Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
6 months to
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 15 22
Rank change year-on-year -6 +7 -7
Permanent jobs citing Linux 367 495 466
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 8.92% 10.01% 8.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.87% 48.10% 40.14%
Number of salaries quoted 315 396 368
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £30,800 £31,375 £29,338
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £63,750
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% -5.56%

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 856 1,029 1,161
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 20.81% 20.81% 21.17%
Number of salaries quoted 734 851 958
Leeds median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £57,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -6.25%

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 26 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Linux in Leeds

For the 6 months to 26 September 2018, 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.

1 168 (45.78%) Python
2 153 (41.69%) DevOps
3 143 (38.96%) Amazon AWS
4 119 (32.43%) Puppet
5 108 (29.43%) Unix
6 103 (28.07%) Agile Software Development
7 101 (27.52%) Windows
7 101 (27.52%) Bash Shell
8 97 (26.43%) Ansible
9 94 (25.61%) Ruby
9 94 (25.61%) SQL
10 82 (22.34%) Configuration Management
10 82 (22.34%) Docker
11 78 (21.25%) Jenkins
12 76 (20.71%) Opscode Chef
13 74 (20.16%) VMware
14 71 (19.35%) Microsoft Azure
15 67 (18.26%) Microsoft
16 64 (17.44%) Active Directory
17 59 (16.08%) Continuous Integration
17 59 (16.08%) Java
18 57 (15.53%) Git (software)
19 53 (14.44%) PHP
20 45 (12.26%) Windows Server
21 44 (11.99%) Oracle
22 42 (11.44%) Terraform
23 41 (11.17%) JavaScript
23 41 (11.17%) Finance
24 40 (10.90%) Open Source
25 39 (10.63%) Cobbler

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 27 (7.36%) OpenStack
2 24 (6.54%) CloudStack
3 23 (6.27%) WebSphere
4 20 (5.45%) SharePoint
5 19 (5.18%) Apache
5 19 (5.18%) WebLogic
6 18 (4.90%) MS Exchange
7 17 (4.63%) Tomcat
8 15 (4.09%) Elasticsearch
9 12 (3.27%) IIS
9 12 (3.27%) JBoss
10 9 (2.45%) Apache Solr
10 9 (2.45%) Confluence
11 6 (1.63%) CMS
11 6 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2013
12 5 (1.36%) nginx
13 4 (1.09%) WordPress
14 3 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2007
14 3 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
15 2 (0.54%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (1.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.09%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.27%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.27%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 143 (38.96%) Amazon AWS
2 71 (19.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (7.63%) AWS CloudFormation
4 26 (7.08%) Office 365
5 15 (4.09%) SaaS
6 13 (3.54%) Amazon EC2
7 12 (3.27%) Amazon S3
7 12 (3.27%) Serverless
8 10 (2.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 8 (2.18%) Azure Active Directory
9 8 (2.18%) Google Cloud Platform
10 6 (1.63%) Amazon SQS
10 6 (1.63%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 5 (1.36%) AWS Lambda
12 4 (1.09%) AdWords
12 4 (1.09%) Amazon ELB
12 4 (1.09%) GitHub
12 4 (1.09%) Google Analytics
13 3 (0.82%) IaaS
14 2 (0.54%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 24 (6.54%) Firewall
1 24 (6.54%) SAN
2 23 (6.27%) HTTP
3 17 (4.63%) WAN
4 16 (4.36%) DNS
5 13 (3.54%) LAN
6 11 (3.00%) DHCP
6 11 (3.00%) Intranet
7 10 (2.72%) Internet
7 10 (2.72%) TCP/IP
8 9 (2.45%) HTTPS
8 9 (2.45%) Network Security
8 9 (2.45%) VoIP
9 8 (2.18%) NAS
10 7 (1.91%) SMS
11 6 (1.63%) VLAN
11 6 (1.63%) Wireless
12 5 (1.36%) Cisco Firepower
12 5 (1.36%) MPLS
13 4 (1.09%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (9.81%) MySQL
2 28 (7.63%) SQL Server
3 24 (6.54%) NoSQL
4 12 (3.27%) Amazon RDS
5 9 (2.45%) MongoDB
5 9 (2.45%) Oracle Database
5 9 (2.45%) Relational Database
6 8 (2.18%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (2.18%) Redis
7 5 (1.36%) Amazon Redshift
7 5 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (1.36%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.09%) Apache Hive
8 4 (1.09%) Big Data
9 3 (0.82%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.82%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (0.54%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.54%) HBase
10 2 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.27%) DB2
Development Applications
1 78 (21.25%) Jenkins
2 57 (15.53%) Git (software)
3 21 (5.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 18 (4.90%) JIRA
5 17 (4.63%) TeamCity
6 14 (3.81%) Sonatype Nexus
7 13 (3.54%) Subversion
8 8 (2.18%) Vagrant
9 7 (1.91%) Maven
9 7 (1.91%) Octopus Deploy
9 7 (1.91%) Rational Performance Tester
10 6 (1.63%) LoadRunner
10 6 (1.63%) LoadUI
11 4 (1.09%) Ant
11 4 (1.09%) Artifactory
11 4 (1.09%) Cucumber
11 4 (1.09%) Redmine
11 4 (1.09%) Selenium
11 4 (1.09%) SonarQube
11 4 (1.09%) Trac
General
1 41 (11.17%) Finance
2 38 (10.35%) Telecoms
3 26 (7.08%) Retail
4 22 (5.99%) Marketing
5 12 (3.27%) Games
6 5 (1.36%) Electronics
7 4 (1.09%) Advertising
8 2 (0.54%) Back Office
8 2 (0.54%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 88 (23.98%) DevOps Engineer
2 60 (16.35%) Linux Engineer
3 46 (12.53%) Platform Engineer
4 38 (10.35%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 32 (8.72%) Developer
6 31 (8.45%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 29 (7.90%) AWS Engineer
8 27 (7.36%) Administrator
9 26 (7.08%) AWS DevOps
10 25 (6.81%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 25 (6.81%) Software Engineer
11 24 (6.54%) Systems Administrator
12 23 (6.27%) Architect
13 21 (5.72%) Linux Administrator
13 21 (5.72%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 20 (5.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 17 (4.63%) Cloud Engineer
16 14 (3.81%) DevOps Administrator
16 14 (3.81%) Linux DevOps Administrator
17 13 (3.54%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (8.45%) Node.js
2 29 (7.90%) HTML
3 25 (6.81%) CSS
4 12 (3.27%) Elastic Stack
5 9 (2.45%) .NET
5 9 (2.45%) HTML5
5 9 (2.45%) jQuery
5 9 (2.45%) Lucene
5 9 (2.45%) REST
6 8 (2.18%) J2EE
6 8 (2.18%) Kafka
6 8 (2.18%) Middleware
6 8 (2.18%) SOAP
6 8 (2.18%) Web Services
7 7 (1.91%) AngularJS
7 7 (1.91%) LAMP
8 6 (1.63%) Ajax
9 5 (1.36%) ActiveMQ
9 5 (1.36%) React
10 4 (1.09%) Pyramid
Miscellaneous
1 22 (5.99%) Data Centre
2 19 (5.18%) Greenfield Project
3 11 (3.00%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (2.72%) Private Cloud
4 10 (2.72%) User Experience
5 7 (1.91%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (1.91%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.63%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.36%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.36%) Device Driver
7 5 (1.36%) Public Cloud
7 5 (1.36%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (1.09%) Cloud Native
8 4 (1.09%) Clustering
9 3 (0.82%) Security Operations Centre
10 2 (0.54%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (0.54%) Digital TV
10 2 (0.54%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.27%) Life Science
11 1 (0.27%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 108 (29.43%) Unix
2 101 (27.52%) Windows
3 45 (12.26%) Windows Server
4 27 (7.36%) CentOS
5 25 (6.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (4.36%) Ubuntu
7 10 (2.72%) AIX
8 8 (2.18%) Debian
8 8 (2.18%) Embedded Linux
9 7 (1.91%) Windows 7
10 6 (1.63%) Solaris
10 6 (1.63%) Windows 10
10 6 (1.63%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (1.09%) Android
11 4 (1.09%) HPUX
11 4 (1.09%) Windows 8
11 4 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (1.09%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.82%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.54%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (41.69%) DevOps
2 103 (28.07%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (22.34%) Configuration Management
4 59 (16.08%) Continuous Integration
5 40 (10.90%) Open Source
6 35 (9.54%) Deployment Automation
6 35 (9.54%) ITIL
7 34 (9.26%) Scrum
8 32 (8.72%) Software Engineering
9 31 (8.45%) Problem-Solving
10 29 (7.90%) DSDM
10 29 (7.90%) RUP
11 28 (7.63%) High Availability
12 25 (6.81%) Continuous Delivery
13 24 (6.54%) E-Commerce
14 23 (6.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 21 (5.72%) Test Automation
16 20 (5.45%) Service Delivery
17 16 (4.36%) Migration
18 15 (4.09%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 168 (45.78%) Python
2 101 (27.52%) Bash Shell
3 94 (25.61%) Ruby
3 94 (25.61%) SQL
4 59 (16.08%) Java
5 53 (14.44%) PHP
6 41 (11.17%) JavaScript
7 39 (10.63%) Shell Script
8 31 (8.45%) Perl
9 26 (7.08%) PowerShell
10 25 (6.81%) C++
11 23 (6.27%) C#
12 16 (4.36%) C
12 16 (4.36%) Go
13 9 (2.45%) Java 8
13 9 (2.45%) Java 9
14 7 (1.91%) PHP 5
15 6 (1.63%) VBA
16 5 (1.36%) Kotlin
16 5 (1.36%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (3.54%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (2.72%) Degree
3 8 (2.18%) AWS Certification
4 7 (1.91%) CCNP
5 6 (1.63%) CCNA
5 6 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (1.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 5 (1.36%) MCSE
7 3 (0.82%) CISSP
8 2 (0.54%) CCIP
8 2 (0.54%) CCSP
8 2 (0.54%) CEH
8 2 (0.54%) ECSA
8 2 (0.54%) GCIA
8 2 (0.54%) GCIH
8 2 (0.54%) GIAC
8 2 (0.54%) GSEC
8 2 (0.54%) MCSA
8 2 (0.54%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (0.27%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.81%) SLA
2 11 (3.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.91%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 6 (1.63%) GDPR
4 6 (1.63%) QA
5 2 (0.54%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.54%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.54%) PMO
6 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 82 (22.34%) Docker
2 64 (17.44%) Active Directory
3 39 (10.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (5.99%) vSphere
5 14 (3.81%) Hyper-V
6 12 (3.27%) Xen
6 12 (3.27%) XenServer
7 8 (2.18%) Virtual Servers
8 7 (1.91%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (1.63%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (1.36%) Firmware
10 5 (1.36%) XenApp
11 4 (1.09%) HDFS
11 4 (1.09%) pfSense
12 1 (0.27%) Varnish
12 1 (0.27%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.27%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 119 (32.43%) Puppet
2 97 (26.43%) Ansible
3 76 (20.71%) Opscode Chef
4 42 (11.44%) Terraform
5 39 (10.63%) Cobbler
6 29 (7.90%) ZABBIX
7 24 (6.54%) Tivoli
8 20 (5.45%) Cacti
8 20 (5.45%) Munin
9 15 (4.09%) Kubernetes
10 11 (3.00%) Prometheus
11 10 (2.72%) SCCM
12 9 (2.45%) Nagios
12 9 (2.45%) Packer
12 9 (2.45%) Red Hat Satellite
13 6 (1.63%) SCOrch
14 5 (1.36%) Grafana
14 5 (1.36%) WSUS
14 5 (1.36%) Xymon
15 4 (1.09%) Salt
Vendors
1 74 (20.16%) VMware
2 67 (18.26%) Microsoft
3 44 (11.99%) Oracle
4 37 (10.08%) Google
5 36 (9.81%) Red Hat
6 24 (6.54%) EnterpriseDB
7 22 (5.99%) Cisco
8 18 (4.90%) Splunk
9 15 (4.09%) SaltStack
10 12 (3.27%) EMC
10 12 (3.27%) HP
11 10 (2.72%) Citrix
11 10 (2.72%) IBM
12 8 (2.18%) New Relic
13 6 (1.63%) Trend Micro
14 5 (1.36%) F5
14 5 (1.36%) Twitter
14 5 (1.36%) Zend
15 4 (1.09%) 3PAR
15 4 (1.09%) SolarWinds