Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 22 16
Rank change year-on-year +3 -6 +3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 820 855 1,206
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 8.52% 7.89% 9.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.98% 38.85% 42.78%
Number of salaries quoted 720 729 1,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,450 £27,063
90th Percentile £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +7.78%

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 1,908 2,201 2,819
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 19.83% 20.31% 22.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1,680 1,880 2,350
Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £21,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 +5 509 £44,500 +4.71% 102
North Yorkshire +10 138 £50,000 +42.86% 21
South Yorkshire +4 133 £45,000 +12.50% 12
East Yorkshire -6 14 £25,750 -18.25% 5
Humberside - 7 £30,000 -
Linux
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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.

1 250 (30.49%) DevOps
2 216 (26.34%) Amazon AWS
3 207 (25.24%) Python
4 203 (24.76%) Puppet
5 195 (23.78%) Windows
6 193 (23.54%) Agile Software Development
7 184 (22.44%) Java
8 182 (22.20%) Unix
9 180 (21.95%) Opscode Chef
10 171 (20.85%) VMware
11 154 (18.78%) JavaScript
11 154 (18.78%) PHP
12 153 (18.66%) Red Hat
12 153 (18.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 149 (18.17%) SQL
14 141 (17.20%) Ruby
15 139 (16.95%) MySQL
16 119 (14.51%) Git (software)
17 116 (14.15%) VMware Infrastructure
17 116 (14.15%) Configuration Management
18 110 (13.41%) Bash Shell
19 109 (13.29%) Microsoft
20 107 (13.05%) Continuous Integration
20 107 (13.05%) Docker
21 104 (12.68%) HTML
22 103 (12.56%) ITIL
23 97 (11.83%) Shell Script
24 96 (11.71%) Finance
25 93 (11.34%) Ansible
26 91 (11.10%) CentOS

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 67 (8.17%) Apache
2 27 (3.29%) nginx
2 27 (3.29%) Tomcat
3 26 (3.17%) WebLogic
4 22 (2.68%) SharePoint
5 21 (2.56%) OpenStack
6 20 (2.44%) MS Exchange
7 19 (2.32%) IIS
8 16 (1.95%) CMS
8 16 (1.95%) WordPress
9 15 (1.83%) CloudStack
10 14 (1.71%) WebSphere
11 13 (1.59%) Jetty
12 11 (1.34%) JBoss
13 8 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
14 7 (0.85%) Skype for Business
15 5 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2007
15 5 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
16 3 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
16 3 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (0.61%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (0.37%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.24%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (1.10%) CiviCRM
2 5 (0.61%) Magento
3 4 (0.49%) Sage 200
4 3 (0.37%) SAP Business One
5 2 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.12%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 216 (26.34%) Amazon AWS
2 66 (8.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 48 (5.85%) Amazon EC2
4 36 (4.39%) Office 365
5 17 (2.07%) AWS CloudFormation
6 16 (1.95%) GitHub
7 11 (1.34%) Google Cloud Platform
7 11 (1.34%) PaaS
8 8 (0.98%) Amazon S3
8 8 (0.98%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 6 (0.73%) Google Analytics
9 6 (0.73%) IaaS
10 4 (0.49%) AWS Lambda
10 4 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.49%) Serverless
11 3 (0.37%) SaaS
11 3 (0.37%) Yarn
12 2 (0.24%) Amazon ELB
12 2 (0.24%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (0.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 86 (10.49%) Firewall
2 78 (9.51%) SAN
3 77 (9.39%) TCP/IP
4 55 (6.71%) DNS
5 52 (6.34%) SSL
6 48 (5.85%) Internet
7 41 (5.00%) VPN
8 40 (4.88%) WAN
9 35 (4.27%) Reverse Proxy
10 33 (4.02%) Network Security
11 28 (3.41%) LAN
12 24 (2.93%) HTTP
13 22 (2.68%) MPLS
13 22 (2.68%) VLAN
14 17 (2.07%) BGP
14 17 (2.07%) OSPF
15 16 (1.95%) Cisco IOS
15 16 (1.95%) DHCP
15 16 (1.95%) VoIP
16 14 (1.71%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (16.95%) MySQL
2 47 (5.73%) SQL Server
3 46 (5.61%) MongoDB
4 26 (3.17%) Amazon RDS
5 24 (2.93%) NoSQL
6 20 (2.44%) Relational Database
7 18 (2.20%) Big Data
7 18 (2.20%) Oracle Database
7 18 (2.20%) PostgreSQL
8 17 (2.07%) Redis
9 9 (1.10%) Oracle Database 12c
9 9 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (0.85%) BusinessObjects
10 7 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (0.73%) Oracle Database 10g
11 6 (0.73%) Oracle Database 11g
11 6 (0.73%) RDBMS
12 4 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (0.49%) InfluxDB
13 3 (0.37%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 119 (14.51%) Git (software)
2 84 (10.24%) Jenkins
3 44 (5.37%) Subversion
4 38 (4.63%) JIRA
5 27 (3.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 27 (3.29%) Eclipse
5 27 (3.29%) Vagrant
6 17 (2.07%) Visual Studio
7 15 (1.83%) Android Studio
7 15 (1.83%) JUnit
8 13 (1.59%) TeamCity
9 11 (1.34%) Oracle Forms
9 11 (1.34%) Sonatype Nexus
10 10 (1.22%) Cucumber
10 10 (1.22%) Mercurial
10 10 (1.22%) PHPUnit
11 9 (1.10%) Octopus Deploy
12 8 (0.98%) Bitbucket
12 8 (0.98%) IntelliJ
12 8 (0.98%) Maven
General
1 96 (11.71%) Finance
2 37 (4.51%) Advertising
3 35 (4.27%) Games
4 29 (3.54%) Retail
5 17 (2.07%) Marketing
6 14 (1.71%) Telecoms
7 4 (0.49%) Electronics
8 3 (0.37%) Automotive
9 2 (0.24%) Back Office
9 2 (0.24%) Banking
9 2 (0.24%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.12%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.12%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.12%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 169 (20.61%) DevOps Engineer
2 159 (19.39%) Developer
3 96 (11.71%) Linux Engineer
4 92 (11.22%) Administrator
5 81 (9.88%) Systems Administrator
6 70 (8.54%) Linux Administrator
7 63 (7.68%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 56 (6.83%) PHP Developer
9 49 (5.98%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 45 (5.49%) Java Developer
11 41 (5.00%) Platform Engineer
11 41 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
12 40 (4.88%) Architect
12 40 (4.88%) AWS DevOps
12 40 (4.88%) AWS Engineer
12 40 (4.88%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 39 (4.76%) Software Engineer
14 36 (4.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 35 (4.27%) Senior DevOps
15 35 (4.27%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (12.68%) HTML
2 90 (10.98%) CSS
3 84 (10.24%) Node.js
4 73 (8.90%) LAMP
5 69 (8.41%) Web Services
6 44 (5.37%) XML
7 34 (4.15%) Symfony
8 33 (4.02%) jQuery
8 33 (4.02%) Laravel
9 30 (3.66%) Spring
10 29 (3.54%) HTML5
11 28 (3.41%) Middleware
11 28 (3.41%) RESTful
12 27 (3.29%) SOAP
13 25 (3.05%) JSON
14 23 (2.80%) AngularJS
14 23 (2.80%) React
15 21 (2.56%) RabbitMQ
16 20 (2.44%) Ajax
17 19 (2.32%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 69 (8.41%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (6.34%) Linux Command Line
3 51 (6.22%) Data Centre
4 32 (3.90%) Clustering
5 23 (2.80%) User Experience
6 20 (2.44%) Computer Science
6 20 (2.44%) Video\Live Streaming
7 16 (1.95%) Greenfield Project
8 14 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
9 12 (1.46%) Management Information System
10 10 (1.22%) Public Cloud
11 9 (1.10%) Mobile App
12 8 (0.98%) NHS
12 8 (0.98%) PMI
13 7 (0.85%) AS400
14 6 (0.73%) Graphic Design
14 6 (0.73%) Hedge funds
14 6 (0.73%) Social Media
15 4 (0.49%) iPad
15 4 (0.49%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 195 (23.78%) Windows
2 182 (22.20%) Unix
3 153 (18.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 91 (11.10%) CentOS
5 84 (10.24%) Windows Server
6 28 (3.41%) Solaris
7 27 (3.29%) AIX
8 24 (2.93%) Android
9 22 (2.68%) Windows Server 2008
9 22 (2.68%) Windows Server 2012
10 21 (2.56%) Ubuntu
11 17 (2.07%) Debian
12 15 (1.83%) Windows Embedded Compact
13 14 (1.71%) Windows Server 2003
14 12 (1.46%) Apple iOS
14 12 (1.46%) Windows 7
15 10 (1.22%) HPUX
16 7 (0.85%) Mac OS X
16 7 (0.85%) Windows 8
17 6 (0.73%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 250 (30.49%) DevOps
2 193 (23.54%) Agile Software Development
3 116 (14.15%) Configuration Management
4 107 (13.05%) Continuous Integration
5 103 (12.56%) ITIL
6 73 (8.90%) Software Engineering
7 63 (7.68%) Release Management
8 60 (7.32%) OO
9 57 (6.95%) Web Development
10 56 (6.83%) High Availability
11 45 (5.49%) Scrum
12 44 (5.37%) SOA
13 43 (5.24%) Disaster Recovery
14 41 (5.00%) MVC
14 41 (5.00%) Open Source
15 36 (4.39%) TDD
16 33 (4.02%) E-Commerce
17 32 (3.90%) Mentoring
18 29 (3.54%) Test Automation
19 28 (3.41%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 207 (25.24%) Python
2 184 (22.44%) Java
3 154 (18.78%) JavaScript
3 154 (18.78%) PHP
4 149 (18.17%) SQL
5 141 (17.20%) Ruby
6 110 (13.41%) Bash Shell
7 97 (11.83%) Shell Script
8 37 (4.51%) C++
8 37 (4.51%) Perl
9 31 (3.78%) PowerShell
10 30 (3.66%) C#
11 21 (2.56%) PL/SQL
12 14 (1.71%) C
13 9 (1.10%) PHP 7
14 8 (0.98%) Groovy
15 6 (0.73%) Assembly Language
15 6 (0.73%) Bourne shell
15 6 (0.73%) PHP 5
16 5 (0.61%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 53 (6.46%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (4.27%) CCNA
3 29 (3.54%) Degree
4 22 (2.68%) CCNP
5 19 (2.32%) Microsoft Certification
6 17 (2.07%) Security Cleared
7 16 (1.95%) MCSE
8 13 (1.59%) CISM
8 13 (1.59%) CISSP
9 11 (1.34%) MCSA
10 9 (1.10%) CCIP
10 9 (1.10%) CCSP
10 9 (1.10%) CISA
10 9 (1.10%) Computer Science Degree
11 8 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (0.98%) PMI Certification
12 7 (0.85%) CCDA
12 7 (0.85%) CEH
12 7 (0.85%) SC Cleared
13 6 (0.73%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.20%) SLA
2 13 (1.59%) PCI DSS
3 12 (1.46%) QA
4 7 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.24%) GCP
5 2 (0.24%) PMO
5 2 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.12%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 116 (14.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 107 (13.05%) Docker
3 45 (5.49%) Active Directory
4 32 (3.90%) vSphere
5 23 (2.80%) Hyper-V
6 20 (2.44%) iptables
7 18 (2.20%) Virtual Machines
8 15 (1.83%) XenServer
9 13 (1.59%) KVM
10 12 (1.46%) Xen
10 12 (1.46%) XenApp
11 11 (1.34%) VMware ESXi
12 10 (1.22%) Dovecot
13 9 (1.10%) Virtual Servers
14 8 (0.98%) Postfix
14 8 (0.98%) XenDesktop
15 6 (0.73%) Samba
16 5 (0.61%) Firmware
17 4 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
17 4 (0.49%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 203 (24.76%) Puppet
2 180 (21.95%) Opscode Chef
3 93 (11.34%) Ansible
4 51 (6.22%) Terraform
5 44 (5.37%) Packer
6 37 (4.51%) Kubernetes
7 36 (4.39%) Nagios
8 35 (4.27%) Cobbler
9 28 (3.41%) Tivoli
10 24 (2.93%) SCCM
11 18 (2.20%) Salt
12 16 (1.95%) Graphite
13 13 (1.59%) SCOM
14 9 (1.10%) Backup Exec
14 9 (1.10%) SCDPM
14 9 (1.10%) ZABBIX
15 8 (0.98%) Data Guard
15 8 (0.98%) HAProxy
16 7 (0.85%) FortiGate
16 7 (0.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 171 (20.85%) VMware
2 153 (18.66%) Red Hat
3 109 (13.29%) Microsoft
4 87 (10.61%) Oracle
5 84 (10.24%) Cisco
6 72 (8.78%) Google
7 37 (4.51%) HP
8 27 (3.29%) Zend
9 25 (3.05%) EnterpriseDB
10 21 (2.56%) SaltStack
11 19 (2.32%) Citrix
11 19 (2.32%) Hitachi
12 18 (2.20%) NetApp
13 15 (1.83%) CheckPoint
13 15 (1.83%) F5
13 15 (1.83%) Rackspace
13 15 (1.83%) Splunk
14 12 (1.46%) MikroTik
14 12 (1.46%) Palo Alto
14 12 (1.46%) Twitter