Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Linux/Unix Command Line Interface (CLI)
UK
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 500 646 -
Rank change year-on-year +146 - -
Permanent jobs citing Linux Command Line 963 628 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.55% 0.36% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.31% 0.88% -
Number of salaries quoted 713 496 0
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
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 73,350 71,384 88,886
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.66% 40.65% 42.35%
Number of salaries quoted 57,749 58,357 71,416
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.18% - +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 22 February 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 22 February 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 +126 907 £46,000 +8.24% 184
London +150 486 £57,500 +18.56% 72
UK excluding London +74 450 £40,000 - 124
South East +7 146 £45,000 - 37
North of England +42 98 £40,000 - 23
Midlands +20 69 £32,500 +8.33% 19
West Midlands +36 66 £32,500 +4.00% 14
South West +25 65 £35,000 -12.50% 17
North West +35 53 £40,000 - 10
East of England +1 40 £27,500 -8.33% 16
Yorkshire +31 39 £40,000 - 11
Scotland -13 23 £41,500 +10.67% 6
Wales - 9 £50,000 - 3
North East -21 6 £32,500 +4.00% 2
East Midlands +5 3 £40,000 +45.45% 5

For the 6 months to 22 February 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.

1 800 (83.07%) Linux
2 353 (36.66%) Agile Software Development
3 346 (35.93%) Unix
4 326 (33.85%) JavaScript
5 309 (32.09%) MySQL
6 301 (31.26%) Git (software)
7 299 (31.05%) SQL
8 272 (28.25%) PHP
9 247 (25.65%) HTML
10 244 (25.34%) Java
11 228 (23.68%) CSS
12 221 (22.95%) Amazon AWS
13 210 (21.81%) Python
14 206 (21.39%) DevOps
15 194 (20.15%) Bash Shell
16 186 (19.31%) Docker
17 181 (18.80%) Finance
18 177 (18.38%) Jenkins
19 163 (16.93%) TDD
20 158 (16.41%) MVC
21 155 (16.10%) Continuous Integration
22 152 (15.78%) OO
23 144 (14.95%) Windows
24 138 (14.33%) Degree
25 133 (13.81%) Test Automation
26 131 (13.60%) jQuery
27 117 (12.15%) JIRA
28 116 (12.05%) Computer Science
29 112 (11.63%) Web Services
30 111 (11.53%) QA

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 82 (8.52%) Apache
2 52 (5.40%) WordPress
3 51 (5.30%) Confluence
4 50 (5.19%) CMS
5 36 (3.74%) nginx
6 35 (3.63%) Elasticsearch
7 31 (3.22%) Tomcat
8 30 (3.12%) Apache Solr
9 27 (2.80%) Apache Spark
10 21 (2.18%) Ethereum
11 17 (1.77%) WildFly
12 15 (1.56%) IIS
13 14 (1.45%) Drupal
14 13 (1.35%) Hyperledger
14 13 (1.35%) OpenStack
15 12 (1.25%) uWSGI
16 11 (1.14%) Apache Synapse
16 11 (1.14%) DataSynapse
17 10 (1.04%) Cloud Foundry
17 10 (1.04%) WebLogic
Applications
1 29 (3.01%) Photoshop
2 14 (1.45%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (1.35%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (0.52%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (1.45%) Distributed Ledger
2 9 (0.93%) CiviCRM
3 8 (0.83%) Magento
4 6 (0.62%) Oracle General Ledger
4 6 (0.62%) Unit4 Business World
5 5 (0.52%) Bloomberg TOMS
5 5 (0.52%) ION MarketView
5 5 (0.52%) Shopify
6 4 (0.42%) Eloqua
7 3 (0.31%) WebTrends
8 2 (0.21%) Summit
9 1 (0.10%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 221 (22.95%) Amazon AWS
2 85 (8.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 57 (5.92%) GitHub
4 39 (4.05%) SaaS
5 36 (3.74%) npm
6 28 (2.91%) AWS CloudFormation
7 24 (2.49%) Amazon EC2
8 23 (2.39%) Amazon S3
8 23 (2.39%) Google Cloud Platform
9 21 (2.18%) IaaS
10 20 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
10 20 (2.08%) PaaS
11 19 (1.97%) DigitalOcean
12 16 (1.66%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 15 (1.56%) Serverless
14 13 (1.35%) Amazon ELB
14 13 (1.35%) CloudFront
14 13 (1.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 10 (1.04%) Datadog
16 8 (0.83%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 95 (9.87%) DNS
2 83 (8.62%) Firewall
3 71 (7.37%) HTTP
4 67 (6.96%) TCP/IP
5 60 (6.23%) WAN
6 45 (4.67%) SSH
7 35 (3.63%) Cisco ASA
8 34 (3.53%) IPsec
8 34 (3.53%) VoIP
9 33 (3.43%) VPN
10 30 (3.12%) Cisco IOS
10 30 (3.12%) FTP
10 30 (3.12%) VLAN
11 28 (2.91%) BGP
11 28 (2.91%) Internet
12 27 (2.80%) SSL
13 22 (2.28%) LAN
13 22 (2.28%) MPLS
14 21 (2.18%) SAN
15 16 (1.66%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 309 (32.09%) MySQL
2 101 (10.49%) NoSQL
3 80 (8.31%) MongoDB
4 77 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
5 72 (7.48%) Relational Database
6 58 (6.02%) SQL Server
7 57 (5.92%) Big Data
8 52 (5.40%) Redis
9 41 (4.26%) Oracle Database
10 35 (3.63%) Hadoop
11 31 (3.22%) RDBMS
12 28 (2.91%) Blockchain
13 20 (2.08%) Amazon RDS
14 18 (1.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 18 (1.87%) MariaDB
15 17 (1.77%) Apache Cassandra
16 16 (1.66%) Data Mining
17 15 (1.56%) HBase
18 13 (1.35%) SQLite
19 11 (1.14%) Amazon Aurora
Development Applications
1 301 (31.26%) Git (software)
2 177 (18.38%) Jenkins
3 117 (12.15%) JIRA
4 79 (8.20%) Subversion
5 73 (7.58%) Maven
6 62 (6.44%) Cucumber
7 58 (6.02%) Selenium
7 58 (6.02%) Vagrant
8 44 (4.57%) gulp
9 41 (4.26%) TeamCity
10 40 (4.15%) PHPUnit
11 36 (3.74%) JUnit
12 33 (3.43%) Sonatype Nexus
13 24 (2.49%) TestNG
14 23 (2.39%) Bitbucket
15 21 (2.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 21 (2.18%) Grunt
16 19 (1.97%) Codeception
16 19 (1.97%) webpack
17 17 (1.77%) WebDriver
General
1 181 (18.80%) Finance
2 90 (9.35%) Banking
3 67 (6.96%) Investment Banking
4 60 (6.23%) Front Office
5 55 (5.71%) Games
6 49 (5.09%) Marketing
7 43 (4.47%) Telecoms
8 37 (3.84%) Retail
9 34 (3.53%) Retail Banking
10 33 (3.43%) Legal
11 30 (3.12%) Advertising
12 27 (2.80%) Back Office
13 16 (1.66%) Publishing
14 12 (1.25%) Electronics
15 10 (1.04%) Law
15 10 (1.04%) Manufacturing
16 6 (0.62%) Multimedia
17 4 (0.42%) Military
18 3 (0.31%) German Language
18 3 (0.31%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 379 (39.36%) Developer
2 156 (16.20%) PHP Developer
3 88 (9.14%) DevOps Engineer
4 70 (7.27%) Java Developer
5 63 (6.54%) Senior Developer
6 58 (6.02%) Analyst
7 54 (5.61%) Software Engineer
8 51 (5.30%) Administrator
8 51 (5.30%) Web Developer
9 50 (5.19%) Linux Engineer
10 44 (4.57%) Support Engineer
11 43 (4.47%) Systems Engineer
12 39 (4.05%) PHP Web Developer
13 38 (3.95%) Software Developer
13 38 (3.95%) Systems Administrator
14 37 (3.84%) Consultant
15 34 (3.53%) IT Engineer
16 32 (3.32%) Applications Support
17 31 (3.22%) MySQL Developer
18 30 (3.12%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 247 (25.65%) HTML
2 228 (23.68%) CSS
3 131 (13.60%) jQuery
4 112 (11.63%) Web Services
5 109 (11.32%) Node.js
6 104 (10.80%) HTML5
7 87 (9.03%) REST
8 84 (8.72%) AngularJS
9 75 (7.79%) LAMP
9 75 (7.79%) Spring
9 75 (7.79%) XML
10 59 (6.13%) Sass
10 59 (6.13%) Symfony
11 57 (5.92%) JSON
12 56 (5.82%) RESTful
13 52 (5.40%) RabbitMQ
14 48 (4.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 46 (4.78%) Laravel
16 45 (4.67%) CSS3
17 40 (4.15%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 116 (12.05%) Computer Science
2 111 (11.53%) Analytical Skills
3 73 (7.58%) Algorithms
4 57 (5.92%) Mobile App
5 49 (5.09%) Public Cloud
6 48 (4.98%) User Experience
7 46 (4.78%) Fintech
8 42 (4.36%) Equities
9 37 (3.84%) Fixed Income
10 36 (3.74%) Data Centre
11 28 (2.91%) Hedge funds
12 27 (2.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 22 (2.28%) Replication
14 21 (2.18%) Private Cloud
15 15 (1.56%) Management Information System
16 14 (1.45%) Bitcoin
17 13 (1.35%) Greenfield Project
18 12 (1.25%) Derivative
18 12 (1.25%) Wiki
19 11 (1.14%) Exotic Derivative
Operating Systems
1 800 (83.07%) Linux
2 346 (35.93%) Unix
3 144 (14.95%) Windows
4 80 (8.31%) Ubuntu
5 74 (7.68%) CentOS
6 42 (4.36%) Debian
7 33 (3.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 29 (3.01%) Windows Server
9 22 (2.28%) Android
10 18 (1.87%) Mac OS X
11 13 (1.35%) Solaris
12 11 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
13 9 (0.93%) Apple iOS
14 8 (0.83%) HPUX
14 8 (0.83%) Windows 10
15 7 (0.73%) DC/OS
15 7 (0.73%) Kali Linux
16 6 (0.62%) AIX
16 6 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
17 4 (0.42%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 353 (36.66%) Agile Software Development
2 206 (21.39%) DevOps
3 163 (16.93%) TDD
4 158 (16.41%) MVC
5 155 (16.10%) Continuous Integration
6 152 (15.78%) OO
7 133 (13.81%) Test Automation
8 109 (11.32%) Software Engineering
9 99 (10.28%) BDD
10 98 (10.18%) Scrum
11 97 (10.07%) Microservices
12 85 (8.83%) Open Source
13 84 (8.72%) Web Development
14 69 (7.17%) Configuration Management
15 55 (5.71%) Continuous Delivery
15 55 (5.71%) Mentoring
16 52 (5.40%) OOP
17 48 (4.98%) Mathematics
17 48 (4.98%) SOA
18 45 (4.67%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 326 (33.85%) JavaScript
2 299 (31.05%) SQL
3 272 (28.25%) PHP
4 244 (25.34%) Java
5 210 (21.81%) Python
6 194 (20.15%) Bash Shell
7 98 (10.18%) Shell Script
8 81 (8.41%) Perl
9 71 (7.37%) Ruby
10 52 (5.40%) PowerShell
11 42 (4.36%) C#
12 37 (3.84%) PHP 7
13 36 (3.74%) C++
14 30 (3.12%) Scala
15 26 (2.70%) Go
16 25 (2.60%) ES6
17 20 (2.08%) C
18 19 (1.97%) XPath
19 13 (1.35%) ES7
20 12 (1.25%) Solidity
Qualifications
1 138 (14.33%) Degree
2 61 (6.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 41 (4.26%) Security Cleared
4 35 (3.63%) Cisco Certification
4 35 (3.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 22 (2.28%) RHCA
6 21 (2.18%) CCNA
7 20 (2.08%) Numerate Degree
8 15 (1.56%) CCNP
9 14 (1.45%) MCSE
10 13 (1.35%) MCSA
10 13 (1.35%) SC Cleared
11 11 (1.14%) Master's Degree
12 10 (1.04%) CCSP
12 10 (1.04%) DV Cleared
13 8 (0.83%) CEH
13 8 (0.83%) GIAC
13 8 (0.83%) ISTQB
13 8 (0.83%) RHCE
14 7 (0.73%) Linux+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (11.53%) QA
2 19 (1.97%) PCI DSS
3 17 (1.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (1.35%) SLA
5 6 (0.62%) GCP
6 4 (0.42%) Actionable Recommendations
7 1 (0.10%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.10%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 186 (19.31%) Docker
2 77 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (3.84%) Active Directory
4 16 (1.66%) vSphere
5 13 (1.35%) Hyper-V
5 13 (1.35%) Postfix
5 13 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
6 12 (1.25%) BIND 9
6 12 (1.25%) HDFS
6 12 (1.25%) Kamailio
6 12 (1.25%) NFS
7 10 (1.04%) VirtualBox
8 9 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (0.62%) pfSense
9 6 (0.62%) Snort
10 5 (0.52%) Virtual Servers
10 5 (0.52%) XenDesktop
11 4 (0.42%) Virtual Desktop
11 4 (0.42%) XenApp
12 3 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 98 (10.18%) Puppet
2 86 (8.93%) Opscode Chef
3 82 (8.52%) Ansible
4 50 (5.19%) Kubernetes
5 28 (2.91%) Nagios
6 27 (2.80%) Terraform
7 19 (1.97%) HAProxy
8 18 (1.87%) Docker Swarm
9 17 (1.77%) Cacti
10 15 (1.56%) Marathon
11 12 (1.25%) Munin
11 12 (1.25%) PowerBroker
12 10 (1.04%) Salt
13 9 (0.93%) Packer
14 7 (0.73%) FortiGate
14 7 (0.73%) Nessus
14 7 (0.73%) Single Sign-On
14 7 (0.73%) vRealize
15 6 (0.62%) OpenVAS
15 6 (0.62%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 90 (9.35%) VMware
2 89 (9.24%) Microsoft
3 74 (7.68%) Cisco
4 69 (7.17%) Oracle
5 56 (5.82%) Red Hat
6 48 (4.98%) Zend
7 46 (4.78%) Atlassian
8 40 (4.15%) F5
9 37 (3.84%) Bloomberg
10 33 (3.43%) NetApp
11 32 (3.32%) Fidessa
12 30 (3.12%) Splunk
13 29 (3.01%) Google
13 29 (3.01%) New Relic
14 28 (2.91%) Juniper
15 18 (1.87%) Citrix
16 17 (1.77%) Dell
17 16 (1.66%) Fortinet
18 14 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
19 13 (1.35%) HP