Period
to 23 August 2017

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 23 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 19 20
Rank change year-on-year +3 +1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 1040 978 1328
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 10.16% 8.44% 9.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 46.39% 37.46% 41.71%
Number of salaries quoted 846 765 1088
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.94% -1.82% +3.13%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,500 £27,425
90th Percentile £61,250 £61,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 2242 2611 3184
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 21.91% 22.54% 23.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1857 2146 2649
Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.74% -2.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £21,500 £21,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,375
% change year-on-year - +1.41% +4.41%

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 23 August 2017.

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 23 August 2017. 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 +8 645 £45,000 +12.50% 54
North Yorkshire +14 195 £42,500 +4.94% 12
South Yorkshire -1 176 £42,500 -5.56% 20
East Yorkshire +1 13 £30,000 -6.25%
Linux
England

For the 6 months to 23 August 2017, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for Linux.

1 311 (29.90%) Agile Software Development
2 289 (27.79%) SQL
3 273 (26.25%) Python
4 269 (25.87%) Windows
5 263 (25.29%) Java
6 254 (24.42%) DevOps
7 251 (24.13%) Unix
8 235 (22.60%) JavaScript
9 233 (22.40%) Puppet
10 226 (21.73%) Amazon AWS
11 208 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
12 207 (19.90%) Git (software)
12 207 (19.90%) VMware
13 202 (19.42%) MySQL
14 196 (18.85%) PHP
15 189 (18.17%) Ruby
16 187 (17.98%) Red Hat
17 185 (17.79%) Oracle
18 184 (17.69%) Bash Shell
19 181 (17.40%) HTML
20 179 (17.21%) Software Engineering
21 169 (16.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 146 (14.04%) Docker
23 144 (13.85%) Microsoft
24 141 (13.56%) CSS
25 137 (13.17%) VMware Infrastructure
26 134 (12.88%) Shell Script
27 127 (12.21%) Continuous Integration
28 123 (11.83%) SQL Server
29 122 (11.73%) Jenkins

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
1 111 (10.67%) Apache
2 60 (5.77%) OpenStack
3 49 (4.71%) CloudStack
4 44 (4.23%) nginx
5 43 (4.13%) MS Exchange
6 42 (4.04%) IIS
7 34 (3.27%) JBoss
8 28 (2.69%) Tomcat
9 25 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2010
10 24 (2.31%) SharePoint
11 21 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2013
12 20 (1.92%) WebLogic
13 16 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2007
13 16 (1.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 16 (1.54%) WebSphere
14 12 (1.15%) WordPress
15 11 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
15 11 (1.06%) SAS
16 10 (0.96%) CMS
16 10 (0.96%) Moodle
Applications
1 27 (2.60%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (1.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (1.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.29%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.19%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.096%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.096%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.096%) MicroStation
6 1 (0.096%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.096%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 44 (4.23%) Magento
2 2 (0.19%) Odoo
3 1 (0.096%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 226 (21.73%) Amazon AWS
2 101 (9.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (2.40%) Office 365
4 22 (2.12%) GitHub
5 21 (2.02%) IaaS
6 18 (1.73%) Amazon EC2
7 9 (0.87%) Google Cloud Platform
8 8 (0.77%) SaaS
9 4 (0.38%) Amazon ELB
9 4 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (0.38%) PaaS
10 3 (0.29%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.29%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (0.19%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.19%) Quay.io
12 1 (0.096%) AdWords
12 1 (0.096%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (0.096%) BrowserStack
12 1 (0.096%) Cloudflare
12 1 (0.096%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 120 (11.54%) Firewall
2 100 (9.62%) SAN
3 73 (7.02%) Ethernet
4 65 (6.25%) TCP/IP
5 64 (6.15%) DNS
6 55 (5.29%) VPN
7 44 (4.23%) Internet
8 42 (4.04%) WAN
9 40 (3.85%) Cisco IOS
10 36 (3.46%) DHCP
11 33 (3.17%) VLAN
12 29 (2.79%) SSL
13 28 (2.69%) BGP
13 28 (2.69%) HTTP
14 27 (2.60%) LAN
14 27 (2.60%) MPLS
14 27 (2.60%) VoIP
15 26 (2.50%) Network Security
16 25 (2.40%) OSPF
17 24 (2.31%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 202 (19.42%) MySQL
2 123 (11.83%) SQL Server
3 52 (5.00%) NoSQL
4 50 (4.81%) Oracle Database
5 45 (4.33%) MongoDB
6 42 (4.04%) Data Warehouse
6 42 (4.04%) PostgreSQL
7 35 (3.37%) Apache Cassandra
8 30 (2.88%) Big Data
9 29 (2.79%) Relational Database
10 28 (2.69%) SQL Server 2012
11 22 (2.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 22 (2.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 19 (1.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 18 (1.73%) Hadoop
14 15 (1.44%) DataStage
14 15 (1.44%) IBM InfoSphere
14 15 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
15 13 (1.25%) Oracle Database 12c
16 11 (1.06%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 207 (19.90%) Git (software)
2 122 (11.73%) Jenkins
3 104 (10.00%) Subversion
4 79 (7.60%) JIRA
5 55 (5.29%) Eclipse
6 51 (4.90%) Visual Studio
7 44 (4.23%) Android Studio
8 33 (3.17%) PHPUnit
9 32 (3.08%) JUnit
10 30 (2.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 28 (2.69%) Vagrant
12 23 (2.21%) Octopus Deploy
13 22 (2.12%) Maven
13 22 (2.12%) Selenium
14 19 (1.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 19 (1.83%) TeamCity
15 18 (1.73%) Bitbucket
15 18 (1.73%) Cucumber
16 15 (1.44%) GitLab
17 14 (1.35%) Oracle APEX
General
1 107 (10.29%) Finance
2 54 (5.19%) Games
3 46 (4.42%) Marketing
4 43 (4.13%) Telecoms
5 30 (2.88%) Automotive
6 22 (2.12%) Advertising
6 22 (2.12%) Retail
7 16 (1.54%) Electronics
8 9 (0.87%) Law
9 6 (0.58%) Banking
10 3 (0.29%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.29%) Legal
10 3 (0.29%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.19%) Back Office
11 2 (0.19%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.096%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 237 (22.79%) Developer
2 180 (17.31%) DevOps Engineer
3 143 (13.75%) Linux Engineer
4 120 (11.54%) Software Engineer
5 110 (10.58%) Administrator
6 91 (8.75%) PHP Developer
7 82 (7.88%) Java Developer
8 77 (7.40%) Systems Administrator
9 76 (7.31%) Linux Administrator
10 72 (6.92%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 65 (6.25%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 59 (5.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 54 (5.19%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 50 (4.81%) C++ Software Engineer
15 49 (4.71%) Systems Engineer
16 47 (4.52%) Platform Engineer
17 46 (4.42%) Embedded Engineer
17 46 (4.42%) Embedded Software Engineer
18 38 (3.65%) Analyst
19 37 (3.56%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 181 (17.40%) HTML
2 141 (13.56%) CSS
3 90 (8.65%) LAMP
4 87 (8.37%) Web Services
5 78 (7.50%) jQuery
6 74 (7.12%) Spring
7 71 (6.83%) Node.js
8 62 (5.96%) .NET
9 60 (5.77%) RESTful
10 58 (5.58%) AngularJS
11 55 (5.29%) React
12 53 (5.10%) XML
13 52 (5.00%) SOAP
14 50 (4.81%) Laravel
15 49 (4.71%) Symfony
16 47 (4.52%) Hibernate
16 47 (4.52%) JSON
17 45 (4.33%) HTML5
18 34 (3.27%) Ajax
19 33 (3.17%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 98 (9.42%) Linux Command Line
2 90 (8.65%) Data Centre
3 39 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
4 34 (3.27%) Clustering
5 30 (2.88%) Computer Science
5 30 (2.88%) User Experience
6 27 (2.60%) Management Information System
7 26 (2.50%) Streaming Video
8 25 (2.40%) Greenfield Project
9 22 (2.12%) Fintech
10 19 (1.83%) NHS
11 17 (1.63%) Private Cloud
12 16 (1.54%) Public Cloud
13 13 (1.25%) Device Driver
14 11 (1.06%) iPad
15 10 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
15 10 (0.96%) Online Games
16 9 (0.87%) Mobile App
17 8 (0.77%) CMDB
18 7 (0.67%) Arduino
Operating Systems
1 269 (25.87%) Windows
2 251 (24.13%) Unix
3 169 (16.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 75 (7.21%) Android
4 75 (7.21%) Windows Server
5 69 (6.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 60 (5.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 59 (5.67%) Embedded Linux
8 56 (5.38%) CentOS
9 45 (4.33%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 32 (3.08%) Debian
11 28 (2.69%) Apple iOS
12 23 (2.21%) Ubuntu
12 23 (2.21%) Windows 7
13 22 (2.12%) Solaris
14 15 (1.44%) Windows Server 2003
15 12 (1.15%) HPUX
16 9 (0.87%) Mac OS
17 7 (0.67%) AIX
18 6 (0.58%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 311 (29.90%) Agile Software Development
2 254 (24.42%) DevOps
3 179 (17.21%) Software Engineering
4 127 (12.21%) Continuous Integration
5 115 (11.06%) High Availability
6 111 (10.67%) Configuration Management
7 100 (9.62%) E-Commerce
8 99 (9.52%) ITIL
8 99 (9.52%) OO
8 99 (9.52%) SDLC
9 94 (9.04%) Scrum
10 89 (8.56%) TDD
11 76 (7.31%) MVC
12 67 (6.44%) Web Development
13 55 (5.29%) Load Balancing
14 52 (5.00%) Unit Testing
15 50 (4.81%) Test Automation
16 49 (4.71%) DSDM
17 48 (4.62%) Waterfall
18 47 (4.52%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 289 (27.79%) SQL
2 273 (26.25%) Python
3 263 (25.29%) Java
4 235 (22.60%) JavaScript
5 196 (18.85%) PHP
6 189 (18.17%) Ruby
7 184 (17.69%) Bash Shell
8 134 (12.88%) Shell Script
9 106 (10.19%) C++
10 72 (6.92%) C
11 62 (5.96%) Perl
12 52 (5.00%) C#
13 50 (4.81%) PowerShell
14 31 (2.98%) PL/SQL
15 23 (2.21%) T-SQL
16 19 (1.83%) Embedded C
17 14 (1.35%) Embedded C++
18 12 (1.15%) PHP 7
19 8 (0.77%) COBOL
19 8 (0.77%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 84 (8.08%) Degree
2 71 (6.83%) Cisco Certification
3 56 (5.38%) CCNA
4 51 (4.90%) CCNP
5 34 (3.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 28 (2.69%) MCSA
7 21 (2.02%) AWS Certification
8 16 (1.54%) MCSE
9 14 (1.35%) Computer Science Degree
10 13 (1.25%) JNCIA
10 13 (1.25%) JNCIP
11 11 (1.06%) CCDA
11 11 (1.06%) MCP
12 9 (0.87%) CCIP
12 9 (0.87%) CCSP
13 7 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (0.67%) Security Cleared
14 6 (0.58%) CISM
14 6 (0.58%) CISSP
14 6 (0.58%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (3.17%) QA
2 19 (1.83%) SLA
3 15 (1.44%) PCI DSS
4 10 (0.96%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.58%) JTAG
6 4 (0.38%) COBIT
6 4 (0.38%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 2 (0.19%) PMO
System Software
1 146 (14.04%) Docker
2 137 (13.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 88 (8.46%) Active Directory
4 65 (6.25%) vSphere
5 57 (5.48%) Xen
6 54 (5.19%) XenServer
7 35 (3.37%) Hyper-V
7 35 (3.37%) VMware ESXi
8 29 (2.79%) KVM
9 20 (1.92%) iptables
10 15 (1.44%) Firmware
10 15 (1.44%) XenApp
11 11 (1.06%) Varnish
12 9 (0.87%) Oracle RAC
13 7 (0.67%) GlusterFS
13 7 (0.67%) Samba
14 6 (0.58%) VirtualBox
15 5 (0.48%) Sendmail
15 5 (0.48%) vCloud
15 5 (0.48%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 233 (22.40%) Puppet
2 208 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
3 109 (10.48%) Ansible
4 41 (3.94%) Cobbler
5 40 (3.85%) Tivoli
6 30 (2.88%) Packer
7 27 (2.60%) Terraform
8 23 (2.21%) Kubernetes
9 19 (1.83%) Failover Clustering
10 17 (1.63%) Salt
11 15 (1.44%) HAProxy
12 14 (1.35%) Nagios
12 14 (1.35%) rkt
13 12 (1.15%) Rundeck
14 10 (0.96%) ServiceCenter
15 9 (0.87%) SCOM
15 9 (0.87%) ZABBIX
16 7 (0.67%) SCCM
16 7 (0.67%) WSUS
17 6 (0.58%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 207 (19.90%) VMware
2 187 (17.98%) Red Hat
3 185 (17.79%) Oracle
4 144 (13.85%) Microsoft
5 120 (11.54%) Cisco
6 67 (6.44%) HP
7 51 (4.90%) Zend
8 49 (4.71%) EnterpriseDB
9 46 (4.42%) F5
10 39 (3.75%) NetApp
11 38 (3.65%) Citrix
12 31 (2.98%) Brocade
13 29 (2.79%) Rackspace
14 28 (2.69%) CheckPoint
15 19 (1.83%) Splunk
16 18 (1.73%) Google
16 18 (1.73%) Hitachi
16 18 (1.73%) IBM
17 16 (1.54%) CommVault
17 16 (1.54%) Dell