Period
to 19 April 2018

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 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 25 17
Rank change year-on-year 0 -8 +3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 830 873 1,195
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 7.99% 8.18% 9.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 43.03% 40.59% 42.54%
Number of salaries quoted 727 744 989
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,750 £26,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £63,500 £63,375 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +1.05%

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 1,929 2,151 2,809
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 18.57% 20.16% 22.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1,698 1,861 2,335
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £36,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.59% -5.19% +6.94%
10th Percentile £22,750 £21,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +1.12% +4.71%

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 April 2018.

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 April 2018. 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 0 561 £45,000 +4.65% 98
North Yorkshire -1 123 £43,750 +9.38% 27
South Yorkshire -1 112 £45,000 +5.88% 25
Humberside - 12 £30,000 -
East Yorkshire -11 9 £34,000 +13.33% 8
Linux
England

For the 6 months to 19 April 2018, 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.

1 278 (33.49%) DevOps
2 267 (32.17%) Amazon AWS
3 215 (25.90%) Windows
4 213 (25.66%) Python
5 203 (24.46%) Agile Software Development
6 196 (23.61%) Puppet
7 186 (22.41%) VMware
8 182 (21.93%) Opscode Chef
9 180 (21.69%) Java
10 179 (21.57%) JavaScript
10 179 (21.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 161 (19.40%) Ruby
12 154 (18.55%) PHP
13 153 (18.43%) Unix
14 148 (17.83%) Red Hat
15 144 (17.35%) MySQL
16 141 (16.99%) SQL
17 137 (16.51%) Microsoft
18 136 (16.39%) Configuration Management
19 129 (15.54%) Bash Shell
20 127 (15.30%) Microsoft Azure
21 125 (15.06%) Ansible
22 122 (14.70%) Problem-Solving
23 120 (14.46%) Git (software)
24 119 (14.34%) CSS
25 118 (14.22%) Google
26 111 (13.37%) Oracle
27 110 (13.25%) Docker
28 109 (13.13%) VMware Infrastructure
28 109 (13.13%) Continuous Integration

