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

Linux
England > North East
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 30 26
Rank change year-on-year +3 -4 +5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 146 79 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 9.81% 6.86% 9.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 51.96% 31.98% 37.53%
Number of salaries quoted 125 61 123
North East median annual salary £45,000 £39,513 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.89% -1.22% +15.94%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,750 £22,750
90th Percentile £64,000 £61,500 £50,000
England median annual salary £53,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.00% - +5.26%

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 281 247 365
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 18.87% 21.46% 24.04%
Number of salaries quoted 241 213 319
North East median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - +6.06%
10th Percentile £21,000 £20,250 £21,925
90th Percentile £58,750 £51,653 £47,500
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 21 September 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 September 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 -4 110 £45,000 +13.89% 28
Durham +23 20 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Northumberland - 2 £35,000 - 1
Linux
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 86 (58.90%) Amazon AWS
2 81 (55.48%) DevOps
3 59 (40.41%) JavaScript
4 54 (36.99%) Windows
4 54 (36.99%) Microsoft Azure
5 46 (31.51%) MongoDB
6 45 (30.82%) Java
6 45 (30.82%) Python
7 43 (29.45%) Puppet
8 42 (28.77%) HTML
9 38 (26.03%) Configuration Management
9 38 (26.03%) Opscode Chef
10 37 (25.34%) SQL
10 37 (25.34%) Agile Software Development
11 34 (23.29%) NoSQL
11 34 (23.29%) Node.js
12 33 (22.60%) Bash Shell
12 33 (22.60%) PHP
13 32 (21.92%) Jenkins
14 31 (21.23%) Git (software)
15 30 (20.55%) HTML5
16 29 (19.86%) CSS
17 28 (19.18%) Ansible
17 28 (19.18%) Docker
18 26 (17.81%) Windows Server
19 25 (17.12%) Problem-Solving
19 25 (17.12%) C#
19 25 (17.12%) SSL
19 25 (17.12%) Software Engineering
20 24 (16.44%) PowerShell

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 (11.64%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (8.90%) Apache Solr
3 10 (6.85%) nginx
4 6 (4.11%) Apache
4 6 (4.11%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.05%) Confluence
5 3 (2.05%) IIS
5 3 (2.05%) Jetty
5 3 (2.05%) WordPress
6 2 (1.37%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.37%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.37%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.68%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (1.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 86 (58.90%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (36.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (13.01%) SaaS
4 11 (7.53%) Google Cloud Platform
5 9 (6.16%) AWS CloudFormation
6 7 (4.79%) Office 365
7 6 (4.11%) NuGet
8 5 (3.42%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (3.42%) Amazon S3
9 4 (2.74%) PaaS
10 3 (2.05%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 3 (2.05%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (2.05%) Datadog
10 3 (2.05%) Serverless
11 2 (1.37%) npm
12 1 (0.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.68%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.68%) GitHub
12 1 (0.68%) Route 53
12 1 (0.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 25 (17.12%) SSL
2 18 (12.33%) DNS
3 13 (8.90%) Internet
4 7 (4.79%) Firewall
5 5 (3.42%) LAN
5 5 (3.42%) WAN
6 3 (2.05%) DHCP
6 3 (2.05%) SMS
6 3 (2.05%) Value-Added Service
7 2 (1.37%) SAN
7 2 (1.37%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.68%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.68%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.68%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.68%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.68%) Network Security
8 1 (0.68%) RS-232
8 1 (0.68%) RS-485
8 1 (0.68%) VLAN
8 1 (0.68%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (31.51%) MongoDB
2 34 (23.29%) NoSQL
3 20 (13.70%) MySQL
4 14 (9.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 13 (8.90%) Apache Cassandra
5 13 (8.90%) SQL Server
6 8 (5.48%) RavenDB
7 7 (4.79%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (3.42%) Oracle Database
9 4 (2.74%) Amazon Redshift
9 4 (2.74%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.37%) DB2
10 2 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (1.37%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.37%) Redis
11 1 (0.68%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 32 (21.92%) Jenkins
2 31 (21.23%) Git (software)
3 11 (7.53%) JIRA
4 10 (6.85%) Bitbucket
4 10 (6.85%) Subversion
4 10 (6.85%) Visual Studio
5 9 (6.16%) Octopus Deploy
6 8 (5.48%) TeamCity
7 4 (2.74%) Maven
7 4 (2.74%) Vagrant
8 3 (2.05%) JUnit
9 2 (1.37%) Ant
9 2 (1.37%) Gradle
9 2 (1.37%) gulp
9 2 (1.37%) JDeveloper
9 2 (1.37%) Qt Creator
9 2 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.68%) Apache Ivy
10 1 (0.68%) GitLab
10 1 (0.68%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 14 (9.59%) Games
2 9 (6.16%) Automotive
3 7 (4.79%) Advertising
4 4 (2.74%) Electronics
4 4 (2.74%) Finance
4 4 (2.74%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.05%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.37%) Retail
7 1 (0.68%) Law
7 1 (0.68%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 71 (48.63%) DevOps Engineer
2 19 (13.01%) Software Engineer
3 18 (12.33%) AWS Engineer
3 18 (12.33%) Developer
4 17 (11.64%) Senior DevOps
4 17 (11.64%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 16 (10.96%) AWS DevOps
5 16 (10.96%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 16 (10.96%) Linux Engineer
6 11 (7.53%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 11 (7.53%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 9 (6.16%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 9 (6.16%) Systems Administrator
8 8 (5.48%) Administrator
8 8 (5.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (5.48%) Lead DevOps
9 7 (4.79%) Senior Software Engineer
10 6 (4.11%) Junior
10 6 (4.11%) Junior DevOps
10 6 (4.11%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (28.77%) HTML
2 34 (23.29%) Node.js
3 30 (20.55%) HTML5
4 29 (19.86%) CSS
5 17 (11.64%) CherryPy
6 15 (10.27%) Web Services
7 13 (8.90%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 11 (7.53%) JSON
9 10 (6.85%) jQuery
10 8 (5.48%) AngularJS
11 7 (4.79%) Angular 2
11 7 (4.79%) LAMP
11 7 (4.79%) RabbitMQ
12 6 (4.11%) Sass
13 5 (3.42%) .NET
13 5 (3.42%) Laravel
13 5 (3.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 4 (2.74%) CSS3
14 4 (2.74%) J2EE
14 4 (2.74%) React
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.85%) Linux Command Line
2 6 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.11%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.74%) Blog
3 4 (2.74%) Mainframe
3 4 (2.74%) Online Games
3 4 (2.74%) Private Cloud
3 4 (2.74%) User Experience
4 3 (2.05%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.05%) Digital Media
4 3 (2.05%) IBM Mainframe
4 3 (2.05%) NHS
4 3 (2.05%) Public Cloud
4 3 (2.05%) Replication
5 2 (1.37%) Arduino
5 2 (1.37%) Life Science
5 2 (1.37%) Tandem
5 2 (1.37%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.68%) CMDB
6 1 (0.68%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 54 (36.99%) Windows
2 26 (17.81%) Windows Server
3 19 (13.01%) Unix
4 12 (8.22%) Ubuntu
5 10 (6.85%) Debian
5 10 (6.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (6.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (2.74%) CentOS
7 4 (2.74%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (2.05%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.37%) Solaris
9 2 (1.37%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.68%) Android
10 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.68%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.68%) Fedora
10 1 (0.68%) SUSE
10 1 (0.68%) VME
10 1 (0.68%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.68%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (55.48%) DevOps
2 38 (26.03%) Configuration Management
3 37 (25.34%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (17.12%) Problem-Solving
4 25 (17.12%) Software Engineering
5 17 (11.64%) Deployment Automation
5 17 (11.64%) Mentoring
6 16 (10.96%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (10.27%) Continuous Improvement
8 14 (9.59%) ITIL
9 13 (8.90%) Benchmarking
9 13 (8.90%) Continuous Delivery
9 13 (8.90%) Load Testing
10 12 (8.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 11 (7.53%) Collaborative Working
12 9 (6.16%) Scrum
12 9 (6.16%) TDD
12 9 (6.16%) Web Development
13 8 (5.48%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 8 (5.48%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 59 (40.41%) JavaScript
2 45 (30.82%) Java
2 45 (30.82%) Python
3 37 (25.34%) SQL
4 33 (22.60%) Bash Shell
4 33 (22.60%) PHP
5 25 (17.12%) C#
6 24 (16.44%) PowerShell
7 23 (15.75%) Shell Script
8 14 (9.59%) C++
9 11 (7.53%) Ruby
10 10 (6.85%) Perl
11 9 (6.16%) C
12 3 (2.05%) Java 8
12 3 (2.05%) Jython
13 2 (1.37%) Embedded C
13 2 (1.37%) Embedded C++
13 2 (1.37%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.37%) Scala
14 1 (0.68%) Korn
Qualifications
1 13 (8.90%) AWS Certification
2 11 (7.53%) Degree
3 6 (4.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (4.11%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.11%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.05%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (2.05%) MCSE
4 3 (2.05%) OCP
4 3 (2.05%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.68%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.68%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.11%) GCP
1 6 (4.11%) QA
2 5 (3.42%) SLA
3 3 (2.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.37%) GDPR
4 2 (1.37%) ISO 13485
4 2 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.37%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.68%) ISO 31000
System Software
1 28 (19.18%) Docker
2 14 (9.59%) Active Directory
3 13 (8.90%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 9 (6.16%) Hyper-V
5 5 (3.42%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (2.05%) Firmware
7 2 (1.37%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.68%) KVM
8 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.68%) Postfix
8 1 (0.68%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.68%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.68%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.68%) Xen
8 1 (0.68%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.68%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 43 (29.45%) Puppet
2 38 (26.03%) Opscode Chef
3 28 (19.18%) Ansible
4 15 (10.27%) Terraform
5 13 (8.90%) Cobbler
5 13 (8.90%) Kubernetes
6 11 (7.53%) HAProxy
7 9 (6.16%) Nagios
8 7 (4.79%) Packer
9 3 (2.05%) ZABBIX
10 2 (1.37%) Icinga
10 2 (1.37%) Oracle RMAN
11 1 (0.68%) Docker Swarm
11 1 (0.68%) HP SIM
11 1 (0.68%) PaperCut
11 1 (0.68%) QRadar
11 1 (0.68%) Salt
11 1 (0.68%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (10.96%) Microsoft
1 16 (10.96%) Red Hat
1 16 (10.96%) VMware
2 10 (6.85%) Oracle
3 8 (5.48%) Google
4 7 (4.79%) Capita
4 7 (4.79%) Cisco
5 6 (4.11%) Citrix
5 6 (4.11%) New Relic
6 5 (3.42%) HP
6 5 (3.42%) Splunk
7 4 (2.74%) SAP
7 4 (2.74%) Twitter
8 3 (2.05%) Dell
8 3 (2.05%) IBM
8 3 (2.05%) Rackspace
8 3 (2.05%) RedGate
8 3 (2.05%) Zend
9 2 (1.37%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.37%) ServiceNow