Period
to 6 April 2020

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 6 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 27 22 24
Rank change year-on-year -5 +2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 404 660 826
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 6.87% 8.94% 7.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.86% 42.44% 42.80%
Number of salaries quoted 373 519 773
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +9.76%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £62,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 1,159 1,555 1,930
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 19.71% 21.06% 18.57%
Number of salaries quoted 988 1,238 1,713
Median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +3.90% +10.00%
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,300 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

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 6 April 2020.

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 6 April 2020. 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 +3 281 £50,000 - 41
South Yorkshire -5 72 £50,000 +5.26% 11
North Yorkshire -17 50 £44,000 -5.88% 10
Linux
England

For the 6 months to 6 April 2020, 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.

1 171 (42.33%) Windows
2 142 (35.15%) AWS
3 123 (30.45%) Python
3 123 (30.45%) DevOps
4 115 (28.47%) Agile Software Development
5 114 (28.22%) Docker
6 106 (26.24%) Azure
7 97 (24.01%) Kubernetes
8 90 (22.28%) Ansible
9 84 (20.79%) Puppet
10 82 (20.30%) Terraform
11 81 (20.05%) Git (software)
12 76 (18.81%) SQL
13 74 (18.32%) Opscode Chef
14 69 (17.08%) Unix
15 67 (16.58%) Bash Shell
16 63 (15.59%) Configuration Management
16 63 (15.59%) Windows Server
17 61 (15.10%) Java
18 59 (14.60%) Jenkins
19 58 (14.36%) Problem-Solving
20 56 (13.86%) Finance
21 54 (13.37%) VMware
22 51 (12.62%) Scrum
22 51 (12.62%) Ruby
23 50 (12.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 50 (12.38%) Active Directory
24 48 (11.88%) Oracle
25 47 (11.63%) Red Hat
25 47 (11.63%) TCP/IP

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 20 (4.95%) Confluence
2 19 (4.70%) OpenStack
3 15 (3.71%) Apache
4 10 (2.48%) SharePoint
5 8 (1.98%) Skype for Business
5 8 (1.98%) Tomcat
5 8 (1.98%) WebLogic
6 6 (1.49%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 5 (1.24%) IIS
7 5 (1.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (0.74%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.74%) NetWeaver
8 3 (0.74%) WordPress
9 2 (0.50%) JBoss
9 2 (0.50%) Moodle
9 2 (0.50%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.50%) nginx
9 2 (0.50%) WebLogic Portal
9 2 (0.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (1.98%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.74%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.25%) NetSuite
1 1 (0.25%) SAP BPC
1 1 (0.25%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 142 (35.15%) AWS
2 106 (26.24%) Azure
3 42 (10.40%) Office 365
4 25 (6.19%) AWS CloudFormation
5 22 (5.45%) IaaS
6 19 (4.70%) PaaS
7 15 (3.71%) GCP
7 15 (3.71%) GitHub
8 12 (2.97%) Serverless
9 11 (2.72%) AWS Lambda
9 11 (2.72%) SaaS
10 10 (2.48%) Amazon S3
11 9 (2.23%) Amazon ECS
12 8 (1.98%) Amazon EC2
12 8 (1.98%) OpenShift
13 7 (1.73%) Amazon ELB
13 7 (1.73%) Slack
14 6 (1.49%) Amazon Cognito
14 6 (1.49%) Amazon EKS
14 6 (1.49%) AWS CodeCommit
Communications & Networking
1 47 (11.63%) TCP/IP
2 29 (7.18%) WAN
3 25 (6.19%) DNS
4 23 (5.69%) DHCP
4 23 (5.69%) Firewall
4 23 (5.69%) LAN
4 23 (5.69%) VPN
5 21 (5.20%) SAN
6 14 (3.47%) MPLS
7 12 (2.97%) Internet
7 12 (2.97%) IPv6
7 12 (2.97%) VoIP
8 11 (2.72%) Asterisk PBX
8 11 (2.72%) RTP
9 10 (2.48%) HTTP
10 9 (2.23%) Broadband
11 8 (1.98%) Fibre Channel
12 7 (1.73%) Skype
12 7 (1.73%) Software-Defined Networking
12 7 (1.73%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (10.40%) MySQL
2 39 (9.65%) SQL Server
3 21 (5.20%) NoSQL
4 12 (2.97%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 12 (2.97%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (2.72%) MongoDB
6 10 (2.48%) Amazon RDS
7 8 (1.98%) Big Data
7 8 (1.98%) Hadoop
8 7 (1.73%) MariaDB
8 7 (1.73%) Relational Database
9 6 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (1.24%) Apache Hive
11 4 (0.99%) Oracle ODI
12 3 (0.74%) Azure SQL Database
12 3 (0.74%) DB2
12 3 (0.74%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.74%) Redis
13 2 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.50%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 81 (20.05%) Git (software)
2 59 (14.60%) Jenkins
3 45 (11.14%) JIRA
4 11 (2.72%) Bitbucket
5 10 (2.48%) GitLab
5 10 (2.48%) Visual Studio Team System
6 9 (2.23%) SonarQube
7 7 (1.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 7 (1.73%) Maven
7 7 (1.73%) Subversion
8 6 (1.49%) Oracle Forms
8 6 (1.49%) Sonatype Nexus
9 5 (1.24%) TeamCity
10 4 (0.99%) Gerrit
11 3 (0.74%) Burp Suite
11 3 (0.74%) JUnit
11 3 (0.74%) NUnit
11 3 (0.74%) Robot Framework
11 3 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (0.50%) Vagrant
General
1 56 (13.86%) Finance
2 26 (6.44%) Telecoms
3 16 (3.96%) Marketing
3 16 (3.96%) Public Sector
4 7 (1.73%) Banking
5 5 (1.24%) Financial Institution
6 4 (0.99%) Games
7 3 (0.74%) Automotive
7 3 (0.74%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.50%) Advertising
8 2 (0.50%) Electronics
8 2 (0.50%) Law
8 2 (0.50%) Retail
9 1 (0.25%) Legal
9 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 58 (14.36%) DevOps Engineer
2 45 (11.14%) Developer
3 44 (10.89%) Platform Engineer
4 39 (9.65%) Linux Engineer
5 38 (9.41%) Cloud Engineer
6 31 (7.67%) AWS Engineer
7 29 (7.18%) Software Engineer
8 25 (6.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 24 (5.94%) Architect
10 21 (5.20%) Administrator
10 21 (5.20%) Systems Administrator
11 18 (4.46%) Analyst
12 15 (3.71%) Linux Administrator
12 15 (3.71%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 14 (3.47%) Automation Engineer
13 14 (3.47%) AWS DevOps
13 14 (3.47%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 14 (3.47%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 14 (3.47%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 13 (3.22%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (7.18%) Web Services
2 25 (6.19%) .NET
2 25 (6.19%) CSS
3 23 (5.69%) Node.js
4 22 (5.45%) Middleware
5 21 (5.20%) RESTful
6 19 (4.70%) HTML
7 15 (3.71%) LAMP
8 10 (2.48%) AngularJS
8 10 (2.48%) Spring
8 10 (2.48%) Yocto
9 9 (2.23%) .NET Framework
9 9 (2.23%) JSON
9 9 (2.23%) YAML
10 8 (1.98%) Elastic Stack
10 8 (1.98%) Laravel
11 7 (1.73%) .NET Core
11 7 (1.73%) CSS3
11 7 (1.73%) jQuery
