Period
to 17 November 2018

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 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
England > North East
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 22 21
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 +16
Permanent jobs citing Linux 141 115 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 9.96% 8.44% 9.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 52.22% 35.83% 36.90%
Number of salaries quoted 116 98 111
North East median annual salary £45,000 £41,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +3.13% +14.29%
10th Percentile £30,625 £31,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £72,312 £65,000 £50,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +3.09%

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 270 321 393
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 19.08% 23.57% 25.96%
Number of salaries quoted 224 287 319
North East median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% - +4.48%
10th Percentile £21,000 £21,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £53,052 £47,100
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 17 November 2018.

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 November 2018. 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 -3 116 £45,000 - 53
Durham +10 11 £47,500 +23.38% 8
Northumberland +12 4 £30,000 -6.25% 2
Linux
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, 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 75 (53.19%) Amazon AWS
2 70 (49.65%) Windows
3 62 (43.97%) DevOps
4 55 (39.01%) JavaScript
5 50 (35.46%) Agile Software Development
6 45 (31.91%) Java
7 44 (31.21%) Microsoft Azure
8 41 (29.08%) MongoDB
9 39 (27.66%) HTML
10 36 (25.53%) SQL
10 36 (25.53%) Windows Server
11 35 (24.82%) Python
12 34 (24.11%) Puppet
13 32 (22.70%) Node.js
14 31 (21.99%) Problem-Solving
14 31 (21.99%) Git (software)
15 30 (21.28%) Software Engineering
15 30 (21.28%) Configuration Management
15 30 (21.28%) Mentoring
16 29 (20.57%) Docker
16 29 (20.57%) NoSQL
17 28 (19.86%) Bash Shell
18 27 (19.15%) Jenkins
19 26 (18.44%) HTML5
20 25 (17.73%) VMware
21 24 (17.02%) CSS
21 24 (17.02%) Opscode Chef
22 23 (16.31%) C#
22 23 (16.31%) PHP
23 22 (15.60%) Red Hat

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 16 (11.35%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (7.09%) Apache Solr
3 9 (6.38%) nginx
4 7 (4.96%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.84%) Jetty
6 3 (2.13%) IIS
6 3 (2.13%) WordPress
7 2 (1.42%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.42%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.71%) Apache
8 1 (0.71%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.71%) CMS
8 1 (0.71%) Confluence
8 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.71%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 75 (53.19%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (31.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (11.35%) SaaS
4 11 (7.80%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (5.67%) Office 365
6 7 (4.96%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (3.55%) NuGet
8 4 (2.84%) PaaS
9 3 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (2.13%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.71%) Akamai
10 1 (0.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.71%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.71%) BlazeMeter
10 1 (0.71%) Datadog
10 1 (0.71%) GitHub
10 1 (0.71%) npm
10 1 (0.71%) Route 53
10 1 (0.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (12.77%) SSL
2 15 (10.64%) DNS
3 11 (7.80%) Internet
4 8 (5.67%) SAN
5 4 (2.84%) LAN
5 4 (2.84%) WAN
6 3 (2.13%) Firewall
7 2 (1.42%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (1.42%) DHCP
7 2 (1.42%) MPLS
7 2 (1.42%) NetScaler
7 2 (1.42%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.71%) Bluetooth
8 1 (0.71%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.71%) NAS
8 1 (0.71%) Network Security
8 1 (0.71%) RS-232
8 1 (0.71%) RS-485
8 1 (0.71%) VLAN
8 1 (0.71%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (29.08%) MongoDB
2 29 (20.57%) NoSQL
3 15 (10.64%) MySQL
4 12 (8.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 11 (7.80%) Apache Cassandra
5 11 (7.80%) SQL Server
6 10 (7.09%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (3.55%) RavenDB
8 3 (2.13%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.42%) DB2
9 2 (1.42%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.42%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.42%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.42%) Redis
10 1 (0.71%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.71%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (0.71%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.71%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 31 (21.99%) Git (software)
2 27 (19.15%) Jenkins
3 9 (6.38%) Subversion
4 8 (5.67%) Octopus Deploy
5 5 (3.55%) Maven
5 5 (3.55%) Visual Studio
6 4 (2.84%) JUnit
6 4 (2.84%) TeamCity
7 3 (2.13%) GitLab
7 3 (2.13%) JIRA
7 3 (2.13%) Vagrant
8 2 (1.42%) Ant
8 2 (1.42%) Bitbucket
8 2 (1.42%) Gradle
8 2 (1.42%) JDeveloper
8 2 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.71%) Apache Ivy
9 1 (0.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.71%) JMeter
9 1 (0.71%) Selenium
General
1 8 (5.67%) Automotive
2 7 (4.96%) Games
3 6 (4.26%) Advertising
4 5 (3.55%) Finance
5 3 (2.13%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.42%) Electronics
6 2 (1.42%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.71%) Law
7 1 (0.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 53 (37.59%) DevOps Engineer
2 24 (17.02%) Software Engineer
3 21 (14.89%) Developer
4 20 (14.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 18 (12.77%) AWS Engineer
6 16 (11.35%) AWS DevOps
6 16 (11.35%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 14 (9.93%) Linux Engineer
7 14 (9.93%) Senior DevOps
7 14 (9.93%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 14 (9.93%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 13 (9.22%) Server Engineer
8 13 (9.22%) Server Support
8 13 (9.22%) Server Support Engineer
8 13 (9.22%) Support Engineer
9 12 (8.51%) Infrastructure Support
9 12 (8.51%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 11 (7.80%) Senior Server Engineer
10 11 (7.80%) Senior Server Support Engineer
10 11 (7.80%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (27.66%) HTML
2 32 (22.70%) Node.js
3 26 (18.44%) HTML5
4 24 (17.02%) CSS
5 14 (9.93%) CherryPy
6 13 (9.22%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 11 (7.80%) Web Services
8 10 (7.09%) jQuery
8 10 (7.09%) JSON
9 8 (5.67%) AngularJS
10 6 (4.26%) Angular 2
10 6 (4.26%) Django
10 6 (4.26%) Sass
11 5 (3.55%) RabbitMQ
11 5 (3.55%) React
11 5 (3.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (2.84%) CSS3
12 4 (2.84%) J2EE
12 4 (2.84%) Spring
12 4 (2.84%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.93%) Linux Command Line
2 13 (9.22%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.96%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.55%) Private Cloud
5 4 (2.84%) Blog
5 4 (2.84%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.84%) Public Cloud
6 3 (2.13%) Replication
7 2 (1.42%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.42%) Online Games
7 2 (1.42%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.42%) Tandem
7 2 (1.42%) User Experience
8 1 (0.71%) CMDB
8 1 (0.71%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.71%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 70 (49.65%) Windows
2 36 (25.53%) Windows Server
3 19 (13.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (12.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (11.35%) Unix
6 13 (9.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (7.80%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (6.38%) CentOS
9 4 (2.84%) Android
9 4 (2.84%) Ubuntu
10 3 (2.13%) Apple iOS
10 3 (2.13%) Debian
10 3 (2.13%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.71%) AIX
11 1 (0.71%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.71%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.71%) VME
11 1 (0.71%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.71%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (43.97%) DevOps
2 50 (35.46%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (21.99%) Problem-Solving
4 30 (21.28%) Configuration Management
4 30 (21.28%) Mentoring
4 30 (21.28%) Software Engineering
5 22 (15.60%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 20 (14.18%) ITIL
7 18 (12.77%) Coaching
8 16 (11.35%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 15 (10.64%) Service Management
10 14 (9.93%) Analytics
10 14 (9.93%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (9.22%) Change Management
12 12 (8.51%) Deployment Automation
12 12 (8.51%) Microservices
12 12 (8.51%) Server Management
13 11 (7.80%) Benchmarking
13 11 (7.80%) Load Testing
14 10 (7.09%) OO
Programming Languages
1 55 (39.01%) JavaScript
2 45 (31.91%) Java
3 36 (25.53%) SQL
4 35 (24.82%) Python
5 28 (19.86%) Bash Shell
6 23 (16.31%) C#
6 23 (16.31%) PHP
7 22 (15.60%) Shell Script
8 19 (13.48%) PowerShell
9 14 (9.93%) C++
10 11 (7.80%) C
11 6 (4.26%) Ruby
12 5 (3.55%) Perl
13 4 (2.84%) Java 8
14 3 (2.13%) Jython
14 3 (2.13%) Scala
15 2 (1.42%) Embedded C
15 2 (1.42%) Embedded C++
15 2 (1.42%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.71%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 11 (7.80%) AWS Certification
2 6 (4.26%) Degree
3 5 (3.55%) CCNA
3 5 (3.55%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (3.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (2.84%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.84%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.71%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.71%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.71%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.71%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.71%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.96%) QA
2 6 (4.26%) SLA
3 1 (0.71%) GDPR
3 1 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.71%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (20.57%) Docker
2 21 (14.89%) Active Directory
3 11 (7.80%) Hyper-V
4 10 (7.09%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 5 (3.55%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (2.13%) Firmware
7 2 (1.42%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.71%) KVM
8 1 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.71%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.71%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.71%) Xen
8 1 (0.71%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.71%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 34 (24.11%) Puppet
2 24 (17.02%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (13.48%) Ansible
4 10 (7.09%) Cobbler
4 10 (7.09%) Kubernetes
5 9 (6.38%) Nagios
6 7 (4.96%) HAProxy
6 7 (4.96%) Terraform
7 4 (2.84%) Packer
8 3 (2.13%) ZABBIX
9 2 (1.42%) Icinga
9 2 (1.42%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (1.42%) vMotion
10 1 (0.71%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.71%) HP SIM
10 1 (0.71%) PaperCut
10 1 (0.71%) Salt
10 1 (0.71%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (17.73%) VMware
2 22 (15.60%) Red Hat
3 15 (10.64%) HP
4 13 (9.22%) Microsoft
5 7 (4.96%) Google
6 4 (2.84%) Oracle
6 4 (2.84%) Twitter
7 3 (2.13%) Cisco
7 3 (2.13%) Citrix
7 3 (2.13%) New Relic
7 3 (2.13%) Rackspace
7 3 (2.13%) RedGate
7 3 (2.13%) SolarWinds
7 3 (2.13%) Veeam
7 3 (2.13%) Zend
8 2 (1.42%) Adobe
8 2 (1.42%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.42%) BMC
8 2 (1.42%) Dell
8 2 (1.42%) Sybase