Period
to 24 May 2019

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 24 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 30 27 23
Rank change year-on-year -3 -4 -6
Permanent jobs citing Linux 327 528 580
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 7.16% 7.93% 8.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.82% 42.48% 40.14%
Number of salaries quoted 295 460 482
West Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,516
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +1.09% +4.74%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £65,250 £65,000 £65,900
Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +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 888 1,243 1,445
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 19.45% 18.67% 20.58%
Number of salaries quoted 783 1,111 1,222
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -2.60%
10th Percentile £23,000 £24,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -

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 24 May 2019.

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 24 May 2019. 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 -6 249 £50,000 +5.26% 23
Bradford -8 31 £38,750 +3.33% 4
Halifax +8 24 £45,000 +25.00%
Sowerby Bridge - 6 £39,700 -
Huddersfield -6 3 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Wakefield -14 1 £32,000 -20.00% 7
Linux
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 May 2019, 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.

1 124 (37.92%) Windows
2 119 (36.39%) DevOps
3 109 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 94 (28.75%) Amazon AWS
5 92 (28.13%) Python
6 89 (27.22%) SQL
7 87 (26.61%) Microsoft
8 86 (26.30%) Agile Software Development
9 68 (20.80%) Bash Shell
10 66 (20.18%) Firewall
11 65 (19.88%) Unix
12 62 (18.96%) VMware
13 61 (18.65%) Problem-Solving
14 60 (18.35%) Active Directory
15 59 (18.04%) Puppet
16 58 (17.74%) Ansible
17 55 (16.82%) JavaScript
18 54 (16.51%) Docker
19 51 (15.60%) Jenkins
19 51 (15.60%) Configuration Management
20 49 (14.98%) Opscode Chef
21 46 (14.07%) Cisco
22 45 (13.76%) Software Engineering
23 44 (13.46%) Scrum
23 44 (13.46%) Finance
23 44 (13.46%) Windows Server
24 43 (13.15%) SQL Server
24 43 (13.15%) Continuous Integration
25 42 (12.84%) Ruby
26 41 (12.54%) Git (software)

