Period
to 25 February 2021

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 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
25 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 24 30 23
Rank change year-on-year +6 -7 -3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 363 406 627
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 8.40% 6.62% 8.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.42% 33.81% 40.74%
Number of salaries quoted 417 368 530
Median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £36,250 £28,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £72,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £56,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +2.73% - +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 898 1,201 1,539
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 20.77% 19.59% 21.15%
Number of salaries quoted 804 1,025 1,238
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +7.53% -2.11% +5.56%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Yorkshire

Linux
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Linux in Yorkshire.

Salary trend for Linux in Yorkshire

Linux
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Linux in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 25 February 2021.

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 February 2021. 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 +6 218 £47,500 -5.00% 72
South Yorkshire +1 94 £47,500 -2.56% 23
North Yorkshire +2 24 £60,000 +42.86% 9
East Yorkshire - 3 £43,750 - 2
Linux
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 2021, 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.

1 201 (55.37%) AWS
2 179 (49.31%) DevOps
3 158 (43.53%) Docker
4 131 (36.09%) Agile Software Development
5 129 (35.54%) Terraform
6 128 (35.26%) Puppet
7 119 (32.78%) Kubernetes
8 114 (31.40%) Opscode Chef
9 100 (27.55%) Deployment Automation
10 98 (27.00%) Python
11 96 (26.45%) AWS CloudFormation
12 92 (25.34%) Git (software)
13 81 (22.31%) Windows
14 79 (21.76%) Configuration Management
15 75 (20.66%) Infrastructure as Code
16 59 (16.25%) Problem-Solving
17 58 (15.98%) Go
18 56 (15.43%) Continuous Integration
19 53 (14.60%) HTML
20 52 (14.33%) Ruby
21 50 (13.77%) Scrum
21 50 (13.77%) Azure
22 49 (13.50%) Amazon EKS
23 48 (13.22%) JavaScript
24 47 (12.95%) PHP
24 47 (12.95%) Ansible
24 47 (12.95%) AWS Certification
25 46 (12.67%) SaltStack
25 46 (12.67%) Enterprise Cloud
25 46 (12.67%) Migration

