Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 15 20
Rank change year-on-year -9 +5 -5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 321 466 476
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 8.21% 9.35% 8.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.18% 46.69% 42.31%
Number of salaries quoted 287 386 382
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% -5.56%
10th Percentile £30,550 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £64,250 £62,500 £64,875
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 799 998 1,125
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 20.43% 20.02% 20.78%
Number of salaries quoted 674 849 948
Leeds median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £22,750 £23,500 £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 14 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Linux in Leeds

For the 6 months to 14 November 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.

1 146 (45.48%) Python
2 126 (39.25%) DevOps
3 117 (36.45%) Amazon AWS
4 106 (33.02%) Puppet
5 92 (28.66%) Unix
6 90 (28.04%) Bash Shell
7 88 (27.41%) Agile Software Development
8 84 (26.17%) SQL
9 80 (24.92%) Windows
9 80 (24.92%) Ansible
10 78 (24.30%) Ruby
11 77 (23.99%) Configuration Management
12 74 (23.05%) Jenkins
12 74 (23.05%) Docker
13 67 (20.87%) Microsoft Azure
14 60 (18.69%) VMware
15 59 (18.38%) Git (software)
16 56 (17.45%) Microsoft
17 55 (17.13%) Active Directory
17 55 (17.13%) Continuous Integration
18 53 (16.51%) Opscode Chef
19 51 (15.89%) Open Source
19 51 (15.89%) PHP
20 47 (14.64%) Java
21 46 (14.33%) JavaScript
22 42 (13.08%) HTML
23 41 (12.77%) Telecoms
24 38 (11.84%) Windows Server
25 37 (11.53%) Oracle
26 35 (10.90%) Shell Script

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 19 (5.92%) OpenStack
2 18 (5.61%) CloudStack
2 18 (5.61%) SharePoint
3 17 (5.30%) MS Exchange
4 16 (4.98%) WebSphere
5 15 (4.67%) Apache
6 14 (4.36%) Elasticsearch
7 13 (4.05%) Tomcat
7 13 (4.05%) WebLogic
8 9 (2.80%) Apache Solr
8 9 (2.80%) CMS
8 9 (2.80%) IIS
8 9 (2.80%) WordPress
9 7 (2.18%) Confluence
10 6 (1.87%) JBoss
10 6 (1.87%) nginx
11 4 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (0.62%) Apache Pig
12 2 (0.62%) Apache Spark
12 2 (0.62%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (2.18%) Photoshop
2 6 (1.87%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.31%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.31%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 2 (0.62%) Shopify
2 1 (0.31%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 117 (36.45%) Amazon AWS
2 67 (20.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (7.17%) AWS CloudFormation
4 15 (4.67%) Office 365
5 12 (3.74%) SaaS
6 8 (2.49%) Google Cloud Platform
6 8 (2.49%) Serverless
7 7 (2.18%) AdWords
7 7 (2.18%) Google Analytics
8 6 (1.87%) Azure Active Directory
8 6 (1.87%) GitHub
8 6 (1.87%) IaaS
9 5 (1.56%) Amazon S3
9 5 (1.56%) PaaS
10 4 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (1.25%) G Suite
11 3 (0.93%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 3 (0.93%) Amazon SQS
12 2 (0.62%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 22 (6.85%) HTTP
2 18 (5.61%) Firewall
3 15 (4.67%) WAN
4 14 (4.36%) SAN
5 12 (3.74%) LAN
6 11 (3.43%) DNS
6 11 (3.43%) Intranet
7 10 (3.12%) TCP/IP
8 9 (2.80%) DHCP
9 8 (2.49%) BGP
9 8 (2.49%) OSPF
9 8 (2.49%) SMS
9 8 (2.49%) VoIP
10 6 (1.87%) HTTPS
10 6 (1.87%) Network Security
10 6 (1.87%) WLAN
11 5 (1.56%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (1.56%) Cisco Firepower
11 5 (1.56%) Wireless
11 5 (1.56%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (10.28%) MySQL
2 28 (8.72%) SQL Server
3 27 (8.41%) NoSQL
4 15 (4.67%) MongoDB
