Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 17 20
Rank change year-on-year -6 +3 -5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 426 493 501
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 9.02% 9.65% 8.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 46.66% 47.50% 40.53%
Number of salaries quoted 365 387 399
Leeds median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,750 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -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 913 1,038 1,236
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 19.33% 20.31% 20.60%
Number of salaries quoted 780 855 976
Leeds median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £25,750 £23,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £59,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -1.32% -

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 22 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Linux in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 196 (46.01%) DevOps
2 177 (41.55%) Amazon AWS
3 169 (39.67%) Python
4 129 (30.28%) Puppet
5 128 (30.05%) Agile Software Development
6 113 (26.53%) Ruby
7 110 (25.82%) Windows
8 108 (25.35%) Opscode Chef
9 107 (25.12%) Unix
10 106 (24.88%) SQL
10 106 (24.88%) Ansible
11 101 (23.71%) Configuration Management
12 100 (23.47%) Bash Shell
13 94 (22.07%) Microsoft Azure
14 82 (19.25%) Continuous Integration
15 81 (19.01%) Jenkins
15 81 (19.01%) VMware
16 75 (17.61%) Docker
17 71 (16.67%) Java
18 69 (16.20%) Microsoft
19 63 (14.79%) Oracle
20 62 (14.55%) PHP
20 62 (14.55%) Active Directory
21 61 (14.32%) Red Hat
21 61 (14.32%) Git (software)
22 56 (13.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 54 (12.68%) Google
24 53 (12.44%) JavaScript
24 53 (12.44%) MySQL
25 50 (11.74%) Node.js

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 37 (8.69%) Apache
2 25 (5.87%) OpenStack
3 23 (5.40%) WebSphere
4 22 (5.16%) CloudStack
5 18 (4.23%) IIS
5 18 (4.23%) WebLogic
6 17 (3.99%) Tomcat
7 12 (2.82%) Confluence
7 12 (2.82%) Elasticsearch
7 12 (2.82%) SharePoint
8 11 (2.58%) Apache Spark
8 11 (2.58%) CMS
8 11 (2.58%) SAS
9 10 (2.35%) JBoss
10 9 (2.11%) MS Exchange
11 8 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2013
12 7 (1.64%) ExpressionEngine
12 7 (1.64%) nginx
12 7 (1.64%) WordPress
13 5 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (1.64%) Chatbot
2 4 (0.94%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.23%) HipChat
3 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.23%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 177 (41.55%) Amazon AWS
2 94 (22.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (6.34%) Amazon EC2
3 27 (6.34%) Office 365
4 26 (6.10%) AWS CloudFormation
5 23 (5.40%) Amazon S3
6 21 (4.93%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 16 (3.76%) Azure Active Directory
8 12 (2.82%) Amazon SQS
8 12 (2.82%) Serverless
9 11 (2.58%) GitHub
9 11 (2.58%) SaaS
10 10 (2.35%) AWS Lambda
11 9 (2.11%) Amazon ELB
11 9 (2.11%) Google Cloud Platform
12 8 (1.88%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 5 (1.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 5 (1.17%) CloudFront
13 5 (1.17%) Route 53
13 5 (1.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 37 (8.69%) Firewall
2 22 (5.16%) TCP/IP
3 21 (4.93%) DNS
3 21 (4.93%) SAN
4 20 (4.69%) HTTP
4 20 (4.69%) WAN
5 16 (3.76%) DHCP
6 14 (3.29%) VLAN
7 13 (3.05%) Internet
8 12 (2.82%) LAN
8 12 (2.82%) MPLS
8 12 (2.82%) VoIP
8 12 (2.82%) VPN
9 11 (2.58%) HTTPS
9 11 (2.58%) Network Security
10 9 (2.11%) IPsec
10 9 (2.11%) NAS
10 9 (2.11%) Wireless
11 7 (1.64%) BGP
12 5 (1.17%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (12.44%) MySQL
