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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 22 13 12
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 78 86 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 9.29% 13.09% 12.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.67% 50.29% 43.75%
Number of salaries quoted 54 85 81
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 £27,050 £22,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £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
225 171 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 26.79% 26.03% 28.98%
Number of salaries quoted 168 157 196
Average salary £32,000 £33,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.03% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,800 £50,000
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 1 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 1 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 -1 72 £34,500 -11.53% 18
Durham +2 4 £32,250 +17.27% 7
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 1 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 99 (55.31%) UNIX
2 76 (42.46%) Java
3 60 (33.52%) SQL
4 55 (30.73%) Degree
5 52 (29.05%) C
6 51 (28.49%) Windows
7 43 (24.02%) C++
8 41 (22.91%) C#
8 41 (22.91%) JavaScript
9 40 (22.35%) HTML
9 40 (22.35%) MySQL
10 39 (21.79%) ITIL
11 32 (17.88%) Web Services
11 32 (17.88%) Oracle
11 32 (17.88%) Finance
12 31 (17.32%) Spring
12 31 (17.32%) Python
13 29 (16.20%) Software Engineering
14 28 (15.64%) Relational Database
15 27 (15.08%) MS Excel
16 26 (14.53%) OO
16 26 (14.53%) Subversion
17 25 (13.97%) VMware
18 23 (12.85%) XML
18 23 (12.85%) SAN
19 22 (12.29%) Red Hat
19 22 (12.29%) Agile Software Development
20 21 (11.73%) Tomcat
20 21 (11.73%) jQuery
21 20 (11.17%) Computer Science

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 21 (11.73%) Tomcat
2 15 (8.38%) Apache
3 12 (6.70%) MS Exchange
4 11 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2003
4 11 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (3.91%) SharePoint
6 6 (3.35%) nginx
7 5 (2.79%) Tornado
8 2 (1.12%) Moodle
8 2 (1.12%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.56%) IIS
9 1 (0.56%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.56%) Documentum
9 1 (0.56%) SAS
9 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 27 (15.08%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.47%) MS Project
3 2 (1.12%) MS Office
4 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.47%) PaaS
2 4 (2.23%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (2.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (12.85%) SAN
2 16 (8.94%) DNS
3 15 (8.38%) TCP/IP
4 14 (7.82%) DHCP
5 11 (6.15%) Firewall
6 10 (5.59%) HTTP
7 9 (5.03%) NAS
8 8 (4.47%) iSCSI
9 5 (2.79%) Network Security
10 3 (1.68%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (1.12%) FTP
12 1 (0.56%) LDAP
12 1 (0.56%) VPN
12 1 (0.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (22.35%) MySQL
2 28 (15.64%) Relational Database
3 18 (10.06%) Oracle Database
3 18 (10.06%) SQL Server
4 17 (9.50%) Jackrabbit
5 7 (3.91%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (3.91%) MongoDB
6 5 (2.79%) NoSQL
6 5 (2.79%) Redis
6 5 (2.79%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (2.79%) Couchbase
6 5 (2.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (2.23%) DB2
8 3 (1.68%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 26 (14.53%) Subversion
2 19 (10.61%) Maven
3 15 (8.38%) Jenkins
4 13 (7.26%) JUnit
5 12 (6.70%) LabVIEW
5 12 (6.70%) Git (software)
6 9 (5.03%) Visual Studio
7 8 (4.47%) Selenium
8 5 (2.79%) QuickTest Pro
8 5 (2.79%) LoadRunner
8 5 (2.79%) Facilita Forecast
9 3 (1.68%) Hudson
9 3 (1.68%) Redmine
10 2 (1.12%) Ant
10 2 (1.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (1.12%) TestNG
11 1 (0.56%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.56%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.56%) GDB
General
1 32 (17.88%) Finance
2 15 (8.38%) Electronics
3 11 (6.15%) Games
4 8 (4.47%) German Language
5 7 (3.91%) Italian Language
5 7 (3.91%) French Language
6 5 (2.79%) Marketing
7 4 (2.23%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.23%) Legal
8 3 (1.68%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.12%) Publishing
10 1 (0.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 56 (31.28%) Developer
2 24 (13.41%) Support Engineer
3 22 (12.29%) Java Developer
3 22 (12.29%) Analyst
4 20 (11.17%) Software Developer
5 14 (7.82%) Software Engineer
5 14 (7.82%) Programmer
6 12 (6.70%) Administrator
7 11 (6.15%) Support Analyst
7 11 (6.15%) Systems Administrator
