Period
to 22 August 2017

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 22 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 26 18
Rank change year-on-year +8 -8 -1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 645 602 949
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 9.35% 7.54% 10.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.89% 34.92% 41.60%
Number of salaries quoted 526 470 752
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £29,875 £28,750 £29,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £61,250 £63,750
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +4.94% -2.41% +3.75%

Linux is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Operating System Skills
West Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1504 1724 2281
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 21.81% 21.59% 24.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1248 1412 1848
West Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -2.60% +6.21%
10th Percentile £22,750 £22,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £55,000 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.74% -2.67% +7.14%

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 22 August 2017.

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 22 August 2017. 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 +9 499 £45,000 +5.88% 34
Bradford -3 83 £36,000 -10.00% 11
Wakefield +15 11 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Wetherby +11 8 £31,500 -
Halifax +7 6 £23,000 -29.23%
Keighley - 6 £35,000 -
Huddersfield +7 4 £35,000 +16.67% 3
Ilkley -5 2 £28,500 -5.00%
Brighouse - 2 £19,500 -
Dewsbury - 2 £23,000 -
Elland - 1 £32,500 - 1
Pontefract - 1 £30,000 -
Calderdale - 1 £18,500 -
Linux
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2017, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Linux.

1 196 (30.39%) Windows
2 185 (28.68%) Agile Software Development
3 176 (27.29%) Python
4 170 (26.36%) VMware
5 159 (24.65%) Red Hat
6 157 (24.34%) SQL
6 157 (24.34%) DevOps
7 154 (23.88%) Opscode Chef
8 152 (23.57%) Unix
9 147 (22.79%) Puppet
10 145 (22.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 133 (20.62%) JavaScript
12 132 (20.47%) PHP
13 130 (20.16%) Java
13 130 (20.16%) Ruby
14 129 (20.00%) Oracle
15 123 (19.07%) Amazon AWS
16 118 (18.29%) Bash Shell
17 116 (17.98%) MySQL
18 113 (17.52%) Git (software)
19 107 (16.59%) VMware Infrastructure
20 106 (16.43%) Microsoft
21 104 (16.12%) Shell Script
22 98 (15.19%) HTML
23 96 (14.88%) Software Engineering
24 94 (14.57%) High Availability
25 91 (14.11%) Cisco
26 87 (13.49%) SQL Server
26 87 (13.49%) Firewall
27 82 (12.71%) 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 60 (9.30%) Apache
2 46 (7.13%) OpenStack
3 37 (5.74%) CloudStack
4 36 (5.58%) MS Exchange
5 31 (4.81%) IIS
6 23 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
7 20 (3.10%) JBoss
7 20 (3.10%) WebLogic
8 18 (2.79%) Tomcat
9 16 (2.48%) nginx
9 16 (2.48%) SharePoint
9 16 (2.48%) WebSphere
10 15 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
11 14 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
12 12 (1.86%) WordPress
13 8 (1.24%) Moodle
13 8 (1.24%) SAS
14 7 (1.09%) CMS
14 7 (1.09%) Confluence
14 7 (1.09%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 21 (3.26%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (1.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (1.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.31%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.31%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.16%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 27 (4.19%) Magento
2 2 (0.31%) Odoo
3 1 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 123 (19.07%) Amazon AWS
2 76 (11.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.24%) Office 365
4 7 (1.09%) SaaS
5 6 (0.93%) GitHub
5 6 (0.93%) IaaS
6 4 (0.62%) PaaS
7 3 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.47%) Amazon ELB
7 3 (0.47%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (0.47%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.31%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.16%) AdWords
9 1 (0.16%) Bluemix
9 1 (0.16%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.16%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 87 (13.49%) Firewall
2 79 (12.25%) SAN
3 51 (7.91%) TCP/IP
4 50 (7.75%) DNS
5 41 (6.36%) VPN
6 38 (5.89%) WAN
7 29 (4.50%) SSL
8 27 (4.19%) MPLS
8 27 (4.19%) VLAN
9 26 (4.03%) BGP
9 26 (4.03%) Internet
10 25 (3.88%) VoIP
11 24 (3.72%) DHCP
11 24 (3.72%) LAN
12 23 (3.57%) Cisco IOS
12 23 (3.57%) HTTP
12 23 (3.57%) Network Security
12 23 (3.57%) OSPF
13 22 (3.41%) Cisco ASA
14 20 (3.10%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (17.98%) MySQL
2 87 (13.49%) SQL Server
3 40 (6.20%) Oracle Database
4 38 (5.89%) Data Warehouse
5 31 (4.81%) MongoDB
6 28 (4.34%) SQL Server 2012
7 26 (4.03%) NoSQL
8 23 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
9 22 (3.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 21 (3.26%) Apache Cassandra
11 20 (3.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 19 (2.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 17 (2.64%) Big Data
14 15 (2.33%) DataStage
14 15 (2.33%) IBM InfoSphere
14 15 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
15 11 (1.71%) Oracle Database 12c
15 11 (1.71%) Relational Database
16 6 (0.93%) Amazon RDS
16 6 (0.93%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 113 (17.52%) Git (software)
2 68 (10.54%) Subversion
3 64 (9.92%) Jenkins
4 43 (6.67%) JIRA
5 32 (4.96%) PHPUnit
6 31 (4.81%) Visual Studio
7 27 (4.19%) Eclipse
8 25 (3.88%) Android Studio
9 20 (3.10%) JUnit
10 19 (2.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 18 (2.79%) Octopus Deploy
12 15 (2.33%) Selenium
13 14 (2.17%) TeamCity
14 13 (2.02%) Vagrant
15 12 (1.86%) Maven
16 8 (1.24%) JBehave
16 8 (1.24%) Ranorex
17 7 (1.09%) GCC
17 7 (1.09%) Sonatype Nexus
18 6 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 64 (9.92%) Finance
2 42 (6.51%) Games
3 30 (4.65%) Marketing
4 19 (2.95%) Advertising
5 9 (1.40%) Law
6 6 (0.93%) Retail
7 5 (0.78%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.62%) Electronics
9 3 (0.47%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.47%) Legal
10 2 (0.31%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.16%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 121 (18.76%) Developer
2 114 (17.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 83 (12.87%) Administrator
4 79 (12.25%) Linux Engineer
5 69 (10.70%) PHP Developer
6 63 (9.77%) Software Engineer
7 58 (8.99%) Linux Administrator
8 57 (8.84%) Systems Administrator
9 56 (8.68%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 51 (7.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 39 (6.05%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 34 (5.27%) Platform Engineer
13 33 (5.12%) Architect
13 33 (5.12%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 29 (4.50%) Java Developer
15 28 (4.34%) AWS Engineer
16 27 (4.19%) DBA
17 25 (3.88%) Windows Engineer
18 24 (3.72%) Network Engineer
18 24 (3.72%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (15.19%) HTML
2 82 (12.71%) CSS
3 59 (9.15%) LAMP
4 51 (7.91%) Web Services
5 50 (7.75%) React
6 49 (7.60%) RESTful
7 46 (7.13%) jQuery
8 43 (6.67%) Symfony
9 42 (6.51%) AngularJS
9 42 (6.51%) Laravel
10 40 (6.20%) Node.js
11 33 (5.12%) .NET
11 33 (5.12%) Hibernate
12 32 (4.96%) JSON
12 32 (4.96%) Spring
13 30 (4.65%) Ajax
14 25 (3.88%) XML
15 22 (3.41%) Sass
16 18 (2.79%) SOAP
17 16 (2.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 70 (10.85%) Linux Command Line
2 54 (8.37%) Data Centre
3 34 (5.27%) Clustering
4 25 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (2.95%) Management Information System
6 16 (2.48%) Computer Science
7 14 (2.17%) Private Cloud
8 13 (2.02%) NHS
8 13 (2.02%) Public Cloud
9 10 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (1.55%) Online Games
10 9 (1.40%) Greenfield Project
11 8 (1.24%) CMDB
11 8 (1.24%) Fintech
12 7 (1.09%) User Experience
13 5 (0.78%) iPad
13 5 (0.78%) Mobile App
14 4 (0.62%) AS400
14 4 (0.62%) Blog
14 4 (0.62%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 196 (30.39%) Windows
2 152 (23.57%) Unix
3 145 (22.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 60 (9.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 52 (8.06%) Windows Server
6 50 (7.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 36 (5.58%) Android
8 29 (4.50%) CentOS
9 25 (3.88%) Debian
9 25 (3.88%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 24 (3.72%) Embedded Linux
11 23 (3.57%) Windows 7
12 12 (1.86%) HPUX
12 12 (1.86%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (1.71%) Ubuntu
14 9 (1.40%) Mac OS
14 9 (1.40%) Solaris
15 7 (1.09%) Apple iOS
16 5 (0.78%) AIX
16 5 (0.78%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (28.68%) Agile Software Development
2 157 (24.34%) DevOps
3 96 (14.88%) Software Engineering
4 94 (14.57%) High Availability
5 81 (12.56%) Continuous Integration
6 73 (11.32%) E-Commerce
7 71 (11.01%) Scrum
8 67 (10.39%) Configuration Management
9 56 (8.68%) OO
10 54 (8.37%) ITIL
11 49 (7.60%) SDLC
11 49 (7.60%) TDD
12 48 (7.44%) MVC
13 41 (6.36%) Web Development
14 39 (6.05%) Disaster Recovery
15 37 (5.74%) Change Management
15 37 (5.74%) DSDM
15 37 (5.74%) Load Balancing
15 37 (5.74%) Performance Monitoring
16 33 (5.12%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 176 (27.29%) Python
2 157 (24.34%) SQL
3 133 (20.62%) JavaScript
4 132 (20.47%) PHP
5 130 (20.16%) Java
5 130 (20.16%) Ruby
6 118 (18.29%) Bash Shell
7 104 (16.12%) Shell Script
8 47 (7.29%) C++
9 35 (5.43%) PowerShell
10 33 (5.12%) C
11 31 (4.81%) C#
12 29 (4.50%) Perl
13 20 (3.10%) T-SQL
14 14 (2.17%) PL/SQL
15 8 (1.24%) PHP 7
16 7 (1.09%) VC++
17 5 (0.78%) VB
18 4 (0.62%) VBScript
19 3 (0.47%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 51 (7.91%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (5.89%) CCNA
3 35 (5.43%) CCNP
4 32 (4.96%) Degree
5 28 (4.34%) Microsoft Certification
6 25 (3.88%) MCSA
7 14 (2.17%) MCSE
8 11 (1.71%) CCDA
9 9 (1.40%) AWS Certification
9 9 (1.40%) CCIP
9 9 (1.40%) CCSP
9 9 (1.40%) Computer Science Degree
10 7 (1.09%) MCP
11 5 (0.78%) SC Cleared
11 5 (0.78%) Security Cleared
12 4 (0.62%) RHCE
13 3 (0.47%) CISA
13 3 (0.47%) CISM
13 3 (0.47%) CISSP
13 3 (0.47%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.41%) QA
2 18 (2.79%) SLA
3 14 (2.17%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.62%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.31%) PMO
System Software
1 107 (16.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 81 (12.56%) Docker
3 70 (10.85%) Active Directory
4 44 (6.82%) vSphere
4 44 (6.82%) Xen
5 40 (6.20%) XenServer
6 32 (4.96%) VMware ESXi
7 14 (2.17%) Hyper-V
8 13 (2.02%) XenApp
9 11 (1.71%) iptables
9 11 (1.71%) KVM
10 6 (0.93%) VirtualBox
11 5 (0.78%) Oracle RAC
11 5 (0.78%) VMware NSX
11 5 (0.78%) XenDesktop
12 4 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
13 3 (0.47%) Samba
14 2 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
15 1 (0.16%) OpenSIPS
15 1 (0.16%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 154 (23.88%) Opscode Chef
2 147 (22.79%) Puppet
3 81 (12.56%) Ansible
4 30 (4.65%) Packer
5 28 (4.34%) Cobbler
6 27 (4.19%) Tivoli
7 21 (3.26%) Terraform
8 19 (2.95%) Failover Clustering
9 17 (2.64%) Salt
10 10 (1.55%) ServiceCenter
11 9 (1.40%) Kubernetes
12 7 (1.09%) SCOM
12 7 (1.09%) WSUS
13 6 (0.93%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 6 (0.93%) Norton AntiVirus
13 6 (0.93%) SCCM
14 5 (0.78%) CFEngine
14 5 (0.78%) Opsview
15 4 (0.62%) FortiGate
15 4 (0.62%) Grafana
Vendors
1 170 (26.36%) VMware
2 159 (24.65%) Red Hat
3 129 (20.00%) Oracle
4 106 (16.43%) Microsoft
5 91 (14.11%) Cisco
6 44 (6.82%) F5
7 42 (6.51%) Zend
8 37 (5.74%) EnterpriseDB
9 36 (5.58%) HP
10 32 (4.96%) Citrix
11 26 (4.03%) Brocade
12 24 (3.72%) CheckPoint
13 20 (3.10%) Rackspace
14 18 (2.79%) IBM
15 16 (2.48%) NetApp
16 15 (2.33%) CommVault
16 15 (2.33%) Juniper
16 15 (2.33%) Netezza
17 14 (2.17%) Dell Compellent
18 13 (2.02%) Civica