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 70 (8.43%) Apache
2 53 (6.39%) Tomcat
3 40 (4.82%) WebLogic
4 28 (3.37%) JBoss
5 26 (3.13%) nginx
6 23 (2.77%) CMS
6 23 (2.77%) SharePoint
7 20 (2.41%) IIS
7 20 (2.41%) WordPress
8 17 (2.05%) MS Exchange
9 16 (1.93%) OpenStack
10 14 (1.69%) CloudStack
11 13 (1.57%) Confluence
11 13 (1.57%) WebSphere
12 12 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
12 12 (1.45%) Jetty
13 11 (1.33%) SAS
14 10 (1.20%) Apache Spark
14 10 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2013
15 9 (1.08%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 11 (1.33%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (1.08%) Chatbot
3 5 (0.60%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 9 (1.08%) CiviCRM
2 4 (0.48%) Magento
3 2 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.12%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 267 (32.17%) Amazon AWS
2 127 (15.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 56 (6.75%) Office 365
4 52 (6.27%) Amazon EC2
5 24 (2.89%) Amazon S3
6 23 (2.77%) SaaS
7 21 (2.53%) AWS CloudFormation
8 19 (2.29%) GitHub
9 18 (2.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 16 (1.93%) Cloud Computing
11 14 (1.69%) Google Cloud Platform
12 13 (1.57%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 13 (1.57%) AWS Lambda
12 13 (1.57%) PaaS
12 13 (1.57%) Serverless
13 12 (1.45%) Amazon ELB
13 12 (1.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 11 (1.33%) Azure Active Directory
15 9 (1.08%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 9 (1.08%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 97 (11.69%) Firewall
2 65 (7.83%) TCP/IP
3 60 (7.23%) SAN
4 55 (6.63%) DNS
5 42 (5.06%) SSL
6 41 (4.94%) Network Security
7 39 (4.70%) Internet
8 35 (4.22%) DHCP
9 34 (4.10%) WAN
10 32 (3.86%) VPN
11 27 (3.25%) LAN
12 24 (2.89%) Reverse Proxy
13 20 (2.41%) HTTP
14 17 (2.05%) NAS
14 17 (2.05%) VoIP
15 16 (1.93%) VLAN
16 14 (1.69%) MPLS
17 12 (1.45%) Broadband
18 9 (1.08%) Wireless
19 8 (0.96%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (17.35%) MySQL
2 48 (5.78%) SQL Server
3 42 (5.06%) MongoDB
4 36 (4.34%) Oracle Database
5 33 (3.98%) Amazon RDS
6 28 (3.37%) NoSQL
7 26 (3.13%) Big Data
8 24 (2.89%) Redis
9 23 (2.77%) Hadoop
10 19 (2.29%) PostgreSQL
11 15 (1.81%) Oracle Database 12c
12 14 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
12 14 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 13 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
13 13 (1.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 13 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 9 (1.08%) Amazon Aurora
15 8 (0.96%) Data Lake
15 8 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
16 6 (0.72%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 120 (14.46%) Git (software)
2 101 (12.17%) Jenkins
3 50 (6.02%) JIRA
4 30 (3.61%) Vagrant
5 28 (3.37%) Subversion
6 26 (3.13%) TeamCity
7 21 (2.53%) Maven
8 19 (2.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 19 (2.29%) JUnit
9 18 (2.17%) Sonatype Nexus
10 11 (1.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 10 (1.20%) Mercurial
11 10 (1.20%) Octopus Deploy
12 9 (1.08%) Bitbucket
12 9 (1.08%) Eclipse
13 8 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
14 7 (0.84%) Selenium
15 6 (0.72%) Grunt
15 6 (0.72%) gulp
15 6 (0.72%) Oracle Forms
General
1 104 (12.53%) Finance
2 59 (7.11%) Retail
3 40 (4.82%) Advertising
4 38 (4.58%) Marketing
5 35 (4.22%) Games
6 5 (0.60%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.48%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.36%) Banking
9 2 (0.24%) Automotive
9 2 (0.24%) Electronics
9 2 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.12%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.12%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 181 (21.81%) Developer
2 173 (20.84%) DevOps Engineer
3 92 (11.08%) Linux Engineer
4 87 (10.48%) PHP Developer
5 58 (6.99%) Architect
6 54 (6.51%) Senior Developer
7 53 (6.39%) Administrator
7 53 (6.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 52 (6.27%) Platform Engineer
9 44 (5.30%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 44 (5.30%) Systems Engineer
10 43 (5.18%) AWS Engineer
11 42 (5.06%) Java Developer
12 41 (4.94%) Linux Administrator
13 39 (4.70%) AWS DevOps
14 36 (4.34%) Systems Administrator
15 34 (4.10%) AWS DevOps Engineer
16 32 (3.86%) Linux Systems Administrator
17 31 (3.73%) Linux DevOps Engineer
17 31 (3.73%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (14.34%) CSS
2 93 (11.20%) HTML
3 86 (10.36%) Node.js
4 84 (10.12%) LAMP
5 61 (7.35%) Web Services
6 47 (5.66%) jQuery
7 40 (4.82%) Symfony
8 32 (3.86%) Ajax
8 32 (3.86%) AngularJS
9 31 (3.73%) Laravel
10 30 (3.61%) JSON
10 30 (3.61%) RESTful
10 30 (3.61%) Spring
11 29 (3.49%) HTML5
12 27 (3.25%) RabbitMQ
