Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 20 22 15
Rank change year-on-year +2 -7 +6
Permanent jobs citing Linux 765 762 1,031
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 10.18% 8.65% 10.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 45.97% 40.92% 45.76%
Number of salaries quoted 411 630 832
Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,750 £27,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £54,241 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.40% +8.48% -

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 1,664 1,862 2,253
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 22.14% 21.13% 22.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1,168 1,572 1,849
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £23,051 £22,275 £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% -

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 18 September 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 18 September 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
North Yorkshire 0 364 £49,000 +15.29% 8
West Yorkshire -5 304 £50,000 +11.11% 79
South Yorkshire -6 90 £45,000 - 21
East Yorkshire -1 7 £32,500 -4.41% 5
Linux
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 455 (59.48%) Python
2 392 (51.24%) Unix
3 387 (50.59%) Bash Shell
4 384 (50.20%) Firewall
5 375 (49.02%) Cisco
6 362 (47.32%) WAN
7 350 (45.75%) Perl
8 340 (44.44%) VPN
8 340 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
9 338 (44.18%) DNS
10 337 (44.05%) OSPF
11 331 (43.27%) Fortinet
12 329 (43.01%) MPLS
13 327 (42.75%) Nagios
13 327 (42.75%) Network Security
14 326 (42.61%) BGP
14 326 (42.61%) Service Delivery
15 325 (42.48%) CCNP
16 324 (42.35%) Cisco ASA
17 318 (41.57%) Change Control
18 317 (41.44%) NetScaler
18 317 (41.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 314 (41.05%) IPsec
20 313 (40.92%) Management Information System
20 313 (40.92%) Network Design
21 312 (40.78%) Network Management
21 312 (40.78%) Product Management
21 312 (40.78%) RIP
21 312 (40.78%) SMTP
21 312 (40.78%) ISO 9001

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 27 (3.53%) Elasticsearch
2 24 (3.14%) Apache
2 24 (3.14%) OpenStack
3 20 (2.61%) IIS
4 17 (2.22%) SharePoint
5 15 (1.96%) Tomcat
6 14 (1.83%) nginx
7 11 (1.44%) Apache Spark
8 9 (1.18%) MS Exchange
9 7 (0.92%) WordPress
10 6 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (0.78%) JBoss
10 6 (0.78%) Jetty
10 6 (0.78%) WebLogic
11 5 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (0.65%) OpenEdge
11 5 (0.65%) WebSphere
11 5 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
12 4 (0.52%) Skype for Business
13 2 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (1.57%) Chatbot
2 10 (1.31%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.52%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.52%) Sketch
4 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (1.05%) Magento
2 4 (0.52%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 137 (17.91%) AWS
2 88 (11.50%) Azure
3 35 (4.58%) GCP
4 24 (3.14%) Office 365
5 21 (2.75%) IaaS
6 18 (2.35%) PaaS
7 16 (2.09%) Azure Stack
7 16 (2.09%) IBM Cloud
8 14 (1.83%) AWS CloudFormation
9 12 (1.57%) Amazon EC2
9 12 (1.57%) SaaS
10 10 (1.31%) GitHub
11 9 (1.18%) Amazon ELB
11 9 (1.18%) Azure Active Directory
11 9 (1.18%) OpenShift
12 8 (1.05%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 8 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
13 5 (0.65%) Amazon S3
13 5 (0.65%) Serverless
13 5 (0.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 384 (50.20%) Firewall
2 362 (47.32%) WAN
3 340 (44.44%) VPN
4 338 (44.18%) DNS
5 337 (44.05%) OSPF
6 329 (43.01%) MPLS
7 327 (42.75%) Network Security
8 326 (42.61%) BGP
9 324 (42.35%) Cisco ASA
10 317 (41.44%) NetScaler
11 314 (41.05%) IPsec
12 312 (40.78%) ADSL
12 312 (40.78%) Broadband
