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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 21 18 8
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -10
Permanent jobs citing Linux 3 10 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 4.00% 10.99% 16.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.79% 27.78% 54.29%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 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 £31,600 £21,900 £21,600
10% offered a salary of more than £32,400 £33,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
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
19 36 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 25.33% 39.56% 30.17%
Number of salaries quoted 11 31 31
Average salary £20,000 £39,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-48.71% +32.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £27,500 £22,900
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 20 August 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 24 (88.89%) UNIX
2 15 (55.56%) C
2 15 (55.56%) C++
2 15 (55.56%) Qt
3 14 (51.85%) Degree
4 13 (48.15%) ISO 9000
5 12 (44.44%) EMC
5 12 (44.44%) LabVIEW
5 12 (44.44%) Electronics
6 11 (40.74%) Firmware
7 10 (37.04%) ITIL
7 10 (37.04%) Matrix Management
8 8 (29.63%) MS Excel
8 8 (29.63%) MS Project
8 8 (29.63%) PaaS
8 8 (29.63%) Embedded Systems
9 7 (25.93%) Service Delivery
10 6 (22.22%) Oracle
11 5 (18.52%) Solaris
11 5 (18.52%) LAMP
11 5 (18.52%) Network Security
12 4 (14.81%) Legal
13 3 (11.11%) Subversion
13 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
13 3 (11.11%) Java
13 3 (11.11%) SQL
14 2 (7.41%) MFC
14 2 (7.41%) MySQL
14 2 (7.41%) C#
14 2 (7.41%) Bluetooth

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (3.70%) WebLogic
1 1 (3.70%) Apache
1 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
1 1 (3.70%) nginx
1 1 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 8 (29.63%) MS Project
1 8 (29.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (29.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) Network Security
2 2 (7.41%) Bluetooth
2 2 (7.41%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) MySQL
2 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (44.44%) LabVIEW
2 3 (11.11%) Subversion
2 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (44.44%) Electronics
2 4 (14.81%) Legal
3 2 (7.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Design Engineer
1 8 (29.63%) Hardware Engineer
1 8 (29.63%) Electronics Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Team Leader
2 5 (18.52%) Technical Specialist
3 4 (14.81%) Designer
4 3 (11.11%) Firmware Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) UNIX Team Leader
6 1 (3.70%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (55.56%) Qt
2 5 (18.52%) LAMP
3 2 (7.41%) MFC
4 1 (3.70%) EJB
4 1 (3.70%) JSP
4 1 (3.70%) Struts
4 1 (3.70%) XML
4 1 (3.70%) J2SE
4 1 (3.70%) Java RMI
4 1 (3.70%) J2EE
4 1 (3.70%) Hibernate
4 1 (3.70%) Spring
4 1 (3.70%) Java SE
4 1 (3.70%) Java EE
4 1 (3.70%) JSON
4 1 (3.70%) Apache Flex
4 1 (3.70%) JPA
4 1 (3.70%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (40.74%) Firmware
2 8 (29.63%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 24 (88.89%) UNIX
2 5 (18.52%) Solaris
3 1 (3.70%) SUSE
3 1 (3.70%) Debian
3 1 (3.70%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) ITIL
1 10 (37.04%) Matrix Management
2 7 (25.93%) Service Delivery
3 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
3 2 (7.41%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (3.70%) DevOps
4 1 (3.70%) Waterfall
4 1 (3.70%) Web Development
4 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (55.56%) C
1 15 (55.56%) C++
2 3 (11.11%) Java
2 3 (11.11%) SQL
3 2 (7.41%) C#
3 2 (7.41%) Embedded C
3 2 (7.41%) Embedded C++
3 2 (7.41%) Assembly Language
4 1 (3.70%) Ruby
4 1 (3.70%) Perl
4 1 (3.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (51.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (48.15%) ISO 9000
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Puppet
1 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) EMC
2 6 (22.22%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.70%) Rackspace
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