The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Darlington region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 2 21 8
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -13
Permanent jobs citing Linux 1 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Darlington 12.50% 4.88% 13.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 33.33% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 3
Average salary £25,000 £42,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.47% +31.25%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
Linux
Durham

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Darlington region.

Operating Systems Category
Darlington
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2 12 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Darlington 25.00% 14.63% 65.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2 11 15
Average salary £22,250 £32,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.46% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,050 £25,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £24,450 £50,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Darlington

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Darlington region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Darlington

Linux
Salary Trend in Darlington

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Darlington region.

Linux Salary Trend in Darlington

Linux
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Darlington

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Darlington region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux.

1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) XSL
1 1 (50.00%) XSLT
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Sage
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (50.00%) Content Management
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (50.00%) VCP4
1 1 (50.00%) Sage 50
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Darlington by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Darlington region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Technician
1 1 (50.00%) IT Support Technician
1 1 (50.00%) PHP Developer
1 1 (50.00%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) XSL
1 1 (50.00%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Content Management
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) VCP4
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Sage