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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 39 25 16
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -9
Permanent jobs citing Linux 23 34 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 5.99% 8.06% 12.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.14% 26.56% 50.75%
Number of salaries quoted 20 30 27
Average salary £37,000 £47,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.10% +20.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,600 £29,400 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
88 128 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 22.92% 30.33% 23.93%
Number of salaries quoted 74 97 56
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,400 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 14 February 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 19 (42.22%) MySQL
2 18 (40.00%) Python
3 16 (35.56%) JavaScript
4 15 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (31.11%) HTML
5 14 (31.11%) Java
5 14 (31.11%) CSS
6 12 (26.67%) Windows
6 12 (26.67%) QA
7 10 (22.22%) PHP
7 10 (22.22%) SQL
8 9 (20.00%) Unix
8 9 (20.00%) SaaS
9 8 (17.78%) REST
9 8 (17.78%) AngularJS
9 8 (17.78%) SOAP
9 8 (17.78%) SQL Server
10 7 (15.56%) VMware
10 7 (15.56%) C
10 7 (15.56%) XML
10 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
10 7 (15.56%) Selenium
10 7 (15.56%) Ruby
10 7 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
11 6 (13.33%) Java EE
11 6 (13.33%) Open Source
11 6 (13.33%) XSD
11 6 (13.33%) ITIL

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 5 (11.11%) JBoss
2 4 (8.89%) Apache
2 4 (8.89%) OpenStack
3 2 (4.44%) Node.js
3 2 (4.44%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.22%) CMS
4 1 (2.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.44%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.22%) MS Office
2 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.00%) SaaS
2 6 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (11.11%) GitHub
4 3 (6.67%) PaaS
5 2 (4.44%) DigitalOcean
5 2 (4.44%) Linode
5 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (2.22%) IaaS
6 1 (2.22%) Mimecast
6 1 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.89%) Internet
1 4 (8.89%) SNMP
1 4 (8.89%) VPN
2 3 (6.67%) Firewall
2 3 (6.67%) LAN
2 3 (6.67%) SAN
2 3 (6.67%) Wireless
2 3 (6.67%) ZigBee
3 2 (4.44%) DNS
3 2 (4.44%) MPLS
3 2 (4.44%) Network Security
3 2 (4.44%) SSL
3 2 (4.44%) WAN
4 1 (2.22%) Bluetooth
4 1 (2.22%) DHCP
4 1 (2.22%) LDAP
4 1 (2.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (42.22%) MySQL
2 8 (17.78%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.89%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (6.67%) MongoDB
5 2 (4.44%) Big Data
5 2 (4.44%) DataStage
5 2 (4.44%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.22%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (15.56%) Selenium
2 4 (8.89%) Git (software)
2 4 (8.89%) GitLab
2 4 (8.89%) JUnit
2 4 (8.89%) Subversion
2 4 (8.89%) Vagrant
3 3 (6.67%) TestNG
4 2 (4.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (4.44%) Hudson
4 2 (4.44%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.44%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (6.67%) Electronics
1 3 (6.67%) Marketing
2 1 (2.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (40.00%) Developer
2 8 (17.78%) Senior Developer
3 6 (13.33%) PHP Developer
4 5 (11.11%) C Developer
4 5 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 5 (11.11%) Tester
5 4 (8.89%) Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Operations Manager
5 4 (8.89%) QA Tester
5 4 (8.89%) Senior C Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Test Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Web Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Applications Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Automated Tester
6 3 (6.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (6.67%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (6.67%) PHP Web Developer
6 3 (6.67%) QA Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (31.11%) CSS
1 14 (31.11%) HTML
2 8 (17.78%) AngularJS
2 8 (17.78%) REST
2 8 (17.78%) SOAP
3 7 (15.56%) XML
4 6 (13.33%) Java EE
4 6 (13.33%) XSD
5 5 (11.11%) LAMP
6 4 (8.89%) .NET
6 4 (8.89%) JSON
7 3 (6.67%) HTML5
7 3 (6.67%) jQuery
7 3 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (4.44%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (4.44%) Ajax
8 2 (4.44%) Flash
8 2 (4.44%) LAPP Stack
8 2 (4.44%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (4.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Data Centre
1 5 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 4 (8.89%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.89%) Public Cloud
3 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.67%) Internet of Things
4 1 (2.22%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (2.22%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.22%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.22%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.67%) Windows
2 9 (20.00%) Unix
3 6 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (11.11%) CentOS
5 4 (8.89%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (13.33%) ITIL
2 6 (13.33%) Open Source
3 5 (11.11%) Migration
3 5 (11.11%) MVC
3 5 (11.11%) Test Scripting
4 4 (8.89%) Front End Development
4 4 (8.89%) Scrum
4 4 (8.89%) TDD
4 4 (8.89%) Test Automation
4 4 (8.89%) Unit Testing
5 3 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (6.67%) Issue Tracking
5 3 (6.67%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (6.67%) OOP
5 3 (6.67%) Performance Optimisation
5 3 (6.67%) SDLC
5 3 (6.67%) Software Engineering
5 3 (6.67%) UML
5 3 (6.67%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 18 (40.00%) Python
2 16 (35.56%) JavaScript
3 14 (31.11%) Java
4 10 (22.22%) PHP
4 10 (22.22%) SQL
5 7 (15.56%) C
5 7 (15.56%) Ruby
6 3 (6.67%) C#
6 3 (6.67%) C++
6 3 (6.67%) PHP 5
7 2 (4.44%) Jython
7 2 (4.44%) Perl
8 1 (2.22%) Apex Code
8 1 (2.22%) Groovy
8 1 (2.22%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.22%) R
8 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) HND
2 1 (2.22%) ISEB
2 1 (2.22%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.22%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (26.67%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (8.89%) VirtualBox
2 4 (8.89%) Xen
3 2 (4.44%) Firmware
4 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.22%) iptables
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (11.11%) Nagios
1 5 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (8.89%) Ansible
2 4 (8.89%) OpenNMS
2 4 (8.89%) Puppet
2 4 (8.89%) ZABBIX
2 4 (8.89%) Zenoss
3 1 (2.22%) StatsD
3 1 (2.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (2.22%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
1 7 (15.56%) VMware
2 4 (8.89%) Cisco
2 4 (8.89%) Rackspace
2 4 (8.89%) SaltStack
3 3 (6.67%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.44%) Dell
4 2 (4.44%) Google
4 2 (4.44%) HP
4 2 (4.44%) IBM
4 2 (4.44%) Juniper
4 2 (4.44%) Oracle
4 2 (4.44%) Palo Alto
5 1 (2.22%) Apigee
5 1 (2.22%) Freescale
5 1 (2.22%) Intel
5 1 (2.22%) Mashery
5 1 (2.22%) Mitel
5 1 (2.22%) Tableau
5 1 (2.22%) Twitter
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
Highams Recruitment
Salary: Competitve
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + pension, good holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
TEKsystems
Salary: £400 - £420 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Connectus
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + pension
Posted: 9 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Insure The Box
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago