Period
to 23 September 2017

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 23 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
England > North East
6 months to
23 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 24 34
Rank change year-on-year -4 +10 -15
Permanent jobs citing Linux 78 135 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 6.87% 8.88% 7.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 31.71% 37.09% 38.66%
Number of salaries quoted 60 121 108
North East median annual salary £39,513 £40,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.22% +15.94% -
10th Percentile £28,625 £22,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,600 £50,000 £45,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 246 364 313
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 21.65% 23.95% 20.31%
Number of salaries quoted 212 318 266
North East median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.69% -
10th Percentile £20,250 £21,250 £22,175
90th Percentile £51,703 £47,150 £50,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 6 months to 23 September 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 6 months to 23 September 2017. 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 +5 66 £39,513 -2.44% 5
Durham -22 10 £40,000 +26.98% 1
Linux
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 39 (50.00%) Degree
2 38 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (30.77%) SQL
4 23 (29.49%) Oracle
4 23 (29.49%) JavaScript
4 23 (29.49%) Windows
5 21 (26.92%) Oracle RAC
6 20 (25.64%) Computer Science
6 20 (25.64%) Security Cleared
7 19 (24.36%) Oracle Database
8 18 (23.08%) Oracle Database 12c
8 18 (23.08%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 18 (23.08%) Data Guard
8 18 (23.08%) Oracle Linux
8 18 (23.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 17 (21.79%) Java
9 17 (21.79%) Amazon AWS
9 17 (21.79%) Mentoring
10 16 (20.51%) DevOps
10 16 (20.51%) Computer Science Degree
10 16 (20.51%) Software Engineering
10 16 (20.51%) HTML
10 16 (20.51%) CSS
11 15 (19.23%) HTML5
12 14 (17.95%) PHP
12 14 (17.95%) Virtual Machines
13 13 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
13 13 (16.67%) Web Services
13 13 (16.67%) Python
14 12 (15.38%) Oracle Certification

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 9 (11.54%) nginx
2 7 (8.97%) Apache
3 5 (6.41%) JBoss
4 4 (5.13%) iPlanet
4 4 (5.13%) Tomcat
4 4 (5.13%) WebLogic
5 3 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (3.85%) MQSeries
5 3 (3.85%) OpenStack
5 3 (3.85%) Oracle Application Server
5 3 (3.85%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.85%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (1.28%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (2.56%) Abaqus
Business Applications
1 4 (5.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 17 (21.79%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.13%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.56%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.56%) SaaS
5 1 (1.28%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.28%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (1.28%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.82%) TCP/IP
2 7 (8.97%) SAN
3 4 (5.13%) Firewall
3 4 (5.13%) iSCSI
3 4 (5.13%) SSL
3 4 (5.13%) VLAN
3 4 (5.13%) WAN
4 3 (3.85%) DHCP
4 3 (3.85%) DNS
4 3 (3.85%) LDAP
4 3 (3.85%) NAS
4 3 (3.85%) SMS
5 2 (2.56%) Asterisk PBX
5 2 (2.56%) FCoE
5 2 (2.56%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (2.56%) FTP
5 2 (2.56%) LAN
5 2 (2.56%) SSH
5 2 (2.56%) Telnet
5 2 (2.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (24.36%) Oracle Database
2 18 (23.08%) Oracle Database 12c
3 10 (12.82%) MongoDB
3 10 (12.82%) MySQL
4 7 (8.97%) NoSQL
5 6 (7.69%) RDBMS
5 6 (7.69%) Relational Database
6 5 (6.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.28%) Big Data
8 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.28%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (11.54%) Git (software)
2 8 (10.26%) Jenkins
3 6 (7.69%) Selenium
4 5 (6.41%) JIRA
5 3 (3.85%) Maven
5 3 (3.85%) Subversion
6 2 (2.56%) Bitbucket
6 2 (2.56%) CircleCI
6 2 (2.56%) Ranorex
6 2 (2.56%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.28%) GoogleTest
7 1 (1.28%) SonarQube
General
1 6 (7.69%) Automotive
2 5 (6.41%) Games
3 2 (2.56%) Advertising
3 2 (2.56%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.28%) Back Office
4 1 (1.28%) Electronics
4 1 (1.28%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (23.08%) DBA
1 18 (23.08%) Developer
1 18 (23.08%) Oracle DBA
2 12 (15.38%) Software Engineer
3 7 (8.97%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (8.97%) Java Developer
4 6 (7.69%) DBA Manager
4 6 (7.69%) ITIL Manager
4 6 (7.69%) Linux Support
4 6 (7.69%) Senior DBA
4 6 (7.69%) Senior Oracle DBA
4 6 (7.69%) Technical Manager
5 5 (6.41%) AWS Engineer
5 5 (6.41%) C++ Software Engineer
5 5 (6.41%) Java Software Developer
5 5 (6.41%) Senior Developer
6 4 (5.13%) Azure Engineer
6 4 (5.13%) Cloud Engineer
6 4 (5.13%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (5.13%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (23.08%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 16 (20.51%) CSS
2 16 (20.51%) HTML
3 15 (19.23%) HTML5
4 13 (16.67%) Web Services
5 10 (12.82%) Node.js
6 7 (8.97%) CherryPy
7 6 (7.69%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 5 (6.41%) .NET
8 5 (6.41%) AngularJS
8 5 (6.41%) Apache Cordova
8 5 (6.41%) HTML5 Canvas
8 5 (6.41%) jQuery
9 4 (5.13%) J2EE
9 4 (5.13%) JSON
9 4 (5.13%) REST
9 4 (5.13%) STL
9 4 (5.13%) XML
10 3 (3.85%) Laravel
10 3 (3.85%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 20 (25.64%) Computer Science
2 6 (7.69%) Virtual Team
3 5 (6.41%) Data Centre
3 5 (6.41%) Mobile App
4 4 (5.13%) Clustering
4 4 (5.13%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.56%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.56%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.56%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (2.56%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (2.56%) Grid Computing
7 1 (1.28%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (1.28%) Arduino
7 1 (1.28%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.28%) EMC VNX
7 1 (1.28%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.28%) Life Science
7 1 (1.28%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 23 (29.49%) Windows
2 18 (23.08%) Oracle Linux
3 11 (14.10%) Windows Server
4 8 (10.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (7.69%) Unix
6 5 (6.41%) AIX
6 5 (6.41%) Solaris
7 4 (5.13%) CentOS
7 4 (5.13%) Debian
7 4 (5.13%) HPUX
7 4 (5.13%) SUSE
7 4 (5.13%) Ubuntu
8 3 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (21.79%) Mentoring
3 16 (20.51%) DevOps
3 16 (20.51%) Software Engineering
4 13 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
5 10 (12.82%) ITIL
6 9 (11.54%) OO
6 9 (11.54%) Scrum
6 9 (11.54%) Test Automation
7 8 (10.26%) Configuration Management
7 8 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (7.69%) Performance Management
8 6 (7.69%) Project Management
8 6 (7.69%) Project Planning
8 6 (7.69%) Regression Testing
8 6 (7.69%) TDD
9 5 (6.41%) Functional Testing
9 5 (6.41%) High Availability
9 5 (6.41%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 24 (30.77%) SQL
2 23 (29.49%) JavaScript
3 17 (21.79%) Java
4 14 (17.95%) PHP
5 13 (16.67%) Python
6 11 (14.10%) C++
7 5 (6.41%) Bash Shell
7 5 (6.41%) C#
7 5 (6.41%) Shell Script
8 4 (5.13%) Perl
9 3 (3.85%) C-shell
9 3 (3.85%) Korn
10 2 (2.56%) Clojure
10 2 (2.56%) MATLAB
10 2 (2.56%) Ruby
11 1 (1.28%) Embedded C
11 1 (1.28%) Go
11 1 (1.28%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.28%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 39 (50.00%) Degree
2 20 (25.64%) Security Cleared
3 16 (20.51%) Computer Science Degree
4 12 (15.38%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (2.56%) PhD
5 2 (2.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.13%) QA
2 1 (1.28%) Actionable Recommendations
2 1 (1.28%) MISRA
System Software
1 21 (26.92%) Oracle RAC
2 14 (17.95%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (7.69%) Docker
4 5 (6.41%) Active Directory
4 5 (6.41%) Hyper-V
4 5 (6.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (5.13%) KVM
5 4 (5.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (2.56%) Samba
7 1 (1.28%) etcd
7 1 (1.28%) Firmware
7 1 (1.28%) flannel
7 1 (1.28%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 18 (23.08%) Data Guard
1 18 (23.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 12 (15.38%) NetBackup
3 7 (8.97%) Puppet
4 5 (6.41%) HAProxy
5 4 (5.13%) Ansible
5 4 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (3.85%) OpenView
6 3 (3.85%) Terraform
7 2 (2.56%) Kubernetes
7 2 (2.56%) Linux-HA
8 1 (1.28%) Consul
8 1 (1.28%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (1.28%) Salt
8 1 (1.28%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 23 (29.49%) Oracle
2 7 (8.97%) Red Hat
2 7 (8.97%) VMware
3 6 (7.69%) Cisco
4 5 (6.41%) HP
4 5 (6.41%) Microsoft
5 4 (5.13%) Google
5 4 (5.13%) PlateSpin
5 4 (5.13%) Sun
5 4 (5.13%) Veritas
6 3 (3.85%) Cognos
6 3 (3.85%) F5
6 3 (3.85%) Opsware
6 3 (3.85%) Zend
7 2 (2.56%) Atlassian
7 2 (2.56%) Dell
7 2 (2.56%) Intel
7 2 (2.56%) Xamarin
8 1 (1.28%) EnterpriseDB
8 1 (1.28%) SaltStack