Period
to 12 November 2019

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 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Linux/Unix Command Line Interface (CLI)
UK
6 months to
12 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 542 523 559
Rank change year-on-year -19 +36 +44
Permanent jobs citing Linux Command Line 635 864 873
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.46% 0.53% 0.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.19% 1.35% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 475 696 532
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +16.67% -10.00%
10th Percentile £29,750 £27,500 £27,790
90th Percentile £92,500 £78,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -4.44% +12.50% -11.11%

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 53,316 64,017 71,312
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.00% 39.58% 40.05%
Number of salaries quoted 40,405 49,202 53,081
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 November 2019.

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 12 November 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
England -26 616 £52,500 - 143
UK excluding London 0 347 £43,000 -4.44% 103
London -11 286 £65,000 +18.18% 42
South East -39 123 £45,000 -14.29% 39
North of England +34 76 £37,500 -21.05% 19
South West +5 68 £40,000 +14.29% 25
North West +64 55 £47,500 +93.88% 11
Midlands +36 36 £49,362 +70.21% 4
East of England +64 26 £60,000 -22.58% 14
West Midlands +34 23 £49,362 +119.39% 3
Yorkshire -16 21 £34,000 -28.42% 8
Scotland +15 14 £40,000 -33.33% 1
East Midlands +26 13 £40,000 +35.59% 1
Wales +9 3 £65,000 +13.04% 1
Northern Ireland - 1 £37,500 -

For the 6 months to 12 November 2019, 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.

1 513 (80.79%) Linux
2 308 (48.50%) Python
3 255 (40.16%) AWS
4 213 (33.54%) DevOps
5 206 (32.44%) Agile Software Development
6 205 (32.28%) Git (software)
7 198 (31.18%) Java
8 190 (29.92%) SQL
9 179 (28.19%) Unix
9 179 (28.19%) Docker
10 163 (25.67%) Windows
11 148 (23.31%) Ansible
11 148 (23.31%) Bash Shell
12 138 (21.73%) JavaScript
13 132 (20.79%) Problem-Solving
14 131 (20.63%) Terraform
15 124 (19.53%) Kubernetes
15 124 (19.53%) Jenkins
16 116 (18.27%) MySQL
17 112 (17.64%) Finance
18 108 (17.01%) PHP
19 99 (15.59%) Software Engineering
19 99 (15.59%) Degree
20 98 (15.43%) Azure
21 87 (13.70%) PowerShell
21 87 (13.70%) Configuration Management
22 86 (13.54%) Test Automation
23 81 (12.76%) Computer Science
24 79 (12.44%) Infrastructure as Code
25 78 (12.28%) Big Data

