Period
to 14 October 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 14 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
14 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 28 28 17
Rank change year-on-year 0 -11 +10
Permanent jobs citing Linux 310 430 606
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 7.27% 7.91% 9.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.52% 38.39% 41.97%
Number of salaries quoted 277 371 495
West Yorkshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £33,650 £29,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £63,500 £61,250
Yorkshire median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +7.78% +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 898 1,120 1,444
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 21.06% 20.61% 22.07%
Number of salaries quoted 770 956 1,209
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £23,250 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £63,354 £60,000 £58,750
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%

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 14 October 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 14 October 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 +3 248 £50,000 +11.11% 54
Bradford +18 22 £44,000 +17.33% 13
Huddersfield +10 11 £33,000 +10.00% 5
Halifax -17 9 £45,000 -
Sowerby Bridge - 8 £39,700 -
Wakefield -4 4 £32,000 +28.00% 1
Wetherby - 4 £40,000 -
Brighouse - 1 £22,500 -
Linux
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 14 October 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.

1 127 (40.97%) Agile Software Development
1 127 (40.97%) DevOps
2 113 (36.45%) Windows
3 110 (35.48%) AWS
4 104 (33.55%) Docker
5 103 (33.23%) Python
6 83 (26.77%) Puppet
7 82 (26.45%) Ansible
8 75 (24.19%) Microsoft
9 71 (22.90%) Opscode Chef
9 71 (22.90%) Kubernetes
10 68 (21.94%) Azure
11 63 (20.32%) Terraform
12 62 (20.00%) Ruby
13 60 (19.35%) Configuration Management
14 59 (19.03%) SQL
15 58 (18.71%) Bash Shell
16 56 (18.06%) Scrum
17 52 (16.77%) JavaScript
18 49 (15.81%) VMware
19 48 (15.48%) Continuous Integration
20 47 (15.16%) Unix
20 47 (15.16%) Windows Server
21 44 (14.19%) Firewall
22 43 (13.87%) Problem-Solving
23 40 (12.90%) Jenkins
23 40 (12.90%) Java
24 37 (11.94%) Active Directory
25 36 (11.61%) Continuous Improvement
26 34 (10.97%) WAN

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 19 (6.13%) Elasticsearch
2 15 (4.84%) SharePoint
3 13 (4.19%) Apache
4 12 (3.87%) IIS
5 11 (3.55%) OpenStack
6 10 (3.23%) Apache Spark
7 9 (2.90%) nginx
8 6 (1.94%) MS Exchange
9 5 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (1.61%) Skype for Business
10 4 (1.29%) OpenEdge
10 4 (1.29%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.97%) JBoss
11 3 (0.97%) NetWeaver
12 2 (0.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.65%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.65%) WordPress
13 1 (0.32%) Confluence
Applications
1 11 (3.55%) Chatbot
2 9 (2.90%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.32%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.32%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 4 (1.29%) Magento
2 3 (0.97%) SAP BPC
2 3 (0.97%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.32%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 110 (35.48%) AWS
2 68 (21.94%) Azure
3 31 (10.00%) GCP
4 21 (6.77%) IaaS
5 19 (6.13%) PaaS
6 17 (5.48%) IBM Cloud
7 16 (5.16%) Azure Stack
8 15 (4.84%) AWS CloudFormation
9 13 (4.19%) Office 365
10 12 (3.87%) SaaS
11 11 (3.55%) Amazon EC2
11 11 (3.55%) OpenShift
12 10 (3.23%) GitHub
13 9 (2.90%) Azure Active Directory
14 8 (2.58%) Amazon ELB
15 7 (2.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 5 (1.61%) Amazon S3
16 5 (1.61%) Serverless
16 5 (1.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 3 (0.97%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (14.19%) Firewall
2 34 (10.97%) WAN
3 19 (6.13%) VoIP
4 18 (5.81%) SAN
5 17 (5.48%) LAN
6 15 (4.84%) Network Security
7 14 (4.52%) VLAN
8 12 (3.87%) Cisco ASA
8 12 (3.87%) DNS
8 12 (3.87%) OSPF
8 12 (3.87%) TCP/IP
9 11 (3.55%) Cisco Firepower
10 10 (3.23%) DHCP
11 8 (2.58%) Wireless
12 7 (2.26%) VPN
13 6 (1.94%) Internet
13 6 (1.94%) VSAN
14 5 (1.61%) Intrusion Detection
14 5 (1.61%) Remote Desktop
15 4 (1.29%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (9.35%) SQL Server
2 27 (8.71%) MySQL
3 17 (5.48%) NoSQL
4 13 (4.19%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (3.55%) Big Data
6 10 (3.23%) Apache Hive
6 10 (3.23%) Hadoop
7 9 (2.90%) Amazon RDS
7 9 (2.90%) Redis
7 9 (2.90%) Riak
8 8 (2.58%) GIS
9 7 (2.26%) Relational Database
10 4 (1.29%) Amazon Redshift
10 4 (1.29%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (1.29%) MongoDB
10 4 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.97%) DataStage
11 3 (0.97%) SAP BW
11 3 (0.97%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 40 (12.90%) Jenkins
2 32 (10.32%) Git (software)
3 17 (5.48%) Subversion
4 10 (3.23%) Mercurial
5 9 (2.90%) CircleCI
5 9 (2.90%) GitLab
6 7 (2.26%) SoapUI
7 6 (1.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (1.94%) JIRA
7 6 (1.94%) PHPUnit
8 4 (1.29%) Visual Studio Team System
9 3 (0.97%) JUnit
9 3 (0.97%) MSI
9 3 (0.97%) TeamCity
9 3 (0.97%) WiX
10 2 (0.65%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.65%) Bitbucket Server
10 2 (0.65%) Codeception
10 2 (0.65%) Codeship
10 2 (0.65%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 34 (10.97%) Finance
2 23 (7.42%) Retail
3 16 (5.16%) Banking
4 11 (3.55%) Manufacturing
5 8 (2.58%) Marketing
5 8 (2.58%) Public Sector
6 4 (1.29%) Legal
6 4 (1.29%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.97%) Back Office
7 3 (0.97%) Law
8 2 (0.65%) Automotive
8 2 (0.65%) Electronics
9 1 (0.32%) Games
9 1 (0.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 66 (21.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 55 (17.74%) Developer
3 41 (13.23%) Cloud Engineer
4 26 (8.39%) AWS Engineer
4 26 (8.39%) Platform Engineer
5 22 (7.10%) Network Engineer
6 20 (6.45%) Linux Engineer
7 19 (6.13%) Software Engineer
8 18 (5.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 18 (5.81%) PHP Developer
9 14 (4.52%) AWS DevOps
9 14 (4.52%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 14 (4.52%) Support Engineer
10 13 (4.19%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 13 (4.19%) Security Engineer
11 12 (3.87%) Embedded Engineer
11 12 (3.87%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 12 (3.87%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 11 (3.55%) Senior DevOps
12 11 (3.55%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (9.03%) HTML
2 26 (8.39%) CSS
3 22 (7.10%) Web Services
4 21 (6.77%) jQuery
5 14 (4.52%) .NET
5 14 (4.52%) Elastic Stack
6 9 (2.90%) HTML5
6 9 (2.90%) Kafka
6 9 (2.90%) Node.js
6 9 (2.90%) RabbitMQ
7 7 (2.26%) GraphQL
7 7 (2.26%) LAMP
8 6 (1.94%) RESTful
8 6 (1.94%) Sass
9 5 (1.61%) .NET Framework
9 5 (1.61%) CSS3
9 5 (1.61%) LDAP
10 4 (1.29%) Laravel
10 4 (1.29%) REST
10 4 (1.29%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 27 (8.71%) Public Cloud
2 23 (7.42%) Greenfield Project
3 22 (7.10%) Hybrid Cloud
4 15 (4.84%) Data Centre
5 12 (3.87%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (2.26%) Private Cloud
7 6 (1.94%) Linux Command Line
8 5 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.61%) Robotics
9 4 (1.29%) Clustering
9 4 (1.29%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (0.97%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.97%) Driving Licence
10 3 (0.97%) Embedded Systems
10 3 (0.97%) User Experience
11 2 (0.65%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.65%) CAN bus
11 2 (0.65%) Cloud Native
11 2 (0.65%) EMC VNX
11 2 (0.65%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 113 (36.45%) Windows
2 47 (15.16%) Unix
2 47 (15.16%) Windows Server
3 29 (9.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (2.58%) Windows 10
5 7 (2.26%) AIX
5 7 (2.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (1.94%) CentOS
6 6 (1.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (1.61%) Windows 7
8 4 (1.29%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.97%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.97%) Embedded Linux
9 3 (0.97%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.65%) Android
10 2 (0.65%) Kali Linux
10 2 (0.65%) Solaris
11 1 (0.32%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.32%) Windows Embedded Compact
11 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (40.97%) Agile Software Development
1 127 (40.97%) DevOps
2 60 (19.35%) Configuration Management
3 56 (18.06%) Scrum
4 48 (15.48%) Continuous Integration
5 43 (13.87%) Problem-Solving
6 36 (11.61%) Continuous Improvement
7 34 (10.97%) Software Delivery
8 31 (10.00%) Infrastructure as Code
8 31 (10.00%) Mentoring
9 30 (9.68%) E-Commerce
10 27 (8.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 26 (8.39%) Migration
12 25 (8.06%) Microservices
13 24 (7.74%) Software Engineering
13 24 (7.74%) TDD
14 23 (7.42%) Network Virtualisation
15 22 (7.10%) Open Source
16 21 (6.77%) Artificial Intelligence
16 21 (6.77%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 103 (33.23%) Python
2 62 (20.00%) Ruby
3 59 (19.03%) SQL
4 58 (18.71%) Bash Shell
5 52 (16.77%) JavaScript
6 40 (12.90%) Java
7 27 (8.71%) PHP
8 22 (7.10%) PowerShell
9 17 (5.48%) C++
9 17 (5.48%) Groovy
10 13 (4.19%) Go
10 13 (4.19%) Perl
10 13 (4.19%) Shell Script
11 11 (3.55%) C
12 6 (1.94%) C#
13 5 (1.61%) PHP 5
14 3 (0.97%) ABAP
14 3 (0.97%) Embedded C
14 3 (0.97%) Embedded C++
15 2 (0.65%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 14 (4.52%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (4.19%) CCNP
3 11 (3.55%) CCSA
3 11 (3.55%) CCSE
4 8 (2.58%) Check Point Certification
4 8 (2.58%) Degree
5 6 (1.94%) CISSP
6 4 (1.29%) CISA
6 4 (1.29%) MCSE
6 4 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.29%) QiCA
6 4 (1.29%) RHCE
6 4 (1.29%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.29%) SSCP
7 3 (0.97%) AWS Certification
7 3 (0.97%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.65%) CCA
8 2 (0.65%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (0.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.32%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.61%) SLA
2 2 (0.65%) GDPR
2 2 (0.65%) IEC 61508
2 2 (0.65%) ISO 26262
2 2 (0.65%) MISRA
2 2 (0.65%) QA
3 1 (0.32%) PMO
System Software
1 104 (33.55%) Docker
2 37 (11.94%) Active Directory
3 21 (6.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (4.19%) Virtual Machines
5 10 (3.23%) XenApp
6 8 (2.58%) VMware NSX
6 8 (2.58%) vSphere
7 7 (2.26%) Firmware
8 6 (1.94%) Hyper-V
9 5 (1.61%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 5 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.65%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.32%) HDFS
11 1 (0.32%) Postfix
11 1 (0.32%) ProxySG
11 1 (0.32%) Squid
Systems Management
1 83 (26.77%) Puppet
2 82 (26.45%) Ansible
3 71 (22.90%) Kubernetes
3 71 (22.90%) Opscode Chef
4 63 (20.32%) Terraform
5 9 (2.90%) SCCM
6 8 (2.58%) Cobbler
6 8 (2.58%) Grafana
6 8 (2.58%) Tivoli
6 8 (2.58%) vRealize
6 8 (2.58%) WSUS
7 7 (2.26%) Kibana
7 7 (2.26%) logstash
8 6 (1.94%) Nagios
9 5 (1.61%) Consul
9 5 (1.61%) Docker Swarm
9 5 (1.61%) Packer
9 5 (1.61%) Prometheus
10 4 (1.29%) Graphite
10 4 (1.29%) PaperCut
Vendors
1 75 (24.19%) Microsoft
2 49 (15.81%) VMware
3 31 (10.00%) Cisco
4 25 (8.06%) IBM
5 23 (7.42%) Google
6 21 (6.77%) Oracle
7 18 (5.81%) Citrix
7 18 (5.81%) Red Hat
8 12 (3.87%) CheckPoint
8 12 (3.87%) Palo Alto
9 11 (3.55%) Fortinet
9 11 (3.55%) Juniper
10 10 (3.23%) NetApp
11 8 (2.58%) EnterpriseDB
12 7 (2.26%) HP
13 6 (1.94%) AppDynamics
14 5 (1.61%) F5
14 5 (1.61%) Symantec
14 5 (1.61%) UiPath
15 4 (1.29%) Meraki