Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Linux/Unix Command Line Interface (CLI)
UK
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 509 544 614
Rank change year-on-year +35 +70 +15
Permanent jobs citing Linux Command Line 890 867 793
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.53% 0.50% 0.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.22% 1.12% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 704 556 678
UK median annual salary £53,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.78% -10.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £29,250 £27,790 £29,813
90th Percentile £78,750 £66,250 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +18.75% -11.11% +20.00%

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 72,974 77,686 82,280
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.83% 44.50% 42.69%
Number of salaries quoted 56,413 58,483 67,466
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 24 September 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 24 September 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 +36 852 £53,250 +18.33% 171
UK excluding London +21 445 £47,500 +18.75% 104
London +34 420 £57,500 +4.55% 74
South East +105 205 £57,500 +27.78% 37
North of England -52 77 £43,750 +2.94% 26
South West +14 67 £30,000 -25.00% 12
East of England +41 53 £62,500 +123.21% 14
Yorkshire -31 38 £47,500 +11.76% 10
North West -7 29 £32,500 -23.53% 12
Midlands -14 27 £30,000 -10.45% 8
West Midlands -5 17 £30,000 -7.69% 5
Scotland -15 13 £57,500 +35.29% 2
East Midlands -3 10 £29,500 -34.44% 3
North East -7 10 £35,000 +3.70% 4
Wales 0 3 £57,500 +53.33% 5

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 849 (95.39%) Linux
2 342 (38.43%) SQL
3 313 (35.17%) Amazon AWS
4 312 (35.06%) Git (software)
5 308 (34.61%) Python
6 297 (33.37%) Windows
7 274 (30.79%) Unix
8 264 (29.66%) Agile Software Development
9 239 (26.85%) DevOps
10 236 (26.52%) JavaScript
11 235 (26.40%) Bash Shell
12 229 (25.73%) Java
13 207 (23.26%) MySQL
14 205 (23.03%) Jenkins
15 198 (22.25%) Continuous Integration
16 168 (18.88%) Problem-Solving
17 165 (18.54%) Test Automation
17 165 (18.54%) HTML
18 158 (17.75%) CSS
19 156 (17.53%) PHP
20 146 (16.40%) Docker
21 144 (16.18%) Puppet
22 132 (14.83%) PowerShell
23 130 (14.61%) Web Services
24 123 (13.82%) VMware
25 120 (13.48%) Degree
26 116 (13.03%) Ansible
26 116 (13.03%) Opscode Chef
27 111 (12.47%) Microsoft Azure
28 104 (11.69%) Finance

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 85 (9.55%) Apache
2 58 (6.52%) Tomcat
3 39 (4.38%) JBoss
4 36 (4.04%) Confluence
5 34 (3.82%) CMS
6 31 (3.48%) Apache Spark
6 31 (3.48%) GlassFish
7 30 (3.37%) Elasticsearch
8 27 (3.03%) WordPress
9 24 (2.70%) IIS
10 18 (2.02%) SharePoint
11 17 (1.91%) Drupal
11 17 (1.91%) nginx
11 17 (1.91%) OpenStack
12 15 (1.69%) WebSphere
13 14 (1.57%) WebLogic
14 12 (1.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 11 (1.24%) Jetty
15 11 (1.24%) MQSeries
15 11 (1.24%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 16 (1.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (1.57%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (1.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.45%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.11%) Maya
5 1 (0.11%) NUKE
5 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (1.12%) Magento
2 3 (0.34%) Shopify
3 2 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.11%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 313 (35.17%) Amazon AWS
2 111 (12.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 88 (9.89%) GitHub
4 58 (6.52%) Amazon EC2
5 52 (5.84%) SaaS
6 50 (5.62%) AWS CloudFormation
7 47 (5.28%) Amazon S3
8 35 (3.93%) Google Cloud Platform
9 32 (3.60%) PaaS
10 26 (2.92%) npm
11 24 (2.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 21 (2.36%) IaaS
13 19 (2.13%) Serverless
14 18 (2.02%) Datadog
14 18 (2.02%) Route 53
14 18 (2.02%) Sauce Labs
