Period
to 24 February 2021

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 24 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
England > North East
6 months to
24 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 13 29 23
Rank change year-on-year +16 -6 +9
Permanent jobs citing Linux 112 92 133
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 10.62% 7.30% 9.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 48.28% 43.40% 43.04%
Number of salaries quoted 150 75 122
Median annual salary £55,000 £37,000 £47,981
Median salary % change year-on-year +48.65% -22.89% +25.48%
10th Percentile £32,750 £19,750 £32,667
90th Percentile £67,625 £63,261 £72,312
England median annual salary £56,518 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +2.76% - +10.00%

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 232 212 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 21.99% 16.81% 23.04%
Number of salaries quoted 215 190 241
Median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% -12.50% +23.08%
10th Percentile £25,500 £19,975 £22,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £52,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +7.53% -2.11% +5.56%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Linux as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Linux in the North East.

Salary trend for Linux in the North East

Linux
Salary Histogram in the North East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Linux in the North East over the 6 months to 24 February 2021.

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 24 February 2021. 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 +29 90 £55,000 +31.42% 27
Durham -1 18 £29,000 -20.55% 2
Linux
England

For the 6 months to 24 February 2021, 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 69 (61.61%) AWS
2 51 (45.54%) SQL
3 44 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (37.50%) DevOps
5 38 (33.93%) Software Engineering
6 35 (31.25%) Java
6 35 (31.25%) Windows
7 33 (29.46%) Azure
8 29 (25.89%) Jenkins
9 28 (25.00%) NoSQL
10 27 (24.11%) Spring
11 26 (23.21%) Oracle
12 25 (22.32%) Maven
12 25 (22.32%) RESTful
12 25 (22.32%) Spring Boot
13 24 (21.43%) Microservices
13 24 (21.43%) JUnit
13 24 (21.43%) OOP
13 24 (21.43%) OO
14 21 (18.75%) Microsoft
15 18 (16.07%) Web Services
16 17 (15.18%) Docker
17 16 (14.29%) .NET
18 15 (13.39%) VPN
19 14 (12.50%) ASP.NET
19 14 (12.50%) C#
19 14 (12.50%) MVC
19 14 (12.50%) Finance
19 14 (12.50%) Ansible
19 14 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC

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 12 (10.71%) Confluence
2 5 (4.46%) Apache
3 3 (2.68%) nginx
4 2 (1.79%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.79%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.89%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (0.89%) IIS
5 1 (0.89%) JBoss
5 1 (0.89%) K2 blackpearl
5 1 (0.89%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.89%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 69 (61.61%) AWS
2 33 (29.46%) Azure
3 8 (7.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 7 (6.25%) Microsoft 365
5 6 (5.36%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (4.46%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (3.57%) Amazon S3
8 3 (2.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (1.79%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.89%) Amazon ECS
10 1 (0.89%) Amazon Kinesis
10 1 (0.89%) DigitalOcean
10 1 (0.89%) GCP
10 1 (0.89%) GitHub
10 1 (0.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (13.39%) VPN
2 13 (11.61%) TCP/IP
3 12 (10.71%) Firewall
4 7 (6.25%) DNS
5 6 (5.36%) LAN
5 6 (5.36%) WAN
6 3 (2.68%) DHCP
7 2 (1.79%) HTTP
8 1 (0.89%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.89%) FTP
8 1 (0.89%) SSH
8 1 (0.89%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 7 (6.25%) MySQL
3 2 (1.79%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.79%) RDBMS
3 2 (1.79%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (0.89%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.89%) Redis
4 1 (0.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 29 (25.89%) Jenkins
2 25 (22.32%) Maven
3 24 (21.43%) JUnit
4 13 (11.61%) Bitbucket
4 13 (11.61%) JIRA
5 11 (9.82%) Git (software)
6 3 (2.68%) GitLab
7 1 (0.89%) Gradle
7 1 (0.89%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.89%) Travis CI
General
1 14 (12.50%) Finance
2 6 (5.36%) Marketing
3 5 (4.46%) Games
3 5 (4.46%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.89%) Back Office
4 1 (0.89%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.89%) Public Sector
4 1 (0.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (23.21%) Developer
2 20 (17.86%) AWS Engineer
3 18 (16.07%) Software Engineer
4 17 (15.18%) Java Engineer
4 17 (15.18%) Java Software Engineer
4 17 (15.18%) Linux Engineer
5 16 (14.29%) IT Engineer
6 12 (10.71%) C# Developer
7 11 (9.82%) Java Developer
8 9 (8.04%) Senior Developer
8 9 (8.04%) Support Engineer
8 9 (8.04%) Technical Leader
9 8 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
9 8 (7.14%) IT Support
9 8 (7.14%) IT Support Engineer
9 8 (7.14%) Java Scala Software Engineer
9 8 (7.14%) Scala Engineer
9 8 (7.14%) Scala Software Engineer
10 7 (6.25%) Cloud Engineer
10 7 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (24.11%) Spring
2 25 (22.32%) RESTful
2 25 (22.32%) Spring Boot
3 18 (16.07%) Web Services
4 16 (14.29%) .NET
5 14 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 14 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 12 (10.71%) .NET Core
7 6 (5.36%) Node.js
7 6 (5.36%) YAML
8 5 (4.46%) Apache Flex
9 4 (3.57%) Kafka
10 3 (2.68%) AngularJS
11 2 (1.79%) CSS
11 2 (1.79%) HTML
11 2 (1.79%) REST
11 2 (1.79%) Spring MVC
11 2 (1.79%) Vert.x
12 1 (0.89%) LDAP
12 1 (0.89%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.82%) Hybrid Cloud
2 10 (8.93%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (8.04%) Cloud Native
4 5 (4.46%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.79%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.89%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.89%) CAN bus
6 1 (0.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.89%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.89%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (0.89%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.89%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 35 (31.25%) Windows
2 9 (8.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 9 (8.04%) Windows Server
3 5 (4.46%) Ubuntu
4 3 (2.68%) Mac OS X
4 3 (2.68%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 2 (1.79%) Debian
5 2 (1.79%) Unix
6 1 (0.89%) Solaris
6 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (37.50%) DevOps
3 38 (33.93%) Software Engineering
4 24 (21.43%) Microservices
4 24 (21.43%) OO
4 24 (21.43%) OOP
5 14 (12.50%) MVC
6 12 (10.71%) Scrum
7 11 (9.82%) Data Extraction
7 11 (9.82%) Data Protection
7 11 (9.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 9 (8.04%) Machine Learning
8 9 (8.04%) Technical Architecture
9 7 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (6.25%) Technical Leadership
10 6 (5.36%) Asset Management
11 5 (4.46%) Capacity Management
11 5 (4.46%) CRM
11 5 (4.46%) Mobile Device Management
12 4 (3.57%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 51 (45.54%) SQL
2 35 (31.25%) Java
3 14 (12.50%) C#
4 12 (10.71%) Python
4 12 (10.71%) T-SQL
5 11 (9.82%) Bash Shell
5 11 (9.82%) PHP
6 9 (8.04%) PowerShell
6 9 (8.04%) Shell Script
7 8 (7.14%) Scala
8 5 (4.46%) JavaScript
9 4 (3.57%) Go
9 4 (3.57%) Kotlin
10 3 (2.68%) Jython
11 2 (1.79%) Perl
12 1 (0.89%) C
12 1 (0.89%) C++
12 1 (0.89%) PHP 7
12 1 (0.89%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (5.36%) Linux+ Certification
1 6 (5.36%) Network+ Certification
2 4 (3.57%) AWS Certification
2 4 (3.57%) Degree
3 3 (2.68%) A+ Certification
3 3 (2.68%) CCNA
3 3 (2.68%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (2.68%) CompTIA Security+
3 3 (2.68%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.68%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.68%) Server+ Certification
4 2 (1.79%) CISSP
4 2 (1.79%) GIAC
4 2 (1.79%) SANS
5 1 (0.89%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (0.89%) QA
1 1 (0.89%) SLA
1 1 (0.89%) WCAG
System Software
1 17 (15.18%) Docker
2 11 (9.82%) Active Directory
3 8 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (5.36%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (12.50%) Ansible
2 13 (11.61%) Terraform
3 6 (5.36%) Puppet
3 6 (5.36%) Red Hat Satellite
4 5 (4.46%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (3.57%) Graphite
5 4 (3.57%) Kubernetes
5 4 (3.57%) Prometheus
5 4 (3.57%) ZABBIX
6 2 (1.79%) Istio
7 1 (0.89%) Consul
7 1 (0.89%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.89%) Packer
7 1 (0.89%) QRadar
7 1 (0.89%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.89%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 26 (23.21%) Oracle
2 21 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 12 (10.71%) Atlassian
4 9 (8.04%) Red Hat
4 9 (8.04%) VMware
5 6 (5.36%) SonicWALL
6 3 (2.68%) Cisco
7 1 (0.89%) IBM
7 1 (0.89%) LogRhythm
7 1 (0.89%) Meridio
7 1 (0.89%) Novell
7 1 (0.89%) Splunk