The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 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 Tyne and Wear region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 21 19 13
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Permanent jobs citing Linux 51 48 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 8.21% 9.34% 10.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.69% 44.44% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 47 46 51
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%
Operating Systems Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
156 108 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 25.12% 21.01% 30.52%
Number of salaries quoted 137 94 143
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,500 £50,250
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Linux
North East

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 11 July 2014.

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 11 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -5 47 £32,500 -18.75% 14
Sunderland +6 5 £27,500 -8.33%
Linux
North East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 57 (45.24%) UNIX
2 49 (38.89%) Java
3 48 (38.10%) Windows
4 38 (30.16%) HTML
5 35 (27.78%) JavaScript
6 34 (26.98%) Spring
7 33 (26.19%) MySQL
8 32 (25.40%) Finance
9 28 (22.22%) OO
9 28 (22.22%) Software Engineering
9 28 (22.22%) Subversion
10 26 (20.63%) DNS
10 26 (20.63%) SAN
11 25 (19.84%) DHCP
11 25 (19.84%) C
11 25 (19.84%) SQL
12 24 (19.05%) VMware
12 24 (19.05%) MS Excel
13 23 (18.25%) C#
13 23 (18.25%) Web Services
13 23 (18.25%) Java EE
13 23 (18.25%) Degree
14 22 (17.46%) jQuery
14 22 (17.46%) Maven
14 22 (17.46%) Tomcat
15 21 (16.67%) Python
15 21 (16.67%) Apache
15 21 (16.67%) SLA
15 21 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
15 21 (16.67%) Apache Wicket

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 22 (17.46%) Tomcat
2 21 (16.67%) Apache
3 17 (13.49%) MS Exchange
4 16 (12.70%) Exchange Server 2003
4 16 (12.70%) Exchange Server 2007
4 16 (12.70%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (3.97%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.38%) WebLogic
6 3 (2.38%) IIS
7 2 (1.59%) Tuxedo
7 2 (1.59%) Moodle
8 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.79%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.79%) Documentum
8 1 (0.79%) SAS
Applications
1 24 (19.05%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.59%) MS Office
3 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (20.63%) DNS
1 26 (20.63%) SAN
2 25 (19.84%) DHCP
3 18 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 17 (13.49%) NAS
5 16 (12.70%) iSCSI
6 9 (7.14%) Firewall
6 9 (7.14%) HTTP
7 3 (2.38%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (1.59%) OSPF
8 2 (1.59%) BGP
8 2 (1.59%) LDAP
8 2 (1.59%) FTP
8 2 (1.59%) VPN
9 1 (0.79%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (26.19%) MySQL
2 18 (14.29%) Jackrabbit
3 16 (12.70%) SQL Server
4 11 (8.73%) Oracle Database
5 9 (7.14%) Relational Database
6 5 (3.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (2.38%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.59%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 28 (22.22%) Subversion
2 22 (17.46%) Maven
3 13 (10.32%) Jenkins
4 12 (9.52%) JUnit
5 10 (7.94%) Git (software)
6 8 (6.35%) Visual Studio
7 4 (3.17%) Selenium
8 3 (2.38%) Facilita Forecast
8 3 (2.38%) QuickTest Pro
8 3 (2.38%) LoadRunner
9 2 (1.59%) Ant
10 1 (0.79%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.79%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.79%) Hudson
10 1 (0.79%) GDB
General
1 32 (25.40%) Finance
2 14 (11.11%) German Language
3 13 (10.32%) Italian Language
3 13 (10.32%) French Language
4 4 (3.17%) Games
5 2 (1.59%) Marketing
5 2 (1.59%) Publishing
5 2 (1.59%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.79%) Electronics
6 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.79%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 46 (36.51%) Developer
2 29 (23.02%) Support Engineer
3 25 (19.84%) Java Developer
4 20 (15.87%) Administrator
4 20 (15.87%) Systems Administrator
5 12 (9.52%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 12 (9.52%) Linux Administrator
6 11 (8.73%) Software Developer
6 11 (8.73%) Analyst
6 11 (8.73%) Software Engineer
7 10 (7.94%) Server Support
7 10 (7.94%) Server Engineer
7 10 (7.94%) Server Support Engineer
8 9 (7.14%) Linux Support
9 8 (6.35%) Support Analyst
10 7 (5.56%) Technical Support
10 7 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
10 7 (5.56%) Linux Support Engineer
10 7 (5.56%) Linux Server Engineer
11 6 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (30.16%) HTML
2 34 (26.98%) Spring
3 23 (18.25%) Web Services
3 23 (18.25%) Java EE
4 22 (17.46%) jQuery
5 21 (16.67%) Apache Wicket
6 18 (14.29%) JAX-WS
6 18 (14.29%) MooTools
6 18 (14.29%) JSR 170
7 15 (11.90%) CSS
8 11 (8.73%) Ruby on Rails
9 10 (7.94%) .NET
9 10 (7.94%) REST
10 9 (7.14%) Play Framework
10 9 (7.14%) JSON
10 9 (7.14%) Django
10 9 (7.14%) Guice
11 8 (6.35%) HTML5
11 8 (6.35%) .NET Framework
11 8 (6.35%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.29%) Mathematics
1 18 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 11 (8.73%) Open Source
3 9 (7.14%) Replication
4 5 (3.97%) Clustering
4 5 (3.97%) CUDA
4 5 (3.97%) Visualisation
5 3 (2.38%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.59%) 3D Graphics
6 2 (1.59%) GPGPU
6 2 (1.59%) Statistics
7 1 (0.79%) DTV
7 1 (0.79%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.79%) VLE
7 1 (0.79%) Wiki
7 1 (0.79%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 57 (45.24%) UNIX
2 48 (38.10%) Windows
3 20 (15.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (13.49%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (7.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (6.35%) SUSE
6 8 (6.35%) Solaris
7 5 (3.97%) CentOS
8 4 (3.17%) Windows 7
9 3 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.79%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.79%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.79%) Debian
10 1 (0.79%) Fedora
10 1 (0.79%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (22.22%) OO
1 28 (22.22%) Software Engineering
2 21 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (12.70%) ITIL
4 13 (10.32%) Performance Tuning
5 12 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (8.73%) Automated Testing
6 11 (8.73%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (7.94%) Image Processing
8 9 (7.14%) Configuration Management
8 9 (7.14%) Web Development
9 8 (6.35%) Business Continuity
9 8 (6.35%) Web Design
10 7 (5.56%) TDD
10 7 (5.56%) Scrum
11 6 (4.76%) Multithreading
11 6 (4.76%) Project Management
11 6 (4.76%) Responsive Web Design
11 6 (4.76%) OWASP
12 5 (3.97%) 3D Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 49 (38.89%) Java
2 35 (27.78%) JavaScript
3 25 (19.84%) C
3 25 (19.84%) SQL
4 23 (18.25%) C#
5 21 (16.67%) Python
6 19 (15.08%) Ruby
7 14 (11.11%) C++
8 9 (7.14%) Scala
9 7 (5.56%) Bash Shell
9 7 (5.56%) PHP
10 6 (4.76%) PL/SQL
11 5 (3.97%) T-SQL
12 3 (2.38%) VB
13 2 (1.59%) Perl
13 2 (1.59%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.79%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.79%) Fortran
14 1 (0.79%) Embedded C
14 1 (0.79%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 23 (18.25%) Degree
2 2 (1.59%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.59%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.59%) RHCE
3 1 (0.79%) MCSA
3 1 (0.79%) PhD
3 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (16.67%) SLA
2 2 (1.59%) QA
3 1 (0.79%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 20 (15.87%) Hyper-V
2 18 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (12.70%) VMware ESX
3 16 (12.70%) NFS
4 12 (9.52%) Active Directory
5 7 (5.56%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 6 (4.76%) XenServer
7 2 (1.59%) KVM
Systems Management
1 7 (5.56%) Nagios
1 7 (5.56%) Tivoli
2 5 (3.97%) Puppet
3 3 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.38%) collectd
3 3 (2.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (2.38%) WSUS
3 3 (2.38%) Ganglia
4 2 (1.59%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 24 (19.05%) VMware
2 20 (15.87%) Red Hat
3 18 (14.29%) Oracle
4 16 (12.70%) Symantec
5 11 (8.73%) Cisco
5 11 (8.73%) Microsoft
6 9 (7.14%) Citrix
6 9 (7.14%) Google
7 7 (5.56%) IBM
8 3 (2.38%) HP
8 3 (2.38%) JBoss
9 2 (1.59%) Progress
9 2 (1.59%) Zend
9 2 (1.59%) Blackboard
9 2 (1.59%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.79%) Lotus
10 1 (0.79%) Apple
10 1 (0.79%) SAP
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