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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 20 21 16
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 70 56 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 9.25% 8.85% 11.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.33% 41.18% 42.13%
Number of salaries quoted 53 52 69
Average salary £35,000 £33,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% +1.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £22,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
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
210 136 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 27.74% 21.48% 27.47%
Number of salaries quoted 175 121 154
Average salary £30,000 £33,500 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.44% +13.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £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 26 November 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 26 November 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 63 £35,000 -6.66% 8
Durham -4 6 £30,625 -5.76% 2
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 69 (46.94%) Java
2 54 (36.73%) Windows
3 50 (34.01%) UNIX
3 50 (34.01%) SQL
3 50 (34.01%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (25.17%) C#
5 32 (21.77%) C++
5 32 (21.77%) HTML
5 32 (21.77%) Degree
6 29 (19.73%) MySQL
6 29 (19.73%) Mentoring
7 28 (19.05%) Relational Database
7 28 (19.05%) C
7 28 (19.05%) Python
8 25 (17.01%) PHP
8 25 (17.01%) Open Source
9 24 (16.33%) XML
10 23 (15.65%) JavaScript
11 21 (14.29%) Ruby
12 20 (13.61%) TDD
13 19 (12.93%) SOAP
13 19 (12.93%) Firewall
14 18 (12.24%) VMware
14 18 (12.24%) CSS
14 18 (12.24%) MS Excel
14 18 (12.24%) TCP/IP
15 17 (11.56%) ITIL
15 17 (11.56%) Oracle
16 16 (10.88%) Web Services
16 16 (10.88%) Waterfall

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 11 (7.48%) MS Exchange
2 10 (6.80%) Exchange Server 2007
3 9 (6.12%) Confluence
3 9 (6.12%) Apache
4 8 (5.44%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (4.08%) Tomcat
7 4 (2.72%) IIS
8 2 (1.36%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.68%) JBoss
9 1 (0.68%) Documentum
9 1 (0.68%) SAS
9 1 (0.68%) CMS
9 1 (0.68%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.68%) Lync
9 1 (0.68%) nginx
9 1 (0.68%) Moodle
9 1 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 18 (12.24%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.40%) MS Office
3 2 (1.36%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.72%) BASE24
2 3 (2.04%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.68%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.40%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (2.72%) SaaS
3 1 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.68%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 19 (12.93%) Firewall
2 18 (12.24%) TCP/IP
3 15 (10.20%) DNS
4 13 (8.84%) DHCP
4 13 (8.84%) SAN
5 9 (6.12%) Intrusion Detection
6 8 (5.44%) NAS
7 5 (3.40%) iSCSI
8 4 (2.72%) ATM
9 2 (1.36%) Ethernet
9 2 (1.36%) HTTP
10 1 (0.68%) Network Security
10 1 (0.68%) Internet
10 1 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.68%) SSH
10 1 (0.68%) FTP
10 1 (0.68%) WAN
10 1 (0.68%) SSL
10 1 (0.68%) VPN
10 1 (0.68%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (19.73%) MySQL
2 28 (19.05%) Relational Database
3 12 (8.16%) SQL Server
4 11 (7.48%) MongoDB
5 9 (6.12%) NoSQL
6 8 (5.44%) DB2
7 7 (4.76%) Oracle Database
8 6 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (3.40%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (2.72%) RDBMS
11 3 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (1.36%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (0.68%) Jackrabbit
13 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (10.88%) Selenium
2 15 (10.20%) JIRA
3 12 (8.16%) Git (software)
3 12 (8.16%) Jenkins
4 8 (5.44%) LoadRunner
5 6 (4.08%) Visual Studio
5 6 (4.08%) QuickTest Pro
5 6 (4.08%) Facilita Forecast
6 5 (3.40%) PHPUnit
7 4 (2.72%) Subversion
8 3 (2.04%) LabVIEW
8 3 (2.04%) JUnit
8 3 (2.04%) Redmine
8 3 (2.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (1.36%) TestNG
9 2 (1.36%) Hudson
9 2 (1.36%) Maven
10 1 (0.68%) Ant
10 1 (0.68%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.68%) Cucumber
General
1 12 (8.16%) Games
2 9 (6.12%) Marketing
3 8 (5.44%) Finance
4 6 (4.08%) French Language
4 6 (4.08%) German Language
4 6 (4.08%) Italian Language
5 5 (3.40%) Electronics
6 4 (2.72%) Banking
6 4 (2.72%) Retail
7 2 (1.36%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.36%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.36%) Automotive
8 1 (0.68%) Legal
8 1 (0.68%) Advertising
8 1 (0.68%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 44 (29.93%) Developer
2 25 (17.01%) Software Developer
3 20 (13.61%) Analyst
4 14 (9.52%) Administrator
5 13 (8.84%) Support Engineer
5 13 (8.84%) Systems Administrator
6 12 (8.16%) PHP Developer
7 11 (7.48%) Java Developer
8 10 (6.80%) Web Engineer
9 9 (6.12%) Operations Engineer
9 9 (6.12%) Solutions Architect
9 9 (6.12%) Architect
10 8 (5.44%) Test Analyst
10 8 (5.44%) Software Engineer
10 8 (5.44%) Technical Support
11 7 (4.76%) Principal Software Developer
12 6 (4.08%) Linux Administrator
12 6 (4.08%) Applications Support
12 6 (4.08%) Programmer
12 6 (4.08%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (21.77%) HTML
2 24 (16.33%) XML
3 19 (12.93%) SOAP
4 18 (12.24%) CSS
5 16 (10.88%) Web Services
6 14 (9.52%) Spring
7 10 (6.80%) HTML5
8 9 (6.12%) Django
8 9 (6.12%) JSON
8 9 (6.12%) RESTful
9 7 (4.76%) OpenGL
10 6 (4.08%) Zend Framework
10 6 (4.08%) Laravel
11 5 (3.40%) CodeIgniter
11 5 (3.40%) XHTML
11 5 (3.40%) Symfony
11 5 (3.40%) LAMP
11 5 (3.40%) Ajax
11 5 (3.40%) J2EE
12 4 (2.72%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 25 (17.01%) Open Source
2 15 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (10.20%) Client/Server
3 8 (5.44%) Replication
3 8 (5.44%) Computer Science
4 7 (4.76%) Visualisation
4 7 (4.76%) CUDA
5 5 (3.40%) Algorithms
5 5 (3.40%) 3D Graphics
5 5 (3.40%) PACS
5 5 (3.40%) Mainframe
5 5 (3.40%) Smartcard
6 4 (2.72%) EMV
6 4 (2.72%) Tandem
6 4 (2.72%) Cryptography
7 3 (2.04%) NHS
7 3 (2.04%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (2.04%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.36%) DTV
9 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 54 (36.73%) Windows
2 50 (34.01%) UNIX
3 13 (8.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (8.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (5.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (4.76%) CentOS
7 4 (2.72%) Windows 7
7 4 (2.72%) Windows XP
8 3 (2.04%) Debian
8 3 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.68%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.68%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.68%) Android
9 1 (0.68%) SUSE
9 1 (0.68%) AIX
9 1 (0.68%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (34.01%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (19.73%) Mentoring
3 20 (13.61%) TDD
4 17 (11.56%) ITIL
5 16 (10.88%) Waterfall
6 14 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (8.84%) Configuration Management
8 12 (8.16%) OO
8 12 (8.16%) Change Management
8 12 (8.16%) Multithreading
8 12 (8.16%) Performance Monitoring
9 11 (7.48%) DevOps
9 11 (7.48%) Software Engineering
9 11 (7.48%) MVC
10 10 (6.80%) Web Development
10 10 (6.80%) Scrum
11 9 (6.12%) Unit Testing
11 9 (6.12%) Kanban
12 8 (5.44%) Image Processing
13 7 (4.76%) 3D Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 69 (46.94%) Java
2 50 (34.01%) SQL
3 37 (25.17%) C#
4 32 (21.77%) C++
5 28 (19.05%) Python
5 28 (19.05%) C
6 25 (17.01%) PHP
7 23 (15.65%) JavaScript
8 21 (14.29%) Ruby
9 13 (8.84%) Perl
10 11 (7.48%) Bash Shell
11 9 (6.12%) Scala
12 8 (5.44%) PowerShell
12 8 (5.44%) Shell Script
13 5 (3.40%) VB
14 4 (2.72%) JCL
14 4 (2.72%) PL/1
14 4 (2.72%) COBOL
15 3 (2.04%) VBA
15 3 (2.04%) LotusScript
Qualifications
1 32 (21.77%) Degree
2 5 (3.40%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.40%) PhD
3 4 (2.72%) CCNA
3 4 (2.72%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (2.72%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.04%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (2.04%) Sun Certification
4 3 (2.04%) MCSE
4 3 (2.04%) MCSA
4 3 (2.04%) OCPJP
5 1 (0.68%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.52%) SLA
2 13 (8.84%) QA
3 5 (3.40%) DICOM
4 4 (2.72%) ISO 8583
5 3 (2.04%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.68%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.68%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (8.16%) VMware Infrastructure
1 12 (8.16%) Hyper-V
2 9 (6.12%) VMware ESX
3 8 (5.44%) NFS
4 7 (4.76%) Active Directory
5 3 (2.04%) XenApp
5 3 (2.04%) XenServer
6 2 (1.36%) KVM
6 2 (1.36%) Firmware
7 1 (0.68%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (0.68%) Samba
7 1 (0.68%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (8.16%) Puppet
2 10 (6.80%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.72%) Nagios
3 4 (2.72%) WSUS
4 2 (1.36%) Zenoss
5 1 (0.68%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.68%) Cacti
5 1 (0.68%) logstash
5 1 (0.68%) Kibana
Vendors
1 18 (12.24%) VMware
2 17 (11.56%) Oracle
3 13 (8.84%) Zend
4 12 (8.16%) Microsoft
4 12 (8.16%) Red Hat
5 9 (6.12%) Cisco
6 8 (5.44%) HP
7 7 (4.76%) Symantec
8 6 (4.08%) IBM
9 4 (2.72%) Dell
9 4 (2.72%) VocaLink
9 4 (2.72%) NCR
10 3 (2.04%) EMC
10 3 (2.04%) Citrix
10 3 (2.04%) Sun
11 2 (1.36%) SAP
12 1 (0.68%) Progress
12 1 (0.68%) Apple
12 1 (0.68%) Sage
12 1 (0.68%) Perforce
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