Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 26 17
Rank change year-on-year +9 -9 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 601 592 961
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 9.21% 7.65% 10.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.71% 36.88% 42.30%
Number of salaries quoted 495 476 783
West Yorkshire median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £63,750
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -2.44% +2.50%

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 1441 1605 2272
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 22.07% 20.75% 24.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1215 1359 1849
West Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,500 £22,950
90th Percentile £58,750 £55,000 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% -4.00% +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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +6 470 £45,000 +5.88% 35
Bradford +3 83 £37,500 -6.25% 5
Wakefield +16 13 £33,000 -37.14%
Wetherby +20 5 £32,000 +1.59%
Huddersfield +9 5 £35,000 +21.74% 1
Elland +4 5 £32,500 -13.33%
Halifax +24 3 £25,500 -21.54%
Ilkley -6 2 £28,500 -5.00%
Dewsbury - 2 £23,000 -
Calderdale - 2 £18,500 -
Linux
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 170 (28.29%) VMware
2 167 (27.79%) Agile Software Development
3 165 (27.45%) Windows
4 162 (26.96%) Red Hat
5 159 (26.46%) Python
6 157 (26.12%) DevOps
7 151 (25.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 143 (23.79%) Opscode Chef
9 134 (22.30%) Unix
10 132 (21.96%) Puppet
11 126 (20.97%) SQL
12 118 (19.63%) VMware Infrastructure
12 118 (19.63%) Bash Shell
13 112 (18.64%) Shell Script
14 110 (18.30%) Java
15 109 (18.14%) Git (software)
16 105 (17.47%) Ruby
17 104 (17.30%) PHP
18 101 (16.81%) Amazon AWS
19 95 (15.81%) JavaScript
19 95 (15.81%) Oracle
20 90 (14.98%) Microsoft
20 90 (14.98%) Software Engineering
21 86 (14.31%) SAN
22 83 (13.81%) Cisco
23 82 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
23 82 (13.64%) MySQL
24 81 (13.48%) High Availability
25 80 (13.31%) Firewall
26 79 (13.14%) HTML

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 41 (6.82%) Apache
2 36 (5.99%) OpenStack
3 26 (4.33%) MS Exchange
4 25 (4.16%) CloudStack
4 25 (4.16%) IIS
5 16 (2.66%) Tomcat
6 14 (2.33%) WebSphere
7 13 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2010
7 13 (2.16%) nginx
7 13 (2.16%) WebLogic
8 11 (1.83%) SharePoint
9 10 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2007
10 8 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
10 8 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2013
10 8 (1.33%) JBoss
10 8 (1.33%) SAS
11 7 (1.16%) CMS
12 6 (1.00%) WordPress
13 5 (0.83%) Skype for Business
14 4 (0.67%) Drupal
Applications
1 19 (3.16%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (1.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (1.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.33%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.33%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 18 (3.00%) Magento
2 1 (0.17%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 101 (16.81%) Amazon AWS
2 51 (8.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.33%) AWS CloudFormation
4 7 (1.16%) Office 365
5 6 (1.00%) GitHub
6 4 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.33%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.33%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (0.33%) IaaS
7 2 (0.33%) Serverless
8 1 (0.17%) AdWords
8 1 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.17%) Bluemix
8 1 (0.17%) Boomi
8 1 (0.17%) G Suite
8 1 (0.17%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 86 (14.31%) SAN
2 80 (13.31%) Firewall
3 60 (9.98%) TCP/IP
4 46 (7.65%) SSL
5 44 (7.32%) DNS
6 37 (6.16%) VPN
7 35 (5.82%) WAN
8 34 (5.66%) Reverse Proxy
9 31 (5.16%) VLAN
10 28 (4.66%) HTTP
11 27 (4.49%) MPLS
12 26 (4.33%) Network Security
13 24 (3.99%) BGP
13 24 (3.99%) Cisco IOS
14 23 (3.83%) OSPF
15 21 (3.49%) DHCP
15 21 (3.49%) LAN
16 19 (3.16%) VoIP
17 18 (3.00%) Internet
18 17 (2.83%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (13.64%) MySQL
2 71 (11.81%) SQL Server
3 35 (5.82%) Oracle Database
4 26 (4.33%) Data Warehouse
5 24 (3.99%) MongoDB
6 18 (3.00%) NoSQL
6 18 (3.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 15 (2.50%) DataStage
7 15 (2.50%) IBM InfoSphere
8 13 (2.16%) Big Data
9 12 (2.00%) Apache Cassandra
9 12 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 11 (1.83%) PostgreSQL
11 9 (1.50%) Relational Database
11 9 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 9 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 8 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 7 (1.16%) BusinessObjects
13 7 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
14 6 (1.00%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 109 (18.14%) Git (software)
2 59 (9.82%) Jenkins
2 59 (9.82%) Subversion
3 31 (5.16%) JIRA
4 30 (4.99%) PHPUnit
5 22 (3.66%) Eclipse
6 18 (3.00%) Visual Studio
7 17 (2.83%) Android Studio
8 16 (2.66%) Octopus Deploy
8 16 (2.66%) Selenium
9 15 (2.50%) Vagrant
10 12 (2.00%) JUnit
11 10 (1.66%) TeamCity
12 8 (1.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 8 (1.33%) GCC
12 8 (1.33%) JBehave
12 8 (1.33%) Ranorex
12 8 (1.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 7 (1.16%) Maven
13 7 (1.16%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 67 (11.15%) Finance
2 33 (5.49%) Games
3 21 (3.49%) Marketing
4 11 (1.83%) Advertising
5 7 (1.16%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.50%) Law
6 3 (0.50%) Legal
6 3 (0.50%) Retail
7 2 (0.33%) Back Office
7 2 (0.33%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.33%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.17%) Automotive
8 1 (0.17%) Electronics
8 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 106 (17.64%) DevOps Engineer
2 88 (14.64%) Developer
3 83 (13.81%) Linux Engineer
4 77 (12.81%) Administrator
5 60 (9.98%) Systems Administrator
6 59 (9.82%) Linux Administrator
7 56 (9.32%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 50 (8.32%) Software Engineer
9 46 (7.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 41 (6.82%) PHP Developer
11 38 (6.32%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 31 (5.16%) Analyst
12 31 (5.16%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 30 (4.99%) Architect
13 30 (4.99%) AWS Engineer
13 30 (4.99%) Platform Engineer
14 27 (4.49%) AWS DevOps
14 27 (4.49%) Operations Engineer
15 26 (4.33%) Java Developer
15 26 (4.33%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (13.14%) HTML
2 58 (9.65%) CSS
3 45 (7.49%) React
4 43 (7.15%) LAMP
5 41 (6.82%) Node.js
6 37 (6.16%) AngularJS
6 37 (6.16%) Web Services
7 36 (5.99%) Laravel
7 36 (5.99%) Symfony
8 29 (4.83%) RESTful
9 25 (4.16%) .NET
9 25 (4.16%) Spring
9 25 (4.16%) XML
10 24 (3.99%) Hibernate
11 23 (3.83%) jQuery
12 21 (3.49%) SOAP
13 15 (2.50%) JSON
14 13 (2.16%) JSP
15 12 (2.00%) ASP.NET
15 12 (2.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 58 (9.65%) Linux Command Line
2 48 (7.99%) Data Centre
3 46 (7.65%) Clustering
4 24 (3.99%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (3.33%) Computer Science
6 13 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
6 13 (2.16%) NHS
7 11 (1.83%) Management Information System
7 11 (1.83%) User Experience
8 10 (1.66%) Private Cloud
9 9 (1.50%) Public Cloud
10 8 (1.33%) Fintech
11 7 (1.16%) AS400
11 7 (1.16%) Greenfield Project
11 7 (1.16%) Mobile App
12 6 (1.00%) Hedge funds
12 6 (1.00%) PMI
13 5 (0.83%) Online Games
14 4 (0.67%) CMDB
14 4 (0.67%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 165 (27.45%) Windows
2 151 (25.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 134 (22.30%) Unix
4 41 (6.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 41 (6.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 38 (6.32%) Windows Server
6 29 (4.83%) CentOS
7 24 (3.99%) Android
8 23 (3.83%) Debian
9 19 (3.16%) Windows 7
10 17 (2.83%) Windows Embedded Compact
11 16 (2.66%) Ubuntu
12 15 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
13 13 (2.16%) Solaris
14 12 (2.00%) HPUX
15 11 (1.83%) AIX
16 7 (1.16%) Fedora
17 6 (1.00%) Embedded Linux
18 5 (0.83%) Mac OS
19 3 (0.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (27.79%) Agile Software Development
2 157 (26.12%) DevOps
3 90 (14.98%) Software Engineering
4 82 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
5 81 (13.48%) High Availability
6 63 (10.48%) Configuration Management
7 59 (9.82%) E-Commerce
8 58 (9.65%) Scrum
9 50 (8.32%) ITIL
10 43 (7.15%) OO
11 40 (6.66%) Disaster Recovery
12 38 (6.32%) TDD
13 36 (5.99%) Release Management
13 36 (5.99%) SOA
14 35 (5.82%) SDLC
15 34 (5.66%) Mentoring
16 33 (5.49%) Load Balancing
16 33 (5.49%) Web Development
17 30 (4.99%) Performance Monitoring
17 30 (4.99%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 159 (26.46%) Python
2 126 (20.97%) SQL
3 118 (19.63%) Bash Shell
4 112 (18.64%) Shell Script
5 110 (18.30%) Java
6 105 (17.47%) Ruby
7 104 (17.30%) PHP
8 95 (15.81%) JavaScript
9 42 (6.99%) PowerShell
10 36 (5.99%) C++
11 35 (5.82%) C#
12 27 (4.49%) Perl
13 14 (2.33%) PL/SQL
14 11 (1.83%) C
15 9 (1.50%) T-SQL
16 7 (1.16%) VC++
17 6 (1.00%) Assembly Language
17 6 (1.00%) Go
18 3 (0.50%) Groovy
18 3 (0.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 54 (8.99%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (6.66%) CCNA
3 39 (6.49%) CCNP
4 28 (4.66%) Degree
5 17 (2.83%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (2.33%) MCSA
7 11 (1.83%) MCSE
8 10 (1.66%) CCDA
8 10 (1.66%) CCIP
8 10 (1.66%) CCSP
9 7 (1.16%) AWS Certification
9 7 (1.16%) Computer Science Degree
9 7 (1.16%) MCP
9 7 (1.16%) SC Cleared
9 7 (1.16%) Security Cleared
10 6 (1.00%) PMI Certification
11 4 (0.67%) CISA
11 4 (0.67%) CISM
11 4 (0.67%) SANS
11 4 (0.67%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.66%) QA
2 17 (2.83%) SLA
3 8 (1.33%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (0.33%) PMO
5 1 (0.17%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 118 (19.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 74 (12.31%) Docker
3 58 (9.65%) Active Directory
4 39 (6.49%) vSphere
5 33 (5.49%) VMware ESXi
6 32 (5.32%) Xen
7 26 (4.33%) XenServer
8 20 (3.33%) iptables
9 17 (2.83%) Hyper-V
10 11 (1.83%) KVM
11 8 (1.33%) XenApp
12 7 (1.16%) Virtual Servers
13 6 (1.00%) Oracle RAC
14 5 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
14 5 (0.83%) VMware NSX
15 3 (0.50%) XenDesktop
16 1 (0.17%) DFS Replication
16 1 (0.17%) OpenSIPS
16 1 (0.17%) vCloud
16 1 (0.17%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 143 (23.79%) Opscode Chef
2 132 (21.96%) Puppet
3 69 (11.48%) Ansible
4 32 (5.32%) Packer
5 28 (4.66%) Cobbler
6 26 (4.33%) Tivoli
7 19 (3.16%) Terraform
8 16 (2.66%) Kubernetes
8 16 (2.66%) Salt
9 8 (1.33%) Failover Clustering
9 8 (1.33%) Graphite
9 8 (1.33%) SCCM
9 8 (1.33%) SCOM
10 7 (1.16%) Nagios
10 7 (1.16%) ZABBIX
11 6 (1.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 6 (1.00%) ServiceCenter
12 5 (0.83%) Consul
12 5 (0.83%) Prometheus
12 5 (0.83%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 170 (28.29%) VMware
2 162 (26.96%) Red Hat
3 95 (15.81%) Oracle
4 90 (14.98%) Microsoft
5 83 (13.81%) Cisco
6 37 (6.16%) Zend
7 34 (5.66%) F5
8 28 (4.66%) HP
9 27 (4.49%) CheckPoint
10 26 (4.33%) EnterpriseDB
10 26 (4.33%) Hitachi
11 21 (3.49%) Citrix
12 19 (3.16%) Brocade
12 19 (3.16%) IBM
13 15 (2.50%) Juniper
13 15 (2.50%) Netezza
14 14 (2.33%) CommVault
14 14 (2.33%) SaltStack
14 14 (2.33%) Splunk
15 13 (2.16%) Rackspace