Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Linux/Unix Command Line Interface (CLI)
UK > England
6 months to
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 515 473 516
Rank change year-on-year -42 +43 +81
Permanent jobs citing Linux Command Line 705 973 835
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.52% 0.60% 0.52%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.25% 1.48% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 530 744 671
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +17.65% -10.53%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £71,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +17.65% -5.56%

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 56,329 65,625 64,229
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 41.90% 40.65% 40.25%
Number of salaries quoted 42,947 51,204 51,824
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £81,250
UK median annual salary £53,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +7.00% +3.09% -3.00%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 -18 351 £60,000 - 10
South East -17 123 £50,000 -4.76% 5
North of England +40 95 £47,500 +18.75% 5
South West +10 68 £42,500 +21.43% 7
North West +28 51 £47,500 +17.28% 4
Yorkshire +3 42 £50,000 +33.33% 1
East of England +27 39 £50,000 +42.86% 4
Midlands -5 26 £45,000 +28.57% 3
West Midlands -22 16 £65,000 +73.33% 1
East Midlands +38 10 £35,000 +11.11% 2
North East +18 2 £35,000 +3.70%
Linux Command Line
UK

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 615 (87.23%) Linux
2 316 (44.82%) Python
3 263 (37.30%) Amazon AWS
4 246 (34.89%) Agile Software Development
5 233 (33.05%) SQL
6 216 (30.64%) Java
7 214 (30.35%) DevOps
8 188 (26.67%) Windows
9 184 (26.10%) Git (software)
10 179 (25.39%) Bash Shell
11 171 (24.26%) Docker
11 171 (24.26%) Unix
12 151 (21.42%) Jenkins
13 134 (19.01%) Ansible
14 131 (18.58%) Test Automation
15 118 (16.74%) Terraform
16 116 (16.45%) JavaScript
17 114 (16.17%) Puppet
18 113 (16.03%) Software Engineering
19 112 (15.89%) Finance
20 110 (15.60%) Kubernetes
21 107 (15.18%) MySQL
22 106 (15.04%) Configuration Management
23 104 (14.75%) PHP
24 102 (14.47%) Degree
25 97 (13.76%) Microsoft Azure
26 95 (13.48%) QA
27 94 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
28 91 (12.91%) Ruby
29 89 (12.62%) PowerShell

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 49 (6.95%) Apache
2 45 (6.38%) Tomcat
3 28 (3.97%) Confluence
4 27 (3.83%) WebLogic
5 23 (3.26%) IIS
6 21 (2.98%) nginx
7 15 (2.13%) MS Exchange
7 15 (2.13%) SharePoint
7 15 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
8 14 (1.99%) CMS
9 12 (1.70%) Elasticsearch
10 11 (1.56%) Apache Spark
11 10 (1.42%) Drupal
12 9 (1.28%) OpenStack
13 7 (0.99%) WordPress
14 6 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
14 6 (0.85%) JBoss
15 5 (0.71%) WebSphere
16 4 (0.57%) Apache Pig
16 4 (0.57%) Ethereum
Applications
1 14 (1.99%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.43%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.14%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (1.70%) Magento
2 4 (0.57%) Distributed Ledger
2 4 (0.57%) R3 Corda
3 1 (0.14%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 263 (37.30%) Amazon AWS
2 97 (13.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 78 (11.06%) Amazon S3
4 73 (10.35%) GitHub
5 67 (9.50%) Amazon EC2
6 58 (8.23%) AWS CloudFormation
7 39 (5.53%) Datadog
8 36 (5.11%) Serverless
9 35 (4.96%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 34 (4.82%) Amazon ELB
11 33 (4.68%) AWS Lambda
12 30 (4.26%) Google Cloud Platform
13 27 (3.83%) SaaS
14 25 (3.55%) Slack
15 24 (3.40%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 23 (3.26%) Cloud Computing
17 21 (2.98%) Azure Active Directory
18 20 (2.84%) Amazon Glacier
18 20 (2.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 17 (2.41%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 68 (9.65%) Firewall
2 53 (7.52%) VPN
3 48 (6.81%) SSH
4 46 (6.52%) DNS
5 39 (5.53%) Internet
5 39 (5.53%) TCP/IP
6 25 (3.55%) WAN
7 24 (3.40%) DHCP
8 20 (2.84%) Cisco ASA
8 20 (2.84%) LAN
9 18 (2.55%) HTTP
10 15 (2.13%) VoIP
11 14 (1.99%) Network Security
11 14 (1.99%) Skype
11 14 (1.99%) VLAN
12 13 (1.84%) Wireshark
12 13 (1.84%) WLAN
13 10 (1.42%) BGP
13 10 (1.42%) OSPF
14 9 (1.28%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (15.18%) MySQL
2 74 (10.50%) Amazon RDS
3 60 (8.51%) SQL Server
4 59 (8.37%) NoSQL
5 48 (6.81%) Redis
6 46 (6.52%) Relational Database
7 45 (6.38%) Big Data
7 45 (6.38%) Hadoop
8 42 (5.96%) MongoDB
9 35 (4.96%) PostgreSQL
10 32 (4.54%) MariaDB
11 29 (4.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 29 (4.11%) Apache Cassandra
12 21 (2.98%) Azure SQL Database
12 21 (2.98%) Oracle Database
12 21 (2.98%) RDBMS
13 15 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 15 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 15 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 14 (1.99%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 184 (26.10%) Git (software)
2 151 (21.42%) Jenkins
3 53 (7.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 45 (6.38%) JIRA
5 34 (4.82%) Selenium
6 33 (4.68%) Cucumber
7 24 (3.40%) Appium
8 22 (3.12%) Subversion
9 21 (2.98%) Visual Studio
10 19 (2.70%) Bitbucket
11 18 (2.55%) Vagrant
12 17 (2.41%) GitLab
13 16 (2.27%) CircleCI
13 16 (2.27%) IntelliJ
13 16 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
14 15 (2.13%) Calabash
14 15 (2.13%) Gatling
14 15 (2.13%) JMeter
14 15 (2.13%) Visual Studio Team System
15 13 (1.84%) SoapUI
General
1 112 (15.89%) Finance
2 54 (7.66%) Games
3 30 (4.26%) Banking
4 28 (3.97%) Front Office
4 28 (3.97%) Investment Banking
5 26 (3.69%) Retail
6 25 (3.55%) Marketing
7 20 (2.84%) Billing
8 17 (2.41%) Law
9 16 (2.27%) Legal
10 11 (1.56%) Manufacturing
11 8 (1.13%) Electronics
12 6 (0.85%) Back Office
12 6 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (0.85%) Telecoms
13 2 (0.28%) Greek Language
13 2 (0.28%) Publishing
14 1 (0.14%) Advertising
14 1 (0.14%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 221 (31.35%) Developer
2 100 (14.18%) DevOps Engineer
3 68 (9.65%) Linux Engineer
4 64 (9.08%) Java Developer
5 57 (8.09%) Java Engineer
6 56 (7.94%) Applications Support
7 54 (7.66%) Software Engineer
8 49 (6.95%) Java Programmer
8 49 (6.95%) Programmer
9 48 (6.81%) Analyst
10 44 (6.24%) Cloud Engineer
11 41 (5.82%) Support Engineer
11 41 (5.82%) Systems Administrator
12 39 (5.53%) Administrator
13 38 (5.39%) Java Software Developer
14 35 (4.96%) Junior
15 32 (4.54%) Senior DevOps
15 32 (4.54%) Senior DevOps Engineer
16 31 (4.40%) Developer/Software Engineer
16 31 (4.40%) Linux Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (12.34%) Web Services
2 71 (10.07%) Node.js
3 67 (9.50%) HTML
4 66 (9.36%) CSS
5 60 (8.51%) REST
6 46 (6.52%) JSON
7 44 (6.24%) XML
8 41 (5.82%) .NET
9 40 (5.67%) RESTful
10 33 (4.68%) jQuery
10 33 (4.68%) LAMP
11 32 (4.54%) Elastic Stack
11 32 (4.54%) HTML5
12 29 (4.11%) SOAP
13 24 (3.40%) AngularJS
14 23 (3.26%) CSS3
14 23 (3.26%) Laravel
15 20 (2.84%) Gherkin
15 20 (2.84%) Vue.js
16 19 (2.70%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 72 (10.21%) Analytical Skills
2 65 (9.22%) Self-Motivation
3 64 (9.08%) Algorithms
4 45 (6.38%) Public Cloud
5 44 (6.24%) Fintech
6 27 (3.83%) Equities
7 25 (3.55%) Enterprise Software
8 23 (3.26%) Data Centre
8 23 (3.26%) Fixed Income
9 21 (2.98%) Virtual Team
10 20 (2.84%) Replication
11 17 (2.41%) Management Information System
11 17 (2.41%) User Experience
12 15 (2.13%) Mobile App
12 15 (2.13%) VxBlock/Vblock
13 14 (1.99%) Clustering
14 11 (1.56%) Bitcoin
15 10 (1.42%) Hybrid Cloud
15 10 (1.42%) Social Media
16 7 (0.99%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 615 (87.23%) Linux
2 188 (26.67%) Windows
3 171 (24.26%) Unix
4 70 (9.93%) CentOS
5 66 (9.36%) Windows Server
6 65 (9.22%) Ubuntu
7 49 (6.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 36 (5.11%) Debian
9 31 (4.40%) Windows Server 2008
10 22 (3.12%) Apple iOS
11 19 (2.70%) Android
12 18 (2.55%) Windows 10
13 17 (2.41%) Windows 7
14 15 (2.13%) Windows 8
15 12 (1.70%) DC/OS
16 9 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
17 6 (0.85%) Solaris
17 6 (0.85%) SUSE
18 5 (0.71%) Mac OS
18 5 (0.71%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 246 (34.89%) Agile Software Development
2 214 (30.35%) DevOps
3 131 (18.58%) Test Automation
4 113 (16.03%) Software Engineering
5 106 (15.04%) Configuration Management
6 82 (11.63%) Problem-Solving
7 75 (10.64%) Computer Science
8 74 (10.50%) Continuous Integration
9 62 (8.79%) Open Source
10 57 (8.09%) Scrum
11 55 (7.80%) TDD
12 51 (7.23%) Microservices
12 51 (7.23%) Multithreading
13 50 (7.09%) OO
14 46 (6.52%) Infrastructure as Code
15 45 (6.38%) SDLC
16 43 (6.10%) Performance Testing
16 43 (6.10%) Unit Testing
17 38 (5.39%) Task Automation
18 37 (5.25%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 316 (44.82%) Python
2 233 (33.05%) SQL
3 216 (30.64%) Java
4 179 (25.39%) Bash Shell
5 116 (16.45%) JavaScript
6 104 (14.75%) PHP
7 91 (12.91%) Ruby
8 89 (12.62%) PowerShell
9 86 (12.20%) Shell Script
10 51 (7.23%) Perl
11 48 (6.81%) C++
12 27 (3.83%) C#
13 26 (3.69%) Go
14 17 (2.41%) ES6
15 16 (2.27%) TypeScript
16 14 (1.99%) C
17 11 (1.56%) Apple Swift
18 9 (1.28%) Scala
19 8 (1.13%) Kotlin
20 7 (0.99%) VBA
Qualifications
1 102 (14.47%) Degree
2 77 (10.92%) Security Cleared
3 42 (5.96%) Computer Science Degree
4 40 (5.67%) SC Cleared
5 14 (1.99%) ITIL Certification
5 14 (1.99%) PhD
5 14 (1.99%) Postgraduate
6 11 (1.56%) ISEB
7 9 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (1.13%) CCSA
8 8 (1.13%) CCSE
8 8 (1.13%) DV Cleared
8 8 (1.13%) ISTQB
9 7 (0.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (0.85%) AWS Certification
10 6 (0.85%) MCSE
10 6 (0.85%) RHCE
10 6 (0.85%) VCP5
10 6 (0.85%) VCP6
11 5 (0.71%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (13.48%) QA
2 10 (1.42%) SLA
3 9 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.85%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.57%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.43%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.14%) GDPR
System Software
1 171 (24.26%) Docker
2 61 (8.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (8.37%) Active Directory
4 32 (4.54%) Hyper-V
5 27 (3.83%) vSphere
6 25 (3.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 22 (3.12%) Virtual Machines
8 21 (2.98%) vCloud
9 16 (2.27%) LXC
10 15 (2.13%) VMware NSX
11 14 (1.99%) Varnish
12 12 (1.70%) VirtualBox
13 7 (0.99%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 7 (0.99%) NFS
14 6 (0.85%) iptables
15 4 (0.57%) KVM
16 3 (0.43%) pfSense
16 3 (0.43%) Samba
17 2 (0.28%) Firmware
18 1 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 134 (19.01%) Ansible
2 118 (16.74%) Terraform
3 114 (16.17%) Puppet
4 110 (15.60%) Kubernetes
5 94 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
6 35 (4.96%) Prometheus
7 34 (4.82%) Docker Swarm
8 33 (4.68%) Nagios
9 25 (3.55%) Packer
10 19 (2.70%) ZABBIX
11 14 (1.99%) Consul
12 9 (1.28%) Capistrano
13 8 (1.13%) Grafana
14 7 (0.99%) Automic
14 7 (0.99%) Kibana
14 7 (0.99%) SELinux
15 6 (0.85%) Ambari
15 6 (0.85%) FortiGate
15 6 (0.85%) HAProxy
16 4 (0.57%) Salt
Vendors
1 86 (12.20%) VMware
2 84 (11.91%) Oracle
3 62 (8.79%) Microsoft
4 49 (6.95%) Red Hat
5 47 (6.67%) Cisco
6 40 (5.67%) New Relic
7 35 (4.96%) Google
8 19 (2.70%) Citrix
9 17 (2.41%) SolarWinds
9 17 (2.41%) Splunk
10 16 (2.27%) Bloomberg
10 16 (2.27%) Fidessa
11 15 (2.13%) Juniper
12 14 (1.99%) Palo Alto
13 11 (1.56%) CheckPoint
13 11 (1.56%) Veeam
14 10 (1.42%) SAP
15 9 (1.28%) Apple
15 9 (1.28%) Atlassian
15 9 (1.28%) Brocade