Linux Command Line Jobs with Work from Home Options

Linux/Unix Command Line Interface (CLI)
UK > Work from Home

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 April 2024 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

6 months to
18 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 514 512 537
Rank change year-on-year -2 +25 -110
Permanent jobs citing Linux Command Line 69 176 317
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.20% 0.40% 0.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.58% 1.03% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 58 77 173
10th Percentile £37,125 £34,750 £41,250
25th Percentile £42,813 £50,000 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £57,500 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +21.74% -8.00% +28.21%
75th Percentile £87,500 £97,328 £80,000
90th Percentile £89,000 £117,236 £83,750
UK median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -12.50% +4.35% +4.55%

All Generic Skills
Work from Home

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.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 11,967 17,031 30,130
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 35.39% 38.59% 45.70%
Number of salaries quoted 9,219 12,117 16,630
10th Percentile £32,500 £38,999 £37,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £48,750 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £59,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.23% - +13.04%
75th Percentile £78,750 £86,250 £83,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £107,100 £98,875
UK median annual salary £55,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -15.38% +4.00% +4.17%

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 April 2024.

Linux Command Line salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

Linux Command Line
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities with WFH Options by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.45%) CMS
1 1 (1.45%) Confluence
1 1 (1.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (7.25%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.45%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 34 (49.28%) AWS
2 27 (39.13%) Azure
3 14 (20.29%) OpenShift
4 13 (18.84%) Azure DevOps
5 12 (17.39%) Serverless
6 11 (15.94%) Amazon EC2
6 11 (15.94%) Amazon S3
6 11 (15.94%) AWS Lambda
7 10 (14.49%) Azure Monitor
8 8 (11.59%) Azure AKS
9 7 (10.14%) Azure Cosmos DB
9 7 (10.14%) Datadog
9 7 (10.14%) GitHub
9 7 (10.14%) Pulumi
10 4 (5.80%) CloudFront
10 4 (5.80%) Route 53
10 4 (5.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 3 (4.35%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (4.35%) Entra ID
11 3 (4.35%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.70%) Network Security
2 5 (7.25%) AMQP
3 3 (4.35%) DNS
4 2 (2.90%) DHCP
4 2 (2.90%) Firewall
4 2 (2.90%) SSH
5 1 (1.45%) Internet
5 1 (1.45%) LAN
5 1 (1.45%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (1.45%) SNMP
5 1 (1.45%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.45%) tcpdump
5 1 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.45%) Wireless
5 1 (1.45%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.49%) Amazon RDS
2 8 (11.59%) MongoDB
2 8 (11.59%) MySQL
3 7 (10.14%) Azure SQL Database
3 7 (10.14%) MariaDB
3 7 (10.14%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (10.14%) Redis
4 5 (7.25%) InfluxDB
4 5 (7.25%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.80%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (2.90%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.90%) Power BI
6 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.45%) Amazon Aurora
Development Applications
1 19 (27.54%) Git
2 13 (18.84%) Jenkins
3 7 (10.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (7.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (7.25%) Bitbucket
4 5 (7.25%) DTrace
4 5 (7.25%) GDB
5 4 (5.80%) GitLab
5 4 (5.80%) JIRA
6 2 (2.90%) Artifactory
6 2 (2.90%) CircleCI
6 2 (2.90%) Gradle
7 1 (1.45%) Browser DevTools
7 1 (1.45%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.45%) webpack
General
1 13 (18.84%) Social Skills
2 11 (15.94%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (11.59%) Retail
4 6 (8.70%) Law
5 5 (7.25%) Aerospace
5 5 (7.25%) Aviation
5 5 (7.25%) Finance
5 5 (7.25%) Organisational Skills
6 2 (2.90%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 2 (2.90%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.45%) Advertising
7 1 (1.45%) Public Sector
7 1 (1.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 27 (39.13%) Azure Engineer
2 22 (31.88%) Platform Engineer
3 18 (26.09%) Linux Engineer
4 17 (24.64%) Cloud Platform Engineer
5 16 (23.19%) Operations Engineer
6 14 (20.29%) Automation Engineer
6 14 (20.29%) AWS Engineer
6 14 (20.29%) Cloud Engineer
7 11 (15.94%) Cloud Automation Engineer
8 9 (13.04%) Developer
8 9 (13.04%) DevOps Engineer
9 6 (8.70%) Azure Platform Engineer
10 5 (7.25%) Lead
10 5 (7.25%) Python Developer
11 4 (5.80%) Senior
12 3 (4.35%) AWS Infrastructure Engineer
12 3 (4.35%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 3 (4.35%) Technologist
12 3 (4.35%) Unix Engineer
12 3 (4.35%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.14%) ARM Templates
2 5 (7.25%) ADO
2 5 (7.25%) CSS
2 5 (7.25%) HTML
2 5 (7.25%) NumPy
2 5 (7.25%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (4.35%) Node.js
3 3 (4.35%) React
3 3 (4.35%) Vue
3 3 (4.35%) YAML
4 2 (2.90%) RESTful
4 2 (2.90%) Spring
4 2 (2.90%) Spring Boot
5 1 (1.45%) CakePHP
5 1 (1.45%) Django
5 1 (1.45%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (1.45%) Flash
5 1 (1.45%) JSON
5 1 (1.45%) Laravel
5 1 (1.45%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.94%) Hybrid Cloud
2 7 (10.14%) Client/Server
2 7 (10.14%) Product Ownership
3 3 (4.35%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.45%) Cloud Native
4 1 (1.45%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.45%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 54 (78.26%) Linux
2 18 (26.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (20.29%) Windows
4 9 (13.04%) Unix
5 8 (11.59%) CentOS
6 7 (10.14%) CoreOS
7 1 (1.45%) Debian
7 1 (1.45%) Fedora
7 1 (1.45%) openSUSE
7 1 (1.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (56.52%) DevOps
2 34 (49.28%) Configuration Management
3 28 (40.58%) CI/CD
4 25 (36.23%) Agile
4 25 (36.23%) Infrastructure as Code
5 23 (33.33%) Platform Engineering
6 14 (20.29%) Problem-Solving
7 13 (18.84%) Software Testing
7 13 (18.84%) Test Automation
8 11 (15.94%) Innovative Thinking
9 10 (14.49%) Analytics
9 10 (14.49%) Log Analytics
10 9 (13.04%) Computer Science
10 9 (13.04%) ITIL
10 9 (13.04%) Software Engineering
11 8 (11.59%) Deployment Automation
11 8 (11.59%) Time Management
12 7 (10.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 7 (10.14%) Observability
12 7 (10.14%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 48 (69.57%) Python
2 26 (37.68%) Bash
2 26 (37.68%) Java
3 18 (26.09%) PowerShell
3 18 (26.09%) SQL
4 12 (17.39%) Go
4 12 (17.39%) Ruby
4 12 (17.39%) Shell Script
5 11 (15.94%) JavaScript
5 11 (15.94%) Perl
5 11 (15.94%) PHP
6 10 (14.49%) TypeScript
7 7 (10.14%) C#
7 7 (10.14%) Groovy
8 5 (7.25%) C
8 5 (7.25%) MATLAB
8 5 (7.25%) OCaml
8 5 (7.25%) SystemTap
9 1 (1.45%) Bicep
9 1 (1.45%) C++
Qualifications
1 15 (21.74%) Security Cleared
2 13 (18.84%) Degree
3 10 (14.49%) Azure Certification
4 9 (13.04%) SC Cleared
5 4 (5.80%) AWS Certification
5 4 (5.80%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (4.35%) AWS Certified DevOps Engineer
6 3 (4.35%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
7 1 (1.45%) AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner
7 1 (1.45%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.45%) CCNA
7 1 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 42 (60.87%) Docker
2 4 (5.80%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.45%) Samba
Systems Management
1 36 (52.17%) Kubernetes
2 33 (47.83%) Ansible
2 33 (47.83%) Terraform
3 31 (44.93%) Puppet
4 23 (33.33%) Progress Chef
5 14 (20.29%) Grafana
6 12 (17.39%) Prometheus
6 12 (17.39%) Salt
7 5 (7.25%) Docker Swarm
8 4 (5.80%) Kibana
9 1 (1.45%) logstash
9 1 (1.45%) Nmap
9 1 (1.45%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 8 (11.59%) Microsoft
1 8 (11.59%) New Relic
1 8 (11.59%) Red Hat
2 7 (10.14%) SaltStack
3 3 (4.35%) BMC
3 3 (4.35%) Remedy
4 2 (2.90%) Alteryx
4 2 (2.90%) Blue Prism
4 2 (2.90%) Oracle
4 2 (2.90%) SAP
5 1 (1.45%) Apple
5 1 (1.45%) Cisco
5 1 (1.45%) Google
5 1 (1.45%) Qualys
5 1 (1.45%) WooCommerce