Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Linux/Unix Command Line Interface (CLI)
UK
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 480 557 -
Rank change year-on-year +77 - -
Permanent jobs citing Linux Command Line 1,039 783 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.60% 0.46% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.39% 1.09% -
Number of salaries quoted 798 632 0
UK median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% - -
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 -

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 74,861 72,037 87,994
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.05% 42.62% 43.83%
Number of salaries quoted 58,261 58,024 71,209
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -3.06% +7.69%
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.43% -2.35% +6.25%

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 25 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Linux Command Line in the UK

Linux Command Line
Top 15 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 25 May 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 +59 975 £50,000 +17.65% 134
UK excluding London +46 523 £40,000 - 85
London +86 476 £60,000 +16.50% 60
South East +13 168 £52,500 +10.53% 20
East of England +47 91 £35,000 +16.67% 10
North of England -22 90 £40,000 -3.03% 10
South West +3 87 £35,000 -7.28% 19
Midlands -26 59 £35,000 -2.78% 14
West Midlands -8 49 £37,500 +4.17% 9
North West -3 48 £40,500 -4.71% 5
Yorkshire -8 39 £37,500 -11.76% 5
Scotland -32 22 £39,750 +6.00% 10
East Midlands -14 10 £31,500 -37.00% 5
Wales - 6 £40,000 - 2
North East -28 4 £33,750 -6.90%

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 935 (89.99%) Linux
2 417 (40.13%) Agile Software Development
3 391 (37.63%) SQL
4 350 (33.69%) JavaScript
5 346 (33.30%) Git (software)
6 336 (32.34%) Unix
7 322 (30.99%) MySQL
8 318 (30.61%) Python
9 315 (30.32%) Amazon AWS
10 270 (25.99%) Bash Shell
11 268 (25.79%) Java
12 254 (24.45%) DevOps
13 251 (24.16%) HTML
14 242 (23.29%) CSS
15 239 (23.00%) Jenkins
16 235 (22.62%) Continuous Integration
16 235 (22.62%) Windows
17 228 (21.94%) PHP
18 214 (20.60%) Docker
19 189 (18.19%) Test Automation
20 172 (16.55%) Problem-Solving
21 161 (15.50%) Web Services
22 156 (15.01%) Finance
23 154 (14.82%) TDD
24 138 (13.28%) Software Engineering
24 138 (13.28%) MVC
25 133 (12.80%) Ansible
26 131 (12.61%) Degree
27 128 (12.32%) jQuery
28 125 (12.03%) NoSQL

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
1 112 (10.78%) Apache
2 71 (6.83%) CMS
3 48 (4.62%) Confluence
4 44 (4.23%) Apache Spark
5 42 (4.04%) WordPress
6 41 (3.95%) Tomcat
7 30 (2.89%) Ethereum
7 30 (2.89%) nginx
8 26 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
9 24 (2.31%) Apache Solr
10 22 (2.12%) Jetty
11 17 (1.64%) Hyperledger
12 16 (1.54%) IIS
13 15 (1.44%) WildFly
14 13 (1.25%) Drupal
15 12 (1.15%) WebLogic
16 7 (0.67%) JBoss
17 6 (0.58%) OpenStack
17 6 (0.58%) SharePoint
18 5 (0.48%) uWSGI
Applications
1 23 (2.21%) Photoshop
2 22 (2.12%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (1.92%) Microsoft Office
4 11 (1.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 9 (0.87%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.096%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 10 (0.96%) Distributed Ledger
2 8 (0.77%) CiviCRM
2 8 (0.77%) Magento
3 5 (0.48%) Shopify
4 4 (0.38%) Eloqua
5 3 (0.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.19%) Bloomberg TOMS
6 2 (0.19%) ION MarketView
6 2 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.096%) SunGard APT
7 1 (0.096%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 315 (30.32%) Amazon AWS
2 115 (11.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 91 (8.76%) GitHub
4 54 (5.20%) SaaS
5 45 (4.33%) AWS CloudFormation
6 37 (3.56%) Google Cloud Platform
7 33 (3.18%) Amazon EC2
8 30 (2.89%) npm
9 29 (2.79%) Cloud Computing
10 28 (2.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 26 (2.50%) Amazon S3
12 24 (2.31%) Serverless
13 23 (2.21%) DigitalOcean
14 22 (2.12%) Sauce Labs
15 18 (1.73%) AWS Lambda
16 14 (1.35%) Datadog
16 14 (1.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 13 (1.25%) CloudFront
18 12 (1.15%) Office 365
19 11 (1.06%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 95 (9.14%) DNS
2 87 (8.37%) TCP/IP
3 83 (7.99%) Firewall
4 64 (6.16%) HTTP
5 54 (5.20%) SSH
6 30 (2.89%) WAN
7 26 (2.50%) FTP
8 25 (2.41%) BGP
8 25 (2.41%) IPsec
9 22 (2.12%) Internet
9 22 (2.12%) SSL
9 22 (2.12%) VPN
10 21 (2.02%) OSPF
10 21 (2.02%) SMPP
10 21 (2.02%) SMS
11 20 (1.92%) Kerberos
11 20 (1.92%) MPLS
11 20 (1.92%) VoIP
12 19 (1.83%) SAN
13 17 (1.64%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 322 (30.99%) MySQL
2 125 (12.03%) NoSQL
3 108 (10.39%) PostgreSQL
4 86 (8.28%) MongoDB
5 66 (6.35%) Redis
6 64 (6.16%) SQL Server
7 59 (5.68%) Hadoop
8 58 (5.58%) Oracle Database
9 56 (5.39%) Big Data
10 53 (5.10%) Relational Database
11 39 (3.75%) Blockchain
12 32 (3.08%) RDBMS
13 29 (2.79%) Apache Cassandra
14 26 (2.50%) HBase
15 22 (2.12%) Amazon RDS
16 19 (1.83%) Data Mining
17 18 (1.73%) Apache Hive
18 16 (1.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 15 (1.44%) SQLite
20 13 (1.25%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 346 (33.30%) Git (software)
2 239 (23.00%) Jenkins
3 102 (9.82%) JIRA
4 79 (7.60%) Cucumber
5 75 (7.22%) Selenium
6 55 (5.29%) Subversion
7 51 (4.91%) Maven
8 47 (4.52%) gulp
9 46 (4.43%) Bitbucket
10 45 (4.33%) Mocha
11 44 (4.23%) PHPUnit
11 44 (4.23%) Vagrant
12 38 (3.66%) JUnit
13 32 (3.08%) TestNG
14 28 (2.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 28 (2.69%) Sonatype Nexus
15 27 (2.60%) JMeter
16 26 (2.50%) Jasmine
17 24 (2.31%) Travis CI
18 23 (2.21%) jMock
General
1 156 (15.01%) Finance
2 64 (6.16%) Banking
3 59 (5.68%) Marketing
3 59 (5.68%) Retail
4 48 (4.62%) Games
5 38 (3.66%) Front Office
6 37 (3.56%) Investment Banking
7 35 (3.37%) Telecoms
8 34 (3.27%) Legal
9 27 (2.60%) Back Office
10 25 (2.41%) Advertising
11 18 (1.73%) Publishing
12 9 (0.87%) Financial Institution
13 8 (0.77%) Automotive
13 8 (0.77%) Manufacturing
14 6 (0.58%) Electronics
14 6 (0.58%) Law
14 6 (0.58%) Multimedia
15 4 (0.38%) German Language
15 4 (0.38%) Military
Job Titles
1 418 (40.23%) Developer
2 143 (13.76%) PHP Developer
3 90 (8.66%) Senior Developer
4 83 (7.99%) Java Developer
5 81 (7.80%) DevOps Engineer
6 75 (7.22%) Analyst
7 55 (5.29%) Systems Engineer
8 49 (4.72%) Linux Engineer
9 46 (4.43%) Software Developer
9 46 (4.43%) Web Developer
10 44 (4.23%) Applications Support
10 44 (4.23%) Linux Support
10 44 (4.23%) Support Engineer
11 42 (4.04%) Software Engineer
12 39 (3.75%) Test Engineer
13 38 (3.66%) Python Developer
14 36 (3.46%) JavaScript Developer
15 35 (3.37%) Junior
15 35 (3.37%) PHP Web Developer
16 34 (3.27%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 251 (24.16%) HTML
2 242 (23.29%) CSS
3 161 (15.50%) Web Services
4 128 (12.32%) jQuery
5 120 (11.55%) HTML5
6 118 (11.36%) Node.js
7 116 (11.16%) REST
8 101 (9.72%) AngularJS
9 81 (7.80%) Spring
10 79 (7.60%) LAMP
11 77 (7.41%) RESTful
12 75 (7.22%) CSS3
13 62 (5.97%) Sass
13 62 (5.97%) Symfony
14 59 (5.68%) XML
15 56 (5.39%) React
16 54 (5.20%) Hibernate
17 50 (4.81%) Laravel
17 50 (4.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 49 (4.72%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 95 (9.14%) Analytical Skills
2 71 (6.83%) Computer Science
3 67 (6.45%) Fintech
3 67 (6.45%) Mobile App
4 62 (5.97%) User Experience
5 57 (5.49%) Data Centre
6 54 (5.20%) Public Cloud
7 53 (5.10%) Algorithms
7 53 (5.10%) Self-Motivation
8 51 (4.91%) Equities
9 38 (3.66%) Fixed Income
10 33 (3.18%) Hedge funds
11 22 (2.12%) Private Cloud
11 22 (2.12%) Replication
12 20 (1.92%) Bitcoin
13 18 (1.73%) Greenfield Project
14 15 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
15 13 (1.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 11 (1.06%) Animation
16 11 (1.06%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 935 (89.99%) Linux
2 336 (32.34%) Unix
3 235 (22.62%) Windows
4 95 (9.14%) Ubuntu
5 83 (7.99%) CentOS
6 62 (5.97%) Debian
7 44 (4.23%) Android
8 43 (4.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 37 (3.56%) Windows Server
10 31 (2.98%) Apple iOS
11 20 (1.92%) Mac OS X
12 16 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
13 15 (1.44%) Windows Server 2012
14 12 (1.15%) Mac OS
14 12 (1.15%) Windows 7
15 10 (0.96%) DC/OS
15 10 (0.96%) Kali Linux
16 7 (0.67%) Solaris
17 5 (0.48%) FreeBSD
17 5 (0.48%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 417 (40.13%) Agile Software Development
2 254 (24.45%) DevOps
3 235 (22.62%) Continuous Integration
4 189 (18.19%) Test Automation
5 172 (16.55%) Problem-Solving
6 154 (14.82%) TDD
7 138 (13.28%) MVC
7 138 (13.28%) Software Engineering
8 115 (11.07%) OO
9 114 (10.97%) Microservices
10 105 (10.11%) Scrum
11 93 (8.95%) Web Development
12 84 (8.08%) Open Source
13 81 (7.80%) Continuous Delivery
14 79 (7.60%) OOP
15 78 (7.51%) Configuration Management
16 62 (5.97%) Unit Testing
17 61 (5.87%) CRM
18 60 (5.77%) SOA
19 58 (5.58%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 391 (37.63%) SQL
2 350 (33.69%) JavaScript
3 318 (30.61%) Python
4 270 (25.99%) Bash Shell
5 268 (25.79%) Java
6 228 (21.94%) PHP
7 117 (11.26%) Ruby
8 92 (8.85%) PowerShell
8 92 (8.85%) Shell Script
9 63 (6.06%) Perl
10 54 (5.20%) ES6
11 52 (5.00%) C#
12 39 (3.75%) C++
13 37 (3.56%) Scala
14 27 (2.60%) Go
15 24 (2.31%) C
15 24 (2.31%) Java 8
16 21 (2.02%) PHP 7
17 20 (1.92%) ES7
18 17 (1.64%) Solidity
Qualifications
1 131 (12.61%) Degree
2 41 (3.95%) Security Cleared
3 39 (3.75%) Computer Science Degree
4 26 (2.50%) Numerate Degree
5 24 (2.31%) Microsoft Certification
6 23 (2.21%) Cisco Certification
7 22 (2.12%) RHCA
8 19 (1.83%) CCNA
9 17 (1.64%) DV Cleared
10 15 (1.44%) CCNP
11 12 (1.15%) SC Cleared
12 11 (1.06%) CEH
13 9 (0.87%) Master's Degree
13 9 (0.87%) RHCE
14 8 (0.77%) GIAC
14 8 (0.77%) ISTQB
15 7 (0.67%) CISSP
15 7 (0.67%) ISEB
15 7 (0.67%) LPIC
16 6 (0.58%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (9.62%) QA
2 17 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (1.35%) PCI DSS
4 10 (0.96%) GCP
5 5 (0.48%) SLA
6 4 (0.38%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.29%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.19%) Actionable Recommendations
9 1 (0.096%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.096%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 214 (20.60%) Docker
2 93 (8.95%) Active Directory
3 89 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 35 (3.37%) vSphere
5 30 (2.89%) Virtual Desktop
5 30 (2.89%) Virtual Servers
6 20 (1.92%) HDFS
7 17 (1.64%) Hyper-V
8 14 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
9 13 (1.25%) VirtualBox
10 11 (1.06%) pfSense
10 11 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
11 10 (0.96%) NFS
12 7 (0.67%) Postfix
13 6 (0.58%) KVM
13 6 (0.58%) Snort
14 5 (0.48%) iptables
14 5 (0.48%) Kamailio
14 5 (0.48%) Samba
14 5 (0.48%) Squid
Systems Management
1 133 (12.80%) Ansible
2 99 (9.53%) Puppet
3 87 (8.37%) Opscode Chef
4 68 (6.54%) Terraform
5 63 (6.06%) Kubernetes
6 34 (3.27%) vCenter Server
7 32 (3.08%) vRealize
8 19 (1.83%) Docker Swarm
9 18 (1.73%) Nagios
10 17 (1.64%) Oozie
11 16 (1.54%) Marathon
12 14 (1.35%) Packer
13 10 (0.96%) HAProxy
14 9 (0.87%) OSSEC
15 8 (0.77%) Cacti
15 8 (0.77%) Failover Clustering
15 8 (0.77%) ZABBIX
16 7 (0.67%) FortiGate
16 7 (0.67%) Nessus
17 6 (0.58%) Salt
Vendors
1 104 (10.01%) VMware
2 84 (8.08%) Oracle
3 83 (7.99%) Microsoft
4 75 (7.22%) Cisco
5 64 (6.16%) Red Hat
6 59 (5.68%) WorldPay
7 54 (5.20%) Atlassian
7 54 (5.20%) F5
8 53 (5.10%) Splunk
9 43 (4.14%) New Relic
10 41 (3.95%) Fortinet
10 41 (3.95%) Google
10 41 (3.95%) Zend
11 40 (3.85%) Citrix
12 36 (3.46%) Bloomberg
13 34 (3.27%) Fidessa
14 32 (3.08%) AppDynamics
15 31 (2.98%) BMC
16 23 (2.21%) ServiceNow
17 19 (1.83%) Juniper