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

Location
3 months to
1 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 29 18 12
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -6
Permanent jobs citing Linux 36 63 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 8.24% 12.21% 13.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.36% 42.86% 50.79%
Number of salaries quoted 35 60 60
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £25,180
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £44,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
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
99 147 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 22.65% 28.49% 27.21%
Number of salaries quoted 82 136 114
Average salary £27,500 £32,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.72% -0.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £55,000 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -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 1 June 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 36 (53.73%) Windows
2 19 (28.36%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (25.37%) UNIX
3 17 (25.37%) Degree
4 16 (23.88%) SQL
5 14 (20.90%) MS Exchange
6 12 (17.91%) Java
7 10 (14.93%) VMware
7 10 (14.93%) PHP
7 10 (14.93%) Oracle
7 10 (14.93%) SQL Server
7 10 (14.93%) Python
7 10 (14.93%) SAN
8 9 (13.43%) Active Directory
8 9 (13.43%) MS Excel
8 9 (13.43%) TCP/IP
8 9 (13.43%) C++
8 9 (13.43%) ITIL
8 9 (13.43%) Multithreading
9 8 (11.94%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (11.94%) Oracle Database
9 8 (11.94%) MySQL
9 8 (11.94%) PL/SQL
9 8 (11.94%) JavaScript
10 7 (10.45%) HTML
10 7 (10.45%) DNS
10 7 (10.45%) SLA
10 7 (10.45%) SharePoint
10 7 (10.45%) DHCP
10 7 (10.45%) Microsoft

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 (20.90%) MS Exchange
2 7 (10.45%) SharePoint
2 7 (10.45%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (10.45%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (7.46%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (2.99%) AquaLogic
4 2 (2.99%) Lync
4 2 (2.99%) Node.js
4 2 (2.99%) Confluence
4 2 (2.99%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.99%) IIS
5 1 (1.49%) Apache
5 1 (1.49%) JBoss
Applications
1 9 (13.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.99%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.97%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.99%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.93%) SAN
2 9 (13.43%) TCP/IP
3 7 (10.45%) DNS
3 7 (10.45%) DHCP
3 7 (10.45%) NAS
4 5 (7.46%) iSCSI
5 4 (5.97%) HTTP
6 3 (4.48%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (2.99%) Wireless
7 2 (2.99%) Firewall
8 1 (1.49%) GPRS
8 1 (1.49%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.93%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.94%) Oracle Database
2 8 (11.94%) MySQL
3 5 (7.46%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (4.48%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.99%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.99%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.49%) Big Data
6 1 (1.49%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Selenium
2 2 (2.99%) JIRA
2 2 (2.99%) Cucumber
2 2 (2.99%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.99%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.49%) Ant
3 1 (1.49%) JUnit
3 1 (1.49%) JMeter
3 1 (1.49%) WebDriver
3 1 (1.49%) Maven
General
1 5 (7.46%) Games
1 5 (7.46%) Italian Language
2 4 (5.97%) French Language
2 4 (5.97%) German Language
3 2 (2.99%) Spanish Language
3 2 (2.99%) Electronics
3 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.99%) Finance
4 1 (1.49%) Automotive
4 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.49%) Marketing
4 1 (1.49%) Hebrew Language
Job Titles
1 12 (17.91%) Support Engineer
2 11 (16.42%) Developer
3 10 (14.93%) Software Engineer
3 10 (14.93%) Software Developer
4 6 (8.96%) DBA
4 6 (8.96%) Oracle DBA
5 5 (7.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (7.46%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (7.46%) Administrator
5 5 (7.46%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (7.46%) Head of Development
6 4 (5.97%) Java Software Developer
6 4 (5.97%) Software Support Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) Consultant
6 4 (5.97%) Junior
6 4 (5.97%) Technical Support
6 4 (5.97%) Java Developer
6 4 (5.97%) Technical Support Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) Technical Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.45%) HTML
2 6 (8.96%) CSS
3 5 (7.46%) .NET
3 5 (7.46%) HTML5
4 4 (5.97%) JSON
4 4 (5.97%) SOAP
4 4 (5.97%) XML
5 3 (4.48%) OpenGL
5 3 (4.48%) Spring
6 2 (2.99%) Django
6 2 (2.99%) RESTful
6 2 (2.99%) Middleware
6 2 (2.99%) XHTML
6 2 (2.99%) Web Services
6 2 (2.99%) J2EE
7 1 (1.49%) XSD
7 1 (1.49%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.49%) Regular Expression
7 1 (1.49%) REST
7 1 (1.49%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.46%) Visualisation
2 4 (5.97%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.97%) Algorithms
2 4 (5.97%) 3D Graphics
3 3 (4.48%) CUDA
4 2 (2.99%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.49%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.49%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 36 (53.73%) Windows
2 17 (25.37%) UNIX
3 7 (10.45%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (10.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (7.46%) CentOS
4 5 (7.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.49%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (28.36%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (13.43%) ITIL
2 9 (13.43%) Multithreading
3 7 (10.45%) TDD
3 7 (10.45%) Software Engineering
4 6 (8.96%) Image Processing
4 6 (8.96%) Waterfall
5 5 (7.46%) Scrum
5 5 (7.46%) CMMI
6 4 (5.97%) Web Development
6 4 (5.97%) Unit Testing
6 4 (5.97%) Game Development
6 4 (5.97%) Open Source
6 4 (5.97%) Network Management
6 4 (5.97%) OOD
7 3 (4.48%) Pair Programming
7 3 (4.48%) Mentoring
7 3 (4.48%) 3D Visualisation
7 3 (4.48%) Test Automation
7 3 (4.48%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (23.88%) SQL
2 12 (17.91%) Java
3 10 (14.93%) PHP
3 10 (14.93%) Python
4 9 (13.43%) C++
5 8 (11.94%) PL/SQL
5 8 (11.94%) JavaScript
6 7 (10.45%) Ruby
7 6 (8.96%) C#
7 6 (8.96%) T-SQL
8 4 (5.97%) Shell Script
8 4 (5.97%) C
8 4 (5.97%) Perl
9 3 (4.48%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.99%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.99%) Scala
10 2 (2.99%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 17 (25.37%) Degree
2 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (5.97%) PhD
2 4 (5.97%) MCSA
3 3 (4.48%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (4.48%) CCNA
4 2 (2.99%) MCSE
5 1 (1.49%) ISEB
5 1 (1.49%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.45%) SLA
2 5 (7.46%) ISO 9000
3 4 (5.97%) QA
System Software
1 9 (13.43%) Active Directory
2 8 (11.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (10.45%) VMware ESX
3 7 (10.45%) Hyper-V
4 5 (7.46%) NFS
4 5 (7.46%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (2.99%) XenApp
5 2 (2.99%) XenServer
6 1 (1.49%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (7.46%) Puppet
2 4 (5.97%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.99%) OpenView
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.49%) Ansible
Vendors
1 10 (14.93%) VMware
1 10 (14.93%) Oracle
2 7 (10.45%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.96%) Red Hat
3 6 (8.96%) Cisco
4 3 (4.48%) HP
4 3 (4.48%) Symantec
5 2 (2.99%) Citrix
5 2 (2.99%) Informatica
5 2 (2.99%) NetApp
6 1 (1.49%) Sybase
6 1 (1.49%) Convergys
6 1 (1.49%) BT
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