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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 20 16 9
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -7
Permanent jobs citing Linux 45 61 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 11.00% 10.83% 16.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.37% 37.20% 64.04%
Number of salaries quoted 39 38 72
Average salary £34,000 £34,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.44% -13.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,780 £24,000 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
95 164 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 23.23% 29.13% 26.21%
Number of salaries quoted 83 119 104
Average salary £30,000 £33,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.44% +3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,700 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 1 September 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 38 (46.91%) Windows
2 36 (44.44%) MySQL
3 29 (35.80%) CSS
3 29 (35.80%) JavaScript
4 28 (34.57%) HTML
5 26 (32.10%) Java
5 26 (32.10%) UNIX
6 25 (30.86%) SQL
7 24 (29.63%) Python
8 21 (25.93%) SOAP
8 21 (25.93%) REST
9 17 (20.99%) XML
10 15 (18.52%) PHP
10 15 (18.52%) Java EE
11 14 (17.28%) SaaS
11 14 (17.28%) AngularJS
11 14 (17.28%) XSD
11 14 (17.28%) MS Exchange
11 14 (17.28%) Active Directory
12 13 (16.05%) SAN
12 13 (16.05%) Degree
12 13 (16.05%) JSON
13 12 (14.81%) Microsoft
13 12 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (13.58%) SQL Server
15 10 (12.35%) ITIL
15 10 (12.35%) SharePoint
15 10 (12.35%) DNS
15 10 (12.35%) VMware
15 10 (12.35%) VMware Infrastructure

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 14 (17.28%) MS Exchange
2 10 (12.35%) SharePoint
3 9 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (9.88%) JBoss
5 5 (6.17%) Apache
5 5 (6.17%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (6.17%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (6.17%) Node.js
6 4 (4.94%) nginx
7 3 (3.70%) Tomcat
7 3 (3.70%) CMS
7 3 (3.70%) Zope
7 3 (3.70%) Plone
Applications
1 9 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (17.28%) SaaS
2 9 (11.11%) PaaS
3 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.47%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (16.05%) SAN
2 10 (12.35%) DNS
3 8 (9.88%) TCP/IP
3 8 (9.88%) NAS
4 6 (7.41%) Firewall
5 5 (6.17%) iSCSI
5 5 (6.17%) DHCP
6 4 (4.94%) SSL
7 3 (3.70%) VPN
7 3 (3.70%) Wireless
8 1 (1.23%) Network Security
8 1 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.23%) MPLS
8 1 (1.23%) SNMP
8 1 (1.23%) LAN
8 1 (1.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (44.44%) MySQL
2 11 (13.58%) SQL Server
3 7 (8.64%) MongoDB
3 7 (8.64%) Big Data
4 6 (7.41%) Oracle Database
5 5 (6.17%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (3.70%) MariaDB
6 3 (3.70%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.23%) Redis
7 1 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.23%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (11.11%) Selenium
2 5 (6.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (6.17%) TestNG
2 5 (6.17%) JUnit
2 5 (6.17%) Hudson
2 5 (6.17%) Jenkins
3 4 (4.94%) WebDriver
4 3 (3.70%) Subversion
5 2 (2.47%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.23%) JMeter
General
1 5 (6.17%) French Language
1 5 (6.17%) German Language
1 5 (6.17%) Italian Language
1 5 (6.17%) Spanish Language
2 4 (4.94%) Hebrew Language
2 4 (4.94%) Marketing
3 3 (3.70%) Finance
4 1 (1.23%) Automotive
4 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.23%) Games
4 1 (1.23%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 19 (23.46%) Developer
2 16 (19.75%) Java Developer
3 15 (18.52%) Support Engineer
4 11 (13.58%) Software Engineer
5 8 (9.88%) Analyst
5 8 (9.88%) Test Analyst
6 7 (8.64%) DBA
6 7 (8.64%) Senior Developer
6 7 (8.64%) Technical Support
6 7 (8.64%) Technical Support Engineer
6 7 (8.64%) Technical Engineer
6 7 (8.64%) Senior Java Developer
6 7 (8.64%) Software Support Engineer
7 6 (7.41%) QA Analyst
7 6 (7.41%) Oracle DBA
7 6 (7.41%) Administrator
7 6 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (6.17%) 3rd Line Support
8 5 (6.17%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (6.17%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (35.80%) CSS
2 28 (34.57%) HTML
3 21 (25.93%) SOAP
3 21 (25.93%) REST
4 17 (20.99%) XML
5 15 (18.52%) Java EE
6 14 (17.28%) AngularJS
6 14 (17.28%) XSD
7 13 (16.05%) JSON
8 8 (9.88%) HTML5
9 6 (7.41%) Grails
9 6 (7.41%) CSS3
10 5 (6.17%) Flash
10 5 (6.17%) Ajax
11 2 (2.47%) .NET
12 1 (1.23%) .NET Framework
12 1 (1.23%) LAMP
12 1 (1.23%) Regular Expression
12 1 (1.23%) Gearman
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.17%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.70%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.70%) Mobile App
2 3 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.47%) Visualisation
3 2 (2.47%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.23%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.23%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.23%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.23%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (1.23%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 38 (46.91%) Windows
2 26 (32.10%) UNIX
3 5 (6.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (6.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (6.17%) CentOS
4 3 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.47%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (12.35%) ITIL
3 8 (9.88%) Software Engineering
4 7 (8.64%) Network Management
5 5 (6.17%) Open Source
5 5 (6.17%) Performance Testing
6 4 (4.94%) Scrum
6 4 (4.94%) Service Delivery
6 4 (4.94%) Configuration Management
7 3 (3.70%) Software Testing
7 3 (3.70%) Web Development
7 3 (3.70%) Waterfall
7 3 (3.70%) Unit Testing
7 3 (3.70%) Multithreading
8 2 (2.47%) V-Model
8 2 (2.47%) Test Automation
8 2 (2.47%) Image Processing
8 2 (2.47%) Test Scripting
8 2 (2.47%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (2.47%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 29 (35.80%) JavaScript
2 26 (32.10%) Java
3 25 (30.86%) SQL
4 24 (29.63%) Python
5 15 (18.52%) PHP
6 8 (9.88%) Perl
7 6 (7.41%) PL/SQL
7 6 (7.41%) T-SQL
7 6 (7.41%) Groovy
8 4 (4.94%) Shell Script
9 3 (3.70%) Ruby
9 3 (3.70%) C++
9 3 (3.70%) C
10 2 (2.47%) C#
10 2 (2.47%) PHP5
10 2 (2.47%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 13 (16.05%) Degree
2 4 (4.94%) ISTQB
2 4 (4.94%) ISEB
3 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.70%) MCSA
4 1 (1.23%) PhD
4 1 (1.23%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.88%) SLA
1 8 (9.88%) QA
2 1 (1.23%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 14 (17.28%) Active Directory
2 10 (12.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (8.64%) Hyper-V
4 5 (6.17%) VMware ESX
4 5 (6.17%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (6.17%) NFS
5 3 (3.70%) qmail
5 3 (3.70%) Postfix
5 3 (3.70%) Varnish
6 1 (1.23%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (4.94%) Puppet
1 4 (4.94%) Ansible
2 3 (3.70%) systemd
2 3 (3.70%) HAProxy
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 12 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.35%) VMware
3 7 (8.64%) Cisco
4 6 (7.41%) Oracle
4 6 (7.41%) Red Hat
5 4 (4.94%) NetApp
6 3 (3.70%) Convergys
7 2 (2.47%) HP
8 1 (1.23%) Dell
8 1 (1.23%) Juniper
8 1 (1.23%) Symantec
8 1 (1.23%) OpenText
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + gym membership, parking + more
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne
SolRecruitment
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 8 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Salary: Plus competitive benefit package
Posted: 11 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago