As Linux keeps gaining popularity in today’s IT world, the demand for Linux skills is only getting higher. But with that also comes great competition and a lack of opportunities.
So, to stand out, you need to write an outstanding skills section that shows your Linux expertise.
Here’s how to write a skills section that gets you the job.
Linux skills list and examples for your resume:
These Linux skills are always in high demand:
- Scripting languages: Perl, Python, Bash, Ruby
- Configuration management tools: Ansible, Chef, CFEngine, Puppet
- Source control management
- Revision control tools: Monotone, Git, CVS, Darcs
- Hardware setup and troubleshooting
- System logging: Graylog, Logstash
PRO TIPRegardless of your resume format, the best way to make your skills stand out on your resume is to put them in a separate section. Keep it short by only including your best, most relevant skills. And avoid cramming too many unnecessary skills at once.
Power phrases for your Linux skills on resume
- Responsible for building and installing Linux OS on company devices
- Monitored Linux device performance by analyzing systems, servers, and applications
- Helped with office task automation and control through personalized Linux app development
What jobs require Linux skills:
- Software Engineer
- Software Developer
- Senior Software Engineer
- Python Developer
- Devops Engineer
- Web Developer
- System Administrator
- Full Stack Developer
Read our article on how to add language skills on resume for additional tips and tricks.
Linux skills courses and certificates:
Here are the top related skills to Linux:
Linux popularity over time:
Courtesy of Google Trends
Go through our full resume header guide for extra insights.
About this report:
Data reflects analysis made on over 1M resume profiles and examples over the last 2 years from Enhancv.com.
While those skills are most commonly met on resumes, you should only use them as inspiration and customize your resume for the given job.