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 14 (3.86%) Confluence
2 9 (2.48%) Apache
3 7 (1.93%) Apache Spark
4 5 (1.38%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.10%) OpenStack
6 3 (0.83%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.55%) DNN
7 2 (0.55%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.55%) nginx
8 1 (0.28%) IIS
8 1 (0.28%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.28%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.55%) BambooHR
Cloud Services
1 201 (55.37%) AWS
2 96 (26.45%) AWS CloudFormation
3 50 (13.77%) Azure
4 49 (13.50%) Amazon EKS
5 46 (12.67%) Pulumi
6 15 (4.13%) Microsoft 365
6 15 (4.13%) Serverless
7 14 (3.86%) GCP
8 10 (2.75%) Amazon EC2
9 9 (2.48%) AWS IoT
10 8 (2.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 8 (2.20%) AWS Lambda
10 8 (2.20%) GitHub
10 8 (2.20%) SaaS
11 6 (1.65%) Amazon S3
11 6 (1.65%) DigitalOcean
11 6 (1.65%) IaaS
11 6 (1.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 5 (1.38%) Amazon SQS
12 5 (1.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (12.12%) Firewall
2 34 (9.37%) Wi-Fi
3 28 (7.71%) MPLS
4 26 (7.16%) TCP/IP
5 25 (6.89%) Wireless
6 23 (6.34%) VPN
7 22 (6.06%) DNS
7 22 (6.06%) WAN
8 21 (5.79%) LAN
9 20 (5.51%) Ethernet
10 15 (4.13%) VoIP
11 13 (3.58%) Bluetooth
11 13 (3.58%) Internet
12 12 (3.31%) MQTT
13 11 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
14 10 (2.75%) ISDN
15 9 (2.48%) BGP
15 9 (2.48%) Cisco IOS
15 9 (2.48%) OSPF
15 9 (2.48%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (9.92%) MySQL
2 13 (3.58%) NoSQL
2 13 (3.58%) SQL Server
3 8 (2.20%) Relational Database
4 7 (1.93%) Apache Hive
4 7 (1.93%) Big Data
4 7 (1.93%) Hadoop
4 7 (1.93%) HBase
4 7 (1.93%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (1.93%) Redis
4 7 (1.93%) Sqoop
5 5 (1.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 5 (1.38%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.10%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (1.10%) MongoDB
7 3 (0.83%) DB2
8 2 (0.55%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 92 (25.34%) Git (software)
2 39 (10.74%) Jenkins
3 17 (4.68%) JIRA
4 15 (4.13%) TeamCity
5 14 (3.86%) Bitbucket
6 11 (3.03%) GitLab
7 10 (2.75%) webpack
8 5 (1.38%) gulp
9 3 (0.83%) JMeter
9 3 (0.83%) LoadRunner
9 3 (0.83%) NeoLoad
10 2 (0.55%) Selenium
10 2 (0.55%) Subversion
11 1 (0.28%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.28%) Hudson
11 1 (0.28%) Jasmine
11 1 (0.28%) JUnit
11 1 (0.28%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 36 (9.92%) Games
2 22 (6.06%) Finance
3 19 (5.23%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.65%) Public Sector
5 4 (1.10%) Advertising
5 4 (1.10%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.10%) Marketing
5 4 (1.10%) Retail
6 3 (0.83%) Electronics
7 1 (0.28%) Law
Job Titles
1 131 (36.09%) DevOps Engineer
2 105 (28.93%) AWS Engineer
3 98 (27.00%) AWS DevOps
3 98 (27.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 62 (17.08%) Developer
5 26 (7.16%) Linux Engineer
6 22 (6.06%) Architect
7 21 (5.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 21 (5.79%) PHP Developer
8 20 (5.51%) Software Engineer
9 18 (4.96%) Web Developer
10 17 (4.68%) Embedded Engineer
10 17 (4.68%) Senior Software Engineer
11 16 (4.41%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 16 (4.41%) Platform Engineer
12 15 (4.13%) Network Engineer
12 15 (4.13%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
12 15 (4.13%) Site Engineer
12 15 (4.13%) Site Reliability Engineer
13 13 (3.58%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (14.60%) HTML
2 43 (11.85%) CSS
3 33 (9.09%) Node.js
4 29 (7.99%) React
5 24 (6.61%) Web Services
6 21 (5.79%) Kafka
7 19 (5.23%) Laravel
8 17 (4.68%) AngularJS
8 17 (4.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 15 (4.13%) Sass
10 13 (3.58%) Vue.js
11 10 (2.75%) HTML5
12 9 (2.48%) LESS
13 7 (1.93%) jQuery
13 7 (1.93%) Twig
14 6 (1.65%) .NET
14 6 (1.65%) Apache Flex
14 6 (1.65%) Elastic Stack
14 6 (1.65%) Gherkin
14 6 (1.65%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 46 (12.67%) Enterprise Cloud
2 30 (8.26%) Greenfield Project
3 28 (7.71%) Linux Command Line
4 14 (3.86%) Embedded Systems
5 13 (3.58%) Device Driver
6 12 (3.31%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 12 (3.31%) Public Cloud
7 9 (2.48%) Xbox
8 8 (2.20%) FMCG
9 7 (1.93%) Mobile App
9 7 (1.93%) Self-Motivation
10 6 (1.65%) Cloud Native
11 5 (1.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 5 (1.38%) Management Information System
12 4 (1.10%) Hybrid Cloud
13 3 (0.83%) Analytical Skills
14 2 (0.55%) Algorithms
14 2 (0.55%) Data Centre
14 2 (0.55%) Data Structures
14 2 (0.55%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 81 (22.31%) Windows
2 44 (12.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 32 (8.82%) Unix
4 23 (6.34%) CentOS
5 19 (5.23%) Windows Server
6 16 (4.41%) Ubuntu
7 11 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (2.48%) Solaris
9 6 (1.65%) Windows Server 2019
10 5 (1.38%) AIX
11 4 (1.10%) Debian
11 4 (1.10%) Embedded Linux
11 4 (1.10%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.55%) Amazon Linux
13 1 (0.28%) Android
13 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.28%) FreeRTOS
13 1 (0.28%) VMS
13 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (49.31%) DevOps
2 131 (36.09%) Agile Software Development
3 100 (27.55%) Deployment Automation
4 79 (21.76%) Configuration Management
5 75 (20.66%) Infrastructure as Code
6 59 (16.25%) Problem-Solving
7 56 (15.43%) Continuous Integration
8 50 (13.77%) Scrum
9 46 (12.67%) Migration
10 35 (9.64%) Software Engineering
11 34 (9.37%) Requirements Gathering
12 25 (6.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 23 (6.34%) Computer Science
14 22 (6.06%) MVC
14 22 (6.06%) Web Development
15 21 (5.79%) Mentoring
16 17 (4.68%) Site Reliability Engineering
17 16 (4.41%) Test Automation
18 15 (4.13%) Coaching
18 15 (4.13%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 98 (27.00%) Python
2 58 (15.98%) Go
3 52 (14.33%) Ruby
4 48 (13.22%) JavaScript
5 47 (12.95%) PHP
6 40 (11.02%) SQL
7 34 (9.37%) Bash Shell
8 27 (7.44%) Java
9 18 (4.96%) C++
9 18 (4.96%) PowerShell
10 14 (3.86%) C#
11 13 (3.58%) TypeScript
12 9 (2.48%) ES6
13 6 (1.65%) Kotlin
14 5 (1.38%) Shell Script
15 4 (1.10%) C
15 4 (1.10%) T-SQL
16 3 (0.83%) Embedded C
17 2 (0.55%) PL/SQL
17 2 (0.55%) Scala
Qualifications
1 47 (12.95%) AWS Certification
2 16 (4.41%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (3.31%) CCNP
4 11 (3.03%) Security Cleared
5 9 (2.48%) CCNA
5 9 (2.48%) JNCIP
5 9 (2.48%) SC Cleared
6 7 (1.93%) Degree
7 6 (1.65%) JNCIA
8 4 (1.10%) CCSP
9 3 (0.83%) CCDP
9 3 (0.83%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.83%) IBM AIX Certification
9 3 (0.83%) RHCE
9 3 (0.83%) Sun Certification
10 2 (0.55%) CISSP
10 2 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.28%) CISA
11 1 (0.28%) CISM
11 1 (0.28%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.48%) SLA
2 5 (1.38%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.10%) ISO 9001
3 4 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.55%) HIPAA
4 2 (0.55%) IEC 62304
4 2 (0.55%) ISO 13485
4 2 (0.55%) QA
5 1 (0.28%) GDPR
5 1 (0.28%) NIST
System Software
1 158 (43.53%) Docker
2 22 (6.06%) Active Directory
3 19 (5.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (2.75%) Hyper-V
5 8 (2.20%) Firmware
5 8 (2.20%) XenDesktop
6 7 (1.93%) HDFS
6 7 (1.93%) Microcode
6 7 (1.93%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (1.38%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 3 (0.83%) FreeRADIUS
8 3 (0.83%) Xen
9 2 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.28%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 129 (35.54%) Terraform
2 128 (35.26%) Puppet
3 119 (32.78%) Kubernetes
4 114 (31.40%) Opscode Chef
5 47 (12.95%) Ansible
6 15 (4.13%) Nagios
7 13 (3.58%) Graphite
8 9 (2.48%) Prometheus
8 9 (2.48%) Red Hat Satellite
9 8 (2.20%) NetBackup
9 8 (2.20%) Norton AntiVirus
9 8 (2.20%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 7 (1.93%) Hadoop YARN
10 7 (1.93%) Opsview
11 6 (1.65%) Cacti
11 6 (1.65%) Nmap
11 6 (1.65%) ZABBIX
12 5 (1.38%) Capistrano
13 4 (1.10%) Grafana
13 4 (1.10%) Packer
Vendors
1 46 (12.67%) SaltStack
2 43 (11.85%) Red Hat
3 34 (9.37%) Cisco
4 31 (8.54%) VMware
5 21 (5.79%) Google
6 19 (5.23%) Microsoft
7 18 (4.96%) HP
8 16 (4.41%) Fortinet
9 11 (3.03%) Atlassian
9 11 (3.03%) Citrix
9 11 (3.03%) Juniper
10 10 (2.75%) Avaya
10 10 (2.75%) BT
10 10 (2.75%) Mitel
10 10 (2.75%) Palo Alto
10 10 (2.75%) ShoreTel
11 8 (2.20%) EMC
11 8 (2.20%) Oracle
11 8 (2.20%) Symantec
12 7 (1.93%) IBM