Period
to 29 November 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 29 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
England > North East
6 months to
29 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 23 24 19
Rank change year-on-year +1 -5 +4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 60 95 150
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 7.73% 8.24% 10.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.74% 40.95% 51.37%
Number of salaries quoted 59 74 132
Median annual salary £50,000 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -16.67% +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,500 £19,750 £31,787
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £72,312
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 the North East with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
North East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 159 232 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 20.49% 20.12% 20.68%
Number of salaries quoted 140 185 237
Median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% -12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £22,125 £19,850 £21,000
90th Percentile £62,750 £57,646 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Linux as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in the North East

Linux
Salary Trend in the North East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Linux in the North East.

Salary trend for Linux in the North East

Linux
Salary Histogram in the North East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Linux in the North East over the 6 months to 29 November 2020.

Salary histogram for Linux in the North East

Linux
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 within the North East region over the 6 months to 29 November 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
Tyne and Wear +17 48 £55,000 +37.50% 25
Durham -12 11 £29,000 -27.50% 5
Linux
England

For the 6 months to 29 November 2020, 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 North East region with a requirement for Linux.

1 33 (55.00%) AWS
2 28 (46.67%) SQL
3 26 (43.33%) Windows
4 20 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (33.33%) Docker
5 19 (31.67%) Software Engineering
6 17 (28.33%) Scrum
7 16 (26.67%) C#
8 14 (23.33%) Finance
8 14 (23.33%) Windows Server
9 13 (21.67%) Bitbucket
9 13 (21.67%) JIRA
9 13 (21.67%) .NET
10 12 (20.00%) T-SQL
10 12 (20.00%) ASP.NET
10 12 (20.00%) MVC
10 12 (20.00%) DevOps
10 12 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 12 (20.00%) Confluence
10 12 (20.00%) Atlassian
10 12 (20.00%) Terraform
10 12 (20.00%) .NET Core
11 10 (16.67%) PowerShell
12 9 (15.00%) Git (software)
12 9 (15.00%) Node.js
12 9 (15.00%) AWS CloudFormation
12 9 (15.00%) Python
12 9 (15.00%) VPN
13 8 (13.33%) TCP/IP
13 8 (13.33%) ITIL

Linux
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:

