Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 18 27
Rank change year-on-year -8 +9 -9
Permanent jobs citing Linux 493 652 609
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 8.01% 9.38% 7.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.24% 43.35% 35.18%
Number of salaries quoted 433 530 480
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,625
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.77% -9.72%
10th Percentile £30,650 £29,000 £28,975
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £61,250
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% -1.22%

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 1,225 1,504 1,731
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 19.92% 21.63% 21.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1,077 1,246 1,420
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -2.60%
10th Percentile £22,750 £22,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £55,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,875
% change year-on-year +6.67% +1.69% -1.67%

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 -8 383 £46,000 +2.22% 63
Bradford 0 52 £37,500 +4.17% 4
Halifax +36 26 £45,000 +95.65% 3
Wakefield -10 14 £25,000 -44.44% 4
Huddersfield +3 6 £29,250 -16.43%
Bingley - 4 £36,500 - 1
Elland 0 2 £27,500 -15.38%
Pontefract +9 1 £37,500 +25.00% 2
Keighley -3 1 £24,500 -30.00% 1
Pudsey - 1 £21,250 - 1
Linux
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 August 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.

1 171 (34.69%) DevOps
2 165 (33.47%) Amazon AWS
3 164 (33.27%) Python
4 146 (29.61%) Windows
5 124 (25.15%) Puppet
6 119 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
7 116 (23.53%) SQL
8 112 (22.72%) Unix
9 108 (21.91%) VMware
10 104 (21.10%) Ansible
11 94 (19.07%) Bash Shell
12 92 (18.66%) Ruby
13 90 (18.26%) Java
14 88 (17.85%) Configuration Management
14 88 (17.85%) Git (software)
15 87 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
15 87 (17.65%) Microsoft
16 85 (17.24%) Opscode Chef
17 83 (16.84%) Docker
17 83 (16.84%) Active Directory
18 82 (16.63%) Jenkins
19 74 (15.01%) Oracle
20 71 (14.40%) JavaScript
21 66 (13.39%) Continuous Integration
22 64 (12.98%) PHP
22 64 (12.98%) Red Hat
23 60 (12.17%) MySQL
24 59 (11.97%) VMware Infrastructure
24 59 (11.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 59 (11.97%) 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 34 (6.90%) Apache
2 28 (5.68%) WebLogic
3 27 (5.48%) Tomcat
4 26 (5.27%) OpenStack
5 23 (4.67%) CloudStack
6 22 (4.46%) WebSphere
7 20 (4.06%) JBoss
8 16 (3.25%) Elasticsearch
8 16 (3.25%) IIS
9 14 (2.84%) SharePoint
10 13 (2.64%) MS Exchange
11 11 (2.23%) Confluence
12 8 (1.62%) Apache Spark
12 8 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2013
12 8 (1.62%) Moodle
13 7 (1.42%) nginx
13 7 (1.42%) SAS
14 6 (1.22%) Apache Solr
14 6 (1.22%) CMS
15 5 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 16 (3.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (2.64%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (2.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.20%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.20%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 165 (33.47%) Amazon AWS
2 87 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (7.51%) Office 365
4 25 (5.07%) Amazon EC2
5 24 (4.87%) AWS CloudFormation
6 22 (4.46%) Amazon S3
7 20 (4.06%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 16 (3.25%) GitHub
8 16 (3.25%) Serverless
9 15 (3.04%) SaaS
10 12 (2.43%) Azure Active Directory
11 11 (2.23%) Amazon SQS
11 11 (2.23%) AWS Lambda
12 10 (2.03%) Amazon ELB
13 8 (1.62%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 8 (1.62%) Google Cloud Platform
14 6 (1.22%) CloudFront
14 6 (1.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 5 (1.01%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 5 (1.01%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 42 (8.52%) Firewall
