Period
to 18 September 2019

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 18 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
England > North East
6 months to
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 20 28 34
Rank change year-on-year +8 +6 -6
Permanent jobs citing Linux 131 145 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 10.95% 9.70% 6.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 52.19% 52.35% 32.50%
Number of salaries quoted 78 123 60
North East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,513
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +7.56% -1.22%
10th Percentile £32,125 £26,900 £28,625
90th Percentile £67,176 £62,500 £61,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £54,241 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.40% +8.48% -

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 251 277 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 20.99% 18.53% 21.16%
Number of salaries quoted 162 239 206
North East median annual salary £39,044 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.12% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,000 £20,000
90th Percentile £60,587 £56,500 £51,502
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 18 September 2019.

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 18 September 2019. 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 -3 67 £46,741 +3.87% 19
Durham +19 64 £42,500 +13.33% 11
Linux
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2019, 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 63 (48.09%) Windows
2 57 (43.51%) Unix
3 55 (41.98%) Azure
4 47 (35.88%) SQL
4 47 (35.88%) Oracle
5 44 (33.59%) Microsoft
6 43 (32.82%) ITIL
7 38 (29.01%) AWS
8 33 (25.19%) DevOps
9 32 (24.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 32 (24.43%) SQL Server
10 30 (22.90%) Agile Software Development
10 30 (22.90%) Ansible
11 27 (20.61%) Puppet
11 27 (20.61%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 27 (20.61%) Python
12 26 (19.85%) Perl
12 26 (19.85%) CentOS
13 25 (19.08%) AIX
14 23 (17.56%) QA
15 22 (16.79%) Configuration Management
15 22 (16.79%) Solaris
16 21 (16.03%) Red Hat
17 20 (15.27%) VMware
18 19 (14.50%) Mentoring
19 18 (13.74%) Degree
19 18 (13.74%) Firewall
20 17 (12.98%) Computer Science
20 17 (12.98%) Coaching
21 16 (12.21%) Docker

