Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
15 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 33 30 22
Rank change year-on-year -3 -8 +2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 462 219 682
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 6.91% 8.21% 9.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.44% 39.25% 43.94%
Number of salaries quoted 403 191 386
10th Percentile £32,500 £34,250 £29,000
25th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,000 £48,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.06% -2.08% +6.67%
75th Percentile £61,875 £62,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £68,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - -

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 1,268 558 1,552
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 18.98% 20.91% 21.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1,046 486 1,117
10th Percentile £24,750 £25,875 £23,250
25th Percentile £33,979 £32,500 £28,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% -
75th Percentile £56,250 £55,000 £52,925
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £62,322
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +8.70% -3.16%

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 -9 274 £49,750 +10.56% 60
South Yorkshire -3 139 £52,500 +10.53% 19
North Yorkshire +4 34 £40,000 -20.00% 19
East Yorkshire -8 7 £41,750 +4.38% 2
Linux
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 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.

1 216 (46.75%) AWS
2 206 (44.59%) DevOps
3 204 (44.16%) Docker
4 194 (41.99%) Agile Software Development
5 176 (38.10%) Kubernetes
6 159 (34.42%) Terraform
7 134 (29.00%) Opscode Chef
8 129 (27.92%) Puppet
9 120 (25.97%) AWS CloudFormation
10 114 (24.68%) Git (software)
10 114 (24.68%) Windows
11 108 (23.38%) Deployment Automation
12 103 (22.29%) Python
13 88 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
14 84 (18.18%) PHP
15 83 (17.97%) Azure
16 81 (17.53%) Software Engineering
17 75 (16.23%) MySQL
18 74 (16.02%) Social Skills
19 71 (15.37%) Problem-Solving
19 71 (15.37%) Java
20 70 (15.15%) Infrastructure as Code
21 69 (14.94%) Migration
22 68 (14.72%) Scrum
23 67 (14.50%) JavaScript
24 66 (14.29%) CSS
25 63 (13.64%) HTML
25 63 (13.64%) SQL
26 58 (12.55%) Configuration Management
27 53 (11.47%) 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 30 (6.49%) Apache
2 14 (3.03%) Confluence
3 13 (2.81%) CMS
4 8 (1.73%) Apache Spark
4 8 (1.73%) Tomcat
5 7 (1.52%) Skype for Business
6 6 (1.30%) nginx
7 5 (1.08%) Apache Airflow
7 5 (1.08%) Luigi
8 4 (0.87%) IIS
8 4 (0.87%) JBoss
9 3 (0.65%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.43%) Moodle
11 1 (0.22%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (0.22%) CloudStack
11 1 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.22%) Jetty
11 1 (0.22%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.22%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 216 (46.75%) AWS
2 120 (25.97%) AWS CloudFormation
3 83 (17.97%) Azure
4 49 (10.61%) Amazon EKS
5 46 (9.96%) Pulumi
6 17 (3.68%) GCP
7 13 (2.81%) Microsoft 365
8 12 (2.60%) Amazon EC2
9 11 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
9 11 (2.38%) GitHub
10 10 (2.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 9 (1.95%) IaaS
11 9 (1.95%) SaaS
12 8 (1.73%) PaaS
13 7 (1.52%) Amazon EMR
13 7 (1.52%) AWS IoT
13 7 (1.52%) Serverless
14 6 (1.30%) Amazon S3
14 6 (1.30%) AWS Lambda
15 5 (1.08%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 48 (10.39%) Firewall
2 43 (9.31%) Wi-Fi
3 40 (8.66%) VPN
4 32 (6.93%) Wireless
5 31 (6.71%) TCP/IP
6 28 (6.06%) Broadband
7 24 (5.19%) Bluetooth
7 24 (5.19%) Ethernet
7 24 (5.19%) MQTT
8 14 (3.03%) HTTP
8 14 (3.03%) SAN
9 13 (2.81%) DNS
10 10 (2.16%) HTTPS
11 9 (1.95%) SSL
12 8 (1.73%) DHCP
12 8 (1.73%) VoIP
12 8 (1.73%) VSAN
13 7 (1.52%) Skype
14 5 (1.08%) Network Security
15 4 (0.87%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (16.23%) MySQL
