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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 11 11 17
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Permanent jobs citing Linux 104 94 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 14.29% 12.69% 9.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 51.49% 49.21% 29.28%
Number of salaries quoted 98 84 63
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,550 £26,640 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,650 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Operating Systems Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
202 191 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 27.75% 25.78% 31.46%
Number of salaries quoted 181 172 224
Average salary £33,695 £33,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £19,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £42,500 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -4 74 £35,232 -11.92% 14
Durham -2 23 £35,000 +9.37% 3
Northumberland - 7 £31,500 -
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 59 (38.56%) UNIX
2 50 (32.68%) Java
3 45 (29.41%) C++
4 43 (28.10%) Windows
4 43 (28.10%) Software Engineering
5 40 (26.14%) Subversion
6 37 (24.18%) C
7 34 (22.22%) C#
8 33 (21.57%) Finance
9 32 (20.92%) HTML
10 31 (20.26%) JavaScript
10 31 (20.26%) Spring
11 29 (18.95%) SQL
12 26 (16.99%) Agile Software Development
13 25 (16.34%) MySQL
13 25 (16.34%) OO
14 24 (15.69%) Degree
15 23 (15.03%) Git (software)
15 23 (15.03%) Apache
15 23 (15.03%) Oracle
16 22 (14.38%) Firmware
16 22 (14.38%) Qt
17 21 (13.73%) Web Services
18 20 (13.07%) SAN
18 20 (13.07%) Java EE
19 19 (12.42%) VMware
19 19 (12.42%) Red Hat
19 19 (12.42%) Tomcat
20 18 (11.76%) DHCP
20 18 (11.76%) DNS

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 23 (15.03%) Apache
2 19 (12.42%) Tomcat
3 16 (10.46%) MS Exchange
4 14 (9.15%) Exchange Server 2003
4 14 (9.15%) Exchange Server 2007
4 14 (9.15%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (5.88%) SharePoint
6 6 (3.92%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.96%) IIS
8 2 (1.31%) Tuxedo
9 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.65%) Moodle
Applications
1 14 (9.15%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.27%) MS Office
3 3 (1.96%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.31%) PaaS
2 1 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (13.07%) SAN
2 18 (11.76%) DHCP
2 18 (11.76%) DNS
3 11 (7.19%) TCP/IP
4 10 (6.54%) iSCSI
4 10 (6.54%) NAS
5 9 (5.88%) HTTP
6 7 (4.58%) Firewall
7 5 (3.27%) Bluetooth
7 5 (3.27%) Ethernet
8 3 (1.96%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (1.31%) Network Security
9 2 (1.31%) OSPF
9 2 (1.31%) BGP
9 2 (1.31%) Intranet
9 2 (1.31%) VPN
10 1 (0.65%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (0.65%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (0.65%) LDAP
10 1 (0.65%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (16.34%) MySQL
2 15 (9.80%) SQL Server
3 14 (9.15%) Oracle Database
4 12 (7.84%) Jackrabbit
5 11 (7.19%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.96%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.31%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.31%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 40 (26.14%) Subversion
2 23 (15.03%) Git (software)
3 17 (11.11%) Jenkins
4 15 (9.80%) Maven
5 12 (7.84%) JUnit
6 8 (5.23%) Visual Studio
6 8 (5.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 4 (2.61%) LabVIEW
8 2 (1.31%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (1.31%) Toad
8 2 (1.31%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.65%) Ant
General
1 33 (21.57%) Finance
2 14 (9.15%) Electronics
3 8 (5.23%) French Language
3 8 (5.23%) German Language
3 8 (5.23%) Italian Language
4 7 (4.58%) Marketing
5 4 (2.61%) Games
6 1 (0.65%) Legal
6 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.65%) Publishing
6 1 (0.65%) Banking
Job Titles
1 55 (35.95%) Developer
2 28 (18.30%) Java Developer
3 23 (15.03%) Support Engineer
4 17 (11.11%) Software Engineer
4 17 (11.11%) Firmware Engineer
5 14 (9.15%) Systems Administrator
5 14 (9.15%) Administrator
6 11 (7.19%) Software Developer
7 10 (6.54%) Linux Engineer
8 9 (5.88%) Server Support
8 9 (5.88%) Senior Developer
8 9 (5.88%) Linux Administrator
8 9 (5.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 9 (5.88%) Server Engineer