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 (4.58%) Apache
1 6 (4.58%) IIS
2 3 (2.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (1.53%) nginx
3 2 (1.53%) OpenStack
3 2 (1.53%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.53%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.76%) CMS
4 1 (0.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (10.69%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.53%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.76%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.76%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (0.76%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (0.76%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (0.76%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 55 (41.98%) Azure
2 38 (29.01%) AWS
3 9 (6.87%) IaaS
3 9 (6.87%) PaaS
4 7 (5.34%) Office 365
5 6 (4.58%) GCP
6 4 (3.05%) SaaS
7 3 (2.29%) Serverless
8 2 (1.53%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (1.53%) Power Platform
9 1 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.76%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.76%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.76%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.76%) Azure Functions
9 1 (0.76%) Datadog
9 1 (0.76%) Route 53
9 1 (0.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (13.74%) Firewall
2 16 (12.21%) LAN
3 12 (9.16%) SAN
4 7 (5.34%) NAS
5 5 (3.82%) Network Security
6 4 (3.05%) SSL
6 4 (3.05%) WAN
7 3 (2.29%) Bluetooth
7 3 (2.29%) DHCP
7 3 (2.29%) DNS
7 3 (2.29%) Ethernet
7 3 (2.29%) FTP
7 3 (2.29%) HTTP
8 2 (1.53%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.76%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.76%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.76%) IPsec
9 1 (0.76%) IPv4
9 1 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (24.43%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.63%) MySQL
3 7 (5.34%) NoSQL
4 5 (3.82%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (2.29%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.29%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (2.29%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.53%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.53%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (1.53%) Big Data
6 2 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.53%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (1.53%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (1.53%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.53%) Power BI
6 2 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.76%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 14 (10.69%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.82%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.05%) HP UFT
3 4 (3.05%) JIRA
3 4 (3.05%) LoadRunner
3 4 (3.05%) Subversion
4 3 (2.29%) Bitbucket
4 3 (2.29%) CMake
4 3 (2.29%) GitLab
4 3 (2.29%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (2.29%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (2.29%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (1.53%) Artifactory
5 2 (1.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (1.53%) Maven
5 2 (1.53%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.76%) Metasploit
6 1 (0.76%) SonarQube
General
1 15 (11.45%) Public Sector
2 6 (4.58%) Finance
3 4 (3.05%) Back Office
4 3 (2.29%) Electronics
4 3 (2.29%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.76%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (20.61%) Analyst
2 26 (19.85%) DevOps Engineer
3 25 (19.08%) Administrator
4 23 (17.56%) Systems Administrator
5 19 (14.50%) Linux Administrator
5 19 (14.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 17 (12.98%) Systems Analyst
7 14 (10.69%) Linux Engineer
8 12 (9.16%) IT Analyst
8 12 (9.16%) Oracle Analyst
8 12 (9.16%) SQL Analyst
8 12 (9.16%) Unix Analyst
9 11 (8.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 10 (7.63%) Cloud Engineer
10 10 (7.63%) Linux Systems Engineer
10 10 (7.63%) Unix Administrator
10 10 (7.63%) Unix Engineer
10 10 (7.63%) Unix Linux Engineer
10 10 (7.63%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
10 10 (7.63%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.34%) Node.js
2 6 (4.58%) Web Services
3 5 (3.82%) XML
4 4 (3.05%) .NET
4 4 (3.05%) XML Messaging
5 3 (2.29%) CSS
5 3 (2.29%) HTML
5 3 (2.29%) WPF
6 2 (1.53%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.53%) CSS3
6 2 (1.53%) HTML5
6 2 (1.53%) jQuery
6 2 (1.53%) LAMP
6 2 (1.53%) LEMP Stack
6 2 (1.53%) Middleware
6 2 (1.53%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (1.53%) Zend Framework
7 1 (0.76%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (0.76%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.76%) React
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.69%) Data Centre
2 9 (6.87%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (6.11%) Public Cloud
4 6 (4.58%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (3.05%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.29%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.53%) Clustering
7 2 (1.53%) iPad
7 2 (1.53%) Life Science
7 2 (1.53%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.76%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (0.76%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.76%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.76%) HP Storage
8 1 (0.76%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.76%) Replication
8 1 (0.76%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.76%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.76%) User Experience
8 1 (0.76%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 63 (48.09%) Windows
2 57 (43.51%) Unix
3 32 (24.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 26 (19.85%) CentOS
5 25 (19.08%) AIX
6 22 (16.79%) Solaris
7 14 (10.69%) HPUX
8 11 (8.40%) Windows Server
9 9 (6.87%) Ubuntu
10 8 (6.11%) Debian
11 3 (2.29%) Android
11 3 (2.29%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.53%) Windows 7
12 2 (1.53%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.76%) DC/OS
13 1 (0.76%) Kali Linux
13 1 (0.76%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (32.82%) ITIL
2 33 (25.19%) DevOps
3 30 (22.90%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (20.61%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 22 (16.79%) Configuration Management
6 19 (14.50%) Mentoring
7 17 (12.98%) Coaching
7 17 (12.98%) Computer Science
8 15 (11.45%) Mathematics
9 13 (9.92%) Performance Tuning
10 11 (8.40%) Problem-Solving
10 11 (8.40%) Service Delivery
10 11 (8.40%) Software Engineering
10 11 (8.40%) Test Automation
11 10 (7.63%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (6.87%) Fault Analysis
12 9 (6.87%) Security Patching
13 7 (5.34%) Analytics
13 7 (5.34%) Microservices
13 7 (5.34%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 47 (35.88%) SQL
2 27 (20.61%) Python
3 26 (19.85%) Perl
4 14 (10.69%) Bash Shell
4 14 (10.69%) JavaScript
5 10 (7.63%) Java
6 8 (6.11%) PowerShell
7 7 (5.34%) Ruby
8 5 (3.82%) C#
9 3 (2.29%) C++
9 3 (2.29%) PHP
9 3 (2.29%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.29%) TypeScript
10 2 (1.53%) C
10 2 (1.53%) C++/CLI
10 2 (1.53%) Go
10 2 (1.53%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.53%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.76%) Rust
Qualifications
1 18 (13.74%) Degree
2 7 (5.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (3.82%) AWS Certification
3 5 (3.82%) MCSA
3 5 (3.82%) MCSE
4 4 (3.05%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (2.29%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.29%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.53%) A+ Certification
6 2 (1.53%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.53%) MCDST
7 1 (0.76%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 1 (0.76%) CCNA
7 1 (0.76%) CCNP
7 1 (0.76%) CCSP
7 1 (0.76%) CEH
7 1 (0.76%) CHFI
7 1 (0.76%) ECIH
7 1 (0.76%) GCIH
7 1 (0.76%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (17.56%) QA
2 9 (6.87%) SLA
3 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (12.21%) Docker
2 14 (10.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (9.92%) Active Directory
4 8 (6.11%) Hyper-V
5 5 (3.82%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (3.05%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (1.53%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 30 (22.90%) Ansible
2 27 (20.61%) Puppet
3 16 (12.21%) Kubernetes
4 14 (10.69%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (9.16%) Terraform
6 6 (4.58%) SCCM
7 4 (3.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 3 (2.29%) Automic
8 3 (2.29%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 2 (1.53%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (1.53%) Mesos
9 2 (1.53%) vMotion
10 1 (0.76%) Failover Clustering
10 1 (0.76%) Nagios
10 1 (0.76%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.76%) OpenVAS
10 1 (0.76%) Packer
10 1 (0.76%) QRadar
10 1 (0.76%) Rancher
10 1 (0.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 47 (35.88%) Oracle
2 44 (33.59%) Microsoft
3 21 (16.03%) Red Hat
4 20 (15.27%) VMware
5 14 (10.69%) SolarWinds
6 7 (5.34%) HP
7 6 (4.58%) Cisco
8 5 (3.82%) Dell
9 4 (3.05%) CheckPoint
9 4 (3.05%) Juniper
9 4 (3.05%) ServiceNow
10 3 (2.29%) Citrix
10 3 (2.29%) IBM
11 2 (1.53%) Splunk
11 2 (1.53%) Zend
12 1 (0.76%) AlienVault
12 1 (0.76%) Fiserv
12 1 (0.76%) LogRhythm
12 1 (0.76%) New Relic
12 1 (0.76%) Qualys