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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 18 11 12
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 85 99 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 10.33% 15.00% 13.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.56% 57.89% 45.45%
Number of salaries quoted 52 95 82
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 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,218 £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
239 171 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 29.04% 25.91% 28.59%
Number of salaries quoted 168 159 188
Average salary £34,500 £33,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £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 30 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 30 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 76 £34,500 -9.35% 20
Durham -1 7 £32,500 +12.06% 1
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 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 86 (49.43%) UNIX
2 72 (41.38%) Java
3 62 (35.63%) SQL
4 52 (29.89%) Windows
5 46 (26.44%) Degree
6 45 (25.86%) Agile Software Development
7 44 (25.29%) C++
8 43 (24.71%) C
9 39 (22.41%) MySQL
10 38 (21.84%) C#
11 35 (20.11%) HTML
11 35 (20.11%) ITIL
12 34 (19.54%) JavaScript
13 32 (18.39%) Oracle
14 30 (17.24%) Python
15 29 (16.67%) Mentoring
16 27 (15.52%) Relational Database
17 26 (14.94%) MS Excel
17 26 (14.94%) XML
18 25 (14.37%) Web Services
19 22 (12.64%) Spring
19 22 (12.64%) VMware
20 21 (12.07%) Finance
20 21 (12.07%) Ruby
20 21 (12.07%) Software Engineering
21 20 (11.49%) Red Hat
21 20 (11.49%) SAN
21 20 (11.49%) SQL Server
22 19 (10.92%) OO
23 18 (10.34%) SOAP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 14 (8.05%) Tomcat
2 12 (6.90%) Apache
3 11 (6.32%) MS Exchange
4 10 (5.75%) Exchange Server 2003
5 9 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (3.45%) nginx
7 5 (2.87%) Confluence
7 5 (2.87%) Tornado
8 4 (2.30%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.15%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.57%) IIS
10 1 (0.57%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.57%) Documentum
10 1 (0.57%) SAS
10 1 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.57%) Moodle
10 1 (0.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 26 (14.94%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.02%) MS Project
3 3 (1.72%) MS Office
4 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.30%) BASE24
2 3 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.57%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.60%) PaaS
2 5 (2.87%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (2.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (11.49%) SAN
2 18 (10.34%) TCP/IP
3 16 (9.20%) DNS
4 14 (8.05%) Firewall
4 14 (8.05%) DHCP
5 8 (4.60%) NAS
6 7 (4.02%) iSCSI
7 6 (3.45%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (2.87%) Network Security
9 4 (2.30%) ATM
9 4 (2.30%) HTTP
10 2 (1.15%) VPN
11 1 (0.57%) LDAP
11 1 (0.57%) WAN
11 1 (0.57%) Ethernet
11 1 (0.57%) FTP
11 1 (0.57%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.57%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (22.41%) MySQL
2 27 (15.52%) Relational Database
3 20 (11.49%) SQL Server
4 14 (8.05%) Oracle Database
5 12 (6.90%) MongoDB
6 10 (5.75%) NoSQL
6 10 (5.75%) Jackrabbit
7 8 (4.60%) DB2
8 6 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (2.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (2.87%) Redis
9 5 (2.87%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (2.87%) Couchbase
10 3 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (1.72%) RDBMS
11 2 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (7.47%) Subversion
1 13 (7.47%) Selenium
2 11 (6.32%) Maven
2 11 (6.32%) Jenkins
3 10 (5.75%) LabVIEW
4 8 (4.60%) Git (software)
5 7 (4.02%) Visual Studio
6 6 (3.45%) JUnit
7 5 (2.87%) JIRA
7 5 (2.87%) QuickTest Pro
7 5 (2.87%) LoadRunner
7 5 (2.87%) Facilita Forecast
8 3 (1.72%) Redmine
8 3 (1.72%) Hudson
9 2 (1.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (1.15%) TestNG
10 1 (0.57%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.57%) GDB
10 1 (0.57%) Ant
10 1 (0.57%) Eclipse
General
1 21 (12.07%) Finance
2 14 (8.05%) Games
3 13 (7.47%) Electronics
4 7 (4.02%) German Language
5 6 (3.45%) Italian Language
5 6 (3.45%) French Language
6 5 (2.87%) Marketing
7 4 (2.30%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.30%) Banking
7 4 (2.30%) Retail
8 3 (1.72%) Legal
8 3 (1.72%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.57%) Advertising
9 1 (0.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 50 (28.74%) Developer
2 21 (12.07%) Software Developer
3 20 (11.49%) Analyst
4 18 (10.34%) Support Engineer
