Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 27 16
Rank change year-on-year +10 -11 +2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 592 569 978
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 8.65% 7.41% 10.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.00% 37.24% 44.15%
Number of salaries quoted 498 465 805
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +9.76%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,450 £63,750
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +6.25%

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 1444 1528 2215
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 21.09% 19.90% 24.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1228 1310 1815
West Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,500 £23,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% -4.00% +7.14%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 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
Leeds +5 451 £50,000 +11.11% 37
Bradford +17 91 £37,500 -6.25% 6
Huddersfield +9 11 £37,500 +30.43%
Wakefield +1 10 £33,000 -37.14% 1
Elland +3 5 £32,500 -13.33%
Wetherby - 4 £31,500 - 1
Halifax +24 3 £25,500 -21.54%
Bingley - 3 £25,000 -
Ilkley -4 2 £28,500 -5.00%
Dewsbury - 2 £23,000 -
Calderdale - 2 £18,500 -
Pudsey - 1 - -
Linux
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Linux.

1 175 (29.56%) DevOps
2 167 (28.21%) VMware
3 165 (27.87%) Python
4 156 (26.35%) Agile Software Development
5 155 (26.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 154 (26.01%) Opscode Chef
7 149 (25.17%) Windows
8 148 (25.00%) Red Hat
9 139 (23.48%) Unix
10 136 (22.97%) Puppet
11 119 (20.10%) Amazon AWS
12 118 (19.93%) Shell Script
13 117 (19.76%) SQL
14 114 (19.26%) Bash Shell
15 113 (19.09%) Ruby
16 109 (18.41%) VMware Infrastructure
17 98 (16.55%) Java
18 93 (15.71%) Git (software)
19 89 (15.03%) SAN
19 89 (15.03%) Microsoft
20 88 (14.86%) Continuous Integration
21 85 (14.36%) Cisco
21 85 (14.36%) Configuration Management
22 84 (14.19%) PHP
22 84 (14.19%) Oracle
23 78 (13.18%) Firewall
23 78 (13.18%) Ansible
24 76 (12.84%) JavaScript
25 75 (12.67%) Docker
26 72 (12.16%) Software Engineering

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 33 (5.57%) OpenStack
2 28 (4.73%) Apache
3 22 (3.72%) MS Exchange
4 21 (3.55%) CloudStack
5 19 (3.21%) IIS
6 14 (2.36%) WebLogic
6 14 (2.36%) WebSphere
7 13 (2.20%) Tomcat
8 11 (1.86%) SharePoint
9 9 (1.52%) nginx
10 8 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
10 8 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2007
10 8 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
10 8 (1.35%) SAS
11 6 (1.01%) CMS
11 6 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2013
11 6 (1.01%) JBoss
11 6 (1.01%) Skype for Business
12 5 (0.84%) WordPress
13 4 (0.68%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 12 (2.03%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.34%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (1.86%) Magento
2 1 (0.17%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 119 (20.10%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (7.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (3.21%) Office 365
4 13 (2.20%) AWS CloudFormation
5 11 (1.86%) Amazon EC2
6 10 (1.69%) GitHub
7 7 (1.18%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 6 (1.01%) Amazon S3
9 4 (0.68%) AWS Lambda
9 4 (0.68%) PaaS
9 4 (0.68%) Serverless
10 3 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.51%) IaaS
11 1 (0.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 1 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.17%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.17%) G Suite
11 1 (0.17%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 89 (15.03%) SAN
2 78 (13.18%) Firewall
3 67 (11.32%) TCP/IP
4 50 (8.45%) SSL
5 41 (6.93%) DNS
6 39 (6.59%) WAN
7 35 (5.91%) Reverse Proxy
8 32 (5.41%) VLAN
8 32 (5.41%) VPN
9 27 (4.56%) HTTP
10 26 (4.39%) MPLS
11 24 (4.05%) BGP
12 23 (3.89%) Cisco IOS
12 23 (3.89%) LAN
12 23 (3.89%) OSPF
13 22 (3.72%) Network Security
14 20 (3.38%) Cisco ASA
15 18 (3.04%) DHCP
16 17 (2.87%) Internet
17 16 (2.70%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (10.81%) MySQL
2 57 (9.63%) SQL Server
3 21 (3.55%) MongoDB
3 21 (3.55%) Oracle Database
4 19 (3.21%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (2.53%) DataStage
5 15 (2.53%) IBM InfoSphere
6 14 (2.36%) Big Data
7 12 (2.03%) NoSQL
8 11 (1.86%) Relational Database
8 11 (1.86%) SQL Server 2008
8 11 (1.86%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (1.35%) BusinessObjects
9 8 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (1.01%) Apache Cassandra
10 6 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (1.01%) Redis
11 5 (0.84%) Hadoop
11 5 (0.84%) Oracle Database 10g
12 4 (0.68%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 93 (15.71%) Git (software)
2 63 (10.64%) Jenkins
3 47 (7.94%) Subversion
4 30 (5.07%) JIRA
5 21 (3.55%) Eclipse
6 18 (3.04%) PHPUnit
7 16 (2.70%) Android Studio
7 16 (2.70%) Vagrant
7 16 (2.70%) Visual Studio
8 13 (2.20%) Selenium
9 10 (1.69%) Octopus Deploy
10 9 (1.52%) TeamCity
11 8 (1.35%) Sonatype Nexus
12 7 (1.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 7 (1.18%) JUnit
13 6 (1.01%) ERwin
13 6 (1.01%) Maven
14 4 (0.68%) GCC
14 4 (0.68%) Oracle APEX
15 3 (0.51%) SoapUI
General
1 65 (10.98%) Finance
2 33 (5.57%) Games
3 13 (2.20%) Marketing
4 10 (1.69%) Advertising
4 10 (1.69%) Retail
5 7 (1.18%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.51%) Legal
7 2 (0.34%) Automotive
7 2 (0.34%) Back Office
7 2 (0.34%) Law
7 2 (0.34%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.17%) Electronics
8 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 119 (20.10%) DevOps Engineer
2 75 (12.67%) Administrator
2 75 (12.67%) Linux Engineer
3 62 (10.47%) Systems Administrator
4 61 (10.30%) Developer
5 59 (9.97%) Linux Administrator
6 54 (9.12%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 43 (7.26%) Software Engineer
8 38 (6.42%) Architect
8 38 (6.42%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 37 (6.25%) Platform Engineer
10 36 (6.08%) AWS Engineer
11 35 (5.91%) AWS DevOps
12 32 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 31 (5.24%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 28 (4.73%) Operations Engineer
15 26 (4.39%) Analyst
15 26 (4.39%) AWS DevOps Engineer
16 25 (4.22%) Systems Engineer
17 24 (4.05%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (10.47%) HTML
2 42 (7.09%) CSS
3 33 (5.57%) LAMP
3 33 (5.57%) Node.js
3 33 (5.57%) React
3 33 (5.57%) Web Services
4 27 (4.56%) Laravel
4 27 (4.56%) Symfony
5 26 (4.39%) RESTful
6 24 (4.05%) AngularJS
7 21 (3.55%) XML
8 19 (3.21%) Spring
9 18 (3.04%) Hibernate
9 18 (3.04%) jQuery
9 18 (3.04%) SOAP
10 17 (2.87%) .NET
11 14 (2.36%) J2EE
12 13 (2.20%) JSP
13 12 (2.03%) JSON
14 10 (1.69%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 48 (8.11%) Data Centre
2 44 (7.43%) Clustering
3 43 (7.26%) Linux Command Line
4 37 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (3.72%) Computer Science
6 15 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
7 13 (2.20%) Management Information System
8 11 (1.86%) NHS
9 10 (1.69%) User Experience
10 9 (1.52%) Public Cloud
11 8 (1.35%) Greenfield Project
11 8 (1.35%) Mobile App
11 8 (1.35%) PMI
12 7 (1.18%) AS400
12 7 (1.18%) Private Cloud
13 6 (1.01%) Hedge funds
14 4 (0.68%) Blog
14 4 (0.68%) iPad
15 3 (0.51%) Online Games
15 3 (0.51%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 155 (26.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 149 (25.17%) Windows
3 139 (23.48%) Unix
4 45 (7.60%) Windows Server
5 32 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 30 (5.07%) Windows Server 2012
7 29 (4.90%) CentOS
8 21 (3.55%) Android
9 20 (3.38%) Debian
10 16 (2.70%) AIX
10 16 (2.70%) Solaris
10 16 (2.70%) Ubuntu
10 16 (2.70%) Windows Embedded Compact
11 15 (2.53%) Windows Server 2003
12 11 (1.86%) Windows 7
13 10 (1.69%) HPUX
14 8 (1.35%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.68%) Fedora
16 3 (0.51%) Apple iOS
16 3 (0.51%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (29.56%) DevOps
2 156 (26.35%) Agile Software Development
3 88 (14.86%) Continuous Integration
4 85 (14.36%) Configuration Management
5 72 (12.16%) Software Engineering
6 69 (11.66%) High Availability
7 53 (8.95%) Scrum
8 52 (8.78%) ITIL
9 49 (8.28%) E-Commerce
10 45 (7.60%) Disaster Recovery
11 36 (6.08%) SOA
12 35 (5.91%) OO
13 32 (5.41%) Release Management
14 30 (5.07%) DSDM
14 30 (5.07%) RUP
15 29 (4.90%) SDLC
16 27 (4.56%) Load Balancing
17 26 (4.39%) TDD
18 23 (3.89%) Data Modelling
18 23 (3.89%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 165 (27.87%) Python
2 118 (19.93%) Shell Script
3 117 (19.76%) SQL
4 114 (19.26%) Bash Shell
5 113 (19.09%) Ruby
6 98 (16.55%) Java
7 84 (14.19%) PHP
8 76 (12.84%) JavaScript
9 37 (6.25%) PowerShell
10 31 (5.24%) C++
11 25 (4.22%) C#
11 25 (4.22%) Perl
12 10 (1.69%) PL/SQL
13 6 (1.01%) Assembly Language
13 6 (1.01%) Bourne shell
13 6 (1.01%) Go
14 5 (0.84%) C
15 3 (0.51%) F#
15 3 (0.51%) Groovy
15 3 (0.51%) VC++
Qualifications
1 56 (9.46%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (6.76%) CCNA
3 35 (5.91%) CCNP
4 30 (5.07%) Degree
5 12 (2.03%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (1.86%) MCSE
7 10 (1.69%) CCDA
7 10 (1.69%) CCIP
7 10 (1.69%) CCSP
7 10 (1.69%) SC Cleared
7 10 (1.69%) Security Cleared
8 9 (1.52%) MCSA
9 8 (1.35%) Computer Science Degree
9 8 (1.35%) PMI Certification
10 7 (1.18%) AWS Certification
11 5 (0.84%) MCP
12 4 (0.68%) CCIE
12 4 (0.68%) CISMP
12 4 (0.68%) SANS
12 4 (0.68%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.22%) QA
2 18 (3.04%) SLA
3 10 (1.69%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.17%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.17%) PMO
System Software
1 109 (18.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 75 (12.67%) Docker
3 49 (8.28%) Active Directory
4 36 (6.08%) vSphere
5 28 (4.73%) VMware ESXi
6 25 (4.22%) Xen
7 22 (3.72%) iptables
8 20 (3.38%) XenServer
9 15 (2.53%) Hyper-V
10 11 (1.86%) KVM
11 9 (1.52%) Virtual Servers
12 7 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
13 6 (1.01%) Oracle RAC
14 5 (0.84%) XenApp
15 3 (0.51%) VMware NSX
15 3 (0.51%) XenDesktop
16 2 (0.34%) Terminal Services
17 1 (0.17%) DFS Replication
17 1 (0.17%) Samba
17 1 (0.17%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 154 (26.01%) Opscode Chef
2 136 (22.97%) Puppet
3 78 (13.18%) Ansible
4 39 (6.59%) Packer
5 34 (5.74%) Cobbler
6 32 (5.41%) Terraform
7 28 (4.73%) Tivoli
8 19 (3.21%) Kubernetes
8 19 (3.21%) SCCM
9 18 (3.04%) Nagios
10 17 (2.87%) Salt
11 13 (2.20%) SCOM
12 10 (1.69%) Graphite
12 10 (1.69%) SCDPM
13 8 (1.35%) ZABBIX
14 5 (0.84%) Consul
14 5 (0.84%) FortiGate
14 5 (0.84%) Prometheus
14 5 (0.84%) ServiceCenter
15 4 (0.68%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 167 (28.21%) VMware
2 148 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 89 (15.03%) Microsoft
4 85 (14.36%) Cisco
5 84 (14.19%) Oracle
6 28 (4.73%) EnterpriseDB
7 27 (4.56%) Google
7 27 (4.56%) Hitachi
8 25 (4.22%) CheckPoint
8 25 (4.22%) F5
9 23 (3.89%) HP
9 23 (3.89%) IBM
10 22 (3.72%) Citrix
11 20 (3.38%) Zend
12 17 (2.87%) SaltStack
13 15 (2.53%) Juniper
13 15 (2.53%) Netezza
14 13 (2.20%) Brocade
15 12 (2.03%) CommVault
16 11 (1.86%) Splunk