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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 44 37 21
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -16
Permanent jobs citing Linux 27 40 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 4.68% 5.94% 10.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.71% 25.64% 51.38%
Number of salaries quoted 23 35 48
Average salary £35,000 £47,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% +35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
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
105 156 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 18.20% 23.18% 19.60%
Number of salaries quoted 87 126 95
Average salary £33,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,400 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £50,000
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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the North East region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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 -7 21 £37,000 -22.10% 13
Durham -3 5 £33,000 -5.71% 1
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 36 (45.57%) JavaScript
2 33 (41.77%) MySQL
3 32 (40.51%) HTML
3 32 (40.51%) CSS
4 29 (36.71%) SQL
5 27 (34.18%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (30.38%) PHP
7 19 (24.05%) Java
7 19 (24.05%) AngularJS
7 19 (24.05%) Mobile App
8 18 (22.78%) Unix
8 18 (22.78%) Apache
8 18 (22.78%) Python
9 17 (21.52%) MVC
9 17 (21.52%) LAMP
10 16 (20.25%) jQuery
11 15 (18.99%) QA
11 15 (18.99%) C
11 15 (18.99%) Front End Development
12 14 (17.72%) REST
12 14 (17.72%) Windows
12 14 (17.72%) OOP
12 14 (17.72%) Project Management
12 14 (17.72%) HTML5
13 13 (16.46%) SaaS
13 13 (16.46%) SOAP
13 13 (16.46%) Node.js
13 13 (16.46%) Mobile Application Development
14 12 (15.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 12 (15.19%) Twitter

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (22.78%) Apache
2 13 (16.46%) Node.js
3 12 (15.19%) WordPress
4 8 (10.13%) JBoss
5 7 (8.86%) CMS
6 4 (5.06%) IIS
7 3 (3.80%) Tomcat
8 2 (2.53%) NetWeaver
8 2 (2.53%) OpenStack
9 1 (1.27%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (2.53%) MS Office
2 1 (1.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.06%) SAP GRC
2 2 (2.53%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.27%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (16.46%) SaaS
2 3 (3.80%) GitHub
2 3 (3.80%) PaaS
3 2 (2.53%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.53%) Mimecast
3 2 (2.53%) Office 365
4 1 (1.27%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.33%) Firewall
1 5 (6.33%) VPN
2 4 (5.06%) Bluetooth
2 4 (5.06%) Internet
2 4 (5.06%) LAN
2 4 (5.06%) SNMP
3 3 (3.80%) DNS
3 3 (3.80%) Ethernet
3 3 (3.80%) RS-232
3 3 (3.80%) RS-485
3 3 (3.80%) SAN
3 3 (3.80%) Wireless
3 3 (3.80%) ZigBee
4 2 (2.53%) DHCP
4 2 (2.53%) MPLS
4 2 (2.53%) NAS
4 2 (2.53%) Network Security
4 2 (2.53%) SSL
4 2 (2.53%) VoIP
4 2 (2.53%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (41.77%) MySQL
2 9 (11.39%) SQL Server
3 5 (6.33%) DB2
4 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.80%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.53%) DataStage
6 2 (2.53%) IBM InfoSphere
6 2 (2.53%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.53%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.53%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (2.53%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.53%) SAP BW
6 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.27%) Big Data
7 1 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.27%) Oracle8/8i Database
Development Applications
1 11 (13.92%) Selenium
2 7 (8.86%) JUnit
2 7 (8.86%) Subversion
3 6 (7.59%) TestNG
4 5 (6.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (6.33%) Git (software)
4 5 (6.33%) Hudson
4 5 (6.33%) Jenkins
4 5 (6.33%) LabVIEW
5 3 (3.80%) WebDriver
6 2 (2.53%) GitLab
6 2 (2.53%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.27%) Bower
7 1 (1.27%) gulp
7 1 (1.27%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (1.27%) Xcode
General
1 8 (10.13%) Electronics
2 3 (3.80%) Marketing
3 1 (1.27%) Banking
3 1 (1.27%) Finance
3 1 (1.27%) Games
3 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (43.04%) Developer
2 19 (24.05%) PHP Developer
3 14 (17.72%) PHP Web Developer
3 14 (17.72%) Web Developer
4 10 (12.66%) Analyst
5 9 (11.39%) Senior Developer
6 8 (10.13%) Lead Developer
6 8 (10.13%) Lead PHP Developer
7 7 (8.86%) Java Developer
