Period
to 21 January 2018

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 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 22 16
Rank change year-on-year -2 -6 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 364 446 727
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 7.72% 8.42% 10.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.50% 40.66% 47.49%
Number of salaries quoted 315 369 602
Leeds median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £63,100 £68,750 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -1.16% +7.50%

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 818 1,097 1,531
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 17.34% 20.72% 22.49%
Number of salaries quoted 724 907 1,258
Leeds median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £24,575 £21,250 £23,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,450 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - -6.25% +6.67%

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 21 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Linux in Leeds

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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.

1 154 (42.31%) DevOps
2 138 (37.91%) Opscode Chef
3 136 (37.36%) Python
4 119 (32.69%) Puppet
5 116 (31.87%) Agile Software Development
6 113 (31.04%) Amazon AWS
7 101 (27.75%) Windows
8 97 (26.65%) Ruby
9 89 (24.45%) Unix
9 89 (24.45%) Configuration Management
10 86 (23.63%) Continuous Integration
11 83 (22.80%) VMware
12 76 (20.88%) Bash Shell
13 72 (19.78%) Git (software)
13 72 (19.78%) Java
14 65 (17.86%) Jenkins
14 65 (17.86%) Ansible
14 65 (17.86%) Docker
15 63 (17.31%) PHP
16 62 (17.03%) SQL
17 61 (16.76%) JavaScript
18 53 (14.56%) Cisco
19 51 (14.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 49 (13.46%) Microsoft
20 49 (13.46%) Shell Script
21 48 (13.19%) MySQL
21 48 (13.19%) HTML
22 46 (12.64%) Red Hat
23 43 (11.81%) Oracle
23 43 (11.81%) Packer

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 24 (6.59%) Apache
2 20 (5.49%) OpenStack
3 17 (4.67%) SharePoint
4 15 (4.12%) CloudStack
4 15 (4.12%) MS Exchange
5 13 (3.57%) IIS
5 13 (3.57%) WebLogic
6 11 (3.02%) WebSphere
7 8 (2.20%) nginx
8 7 (1.92%) CMS
8 7 (1.92%) Skype for Business
8 7 (1.92%) Tomcat
9 6 (1.65%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (1.10%) JBoss
11 3 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (0.82%) WordPress
12 2 (0.55%) ExpressionEngine
13 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2013
13 1 (0.27%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (0.55%) Chatbot
1 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.55%) CiviCRM
1 2 (0.55%) Magento
2 1 (0.27%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 113 (31.04%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (11.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (6.32%) Office 365
4 12 (3.30%) AWS CloudFormation
5 11 (3.02%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (1.92%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (1.65%) GitHub
7 6 (1.65%) PaaS
8 5 (1.37%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 4 (1.10%) Amazon S3
9 4 (1.10%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.55%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.27%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 1 (0.27%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.27%) Boomi
11 1 (0.27%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.27%) G Suite
11 1 (0.27%) IaaS
11 1 (0.27%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 38 (10.44%) Firewall
2 33 (9.07%) SAN
3 28 (7.69%) WAN
4 19 (5.22%) TCP/IP
5 17 (4.67%) MPLS
6 16 (4.40%) DNS
6 16 (4.40%) LAN
7 15 (4.12%) VLAN
7 15 (4.12%) VoIP
8 14 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
8 14 (3.85%) Network Security
9 13 (3.57%) BGP
9 13 (3.57%) OSPF
10 12 (3.30%) Cisco IOS
11 11 (3.02%) Spanning Tree
12 10 (2.75%) Internet
13 9 (2.47%) DHCP
14 8 (2.20%) NAS
14 8 (2.20%) VPN
15 6 (1.65%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (13.19%) MySQL
2 37 (10.16%) SQL Server
3 14 (3.85%) MongoDB
4 11 (3.02%) Big Data
5 10 (2.75%) Redis
6 7 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
6 7 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (1.65%) Oracle Database
7 6 (1.65%) Oracle Database 10g
7 6 (1.65%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (1.10%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (1.10%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.82%) Oracle Database 12c
9 3 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (0.82%) Power BI
9 3 (0.82%) SQL Server 2016
10 2 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.55%) InfluxDB
10 2 (0.55%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 72 (19.78%) Git (software)
2 65 (17.86%) Jenkins
3 32 (8.79%) Subversion
4 25 (6.87%) JIRA
5 22 (6.04%) Vagrant
6 19 (5.22%) Eclipse
7 16 (4.40%) Visual Studio
8 15 (4.12%) Android Studio
9 12 (3.30%) TeamCity
10 9 (2.47%) Octopus Deploy
10 9 (2.47%) PHPUnit
11 8 (2.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 6 (1.65%) ERwin
12 6 (1.65%) Sonatype Nexus
13 4 (1.10%) Selenium
14 3 (0.82%) Bitbucket
14 3 (0.82%) Oracle APEX
14 3 (0.82%) SpecFlow
14 3 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
14 3 (0.82%) TestNG
General
1 37 (10.16%) Finance
2 22 (6.04%) Games
3 14 (3.85%) Retail
4 11 (3.02%) Advertising
5 9 (2.47%) Marketing
6 2 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.55%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 108 (29.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 42 (11.54%) Developer
3 40 (10.99%) Platform Engineer
4 36 (9.89%) Linux Engineer
5 34 (9.34%) AWS Engineer
6 32 (8.79%) AWS DevOps
7 31 (8.52%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 30 (8.24%) Architect
9 29 (7.97%) Software Engineer
10 26 (7.14%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 25 (6.87%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 22 (6.04%) Administrator
13 21 (5.77%) Java Engineer
13 21 (5.77%) PHP Developer
14 19 (5.22%) Analyst
15 18 (4.95%) Linux Administrator
15 18 (4.95%) Systems Engineer
16 17 (4.67%) Systems Administrator
17 16 (4.40%) Network Engineer
17 16 (4.40%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (13.19%) HTML
2 34 (9.34%) Node.js
3 31 (8.52%) LAMP
4 30 (8.24%) CSS
5 26 (7.14%) Web Services
6 18 (4.95%) Laravel
6 18 (4.95%) Symfony
7 17 (4.67%) XML
8 16 (4.40%) React
8 16 (4.40%) RESTful
9 15 (4.12%) SOAP
10 13 (3.57%) .NET
10 13 (3.57%) J2EE
10 13 (3.57%) JSP
11 12 (3.30%) RabbitMQ
12 10 (2.75%) AngularJS
13 9 (2.47%) Spring
14 8 (2.20%) Sensu
15 7 (1.92%) XSD
15 7 (1.92%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 32 (8.79%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (6.87%) Data Centre
3 19 (5.22%) Linux Command Line
4 16 (4.40%) Computer Science
5 14 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
6 13 (3.57%) Clustering
6 13 (3.57%) User Experience
7 10 (2.75%) Public Cloud
8 8 (2.20%) Mobile App
8 8 (2.20%) PMI
9 7 (1.92%) AS400
10 6 (1.65%) Hedge funds
10 6 (1.65%) NHS
11 5 (1.37%) Greenfield Project
12 4 (1.10%) Graphic Design
12 4 (1.10%) Management Information System
12 4 (1.10%) Social Media
13 3 (0.82%) Hybrid Cloud
13 3 (0.82%) Internet of Things
13 3 (0.82%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 101 (27.75%) Windows
2 89 (24.45%) Unix
3 51 (14.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 41 (11.26%) Windows Server
5 27 (7.42%) CentOS
6 18 (4.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (4.40%) Android
8 15 (4.12%) Solaris
8 15 (4.12%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 14 (3.85%) Debian
9 14 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
11 12 (3.30%) Ubuntu
12 11 (3.02%) AIX
13 9 (2.47%) Windows 7
14 7 (1.92%) Mac OS X
14 7 (1.92%) Windows 8
15 6 (1.65%) Mac OS
16 5 (1.37%) HPUX
17 4 (1.10%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (42.31%) DevOps
2 116 (31.87%) Agile Software Development
3 89 (24.45%) Configuration Management
4 86 (23.63%) Continuous Integration
5 40 (10.99%) High Availability
5 40 (10.99%) Scrum
6 38 (10.44%) Software Engineering
7 28 (7.69%) DSDM
7 28 (7.69%) RUP
8 26 (7.14%) ITIL
9 24 (6.59%) OO
10 22 (6.04%) Disaster Recovery
11 21 (5.77%) E-Commerce
11 21 (5.77%) Web Development
12 20 (5.49%) Mentoring
12 20 (5.49%) Presales
12 20 (5.49%) SDLC
13 18 (4.95%) Continuous Deployment
14 17 (4.67%) Open Source
15 16 (4.40%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 136 (37.36%) Python
2 97 (26.65%) Ruby
3 76 (20.88%) Bash Shell
4 72 (19.78%) Java
5 63 (17.31%) PHP
6 62 (17.03%) SQL
7 61 (16.76%) JavaScript
8 49 (13.46%) Shell Script
9 27 (7.42%) PowerShell
10 21 (5.77%) C++
11 16 (4.40%) C#
12 9 (2.47%) PHP 7
13 6 (1.65%) Assembly Language
13 6 (1.65%) Bourne shell
13 6 (1.65%) Perl
13 6 (1.65%) PHP 5
14 4 (1.10%) Groovy
15 3 (0.82%) F#
15 3 (0.82%) Go
16 2 (0.55%) XPath
Qualifications
1 27 (7.42%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (4.95%) CCNP
3 17 (4.67%) CCNA
4 16 (4.40%) Degree
5 9 (2.47%) CCIP
5 9 (2.47%) CCSP
6 8 (2.20%) PMI Certification
7 7 (1.92%) CCDA
8 6 (1.65%) AWS Certification
8 6 (1.65%) MCSA
8 6 (1.65%) MCSE
8 6 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (1.37%) Computer Science Degree
10 4 (1.10%) CCIE
10 4 (1.10%) CEH
10 4 (1.10%) CISA
10 4 (1.10%) CISM
10 4 (1.10%) CISSP
10 4 (1.10%) SANS
10 4 (1.10%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.85%) SLA
2 6 (1.65%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.55%) GCP
3 2 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.55%) QA
System Software
1 65 (17.86%) Docker
2 41 (11.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (7.97%) Active Directory
4 28 (7.69%) vSphere
5 15 (4.12%) XenServer
6 11 (3.02%) Hyper-V
6 11 (3.02%) Xen
7 7 (1.92%) XenApp
8 6 (1.65%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (1.65%) XenDesktop
9 5 (1.37%) iptables
9 5 (1.37%) KVM
9 5 (1.37%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (1.10%) Samba
10 4 (1.10%) Terminal Services
10 4 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (0.82%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (0.55%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.27%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.27%) OpenSIPS
Systems Management
1 138 (37.91%) Opscode Chef
2 119 (32.69%) Puppet
3 65 (17.86%) Ansible
4 43 (11.81%) Packer
5 41 (11.26%) Terraform
6 35 (9.62%) Cobbler
7 27 (7.42%) Kubernetes
8 22 (6.04%) Tivoli
9 19 (5.22%) Nagios
10 18 (4.95%) Salt
11 13 (3.57%) SCCM
12 11 (3.02%) Graphite
13 7 (1.92%) ZABBIX
14 5 (1.37%) Backup Exec
14 5 (1.37%) Consul
14 5 (1.37%) Prometheus
14 5 (1.37%) SCOM
15 4 (1.10%) FortiGate
15 4 (1.10%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
15 4 (1.10%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 83 (22.80%) VMware
2 53 (14.56%) Cisco
3 49 (13.46%) Microsoft
4 46 (12.64%) Red Hat
5 43 (11.81%) Oracle
6 29 (7.97%) Google
7 25 (6.87%) EnterpriseDB
8 20 (5.49%) SaltStack
9 15 (4.12%) HP
10 13 (3.57%) Citrix
10 13 (3.57%) F5
10 13 (3.57%) Zend
11 11 (3.02%) Splunk
12 10 (2.75%) CheckPoint
12 10 (2.75%) Rackspace
13 9 (2.47%) Apple
13 9 (2.47%) CommVault
14 8 (2.20%) Palo Alto
15 6 (1.65%) Juniper
16 5 (1.37%) Hitachi