Period
to 15 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Linux over the 6 months to 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 17 27
Rank change year-on-year -11 +10 -10
Permanent jobs citing Linux 434 607 597
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 7.94% 9.27% 7.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.34% 41.98% 36.94%
Number of salaries quoted 374 496 478
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% -5.56%
10th Percentile £29,413 £30,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £63,500 £61,250 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -2.44%

Linux is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,132 1,446 1,616
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 20.70% 22.08% 20.98%
Number of salaries quoted 967 1,211 1,363
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -6.25%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,500 £22,340
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £55,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +4.17% -4.00%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in West Yorkshire

Linux
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux in West Yorkshire.

Salary trend for Linux in West Yorkshire

Linux
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Linux in West Yorkshire

Linux
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 15 October 2018. 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
Leeds -8 335 £45,000 - 46
Halifax +31 34 £45,000 +76.47%
Bradford -15 33 £37,500 - 9
Wakefield -12 8 £25,000 -24.24% 1
Huddersfield +2 7 £30,000 -22.58% 2
Elland 0 2 £27,500 -15.38%
Keighley - 2 £24,500 -
Pudsey - 1 - -
Linux
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, IT jobs citing Linux 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 across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Linux.

1 166 (38.25%) Python
2 158 (36.41%) DevOps
3 136 (31.34%) Amazon AWS
4 124 (28.57%) Windows
5 115 (26.50%) Puppet
6 112 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
7 111 (25.58%) SQL
8 108 (24.88%) Unix
9 99 (22.81%) Ansible
10 96 (22.12%) Bash Shell
11 93 (21.43%) Git (software)
12 92 (21.20%) Ruby
13 86 (19.82%) Docker
14 82 (18.89%) Jenkins
15 79 (18.20%) Configuration Management
16 74 (17.05%) JavaScript
17 73 (16.82%) Microsoft Azure
17 73 (16.82%) Java
18 71 (16.36%) PHP
18 71 (16.36%) Active Directory
19 69 (15.90%) Microsoft
19 69 (15.90%) VMware
20 66 (15.21%) Opscode Chef
21 59 (13.59%) Oracle
22 57 (13.13%) Continuous Integration
22 57 (13.13%) Windows Server
23 49 (11.29%) MySQL
24 48 (11.06%) Open Source
24 48 (11.06%) Software Engineering
25 44 (10.14%) Problem-Solving

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 26 (5.99%) OpenStack
2 23 (5.30%) CloudStack
2 23 (5.30%) MS Exchange
3 22 (5.07%) Tomcat
4 21 (4.84%) WebLogic
5 20 (4.61%) SharePoint
6 18 (4.15%) Apache
6 18 (4.15%) WebSphere
7 15 (3.46%) Elasticsearch
8 14 (3.23%) JBoss
9 13 (3.00%) IIS
10 11 (2.53%) CMS
11 9 (2.07%) Apache Solr
11 9 (2.07%) Confluence
12 7 (1.61%) nginx
13 6 (1.38%) WordPress
14 4 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2010
14 4 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2013
15 3 (0.69%) Moodle
16 2 (0.46%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (3.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (1.61%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (1.15%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.23%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.23%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 136 (31.34%) Amazon AWS
2 73 (16.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (6.45%) AWS CloudFormation
4 21 (4.84%) Office 365
5 20 (4.61%) GitHub
6 13 (3.00%) SaaS
7 10 (2.30%) Amazon EC2
7 10 (2.30%) Amazon S3
7 10 (2.30%) Serverless
8 7 (1.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 7 (1.61%) Azure Active Directory
9 6 (1.38%) Amazon SQS
9 6 (1.38%) Google Analytics
9 6 (1.38%) Google Cloud Platform
10 5 (1.15%) AdWords
10 5 (1.15%) IaaS
10 5 (1.15%) OpenShift
11 3 (0.69%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.69%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 27 (6.22%) SAN
2 24 (5.53%) HTTP
3 23 (5.30%) Firewall
4 17 (3.92%) WAN
5 15 (3.46%) TCP/IP
6 14 (3.23%) DNS
6 14 (3.23%) VoIP
7 12 (2.76%) LAN
8 11 (2.53%) DHCP
8 11 (2.53%) HTTPS
8 11 (2.53%) Intranet
9 9 (2.07%) Internet
10 8 (1.84%) Asterisk PBX
10 8 (1.84%) SMS
10 8 (1.84%) SSL
10 8 (1.84%) VLAN
11 6 (1.38%) Network Security
11 6 (1.38%) VPN
12 5 (1.15%) NAS
12 5 (1.15%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (11.29%) MySQL
2 37 (8.53%) SQL Server
3 24 (5.53%) NoSQL
4 17 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (3.23%) Oracle Database
6 12 (2.76%) MongoDB
7 11 (2.53%) Relational Database
8 10 (2.30%) Amazon RDS
9 9 (2.07%) Redis
10 5 (1.15%) Amazon Redshift
11 4 (0.92%) Adabas
11 4 (0.92%) Apache Hive
12 3 (0.69%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.69%) Azure SQL Database
12 3 (0.69%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.69%) Hadoop
12 3 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (0.46%) Big Data
13 2 (0.46%) HBase
Development Applications
1 93 (21.43%) Git (software)
2 82 (18.89%) Jenkins
3 25 (5.76%) Subversion
4 24 (5.53%) TeamCity
5 22 (5.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 22 (5.07%) JIRA
6 17 (3.92%) Sonatype Nexus
7 12 (2.76%) Octopus Deploy
8 8 (1.84%) Redmine
8 8 (1.84%) Trac
9 7 (1.61%) JUnit
9 7 (1.61%) Maven
9 7 (1.61%) Rational Performance Tester
10 6 (1.38%) LoadRunner
10 6 (1.38%) LoadUI
10 6 (1.38%) Vagrant
10 6 (1.38%) Visual Studio
11 5 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (0.92%) Cucumber
12 4 (0.92%) Selenium
General
1 44 (10.14%) Finance
1 44 (10.14%) Telecoms
2 21 (4.84%) Marketing
3 15 (3.46%) Electronics
4 14 (3.23%) Retail
5 12 (2.76%) Games
6 2 (0.46%) Advertising
6 2 (0.46%) Back Office
6 2 (0.46%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.23%) Law
7 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 83 (19.12%) DevOps Engineer
2 74 (17.05%) Linux Engineer
3 73 (16.82%) Developer
4 47 (10.83%) Platform Engineer
5 39 (8.99%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 38 (8.76%) Software Engineer
7 36 (8.29%) AWS Engineer
8 31 (7.14%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 30 (6.91%) Administrator
10 26 (5.99%) AWS DevOps
11 25 (5.76%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 23 (5.30%) Architect
12 23 (5.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 23 (5.30%) Senior Developer
12 23 (5.30%) Systems Administrator
13 22 (5.07%) Cloud Engineer
14 19 (4.38%) Linux Administrator
14 19 (4.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 18 (4.15%) Embedded Engineer
16 17 (3.92%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (10.14%) HTML
2 43 (9.91%) CSS
3 40 (9.22%) Node.js
4 27 (6.22%) RESTful
5 26 (5.99%) jQuery
6 22 (5.07%) Ajax
7 20 (4.61%) HTML5
8 16 (3.69%) Web Services
9 14 (3.23%) .NET
9 14 (3.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 13 (3.00%) Elastic Stack
10 13 (3.00%) Socket.IO
11 12 (2.76%) CSS3
11 12 (2.76%) JSON
11 12 (2.76%) REST
11 12 (2.76%) SOAP
12 11 (2.53%) Spring
13 9 (2.07%) AngularJS
13 9 (2.07%) Lucene
13 9 (2.07%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 31 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 23 (5.30%) Linux Command Line