2 25 (5.41%) Relational Database
3 24 (5.19%) SQL Server
4 19 (4.11%) Oracle Database
5 12 (2.60%) NoSQL
6 11 (2.38%) MongoDB
6 11 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (2.16%) Big Data
8 8 (1.73%) Hadoop
9 7 (1.52%) Amazon RDS
9 7 (1.52%) Amazon Redshift
9 7 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
10 6 (1.30%) MariaDB
11 5 (1.08%) Azkaban
11 5 (1.08%) Metadata
12 3 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.43%) Amazon Athena
13 2 (0.43%) Electronic Patient Records
13 2 (0.43%) Oracle Database 12c
13 2 (0.43%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 114 (24.68%) Git (software)
2 38 (8.23%) Jenkins
2 38 (8.23%) JIRA
3 15 (3.25%) webpack
4 13 (2.81%) GitLab
5 6 (1.30%) Mocha
6 5 (1.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (1.08%) Subversion
7 4 (0.87%) gulp
7 4 (0.87%) Mercurial
7 4 (0.87%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (0.65%) Maven
8 3 (0.65%) Oracle APEX
8 3 (0.65%) Postman
9 2 (0.43%) RStudio
9 2 (0.43%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.22%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.22%) Gradle
10 1 (0.22%) SonarQube
10 1 (0.22%) Travis CI
General
1 74 (16.02%) Social Skills
2 35 (7.58%) Finance
3 18 (3.90%) Games
4 12 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (2.38%) Public Sector
6 9 (1.95%) Legal
7 8 (1.73%) Presentation Skills
8 6 (1.30%) Billing
8 6 (1.30%) Law
9 5 (1.08%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.87%) Wearables
11 3 (0.65%) Banking
11 3 (0.65%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.65%) Organisational Skills
12 2 (0.43%) Automotive
12 2 (0.43%) Retail
12 2 (0.43%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.22%) Electronics
13 1 (0.22%) Military
13 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 139 (30.09%) DevOps Engineer
2 121 (26.19%) AWS Engineer
3 107 (23.16%) AWS DevOps
3 107 (23.16%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 64 (13.85%) Developer
5 52 (11.26%) Linux Engineer
6 44 (9.52%) Software Engineer
7 28 (6.06%) Platform Engineer
8 27 (5.84%) Embedded Engineer
8 27 (5.84%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 24 (5.19%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
9 24 (5.19%) C/C++ Firmware Engineer
9 24 (5.19%) C/C++ Software Engineer
9 24 (5.19%) C++ Software Engineer
9 24 (5.19%) Embedded C Engineer
9 24 (5.19%) Embedded C Software Engineer
9 24 (5.19%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
9 24 (5.19%) Embedded Linux Engineer
9 24 (5.19%) Firmware Engineer
9 24 (5.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (14.29%) CSS
2 63 (13.64%) HTML
3 39 (8.44%) React
4 33 (7.14%) Node.js
5 26 (5.63%) AngularJS
5 26 (5.63%) LAMP
6 23 (4.98%) Vue.js
7 19 (4.11%) REST
7 19 (4.11%) Sass
8 16 (3.46%) Web Services
9 14 (3.03%) .NET
10 13 (2.81%) LESS
11 12 (2.60%) GraphQL
11 12 (2.60%) Ionic Framework
11 12 (2.60%) NativeScript
11 12 (2.60%) Next.js
11 12 (2.60%) React Native
11 12 (2.60%) XML
12 9 (1.95%) HTML5
12 9 (1.95%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 46 (9.96%) Enterprise Cloud
2 34 (7.36%) Management Information System
3 25 (5.41%) Embedded Systems
4 24 (5.19%) Device Driver
5 23 (4.98%) Linux Command Line
6 21 (4.55%) Public Cloud
7 19 (4.11%) Data Protection Act
8 16 (3.46%) Greenfield Project
9 14 (3.03%) Data Centre
10 13 (2.81%) Mobile App
11 12 (2.60%) Legacy Systems
12 8 (1.73%) Cyberthreat
12 8 (1.73%) Self-Motivation
13 7 (1.52%) Cloud Native
13 7 (1.52%) User Experience
14 6 (1.30%) Driving Licence
14 6 (1.30%) Hybrid Cloud
15 5 (1.08%) Data Structures
16 4 (0.87%) Algorithms
16 4 (0.87%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 114 (24.68%) Windows
2 48 (10.39%) Windows Server
3 30 (6.49%) Unix
4 20 (4.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (4.11%) Windows Server 2019
6 18 (3.90%) Debian
7 14 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (2.81%) CentOS
9 11 (2.38%) Ubuntu
10 9 (1.95%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (1.08%) Android
11 5 (1.08%) Solaris
12 4 (0.87%) AIX
13 3 (0.65%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.65%) Embedded Linux
13 3 (0.65%) Windows 10
13 3 (0.65%) Windows 7
13 3 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.43%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.22%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 206 (44.59%) DevOps
2 194 (41.99%) Agile Software Development
3 108 (23.38%) Deployment Automation
4 88 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
5 81 (17.53%) Software Engineering
6 71 (15.37%) Problem-Solving
7 70 (15.15%) Infrastructure as Code
8 69 (14.94%) Migration
9 68 (14.72%) Scrum
10 58 (12.55%) Configuration Management
11 42 (9.09%) Computer Science
12 35 (7.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 33 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
14 31 (6.71%) Requirements Gathering
15 29 (6.28%) Coaching
16 28 (6.06%) Project Management
17 26 (5.63%) Cybersecurity
17 26 (5.63%) Mentoring
18 25 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
19 24 (5.19%) Device Driver Development
Programming Languages
1 103 (22.29%) Python
2 84 (18.18%) PHP
3 71 (15.37%) Java
4 67 (14.50%) JavaScript
5 63 (13.64%) SQL
6 53 (11.47%) Ruby
7 50 (10.82%) Go
8 44 (9.52%) C++
9 34 (7.36%) C
10 31 (6.71%) Bash Shell
11 22 (4.76%) Shell Script
12 21 (4.55%) PowerShell
13 12 (2.60%) ES6
13 12 (2.60%) PL/SQL
14 11 (2.38%) TypeScript
15 10 (2.16%) C#
16 9 (1.95%) VB.NET
17 5 (1.08%) Perl
17 5 (1.08%) T-SQL
18 4 (0.87%) Scala
Qualifications
1 53 (11.47%) AWS Certification
2 16 (3.46%) Degree
2 16 (3.46%) Security Cleared
3 14 (3.03%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.52%) EMC Certification
4 7 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (1.08%) MCSE
7 4 (0.87%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (0.65%) CCNA
8 3 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (0.65%) MCP
9 2 (0.43%) A+ Certification
9 2 (0.43%) CompTIA Security+
9 2 (0.43%) MCSA
9 2 (0.43%) RHCE
9 2 (0.43%) Server+ Certification
10 1 (0.22%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.22%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.95%) SLA
2 4 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.65%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.65%) QA
4 2 (0.43%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.22%) NCSC
5 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 204 (44.16%) Docker
2 33 (7.14%) Firmware
3 30 (6.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (3.90%) Active Directory
4 18 (3.90%) KVM
5 17 (3.68%) Hyper-V
6 7 (1.52%) Virtual Desktop
7 6 (1.30%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (1.08%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.43%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 2 (0.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.22%) LXC
10 1 (0.22%) NFS
10 1 (0.22%) SRDF
10 1 (0.22%) Varnish
10 1 (0.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 176 (38.10%) Kubernetes
2 159 (34.42%) Terraform
3 134 (29.00%) Opscode Chef
4 129 (27.92%) Puppet
5 36 (7.79%) Ansible
6 23 (4.98%) Rancher
7 17 (3.68%) Prometheus
8 10 (2.16%) SCCM
9 9 (1.95%) Graphite
10 8 (1.73%) Grafana
10 8 (1.73%) Microsoft Intune
11 5 (1.08%) Istio
12 3 (0.65%) FortiGate
13 2 (0.43%) Active Directory Federation Services
13 2 (0.43%) HAProxy
13 2 (0.43%) Marathon
13 2 (0.43%) Mesos
13 2 (0.43%) Nagios
13 2 (0.43%) Packer
13 2 (0.43%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 46 (9.96%) Microsoft
1 46 (9.96%) SaltStack
2 35 (7.58%) Oracle
3 31 (6.71%) VMware
4 22 (4.76%) Red Hat
5 16 (3.46%) Cisco
6 15 (3.25%) Atlassian
7 13 (2.81%) IBM
8 11 (2.38%) HP
9 10 (2.16%) BT
9 10 (2.16%) Dell
10 8 (1.73%) EMC
10 8 (1.73%) Splunk
11 7 (1.52%) Google
12 6 (1.30%) Adobe
13 5 (1.08%) Apple
13 5 (1.08%) Percona
14 4 (0.87%) ANSYS
14 4 (0.87%) Pega
14 4 (0.87%) Talend