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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 18 21 14
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Permanent jobs citing Linux 57 37 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 10.82% 9.05% 12.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.93% 40.66% 47.62%
Number of salaries quoted 45 35 46
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +19.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £22,900 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £50,000 £48,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
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
168 91 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 31.88% 22.25% 26.65%
Number of salaries quoted 142 84 89
Average salary £30,000 £34,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% +9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £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 28 November 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 (46.61%) Java
2 49 (41.53%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (40.68%) Windows
4 44 (37.29%) UNIX
5 43 (36.44%) SQL
6 32 (27.12%) C#
7 27 (22.88%) Degree
8 25 (21.19%) Mentoring
9 24 (20.34%) Relational Database
9 24 (20.34%) C++
9 24 (20.34%) HTML
10 23 (19.49%) Open Source
11 20 (16.95%) PHP
11 20 (16.95%) TDD
11 20 (16.95%) Ruby
12 19 (16.10%) Python
13 18 (15.25%) SOAP
13 18 (15.25%) Firewall
14 17 (14.41%) VMware
14 17 (14.41%) C
14 17 (14.41%) XML
15 16 (13.56%) ITIL
15 16 (13.56%) Web Services
15 16 (13.56%) MySQL
15 16 (13.56%) Selenium
16 15 (12.71%) JIRA
16 15 (12.71%) JavaScript
16 15 (12.71%) MS Excel
16 15 (12.71%) Client/Server
16 15 (12.71%) Waterfall

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 10 (8.47%) MS Exchange
1 10 (8.47%) Exchange Server 2007
2 9 (7.63%) Confluence
3 8 (6.78%) Apache
4 7 (5.93%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (5.93%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (4.24%) Tomcat
6 4 (3.39%) IIS
7 2 (1.69%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.85%) JBoss
8 1 (0.85%) Documentum
8 1 (0.85%) SAS
8 1 (0.85%) CMS
8 1 (0.85%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.85%) Lync
8 1 (0.85%) nginx
8 1 (0.85%) Moodle
Applications
1 15 (12.71%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.54%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.39%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (3.39%) SaaS
2 1 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.85%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 18 (15.25%) Firewall
2 12 (10.17%) DHCP
2 12 (10.17%) DNS
2 12 (10.17%) SAN
3 11 (9.32%) TCP/IP
4 9 (7.63%) Intrusion Detection
5 7 (5.93%) NAS
6 5 (4.24%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.85%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (20.34%) Relational Database
2 16 (13.56%) MySQL
3 11 (9.32%) MongoDB
4 9 (7.63%) NoSQL
5 7 (5.93%) Oracle Database
5 7 (5.93%) SQL Server
6 6 (5.08%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (4.24%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.69%) DB2
8 2 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.85%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 16 (13.56%) Selenium
2 15 (12.71%) JIRA
3 11 (9.32%) Jenkins
4 8 (6.78%) LoadRunner
5 7 (5.93%) Git (software)
6 6 (5.08%) Facilita Forecast
6 6 (5.08%) QuickTest Pro
6 6 (5.08%) Visual Studio
7 5 (4.24%) PHPUnit
8 3 (2.54%) JUnit
9 2 (1.69%) Subversion
9 2 (1.69%) Maven
9 2 (1.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (1.69%) TestNG
9 2 (1.69%) Hudson
10 1 (0.85%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.85%) Ant
10 1 (0.85%) Oracle Forms
General
1 12 (10.17%) Games
2 8 (6.78%) Marketing
3 6 (5.08%) French Language
3 6 (5.08%) German Language
3 6 (5.08%) Italian Language
4 3 (2.54%) Finance
5 2 (1.69%) Automotive
6 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.85%) Advertising
6 1 (0.85%) Front Office
6 1 (0.85%) Electronics
6 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (30.51%) Developer
2 25 (21.19%) Software Developer
3 20 (16.95%) Analyst
4 13 (11.02%) Support Engineer
5 10 (8.47%) Web Engineer
6 9 (7.63%) Operations Engineer
6 9 (7.63%) Architect
6 9 (7.63%) Solutions Architect
7 8 (6.78%) Test Analyst
7 8 (6.78%) Technical Support
7 8 (6.78%) Java Developer
8 7 (5.93%) Software Engineer
8 7 (5.93%) PHP Developer
