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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 30 20 15
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 58 77 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 7.44% 9.16% 13.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.56% 34.53% 50.29%
Number of salaries quoted 45 53 86
Average salary £34,500 £34,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £26,900 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
143 223 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 18.33% 26.52% 26.41%
Number of salaries quoted 119 166 158
Average salary £32,000 £31,625 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.18% -4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,700 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 2015. 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 -16 45 £34,500 - 13
Durham -5 13 £35,000 +9.37% 4
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 50 (40.00%) MySQL
2 48 (38.40%) UNIX
2 48 (38.40%) Windows
3 43 (34.40%) CSS
4 40 (32.00%) JavaScript
5 39 (31.20%) HTML
6 34 (27.20%) Python
7 32 (25.60%) Java
8 29 (23.20%) SQL
9 28 (22.40%) PHP
10 23 (18.40%) REST
11 21 (16.80%) SOAP
11 21 (16.80%) Active Directory
12 20 (16.00%) XML
12 20 (16.00%) Degree
13 19 (15.20%) SQL Server
14 18 (14.40%) Apache
14 18 (14.40%) Software Engineering
14 18 (14.40%) Git (software)
15 17 (13.60%) HTML5
16 16 (12.80%) C++
16 16 (12.80%) Perl
16 16 (12.80%) C
17 15 (12.00%) Firmware
17 15 (12.00%) Java EE
17 15 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
17 15 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
17 15 (12.00%) Ruby
17 15 (12.00%) VMware
17 15 (12.00%) AngularJS

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 18 (14.40%) Apache
2 14 (11.20%) MS Exchange
3 13 (10.40%) nginx
4 11 (8.80%) SharePoint
5 9 (7.20%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (6.40%) Node.js
6 8 (6.40%) JBoss
7 5 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (2.40%) Tomcat
8 3 (2.40%) CMS
8 3 (2.40%) Zope
8 3 (2.40%) Plone
9 1 (0.80%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (7.20%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.40%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.80%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.20%) SaaS
2 9 (7.20%) PaaS
3 2 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.60%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.40%) SAN
2 10 (8.00%) DNS
3 8 (6.40%) TCP/IP
3 8 (6.40%) SSH
3 8 (6.40%) NAS
4 6 (4.80%) Ethernet
4 6 (4.80%) Bluetooth
4 6 (4.80%) Firewall
5 5 (4.00%) DHCP
5 5 (4.00%) iSCSI
6 4 (3.20%) SSL
7 3 (2.40%) Wireless
7 3 (2.40%) LAN
7 3 (2.40%) VPN
8 2 (1.60%) PBX
8 2 (1.60%) VoIP
8 2 (1.60%) Asterisk PBX
9 1 (0.80%) Network Security
9 1 (0.80%) WAN
9 1 (0.80%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (40.00%) MySQL
2 19 (15.20%) SQL Server
3 13 (10.40%) MongoDB
4 12 (9.60%) DB2
5 9 (7.20%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (5.60%) Big Data
7 6 (4.80%) Oracle Database
8 5 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (2.40%) NoSQL
9 3 (2.40%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.80%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.80%) Redis
10 1 (0.80%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 18 (14.40%) Git (software)
2 11 (8.80%) Subversion
3 9 (7.20%) Selenium
4 7 (5.60%) JUnit
4 7 (5.60%) LabVIEW
5 6 (4.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (4.80%) Jenkins
6 5 (4.00%) Hudson
6 5 (4.00%) TestNG
7 4 (3.20%) WebDriver
8 2 (1.60%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.60%) Gradle
8 2 (1.60%) Artifactory
8 2 (1.60%) Apache Ivy
8 2 (1.60%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.60%) RSpec
9 1 (0.80%) JMeter
9 1 (0.80%) gulp
9 1 (0.80%) Grunt
General
1 9 (7.20%) Electronics
2 7 (5.60%) Finance
3 5 (4.00%) French Language
3 5 (4.00%) German Language
3 5 (4.00%) Italian Language
3 5 (4.00%) Spanish Language
4 4 (3.20%) Hebrew Language
4 4 (3.20%) Marketing
5 2 (1.60%) Automotive
5 2 (1.60%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.80%) Games
Job Titles
1 39 (31.20%) Developer
2 20 (16.00%) Java Developer
3 15 (12.00%) Support Engineer
4 12 (9.60%) Web Developer
5 11 (8.80%) Software Engineer
6 10 (8.00%) Senior Developer
7 9 (7.20%) Technical Engineer
7 9 (7.20%) Senior Java Developer
8 8 (6.40%) Analyst
8 8 (6.40%) Test Analyst
8 8 (6.40%) Senior Technician
9 7 (5.60%) DBA
9 7 (5.60%) Technical Support
9 7 (5.60%) Administrator
9 7 (5.60%) Design Engineer
9 7 (5.60%) Technical Support Engineer
9 7 (5.60%) Hardware Engineer
9 7 (5.60%) Software Support Engineer
9 7 (5.60%) Electronics Engineer
10 6 (4.80%) Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (34.40%) CSS
2 39 (31.20%) HTML
3 23 (18.40%) REST
4 21 (16.80%) SOAP
5 20 (16.00%) XML
6 17 (13.60%) HTML5
7 15 (12.00%) Java EE
7 15 (12.00%) AngularJS
8 14 (11.20%) CSS3
8 14 (11.20%) XSD
9 13 (10.40%) JSON
9 13 (10.40%) Qt
10 11 (8.80%) jQuery
10 11 (8.80%) .NET
11 10 (8.00%) Ruby on Rails
12 8 (6.40%) XHTML
12 8 (6.40%) WAMP
12 8 (6.40%) PhoneGap
12 8 (6.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 6 (4.80%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.80%) Mobile App
2 10 (8.00%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (4.00%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.20%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.40%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.40%) Visualisation
5 3 (2.40%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.80%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.80%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (0.80%) Statistics
6 1 (0.80%) User Experience
6 1 (0.80%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 48 (38.40%) UNIX
1 48 (38.40%) Windows
2 5 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (4.00%) CentOS
3 3 (2.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.60%) Debian
4 2 (1.60%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (14.40%) Software Engineering
2 15 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (9.60%) OO
4 11 (8.80%) MVC
5 10 (8.00%) ITIL
5 10 (8.00%) OOP
6 8 (6.40%) Responsive Web Design
7 7 (5.60%) Network Management
8 6 (4.80%) Embedded Software Development
8 6 (4.80%) UML
9 5 (4.00%) Scrum
9 5 (4.00%) TDD
9 5 (4.00%) Performance Testing
9 5 (4.00%) Open Source
10 4 (3.20%) Service Delivery
10 4 (3.20%) B2B
10 4 (3.20%) Configuration Management
11 3 (2.40%) OOD
11 3 (2.40%) Content Management
11 3 (2.40%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 40 (32.00%) JavaScript
2 34 (27.20%) Python
3 32 (25.60%) Java
4 29 (23.20%) SQL
5 28 (22.40%) PHP
6 16 (12.80%) Perl
6 16 (12.80%) C++
6 16 (12.80%) C
7 15 (12.00%) Ruby
8 8 (6.40%) Embedded C
8 8 (6.40%) Groovy
9 6 (4.80%) Embedded C++
9 6 (4.80%) Assembly Language
9 6 (4.80%) T-SQL
9 6 (4.80%) PL/SQL
10 4 (3.20%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.60%) PHP5
11 2 (1.60%) C#
Qualifications
1 20 (16.00%) Degree
2 4 (3.20%) ISTQB
2 4 (3.20%) ISEB
2 4 (3.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.40%) MCSA
4 2 (1.60%) MCP
4 2 (1.60%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.60%) CCNA
5 1 (0.80%) MCTS
5 1 (0.80%) MCSE
5 1 (0.80%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.20%) ISO 9000
2 8 (6.40%) SLA
2 8 (6.40%) QA
System Software
1 21 (16.80%) Active Directory
2 15 (12.00%) Firmware
2 15 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.60%) Hyper-V
4 5 (4.00%) VMware ESX
4 5 (4.00%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (4.00%) NFS
5 3 (2.40%) Varnish
5 3 (2.40%) qmail
5 3 (2.40%) Postfix
6 2 (1.60%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (3.20%) Puppet
1 4 (3.20%) Ansible
2 3 (2.40%) systemd
2 3 (2.40%) HAProxy
3 2 (1.60%) Vagrant
3 2 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.60%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.80%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 15 (12.00%) VMware
2 14 (11.20%) Microsoft
3 12 (9.60%) Sybase
4 9 (7.20%) Cisco
5 8 (6.40%) Adobe
5 8 (6.40%) Sencha
5 8 (6.40%) Twitter
6 7 (5.60%) EMC
7 6 (4.80%) Oracle
7 6 (4.80%) Red Hat
8 4 (3.20%) NetApp
8 4 (3.20%) HP
9 3 (2.40%) Dell
9 3 (2.40%) Convergys
10 2 (1.60%) Apple
11 1 (0.80%) Symantec
11 1 (0.80%) OpenText
11 1 (0.80%) Citrix
11 1 (0.80%) Juniper
Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: Up to £17,000 per annum (depending on experience)
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + gym membership, parking + more
Posted: 6 days ago
Tyne and Wear
Nigel Wright Consultancy
Salary: Up To £25,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Fixed Recruitment
Salary: £27000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Salary: Plus competitive benefit package
Posted: 11 days ago
Stockton-on-Tees
Bluetownonline Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Stockton-on-Tees
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £24000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Stockton-on-Tees
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago