Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Linux/Unix Command Line Interface (CLI)
UK
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 534 965 -
Rank change year-on-year +431 - -
Permanent jobs citing Linux Command Line 855 252 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.49% 0.13% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.13% 0.32% -
Number of salaries quoted 528 204 0
UK median annual salary £45,000 £46,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.17% - -
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 -
% change year-on-year +3.75% - -

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 75499 78627 90584
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.23% 41.02% 41.59%
Number of salaries quoted 56713 64516 72543
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 £26,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
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 18 October 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 18 October 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 +447 807 £46,000 -2.13% 106
London +279 449 £55,000 -4.35% 70
UK excluding London +286 386 £41,500 +3.75% 40
North of England +134 143 £42,500 +8.97% 11
Yorkshire +105 90 £42,500 +20.57% 7
South East +89 90 £40,000 -20.00% 10
South West +50 52 £40,000 -3.03% 3
North West +34 49 £40,000 - 4
Midlands +63 47 £32,500 +8.33% 6
West Midlands +40 35 £32,500 +8.33% 1
East of England +29 22 £28,000 +1.82% 6
Scotland +8 18 £42,500 -11.92% 4
Wales - 14 £37,500 -
East Midlands +63 12 £45,000 - 5
North East +16 4 £33,750 -56.45%

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 655 (76.61%) Linux
2 369 (43.16%) Java
3 318 (37.19%) Unix
4 313 (36.61%) JavaScript
5 272 (31.81%) Agile Software Development
6 269 (31.46%) Finance
7 229 (26.78%) Git (software)
8 205 (23.98%) DevOps
9 198 (23.16%) Python
10 195 (22.81%) SQL
10 195 (22.81%) Retail
11 190 (22.22%) JIRA
12 187 (21.87%) PHP
13 185 (21.64%) HTML
14 183 (21.40%) Windows
15 180 (21.05%) Apache
15 180 (21.05%) Asset Management
15 180 (21.05%) Wealth Management
16 179 (20.94%) Banking
17 172 (20.12%) Investment Banking
18 171 (20.00%) Retail Banking
19 169 (19.77%) CSS
20 168 (19.65%) MySQL
21 163 (19.06%) Amazon AWS
21 163 (19.06%) Jenkins
22 159 (18.60%) Scrum
23 157 (18.36%) Maven
24 148 (17.31%) Computer Science
25 147 (17.19%) TeamCity
26 146 (17.08%) Subversion

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
1 180 (21.05%) Apache
2 128 (14.97%) Tomcat
3 90 (10.53%) Confluence
4 70 (8.19%) JBoss
5 46 (5.38%) DataSynapse
6 26 (3.04%) Elasticsearch
7 25 (2.92%) WordPress
8 21 (2.46%) OpenStack
9 17 (1.99%) CMS
10 16 (1.87%) Apache Solr
10 16 (1.87%) Ethereum
10 16 (1.87%) Hyperledger
11 15 (1.75%) IIS
11 15 (1.75%) nginx
12 12 (1.40%) GlassFish
13 11 (1.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 8 (0.94%) WebSphere
14 8 (0.94%) WildFly
15 7 (0.82%) Apache Spark
15 7 (0.82%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 23 (2.69%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (2.34%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (1.99%) Photoshop
4 16 (1.87%) Adobe Illustrator
5 13 (1.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (0.58%) InDesign
7 4 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (0.47%) GIMP
7 4 (0.47%) Inkscape
8 1 (0.12%) HipChat
8 1 (0.12%) Houdini
8 1 (0.12%) Maya
8 1 (0.12%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 22 (2.57%) RMDS
2 8 (0.94%) Magento
3 3 (0.35%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (0.35%) Unit4 Business World
4 2 (0.23%) Shopify
4 2 (0.23%) Summit
5 1 (0.12%) Bloomberg TOMS
5 1 (0.12%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 163 (19.06%) Amazon AWS
2 83 (9.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 49 (5.73%) AWS CloudFormation
4 34 (3.98%) IaaS
5 31 (3.63%) GitHub
6 22 (2.57%) PaaS
7 21 (2.46%) Amazon EC2
7 21 (2.46%) Cloud Computing
8 19 (2.22%) Amazon S3
8 19 (2.22%) SaaS
9 16 (1.87%) npm
10 12 (1.40%) Serverless
11 11 (1.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 10 (1.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 9 (1.05%) Google Cloud Platform
13 9 (1.05%) Route 53
14 8 (0.94%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 8 (0.94%) Amazon SQS
14 8 (0.94%) AWS OpsWorks
15 7 (0.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 127 (14.85%) Firewall
2 90 (10.53%) DNS
3 51 (5.96%) TCP/IP
4 46 (5.38%) HTTP
5 43 (5.03%) VPN
6 35 (4.09%) Cisco IOS
7 34 (3.98%) WAN
8 32 (3.74%) Internet
9 28 (3.27%) Cisco ASA
9 28 (3.27%) VoIP
10 24 (2.81%) VLAN
11 23 (2.69%) SAN
12 22 (2.57%) BGP
13 18 (2.11%) DHCP
14 14 (1.64%) Ethernet
14 14 (1.64%) MPLS
14 14 (1.64%) OSPF
14 14 (1.64%) Spanning Tree
14 14 (1.64%) SSH
14 14 (1.64%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 168 (19.65%) MySQL
2 116 (13.57%) Relational Database
3 99 (11.58%) NoSQL
4 77 (9.01%) SQL Server
5 72 (8.42%) Redis
6 63 (7.37%) Apache Cassandra
7 51 (5.96%) Neo4j
8 42 (4.91%) Big Data
9 33 (3.86%) PostgreSQL
10 28 (3.27%) RDBMS
11 27 (3.16%) Oracle Database
12 21 (2.46%) Blockchain
13 20 (2.34%) Amazon RDS
13 20 (2.34%) MongoDB
14 18 (2.11%) Hadoop
15 15 (1.75%) Oracle Database 12c
16 14 (1.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 12 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
18 10 (1.17%) MariaDB
19 9 (1.05%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 229 (26.78%) Git (software)
2 190 (22.22%) JIRA
3 163 (19.06%) Jenkins
4 157 (18.36%) Maven
5 147 (17.19%) TeamCity
6 146 (17.08%) Subversion
7 74 (8.65%) JUnit
8 61 (7.13%) Ant
9 51 (5.96%) Mercurial
10 49 (5.73%) EasyMock
10 49 (5.73%) Hudson
10 49 (5.73%) jMock
11 47 (5.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 46 (5.38%) GCC
13 45 (5.26%) Cucumber
14 42 (4.91%) Selenium
15 34 (3.98%) Vagrant
16 28 (3.27%) gulp
17 26 (3.04%) PHPUnit
18 17 (1.99%) Eclipse
General
1 269 (31.46%) Finance
2 195 (22.81%) Retail
3 179 (20.94%) Banking
4 172 (20.12%) Investment Banking
5 171 (20.00%) Retail Banking
6 91 (10.64%) Front Office
7 42 (4.91%) Telecoms
8 40 (4.68%) Marketing
9 19 (2.22%) Games
10 17 (1.99%) Publishing
11 15 (1.75%) Back Office
11 15 (1.75%) Law
12 13 (1.52%) Electronics
13 12 (1.40%) Advertising
14 9 (1.05%) Manufacturing
15 3 (0.35%) Mandarin Language
15 3 (0.35%) Multimedia
16 2 (0.23%) Financial Institution
16 2 (0.23%) Legal
16 2 (0.23%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 344 (40.23%) Developer
2 119 (13.92%) DevOps Engineer
3 109 (12.75%) PHP Developer
4 93 (10.88%) Java Developer
5 88 (10.29%) Senior Developer
6 67 (7.84%) Software Developer
7 65 (7.60%) IT Engineer
8 61 (7.13%) Operations Engineer
9 52 (6.08%) E-Commerce Developer
10 49 (5.73%) Java Software Developer
11 48 (5.61%) Analyst
11 48 (5.61%) Java E-Commerce Developer
12 44 (5.15%) Development Engineer
13 43 (5.03%) Administrator
14 42 (4.91%) Software Engineer
15 41 (4.80%) Linux Engineer
16 37 (4.33%) Systems Administrator
17 31 (3.63%) Linux Administrator
17 31 (3.63%) Linux Systems Administrator
18 28 (3.27%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 185 (21.64%) HTML
2 169 (19.77%) CSS
3 103 (12.05%) HTML5
4 102 (11.93%) Web Services
5 88 (10.29%) SOAP
6 87 (10.18%) Spring
7 84 (9.82%) Node.js
8 82 (9.59%) RESTful
9 79 (9.24%) LAMP
10 73 (8.54%) AngularJS
11 63 (7.37%) XML
12 58 (6.78%) REST
13 57 (6.67%) CSS3
14 55 (6.43%) Hibernate
15 52 (6.08%) jQuery
16 46 (5.38%) CORBA
16 46 (5.38%) Swing
17 44 (5.15%) JSON
17 44 (5.15%) Laravel
17 44 (5.15%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 148 (17.31%) Computer Science
2 102 (11.93%) Analytical Skills
3 78 (9.12%) User Experience
4 74 (8.65%) Algorithms
5 57 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 55 (6.43%) Data Structures
7 46 (5.38%) Data Centre
7 46 (5.38%) Derivative
7 46 (5.38%) Exotic Derivative
7 46 (5.38%) Market Risk
8 31 (3.63%) Public Cloud
9 29 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
10 26 (3.04%) Fintech
11 24 (2.81%) Mobile App
12 19 (2.22%) Hybrid Cloud
13 15 (1.75%) Replication
14 13 (1.52%) Management Information System
15 12 (1.40%) Client/Server
15 12 (1.40%) Greenfield Project
16 11 (1.29%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 655 (76.61%) Linux
2 318 (37.19%) Unix
3 183 (21.40%) Windows
4 56 (6.55%) CentOS
5 51 (5.96%) Ubuntu
6 47 (5.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 36 (4.21%) Windows Server
8 33 (3.86%) Mac OS X
9 20 (2.34%) Debian
10 19 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
11 17 (1.99%) Windows 7
12 16 (1.87%) HPUX
13 13 (1.52%) Solaris
14 10 (1.17%) Android
14 10 (1.17%) Windows Server 2008
15 9 (1.05%) Kali Linux
16 8 (0.94%) AIX
17 7 (0.82%) Mac OS
17 7 (0.82%) Windows 10
18 4 (0.47%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 272 (31.81%) Agile Software Development
2 205 (23.98%) DevOps
3 180 (21.05%) Asset Management
3 180 (21.05%) Wealth Management
4 159 (18.60%) Scrum
5 137 (16.02%) Configuration Management
6 124 (14.50%) Test Automation
7 121 (14.15%) E-Commerce
8 117 (13.68%) Release Management
9 114 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
10 105 (12.28%) Software Engineering
11 96 (11.23%) MVC
12 91 (10.64%) TDD
13 90 (10.53%) Unit Testing
14 87 (10.18%) OO
15 85 (9.94%) Front End Development
15 85 (9.94%) SDLC
16 82 (9.59%) Kanban
17 81 (9.47%) Open Source
18 80 (9.36%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 369 (43.16%) Java
2 313 (36.61%) JavaScript
3 198 (23.16%) Python
4 195 (22.81%) SQL
5 187 (21.87%) PHP
6 134 (15.67%) Shell Script
7 128 (14.97%) Bash Shell
8 100 (11.70%) Perl
9 74 (8.65%) Ruby
10 73 (8.54%) C++
11 51 (5.96%) Groovy
12 48 (5.61%) PowerShell
12 48 (5.61%) VB
12 48 (5.61%) VBScript
13 44 (5.15%) C#
14 38 (4.44%) Go
15 23 (2.69%) PL/SQL
16 21 (2.46%) C
17 20 (2.34%) ES6
18 15 (1.75%) Scala
Qualifications
1 104 (12.16%) Degree
2 46 (5.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 35 (4.09%) Cisco Certification
4 28 (3.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 22 (2.57%) CCNP
6 18 (2.11%) CCSP
6 18 (2.11%) MCSE
7 17 (1.99%) MCSA
8 13 (1.52%) CCNA
8 13 (1.52%) RHCA
9 12 (1.40%) PhD
10 11 (1.29%) CCDA
10 11 (1.29%) CCIP
11 10 (1.17%) Security Cleared
12 9 (1.05%) RHCE
13 8 (0.94%) ISTQB
13 8 (0.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 6 (0.70%) CISSP
14 6 (0.70%) ISEB
14 6 (0.70%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 141 (16.49%) QA
2 16 (1.87%) SLA
3 14 (1.64%) PCI DSS
4 13 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.47%) GCP
5 4 (0.47%) GDPR
6 3 (0.35%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.23%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.12%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 123 (14.39%) Docker
2 48 (5.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (3.16%) Active Directory
4 14 (1.64%) etcd
5 13 (1.52%) flannel
6 11 (1.29%) Hyper-V
6 11 (1.29%) Virtual Machines
7 9 (1.05%) vSphere
8 8 (0.94%) pfSense
8 8 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (0.70%) HDFS
9 6 (0.70%) Virtual Servers
9 6 (0.70%) VirtualBox
10 5 (0.58%) Oracle RAC
10 5 (0.58%) Postfix
10 5 (0.58%) Xen
11 4 (0.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 4 (0.47%) BIND 9
11 4 (0.47%) Kamailio
11 4 (0.47%) KVM
Systems Management
1 123 (14.39%) Opscode Chef
2 116 (13.57%) Puppet
3 91 (10.64%) Ansible
4 50 (5.85%) Kubernetes
5 44 (5.15%) PowerBroker
6 33 (3.86%) Nagios
7 31 (3.63%) Salt
8 20 (2.34%) Consul
9 16 (1.87%) Terraform
10 13 (1.52%) Sysdig
11 9 (1.05%) Cacti
11 9 (1.05%) Docker Swarm
12 8 (0.94%) Rancher
13 7 (0.82%) BMC PATROL
13 7 (0.82%) Control-M
13 7 (0.82%) Packer
14 6 (0.70%) HAProxy
14 6 (0.70%) OpenNMS
14 6 (0.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 6 (0.70%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 124 (14.50%) Oracle
2 91 (10.64%) Microsoft
3 73 (8.54%) Cisco
4 59 (6.90%) Red Hat
5 58 (6.78%) VMware
6 52 (6.08%) Perforce
7 49 (5.73%) CA Agile Central
7 49 (5.73%) Sybase
8 42 (4.91%) Zend
9 38 (4.44%) Atlassian
10 29 (3.39%) HP
11 27 (3.16%) F5
12 22 (2.57%) Solace
12 22 (2.57%) TIBCO
13 20 (2.34%) Adobe
14 18 (2.11%) Remedy
14 18 (2.11%) Splunk
15 12 (1.40%) Apple
15 12 (1.40%) Juniper
16 10 (1.17%) NetApp