2 32 (7.51%) SQL Server
3 26 (6.10%) NoSQL
4 24 (5.63%) Amazon RDS
5 20 (4.69%) Hadoop
6 19 (4.46%) Big Data
6 19 (4.46%) Oracle Database
7 16 (3.76%) Redis
8 14 (3.29%) Data Warehouse
9 13 (3.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 12 (2.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 12 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 11 (2.58%) SQL Server 2012
12 8 (1.88%) Data Lake
13 7 (1.64%) Apache Hive
13 7 (1.64%) MongoDB
14 5 (1.17%) Amazon Aurora
14 5 (1.17%) Oracle Database 12c
14 5 (1.17%) Relational Database
15 4 (0.94%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 81 (19.01%) Jenkins
2 61 (14.32%) Git (software)
3 25 (5.87%) TeamCity
4 24 (5.63%) JIRA
5 18 (4.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 15 (3.52%) Vagrant
7 12 (2.82%) Octopus Deploy
7 12 (2.82%) Subversion
8 11 (2.58%) Sonatype Nexus
8 11 (2.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 10 (2.35%) Maven
10 7 (1.64%) Rational Performance Tester
11 6 (1.41%) Bitbucket
11 6 (1.41%) LoadRunner
11 6 (1.41%) LoadUI
12 5 (1.17%) Cucumber
12 5 (1.17%) Team Foundation Server
13 4 (0.94%) Ant
13 4 (0.94%) Grunt
13 4 (0.94%) Selenium
General
1 46 (10.80%) Finance
2 28 (6.57%) Marketing
3 27 (6.34%) Retail
4 17 (3.99%) Telecoms
5 13 (3.05%) Games
6 5 (1.17%) Advertising
7 2 (0.47%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.23%) Automotive
8 1 (0.23%) Back Office
8 1 (0.23%) Electronics
8 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 113 (26.53%) DevOps Engineer
2 53 (12.44%) Linux Engineer
3 47 (11.03%) Platform Engineer
4 44 (10.33%) Developer
5 39 (9.15%) Architect
6 35 (8.22%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 30 (7.04%) AWS Engineer
8 26 (6.10%) AWS DevOps
8 26 (6.10%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 26 (6.10%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 25 (5.87%) Administrator
10 21 (4.93%) Linux Administrator
11 20 (4.69%) Software Engineer
12 19 (4.46%) Systems Administrator
13 18 (4.23%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 18 (4.23%) PHP Developer
14 17 (3.99%) Java Engineer
15 16 (3.76%) DBA
15 16 (3.76%) Integration Engineer
15 16 (3.76%) Software Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (11.74%) Node.js
2 33 (7.75%) LAMP
3 30 (7.04%) CSS
4 23 (5.40%) HTML
5 21 (4.93%) .NET
6 19 (4.46%) AngularJS
7 14 (3.29%) Symfony
7 14 (3.29%) Web Services
8 12 (2.82%) Elastic Stack
9 10 (2.35%) CakePHP
10 9 (2.11%) RabbitMQ
11 8 (1.88%) jQuery
11 8 (1.88%) Kafka
11 8 (1.88%) Laravel
11 8 (1.88%) SOAP
11 8 (1.88%) Swagger
12 7 (1.64%) Middleware
13 6 (1.41%) J2EE
14 5 (1.17%) ActiveMQ
14 5 (1.17%) React
Miscellaneous
1 27 (6.34%) Data Centre
2 17 (3.99%) Greenfield Project
2 17 (3.99%) User Experience
3 14 (3.29%) Private Cloud
4 12 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (1.88%) Device Driver
7 7 (1.64%) Linux Command Line
8 6 (1.41%) Public Cloud
9 4 (0.94%) Client/Server
9 4 (0.94%) Clustering
9 4 (0.94%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.70%) Self-Motivation
10 3 (0.70%) Social Media
11 2 (0.47%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.47%) Cloud Native
11 2 (0.47%) Digital TV
12 1 (0.23%) Embedded Systems
12 1 (0.23%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.23%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 110 (25.82%) Windows
2 107 (25.12%) Unix
3 56 (13.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 35 (8.22%) Windows Server
5 34 (7.98%) CentOS
6 21 (4.93%) Debian
7 13 (3.05%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (2.58%) AIX
8 11 (2.58%) Solaris
9 10 (2.35%) Ubuntu
10 5 (1.17%) HPUX
11 4 (0.94%) Android
