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

3 months to
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 31 26 19
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -7
Permanent jobs citing Linux 63 75 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 7.79% 9.70% 10.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.81% 43.10% 40.45%
Number of salaries quoted 58 66 81
Median salary £40,000 £32,750 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.13% +0.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,355 £23,850 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £45,000 £42,390
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
192 174 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 23.73% 22.51% 26.70%
Number of salaries quoted 173 153 199
Median salary £35,000 £30,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,400 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +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 2 July 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 July 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 -2 51 £40,000 +33.33% 19
Durham -1 10 £28,000 -20.00% 4
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 47 (42.73%) Windows
2 36 (32.73%) MySQL
3 34 (30.91%) ITIL
3 34 (30.91%) Unix
4 33 (30.00%) SQL
4 33 (30.00%) Windows Server
5 29 (26.36%) Microsoft
6 25 (22.73%) VMware
7 24 (21.82%) VMware Infrastructure
7 24 (21.82%) Amazon AWS
8 23 (20.91%) TCP/IP
9 22 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 21 (19.09%) JavaScript
10 21 (19.09%) PHP
11 20 (18.18%) Red Hat
11 20 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (17.27%) HTML
12 19 (17.27%) CSS
13 18 (16.36%) SQL Server
13 18 (16.36%) Service Management
14 17 (15.45%) Perl
14 17 (15.45%) CentOS
15 16 (14.55%) Java
15 16 (14.55%) Nagios
16 15 (13.64%) Project Management
16 15 (13.64%) Shell Script
16 15 (13.64%) Puppet
16 15 (13.64%) OpenStack
17 14 (12.73%) Public Cloud
17 14 (12.73%) Ruby

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 15 (13.64%) OpenStack
2 12 (10.91%) Apache
3 9 (8.18%) IIS
4 6 (5.45%) MS Exchange
5 5 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (4.55%) SharePoint
5 5 (4.55%) Skype for Business
6 3 (2.73%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.73%) WordPress
7 2 (1.82%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.82%) nginx
7 2 (1.82%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (5.45%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.55%) MS Visio
3 4 (3.64%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.91%) Magento
2 1 (0.91%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 24 (21.82%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (9.09%) SaaS
3 9 (8.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (7.27%) DigitalOcean
4 8 (7.27%) Linode
5 6 (5.45%) GitHub
5 6 (5.45%) Office 365
6 4 (3.64%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (3.64%) IaaS
7 3 (2.73%) Force.com
7 3 (2.73%) PaaS
8 2 (1.82%) Amazon S3
8 2 (1.82%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (1.82%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.91%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 23 (20.91%) TCP/IP
2 10 (9.09%) Firewall
3 9 (8.18%) DNS
4 7 (6.36%) SAN
5 5 (4.55%) Skype
6 4 (3.64%) LAN
6 4 (3.64%) LDAP
6 4 (3.64%) WAN
7 3 (2.73%) NAS
7 3 (2.73%) SNMP
7 3 (2.73%) VPN
8 2 (1.82%) DHCP
8 2 (1.82%) HTTP
8 2 (1.82%) SSL
9 1 (0.91%) BGP
9 1 (0.91%) DSL
9 1 (0.91%) Internet
9 1 (0.91%) Intranet
9 1 (0.91%) IPsec
9 1 (0.91%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (32.73%) MySQL
2 18 (16.36%) SQL Server
3 12 (10.91%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (6.36%) NoSQL
5 4 (3.64%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.73%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (2.73%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.73%) DataStage
6 3 (2.73%) Hadoop
6 3 (2.73%) IBM InfoSphere
7 2 (1.82%) CouchDB
7 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.82%) SSDT
8 1 (0.91%) Big Data
8 1 (0.91%) Redis
8 1 (0.91%) TokuMX
Development Applications
1 11 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 11 (10.00%) Vagrant
2 6 (5.45%) Subversion
3 5 (4.55%) GitLab
3 5 (4.55%) Selenium
3 5 (4.55%) WebDriver
4 2 (1.82%) LabVIEW
4 2 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.91%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 6 (5.45%) Marketing
2 3 (2.73%) Electronics
3 2 (1.82%) Finance
3 2 (1.82%) German Language
3 2 (1.82%) Retail
4 1 (0.91%) Advertising
4 1 (0.91%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 21 (19.09%) Developer
2 17 (15.45%) Support Engineer
3 12 (10.91%) Operations Manager
4 11 (10.00%) PHP Developer
5 9 (8.18%) Systems Manager
6 8 (7.27%) Systems Engineer
6 8 (7.27%) Web Developer
7 7 (6.36%) Linux Support
8 6 (5.45%) Automation Engineer
8 6 (5.45%) Consultant
9 5 (4.55%) Analyst
9 5 (4.55%) Automation Tester
9 5 (4.55%) IT Consultant
9 5 (4.55%) Linux Specialist
9 5 (4.55%) QA Automation Tester
9 5 (4.55%) Senior Consultant
9 5 (4.55%) Senior IT Consultant
9 5 (4.55%) Technical Engineer
9 5 (4.55%) Tester
9 5 (4.55%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (17.27%) CSS
1 19 (17.27%) HTML
2 9 (8.18%) HTML5
2 9 (8.18%) LAMP
3 7 (6.36%) jQuery
3 7 (6.36%) Node.js
4 6 (5.45%) .NET
4 6 (5.45%) CSS3
4 6 (5.45%) Ruby on Rails
4 6 (5.45%) Web Services
5 5 (4.55%) AngularJS
6 4 (3.64%) JSON
6 4 (3.64%) RESTful
6 4 (3.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (3.64%) XML
7 3 (2.73%) ActiveMQ
7 3 (2.73%) LAPP Stack
7 3 (2.73%) Regular Expression
8 2 (1.82%) Laravel
8 2 (1.82%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.73%) Public Cloud
2 7 (6.36%) Data Centre
3 6 (5.45%) Mainframe
4 5 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.55%) Driving Licence
4 5 (4.55%) Mobile App
5 4 (3.64%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.64%) IBM Mainframe
6 3 (2.73%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (2.73%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.73%) Replication
7 2 (1.82%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.82%) NHS
7 2 (1.82%) Social Network
8 1 (0.91%) Clustering
8 1 (0.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.91%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.91%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 47 (42.73%) Windows
2 34 (30.91%) Unix
3 33 (30.00%) Windows Server
4 22 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (15.45%) CentOS
6 13 (11.82%) AIX
6 13 (11.82%) Solaris
7 10 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (5.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (5.45%) zOS
9 5 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (2.73%) HPUX
10 3 (2.73%) Windows XP
11 2 (1.82%) Debian
11 2 (1.82%) Mac OS
11 2 (1.82%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 2 (1.82%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.91%) CoreOS
12 1 (0.91%) OS/400
12 1 (0.91%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (30.91%) ITIL
2 20 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (16.36%) Service Management
4 15 (13.64%) Project Management
5 13 (11.82%) Incident Management
6 11 (10.00%) Change Management
6 11 (10.00%) Web Development
7 10 (9.09%) MVC
8 8 (7.27%) Capacity Management
9 7 (6.36%) Change Control
9 7 (6.36%) DevOps
9 7 (6.36%) OO
10 6 (5.45%) CRM
10 6 (5.45%) OOP
10 6 (5.45%) Operations Management
10 6 (5.45%) Risk Management
10 6 (5.45%) Server Monitoring
10 6 (5.45%) Software Engineering
11 5 (4.55%) Functional Testing
11 5 (4.55%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 33 (30.00%) SQL
2 21 (19.09%) JavaScript
2 21 (19.09%) PHP
3 17 (15.45%) Perl
4 16 (14.55%) Java
5 15 (13.64%) Shell Script
6 14 (12.73%) Ruby
7 11 (10.00%) Python
8 10 (9.09%) PowerShell
9 7 (6.36%) C
9 7 (6.36%) VB
10 6 (5.45%) C++
11 4 (3.64%) Korn
11 4 (3.64%) PHP 5
12 3 (2.73%) Bourne shell
12 3 (2.73%) Jython
12 3 (2.73%) VBScript
13 2 (1.82%) C#
13 2 (1.82%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.91%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (9.09%) Degree
2 4 (3.64%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.91%) CCNA
4 1 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.91%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.82%) QA
2 11 (10.00%) SLA
3 2 (1.82%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.91%) ISO27002
4 1 (0.91%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (21.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (10.91%) Active Directory
3 11 (10.00%) VirtualBox
3 11 (10.00%) Xen
4 5 (4.55%) VMware ESX
4 5 (4.55%) vSphere
5 4 (3.64%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 3 (2.73%) iptables
7 2 (1.82%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (1.82%) Firmware
7 2 (1.82%) LXC
8 1 (0.91%) Docker
8 1 (0.91%) Gluster
8 1 (0.91%) NFS
8 1 (0.91%) Veritas File System
8 1 (0.91%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.91%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 16 (14.55%) Nagios
2 15 (13.64%) Puppet
3 13 (11.82%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (10.91%) Ansible
4 12 (10.91%) ZABBIX
5 11 (10.00%) OpenNMS
5 11 (10.00%) Zenoss
6 8 (7.27%) SCOM
7 7 (6.36%) Tivoli
8 5 (4.55%) SCCM
9 3 (2.73%) HP SiteScope
9 3 (2.73%) MOM
9 3 (2.73%) Unicenter
10 1 (0.91%) Graphite
10 1 (0.91%) Graylog
10 1 (0.91%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.91%) Icinga
10 1 (0.91%) logstash
10 1 (0.91%) Salt
10 1 (0.91%) StatsD
Vendors
1 29 (26.36%) Microsoft
2 25 (22.73%) VMware
3 20 (18.18%) Red Hat
4 12 (10.91%) HP
5 11 (10.00%) Rackspace
5 11 (10.00%) SaltStack
6 10 (9.09%) IBM
7 9 (8.18%) Google
8 8 (7.27%) Cisco
9 7 (6.36%) CA
9 7 (6.36%) Oracle
10 6 (5.45%) Citrix
11 5 (4.55%) Juniper
11 5 (4.55%) Veeam
12 3 (2.73%) Zend
13 2 (1.82%) EMC
13 2 (1.82%) Sun
13 2 (1.82%) Twitter
14 1 (0.91%) Opsware
14 1 (0.91%) Tableau
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