Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
13 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 20 10 9
Rank change year-on-year -10 -1 +4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 81 137 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 9.64% 12.08% 14.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 48.80% 49.64% 59.49%
Number of salaries quoted 57 79 161
South Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.79% +11.76% +4.94%
10th Percentile £28,750 £31,850 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,000 £70,000 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
South Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 166 276 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 19.76% 24.34% 24.31%
Number of salaries quoted 127 174 239
South Yorkshire median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% -3.85% +23.81%
10th Percentile £24,000 £21,250 £20,750
90th Percentile £58,761 £66,250 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 -9 58 £40,000 -20.00% 20
Doncaster +1 12 £30,000 -29.41% 5
Barnsley -15 3 £32,500 -31.58%
Linux
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 27 (33.33%) AWS
2 26 (32.10%) Unix
3 25 (30.86%) Windows
3 25 (30.86%) Python
4 21 (25.93%) WAN
5 20 (24.69%) LAN
6 19 (23.46%) PHP
7 17 (20.99%) Cisco
7 17 (20.99%) Analytical Skills
8 16 (19.75%) ITIL
9 15 (18.52%) Change Management
10 14 (17.28%) JavaScript
10 14 (17.28%) Git (software)
10 14 (17.28%) Continuous Improvement
11 13 (16.05%) Telecoms
12 12 (14.81%) VPN
12 12 (14.81%) Docker
13 11 (13.58%) OpenStack
13 11 (13.58%) Open Source
13 11 (13.58%) HTML
13 11 (13.58%) CSS
13 11 (13.58%) Linux Command Line
13 11 (13.58%) Problem-Solving
14 10 (12.35%) Agile Software Development
14 10 (12.35%) MVC
14 10 (12.35%) OOP
14 10 (12.35%) Internet
14 10 (12.35%) Puppet
14 10 (12.35%) NGN
14 10 (12.35%) Degree

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 (13.58%) OpenStack
2 7 (8.64%) Skype for Business
3 6 (7.41%) Apache
4 3 (3.70%) Confluence
4 3 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.23%) CMS
5 1 (1.23%) JBoss
5 1 (1.23%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.23%) nginx
5 1 (1.23%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.23%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.23%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.23%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.23%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 27 (33.33%) AWS
2 4 (4.94%) Azure
3 3 (3.70%) GCP
3 3 (3.70%) npm
4 2 (2.47%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (2.47%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (2.47%) Serverless
5 1 (1.23%) GitHub
5 1 (1.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (25.93%) WAN
2 20 (24.69%) LAN
3 12 (14.81%) VPN
4 10 (12.35%) Internet
4 10 (12.35%) NGN
5 9 (11.11%) DHCP
5 9 (11.11%) DNS
5 9 (11.11%) MPLS
5 9 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 9 (11.11%) VoIP
5 9 (11.11%) Wireless
6 7 (8.64%) Asterisk PBX
6 7 (8.64%) Skype
7 4 (4.94%) Firewall
7 4 (4.94%) Network Security
7 4 (4.94%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (2.47%) BGP
8 2 (2.47%) NetScaler
8 2 (2.47%) OSPF
9 1 (1.23%) RSVP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.11%) MySQL
2 3 (3.70%) Big Data
2 3 (3.70%) Hadoop
2 3 (3.70%) NoSQL
2 3 (3.70%) Redis
3 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (1.23%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (17.28%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.94%) Gerrit
2 4 (4.94%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.70%) GitLab
3 3 (3.70%) gulp
3 3 (3.70%) JIRA
3 3 (3.70%) webpack
4 2 (2.47%) Jasmine
4 2 (2.47%) Mocha
5 1 (1.23%) Postman
5 1 (1.23%) Subversion
General
1 13 (16.05%) Telecoms
2 7 (8.64%) Finance
3 2 (2.47%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.47%) Law
3 2 (2.47%) Public Sector
4 1 (1.23%) Banking
4 1 (1.23%) Games
4 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (28.40%) Developer
2 11 (13.58%) PHP Developer
3 8 (9.88%) Senior Developer
4 6 (7.41%) Analyst
4 6 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (6.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 5 (6.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (6.17%) IT Manager
5 5 (6.17%) Java Developer
5 5 (6.17%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (6.17%) Linux Support
5 5 (6.17%) Senior PHP Developer
6 4 (4.94%) IT Engineer
6 4 (4.94%) IT Support
6 4 (4.94%) IT Support Engineer
6 4 (4.94%) Software Developer
6 4 (4.94%) Support Engineer
6 4 (4.94%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (3.70%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (3.70%) Solaris Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.58%) CSS
1 11 (13.58%) HTML
2 8 (9.88%) LAMP
2 8 (9.88%) Laravel
2 8 (9.88%) Web Services
3 6 (7.41%) JSON
4 5 (6.17%) jQuery
4 5 (6.17%) Sass
4 5 (6.17%) Vue.js
5 4 (4.94%) Node.js
5 4 (4.94%) Spring
5 4 (4.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (3.70%) AngularJS
6 3 (3.70%) gRPC
6 3 (3.70%) Hibernate
6 3 (3.70%) HTML5
6 3 (3.70%) React
6 3 (3.70%) REST
6 3 (3.70%) SOAP
6 3 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.99%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (13.58%) Linux Command Line
3 10 (12.35%) Private Cloud
4 9 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (8.64%) e-Learning
5 7 (8.64%) IVR
5 7 (8.64%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (4.94%) AS400
6 4 (4.94%) Data Centre
6 4 (4.94%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (4.94%) Mobile App
7 3 (3.70%) User Experience
8 2 (2.47%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.23%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 26 (32.10%) Unix
2 25 (30.86%) Windows
3 7 (8.64%) Windows Server
4 4 (4.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (4.94%) Solaris
5 3 (3.70%) AIX
5 3 (3.70%) SUSE
5 3 (3.70%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.23%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (1.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (19.75%) ITIL
2 15 (18.52%) Change Management
3 14 (17.28%) Continuous Improvement
4 11 (13.58%) Open Source
4 11 (13.58%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (12.35%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (12.35%) MVC
5 10 (12.35%) OOP
6 9 (11.11%) Project Management
7 7 (8.64%) DevOps
7 7 (8.64%) Mentoring
8 6 (7.41%) Configuration Management
8 6 (7.41%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 6 (7.41%) Service Delivery
8 6 (7.41%) Storage Management
9 5 (6.17%) Asset Management
9 5 (6.17%) Data Security
9 5 (6.17%) Logistics
9 5 (6.17%) Scrum
9 5 (6.17%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 25 (30.86%) Python
2 19 (23.46%) PHP
3 14 (17.28%) JavaScript
4 9 (11.11%) Java
4 9 (11.11%) Perl
5 8 (9.88%) Shell Script
6 7 (8.64%) Bash Shell
6 7 (8.64%) Ruby
7 4 (4.94%) Go
7 4 (4.94%) SQL
8 3 (3.70%) AWK
9 2 (2.47%) C
10 1 (1.23%) C#
10 1 (1.23%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (12.35%) Degree
2 7 (8.64%) Avaya Certification
3 6 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (6.17%) CCNA
4 5 (6.17%) Citrix Certification
4 5 (6.17%) Master's Degree
4 5 (6.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.47%) AWS Certification
5 2 (2.47%) CCAA
5 2 (2.47%) CCNP
5 2 (2.47%) JNCIE
5 2 (2.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.23%) CCDP
6 1 (1.23%) CCIE
6 1 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.23%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.41%) SLA
2 1 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 12 (14.81%) Docker
2 2 (2.47%) Firmware
2 2 (2.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (2.47%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (1.23%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (12.35%) Ansible
1 10 (12.35%) Puppet
2 7 (8.64%) Kubernetes
2 7 (8.64%) Terraform
3 3 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.23%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 17 (20.99%) Cisco
2 8 (9.88%) Citrix
3 7 (8.64%) Avaya
3 7 (8.64%) BT
3 7 (8.64%) Genesys
3 7 (8.64%) Verint
4 6 (7.41%) Microsoft
4 6 (7.41%) VMware
5 5 (6.17%) Oracle
6 3 (3.70%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.47%) Fortinet
7 2 (2.47%) Juniper
7 2 (2.47%) Veritas
7 2 (2.47%) Zend
8 1 (1.23%) AppDynamics