Period
to 20 August 2017

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 20 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Linux/Unix Command Line Interface (CLI)
UK
6 months to
20 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 514 1206 -
Rank change year-on-year +692 - -
Permanent jobs citing Linux Command Line 903 61 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.51% 0.031% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.20% 0.074% -
Number of salaries quoted 627 51 0
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 -
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 -

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

Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 75212 82134 89411
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 42.81% 41.66% 41.23%
Number of salaries quoted 57354 67191 71239
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 20 August 2017.

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 20 August 2017. 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 +658 862 £45,000 - 76
London +413 446 £55,000 +7.32% 39
UK excluding London +415 441 £40,000 - 40
North of England +139 151 £42,500 +13.33% 17
South East +163 108 £45,000 -10.00% 13
Yorkshire +124 98 £42,500 +13.33% 9
Midlands +83 68 £36,000 +3.60% 1
South West +69 65 £39,500 -4.24% 3
North West - 49 £42,500 - 6
West Midlands +64 45 £35,000 +0.72%
East Midlands - 23 £47,500 - 1
Scotland - 22 £42,500 - 3
East of England +13 18 £28,000 -6.67% 3
Wales - 9 £37,500 -
North East - 4 £38,750 - 2

For the 6 months to 20 August 2017, IT jobs citing Linux Command Line also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Linux Command Line.

1 750 (83.06%) Linux
2 367 (40.64%) Java
3 339 (37.54%) JavaScript
4 303 (33.55%) Unix
5 302 (33.44%) Agile Software Development
6 257 (28.46%) Git (software)
7 255 (28.24%) Finance
8 241 (26.69%) HTML
9 234 (25.91%) CSS
10 233 (25.80%) SQL
11 232 (25.69%) PHP
12 216 (23.92%) MySQL
13 210 (23.26%) Apache
14 204 (22.59%) Windows
15 201 (22.26%) DevOps
16 191 (21.15%) Python
17 176 (19.49%) Amazon AWS
18 174 (19.27%) Scrum
19 168 (18.60%) JIRA
20 162 (17.94%) Retail
21 154 (17.05%) Bash Shell
22 153 (16.94%) Jenkins
23 151 (16.72%) Subversion
24 148 (16.39%) Asset Management
25 144 (15.95%) Docker
25 144 (15.95%) Computer Science
26 143 (15.84%) Banking
27 142 (15.73%) Oracle
27 142 (15.73%) Wealth Management
27 142 (15.73%) HTML5

