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 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
England > North East
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 30 26
Rank change year-on-year -6 -4  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 32 65 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 5.71% 7.97% 9.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 31.07% 33.16% 42.94%
Number of salaries quoted 26 60 70
North East median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +26.98%  
10th Percentile £27,500 £22,413 £22,450
90th Percentile £44,250 £48,000 £45,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.16%  

Linux is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Operating System Skills
North East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 103 196 177
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 18.39% 24.02% 22.63%
Number of salaries quoted 188 486 384
North East median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +16.66%  
10th Percentile £23,800 £23,688 £21,250
90th Percentile £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Linux as a percentage 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

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

Salary trend for Linux in the North East

Linux
Salary Histogram in the North East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in the North East over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

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 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear 0 25 £35,000 -12.50% 28
Durham -11 5 £38,500 +37.50% 1
Linux
England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 North East region with a requirement for Linux.

1 31 (43.06%) Windows
2 29 (40.28%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (34.72%) SQL
3 25 (34.72%) Windows Server
4 23 (31.94%) JavaScript
4 23 (31.94%) Microsoft Azure
5 22 (30.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (30.56%) MySQL
6 21 (29.17%) CSS
6 21 (29.17%) HTML
6 21 (29.17%) Active Directory
6 21 (29.17%) HTML5
7 20 (27.78%) PHP
7 20 (27.78%) DevOps
8 18 (25.00%) Degree
9 16 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (22.22%) Microsoft
9 16 (22.22%) Python
10 15 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (19.44%) Web Services
11 14 (19.44%) Puppet
11 14 (19.44%) Node.js
12 13 (18.06%) Git (software)
13 12 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (16.67%) nginx
13 12 (16.67%) Java
13 12 (16.67%) DNS
13 12 (16.67%) VMware
13 12 (16.67%) Configuration Management
14 11 (15.28%) Firewall

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 (16.67%) nginx
2 7 (9.72%) Apache
2 7 (9.72%) MS Exchange
3 5 (6.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.78%) JBoss
5 1 (1.39%) Confluence
5 1 (1.39%) iPlanet
5 1 (1.39%) Liferay
5 1 (1.39%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.39%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (1.39%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.39%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (5.56%) Abaqus
2 1 (1.39%) AutoCAD
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.39%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (1.39%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 29 (40.28%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (31.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (12.50%) Office 365
4 6 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (8.33%) Amazon S3
5 5 (6.94%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (6.94%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (6.94%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (6.94%) Route 53
5 5 (6.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 4 (5.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 4 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (4.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 3 (4.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 3 (4.17%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (4.17%) PaaS
8 2 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.67%) DNS
2 11 (15.28%) Firewall
2 11 (15.28%) TCP/IP
3 9 (12.50%) SAN
4 7 (9.72%) DHCP
4 7 (9.72%) SMTP
5 5 (6.94%) DMZ
5 5 (6.94%) VLAN
6 4 (5.56%) Fibre Channel
6 4 (5.56%) iSCSI
6 4 (5.56%) SSL
7 3 (4.17%) VPN
8 1 (1.39%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.39%) IPv4
8 1 (1.39%) RS-232
8 1 (1.39%) RS-485
8 1 (1.39%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (30.56%) MySQL
2 10 (13.89%) Amazon RDS
2 10 (13.89%) MongoDB
2 10 (13.89%) SQL Server
3 9 (12.50%) NoSQL
3 9 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (9.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 4 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (4.17%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.39%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 13 (18.06%) Git (software)
2 9 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 5 (6.94%) JIRA
3 5 (6.94%) Subversion
4 4 (5.56%) Selenium
5 2 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (2.78%) Bitbucket
5 2 (2.78%) CircleCI
5 2 (2.78%) Ranorex
5 2 (2.78%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.39%) GitLab
6 1 (1.39%) JUnit
6 1 (1.39%) LabVIEW
6 1 (1.39%) Maven
6 1 (1.39%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.39%) SonarQube
6 1 (1.39%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (1.39%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.39%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (11.11%) Automotive
2 4 (5.56%) Marketing
3 3 (4.17%) Advertising
4 1 (1.39%) Back Office
4 1 (1.39%) Electronics
4 1 (1.39%) Law
4 1 (1.39%) Legal
4 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (25.00%) Developer
2 14 (19.44%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
3 9 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
4 7 (9.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (9.72%) Windows Engineer
4 7 (9.72%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (8.33%) Java Developer
5 6 (8.33%) PHP Developer
6 5 (6.94%) Administrator
6 5 (6.94%) AWS Engineer
6 5 (6.94%) Azure Engineer
6 5 (6.94%) Exchange Engineer
6 5 (6.94%) Web Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
7 4 (5.56%) QA Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) Software Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) C++ Developer
8 3 (4.17%) Junior
8 3 (4.17%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (29.17%) CSS
1 21 (29.17%) HTML
1 21 (29.17%) HTML5
2 14 (19.44%) Node.js
2 14 (19.44%) Web Services
3 9 (12.50%) CherryPy
3 9 (12.50%) jQuery
4 7 (9.72%) REST
5 6 (8.33%) AngularJS
5 6 (8.33%) JSON
5 6 (8.33%) React
5 6 (8.33%) XML
6 5 (6.94%) Django
6 5 (6.94%) LAMP
6 5 (6.94%) Laravel
6 5 (6.94%) WAP
7 4 (5.56%) Apache Cordova
7 4 (5.56%) HTML5 Canvas
7 4 (5.56%) Qt
7 4 (5.56%) SQLAlchemy
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.11%) Clustering
2 7 (9.72%) Replication
3 5 (6.94%) Driving Licence
3 5 (6.94%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.56%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.17%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.78%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.78%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.39%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.39%) EMC VNX
7 1 (1.39%) iPad
7 1 (1.39%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.39%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 31 (43.06%) Windows
2 25 (34.72%) Windows Server
3 22 (30.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (15.28%) Ubuntu
6 10 (13.89%) CentOS
7 6 (8.33%) Debian
7 6 (8.33%) Unix
8 3 (4.17%) Solaris
9 2 (2.78%) AIX
9 2 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.39%) Android
10 1 (1.39%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.39%) HPUX
10 1 (1.39%) SUSE
10 1 (1.39%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.39%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (27.78%) DevOps
2 15 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 12 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (13.89%) Presales
5 8 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 7 (9.72%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 7 (9.72%) Malware Detection/Protection
6 7 (9.72%) MVC
6 7 (9.72%) OOP
6 7 (9.72%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (8.33%) ITIL
7 6 (8.33%) OO
7 6 (8.33%) Regression Testing
7 6 (8.33%) Test Automation
8 5 (6.94%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (6.94%) Open Source
8 5 (6.94%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (6.94%) Scrum
9 4 (5.56%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (34.72%) SQL
2 23 (31.94%) JavaScript
3 20 (27.78%) PHP
4 16 (22.22%) Python
5 12 (16.67%) Java
6 8 (11.11%) Bash Shell
7 6 (8.33%) C++
8 4 (5.56%) MATLAB
8 4 (5.56%) PowerShell
9 3 (4.17%) Clojure
9 3 (4.17%) Perl
9 3 (4.17%) Ruby
9 3 (4.17%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.78%) Go
11 1 (1.39%) C
11 1 (1.39%) C#
11 1 (1.39%) C-shell
11 1 (1.39%) Korn
11 1 (1.39%) Scala
Qualifications
1 18 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (2.78%) AWS Certification
2 2 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.39%) PhD
3 1 (1.39%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.94%) QA
2 1 (1.39%) ISO 9000
2 1 (1.39%) MISRA
System Software
1 21 (29.17%) Active Directory
2 11 (15.28%) Hyper-V
3 9 (12.50%) Docker
3 9 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (9.72%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.39%) etcd
5 1 (1.39%) Firmware
5 1 (1.39%) flannel
5 1 (1.39%) KVM
5 1 (1.39%) PowerHA
5 1 (1.39%) Shibboleth
5 1 (1.39%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (1.39%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (19.44%) Puppet
2 9 (12.50%) Ansible
3 7 (9.72%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (6.94%) Backup Exec
4 5 (6.94%) HAProxy
5 4 (5.56%) Linux-HA
6 2 (2.78%) Terraform
7 1 (1.39%) Consul
7 1 (1.39%) cPanel
7 1 (1.39%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (1.39%) Kubernetes
7 1 (1.39%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (1.39%) Salt
7 1 (1.39%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 16 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 12 (16.67%) VMware
3 10 (13.89%) Citrix
4 8 (11.11%) Cisco
5 5 (6.94%) arcserve
5 5 (6.94%) Google
5 5 (6.94%) Red Hat
5 5 (6.94%) Sophos
5 5 (6.94%) Symantec
6 4 (5.56%) Intel
7 3 (4.17%) Oracle
7 3 (4.17%) Zend
8 2 (2.78%) Atlassian
9 1 (1.39%) Barracuda Networks
9 1 (1.39%) EMC
9 1 (1.39%) Informatica
9 1 (1.39%) NetApp
9 1 (1.39%) PlateSpin
9 1 (1.39%) Sun
9 1 (1.39%) Veritas
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