The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Durham region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 13 13 10
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 7 14 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 8.54% 15.22% 16.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.18% 37.84% 51.43%
Number of salaries quoted 7 14 17
Average salary £32,000 £33,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.03% +11.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £26,900 £21,600
10% offered a salary of more than £36,779 £33,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -0.64%
Operating Systems Category
Durham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
17 37 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 20.73% 40.22% 31.82%
Number of salaries quoted 17 33 31
Average salary £31,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,375 £27,500 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £33,695 £37,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Linux
North East

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 28 (80.00%) UNIX
2 19 (54.29%) C
2 19 (54.29%) C++
2 19 (54.29%) Qt
3 14 (40.00%) Firmware
4 13 (37.14%) Degree
5 12 (34.29%) Electronics
5 12 (34.29%) ITIL
5 12 (34.29%) ISO 9000
5 12 (34.29%) EMC
6 11 (31.43%) LabVIEW
7 10 (28.57%) Matrix Management
8 9 (25.71%) Service Delivery
9 8 (22.86%) Software Engineering
9 8 (22.86%) Java
9 8 (22.86%) SQL
9 8 (22.86%) Subversion
9 8 (22.86%) PaaS
10 7 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
10 7 (20.00%) Git (software)
10 7 (20.00%) MS Project
10 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
11 6 (17.14%) Assembly Language
11 6 (17.14%) Embedded C
11 6 (17.14%) Embedded C++
11 6 (17.14%) Oracle
11 6 (17.14%) Embedded Software Development
12 5 (14.29%) Network Security
12 5 (14.29%) MFC
12 5 (14.29%) C#

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 1 (2.86%) WebLogic
1 1 (2.86%) Apache
1 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.86%) nginx
1 1 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 7 (20.00%) MS Project
1 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.71%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.86%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) Bluetooth
1 5 (14.29%) Ethernet
1 5 (14.29%) Network Security
2 1 (2.86%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) MySQL
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (31.43%) LabVIEW
2 8 (22.86%) Subversion
3 7 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (5.71%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 12 (34.29%) Electronics
2 4 (11.43%) Legal
3 2 (5.71%) Marketing
3 2 (5.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (20.00%) Design Engineer
1 7 (20.00%) Hardware Engineer
1 7 (20.00%) Electronics Engineer
1 7 (20.00%) Firmware Engineer
2 5 (14.29%) Team Leader
2 5 (14.29%) Technical Specialist
3 4 (11.43%) Developer
3 4 (11.43%) Designer
4 3 (8.57%) Java Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) UNIX Team Leader
5 2 (5.71%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (2.86%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (54.29%) Qt
2 5 (14.29%) MFC
2 5 (14.29%) LAMP
3 3 (8.57%) J2SE
3 3 (8.57%) J2EE
3 3 (8.57%) Java SE
4 1 (2.86%) Java EE
4 1 (2.86%) JSON
4 1 (2.86%) Apache Flex
4 1 (2.86%) JPA
4 1 (2.86%) YAML
4 1 (2.86%) Java RMI
4 1 (2.86%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.86%) Spring
4 1 (2.86%) EJB
4 1 (2.86%) JSP
4 1 (2.86%) Struts
4 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (40.00%) Firmware
2 7 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 28 (80.00%) UNIX
2 5 (14.29%) Solaris
3 2 (5.71%) Windows
3 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.86%) SUSE
4 1 (2.86%) Debian
4 1 (2.86%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.86%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) ITIL
2 10 (28.57%) Matrix Management
3 9 (25.71%) Service Delivery
4 8 (22.86%) Software Engineering
5 6 (17.14%) Embedded Software Development
6 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (5.71%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.86%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.86%) Web Development
7 1 (2.86%) Waterfall
7 1 (2.86%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 19 (54.29%) C
1 19 (54.29%) C++
2 8 (22.86%) Java
2 8 (22.86%) SQL
3 6 (17.14%) Embedded C
3 6 (17.14%) Embedded C++
3 6 (17.14%) Assembly Language
4 5 (14.29%) C#
5 3 (8.57%) Perl
6 2 (5.71%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.86%) Python
7 1 (2.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (37.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (34.29%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (5.71%) Hyper-V
1 2 (5.71%) XenApp
1 2 (5.71%) XenServer
1 2 (5.71%) UAG
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) WSUS
1 2 (5.71%) SCCM
1 2 (5.71%) SCOM
2 1 (2.86%) Puppet
2 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (34.29%) EMC
2 6 (17.14%) Oracle
3 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.71%) VMware
4 2 (5.71%) AppSense
4 2 (5.71%) Citrix
5 1 (2.86%) NetApp
5 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.86%) Rackspace
Durham, County Durham
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
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