13 26 (3.13%) Middleware
14 20 (2.41%) XML
15 18 (2.17%) .NET
15 18 (2.17%) CSS3
16 17 (2.05%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 71 (8.55%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (6.75%) Data Centre
3 40 (4.82%) Linux Command Line
4 25 (3.01%) User Experience
5 18 (2.17%) Clustering
5 18 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
6 11 (1.33%) Public Cloud
7 10 (1.20%) Computer Science
8 8 (0.96%) Greenfield Project
8 8 (0.96%) Private Cloud
8 8 (0.96%) Social Media
8 8 (0.96%) Virtual Team
9 7 (0.84%) Device Driver
10 6 (0.72%) Graphic Design
11 5 (0.60%) Data Structures
11 5 (0.60%) Management Information System
11 5 (0.60%) Video\Live Streaming
12 4 (0.48%) Algorithms
12 4 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.48%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 215 (25.90%) Windows
2 179 (21.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 153 (18.43%) Unix
4 108 (13.01%) Windows Server
5 73 (8.80%) CentOS
6 34 (4.10%) AIX
7 33 (3.98%) Windows Server 2008
8 29 (3.49%) Debian
9 28 (3.37%) Solaris
10 17 (2.05%) Mac OS X
11 16 (1.93%) Ubuntu
11 16 (1.93%) Windows 7
12 15 (1.81%) HPUX
13 14 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
14 12 (1.45%) Mac OS
15 9 (1.08%) Windows 8
16 7 (0.84%) Android
16 7 (0.84%) Windows 10
17 5 (0.60%) SUSE
18 4 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 278 (33.49%) DevOps
2 203 (24.46%) Agile Software Development
3 136 (16.39%) Configuration Management
4 122 (14.70%) Problem-Solving
5 109 (13.13%) Continuous Integration
6 97 (11.69%) ITIL
7 88 (10.60%) MVC
8 61 (7.35%) OO
8 61 (7.35%) Open Source
8 61 (7.35%) Scrum
9 56 (6.75%) Web Development
10 54 (6.51%) High Availability
11 51 (6.14%) Software Engineering
12 48 (5.78%) Test Automation
13 43 (5.18%) E-Commerce
14 42 (5.06%) Disaster Recovery
15 39 (4.70%) Mentoring
16 38 (4.58%) OO PHP
17 34 (4.10%) Release Management
17 34 (4.10%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 213 (25.66%) Python
2 180 (21.69%) Java
3 179 (21.57%) JavaScript
4 161 (19.40%) Ruby
5 154 (18.55%) PHP
6 141 (16.99%) SQL
7 129 (15.54%) Bash Shell
8 90 (10.84%) Shell Script
9 51 (6.14%) C++
10 49 (5.90%) Perl
11 39 (4.70%) C#
12 35 (4.22%) C
13 30 (3.61%) PowerShell
14 29 (3.49%) PL/SQL
15 18 (2.17%) PHP 7
16 15 (1.81%) PHP 5
17 14 (1.69%) T-SQL
18 10 (1.20%) Go
19 7 (0.84%) Groovy
20 5 (0.60%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 65 (7.83%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (4.94%) Degree
3 34 (4.10%) CCNA
4 26 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 21 (2.53%) MCSE
6 13 (1.57%) CCNP
7 12 (1.45%) Security Cleared
8 11 (1.33%) MCSA
9 10 (1.20%) AWS Certification
9 10 (1.20%) CCSP
10 9 (1.08%) CISM
10 9 (1.08%) CISSP
11 7 (0.84%) CCIP
11 7 (0.84%) MCP
12 6 (0.72%) Network+ Certification
13 5 (0.60%) Computer Science Degree
13 5 (0.60%) OCP
13 5 (0.60%) Oracle Certification
13 5 (0.60%) RHCE
14 4 (0.48%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (2.65%) SLA
2 16 (1.93%) PCI DSS
3 13 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.84%) GDPR
5 5 (0.60%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (0.48%) QA
7 3 (0.36%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.36%) GCP
8 2 (0.24%) PMO
9 1 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 110 (13.25%) Docker
2 109 (13.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 96 (11.57%) Active Directory
4 35 (4.22%) Hyper-V
5 27 (3.25%) VMware ESXi
6 26 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
7 22 (2.65%) vSphere
8 19 (2.29%) XenApp
9 16 (1.93%) XenServer
10 15 (1.81%) Virtual Servers
11 10 (1.20%) Firmware
12 9 (1.08%) XenDesktop
13 7 (0.84%) Dovecot
13 7 (0.84%) KVM
13 7 (0.84%) Postfix
14 6 (0.72%) Samba
15 5 (0.60%) iptables
15 5 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
15 5 (0.60%) VirtualBox
15 5 (0.60%) Xen
Systems Management
1 196 (23.61%) Puppet
2 182 (21.93%) Opscode Chef
3 125 (15.06%) Ansible
4 59 (7.11%) Terraform
5 41 (4.94%) Packer
6 40 (4.82%) Cobbler
7 38 (4.58%) Kubernetes
8 37 (4.46%) Nagios
9 32 (3.86%) SCCM
10 26 (3.13%) SmoothWall
10 26 (3.13%) Tivoli
11 20 (2.41%) SCOM
12 17 (2.05%) Graphite
12 17 (2.05%) Salt
13 15 (1.81%) SCDPM
14 12 (1.45%) Docker Swarm
15 10 (1.20%) Failover Clustering
15 10 (1.20%) FortiGate
16 9 (1.08%) Backup Exec
16 9 (1.08%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 186 (22.41%) VMware
2 148 (17.83%) Red Hat
3 137 (16.51%) Microsoft
4 118 (14.22%) Google
5 111 (13.37%) Oracle
6 91 (10.96%) Cisco
7 33 (3.98%) Zend
8 30 (3.61%) HP
9 29 (3.49%) Citrix
9 29 (3.49%) SaltStack
10 24 (2.89%) EnterpriseDB
11 21 (2.53%) NetApp
11 21 (2.53%) Twitter
12 17 (2.05%) EMC
13 16 (1.93%) Palo Alto
14 15 (1.81%) F5
14 15 (1.81%) New Relic
15 11 (1.33%) Apple
15 11 (1.33%) IBM
16 10 (1.20%) Veeam