Period
to 25 May 2018

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 25 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
England > North East
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 40 38
Rank change year-on-year +4 -2 -4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 123 70 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 7.02% 5.65% 6.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.96% 27.34% 31.77%
Number of salaries quoted 106 58 76
North East median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +4.48% -4.29%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,250 £19,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £48,250 £48,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.56% +2.63%

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 324 256 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 18.49% 20.66% 20.98%
Number of salaries quoted 277 233 239
North East median annual salary £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -7.69% -7.14%
10th Percentile £20,788 £21,250 £20,950
90th Percentile £57,250 £43,310 £49,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +1.12% +4.71%

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 25 May 2018.

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 25 May 2018. 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 -8 80 £35,000 - 30
Durham +26 29 £37,500 +7.14% 3
Linux
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 2018, 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 60 (48.78%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (45.53%) DevOps
3 42 (34.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 38 (30.89%) Windows
5 32 (26.02%) Configuration Management
6 30 (24.39%) SQL
7 28 (22.76%) NoSQL
8 27 (21.95%) JavaScript
9 25 (20.33%) Agile Software Development
9 25 (20.33%) Puppet
10 24 (19.51%) Opscode Chef
11 23 (18.70%) Python
12 22 (17.89%) Web Services
13 20 (16.26%) ITIL
13 20 (16.26%) SSL
13 20 (16.26%) MongoDB
14 19 (15.45%) Windows Server
14 19 (15.45%) PHP
15 18 (14.63%) Java
15 18 (14.63%) Ansible
16 17 (13.82%) Jenkins
16 17 (13.82%) Degree
17 16 (13.01%) HTML
17 16 (13.01%) MySQL
17 16 (13.01%) Business Intelligence
17 16 (13.01%) Finance
18 15 (12.20%) Bash Shell
18 15 (12.20%) Git (software)
18 15 (12.20%) RESTful
18 15 (12.20%) Manufacturing

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 11 (8.94%) nginx
2 7 (5.69%) Confluence
3 6 (4.88%) Apache Solr
3 6 (4.88%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (4.07%) Apache
5 2 (1.63%) IIS
6 1 (0.81%) JBoss
6 1 (0.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.81%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.81%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.81%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.63%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 60 (48.78%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (34.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (8.13%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (4.88%) SaaS
5 5 (4.07%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (3.25%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (2.44%) Amazon S3
7 3 (2.44%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 3 (2.44%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (2.44%) Datadog
7 3 (2.44%) Serverless
8 2 (1.63%) NuGet
9 1 (0.81%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 20 (16.26%) SSL
2 9 (7.32%) Firewall
3 8 (6.50%) DNS
4 7 (5.69%) SMS
5 6 (4.88%) Internet
5 6 (4.88%) LAN
6 5 (4.07%) Value-Added Service
6 5 (4.07%) WAN
7 4 (3.25%) TCP/IP
8 3 (2.44%) HTTP
8 3 (2.44%) PBX
8 3 (2.44%) VoIP
9 2 (1.63%) DHCP
9 2 (1.63%) Wireless
10 1 (0.81%) BGP
10 1 (0.81%) IPsec
10 1 (0.81%) Reverse Proxy
10 1 (0.81%) SAN
10 1 (0.81%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (22.76%) NoSQL
2 20 (16.26%) MongoDB
3 16 (13.01%) MySQL
4 7 (5.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 6 (4.88%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (4.88%) SQL Server
6 5 (4.07%) Amazon Redshift
7 4 (3.25%) Oracle Database
7 4 (3.25%) RavenDB
8 2 (1.63%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.81%) Power BI
9 1 (0.81%) Redis
9 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.81%) TokuMX
Development Applications
1 17 (13.82%) Jenkins
2 15 (12.20%) Git (software)
2 15 (12.20%) JIRA
3 13 (10.57%) Bitbucket
4 10 (8.13%) TeamCity
5 8 (6.50%) Visual Studio
6 5 (4.07%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (3.25%) Qt Creator
8 3 (2.44%) JUnit
8 3 (2.44%) Subversion
9 2 (1.63%) Appium
9 2 (1.63%) Artifactory
9 2 (1.63%) JMeter
9 2 (1.63%) Maven
9 2 (1.63%) Selenium
9 2 (1.63%) TestNG
10 1 (0.81%) gulp
10 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.81%) Vagrant
General
1 16 (13.01%) Finance
2 15 (12.20%) Manufacturing
3 14 (11.38%) Banking
3 14 (11.38%) Electronics
4 13 (10.57%) Telecoms
5 12 (9.76%) Games
6 10 (8.13%) Automotive
6 10 (8.13%) Marketing
7 2 (1.63%) Advertising
8 1 (0.81%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (36.59%) DevOps Engineer
2 19 (15.45%) Linux Engineer
3 16 (13.01%) AWS Engineer
3 16 (13.01%) Cloud Engineer
4 14 (11.38%) AWS DevOps
4 14 (11.38%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 14 (11.38%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 14 (11.38%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 14 (11.38%) Technical Support
5 12 (9.76%) Azure DevOps
5 12 (9.76%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 12 (9.76%) Azure Engineer
6 11 (8.94%) Analyst
6 11 (8.94%) Developer
6 11 (8.94%) Junior
7 10 (8.13%) Support Analyst
8 8 (6.50%) Applications Support
8 8 (6.50%) Software Engineer
8 8 (6.50%) Technical Analyst
8 8 (6.50%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (17.89%) Web Services
2 16 (13.01%) HTML
3 15 (12.20%) CSS
3 15 (12.20%) RESTful
4 13 (10.57%) HTML5
4 13 (10.57%) Node.js
5 12 (9.76%) CherryPy
5 12 (9.76%) Middleware
6 8 (6.50%) .NET
7 7 (5.69%) JSON
8 5 (4.07%) LAMP
8 5 (4.07%) REST
8 5 (4.07%) SOAP
9 4 (3.25%) Django
9 4 (3.25%) QML
9 4 (3.25%) Qt
10 3 (2.44%) .NET Framework
10 3 (2.44%) jQuery
10 3 (2.44%) RabbitMQ
11 2 (1.63%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.76%) Computer Science
2 6 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.07%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.25%) Arduino
4 4 (3.25%) Digital Media
4 4 (3.25%) Life Science
4 4 (3.25%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (3.25%) Online Games
4 4 (3.25%) User Experience
5 3 (2.44%) IBM Mainframe
5 3 (2.44%) Mainframe
5 3 (2.44%) NHS
6 2 (1.63%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.81%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (0.81%) Clustering
7 1 (0.81%) CMDB
7 1 (0.81%) Fintech
7 1 (0.81%) Online Gambling
7 1 (0.81%) Social Media
7 1 (0.81%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 38 (30.89%) Windows
2 19 (15.45%) Windows Server
3 10 (8.13%) Ubuntu
4 9 (7.32%) Debian
5 8 (6.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (6.50%) Unix
6 4 (3.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.44%) CentOS
8 2 (1.63%) Solaris
9 1 (0.81%) Fedora
9 1 (0.81%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (45.53%) DevOps
2 32 (26.02%) Configuration Management
3 25 (20.33%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (16.26%) ITIL
5 16 (13.01%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (11.38%) Continuous Delivery
6 14 (11.38%) Continuous Improvement
6 14 (11.38%) High Availability
7 11 (8.94%) Change Management
7 11 (8.94%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (8.94%) Identity Access Management
7 11 (8.94%) Problem-Solving
8 10 (8.13%) Digital Marketing
8 10 (8.13%) Programme Management
8 10 (8.13%) Project Planning
9 9 (7.32%) Deployment Automation
10 8 (6.50%) Collaborative Working
11 7 (5.69%) Scrum
11 7 (5.69%) Software Engineering
12 6 (4.88%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (24.39%) SQL
2 27 (21.95%) JavaScript
3 23 (18.70%) Python
4 19 (15.45%) PHP
5 18 (14.63%) Java
6 15 (12.20%) Bash Shell
7 14 (11.38%) C++
8 11 (8.94%) PowerShell
8 11 (8.94%) Shell Script
9 10 (8.13%) Ruby
10 9 (7.32%) C#
11 8 (6.50%) C
11 8 (6.50%) Perl
12 2 (1.63%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.81%) Go
13 1 (0.81%) Korn
13 1 (0.81%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.81%) Scala
13 1 (0.81%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (13.82%) Degree
2 6 (4.88%) AWS Certification
3 5 (4.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (4.07%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.07%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.44%) MCSE
4 3 (2.44%) OCP
4 3 (2.44%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (1.63%) CCNA
5 2 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.63%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.63%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (3.25%) ISO 13485
2 4 (3.25%) SLA
3 2 (1.63%) GDPR
3 2 (1.63%) ISO 31000
3 2 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.63%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.81%) GCP
4 1 (0.81%) QA
System Software
1 10 (8.13%) Docker
2 9 (7.32%) Active Directory
3 6 (4.88%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 5 (4.07%) Hyper-V
5 4 (3.25%) Firmware
6 1 (0.81%) Gluster
6 1 (0.81%) LXC
6 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.81%) NFS
6 1 (0.81%) Postfix
6 1 (0.81%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.81%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.81%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 25 (20.33%) Puppet
2 24 (19.51%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (14.63%) Ansible
4 14 (11.38%) HAProxy
5 13 (10.57%) Terraform
6 9 (7.32%) Kubernetes
7 8 (6.50%) Packer
8 6 (4.88%) Cobbler
9 5 (4.07%) Nagios
10 2 (1.63%) QRadar
10 2 (1.63%) Salt
11 1 (0.81%) Control-M
11 1 (0.81%) Graphite
11 1 (0.81%) Graylog
11 1 (0.81%) Icinga
11 1 (0.81%) logstash
11 1 (0.81%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 1 (0.81%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 15 (12.20%) SAP
2 13 (10.57%) Microsoft
3 12 (9.76%) VMware
4 11 (8.94%) Oracle
4 11 (8.94%) Red Hat
5 9 (7.32%) Google
6 8 (6.50%) Cisco
7 6 (4.88%) Capita
7 6 (4.88%) Splunk
8 5 (4.07%) New Relic
9 4 (3.25%) Atmel
9 4 (3.25%) Citrix
9 4 (3.25%) IBM
9 4 (3.25%) Symantec
10 2 (1.63%) Avaya
10 2 (1.63%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.63%) Juniper
10 2 (1.63%) McAfee
10 2 (1.63%) Micro Focus
10 2 (1.63%) Mitel