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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 19 45 19
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -26
Permanent jobs citing Linux 72 42 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 10.03% 5.56% 10.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.86% 31.82% 35.47%
Number of salaries quoted 63 33 51
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 £28,000 £24,650 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,218
UK excluding London median salary £44,738 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.51% +5.00%
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
172 132 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 23.96% 17.48% 28.64%
Number of salaries quoted 145 108 164
Median salary £37,500 £32,500 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -5.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,530 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+0.08% +4.16%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 +15 55 £43,619 +24.62% 16
Durham +21 16 £31,500 +23.52% 1
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 53 (39.26%) Windows
2 52 (38.52%) Unix
3 38 (28.15%) ITIL
3 38 (28.15%) Red Hat
4 36 (26.67%) SQL
5 34 (25.19%) Microsoft
6 33 (24.44%) Java
7 32 (23.70%) Windows Server
8 29 (21.48%) MySQL
8 29 (21.48%) TCP/IP
9 27 (20.00%) Git (software)
10 26 (19.26%) Solaris
10 26 (19.26%) Software Engineering
11 24 (17.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 23 (17.04%) Agile Software Development
13 22 (16.30%) AIX
14 21 (15.56%) OO
15 20 (14.81%) C++
16 19 (14.07%) Perl
16 19 (14.07%) PHP
16 19 (14.07%) Puppet
17 18 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
17 18 (13.33%) JavaScript
17 18 (13.33%) C#
17 18 (13.33%) SQL Server
17 18 (13.33%) Subversion
18 17 (12.59%) HTML
18 17 (12.59%) Shell Script
19 16 (11.85%) CSS
19 16 (11.85%) VMware

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 11 (8.15%) Apache
1 11 (8.15%) IIS
2 7 (5.19%) OpenStack
2 7 (5.19%) Skype for Business
3 6 (4.44%) Documentum
3 6 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (4.44%) MS Exchange
3 6 (4.44%) nginx
3 6 (4.44%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.96%) Confluence
5 3 (2.22%) Captiva
5 3 (2.22%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.48%) Apache Spark
6 2 (1.48%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.48%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.74%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.74%) JBoss
7 1 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.74%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (9.63%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.48%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.74%) MS Office
3 1 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.74%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (0.74%) Magento
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 15 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.93%) Office 365
3 5 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.70%) SaaS
4 4 (2.96%) DigitalOcean
4 4 (2.96%) Linode
5 3 (2.22%) IaaS
5 3 (2.22%) PaaS
6 2 (1.48%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.74%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.74%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.74%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.74%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.74%) GitHub
7 1 (0.74%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 29 (21.48%) TCP/IP
2 14 (10.37%) Ethernet
2 14 (10.37%) Firewall
3 12 (8.89%) DNS
4 11 (8.15%) Bluetooth
4 11 (8.15%) RS-232
4 11 (8.15%) RS-485
5 8 (5.93%) LAN
6 7 (5.19%) DHCP
6 7 (5.19%) LDAP
7 6 (4.44%) Skype
8 5 (3.70%) SAN
8 5 (3.70%) SSH
8 5 (3.70%) WAN
9 4 (2.96%) BGP
9 4 (2.96%) IPsec
10 2 (1.48%) HTTP
10 2 (1.48%) NAS
10 2 (1.48%) SSL
10 2 (1.48%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (21.48%) MySQL
2 18 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.70%) MongoDB
3 5 (3.70%) NoSQL
3 5 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (2.96%) Redis
4 4 (2.96%) TokuMX
5 3 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.48%) CouchDB
6 2 (1.48%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.74%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.74%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.74%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 27 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 18 (13.33%) Subversion
3 8 (5.93%) Vagrant
4 4 (2.96%) JIRA
4 4 (2.96%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.48%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.48%) Selenium
5 2 (1.48%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.74%) GCC
6 1 (0.74%) GDB
6 1 (0.74%) GitLab
6 1 (0.74%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.74%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (3.70%) Games
2 3 (2.22%) Marketing
3 2 (1.48%) Advertising
3 2 (1.48%) Finance
3 2 (1.48%) German Language
3 2 (1.48%) Retail
4 1 (0.74%) Automotive
4 1 (0.74%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 22 (16.30%) Support Engineer
2 20 (14.81%) Developer
2 20 (14.81%) Software Engineer
3 17 (12.59%) Linux Support
4 12 (8.89%) C++ Software Engineer
4 12 (8.89%) Embedded Engineer
4 12 (8.89%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 12 (8.89%) Unix Support
5 11 (8.15%) Administrator
5 11 (8.15%) C Software Engineer
5 11 (8.15%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
5 11 (8.15%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 11 (8.15%) Embedded C Engineer
5 11 (8.15%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 11 (8.15%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
5 11 (8.15%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
5 11 (8.15%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 11 (8.15%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
5 11 (8.15%) Unix Specialist
5 11 (8.15%) Unix Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (12.59%) HTML
2 16 (11.85%) CSS
3 14 (10.37%) Qt
4 10 (7.41%) HTML5
5 9 (6.67%) jQuery
6 8 (5.93%) LAMP
7 7 (5.19%) CSS3
7 7 (5.19%) Node.js
8 5 (3.70%) JSON
8 5 (3.70%) Web Services
8 5 (3.70%) XML
9 4 (2.96%) .NET
9 4 (2.96%) LEMP Stack
10 3 (2.22%) Ajax
10 3 (2.22%) Regular Expression
10 3 (2.22%) RESTful
11 2 (1.48%) .NET Framework
11 2 (1.48%) ASP.NET
11 2 (1.48%) MFC
11 2 (1.48%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.93%) Public Cloud
2 7 (5.19%) Computer Science
2 7 (5.19%) Driving Licence
3 6 (4.44%) Data Centre
4 5 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.96%) IBM Mainframe
5 4 (2.96%) Mainframe
6 3 (2.22%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.22%) Telematics
7 2 (1.48%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.48%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.48%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.48%) Statistics
8 1 (0.74%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.74%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.74%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.74%) NHS
8 1 (0.74%) Physics
8 1 (0.74%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 53 (39.26%) Windows
2 52 (38.52%) Unix
3 32 (23.70%) Windows Server
4 26 (19.26%) Solaris
5 24 (17.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 22 (16.30%) AIX
7 13 (9.63%) CentOS
8 11 (8.15%) Android
8 11 (8.15%) Apple iOS
8 11 (8.15%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (2.96%) Ubuntu
10 4 (2.96%) zOS
11 3 (2.22%) HPUX
11 3 (2.22%) Windows XP
12 2 (1.48%) Debian
12 2 (1.48%) Mac OS
12 2 (1.48%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.74%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (28.15%) ITIL
2 26 (19.26%) Software Engineering
3 23 (17.04%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (15.56%) OO
5 16 (11.85%) DevOps
6 14 (10.37%) Service Management
7 13 (9.63%) Change Management
8 12 (8.89%) Change Control
9 11 (8.15%) Embedded Software Development
9 11 (8.15%) Project Management
9 11 (8.15%) UML
9 11 (8.15%) Web Development
10 10 (7.41%) Incident Management
10 10 (7.41%) Server Monitoring
11 9 (6.67%) Data Protection
12 8 (5.93%) MVC
12 8 (5.93%) Problem Management
13 7 (5.19%) Case Management
13 7 (5.19%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (5.19%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 36 (26.67%) SQL
2 33 (24.44%) Java
3 20 (14.81%) C++
4 19 (14.07%) Perl
4 19 (14.07%) PHP
5 18 (13.33%) C#
5 18 (13.33%) JavaScript
6 17 (12.59%) Shell Script
7 15 (11.11%) C
8 14 (10.37%) Python
9 11 (8.15%) Embedded C
9 11 (8.15%) Embedded C++
9 11 (8.15%) Objective-C
10 9 (6.67%) VB
11 6 (4.44%) Ruby
12 5 (3.70%) Bash Shell
12 5 (3.70%) PowerShell
13 4 (2.96%) Jython
13 4 (2.96%) Korn
13 4 (2.96%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 12 (8.89%) Degree
1 12 (8.89%) ITIL Certification
2 10 (7.41%) Security Cleared
3 8 (5.93%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.48%) CCNA
4 2 (1.48%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.74%) CISA
5 1 (0.74%) CISM
5 1 (0.74%) CISSP
5 1 (0.74%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.44%) QA
1 6 (4.44%) SLA
2 3 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.74%) ISO27002
3 1 (0.74%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (10.37%) Active Directory
1 14 (10.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (8.15%) Firmware
3 7 (5.19%) VMware ESX
3 7 (5.19%) vSphere
4 6 (4.44%) LXC
5 5 (3.70%) NFS
6 4 (2.96%) Docker
6 4 (2.96%) Gluster
6 4 (2.96%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 4 (2.96%) VirtualBox
6 4 (2.96%) Xen
7 3 (2.22%) iptables
8 2 (1.48%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.74%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.74%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.74%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 19 (14.07%) Puppet
2 18 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (10.37%) Ansible
4 12 (8.89%) Nagios
4 12 (8.89%) SCOM
5 9 (6.67%) Tivoli
6 8 (5.93%) SCCM
6 8 (5.93%) ZABBIX
7 7 (5.19%) Salt
8 5 (3.70%) HP SiteScope
8 5 (3.70%) Zenoss
9 4 (2.96%) Graphite
9 4 (2.96%) Graylog
9 4 (2.96%) HAProxy
9 4 (2.96%) Icinga
9 4 (2.96%) logstash
9 4 (2.96%) MOM
9 4 (2.96%) OpenNMS
9 4 (2.96%) Unicenter
10 1 (0.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 38 (28.15%) Red Hat
2 34 (25.19%) Microsoft
3 16 (11.85%) VMware
4 15 (11.11%) HP
5 11 (8.15%) Oracle
6 10 (7.41%) Cisco
7 8 (5.93%) CA
7 8 (5.93%) IBM
8 7 (5.19%) Citrix
8 7 (5.19%) Juniper
8 7 (5.19%) Veeam
9 6 (4.44%) EMC
9 6 (4.44%) Pega
10 4 (2.96%) Google
10 4 (2.96%) Rackspace
10 4 (2.96%) SaltStack
11 2 (1.48%) Rally
12 1 (0.74%) Opsware
12 1 (0.74%) Palo Alto
12 1 (0.74%) Twitter
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