Period
to 20 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 17 17
Rank change year-on-year -6 0 +3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 810 1,023 1,094
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 8.41% 9.62% 9.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.63% 44.71% 40.03%
Number of salaries quoted 687 831 883
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £61,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,900 2,288 2,733
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 19.73% 21.52% 22.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1,633 1,917 2,262
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £22,750 £21,250 £21,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £56,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Yorkshire

Linux
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux in Yorkshire.

Salary trend for Linux in Yorkshire

Linux
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Linux in Yorkshire

Linux
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 20 July 2018. 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
West Yorkshire -7 544 £45,000 - 87
North Yorkshire -6 145 £45,000 +5.88% 25
South Yorkshire -13 101 £45,000 +5.88% 23
East Yorkshire +9 9 £34,000 +13.33% 9
Humberside - 5 £30,000 - 1
Linux
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Linux.

1 284 (35.06%) DevOps
2 270 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 240 (29.63%) Python
4 222 (27.41%) Windows
5 219 (27.04%) Agile Software Development
6 196 (24.20%) Puppet
7 177 (21.85%) Java
8 174 (21.48%) VMware
9 172 (21.23%) SQL
10 161 (19.88%) JavaScript
11 160 (19.75%) Git (software)
12 159 (19.63%) Ansible
13 152 (18.77%) Ruby
14 146 (18.02%) Opscode Chef
15 144 (17.78%) Unix
16 143 (17.65%) Red Hat
17 140 (17.28%) Configuration Management
18 139 (17.16%) Bash Shell
19 136 (16.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 135 (16.67%) Docker
20 135 (16.67%) Microsoft
21 133 (16.42%) MySQL
22 131 (16.17%) Microsoft Azure
23 126 (15.56%) Oracle
24 121 (14.94%) PHP
25 112 (13.83%) Jenkins
26 105 (12.96%) CSS
27 102 (12.59%) Continuous Integration
28 99 (12.22%) Active Directory
29 95 (11.73%) VMware Infrastructure

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 75 (9.26%) Apache
1 75 (9.26%) Tomcat
2 47 (5.80%) WebLogic
3 41 (5.06%) JBoss
4 26 (3.21%) OpenStack
5 24 (2.96%) IIS
6 23 (2.84%) CloudStack
6 23 (2.84%) CMS
6 23 (2.84%) WebSphere
7 22 (2.72%) Confluence
8 21 (2.59%) Elasticsearch
8 21 (2.59%) nginx
9 19 (2.35%) SharePoint
9 19 (2.35%) WordPress
10 16 (1.98%) MS Exchange
11 13 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2013
12 12 (1.48%) Apache Spark
12 12 (1.48%) ExpressionEngine
13 11 (1.36%) SAS
14 10 (1.23%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 15 (1.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (1.73%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (1.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.86%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.12%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 10 (1.23%) Magento
2 2 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 270 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 131 (16.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 46 (5.68%) Office 365
4 42 (5.19%) Amazon EC2
5 40 (4.94%) SaaS
6 39 (4.81%) AWS CloudFormation
7 33 (4.07%) Amazon S3
8 25 (3.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 24 (2.96%) Cloud Computing
10 19 (2.35%) Serverless
11 17 (2.10%) AWS Lambda
12 16 (1.98%) Azure Active Directory
12 16 (1.98%) GitHub
13 14 (1.73%) Google Cloud Platform
13 14 (1.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 13 (1.60%) Amazon ELB
14 13 (1.60%) Amazon SQS
15 9 (1.11%) CloudFront
16 8 (0.99%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 8 (0.99%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 87 (10.74%) Firewall
2 55 (6.79%) DNS
3 48 (5.93%) SAN
4 44 (5.43%) TCP/IP
5 34 (4.20%) HTTP
5 34 (4.20%) Internet
6 32 (3.95%) Network Security
7 31 (3.83%) DHCP
8 30 (3.70%) VPN
9 24 (2.96%) SSL
9 24 (2.96%) WAN
10 19 (2.35%) VLAN
11 17 (2.10%) VoIP
12 16 (1.98%) LAN
13 15 (1.85%) MPLS
14 13 (1.60%) Broadband
14 13 (1.60%) NAS
14 13 (1.60%) Reverse Proxy
15 12 (1.48%) Wireless
16 11 (1.36%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (16.42%) MySQL
2 54 (6.67%) Oracle Database
3 52 (6.42%) SQL Server
4 44 (5.43%) NoSQL
5 30 (3.70%) MongoDB
6 29 (3.58%) Amazon RDS
6 29 (3.58%) Hadoop
7 27 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
8 23 (2.84%) Redis
9 22 (2.72%) Big Data
10 18 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
11 15 (1.85%) Oracle Database 12c
12 14 (1.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 12 (1.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 12 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 11 (1.36%) Oracle Database 11g
14 11 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
15 10 (1.23%) Oracle Exadata
16 9 (1.11%) Relational Database
17 8 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 160 (19.75%) Git (software)
2 112 (13.83%) Jenkins
3 53 (6.54%) JIRA
4 35 (4.32%) TeamCity
5 30 (3.70%) Subversion
6 28 (3.46%) Vagrant
7 27 (3.33%) Maven
8 21 (2.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 17 (2.10%) Sonatype Nexus
10 16 (1.98%) JUnit
11 15 (1.85%) Octopus Deploy
12 13 (1.60%) GitLab
13 11 (1.36%) Bitbucket
13 11 (1.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 9 (1.11%) Selenium
15 8 (0.99%) Oracle Forms
16 7 (0.86%) Rational Performance Tester
17 6 (0.74%) LoadRunner
17 6 (0.74%) LoadUI
17 6 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 86 (10.62%) Finance
2 50 (6.17%) Retail
3 42 (5.19%) Marketing
4 23 (2.84%) Games
5 21 (2.59%) Telecoms
6 13 (1.60%) Advertising
7 7 (0.86%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.62%) Automotive
8 5 (0.62%) Electronics
9 4 (0.49%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.37%) Banking
11 2 (0.25%) Back Office
11 2 (0.25%) French Language
11 2 (0.25%) German Language
11 2 (0.25%) Legal
12 1 (0.12%) Billing
12 1 (0.12%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.12%) Online Betting
12 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 169 (20.86%) Developer
2 149 (18.40%) DevOps Engineer
3 101 (12.47%) Linux Engineer
4 62 (7.65%) Senior Developer
5 60 (7.41%) Architect
6 58 (7.16%) Administrator
7 55 (6.79%) PHP Developer
8 54 (6.67%) Platform Engineer
9 51 (6.30%) AWS Engineer
10 46 (5.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 44 (5.43%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 39 (4.81%) Systems Administrator
13 38 (4.69%) Linux Administrator
14 36 (4.44%) AWS DevOps
14 36 (4.44%) AWS DevOps Engineer
15 34 (4.20%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 34 (4.20%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 33 (4.07%) Support Engineer
17 32 (3.95%) Java Developer
17 32 (3.95%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (12.96%) CSS
2 86 (10.62%) HTML
3 68 (8.40%) Node.js
4 54 (6.67%) LAMP
5 51 (6.30%) Web Services
6 38 (4.69%) jQuery
6 38 (4.69%) RESTful
7 27 (3.33%) Ajax
7 27 (3.33%) Middleware
8 26 (3.21%) AngularJS
8 26 (3.21%) Spring
9 25 (3.09%) HTML5
9 25 (3.09%) JSON
9 25 (3.09%) Laravel
9 25 (3.09%) Symfony
10 24 (2.96%) .NET
11 19 (2.35%) SOAP
12 17 (2.10%) CSS3
13 15 (1.85%) Hibernate
13 15 (1.85%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 62 (7.65%) Data Centre
2 37 (4.57%) Linux Command Line
3 30 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (2.96%) Self-Motivation
5 22 (2.72%) Computer Science
5 22 (2.72%) User Experience
6 21 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
6 21 (2.59%) Greenfield Project
7 16 (1.98%) Public Cloud
8 14 (1.73%) Private Cloud
9 12 (1.48%) Cloud Native
10 10 (1.23%) Client/Server
11 9 (1.11%) Enterprise Storage
12 8 (0.99%) Device Driver
12 8 (0.99%) Mobile App
13 7 (0.86%) Embedded Systems
13 7 (0.86%) Virtual Team
14 6 (0.74%) Clustering
14 6 (0.74%) Learning Management System
15 5 (0.62%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 222 (27.41%) Windows
2 144 (17.78%) Unix
3 136 (16.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 79 (9.75%) Windows Server
5 57 (7.04%) CentOS
6 34 (4.20%) Debian
7 33 (4.07%) AIX
8 29 (3.58%) Ubuntu
9 26 (3.21%) Windows Server 2008
10 19 (2.35%) Mac OS X
10 19 (2.35%) Solaris
11 16 (1.98%) HPUX
12 15 (1.85%) Windows 7
13 14 (1.73%) SUSE
14 11 (1.36%) Android
15 9 (1.11%) Mac OS
16 8 (0.99%) Oracle Linux
16 8 (0.99%) Windows 10
17 5 (0.62%) Embedded Linux
17 5 (0.62%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 284 (35.06%) DevOps
2 219 (27.04%) Agile Software Development
3 140 (17.28%) Configuration Management
4 102 (12.59%) Continuous Integration
5 86 (10.62%) ITIL
5 86 (10.62%) Problem-Solving
6 85 (10.49%) MVC
7 79 (9.75%) Scrum
8 64 (7.90%) Software Engineering
8 64 (7.90%) Test Automation
9 59 (7.28%) OO
10 53 (6.54%) High Availability
11 50 (6.17%) Deployment Automation
12 47 (5.80%) E-Commerce
12 47 (5.80%) Open Source
13 40 (4.94%) OOP
14 39 (4.81%) Disaster Recovery
14 39 (4.81%) Web Development
15 33 (4.07%) DSDM
15 33 (4.07%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 240 (29.63%) Python
2 177 (21.85%) Java
3 172 (21.23%) SQL
4 161 (19.88%) JavaScript
5 152 (18.77%) Ruby
6 139 (17.16%) Bash Shell
7 121 (14.94%) PHP
8 86 (10.62%) Shell Script
9 69 (8.52%) Perl
10 60 (7.41%) C++
11 47 (5.80%) C#
12 44 (5.43%) C
12 44 (5.43%) PowerShell
13 35 (4.32%) PL/SQL
14 27 (3.33%) Go
15 14 (1.73%) PHP 7
16 13 (1.60%) T-SQL
17 11 (1.36%) PHP 5
17 11 (1.36%) R
18 9 (1.11%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 76 (9.38%) Degree
2 49 (6.05%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (2.72%) CCNA
3 22 (2.72%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (2.22%) AWS Certification
5 17 (2.10%) MCSE
6 13 (1.60%) CCNP
7 12 (1.48%) CISM
7 12 (1.48%) CISSP
7 12 (1.48%) Computer Science Degree
8 10 (1.23%) CCSP
8 10 (1.23%) Oracle Certification
9 9 (1.11%) OCP
10 8 (0.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 8 (0.99%) MCSA
10 8 (0.99%) RHCE
11 7 (0.86%) CCIP
12 6 (0.74%) Network+ Certification
12 6 (0.74%) RHCSA
13 4 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.35%) SLA
2 17 (2.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (1.85%) QA
4 12 (1.48%) GDPR
4 12 (1.48%) PCI DSS
5 9 (1.11%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.37%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.25%) GCP
7 2 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.12%) PMO
8 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 135 (16.67%) Docker
2 99 (12.22%) Active Directory
3 95 (11.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 31 (3.83%) Hyper-V
5 29 (3.58%) VMware ESXi
6 28 (3.46%) Virtual Machines
7 26 (3.21%) vSphere
8 20 (2.47%) XenServer
9 16 (1.98%) Firmware
10 14 (1.73%) Virtual Servers
11 13 (1.60%) Xen
12 11 (1.36%) XenApp
13 9 (1.11%) Oracle RAC
14 8 (0.99%) Varnish
15 6 (0.74%) Gluster
15 6 (0.74%) GlusterFS
15 6 (0.74%) KVM
16 4 (0.49%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 4 (0.49%) HDFS
16 4 (0.49%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 196 (24.20%) Puppet
2 159 (19.63%) Ansible
3 146 (18.02%) Opscode Chef
4 69 (8.52%) Terraform
5 45 (5.56%) Cobbler
6 43 (5.31%) Kubernetes
7 29 (3.58%) Nagios
8 27 (3.33%) Tivoli
9 26 (3.21%) SmoothWall
10 21 (2.59%) SCCM
11 20 (2.47%) Packer
12 19 (2.35%) ZABBIX
13 13 (1.60%) SCOM
13 13 (1.60%) WSUS
14 12 (1.48%) SCDPM
15 11 (1.36%) Cacti
15 11 (1.36%) Munin
16 10 (1.23%) Data Guard
16 10 (1.23%) Docker Swarm
16 10 (1.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 174 (21.48%) VMware
2 143 (17.65%) Red Hat
3 135 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 126 (15.56%) Oracle
5 82 (10.12%) Google
6 67 (8.27%) Cisco
7 26 (3.21%) EnterpriseDB
7 26 (3.21%) SaltStack
8 23 (2.84%) Citrix
8 23 (2.84%) Zend
9 22 (2.72%) EMC
9 22 (2.72%) HP
10 21 (2.59%) Twitter
11 16 (1.98%) IBM
11 16 (1.98%) NetApp
11 16 (1.98%) New Relic
12 13 (1.60%) F5
13 12 (1.48%) Trend Micro
14 11 (1.36%) Remedy
15 10 (1.23%) 3PAR