Period
to 24 February 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for linkerd skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited linkerd over the 6 months to 24 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

linkerd
UK
6 months to
24 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 801 1007 1115
Rank change year-on-year +206 +108 +74
Permanent jobs citing linkerd 18 17 16
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.024% 0.014% 0.011%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.15% 0.11% 0.094%
Number of salaries quoted 20 18 26
Median annual salary £90,000 £80,000 £87,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -8.57% +34.62%
10th Percentile £85,000 £60,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £125,000 £95,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary - £70,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year - -6.67% -

linkerd is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 11,868 15,663 17,097
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.08% 12.76% 11.46%
Number of salaries quoted 9,642 12,189 13,515
Median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +9.52%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +7.53%

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Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing linkerd as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for linkerd in the UK

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Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing linkerd.

Salary trend for linkerd in the UK

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Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing linkerd over the 6 months to 24 February 2021.

Salary histogram for linkerd in the UK

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Top 3 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing linkerd within the UK over the 6 months to 24 February 2021. 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
England +212 18 £90,000 +12.50% 1
London +178 18 £90,000 +12.50% 1
Work from Home -84 2 £90,000 +28.57% 1

For the 6 months to 24 February 2021, IT jobs citing linkerd 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 with a requirement for linkerd.

1 18 (100.00%) DevOps
1 18 (100.00%) Kubernetes
2 17 (94.44%) GCP
2 17 (94.44%) Docker
3 11 (61.11%) Terraform
3 11 (61.11%) Azure
4 10 (55.56%) AWS
4 10 (55.56%) PCI DSS
4 10 (55.56%) OWASP
4 10 (55.56%) Java
4 10 (55.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (55.56%) Bash Shell
4 10 (55.56%) BDD
4 10 (55.56%) OSCP
4 10 (55.56%) OSCE
4 10 (55.56%) Redis
4 10 (55.56%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (55.56%) Linux
4 10 (55.56%) Python
4 10 (55.56%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (55.56%) Information Security
4 10 (55.56%) TDD
4 10 (55.56%) Pair Programming
4 10 (55.56%) Penetration Testing
4 10 (55.56%) Software Engineering
4 10 (55.56%) Travis CI
4 10 (55.56%) Fintech
4 10 (55.56%) Go
4 10 (55.56%) Consul
4 10 (55.56%) GDPR

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Co-occurring IT Skills 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 10 (55.56%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 17 (94.44%) GCP
2 11 (61.11%) Azure
3 10 (55.56%) AWS
4 7 (38.89%) Kong
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (55.56%) PostgreSQL
1 10 (55.56%) Redis
Development Applications
1 10 (55.56%) Travis CI
General
1 8 (44.44%) Public Sector
2 7 (38.89%) Electronics
2 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 7 (38.89%) Manufacturing
2 7 (38.89%) Marketing
2 7 (38.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (88.89%) Cloud Engineer
2 10 (55.56%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (55.56%) DevSecOps Engineer
2 10 (55.56%) Security Engineer
3 7 (38.89%) AWS Engineer
3 7 (38.89%) AWS Software Engineer
3 7 (38.89%) Cloud Software Engineer
3 7 (38.89%) Java Engineer
3 7 (38.89%) Java Software Engineer
3 7 (38.89%) Python Engineer
3 7 (38.89%) Python Software Engineer
3 7 (38.89%) Software Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Cloud Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Developer
4 3 (16.67%) DevSecOps Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Senior DevOps
4 3 (16.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) DevOps Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Kubernetes Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Cloud Engineer
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) DevOps
2 10 (55.56%) BDD
2 10 (55.56%) DevSecOps
2 10 (55.56%) Fintech
2 10 (55.56%) Information Security
2 10 (55.56%) OWASP
2 10 (55.56%) Pair Programming
2 10 (55.56%) Penetration Testing
2 10 (55.56%) Software Engineering
2 10 (55.56%) TDD
3 7 (38.89%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (38.89%) Digital Marketing
3 7 (38.89%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) Bash Shell
1 10 (55.56%) Go
1 10 (55.56%) Java
1 10 (55.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (55.56%) OSCE
1 10 (55.56%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (55.56%) GDPR
1 10 (55.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 10 (55.56%) NIST
1 10 (55.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (94.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (100.00%) Kubernetes
2 11 (61.11%) Terraform
3 10 (55.56%) Consul
3 10 (55.56%) Prometheus
4 8 (44.44%) Istio
5 7 (38.89%) Argo
5 7 (38.89%) Knative
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Google
1 7 (38.89%) SAP