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 35 (5.51%) Apache
2 33 (5.20%) Apache Spark
2 33 (5.20%) Tomcat
3 32 (5.04%) IIS
4 31 (4.88%) Confluence
5 24 (3.78%) WordPress
6 20 (3.15%) CMS
6 20 (3.15%) Elasticsearch
7 19 (2.99%) OpenStack
8 17 (2.68%) Drupal
8 17 (2.68%) WebLogic
9 15 (2.36%) MS Exchange
10 14 (2.20%) SharePoint
11 12 (1.89%) nginx
11 12 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
12 11 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2013
13 10 (1.57%) JBoss
14 8 (1.26%) Ethereum
14 8 (1.26%) Hyperledger
15 6 (0.94%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (1.26%) Photoshop
2 4 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.16%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.16%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Business Applications
1 10 (1.57%) CiviCRM
2 8 (1.26%) Distributed Ledger
2 8 (1.26%) R3 Corda
3 7 (1.10%) Magento
4 4 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 255 (40.16%) AWS
2 98 (15.43%) Azure
3 73 (11.50%) Amazon EC2
4 71 (11.18%) Amazon S3
5 46 (7.24%) Serverless
6 43 (6.77%) GitHub
7 37 (5.83%) AWS Lambda
7 37 (5.83%) GCP
8 35 (5.51%) AWS CloudFormation
9 32 (5.04%) Datadog
9 32 (5.04%) OpenShift
10 29 (4.57%) Amazon ELB
10 29 (4.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 28 (4.41%) Slack
12 26 (4.09%) Amazon SQS
13 23 (3.62%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 23 (3.62%) SaaS
14 21 (3.31%) npm
15 16 (2.52%) Cloud Computing
16 15 (2.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 61 (9.61%) Firewall
2 60 (9.45%) TCP/IP
3 49 (7.72%) DNS
4 47 (7.40%) VPN
5 40 (6.30%) SSH
6 35 (5.51%) DHCP
7 31 (4.88%) Internet
8 23 (3.62%) Cisco ASA
9 20 (3.15%) HTTP
10 18 (2.83%) SAN
11 16 (2.52%) Network Security
12 15 (2.36%) Wireshark
13 14 (2.20%) SSL
14 11 (1.73%) HTTPS
14 11 (1.73%) LAN
15 10 (1.57%) NGN
15 10 (1.57%) SMTP
16 9 (1.42%) FTP
17 8 (1.26%) BIG-IP
17 8 (1.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (18.27%) MySQL
2 78 (12.28%) Big Data
3 66 (10.39%) SQL Server
4 62 (9.76%) Amazon RDS
5 52 (8.19%) Hadoop
6 43 (6.77%) MariaDB
7 39 (6.14%) PostgreSQL
8 37 (5.83%) NoSQL
9 34 (5.35%) MongoDB
9 34 (5.35%) Redis
10 30 (4.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 30 (4.72%) Relational Database
11 12 (1.89%) Azure SQL Database
11 12 (1.89%) RDBMS
11 12 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 12 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 12 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 10 (1.57%) Apache Cassandra
13 8 (1.26%) Blockchain
13 8 (1.26%) DB2
Development Applications
1 205 (32.28%) Git (software)
2 124 (19.53%) Jenkins
3 60 (9.45%) JIRA
4 29 (4.57%) Subversion
5 21 (3.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 21 (3.31%) Cucumber
5 21 (3.31%) Selenium
6 20 (3.15%) Maven
7 17 (2.68%) Bitbucket
8 15 (2.36%) TeamCity
9 14 (2.20%) JMeter
10 13 (2.05%) Mercurial
10 13 (2.05%) Team Foundation Server
11 12 (1.89%) GitLab
11 12 (1.89%) RSpec
11 12 (1.89%) SonarQube
11 12 (1.89%) Visual Studio
11 12 (1.89%) Visual Studio Team System
12 11 (1.73%) Ant
12 11 (1.73%) Appium
General
1 112 (17.64%) Finance
2 49 (7.72%) Games
3 29 (4.57%) Retail
4 28 (4.41%) Marketing
4 28 (4.41%) Public Sector
5 16 (2.52%) French Language
5 16 (2.52%) Telecoms
6 15 (2.36%) Manufacturing
6 15 (2.36%) Pharmaceutical
7 14 (2.20%) Electronics
8 9 (1.42%) Banking
9 7 (1.10%) Front Office
10 6 (0.94%) Law
11 5 (0.79%) Billing
11 5 (0.79%) Legal
12 4 (0.63%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.47%) Automotive
14 2 (0.31%) Military
15 1 (0.16%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 198 (31.18%) Developer
2 87 (13.70%) DevOps Engineer
3 59 (9.29%) Cloud Engineer
4 55 (8.66%) Linux Engineer
5 48 (7.56%) PHP Developer
6 42 (6.61%) Software Engineer
7 40 (6.30%) AWS Engineer
8 38 (5.98%) Java Developer
9 37 (5.83%) Analyst
10 36 (5.67%) Administrator
11 31 (4.88%) Systems Administrator
12 30 (4.72%) Support Engineer
13 29 (4.57%) Python Developer
14 26 (4.09%) Java Engineer
15 25 (3.94%) Java Programmer
15 25 (3.94%) Programmer
16 24 (3.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 23 (3.62%) AWS DevOps
18 22 (3.46%) AWS DevOps Engineer
19 20 (3.15%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (11.81%) HTML
2 74 (11.65%) JSON
3 70 (11.02%) CSS
4 53 (8.35%) REST
5 51 (8.03%) RESTful
6 45 (7.09%) XML
7 44 (6.93%) HTML5
8 42 (6.61%) Symfony
9 40 (6.30%) LAMP
10 39 (6.14%) jQuery
10 39 (6.14%) Node.js
11 36 (5.67%) AngularJS
11 36 (5.67%) Web Services
12 34 (5.35%) Laravel
13 33 (5.20%) .NET
14 32 (5.04%) Kafka
15 28 (4.41%) Sass
16 26 (4.09%) Pandas
