Period
to 21 October 2018

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 6 months to 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
North East > Durham
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 44 18
Rank change year-on-year +15 -26 +14
Permanent jobs citing Linux 13 13 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Durham 5.63% 4.42% 9.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.64% 29.55% 39.68%
Number of salaries quoted 16 9 24
Durham median annual salary £37,500 £38,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.60% +22.22% -10.00%
10th Percentile £33,125 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £51,250 £56,000 £38,463
North East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +23.08%

Linux is in the Operating Systems category. The following 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.

All Operating Systems
Durham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 55 44 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Durham 23.81% 14.97% 23.77%
Number of salaries quoted 51 39 61
Durham median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £30,764
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +13.77% -23.09%
10th Percentile £20,000 £19,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £48,750 £43,250 £42,500
North East median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +6.06%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Durham

Job postings citing Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Durham.

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
Salary Histogram in Durham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Durham over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 21 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockton-on-Tees -2 8 £47,500 +35.71% 1
Darlington +5 3 £37,500 -18.92%
Linux
North East

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Durham region with a requirement for Linux.

1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 6 (46.15%) C#
3 6 (46.15%) SQL
3 6 (46.15%) Software Engineering
3 6 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (46.15%) Git (software)
3 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (46.15%) Jenkins
4 5 (38.46%) AngularJS
4 5 (38.46%) DevOps
4 5 (38.46%) Windows Server
4 5 (38.46%) Subversion
4 5 (38.46%) PowerShell
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
4 5 (38.46%) Unix
4 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
5 4 (30.77%) Shell Script
5 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
5 4 (30.77%) JSON
5 4 (30.77%) NuGet
5 4 (30.77%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (30.77%) RavenDB
5 4 (30.77%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (30.77%) Angular 2
6 3 (23.08%) Web Services
6 3 (23.08%) Oracle
6 3 (23.08%) VMware
7 2 (15.38%) Firewall
7 2 (15.38%) Telecoms

Linux
Co-occurring 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 2 (15.38%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (30.77%) NuGet
3 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) DNS
1 2 (15.38%) Firewall
1 2 (15.38%) LAN
1 2 (15.38%) SMS
1 2 (15.38%) Value-Added Service
1 2 (15.38%) WAN
2 1 (7.69%) Bluetooth
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (7.69%) DHCP
2 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
2 1 (7.69%) RS-232
2 1 (7.69%) RS-485
2 1 (7.69%) SAN
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 4 (30.77%) RavenDB
3 1 (7.69%) MySQL
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Git (software)
1 6 (46.15%) Jenkins
2 5 (38.46%) Subversion
3 4 (30.77%) Octopus Deploy
3 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
4 1 (7.69%) Selenium
General
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Lead DevOps
2 4 (30.77%) Lead DevOps Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Auditor
3 2 (15.38%) Azure DevOps
3 2 (15.38%) Azure DevOps Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Azure Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Internal Auditor
3 2 (15.38%) IT Auditor
3 2 (15.38%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) C Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Embedded C Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (7.69%) Principal Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) AngularJS
2 4 (30.77%) Angular 2
2 4 (30.77%) JSON
2 4 (30.77%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (23.08%) Web Services
4 1 (7.69%) .NET
4 1 (7.69%) Java EE
4 1 (7.69%) Qt
4 1 (7.69%) Symfony
4 1 (7.69%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
1 1 (7.69%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (7.69%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Unix
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.69%) Android
3 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (46.15%) Software Engineering
2 5 (38.46%) DevOps
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (15.38%) ERP
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (15.38%) Internal Audit
3 2 (15.38%) IT Audit
3 2 (15.38%) SAP Security
4 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
4 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.69%) Data Extraction
4 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
4 1 (7.69%) Decision-Making
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Scrum
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) C#
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) PowerShell
3 4 (30.77%) Shell Script
4 2 (15.38%) Java
5 1 (7.69%) C
5 1 (7.69%) C++
5 1 (7.69%) Embedded C
5 1 (7.69%) Embedded C++
5 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.69%) Objective-C
5 1 (7.69%) PHP
5 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) MCSE
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.69%) OCP
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
2 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) Docker
2 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
2 2 (15.38%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.69%) Firmware
3 1 (7.69%) KVM
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (7.69%) VirtualBox
3 1 (7.69%) VMware Server
3 1 (7.69%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Ansible
1 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (7.69%) Puppet
1 1 (7.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) Dell
3 2 (15.38%) SAP
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix
4 1 (7.69%) EMC
4 1 (7.69%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) IBM
4 1 (7.69%) Juniper
4 1 (7.69%) Zend