2 35 (7.10%) SAN
3 25 (5.07%) DNS
4 22 (4.46%) HTTP
5 20 (4.06%) TCP/IP
6 19 (3.85%) VPN
7 18 (3.65%) DHCP
7 18 (3.65%) VLAN
8 16 (3.25%) WAN
9 13 (2.64%) HTTPS
9 13 (2.64%) Network Security
10 12 (2.43%) Internet
11 11 (2.23%) NAS
12 10 (2.03%) LAN
13 9 (1.83%) MPLS
13 9 (1.83%) SSL
14 8 (1.62%) Intranet
14 8 (1.62%) Reverse Proxy
14 8 (1.62%) VoIP
14 8 (1.62%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (12.17%) MySQL
2 31 (6.29%) SQL Server
3 27 (5.48%) NoSQL
4 25 (5.07%) Oracle Database
5 22 (4.46%) Amazon RDS
6 13 (2.64%) Hadoop
7 12 (2.43%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (2.23%) Big Data
9 10 (2.03%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (1.62%) MongoDB
10 8 (1.62%) Redis
10 8 (1.62%) Relational Database
10 8 (1.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (1.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (1.22%) Apache Hive
13 5 (1.01%) Amazon Aurora
14 4 (0.81%) Amazon Redshift
14 4 (0.81%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 88 (17.85%) Git (software)
2 82 (16.63%) Jenkins
3 22 (4.46%) TeamCity
4 19 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 17 (3.45%) Subversion
6 16 (3.25%) JIRA
7 12 (2.43%) Octopus Deploy
8 11 (2.23%) JUnit
8 11 (2.23%) Sonatype Nexus
9 9 (1.83%) Maven
10 8 (1.62%) Vagrant
11 7 (1.42%) Bitbucket
11 7 (1.42%) Rational Performance Tester
11 7 (1.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 6 (1.22%) LoadRunner
12 6 (1.22%) LoadUI
13 5 (1.01%) Cucumber
13 5 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
14 4 (0.81%) Ant
14 4 (0.81%) Selenium
General
1 53 (10.75%) Finance
2 35 (7.10%) Marketing
3 34 (6.90%) Telecoms
4 30 (6.09%) Retail
5 8 (1.62%) Electronics
6 7 (1.42%) Games
7 5 (1.01%) Advertising
8 3 (0.61%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.41%) Back Office
10 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 102 (20.69%) DevOps Engineer
2 71 (14.40%) Linux Engineer
3 64 (12.98%) Developer
4 45 (9.13%) Platform Engineer
5 37 (7.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 36 (7.30%) AWS Engineer
7 35 (7.10%) Architect
7 35 (7.10%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 30 (6.09%) Software Engineer
9 28 (5.68%) AWS DevOps
9 28 (5.68%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 28 (5.68%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 24 (4.87%) Senior Developer
11 23 (4.67%) Administrator
12 22 (4.46%) PHP Developer
13 20 (4.06%) Systems Administrator
14 19 (3.85%) Linux Administrator
14 19 (3.85%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 19 (3.85%) Team Leader
15 18 (3.65%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (8.92%) Node.js
2 36 (7.30%) CSS
3 28 (5.68%) HTML
4 25 (5.07%) jQuery
5 24 (4.87%) RESTful
6 21 (4.26%) Web Services
7 20 (4.06%) Ajax
7 20 (4.06%) LAMP
8 14 (2.84%) Elastic Stack
8 14 (2.84%) Spring
9 13 (2.64%) .NET
9 13 (2.64%) JSON
10 12 (2.43%) Hibernate
11 11 (2.23%) AngularJS
12 10 (2.03%) HTML5
12 10 (2.03%) Socket.IO
13 9 (1.83%) Grails
14 8 (1.62%) Kafka
14 8 (1.62%) SOAP
15 7 (1.42%) React
Miscellaneous
1 29 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 27 (5.48%) Linux Command Line
3 21 (4.26%) Computer Science
4 20 (4.06%) Greenfield Project
5 12 (2.43%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (2.43%) Private Cloud
6 11 (2.23%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (1.83%) User Experience
8 5 (1.01%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.01%) Public Cloud
8 5 (1.01%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (0.81%) Cloud Native
9 4 (0.81%) Clustering
9 4 (0.81%) Device Driver
9 4 (0.81%) Digital TV
10 3 (0.61%) Algorithms
10 3 (0.61%) Embedded Systems
11 2 (0.41%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (0.41%) Over-the-Top Content
11 2 (0.41%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 146 (29.61%) Windows
2 112 (22.72%) Unix
3 59 (11.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 59 (11.97%) Windows Server
