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

Linux
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 20 22 15
Rank change year-on-year +2 -7 +6
Permanent jobs citing Linux 579 726 955
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 8.47% 8.68% 9.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.83% 40.92% 44.52%
Number of salaries quoted 368 597 805
Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,375 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 1,418 1,774 2,145
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 20.75% 21.22% 22.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1,079 1,457 1,806
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £23,250 £22,150 £21,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,375 £59,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +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 19 November 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 November 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 -1 311 £50,000 +11.11% 79
North Yorkshire -4 188 £45,000 - 16
South Yorkshire -13 78 £40,000 -15.79% 19
East Yorkshire +5 2 £27,500 -38.89% 1
Linux
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 281 (48.53%) Python
2 219 (37.82%) Unix
3 205 (35.41%) Bash Shell
4 191 (32.99%) Cisco
5 188 (32.47%) WAN
6 187 (32.30%) Firewall
7 171 (29.53%) Perl
8 170 (29.36%) Windows
9 163 (28.15%) DNS
10 159 (27.46%) Cisco Certification
10 159 (27.46%) Service Delivery
11 157 (27.12%) AWS
12 155 (26.77%) VPN
13 154 (26.60%) Network Security
14 152 (26.25%) CCNP
14 152 (26.25%) Nagios
15 151 (26.08%) MPLS
15 151 (26.08%) OSPF
15 151 (26.08%) Cisco ASA
16 147 (25.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 147 (25.39%) Fortinet
17 146 (25.22%) Management Information System
17 146 (25.22%) Change Control
18 143 (24.70%) SMTP
18 143 (24.70%) Network Management
19 142 (24.53%) BGP
19 142 (24.53%) IPsec
19 142 (24.53%) NetScaler
20 141 (24.35%) Cisco Nexus
20 141 (24.35%) FortiGate

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 28 (4.84%) Apache
2 24 (4.15%) OpenStack
3 20 (3.45%) SharePoint
4 16 (2.76%) Elasticsearch
4 16 (2.76%) IIS
4 16 (2.76%) Tomcat
5 9 (1.55%) MS Exchange
5 9 (1.55%) nginx
6 8 (1.38%) Apache Spark
6 8 (1.38%) Skype for Business
7 7 (1.21%) Confluence
8 5 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (0.86%) JBoss
9 4 (0.69%) Jetty
9 4 (0.69%) NetWeaver
9 4 (0.69%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.52%) WordPress
11 2 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.35%) OpenEdge
12 1 (0.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 19 (3.28%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (1.55%) Chatbot
3 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.17%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 7 (1.21%) Magento
2 3 (0.52%) SAP BPC
2 3 (0.52%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.17%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.17%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 157 (27.12%) AWS
2 73 (12.61%) Azure
3 24 (4.15%) Office 365
4 23 (3.97%) GCP
5 18 (3.11%) IaaS
6 17 (2.94%) PaaS
7 14 (2.42%) AWS CloudFormation
8 13 (2.25%) SaaS
9 12 (2.07%) GitHub
10 11 (1.90%) OpenShift
11 9 (1.55%) Amazon EC2
12 7 (1.21%) Amazon S3
12 7 (1.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 6 (1.04%) Amazon ELB
13 6 (1.04%) AWS Lambda
13 6 (1.04%) Serverless
14 5 (0.86%) IBM Cloud
15 4 (0.69%) Amazon ECS
15 4 (0.69%) Azure Active Directory
15 4 (0.69%) Azure Stack
Communications & Networking
1 188 (32.47%) WAN
2 187 (32.30%) Firewall
3 163 (28.15%) DNS
4 155 (26.77%) VPN
5 154 (26.60%) Network Security
6 151 (26.08%) Cisco ASA
6 151 (26.08%) MPLS
6 151 (26.08%) OSPF
7 143 (24.70%) SMTP
8 142 (24.53%) BGP
8 142 (24.53%) IPsec
8 142 (24.53%) NetScaler
9 141 (24.35%) ADSL
9 141 (24.35%) Broadband
9 141 (24.35%) Cisco Nexus
9 141 (24.35%) RIP
10 32 (5.53%) LAN
11 31 (5.35%) SAN
12 26 (4.49%) TCP/IP
12 26 (4.49%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (8.64%) MySQL
2 39 (6.74%) SQL Server
3 23 (3.97%) PostgreSQL
4 21 (3.63%) NoSQL
5 11 (1.90%) Redis
6 10 (1.73%) Amazon RDS
6 10 (1.73%) Big Data
6 10 (1.73%) Hadoop
7 8 (1.38%) Apache Hive
7 8 (1.38%) GIS
7 8 (1.38%) MongoDB
7 8 (1.38%) Relational Database
7 8 (1.38%) Riak
8 6 (1.04%) Oracle Database
9 5 (0.86%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (0.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 4 (0.69%) Amazon Redshift
10 4 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (0.69%) SAP HANA
11 3 (0.52%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 55 (9.50%) Jenkins
2 51 (8.81%) Git (software)
3 19 (3.28%) Subversion
4 17 (2.94%) JIRA
5 12 (2.07%) GitLab
6 9 (1.55%) CircleCI
6 9 (1.55%) Mercurial
6 9 (1.55%) SoapUI
7 8 (1.38%) Visual Studio Team System
8 6 (1.04%) PHPUnit
9 5 (0.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (0.86%) JUnit
10 4 (0.69%) Bitbucket
10 4 (0.69%) gulp
10 4 (0.69%) webpack
11 3 (0.52%) Gerrit
11 3 (0.52%) Maven
11 3 (0.52%) SonarQube
11 3 (0.52%) TeamCity
12 2 (0.35%) Selenium
General
1 85 (14.68%) Telecoms
2 36 (6.22%) Finance
3 15 (2.59%) Marketing
4 12 (2.07%) Manufacturing
4 12 (2.07%) Public Sector
4 12 (2.07%) Retail
5 6 (1.04%) Banking
6 4 (0.69%) Law
7 3 (0.52%) Automotive
7 3 (0.52%) Back Office
7 3 (0.52%) Legal
8 2 (0.35%) Advertising
8 2 (0.35%) Electronics
9 1 (0.17%) Games
9 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 149 (25.73%) Network Engineer
2 120 (20.73%) Security Engineer
3 119 (20.55%) Network Security Engineer
4 94 (16.23%) Cisco Engineer
4 94 (16.23%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 94 (16.23%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 89 (15.37%) Developer
6 73 (12.61%) DevOps Engineer
7 35 (6.04%) Linux Engineer
8 30 (5.18%) PHP Developer
9 29 (5.01%) AWS Engineer
9 29 (5.01%) Cloud Engineer
10 27 (4.66%) Software Engineer
11 26 (4.49%) Platform Engineer
12 25 (4.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 22 (3.80%) Analyst
13 22 (3.80%) Support Engineer
14 17 (2.94%) Administrator
14 17 (2.94%) Systems Engineer
15 16 (2.76%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (8.64%) HTML
2 49 (8.46%) CSS
3 32 (5.53%) jQuery
4 31 (5.35%) Web Services
5 22 (3.80%) Node.js
6 20 (3.45%) .NET
6 20 (3.45%) LAMP
7 19 (3.28%) Spring
8 16 (2.76%) HTML5
9 15 (2.59%) RESTful
10 13 (2.25%) Laravel
10 13 (2.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 12 (2.07%) Elastic Stack
12 11 (1.90%) JSON
12 11 (1.90%) Middleware
12 11 (1.90%) Sass
13 9 (1.55%) RabbitMQ
13 9 (1.55%) Vue.js
14 8 (1.38%) AngularJS
15 7 (1.21%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 146 (25.22%) Management Information System
2 30 (5.18%) Greenfield Project
3 28 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (4.49%) Data Centre
5 19 (3.28%) Linux Command Line
5 19 (3.28%) Public Cloud
6 17 (2.94%) Private Cloud
7 11 (1.90%) Self-Motivation
8 10 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (1.73%) Video Conferencing
9 8 (1.38%) Clustering
10 7 (1.21%) e-Learning
10 7 (1.21%) Hybrid Cloud
11 6 (1.04%) IVR
11 6 (1.04%) Mobile App
11 6 (1.04%) Replication
11 6 (1.04%) Robotics
11 6 (1.04%) User Experience
12 5 (0.86%) Cloud Native
13 3 (0.52%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 219 (37.82%) Unix
2 170 (29.36%) Windows
3 70 (12.09%) Windows Server
4 46 (7.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (2.59%) CentOS
6 14 (2.42%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (2.07%) Windows 10
8 10 (1.73%) Mac OS X
9 8 (1.38%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (1.21%) AIX
11 6 (1.04%) Apple iOS
11 6 (1.04%) Solaris
11 6 (1.04%) Windows 7
12 5 (0.86%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.52%) Embedded Linux
14 2 (0.35%) Android
14 2 (0.35%) HPUX
14 2 (0.35%) Kali Linux
15 1 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
15 1 (0.17%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (27.46%) Service Delivery
2 146 (25.22%) Change Control
3 143 (24.70%) Network Management
4 141 (24.35%) Network Design
4 141 (24.35%) Product Management
5 140 (24.18%) Agile Software Development
6 127 (21.93%) DevOps
7 72 (12.44%) Configuration Management
8 55 (9.50%) Continuous Improvement
9 49 (8.46%) Problem-Solving
10 48 (8.29%) Continuous Integration
10 48 (8.29%) Scrum
11 44 (7.60%) Open Source
12 42 (7.25%) ITIL
13 39 (6.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 37 (6.39%) Mentoring
14 37 (6.39%) Test Automation
15 36 (6.22%) Software Delivery
15 36 (6.22%) Software Engineering
16 34 (5.87%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 281 (48.53%) Python
2 205 (35.41%) Bash Shell
3 171 (29.53%) Perl
4 74 (12.78%) Ruby
5 71 (12.26%) SQL
6 66 (11.40%) JavaScript
7 62 (10.71%) Java
8 61 (10.54%) PHP
9 47 (8.12%) PowerShell
10 21 (3.63%) C#
11 20 (3.45%) C++
12 19 (3.28%) Shell Script
13 18 (3.11%) Go
14 14 (2.42%) C
15 7 (1.21%) Groovy
16 5 (0.86%) PHP 5
17 4 (0.69%) Embedded C++
17 4 (0.69%) Kotlin
18 3 (0.52%) Java 8
18 3 (0.52%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 159 (27.46%) Cisco Certification
2 152 (26.25%) CCNP
3 141 (24.35%) CCNA
4 20 (3.45%) Degree
5 8 (1.38%) CISSP
6 7 (1.21%) Citrix Certification
6 7 (1.21%) RHCE
7 6 (1.04%) Avaya Certification
7 6 (1.04%) Master's Degree
7 6 (1.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (0.86%) CCSA
8 5 (0.86%) CCSE
8 5 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (0.69%) Check Point Certification
9 4 (0.69%) CISA
9 4 (0.69%) MCSE
9 4 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.69%) QiCA
9 4 (0.69%) SSCP
10 3 (0.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 147 (25.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 141 (24.35%) ISO 9001
3 14 (2.42%) SLA
4 7 (1.21%) QA
5 4 (0.69%) GDPR
6 2 (0.35%) IEC 61508
6 2 (0.35%) ISO 26262
6 2 (0.35%) MISRA
6 2 (0.35%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.17%) COBIT
7 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.17%) PMO
System Software
1 115 (19.86%) Docker
2 45 (7.77%) Active Directory
3 32 (5.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (2.76%) Hyper-V
5 10 (1.73%) Firmware
5 10 (1.73%) VMware NSX
6 9 (1.55%) vSphere
6 9 (1.55%) XenApp
7 7 (1.21%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (0.86%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 4 (0.69%) KVM
11 2 (0.35%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.17%) Postfix
12 1 (0.17%) ProxySG
12 1 (0.17%) Squid
12 1 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.17%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 152 (26.25%) Nagios
2 141 (24.35%) FortiGate
3 112 (19.34%) Ansible
4 104 (17.96%) Puppet
5 88 (15.20%) Kubernetes
6 69 (11.92%) Opscode Chef
7 66 (11.40%) Terraform
8 9 (1.55%) vRealize
9 7 (1.21%) Cobbler
9 7 (1.21%) Grafana
9 7 (1.21%) Icinga
9 7 (1.21%) NetBackup
9 7 (1.21%) Opsview
9 7 (1.21%) Tivoli
9 7 (1.21%) WSUS
10 5 (0.86%) Kibana
10 5 (0.86%) logstash
10 5 (0.86%) Prometheus
10 5 (0.86%) SCCM
10 5 (0.86%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 191 (32.99%) Cisco
2 147 (25.39%) Fortinet
3 121 (20.90%) Palo Alto
4 71 (12.26%) Microsoft
5 70 (12.09%) VMware
6 38 (6.56%) Oracle
7 32 (5.53%) Red Hat
8 27 (4.66%) Citrix
9 18 (3.11%) CheckPoint
10 16 (2.76%) NetApp
11 13 (2.25%) IBM
12 11 (1.90%) Google
12 11 (1.90%) Meraki
13 10 (1.73%) Veeam
14 9 (1.55%) HP
15 8 (1.38%) Atlassian
16 7 (1.21%) EnterpriseDB
17 6 (1.04%) Apple
17 6 (1.04%) UiPath
17 6 (1.04%) Verint