Period
to 20 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Linux over the 6 months to 20 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
6 months to
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 27 21 17
Rank change year-on-year -6 -4 +3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 262 430 493
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 8.44% 9.04% 9.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 45.88% 46.59% 47.54%
Number of salaries quoted 238 368 387
Leeds median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Linux is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Leeds
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 571 923 1,037
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 18.39% 19.40% 20.41%
Number of salaries quoted 496 789 854
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £24,875 £25,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £63,354 £65,000 £61,250
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -1.32%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Leeds

Linux
Salary Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux in Leeds.

Salary trend for Linux in Leeds

Linux
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Leeds over the 6 months to 20 July 2019.

Salary histogram for Linux in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 July 2019, IT jobs citing Linux 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Linux.

1 92 (35.11%) Windows
2 87 (33.21%) Amazon AWS
3 86 (32.82%) DevOps
4 75 (28.63%) Agile Software Development
5 72 (27.48%) Firewall
6 70 (26.72%) Microsoft
7 68 (25.95%) SQL
8 66 (25.19%) Microsoft Azure
9 65 (24.81%) Python
10 59 (22.52%) VMware
11 58 (22.14%) Active Directory
12 53 (20.23%) Cisco
12 53 (20.23%) Puppet
13 47 (17.94%) Ansible
13 47 (17.94%) WAN
14 43 (16.41%) Windows Server
14 43 (16.41%) Bash Shell
15 42 (16.03%) Docker
16 41 (15.65%) Unix
17 40 (15.27%) Configuration Management
17 40 (15.27%) Continuous Integration
18 39 (14.89%) Kubernetes
18 39 (14.89%) Opscode Chef
19 35 (13.36%) Jenkins
19 35 (13.36%) JavaScript
20 34 (12.98%) Juniper
20 34 (12.98%) Open Source
20 34 (12.98%) Infrastructure Engineering
21 31 (11.83%) HTML
21 31 (11.83%) Ruby

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 20 (7.63%) IIS
2 17 (6.49%) Elasticsearch
2 17 (6.49%) SharePoint
3 11 (4.20%) Apache
3 11 (4.20%) SharePoint 2013
4 8 (3.05%) Apache Spark
5 6 (2.29%) nginx
5 6 (2.29%) WordPress
6 5 (1.91%) Skype for Business
7 4 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (1.53%) OpenStack
8 3 (1.15%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.38%) CMS
9 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.38%) JBoss
9 1 (0.38%) lighttpd
9 1 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (3.44%) Chatbot
2 6 (2.29%) Photoshop
2 6 (2.29%) Sketch
3 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (2.29%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 87 (33.21%) Amazon AWS
2 66 (25.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (9.54%) Office 365
4 24 (9.16%) IaaS
4 24 (9.16%) PaaS
5 14 (5.34%) Azure Active Directory
6 12 (4.58%) Amazon EC2
7 11 (4.20%) AWS CloudFormation
8 9 (3.44%) Google Cloud Platform
8 9 (3.44%) SaaS
9 7 (2.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 7 (2.67%) Amazon ELB
10 6 (2.29%) GitHub
10 6 (2.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 4 (1.53%) Amazon ECS
11 4 (1.53%) AWS CodePipeline
11 4 (1.53%) OpenShift
11 4 (1.53%) Serverless
12 3 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (1.15%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 72 (27.48%) Firewall
2 47 (17.94%) WAN
3 29 (11.07%) VPN
4 24 (9.16%) LAN
5 22 (8.40%) DNS
6 21 (8.02%) SAN
7 20 (7.63%) Cisco Firepower
7 20 (7.63%) VLAN
8 15 (5.73%) Network Security
9 12 (4.58%) VoIP
10 11 (4.20%) OSPF
11 9 (3.44%) HSRP
11 9 (3.44%) WLAN
12 8 (3.05%) Broadband
12 8 (3.05%) Cisco ASA
13 7 (2.67%) Cisco IOS
13 7 (2.67%) DHCP
13 7 (2.67%) Internet
14 5 (1.91%) HTTP
14 5 (1.91%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (9.92%) MySQL
2 25 (9.54%) SQL Server
3 14 (5.34%) NoSQL
4 12 (4.58%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (3.44%) Big Data
6 8 (3.05%) Apache Hive
6 8 (3.05%) Hadoop
7 7 (2.67%) Redis
7 7 (2.67%) Relational Database
7 7 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (2.29%) Riak
9 5 (1.91%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (1.91%) MongoDB
10 4 (1.53%) Amazon RDS
10 4 (1.53%) InfluxDB
11 3 (1.15%) DataStage
11 3 (1.15%) IBM InfoSphere
12 2 (0.76%) Amazon Redshift
12 2 (0.76%) GIS
13 1 (0.38%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 35 (13.36%) Jenkins
2 28 (10.69%) Git (software)
3 15 (5.73%) Subversion
4 11 (4.20%) CircleCI
5 6 (2.29%) GitLab
5 6 (2.29%) Mercurial
6 5 (1.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (1.91%) Bitbucket
7 4 (1.53%) Codeship
7 4 (1.53%) TeamCity
7 4 (1.53%) Travis CI
8 3 (1.15%) SoapUI
9 2 (0.76%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (0.76%) PHPUnit
10 1 (0.38%) Bitbucket Server
10 1 (0.38%) gulp
10 1 (0.38%) Hamcrest
10 1 (0.38%) Mockito
10 1 (0.38%) SonarQube
10 1 (0.38%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 30 (11.45%) Finance
2 7 (2.67%) Manufacturing
3 5 (1.91%) Marketing
4 3 (1.15%) Retail
5 2 (0.76%) Legal
5 2 (0.76%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.38%) Automotive
6 1 (0.38%) Back Office
6 1 (0.38%) Banking
6 1 (0.38%) Law
6 1 (0.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 49 (18.70%) DevOps Engineer
2 45 (17.18%) Developer
3 30 (11.45%) Cloud Engineer
4 26 (9.92%) Security Engineer
5 25 (9.54%) AWS Engineer
6 24 (9.16%) Platform Engineer
7 23 (8.78%) Linux Engineer
7 23 (8.78%) Network Engineer
8 20 (7.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 19 (7.25%) Software Engineer
10 17 (6.49%) AWS DevOps
10 17 (6.49%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 17 (6.49%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 17 (6.49%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 17 (6.49%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 15 (5.73%) PHP Developer
12 13 (4.96%) Network Security Engineer
13 11 (4.20%) Python Developer
13 11 (4.20%) Server Specialist
14 10 (3.82%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (11.83%) HTML
2 30 (11.45%) CSS
3 14 (5.34%) Elastic Stack
3 14 (5.34%) Web Services
4 12 (4.58%) Kafka
5 11 (4.20%) jQuery
6 9 (3.44%) .NET
6 9 (3.44%) LDAP
7 8 (3.05%) HTML5
8 7 (2.67%) CSS3
9 6 (2.29%) RabbitMQ
9 6 (2.29%) REST
9 6 (2.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 6 (2.29%) Zend Framework
10 5 (1.91%) Laravel
10 5 (1.91%) Node.js
10 5 (1.91%) Spring
11 4 (1.53%) GStreamer
11 4 (1.53%) RESTful
11 4 (1.53%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 28 (10.69%) Data Centre
2 16 (6.11%) Hybrid Cloud
3 14 (5.34%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (3.82%) Clustering
4 10 (3.82%) Linux Command Line
5 8 (3.05%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (3.05%) Data Structures
6 7 (2.67%) Private Cloud
6 7 (2.67%) Public Cloud
6 7 (2.67%) Replication
6 7 (2.67%) User Experience
7 4 (1.53%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (1.53%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (0.76%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.76%) EMC VNX
8 2 (0.76%) Internet of Things
8 2 (0.76%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.38%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.38%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.38%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 92 (35.11%) Windows
2 43 (16.41%) Windows Server
3 41 (15.65%) Unix
4 17 (6.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (4.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (2.67%) Solaris
7 6 (2.29%) AIX
8 5 (1.91%) Mac OS
8 5 (1.91%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (1.53%) Android
9 4 (1.53%) Embedded Linux
9 4 (1.53%) Ubuntu
10 3 (1.15%) Windows Embedded Compact
11 1 (0.38%) CentOS
11 1 (0.38%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (32.82%) DevOps
2 75 (28.63%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (15.27%) Configuration Management
3 40 (15.27%) Continuous Integration
4 34 (12.98%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 34 (12.98%) Open Source
5 31 (11.83%) Migration
5 31 (11.83%) Scrum
6 27 (10.31%) Problem-Solving
7 24 (9.16%) E-Commerce
8 21 (8.02%) Continuous Improvement
9 20 (7.63%) Software Engineering
10 19 (7.25%) High Availability
11 17 (6.49%) Deployment Automation
11 17 (6.49%) Microservices
11 17 (6.49%) Software Delivery
11 17 (6.49%) TDD
12 16 (6.11%) BDD
12 16 (6.11%) Mentoring
12 16 (6.11%) OO
Programming Languages
1 68 (25.95%) SQL
2 65 (24.81%) Python
3 43 (16.41%) Bash Shell
4 35 (13.36%) JavaScript
5 31 (11.83%) Ruby
6 30 (11.45%) Java
7 28 (10.69%) PowerShell
7 28 (10.69%) Shell Script
8 19 (7.25%) PHP
9 17 (6.49%) C#
10 14 (5.34%) C++
11 11 (4.20%) Perl
12 10 (3.82%) C
13 8 (3.05%) Go
14 7 (2.67%) PHP 5
15 4 (1.53%) Kotlin
16 1 (0.38%) Embedded C++
16 1 (0.38%) PHP 7
16 1 (0.38%) Scala
16 1 (0.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (7.63%) CCSA
1 20 (7.63%) CCSE
2 16 (6.11%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (4.96%) CCNP
4 12 (4.58%) Check Point Certification
5 7 (2.67%) Security Cleared
6 6 (2.29%) Degree
6 6 (2.29%) SC Cleared
7 5 (1.91%) CCNA
8 4 (1.53%) RHCE
9 3 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.15%) RHCSA
10 2 (0.76%) AWS Certification
10 2 (0.76%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (0.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.38%) ISACA
11 1 (0.38%) MCSE
11 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.91%) GDPR
2 3 (1.15%) SLA
3 1 (0.38%) PMO
3 1 (0.38%) QA
System Software
1 58 (22.14%) Active Directory
2 42 (16.03%) Docker
3 27 (10.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (6.87%) Hyper-V
5 14 (5.34%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (3.44%) XenApp
7 6 (2.29%) Firmware
8 5 (1.91%) vSphere
9 4 (1.53%) Virtual Desktop
9 4 (1.53%) VMware NSX
10 2 (0.76%) HDFS
10 2 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.38%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 1 (0.38%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 53 (20.23%) Puppet
2 47 (17.94%) Ansible
3 39 (14.89%) Kubernetes
3 39 (14.89%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (7.25%) SCCM
5 18 (6.87%) Terraform
6 12 (4.58%) Cobbler
6 12 (4.58%) Tivoli
7 10 (3.82%) WSUS
8 8 (3.05%) Grafana
9 6 (2.29%) Kibana
9 6 (2.29%) logstash
9 6 (2.29%) Nagios
9 6 (2.29%) vRealize
10 5 (1.91%) Prometheus
10 5 (1.91%) SCOrch
11 4 (1.53%) CFEngine
11 4 (1.53%) Consul
11 4 (1.53%) Docker Swarm
11 4 (1.53%) Packer
Vendors
1 70 (26.72%) Microsoft
2 59 (22.52%) VMware
3 53 (20.23%) Cisco
4 34 (12.98%) Juniper
5 23 (8.78%) CheckPoint
6 21 (8.02%) Oracle
7 20 (7.63%) Fortinet
7 20 (7.63%) Palo Alto
8 14 (5.34%) Veeam
9 12 (4.58%) EnterpriseDB
10 9 (3.44%) Citrix
10 9 (3.44%) Red Hat
11 8 (3.05%) Google
11 8 (3.05%) NetApp
11 8 (3.05%) Zend
12 7 (2.67%) IBM
13 6 (2.29%) EMC
13 6 (2.29%) F5
13 6 (2.29%) HP
13 6 (2.29%) PayPal