Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
North East > Durham
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 19 31
Rank change year-on-year -24 +12 -3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 15 24 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Durham 4.31% 8.89% 8.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.09% 39.34% 46.67%
Number of salaries quoted 12 23 26
Durham median annual salary £38,500 £31,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% -4.55% +3.13%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £26,625
90th Percentile £55,400 £35,000 £51,250
North East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +15.94% -1.43%

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 44 61 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Durham 12.64% 22.59% 18.12%
Number of salaries quoted 40 58 60
Durham median annual salary £32,500 £30,764 £36,018
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.64% -14.59% +24.20%
10th Percentile £19,000 £22,350 £24,925
90th Percentile £43,250 £43,750 £46,625
North East median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year - +4.48% +7.20%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 -3 5 £35,000 +11.11%
Darlington - 4 £46,250 -
Linux
North East

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 7 (46.67%) Java
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 4 (26.67%) Selenium
3 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (26.67%) Web Services
3 4 (26.67%) OOP
3 4 (26.67%) OO
3 4 (26.67%) C#
3 4 (26.67%) .NET
3 4 (26.67%) RESTful
3 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
4 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (20.00%) C++
4 3 (20.00%) SQL
4 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (13.33%) Banking
5 2 (13.33%) Maven
5 2 (13.33%) Games
5 2 (13.33%) Scrum
5 2 (13.33%) Service Management
5 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
5 2 (13.33%) Performance Management
5 2 (13.33%) Symfony
5 2 (13.33%) Zend
5 2 (13.33%) ISTQB

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 (13.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (13.33%) Office 365
3 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Big Data
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
1 4 (26.67%) Selenium
2 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (13.33%) Appium
3 2 (13.33%) Artifactory
3 2 (13.33%) Bitbucket
3 2 (13.33%) JIRA
3 2 (13.33%) JMeter
3 2 (13.33%) JUnit
3 2 (13.33%) Maven
3 2 (13.33%) TestNG
4 1 (6.67%) GoogleTest
General
1 2 (13.33%) Banking
1 2 (13.33%) Games
1 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Algorithm Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Digital Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Java Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) PHP Software Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Principal Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Principal Software Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Software Test Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Test Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) C++ Developer
4 1 (6.67%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Lead Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Linux Support
4 1 (6.67%) Linux Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) .NET
1 4 (26.67%) RESTful
1 4 (26.67%) Web Services
2 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
2 2 (13.33%) Java EE
2 2 (13.33%) SOAP
2 2 (13.33%) Symfony
2 2 (13.33%) WebSockets
2 2 (13.33%) XML
3 1 (6.67%) LAMP
3 1 (6.67%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Algorithms
2 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.67%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (6.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Unix
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (26.67%) OO
2 4 (26.67%) OOP
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (13.33%) Analytical Thinking
4 2 (13.33%) API Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Coaching
4 2 (13.33%) Creative Thinking
4 2 (13.33%) Functional Programming
4 2 (13.33%) High Availability
4 2 (13.33%) Mathematics
4 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (13.33%) Microservices
4 2 (13.33%) Open Source
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Management
4 2 (13.33%) Scrum
4 2 (13.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) Java
2 4 (26.67%) C#
3 3 (20.00%) C++
3 3 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (13.33%) Clojure
4 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (13.33%) PHP
5 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
5 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
1 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
1 2 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (13.33%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Docker
1 2 (13.33%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Zend
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) VMware