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

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 45 11 18
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +7
Permanent jobs citing Linux 35 76 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 4.92% 13.50% 9.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.18% 58.91% 40.25%
Number of salaries quoted 32 65 56
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,640 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
151 129 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 21.21% 22.91% 23.91%
Number of salaries quoted 123 108 140
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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 5 March 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 March 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 -25 30 £50,000 +42.85% 17
Durham -11 3 £35,000 - 2
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 (43.27%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (38.46%) Windows
3 31 (29.81%) Java
4 29 (27.88%) HTML
5 26 (25.00%) Open Source
6 23 (22.12%) PHP
7 22 (21.15%) Python
7 22 (21.15%) TDD
8 20 (19.23%) Ruby
8 20 (19.23%) MySQL
9 19 (18.27%) JavaScript
10 18 (17.31%) CSS
11 17 (16.35%) JIRA
12 16 (15.38%) Mentoring
13 15 (14.42%) Scrum
13 15 (14.42%) Firewall
14 14 (13.46%) C++
14 14 (13.46%) SQL
14 14 (13.46%) TCP/IP
14 14 (13.46%) Opscode Chef
14 14 (13.46%) HTML5
14 14 (13.46%) Puppet
15 13 (12.50%) C#
15 13 (12.50%) Degree
15 13 (12.50%) QA
16 12 (11.54%) Web Development
16 12 (11.54%) Django
16 12 (11.54%) Multithreading
16 12 (11.54%) Spring
16 12 (11.54%) MS Exchange

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 12 (11.54%) MS Exchange
2 11 (10.58%) Apache
2 11 (10.58%) Exchange Server 2007
2 11 (10.58%) Confluence
3 7 (6.73%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (5.77%) IIS
5 3 (2.88%) CMS
5 3 (2.88%) Lync
6 2 (1.92%) Node.js
6 2 (1.92%) AquaLogic
6 2 (1.92%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.96%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.96%) OpenEdge
7 1 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.96%) nginx
7 1 (0.96%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 10 (9.62%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.81%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (2.88%) BASE24
3 1 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.96%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.88%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.96%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 15 (14.42%) Firewall
2 14 (13.46%) TCP/IP
3 10 (9.62%) DNS
4 9 (8.65%) DHCP
4 9 (8.65%) Intrusion Detection
5 8 (7.69%) SAN
6 7 (6.73%) NAS
7 5 (4.81%) HTTP
8 4 (3.85%) iSCSI
9 3 (2.88%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (2.88%) ATM
10 2 (1.92%) Ethernet
10 2 (1.92%) Internet
11 1 (0.96%) Network Security
11 1 (0.96%) PuTTY
11 1 (0.96%) VPN
11 1 (0.96%) GPRS
11 1 (0.96%) GSM
11 1 (0.96%) WAN
11 1 (0.96%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (19.23%) MySQL
2 12 (11.54%) MongoDB
2 12 (11.54%) NoSQL
2 12 (11.54%) Relational Database
3 8 (7.69%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.85%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.88%) DB2
6 2 (1.92%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.96%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.96%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 17 (16.35%) JIRA
2 12 (11.54%) Jenkins
3 11 (10.58%) Selenium
4 10 (9.62%) Git (software)
5 5 (4.81%) PHPUnit
6 3 (2.88%) Cucumber
6 3 (2.88%) LoadRunner
6 3 (2.88%) Subversion
7 2 (1.92%) Xcode
7 2 (1.92%) Bower
8 1 (0.96%) Facilita Forecast
8 1 (0.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.96%) Maven
8 1 (0.96%) Ant
8 1 (0.96%) JUnit
8 1 (0.96%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.96%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.96%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 10 (9.62%) Games
2 9 (8.65%) Marketing
3 8 (7.69%) Finance
4 5 (4.81%) French Language
4 5 (4.81%) German Language
4 5 (4.81%) Italian Language
5 3 (2.88%) Banking
5 3 (2.88%) Retail
5 3 (2.88%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.92%) Automotive
6 2 (1.92%) Electronics
7 1 (0.96%) Front Office
7 1 (0.96%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 35 (33.65%) Developer
2 17 (16.35%) Software Developer
3 11 (10.58%) Architect
3 11 (10.58%) Solutions Architect
3 11 (10.58%) Support Engineer
3 11 (10.58%) PHP Developer
4 9 (8.65%) Web Engineer
4 9 (8.65%) Administrator
4 9 (8.65%) Systems Administrator
4 9 (8.65%) Operations Engineer
5 8 (7.69%) Tester
5 8 (7.69%) Java Developer
6 6 (5.77%) Junior
6 6 (5.77%) Analyst
6 6 (5.77%) Java Software Developer
6 6 (5.77%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 6 (5.77%) Linux Administrator
7 5 (4.81%) Test Analyst
7 5 (4.81%) Consultant
7 5 (4.81%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (27.88%) HTML
2 18 (17.31%) CSS
3 14 (13.46%) HTML5
4 12 (11.54%) Spring
4 12 (11.54%) Django
5 11 (10.58%) RESTful
5 11 (10.58%) JSON
6 8 (7.69%) XML
7 7 (6.73%) LAMP
8 6 (5.77%) OpenGL
8 6 (5.77%) .NET
8 6 (5.77%) J2EE
8 6 (5.77%) Laravel
9 5 (4.81%) jQuery
9 5 (4.81%) Symfony
9 5 (4.81%) CodeIgniter
10 4 (3.85%) Zend Framework
10 4 (3.85%) SOAP
11 3 (2.88%) XHTML
11 3 (2.88%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 26 (25.00%) Open Source
2 6 (5.77%) CUDA
2 6 (5.77%) Visualisation
2 6 (5.77%) 3D Graphics
2 6 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.77%) Algorithms
3 4 (3.85%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.88%) Tandem
4 3 (2.88%) Cryptography
4 3 (2.88%) EMV
4 3 (2.88%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.92%) Social Media
6 1 (0.96%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.96%) RIA
6 1 (0.96%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.96%) DTV
6 1 (0.96%) PKI
6 1 (0.96%) Replication
6 1 (0.96%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 40 (38.46%) Windows
2 12 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (10.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (10.58%) UNIX
4 7 (6.73%) CentOS
5 5 (4.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.88%) Windows 7
6 3 (2.88%) Windows XP
6 3 (2.88%) Android
7 2 (1.92%) Debian
8 1 (0.96%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.96%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (43.27%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (21.15%) TDD
3 16 (15.38%) Mentoring
4 15 (14.42%) Scrum
5 12 (11.54%) Web Development
5 12 (11.54%) Configuration Management
5 12 (11.54%) MVC
5 12 (11.54%) Performance Monitoring
5 12 (11.54%) Multithreading
6 11 (10.58%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (10.58%) Kanban
7 9 (8.65%) Unit Testing
8 8 (7.69%) Change Management
8 8 (7.69%) OO
8 8 (7.69%) Image Processing
9 6 (5.77%) Game Development
9 6 (5.77%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (5.77%) Performance Testing
9 6 (5.77%) 3D Visualisation
9 6 (5.77%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 31 (29.81%) Java
2 23 (22.12%) PHP
3 22 (21.15%) Python
4 20 (19.23%) Ruby
5 19 (18.27%) JavaScript
6 14 (13.46%) C++
6 14 (13.46%) SQL
7 13 (12.50%) C#
8 11 (10.58%) Scala
9 8 (7.69%) PowerShell
10 7 (6.73%) Perl
11 5 (4.81%) Bash Shell
12 4 (3.85%) PL/SQL
12 4 (3.85%) C
12 4 (3.85%) PHP5
12 4 (3.85%) Shell Script
13 3 (2.88%) JCL
13 3 (2.88%) COBOL
13 3 (2.88%) PL/1
14 2 (1.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (12.50%) Degree
2 6 (5.77%) PhD
2 6 (5.77%) CCNA
2 6 (5.77%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (4.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (4.81%) MCSE
3 5 (4.81%) MCSA
4 2 (1.92%) VCP4
5 1 (0.96%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.96%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.50%) QA
2 7 (6.73%) SLA
3 4 (3.85%) ISO 9000
4 3 (2.88%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.96%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.96%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (8.65%) VMware ESX
2 7 (6.73%) NFS
3 6 (5.77%) Hyper-V
4 5 (4.81%) XenApp
4 5 (4.81%) XenServer
4 5 (4.81%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.92%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.92%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 14 (13.46%) Puppet
1 14 (13.46%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.92%) OpenView
2 2 (1.92%) Nagios
3 1 (0.96%) Cacti
3 1 (0.96%) logstash
3 1 (0.96%) Kibana
Vendors
1 11 (10.58%) Zend
2 10 (9.62%) Oracle
2 10 (9.62%) VMware
3 9 (8.65%) Red Hat
4 8 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 8 (7.69%) HP
5 7 (6.73%) Cisco
6 6 (5.77%) Symantec
7 5 (4.81%) Citrix
8 3 (2.88%) NCR
8 3 (2.88%) IBM
8 3 (2.88%) VocaLink
9 2 (1.92%) Dell
9 2 (1.92%) Informatica
10 1 (0.96%) Sage
10 1 (0.96%) BT
10 1 (0.96%) Perforce
10 1 (0.96%) Sybase
10 1 (0.96%) SAP
10 1 (0.96%) Progress
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
North East
Nigel Wright Consultancy
Salary: Up to £40, 000
Posted: 13 hours ago
Durham, County Durham
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £23,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Benefits, Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Gem Partnership
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Darlington, County Durham
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Gem Partnership
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £27000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum DOE + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Orchard Information Systems Ltd
Posted: 20 days ago