The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the North East region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 19 20 19
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 74 67 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 9.22% 10.26% 9.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.56% 43.23% 30.42%
Number of salaries quoted 59 65 71
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Operating Systems Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
197 155 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 24.53% 23.74% 32.07%
Number of salaries quoted 165 138 226
Average salary £30,500 £32,750 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.87% +16.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Linux
England

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 -2 57 £32,500 -18.75% 16
Durham +2 10 £32,000 -3.03% 1
Northumberland - 5 - -
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 98 (54.44%) UNIX
2 62 (34.44%) Java
3 55 (30.56%) Windows
4 48 (26.67%) C
5 43 (23.89%) SQL
5 43 (23.89%) MySQL
5 43 (23.89%) Degree
6 42 (23.33%) C++
7 38 (21.11%) HTML
7 38 (21.11%) JavaScript
8 37 (20.56%) Subversion
9 36 (20.00%) Finance
9 36 (20.00%) Software Engineering
10 35 (19.44%) Spring
11 33 (18.33%) ITIL
12 32 (17.78%) C#
13 30 (16.67%) MS Excel
14 29 (16.11%) SAN
14 29 (16.11%) VMware
15 28 (15.56%) Oracle
15 28 (15.56%) OO
16 26 (14.44%) Python
16 26 (14.44%) Agile Software Development
17 25 (13.89%) Web Services
17 25 (13.89%) Apache
17 25 (13.89%) DNS
17 25 (13.89%) Red Hat
18 24 (13.33%) Tomcat
18 24 (13.33%) Java EE
19 23 (12.78%) DHCP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 25 (13.89%) Apache
2 24 (13.33%) Tomcat
3 20 (11.11%) MS Exchange
4 18 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 18 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 18 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (5.00%) SharePoint
6 6 (3.33%) nginx
7 5 (2.78%) Tornado
8 3 (1.67%) IIS
9 2 (1.11%) Tuxedo
9 2 (1.11%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.11%) Moodle
10 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.56%) Documentum
10 1 (0.56%) SAS
10 1 (0.56%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 30 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.89%) MS Project
3 5 (2.78%) MS Office
4 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.44%) PaaS
2 2 (1.11%) SaaS
3 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 29 (16.11%) SAN
2 25 (13.89%) DNS
3 23 (12.78%) DHCP
4 19 (10.56%) TCP/IP
5 16 (8.89%) NAS
6 15 (8.33%) iSCSI
7 10 (5.56%) HTTP
8 9 (5.00%) Firewall
9 5 (2.78%) Network Security
9 5 (2.78%) Ethernet
9 5 (2.78%) Bluetooth
10 3 (1.67%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (1.11%) OSPF
11 2 (1.11%) BGP
11 2 (1.11%) LDAP
11 2 (1.11%) FTP
11 2 (1.11%) VPN
12 1 (0.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (23.89%) MySQL
2 20 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 18 (10.00%) Jackrabbit
4 15 (8.33%) Oracle Database
5 14 (7.78%) Relational Database
6 8 (4.44%) NoSQL
7 7 (3.89%) MongoDB
8 5 (2.78%) Redis
8 5 (2.78%) Couchbase
8 5 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.11%) DB2
11 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 37 (20.56%) Subversion
2 22 (12.22%) Maven
3 18 (10.00%) Git (software)
4 16 (8.89%) Jenkins
5 12 (6.67%) JUnit
6 11 (6.11%) LabVIEW
7 8 (4.44%) Visual Studio
8 4 (2.22%) Selenium
9 3 (1.67%) Facilita Forecast
9 3 (1.67%) QuickTest Pro
9 3 (1.67%) LoadRunner
10 2 (1.11%) Ant
11 1 (0.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 1 (0.56%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.56%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.56%) Hudson
11 1 (0.56%) GDB
General
1 36 (20.00%) Finance
2 15 (8.33%) Electronics
3 13 (7.22%) German Language
4 12 (6.67%) Italian Language
4 12 (6.67%) French Language
5 10 (5.56%) Games
6 7 (3.89%) Marketing
7 4 (2.22%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.22%) Legal
8 3 (1.67%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.11%) Publishing
10 1 (0.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 56 (31.11%) Developer
2 31 (17.22%) Support Engineer
3 27 (15.00%) Java Developer
4 20 (11.11%) Administrator
5 19 (10.56%) Systems Administrator
6 15 (8.33%) Software Developer
7 13 (7.22%) Analyst
8 11 (6.11%) Software Engineer
8 11 (6.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 11 (6.11%) Linux Administrator
8 11 (6.11%) Linux Engineer
9 10 (5.56%) Server Engineer
9 10 (5.56%) Server Support Engineer
9 10 (5.56%) Programmer
9 10 (5.56%) Server Support
9 10 (5.56%) Technical Support
10 9 (5.00%) Support Analyst
10 9 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
10 9 (5.00%) Linux Support
11 8 (4.44%) Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (21.11%) HTML
2 35 (19.44%) Spring
3 25 (13.89%) Web Services
4 24 (13.33%) Java EE
5 22 (12.22%) jQuery
6 21 (11.67%) Apache Wicket
6 21 (11.67%) Qt
7 18 (10.00%) JAX-WS
7 18 (10.00%) MooTools
7 18 (10.00%) JSR 170
8 15 (8.33%) CSS
9 11 (6.11%) Ruby on Rails
10 10 (5.56%) JSON
10 10 (5.56%) .NET
10 10 (5.56%) XML
10 10 (5.56%) REST
11 9 (5.00%) Django
