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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 33 15 10
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 37 68 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 7.54% 13.36% 15.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.04% 45.64% 52.05%
Number of salaries quoted 37 64 70
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £44,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.89%
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
112 149 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 22.81% 29.27% 29.26%
Number of salaries quoted 90 133 134
Average salary £27,500 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £23,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 6 May 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 43 (60.56%) Windows
2 24 (33.80%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (22.54%) UNIX
3 16 (22.54%) SQL
3 16 (22.54%) Degree
4 15 (21.13%) MS Exchange
5 13 (18.31%) Java
5 13 (18.31%) PHP
6 11 (15.49%) SAN
7 10 (14.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (14.08%) TCP/IP
7 10 (14.08%) Oracle
7 10 (14.08%) Python
7 10 (14.08%) VMware
7 10 (14.08%) Ruby
7 10 (14.08%) Exchange Server 2007
7 10 (14.08%) Multithreading
7 10 (14.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (12.68%) TDD
8 9 (12.68%) MySQL
8 9 (12.68%) ITIL
8 9 (12.68%) MS Excel
9 8 (11.27%) DNS
9 8 (11.27%) SLA
9 8 (11.27%) DHCP
9 8 (11.27%) SQL Server
9 8 (11.27%) PL/SQL
9 8 (11.27%) HTML
9 8 (11.27%) VMware ESX
9 8 (11.27%) Games

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 15 (21.13%) MS Exchange
2 10 (14.08%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (9.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (8.45%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (7.04%) SharePoint
6 4 (5.63%) IIS
6 4 (5.63%) Apache
7 3 (4.23%) Lync
8 2 (2.82%) Confluence
8 2 (2.82%) Node.js
8 2 (2.82%) WebLogic
8 2 (2.82%) AquaLogic
9 1 (1.41%) nginx
Applications
1 9 (12.68%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.63%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.04%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.82%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.41%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.49%) SAN
2 10 (14.08%) TCP/IP
3 8 (11.27%) DNS
3 8 (11.27%) NAS
3 8 (11.27%) DHCP
4 4 (5.63%) HTTP
4 4 (5.63%) Firewall
4 4 (5.63%) iSCSI
5 2 (2.82%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (2.82%) Wireless
6 1 (1.41%) GPRS
6 1 (1.41%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.68%) MySQL
2 8 (11.27%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.27%) Oracle Database
3 5 (7.04%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (4.23%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.82%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.82%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.41%) Redis
6 1 (1.41%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (5.63%) JIRA
2 3 (4.23%) Selenium
2 3 (4.23%) Cucumber
3 2 (2.82%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.82%) PHPUnit
3 2 (2.82%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.41%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.41%) Ant
4 1 (1.41%) JUnit
4 1 (1.41%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.41%) JMeter
4 1 (1.41%) Maven
General
1 8 (11.27%) Games
2 7 (9.86%) Italian Language
3 6 (8.45%) French Language
3 6 (8.45%) German Language
4 3 (4.23%) Marketing
5 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.82%) Finance
6 1 (1.41%) Automotive
6 1 (1.41%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.41%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 15 (21.13%) Developer
2 14 (19.72%) Support Engineer
3 12 (16.90%) Software Developer
4 7 (9.86%) Software Engineer
5 6 (8.45%) Tester
5 6 (8.45%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (8.45%) DBA
5 6 (8.45%) Administrator
5 6 (8.45%) Java Developer
5 6 (8.45%) Oracle DBA
5 6 (8.45%) Java Software Developer
6 5 (7.04%) Head of Development
6 5 (7.04%) Technical Support Engineer
6 5 (7.04%) Technical Engineer
6 5 (7.04%) Consultant
6 5 (7.04%) Technical Support
7 4 (5.63%) Junior
7 4 (5.63%) Analyst
7 4 (5.63%) Test Analyst
7 4 (5.63%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.27%) HTML
2 6 (8.45%) CSS
3 5 (7.04%) HTML5
4 4 (5.63%) OpenGL
5 3 (4.23%) XML
5 3 (4.23%) SOAP
5 3 (4.23%) .NET
5 3 (4.23%) Spring
5 3 (4.23%) JSON
6 2 (2.82%) Laravel
6 2 (2.82%) Symfony
6 2 (2.82%) CodeIgniter
6 2 (2.82%) Django
6 2 (2.82%) RESTful
6 2 (2.82%) J2EE
6 2 (2.82%) Web Services
6 2 (2.82%) XHTML
6 2 (2.82%) Middleware
6 2 (2.82%) LAMP
7 1 (1.41%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.45%) Visualisation
1 6 (8.45%) 3D Graphics
1 6 (8.45%) Algorithms
2 5 (7.04%) Open Source
3 4 (5.63%) CUDA
4 3 (4.23%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.41%) Statistics
5 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 43 (60.56%) Windows
2 16 (22.54%) UNIX
3 10 (14.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (14.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (7.04%) CentOS
4 5 (7.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (33.80%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (14.08%) Multithreading
3 9 (12.68%) TDD
3 9 (12.68%) ITIL
4 6 (8.45%) OOD
4 6 (8.45%) Scrum
4 6 (8.45%) Unit Testing
4 6 (8.45%) Image Processing
4 6 (8.45%) Waterfall
4 6 (8.45%) Game Development
5 5 (7.04%) Software Engineering
5 5 (7.04%) CMMI
5 5 (7.04%) Test Automation
6 4 (5.63%) Network Management
6 4 (5.63%) Change Management
6 4 (5.63%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (5.63%) 3D Visualisation
6 4 (5.63%) Manual Testing
6 4 (5.63%) Web Development
6 4 (5.63%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (22.54%) SQL
2 13 (18.31%) PHP
2 13 (18.31%) Java
3 10 (14.08%) Python
3 10 (14.08%) Ruby
4 8 (11.27%) PL/SQL
5 7 (9.86%) JavaScript
5 7 (9.86%) C++
6 6 (8.45%) T-SQL
7 5 (7.04%) C#
8 4 (5.63%) Perl
8 4 (5.63%) PowerShell
9 3 (4.23%) Bash Shell
9 3 (4.23%) Shell Script
9 3 (4.23%) C
10 2 (2.82%) Scala
11 1 (1.41%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 16 (22.54%) Degree
2 6 (8.45%) MCSA
2 6 (8.45%) PhD
2 6 (8.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (7.04%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (7.04%) CCNA
4 4 (5.63%) MCSE
5 1 (1.41%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.41%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.27%) SLA
2 6 (8.45%) QA
3 5 (7.04%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 8 (11.27%) VMware ESX
1 8 (11.27%) Hyper-V
2 6 (8.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (8.45%) NFS
2 6 (8.45%) Active Directory
3 5 (7.04%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (5.63%) XenApp
4 4 (5.63%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (7.04%) Puppet
1 5 (7.04%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.82%) OpenView
3 1 (1.41%) Nagios
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.41%) Cacti
Vendors
1 10 (14.08%) Oracle
1 10 (14.08%) VMware
2 6 (8.45%) Red Hat
2 6 (8.45%) Symantec
2 6 (8.45%) Cisco
2 6 (8.45%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.63%) HP
3 4 (5.63%) Citrix
4 2 (2.82%) Informatica
4 2 (2.82%) Zend
5 1 (1.41%) Percona
5 1 (1.41%) BT
5 1 (1.41%) Sybase
5 1 (1.41%) Dell
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