Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Linux/Unix Command Line Interface (CLI)
UK
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 496 517 595
Rank change year-on-year +21 +78 +38
Permanent jobs citing Linux Command Line 1,003 913 867
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.57% 0.51% 0.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.31% 1.18% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 764 660 721
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £72,625 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% +28.57%

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 76,508 77,202 88,902
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.47% 43.49% 43.71%
Number of salaries quoted 59,093 60,405 72,199
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% -2.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% -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 16 July 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 16 July 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 +41 948 £51,250 +13.89% 141
UK excluding London +38 521 £42,500 +6.25% 77
London +26 444 £60,000 +14.29% 72
South East +38 186 £53,500 +18.89% 25
South West +13 92 £35,000 -6.67% 8
North of England -23 88 £40,000 -5.88% 18
East of England +70 86 £40,000 +37.93% 11
Midlands -15 50 £35,000 -2.78% 7
North West +1 43 £40,250 +0.63% 9
Yorkshire -21 40 £45,000 +5.88% 8
West Midlands +7 37 £37,500 +4.17% 6
Scotland -34 14 £31,750 -18.06% 6
East Midlands -11 13 £31,500 -33.68% 1
North East -13 6 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Wales -4 5 £40,000 +6.67% 2

For the 6 months to 16 July 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.

1 927 (92.42%) Linux
2 372 (37.09%) SQL
3 349 (34.80%) Agile Software Development
4 348 (34.70%) Git (software)
5 337 (33.60%) Python
6 320 (31.90%) JavaScript
7 318 (31.70%) Unix
8 300 (29.91%) Amazon AWS
9 292 (29.11%) MySQL
10 278 (27.72%) Windows
11 267 (26.62%) Bash Shell
12 258 (25.72%) DevOps
13 245 (24.43%) Java
14 233 (23.23%) Continuous Integration
15 227 (22.63%) Jenkins
15 227 (22.63%) HTML
16 211 (21.04%) CSS
17 198 (19.74%) PHP
18 197 (19.64%) Test Automation
19 177 (17.65%) Docker
20 169 (16.85%) Problem-Solving
21 141 (14.06%) Finance
22 137 (13.66%) Web Services
23 132 (13.16%) Ansible
24 124 (12.36%) MVC
24 124 (12.36%) VMware
25 119 (11.86%) Ruby
26 118 (11.76%) TDD
26 118 (11.76%) Puppet
27 116 (11.57%) Degree

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
1 108 (10.77%) Apache
2 59 (5.88%) CMS
3 48 (4.79%) Tomcat
4 45 (4.49%) Confluence
5 40 (3.99%) Apache Spark
6 33 (3.29%) WordPress
7 26 (2.59%) Ethereum
8 20 (1.99%) Elasticsearch
9 19 (1.89%) Jetty
10 17 (1.69%) Hyperledger
11 16 (1.60%) Apache Solr
11 16 (1.60%) IIS
11 16 (1.60%) nginx
12 11 (1.10%) JBoss
13 10 (1.00%) WebLogic
14 9 (0.90%) GlassFish
14 9 (0.90%) OpenStack
15 7 (0.70%) WebSphere
16 6 (0.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 6 (0.60%) WildFly
Applications
1 22 (2.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (1.60%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (1.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 11 (1.10%) Photoshop
4 6 (0.60%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.100%) Maya
6 1 (0.100%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 9 (0.90%) Magento
2 6 (0.60%) Distributed Ledger
3 4 (0.40%) Shopify
4 3 (0.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.100%) Bloomberg TOMS
6 1 (0.100%) CiviCRM
6 1 (0.100%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.100%) ION MarketView
6 1 (0.100%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 300 (29.91%) Amazon AWS
2 112 (11.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 94 (9.37%) GitHub
4 51 (5.08%) SaaS
5 44 (4.39%) AWS CloudFormation
5 44 (4.39%) Google Cloud Platform
6 37 (3.69%) Amazon EC2
7 27 (2.69%) Amazon S3
8 26 (2.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 26 (2.59%) Cloud Computing
8 26 (2.59%) npm
8 26 (2.59%) Serverless
9 25 (2.49%) DigitalOcean
10 23 (2.29%) Sauce Labs
11 20 (1.99%) AWS Lambda
12 15 (1.50%) Datadog
13 14 (1.40%) PaaS
14 13 (1.30%) IaaS
15 12 (1.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 11 (1.10%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 96 (9.57%) Firewall
2 95 (9.47%) DNS
3 92 (9.17%) TCP/IP
4 50 (4.99%) HTTP
5 34 (3.39%) SSH
6 31 (3.09%) VPN
7 27 (2.69%) BGP
7 27 (2.69%) SAN
8 26 (2.59%) OSPF
9 25 (2.49%) DHCP
10 24 (2.39%) Internet
11 23 (2.29%) SMS
11 23 (2.29%) WAN
12 19 (1.89%) VLAN
12 19 (1.89%) VoIP
13 18 (1.79%) Kerberos
13 18 (1.79%) MPLS
13 18 (1.79%) SMPP
14 17 (1.69%) Broadband
14 17 (1.69%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 292 (29.11%) MySQL
2 103 (10.27%) NoSQL
3 101 (10.07%) PostgreSQL
4 73 (7.28%) MongoDB
5 67 (6.68%) SQL Server
6 56 (5.58%) Hadoop
6 56 (5.58%) Redis
7 54 (5.38%) Relational Database
8 53 (5.28%) Big Data
9 44 (4.39%) Oracle Database
10 34 (3.39%) RDBMS
11 33 (3.29%) Blockchain
12 27 (2.69%) Apache Cassandra
13 26 (2.59%) Amazon RDS
13 26 (2.59%) HBase
14 20 (1.99%) MariaDB
15 17 (1.69%) Apache Hive
16 12 (1.20%) Data Mining
16 12 (1.20%) Ingres
17 9 (0.90%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 348 (34.70%) Git (software)
2 227 (22.63%) Jenkins
3 94 (9.37%) JIRA
4 83 (8.28%) Cucumber
5 74 (7.38%) Selenium
6 46 (4.59%) Bitbucket
7 45 (4.49%) Mocha
8 44 (4.39%) Vagrant
9 43 (4.29%) gulp
10 41 (4.09%) PHPUnit
11 37 (3.69%) Maven
12 36 (3.59%) Subversion
13 29 (2.89%) JMeter
13 29 (2.89%) JUnit
14 27 (2.69%) Jasmine
15 26 (2.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 25 (2.49%) TestNG
16 25 (2.49%) Travis CI
17 24 (2.39%) RSpec
18 21 (2.09%) Bower
General
1 141 (14.06%) Finance
2 60 (5.98%) Retail
3 54 (5.38%) Banking
4 53 (5.28%) Marketing
5 28 (2.79%) Games
5 28 (2.79%) Telecoms
6 27 (2.69%) Back Office
7 24 (2.39%) Investment Banking
8 23 (2.29%) Front Office
9 20 (1.99%) Legal
10 17 (1.69%) Publishing
11 16 (1.60%) Advertising
12 13 (1.30%) Automotive
12 13 (1.30%) Financial Institution
13 9 (0.90%) Law
14 7 (0.70%) Electronics
15 5 (0.50%) German Language
16 4 (0.40%) Manufacturing
17 2 (0.20%) French Language
17 2 (0.20%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 363 (36.19%) Developer
2 132 (13.16%) PHP Developer
3 89 (8.87%) Analyst
3 89 (8.87%) Senior Developer
4 86 (8.57%) DevOps Engineer
5 59 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
6 56 (5.58%) Java Developer
7 54 (5.38%) Applications Support
8 52 (5.18%) Linux Engineer
9 49 (4.89%) Software Developer
10 46 (4.59%) Linux Support
11 45 (4.49%) Support Engineer
11 45 (4.49%) Test Engineer
12 44 (4.39%) Web Developer
13 35 (3.49%) MySQL Developer
14 33 (3.29%) PHP MySQL Developer
15 32 (3.19%) Network Engineer
15 32 (3.19%) Python Developer
15 32 (3.19%) Support Analyst
15 32 (3.19%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 227 (22.63%) HTML
2 211 (21.04%) CSS
3 137 (13.66%) Web Services
4 109 (10.87%) jQuery
5 108 (10.77%) HTML5
6 94 (9.37%) Node.js
6 94 (9.37%) REST
7 87 (8.67%) AngularJS
8 77 (7.68%) LAMP
9 70 (6.98%) CSS3
10 62 (6.18%) RESTful
10 62 (6.18%) Spring
11 61 (6.08%) Laravel
12 58 (5.78%) Symfony
13 52 (5.18%) JSON
14 51 (5.08%) XML
15 50 (4.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 47 (4.69%) Sass
17 43 (4.29%) Hibernate
17 43 (4.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 91 (9.07%) Analytical Skills
2 85 (8.47%) Mobile App
3 75 (7.48%) Self-Motivation
4 68 (6.78%) Data Centre
5 66 (6.58%) Fintech
6 63 (6.28%) Computer Science
7 52 (5.18%) Public Cloud
8 45 (4.49%) User Experience
9 38 (3.79%) Equities
10 37 (3.69%) Algorithms
11 34 (3.39%) Hedge funds
12 24 (2.39%) Fixed Income
13 21 (2.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 20 (1.99%) Bitcoin
14 20 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
14 20 (1.99%) Private Cloud
14 20 (1.99%) Replication
15 14 (1.40%) iPhone
16 13 (1.30%) Greenfield Project
17 12 (1.20%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 927 (92.42%) Linux
2 318 (31.70%) Unix
3 278 (27.72%) Windows
4 82 (8.18%) Ubuntu
5 79 (7.88%) CentOS
6 50 (4.99%) Debian
7 46 (4.59%) Windows Server
8 37 (3.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 36 (3.59%) Android
10 33 (3.29%) Apple iOS
11 24 (2.39%) Mac OS X
12 17 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
13 16 (1.60%) Mac OS
14 14 (1.40%) DC/OS
14 14 (1.40%) Windows Server 2012
15 13 (1.30%) Windows 7
16 8 (0.80%) FreeBSD
17 7 (0.70%) Solaris
18 4 (0.40%) Kali Linux
18 4 (0.40%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 349 (34.80%) Agile Software Development
2 258 (25.72%) DevOps
3 233 (23.23%) Continuous Integration
4 197 (19.64%) Test Automation
5 169 (16.85%) Problem-Solving
6 124 (12.36%) MVC
7 118 (11.76%) TDD
8 110 (10.97%) Software Engineering
9 107 (10.67%) OO
10 95 (9.47%) Scrum
11 92 (9.17%) Microservices
12 91 (9.07%) Web Development
13 81 (8.08%) Configuration Management
14 80 (7.98%) Continuous Delivery
15 75 (7.48%) OOP
16 74 (7.38%) Open Source
17 61 (6.08%) SOA
18 60 (5.98%) Analytics
19 53 (5.28%) ITIL
19 53 (5.28%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 372 (37.09%) SQL
2 337 (33.60%) Python
3 320 (31.90%) JavaScript
4 267 (26.62%) Bash Shell
5 245 (24.43%) Java
6 198 (19.74%) PHP
7 119 (11.86%) Ruby
8 111 (11.07%) PowerShell
9 74 (7.38%) Shell Script
10 63 (6.28%) Perl
11 52 (5.18%) ES6
12 47 (4.69%) C++
13 44 (4.39%) C#
14 36 (3.59%) Scala
15 30 (2.99%) C
16 26 (2.59%) Go
17 22 (2.19%) Java 8
18 20 (1.99%) ES7
19 18 (1.79%) PL/SQL
20 17 (1.69%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 116 (11.57%) Degree
2 33 (3.29%) Computer Science Degree
2 33 (3.29%) Security Cleared
3 29 (2.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 26 (2.59%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (2.29%) RHCA
6 20 (1.99%) CCNA
6 20 (1.99%) DV Cleared
7 19 (1.89%) Numerate Degree
8 17 (1.69%) CCNP
9 11 (1.10%) ISTQB
9 11 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
10 10 (1.00%) ISEB
11 7 (0.70%) AWS Certification
11 7 (0.70%) OSCP
11 7 (0.70%) PMI Certification
12 5 (0.50%) CEH
12 5 (0.50%) PMP
13 4 (0.40%) MCSE
13 4 (0.40%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (8.18%) QA
2 13 (1.30%) GCP
2 13 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (0.80%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.40%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.40%) SLA
5 3 (0.30%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.100%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.100%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.100%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 177 (17.65%) Docker
2 105 (10.47%) Active Directory
3 91 (9.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 42 (4.19%) vSphere
5 33 (3.29%) Virtual Servers
6 30 (2.99%) Virtual Desktop
7 19 (1.89%) HDFS
7 19 (1.89%) Hyper-V
8 17 (1.69%) VirtualBox
9 13 (1.30%) Virtual Machines
10 12 (1.20%) NFS
10 12 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
11 11 (1.10%) KVM
12 10 (1.00%) VMware NSX
13 8 (0.80%) pfSense
13 8 (0.80%) Samba
14 7 (0.70%) vCloud
15 5 (0.50%) ACF2
15 5 (0.50%) iptables
15 5 (0.50%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 132 (13.16%) Ansible
2 118 (11.76%) Puppet
3 100 (9.97%) Opscode Chef
4 80 (7.98%) Terraform
5 78 (7.78%) Kubernetes
6 34 (3.39%) vCenter Server
7 30 (2.99%) vRealize
8 28 (2.79%) Nagios
9 21 (2.09%) Docker Swarm
10 17 (1.69%) ZABBIX
11 16 (1.60%) Oozie
12 14 (1.40%) Packer
13 13 (1.30%) Salt
14 9 (0.90%) Marathon
14 9 (0.90%) WSUS
15 8 (0.80%) Failover Clustering
16 7 (0.70%) HP ALM
17 6 (0.60%) BMC PATROL
18 5 (0.50%) Cacti
18 5 (0.50%) Kibana
Vendors
1 124 (12.36%) VMware
2 87 (8.67%) Microsoft
3 85 (8.47%) Cisco
4 77 (7.68%) Oracle
5 66 (6.58%) Red Hat
6 58 (5.78%) Splunk
7 57 (5.68%) WorldPay
8 51 (5.08%) Google
9 45 (4.49%) F5
9 45 (4.49%) New Relic
10 44 (4.39%) Atlassian
10 44 (4.39%) Citrix
11 38 (3.79%) Zend
12 36 (3.59%) BMC
13 34 (3.39%) Fortinet
14 32 (3.19%) AppDynamics
15 21 (2.09%) Bloomberg
15 21 (2.09%) ServiceNow
16 20 (1.99%) Fidessa
17 16 (1.60%) Hortonworks