The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 18 43 23
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -20
Permanent jobs citing Linux 75 44 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 10.61% 5.80% 9.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.50% 30.56% 32.42%
Number of salaries quoted 40 39 54
Median salary £36,188 £33,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.65% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Linux
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the North East region.

Operating Systems Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
200 144 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 28.29% 19.00% 27.93%
Number of salaries quoted 148 126 182
Median salary £33,500 £30,459 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.98% +1.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of job ads across the North East region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Linux
Salary Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the North East region.

Linux Salary Trend in the North East

Linux
Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the North East region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in the North East

Linux
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the North East region over the 3 months to 2 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +27 64 £40,000 +26.98% 13
Durham +8 10 £30,000 -9.09% 1
Northumberland - 1 - -
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North East region with a requirement for Linux.

1 65 (43.05%) Unix
2 48 (31.79%) Red Hat
3 47 (31.13%) ITIL
4 46 (30.46%) Java
5 42 (27.81%) SQL
5 42 (27.81%) Windows
6 37 (24.50%) Microsoft
6 37 (24.50%) Git (software)
7 35 (23.18%) Solaris
8 33 (21.85%) AIX
9 31 (20.53%) PHP
9 31 (20.53%) Software Engineering
10 30 (19.87%) OO
11 29 (19.21%) JavaScript
11 29 (19.21%) HTML
12 26 (17.22%) CSS
13 25 (16.56%) ITIL Certification
13 25 (16.56%) Agile Software Development
13 25 (16.56%) DevOps
14 24 (15.89%) Subversion
14 24 (15.89%) C++
14 24 (15.89%) MySQL
15 22 (14.57%) C#
15 22 (14.57%) Windows Server
16 20 (13.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 19 (12.58%) Qt
17 19 (12.58%) Amazon AWS
17 19 (12.58%) Puppet
17 19 (12.58%) Python
17 19 (12.58%) MS Excel

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (7.95%) Apache
2 9 (5.96%) IIS
3 6 (3.97%) Documentum
3 6 (3.97%) nginx
3 6 (3.97%) Skype for Business
4 5 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (3.31%) MS Exchange
4 5 (3.31%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.65%) Confluence
5 4 (2.65%) OpenStack
5 4 (2.65%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.99%) Captiva
6 3 (1.99%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.99%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.32%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.32%) JBoss
7 2 (1.32%) WordPress
Applications
1 19 (12.58%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.99%) MS Office
3 2 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.66%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (0.66%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 19 (12.58%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (4.64%) Office 365
4 4 (2.65%) IaaS
4 4 (2.65%) PaaS
5 3 (1.99%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.99%) SaaS
6 2 (1.32%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.66%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.66%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.66%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.66%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.66%) DigitalOcean
7 1 (0.66%) GitHub
7 1 (0.66%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.66%) Linode
7 1 (0.66%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 19 (12.58%) Ethernet
1 19 (12.58%) TCP/IP
2 16 (10.60%) Bluetooth
2 16 (10.60%) RS-232
2 16 (10.60%) RS-485
3 9 (5.96%) Firewall
4 8 (5.30%) DNS
5 7 (4.64%) LAN
6 6 (3.97%) DHCP
7 5 (3.31%) Skype
8 4 (2.65%) LDAP
8 4 (2.65%) SSH
8 4 (2.65%) WAN
9 3 (1.99%) BGP
9 3 (1.99%) HTTP
9 3 (1.99%) IPsec
10 1 (0.66%) ICMP
10 1 (0.66%) IPv4
10 1 (0.66%) OSPF
10 1 (0.66%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (15.89%) MySQL
2 16 (10.60%) SQL Server
3 9 (5.96%) MongoDB
4 8 (5.30%) NoSQL
5 5 (3.31%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (3.31%) Redis
6 4 (2.65%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.99%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 3 (1.99%) TokuMX
8 2 (1.32%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.32%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.32%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.66%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.66%) DataStage
9 1 (0.66%) IBM InfoSphere
9 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 37 (24.50%) Git (software)
2 24 (15.89%) Subversion
3 10 (6.62%) gulp
4 9 (5.96%) Aptana Studio
4 9 (5.96%) Firebug
4 9 (5.96%) Grunt
4 9 (5.96%) PhpStorm
5 6 (3.97%) Jenkins
6 5 (3.31%) JIRA
6 5 (3.31%) Vagrant
7 3 (1.99%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.32%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.32%) Gatling
8 2 (1.32%) JMeter
8 2 (1.32%) LoadRunner
8 2 (1.32%) Selenium
9 1 (0.66%) git-flow
9 1 (0.66%) GitLab
9 1 (0.66%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.66%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (4.64%) Games
2 6 (3.97%) Advertising
3 4 (2.65%) Marketing
4 3 (1.99%) Law
5 2 (1.32%) Automotive
5 2 (1.32%) Finance
6 1 (0.66%) Retail
6 1 (0.66%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (21.19%) Developer
2 23 (15.23%) Software Engineer
3 19 (12.58%) PHP Developer
4 17 (11.26%) C++ Software Engineer
4 17 (11.26%) Support Specialist
4 17 (11.26%) Unix Specialist
4 17 (11.26%) Unix Support
4 17 (11.26%) Unix Support Specialist
5 16 (10.60%) C Software Engineer
5 16 (10.60%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
5 16 (10.60%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 16 (10.60%) Embedded C Engineer
5 16 (10.60%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 16 (10.60%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
5 16 (10.60%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
5 16 (10.60%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 16 (10.60%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
5 16 (10.60%) Embedded Engineer
5 16 (10.60%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 16 (10.60%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (19.21%) HTML
2 26 (17.22%) CSS
3 19 (12.58%) Qt
4 15 (9.93%) XML
5 12 (7.95%) .NET
5 12 (7.95%) JSON
6 11 (7.28%) jQuery
7 9 (5.96%) Web Services
8 8 (5.30%) HTML5
9 7 (4.64%) LAMP
9 7 (4.64%) Node.js
10 5 (3.31%) AngularJS
10 5 (3.31%) LEMP Stack
10 5 (3.31%) REST
11 4 (2.65%) ASP.NET
11 4 (2.65%) Laravel
11 4 (2.65%) React
12 3 (1.99%) CSS3
12 3 (1.99%) Regular Expression
12 3 (1.99%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.96%) Computer Science
2 7 (4.64%) Public Cloud
3 6 (3.97%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.97%) Driving Licence
4 5 (3.31%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.99%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.99%) Telematics
6 2 (1.32%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.32%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.32%) Statistics
6 2 (1.32%) Tandem
6 2 (1.32%) User Experience
7 1 (0.66%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.66%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.66%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.66%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.66%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.66%) NHS
7 1 (0.66%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 65 (43.05%) Unix
2 42 (27.81%) Windows
3 35 (23.18%) Solaris
4 33 (21.85%) AIX
5 22 (14.57%) Windows Server
6 20 (13.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (11.26%) Android
7 17 (11.26%) Apple iOS
8 9 (5.96%) CentOS
9 8 (5.30%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (3.31%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (3.31%) Windows XP
11 4 (2.65%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (1.99%) HPUX
13 2 (1.32%) Ubuntu
13 2 (1.32%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.66%) Kali Linux
14 1 (0.66%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.66%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.66%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (31.13%) ITIL
2 31 (20.53%) Software Engineering
3 30 (19.87%) OO
4 25 (16.56%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (16.56%) DevOps
5 16 (10.60%) Embedded Software Development
5 16 (10.60%) UML
6 15 (9.93%) OOP
7 13 (8.61%) Data Protection
8 12 (7.95%) Web Development
9 11 (7.28%) Change Management
9 11 (7.28%) Service Management
10 9 (5.96%) Configuration Management
10 9 (5.96%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (5.30%) Open Source
11 8 (5.30%) Problem Management
12 7 (4.64%) Case Management
12 7 (4.64%) Change Control
12 7 (4.64%) Project Management
13 6 (3.97%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 46 (30.46%) Java
2 42 (27.81%) SQL
3 31 (20.53%) PHP
4 29 (19.21%) JavaScript
5 24 (15.89%) C++
6 22 (14.57%) C#
7 19 (12.58%) Python
8 18 (11.92%) C
9 16 (10.60%) Embedded C
9 16 (10.60%) Embedded C++
9 16 (10.60%) Objective-C
10 14 (9.27%) Perl
11 10 (6.62%) Bash Shell
11 10 (6.62%) Shell Script
12 6 (3.97%) PowerShell
12 6 (3.97%) Ruby
13 5 (3.31%) Groovy
14 4 (2.65%) Jython
14 4 (2.65%) VB
15 3 (1.99%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 25 (16.56%) ITIL Certification
2 14 (9.27%) Degree
3 13 (8.61%) Security Cleared
4 11 (7.28%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.99%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.32%) CCNA
6 2 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.32%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.66%) CISA
7 1 (0.66%) CISM
7 1 (0.66%) CISSP
7 1 (0.66%) MCSA
7 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.66%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.62%) SLA
2 5 (3.31%) QA
3 3 (1.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.66%) ISO27002
4 1 (0.66%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (10.60%) Firmware
2 11 (7.28%) Active Directory
3 9 (5.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (4.64%) Docker
5 6 (3.97%) VMware ESX
5 6 (3.97%) vSphere
6 5 (3.31%) LXC
7 4 (2.65%) NFS
8 3 (1.99%) Gluster
9 2 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (1.32%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.66%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.66%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.66%) iptables
10 1 (0.66%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 1 (0.66%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.66%) Xen
Systems Management
1 19 (12.58%) Puppet
2 18 (11.92%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (8.61%) Ansible
4 10 (6.62%) SCOM
5 9 (5.96%) Nagios
6 7 (4.64%) SCCM
7 6 (3.97%) Salt
8 4 (2.65%) Tivoli
8 4 (2.65%) ZABBIX
9 3 (1.99%) Graphite
9 3 (1.99%) Graylog
9 3 (1.99%) HAProxy
9 3 (1.99%) HP SiteScope
9 3 (1.99%) Icinga
9 3 (1.99%) logstash
10 2 (1.32%) MOM
10 2 (1.32%) Unicenter
10 2 (1.32%) Zenoss
11 1 (0.66%) Nmap
11 1 (0.66%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 48 (31.79%) Red Hat
2 37 (24.50%) Microsoft
3 10 (6.62%) HP
3 10 (6.62%) VMware
4 8 (5.30%) Oracle
5 7 (4.64%) Cisco
5 7 (4.64%) Citrix
5 7 (4.64%) IBM
6 6 (3.97%) EMC
6 6 (3.97%) Juniper
6 6 (3.97%) Pega
6 6 (3.97%) Veeam
7 3 (1.99%) CA
8 2 (1.32%) CA Agile Central
8 2 (1.32%) Zend
9 1 (0.66%) Palo Alto
9 1 (0.66%) Rackspace
9 1 (0.66%) SaltStack
9 1 (0.66%) Twitter
9 1 (0.66%) WSO2
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