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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 23 16 17
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 19 8 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 9.22% 9.52% 12.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 46.34% 44.44% 31.58%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 12
Average salary £35,000 £32,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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
41 18 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 19.90% 21.43% 40.86%
Number of salaries quoted 29 18 34
Average salary £40,000 £31,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.03% -6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £18,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £33,695
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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
Darlington - 5 £40,000 -
Linux
North East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 17 (53.13%) UNIX
2 16 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 14 (43.75%) MySQL
3 14 (43.75%) PHP
3 14 (43.75%) CSS
4 13 (40.63%) C
4 13 (40.63%) C++
4 13 (40.63%) ISO 9000
4 13 (40.63%) Firmware
4 13 (40.63%) Qt
5 12 (37.50%) Apache
5 12 (37.50%) Sybase
5 12 (37.50%) DB2
6 10 (31.25%) HTML
6 10 (31.25%) Python
6 10 (31.25%) .NET
6 10 (31.25%) Software Engineering
6 10 (31.25%) Ruby
6 10 (31.25%) Ruby on Rails
6 10 (31.25%) jQuery
7 8 (25.00%) nginx
7 8 (25.00%) WAMP
7 8 (25.00%) HTML5
7 8 (25.00%) Sencha
7 8 (25.00%) CSS3
7 8 (25.00%) PhoneGap
7 8 (25.00%) Twitter
7 8 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 8 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 8 (25.00%) SSH

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 12 (37.50%) Apache
2 8 (25.00%) nginx
3 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (25.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.00%) SSH
2 6 (18.75%) Bluetooth
2 6 (18.75%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (43.75%) MySQL
2 12 (37.50%) DB2
3 8 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (18.75%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 16 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (21.88%) LabVIEW
3 6 (18.75%) Subversion
4 2 (6.25%) RSpec
4 2 (6.25%) Cucumber
General
1 7 (21.88%) Electronics
2 4 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (56.25%) Developer
2 10 (31.25%) Web Developer
3 7 (21.88%) Design Engineer
3 7 (21.88%) Hardware Engineer
3 7 (21.88%) Electronics Engineer
4 6 (18.75%) Firmware Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) PHP Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Java Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (3.13%) IT Support
7 1 (3.13%) Desktop Support
7 1 (3.13%) Support Technician
7 1 (3.13%) IT Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (43.75%) CSS
2 13 (40.63%) Qt
3 10 (31.25%) Ruby on Rails
3 10 (31.25%) jQuery
3 10 (31.25%) HTML
3 10 (31.25%) .NET
4 8 (25.00%) XHTML
4 8 (25.00%) WAMP
4 8 (25.00%) HTML5
4 8 (25.00%) CSS3
4 8 (25.00%) PhoneGap
4 8 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (12.50%) Spring
5 4 (12.50%) XML
5 4 (12.50%) XSL
5 4 (12.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (18.75%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (53.13%) UNIX
2 2 (6.25%) Ubuntu
3 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) Software Engineering
2 8 (25.00%) OOP
2 8 (25.00%) OO
2 8 (25.00%) MVC
2 8 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 6 (18.75%) UML
3 6 (18.75%) Embedded Software Development
4 4 (12.50%) Time Management
4 4 (12.50%) Content Management
4 4 (12.50%) API Integration
5 2 (6.25%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 14 (43.75%) PHP
2 13 (40.63%) C
2 13 (40.63%) C++
3 10 (31.25%) Python
3 10 (31.25%) Ruby
4 8 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (25.00%) Perl
5 6 (18.75%) Embedded C
5 6 (18.75%) Embedded C++
5 6 (18.75%) Assembly Language
6 4 (12.50%) Java
6 4 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (40.63%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 13 (40.63%) Firmware
2 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) Sybase
2 8 (25.00%) Adobe
2 8 (25.00%) Sencha
2 8 (25.00%) Twitter
3 7 (21.88%) EMC
4 2 (6.25%) Apple
5 1 (3.13%) Microsoft