The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Durham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 20 9 5
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 4 25 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 4.30% 19.38% 24.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.00% 67.57% 45.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 23 9
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £46,000 £35,200
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Linux
North East

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

Operating Systems Category
Durham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
16 37 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 17.20% 28.68% 54.05%
Number of salaries quoted 16 34 20
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £26,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £32,000 £21,675
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

Linux
Salary Trend in Durham

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

Linux Salary Trend in Durham

Linux
Job Locations in Durham

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Durham region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Darlington +16 2 £25,000 -40.47% 1
Stockton-on-Tees - 2 £35,000 -
Linux
North East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Durham 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 5 (62.50%) XML
2 4 (50.00%) MySQL
2 4 (50.00%) PHP
2 4 (50.00%) CSS
3 3 (37.50%) HP
3 3 (37.50%) NCR
3 3 (37.50%) PL/1
3 3 (37.50%) EMV
3 3 (37.50%) JCL
3 3 (37.50%) Mainframe
3 3 (37.50%) J2EE
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
3 3 (37.50%) ATM
3 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 3 (37.50%) IBM
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) C++
3 3 (37.50%) COBOL
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (37.50%) DB2
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) Change Management
3 3 (37.50%) BASE24
3 3 (37.50%) ISO 8583
3 3 (37.50%) Tandem
3 3 (37.50%) Banking

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Durham 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 2 (25.00%) Apache
1 2 (25.00%) CMS
1 2 (25.00%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) ATM
1 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) MySQL
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Xcode
1 2 (25.00%) Bower
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
1 3 (37.50%) Banking
1 3 (37.50%) Retail
2 2 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Technical Specialist
2 3 (37.50%) PHP Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Technical Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) LAMP Developer
3 1 (12.50%) PHP LAMP Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) XML
2 4 (50.00%) CSS
3 3 (37.50%) J2EE
4 2 (25.00%) HTML
4 2 (25.00%) .NET
4 2 (25.00%) XSL
4 2 (25.00%) XSLT
4 2 (25.00%) LAMP
4 2 (25.00%) jQuery
4 2 (25.00%) Yii
4 2 (25.00%) REST
4 2 (25.00%) PhoneGap
4 2 (25.00%) Backbone.js
4 2 (25.00%) Underscore.js
4 2 (25.00%) Apache Cordova
4 2 (25.00%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) EMV
1 3 (37.50%) Mainframe
1 3 (37.50%) Tandem
1 3 (37.50%) Cryptography
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) Social Media
2 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
1 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
2 2 (25.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Change Management
1 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
1 3 (37.50%) Coaching
2 2 (25.00%) MVC
2 2 (25.00%) Content Management
2 2 (25.00%) Time Management
2 2 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) PHP
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) PL/1
2 3 (37.50%) JCL
2 3 (37.50%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) C++
2 3 (37.50%) COBOL
2 3 (37.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) ISO 8583
1 3 (37.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
1 3 (37.50%) IBM
1 3 (37.50%) HP
1 3 (37.50%) NCR
1 3 (37.50%) VocaLink
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
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