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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 31 23 21
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 44 55 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 6.54% 9.65% 9.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.67% 47.41% 36.97%
Number of salaries quoted 40 47 53
Average salary £47,218 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.90% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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
159 116 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 23.63% 20.35% 25.19%
Number of salaries quoted 131 101 138
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £24,500 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
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 28 January 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 28 January 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 -14 38 £47,218 +30.25% 7
Durham -9 3 £35,000 - 1
Teesside - 1 £30,000 -
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 53 (42.40%) Java
2 51 (40.80%) Windows
2 51 (40.80%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (26.40%) HTML
4 32 (25.60%) SQL
5 27 (21.60%) UNIX
5 27 (21.60%) Open Source
6 25 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 25 (20.00%) Python
6 25 (20.00%) TDD
7 24 (19.20%) MySQL
7 24 (19.20%) C#
7 24 (19.20%) PHP
8 23 (18.40%) JavaScript
8 23 (18.40%) C++
9 22 (17.60%) Relational Database
10 21 (16.80%) Ruby
10 21 (16.80%) Degree
11 20 (16.00%) CSS
12 18 (14.40%) Firewall
13 17 (13.60%) JIRA
14 16 (12.80%) XML
15 15 (12.00%) Scrum
15 15 (12.00%) Multithreading
16 14 (11.20%) Selenium
16 14 (11.20%) Spring
16 14 (11.20%) TCP/IP
16 14 (11.20%) C
17 13 (10.40%) Oracle
17 13 (10.40%) SOAP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 11 (8.80%) MS Exchange
1 11 (8.80%) Confluence
2 10 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 10 (8.00%) Apache
3 7 (5.60%) IIS
4 6 (4.80%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.40%) Lync
6 3 (2.40%) WebLogic
6 3 (2.40%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.40%) CMS
7 2 (1.60%) AquaLogic
7 2 (1.60%) Node.js
8 1 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.80%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.80%) nginx
8 1 (0.80%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.80%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.80%) JBoss
Applications
1 12 (9.60%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.80%) MS Office
3 1 (0.80%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (4.00%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (3.20%) BASE24
3 1 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.80%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.20%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.80%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (14.40%) Firewall
2 14 (11.20%) TCP/IP
3 10 (8.00%) DNS
4 9 (7.20%) DHCP
4 9 (7.20%) Intrusion Detection
5 8 (6.40%) SAN
6 6 (4.80%) NAS
7 4 (3.20%) ATM
8 3 (2.40%) iSCSI
9 2 (1.60%) Ethernet
9 2 (1.60%) HTTP
10 1 (0.80%) WAN
10 1 (0.80%) SSL
10 1 (0.80%) VPN
10 1 (0.80%) PuTTY
10 1 (0.80%) Network Security
10 1 (0.80%) Internet
10 1 (0.80%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.80%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (19.20%) MySQL
2 22 (17.60%) Relational Database
3 12 (9.60%) NoSQL
3 12 (9.60%) MongoDB
4 9 (7.20%) SQL Server
5 5 (4.00%) DB2
5 5 (4.00%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.40%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.40%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.40%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.80%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (13.60%) JIRA
2 14 (11.20%) Selenium
3 13 (10.40%) Jenkins
4 12 (9.60%) Git (software)
5 5 (4.00%) PHPUnit
5 5 (4.00%) LoadRunner
6 3 (2.40%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (2.40%) Visual Studio
6 3 (2.40%) Cucumber
6 3 (2.40%) Facilita Forecast
6 3 (2.40%) Subversion
7 2 (1.60%) Bower
7 2 (1.60%) Redmine
7 2 (1.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (1.60%) JUnit
7 2 (1.60%) Xcode
8 1 (0.80%) LabVIEW
8 1 (0.80%) Ant
8 1 (0.80%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.80%) TestNG
General
1 13 (10.40%) Games
2 10 (8.00%) Marketing
3 9 (7.20%) Finance
4 4 (3.20%) French Language
4 4 (3.20%) German Language
4 4 (3.20%) Italian Language
4 4 (3.20%) Banking
4 4 (3.20%) Retail
5 3 (2.40%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.60%) Automotive
6 2 (1.60%) Electronics
7 1 (0.80%) Front Office
7 1 (0.80%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 43 (34.40%) Developer
2 23 (18.40%) Software Developer
3 14 (11.20%) Analyst
4 13 (10.40%) PHP Developer
5 11 (8.80%) Java Developer
5 11 (8.80%) Architect
5 11 (8.80%) Solutions Architect
6 10 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
6 10 (8.00%) Administrator
6 10 (8.00%) Web Engineer
7 9 (7.20%) Operations Engineer
7 9 (7.20%) Support Engineer
8 8 (6.40%) Tester
9 7 (5.60%) Test Analyst
9 7 (5.60%) Java Software Developer
10 6 (4.80%) Principal Software Developer
11 5 (4.00%) Agile Test Analyst
11 5 (4.00%) Software Engineer
11 5 (4.00%) Senior Developer
11 5 (4.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (26.40%) HTML
2 20 (16.00%) CSS
3 16 (12.80%) XML
4 14 (11.20%) Spring
5 13 (10.40%) HTML5
5 13 (10.40%) SOAP
6 12 (9.60%) Django
7 11 (8.80%) RESTful
7 11 (8.80%) JSON
8 10 (8.00%) Web Services
9 8 (6.40%) OpenGL
10 7 (5.60%) LAMP
10 7 (5.60%) J2EE
11 6 (4.80%) Zend Framework
11 6 (4.80%) Laravel
12 5 (4.00%) CodeIgniter
12 5 (4.00%) Symfony
12 5 (4.00%) jQuery
13 4 (3.20%) XHTML
13 4 (3.20%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 27 (21.60%) Open Source
2 12 (9.60%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (6.40%) CUDA
3 8 (6.40%) Visualisation
3 8 (6.40%) Client/Server
4 7 (5.60%) 3D Graphics
4 7 (5.60%) Algorithms
5 5 (4.00%) Mobile App
5 5 (4.00%) Mainframe
5 5 (4.00%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.20%) Replication
6 4 (3.20%) Tandem
6 4 (3.20%) Cryptography
6 4 (3.20%) EMV
7 3 (2.40%) Smartcard
7 3 (2.40%) PACS
8 2 (1.60%) NHS
8 2 (1.60%) Social Media
8 2 (1.60%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.80%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 51 (40.80%) Windows
2 27 (21.60%) UNIX
3 12 (9.60%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (8.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (4.80%) CentOS
5 6 (4.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (3.20%) Windows 7
6 4 (3.20%) Windows XP
7 3 (2.40%) Debian
7 3 (2.40%) Android
8 2 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.80%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.80%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.80%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.80%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (40.80%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (20.00%) TDD
2 25 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 15 (12.00%) Multithreading
3 15 (12.00%) Scrum
4 13 (10.40%) MVC
4 13 (10.40%) ITIL
4 13 (10.40%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (9.60%) Performance Monitoring
5 12 (9.60%) Configuration Management
5 12 (9.60%) Change Management
5 12 (9.60%) Web Development
6 11 (8.80%) OO
6 11 (8.80%) Unit Testing
6 11 (8.80%) Kanban
7 10 (8.00%) Image Processing
8 9 (7.20%) Waterfall
9 8 (6.40%) 3D Visualisation
9 8 (6.40%) DevOps
9 8 (6.40%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 53 (42.40%) Java
2 32 (25.60%) SQL
3 25 (20.00%) Python
4 24 (19.20%) PHP
4 24 (19.20%) C#
5 23 (18.40%) C++
5 23 (18.40%) JavaScript
6 21 (16.80%) Ruby
7 14 (11.20%) C
8 11 (8.80%) Scala
9 9 (7.20%) PowerShell
9 9 (7.20%) Perl
10 6 (4.80%) Shell Script
10 6 (4.80%) Bash Shell
11 5 (4.00%) PHP5
12 4 (3.20%) JCL
12 4 (3.20%) PL/1
12 4 (3.20%) COBOL
13 2 (1.60%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.60%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (16.80%) Degree
2 7 (5.60%) PhD
3 6 (4.80%) CCNA
3 6 (4.80%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (4.00%) MCSE
4 5 (4.00%) MCSA
5 3 (2.40%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.60%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.60%) OCPJP
6 2 (1.60%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (1.60%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.80%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.40%) QA
2 9 (7.20%) SLA
3 4 (3.20%) ISO 8583
4 3 (2.40%) DICOM
5 1 (0.80%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.80%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.80%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (7.20%) VMware ESX
2 7 (5.60%) Hyper-V
3 6 (4.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.80%) NFS
4 5 (4.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (4.00%) XenApp
4 5 (4.00%) XenServer
5 1 (0.80%) Firmware
5 1 (0.80%) Samba
Systems Management
1 13 (10.40%) Puppet
1 13 (10.40%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.60%) OpenView
2 2 (1.60%) Nagios
3 1 (0.80%) WSUS
3 1 (0.80%) Cacti
3 1 (0.80%) logstash
3 1 (0.80%) Kibana
Vendors
1 13 (10.40%) Oracle
1 13 (10.40%) Zend
2 12 (9.60%) VMware
3 11 (8.80%) Red Hat
4 10 (8.00%) Microsoft
5 9 (7.20%) HP
5 9 (7.20%) Cisco
6 5 (4.00%) IBM
6 5 (4.00%) Citrix
6 5 (4.00%) Symantec
7 4 (3.20%) NCR
7 4 (3.20%) VocaLink
8 3 (2.40%) Dell
9 2 (1.60%) Sun
9 2 (1.60%) Informatica
10 1 (0.80%) Sage
10 1 (0.80%) Perforce
10 1 (0.80%) EMC
10 1 (0.80%) SAP
10 1 (0.80%) F5
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Salary: From £23,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
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Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
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