Period
to 23 January 2022

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 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 19 24 31
Rank change year-on-year +5 +7 -10
Permanent jobs citing Linux 696 328 416
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 9.94% 8.65% 6.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 45.82% 40.49% 33.71%
Number of salaries quoted 428 278 349
10th Percentile £31,250 £35,850 £27,500
25th Percentile £38,750 £38,750 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
75th Percentile £61,563 £65,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £66,625 £70,000 £69,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - -

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 1,519 810 1,234
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 21.70% 21.36% 20.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1,046 712 1,069
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
25th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £28,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Median % change year-on-year - +9.76% +2.50%
75th Percentile £57,500 £56,250 £55,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -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 23 January 2022.

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 January 2022. 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
Jobs
West Yorkshire -2 382 £52,500 +10.53% 54
South Yorkshire +10 198 £55,000 +15.79% 22
North Yorkshire +17 72 £45,000 -25.00% 10
East Yorkshire +5 20 £41,750 +4.38% 1
Humberside - 15 - -
Linux
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2022, 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.

1 245 (35.20%) AWS
2 199 (28.59%) DevOps
3 197 (28.30%) Cisco
4 195 (28.02%) Docker
5 190 (27.30%) CCNA
5 190 (27.30%) Cisco Certification
5 190 (27.30%) Wireless
6 177 (25.43%) Network+ Certification
7 175 (25.14%) A+ Certification
8 173 (24.86%) Linux+ Certification
9 170 (24.43%) Kubernetes
10 160 (22.99%) Agile Software Development
11 154 (22.13%) Python
12 133 (19.11%) Terraform
13 131 (18.82%) Windows
14 119 (17.10%) Puppet
15 113 (16.24%) Opscode Chef
16 106 (15.23%) Azure
17 105 (15.09%) Infrastructure as Code
18 93 (13.36%) Git (software)
19 89 (12.79%) AWS CloudFormation
20 86 (12.36%) PHP
21 83 (11.93%) Configuration Management
22 79 (11.35%) Problem-Solving
23 77 (11.06%) SQL
24 75 (10.78%) Deployment Automation
25 73 (10.49%) MySQL
25 73 (10.49%) Java
26 72 (10.34%) Finance
26 72 (10.34%) Ansible

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 24 (3.45%) Apache
2 15 (2.16%) Apache Spark
3 11 (1.58%) Tomcat
4 7 (1.01%) Skype for Business
5 6 (0.86%) OpenStack
5 6 (0.86%) WebLogic
6 5 (0.72%) MS Exchange
7 4 (0.57%) Apache Airflow
7 4 (0.57%) Luigi
7 4 (0.57%) Moodle
8 3 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.43%) JBoss
8 3 (0.43%) nginx
8 3 (0.43%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 3 (0.43%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.29%) Confluence
9 2 (0.29%) IIS
10 1 (0.14%) CloudStack
10 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.14%) Jetty
Business Applications
1 3 (0.43%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.14%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 245 (35.20%) AWS
2 106 (15.23%) Azure
3 89 (12.79%) AWS CloudFormation
4 51 (7.33%) Amazon EKS
5 50 (7.18%) Pulumi
6 49 (7.04%) GCP
7 28 (4.02%) GitHub
8 24 (3.45%) Microsoft 365
9 14 (2.01%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 13 (1.87%) Cloud Computing
10 13 (1.87%) IaaS
10 13 (1.87%) OpenShift
11 11 (1.58%) Amazon EC2
12 8 (1.15%) Nutanix
12 8 (1.15%) Stackdriver
13 7 (1.01%) Amazon S3
13 7 (1.01%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 6 (0.86%) Amazon EMR
14 6 (0.86%) Azure Active Directory
14 6 (0.86%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 190 (27.30%) Wireless
2 47 (6.75%) Firewall
3 46 (6.61%) Wi-Fi
4 38 (5.46%) TCP/IP
5 32 (4.60%) VPN
6 25 (3.59%) SAN
7 23 (3.30%) Broadband
8 19 (2.73%) DNS
9 18 (2.59%) SNMP
10 17 (2.44%) IPv4
10 17 (2.44%) IPv6
11 15 (2.16%) HTTP
11 15 (2.16%) Internet
12 11 (1.58%) VoIP
13 10 (1.44%) 3G
13 10 (1.44%) LAN
13 10 (1.44%) LTE
13 10 (1.44%) MQTT
13 10 (1.44%) UMTS
13 10 (1.44%) WiMAX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (10.49%) MySQL
2 18 (2.59%) Big Data
3 17 (2.44%) SQL Server
4 16 (2.30%) Oracle Database
5 15 (2.16%) Hadoop
5 15 (2.16%) NoSQL
5 15 (2.16%) PostgreSQL
5 15 (2.16%) Relational Database
6 9 (1.29%) Amazon RDS
6 9 (1.29%) Redis
7 8 (1.15%) Apache Accumulo
7 8 (1.15%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (1.01%) RDBMS
9 6 (0.86%) Amazon Redshift
9 6 (0.86%) MongoDB
10 5 (0.72%) Metadata
11 4 (0.57%) Azkaban
11 4 (0.57%) Data Lake
11 4 (0.57%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 93 (13.36%) Git (software)
2 46 (6.61%) Jenkins
3 25 (3.59%) webpack
4 17 (2.44%) gulp
4 17 (2.44%) JIRA
5 6 (0.86%) GitLab
5 6 (0.86%) Octopus Deploy
5 6 (0.86%) TeamCity
6 5 (0.72%) Maven
7 4 (0.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (0.57%) Bitbucket
8 3 (0.43%) GCC
8 3 (0.43%) GDB
8 3 (0.43%) GoogleTest
8 3 (0.43%) JUnit
8 3 (0.43%) Mockito
8 3 (0.43%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.29%) Gerrit
9 2 (0.29%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 72 (10.34%) Finance
2 52 (7.47%) Social Skills
3 19 (2.73%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (2.44%) Retail
5 14 (2.01%) Presentation Skills
6 12 (1.72%) Law
7 11 (1.58%) Games
8 10 (1.44%) Organisational Skills
8 10 (1.44%) Telecoms
9 9 (1.29%) Electronics
9 9 (1.29%) Public Sector
10 5 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.57%) Banking
11 4 (0.57%) Influencing Skills
11 4 (0.57%) Legal
12 3 (0.43%) Automotive
12 3 (0.43%) Documentation Skills
13 2 (0.29%) Marketing
13 2 (0.29%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.14%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 174 (25.00%) IT Technician
2 173 (24.86%) Network Technician
2 173 (24.86%) Trainee
2 173 (24.86%) Trainee IT Technician
2 173 (24.86%) Trainee Technician
3 113 (16.24%) DevOps Engineer
4 104 (14.94%) Developer
5 74 (10.63%) AWS Engineer
6 70 (10.06%) AWS DevOps
6 70 (10.06%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 58 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
8 43 (6.18%) Platform Engineer
9 40 (5.75%) PHP Developer
10 33 (4.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 28 (4.02%) Embedded Engineer
12 26 (3.74%) Administrator
12 26 (3.74%) C# Developer
12 26 (3.74%) Embedded Linux Engineer
13 25 (3.59%) Cloud Engineer
13 25 (3.59%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (9.05%) CSS
2 45 (6.47%) Node.js
3 44 (6.32%) HTML
3 44 (6.32%) Vue.js
4 43 (6.18%) React
5 42 (6.03%) .NET
5 42 (6.03%) Sass
6 41 (5.89%) AngularJS
6 41 (5.89%) LAMP
7 29 (4.17%) .NET Core
8 25 (3.59%) Ionic Framework
8 25 (3.59%) LESS
8 25 (3.59%) NativeScript
8 25 (3.59%) React Native
8 25 (3.59%) XML
9 17 (2.44%) Yocto
10 16 (2.30%) Laravel
10 16 (2.30%) Middleware
10 16 (2.30%) RESTful
10 16 (2.30%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 50 (7.18%) Enterprise Cloud
2 31 (4.45%) Linux Command Line
3 28 (4.02%) Data Centre
4 25 (3.59%) Mobile App
5 24 (3.45%) Data Structures
6 23 (3.30%) Management Information System
7 21 (3.02%) Algorithms
8 19 (2.73%) Embedded Systems
9 18 (2.59%) Self-Motivation
10 15 (2.16%) Greenfield Project
11 13 (1.87%) User Experience
12 12 (1.72%) Data Protection Act
13 11 (1.58%) Public Cloud
14 9 (1.29%) Device Driver
14 9 (1.29%) Driving Licence
15 6 (0.86%) Private Cloud
16 5 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
16 5 (0.72%) Life Science
17 4 (0.57%) Cloud Native
17 4 (0.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 131 (18.82%) Windows
2 56 (8.05%) Unix
3 48 (6.90%) Windows Server
4 42 (6.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (3.16%) Embedded Linux
6 19 (2.73%) Android
6 19 (2.73%) CentOS
7 18 (2.59%) Ubuntu
8 17 (2.44%) OpenWrt
9 15 (2.16%) Apple iOS
10 14 (2.01%) Solaris
11 13 (1.87%) Debian
12 11 (1.58%) Windows Server 2019
13 10 (1.44%) AIX
13 10 (1.44%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
15 6 (0.86%) Windows 10
16 5 (0.72%) Oracle Linux
17 4 (0.57%) Mac OS
18 3 (0.43%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (28.59%) DevOps
2 160 (22.99%) Agile Software Development
3 105 (15.09%) Infrastructure as Code
4 83 (11.93%) Configuration Management
5 79 (11.35%) Problem-Solving
6 75 (10.78%) Deployment Automation
7 66 (9.48%) CI/CD
8 61 (8.76%) Software Engineering
9 53 (7.61%) Technology Transformation
10 49 (7.04%) Disaster Recovery
11 44 (6.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 39 (5.60%) Computer Science
13 37 (5.32%) Performance Tuning
14 36 (5.17%) Scrum
15 35 (5.03%) Service Delivery
16 34 (4.89%) Open Source
17 31 (4.45%) Continuous Integration
17 31 (4.45%) E-Commerce
18 30 (4.31%) Migration
19 29 (4.17%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 154 (22.13%) Python
2 86 (12.36%) PHP
3 77 (11.06%) SQL
4 73 (10.49%) Java
5 63 (9.05%) Ruby
6 58 (8.33%) Go
7 54 (7.76%) JavaScript
8 43 (6.18%) C++
9 40 (5.75%) C
9 40 (5.75%) Shell Script
10 29 (4.17%) T-SQL
11 27 (3.88%) Bash
11 27 (3.88%) C#
12 26 (3.74%) VB.NET
13 25 (3.59%) ES6
14 21 (3.02%) Perl
15 14 (2.01%) PHP 7
16 11 (1.58%) PowerShell
17 9 (1.29%) R
18 8 (1.15%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 190 (27.30%) CCNA
1 190 (27.30%) Cisco Certification
2 177 (25.43%) Network+ Certification
3 175 (25.14%) A+ Certification
4 173 (24.86%) Linux+ Certification
5 56 (8.05%) AWS Certification
6 38 (5.46%) Security Cleared
7 32 (4.60%) Degree
8 29 (4.17%) SC Cleared
9 19 (2.73%) Microsoft Certification
10 17 (2.44%) MCSE
11 15 (2.16%) MCP
12 13 (1.87%) Computer Science Degree
12 13 (1.87%) RHCE
13 9 (1.29%) CCNP
13 9 (1.29%) OCA
13 9 (1.29%) OCP
13 9 (1.29%) Oracle Certification
14 8 (1.15%) LPIC
14 8 (1.15%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.73%) SLA
2 8 (1.15%) PCI DSS
3 6 (0.86%) GDPR
4 5 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.57%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.57%) QA
6 3 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.29%) NCSC
8 1 (0.14%) Government Security Classifications
8 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 195 (28.02%) Docker
2 28 (4.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (2.87%) Active Directory
3 20 (2.87%) Hyper-V
4 16 (2.30%) Firmware
5 10 (1.44%) KVM
6 9 (1.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 7 (1.01%) Virtual Desktop
8 4 (0.57%) iptables
8 4 (0.57%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (0.57%) Snort
9 3 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.29%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 2 (0.29%) Varnish
11 1 (0.14%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.14%) vSphere
11 1 (0.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 170 (24.43%) Kubernetes
2 133 (19.11%) Terraform
3 119 (17.10%) Puppet
4 113 (16.24%) Opscode Chef
5 72 (10.34%) Ansible
6 16 (2.30%) Prometheus
7 13 (1.87%) Graphite
7 13 (1.87%) SCCM
8 11 (1.58%) Rancher
9 10 (1.44%) Microsoft Intune
10 8 (1.15%) NetBackup
10 8 (1.15%) Oracle ZFS
10 8 (1.15%) Red Hat Satellite
10 8 (1.15%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 5 (0.72%) Data Guard
12 4 (0.57%) CloudForms
12 4 (0.57%) Kibana
13 3 (0.43%) Check_MK
13 3 (0.43%) FreeIPA
13 3 (0.43%) Grafana
Vendors
1 197 (28.30%) Cisco
2 68 (9.77%) Oracle
3 50 (7.18%) Red Hat
3 50 (7.18%) SaltStack
4 46 (6.61%) Microsoft
5 40 (5.75%) VMware
6 21 (3.02%) Google
7 15 (2.16%) Zend
8 12 (1.72%) Apple
8 12 (1.72%) HP
8 12 (1.72%) IBM
9 11 (1.58%) Dell
10 9 (1.29%) Adobe
10 9 (1.29%) Veritas
11 8 (1.15%) Brocade
11 8 (1.15%) Centrify
11 8 (1.15%) Checkmarx
11 8 (1.15%) EMC
11 8 (1.15%) Sun
12 5 (0.72%) Splunk