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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 19 14 8
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Permanent jobs citing Linux 13 13 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 8.23% 11.71% 20.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 59.09% 36.11% 68.42%
Number of salaries quoted 12 13 25
Average salary £31,500 £35,000 £33,695
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +3.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,800 £35,000 £41,405
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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
22 36 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 13.92% 32.43% 29.92%
Number of salaries quoted 20 34 34
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £15,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,600 £41,405 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%

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
Salary Histogram in Durham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Durham region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram 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 1 May 2016. 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
Stockton-on-Tees - 7 £32,500 -
Darlington -1 2 £25,000 -
Linux
North East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 11 (50.00%) Unix
2 9 (40.91%) Degree
3 8 (36.36%) C
3 8 (36.36%) C++
4 7 (31.82%) Firmware
4 7 (31.82%) ISO 9000
4 7 (31.82%) Qt
5 6 (27.27%) Embedded Systems
5 6 (27.27%) jQuery
5 6 (27.27%) LAMP
5 6 (27.27%) Apache
5 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 6 (27.27%) PHP
5 6 (27.27%) MySQL
5 6 (27.27%) Electronics
6 5 (22.73%) LabVIEW
6 5 (22.73%) EMC
6 5 (22.73%) CSS
6 5 (22.73%) HTML
6 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
6 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (22.73%) Mobile App
6 5 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
7 4 (18.18%) Web Development
7 4 (18.18%) OO
7 4 (18.18%) SQL
7 4 (18.18%) Web Services
7 4 (18.18%) Windows
7 4 (18.18%) MVC

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 6 (27.27%) Apache
2 3 (13.64%) Node.js
2 3 (13.64%) WordPress
3 2 (9.09%) Apache Solr
3 2 (9.09%) IIS
4 1 (4.55%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (9.09%) Amazon S3
3 2 (9.09%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (9.09%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (4.55%) IaaS
4 1 (4.55%) Office 365
4 1 (4.55%) PaaS
4 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) DNS
1 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
2 2 (9.09%) Bluetooth
2 2 (9.09%) Ethernet
2 2 (9.09%) RS-232
2 2 (9.09%) RS-485
3 1 (4.55%) Firewall
3 1 (4.55%) HTTP
3 1 (4.55%) SSL
3 1 (4.55%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) MySQL
2 2 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (9.09%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) LabVIEW
2 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
3 3 (13.64%) Subversion
4 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (27.27%) Electronics
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Developer
2 6 (27.27%) PHP Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Design Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Electronics Design Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Electronics Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Hardware Design Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Hardware Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Web Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Embedded Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) PHP Web Developer
6 2 (9.09%) C/C++ Firmware Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Embedded C Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Firmware Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Lead Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Lead PHP Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Lead Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) Qt
2 6 (27.27%) jQuery
2 6 (27.27%) LAMP
3 5 (22.73%) CSS
3 5 (22.73%) HTML
4 4 (18.18%) Web Services
5 3 (13.64%) .NET
5 3 (13.64%) AngularJS
5 3 (13.64%) CodeIgniter
5 3 (13.64%) HTML5
5 3 (13.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (9.09%) Ajax
6 2 (9.09%) JSON
6 2 (9.09%) XHTML
7 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
7 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 1 (4.55%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (22.73%) Mobile App
3 3 (13.64%) NHS
4 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
4 2 (9.09%) Public Cloud
5 1 (4.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Unix
2 4 (18.18%) Windows
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (18.18%) MVC
2 4 (18.18%) OO
2 4 (18.18%) Web Development
3 3 (13.64%) Front End Development
3 3 (13.64%) ITIL
3 3 (13.64%) Mobile Application Development
3 3 (13.64%) OOP
3 3 (13.64%) Project Management
3 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
4 2 (9.09%) DevOps
4 2 (9.09%) Embedded Software Development
4 2 (9.09%) SEO
4 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (9.09%) UML
5 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.55%) ERP
5 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.55%) OOD
5 1 (4.55%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) C
1 8 (36.36%) C++
2 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 6 (27.27%) PHP
3 4 (18.18%) SQL
4 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
4 3 (13.64%) Shell Script
5 2 (9.09%) Assembly Language
5 2 (9.09%) Embedded C
5 2 (9.09%) Embedded C++
6 1 (4.55%) C#
6 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (31.82%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 7 (31.82%) Firmware
2 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
3 2 (9.09%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) EMC
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) Twitter
2 3 (13.64%) VMware
2 3 (13.64%) Zend
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle
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