Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 21 29
Rank change year-on-year -7 +8 -12
Permanent jobs citing Linux 384 551 548
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 7.53% 8.19% 7.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.23% 39.96% 36.66%
Number of salaries quoted 341 482 447
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £63,500 £61,250 £61,750
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% -5.88%

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 1,060 1,379 1,495
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 20.79% 20.49% 19.83%
Number of salaries quoted 915 1,202 1,276
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -6.25%
10th Percentile £22,750 £22,750 £22,275
90th Percentile £58,125 £60,000 £55,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +4.17% -5.26%

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 16 December 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 16 December 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 -7 298 £47,500 -5.00% 67
Halifax +33 35 £47,500 +86.27% 1
Bradford -26 26 £39,000 +4.00% 5
Huddersfield -11 6 £30,000 -20.00% 1
Pudsey +4 1 - - 1
Wetherby -9 1 £37,500 +19.05% 3
Wakefield -13 1 £34,500 +4.55% 3
Keighley - 1 - -
Linux
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 December 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.

1 154 (40.10%) Python
2 132 (34.38%) DevOps
3 113 (29.43%) Amazon AWS
4 105 (27.34%) Bash Shell
5 96 (25.00%) Windows
6 95 (24.74%) Puppet
7 90 (23.44%) Unix
8 87 (22.66%) Docker
9 85 (22.14%) Agile Software Development
10 84 (21.88%) Git (software)
10 84 (21.88%) Ansible
11 80 (20.83%) SQL
12 77 (20.05%) Jenkins
13 74 (19.27%) Configuration Management
14 73 (19.01%) Microsoft Azure
15 72 (18.75%) Ruby
16 68 (17.71%) JavaScript
17 66 (17.19%) VMware
18 64 (16.67%) PHP
19 58 (15.10%) Microsoft
19 58 (15.10%) Active Directory
20 57 (14.84%) Continuous Integration
20 57 (14.84%) Open Source
21 55 (14.32%) HTML
22 53 (13.80%) Software Engineering
23 48 (12.50%) Oracle
23 48 (12.50%) CSS
23 48 (12.50%) Red Hat
24 45 (11.72%) Java
24 45 (11.72%) Windows Server

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 22 (5.73%) MS Exchange
2 16 (4.17%) SharePoint
3 14 (3.65%) Elasticsearch
3 14 (3.65%) WebLogic
4 12 (3.13%) Tomcat
5 11 (2.86%) Apache
5 11 (2.86%) WordPress
6 10 (2.60%) CloudStack
6 10 (2.60%) OpenStack
6 10 (2.60%) WebSphere
7 9 (2.34%) CMS
8 8 (2.08%) Apache Solr
9 7 (1.82%) IIS
10 6 (1.56%) JBoss
11 5 (1.30%) nginx
11 5 (1.30%) Oracle Application Server
12 4 (1.04%) Confluence
13 3 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
14 2 (0.52%) Oracle Workflow
14 2 (0.52%) Umbraco
Applications
1 8 (2.08%) Photoshop
2 4 (1.04%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.52%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 6 (1.56%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.52%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 113 (29.43%) Amazon AWS
2 73 (19.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (7.03%) GitHub
4 20 (5.21%) AWS CloudFormation
5 17 (4.43%) Office 365
6 14 (3.65%) SaaS
7 12 (3.13%) OpenShift
7 12 (3.13%) Serverless
8 8 (2.08%) Google Analytics
8 8 (2.08%) Google Cloud Platform
8 8 (2.08%) PaaS
9 7 (1.82%) AdWords
10 6 (1.56%) IaaS
11 5 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
12 4 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
12 4 (1.04%) Amazon S3
12 4 (1.04%) DigitalOcean
12 4 (1.04%) G Suite
13 3 (0.78%) AWS Lambda
13 3 (0.78%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 23 (5.99%) SAN
2 22 (5.73%) Firewall
3 18 (4.69%) HTTP
4 16 (4.17%) WAN
5 15 (3.91%) DNS
5 15 (3.91%) VoIP
6 12 (3.13%) BGP
6 12 (3.13%) OSPF
7 10 (2.60%) Intranet
7 10 (2.60%) TCP/IP
8 9 (2.34%) DHCP
8 9 (2.34%) LAN
9 8 (2.08%) Asterisk PBX
9 8 (2.08%) HTTPS
9 8 (2.08%) SMS
9 8 (2.08%) VLAN
10 7 (1.82%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (1.82%) Internet
11 6 (1.56%) SSL
11 6 (1.56%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (10.68%) MySQL
2 33 (8.59%) SQL Server
3 28 (7.29%) NoSQL
4 18 (4.69%) MongoDB
5 15 (3.91%) PostgreSQL
6 14 (3.65%) Relational Database
7 8 (2.08%) Oracle Database
8 6 (1.56%) Amazon Redshift
8 6 (1.56%) Redis
9 5 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.04%) Adabas
10 4 (1.04%) Amazon RDS
11 3 (0.78%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.52%) Apache Hive
12 2 (0.52%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.52%) Azure SQL Database
12 2 (0.52%) Hadoop
13 1 (0.26%) Big Data
13 1 (0.26%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 84 (21.88%) Git (software)
2 77 (20.05%) Jenkins
3 23 (5.99%) Subversion
4 19 (4.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 14 (3.65%) TeamCity
6 13 (3.39%) JIRA
7 12 (3.13%) Sonatype Nexus
8 9 (2.34%) Octopus Deploy
9 8 (2.08%) Redmine
9 8 (2.08%) Trac
10 7 (1.82%) GitLab
10 7 (1.82%) Maven
11 6 (1.56%) Visual Studio
12 5 (1.30%) Bitbucket
13 4 (1.04%) Android Studio
13 4 (1.04%) Ant
13 4 (1.04%) CircleCI
13 4 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
13 4 (1.04%) Vagrant
14 3 (0.78%) LoadRunner
General
1 44 (11.46%) Finance
2 40 (10.42%) Telecoms
3 19 (4.95%) Electronics
3 19 (4.95%) Marketing
4 10 (2.60%) Games
4 10 (2.60%) Retail
5 2 (0.52%) Legal
5 2 (0.52%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.26%) Advertising
6 1 (0.26%) Back Office
6 1 (0.26%) Law
Job Titles
1 77 (20.05%) Developer
2 74 (19.27%) Linux Engineer
3 68 (17.71%) DevOps Engineer
4 44 (11.46%) Software Engineer
5 43 (11.20%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 42 (10.94%) Platform Engineer
7 38 (9.90%) AWS Engineer
8 35 (9.11%) Administrator
8 35 (9.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 30 (7.81%) Cloud Engineer
10 27 (7.03%) AWS DevOps
11 26 (6.77%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 26 (6.77%) Embedded Engineer
11 26 (6.77%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 24 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
13 23 (5.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 20 (5.21%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
14 20 (5.21%) Linux Administrator
14 20 (5.21%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 20 (5.21%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (14.32%) HTML
2 48 (12.50%) CSS
3 40 (10.42%) Node.js
4 32 (8.33%) HTML5
5 29 (7.55%) jQuery
6 25 (6.51%) Ajax
6 25 (6.51%) RESTful
7 20 (5.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 18 (4.69%) CSS3
8 18 (4.69%) Elastic Stack
9 16 (4.17%) Socket.IO
10 13 (3.39%) REST
11 11 (2.86%) Django
11 11 (2.86%) DOM
11 11 (2.86%) Express
11 11 (2.86%) Handlebars
12 10 (2.60%) Web Services
13 9 (2.34%) Pylons
13 9 (2.34%) Pyramid
13 9 (2.34%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 27 (7.03%) Data Centre
2 24 (6.25%) Linux Command Line
3 21 (5.47%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (4.43%) Greenfield Project
5 16 (4.17%) Self-Motivation
6 14 (3.65%) Public Cloud
6 14 (3.65%) User Experience
7 10 (2.60%) Device Driver
7 10 (2.60%) Enterprise Storage
8 9 (2.34%) Clustering
8 9 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (2.34%) Management Information System
9 7 (1.82%) Cloud Native
10 6 (1.56%) Mainframe
11 5 (1.30%) Client/Server
11 5 (1.30%) Mobile App
11 5 (1.30%) Private Cloud
12 3 (0.78%) Security Operations Centre
12 3 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
13 2 (0.52%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 96 (25.00%) Windows
2 90 (23.44%) Unix
3 45 (11.72%) Windows Server
4 42 (10.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 28 (7.29%) CentOS
6 24 (6.25%) Ubuntu
7 13 (3.39%) Embedded Linux
8 12 (3.13%) Windows 7
9 11 (2.86%) Windows 10
10 8 (2.08%) Solaris
10 8 (2.08%) Windows 8
10 8 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (2.08%) Windows XP
11 6 (1.56%) AIX
11 6 (1.56%) Android
11 6 (1.56%) zOS
12 4 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.52%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.52%) HPUX
13 2 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (34.38%) DevOps
2 85 (22.14%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (19.27%) Configuration Management
4 57 (14.84%) Continuous Integration
4 57 (14.84%) Open Source
5 53 (13.80%) Software Engineering
6 41 (10.68%) Problem-Solving
7 40 (10.42%) Computer Science
8 32 (8.33%) Deployment Automation
9 31 (8.07%) E-Commerce
10 29 (7.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 27 (7.03%) Continuous Delivery
11 27 (7.03%) Unit Testing
12 25 (6.51%) High Availability
12 25 (6.51%) Root Cause Analysis
12 25 (6.51%) Scrum
13 24 (6.25%) Web Development
14 23 (5.99%) OO
15 22 (5.73%) ITIL
16 20 (5.21%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 154 (40.10%) Python
2 105 (27.34%) Bash Shell
3 80 (20.83%) SQL
4 72 (18.75%) Ruby
5 68 (17.71%) JavaScript
6 64 (16.67%) PHP
7 45 (11.72%) Java
8 42 (10.94%) C++
9 38 (9.90%) Shell Script
10 35 (9.11%) Perl
11 33 (8.59%) C
12 28 (7.29%) PowerShell
13 18 (4.69%) ES6
14 14 (3.65%) Go
15 12 (3.13%) C#
16 9 (2.34%) PHP 5
17 7 (1.82%) T-SQL
18 6 (1.56%) Java 8
18 6 (1.56%) Java 9
19 5 (1.30%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 41 (10.68%) Degree
2 19 (4.95%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (3.39%) AWS Certification
4 10 (2.60%) RHCE
5 8 (2.08%) CCNA
5 8 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (1.82%) CCNP
6 7 (1.82%) Security Cleared
7 6 (1.56%) SC Cleared
8 5 (1.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 5 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (1.30%) OCP
8 5 (1.30%) Oracle Certification
9 4 (1.04%) CISSP
9 4 (1.04%) MCSE
9 4 (1.04%) RHCSA
10 3 (0.78%) CCSA
10 3 (0.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.52%) GCIA
11 2 (0.52%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.39%) SLA
2 12 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 4 (1.04%) GDPR
4 4 (1.04%) QA
5 2 (0.52%) PMO
5 2 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 87 (22.66%) Docker
2 58 (15.10%) Active Directory
3 36 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (2.60%) vSphere
5 8 (2.08%) Hyper-V
5 8 (2.08%) pfSense
5 8 (2.08%) Virtual Servers
6 5 (1.30%) Postfix
6 5 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (1.30%) VMware NSX
7 4 (1.04%) Xen
7 4 (1.04%) XenApp
7 4 (1.04%) XenServer
8 3 (0.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.52%) Firmware
9 2 (0.52%) HDFS
10 1 (0.26%) iptables
10 1 (0.26%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.26%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 95 (24.74%) Puppet
2 84 (21.88%) Ansible
3 43 (11.20%) Opscode Chef
4 36 (9.38%) Terraform
5 33 (8.59%) Kubernetes
6 29 (7.55%) ZABBIX
7 26 (6.77%) Cobbler
8 19 (4.95%) Tivoli
9 16 (4.17%) Cacti
9 16 (4.17%) Munin
10 14 (3.65%) Prometheus
11 9 (2.34%) Packer
11 9 (2.34%) Rundeck
12 8 (2.08%) Grafana
13 7 (1.82%) Consul
13 7 (1.82%) Docker Swarm
13 7 (1.82%) SCCM
14 6 (1.56%) Red Hat Satellite
15 5 (1.30%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 5 (1.30%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 66 (17.19%) VMware
2 58 (15.10%) Microsoft
3 48 (12.50%) Oracle
3 48 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 26 (6.77%) Cisco
5 24 (6.25%) Google
5 24 (6.25%) Splunk
6 19 (4.95%) EnterpriseDB
7 14 (3.65%) F5
8 13 (3.39%) CheckPoint
9 12 (3.13%) ArcSight
9 12 (3.13%) SolarWinds
10 10 (2.60%) IBM
10 10 (2.60%) Veritas
10 10 (2.60%) Zend
11 9 (2.34%) Fortinet
11 9 (2.34%) SaltStack
12 8 (2.08%) Citrix
12 8 (2.08%) CyberArk
13 7 (1.82%) LogRhythm