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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 32 10 12
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 32 61 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 6.65% 16.31% 13.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.35% 60.40% 50.72%
Number of salaries quoted 30 55 62
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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
117 101 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 24.32% 27.01% 26.34%
Number of salaries quoted 97 86 124
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £23,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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 31 March 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 37 (44.58%) Windows
2 32 (38.55%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (25.30%) Java
4 18 (21.69%) PHP
4 18 (21.69%) HTML
5 16 (19.28%) SQL
5 16 (19.28%) UNIX
6 15 (18.07%) TDD
6 15 (18.07%) Degree
6 15 (18.07%) Open Source
7 14 (16.87%) Python
7 14 (16.87%) MS Exchange
8 13 (15.66%) JavaScript
8 13 (15.66%) Ruby
9 12 (14.46%) JIRA
9 12 (14.46%) CSS
10 11 (13.25%) MySQL
10 11 (13.25%) Oracle
10 11 (13.25%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (13.25%) Exchange Server 2007
10 11 (13.25%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (12.05%) Multithreading
11 10 (12.05%) QA
11 10 (12.05%) MVC
11 10 (12.05%) VMware
11 10 (12.05%) Scrum
11 10 (12.05%) MS Excel
11 10 (12.05%) TCP/IP
12 9 (10.84%) SAN
12 9 (10.84%) VMware ESX

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 (16.87%) MS Exchange
2 11 (13.25%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (8.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (8.43%) Apache
4 6 (7.23%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (7.23%) Confluence
5 5 (6.02%) IIS
6 3 (3.61%) SharePoint
6 3 (3.61%) Lync
7 2 (2.41%) WebLogic
7 2 (2.41%) AquaLogic
8 1 (1.20%) CMS
8 1 (1.20%) nginx
8 1 (1.20%) Node.js
Applications
1 10 (12.05%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.02%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (6.02%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.41%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (2.41%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.20%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.05%) TCP/IP
2 9 (10.84%) SAN
2 9 (10.84%) Firewall
3 8 (9.64%) DHCP
3 8 (9.64%) DNS
3 8 (9.64%) NAS
4 4 (4.82%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (4.82%) iSCSI
4 4 (4.82%) HTTP
5 2 (2.41%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.20%) Wireless
6 1 (1.20%) GPRS
6 1 (1.20%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.25%) MySQL
2 8 (9.64%) Oracle Database
3 6 (7.23%) Relational Database
3 6 (7.23%) SQL Server
3 6 (7.23%) MongoDB
3 6 (7.23%) NoSQL
4 5 (6.02%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 12 (14.46%) JIRA
2 7 (8.43%) Git (software)
3 6 (7.23%) Jenkins
3 6 (7.23%) Selenium
4 5 (6.02%) PHPUnit
5 3 (3.61%) Cucumber
5 3 (3.61%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.20%) Subversion
6 1 (1.20%) Maven
6 1 (1.20%) Ant
6 1 (1.20%) JUnit
6 1 (1.20%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.20%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.20%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (1.20%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 8 (9.64%) Games
2 7 (8.43%) Marketing
3 6 (7.23%) Italian Language
4 5 (6.02%) French Language
4 5 (6.02%) German Language
5 4 (4.82%) Finance
6 3 (3.61%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.41%) Automotive
7 2 (2.41%) Electronics
8 1 (1.20%) Front Office
8 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.20%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 25 (30.12%) Developer
2 15 (18.07%) Software Developer
3 13 (15.66%) Support Engineer
4 8 (9.64%) Java Developer
4 8 (9.64%) Tester
5 7 (8.43%) Junior
6 6 (7.23%) Architect
6 6 (7.23%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (7.23%) DBA
6 6 (7.23%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (7.23%) Oracle DBA
6 6 (7.23%) Administrator
6 6 (7.23%) Technical Support
6 6 (7.23%) Technical Support Engineer
6 6 (7.23%) Technical Engineer
6 6 (7.23%) PHP Developer
6 6 (7.23%) Java Software Developer
7 5 (6.02%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 5 (6.02%) Linux Administrator
7 5 (6.02%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (21.69%) HTML
2 12 (14.46%) CSS
3 9 (10.84%) HTML5
4 7 (8.43%) Spring
5 6 (7.23%) JSON
5 6 (7.23%) RESTful
5 6 (7.23%) Django
5 6 (7.23%) Laravel
6 5 (6.02%) LAMP
6 5 (6.02%) CodeIgniter
6 5 (6.02%) Symfony
7 4 (4.82%) OpenGL
7 4 (4.82%) .NET
8 3 (3.61%) SOAP
8 3 (3.61%) XML
8 3 (3.61%) XHTML
8 3 (3.61%) jQuery
9 2 (2.41%) Web Services
9 2 (2.41%) J2EE
9 2 (2.41%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.07%) Open Source
2 6 (7.23%) 3D Graphics
2 6 (7.23%) Algorithms
3 5 (6.02%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.02%) Visualisation
4 4 (4.82%) CUDA
5 2 (2.41%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.41%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.20%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.20%) Statistics
6 1 (1.20%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.20%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 37 (44.58%) Windows
2 16 (19.28%) UNIX
3 11 (13.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (13.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (6.02%) CentOS
4 5 (6.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.20%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.20%) Debian
5 1 (1.20%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.20%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (38.55%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (18.07%) TDD
3 10 (12.05%) MVC
3 10 (12.05%) Scrum
3 10 (12.05%) Multithreading
4 9 (10.84%) Unit Testing
5 8 (9.64%) ITIL
6 7 (8.43%) Web Development
6 7 (8.43%) Performance Monitoring
6 7 (8.43%) Mentoring
7 6 (7.23%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (7.23%) Game Development
7 6 (7.23%) Image Processing
7 6 (7.23%) Automated Testing
7 6 (7.23%) Performance Testing
7 6 (7.23%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (7.23%) Kanban
7 6 (7.23%) OOD
7 6 (7.23%) Configuration Management
8 5 (6.02%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (25.30%) Java
2 18 (21.69%) PHP
3 16 (19.28%) SQL
4 14 (16.87%) Python
5 13 (15.66%) Ruby
5 13 (15.66%) JavaScript
6 8 (9.64%) PL/SQL
6 8 (9.64%) C++
7 7 (8.43%) Perl
7 7 (8.43%) C#
8 6 (7.23%) T-SQL
8 6 (7.23%) Scala
9 5 (6.02%) PowerShell
10 4 (4.82%) Shell Script
11 3 (3.61%) Bash Shell
12 2 (2.41%) PHP5
12 2 (2.41%) C
13 1 (1.20%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 15 (18.07%) Degree
2 6 (7.23%) PhD
2 6 (7.23%) CCNA
2 6 (7.23%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (6.02%) MCSE
3 5 (6.02%) MCSA
4 1 (1.20%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.05%) QA
2 8 (9.64%) SLA
3 4 (4.82%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 9 (10.84%) VMware ESX
2 6 (7.23%) NFS
2 6 (7.23%) Hyper-V
3 5 (6.02%) XenApp
3 5 (6.02%) XenServer
3 5 (6.02%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (6.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (10.84%) Puppet
1 9 (10.84%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.41%) OpenView
3 1 (1.20%) Nagios
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.20%) Cacti
Vendors
1 11 (13.25%) Oracle
2 10 (12.05%) VMware
3 8 (9.64%) Zend
3 8 (9.64%) Microsoft
4 7 (8.43%) Cisco
5 6 (7.23%) Red Hat
5 6 (7.23%) Symantec
6 5 (6.02%) HP
6 5 (6.02%) Citrix
7 2 (2.41%) Informatica
7 2 (2.41%) Dell
8 1 (1.20%) Sybase
8 1 (1.20%) SAP
8 1 (1.20%) BT
8 1 (1.20%) Perforce
8 1 (1.20%) Percona
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: Up to £35,000
Posted: 17 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £23,000 to £23,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £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: 14 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Salary: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago