The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 27 17 20
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 46 64 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 9.02% 10.21% 11.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.98% 38.55% 60.78%
Number of salaries quoted 41 51 61
Average salary £34,000 £34,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%
Linux
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear region.

Operating Systems Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
118 166 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 23.14% 26.48% 19.62%
Number of salaries quoted 106 134 90
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Linux
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Tyne and Wear region.

Linux Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

Linux
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Linux
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -7 40 £35,000 +2.18% 8
Gateshead -11 5 £26,000 -20.00%
Linux
North East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 42 (48.84%) Windows
2 29 (33.72%) MySQL
3 25 (29.07%) UNIX
4 21 (24.42%) SQL
5 20 (23.26%) JavaScript
6 19 (22.09%) Java
6 19 (22.09%) CSS
6 19 (22.09%) Python
6 19 (22.09%) Active Directory
7 18 (20.93%) HTML
8 15 (17.44%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
9 14 (16.28%) VMware
9 14 (16.28%) PHP
10 13 (15.12%) SQL Server
10 13 (15.12%) XML
10 13 (15.12%) MS Exchange
10 13 (15.12%) Degree
10 13 (15.12%) REST
11 12 (13.95%) JSON
12 11 (12.79%) SAN
12 11 (12.79%) SOAP
13 10 (11.63%) ITIL
13 10 (11.63%) DNS
13 10 (11.63%) SharePoint
13 10 (11.63%) Java EE
13 10 (11.63%) AngularJS
14 9 (10.47%) HTML5
14 9 (10.47%) Microsoft
14 9 (10.47%) XSD

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 13 (15.12%) MS Exchange
2 10 (11.63%) SharePoint
3 8 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (8.14%) Node.js
4 7 (8.14%) Apache
5 5 (5.81%) nginx
6 4 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (4.65%) JBoss
7 3 (3.49%) Tomcat
7 3 (3.49%) CMS
7 3 (3.49%) Zope
7 3 (3.49%) Plone
8 1 (1.16%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (9.30%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.30%) SaaS
1 8 (9.30%) PaaS
2 3 (3.49%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.79%) SAN
2 10 (11.63%) DNS
3 8 (9.30%) TCP/IP
4 6 (6.98%) NAS
5 5 (5.81%) Firewall
5 5 (5.81%) DHCP
6 4 (4.65%) Wireless
6 4 (4.65%) iSCSI
7 3 (3.49%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (3.49%) SSL
7 3 (3.49%) HTTP
8 2 (2.33%) VPN
8 2 (2.33%) LAN
8 2 (2.33%) PBX
8 2 (2.33%) VoIP
8 2 (2.33%) Asterisk PBX
9 1 (1.16%) GPRS
9 1 (1.16%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (33.72%) MySQL
2 13 (15.12%) SQL Server
3 6 (6.98%) MongoDB
3 6 (6.98%) Big Data
3 6 (6.98%) Oracle Database
4 5 (5.81%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (3.49%) MariaDB
6 2 (2.33%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.16%) Redis
7 1 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.16%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.16%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (5.81%) Subversion
2 3 (3.49%) Selenium
2 3 (3.49%) WebDriver
3 2 (2.33%) Gradle
3 2 (2.33%) Artifactory
3 2 (2.33%) JUnit
3 2 (2.33%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.33%) Apache Ivy
3 2 (2.33%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.16%) gulp
4 1 (1.16%) JMeter
4 1 (1.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.16%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.16%) Grunt
General
1 4 (4.65%) Italian Language
2 3 (3.49%) French Language
2 3 (3.49%) German Language
2 3 (3.49%) Electronics
2 3 (3.49%) Finance
3 2 (2.33%) Automotive
3 2 (2.33%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.33%) Marketing
3 2 (2.33%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.16%) Hebrew Language
Job Titles
1 17 (19.77%) Developer
2 14 (16.28%) Support Engineer
3 12 (13.95%) Software Engineer
4 10 (11.63%) Java Developer
5 9 (10.47%) Administrator
6 8 (9.30%) Systems Administrator
6 8 (9.30%) Senior Technician
7 7 (8.14%) Software Support Engineer
7 7 (8.14%) DBA
8 6 (6.98%) Oracle DBA
8 6 (6.98%) Technical Engineer
9 5 (5.81%) Head of Development
9 5 (5.81%) IT Technician
9 5 (5.81%) Senior IT Technician
9 5 (5.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (5.81%) 3rd Line Support
9 5 (5.81%) Senior Developer
9 5 (5.81%) Software Developer
10 4 (4.65%) Junior
10 4 (4.65%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (22.09%) CSS
2 18 (20.93%) HTML
3 13 (15.12%) XML
3 13 (15.12%) REST
4 12 (13.95%) JSON
5 11 (12.79%) SOAP
6 10 (11.63%) Java EE
6 10 (11.63%) AngularJS
7 9 (10.47%) HTML5
7 9 (10.47%) XSD
8 5 (5.81%) .NET
8 5 (5.81%) Grails
8 5 (5.81%) CSS3
9 2 (2.33%) Hibernate
9 2 (2.33%) Spring
9 2 (2.33%) JPA
9 2 (2.33%) RESTful
9 2 (2.33%) Web Services
9 2 (2.33%) Swing
10 1 (1.16%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.65%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.49%) Visualisation
2 3 (3.49%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (3.49%) Mobile App
2 3 (3.49%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.16%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.16%) Statistics
4 1 (1.16%) User Experience
4 1 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 42 (48.84%) Windows
2 25 (29.07%) UNIX
3 7 (8.14%) CentOS
4 5 (5.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.33%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (17.44%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (11.63%) ITIL
3 7 (8.14%) Waterfall
3 7 (8.14%) Network Management
4 6 (6.98%) Software Engineering
5 5 (5.81%) CMMI
6 4 (4.65%) Service Delivery
6 4 (4.65%) Configuration Management
7 3 (3.49%) TDD
7 3 (3.49%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (3.49%) Open Source
7 3 (3.49%) Business Analysis
8 2 (2.33%) Software Testing
8 2 (2.33%) Web Development
8 2 (2.33%) Test Scripting
8 2 (2.33%) Multithreading
8 2 (2.33%) V-Model
8 2 (2.33%) Test Automation
8 2 (2.33%) Image Processing
8 2 (2.33%) OO
Programming Languages
1 21 (24.42%) SQL
2 20 (23.26%) JavaScript
3 19 (22.09%) Java
3 19 (22.09%) Python
4 14 (16.28%) PHP
5 7 (8.14%) Groovy
6 6 (6.98%) T-SQL
6 6 (6.98%) PL/SQL
6 6 (6.98%) Perl
6 6 (6.98%) C++
7 5 (5.81%) C
7 5 (5.81%) C#
7 5 (5.81%) Shell Script
7 5 (5.81%) Ruby
8 2 (2.33%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.33%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 13 (15.12%) Degree
2 3 (3.49%) MCSA
2 3 (3.49%) CCNA
2 3 (3.49%) ISEB
2 3 (3.49%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.49%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.16%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.98%) SLA
2 5 (5.81%) ISO 9000
3 4 (4.65%) QA
System Software
1 19 (22.09%) Active Directory
2 14 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.98%) Hyper-V
4 5 (5.81%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (4.65%) NFS
5 4 (4.65%) VMware ESX
6 3 (3.49%) qmail
6 3 (3.49%) Postfix
6 3 (3.49%) Varnish
7 2 (2.33%) vSphere
7 2 (2.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (5.81%) Puppet
2 4 (4.65%) Ansible
3 3 (3.49%) systemd
3 3 (3.49%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.49%) HAProxy
4 2 (2.33%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.16%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 14 (16.28%) VMware
2 9 (10.47%) Microsoft
3 8 (9.30%) Red Hat
3 8 (9.30%) Oracle
4 7 (8.14%) Cisco
5 5 (5.81%) HP
6 2 (2.33%) Dell
6 2 (2.33%) NetApp
6 2 (2.33%) Symantec
7 1 (1.16%) Convergys
7 1 (1.16%) BT
7 1 (1.16%) OpenText
7 1 (1.16%) Sybase
Houghton Le Spring, Tyne and Wear
Leighton Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Insure The Box
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle, Staffordshire
Accenture
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum DOE + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Orange Bus
Salary: £28k - 34k per year + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago