Period
to 26 May 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 26 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 23 17
Rank change year-on-year -4 -6 +2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 533 583 753
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 7.95% 8.25% 8.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.57% 40.18% 40.46%
Number of salaries quoted 464 484 621
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £44,516 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.09% +4.74% -5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,825 £29,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +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 1,252 1,451 1,861
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 18.68% 20.53% 21.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1,119 1,225 1,513
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -3.85% +4.00%
10th Percentile £24,500 £21,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +1.90%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 -2 402 £47,500 +1.06% 45
Bradford +9 85 £37,500 +4.17% 7
Wakefield -4 23 £40,000 - 6
Halifax +32 9 £36,000 +56.52% 4
Huddersfield +2 5 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Bingley - 4 £36,500 -
Pontefract +3 1 £37,500 +25.00%
Brighouse -2 1 £39,000 +100.00%
Elland - 1 £27,500 -
Pudsey - 1 £21,250 - 1
Linux
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 189 (35.46%) DevOps
2 179 (33.58%) Amazon AWS
3 168 (31.52%) Windows
4 135 (25.33%) VMware
5 133 (24.95%) Python
6 126 (23.64%) Opscode Chef
7 123 (23.08%) Puppet
8 121 (22.70%) Agile Software Development
9 113 (21.20%) Microsoft Azure
10 112 (21.01%) Ruby
11 105 (19.70%) SQL
12 100 (18.76%) Java
12 100 (18.76%) Configuration Management
12 100 (18.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 99 (18.57%) Unix
14 97 (18.20%) JavaScript
14 97 (18.20%) Ansible
15 96 (18.01%) Red Hat
16 94 (17.64%) Microsoft
17 91 (17.07%) Oracle
17 91 (17.07%) Git (software)
18 90 (16.89%) Bash Shell
19 87 (16.32%) MySQL
20 82 (15.38%) PHP
20 82 (15.38%) Active Directory
21 81 (15.20%) Jenkins
22 79 (14.82%) VMware Infrastructure
23 77 (14.45%) Google
24 76 (14.26%) Continuous Integration
25 72 (13.51%) CSS

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 49 (9.19%) Apache
2 29 (5.44%) Tomcat
3 25 (4.69%) WebLogic
4 24 (4.50%) IIS
5 23 (4.32%) JBoss
6 21 (3.94%) OpenStack
7 20 (3.75%) CMS
8 19 (3.56%) SharePoint
9 18 (3.38%) CloudStack
10 16 (3.00%) Confluence
11 15 (2.81%) WordPress
12 14 (2.63%) nginx
13 11 (2.06%) Elasticsearch
13 11 (2.06%) SAS
13 11 (2.06%) WebSphere
14 10 (1.88%) MS Exchange
15 9 (1.69%) Apache Spark
15 9 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
15 9 (1.69%) ExpressionEngine
16 8 (1.50%) Moodle
Applications
1 17 (3.19%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (2.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (2.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 9 (1.69%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.19%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 6 (1.13%) CiviCRM
2 1 (0.19%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 179 (33.58%) Amazon AWS
2 113 (21.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 45 (8.44%) Office 365
4 28 (5.25%) Amazon EC2
5 21 (3.94%) Amazon S3
6 20 (3.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 19 (3.56%) AWS CloudFormation
8 16 (3.00%) Azure Active Directory
9 11 (2.06%) Amazon SQS
9 11 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
9 11 (2.06%) GitHub
9 11 (2.06%) Google Cloud Platform
10 9 (1.69%) Amazon ELB
10 9 (1.69%) AWS Lambda
10 9 (1.69%) Serverless
11 8 (1.50%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 8 (1.50%) SaaS
12 5 (0.94%) CloudFront
12 5 (0.94%) Route 53
12 5 (0.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 69 (12.95%) Firewall
