Period
to 19 May 2019

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 19 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
19 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 17 25 22
Rank change year-on-year +8 -3 -5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 767 760 913
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 10.35% 7.74% 8.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 46.12% 41.67% 42.31%
Number of salaries quoted 489 652 767
Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £31,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £64,850 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +3.09%

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 1,663 1,824 2,158
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 22.44% 18.59% 20.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1,244 1,601 1,852
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £23,300 £22,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.27%

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 19 May 2019.

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 19 May 2019. 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 -6 325 £50,000 +11.11% 33
North Yorkshire +7 265 £50,000 +17.65% 7
South Yorkshire +11 157 £47,500 +5.56% 17
East Yorkshire +5 10 £37,500 +10.29%
Linux
England

For the 6 months to 19 May 2019, 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.

1 344 (44.85%) Python
2 332 (43.29%) Unix
3 298 (38.85%) Firewall
4 296 (38.59%) Bash Shell
5 261 (34.03%) Cisco
6 252 (32.86%) DNS
7 241 (31.42%) VPN
8 239 (31.16%) Perl
9 226 (29.47%) WAN
10 220 (28.68%) Cisco Certification
11 215 (28.03%) OSPF
12 214 (27.90%) MPLS
13 213 (27.77%) BGP
14 206 (26.86%) Windows
15 205 (26.73%) Fortinet
16 204 (26.60%) Network Security
17 202 (26.34%) Management Information System
18 201 (26.21%) Change Control
19 200 (26.08%) CCNP
19 200 (26.08%) Network Design
20 199 (25.95%) Nagios
21 195 (25.42%) Service Delivery
21 195 (25.42%) Broadband
22 194 (25.29%) SMTP
23 193 (25.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
23 193 (25.16%) NetScaler
23 193 (25.16%) Network Management
24 191 (24.90%) Cisco ASA
25 189 (24.64%) ISO 9001
25 189 (24.64%) IPsec

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 29 (3.78%) IIS
2 21 (2.74%) Elasticsearch
3 19 (2.48%) Apache
3 19 (2.48%) SharePoint
4 16 (2.09%) WebLogic
4 16 (2.09%) WordPress
5 15 (1.96%) MS Exchange
5 15 (1.96%) nginx
6 14 (1.83%) Tomcat
7 12 (1.56%) Apache Spark
8 11 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
9 10 (1.30%) CMS
9 10 (1.30%) Confluence
9 10 (1.30%) WebSphere
10 8 (1.04%) Skype for Business
11 7 (0.91%) Oracle Application Server
12 6 (0.78%) Jetty
13 5 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2007
13 5 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
13 5 (0.65%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 9 (1.17%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (0.91%) Microsoft Project
3 6 (0.78%) Photoshop
4 5 (0.65%) Sketch
5 4 (0.52%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (0.13%) Weka
Business Applications
1 6 (0.78%) Magento
2 5 (0.65%) Shopify
3 3 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 171 (22.29%) Amazon AWS
2 150 (19.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 46 (6.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 38 (4.95%) PaaS
5 36 (4.69%) Office 365
6 34 (4.43%) IaaS
7 30 (3.91%) GitHub
8 21 (2.74%) Amazon S3
8 21 (2.74%) SaaS
9 20 (2.61%) AWS CloudFormation
10 18 (2.35%) Amazon EC2
11 14 (1.83%) CloudFront
12 13 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
13 12 (1.56%) Azure Stack
13 12 (1.56%) IBM Cloud
14 11 (1.43%) Azure Active Directory
15 9 (1.17%) Serverless
15 9 (1.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 7 (0.91%) Google Analytics
16 7 (0.91%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 298 (38.85%) Firewall
2 252 (32.86%) DNS
3 241 (31.42%) VPN
4 226 (29.47%) WAN
5 215 (28.03%) OSPF
6 214 (27.90%) MPLS
7 213 (27.77%) BGP
8 204 (26.60%) Network Security
9 195 (25.42%) Broadband
10 194 (25.29%) SMTP
11 193 (25.16%) NetScaler
12 191 (24.90%) Cisco ASA
13 189 (24.64%) Cisco Nexus
13 189 (24.64%) IPsec
14 188 (24.51%) ADSL
14 188 (24.51%) RIP
15 38 (4.95%) SAN
16 29 (3.78%) VoIP
17 28 (3.65%) Internet
18 24 (3.13%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (9.13%) MySQL
2 58 (7.56%) SQL Server
3 50 (6.52%) PostgreSQL
4 39 (5.08%) Relational Database
5 27 (3.52%) NoSQL
6 23 (3.00%) Oracle Database
7 17 (2.22%) Hadoop
8 16 (2.09%) MongoDB
9 15 (1.96%) Big Data
10 14 (1.83%) Hazelcast
11 13 (1.69%) Redis
12 12 (1.56%) Apache Hive
12 12 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 10 (1.30%) Amazon RDS
14 8 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
14 8 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
15 6 (0.78%) Oracle Database 12c
15 6 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
15 6 (0.78%) Riak
16 5 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 88 (11.47%) Jenkins
2 69 (9.00%) Git (software)
3 33 (4.30%) CircleCI
3 33 (4.30%) GitLab
3 33 (4.30%) JIRA
4 32 (4.17%) Subversion
5 19 (2.48%) JUnit
5 19 (2.48%) TeamCity
6 15 (1.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 14 (1.83%) Codeship
7 14 (1.83%) IntelliJ
7 14 (1.83%) Selenium
8 11 (1.43%) Mockito
9 10 (1.30%) JMeter
10 7 (0.91%) AppScan
10 7 (0.91%) GCC
10 7 (0.91%) GDB
10 7 (0.91%) Mercurial
10 7 (0.91%) Metasploit
10 7 (0.91%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 83 (10.82%) Finance
2 33 (4.30%) Banking
3 29 (3.78%) Telecoms
4 20 (2.61%) Electronics
5 17 (2.22%) Retail
6 14 (1.83%) Games
7 13 (1.69%) Legal
7 13 (1.69%) Manufacturing
8 9 (1.17%) Marketing
9 5 (0.65%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.52%) Czech Language
10 4 (0.52%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.52%) Law
11 3 (0.39%) Billing
12 2 (0.26%) Automotive
13 1 (0.13%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.13%) Back Office
13 1 (0.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 177 (23.08%) Network Engineer
2 131 (17.08%) Developer
3 121 (15.78%) Security Engineer
4 101 (13.17%) Network Security Engineer
5 87 (11.34%) DevOps Engineer
6 61 (7.95%) Linux Engineer
7 58 (7.56%) Cloud Engineer
8 48 (6.26%) Cisco Engineer
8 48 (6.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 46 (6.00%) Administrator
10 45 (5.87%) Software Engineer
11 41 (5.35%) AWS Engineer
11 41 (5.35%) Cisco Security Engineer
12 40 (5.22%) Analyst
13 39 (5.08%) Product Developer
14 35 (4.56%) Switch Engineer
15 34 (4.43%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 34 (4.43%) Linux/Unix DevOps
16 31 (4.04%) PHP Developer
17 30 (3.91%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (6.65%) HTML
2 50 (6.52%) CSS
3 32 (4.17%) Node.js
4 31 (4.04%) Elastic Stack
5 22 (2.87%) Web Services
6 21 (2.74%) Vue.js
7 20 (2.61%) HTML5
8 19 (2.48%) Middleware
9 17 (2.22%) Spring
10 16 (2.09%) Laravel
11 15 (1.96%) CSS3
11 15 (1.96%) LDAP
11 15 (1.96%) REST
11 15 (1.96%) RESTful
12 13 (1.69%) jQuery
12 13 (1.69%) Kafka
12 13 (1.69%) SOAP
13 11 (1.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 9 (1.17%) RabbitMQ
15 8 (1.04%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 202 (26.34%) Management Information System
2 66 (8.60%) Data Centre
3 42 (5.48%) Linux Command Line
4 40 (5.22%) Public Cloud
5 29 (3.78%) Analytical Skills
6 28 (3.65%) Hybrid Cloud
7 22 (2.87%) Enterprise Software
8 20 (2.61%) Clustering
9 19 (2.48%) Self-Motivation
10 17 (2.22%) Fintech
11 14 (1.83%) Algorithms
12 13 (1.69%) User Experience
13 10 (1.30%) Replication
14 9 (1.17%) Mobile App
15 7 (0.91%) Data Structures
15 7 (0.91%) Enterprise Storage
15 7 (0.91%) MPEG
16 6 (0.78%) Internet of Things
16 6 (0.78%) Virtual Team
17 5 (0.65%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 332 (43.29%) Unix
2 206 (26.86%) Windows
3 61 (7.95%) Windows Server
4 39 (5.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 27 (3.52%) Ubuntu
6 22 (2.87%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (2.35%) Android
7 18 (2.35%) Solaris
8 17 (2.22%) AIX
9 12 (1.56%) CentOS
9 12 (1.56%) Debian
9 12 (1.56%) Mac OS
10 9 (1.17%) Embedded Linux
11 6 (0.78%) HPUX
12 5 (0.65%) Windows Embedded Compact
12 5 (0.65%) zOS
13 4 (0.52%) Oracle Linux
13 4 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.26%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (26.21%) Change Control
2 200 (26.08%) Network Design
3 195 (25.42%) Service Delivery
4 193 (25.16%) Network Management
5 188 (24.51%) Product Management
6 186 (24.25%) DevOps
7 150 (19.56%) Agile Software Development
8 82 (10.69%) Problem-Solving
9 67 (8.74%) Configuration Management
10 66 (8.60%) Open Source
11 61 (7.95%) Software Engineering
12 60 (7.82%) Continuous Integration
13 54 (7.04%) Scrum
14 51 (6.65%) Mentoring
15 49 (6.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 46 (6.00%) Load Balancing
17 41 (5.35%) Information Security
18 36 (4.69%) Computer Science
19 35 (4.56%) Disaster Recovery
19 35 (4.56%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 344 (44.85%) Python
2 296 (38.59%) Bash Shell
3 239 (31.16%) Perl
4 137 (17.86%) SQL
5 104 (13.56%) JavaScript
6 100 (13.04%) Java
7 64 (8.34%) Ruby
8 61 (7.95%) PHP
9 57 (7.43%) C++
10 51 (6.65%) Shell Script
11 30 (3.91%) PowerShell
12 24 (3.13%) C
13 17 (2.22%) C#
14 16 (2.09%) Go
15 14 (1.83%) Groovy
15 14 (1.83%) PL/SQL
15 14 (1.83%) TypeScript
16 8 (1.04%) PHP 5
17 5 (0.65%) Kotlin
17 5 (0.65%) R
Qualifications
1 220 (28.68%) Cisco Certification
2 200 (26.08%) CCNP
3 187 (24.38%) CCNA
4 66 (8.60%) Degree
5 17 (2.22%) CCSA
5 17 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
6 16 (2.09%) CCSE
6 16 (2.09%) CISSP
6 16 (2.09%) Security Cleared
7 15 (1.96%) PhD
8 14 (1.83%) Postgraduate
8 14 (1.83%) SC Cleared
9 12 (1.56%) CISA
10 11 (1.43%) CISM
11 10 (1.30%) AWS Certification
12 8 (1.04%) Check Point Certification
12 8 (1.04%) RHCE
13 6 (0.78%) OCP
13 6 (0.78%) Oracle Certification
13 6 (0.78%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 193 (25.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 189 (24.64%) ISO 9001
3 19 (2.48%) QA
4 12 (1.56%) GDPR
4 12 (1.56%) SLA
5 7 (0.91%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.39%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.13%) COBIT
7 1 (0.13%) IEC 61508
7 1 (0.13%) ISO 26262
7 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.13%) MISRA
7 1 (0.13%) PSD2
System Software
1 93 (12.13%) Docker
2 68 (8.87%) Active Directory
3 57 (7.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 28 (3.65%) Hyper-V
5 19 (2.48%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (1.17%) Firmware
7 7 (0.91%) NFS
8 6 (0.78%) vSphere
9 5 (0.65%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 5 (0.65%) HDFS
9 5 (0.65%) Oracle RAC
9 5 (0.65%) XenApp
10 4 (0.52%) Virtual Desktop
11 3 (0.39%) Varnish
11 3 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.26%) pfSense
12 2 (0.26%) Postfix
13 1 (0.13%) Apache Flume
13 1 (0.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 1 (0.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 199 (25.95%) Nagios
2 188 (24.51%) FortiGate
3 88 (11.47%) Ansible
4 87 (11.34%) Puppet
5 66 (8.60%) Terraform
6 58 (7.56%) Opscode Chef
7 56 (7.30%) Kubernetes
8 23 (3.00%) Consul
9 19 (2.48%) Nessus
9 19 (2.48%) SCCM
10 18 (2.35%) Prometheus
11 15 (1.96%) Cobbler
11 15 (1.96%) Tivoli
12 14 (1.83%) CFEngine
13 12 (1.56%) Nmap
14 11 (1.43%) WSUS
15 10 (1.30%) Grafana
16 9 (1.17%) Oracle RMAN
16 9 (1.17%) Packer
17 7 (0.91%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 261 (34.03%) Cisco
2 205 (26.73%) Fortinet
3 134 (17.47%) Microsoft
4 114 (14.86%) Palo Alto
5 99 (12.91%) VMware
6 71 (9.26%) Oracle
7 49 (6.39%) Google
8 47 (6.13%) CheckPoint
9 40 (5.22%) Red Hat
10 36 (4.69%) Juniper
11 27 (3.52%) IBM
12 15 (1.96%) EnterpriseDB
13 14 (1.83%) Atlassian
14 12 (1.56%) F5
14 12 (1.56%) Veeam
15 11 (1.43%) Citrix
15 11 (1.43%) HP
15 11 (1.43%) Splunk
15 11 (1.43%) Zend
16 9 (1.17%) EMC