Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
England > North East
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 20 29 23
Rank change year-on-year +9 -6 +26
Permanent jobs citing Linux 139 115 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 10.33% 7.35% 9.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.12% 32.30% 35.11%
Number of salaries quoted 123 101 83
North East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +14.29% +6.06%
10th Percentile £31,900 £27,500 £25,550
90th Percentile £72,312 £65,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +2.56%

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 295 356 356
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 21.92% 22.76% 26.55%
Number of salaries quoted 228 323 284
North East median annual salary £40,000 £32,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.08% +3.17% -4.55%
10th Percentile £22,200 £20,850 £21,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £57,200 £45,700
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 2019. 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 +4 124 £45,000 +12.50% 35
Durham +4 6 £47,500 +46.15% 2
Northumberland +9 3 £30,000 -6.25% 3
Linux
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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 67 (48.20%) Amazon AWS
2 65 (46.76%) Windows
3 62 (44.60%) Agile Software Development
4 56 (40.29%) DevOps
5 52 (37.41%) Java
6 45 (32.37%) Python
7 41 (29.50%) Mentoring
8 40 (28.78%) Microsoft Azure
9 38 (27.34%) JavaScript
10 37 (26.62%) Configuration Management
11 34 (24.46%) Puppet
11 34 (24.46%) MongoDB
11 34 (24.46%) Software Engineering
11 34 (24.46%) Problem-Solving
12 32 (23.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 31 (22.30%) SQL
14 30 (21.58%) Bash Shell
14 30 (21.58%) Coaching
14 30 (21.58%) Windows Server
15 27 (19.42%) NoSQL
16 26 (18.71%) C++
16 26 (18.71%) HTML
17 25 (17.99%) VMware
18 23 (16.55%) Service Management
18 23 (16.55%) Ansible
18 23 (16.55%) Docker
18 23 (16.55%) Node.js
18 23 (16.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 21 (15.11%) ITIL
19 21 (15.11%) Active Directory

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 11 (7.91%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (4.32%) nginx
3 5 (3.60%) Apache Solr
3 5 (3.60%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.44%) IIS
4 2 (1.44%) Jetty
4 2 (1.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (1.44%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.72%) CMS
5 1 (0.72%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (0.72%) GNU Octave
Cloud Services
1 67 (48.20%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (28.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (10.07%) Google Cloud Platform
4 8 (5.76%) SaaS
5 7 (5.04%) Office 365
6 5 (3.60%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (2.16%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (2.16%) Amazon S3
7 3 (2.16%) NuGet
7 3 (2.16%) Serverless
8 2 (1.44%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.72%) Akamai
9 1 (0.72%) BlazeMeter
9 1 (0.72%) Datadog
9 1 (0.72%) GitHub
9 1 (0.72%) npm
9 1 (0.72%) PaaS
9 1 (0.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.63%) DNS
1 12 (8.63%) SSL
2 9 (6.47%) SAN
3 8 (5.76%) Internet
4 4 (2.88%) Network Security
5 3 (2.16%) DHCP
5 3 (2.16%) Firewall
6 2 (1.44%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (1.44%) LAN
6 2 (1.44%) MPLS
6 2 (1.44%) NAS
6 2 (1.44%) NetScaler
6 2 (1.44%) WAN
7 1 (0.72%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (24.46%) MongoDB
2 27 (19.42%) NoSQL
3 15 (10.79%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (8.63%) Apache Cassandra
5 10 (7.19%) SQL Server
6 9 (6.47%) MySQL
7 8 (5.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (2.16%) RavenDB
9 2 (1.44%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.44%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.44%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.72%) Big Data
10 1 (0.72%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 20 (14.39%) Git (software)
2 18 (12.95%) Jenkins
3 6 (4.32%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (2.88%) TeamCity
4 4 (2.88%) Visual Studio
5 3 (2.16%) JIRA
5 3 (2.16%) Subversion
6 2 (1.44%) GitLab
6 2 (1.44%) JDeveloper
6 2 (1.44%) JUnit
6 2 (1.44%) Maven
7 1 (0.72%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.72%) gulp
7 1 (0.72%) JMeter
7 1 (0.72%) Selenium
7 1 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.72%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.72%) webpack
General
1 6 (4.32%) Finance
2 4 (2.88%) Banking
3 3 (2.16%) Games
4 2 (1.44%) Automotive
4 2 (1.44%) Electronics
4 2 (1.44%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.44%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.72%) Advertising
5 1 (0.72%) French Language
5 1 (0.72%) German Language
5 1 (0.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 47 (33.81%) DevOps Engineer
2 25 (17.99%) Software Engineer
3 20 (14.39%) Developer
3 20 (14.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 16 (11.51%) AWS Engineer
5 15 (10.79%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 14 (10.07%) Server Engineer
6 14 (10.07%) Server Support
6 14 (10.07%) Server Support Engineer
6 14 (10.07%) Support Engineer
7 13 (9.35%) Infrastructure Support
7 13 (9.35%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 13 (9.35%) Linux Engineer
8 12 (8.63%) Cloud Engineer
8 12 (8.63%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 12 (8.63%) Senior Server Engineer
8 12 (8.63%) Senior Server Support Engineer
9 11 (7.91%) Senior DevOps
9 11 (7.91%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 11 (7.91%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (18.71%) HTML
2 23 (16.55%) Node.js
3 16 (11.51%) HTML5
4 14 (10.07%) CSS
5 10 (7.19%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 9 (6.47%) CherryPy
6 9 (6.47%) Web Services
7 7 (5.04%) AngularJS
7 7 (5.04%) jQuery
8 6 (4.32%) Django
8 6 (4.32%) Sass
9 5 (3.60%) React
9 5 (3.60%) RESTful
10 4 (2.88%) Angular 2
10 4 (2.88%) JSON
10 4 (2.88%) Kafka
11 3 (2.16%) .NET
11 3 (2.16%) RabbitMQ
11 3 (2.16%) Vue.js
12 2 (1.44%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.23%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.47%) Linux Command Line
3 8 (5.76%) Public Cloud
4 4 (2.88%) Clustering
4 4 (2.88%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.88%) Private Cloud
5 3 (2.16%) Replication
6 2 (1.44%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.44%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.44%) Tandem
6 2 (1.44%) User Experience
7 1 (0.72%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (0.72%) CMDB
7 1 (0.72%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 65 (46.76%) Windows
2 32 (23.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 30 (21.58%) Windows Server
4 17 (12.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (10.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (8.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (5.76%) Debian
7 8 (5.76%) Ubuntu
8 7 (5.04%) CentOS
8 7 (5.04%) Unix
9 3 (2.16%) Android
10 2 (1.44%) AIX
10 2 (1.44%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.44%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.72%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.72%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.72%) VME
11 1 (0.72%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (44.60%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (40.29%) DevOps
3 41 (29.50%) Mentoring
4 37 (26.62%) Configuration Management
5 34 (24.46%) Problem-Solving
5 34 (24.46%) Software Engineering
6 30 (21.58%) Coaching
7 23 (16.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 23 (16.55%) Service Management
8 21 (15.11%) ITIL
9 17 (12.23%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 16 (11.51%) Analytics
11 15 (10.79%) Server Management
12 14 (10.07%) Change Management
12 14 (10.07%) Computer Science
12 14 (10.07%) Microservices
12 14 (10.07%) OO
13 13 (9.35%) Technical Leadership
14 11 (7.91%) Business Intelligence
14 11 (7.91%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 52 (37.41%) Java
2 45 (32.37%) Python
3 38 (27.34%) JavaScript
4 31 (22.30%) SQL
5 30 (21.58%) Bash Shell
6 26 (18.71%) C++
7 18 (12.95%) Perl
8 17 (12.23%) C#
9 16 (11.51%) C
10 15 (10.79%) Shell Script
11 10 (7.19%) PowerShell
12 9 (6.47%) PHP
12 9 (6.47%) Ruby
13 2 (1.44%) Java 8
13 2 (1.44%) Jython
13 2 (1.44%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.44%) Scala
14 1 (0.72%) Fortran
14 1 (0.72%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.72%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (5.76%) AWS Certification
2 7 (5.04%) Degree
3 6 (4.32%) CCNA
3 6 (4.32%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (4.32%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.32%) Security Cleared
3 6 (4.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (2.16%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.72%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.72%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.32%) QA
1 6 (4.32%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (16.55%) Docker
2 21 (15.11%) Active Directory
3 8 (5.76%) Hyper-V
4 5 (3.60%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (2.16%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (1.44%) Firmware
6 2 (1.44%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.72%) KVM
7 1 (0.72%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.72%) Xen
7 1 (0.72%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.72%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 34 (24.46%) Puppet
2 23 (16.55%) Ansible
3 20 (14.39%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (5.76%) Nagios
5 7 (5.04%) Kubernetes
6 5 (3.60%) Cobbler
6 5 (3.60%) HAProxy
7 4 (2.88%) Packer
8 3 (2.16%) Terraform
9 2 (1.44%) Icinga
9 2 (1.44%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (1.44%) vMotion
9 2 (1.44%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.72%) HP SIM
10 1 (0.72%) PaperCut
Vendors
1 25 (17.99%) VMware
2 21 (15.11%) Red Hat
3 15 (10.79%) HP
4 10 (7.19%) Google
4 10 (7.19%) Microsoft
5 5 (3.60%) BMC
6 4 (2.88%) Dynatrace
6 4 (2.88%) Meraki
7 3 (2.16%) Cisco
7 3 (2.16%) New Relic
7 3 (2.16%) SolarWinds
7 3 (2.16%) Veeam
8 2 (1.44%) Citrix
8 2 (1.44%) Oracle
8 2 (1.44%) Rackspace
8 2 (1.44%) RedGate
9 1 (0.72%) CA
9 1 (0.72%) Dell Compellent
9 1 (0.72%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.72%) Splunk