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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 24 11 13
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 69 111 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 9.54% 14.02% 13.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 39.88% 48.26% 52.87%
Number of salaries quoted 66 102 84
Average salary £32,500 £33,695 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.54% -15.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £25,740
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £42,390 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
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
173 230 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 23.93% 29.04% 25.29%
Number of salaries quoted 148 208 156
Average salary £27,500 £32,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.06% -1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -9 49 £30,000 -14.28% 5
Durham 0 20 £35,000 +6.55% 2
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 44 (42.31%) Windows
2 36 (34.62%) UNIX
3 24 (23.08%) Degree
4 22 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (21.15%) C++
5 18 (17.31%) PHP
5 18 (17.31%) ISO 9000
6 17 (16.35%) C
6 17 (16.35%) SQL
6 17 (16.35%) MySQL
7 16 (15.38%) CSS
7 16 (15.38%) JavaScript
7 16 (15.38%) Active Directory
8 15 (14.42%) Firmware
8 15 (14.42%) .NET
8 15 (14.42%) Java
8 15 (14.42%) VMware
9 14 (13.46%) Software Engineering
9 14 (13.46%) HTML
9 14 (13.46%) MS Exchange
10 13 (12.50%) Python
10 13 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
10 13 (12.50%) Qt
11 11 (10.58%) SQL Server
11 11 (10.58%) Ruby
11 11 (10.58%) Mobile App
12 10 (9.62%) Embedded Systems
12 10 (9.62%) TDD
12 10 (9.62%) Git (software)
12 10 (9.62%) Oracle

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 14 (13.46%) MS Exchange
2 8 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 7 (6.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (6.73%) Node.js
3 7 (6.73%) Apache
3 7 (6.73%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (4.81%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (2.88%) IIS
6 2 (1.92%) nginx
6 2 (1.92%) AquaLogic
6 2 (1.92%) CMS
6 2 (1.92%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.92%) Confluence
6 2 (1.92%) Lync
7 1 (0.96%) JBoss
7 1 (0.96%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 9 (8.65%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.88%) MS Office
3 1 (0.96%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.92%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.62%) SAN
2 9 (8.65%) TCP/IP
3 7 (6.73%) DHCP
3 7 (6.73%) DNS
3 7 (6.73%) NAS
4 6 (5.77%) Ethernet
4 6 (5.77%) Bluetooth
5 5 (4.81%) iSCSI
6 4 (3.85%) HTTP
7 3 (2.88%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (1.92%) Asterisk PBX
8 2 (1.92%) LAN
8 2 (1.92%) PBX
8 2 (1.92%) VoIP
8 2 (1.92%) Wireless
8 2 (1.92%) Firewall
9 1 (0.96%) Intranet
9 1 (0.96%) Internet
9 1 (0.96%) GPRS
9 1 (0.96%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (16.35%) MySQL
2 11 (10.58%) SQL Server
3 8 (7.69%) Oracle Database
4 5 (4.81%) MongoDB
4 5 (4.81%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (1.92%) DB2
5 2 (1.92%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.92%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.96%) Redis
6 1 (0.96%) Big Data
6 1 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (9.62%) Git (software)
2 8 (7.69%) Subversion
3 7 (6.73%) LabVIEW
4 3 (2.88%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.88%) Cucumber
4 3 (2.88%) JUnit
4 3 (2.88%) Selenium
5 2 (1.92%) JIRA
5 2 (1.92%) Xcode
5 2 (1.92%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.92%) Apache Ivy
5 2 (1.92%) Gradle
5 2 (1.92%) Artifactory
5 2 (1.92%) Bower
6 1 (0.96%) Grunt
6 1 (0.96%) JMeter
6 1 (0.96%) Ant
6 1 (0.96%) Maven
6 1 (0.96%) RSpec
6 1 (0.96%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (9.62%) Electronics
2 5 (4.81%) Games
2 5 (4.81%) Italian Language
3 4 (3.85%) French Language
3 4 (3.85%) German Language
3 4 (3.85%) Finance
4 3 (2.88%) Marketing
5 2 (1.92%) Spanish Language
5 2 (1.92%) Automotive
5 2 (1.92%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.92%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.96%) Hebrew Language
Job Titles
1 25 (24.04%) Developer
2 12 (11.54%) Software Developer
2 12 (11.54%) Support Engineer
3 10 (9.62%) Software Engineer
4 8 (7.69%) Electronics Engineer
5 7 (6.73%) Design Engineer
5 7 (6.73%) Hardware Engineer
6 6 (5.77%) Firmware Engineer
6 6 (5.77%) Technical Engineer
6 6 (5.77%) Oracle DBA
6 6 (5.77%) Administrator
6 6 (5.77%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (5.77%) DBA
6 6 (5.77%) Senior Technician
7 5 (4.81%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (4.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (4.81%) Java Developer
7 5 (4.81%) PHP Developer
7 5 (4.81%) Head of Development
8 4 (3.85%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (15.38%) CSS
2 15 (14.42%) .NET
3 14 (13.46%) HTML
4 13 (12.50%) Qt
5 9 (8.65%) XML
6 8 (7.69%) HTML5
7 6 (5.77%) Spring
8 5 (4.81%) REST
8 5 (4.81%) jQuery
9 4 (3.85%) JSON
9 4 (3.85%) RESTful
9 4 (3.85%) SOAP
9 4 (3.85%) Web Services
9 4 (3.85%) XSL
9 4 (3.85%) XSLT
10 3 (2.88%) PhoneGap
10 3 (2.88%) OpenGL
10 3 (2.88%) XHTML
10 3 (2.88%) Django
11 2 (1.92%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.58%) Mobile App
2 10 (9.62%) Embedded Systems
3 6 (5.77%) Visualisation
4 4 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.85%) 3D Graphics
4 4 (3.85%) Algorithms
5 3 (2.88%) CUDA
6 2 (1.92%) Social Media
6 2 (1.92%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.96%) User Experience
7 1 (0.96%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.96%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.96%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.96%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 44 (42.31%) Windows
2 36 (34.62%) UNIX
3 7 (6.73%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (6.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (4.81%) CentOS
4 5 (4.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.92%) Android
6 1 (0.96%) Debian
6 1 (0.96%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (13.46%) Software Engineering
3 10 (9.62%) TDD
3 10 (9.62%) ITIL
4 9 (8.65%) Multithreading
5 6 (5.77%) Image Processing
5 6 (5.77%) Scrum
5 6 (5.77%) UML
5 6 (5.77%) OOD
5 6 (5.77%) Embedded Software Development
5 6 (5.77%) Waterfall
6 5 (4.81%) CMMI
6 5 (4.81%) MVC
7 4 (3.85%) Web Development
7 4 (3.85%) Time Management
7 4 (3.85%) Unit Testing
7 4 (3.85%) Open Source
7 4 (3.85%) Automated Testing
7 4 (3.85%) Content Management
7 4 (3.85%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (21.15%) C++
2 18 (17.31%) PHP
3 17 (16.35%) C
3 17 (16.35%) SQL
4 16 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 15 (14.42%) Java
6 13 (12.50%) Python
7 11 (10.58%) Ruby
8 8 (7.69%) PL/SQL
8 8 (7.69%) Embedded C
9 6 (5.77%) C#
9 6 (5.77%) T-SQL
9 6 (5.77%) Assembly Language
9 6 (5.77%) Embedded C++
10 5 (4.81%) Perl
11 4 (3.85%) Shell Script
12 3 (2.88%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.92%) PHP5
13 2 (1.92%) Groovy
13 2 (1.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (23.08%) Degree
2 5 (4.81%) CCNA
2 5 (4.81%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (3.85%) MCSA
3 4 (3.85%) PhD
3 4 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.92%) MCSE
5 1 (0.96%) ISEB
5 1 (0.96%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (17.31%) ISO 9000
2 7 (6.73%) SLA
3 4 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 16 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 15 (14.42%) Firmware
3 13 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (6.73%) VMware ESX
4 7 (6.73%) Hyper-V
5 5 (4.81%) NFS
5 5 (4.81%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (1.92%) XenApp
6 2 (1.92%) XenServer
6 2 (1.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (5.77%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (4.81%) Puppet
3 2 (1.92%) OpenView
3 2 (1.92%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.96%) Ansible
4 1 (0.96%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.96%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 15 (14.42%) VMware
2 10 (9.62%) Oracle
3 9 (8.65%) Microsoft
4 8 (7.69%) Cisco
5 7 (6.73%) EMC
6 6 (5.77%) Red Hat
7 5 (4.81%) HP
8 3 (2.88%) Symantec
8 3 (2.88%) Sybase
9 2 (1.92%) Citrix
9 2 (1.92%) Informatica
9 2 (1.92%) NetApp
9 2 (1.92%) Dell
10 1 (0.96%) Sencha
10 1 (0.96%) Twitter
10 1 (0.96%) BT
10 1 (0.96%) Convergys
10 1 (0.96%) Apple
10 1 (0.96%) Adobe
10 1 (0.96%) Progress
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