Period
to 24 February 2020

The median annual salary for a Linux Specialist was £36,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 24 February 2020.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux Specialist
England > North East
6 months to
24 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 98 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +102
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Specialist 6 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.48% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% - -
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 0
North East median annual salary £36,500 - -
England median annual salary £40,000 £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -33.33% +14.29% +5.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
North East
Permanent vacancies in the North East with a recognized job title 1,232 1,260 1,707
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.70% 93.96% 97.77%
Number of salaries quoted 900 999 1,485
North East median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% - +12.68%
10th Percentile £22,500 £24,450 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,309 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.94% +3.00% +5.26%

Linux Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings that featured Linux Specialist in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Linux Specialist in the North East

Linux Specialist
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for Linux Specialist in the North East

Linux Specialist
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 Specialist within the North East region over the 6 months to 24 February 2020. 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
Durham - 6 £36,500 - 1
Linux Specialist
England

Linux Specialist Skill Set
Top 15 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 February 2020, Linux Specialist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the North East region featuring Linux Specialist in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Unix
2 5 (83.33%) Service Delivery
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
4 3 (50.00%) Project Management
4 3 (50.00%) CentOS
5 2 (33.33%) DevOps
6 1 (16.67%) Deployment Automation
6 1 (16.67%) Puppet
6 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
6 1 (16.67%) MySQL
6 1 (16.67%) LAMP
6 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management

Linux Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) LAMP
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Unix
3 4 (66.67%) Windows
4 3 (50.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) Service Delivery
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) DevOps
4 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (16.67%) Deployment Automation
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Red Hat