Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 24 16
Rank change year-on-year +2 -8 -1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 419 415 622
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 8.13% 7.95% 9.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 48.38% 40.37% 44.68%
Number of salaries quoted 356 342 526
Leeds median annual salary £48,750 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.63% +11.76% -5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £68,750 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% -

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 866 1,028 1,392
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 16.81% 19.68% 21.26%
Number of salaries quoted 739 857 1,127
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £21,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £63,500 £61,250 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -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 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Linux in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

1 190 (45.35%) DevOps
2 174 (41.53%) Amazon AWS
3 142 (33.89%) Python
4 139 (33.17%) Opscode Chef
5 126 (30.07%) Puppet
6 123 (29.36%) Windows
7 119 (28.40%) Ruby
8 110 (26.25%) Configuration Management
8 110 (26.25%) Agile Software Development
9 97 (23.15%) VMware
10 94 (22.43%) Unix
11 93 (22.20%) Bash Shell
12 88 (21.00%) Microsoft Azure
12 88 (21.00%) Ansible
13 87 (20.76%) Continuous Integration
14 83 (19.81%) Jenkins
15 80 (19.09%) SQL
16 72 (17.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 71 (16.95%) Docker
18 68 (16.23%) Microsoft
19 64 (15.27%) Red Hat
19 64 (15.27%) JavaScript
20 63 (15.04%) PHP
20 63 (15.04%) Problem-Solving
21 62 (14.80%) Java
22 61 (14.56%) MySQL
23 58 (13.84%) Oracle
24 57 (13.60%) Google
25 56 (13.37%) Git (software)
25 56 (13.37%) Active Directory

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 45 (10.74%) Apache
2 19 (4.53%) IIS
3 18 (4.30%) SharePoint
4 16 (3.82%) OpenStack
5 14 (3.34%) CloudStack
6 12 (2.86%) WebLogic
7 11 (2.63%) CMS
7 11 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
7 11 (2.63%) MS Exchange
7 11 (2.63%) SAS
7 11 (2.63%) Tomcat
8 10 (2.39%) WebSphere
8 10 (2.39%) WordPress
9 9 (2.15%) Apache Spark
9 9 (2.15%) ExpressionEngine
9 9 (2.15%) nginx
10 7 (1.67%) Confluence
10 7 (1.67%) JBoss
11 6 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2007
11 6 (1.43%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (2.15%) Chatbot
2 3 (0.72%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (0.48%) CiviCRM
2 1 (0.24%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 174 (41.53%) Amazon AWS
2 88 (21.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (9.07%) Office 365
4 31 (7.40%) Amazon EC2
5 19 (4.53%) Amazon S3
6 16 (3.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 14 (3.34%) AWS CloudFormation
7 14 (3.34%) GitHub
8 12 (2.86%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 11 (2.63%) Azure Active Directory
10 9 (2.15%) Amazon ELB
10 9 (2.15%) AWS Lambda
10 9 (2.15%) Google Cloud Platform
10 9 (2.15%) Serverless
11 8 (1.91%) SaaS
12 7 (1.67%) Amazon SQS
12 7 (1.67%) PaaS
13 6 (1.43%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 6 (1.43%) CloudFront
14 5 (1.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 46 (10.98%) Firewall
2 30 (7.16%) SAN
3 24 (5.73%) WAN
4 23 (5.49%) DNS
5 22 (5.25%) TCP/IP
6 17 (4.06%) DHCP
6 17 (4.06%) LAN
6 17 (4.06%) Network Security
7 16 (3.82%) VoIP
8 13 (3.10%) VLAN
8 13 (3.10%) VPN
9 12 (2.86%) MPLS
10 11 (2.63%) HTTP
10 11 (2.63%) Internet
11 10 (2.39%) NAS
12 8 (1.91%) IPsec
13 7 (1.67%) BGP
13 7 (1.67%) HTTPS
13 7 (1.67%) Wireless
14 6 (1.43%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (14.56%) MySQL
2 37 (8.83%) SQL Server
3 25 (5.97%) Big Data
4 21 (5.01%) Amazon RDS
5 18 (4.30%) Hadoop
6 16 (3.82%) Oracle Database
6 16 (3.82%) Redis
7 14 (3.34%) NoSQL
8 13 (3.10%) Data Warehouse
8 13 (3.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 13 (3.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 13 (3.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 12 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
10 9 (2.15%) MongoDB
11 8 (1.91%) Data Lake
12 7 (1.67%) Oracle Database 12c
13 6 (1.43%) Amazon Aurora
14 4 (0.95%) Apache Hive
14 4 (0.95%) Power BI
14 4 (0.95%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 83 (19.81%) Jenkins
2 56 (13.37%) Git (software)
3 26 (6.21%) JIRA
4 24 (5.73%) Vagrant
5 21 (5.01%) TeamCity
6 15 (3.58%) Subversion
7 12 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 11 (2.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 9 (2.15%) Octopus Deploy
10 8 (1.91%) Sonatype Nexus
11 6 (1.43%) Grunt
11 6 (1.43%) gulp
11 6 (1.43%) Maven
12 5 (1.19%) Bitbucket
12 5 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
13 4 (0.95%) Visual Studio
14 3 (0.72%) Android Studio
14 3 (0.72%) ClearCase
14 3 (0.72%) ClearQuest
14 3 (0.72%) Eclipse
General
1 55 (13.13%) Finance
2 34 (8.11%) Retail
3 31 (7.40%) Marketing
4 20 (4.77%) Games
5 10 (2.39%) Advertising
6 2 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.48%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.24%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 129 (30.79%) DevOps Engineer
2 54 (12.89%) Developer
3 46 (10.98%) Platform Engineer
4 45 (10.74%) Architect
5 36 (8.59%) Linux Engineer
6 34 (8.11%) AWS Engineer
6 34 (8.11%) PHP Developer
7 30 (7.16%) AWS DevOps
7 30 (7.16%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 28 (6.68%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 22 (5.25%) Administrator
10 21 (5.01%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 19 (4.53%) Linux Administrator
12 16 (3.82%) DBA
13 15 (3.58%) IT Engineer
13 15 (3.58%) Systems Administrator
14 14 (3.34%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 14 (3.34%) Network Engineer
14 14 (3.34%) Senior Developer
14 14 (3.34%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (12.65%) LAMP
2 46 (10.98%) Node.js
3 44 (10.50%) CSS
4 36 (8.59%) HTML
5 23 (5.49%) Symfony
6 21 (5.01%) Web Services
7 20 (4.77%) AngularJS
8 16 (3.82%) .NET
9 15 (3.58%) CakePHP
9 15 (3.58%) Laravel
10 13 (3.10%) Elastic Stack
10 13 (3.10%) RabbitMQ
11 10 (2.39%) jQuery
12 8 (1.91%) Swagger
13 6 (1.43%) Ajax
13 6 (1.43%) HTML5
14 5 (1.19%) JSON
15 4 (0.95%) XHTML
15 4 (0.95%) XML
16 3 (0.72%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 32 (7.64%) Data Centre
2 28 (6.68%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (4.06%) User Experience
4 11 (2.63%) Clustering
4 11 (2.63%) Linux Command Line
5 8 (1.91%) Private Cloud
5 8 (1.91%) Public Cloud
6 7 (1.67%) Device Driver
7 6 (1.43%) Social Media
8 5 (1.19%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.19%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.19%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.95%) Graphic Design
10 3 (0.72%) Microsoft Licensing
10 3 (0.72%) PlayStation
11 2 (0.48%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.48%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (0.48%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.48%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 123 (29.36%) Windows
2 94 (22.43%) Unix
3 72 (17.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 55 (13.13%) Windows Server
5 32 (7.64%) CentOS
6 21 (5.01%) Debian
7 17 (4.06%) Solaris
7 17 (4.06%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (1.91%) Mac OS X
8 8 (1.91%) Windows 7
8 8 (1.91%) Windows 8
