Period
to 23 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 23 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 18 10 20
Rank change year-on-year -8 +10 -2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 75 160 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 9.29% 13.79% 10.01%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.86% 49.69% 48.33%
Number of salaries quoted 49 91 118
South Yorkshire median annual salary £50,000 £48,463 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.17% +7.69% +12.50%
10th Percentile £28,750 £32,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.53% +3.33% +12.50%

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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
South Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 175 322 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 21.69% 27.76% 20.71%
Number of salaries quoted 137 198 225
South Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £24,000 £21,250 £20,800
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux in South Yorkshire

Linux
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Linux in South Yorkshire

Linux
Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 23 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Linux in South Yorkshire

Linux
Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the South Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 23 February 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -10 58 £50,000 - 19
Doncaster +10 7 £39,250 +13.77% 2
Linux
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 February 2020, 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Linux.

1 31 (41.33%) Unix
2 25 (33.33%) Windows
3 24 (32.00%) LAN
3 24 (32.00%) WAN
4 23 (30.67%) AWS
5 22 (29.33%) Python
6 20 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
7 17 (22.67%) Cisco
7 17 (22.67%) Change Management
8 16 (21.33%) VPN
8 16 (21.33%) ITIL
8 16 (21.33%) Git (software)
9 15 (20.00%) TCP/IP
9 15 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
10 14 (18.67%) Docker
10 14 (18.67%) DevOps
10 14 (18.67%) Continuous Improvement
11 13 (17.33%) Telecoms
12 12 (16.00%) MPLS
12 12 (16.00%) Ansible
13 11 (14.67%) Azure
13 11 (14.67%) Finance
13 11 (14.67%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (14.67%) DNS
13 11 (14.67%) Kubernetes
14 10 (13.33%) JavaScript
14 10 (13.33%) PHP
14 10 (13.33%) Internet
14 10 (13.33%) Degree
14 10 (13.33%) Mentoring

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 9 (12.00%) OpenStack
2 7 (9.33%) Skype for Business
3 3 (4.00%) Apache
3 3 (4.00%) Confluence
3 3 (4.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.33%) CMS
4 1 (1.33%) JBoss
4 1 (1.33%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.33%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 23 (30.67%) AWS
2 11 (14.67%) Azure
3 5 (6.67%) GitHub
3 5 (6.67%) IaaS
4 3 (4.00%) GCP
5 2 (2.67%) Amazon EKS
5 2 (2.67%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (2.67%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (2.67%) OpenShift
5 2 (2.67%) PaaS
5 2 (2.67%) Serverless
6 1 (1.33%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 24 (32.00%) LAN
1 24 (32.00%) WAN
2 16 (21.33%) VPN
3 15 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 12 (16.00%) MPLS
5 11 (14.67%) DNS
6 10 (13.33%) Internet
7 9 (12.00%) DHCP
7 9 (12.00%) VoIP
7 9 (12.00%) Wireless
8 7 (9.33%) Asterisk PBX
8 7 (9.33%) Skype
9 5 (6.67%) BGP
9 5 (6.67%) IPv6
9 5 (6.67%) OSPF
9 5 (6.67%) RSVP
9 5 (6.67%) VXLAN
10 4 (5.33%) Firewall
10 4 (5.33%) NGN
10 4 (5.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.00%) MySQL
2 4 (5.33%) NoSQL
2 4 (5.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.00%) Big Data
3 3 (4.00%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.67%) DB2
5 1 (1.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.33%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.33%) Snowflake Schema
5 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.33%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 16 (21.33%) Git (software)
2 7 (9.33%) Jenkins
3 4 (5.33%) Gerrit
4 3 (4.00%) JIRA
5 2 (2.67%) Jasmine
5 2 (2.67%) Mocha
5 2 (2.67%) Subversion
6 1 (1.33%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.33%) Gradle
6 1 (1.33%) IntelliJ
6 1 (1.33%) JUnit
6 1 (1.33%) Maven
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (1.33%) Postman
6 1 (1.33%) Selenium
6 1 (1.33%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (17.33%) Telecoms
2 11 (14.67%) Finance
3 3 (4.00%) Public Sector
4 2 (2.67%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.67%) Law
5 1 (1.33%) Banking
5 1 (1.33%) Games
5 1 (1.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (17.33%) Developer
2 8 (10.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (8.00%) Analyst
4 5 (6.67%) IT Manager
4 5 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (6.67%) Senior Developer
5 4 (5.33%) IT Engineer
5 4 (5.33%) IT Support
5 4 (5.33%) IT Support Engineer
5 4 (5.33%) Juniper Engineer
5 4 (5.33%) Linux Support
5 4 (5.33%) Network Engineer
5 4 (5.33%) PHP Developer
5 4 (5.33%) Senior PHP Developer
5 4 (5.33%) Software Developer
5 4 (5.33%) Solaris Engineer
5 4 (5.33%) Support Engineer
5 4 (5.33%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (4.00%) Administrator
6 3 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.33%) CSS
1 7 (9.33%) HTML
2 6 (8.00%) Node.js
3 5 (6.67%) Jinja
4 3 (4.00%) JSON
4 3 (4.00%) Spring
4 3 (4.00%) Web Services
5 2 (2.67%) Chai
5 2 (2.67%) Hibernate
5 2 (2.67%) Jest
5 2 (2.67%) LAMP
5 2 (2.67%) Laravel
5 2 (2.67%) REST
5 2 (2.67%) Sass
5 2 (2.67%) Semantic HTML
5 2 (2.67%) Twig
5 2 (2.67%) Vue.js
6 1 (1.33%) .NET Core
6 1 (1.33%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 20 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (12.00%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (9.33%) e-Learning
3 7 (9.33%) IVR
3 7 (9.33%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (8.00%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (5.33%) AS400
5 4 (5.33%) Data Centre
5 4 (5.33%) Private Cloud
6 2 (2.67%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.67%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.33%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 31 (41.33%) Unix
2 25 (33.33%) Windows
3 7 (9.33%) Windows Server
4 5 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (6.67%) Solaris
5 4 (5.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 3 (4.00%) SUSE
7 2 (2.67%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.33%) Amazon Linux
8 1 (1.33%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.33%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.67%) Change Management
2 16 (21.33%) ITIL
3 15 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
4 14 (18.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 14 (18.67%) DevOps
5 11 (14.67%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (13.33%) Mentoring
7 9 (12.00%) Project Management
8 8 (10.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 8 (10.67%) Open Source
9 7 (9.33%) Scrum
10 6 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (8.00%) Deployment Automation
10 6 (8.00%) OOP
10 6 (8.00%) Service Delivery
10 6 (8.00%) Storage Management
10 6 (8.00%) Technical Leadership
11 5 (6.67%) Customer-Centricity
11 5 (6.67%) Network Optimisation
11 5 (6.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 22 (29.33%) Python
2 10 (13.33%) JavaScript
2 10 (13.33%) PHP
3 9 (12.00%) Java
3 9 (12.00%) Shell Script
3 9 (12.00%) SQL
4 8 (10.67%) Bash Shell
4 8 (10.67%) Perl
5 6 (8.00%) Ruby
6 3 (4.00%) AWK
6 3 (4.00%) C#
7 2 (2.67%) Apple Swift
7 2 (2.67%) C
7 2 (2.67%) C++
7 2 (2.67%) Objective-C
7 2 (2.67%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.67%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.33%) Go
8 1 (1.33%) Java 8
8 1 (1.33%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (13.33%) Degree
2 7 (9.33%) Avaya Certification
3 5 (6.67%) CCNA
3 5 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (6.67%) JNCIE
3 5 (6.67%) JNCIP
3 5 (6.67%) Master's Degree
3 5 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (4.00%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (2.67%) AWS Certification
5 2 (2.67%) CCAA
5 2 (2.67%) CCNP
5 2 (2.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.33%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.00%) SLA
2 2 (2.67%) QA
System Software
1 14 (18.67%) Docker
2 2 (2.67%) Firmware
2 2 (2.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (2.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (1.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (16.00%) Ansible
2 11 (14.67%) Kubernetes
3 10 (13.33%) Puppet
4 5 (6.67%) Terraform
5 3 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (2.67%) Cobbler
6 2 (2.67%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.33%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 17 (22.67%) Cisco
2 7 (9.33%) Avaya
2 7 (9.33%) BT
2 7 (9.33%) Genesys
2 7 (9.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.33%) Oracle
2 7 (9.33%) Verint
3 6 (8.00%) Citrix
3 6 (8.00%) Juniper
3 6 (8.00%) VMware
4 4 (5.33%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.67%) EnterpriseDB
5 2 (2.67%) Fortinet
5 2 (2.67%) Google
5 2 (2.67%) IBM
5 2 (2.67%) Veritas
6 1 (1.33%) AppDynamics
6 1 (1.33%) Informatica
6 1 (1.33%) Tableau
6 1 (1.33%) Zend