (2.36%) Serverless
16 15 (2.21%) Amazon S3
17 11 (1.62%) AWS CloudFormation
17 11 (1.62%) AWS Lambda
18 10 (1.47%) Amazon SQS
18 10 (1.47%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 71 (10.46%) Firewall
2 48 (7.07%) DNS
3 39 (5.74%) VPN
4 36 (5.30%) DHCP
5 34 (5.01%) HTTP
6 19 (2.80%) TCP/IP
7 17 (2.50%) SSH
8 15 (2.21%) Wireshark
9 14 (2.06%) Internet
10 13 (1.91%) tcpdump
11 8 (1.18%) BIG-IP
11 8 (1.18%) Sourcefire
12 7 (1.03%) LAN
12 7 (1.03%) SAN
13 6 (0.88%) IPv4
13 6 (0.88%) IPv6
13 6 (0.88%) Radio Access Network
13 6 (0.88%) SNMP
13 6 (0.88%) VoIP
14 5 (0.74%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 258 (38.00%) PostgreSQL
2 252 (37.11%) Redis
3 232 (34.17%) MariaDB
4 192 (28.28%) NoSQL
5 189 (27.84%) HBase
6 158 (23.27%) Relational Database
7 143 (21.06%) Big Data
8 85 (12.52%) MySQL
9 69 (10.16%) MongoDB
10 54 (7.95%) Azure SQL Database
11 19 (2.80%) Metadata
12 17 (2.50%) Hadoop
12 17 (2.50%) SQL Server
13 13 (1.91%) Amazon RDS
14 11 (1.62%) Apache Hive
15 7 (1.03%) Apache Cassandra
15 7 (1.03%) OLTP
15 7 (1.03%) Oracle Database
16 5 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
17 4 (0.59%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 337 (49.63%) Git (software)
2 268 (39.47%) Jenkins
3 189 (27.84%) Cucumber
4 186 (27.39%) IntelliJ
5 185 (27.25%) Cypress.io
5 185 (27.25%) JUnit
6 184 (27.10%) Eclipse
7 182 (26.80%) Sonatype Nexus
8 181 (26.66%) Gradle
8 181 (26.66%) Protractor
8 181 (26.66%) Storybook
9 174 (25.63%) Mockito
10 123 (18.11%) Artifactory
11 84 (12.37%) SonarQube
12 59 (8.69%) webpack
13 54 (7.95%) Team Foundation Server
14 46 (6.77%) gulp
15 29 (4.27%) JIRA
16 12 (1.77%) Bitbucket
17 8 (1.18%) GitLab
General
1 290 (42.71%) Finance
2 209 (30.78%) Banking
3 208 (30.63%) Law
4 191 (28.13%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 100 (14.73%) Social Skills
6 64 (9.43%) Public Sector
7 46 (6.77%) Marketing
8 26 (3.83%) Legal
9 22 (3.24%) Analytical Skills
10 20 (2.95%) Retail
11 18 (2.65%) Telecoms
12 16 (2.36%) Investment Banking
13 11 (1.62%) Manufacturing
14 8 (1.18%) Electronics
15 6 (0.88%) Presentation Skills
16 5 (0.74%) Documentation Skills
17 3 (0.44%) Financial Institution
17 3 (0.44%) Games
18 2 (0.29%) Advertising
19 1 (0.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 207 (30.49%) Software Engineer
2 162 (23.86%) Developer
3 90 (13.25%) DevOps Engineer
4 76 (11.19%) Principal Engineer
4 76 (11.19%) Principal Software Engineer
5 75 (11.05%) Azure Engineer
6 57 (8.39%) Lead Software Engineer
7 56 (8.25%) Azure DevOps
7 56 (8.25%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 46 (6.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 46 (6.77%) Lead Developer
9 44 (6.48%) Software Developer
10 41 (6.04%) Lead Software Developer
11 34 (5.01%) Senior Software Engineer
12 33 (4.86%) Python Engineer
13 30 (4.42%) Administrator
13 30 (4.42%) Systems Administrator
14 28 (4.12%) Cloud Engineer
15 27 (3.98%) PHP Developer
16 26 (3.83%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 280 (41.24%) React
2 274 (40.35%) Node.js
3 271 (39.91%) CSS
4 241 (35.49%) AngularJS
5 222 (32.70%) Spring
6 212 (31.22%) JSON
7 209 (30.78%) Kafka
8 206 (30.34%) Redux
9 204 (30.04%) Express
10 185 (27.25%) Spark Streaming
10 185 (27.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 184 (27.10%) RESTful
12 183 (26.95%) Tailwind CSS
13 175 (25.77%) Play Framework
14 174 (25.63%) WireMock
15 139 (20.47%) LAMP
16 136 (20.03%) RabbitMQ
17 129 (19.00%) LAPP Stack
18 85 (12.52%) HTML
19 75 (11.05%) ARM Templates
Miscellaneous
1 120 (17.67%) User Experience
2 87 (12.81%) Self-Motivation
3 36 (5.30%) Data Centre
4 31 (4.57%) Public Cloud
5 21 (3.09%) Greenfield Project
6 19 (2.80%) Blog
6 19 (2.80%) Private Cloud
7 16 (2.36%) Algorithms
8 15 (2.21%) Enterprise Storage
8 15 (2.21%) Equities
8 15 (2.21%) Mobile App
9 10 (1.47%) Management Information System
10 9 (1.33%) Virtual Team
11 8 (1.18%) Cloud Native
11 8 (1.18%) Cyber Defence
11 8 (1.18%) Internet of Things
12 7 (1.03%) Hybrid Cloud
13 6 (0.88%) Data Protection Act
