The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 16 15 18
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 54 38 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 10.80% 10.24% 9.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.96% 42.70% 42.00%
Number of salaries quoted 44 35 39
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +34.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £23,300 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,925
% change year-on-year
- +2.76%
Linux
Tyne and Wear

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Operating Systems Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
159 89 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 31.80% 23.99% 23.31%
Number of salaries quoted 125 82 82
Average salary £30,000 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £24,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Newcastle upon Tyne region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Linux
Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Linux Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Linux
Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux.

1 55 (47.41%) Java
2 51 (43.97%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (40.52%) Windows
4 43 (37.07%) SQL
5 41 (35.34%) UNIX
6 32 (27.59%) C#
7 26 (22.41%) Degree
7 26 (22.41%) Mentoring
8 24 (20.69%) C++
8 24 (20.69%) Relational Database
9 23 (19.83%) HTML
9 23 (19.83%) Open Source
10 21 (18.10%) TDD
11 20 (17.24%) PHP
12 19 (16.38%) SOAP
12 19 (16.38%) Firewall
12 19 (16.38%) Ruby
13 18 (15.52%) XML
13 18 (15.52%) Python
14 17 (14.66%) ITIL
15 16 (13.79%) C
15 16 (13.79%) Selenium
16 15 (12.93%) JavaScript
16 15 (12.93%) Web Services
16 15 (12.93%) Client/Server
16 15 (12.93%) JIRA
16 15 (12.93%) Waterfall
17 14 (12.07%) Perl
17 14 (12.07%) MySQL
17 14 (12.07%) CSS

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (7.76%) Confluence
1 9 (7.76%) Exchange Server 2007
1 9 (7.76%) MS Exchange
2 8 (6.90%) Apache
3 5 (4.31%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (4.31%) IIS
3 5 (4.31%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (3.45%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.72%) Lync
5 2 (1.72%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.86%) Moodle
6 1 (0.86%) nginx
6 1 (0.86%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.86%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.86%) JBoss
6 1 (0.86%) Documentum
6 1 (0.86%) SAS
6 1 (0.86%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (11.21%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.45%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.31%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.72%) SaaS
3 1 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.86%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (16.38%) Firewall
2 11 (9.48%) DNS
2 11 (9.48%) DHCP
3 10 (8.62%) SAN
4 9 (7.76%) Intrusion Detection
4 9 (7.76%) TCP/IP
5 5 (4.31%) NAS
6 3 (2.59%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.86%) FTP
7 1 (0.86%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (20.69%) Relational Database
2 14 (12.07%) MySQL
3 9 (7.76%) MongoDB
3 9 (7.76%) NoSQL
4 7 (6.03%) SQL Server
4 7 (6.03%) Oracle Database
5 6 (5.17%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (4.31%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.72%) DB2
7 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (13.79%) Selenium
2 15 (12.93%) JIRA
3 11 (9.48%) Jenkins
4 8 (6.90%) LoadRunner
5 7 (6.03%) Git (software)
6 6 (5.17%) Facilita Forecast
6 6 (5.17%) Visual Studio
6 6 (5.17%) QuickTest Pro
7 5 (4.31%) PHPUnit
8 4 (3.45%) JUnit
9 2 (1.72%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.72%) Hudson
9 2 (1.72%) Ant
9 2 (1.72%) Maven
9 2 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (1.72%) TestNG
10 1 (0.86%) Subversion
10 1 (0.86%) Oracle Forms
General
1 12 (10.34%) Games
2 8 (6.90%) Marketing
3 4 (3.45%) French Language
3 4 (3.45%) German Language
3 4 (3.45%) Italian Language
4 2 (1.72%) Finance
4 2 (1.72%) Automotive
5 1 (0.86%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.86%) Advertising
5 1 (0.86%) Electronics
5 1 (0.86%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.86%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 35 (30.17%) Developer
2 25 (21.55%) Software Developer
3 21 (18.10%) Analyst
4 10 (8.62%) Support Engineer
4 10 (8.62%) Web Engineer
5 9 (7.76%) Operations Engineer
5 9 (7.76%) Architect
5 9 (7.76%) Test Analyst
5 9 (7.76%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (6.90%) Software Engineer
6 8 (6.90%) Technical Support
7 7 (6.03%) PHP Developer
7 7 (6.03%) Java Developer
7 7 (6.03%) Tester
7 7 (6.03%) Principal Software Developer
8 6 (5.17%) Programmer
8 6 (5.17%) Support Analyst
8 6 (5.17%) Applications Support
9 5 (4.31%) Lead Software Developer
9 5 (4.31%) Senior Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (19.83%) HTML
2 19 (16.38%) SOAP
3 18 (15.52%) XML
4 15 (12.93%) Web Services
5 14 (12.07%) CSS
6 11 (9.48%) Spring
7 10 (8.62%) HTML5
8 9 (7.76%) JSON
8 9 (7.76%) Django
8 9 (7.76%) RESTful
9 7 (6.03%) OpenGL
10 6 (5.17%) Laravel
11 5 (4.31%) Symfony
11 5 (4.31%) CodeIgniter
11 5 (4.31%) LAMP
12 3 (2.59%) jQuery
12 3 (2.59%) XHTML
13 2 (1.72%) REST
13 2 (1.72%) Backbone.js
13 2 (1.72%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 23 (19.83%) Open Source
2 15 (12.93%) Client/Server
3 9 (7.76%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (6.03%) Computer Science
4 7 (6.03%) Visualisation
4 7 (6.03%) CUDA
5 5 (4.31%) PACS
5 5 (4.31%) 3D Graphics
5 5 (4.31%) Smartcard
5 5 (4.31%) Algorithms
6 3 (2.59%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.86%) Statistics
7 1 (0.86%) DTV
7 1 (0.86%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.86%) Replication
7 1 (0.86%) Clustering
7 1 (0.86%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.86%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 47 (40.52%) Windows
2 41 (35.34%) UNIX
3 11 (9.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (9.48%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (6.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (3.45%) CentOS
6 2 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.72%) Debian
7 1 (0.86%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.86%) Android
7 1 (0.86%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.86%) AIX
7 1 (0.86%) Solaris
7 1 (0.86%) SUSE
7 1 (0.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (43.97%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (22.41%) Mentoring
3 21 (18.10%) TDD
4 17 (14.66%) ITIL
5 15 (12.93%) Waterfall
6 14 (12.07%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (10.34%) Scrum
7 12 (10.34%) MVC
7 12 (10.34%) Multithreading
7 12 (10.34%) Performance Monitoring
8 11 (9.48%) Configuration Management
9 10 (8.62%) Software Engineering
10 9 (7.76%) Web Development
10 9 (7.76%) Image Processing
10 9 (7.76%) Unit Testing
10 9 (7.76%) Kanban
10 9 (7.76%) Change Management
11 7 (6.03%) Performance Testing
11 7 (6.03%) Automated Testing
11 7 (6.03%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 55 (47.41%) Java
2 43 (37.07%) SQL
3 32 (27.59%) C#
4 24 (20.69%) C++
5 20 (17.24%) PHP
6 19 (16.38%) Ruby
7 18 (15.52%) Python
8 16 (13.79%) C
9 15 (12.93%) JavaScript
10 14 (12.07%) Perl
11 9 (7.76%) Scala
12 7 (6.03%) Shell Script
13 5 (4.31%) VB
14 4 (3.45%) PowerShell
15 3 (2.59%) PHP5
16 2 (1.72%) PL/SQL
17 1 (0.86%) T-SQL
17 1 (0.86%) Objective-C
17 1 (0.86%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 26 (22.41%) Degree
2 5 (4.31%) CCNA
2 5 (4.31%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (4.31%) PhD
3 4 (3.45%) MCSE
3 4 (3.45%) MCSA
3 4 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.45%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.45%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.86%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.62%) QA
2 5 (4.31%) DICOM
2 5 (4.31%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (8.62%) Hyper-V
2 8 (6.90%) VMware ESX
3 7 (6.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (5.17%) Active Directory
5 5 (4.31%) NFS
6 4 (3.45%) XenApp
6 4 (3.45%) XenServer
7 1 (0.86%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (0.86%) Samba
Systems Management
1 11 (9.48%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (9.48%) Puppet
2 4 (3.45%) WSUS
3 1 (0.86%) Cacti
3 1 (0.86%) Nagios
3 1 (0.86%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 14 (12.07%) VMware
2 12 (10.34%) Microsoft
3 11 (9.48%) Cisco
4 10 (8.62%) Oracle
4 10 (8.62%) Red Hat
5 8 (6.90%) Zend
6 5 (4.31%) Symantec
7 4 (3.45%) HP
7 4 (3.45%) Dell
7 4 (3.45%) Citrix
8 2 (1.72%) IBM
9 1 (0.86%) Blackboard
9 1 (0.86%) SAP
9 1 (0.86%) Progress
9 1 (0.86%) Perforce
9 1 (0.86%) Percona
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £37000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 15 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum DOE + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago