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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 23 16 22
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Permanent jobs citing Linux 37 31 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 9.20% 11.15% 8.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.13% 49.21% 37.14%
Number of salaries quoted 34 25 34
Average salary £46,109 £39,500 £35,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.73% +12.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £25,700 £29,350
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.56%
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
127 63 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 31.59% 22.66% 22.58%
Number of salaries quoted 100 57 85
Average salary £30,000 £34,250 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.40% +3.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
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 30 January 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 50 (51.02%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (43.88%) Windows
3 42 (42.86%) Java
4 25 (25.51%) SQL
4 25 (25.51%) TDD
4 25 (25.51%) Open Source
5 24 (24.49%) UNIX
6 23 (23.47%) HTML
7 21 (21.43%) Ruby
7 21 (21.43%) Mentoring
8 19 (19.39%) Relational Database
8 19 (19.39%) Degree
8 19 (19.39%) C#
9 18 (18.37%) Python
10 17 (17.35%) C++
10 17 (17.35%) PHP
10 17 (17.35%) JIRA
11 16 (16.33%) Firewall
12 15 (15.31%) Scrum
12 15 (15.31%) Multithreading
13 14 (14.29%) Selenium
14 13 (13.27%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (13.27%) Games
14 13 (13.27%) JavaScript
14 13 (13.27%) Puppet
14 13 (13.27%) Opscode Chef
15 12 (12.24%) Jenkins
15 12 (12.24%) Performance Monitoring
15 12 (12.24%) HTML5
15 12 (12.24%) CSS

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 11 (11.22%) Confluence
2 10 (10.20%) MS Exchange
2 10 (10.20%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (7.14%) Apache
4 6 (6.12%) IIS
5 5 (5.10%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (5.10%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (3.06%) WebLogic
6 3 (3.06%) Lync
7 2 (2.04%) Tomcat
7 2 (2.04%) AquaLogic
8 1 (1.02%) nginx
8 1 (1.02%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.02%) CMS
8 1 (1.02%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (1.02%) JBoss
Applications
1 9 (9.18%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.10%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.10%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.06%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.02%) SaaS
2 1 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.02%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (16.33%) Firewall
2 9 (9.18%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 7 (7.14%) DNS
3 7 (7.14%) DHCP
4 6 (6.12%) SAN
5 5 (5.10%) NAS
6 3 (3.06%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.02%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (19.39%) Relational Database
2 11 (11.22%) MySQL
2 11 (11.22%) MongoDB
2 11 (11.22%) NoSQL
3 5 (5.10%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.06%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (3.06%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.04%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (17.35%) JIRA
2 14 (14.29%) Selenium
3 12 (12.24%) Jenkins
4 7 (7.14%) Git (software)
5 5 (5.10%) PHPUnit
5 5 (5.10%) LoadRunner
6 3 (3.06%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (3.06%) Visual Studio
6 3 (3.06%) Facilita Forecast
6 3 (3.06%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.04%) JUnit
8 1 (1.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.02%) TestNG
8 1 (1.02%) Subversion
8 1 (1.02%) Maven
8 1 (1.02%) Ant
8 1 (1.02%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (1.02%) Hudson
General
1 13 (13.27%) Games
2 8 (8.16%) Marketing
3 4 (4.08%) Finance
3 4 (4.08%) French Language
3 4 (4.08%) German Language
3 4 (4.08%) Italian Language
4 3 (3.06%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.04%) Automotive
6 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.02%) Electronics
6 1 (1.02%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 33 (33.67%) Developer
2 23 (23.47%) Software Developer
3 12 (12.24%) Analyst
4 11 (11.22%) Solutions Architect
4 11 (11.22%) Architect
5 10 (10.20%) Web Engineer
6 9 (9.18%) Operations Engineer
6 9 (9.18%) Java Developer
6 9 (9.18%) Support Engineer
7 8 (8.16%) Tester
8 7 (7.14%) Java Software Developer
8 7 (7.14%) PHP Developer
8 7 (7.14%) Test Analyst
9 6 (6.12%) Principal Software Developer
10 5 (5.10%) Agile Test Analyst
10 5 (5.10%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 5 (5.10%) Linux Administrator
10 5 (5.10%) Consultant
10 5 (5.10%) Systems Administrator
10 5 (5.10%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (23.47%) HTML
2 12 (12.24%) HTML5
2 12 (12.24%) CSS
2 12 (12.24%) SOAP
2 12 (12.24%) Spring
3 11 (11.22%) JSON
3 11 (11.22%) Django
3 11 (11.22%) RESTful
4 10 (10.20%) Web Services
4 10 (10.20%) XML
5 8 (8.16%) OpenGL
6 6 (6.12%) Laravel
7 5 (5.10%) CodeIgniter
7 5 (5.10%) Symfony
7 5 (5.10%) LAMP
8 3 (3.06%) jQuery
9 2 (2.04%) XHTML
9 2 (2.04%) J2EE
9 2 (2.04%) Middleware
10 1 (1.02%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 25 (25.51%) Open Source
2 8 (8.16%) Client/Server
2 8 (8.16%) CUDA
2 8 (8.16%) Visualisation
3 7 (7.14%) Algorithms
3 7 (7.14%) 3D Graphics
4 6 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (5.10%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.06%) PACS
6 3 (3.06%) Smartcard
6 3 (3.06%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.02%) DTV
7 1 (1.02%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (1.02%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 43 (43.88%) Windows
2 24 (24.49%) UNIX
3 11 (11.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (11.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (6.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (4.08%) CentOS
6 2 (2.04%) Debian
7 1 (1.02%) Android
7 1 (1.02%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.02%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.02%) AIX
7 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.02%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (51.02%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (25.51%) TDD
3 21 (21.43%) Mentoring
4 15 (15.31%) Scrum
4 15 (15.31%) Multithreading
5 13 (13.27%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (12.24%) Performance Monitoring
7 11 (11.22%) Web Development
7 11 (11.22%) Unit Testing
7 11 (11.22%) Kanban
7 11 (11.22%) Configuration Management
7 11 (11.22%) MVC
8 10 (10.20%) ITIL
8 10 (10.20%) Image Processing
9 8 (8.16%) Change Management
9 8 (8.16%) Waterfall
9 8 (8.16%) 3D Visualisation
10 7 (7.14%) Game Development
10 7 (7.14%) Automated Testing
10 7 (7.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 42 (42.86%) Java
2 25 (25.51%) SQL
3 21 (21.43%) Ruby
4 19 (19.39%) C#
5 18 (18.37%) Python
6 17 (17.35%) C++
6 17 (17.35%) PHP
7 13 (13.27%) JavaScript
8 11 (11.22%) Scala
9 9 (9.18%) Perl
10 8 (8.16%) C
11 6 (6.12%) Shell Script
12 5 (5.10%) PowerShell
13 3 (3.06%) PHP5
14 2 (2.04%) VB
14 2 (2.04%) PL/SQL
15 1 (1.02%) Bash Shell
15 1 (1.02%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 19 (19.39%) Degree
2 7 (7.14%) PhD
3 6 (6.12%) CCNA
3 6 (6.12%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (5.10%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (5.10%) MCSE
4 5 (5.10%) MCSA
5 2 (2.04%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.04%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.02%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.18%) QA
2 5 (5.10%) SLA
3 3 (3.06%) DICOM
System Software
1 8 (8.16%) VMware ESX
2 6 (6.12%) Hyper-V
3 5 (5.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.10%) XenApp
3 5 (5.10%) XenServer
3 5 (5.10%) NFS
4 2 (2.04%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.02%) Samba
Systems Management
1 13 (13.27%) Puppet
1 13 (13.27%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.04%) OpenView
3 1 (1.02%) Cacti
3 1 (1.02%) WSUS
3 1 (1.02%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (11.22%) VMware
2 9 (9.18%) Red Hat
3 8 (8.16%) Cisco
3 8 (8.16%) Microsoft
3 8 (8.16%) Zend
4 7 (7.14%) Oracle
5 5 (5.10%) HP
5 5 (5.10%) Citrix
5 5 (5.10%) Symantec
6 3 (3.06%) Dell
7 2 (2.04%) Informatica
8 1 (1.02%) Perforce
8 1 (1.02%) SAP
8 1 (1.02%) IBM
8 1 (1.02%) Percona
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Salary: benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Salary: From £21,478 to £27,901 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
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Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Sage UK Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
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Accenture
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum DOE + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
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Blue Town Online
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
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Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 22 days ago