11 7 (1.73%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 33 (8.17%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (7.43%) Data Centre
3 16 (3.96%) Greenfield Project
3 16 (3.96%) Self-Motivation
4 15 (3.71%) Enterprise Software
4 15 (3.71%) Public Cloud
5 11 (2.72%) Enterprise Storage
6 10 (2.48%) Device Driver
7 8 (1.98%) Cloud Native
7 8 (1.98%) e-Learning
7 8 (1.98%) Private Cloud
8 7 (1.73%) Clustering
8 7 (1.73%) IVR
8 7 (1.73%) STB
8 7 (1.73%) Video Conferencing
9 6 (1.49%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.24%) Mobile App
11 4 (0.99%) Linux Command Line
11 4 (0.99%) Replication
11 4 (0.99%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 171 (42.33%) Windows
2 69 (17.08%) Unix
3 63 (15.59%) Windows Server
4 50 (12.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (4.70%) Mac OS
6 18 (4.46%) CentOS
7 16 (3.96%) Ubuntu
8 14 (3.47%) HPUX
9 13 (3.22%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (2.97%) Debian
11 11 (2.72%) Mac OS X
11 11 (2.72%) Solaris
12 8 (1.98%) Android
13 7 (1.73%) Apple iOS
13 7 (1.73%) Embedded Linux
14 6 (1.49%) FreeBSD
14 6 (1.49%) FreeNAS
14 6 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
15 5 (1.24%) Kali Linux
16 4 (0.99%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (30.45%) DevOps
2 115 (28.47%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (15.59%) Configuration Management
4 58 (14.36%) Problem-Solving
5 51 (12.62%) Scrum
6 47 (11.63%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 44 (10.89%) Continuous Integration
8 39 (9.65%) ITIL
8 39 (9.65%) Mentoring
8 39 (9.65%) Software Engineering
9 35 (8.66%) Test Automation
10 33 (8.17%) Migration
11 32 (7.92%) Project Management
12 29 (7.18%) Microservices
13 28 (6.93%) Open Source
14 27 (6.68%) Deployment Automation
15 25 (6.19%) Continuous Improvement
16 24 (5.94%) Project Delivery
17 23 (5.69%) Information Security
18 22 (5.45%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 123 (30.45%) Python
2 76 (18.81%) SQL
3 67 (16.58%) Bash Shell
4 61 (15.10%) Java
5 51 (12.62%) Ruby
6 47 (11.63%) PowerShell
7 46 (11.39%) C#
8 44 (10.89%) PHP
9 43 (10.64%) JavaScript
10 37 (9.16%) C++
11 20 (4.95%) C
11 20 (4.95%) Shell Script
12 12 (2.97%) Perl
13 9 (2.23%) Go
14 7 (1.73%) Java 8
15 6 (1.49%) TypeScript
16 5 (1.24%) COBOL
17 3 (0.74%) AWK
17 3 (0.74%) Embedded C++
17 3 (0.74%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (5.69%) Degree
2 10 (2.48%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (2.23%) RHCE
4 7 (1.73%) Avaya Certification
5 6 (1.49%) SC Cleared
5 6 (1.49%) Security Cleared
6 5 (1.24%) CISM
6 5 (1.24%) JNCIE
6 5 (1.24%) JNCIP
7 4 (0.99%) CCNA
7 4 (0.99%) CISSP
8 3 (0.74%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 3 (0.74%) CCIE
8 3 (0.74%) CEH
8 3 (0.74%) CISA
8 3 (0.74%) CITP
8 3 (0.74%) Master's Degree
8 3 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.48%) SLA
2 8 (1.98%) QA
3 6 (1.49%) Data Quality
4 5 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.74%) GDPR
5 3 (0.74%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.25%) Government Security Classifications
6 1 (0.25%) NCSC
System Software
1 114 (28.22%) Docker
2 50 (12.38%) Active Directory
3 31 (7.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (2.23%) Hyper-V
5 7 (1.73%) KVM
6 6 (1.49%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (1.49%) vSphere
7 4 (0.99%) XenApp
8 3 (0.74%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 2 (0.50%) Firmware
9 2 (0.50%) HDFS
9 2 (0.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (0.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 2 (0.50%) VMware NSX
9 2 (0.50%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.25%) NFS
10 1 (0.25%) pfSense
10 1 (0.25%) Samba
10 1 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 97 (24.01%) Kubernetes
2 90 (22.28%) Ansible
3 84 (20.79%) Puppet
4 82 (20.30%) Terraform
5 74 (18.32%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (2.23%) Cobbler
6 9 (2.23%) Tivoli
7 8 (1.98%) SCCM
7 8 (1.98%) WSUS
8 7 (1.73%) Proxmox
9 6 (1.49%) Grafana
9 6 (1.49%) Mesos
9 6 (1.49%) ZABBIX
10 5 (1.24%) Nessus
10 5 (1.24%) SCOM
11 4 (0.99%) Docker Swarm
11 4 (0.99%) Nagios
11 4 (0.99%) Nmap
11 4 (0.99%) Pingdom
11 4 (0.99%) Rancher
Vendors
1 54 (13.37%) VMware
2 48 (11.88%) Oracle
3 47 (11.63%) Red Hat
4 45 (11.14%) Microsoft
5 27 (6.68%) Cisco
6 18 (4.46%) Atlassian
7 13 (3.22%) Citrix
8 10 (2.48%) CrowdStrike
9 9 (2.23%) EnterpriseDB
9 9 (2.23%) Splunk
10 8 (1.98%) Avaya
11 7 (1.73%) BT
11 7 (1.73%) Genesys
11 7 (1.73%) Google
11 7 (1.73%) HP
11 7 (1.73%) Percona
11 7 (1.73%) SaltStack
11 7 (1.73%) Verint
12 6 (1.49%) Hyperion
12 6 (1.49%) Perforce