8 8 (1.91%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (1.67%) AIX
9 7 (1.67%) Ubuntu
10 5 (1.19%) Android
10 5 (1.19%) HPUX
11 4 (0.95%) Mac OS
11 4 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.72%) Windows 10
12 3 (0.72%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (45.35%) DevOps
2 110 (26.25%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (26.25%) Configuration Management
3 87 (20.76%) Continuous Integration
4 63 (15.04%) Problem-Solving
5 48 (11.46%) ITIL
6 41 (9.79%) Scrum
7 39 (9.31%) High Availability
8 37 (8.83%) MVC
9 36 (8.59%) Open Source
10 34 (8.11%) DSDM
10 34 (8.11%) RUP
11 33 (7.88%) Web Development
12 29 (6.92%) Mentoring
13 26 (6.21%) Disaster Recovery
14 25 (5.97%) Software Engineering
15 24 (5.73%) E-Commerce
15 24 (5.73%) Test Automation
16 21 (5.01%) Coaching
17 20 (4.77%) OO
Programming Languages
1 142 (33.89%) Python
2 119 (28.40%) Ruby
3 93 (22.20%) Bash Shell
4 80 (19.09%) SQL
5 64 (15.27%) JavaScript
6 63 (15.04%) PHP
7 62 (14.80%) Java
8 48 (11.46%) Shell Script
9 34 (8.11%) C++
10 28 (6.68%) C#
10 28 (6.68%) PowerShell
11 20 (4.77%) Perl
12 18 (4.30%) C
13 15 (3.58%) PHP 5
14 14 (3.34%) PHP 7
14 14 (3.34%) T-SQL
15 9 (2.15%) PL/SQL
16 5 (1.19%) Bourne shell
17 2 (0.48%) Groovy
17 2 (0.48%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 33 (7.88%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (5.01%) CCNA
3 17 (4.06%) Degree
4 12 (2.86%) CCNP
5 8 (1.91%) AWS Certification
5 8 (1.91%) MCSE
5 8 (1.91%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (1.67%) CCIP
6 7 (1.67%) CCSP
6 7 (1.67%) MCSA
7 6 (1.43%) Network+ Certification
8 4 (0.95%) MCP
9 3 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.72%) OCP
9 3 (0.72%) Oracle Certification
9 3 (0.72%) Security Cleared
10 2 (0.48%) CCDA
10 2 (0.48%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.48%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.24%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.34%) SLA
2 7 (1.67%) GDPR
3 3 (0.72%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.72%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.48%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (0.48%) GCP
5 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.24%) QA
System Software
1 71 (16.95%) Docker
2 56 (13.37%) Active Directory
3 51 (12.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (4.06%) Hyper-V
4 17 (4.06%) vSphere
5 15 (3.58%) Virtual Servers
6 13 (3.10%) XenServer
7 11 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (1.91%) XenApp
8 8 (1.91%) XenDesktop
9 7 (1.67%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (1.19%) KVM
11 4 (0.95%) Samba
11 4 (0.95%) Terminal Services
12 3 (0.72%) Firmware
12 3 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
12 3 (0.72%) Xen
13 2 (0.48%) VMware Server
14 1 (0.24%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 139 (33.17%) Opscode Chef
2 126 (30.07%) Puppet
3 88 (21.00%) Ansible
4 50 (11.93%) Terraform
5 39 (9.31%) Packer
6 38 (9.07%) Cobbler
7 26 (6.21%) Kubernetes
7 26 (6.21%) Nagios
7 26 (6.21%) SmoothWall
8 20 (4.77%) Tivoli
9 19 (4.53%) SCCM
10 17 (4.06%) Salt
11 10 (2.39%) Failover Clustering
12 8 (1.91%) Graphite
13 7 (1.67%) Docker Swarm
14 6 (1.43%) logstash
14 6 (1.43%) Red Hat Satellite
14 6 (1.43%) SCOM
15 5 (1.19%) Capistrano
15 5 (1.19%) SELinux
Vendors
1 97 (23.15%) VMware
2 68 (16.23%) Microsoft
3 64 (15.27%) Red Hat
4 58 (13.84%) Oracle
5 57 (13.60%) Google
6 50 (11.93%) Cisco
7 24 (5.73%) EnterpriseDB
7 24 (5.73%) SaltStack
8 21 (5.01%) Zend
9 15 (3.58%) HP
9 15 (3.58%) New Relic
10 13 (3.10%) F5
11 12 (2.86%) Citrix
12 11 (2.63%) Apple
13 9 (2.15%) NetApp
13 9 (2.15%) Rackspace
14 8 (1.91%) Apigee
15 7 (1.67%) EMC
15 7 (1.67%) Trend Micro
16 6 (1.43%) CommVault