4 28 (5.68%) CentOS
5 17 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (2.64%) AIX
6 13 (2.64%) Windows 7
7 12 (2.43%) Ubuntu
8 10 (2.03%) Solaris
9 9 (1.83%) Android
9 9 (1.83%) Debian
10 7 (1.42%) Embedded Linux
11 4 (0.81%) HPUX
12 3 (0.61%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.61%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.41%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.41%) SUSE
13 2 (0.41%) VMS
14 1 (0.20%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (34.69%) DevOps
2 119 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
3 88 (17.85%) Configuration Management
4 66 (13.39%) Continuous Integration
5 56 (11.36%) ITIL
6 46 (9.33%) Problem-Solving
7 44 (8.92%) Software Engineering
8 42 (8.52%) Scrum
9 41 (8.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 40 (8.11%) MVC
11 38 (7.71%) High Availability
12 33 (6.69%) Deployment Automation
13 32 (6.49%) DSDM
13 32 (6.49%) RUP
13 32 (6.49%) Test Automation
14 29 (5.88%) Open Source
15 27 (5.48%) Root Cause Analysis
16 26 (5.27%) E-Commerce
17 22 (4.46%) Continuous Delivery
18 20 (4.06%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 164 (33.27%) Python
2 116 (23.53%) SQL
3 94 (19.07%) Bash Shell
4 92 (18.66%) Ruby
5 90 (18.26%) Java
6 71 (14.40%) JavaScript
7 64 (12.98%) PHP
8 53 (10.75%) Shell Script
9 37 (7.51%) C++
10 33 (6.69%) C#
10 33 (6.69%) Perl
11 26 (5.27%) C
12 23 (4.67%) PowerShell
13 19 (3.85%) PL/SQL
14 16 (3.25%) Go
15 10 (2.03%) ES6
16 9 (1.83%) Java 8
17 8 (1.62%) Java 9
18 7 (1.42%) T-SQL
19 6 (1.22%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 34 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (6.69%) Degree
3 16 (3.25%) CCNA
4 11 (2.23%) CCNP
4 11 (2.23%) Computer Science Degree
4 11 (2.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (2.03%) MCSE
6 9 (1.83%) AWS Certification
7 7 (1.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 6 (1.22%) Network+ Certification
9 4 (0.81%) CCIP
9 4 (0.81%) CCSP
10 3 (0.61%) MCSA
10 3 (0.61%) Security Cleared
11 2 (0.41%) CCDA
11 2 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.41%) SC Cleared
12 1 (0.20%) ISEB
12 1 (0.20%) OCP
12 1 (0.20%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.03%) GDPR
1 10 (2.03%) SLA
2 8 (1.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.42%) QA
4 6 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (0.41%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.41%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.41%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.41%) PMO
6 1 (0.20%) GCP
System Software
1 83 (16.84%) Active Directory
1 83 (16.84%) Docker
2 59 (11.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (4.67%) Hyper-V
4 21 (4.26%) vSphere
5 18 (3.65%) VMware ESXi
6 16 (3.25%) XenServer
7 14 (2.84%) Virtual Servers
8 12 (2.43%) Virtual Machines
9 11 (2.23%) Xen
10 9 (1.83%) XenApp
11 5 (1.01%) Firmware
12 4 (0.81%) HDFS
13 1 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.20%) Varnish
13 1 (0.20%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 124 (25.15%) Puppet
2 104 (21.10%) Ansible
3 85 (17.24%) Opscode Chef
4 43 (8.72%) Terraform
5 39 (7.91%) Cobbler
6 25 (5.07%) Tivoli
6 25 (5.07%) ZABBIX
7 19 (3.85%) SCCM
8 18 (3.65%) Cacti
8 18 (3.65%) Munin
9 16 (3.25%) Kubernetes
10 13 (2.64%) Nagios
11 12 (2.43%) Packer
12 10 (2.03%) Prometheus
12 10 (2.03%) SmoothWall
13 9 (1.83%) Red Hat Satellite
13 9 (1.83%) SCDPM
13 9 (1.83%) SCOM
14 7 (1.42%) Rancher
14 7 (1.42%) Xymon
Vendors
1 108 (21.91%) VMware
2 87 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 74 (15.01%) Oracle
4 64 (12.98%) Red Hat
5 58 (11.76%) Google
6 40 (8.11%) Cisco
7 25 (5.07%) EnterpriseDB
8 22 (4.46%) SaltStack
9 14 (2.84%) New Relic
9 14 (2.84%) Twitter
10 12 (2.43%) Citrix
10 12 (2.43%) EMC
10 12 (2.43%) HP
11 11 (2.23%) Remedy
12 10 (2.03%) IBM
12 10 (2.03%) Splunk
12 10 (2.03%) Trend Micro
13 9 (1.83%) F5
14 8 (1.62%) Blackboard
15 7 (1.42%) Apigee