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The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Linux Command Line in permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH). Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Linux Command Line over the 6 months to 18 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Linux/Unix Command Line Interface (CLI)
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
18 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 527 527 256
Rank change year-on-year 0 -271 +25
Permanent jobs citing Linux Command Line 373 139 42
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.50% 0.34% 0.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.12% 0.84% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 152 103 33
10th Percentile £37,625 £25,500 £41,750
25th Percentile £44,554 £25,875 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £47,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +15.79% -20.83% -
75th Percentile £79,063 £63,750 £68,750
90th Percentile £97,500 £79,750 £84,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -

Linux Command Line is in the General and Transferable Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a WFH option and a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 33,297 16,503 3,168
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 44.73% 39.93% 35.91%
Number of salaries quoted 17,286 11,324 2,664
10th Percentile £37,500 £34,824 £34,750
25th Percentile £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +13.04% - -
75th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £93,000 £87,500
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% -

Linux Command Line
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Linux Command Line as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Linux Command Line trend for jobs with a WFH option

Linux Command Line
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Linux Command Line.

Linux Command Line salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Linux Command Line
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Linux Command Line over the 6 months to 18 August 2022.

Linux Command Line salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 18 August 2022, Linux Command Line job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for Linux Command Line.

1 299 (80.16%) Linux
2 213 (57.10%) Python
3 199 (53.35%) AWS
4 167 (44.77%) Docker
5 152 (40.75%) Kubernetes
6 145 (38.87%) DevOps
7 143 (38.34%) Bash
8 133 (35.66%) Git (software)
9 108 (28.95%) Ansible
9 108 (28.95%) Terraform
10 105 (28.15%) Problem-Solving
11 100 (26.81%) Finance
12 98 (26.27%) Azure
12 98 (26.27%) Social Skills
13 95 (25.47%) Windows
14 92 (24.66%) SQL
15 91 (24.40%) Infrastructure as Code
16 88 (23.59%) Java
16 88 (23.59%) MySQL
16 88 (23.59%) Agile
17 81 (21.72%) JavaScript
18 74 (19.84%) PowerShell
19 69 (18.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 68 (18.23%) Open Source
20 68 (18.23%) GitHub
21 67 (17.96%) Test Automation
21 67 (17.96%) CI/CD
22 63 (16.89%) Degree
23 62 (16.62%) Unix
23 62 (16.62%) Jenkins

Linux Command Line
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 37 (9.92%) Apache
2 24 (6.43%) OpenStack
3 13 (3.49%) Tomcat
4 11 (2.95%) Apache Airflow
4 11 (2.95%) Apache Solr
5 8 (2.14%) IIS
5 8 (2.14%) WordPress
6 7 (1.88%) CMS
7 6 (1.61%) ArcGIS
8 5 (1.34%) Confluence
9 4 (1.07%) nginx
10 2 (0.54%) Drupal
10 2 (0.54%) JBoss
10 2 (0.54%) SAS
10 2 (0.54%) WildFly
11 1 (0.27%) Moodle
Applications
1 4 (1.07%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.54%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.34%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 199 (53.35%) AWS
2 98 (26.27%) Azure
3 68 (18.23%) GitHub
4 55 (14.75%) Amazon EC2
5 53 (14.21%) Amazon S3
6 51 (13.67%) GCP
7 50 (13.40%) SaaS
8 34 (9.12%) Azure DevOps
9 33 (8.85%) Amazon EKS
10 32 (8.58%) GitHub Actions
11 26 (6.97%) AWS CloudFormation
12 23 (6.17%) Google Workspace
13 22 (5.90%) Azure Cosmos DB
14 21 (5.63%) AWS CodeDeploy
14 21 (5.63%) Serverless
14 21 (5.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 20 (5.36%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 20 (5.36%) Amazon EMR
15 20 (5.36%) Amazon Kinesis
16 17 (4.56%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 49 (13.14%) Firewall
2 43 (11.53%) DNS
3 37 (9.92%) HTTP
3 37 (9.92%) SSH
4 25 (6.70%) VPN
5 20 (5.36%) DSL
5 20 (5.36%) TCP/IP
6 15 (4.02%) DHCP
7 13 (3.49%) Network Security
8 10 (2.68%) VLAN
9 6 (1.61%) Intranet
9 6 (1.61%) SSL
9 6 (1.61%) Wireless
10 5 (1.34%) VoIP
11 3 (0.80%) SAN
12 2 (0.54%) FTP
12 2 (0.54%) Internet
12 2 (0.54%) LAN
12 2 (0.54%) Telnet
12 2 (0.54%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (23.59%) MySQL
2 50 (13.40%) PostgreSQL
3 41 (10.99%) Elasticsearch
4 35 (9.38%) Amazon RDS
5 24 (6.43%) InfluxDB
6 20 (5.36%) Electronic Patient Records
7 19 (5.09%) Relational Database
8 15 (4.02%) MongoDB
9 14 (3.75%) Redis
10 11 (2.95%) HBase
11 9 (2.41%) SQL Server
12 7 (1.88%) Azure SQL Database
13 6 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (1.61%) GIS
13 6 (1.61%) Looker
13 6 (1.61%) NoSQL
13 6 (1.61%) QGIS
14 2 (0.54%) CouchDB
14 2 (0.54%) MariaDB
15 1 (0.27%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 133 (35.66%) Git (software)
2 62 (16.62%) Jenkins
3 38 (10.19%) JIRA
4 22 (5.90%) GitLab
5 20 (5.36%) Spinnaker
5 20 (5.36%) Travis CI
6 19 (5.09%) webpack
7 17 (4.56%) Visual Studio Code
8 16 (4.29%) Visual Studio
9 15 (4.02%) Sonatype Nexus
10 12 (3.22%) Pivotal Tracker
11 6 (1.61%) Babel
12 4 (1.07%) Codespaces
12 4 (1.07%) Grunt
12 4 (1.07%) Terragrunt
13 3 (0.80%) Bitbucket
13 3 (0.80%) JUnit
14 2 (0.54%) JMeter
14 2 (0.54%) Maven
14 2 (0.54%) Subversion
General
1 100 (26.81%) Finance
2 98 (26.27%) Social Skills
3 60 (16.09%) Public Sector
4 49 (13.14%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 44 (11.80%) Retail
6 42 (11.26%) Analytical Skills
7 38 (10.19%) Telecoms
8 35 (9.38%) Marketing
9 33 (8.85%) Law
10 21 (5.63%) Advertising
10 21 (5.63%) Manufacturing
11 16 (4.29%) Local Government
11 16 (4.29%) Organisational Skills
12 15 (4.02%) Electronics
13 14 (3.75%) Police
13 14 (3.75%) Publishing
14 11 (2.95%) Banking
15 4 (1.07%) Wearables
16 2 (0.54%) Games
17 1 (0.27%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 63 (16.89%) Developer
2 62 (16.62%) DevOps Engineer
3 59 (15.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 56 (15.01%) Cloud Engineer
5 40 (10.72%) Software Engineer
6 39 (10.46%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
7 26 (6.97%) Support Engineer
8 23 (6.17%) Applications Support
9 22 (5.90%) Data Engineer
10 20 (5.36%) Full Stack Developer
11 19 (5.09%) Analyst
12 18 (4.83%) Web Developer
13 17 (4.56%) Azure Engineer
14 16 (4.29%) Senior Developer
15 15 (4.02%) PHP Developer
16 14 (3.75%) Technical Operations Engineer
17 13 (3.49%) Systems Integrator
18 12 (3.22%) Development Engineer
18 12 (3.22%) IT Support
18 12 (3.22%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (16.09%) CSS
2 57 (15.28%) REST
3 56 (15.01%) React
4 52 (13.94%) HTML
5 50 (13.40%) Elastic Stack
6 49 (13.14%) Node.js
7 47 (12.60%) Vue.js
8 33 (8.85%) .NET
9 30 (8.04%) LAMP
9 30 (8.04%) Laravel
10 27 (7.24%) HTML5
11 26 (6.97%) CSS3
12 24 (6.43%) Django
13 20 (5.36%) AngularJS
14 19 (5.09%) RESTful
15 16 (4.29%) RabbitMQ
16 15 (4.02%) Sass
17 14 (3.75%) Kafka
17 14 (3.75%) TensorFlow
17 14 (3.75%) Twig
Miscellaneous
1 43 (11.53%) User Experience
2 39 (10.46%) Blog
3 35 (9.38%) Cyberattack
3 35 (9.38%) Social Media
4 33 (8.85%) Cloud Native
5 29 (7.77%) Cyber Defence
6 28 (7.51%) Management Information System
7 25 (6.70%) Algorithms
7 25 (6.70%) Replication
7 25 (6.70%) Smartphone
8 22 (5.90%) Data Centre
8 22 (5.90%) Hedge funds
9 17 (4.56%) Cybercrime
10 16 (4.29%) Greenfield Project
11 15 (4.02%) Self-Motivation
12 14 (3.75%) Virtual Team
13 12 (3.22%) BYOD
14 10 (2.68%) Verilog
14 10 (2.68%) VHDL
15 9 (2.41%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 299 (80.16%) Linux
2 95 (25.47%) Windows
3 62 (16.62%) Unix
4 39 (10.46%) Windows Server
5 33 (8.85%) CentOS
6 30 (8.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 29 (7.77%) Debian
8 22 (5.90%) Mac OS
9 10 (2.68%) FreeRTOS
9 10 (2.68%) Ubuntu
10 7 (1.88%) Amazon Linux
11 5 (1.34%) Android
11 5 (1.34%) Apple iOS
11 5 (1.34%) VMS
11 5 (1.34%) Windows 10
12 3 (0.80%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.27%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (38.87%) DevOps
2 105 (28.15%) Problem-Solving
3 91 (24.40%) Infrastructure as Code
4 88 (23.59%) Agile
5 69 (18.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 68 (18.23%) Open Source
7 67 (17.96%) CI/CD
7 67 (17.96%) Test Automation
8 56 (15.01%) Continuous Integration
8 56 (15.01%) Software Engineering
9 55 (14.75%) Containerisation
10 53 (14.21%) Information Security
11 51 (13.67%) Analytics
12 48 (12.87%) Data Science
13 46 (12.33%) Computer Science
14 43 (11.53%) Configuration Management
15 42 (11.26%) OO
16 41 (10.99%) Web Development
17 39 (10.46%) Load Balancing
18 38 (10.19%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 213 (57.10%) Python
2 143 (38.34%) Bash
3 92 (24.66%) SQL
4 88 (23.59%) Java
5 81 (21.72%) JavaScript
6 74 (19.84%) PowerShell
7 61 (16.35%) PHP
8 55 (14.75%) Go
9 43 (11.53%) Scala
10 41 (10.99%) Ruby
11 39 (10.46%) Groovy
12 37 (9.92%) C++
13 30 (8.04%) Perl
14 28 (7.51%) Shell Script
15 22 (5.90%) C
16 19 (5.09%) TypeScript
17 16 (4.29%) R
17 16 (4.29%) T-SQL
18 15 (4.02%) ES6
19 12 (3.22%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 63 (16.89%) Degree
2 22 (5.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 21 (5.63%) Security Cleared
4 20 (5.36%) SC Cleared
5 16 (4.29%) CCA
6 14 (3.75%) AWS Certification
6 14 (3.75%) ITIL Certification
7 13 (3.49%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
8 9 (2.41%) Azure Certification
9 4 (1.07%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.27%) CCNA
11 1 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.27%) CompTIA Security+
11 1 (0.27%) Tableau Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.90%) QA
2 16 (4.29%) GRC
3 15 (4.02%) GDPR
3 15 (4.02%) SLA
4 13 (3.49%) GxP
5 5 (1.34%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.54%) IEC 62304
6 2 (0.54%) ISO 13485
6 2 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.54%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.27%) NIST
System Software
1 167 (44.77%) Docker
2 41 (10.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (4.29%) Virtual Machines
4 15 (4.02%) Active Directory
5 10 (2.68%) Embedded Firmware
5 10 (2.68%) Firmware
6 8 (2.14%) iptables
6 8 (2.14%) KVM
6 8 (2.14%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (2.14%) Xen
7 6 (1.61%) vSphere
8 2 (0.54%) NFS
8 2 (0.54%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.54%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.27%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.27%) vCloud
9 1 (0.27%) XenApp
9 1 (0.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 152 (40.75%) Kubernetes
2 108 (28.95%) Ansible
2 108 (28.95%) Terraform
3 62 (16.62%) Grafana
4 47 (12.60%) Prometheus
5 21 (5.63%) Packer
6 20 (5.36%) Graphite
6 20 (5.36%) StatsD
7 19 (5.09%) Docker Swarm
8 16 (4.29%) Puppet
9 14 (3.75%) Argo
9 14 (3.75%) Opscode Chef
9 14 (3.75%) yum
10 13 (3.49%) logstash
11 9 (2.41%) Jamf Pro
12 5 (1.34%) Kibana
12 5 (1.34%) vCenter Server
13 4 (1.07%) FortiGate
14 3 (0.80%) Microsoft Intune
14 3 (0.80%) Nagios
Vendors
1 44 (11.80%) Microsoft
2 42 (11.26%) VMware
3 40 (10.72%) Google
4 24 (6.43%) Perforce
5 20 (5.36%) PagerDuty
6 18 (4.83%) Red Hat
7 14 (3.75%) Atlassian
8 13 (3.49%) Brandwatch
8 13 (3.49%) Oracle
9 11 (2.95%) Apple
10 9 (2.41%) Zend
11 6 (1.61%) BT
11 6 (1.61%) Cisco
11 6 (1.61%) IBM
11 6 (1.61%) Rackspace
11 6 (1.61%) Virgin Media
12 5 (1.34%) SAP
13 4 (1.07%) Okta
13 4 (1.07%) Twitter
14 2 (0.54%) Palo Alto