Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 21 20 23
Rank change year-on-year -1 +3 -6
Permanent jobs citing Linux 639 815 841
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 8.58% 8.45% 7.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.06% 42.67% 38.95%
Number of salaries quoted 508 716 717
Yorkshire median annual salary £46,250 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.78% +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £25,400
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +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 1,595 1,910 2,159
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 21.42% 19.79% 20.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1,287 1,684 1,845
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £59,600 £60,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +0.56%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 -7 344 £47,500 +5.56% 100
South Yorkshire +1 152 £47,981 +6.63% 50
North Yorkshire +1 127 £42,500 -15.00% 15
East Yorkshire +2 4 £45,000 +74.76% 2
Linux
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 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.

1 209 (32.71%) DevOps
2 205 (32.08%) Windows
3 188 (29.42%) Python
4 174 (27.23%) Amazon AWS
5 166 (25.98%) Unix
6 154 (24.10%) Agile Software Development
7 139 (21.75%) Bash Shell
8 130 (20.34%) Puppet
9 129 (20.19%) SQL
10 119 (18.62%) Microsoft Azure
11 109 (17.06%) Git (software)
12 104 (16.28%) Jenkins
12 104 (16.28%) Docker
13 103 (16.12%) VMware
14 101 (15.81%) JavaScript
14 101 (15.81%) Ansible
15 96 (15.02%) Microsoft
16 95 (14.87%) Java
17 93 (14.55%) Configuration Management
18 91 (14.24%) Finance
19 88 (13.77%) PHP
20 87 (13.62%) Degree
21 86 (13.46%) Open Source
22 83 (12.99%) Ruby
23 82 (12.83%) MySQL
23 82 (12.83%) Oracle
24 79 (12.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
25 77 (12.05%) Data Centre
26 75 (11.74%) Red Hat
27 72 (11.27%) HTML

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 36 (5.63%) Apache
2 30 (4.69%) MS Exchange
3 27 (4.23%) Tomcat
4 21 (3.29%) WebLogic
5 19 (2.97%) CMS
5 19 (2.97%) WordPress
6 18 (2.82%) Apache Solr
7 17 (2.66%) Confluence
7 17 (2.66%) Elasticsearch
7 17 (2.66%) nginx
7 17 (2.66%) SharePoint
8 15 (2.35%) JBoss
9 12 (1.88%) IIS
9 12 (1.88%) Oracle Application Server
10 9 (1.41%) OpenStack
11 7 (1.10%) CloudStack
12 6 (0.94%) Apache Spark
12 6 (0.94%) WebSphere
13 5 (0.78%) Skype for Business
14 4 (0.63%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 8 (1.25%) Photoshop
2 3 (0.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.31%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.16%) Abaqus
Business Applications
1 8 (1.25%) Magento
2 6 (0.94%) Payment Gateway
2 6 (0.94%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.31%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 174 (27.23%) Amazon AWS
2 119 (18.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 42 (6.57%) GitHub
4 29 (4.54%) SaaS
5 23 (3.60%) Google Cloud Platform
6 21 (3.29%) Office 365
7 19 (2.97%) Amazon S3
7 19 (2.97%) AWS CloudFormation
8 17 (2.66%) PaaS
9 14 (2.19%) Cloud Computing
10 13 (2.03%) IaaS
10 13 (2.03%) OpenShift
10 13 (2.03%) Serverless
11 12 (1.88%) CloudFront
12 10 (1.56%) G Suite
13 9 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
13 9 (1.41%) Google Analytics
14 7 (1.10%) AdWords
15 6 (0.94%) AWS Lambda
15 6 (0.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 49 (7.67%) Firewall
2 43 (6.73%) DNS
3 39 (6.10%) SAN
4 31 (4.85%) Internet
5 25 (3.91%) VoIP
6 22 (3.44%) HTTP
7 21 (3.29%) DHCP
8 19 (2.97%) LAN
9 17 (2.66%) BGP
9 17 (2.66%) WAN
10 16 (2.50%) OSPF
10 16 (2.50%) TCP/IP
11 14 (2.19%) Asterisk PBX
11 14 (2.19%) Network Security
12 12 (1.88%) Skype
12 12 (1.88%) SSL
13 11 (1.72%) Cisco IOS
14 9 (1.41%) MPLS
14 9 (1.41%) VLAN
15 8 (1.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (12.83%) MySQL
2 65 (10.17%) SQL Server
3 42 (6.57%) NoSQL
3 42 (6.57%) PostgreSQL
3 42 (6.57%) Relational Database
4 27 (4.23%) MongoDB
5 23 (3.60%) Oracle Database
6 13 (2.03%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (2.03%) Hadoop
7 12 (1.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 12 (1.88%) Hazelcast
7 12 (1.88%) Oracle Reports
8 11 (1.72%) Amazon Redshift
9 10 (1.56%) Amazon RDS
10 9 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
10 9 (1.41%) Oracle Database 12c
11 8 (1.25%) Oracle Exadata
12 7 (1.10%) MariaDB
13 6 (0.94%) Big Data
14 5 (0.78%) Redis
Development Applications
1 109 (17.06%) Git (software)
2 104 (16.28%) Jenkins
3 50 (7.82%) JIRA
4 26 (4.07%) TeamCity
5 24 (3.76%) Subversion
6 22 (3.44%) CircleCI
6 22 (3.44%) GitLab
7 19 (2.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 14 (2.19%) Redmine
8 14 (2.19%) Trac
9 12 (1.88%) IntelliJ
10 11 (1.72%) Octopus Deploy
11 9 (1.41%) Burp Suite
11 9 (1.41%) Codeship
11 9 (1.41%) gulp
11 9 (1.41%) Metasploit
11 9 (1.41%) Sonatype Nexus
12 8 (1.25%) AppScan
12 8 (1.25%) Visual Studio
13 7 (1.10%) Oracle Forms
General
1 91 (14.24%) Finance
2 38 (5.95%) Telecoms
3 29 (4.54%) Banking
4 25 (3.91%) Electronics
5 20 (3.13%) Games
6 18 (2.82%) Marketing
7 13 (2.03%) Retail
8 8 (1.25%) Legal
8 8 (1.25%) Manufacturing
9 7 (1.10%) Czech Language
9 7 (1.10%) Investment Banking
10 6 (0.94%) Billing
11 4 (0.63%) Automotive
12 3 (0.47%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.16%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.16%) Back Office
13 1 (0.16%) Law
Job Titles
1 110 (17.21%) Developer
2 104 (16.28%) DevOps Engineer
3 102 (15.96%) Administrator
4 89 (13.93%) Linux Engineer
5 62 (9.70%) Systems Administrator
6 52 (8.14%) Linux Administrator
7 50 (7.82%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 49 (7.67%) AWS Engineer
9 48 (7.51%) Software Engineer
10 46 (7.20%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 39 (6.10%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 38 (5.95%) Cloud Engineer
13 37 (5.79%) Platform Engineer
14 36 (5.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 34 (5.32%) DBA
16 33 (5.16%) Embedded Engineer
16 33 (5.16%) Embedded Software Engineer
17 32 (5.01%) AWS DevOps
18 31 (4.85%) AWS DevOps Engineer
18 31 (4.85%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (11.27%) HTML
2 61 (9.55%) CSS
3 57 (8.92%) Node.js
4 38 (5.95%) jQuery
5 35 (5.48%) HTML5
6 29 (4.54%) Elastic Stack
7 28 (4.38%) Middleware
8 27 (4.23%) RESTful
9 24 (3.76%) Ajax
10 22 (3.44%) Web Services
11 21 (3.29%) CSS3
11 21 (3.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 17 (2.66%) REST
13 16 (2.50%) Spring
14 15 (2.35%) LAMP
14 15 (2.35%) Vue.js
15 13 (2.03%) AngularJS
15 13 (2.03%) JSON
15 13 (2.03%) LEMP Stack
15 13 (2.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 77 (12.05%) Data Centre
2 38 (5.95%) Linux Command Line
3 36 (5.63%) Public Cloud
4 34 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (3.76%) Self-Motivation
6 23 (3.60%) Clustering
7 22 (3.44%) Mobile App
8 19 (2.97%) Management Information System
9 16 (2.50%) Enterprise Storage
10 15 (2.35%) Algorithms
11 14 (2.19%) Cloud Native
12 13 (2.03%) Device Driver
13 12 (1.88%) Mainframe
14 11 (1.72%) User Experience
15 10 (1.56%) Replication
16 8 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
17 7 (1.10%) Derivative
18 5 (0.78%) iSeries
18 5 (0.78%) Private Cloud
18 5 (0.78%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 205 (32.08%) Windows
2 166 (25.98%) Unix
3 79 (12.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 68 (10.64%) Windows Server
5 41 (6.42%) Ubuntu
6 38 (5.95%) CentOS
7 22 (3.44%) AIX
8 20 (3.13%) Solaris
8 20 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
9 19 (2.97%) Embedded Linux
9 19 (2.97%) Windows 7
10 18 (2.82%) Windows 10
11 15 (2.35%) Windows 8
12 14 (2.19%) Windows XP
13 11 (1.72%) Android
13 11 (1.72%) HPUX
14 10 (1.56%) Debian
15 9 (1.41%) zOS
16 8 (1.25%) SUSE
17 7 (1.10%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 209 (32.71%) DevOps
2 154 (24.10%) Agile Software Development
3 93 (14.55%) Configuration Management
4 86 (13.46%) Open Source
5 67 (10.49%) Software Engineering
6 63 (9.86%) Continuous Integration
7 61 (9.55%) Problem-Solving
8 55 (8.61%) Computer Science
9 48 (7.51%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 38 (5.95%) ITIL
10 38 (5.95%) Test Automation
11 36 (5.63%) Web Development
12 35 (5.48%) E-Commerce
12 35 (5.48%) Information Security
13 34 (5.32%) Cybersecurity
13 34 (5.32%) Disaster Recovery
13 34 (5.32%) Unit Testing
14 33 (5.16%) Deployment Automation
14 33 (5.16%) Load Balancing
14 33 (5.16%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 188 (29.42%) Python
2 139 (21.75%) Bash Shell
3 129 (20.19%) SQL
4 101 (15.81%) JavaScript
5 95 (14.87%) Java
6 88 (13.77%) PHP
7 83 (12.99%) Ruby
8 65 (10.17%) C++
9 64 (10.02%) Shell Script
10 58 (9.08%) Perl
11 43 (6.73%) PowerShell
12 38 (5.95%) C
13 18 (2.82%) C#
14 15 (2.35%) ES6
15 12 (1.88%) TypeScript
16 9 (1.41%) PHP 5
16 9 (1.41%) PL/SQL
16 9 (1.41%) T-SQL
17 6 (0.94%) Embedded C
18 5 (0.78%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 87 (13.62%) Degree
2 20 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (2.66%) AWS Certification
4 16 (2.50%) RHCE
5 15 (2.35%) Security Cleared
6 14 (2.19%) CISSP
7 12 (1.88%) CCNA
7 12 (1.88%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (1.88%) OCP
7 12 (1.88%) Oracle Certification
7 12 (1.88%) PhD
7 12 (1.88%) Postgraduate
8 10 (1.56%) RHCSA
8 10 (1.56%) SC Cleared
9 9 (1.41%) CCNP
10 8 (1.25%) CISA
10 8 (1.25%) CISM
11 7 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (0.78%) MCSE
13 4 (0.63%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.13%) SLA
2 14 (2.19%) QA
3 11 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.10%) PMO
5 5 (0.78%) Disclosure Scotland
5 5 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 4 (0.63%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.47%) GDPR
8 2 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.16%) JTAG
System Software
1 104 (16.28%) Docker
2 69 (10.80%) Active Directory
3 58 (9.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (2.50%) Hyper-V
5 14 (2.19%) pfSense
5 14 (2.19%) Virtual Servers
6 11 (1.72%) vSphere
7 10 (1.56%) Oracle RAC
7 10 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
8 9 (1.41%) GlusterFS
9 8 (1.25%) Gluster
10 6 (0.94%) Firmware
11 5 (0.78%) Postfix
11 5 (0.78%) VMware NSX
12 4 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (0.63%) XenApp
13 3 (0.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 3 (0.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 2 (0.31%) NFS
14 2 (0.31%) Xen
Systems Management
1 130 (20.34%) Puppet
2 101 (15.81%) Ansible
3 67 (10.49%) Terraform
4 54 (8.45%) Kubernetes
5 52 (8.14%) Opscode Chef
6 25 (3.91%) Cobbler
7 24 (3.76%) ZABBIX
8 21 (3.29%) Prometheus
9 19 (2.97%) Consul
10 18 (2.82%) Nessus
11 16 (2.50%) Tivoli
12 14 (2.19%) Nagios
13 12 (1.88%) Oracle RMAN
14 10 (1.56%) Data Guard
14 10 (1.56%) Nmap
14 10 (1.56%) Rundeck
15 9 (1.41%) Cacti
15 9 (1.41%) CFEngine
15 9 (1.41%) Docker Swarm
15 9 (1.41%) Munin
Vendors
1 103 (16.12%) VMware
2 96 (15.02%) Microsoft
3 82 (12.83%) Oracle
4 75 (11.74%) Red Hat
5 39 (6.10%) Cisco
6 34 (5.32%) Google
7 32 (5.01%) Splunk
8 23 (3.60%) EMC
9 21 (3.29%) IBM
10 18 (2.82%) Zend
11 16 (2.50%) EnterpriseDB
11 16 (2.50%) F5
12 13 (2.03%) CheckPoint
12 13 (2.03%) SolarWinds
13 12 (1.88%) ArcSight
13 12 (1.88%) HP
14 11 (1.72%) Atlassian
14 11 (1.72%) Fortinet
14 11 (1.72%) Veritas
15 10 (1.56%) CyberArk