2 42 (7.88%) SAN
3 35 (6.57%) DNS
4 30 (5.63%) SSL
5 29 (5.44%) DHCP
6 28 (5.25%) TCP/IP
6 28 (5.25%) WAN
7 26 (4.88%) VPN
8 25 (4.69%) Network Security
9 23 (4.32%) Reverse Proxy
10 22 (4.13%) LAN
11 19 (3.56%) VoIP
12 16 (3.00%) HTTP
13 15 (2.81%) VLAN
14 14 (2.63%) Internet
14 14 (2.63%) MPLS
14 14 (2.63%) NAS
15 10 (1.88%) HTTPS
16 7 (1.31%) IPsec
16 7 (1.31%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (16.32%) MySQL
2 33 (6.19%) SQL Server
3 27 (5.07%) Oracle Database
4 25 (4.69%) Amazon RDS
5 22 (4.13%) Big Data
6 18 (3.38%) Hadoop
7 15 (2.81%) NoSQL
8 14 (2.63%) Redis
9 13 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
9 13 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 13 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 13 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 11 (2.06%) PostgreSQL
10 11 (2.06%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (1.50%) Data Lake
12 6 (1.13%) Oracle Database 12c
13 5 (0.94%) Amazon Aurora
13 5 (0.94%) MongoDB
14 4 (0.75%) Apache Hive
14 4 (0.75%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 91 (17.07%) Git (software)
2 81 (15.20%) Jenkins
3 31 (5.82%) JIRA
4 28 (5.25%) TeamCity
5 22 (4.13%) Subversion
5 22 (4.13%) Vagrant
6 16 (3.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 16 (3.00%) JUnit
7 15 (2.81%) Octopus Deploy
8 11 (2.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 6 (1.13%) Grunt
9 6 (1.13%) gulp
9 6 (1.13%) Maven
9 6 (1.13%) Mercurial
9 6 (1.13%) Sonatype Nexus
9 6 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (0.94%) Bitbucket
10 5 (0.94%) Cucumber
11 4 (0.75%) Selenium
12 3 (0.56%) ClearCase
General
1 71 (13.32%) Finance
2 34 (6.38%) Retail
3 32 (6.00%) Marketing
4 14 (2.63%) Games
5 13 (2.44%) Advertising
6 6 (1.13%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.38%) Electronics
8 2 (0.38%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.19%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 123 (23.08%) DevOps Engineer
2 91 (17.07%) Developer
3 62 (11.63%) Linux Engineer
4 53 (9.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 48 (9.01%) PHP Developer
6 45 (8.44%) Platform Engineer
7 38 (7.13%) Architect
8 32 (6.00%) AWS Engineer
9 29 (5.44%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 28 (5.25%) Systems Engineer
11 27 (5.07%) Administrator
12 26 (4.88%) AWS DevOps
12 26 (4.88%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 26 (4.88%) Senior Developer
13 24 (4.50%) Linux Administrator
14 21 (3.94%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
14 21 (3.94%) Network Engineer
15 20 (3.75%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 20 (3.75%) Senior PHP Developer
16 19 (3.56%) Infrastructure Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (13.51%) CSS
2 58 (10.88%) Node.js
3 54 (10.13%) LAMP
4 37 (6.94%) HTML
5 30 (5.63%) jQuery
6 28 (5.25%) AngularJS
7 26 (4.88%) Symfony
8 25 (4.69%) JSON
8 25 (4.69%) Web Services
9 22 (4.13%) .NET
10 20 (3.75%) Ajax
11 18 (3.38%) Laravel
11 18 (3.38%) Spring
12 17 (3.19%) RESTful
13 16 (3.00%) Hibernate
14 15 (2.81%) CakePHP
15 11 (2.06%) Grails
15 11 (2.06%) RabbitMQ
16 9 (1.69%) Elastic Stack
16 9 (1.69%) React
Miscellaneous
1 34 (6.38%) Data Centre
2 26 (4.88%) Linux Command Line
3 22 (4.13%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (3.94%) User Experience
5 12 (2.25%) Clustering
6 11 (2.06%) Private Cloud
7 8 (1.50%) Public Cloud
7 8 (1.50%) Self-Motivation
8 7 (1.31%) Device Driver
8 7 (1.31%) Greenfield Project
9 5 (0.94%) Social Media
10 4 (0.75%) Algorithms
10 4 (0.75%) Computer Science
10 4 (0.75%) Replication
11 3 (0.56%) Embedded Systems
11 3 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.56%) Graphic Design
11 3 (0.56%) Microsoft Licensing
11 3 (0.56%) PlayStation
12 2 (0.38%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 168 (31.52%) Windows
2 100 (18.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 99 (18.57%) Unix
4 71 (13.32%) Windows Server
5 37 (6.94%) CentOS
6 26 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 23 (4.32%) Debian
8 19 (3.56%) Windows 7
9 12 (2.25%) Solaris
10 8 (1.50%) Ubuntu
11 7 (1.31%) AIX
11 7 (1.31%) Mac OS X
11 7 (1.31%) Windows 8
11 7 (1.31%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (1.13%) Windows 10
13 5 (0.94%) Android
13 5 (0.94%) HPUX
14 4 (0.75%) SUSE
15 3 (0.56%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (35.46%) DevOps
2 121 (22.70%) Agile Software Development
3 100 (18.76%) Configuration Management
4 76 (14.26%) Continuous Integration
5 72 (13.51%) MVC
6 64 (12.01%) ITIL
7 59 (11.07%) Problem-Solving
8 45 (8.44%) High Availability
9 41 (7.69%) Scrum
10 37 (6.94%) Open Source
11 33 (6.19%) Web Development
12 32 (6.00%) Deployment Automation
13 31 (5.82%) Test Automation
14 30 (5.63%) DSDM
14 30 (5.63%) RUP
15 29 (5.44%) Software Engineering
16 28 (5.25%) Mentoring
17 26 (4.88%) Release Management
17 26 (4.88%) SDLC
18 24 (4.50%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 133 (24.95%) Python
2 112 (21.01%) Ruby
3 105 (19.70%) SQL
4 100 (18.76%) Java
5 97 (18.20%) JavaScript
6 90 (16.89%) Bash Shell
7 82 (15.38%) PHP
8 64 (12.01%) Shell Script
9 37 (6.94%) C#
10 36 (6.75%) C++
11 26 (4.88%) Perl
12 25 (4.69%) PowerShell
13 23 (4.32%) C
14 21 (3.94%) PL/SQL
15 15 (2.81%) PHP 5
16 14 (2.63%) PHP 7
16 14 (2.63%) T-SQL
17 3 (0.56%) Kotlin
18 2 (0.38%) Bourne shell
18 2 (0.38%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 49 (9.19%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (4.69%) CCNA
3 24 (4.50%) Degree
4 18 (3.38%) MCSE
4 18 (3.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (2.63%) CCNP
6 9 (1.69%) CCIP
6 9 (1.69%) CCSP
7 8 (1.50%) AWS Certification
8 6 (1.13%) Network+ Certification
9 4 (0.75%) MCP
9 4 (0.75%) MCSA
10 3 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.56%) Security Cleared
11 2 (0.38%) CCDA
11 2 (0.38%) ISEB
11 2 (0.38%) OCP
11 2 (0.38%) Oracle Certification
11 2 (0.38%) SC Cleared
12 1 (0.19%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.06%) SLA
2 7 (1.31%) GDPR
3 3 (0.56%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.56%) GCP
3 3 (0.56%) QA
4 2 (0.38%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (0.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 82 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 79 (14.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 68 (12.76%) Docker
4 35 (6.57%) Hyper-V
5 21 (3.94%) Virtual Machines
5 21 (3.94%) vSphere
6 20 (3.75%) VMware ESXi
6 20 (3.75%) XenApp
7 16 (3.00%) XenServer
8 13 (2.44%) Virtual Servers
9 8 (1.50%) XenDesktop
10 6 (1.13%) Xen
11 5 (0.94%) Firmware
11 5 (0.94%) VirtualBox
12 4 (0.75%) KVM
13 3 (0.56%) Samba
13 3 (0.56%) Terminal Services
14 2 (0.38%) iptables
14 2 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
14 2 (0.38%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 126 (23.64%) Opscode Chef
2 123 (23.08%) Puppet
3 97 (18.20%) Ansible
4 48 (9.01%) Terraform
5 37 (6.94%) Cobbler
6 28 (5.25%) Packer
7 27 (5.07%) Kubernetes
8 26 (4.88%) SmoothWall
8 26 (4.88%) Tivoli
9 22 (4.13%) SCCM
10 18 (3.38%) Nagios
11 15 (2.81%) SCOM
12 13 (2.44%) Salt
13 10 (1.88%) Failover Clustering
13 10 (1.88%) FortiGate
13 10 (1.88%) SCDPM
14 6 (1.13%) Docker Swarm
14 6 (1.13%) logstash
14 6 (1.13%) WSUS
15 5 (0.94%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 135 (25.33%) VMware
2 96 (18.01%) Red Hat
3 94 (17.64%) Microsoft
4 91 (17.07%) Oracle
5 77 (14.45%) Google
6 70 (13.13%) Cisco
7 25 (4.69%) Zend
8 22 (4.13%) EnterpriseDB
8 22 (4.13%) SaltStack
9 19 (3.56%) Citrix
10 16 (3.00%) Twitter
11 15 (2.81%) F5
11 15 (2.81%) New Relic
11 15 (2.81%) Palo Alto
12 13 (2.44%) HP
13 11 (2.06%) Remedy
13 11 (2.06%) Trend Micro
14 10 (1.88%) Meraki
15 9 (1.69%) Apple
16 8 (1.50%) NetApp