3 20 (4.61%) Data Centre
4 18 (4.15%) Greenfield Project
5 13 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (3.00%) User Experience
6 11 (2.53%) Self-Motivation
7 10 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (2.30%) Private Cloud
8 8 (1.84%) Cloud Native
8 8 (1.84%) Clustering
8 8 (1.84%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.38%) Device Driver
10 5 (1.15%) Client/Server
10 5 (1.15%) Public Cloud
11 4 (0.92%) Digital TV
11 4 (0.92%) Mainframe
11 4 (0.92%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.69%) Enterprise Storage
12 3 (0.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 124 (28.57%) Windows
2 108 (24.88%) Unix
3 57 (13.13%) Windows Server
4 36 (8.29%) CentOS
5 33 (7.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 23 (5.30%) Ubuntu
7 19 (4.38%) Windows 7
8 11 (2.53%) AIX
8 11 (2.53%) Windows 10
9 10 (2.30%) Android
9 10 (2.30%) Embedded Linux
10 8 (1.84%) Windows 8
10 8 (1.84%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (1.84%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (1.84%) Windows XP
11 6 (1.38%) Debian
12 4 (0.92%) zOS
13 3 (0.69%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.46%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (36.41%) DevOps
2 112 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (18.20%) Configuration Management
4 57 (13.13%) Continuous Integration
5 48 (11.06%) Open Source
5 48 (11.06%) Software Engineering
6 44 (10.14%) Problem-Solving
7 38 (8.76%) Deployment Automation
8 37 (8.53%) Scrum
9 31 (7.14%) E-Commerce
9 31 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 30 (6.91%) ITIL
10 30 (6.91%) MVC
11 29 (6.68%) High Availability
12 28 (6.45%) Continuous Delivery
13 26 (5.99%) Root Cause Analysis
14 25 (5.76%) DSDM
14 25 (5.76%) RUP
14 25 (5.76%) Test Automation
15 21 (4.84%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 166 (38.25%) Python
2 111 (25.58%) SQL
3 96 (22.12%) Bash Shell
4 92 (21.20%) Ruby
5 74 (17.05%) JavaScript
6 73 (16.82%) Java
7 71 (16.36%) PHP
8 41 (9.45%) Shell Script
9 39 (8.99%) C++
10 32 (7.37%) Perl
11 29 (6.68%) C
12 26 (5.99%) PowerShell
13 25 (5.76%) C#
14 16 (3.69%) Go
15 13 (3.00%) ES6
16 10 (2.30%) Java 8
17 9 (2.07%) Java 9
18 8 (1.84%) PL/SQL
19 6 (1.38%) PHP 5
19 6 (1.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 34 (7.83%) Degree
2 14 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (2.30%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (2.07%) AWS Certification
5 7 (1.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 7 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (1.38%) CCNP
6 6 (1.38%) MCSE
7 4 (0.92%) CCNA
7 4 (0.92%) CISSP
8 3 (0.69%) MCSA
9 2 (0.46%) CCIP
9 2 (0.46%) CCSP
9 2 (0.46%) CEH
9 2 (0.46%) GCIA
9 2 (0.46%) GCIH
9 2 (0.46%) GIAC
9 2 (0.46%) GSEC
9 2 (0.46%) RHCE
9 2 (0.46%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.69%) SLA
2 13 (3.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.61%) GDPR
3 7 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 7 (1.61%) QA
4 2 (0.46%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.46%) PMO
4 2 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 86 (19.82%) Docker
2 71 (16.36%) Active Directory
3 39 (8.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (5.30%) vSphere
5 12 (2.76%) Hyper-V
6 11 (2.53%) Virtual Servers
6 11 (2.53%) Xen
6 11 (2.53%) XenServer
7 9 (2.07%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (1.84%) pfSense
9 6 (1.38%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (1.15%) Firmware
10 5 (1.15%) XenApp
11 4 (0.92%) HDFS
12 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.23%) iptables
13 1 (0.23%) Varnish
13 1 (0.23%) Virtual Desktop
13 1 (0.23%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 115 (26.50%) Puppet
2 99 (22.81%) Ansible
3 66 (15.21%) Opscode Chef
4 42 (9.68%) Terraform
5 40 (9.22%) Cobbler
6 35 (8.06%) ZABBIX
7 25 (5.76%) Tivoli
8 20 (4.61%) Cacti
8 20 (4.61%) Munin
9 19 (4.38%) Kubernetes
10 13 (3.00%) Prometheus
11 12 (2.76%) SCCM
12 8 (1.84%) Packer
12 8 (1.84%) Red Hat Satellite
13 7 (1.61%) Grafana
13 7 (1.61%) Xymon
14 6 (1.38%) SCOrch
15 5 (1.15%) Nagios
16 4 (0.92%) SCOM
16 4 (0.92%) WSUS
Vendors
1 69 (15.90%) Microsoft
1 69 (15.90%) VMware
2 59 (13.59%) Oracle
3 40 (9.22%) Red Hat
4 39 (8.99%) Google
5 25 (5.76%) EnterpriseDB
6 23 (5.30%) Cisco
7 19 (4.38%) Splunk
8 14 (3.23%) IBM
9 13 (3.00%) SaltStack
10 11 (2.53%) Citrix
11 9 (2.07%) EMC
11 9 (2.07%) HP
11 9 (2.07%) Twitter
12 8 (1.84%) Zend
13 7 (1.61%) F5
13 7 (1.61%) Fortinet
13 7 (1.61%) Remedy
14 6 (1.38%) New Relic
14 6 (1.38%) SolarWinds