Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 21 18
Rank change year-on-year +6 -3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 962 926 1368
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 10.12% 8.30% 10.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.91% 38.65% 42.30%
Number of salaries quoted 789 756 1160
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £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 2142 2396 3234
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 22.54% 21.47% 24.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1788 2027 2705
Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% -4.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £59,750
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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +10 600 £43,500 +3.88% 44
North Yorkshire +21 187 £44,500 +27.14% 5
South Yorkshire 0 150 £42,500 -5.56% 19
East Yorkshire -5 16 £28,500 -12.31%
Linux
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 255 (26.51%) Agile Software Development
2 242 (25.16%) DevOps
3 239 (24.84%) Windows
4 235 (24.43%) Python
5 219 (22.77%) Puppet
6 218 (22.66%) Unix
7 215 (22.35%) Java
7 215 (22.35%) SQL
8 214 (22.25%) Amazon AWS
9 205 (21.31%) VMware
10 203 (21.10%) Red Hat
11 184 (19.13%) Opscode Chef
12 178 (18.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 174 (18.09%) MySQL
14 173 (17.98%) Git (software)
15 168 (17.46%) PHP
16 166 (17.26%) JavaScript
17 163 (16.94%) Bash Shell
18 160 (16.63%) Ruby
19 147 (15.28%) VMware Infrastructure
20 146 (15.18%) Software Engineering
21 138 (14.35%) HTML
22 136 (14.14%) Oracle
22 136 (14.14%) Docker
23 128 (13.31%) Microsoft
24 125 (12.99%) Shell Script
25 118 (12.27%) Firewall
26 114 (11.85%) Continuous Integration
27 108 (11.23%) Cisco
28 105 (10.91%) Finance

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
1 103 (10.71%) Apache
2 43 (4.47%) nginx
2 43 (4.47%) OpenStack
3 35 (3.64%) IIS
4 32 (3.33%) MS Exchange
5 30 (3.12%) CloudStack
6 27 (2.81%) Tomcat
7 19 (1.98%) JBoss
7 19 (1.98%) SharePoint
8 16 (1.66%) WordPress
9 15 (1.56%) WebLogic
9 15 (1.56%) WebSphere
10 14 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2013
11 13 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
12 12 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
13 11 (1.14%) SAS
14 10 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2007
14 10 (1.04%) Jetty
15 9 (0.94%) CMS
15 9 (0.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 22 (2.29%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (1.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (1.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (0.62%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.21%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.10%) MicroStation
6 1 (0.10%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 35 (3.64%) Magento
2 4 (0.42%) Sage 200
3 3 (0.31%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.10%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 214 (22.25%) Amazon AWS
2 72 (7.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (2.91%) Amazon EC2
4 22 (2.29%) Office 365
5 20 (2.08%) GitHub
6 17 (1.77%) IaaS
7 12 (1.25%) Google Cloud Platform
8 10 (1.04%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (0.31%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.31%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (0.31%) Serverless
9 3 (0.31%) Yarn
10 2 (0.21%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.21%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 2 (0.21%) G Suite
11 1 (0.10%) AdWords
11 1 (0.10%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.10%) Bluemix
11 1 (0.10%) Boomi
11 1 (0.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 118 (12.27%) Firewall
2 101 (10.50%) SAN
3 71 (7.38%) TCP/IP
4 67 (6.96%) DNS
5 60 (6.24%) VPN
6 48 (4.99%) Internet
7 46 (4.78%) SSL
8 39 (4.05%) Cisco IOS
9 36 (3.74%) VLAN
9 36 (3.74%) WAN
10 34 (3.53%) Network Security
10 34 (3.53%) Reverse Proxy
11 33 (3.43%) HTTP
12 32 (3.33%) Ethernet
13 29 (3.01%) DHCP
14 27 (2.81%) MPLS
15 24 (2.49%) BGP
16 23 (2.39%) OSPF
17 22 (2.29%) LAN
18 21 (2.18%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 174 (18.09%) MySQL
2 93 (9.67%) SQL Server
3 43 (4.47%) NoSQL
4 42 (4.37%) Oracle Database
5 39 (4.05%) MongoDB
6 34 (3.53%) PostgreSQL
7 27 (2.81%) Data Warehouse
8 26 (2.70%) Big Data
8 26 (2.70%) Relational Database
9 20 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
10 18 (1.87%) SQL Server 2012
11 17 (1.77%) Amazon RDS
12 15 (1.56%) DataStage
12 15 (1.56%) IBM InfoSphere
13 14 (1.46%) Hadoop
14 12 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
15 11 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 9 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 8 (0.83%) Oracle Database 12c
17 8 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 173 (17.98%) Git (software)
2 103 (10.71%) Jenkins
3 75 (7.80%) Subversion
4 54 (5.61%) JIRA
5 37 (3.85%) Eclipse
6 35 (3.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 31 (3.22%) PHPUnit
8 27 (2.81%) Visual Studio
9 26 (2.70%) Vagrant
10 24 (2.49%) Android Studio
11 23 (2.39%) JUnit
12 22 (2.29%) Cucumber
13 19 (1.98%) Bitbucket
13 19 (1.98%) Selenium
14 16 (1.66%) Octopus Deploy
15 15 (1.56%) GitLab
16 14 (1.46%) GoCD
16 14 (1.46%) Maven
17 11 (1.14%) Oracle APEX
17 11 (1.14%) Oracle Forms
General
1 105 (10.91%) Finance
2 36 (3.74%) Games
2 36 (3.74%) Marketing
3 35 (3.64%) Telecoms
4 24 (2.49%) Retail
5 17 (1.77%) Automotive
6 14 (1.46%) Advertising
7 8 (0.83%) Electronics
8 4 (0.42%) Back Office
9 3 (0.31%) Banking
9 3 (0.31%) Law
9 3 (0.31%) Legal
9 3 (0.31%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.21%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.21%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.10%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 196 (20.37%) Developer
2 169 (17.57%) DevOps Engineer
3 138 (14.35%) Linux Engineer
4 126 (13.10%) Administrator
5 107 (11.12%) Systems Administrator
6 91 (9.46%) Linux Administrator
7 88 (9.15%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 77 (8.00%) Software Engineer
9 65 (6.76%) Java Developer
10 64 (6.65%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 58 (6.03%) PHP Developer
12 53 (5.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 53 (5.51%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 52 (5.41%) Systems Engineer
14 44 (4.57%) Analyst
15 38 (3.95%) Java Engineer
16 36 (3.74%) Architect
16 36 (3.74%) AWS Engineer
16 36 (3.74%) C++ Software Engineer
17 35 (3.64%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (14.35%) HTML
2 103 (10.71%) CSS
3 86 (8.94%) LAMP
4 77 (8.00%) Node.js
5 76 (7.90%) Web Services
6 51 (5.30%) Spring
7 49 (5.09%) AngularJS
7 49 (5.09%) XML
8 47 (4.89%) React
9 46 (4.78%) SOAP
10 44 (4.57%) Laravel
11 43 (4.47%) jQuery
12 42 (4.37%) .NET
13 40 (4.16%) HTML5
13 40 (4.16%) Symfony
14 39 (4.05%) RESTful
15 35 (3.64%) Hibernate
16 31 (3.22%) JSON
17 25 (2.60%) REST
18 24 (2.49%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 86 (8.94%) Linux Command Line
2 72 (7.48%) Data Centre
3 46 (4.78%) Clustering
4 35 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
5 32 (3.33%) User Experience
6 29 (3.01%) Computer Science
6 29 (3.01%) Streaming Video
7 23 (2.39%) Greenfield Project
8 21 (2.18%) Management Information System
9 19 (1.98%) NHS
10 18 (1.87%) Fintech
11 13 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
12 12 (1.25%) Private Cloud
13 11 (1.14%) Public Cloud
14 9 (0.94%) iPad
15 8 (0.83%) Device Driver
15 8 (0.83%) Mobile App
16 7 (0.73%) AS400
17 6 (0.62%) Hedge funds
17 6 (0.62%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 239 (24.84%) Windows
2 218 (22.66%) Unix
3 178 (18.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 75 (7.80%) CentOS
5 65 (6.76%) Windows Server
6 49 (5.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 48 (4.99%) Windows Server 2012
8 44 (4.57%) Android
9 31 (3.22%) Ubuntu
10 30 (3.12%) Debian
11 28 (2.91%) Solaris
12 25 (2.60%) Windows Embedded Compact
13 24 (2.49%) Embedded Linux
14 19 (1.98%) Apple iOS
14 19 (1.98%) Windows 7
15 15 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
16 14 (1.46%) AIX
17 13 (1.35%) HPUX
18 8 (0.83%) Fedora
19 5 (0.52%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 255 (26.51%) Agile Software Development
2 242 (25.16%) DevOps
3 146 (15.18%) Software Engineering
4 114 (11.85%) Continuous Integration
5 102 (10.60%) Configuration Management
6 100 (10.40%) High Availability
7 96 (9.98%) ITIL
8 75 (7.80%) E-Commerce
9 71 (7.38%) OO
10 70 (7.28%) Scrum
11 68 (7.07%) TDD
12 63 (6.55%) Release Management
13 62 (6.44%) SDLC
14 59 (6.13%) Web Development
15 54 (5.61%) Load Balancing
16 53 (5.51%) SOA
17 48 (4.99%) Unit Testing
18 46 (4.78%) Disaster Recovery
18 46 (4.78%) Mentoring
19 44 (4.57%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 235 (24.43%) Python
2 215 (22.35%) Java
2 215 (22.35%) SQL
3 168 (17.46%) PHP
4 166 (17.26%) JavaScript
5 163 (16.94%) Bash Shell
6 160 (16.63%) Ruby
7 125 (12.99%) Shell Script
8 63 (6.55%) C++
9 56 (5.82%) PowerShell
10 52 (5.41%) Perl
11 43 (4.47%) C#
12 33 (3.43%) C
13 31 (3.22%) PL/SQL
14 11 (1.14%) Embedded C
14 11 (1.14%) T-SQL
15 9 (0.94%) COBOL
15 9 (0.94%) Embedded C++
16 7 (0.73%) PHP 7
16 7 (0.73%) VC++
Qualifications
1 64 (6.65%) Cisco Certification
2 57 (5.93%) Degree
3 50 (5.20%) CCNA
4 43 (4.47%) CCNP
5 25 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
6 17 (1.77%) MCSA
7 13 (1.35%) MCSE
8 12 (1.25%) AWS Certification
8 12 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
9 11 (1.14%) CISM
9 11 (1.14%) CISSP
9 11 (1.14%) Computer Science Degree
9 11 (1.14%) Security Cleared
10 10 (1.04%) CCDA
10 10 (1.04%) CCIP
10 10 (1.04%) CCSP
11 9 (0.94%) CISA
12 8 (0.83%) SC Cleared
13 7 (0.73%) MCP
14 6 (0.62%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (3.85%) QA
2 20 (2.08%) SLA
3 10 (1.04%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.62%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.31%) JTAG
7 2 (0.21%) COBIT
7 2 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.21%) PMO
7 2 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.10%) Data Quality
System Software
1 147 (15.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 136 (14.14%) Docker
3 70 (7.28%) Active Directory
4 49 (5.09%) vSphere
5 38 (3.95%) Xen
6 36 (3.74%) Hyper-V
7 33 (3.43%) VMware ESXi
8 31 (3.22%) iptables
8 31 (3.22%) XenServer
9 29 (3.01%) KVM
10 16 (1.66%) Firmware
11 12 (1.25%) Varnish
12 10 (1.04%) Oracle RAC
13 9 (0.94%) GlusterFS
13 9 (0.94%) XenApp
14 7 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
14 7 (0.73%) Virtual Servers
15 6 (0.62%) vCloud
16 5 (0.52%) VMware NSX
17 4 (0.42%) BIND 9
Systems Management
1 219 (22.77%) Puppet
2 184 (19.13%) Opscode Chef
3 94 (9.77%) Ansible
4 33 (3.43%) Cobbler
5 32 (3.33%) Packer
6 31 (3.22%) Kubernetes
6 31 (3.22%) Tivoli
7 25 (2.60%) Terraform
8 22 (2.29%) Nagios
9 17 (1.77%) HAProxy
10 16 (1.66%) Salt
11 14 (1.46%) rkt
12 11 (1.14%) SCCM
13 10 (1.04%) SCOM
14 9 (0.94%) ZABBIX
15 8 (0.83%) Failover Clustering
15 8 (0.83%) Graphite
16 7 (0.73%) Grafana
17 6 (0.62%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
17 6 (0.62%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 205 (21.31%) VMware
2 203 (21.10%) Red Hat
3 136 (14.14%) Oracle
4 128 (13.31%) Microsoft
5 108 (11.23%) Cisco
6 57 (5.93%) HP
7 43 (4.47%) Zend
8 34 (3.53%) F5
8 34 (3.53%) NetApp
9 31 (3.22%) EnterpriseDB
9 31 (3.22%) Hitachi
10 27 (2.81%) CheckPoint
11 24 (2.49%) Citrix
11 24 (2.49%) Rackspace
12 23 (2.39%) Brocade
13 20 (2.08%) Google
13 20 (2.08%) Splunk
14 19 (1.98%) IBM
15 15 (1.56%) CommVault
15 15 (1.56%) Juniper