Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
England > North East
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 19 39
Rank change year-on-year -2 +20 -18
Permanent jobs citing Linux 118 153 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 8.44% 10.06% 6.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.01% 38.93% 35.74%
Number of salaries quoted 102 114 86
North East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +15.94% -1.43%
10th Percentile £31,250 £25,825 £24,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £50,000 £48,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,685
% change year-on-year - +2.70% +8.19%

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 337 393 291
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 24.11% 25.84% 18.79%
Number of salaries quoted 304 317 249
North East median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.48% +7.20%
10th Percentile £21,000 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £55,700 £47,200 £51,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 +1 102 £45,000 +8.43% 7
Durham -24 15 £38,500 +22.22% 3
Northumberland -9 1 £32,000 -
Linux
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 44 (37.29%) Windows
2 39 (33.05%) Degree
3 38 (32.20%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (31.36%) Amazon AWS
5 36 (30.51%) SQL
6 33 (27.97%) Web Services
7 32 (27.12%) JavaScript
8 31 (26.27%) DevOps
9 29 (24.58%) Microsoft Azure
10 27 (22.88%) HTML
10 27 (22.88%) Java
10 27 (22.88%) ITIL
11 26 (22.03%) Oracle
12 24 (20.34%) CSS
13 23 (19.49%) Computer Science
13 23 (19.49%) Oracle RAC
14 22 (18.64%) Mentoring
15 21 (17.80%) Windows Server
15 21 (17.80%) HTML5
15 21 (17.80%) Security Cleared
16 20 (16.95%) High Availability
17 19 (16.10%) Oracle Database
18 18 (15.25%) Oracle Database 12c
18 18 (15.25%) Oracle GoldenGate
18 18 (15.25%) Oracle Linux
18 18 (15.25%) Windows Server 2012
18 18 (15.25%) Data Guard
18 18 (15.25%) RESTful
18 18 (15.25%) Python
18 18 (15.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager

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 15 (12.71%) nginx
2 10 (8.47%) Apache
3 7 (5.93%) JBoss
4 6 (5.08%) iPlanet
4 6 (5.08%) Tomcat
4 6 (5.08%) WebLogic
5 5 (4.24%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (4.24%) MQSeries
5 5 (4.24%) OpenStack
5 5 (4.24%) SharePoint
5 5 (4.24%) WebLogic Portal
6 4 (3.39%) Confluence
6 4 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (3.39%) MS Exchange
7 3 (2.54%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.85%) Documentum
8 1 (0.85%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (5.08%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (4.24%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (5.08%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.85%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 37 (31.36%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (24.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (7.63%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (5.93%) Amazon S3
4 7 (5.93%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (5.08%) Office 365
6 4 (3.39%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (2.54%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (1.69%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 2 (1.69%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (1.69%) Serverless
9 1 (0.85%) Datadog
9 1 (0.85%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (13.56%) Firewall
2 13 (11.02%) SAN
2 13 (11.02%) TCP/IP
3 12 (10.17%) SSL
4 9 (7.63%) NAS
4 9 (7.63%) VLAN
5 8 (6.78%) WAN
6 7 (5.93%) DNS
7 6 (5.08%) DHCP
7 6 (5.08%) LAN
7 6 (5.08%) VoIP
8 5 (4.24%) LDAP
8 5 (4.24%) VPN
9 4 (3.39%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (3.39%) DMZ
9 4 (3.39%) SMTP
9 4 (3.39%) WLAN
10 3 (2.54%) SMS
11 2 (1.69%) FTP
11 2 (1.69%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (16.10%) Oracle Database
2 18 (15.25%) Oracle Database 12c
3 17 (14.41%) NoSQL
4 15 (12.71%) MongoDB
5 7 (5.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 7 (5.93%) MySQL
6 6 (5.08%) RDBMS
6 6 (5.08%) Relational Database
7 5 (4.24%) SQL Server
8 2 (1.69%) Big Data
9 1 (0.85%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (9.32%) JIRA
2 10 (8.47%) Jenkins
3 5 (4.24%) Maven
3 5 (4.24%) Selenium
4 4 (3.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (3.39%) Bitbucket
4 4 (3.39%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.39%) Hudson
5 2 (1.69%) Appium
5 2 (1.69%) Artifactory
5 2 (1.69%) JMeter
5 2 (1.69%) JUnit
5 2 (1.69%) TestNG
6 1 (0.85%) GoogleTest
6 1 (0.85%) Ranorex
6 1 (0.85%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (11.86%) Banking
2 13 (11.02%) Automotive
3 12 (10.17%) Finance
4 6 (5.08%) Games
5 4 (3.39%) Advertising
6 2 (1.69%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.85%) Back Office
7 1 (0.85%) Electronics
7 1 (0.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (15.25%) DBA
1 18 (15.25%) Developer
1 18 (15.25%) Oracle DBA
2 16 (13.56%) DevOps Engineer
3 13 (11.02%) Technical Support
4 11 (9.32%) Software Engineer
5 9 (7.63%) Cloud Engineer
5 9 (7.63%) Java Developer
5 9 (7.63%) Technical Leader
6 8 (6.78%) Linux Engineer
6 8 (6.78%) Project Engineer
7 7 (5.93%) Linux Support
8 6 (5.08%) ITIL Manager
8 6 (5.08%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 6 (5.08%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 6 (5.08%) Operations Engineer
8 6 (5.08%) Senior DBA
8 6 (5.08%) Senior Developer
8 6 (5.08%) Senior Oracle DBA
8 6 (5.08%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (27.97%) Web Services
2 27 (22.88%) HTML
3 24 (20.34%) CSS
4 21 (17.80%) HTML5
5 18 (15.25%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 18 (15.25%) RESTful
6 14 (11.86%) Node.js
7 13 (11.02%) JSON
7 13 (11.02%) Middleware
8 12 (10.17%) CherryPy
9 7 (5.93%) J2EE
10 6 (5.08%) .NET
11 5 (4.24%) Apache Cordova
11 5 (4.24%) HTML5 Canvas
12 4 (3.39%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 4 (3.39%) STL
12 4 (3.39%) WAP
13 3 (2.54%) LAMP
13 3 (2.54%) SOAP
13 3 (2.54%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (19.49%) Computer Science
2 10 (8.47%) Clustering
3 8 (6.78%) CMDB
4 6 (5.08%) Virtual Team
5 4 (3.39%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.39%) Replication
6 3 (2.54%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.54%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (2.54%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (2.54%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.54%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.69%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.69%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.69%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.85%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (0.85%) CESG
8 1 (0.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.85%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.85%) Life Science
8 1 (0.85%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 44 (37.29%) Windows
2 21 (17.80%) Windows Server
3 18 (15.25%) Oracle Linux
3 18 (15.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (10.17%) Unix
5 8 (6.78%) Ubuntu
6 7 (5.93%) CentOS
7 6 (5.08%) AIX
7 6 (5.08%) HPUX
7 6 (5.08%) Solaris
7 6 (5.08%) SUSE
8 4 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (32.20%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (26.27%) DevOps
3 27 (22.88%) ITIL
4 22 (18.64%) Mentoring
5 20 (16.95%) High Availability
6 15 (12.71%) Software Engineering
7 13 (11.02%) Configuration Management
7 13 (11.02%) Performance Tuning
8 12 (10.17%) Change Management
8 12 (10.17%) Identity Access Management
9 10 (8.47%) Scrum
10 9 (7.63%) SDLC
10 9 (7.63%) Test Automation
11 8 (6.78%) Coaching
11 8 (6.78%) OO
11 8 (6.78%) Performance Management
12 6 (5.08%) Capacity Planning
12 6 (5.08%) Collaborative Working
12 6 (5.08%) Project Management
12 6 (5.08%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 36 (30.51%) SQL
2 32 (27.12%) JavaScript
3 27 (22.88%) Java
4 18 (15.25%) Python
5 16 (13.56%) PHP
6 11 (9.32%) C++
7 9 (7.63%) Ruby
8 8 (6.78%) Perl
9 7 (5.93%) Bash Shell
9 7 (5.93%) PowerShell
10 6 (5.08%) C#
11 4 (3.39%) Shell Script
12 3 (2.54%) C-shell
12 3 (2.54%) Korn
13 2 (1.69%) Clojure
14 1 (0.85%) C
14 1 (0.85%) Embedded C
14 1 (0.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (33.05%) Degree
2 21 (17.80%) Security Cleared
3 16 (13.56%) Computer Science Degree
4 12 (10.17%) Oracle Certification
5 4 (3.39%) AWS Certification
6 3 (2.54%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.69%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.69%) PhD
8 1 (0.85%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (0.85%) CISM
8 1 (0.85%) CISSP
8 1 (0.85%) CITP
8 1 (0.85%) IISP
8 1 (0.85%) ISSAP
8 1 (0.85%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.69%) QA
2 1 (0.85%) Actionable Recommendations
2 1 (0.85%) COBIT
2 1 (0.85%) GDPR
2 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 23 (19.49%) Oracle RAC
2 14 (11.86%) Virtual Machines
3 13 (11.02%) Docker
3 13 (11.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (8.47%) Hyper-V
5 6 (5.08%) Active Directory
5 6 (5.08%) KVM
5 6 (5.08%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 4 (3.39%) DFS Replication
6 4 (3.39%) XenApp
7 2 (1.69%) Samba
8 1 (0.85%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 18 (15.25%) Data Guard
1 18 (15.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 13 (11.02%) Puppet
3 12 (10.17%) HAProxy
3 12 (10.17%) NetBackup
4 11 (9.32%) Kubernetes
4 11 (9.32%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (8.47%) Ansible
5 10 (8.47%) Terraform
6 5 (4.24%) OpenView
6 5 (4.24%) Packer
7 4 (3.39%) Backup Exec
7 4 (3.39%) Docker Swarm
7 4 (3.39%) WSUS
8 1 (0.85%) Nagios
Vendors
1 26 (22.03%) Oracle
2 14 (11.86%) Red Hat
2 14 (11.86%) VMware
3 12 (10.17%) Cisco
4 10 (8.47%) Veritas
5 9 (7.63%) Microsoft
6 8 (6.78%) HP
7 6 (5.08%) Citrix
7 6 (5.08%) PlateSpin
7 6 (5.08%) Sun
8 5 (4.24%) Cognos
8 5 (4.24%) F5
8 5 (4.24%) Opsware
9 4 (3.39%) arcserve
9 4 (3.39%) CA
9 4 (3.39%) Google
9 4 (3.39%) Sophos
9 4 (3.39%) Symantec
9 4 (3.39%) Veeam
10 3 (2.54%) Zend