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

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 31 18 20
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 63 82 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 8.03% 9.70% 11.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 39.13% 39.05% 48.17%
Number of salaries quoted 50 61 78
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,490 £24,000 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.22%
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
161 210 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 20.51% 24.85% 23.70%
Number of salaries quoted 137 167 149
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,700 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 5 August 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 5 August 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 -15 45 £34,500 - 11
Durham -11 18 £35,000 +10.23%
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 45 (37.19%) Windows
2 44 (36.36%) UNIX
3 43 (35.54%) MySQL
4 33 (27.27%) CSS
5 29 (23.97%) HTML
5 29 (23.97%) JavaScript
5 29 (23.97%) Python
6 28 (23.14%) PHP
7 24 (19.83%) SQL
8 22 (18.18%) Java
8 22 (18.18%) Degree
9 20 (16.53%) SQL Server
9 20 (16.53%) Apache
9 20 (16.53%) Active Directory
10 18 (14.88%) ISO 9000
10 18 (14.88%) C++
10 18 (14.88%) C
10 18 (14.88%) XML
10 18 (14.88%) Git (software)
11 17 (14.05%) HTML5
12 16 (13.22%) VMware Infrastructure
12 16 (13.22%) Software Engineering
12 16 (13.22%) VMware
13 15 (12.40%) Firmware
13 15 (12.40%) MS Exchange
13 15 (12.40%) Ruby
13 15 (12.40%) Agile Software Development
14 14 (11.57%) Perl
14 14 (11.57%) .NET
14 14 (11.57%) SAN

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 20 (16.53%) Apache
2 15 (12.40%) MS Exchange
3 13 (10.74%) nginx
4 11 (9.09%) SharePoint
5 10 (8.26%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (5.79%) Node.js
7 6 (4.96%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (4.96%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (3.31%) JBoss
9 3 (2.48%) Tomcat
9 3 (2.48%) CMS
9 3 (2.48%) Zope
9 3 (2.48%) Plone
10 1 (0.83%) OpenEdge
10 1 (0.83%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (8.26%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.61%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.83%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.61%) SaaS
1 8 (6.61%) PaaS
2 3 (2.48%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.57%) SAN
2 12 (9.92%) DNS
3 11 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 9 (7.44%) NAS
5 8 (6.61%) SSH
6 7 (5.79%) DHCP
7 6 (4.96%) Ethernet
7 6 (4.96%) Bluetooth
7 6 (4.96%) iSCSI
8 5 (4.13%) Firewall
9 4 (3.31%) Wireless
10 3 (2.48%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (2.48%) SSL
10 3 (2.48%) HTTP
11 2 (1.65%) VPN
11 2 (1.65%) LAN
11 2 (1.65%) PBX
11 2 (1.65%) VoIP
11 2 (1.65%) Asterisk PBX
12 1 (0.83%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (35.54%) MySQL
2 20 (16.53%) SQL Server
3 12 (9.92%) DB2
3 12 (9.92%) MongoDB
4 9 (7.44%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (4.96%) Big Data
5 6 (4.96%) Oracle Database
6 5 (4.13%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (2.48%) MariaDB
8 2 (1.65%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.83%) Redis
9 1 (0.83%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (14.88%) Git (software)
2 11 (9.09%) Subversion
3 7 (5.79%) LabVIEW
4 3 (2.48%) Selenium
4 3 (2.48%) WebDriver
5 2 (1.65%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.65%) Gradle
5 2 (1.65%) Artifactory
5 2 (1.65%) JUnit
5 2 (1.65%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.65%) RSpec
5 2 (1.65%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (0.83%) gulp
6 1 (0.83%) JMeter
6 1 (0.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.83%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.83%) Grunt
General
1 10 (8.26%) Electronics
2 7 (5.79%) Finance
3 6 (4.96%) French Language
3 6 (4.96%) German Language
3 6 (4.96%) Italian Language
4 5 (4.13%) Spanish Language
5 4 (3.31%) Hebrew Language
6 2 (1.65%) Automotive
6 2 (1.65%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.65%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (28.93%) Developer
2 16 (13.22%) Support Engineer
3 14 (11.57%) Java Developer
4 12 (9.92%) Software Engineer
5 10 (8.26%) Web Developer
6 9 (7.44%) Administrator
6 9 (7.44%) Technical Engineer
7 8 (6.61%) Electronics Engineer
