Period
to 21 October 2021

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 21 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
England > North East
6 months to
21 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 11 30 19
Rank change year-on-year +19 -11 +4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 175 49 109
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 14.15% 7.01% 9.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 54.52% 31.01% 49.55%
Number of salaries quoted 150 38 72
10th Percentile £31,250 £34,250 £32,307
25th Percentile £35,509 £40,563 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £49,000 £50,000 £45,762
Median % change year-on-year -2.00% +9.26% +1.69%
75th Percentile £61,250 £62,188 £56,375
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £69,529
England median annual salary £59,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +7.27% - -

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 321 158 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 25.95% 22.60% 19.73%
Number of salaries quoted 286 141 156
10th Percentile £23,500 £22,125 £21,250
25th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £26,961
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -3.23%
75th Percentile £56,250 £52,500 £52,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +8.70% -3.16%

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 21 October 2021.

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 21 October 2021. 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 +12 161 £49,000 -2.00% 38
Durham +3 11 £27,000 -34.94% 5
Linux
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2021, 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.

1 113 (64.57%) AWS
2 107 (61.14%) Agile Software Development
3 101 (57.71%) DevOps
4 71 (40.57%) Azure
5 64 (36.57%) Git (software)
6 59 (33.71%) SQL
7 57 (32.57%) Java
8 55 (31.43%) Software Engineering
9 54 (30.86%) Microservices
9 54 (30.86%) Jenkins
10 53 (30.29%) OOP
11 49 (28.00%) OO
12 47 (26.86%) Docker
12 47 (26.86%) Kubernetes
13 45 (25.71%) Oracle
14 43 (24.57%) Spring
15 42 (24.00%) Maven
15 42 (24.00%) Spring Boot
15 42 (24.00%) NoSQL
16 41 (23.43%) RESTful
16 41 (23.43%) JUnit
16 41 (23.43%) Terraform
17 34 (19.43%) Microsoft
18 33 (18.86%) Windows
18 33 (18.86%) Puppet
19 32 (18.29%) Continuous Integration
19 32 (18.29%) MySQL
19 32 (18.29%) Scrum
20 31 (17.71%) JavaScript
21 30 (17.14%) Opscode Chef

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 6 (3.43%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.14%) JBoss
2 2 (1.14%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.14%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.14%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.57%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 3 (1.71%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.57%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 113 (64.57%) AWS
2 71 (40.57%) Azure
3 30 (17.14%) AWS CloudFormation
4 10 (5.71%) Microsoft 365
5 9 (5.14%) IaaS
5 9 (5.14%) PaaS
6 7 (4.00%) SaaS
7 6 (3.43%) GCP
7 6 (3.43%) Google Ads
8 5 (2.86%) Serverless
9 3 (1.71%) Azure Sentinel
10 2 (1.14%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (1.14%) OneDrive
10 2 (1.14%) Power Automate
10 2 (1.14%) Power Platform
10 2 (1.14%) PowerApps
11 1 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.57%) Amazon Kinesis
11 1 (0.57%) GitHub
11 1 (0.57%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.86%) Firewall
1 12 (6.86%) TCP/IP
2 8 (4.57%) VPN
3 7 (4.00%) DNS
3 7 (4.00%) Internet
4 6 (3.43%) SSH
4 6 (3.43%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (2.86%) DHCP
5 5 (2.86%) IPv4
5 5 (2.86%) IPv6
6 4 (2.29%) SAN
7 3 (1.71%) BGP
7 3 (1.71%) Ethernet
7 3 (1.71%) OSPF
8 2 (1.14%) Intranet
8 2 (1.14%) LAN
8 2 (1.14%) Skype
8 2 (1.14%) VoIP
8 2 (1.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (24.00%) NoSQL
2 32 (18.29%) MySQL
3 7 (4.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (3.43%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.14%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.57%) Big Data
6 1 (0.57%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.57%) DB2
6 1 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.57%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.57%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 64 (36.57%) Git (software)
2 54 (30.86%) Jenkins
3 42 (24.00%) Maven
4 41 (23.43%) JUnit
5 12 (6.86%) GitLab
6 8 (4.57%) Mercurial
7 7 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (3.43%) CircleCI
9 5 (2.86%) JIRA
10 2 (1.14%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.57%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 12 (6.86%) Finance
1 12 (6.86%) Social Skills
2 7 (4.00%) Organisational Skills
3 6 (3.43%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.86%) Banking
4 5 (2.86%) Games
4 5 (2.86%) Influencing Skills
4 5 (2.86%) Legal
5 3 (1.71%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.14%) Public Sector
7 1 (0.57%) Law
7 1 (0.57%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 59 (33.71%) Developer
2 53 (30.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 35 (20.00%) AWS Engineer
4 32 (18.29%) AWS DevOps
5 31 (17.71%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 26 (14.86%) PHP Developer
7 23 (13.14%) Senior Developer
8 22 (12.57%) Java Developer
8 22 (12.57%) Senior Java Developer
9 20 (11.43%) Software Engineer
10 19 (10.86%) Java Engineer
10 19 (10.86%) Java Software Engineer
11 16 (9.14%) Linux Engineer
12 10 (5.71%) Support Engineer
13 9 (5.14%) Platform Engineer
13 9 (5.14%) Senior DevOps
13 9 (5.14%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 8 (4.57%) Azure Engineer
15 7 (4.00%) Azure DevOps Engineer
15 7 (4.00%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (24.57%) Spring
2 42 (24.00%) Spring Boot
3 41 (23.43%) RESTful
4 28 (16.00%) Web Services
5 20 (11.43%) jQuery
5 20 (11.43%) Symfony
6 14 (8.00%) Doctrine
6 14 (8.00%) Laravel
6 14 (8.00%) Zend Framework
7 12 (6.86%) REST
8 9 (5.14%) ARM Templates
9 7 (4.00%) AngularJS
9 7 (4.00%) Node.js
9 7 (4.00%) React
10 6 (3.43%) .NET
10 6 (3.43%) .NET Core
10 6 (3.43%) CSS
10 6 (3.43%) Kafka
11 5 (2.86%) Middleware
11 5 (2.86%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.86%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (6.29%) Public Cloud
3 5 (2.86%) Cloud Native
3 5 (2.86%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (2.29%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.71%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.14%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.57%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.57%) User Experience
7 1 (0.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 33 (18.86%) Windows
2 19 (10.86%) Debian
3 18 (10.29%) Unix
4 14 (8.00%) Ubuntu
5 7 (4.00%) CentOS
5 7 (4.00%) Windows Server
6 6 (3.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.71%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (1.14%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (61.14%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (57.71%) DevOps
3 55 (31.43%) Software Engineering
4 54 (30.86%) Microservices
5 53 (30.29%) OOP
6 49 (28.00%) OO
7 32 (18.29%) Continuous Integration
7 32 (18.29%) Scrum
8 25 (14.29%) Deployment Automation
9 20 (11.43%) Migration
9 20 (11.43%) MVC
10 18 (10.29%) Infrastructure as Code
11 17 (9.71%) Test Automation
12 14 (8.00%) OO PHP
13 13 (7.43%) Configuration Management
14 9 (5.14%) Data Security
14 9 (5.14%) Load Balancing
15 7 (4.00%) Data Analysis
15 7 (4.00%) Information Security
16 6 (3.43%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (33.71%) SQL
2 57 (32.57%) Java
3 31 (17.71%) JavaScript
4 28 (16.00%) PHP
5 23 (13.14%) Python
6 19 (10.86%) PowerShell
7 18 (10.29%) Bash Shell
8 10 (5.71%) C
8 10 (5.71%) Go
9 8 (4.57%) C#
9 8 (4.57%) C++
9 8 (4.57%) Perl
10 6 (3.43%) T-SQL
10 6 (3.43%) VB.NET
11 5 (2.86%) Java 8
11 5 (2.86%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.71%) Ruby
13 2 (1.14%) C-shell
13 2 (1.14%) Jython
13 2 (1.14%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (5.71%) SC Cleared
1 10 (5.71%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.29%) Degree
3 2 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.57%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.57%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (26.86%) Docker
2 9 (5.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (4.57%) Active Directory
4 4 (2.29%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.14%) Postfix
5 2 (1.14%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.57%) LXC
6 1 (0.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 47 (26.86%) Kubernetes
2 41 (23.43%) Terraform
3 33 (18.86%) Puppet
4 30 (17.14%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (8.00%) Ansible
6 6 (3.43%) CFEngine
7 5 (2.86%) Nagios
8 3 (1.71%) Proxmox
8 3 (1.71%) ZABBIX
9 2 (1.14%) Istio
9 2 (1.14%) Packer
9 2 (1.14%) WSUS
10 1 (0.57%) Consul
10 1 (0.57%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.57%) EnCase
10 1 (0.57%) FTK
10 1 (0.57%) Grafana
10 1 (0.57%) Graphite
10 1 (0.57%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 45 (25.71%) Oracle
2 34 (19.43%) Microsoft
3 20 (11.43%) Zend
4 11 (6.29%) VMware
5 6 (3.43%) Google
5 6 (3.43%) IBM
6 5 (2.86%) Atlassian
6 5 (2.86%) Pega
6 5 (2.86%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.71%) SaltStack
7 3 (1.71%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.57%) New Relic
8 1 (0.57%) Nimble Storage
8 1 (0.57%) SAP