Application Platforms
1 12 (20.00%) Confluence
2 7 (11.67%) Apache
3 6 (10.00%) IIS
4 3 (5.00%) nginx
4 3 (5.00%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.67%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (1.67%) JBoss
6 1 (1.67%) K2 blackpearl
6 1 (1.67%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 33 (55.00%) AWS
2 9 (15.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 6 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (8.33%) PaaS
4 5 (8.33%) SaaS
5 4 (6.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 4 (6.67%) Amazon S3
5 4 (6.67%) Office 365
6 3 (5.00%) Azure
6 3 (5.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (3.33%) GitHub
7 2 (3.33%) npm
8 1 (1.67%) Datadog
8 1 (1.67%) DigitalOcean
8 1 (1.67%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.00%) VPN
2 8 (13.33%) Firewall
2 8 (13.33%) TCP/IP
3 7 (11.67%) DNS
4 5 (8.33%) SSL
5 3 (5.00%) DHCP
5 3 (5.00%) LAN
5 3 (5.00%) WAN
6 2 (3.33%) HTTP
6 2 (3.33%) Internet
6 2 (3.33%) Network Security
7 1 (1.67%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.67%) FTP
7 1 (1.67%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.33%) MongoDB
2 7 (11.67%) NoSQL
3 5 (8.33%) MySQL
4 4 (6.67%) Relational Database
5 3 (5.00%) Redis
6 2 (3.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (3.33%) InterSystems Cache
6 2 (3.33%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.67%) MariaDB
7 1 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (21.67%) Bitbucket
1 13 (21.67%) JIRA
2 9 (15.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.67%) GitLab
4 1 (1.67%) SonarQube
4 1 (1.67%) Travis CI
General
1 14 (23.33%) Finance
2 5 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.67%) Games
4 3 (5.00%) Automotive
5 2 (3.33%) Legal
6 1 (1.67%) Back Office
6 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.67%) Marketing
6 1 (1.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (33.33%) AWS Engineer
2 14 (23.33%) Developer
3 12 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 7 (11.67%) Cloud Engineer
4 7 (11.67%) Linux Engineer
5 6 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (10.00%) IT Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) AWS DevOps
6 5 (8.33%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Applications Support
7 4 (6.67%) Server Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Software Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Support Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) Associate Director
8 3 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) IT Support
8 3 (5.00%) IT Support Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) Linux Support
8 3 (5.00%) Linux Support Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) Technical Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (21.67%) .NET
2 12 (20.00%) .NET Core
2 12 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 12 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 9 (15.00%) Node.js
4 6 (10.00%) HTML
5 5 (8.33%) HTML5
5 5 (8.33%) XML
5 5 (8.33%) XML Messaging
6 4 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (5.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 2 (3.33%) AngularJS
8 2 (3.33%) Apache Flex
8 2 (3.33%) Hibernate
8 2 (3.33%) JPA
8 2 (3.33%) JTA
8 2 (3.33%) REST
8 2 (3.33%) Servlets
8 2 (3.33%) Spring
9 1 (1.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.00%) Blog
4 2 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.67%) CAN bus
5 1 (1.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.67%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (1.67%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.67%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 26 (43.33%) Windows
2 14 (23.33%) Windows Server
3 6 (10.00%) Debian
3 6 (10.00%) Ubuntu
4 5 (8.33%) Windows Server 2016
5 3 (5.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 3 (5.00%) Unix
6 2 (3.33%) CentOS
7 1 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (31.67%) Software Engineering
3 17 (28.33%) Scrum
4 12 (20.00%) DevOps
4 12 (20.00%) MVC
5 8 (13.33%) ITIL
6 6 (10.00%) Data Extraction
6 6 (10.00%) Data Protection
6 6 (10.00%) High Availability
6 6 (10.00%) Project Delivery
7 5 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 5 (8.33%) Line Management
7 5 (8.33%) Mentoring
7 5 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (8.33%) Web Development
8 4 (6.67%) Change Management
8 4 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (5.00%) Business Continuity
9 3 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (5.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 28 (46.67%) SQL
2 16 (26.67%) C#
3 12 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 10 (16.67%) PowerShell
5 9 (15.00%) Python
6 8 (13.33%) JavaScript
7 7 (11.67%) Bash Shell
8 5 (8.33%) PHP
9 4 (6.67%) Java
10 3 (5.00%) Shell Script
11 2 (3.33%) C++
11 2 (3.33%) Perl
12 1 (1.67%) C
12 1 (1.67%) Go
12 1 (1.67%) Jython
12 1 (1.67%) Kotlin
12 1 (1.67%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 6 (10.00%) Degree
2 5 (8.33%) AWS Certification
3 2 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (3.33%) MCSA
3 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.67%) SLA
2 2 (3.33%) COBIT
3 1 (1.67%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (33.33%) Docker
2 8 (13.33%) Virtual Servers
3 5 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 12 (20.00%) Terraform
2 8 (13.33%) Ansible
3 5 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (8.33%) Puppet
4 4 (6.67%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.67%) Consul
5 1 (1.67%) Grafana
5 1 (1.67%) Graphite
5 1 (1.67%) Packer
5 1 (1.67%) Prometheus
5 1 (1.67%) QRadar
5 1 (1.67%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (1.67%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.67%) vCenter Server
5 1 (1.67%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 12 (20.00%) Atlassian
2 6 (10.00%) VMware
3 5 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.00%) NVIDIA
4 3 (5.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (5.00%) SonicWALL
5 2 (3.33%) Nasuni
6 1 (1.67%) BMC
6 1 (1.67%) Cisco
6 1 (1.67%) Citrix
6 1 (1.67%) Dynatrace
6 1 (1.67%) IBM
6 1 (1.67%) LogRhythm
6 1 (1.67%) Meridio
6 1 (1.67%) Novell
6 1 (1.67%) Remedy
6 1 (1.67%) Splunk