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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 19 18 17
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 78 79 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 9.44% 11.65% 10.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.61% 48.77% 32.56%
Number of salaries quoted 60 78 74
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,200 £23,950
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -0.64%
Operating Systems Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
202 162 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 24.46% 23.89% 31.31%
Number of salaries quoted 165 147 226
Average salary £30,000 £33,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +17.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,947 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.47% -
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 30 July 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 30 July 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 0 64 £34,000 -12.82% 27
Durham 0 8 £32,000 -3.03% 1
Northumberland - 5 - -
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 100 (54.05%) UNIX
2 67 (36.22%) Java
3 58 (31.35%) Windows
4 51 (27.57%) C
4 51 (27.57%) SQL
5 47 (25.41%) Degree
6 45 (24.32%) C++
7 42 (22.70%) MySQL
8 38 (20.54%) JavaScript
9 37 (20.00%) HTML
9 37 (20.00%) C#
10 36 (19.46%) ITIL
10 36 (19.46%) Software Engineering
11 35 (18.92%) Finance
12 34 (18.38%) Subversion
13 33 (17.84%) Spring
13 33 (17.84%) MS Excel
14 31 (16.76%) VMware
15 30 (16.22%) SAN
15 30 (16.22%) Oracle
16 28 (15.14%) Web Services
16 28 (15.14%) Python
17 26 (14.05%) DNS
17 26 (14.05%) Agile Software Development
18 25 (13.51%) OO
19 24 (12.97%) DHCP
19 24 (12.97%) Red Hat
20 23 (12.43%) SLA
20 23 (12.43%) Hyper-V
21 22 (11.89%) VMware Infrastructure

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 22 (11.89%) Tomcat
2 20 (10.81%) MS Exchange
2 20 (10.81%) Apache
3 18 (9.73%) Exchange Server 2003
3 18 (9.73%) Exchange Server 2007
3 18 (9.73%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (4.86%) SharePoint
5 6 (3.24%) nginx
6 5 (2.70%) Tornado
7 3 (1.62%) IIS
8 2 (1.08%) Moodle
8 2 (1.08%) Tuxedo
8 2 (1.08%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.54%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.54%) Documentum
9 1 (0.54%) SAS
9 1 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 33 (17.84%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.32%) MS Project
3 4 (2.16%) MS Office
4 1 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.32%) PaaS
2 3 (1.62%) SaaS
3 2 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 30 (16.22%) SAN
2 26 (14.05%) DNS
3 24 (12.97%) DHCP
4 20 (10.81%) TCP/IP
5 16 (8.65%) NAS
6 15 (8.11%) iSCSI
7 10 (5.41%) HTTP
7 10 (5.41%) Firewall
8 5 (2.70%) Ethernet
8 5 (2.70%) Bluetooth
8 5 (2.70%) Network Security
9 3 (1.62%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (1.08%) LDAP
10 2 (1.08%) FTP
10 2 (1.08%) VPN
11 1 (0.54%) OSPF
11 1 (0.54%) BGP
11 1 (0.54%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (22.70%) MySQL
2 22 (11.89%) SQL Server
3 18 (9.73%) Jackrabbit
3 18 (9.73%) Relational Database
4 16 (8.65%) Oracle Database
5 8 (4.32%) NoSQL
6 7 (3.78%) MongoDB
7 5 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (2.70%) Redis
7 5 (2.70%) Couchbase
8 4 (2.16%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.62%) DB2
10 2 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.54%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 34 (18.38%) Subversion
2 21 (11.35%) Maven
3 17 (9.19%) Git (software)
4 16 (8.65%) Jenkins
5 13 (7.03%) JUnit
6 12 (6.49%) LabVIEW
7 8 (4.32%) Visual Studio
8 5 (2.70%) Selenium
9 3 (1.62%) QuickTest Pro
9 3 (1.62%) LoadRunner
9 3 (1.62%) Facilita Forecast
10 2 (1.08%) Hudson
10 2 (1.08%) Ant
11 1 (0.54%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.54%) Redmine
11 1 (0.54%) GDB
11 1 (0.54%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.54%) TestNG
11 1 (0.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 35 (18.92%) Finance
2 15 (8.11%) Electronics
3 13 (7.03%) German Language
4 12 (6.49%) Italian Language
4 12 (6.49%) French Language
5 10 (5.41%) Games
6 6 (3.24%) Marketing
7 4 (2.16%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.16%) Legal
8 3 (1.62%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.08%) Publishing
10 1 (0.54%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 55 (29.73%) Developer
2 31 (16.76%) Support Engineer
3 24 (12.97%) Java Developer
4 18 (9.73%) Administrator
5 17 (9.19%) Systems Administrator
6 16 (8.65%) Analyst
7 15 (8.11%) Software Developer
8 14 (7.57%) Software Engineer
9 11 (5.95%) Technical Support
9 11 (5.95%) Linux Engineer
9 11 (5.95%) Programmer
10 10 (5.41%) Support Analyst
10 10 (5.41%) Server Support
10 10 (5.41%) Server Engineer
10 10 (5.41%) Server Support Engineer
11 9 (4.86%) 2nd Line Support
11 9 (4.86%) Linux Support
11 9 (4.86%) Linux Administrator
11 9 (4.86%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 8 (4.32%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (20.00%) HTML
2 33 (17.84%) Spring
3 28 (15.14%) Web Services
4 22 (11.89%) jQuery
5 21 (11.35%) Java EE
6 20 (10.81%) Qt
7 19 (10.27%) Apache Wicket
8 18 (9.73%) JAX-WS
8 18 (9.73%) MooTools
8 18 (9.73%) JSR 170
9 16 (8.65%) CSS
10 14 (7.57%) XML
11 11 (5.95%) Ruby on Rails
11 11 (5.95%) SOAP
11 11 (5.95%) REST
12 10 (5.41%) .NET
12 10 (5.41%) JSON
13 9 (4.86%) Django
13 9 (4.86%) Guice
13 9 (4.86%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.27%) Computer Science
2 18 (9.73%) Mathematics
3 14 (7.57%) Firmware
4 11 (5.95%) Open Source
5 9 (4.86%) Replication
6 8 (4.32%) Embedded Systems
7 7 (3.78%) Client/Server
8 5 (2.70%) Clustering
8 5 (2.70%) Management Information System
8 5 (2.70%) CUDA
8 5 (2.70%) Visualisation
9 3 (1.62%) 3D Graphics
9 3 (1.62%) DTV
10 2 (1.08%) GPGPU
10 2 (1.08%) Smartcard
10 2 (1.08%) PACS
10 2 (1.08%) Statistics
11 1 (0.54%) VLE
11 1 (0.54%) NHS
11 1 (0.54%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 100 (54.05%) UNIX
2 58 (31.35%) Windows
3 20 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (9.73%) Solaris
5 17 (9.19%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (7.03%) SUSE
7 12 (6.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (3.24%) Windows 7
9 5 (2.70%) FreeBSD
9 5 (2.70%) CentOS
10 4 (2.16%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (1.08%) Debian
11 2 (1.08%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.54%) Fedora
12 1 (0.54%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.54%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (19.46%) ITIL
1 36 (19.46%) Software Engineering
2 26 (14.05%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (13.51%) OO
4 16 (8.65%) Performance Tuning
5 13 (7.03%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (6.49%) Multithreading
6 12 (6.49%) Automated Testing
6 12 (6.49%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (5.41%) Image Processing
7 10 (5.41%) Matrix Management
7 10 (5.41%) Configuration Management
7 10 (5.41%) Web Development
7 10 (5.41%) Business Continuity
8 9 (4.86%) Service Delivery
9 8 (4.32%) Waterfall
9 8 (4.32%) Project Management
9 8 (4.32%) Web Design
10 7 (3.78%) Scrum
10 7 (3.78%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 67 (36.22%) Java
2 51 (27.57%) C
2 51 (27.57%) SQL
3 45 (24.32%) C++
4 38 (20.54%) JavaScript
5 37 (20.00%) C#
6 28 (15.14%) Python
7 21 (11.35%) Ruby
8 10 (5.41%) Perl
9 9 (4.86%) PHP
9 9 (4.86%) Scala
9 9 (4.86%) Bash Shell
10 6 (3.24%) PL/SQL
10 6 (3.24%) T-SQL
11 5 (2.70%) Shell Script
11 5 (2.70%) Embedded C
11 5 (2.70%) Embedded C++
11 5 (2.70%) Assembly Language
12 3 (1.62%) VB
13 2 (1.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 47 (25.41%) Degree
2 2 (1.08%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.08%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.08%) PhD
3 1 (0.54%) OCPJP
3 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (0.54%) RHCE
3 1 (0.54%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.54%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (12.43%) SLA
2 13 (7.03%) ISO 9000
3 3 (1.62%) QA
4 2 (1.08%) DICOM
System Software
1 23 (12.43%) Hyper-V
2 22 (11.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (10.27%) Active Directory
4 16 (8.65%) VMware ESX
5 15 (8.11%) NFS
6 7 (3.78%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 5 (2.70%) XenServer
8 2 (1.08%) KVM
8 2 (1.08%) XenApp
8 2 (1.08%) UAG
9 1 (0.54%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (4.86%) WSUS
2 7 (3.78%) Tivoli
3 6 (3.24%) Puppet
3 6 (3.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 6 (3.24%) Nagios
4 5 (2.70%) SCCM
4 5 (2.70%) SCOM
4 5 (2.70%) HAProxy
5 4 (2.16%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.62%) Ganglia
6 3 (1.62%) collectd
7 2 (1.08%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 31 (16.76%) VMware
2 30 (16.22%) Oracle
3 24 (12.97%) Red Hat
4 20 (10.81%) Microsoft
5 15 (8.11%) Symantec
6 13 (7.03%) EMC
7 11 (5.95%) Citrix
8 10 (5.41%) Cisco
9 9 (4.86%) Google
10 7 (3.78%) IBM
11 3 (1.62%) HP
11 3 (1.62%) SAP
11 3 (1.62%) JBoss
12 2 (1.08%) Zend
12 2 (1.08%) Blackboard
12 2 (1.08%) Progress
12 2 (1.08%) TIBCO
12 2 (1.08%) AppSense
13 1 (0.54%) Sun
13 1 (0.54%) Dell
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