Period
to 28 March 2020

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 28 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Linux/Unix Command Line Interface (CLI)
UK > England
6 months to
28 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 512 515 492
Rank change year-on-year +3 -23 +50
Permanent jobs citing Linux Command Line 538 740 953
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.49% 0.54% 0.58%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.27% 1.36% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 453 603 792
Median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +10.53% +18.75%

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 42,524 54,508 63,342
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 38.83% 39.64% 38.40%
Number of salaries quoted 32,778 41,542 50,153
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £30,750 £29,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £87,500 £83,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 28 March 2020.

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 28 March 2020. 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 +24 286 £62,500 +4.17% 52
South East +14 95 £50,000 +5.26% 36
South West +32 61 £40,000 -5.88% 12
North of England +30 44 £50,000 +5.26% 8
Midlands +51 31 £49,362 -24.06% 6
North West +22 26 £45,000 +30.43% 2
West Midlands +45 21 £49,362 -29.48% 5
East of England +44 20 £30,000 -33.33% 11
Yorkshire +22 18 £50,000 - 5
East Midlands +24 10 £42,500 +21.43% 1
Linux Command Line
UK

For the 6 months to 28 March 2020, 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.

1 448 (83.27%) Linux
2 257 (47.77%) Python
3 191 (35.50%) Git (software)
4 175 (32.53%) Java
5 174 (32.34%) Bash Shell
6 173 (32.16%) AWS
7 155 (28.81%) Windows
8 149 (27.70%) Agile Software Development
9 147 (27.32%) SQL
10 138 (25.65%) JavaScript
11 128 (23.79%) Docker
12 124 (23.05%) MySQL
13 121 (22.49%) DevOps
14 116 (21.56%) HTML
15 113 (21.00%) CSS
16 112 (20.82%) PHP
17 110 (20.45%) Unix
18 96 (17.84%) Software Engineering
19 92 (17.10%) Test Automation
20 91 (16.91%) Azure
20 91 (16.91%) PowerShell
21 89 (16.54%) Degree
22 87 (16.17%) Finance
23 84 (15.61%) Ansible
24 83 (15.43%) OO
25 82 (15.24%) Kubernetes
26 81 (15.06%) Jenkins
27 80 (14.87%) Problem-Solving
28 79 (14.68%) Terraform
29 76 (14.13%) Computer Science

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 51 (9.48%) Apache
2 48 (8.92%) IIS
3 33 (6.13%) Tomcat
4 28 (5.20%) WordPress
5 22 (4.09%) CMS
5 22 (4.09%) Confluence
6 19 (3.53%) WebSphere
7 18 (3.35%) CICS
7 18 (3.35%) JBoss
8 17 (3.16%) Drupal
9 15 (2.79%) nginx
10 14 (2.60%) MS Exchange
10 14 (2.60%) SharePoint
11 10 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2013
12 9 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
13 8 (1.49%) WildFly
14 6 (1.12%) Apache Spark
14 6 (1.12%) OpenStack
14 6 (1.12%) WebLogic
15 5 (0.93%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (0.93%) Photoshop
2 3 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (0.56%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.37%) Adobe Premiere
3 2 (0.37%) Avid Media Composer
3 2 (0.37%) Final Cut Pro
3 2 (0.37%) Mozilla Thunderbird
4 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 16 (2.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.86%) Magento
3 7 (1.30%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.93%) CiviCRM
5 1 (0.19%) Eikon
5 1 (0.19%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 173 (32.16%) AWS
2 91 (16.91%) Azure
3 45 (8.36%) Amazon S3
4 36 (6.69%) Amazon EC2
5 32 (5.95%) GitHub
6 30 (5.58%) IaaS
6 30 (5.58%) Office 365
6 30 (5.58%) Serverless
7 29 (5.39%) AWS CloudFormation
8 27 (5.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 26 (4.83%) OpenShift
10 25 (4.65%) SaaS
11 24 (4.46%) npm
12 22 (4.09%) AWS Lambda
13 20 (3.72%) Route 53
14 16 (2.97%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 14 (2.60%) Amazon ELB
15 14 (2.60%) Datadog
15 14 (2.60%) PaaS
16 13 (2.42%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 67 (12.45%) TCP/IP
2 55 (10.22%) Firewall
3 50 (9.29%) DNS
4 47 (8.74%) Internet
5 36 (6.69%) VPN
6 31 (5.76%) DHCP
7 23 (4.28%) VoIP
8 21 (3.90%) SSH
9 20 (3.72%) SAN
10 15 (2.79%) HTTP
11 13 (2.42%) Network Security
11 13 (2.42%) RFID
12 12 (2.23%) LAN
13 11 (2.04%) WAN
14 10 (1.86%) MQTT
14 10 (1.86%) Wireshark
15 9 (1.67%) MPLS
15 9 (1.67%) SSL
15 9 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
16 8 (1.49%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (23.05%) MySQL
2 62 (11.52%) SQL Server
3 51 (9.48%) PostgreSQL
4 42 (7.81%) Relational Database
5 40 (7.43%) Redis
6 38 (7.06%) NoSQL
7 29 (5.39%) Hadoop
8 28 (5.20%) Big Data
9 24 (4.46%) Amazon RDS
10 22 (4.09%) DB2
11 19 (3.53%) MariaDB
11 19 (3.53%) RDBMS
12 14 (2.60%) Apache Cassandra
13 12 (2.23%) Data Warehouse
14 10 (1.86%) Amazon Aurora
14 10 (1.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 6 (1.12%) Blockchain
15 6 (1.12%) Ingres
16 4 (0.74%) InfluxDB
16 4 (0.74%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 191 (35.50%) Git (software)
2 81 (15.06%) Jenkins
3 55 (10.22%) JIRA
4 33 (6.13%) Selenium
5 22 (4.09%) JMeter
6 21 (3.90%) JUnit
7 19 (3.53%) Cucumber
8 16 (2.97%) Bitbucket
8 16 (2.97%) GitLab
9 15 (2.79%) TeamCity
9 15 (2.79%) webpack
10 13 (2.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 13 (2.42%) gulp
10 13 (2.42%) LoadRunner
10 13 (2.42%) Subversion
11 12 (2.23%) HP UFT
12 10 (1.86%) Grunt
13 9 (1.67%) Calabash
13 9 (1.67%) Maven
13 9 (1.67%) PHPUnit
General
1 87 (16.17%) Finance
2 38 (7.06%) Retail
3 25 (4.65%) Games
4 24 (4.46%) Public Sector
5 16 (2.97%) Electronics
6 15 (2.79%) Automotive
6 15 (2.79%) Marketing
7 11 (2.04%) Telecoms
8 10 (1.86%) Legal
9 9 (1.67%) Front Office
10 8 (1.49%) Banking
11 7 (1.30%) Law
12 6 (1.12%) Manufacturing
13 5 (0.93%) Aerospace
13 5 (0.93%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.93%) Local Government
14 3 (0.56%) French Language
14 3 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.37%) Advertising
15 2 (0.37%) Billing
Job Titles
1 188 (34.94%) Developer
2 63 (11.71%) PHP Developer
3 61 (11.34%) DevOps Engineer
4 59 (10.97%) Senior Developer
5 47 (8.74%) Java Developer
6 41 (7.62%) Linux Engineer
7 35 (6.51%) AWS Engineer
8 34 (6.32%) Administrator
8 34 (6.32%) Cloud Engineer
9 33 (6.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 31 (5.76%) Software Engineer
11 26 (4.83%) Systems Administrator
12 25 (4.65%) Full Stack Developer
13 23 (4.28%) Analyst
14 21 (3.90%) QA Engineer
14 21 (3.90%) Senior PHP Developer
15 20 (3.72%) Technical Support
16 19 (3.53%) Web Developer
17 18 (3.35%) AWS DevOps
17 18 (3.35%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (21.56%) HTML
2 113 (21.00%) CSS
3 62 (11.52%) REST
4 58 (10.78%) Node.js
5 55 (10.22%) HTML5
6 50 (9.29%) LAMP
7 49 (9.11%) jQuery
8 43 (7.99%) AngularJS
9 42 (7.81%) Laravel
10 39 (7.25%) Symfony
11 37 (6.88%) Sass
12 35 (6.51%) XML
13 32 (5.95%) JSON
14 30 (5.58%) RESTful
14 30 (5.58%) Web Services
15 27 (5.02%) SOAP
16 23 (4.28%) CSS3
17 22 (4.09%) React
18 19 (3.53%) Django
18 19 (3.53%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 46 (8.55%) User Experience
2 41 (7.62%) Self-Motivation
3 36 (6.69%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
5 24 (4.46%) Algorithms
6 21 (3.90%) Public Cloud
7 20 (3.72%) Management Information System
8 18 (3.35%) Mainframe
9 17 (3.16%) Mobile App
10 15 (2.79%) Data Structures
11 13 (2.42%) IBM Mainframe
12 10 (1.86%) Fixed Income
12 10 (1.86%) Hedge funds
13 9 (1.67%) Cloud Native
14 7 (1.30%) Augmented Reality
15 6 (1.12%) Driving Licence
15 6 (1.12%) Handset
15 6 (1.12%) Hybrid Cloud
16 4 (0.74%) Replication
16 4 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 448 (83.27%) Linux
2 155 (28.81%) Windows
3 110 (20.45%) Unix
4 50 (9.29%) Windows Server
5 49 (9.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 47 (8.74%) Android
7 33 (6.13%) Apple iOS
8 30 (5.58%) Ubuntu
9 27 (5.02%) CentOS
10 15 (2.79%) Mac OS X
11 11 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (1.86%) Debian
13 9 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
14 7 (1.30%) Windows 10
15 5 (0.93%) Windows 7
15 5 (0.93%) Windows Server 2016
16 4 (0.74%) VyOS
16 4 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
17 2 (0.37%) Gentoo
17 2 (0.37%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (27.70%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (22.49%) DevOps
3 96 (17.84%) Software Engineering
4 92 (17.10%) Test Automation
5 83 (15.43%) OO
6 80 (14.87%) Problem-Solving
7 76 (14.13%) Computer Science
8 69 (12.83%) Infrastructure as Code
9 60 (11.15%) Configuration Management
10 55 (10.22%) Scrum
11 47 (8.74%) OO PHP
12 45 (8.36%) Web Development
13 43 (7.99%) Open Source
14 41 (7.62%) Continuous Improvement
15 40 (7.43%) Microservices
15 40 (7.43%) Unit Testing
16 39 (7.25%) Artificial Intelligence
16 39 (7.25%) Mentoring
17 36 (6.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 34 (6.32%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 257 (47.77%) Python
2 175 (32.53%) Java
3 174 (32.34%) Bash Shell
4 147 (27.32%) SQL
5 138 (25.65%) JavaScript
6 112 (20.82%) PHP
7 91 (16.91%) PowerShell
8 53 (9.85%) C
9 50 (9.29%) Perl
10 44 (8.18%) C++
11 43 (7.99%) Ruby
12 38 (7.06%) C#
13 26 (4.83%) Shell Script
14 24 (4.46%) PHP 7
15 20 (3.72%) PHP 5
16 18 (3.35%) TypeScript
17 17 (3.16%) VB
18 16 (2.97%) Scala
19 15 (2.79%) COBOL
20 14 (2.60%) ES6
Qualifications
1 89 (16.54%) Degree
2 56 (10.41%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (3.72%) Security Cleared
4 18 (3.35%) ISEB
4 18 (3.35%) ISTQB
5 14 (2.60%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (2.60%) PMI Certification
5 14 (2.60%) PMP
6 12 (2.23%) CCNA
7 11 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (1.12%) Master's Degree
8 6 (1.12%) MCSE
9 5 (0.93%) AWS Certification
9 5 (0.93%) CCNP
9 5 (0.93%) HND
9 5 (0.93%) MCP
9 5 (0.93%) SC Cleared
10 4 (0.74%) PhD
11 3 (0.56%) DBS Check
11 3 (0.56%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (7.25%) QA
2 10 (1.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.49%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.12%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.56%) SLA
6 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
System Software
1 128 (23.79%) Docker
2 63 (11.71%) Active Directory
3 28 (5.20%) Hyper-V
4 27 (5.02%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (2.79%) RACF
6 14 (2.60%) ACF2
6 14 (2.60%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 9 (1.67%) NFS
8 8 (1.49%) Firmware
8 8 (1.49%) Kamailio
9 7 (1.30%) LXC
10 6 (1.12%) Varnish
11 3 (0.56%) Postfix
11 3 (0.56%) vCloud
11 3 (0.56%) VMware NSX
11 3 (0.56%) vSphere
12 2 (0.37%) ProxySG
12 2 (0.37%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.19%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 84 (15.61%) Ansible
2 82 (15.24%) Kubernetes
3 79 (14.68%) Terraform
4 41 (7.62%) Puppet
5 36 (6.69%) Opscode Chef
6 15 (2.79%) Packer
7 10 (1.86%) Nagios
8 9 (1.67%) Red Hat Satellite
9 7 (1.30%) Cisco UCCX
9 7 (1.30%) Salt
10 6 (1.12%) Istio
11 5 (0.93%) Grafana
12 4 (0.74%) Consul
12 4 (0.74%) Kibana
12 4 (0.74%) ZABBIX
13 3 (0.56%) Ambari
13 3 (0.56%) Docker Swarm
13 3 (0.56%) logstash
13 3 (0.56%) SELinux
13 3 (0.56%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 64 (11.90%) Microsoft
2 57 (10.59%) Cisco
3 41 (7.62%) Red Hat
4 39 (7.25%) VMware
5 36 (6.69%) IBM
6 35 (6.51%) Oracle
7 17 (3.16%) Google
8 15 (2.79%) Zend
9 13 (2.42%) HP
10 11 (2.04%) Cognos
11 10 (1.86%) Atlassian
12 9 (1.67%) SolarWinds
13 8 (1.49%) Rollbar
13 8 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
13 8 (1.49%) SaltStack
14 7 (1.30%) Apple
15 6 (1.12%) Draytek
15 6 (1.12%) NETGEAR
15 6 (1.12%) SAP
16 5 (0.93%) Capita