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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 19 15 10
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 3 9 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 2.91% 8.57% 15.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.64% 39.13% 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 10
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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 23 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 21.36% 21.90% 36.36%
Number of salaries quoted 18 18 23
Average salary £24,000 £32,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.15% +6.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,500 £22,500 £19,650
10% offered a salary of more than £33,200 £35,700 £40,000
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 19 December 2014. 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 -3 1 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Linux
North East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 6 (60.00%) C++
2 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (40.00%) DB2
3 4 (40.00%) VocaLink
3 4 (40.00%) Oracle
3 4 (40.00%) IBM
3 4 (40.00%) HP
3 4 (40.00%) NCR
3 4 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 4 (40.00%) Change Management
3 4 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 4 (40.00%) Coaching
3 4 (40.00%) COBOL
3 4 (40.00%) Java
3 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) PL/1
3 4 (40.00%) JCL
3 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 4 (40.00%) ATM
3 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (40.00%) ISO 8583
3 4 (40.00%) QA
3 4 (40.00%) J2EE
3 4 (40.00%) XML
3 4 (40.00%) EMV
3 4 (40.00%) Mainframe
3 4 (40.00%) Tandem
3 4 (40.00%) Cryptography

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (10.00%) Apache
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) CMS
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (10.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (20.00%) MS Project
3 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (40.00%) BASE24
2 1 (10.00%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) ATM
1 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) VPN
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
2 1 (10.00%) DHCP
2 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (40.00%) DB2
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) LabVIEW
2 1 (10.00%) Xcode
2 1 (10.00%) Bower
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
1 4 (40.00%) Banking
1 4 (40.00%) Retail
2 2 (20.00%) Electronics
3 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Technical Specialist
1 4 (40.00%) Senior Technical Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) Hardware Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Electronics Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Design Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Service Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Account Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Support Technician
3 1 (10.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Relationships Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) J2EE
1 4 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (20.00%) Qt
3 1 (10.00%) Yii
3 1 (10.00%) REST
3 1 (10.00%) PhoneGap
3 1 (10.00%) Backbone.js
3 1 (10.00%) Underscore.js
3 1 (10.00%) Apache Cordova
3 1 (10.00%) Android SDK
3 1 (10.00%) LAMP
3 1 (10.00%) jQuery
3 1 (10.00%) CSS
3 1 (10.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) EMV
1 4 (40.00%) Mainframe
1 4 (40.00%) Tandem
1 4 (40.00%) Cryptography
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (10.00%) Open Source
3 1 (10.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows XP
2 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (30.00%) UNIX
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (10.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Change Management
1 4 (40.00%) Mentoring
1 4 (40.00%) Coaching
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Service Management
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) MVC
3 1 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) C++
2 4 (40.00%) COBOL
2 4 (40.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) PL/1
2 4 (40.00%) JCL
2 4 (40.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (20.00%) C
4 1 (10.00%) PHP5
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) ISO 8583
1 4 (40.00%) QA
2 2 (20.00%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (20.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
1 4 (40.00%) IBM
1 4 (40.00%) HP
1 4 (40.00%) NCR
1 4 (40.00%) VocaLink
2 2 (20.00%) EMC
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Sage
Stockton-on-Tees
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Durham, North East
Durham University
Salary: £38,511 - £45,954
Posted: 12 days ago