Period
to 16 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 23 14
Rank change year-on-year +11 -9 +8
Permanent jobs citing Linux 112 85 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 13.53% 8.35% 12.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.03% 45.21% 59.04%
Number of salaries quoted 117 76 135
Sheffield median annual salary £42,500 £39,750 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.92% +1.92% +11.43%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £63,125 £62,500
South Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% +3.90% +10.00%

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 Sheffield with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Sheffield
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 193 188 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 23.31% 18.47% 21.12%
Number of salaries quoted 168 166 223
Sheffield median annual salary £42,500 £32,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.78% -7.86% -
10th Percentile £20,875 £21,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,625 £57,250
South Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £31,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +34.92% -10.00% +1.45%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

Job postings citing Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Sheffield.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Sheffield

Linux
Salary Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux in Sheffield.

Salary trend for Linux in Sheffield

Linux
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Sheffield over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Linux in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Linux.

1 43 (38.39%) SQL
2 39 (34.82%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (33.93%) DevOps
4 37 (33.04%) PHP
5 32 (28.57%) Java
6 30 (26.79%) Amazon AWS
7 28 (25.00%) Python
8 25 (22.32%) Analytical Skills
9 24 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
9 24 (21.43%) Unix
9 24 (21.43%) LAMP
10 23 (20.54%) JavaScript
10 23 (20.54%) MongoDB
11 21 (18.75%) Node.js
11 21 (18.75%) MySQL
11 21 (18.75%) Apache
12 20 (17.86%) Docker
13 19 (16.96%) Puppet
13 19 (16.96%) Web Development
14 18 (16.07%) Google
15 16 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 15 (13.39%) Open Source
16 15 (13.39%) Bash Shell
17 14 (12.50%) TDD
17 14 (12.50%) VMware
17 14 (12.50%) Windows
17 14 (12.50%) Oracle
17 14 (12.50%) PL/SQL
18 13 (11.61%) Middleware
18 13 (11.61%) Configuration Management

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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 21 (18.75%) Apache
2 11 (9.82%) nginx
3 3 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (2.68%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.68%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.79%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.79%) JBoss
5 1 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.89%) IIS
5 1 (0.89%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.89%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 30 (26.79%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.46%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (4.46%) PaaS
3 2 (1.79%) Office 365
4 1 (0.89%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.89%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.89%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (0.89%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.89%) Quay.io
4 1 (0.89%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.36%) Firewall
1 6 (5.36%) VPN
2 3 (2.68%) DNS
2 3 (2.68%) FTP
2 3 (2.68%) HTTP
2 3 (2.68%) SMTP
2 3 (2.68%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.89%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (20.54%) MongoDB
2 21 (18.75%) MySQL
3 12 (10.71%) NoSQL
4 9 (8.04%) Relational Database
5 7 (6.25%) Oracle Database
5 7 (6.25%) Redis
6 6 (5.36%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (1.79%) Big Data
7 2 (1.79%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 13 (11.61%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (5.36%) JIRA
3 5 (4.46%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (1.79%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.89%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.89%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.89%) Scrutinizer-CI
6 1 (0.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (9.82%) Games
2 7 (6.25%) Finance
3 3 (2.68%) Retail
4 1 (0.89%) Advertising
4 1 (0.89%) Automotive
4 1 (0.89%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 37 (33.04%) Developer
2 14 (12.50%) Administrator
2 14 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
2 14 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 14 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 13 (11.61%) DevOps Engineer
3 13 (11.61%) Java Developer
3 13 (11.61%) Senior Developer
4 12 (10.71%) Python Developer
4 12 (10.71%) Web Developer
5 11 (9.82%) PHP Developer
6 9 (8.04%) Automation Engineer
6 9 (8.04%) Java Web Developer
6 9 (8.04%) PHP Web Developer
6 9 (8.04%) Python Web Developer
6 9 (8.04%) Senior Web Developer
7 8 (7.14%) Senior Python Developer
8 7 (6.25%) Consultant
8 7 (6.25%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 7 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (21.43%) LAMP
2 21 (18.75%) Node.js
3 13 (11.61%) Middleware
3 13 (11.61%) Oracle Fusion
4 12 (10.71%) Flask
5 7 (6.25%) RabbitMQ
6 6 (5.36%) Java EE
7 5 (4.46%) CSS
7 5 (4.46%) HTML
7 5 (4.46%) SOAP
7 5 (4.46%) XML
8 4 (3.57%) REST
8 4 (3.57%) Web Services
8 4 (3.57%) WSDL
9 2 (1.79%) JSON
9 2 (1.79%) Laravel
10 1 (0.89%) Ajax
10 1 (0.89%) Spring
10 1 (0.89%) Symfony
10 1 (0.89%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 25 (22.32%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.46%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.57%) Fintech
3 4 (3.57%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (1.79%) EPoS
5 1 (0.89%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.89%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.89%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (21.43%) Unix
2 16 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (12.50%) Windows
4 13 (11.61%) Solaris
5 11 (9.82%) CentOS
6 9 (8.04%) Windows Server
7 8 (7.14%) Apple iOS
8 4 (3.57%) Android
9 3 (2.68%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (34.82%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (33.93%) DevOps
3 19 (16.96%) Web Development
4 15 (13.39%) Open Source
5 14 (12.50%) TDD
6 13 (11.61%) Configuration Management
7 11 (9.82%) Web Operations
8 10 (8.93%) ITIL
8 10 (8.93%) Software Engineering
9 8 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (7.14%) Data Security
9 8 (7.14%) iOS Development
10 7 (6.25%) B2B
10 7 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (5.36%) Data Migration
11 6 (5.36%) High Availability
11 6 (5.36%) Migration
11 6 (5.36%) Server Virtualisation
11 6 (5.36%) Test Automation
12 5 (4.46%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 43 (38.39%) SQL
2 37 (33.04%) PHP
3 32 (28.57%) Java
4 28 (25.00%) Python
5 23 (20.54%) JavaScript
6 15 (13.39%) Bash Shell
7 14 (12.50%) PL/SQL
8 11 (9.82%) Ruby
9 9 (8.04%) C#
10 7 (6.25%) COBOL
11 6 (5.36%) Perl
12 2 (1.79%) C
12 2 (1.79%) C++
13 1 (0.89%) ANSI SQL
13 1 (0.89%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.89%) Groovy
13 1 (0.89%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.89%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.25%) CCNA
2 7 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (2.68%) CEH
3 3 (2.68%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (2.68%) MCP
3 3 (2.68%) RHCE
4 1 (0.89%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.89%) Degree
4 1 (0.89%) MCSA
4 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.89%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.46%) QA
System Software
1 20 (17.86%) Docker
2 13 (11.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (6.25%) Dovecot
4 6 (5.36%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (3.57%) GlusterFS
5 4 (3.57%) iptables
5 4 (3.57%) Postfix
5 4 (3.57%) Varnish
6 1 (0.89%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 24 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
2 19 (16.96%) Puppet
3 12 (10.71%) Ansible
4 10 (8.93%) Kubernetes
5 6 (5.36%) Oracle RMAN
5 6 (5.36%) Terraform
6 5 (4.46%) Data Guard
6 5 (4.46%) Graphite
6 5 (4.46%) Nagios
7 4 (3.57%) HAProxy
8 3 (2.68%) Backup Exec
8 3 (2.68%) SCCM
9 2 (1.79%) Rancher
Vendors
1 18 (16.07%) Google
2 14 (12.50%) Oracle
2 14 (12.50%) VMware
3 11 (9.82%) Microsoft
4 7 (6.25%) Micro Focus
4 7 (6.25%) Red Hat
5 6 (5.36%) Rackspace
6 4 (3.57%) Veeam
7 2 (1.79%) Zend
8 1 (0.89%) SaltStack