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 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 19 36 22
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -14
Permanent jobs citing Linux 80 53 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 9.98% 6.95% 9.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.88% 37.59% 35.16%
Number of salaries quoted 75 40 53
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,440 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £46,900 £45,250 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
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
191 141 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 23.82% 18.48% 26.39%
Number of salaries quoted 169 117 163
Median salary £38,000 £30,750 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.57% -2.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,700 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.73%

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 30 August 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 30 August 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 +13 65 £41,500 +18.57% 26
Durham +11 14 £31,500 -10.00% 1
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 54 (42.86%) Windows
2 43 (34.13%) Unix
3 34 (26.98%) ITIL
3 34 (26.98%) SQL
4 33 (26.19%) Windows Server
5 31 (24.60%) MySQL
5 31 (24.60%) Red Hat
6 30 (23.81%) Microsoft
7 29 (23.02%) TCP/IP
8 28 (22.22%) Java
9 25 (19.84%) Git (software)
10 22 (17.46%) Perl
10 22 (17.46%) Solaris
10 22 (17.46%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (17.46%) Software Engineering
11 21 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 20 (15.87%) SQL Server
12 20 (15.87%) JavaScript
12 20 (15.87%) HTML
13 19 (15.08%) PHP
13 19 (15.08%) CSS
13 19 (15.08%) Shell Script
14 18 (14.29%) AIX
14 18 (14.29%) OO
15 17 (13.49%) C++
16 16 (12.70%) Amazon AWS
16 16 (12.70%) Puppet
17 15 (11.90%) VMware
17 15 (11.90%) Subversion
17 15 (11.90%) C#

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 (9.52%) Apache
2 10 (7.94%) IIS
3 8 (6.35%) OpenStack
4 7 (5.56%) Skype for Business
5 6 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (4.76%) MS Exchange
5 6 (4.76%) nginx
5 6 (4.76%) SharePoint
6 5 (3.97%) Documentum
7 4 (3.17%) Confluence
8 3 (2.38%) Apache Solr
8 3 (2.38%) Captiva
9 2 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (1.59%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.59%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.79%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.79%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (7.94%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.59%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.79%) MS Office
3 1 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.79%) Magento
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 16 (12.70%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (5.56%) Office 365
3 5 (3.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.97%) SaaS
4 4 (3.17%) DigitalOcean
4 4 (3.17%) Linode
5 3 (2.38%) Amazon S3
5 3 (2.38%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (2.38%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (2.38%) Force.com
5 3 (2.38%) IaaS
5 3 (2.38%) PaaS
6 2 (1.59%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.79%) GitHub
7 1 (0.79%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.79%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 29 (23.02%) TCP/IP
2 13 (10.32%) Firewall
3 11 (8.73%) DNS
3 11 (8.73%) Ethernet
4 8 (6.35%) Bluetooth
4 8 (6.35%) LAN
4 8 (6.35%) RS-232
4 8 (6.35%) RS-485
5 6 (4.76%) DHCP
5 6 (4.76%) LDAP
5 6 (4.76%) Skype
6 5 (3.97%) SAN
6 5 (3.97%) WAN
7 4 (3.17%) BGP
7 4 (3.17%) IPsec
7 4 (3.17%) SSH
8 2 (1.59%) HTTP
8 2 (1.59%) NAS
8 2 (1.59%) SSL
8 2 (1.59%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (24.60%) MySQL
2 20 (15.87%) SQL Server
3 7 (5.56%) NoSQL
4 5 (3.97%) MongoDB
4 5 (3.97%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (3.17%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (3.17%) Hadoop
5 4 (3.17%) Redis
5 4 (3.17%) TokuMX
6 2 (1.59%) CouchDB
6 2 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.79%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.79%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.79%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 25 (19.84%) Git (software)
2 15 (11.90%) Subversion
3 7 (5.56%) Vagrant
4 4 (3.17%) JIRA
4 4 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.59%) Selenium
5 2 (1.59%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.79%) GitLab
6 1 (0.79%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.79%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (3.17%) Games
2 3 (2.38%) Marketing
3 2 (1.59%) Finance
3 2 (1.59%) German Language
3 2 (1.59%) Retail
4 1 (0.79%) Advertising
4 1 (0.79%) Automotive
4 1 (0.79%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 22 (17.46%) Support Engineer
2 20 (15.87%) Developer
3 17 (13.49%) Software Engineer
4 15 (11.90%) Linux Support
5 10 (7.94%) PHP Developer
5 10 (7.94%) Unix Support
6 9 (7.14%) Administrator
6 9 (7.14%) Automation Engineer
6 9 (7.14%) C++ Software Engineer
6 9 (7.14%) Embedded Engineer
6 9 (7.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 9 (7.14%) Linux Specialist
6 9 (7.14%) Support Specialist
6 9 (7.14%) Unix Specialist
6 9 (7.14%) Unix Support Specialist
7 8 (6.35%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
7 8 (6.35%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 8 (6.35%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
7 8 (6.35%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
7 8 (6.35%) Embedded C++ Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (15.87%) HTML
2 19 (15.08%) CSS
3 11 (8.73%) HTML5
3 11 (8.73%) Qt
4 9 (7.14%) jQuery
5 8 (6.35%) LAMP
6 7 (5.56%) .NET
6 7 (5.56%) CSS3
7 6 (4.76%) Node.js
7 6 (4.76%) Web Services
8 5 (3.97%) JSON
8 5 (3.97%) XML
9 4 (3.17%) LEMP Stack
9 4 (3.17%) Ruby on Rails
10 3 (2.38%) Ajax
10 3 (2.38%) Laravel
10 3 (2.38%) Regular Expression
10 3 (2.38%) RESTful
11 2 (1.59%) .NET Framework
11 2 (1.59%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.56%) Driving Licence
2 6 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 6 (4.76%) Data Centre
2 6 (4.76%) Public Cloud
3 5 (3.97%) Mainframe
4 4 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.17%) IBM Mainframe
5 3 (2.38%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.38%) Replication
6 2 (1.59%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.59%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.59%) Statistics
6 2 (1.59%) Telematics
7 1 (0.79%) Clustering
7 1 (0.79%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.79%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.79%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.79%) Physics
7 1 (0.79%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 54 (42.86%) Windows
2 43 (34.13%) Unix
3 33 (26.19%) Windows Server
4 22 (17.46%) Solaris
5 21 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (14.29%) AIX
7 12 (9.52%) CentOS
8 11 (8.73%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (6.35%) Android
9 8 (6.35%) Apple iOS
10 6 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (3.97%) zOS
12 3 (2.38%) HPUX
12 3 (2.38%) Ubuntu
12 3 (2.38%) Windows XP
13 2 (1.59%) Debian
13 2 (1.59%) Mac OS
13 2 (1.59%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.79%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (26.98%) ITIL
2 22 (17.46%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (17.46%) Software Engineering
3 18 (14.29%) OO
4 14 (11.11%) Service Management
5 13 (10.32%) Change Management
5 13 (10.32%) DevOps
6 12 (9.52%) Change Control
7 11 (8.73%) Project Management
8 10 (7.94%) Incident Management
8 10 (7.94%) Server Monitoring
8 10 (7.94%) Web Development
9 8 (6.35%) Embedded Software Development
9 8 (6.35%) MVC
9 8 (6.35%) Problem Management
9 8 (6.35%) UML
10 7 (5.56%) CRM
11 6 (4.76%) Configuration Management
11 6 (4.76%) OOP
11 6 (4.76%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (26.98%) SQL
2 28 (22.22%) Java
3 22 (17.46%) Perl
4 20 (15.87%) JavaScript
5 19 (15.08%) PHP
5 19 (15.08%) Shell Script
6 17 (13.49%) C++
7 15 (11.90%) C#
8 11 (8.73%) C
8 11 (8.73%) Python
9 9 (7.14%) VB
10 8 (6.35%) Embedded C
10 8 (6.35%) Embedded C++
10 8 (6.35%) Objective-C
10 8 (6.35%) PowerShell
11 7 (5.56%) Ruby
12 4 (3.17%) Bash Shell
12 4 (3.17%) Korn
12 4 (3.17%) PHP 5
13 3 (2.38%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 12 (9.52%) Degree
2 9 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
3 8 (6.35%) Security Cleared
4 7 (5.56%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.59%) CCNA
5 2 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.79%) CISA
6 1 (0.79%) CISM
6 1 (0.79%) CISSP
6 1 (0.79%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.14%) QA
2 5 (3.97%) SLA
3 3 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.79%) ISO27002
4 1 (0.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (10.32%) Active Directory
3 8 (6.35%) Firmware
4 7 (5.56%) LXC
4 7 (5.56%) VMware ESX
4 7 (5.56%) vSphere
5 4 (3.17%) Docker
5 4 (3.17%) Gluster
5 4 (3.17%) NFS
5 4 (3.17%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 4 (3.17%) VirtualBox
5 4 (3.17%) Xen
6 3 (2.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (1.59%) iptables
7 2 (1.59%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.79%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.79%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 16 (12.70%) Puppet
2 13 (10.32%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (9.52%) SCOM
4 11 (8.73%) Ansible
4 11 (8.73%) Nagios
5 9 (7.14%) Tivoli
6 8 (6.35%) SCCM
6 8 (6.35%) ZABBIX
7 5 (3.97%) HP SiteScope
7 5 (3.97%) Salt
8 4 (3.17%) Graphite
8 4 (3.17%) Graylog
8 4 (3.17%) HAProxy
8 4 (3.17%) Icinga
8 4 (3.17%) logstash
8 4 (3.17%) MOM
8 4 (3.17%) OpenNMS
8 4 (3.17%) Unicenter
8 4 (3.17%) Zenoss
9 1 (0.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 31 (24.60%) Red Hat
2 30 (23.81%) Microsoft
3 15 (11.90%) VMware
4 14 (11.11%) HP
5 10 (7.94%) Cisco
5 10 (7.94%) Oracle
6 8 (6.35%) CA
6 8 (6.35%) IBM
7 7 (5.56%) Citrix
7 7 (5.56%) Juniper
7 7 (5.56%) Veeam
8 5 (3.97%) EMC
8 5 (3.97%) Google
8 5 (3.97%) Pega
9 4 (3.17%) Rackspace
9 4 (3.17%) SaltStack
10 2 (1.59%) Rally
11 1 (0.79%) Opsware
11 1 (0.79%) Palo Alto
11 1 (0.79%) Twitter
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