Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
England > North East
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 37 31
Rank change year-on-year +8 -6 -1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 131 82 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 7.67% 6.84% 7.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.59% 34.89% 34.49%
Number of salaries quoted 118 66 105
North East median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £25,700 £25,625 £21,400
90th Percentile £57,875 £46,500 £49,425
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 315 235 345
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 18.45% 19.60% 22.58%
Number of salaries quoted 274 210 305
North East median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £21,000 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £44,100 £47,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.93%

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 16 July 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 16 July 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 -9 89 £40,000 +14.29% 36
Durham +30 27 £37,500 -2.60% 9
Northumberland +2 1 - - 1
Linux
England

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 70 (53.44%) Amazon AWS
2 65 (49.62%) DevOps
3 47 (35.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 44 (33.59%) Windows
5 37 (28.24%) JavaScript
6 33 (25.19%) Puppet
7 32 (24.43%) SQL
7 32 (24.43%) Configuration Management
8 31 (23.66%) Java
8 31 (23.66%) Opscode Chef
9 30 (22.90%) Jenkins
10 29 (22.14%) NoSQL
10 29 (22.14%) Git (software)
11 28 (21.37%) PHP
12 27 (20.61%) Agile Software Development
12 27 (20.61%) MongoDB
13 26 (19.85%) Python
14 25 (19.08%) HTML
15 24 (18.32%) Bash Shell
15 24 (18.32%) Ansible
16 23 (17.56%) Windows Server
17 21 (16.03%) CSS
18 20 (15.27%) MySQL
18 20 (15.27%) SSL
19 19 (14.50%) HTML5
19 19 (14.50%) Node.js
20 18 (13.74%) Docker
20 18 (13.74%) Web Services
21 17 (12.98%) Terraform
21 17 (12.98%) Continuous Integration

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 (6.87%) Apache Solr
1 9 (6.87%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (6.11%) Confluence
2 8 (6.11%) nginx
3 6 (4.58%) Apache
4 3 (2.29%) WordPress
5 2 (1.53%) IIS
5 2 (1.53%) Jetty
5 2 (1.53%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.53%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.76%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.76%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (1.53%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.53%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 70 (53.44%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (35.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (9.16%) SaaS
4 7 (5.34%) AWS CloudFormation
4 7 (5.34%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (4.58%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (3.82%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (3.82%) Amazon S3
7 4 (3.05%) NuGet
8 3 (2.29%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 3 (2.29%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (2.29%) Datadog
8 3 (2.29%) Office 365
8 3 (2.29%) PaaS
8 3 (2.29%) Serverless
9 1 (0.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.76%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.76%) npm
9 1 (0.76%) Route 53
9 1 (0.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (15.27%) SSL
2 12 (9.16%) DNS
3 10 (7.63%) Firewall
4 9 (6.87%) Internet
5 7 (5.34%) LAN
5 7 (5.34%) WAN
6 5 (3.82%) SMS
6 5 (3.82%) TCP/IP
6 5 (3.82%) Value-Added Service
7 3 (2.29%) PBX
7 3 (2.29%) VoIP
8 2 (1.53%) DHCP
8 2 (1.53%) HTTP
8 2 (1.53%) Wireless
9 1 (0.76%) Bluetooth
9 1 (0.76%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.76%) RS-232
9 1 (0.76%) SAN
9 1 (0.76%) VLAN
9 1 (0.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (22.14%) NoSQL
2 27 (20.61%) MongoDB
3 20 (15.27%) MySQL
4 13 (9.92%) SQL Server
5 10 (7.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 9 (6.87%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (4.58%) RavenDB
8 5 (3.82%) Amazon Redshift
8 5 (3.82%) Relational Database
9 4 (3.05%) Oracle Database
10 3 (2.29%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (1.53%) DB2
11 2 (1.53%) RDBMS
11 2 (1.53%) Redis
11 2 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.76%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.76%) Azure SQL Database
12 1 (0.76%) Power BI
12 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 30 (22.90%) Jenkins
2 29 (22.14%) Git (software)
3 15 (11.45%) JIRA
4 14 (10.69%) Bitbucket
5 10 (7.63%) TeamCity
5 10 (7.63%) Visual Studio
6 9 (6.87%) Subversion
7 7 (5.34%) Octopus Deploy
8 5 (3.82%) JUnit
8 5 (3.82%) Maven
9 4 (3.05%) Qt Creator
10 3 (2.29%) Vagrant
11 2 (1.53%) Ant
11 2 (1.53%) Appium
11 2 (1.53%) Artifactory
11 2 (1.53%) Gradle
11 2 (1.53%) JMeter
11 2 (1.53%) Selenium
11 2 (1.53%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (1.53%) TestNG
General
1 13 (9.92%) Finance
1 13 (9.92%) Games
2 11 (8.40%) Automotive
3 10 (7.63%) Electronics
3 10 (7.63%) Manufacturing
3 10 (7.63%) Telecoms
4 7 (5.34%) Banking
5 6 (4.58%) Advertising
5 6 (4.58%) Marketing
6 1 (0.76%) Law
6 1 (0.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 57 (43.51%) DevOps Engineer
2 17 (12.98%) Linux Engineer
3 16 (12.21%) Developer
4 15 (11.45%) AWS Engineer
5 14 (10.69%) AWS DevOps
5 14 (10.69%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 13 (9.92%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 13 (9.92%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 13 (9.92%) Senior DevOps
6 13 (9.92%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 11 (8.40%) Cloud Engineer
7 11 (8.40%) Software Engineer
8 9 (6.87%) Junior
8 9 (6.87%) Technical Support
9 8 (6.11%) Azure DevOps
9 8 (6.11%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 8 (6.11%) Azure Engineer
9 8 (6.11%) PHP Developer
9 8 (6.11%) Site Reliability Engineer
10 7 (5.34%) Junior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (19.08%) HTML
2 21 (16.03%) CSS
3 19 (14.50%) HTML5
3 19 (14.50%) Node.js
4 18 (13.74%) Web Services
5 12 (9.16%) CherryPy
6 11 (8.40%) JSON
7 10 (7.63%) RESTful
8 7 (5.34%) jQuery
8 7 (5.34%) LAMP
9 6 (4.58%) .NET
9 6 (4.58%) Middleware
10 5 (3.82%) CSS3
10 5 (3.82%) Qt
10 5 (3.82%) RabbitMQ
11 4 (3.05%) Angular 2
11 4 (3.05%) AngularJS
11 4 (3.05%) Laravel
11 4 (3.05%) QML
11 4 (3.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.40%) Computer Science
2 6 (4.58%) Linux Command Line
3 5 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.05%) Arduino
4 4 (3.05%) Blog
4 4 (3.05%) Digital Media
4 4 (3.05%) Life Science
4 4 (3.05%) Online Games
5 3 (2.29%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.29%) IBM Mainframe
5 3 (2.29%) Mainframe
5 3 (2.29%) NHS
5 3 (2.29%) User Experience
6 2 (1.53%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.53%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.53%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.76%) Online Gambling
7 1 (0.76%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.76%) Social Gaming
7 1 (0.76%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 44 (33.59%) Windows
2 23 (17.56%) Windows Server
3 16 (12.21%) Unix
4 11 (8.40%) Ubuntu
5 9 (6.87%) Debian
6 7 (5.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (3.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (3.05%) CentOS
9 2 (1.53%) Solaris
10 1 (0.76%) Android
10 1 (0.76%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.76%) Fedora
10 1 (0.76%) SUSE
10 1 (0.76%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.76%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (49.62%) DevOps
2 32 (24.43%) Configuration Management
3 27 (20.61%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (12.98%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (12.21%) ITIL
6 15 (11.45%) Continuous Delivery
7 14 (10.69%) Continuous Improvement
7 14 (10.69%) Problem-Solving
8 13 (9.92%) Deployment Automation
9 12 (9.16%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (9.16%) Software Engineering
10 11 (8.40%) Collaborative Working
11 10 (7.63%) High Availability
12 9 (6.87%) Benchmarking
12 9 (6.87%) Load Testing
13 8 (6.11%) Scrum
13 8 (6.11%) Site Reliability Engineering
13 8 (6.11%) TDD
14 7 (5.34%) Web Development
15 6 (4.58%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 37 (28.24%) JavaScript
2 32 (24.43%) SQL
3 31 (23.66%) Java
4 28 (21.37%) PHP
5 26 (19.85%) Python
6 24 (18.32%) Bash Shell
7 17 (12.98%) PowerShell
8 16 (12.21%) Shell Script
9 15 (11.45%) C#
9 15 (11.45%) C++
10 12 (9.16%) Ruby
11 9 (6.87%) C
12 8 (6.11%) Perl
13 2 (1.53%) Java 8
13 2 (1.53%) Scala
13 2 (1.53%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.76%) Embedded C
14 1 (0.76%) Embedded C++
14 1 (0.76%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (12.21%) Degree
2 9 (6.87%) AWS Certification
3 6 (4.58%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (3.82%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.82%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.29%) MCSE
5 3 (2.29%) OCP
5 3 (2.29%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (1.53%) CCNA
6 2 (1.53%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.53%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.76%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.76%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.76%) MCDST
7 1 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (3.05%) ISO 13485
3 3 (2.29%) GCP
3 3 (2.29%) GDPR
3 3 (2.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.29%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.29%) SLA
4 2 (1.53%) ISO 31000
4 2 (1.53%) QA
System Software
1 18 (13.74%) Docker
2 12 (9.16%) Active Directory
3 9 (6.87%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 8 (6.11%) Hyper-V
5 5 (3.82%) Firmware
6 3 (2.29%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (1.53%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.76%) Postfix
8 1 (0.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.76%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 33 (25.19%) Puppet
2 31 (23.66%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (18.32%) Ansible
4 17 (12.98%) Terraform
5 13 (9.92%) Kubernetes
6 10 (7.63%) HAProxy
7 9 (6.87%) Cobbler
8 8 (6.11%) Packer
9 6 (4.58%) Nagios
10 2 (1.53%) QRadar
11 1 (0.76%) Control-M
11 1 (0.76%) Docker Swarm
11 1 (0.76%) Salt
11 1 (0.76%) WSUS
11 1 (0.76%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 16 (12.21%) Microsoft
2 14 (10.69%) VMware
3 12 (9.16%) Red Hat
4 11 (8.40%) Oracle
4 11 (8.40%) SAP
5 9 (6.87%) Cisco
6 8 (6.11%) Google
7 6 (4.58%) Capita
7 6 (4.58%) Splunk
8 5 (3.82%) Citrix
8 5 (3.82%) New Relic
9 4 (3.05%) Atmel
9 4 (3.05%) Symantec
9 4 (3.05%) Twitter
10 3 (2.29%) IBM
10 3 (2.29%) Juniper
11 2 (1.53%) Adobe
11 2 (1.53%) Avaya
11 2 (1.53%) Dell
11 2 (1.53%) McAfee