5 16 (9.20%) Java Developer
6 14 (8.05%) Administrator
7 13 (7.47%) Systems Administrator
8 10 (5.75%) Programmer
9 9 (5.17%) Support Analyst
9 9 (5.17%) Technical Support
9 9 (5.17%) Software Engineer
9 9 (5.17%) DBA
9 9 (5.17%) Technical Specialist
10 8 (4.60%) PHP Developer
10 8 (4.60%) Linux Engineer
10 8 (4.60%) Web Engineer
11 7 (4.02%) Linux Support
11 7 (4.02%) Hardware Engineer
11 7 (4.02%) Server Engineer
11 7 (4.02%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (20.11%) HTML
2 26 (14.94%) XML
3 25 (14.37%) Web Services
4 22 (12.64%) Spring
5 18 (10.34%) SOAP
6 16 (9.20%) CSS
7 14 (8.05%) jQuery
8 11 (6.32%) Qt
9 10 (5.75%) MooTools
9 10 (5.75%) Apache Wicket
9 10 (5.75%) JAX-WS
9 10 (5.75%) Java EE
9 10 (5.75%) JSON
9 10 (5.75%) JSR 170
10 9 (5.17%) HTML5
11 8 (4.60%) Django
12 7 (4.02%) Ajax
12 7 (4.02%) OpenGL
12 7 (4.02%) RESTful
13 5 (2.87%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.62%) Client/Server
1 15 (8.62%) Computer Science
1 15 (8.62%) Open Source
2 13 (7.47%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (6.90%) Replication
4 10 (5.75%) Mathematics
5 7 (4.02%) CUDA
5 7 (4.02%) Embedded Systems
6 6 (3.45%) Visualisation
7 5 (2.87%) Mainframe
7 5 (2.87%) Clustering
7 5 (2.87%) PACS
7 5 (2.87%) Smartcard
8 4 (2.30%) EMV
8 4 (2.30%) Tandem
8 4 (2.30%) Cryptography
8 4 (2.30%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.30%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.72%) 3D Graphics
9 3 (1.72%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 86 (49.43%) UNIX
2 52 (29.89%) Windows
3 14 (8.05%) Solaris
4 11 (6.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (6.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (5.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (5.17%) SUSE
7 5 (2.87%) FreeBSD
8 4 (2.30%) Windows XP
8 4 (2.30%) CentOS
8 4 (2.30%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (1.72%) Debian
10 2 (1.15%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.57%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.57%) Fedora
11 1 (0.57%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (25.86%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (20.11%) ITIL
3 29 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 21 (12.07%) Software Engineering
5 19 (10.92%) OO
6 15 (8.62%) Waterfall
7 14 (8.05%) Multithreading
7 14 (8.05%) Disaster Recovery
8 12 (6.90%) TDD
9 11 (6.32%) Business Continuity
9 11 (6.32%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (6.32%) DevOps
9 11 (6.32%) Performance Tuning
10 10 (5.75%) Project Management
10 10 (5.75%) Matrix Management
11 9 (5.17%) Change Management
11 9 (5.17%) Configuration Management
11 9 (5.17%) Coaching
12 8 (4.60%) Image Processing
12 8 (4.60%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 72 (41.38%) Java
2 62 (35.63%) SQL
3 44 (25.29%) C++
4 43 (24.71%) C
5 38 (21.84%) C#
6 34 (19.54%) JavaScript
7 30 (17.24%) Python
8 21 (12.07%) Ruby
9 14 (8.05%) PHP
10 11 (6.32%) Perl
10 11 (6.32%) Bash Shell
11 8 (4.60%) Scala
12 7 (4.02%) Shell Script
13 6 (3.45%) T-SQL
13 6 (3.45%) PL/SQL
14 5 (2.87%) VB
14 5 (2.87%) PowerShell
15 4 (2.30%) PL/1
15 4 (2.30%) JCL
15 4 (2.30%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 46 (26.44%) Degree
2 4 (2.30%) SC Cleared
2 4 (2.30%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.72%) OCPJP
3 3 (1.72%) PhD
3 3 (1.72%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (1.72%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.57%) RHCE
4 1 (0.57%) CCNA
4 1 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.57%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (9.77%) SLA
2 10 (5.75%) ISO 9000
3 9 (5.17%) QA
4 5 (2.87%) DICOM
5 4 (2.30%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 14 (8.05%) VMware Infrastructure
1 14 (8.05%) Hyper-V
2 12 (6.90%) Active Directory
3 8 (4.60%) VMware ESX
4 7 (4.02%) Firmware
4 7 (4.02%) NFS
5 5 (2.87%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 2 (1.15%) KVM
7 1 (0.57%) Xen
7 1 (0.57%) Samba
Systems Management
1 9 (5.17%) Puppet
2 7 (4.02%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (4.02%) WSUS
3 5 (2.87%) HAProxy
3 5 (2.87%) Tivoli
4 4 (2.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (1.72%) Nagios
6 2 (1.15%) Zenoss
6 2 (1.15%) SCCM
6 2 (1.15%) SCOM
7 1 (0.57%) Ganglia
7 1 (0.57%) collectd
Vendors
1 32 (18.39%) Oracle
2 22 (12.64%) VMware
3 20 (11.49%) Red Hat
4 16 (9.20%) Microsoft
5 10 (5.75%) IBM
5 10 (5.75%) EMC
6 8 (4.60%) Cisco
7 7 (4.02%) HP
7 7 (4.02%) Symantec
8 6 (3.45%) Zend
9 4 (2.30%) VocaLink
9 4 (2.30%) Citrix
9 4 (2.30%) NCR
10 3 (1.72%) Sun
10 3 (1.72%) SAP
10 3 (1.72%) JBoss
10 3 (1.72%) Google
11 2 (1.15%) Progress
11 2 (1.15%) Dell
12 1 (0.57%) Apple
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