Period
to 3 April 2020

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 3 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Linux/Unix Command Line Interface (CLI)
UK
6 months to
3 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 513 519 500
Rank change year-on-year +6 -19 +48
Permanent jobs citing Linux Command Line 540 776 1,024
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.46% 0.52% 0.58%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.20% 1.33% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 459 636 858
Median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +15.79% +18.01%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,750 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -

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 44,947 58,445 67,761
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.54% 39.43% 38.27%
Number of salaries quoted 34,510 44,043 53,172
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,500 £29,250 £28,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 3 April 2020.

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 3 April 2020. 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 +14 521 £52,500 -4.55% 99
London +14 278 £62,500 +4.17% 39
UK excluding London -14 254 £45,000 - 66
South East +16 91 £55,000 +10.00% 30
South West +43 60 £40,000 -5.88% 8
Work from Home +18 55 £60,000 - 8
North of England +14 42 £50,000 +5.26% 7
Midlands +50 30 £49,362 -17.73% 8
North West +9 25 £60,000 +73.91% 3
West Midlands +53 20 £49,362 -29.48% 7
East of England +49 19 £30,000 -33.33% 7
Yorkshire +23 17 £50,000 - 3
East Midlands +27 10 £42,500 +21.43% 1
Wales 0 10 £57,500 +196.77% 1
Scotland +13 2 £67,500 +58.82% 5

For the 6 months to 3 April 2020, 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.

1 454 (84.07%) Linux
2 258 (47.78%) Python
3 190 (35.19%) Git (software)
4 182 (33.70%) Bash Shell
5 171 (31.67%) AWS
5 171 (31.67%) Java
6 159 (29.44%) Agile Software Development
7 158 (29.26%) Windows
8 149 (27.59%) SQL
9 137 (25.37%) JavaScript
10 135 (25.00%) Docker
11 130 (24.07%) DevOps
12 125 (23.15%) MySQL
13 115 (21.30%) HTML
14 112 (20.74%) CSS
14 112 (20.74%) PHP
15 111 (20.56%) Unix
16 99 (18.33%) Azure
17 95 (17.59%) Software Engineering
18 94 (17.41%) Test Automation
18 94 (17.41%) PowerShell
19 92 (17.04%) Degree
20 91 (16.85%) Kubernetes
21 87 (16.11%) Finance
22 84 (15.56%) Ansible
23 83 (15.37%) Jenkins
24 81 (15.00%) OO
25 77 (14.26%) Terraform
26 76 (14.07%) Problem-Solving
27 73 (13.52%) Computer Science

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 52 (9.63%) Apache
2 46 (8.52%) IIS
3 33 (6.11%) Tomcat
4 28 (5.19%) WordPress
5 23 (4.26%) CMS
6 20 (3.70%) Confluence
7 19 (3.52%) WebSphere
8 18 (3.33%) CICS
8 18 (3.33%) Drupal
8 18 (3.33%) JBoss
9 15 (2.78%) nginx
10 14 (2.59%) SharePoint
11 13 (2.41%) MS Exchange
12 10 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
12 10 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
13 8 (1.48%) WildFly
14 6 (1.11%) OpenStack
14 6 (1.11%) WebLogic
15 5 (0.93%) Apache Spark
15 5 (0.93%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (0.74%) Photoshop
2 3 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (0.56%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.37%) Adobe Premiere
3 2 (0.37%) Avid Media Composer
3 2 (0.37%) Final Cut Pro
3 2 (0.37%) Mozilla Thunderbird
4 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.85%) Magento
3 7 (1.30%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.74%) CiviCRM
5 1 (0.19%) Eikon
5 1 (0.19%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 171 (31.67%) AWS
2 99 (18.33%) Azure
3 42 (7.78%) Amazon S3
4 38 (7.04%) IaaS
5 33 (6.11%) Amazon EC2
5 33 (6.11%) GitHub
6 31 (5.74%) SaaS
7 29 (5.37%) Office 365
7 29 (5.37%) Serverless
8 28 (5.19%) AWS CloudFormation
9 25 (4.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 24 (4.44%) OpenShift
11 23 (4.26%) npm
12 22 (4.07%) PaaS
13 21 (3.89%) AWS Lambda
14 20 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
15 19 (3.52%) Route 53
16 16 (2.96%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 14 (2.59%) Datadog
17 14 (2.59%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 65 (12.04%) TCP/IP
2 59 (10.93%) Firewall
3 55 (10.19%) DNS
4 47 (8.70%) Internet
5 40 (7.41%) VPN
6 38 (7.04%) DHCP
7 26 (4.81%) VoIP
8 21 (3.89%) SAN
9 19 (3.52%) Network Security
9 19 (3.52%) SSH
10 15 (2.78%) HTTP
11 13 (2.41%) RFID
12 12 (2.22%) LAN
13 11 (2.04%) Asterisk PBX
13 11 (2.04%) WAN
14 10 (1.85%) MQTT
14 10 (1.85%) Wireshark
15 9 (1.67%) MPLS
15 9 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
16 8 (1.48%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (23.15%) MySQL
2 60 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 51 (9.44%) PostgreSQL
4 43 (7.96%) Relational Database
5 41 (7.59%) Redis
6 37 (6.85%) NoSQL
7 27 (5.00%) Hadoop
8 25 (4.63%) Big Data
9 23 (4.26%) Amazon RDS
10 22 (4.07%) DB2
11 18 (3.33%) MariaDB
11 18 (3.33%) RDBMS
12 16 (2.96%) Apache Cassandra
13 11 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
14 10 (1.85%) Amazon Aurora
15 9 (1.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 6 (1.11%) Blockchain
16 6 (1.11%) Ingres
17 5 (0.93%) MongoDB
18 4 (0.74%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 190 (35.19%) Git (software)
2 83 (15.37%) Jenkins
3 55 (10.19%) JIRA
4 34 (6.30%) Selenium
5 22 (4.07%) JMeter
6 21 (3.89%) JUnit
7 18 (3.33%) Cucumber
7 18 (3.33%) GitLab
8 17 (3.15%) Bitbucket
9 15 (2.78%) TeamCity
9 15 (2.78%) webpack
10 14 (2.59%) gulp
11 13 (2.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 13 (2.41%) LoadRunner
12 12 (2.22%) HP UFT
12 12 (2.22%) Subversion
13 10 (1.85%) CircleCI
13 10 (1.85%) Grunt
13 10 (1.85%) PHPUnit
13 10 (1.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 87 (16.11%) Finance
2 44 (8.15%) Retail
3 26 (4.81%) Games
4 23 (4.26%) Public Sector
5 15 (2.78%) Automotive
6 14 (2.59%) Electronics
7 13 (2.41%) Marketing
8 10 (1.85%) Legal
9 9 (1.67%) Front Office
9 9 (1.67%) Telecoms
10 7 (1.30%) Banking
10 7 (1.30%) Law
11 5 (0.93%) Aerospace
11 5 (0.93%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.93%) Local Government
12 4 (0.74%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.37%) Advertising
13 2 (0.37%) Billing
13 2 (0.37%) French Language
13 2 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 192 (35.56%) Developer
2 67 (12.41%) DevOps Engineer
3 65 (12.04%) PHP Developer
4 60 (11.11%) Senior Developer
5 48 (8.89%) Java Developer
6 38 (7.04%) Linux Engineer
7 32 (5.93%) Administrator
7 32 (5.93%) AWS Engineer
7 32 (5.93%) Cloud Engineer
8 30 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 30 (5.56%) Software Engineer
9 27 (5.00%) Full Stack Developer
10 24 (4.44%) Systems Administrator
11 22 (4.07%) Analyst
11 22 (4.07%) Senior PHP Developer
12 21 (3.89%) QA Engineer
12 21 (3.89%) Web Developer
13 19 (3.52%) Technical Support
14 18 (3.33%) AWS DevOps
15 17 (3.15%) AWS DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (21.30%) HTML
2 112 (20.74%) CSS
3 61 (11.30%) REST
4 60 (11.11%) Node.js
5 55 (10.19%) LAMP
6 54 (10.00%) HTML5
7 46 (8.52%) jQuery
7 46 (8.52%) Laravel
8 42 (7.78%) AngularJS
9 39 (7.22%) Symfony
10 37 (6.85%) Sass
11 36 (6.67%) XML
12 32 (5.93%) RESTful
13 31 (5.74%) JSON
13 31 (5.74%) Web Services
14 27 (5.00%) SOAP
15 24 (4.44%) CSS3
16 22 (4.07%) React
17 20 (3.70%) RabbitMQ
18 19 (3.52%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 46 (8.52%) User Experience
2 41 (7.59%) Self-Motivation
3 34 (6.30%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (5.00%) Public Cloud
5 25 (4.63%) Enterprise Software
6 23 (4.26%) Algorithms
7 19 (3.52%) Management Information System
8 18 (3.33%) Mainframe
9 17 (3.15%) Mobile App
10 15 (2.78%) Cloud Native
11 13 (2.41%) Data Structures
11 13 (2.41%) IBM Mainframe
12 11 (2.04%) Clustering
13 10 (1.85%) Fixed Income
14 9 (1.67%) Hedge funds
15 7 (1.30%) Augmented Reality
16 6 (1.11%) Driving Licence
16 6 (1.11%) Handset
16 6 (1.11%) Hybrid Cloud
17 4 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 454 (84.07%) Linux
2 158 (29.26%) Windows
3 111 (20.56%) Unix
4 49 (9.07%) Windows Server
5 48 (8.89%) Android
6 47 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 35 (6.48%) Ubuntu
8 34 (6.30%) Apple iOS
9 33 (6.11%) CentOS
10 14 (2.59%) Mac OS X
11 10 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (1.67%) Debian
13 8 (1.48%) Windows Server 2008
14 6 (1.11%) SUSE
14 6 (1.11%) Windows 10
15 4 (0.74%) Windows 7
15 4 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
15 4 (0.74%) Windows Server 2016
16 3 (0.56%) Amazon Linux
16 3 (0.56%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (29.44%) Agile Software Development
2 130 (24.07%) DevOps
3 95 (17.59%) Software Engineering
4 94 (17.41%) Test Automation
5 81 (15.00%) OO
6 76 (14.07%) Problem-Solving
7 73 (13.52%) Computer Science
8 67 (12.41%) Infrastructure as Code
9 59 (10.93%) Configuration Management
10 57 (10.56%) Scrum
11 47 (8.70%) Web Development
12 46 (8.52%) OO PHP
13 44 (8.15%) Open Source
14 41 (7.59%) Microservices
15 39 (7.22%) Continuous Improvement
15 39 (7.22%) Unit Testing
16 38 (7.04%) Artificial Intelligence
16 38 (7.04%) Mentoring
17 36 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
18 35 (6.48%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 258 (47.78%) Python
2 182 (33.70%) Bash Shell
3 171 (31.67%) Java
4 149 (27.59%) SQL
5 137 (25.37%) JavaScript
6 112 (20.74%) PHP
7 94 (17.41%) PowerShell
8 55 (10.19%) C
9 51 (9.44%) Perl
10 46 (8.52%) C++
11 44 (8.15%) Ruby
12 42 (7.78%) C#
13 25 (4.63%) PHP 7
14 23 (4.26%) Shell Script
15 19 (3.52%) PHP 5
16 17 (3.15%) TypeScript
16 17 (3.15%) VB
17 15 (2.78%) COBOL
17 15 (2.78%) Scala
18 14 (2.59%) Go
Qualifications
1 92 (17.04%) Degree
2 54 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 19 (3.52%) Security Cleared
4 17 (3.15%) ISEB
4 17 (3.15%) ISTQB
5 14 (2.59%) PMI Certification
5 14 (2.59%) PMP
6 13 (2.41%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (2.04%) CCNA
7 11 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (1.11%) AWS Certification
8 6 (1.11%) MCSE
9 5 (0.93%) CCNP
9 5 (0.93%) HND
9 5 (0.93%) Master's Degree
9 5 (0.93%) MCP
10 4 (0.74%) SC Cleared
11 3 (0.56%) DBS Check
11 3 (0.56%) GIAC
11 3 (0.56%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (7.22%) QA
2 11 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.30%) ISO 9001
3 7 (1.30%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.56%) SLA
5 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.19%) FedRAMP
5 1 (0.19%) GDPR
5 1 (0.19%) NIST
System Software
1 135 (25.00%) Docker
2 70 (12.96%) Active Directory
3 28 (5.19%) Hyper-V
3 28 (5.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (2.78%) RACF
5 14 (2.59%) ACF2
5 14 (2.59%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 11 (2.04%) Kamailio
7 8 (1.48%) Firmware
7 8 (1.48%) NFS
8 7 (1.30%) LXC
9 6 (1.11%) Varnish
10 3 (0.56%) VMware NSX
10 3 (0.56%) vSphere
11 2 (0.37%) ProxySG
11 2 (0.37%) vCloud
11 2 (0.37%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.19%) KVM
12 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.19%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 91 (16.85%) Kubernetes
2 84 (15.56%) Ansible
3 77 (14.26%) Terraform
4 43 (7.96%) Opscode Chef
5 42 (7.78%) Puppet
6 16 (2.96%) Packer
7 11 (2.04%) Nagios
8 10 (1.85%) Red Hat Satellite
9 8 (1.48%) Salt
10 7 (1.30%) Cisco UCCX
11 6 (1.11%) Istio
12 5 (0.93%) Grafana
12 5 (0.93%) Kibana
13 4 (0.74%) Single Sign-On
13 4 (0.74%) ZABBIX
14 3 (0.56%) Ambari
14 3 (0.56%) Consul
14 3 (0.56%) Docker Swarm
14 3 (0.56%) logstash
14 3 (0.56%) SELinux
Vendors
1 68 (12.59%) Microsoft
2 56 (10.37%) Cisco
3 47 (8.70%) Red Hat
4 41 (7.59%) VMware
5 36 (6.67%) IBM
6 35 (6.48%) Oracle
7 18 (3.33%) Google
8 13 (2.41%) HP
8 13 (2.41%) Zend
9 10 (1.85%) Cognos
9 10 (1.85%) SolarWinds
10 9 (1.67%) Atlassian
11 8 (1.48%) Rollbar
11 8 (1.48%) SaltStack
12 6 (1.11%) Apple
12 6 (1.11%) Draytek
12 6 (1.11%) NETGEAR
12 6 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
13 5 (0.93%) Adobe
13 5 (0.93%) Capita