The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Durham with a requirement for Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
North East / Durham
Rank 28 20 16
Rank change year-on-year -8 -4  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 1 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Durham 0.74% 7.83% 4.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.00% 60.00% 21.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 4
Median salary £35,000 £33,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.06% +10.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Linux is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Durham with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Durham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 10 15 19
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Durham 7.35% 13.04% 20.88%
Number of salaries quoted 10 14 17
Median salary £30,000 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £36,018
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Durham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Durham citing Linux as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Durham

Linux
Salary Trend in Durham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux in Durham.

Salary trend for Linux in Durham

Linux
Job Locations in Durham

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Durham region over the 3 months to 23 March 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
Peterlee - 1 £35,000 -
Linux
North East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Durham region with a requirement for Linux.

1 6 (75.00%) Java
1 6 (75.00%) C
1 6 (75.00%) C++
1 6 (75.00%) Unix
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (75.00%) Firmware
1 6 (75.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (75.00%) Qt
2 5 (62.50%) Embedded Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Objective-C
2 5 (62.50%) Subversion
2 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
2 5 (62.50%) Embedded C
2 5 (62.50%) Embedded C++
2 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
2 5 (62.50%) Bluetooth
2 5 (62.50%) Ethernet
2 5 (62.50%) UML
2 5 (62.50%) OO
2 5 (62.50%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) Android
2 5 (62.50%) Apple iOS
2 5 (62.50%) RS-232
2 5 (62.50%) RS-485
3 1 (12.50%) RequireJS
3 1 (12.50%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (12.50%) REST
3 1 (12.50%) Backbone.js
3 1 (12.50%) CentOS
3 1 (12.50%) HTML

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Durham 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 1 (12.50%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) AutoCAD
2 1 (12.50%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon S3
1 1 (12.50%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) Bluetooth
1 5 (62.50%) Ethernet
1 5 (62.50%) RS-232
1 5 (62.50%) RS-485
2 1 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
1 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (62.50%) Subversion
3 1 (12.50%) LabVIEW
General
1 1 (12.50%) Advertising
1 1 (12.50%) Electronics
1 1 (12.50%) Legal
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) C Software Engineer
1 5 (62.50%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
1 5 (62.50%) C/C++ Software Engineer
1 5 (62.50%) C++ Software Engineer
1 5 (62.50%) Embedded C Engineer
1 5 (62.50%) Embedded C Software Engineer
1 5 (62.50%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
1 5 (62.50%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
1 5 (62.50%) Embedded C++ Engineer
1 5 (62.50%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
1 5 (62.50%) Embedded Engineer
1 5 (62.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 5 (62.50%) Software Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Design Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (12.50%) Hardware Design Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Hardware Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) Qt
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) Backbone.js
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) jQuery
2 1 (12.50%) LAMP
2 1 (12.50%) LESS
2 1 (12.50%) RequireJS
2 1 (12.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
1 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Unix
2 5 (62.50%) Android
2 5 (62.50%) Apple iOS
3 1 (12.50%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Embedded Software Development
1 5 (62.50%) OO
1 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
1 5 (62.50%) UML
2 1 (12.50%) CAD
2 1 (12.50%) Front End Development
2 1 (12.50%) OOP
2 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C
1 6 (75.00%) C++
1 6 (75.00%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) Embedded C
2 5 (62.50%) Embedded C++
2 5 (62.50%) Objective-C
3 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) Perl
3 1 (12.50%) PHP
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Firmware
2 1 (12.50%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) cPanel
1 1 (12.50%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
2 1 (12.50%) VMware