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 28 (8.56%) IIS
2 20 (6.12%) SharePoint
3 16 (4.89%) Elasticsearch
4 11 (3.36%) MS Exchange
4 11 (3.36%) SharePoint 2013
5 9 (2.75%) Apache Spark
5 9 (2.75%) Skype for Business
6 8 (2.45%) WordPress
7 7 (2.14%) Apache
8 6 (1.83%) nginx
8 6 (1.83%) OpenEdge
9 5 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.31%) CMS
11 1 (0.31%) JBoss
11 1 (0.31%) lighttpd
11 1 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.31%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.31%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (1.83%) Photoshop
2 5 (1.53%) Chatbot
2 5 (1.53%) Sketch
3 3 (0.92%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.53%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 109 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 94 (28.75%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (9.79%) PaaS
4 29 (8.87%) Office 365
5 28 (8.56%) IaaS
6 27 (8.26%) Google Cloud Platform
7 17 (5.20%) AWS CloudFormation
8 12 (3.67%) Amazon EC2
8 12 (3.67%) Azure Active Directory
8 12 (3.67%) Azure Stack
8 12 (3.67%) IBM Cloud
8 12 (3.67%) SaaS
9 10 (3.06%) GitHub
10 7 (2.14%) Serverless
11 6 (1.83%) Amazon ELB
11 6 (1.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 5 (1.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 5 (1.53%) DigitalOcean
12 5 (1.53%) OpenShift
13 4 (1.22%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 66 (20.18%) Firewall
2 37 (11.31%) WAN
3 28 (8.56%) VPN
4 27 (8.26%) DNS
5 24 (7.34%) LAN
6 21 (6.42%) SAN
7 17 (5.20%) Cisco Firepower
8 15 (4.59%) VLAN
9 13 (3.98%) Network Security
10 11 (3.36%) DHCP
11 9 (2.75%) Cisco IOS
11 9 (2.75%) HSRP
11 9 (2.75%) WLAN
12 7 (2.14%) Internet
12 7 (2.14%) VoIP
13 6 (1.83%) MPLS
13 6 (1.83%) OSPF
13 6 (1.83%) TCP/IP
14 5 (1.53%) NetScaler
14 5 (1.53%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (13.15%) SQL Server
2 31 (9.48%) MySQL
3 22 (6.73%) PostgreSQL
4 17 (5.20%) NoSQL
5 16 (4.89%) Relational Database
6 12 (3.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (3.36%) Big Data
8 9 (2.75%) Apache Hive
8 9 (2.75%) Hadoop
8 9 (2.75%) MongoDB
9 8 (2.45%) Redis
10 7 (2.14%) Amazon RDS
10 7 (2.14%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (1.83%) Riak
11 6 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (1.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 4 (1.22%) InfluxDB
14 3 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (0.92%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 51 (15.60%) Jenkins
2 41 (12.54%) Git (software)
3 21 (6.42%) Subversion
4 15 (4.59%) GitLab
5 13 (3.98%) CircleCI
6 9 (2.75%) TeamCity
7 8 (2.45%) Codeship
7 8 (2.45%) Visual Studio Team System
8 7 (2.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (1.83%) Mercurial
10 5 (1.53%) Bitbucket
10 5 (1.53%) JUnit
10 5 (1.53%) Travis CI
11 4 (1.22%) Octopus Deploy
12 3 (0.92%) JIRA
12 3 (0.92%) Mockito
12 3 (0.92%) MSI
12 3 (0.92%) Selenium
12 3 (0.92%) Sonatype Nexus
12 3 (0.92%) WiX
General
1 44 (13.46%) Finance
2 16 (4.89%) Retail
3 15 (4.59%) Banking
4 13 (3.98%) Electronics
5 11 (3.36%) Legal
6 6 (1.83%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.53%) Law
8 4 (1.22%) Marketing
9 3 (0.92%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.61%) Automotive
11 1 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 61 (18.65%) DevOps Engineer
2 51 (15.60%) Cloud Engineer
3 50 (15.29%) Developer
4 47 (14.37%) Linux Engineer
5 41 (12.54%) Software Engineer
6 34 (10.40%) AWS Engineer
7 28 (8.56%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 28 (8.56%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 27 (8.26%) Platform Engineer
9 24 (7.34%) AWS DevOps
9 24 (7.34%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 23 (7.03%) Security Engineer
11 22 (6.73%) Embedded Engineer
11 22 (6.73%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 20 (6.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 19 (5.81%) C++ Software Engineer
14 18 (5.50%) Analyst
14 18 (5.50%) Infrastructure Specialist
15 15 (4.59%) Administrator
15 15 (4.59%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (8.56%) CSS
1 28 (8.56%) HTML
2 16 (4.89%) Web Services
3 14 (4.28%) Elastic Stack
4 13 (3.98%) Kafka
4 13 (3.98%) LDAP
4 13 (3.98%) REST
5 11 (3.36%) HTML5
6 10 (3.06%) Laravel
6 10 (3.06%) Node.js
7 9 (2.75%) Spring
7 9 (2.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 8 (2.45%) CSS3
8 8 (2.45%) RESTful
9 6 (1.83%) RabbitMQ
10 5 (1.53%) AngularJS
10 5 (1.53%) jQuery
10 5 (1.53%) Spring Boot
10 5 (1.53%) Symfony
10 5 (1.53%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 33 (10.09%) Data Centre
2 29 (8.87%) Hybrid Cloud
3 27 (8.26%) Public Cloud
4 15 (4.59%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (4.59%) Enterprise Software
5 14 (4.28%) Fintech
6 13 (3.98%) Linux Command Line
7 11 (3.36%) Self-Motivation
8 9 (2.75%) Clustering
8 9 (2.75%) Replication
9 8 (2.45%) User Experience
10 7 (2.14%) Data Structures
11 6 (1.83%) Management Information System
12 5 (1.53%) Enterprise Storage
12 5 (1.53%) NHS
12 5 (1.53%) Private Cloud
13 4 (1.22%) Driving Licence
13 4 (1.22%) Mobile App
14 3 (0.92%) Device Driver
14 3 (0.92%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 124 (37.92%) Windows
2 65 (19.88%) Unix
3 44 (13.46%) Windows Server
4 19 (5.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (4.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (3.36%) Solaris
7 10 (3.06%) Mac OS
8 9 (2.75%) Android
8 9 (2.75%) Embedded Linux
9 7 (2.14%) Ubuntu
10 5 (1.53%) Windows Embedded Compact
11 3 (0.92%) AIX
11 3 (0.92%) zOS
12 2 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.31%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (36.39%) DevOps
2 86 (26.30%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (18.65%) Problem-Solving
4 51 (15.60%) Configuration Management
5 45 (13.76%) Software Engineering
6 44 (13.46%) Scrum
7 43 (13.15%) Continuous Integration
8 41 (12.54%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 40 (12.23%) Open Source
10 33 (10.09%) Mentoring
11 24 (7.34%) Disaster Recovery
11 24 (7.34%) E-Commerce
11 24 (7.34%) Network Virtualisation
12 23 (7.03%) Deployment Automation
12 23 (7.03%) Migration
13 19 (5.81%) Coaching
13 19 (5.81%) Microservices
14 18 (5.50%) High Availability
14 18 (5.50%) Infrastructure as Code
15 17 (5.20%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 92 (28.13%) Python
2 89 (27.22%) SQL
3 68 (20.80%) Bash Shell
4 55 (16.82%) JavaScript
5 42 (12.84%) Ruby
6 38 (11.62%) Java
7 32 (9.79%) Shell Script
8 31 (9.48%) C++
9 28 (8.56%) PHP
10 24 (7.34%) PowerShell
11 21 (6.42%) Perl
12 20 (6.12%) C
13 14 (4.28%) C#
14 12 (3.67%) Groovy
15 8 (2.45%) PHP 5
16 7 (2.14%) Go
17 5 (1.53%) Kotlin
18 4 (1.22%) T-SQL
19 2 (0.61%) Embedded C++
20 1 (0.31%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 21 (6.42%) Degree
2 17 (5.20%) CCSA
2 17 (5.20%) CCSE
3 12 (3.67%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (3.36%) Security Cleared
5 10 (3.06%) SC Cleared
6 9 (2.75%) Check Point Certification
7 8 (2.45%) CCNP
8 7 (2.14%) CCNA
9 5 (1.53%) AWS Certification
10 4 (1.22%) Computer Science Degree
10 4 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.92%) RHCE
11 3 (0.92%) RHCSA
12 2 (0.61%) CISA
12 2 (0.61%) CISSP
12 2 (0.61%) QiCA
12 2 (0.61%) SSCP
12 2 (0.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (0.31%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.14%) GDPR
2 2 (0.61%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.61%) QA
2 2 (0.61%) SLA
3 1 (0.31%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.31%) ISO 26262
3 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.31%) MISRA
System Software
1 60 (18.35%) Active Directory
2 54 (16.51%) Docker
3 29 (8.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (6.42%) Hyper-V
5 16 (4.89%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (1.83%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 6 (1.83%) vSphere
7 5 (1.53%) Firmware
7 5 (1.53%) XenApp
8 4 (1.22%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (0.92%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 59 (18.04%) Puppet
2 58 (17.74%) Ansible
3 49 (14.98%) Opscode Chef
4 40 (12.23%) Kubernetes
5 32 (9.79%) Terraform
6 16 (4.89%) Cobbler
6 16 (4.89%) SCCM
6 16 (4.89%) Tivoli
7 9 (2.75%) WSUS
8 8 (2.45%) CFEngine
8 8 (2.45%) Grafana
8 8 (2.45%) Nagios
9 6 (1.83%) Consul
9 6 (1.83%) Packer
10 5 (1.53%) Kibana
10 5 (1.53%) logstash
10 5 (1.53%) SCOrch
11 4 (1.22%) Docker Swarm
11 4 (1.22%) Prometheus
11 4 (1.22%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 87 (26.61%) Microsoft
2 62 (18.96%) VMware
3 46 (14.07%) Cisco
4 35 (10.70%) Oracle
5 31 (9.48%) Juniper
6 26 (7.95%) Google
7 20 (6.12%) CheckPoint
8 17 (5.20%) Fortinet
8 17 (5.20%) Palo Alto
9 16 (4.89%) EnterpriseDB
10 12 (3.67%) IBM
11 11 (3.36%) Veeam
12 10 (3.06%) Red Hat
13 9 (2.75%) Zend
14 8 (2.45%) Atlassian
15 7 (2.14%) EMC
16 6 (1.83%) Citrix
16 6 (1.83%) F5
17 5 (1.53%) AppDynamics
17 5 (1.53%) PayPal