Period
to 14 May 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 14 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Linux/Unix Command Line Interface (CLI)
UK > England
6 months to
14 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 451 538 523
Rank change year-on-year +87 -15 -28
Permanent jobs citing Linux Command Line 479 391 703
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.60% 0.44% 0.53%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.64% 1.25% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 302 319 528
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,250 £31,250
25th Percentile £36,938 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £56,217 £52,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.08% -4.55% +10.00%
75th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £74,750 £75,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

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 29,225 31,220 46,652
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 36.37% 34.80% 34.89%
Number of salaries quoted 20,143 24,737 35,778
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £38,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £56,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.68% +1.82% +7.84%
75th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £96,250 £96,250 £90,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +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 14 May 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 14 May 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 +25 164 £61,750 +12.27% 39
North of England +65 116 £60,000 +20.00% 18
South East +89 115 £39,500 -34.17% 16
Yorkshire +58 89 £60,000 +20.00% 7
South West -35 34 £40,000 -1.23% 6
East of England +39 28 £57,500 +91.67% 4
North West +24 26 £60,000 +33.33% 10
Midlands -14 18 £30,000 -33.33% 14
West Midlands -3 12 £26,500 -46.31% 12
East Midlands -7 6 £35,000 -17.65% 2
North East - 1 £45,000 - 1
Linux Command Line
UK

For the 6 months to 14 May 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.

1 383 (79.96%) Linux
2 233 (48.64%) Python
3 214 (44.68%) DevOps
4 205 (42.80%) Docker
5 184 (38.41%) JavaScript
6 175 (36.53%) Git (software)
7 164 (34.24%) Agile Software Development
8 163 (34.03%) Kubernetes
9 158 (32.99%) Terraform
10 153 (31.94%) AWS
11 152 (31.73%) PHP
12 145 (30.27%) PostgreSQL
13 144 (30.06%) Bash Shell
14 141 (29.44%) MySQL
14 141 (29.44%) Java
15 140 (29.23%) Azure
16 139 (29.02%) Ansible
17 136 (28.39%) Jenkins
18 123 (25.68%) PowerShell
19 117 (24.43%) SQL
20 116 (24.22%) Unix
21 114 (23.80%) Infrastructure as Code
22 108 (22.55%) Node.js
23 105 (21.92%) Analytics
24 103 (21.50%) Groovy
25 102 (21.29%) Finance
26 99 (20.67%) CSS
26 99 (20.67%) Redis
27 89 (18.58%) MariaDB
28 86 (17.95%) Problem-Solving

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 69 (14.41%) Apache
2 39 (8.14%) Apache Airflow
3 36 (7.52%) Apache Spark
4 35 (7.31%) GemFire
5 17 (3.55%) IIS
6 16 (3.34%) nginx
7 13 (2.71%) Confluence
8 10 (2.09%) Drupal
9 9 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2013
9 9 (1.88%) MS Exchange
9 9 (1.88%) WordPress
10 7 (1.46%) Elasticsearch
11 5 (1.04%) CMS
11 5 (1.04%) Facebook Platform
12 4 (0.84%) EPiServer
13 2 (0.42%) WebSphere
14 1 (0.21%) SharePoint
14 1 (0.21%) Skype for Business
14 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (2.30%) Photoshop
2 9 (1.88%) Sketch
3 7 (1.46%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (1.04%) Adobe After Effects
4 5 (1.04%) Adobe XD
4 5 (1.04%) Figma
5 4 (0.84%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (0.84%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (0.84%) Fireworks
6 3 (0.63%) Houdini
6 3 (0.63%) Maya
6 3 (0.63%) NUKE
7 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Excel
7 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Office
7 1 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.42%) Magento
2 1 (0.21%) Bloomberg TOMS
2 1 (0.21%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 153 (31.94%) AWS
2 140 (29.23%) Azure
3 67 (13.99%) GCP
4 58 (12.11%) Datadog
5 56 (11.69%) Pulumi
6 54 (11.27%) Azure Cosmos DB
7 47 (9.81%) GitHub
8 27 (5.64%) Amazon EKS
9 18 (3.76%) AWS CloudFormation
10 16 (3.34%) Amazon S3
11 15 (3.13%) Amazon ECS
11 15 (3.13%) SaaS
12 14 (2.92%) Serverless
13 13 (2.71%) Amazon EC2
13 13 (2.71%) Yarn
14 11 (2.30%) Amazon Kinesis
14 11 (2.30%) Microsoft 365
14 11 (2.30%) npm
14 11 (2.30%) OpenShift
15 10 (2.09%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 77 (16.08%) Firewall
2 28 (5.85%) DNS
3 24 (5.01%) DHCP
4 16 (3.34%) VPN
5 15 (3.13%) SSH
6 9 (1.88%) SSL
6 9 (1.88%) TCP/IP
7 8 (1.67%) Broadband
8 7 (1.46%) HTTPS
8 7 (1.46%) NAS
8 7 (1.46%) SAN
9 6 (1.25%) HTTP
10 5 (1.04%) Intrusion Detection
10 5 (1.04%) VLAN
10 5 (1.04%) Wireless
11 4 (0.84%) DSL
11 4 (0.84%) FTP
11 4 (0.84%) Internet
11 4 (0.84%) Intranet
11 4 (0.84%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (30.27%) PostgreSQL
2 141 (29.44%) MySQL
3 99 (20.67%) Redis
4 89 (18.58%) MariaDB
5 67 (13.99%) MongoDB
6 61 (12.73%) Big Data
7 55 (11.48%) Azure SQL Database
8 50 (10.44%) Relational Database
8 50 (10.44%) SQL Server
9 35 (7.31%) HBase
10 33 (6.89%) NoSQL
11 14 (2.92%) Amazon RDS
12 12 (2.51%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (1.67%) Amazon Redshift
13 8 (1.67%) Oracle Database
14 6 (1.25%) Hazelcast
14 6 (1.25%) ObjectStore
15 3 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
15 3 (0.63%) InfluxDB
16 2 (0.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 175 (36.53%) Git (software)
2 136 (28.39%) Jenkins
3 57 (11.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 48 (10.02%) Cucumber
5 46 (9.60%) JUnit
6 45 (9.39%) Sonatype Nexus
7 44 (9.19%) JIRA
8 41 (8.56%) Mockito
9 37 (7.72%) Storybook
10 36 (7.52%) Cypress.io
11 35 (7.31%) Eclipse
11 35 (7.31%) Gradle
11 35 (7.31%) IntelliJ
11 35 (7.31%) Protractor
12 20 (4.18%) GitLab
13 17 (3.55%) Postman
14 13 (2.71%) webpack
15 11 (2.30%) Artifactory
15 11 (2.30%) Selenium
16 10 (2.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 102 (21.29%) Finance
2 86 (17.95%) Social Skills
3 54 (11.27%) Banking
4 48 (10.02%) Law
5 33 (6.89%) Public Sector
6 23 (4.80%) Games
7 18 (3.76%) Marketing
8 15 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (2.92%) Retail
10 11 (2.30%) Manufacturing
10 11 (2.30%) Organisational Skills
11 9 (1.88%) Legal
11 9 (1.88%) Telecoms
12 6 (1.25%) Electronics
12 6 (1.25%) Investment Banking
13 5 (1.04%) Local Government
14 4 (0.84%) Aerospace
14 4 (0.84%) Automotive
15 2 (0.42%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.42%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 154 (32.15%) Developer
2 94 (19.62%) DevOps Engineer
3 73 (15.24%) Azure Engineer
4 65 (13.57%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 63 (13.15%) Azure DevOps
6 46 (9.60%) PHP Developer
7 43 (8.98%) Senior Developer
8 31 (6.47%) Software Developer
9 28 (5.85%) Linux Engineer
10 27 (5.64%) Machine Learning Engineer
10 27 (5.64%) Operations Engineer
11 26 (5.43%) Full Stack Developer
11 26 (5.43%) JavaScript Developer
11 26 (5.43%) Lead Developer
12 25 (5.22%) Software Engineer
13 23 (4.80%) Administrator
13 23 (4.80%) Web Developer
14 19 (3.97%) Systems Administrator
15 18 (3.76%) Architect
15 18 (3.76%) Senior Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (22.55%) Node.js
2 99 (20.67%) CSS
3 86 (17.95%) HTML
4 77 (16.08%) React
5 70 (14.61%) RESTful
6 67 (13.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 65 (13.57%) AngularJS
8 57 (11.90%) JSON
9 55 (11.48%) Laravel
10 52 (10.86%) Spring
11 50 (10.44%) LAMP
12 47 (9.81%) Kafka
13 46 (9.60%) Express
14 44 (9.19%) Vue.js
15 43 (8.98%) Tailwind CSS
16 42 (8.77%) Redux
17 41 (8.56%) HTML5
18 38 (7.93%) Sass
18 38 (7.93%) Velocity
19 37 (7.72%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 34 (7.10%) Self-Motivation
2 21 (4.38%) Data Centre
3 18 (3.76%) Mobile App
3 18 (3.76%) User Experience
4 14 (2.92%) Management Information System
5 13 (2.71%) Public Cloud
5 13 (2.71%) Social Media
6 12 (2.51%) LIMS
6 12 (2.51%) NHS
7 11 (2.30%) Greenfield Project
8 10 (2.09%) Private Cloud
9 7 (1.46%) Enterprise Storage
9 7 (1.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 6 (1.25%) Cybercrime
10 6 (1.25%) Market Risk
11 5 (1.04%) Derivative
11 5 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.04%) Video Conferencing
12 4 (0.84%) Clustering
12 4 (0.84%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 383 (79.96%) Linux
2 116 (24.22%) Unix
3 79 (16.49%) Windows
4 46 (9.60%) Ubuntu
5 37 (7.72%) Windows Server
6 24 (5.01%) Debian
7 20 (4.18%) CentOS
7 20 (4.18%) Windows Server 2016
8 16 (3.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 15 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (1.88%) Windows Server 2019
11 7 (1.46%) VMS
11 7 (1.46%) Windows 7
11 7 (1.46%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (1.25%) Kali Linux
12 6 (1.25%) Oracle Linux
13 4 (0.84%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.63%) Amazon Linux
14 3 (0.63%) Fedora
15 2 (0.42%) Alpine Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (44.68%) DevOps
2 164 (34.24%) Agile Software Development
3 114 (23.80%) Infrastructure as Code
4 105 (21.92%) Analytics
5 86 (17.95%) Problem-Solving
6 79 (16.49%) Computer Science
7 78 (16.28%) Configuration Management
8 73 (15.24%) Continuous Integration
9 62 (12.94%) Software Engineering
10 59 (12.32%) Continuous Delivery
10 59 (12.32%) Microservices
11 54 (11.27%) Scrum
11 54 (11.27%) Web Application Development
12 52 (10.86%) Web Development
13 49 (10.23%) Machine Learning
14 48 (10.02%) Workflow
15 47 (9.81%) Validation
16 44 (9.19%) Data Science
17 43 (8.98%) MVC
18 40 (8.35%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 233 (48.64%) Python
2 184 (38.41%) JavaScript
3 152 (31.73%) PHP
4 144 (30.06%) Bash Shell
5 141 (29.44%) Java
6 123 (25.68%) PowerShell
7 117 (24.43%) SQL
8 103 (21.50%) Groovy
9 74 (15.45%) TypeScript
10 73 (15.24%) Ruby
11 71 (14.82%) C#
12 67 (13.99%) Shell Script
13 63 (13.15%) Go
14 32 (6.68%) ES6
15 28 (5.85%) Perl
16 25 (5.22%) PHP 7
17 10 (2.09%) R
17 10 (2.09%) Scala
18 9 (1.88%) C
18 9 (1.88%) C++
Qualifications
1 86 (17.95%) Degree
2 35 (7.31%) OCP
2 35 (7.31%) Oracle Certification
3 23 (4.80%) Computer Science Degree
4 20 (4.18%) Security Cleared
5 11 (2.30%) SC Cleared
6 10 (2.09%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (1.25%) AWS Certification
8 4 (0.84%) ISEB
8 4 (0.84%) TOGAF Certification
9 3 (0.63%) CSPO
9 3 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.63%) RHCE
9 3 (0.63%) RHCSA
10 2 (0.42%) CCNA
10 2 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.42%) CISSP
10 2 (0.42%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.42%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.76%) QA
2 9 (1.88%) GDPR
3 8 (1.67%) ISO 9001
3 8 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.84%) SLA
4 4 (0.84%) WAI
4 4 (0.84%) WCAG
5 2 (0.42%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 205 (42.80%) Docker
2 42 (8.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (7.31%) HDFS
4 20 (4.18%) Active Directory
4 20 (4.18%) Hyper-V
5 15 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (1.46%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (1.25%) NFS
7 6 (1.25%) Samba
7 6 (1.25%) VMware NSX
8 5 (1.04%) LXC
9 4 (0.84%) Oracle RAC
9 4 (0.84%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (0.63%) Postfix
10 3 (0.63%) qmail
10 3 (0.63%) Sendmail
10 3 (0.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 3 (0.63%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 3 (0.63%) vSphere
10 3 (0.63%) Xen
Systems Management
1 163 (34.03%) Kubernetes
2 158 (32.99%) Terraform
3 139 (29.02%) Ansible
4 71 (14.82%) Opscode Chef
5 70 (14.61%) Puppet
6 59 (12.32%) Prometheus
7 58 (12.11%) Grafana
8 13 (2.71%) Failover Clustering
9 8 (1.67%) SCCM
10 6 (1.25%) NetBackup
11 5 (1.04%) Docker Swarm
11 5 (1.04%) HAProxy
11 5 (1.04%) Nessus
11 5 (1.04%) Nmap
12 4 (0.84%) Single Sign-On
13 3 (0.63%) Graylog
13 3 (0.63%) Icinga
13 3 (0.63%) Jamf Pro
13 3 (0.63%) SELinux
13 3 (0.63%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 58 (12.11%) VMware
2 56 (11.69%) SaltStack
3 54 (11.27%) Google
3 54 (11.27%) Microsoft
3 54 (11.27%) New Relic
4 35 (7.31%) Okta
5 29 (6.05%) Red Hat
6 27 (5.64%) Cisco
7 23 (4.80%) Splunk
8 21 (4.38%) Zend
9 19 (3.97%) Oracle
10 13 (2.71%) EMC
11 12 (2.51%) NetApp
12 10 (2.09%) IBM
13 9 (1.88%) Adobe
13 9 (1.88%) HP
14 7 (1.46%) Brocade
15 6 (1.25%) Atlassian
15 6 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
15 6 (1.25%) SAP