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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 26 22 23
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 61 55 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 8.03% 8.90% 8.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.50% 41.67% 35.85%
Number of salaries quoted 50 51 52
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,520 £24,500 £28,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
200 132 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 26.32% 21.36% 24.42%
Number of salaries quoted 161 116 133
Average salary £28,250 £34,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.11% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,600 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +2 56 £35,000 -22.22% 5
Durham -3 3 £35,000 - 2
Teesside - 1 £30,000 -
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 69 (47.92%) Java
2 54 (37.50%) Windows
3 53 (36.81%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (34.72%) SQL
5 44 (30.56%) UNIX
6 37 (25.69%) C#
7 34 (23.61%) HTML
8 31 (21.53%) Mentoring
9 30 (20.83%) C++
10 29 (20.14%) Degree
10 29 (20.14%) Relational Database
11 27 (18.75%) PHP
12 26 (18.06%) Open Source
13 25 (17.36%) JavaScript
13 25 (17.36%) MySQL
13 25 (17.36%) XML
13 25 (17.36%) Python
14 22 (15.28%) C
14 22 (15.28%) TDD
15 21 (14.58%) CSS
15 21 (14.58%) SOAP
15 21 (14.58%) Ruby
16 20 (13.89%) Firewall
17 17 (11.81%) ITIL
17 17 (11.81%) TCP/IP
17 17 (11.81%) Selenium
18 16 (11.11%) Oracle
18 16 (11.11%) Web Services
18 16 (11.11%) JIRA
18 16 (11.11%) Waterfall

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 11 (7.64%) MS Exchange
2 10 (6.94%) Apache
2 10 (6.94%) Exchange Server 2007
2 10 (6.94%) Confluence
3 7 (4.86%) IIS
4 6 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (3.47%) Tomcat
5 5 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.08%) Lync
6 3 (2.08%) WebLogic
6 3 (2.08%) CMS
7 2 (1.39%) Node.js
8 1 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.69%) AquaLogic
8 1 (0.69%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.69%) nginx
8 1 (0.69%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.69%) Moodle
8 1 (0.69%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.69%) JBoss
Applications
1 14 (9.72%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.17%) MS Office
3 1 (0.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (3.47%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (2.78%) BASE24
3 2 (1.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.69%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.39%) SaaS
3 1 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.69%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (13.89%) Firewall
2 17 (11.81%) TCP/IP
3 13 (9.03%) DNS
4 11 (7.64%) DHCP
5 10 (6.94%) SAN
6 9 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (4.17%) NAS
8 4 (2.78%) ATM
9 3 (2.08%) HTTP
9 3 (2.08%) iSCSI
10 2 (1.39%) Ethernet
11 1 (0.69%) FTP
11 1 (0.69%) WAN
11 1 (0.69%) SSL
11 1 (0.69%) VPN
11 1 (0.69%) Network Security
11 1 (0.69%) Internet
11 1 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.69%) SSH
11 1 (0.69%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (20.14%) Relational Database
2 25 (17.36%) MySQL
3 11 (7.64%) SQL Server
3 11 (7.64%) MongoDB
3 11 (7.64%) NoSQL
4 8 (5.56%) DB2
5 7 (4.86%) Oracle Database
6 6 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (3.47%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (2.78%) RDBMS
9 3 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.69%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 17 (11.81%) Selenium
2 16 (11.11%) JIRA
3 13 (9.03%) Jenkins
4 12 (8.33%) Git (software)
5 8 (5.56%) LoadRunner
6 6 (4.17%) QuickTest Pro
6 6 (4.17%) Visual Studio
6 6 (4.17%) Facilita Forecast
7 5 (3.47%) PHPUnit
8 4 (2.78%) JUnit
9 3 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (2.08%) Subversion
9 3 (2.08%) Redmine
10 2 (1.39%) Bower
10 2 (1.39%) Maven
10 2 (1.39%) TestNG
10 2 (1.39%) Cucumber
10 2 (1.39%) Hudson
10 2 (1.39%) Ant
10 2 (1.39%) Xcode
General
1 12 (8.33%) Games
2 11 (7.64%) Marketing
3 8 (5.56%) Finance
4 4 (2.78%) Banking
4 4 (2.78%) Retail
4 4 (2.78%) French Language
4 4 (2.78%) German Language
4 4 (2.78%) Italian Language
5 3 (2.08%) Electronics
5 3 (2.08%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.39%) Automotive
6 2 (1.39%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.69%) Advertising
7 1 (0.69%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 45 (31.25%) Developer
2 25 (17.36%) Software Developer
3 21 (14.58%) Analyst
4 13 (9.03%) PHP Developer
5 11 (7.64%) Administrator
6 10 (6.94%) Architect
6 10 (6.94%) Systems Administrator
6 10 (6.94%) Solutions Architect
6 10 (6.94%) Java Developer
6 10 (6.94%) Web Engineer
7 9 (6.25%) Operations Engineer
7 9 (6.25%) Software Engineer
7 9 (6.25%) Test Analyst
7 9 (6.25%) Support Engineer
8 7 (4.86%) Technical Support
8 7 (4.86%) Tester
8 7 (4.86%) Principal Software Developer
9 6 (4.17%) Applications Support
9 6 (4.17%) Programmer
10 5 (3.47%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (23.61%) HTML
2 25 (17.36%) XML
3 21 (14.58%) CSS
3 21 (14.58%) SOAP
4 16 (11.11%) Web Services
5 15 (10.42%) Spring
6 11 (7.64%) HTML5
7 10 (6.94%) Django
7 10 (6.94%) RESTful
7 10 (6.94%) JSON
8 7 (4.86%) OpenGL
8 7 (4.86%) LAMP
9 6 (4.17%) J2EE
9 6 (4.17%) XHTML
9 6 (4.17%) Zend Framework
9 6 (4.17%) Laravel
10 5 (3.47%) REST
10 5 (3.47%) CodeIgniter
10 5 (3.47%) Symfony
10 5 (3.47%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 26 (18.06%) Open Source
2 15 (10.42%) Client/Server
2 15 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.86%) Visualisation
3 7 (4.86%) CUDA
3 7 (4.86%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.47%) Mainframe
4 5 (3.47%) 3D Graphics
4 5 (3.47%) Smartcard
4 5 (3.47%) PACS
4 5 (3.47%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.47%) Algorithms
5 4 (2.78%) Tandem
5 4 (2.78%) Cryptography
5 4 (2.78%) EMV
5 4 (2.78%) Replication
6 3 (2.08%) NHS
7 2 (1.39%) DTV
7 2 (1.39%) Social Media
7 2 (1.39%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 54 (37.50%) Windows
2 44 (30.56%) UNIX
3 13 (9.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (4.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (4.17%) CentOS
7 4 (2.78%) Windows 7
7 4 (2.78%) Windows XP
8 3 (2.08%) Debian
8 3 (2.08%) Android
8 3 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.69%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.69%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.69%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.69%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (36.81%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (21.53%) Mentoring
3 22 (15.28%) TDD
4 17 (11.81%) ITIL
5 16 (11.11%) Waterfall
6 14 (9.72%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (9.72%) Change Management
6 14 (9.72%) MVC
7 13 (9.03%) Scrum
7 13 (9.03%) Configuration Management
8 12 (8.33%) Multithreading
8 12 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
9 11 (7.64%) OO
9 11 (7.64%) Software Engineering
9 11 (7.64%) Web Development
10 10 (6.94%) Kanban
11 9 (6.25%) Image Processing
11 9 (6.25%) DevOps
11 9 (6.25%) Unit Testing
12 7 (4.86%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 69 (47.92%) Java
2 50 (34.72%) SQL
3 37 (25.69%) C#
4 30 (20.83%) C++
5 27 (18.75%) PHP
6 25 (17.36%) JavaScript
6 25 (17.36%) Python
7 22 (15.28%) C
8 21 (14.58%) Ruby
9 14 (9.72%) Perl
10 10 (6.94%) PowerShell
10 10 (6.94%) Scala
11 9 (6.25%) Shell Script
12 7 (4.86%) Bash Shell
13 5 (3.47%) PHP5
13 5 (3.47%) VB
14 4 (2.78%) COBOL
14 4 (2.78%) JCL
14 4 (2.78%) PL/1
15 3 (2.08%) XPath
Qualifications
1 29 (20.14%) Degree
2 6 (4.17%) CCNA
2 6 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (3.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (3.47%) MCSE
3 5 (3.47%) MCSA
3 5 (3.47%) PhD
3 5 (3.47%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.78%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.08%) OCPJP
5 3 (2.08%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (2.08%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.72%) QA
2 9 (6.25%) SLA
3 5 (3.47%) DICOM
4 4 (2.78%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.69%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.69%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (6.25%) VMware ESX
1 9 (6.25%) Hyper-V
2 8 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.86%) Active Directory
4 6 (4.17%) NFS
5 5 (3.47%) XenApp
5 5 (3.47%) XenServer
6 1 (0.69%) Firmware
6 1 (0.69%) Samba
6 1 (0.69%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (8.33%) Puppet
1 12 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.08%) WSUS
3 2 (1.39%) Nagios
4 1 (0.69%) OpenView
4 1 (0.69%) Cacti
4 1 (0.69%) logstash
4 1 (0.69%) Kibana
Vendors
1 16 (11.11%) Oracle
2 15 (10.42%) VMware
3 13 (9.03%) Zend
4 12 (8.33%) Red Hat
4 12 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 11 (7.64%) Cisco
6 9 (6.25%) HP
7 5 (3.47%) IBM
7 5 (3.47%) Citrix
7 5 (3.47%) Symantec
8 4 (2.78%) Dell
8 4 (2.78%) VocaLink
8 4 (2.78%) NCR
9 3 (2.08%) Sun
10 2 (1.39%) SAP
11 1 (0.69%) EMC
11 1 (0.69%) Perforce
11 1 (0.69%) Blackboard
11 1 (0.69%) Informatica
11 1 (0.69%) Sage
North East England
Explore Group
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum DOE + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Sage UK Limited
Salary: benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
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Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
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Explore Group
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
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Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
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