Period
to 19 August 2017

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 19 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
6 months to
19 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 26 15
Rank change year-on-year +10 -11 +3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 501 465 786
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 10.11% 8.06% 11.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 49.70% 38.11% 46.81%
Number of salaries quoted 402 354 631
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £63,750 £65,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,625 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.77% -9.72% +12.50%

Linux is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Operating System Skills
Leeds
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1008 1220 1679
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 20.34% 21.15% 24.67%
Number of salaries quoted 833 966 1367
Leeds median annual salary £40,000 £37,900 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.54% -5.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £23,500 £22,750 £24,611
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year - -2.60% +6.21%

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 19 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 August 2017, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Linux.

1 163 (32.53%) Agile Software Development
2 161 (32.14%) Windows
3 151 (30.14%) Python
3 151 (30.14%) Opscode Chef
4 149 (29.74%) DevOps
5 146 (29.14%) Puppet
6 138 (27.54%) VMware
7 134 (26.75%) Unix
8 129 (25.75%) SQL
9 121 (24.15%) Amazon AWS
10 117 (23.35%) Red Hat
11 116 (23.15%) Ruby
12 115 (22.95%) Bash Shell
13 109 (21.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 96 (19.16%) Oracle
15 92 (18.36%) High Availability
16 86 (17.17%) Java
16 86 (17.17%) PHP
17 85 (16.97%) Microsoft
18 83 (16.57%) Git (software)
18 83 (16.57%) VMware Infrastructure
19 81 (16.17%) Continuous Integration
19 81 (16.17%) JavaScript
20 79 (15.77%) Ansible
21 75 (14.97%) SQL Server
21 75 (14.97%) Microsoft Azure
22 74 (14.77%) Docker
23 71 (14.17%) Software Engineering
24 70 (13.97%) Shell Script
25 69 (13.77%) Scrum

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 47 (9.38%) OpenStack
2 38 (7.58%) CloudStack
3 36 (7.19%) Apache
4 35 (6.99%) MS Exchange
5 24 (4.79%) IIS
6 23 (4.59%) Exchange Server 2010
7 16 (3.19%) WebSphere
8 15 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2013
8 15 (2.99%) SharePoint
9 14 (2.79%) Exchange Server 2007
10 12 (2.40%) JBoss
10 12 (2.40%) WebLogic
11 10 (2.00%) Tomcat
12 8 (1.60%) SAS
13 7 (1.40%) Confluence
14 5 (1.00%) CMS
14 5 (1.00%) nginx
15 4 (0.80%) Drupal
15 4 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
15 4 (0.80%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (1.80%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.40%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.20%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 14 (2.79%) Magento
2 1 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.20%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 121 (24.15%) Amazon AWS
2 75 (14.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.20%) IaaS
4 5 (1.00%) GitHub
5 4 (0.80%) PaaS
5 4 (0.80%) SaaS
6 3 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.60%) Amazon ELB
6 3 (0.60%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.60%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (0.60%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.40%) Office 365
8 1 (0.20%) Bluemix
8 1 (0.20%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.20%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 64 (12.77%) Firewall
2 45 (8.98%) SAN
3 34 (6.79%) VPN
4 31 (6.19%) WAN
5 29 (5.79%) DNS
6 25 (4.99%) VoIP
7 23 (4.59%) MPLS
8 22 (4.39%) VLAN
9 21 (4.19%) Internet
10 20 (3.99%) BGP
11 19 (3.79%) Cisco IOS
11 19 (3.79%) Network Security
12 18 (3.59%) OSPF
13 17 (3.39%) LAN
13 17 (3.39%) TCP/IP
14 15 (2.99%) Spanning Tree
15 14 (2.79%) Cisco ASA
15 14 (2.79%) Ethernet
16 12 (2.40%) DHCP
17 11 (2.20%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (14.97%) SQL Server
2 63 (12.57%) MySQL
3 39 (7.78%) Data Warehouse
4 31 (6.19%) Oracle Database
5 29 (5.79%) MongoDB
6 28 (5.59%) SQL Server 2012
7 24 (4.79%) NoSQL
8 22 (4.39%) Apache Cassandra
9 19 (3.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 19 (3.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 19 (3.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 17 (3.39%) Big Data
11 15 (2.99%) DataStage
11 15 (2.99%) IBM InfoSphere
11 15 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
12 12 (2.40%) Oracle Database 12c
13 9 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
14 6 (1.20%) Amazon RDS
14 6 (1.20%) Hadoop
15 5 (1.00%) Riak
Development Applications
1 83 (16.57%) Git (software)
2 62 (12.38%) Jenkins
3 44 (8.78%) Subversion
4 34 (6.79%) JIRA
5 29 (5.79%) PHPUnit
6 23 (4.59%) Visual Studio
7 20 (3.99%) Eclipse
8 19 (3.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 18 (3.59%) Android Studio
9 18 (3.59%) Octopus Deploy
10 15 (2.99%) Selenium
11 13 (2.59%) TeamCity
11 13 (2.59%) Vagrant
12 12 (2.40%) Maven
13 8 (1.60%) JBehave
13 8 (1.60%) JUnit
13 8 (1.60%) Ranorex
14 7 (1.40%) GCC
14 7 (1.40%) Sonatype Nexus
15 5 (1.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 44 (8.78%) Finance
2 40 (7.98%) Games
3 21 (4.19%) Marketing
4 16 (3.19%) Advertising
5 7 (1.40%) Law
6 6 (1.20%) Retail
7 3 (0.60%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.60%) Legal
7 3 (0.60%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.20%) Electronics
8 1 (0.20%) Local Government
8 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.20%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 108 (21.56%) DevOps Engineer
2 70 (13.97%) Developer
3 65 (12.97%) Administrator
4 55 (10.98%) Linux Engineer
5 48 (9.58%) Software Engineer
6 39 (7.78%) Linux Administrator
6 39 (7.78%) PHP Developer
6 39 (7.78%) Systems Administrator
7 38 (7.58%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 35 (6.99%) Platform Engineer
9 34 (6.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 34 (6.79%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 33 (6.59%) Architect
11 28 (5.59%) AWS Engineer
11 28 (5.59%) DBA
11 28 (5.59%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 24 (4.79%) AWS DevOps
12 24 (4.79%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 24 (4.79%) Windows Engineer
13 22 (4.39%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (9.58%) HTML
2 45 (8.98%) React
3 41 (8.18%) LAMP
4 40 (7.98%) Symfony
5 39 (7.78%) Laravel
6 35 (6.99%) RESTful
6 35 (6.99%) Web Services
7 34 (6.79%) Node.js
8 32 (6.39%) AngularJS
9 31 (6.19%) .NET
9 31 (6.19%) CSS
10 21 (4.19%) Hibernate
11 20 (3.99%) jQuery
11 20 (3.99%) Spring
11 20 (3.99%) XML
12 19 (3.79%) JSON
13 18 (3.59%) Sass
13 18 (3.59%) SOAP
14 16 (3.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 14 (2.79%) Zurb Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 47 (9.38%) Data Centre
2 37 (7.39%) Linux Command Line
3 21 (4.19%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (3.79%) Clustering
4 19 (3.79%) Management Information System
5 16 (3.19%) Computer Science
6 15 (2.99%) NHS
7 14 (2.79%) Private Cloud
8 13 (2.59%) Public Cloud
9 10 (2.00%) Online Games
10 8 (1.60%) CMDB
10 8 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (1.60%) Fintech
10 8 (1.60%) Greenfield Project
11 6 (1.20%) User Experience
12 5 (1.00%) Mobile App
13 4 (0.80%) AS400
13 4 (0.80%) Blog
13 4 (0.80%) BYOD
14 3 (0.60%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 161 (32.14%) Windows
2 134 (26.75%) Unix
3 109 (21.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 58 (11.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 49 (9.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 43 (8.58%) Windows Server
7 25 (4.99%) Android
7 25 (4.99%) Debian
8 21 (4.19%) CentOS
9 18 (3.59%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 15 (2.99%) Embedded Linux
11 12 (2.40%) Windows 7
11 12 (2.40%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (2.00%) Ubuntu
13 9 (1.80%) Mac OS
13 9 (1.80%) Solaris
14 5 (1.00%) AIX
15 4 (0.80%) Apple iOS
16 2 (0.40%) Fedora
16 2 (0.40%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (32.53%) Agile Software Development
2 149 (29.74%) DevOps
3 92 (18.36%) High Availability
4 81 (16.17%) Continuous Integration
5 71 (14.17%) Software Engineering
6 69 (13.77%) Scrum
7 68 (13.57%) Configuration Management
7 68 (13.57%) E-Commerce
8 47 (9.38%) OO
9 41 (8.18%) TDD
10 40 (7.98%) ITIL
11 38 (7.58%) DSDM
12 35 (6.99%) SDLC
13 30 (5.99%) MVC
14 28 (5.59%) Mentoring
14 28 (5.59%) RUP
14 28 (5.59%) Web Development
15 27 (5.39%) Unit Testing
16 26 (5.19%) Change Management
16 26 (5.19%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 151 (30.14%) Python
2 129 (25.75%) SQL
3 116 (23.15%) Ruby
4 115 (22.95%) Bash Shell
5 86 (17.17%) Java
5 86 (17.17%) PHP
6 81 (16.17%) JavaScript
7 70 (13.97%) Shell Script
8 38 (7.58%) C++
9 33 (6.59%) PowerShell
10 28 (5.59%) Perl
11 25 (4.99%) C#
12 23 (4.59%) C
13 19 (3.79%) T-SQL
14 8 (1.60%) PHP 7
15 7 (1.40%) VC++
16 5 (1.00%) PL/SQL
17 4 (0.80%) VB
17 4 (0.80%) VBScript
18 3 (0.60%) Go
Qualifications
1 43 (8.58%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (6.39%) CCNP
3 30 (5.99%) CCNA
3 30 (5.99%) Degree
4 25 (4.99%) Microsoft Certification
5 22 (4.39%) MCSA
6 12 (2.40%) CCDA
7 11 (2.20%) MCSE
8 9 (1.80%) AWS Certification
8 9 (1.80%) CCIP
8 9 (1.80%) CCSP
8 9 (1.80%) Computer Science Degree
9 5 (1.00%) CISA
9 5 (1.00%) CISM
9 5 (1.00%) SC Cleared
9 5 (1.00%) Security Cleared
10 4 (0.80%) CISSP
10 4 (0.80%) Master's Degree
10 4 (0.80%) MCP
10 4 (0.80%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.39%) QA
2 15 (2.99%) SLA
3 14 (2.79%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.80%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.40%) PMO
7 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 83 (16.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 74 (14.77%) Docker
3 57 (11.38%) Active Directory
4 45 (8.98%) vSphere
4 45 (8.98%) Xen
5 38 (7.58%) XenServer
6 32 (6.39%) VMware ESXi
7 13 (2.59%) XenApp
8 11 (2.20%) KVM
9 10 (2.00%) Hyper-V
10 5 (1.00%) Oracle RAC
10 5 (1.00%) VirtualBox
10 5 (1.00%) VMware NSX
11 3 (0.60%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.20%) OpenSIPS
12 1 (0.20%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 151 (30.14%) Opscode Chef
2 146 (29.14%) Puppet
3 79 (15.77%) Ansible
4 29 (5.79%) Cobbler
4 29 (5.79%) Packer
5 28 (5.59%) Tivoli
6 21 (4.19%) Terraform
7 19 (3.79%) Failover Clustering
8 17 (3.39%) Salt
9 10 (2.00%) ServiceCenter
10 9 (1.80%) Kubernetes
11 6 (1.20%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 5 (1.00%) CFEngine
12 5 (1.00%) Norton AntiVirus
12 5 (1.00%) Opsview
13 4 (0.80%) Grafana
13 4 (0.80%) Nagios
13 4 (0.80%) ZABBIX
14 3 (0.60%) FortiGate
14 3 (0.60%) Graphite
Vendors
1 138 (27.54%) VMware
2 117 (23.35%) Red Hat
3 96 (19.16%) Oracle
4 85 (16.97%) Microsoft
5 68 (13.57%) Cisco
6 44 (8.78%) F5
7 38 (7.58%) EnterpriseDB
8 34 (6.79%) Zend
9 26 (5.19%) Citrix
10 24 (4.79%) CheckPoint
11 23 (4.59%) HP
12 21 (4.19%) Brocade
13 20 (3.99%) Rackspace
14 18 (3.59%) IBM
15 16 (3.19%) NetApp
16 15 (2.99%) CommVault
16 15 (2.99%) Netezza
17 14 (2.79%) Dell Compellent
18 13 (2.59%) Civica
19 10 (2.00%) Dell