15 15 (1.69%) AWS Lambda
16 14 (1.57%) Azure Active Directory
16 14 (1.57%) G Suite
16 14 (1.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 98 (11.01%) Firewall
2 85 (9.55%) TCP/IP
3 80 (8.99%) DNS
4 47 (5.28%) VPN
5 40 (4.49%) Internet
6 33 (3.71%) SAN
6 33 (3.71%) SSH
7 32 (3.60%) HTTP
8 20 (2.25%) Cisco ASA
9 19 (2.13%) DHCP
10 17 (1.91%) BGP
10 17 (1.91%) OSPF
11 16 (1.80%) Broadband
11 16 (1.80%) OpenVPN
11 16 (1.80%) SMS
12 15 (1.69%) Reverse Proxy
13 14 (1.57%) OPNsense
14 13 (1.46%) Wireless
15 11 (1.24%) Fibre Channel
15 11 (1.24%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 207 (23.26%) MySQL
2 86 (9.66%) PostgreSQL
3 62 (6.97%) MongoDB
4 57 (6.40%) NoSQL
5 56 (6.29%) Relational Database
6 50 (5.62%) Amazon RDS
7 48 (5.39%) SQL Server
8 43 (4.83%) Big Data
9 40 (4.49%) Hadoop
10 39 (4.38%) RDBMS
11 38 (4.27%) MariaDB
12 36 (4.04%) Redis
13 23 (2.58%) HBase
14 22 (2.47%) Apache Cassandra
14 22 (2.47%) Oracle Database
15 19 (2.13%) Blockchain
16 15 (1.69%) Ingres
17 13 (1.46%) Azure SQL Database
17 13 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 11 (1.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 312 (35.06%) Git (software)
2 205 (23.03%) Jenkins
3 93 (10.45%) JIRA
4 71 (7.98%) Selenium
5 70 (7.87%) Cucumber
6 39 (4.38%) Vagrant
7 38 (4.27%) Bitbucket
7 38 (4.27%) PHPUnit
8 36 (4.04%) Mocha
9 33 (3.71%) JMeter
10 32 (3.60%) Subversion
11 30 (3.37%) gulp
12 25 (2.81%) Maven
13 23 (2.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 23 (2.58%) JUnit
14 21 (2.36%) Visual Studio
15 20 (2.25%) Travis CI
16 19 (2.13%) Bower
17 18 (2.02%) Gradle
18 17 (1.91%) Gatling
General
1 104 (11.69%) Finance
2 41 (4.61%) Retail
3 37 (4.16%) Marketing
4 23 (2.58%) Games
5 20 (2.25%) Banking
6 18 (2.02%) Back Office
7 16 (1.80%) Advertising
8 13 (1.46%) Telecoms
9 11 (1.24%) Automotive
10 10 (1.12%) Law
11 9 (1.01%) Financial Institution
12 8 (0.90%) Electronics
12 8 (0.90%) French Language
12 8 (0.90%) German Language
12 8 (0.90%) Swedish Language
13 7 (0.79%) Front Office
13 7 (0.79%) Publishing
14 5 (0.56%) Legal
15 4 (0.45%) Investment Banking
16 2 (0.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 277 (31.12%) Developer
2 97 (10.90%) PHP Developer
3 92 (10.34%) Analyst
4 88 (9.89%) DevOps Engineer
5 83 (9.33%) Senior Developer
6 60 (6.74%) Linux Engineer
7 57 (6.40%) Support Engineer
8 50 (5.62%) Support Analyst
9 46 (5.17%) Applications Support
9 46 (5.17%) Systems Engineer
10 40 (4.49%) Cloud Engineer
10 40 (4.49%) Test Engineer
11 39 (4.38%) Java Developer
11 39 (4.38%) Linux Support
12 36 (4.04%) Administrator
12 36 (4.04%) Node.js Developer
13 30 (3.37%) Linux Administrator
13 30 (3.37%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 30 (3.37%) Software Developer
14 28 (3.15%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (18.54%) HTML
2 158 (17.75%) CSS
3 130 (14.61%) Web Services
4 86 (9.66%) jQuery
5 82 (9.21%) HTML5
6 74 (8.31%) Node.js
7 70 (7.87%) REST
8 66 (7.42%) LAMP
9 65 (7.30%) AngularJS
10 61 (6.85%) JSON
11 58 (6.52%) CSS3
11 58 (6.52%) RESTful
12 56 (6.29%) Symfony
13 51 (5.73%) Laravel
14 48 (5.39%) RabbitMQ
15 43 (4.83%) Spring
16 38 (4.27%) Kafka
16 38 (4.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 35 (3.93%) XML
18 32 (3.60%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 81 (9.10%) Self-Motivation
2 79 (8.88%) Analytical Skills
3 77 (8.65%) Computer Science
4 67 (7.53%) Mobile App
5 63 (7.08%) Data Centre
6 57 (6.40%) Fintech
7 36 (4.04%) Public Cloud
8 35 (3.93%) Enterprise Software
9 31 (3.48%) Replication
10 29 (3.26%) Hedge funds
11 27 (3.03%) User Experience
12 25 (2.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 24 (2.70%) Equities
14 21 (2.36%) Management Information System
15 17 (1.91%) Clustering
16 16 (1.80%) Algorithms
16 16 (1.80%) Hybrid Cloud
16 16 (1.80%) Virtual Team
17 14 (1.57%) iPhone
18 12 (1.35%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 849 (95.39%) Linux
2 297 (33.37%) Windows
3 274 (30.79%) Unix
4 74 (8.31%) Ubuntu
5 70 (7.87%) CentOS
6 58 (6.52%) Windows Server
7 43 (4.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 39 (4.38%) Debian
9 27 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
10 26 (2.92%) Android
10 26 (2.92%) Apple iOS
11 23 (2.58%) DC/OS
11 23 (2.58%) Windows 7
12 15 (1.69%) Mac OS X
13 14 (1.57%) FreeBSD
13 14 (1.57%) Mac OS
14 13 (1.46%) Windows 10
15 11 (1.24%) Windows 8
15 11 (1.24%) Windows Server 2012
16 7 (0.79%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 264 (29.66%) Agile Software Development
2 239 (26.85%) DevOps
3 198 (22.25%) Continuous Integration
4 168 (18.88%) Problem-Solving
5 165 (18.54%) Test Automation
6 88 (9.89%) Scrum
7 87 (9.78%) OO
8 83 (9.33%) Software Engineering
9 82 (9.21%) Configuration Management
10 80 (8.99%) MVC
11 72 (8.09%) Microservices
12 71 (7.98%) ITIL
13 70 (7.87%) TDD
14 66 (7.42%) Open Source
15 64 (7.19%) OOP
16 63 (7.08%) Web Development
17 58 (6.52%) Continuous Delivery
18 55 (6.18%) Analytics
19 54 (6.07%) E-Commerce
19 54 (6.07%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 342 (38.43%) SQL
2 308 (34.61%) Python
3 236 (26.52%) JavaScript
4 235 (26.40%) Bash Shell
5 229 (25.73%) Java
6 156 (17.53%) PHP
7 132 (14.83%) PowerShell
8 87 (9.78%) Shell Script
9 85 (9.55%) Ruby
10 75 (8.43%) Perl
11 56 (6.29%) C++
12 48 (5.39%) C#
13 45 (5.06%) ES6
14 27 (3.03%) Go
14 27 (3.03%) Scala
15 25 (2.81%) C
16 23 (2.58%) PL/SQL
17 20 (2.25%) Groovy
18 18 (2.02%) AWK
19 16 (1.80%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 120 (13.48%) Degree
2 54 (6.07%) Computer Science Degree
3 26 (2.92%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (2.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 23 (2.58%) Security Cleared
6 22 (2.47%) RHCA
7 19 (2.13%) CCNA
8 17 (1.91%) ITIL Certification
8 17 (1.91%) Numerate Degree
9 12 (1.35%) DV Cleared
9 12 (1.35%) ISEB
9 12 (1.35%) ISTQB
10 11 (1.24%) AWS Certification
11 10 (1.12%) CCNP
11 10 (1.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 7 (0.79%) OSCP
13 6 (0.67%) Master's Degree
13 6 (0.67%) PMI Certification
14 5 (0.56%) SC Cleared
14 5 (0.56%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (8.88%) QA
2 11 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.56%) SLA
4 4 (0.45%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.22%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.11%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.11%) GDPR
System Software
1 146 (16.40%) Docker
2 96 (10.79%) Active Directory
3 79 (8.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 37 (4.16%) Hyper-V
4 37 (4.16%) vSphere
5 25 (2.81%) KVM
6 20 (2.25%) pfSense
6 20 (2.25%) Virtual Desktop
7 18 (2.02%) Virtual Servers
8 17 (1.91%) VirtualBox
8 17 (1.91%) VMware ESXi
9 16 (1.80%) HDFS
9 16 (1.80%) NFS
9 16 (1.80%) VMware NSX
10 14 (1.57%) LXC
10 14 (1.57%) Samba
11 13 (1.46%) Virtual Machines
12 12 (1.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 8 (0.90%) vCloud
14 7 (0.79%) Xen
Systems Management
1 144 (16.18%) Puppet
2 116 (13.03%) Ansible
2 116 (13.03%) Opscode Chef
3 95 (10.67%) Terraform
4 84 (9.44%) Kubernetes
5 51 (5.73%) Nagios
6 28 (3.15%) ZABBIX
7 26 (2.92%) Docker Swarm
8 25 (2.81%) Salt
9 20 (2.25%) vCenter Server
10 17 (1.91%) BMC PATROL
11 15 (1.69%) vRealize
12 14 (1.57%) Mesos
12 14 (1.57%) Rancher
13 11 (1.24%) Packer
13 11 (1.24%) Prometheus
14 10 (1.12%) WSUS
15 9 (1.01%) Hadoop YARN
16 8 (0.90%) Oozie
17 7 (0.79%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 123 (13.82%) VMware
2 79 (8.88%) Microsoft
3 72 (8.09%) Oracle
4 65 (7.30%) Cisco
5 59 (6.63%) Red Hat
6 43 (4.83%) New Relic
6 43 (4.83%) Splunk
7 40 (4.49%) Google
8 39 (4.38%) Citrix
9 32 (3.60%) BMC
9 32 (3.60%) WorldPay
9 32 (3.60%) Zend
10 27 (3.03%) Atlassian
11 19 (2.13%) F5
12 17 (1.91%) AppDynamics
12 17 (1.91%) HP
13 16 (1.80%) Fortinet
13 16 (1.80%) SaltStack
14 15 (1.69%) IBM
14 15 (1.69%) Sybase