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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 29 30 20
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -10
Permanent jobs citing Linux 58 66 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 7.28% 8.34% 8.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.69% 40.00% 36.14%
Number of salaries quoted 55 53 56
Median salary £40,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.71% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £24,200 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £48,400 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +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
189 165 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 23.71% 20.86% 24.43%
Number of salaries quoted 165 141 165
Median salary £37,500 £30,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £23,400 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +4.16%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of job ads across the North East region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 July 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the North East region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -1 51 £40,500 +23.66% 15
Durham -1 7 £27,500 -21.42% 2
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North East region with a requirement for Linux.

1 55 (45.83%) Windows
2 43 (35.83%) Unix
3 39 (32.50%) ITIL
3 39 (32.50%) Windows Server
4 38 (31.67%) SQL
5 36 (30.00%) MySQL
6 34 (28.33%) Microsoft
7 30 (25.00%) TCP/IP
8 26 (21.67%) VMware
9 25 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
10 24 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 24 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
11 23 (19.17%) Red Hat
12 22 (18.33%) PHP
13 21 (17.50%) SQL Server
14 20 (16.67%) Java
14 20 (16.67%) JavaScript
14 20 (16.67%) Perl
14 20 (16.67%) Service Management
15 18 (15.00%) Shell Script
15 18 (15.00%) HTML
15 18 (15.00%) Solaris
15 18 (15.00%) CSS
15 18 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
15 18 (15.00%) CentOS
16 17 (14.17%) Puppet
16 17 (14.17%) Nagios
17 16 (13.33%) Incident Management
17 16 (13.33%) Git (software)
18 15 (12.50%) OpenStack

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (12.50%) OpenStack
2 11 (9.17%) Apache
3 9 (7.50%) IIS
4 7 (5.83%) Skype for Business
5 6 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (5.00%) MS Exchange
5 6 (5.00%) SharePoint
6 4 (3.33%) nginx
6 4 (3.33%) Tomcat
7 3 (2.50%) Confluence
7 3 (2.50%) Documentum
8 2 (1.67%) Apache Solr
8 2 (1.67%) Captiva
8 2 (1.67%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.67%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (7.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (3.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.83%) Magento
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 24 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (6.67%) DigitalOcean
3 8 (6.67%) Linode
3 8 (6.67%) Office 365
3 8 (6.67%) SaaS
4 6 (5.00%) GitHub
5 4 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (3.33%) IaaS
6 3 (2.50%) Force.com
6 3 (2.50%) PaaS
7 2 (1.67%) Amazon S3
7 2 (1.67%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (1.67%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 30 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 12 (10.00%) Firewall
3 10 (8.33%) DNS
4 7 (5.83%) LAN
5 6 (5.00%) SAN
5 6 (5.00%) Skype
6 5 (4.17%) LDAP
6 5 (4.17%) WAN
7 4 (3.33%) DHCP
8 3 (2.50%) BGP
8 3 (2.50%) Bluetooth
8 3 (2.50%) Ethernet
8 3 (2.50%) IPsec
8 3 (2.50%) RS-232
8 3 (2.50%) RS-485
8 3 (2.50%) SNMP
8 3 (2.50%) SSH
9 2 (1.67%) NAS
9 2 (1.67%) SSL
9 2 (1.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (30.00%) MySQL
2 21 (17.50%) SQL Server
3 12 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (5.83%) NoSQL
5 6 (5.00%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.50%) DataStage
6 3 (2.50%) Hadoop
6 3 (2.50%) IBM InfoSphere
6 3 (2.50%) Redis
6 3 (2.50%) TokuMX
7 2 (1.67%) CouchDB
7 2 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.67%) SSDT
8 1 (0.83%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 16 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 11 (9.17%) Vagrant
3 9 (7.50%) Subversion
4 5 (4.17%) GitLab
5 4 (3.33%) Selenium
5 4 (3.33%) WebDriver
6 3 (2.50%) JIRA
7 2 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.83%) LabVIEW
8 1 (0.83%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 6 (5.00%) Marketing
2 2 (1.67%) Electronics
2 2 (1.67%) Finance
2 2 (1.67%) German Language
2 2 (1.67%) Retail
3 1 (0.83%) Advertising
3 1 (0.83%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 20 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 19 (15.83%) Developer
3 13 (10.83%) Operations Manager
4 10 (8.33%) PHP Developer
5 9 (7.50%) Automation Engineer
5 9 (7.50%) Linux Support
5 9 (7.50%) Systems Manager
6 8 (6.67%) Consultant
6 8 (6.67%) Software Engineer
7 7 (5.83%) Linux Specialist
7 7 (5.83%) Systems Engineer
7 7 (5.83%) Unix Support
7 7 (5.83%) Web Developer
8 6 (5.00%) IT Consultant
8 6 (5.00%) Senior Consultant
8 6 (5.00%) Support Specialist
8 6 (5.00%) Unix Specialist
8 6 (5.00%) Unix Support Specialist
9 5 (4.17%) Administrator
9 5 (4.17%) Senior IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (15.00%) CSS
1 18 (15.00%) HTML
2 8 (6.67%) HTML5
2 8 (6.67%) LAMP
3 6 (5.00%) .NET
3 6 (5.00%) CSS3
3 6 (5.00%) jQuery
3 6 (5.00%) Node.js
3 6 (5.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 5 (4.17%) Web Services
5 4 (3.33%) AngularJS
5 4 (3.33%) JSON
5 4 (3.33%) Qt
5 4 (3.33%) RESTful
5 4 (3.33%) XML
6 3 (2.50%) ActiveMQ
6 3 (2.50%) LAPP Stack
6 3 (2.50%) LEMP Stack
6 3 (2.50%) Regular Expression
6 3 (2.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.67%) Public Cloud
2 7 (5.83%) Data Centre
2 7 (5.83%) Driving Licence
3 6 (5.00%) Mainframe
4 4 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.33%) IBM Mainframe
4 4 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.33%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.50%) Replication
6 2 (1.67%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.67%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (1.67%) Social Network
7 1 (0.83%) Clustering
7 1 (0.83%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.83%) NHS
7 1 (0.83%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.83%) Statistics
7 1 (0.83%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 55 (45.83%) Windows
2 43 (35.83%) Unix
3 39 (32.50%) Windows Server
4 24 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (15.00%) CentOS
5 18 (15.00%) Solaris
6 15 (12.50%) AIX
7 11 (9.17%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (5.00%) zOS
9 3 (2.50%) Android
9 3 (2.50%) Apple iOS
9 3 (2.50%) HPUX
9 3 (2.50%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.67%) Debian
10 2 (1.67%) Mac OS
10 2 (1.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 2 (1.67%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.83%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (32.50%) ITIL
2 20 (16.67%) Service Management
3 18 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (13.33%) Incident Management
5 15 (12.50%) Change Management
5 15 (12.50%) Project Management
6 11 (9.17%) Change Control
6 11 (9.17%) Software Engineering
7 10 (8.33%) OO
7 10 (8.33%) Server Monitoring
7 10 (8.33%) Web Development
8 9 (7.50%) MVC
9 8 (6.67%) DevOps
10 7 (5.83%) Capacity Management
10 7 (5.83%) CRM
10 7 (5.83%) Problem Management
11 6 (5.00%) Operations Management
11 6 (5.00%) Quality Management
11 6 (5.00%) Risk Management
12 5 (4.17%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 38 (31.67%) SQL
2 22 (18.33%) PHP
3 20 (16.67%) Java
3 20 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 20 (16.67%) Perl
4 18 (15.00%) Shell Script
5 13 (10.83%) Ruby
6 12 (10.00%) Python
7 10 (8.33%) PowerShell
8 9 (7.50%) VB
9 8 (6.67%) C
9 8 (6.67%) C++
10 5 (4.17%) C#
11 4 (3.33%) Korn
11 4 (3.33%) PHP 5
12 3 (2.50%) Bourne shell
12 3 (2.50%) Embedded C
12 3 (2.50%) Jython
12 3 (2.50%) Objective-C
12 3 (2.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (7.50%) Degree
2 6 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (2.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.50%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.83%) CCNA
5 1 (0.83%) CISA
5 1 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.83%) CISM
5 1 (0.83%) CISSP
5 1 (0.83%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.17%) QA
2 10 (8.33%) SLA
3 3 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.83%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.83%) ISO27002
4 1 (0.83%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (11.67%) Active Directory
3 11 (9.17%) VirtualBox
3 11 (9.17%) Xen
4 7 (5.83%) VMware ESX
4 7 (5.83%) vSphere
5 4 (3.33%) Firmware
5 4 (3.33%) LXC
5 4 (3.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 3 (2.50%) Gluster
6 3 (2.50%) NFS
7 2 (1.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (1.67%) iptables
8 1 (0.83%) Docker
8 1 (0.83%) Veritas File System
8 1 (0.83%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.83%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 17 (14.17%) Nagios
1 17 (14.17%) Puppet
2 15 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (11.67%) Ansible
3 14 (11.67%) ZABBIX
4 11 (9.17%) OpenNMS
4 11 (9.17%) SCOM
4 11 (9.17%) Zenoss
5 9 (7.50%) Tivoli
6 7 (5.83%) SCCM
7 5 (4.17%) HP SiteScope
8 4 (3.33%) MOM
8 4 (3.33%) Unicenter
9 3 (2.50%) Graphite
9 3 (2.50%) Graylog
9 3 (2.50%) HAProxy
9 3 (2.50%) Icinga
9 3 (2.50%) logstash
9 3 (2.50%) Salt
10 1 (0.83%) StatsD
Vendors
1 34 (28.33%) Microsoft
2 26 (21.67%) VMware
3 23 (19.17%) Red Hat
4 15 (12.50%) HP
5 11 (9.17%) Rackspace
5 11 (9.17%) SaltStack
6 10 (8.33%) IBM
6 10 (8.33%) Oracle
7 9 (7.50%) Cisco
7 9 (7.50%) Google
8 8 (6.67%) CA
8 8 (6.67%) Citrix
9 7 (5.83%) Juniper
9 7 (5.83%) Veeam
10 4 (3.33%) EMC
11 3 (2.50%) Pega
12 2 (1.67%) Sun
12 2 (1.67%) Zend
13 1 (0.83%) Fortinet
13 1 (0.83%) Teradata
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From £26,100 to £42,700 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £33,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Bonus, Health Insurance, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Salary: Competitive + benefits and bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Salary: + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
IBM Client Innovation Centre - Preston
Salary: From £25,700 to £44,600 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
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Cubic Transportation Systems Limited
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
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Emergent Network Intelligence Ltd.
Salary: Competitive salary based upon experience
Posted: 9 days ago
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IBM Client Innovation Centre - Preston
Salary: Competitive - See advert for more details
Posted: 15 days ago
Northumberland
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
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Newton Blue
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago