Period
to 19 February 2019

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 19 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Linux/Unix Command Line Interface (CLI)
UK
6 months to
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 522 514 572
Rank change year-on-year -8 +58 +4
Permanent jobs citing Linux Command Line 781 942 742
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.52% 0.54% 0.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.23% 1.33% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 610 699 577
UK median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% +5.88% -4.49%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £69,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% -5.00% -3.61%

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 63,490 70,603 68,494
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.90% 40.21% 39.49%
Number of salaries quoted 48,613 55,235 55,737
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £80,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% -

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 19 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Linux Command Line in the UK

Linux Command Line
Top 16 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 19 February 2019. 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 -5 753 £52,500 +14.13% 193
London -24 393 £60,000 +4.35% 79
UK excluding London +26 380 £47,500 +25.00% 125
South East +55 158 £47,500 +5.56% 26
North of England +34 83 £47,500 +18.75% 25
South West +15 53 £42,500 +21.43% 17
North West +18 41 £34,500 -13.75% 13
East of England +50 38 £53,250 +93.64% 26
Yorkshire +45 34 £52,500 +31.25% 10
Midlands -13 27 £52,500 +61.54% 20
West Midlands -24 19 £52,500 +61.54% 12
Scotland +1 17 £42,500 +2.41% 7
East Midlands +25 8 - - 7
North East +17 8 £30,000 -7.69% 2
Wales +7 2 £57,500 +15.00% 3
Northern Ireland - 2 £66,250 - 1

For the 6 months to 19 February 2019, 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.

1 728 (93.21%) Linux
2 335 (42.89%) Python
3 315 (40.33%) Amazon AWS
4 254 (32.52%) SQL
5 250 (32.01%) Agile Software Development
6 232 (29.71%) Windows
7 217 (27.78%) DevOps
8 208 (26.63%) Git (software)
8 208 (26.63%) Java
9 184 (23.56%) Bash Shell
10 180 (23.05%) Unix
11 173 (22.15%) Docker
12 168 (21.51%) Jenkins
13 144 (18.44%) JavaScript
14 141 (18.05%) Puppet
15 137 (17.54%) Degree
16 131 (16.77%) Ansible
17 124 (15.88%) Web Services
18 123 (15.75%) Test Automation
19 120 (15.36%) MySQL
20 118 (15.11%) Microsoft Azure
21 115 (14.72%) Shell Script
22 114 (14.60%) Continuous Integration
22 114 (14.60%) Opscode Chef
22 114 (14.60%) Terraform
23 112 (14.34%) PHP
24 109 (13.96%) Configuration Management
24 109 (13.96%) Kubernetes
25 108 (13.83%) Finance
26 104 (13.32%) PowerShell

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 76 (9.73%) Apache
2 55 (7.04%) Tomcat
3 36 (4.61%) JBoss
4 34 (4.35%) Confluence
5 33 (4.23%) nginx
6 27 (3.46%) IIS
7 25 (3.20%) Elasticsearch
7 25 (3.20%) WebLogic
8 23 (2.94%) Apache Spark
8 23 (2.94%) Drupal
9 22 (2.82%) GlassFish
10 20 (2.56%) SharePoint
11 18 (2.30%) WebSphere
12 17 (2.18%) CMS
12 17 (2.18%) OpenStack
13 16 (2.05%) SharePoint 2013
14 13 (1.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 12 (1.54%) WordPress
16 10 (1.28%) Apache Solr
16 10 (1.28%) MQSeries
Applications
1 21 (2.69%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.77%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.64%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (0.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.38%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.38%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.26%) Inkscape
7 1 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.13%) InDesign
7 1 (0.13%) InVision
Business Applications
1 13 (1.66%) Magento
2 6 (0.77%) Distributed Ledger
2 6 (0.77%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 315 (40.33%) Amazon AWS
2 118 (15.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 88 (11.27%) GitHub
4 68 (8.71%) Amazon S3
5 66 (8.45%) AWS CloudFormation
6 57 (7.30%) Amazon EC2
7 33 (4.23%) SaaS
8 31 (3.97%) Amazon ELB
9 28 (3.59%) PaaS
10 27 (3.46%) Google Cloud Platform
11 25 (3.20%) Datadog
12 24 (3.07%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 23 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
14 22 (2.82%) Azure Active Directory
14 22 (2.82%) Serverless
15 21 (2.69%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 21 (2.69%) IaaS
16 17 (2.18%) Amazon EMR
16 17 (2.18%) AWS Lambda
17 16 (2.05%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 83 (10.63%) Firewall
2 68 (8.71%) DNS
3 54 (6.91%) TCP/IP
4 49 (6.27%) Internet
4 49 (6.27%) VPN
5 46 (5.89%) SSH
6 31 (3.97%) HTTP
7 29 (3.71%) WAN
8 25 (3.20%) VoIP
9 19 (2.43%) BGP
9 19 (2.43%) Cisco ASA
10 18 (2.30%) LAN
10 18 (2.30%) OSPF
11 17 (2.18%) Wi-Fi
11 17 (2.18%) Wireless
12 15 (1.92%) SAN
12 15 (1.92%) Skype
12 15 (1.92%) Wireshark
13 14 (1.79%) VLAN
14 13 (1.66%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (15.36%) MySQL
2 68 (8.71%) Relational Database
3 63 (8.07%) PostgreSQL
4 60 (7.68%) NoSQL
5 54 (6.91%) Amazon RDS
6 50 (6.40%) SQL Server
7 49 (6.27%) MongoDB
8 40 (5.12%) Big Data
8 40 (5.12%) Redis
9 34 (4.35%) Hadoop
10 31 (3.97%) MariaDB
11 29 (3.71%) RDBMS
12 22 (2.82%) Apache Cassandra
12 22 (2.82%) Azure SQL Database
13 20 (2.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 20 (2.56%) Blockchain
14 16 (2.05%) Data Warehouse
14 16 (2.05%) Oracle Database
14 16 (2.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 16 (2.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 208 (26.63%) Git (software)
2 168 (21.51%) Jenkins
3 61 (7.81%) JIRA
4 38 (4.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 35 (4.48%) Selenium
6 33 (4.23%) Subversion
7 29 (3.71%) Bitbucket
8 26 (3.33%) Visual Studio
9 24 (3.07%) GitLab
10 23 (2.94%) Maven
11 19 (2.43%) Visual Studio Team System
12 18 (2.30%) Cucumber
12 18 (2.30%) Vagrant
13 17 (2.18%) Team Foundation Server
14 15 (1.92%) CircleCI
14 15 (1.92%) Sonatype Nexus
15 14 (1.79%) Chocolatey
15 14 (1.79%) IntelliJ
15 14 (1.79%) PHPUnit
16 13 (1.66%) JMeter
General
1 108 (13.83%) Finance
2 58 (7.43%) Games
3 32 (4.10%) Marketing
4 20 (2.56%) Banking
5 17 (2.18%) Retail
6 16 (2.05%) Front Office
7 14 (1.79%) Investment Banking
8 12 (1.54%) Billing
9 10 (1.28%) Electronics
9 10 (1.28%) Telecoms
10 9 (1.15%) Law
11 8 (1.02%) Advertising
11 8 (1.02%) French Language
11 8 (1.02%) German Language
11 8 (1.02%) Swedish Language
12 7 (0.90%) Manufacturing
13 6 (0.77%) Publishing
14 5 (0.64%) Automotive
15 4 (0.51%) Financial Institution
16 3 (0.38%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 220 (28.17%) Developer
2 90 (11.52%) DevOps Engineer
3 74 (9.48%) Linux Engineer
4 65 (8.32%) Analyst
5 60 (7.68%) Cloud Engineer
6 47 (6.02%) Support Analyst
6 47 (6.02%) Support Engineer
7 44 (5.63%) Administrator
8 41 (5.25%) Applications Support
8 41 (5.25%) Software Engineer
9 39 (4.99%) Systems Administrator
10 38 (4.87%) Java Developer
11 37 (4.74%) Junior
11 37 (4.74%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 37 (4.74%) Senior Developer
12 33 (4.23%) PHP Developer
13 29 (3.71%) Python Developer
14 28 (3.59%) Linux Administrator
15 26 (3.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 26 (3.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (15.88%) Web Services
2 99 (12.68%) HTML
3 97 (12.42%) CSS
4 66 (8.45%) JSON
5 65 (8.32%) REST
6 60 (7.68%) Node.js
7 52 (6.66%) HTML5
8 48 (6.15%) jQuery
8 48 (6.15%) LAMP
8 48 (6.15%) RESTful
9 47 (6.02%) XML
10 46 (5.89%) CSS3
11 42 (5.38%) .NET
12 38 (4.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 36 (4.61%) Kafka
14 34 (4.35%) RabbitMQ
15 32 (4.10%) Symfony
16 29 (3.71%) AngularJS
16 29 (3.71%) Elastic Stack
17 28 (3.59%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 71 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (6.66%) Fintech
3 50 (6.40%) Data Centre
4 46 (5.89%) Self-Motivation
5 42 (5.38%) Management Information System
6 39 (4.99%) Public Cloud
7 36 (4.61%) Algorithms
7 36 (4.61%) Enterprise Software
8 31 (3.97%) Hybrid Cloud
8 31 (3.97%) Replication
8 31 (3.97%) User Experience
9 20 (2.56%) Mobile App
10 18 (2.30%) Equities
11 17 (2.18%) Virtual Team
12 15 (1.92%) Cloud Native
13 13 (1.66%) Clustering
14 10 (1.28%) Bitcoin
14 10 (1.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 10 (1.28%) Hedge funds
15 8 (1.02%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 728 (93.21%) Linux
2 232 (29.71%) Windows
3 180 (23.05%) Unix
4 72 (9.22%) CentOS
5 64 (8.19%) Windows Server
6 61 (7.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 53 (6.79%) Ubuntu
8 29 (3.71%) Windows Server 2008
9 26 (3.33%) Debian
10 20 (2.56%) Windows 7
11 18 (2.30%) Android
11 18 (2.30%) Windows 10
12 16 (2.05%) Apple iOS
12 16 (2.05%) Windows 8
13 15 (1.92%) DC/OS
14 10 (1.28%) Mac OS
15 9 (1.15%) FreeBSD
15 9 (1.15%) Mac OS X
16 8 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
17 7 (0.90%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 250 (32.01%) Agile Software Development
2 217 (27.78%) DevOps
3 123 (15.75%) Test Automation
4 114 (14.60%) Continuous Integration
5 109 (13.96%) Configuration Management
6 97 (12.42%) Computer Science
7 96 (12.29%) Problem-Solving
8 93 (11.91%) Scrum
9 90 (11.52%) Software Engineering
10 72 (9.22%) Open Source
10 72 (9.22%) TDD
11 54 (6.91%) ITIL
12 51 (6.53%) Microservices
12 51 (6.53%) OO
13 50 (6.40%) SDLC
14 44 (5.63%) E-Commerce
14 44 (5.63%) Kanban
15 40 (5.12%) Deployment Automation
16 39 (4.99%) OOP
17 38 (4.87%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 335 (42.89%) Python
2 254 (32.52%) SQL
3 208 (26.63%) Java
4 184 (23.56%) Bash Shell
5 144 (18.44%) JavaScript
6 115 (14.72%) Shell Script
7 112 (14.34%) PHP
8 104 (13.32%) PowerShell
9 95 (12.16%) Perl
10 69 (8.83%) Ruby
11 60 (7.68%) C++
12 32 (4.10%) C#
13 27 (3.46%) C
14 24 (3.07%) Go
15 23 (2.94%) ES6
16 18 (2.30%) Scala
17 17 (2.18%) TypeScript
18 16 (2.05%) AWK
19 15 (1.92%) PL/SQL
20 14 (1.79%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 137 (17.54%) Degree
2 60 (7.68%) Computer Science Degree
3 46 (5.89%) Security Cleared
4 26 (3.33%) SC Cleared
5 18 (2.30%) CCNA
5 18 (2.30%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (1.79%) PhD
6 14 (1.79%) Postgraduate
7 12 (1.54%) AWS Certification
7 12 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (1.41%) CompTIA Security+
8 11 (1.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 10 (1.28%) CEH
9 10 (1.28%) GCIA
9 10 (1.28%) GCIH
9 10 (1.28%) GSEC
9 10 (1.28%) ISTQB
10 9 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (0.90%) OSCP
11 7 (0.90%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (10.63%) QA
2 14 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.15%) ISO 9001
4 7 (0.90%) SLA
5 3 (0.38%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.26%) GDPR
6 2 (0.26%) WCAG
7 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
System Software
1 173 (22.15%) Docker
2 77 (9.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 66 (8.45%) Active Directory
4 36 (4.61%) Hyper-V
5 23 (2.94%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 22 (2.82%) vSphere
7 19 (2.43%) LXC
8 18 (2.30%) KVM
9 14 (1.79%) NFS
9 14 (1.79%) VMware NSX
10 12 (1.54%) pfSense
10 12 (1.54%) Virtual Machines
11 11 (1.41%) vCloud
12 9 (1.15%) Samba
12 9 (1.15%) VirtualBox
13 8 (1.02%) HDFS
13 8 (1.02%) Varnish
13 8 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
14 7 (0.90%) iptables
14 7 (0.90%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 141 (18.05%) Puppet
2 131 (16.77%) Ansible
3 114 (14.60%) Opscode Chef
3 114 (14.60%) Terraform
4 109 (13.96%) Kubernetes
5 49 (6.27%) Nagios
6 33 (4.23%) Docker Swarm
7 32 (4.10%) Salt
8 29 (3.71%) Packer
8 29 (3.71%) Prometheus
9 24 (3.07%) ZABBIX
10 14 (1.79%) Consul
11 11 (1.41%) BMC PATROL
11 11 (1.41%) Mesos
12 9 (1.15%) Hadoop YARN
13 8 (1.02%) cPanel
13 8 (1.02%) HAProxy
13 8 (1.02%) QRadar
14 7 (0.90%) Capistrano
15 6 (0.77%) SCCM
Vendors
1 98 (12.55%) VMware
2 87 (11.14%) Oracle
3 75 (9.60%) Microsoft
4 70 (8.96%) Red Hat
5 42 (5.38%) Cisco
6 35 (4.48%) New Relic
7 26 (3.33%) Google
7 26 (3.33%) Palo Alto
8 23 (2.94%) Citrix
9 19 (2.43%) Atlassian
9 19 (2.43%) Splunk
10 16 (2.05%) Juniper
10 16 (2.05%) Sybase
11 14 (1.79%) SolarWinds
12 13 (1.66%) Zend
13 11 (1.41%) BMC
13 11 (1.41%) CheckPoint
13 11 (1.41%) HP
13 11 (1.41%) IBM
13 11 (1.41%) PagerDuty