The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 19 13 12
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 82 93 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 10.09% 14.26% 13.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.19% 54.07% 44.55%
Number of salaries quoted 53 89 83
Average salary £34,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,887 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Linux
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the North East region.

Operating Systems Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
233 172 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 28.66% 26.38% 29.77%
Number of salaries quoted 168 161 195
Average salary £34,250 £33,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.23% +17.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Linux
Salary Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the North East region.

Linux Salary Trend in the North East

Linux
Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the North East region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in the North East

Linux
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the North East region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -5 73 £34,500 -11.53% 20
Durham +1 7 £32,000 +16.36% 2
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 95 (51.91%) UNIX
2 77 (42.08%) Java
3 63 (34.43%) SQL
4 55 (30.05%) Windows
5 54 (29.51%) Degree
6 50 (27.32%) C
7 47 (25.68%) C++
8 45 (24.59%) Agile Software Development
9 42 (22.95%) C#
10 41 (22.40%) MySQL
11 39 (21.31%) JavaScript
11 39 (21.31%) HTML
12 36 (19.67%) ITIL
13 34 (18.58%) Oracle
14 31 (16.94%) Python
15 30 (16.39%) Web Services
16 28 (15.30%) MS Excel
16 28 (15.30%) Spring
16 28 (15.30%) Finance
16 28 (15.30%) Mentoring
17 27 (14.75%) Relational Database
18 26 (14.21%) XML
19 25 (13.66%) VMware
19 25 (13.66%) Software Engineering
20 24 (13.11%) OO
21 23 (12.57%) SAN
22 22 (12.02%) Red Hat
23 21 (11.48%) Ruby
23 21 (11.48%) Subversion
24 20 (10.93%) SQL Server

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 (10.38%) Tomcat
2 14 (7.65%) Apache
3 13 (7.10%) MS Exchange
4 12 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2003
5 11 (6.01%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (6.01%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (3.28%) nginx
7 5 (2.73%) SharePoint
7 5 (2.73%) Tornado
8 2 (1.09%) Moodle
8 2 (1.09%) Confluence
8 2 (1.09%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.55%) IIS
9 1 (0.55%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.55%) Documentum
9 1 (0.55%) SAS
9 1 (0.55%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.55%) WebSphere
Applications
1 28 (15.30%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.37%) MS Project
3 3 (1.64%) MS Office
4 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (1.64%) BASE24
2 1 (0.55%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.37%) PaaS
2 5 (2.73%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (2.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (12.57%) SAN
2 18 (9.84%) TCP/IP
3 17 (9.29%) DNS
4 15 (8.20%) DHCP
5 12 (6.56%) Firewall
6 9 (4.92%) NAS
7 8 (4.37%) iSCSI
8 7 (3.83%) HTTP
9 5 (2.73%) Network Security
10 4 (2.19%) Intrusion Detection
11 3 (1.64%) ATM
12 2 (1.09%) VPN
12 2 (1.09%) FTP
13 1 (0.55%) Ethernet
13 1 (0.55%) Intranet
13 1 (0.55%) WAN
13 1 (0.55%) LDAP
13 1 (0.55%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (22.40%) MySQL
2 27 (14.75%) Relational Database
3 20 (10.93%) SQL Server
4 17 (9.29%) Oracle Database
5 15 (8.20%) Jackrabbit
6 9 (4.92%) MongoDB
7 7 (3.83%) DB2
7 7 (3.83%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (3.83%) NoSQL
8 5 (2.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (2.73%) Redis
8 5 (2.73%) Couchbase
8 5 (2.73%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (1.64%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 21 (11.48%) Subversion
2 17 (9.29%) Maven
3 14 (7.65%) Jenkins
4 12 (6.56%) LabVIEW
5 10 (5.46%) Git (software)
5 10 (5.46%) Selenium
5 10 (5.46%) JUnit
6 9 (4.92%) Visual Studio
7 5 (2.73%) QuickTest Pro
7 5 (2.73%) LoadRunner
7 5 (2.73%) Facilita Forecast
8 3 (1.64%) Redmine
8 3 (1.64%) Hudson
9 2 (1.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (1.09%) JIRA
9 2 (1.09%) TestNG
9 2 (1.09%) Ant
10 1 (0.55%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.55%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.55%) GDB
General
1 28 (15.30%) Finance
2 15 (8.20%) Electronics
3 14 (7.65%) Games
4 8 (4.37%) German Language
5 7 (3.83%) French Language
5 7 (3.83%) Italian Language
6 5 (2.73%) Marketing
7 4 (2.19%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.19%) Legal
8 3 (1.64%) Banking
8 3 (1.64%) Retail
8 3 (1.64%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.09%) Publishing
10 1 (0.55%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 56 (30.60%) Developer
2 22 (12.02%) Software Developer
2 22 (12.02%) Support Engineer
3 21 (11.48%) Java Developer
4 20 (10.93%) Analyst
5 14 (7.65%) Administrator
6 13 (7.10%) Programmer
6 13 (7.10%) Systems Administrator
7 12 (6.56%) Software Engineer
8 10 (5.46%) Technical Support
8 10 (5.46%) Linux Engineer
9 9 (4.92%) Server Engineer
9 9 (4.92%) Server Support Engineer
9 9 (4.92%) Support Analyst
9 9 (4.92%) DBA
9 9 (4.92%) Server Support
10 8 (4.37%) Design Engineer
10 8 (4.37%) 2nd Line Support
10 8 (4.37%) Electronics Engineer
10 8 (4.37%) Hardware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (21.31%) HTML
2 30 (16.39%) Web Services
3 28 (15.30%) Spring
4 26 (14.21%) XML
5 19 (10.38%) SOAP
5 19 (10.38%) jQuery
6 18 (9.84%) CSS
7 15 (8.20%) Java EE
7 15 (8.20%) JSR 170
7 15 (8.20%) MooTools
7 15 (8.20%) Apache Wicket
7 15 (8.20%) JAX-WS
8 13 (7.10%) Qt
9 9 (4.92%) Ajax
9 9 (4.92%) JSON
10 8 (4.37%) HTML5
10 8 (4.37%) REST
10 8 (4.37%) Django
10 8 (4.37%) Ruby on Rails
11 7 (3.83%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.84%) Computer Science
2 15 (8.20%) Client/Server
2 15 (8.20%) Mathematics
3 13 (7.10%) Open Source
4 12 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (6.56%) Replication
5 8 (4.37%) Embedded Systems
5 8 (4.37%) Firmware
6 7 (3.83%) CUDA
7 6 (3.28%) Visualisation
8 5 (2.73%) Smartcard
8 5 (2.73%) PACS
8 5 (2.73%) Clustering
9 4 (2.19%) Management Information System
9 4 (2.19%) Mainframe
10 3 (1.64%) EMV
10 3 (1.64%) NHS
10 3 (1.64%) DTV
10 3 (1.64%) Tandem
10 3 (1.64%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 95 (51.91%) UNIX
2 55 (30.05%) Windows
3 16 (8.74%) Solaris
4 12 (6.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (6.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (6.01%) SUSE
5 11 (6.01%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (2.73%) FreeBSD
7 4 (2.19%) CentOS
8 3 (1.64%) Windows XP
8 3 (1.64%) Debian
8 3 (1.64%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.09%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.55%) AIX
10 1 (0.55%) Fedora
10 1 (0.55%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (24.59%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (19.67%) ITIL
3 28 (15.30%) Mentoring
4 25 (13.66%) Software Engineering
5 24 (13.11%) OO
6 15 (8.20%) Waterfall
7 14 (7.65%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (7.65%) Multithreading
7 14 (7.65%) Disaster Recovery
8 13 (7.10%) Performance Tuning
9 12 (6.56%) TDD
10 11 (6.01%) Business Continuity
11 10 (5.46%) Image Processing
11 10 (5.46%) Matrix Management
11 10 (5.46%) Web Development
11 10 (5.46%) DevOps
11 10 (5.46%) Automated Testing
11 10 (5.46%) Project Management
12 9 (4.92%) Configuration Management
13 8 (4.37%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 77 (42.08%) Java
2 63 (34.43%) SQL
3 50 (27.32%) C
4 47 (25.68%) C++
5 42 (22.95%) C#
6 39 (21.31%) JavaScript
7 31 (16.94%) Python
8 21 (11.48%) Ruby
9 13 (7.10%) PHP
10 11 (6.01%) Perl
10 11 (6.01%) Bash Shell
11 8 (4.37%) Scala
11 8 (4.37%) Shell Script
12 6 (3.28%) T-SQL
12 6 (3.28%) PL/SQL
13 5 (2.73%) VB
14 4 (2.19%) PowerShell
15 3 (1.64%) JCL
15 3 (1.64%) PL/1
15 3 (1.64%) VBA
Qualifications
1 54 (29.51%) Degree
2 4 (2.19%) SC Cleared
2 4 (2.19%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.64%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (1.64%) Sun Certification
3 3 (1.64%) PhD
3 3 (1.64%) OCPJP
4 1 (0.55%) CCNA
4 1 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.55%) RHCE
4 1 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.55%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (10.38%) SLA
2 12 (6.56%) ISO 9000
3 8 (4.37%) QA
4 5 (2.73%) DICOM
5 3 (1.64%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 15 (8.20%) VMware Infrastructure
1 15 (8.20%) Hyper-V
2 14 (7.65%) Active Directory
3 9 (4.92%) VMware ESX
4 8 (4.37%) NFS
5 6 (3.28%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 2 (1.09%) KVM
7 1 (0.55%) Samba
7 1 (0.55%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (4.37%) WSUS
2 7 (3.83%) Puppet
3 6 (3.28%) Tivoli
3 6 (3.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 5 (2.73%) HAProxy
4 5 (2.73%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (2.19%) Nagios
6 3 (1.64%) SCCM
6 3 (1.64%) SCOM
7 2 (1.09%) Ganglia
7 2 (1.09%) Zenoss
7 2 (1.09%) collectd
Vendors
1 34 (18.58%) Oracle
2 25 (13.66%) VMware
3 22 (12.02%) Red Hat
4 17 (9.29%) Microsoft
5 12 (6.56%) EMC
6 10 (5.46%) IBM
7 8 (4.37%) Symantec
7 8 (4.37%) Cisco
8 6 (3.28%) Google
8 6 (3.28%) HP
8 6 (3.28%) Citrix
9 5 (2.73%) Zend
10 3 (1.64%) Sun
10 3 (1.64%) NCR
10 3 (1.64%) SAP
10 3 (1.64%) JBoss
10 3 (1.64%) VocaLink
11 2 (1.09%) Blackboard
11 2 (1.09%) Dell
11 2 (1.09%) Progress
North East England
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Home Working + Annual Bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £27000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £23,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £23,400 to £23,400 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 30,000 + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £22,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
HMRC
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
HMRC
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £16,000 to £18,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Up to £34,000 per annum depending on experience + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne
HMRC
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne
HMRC
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
HMRC
Salary: £28,780 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
HMRC
Salary: £47,218 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Darlington
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £16000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Copley, County Durham
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 20 days ago