Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 19 16
Rank change year-on-year +4 -3 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 470 479 782
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 9.92% 8.79% 11.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.86% 42.02% 45.60%
Number of salaries quoted 385 377 631
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,950 £27,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £63,750 £65,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.35% -5.56% +12.50%

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 982 1140 1715
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 20.72% 20.92% 24.41%
Number of salaries quoted 833 941 1393
Leeds median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +0.00%
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,500 £24,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £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 20 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 158 (33.62%) Agile Software Development
2 149 (31.70%) Python
2 149 (31.70%) DevOps
3 143 (30.43%) Opscode Chef
4 135 (28.72%) Windows
5 131 (27.87%) Puppet
6 122 (25.96%) VMware
7 114 (24.26%) Bash Shell
8 109 (23.19%) Unix
9 103 (21.91%) Red Hat
10 100 (21.28%) SQL
10 100 (21.28%) Amazon AWS
11 98 (20.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 97 (20.64%) Ruby
13 90 (19.15%) Git (software)
13 90 (19.15%) Java
14 83 (17.66%) PHP
15 82 (17.45%) Continuous Integration
16 81 (17.23%) High Availability
17 76 (16.17%) VMware Infrastructure
18 75 (15.96%) JavaScript
19 73 (15.53%) Software Engineering
20 69 (14.68%) Oracle
21 68 (14.47%) Ansible
21 68 (14.47%) Docker
22 67 (14.26%) Microsoft
23 66 (14.04%) SQL Server
24 65 (13.83%) Shell Script
24 65 (13.83%) Cisco
25 63 (13.40%) Configuration Management

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 36 (7.66%) OpenStack
2 28 (5.96%) Apache
3 25 (5.32%) CloudStack
4 24 (5.11%) MS Exchange
5 19 (4.04%) IIS
6 14 (2.98%) Tomcat
6 14 (2.98%) WebSphere
7 13 (2.77%) Exchange Server 2010
8 11 (2.34%) WebLogic
9 10 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
9 10 (2.13%) SharePoint
10 8 (1.70%) Elasticsearch
10 8 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2013
10 8 (1.70%) SAS
11 6 (1.28%) JBoss
11 6 (1.28%) nginx
12 5 (1.06%) CMS
12 5 (1.06%) Skype for Business
13 4 (0.85%) Apache Spark
14 3 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (1.49%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.43%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.21%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (2.55%) Magento
2 1 (0.21%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 100 (21.28%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (10.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.70%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (1.06%) GitHub
4 5 (1.06%) Office 365
5 4 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.43%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.43%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (0.43%) IaaS
6 2 (0.43%) Serverless
7 1 (0.21%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.21%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.21%) Bluemix
7 1 (0.21%) Boomi
7 1 (0.21%) G Suite
7 1 (0.21%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 56 (11.91%) Firewall
2 41 (8.72%) SAN
3 31 (6.60%) WAN
4 26 (5.53%) DNS
5 23 (4.89%) MPLS
5 23 (4.89%) VPN
6 22 (4.68%) Network Security
6 22 (4.68%) TCP/IP
7 21 (4.47%) VLAN
8 19 (4.04%) BGP
8 19 (4.04%) Cisco IOS
8 19 (4.04%) OSPF
8 19 (4.04%) VoIP
9 18 (3.83%) Internet
10 17 (3.62%) LAN
11 16 (3.40%) Cisco ASA
12 14 (2.98%) DHCP
12 14 (2.98%) Spanning Tree
13 12 (2.55%) NAS
14 7 (1.49%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (14.04%) SQL Server
2 59 (12.55%) MySQL
3 25 (5.32%) Data Warehouse
4 23 (4.89%) MongoDB
4 23 (4.89%) Oracle Database
5 18 (3.83%) SQL Server 2012
6 15 (3.19%) DataStage
6 15 (3.19%) IBM InfoSphere
6 15 (3.19%) NoSQL
7 13 (2.77%) Big Data
8 12 (2.55%) Apache Cassandra
8 12 (2.55%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (1.91%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (1.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (1.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (1.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
12 6 (1.28%) BusinessObjects
12 6 (1.28%) Oracle Database 12c
13 5 (1.06%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 90 (19.15%) Git (software)
2 58 (12.34%) Jenkins
3 50 (10.64%) Subversion
4 29 (6.17%) JIRA
4 29 (6.17%) PHPUnit
5 22 (4.68%) Eclipse
6 17 (3.62%) Android Studio
6 17 (3.62%) Visual Studio
7 16 (3.40%) Octopus Deploy
7 16 (3.40%) Selenium
8 15 (3.19%) Vagrant
9 10 (2.13%) JUnit
10 9 (1.91%) TeamCity
11 8 (1.70%) JBehave
11 8 (1.70%) Ranorex
11 8 (1.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 7 (1.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 7 (1.49%) GCC
12 7 (1.49%) Maven
12 7 (1.49%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 35 (7.45%) Finance
2 31 (6.60%) Games
3 12 (2.55%) Marketing
4 11 (2.34%) Advertising
5 3 (0.64%) Law
5 3 (0.64%) Legal
5 3 (0.64%) Retail
6 2 (0.43%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.21%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.21%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 101 (21.49%) DevOps Engineer
2 66 (14.04%) Developer
3 52 (11.06%) Linux Engineer
4 51 (10.85%) Administrator
5 46 (9.79%) Software Engineer
6 35 (7.45%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 35 (7.45%) Systems Administrator
7 34 (7.23%) Linux Administrator
8 32 (6.81%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 31 (6.60%) Analyst
10 30 (6.38%) Architect
10 30 (6.38%) AWS Engineer
10 30 (6.38%) PHP Developer
10 30 (6.38%) Platform Engineer
11 28 (5.96%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 27 (5.74%) AWS DevOps
13 24 (5.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 24 (5.11%) Java Developer
14 22 (4.68%) AWS DevOps Engineer
14 22 (4.68%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (11.28%) HTML
2 42 (8.94%) React
3 37 (7.87%) Node.js
4 35 (7.45%) LAMP
4 35 (7.45%) Symfony
5 34 (7.23%) Laravel
6 32 (6.81%) Web Services
7 30 (6.38%) CSS
8 28 (5.96%) AngularJS
9 26 (5.53%) RESTful
10 23 (4.89%) .NET
10 23 (4.89%) Spring
11 22 (4.68%) Hibernate
11 22 (4.68%) XML
12 21 (4.47%) SOAP
13 13 (2.77%) JSP
14 12 (2.55%) J2EE
14 12 (2.55%) JSON
15 11 (2.34%) ASP.NET
16 10 (2.13%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 38 (8.09%) Data Centre
2 36 (7.66%) Linux Command Line
3 23 (4.89%) Clustering
4 18 (3.83%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (3.83%) Computer Science
5 13 (2.77%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (2.77%) NHS
6 10 (2.13%) Management Information System
6 10 (2.13%) Private Cloud
6 10 (2.13%) User Experience
7 9 (1.91%) Public Cloud
8 8 (1.70%) Fintech
9 7 (1.49%) AS400
9 7 (1.49%) Mobile App
10 6 (1.28%) Greenfield Project
10 6 (1.28%) Hedge funds
10 6 (1.28%) PMI
11 5 (1.06%) Online Games
12 4 (0.85%) Blog
12 4 (0.85%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 135 (28.72%) Windows
2 109 (23.19%) Unix
3 98 (20.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 41 (8.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 41 (8.72%) Windows Server 2012
5 33 (7.02%) Windows Server
6 23 (4.89%) Debian
7 22 (4.68%) CentOS
8 20 (4.26%) Android
9 17 (3.62%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 15 (3.19%) Windows Server 2003
11 13 (2.77%) Solaris
12 11 (2.34%) Ubuntu
13 10 (2.13%) AIX
14 8 (1.70%) Windows 7
15 5 (1.06%) Embedded Linux
15 5 (1.06%) Mac OS
16 4 (0.85%) Fedora
16 4 (0.85%) HPUX
17 3 (0.64%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (33.62%) Agile Software Development
2 149 (31.70%) DevOps
3 82 (17.45%) Continuous Integration
4 81 (17.23%) High Availability
5 73 (15.53%) Software Engineering
6 63 (13.40%) Configuration Management
7 56 (11.91%) Scrum
8 54 (11.49%) E-Commerce
9 38 (8.09%) OO
10 34 (7.23%) SDLC
10 34 (7.23%) TDD
11 30 (6.38%) Mentoring
11 30 (6.38%) Unit Testing
12 26 (5.53%) DSDM
12 26 (5.53%) Load Balancing
12 26 (5.53%) Web Development
13 24 (5.11%) ITIL
13 24 (5.11%) RUP
14 23 (4.89%) Data Modelling
15 22 (4.68%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 149 (31.70%) Python
2 114 (24.26%) Bash Shell
3 100 (21.28%) SQL
4 97 (20.64%) Ruby
5 90 (19.15%) Java
6 83 (17.66%) PHP
7 75 (15.96%) JavaScript
8 65 (13.83%) Shell Script
9 40 (8.51%) PowerShell
10 32 (6.81%) C++
11 27 (5.74%) C#
12 26 (5.53%) Perl
13 9 (1.91%) C
14 8 (1.70%) T-SQL
15 7 (1.49%) VC++
16 6 (1.28%) Assembly Language
16 6 (1.28%) Go
17 3 (0.64%) Bourne shell
17 3 (0.64%) F#
17 3 (0.64%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 45 (9.57%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (7.45%) CCNP
3 31 (6.60%) CCNA
4 24 (5.11%) Degree
5 13 (2.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (2.13%) CCDA
6 10 (2.13%) CCIP
6 10 (2.13%) CCSP
6 10 (2.13%) MCSA
7 7 (1.49%) AWS Certification
7 7 (1.49%) MCSE
7 7 (1.49%) SC Cleared
7 7 (1.49%) Security Cleared
8 6 (1.28%) PMI Certification
9 5 (1.06%) Computer Science Degree
10 4 (0.85%) CEH
10 4 (0.85%) CISA
10 4 (0.85%) CISM
10 4 (0.85%) SANS
10 4 (0.85%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.68%) QA
2 15 (3.19%) SLA
3 8 (1.70%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (0.43%) PMO
5 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 76 (16.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 68 (14.47%) Docker
3 50 (10.64%) Active Directory
4 39 (8.30%) vSphere
5 33 (7.02%) VMware ESXi
6 32 (6.81%) Xen
7 26 (5.53%) XenServer
8 12 (2.55%) Hyper-V
9 11 (2.34%) KVM
10 8 (1.70%) XenApp
11 6 (1.28%) Oracle RAC
12 5 (1.06%) iptables
12 5 (1.06%) VMware NSX
13 4 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
14 3 (0.64%) XenDesktop
15 2 (0.43%) Virtual Servers
16 1 (0.21%) DFS Replication
16 1 (0.21%) OpenSIPS
16 1 (0.21%) pfSense
16 1 (0.21%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 143 (30.43%) Opscode Chef
2 131 (27.87%) Puppet
3 68 (14.47%) Ansible
4 32 (6.81%) Packer
5 28 (5.96%) Cobbler
6 25 (5.32%) Tivoli
7 19 (4.04%) Terraform
8 16 (3.40%) Kubernetes
8 16 (3.40%) Salt
9 8 (1.70%) Failover Clustering
9 8 (1.70%) Graphite
10 7 (1.49%) Nagios
10 7 (1.49%) ZABBIX
11 6 (1.28%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 6 (1.28%) ServiceCenter
12 5 (1.06%) Consul
12 5 (1.06%) Grafana
12 5 (1.06%) Prometheus
13 4 (0.85%) CFEngine
13 4 (0.85%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 122 (25.96%) VMware
2 103 (21.91%) Red Hat
3 69 (14.68%) Oracle
4 67 (14.26%) Microsoft
5 65 (13.83%) Cisco
6 34 (7.23%) F5
7 33 (7.02%) Zend
8 27 (5.74%) CheckPoint
9 26 (5.53%) EnterpriseDB
10 21 (4.47%) Citrix
11 20 (4.26%) HP
12 18 (3.83%) IBM
13 15 (3.19%) Brocade
13 15 (3.19%) Netezza
14 14 (2.98%) CommVault
14 14 (2.98%) SaltStack
15 13 (2.77%) Rackspace
16 12 (2.55%) NetApp
16 12 (2.55%) Splunk
17 11 (2.34%) Google