Period
to 30 July 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 30 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
30 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 26 33 17
Rank change year-on-year +7 -16 +6
Permanent jobs citing Linux 494 246 851
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 8.26% 6.77% 11.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.44% 35.96% 49.30%
Number of salaries quoted 418 218 465
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £30,750
25th Percentile £38,750 £41,250 £37,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £49,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -1.00% +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £68,750 £63,750
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 1,192 684 1,726
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 19.94% 18.84% 22.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1,026 585 1,207
10th Percentile £23,625 £26,250 £23,370
25th Percentile £35,295 £33,000 £28,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £44,250 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.69% +10.63% -
75th Percentile £56,250 £57,500 £50,625
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +4 276 £50,000 - 61
South Yorkshire +7 159 £54,000 +2.86% 29
North Yorkshire -5 32 £45,000 -10.00% 11
East Yorkshire - 5 £37,000 - 2
Linux
England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 231 (46.76%) AWS
2 217 (43.93%) DevOps
3 214 (43.32%) Agile Software Development
4 195 (39.47%) Docker
5 182 (36.84%) Kubernetes
5 182 (36.84%) Terraform
6 144 (29.15%) Git (software)
7 132 (26.72%) Puppet
8 130 (26.32%) Opscode Chef
9 128 (25.91%) AWS CloudFormation
10 119 (24.09%) Windows
11 117 (23.68%) Deployment Automation
12 112 (22.67%) Python
13 107 (21.66%) Azure
14 99 (20.04%) Continuous Integration
15 90 (18.22%) Software Engineering
16 88 (17.81%) SQL
17 84 (17.00%) JavaScript
18 83 (16.80%) Scrum
19 82 (16.60%) Java
19 82 (16.60%) Social Skills
20 79 (15.99%) Problem-Solving
21 75 (15.18%) HTML
22 74 (14.98%) Migration
22 74 (14.98%) Infrastructure as Code
23 69 (13.97%) MySQL
24 67 (13.56%) PHP
24 67 (13.56%) Configuration Management
25 60 (12.15%) CSS
26 56 (11.34%) Firewall

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 25 (5.06%) Apache
2 16 (3.24%) Confluence
3 12 (2.43%) CMS
4 8 (1.62%) nginx
5 6 (1.21%) Tomcat
6 5 (1.01%) IIS
7 4 (0.81%) Apache Spark
7 4 (0.81%) JBoss
8 3 (0.61%) Apache Airflow
8 3 (0.61%) Luigi
9 2 (0.40%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.40%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.40%) WordPress
10 1 (0.20%) Mailman
Applications
1 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.20%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 231 (46.76%) AWS
2 128 (25.91%) AWS CloudFormation
3 107 (21.66%) Azure
4 51 (10.32%) Amazon EKS
5 46 (9.31%) Pulumi
6 18 (3.64%) AWS IoT
6 18 (3.64%) Microsoft 365
7 16 (3.24%) GitHub
8 15 (3.04%) SaaS
8 15 (3.04%) Serverless
9 14 (2.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 13 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
11 12 (2.43%) PaaS
12 11 (2.23%) IaaS
13 10 (2.02%) Amazon S3
13 10 (2.02%) AWS Lambda
14 6 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
15 5 (1.01%) Amazon ECS
15 5 (1.01%) Azure App Service
16 4 (0.81%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 56 (11.34%) Firewall
2 40 (8.10%) Wi-Fi
3 39 (7.89%) Wireless
4 35 (7.09%) TCP/IP
5 33 (6.68%) VPN
6 25 (5.06%) Broadband
7 20 (4.05%) Ethernet
8 19 (3.85%) Bluetooth
8 19 (3.85%) MQTT
9 18 (3.64%) DNS
9 18 (3.64%) SAN
10 13 (2.63%) HTTP
10 13 (2.63%) Internet
10 13 (2.63%) MPLS
11 9 (1.82%) LAN
11 9 (1.82%) SSL
11 9 (1.82%) VoIP
12 8 (1.62%) BGP
12 8 (1.62%) DHCP
12 8 (1.62%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (13.97%) MySQL
2 22 (4.45%) Relational Database
2 22 (4.45%) SQL Server
3 19 (3.85%) Oracle Database
4 17 (3.44%) NoSQL
5 14 (2.83%) PostgreSQL
6 13 (2.63%) MongoDB
7 8 (1.62%) Apache Cassandra
7 8 (1.62%) Big Data
8 7 (1.42%) MariaDB
9 6 (1.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 6 (1.21%) Amazon RDS
10 5 (1.01%) Oracle Database 12c
11 4 (0.81%) Hadoop
12 3 (0.61%) Amazon Redshift
12 3 (0.61%) Azkaban
12 3 (0.61%) Metadata
13 2 (0.40%) Informix
13 2 (0.40%) Tableau
13 2 (0.40%) Tableau Server
Development Applications
1 144 (29.15%) Git (software)
2 43 (8.70%) GitLab
3 39 (7.89%) Jenkins
4 38 (7.69%) JIRA
5 9 (1.82%) webpack
6 6 (1.21%) Mocha
6 6 (1.21%) Octopus Deploy
7 5 (1.01%) Subversion
8 4 (0.81%) Mercurial
8 4 (0.81%) Postman
8 4 (0.81%) Sonatype Nexus
9 3 (0.61%) GCC
9 3 (0.61%) GDB
9 3 (0.61%) GoogleTest
9 3 (0.61%) JUnit
9 3 (0.61%) Mockito
10 2 (0.40%) JMeter
10 2 (0.40%) LoadRunner
10 2 (0.40%) Oracle APEX
10 2 (0.40%) Oracle Forms
General
1 82 (16.60%) Social Skills
2 30 (6.07%) Games
3 21 (4.25%) Finance
4 16 (3.24%) Public Sector
5 13 (2.63%) Telecoms
6 12 (2.43%) Presentation Skills
7 9 (1.82%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.62%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (1.21%) Billing
10 5 (1.01%) Legal
11 4 (0.81%) Electronics
11 4 (0.81%) Influencing Skills
11 4 (0.81%) Wearables
12 3 (0.61%) Banking
12 3 (0.61%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.61%) Law
13 2 (0.40%) Documentation Skills
13 2 (0.40%) Local Government
13 2 (0.40%) Organisational Skills
14 1 (0.20%) Inclusion and Diversity
Job Titles
1 179 (36.23%) DevOps Engineer
2 131 (26.52%) AWS Engineer
3 118 (23.89%) AWS DevOps
3 118 (23.89%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 69 (13.97%) Developer
5 51 (10.32%) Software Engineer
6 37 (7.49%) Linux Engineer
7 26 (5.26%) Embedded Engineer
8 25 (5.06%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 25 (5.06%) Full Stack Developer
9 22 (4.45%) Senior Software Engineer
10 21 (4.25%) C Software Engineer
10 21 (4.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 21 (4.25%) Senior DevOps
10 21 (4.25%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 19 (3.85%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
11 19 (3.85%) C/C++ Firmware Engineer
11 19 (3.85%) C/C++ Software Engineer
11 19 (3.85%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
11 19 (3.85%) Embedded Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (15.18%) HTML
2 60 (12.15%) CSS
3 56 (11.34%) React
4 36 (7.29%) AngularJS
5 33 (6.68%) Node.js
6 23 (4.66%) REST
7 19 (3.85%) Vue.js
8 16 (3.24%) Web Services
9 15 (3.04%) LAMP
10 14 (2.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 13 (2.63%) HTML5
12 12 (2.43%) .NET
12 12 (2.43%) GraphQL
12 12 (2.43%) Next.js
12 12 (2.43%) Spring
12 12 (2.43%) Spring Boot
13 11 (2.23%) Kafka
13 11 (2.23%) Sass
14 10 (2.02%) JSON
15 9 (1.82%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 46 (9.31%) Enterprise Cloud
2 32 (6.48%) Hybrid Cloud
3 23 (4.66%) Linux Command Line
4 22 (4.45%) Public Cloud
5 21 (4.25%) Embedded Systems
6 20 (4.05%) Device Driver
6 20 (4.05%) Management Information System
7 15 (3.04%) Data Protection Act
7 15 (3.04%) Greenfield Project
8 14 (2.83%) Legacy Systems
9 9 (1.82%) Cloud Native
9 9 (1.82%) Cyberthreat
9 9 (1.82%) Mobile App
9 9 (1.82%) NHS
10 8 (1.62%) Self-Motivation
11 7 (1.42%) FMCG
12 6 (1.21%) Clustering
12 6 (1.21%) Data Centre
13 5 (1.01%) PKI
14 4 (0.81%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 119 (24.09%) Windows
2 48 (9.72%) Unix
3 42 (8.50%) Windows Server
4 26 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (3.04%) Ubuntu
5 15 (3.04%) Windows Server 2019
6 13 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (2.23%) Debian
7 11 (2.23%) Windows 10
7 11 (2.23%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (2.02%) Android
8 10 (2.02%) CentOS
9 9 (1.82%) Embedded Linux
10 7 (1.42%) Solaris
11 6 (1.21%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (1.01%) Amazon Linux
12 5 (1.01%) Windows 7
13 4 (0.81%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.61%) AIX
15 2 (0.40%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (43.93%) DevOps
2 214 (43.32%) Agile Software Development
3 117 (23.68%) Deployment Automation
4 99 (20.04%) Continuous Integration
5 90 (18.22%) Software Engineering
6 83 (16.80%) Scrum
7 79 (15.99%) Problem-Solving
8 74 (14.98%) Infrastructure as Code
8 74 (14.98%) Migration
9 67 (13.56%) Configuration Management
10 48 (9.72%) Computer Science
11 46 (9.31%) Mentoring
12 44 (8.91%) Coaching
12 44 (8.91%) Requirements Gathering
13 39 (7.89%) Decision-Making
14 33 (6.68%) Test Automation
15 32 (6.48%) Cybersecurity
16 30 (6.07%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 29 (5.87%) OO
18 27 (5.47%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 112 (22.67%) Python
2 88 (17.81%) SQL
3 84 (17.00%) JavaScript
4 82 (16.60%) Java
5 67 (13.56%) PHP
6 55 (11.13%) Ruby
7 50 (10.12%) Go
8 46 (9.31%) C++
9 40 (8.10%) C
10 37 (7.49%) Bash Shell
11 28 (5.67%) PowerShell
12 27 (5.47%) TypeScript
13 20 (4.05%) Shell Script
14 15 (3.04%) C#
15 9 (1.82%) PL/SQL
16 7 (1.42%) Perl
17 6 (1.21%) ES6
18 5 (1.01%) VB.NET
19 4 (0.81%) Java 8
19 4 (0.81%) Lua
Qualifications
1 52 (10.53%) AWS Certification
2 42 (8.50%) Security Cleared
3 41 (8.30%) SC Cleared
4 22 (4.45%) Degree
5 6 (1.21%) CCNP
5 6 (1.21%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (1.21%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (1.21%) JNCIP
6 3 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.40%) EMC Certification
7 2 (0.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.20%) CCNA
8 1 (0.20%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.20%) IBM AIX Certification
8 1 (0.20%) JNCIA
8 1 (0.20%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.20%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.01%) SLA
2 4 (0.81%) ISO 9001
2 4 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.61%) QA
4 1 (0.20%) HL7
4 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 195 (39.47%) Docker
2 29 (5.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (5.47%) Firmware
4 25 (5.06%) Active Directory
5 17 (3.44%) Hyper-V
6 9 (1.82%) KVM
6 9 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (1.21%) XenDesktop
8 5 (1.01%) FreeRADIUS
8 5 (1.01%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (0.61%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (0.40%) LXC
10 2 (0.40%) NFS
10 2 (0.40%) SRDF
10 2 (0.40%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 182 (36.84%) Kubernetes
1 182 (36.84%) Terraform
2 132 (26.72%) Puppet
3 130 (26.32%) Opscode Chef
4 31 (6.28%) Ansible
4 31 (6.28%) Istio
5 15 (3.04%) Prometheus
6 13 (2.63%) Rancher
7 11 (2.23%) Grafana
8 8 (1.62%) Nagios
9 7 (1.42%) FortiGate
10 6 (1.21%) HAProxy
10 6 (1.21%) NetBackup
11 4 (0.81%) Graphite
11 4 (0.81%) Norton AntiVirus
11 4 (0.81%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 3 (0.61%) Microsoft Intune
13 2 (0.40%) Data Guard
13 2 (0.40%) Red Hat Satellite
13 2 (0.40%) SCCM
Vendors
1 46 (9.31%) Microsoft
1 46 (9.31%) SaltStack
2 39 (7.89%) Oracle
3 34 (6.88%) VMware
4 25 (5.06%) Cisco
4 25 (5.06%) Red Hat
5 16 (3.24%) Atlassian
6 14 (2.83%) Google
7 13 (2.63%) BT
7 13 (2.63%) HP
8 11 (2.23%) Juniper
9 10 (2.02%) EMC
9 10 (2.02%) IBM
10 8 (1.62%) Splunk
11 7 (1.42%) Citrix
11 7 (1.42%) Palo Alto
12 6 (1.21%) Fortinet
12 6 (1.21%) Percona
13 5 (1.01%) Dell
14 4 (0.81%) NetApp