7 8 (6.61%) Systems Administrator
7 8 (6.61%) Senior Technician
8 7 (5.79%) DBA
8 7 (5.79%) Senior Developer
8 7 (5.79%) Technical Support
8 7 (5.79%) Technical Support Engineer
8 7 (5.79%) Design Engineer
8 7 (5.79%) Hardware Engineer
8 7 (5.79%) Software Support Engineer
9 6 (4.96%) Senior Java Developer
9 6 (4.96%) Firmware Engineer
9 6 (4.96%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (27.27%) CSS
2 29 (23.97%) HTML
3 18 (14.88%) XML
4 17 (14.05%) HTML5
5 14 (11.57%) .NET
6 13 (10.74%) REST
6 13 (10.74%) CSS3
6 13 (10.74%) Qt
7 12 (9.92%) JSON
8 11 (9.09%) SOAP
8 11 (9.09%) jQuery
9 10 (8.26%) AngularJS
9 10 (8.26%) Java EE
9 10 (8.26%) Ruby on Rails
10 9 (7.44%) XHTML
10 9 (7.44%) XSD
11 8 (6.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 8 (6.61%) PhoneGap
11 8 (6.61%) WAMP
12 6 (4.96%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.26%) Embedded Systems
2 9 (7.44%) Mobile App
3 6 (4.96%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.31%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.48%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.65%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.83%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.83%) Statistics
7 1 (0.83%) User Experience
7 1 (0.83%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 45 (37.19%) Windows
2 44 (36.36%) UNIX
3 7 (5.79%) CentOS
4 6 (4.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (4.96%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (4.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.65%) Debian
6 2 (1.65%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (13.22%) Software Engineering
2 15 (12.40%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (8.26%) ITIL
3 10 (8.26%) OO
4 9 (7.44%) MVC
5 8 (6.61%) OOP
5 8 (6.61%) Responsive Web Design
6 7 (5.79%) Waterfall
6 7 (5.79%) Network Management
7 6 (4.96%) Embedded Software Development
7 6 (4.96%) UML
8 5 (4.13%) CMMI
9 4 (3.31%) Service Delivery
9 4 (3.31%) Content Management
9 4 (3.31%) Configuration Management
9 4 (3.31%) Time Management
9 4 (3.31%) API Integration
10 3 (2.48%) Open Source
10 3 (2.48%) Business Analysis
10 3 (2.48%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 29 (23.97%) JavaScript
1 29 (23.97%) Python
2 28 (23.14%) PHP
3 24 (19.83%) SQL
4 22 (18.18%) Java
5 18 (14.88%) C++
5 18 (14.88%) C
6 15 (12.40%) Ruby
7 14 (11.57%) Perl
8 8 (6.61%) Embedded C
9 7 (5.79%) Groovy
10 6 (4.96%) T-SQL
10 6 (4.96%) Embedded C++
10 6 (4.96%) Assembly Language
10 6 (4.96%) PL/SQL
11 5 (4.13%) C#
11 5 (4.13%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.65%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 22 (18.18%) Degree
2 3 (2.48%) MCSA
2 3 (2.48%) CCNA
2 3 (2.48%) ISEB
2 3 (2.48%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (2.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (2.48%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.83%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (14.88%) ISO 9000
2 9 (7.44%) SLA
3 4 (3.31%) QA
System Software
1 20 (16.53%) Active Directory
2 16 (13.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (12.40%) Firmware
4 8 (6.61%) Hyper-V
5 6 (4.96%) VMware ESX
5 6 (4.96%) NFS
6 5 (4.13%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (2.48%) qmail
7 3 (2.48%) Postfix
7 3 (2.48%) Varnish
8 2 (1.65%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (4.13%) Puppet
2 4 (3.31%) Ansible
3 3 (2.48%) systemd
3 3 (2.48%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.48%) HAProxy
4 2 (1.65%) Vagrant
4 2 (1.65%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 16 (13.22%) VMware
2 12 (9.92%) Sybase
2 12 (9.92%) Microsoft
3 9 (7.44%) Cisco
4 8 (6.61%) Adobe
4 8 (6.61%) Sencha
4 8 (6.61%) Twitter
4 8 (6.61%) Red Hat
5 7 (5.79%) EMC
5 7 (5.79%) Oracle
6 5 (4.13%) HP
7 4 (3.31%) NetApp
8 3 (2.48%) Convergys
9 2 (1.65%) Apple
9 2 (1.65%) Symantec
9 2 (1.65%) Dell
10 1 (0.83%) Progress
10 1 (0.83%) BT
10 1 (0.83%) OpenText
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum DOE + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
North East
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Houghton Le Spring, Tyne and Wear
Leighton Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Insure The Box
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle, Staffordshire
Accenture
Posted: 7 days ago
North East
HP
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago