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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 25 23 20
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 42 45 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 9.91% 8.29% 7.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.18% 31.47% 35.05%
Number of salaries quoted 39 42 33
Average salary £30,000 £33,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.44% -16.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,900 £24,000 £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,950 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
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
102 143 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 24.06% 26.34% 22.66%
Number of salaries quoted 90 130 83
Average salary £27,500 £30,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.83% -1.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 3 July 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 41 (54.67%) Windows
2 22 (29.33%) SQL
3 20 (26.67%) MySQL
3 20 (26.67%) UNIX
4 16 (21.33%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (21.33%) Degree
5 14 (18.67%) Java
5 14 (18.67%) PHP
5 14 (18.67%) Active Directory
6 13 (17.33%) MS Exchange
6 13 (17.33%) SQL Server
6 13 (17.33%) Python
7 11 (14.67%) SAN
8 10 (13.33%) SharePoint
8 10 (13.33%) DNS
8 10 (13.33%) ITIL
8 10 (13.33%) CSS
8 10 (13.33%) JavaScript
8 10 (13.33%) HTML
9 9 (12.00%) Oracle
9 9 (12.00%) Red Hat
9 9 (12.00%) Microsoft
9 9 (12.00%) VMware
9 9 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (10.67%) Exchange Server 2010
10 8 (10.67%) TCP/IP
10 8 (10.67%) C++
10 8 (10.67%) MS Excel
11 7 (9.33%) PL/SQL
11 7 (9.33%) Network Management

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 13 (17.33%) MS Exchange
2 10 (13.33%) SharePoint
3 8 (10.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (8.00%) Apache
5 4 (5.33%) Node.js
5 4 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (5.33%) nginx
6 3 (4.00%) Tomcat
6 3 (4.00%) CMS
6 3 (4.00%) Zope
6 3 (4.00%) Plone
7 1 (1.33%) AquaLogic
7 1 (1.33%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.33%) JBoss
7 1 (1.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (10.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.67%) SAN
2 10 (13.33%) DNS
3 8 (10.67%) TCP/IP
4 6 (8.00%) NAS
5 5 (6.67%) Firewall
5 5 (6.67%) DHCP
6 4 (5.33%) Wireless
6 4 (5.33%) iSCSI
7 3 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (4.00%) HTTP
7 3 (4.00%) SSL
8 2 (2.67%) VPN
9 1 (1.33%) GPRS
9 1 (1.33%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (26.67%) MySQL
2 13 (17.33%) SQL Server
3 7 (9.33%) Oracle Database
4 5 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (4.00%) NoSQL
5 3 (4.00%) MariaDB
6 2 (2.67%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.67%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.33%) Redis
7 1 (1.33%) Big Data
7 1 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (5.33%) Selenium
2 3 (4.00%) WebDriver
2 3 (4.00%) Subversion
3 2 (2.67%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.33%) JMeter
4 1 (1.33%) JIRA
4 1 (1.33%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.33%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (5.33%) Finance
1 4 (5.33%) Italian Language
2 3 (4.00%) Games
2 3 (4.00%) French Language
2 3 (4.00%) German Language
3 2 (2.67%) Marketing
3 2 (2.67%) Electronics
3 2 (2.67%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.33%) Automotive
4 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.33%) Hebrew Language
Job Titles
1 14 (18.67%) Support Engineer
2 12 (16.00%) Software Engineer
3 11 (14.67%) Developer
4 8 (10.67%) Software Developer
4 8 (10.67%) Administrator
5 7 (9.33%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (9.33%) DBA
5 7 (9.33%) Software Support Engineer
6 6 (8.00%) Oracle DBA
7 5 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (6.67%) Java Developer
7 5 (6.67%) Head of Development
8 4 (5.33%) IT Technician
8 4 (5.33%) Senior IT Technician
8 4 (5.33%) Technical Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) Infrastructure Technician
8 4 (5.33%) Senior Technician
8 4 (5.33%) Technical Support Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.33%) HTML
1 10 (13.33%) CSS
2 5 (6.67%) .NET
2 5 (6.67%) XML
2 5 (6.67%) JSON
3 4 (5.33%) HTML5
3 4 (5.33%) SOAP
4 3 (4.00%) REST
5 2 (2.67%) OpenGL
5 2 (2.67%) Java EE
6 1 (1.33%) Middleware
6 1 (1.33%) Spring
6 1 (1.33%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.33%) Web Services
6 1 (1.33%) J2EE
6 1 (1.33%) Regular Expression
6 1 (1.33%) Gearman
6 1 (1.33%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.33%) Django
6 1 (1.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.33%) Computer Science
1 4 (5.33%) Visualisation
2 3 (4.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.00%) 3D Graphics
2 3 (4.00%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.67%) CUDA
3 2 (2.67%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.33%) Statistics
4 1 (1.33%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 41 (54.67%) Windows
2 20 (26.67%) UNIX
3 7 (9.33%) CentOS
4 6 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (5.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (5.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.67%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (13.33%) ITIL
3 7 (9.33%) Multithreading
3 7 (9.33%) Waterfall
3 7 (9.33%) Network Management
4 6 (8.00%) Software Engineering
5 5 (6.67%) CMMI
6 4 (5.33%) Service Delivery
6 4 (5.33%) Configuration Management
6 4 (5.33%) TDD
6 4 (5.33%) Image Processing
6 4 (5.33%) Open Source
7 3 (4.00%) Test Automation
7 3 (4.00%) Web Development
7 3 (4.00%) Unit Testing
7 3 (4.00%) Pair Programming
7 3 (4.00%) Business Analysis
7 3 (4.00%) OOD
7 3 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (4.00%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (29.33%) SQL
2 14 (18.67%) PHP
2 14 (18.67%) Java
3 13 (17.33%) Python
4 10 (13.33%) JavaScript
5 8 (10.67%) C++
6 7 (9.33%) PL/SQL
7 6 (8.00%) T-SQL
7 6 (8.00%) Perl
7 6 (8.00%) Shell Script
8 5 (6.67%) Ruby
8 5 (6.67%) C
8 5 (6.67%) C#
9 2 (2.67%) Embedded C
9 2 (2.67%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 16 (21.33%) Degree
2 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (4.00%) MCSA
2 3 (4.00%) PhD
2 3 (4.00%) ISEB
3 1 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.33%) CCNA
3 1 (1.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.00%) SLA
2 5 (6.67%) ISO 9000
3 4 (5.33%) QA
System Software
1 14 (18.67%) Active Directory
2 9 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (8.00%) Hyper-V
4 5 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (5.33%) NFS
5 4 (5.33%) VMware ESX
6 3 (4.00%) qmail
6 3 (4.00%) Postfix
6 3 (4.00%) Varnish
7 1 (1.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (8.00%) Puppet
2 4 (5.33%) Ansible
3 3 (4.00%) systemd
3 3 (4.00%) HAProxy
4 2 (2.67%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.33%) OpenView
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 9 (12.00%) Oracle
1 9 (12.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (12.00%) Red Hat
1 9 (12.00%) VMware
2 5 (6.67%) Cisco
3 4 (5.33%) HP
4 2 (2.67%) Symantec
4 2 (2.67%) NetApp
5 1 (1.33%) Convergys
5 1 (1.33%) BT
5 1 (1.33%) OpenText
5 1 (1.33%) Informatica
5 1 (1.33%) Sybase
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £0 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Send
Salary: From £22,000 to £30,000 per annum + excellent benefits and flexible wo
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: £22,000 per annum (all levels considered)
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Catalyst
Salary: From £20,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Premier IT
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum DOE + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago