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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 4 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Linux/Unix Command Line Interface (CLI)
UK
6 months to
4 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 480 435 543
Rank change year-on-year -45 +108 -5
Permanent jobs citing Linux Command Line 1,231 721 323
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.68% 0.67% 0.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.44% 1.68% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 341 379 263
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £43,215 £37,500 £41,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £65,000 £68,125
90th Percentile £97,500 £75,000 £79,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +11.11%

Linux Command Line is in the General and Transferable 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 Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 85,537 42,796 28,792
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 47.08% 39.70% 36.45%
Number of salaries quoted 34,479 26,431 22,822
10th Percentile £33,984 £32,500 £31,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £61,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.09% +4.55% +0.35%
75th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
90th Percentile £101,250 £96,250 £96,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

Linux Command Line
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Linux Command Line as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Linux Command Line in the UK

Linux Command Line
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Linux Command Line.

Salary trend for Linux Command Line in the UK

Linux Command Line
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Linux Command Line over the 6 months to 4 July 2022.

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 4 July 2022. 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
Jobs
England -52 1,110 £60,000 +9.09% 71
London -10 614 £70,000 +13.36% 32
UK excluding London -117 467 £50,000 -4.76% 37
Work from Home -35 430 £57,500 +15.00% 26
South East -51 246 £50,000 +25.79% 12
East of England -43 72 £65,000 +4.00% 7
North of England -140 71 £42,500 -29.17% 13
North West -56 52 £42,500 -29.17% 7
Midlands -50 37 £40,000 +23.08% 4
South West -30 32 £43,750 +9.38% 1
West Midlands -36 30 £38,750 +34.78% 3
Yorkshire -130 19 £55,000 -8.33% 4
Wales - 11 £50,000 -
East Midlands -40 7 £66,250 +89.29% 1
Scotland -55 4 - -

For the 6 months to 4 July 2022, 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.

1 826 (67.10%) Linux
2 732 (59.46%) AWS
3 674 (54.75%) Python
4 637 (51.75%) Git (software)
5 616 (50.04%) Docker
6 593 (48.17%) Agile
7 571 (46.39%) Kubernetes
8 557 (45.25%) Finance
9 538 (43.70%) CI/CD
10 531 (43.14%) Azure
11 506 (41.10%) SQL
12 499 (40.54%) Test Automation
13 469 (38.10%) DevOps
14 434 (35.26%) Java
15 428 (34.77%) JavaScript
16 411 (33.39%) Unix
17 392 (31.84%) Serverless
18 386 (31.36%) PowerShell
19 373 (30.30%) AWS Lambda
20 362 (29.41%) Microservices
21 353 (28.68%) CSS
22 342 (27.78%) Windows
23 340 (27.62%) Microsoft
24 339 (27.54%) HTML
25 332 (26.97%) MySQL
26 330 (26.81%) Manufacturing
27 324 (26.32%) Disaster Recovery
27 324 (26.32%) PHP
28 318 (25.83%) OpenShift
29 307 (24.94%) Internet

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
1 226 (18.36%) Apache Spark
2 161 (13.08%) IIS
3 123 (9.99%) JBoss
4 112 (9.10%) Tomcat
5 72 (5.85%) Apache
6 42 (3.41%) nginx
7 28 (2.27%) Confluence
7 28 (2.27%) WebLogic
8 26 (2.11%) OpenStack
9 25 (2.03%) WordPress
10 15 (1.22%) Apache Airflow
11 11 (0.89%) Apache Solr
12 9 (0.73%) CMS
13 7 (0.57%) Drupal
13 7 (0.57%) GemFire
14 6 (0.49%) ArcGIS
15 4 (0.32%) MS Exchange
16 3 (0.24%) SharePoint
17 2 (0.16%) SAS
17 2 (0.16%) WildFly
Applications
1 16 (1.30%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (1.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.24%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.081%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 28 (2.27%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (0.65%) Magento
3 7 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.57%) Fidessa
4 4 (0.32%) Oracle Utilities
4 4 (0.32%) Shopify
5 2 (0.16%) Cloudability
5 2 (0.16%) ION MarketView
6 1 (0.081%) Bloomberg TOMS
Cloud Services
1 732 (59.46%) AWS
2 531 (43.14%) Azure
3 392 (31.84%) Serverless
4 373 (30.30%) AWS Lambda
5 318 (25.83%) OpenShift
6 292 (23.72%) Cloud Functions
7 235 (19.09%) GCP
8 146 (11.86%) AWS CodePipeline
9 132 (10.72%) AWS CloudFormation
10 109 (8.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 95 (7.72%) Azure Stack
12 93 (7.55%) GitHub
13 83 (6.74%) SaaS
14 79 (6.42%) Azure DevOps
15 76 (6.17%) Amazon S3
16 72 (5.85%) Amazon EC2
17 71 (5.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 49 (3.98%) Amazon EKS
19 44 (3.57%) AWS KMS
19 44 (3.57%) AWS Step Functions
Communications & Networking
1 307 (24.94%) Internet
2 185 (15.03%) Firewall
3 111 (9.02%) DNS
4 88 (7.15%) HTTP
5 69 (5.61%) TCP/IP
6 64 (5.20%) SSH
7 47 (3.82%) Wireshark
8 44 (3.57%) DHCP
9 42 (3.41%) VPN
10 27 (2.19%) Network Security
11 26 (2.11%) SAN
12 23 (1.87%) DSL
13 15 (1.22%) VLAN
14 12 (0.97%) SSL
14 12 (0.97%) VoIP
15 11 (0.89%) LAN
16 10 (0.81%) Cisco ASA
16 10 (0.81%) WAN
17 9 (0.73%) Cisco Nexus
17 9 (0.73%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 332 (26.97%) MySQL
2 279 (22.66%) PostgreSQL
3 250 (20.31%) SQL Server
4 248 (20.15%) NoSQL
5 229 (18.60%) MongoDB
6 216 (17.55%) Flink
7 198 (16.08%) Apache Cassandra
8 85 (6.90%) Elasticsearch
9 70 (5.69%) Relational Database
10 50 (4.06%) Amazon Athena
11 42 (3.41%) Amazon RDS
12 37 (3.01%) Redis
13 29 (2.36%) Oracle Database
13 29 (2.36%) Tableau
14 28 (2.27%) InfluxDB
14 28 (2.27%) Looker
15 26 (2.11%) BigQuery
16 25 (2.03%) Hadoop
17 24 (1.95%) Data Mining
18 23 (1.87%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 637 (51.75%) Git (software)
2 299 (24.29%) JIRA
3 297 (24.13%) Subversion
4 270 (21.93%) Jenkins
5 206 (16.73%) Maven
6 202 (16.41%) Gradle
7 197 (16.00%) Ant
8 62 (5.04%) GitLab
9 48 (3.90%) webpack
10 23 (1.87%) JUnit
10 23 (1.87%) Sonatype Nexus
10 23 (1.87%) Spinnaker
10 23 (1.87%) Travis CI
11 22 (1.79%) gulp
12 19 (1.54%) TeamCity
12 19 (1.54%) Visual Studio
13 18 (1.46%) Selenium
13 18 (1.46%) Visual Studio Code
14 16 (1.30%) Cucumber
15 15 (1.22%) Cypress.io
General
1 557 (45.25%) Finance
2 330 (26.81%) Manufacturing
3 247 (20.06%) Social Skills
4 74 (6.01%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 70 (5.69%) Marketing
6 67 (5.44%) Public Sector
7 57 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
8 52 (4.22%) Law
8 52 (4.22%) Telecoms
9 42 (3.41%) Retail
10 39 (3.17%) Advertising
11 26 (2.11%) Organisational Skills
12 25 (2.03%) Legal
13 24 (1.95%) Electronics
13 24 (1.95%) Financial Institution
13 24 (1.95%) Games
14 19 (1.54%) Banking
15 17 (1.38%) Local Government
16 16 (1.30%) Wearables
17 15 (1.22%) Police
Job Titles
1 213 (17.30%) DevOps Engineer
2 201 (16.33%) Developer
3 199 (16.17%) Java Engineer
4 195 (15.84%) Senior Java Engineer
5 116 (9.42%) Senior DevOps
5 116 (9.42%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 92 (7.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 89 (7.23%) Software Engineer
8 76 (6.17%) Cloud Engineer
9 61 (4.96%) Data Engineer
10 56 (4.55%) Support Engineer
11 54 (4.39%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
12 50 (4.06%) Full Stack Developer
12 50 (4.06%) Senior Developer
13 48 (3.90%) Architect
14 45 (3.66%) PHP Developer
15 44 (3.57%) AWS Architect
15 44 (3.57%) Security Architect
16 43 (3.49%) Applications Support
17 33 (2.68%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 353 (28.68%) CSS
2 339 (27.54%) HTML
3 232 (18.85%) .NET
4 227 (18.44%) RESTful
5 195 (15.84%) ASP.NET
5 195 (15.84%) JDBC
6 170 (13.81%) REST
7 158 (12.84%) Elastic Stack
8 148 (12.02%) Node.js
9 129 (10.48%) React
10 75 (6.09%) HTML5
11 74 (6.01%) AngularJS
12 72 (5.85%) Spring
12 72 (5.85%) Vue.js
13 70 (5.69%) CSS3
14 63 (5.12%) Laravel
15 50 (4.06%) Kafka
16 43 (3.49%) Django
17 42 (3.41%) GraphQL
18 40 (3.25%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 302 (24.53%) Life Science
2 231 (18.77%) Algorithms
3 212 (17.22%) Data Structures
4 81 (6.58%) User Experience
5 58 (4.71%) Self-Motivation
6 55 (4.47%) Management Information System
7 53 (4.31%) Data Centre
8 47 (3.82%) Cyber Defence
9 46 (3.74%) Blog
9 46 (3.74%) Cyberattack
10 43 (3.49%) Public Cloud
11 40 (3.25%) Cloud Native
12 38 (3.09%) Social Media
13 30 (2.44%) Smartphone
14 27 (2.19%) Replication
15 26 (2.11%) Cybercrime
16 23 (1.87%) Greenfield Project
16 23 (1.87%) Hedge funds
17 21 (1.71%) Equities
18 20 (1.62%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 826 (67.10%) Linux
2 411 (33.39%) Unix
3 342 (27.78%) Windows
4 167 (13.57%) Windows Server
5 46 (3.74%) CentOS
6 45 (3.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 37 (3.01%) Mac OS
8 29 (2.36%) Debian
9 22 (1.79%) Windows 10
10 20 (1.62%) Android
10 20 (1.62%) Apple iOS
11 15 (1.22%) Ubuntu
11 15 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
12 12 (0.97%) FreeRTOS
12 12 (0.97%) Kali Linux
13 10 (0.81%) Windows Server 2016
14 9 (0.73%) Mac OS X
14 9 (0.73%) VMS
14 9 (0.73%) Windows 7
14 9 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 593 (48.17%) Agile
2 538 (43.70%) CI/CD
3 499 (40.54%) Test Automation
4 469 (38.10%) DevOps
5 362 (29.41%) Microservices
6 324 (26.32%) Disaster Recovery
7 304 (24.70%) Service Design
8 302 (24.53%) Coaching
9 300 (24.37%) High Availability
10 293 (23.80%) Innovative Thinking
11 292 (23.72%) Customer-Centricity
12 290 (23.56%) Strategic Thinking
13 238 (19.33%) OOP
14 235 (19.09%) MVC
15 231 (18.77%) TDD
16 222 (18.03%) Mentoring
17 219 (17.79%) Problem-Solving
18 217 (17.63%) Root Cause Analysis
19 209 (16.98%) User Stories
20 202 (16.41%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 674 (54.75%) Python
2 506 (41.10%) SQL
3 434 (35.26%) Java
4 428 (34.77%) JavaScript
5 386 (31.36%) PowerShell
6 324 (26.32%) PHP
7 299 (24.29%) Ruby
8 290 (23.56%) Bash
9 283 (22.99%) Shell Script
10 257 (20.88%) Perl
11 77 (6.26%) C++
12 71 (5.77%) Groovy
13 65 (5.28%) Go
14 57 (4.63%) Scala
15 54 (4.39%) C
16 51 (4.14%) C#
17 46 (3.74%) ES6
18 43 (3.49%) TypeScript
19 30 (2.44%) R
20 19 (1.54%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 214 (17.38%) Degree
2 95 (7.72%) Computer Science Degree
3 48 (3.90%) Security Cleared
4 40 (3.25%) SC Cleared
5 21 (1.71%) Master's Degree
6 19 (1.54%) PMI Certification
7 14 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
8 12 (0.97%) AWS Certification
8 12 (0.97%) CISA
8 12 (0.97%) CISM
8 12 (0.97%) CISSP
8 12 (0.97%) OSCE
8 12 (0.97%) OSCP
9 11 (0.89%) CCA
9 11 (0.89%) SANS
10 8 (0.65%) OCP
10 8 (0.65%) Oracle Certification
11 5 (0.41%) CCNA
11 5 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (0.32%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (5.04%) QA
2 34 (2.76%) SLA
3 17 (1.38%) Accessibility
3 17 (1.38%) GRC
4 16 (1.30%) GDPR
5 13 (1.06%) GxP
6 7 (0.57%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.32%) IEC 62304
7 4 (0.32%) ISO 13485
7 4 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.32%) NIST
7 4 (0.32%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.24%) HIPAA
8 3 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.16%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.16%) GLBA
10 1 (0.081%) EMIR
10 1 (0.081%) ISO 22301
10 1 (0.081%) MiFID
10 1 (0.081%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 616 (50.04%) Docker
2 116 (9.42%) Virtual Machines
3 61 (4.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 58 (4.71%) Active Directory
5 29 (2.36%) Oracle RAC
6 21 (1.71%) vSphere
7 15 (1.22%) KVM
7 15 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
7 15 (1.22%) Xen
8 13 (1.06%) Firmware
8 13 (1.06%) Hyper-V
9 8 (0.65%) HDFS
9 8 (0.65%) iptables
9 8 (0.65%) XenApp
9 8 (0.65%) XenDesktop
10 7 (0.57%) VirtualBox
11 6 (0.49%) zsh
12 4 (0.32%) VMware NSX
13 3 (0.24%) Virtual Desktop
14 2 (0.16%) NFS
Systems Management
1 571 (46.39%) Kubernetes
2 292 (23.72%) Ansible
3 280 (22.75%) Terraform
4 120 (9.75%) Opscode Chef
5 117 (9.50%) Puppet
6 86 (6.99%) Grafana
7 68 (5.52%) Prometheus
8 30 (2.44%) Packer
9 29 (2.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 28 (2.27%) Data Guard
11 27 (2.19%) logstash
12 23 (1.87%) Graphite
12 23 (1.87%) StatsD
13 21 (1.71%) Argo
13 21 (1.71%) Hadoop YARN
14 20 (1.62%) Docker Swarm
15 19 (1.54%) Kibana
16 15 (1.22%) yum
17 13 (1.06%) cPanel
17 13 (1.06%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 340 (27.62%) Microsoft
2 270 (21.93%) Google
3 105 (8.53%) Splunk
4 74 (6.01%) VMware
5 49 (3.98%) Oracle
6 39 (3.17%) Red Hat
7 31 (2.52%) Cisco
7 31 (2.52%) PagerDuty
8 26 (2.11%) Perforce
9 25 (2.03%) Atlassian
10 18 (1.46%) Apple
11 16 (1.30%) Citrix
11 16 (1.30%) Zend
12 14 (1.14%) LexisNexis
13 13 (1.06%) Brandwatch
14 12 (0.97%) F5
14 12 (0.97%) Okta
15 11 (0.89%) SAP
16 8 (0.65%) Avaya
16 8 (0.65%) Brocade