Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 28 23 23
Rank change year-on-year -5 0 -7
Permanent jobs citing Linux 263 369 449
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 7.83% 7.73% 8.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 39.43% 44.40% 40.82%
Number of salaries quoted 240 319 372
Leeds median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +4.65%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £63,875 £63,500 £68,750
West Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.74% +4.71% -1.16%

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 667 831 1,100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 19.85% 17.41% 20.68%
Number of salaries quoted 577 734 910
Leeds median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £22,750 £24,575 £21,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £58,300
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 18 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Linux in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 99 (37.64%) Python
2 86 (32.70%) Amazon AWS
3 85 (32.32%) DevOps
4 81 (30.80%) Windows
5 78 (29.66%) Puppet
6 75 (28.52%) Bash Shell
7 69 (26.24%) Unix
8 68 (25.86%) VMware
9 66 (25.10%) Agile Software Development
10 65 (24.71%) Microsoft Azure
11 61 (23.19%) Configuration Management
12 59 (22.43%) SQL
13 56 (21.29%) Microsoft
13 56 (21.29%) Jenkins
13 56 (21.29%) Docker
14 54 (20.53%) Ansible
14 54 (20.53%) Open Source
15 53 (20.15%) Ruby
16 51 (19.39%) Active Directory
17 47 (17.87%) Git (software)
18 46 (17.49%) JavaScript
19 44 (16.73%) HTML
20 42 (15.97%) Continuous Integration
21 38 (14.45%) Opscode Chef
22 37 (14.07%) Windows Server
23 36 (13.69%) Problem-Solving
24 35 (13.31%) CSS
25 34 (12.93%) Oracle
25 34 (12.93%) VMware Infrastructure
26 31 (11.79%) SQL Server

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 (7.60%) MS Exchange
2 18 (6.84%) SharePoint
3 13 (4.94%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (3.80%) IIS
4 10 (3.80%) WordPress
5 7 (2.66%) Apache Solr
5 7 (2.66%) CloudStack
5 7 (2.66%) OpenStack
6 6 (2.28%) Apache
6 6 (2.28%) CMS
6 6 (2.28%) Tomcat
7 5 (1.90%) Oracle Application Server
7 5 (1.90%) Skype for Business
8 4 (1.52%) Confluence
8 4 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (1.52%) nginx
8 4 (1.52%) WebLogic
9 3 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (1.14%) JBoss
9 3 (1.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (3.04%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.76%) Chatbot
2 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (2.28%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.76%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 86 (32.70%) Amazon AWS
2 65 (24.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (5.32%) Office 365
4 13 (4.94%) SaaS
5 12 (4.56%) AWS CloudFormation
5 12 (4.56%) PaaS
6 10 (3.80%) Google Cloud Platform
7 9 (3.42%) IaaS
7 9 (3.42%) Serverless
8 8 (3.04%) GitHub
9 7 (2.66%) AdWords
9 7 (2.66%) Google Analytics
10 5 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (1.90%) DigitalOcean
11 4 (1.52%) G Suite
12 2 (0.76%) Akamai
12 2 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.76%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.76%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (0.76%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 20 (7.60%) Firewall
2 18 (6.84%) DNS
3 16 (6.08%) WAN
4 14 (5.32%) HTTP
5 13 (4.94%) LAN
6 12 (4.56%) BGP
6 12 (4.56%) OSPF
6 12 (4.56%) SAN
7 11 (4.18%) DHCP
7 11 (4.18%) VoIP
8 8 (3.04%) Intranet
8 8 (3.04%) SMS
8 8 (3.04%) TCP/IP
9 7 (2.66%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (2.28%) VLAN
11 5 (1.90%) Cisco ISE
11 5 (1.90%) Cisco Nexus
11 5 (1.90%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 5 (1.90%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 5 (1.90%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (11.79%) SQL Server
2 29 (11.03%) MySQL
3 19 (7.22%) NoSQL
4 18 (6.84%) Relational Database
5 15 (5.70%) PostgreSQL
6 14 (5.32%) MongoDB
7 5 (1.90%) Amazon RDS
7 5 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (1.52%) Amazon Redshift
8 4 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.52%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.14%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.76%) Redis
11 1 (0.38%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.38%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 56 (21.29%) Jenkins
2 47 (17.87%) Git (software)
3 15 (5.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 15 (5.70%) Subversion
4 11 (4.18%) TeamCity
5 10 (3.80%) JIRA
6 8 (3.04%) GitLab
7 6 (2.28%) CircleCI
8 5 (1.90%) Codeship
8 5 (1.90%) Octopus Deploy
8 5 (1.90%) Sonatype Nexus
9 4 (1.52%) Bitbucket
9 4 (1.52%) Maven
9 4 (1.52%) Redmine
9 4 (1.52%) Trac
9 4 (1.52%) Vagrant
10 3 (1.14%) SonarQube
11 2 (0.76%) gulp
11 2 (0.76%) JUnit
11 2 (0.76%) webpack
General
1 29 (11.03%) Telecoms
2 25 (9.51%) Finance
3 8 (3.04%) Marketing
4 7 (2.66%) Retail
5 6 (2.28%) Games
5 6 (2.28%) Legal
6 4 (1.52%) Electronics
7 2 (0.76%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.38%) Back Office
8 1 (0.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 61 (23.19%) DevOps Engineer
2 51 (19.39%) Developer
3 46 (17.49%) Linux Engineer
4 36 (13.69%) Platform Engineer
5 34 (12.93%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 32 (12.17%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 31 (11.79%) AWS Engineer
8 26 (9.89%) AWS DevOps
8 26 (9.89%) Cloud Engineer
9 25 (9.51%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 21 (7.98%) Software Engineer
11 20 (7.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 15 (5.70%) Python Developer
13 14 (5.32%) Architect
13 14 (5.32%) Network Engineer
14 13 (4.94%) Administrator
14 13 (4.94%) Embedded Engineer
14 13 (4.94%) Embedded Software Engineer
15 12 (4.56%) Senior Developer
16 10 (3.80%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (16.73%) HTML
2 35 (13.31%) CSS
3 20 (7.60%) HTML5
4 17 (6.46%) Elastic Stack
5 16 (6.08%) Node.js
6 14 (5.32%) REST
7 13 (4.94%) jQuery
8 10 (3.80%) Ajax
8 10 (3.80%) Django
9 9 (3.42%) Pylons
9 9 (3.42%) Pyramid
9 9 (3.42%) Ruby on Rails
9 9 (3.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 9 (3.42%) Zend Framework
10 8 (3.04%) CSS3
10 8 (3.04%) web2py
11 7 (2.66%) AngularJS
11 7 (2.66%) Lucene
12 5 (1.90%) J2EE
12 5 (1.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 29 (11.03%) Data Centre
2 17 (6.46%) Public Cloud
3 12 (4.56%) Management Information System
4 11 (4.18%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (3.42%) Device Driver
6 8 (3.04%) Clustering
6 8 (3.04%) User Experience
7 6 (2.28%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (1.52%) Private Cloud
9 3 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.14%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (1.14%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (1.14%) NHS
9 3 (1.14%) Security Operations Centre
9 3 (1.14%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (1.14%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.76%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.76%) Cloud Native
10 2 (0.76%) Replication
11 1 (0.38%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 81 (30.80%) Windows
2 69 (26.24%) Unix
3 37 (14.07%) Windows Server
4 25 (9.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (5.70%) CentOS
5 15 (5.70%) Ubuntu
6 13 (4.94%) Embedded Linux
7 12 (4.56%) Solaris
8 8 (3.04%) Windows 7
8 8 (3.04%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (2.66%) Windows 10
10 6 (2.28%) Mac OS
11 4 (1.52%) Windows 8
11 4 (1.52%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.76%) Android
12 2 (0.76%) Windows Embedded Compact
12 2 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.38%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (32.32%) DevOps
2 66 (25.10%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (23.19%) Configuration Management
4 54 (20.53%) Open Source
5 42 (15.97%) Continuous Integration
6 36 (13.69%) Problem-Solving
7 29 (11.03%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 29 (11.03%) Software Engineering
8 26 (9.89%) Mentoring
9 25 (9.51%) Web Development
10 23 (8.75%) Deployment Automation
10 23 (8.75%) Unit Testing
11 20 (7.60%) E-Commerce
11 20 (7.60%) High Availability
11 20 (7.60%) Scrum
12 19 (7.22%) ITIL
12 19 (7.22%) OO
13 18 (6.84%) Continuous Delivery
14 16 (6.08%) DSDM
14 16 (6.08%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 99 (37.64%) Python
2 75 (28.52%) Bash Shell
3 59 (22.43%) SQL
4 53 (20.15%) Ruby
5 46 (17.49%) JavaScript
6 31 (11.79%) PHP
7 30 (11.41%) Java
8 28 (10.65%) Perl
9 27 (10.27%) C++
10 24 (9.13%) Shell Script
11 17 (6.46%) PowerShell
12 15 (5.70%) C
13 9 (3.42%) PHP 5
14 5 (1.90%) Tcl
15 4 (1.52%) Go
16 3 (1.14%) Lua
16 3 (1.14%) T-SQL
17 2 (0.76%) C#
17 2 (0.76%) ES6
17 2 (0.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (4.56%) AWS Certification
2 11 (4.18%) Degree
2 11 (4.18%) Security Cleared
3 10 (3.80%) RHCE
3 10 (3.80%) SC Cleared
4 9 (3.42%) CCNA
4 9 (3.42%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (2.66%) CCNP
6 5 (1.90%) OCP
6 5 (1.90%) Oracle Certification
7 4 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (1.52%) RHCSA
8 3 (1.14%) CCSA
8 3 (1.14%) CISSP
8 3 (1.14%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (1.14%) MCSE
8 3 (1.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.76%) CCSE
9 2 (0.76%) CEH
9 2 (0.76%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.56%) SLA
2 7 (2.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 3 (1.14%) QA
5 2 (0.76%) PMO
6 1 (0.38%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 56 (21.29%) Docker
2 51 (19.39%) Active Directory
3 34 (12.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (4.56%) Hyper-V
5 11 (4.18%) vSphere
6 7 (2.66%) Virtual Servers
7 5 (1.90%) Postfix
7 5 (1.90%) VMware NSX
8 4 (1.52%) pfSense
8 4 (1.52%) XenApp
9 3 (1.14%) Firmware
9 3 (1.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.76%) Xen
10 2 (0.76%) XenServer
11 1 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.38%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.38%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 78 (29.66%) Puppet
2 54 (20.53%) Ansible
3 38 (14.45%) Opscode Chef
4 26 (9.89%) Kubernetes
4 26 (9.89%) Terraform
5 22 (8.37%) Cobbler
6 16 (6.08%) Tivoli
7 13 (4.94%) ZABBIX
8 9 (3.42%) Cacti
8 9 (3.42%) Munin
8 9 (3.42%) Packer
8 9 (3.42%) Prometheus
9 7 (2.66%) Consul
9 7 (2.66%) Docker Swarm
9 7 (2.66%) Grafana
10 5 (1.90%) ArcSight ESM
10 5 (1.90%) CFEngine
10 5 (1.90%) Netcool
10 5 (1.90%) SCCM
10 5 (1.90%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 68 (25.86%) VMware
2 56 (21.29%) Microsoft
3 34 (12.93%) Oracle
4 29 (11.03%) Cisco
5 23 (8.75%) Red Hat
6 22 (8.37%) Google
7 19 (7.22%) Splunk
8 16 (6.08%) EnterpriseDB
9 14 (5.32%) F5
10 13 (4.94%) CheckPoint
11 12 (4.56%) ArcSight
11 12 (4.56%) SolarWinds
12 11 (4.18%) Zend
13 8 (3.04%) Citrix
13 8 (3.04%) CyberArk
14 7 (2.66%) Atlassian
14 7 (2.66%) Fortinet
14 7 (2.66%) LogRhythm
14 7 (2.66%) Palo Alto
15 6 (2.28%) EMC