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
1 210 (23.26%) Apache
2 131 (14.51%) Tomcat
3 78 (8.64%) Confluence
4 73 (8.08%) JBoss
5 43 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
6 35 (3.88%) nginx
7 33 (3.65%) DataSynapse
8 29 (3.21%) WordPress
9 23 (2.55%) Ethereum
9 23 (2.55%) Hyperledger
10 22 (2.44%) CMS
11 20 (2.21%) OpenStack
12 14 (1.55%) Drupal
12 14 (1.55%) WebLogic
12 14 (1.55%) WebSphere
13 13 (1.44%) IIS
14 11 (1.22%) Apache Spark
14 11 (1.22%) GlassFish
15 10 (1.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 8 (0.89%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 29 (3.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (2.66%) Photoshop
3 23 (2.55%) Microsoft Office
4 13 (1.44%) Adobe Illustrator
5 12 (1.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 9 (1.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 9 (1.00%) MS Visio
7 6 (0.66%) InDesign
8 4 (0.44%) GIMP
8 4 (0.44%) Inkscape
9 1 (0.11%) HipChat
9 1 (0.11%) Houdini
9 1 (0.11%) Maya
9 1 (0.11%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 23 (2.55%) RMDS
2 7 (0.78%) Magento
3 4 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.33%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 3 (0.33%) ION MarketView
5 1 (0.11%) Sage X3
5 1 (0.11%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 176 (19.49%) Amazon AWS
2 79 (8.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 62 (6.87%) GitHub
4 47 (5.20%) AWS CloudFormation
5 31 (3.43%) Amazon EC2
6 30 (3.32%) Amazon S3
7 27 (2.99%) Cloud Computing
8 24 (2.66%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 21 (2.33%) IaaS
10 18 (1.99%) SaaS
11 17 (1.88%) PaaS
12 13 (1.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 9 (1.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 8 (0.89%) Office 365
15 7 (0.78%) CloudFront
16 6 (0.66%) Amazon Kinesis
16 6 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
16 6 (0.66%) Route 53
17 5 (0.55%) Amazon ELB
17 5 (0.55%) Fastly
Communications & Networking
1 134 (14.84%) Firewall
2 95 (10.52%) DNS
3 67 (7.42%) TCP/IP
4 57 (6.31%) HTTP
5 44 (4.87%) VPN
6 42 (4.65%) Cisco IOS
7 37 (4.10%) Internet
7 37 (4.10%) SAN
8 32 (3.54%) SSH
9 31 (3.43%) VoIP
10 29 (3.21%) Cisco ASA
10 29 (3.21%) VLAN
11 27 (2.99%) MPLS
11 27 (2.99%) WAN
12 26 (2.88%) Spanning Tree
13 25 (2.77%) BGP
14 23 (2.55%) OSPF
15 22 (2.44%) DHCP
16 21 (2.33%) Network Security
17 17 (1.88%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 216 (23.92%) MySQL
2 124 (13.73%) NoSQL
3 112 (12.40%) Relational Database
4 85 (9.41%) SQL Server
5 82 (9.08%) Redis
6 66 (7.31%) Apache Cassandra
7 51 (5.65%) Neo4j
8 48 (5.32%) PostgreSQL
9 36 (3.99%) MongoDB
10 34 (3.77%) Blockchain
10 34 (3.77%) Oracle Database
11 32 (3.54%) Big Data
12 28 (3.10%) Amazon RDS
13 27 (2.99%) Hadoop
14 25 (2.77%) RDBMS
15 21 (2.33%) Oracle Database 12c
16 20 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
17 17 (1.88%) PowerCenter
18 14 (1.55%) MariaDB
19 12 (1.33%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 257 (28.46%) Git (software)
2 168 (18.60%) JIRA
3 153 (16.94%) Jenkins
4 151 (16.72%) Subversion
5 131 (14.51%) Maven
6 125 (13.84%) TeamCity
7 70 (7.75%) JUnit
8 59 (6.53%) Ant
9 52 (5.76%) Mercurial
10 50 (5.54%) Hudson