8 9 (5.88%) Server Support Engineer
9 7 (4.58%) 2nd Line Support
9 7 (4.58%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 7 (4.58%) Information Security Specialist
9 7 (4.58%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 7 (4.58%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (20.92%) HTML
2 31 (20.26%) Spring
3 22 (14.38%) Qt
4 21 (13.73%) Web Services
5 20 (13.07%) Java EE
6 17 (11.11%) Apache Wicket
7 15 (9.80%) .NET
8 13 (8.50%) CSS
8 13 (8.50%) jQuery
9 12 (7.84%) JAX-WS
9 12 (7.84%) MooTools
9 12 (7.84%) JSR 170
10 11 (7.19%) .NET Framework
10 11 (7.19%) REST
11 9 (5.88%) J2EE
11 9 (5.88%) Guice
11 9 (5.88%) Django
11 9 (5.88%) Ruby on Rails
11 9 (5.88%) Play Framework
12 8 (5.23%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.38%) Firmware
2 12 (7.84%) Mathematics
2 12 (7.84%) Computer Science
3 11 (7.19%) Open Source
4 8 (5.23%) Visualisation
5 7 (4.58%) GPGPU
5 7 (4.58%) CUDA
6 3 (1.96%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (1.96%) 3D Graphics
7 2 (1.31%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.65%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.65%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.65%) Statistics
8 1 (0.65%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 59 (38.56%) UNIX
2 43 (28.10%) Windows
3 13 (8.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (7.84%) Solaris
5 10 (6.54%) SUSE
5 10 (6.54%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (5.23%) Embedded Linux
6 8 (5.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (3.92%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.31%) CentOS
10 1 (0.65%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.65%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (28.10%) Software Engineering
2 26 (16.99%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (16.34%) OO
4 17 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 16 (10.46%) Image Processing
6 15 (9.80%) ITIL
7 13 (8.50%) Embedded Software Development
7 13 (8.50%) Scrum
8 12 (7.84%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (7.19%) Performance Tuning
10 10 (6.54%) Automated Testing
11 9 (5.88%) Multithreading
11 9 (5.88%) Web Development
12 8 (5.23%) 3D Visualisation
12 8 (5.23%) TDD
12 8 (5.23%) Data Analysis
13 7 (4.58%) Information Security
14 6 (3.92%) Responsive Web Design
14 6 (3.92%) Web Design
14 6 (3.92%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 50 (32.68%) Java
2 45 (29.41%) C++
3 37 (24.18%) C
4 34 (22.22%) C#
5 31 (20.26%) JavaScript
6 29 (18.95%) SQL
7 17 (11.11%) Ruby
8 14 (9.15%) Embedded C
9 13 (8.50%) Embedded C++
9 13 (8.50%) Assembly Language
10 12 (7.84%) Python
11 9 (5.88%) Scala
12 7 (4.58%) Perl
13 6 (3.92%) PHP
14 4 (2.61%) Bash Shell
15 3 (1.96%) Shell Script
16 2 (1.31%) PHP5
16 2 (1.31%) PL/SQL
17 1 (0.65%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (15.69%) Degree
2 7 (4.58%) CISSP
2 7 (4.58%) CISA
2 7 (4.58%) CISM
3 2 (1.31%) RHCE
4 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.65%) MCSA
4 1 (0.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.50%) SLA
2 8 (5.23%) ISO 9000
3 7 (4.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.65%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.65%) QA
System Software
1 15 (9.80%) Active Directory
2 14 (9.15%) Hyper-V
3 13 (8.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (7.19%) VMware ESX
5 10 (6.54%) NFS
6 9 (5.88%) XenServer
7 6 (3.92%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 2 (1.31%) XenApp
8 2 (1.31%) UAG
9 1 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.65%) vSphere
9 1 (0.65%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 6 (3.92%) Tivoli
1 6 (3.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 5 (3.27%) Nagios
2 5 (3.27%) SCCM
2 5 (3.27%) SCOM
2 5 (3.27%) WSUS
3 3 (1.96%) Puppet
3 3 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.96%) collectd
3 3 (1.96%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 23 (15.03%) Oracle
2 19 (12.42%) VMware
2 19 (12.42%) Red Hat
3 15 (9.80%) Citrix
4 14 (9.15%) Microsoft
5 10 (6.54%) Symantec
6 9 (5.88%) Cisco
6 9 (5.88%) Google
7 6 (3.92%) IBM
8 5 (3.27%) EMC
9 4 (2.61%) Zend
10 3 (1.96%) HP
11 2 (1.31%) AppSense
11 2 (1.31%) TIBCO
12 1 (0.65%) NetApp
12 1 (0.65%) JBoss
12 1 (0.65%) SAP
12 1 (0.65%) Blackboard
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