7 11 (6.15%) Linux Engineer
8 10 (5.59%) Server Support
8 10 (5.59%) Technical Support
8 10 (5.59%) Server Engineer
8 10 (5.59%) Server Support Engineer
9 9 (5.03%) 2nd Line Support
9 9 (5.03%) DBA
9 9 (5.03%) Linux Support
10 8 (4.47%) Lead Developer
10 8 (4.47%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (22.35%) HTML
2 32 (17.88%) Web Services
3 31 (17.32%) Spring
4 23 (12.85%) XML
5 21 (11.73%) jQuery
6 19 (10.61%) CSS
6 19 (10.61%) SOAP
7 17 (9.50%) MooTools
7 17 (9.50%) Apache Wicket
7 17 (9.50%) JAX-WS
7 17 (9.50%) Java EE
7 17 (9.50%) JSR 170
8 13 (7.26%) Qt
9 11 (6.15%) REST
9 11 (6.15%) Ajax
9 11 (6.15%) Ruby on Rails
10 9 (5.03%) JSON
10 9 (5.03%) Django
10 9 (5.03%) Guice
10 9 (5.03%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.17%) Computer Science
2 17 (9.50%) Mathematics
3 15 (8.38%) Client/Server
4 12 (6.70%) Open Source
5 11 (6.15%) Replication
6 8 (4.47%) Firmware
6 8 (4.47%) Embedded Systems
7 5 (2.79%) CUDA
7 5 (2.79%) Smartcard
7 5 (2.79%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.79%) Clustering
7 5 (2.79%) PACS
8 4 (2.23%) Visualisation
9 3 (1.68%) 3D Graphics
9 3 (1.68%) NHS
9 3 (1.68%) DTV
10 2 (1.12%) Statistics
10 2 (1.12%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.56%) VLE
11 1 (0.56%) GPGPU
Operating Systems
1 99 (55.31%) UNIX
2 51 (28.49%) Windows
3 17 (9.50%) Solaris
4 13 (7.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (6.70%) SUSE
6 11 (6.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (6.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (2.79%) FreeBSD
8 4 (2.23%) CentOS
9 3 (1.68%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.68%) Debian
10 2 (1.12%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.56%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.56%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.56%) Fedora
11 1 (0.56%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.56%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (21.79%) ITIL
2 29 (16.20%) Software Engineering
3 26 (14.53%) OO
4 22 (12.29%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (8.38%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (8.38%) Waterfall
5 15 (8.38%) Performance Tuning
6 13 (7.26%) Automated Testing
6 13 (7.26%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (6.15%) Business Continuity
7 11 (6.15%) Multithreading
8 10 (5.59%) Configuration Management
8 10 (5.59%) Project Management
8 10 (5.59%) Web Development
8 10 (5.59%) Matrix Management
9 9 (5.03%) DevOps
10 8 (4.47%) Image Processing
10 8 (4.47%) TDD
10 8 (4.47%) Web Design
10 8 (4.47%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 76 (42.46%) Java
2 60 (33.52%) SQL
3 52 (29.05%) C
4 43 (24.02%) C++
5 41 (22.91%) C#
5 41 (22.91%) JavaScript
6 31 (17.32%) Python
7 20 (11.17%) Ruby
8 13 (7.26%) PHP
9 12 (6.70%) Perl
10 10 (5.59%) Bash Shell
11 9 (5.03%) Scala
12 8 (4.47%) Shell Script
13 6 (3.35%) PL/SQL
13 6 (3.35%) T-SQL
14 5 (2.79%) VB
15 3 (1.68%) VBA
15 3 (1.68%) LotusScript
15 3 (1.68%) XPath
16 2 (1.12%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 55 (30.73%) Degree
2 4 (2.23%) SC Cleared
2 4 (2.23%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.68%) OCPJP
3 3 (1.68%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (1.68%) Sun Certification
4 2 (1.12%) PhD
5 1 (0.56%) CCNA
5 1 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.56%) RHCE
5 1 (0.56%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (10.06%) SLA
2 12 (6.70%) ISO 9000
3 5 (2.79%) QA
3 5 (2.79%) DICOM
System Software
1 15 (8.38%) Active Directory
1 15 (8.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 15 (8.38%) Hyper-V
2 9 (5.03%) VMware ESX
3 8 (4.47%) NFS
4 7 (3.91%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 2 (1.12%) KVM
6 1 (0.56%) Samba
6 1 (0.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (4.47%) WSUS
2 7 (3.91%) Tivoli
3 6 (3.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 6 (3.35%) Puppet
4 5 (2.79%) Nagios
4 5 (2.79%) HAProxy
5 4 (2.23%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.68%) SCCM
6 3 (1.68%) SCOM
6 3 (1.68%) Ganglia
6 3 (1.68%) collectd
7 2 (1.12%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 32 (17.88%) Oracle
2 25 (13.97%) VMware
3 22 (12.29%) Red Hat
4 18 (10.06%) Microsoft
5 12 (6.70%) EMC
6 9 (5.03%) Google
7 8 (4.47%) Cisco
7 8 (4.47%) IBM
7 8 (4.47%) Symantec
8 6 (3.35%) Citrix
9 4 (2.23%) Zend
10 3 (1.68%) Sun
10 3 (1.68%) HP
10 3 (1.68%) SAP
10 3 (1.68%) JBoss
11 2 (1.12%) Progress
11 2 (1.12%) Dell
11 2 (1.12%) Blackboard
12 1 (0.56%) Twitter
12 1 (0.56%) Rackspace
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