11 49 (5.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 49 (5.43%) EasyMock
11 49 (5.43%) jMock
12 33 (3.65%) GCC
13 30 (3.32%) Vagrant
13 30 (3.32%) webpack
14 28 (3.10%) PHPUnit
15 26 (2.88%) Cucumber
15 26 (2.88%) gulp
16 24 (2.66%) GitLab
General
1 255 (28.24%) Finance
2 162 (17.94%) Retail
3 143 (15.84%) Banking
4 135 (14.95%) Investment Banking
4 135 (14.95%) Retail Banking
5 66 (7.31%) Front Office
6 56 (6.20%) Marketing
7 45 (4.98%) Telecoms
8 18 (1.99%) Manufacturing
9 17 (1.88%) Publishing
10 16 (1.77%) Electronics
10 16 (1.77%) Games
11 11 (1.22%) Advertising
12 10 (1.11%) Back Office
13 8 (0.89%) Law
14 3 (0.33%) Multimedia
15 2 (0.22%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.22%) Legal
16 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
16 1 (0.11%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 406 (44.96%) Developer
2 124 (13.73%) PHP Developer
3 120 (13.29%) Senior Developer
4 97 (10.74%) Java Developer
5 94 (10.41%) DevOps Engineer
6 75 (8.31%) Software Developer
7 54 (5.98%) Administrator
8 53 (5.87%) E-Commerce Developer
9 51 (5.65%) Linux Engineer
10 49 (5.43%) Java Software Developer
10 49 (5.43%) Operations Engineer
11 48 (5.32%) Java E-Commerce Developer
12 47 (5.20%) Analyst
13 46 (5.09%) Systems Administrator
14 43 (4.76%) Software Engineer
15 41 (4.54%) IT Engineer
16 36 (3.99%) JavaScript Developer
17 33 (3.65%) Linux Administrator
17 33 (3.65%) Linux Systems Administrator
17 33 (3.65%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 241 (26.69%) HTML
2 234 (25.91%) CSS
3 142 (15.73%) HTML5
4 120 (13.29%) LAMP
5 105 (11.63%) Web Services
6 98 (10.85%) AngularJS
7 92 (10.19%) CSS3
8 88 (9.75%) Node.js
8 88 (9.75%) RESTful
9 87 (9.63%) SOAP
10 85 (9.41%) Spring
11 78 (8.64%) jQuery
12 74 (8.19%) REST
13 67 (7.42%) Laravel
14 62 (6.87%) React
14 62 (6.87%) Symfony
14 62 (6.87%) XML
15 58 (6.42%) Hibernate
16 55 (6.09%) LEMP Stack
17 54 (5.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 144 (15.95%) Computer Science
2 96 (10.63%) Analytical Skills
3 73 (8.08%) User Experience
4 62 (6.87%) Data Centre
5 61 (6.76%) Algorithms
6 57 (6.31%) Data Structures
7 38 (4.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 34 (3.77%) Derivative
9 33 (3.65%) Exotic Derivative
9 33 (3.65%) Market Risk
10 29 (3.21%) Enterprise Software
11 27 (2.99%) Fintech
12 22 (2.44%) PKI
13 14 (1.55%) Greenfield Project
14 13 (1.44%) Management Information System
14 13 (1.44%) Replication
15 12 (1.33%) Hybrid Cloud
15 12 (1.33%) Public Cloud
16 11 (1.22%) Mobile App
17 9 (1.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 750 (83.06%) Linux
2 303 (33.55%) Unix
3 204 (22.59%) Windows
4 73 (8.08%) CentOS
5 72 (7.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 67 (7.42%) Ubuntu
7 50 (5.54%) Mac OS X
8 43 (4.76%) Windows Server
9 29 (3.21%) Debian
10 27 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
11 18 (1.99%) HPUX
11 18 (1.99%) Windows Server 2008
12 17 (1.88%) Kali Linux
12 17 (1.88%) Windows 7
13 16 (1.77%) Android
14 12 (1.33%) Apple iOS
15 11 (1.22%) Mac OS
15 11 (1.22%) Solaris
16 7 (0.78%) AIX
17 6 (0.66%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 302 (33.44%) Agile Software Development
2 201 (22.26%) DevOps
3 174 (19.27%) Scrum
4 148 (16.39%) Asset Management
5 142 (15.73%) Wealth Management
6 128 (14.17%) E-Commerce
7 127 (14.06%) Continuous Integration
8 117 (12.96%) Configuration Management
9 108 (11.96%) TDD
10 107 (11.85%) Test Automation
11 106 (11.74%) MVC
12 105 (11.63%) Software Engineering
13 100 (11.07%) Unit Testing
14 98 (10.85%) Web Development
15 97 (10.74%) Open Source
16 96 (10.63%) Kanban
17 83 (9.19%) OOP
18 82 (9.08%) SDLC
19 80 (8.86%) Release Management
20 78 (8.64%) OO
Programming Languages
1 367 (40.64%) Java
2 339 (37.54%) JavaScript
3 233 (25.80%) SQL
4 232 (25.69%) PHP
5 191 (21.15%) Python
6 154 (17.05%) Bash Shell
7 141 (15.61%) Shell Script
8 89 (9.86%) Ruby
9 82 (9.08%) Perl
10 61 (6.76%) C++
11 52 (5.76%) Groovy
12 47 (5.20%) C#
12 47 (5.20%) PowerShell
13 39 (4.32%) VB
14 38 (4.21%) Go
15 34 (3.77%) VBScript
16 29 (3.21%) ES6
16 29 (3.21%) PL/SQL
17 22 (2.44%) C
18 19 (2.10%) XPath
Qualifications
1 114 (12.62%) Degree
2 54 (5.98%) Computer Science Degree
3 50 (5.54%) Cisco Certification
4 45 (4.98%) CCNP
5 30 (3.32%) CCSP
6 22 (2.44%) RHCE
7 17 (1.88%) CCDP
7 17 (1.88%) CCNA
7 17 (1.88%) Microsoft Certification
8 16 (1.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 15 (1.66%) CCDA
9 15 (1.66%) CCIP
9 15 (1.66%) CESG Certified Professional
9 15 (1.66%) MCSA
9 15 (1.66%) MCSE
10 14 (1.55%) RHCSA
11 13 (1.44%) ISEB
12 12 (1.33%) PhD
13 11 (1.22%) ISTQB
13 11 (1.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 123 (13.62%) QA
2 24 (2.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (2.44%) PCI DSS
4 15 (1.66%) SLA
5 4 (0.44%) GDPR
5 4 (0.44%) Solvency II
6 3 (0.33%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.22%) Actionable Recommendations
7 2 (0.22%) GCP
7 2 (0.22%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.11%) PMO
8 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 144 (15.95%) Docker
2 49 (5.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (3.99%) Active Directory
4 17 (1.88%) Snort
5 14 (1.55%) etcd
5 14 (1.55%) HDFS
6 13 (1.44%) flannel
7 11 (1.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 11 (1.22%) Hyper-V
7 11 (1.22%) pfSense
8 10 (1.11%) NFS
8 10 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
9 8 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (0.78%) Virtual Servers
11 6 (0.66%) VirtualBox
11 6 (0.66%) Xen
12 5 (0.55%) iptables
12 5 (0.55%) KVM
12 5 (0.55%) XenApp
13 4 (0.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 119 (13.18%) Opscode Chef
2 111 (12.29%) Ansible
3 95 (10.52%) Puppet
4 56 (6.20%) Kubernetes
5 30 (3.32%) PowerBroker
6 26 (2.88%) Nagios
6 26 (2.88%) Salt
7 23 (2.55%) Consul
8 16 (1.77%) Terraform
9 15 (1.66%) OSSEC
10 13 (1.44%) Sysdig
11 12 (1.33%) Control-M
12 11 (1.22%) Packer
13 10 (1.11%) Rancher
13 10 (1.11%) ZABBIX
14 9 (1.00%) FortiGate
15 7 (0.78%) Docker Swarm
15 7 (0.78%) Hadoop YARN
16 6 (0.66%) BMC PATROL
17 5 (0.55%) Nessus
Vendors
1 142 (15.73%) Oracle
2 99 (10.96%) Microsoft
3 96 (10.63%) Cisco
4 80 (8.86%) Red Hat
5 61 (6.76%) Zend
6 56 (6.20%) VMware
7 52 (5.76%) Perforce
8 49 (5.43%) CA Agile Central
8 49 (5.43%) Sybase
9 38 (4.21%) Atlassian
10 36 (3.99%) F5
11 32 (3.54%) HP
12 28 (3.10%) Juniper
13 25 (2.77%) Adobe
14 23 (2.55%) Solace
14 23 (2.55%) TIBCO
15 19 (2.10%) Informatica
16 18 (1.99%) Tableau
17 16 (1.77%) Citrix
17 16 (1.77%) McAfee