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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 14 8 11
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 63 78 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 11.56% 17.14% 14.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.28% 67.83% 54.78%
Number of salaries quoted 38 75 52
Average salary £34,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.75% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,350 £22,900 £28,050
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £43,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
169 115 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 31.01% 25.27% 26.56%
Number of salaries quoted 122 109 98
Average salary £34,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.15% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,500 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 16 September 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 67 (54.47%) Java
2 61 (49.59%) UNIX
3 51 (41.46%) SQL
4 43 (34.96%) Windows
5 42 (34.15%) C#
6 40 (32.52%) Agile Software Development
7 38 (30.89%) Degree
8 34 (27.64%) HTML
9 32 (26.02%) C
10 30 (24.39%) Web Services
11 29 (23.58%) JavaScript
12 27 (21.95%) C++
12 27 (21.95%) Spring
12 27 (21.95%) Mentoring
13 26 (21.14%) Software Engineering
13 26 (21.14%) Finance
14 25 (20.33%) Relational Database
15 24 (19.51%) Subversion
16 22 (17.89%) ITIL
16 22 (17.89%) OO
17 20 (16.26%) Python
17 20 (16.26%) MySQL
17 20 (16.26%) Ruby
18 19 (15.45%) jQuery
18 19 (15.45%) SOAP
18 19 (15.45%) XML
18 19 (15.45%) Tomcat
18 19 (15.45%) MS Excel
19 18 (14.63%) Computer Science
19 18 (14.63%) VMware

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 19 (15.45%) Tomcat
2 9 (7.32%) MS Exchange
3 8 (6.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (6.50%) Exchange Server 2003
3 8 (6.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (6.50%) Apache
4 2 (1.63%) Moodle
4 2 (1.63%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.63%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.81%) IIS
5 1 (0.81%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.81%) Documentum
5 1 (0.81%) SAS
5 1 (0.81%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.81%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.81%) Confluence
Applications
1 19 (15.45%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.63%) MS Office
3 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.25%) SaaS
1 4 (3.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (13.82%) SAN
2 15 (12.20%) DNS
3 14 (11.38%) TCP/IP
3 14 (11.38%) DHCP
4 12 (9.76%) Firewall
5 9 (7.32%) HTTP
5 9 (7.32%) NAS
6 8 (6.50%) iSCSI
7 4 (3.25%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (1.63%) FTP
9 1 (0.81%) VPN
9 1 (0.81%) LDAP
9 1 (0.81%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (20.33%) Relational Database
2 20 (16.26%) MySQL
3 15 (12.20%) Jackrabbit
4 13 (10.57%) Oracle Database
5 12 (9.76%) SQL Server
6 7 (5.69%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (4.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (4.07%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (2.44%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.63%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.63%) DB2
10 1 (0.81%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (19.51%) Subversion
2 17 (13.82%) Maven
3 16 (13.01%) Jenkins
4 13 (10.57%) JUnit
5 10 (8.13%) Git (software)
6 9 (7.32%) Visual Studio
6 9 (7.32%) Selenium
7 5 (4.07%) QuickTest Pro
7 5 (4.07%) LoadRunner
7 5 (4.07%) Facilita Forecast
8 3 (2.44%) Hudson
9 2 (1.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (1.63%) TestNG
9 2 (1.63%) Ant
10 1 (0.81%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.81%) JIRA
10 1 (0.81%) GDB
10 1 (0.81%) Mercurial
General
1 26 (21.14%) Finance
2 8 (6.50%) German Language
2 8 (6.50%) Games
3 7 (5.69%) Italian Language
3 7 (5.69%) French Language
4 3 (2.44%) Marketing
5 2 (1.63%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.63%) Publishing
6 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.81%) Advertising
6 1 (0.81%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 46 (37.40%) Developer
2 22 (17.89%) Software Developer
3 19 (15.45%) Analyst
4 18 (14.63%) Java Developer
5 14 (11.38%) Support Engineer
6 13 (10.57%) Software Engineer
7 8 (6.50%) Lead Developer
7 8 (6.50%) Programmer
7 8 (6.50%) Support Analyst
8 7 (5.69%) Technical Support
8 7 (5.69%) Applications Support
8 7 (5.69%) DBA
9 6 (4.88%) Web Engineer
9 6 (4.88%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (4.88%) Senior Support Analyst
9 6 (4.88%) Linux Support
9 6 (4.88%) Systems Administrator
9 6 (4.88%) Administrator
10 5 (4.07%) Test Analyst
10 5 (4.07%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (27.64%) HTML
2 30 (24.39%) Web Services
3 27 (21.95%) Spring
4 19 (15.45%) jQuery
4 19 (15.45%) SOAP
4 19 (15.45%) XML
5 17 (13.82%) CSS
6 15 (12.20%) MooTools
6 15 (12.20%) Apache Wicket
6 15 (12.20%) JAX-WS
6 15 (12.20%) Java EE
6 15 (12.20%) JSR 170
7 11 (8.94%) Ruby on Rails
7 11 (8.94%) REST
8 10 (8.13%) Django
9 9 (7.32%) Guice
9 9 (7.32%) JSON
9 9 (7.32%) HTML5
9 9 (7.32%) Play Framework
10 8 (6.50%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.63%) Computer Science
2 15 (12.20%) Mathematics
2 15 (12.20%) Client/Server
3 13 (10.57%) Open Source
4 8 (6.50%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.88%) CUDA
6 5 (4.07%) Smartcard
6 5 (4.07%) PACS
6 5 (4.07%) Clustering
6 5 (4.07%) Replication
6 5 (4.07%) Visualisation
7 3 (2.44%) 3D Graphics
7 3 (2.44%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.44%) User Experience
8 2 (1.63%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.63%) Statistics
9 1 (0.81%) DTV
9 1 (0.81%) VLE
9 1 (0.81%) Wiki
9 1 (0.81%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 61 (49.59%) UNIX
2 43 (34.96%) Windows
3 11 (8.94%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (8.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (8.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (4.07%) Solaris
5 5 (4.07%) SUSE
6 4 (3.25%) CentOS
7 2 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.63%) Debian
8 1 (0.81%) AIX
8 1 (0.81%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.81%) Fedora
8 1 (0.81%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (32.52%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (21.95%) Mentoring
3 26 (21.14%) Software Engineering
4 22 (17.89%) ITIL
4 22 (17.89%) OO
5 16 (13.01%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (12.20%) Waterfall
7 14 (11.38%) Disaster Recovery
8 13 (10.57%) Automated Testing
9 12 (9.76%) Performance Tuning
10 11 (8.94%) Business Continuity
11 10 (8.13%) Web Development
11 10 (8.13%) TDD
11 10 (8.13%) Configuration Management
12 9 (7.32%) Project Management
12 9 (7.32%) Image Processing
12 9 (7.32%) Line Management
13 8 (6.50%) Multithreading
13 8 (6.50%) Web Design
14 7 (5.69%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 67 (54.47%) Java
2 51 (41.46%) SQL
3 42 (34.15%) C#
4 32 (26.02%) C
5 29 (23.58%) JavaScript
6 27 (21.95%) C++
7 20 (16.26%) Python
7 20 (16.26%) Ruby
8 12 (9.76%) Perl
9 11 (8.94%) PHP
10 10 (8.13%) Scala
11 7 (5.69%) Shell Script
12 6 (4.88%) PL/SQL
13 5 (4.07%) T-SQL
13 5 (4.07%) VB
14 3 (2.44%) Bash Shell
15 2 (1.63%) PHP5
16 1 (0.81%) VBScript
16 1 (0.81%) Fortran
16 1 (0.81%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 38 (30.89%) Degree
2 4 (3.25%) SC Cleared
2 4 (3.25%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.44%) PhD
4 1 (0.81%) MCSA
4 1 (0.81%) CCNA
4 1 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.81%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.32%) SLA
2 5 (4.07%) QA
2 5 (4.07%) DICOM
System Software
1 15 (12.20%) Hyper-V
2 14 (11.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (7.32%) VMware ESX
4 8 (6.50%) NFS
5 7 (5.69%) Active Directory
6 4 (3.25%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 2 (1.63%) KVM
8 1 (0.81%) Samba
Systems Management
1 6 (4.88%) Puppet
2 5 (4.07%) Nagios
2 5 (4.07%) WSUS
3 4 (3.25%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (3.25%) Tivoli
4 3 (2.44%) collectd
4 3 (2.44%) Ganglia
5 2 (1.63%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 18 (14.63%) VMware
2 17 (13.82%) Oracle
3 16 (13.01%) Red Hat
4 14 (11.38%) Microsoft
5 9 (7.32%) Google
6 8 (6.50%) Cisco
6 8 (6.50%) Symantec
7 5 (4.07%) IBM
8 3 (2.44%) JBoss
8 3 (2.44%) HP
9 2 (1.63%) Blackboard
9 2 (1.63%) Zend
9 2 (1.63%) Dell
9 2 (1.63%) Progress
10 1 (0.81%) SAP
10 1 (0.81%) Lotus
10 1 (0.81%) Apple
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