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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
England / North East
Rank 30 36 44
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +8
Permanent jobs citing Linux 43 41 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 6.83% 6.62% 4.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.86% 35.34% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 36 35 31
Median salary £34,575 £35,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.21% -28.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £25,600 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +1.19%

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
149 116 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 23.65% 18.74% 22.07%
Number of salaries quoted 136 97 128
Median salary £30,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £51,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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 37 £34,575 -6.55% 19
Northumberland -1 3 £30,000 -25.00% 1
Durham -4 1 £35,000 +6.06% 1
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 44 (36.97%) Unix
2 37 (31.09%) PHP
3 33 (27.73%) Java
4 32 (26.89%) SQL
4 32 (26.89%) DevOps
5 30 (25.21%) Amazon AWS
6 28 (23.53%) Microsoft
7 27 (22.69%) Red Hat
8 26 (21.85%) HTML
8 26 (21.85%) Git (software)
9 25 (21.01%) JavaScript
9 25 (21.01%) MySQL
9 25 (21.01%) ITIL
10 24 (20.17%) Windows
10 24 (20.17%) CSS
11 23 (19.33%) Puppet
12 22 (18.49%) OO
13 21 (17.65%) AIX
13 21 (17.65%) Solaris
14 19 (15.97%) MS Excel
14 19 (15.97%) Microsoft Azure
15 18 (15.13%) Agile Software Development
15 18 (15.13%) Software Engineering
15 18 (15.13%) Python
15 18 (15.13%) ITIL Certification
16 17 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
17 15 (12.61%) Ansible
17 15 (12.61%) Windows Server
17 15 (12.61%) Active Directory
17 15 (12.61%) OOP

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 13 (10.92%) Apache
2 6 (5.04%) nginx
3 5 (4.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (4.20%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.52%) JBoss
4 3 (2.52%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.52%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.68%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.68%) Documentum
5 2 (1.68%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.68%) IIS
6 1 (0.84%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.84%) Confluence
6 1 (0.84%) Liferay
6 1 (0.84%) Mule
6 1 (0.84%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.84%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.84%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.84%) WordPress
Applications
1 19 (15.97%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.68%) MS Office
2 2 (1.68%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.84%) Abaqus
3 1 (0.84%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.84%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.84%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.84%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 30 (25.21%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (15.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (6.72%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (6.72%) Amazon S3
4 7 (5.88%) Office 365
5 6 (5.04%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (5.04%) Route 53
6 5 (4.20%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (4.20%) PaaS
6 5 (4.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 4 (3.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (2.52%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 3 (2.52%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 3 (2.52%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (1.68%) IaaS
9 2 (1.68%) SaaS
10 1 (0.84%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.84%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.08%) DNS
2 11 (9.24%) Firewall
3 9 (7.56%) Bluetooth
3 9 (7.56%) Ethernet
3 9 (7.56%) RS-232
3 9 (7.56%) RS-485
4 7 (5.88%) DHCP
5 6 (5.04%) SAN
6 5 (4.20%) DMZ
6 5 (4.20%) SMTP
6 5 (4.20%) TCP/IP
6 5 (4.20%) VLAN
7 3 (2.52%) HTTP
7 3 (2.52%) VPN
8 2 (1.68%) LDAP
8 2 (1.68%) SSH
9 1 (0.84%) BGP
9 1 (0.84%) IPsec
9 1 (0.84%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.84%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (21.01%) MySQL
2 11 (9.24%) Amazon RDS
2 11 (9.24%) SQL Server
3 7 (5.88%) MongoDB
3 7 (5.88%) NoSQL
3 7 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (5.04%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (4.20%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (3.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 3 (2.52%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (2.52%) Redis
8 1 (0.84%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.84%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.84%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.84%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.84%) TokuMX
Development Applications
1 26 (21.85%) Git (software)
2 12 (10.08%) Subversion
3 11 (9.24%) gulp
4 10 (8.40%) Aptana Studio
4 10 (8.40%) Firebug
4 10 (8.40%) Grunt
4 10 (8.40%) Jenkins
4 10 (8.40%) PhpStorm
5 2 (1.68%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.68%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.68%) Gatling
5 2 (1.68%) Gradle
5 2 (1.68%) JIRA
5 2 (1.68%) JMeter
5 2 (1.68%) LoadRunner
5 2 (1.68%) Selenium
5 2 (1.68%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.84%) GCC
6 1 (0.84%) git-flow
6 1 (0.84%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 8 (6.72%) Advertising
2 6 (5.04%) Marketing
3 4 (3.36%) Law
4 3 (2.52%) Automotive
4 3 (2.52%) Games
5 1 (0.84%) Electronics
5 1 (0.84%) Finance
5 1 (0.84%) Legal
5 1 (0.84%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.84%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (27.73%) Developer
2 21 (17.65%) DevOps Engineer
3 18 (15.13%) PHP Developer
4 12 (10.08%) Administrator
5 11 (9.24%) Linux Administrator
5 11 (9.24%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 11 (9.24%) Systems Administrator
6 10 (8.40%) Support Specialist
6 10 (8.40%) Unix Specialist
6 10 (8.40%) Unix Support
6 10 (8.40%) Unix Support Specialist
7 9 (7.56%) C Software Engineer
7 9 (7.56%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
7 9 (7.56%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 9 (7.56%) C++ Software Engineer
7 9 (7.56%) Embedded C Engineer
7 9 (7.56%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 9 (7.56%) Embedded Engineer
7 9 (7.56%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 9 (7.56%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (21.85%) HTML
2 24 (20.17%) CSS
3 15 (12.61%) XML
4 14 (11.76%) .NET
5 13 (10.92%) JSON
6 11 (9.24%) Qt
6 11 (9.24%) Web Services
7 8 (6.72%) HTML5
7 8 (6.72%) jQuery
7 8 (6.72%) LAMP
7 8 (6.72%) REST
8 6 (5.04%) Node.js
9 5 (4.20%) AngularJS
9 5 (4.20%) React
9 5 (4.20%) WAP
10 4 (3.36%) ASP.NET
10 4 (3.36%) Laravel
10 4 (3.36%) LEMP Stack
11 3 (2.52%) CherryPy
11 3 (2.52%) SQLAlchemy
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.08%) Linux Command Line
2 10 (8.40%) Computer Science
3 7 (5.88%) Clustering
3 7 (5.88%) Replication
4 5 (4.20%) Public Cloud
5 4 (3.36%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.52%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.52%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.68%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.68%) Tandem
8 1 (0.84%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.84%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.84%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.84%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 44 (36.97%) Unix
2 24 (20.17%) Windows
3 21 (17.65%) AIX
3 21 (17.65%) Solaris
4 15 (12.61%) Windows Server
5 13 (10.92%) Android
5 13 (10.92%) Apple iOS
5 13 (10.92%) CentOS
6 12 (10.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (9.24%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (7.56%) Ubuntu
9 7 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.68%) Windows 2000
10 2 (1.68%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.84%) Debian
11 1 (0.84%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (26.89%) DevOps
2 25 (21.01%) ITIL
3 22 (18.49%) OO
4 18 (15.13%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (15.13%) Software Engineering
5 15 (12.61%) OOP
6 13 (10.92%) Configuration Management
7 12 (10.08%) Web Development
8 11 (9.24%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (8.40%) Data Protection
10 9 (7.56%) Embedded Software Development
10 9 (7.56%) UML
11 8 (6.72%) Open Source
11 8 (6.72%) Presales
12 7 (5.88%) Desktop Virtualisation
12 7 (5.88%) Scrum
13 6 (5.04%) MVC
13 6 (5.04%) Performance Monitoring
14 5 (4.20%) Capacity Planning
14 5 (4.20%) Malware Detection/Protection
Programming Languages
1 37 (31.09%) PHP
2 33 (27.73%) Java
3 32 (26.89%) SQL
4 25 (21.01%) JavaScript
5 18 (15.13%) Python
6 15 (12.61%) C++
7 12 (10.08%) Bash Shell
8 11 (9.24%) C
9 9 (7.56%) C#
9 9 (7.56%) Embedded C
9 9 (7.56%) Embedded C++
9 9 (7.56%) Objective-C
10 8 (6.72%) Ruby
11 5 (4.20%) Groovy
11 5 (4.20%) Perl
11 5 (4.20%) Scala
12 4 (3.36%) Clojure
13 3 (2.52%) PowerShell
14 2 (1.68%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.84%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (15.13%) ITIL Certification
2 15 (12.61%) Degree
3 7 (5.88%) Security Cleared
4 6 (5.04%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.52%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.68%) AWS Certification
6 2 (1.68%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.84%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.40%) SLA
2 5 (4.20%) QA
3 1 (0.84%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 15 (12.61%) Active Directory
2 12 (10.08%) Docker
3 10 (8.40%) Firmware
4 9 (7.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (5.88%) Hyper-V
6 5 (4.20%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (1.68%) NFS
8 1 (0.84%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.84%) etcd
8 1 (0.84%) flannel
8 1 (0.84%) Gluster
8 1 (0.84%) iptables
8 1 (0.84%) LXC
8 1 (0.84%) Shibboleth
8 1 (0.84%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.84%) Xen
Systems Management
1 23 (19.33%) Puppet
2 17 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (12.61%) Ansible
4 5 (4.20%) Backup Exec
5 3 (2.52%) Salt
5 3 (2.52%) Terraform
6 2 (1.68%) Nagios
6 2 (1.68%) rkt
7 1 (0.84%) Cacti
7 1 (0.84%) cPanel
7 1 (0.84%) Graphite
7 1 (0.84%) Graylog
7 1 (0.84%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.84%) Icinga
7 1 (0.84%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.84%) Linux-HA
7 1 (0.84%) logstash
7 1 (0.84%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.84%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.84%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 28 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 27 (22.69%) Red Hat
3 11 (9.24%) Citrix
4 10 (8.40%) VMware
5 6 (5.04%) Cisco
6 5 (4.20%) arcserve
6 5 (4.20%) Sophos
6 5 (4.20%) Symantec
7 4 (3.36%) HP
8 3 (2.52%) IBM
8 3 (2.52%) Oracle
8 3 (2.52%) Zend
9 2 (1.68%) EMC
9 2 (1.68%) Informatica
9 2 (1.68%) Pega
9 2 (1.68%) Siebel
9 2 (1.68%) WSO2
10 1 (0.84%) Barracuda Networks
10 1 (0.84%) Dynatrace
10 1 (0.84%) Intel
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