12 312 (40.78%) Cisco Nexus
12 312 (40.78%) RIP
12 312 (40.78%) SMTP
13 43 (5.62%) SAN
14 30 (3.92%) VoIP
15 28 (3.66%) LAN
16 19 (2.48%) Cisco Firepower
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (6.80%) MySQL
2 29 (3.79%) SQL Server
3 24 (3.14%) PostgreSQL
4 18 (2.35%) NoSQL
5 12 (1.57%) Big Data
6 11 (1.44%) Apache Hive
6 11 (1.44%) Hadoop
7 10 (1.31%) Redis
7 10 (1.31%) Relational Database
8 8 (1.05%) Oracle Database
9 7 (0.92%) Riak
10 6 (0.78%) Amazon RDS
11 5 (0.65%) MongoDB
11 5 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (0.52%) Amazon Redshift
12 4 (0.52%) Crystal Reports
12 4 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (0.52%) GIS
13 3 (0.39%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 49 (6.41%) Jenkins
2 46 (6.01%) Git (software)
3 21 (2.75%) Subversion
4 16 (2.09%) GitLab
5 11 (1.44%) CircleCI
6 10 (1.31%) SoapUI
7 9 (1.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 7 (0.92%) JIRA
8 7 (0.92%) JUnit
8 7 (0.92%) Mercurial
9 6 (0.78%) PHPUnit
9 6 (0.78%) Visual Studio Team System
10 5 (0.65%) TeamCity
11 4 (0.52%) Codeship
11 4 (0.52%) gulp
11 4 (0.52%) Selenium
11 4 (0.52%) webpack
12 3 (0.39%) Katalon Studio
12 3 (0.39%) SpecFlow
12 3 (0.39%) WiX
General
1 89 (11.63%) Telecoms
2 47 (6.14%) Finance
3 26 (3.40%) Retail
4 21 (2.75%) Banking
5 18 (2.35%) Public Sector
6 14 (1.83%) Manufacturing
7 13 (1.70%) Marketing
8 7 (0.92%) Legal
9 5 (0.65%) Electronics
9 5 (0.65%) Law
10 4 (0.52%) Back Office
11 3 (0.39%) Automotive
12 1 (0.13%) Games
12 1 (0.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 304 (39.74%) Network Engineer
2 227 (29.67%) Security Engineer
3 219 (28.63%) Network Security Engineer
4 136 (17.78%) Cisco Engineer
4 136 (17.78%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 135 (17.65%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 130 (16.99%) Developer
7 76 (9.93%) DevOps Engineer
8 43 (5.62%) Switch Engineer
9 41 (5.36%) Cloud Engineer
10 37 (4.84%) PHP Developer
11 36 (4.71%) Product Developer
12 33 (4.31%) Linux Engineer
13 29 (3.79%) Platform Engineer
14 27 (3.53%) AWS Engineer
15 25 (3.27%) Analyst
16 24 (3.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 22 (2.88%) Firewall Engineer
18 19 (2.48%) Administrator
19 17 (2.22%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (7.32%) HTML
2 55 (7.19%) CSS
3 34 (4.44%) jQuery
4 31 (4.05%) Web Services
5 18 (2.35%) Spring
6 17 (2.22%) Elastic Stack
6 17 (2.22%) HTML5
7 15 (1.96%) LAMP
7 15 (1.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 12 (1.57%) Laravel
8 12 (1.57%) Node.js
9 11 (1.44%) .NET
9 11 (1.44%) JSON
10 10 (1.31%) Kafka
10 10 (1.31%) LDAP
10 10 (1.31%) Middleware
11 9 (1.18%) REST
11 9 (1.18%) RESTful
11 9 (1.18%) Sass
12 8 (1.05%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 313 (40.92%) Management Information System
2 37 (4.84%) Data Centre
3 30 (3.92%) Public Cloud
4 28 (3.66%) Linux Command Line
5 22 (2.88%) Hybrid Cloud
6 18 (2.35%) Greenfield Project
7 17 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (1.83%) Private Cloud
9 13 (1.70%) Clustering
10 9 (1.18%) User Experience
11 7 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (0.92%) Replication
12 5 (0.65%) Self-Motivation
13 4 (0.52%) Data Structures
13 4 (0.52%) Driving Licence
13 4 (0.52%) Mobile App
13 4 (0.52%) NHS
13 4 (0.52%) Video Conferencing
14 3 (0.39%) CAN bus
14 3 (0.39%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 392 (51.24%) Unix
2 131 (17.12%) Windows
3 59 (7.71%) Windows Server
4 38 (4.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (1.83%) AIX
6 13 (1.70%) CentOS
7 12 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (1.05%) Ubuntu
9 7 (0.92%) Solaris
10 6 (0.78%) Debian
10 6 (0.78%) Windows 10
10 6 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (0.52%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.52%) Embedded Linux
11 4 (0.52%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.39%) Android
13 2 (0.26%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.26%) SUSE
14 1 (0.13%) Kali Linux
14 1 (0.13%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 326 (42.61%) Service Delivery
2 318 (41.57%) Change Control
3 313 (40.92%) Network Design
4 312 (40.78%) Network Management
4 312 (40.78%) Product Management
5 147 (19.22%) Agile Software Development
6 139 (18.17%) DevOps
7 62 (8.10%) Configuration Management
8 60 (7.84%) Scrum
9 55 (7.19%) Continuous Integration
10 47 (6.14%) Continuous Improvement
10 47 (6.14%) Problem-Solving
11 45 (5.88%) Open Source
12 43 (5.62%) E-Commerce
13 38 (4.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 35 (4.58%) Software Delivery
15 33 (4.31%) MVC
16 30 (3.92%) Infrastructure as Code
17 29 (3.79%) Microservices
18 28 (3.66%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 455 (59.48%) Python
2 387 (50.59%) Bash Shell
3 350 (45.75%) Perl
4 91 (11.90%) JavaScript
5 88 (11.50%) Ruby
6 82 (10.72%) SQL
7 64 (8.37%) Java
8 62 (8.10%) PHP
9 37 (4.84%) PowerShell
10 26 (3.40%) Go
10 26 (3.40%) Shell Script
11 21 (2.75%) Groovy
12 20 (2.61%) C++
13 19 (2.48%) C
14 9 (1.18%) C#
14 9 (1.18%) PHP 5
15 5 (0.65%) PL/SQL
16 4 (0.52%) Embedded C
16 4 (0.52%) Embedded C++
17 3 (0.39%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 340 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 325 (42.48%) CCNP
3 296 (38.69%) CCNA
4 19 (2.48%) CCSA
4 19 (2.48%) CCSE
5 18 (2.35%) Degree
6 11 (1.44%) Check Point Certification
7 6 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (0.78%) RHCE
8 5 (0.65%) CISA
8 5 (0.65%) CISSP
8 5 (0.65%) LPIC
8 5 (0.65%) QiCA
8 5 (0.65%) SSCP
9 4 (0.52%) RHCSA
10 3 (0.39%) AWS Certification
10 3 (0.39%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (0.39%) Security Cleared
11 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.26%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 317 (41.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 312 (40.78%) ISO 9001
3 10 (1.31%) SLA
4 6 (0.78%) QA
5 5 (0.65%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.52%) GDPR
7 3 (0.39%) IEC 61508
7 3 (0.39%) ISO 26262
7 3 (0.39%) MISRA
8 2 (0.26%) COBIT
8 2 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.13%) PMO
System Software
1 119 (15.56%) Docker
2 47 (6.14%) Active Directory
3 38 (4.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (2.88%) Hyper-V
5 14 (1.83%) Virtual Machines
6 10 (1.31%) XenApp
7 8 (1.05%) Firmware
8 7 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (0.78%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 6 (0.78%) vSphere
10 5 (0.65%) VMware NSX
11 4 (0.52%) HDFS
11 4 (0.52%) KVM
11 4 (0.52%) NFS
12 1 (0.13%) Apache Flume
12 1 (0.13%) ProxySG
12 1 (0.13%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.13%) Varnish
12 1 (0.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 327 (42.75%) Nagios
2 312 (40.78%) FortiGate
3 106 (13.86%) Puppet
4 91 (11.90%) Ansible
5 72 (9.41%) Kubernetes
6 71 (9.28%) Opscode Chef
7 63 (8.24%) Terraform
8 15 (1.96%) SCCM
9 11 (1.44%) Opsview
9 11 (1.44%) WSUS
10 10 (1.31%) Cobbler
10 10 (1.31%) Grafana
10 10 (1.31%) Tivoli
11 8 (1.05%) Consul
11 8 (1.05%) Kibana
11 8 (1.05%) logstash
11 8 (1.05%) Packer
12 7 (0.92%) Docker Swarm
12 7 (0.92%) Icinga
12 7 (0.92%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 375 (49.02%) Cisco
2 331 (43.27%) Fortinet
3 233 (30.46%) Palo Alto
4 90 (11.76%) Microsoft
5 79 (10.33%) VMware
6 53 (6.93%) CheckPoint
7 36 (4.71%) Oracle
8 30 (3.92%) Google
9 29 (3.79%) Red Hat
10 25 (3.27%) IBM
11 22 (2.88%) Juniper
12 21 (2.75%) Citrix
13 17 (2.22%) NetApp
14 13 (1.70%) HP
14 13 (1.70%) Veeam
15 12 (1.57%) Meraki
16 10 (1.31%) EnterpriseDB
17 9 (1.18%) EMC
18 8 (1.05%) AppDynamics
18 8 (1.05%) Zend