Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Linux/Unix Command Line Interface (CLI)
UK
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 531 813 -
Rank change year-on-year +282 - -
Permanent jobs citing Linux Command Line 855 435 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.48% 0.23% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.11% 0.57% -
Number of salaries quoted 548 346 0
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 -
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 -

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 76774 76195 90027
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.80% 40.91% 42.08%
Number of salaries quoted 58253 62592 72452
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 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,075 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

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 12 December 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 12 December 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 +232 806 £46,000 +2.22% 63
London +224 478 £57,500 +9.52% 32
UK excluding London +126 356 £40,000 - 36
South East +43 115 £43,250 -3.89% 8
North of England +70 109 £41,500 -2.35% 10
Yorkshire +68 65 £42,500 +12.58% 4
Midlands +24 43 £30,000 +17.65% 3
North West +18 41 £40,000 -5.88% 5
West Midlands +28 38 £30,000 +17.65% 2
South West +16 38 £37,500 -6.25% 7
East of England -6 21 £27,500 -18.52% 3
Scotland -7 17 £42,500 +9.68% 5
Wales - 13 £37,500 -
East Midlands +17 5 £40,000 - 1
North East -3 3 £32,500 -58.06% 1

For the 6 months to 12 December 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.

1 649 (75.91%) Linux
2 330 (38.60%) Unix
3 309 (36.14%) Java
4 283 (33.10%) JavaScript
5 256 (29.94%) Finance
6 253 (29.59%) Agile Software Development
7 239 (27.95%) Git (software)
8 200 (23.39%) Python
9 198 (23.16%) DevOps
10 196 (22.92%) PHP
11 183 (21.40%) SQL
11 183 (21.40%) MySQL
12 171 (20.00%) JIRA
13 170 (19.88%) Amazon AWS
14 169 (19.77%) Jenkins
15 168 (19.65%) HTML
16 166 (19.42%) Banking
17 152 (17.78%) Windows
18 149 (17.43%) CSS
19 148 (17.31%) Investment Banking
20 144 (16.84%) Bash Shell
20 144 (16.84%) QA
20 144 (16.84%) Wealth Management
21 140 (16.37%) Computer Science
21 140 (16.37%) Asset Management
22 138 (16.14%) Apache
23 136 (15.91%) Retail Banking
24 131 (15.32%) Docker
25 124 (14.50%) Test Automation
25 124 (14.50%) 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
1 138 (16.14%) Apache
2 93 (10.88%) Tomcat
3 80 (9.36%) Confluence
4 46 (5.38%) DataSynapse
5 42 (4.91%) JBoss
6 33 (3.86%) Elasticsearch
6 33 (3.86%) WordPress
7 29 (3.39%) CMS
8 25 (2.92%) nginx
9 24 (2.81%) Apache Solr
10 19 (2.22%) IIS
11 17 (1.99%) OpenStack
12 16 (1.87%) Apache Spark
12 16 (1.87%) Ethereum
13 15 (1.75%) Hyperledger
14 10 (1.17%) Cloud Foundry
15 9 (1.05%) uWSGI
16 8 (0.94%) GlassFish
17 7 (0.82%) Drupal
17 7 (0.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 15 (1.75%) Photoshop
2 14 (1.64%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (1.52%) Adobe Illustrator
4 9 (1.05%) Microsoft Excel
5 4 (0.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.35%) InDesign
7 2 (0.23%) GIMP
7 2 (0.23%) Inkscape
8 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.12%) HipChat
8 1 (0.12%) Houdini
8 1 (0.12%) Maya
8 1 (0.12%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 7 (0.82%) Magento
2 6 (0.70%) Oracle General Ledger
2 6 (0.70%) Unit4 Business World
3 5 (0.58%) RMDS
4 3 (0.35%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 3 (0.35%) CiviCRM
4 3 (0.35%) ION MarketView
5 2 (0.23%) Shopify
5 2 (0.23%) Summit
5 2 (0.23%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.12%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 170 (19.88%) Amazon AWS
2 82 (9.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (3.86%) GitHub
4 31 (3.63%) IaaS
4 31 (3.63%) SaaS
5 28 (3.27%) AWS CloudFormation
6 27 (3.16%) PaaS
7 25 (2.92%) npm
8 22 (2.57%) Amazon S3
9 21 (2.46%) Cloud Computing
10 20 (2.34%) Amazon EC2
11 16 (1.87%) Serverless
12 14 (1.64%) Google Cloud Platform
13 13 (1.52%) CloudFront
14 12 (1.40%) Amazon ELB
15 11 (1.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 11 (1.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 10 (1.17%) Slack
17 9 (1.05%) Route 53
18 8 (0.94%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 111 (12.98%) Firewall
2 85 (9.94%) DNS
3 59 (6.90%) HTTP
4 51 (5.96%) TCP/IP
4 51 (5.96%) WAN
5 39 (4.56%) Cisco IOS
5 39 (4.56%) VPN
6 34 (3.98%) VoIP
7 33 (3.86%) Cisco ASA
8 32 (3.74%) VLAN
9 31 (3.63%) Internet
10 28 (3.27%) BGP
11 24 (2.81%) MPLS
12 23 (2.69%) SAN
13 21 (2.46%) SSL
14 20 (2.34%) IPsec
15 17 (1.99%) LAN
16 16 (1.87%) DHCP
16 16 (1.87%) OSPF
16 16 (1.87%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 183 (21.40%) MySQL
2 106 (12.40%) NoSQL
3 101 (11.81%) Relational Database
4 61 (7.13%) Redis
4 61 (7.13%) SQL Server
5 56 (6.55%) Big Data
6 43 (5.03%) PostgreSQL
7 42 (4.91%) Apache Cassandra
8 37 (4.33%) MongoDB
9 32 (3.74%) Neo4j
10 29 (3.39%) RDBMS
11 26 (3.04%) Oracle Database
12 19 (2.22%) Amazon RDS
12 19 (2.22%) Blockchain
12 19 (2.22%) Hadoop
13 16 (1.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 16 (1.87%) MariaDB
14 10 (1.17%) Data Mining
15 9 (1.05%) Oracle Database 12c
16 7 (0.82%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 239 (27.95%) Git (software)
2 171 (20.00%) JIRA
3 169 (19.77%) Jenkins
4 124 (14.50%) Subversion
5 123 (14.39%) Maven
6 110 (12.87%) TeamCity
7 61 (7.13%) JUnit
8 50 (5.85%) Cucumber
8 50 (5.85%) Selenium
9 47 (5.50%) GCC
10 46 (5.38%) Vagrant
11 38 (4.44%) Ant
12 34 (3.98%) Mercurial
13 33 (3.86%) Hudson
14 31 (3.63%) jMock
15 30 (3.51%) EasyMock
15 30 (3.51%) gulp
16 23 (2.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 19 (2.22%) Sonatype Nexus
18 18 (2.11%) PHPUnit
General
1 256 (29.94%) Finance
2 166 (19.42%) Banking
3 148 (17.31%) Investment Banking
4 136 (15.91%) Retail Banking
5 105 (12.28%) Front Office
6 44 (5.15%) Telecoms
7 30 (3.51%) Marketing
8 28 (3.27%) Games
9 22 (2.57%) Back Office
10 21 (2.46%) Advertising
11 19 (2.22%) Publishing
12 18 (2.11%) Law
12 18 (2.11%) Retail
13 15 (1.75%) Legal
14 13 (1.52%) Electronics
15 10 (1.17%) Manufacturing
16 4 (0.47%) Multimedia
17 3 (0.35%) Mandarin Language
17 3 (0.35%) Spanish Language
18 2 (0.23%) French Language
Job Titles
1 319 (37.31%) Developer
2 110 (12.87%) DevOps Engineer
3 105 (12.28%) PHP Developer
4 83 (9.71%) Senior Developer
5 71 (8.30%) Java Developer
6 66 (7.72%) IT Engineer
7 58 (6.78%) Operations Engineer
8 56 (6.55%) Software Developer
9 51 (5.96%) Administrator
10 49 (5.73%) Analyst
11 44 (5.15%) Development Engineer
12 42 (4.91%) Software Engineer
12 42 (4.91%) Systems Administrator
13 36 (4.21%) Linux Engineer
13 36 (4.21%) Support Engineer
14 31 (3.63%) Java Software Developer
14 31 (3.63%) Tester
14 31 (3.63%) Web Developer
15 30 (3.51%) E-Commerce Developer
15 30 (3.51%) Java E-Commerce Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 168 (19.65%) HTML
2 149 (17.43%) CSS
3 90 (10.53%) Web Services
4 88 (10.29%) Node.js
5 75 (8.77%) Spring
6 74 (8.65%) HTML5
7 67 (7.84%) jQuery
8 64 (7.49%) AngularJS
8 64 (7.49%) LAMP
8 64 (7.49%) RESTful
9 60 (7.02%) SOAP
10 53 (6.20%) REST
10 53 (6.20%) XML
11 51 (5.96%) Symfony
12 46 (5.38%) CORBA
12 46 (5.38%) Swing
13 41 (4.80%) JSON
14 40 (4.68%) Sass
15 34 (3.98%) Behat
15 34 (3.98%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 140 (16.37%) Computer Science
2 114 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 81 (9.47%) Algorithms
4 65 (7.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 63 (7.37%) User Experience
6 46 (5.38%) Derivative
6 46 (5.38%) Exotic Derivative
6 46 (5.38%) Market Risk
7 43 (5.03%) Public Cloud
8 41 (4.80%) Data Centre
9 40 (4.68%) Data Structures
10 38 (4.44%) Mobile App
11 29 (3.39%) Fintech
12 27 (3.16%) Enterprise Software
13 18 (2.11%) Hybrid Cloud
14 15 (1.75%) Fixed Income
14 15 (1.75%) Replication
15 14 (1.64%) Equities
15 14 (1.64%) Management Information System
15 14 (1.64%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 649 (75.91%) Linux
2 330 (38.60%) Unix
3 152 (17.78%) Windows
4 66 (7.72%) Ubuntu
5 57 (6.67%) CentOS
6 38 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 33 (3.86%) Windows Server
8 27 (3.16%) Debian
9 18 (2.11%) Mac OS X
10 17 (1.99%) Solaris
11 12 (1.40%) HPUX
11 12 (1.40%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (0.94%) AIX
13 8 (0.94%) Windows 7
14 7 (0.82%) Windows 10
15 5 (0.58%) Mac OS
16 4 (0.47%) Android
16 4 (0.47%) Kali Linux
17 3 (0.35%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 253 (29.59%) Agile Software Development
2 198 (23.16%) DevOps
3 144 (16.84%) Wealth Management
4 140 (16.37%) Asset Management
5 124 (14.50%) Test Automation
6 118 (13.80%) Release Management
6 118 (13.80%) Scrum
7 114 (13.33%) Configuration Management
8 104 (12.16%) TDD
9 102 (11.93%) Continuous Integration
10 99 (11.58%) MVC
11 98 (11.46%) OO
12 88 (10.29%) Software Engineering
13 87 (10.18%) BDD
14 84 (9.82%) Open Source
15 73 (8.54%) Web Development
16 72 (8.42%) Front End Development
17 67 (7.84%) Microservices
18 65 (7.60%) E-Commerce
19 62 (7.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 309 (36.14%) Java
2 283 (33.10%) JavaScript
3 200 (23.39%) Python
4 196 (22.92%) PHP
5 183 (21.40%) SQL
6 144 (16.84%) Bash Shell
7 112 (13.10%) Shell Script
8 109 (12.75%) Perl
9 73 (8.54%) Ruby
10 71 (8.30%) C++
11 49 (5.73%) PowerShell
12 44 (5.15%) VB
12 44 (5.15%) VBScript
13 37 (4.33%) C#
14 30 (3.51%) Groovy
15 29 (3.39%) Go
16 21 (2.46%) Scala
17 19 (2.22%) PHP 7
18 18 (2.11%) C
18 18 (2.11%) XPath
Qualifications
1 117 (13.68%) Degree
2 62 (7.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 39 (4.56%) Cisco Certification
4 37 (4.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 21 (2.46%) CCNA
5 21 (2.46%) MCSE
6 20 (2.34%) CCNP
6 20 (2.34%) MCSA
7 16 (1.87%) Security Cleared
8 15 (1.75%) PhD
9 14 (1.64%) CCSP
9 14 (1.64%) RHCA
10 11 (1.29%) ISTQB
11 10 (1.17%) CCDA
11 10 (1.17%) CCIP
12 6 (0.70%) Master's Degree
12 6 (0.70%) Numerate Degree
12 6 (0.70%) SC Cleared
13 5 (0.58%) ISEB
14 4 (0.47%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 144 (16.84%) QA
2 17 (1.99%) SLA
3 11 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (1.29%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.82%) GCP
5 4 (0.47%) Actionable Recommendations
5 4 (0.47%) GDPR
6 2 (0.23%) Data Quality
System Software
1 131 (15.32%) Docker
2 66 (7.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (3.86%) Active Directory
4 14 (1.64%) Hyper-V
5 12 (1.40%) VMware ESXi
5 12 (1.40%) vSphere
6 11 (1.29%) Virtual Machines
7 9 (1.05%) BIND 9
7 9 (1.05%) Kamailio
7 9 (1.05%) NFS
7 9 (1.05%) Postfix
8 7 (0.82%) VirtualBox
9 6 (0.70%) Oracle RAC
10 5 (0.58%) HDFS
10 5 (0.58%) KVM
10 5 (0.58%) Xen
11 4 (0.47%) vCloud
11 4 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (0.35%) pfSense
12 3 (0.35%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 111 (12.98%) Puppet
2 106 (12.40%) Opscode Chef
3 79 (9.24%) Ansible
4 45 (5.26%) Kubernetes
5 44 (5.15%) PowerBroker
6 35 (4.09%) Nagios
7 21 (2.46%) Salt
8 15 (1.75%) HAProxy
9 14 (1.64%) Cacti
10 11 (1.29%) Docker Swarm
11 10 (1.17%) Terraform
12 9 (1.05%) Munin
13 8 (0.94%) Marathon
14 7 (0.82%) BMC PATROL
14 7 (0.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 6 (0.70%) OpenNMS
16 5 (0.58%) Cisco Prime
16 5 (0.58%) Icinga
16 5 (0.58%) Rancher
16 5 (0.58%) SCOM
Vendors
1 103 (12.05%) Microsoft
2 93 (10.88%) Oracle
3 78 (9.12%) VMware
4 75 (8.77%) Cisco
5 49 (5.73%) Red Hat
5 49 (5.73%) Zend
6 34 (3.98%) F5
7 32 (3.74%) Atlassian
8 31 (3.63%) Perforce
9 30 (3.51%) CA Agile Central
9 30 (3.51%) Sybase
10 24 (2.81%) Splunk
11 21 (2.46%) HP
12 20 (2.34%) NetApp
13 18 (2.11%) Juniper
14 16 (1.87%) Bloomberg
15 15 (1.75%) Citrix
16 14 (1.64%) Adobe
17 12 (1.40%) Dell
17 12 (1.40%) Fidessa