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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 31 13 25
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +12
Permanent jobs citing Linux 29 40 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 6.44% 13.70% 7.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.58% 54.79% 33.94%
Number of salaries quoted 26 32 32
Average salary £48,750 £38,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.62% -14.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,700 £32,500 £28,450
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
123 73 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 27.33% 25.00% 21.08%
Number of salaries quoted 94 58 92
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +9.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,700 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
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 3 March 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 3 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 46 (53.49%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (41.86%) Windows
3 27 (31.40%) Java
4 25 (29.07%) Open Source
5 23 (26.74%) TDD
6 22 (25.58%) HTML
7 21 (24.42%) Ruby
8 18 (20.93%) Python
9 17 (19.77%) JIRA
10 16 (18.60%) PHP
11 15 (17.44%) Scrum
12 14 (16.28%) Firewall
12 14 (16.28%) Multithreading
13 13 (15.12%) HTML5
13 13 (15.12%) Puppet
13 13 (15.12%) Opscode Chef
13 13 (15.12%) Mentoring
14 12 (13.95%) Performance Monitoring
14 12 (13.95%) Degree
14 12 (13.95%) Spring
14 12 (13.95%) Games
14 12 (13.95%) JavaScript
15 11 (12.79%) C++
15 11 (12.79%) MySQL
15 11 (12.79%) CSS
15 11 (12.79%) UNIX
15 11 (12.79%) MS Exchange
15 11 (12.79%) Windows Server 2003
15 11 (12.79%) Configuration Management
15 11 (12.79%) JSON

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 11 (12.79%) MS Exchange
1 11 (12.79%) Exchange Server 2007
1 11 (12.79%) Confluence
2 7 (8.14%) Apache
3 6 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (5.81%) IIS
5 3 (3.49%) Lync
6 2 (2.33%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.33%) AquaLogic
7 1 (1.16%) nginx
7 1 (1.16%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (10.47%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.81%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.81%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.16%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (16.28%) Firewall
2 9 (10.47%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (8.14%) TCP/IP
3 7 (8.14%) DNS
3 7 (8.14%) SAN
3 7 (8.14%) DHCP
4 6 (6.98%) NAS
5 4 (4.65%) iSCSI
6 3 (3.49%) HTTP
7 1 (1.16%) GPRS
7 1 (1.16%) GSM
7 1 (1.16%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.79%) MySQL
1 11 (12.79%) MongoDB
1 11 (12.79%) NoSQL
1 11 (12.79%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.49%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.49%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 17 (19.77%) JIRA
2 11 (12.79%) Selenium
2 11 (12.79%) Jenkins
3 7 (8.14%) Git (software)
4 5 (5.81%) PHPUnit
5 3 (3.49%) Cucumber
5 3 (3.49%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.16%) Subversion
6 1 (1.16%) Maven
6 1 (1.16%) Facilita Forecast
6 1 (1.16%) Ant
6 1 (1.16%) JUnit
6 1 (1.16%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.16%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.16%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 12 (13.95%) Games
2 7 (8.14%) Marketing
3 5 (5.81%) French Language
3 5 (5.81%) German Language
3 5 (5.81%) Italian Language
4 4 (4.65%) Finance
5 3 (3.49%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.33%) Automotive
6 2 (2.33%) Electronics
7 1 (1.16%) Front Office
7 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (33.72%) Developer
2 19 (22.09%) Software Developer
3 11 (12.79%) Architect
3 11 (12.79%) Solutions Architect
3 11 (12.79%) Support Engineer
4 9 (10.47%) Java Developer
4 9 (10.47%) Web Engineer
4 9 (10.47%) Operations Engineer
5 8 (9.30%) Tester
6 7 (8.14%) Java Software Developer
7 6 (6.98%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (6.98%) Administrator
7 6 (6.98%) PHP Developer
8 5 (5.81%) Consultant
8 5 (5.81%) Junior
8 5 (5.81%) Analyst
8 5 (5.81%) Test Analyst
8 5 (5.81%) Agile Test Analyst
8 5 (5.81%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 5 (5.81%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (25.58%) HTML
2 13 (15.12%) HTML5
3 12 (13.95%) Spring
4 11 (12.79%) JSON
4 11 (12.79%) CSS
4 11 (12.79%) RESTful
4 11 (12.79%) Django
5 7 (8.14%) OpenGL
6 6 (6.98%) Laravel
7 5 (5.81%) LAMP
7 5 (5.81%) CodeIgniter
7 5 (5.81%) Symfony
8 4 (4.65%) .NET
9 3 (3.49%) SOAP
9 3 (3.49%) XML
9 3 (3.49%) XHTML
9 3 (3.49%) jQuery
10 2 (2.33%) Web Services
10 2 (2.33%) J2EE
10 2 (2.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 25 (29.07%) Open Source
2 7 (8.14%) CUDA
2 7 (8.14%) 3D Graphics
2 7 (8.14%) Visualisation
2 7 (8.14%) Algorithms
3 4 (4.65%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.33%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.16%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.16%) DTV
5 1 (1.16%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 36 (41.86%) Windows
2 11 (12.79%) Windows Server 2003
2 11 (12.79%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (12.79%) UNIX
3 4 (4.65%) CentOS
3 4 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.16%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.16%) Debian
4 1 (1.16%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.16%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (53.49%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (26.74%) TDD
3 15 (17.44%) Scrum
4 14 (16.28%) Multithreading
5 13 (15.12%) Mentoring
6 12 (13.95%) Performance Monitoring
7 11 (12.79%) Kanban
7 11 (12.79%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (12.79%) Web Development
7 11 (12.79%) Configuration Management
8 10 (11.63%) MVC
8 10 (11.63%) Unit Testing
9 9 (10.47%) Image Processing
10 7 (8.14%) Game Development
10 7 (8.14%) 3D Visualisation
10 7 (8.14%) OOD
11 6 (6.98%) Performance Testing
11 6 (6.98%) Automated Testing
12 5 (5.81%) Software Engineering
12 5 (5.81%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (31.40%) Java
2 21 (24.42%) Ruby
3 18 (20.93%) Python
4 16 (18.60%) PHP
5 12 (13.95%) JavaScript
6 11 (12.79%) C++
6 11 (12.79%) Scala
7 10 (11.63%) C#
7 10 (11.63%) SQL
8 6 (6.98%) Perl
9 5 (5.81%) PowerShell
10 4 (4.65%) Shell Script
11 3 (3.49%) PL/SQL
12 2 (2.33%) PHP5
12 2 (2.33%) Bash Shell
13 1 (1.16%) Objective-C
13 1 (1.16%) T-SQL
13 1 (1.16%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (13.95%) Degree
2 7 (8.14%) PhD
3 5 (5.81%) CCNA
3 5 (5.81%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (5.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (5.81%) MCSE
3 5 (5.81%) MCSA
4 1 (1.16%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.63%) QA
2 6 (6.98%) SLA
3 4 (4.65%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 9 (10.47%) VMware ESX
2 6 (6.98%) NFS
2 6 (6.98%) Hyper-V
3 5 (5.81%) XenApp
3 5 (5.81%) XenServer
3 5 (5.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.16%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 13 (15.12%) Puppet
1 13 (15.12%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.33%) OpenView
3 1 (1.16%) Nagios
3 1 (1.16%) Cacti
Vendors
1 10 (11.63%) VMware
2 8 (9.30%) Zend
3 7 (8.14%) Microsoft
4 6 (6.98%) Oracle
4 6 (6.98%) Red Hat
4 6 (6.98%) Symantec
4 6 (6.98%) Cisco
5 5 (5.81%) Citrix
5 5 (5.81%) HP
6 2 (2.33%) Dell
6 2 (2.33%) Informatica
7 1 (1.16%) Percona
7 1 (1.16%) Sybase
7 1 (1.16%) SAP
7 1 (1.16%) BT
7 1 (1.16%) Perforce
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Benefits, Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Gem Partnership
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Newton Blue
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Newton Blue
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Gem Partnership
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £27000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 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
Orchard Information Systems Ltd
Posted: 18 days ago