Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
England > North East
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 20 37
Rank change year-on-year -10 +17 -2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 123 123 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 7.05% 9.12% 6.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.63% 34.84% 34.78%
Number of salaries quoted 109 82 77
North East median annual salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.71% - -15.15%
10th Percentile £26,850 £25,050 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,625 £52,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +6.67%

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 377 353 253
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 21.60% 26.17% 18.62%
Number of salaries quoted 339 287 216
North East median annual salary £32,500 £30,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -9.09% -5.71%
10th Percentile £20,750 £21,250 £20,250
90th Percentile £50,000 £45,000 £50,625
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year - +1.12% +4.71%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 -11 94 £39,119 +10.19% 21
Durham -5 22 £28,500 -9.52% 6
Northumberland -4 1 £32,000 +6.67% 2
Linux
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 48 (39.02%) Windows
2 46 (37.40%) Amazon AWS
3 39 (31.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 38 (30.89%) DevOps
5 37 (30.08%) Web Services
6 36 (29.27%) SQL
7 32 (26.02%) ITIL
8 30 (24.39%) RESTful
8 30 (24.39%) High Availability
9 29 (23.58%) JavaScript
10 27 (21.95%) Banking
11 26 (21.14%) NoSQL
12 24 (19.51%) HTML
13 23 (18.70%) Middleware
13 23 (18.70%) Finance
14 22 (17.89%) Change Management
14 22 (17.89%) Identity Access Management
15 21 (17.07%) Automotive
15 21 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
15 21 (17.07%) Python
16 20 (16.26%) CSS
17 19 (15.45%) Firewall
17 19 (15.45%) Windows Server
18 18 (14.63%) HTML5
18 18 (14.63%) Java
18 18 (14.63%) Configuration Management
19 17 (13.82%) PHP
19 17 (13.82%) JSON
19 17 (13.82%) nginx
20 16 (13.01%) MongoDB

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 17 (13.82%) nginx
2 9 (7.32%) Apache
3 7 (5.69%) Confluence
3 7 (5.69%) JBoss
4 6 (4.88%) SharePoint
5 5 (4.07%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (4.07%) iPlanet
5 5 (4.07%) MQSeries
5 5 (4.07%) OpenStack
5 5 (4.07%) Tomcat
5 5 (4.07%) WebLogic
5 5 (4.07%) WebLogic Portal
6 4 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (3.25%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.63%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.81%) Documentum
8 1 (0.81%) IIS
8 1 (0.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.81%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.81%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (4.07%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (4.07%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (1.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.07%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.81%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 46 (37.40%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (31.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (6.50%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (6.50%) AWS CloudFormation
4 7 (5.69%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (4.88%) Amazon S3
6 5 (4.07%) Office 365
7 4 (3.25%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.81%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.81%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.81%) Datadog
8 1 (0.81%) IaaS
8 1 (0.81%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 19 (15.45%) Firewall
2 15 (12.20%) SSL
2 15 (12.20%) TCP/IP
3 13 (10.57%) SAN
4 10 (8.13%) WAN
5 9 (7.32%) LAN
5 9 (7.32%) NAS
5 9 (7.32%) VLAN
5 9 (7.32%) VoIP
6 8 (6.50%) DNS
7 7 (5.69%) DHCP
8 5 (4.07%) VPN
9 4 (3.25%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (3.25%) DMZ
9 4 (3.25%) SMTP
9 4 (3.25%) WLAN
10 3 (2.44%) PBX
10 3 (2.44%) SSH
10 3 (2.44%) Wireless
11 2 (1.63%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (21.14%) NoSQL
2 16 (13.01%) MongoDB
3 9 (7.32%) MySQL
4 8 (6.50%) SQL Server
5 5 (4.07%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (1.63%) Big Data
6 2 (1.63%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.81%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.81%) Power BI
7 1 (0.81%) RavenDB
7 1 (0.81%) Redis
7 1 (0.81%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.81%) TokuMX
Development Applications
1 13 (10.57%) JIRA
2 12 (9.76%) Jenkins
3 11 (8.94%) Git (software)
4 5 (4.07%) JUnit
5 4 (3.25%) Appium
5 4 (3.25%) Artifactory
5 4 (3.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (3.25%) Bitbucket
5 4 (3.25%) Hudson
5 4 (3.25%) JMeter
5 4 (3.25%) Maven
5 4 (3.25%) Selenium
5 4 (3.25%) TestNG
6 2 (1.63%) Subversion
6 2 (1.63%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.81%) GoogleTest
7 1 (0.81%) NuGet
7 1 (0.81%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.81%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (21.95%) Banking
2 23 (18.70%) Finance
3 21 (17.07%) Automotive
4 10 (8.13%) Telecoms
5 8 (6.50%) Electronics
5 8 (6.50%) Manufacturing
6 7 (5.69%) Marketing
7 3 (2.44%) Advertising
8 2 (1.63%) Games
9 1 (0.81%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (19.51%) DevOps Engineer
2 23 (18.70%) Technical Support
3 19 (15.45%) Cloud Engineer
4 16 (13.01%) Linux Engineer
5 15 (12.20%) Developer
6 13 (10.57%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 13 (10.57%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 12 (9.76%) AWS DevOps
8 11 (8.94%) AWS Engineer
8 11 (8.94%) Project Engineer
9 10 (8.13%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 10 (8.13%) Technical Leader
10 9 (7.32%) Analyst
10 9 (7.32%) Junior
11 8 (6.50%) Azure DevOps
11 8 (6.50%) Azure DevOps Engineer
11 8 (6.50%) Azure Engineer
11 8 (6.50%) Support Analyst
12 7 (5.69%) Consultant
12 7 (5.69%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (30.08%) Web Services
2 30 (24.39%) RESTful
3 24 (19.51%) HTML
4 23 (18.70%) Middleware
5 20 (16.26%) CSS
6 18 (14.63%) HTML5
7 17 (13.82%) JSON
8 15 (12.20%) Node.js
9 14 (11.38%) CherryPy
10 8 (6.50%) .NET
11 7 (5.69%) SOAP
12 6 (4.88%) J2EE
12 6 (4.88%) LDAP
13 4 (3.25%) Django
13 4 (3.25%) REST
13 4 (3.25%) WAP
13 4 (3.25%) XML
14 3 (2.44%) jQuery
14 3 (2.44%) LAMP
14 3 (2.44%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.13%) Clustering
2 9 (7.32%) CMDB
2 9 (7.32%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.88%) Linux Command Line
4 5 (4.07%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.07%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.25%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.25%) Replication
6 2 (1.63%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.63%) Grid Computing
7 1 (0.81%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (0.81%) Arduino
7 1 (0.81%) CESG
7 1 (0.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.81%) Fintech
7 1 (0.81%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.81%) Life Science
7 1 (0.81%) Social Media
7 1 (0.81%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 48 (39.02%) Windows
2 19 (15.45%) Windows Server
3 16 (13.01%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (9.76%) Unix
5 9 (7.32%) CentOS
5 9 (7.32%) Ubuntu
6 7 (5.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (4.07%) AIX
7 5 (4.07%) HPUX
7 5 (4.07%) Solaris
7 5 (4.07%) SUSE
8 4 (3.25%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.81%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (30.89%) DevOps
2 32 (26.02%) ITIL
3 30 (24.39%) High Availability
4 22 (17.89%) Change Management
4 22 (17.89%) Identity Access Management
5 21 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (14.63%) Configuration Management
7 10 (8.13%) Scrum
8 9 (7.32%) Test Automation
9 8 (6.50%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (6.50%) Continuous Delivery
9 8 (6.50%) SDLC
10 7 (5.69%) Digital Marketing
10 7 (5.69%) Programme Management
10 7 (5.69%) Project Planning
11 6 (4.88%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (4.88%) Open Source
12 5 (4.07%) Change Control
12 5 (4.07%) Load Balancing
12 5 (4.07%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (29.27%) SQL
2 29 (23.58%) JavaScript
3 21 (17.07%) Python
4 18 (14.63%) Java
5 17 (13.82%) PHP
6 12 (9.76%) Ruby
7 7 (5.69%) C#
7 7 (5.69%) C++
7 7 (5.69%) Perl
7 7 (5.69%) PowerShell
8 6 (4.88%) Bash Shell
9 4 (3.25%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.63%) C-shell
10 2 (1.63%) Korn
10 2 (1.63%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.63%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.81%) C
11 1 (0.81%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.81%) Go
11 1 (0.81%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (11.38%) Degree
2 4 (3.25%) AWS Certification
2 4 (3.25%) ISTQB
2 4 (3.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (1.63%) CCNA
3 2 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.63%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.63%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.81%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (0.81%) CISM
4 1 (0.81%) CISSP
4 1 (0.81%) CITP
4 1 (0.81%) IISP
4 1 (0.81%) ISSAP
4 1 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.81%) MBCS
4 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.63%) QA
2 1 (0.81%) Actionable Recommendations
2 1 (0.81%) COBIT
2 1 (0.81%) GDPR
2 1 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (0.81%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (9.76%) Docker
2 11 (8.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (7.32%) Hyper-V
4 5 (4.07%) Active Directory
4 5 (4.07%) KVM
4 5 (4.07%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (4.07%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 4 (3.25%) DFS Replication
5 4 (3.25%) XenApp
6 2 (1.63%) Samba
7 1 (0.81%) Firmware
7 1 (0.81%) Gluster
7 1 (0.81%) LXC
7 1 (0.81%) NFS
Systems Management
1 15 (12.20%) HAProxy
2 13 (10.57%) Puppet
3 12 (9.76%) Kubernetes
3 12 (9.76%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (8.94%) Terraform
5 9 (7.32%) Ansible
6 5 (4.07%) OpenView
6 5 (4.07%) Packer
7 4 (3.25%) Backup Exec
7 4 (3.25%) Docker Swarm
7 4 (3.25%) WSUS
8 2 (1.63%) Salt
9 1 (0.81%) Control-M
9 1 (0.81%) Graphite
9 1 (0.81%) Graylog
9 1 (0.81%) Icinga
9 1 (0.81%) logstash
9 1 (0.81%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.81%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 16 (13.01%) Red Hat
2 14 (11.38%) Cisco
3 13 (10.57%) VMware
4 12 (9.76%) Microsoft
5 10 (8.13%) Oracle
6 9 (7.32%) Veritas
7 8 (6.50%) HP
8 7 (5.69%) SAP
9 6 (4.88%) Citrix
9 6 (4.88%) Google
9 6 (4.88%) Symantec
10 5 (4.07%) Cognos
10 5 (4.07%) F5
10 5 (4.07%) Opsware
10 5 (4.07%) PlateSpin
10 5 (4.07%) Sun
11 4 (3.25%) arcserve
11 4 (3.25%) CA
11 4 (3.25%) Sophos
11 4 (3.25%) Veeam