7 7 (8.86%) Test Engineer
8 6 (7.59%) Embedded Engineer
8 6 (7.59%) Lead Web Developer
8 6 (7.59%) QA Engineer
8 6 (7.59%) Test Analyst
8 6 (7.59%) Tester
9 5 (6.33%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
9 5 (6.33%) Firmware Engineer
9 5 (6.33%) Hardware Engineer
9 5 (6.33%) QA Test Analyst
9 5 (6.33%) QA Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (40.51%) CSS
1 32 (40.51%) HTML
2 19 (24.05%) AngularJS
3 17 (21.52%) LAMP
4 16 (20.25%) jQuery
5 14 (17.72%) HTML5
5 14 (17.72%) REST
6 13 (16.46%) SOAP
7 12 (15.19%) CodeIgniter
7 12 (15.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 12 (15.19%) Web Services
8 10 (12.66%) XML
9 9 (11.39%) .NET
10 8 (10.13%) Java EE
10 8 (10.13%) Qt
10 8 (10.13%) XSD
11 5 (6.33%) Ajax
11 5 (6.33%) Flash
11 5 (6.33%) JSON
12 4 (5.06%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 19 (24.05%) Mobile App
2 11 (13.92%) NHS
3 7 (8.86%) Data Centre
4 6 (7.59%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.80%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.80%) Internet of Things
7 2 (2.53%) Driving Licence
7 2 (2.53%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.27%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (1.27%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.27%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 18 (22.78%) Unix
2 14 (17.72%) Windows
3 5 (6.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.80%) CentOS
4 3 (3.80%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.53%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.27%) AIX
6 1 (1.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (34.18%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (21.52%) MVC
3 15 (18.99%) Front End Development
4 14 (17.72%) OOP
4 14 (17.72%) Project Management
5 13 (16.46%) Mobile Application Development
6 7 (8.86%) Open Source
6 7 (8.86%) Software Engineering
7 6 (7.59%) Scrum
7 6 (7.59%) UML
8 5 (6.33%) Migration
8 5 (6.33%) Performance Testing
8 5 (6.33%) Test Scripting
9 4 (5.06%) Embedded Software Development
9 4 (5.06%) Mobile Device Management
9 4 (5.06%) Test Automation
9 4 (5.06%) Unit Testing
10 3 (3.80%) Analytics
10 3 (3.80%) Issue Tracking
10 3 (3.80%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 36 (45.57%) JavaScript
2 29 (36.71%) SQL
3 24 (30.38%) PHP
4 19 (24.05%) Java
5 18 (22.78%) Python
6 15 (18.99%) C
7 11 (13.92%) C++
8 5 (6.33%) C#
8 5 (6.33%) Perl
8 5 (6.33%) Ruby
9 3 (3.80%) Assembly Language
9 3 (3.80%) Embedded C
9 3 (3.80%) Embedded C++
9 3 (3.80%) PHP 5
10 2 (2.53%) Apex Code
10 2 (2.53%) Jython
10 2 (2.53%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.53%) VB
10 2 (2.53%) VB.NET
10 2 (2.53%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (8.86%) Degree
2 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.53%) ISEB
3 2 (2.53%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.53%) MCP
4 1 (1.27%) HND
4 1 (1.27%) MCTS
4 1 (1.27%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (18.99%) QA
2 8 (10.13%) ISO 9000
3 2 (2.53%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (12.66%) Firmware
2 7 (8.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.80%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.53%) VirtualBox
4 2 (2.53%) Xen
5 1 (1.27%) iptables
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (5.06%) Nagios
2 2 (2.53%) Ansible
2 2 (2.53%) OpenNMS
2 2 (2.53%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.53%) Puppet
2 2 (2.53%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (2.53%) Windows Intune
2 2 (2.53%) ZABBIX
2 2 (2.53%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 12 (15.19%) Twitter
1 12 (15.19%) Zend
2 7 (8.86%) VMware
3 6 (7.59%) Microsoft
4 5 (6.33%) Cisco
4 5 (6.33%) EMC
5 4 (5.06%) HP
5 4 (5.06%) Oracle
5 4 (5.06%) Red Hat
5 4 (5.06%) SAP
6 3 (3.80%) IBM
7 2 (2.53%) Dell
7 2 (2.53%) Juniper
7 2 (2.53%) Mitel
7 2 (2.53%) Palo Alto
7 2 (2.53%) Rackspace
7 2 (2.53%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.53%) SaltStack
7 2 (2.53%) Symantec
8 1 (1.27%) Freescale
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
North East
Recital Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £40000 Per Annum Comprehensive benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Northumberland
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Insure The Box
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
North East
Recital Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 11 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago