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 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
England / North East
Rank 34 34 44
Rank change year-on-year 0 +10  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 39 44 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 6.12% 6.84% 4.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.86% 35.20% 22.29%
Number of salaries quoted 35 37 32
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% -26.31%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,400 £22,860
10% offered a salary of more than £39,200 £50,000 £69,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Linux is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Operating System Skills
North East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 140 125 157
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 21.98% 19.44% 22.05%
Number of salaries quoted 129 106 132
Median salary £30,000 £35,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.89% +0.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £39,100 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East citing Linux as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 24 March 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +4 32 £31,250 -10.71% 19
Northumberland 0 4 £30,000 -25.00%
Durham -8 1 £35,000 +6.06% 2
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 37 (34.91%) PHP
2 33 (31.13%) SQL
2 33 (31.13%) Unix
3 28 (26.42%) Amazon AWS
4 27 (25.47%) JavaScript
4 27 (25.47%) HTML
5 26 (24.53%) Java
5 26 (24.53%) DevOps
6 25 (23.58%) MySQL
6 25 (23.58%) Windows
6 25 (23.58%) CSS
7 23 (21.70%) Microsoft
7 23 (21.70%) Git (software)
8 20 (18.87%) ITIL
9 19 (17.92%) Active Directory
9 19 (17.92%) Red Hat
10 18 (16.98%) OO
10 18 (16.98%) Microsoft Azure
11 17 (16.04%) Python
11 17 (16.04%) OOP
11 17 (16.04%) Puppet
12 16 (15.09%) MS Excel
12 16 (15.09%) XML
12 16 (15.09%) AIX
12 16 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (14.15%) Degree
13 15 (14.15%) Solaris
13 15 (14.15%) Windows Server
14 14 (13.21%) Linux Command Line
14 14 (13.21%) Windows Server 2012

Linux
Top Related 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 10 (9.43%) Apache
2 6 (5.66%) MS Exchange
2 6 (5.66%) nginx
3 5 (4.72%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.89%) JBoss
4 2 (1.89%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.94%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.94%) Confluence
5 1 (0.94%) IIS
5 1 (0.94%) Liferay
5 1 (0.94%) Mule
5 1 (0.94%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.94%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.94%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.94%) WordPress
Applications
1 16 (15.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.89%) Abaqus
2 2 (1.89%) MS Office
2 2 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.94%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.94%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 28 (26.42%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (16.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (7.55%) Office 365
4 7 (6.60%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (6.60%) Amazon S3
5 6 (5.66%) Route 53
6 5 (4.72%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (4.72%) PaaS
6 5 (4.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 4 (3.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 4 (3.77%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (2.83%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 3 (2.83%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 3 (2.83%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (1.89%) IaaS
9 2 (1.89%) SaaS
10 1 (0.94%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.94%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.38%) DNS
2 10 (9.43%) Firewall
3 7 (6.60%) SAN
4 6 (5.66%) DHCP
4 6 (5.66%) SMTP
4 6 (5.66%) TCP/IP
5 5 (4.72%) Bluetooth
5 5 (4.72%) DMZ
5 5 (4.72%) Ethernet
5 5 (4.72%) RS-232
5 5 (4.72%) RS-485
5 5 (4.72%) VLAN
6 3 (2.83%) HTTP
6 3 (2.83%) VPN
7 2 (1.89%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (1.89%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.94%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (23.58%) MySQL
2 10 (9.43%) Amazon RDS
2 10 (9.43%) SQL Server
3 8 (7.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (6.60%) MongoDB
4 7 (6.60%) NoSQL
5 6 (5.66%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (3.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 4 (3.77%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (2.83%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (1.89%) Redis
9 1 (0.94%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.94%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (21.70%) Git (software)
2 11 (10.38%) gulp
3 10 (9.43%) Aptana Studio
3 10 (9.43%) Firebug
3 10 (9.43%) Grunt
3 10 (9.43%) Jenkins
3 10 (9.43%) PhpStorm
4 9 (8.49%) Subversion
5 2 (1.89%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.89%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.89%) Gatling
5 2 (1.89%) Gradle
5 2 (1.89%) JIRA
5 2 (1.89%) JMeter
5 2 (1.89%) LoadRunner
5 2 (1.89%) Selenium
6 1 (0.94%) git-flow
6 1 (0.94%) GitLab
6 1 (0.94%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.94%) Vagrant
General
1 7 (6.60%) Advertising
2 6 (5.66%) Marketing
3 4 (3.77%) Automotive
3 4 (3.77%) Law
4 2 (1.89%) Games
5 1 (0.94%) Electronics
5 1 (0.94%) Legal
5 1 (0.94%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (32.08%) Developer
2 20 (18.87%) PHP Developer
3 17 (16.04%) DevOps Engineer
4 11 (10.38%) Administrator
5 10 (9.43%) Linux Administrator
6 9 (8.49%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 9 (8.49%) Systems Administrator
7 8 (7.55%) Senior Developer
8 7 (6.60%) Linux Engineer
8 7 (6.60%) Support Specialist
8 7 (6.60%) Unix Specialist
8 7 (6.60%) Unix Support
8 7 (6.60%) Unix Support Specialist
9 6 (5.66%) C++ Software Engineer
9 6 (5.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (5.66%) Software Engineer
9 6 (5.66%) Windows Engineer
9 6 (5.66%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (4.72%) 2nd Line Support
10 5 (4.72%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (25.47%) HTML
2 25 (23.58%) CSS
3 16 (15.09%) XML
4 14 (13.21%) .NET
4 14 (13.21%) JSON
5 11 (10.38%) Web Services
6 10 (9.43%) HTML5
7 9 (8.49%) jQuery
7 9 (8.49%) REST
8 7 (6.60%) LAMP
8 7 (6.60%) Qt
9 6 (5.66%) AngularJS
9 6 (5.66%) Laravel
9 6 (5.66%) Node.js
9 6 (5.66%) React
10 5 (4.72%) Django
10 5 (4.72%) Symfony
10 5 (4.72%) WAP
11 4 (3.77%) CherryPy
11 4 (3.77%) SQLAlchemy
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.21%) Linux Command Line
2 9 (8.49%) Computer Science
3 7 (6.60%) Clustering
3 7 (6.60%) Replication
4 4 (3.77%) Driving Licence
5 3 (2.83%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.83%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.83%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.89%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.89%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (1.89%) Tandem
7 1 (0.94%) iPad
7 1 (0.94%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 33 (31.13%) Unix
2 25 (23.58%) Windows
3 16 (15.09%) AIX
4 15 (14.15%) Solaris
4 15 (14.15%) Windows Server
5 14 (13.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (12.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (11.32%) CentOS
8 9 (8.49%) Android
8 9 (8.49%) Apple iOS
8 9 (8.49%) Ubuntu
9 3 (2.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (2.83%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.89%) Debian
10 2 (1.89%) Windows 10
10 2 (1.89%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (24.53%) DevOps
2 20 (18.87%) ITIL
3 18 (16.98%) OO
4 17 (16.04%) OOP
5 16 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (13.21%) Software Engineering
7 12 (11.32%) Configuration Management
7 12 (11.32%) Web Development
8 10 (9.43%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (8.49%) Open Source
9 9 (8.49%) Presales
10 8 (7.55%) MVC
11 7 (6.60%) Data Protection
11 7 (6.60%) Desktop Virtualisation
12 6 (5.66%) Malware Detection/Protection
12 6 (5.66%) Scrum
13 5 (4.72%) Capacity Planning
13 5 (4.72%) Performance Monitoring
13 5 (4.72%) UML
13 5 (4.72%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (34.91%) PHP
2 33 (31.13%) SQL
3 27 (25.47%) JavaScript
4 26 (24.53%) Java
5 17 (16.04%) Python
6 12 (11.32%) Bash Shell
7 11 (10.38%) C++
8 6 (5.66%) C
8 6 (5.66%) C#
8 6 (5.66%) Perl
8 6 (5.66%) Ruby
9 5 (4.72%) Embedded C
9 5 (4.72%) Embedded C++
9 5 (4.72%) Objective-C
9 5 (4.72%) PowerShell
10 4 (3.77%) Clojure
10 4 (3.77%) Scala
11 3 (2.83%) Groovy
12 2 (1.89%) MATLAB
12 2 (1.89%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (14.15%) Degree
2 14 (13.21%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (3.77%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.77%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.83%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.89%) AWS Certification
5 2 (1.89%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.94%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.49%) SLA
2 5 (4.72%) QA
3 1 (0.94%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 19 (17.92%) Active Directory
2 11 (10.38%) Docker
3 9 (8.49%) Hyper-V
3 9 (8.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (5.66%) Firmware
5 5 (4.72%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.94%) etcd
6 1 (0.94%) flannel
6 1 (0.94%) Shibboleth
6 1 (0.94%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.94%) Xen
Systems Management
1 17 (16.04%) Puppet
2 11 (10.38%) Ansible
2 11 (10.38%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (4.72%) Backup Exec
4 3 (2.83%) Terraform
5 2 (1.89%) cPanel
5 2 (1.89%) Linux-HA
5 2 (1.89%) rkt
6 1 (0.94%) HP SiteScope
6 1 (0.94%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.94%) Nagios
6 1 (0.94%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 23 (21.70%) Microsoft
2 19 (17.92%) Red Hat
3 11 (10.38%) Citrix
4 10 (9.43%) VMware
5 7 (6.60%) Cisco
6 5 (4.72%) arcserve
6 5 (4.72%) Sophos
6 5 (4.72%) Symantec
6 5 (4.72%) Zend
7 3 (2.83%) HP
8 2 (1.89%) IBM
8 2 (1.89%) Intel
8 2 (1.89%) Oracle
8 2 (1.89%) WSO2
9 1 (0.94%) Barracuda Networks
9 1 (0.94%) Dynatrace
9 1 (0.94%) Google
9 1 (0.94%) Informatica
9 1 (0.94%) Siebel
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