Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
North East > Durham
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 29 28
Rank change year-on-year -5 -1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 21 14 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Durham 6.25% 5.58% 8.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.00% 30.43% 47.46%
Number of salaries quoted 12 13 27
Durham median annual salary £27,750 £31,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.90% -4.55% -5.71%
10th Percentile £25,000 £27,500 £28,250
90th Percentile £49,375 £35,000 £48,750
North East median annual salary £37,250 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.43% - -15.15%

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 70 46 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Durham 20.83% 18.33% 17.77%
Number of salaries quoted 61 43 55
Durham median annual salary £27,000 £31,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% -4.55% +13.79%
10th Percentile £19,250 £20,600 £27,500
90th Percentile £43,250 £44,750 £42,500
North East median annual salary £32,500 £30,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% -9.09% -5.71%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 3 £27,000 -22.86% 1
Linux
North East

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 (47.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (42.86%) RESTful
3 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (38.10%) Configuration Management
3 8 (38.10%) DevOps
3 8 (38.10%) Continuous Delivery
4 7 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (33.33%) NoSQL
4 7 (33.33%) Windows
4 7 (33.33%) SAP
4 7 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (33.33%) Electronics
4 7 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 7 (33.33%) Finance
4 7 (33.33%) Manufacturing
4 7 (33.33%) Programme Management
4 7 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
4 7 (33.33%) Marketing
4 7 (33.33%) Project Planning
5 6 (28.57%) SQL
5 6 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (23.81%) Performance Management
6 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
6 5 (23.81%) Test Automation
6 5 (23.81%) High Availability
6 5 (23.81%) Jenkins
6 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (23.81%) Java

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 4 (19.05%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 10 (47.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 2 (9.52%) Big Data
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.76%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
1 5 (23.81%) Jenkins
2 4 (19.05%) Appium
2 4 (19.05%) Artifactory
2 4 (19.05%) Bitbucket
2 4 (19.05%) JIRA
2 4 (19.05%) JMeter
2 4 (19.05%) JUnit
2 4 (19.05%) Maven
2 4 (19.05%) Selenium
2 4 (19.05%) TestNG
3 1 (4.76%) NuGet
3 1 (4.76%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (4.76%) Subversion
3 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (33.33%) Electronics
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
1 7 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 7 (33.33%) Marketing
1 7 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 5 (23.81%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Linux Engineer
2 8 (38.10%) Azure DevOps
2 8 (38.10%) Azure DevOps Engineer
2 8 (38.10%) Azure Engineer
2 8 (38.10%) Cloud Engineer
2 8 (38.10%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (33.33%) AWS DevOps
3 7 (33.33%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 7 (33.33%) AWS Engineer
3 7 (33.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 7 (33.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 4 (19.05%) Java Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Software Test Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Test Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Applications Support
6 2 (9.52%) Junior
6 2 (9.52%) Support Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) RESTful
2 5 (23.81%) Web Services
3 4 (19.05%) SOAP
3 4 (19.05%) XML
4 2 (9.52%) .NET
5 1 (4.76%) Angular 2
5 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
5 1 (4.76%) JSON
5 1 (4.76%) LAMP
5 1 (4.76%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (23.81%) Computer Science
2 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Windows
2 6 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (9.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (38.10%) Configuration Management
1 8 (38.10%) Continuous Delivery
1 8 (38.10%) DevOps
2 7 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
2 7 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 7 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (23.81%) High Availability
3 5 (23.81%) Performance Management
3 5 (23.81%) Service Management
3 5 (23.81%) Test Automation
4 4 (19.05%) Analytical Thinking
4 4 (19.05%) API Testing
4 4 (19.05%) Creative Thinking
4 4 (19.05%) Open Source
5 2 (9.52%) SDET
6 1 (4.76%) Actionable Insight
6 1 (4.76%) Innovative Thinking
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) SQL
2 5 (23.81%) Java
3 3 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Degree
2 4 (19.05%) ISTQB
2 4 (19.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) Actionable Recommendations
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Puppet
1 1 (4.76%) Tivoli
1 1 (4.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (4.76%) IBM
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) Red Hat