Period
to 12 December 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Linux Command Line in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Linux Command Line over the 6 months to 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Linux/Unix Command Line Interface (CLI)
UK
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 537 543 615
Rank change year-on-year +6 +72 -14
Permanent jobs citing Linux Command Line 804 855 751
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.50% 0.48% 0.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.20% 1.16% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 642 548 611
UK median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% - -
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +15.00% -5.88% +6.25%

Linux Command Line is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 66,730 73,893 73,847
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.83% 41.19% 39.65%
Number of salaries quoted 51,297 55,840 60,439
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £81,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%

Linux Command Line
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Linux Command Line as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Linux Command Line in the UK

Linux Command Line
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Linux Command Line in the UK

Linux Command Line
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Command Line over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Linux Command Line in the UK

Linux Command Line
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Command Line within the UK over the 6 months to 12 December 2018. 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 +36 777 £52,500 +14.13% 131
UK excluding London +105 401 £46,000 +15.00% 83
London -1 394 £57,500 - 57
South East +88 189 £50,000 +15.61% 29
North of England -2 80 £47,500 +14.46% 18
South West +50 59 £35,000 -6.67% 10
North West +19 34 £28,000 -30.00% 9
Yorkshire +7 33 £50,000 +17.65% 7
East of England +47 31 £77,500 +181.82% 11
Midlands +13 21 £30,000 - 6
Scotland +4 17 £57,500 +35.29% 6
West Midlands +2 15 £30,000 - 3
North East +7 13 £30,000 -7.69% 2
East Midlands +20 6 - - 3
Wales -7 3 £57,500 +53.33% 2
Northern Ireland - 1 £67,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, IT jobs citing Linux Command Line 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 Linux Command Line.

1 770 (95.77%) Linux
2 294 (36.57%) Python
3 285 (35.45%) Amazon AWS
4 273 (33.96%) SQL
5 271 (33.71%) Git (software)
6 248 (30.85%) Agile Software Development
7 230 (28.61%) Windows
8 226 (28.11%) Unix
9 208 (25.87%) DevOps
10 191 (23.76%) Java
11 184 (22.89%) Bash Shell
12 171 (21.27%) JavaScript
13 163 (20.27%) Jenkins
14 150 (18.66%) Puppet
15 148 (18.41%) MySQL
16 140 (17.41%) Docker
17 138 (17.16%) Problem-Solving
18 131 (16.29%) Test Automation
19 130 (16.17%) Continuous Integration
19 130 (16.17%) PHP
20 128 (15.92%) HTML
20 128 (15.92%) CSS
21 120 (14.93%) Degree
21 120 (14.93%) PowerShell
21 120 (14.93%) Opscode Chef
22 115 (14.30%) Ansible
23 108 (13.43%) Web Services
23 108 (13.43%) Shell Script
24 105 (13.06%) Finance
25 104 (12.94%) Microsoft Azure

Linux Command Line
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 79 (9.83%) Apache
2 59 (7.34%) Tomcat
3 45 (5.60%) JBoss
4 40 (4.98%) Confluence
5 35 (4.35%) GlassFish
6 27 (3.36%) Elasticsearch
7 26 (3.23%) Apache Spark
7 26 (3.23%) Drupal
8 25 (3.11%) IIS
9 24 (2.99%) nginx
10 22 (2.74%) OpenStack
11 21 (2.61%) WordPress
12 20 (2.49%) WebLogic
13 18 (2.24%) SharePoint
13 18 (2.24%) WebSphere
14 17 (2.11%) CMS
15 14 (1.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 13 (1.62%) MQSeries
16 13 (1.62%) SharePoint 2013
17 10 (1.24%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 15 (1.87%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.62%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (0.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.37%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.37%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.25%) Inkscape
6 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.12%) InDesign
6 1 (0.12%) InVision
6 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (1.12%) Magento
2 4 (0.50%) Distributed Ledger
2 4 (0.50%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 285 (35.45%) Amazon AWS
2 104 (12.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 87 (10.82%) GitHub
4 55 (6.84%) Amazon EC2
5 52 (6.47%) AWS CloudFormation
6 48 (5.97%) Amazon S3
7 40 (4.98%) SaaS
8 32 (3.98%) PaaS
9 21 (2.61%) Amazon ELB
9 21 (2.61%) Route 53
10 20 (2.49%) IaaS
11 19 (2.36%) Google Cloud Platform
12 17 (2.11%) Amazon EMR
12 17 (2.11%) npm
13 14 (1.74%) Azure Active Directory
14 13 (1.62%) OpenShift
14 13 (1.62%) Serverless
15 12 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
16 11 (1.37%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 10 (1.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 101 (12.56%) Firewall
2 74 (9.20%) DNS
3 69 (8.58%) TCP/IP
4 54 (6.72%) VPN
5 48 (5.97%) Internet
6 37 (4.60%) SSH
7 33 (4.10%) HTTP
8 24 (2.99%) SAN
9 22 (2.74%) Wireless
10 21 (2.61%) BGP
11 20 (2.49%) Cisco ASA
11 20 (2.49%) OSPF
12 19 (2.36%) VoIP
13 18 (2.24%) LAN
13 18 (2.24%) WAN
14 17 (2.11%) Reverse Proxy
15 16 (1.99%) DHCP
16 15 (1.87%) OpenVPN
16 15 (1.87%) OPNsense
17 12 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (18.41%) MySQL
2 67 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 66 (8.21%) PostgreSQL
4 60 (7.46%) MongoDB
5 47 (5.85%) Amazon RDS
6 46 (5.72%) NoSQL
7 44 (5.47%) SQL Server
8 41 (5.10%) RDBMS
9 38 (4.73%) MariaDB
10 37 (4.60%) Big Data
11 25 (3.11%) Hadoop
12 23 (2.86%) Redis
13 18 (2.24%) Blockchain
14 16 (1.99%) Ingres
14 16 (1.99%) Oracle Database
15 13 (1.62%) Apache Cassandra
15 13 (1.62%) Azure SQL Database
15 13 (1.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 13 (1.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 13 (1.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 271 (33.71%) Git (software)
2 163 (20.27%) Jenkins
3 84 (10.45%) JIRA
4 41 (5.10%) Subversion
5 35 (4.35%) Selenium
6 33 (4.10%) Bitbucket
7 31 (3.86%) PHPUnit
8 28 (3.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 27 (3.36%) Maven
10 25 (3.11%) Cucumber
11 21 (2.61%) gulp
11 21 (2.61%) Visual Studio
12 19 (2.36%) JMeter
13 18 (2.24%) Vagrant
14 16 (1.99%) Gradle
14 16 (1.99%) Grunt
14 16 (1.99%) Visual Studio Team System
15 15 (1.87%) Sonatype Nexus
16 14 (1.74%) GitLab
16 14 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 105 (13.06%) Finance
2 35 (4.35%) Games
3 34 (4.23%) Marketing
4 23 (2.86%) Retail
5 17 (2.11%) Banking
6 13 (1.62%) Electronics
7 12 (1.49%) Advertising
8 10 (1.24%) French Language
8 10 (1.24%) Front Office
8 10 (1.24%) German Language
8 10 (1.24%) Swedish Language
8 10 (1.24%) Telecoms
9 9 (1.12%) Automotive
10 7 (0.87%) Investment Banking
10 7 (0.87%) Law
10 7 (0.87%) Manufacturing
10 7 (0.87%) Publishing
11 5 (0.62%) Back Office
11 5 (0.62%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.37%) Legal
Job Titles
1 224 (27.86%) Developer
2 93 (11.57%) Analyst
3 90 (11.19%) DevOps Engineer
4 68 (8.46%) Linux Engineer
5 67 (8.33%) Support Analyst
6 62 (7.71%) PHP Developer
7 61 (7.59%) Senior Developer
8 58 (7.21%) Cloud Engineer
9 48 (5.97%) Support Engineer
10 47 (5.85%) Administrator
11 42 (5.22%) Applications Support
12 38 (4.73%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 36 (4.48%) Linux Administrator
13 36 (4.48%) Systems Administrator
14 31 (3.86%) Linux Support
15 30 (3.73%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 28 (3.48%) Applications Support Analyst
16 28 (3.48%) Consultant
17 27 (3.36%) Junior
17 27 (3.36%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (15.92%) CSS
1 128 (15.92%) HTML
2 108 (13.43%) Web Services
3 79 (9.83%) jQuery
4 68 (8.46%) HTML5
5 63 (7.84%) JSON
6 61 (7.59%) Node.js
6 61 (7.59%) REST
7 55 (6.84%) CSS3
8 54 (6.72%) RESTful
9 52 (6.47%) LAMP
9 52 (6.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 49 (6.09%) RabbitMQ
11 44 (5.47%) Laravel
11 44 (5.47%) Symfony
12 41 (5.10%) Kafka
13 39 (4.85%) XML
14 35 (4.35%) AngularJS
15 28 (3.48%) ActiveMQ
16 27 (3.36%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 84 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
2 61 (7.59%) Data Centre
3 55 (6.84%) Self-Motivation
4 50 (6.22%) Fintech
5 42 (5.22%) Mobile App
6 41 (5.10%) Management Information System
7 40 (4.98%) Enterprise Software
8 34 (4.23%) Hybrid Cloud
9 33 (4.10%) Replication
10 30 (3.73%) User Experience
11 20 (2.49%) Equities
12 19 (2.36%) Public Cloud
13 18 (2.24%) Hedge funds
14 16 (1.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 15 (1.87%) Clustering
16 14 (1.74%) Algorithms
17 13 (1.62%) Virtual Team
18 11 (1.37%) Cloud Native
19 9 (1.12%) Blog
20 8 (1.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 770 (95.77%) Linux
2 230 (28.61%) Windows
3 226 (28.11%) Unix
4 56 (6.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 54 (6.72%) CentOS
5 54 (6.72%) Windows Server
6 49 (6.09%) Ubuntu
7 25 (3.11%) Debian
8 22 (2.74%) Windows Server 2008
9 18 (2.24%) Android
9 18 (2.24%) DC/OS
10 16 (1.99%) Windows 10
11 15 (1.87%) Apple iOS
11 15 (1.87%) FreeBSD
11 15 (1.87%) Windows 7
12 13 (1.62%) Windows 8
13 10 (1.24%) Mac OS X
14 7 (0.87%) Mac OS
15 5 (0.62%) Kali Linux
15 5 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 248 (30.85%) Agile Software Development
2 208 (25.87%) DevOps
3 138 (17.16%) Problem-Solving
4 131 (16.29%) Test Automation
5 130 (16.17%) Continuous Integration
6 93 (11.57%) Computer Science
7 91 (11.32%) Configuration Management
7 91 (11.32%) Scrum
8 78 (9.70%) TDD
9 74 (9.20%) ITIL
10 73 (9.08%) OO
11 68 (8.46%) Open Source
12 67 (8.33%) Software Engineering
13 54 (6.72%) MVC
14 50 (6.22%) Microservices
15 49 (6.09%) OOP
16 48 (5.97%) Analytics
17 46 (5.72%) Deployment Automation
18 41 (5.10%) E-Commerce
18 41 (5.10%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 294 (36.57%) Python
2 273 (33.96%) SQL
3 191 (23.76%) Java
4 184 (22.89%) Bash Shell
5 171 (21.27%) JavaScript
6 130 (16.17%) PHP
7 120 (14.93%) PowerShell
8 108 (13.43%) Shell Script
9 83 (10.32%) Perl
10 51 (6.34%) C++
11 50 (6.22%) Ruby
12 36 (4.48%) C#
13 33 (4.10%) ES6
14 30 (3.73%) C
14 30 (3.73%) Go
15 23 (2.86%) PL/SQL
16 19 (2.36%) Scala
17 17 (2.11%) Korn
18 16 (1.99%) AWK
19 15 (1.87%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 120 (14.93%) Degree
2 61 (7.59%) Computer Science Degree
3 24 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (2.61%) CCNA
4 21 (2.61%) Security Cleared
5 16 (1.99%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (1.87%) RHCA
7 13 (1.62%) ISTQB
8 12 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
8 12 (1.49%) Numerate Degree
8 12 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 11 (1.37%) AWS Certification
10 10 (1.24%) CEH
10 10 (1.24%) CompTIA Security+
10 10 (1.24%) GCIA
10 10 (1.24%) GCIH
10 10 (1.24%) GSEC
10 10 (1.24%) SC Cleared
11 8 (1.00%) CCNP
11 8 (1.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (7.84%) QA
2 13 (1.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (0.87%) ISO 9001
4 6 (0.75%) SLA
5 3 (0.37%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.25%) GDPR
6 2 (0.25%) WCAG
System Software
1 140 (17.41%) Docker
2 66 (8.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 65 (8.08%) Active Directory
4 31 (3.86%) Hyper-V
5 29 (3.61%) KVM
6 21 (2.61%) pfSense
7 20 (2.49%) NFS
8 18 (2.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 18 (2.24%) vSphere
9 15 (1.87%) LXC
9 15 (1.87%) Samba
9 15 (1.87%) VMware ESXi
10 13 (1.62%) VMware NSX
11 12 (1.49%) HDFS
12 9 (1.12%) VirtualBox
13 6 (0.75%) Virtual Desktop
13 6 (0.75%) Xen
13 6 (0.75%) XenApp
13 6 (0.75%) XenDesktop
14 5 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 150 (18.66%) Puppet
2 120 (14.93%) Opscode Chef
3 115 (14.30%) Ansible
4 101 (12.56%) Kubernetes
4 101 (12.56%) Terraform
5 55 (6.84%) Nagios
6 41 (5.10%) Salt
7 34 (4.23%) ZABBIX
8 27 (3.36%) Docker Swarm
9 20 (2.49%) BMC PATROL
10 19 (2.36%) Mesos
11 18 (2.24%) Prometheus
12 16 (1.99%) Packer
13 14 (1.74%) Rancher
14 9 (1.12%) Hadoop YARN
15 8 (1.00%) cPanel
16 7 (0.87%) QRadar
16 7 (0.87%) WSUS
17 6 (0.75%) Automic
17 6 (0.75%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 100 (12.44%) VMware
2 78 (9.70%) Oracle
3 74 (9.20%) Microsoft
4 66 (8.21%) Red Hat
5 47 (5.85%) Cisco
6 29 (3.61%) New Relic
7 26 (3.23%) Citrix
8 24 (2.99%) Atlassian
8 24 (2.99%) Google
9 23 (2.86%) Palo Alto
9 23 (2.86%) Zend
10 20 (2.49%) BMC
11 19 (2.36%) HP
11 19 (2.36%) SaltStack
11 19 (2.36%) Splunk
12 17 (2.11%) PagerDuty
13 16 (1.99%) IBM
14 14 (1.74%) Sybase
15 12 (1.49%) Juniper
16 9 (1.12%) Arista