5 11 (3.43%) Relational Database
6 9 (2.80%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (2.49%) Amazon Redshift
8 7 (2.18%) Oracle Database
8 7 (2.18%) Redis
9 6 (1.87%) Amazon RDS
10 4 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.93%) Apache Hive
11 3 (0.93%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.93%) Azure SQL Database
11 3 (0.93%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (0.62%) Big Data
12 2 (0.62%) Hadoop
13 1 (0.31%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 1 (0.31%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 74 (23.05%) Jenkins
2 59 (18.38%) Git (software)
3 20 (6.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 17 (5.30%) Subversion
5 14 (4.36%) TeamCity
6 13 (4.05%) JIRA
7 12 (3.74%) Sonatype Nexus
8 7 (2.18%) Maven
8 7 (2.18%) Rational Performance Tester
9 6 (1.87%) LoadRunner
9 6 (1.87%) LoadUI
9 6 (1.87%) Octopus Deploy
10 4 (1.25%) Ant
10 4 (1.25%) Artifactory
10 4 (1.25%) Bitbucket
10 4 (1.25%) GitLab
10 4 (1.25%) Redmine
10 4 (1.25%) SonarQube
10 4 (1.25%) Trac
10 4 (1.25%) Vagrant
General
1 41 (12.77%) Telecoms
2 34 (10.59%) Finance
3 12 (3.74%) Marketing
3 12 (3.74%) Retail
4 11 (3.43%) Games
5 5 (1.56%) Electronics
6 2 (0.62%) Back Office
6 2 (0.62%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.31%) Advertising
7 1 (0.31%) Legal
7 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 68 (21.18%) DevOps Engineer
2 58 (18.07%) Linux Engineer
3 48 (14.95%) Platform Engineer
4 45 (14.02%) Developer
5 37 (11.53%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 33 (10.28%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 31 (9.66%) AWS Engineer
8 27 (8.41%) AWS DevOps
8 27 (8.41%) Software Engineer
9 26 (8.10%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 25 (7.79%) Cloud Engineer
11 22 (6.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 19 (5.92%) Administrator
12 19 (5.92%) Python Developer
13 16 (4.98%) Architect
13 16 (4.98%) Systems Administrator
14 13 (4.05%) Linux Administrator
14 13 (4.05%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 11 (3.43%) Analyst
15 11 (3.43%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (13.08%) HTML
2 34 (10.59%) CSS
3 24 (7.48%) Node.js
4 18 (5.61%) HTML5
5 16 (4.98%) Elastic Stack
6 15 (4.67%) jQuery
7 12 (3.74%) Ajax
8 11 (3.43%) REST
9 10 (3.12%) Django
10 9 (2.80%) Lucene
10 9 (2.80%) Pylons
10 9 (2.80%) Pyramid
10 9 (2.80%) Ruby on Rails
10 9 (2.80%) Zend Framework
11 8 (2.49%) J2EE
11 8 (2.49%) Middleware
11 8 (2.49%) SOAP
11 8 (2.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 8 (2.49%) web2py
12 7 (2.18%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 20 (6.23%) Data Centre
2 18 (5.61%) Greenfield Project
3 13 (4.05%) User Experience
4 10 (3.12%) Computer Science
5 9 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (2.80%) Private Cloud
6 8 (2.49%) Device Driver
6 8 (2.49%) Public Cloud
7 7 (2.18%) Clustering
7 7 (2.18%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.87%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (1.56%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.25%) Cloud Native
11 3 (0.93%) Security Operations Centre
11 3 (0.93%) Self-Motivation
11 3 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
12 2 (0.62%) Data Protection Act
12 2 (0.62%) Digital TV
12 2 (0.62%) EMC VNX
12 2 (0.62%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 92 (28.66%) Unix
2 80 (24.92%) Windows
3 38 (11.84%) Windows Server
4 28 (8.72%) CentOS
5 20 (6.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (6.23%) Ubuntu
6 11 (3.43%) Embedded Linux
7 8 (2.49%) Windows 7
8 7 (2.18%) AIX
8 7 (2.18%) Windows 10
9 4 (1.25%) Debian
9 4 (1.25%) Windows 8
9 4 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (1.25%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.93%) Solaris
10 3 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.62%) Android
11 2 (0.62%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.62%) VMS
11 2 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (39.25%) DevOps
2 88 (27.41%) Agile Software Development
3 77 (23.99%) Configuration Management
4 55 (17.13%) Continuous Integration
5 51 (15.89%) Open Source
6 35 (10.90%) Software Engineering
7 32 (9.97%) Deployment Automation
7 32 (9.97%) Problem-Solving
8 29 (9.03%) Scrum
9 27 (8.41%) E-Commerce
10 25 (7.79%) Continuous Delivery
10 25 (7.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 24 (7.48%) DSDM
11 24 (7.48%) RUP
12 23 (7.17%) High Availability
13 22 (6.85%) Web Development
14 21 (6.54%) OO
14 21 (6.54%) Test Automation
15 19 (5.92%) ITIL
15 19 (5.92%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 146 (45.48%) Python
2 90 (28.04%) Bash Shell
3 84 (26.17%) SQL
4 78 (24.30%) Ruby
5 51 (15.89%) PHP
6 47 (14.64%) Java
7 46 (14.33%) JavaScript
8 35 (10.90%) Shell Script
9 27 (8.41%) Perl
10 25 (7.79%) C++
11 23 (7.17%) PowerShell
12 17 (5.30%) C
13 16 (4.98%) Go
14 11 (3.43%) C#
15 9 (2.80%) Java 8
15 9 (2.80%) Java 9
16 8 (2.49%) PHP 5
17 6 (1.87%) VBA
18 4 (1.25%) Lua
19 3 (0.93%) AWK
Qualifications
1 10 (3.12%) AWS Certification
1 10 (3.12%) Degree
2 6 (1.87%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (1.87%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.56%) CCNP
3 5 (1.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 5 (1.56%) MCSE
4 4 (1.25%) CCNA
4 4 (1.25%) RHCE
5 3 (0.93%) CISSP
5 3 (0.93%) RHCSA
5 3 (0.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (0.62%) CCSA
6 2 (0.62%) CCSE
6 2 (0.62%) CEH
6 2 (0.62%) ECSA
6 2 (0.62%) GCIA
6 2 (0.62%) GCIH
6 2 (0.62%) GIAC
6 2 (0.62%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.36%) SLA
2 11 (3.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (2.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 6 (1.87%) QA
5 4 (1.25%) GDPR
6 2 (0.62%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.62%) PMO
7 1 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 74 (23.05%) Docker
2 55 (17.13%) Active Directory
3 34 (10.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (5.61%) vSphere
5 10 (3.12%) Hyper-V
6 9 (2.80%) Xen
6 9 (2.80%) XenServer
7 8 (2.49%) Virtual Servers
8 5 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (1.56%) XenApp
9 4 (1.25%) pfSense
9 4 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.93%) HDFS
10 3 (0.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (0.93%) VMware NSX
11 2 (0.62%) Firmware
12 1 (0.31%) Varnish
12 1 (0.31%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.31%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.31%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 106 (33.02%) Puppet
2 80 (24.92%) Ansible
3 53 (16.51%) Opscode Chef
4 35 (10.90%) Cobbler
5 34 (10.59%) Terraform
6 27 (8.41%) ZABBIX
7 24 (7.48%) Tivoli
8 18 (5.61%) Cacti
8 18 (5.61%) Kubernetes
8 18 (5.61%) Munin
9 14 (4.36%) Prometheus
10 9 (2.80%) Packer
11 8 (2.49%) Grafana
11 8 (2.49%) Red Hat Satellite
12 5 (1.56%) Consul
12 5 (1.56%) Docker Swarm
12 5 (1.56%) Nagios
12 5 (1.56%) SCCM
12 5 (1.56%) vCenter Server
12 5 (1.56%) Xymon
Vendors
1 60 (18.69%) VMware
2 56 (17.45%) Microsoft
3 37 (11.53%) Oracle
4 34 (10.59%) Red Hat
5 28 (8.72%) Google
6 24 (7.48%) EnterpriseDB
7 23 (7.17%) Cisco
8 17 (5.30%) Splunk
9 11 (3.43%) CheckPoint
9 11 (3.43%) SaltStack
9 11 (3.43%) SolarWinds
10 10 (3.12%) ArcSight
10 10 (3.12%) IBM
11 9 (2.80%) Citrix
11 9 (2.80%) F5
11 9 (2.80%) Zend
12 7 (2.18%) Fortinet
12 7 (2.18%) LogRhythm
12 7 (2.18%) Palo Alto
13 6 (1.87%) CyberArk