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

Linux
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 22 15
Rank change year-on-year +7 -7 +3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 451 466 792
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 9.13% 8.69% 11.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 46.11% 42.10% 46.89%
Number of salaries quoted 378 380 653
Leeds median annual salary £50,000 £44,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.36% -1.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £28,025
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £65,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +8.43%

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 978 1107 1689
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 19.80% 20.65% 24.27%
Number of salaries quoted 837 939 1384
Leeds median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £23,500 £22,290 £24,075
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 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 163 (36.14%) DevOps
2 155 (34.37%) Python
3 151 (33.48%) Agile Software Development
4 150 (33.26%) Opscode Chef
5 130 (28.82%) Puppet
6 121 (26.83%) Windows
7 115 (25.50%) VMware
8 113 (25.06%) Amazon AWS
9 110 (24.39%) Bash Shell
10 106 (23.50%) Unix
11 104 (23.06%) Ruby
12 93 (20.62%) SQL
13 89 (19.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 87 (19.29%) Continuous Integration
14 87 (19.29%) Red Hat
15 81 (17.96%) Java
15 81 (17.96%) Git (software)
16 80 (17.74%) Configuration Management
17 73 (16.19%) PHP
18 72 (15.96%) Ansible
19 69 (15.30%) Shell Script
19 69 (15.30%) VMware Infrastructure
20 68 (15.08%) Docker
20 68 (15.08%) High Availability
21 65 (14.41%) JavaScript
22 63 (13.97%) Microsoft
23 62 (13.75%) Cisco
24 61 (13.53%) Jenkins
25 60 (13.30%) Oracle
26 59 (13.08%) Software Engineering

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 32 (7.10%) OpenStack
2 22 (4.88%) Apache
2 22 (4.88%) MS Exchange
3 20 (4.43%) CloudStack
4 16 (3.55%) IIS
5 14 (3.10%) WebSphere
6 12 (2.66%) Tomcat
6 12 (2.66%) WebLogic
7 10 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
7 10 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
7 10 (2.22%) SharePoint
8 8 (1.77%) Elasticsearch
8 8 (1.77%) SAS
9 7 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (1.33%) nginx
10 6 (1.33%) Skype for Business
11 5 (1.11%) CMS
12 4 (0.89%) Apache Spark
12 4 (0.89%) JBoss
13 3 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (1.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.22%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (1.77%) Magento
2 1 (0.22%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 113 (25.06%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (9.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (3.33%) Office 365
4 11 (2.44%) AWS CloudFormation
5 9 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (2.00%) GitHub
6 5 (1.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 4 (0.89%) Amazon S3
7 4 (0.89%) PaaS
8 3 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.67%) IaaS
9 2 (0.44%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.44%) Serverless
10 1 (0.22%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 1 (0.22%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.22%) Bluemix
10 1 (0.22%) Boomi
10 1 (0.22%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.22%) G Suite
10 1 (0.22%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 53 (11.75%) Firewall
2 39 (8.65%) SAN
3 30 (6.65%) WAN
4 24 (5.32%) DNS
5 23 (5.10%) TCP/IP
6 22 (4.88%) MPLS
7 21 (4.66%) VLAN
8 19 (4.21%) BGP
8 19 (4.21%) Cisco ASA
8 19 (4.21%) OSPF
8 19 (4.21%) VPN
9 18 (3.99%) Cisco IOS
9 18 (3.99%) Network Security
10 17 (3.77%) Internet
11 16 (3.55%) VoIP
12 15 (3.33%) Spanning Tree
13 14 (3.10%) LAN
14 12 (2.66%) DHCP
15 10 (2.22%) NAS
16 7 (1.55%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (12.64%) SQL Server
2 48 (10.64%) MySQL
3 20 (4.43%) MongoDB
4 19 (4.21%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (3.33%) DataStage
5 15 (3.33%) IBM InfoSphere
5 15 (3.33%) Oracle Database
6 13 (2.88%) Big Data
6 13 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (2.88%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (2.00%) NoSQL
8 8 (1.77%) BusinessObjects
8 8 (1.77%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (1.33%) Redis
10 5 (1.11%) Hadoop
10 5 (1.11%) Oracle Database 10g
10 5 (1.11%) Relational Database
11 4 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 81 (17.96%) Git (software)
2 61 (13.53%) Jenkins
3 40 (8.87%) Subversion
4 29 (6.43%) JIRA
5 21 (4.66%) Eclipse
6 18 (3.99%) PHPUnit
7 16 (3.55%) Android Studio
7 16 (3.55%) Vagrant
7 16 (3.55%) Visual Studio
8 13 (2.88%) Selenium
9 10 (2.22%) Octopus Deploy
10 9 (2.00%) Sonatype Nexus
11 7 (1.55%) TeamCity
12 6 (1.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 6 (1.33%) ERwin
12 6 (1.33%) JUnit
12 6 (1.33%) Maven
13 4 (0.89%) JBehave
13 4 (0.89%) Oracle APEX
13 4 (0.89%) Ranorex
General
1 33 (7.32%) Finance
2 32 (7.10%) Games
3 11 (2.44%) Marketing
4 10 (2.22%) Advertising
5 8 (1.77%) Retail
6 3 (0.67%) Legal
7 2 (0.44%) Law
8 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.22%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 113 (25.06%) DevOps Engineer
2 48 (10.64%) Developer
3 47 (10.42%) Linux Engineer
4 42 (9.31%) Administrator
5 38 (8.43%) Architect
5 38 (8.43%) Software Engineer
6 36 (7.98%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 35 (7.76%) AWS Engineer
7 35 (7.76%) Platform Engineer
8 32 (7.10%) AWS DevOps
9 31 (6.87%) Systems Administrator
10 30 (6.65%) Linux Administrator
11 29 (6.43%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 28 (6.21%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 26 (5.76%) Analyst
14 25 (5.54%) AWS DevOps Engineer
15 24 (5.32%) Automation Engineer
16 23 (5.10%) Operations Engineer
17 20 (4.43%) PHP Developer
18 19 (4.21%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (9.98%) HTML
2 32 (7.10%) React
3 31 (6.87%) LAMP
3 31 (6.87%) Node.js
4 30 (6.65%) Web Services
5 27 (5.99%) Laravel
5 27 (5.99%) Symfony
6 23 (5.10%) CSS
6 23 (5.10%) RESTful
7 20 (4.43%) AngularJS
8 19 (4.21%) XML
9 18 (3.99%) SOAP
9 18 (3.99%) Spring
10 17 (3.77%) Hibernate
11 16 (3.55%) .NET
12 14 (3.10%) J2EE
13 13 (2.88%) JSP
14 10 (2.22%) RabbitMQ
15 9 (2.00%) JSON
16 8 (1.77%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 39 (8.65%) Data Centre
2 30 (6.65%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (6.21%) Linux Command Line
4 19 (4.21%) Clustering
4 19 (4.21%) Computer Science
5 15 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
6 13 (2.88%) Management Information System
7 11 (2.44%) NHS
8 10 (2.22%) User Experience
9 9 (2.00%) Public Cloud
10 8 (1.77%) Mobile App
10 8 (1.77%) PMI
11 7 (1.55%) AS400
11 7 (1.55%) Private Cloud
12 6 (1.33%) Greenfield Project
12 6 (1.33%) Hedge funds
13 4 (0.89%) Blog
13 4 (0.89%) Fintech
14 3 (0.67%) Hybrid Cloud
14 3 (0.67%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 121 (26.83%) Windows
2 106 (23.50%) Unix
3 89 (19.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 34 (7.54%) Windows Server
5 32 (7.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 30 (6.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 25 (5.54%) CentOS
8 20 (4.43%) Debian
9 16 (3.55%) Android
9 16 (3.55%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 16 (3.55%) Windows Server 2003
10 15 (3.33%) Solaris
11 11 (2.44%) Ubuntu
12 10 (2.22%) AIX
13 8 (1.77%) Mac OS
14 5 (1.11%) Windows 7
15 4 (0.89%) Fedora
15 4 (0.89%) HPUX
16 3 (0.67%) SUSE
17 1 (0.22%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (36.14%) DevOps
2 151 (33.48%) Agile Software Development
3 87 (19.29%) Continuous Integration
4 80 (17.74%) Configuration Management
5 68 (15.08%) High Availability
6 59 (13.08%) Software Engineering
7 54 (11.97%) Scrum
8 44 (9.76%) E-Commerce
9 30 (6.65%) DSDM
9 30 (6.65%) OO
9 30 (6.65%) RUP
10 29 (6.43%) SDLC
11 27 (5.99%) TDD
12 23 (5.10%) Data Modelling
12 23 (5.10%) Presales
13 22 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
13 22 (4.88%) Load Balancing
13 22 (4.88%) Mentoring
14 21 (4.66%) ITIL
14 21 (4.66%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 155 (34.37%) Python
2 110 (24.39%) Bash Shell
3 104 (23.06%) Ruby
4 93 (20.62%) SQL
5 81 (17.96%) Java
6 73 (16.19%) PHP
7 69 (15.30%) Shell Script
8 65 (14.41%) JavaScript
9 35 (7.76%) PowerShell
10 27 (5.99%) C++
11 20 (4.43%) Perl
12 19 (4.21%) C#
13 6 (1.33%) Assembly Language
13 6 (1.33%) Bourne shell
13 6 (1.33%) Go
14 4 (0.89%) VC++
15 3 (0.67%) F#
15 3 (0.67%) Groovy
15 3 (0.67%) PHP 7
16 2 (0.44%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 44 (9.76%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (6.87%) CCNP
3 30 (6.65%) CCNA
4 23 (5.10%) Degree
5 10 (2.22%) CCDA
5 10 (2.22%) CCIP
5 10 (2.22%) CCSP
5 10 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (2.00%) MCSE
7 8 (1.77%) PMI Certification
7 8 (1.77%) SC Cleared
7 8 (1.77%) Security Cleared
8 7 (1.55%) AWS Certification
8 7 (1.55%) MCSA
9 5 (1.11%) Computer Science Degree
10 4 (0.89%) CCIE
10 4 (0.89%) CISA
10 4 (0.89%) CISSP
10 4 (0.89%) SANS
10 4 (0.89%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.21%) QA
2 16 (3.55%) SLA
3 8 (1.77%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.22%) PMO
System Software
1 69 (15.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 68 (15.08%) Docker
3 40 (8.87%) Active Directory
4 35 (7.76%) vSphere
5 25 (5.54%) VMware ESXi
5 25 (5.54%) Xen
6 20 (4.43%) XenServer
7 12 (2.66%) Hyper-V
8 11 (2.44%) KVM
9 7 (1.55%) XenApp
10 6 (1.33%) Oracle RAC
11 5 (1.11%) iptables
12 4 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
13 3 (0.67%) Virtual Servers
13 3 (0.67%) VMware NSX
13 3 (0.67%) XenDesktop
14 2 (0.44%) Terminal Services
15 1 (0.22%) DFS Replication
15 1 (0.22%) OpenSIPS
15 1 (0.22%) Samba
Systems Management
1 150 (33.26%) Opscode Chef
2 130 (28.82%) Puppet
3 72 (15.96%) Ansible
4 37 (8.20%) Packer
5 33 (7.32%) Cobbler
6 28 (6.21%) Terraform
7 25 (5.54%) Tivoli
8 19 (4.21%) Kubernetes
9 17 (3.77%) Salt
10 16 (3.55%) Nagios
11 11 (2.44%) SCCM
12 10 (2.22%) Graphite
13 8 (1.77%) ZABBIX
14 5 (1.11%) Consul
14 5 (1.11%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 5 (1.11%) Prometheus
14 5 (1.11%) ServiceCenter
15 4 (0.89%) FortiGate
15 4 (0.89%) OpenNMS
15 4 (0.89%) SCOM
Vendors
1 115 (25.50%) VMware
2 87 (19.29%) Red Hat
3 63 (13.97%) Microsoft
4 62 (13.75%) Cisco
5 60 (13.30%) Oracle
6 28 (6.21%) EnterpriseDB
7 26 (5.76%) CheckPoint
8 25 (5.54%) F5
9 23 (5.10%) Citrix
9 23 (5.10%) Google
10 20 (4.43%) Zend
11 17 (3.77%) HP
11 17 (3.77%) IBM
11 17 (3.77%) SaltStack
12 15 (3.33%) Netezza
13 14 (3.10%) CommVault
14 11 (2.44%) NetApp
15 10 (2.22%) Dell Compellent
15 10 (2.22%) Juniper
15 10 (2.22%) Splunk