17 24 (3.78%) SOAP
18 23 (3.62%) React
Miscellaneous
1 62 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (9.29%) Algorithms
3 55 (8.66%) Self-Motivation
4 34 (5.35%) Data Structures
5 32 (5.04%) Enterprise Software
6 30 (4.72%) Public Cloud
7 27 (4.25%) Replication
8 23 (3.62%) Data Centre
8 23 (3.62%) Mobile App
9 22 (3.46%) Clustering
9 22 (3.46%) User Experience
10 17 (2.68%) Management Information System
11 15 (2.36%) Life Science
11 15 (2.36%) VxBlock/Vblock
12 14 (2.20%) Private Cloud
13 10 (1.57%) Greenfield Project
14 9 (1.42%) Hedge funds
15 8 (1.26%) Augmented Reality
15 8 (1.26%) Bitcoin
15 8 (1.26%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 513 (80.79%) Linux
2 179 (28.19%) Unix
3 163 (25.67%) Windows
4 60 (9.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 52 (8.19%) Windows Server
6 40 (6.30%) Ubuntu
7 29 (4.57%) Android
8 26 (4.09%) CentOS
9 23 (3.62%) Debian
10 22 (3.46%) Windows 10
10 22 (3.46%) Windows Server 2008
11 18 (2.83%) Windows 7
12 15 (2.36%) Apple iOS
13 14 (2.20%) Windows 8
14 13 (2.05%) Windows Server 2012
15 8 (1.26%) Mac OS
15 8 (1.26%) Mac OS X
16 7 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
17 5 (0.79%) Embedded Linux
18 3 (0.47%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (33.54%) DevOps
2 206 (32.44%) Agile Software Development
3 132 (20.79%) Problem-Solving
4 99 (15.59%) Software Engineering
5 87 (13.70%) Configuration Management
6 86 (13.54%) Test Automation
7 81 (12.76%) Computer Science
8 79 (12.44%) Infrastructure as Code
9 72 (11.34%) Analytics
10 66 (10.39%) Open Source
10 66 (10.39%) Scrum
11 65 (10.24%) OO
12 47 (7.40%) Multithreading
13 45 (7.09%) Machine Learning
14 43 (6.77%) Continuous Integration
15 42 (6.61%) Fintech
16 41 (6.46%) Statistics
17 40 (6.30%) Unit Testing
18 39 (6.14%) Kanban
19 36 (5.67%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 308 (48.50%) Python
2 198 (31.18%) Java
3 190 (29.92%) SQL
4 148 (23.31%) Bash Shell
5 138 (21.73%) JavaScript
6 108 (17.01%) PHP
7 87 (13.70%) PowerShell
8 64 (10.08%) C++
9 57 (8.98%) Perl
10 56 (8.82%) Ruby
11 53 (8.35%) Shell Script
12 37 (5.83%) TypeScript
13 36 (5.67%) Scala
14 34 (5.35%) C#
15 32 (5.04%) Go
16 31 (4.88%) C
17 15 (2.36%) PHP 5
17 15 (2.36%) PHP 7
18 11 (1.73%) VB
19 8 (1.26%) JSX
Qualifications
1 99 (15.59%) Degree
2 49 (7.72%) Computer Science Degree
3 35 (5.51%) Security Cleared
4 25 (3.94%) Master's Degree
5 21 (3.31%) PhD
6 20 (3.15%) SC Cleared
7 14 (2.20%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (2.05%) ITIL Certification
9 12 (1.89%) ISEB
10 11 (1.73%) CCNA
11 9 (1.42%) ISTQB
12 8 (1.26%) CCNP
12 8 (1.26%) DV Cleared
12 8 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (0.94%) GIAC
13 6 (0.94%) SANS
13 6 (0.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 4 (0.63%) AWS Certification
14 4 (0.63%) MCP
14 4 (0.63%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (7.56%) QA
2 13 (2.05%) SLA
3 7 (1.10%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.31%) NCSC
4 2 (0.31%) NIST
4 2 (0.31%) RMADS
5 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.16%) WCAG
System Software
1 179 (28.19%) Docker
2 59 (9.29%) Active Directory
3 43 (6.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 34 (5.35%) Hyper-V
5 22 (3.46%) vSphere
6 16 (2.52%) LXC
7 15 (2.36%) vCloud
7 15 (2.36%) VMware NSX
8 11 (1.73%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 10 (1.57%) NFS
10 7 (1.10%) iptables
10 7 (1.10%) ProxySG
11 6 (0.94%) Varnish
11 6 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
12 4 (0.63%) Postfix
13 3 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
14 2 (0.31%) HDFS
14 2 (0.31%) KVM
15 1 (0.16%) DRBD
15 1 (0.16%) Snort
Systems Management
1 148 (23.31%) Ansible
2 131 (20.63%) Terraform
3 124 (19.53%) Kubernetes
4 67 (10.55%) Puppet
5 65 (10.24%) Opscode Chef
6 30 (4.72%) Nagios
7 22 (3.46%) Consul
7 22 (3.46%) Packer
8 18 (2.83%) Prometheus
9 17 (2.68%) ZABBIX
10 16 (2.52%) Docker Swarm
11 15 (2.36%) Kibana
12 10 (1.57%) Salt
13 8 (1.26%) Backup Exec
13 8 (1.26%) Istio
13 8 (1.26%) logstash
14 7 (1.10%) Avamar
14 7 (1.10%) Grafana
14 7 (1.10%) vCenter Server
15 6 (0.94%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 62 (9.76%) VMware
2 58 (9.13%) Cisco
3 53 (8.35%) Microsoft
4 50 (7.87%) Oracle
5 42 (6.61%) Red Hat
6 32 (5.04%) Google
7 25 (3.94%) Salesforce.com
8 20 (3.15%) Splunk
9 18 (2.83%) Zend
10 17 (2.68%) IBM
11 14 (2.20%) LogicMonitor
12 13 (2.05%) Hortonworks
12 13 (2.05%) SAP
13 11 (1.73%) Palo Alto
14 10 (1.57%) Cypress Semiconductor
14 10 (1.57%) F5
14 10 (1.57%) Moogsoft
15 8 (1.26%) Atlassian
16 7 (1.10%) Blue Coat
16 7 (1.10%) Cognos