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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 26 20 7
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -13
Permanent jobs citing Linux 5 3 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 4.39% 2.78% 17.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.33% 17.65% 61.54%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 22
Average salary £33,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
15 17 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 13.16% 15.74% 28.68%
Number of salaries quoted 14 16 36
Average salary £30,229 £24,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.95% -31.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £47,000 £36,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 14 (51.85%) SQL
1 14 (51.85%) Mobile App
2 13 (48.15%) Apache
3 12 (44.44%) Project Management
3 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (40.74%) Zend
4 11 (40.74%) CodeIgniter
4 11 (40.74%) jQuery
4 11 (40.74%) WordPress
4 11 (40.74%) Mobile Application Development
4 11 (40.74%) Node.js
4 11 (40.74%) AngularJS
4 11 (40.74%) HTML5
4 11 (40.74%) Twitter
4 11 (40.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 11 (40.74%) Front End Development
4 11 (40.74%) NHS
4 11 (40.74%) MVC
4 11 (40.74%) LAMP
4 11 (40.74%) OOP
4 11 (40.74%) JavaScript
4 11 (40.74%) PHP
4 11 (40.74%) HTML
4 11 (40.74%) MySQL
4 11 (40.74%) CSS
4 11 (40.74%) Web Services
5 10 (37.04%) Unix
6 9 (33.33%) C
6 9 (33.33%) C++
6 9 (33.33%) ISO 9000

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 13 (48.15%) Apache
2 11 (40.74%) Node.js
2 11 (40.74%) WordPress
3 5 (18.52%) CMS
4 2 (7.41%) NetWeaver
5 1 (3.70%) JBoss
5 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) IaaS
1 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) Bluetooth
1 3 (11.11%) Ethernet
1 3 (11.11%) RS-232
1 3 (11.11%) RS-485
2 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (40.74%) MySQL
2 4 (14.81%) DB2
3 2 (7.41%) SAP BW
4 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle8/8i Database
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) LabVIEW
2 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 3 (11.11%) Subversion
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6 (22.22%) Electronics
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Developer
1 11 (40.74%) PHP Developer
1 11 (40.74%) PHP Web Developer
1 11 (40.74%) Web Developer
2 6 (22.22%) Design Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) Electronics Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) Hardware Design Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) Hardware Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) Lead Developer
2 6 (22.22%) Lead PHP Developer
2 6 (22.22%) Lead Web Developer
3 3 (11.11%) C/C++ Firmware Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Embedded C Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Embedded Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Firmware Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) SAP Basis Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Senior SAP Basis Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (40.74%) AngularJS
1 11 (40.74%) CodeIgniter
1 11 (40.74%) CSS
1 11 (40.74%) HTML
1 11 (40.74%) HTML5
1 11 (40.74%) jQuery
1 11 (40.74%) LAMP
1 11 (40.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 11 (40.74%) Web Services
2 9 (33.33%) Qt
3 4 (14.81%) .NET
4 3 (11.11%) SAP Basis
5 1 (3.70%) Apache CXF
5 1 (3.70%) Middleware
5 1 (3.70%) SAPUI5
5 1 (3.70%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 14 (51.85%) Mobile App
2 11 (40.74%) NHS
3 6 (22.22%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
4 2 (7.41%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Unix
2 2 (7.41%) Windows
3 1 (3.70%) AIX
3 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (44.44%) Project Management
2 11 (40.74%) Front End Development
2 11 (40.74%) Mobile Application Development
2 11 (40.74%) MVC
2 11 (40.74%) OOP
3 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
4 3 (11.11%) Embedded Software Development
4 3 (11.11%) UML
5 2 (7.41%) SAP Implementation
6 1 (3.70%) Analytics
6 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.70%) Data Analytics
6 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.70%) High Availability
6 1 (3.70%) Microservices
6 1 (3.70%) Open Source
6 1 (3.70%) Programme Management
6 1 (3.70%) SOA
6 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (51.85%) SQL
2 11 (40.74%) JavaScript
2 11 (40.74%) PHP
3 9 (33.33%) C
3 9 (33.33%) C++
4 3 (11.11%) Assembly Language
4 3 (11.11%) Embedded C
4 3 (11.11%) Embedded C++
5 2 (7.41%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) MCP
3 1 (3.70%) MCTS
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (33.33%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 9 (33.33%) Firmware
2 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Twitter
1 11 (40.74%) Zend
2 6 (22.22%) EMC
3 3 (11.11%) SAP
4 1 (3.70%) Citrix
4 1 (3.70%) HP
4 1 (3.70%) IBM
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle
4 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.70%) Sybase