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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 17 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
England > North East
6 months to
17 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 6 9 35
Rank change year-on-year +3 +26 -17
Permanent jobs citing Linux 234 200 72
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 15.70% 17.86% 6.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 57.78% 63.09% 34.45%
Number of salaries quoted 160 171 59
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,000 £25,950
25th Percentile £33,250 £36,125 £33,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £50,000 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year -20.00% +33.33% -22.68%
75th Percentile £57,500 £63,750 £51,875
90th Percentile £58,750 £67,500 £60,200
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

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 405 317 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 27.18% 28.30% 17.99%
Number of salaries quoted 324 272 189
10th Percentile £22,900 £25,275 £22,125
25th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £26,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £45,000 £35,000
Median % change year-on-year -11.11% +28.57% -12.50%
75th Percentile £47,500 £57,500 £43,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £67,500 £52,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +1.05%

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 17 May 2022.

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 17 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Tyne and Wear -1 147 £50,000 - 23
Cleveland - 37 £40,000 -
Durham +3 32 £35,000 +18.64% 6
Northumberland - 12 £41,250 - 1
Linux
England

For the 6 months to 17 May 2022, 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 77 (32.91%) SQL
2 68 (29.06%) Cisco
3 67 (28.63%) CCNA
3 67 (28.63%) Cisco Certification
3 67 (28.63%) Wireless
4 66 (28.21%) Docker
5 64 (27.35%) Windows
6 60 (25.64%) AWS
7 59 (25.21%) ITIL
8 58 (24.79%) Degree
8 58 (24.79%) Kubernetes
9 57 (24.36%) Computer Science
10 54 (23.08%) Oracle
11 52 (22.22%) Network+ Certification
11 52 (22.22%) Linux+ Certification
11 52 (22.22%) A+ Certification
11 52 (22.22%) Azure
12 48 (20.51%) DevOps
13 47 (20.09%) Agile
13 47 (20.09%) MySQL
13 47 (20.09%) Unix
14 40 (17.09%) Git (software)
14 40 (17.09%) Performance Tuning
15 39 (16.67%) SQL Server
15 39 (16.67%) Firewall
16 38 (16.24%) Migration
16 38 (16.24%) Mathematics
17 37 (15.81%) JavaScript
17 37 (15.81%) Microsoft
17 37 (15.81%) LAN

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 21 (8.97%) Apache
2 7 (2.99%) JBoss
2 7 (2.99%) Tomcat
3 6 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (2.56%) nginx
4 2 (0.85%) Confluence
5 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 23 (9.83%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 21 (8.97%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 60 (25.64%) AWS
2 52 (22.22%) Azure
3 33 (14.10%) Apigee
4 28 (11.97%) GitHub
5 21 (8.97%) GitHub Actions
6 14 (5.98%) OpenShift
7 10 (4.27%) Microsoft 365
8 8 (3.42%) SaaS
9 5 (2.14%) AWS CloudFormation
9 5 (2.14%) GCP
9 5 (2.14%) IaaS
10 4 (1.71%) PaaS
11 3 (1.28%) Amazon ECS
11 3 (1.28%) Amazon Kinesis
11 3 (1.28%) AWS CodeDeploy
11 3 (1.28%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (1.28%) Azure Monitor
11 3 (1.28%) Serverless
12 1 (0.43%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 67 (28.63%) Wireless
2 39 (16.67%) Firewall
3 37 (15.81%) LAN
4 16 (6.84%) WAN
5 15 (6.41%) Wi-Fi
6 14 (5.98%) 3G
6 14 (5.98%) 4G
6 14 (5.98%) Cisco Nexus
6 14 (5.98%) DHCP
6 14 (5.98%) DNS
6 14 (5.98%) Ethernet
6 14 (5.98%) FCoE
6 14 (5.98%) IPsec
6 14 (5.98%) Junos
6 14 (5.98%) MPLS
6 14 (5.98%) NGFW
6 14 (5.98%) OSPF
6 14 (5.98%) SAN
6 14 (5.98%) SSL
6 14 (5.98%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (20.09%) MySQL
2 39 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 20 (8.55%) PostgreSQL
4 18 (7.69%) Oracle Database
5 17 (7.26%) Oracle Database 12c
6 16 (6.84%) Oracle Database 10g
6 16 (6.84%) Oracle9i Database
7 3 (1.28%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.85%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.43%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.43%) Big Data
9 1 (0.43%) Metadata
9 1 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 40 (17.09%) Git (software)
2 32 (13.68%) Jenkins
3 24 (10.26%) Octopus Deploy
4 9 (3.85%) Maven
5 7 (2.99%) Mercurial
6 6 (2.56%) Artifactory
6 6 (2.56%) SonarQube
6 6 (2.56%) Storybook
6 6 (2.56%) Subversion
7 3 (1.28%) Gradle
7 3 (1.28%) JIRA
8 2 (0.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.85%) CircleCI
8 2 (0.85%) GitLab
8 2 (0.85%) GoogleTest
9 1 (0.43%) ERwin
9 1 (0.43%) git-flow
9 1 (0.43%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.43%) PVCS
General
1 27 (11.54%) Finance
2 17 (7.26%) Public Sector
3 13 (5.56%) Social Skills
4 12 (5.13%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 9 (3.85%) Law
6 3 (1.28%) Automotive
7 2 (0.85%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (0.85%) Electronics
8 1 (0.43%) Advertising
8 1 (0.43%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.43%) Local Government
8 1 (0.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 69 (29.49%) Developer
2 52 (22.22%) IT Technician
2 52 (22.22%) Network Technician
2 52 (22.22%) Trainee
2 52 (22.22%) Trainee IT Technician
2 52 (22.22%) Trainee Technician
3 31 (13.25%) PHP Developer
4 24 (10.26%) C# Developer
5 23 (9.83%) Analyst
6 22 (9.40%) Systems Analyst
7 21 (8.97%) Unix Scripter
8 18 (7.69%) SQL Analyst
8 18 (7.69%) Unix Analyst
9 17 (7.26%) DBA
9 17 (7.26%) DevOps Engineer
9 17 (7.26%) Oracle DBA
10 14 (5.98%) Cisco Engineer
10 14 (5.98%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 14 (5.98%) Firewall Engineer
10 14 (5.98%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (12.82%) Doctrine
1 30 (12.82%) jQuery
1 30 (12.82%) Laravel
1 30 (12.82%) Symfony
1 30 (12.82%) Zend Framework
2 27 (11.54%) Kafka
3 26 (11.11%) .NET
4 25 (10.68%) .NET Core
5 9 (3.85%) Node.js
5 9 (3.85%) React
6 7 (2.99%) Spring
6 7 (2.99%) Spring Boot
6 7 (2.99%) XML
7 6 (2.56%) JWT
7 6 (2.56%) OAuth
7 6 (2.56%) OAuth2
7 6 (2.56%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 6 (2.56%) Redux
8 4 (1.71%) LAMP
9 2 (0.85%) ARM Templates
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 15 (6.41%) Management Information System
3 14 (5.98%) PKI
4 10 (4.27%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (2.56%) Private Cloud
5 6 (2.56%) SWIFT
6 5 (2.14%) Cloud Native
7 4 (1.71%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (0.85%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.85%) STB
9 1 (0.43%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.43%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.43%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.43%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 64 (27.35%) Windows
2 47 (20.09%) Unix
3 34 (14.53%) Debian
4 33 (14.10%) Ubuntu
5 21 (8.97%) AIX
6 16 (6.84%) Solaris
7 8 (3.42%) Windows Server
8 6 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.28%) Windows Server 2019
10 2 (0.85%) Android
10 2 (0.85%) CentOS
10 2 (0.85%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (25.21%) ITIL
2 57 (24.36%) Computer Science
3 48 (20.51%) DevOps
4 47 (20.09%) Agile
5 40 (17.09%) Performance Tuning
6 38 (16.24%) Mathematics
6 38 (16.24%) Migration
7 37 (15.81%) CI/CD
8 34 (14.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 31 (13.25%) Configuration Management
10 30 (12.82%) MVC
10 30 (12.82%) OO PHP
11 29 (12.39%) Software Engineering
12 28 (11.97%) Infrastructure as Code
13 23 (9.83%) Collaborative Working
14 21 (8.97%) CRM
15 17 (7.26%) Capacity Planning
15 17 (7.26%) Fintech
15 17 (7.26%) Test Automation
16 16 (6.84%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 77 (32.91%) SQL
2 37 (15.81%) JavaScript
3 34 (14.53%) PHP
4 29 (12.39%) Bash
5 25 (10.68%) C#
5 25 (10.68%) T-SQL
6 21 (8.97%) SAPscript
7 18 (7.69%) PL/SQL
8 16 (6.84%) Java
9 12 (5.13%) Python
10 10 (4.27%) PowerShell
11 9 (3.85%) VB.NET
12 5 (2.14%) C++
12 5 (2.14%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.85%) C
13 2 (0.85%) Perl
14 1 (0.43%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 67 (28.63%) CCNA
1 67 (28.63%) Cisco Certification
2 58 (24.79%) Degree
3 52 (22.22%) A+ Certification
3 52 (22.22%) Linux+ Certification
3 52 (22.22%) Network+ Certification
4 15 (6.41%) CCNP
5 4 (1.71%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.71%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.43%) LPIC
6 1 (0.43%) MCP
6 1 (0.43%) MCSE
6 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.26%) SLA
2 16 (6.84%) ISO 9001
3 9 (3.85%) QA
4 1 (0.43%) IEC 62304
4 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 66 (28.21%) Docker
2 21 (8.97%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (1.28%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.28%) vSphere
4 2 (0.85%) Firmware
4 2 (0.85%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.43%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 58 (24.79%) Kubernetes
2 37 (15.81%) Ansible
3 22 (9.40%) Terraform
4 14 (5.98%) Cisco Prime
4 14 (5.98%) SolarWinds Orion
5 12 (5.13%) Puppet
6 9 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (2.99%) Kibana
8 6 (2.56%) Fluentd
8 6 (2.56%) Prometheus
9 2 (0.85%) CFEngine
10 1 (0.43%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.43%) PowerCLI
10 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 1 (0.43%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 68 (29.06%) Cisco
2 54 (23.08%) Oracle
3 37 (15.81%) Microsoft
4 35 (14.96%) SolarWinds
5 30 (12.82%) Zend
6 21 (8.97%) SAP
7 16 (6.84%) Sun
8 14 (5.98%) Barracuda Networks
8 14 (5.98%) F5
8 14 (5.98%) Forcepoint
8 14 (5.98%) Juniper
8 14 (5.98%) Palo Alto
9 6 (2.56%) Splunk
10 5 (2.14%) Sage
10 5 (2.14%) VMware
11 2 (0.85%) Citrix
11 2 (0.85%) Google
12 1 (0.43%) IBM
12 1 (0.43%) Red Hat
12 1 (0.43%) Veeam