Period
to 6 May 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 6 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
6 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 24 31 19
Rank change year-on-year +7 -12 +6
Permanent jobs citing Linux 449 331 738
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 8.87% 6.59% 9.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 43.47% 34.23% 44.75%
Number of salaries quoted 386 294 484
10th Percentile £33,750 £30,000 £30,750
25th Percentile £38,750 £40,750 £37,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £69,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%

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 1,033 967 1,649
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 20.42% 19.24% 21.92%
Number of salaries quoted 927 838 1,266
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,925 £23,000
25th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £28,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £39,500
Median % change year-on-year - +13.92% -1.25%
75th Percentile £56,250 £57,500 £50,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - -

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 +2 253 £52,500 +5.00% 58
South Yorkshire +10 130 £54,000 +2.86% 18
North Yorkshire -2 32 £55,000 +22.22% 21
East Yorkshire - 1 £36,500 - 3
Linux
England

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 242 (53.90%) AWS
2 199 (44.32%) DevOps
3 174 (38.75%) Agile Software Development
4 172 (38.31%) Docker
5 166 (36.97%) Terraform
6 151 (33.63%) Kubernetes
7 134 (29.84%) Puppet
8 130 (28.95%) Opscode Chef
9 127 (28.29%) Git (software)
10 119 (26.50%) AWS CloudFormation
11 110 (24.50%) Deployment Automation
12 109 (24.28%) Windows
12 109 (24.28%) Python
13 96 (21.38%) Azure
14 90 (20.04%) Configuration Management
15 85 (18.93%) Infrastructure as Code
16 81 (18.04%) Problem-Solving
17 72 (16.04%) Scrum
18 71 (15.81%) HTML
18 71 (15.81%) Continuous Integration
19 70 (15.59%) SQL
20 68 (15.14%) Social Skills
21 63 (14.03%) JavaScript
22 62 (13.81%) Go
23 60 (13.36%) Migration
24 58 (12.92%) Firewall
25 56 (12.47%) Software Engineering
25 56 (12.47%) Amazon EKS
26 55 (12.25%) CSS
27 54 (12.03%) Ruby

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 16 (3.56%) Apache
2 8 (1.78%) Confluence
3 7 (1.56%) Apache Spark
4 5 (1.11%) nginx
5 4 (0.89%) OpenStack
6 3 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.45%) IIS
8 1 (0.22%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.22%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.22%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.22%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.45%) BambooHR
Cloud Services
1 242 (53.90%) AWS
2 119 (26.50%) AWS CloudFormation
3 96 (21.38%) Azure
4 56 (12.47%) Amazon EKS
5 50 (11.14%) Pulumi
6 22 (4.90%) Microsoft 365
7 18 (4.01%) AWS IoT
8 15 (3.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 13 (2.90%) GitHub
9 13 (2.90%) SaaS
10 12 (2.67%) Amazon EC2
11 11 (2.45%) Serverless
12 10 (2.23%) GCP
12 10 (2.23%) IaaS
12 10 (2.23%) PaaS
13 9 (2.00%) Amazon S3
14 6 (1.34%) AWS Lambda
15 5 (1.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 4 (0.89%) AWS CodePipeline
16 4 (0.89%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 58 (12.92%) Firewall
2 39 (8.69%) Wi-Fi
3 38 (8.46%) TCP/IP
4 36 (8.02%) Wireless
5 34 (7.57%) VPN
6 33 (7.35%) MPLS
7 30 (6.68%) DNS
8 21 (4.68%) Ethernet
8 21 (4.68%) LAN
9 20 (4.45%) WAN
10 18 (4.01%) Internet
11 17 (3.79%) SAN
11 17 (3.79%) VoIP
12 16 (3.56%) Bluetooth
13 15 (3.34%) Broadband
13 15 (3.34%) MQTT
14 14 (3.12%) BGP
14 14 (3.12%) OSPF
15 11 (2.45%) ISDN