11 9 (5.00%) Guice
11 9 (5.00%) Play Framework
12 8 (4.44%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.00%) Mathematics
1 18 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 15 (8.33%) Firmware
3 11 (6.11%) Open Source
4 9 (5.00%) Replication
5 7 (3.89%) Embedded Systems
6 5 (2.78%) CUDA
6 5 (2.78%) Clustering
6 5 (2.78%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.78%) Visualisation
7 4 (2.22%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.67%) DTV
8 3 (1.67%) 3D Graphics
9 2 (1.11%) GPGPU
9 2 (1.11%) Statistics
10 1 (0.56%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.56%) Wiki
10 1 (0.56%) Learning Management System
10 1 (0.56%) Smartcard
10 1 (0.56%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 98 (54.44%) UNIX
2 55 (30.56%) Windows
3 19 (10.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (10.00%) Solaris
5 16 (8.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (7.22%) SUSE
7 12 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (3.33%) Windows 7
9 5 (2.78%) CentOS
9 5 (2.78%) FreeBSD
10 3 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (1.11%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.11%) Debian
12 1 (0.56%) Fedora
12 1 (0.56%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.56%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 33 (18.33%) ITIL
3 28 (15.56%) OO
4 26 (14.44%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (9.44%) Performance Tuning
6 12 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (6.67%) Multithreading
7 11 (6.11%) Automated Testing
7 11 (6.11%) Configuration Management
7 11 (6.11%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (5.56%) Web Development
8 10 (5.56%) Matrix Management
8 10 (5.56%) Image Processing
9 9 (5.00%) Service Delivery
10 8 (4.44%) Business Continuity
10 8 (4.44%) Web Design
11 7 (3.89%) TDD
11 7 (3.89%) Scrum
11 7 (3.89%) DevOps
12 6 (3.33%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 62 (34.44%) Java
2 48 (26.67%) C
3 43 (23.89%) SQL
4 42 (23.33%) C++
5 38 (21.11%) JavaScript
6 32 (17.78%) C#
7 26 (14.44%) Python
8 21 (11.67%) Ruby
9 10 (5.56%) Bash Shell
10 9 (5.00%) Scala
11 7 (3.89%) Perl
11 7 (3.89%) PHP
12 6 (3.33%) PL/SQL
12 6 (3.33%) T-SQL
12 6 (3.33%) Embedded C
12 6 (3.33%) Embedded C++
12 6 (3.33%) Assembly Language
13 4 (2.22%) Shell Script
14 3 (1.67%) VB
15 2 (1.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 43 (23.89%) Degree
2 2 (1.11%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.11%) PhD
2 2 (1.11%) RHCE
3 1 (0.56%) MCSA
3 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (12.78%) SLA
2 13 (7.22%) ISO 9000
3 2 (1.11%) QA
4 1 (0.56%) DICOM
System Software
1 21 (11.67%) Hyper-V
2 20 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (9.44%) Active Directory
4 15 (8.33%) VMware ESX
4 15 (8.33%) NFS
5 7 (3.89%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 7 (3.89%) XenServer
6 2 (1.11%) UAG
6 2 (1.11%) KVM
6 2 (1.11%) XenApp
7 1 (0.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (4.44%) WSUS
2 7 (3.89%) Tivoli
2 7 (3.89%) Nagios
3 6 (3.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 6 (3.33%) Puppet
4 5 (2.78%) SCCM
4 5 (2.78%) SCOM
4 5 (2.78%) HAProxy
5 4 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.67%) Ganglia
6 3 (1.67%) collectd
7 2 (1.11%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 29 (16.11%) VMware
2 28 (15.56%) Oracle
3 25 (13.89%) Red Hat
4 19 (10.56%) Microsoft
5 15 (8.33%) Symantec
6 13 (7.22%) Citrix
7 12 (6.67%) EMC
8 10 (5.56%) Cisco
9 9 (5.00%) Google
10 7 (3.89%) IBM
11 3 (1.67%) HP
11 3 (1.67%) SAP
11 3 (1.67%) JBoss
12 2 (1.11%) Progress
12 2 (1.11%) TIBCO
12 2 (1.11%) AppSense
12 2 (1.11%) Zend
12 2 (1.11%) Blackboard
13 1 (0.56%) Twitter
13 1 (0.56%) Rackspace
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + package
Posted: 10 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Catalyst
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £32,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Teeside
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Accenture
Posted: 5 days ago
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Accenture
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum (doe) plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
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Accenture
Posted: 12 days ago
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Accenture
Salary: Up to £34,000 per annum (doe) plus excellent benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
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Accenture
Salary: £24,000 per annum (doe) plus excellent benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
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Accenture
Salary: £22,000 per annum depending on experience, plus excellent benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
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Accenture
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum (doe) plus excellent benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
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Salary: negotiable salary, flexible hours
Posted: 19 days ago