Period
to 6 June 2020

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 6 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
England > North East
6 months to
6 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 35 16 37
Rank change year-on-year -19 +21 +2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 59 149 119
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 5.76% 11.77% 6.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.42% 49.50% 38.14%
Number of salaries quoted 51 94 105
Median annual salary £40,000 £47,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.79% +26.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,250 £32,667 £25,400
90th Percentile £60,000 £64,950 £61,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 182 301 312
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 17.77% 23.78% 18.09%
Number of salaries quoted 162 198 266
Median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £34,125
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +17.22% +5.00%
10th Percentile £22,250 £21,925 £20,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £57,250 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 6 June 2020.

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 6 June 2020. 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 -18 43 £45,000 -10.00% 13
Durham -11 15 £36,500 -7.59% 5
Linux
England

For the 6 months to 6 June 2020, 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 26 (44.07%) Windows
2 21 (35.59%) DevOps
3 17 (28.81%) Python
3 17 (28.81%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (25.42%) SSL
4 15 (25.42%) AWS
5 14 (23.73%) Unix
6 13 (22.03%) ITIL
6 13 (22.03%) Azure
7 12 (20.34%) Git (software)
7 12 (20.34%) Microsoft
8 11 (18.64%) Software Engineering
8 11 (18.64%) JavaScript
8 11 (18.64%) SQL
8 11 (18.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 10 (16.95%) NoSQL
9 10 (16.95%) PowerShell
9 10 (16.95%) SQL Server
9 10 (16.95%) SLA
10 9 (15.25%) Cisco
10 9 (15.25%) Firewall
10 9 (15.25%) Debian
10 9 (15.25%) Puppet
10 9 (15.25%) Terraform
10 9 (15.25%) Windows Server
11 8 (13.56%) Opscode Chef
11 8 (13.56%) Bash Shell
11 8 (13.56%) PHP
11 8 (13.56%) DNS
12 7 (11.86%) Wi-Fi

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 4 (6.78%) Apache
1 4 (6.78%) IIS
2 2 (3.39%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (25.42%) AWS
2 13 (22.03%) Azure
3 6 (10.17%) PaaS
3 6 (10.17%) SaaS
4 5 (8.47%) GCP
5 4 (6.78%) IaaS
6 2 (3.39%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (3.39%) Datadog
6 2 (3.39%) GitHub
7 1 (1.69%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.69%) Office 365
7 1 (1.69%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 15 (25.42%) SSL
2 9 (15.25%) Firewall
3 8 (13.56%) DNS
4 7 (11.86%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (10.17%) 3G
5 6 (10.17%) 4G
5 6 (10.17%) BGP
5 6 (10.17%) FCoE
5 6 (10.17%) IPsec
5 6 (10.17%) LAN
5 6 (10.17%) MPLS
5 6 (10.17%) OSPF
5 6 (10.17%) SAN
5 6 (10.17%) Unified Communications
5 6 (10.17%) WAN
5 6 (10.17%) Wireless
6 5 (8.47%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (8.47%) DHCP
6 5 (8.47%) Ethernet
6 5 (8.47%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.95%) NoSQL
1 10 (16.95%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.86%) MongoDB
3 4 (6.78%) MySQL
4 3 (5.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.69%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (1.69%) Oracle OWB
6 1 (1.69%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 12 (20.34%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.08%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.08%) Mercurial
3 1 (1.69%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.69%) HP UFT
General
1 3 (5.08%) Games
2 2 (3.39%) Automotive
2 2 (3.39%) Finance
2 2 (3.39%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 12 (20.34%) Administrator
2 11 (18.64%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (11.86%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (10.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (10.17%) Linux Administrator
4 6 (10.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 6 (10.17%) Network Engineer
5 5 (8.47%) Azure Administrator
5 5 (8.47%) Cisco Engineer
5 5 (8.47%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 5 (8.47%) Technical Specialist
6 4 (6.78%) Developer
6 4 (6.78%) Integration Specialist
7 3 (5.08%) Automation Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) AWS DevOps
7 3 (5.08%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) AWS Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Development Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Java Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Linux Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.17%) HTML
1 6 (10.17%) HTML5
1 6 (10.17%) Node.js
2 4 (6.78%) XML
2 4 (6.78%) XML Messaging
3 3 (5.08%) CherryPy
3 3 (5.08%) CSS
4 2 (3.39%) Middleware
4 2 (3.39%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (3.39%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 2 (3.39%) Web Services
5 1 (1.69%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.69%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.69%) Java EE
5 1 (1.69%) LAMP
5 1 (1.69%) REST
5 1 (1.69%) SOAP
5 1 (1.69%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.17%) Data Centre
1 6 (10.17%) Greenfield Project
1 6 (10.17%) Management Information System
1 6 (10.17%) PKI
2 4 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.08%) Public Cloud
4 2 (3.39%) Clustering
5 1 (1.69%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.69%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 26 (44.07%) Windows
2 14 (23.73%) Unix
3 9 (15.25%) Debian
3 9 (15.25%) Windows Server
4 6 (10.17%) CentOS
5 5 (8.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (8.47%) Windows Server 2016
6 4 (6.78%) Ubuntu
6 4 (6.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.39%) Solaris
8 1 (1.69%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (35.59%) DevOps
2 17 (28.81%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (22.03%) ITIL
4 11 (18.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 11 (18.64%) Software Engineering
5 7 (11.86%) Project Delivery
6 6 (10.17%) Change Control
6 6 (10.17%) Information Management
6 6 (10.17%) Load Balancing
6 6 (10.17%) Mathematics
6 6 (10.17%) Operations Management
7 5 (8.47%) Computer Science
7 5 (8.47%) High Availability
7 5 (8.47%) Identity Access Management
7 5 (8.47%) ITSM
7 5 (8.47%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (8.47%) Service Delivery
7 5 (8.47%) Test Automation
7 5 (8.47%) WAN Optimisation
7 5 (8.47%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 17 (28.81%) Python
2 11 (18.64%) JavaScript
2 11 (18.64%) SQL
3 10 (16.95%) PowerShell
4 8 (13.56%) Bash Shell
4 8 (13.56%) PHP
5 4 (6.78%) Java
6 3 (5.08%) Java 8
7 2 (3.39%) C#
7 2 (3.39%) C++
8 1 (1.69%) C
8 1 (1.69%) COBOL
8 1 (1.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (10.17%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (10.17%) Degree
2 1 (1.69%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.95%) SLA
2 2 (3.39%) QA
System Software
1 6 (10.17%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.78%) Virtual Servers
2 4 (6.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.08%) Docker
4 1 (1.69%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.69%) KVM
4 1 (1.69%) ProxySG
4 1 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.69%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (15.25%) Puppet
1 9 (15.25%) Terraform
2 8 (13.56%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (10.17%) Ansible
4 5 (8.47%) Cisco Prime
4 5 (8.47%) SolarWinds Orion
5 3 (5.08%) Grafana
5 3 (5.08%) Nagios
6 2 (3.39%) SCCM
6 2 (3.39%) SCOM
7 1 (1.69%) CASB
7 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (1.69%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.69%) Stealthwatch
7 1 (1.69%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 12 (20.34%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.25%) Cisco
3 7 (11.86%) SolarWinds
4 6 (10.17%) VMware
5 5 (8.47%) Barracuda Networks
5 5 (8.47%) F5
5 5 (8.47%) Forcepoint
5 5 (8.47%) Juniper
5 5 (8.47%) Palo Alto
5 5 (8.47%) ServiceNow
6 3 (5.08%) Oracle
7 2 (3.39%) Dynatrace
7 2 (3.39%) NVIDIA
7 2 (3.39%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.69%) Citrix
8 1 (1.69%) Informatica
8 1 (1.69%) Micro Focus
8 1 (1.69%) Symantec