15 11 (2.45%) SD-WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (9.13%) MySQL
2 19 (4.23%) SQL Server
3 14 (3.12%) Oracle Database
4 10 (2.23%) NoSQL
5 9 (2.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 8 (1.78%) Big Data
7 7 (1.56%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (1.56%) Apache Hive
7 7 (1.56%) Hadoop
7 7 (1.56%) HBase
7 7 (1.56%) MongoDB
7 7 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (1.56%) Relational Database
7 7 (1.56%) Sqoop
8 5 (1.11%) Amazon RDS
8 5 (1.11%) MariaDB
9 4 (0.89%) Oracle Database 12c
10 3 (0.67%) Informix
10 3 (0.67%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 127 (28.29%) Git (software)
2 38 (8.46%) GitLab
3 34 (7.57%) Jenkins
4 17 (3.79%) JIRA
5 11 (2.45%) webpack
6 8 (1.78%) Bitbucket
7 5 (1.11%) gulp
7 5 (1.11%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (0.89%) Sonatype Nexus
8 4 (0.89%) TeamCity
9 3 (0.67%) GCC
9 3 (0.67%) GDB
9 3 (0.67%) GoogleTest
9 3 (0.67%) JMeter
9 3 (0.67%) JUnit
9 3 (0.67%) LoadRunner
9 3 (0.67%) Mockito
9 3 (0.67%) NeoLoad
9 3 (0.67%) Subversion
10 2 (0.45%) Oracle Forms
General
1 68 (15.14%) Social Skills
2 29 (6.46%) Games
3 27 (6.01%) Telecoms
4 22 (4.90%) Finance
5 18 (4.01%) Presentation Skills
6 13 (2.90%) Public Sector
7 6 (1.34%) Influencing Skills
8 5 (1.11%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (1.11%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.89%) Advertising
9 4 (0.89%) Electronics
9 4 (0.89%) Marketing
10 3 (0.67%) Retail
11 2 (0.45%) Law
11 2 (0.45%) Local Government
11 2 (0.45%) Organisational Skills
12 1 (0.22%) Automotive
12 1 (0.22%) Banking
12 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 171 (38.08%) DevOps Engineer
2 118 (26.28%) AWS Engineer
3 112 (24.94%) AWS DevOps
3 112 (24.94%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 78 (17.37%) Developer
5 31 (6.90%) Software Engineer
6 25 (5.57%) Architect
7 22 (4.90%) Embedded Engineer
7 22 (4.90%) Full Stack Developer
7 22 (4.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 21 (4.68%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 20 (4.45%) Senior DevOps
9 20 (4.45%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 19 (4.23%) Linux Engineer
10 19 (4.23%) Web Developer
11 18 (4.01%) Angular Developer
11 18 (4.01%) AWS Developer
11 18 (4.01%) IoT Developer
11 18 (4.01%) Linux Developer
11 18 (4.01%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (15.81%) HTML
2 55 (12.25%) CSS
3 44 (9.80%) React
4 33 (7.35%) AngularJS
4 33 (7.35%) Node.js
5 26 (5.79%) Web Services
6 25 (5.57%) Kafka
7 21 (4.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 16 (3.56%) Sass
9 14 (3.12%) Laravel
10 13 (2.90%) HTML5
11 12 (2.67%) Vue.js
12 11 (2.45%) LESS
13 9 (2.00%) .NET
13 9 (2.00%) jQuery
14 8 (1.78%) REST
14 8 (1.78%) Spring
14 8 (1.78%) XML
15 7 (1.56%) JSON
15 7 (1.56%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 50 (11.14%) Enterprise Cloud
2 29 (6.46%) Hybrid Cloud
2 29 (6.46%) Linux Command Line
3 24 (5.35%) Greenfield Project
4 18 (4.01%) Public Cloud
5 17 (3.79%) Embedded Systems
6 16 (3.56%) Device Driver
7 11 (2.45%) Mobile App
8 10 (2.23%) FMCG
8 10 (2.23%) NHS
8 10 (2.23%) Self-Motivation
9 9 (2.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 6 (1.34%) Data Centre
11 5 (1.11%) Management Information System
12 4 (0.89%) Clustering
12 4 (0.89%) Cyberattack
12 4 (0.89%) Cyberthreat
12 4 (0.89%) Security Operations Centre
13 3 (0.67%) Cloud Native
13 3 (0.67%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 109 (24.28%) Windows
2 50 (11.14%) Unix
3 47 (10.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 32 (7.13%) Windows Server
5 22 (4.90%) Ubuntu
6 17 (3.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (2.90%) CentOS
7 13 (2.90%) Windows 10
8 11 (2.45%) Windows Server 2019
9 9 (2.00%) Android
9 9 (2.00%) Embedded Linux
9 9 (2.00%) Solaris
10 7 (1.56%) AIX
11 4 (0.89%) Amazon Linux
11 4 (0.89%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.89%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.67%) VMS
13 2 (0.45%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (44.32%) DevOps
2 174 (38.75%) Agile Software Development
3 110 (24.50%) Deployment Automation
4 90 (20.04%) Configuration Management
5 85 (18.93%) Infrastructure as Code
6 81 (18.04%) Problem-Solving
7 72 (16.04%) Scrum
8 71 (15.81%) Continuous Integration
9 60 (13.36%) Migration
10 56 (12.47%) Software Engineering
11 48 (10.69%) Requirements Gathering
12 39 (8.69%) Computer Science
13 38 (8.46%) Decision-Making
14 36 (8.02%) Mentoring
15 27 (6.01%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 26 (5.79%) Coaching
17 23 (5.12%) Cybersecurity
17 23 (5.12%) Web Development
18 22 (4.90%) MVC
19 20 (4.45%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 109 (24.28%) Python
2 70 (15.59%) SQL
3 63 (14.03%) JavaScript
4 62 (13.81%) Go
5 54 (12.03%) Ruby
6 50 (11.14%) PHP
7 45 (10.02%) Java
8 35 (7.80%) Bash Shell
9 33 (7.35%) C++
10 25 (5.57%) TypeScript
11 23 (5.12%) PowerShell
12 22 (4.90%) C
13 18 (4.01%) C#
14 14 (3.12%) Shell Script
15 11 (2.45%) ES6
16 6 (1.34%) Kotlin
17 4 (0.89%) Perl
17 4 (0.89%) T-SQL
18 3 (0.67%) VB.NET
19 2 (0.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 52 (11.58%) AWS Certification
2 35 (7.80%) Security Cleared
3 34 (7.57%) SC Cleared
4 18 (4.01%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (4.01%) Degree
5 17 (3.79%) CCNP
6 14 (3.12%) JNCIP
7 7 (1.56%) CCNA
8 6 (1.34%) JNCIA
9 4 (0.89%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (0.89%) IBM AIX Certification
9 4 (0.89%) RHCE
10 3 (0.67%) CCDP
10 3 (0.67%) CCSP
10 3 (0.67%) Sun Certification
11 2 (0.45%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.22%) CEH
12 1 (0.22%) GCIH
12 1 (0.22%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.23%) SLA
2 4 (0.89%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.67%) QA
4 2 (0.45%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.22%) HL7
System Software
1 172 (38.31%) Docker
2 32 (7.13%) Active Directory
3 25 (5.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (3.34%) Hyper-V
5 12 (2.67%) Firmware
5 12 (2.67%) Virtual Machines
6 10 (2.23%) XenDesktop
7 8 (1.78%) FreeRADIUS
8 7 (1.56%) HDFS
9 3 (0.67%) Xen
10 2 (0.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (0.22%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 1 (0.22%) LXC
11 1 (0.22%) NFS
11 1 (0.22%) SRDF
11 1 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.22%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 166 (36.97%) Terraform
2 151 (33.63%) Kubernetes
3 134 (29.84%) Puppet
4 130 (28.95%) Opscode Chef
5 53 (11.80%) Ansible
6 28 (6.24%) Istio
7 20 (4.45%) Nagios
8 15 (3.34%) Prometheus
9 12 (2.67%) Graphite
10 11 (2.45%) Grafana
11 10 (2.23%) NetBackup
12 8 (1.78%) FortiGate
12 8 (1.78%) Norton AntiVirus
12 8 (1.78%) Red Hat Satellite
12 8 (1.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 7 (1.56%) Hadoop YARN
13 7 (1.56%) Opsview
14 6 (1.34%) Cacti
14 6 (1.34%) HAProxy
14 6 (1.34%) Nmap
Vendors
1 50 (11.14%) SaltStack
2 40 (8.91%) Red Hat
3 39 (8.69%) Cisco
4 38 (8.46%) VMware
5 32 (7.13%) Microsoft
6 28 (6.24%) Oracle
7 25 (5.57%) Google
8 22 (4.90%) HP
9 17 (3.79%) Fortinet
10 16 (3.56%) Juniper
11 12 (2.67%) Citrix
12 11 (2.45%) Avaya
12 11 (2.45%) BT
12 11 (2.45%) EMC
12 11 (2.45%) Mitel
12 11 (2.45%) Palo Alto
12 11 (2.45%) ShoreTel
13 8 (1.78%) Symantec
14 7 (1.56%) Atlassian
14 7 (1.56%) IBM