12 2 (0.47%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.47%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (0.47%) VMS
13 1 (0.23%) Fedora
13 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.23%) SUSE
13 1 (0.23%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (46.01%) DevOps
2 128 (30.05%) Agile Software Development
3 101 (23.71%) Configuration Management
4 82 (19.25%) Continuous Integration
5 42 (9.86%) ITIL
5 42 (9.86%) Scrum
6 41 (9.62%) High Availability
7 40 (9.39%) Problem-Solving
8 39 (9.15%) Software Engineering
9 36 (8.45%) Open Source
10 35 (8.22%) Deployment Automation
11 34 (7.98%) Test Automation
12 33 (7.75%) DSDM
12 33 (7.75%) RUP
13 29 (6.81%) MVC
14 25 (5.87%) Mentoring
15 23 (5.40%) E-Commerce
15 23 (5.40%) Web Development
16 22 (5.16%) Data Science
17 16 (3.76%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 169 (39.67%) Python
2 113 (26.53%) Ruby
3 106 (24.88%) SQL
4 100 (23.47%) Bash Shell
5 71 (16.67%) Java
6 62 (14.55%) PHP
7 53 (12.44%) JavaScript
8 48 (11.27%) Shell Script
9 42 (9.86%) C#
10 37 (8.69%) Perl
11 35 (8.22%) C++
12 27 (6.34%) PowerShell
13 24 (5.63%) C
14 14 (3.29%) Go
15 13 (3.05%) T-SQL
16 10 (2.35%) PHP 5
17 9 (2.11%) PHP 7
17 9 (2.11%) PL/SQL
18 8 (1.88%) Java 8
18 8 (1.88%) Java 9
Qualifications
1 30 (7.04%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (3.99%) CCNA
3 14 (3.29%) Degree
4 13 (3.05%) CCNP
5 10 (2.35%) AWS Certification
6 7 (1.64%) CCIP
6 7 (1.64%) CCSP
7 6 (1.41%) Network+ Certification
8 5 (1.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 5 (1.17%) MCSE
8 5 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.70%) Security Cleared
10 2 (0.47%) CCDA
10 2 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.47%) MCP
10 2 (0.47%) MCSA
10 2 (0.47%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.23%) ISEB
11 1 (0.23%) OCP
11 1 (0.23%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.58%) GDPR
2 8 (1.88%) SLA
3 6 (1.41%) QA
4 4 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.70%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.47%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.23%) GCP
7 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 75 (17.61%) Docker
2 62 (14.55%) Active Directory
3 43 (10.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (5.40%) vSphere
5 17 (3.99%) XenServer
6 15 (3.52%) Hyper-V
7 13 (3.05%) Virtual Machines
8 12 (2.82%) Virtual Servers
9 11 (2.58%) Xen
10 10 (2.35%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (1.17%) Firmware
12 4 (0.94%) HDFS
12 4 (0.94%) XenApp
13 3 (0.70%) KVM
14 2 (0.47%) XenDesktop
15 1 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
15 1 (0.23%) Terminal Services
15 1 (0.23%) Varnish
15 1 (0.23%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 129 (30.28%) Puppet
2 108 (25.35%) Opscode Chef
3 106 (24.88%) Ansible
4 46 (10.80%) Terraform
5 40 (9.39%) Cobbler
6 26 (6.10%) SmoothWall
6 26 (6.10%) Tivoli
7 19 (4.46%) Packer
8 18 (4.23%) Kubernetes
9 16 (3.76%) Nagios
9 16 (3.76%) ZABBIX
10 11 (2.58%) Cacti
10 11 (2.58%) Munin
11 10 (2.35%) Failover Clustering
12 8 (1.88%) Salt
12 8 (1.88%) SCCM
13 7 (1.64%) Prometheus
13 7 (1.64%) Red Hat Satellite
14 6 (1.41%) Rancher
14 6 (1.41%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 81 (19.01%) VMware
2 69 (16.20%) Microsoft
3 63 (14.79%) Oracle
4 61 (14.32%) Red Hat
5 54 (12.68%) Google
6 32 (7.51%) Cisco
7 26 (6.10%) EnterpriseDB
8 22 (5.16%) SaltStack
9 16 (3.76%) New Relic
10 13 (3.05%) Zend
11 12 (2.82%) F5
11 12 (2.82%) Trend Micro
12 10 (2.35%) HP
12 10 (2.35%) IBM
13 8 (1.88%) Apigee
13 8 (1.88%) EMC
14 7 (1.64%) NetApp
15 6 (1.41%) Citrix
15 6 (1.41%) Splunk
16 5 (1.17%) Facebook