Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 15 20
Rank change year-on-year -7 +5 -2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 758 1,016 948
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 8.66% 10.13% 8.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.62% 45.58% 38.44%
Number of salaries quoted 625 822 765
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -4.76%
10th Percentile £27,750 £26,750 £26,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £54,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +8.00% - +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 1,866 2,229 2,466
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 21.32% 22.23% 22.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1,570 1,828 2,069
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% -2.67%
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -9 465 £45,000 +2.27% 82
North Yorkshire -5 164 £42,500 - 23
South Yorkshire -5 117 £45,000 +5.88% 35
East Yorkshire +8 2 £37,000 +23.33% 4
Humberside - 2 £30,000 -
Linux
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 266 (35.09%) DevOps
2 253 (33.38%) Python
3 236 (31.13%) Amazon AWS
4 231 (30.47%) Windows
5 190 (25.07%) Agile Software Development
6 188 (24.80%) Puppet
7 173 (22.82%) Unix
8 168 (22.16%) SQL
9 158 (20.84%) Java
9 158 (20.84%) Ansible
10 152 (20.05%) Git (software)
11 149 (19.66%) Bash Shell
12 144 (19.00%) VMware
13 136 (17.94%) Ruby
14 134 (17.68%) Docker
15 129 (17.02%) JavaScript
16 121 (15.96%) Configuration Management
17 117 (15.44%) Microsoft Azure
18 115 (15.17%) Jenkins
18 115 (15.17%) Microsoft
19 107 (14.12%) Oracle
20 103 (13.59%) PHP
21 102 (13.46%) Red Hat
21 102 (13.46%) Opscode Chef
22 100 (13.19%) MySQL
23 90 (11.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 86 (11.35%) Degree
25 84 (11.08%) Finance
26 82 (10.82%) Active Directory
27 80 (10.55%) Windows Server

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 69 (9.10%) Tomcat
2 53 (6.99%) Apache
3 44 (5.80%) WebLogic
4 40 (5.28%) JBoss
5 29 (3.83%) OpenStack
6 26 (3.43%) WebSphere
7 24 (3.17%) CloudStack
8 22 (2.90%) Elasticsearch
8 22 (2.90%) MS Exchange
8 22 (2.90%) SharePoint
9 19 (2.51%) CMS
10 17 (2.24%) IIS
11 16 (2.11%) nginx
12 15 (1.98%) Confluence
13 13 (1.72%) Apache Solr
14 9 (1.19%) WordPress
15 8 (1.06%) Oracle Application Server
16 7 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2013
16 7 (0.92%) Jetty
17 6 (0.79%) Moodle
Applications
1 16 (2.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (1.32%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (1.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (0.53%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.13%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 8 (1.06%) Magento
2 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 236 (31.13%) Amazon AWS
2 117 (15.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 39 (5.15%) AWS CloudFormation
4 38 (5.01%) SaaS
5 34 (4.49%) Office 365
6 26 (3.43%) Amazon EC2
7 22 (2.90%) Amazon S3
8 21 (2.77%) Cloud Computing
9 18 (2.37%) GitHub
9 18 (2.37%) Serverless
10 15 (1.98%) Google Cloud Platform
11 11 (1.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 11 (1.45%) AWS Lambda
12 8 (1.06%) Azure Active Directory
13 7 (0.92%) Amazon SQS
13 7 (0.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 6 (0.79%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 6 (0.79%) Sage Pay
15 5 (0.66%) Amazon ELB
15 5 (0.66%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 56 (7.39%) Firewall
2 53 (6.99%) SAN
3 37 (4.88%) HTTP
4 36 (4.75%) DNS
5 34 (4.49%) TCP/IP
6 32 (4.22%) Internet
7 20 (2.64%) Network Security
7 20 (2.64%) WAN
8 17 (2.24%) LAN
9 16 (2.11%) DHCP
9 16 (2.11%) VoIP
10 15 (1.98%) Fibre Channel
11 13 (1.72%) VPN
12 12 (1.58%) NAS
12 12 (1.58%) NetScaler
13 11 (1.45%) HTTPS
13 11 (1.45%) VLAN
14 10 (1.32%) Intranet
14 10 (1.32%) SSL
15 8 (1.06%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (13.19%) MySQL
2 54 (7.12%) SQL Server
3 48 (6.33%) NoSQL
4 43 (5.67%) Oracle Database
5 27 (3.56%) PostgreSQL
6 25 (3.30%) MongoDB
7 17 (2.24%) Amazon RDS
8 16 (2.11%) Relational Database
9 15 (1.98%) Redis
10 13 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
11 12 (1.58%) Oracle Reports
12 11 (1.45%) Hadoop
13 10 (1.32%) Oracle Database 12c
13 10 (1.32%) Oracle Exadata
14 9 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
15 8 (1.06%) Amazon Redshift
16 7 (0.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 6 (0.79%) Big Data
18 5 (0.66%) Apache Hive
18 5 (0.66%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 152 (20.05%) Git (software)
2 115 (15.17%) Jenkins
3 44 (5.80%) JIRA
4 32 (4.22%) Subversion
5 26 (3.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 24 (3.17%) TeamCity
7 22 (2.90%) Maven
8 21 (2.77%) Vagrant
9 20 (2.64%) Sonatype Nexus
10 13 (1.72%) Octopus Deploy
11 11 (1.45%) GitLab
12 10 (1.32%) JUnit
13 8 (1.06%) Oracle Forms
14 7 (0.92%) Rational Performance Tester
14 7 (0.92%) SonarQube
15 6 (0.79%) Bitbucket
15 6 (0.79%) LoadUI
15 6 (0.79%) Redmine
15 6 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
15 6 (0.79%) Trac
General
1 84 (11.08%) Finance
2 46 (6.07%) Retail
3 43 (5.67%) Telecoms
4 36 (4.75%) Marketing
5 19 (2.51%) Games
6 17 (2.24%) Banking
7 14 (1.85%) Electronics
8 7 (0.92%) Advertising
9 4 (0.53%) Aerospace
9 4 (0.53%) Automotive
10 3 (0.40%) Back Office
10 3 (0.40%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.26%) Billing
11 2 (0.26%) French Language
11 2 (0.26%) German Language
11 2 (0.26%) Legal
12 1 (0.13%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.13%) Law
12 1 (0.13%) Online Betting
12 1 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 139 (18.34%) Developer
2 135 (17.81%) DevOps Engineer
3 103 (13.59%) Linux Engineer
4 93 (12.27%) Administrator
5 66 (8.71%) Systems Administrator
6 58 (7.65%) Linux Administrator
7 56 (7.39%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 53 (6.99%) AWS Engineer
9 48 (6.33%) Platform Engineer
10 47 (6.20%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 46 (6.07%) Senior Developer
12 44 (5.80%) Architect
13 42 (5.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 38 (5.01%) Software Engineer
15 37 (4.88%) Linux DevOps Engineer
16 35 (4.62%) AWS DevOps
17 34 (4.49%) AWS DevOps Engineer
18 32 (4.22%) Java Developer
19 30 (3.96%) Cloud Engineer
20 29 (3.83%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (10.03%) HTML
2 74 (9.76%) CSS
3 59 (7.78%) Node.js
4 45 (5.94%) Web Services
5 34 (4.49%) RESTful
6 33 (4.35%) jQuery
7 32 (4.22%) Middleware
8 25 (3.30%) HTML5
9 22 (2.90%) Ajax
10 20 (2.64%) LAMP
11 19 (2.51%) CSS3
11 19 (2.51%) JSON
12 18 (2.37%) .NET
12 18 (2.37%) SOAP
12 18 (2.37%) Spring
13 16 (2.11%) XML
14 12 (1.58%) AngularJS
14 12 (1.58%) Laravel
14 12 (1.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 11 (1.45%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 73 (9.63%) Data Centre
2 38 (5.01%) Linux Command Line
3 36 (4.75%) Computer Science
4 30 (3.96%) Self-Motivation
5 25 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
6 23 (3.03%) Public Cloud
7 22 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
8 21 (2.77%) Greenfield Project
9 20 (2.64%) Mobile App
10 18 (2.37%) Clustering
11 16 (2.11%) Enterprise Storage
11 16 (2.11%) Management Information System
12 15 (1.98%) User Experience
13 14 (1.85%) Cloud Native
14 11 (1.45%) Private Cloud
15 9 (1.19%) Client/Server
15 9 (1.19%) Mainframe
16 8 (1.06%) Replication
16 8 (1.06%) Video\Live Streaming
17 5 (0.66%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 231 (30.47%) Windows
2 173 (22.82%) Unix
3 90 (11.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 80 (10.55%) Windows Server
5 44 (5.80%) CentOS
6 41 (5.41%) Ubuntu
7 35 (4.62%) AIX
8 22 (2.90%) Debian
9 20 (2.64%) Windows 7
10 17 (2.24%) HPUX
10 17 (2.24%) Solaris
11 16 (2.11%) Mac OS X
12 14 (1.85%) Android
12 14 (1.85%) SUSE
13 13 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
14 11 (1.45%) Windows 10
15 8 (1.06%) Apple iOS
15 8 (1.06%) Embedded Linux
15 8 (1.06%) Oracle Linux
16 7 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 266 (35.09%) DevOps
2 190 (25.07%) Agile Software Development
3 121 (15.96%) Configuration Management
4 79 (10.42%) Continuous Integration
5 74 (9.76%) Problem-Solving
6 69 (9.10%) Scrum
7 66 (8.71%) ITIL
8 61 (8.05%) Open Source
9 57 (7.52%) MVC
10 53 (6.99%) Software Engineering
11 52 (6.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 50 (6.60%) Test Automation
13 46 (6.07%) Deployment Automation
14 45 (5.94%) E-Commerce
15 43 (5.67%) OO
16 38 (5.01%) OOP
17 36 (4.75%) Disaster Recovery
17 36 (4.75%) High Availability
18 34 (4.49%) Root Cause Analysis
19 33 (4.35%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 253 (33.38%) Python
2 168 (22.16%) SQL
3 158 (20.84%) Java
4 149 (19.66%) Bash Shell
5 136 (17.94%) Ruby
6 129 (17.02%) JavaScript
7 103 (13.59%) PHP
8 78 (10.29%) Shell Script
9 67 (8.84%) Perl
10 58 (7.65%) PowerShell
11 46 (6.07%) C++
12 38 (5.01%) C#
13 36 (4.75%) C
14 27 (3.56%) PL/SQL
15 21 (2.77%) Go
16 12 (1.58%) ES6
16 12 (1.58%) Java 8
17 9 (1.19%) Java 9
18 8 (1.06%) PHP 5
19 7 (0.92%) R
Qualifications
1 86 (11.35%) Degree
2 22 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (2.37%) Computer Science Degree
4 15 (1.98%) AWS Certification
5 13 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (1.58%) CISSP
7 11 (1.45%) MCSE
8 10 (1.32%) RHCE
9 9 (1.19%) CCNA
9 9 (1.19%) Oracle Certification
9 9 (1.19%) RHCSA
10 8 (1.06%) CCNP
10 8 (1.06%) CISM
10 8 (1.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 8 (1.06%) OCP
11 4 (0.53%) MCSA
12 3 (0.40%) CCSP
12 3 (0.40%) CISA
13 2 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.26%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (3.17%) SLA
2 16 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (1.98%) QA
4 11 (1.45%) PCI DSS
5 8 (1.06%) GDPR
6 6 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 6 (0.79%) PMO
7 5 (0.66%) Disclosure Scotland
8 3 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.13%) JTAG
System Software
1 134 (17.68%) Docker
2 82 (10.82%) Active Directory
3 78 (10.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (3.17%) vSphere
5 20 (2.64%) Hyper-V
5 20 (2.64%) VMware ESXi
6 18 (2.37%) Virtual Machines
7 17 (2.24%) Virtual Servers
8 14 (1.85%) Xen
9 13 (1.72%) Firmware
10 12 (1.58%) GlusterFS
10 12 (1.58%) XenServer
11 11 (1.45%) Gluster
12 9 (1.19%) Oracle RAC
13 8 (1.06%) Varnish
14 6 (0.79%) pfSense
15 5 (0.66%) XenApp
16 4 (0.53%) HDFS
17 3 (0.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
17 3 (0.40%) KVM
Systems Management
1 188 (24.80%) Puppet
2 158 (20.84%) Ansible
3 102 (13.46%) Opscode Chef
4 78 (10.29%) Terraform
5 42 (5.54%) Cobbler
5 42 (5.54%) Kubernetes
6 35 (4.62%) ZABBIX
7 25 (3.30%) Nagios
8 24 (3.17%) Tivoli
9 20 (2.64%) Cacti
9 20 (2.64%) Munin
10 18 (2.37%) WSUS
11 17 (2.24%) SCCM
12 11 (1.45%) Prometheus
13 10 (1.32%) Data Guard
13 10 (1.32%) Oracle RMAN
13 10 (1.32%) Packer
13 10 (1.32%) vRealize
14 9 (1.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 9 (1.19%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 144 (19.00%) VMware
2 115 (15.17%) Microsoft
3 107 (14.12%) Oracle
4 102 (13.46%) Red Hat
5 55 (7.26%) Google
6 39 (5.15%) Cisco
7 35 (4.62%) EMC
8 26 (3.43%) HP
9 24 (3.17%) EnterpriseDB
10 23 (3.03%) IBM
11 20 (2.64%) Splunk
12 19 (2.51%) Citrix
13 17 (2.24%) SaltStack
13 17 (2.24%) Twitter
14 15 (1.98%) NetApp
14 15 (1.98%) Zend
15 13 (1.72%) 3PAR
15 13 (1.72%) Ivanti
15 13 (1.72%) Shavlik
16 10 (1.32%) Brocade