14 5 (0.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 5 (0.74%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 546 (80.41%) Linux
2 279 (41.09%) Unix
3 125 (18.41%) Windows
4 58 (8.54%) Windows Server
5 32 (4.71%) Ubuntu
6 30 (4.42%) Windows Server 2012
7 29 (4.27%) Windows Server 2016
8 26 (3.83%) Windows Server 2019
9 13 (1.91%) CentOS
10 11 (1.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (1.47%) Windows 10
12 6 (0.88%) Windows 7
13 5 (0.74%) Mac OS
14 4 (0.59%) Amazon Linux
15 3 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
16 2 (0.29%) Alpine Linux
16 2 (0.29%) Apple iOS
16 2 (0.29%) Oracle Linux
17 1 (0.15%) Kali Linux
17 1 (0.15%) Robot Operating System
Processes & Methodologies
1 369 (54.34%) Agile Software Development
2 359 (52.87%) DevOps
3 297 (43.74%) Software Engineering
4 246 (36.23%) Computer Science
5 214 (31.52%) Microservices
6 208 (30.63%) Full Stack Development
7 185 (27.25%) Digital Banking
7 185 (27.25%) Validation
8 181 (26.66%) Cross-Browser Testing
9 164 (24.15%) Open Source
10 153 (22.53%) OO
11 147 (21.65%) Business Continuity
12 140 (20.62%) Software Testing
13 132 (19.44%) TDD
14 131 (19.29%) High Availability
15 128 (18.85%) Performance Monitoring
16 125 (18.41%) Clean Code
17 121 (17.82%) BDD
18 120 (17.67%) Scaled Agile Framework
19 119 (17.53%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 346 (50.96%) Python
2 329 (48.45%) Java
3 244 (35.94%) Groovy
4 242 (35.64%) Shell Script
5 206 (30.34%) JavaScript
6 177 (26.07%) SQL
7 149 (21.94%) Bash Shell
8 141 (20.77%) PowerShell
9 129 (19.00%) PHP
10 99 (14.58%) TypeScript
11 94 (13.84%) Go
12 73 (10.75%) ES6
13 69 (10.16%) Ruby
14 57 (8.39%) C#
15 47 (6.92%) Perl
16 20 (2.95%) T-SQL
17 19 (2.80%) C++
18 16 (2.36%) Scala
19 13 (1.91%) R
20 9 (1.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 237 (34.90%) Degree
2 176 (25.92%) OCP
2 176 (25.92%) Oracle Certification
3 41 (6.04%) Computer Science Degree
4 36 (5.30%) Security Cleared
5 15 (2.21%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (2.06%) CCNP
7 7 (1.03%) CCNA
8 5 (0.74%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.59%) AWS Certification
10 3 (0.44%) CISSP
10 3 (0.44%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.15%) CCIE
11 1 (0.15%) CEH
11 1 (0.15%) GIAC
11 1 (0.15%) OSCP
11 1 (0.15%) SANS
11 1 (0.15%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.21%) GRC
2 14 (2.06%) QA
3 4 (0.59%) Accessibility
4 3 (0.44%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.29%) SLA
6 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.15%) GDPR
6 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.15%) NCSC
6 1 (0.15%) NIST
System Software
1 230 (33.87%) Docker
2 189 (27.84%) HDFS
3 145 (21.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 46 (6.77%) Active Directory
5 26 (3.83%) Virtual Machines
6 17 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
7 15 (2.21%) VMware NSX
8 8 (1.18%) Virtual Servers
9 7 (1.03%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 7 (1.03%) Hyper-V
10 4 (0.59%) NFS
11 3 (0.44%) Ceph
12 2 (0.29%) pfSense
13 1 (0.15%) iptables
13 1 (0.15%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.15%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 281 (41.38%) Ansible
2 154 (22.68%) Kubernetes
3 120 (17.67%) Opscode Chef
4 103 (15.17%) Terraform
5 77 (11.34%) Puppet
6 70 (10.31%) Prometheus
7 59 (8.69%) Grafana
8 29 (4.27%) Hadoop YARN
9 16 (2.36%) Failover Clustering
9 16 (2.36%) SCCM
10 6 (0.88%) Nmap
10 6 (0.88%) OpenNMS
10 6 (0.88%) Salt
11 5 (0.74%) Packer
12 4 (0.59%) Nagios
12 4 (0.59%) ZABBIX
13 3 (0.44%) Computer Incident Response Team
13 3 (0.44%) Consul
13 3 (0.44%) Graylog
13 3 (0.44%) Icinga
Vendors
1 207 (30.49%) VMware
2 183 (26.95%) Okta
3 114 (16.79%) Microsoft
4 63 (9.28%) Cisco
5 57 (8.39%) New Relic
6 54 (7.95%) SaltStack
7 39 (5.74%) Oracle
8 26 (3.83%) Google
9 22 (3.24%) Splunk
10 19 (2.80%) EMC
10 19 (2.80%) Sybase
11 18 (2.65%) NetApp
11 18 (2.65%) Red Hat
12 11 (1.62%) Zend
13 10 (1.47%) Dell
14 9 (1.33%) SAP
15 6 (0.88%) Apple
15 6 (0.88%) F5
16 5 (0.74%) Sun
17 4 (0.59%) CheckPoint