Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 26 14
Rank change year-on-year +4 -12 +5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 529 542 890
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 7.77% 7.50% 9.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.46% 36.95% 44.08%
Number of salaries quoted 468 450 768
West Yorkshire median annual salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.71% - -
10th Percentile £30,925 £31,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £67,500 £62,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -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 1,246 1,467 2,019
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 18.31% 20.30% 22.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1,117 1,245 1,700
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £24,400 £21,250 £23,238
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% -7.89% +7.04%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 0 388 £47,500 +4.40% 92
Bradford +13 95 £37,750 -3.21% 11
Wakefield -5 18 £42,500 -12.82% 4
Huddersfield +6 13 £36,250 +16.00% 2
Elland +2 3 £32,500 -13.33%
Bingley - 3 £25,000 - 2
Wetherby +5 1 £37,500 +19.05%
Brighouse -4 1 £39,000 +11.43%
Pudsey - 1 - -
Linux
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 179 (33.84%) DevOps
2 154 (29.11%) Windows
3 144 (27.22%) Amazon AWS
4 140 (26.47%) Python
5 136 (25.71%) Opscode Chef
6 133 (25.14%) VMware
7 129 (24.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 122 (23.06%) Agile Software Development
9 119 (22.50%) Unix
9 119 (22.50%) Puppet
10 110 (20.79%) Red Hat
11 104 (19.66%) Java
12 101 (19.09%) Configuration Management
12 101 (19.09%) Ruby
13 99 (18.71%) Git (software)
14 93 (17.58%) SQL
15 87 (16.45%) JavaScript
16 85 (16.07%) Shell Script
17 84 (15.88%) Microsoft
17 84 (15.88%) VMware Infrastructure
18 82 (15.50%) Continuous Integration
19 81 (15.31%) Cisco
19 81 (15.31%) PHP
19 81 (15.31%) Oracle
20 79 (14.93%) Bash Shell
21 75 (14.18%) Firewall
22 74 (13.99%) Finance
22 74 (13.99%) Microsoft Azure
22 74 (13.99%) Ansible
23 72 (13.61%) MySQL

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 30 (5.67%) Apache
2 20 (3.78%) CMS
2 20 (3.78%) WebLogic
3 19 (3.59%) SharePoint
4 17 (3.21%) Tomcat
5 16 (3.02%) OpenStack
5 16 (3.02%) WordPress
6 15 (2.84%) IIS
7 13 (2.46%) MS Exchange
8 12 (2.27%) CloudStack
9 11 (2.08%) JBoss
10 10 (1.89%) WebSphere
11 9 (1.70%) ExpressionEngine
11 9 (1.70%) nginx
12 8 (1.51%) Confluence
12 8 (1.51%) Elasticsearch
13 7 (1.32%) Skype for Business
14 5 (0.95%) Apache Spark
15 4 (0.76%) SAS
16 3 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 9 (1.70%) Chatbot
2 4 (0.76%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.13%) CiviCRM
2 1 (0.19%) Magento
2 1 (0.19%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.19%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 144 (27.22%) Amazon AWS
2 74 (13.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (6.43%) Office 365
4 18 (3.40%) AWS CloudFormation
5 17 (3.21%) Amazon EC2
6 10 (1.89%) GitHub
7 9 (1.70%) Amazon S3
8 8 (1.51%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (1.32%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 7 (1.32%) Azure Active Directory
9 7 (1.32%) Google Cloud Platform
9 7 (1.32%) PaaS
10 4 (0.76%) Google Analytics
11 3 (0.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 3 (0.57%) Amazon SQS
11 3 (0.57%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (0.57%) Serverless
12 2 (0.38%) SaaS
13 1 (0.19%) Boomi
13 1 (0.19%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 75 (14.18%) Firewall
2 62 (11.72%) SAN
3 50 (9.45%) TCP/IP
4 48 (9.07%) SSL
5 40 (7.56%) WAN
6 35 (6.62%) DNS
7 31 (5.86%) Reverse Proxy
8 28 (5.29%) LAN
9 25 (4.73%) VPN
10 23 (4.35%) DHCP
10 23 (4.35%) Network Security
11 21 (3.97%) VLAN
12 19 (3.59%) VoIP
13 18 (3.40%) MPLS
14 16 (3.02%) HTTP
15 12 (2.27%) BGP
15 12 (2.27%) Cisco ASA
15 12 (2.27%) OSPF
16 11 (2.08%) Cisco IOS
16 11 (2.08%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (13.61%) MySQL
2 37 (6.99%) SQL Server
3 22 (4.16%) Big Data
4 18 (3.40%) Redis
5 16 (3.02%) Oracle Database
6 10 (1.89%) Hadoop
7 9 (1.70%) MongoDB
7 9 (1.70%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (1.51%) Amazon RDS
9 7 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
9 7 (1.32%) Data Lake
9 7 (1.32%) Relational Database
10 6 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (1.13%) Oracle Database 10g
10 6 (1.13%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (1.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (0.76%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 99 (18.71%) Git (software)
2 68 (12.85%) Jenkins
3 37 (6.99%) Subversion
4 35 (6.62%) JIRA
5 23 (4.35%) Vagrant
6 19 (3.59%) TeamCity
7 14 (2.65%) Eclipse
8 12 (2.27%) Visual Studio
9 11 (2.08%) Android Studio
10 10 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 10 (1.89%) JUnit
11 7 (1.32%) Sonatype Nexus
12 6 (1.13%) ERwin
12 6 (1.13%) Grunt
12 6 (1.13%) gulp
12 6 (1.13%) Mercurial
12 6 (1.13%) Octopus Deploy
13 5 (0.95%) Maven
14 4 (0.76%) Selenium
14 4 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 74 (13.99%) Finance
2 24 (4.54%) Games
3 23 (4.35%) Retail
4 19 (3.59%) Marketing
5 13 (2.46%) Advertising
6 4 (0.76%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.57%) Automotive
8 2 (0.38%) Back Office
8 2 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.19%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 114 (21.55%) DevOps Engineer
2 78 (14.74%) Developer
3 57 (10.78%) Linux Engineer
4 49 (9.26%) Administrator
5 41 (7.75%) Architect
6 40 (7.56%) Platform Engineer
7 38 (7.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 38 (7.18%) Linux Administrator
8 36 (6.81%) PHP Developer
9 33 (6.24%) Systems Administrator
10 31 (5.86%) AWS DevOps
11 29 (5.48%) AWS Engineer
12 28 (5.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 28 (5.29%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 24 (4.54%) Systems Engineer
14 23 (4.35%) Network Engineer
14 23 (4.35%) Software Engineer
15 22 (4.16%) AWS DevOps Engineer
15 22 (4.16%) Java Engineer
16 20 (3.78%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (12.10%) CSS
2 55 (10.40%) HTML
3 49 (9.26%) LAMP
4 45 (8.51%) Node.js
5 27 (5.10%) Web Services
6 25 (4.73%) Symfony
7 20 (3.78%) jQuery
7 20 (3.78%) Laravel
8 19 (3.59%) AngularJS
8 19 (3.59%) JSON
9 17 (3.21%) XML
10 16 (3.02%) .NET
10 16 (3.02%) Spring
11 15 (2.84%) SOAP
12 14 (2.65%) Hibernate
12 14 (2.65%) RESTful
13 13 (2.46%) RabbitMQ
14 12 (2.27%) J2EE
14 12 (2.27%) JSP
15 11 (2.08%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 45 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (6.62%) Data Centre
3 27 (5.10%) Clustering
4 25 (4.73%) User Experience
5 22 (4.16%) Linux Command Line
6 18 (3.40%) Computer Science
7 9 (1.70%) Public Cloud
8 7 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.13%) AS400
9 6 (1.13%) Device Driver
9 6 (1.13%) Hedge funds
9 6 (1.13%) PMI
9 6 (1.13%) Social Media
10 5 (0.95%) Greenfield Project
10 5 (0.95%) Management Information System
10 5 (0.95%) Private Cloud
11 4 (0.76%) Enterprise Storage
11 4 (0.76%) Graphic Design
11 4 (0.76%) NHS
12 3 (0.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 154 (29.11%) Windows
2 129 (24.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 119 (22.50%) Unix
4 68 (12.85%) Windows Server
5 37 (6.99%) CentOS
6 23 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 22 (4.16%) Debian
8 17 (3.21%) AIX
9 15 (2.84%) Windows Server 2012
10 14 (2.65%) Solaris
10 14 (2.65%) Ubuntu
11 13 (2.46%) Android
12 11 (2.08%) Windows Embedded Compact
13 10 (1.89%) Windows 7
13 10 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (1.51%) Mac OS X
14 8 (1.51%) Windows 8
15 7 (1.32%) HPUX
16 5 (0.95%) Mac OS
17 3 (0.57%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (33.84%) DevOps
2 122 (23.06%) Agile Software Development
3 101 (19.09%) Configuration Management
4 82 (15.50%) Continuous Integration
5 61 (11.53%) ITIL
6 46 (8.70%) High Availability
7 43 (8.13%) MVC
8 41 (7.75%) Software Engineering
9 38 (7.18%) Disaster Recovery
10 36 (6.81%) Scrum
11 33 (6.24%) Web Development
12 31 (5.86%) SOA
13 30 (5.67%) OO
14 29 (5.48%) Open Source
15 27 (5.10%) DSDM
15 27 (5.10%) RUP
16 26 (4.91%) Coaching
16 26 (4.91%) Mentoring
17 25 (4.73%) Release Management
17 25 (4.73%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 140 (26.47%) Python
2 104 (19.66%) Java
3 101 (19.09%) Ruby
4 93 (17.58%) SQL
5 87 (16.45%) JavaScript
6 85 (16.07%) Shell Script
7 81 (15.31%) PHP
8 79 (14.93%) Bash Shell
9 38 (7.18%) C++
10 29 (5.48%) PowerShell
11 20 (3.78%) C#
12 19 (3.59%) Perl
13 15 (2.84%) C
14 12 (2.27%) PHP 7
15 11 (2.08%) PHP 5
16 8 (1.51%) PL/SQL
17 7 (1.32%) T-SQL
18 6 (1.13%) Assembly Language
18 6 (1.13%) Bourne shell
19 3 (0.57%) Go
Qualifications
1 46 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (5.10%) CCNA
2 27 (5.10%) Degree
3 19 (3.59%) CCNP
4 17 (3.21%) MCSE
4 17 (3.21%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (2.08%) CCIP
5 11 (2.08%) CCSP
6 8 (1.51%) Computer Science Degree
7 7 (1.32%) MCSA
8 6 (1.13%) AWS Certification
8 6 (1.13%) CCDA
8 6 (1.13%) PMI Certification
9 5 (0.95%) SC Cleared
9 5 (0.95%) Security Cleared
10 4 (0.76%) MCP
11 3 (0.57%) OCP
11 3 (0.57%) Oracle Certification
12 2 (0.38%) HNC
12 2 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.84%) SLA
2 9 (1.70%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.32%) QA
4 2 (0.38%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.38%) GCP
4 2 (0.38%) GDPR
4 2 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 84 (15.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 58 (10.96%) Docker
3 53 (10.02%) Active Directory
4 24 (4.54%) Hyper-V
4 24 (4.54%) vSphere
5 19 (3.59%) Virtual Machines
6 15 (2.84%) VMware ESXi
7 14 (2.65%) XenApp
8 11 (2.08%) iptables
8 11 (2.08%) XenServer
9 10 (1.89%) Virtual Servers
10 8 (1.51%) XenDesktop
11 5 (0.95%) KVM
11 5 (0.95%) VirtualBox
11 5 (0.95%) Xen
12 4 (0.76%) Samba
12 4 (0.76%) Terminal Services
13 3 (0.57%) Oracle RAC
14 2 (0.38%) VMware Server
15 1 (0.19%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 136 (25.71%) Opscode Chef
2 119 (22.50%) Puppet
3 74 (13.99%) Ansible
4 42 (7.94%) Terraform
5 41 (7.75%) Packer
6 36 (6.81%) Cobbler
7 28 (5.29%) Tivoli
8 25 (4.73%) Kubernetes
9 24 (4.54%) SCCM
10 20 (3.78%) Nagios
11 17 (3.21%) SmoothWall
12 16 (3.02%) SCOM
13 15 (2.84%) Salt
14 11 (2.08%) SCDPM
15 9 (1.70%) Graphite
16 8 (1.51%) FortiGate
17 7 (1.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
18 6 (1.13%) Backup Exec
19 5 (0.95%) ServiceCenter
19 5 (0.95%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 133 (25.14%) VMware
2 110 (20.79%) Red Hat
3 84 (15.88%) Microsoft
4 81 (15.31%) Cisco
4 81 (15.31%) Oracle
5 52 (9.83%) Google
6 24 (4.54%) EnterpriseDB
7 22 (4.16%) Zend
8 19 (3.59%) Citrix
8 19 (3.59%) SaltStack
9 17 (3.21%) HP
10 16 (3.02%) F5
11 15 (2.84%) Palo Alto
12 12 (2.27%) Hitachi
13 11 (2.08%) Apple
13 11 (2.08%) Rackspace
14 10 (1.89%) IBM
14 10 (1.89%) Splunk
15 8 (1.51%) CommVault
16 7 (1.32%) CheckPoint