Period
to 12 July 2020

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 12 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
12 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 31 27 25
Rank change year-on-year -4 -2 -8
Permanent jobs citing Linux 171 350 548
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 6.60% 7.69% 8.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.77% 38.38% 42.58%
Number of salaries quoted 181 331 512
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +16.28% -4.44%
10th Percentile £34,250 £33,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £63,750 £65,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +10.47% +1.18%

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 478 912 1,287
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 18.44% 20.03% 19.36%
Number of salaries quoted 407 799 1,132
Median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,050 £23,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £64,700 £59,000 £61,250
Yorkshire median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +6.67%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing Linux as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in West Yorkshire

Linux
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Linux in West Yorkshire.

Salary trend for Linux in West Yorkshire

Linux
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Linux in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 12 July 2020.

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 12 July 2020. 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 -5 130 £55,000 +10.00% 13
Bradford +4 20 £50,000 +7.53% 2
Wakefield +18 3 £130,000 +306.25% 1
Sowerby Bridge +4 3 £50,125 +26.26%
Hebden Bridge - 3 £50,000 -
Cleckheaton - 1 £27,500 -
Elland - 1 £40,000 -
Pontefract - 1 £42,500 -
Linux
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 12 July 2020, 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 73 (42.69%) Python
2 64 (37.43%) Docker
3 61 (35.67%) AWS
4 54 (31.58%) DevOps
4 54 (31.58%) Windows
5 49 (28.65%) Opscode Chef
6 48 (28.07%) Ansible
7 47 (27.49%) Agile Software Development
8 45 (26.32%) Configuration Management
8 45 (26.32%) Bash Shell
9 44 (25.73%) Puppet
10 41 (23.98%) Kubernetes
11 38 (22.22%) Terraform
11 38 (22.22%) SQL
12 37 (21.64%) Git (software)
13 35 (20.47%) Azure
14 34 (19.88%) Jenkins
15 30 (17.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 30 (17.54%) Red Hat
16 29 (16.96%) MySQL
17 28 (16.37%) VMware
18 27 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
19 26 (15.20%) PHP
20 25 (14.62%) Data Centre
21 24 (14.04%) Finance
22 23 (13.45%) Oracle
23 22 (12.87%) Scrum
24 21 (12.28%) Information Security
24 21 (12.28%) VMware Infrastructure
24 21 (12.28%) JIRA

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 17 (9.94%) OpenStack
2 15 (8.77%) Confluence
3 8 (4.68%) Apache
4 7 (4.09%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 7 (4.09%) WebLogic
5 4 (2.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (1.75%) IIS
6 3 (1.75%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.75%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.17%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.58%) CICS
8 1 (0.58%) Mule
8 1 (0.58%) Mule ESB
8 1 (0.58%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.58%) nginx
8 1 (0.58%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 61 (35.67%) AWS
2 35 (20.47%) Azure
3 11 (6.43%) AWS CloudFormation
3 11 (6.43%) IaaS
3 11 (6.43%) Office 365
4 8 (4.68%) AWS Lambda
4 8 (4.68%) Serverless
5 6 (3.51%) OpenShift
6 5 (2.92%) PaaS
7 4 (2.34%) Amazon S3
7 4 (2.34%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (2.34%) GCP
8 3 (1.75%) NuGet
9 2 (1.17%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (1.17%) Amazon ECS
9 2 (1.17%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (1.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 2 (1.17%) CloudFront
9 2 (1.17%) SaaS
9 2 (1.17%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.85%) TCP/IP
2 9 (5.26%) HTTP
3 8 (4.68%) SSL
4 7 (4.09%) Firewall
4 7 (4.09%) VPN
5 5 (2.92%) DHCP
5 5 (2.92%) WAN
6 4 (2.34%) Asterisk PBX
6 4 (2.34%) Broadband
6 4 (2.34%) IPv6
6 4 (2.34%) LAN
6 4 (2.34%) PBX
6 4 (2.34%) SMPP
6 4 (2.34%) SMS
7 3 (1.75%) Network Security
7 3 (1.75%) RTP
7 3 (1.75%) Software-Defined Networking
8 2 (1.17%) CTI
8 2 (1.17%) DNS
8 2 (1.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (16.96%) MySQL
2 18 (10.53%) SQL Server
3 12 (7.02%) MariaDB
4 9 (5.26%) NoSQL
5 6 (3.51%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (2.92%) Amazon RDS
6 5 (2.92%) Big Data
6 5 (2.92%) MongoDB
7 4 (2.34%) Apache Hive
7 4 (2.34%) Hadoop
7 4 (2.34%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.75%) Oracle ODI
9 2 (1.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (1.17%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (1.17%) HBase
9 2 (1.17%) Sqoop
10 1 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.58%) MS Access
10 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.58%) Redis
Development Applications
1 37 (21.64%) Git (software)
2 34 (19.88%) Jenkins
3 21 (12.28%) JIRA
4 14 (8.19%) Bitbucket
5 11 (6.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 8 (4.68%) TeamCity
7 7 (4.09%) Vagrant
8 6 (3.51%) Oracle Forms
9 5 (2.92%) Octopus Deploy
9 5 (2.92%) Subversion
10 4 (2.34%) Sonatype Nexus
11 3 (1.75%) Burp Suite
11 3 (1.75%) GitLab
11 3 (1.75%) NUnit
11 3 (1.75%) SonarQube
11 3 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (1.17%) Robot Framework
13 1 (0.58%) Cucumber
13 1 (0.58%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (14.04%) Finance
2 10 (5.85%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.51%) Banking
4 3 (1.75%) Electronics
4 3 (1.75%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.17%) Automotive
6 1 (0.58%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.58%) Games
6 1 (0.58%) Law
6 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.58%) Marketing
6 1 (0.58%) Public Sector
6 1 (0.58%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (19.30%) DevOps Engineer
2 28 (16.37%) Platform Engineer
3 20 (11.70%) Linux Engineer
4 19 (11.11%) AWS Engineer
5 18 (10.53%) Cloud Engineer
5 18 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
6 17 (9.94%) Administrator
7 15 (8.77%) Automation Engineer
8 14 (8.19%) Developer
9 12 (7.02%) Linux Administrator
9 12 (7.02%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 10 (5.85%) AWS DevOps
10 10 (5.85%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 10 (5.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 9 (5.26%) Analyst
11 9 (5.26%) Architect
12 8 (4.68%) Software Engineer
13 6 (3.51%) Security Engineer
14 5 (2.92%) Solutions Architect
15 4 (2.34%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (9.94%) LAMP
2 16 (9.36%) Web Services
3 15 (8.77%) CSS
4 14 (8.19%) Middleware
5 13 (7.60%) .NET
6 12 (7.02%) YAML
7 10 (5.85%) HTML
8 8 (4.68%) Elastic Stack
9 7 (4.09%) ASP.NET
10 5 (2.92%) .NET Core
10 5 (2.92%) CSS3
10 5 (2.92%) GStreamer
10 5 (2.92%) KnockoutJS
11 4 (2.34%) Kafka
11 4 (2.34%) RESTful
11 4 (2.34%) XML
12 3 (1.75%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (1.75%) Laravel
12 3 (1.75%) SignalR
12 3 (1.75%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 25 (14.62%) Data Centre
2 10 (5.85%) Public Cloud
3 8 (4.68%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.68%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (3.51%) Private Cloud
5 5 (2.92%) Algorithms
5 5 (2.92%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.34%) STB
7 3 (1.75%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (1.17%) Cloud Native
8 2 (1.17%) Device Driver
8 2 (1.17%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.17%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.17%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.17%) SCADA
8 2 (1.17%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.58%) Clustering
9 1 (0.58%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.58%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 54 (31.58%) Windows
2 30 (17.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 20 (11.70%) Windows Server
4 19 (11.11%) CentOS
5 16 (9.36%) Mac OS
5 16 (9.36%) Ubuntu
6 14 (8.19%) Unix
7 11 (6.43%) FreeBSD
7 11 (6.43%) FreeNAS
8 10 (5.85%) Debian
8 10 (5.85%) HPUX
9 8 (4.68%) Android
10 6 (3.51%) Apple iOS
11 4 (2.34%) Embedded Linux
12 3 (1.75%) Kali Linux
13 1 (0.58%) Solaris
13 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (31.58%) DevOps
2 47 (27.49%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (26.32%) Configuration Management
4 27 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (12.87%) Scrum
6 21 (12.28%) Information Security
7 18 (10.53%) Software Engineering
8 17 (9.94%) Infrastructure Management
8 17 (9.94%) Problem-Solving
9 15 (8.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 14 (8.19%) Continuous Delivery
11 12 (7.02%) Deployment Automation
12 11 (6.43%) Continuous Improvement
12 11 (6.43%) Software Delivery
13 10 (5.85%) Capacity Management
13 10 (5.85%) ITIL
13 10 (5.85%) Performance Management
13 10 (5.85%) Performance Monitoring
13 10 (5.85%) Tech Ops
14 9 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 73 (42.69%) Python
2 45 (26.32%) Bash Shell
3 38 (22.22%) SQL
4 26 (15.20%) PHP
5 21 (12.28%) C#
6 20 (11.70%) Ruby
7 19 (11.11%) Java
7 19 (11.11%) JavaScript
7 19 (11.11%) PowerShell
8 16 (9.36%) C++
9 13 (7.60%) C
10 8 (4.68%) Shell Script
11 4 (2.34%) COBOL
11 4 (2.34%) TypeScript
12 3 (1.75%) Perl
13 2 (1.17%) Embedded C
13 2 (1.17%) Embedded C++
13 2 (1.17%) Go
13 2 (1.17%) Java 8
14 1 (0.58%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 6 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (2.92%) Degree
3 3 (1.75%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 3 (1.75%) CCIE
3 3 (1.75%) CEH
3 3 (1.75%) CISA
3 3 (1.75%) CISM
3 3 (1.75%) CITP
3 3 (1.75%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.75%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.17%) AWS Certification
4 2 (1.17%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.58%) MCSD
5 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.58%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.92%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.34%) QA
3 3 (1.75%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.58%) GDPR
4 1 (0.58%) Government Security Classifications
4 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.58%) NCSC
System Software
1 64 (37.43%) Docker
2 21 (12.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (7.02%) Active Directory
4 11 (6.43%) KVM
5 3 (1.75%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.75%) vSphere
6 2 (1.17%) HDFS
6 2 (1.17%) XenApp
7 1 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.58%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 49 (28.65%) Opscode Chef
2 48 (28.07%) Ansible
3 44 (25.73%) Puppet
4 41 (23.98%) Kubernetes
5 38 (22.22%) Terraform
6 11 (6.43%) Proxmox
7 6 (3.51%) ZABBIX
8 5 (2.92%) Grafana
8 5 (2.92%) Rancher
9 4 (2.34%) Cobbler
9 4 (2.34%) Tivoli
10 3 (1.75%) Nessus
11 2 (1.17%) Graphite
11 2 (1.17%) Hadoop YARN
11 2 (1.17%) Nagios
11 2 (1.17%) Opsview
11 2 (1.17%) Packer
11 2 (1.17%) Prometheus
12 1 (0.58%) Kibana
12 1 (0.58%) logstash
Vendors
1 30 (17.54%) Red Hat
2 28 (16.37%) VMware
3 23 (13.45%) Oracle
4 17 (9.94%) Atlassian
5 14 (8.19%) Microsoft
6 12 (7.02%) Percona
6 12 (7.02%) SaltStack
7 10 (5.85%) Splunk
8 7 (4.09%) CrowdStrike
9 5 (2.92%) Hyperion
9 5 (2.92%) NVIDIA
10 4 (2.34%) Cisco
10 4 (2.34%) EnterpriseDB
10 4 (2.34%) Google
11 3 (1.75%) Aruba
11 3 (1.75%) LogLogic
11 3 (1.75%) New Relic
12 2 (1.17%) Zend
13 1 (0.58%) Micro Focus
13 1 (0.58%) Salesforce.com