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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 24 17 16
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 40 58 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 10.08% 10.55% 12.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.00% 38.67% 58.76%
Number of salaries quoted 36 46 56
Average salary £35,000 £34,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.18% -14.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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
100 150 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 25.19% 27.27% 22.10%
Number of salaries quoted 90 121 85
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,420 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £44,500
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 31 July 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 31 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 35 (46.67%) Windows
2 28 (37.33%) MySQL
3 21 (28.00%) SQL
4 20 (26.67%) UNIX
5 19 (25.33%) Python
6 18 (24.00%) CSS
7 17 (22.67%) HTML
7 17 (22.67%) Java
7 17 (22.67%) JavaScript
8 14 (18.67%) PHP
8 14 (18.67%) Active Directory
9 13 (17.33%) MS Exchange
9 13 (17.33%) SQL Server
9 13 (17.33%) XML
9 13 (17.33%) Degree
10 12 (16.00%) JSON
10 12 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (14.67%) SOAP
11 11 (14.67%) SAN
11 11 (14.67%) REST
12 10 (13.33%) Java EE
12 10 (13.33%) DNS
12 10 (13.33%) ITIL
12 10 (13.33%) SharePoint
13 9 (12.00%) VMware
13 9 (12.00%) XSD
13 9 (12.00%) Microsoft
13 9 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 9 (12.00%) AngularJS
14 8 (10.67%) Exchange Server 2010

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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%) JBoss
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
Applications
1 8 (10.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.67%) SaaS
1 8 (10.67%) PaaS
2 3 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 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 28 (37.33%) MySQL
2 13 (17.33%) SQL Server
3 6 (8.00%) MongoDB
3 6 (8.00%) Big Data
3 6 (8.00%) Oracle Database
4 5 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (4.00%) MariaDB
6 2 (2.67%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.33%) Redis
7 1 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.33%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Subversion
1 3 (4.00%) Selenium
1 3 (4.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (2.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.33%) JMeter
General
1 4 (5.33%) Italian Language
2 3 (4.00%) French Language
2 3 (4.00%) German Language
2 3 (4.00%) Finance
3 2 (2.67%) Electronics
3 2 (2.67%) Marketing
3 2 (2.67%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.33%) Hebrew Language
4 1 (1.33%) Automotive
4 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (18.67%) Developer
1 14 (18.67%) Support Engineer
2 12 (16.00%) Software Engineer
3 10 (13.33%) Java Developer
4 8 (10.67%) Administrator
5 7 (9.33%) DBA
5 7 (9.33%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (9.33%) Software Support Engineer
6 6 (8.00%) Oracle DBA
7 5 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (6.67%) Head of Development
8 4 (5.33%) IT Technician
8 4 (5.33%) Senior IT Technician
8 4 (5.33%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (5.33%) Infrastructure Technician
8 4 (5.33%) Senior Technician
8 4 (5.33%) Technical Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) Technical Support Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (24.00%) CSS
2 17 (22.67%) HTML
3 13 (17.33%) XML
4 12 (16.00%) JSON
5 11 (14.67%) REST
5 11 (14.67%) SOAP
6 10 (13.33%) Java EE
7 9 (12.00%) XSD
7 9 (12.00%) AngularJS
8 8 (10.67%) HTML5
9 5 (6.67%) Grails
9 5 (6.67%) CSS3
9 5 (6.67%) .NET
10 1 (1.33%) XHTML
10 1 (1.33%) .NET Framework
10 1 (1.33%) Regular Expression
10 1 (1.33%) Gearman
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.33%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.67%) Visualisation
3 2 (2.67%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.33%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 35 (46.67%) Windows
2 20 (26.67%) UNIX
3 7 (9.33%) CentOS
4 5 (6.67%) 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 12 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (13.33%) ITIL
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
7 3 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (4.00%) Business Analysis
7 3 (4.00%) Open Source
8 2 (2.67%) Software Testing
8 2 (2.67%) Web Development
8 2 (2.67%) Test Scripting
8 2 (2.67%) Multithreading
8 2 (2.67%) V-Model
8 2 (2.67%) Test Automation
8 2 (2.67%) Image Processing
8 2 (2.67%) Data Analysis
9 1 (1.33%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 21 (28.00%) SQL
2 19 (25.33%) Python
3 17 (22.67%) Java
3 17 (22.67%) JavaScript
4 14 (18.67%) PHP
5 6 (8.00%) PL/SQL
5 6 (8.00%) T-SQL
5 6 (8.00%) Perl
5 6 (8.00%) C++
6 5 (6.67%) Groovy
6 5 (6.67%) Shell Script
6 5 (6.67%) C
6 5 (6.67%) C#
7 3 (4.00%) Ruby
8 2 (2.67%) Embedded C
8 2 (2.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 13 (17.33%) Degree
2 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (4.00%) MCSA
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 5 (6.67%) Puppet
2 4 (5.33%) Ansible
3 3 (4.00%) systemd
3 3 (4.00%) HAProxy
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (12.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (12.00%) VMware
2 8 (10.67%) Oracle
2 8 (10.67%) Red Hat
3 5 (6.67%) Cisco
4 3 (4.00%) HP
5 2 (2.67%) NetApp
5 2 (2.67%) Symantec
6 1 (1.33%) Convergys
6 1 (1.33%) BT
6 1 (1.33%) OpenText
6 1 (1.33%) Sybase
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Insure The Box
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle, Staffordshire
Accenture
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum DOE + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Orange Bus
Salary: £28k - 34k per year + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago