Period
to 25 August 2019

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 25 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 24 20 13
Rank change year-on-year -4 -7 -3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 88 109 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 8.66% 8.57% 12.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 39.11% 45.23% 62.09%
Number of salaries quoted 74 73 147
South Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £25,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £74,900 £60,200 £63,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%

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 225 241 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 22.15% 18.95% 20.86%
Number of salaries quoted 192 166 227
South Yorkshire median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% -3.85% +11.43%
10th Percentile £23,750 £21,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £59,375 £57,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £39,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -1.25% +6.67% +2.74%

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 25 August 2019.

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 25 August 2019. 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 -3 73 £47,500 +5.56% 17
Doncaster -1 8 £30,000 -33.33% 5
Barnsley +11 6 £37,500 +50.00% 1
Linux
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 August 2019, 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 (35.23%) Python
2 26 (29.55%) Unix
3 24 (27.27%) PHP
3 24 (27.27%) AWS
4 23 (26.14%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (23.86%) Docker
5 21 (23.86%) DevOps
6 20 (22.73%) JavaScript
6 20 (22.73%) Load Balancing
7 19 (21.59%) Firewall
8 17 (19.32%) VPN
9 16 (18.18%) Security Monitoring
10 15 (17.05%) Ansible
10 15 (17.05%) DNS
10 15 (17.05%) Cisco
10 15 (17.05%) MPLS
10 15 (17.05%) OSPF
10 15 (17.05%) BGP
10 15 (17.05%) MySQL
10 15 (17.05%) Windows
10 15 (17.05%) Azure
10 15 (17.05%) Open Source
10 15 (17.05%) Bash Shell
10 15 (17.05%) Network Architecture
11 14 (15.91%) Perl
11 14 (15.91%) Java
11 14 (15.91%) Cisco Certification
11 14 (15.91%) IPv6
11 14 (15.91%) VoIP
11 14 (15.91%) Data Centre

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 11 (12.50%) OpenStack
2 8 (9.09%) Apache
3 4 (4.55%) nginx
3 4 (4.55%) WebSphere
3 4 (4.55%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (3.41%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.27%) Apache Spark
5 2 (2.27%) Confluence
5 2 (2.27%) IIS
5 2 (2.27%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.14%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.14%) CMS
6 1 (1.14%) JBoss
6 1 (1.14%) Joomla!
6 1 (1.14%) Jupyter
6 1 (1.14%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (1.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.14%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.14%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.14%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.14%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.14%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 24 (27.27%) AWS
2 15 (17.05%) Azure
3 7 (7.95%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (6.82%) GCP
5 5 (5.68%) IaaS
5 5 (5.68%) PaaS
5 5 (5.68%) SaaS
6 3 (3.41%) npm
7 2 (2.27%) GitHub
7 2 (2.27%) Google Play
7 2 (2.27%) Office 365
8 1 (1.14%) Amazon S3
8 1 (1.14%) Quay.io
8 1 (1.14%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 19 (21.59%) Firewall
2 17 (19.32%) VPN
3 15 (17.05%) BGP
3 15 (17.05%) DNS
3 15 (17.05%) MPLS
3 15 (17.05%) OSPF
4 14 (15.91%) IPv6
4 14 (15.91%) VoIP
5 7 (7.95%) SAN
6 6 (6.82%) NGN
7 3 (3.41%) Asterisk PBX
7 3 (3.41%) PBX
8 2 (2.27%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.14%) AMQP
9 1 (1.14%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (1.14%) Junos
9 1 (1.14%) Kerberos
9 1 (1.14%) NAS
9 1 (1.14%) Plixer Scrutinizer
9 1 (1.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.05%) MySQL
2 7 (7.95%) Oracle Database
3 5 (5.68%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.55%) NoSQL
4 4 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (4.55%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.41%) Redis
6 2 (2.27%) Apache Hive
6 2 (2.27%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.14%) Big Data
7 1 (1.14%) HBase
7 1 (1.14%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.14%) MS Access
7 1 (1.14%) ObjectStore
7 1 (1.14%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (1.14%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.14%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (13.64%) Git (software)
1 12 (13.64%) Jenkins
2 6 (6.82%) GitLab
3 4 (4.55%) CircleCI
3 4 (4.55%) Codeship
3 4 (4.55%) TeamCity
4 3 (3.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (3.41%) gulp
4 3 (3.41%) webpack
5 2 (2.27%) JIRA
6 1 (1.14%) AppScan
6 1 (1.14%) Gradle
6 1 (1.14%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.14%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.14%) Scrutinizer-CI
6 1 (1.14%) Selenium
6 1 (1.14%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 8 (9.09%) Finance
2 5 (5.68%) Banking
2 5 (5.68%) Manufacturing
2 5 (5.68%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.55%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 25 (28.41%) Developer
2 15 (17.05%) PHP Developer
3 14 (15.91%) DevOps Engineer
3 14 (15.91%) Network Engineer
4 9 (10.23%) Linux Engineer
5 6 (6.82%) Junior
6 5 (5.68%) Architect
6 5 (5.68%) AWS Engineer
6 5 (5.68%) Java Developer
6 5 (5.68%) Senior Developer
7 4 (4.55%) AWS DevOps
7 4 (4.55%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 4 (4.55%) Junior Developer
7 4 (4.55%) Junior PHP Developer
7 4 (4.55%) Kubernetes Engineer
7 4 (4.55%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 4 (4.55%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 4 (4.55%) Support Engineer
8 3 (3.41%) Linux Support
8 3 (3.41%) Technical Advisor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.77%) HTML
2 10 (11.36%) CSS
3 9 (10.23%) jQuery
4 8 (9.09%) JSON
5 7 (7.95%) Web Services
6 6 (6.82%) HTML5
6 6 (6.82%) LAMP
6 6 (6.82%) Laravel
6 6 (6.82%) Vue.js
6 6 (6.82%) XML
7 4 (4.55%) Hibernate
7 4 (4.55%) Spring
7 4 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (3.41%) AngularJS
8 3 (3.41%) Elastic Stack
8 3 (3.41%) Middleware
8 3 (3.41%) React
8 3 (3.41%) REST
8 3 (3.41%) Sass
8 3 (3.41%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.91%) Data Centre
1 14 (15.91%) Linux Command Line
2 6 (6.82%) Private Cloud
2 6 (6.82%) Public Cloud
3 5 (5.68%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (4.55%) Clustering
5 3 (3.41%) Digital Media
5 3 (3.41%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.41%) User Experience
6 2 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.27%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.14%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.14%) Cloud Native
7 1 (1.14%) NHS
7 1 (1.14%) Replication
7 1 (1.14%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 26 (29.55%) Unix
2 15 (17.05%) Windows
3 7 (7.95%) AIX
4 4 (4.55%) Debian
4 4 (4.55%) Ubuntu
5 2 (2.27%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.27%) SUSE
6 1 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (26.14%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (23.86%) DevOps
3 20 (22.73%) Load Balancing
4 16 (18.18%) Security Monitoring
5 15 (17.05%) Network Architecture
5 15 (17.05%) Open Source
6 10 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (10.23%) Microservices
8 8 (9.09%) Configuration Management
8 8 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (7.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 7 (7.95%) MVC
10 6 (6.82%) Capacity Planning
10 6 (6.82%) Collaborative Working
11 5 (5.68%) Continuous Delivery
11 5 (5.68%) Deployment Automation
11 5 (5.68%) Fintech
11 5 (5.68%) Mentoring
11 5 (5.68%) OO
11 5 (5.68%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 31 (35.23%) Python
2 24 (27.27%) PHP
3 20 (22.73%) JavaScript
4 15 (17.05%) Bash Shell
5 14 (15.91%) Java
5 14 (15.91%) Perl
6 12 (13.64%) Ruby
7 11 (12.50%) Go
7 11 (12.50%) SQL
8 7 (7.95%) Shell Script
9 6 (6.82%) PL/SQL
10 4 (4.55%) C
10 4 (4.55%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.14%) C#
11 1 (1.14%) C++
11 1 (1.14%) Java 8
11 1 (1.14%) PHP 7
11 1 (1.14%) R
Qualifications
1 14 (15.91%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (14.77%) CCNA
3 8 (9.09%) Degree
4 5 (5.68%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (4.55%) LPIC
6 3 (3.41%) RHCE
6 3 (3.41%) RHCSA
7 2 (2.27%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.14%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.14%) CCDP
8 1 (1.14%) CCIE
8 1 (1.14%) CISA
8 1 (1.14%) CISM
8 1 (1.14%) CISSP
8 1 (1.14%) JNCIE
8 1 (1.14%) Master's Degree
8 1 (1.14%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.68%) SLA
2 2 (2.27%) COBIT
2 2 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 21 (23.86%) Docker
2 4 (4.55%) NFS
3 2 (2.27%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.27%) HDFS
3 2 (2.27%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.14%) Apache Flume
4 1 (1.14%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (17.05%) Ansible
2 11 (12.50%) Kubernetes
2 11 (12.50%) Puppet
3 10 (11.36%) Terraform
4 7 (7.95%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (4.55%) CFEngine
5 4 (4.55%) Juju
6 3 (3.41%) Consul
6 3 (3.41%) Docker Swarm
6 3 (3.41%) Grafana
6 3 (3.41%) Nagios
6 3 (3.41%) Opsview
6 3 (3.41%) Packer
7 1 (1.14%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (1.14%) HP Fortify
7 1 (1.14%) Mesos
7 1 (1.14%) Nessus
7 1 (1.14%) Oozie
7 1 (1.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (17.05%) Cisco
2 11 (12.50%) Oracle
3 9 (10.23%) Microsoft
4 8 (9.09%) Google
5 6 (6.82%) VMware
6 4 (4.55%) Atlassian
6 4 (4.55%) Red Hat
7 3 (3.41%) Citrix
8 2 (2.27%) Hortonworks
8 2 (2.27%) IBM
8 2 (2.27%) Zend
9 1 (1.14%) Cloudera
9 1 (1.14%) Infor
9 1 (1.14%) Juniper