8 7 (5.93%) Principal Software Developer
9 6 (5.08%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 6 (5.08%) Linux Administrator
9 6 (5.08%) Systems Administrator
9 6 (5.08%) Tester
9 6 (5.08%) Administrator
9 6 (5.08%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (20.34%) HTML
2 18 (15.25%) SOAP
3 17 (14.41%) XML
4 16 (13.56%) Web Services
5 13 (11.02%) CSS
6 11 (9.32%) Spring
7 10 (8.47%) HTML5
8 9 (7.63%) Django
8 9 (7.63%) RESTful
8 9 (7.63%) JSON
9 7 (5.93%) OpenGL
10 6 (5.08%) Laravel
11 5 (4.24%) CodeIgniter
11 5 (4.24%) LAMP
11 5 (4.24%) Symfony
12 4 (3.39%) jQuery
13 2 (1.69%) Backbone.js
13 2 (1.69%) REST
13 2 (1.69%) Ajax
13 2 (1.69%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 23 (19.49%) Open Source
2 15 (12.71%) Client/Server
3 9 (7.63%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (6.78%) Computer Science
5 7 (5.93%) Visualisation
5 7 (5.93%) CUDA
6 5 (4.24%) Algorithms
6 5 (4.24%) Smartcard
6 5 (4.24%) 3D Graphics
6 5 (4.24%) PACS
7 3 (2.54%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.85%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.85%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.85%) Statistics
8 1 (0.85%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.85%) Replication
8 1 (0.85%) Clustering
8 1 (0.85%) DTV
8 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 48 (40.68%) Windows
2 44 (37.29%) UNIX
3 12 (10.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (10.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (6.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (4.24%) CentOS
6 2 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.69%) Debian
7 1 (0.85%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.85%) Android
7 1 (0.85%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.85%) SUSE
7 1 (0.85%) AIX
7 1 (0.85%) Solaris
7 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (41.53%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (21.19%) Mentoring
3 20 (16.95%) TDD
4 16 (13.56%) ITIL
5 15 (12.71%) Waterfall
6 14 (11.86%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (10.17%) Multithreading
7 12 (10.17%) Performance Monitoring
8 11 (9.32%) Configuration Management
8 11 (9.32%) MVC
9 10 (8.47%) Scrum
9 10 (8.47%) Software Engineering
10 9 (7.63%) Web Development
10 9 (7.63%) Unit Testing
10 9 (7.63%) Kanban
11 8 (6.78%) Image Processing
11 8 (6.78%) Change Management
12 7 (5.93%) Disaster Recovery
12 7 (5.93%) 3D Visualisation
13 6 (5.08%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (46.61%) Java
2 43 (36.44%) SQL
3 32 (27.12%) C#
4 24 (20.34%) C++
5 20 (16.95%) PHP
5 20 (16.95%) Ruby
6 19 (16.10%) Python
7 17 (14.41%) C
8 15 (12.71%) JavaScript
9 13 (11.02%) Perl
10 9 (7.63%) Scala
11 7 (5.93%) Shell Script
12 5 (4.24%) VB
13 3 (2.54%) PHP5
13 3 (2.54%) PowerShell
14 2 (1.69%) Bash Shell
14 2 (1.69%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.85%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.85%) VBScript
15 1 (0.85%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 27 (22.88%) Degree
2 5 (4.24%) PhD
3 4 (3.39%) CCNA
3 4 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (3.39%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.39%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.54%) MCSE
4 3 (2.54%) MCSA
4 3 (2.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.63%) QA
2 7 (5.93%) SLA
3 5 (4.24%) DICOM
System Software
1 12 (10.17%) Hyper-V
2 11 (9.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (7.63%) VMware ESX
4 7 (5.93%) NFS
5 6 (5.08%) Active Directory
6 3 (2.54%) XenApp
6 3 (2.54%) XenServer
7 2 (1.69%) KVM
8 1 (0.85%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (0.85%) Samba
Systems Management
1 12 (10.17%) Puppet
2 10 (8.47%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (3.39%) WSUS
4 3 (2.54%) Nagios
5 2 (1.69%) Zenoss
6 1 (0.85%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.85%) Cacti
Vendors
1 17 (14.41%) VMware
2 12 (10.17%) Microsoft
3 11 (9.32%) Red Hat
4 10 (8.47%) Oracle
5 9 (7.63%) Cisco
6 8 (6.78%) Zend
7 7 (5.93%) Symantec
8 4 (3.39%) HP
8 4 (3.39%) Dell
9 3 (2.54%) Citrix
10 2 (1.69%) IBM
11 1 (0.85%) SAP
11 1 (0.85%) Progress
11 1 (0.85%) Perforce
11 1 (0.85%) Apple
11 1 (0.85%) Blackboard
11 1 (0.85%) Percona
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum DOE + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Reed Technology
Salary: £200 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago